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Erdogan offers condolences to Armenian community Erdogan offers condolences to Armenian community "over 1915 events"
- April 26, 2018

The marchers demanded that the massacre be officially recognized by Turkey as genocide - a demand that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declined to fulfill in a statement he issued sending "sincere condolences" to Armenians in Turkey commemorating the deaths on April 24. (more...)
Kansas lawmakers urging quick final confirmation of Mike Pompeo Kansas lawmakers urging quick final confirmation of Mike Pompeo
- April 26, 2018

Unless a nominee has clear ethical or competency failings, presidents should be accorded wide latitude to select top aides whom they trust and agree with. Joe Manchin III of West Virginia and Joe Donnelly of IN pledged their support Monday, joining Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, who declared her "yes" vote last week. (more...)
Cooler maker Yeti cuts ties with the NRA Foundation Cooler maker Yeti cuts ties with the NRA Foundation
- April 25, 2018

YETI's attempts at damage control is to say our statement is not accurate. YETI said that although they are ending a discount program for several organizations including the NRA, they plan to replace it with a new customized option. (more...)
Semis line interstate in Detroit to help save suicidal man Semis line interstate in Detroit to help save suicidal man
- April 25, 2018

After several hours, the man was walked off the bridge and taken to nearby Beaumont Hospital. All Eastbound and Eastbound lanes of I-696 are back open now. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text to 741-741. In another tweet , state police wrote: "You can also call a loved one, member of the clergy or 911". (more...)
Corbyn anti-Semitism promises 'fell short', Jewish leaders say Corbyn anti-Semitism promises 'fell short', Jewish leaders say
- April 25, 2018

Marc Wadsworth arrives at a Labour party disciplinary in London . Before the meeting, Corbyn acknowledged that anti-Semitism had surfaced within his party and apologised for the pain this had caused. Corbyn's statement following the encounter seemed as if he had been at a different meeting. Andrew Gwynne, the shadow communities secretary, who helped to mastermind last year's election campaign, said Mr Corbyn must work to rebuild trust with the Jewish community. (more...)
Who will JDS support in Karnataka elections? BJP or Congress? Who will JDS support in Karnataka elections? BJP or Congress?
- April 25, 2018

Chief-minister Siddaramaiah, a law graduate, is sending a strong message about the Congress' chances for a second straight win by contesting from two seats: Chamundeshwari and Badami. "The state Lokayukta's report of July 27, 2011 led to the removal of Yeddyurappa as the BJP's first Chief Minister in the south on July 31, 2011. But, hereafter supporting (Congress), what is our position?" The BJP is said to have allowed the JDS to have a free run to prevent splitting of votes. (more...)
Man who trained dog to 'Nazi' salute is fined Man who trained dog to 'Nazi' salute is fined
- April 24, 2018

The owner of the dog trained to do tricks around which the trial centered, Buddha, is Meechan's girlfriend Suzanne Kelly who has defended her partner, saying the dog would lift its paw for anything if it thought it would get a treat for doing so, and said her boyfriend had "never expressed anti-Jewish or anti-Semitic" views. (more...)
Hundreds of South African soccer fans riot at game Hundreds of South African soccer fans riot at game
- April 24, 2018

Reflecting post the match, Komphela said he believed the team did not deserve the results. "If I'm the trigger for this (the violence), then maybe one has to say, "maybe step aside", Komphela said. South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) also condemned the violence. Motaung said the club would cooperate with law enforcement agencies and the Premier Soccer League to ensure the perpetrators were brought to book. (more...)
Lords Defeat May Again on Brexit, This Time Over Rights Lords Defeat May Again on Brexit, This Time Over Rights
- April 24, 2018

Last week's defeat, the first of two on that day, increased pressure on May to reconsider her refusal to remain in a customs union with the EU. "The Charter of Fundamental Rights was never the source of rights in the United Kingdom - it simply reaffirmed rights that already existed in EU law and the EU (Withdrawal) Bill will convert this EU law into United Kingdom law". (more...)
PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi weigh in on corruption PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi weigh in on corruption
- April 24, 2018

On Sunday, Modi seemed to make a reference to two BJP ministers' comments on the Kathu rape case, saying that legislators should apply restraint before commenting on sensitive issues. PM Modi added that women in self-help groups are coming up with new employment opportunities in various sectors. "The biggest strength of any village is its unity", he said. (more...)
Mexico Makes New Trade Agreement With EU Mexico Makes New Trade Agreement With EU
- April 24, 2018

