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Syracuse University's Theta Tau fraternity suspended over 'extremely racist' and 'homophobic' video Syracuse University's Theta Tau fraternity suspended over 'extremely racist' and 'homophobic' video
- April 19, 2018

Syracuse.com initially reported on the suspension of the school's chapter of the engineering fraternity, but SU's student newspaper, The Daily Orange posted the video which purports to show the "history" of a rival frat. Theta Tau is the fourth fraternity to be suspended by the university this academic year, according The Daily Orange . Segregation on campus was also a hot topic among many students. (more...)
K9 officers, dogs line street for fallen officer K9 officers, dogs line street for fallen officer
- April 19, 2018

The Rev. Paul Caron had just arrived at the South Yarmouth parish last summer and was unpacking when he got a call from the church office telling him the police were on their way up. The Yarmouth Police Department posted on its Facebook page, saying Nero was released from the hospital Wednesday night and transported home in his fallen partner's cruiser. (more...)
Cat Walks 12 Miles Back to Family That Doesn't Want Him Cat Walks 12 Miles Back to Family That Doesn't Want Him
- April 19, 2018

Toby's story prompted the SPCA to hold a 2018 Walk and Woofstock event in an effort to make a difference for other homeless pets. That journey consisted of 12 miles and having to find his way back, but he was able to do just that in a rather miraculous venture that reunited his family with him. (more...)
Owaisi to meet Governor to demand retrial in Mecca Masjid blast case Owaisi to meet Governor to demand retrial in Mecca Masjid blast case
- April 19, 2018

Earlier in the day, he had acquitted all prime accused, including Swami Aseemanand in the high-profile case. The blast ripped through the mosque during Friday prayers. Reacting to the judgement of the NIA special court, Owaisi said it was a biased investigation and NIA was not allowed to pursue the case by its political masters. (more...)
UK Government to ban plastic straws and cotton buds UK Government to ban plastic straws and cotton buds
- April 19, 2018

Explaining why cotton buds, straws and stirrers have been singled out, he says: "We have targeted these products because..." Prime Minister Theresa May made the announcement today at the start of a major Commonwealth meeting in London. (more...)
Flexion Therapeutics (FLXN) Received Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.10
- April 19, 2018

Freshford Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Sunopta Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $618.80 million market cap company. Heartland Advisors accumulated 400,000 shares or 0.2% of the stock. The New York-based Metropolitan Life Ins Com Ny has invested 0% in Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (more...)
Chemical inspectors launch probe in Syria Chemical inspectors launch probe in Syria
- April 19, 2018

Russian Federation has been a longtime supporter of the Assad regime since the start of the Civil War in Syria more than seven years ago, including denying the most recent chemical attack came from Assad forces. "Three countries have intervened, and let me be quite frank: this is for the honor of the worldwide community". During the course of the fallout, confusion and uncertainty have swirled around US troops remaining in Syria, sanctions against Syria's ally Russian Federation and if in ... (more...)
United Nations team fired upon in Syria while visiting suspected chemical sites United Nations team fired upon in Syria while visiting suspected chemical sites
- April 19, 2018

But the USA officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the available intelligence indicated that Assad's stock of chemicals and precursors was believed to be scattered far beyond the three targets. OPCW Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü said the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) had made a decision to carry out reconnaissance at two sites in the town of Douma before the inspectors would visit them. (more...)
Undulating Stocks - Encana Corporation, NYSE: ECA), Turtle Beach Corporation, (NASDAQ: HEAR)
- April 19, 2018

Intraday Trading of the eBay Inc .: eBay Inc. HEAR trades at a forward P/E of 97.11, and a P/S of 1.14, compared to a P/B of 0.12, and a P/S of 0.36 for JONE. A rating of 4 or 5 would specify a mean Sell opinion. Encana Corporation , belongs to Basic Materials sector and Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry. (more...)
Canada withdraws diplomats over mystery Cuban illnesses Canada withdraws diplomats over mystery Cuban illnesses
- April 19, 2018

In that regard, the text explains that the Cuban government respects Canada's decision, but it considers that it is unjustified. Dizziness, headaches and nausea are some of the symptoms claimed by Canadian officials, although the cause has thus far not been determined. (more...)
5.5-Magnitude Earthquake In Iran Near Nuclear Power Plant 5.5-Magnitude Earthquake In Iran Near Nuclear Power Plant
- April 19, 2018

