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3 dead, 4 injured in Waffle House shooting near Nashville 3 dead, 4 injured in Waffle House shooting near Nashville
- April 22, 2018

At least one victim was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in critical condition. The Waffle House is situated about 16 miles north of downtown Nashville . "Our thoughts are with those affected". Police surround a Waffle House near Nashville , Tennessee, where three people were shot and killed on Sunday morning, April 22, 2018. (more...)
Naxals killed in encounter with police in Gadchiroli district Naxals killed in encounter with police in Gadchiroli district
- April 22, 2018

This is not the first time when such an operation has taken place between the security forces and Naxalites. Tendu leaves are the main source of income for naxals and helps them to run their operations. Sharad Shelar, Inspector General of Police, confirmed the death of 14 Naxalites and said, "Combing operations are still on", according to PTI. As of now, 14 naxals have been gunned down and many senior naxal cadres are suspected to be killed in this encounter with police which started at 11 ... (more...)
Natalie Portman cancels attending Israeli award ceremony Natalie Portman cancels attending Israeli award ceremony
- April 22, 2018

Some ministers in Netanyahu's right-wing government said Portman appeared to have been manipulated by the Palestinian-led global campaign to boycott Israel. The award foundation said it was "very saddened" to have received word from Portman's representatives that "recent events in Israel have been extremely distressing to her, and she does not feel comfortable participating in any public events in Israel", and that "she can not in good conscience move forward with the ceremony". (more...)
European MPs warn Trump against undermining the Iran nuclear deal European MPs warn Trump against undermining the Iran nuclear deal
- April 22, 2018

The official said Trump was not yet ready to make a final decision but that the nuclear deal would definitely be an important part of the discussions during his meetings with Macron. "These would include Iran's malign influence in the region; and also France's leading role in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and in global counterterrorism operations more generally, including in the Sahel, where France takes the leading role", the official said. (more...)
Pakistan cricketer Hassan Ali mocks BSF with his antics Pakistan cricketer Hassan Ali mocks BSF with his antics
- April 22, 2018

Ali, the Champions Trophy 2017-winning Pakistan fast bowler, is seen walking towards the area where the BSF and the Pakistani Rangers take part in the ceremony, which has been in practice since 1959. Talking to the Indian Express , BSF Inspector General (Punjab Frontier) Mukul Goel said, "The act has hit the sanctity of the parade". He added: "Anyone can make any aggressive gesture in the viewers' gallery on both sides but no public person can interfere in the parade". (more...)
Palestinian scholar killed in Malaysia Palestinian scholar killed in Malaysia
- April 22, 2018

The PA's statement was issued after the fourth Great March of Return protests, during which four demonstrators - including a 15-year-old boy - were killed by Israeli snipers. The protests are meant to last six weeks, but peak on Fridays. As the numbers peaked during the afternoon, Israeli soldiers called out warnings in Arabic over loudspeakers to anyone who approached the border fence. (more...)
Electric, KWSB behind power crisis in Karachi, says ministry Electric, KWSB behind power crisis in Karachi, says ministry
- April 22, 2018

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi took notice of the prevailing power crisis in Karachi and called a meeting of Cabinet Committee on Energy on April 23. NEPRA also made a decision to initiate legal proceedings against the KE for violations of various responsibilities, including non-utilisation of its full power generation capacity. (more...)
Corrected - Blast at election centre in Afghan capital, at least four dead Corrected - Blast at election centre in Afghan capital, at least four dead
- April 22, 2018

The explosion destroyed cars and shattered windows in nearby buildings, leaving rubble strewn across the street. Police blocked all roads to the blast site, with only ambulances allowed in. The Taliban routinely target security forces and government officials with roadside bombs, which often end up killing civilians. He said around a dozen insurgents were also killed in the battle, which is still underway. (more...)
Trump 'promised reciprocal visit if Putin accepted White House invitation' Trump 'promised reciprocal visit if Putin accepted White House invitation'
- April 22, 2018

Sergei Lavrov added that the Russian military chiefs had informed the United States military commanders in Syria about their red lines which included the physical ones. "We can not tolerate a situation where United Nations agencies in their reports and public statements rely on information borrowed from other sources in Syria, not the U.N.'s own ones", the Russian foreign minister said. (more...)
Checks ordered on engine type in jet accident Checks ordered on engine type in jet accident
- April 22, 2018