The deal is a major step forward in giving businesses mutual access to government contracts in both the European Union and Mexico procurement markets. -EU trade deal. What's more, the agreement will introduce new regulations which aim to accelerate paperwork and physical customs checks at the Mexican border. (more...)
Drone shot down near Saudi King's palace Drone shot down near Saudi King's palace
- April 24, 2018

Saudi Arabia's King Salman was not in his palace when gunfire was heard. "The king was at his farm in Diriya", the official said, naming another area of the capital. Most of the detainees have been released after reaching settlements with the government. Rabat- Saudi Arabia sports authorities ordered the shutdown of a women's fitness center in Riyadh on Friday, over a promotional workout video deemed contentious for showing a woman in a tight-fitting sportswear, while kicking a punching ... (more...)
Netanyahu accuses Iran of sending combat drones to attack Israel Netanyahu accuses Iran of sending combat drones to attack Israel
- April 24, 2018

In an earlier tweet on Friday, Salami wrote: "Hands are on the trigger and missiles are ready and will be launched at any moment that enemy has a sinister plot..." Hossein Salami said that Israel is living in the "mouth of the dragon" and Israelis would have nowhere to go "except the sea", in case a war erupted. (more...)
Macron says 'we can not tolerate the recurring use of chemical weapons' Macron says 'we can not tolerate the recurring use of chemical weapons'
- April 24, 2018

The sources said if France were to attack, the strikes would most likely come from warplanes rather than its naval frigate off the Lebanese coast, and that they would likely to take off from France rather than its Middle East bases. When asked whether those would be the targets of strikes he said: "When we decide it, and once we have verified all the information". For the moment, public opinion polls in France suggest that a plurality of citizens are skeptical of carrying out a strike on ... (more...)
Police Taser, Arrest Man Accused of Fondling Passenger on Plane Police Taser, Arrest Man Accused of Fondling Passenger on Plane
- April 24, 2018

After Garcia refused the flight crew's orders that he leave the plane, Miami-Dade police officers were called. In a statement American Airlines said: 'American began the process of deplaning the entire aircraft . Three officers were caught on tape tasering Jacob A. Garcia, 28, multiple times on Sunday night. While in the police cruiser, Garcia caused $150 in damage by kicking the "driver-side rear window out of alignment", the New Times reported. (more...)
Mother tells children 'they are going to see Jesus' before setti Mother tells children 'they are going to see Jesus' before setti
- April 24, 2018

The woman's daughters, ages 9, 11 and 13 have been placed with family members, according to officials. - Officers are investigating a report of a woman who tried to burn a auto with her three daughters inside it. Witnesses told investigators that at one point she said, "We're going to see Jesus". The children were unharmed in the incident and police are determining what charges to file. (more...)
A number of Chinese tourists killed in a North Korean crash A number of Chinese tourists killed in a North Korean crash
- April 23, 2018

China is North Korea's largest trading partner, although commerce has dropped off by about 90 percent under United Nations sanctions. China and North Korea share a lengthy border and a traditional friendship dating back to China's military intervention on the side of the North in the 1950-53 Korean War. (more...)
Inspectors Enter Syrian Town to Investigate Suspected Chemical Attack Inspectors Enter Syrian Town to Investigate Suspected Chemical Attack
- April 23, 2018

The United States, France and the United Kingdom responded to the attack with airstrikes on facilities linked to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons program and demanded an immediate and independent investigation into what caused such a high number of deaths in Douma . (more...)
Mitt Romney Fails to Bypass Utah Primary for US Senate Mitt Romney Fails to Bypass Utah Primary for US Senate
- April 23, 2018

The longest-serving Republican in the Senate, Hatch, eighty three, announced his retirement programs a few weeks before, despite efforts from President Trump . "Romney, 71, went up against 11 other candidates at the convention, including one dressed as Abraham Lincoln, complete with vest and bow tie". Although Romney accepted Trump's endorsement , he had attacked him as a "phony" and "fraud" during the 2016 presidential campaign. (more...)
Iranian foreign minister on if he could ever work with Mike Pompeo Iranian foreign minister on if he could ever work with Mike Pompeo
- April 23, 2018

