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first_img Share Share 36 Views   no discussions HealthLifestyleNewsRegional T&T gynaecologist on rape charges freed 15 years later by: – May 1, 2018 Sharing is caring!center_img Tweet Share PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — A 71-year-old gynaecologist was freed by a High Court in Trinidad after he was accused of raping a woman 15 years ago.Dr Shauffie David Ali, who is also the owner and medical director of Gulf View Medical Centre, south of the island, had gone on trial before Justice Hayden St Clair-Douglas last month and charged with grievous sexual assault and rape.The woman, who was then 21, alleged that Ali raped her in his office on April 8, 2003. But the jury took less than an hour to find the medical practitioner not guilty.The court heard that the woman had attempted suicide after two miscarriages and was a patient at the medical centre for two days in March 2003.The woman alleged she received a call from Ali’s office for her to make an appointment to see him. The woman claimed she visited Ali’s office on April 1 and 2, 2003 and that on the third visit on April 8, the doctor raped her in his office.But the defence three witnesses, including the doctor’s daughter, a receptionist and a nurse, produced evidence showing that there was no record of any appointment for the woman to see the doctor and that the receptionist said she called the woman once for her to come to the office to pay her bill and not to set up an appointment.The nurse told the court that on the day of the alleged rape she was in the theatre with the doctor, who was performing a caesarean.“I have a smile on my face. I feel good,’ Ali said as he left the court on Monday.last_img read more

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first_imgThe result also ended the nine-game unbeaten run of Enyimba.Enyimba fell behind at Wikki after 18 minutes when Abubakar Lawal headed past goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai off a free kick.However, the champions drew level three minutes when Chima Akas conjured a magical free kick from the edge of the box.It was the defender’s third goal this season.However, home team Wikki left it late to deliver the sucker punches when Idris Guda Mohammed fired a shot from outside the box in the 88th minute to make it 2-1.And on the stroke of 90 minutes, Godwin Obaje scored his 13th goal of the season, when he tucked away a penalty after he was upended inside the box on his way to goal.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram NFPLChampions Enyimba wednesday slipped in their title push in the Nigeria league after they lost 3-1 at Wikki Tourists, who have now shot to top place in the standings.The home win meant Wikki toppled Rivers United to be top on 31 points, while Enyimba slipped to third place on 30 points with a game at hand.last_img read more

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first_img Related Stories 2016 NCAA Tournament: Dayton beat writer breaks down what Syracuse fans should watch forSyracuse basketball opponent preview: What to know about No. 7 seed DaytonFormer SU Provost Eric Spina: ‘I have a new love and that’s Dayton’2016 NCAA Tournament: Beat writers hand out superlatives2016 NCAA Tournament: Beat writers fill out their own brackets Facebook Twitter Google+ Comments Published on March 16, 2016 at 2:52 pm Contact Chris: cjlibona@syr.edu | @ChrisLibonaticenter_img Do you remember the last time Syracuse played an NCAA Tournament game in St. Louis?I sure hope not. Syracuse has never played an NCAA Tournament game in St. Louis.Do you remember the last time Syracuse was named a No. 10 seed in the NCAA Tournament?Second verse, same as the first. SU’s never been a No. 10 seed or a double-digit seeded team, for that matter. There’s a first time for everything.Do you remember the last time Syracuse played in the Midwest region?Syracuse last played in the Midwest region back in 2001. The fifth-seeded Orange beat 12th seeded Hawaii, 79-69, but were drubbed in the Round of 32 by fourth-seeded Kansas. Check out all of SU’s results from when it has played in the Midwest since the NCAA Tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985:2001 (San Antonio, Texas)First Round — No. 5 SU beats No. 12 Hawaii, 79-69Second Round — No. 4 Kansas beats No. 5 SU, 87-582000 (Auburn Hills, Michigan)First Round — No. 4 SU beats No. 13 Samford, 79-65Second Round — No. 4 SU beats No. 5 Kentucky, 52-50Sweet 16 — No. 1 Michigan