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Saturday Night Takeaway Bosses 'Panicking Over How To Address Ant McPartlin's Absence' Saturday Night Takeaway Bosses 'Panicking Over How To Address Ant McPartlin's Absence'
- April 01, 2018

This week, Dec was forced to step up and host the show by himself, after regular co-presenter Ant McPartlin returned to treatment, following his charge for drink-driving . Finally, the show's producers may opt to avoid mentioning Ant's absence entirely. "Think Dec's doing a great job". "The bosses are torn in regards to how they can hit the right tone". (more...)
Frosh lead CV softball to another 20-something run win Frosh lead CV softball to another 20-something run win
- April 01, 2018

It's been a busy week for the Gustavus Softball team as they played ten games over the course of five days at the Tucson Invitational in Arizona, going 3-7. Just another day at the office for the fifth-ranked East Surry Lady Cardinals. They knocked in a season high 12 runs on 11 hits and six walks while allowing only six to Dubuque. (more...)
Successful SpaceX Launch Friday Morning Successful SpaceX Launch Friday Morning
- April 01, 2018

In fact, the rocket that shuttled Iridium's satellites into orbit today was used in the third Iridium launch back on October 9. During the launch, SpaceX cut the feed due to restrictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). (more...)
ICE: Pregnant Women No Longer Automatically Released ICE: Pregnant Women No Longer Automatically Released
- April 01, 2018

The policy change directs officers to keep more pregnant women in custody while providing them with medical attention, according to an Immigration and Customs Enforcement directive finalized in December. "To miscategorize this as some wholesale change, or some kind of draconian act is really hyperbole", he told reporters on a conference call. Some pregnant immigrants can still be automatically released. (more...)
The Vatican denies that the Pope said that hell 'doesn't exist' The Vatican denies that the Pope said that hell 'doesn't exist'
- April 01, 2018

Mr Scalfari is the founder and former editor of La Repubblica , reportedly the Pope's favourite newspaper. "No quotes of the aforementioned article should therefore be considered as a faithful transcription of the Holy Father's words", the statement said. (more...)
Turkey targets Iraq's Sinjar region after Afrin operation Turkey targets Iraq's Sinjar region after Afrin operation
- March 30, 2018

Ankara hit back at the "unacceptable comments" and said the European Union had lost its objectivity on Cyprus, which is divided between the Greek-majority internationally recognised Republic of Cyprus and the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north. (more...)
Communication satellite GSAT-6A launch Communication satellite GSAT-6A launch
- March 30, 2018

The ISRO has launched its home-made communications satellites GSAT-6A in Sri Harikota on Thursday, media reports said. Once the GSAT-6A satellite becomes operational, it will perform its function of providing point-to-point communication along with the previously launched GSAT-6 that was launched earlier. (more...)
France accuses Iran of supplying arms to Houthis France accuses Iran of supplying arms to Houthis
- March 30, 2018

The coalition threatened on Monday to retaliate against Iran, accusing it of being behind dozens of missiles - all of which have been intercepted - aimed at Saudi Arabia since a year ago. Trump has given the European signatories a May 12 deadline to "fix the awful flaws" of the 2015 nuclear deal, which was agreed under his predecessor Barack Obama, or he will refuse to extend USA sanctions relief on Iran. (more...)
Donald Trump Personally Called Roseanne To Congratulate Her Over Ratings Donald Trump Personally Called Roseanne To Congratulate Her Over Ratings
- March 30, 2018

As for why Barr wanted the character Roseanne also to support Trump, Barr told the New York Times , "I just wanted to have that dialogue about families torn apart by the election and their political differences of opinion and how we handle it". (more...)
Trump takes infrastructure pitch to OH as sweeping bill stalls in Congress Trump takes infrastructure pitch to OH as sweeping bill stalls in Congress
- March 30, 2018

Critics of Trump's infrastructure proposal say it puts too much of the financial burden on local governments and loosens important environmental regulations. White House spokespeople said Trump categorically denied all the allegations made by Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford. President Donald Trump is bidding farewell to one of his longest-serving aides as he departs for Ohio. (more...)
Japan offers N Korea summit, Pyongyang discussing meetings with Japan Japan offers N Korea summit, Pyongyang discussing meetings with Japan
- March 30, 2018