On Thursday , April 19, United States disarmament ambassador Robert Wood said the USA was having "intense" deliberations with its European allies ahead of the May 12 deadline when Washington's sanctions on Tehran would resume unless Trump decides otherwise, the Reuters report added. (more...)
Cubs' Kris Bryant leaves game after getting hit in head by pitch Cubs' Kris Bryant leaves game after getting hit in head by pitch
- April 23, 2018

He was replaced by David Bote at third base. "I'm really mad about it, but I'm really smart", Baez said. "I hope I don't get thrown at on objective", Arenado said. Kyle Schwarber also had a big game with three hits, including his 4th homer of the year, while driving in four runs. After a two-out walk to Anderson, LeMahieu had an RBI double and Gerardo Parra followed with a two-run single to give Colorado a 3-2 lead. (more...)
DeSantis: DeSantis: "Comey's Book Tour a 'Disaster", Blows up in Face
- April 23, 2018

At the time, officials at the FBI knew Comey had memorialized his interactions with the President, but were not aware he shared the contents outside of the bureau until Comey divulged it during his testimony last June, one source explained. (more...)
Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul bomber who killed 48 people Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul bomber who killed 48 people
- April 23, 2018

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on a project of key importance to the credibility of President Ashraf Ghani's government, which has been under worldwide pressure to ensure long-delayed parliamentary polls take place this year. More than 7,000 voter registration centres have been set up across Afghanistan to handle about 10 million registrations in a process that has been repeatedly disrupted by technical and organisational problems. (more...)
The American school rocked the shots The American school rocked the shots
- April 22, 2018

Some parents came to the school to await word on what happened. Due to the shootings, other Marion County Public Schools were also placed into lockdown, and extra security was sent to them. Friday to join hundreds from across the country for a National School Walkout in protest of gun violence in schools. "Society has changed since I was in school", Billy Woods , Marion County Sheriff, told CNN. (more...)
Fresh clashes break out at Gaza border; IDF uses live fire Fresh clashes break out at Gaza border; IDF uses live fire
- April 22, 2018

Last Friday, about 20,000 Palestinians demonstrated along the Gaza border in what Israel has described as a riot orchestrated by Hamas, and what Palestinians say was supposed to be a peaceful protest. When gunmen shot at the aircraft, they were fired upon, the Israeli army said. Israel says this is vital to prevent Hamas - which has fought three rounds of conflict against Israel since seizing Gaza, firing thousands of rockets into Israel and digging dozens of attack tunnels under the border - ... (more...)
Israeli troops kill 4 more Palestinians in border protest Israeli troops kill 4 more Palestinians in border protest
- April 22, 2018

Two more were shot and killed inside the Israeli created buffer zone along the border and their bodies are being withheld by Israel. The European Union on Saturday urged the Israeli military to "refrain from using lethal force against unarmed protesters", after four Palestinians, including Ayoub, were killed by army fire in the protests. (more...)
Alfie parents appeal to Strasbourg again (3) Alfie parents appeal to Strasbourg again (3)
- April 21, 2018

The parents of gravely ill toddler Alfie Evans have lost their attempt to persuade the Supreme Court to let them appeal an order that the boy's life support be turned off. Alfie's parents want to move their son from Alder Hey to a hospital in Rome . Supreme Court justices and European Court of Human Rights' judges refused to intervene. (more...)
Cohen drops libel suits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS Cohen drops libel suits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS
- April 21, 2018

The lawyers said letting Daniels' case proceed could impair Cohen's constitutional right under the Fifth Amendment against self-incrimination. "The decision to voluntarily discontinue these cases was a hard one", Cohen's attorney David Schwartz said. (more...)
Alabama executes man, 83, oldest in modern United States history Alabama executes man, 83, oldest in modern United States history
- April 21, 2018

Up until Thursday evening, John Nixon was the oldest prisoner executed when he was put to death at the age of 77 in December 2005 in Mississippi. Moody was also charged with sending the mail bomb that killed Savannah attorney, Robbie Robinson. (more...)
17th Match RR vs CSK Live Streaming on Hotstar 17th Match RR vs CSK Live Streaming on Hotstar
- April 21, 2018

