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FWC looking for info on spray-painted tortoise FWC looking for info on spray-painted tortoise
- April 20, 2018

The tortoise was taken to a wildlife rehab and will undergo the stressful process of removing the paint and concrete. If the paint does sink into Raphael's skin, Titterington said it can cause damage to his organs. "Even if he was like 'in the line of fire, ' if they were painting something or marking something there should just be like a strip or a splatter", she said. (more...)
Barnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion welcome baby boy Barnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion welcome baby boy
- April 20, 2018

While Mr Joyce has experienced parenting before, being a father to four children with his wife Natalie, this is the first baby for Ms Campion. He issued a grovelling apology to both his wife and four daughters, and Campion herself, after days of stalling following the news. (more...)
Connecticut Water Service, Inc
- April 20, 2018

It has underperformed by 8.88% the S&P500. During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment increased to 1.53. It's down -0.12, from 1.2 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 9 investors sold Connecticut Water Service , Inc. 79,654 were reported by Morgan Stanley. (NYSE:ELS) earned "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, November 27. Guggenheim maintained The TJX Companies, Inc. (more...)
Forecast: Sunny today and Friday; chance of rain remains for the weekend Forecast: Sunny today and Friday; chance of rain remains for the weekend
- April 20, 2018

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Wed: High: 73 Low: 47 Partly cloudy and breezy. Skies will clear to become sunny to mostly sunny, and temperatures will be on the rise. Less than a tenth of an inch of precipitation is expected. Cloudy, with a high near 52. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Wednesday , the high will be near 63 with mostly sunny skies, the weather service said. (more...)
Malindo Air flight suffers runway excursion in Kathmandu Malindo Air flight suffers runway excursion in Kathmandu
- April 20, 2018

There were more than 130 people on board the aircraft. No casualty has been reported, the report said. The Boeing 737-900 has now been towed to the hangar area, and the airport is expected to reopen by noon on 20 April. local time. However, the runway has been shut for all worldwide aircraft, the report said. "Assistance has been rendered to the affected passengers wherein meals and accommodations are provided, as well as arrangement to the next available flight". (more...)
Poroshenko greets Rivlin, Netanyahu on 70th anniversary Israel's independence Poroshenko greets Rivlin, Netanyahu on 70th anniversary Israel's independence
- April 20, 2018

Those who lit torches included Noam Gershony, a wounded IDF veteran and Paralympian; Sheikh Mowafaq Tarif, spiritual leader of the Israeli Druze community; Margalit Zinati, whose family has been preserving Jewish presence in the Galilee for almost 2,000 years; and Ruth Kahanov, Israel's ambassador to Japan. (more...)
Justice Department delivers Comey memos to Congress Justice Department delivers Comey memos to Congress
- April 20, 2018

Comey backed the IG's findings on ABC's " The View ", saying "there are severe consequences in the Justice Department for lying". Congress received the documents earlier in the day from the Justice Department. The Democrat said the memos are "key" to the special counsel's work, and "pursuant to a longstanding Department policy and absent any satisfactory accommodation, the Department of Justice can not simply hand over evidence that is part of an ongoing criminal investigation". (more...)
Russia, Syria Still Deny OPCW Access to Alleged Chemical Attack Site - Paris Russia, Syria Still Deny OPCW Access to Alleged Chemical Attack Site - Paris
- April 20, 2018

Boris Johnson has defended the decision to launch air strikes on Syria ahead of a Parliamentary debate on the issue, saying they were "right for the United Kingdom and right for the world". He then ensured that there would be a second emergency debate over Syria today. "We're letting Russian Federation know this is not something that we want to be a part of", U.S. (more...)
Devon Energy (DVN) Stake Lessened by Macquarie Group Ltd.
- April 20, 2018

The overall volume in the last trading session was 14,950,459 shares. The target implies a 54.93% spike from where the shares are now trading. EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) for the trailing twelve months paying dividend with the payout ratio of 0.00% to its shareholders. (more...)
United Nations says more security needed at Douma site in Syria United Nations says more security needed at Douma site in Syria
- April 20, 2018

The inspectors arrived in Damascus at the weekend to examine the site of a suspected gas attack in nearby Douma which killed dozens of people and led to US-led missile strikes. Ambassador Peter Wilson told reporters in The Hague. Initially, Russia and Syria denied any chemical attack had happened . Al-Ikhbariya TV says the fighters from the Army of Islam rebel group and their families have begun evacuating the town of Dumayr, bound for opposition-held areas in the north as part of the ... (more...)
United States unveils measures to expand weapons exports United States unveils measures to expand weapons exports
- April 20, 2018

