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Netanyahu on Israel's 70th Anniversary Netanyahu on Israel's 70th Anniversary
- April 20, 2018

Only seven smaller countries aligned themselves with the United States and Israel. "This year, we look forward to opening the new Embassy of the United States in Jerusalem on May 14 which coincides with the 70th anniversary of President Truman recognising the nascent State of Israel". (more...)
Enyimba FC seeded for CAF Confed. Cup group stage draw Enyimba FC seeded for CAF Confed. Cup group stage draw
- April 20, 2018

Michael Ibe then netted twice in the second half but the home team failed to get the all-important fourth goal that would have taken them to the group stage of the competition no thanks to poor marksmanship with forward Gabriel Okechukwu the worst culprit. (more...)
Assad still has 'limited' chemical capability: Pentagon Assad still has 'limited' chemical capability: Pentagon
- April 20, 2018

The strike was supposedly done in retaliation to an earlier chemical attack that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad launched on his own citizens. During an emergency meeting on Monday at the OPCW's headquarters in The Hague, Western diplomats accused the Syrian government and its Russian ally of blocking the team. (more...)
Bond revoked for former MSU player Auston Robertson following arrest in Kansas Bond revoked for former MSU player Auston Robertson following arrest in Kansas
- April 20, 2018

The former JUCO standout has been arrested again. A judge revoked bond in that case during a hearing late Thursday morning. Robertson is accused of multiple felonies in Kansas, including aggravated robbery armed with a unsafe weapon, conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery and distribution of marijuana, according to releases from Siemon's office. (more...)
United States action in Syria shouldn't lead to war United States action in Syria shouldn't lead to war
- April 20, 2018

Shanawani said she had been unable to reach her family in Damascus on Friday night via phone or social media and that she felt "angry" and "disappointed". "We continue to observe risky military preparations for an illegal act of force against a sovereign state in what would constitute a breach of worldwide law", he said. (more...)
Next Xbox Reportedly in the Works, Potential Tech Details Revealed Next Xbox Reportedly in the Works, Potential Tech Details Revealed
- April 20, 2018

Fast forwarding to almost 3 years later and Microsoft has been quite mum on any future Halo games despite the launch of its Xbox One X console-which would've been a flawless time to release or at least announce Halo 6. " It's this mention of GDDR6 and future DRAM technologies that is of particular interest - a step up from the Xbox One X's GDDR5 memory". Come be part of what's next . (more...)
Karnataka elections: Siddaramaiah hints at contesting from two seats Karnataka elections: Siddaramaiah hints at contesting from two seats
- April 20, 2018

The ambiguity over Chief Minister's candidature from Badami - in addition to Chamundeshwari - remains unresolved with Siddaramaiah himself speaking in vague terms. Chimmanakatti has said if the chief minister is not contesting, he should be the candidate. He said voters had become disenchanted about Modi and have now realised they have been cheated. (more...)
CBSE to grant 2 marks for English paper typo CBSE to grant 2 marks for English paper typo
- April 20, 2018

Students had to read a passage and write synonyms for the words endurance, obstruction, and motivation. CBSE's advocate Amit Bansal put the records identifying with the board's decision not to lead a re-examination of class 10 science paper. (more...)
Dawood Ibrahim's property can be seized by government Dawood Ibrahim's property can be seized by government
- April 20, 2018

The prime properties of Mumbai's Nagpada that belonged to Dawood Ibrahim , are taken into possession by his mother and sister, both dead. Dawood's mother and sister had challenged the takeover, which were initiated after the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai in which 257 were killed. (more...)
Russia: Chlorine Gas From Germany Found in Syria's Ghouta Russia: Chlorine Gas From Germany Found in Syria's Ghouta
- April 20, 2018

The Pentagon said on Thursday that while there were no signs the Syrian government was preparing to launch a chemical weapons attack, President Bashar al-Assad still retained the ability to launch limited attacks. She noted that today, 12 days after the alleged chemical attack, the OPCW experts have been unable to get into the Duma. "We are happy now, and our faces know how to be happy, while before if you asked for food the militants would say: "we don't have any" but their stores were full". (more...)
Suspected 9/11 recruiter for Al Qaeda captured in Syria Suspected 9/11 recruiter for Al Qaeda captured in Syria
- April 20, 2018