Mr Kim met President Xi Jinping in China this week, his first trip overseas since taking over as North Korean leader in 2011. "I'm also afraid that (Trump) may achieve a nuclear test ban, but end up accepting North Korea's possession of nuclear weapons". (more...)
Jeff Sessions names prosecutor to probe Federal Bureau of Investigation misconduct, denies appointing special counsel Jeff Sessions names prosecutor to probe Federal Bureau of Investigation misconduct, denies appointing special counsel
- March 30, 2018

Sessions also said he will rely on Huber's review to determine if a special counsel is needed down the line. "We understand that the Department is not above criticism and it can never be that the Department conceals errors when they occur", he wrote in a letter to leading lawmakers. (more...)
Former boss of serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar charged Former boss of serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar charged
- March 29, 2018

Nassar is serving a life sentence . Prosecutors say Strampel stored pornographic photos and videos on his work computer. For years, university officials largely dismissed reports that Dr. The four criminal counts against Nassar's former boss include fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. One of them said that after she was summoned by Strampel for falling asleep in class in 2011, he told her she would never make it in the profession if she didn't dress sexier. (more...)
Drama at airport as Kenya tries to deport opposition politician again Drama at airport as Kenya tries to deport opposition politician again
- March 29, 2018

Police detained Miguna on Monday at the main airport in the capital as he returned after a court ruled that he should be allowed back into Kenya. However, when Miguna arrived on Monday (Tuesday NZT) at Nairobi's global airport plainclothes officers tried to hustle him onto an outbound plane, witnesses said. (more...)
Putin pledges action amid anger at mall fire Putin pledges action amid anger at mall fire
- March 29, 2018

People, children came to relax", Putin said . "Because of criminal negligence, sloppiness". "How could this ever happen?" "The first emotion when hearing about the number of dead and dead children is not to cry, but to wail". Public anger was reflected in the protesters' placards. Safety exits were locked, regional governor Aman Tuleyev told Putin. Sergei and Natalia Agarkov buried two school-age children, Konstantin and Maria. (more...)
Sen. Mitch McConnell to introduce legislation to legalize hemp Sen. Mitch McConnell to introduce legislation to legalize hemp
- March 29, 2018

McConnell's efforts to increase hemp production may help persuade doubters that he will seek re-election in 2020, which he has said he is doing. McConnell clarified that hemp was different than its "illicit cousin". Hemp is legally defined as cannabis that contains less than 0.3% THC, the intoxicating cannabinoid in marijuana . Hemp is used in products like shampoo, body lotions clothing even insulation. (more...)
Five police personnel injured in Bengal clashes Five police personnel injured in Bengal clashes
- March 29, 2018

One person was killed and two police officers were seriously injured in violence in Raniganj on Monday. District police officials in Birbhum said that a case will be lodged against Ms. Condemning the incidents of violence , Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had asserted that such behaviour was unacceptable in her state, and said her government would strongly deal with each miscreant. (more...)
Manafort associate had links to Russian intelligence Manafort associate had links to Russian intelligence
- March 29, 2018

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is now betting his future on a presidential pardon, legal sources with knowledge of his strategy tell CBS News' Paula Reid. In February 2017, he told The New York Times he had "never knowingly spoken to Russian intelligence officers, and I have never been involved with anything to do with the Russian government of the Putin administration or any other issues under investigation today". (more...)
Adea Shabani missing: Body found in grave could be of Hollywood actress Adea Shabani missing: Body found in grave could be of Hollywood actress
- March 29, 2018

Spotz, 33, had a fiancée while he was dating Shabani, police said. Nevada County Sheriff's Office reportedly discovered the remains of a woman in a shallow grave in the Spenceville Wildlife Area in Penn Valley, California, according to a Facebook post by the Sheriff's office. (more...)
Former radio jockey Rasikan Rajesh hacked to death in Thiruvananthapuram Former radio jockey Rasikan Rajesh hacked to death in Thiruvananthapuram
- March 28, 2018

He was also a mimic artiste and a folk singer. According to the police, the murder took place at around 2am at Metro Studio, a sound recording studio owned by Rajesh. Rajesh succumbed to his injuries at hospital in Parippally, while Kuttan is undergoing treatment Thiruvananthapuram Medical College hospital. According to reports, Rajesh has recently returned from overseas and joined a mimicry troupe. (more...)
White House to feature 'Prescribed to Death' opioid overdose memorial in April
- March 28, 2018

