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Woman in coma for last 10 years gives birth to baby boy

Woman in coma for last 10 years gives birth to baby boy

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The woman had been incapacitated in a drowning incident. Phoenix police on Saturday were investigating reports of a Female assault after a woman who has been hospitalized in a vegetative state for the past decade gave birth. The woman, who was incapacitated in a drowning incident, was a patient at Hacienda Healthcare when she went into labor on December 29 and delivered a baby boy, according to local media. No one knew she was pregnant and healthcare staff was initially unsure why she was moaning, the reports said. "This matter is currently under investigation by the Phoenix Police Department," Sergeant Tommy Thompson told Reuters when asked about the media reports. Hacienda spokesman David Leibowitz said the facility had recently become aware of a "deeply disturbing incident" in...
65-year-old Indian woman gives birth to second child

65-year-old Indian woman gives birth to second child

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Her husband thanked Allah for the 'precious gift'. A 65-year-old Indian woman recently gave birth to a health baby girl and claims to have become the oldest mother in the world. The unnamed woman's husband, 80-year-old Hakim Din thanked Allah for the precious gift. The elderly couple who already has a son aged between 8 and 10 years, are now seeking financial help from the government to raise their newborn daughter, according to Daily Mail. Terming the birth a 'rarest of rare' case, Dr Shabir Sidiqui, a maternity specialist from Kashmir said, "Usually menopause sets in at the age of 47 years in India. Once it sets in, there is no possibility (of giving birth). But this is a rare one." If the woman has conceived naturally then she could become the oldest mother in the world to ha...
68 dead in Philippine storm, thousands displaced

68 dead in Philippine storm, thousands displaced

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The weather disturbance locally named 'Usman' hit the country on Saturday. The death toll from a storm that struck the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 68 with the number of fatalities expected to climb even higher, civil defence officials said on Monday. Fifty-seven people died in the mountainous Bicol region, southeast of Manila, while 11 were killed in the central island of Samar, mostly due to landslides and drownings, the officials said. "I am afraid this (death toll) will still go up because there are a lot of areas we still have to clear," said Claudio Yucot, Bicol civil defence director. The weather disturbance locally named "Usman" hit the country on Saturday. While it did not have powerful winds it brought heavy rains that caused floods and loosened the soil,...
Video: ‘Passenger’ proposes to Emirates cabin crew on Dubai flight

Video: ‘Passenger’ proposes to Emirates cabin crew on Dubai flight

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Love is in the air - literally. It was a Rome to Dubai flight when a young man named Stefano proposed to his sweatheart Vittoria - an Emirates cabin crew member on-board the aircraft. A video released by Emirates airline showed the young lady Vittoria overwhelmed with emotion by the her fiancé's loving gesture as she was unaware of what was unfolding behind the curtains of the Economy cabin where he proposed to her. The man also roped in other fellow passengers and cabin crew in the flight to decorate the cabin. The young man even handed out cutout masks of his face to fellow passengers. Like a true gentleman, Stefano went down on one knee and proposed to Vittoria in the aisle where she happily said yes - sliding the pretty engagement ring on her finger. The video is melting h
woman stabbed her husband! you will be shocked by knowing the reason

woman stabbed her husband! you will be shocked by knowing the reason

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He hopes that speaking out about his plight will help male victims of domestic violence. A henpecked husband who had separated from his wife after a decade of troubled marriage, was stabbed in the back by her as he apparently took too long to do Christmas shopping. The woman has been awarded 14 years in jail and given an extra four years on license. Stuart Simpson, 45, a chef, said his former wife, Sonia, 52, subjected him to ten years of domestic violence but had still invited her to celebrate Christmas Day with him and his new partner Stacey, 28. The incident occurred on December 23 last year, two months after the couple ended their relationship. Simpson from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, said that Sonia became furious because he returned home from shopping later than she expected. S...
This company is offering up to Dh9,000 as Christmas bonus

