Daily Archive: March 18, 2017

Mar
18

Diversified growth funds now face two tests

These products may turn out to be a flawed collection of bad bets, warns John Plender

Mar
18

Banned and barred, Israel’s women stand up to religious hardliners

Ultra-Orthodox influence has excluded women from speaking at funerals and public prayers, and taken them off the radio

The jeering crowds of men, held back by a thin security cordon as they screamed at the small group of women heading to the most sacred site in Judaism, occasionally made contact, kicking, pushing or tripping one of the would-be worshippers.

Sarah Moody, a 27-year-old preparing to become a rabbi, was among those knocked to the ground by the mob. As she scrambled back to her feet and headed towards the Western Wall, her knees were bruised and there were tears welling in her eyes. “It was frightening,” she said, raising her voice to be heard over cries of “evil-doers”, “anarchists” and other insults, and the shrill of blasting whistles. “They were right over me.”

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Mar
18

Plane that landed at NYC airport gets stuck in snowdrift

Plane that landed at NYC airport gets stuck in snowdriftNEW YORK (AP) — A plane from Chicago that landed at LaGuardia Airport on Saturday got stuck in a snowdrift while turning off the runway and had to be pulled out by a tug.


Mar
18

College Student's Boyfriend Charged With Her Murder A Month After Her Body is Found

College Student's Boyfriend Charged With Her Murder A Month After Her Body is FoundPolice found her body last month.


Mar
18

Modi party picks firebrand to head India's biggest state

Modi party picks firebrand to head India's biggest statePrime Minister Narendra Modi’s right-wing party Saturday picked a controversial firebrand leader to head India’s most populous state, where it won a landslide victory last week. Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party won an absolute majority in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, home to 220 million people and seen as a bellwether of national politics, in a massive vote of confidence for the premier halfway into his first term. After an hours-long meeting with local BJP legislators on Saturday, senior party leader M. Venkaiah Naidu announced 44-year-old Yogi Adityanath as Uttar Pradesh’s next chief minister.


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