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United States designates 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's MML as terror organisation United States designates 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's MML as terror organisation
- April 04, 2018

The external affairs ministry said it vindicates India's position that Pakistan has not taken effective action against terrorist groups and individuals. In a statement , Ambassador Nathan Sales, the coordinator for counterterrorism at the department, explained that the Monday's revisions "show that the USA government is not fooled by Lashkar-e-Taiba's efforts to circumvent sanctions and deceive the public about its true character". (more...)
Delhi HC disposes off defamation suit filed by Arun Jaitley Delhi HC disposes off defamation suit filed by Arun Jaitley
- April 04, 2018

On Monday, he along with four AAP leaders - Sanjay Singh, Ashutosh, Raghav Chadha and Deepak Bajpai - apologised to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley . Asked to clarify what he meant when he called Jaitley a crook, Jethmalani said it was based on instructions from his client, Kejriwal. The first joint application filed in the high court regarding the original defamation suit said, "Plaintiff accepts the apology and does not wish to further prosecute the suit (against the five AAP ... (more...)
Putin launches Turkey nuclear project, vows faster arms delivery Putin launches Turkey nuclear project, vows faster arms delivery
- April 04, 2018

The Akkuyu plant is being built by Russia's nuclear energy agency, Rosatom. The Akkuyu NPP will produce 35 billion kilowatts of electricity at full capacity, which will meet about 10 percent of Turkey's electricity needs. "This scale of the project is hard to exaggerate", Putin said at the ceremony. Erdogan called the project a dream come true and a symbol of the state of Turkish-Russian relations. (more...)
Samsung reveals affordable Notebook 3, Notebook 5 Windows 10 laptops Samsung reveals affordable Notebook 3, Notebook 5 Windows 10 laptops
- April 04, 2018

The Samsung Notebook Odyssey Z is actually arriving in Korea and Canada first, where it will launch later this month. Naturally, the Samsung Notebook Odyssey Z gaming laptop also features some nice stereo speakers and the backlit keyboard that is now inherent to this kind of laptops. (more...)
Trump offers support to EPA head Scott Pruitt amid ethics scrutiny Trump offers support to EPA head Scott Pruitt amid ethics scrutiny
- April 04, 2018

In one instance, Pruitt is also now suggesting tacking on additional import restrictions onto a review of fuel efficiency regulations as a way to strengthen Trump's aggressive stance on tariffs and trade, according to a White House official familiar with recent discussions between the administration and the EPA. (more...)
Oklahoma teachers hold second day of walk-out protests Oklahoma teachers hold second day of walk-out protests
- April 04, 2018

There aren't enough supplies, and textbooks are falling apart. In more than half of the country, after adjusting for inflation, average teacher salaries have declined since the start of the century. "There are districts where they don't have desks", said Leslie Towle, a teacher from Edmond. "My classroom, my books are falling apart", she said. "In addition, the bills provide desperately needed resources for textbooks and support staff who perform vital services for our students", she said in ... (more...)
"Violent scourge" on London's streets as murder figures overtake New York
- April 04, 2018

The girl's kin has been informed of her death. As of now, no arrests are made. The Metropolitan Police said separate investigations have been launched after two teenagers were shot in north and east London yesterday evening, Monday, 2 April. (more...)
Child abuse prevention: How to spot the signs of abuse Child abuse prevention: How to spot the signs of abuse
- April 04, 2018

It is Child Abuse Awareness Month and this morning child welfare specialist, Tasha Curry, from Youth Service Bureau of Illinois Valley joined us early this morning to discuss alarming statistics and ways you can help. We want to share some information about the Children's Advocacy Center of McKean County. According to ICAN's most recent State of Child Abuse report, 1,785 Los Angeles County child abuse reports were submitted to the Department of Justice in 2016. (more...)
The xenophobic 'Punish a Muslim Day' campaign backfired spectacularly The xenophobic 'Punish a Muslim Day' campaign backfired spectacularly
- April 04, 2018

The flyer gives today, April 3rd's date as the failed "established" day, and includes a point system guide on how to participate. "Some of the responses I've seen from the Muslim community have been really positive, but the most remarkable thing has been getting responses from people who are not Muslim, saying they will do something with a Muslim colleague". (more...)
We need electronic prescriptions for opioids We need electronic prescriptions for opioids
- April 04, 2018

A study published in October in the American Journal of Public Health pointed to a drop in opiate overdose deaths in Colorado after marijuana was legalized in 2014. The overprescribing of opioids is considered to be a major contributor to the opioid epidemic . Studies suggest marijuana use is rising fastest among older Americans-a group that's also most likely to have the type of pain conditions that respond best to marijuana, the researchers said. (more...)
Australia's David Warner to address media about ball-tampering scandal Australia's David Warner to address media about ball-tampering scandal
- April 03, 2018

Soon after the BCCI banned the duo from the upcoming Indian Premier League, Smith and Warner were each hit with 12-month bans by the national body for their roles in ball-tampering scandal during the Cape Town Test against South Africa last month. (more...)
Is Mexico still paying for Donald Trump's border wall? Is Mexico still paying for Donald Trump's border wall?
- April 03, 2018

On Saturday night, Ann Coulter, furious over President Donald Trump's inability to build a massive wall along our Southern border, offered an idea to Fox News' Jeanine Pirro, one of Trump's favorite television hosts. "We've done the planning", Trump said Thursday. "I would say that it's all new because there's a different design going in, it's replacing stuff that's unsuitable". (more...)
China: No reported damage from space lab's fall China: No reported damage from space lab's fall
- April 03, 2018

