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Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif disqualified for life Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif disqualified for life
- April 26, 2018

Petitioner Usman Dar of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), who lost elections to Asif in 2013, had filed the petition a year ago, seeking Asif's disqualification for holding a UAE iqama (visa ). He was hired as full-time employee in July, 2011 and held various positions. According to the contract signed between The foreign minister and IMECL, Asif was to receive a monthly basic salary of AED (United Arab Emirates Dirham) 35,000 along with a monthly allowance of AED 15,000. (more...)
With 2 Special Election Wins, Democrats Gain State Senate Edge* (*See Felder) With 2 Special Election Wins, Democrats Gain State Senate Edge* (*See Felder)
- April 26, 2018

Many have argued that the wide margins with which Democrats have been winning in special elections suggest that a " blue wave " could be coming for the 2018 midterm elections, with Republicans poised to lose dozens of seats in the House of Representatives and possibly even control of the Senate. (more...)
What Happens If Trump Pulls Out Of The Iran Nuclear Deal? What Happens If Trump Pulls Out Of The Iran Nuclear Deal?
- April 26, 2018

Macron expressed certainty that the USA would rejoin the Paris climate agreement "one day" and described the urgency of protecting the environment. Speaking entirely in English, Macron laid out the numerous ways ― human rights, trade, terrorism ― in which both the US and France must strengthen multilateral ties in order to confront what he called a "new world order" marked by violence and conflict. (more...)
Big Money in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA), Sentiment at 0.91
- April 26, 2018

Autus Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Mastercard Incorporated for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $181.10 billion market cap company. California-based Hanson Mcclain has invested 0.02% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Spectrum Asset (Nb Ca) invested 1.14% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). (more...)
Congress appoints Kamal Nath as Madhya Pradesh state chief Congress appoints Kamal Nath as Madhya Pradesh state chief
- April 26, 2018

Bala Bachchan, Ramnivas Rawat, Jitu Patwari and Surender Choudhary have also been appointed to assist Nath. The Congress has been out of power in Madhya Pradesh for 14 years and hopes to capitalise on the huge anti-incumbency of the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government. (more...)
Former Telangana BJP Leader Nagam Janardhan Reddy Joins Congress Former Telangana BJP Leader Nagam Janardhan Reddy Joins Congress
- April 26, 2018

For Mr. Adi Srinivas, the other BJP leader, it's homecoming as he earlier was with the Congress . He floated his own party, Telangana Nagara Samithi, which he later merged into the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Apart from Mr Reddy, G Surya Kiran and others joined the Congress at the party's headquarters in New Delhi , the party said. The Congress party and a section of the BJP see Shah's statement as mere public posturing. (more...)
Arizona teacher walkout: How many districts, students are affected Arizona teacher walkout: How many districts, students are affected
- April 26, 2018

A day ahead of a scheduled walk off the job, Arizona teachers are holding walk-in protests outside public schools. As educators and supporters across Arizona prepare to walk out of their classrooms on Thursday, state lawmakers were still struggling to come to a long-term, sustainable solution that would give money for teacher raises and better classroom conditions. (more...)
Roma fans arrested on suspicion of attempted murder Roma fans arrested on suspicion of attempted murder
- April 26, 2018

The victim, a 53-year-old man said to be a Liverpool fan , suffered a head injury and was taken to a local hospital in a critical condition. Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has surpassed Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo to become Europe's top scorer in all competitions. (more...)
Russian Federation to provide advanced air defenses to Syria Russian Federation to provide advanced air defenses to Syria
- April 26, 2018

Russian Federation said on Wednesday that it would give the S-300 advanced missile defense systems to Syria in an effort to bolster defenses as the U.S. On April 25, Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would respond accordingly , if Damascus uses S-300 systems against Israeli Air Force. (more...)
Brewers' Eric Thames sent to 10-day disabled list Brewers' Eric Thames sent to 10-day disabled list
- April 26, 2018

Playing in 22 of the Brewers' 24 games so far, Thames has hit.250 with 7 home runs with 13 RBI. "I saw on [television] that I'll be out 6-8 weeks, so I guess that's what it is". If Ryan Braun's able to spend some time at first, then Domingo Santana can slide into regular outfield duty. As MLB.com's Adam McCalvy reports , Brewers GM David Stearns says that surgery is likely but not definite, but that he expects Thames to be back for a "significant" portion of the 2018 season. (more...)
Cong to open cards only in Dec on anti-BJP front Cong to open cards only in Dec on anti-BJP front
- April 26, 2018