Trump has not spoken publicly about the allegations. "This crisis is affecting our coworkers, friends and family members. we know that coordination and commitment from all stakeholders will be needed to solve this epidemic", she said in a statement . (more...)
S.Korea readying building for N.Korea summit S.Korea readying building for N.Korea summit
- March 28, 2018

According to Reuters, the planned changes in the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) were seen as limited, leaving South Korea's key passenger vehicle exports untouched and helping allay fears that Trump's tough approach could start a spiralling global trade war. (more...)
Tiangong-1 Space Station To Fall To Earth Within A Week Tiangong-1 Space Station To Fall To Earth Within A Week
- March 28, 2018

The school bus-sized, almost 10-ton module has since outlived its usefulness, having since been replaced by China's larger Tiangong-2 space station in 2016. Their space development plans lead to their first space station, Tiangong-1, in 2011. Radar allows the institute to watch the station regardless of the weather, or if it is day or night. (more...)
Major exercise on agricultural reforms being undertaken: PM Narendra Modi Major exercise on agricultural reforms being undertaken: PM Narendra Modi
- March 28, 2018

Now he wants data on our children. Gandhi accused Modi of using his official app "to build a personal database. on millions of Indians". Meanwhile, Congress social media in-charge Divya Spandana tweeted , "The URL for membership on the INC app has been defunct for a while now". (more...)
No charges for La. officers in Alton Sterling's shooting death No charges for La. officers in Alton Sterling's shooting death
- March 28, 2018

Two Louisiana police officers involved in the 2016 shooting death of Alton Sterling will not face charges over the incident, the Louisiana Attorney General's office said Tuesday. FILE - In this June 27, 2017 photo, Ronald Smith gets on his bicycle after stopping at the Triple S Food Mart, where Alton Sterling was shot by police one year ago, in Baton Rouge, La. (more...)
Michael Porter Jr. declares for National Basketball Association draft Michael Porter Jr. declares for National Basketball Association draft
- March 28, 2018

Porter Jr.is viewed as a top-three pick in the upcoming draft. Despite missing a bunch of games in his first and only season with the Missouri Tigers, Porter's National Basketball Association stock did not seem to have significantly waned, as the interest in the 6-foot-10 forward remains high. (more...)
Iron Dome Misfires After Code Red Missile Alerts Activated In Southern Israel Iron Dome Misfires After Code Red Missile Alerts Activated In Southern Israel
- March 28, 2018

Three Palestinians armed with grenades and knives who infiltrated Israel from Gaza were captured near an army base in southern Israel. Carried out by the Qassam Brigades, the two-day exercises were meant to test the Brigades' combat readiness and prepare for simultaneous Israeli assaults on the Gaza Strip, according to Abu Ubaida. (more...)
Brits set to spent 5.3% more on Easter eggs in 2018 Brits set to spent 5.3% more on Easter eggs in 2018
- March 28, 2018

All of the proceeds will go to the turtle rescue at the Gulf World Marine Institute. Plus, there will be 25 "Golden Egg " prizes worth more than $75 in value. Patrick Church in Jordan have prepared for the Easter holiday by participating in the Stations of the Cross. Zoo staff will clean the eggs for use again in the future and participants will know they are doing something good for the environment by not having the landfill full of brightly colored plastic eggs . (more...)
West Indies book place in World Cup West Indies book place in World Cup
- March 28, 2018

Legspinner Rashid Khan claimed 3-40 to become the fastest bowler to reach 100 one-day global wickets. Afghanistan's hopes appeared dead and buried when they played poorly in the preliminaries, winning just one of their four matches to squeeze into the Super Sixes. (more...)
25 countries expel Russian diplomats over ex-spy case 25 countries expel Russian diplomats over ex-spy case
- March 28, 2018

The worldwide expulsion of Russian diplomats followed that of 23 from the United Kingdom on March 14. London has said the attack was carried out using a Soviet-era Cold War nerve agent from a family called Novichok. They remain in critical condition after exposure to a nerve agent, which, according to the British authorities, could have originated from Russian Federation. (more...)
Iowa family suffocated after inhaling toxic gasses, officials say Iowa family suffocated after inhaling toxic gasses, officials say
- March 27, 2018

Autopsies confirmed they had died of asphyxiation, but authorities have not said how the gas was emitted. As CrimeOnline previously reported , Amy Sharp's sister Renee Hoyt told a local news outlet that she became concerned about her sister and her brother-in-law when they stopped responding to text messages shortly after they contacted relatives to say they had arrived safely in Mexico. (more...)
White House's Navarro Says US in Talks with China on Trade White House's Navarro Says US in Talks with China on Trade
- March 27, 2018

