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Shooter Barricaded in House Following Fire that Damaged the Building Shooter Barricaded in House Following Fire that Damaged the Building
- April 24, 2018

A gun was recovered at the scene. Firefighters were sent to the 15400 block of South Orchard Avenue about 4:30 a.m. and extinguished the flames in the two-story structure in 12 minutes, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported. Initial reports of an "active shooter" in the aftermath of the blaze prompted a massive response by law enforcement. DEVELOPING: More details will be added to this report as they become available . (more...)
100-plus retired military leaders urge rejection of Central Intelligence Agency nominee Haspel 100-plus retired military leaders urge rejection of Central Intelligence Agency nominee Haspel
- April 24, 2018

Feinstein, as other Democrats have, said she opposed Haspel's position on enhanced interrogation but stressed she wouldn't make up her mind on Haspel until after her confirmation hearing. "We urge you to examine closely the full extent of Ms. Haspel's involvement in the rendition, detention, and interrogation program and, should you find that she played any role in carrying out, supervising, or directing the torture or abuse of people in USA custody, or the destruction of evidence relating to ... (more...)
Old National Bancorp (ONB) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.05 EPS
- April 24, 2018

Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.02, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. Hilliard Lyons upgraded shares of Old National Bancorp from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $19.00 price target for the company in a report on Friday, February 9th. (more...)
New MTA bus plan includes double-decker pilot program on Staten Island New MTA bus plan includes double-decker pilot program on Staten Island
- April 24, 2018

Bus ridership has declined for years, mirroring a national trend . "We're targeting challenges like traffic congestion and enforcement, undertaking bold initiatives like redesigning the entire route network, and pursuing advancements such as the latest computer-aided management, double-decker and electric buses, all-door boarding, and improved customer service with more real-time data". (more...)
Portugal involved in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation cyberattack exercise Portugal involved in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation cyberattack exercise
- April 24, 2018

Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE), which is based in Tallinn, Estonia, organized the competition. The move aims to boost Australia's cybersecurity capabilities against hostile attacks as well foster global cooperation in cyber defence. (more...)
The Senate approved candidature Pompeo for the post of Secretary of state The Senate approved candidature Pompeo for the post of Secretary of state
- April 24, 2018

Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, changed his mind. In a series of tweets, Paul said he had spoken repeatedly both with Trump and Pompeo on Monday afternoon. The support of at least three Democrats would have been enough. Never in its 202-year history had the Senate Foreign Relations Committee given a public thumbs-down to a presidential nominee for secretary of state. (more...)
Terminally Ill English Toddler Taken Off Life Support After Court Ruling Terminally Ill English Toddler Taken Off Life Support After Court Ruling
- April 24, 2018

Although they gained the support of Pope Francis who said Alfie would be welcomed at a Vatican hospital, a legal representative of Alder Hey hospital, which said Alfie should be taken off of life support, said Alfie was under British jurisdiction and could not be taken to Italy. (more...)
Trump Using His Personal Cell Phone More Often to Contact Outside Advisers Trump Using His Personal Cell Phone More Often to Contact Outside Advisers
- April 24, 2018

Unnamed sources told CNN that Trump is bypassing the White House switchboard, which would give Kelly access to Trump's daily call log. The two have grown increasingly frustrated with each other in recent weeks, and as The Washington Post noted earlier this month, Kelly's influence has waned . (more...)
Statue of Suffolk suffragist set for Parliament Square Statue of Suffolk suffragist set for Parliament Square
- April 24, 2018

To her dismay, she realised that all 11 figures dotted around the square were men. Speaking before the unveiling at a private viewing, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said: "When you think of the great people in Parliament Square and when you realise that not one of them is a woman, it sort of begs the question, are we saying there haven't been incredible women in the past?" Fawcett was a key campaigner in the movement that secured women over 30 the right to vote in 1918. (more...)
Malaysia releases sketches of suspects in Fadi al-Batsh killing Malaysia releases sketches of suspects in Fadi al-Batsh killing
- April 24, 2018

