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A's lefty Manaea pitches no-hitter versus streaking Red Sox A's lefty Manaea pitches no-hitter versus streaking Red Sox
- April 23, 2018

It was also the seventh no-hitter in A's team history and first since Dallas Braden's ideal game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Mother's Day in 2010. The no-hitter was the 12 all-time by an Athletics pitcher and the seventh since the club moved to Oakland 50 years ago, the East Bay Times reported . (more...)
Threats put North Korea negotiations at risk Threats put North Korea negotiations at risk
- April 23, 2018

The North had successfully developed its arsenal, including miniaturising warheads to fit them on to missiles, Kim said , and so "no nuclear test and intermediate-range and inter-continental ballistic rocket test-fire are necessary for the DPRK now". (more...)
Russia: Chemical inspectors head to attack site Russia: Chemical inspectors head to attack site
- April 23, 2018

Western countries say scores of people were gassed to death in the attack. Worldwide experts from the global agency for the monitoring of chemical weapons set off to the site of a suspected April 7 gas attack in Syria on Saturday, Russia's foreign ministry said. (more...)
Iniesta Hints At Barca Exit After Copa Dey Rey Final Iniesta Hints At Barca Exit After Copa Dey Rey Final
- April 23, 2018

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde admitted he would "give an arm" to have had Andres Iniesta's playing career, after the veteran's starring role in the Copa del Rey thrashing of Sevilla . Besides the goals from Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Philippe Coutinho , it was Iniesta's finish stood out to make the Barcelona captain become the man of the moment. (more...)
Iranian Foreign Minister says doesn't believe war likely with Israel Iranian Foreign Minister says doesn't believe war likely with Israel
- April 23, 2018

Speaking at the gathering, the prime minister referred to the Iranian foreign minister's claims that Israel is violating global law, saying "This is the foreign minister of a country that sends armed drones into Israel and fires missiles at Saudi Arabia". (more...)
Valley students participate in national walkout Valley students participate in national walkout
- April 22, 2018

The rally was smaller than the one held on March 14 after the first major student walkout, which drew a thousand students or more . The students said they were doing it to honor those who lost their lives in Parkland , Florida and other school shootings that have taken place since then. (more...)
Putin, Trump Will Never Allow US-Russia War Putin, Trump Will Never Allow US-Russia War
- April 22, 2018

Mitchell, the USA state department official, had claimed that Turkey could face US sanctions if it went ahead with plans to buy the Russian missile systems and the purchase may "adversely impact Turkey's participation in the F-35 program". "We have also been very clear with regard to the consequences for potential participation in an F-35 program and more broadly our military-industrial cooperation with Turkey", he added. (more...)
New baby makes 14 sons for MI family New baby makes 14 sons for MI family
- April 22, 2018

The latest little boy has been named Finley Sheboygan. Jay and his wife told the "Today" show that Finley's unique middle name was inspired by a story Kateri's father told them before he died eight years ago about a Native American chief who was also a father of many boys. (more...)
European Union 'annihilates' Theresa May's plan to avoid hard Irish border European Union 'annihilates' Theresa May's plan to avoid hard Irish border
- April 22, 2018

Sir Ivan Rogers' criticism of the government's proposed technological solution came as it emerged that European Union negotiators have rejected the model, which British officials say would render customs checks near-frictionless, as unworkable. (more...)
Everything You Need to Know About Record Store Day Everything You Need to Know About Record Store Day
- April 22, 2018

More than a quarter of the sales of the resurgent 12-inch vinyl comes from independent record shops, with 82% of sales of the best-selling album at such stores a year ago - Radiohead's OK Computer - coming on vinyl. Led Zeppelin's offering is a seven-inch single pressed onto yellow vinyl that features a previously unreleased mix of " Rock and Roll ". For the past five years DiFabio has seen customers come to her store picking up classic albums that they had once owned and newer fans of ... (more...)
Authorities say Palestinian lecturer shot dead in Malaysia Authorities say Palestinian lecturer shot dead in Malaysia
- April 22, 2018

The Gaza Strip's ruling Hamas movement said Saturday that an engineer who was gunned down in Malaysia was an important member of the group, amid suspicions that Israel was behind the brazen killing. The Palestinian representative in Malaysia, Anwar al-Agha, told AFP that Batsh, who was married and a father of three, was a lecturer in electrical engineering who had lived in Malaysia for the past 10 years. (more...)
India Set To Bring In Death Penalty For Child Rapists India Set To Bring In Death Penalty For Child Rapists
- April 22, 2018

In cases of the rape of a girl below the age of 16, the cabinet increased the minimum punishment to 20 years from 10 years. Another incident that triggered outrage across the country involves a state lawmaker from Modi's BJP party, who was accused of raping a teenage girl previous year. (more...)
Donald Trump says his personal lawyer Michael Cohen will not 'flip' Donald Trump says his personal lawyer Michael Cohen will not 'flip'
- April 22, 2018

Davidson was asked to provide "certain limited electronic information" for the probe led by prosecutors in the Southern District of NY, spokesman David Wedge said. Trump also lashed out personally at one of the story's writers, calling reporter Maggie Haberman "third rate" and claiming he has "nothing to do with" her. (more...)
Boy, 15, killed in Gaza Boy, 15, killed in Gaza
- April 22, 2018

