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Middle School students get a dose of reality Middle School students get a dose of reality
- April 15, 2018

Much like our country and its citizens we Old Prunitians just want to fix our school and maintain it as the centre of excellence it once was. The superintendent said he got feedback from teachers through a separate survey conducted by the United Teachers of Lowell union. (more...)
Algeria Military Plane Crash Victims (2018) Algeria Military Plane Crash Victims (2018)
- April 15, 2018

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's called for three days of official mourning for the soldiers and their families aboard the plane. More than 100 military personnel were on board the plane when it came down near Boufarik airport, local channel Ennahar TV reported . (more...)
Joint strikes on Syria violate United Nations charter: China Joint strikes on Syria violate United Nations charter: China
- April 15, 2018

He expressed outrage at reports of alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria and regretted the SC has been unable to reach agreement on a resolution on the use of chemical weapons in Syria. It added that the UAE believes the crisis will continue to pose a serious danger to Syria's unity, and lead to mounting casualties. He said the Middle East is in such "chaos" that it has become a danger to worldwide peace and security - and Syria "represents the most serious threat". (more...)
Russian companies to feel severe effect of USA sanctions, says Fitch Russian companies to feel severe effect of USA sanctions, says Fitch
- April 15, 2018

Assad says the Western threats endanger worldwide peace and security, and that military action would only contribute to the "further destabilization" of the region. "The latest USA administration decision.is an attempt to fight us through unfair competition, limit our development and create tensions on the economy and the currency and fund markets", he told the Russian parliament. (more...)
Kim greets Chinese official, calls for stronger ties Kim greets Chinese official, calls for stronger ties
- April 15, 2018

Song arrived with a Chinese troupe to attend a spring art festival commemorating the birth anniversary of North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung on April 15. Kim was quoted as saying it was his obligation as a "close friend of Chinese President Xi Jinping" to ensure the visiting art troupe received "the highest level" of treatment "on a top priority basis". (more...)
Trump made a further statement on the strike on Syria Trump made a further statement on the strike on Syria
- April 15, 2018

He did not say whether France is planning military action against Assad's government. Any potential strike against Syria could be carried out by extensive US and United Kingdom military assets already in the region, including two US Navy destroyers armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles. (more...)
Cong demands sacking of UP CM over Unnao case Cong demands sacking of UP CM over Unnao case
- April 15, 2018

The Allahabad High Court also directed the CBI today to arrest MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, accused in the case of an alleged gangrape of a minor girl over a year ago. The Chief Minister had also made a decision to expel two MLAs from Unnao. Previously the victim's father died in judicial custody nearly a week after he was reportedly thrashed by the MLA's brother and others. (more...)
BJP's Kuldeep Singh Sengar sent to 7-day CBI custody BJP's Kuldeep Singh Sengar sent to 7-day CBI custody
- April 15, 2018

Earlier today, Sengar , while talking to media persons defiantly said that he has faith in the judiciary. Within hours of taking over the investigation, the CBI brought Sengar, who had remained untouched by the state police, to its office in Lucknow , where he was questioned for almost 16 hours before being taken into custody. (more...)
Guilty will not be spared, says CM Yogi Adityanath Guilty will not be spared, says CM Yogi Adityanath
- April 15, 2018

The Chief Minister had also made a decision to expel two MLAs from Unnao. It may be recalled that a day after the Mahasabha announced to confer the title on the CM, there was a revolt in the organisation against Mahasabha president Lalji Prasad Nirmal 's decision. (more...)
First Rohingya family repatriated in Myanmar despite United Nations concerns First Rohingya family repatriated in Myanmar despite United Nations concerns
- April 15, 2018

The stateless Muslim minority has been massing in squalid Bangladesh camps since the Myanmar army launched a ruthless crackdown on the community in northern Rakhine state last August. Fleeing Rohingya refugees have reported killings, rape and arson on a large scale. Bangladesh and Myanmar have been coordinating the repatriation process. (more...)
Surat: 11-year-old girl's body found with 86 injuries, rape suspected Surat: 11-year-old girl's body found with 86 injuries, rape suspected
- April 15, 2018