The planned revision of US weapons export policy also includes a new drone export policy that allows lethal drones that can fire missiles and surveillance drones of all sizes to soon become more widely available to USA allies. Trump has pressed foreign governments to buy more US -made weapons in almost every call he has had with a head of state of major allies, a State Department official said this week. (more...)
US Supreme Court Ends Vague Basis for Deportation US Supreme Court Ends Vague Basis for Deportation
- April 20, 2018

In doing so, Gorsuch was continuing the jurisprudence of Justice Antonin Scalia, who also sided with liberals when it came to the vagueness of statutes used to convict criminal defendants. Murder, rape and a range of other violent acts are separate from the "substantial risk" provision that the court invalidated, said Rose Cahn, an attorney with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center in San Francisco. (more...)
DHS nets 225 deportation targets in NY sweep DHS nets 225 deportation targets in NY sweep
- April 20, 2018

On Tuesday, ICE announced that the sweeps were carried out on the streets of Queens and the rest of the city because "efforts by local NYC politicians have shielded removable criminal aliens from immigration enforcement and created another magnet for more illegal immigration, all at the expense of the safety and security of the very people it purports to protect". (more...)
Phew! It's been the hottest April day in almost 70 years Phew! It's been the hottest April day in almost 70 years
- April 20, 2018

Temperatures reached 29.1°C (84.4℉) in St James's Park, central London, while in Usk, in south-east Wales, it was not much cooler at 24°C (75.2℉). The hottest London Marathon on record was 22.7°C (72.9°F) in 1996, while the hottest April day ever in the United Kingdom was recorded in 1949 when the temperature reached 29.4°C (84.9°F) in Camden, north London. (more...)
Read the Newly Released Comey Memos That Helped Launch the Mueller Investigation Read the Newly Released Comey Memos That Helped Launch the Mueller Investigation
- April 20, 2018

At a Green Room dinner with Comey, the president "Turned to what he called the "golden showers thing and recounted much of what he had said previously on that topic". "I instructed him I'd see what we might do and that we might do the work properly and as rapidly as we might", Comey says he responded. Former FBI Executive Assistant Director Chris Swecker said the FBI is set up to have a filter between investigators and a prosecutive decision, which is meant to keep the FBI out of politics. (more...)
Iraq Bombs ISIS Targets in Syria Iraq Bombs ISIS Targets in Syria
- April 20, 2018

According to the Daily Mail , some of the accused were tried in a court near the group's former stronghold in Mosul. However, there are no official figures on how numerous convicted received the death penalty or how many executions have already taken place. (more...)
President Cyril Ramaphosa Commences Day Two of Working Visit in London President Cyril Ramaphosa Commences Day Two of Working Visit in London
- April 20, 2018

President Cyril Ramaphosa cut short his visit to the United Kingdom to hold an urgent meeting with ANC leaders over the protests in Mahikeng in the North West, which have centred around dissatisfaction over premier Supra Mahumapelo's leadership. (more...)
Teenage Friend Arrested In Connection With El Monte Boy's Death Teenage Friend Arrested In Connection With El Monte Boy's Death
- April 20, 2018

Jeremy Sanchez, 17, was found dead Wednesday afternoon in a riverbed in South El Monte, about 13 miles (20 kilometers) from downtown Los Angeles, investigators said. "El Monte Union High School District sends our prayers and support to his family during this extraordinarily hard time", Zuniga said. 'We are providing grief counselors to students and staff to help them process their emotions during this hard time'. (more...)
IS fighters given 48 hours to leave fringe of Syrian capital IS fighters given 48 hours to leave fringe of Syrian capital
- April 20, 2018

Footage on the state-affiliated al-Ikhbariya TV station showed residents of the town welcoming the security forces. The government attacks and shelling targeted the Palestinian camp of Yarmouk, as well as the neighbouring districts of Hajar al-Aswad and Tadamun. (more...)
Schumer to introduce marijuana decriminalization legislation Schumer to introduce marijuana decriminalization legislation
- April 20, 2018

