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UCLA women's gymnastics wins seventh national championship in program history UCLA women's gymnastics wins seventh national championship in program history
- April 22, 2018

OU become just the third program in history to win at least four consecutive national titles (Illinois 1939-1942, Nebraska 1979-1982). The Bruins are back on top of the women's gymnastics world. "I couldn't have asked for a better way to end with this team", Lee said. Another highlight of the night for The Bruins was a season-high 49.6375 performance on uneven bars. (more...)
Kathua victims father hopeful of justice after Cabinet approves ordinance Kathua victims father hopeful of justice after Cabinet approves ordinance
- April 22, 2018

Over 600 academicians and scholars from across the globe have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing their anguish over the Kathua and Unnao rape cases and held his government responsible for the "terrible state of affairs". (more...)
Vacationers at French abbey evacuated after risk Vacationers at French abbey evacuated after risk
- April 22, 2018

Mont-Saint-Michel, Normandy's most popular tourist site, receives three million visitors each year and has been on Unesco's world heritage list since 1979. The local government earlier evacuated the major tourist attraction after local bar owner heard the man uttering threats at the site in the northwestern region of Normandy. (more...)
Donald Trump's response to golden showers, sex worker allegations Donald Trump's response to golden showers, sex worker allegations
- April 22, 2018

Further angering the President is that the raid was triggered in part by a referral from special counsel Robert Mueller , who is looking into Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election. The memos show Trump's distress at a dossier of allegations examining potential ties between him and his aides and the Kremlin. As recounted in my post , Comey actually dictated an on-the-spot memo about the very conversation with President Bush that he told the Senate committee he ... (more...)
Manhattan Associates, Inc. (MANH) Trades at $41.45 Forming H&S Chart Pattern
- April 22, 2018

The company has market cap of $295.33 million. Zacks Investment Research's EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that cover Manhattan Associates. Another trade for 1,500 shares valued at $65,161 was made by GILBERT JAROBIN JR on Monday, March 12. Nordea Mngmt has 736,578 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. (more...)
Russia Blocks Telegram Messaging App Russia Blocks Telegram Messaging App
- April 22, 2018

The post Pavel Durov: I'm Using Bitcoin to Neutralize Russia's Telegram Ban appeared first on CCN . Telegram added that demands to hand over encryption keys are not technically possible to comply with, since it employs end-to-end encryption. (more...)
Steven N. Berger Buys 750 Shares of Compass Minerals (NYSE:CMP) Stock
- April 22, 2018

In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 2,229 shares of company stock valued at $140,895. It is down 0.00% since April 19, 2017 and is. Verity Asset Management Inc. 139,610 are owned by Goelzer Management. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC Buys 952 Shares of Minerals Technologies Inc". (more...)
Palestinian engineer killed by Mossad in Malaysia, says family Palestinian engineer killed by Mossad in Malaysia, says family
- April 22, 2018

Riyad Mansour , even reached out to the United Nations and informed its fellow 190-odd member nations that Israel's "occupation machine" is cruel, even identifying that one of the most recent victims of Israel weapon fire as a disabled man just 25 years of age. (more...)
Investors Buy iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (EWW) on Weakness
- April 22, 2018

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec purchased a new position in iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF during the fourth quarter valued at $1,476,000. (more...)
Man wearing MAGA hat allegedly pushed man onto subway tracks Man wearing MAGA hat allegedly pushed man onto subway tracks
- April 22, 2018

Police described the suspect as a large black man with a heavy build, wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat, a red shirt with "Make America Great Again" in white letters under blue overalls. A police source confirmed to Yahoo News that the incident is being investigated as a hate crime and that the victim is Mexican. The NYPD's Hate Crimes Task Force released video of the attacker in the hope of identifying the man. (more...)
Surat rape-murder: Three accused arrested; police probing trafficking angle Surat rape-murder: Three accused arrested; police probing trafficking angle
- April 22, 2018

Just when the entire nation was raging over the murder and rape of 8-year-old girl in Kathua, what happened in Surat (the victim was gang-raped and tortured with wooden objects) hung the nation's head in shame. A body of a woman was found on April 9 that is three days after the girl's body was found. Investigators have sent DNA samples for analysis and match to FSL Surat. (more...)
Major Airlines Inspecting Boeing 737 Engines After Fatal Southwest Accident Major Airlines Inspecting Boeing 737 Engines After Fatal Southwest Accident
- April 22, 2018

