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Taliban Attack In Eastern Afghanistan 'Kills Four Police' Taliban Attack In Eastern Afghanistan 'Kills Four Police'
- April 24, 2018

He says six Taliban fighters were killed and three others were wounded in the battle, which lasted three hours. He blamed the Taliban and said insurgents there stormed several police and military checkpoints in Qadis district before reinforcements arrived and the situation was brought under control. (more...)
Amazon begins delivering packages to vehicles Amazon begins delivering packages to vehicles
- April 24, 2018

This isn't the first time Amazon has dabbled with in-car deliveries - it ran a small test in Germany with Audi way back in 2015, though this required access codes and the project was ultimately not extended beyond the trial. The app also provides notifications with the expected 4-hour delivery time window and notifies customers when the delivery is on its way and the package has been delivered. (more...)
10 things to know about Sanjay Dutt biopic starring Ranbir Kapoor 10 things to know about Sanjay Dutt biopic starring Ranbir Kapoor
- April 24, 2018

The teasers of Rajkumar Hirani films always create intrigue [remember Aamir Khan's bare-bodied appearance in PK (2014)?] and the Sanju teaser is no different. As promising as the teaser look, Kapoor's different looks from the film have left us intrigued and wanting for more. Ranbir Kapoor surprised the audience with the striking resemblance to Dutt as pictures from sets hit the internet previous year. (more...)
Bus strike set to continue after wage talks collapse Bus strike set to continue after wage talks collapse
- April 24, 2018

According to the statement, the sector offered a multi-year agreement of two years with an 8% salary increase for the first year, and then an 8.5% in the second year. "Unfortunately, the strike is hurting the commuters, but they understand our struggle because the commuter and the workers are the same people". The unions are refusing to back down from their demands and are calling on bus drivers to intensify the strike. (more...)
Natural disaster of 5.1 in the Southeastern Turkish Province of Adayman, Wounded People Natural disaster of 5.1 in the Southeastern Turkish Province of Adayman, Wounded People
- April 24, 2018

Health Minister Ahmet Demircan said 39 people were affected by the quake and 35 people were still at hospitals to receive further treatment, adding that none of those injured was in critical condition. It struck at 3.34am local time (12.34am GMT) in the Samsat district of Adiyaman, state-run Anadolu news agency said. The quake was followed by eight minor aftershocks, Anadolu said. (more...)
Connectivity with Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member countries is India's priority: Sushma Swaraj Connectivity with Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member countries is India's priority: Sushma Swaraj
- April 24, 2018

China believes the meeting, in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, will reach important new consensus and promote the continued healthy development of ties going forward, he added. All the other foreign ministers - from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan - "reaffirmed support for China's Belt and Road proposal", the statement read. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi launches Rashtriya Gramin Swaraj Abhiyan PM Narendra Modi launches Rashtriya Gramin Swaraj Abhiyan
- April 24, 2018

Addressing a gathering here to mark the National Panchayati Raj Day, Modi referred to the ordinance brought by his government last week that provides for death sentence to those convicted of raping a child below 12 years of age and life term to those raping a child below 16. (more...)
Jaguar comes to the rescue of Lady claiming to be Jaguar comes to the rescue of Lady claiming to be "Uhuru's daughter"
- April 24, 2018

Her quest to meet President Uhuru seems to have hit a snag after she was bailed out from the Kilimani police cells by Starehe MP Charles Kanyi Njaguar alias Jaguar. "Tamara kumbe hakupelekwa statehouse but alikuwa guest of state pale Kilimani police!" News had earlier stated that she had been taken to meet Uhuru Kenyatta but Jalang'o said that she had been arrested. (more...)
Teachers Advisors LLC Increases Stake in Taylor Morrison (TMHC)
- April 24, 2018

As per Monday, August 28, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. (NASDAQ:PEP) earned "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 5. The company has a market cap of $2,576.40, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.75, a PEG ratio of 0.73 and a beta of 1.42. It increased, as 20 investors sold TMHC shares while 46 reduced holdings. (more...)
Blast Convict Re-Arrested After Blast Convict Re-Arrested After "Eliminate PM Modi" Audio Goes Viral
- April 24, 2018