A senior Kurdish commander told AFP the previous day that Zammar had been detained "and is now being interrogated". Atta hijacked American Airlines Flight 11, which crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center in NY. He was released from prison after the Syrian civil war broke out in the region and most hardline jihadists and Islamists were released. Al-Qaeda operated a branch in Syria known as Al-Nusra Front, but the affiliate has since claimed to have broken off ties. (more...)
Assad Still Has 'Limited' Chemical Capability, Pentagon Says Assad Still Has 'Limited' Chemical Capability, Pentagon Says
- April 20, 2018

Russian Federation and its ally deny that. Uzumcu said the organization's team will not visit Douma until the United Nations security experts deem it safe and only if the chemical-weapons inspectors "can have unhindered access to the sites". (more...)
United Kingdom envoy: Syria and Russia Need to Allow inspectors visit Douma United Kingdom envoy: Syria and Russia Need to Allow inspectors visit Douma
- April 20, 2018

Russian Federation said chemical weapons were not used in Douma, and recently accused rebels of staging the attack with support from Britain, an allegation that Pierce and other British officials strongly denied. Speaking last weekend, British Prime Minister Theresa May said there was "no practicable alternative" than to use force to deter the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime. (more...)
CJI impeachment: Congress-led opposition submits notice to Vice President CJI impeachment: Congress-led opposition submits notice to Vice President
- April 20, 2018

Opposition leaders said the issue was on the agenda of Friday's meeting. We took upon ourselves to move the impeachment motion in the background set out above but on the basis of charges of acts of misbehaviour that are set out in the impeachment motion. (more...)
International Monetary Fund forecast for India International Monetary Fund forecast for India
- April 20, 2018

She added that the government is now expanding public investments, and this is reflected in the size of national projects that have provided thousands of jobs. The spring meetings of the two leading worldwide financial institutions come after the Trump administration recently announced additional tariffs on imported steel and aluminum and threatened to impose broad tariffs against Chinese imports. (more...)
Inspectors reportedly reach alleged Syria chemical attack site Inspectors reportedly reach alleged Syria chemical attack site
- April 20, 2018

Macron said on Sunday that he had told Trump that he should keep American forces in Syria for the "long term" after the president suddenly announced in a speech in OH last month that he wanted to pull out "very soon". Syrian opposition and activists have criticised the Russian Federation deployment in the town, saying that evidence of chemical weapons' use might no longer be found. (more...)
Arizona teachers OK walkout over pay, funding Arizona teachers OK walkout over pay, funding
- April 20, 2018

The unprecedented walkout is risky for teachers. Officials of a grassroots group that has mobilized tens of thousands of teachers say the governor's plan doesn't address other needs, including raises for support staff and a return to pre-Great Recession school funding levels. (more...)
Genesis Prize victor Portman pulls out of Israel ceremony Genesis Prize victor Portman pulls out of Israel ceremony
- April 20, 2018

The Genesis Prize has been awarded since 2014 to individuals for excellence in their professional fields and "who inspire others through their dedication to the Jewish community and Jewish values". Thirty-one Palestinians have been killed and hundreds more wounded. No Israeli casualties have been reported. Israel says it only opens fire when necessary to stop damage to the fence, infiltrations and attempts at attacks. (more...)
VOX to open multiplex in Riyadh soon VOX to open multiplex in Riyadh soon
- April 20, 2018

Saudi state media has said the company expects to open 40 cinemas in 15 cities over the next five years, but AMC will still face stiff competition from other heavyweights, including Dubai-based VOX Cinemas , the leading operator in the Middle East. (more...)
Kathua rape: J&K Panthers Party holds protest, demands CBI probe Kathua rape: J&K Panthers Party holds protest, demands CBI probe
- April 20, 2018

The Court was hearing the petition concerning the conduct of the members of the Jammu High Court Bar Association and the Kathua District Bar Association and the obstruction in filing of chargesheet in the heinous rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua. (more...)
Target hosting annual auto seat trade-in starting Sunday Target hosting annual auto seat trade-in starting Sunday
- April 20, 2018