In the brutal 6am slaying last Saturday (April 21), two men in full-faced helmets riding high-powered motorcycles waited 20 minutes in the dark near Jalan Meranti in Setapak, before assassinating Dr Fadi. Most of the 40 Palestinians killed by Israel since the start of "March of Return" protests on March 30 were shot by snipers on the border, while a few others were killed by Israeli artillery or air strikes. (more...)
Formosa to build $9.4B complex in St. James Parish Formosa to build $9.4B complex in St. James Parish
- April 24, 2018

The project will produce ethylene, propylene, polymers and ethylene glycol that will be used to make everyday products including vehicle casings, plastic bottles, grocery bags, drainage pipes, ropes, artificial turf, polyester clothing, antifreeze and playground equipment. (more...)
More school nurses among legislative school safety checklist More school nurses among legislative school safety checklist
- April 24, 2018

Right now there are 1,274 licensed school psychologists in the state, but only about 780 of them work in public schools. This process would include a federal background check and an approval from the county's sheriff, as every handgun purchase in the state now requires. (more...)
Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) Raised to Buy at BidaskClub
- April 24, 2018

Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) has year to date performance of -7.84% and weekly performance of 0.82%. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Alimera Sciences Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number. (more...)
SmartSearch wins Queen's Enterprise Award for innovation SmartSearch wins Queen's Enterprise Award for innovation
- April 24, 2018

Pictured (L-R): James Dobson, marketing director; Gareth Allen, operations director; John Dobson, CEO; Fraser Mitchell, technical director and Martin Cheek, managing director. It still seems incredible that only three years ago the business was a two-man band being run from a garage under a railway line in Merthyr Tydfil. The Queen's Award is the UK's highest accolade for business success and ITL join an elite group of companies, recognised this year as deserving winners. (more...)
Italian-Pakistani Woman Sana Cheema Honour Killing by Father Italian-Pakistani Woman Sana Cheema Honour Killing by Father
- April 24, 2018

On the directions of District Police Officer (DPO) started an investigation after the social media and Italian newspaper broadcasted the news of Sana's murder. According to sources, the victim was working as a driving instructor in Italy while her brother was working as an elected councillor of their district in Pakistan. (more...)
Egypt court sentences former anti-graft chief to 5 years in jail Egypt court sentences former anti-graft chief to 5 years in jail
- April 24, 2018

The military detained Geneina in February accusing him of "spreading news that harms the armed forces" following an interview he gave to Huffpost Arabi, the Arabic version of the USA news site. The Military Court said that Genena's statements that some state documents have been deported overseas have harmed the armed forces. Geneina, a qualified judge, was sacked by Sisi as head of the Central Auditing Authority in 2016 after he was accused of exaggerating the cost of corruption in Egypt. (more...)
Watch Chris Gayle Dance To Sapna Choudhary's 'Teri Aankhon Ka Yo Kajal' Watch Chris Gayle Dance To Sapna Choudhary's 'Teri Aankhon Ka Yo Kajal'
- April 24, 2018

Chris Gayle's hilarious antics on the field have caught many eyeballs over the years. Chris Gayle is the part of Kings XI Punjab ( KXIP ) team in IPL 2018 . However, an old video has now re-surfaced online, which clarifies that Gayle was actually dancing to the Raees song that featured Sunny Leone's Laila. (more...)
Six Maoists killed in fresh gun-battle at Maharashtra Six Maoists killed in fresh gun-battle at Maharashtra
- April 24, 2018

In another operation in Kapewancha area of Rajaram Khandla post on Monday, six Naxals were killed and their bodies recovered. After a four-hour gun battle, some 16 rebels, including men and women, were found dead, but police said an unknown number had been shot as they tried to escape into the Indravati river. (more...)
Security tightened in Jodhpur ahead of Asaram Bapu case verdict Security tightened in Jodhpur ahead of Asaram Bapu case verdict
- April 24, 2018

The prohibitory orders will remain in place till April 30. Police Commissioner Ashok Rathore said any adverse fallout emerging from the case verdict would be averted as the ruling would be delivered inside the jail premises. November 25, 2015: Witness Rahul Sachan goes missing from Kaiserbagh bus stand in Lucknow. 13 May 2015: Mahendra Chawla, Asaram confidant till 2006 and prime witness against Sai in one of the cases, fired at by two bikers in Panipat. (more...)
Charan turns guest for Allu Arjun Charan turns guest for Allu Arjun
- April 24, 2018