Rafiq has completed his jail term in the blast case and now lives in Kuniyamuthur in Coimbatore . PM Modi's name came up, when Rafiq claimed that he was afraid of none. According to police Rafiq was just bragging to intidate Prakash. As per the call recording, Rafiq was talking to a truck contractor named Prakash. And with Prakash suggesting that the convict appears not to be scared of Modi either, Rafiq replies, "Yes, we have planned to even kill Modi". (more...)
G7 foreign ministers gather in Canada G7 foreign ministers gather in Canada
- April 24, 2018

The G7 is, according to the same sources, communicating a simple message to Russia: Work with us, if you want to be treated as a great power. It is the first high-level meeting of the allies since the United States , France and Britain staged air attacks targeting chemical weapons facilities in Syria in retaliation for a suspected poison gas attack April 7. (more...)
BSY's son won't contest against Siddaramaiah Jr BSY's son won't contest against Siddaramaiah Jr
- April 24, 2018

Vijayendra, Yeddyurappa's second son, was projected as the candidate, despite the party not announcing any candidate. With this, the BJP has announced 213 candidates. Yeddyurappa's decision has come as a big surprise. Why there is not IT raid on Jagadish Shettar's house. Last evening, BJP workers broke down, distressed by what they see as a betrayal of their leader. (more...)
County's 1300 cases of animal cruelty County's 1300 cases of animal cruelty
- April 24, 2018

They looked into a total of 1,773 complaints of animals being mistreated across the county during 2017. Cases investigated by the RSPCA in Cheshire included two severely emaciated Staffordshire terrier-type breeds found living in conditions described as "atrocious" ( pictured ). (more...)
Meeting of SCO Foreign Ministers' Council Kicks Off in Beijing Meeting of SCO Foreign Ministers' Council Kicks Off in Beijing
- April 24, 2018

Mr Asif also met Tajikistan's Foreign Minister Sirodjidin Aslov at the SCO secretariat in Beijing , and both ministers agreed to bolster strategic and bilateral cooperation. In turn, China's leader commended Pakistan's role as a member of the SCO. Afghanistan, Belarus, Iran and Mongolia now enjoy observer status while Sri Lanka, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Cambodia and Nepal are dialogue partners. (more...)
Finland turns away from universal basic income Finland turns away from universal basic income
- April 24, 2018

Yet basic income has also met fierce opposition from some politicians who argue it will dramatically increase the welfare budget and lead to a culture of laziness. The pilot's full results will not be released until late 2019. The challenge is to find a cost-effective system that incentivises people to work, but that does not add to income inequality, Tuulia Hakola-Uusitalo of the Finnish Finance Ministry told the BBC. (more...)
Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC) Downgraded to "Buy" at ValuEngine
- April 24, 2018

The stock increased 1.15% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $24.57. About 1.97M shares traded. Ironwood Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Kulicke & Soffa Industries In for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.74 billion market cap company. (more...)
Indonesia jails former parliament speaker for 15 years over graft Indonesia jails former parliament speaker for 15 years over graft
- April 24, 2018

Novanto attracted global attention in late 2015 Donald Trump, who was running for president at the time, called him a "great man" during a news conference at Trump Tower. Indonesians have to contend with high levels of graft in many areas of their lives and the country placed 96th among 180 countries in Transparency International's annual corruption perceptions index past year, on par with Colombia and Thailand. (more...)
France Tightens Asylum Rules for Refugees France Tightens Asylum Rules for Refugees
- April 24, 2018

Opposition to the measure was found across the political spectrum with politicians of the right and left parties voting against it, as well as the far-right National Front. Far-right groups and pro-migrant activists have turned the mountain passes by the border, which are used by migrants travelling from Italy to France, into a stage for "provocations" and "posturing", Gerard Collomb said. (more...)
Are fashion brands actually making progress at becoming ethical? Are fashion brands actually making progress at becoming ethical?
- April 24, 2018

Released overnight in the United Kingdom, the sixth edition of the Fashion Transparency Index has tracked an increase in industry stakeholders disclosing their suppliers, but the average score across all 150 brands and retailers surveyed was just 52 out of a possible 250 points, or 21 per cent. (more...)
Former Board of Ed Member Questions Bi-Racial Student's Admittance to Harvard Former Board of Ed Member Questions Bi-Racial Student's Admittance to Harvard
- April 24, 2018

The Dallas Morning News reports that former Texas Board of Education member George Clayton replied Friday to Drake Johnson's tweet announcing his Ivy League school acceptance. "I thought that was the best way to defuse the situation without being super aggressive or setting a bad example of how to respond", said Johnson. "Why do you care, and why are you asking that particular question to a kid who is clearly of some type of mixed race?" she said. (more...)
Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (HALO) Analysts See $-0.21 EPS on May, 10
- April 24, 2018