A 5-hour long postmortem of the girl revealed that she had been raped and tortured for a period of at least 8 days and was later strangled to death. Reportedly, the police believe that the murder took place at some different location but the body was dumped in Pandesara to probably mislead the investigation. (more...)
Kidambi Srikanth settles for silver at CWG '18 Kidambi Srikanth settles for silver at CWG '18
- April 15, 2018

Srikanth, who became the world No.1 on Thursday, had a brilliant week at Gold Coast but could not get over the line against the two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist. "I just forget my age". He had won four Super Series titles - Indonesia, Australia , France and Denmark- a year ago after winning two gold in the men's team and men's singles in 2016 South Asian Games. (more...)
Several hundred rally at statehouse in support of Second Amendment Several hundred rally at statehouse in support of Second Amendment
- April 15, 2018

The Raleigh Second Amendment rally presented a student, too, 18-year-old Connor Groce from Clemmons. Some said they're just concerned citizens. All across America, groups met Saturday to showcase their unity regarding their Second Amendment rights. (more...)
British Premier Theresa May defends 'right and legal' Syria strikes British Premier Theresa May defends 'right and legal' Syria strikes
- April 15, 2018

It is not about regime change. US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and Marine General Joseph Dunford said three main chemical weapons facilities were targeted at 9 pm EST (1 am GMT) by missiles from both the sea and aircraft, which triggered Syrian air defences; a scientific research centre in Damascus , a chemical weapons storage facility west of Homs and a chemical weapons equipment storage and an important command post, also near Homs. (more...)
UN Security Council Rejects Resolution Condemning US-Led Airstrikes in Syria UN Security Council Rejects Resolution Condemning US-Led Airstrikes in Syria
- April 15, 2018

He also thanked France and Britain for their joining in the strike with the United States with "Fine Military", saying the strikes "could not have had a better result". and its allies during an emergency United Nations Security Council meeting on Syria at the U.N. headquarters in NY, U.S., April 14, 2018. As a symbol, they might reflect the inability to prevent President Bashar Assad from marching toward a professed victory in the civil war - still denying he ever even used banned ... (more...)
Lawyers for Trump's Personal Attorney Set for Friday Court Appearance Lawyers for Trump's Personal Attorney Set for Friday Court Appearance
- April 15, 2018

When the contents of the dossier were first published by Buzzfeed in January 2017, then-president-elect Trump dismissed the entire document as "false and fake". If this is true, it could heighten the credibility of the so-called Steele dossier , an unverified set of memos that contain allegations that members of the Trump campaign colluded and conspired with Russian Federation during the presidential campaign. (more...)
Explosions rocked Syria's capital. What's next for US, Iran and Russian Federation?
- April 15, 2018

Mattis also said that any strike would not represent a shift in US strategy in Syria, which is aimed at defeating the Islamic State, also known as ISIS. "This aggression is created to compensate for the defeat of the terrorists" in Eastern Ghouta, an area recently recaptured by Syrian government forces, Iran's foreign ministry said. (more...)
Trump lawyer fights Federal Bureau of Investigation over seized files Trump lawyer fights Federal Bureau of Investigation over seized files
- April 15, 2018

It was unclear how much prosecutors might have to reveal about the investigation in open court in the hearing scheduled for Friday. The investigation is separate from special counsel Robert Mueller's probe. At a hearing on Friday, U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood told an attorney for Michael Cohen that his client needed to be there to help answer questions about his law practice. (more...)
UN Security Council rejects resolution to condemn strikes on Syria UN Security Council rejects resolution to condemn strikes on Syria
- April 15, 2018

The vote came at the end of an emergency meeting of the council called by Moscow, which saw Russian Federation and its supporters clashing with the US and its allies over a suspected poison gas attack last weekend in the Damascus suburb of Douma. (more...)
Mets announce catcher Travis d'Arnaud will undergo Tommy John Surgery Mets announce catcher Travis d'Arnaud will undergo Tommy John Surgery
- April 15, 2018

