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Weathercast: Severe storms on Wilson's radar for Sunday Weathercast: Severe storms on Wilson's radar for Sunday
- April 14, 2018

Damaging wind gusts with an isolated tornado is also possible , let alone some hail. A storm system coming together over Arkansas and Oklahoma is already triggering tornado warnings and severe thunderstorms warnings Friday evening. A first line of potentially damaging storms will cross the MS state line and move into Northwest Alabama from around 7-8 AM through 11AM-noon. The main threats to South Mississippi will be flooding and damaging winds because wind is expected to pick up as the ... (more...)
'The Simpsons' Showrunner Promises To Find Right Answer To Apu Controversy 'The Simpsons' Showrunner Promises To Find Right Answer To Apu Controversy
- April 14, 2018

Shanker defends the stereotypical Indian character. Taking to Twitter , Al wrote: '@TheSimpsons I truly appreciate all responses pro and con. Speaking directly to camera, Lisa said: 'Something that started decades ago and was applauded and inoffensive is now politically incorrect. (more...)
Facebook Stories to get AR drawings and Boomerangs in the near future Facebook Stories to get AR drawings and Boomerangs in the near future
- April 14, 2018

Instagram and Snapchat offer ways to draw on top of videos, but not like this. It's an interesting and fun feature to be fair to the firm, but Facebook Stories is still of dubious relevance at this stage. However, the GIFs created using the earlier tool restarted from the beginning, creating a slightly jarring effect; with the new tool, which has seen huge success on photo sharing platform Instagram, users can now create seamless GIFs on Facebook Stories as well. (more...)
Ram Nath Kovind in MP to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti Ram Nath Kovind in MP to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti
- April 14, 2018

SP Spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary said that leaders at district level would celebrate Dr Ambedkar's birth anniversary in style. Lourdes Central School celebrated the 127th birth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar on April 14 as a part of the nationwide celebrations. (more...)
Kovind in MP to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti Kovind in MP to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti
- April 14, 2018

Popularly known as the Architect of Indian Constitution, Ambedkar wanted to burn the constitution if it did not take into consideration the welfare of the minorities. He said Ambedkar had recognised the difference between India and other countries and accordingly prepared plans for shaping future of the country. President Kovind will visit Mhow in Madhya Pradesh today. (more...)
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle finalise wedding photographer Prince Harry, Meghan Markle finalise wedding photographer
- April 14, 2018

The excited photographer says, "I could not be more thrilled or honoured to photograph this historic occasion". The couple chose fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski , who took the lovely engagement pictures of Harry, 33, and Meghan, 36, at Frogmore House in Windsor late previous year. (more...)
Trump's renewed interest in TPP met with caution Trump's renewed interest in TPP met with caution
- April 14, 2018

But they also cautioned against making any significant changes. "The President multiple times reaffirmed in general to all of us, and looked at Larry Kudlow, and said Larry go get it done", Sasse said after exiting a White House meeting with the President about trade and agriculture that he attended with several governors and congressional leaders who represent states that they say will be adversely impacted by the President's recently announced tariffs. (more...)
Thousands Of Mourners Bid Winnie Mandela Farewell Thousands Of Mourners Bid Winnie Mandela Farewell
- April 14, 2018

Malema's assertions seem to have been confirmed by South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa , who is also ANC president when he said Madikizela Mandela was alone. He said Madikizela Mandela provided leadership at the most hard time and never demanded a reward. But on Saturday, her family and comrades used her funeral to both celebrate her enormous contribution to the anti-apartheid struggle and hit out against those who campaigned against her. (more...)
US, Britain, France launch air strikes in Syria
- April 14, 2018

A day before a team from the global chemical weapons watchdog was to arrive in Douma, just east of Damascus, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. The measures would affect the US and any other countries that join its sanctions on Russian Federation. Speaking to reporters in Moscow , Lavrov reiterated a strong warning to the West against military action in Syria , saying any such "adventures" in Syria would increase flows of refugees into Europe. (more...)
Russia Wants UN Chief At Meeting On US Threats Russia Wants UN Chief At Meeting On US Threats
- April 14, 2018

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused the Government of "waiting for instructions" from USA president Donald Trump on what to do over Syria . Trump said anyone responsible for the attack, including Russian Federation, will "pay a price", and has cancelled a planned trip to Latin America to oversee the US response. (more...)
Moab Capital Partners LLC Decreased Tower Semiconductor LTD (TSEM) Stake
- April 14, 2018

