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Barack Obama to Deliver 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture Barack Obama to Deliver 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture
- April 23, 2018

The foundation's chief executive, Sello Hatang , said the foundation had been looking for someone with "an Africa heritage" to deliver the address. The lecture will focus on " creating conditions for bridging divides, working across ideological lines, and resisting oppression and inequality", said the foundation in a statement . (more...)
Shiv Sena shakha pramukh Sanjay Sawant shot dead Shiv Sena shakha pramukh Sanjay Sawant shot dead
- April 23, 2018

As per reports, multiple rounds of bullet were fired at Sawant. Udaykumar Rajeshirke, senior police inspector at the Kurar police station, said the incident happened around 8 pm when the 40-year-old leader was travelling in his auto. Sawant reportedly faced a similar attack in 2009 but had survived at the time. In January, former Sena corporator Ashok Sawant was also murdered. Two Shiv Sena leaders, Sanjay Kotkar and Vasant Thube, were shot dead by two men on a bike in the Kedgaon area ... (more...)
Woman Arrested at Alabama Waffle House in Plastic Cutlery Dispute Woman Arrested at Alabama Waffle House in Plastic Cutlery Dispute
- April 23, 2018

Her top somehow gets pulled down, exposing her chest. A police department in Alabama found itself mired in controversy on Sunday after footage showing officers forcefully arrest a young black woman surfaced online. After turning Clemons around and handcuffing her, one of the officers asks Adams if she wants to "come fix her clothes". Clemons was released on $1,000 bond, her mother said. (more...)
Wanted criminal killed in encounter in Noida, 3 injured Wanted criminal killed in encounter in Noida, 3 injured
- April 23, 2018

As per reports, UP, Haryana and Delhi police had already issued a lookout notice for the gangster. Addressing reporters, Amitabh Yash, IG, STF said,"Gangster Balraj Bhati was killed in an encounter in Noida's Sector 49 by UP Special Task Force (STF)". (more...)
G7 FMs to discuss Russian Federation, sanctions not on agenda G7 FMs to discuss Russian Federation, sanctions not on agenda
- April 23, 2018

The price of the metal had soared 31 percent to multi-year highs after Washington brought havoc to the market two weeks ago by cutting RUSAL from its markets. A Century spokesman declined to comment. The news comes as European leaders worked to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on Russia, including measures against Russian aluminum producers, with the presidents of France and Russia poised to visit the White House this week. (more...)
Theresa May is running 'institutionally racist' government, says Labour MP Theresa May is running 'institutionally racist' government, says Labour MP
- April 23, 2018

Meanwhile, Labour's shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry and shadow chancellor John McDonnell yesterday called on home secretary Amber Rudd to resign. Baroness Warsi - who chaired the Tory party from 2010-12, when Theresa May was Home Secretary - told ITV's Peston on Sunday that there had been "very strong debate around the Cabinet table" about the Government's immigration crackdown, with senior Conservatives speaking out against Mrs May's stance at the time. (more...)
College closes as mystery outbreak sickens 100 College closes as mystery outbreak sickens 100
- April 23, 2018

Clark said he has been speaking with the state Department of Health, the Danbury Department of Health, Danbury Hospital and the WCSU Director of Health Services to determine next steps. The school's music department postponed a concert due to many orchestra members falling ill. Don't share food, drinks, cups or utensils. Please, if possible, go home to limit spread to others on campus. (more...)
Saudi Arabia intercepts missiles launched at Aramco facility by Houthis Saudi Arabia intercepts missiles launched at Aramco facility by Houthis
- April 23, 2018

The Iran-backed rebels who control most of northern Yemen blamed Sunday's attack on the Arab coalition that backs the country's government, in the latest in a string of such incidents. Thy Saudi coalition has launched thousands of airstrikes in a campaign to restore President Hadi, leading to the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, largely ignored by global media. (more...)
Man who filmed dog giving Nazi salutes fined £800 Man who filmed dog giving Nazi salutes fined £800
- April 23, 2018

In a video on his YouTube channel, Pie, a one-time RT employee who rose to fame for his satirical reporting, highlighted the fact that many viewers found the video amusing as they left comments such as " LOL ", before adding that " offence and humour are subjective ". (more...)
Pompeo Faces Steep Opposition at Senate Panel Pompeo Faces Steep Opposition at Senate Panel
- April 23, 2018

Senior White House officials on Monday urged Democrats and a key Republican to reconsider their positions on Mike Pompeo's nomination as secretary of state ahead of what could be an unfavorable committee vote later in the day. Rand Paul (R-KY), for one, is no fan of his hawkish foreign policy record. Pressure is mounting on senators from both sides. Joe Donnelly of IN, and Claire McCaskill of Missouri - all of whom are up for re-election this year IN states that Trump won by big margins ... (more...)
Special memorial held for Barbara Bush Special memorial held for Barbara Bush
- April 23, 2018