Playing his first match of the tournament, Stuart Binny looked rusty in his first over and ended up bowling a couple of freebies to the opening duo of Watson and Ambati Rayudu. Rajasthan began their batting struggling to the CSK fast bowlers as they were reduced to 32/3 inside five overs. That was the start of a giant yellow party that continued until the end of the match. (more...)
Democratic Party sues Trump, Russia, WikiLeaks over 2016 email hack Democratic Party sues Trump, Russia, WikiLeaks over 2016 email hack
- April 21, 2018

From a lawsuit filed Friday on behalf of the Democratic National Committee in New York's U.S. District Court. While there are multiple investigations of Trump and his campaign, most significantly by the special counsel, Robert S. The lawsuit targets Trump's campaign, his son Donald Trump Jr, his son-in-law Jared Kushner and numerous campaign officials such as Paul Manafort, as well as the Russian government, including its foreign military intelligence agency, and WikiLeaks and its ... (more...)
Russia, Syria try to 'clear out' chemical attack site, - US State Department
- April 21, 2018

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has said Moscow has "plenty of evidence" that Britain staged the alleged chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma. Asked about the danger of a Russia-U.S. military clash, Lavrov voiced hope that military leaders realize that "any actions that could provoke a direct clash between the Russian and the U.S. (more...)
Canadian Insta Model Cops 8 Year Sentence For Trafficking Coke Into Sydney Canadian Insta Model Cops 8 Year Sentence For Trafficking Coke Into Sydney
- April 20, 2018

Melina Roberge will serve an optimum of 8 years in prison, inning accordance with the Washington Post . Although Traill noted Roberge had a decent chance of rehabilitation and accepted that her remorse was genuine, she also criticized her motivation for committing the crimes. (more...)
Berlin Suspect In Attack On Kippah Wearer Turns Himself In Berlin Suspect In Attack On Kippah Wearer Turns Himself In
- April 20, 2018

The video , recorded on his mobile phone and published by Bild , shows a young man viciously beating him with a belt while shouting "Yahudi" - "Jew" in Arabic. The video spread on social media where it caused uproar. "I hope the police will be able to find the attackers soon - the police were very responsive". (more...)
Deputy PM: Turkey's ruling party ready for early elections Deputy PM: Turkey's ruling party ready for early elections
- April 20, 2018

Presidential and parliamentary ballots will take place on June 4 after Mr Erdogan's surprise move. "Although the president and government are working in harmony as much as possible, the diseases of the old system confront us at our every step", Erdogan said in a televised address. (more...)
Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance' Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'
- April 20, 2018

Speaking on Thursday, Mr Moon said North Korea had said it was ready for "complete denuclearisation", and called for "bold imagination and creative solutions" to ensure the Koreas summit and the Trump-Kim summit would succeed. "And now we are going to have our dinner". "They will get their guns quickly", - said the American leader during a press conference with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. (more...)
Cuomo unilaterally restores voting rights to parolees Cuomo unilaterally restores voting rights to parolees
- April 20, 2018

She said: "I don't think there's anything inherently wrong with celebrity in politics". "I'm going to make it law by executive order ". Azzopardi called the executive order a "narrow use of power". Republicans, meanwhile, ripped the order. "It's bad public policy, it circumvents the law. That could not be more different from me", she told Colbert. (more...)
Pompeo confirmation down to a handful of Democrats Pompeo confirmation down to a handful of Democrats
- April 20, 2018

Pompeo visited Pyongyang in a rare and secret trip over "Easter weekend", as the Washington Post first reported and Trump later confirmed. "I believe our nation's top diplomat must be forthright, and more critically his past sentiments did not reflect our nation's values and are not acceptable for our nation's top diplomat", Menendez said , with Sen. (more...)
ZTE, Huawei bans: Genuine security concerns or part of China trade spat? ZTE, Huawei bans: Genuine security concerns or part of China trade spat?
- April 20, 2018

ZTE, a maker of telecommunications equipment and smartphones, was due to release results on Thursday. On the other hand, Android is an irreplaceable core part of ZTE's devices, and losing it would be a huge deal. United Kingdom concerns regarding ZTE are similar to ones that the US Government has against Chinese equipment providers (including Huawei) and are mostly centered around claimed links to the Chinese government and new laws that allow them to pressure local companies in ways that ... (more...)
Russia clashes again with US and allies over Syria attacks Russia clashes again with US and allies over Syria attacks
- April 20, 2018

