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PD: Pedestrian killed, motorcyclist injured following crash in Phoenix PD: Pedestrian killed, motorcyclist injured following crash in Phoenix
- April 29, 2018

Police say motorcyclist Eric Dalton, 45, has died after an accident with a auto driven by Charles Whitfield, 49. About 7:10 a.m., police responded to northbound US 29 near Lakeview Cemetery for a reported wreck. (more...)
Board to meet on Friday to evaluate binding bids: Fortis Board to meet on Friday to evaluate binding bids: Fortis
- April 29, 2018

Manipal also said that it did not have any objection to a subsequent merger of Fortis with SRL, provided all pending investigations into Fortis and other entities were completed without any adverse implications, including any reputational damage. (more...)
Korea to rejoin South's time zone in conciliatory gesture Korea to rejoin South's time zone in conciliatory gesture
- April 29, 2018

South Korea has said that the denuclearisation decision is very important. He said that besides talking to South Korea's Moon Jae-in, he has updated Japanese PM Shinzo Abe about "the ongoing negotiations". Suh, who personally helped arrange two previous inter-Korean summits in 2000 and 2007, is viewed as the country's top expert on North Korea. Interested in North Korea? He said the European Union "sounds so nice" but it was "formed to take advantage of the United States ". (more...)
Philippines' Duterte says Kuwait work ban 'permanent' Philippines' Duterte says Kuwait work ban 'permanent'
- April 29, 2018

Following the Demafelis case, Duterte imposed a ban on sending workers to Kuwait. The announcement came after Kuwait summoned the Philippines ambassador over a viral video showing embassy staff helping Filipinos flee from allegedly abusive employers in Kuwait. (more...)
12 killed as van rams truck in UP 12 killed as van rams truck in UP
- April 29, 2018

Seventeen people were in the mini van when the accident took place on National Highway-24. While nine people died on the spot, seven others were critically injured. Efforts were underway to identify the deceased. Police have registered a case and ordered investigations to ascertain reasons behind the accident. (more...)
Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino is engaged Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino is engaged
- April 29, 2018

Before the final season of Jersey Shore , Sorrentino went to rehab and admitted he had a pill addiction. This is the situation: Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Lauren Pesce can not wait to become Mr. Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni "JWoww" Farley, Pauly "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio and Ronnie Ortiz-Magro were all quick to share in the happy moment. The couple met in college and began dating four years before he joined Jersey Shore in 2009. (more...)
'Iran has not asked for Russian help over U.S. sanctions' 'Iran has not asked for Russian help over U.S. sanctions'
- April 29, 2018

With the new deal, there is a greater hope that North Korea will no longer be a conduit for the transfer of technology to develop nuclear systems, meaning that Iran's development program will be stymied, Katz said. "Iranians don't have to be in Syria". "Every outpost in which we see Iran positioning militarily in Syria, we will destroy, and we will not allow this no matter what the price", he added. (more...)
George HW Bush To Spend This Weekend In The Hospital George HW Bush To Spend This Weekend In The Hospital
- April 29, 2018

McGrath says the president continues to regain his strength and "is in excellent spirits, and is looking forward to resuming his schedule and going to ME next month". The former first lady died at 92 at her home in Houston on April 17. Democratic Party members in Lubbock , Texas , have been getting blasted on Facebook for cropping First Lady Melania Trump out of a now-viral picture from Barbara Bush's funeral . (more...)
Judd: Migrants in Caravan to US-Mexico Border 'Don't Respect Our Laws' Judd: Migrants in Caravan to US-Mexico Border 'Don't Respect Our Laws'
- April 29, 2018

The lawyers gave information about the US asylum process while the children of the mostly female migrants played. The lawyers advised which cases had higher chances of passing the "credible fear" test required to enter the long and often hard USA asylum process, said immigrant rights organization Al Otro Lado, Spanish for On the Other Side. (more...)
Hard to find truth in Modi's words: Rahul Hard to find truth in Modi's words: Rahul
- April 29, 2018

Taking a dig at Rahul, Shah said he hoped the Congress chief would apologise to the nation for his party's efforts to trample over every possible institution in the country just because of its "power hungry" nature. Sounding the poll bugle, Gandhi said only the Congress Party can support the farmers of India and protect their interests. A confident Rahul Gandhi on Sunday claimed that the Congress party will not only win the upcoming Karnataka Legislative Assembly Elections but will also ... (more...)
China, India agree to oppose trade protectionism, support free trade China, India agree to oppose trade protectionism, support free trade
- April 29, 2018

India's Ambassador to China Gautam Bambawale, in a March interview with the Hong Kong-based daily South China Morning Post , had said that if the CPEC meets the norms of an global programme, then New Delhi has no problem. He said both sides agreed to provide "strategic guidance" to their respective militaries to build understanding and strengthen communication. While Mr Modi threw in the invitation for the next summit in India, Mr Xi said that he expected to meet with the Indian leader ... (more...)
Fiji get off to winning start at Singapore Sevens Fiji get off to winning start at Singapore Sevens
- April 29, 2018

Commonwealth champions New Zealand made a stellar start, beating Wales 32-7, but were taken down by archrivals Australia 19-12 in their second match of the day. Kenyans opened the tournament with a slim 19-28 loss to England before going on a two game winning streak, which saw them beat France 34-0 before humbling U.S. (more...)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails Indian athletes in 43rd Mann ki Baat Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails Indian athletes in 43rd Mann ki Baat
- April 29, 2018

Till then watch the highlights of PM Modi's last " Mann Ki Baat " address. "Let us think about ways to make the fourth Yoga Day memorable", he said. PM appreciates noted film personality Akshay Kumar for his contribution to the Fit India movement. (more...)
Trump threatens shutdown if no funding is approved for wall Trump threatens shutdown if no funding is approved for wall
- April 29, 2018