A model of the Tiangong-1 space lab module (L), the Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft (R) and three Chinese astronauts is displayed during a news conference at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, in Gansu province, China. China sent another space lab, Tiangong-2, into orbit in September 2016. Both vessels are part of the preparation for a permanent Chinese presence in space, which is likely to come into operation just as funding for the International Space Station is expected to end . (more...)
China says Tiangong-1 space station to hit Earth on Monday China says Tiangong-1 space station to hit Earth on Monday
- April 03, 2018

This is akin to the inability of predicting our exact local weather for more than few days ahead with any absolute certainty. Krag, says the 8-and-a-half ton craft will re-enter the atmosphere at a speed of 27,000 kilometers per hour. Kuala Lumpur: China's Tiangong-1 Space Station, which is now falling towards earth, streaked across Malaysian skies for 81 seconds from 3.19am Friday. (more...)
"Affluenza Teen" Scheduled To Be Released From Prison Today
- April 03, 2018

Couch swerved off the road, killing four pedestrians who had stopped to help a stranded motorist. A judge originally sentenced him to probation, but he ended up violating that. Couch was released just days before his 21st birthday and will be under strict probation supervision, the county sheriff's office said. They were found and sent back to the U.S., where a Texas judge ordered almost two years of jail time for Couch. (more...)
NCAA championship poll: Villanova overwhelming pick to win NCAA championship poll: Villanova overwhelming pick to win
- April 03, 2018

They've also gone 14-3 against the spread in their past 17 games against teams with.600-plus winning percentages. Villanova and MI, prolific offense vs. Then again, in their Elite Eight game versus Texas Tech - like MI, a No. 3 seed - the Wildcats made just four of 24 three-point attempts. Win or lose, this MI team will go down as legends in Ann Arbor forever. (more...)
Schools shut in Oklahoma amid teacher protest Schools shut in Oklahoma amid teacher protest
- April 03, 2018

Passage followed threats by educators to walk out of classrooms beginning Monday, following the lead of teachers in West Virginia who won a 5 percent raise after going on strike . I will use Survey Monkey as the platform for the daily survey and if the majority of employees choose to be in school, school will be in session the next day. (more...)
Villanova - Michigan Set For Title Match Villanova - Michigan Set For Title Match
- April 03, 2018

It managed to do that in the first half . The Wildcats finished the game 18 for 40 from 3-point range. A shooting extravaganza. Even by Villanova's standards. "We just wasn't quick enough on defense and wasn't aggressive enough". "It doesn't excuse bad shots". "We're outsized in a lot of positions, but we have a lot of techniques to tap into to make up for the size". (more...)
Winnie Mandela, South African anti-apartheid campaigner, dies at 81 Winnie Mandela, South African anti-apartheid campaigner, dies at 81
- April 03, 2018

According to reports, Winnie Mandela died a few hours ago at the age of 81. Her legacy in South Africa will be a controversial one, but when the history of the ANC-led liberation movement is told, her place will never be in doubt. The two fell in love, and changed each other's path forever. During her almost 38-year marriage to Nelson Mandela , she fought for black majority rule even as she vowed to escape the shadow of the great man. (more...)
Korean leader views S. Korean art performance in Pyongyang Korean leader views S. Korean art performance in Pyongyang
- April 03, 2018

And yet one would never have guessed that from accounts this week in China's state-controlled media, which showed Kim and his wife, Ri Sol-ju, receiving a warm welcome in Beijing . The South had allegedly proposed Psy be added to the line-up, but officials in the conservative North expressed concerns about the singer's raunchy performance style. (more...)
SUV plunge off cliff may have been intentional, police say SUV plunge off cliff may have been intentional, police say
- April 03, 2018

Police said that preliminary information suggested the auto may have been intentionally driven straight off the edge of the cliff. They found that the vehicle had stopped then suddenly accelerated off Highway 101 sending the auto into the ocean 70-feet below reports NBC . (more...)
Winter Weather Advisory issued for portions of Baltimore County on Monday morning Winter Weather Advisory issued for portions of Baltimore County on Monday morning
- April 03, 2018

The snow won't be around for long. South wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. This may allow areas that didn't pick up much snow during the day Tuesday , to pick up some accumulation into Wednesday morning. Forecasts from the NWS show an early end today of the snow and temps reaching the low 40's. Patchy fog after midnight. Southeast wind 7 to 11 miles per hour. (more...)
Trump congratulates Egypt's Sisi in call, affirms strategic partnership Trump congratulates Egypt's Sisi in call, affirms strategic partnership
- April 03, 2018

Thousands of supporters took to the streets in Cairo and other cities soon after the results were announced to celebrate Mr el-Sissi's victory, waving flags and dancing to patriotic songs. The Egyptian leader garnered 97 percent of the votes last month, according to the BBC . Voter turn out was a low 41 per cent, with the United Nations and global observers expressing concern over the government's crackdown on dissent. (more...)
Israel deal for African migrants suspended: Netanyahu Israel deal for African migrants suspended: Netanyahu
- April 03, 2018

Under the deal with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Israel said it plans to relocate more than 16,000 migrants to Western countries, from the 35,000 to 40,000 who have arrived mostly from dictatorial Eritrea and war-torn Sudan. Religious and conservative politicians have portrayed the presence of Muslim and Christian Africans as a threat to Israel's Jewish character. The new plan will be implemented over a five-year period. (more...)
US Blocks UN Security Council Statement on Gaza Violence US Blocks UN Security Council Statement on Gaza Violence
- April 03, 2018

Rights groups say shooting Palestinians who do not pose a threat to soldiers' lives is unlawful. It said troops were instructed to target "the main instigators". Throughout Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, young Palestinians lay wounded, surrounded by doting relatives handing out chocolates. Eight were referrals from other hospitals. (more...)

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