Alderson indicated that his club will "be aware" of what is available on the catching market but is not actively pursuing a Major League catching addition. The Mets, however, said a follow-up MRI at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NY on Thursday revealed the fracture. Plawecki went on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to Thursday, and D'Arnaud was transferred to the 60-day DL, a move that opened a roster spot for the Mets to select Lobaton's contract from Triple-A Las Vegas. (more...)
Syrians Express Mixed Reactions to US Strikes Syrians Express Mixed Reactions to US Strikes
- April 15, 2018

A different Trump administration official, briefing reporters , said the United States assessed that sarin was also used in the April 7 attack but suggested that US information on sarin came from analysis of reports from news media and other public sources of information, as opposed to USA intelligence. (more...)
Hundreds of Arab Israelis protest Syria strikes outside United States consulate Hundreds of Arab Israelis protest Syria strikes outside United States consulate
- April 15, 2018

A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer and crew, being deployed to launch strike as part of the multinational response to Syria's use of chemical weapons, is seen in this image released from Al Udeid Air Base, Doha, Qatar on April 14, 2018. Another Long Islander said that the U.S.is trying to "dictate our will" on other countries. The strikes "will significantly impact the Syrian regime's ability to develop, deploy and use chemical weapons in the future", said Lieutenant General Kenneth McKenzie, ... (more...)
Hundreds rally for gun rights in Carson City Hundreds rally for gun rights in Carson City
- April 15, 2018

Those who were there were standing up to what they call "anti-gun propaganda", especially in the wake of the Parkland, Florida school shooting. Between 600 and 800 people gathered from 2 p.m.to 4 p.m.in the plaza between the State House and the Cross State Office Building, according to an estimated crowd count by Capitol Police. (more...)
Pakistan SC disqualifies ex-PM Nawaz Sharif from politics for life Pakistan SC disqualifies ex-PM Nawaz Sharif from politics for life
- April 15, 2018

Opponents of the verdict said it was a unsafe overstep by the Supreme Court to ban Sharif for life. Clauses of Article 62, requiring members of Parliament to be honest and righteous, were part of changes to the Constitution made by former military dictator General Zia-ul-Haq in March 1985 to concentrate powers with himself. (more...)
Carjacking suspects arrested after shooting at deputy Carjacking suspects arrested after shooting at deputy
- April 15, 2018

The footage shows the officer lying on the floor and attempting to defend himself as the man sits on top of him, launching a series of blows. The incident, which was not detailed, allegedly occurred around 15 minutes prior to police arrival. (more...)
Child's body found in California river where family of four vanished Child's body found in California river where family of four vanished
- April 15, 2018

The family was reported missing that Sunday. On Thursday, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office said it had found belongings of the Thottapilly family, of Santa Clarita, as well as vehicle parts from their SUV about 14 miles down river from where investigators believe they rolled down an embankment. (more...)
Trump lawyer under investigation for 'personal business dealings': DOJ Trump lawyer under investigation for 'personal business dealings': DOJ
- April 15, 2018

The agreement was first reported to The Wall Street Journal , which cited people familiar with the matter. A source familiar with the situation said Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel has accepted Mr Broidy's resignation. (more...)
Rick Porcello dominant as Red Sox take early series with Yankees Rick Porcello dominant as Red Sox take early series with Yankees
- April 15, 2018

On offense, the Sox scored four times in the second inning and twice in the third to chase Yanks starter Sonny Gray. There's no doubt both teams will have this game at the top of their minds each time they meet the rest of the way, and with the Red Sox and Yankees both looking like contenders yet again, the baseball world is likely in for some more great matchups between the squads. (more...)
Nafta Agreement Could Come in Weeks, Pence and Trudeau Say Nafta Agreement Could Come in Weeks, Pence and Trudeau Say
- April 15, 2018

While attending the America summit at the Washington D.C. Pence said he supported the statement of US President Donald Trump referring to Syria attack as "mission accomplished" saying that Syria operation is "completely successful" as quoted by The Fox. (more...)
Sweden proposes United Nations team go to Syria to fix chemical weapons issue Sweden proposes United Nations team go to Syria to fix chemical weapons issue
- April 15, 2018

Had one of the two mechanisms proposed in the drafts been approved, it could have filled the vacuum left by the Organisation for Prevention of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)-UN Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) when its mandate expired last November. (more...)

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