Facing an extremely stressful situation that could've resulted in hundreds of deaths, Southwest pilot Tammie Jo Shults safely landed her severely damaged plane in Philadelphia last week after an engine exploded. "She would tell you everything she has she's been given from God, so she wants to share it", Thompson said. "Our hearts are heavy", the pair said. On behalf of the entire Crew, we appreciate the outpouring of support from the public and our coworkers as we all reflect on one ... (more...)
Romney's Path To Succeed Utah Sen. Hatch Just Got More Complicated Romney's Path To Succeed Utah Sen. Hatch Just Got More Complicated
- April 22, 2018

Senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney has been forced into a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career by replacing long-serving Sen. Kennedy captured 51 percent of the vote. "Romney previously secured his spot on the primary ballot by gathering 28,000 voter signatures but said Saturday that choice was partly to blame for his loss". (more...)
Arizona teachers begin voting on whether to strike Arizona teachers begin voting on whether to strike
- April 22, 2018

The "RedForEd" movement was organized by Arizona teachers to persuade Gov. Doug Ducey to provide more funding to Arizona schools. That's in addition to a 1 percent raise they received this year. "I am respectful and ready to work with my colleagues to navigate through them if, in fact, that is a decision that is made". Many in the public may consider 20 percent a big raise, he said. (more...)
Kathua rape victim was sedated and sexually assaulted: J&K Police Kathua rape victim was sedated and sexually assaulted: J&K Police
- April 22, 2018

This comes in the wake of a section of print/electronic media sharing misinformation on social media sites that the eight-year-old girl was not raped. "So we added Section 376D [of the Ranbir Penal Code] to the case". In addition to this, medical opinion has established beyond doubt that the victim was held in captivity and administered sedatives and her cause of death was asphyxia leading to cardiopulmonary arrest, " the press release issued by the J&K Police said. (more...)
Nude gunman kills three at US restaurant Nude gunman kills three at US restaurant
- April 22, 2018

A man who was only clothed in a green jacket and armed with an AR-15 shot seven people before a customer was able to wrestle the rifle away from him. The patron suffered minor injuries. Morton is located outside Peoria, about 150 miles southwest of Chicago. "We are deeply saddened by this tragic incident", Waffle House said later in a statement. (more...)
Sports minister Xasa demands answers on Kaizer Chiefs violence Sports minister Xasa demands answers on Kaizer Chiefs violence
- April 22, 2018

Two people have been arrested after a riot broke out at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday night. Angry fans stormed the field, started fires and hurled chairs in the venue, leading to the intervention of security police. Premier Soccer League, spokesman Lux September condemned the "lawless violence" and a full statement from the league is expected later. 'Hooliganism and thuggery of this nature have no place in football and acts of violence perpetrated by individuals are witnessed ... (more...)
Goerges beats Pliskova; Czechs still lead 2-1 in Fed Cup Goerges beats Pliskova; Czechs still lead 2-1 in Fed Cup
- April 22, 2018

Despite the defeat, the Czech Republic are still well placed to continue their impressive recent Fed Cup form, having won the title five times in the last seven years. The Fed Cup semifinals will conclude Sunday with reverse singles action between Pliskova and Goerges in Stuttgart and Mladenovic and Stephens in Aix-en-Provence. (more...)
'They Were Never Going to Let Me Be President' 'They Were Never Going to Let Me Be President'
- April 22, 2018

Much of what's been reported from inside the book so far analyzes Clinton's latest attempt at securing the White House during the 2016 presidential election - and what happened to the political dynasty family shortly after their shocking loss. (more...)
Syria missile strikes did not cross 'red lines' set by Russian Federation Syria missile strikes did not cross 'red lines' set by Russian Federation
- April 22, 2018

The Russian military had vowed to respond to any attack, and Putin's administration had repeatedly warned that Trump was taking America down a risky path. In the wake of the missile strikes against the regime, the delivery of the S-300 looks more than likely. Moscow had warned the USA before the strike that it could hit back if the US actions jeopardize Russian servicemen in Syria, and the allies had given Russia an advance warning to make sure no Russians were in the line of fire. (more...)
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'
- 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...)

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