State beats No. 4 SU, 75-581995 (Kansas City, Missouri)First Round — No. 7 SU beats No. 10 Southern Illinois, 96-92Second Round — No. 2 Arkansas beats No. 7 SU, 96-941989 (Minneapolis, Minnesota)First Round — No. 2 SU beats No. 15 Bucknell, 104-81Second Round — No. 2 SU beats No. 10 Colorado State, 65-50Sweet 16 — No. 2 SU beats No. 3 Missouri, 83-80Elite 8 — No. 1 Illinois beats No. 2 SU, 89-86Do you remember the last time Jim Boeheim and Tom Izzo were placed in the same region?That would be 2005, also the same year T.J. Sorrentine went Steph Curry on the Orange and splashed a 3 “from the parking lot,” in the words of Gus Johnson, to sink the dagger in Syracuse’s NCAA Tournament appearance. Boeheim and Izzo never got a chance to face off and Michigan State rolled all the way to the Final Four, where the Spartans lost to North Carolina.Do you remember the last time Syracuse was placed in the same bracket with a No. 1 seed from its conference?You’d have to go back to 1985, the first time the tournament expanded to 64 teams. Syracuse was the No. 7 seed in the East bracket while Georgetown was tabbed as the No. 1 seed. The Orange beat future Big East foe DePaul in the first round of that tournament, but No. 2 seed Georgia Tech beat SU, 70-53. With Syracuse (19-13, 9-9 Atlantic Coast) set to face Dayton (25-7, 14-4 Atlantic 10) on Friday at 12:15 p.m., check out whether you remember some of Syracuse’s NCAA Tournament history. Do you remember the last time Syracuse played in the 7-10 matchup?Both times Syracuse has played in a game between the No. 7 and No. 10 seeds, it was the No. 7 seed. In 1995, Syracuse beat 10th-seeded Southern Illinois, 96-92. That season, Lawrence Moten scored 19.6 points per game and John Wallace scored 16.8. Wallace led the team with 8.2 rebounds per game. That team went 20-10 overall and finished 12-6 in Big East play.The Orange went on to lose in overtime to No. 2 seed Arkansas, 96-94, in the next round. SU played those games in Austin, Texas and were in the Midwest region, which was hosted by Kansas City, Missouri. Arkansas went to the NCAA championship game, which it lost 89-78 to UCLA.Do you remember the last time Syracuse played a No. 7 seed?AdvertisementThis is placeholder textFive years before Syracuse played No. 10 seed Southern Illinois in 1995, the Orange faced No. 7 seed Virginia in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Then the No. 2 seed in the Southeast regional, SU crushed 15th-seeded Coppin State, then slipped past UVA, 63-61, in the next round.That team also used a seven-man rotation and only five SU players scored against Virginia. Syracuse’s Derrick Coleman and Billy Owens combined for 35 points and 18 rebounds. Virginia’s Bryant Stith scored 30 points against the Orange. Syracuse lost in the next round to sixth-seeded Minnesota.SU is 1-1 against No. 7 seeds, having lost to Navy in the 1986 NCAA Tournament, when the Orange was pegged as a No. 2 seed.MORE COVERAGE:Dougherty: 1 of Syracuse’s defining characteristics will no longer be enoughSyracuse basketball roundtable: Dayton rematch, what SU needs to do to win and Trevor Cooney’s legacyBeat writers predict mixed outcomes for Syracuse’s NCAA Tournament matchup with Dayton 2016 NCAA Tournament: Play The Daily Orange’s bracket challengelast_img read more

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first_img10. DubaiFor those venturing East, Dubai is the perfect holiday destination to experience the true meaning of luxury, and often it doesn’t have to be at a high price. Our local’s guide to Dubai offers insider knowledge on how to experience the Emirate state to the maximum including usual suspects such as the Burj Khalifa to surprising desert gems like the city’s many public parks. ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map 4. TenerifeNot only is Tenerife great holiday destination for summer, but you can be sure to grab some winter sun in this Canary Island favourite. Traditionally known for its holiday resorts and vibrant nightlife, we’ve also pulled together its must see natural landscape including National Parks and cave tours for the brave. 2. AlicanteStaying put as one of the UK’s holiday destinations, Alicante, like Malaga can offer some much required vitamin D. Known for its culture and endless number of beaches, it can cater to short city breaks or relaxing home from home escapes (but warmer of course). Our Alicante travel guide highlights the hidden gems and must visit attractions, including the important stuff like the shopping malls. 