U.S. president Donald Trump has approved higher tariffs on steel and aluminium imports and a possible increase on 60 billion dollars (£42 billion) of Chinese goods in a dispute over technology policy. A U.S. Treasury spokesman confirmed the call, but declined to comment on the content of any letter or on a possible visit by Mnuchin to Beijing . ("We) are now sitting back and seeing what comes out of the woodwork, but people are very worried", he added. (more...)
N.Korea calls for USA policy change N.Korea calls for USA policy change
- March 27, 2018

There has been no word of Kim planning a summit with Beijing . "It is such an implausible demand of North Korea that you set yourself up for failure", Lindsey Ford , director of political-security affairs for the Asia Society Policy Institute in Washington, said of Bolton's proposal. (more...)
Saudis say 1 dead during missile barrage by Yemen rebels Saudis say 1 dead during missile barrage by Yemen rebels
- March 27, 2018

Malki alleged the rebels in Sanaa were using the airport there to launch missiles on Saudi territory, adding the coalition had seized a number of smuggled weapons. That is when the Shia militia that is in line with Iran took over Sanaa, Yemen's capital city, and forced the president there out. One person, an Egyptian national, was killed by fragments of the missile fired in the Riyadh attack. (more...)
Carles Puigdemont Arrested in Germany Carles Puigdemont Arrested in Germany
- March 26, 2018

The decision of the district court is expected on Monday. Puigdemont was detained Sunday morning in Germany on an worldwide warrant near the highway leading from Denmark to Germany . Puigdemont was stopped by German police entering from Denmark. The judge also issued a new global arrest warrant for Puigdemont Friday, making him a wanted man across Europe once again, after his prior extradition order was lifted in December. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi to tour Vokkaliga heartland Rahul Gandhi to tour Vokkaliga heartland
- March 26, 2018

His attack on the prime minister was based on a media report in which a French vigilante hacker has purportedly alleged that data was stolen from his official app - NaMo App - without consent of the users. "News about Congress engaged/engaging with Cambridge Analytica is absolutely false", Congress party's social media head Divya Spandana tweeted. "The person does not have access to any data apart from his own data", sources in the government claimed. (more...)
Islamabad United wins Pakistan Super League Islamabad United wins Pakistan Super League
- March 26, 2018

They were on their way to play the third day of the second test against Pakistan, and six Pakistan policemen and two civilians were killed, and six members of the Sri Lanka team were injured. Let us know, Peshawar Zalmi or Islamabad United? Prior to the beginning of the Final, a Closing Ceremony will also take place at the venue wherein Strings, Shahzad Roy, Ali Zafar, Farhan Saeed and Aima Baig will perform. (more...)
A Big Theme From Chicago's March For Our Lives: Change A Big Theme From Chicago's March For Our Lives: Change
- March 26, 2018

Large rallies with crowds estimated in the tens of thousands in some cases also unfolded in such cities as Boston; New York; Los Angeles; Chicago; Houston; Fort Worth, Texas; Minneapolis; and Parkland, Florida, the site of the February 14 attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead. (more...)
Iranians charged with massive hacking of 320 universities in the US Iranians charged with massive hacking of 320 universities in the US
- March 25, 2018

FBI Director Christopher Wray said the sanctions highlight the Trump administration's commitment to "vigorously pursue those that threaten US property and security". The Department of Justice on Friday announced an indictment charging nine Iranians with a massive cyberattack against computer systems in the United States. (more...)
Poisoned Russian Spy May Never Recover Mental Functions, British Judge Says Poisoned Russian Spy May Never Recover Mental Functions, British Judge Says
- March 25, 2018

Mr Timoshkov, who said... Mr Timoshkov added that Mr Skripal told him that "he wrote to Vladimir Putin asking to be fully pardoned and to be allowed to visit Russian Federation". Yakovenko also expressed "sincere gratitude" to Bailey for his bravery while "reacting to the assault on two Russian nationals, Sergey and Yulia Skripal... (more...)
Turkish Agency Says Tonnes Of Aid Sent To Afrin During Operation Turkish Agency Says Tonnes Of Aid Sent To Afrin During Operation
- March 25, 2018

