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Allahabad residents put up posters prohibiting entry of BJP leaders Allahabad residents put up posters prohibiting entry of BJP leaders
- April 15, 2018

The 55-year-old father of the Unnao rape survivor died in the police custody after he was brutally thrashed by Atul Singh and his people. She also claimed that her family was being threatened after they tried to file an FIR. BJP sources said that Ram Madhav advised the party ministers to assert during the Cabinet meetings and block controversial decisions then and there instead of raking them up in public, leading to embarrassment for both the coalition partners. (more...)
Air China flight diverted after man holds attendant hostage using fountain pen Air China flight diverted after man holds attendant hostage using fountain pen
- April 15, 2018

The civil aviation body said in a brief statement on its website that the passenger aboard Air China Flight 1350 tried to use the pen to hold the attendant " under duress ". Authorities at Zhengzhou airport said it immediately activated emergency measures and that the airport was operational. According to reports, the disturbance took place in a business class cabin. (more...)
UK's May summons ministers for Syria meeting on Thursday UK's May summons ministers for Syria meeting on Thursday
- April 15, 2018

French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron claimed that France had "proof" the Assad regime used chemical weapons in Douma on the weekend, and would help any United States motion. A spokesperson for the Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday that a suspected chemical attack in Syria was staged by Britain's military forces. (more...)
WC Softball Team Lacks Same Resources as Baseball WC Softball Team Lacks Same Resources as Baseball
- April 15, 2018

West softball is also unbeaten in district as the team readies for a pivotal doubleheader vs. RHS at home at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Senior designated player Catrell Robertson doubled to drive in senior center fielder Leandra Jew. The Lady Tigers got a run back in the bottom of the second. Fairview picked up another run on a fielder's choice in the third before Ball knocked in a third run with a solo homer out of center field. (more...)
United Nations rejects Russian resolution seeking condemnation air strikes on Syria
- April 15, 2018

The United States, Britain and France launched air strikes on Syria a week after a suspected chemical attack in the rebel-held town of Douma left more than 40 people dead. The Russian Ambassador to the United Nations criticised the U.S. for violating global law and taking action without waiting on the outcome of an investigation on whether the Syrian government used chemical weapons on its civilians. (more...)
Congress flays PM Modi for eroding Ambedkar's legacy Congress flays PM Modi for eroding Ambedkar's legacy
- April 15, 2018

But he didn't mention that his own people are involved in the cases. "They consciously suppressed honest leaders and creating a suffocative situation in the Congress", he added. "There was no politics in it". The Congress on Sunday said not a single section of society is happy with the Modi government and that the actions of the BJP-led government have put the country and its Constitution in danger. (more...)
David Buckel: US lawyer sets himself on fire in climate protest David Buckel: US lawyer sets himself on fire in climate protest
- April 15, 2018

A jogger who stumbled across the remains and shared photographs of them on Twitter before they were covered up by police said they were "freaked out" by the discovery. In that case, Brandon v. Richardson County , a court found the county sheriff liable for failure to protect Teena, who was killed in 1993. Calling him a "beautiful human", the firm said "David was an indefatigable attorney and advocate, and also a dedicated and loving friend to so many". (more...)
Syrian NGOs Respond in Wake of Douma Attacks Syrian NGOs Respond in Wake of Douma Attacks
- April 15, 2018

Could not have had a better result. "President Trump has lead the way on that". The nighttime Syria assault was carefully limited to minimize civilian casualties and avoid direct conflict with Syria's key ally, Russia , but confusion arose over the extent to which Washington warned Moscow in advance. (more...)
Syria air strikes: what do we know so far? Syria air strikes: what do we know so far?
- April 15, 2018

Jean-Claude Juncker said the suspected use of poison gas last week in the Syrian city of Douma was - as he puts it - a "heinous chemical weapons attack carried out by the Syrian regime". The U.S. war there dragged on for eight more years. Yoav Gallant, a member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet, said: "The use of chemical weapons crosses a red line that humanity can no longer tolerate". (more...)
Kathua gang-rape: #UnfriendBJP campaign gains momentum on Facebook Kathua gang-rape: #UnfriendBJP campaign gains momentum on Facebook
- April 15, 2018

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav , who had held consultations with legislators of the party in Jammu yesterday, had announced the resignations would be forwarded for further action thereby ending a simmering political crisis in the state. (more...)
Mother Charged After Toddler Tested Positive For Marijuana, Methamphetamine Mother Charged After Toddler Tested Positive For Marijuana, Methamphetamine
- April 15, 2018

The investigation into Ecker started in January when the Wakulla County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office learned the child may have been involved with using both drugs. She was charged at the time with misdemeanor marijuana possession and possession of paraphernalia. Hair samples and blood were also taken to help determine the history of drug use for both Ecker and the child, who is now three. (more...)
Black Teen Misses Bus, Shot At By Stranger After Asking For Directions Black Teen Misses Bus, Shot At By Stranger After Asking For Directions
- April 15, 2018

Without his phone on him, he told WJBK that he saw a house with a "Neighborhood Watch" sticker and knocked on the door to ask for directions. "If I have a question, I should be able to turn to my village and knock on a door and ask a question. (more...)
Putin unlikely to let Syria strike go unanswered Putin unlikely to let Syria strike go unanswered
- April 15, 2018

Responding to this warning, Moscow indicated that such an action could spark a US-Russia war. "It would provoke a retaliation operation by government forces and the White Helmets were to use it to stage a provocation with an alleged use of chemical weapons", he said. (more...)
Egypt's President Sisi arrives in Saudi Arabia ahead of Arab Summit Egypt's President Sisi arrives in Saudi Arabia ahead of Arab Summit
- April 15, 2018

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir had said on Thursday that Qatar's crisis will not be on the table at the Arab League summit. The summit's participants will also discuss issues that undermine the unity and the stability of the Arab world. (more...)
Firing outside SC Justice Ijazul Ahsan's residence in Lahore Firing outside SC Justice Ijazul Ahsan's residence in Lahore
- April 15, 2018

The chief justice himself is monitoring the situation, according to a statement issued by the apex court. Police officials said the shell has been sent for forensic analysis, adding that they are also reviewing footage of CCTV cameras in the area. (more...)
Devonte' Harts siblings drugged, mother drunk before driving off cliff Devonte' Harts siblings drugged, mother drunk before driving off cliff
- April 15, 2018

Bruce Carpenter. Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine that has a sedative effect. A specialized team of accident investigators is trying to figure that out with help from the FBI, Carpenter said. The items found from the river have identified positive by the family members. A neighbor of the Harts in Woodland, Washington , had filed a complaint, saying the children were apparently being deprived of food as punishment. (more...)
Former Bush Press Sec Reacts To Trump's 'Mission Accomplished' Tweet Former Bush Press Sec Reacts To Trump's 'Mission Accomplished' Tweet
- April 15, 2018

The Pentagon is backing President Donald Trump's assertion that the missile strikes on Syria were "Mission Accomplished!" Thanks to France and the United Kingdom for his or her knowledge and the ability of their high quality Navy. In a following tweet , Trump said he was "so proud of our great Military". "I'd have really helpful ending this tweet with not these two phrases". (more...)
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...)

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