Richard C Young & Company sold 98,975 shares as Sysco Corp (SYY)'s stock declined 2.24%. The institutional investor held 211,730 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $12.76 million, down from 220,675 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Kanye West Is Writing A Philosophy Book On Society's Obsession With Photographs Kanye West Is Writing A Philosophy Book On Society's Obsession With Photographs
- April 14, 2018

He activated his verified Instagram account on Valentines Day this year , and hours after wishing his wife, Kim Kardashian , "Happy Valentine's Day Babe", West again deleted his account. 'The ability to preserve time is more valuable than the ability to preserve a diamond because time is our most valuable resource'. It can be used to document, but a lot of times it overtakes [people]. (more...)
Connecticut substitute teacher arrested for starting 'fight club' during class, police say Connecticut substitute teacher arrested for starting 'fight club' during class, police say
- April 14, 2018

The next day, Officer Moorehead visited the school and spoke with the assistant principal, Tatiana Patten, who told her that on October 10, 2017, she had been made aware of a " fight club " happening in a math class. He has denied facilitating the fights, according to the police report. "(Did you ever know they were going to happen before they started?) No". The boy, whom police called Victim 1, reported that he had been robbed and beaten at Montville High by other students. (more...)
Bashar Al-Assad: Potential western action in Syria could cause more instability Bashar Al-Assad: Potential western action in Syria could cause more instability
- April 14, 2018

Russian soldiers are headed to Douma , the town where the attack reportedly occurred, to preserve evidence and protect the people still living there. A sustained US military pressure campaign that lasts long enough to significantly degrades the Assad regime's chemical weapon capabilities would necessarily increase the probability of American and Russian forces making contact with one another. (more...)
Putin: attack on Syria act of aggression
- April 14, 2018

Shortly after the one-hour attack ended, vehicles with loudspeakers roamed the streets of Damascus blaring nationalist songs. Those comments raised immediate questions as to whether the military operation would extend beyond an initial round of missile strikes. (more...)
US, UK announce US, UK announce "precision strikes" on Syria
- April 14, 2018

The attack is in response to an alleged chemical attack that the United States accuses the Syrian government of carrying out in Douma , Eastern Ghouta. We will continue to work with our worldwide partners to further investigate the use of chemical weapons in Syria . "To Iran and to Russian Federation, I ask, what kind of a nation wants to be associated with the mass murder of innocent men, women and children?" In a statement, she said: "This evening I have authorised British armed ... (more...)
PM Modi presents slippers to tribal woman in Chhattisagrh's Jangla PM Modi presents slippers to tribal woman in Chhattisagrh's Jangla
- April 14, 2018

The scheme, branded Ayushman Bharat and also known as Modicare, will create a primary-healthcare network and also cover annual costs of up to Rs 5 lakh a family for free treatment of serious illnesses. The prime minister's visit to the state coincides with the birth anniversary of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar. "The consciousness in the communities which have been left behind in the race of development is because of Babasaheb", the PM told the gathering. (more...)
Winter Weather Advisory for ALL of CNY — ALERT Winter Weather Advisory for ALL of CNY — ALERT
- April 14, 2018

Total ice accumulations ranging from 0.25" to 0.75"+ are possible, especially over higher elevations. The counties covered by the winter weather advisory include: Cass, Gage, Jefferson, Lancaster, Pawnee, and Saline. The service's winter weather advisory said that St. Lawrence County could see 3 to 5 inches of snow, along with up to two-tenths of an inch of ice. (more...)
UN chief warns against war as world probes Syria gas attack UN chief warns against war as world probes Syria gas attack
- April 14, 2018

Syria warned that it will have "no other choice" but to defend itself if the West launches military action . According to the title, the special services got the blood and urine samples of the victims. What was achieved? The implications of these latest developments on worldwide law for the USA and the world are grave. Tayyip Erdogan, president of Syria's neighbour Turkey which is also in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, said on Friday he had spoken by phone with Trump and Putin ... (more...)
Kathua rape-murder case: Two BJP ministers resign in JK Kathua rape-murder case: Two BJP ministers resign in JK
- April 14, 2018

This crime stands out because it has tacit support from BJP cabinet ministers and lawmakers. The development comes after the countrywide outrage over brutal rape and murder of the 8-year-old Asifa and the hard-hitting statement of Tadaduq Mufti, tourism minister and brother of chief minister Mehbooba Mufti . (more...)
Syrian air defenses repelled most missiles launched by West - Russian MoD Syrian air defenses repelled most missiles launched by West - Russian MoD
- April 14, 2018

