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Protests held across Spain after five men cleared for Pamplona gang rape Protests held across Spain after five men cleared for Pamplona gang rape
- April 27, 2018

The men include a former police officer and former solider. The court announced it found the men guilty of sex abuse but not sexual aggression, in which violence must be seen. They also argued that the woman did not try to defend herself, against all five men. Her phone was then stolen. The so-called "Wolf Pack" case had already sparked widespread anger around Spain following concern over increased reports of sex attacks at the annual festival and over the mistreatment of women in general. (more...)
Congress calls Rahul Gandhi's aircraft glitch possible 'foul play' Congress calls Rahul Gandhi's aircraft glitch possible 'foul play'
- April 27, 2018

The complaint that names the two pilots was filed by KPCC General Secretary Shakir Sanadi, she said. "It was apparent from the suspicious and faulty performance of the aircraft that the incidents of shuddering and altitude dipping were not natural or weather related, but were due to some technical snags ", he said. (more...)
Memorial to Lynching Victims Opens in Alabama Memorial to Lynching Victims Opens in Alabama
- April 27, 2018

Engraved on the columns are also the more than 4,000 names of people who where lynched. Each jar is labeled with a name, area, and date with some from Madison, Morgan and Colbert counties among others from north Alabama . Almost every staff member is a lawyer with clients in the prison system, and they have continued to work a full schedule of legal defense work even as they compiled the names of the lynched and planned the memorial. (more...)
German Chancellor Merkel to hold talks with US President this week German Chancellor Merkel to hold talks with US President this week
- April 27, 2018

Yet the pair seem to have found a certain respect for each other, ever since Mr Macron gave Mr Trump a knuckle-crunching handshake when they first met a year ago. His visit to the U.S. this week has been a charm offensive peppered with handshakes and kisses between the two leaders to pronounce their warm relations. (more...)
Senators call for Buhari's impeachment Senators call for Buhari's impeachment
- April 27, 2018

The call for the impeachment was cited in a motion raised by a Senator representing Delta south Mathew Uroghide and seconded by Senator Chukwuma Utazi. Click any of these buttons below! But other lawmakers, mainly those of the opposition PDP insisted that the House could not discuss a matter that had been laid to rest by the president via his approval. (more...)
Paul Ryan forces out House priest because he 'aligned with Democrats' Paul Ryan forces out House priest because he 'aligned with Democrats'
- April 27, 2018

Gerry Connolly blames "anti-Catholic sentiment" for the ouster, though Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong says the speaker is a proud Catholic and the charge is "false and outrageous". Ryan has not given a reason for firing Conroy, but the chaplain has expressed skepticism about some GOP legislation. He has returned to OR for frequent visits, giving homilies at Jesuit High School Masses and leading "pub theology" events for adults. (more...)
Electric vehicle race on at Beijing auto show Electric vehicle race on at Beijing auto show
- April 27, 2018

General Motors displayed five all-electric models on Wednesday including a concept Buick SUV it says can go 600km on one charge. But with younger Chinese buyers fuelling the growth of SUVs and the government pushing auto firms into producing electric vehicles, the machinery on show in Beijing highlights the future direction of much of the industry. (more...)
Haftar returns to Bengasi after Paris medical treatment Haftar returns to Bengasi after Paris medical treatment
- April 27, 2018

Haftar, 75, smiled as he stepped off a late afternoon flight from Cairo. "I am well, I am in good health ... the army is as stable as our green mountains, no wind can shake it" said Haftar in a short speech at the airport. He is opposed to the United Nations-backed transitional government in Tripoli. A representative of his Libyan National Army (LNA) said that on his return, Haftar would take part in celebrations marking the anniversary of his "Karama" (Dignity) campaign, the military ... (more...)
Bayern's Boateng sidelined with adductor muscle injury Bayern's Boateng sidelined with adductor muscle injury
- April 27, 2018

A report in Sport Bild indicates the former Manchester City defender will be out of action for between four and six weeks - ruling him out for the rest of the campaign. Boateng wrote on Insta: Now it's time to fight to be there in Russian Federation. The injury makes Boateng a major doubt for the return encounter at the Santiago Bernabeu and could also become a concern for Germany boss Joachim Low ahead of the World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
Senate committee backs bill to protect special counsel Mueller in bipartisan vote Senate committee backs bill to protect special counsel Mueller in bipartisan vote
- April 27, 2018