1. MalagaYou can confidently expect the beautifully stereotypical; sun, sea and sand in this Spanish holiday destination, but there’s more to Malaga than just that. Our travel guide will take you through the history that the capital has to offer including castle tours and art galore from Malaga-born, Picasso, with healthy attention to the delicious Mediterranean cuisine dished out in Malaga’s many restaurants. 3. BarcelonaWhen visiting Barcelona, it goes without saying that one must visit its famous architecture, but where to start? Our best of Barcelona guide houses all the sites in one handy place so you can just tick off each as you go. Did you know that Barcelona has 68 parks and beautiful beaches? We’ve picked our favourites so can you fit it all in whether its a weekend or a week. RelatedSkyscanner reveals most popular Easter 2009 holiday destinationsSkyscanner reveals most popular Easter 2009 holiday destinationsThe biggest losers – destinations shedding the £sAs the schools begin to start and the bustle of summer holidays approach an end, we’ve taken a look at the hottest destinations for September to see which ones came up trumps shedding the most £s off their price. Grab that late summer sun with these cheap flights for September.Cheap car hire dealsMany of us don’t always think about car hire when we go on holiday, but when there are such cheap deals available, why not rent a car so you can save money on taxis and explore that much more of your next holiday spot. 7. New YorkIt no surprise that this famous city is referred to as the Big Apple, it’s densely populated streets could be daunting for any regular traveller, but rest assured, our city guide will make sure you fit everything in once you fly across the pond. We’ve been sure to include it all, from hidden bakeries to the ultimate classics complete with ticket prices so you know just what to expect before you get there. center_img 8. FaroIf you’re interested in some relaxing beach time, then Faro is the perfect holiday destination, but if you’re also after something a little different then check out our top tips on what to get up to. For those not heading straight to the resort, we’ve listed all the best bits of the Algarve’s capital which boasts a beautiful old town and endless cobbled streets. 9. DublinDublin is Ireland’s capital city, and has lots to offer travelers looking for a quick escape to the Emerald Isle. Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t all just drinking at Temple Bar but houses multiple museums and castles including an array of lush gardens and popular food joints. All that’s left to do is decide what you want to visit first. Want more holiday inspiration, travel tips and insider tricks? Check these out…Where to go on holiday and when in 2017Wondering where to go on holiday in August, or where’s hot in October? We’ve got ideas for a full 12 months of holiday ideas right here, from atmospheric city breaks in March to the best beaches to escape to this December!Airline baggage allowances and restrictionsConfused by how much cabin luggage you can take on board your next flight? No matter which airline you’re flying with, here are complete guides to baggage rules and restrictionsFlight delayed or cancelled?Info on what your rights are plus essential tips for coping with cancellations and how to get home quickly and safelySkyscanner is the world’s travel search engine, helping your money go further on flights, hotels and car hire. ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepartReturnCabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map 5. PalmaPopular among royals and celebs, we’ve pieced together the perfect travel guide to Palma for those without a royal budget. Whether it’s delicious dining or clean cut golf courses, this holiday destination has something to suit everyone. We’ve made sure to include Palma’s beautiful architecture, historic art and affordable restaurants, and if you have room for more, Palma offers plenty of beaches for those after something a little more sleep and a little less on one’s feet. 6. AmsterdamPerfect for those after a short weekend break away, Amsterdam combines all things historic, memorable and exciting. We’ve included must visit museums and cycle routes that’ll let you see the city all in one go. With cosy cafes and endless shops you’ll want this travel guide to hand to make sure you don’t miss any of it.last_img read more

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