In a telephone call with Erdogan, US President Donald Trump urges Turkey "to de-escalate, limit its military actions" and "avoid any actions that might risk conflict between Turkish and American forces", according to the White House. Ankara views the PYD, and its military wing, the YPG, and the YPJ, as a "terrorist" group and an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a group fighting a decades-long insurgency against the Turkish government in Turkey. (more...)
Palestinian Ahed El-Tamimi Jailed for 8 Months in a Plea Deal Palestinian Ahed El-Tamimi Jailed for 8 Months in a Plea Deal
- March 25, 2018

To the Israelis, she is an example of Palestinian incitement. In the case of the Tamimi family, one could assume that it was clear to them that what began as a "show trial" would eventually end in prison time . Defense for Children International-Palestine, a local group, said 331 Palestinians under the age of 18 were held in military detention as of May, according to the most recent statistics released by Israeli authorities, as reported by the Associated Press (AP). (more...)
Dreamers feel 'sold out' as Trump signs spending bill Dreamers feel 'sold out' as Trump signs spending bill
- March 25, 2018

These individuals are potential beneficiaries of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (Dream) Act, a bill that had been introduced in Congress in numerous versions over the past 17 years in an effort to provide a citizenship path for individuals who were brought into the United States unlawfully before the age of 16. (more...)
Rajiya Sabha Election 2018: BJP tries to buy MLAs, says Mayawati Rajiya Sabha Election 2018: BJP tries to buy MLAs, says Mayawati
- March 25, 2018

In an apparent reference to Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and BSP supremo Mayawati, Maurya said, "The one who could not be loyal to his father and uncle, can never be loyal to his bua (aunt)". Similar views were also expressed by BSP national general secretary Satish Misra who said that they got the SP votes and it was only "misuse" of power by the BJP which led to the defeat of his partys candidate. (more...)
Iowa family found dead in Mexico resort of Tulum Iowa family found dead in Mexico resort of Tulum
- March 25, 2018

Kevin, 41, Amy, 38, Sterling, 12, and Adrianna Sharp, seven, were found dead after Mexican police visited the condominium to check on them upon the request of the US Department of State. Sharp first got involved in the speedway through his beer distribution business, and eventually became a board member, track announcer Bob Harris said. (more...)
More than 105000 civilians have 'fled Eastern Ghouta' amid Assad regime's 'apocalypse' More than 105000 civilians have 'fled Eastern Ghouta' amid Assad regime's 'apocalypse'
- March 25, 2018

This comes after the second-largest rebel group in Syria's Eastern Ghouta declared a ceasefire in order to negotiate leaving the opposition enclave, as rebels and their families begin to leave the area. Each one of the three pockets has come under intense bombardment, essentially forcing the rebels that control them to sue for an evacuation. Following the evacuation of the last group of armed men, the SOHR added that Ahrar al-Sham's combatants were no longer present in Eastern Ghouta . (more...)
Trade Wars: USA Vs China
- March 24, 2018

After that, tariffs could go into effect for all countries, including Canada and Mexico. A major reason for Xi's frustration, analysts said, is that Beijing feels it has already made concessions to Trump by tightening sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear programme, and at considerable cost to Chinese companies. (more...)
It's good that the Trump White House is so leaky It's good that the Trump White House is so leaky
- March 24, 2018

The US Supreme Court, as I've reported , ruled in a 2006 case called Garcetti v. Ceballos (126 S.Ct. 1951) that public employees can be fired or otherwise disciplined for speech connected to their jobs. Sanders later declined to say whether Russia's election was "free" and "fair". The White House had said Monday that it was "not surprised by the outcome" of Sunday's presidential election in Russian Federation and that no congratulatory call was planned. (more...)
Afghanistan: 14 killed, 40 wounded in auto bomb explosion in Lashkargah City Afghanistan: 14 killed, 40 wounded in auto bomb explosion in Lashkargah City
- March 24, 2018

The blast happened just as Afghans elsewhere were celebrating a victory by the country's cricket playersin a match overseas against Ireland, allowing them to compete for the first time in the Cricket World Cup, which is set for next year. (more...)
Playboy model claims she had 10-month affair with Trump Playboy model claims she had 10-month affair with Trump
- March 24, 2018

McDougal claims that the businessman was so taken with her at the party that one Playboy exec told her: 'I think you could be his next wife'. Former Playboy model Karen McDougal on Friday opened up for the first time about her alleged sexual relationship with now US President Donald Trump . (more...)