Republican Sens. Chuck Grassley , Jeff Flake , Lindsey Graham and Thom Tillis voted for the bill , along with every Democrat on the committee. The measure would give any special counsel a 10-day window to seek an expedited judicial review of his or her firing. (more...)
Panthers select WR DJ Moore from Maryland in first round Panthers select WR DJ Moore from Maryland in first round
- April 27, 2018

He joins what is becoming a crowded wide receivers room in Carolina. Moore was the Big 10 Receiver of the Year in 2017 after a thousand yard season with 8 TD. He is fourth in career touchdown receptions (17), fifth in career catches (146) and sixth in career receiving yards (2,027). He could also contribute right away as a returner. (more...)
N Korea's Kim Jong-un crosses into South Korea for historic talks N Korea's Kim Jong-un crosses into South Korea for historic talks
- April 27, 2018

Kim returned to the North in a black limousine with bodyguards surrounding the vehicle as it made its way across the border. Just months ago, Mr Trump and Mr Kim were trading threats and insults as North Korea's rapid advances in pursuit of nuclear-armed missiles capable of hitting the United States raised fears of a fresh conflict on the Korean peninsula. (more...)
Toyota to Add 400 Jobs at Mississippi Plant Toyota to Add 400 Jobs at Mississippi Plant
- April 27, 2018

Two hybrid models have come to the fore as the PHEV versions of the Corolla and Levin debuted at the motoring exhibition. In related news, Toyota said it is working with its Chinese partners to build a local production base for key components used in the company's electrified models. (more...)
Please have a heart, migrants tell trump Please have a heart, migrants tell trump
- April 27, 2018

Some 2,300 miles across the United States in Washington, D.C., Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray met with Homeland Security chief Nielsen to discuss Central American migration, the Mexican ministry said in a statement . Anyone seeking asylum may be detained while their claims are processed, DHS said. KPBS has documented several cases of family separation. The Trump administration, with its openly aggressive agenda toward immigrants as a whole, is taking an even harder line ... (more...)
Canadian Argument Reportedly Wakes Up NAFTA Talks Canadian Argument Reportedly Wakes Up NAFTA Talks
- April 27, 2018

Complicating matters, the Trump administration has threatened to impose sanctions on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum on May 1 if not enough progress has been made on NAFTA. Setting "very stringent" rules of origin "with the goal of bringing manufacturing back to the United States and the NAFTA region could have the opposite effect if the content targets are set too high, or the rules are too onerous", the study says. (more...)
Donald Trump didn't get Melania a gift for her 48th birthday Donald Trump didn't get Melania a gift for her 48th birthday
- April 27, 2018

Find out what it is in the clip above. "Well I better not get into that, because I may get in trouble", he said . 'You know I'm very busy to be running out looking for a present'. And she did a fantastic job with France. 'Every detail was done to perfection. "The State Dining Room never looked more handsome, and Washington is abuzz over what an incredible job Melania did". (more...)
Kim Jong Un bringing own toilet to Koreas summit Kim Jong Un bringing own toilet to Koreas summit
- April 27, 2018

Two fifth-grade students from the Daesongdong Elementary School, the only South Korean school within the DMZ , greeted the leaders and gave the Kim flowers. North Korea normally expresses anger toward defectors and often accuses South Korea of abducting or enticing its citizens to defect. He served in the South Korean special forces (all men are required to complete military service) in the 1970s and later became a human rights lawyer. (more...)
En medio de escándalos dimite Cristina Cifuentes, presidenta de Madrid En medio de escándalos dimite Cristina Cifuentes, presidenta de Madrid
- April 27, 2018

Sin embargo, este no es el único escándalo que salpica a Cifuente, desde hace un mes la presidenta de la comunidad de Madrid estaba en todos los medios después de que un diario digital publicara las irregularidades de su máster en la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos . (more...)
Jets, Bills finally appear to have franchise QB in making Jets, Bills finally appear to have franchise QB in making
- April 27, 2018

By the numbers: Ward was a consensus All-America with 15 passes broken up and two interceptions. Those who compare him on the field to Manziel do not do his play justice; Mayfield plays the position well. It drew a combined television audience of 9.2 million viewers to opening-night broadcasts on ESPN and NFL Network. With quality coaching, training, and mentoring by the veterans above him on the depth chart, Darnold will undoubtedly be ready to begin a new era under center for the ... (more...)
PM Modi receives warm welcome by Indian community in China PM Modi receives warm welcome by Indian community in China
- April 27, 2018