All Target stores are participating with the exception of small-format stores. What happens to the turned-in child safety seats? If you've been dreading paying full-price for your next auto seat, I have some good news for you. The coupons are valid in stores or online and are eligible until May 19. The coupon can be used to buy auto seats, booster seats, vehicle seat bases, travel systems or strollers. (more...)
Acid attack burns three university students in Gujrat Acid attack burns three university students in Gujrat
- April 20, 2018

Three girls were attacked with acid in Pakistan by their uncle for allegedly rejecting a marriage proposal. The girls were rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition for medical treatment. After recording the girl's statement, police took Owais into custody. But he didn't know why he attacked his sisters. A search for the remaining two suspects is underway. (more...)
European Union 'annihilates' Theresa May's plan to avoid hard Irish border European Union 'annihilates' Theresa May's plan to avoid hard Irish border
- April 20, 2018

Red line on Northern Ireland: Brussels officials reportedly made clear that "none of the United Kingdom customs options will work - none of them". But the European Commission opposes it and only wants to offer that special status to Northern Ireland, according to the people, who declined to be named. (more...)
France says Syria attack evidence 'highly likely' to 'disappear' France says Syria attack evidence 'highly likely' to 'disappear'
- April 20, 2018

The OPCW has recorded more than 390 allegations of chemical weapons use in Syria since its investigation began in 2014, said Peter Wilson, the UK's envoy to the OPCW. "This raises serious questions about the ability of the (team) to do its job", he said in a statement Monday. Till then we are not sure if Assad has access to more chemical weapons. (more...)
Comey Memos: Trump Had 'Serious Reservations' About Mike Flynn Comey Memos: Trump Had 'Serious Reservations' About Mike Flynn
- April 20, 2018

Representative Elijah Cummings, a Maryland Democrat, confirmed in a statement released Thursday night that the memos had been received and that information Comey allowed to be leaked to a reporter after he was sacked by Trump was "clearly marked unclassified". (more...)
SA leader leaves Commonwealth summit to deal with protests SA leader leaves Commonwealth summit to deal with protests
- April 20, 2018

South Africa's faltering economy has been a priority for Mr Ramaphosa since he took over from former President Jacob Zuma. "To pay attention to the situation in the North West, the President has made a decision to cut short his participation in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London where he is leading a government delegation". (more...)
Trump signs off on sending Comey memos to Congress Trump signs off on sending Comey memos to Congress
- April 20, 2018

The memos also became evidence for a potential obstruction of justice case against Trump , after he allegedly pushed Comey to drop the FBI's investigation into former national security adviser, Mike Flynn. "The president said " the hookers thing " is nonsense but that Putin had told him 'we have some of the most handsome hookers in the world.' He did not say when Putin had told him this". (more...)
Redskins to face Cowboys on Thanksgiving as 2018 regular season schedule released Redskins to face Cowboys on Thanksgiving as 2018 regular season schedule released
- April 20, 2018

Sunday, Sept. 9: Home versus Washington Redskins at 1:25 p.m. Week 1 - Sunday September 9 at Cardinals, 4:25 p.m. Week 2 - LIVE ON NEWS 3: Sunday September 16 vs. the Chicago Bears. The Cardinals have sold out all 124 games they've played at University of Phoenix Stadium. Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium, also in London, will be the site for a Raiders home game on October 14 against Seattle. (more...)
WWII bomb to spark mass evacuation in central Berlin WWII bomb to spark mass evacuation in central Berlin
- April 20, 2018

Police said Friday a few 10,000 citizens and employees have been being forced to leave a two-square-kilometer (almost a sq kilometers) location, including the railway station, for bomb pros to defuse the 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) British bomb dropped through the war. (more...)
Disturbed by politicians making allegations against members of judiciary: SC Disturbed by politicians making allegations against members of judiciary: SC
- April 20, 2018

While the motion is unlikely to be passed in either house, if Chairman Venkaiah Naidu accepts it, many feel the CJI's position will become untenable. The removal motion can be moved even when Parliament is not in session, and requires the signature of 50 Rajya Sabha MPs. The Congress' Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has also sought a meeting with Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, the chairperson of the Rajya Sabha, on Friday. (more...)

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