Schumer is working on the legislation himself, his office said, and is not now in the process of courting co-sponsors but has spoken broadly about the outline with other senators. Andrew Cuomo, the incumbent, based in part on her support for legalizing marijuana. Kristen Gillibrand also recently endorsed Cuomo for re-election, raising the possibility that she'll back any sort of marijuana legalization bill that reaches the Senate floor. (more...)
Trump's ex-campaign chief Manafort to seek dismissal of charges Trump's ex-campaign chief Manafort to seek dismissal of charges
- April 20, 2018

Manafort's attorneys contend Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein acted improperly when he appointed Mueller in May 2017 to investigate not only any campaign collusion with Russian Federation but any other issues that "may arise" from that investigation. (more...)
Russian Federation says response to latest USA sanctions will be 'precise and painful' Russian Federation says response to latest USA sanctions will be 'precise and painful'
- April 20, 2018

Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyMnuchin on Haley's Russian Federation sanctions comments: "She wasn't left twisting in the wind" The Hill's 12:30 Report Maxine Waters asks Haley: Why suffer "endless humiliation" with Trump? The U.N. (more...)
YouTube helps trace man lost for 40 years YouTube helps trace man lost for 40 years
- April 20, 2018

In the video, Gambhir can be heard telling Shakir that he quit his job as a soldier to take over his family's farming business from his aging father. Singh had been missing for forty years after he left his hometown in Manipur until he was traced to the streets of Bandra recently. (more...)
US to execute 83 year old convicted bomber US to execute 83 year old convicted bomber
- April 20, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily stayed execution plans Thursday evening to consider Moody's late appeals, but later lifted the stay without comment, allowing the execution plans to go forward. A local media later alleged that Moody was not happy at a court system over a 1972 conviction for another bombing incident that injured his then-wife. (more...)
Beguiling Stocks - Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc., NASDAQ: DNKN), Welbilt, Inc., (NYSE: WBT) Beguiling Stocks - Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc., NASDAQ: DNKN), Welbilt, Inc., (NYSE: WBT)
- April 20, 2018

It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500. Investec Asset Management Ltd decreased Msci Inc (MSCI) stake by 9.19% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Capstone Financial Advisors Inc bought 7,056 shares as the company's stock declined 8.30% with the market. (more...)
Fire 60 percent contained, crews face high winds again today Fire 60 percent contained, crews face high winds again today
- April 20, 2018

The agencies working the Skipper Island Fire Thursday include the Mesa County Sheriff's Office Wildland Fire Team, Lower Valley Fire District, BLM, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, and Grand Junction Fire Department. The evacuation center at the Fountain Valley Baptist Church has closed. Thursday, crews are back to suppressing the fire, though it's hard to get to because of the thick brush in the area, according to the sheriff's office. (more...)
Chemical weapons experts enter Syria's Douma Chemical weapons experts enter Syria's Douma
- April 20, 2018

Sites near Damascus and Homs were hit on Saturday by the United States, France and UK in response to an alleged chemical attack on Douma on 7th April. Appearing in a two-hour live broadcast on French television BFM and online investigative site Mediapart , the 40-year-old leader said the US, Britain and France had "full global legitimacy to intervene" in order to enforce worldwide humanitarian law. (more...)
Protesters built a giant pipeline to greet Justin Trudeau in London Protesters built a giant pipeline to greet Justin Trudeau in London
- April 20, 2018

Every court challenge has ruled in favour of the project going ahead. The Kinder Morgan Pipeline Expansion saga has lately had more twists and turns than the road to Ruby Lake and more wrinkles than a snapping turtle's extremities. Pat Venditti , head of Greenpeace UK said it was, "very hypocritical of the prime minister to be here in London talking about climate change while building a climate-wrecking pipeline that can only lead to more fossil fuels being burned". (more...)
Metro Detroit shakes after 3.6 magnitude quake hits Canada Metro Detroit shakes after 3.6 magnitude quake hits Canada
- April 20, 2018

A 3.6-magnitude quake has hit the community of Amherstburg, more than 20 kilometres south of downtown Windsor. "They happen from time to time, right in that magnitude" in southeast MI, said David Gurney, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in White Lake. (more...)
State lawmakers make major changes to using this year's TNReady test results State lawmakers make major changes to using this year's TNReady test results
- April 20, 2018

State Education Commissioner Candice McQueen says she has no plans to resign following another round of problems with Tennessee's new online academic testing system. We don't even know who is going to be able to deliver results. "The investigation continues from Questar". "We have some pretty tough guidelines for our teachers, especially when it comes to testing". (more...)

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