TiVo Corporation (NASDAQ:TIVO) has declined 24.65% since April 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.25% the S&P500. Dixon Hubard Feinour And Brown Incorporated Va has invested 0.09% in Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. At the time of writing, Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. Amalgamated Retail Bank reported 16,247 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Senzar Asset Management Llc, which manages about $442.00 million and $391.71M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ironwood ... (more...)
Delays after security breach at Auckland Airport Delays after security breach at Auckland Airport
- April 24, 2018

Bill said there was a heavy police presence at the airport 30 minutes after the initial announcement. Police said the global terminal was back up and running, however delays were still expected as the backlog is being cleared. Images of long queues emerged on social media and Auckland Airport said it would restart screening, but said it would take some time to clear the backlog. (more...)
Lawsuit: Bus company harassed, embarrassed customers Lawsuit: Bus company harassed, embarrassed customers
- April 24, 2018

According to Madigan's complaint, Toeppen engaged in discrimination against customers, including a December 2017 mass-marketing email to customers that touted bus rides with, "Passengers like you". She said she wants to put a stop to the company's discriminatory advertising, harassment of customers, use of unfair contract terms-and ultimately see the company shut down. (more...)
Kremlin on possible missile delivery to Syria: Western strike soured atmosphere Kremlin on possible missile delivery to Syria: Western strike soured atmosphere
- April 24, 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. Moscow's hopes for better ties with Washington under Trump have withered amid the ongoing investigations into the alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. (more...)
G7 Will Not Consider Any More Sanctions on Russian Federation G7 Will Not Consider Any More Sanctions on Russian Federation
- April 24, 2018

Western countries accused Russian Federation of hindering the OPCW investigation, while Moscow said that the experts can not enter the area due to a lack of the UN's permission over safety concerns following the US-led strikes. Hussein Abdul Hussein, an expert in the Middle East and Gulf affairs, said the Iranian influence in the region is not limited to providing military and financial support to groups loyal to Tehran but includes what the Iranians call “educational mobilisation”. (more...)
Greece rules out trade-off of soldiers with Turkey Greece rules out trade-off of soldiers with Turkey
- April 24, 2018

The government in Athens on Sunday noted "the positive aspect of the Turkish president's statement" on swapping soldiers, but said "we note again that statements like that are unacceptable". "We simply facilitated the refugee flows so that they could move on to Europe through Skopje". If you give them to us, then we can put the others on the table. (more...)
1 killed on last day of filing papers in Bengal 1 killed on last day of filing papers in Bengal
- April 24, 2018

The filing of nominations began at 11 am and ended at 3 pm. A tug of war broke out between the Trinamool and the BJP over the political identity of Sheikha Dildar , who was found lifeless on the road some distance away from the BDO office in Suri. (more...)
36 killed in N.Korea accident 36 killed in N.Korea accident
- April 24, 2018

Two other Chinese nationals were injured in Sunday's accident south of the capital Pyongyang, ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a regular press briefing. China is North Korea's most important economic and diplomatic backer, despite Beijing's anger at Pyongyang's repeated nuclear and missile tests and support for strong United Nations sanctions against North Korea. (more...)
Emily Thornberry: I had to confront anti-Semitic Labour supporter in the street Emily Thornberry: I had to confront anti-Semitic Labour supporter in the street
- April 24, 2018

But she added: "I'm getting more now. and I think the reason for that is social media". I can't be a Labour supporter any more. 'If you believe in conspiracy theories, ' she said. Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr show today, the Shadow Foreign Secretary said she was "fed up with hearing this awful stuff", and expressed her horror at a recent encounter with a supporter that she said had descended into "appalling" anti-Semitism. (more...)
Prominent Atlanta attorney Tex McIver found guilty in shooting death of wife Prominent Atlanta attorney Tex McIver found guilty in shooting death of wife
- April 24, 2018

We spoke with a criminal defense attorney who said waiting for a verdict is one of the most stressful times for attorneys and their clients. No immediate sentencing date was set, and McIver was led out of court in handcuffs. What is required for felony murder is for the victim's death to occur during the commission of a felony. He also instructed the jury that prosecutors must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant meant to mislead the witness to withhold information from the ... (more...)

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