Wild Oats XI, the supermaxi that has dominated the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race for the last 11 years, is out of this year's race after succumbing to the record pace she was setting at the head of the fleet. Commodore John Markos from race organiser the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia was confident the wind would support Perpetual's record bid. Wild Oats skipper Mark Richards made the call to retire from the race on Tuesday, citing the safety of his crew.
Reports state that Kim's grandmother, Kim Jong-suk, was incidentally born on Christmas eve and is considered as "the Sacred Mother of the Revolution" in the communist state because of her contributions as anti-Japanese guerrilla and activist.
It said the participants agreed to continue their efforts towards further facilitating the Afghan-led, Afghan-owned peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan according to the known principles of reintegration of the armed opposition into peaceful life.
The collapsed building was located at High Way Police Barracks opposite Area F, Ikeja. He said that the toilets and stairways of wing "D" of the building collapsed at about 4.00a.m. According to Premium Times, Dolapo Badmus who is the spokesperson of the state police confirmed the death of two people. He said: "We have understanding that the building has failed integrity tests, twice".
Ben Foster says West Brom need to forget about Saturday's defeat at Arsenal and look ahead to their next outing. Dealing with the layers of pressure - ranging from what a player puts on himself to what they sense from the crowd or the torrents that assail them on social media - is not always easy for the modern footballer.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Hawaii on Monday ahead of a symbolic meeting with President Barack Obama at the site of the Pearl Harbour attack. It also offers Mr Abe a chance to reiterate the strategic importance of Japan-US ties before President-elect Donald Trump, who questioned some aspects of the defence alliance during his election campaign, takes power in January.