Shouts of "Allah, Syria , and only Bashar", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, rang out. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Syria and Russian Federation - whose forces now control the town east of Damascus - are trying to cover up evidence. (more...)
Cuban MPs meet to choose new President Cuban MPs meet to choose new President
- April 19, 2018

The proposal is subject to a vote later in the day by the national assembly and the result will be formally announced on Thursday. An electronics engineer by training, Diaz-Canel has often appeared more in tune with the times than his elderly khaki-clad predecessors, Raul and his brother Fidel, who ruled the Caribbean island for the past six decades. (more...)
The Entire Island Of Puerto Rico Just Lost Power Again The Entire Island Of Puerto Rico Just Lost Power Again
- April 19, 2018

According to ABC News , it is expected to take between 24 and 36 hours for power to be restored. Puerto Rico lost power again Wednesday when a toppled transmission line caused a total blackout, the most recent outcome of the island's aged power infrastructure struggling to recover after Hurricane Maria. (more...)
Wild Fires destroy homes evacuations Wild Fires destroy homes evacuations
- April 19, 2018

Winds from the northwest Wednesday will move smoke across central Oklahoma, the National Weather Service reports. Wind gusts of 40 miles per hour (64 kph) are forecast, half as strong as on Tuesday. Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin have issued disaster declarations. Oklahoma Forestry companies claims constructions are ruined, but they are unable to assess damage as the flame is still burning. (more...)
Ariana Grande teases new music: 'no tears left to cry' Ariana Grande teases new music: 'no tears left to cry'
- April 19, 2018

Stay tuned for the release of " No Tears Left to Cry ". Whilst you're here, remind yourself of the touching moment Ariana comforted a crying school girl at the One Love Manchester show. Ariana Grande's new music might be just around the corner. In the days after the attack, she also visited survivors in hospital. This teaser, that could very well be a full project rather than just a single, comes after her 2016 album Dangerous Woman that featured Nicki Minaj , Lil Wayne , ... (more...)
UAE works on breaking up with Saudi Arabia, according to diplomatic leaks UAE works on breaking up with Saudi Arabia, according to diplomatic leaks
- April 19, 2018

However, on the bright side recently Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said that abaya is not mandatory in Islam. The kingdom banned cinemas in the early 1980s under pressure from Islamists as Saudi society turned towards a particularly severe form of religion. (more...)
Fox News' Judicial Analyst Absolutely Shreds Hannity's Cohen Claim Fox News' Judicial Analyst Absolutely Shreds Hannity's Cohen Claim
- April 19, 2018

Hannity, an outspoken supporter of Trump, has been a fierce critic of special counsel Robert Mueller, who is looking into Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election. He's never received an invoice from Cohen. In another tweet he added: "I assumed those conversations were confidential, but to be absolutely clear they never involved any matter between me and a third-party". (more...)
National Weather Service Talks April Storm Numbers National Weather Service Talks April Storm Numbers
- April 18, 2018

The high end EF2 tornado had maximum winds speeds of 130 miles per hour and had a 20.4-mile-long path length. The heaviest snows of 12 inches to 18 inches (30-46 cm) hit upper MI and Wisconsin, while the southern portions of those two states were experiencing ice storms, Hurley said. (more...)
Russian Communications Watchdog Reportedly Hit by DDoS Attack After Telegram Ban Russian Communications Watchdog Reportedly Hit by DDoS Attack After Telegram Ban
- April 18, 2018

Data from the app showed several Kremlin officials had continued to sign in on Tuesday evening, four days after a court ordered the service to be blocked over alleged terrorism concerns. "Once you cross the line, you can do anything". Russia's Federal Security Service is claiming that Telegram is violating its legal obligations as an "organiser of information distribution". (more...)
Vladimir Putin condemns US-led airstrikes on Syria Vladimir Putin condemns US-led airstrikes on Syria
- April 18, 2018

Syrian Canadians expressed a range of reactions to the recent USA -led airstrikes against Syria's government, with some denouncing foreign aggression and others calling for even stronger action to end the conflict that has devastated the country. (more...)
Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda
- April 18, 2018

The leaders noted that the unique strengths of India and the Nordic countries offer huge opportunities for trade and investment diversification and mutually beneficial collaboration, the statement said. Indian officials involved in organising the four-day prime ministerial visit to the United Kingdom have said that protests and demonstrations are "part and parcel of any democratic society" and there are no plans to curtail them in any way. (more...)