Trump dispatched his wife, Melania , as an emissary to attend on his behalf as the other former presidents and their wives - including Bill and Hillary Clinton and Barack and Michelle Obama - paid proper homage to Barbara Bush , making Trump's absence all the more conspicuous and awkward. (more...)
Kuwait summons Philippines envoy over offensive remarks, diplomatic violations Kuwait summons Philippines envoy over offensive remarks, diplomatic violations
- April 23, 2018

Kuwaiti deputy foreign Minister Khalid Al Jarallah accused the Filipino embassy of violating Kuwait's sovereignty after viewing the video, which was published first in the Philippines and spread on social media. The Philippines banned workers entirely from Kuwait after the discovery of Joanna Demafelis' body in a freeze in February. Duterte in January complained that cases of abuse reported by Filipina domestic workers "always" seem to be coming from Kuwait. (more...)
Ivana Trump: Donald doesn't have to run again Ivana Trump: Donald doesn't have to run again
- April 23, 2018

McDougal also claims she had a 10-month affair with Trump after meeting him at a party at the Playboy Mansion. "It's always distressing because I've been there". Others said Ivana should better focus on herself and talk less. But who am I to judge and who knows what was the situation at that moment? It was reported that Vanessa Trump learned about the affair when she found emails between her husband and O'Day. (more...)
Coinbase Bans WikiLeaks Shop From Its Platform Coinbase Bans WikiLeaks Shop From Its Platform "Without Notice Or Explanation"
- April 23, 2018

WikiLeaks Shop's tweet contains a screen grab from an alleged email from Coinbase that states the organization violated their Terms of Service and therefore "can no longer [receive] access to [their] service". Earlier, the US Democratic Party filed for WikiLeaks , accusing the organization of preparing a hacker attack during the presidential election. The magazine also points out that while Bitcoin became popular in no small part due to its ability to help "circumvent existing financial ... (more...)
Govt orders shutting of Coaching Centers in Kashmir, decision opposed widely Govt orders shutting of Coaching Centers in Kashmir, decision opposed widely
- April 23, 2018

The unidentified officer replies calmly that the "accused have been arrested". The repeated use of force, including pellets and teargas canisters couldn't halt the protests over past week and government has made a decision to order closure of higher secondary schools and colleges. (more...)
Mom Arrested For Allegedly Setting Car On Fire With Her Kids Inside Mom Arrested For Allegedly Setting Car On Fire With Her Kids Inside
- April 23, 2018

Larry Crowson. That's when the witnesses reportedly pulled the three children out of the auto. Witnesses rescued the woman's three daughters, ages 9, 11 and 13. Witnesses also heard the woman shout, "Let's go to heaven", after she revved the engine and it caught fire. The woman left on foot with the children but was later arrested and is facing three counts of aggravated assault on a family member, AP said. (more...)
Psychology professor apologizes for his role in Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal Psychology professor apologizes for his role in Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal
- April 23, 2018

Kogan did, however, state that he sensed what Cambridge Analytica wanted the Facebook data for when they hired him to create the app "thisisyourdigitallife", a personality quiz which surreptitiously collected the personal information of both its users and its users' Facebook friends. (more...)
Iran vows no submission as navy chiefs meet in Tehran Iran vows no submission as navy chiefs meet in Tehran
- April 23, 2018

A month later, Ayatollah Khamenei remarked that the United States had been relocating the terror group from the Middle East to Afghanistan to try to justify its military presence in the region. "Some powers and regional actors do not take on the new realities of the world and unfortunately no parts of the world is protected from the damages". (more...)
Iran bans its banks from cryptocurrency trading Iran bans its banks from cryptocurrency trading
- April 23, 2018

The ban comes as the country braces itself for the possible renewal of USA sanctions on May 12, which has seen the national currency, the rial, plunge to unprecedented lows . "Within my opinion, it doesn't incorporate the general people - it's not really a whole ban on crypto currencies". The Iranian rial's value has been plummeting over fears the United States will reinstate sanctions in May. (more...)
The Hearing That Ended Broward Judge Merrilee Ehrlich's Time on Bench The Hearing That Ended Broward Judge Merrilee Ehrlich's Time on Bench
- April 23, 2018

Tamalo's infant was at home to care for the child. In a video of the April 15 encounter, Ehrlich appears to the left in a split screen, and Twiggs is shown seated in a wheelchair, barely visible above a lectern at the North Broward satellite courthouse. (more...)
UFC world erupts over insane never-before-seen finish UFC world erupts over insane never-before-seen finish
- April 23, 2018

