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New Zealand prime minister gives birth to baby girl

New Zealand prime minister gives birth to baby girl

World
New Zealand's PM Jacinda Ardern has become the first world leader in nearly 30 years to have a baby while in office. The 37-year-old gave birth to a baby girl in Auckland City Hospital, becoming only the second world leader to do so while serving.Benazir Bhutto had her second child in 1990 when she was prime minister of Pakistan."I'm sure we're going through all of the emotions new parents go through, but at the same time feeling so grateful for all the kindness and best wishes from so many people. Thank you," Ms Ardern said in a statement Image: Ms Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford announced the pregnancy in January She added that both mother and daughter were doing well. The politician and her partner Clarke...
World Cup: Kane's brace gives England World Cup win over Tunisia

World Cup: Kane's brace gives England World Cup win over Tunisia

Sports
June 18 (UPI) -- England defeated Tunisia 2-1 in a Group G match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Monday in Russia's southern city of Volgograd. The scoring was opened by England's forward Harry Kane in the 11th minute. Tunisia's midfielder Ferjani Sassi equalized from the spot in the 35th minute. However Kane's header in the 91st minute sealed three points for England. Another Group G match was played earlier on Monday in Sochi, between Belgium and Panama. Belgium hammered Panama 3-0 to lead the group with three points. England is second after them, also with three points. Panama and Tunisia have failed to win any points so far. England will play their next match, vs Panama, in Nizhny Novgorod on June 24. Tunisia are to face Belgium on June 23 at Moscow's Spartak Stadium. Let's block ads! (Wh...
Cuba gives one of the permits needed for oil drilling

Cuba gives one of the permits needed for oil drilling

Business
April 30 (UPI) -- The Cuban government has signed off on an environment license that could pave the way to drilling for oil onshore, an Australian energy company said.Melbana Energy Ltd., which changed its name last year from MEO Australia to broadcast a Caribbean flair, said the Cuban Ministry of Science and Technology gave it the environmental license for planned activities at its Alameda-1 exploration well on the north shore of Cuba."Our Cuba and Melbourne-based drilling team is continuing to progress the necessary permits through the well-defined Cuban regulatory process," Melbana CEO Robert Zammit said in a statement. "We are pleased to reach this milestone and look forward to finalizing all regulatory approvals for the Alameda-1 well."Melbana's is targeting a reservoir with more than...
New York gives the green light to retirement plan for workers without one

New York gives the green light to retirement plan for workers without one

Finance
New York has become the latest state to give the nod to a retirement savings program for workers who lack access to one where they work.Endorsed by the state legislature on Saturday via approval of its fiscal 2019 budget, the program would be similar to others cropping up around the country that provide private sector workers with a tax-advantaged retirement account if their employer does not offer one.The budget authorizes the creation of the New York Secure Choice Savings Program. While details are slim — a state board would be charged with working out the specifics — participation would be voluntary for both businesses and workers. Employees who choose to enroll would be able to direct part of their paycheck to a Roth IRA.While contributions to Roth IRAs are not tax-deductible, the asse
Elizabeth Hurley gives update on “brutally” stabbed nephew

Elizabeth Hurley gives update on “brutally” stabbed nephew

Entertainment
INSTAGRAM/ELIZABETH HURLEYUPDATE: Liz has given fans more information on her nephew's stabbingThe 52-year-old actress informed fans on Saturday that her nephew, model Miles Hurley, had been "repeatedly stabbed in a brutal attack in London".However, she has gone into more details about the attack on her Instagram page.ELIZABETH HURLEY SON: STAR DEFENDS 15-YEAR-OLD DAMIAN TAKING HER BIKINI PICSThe Royals star posted a snap of herself and Myles smiling together in happier times.She told her 860,000 followers: "He was repeatedly stabbed and lost more than four pints of blood."A policeman was patrolling close by and administered first aid until the ambulance arrived."INSTAGRAM/ELIZABETH HURLEYSPEAKING OUT: The actress said The deepest wound just missed severing Miles' spine “The dee