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UK fishermen fear Brexit betrayal with one year to go

BRIXHAM, United Kingdom: On the dockside in Brixham, a bustling fishing port in southwest England, the fear is that Britain’s departure from the European Union may prove a false dawn for hopes of taking back control. The area voted 63 percent in favour of leaving the EU in the 2016 referendum — a sign of the anger over its fishing quotas and equal access rights blamed for a long-term decline of the industry. But with exactly one year to go from Thursday before Britain’s scheduled departure date, fishermen see signs…

Priyanka Chopra reveals her biggest fear while working in Hollywood

Comparing her experience in Bollywood with Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra recently revealed her biggest fear in Hollywood. Priyanka Chopra, who has played a villain's role in action comedy movie 'Baywatch' opposite Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) and Zac Efron in 2017, was all praise for punctuality of Hollywood stars. Read More: Priyanka Chopra meets Syrian refugees in Jordan The Bollywood actress is the first South Asian woman to headline an American network drama series with playing character Alex Parrish in Quantico. The…

After Reuters arrests, some Myanmar reporters fear ‘it could’ve been me’

YANGON: Some human rights advocates say press freedom is under attack in Myanmar, even though decades of rule by a junta that tightly controlled the media has given way to a government led by Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Myanmar has detained at least 29 journalists in the 20 months since Suu Kyi came to power. While most have since been released on bail, the frequency of arrests - along with the detention last week of two Reuters reporters - has rekindled worries among some journalists trying to cover violence…

Fear of a serial killer puts US city on edge

TAMPA: A possible serial killer is on the loose in Tampa, Florida, picking out victims seemingly at random on the street, and shaken residents are looking over their shoulders fearing he could be someone they know. Early Tuesday, 60-year-old Ronald Felton became the fourth person to die since October 9 in a string of mysterious attacks near downtown Tampa. All four murders took place within a seven block area, in the city's working class Seminole Heights neighborhood. All the victims were alone on the street at the…

Fuel shortage across country as oil transporters go on strike

KARACHI: Commuters across the country are facing serious issues after shortage of petroleum products as All Pakistan Oil Tankers Owners Association continued their strike for the second day on Tuesday, ARY News reported. Most of the petrol pumps have shut down and others many are soon going to follow suit as their stock of petrol drains out with large number of people waiting in queues to get tanks of their vehicles filled. Citizens are annoyed and troubled of the situation and demand end to the crisis. Read More: Oil…

Mashal’s sister says can’t pursue studies for fear of security threats

SWABI: Sister of Mashal Khan, the student of Abdul Wali Khan University who was lynched after being accused of blasphemy, on Sunday said she could not pursue her studies for fear of security threats, ARY News reported. “I cannot go to college because of security threats. The government should not provide security to us only but to all those going to educational institutes, for Mashal was not killed by a foreign element but by educated people,” she said while talking to ARY News on her brother’s chehlum. Astooria,…

From fear of water to gold medal, Bosnian swimmer beats the odds

Six-year-old Bosnian Ismail Zulfic was born without arms and with a foot deformity and overcame his fear of the water to win a gold medal at a regional swimming competition. At the competition in Croatia, Ismail was cheered on by members of his swimming club, set up by Amel Kapo to coach disabled swimmers, and by his parents, who drive him twice a week to Sarajevo, 70 km (45 miles) from their home in the central Bosnian town of Zenica for swimming lessons. Ismail's parents never dreamed their shy boy, who developed…

WATCH: Terrified cop caught on CCTV camera running away from tiny rat

Have you ever seen a burly cop fearing a tiny creature like rat? Well, a police officer in uniform from Florida has left everyone in splits for something hilariously extra-ordinary. The officer was caught running away from a rat in the funniest video. Touted as a CCTV capture from the St Petersburg Police Department in Florida, this video – that’s doing the rounds in social media – shows the brawny officer’s rendezvous with a tiny rodent, in which not only does he run away from it, but also comes back treading steadily…