Shortly after the fight, a victorious Simon would speak to the media, saying there was no controversy in his eyes about what went down. The action started out quick with Dvalishvili attempting a spinning kick within the first few moments, Simon was able to recover and land some counter strikes and the fight went the ground. (more...)
Google Services Blocked in Russia Following Telegram Ban Google Services Blocked in Russia Following Telegram Ban
- April 23, 2018

The reason that many IP addresses are blocked, is that Telegram uses a technique that allows him to "jump" to a new IP address when the one he uses, is blocked. Pavel Durov, Telegram's Russian founder, said he was "thrilled we were able to survive under the most aggressive attempt of internet censorship in Russian history with nearly 18m IP addresses blocked". (more...)
Jessica Lall murder case: Sister Sabrina Lall pardons murderer Manu Sharma Jessica Lall murder case: Sister Sabrina Lall pardons murderer Manu Sharma
- April 23, 2018

Delhi government rules permit a murder convict undergoing a life sentence to approach a review board to seek "premature release". The sentencing was upheld by the Supreme Court in 2010. "I have never met him or any of his family members". "Manu Sharma has been in a open jail for the previous six months", the Tihar jail director-general Ajay Kashyap instructed NDTV, including that prisoners who have exhibited good behaviour over the years are shifted into a open jail. (more...)
Sean Hannity linked to property empire aided by foreclosures, HUD Sean Hannity linked to property empire aided by foreclosures, HUD
- April 23, 2018

But it turns out the Fox News host does have vast real estate holdings, worth at least $90 million , according to reporting in The Guardian . Hannity did not disclose his cooperation with HUD when he had HUD Secretary Ben Carson on his show in June 2017. (more...)
Punjab PSEB Class 12 result 2018 declared; Pooja Joshi is board topper Punjab PSEB Class 12 result 2018 declared; Pooja Joshi is board topper
- April 23, 2018

The PSEB Class 12 exam was conducted in the afternoon session from 02:00 pm to 05.15 pm. The students who had appeared for the PSEB Class 12 examination in the year 2018 will be able to check their scores using the given links to check their result online on the official website. (more...)
18 members of Theta Tau fraternity removed from academic participation 18 members of Theta Tau fraternity removed from academic participation
- April 23, 2018

The university will begin meetings with the students involved as early as today, the report said. Some college students assert that the video exemplifies problems of racism and sexism at the university. News of the videos rocked the SU campus Wednesday after Chancellor Kent Syverud suspended the fraternity and condemned the videos. The school said it will likely not be permitted to publish their students' names inside the video over national privacy legislation. (more...)
Comey was being investigated for political interference at time of firing Comey was being investigated for political interference at time of firing
- April 23, 2018

Comey leaked the memos to the New York Times to reveal what he said were Trump's attempts to block the investigation. Therefore, the Special Council was established based on an illegal act? "Really, does everybody know what that means?" he tweeted. (more...)
Revealed! Shahid Kapoor on why he publicly announced wife Mira Rajput's pregnancy Revealed! Shahid Kapoor on why he publicly announced wife Mira Rajput's pregnancy
- April 23, 2018

When quizzed about Mira's second pregnancy , the actor said, "I am very happy and we just felt like sharing it with everyone". Mira wanted to put it out on Instagram and he thought that the photograph was really cute. He is very deserving of all the applause. "Of course he just begun but he's lots to know and a long way togo". Currently, Shahid is busy shooting for Shree Narayan Singh's Batti Gul Meter Chalu which also features Yami Gautam and Shraddha Kapoor in key roles. (more...)
Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam sentenced over police shootout Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam sentenced over police shootout
- April 23, 2018

His co-defendant Sofien Ayari also received a 20-year sentence. Neither of the two accused appeared in court for the verdict. Abdeslam attended the opening day of the trial in February but has refused to cooperate since. Neither he nor Ayari, who is in custody in Belgium, was present for the judgment. Police patrol outside the Brussels justice palace during the trial of Saleh Abdeslam and Soufiane Ayari in Brussels , Monday, April 23, 2018. (more...)
Russia: US Did Not Violate Red Lines During Syria Strikes Russia: US Did Not Violate Red Lines During Syria Strikes
- April 23, 2018

Lavrov also revealed that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin discussed the possibility of visiting each other's country when the USA president rang up Russian counterpart last month to congratulate him on his re-election . The U.S., Britain and other Western allies responded by expelling over 150 Russian diplomats, and Moscow , which has fervently denied the British accusations, responded in kind. (more...)

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