There were no immediate reports of any damage or casualties, Reuters reported. Bushehr Nuclear Power officials have not yet reported any damage but the natural disaster has raised concerns about safety stands in the Islamic Republic. Shallow earthquakes often have broader damage. There have been conflicting reports on the magnitude of the natural disaster. Bushehr has survived earthquakes in the past, and was built to withstand tremors in earthquake-prone Iran. (more...)
Chemical Weapons Watchdog in Syria to Begin Probe Chemical Weapons Watchdog in Syria to Begin Probe
- April 19, 2018

On Tuesday, there had been conflicting reports about whether the OPCW experts had arrived in Douma. Saudi Arabia is also a member of the US -led coalition battling IS militants. "As of today, Russian Federation and Syria still refuse to give inspectors access to the site of the attack". Then Syrian state media claimed on Tuesday that the inspectors had entered the town. (more...)
IN fire house visitor seeks help for stoned raccoon IN fire house visitor seeks help for stoned raccoon
- April 19, 2018

Firefighters in Wayne township, in are used to responding to some odd situations. "It really left the guys scratching their heads that someone brought a raccoon to the firehouse at 2 a.m. As more states legalize marijuana and tantalizing edible forms become more available, veterinarians say they are seeing major increases in patients that have ingested it . (more...)
Supreme Court rejects plea for SIT probe into Judge Loya's death
- April 19, 2018

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said that during the arguments, the counsel forgot to maintain institutional civility towards the apex court's judges and made wild allegations. (more...)
Despite strikes, Syria's Assad can still wage chemical attacks: U.S. sources Despite strikes, Syria's Assad can still wage chemical attacks: U.S. sources
- April 19, 2018

The U.N. source did not say when the inspectors might visit the site, or whether a planned visit to Douma on Wednesday had been postponed. It is now unclear if or when the inspecters will go in. There are also those who care about the trillions of dollars in military and Central Intelligence Agency budgets, where "people" are making so much money from the war industry. (more...)
Rahul claims Amethi will match Singapore, California in 15 years Rahul claims Amethi will match Singapore, California in 15 years
- April 19, 2018

Gandhi added the constituency would soon become a world-class education hub, which "no one could prevent from happening". "If anybody is stopping Rahul Gandhi from speaking in the Parliament , it is the Congress". Tripathi also said, "When the students asked Rahul Gandhi valid questions on development, Rahul Gandhi tried to shift the blame to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath". (more...)
Indian minister: We had the internet 5000 years ago Indian minister: We had the internet 5000 years ago
- April 19, 2018

This was due to internet and technology. Netizens are mocking an Indian minister who claimed that the Internet and satellite were invented hundreds of thousands of years ago by ancient Indians. In 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told a gathering of doctors and medical staff at a Mumbai hospital that cosmetic surgery existed in ancient India. (more...)
Nwankwo nets stunner as Crotone holds Juventus Nwankwo nets stunner as Crotone holds Juventus
- April 19, 2018

Raul Albiol cancelled out a Svante Ingelsson strike that had put the struggling visitors ahead for a second time, before Arkadiusz Milik - starting in place of Dries Mertens - and Lorenzo Tonelli combined to ease the nerves which had mounted over an underwhelming opening hour. (more...)
Asked About Firing Mueller Or Rosenstein, Trump Says 'They're Still Here' Asked About Firing Mueller Or Rosenstein, Trump Says 'They're Still Here'
- April 19, 2018

But if we're now in the "end stages", at Month 16 of Trump's 48-month term, then impeachment and conviction, or some manner of forced resignation, would seem to be the only source of this impending demise. Trump also reiterated his administration had turned over 1.4 million documents to Mueller's team, and said the White House had not invoked executive privilege to keep aides from answering questions posed as part of the special counsel's office probe. (more...)
Valverde may risk unbeaten run at Celta as cup final looms Valverde may risk unbeaten run at Celta as cup final looms
- April 19, 2018

With Saturday's Cup final against Sevilla on the horizon, Barca coach Ernesto Valverde made mojor changes to the side which beat Valencia on Saturday afternoon, leaving Leo Messi on the bench and Luis Suarez out of his squad. On the hour, Messi was sent into the action, replacing Coutinho , as Valverde looked to inject some fresh life into his much-changed team. Roberto received a red card - Barca's first in league play since April 8, 2017, against Malaga - when he pulled back Aspas ... (more...)
Syrian refugees return home from Lebanon Syrian refugees return home from Lebanon
- April 19, 2018