India's inclination to be the part of Quad - an emerging bloc of the US, Japan and Australia apparently to counter China in the Indo-Pacific - worries Beijing. India protested about CPEC as it is being laid through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) disregarding India's sovereignty concerns. The BRI's flagship project, the United States dollars 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), has become a major stumbling block for the bilateral ties. (more...)
Night Of Glitz & Glam As Trump Hosts First State Dinner As President Night Of Glitz & Glam As Trump Hosts First State Dinner As President
- April 27, 2018

President Trump hosted his first state dinner since taking office with the leader of America's oldest ally. He also expressed confidence that U.S. The question being discussed within the administration, and between the USA and its European allies, he said, is "whether we can fix it enough to stay in it or if the president is going to decide to withdraw from it". (more...)
Finance Minister outlines pipeline protections ahead of BC court reference
- April 27, 2018

Premier John Horgan said the reference case is aimed at protecting the province's coastline and economy from the harms of an oil spill. "The comments and proposed legislation put forward by the province of B.C. If the company drops out altogether, both Alberta and the Canadian government have suggested they have considered becoming key investors in the project. (more...)
Trump says he's been too busy to get Melania a birthday present Trump says he's been too busy to get Melania a birthday present
- April 27, 2018

At the beginning of the interview, Trump even suggested that the Fox News appearance itself might be considered a gift. "I don't watch them at all", Trump said. Similar drama unfolded during the president's first trip to the Middle East last May, when Melania Trump swatted his hand away on a Tel Aviv tarmac in full view of cameras. (more...)
OPCW inspects second Douma site for alleged chemical attack evidence OPCW inspects second Douma site for alleged chemical attack evidence
- April 27, 2018

The chemical weapon inspectors visited Syrian capital Damascus' eastern district of Douma on Wednesday, marking their second visit to the site since arriving in Syria on April 14. The attacks occurred on April 7, so two weeks elapsed before the first site was examined by the inspectors, and 18 days before the second was visited. (more...)
Senate Ethics Committee admonishes Menendez for improper gifts Senate Ethics Committee admonishes Menendez for improper gifts
- April 27, 2018

The Ethics Committee, with three Democratic senators and three Republican ones told Menendez to pay for all the remaining improper gifts from Melgin that he had not already been reimbursed. The committee, in a letter to Menendez, said that the senator advanced Melgen's "personal and business interests" while accepting those gifts. The last New Jersey senator to face such public reprimand from the Ethics Committee was Robert Torricelli, a Democrat who ended his 2002 reelection bid shortly ... (more...)
'Overjoyed' Scottish Tory Ruth Davidson is expecting a baby 'Overjoyed' Scottish Tory Ruth Davidson is expecting a baby
- April 27, 2018

In the message, the politician goes on to say that she remains committed to her constituents, and that she is "simply doing what thousands of working women do every year: having a child, taking some time off and then returning to work soon after". (more...)
Prince William Drops Hints About the New Royal Baby's Name Prince William Drops Hints About the New Royal Baby's Name
- April 27, 2018

In honour of Prince George's little brother, the company has launched a limited edition royal-themed range, including robes, towels, pyjamas, high-top trainers and a rocking chair, all with the "regal touch of a crown". Asked how the duchess and the baby were, the duke replied: "They're very well thanks". So, royal.uk/prince-harry brings up a page devoted to the life and work of Prince Harry and royal.uk/the-duke-of-cambridge does the same for Prince William . (more...)
Broward sheriff speaks about no-confidence vote after ceremony for fallen heroes Broward sheriff speaks about no-confidence vote after ceremony for fallen heroes
- April 27, 2018

The Broward Sheriff's Office Deputies Association initiated the vote last Friday, citing crushed morale amid national criticism of how the agency handled its response to the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . (more...)
7 new ministers to take oath tomorrow in Assam 7 new ministers to take oath tomorrow in Assam
- April 27, 2018

The much awaited expansion has caused heartburn among a section of BJP leader. Speaking to media persons, the BJP MLA from Dibrugarh, Prashanta Phukan expressed his dissatisfaction over not being given a ministerial berth . Actress-turned-politician, Angoorlata Deka, whose name was doing the rounds but eventually not picked, said she had no regrets. The state's Finance, Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said some senior MLAs were ignored in order to fulfil regional ... (more...)
Patrons visit Waffle House to support shooting survivors Patrons visit Waffle House to support shooting survivors
- April 27, 2018

Sanderlin and diners Joe R. Perez, Akilah DaSilva, and DeEbony Groves - all of whom were in their 20s. Meantime, the Antioch, Tennessee, restaurant has pledged to donate all its proceeds for the next month to the families of the deceased and living victims. (more...)

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