The strikes were conducted by two U.S. ships stationed in the Red Sea, with tactical air support from the Mediterranean and Rockwell B-1 Lancer bombers from Al-Tanf coalition airbase in Syria's Homs province, according to the statement. Al-Ikhbariya TV also showed video that it claimed was the destroyed remains of a missile that was sacked into the country on Saturday morning. To repel the attack, Damascus deployed Soviet-made surface-to-air missile systems, including S-125 (NATO reporting ... (more...)
Items found belonged to missing California family Items found belonged to missing California family
- April 14, 2018

Three other children, Hannah, 16, Devonte, 15, and Sierra, also 15, are missing. A "missing" poster shared by friends and family on Facebook identified the Thottapilly family members as 42-year-old Sandeep, 38-year-old Soumya, 12-year-old Siddhanty and 9-year-old Saachi. (more...)
Theresa May explains why Britain conducted missile strikes against Syria
- April 14, 2018

It said the Syrian regime has been using chemical weapons since 2013, killing almost 1,000 civilians and injuring hundreds more which "constitutes a war crime and a crime against humanity". "It is not about regime change", May said in a statement. In her comments, May also alluded to a nerve agent attack in Britain last month on a former Russian spy and his daughter. (more...)
Eight Egyptian Soldiers, 14 Militants Killed In Sinai Eight Egyptian Soldiers, 14 Militants Killed In Sinai
- April 14, 2018

On Saturday, the military said its forces killed 27 suspected militants as part of the security operation that began on February 9. Six of the militants were killed by aerial bombardment on their hideouts while 12 died in a shootout with police forces, the military said in a statement. (more...)
Internal Differences Among Boko Haram Members Delaying Rescue Of Remaining Chibok Girls Internal Differences Among Boko Haram Members Delaying Rescue Of Remaining Chibok Girls
- April 14, 2018

He said this was mainly due to lack of agreement among the girls' abductors whose internal differences, he explained, had led to divergent voices regarding the outcome of the negotiations. Relatives of missing school girls react in Dapchi in the northeastern state of Yobe, after an attack on the village by Boko Haram , Nigeria February 23, 2018. (more...)
Russian lawmaker: United States strikes on Syria violate global law Russian lawmaker: United States strikes on Syria violate global law
- April 14, 2018

Trump said the strikes were in coordination with France and the United Kingdom, adding that the goal of the campaign is to "establish a strong deterrent against the production, spread and use of chemical weapons ". Damascus with key allies Russian Federation and Iran, have lambasted reports of the suspected gas attack as bogus. "As other nations step up their contributions, we look forward to the day when we can bring our warriors home", Trump said. (more...)
Former teacher goes to court for running 'fight club' in class Former teacher goes to court for running 'fight club' in class
- April 14, 2018

He was sacked on October 10. Fish's bail was set at $75,000 and he was arraigned in Norwich Superior Court on Thursday. A former substitute teacher was arrested Thursday for starting a "fight club" at a CT high school, according to police. (more...)
Syrian Doctors Rule Out Chemical Attack in Douma Syrian Doctors Rule Out Chemical Attack in Douma
- April 14, 2018

He went on to say that the alleged chemical attack in Douma is just an American pretext and he blamed the Syrian opposition, not the Assad regime, for it. She also said Russia's involvement in Syria was not helping to revive the Geneva peace track - which is what the United Kingdom would "continue to do". (more...)
Retailers Taking Wait-and-See Approach to Farm Bill Retailers Taking Wait-and-See Approach to Farm Bill
- April 14, 2018

The Democratic National Committee is against the bill, saying Republicans are imposing unproven requirements limiting access to SNAP, forcing over five-million food-stamp recipients to stricter work requirements. Under the Farm Bill, work capable adults (age 18-59) are required to either work or participate in work training for 20 hours per week in order to receive any benefit. (more...)
Bizarre: Official drives for 4 km as man clings on to bonnet Bizarre: Official drives for 4 km as man clings on to bonnet
- April 14, 2018

News website NDTV reports the group started protesting outside his office because no official allegedly heeded them. Hours went by and no one attended to them. When the BDO stopped the vehicle, Brij Pal warned the official. Two videos being shared on social media show Pal hanging on to the bonnet as the auto speeds away in Ramnagar, a small town in Uttar Pradesh. (more...)

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