Yesterday's convoy of 15 buses, adorned with posters of Syrian President Bashar Assad, was organized by the Lebanese government, with the United Nations refugee agency insisting that it had played no part in the arrangements. Lebanon's National News Agency said the operation was taking place in coordination with General Security and based on lists of names provided in advance. (more...)
Ex-Mumbai police chief joins BJD Ex-Mumbai police chief joins BJD
- April 19, 2018

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik along with senior BJD leaders and people from all walks of life recalled his leadership on the occasion and paid tribute by offering flowers at his statues at Biju Patnaik Park and on premises of the State Assembly here. (more...)
MA tax filing deadline postponed to April 18 after IRS glitch MA tax filing deadline postponed to April 18 after IRS glitch
- April 19, 2018

The deadline for filing and paying taxes - or applying for an automatic extension- was moved back until April 18 at midnight after problems with the agency's website made meeting the April 17 deadline impossible for some. He claimed during the campaign that he was under audit and vowed to release his returns after the feds finished looking at his income. "We are always busy on the last day of tax season". (more...)
European Union complains to WTO over U.S. tariffs European Union complains to WTO over U.S. tariffs
- April 19, 2018

The EU shares numerous U.S.'s concerns about Chinese trade practices and would like to work with. On 8 March, the United States issued a presidential proclamation indicating that steel articles are being imported into U.S. "We expect to be permanently and unconditionally excluded from these measures", Malmstroem said as the commission launched the approval process for trade deals it has struck with Japan and Singapore. (more...)
President Trump is a 'Moral' Leader President Trump is a 'Moral' Leader
- April 19, 2018

But he said the president's Wednesday tweet that Comey was not dismissed because of the "phony Russian Federation investigation" illustrates a problem the former FBI director said he's been trying to highlight during his book-promotion tour. (more...)
United Nations source: OPCW experts unlikely to enter Syria's Douma on Wednesday
- April 19, 2018

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has not identified the country of the origin of the agent used to poison Sergei and Yulia Skripal, Peter Wilson, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the OPCW, said as he addressed an emergency session of the OPCW Executive Council on the Salisbury incident. (more...)
Departure of HR McMaster's Dad under investigation, Apparently 'suspicious' Departure of HR McMaster's Dad under investigation, Apparently 'suspicious'
- April 19, 2018

The Philadelphia Police Department confirmed to Fox 29 that they are investigating the incident surrounding the death of H.R. McMaster, Sr. His death on April 13, WPVI reported, was deemed "suspicious" by authorities. Now owned by Presbyterian Senior Living, it has apartments 282 apartments and a 133-bed nursing facility that accepts patients who do not live in the retirement community, which attracts many well-off residents from Northwest Philadelphia. (more...)
Members Of Congress Call For Scott Pruitt's Resignation Members Of Congress Call For Scott Pruitt's Resignation
- April 19, 2018

A group of 131 representatives and 39 senators signed a resolution introduced Wednesday that calls for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott PruittEdward (Scott) Scott PruittUS trade rep spent almost M to furnish offices: report EPA chief upgraded official auto to one with bulletproof seat covers The Hill's Morning Report: Hannity drawn into Cohen legal fight MORE to resign. (more...)
Everything you need to know about Tammie Jo Shults, the Southwest pilot Everything you need to know about Tammie Jo Shults, the Southwest pilot
- April 19, 2018

But many say the toll on Dallas-bound Flight 1380, which had 149 people aboard, would have been much higher had it not been for Shults' quick thinking during her emergency landing in Philadelphia. The image of a pilot under stress, making a heroic emergency landing with a disabled plane, is the heart of lots of movies. Shults also said she views her career as a way to shine a light for Christ. (more...)
Top Japanese Official Resigns Over Sexual-Harassment Allegations Top Japanese Official Resigns Over Sexual-Harassment Allegations
- April 19, 2018

Separately, a local governor stepped down over allegations he paid women for relationships. Sparked by the Harvey Weinstein scandal in Hollywood, the movement started a broad pushback against sexual harassment in many countries around the world. (more...)

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