This company is offering up to Dh9,000 as Christmas bonus

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Spirit of the holidays. Wagamama was sold last month to Frankie & Benny's owner, The Restaurant Group, for £559 million. Following the massive sale deal, Wagamama's nearly 4,000 staff will take home a share in a £4 million (Dh18.62 million approx) Christmas bonus. The decision was made by outgoing chief executive Jane Holbrook and Wagamama's former private equity owner DukeStreet, and will see staff take home up to £2,000 (Dh9,000 approx) each, reported Metro.uk. The chefs and managers will bank £2,000 each, while waiting staff will get £1,000, provided they have worked at Wagamama for over 12 months. Duke Street acquired Wagamama in 2011 for £215 million. The new owner, Restaurant Group chief executive Andy McCue, plans to explore international growth opportunities f
Catriona Gray of Philippines crowned Miss Universe 2018

Catriona Gray of Philippines crowned Miss Universe 2018

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She volunteers as a Teacher's Assistant to the students of Young Focus NGO. Catriona Elisa Gray from Philippines was crowned Miss Universe 2018 at a gala ceremony, where representatives from South Africa and Venezuela secured the first runner-up and second runner-up spots. India's Nehal Chudasama failed to make it to the Top 20. Gray was ecstatic as she took her first walk as Miss Universe in a dazzling red gown with a thigh-high slit. She was crowned by Miss Universe 2017 Demi Leigh Nel-Peters, who comes from South Africa. In the final question round, Gray was asked about the most important lesson she has learnt in life and how would she apply it in her time as Miss Universe. Miss Universe 2018 is... PHILIPPINES! pic.twitter.com/r2BkN8JpXh — Miss Universe (@MissUniverse) Dece
Pakistan sets Dh800 base salary for workers

Pakistan sets Dh800 base salary for workers

UAE NEWS, WORLD NEWS
Along with a salary of Dh800, Pakistani workers will also be given accommodation, food and covered by medical insurance. A minimum wage of Dh800 has been established for Pakistani workers along with benefits, said Pakistani Ambassador to the UAE Moazzam Ahmad Khan. Labour contracts of Pakistani nationals will be processed for jobs in UAE only if the minimum wage condition is met, he said while speaking to the community at an event hosted in honour of Pakistan's National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser at the Pakistan Consulate on Wednesday evening. "The minimum wage requirement has been in place for over a year and this has been done to stop exploitation of labourers who sometimes work at very low wages," he said, adding that the Pakistan government had approved the requirement. T...
Man being with the body of dead father for six months

Man being with the body of dead father for six months

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Said cremation would mean destroying his father's memory along with his body Patna: A man from the Indian state of Jharkhand kept the body of his dead father at home for six months as he didn’t want to “destroy his memories” by consigning his mortal remains to the flames. The police have seized the decomposing body from his home and sent it for a post mortem. As per reports, 75-year-old Vishwnath Prasad, from Indira Colony in Giridih district, died from a prolonged illness in May. His family said he had been suffering from diarrhoea. Soon after his death, however, his son, Prashant Kumar Sinha, took his father’s body home and hid it in a room without letting his neighbours know about his demise. Whenever anyone inquired about his whereabouts, he would tell them he had gone o
Video: Sheikh Mohamed receives Pakistan’s Imran Khan

Video: Sheikh Mohamed receives Pakistan’s Imran Khan

UAE NEWS, WORLD NEWS
Khan was accorded an official reception where the Pakistani national anthem was played, and a 21-gun salute was fired in his honour. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who arrived in the UAE on Sunday. Upon his arrival at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, the Pakistani Prime Minister was accorded an official reception where the Pakistani national anthem was played, and a 21-gun salute was fired in his honour. Khan and his accompanying delegation were also greeted by a number of sheikhs and senior officials who welcomed his visit to the country. Amongst those welcoming the Pakistani official were Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Nationa...