A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee discredited the victory of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tripura Assembly elections, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb launched a scathing attack on former saying that she "should get her brain examined in a hospital". (more...)
Woman says neighbour among Toronto van attack victims — NewsAlert Woman says neighbour among Toronto van attack victims — NewsAlert
- April 26, 2018

Fourteen other people were hurt in a still unexplained attack that left a trail of destruction almost a mile long, north of midtown Toronto. - He may have engaged in a tense standoff with police before his arrest. "It's something that we'll take into account in this investigation", Toronto Police Detective Graham Gibson said, referring to Minassian's Facebook post before declining to speculate on a motive. (more...)
Toronto van attack: What is an 'incel'?
- April 26, 2018

CBC News has not been able to independently verify whether the Facebook post was, indeed, written by Minassian or created after that fact and meant to mislead. What is the " Incel Rebellion"? They are united by the fact that women will not have sex with them, usually attributed to shallow obsessions with looks or superficial personality, and by their hatred of "Chads" and "Stacys" , the men and women who have sex. (more...)
Pakistan, India, China, Russia to take part in SCO wargames Pakistan, India, China, Russia to take part in SCO wargames
- April 26, 2018

In her address at the SCO Council of Foreign Ministers' meeting, also attended by Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, Swaraj raised the issue of global terrorism. As two large developing countries engaged in their national modernisation, India-China relations transcend bilateral dimensions and will have bearings on regional and global context, she said. (more...)
First look of Hina Khan's short film Smart Phone revealed First look of Hina Khan's short film Smart Phone revealed
- April 26, 2018

The former Angoori Bhabhi had recently shared a porn video link on Twitter to clear the confusion around her alleged leaked MMS video. Actress Hina Khan's transformation from Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai's Akshara to herself in reality shows Khatron Ke Khiladi and Bigg Boss and now for short film Smart Phone is diverse. (more...)
$-0.01 EPS Expected for First Solar, Inc
- April 26, 2018

First Solar, Inc . has volume of 481,021 shares. About 1.13M shares traded. It has underperformed by 32.97% the S&P500. The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 3.89 and the short float is around of 8.67%. 1,164,205 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,799,058. News articles about First Solar (NASDAQ: FSLR ) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. (more...)
United States officer who shot Justine Ruszczyk Damond to claim self defence United States officer who shot Justine Ruszczyk Damond to claim self defence
- April 26, 2018

When she approached Noor's police auto in the alley he shot across his partner and out the vehicle's window, striking Ms Damond fatally. She had called 911 minutes before to report a potential sexual assault in the alley behind her home. In the past year, Damond Ruszczyk's family have campaigned repeatedly for justice and tighter police regulations. VideoHe's now been charged with the murder of Justine Damond. (more...)
UP: 11 Students Dead After School Bus Collides With Train in Kushinagar UP: 11 Students Dead After School Bus Collides With Train in Kushinagar
- April 26, 2018

There were 22 children on the bus. "An accident relief medical train from Gorakhpur has been dispatched to the site", he said. Giving details of the incident, police said that the injured have been taken to the hospital. As per reports, the accident occurred when the Tata Magic van of Divine Public School was taking the children to school. The death toll was likely to go up as few of the injured were in critical condition. (more...)
Spurs Meeting with Kawhi a Top Priority Spurs Meeting with Kawhi a Top Priority
- April 26, 2018

But Leonard sought out a second opinion, no longer trusting the Spurs , or at least some in the organization, with his health and future. Wright of ESPN.com reports that one of San Antonio's top priorities this offseason will be "an all-hands-on-deck summer meeting" with All-Star Kawhi Leonard . (more...)
Fresno State Will Not Punish Bush-Bashing Professor Randa Jarrar Fresno State Will Not Punish Bush-Bashing Professor Randa Jarrar
- April 26, 2018