This measure, which comes after the agency dragged its feet on the aforementioned Airworthiness Directive for months, is little more than a cosmetic measure created to cover for the greed and negligence of the airlines. At least one of those parts broke the acrylic of the window where Riordan was seated. An EASA spokesman declined to comment. The FAA and NTSB have different roles. (more...)
President Ram Nath Kovind gives nod to ordinance on death penalty… President Ram Nath Kovind gives nod to ordinance on death penalty…
- April 22, 2018

Around the same time, a legislator from Modi's party was arrested for raping a teen in a separate case in the state of Uttar Pradesh. "The ordinance will be sent to the president for his consent", the official said on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Newnan weathers neo-Nazi protest Newnan weathers neo-Nazi protest
- April 22, 2018

The protest in Newnan, Ga., 38 miles south of the state capital, did actually be the most significant faceoff between Neo Nazis and anti-fascist demonstrators, as clashes at Charlottesville, Va., previous year that killed a single man, US now claimed. (more...)
Cabinet Approves Ordinance to Seize Property of Fugitive Economic Offenders Cabinet Approves Ordinance to Seize Property of Fugitive Economic Offenders
- April 22, 2018

The Government's move comes after the series of economic offenders have left country to avoid the legal procedures against them. "The new ordinance when promulgated will strengthen the arms of the investigative and prosecution agencies ensuring that such offenders do not get away without being hauled up". (more...)
17 killed as two Chinese dragon boats capsize in river 17 killed as two Chinese dragon boats capsize in river
- April 22, 2018

Another dragon boat arrived at the scene, also full of paddlers, and it too capsized, the pictures showed. Most of those who went into the river were not wearing life jackets, media reported. It is not yet known what caused the boats to capsize, but the practice had been organised without notifying police, and two of the practice's organisers have been detained as a result. (more...)
Juvenile 'killed' infant born two months ago; had suspicion on wife Juvenile 'killed' infant born two months ago; had suspicion on wife
- April 22, 2018

A 17-year-old boy has been apprehended for murdering his two-month-old son at his house in Mangolpuri on Saturday evening. In a similar incident In a similar incident, a mentally disturbed woman had allegedly decapitated her eight-month-old son's and mutilated his body in outer Delhi's Aman Vihar on the intervening night of April 19 and 20. (more...)
World's oldest person Nabi Tajima dies in Japan at 117 World's oldest person Nabi Tajima dies in Japan at 117
- April 22, 2018

She eventually became the planet's oldest man at the time of 117, also following the passing in September of Violet Brown at Jamaica. Tajima, born on August 4, 1900, was the final recognized individual born within the 19th century. Ms Tajima was born in 1900. File image of the world's oldest person, 117-year-old Nabi Tajima, who passed away on Saturday. She is the world's third oldest person ever to be validated by modern standards, behind Jeanne Calment and Sarah Knauss. (more...)
Kenyan campaigners urge firms to support plastic ban to cut pollution Kenyan campaigners urge firms to support plastic ban to cut pollution
- April 22, 2018

Campaigners said the theme of 2018 World Earth Day, "Ending Plastic Pollution ", dovetails with the country's quest to become a regional hub in the production and use of environmentally friendly packaging materials. From the moment a child is born, plastics are part of that child's life. He urged that Earth day is an opportunity to stress the importance of natural resources for human well-being, reflect on our achievements to safeguard it. (more...)
United Kingdom apologises for torn India flag in anti-Modi protests United Kingdom apologises for torn India flag in anti-Modi protests
- April 22, 2018

Foreign Minister Kh Mohammad Asif will represent Pakistan in the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation scheduled for Tuesday in Beijing. However, the Pakistan army officers were scared to come on the phone, the Prime Minister added while addressing the Indian diaspora in London. China is also anxious about sharp exchange of words between India and Pakistan. (more...)
Iran warns against Trump deals as US, North Korea plan to meet Iran warns against Trump deals as US, North Korea plan to meet
- April 22, 2018

In June 2016, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said Iran will set fire to the nuclear deal if the United States government tears it. Trump has set a May 12 deadline to negotiate changes to the deal with European allies. Trump will decide by May 12 whether to restore US economic sanctions on Tehran, which would be a severe blow to the 2015 pact between Iran and six major powers. (more...)
Dignitaries from around the world attend funeral service of Barbara Bush Dignitaries from around the world attend funeral service of Barbara Bush
- April 22, 2018

