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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...)
Merkel says Germany to take 10000 refugees from United Nations resettlement program Merkel says Germany to take 10000 refugees from United Nations resettlement program
- April 24, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday stressed the importance of free trade and welcomed an agreement between the European Union and Mexico on a new trade pact just days before she heads to Washington for talks with President Donald Trump. (more...)
Trump Administration Delays New Sanctions on Russian Federation Trump Administration Delays New Sanctions on Russian Federation
- April 24, 2018

The administration characterized Haley's comments as a misstatement and informed the Russian embassy that sanctions were not coming. Other administration officials were surprised that Haley had overstepped. While the White House says that such sanctions remain under consideration, officials say the president has chose to hold off for now in part to see how Russian Federation reacts to the joint US-UK-French airstrikes launched on Syria over the weekend before deciding whether further ... (more...)
One Army jawan injured in Pulwama, encounter underway One Army jawan injured in Pulwama, encounter underway
- April 24, 2018

A police official said the militants opened fire on a forces' party in the area early morning, resulting in a brief shootout. An army officer said that Sepoy Ajay Kumar of 42 RR sustained serious bullet wounds in the gunfight. The operation was going on when the last reports were filed. Even militant Zakir Musa is also from Tral. The slain Hizb commander Burhan Wani and Al Qaeda Kashmir cell chief Zakir Musa both belonged to Tral. (more...)
Stephen Lawrence lives on with annual memorial Stephen Lawrence lives on with annual memorial
- April 24, 2018

She praised his parents Neville and Doreen's fight for justice as "inspirational" after their son was stabbed to death just because he was black. A memorial service for Stephen will take place today at St Martin-in-the-Fields church in central London, with Prince Harry and his fiancée Meghan Markle among those attending. (more...)
Motorcyclist's killing: Pakistan puts United States diplomat on blacklist Motorcyclist's killing: Pakistan puts United States diplomat on blacklist
- April 24, 2018

Explaining the term, he said his name was not added to the Exit Control List (ECL) as it was a lengthy process while the black list serves the same objective but is a simpler process where the Secretary of Interior is competent authority to take the decisive step. (more...)
Protests continue in Nicaragua as Ortega pulls back on reform plan Protests continue in Nicaragua as Ortega pulls back on reform plan
- April 24, 2018

Even though Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega on Sunday revoked the changes, namely increases in payments and a reduction in benefits to the social security fund, the INSS, the situation remains tense as protests continue and more are expected. (more...)
US Tries Mexico Ex-governor Over Drug Smuggling, Racketeering US Tries Mexico Ex-governor Over Drug Smuggling, Racketeering
- April 24, 2018

Security is tight at the federal courthouse in Brownsville as ex-Tamaulipas governor Tomas Yarrington Ruvalcaba is scheduled to make his first appearance in federal court. Investigators say Yarrington, while governor, took millions of dollars in bribes from both the Gulf and Zeta cartels in exchange for allowing them to operate freely. (more...)
Russian lawyer: Why hasn't Mueller contacted me? Russian lawyer: Why hasn't Mueller contacted me?
- April 24, 2018

Mueller should welcome the probe too. Trump's choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, also faces a crucial Senate Foreign Relations Committee vote tonight as he faces a tough confirmation battle, just weeks ahead of a high-stakes bilateral meeting between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (more...)
President George HW Bush hospitalized from infection President George HW Bush hospitalized from infection
- April 24, 2018

Former First Lady Barbara Bush died last week . A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized in Houston with an infection a day after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara. A year ago this month, he spent two weeks in the hospital for treatment of pneumonia and chronic bronchitis, a constant irritation of the lining of tubes that carry air to one's lungs. (more...)
Minor gang-raped in moving vehicle in Noida Minor gang-raped in moving vehicle in Noida
- April 24, 2018

The report said the accused confined the victim in the auto for as many as 11 hours before dumping her on a secluded road in Knowledge Park. All the accused are absconding. Meanwhile, the concerned parents reported the matter to police after their daughter didn't come back from school. Later, the girl was found loitering near Galgotias University in Knowledge Park area, where she had been dumped after the incident. (more...)
Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact New Oriental (EDU) Share Price
- April 24, 2018

Dumac Inc. bought a new position in New Oriental Education & Tech Grp during the fourth quarter valued at $173,000. ( NYSE : EDU ) has 50% bullish analysts. Analysts await Proofpoint, Inc . As a result, the company has an (Earning per Share) EPS growth of 36.41% for the coming year. CBRE's profit would be $162.71 million giving it 24.20 P/E if the $0.49 EPS is correct. (more...)

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