A California professor who called Barbara Bush an "amazing racist" will not be disciplined, says the college. As such, she didn't violate any university policies. "Additionally, although Professor Jarrar used tenure to defend her behavior, this private action is an issue of free speech and not related to her job or tenure", Castro added. (more...)
UK Says Irish Brexit Border Answer May Not Come Until 2021 UK Says Irish Brexit Border Answer May Not Come Until 2021
- April 26, 2018

While this default option may be the EU's "opening position", he told MPs that views in Brussels were not fixed and the United Kingdom believed the whole issue of customs checks could be settled through a comprehensive trade deal. But at the moment, May, who campaigned for remain but is taking a hard-line leave stance in her negotiations, could possibly be the only person who can keep the Conservatives together as a whole party. (more...)
Toronto mourns victims of van attack Toronto mourns victims of van attack
- April 26, 2018

Canadian media cited one possible clue to his motive: a Facebook post by Minassian shortly before the incident that referenced an "incel rebellion", a shorthand used in some online message boards for "involuntary celibacy". Ms D'Amico is the fist victim to be identified. D'Amico volunteered at a Canada-based worldwide humanitarian charity called Live Different. She was an alumnus of Ryerson's Ted Rogers School of Management. (more...)
Germany's Jews urged not to wear kippahs after attacks Germany's Jews urged not to wear kippahs after attacks
- April 26, 2018

European Jewish Association Chairman Rabbi Menachem Margolin opposed the call, saying that while the situation for Europe's Jews was "challenging", removing one's kippah in public would give anti-Semites a victory and "is also liable to turn those who wear skullcaps into a provocative act and deserving of a response". (more...)
Department of Homeland Security monitors migrant caravan in Tijuana Department of Homeland Security monitors migrant caravan in Tijuana
- April 26, 2018

If they pass an initial security screening, they are granted an interview with an asylum officer, who determines if the applicant has a "credible fear" of persecution in their home country. President Donald Trump has ordered officials to repel them. (John Moore / Getty Images) Immigrants rest after eating at a soup kitchen during a pause on their journey toward the U.S. (more...)
DeRozan scores 32 points, Raptors beat Wizards in Game 5
- April 26, 2018

After Washington's Markieff Morris dunked with 4:06 left, Wright replied with a 3 and, after a missed shot by Wall, converted a layup off a pass from DeRozan to give the Raptors a 99-93 lead with 2:59 remaining. They allowed an average of 106 points in regular season play, positioning them 15th in the National Basketball Association. If the Raptors lose this game, their chances of surviving the series plummet. (more...)
Letter From The Editor: We Need To Save Student Newsrooms Letter From The Editor: We Need To Save Student Newsrooms
- April 26, 2018

Recently, the Independent Collegian , the University of Toledo's student newspaper, published a front-page editorial discussing its serious financial problems due to decreasing advertisement revenue and difficulties in paying its students. (more...)
US Foods Holding Corp (USFD) Shares Sold by Martingale Asset Management LP
- April 26, 2018

Neuberger Berman Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of US Foods by 4.2% during the 3rd quarter. Finally, Stevens Capital Management LP boosted its position in shares of US Foods Holding Corp by 15.0% in the first quarter. Also, CEO Pietro Satriano sold 163,284 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.04, for a total transaction of $5,394,903.36. (more...)
CMS Seeks Overhaul Of Meaningful Use In 2019 Inpatient Hospital Rule CMS Seeks Overhaul Of Meaningful Use In 2019 Inpatient Hospital Rule
- April 26, 2018

This latest announcement marks the first major action by CMS since the new Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) Director Adam Boehler took over, which was spurred by the need for groundbreaking ideas in provider contracting, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said in a CMS press statement . (more...)
Damn. Kendrick Lamar coming to Dunedin Damn. Kendrick Lamar coming to Dunedin
- April 26, 2018

Lamar's most recent album DAMN . was a critical and commercial success topping the charts in the United States and Canada while reaching number two in Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. (more...)
Royal baby name announcement IMMINENT as Wills drops huge hint Royal baby name announcement IMMINENT as Wills drops huge hint
- April 26, 2018

Kate , 36, was taken to the hospital early yesterday, Kensington Palace tweeted earlier. Chicago Tribune reports that Arthur and James are among the favorites . Yet at times parenthood comes to feel like one long process of being invited to defend and explain choices that aren't really anybody else's business. (more...)

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