He has been highly praised for his performance in the film and he himself boasts of a staggering fan base. Now it is the turn of Ram Charan and Bunny. With Ram Charan and Allu Arjun coming together, it's family sharing stage. In the teaser, Allu Arjun plays a no-nonsense soldier who is ready to die for the country. (more...)
Beychella effect: Google will match up Beyonce's scholarships to HBCU Beychella effect: Google will match up Beyonce's scholarships to HBCU
- April 24, 2018

This newly-added donation will grant four additional HBCU students $25,000 each toward scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic school year, bringing the number of institutions receiving funds through Bey's initiative to eight. Beyoncé created a scholarship programme for black women studying creative arts, music, literature or African-American studies at Berklee College of Music, Parsons School of Design, Howard University and Spelman College to mark the release of her visual album Lemonade . (more...)
Gas prices up about 15 cents over the last month in Bakersfield Gas prices up about 15 cents over the last month in Bakersfield
- April 24, 2018

Speaking to CNBC, Tom Kloza, a global energy analyst at Oil Price Information Service, said half of USA states could see prices reach $3, while another consultant said a US average of $2.90 was possible. At the Speedway station on South Memorial Drive, Terrence Matthewson of Robersonville said he nearly drove by when he saw the price. Gas prices are the highest they've been since December 2014 and still haven't reached their peak. (more...)
5-year-old boy claims teachers taped his mouth shut 5-year-old boy claims teachers taped his mouth shut
- April 24, 2018

The mother said a teacher walked in to a classroom and witnessed another teacher taping her son's mouth shut with Scotch tape. The district also denies the mother's claim that they never notified her. Houda says she talked to the principal and demanded to know why the other teacher wasn't fired as well. The woman claimed that her son was abused and ridiculed for no reason by his teachers. (more...)
Apple Hires Samsung Executive to Lead South Korea Business Apple Hires Samsung Executive to Lead South Korea Business
- April 24, 2018

Yoon, also a Microsoft veteran with over a decade's experience, has his work cut out for him at Apple South Korea, which only opened its first store in the country in January. Apple is likely to purchase up to 100 million OLED panels from Samsung Display in 2018, with 25 million to be used by the current iPhone X and the remaining 75 million for the next-generation OLED models to be launched in 2018 - one being a 5.8-inch model and another a 6.5-inch one, indicated the sources. (more...)
Avicii's family releases statement in Oman Avicii's family releases statement in Oman
- April 24, 2018

The cause of his death has not yet been revealed. Swedish-born Avicii , whose name is Tim Bergling , was found dead, April 20, in Muscat , Oman . "Thank you to the initiatives to honour Tim, like the gathering at Sergels Torg, church bell playing his music and minutes of silence all around the world", the statement read , which was posted to Facebook. (more...)
The moment Ant McPartlin breaks down in tears on Britain's Got Talent The moment Ant McPartlin breaks down in tears on Britain's Got Talent
- April 24, 2018

The judge added: "I thought your voice was beautiful, I loved the version of the song, this was everything we've been waiting for, genuinely". He said: 'Hollie, it is - this is hard - to get through what you went though and then to come out here and turn a negative into a positive is actually quite unbelievable, really, because what these people did, because they're cowards, and the fact that you can come on stage and do what you did and make such a positive statement, and with your friends. (more...)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Yesterday Armenians showed a great model of soft power Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Yesterday Armenians showed a great model of soft power
- April 24, 2018

Turkey's official position has long stated that there was no organized campaign to wipe out Armenians and no evidence of any such orders from the Ottoman authorities in the historical records. It was recognized also by the Vatican, the European Parliament, the World Council of Churches and other global organizations. Other nations are Russia, France, Italy, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Poland, Lithuania, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Greece, Cyprus, Lebanon, Canada, Venezuela, Argentina, 43 USA ... (more...)
Waffle House Suspect Captured With Gun, Held on US$2m Bond Waffle House Suspect Captured With Gun, Held on US$2m Bond
- April 24, 2018

Police credited a quick-thinking customer who wrestled the gun away from preventing more bloodshed. Reinking was disarmed by a man at the restaurant and fled. The father could face charges for returning the guns, according to Marcus Watson, an agent for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives who spoke Monday at a news conference. (more...)
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...)

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