Bush's vice president, are also among the mourners. In his lap, he carried his glasses and a copy of the funeral program. As the church filled with the singing of "Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee", mourners stepped out of their pews to catch the hand, or the glance, or any tiny bit of attention from the Bush family. (more...)
Yadier Molina up to second in Cardinals' Saturday lineup
- April 22, 2018

But Gennett grounded to short for 6-4-3 double play. It was the Reds' fourth straight loss. The Cardinals (12-8) have won all six games against the Reds this season, extending their head-to-head streak to 10 games. It was an inning that started harmlessly enough, with Luke Gregerson getting the first two Reds hitters on ground-outs. Cards second basemen Kolton Wong made an incredible running catch of a pop-up in the sixth inning with his back to the infield, then firing to first to double-up ... (more...)
Palestinian lecturer shot dead in Malaysia: authorities Palestinian lecturer shot dead in Malaysia: authorities
- April 22, 2018

In an announcement, Hamas stated Saturday that Palestinian engineer Fadi al-Batsh was a "loyal" member and a "scientist of Palestine's youth students". Batsh was a lecturer at Universiti Kuala Lumpur, specializing in power engineering, according to the university. He had lived there with his family for the past eight years and was an imam at a local mosque. (more...)
Max Holloway vs Brian Ortega added to UFC 226 Max Holloway vs Brian Ortega added to UFC 226
- April 22, 2018

Holloway (19-3) is now on a 12-fight win streak in the UFC and successfully claimed UFC gold with a third-round TKO over Jose Aldo. After Tony Ferguson withdrew from the UFC 223 headliner with less than a week out, Holloway accepted a lightweight title bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov . (more...)
Duffy Struggles as Royals Fall Again Duffy Struggles as Royals Fall Again
- April 22, 2018

Nick Castellanos gets today's player of the game honors, going 3-5 with 3 RBIs and a home run. Detroit is a game under.500 after winning five of six. Little Caesars Little League Hockey Players Little Caesars Little League Hockey Players Little Caesars Little League Hockey Players Jason under the Kaline's Corner sign Practicing before the start of the game Practicing before the start of the game He threw out the first pitch The game is underway... (more...)
Rough Night For LSU Baseball Last Night At South Carolin Rough Night For LSU Baseball Last Night At South Carolin
- April 22, 2018

The Gamecock pitching struck out nine Tigers in the win. "South Carolina hit Ma'Khail's curveball as well as anyone has all year", said LSU coach Paul Mainieri. SC responded, however, in the bottom half of the frame, as Stokes crushed a double to left-center gap, scoring two and giving USC double-digit runs in back-to-back games for the first time this season. (more...)
Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Stock Price Hits Yearly Low Today
- April 22, 2018

Ventas , Inc. (NYSE:VTR) has declined 23.52% since April 21, 2017 and is downtrending. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 35.07%. The real estate investment trust reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.03. (more...)
$-0.81 EPS Expected for Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN)
- April 22, 2018

Based on an average trading volume of 3,258,972 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 11.1 days. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,702,798 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $3,151,000 after buying an additional 289,748 shares during the period. (more...)
FEU claims first finals seat FEU claims first finals seat
- April 22, 2018

Earlier, prodigy Marck Espejo put on an offensive performance to remember yesterday as three-time defending champion Ateneo outlasted host Far Eastern University, 18-25, 25-13, 24-26, 25-23, 15-9, in a thrilling encounter to keep its title-retention bid alive in men's play. (more...)
PM Modi urges civil servants to innovate and use technology PM Modi urges civil servants to innovate and use technology
- April 22, 2018

The prime minister asserted that all available technology, including space technology, should be used for improving governance. India's opposition Congress party on Friday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "cavalier" conduct of foreign policy at the Commonwealth Summit and bilateral meeting with British counterpart Theresa May , saying it is "hurting" India's national interests. (more...)
Russia hints at missile supply to Assad Russia hints at missile supply to Assad
- April 22, 2018

Lavrov seemed pleased the USA didn't try to escalate further, noting escalating tensions hadn't spilled over into a military confrontation. Following an exclusive report from Fox News that the U.S. "President Putin is ready for such a meeting", Mr Lavrov said. A Russian official said Wednesday that the country's response to recent USA sanctions would be "precise and painful", Reuters reported . (more...)

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