The EU issued a statement on Saturday in which it called for a full investigation into Friday's killing of four Palestinians by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the "March of Return" in Gaza. According to the Palestinian health ministry, more than 4,000 have been wounded. In a tweet , United Nations envoy to the Middle East Nikolay Mladenov called the killing of a 15-year-old Palestinian boy during Friday's clashes along the Gaza border "outrageous" and demanded that the incident be ... (more...)
White House releases new U.S. arms sales policy White House releases new U.S. arms sales policy
- April 22, 2018

Human rights groups have denounced Trump's efforts to expedite USA arms sales including drone exports, as the lifting of restrictions could make it easier for the weapons to fuel ongoing violence in the Middle East. "The logic behind this is that we need to do better and faster at approving deals with countries that we know are going to go elsewhere and buy from China, Russia, France, Australia, Israel if the U.S.is too slow in the approval process", USA official with direct knowledge of the ... (more...)
Barack and Michelle Obama, Melania Trump & More Attend Barbara Bush's Funeral Barack and Michelle Obama, Melania Trump & More Attend Barbara Bush's Funeral
- April 22, 2018

Bush's vice president, are also among the mourners. Bush's body will be taken to the George Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M in College Station. The Clintons' daughter, Chelsea Clinton , is also in attendance. Former President George H.W. Bush looks at the casket with his daughter Dorothy "Doro" Bush Koch as they wait for the mourners during the visitation of Barbara Bush at St. (more...)
WATCH Video of Quake Aftermath Near Nuclear Plant in Iran WATCH Video of Quake Aftermath Near Nuclear Plant in Iran
- April 22, 2018

Various magnitudes are normal following a temblor. The earthquake's epicenter was located in a sparsely populated area, and no casualties were reported, according to the Iranian Red Crescent Society. Earthquakes of magnitude 5 or higher can have significant damage. In last November, a magnitude 7.3 natural disaster shook western Iran, killing at least 530 people and injured more than 8,000 others. (more...)
Netanyahu Says More Countries Might Move Their Embassies To Jerusalem Netanyahu Says More Countries Might Move Their Embassies To Jerusalem
- April 21, 2018

On Friday, President Klaus Iohannis , who is in charge of Romania's foreign policy, said he hadn't been informed and that the decision lacked "a solid. However, cabinet spokesperson Nelu Barbu told journalists on Wednesday that he hadn't seen any such document. The U.S. Embassy is due to relocate its unit on May 14. (more...)
Anti-LGBT statements prompt senators to oppose Pompeo nomination Anti-LGBT statements prompt senators to oppose Pompeo nomination
- April 21, 2018

Scroll for more content . "Obviously, he has the confidence of the president", said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. The panel is to vote on his nomination Monday, but with several committee Democrats and Sen. On Thursday, Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of DE, who, as of Thursday afternoon was nonetheless "leaning in opposition to" his nomination. "This is a vote she will not be proud of when she looks back on her career", Stephen Miles, director of Win Without War, told ... (more...)
Rod Rosenstein tells Trump he's not target of Michael Cohen investigation Rod Rosenstein tells Trump he's not target of Michael Cohen investigation
- April 21, 2018

Two prominent House Republicans met with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein this week over the pace of DOJ document production to Congress, the latest example of friction between congressional Republicans and senior Justice Department officials. (more...)
TV Star Dale Winton has died TV Star Dale Winton has died
- April 21, 2018

But it was in the 1990s that Winton became a household name, hosting daytime quiz show Dale's Supermarket Sweep . He returned to screens earlier this year with travelogue Dale Winton's Florida Fly Drive on Channel 5 . Winton's nextdoor neighbour Evelyn Sawers, who said he moved in around a month ago, said she "recognised him when he was in the driveway". Dale told us: "Well, the company that made it originally took it to the TV festival in Cannes recently and it created a lot of ... (more...)
Syrian rebel fighters lay down weapons and leave another town Syrian rebel fighters lay down weapons and leave another town
- April 21, 2018

The development heralds another advance for President Bashar al-Assad's push to retake remaining enclaves and strengthen his position around the capital after retaking eastern Ghouta this month. However, the Islam Army and allied militants still control some pockets in the eastern part of the Qalamoun region north of Damascus. Recovering the Yarmouk camp and neighbouring areas south of the city would give Assad complete control over Syria's capital. (more...)
7 parties submit notice to impeach Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra
- April 21, 2018

Naidu has to now decide on the admissibility of the motion. Then, the motion must be adopted by both Houses in accordance with Article 124 (4) of the Constitution before a judge can be impeached. The judge also has the right to examine witnesses. "The impeachment is under constitution". Addressing the press over the issue, Ghulam Nabi Azad said, "We are very much sure that the honourable Rajya Sabha Chairman will act". (more...)
Tata Consultancy Services poised to become first 100 billion listed Indian firm Tata Consultancy Services poised to become first 100 billion listed Indian firm
- April 21, 2018

For the fourth quarter ending March, TCS reported 4.5% growth in net profit to ₹6,925 crore as against ₹6,622 crore during the year-ago period. India's top software services exporter is more confident about BFSI revenues from North America as client discussions show there is "not much stress left in the system", and this could potentially translate into better client spending through the course of the year, CEO Rajesh Gopinathan told reporters. (more...)
Neetu Kapoor gets emotional after watching Ranbir Kapoor walk the ramp Neetu Kapoor gets emotional after watching Ranbir Kapoor walk the ramp
- April 21, 2018

Check out these three videos from Mijwas 2018 starring Ranbir Kapoor ( Deepika Padukone is there as well but we bet your eyes will be stuck on RK)When Ranbir Kapoor revealed what he has learnt from his mother Neetu Kapoor: This will make any mother proud and any girl lose her heart to RK. (more...)

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