Trump leveled his anger at Democratic congressional leaders Nancy Pelosi of California, and Chuck Schumer of NY as well as Michigan voters for sending Michigan Democratic Sen. The president also touched on trade and the auto industry - something of particular significance to Michigan- noting China and the European Union will no longer take advantage of the U.S. (more...)
Police identified all 10 people killed in Toronto van attack Police identified all 10 people killed in Toronto van attack
- April 29, 2018

Andrea Bradden, 33, of Woodbridge, Ont. Sohe Chung, 22, of Toronto . Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Forsyth, 94, of Toronto . Chul Min "Eddie" Kang was an employee at a Copacabana Brazilian Steakhouses restaurant in Toronto whose death was confirmed by the company. (more...)
Murder suspect Riess turned over to Florida authorities Murder suspect Riess turned over to Florida authorities
- April 29, 2018

A video shows the moment the woman dubbed "Killer Grandmother" was arrested at a restaurant in South Padre Island. Investigators say they believe Lois Riess killed the Florida woman to assume her identity. A search of her hotel room after her arrest also produced two handguns. Riess is charged in Florida with second-degree murder, grand theft, grand theft of a motor vehicle and criminal use of personal identification information. (more...)
How Juventus downed Inter for crucial title edge How Juventus downed Inter for crucial title edge
- April 29, 2018

The Bianconeri were heading for back-to-back defeats after Inter recovered from a goal down, despite losing Matias Vecino to a red card, only for Gonzalo Higuain to add to Milan Skriniar's own goal late on. Juve were looking for a return to winning ways after they suffered a 1-0 loss to second place Napoli last weekend. Cuadrado's shot from an acute angle found the back of the net in the 87th minute, and Higuain broke free shortly after to head in a free-kick. (more...)
Turkey's ex-president Gül rules out running for presidency Turkey's ex-president Gül rules out running for presidency
- April 29, 2018

The election will be conducted under emergency rule, imposed following a failed 2016 coup. A victory for the leader of the ruling AK Party would mean extended powers as president for Erdogan based on amendments to Turkey's constitution which was approved by voters in a referendum past year. (more...)
USA urges Europeans to impose sanctions on Iran missile program
- April 29, 2018

In January, Trump waived U.S. sanctions against Iran but warned that it was the "last time" he would be doing so if the Iranian nuclear deal's "terrible flaws" are not fixed. It was great to have the French president here for an official state visit celebrating the very long connections between France and the United States. (more...)
Canes win draft lottery, move to number two pick Canes win draft lottery, move to number two pick
- April 29, 2018

The last time the Habs selected inside the Top 3 was back in 2012, when general manager Marc Bergevin made Alex Galchenyuk his first-ever pick after being named Habs GM that May, plucking the American sniper from the crowd at No. Swedish defenceman Rasmus Dahlin is regarded as the top-rated prospect and is listed first among European skaters in the final NHL Central Scouting Bureau's final rankings. (more...)
Taylor Morrison (TMHC) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds
- April 29, 2018

Among 13 analysts covering Taylor Morrison Home Corporation (NYSE:TMHC), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its stake in Taylor Morrison by 13.0% in the third quarter. Hap Trading Ltd reported 98,927 shares stake. Verition Fund Mgmt Ltd Llc accumulated 11,545 shs. Martingale Asset Mngmt LP owns 132,966 shares or 0.04% of their U.S. (more...)
UP Board 2018 Result UP Board 2018 Result
- April 29, 2018

Around 67 lakh students have enrolled for the exams this year of which around 37 lakh are for Class 10th and 30 lakh for Class 12. A year ago the 2017 UP board exam results were declared on June 9. However, for all the students who worked hard for the exam throughout the year, it's a big day tomorrow. The UP Board was set up in the year 1921 at Allahabad by an act of United Provinces Legislative Council. (more...)
The 2018 White House Correspondents' Dinner The 2018 White House Correspondents' Dinner
- April 29, 2018

Trump has been urging voters to support Republicans for Congress as a way of advancing his agenda. Debbie Stabenow of MI as one of the Democrats who needed to be voted out. Last year, Trump mocked the annual Washington gathering of reporters as "boring" during a rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. "Why would I want to be stuck in a room with a bunch of fake news liberals who hate me?" "If you do smile, they will say what was he smiling about". (more...)
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Saudi FM in Riyadh US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Saudi FM in Riyadh
- April 29, 2018

According to a senior State Department official who briefed reporters this week, the main focus of the meeting will be discussions about "increased burden sharing". Despite unconstitutional attacks on Pompeo's faith from some Democratic committee members, the Senate gave its approval on Thursday to the man President Trump has picked to lead the USA diplomatic corps. (more...)
'I Genuinely Do Not Believe I Wrote Those Hateful Things' 'I Genuinely Do Not Believe I Wrote Those Hateful Things'
- April 29, 2018

In her apology , Reid stated that while she still does not believe she wrote the posts in question, she is "truly sorry" for being "dumb or cruel or hurtful" in the past. MSNBC host Joy Reid apologized over the weekend for writing blog posts that were criticized as anti-gay. See the response to Reid's apology below. (more...)
Day of Mourning ceremony at St. Andrew Square Day of Mourning ceremony at St. Andrew Square
- April 29, 2018

The National Day of Mourning was first held in 1991 to recognize the victims of the the devastating Westray coal mine explosion. The event will wrap up with a piper-led honour guard procession and the placing of roses as a gesture of remembrance. (more...)
The Simpsons' Hank Azaria Offers To Stop Voicing Apu Amid Controversy The Simpsons' Hank Azaria Offers To Stop Voicing Apu Amid Controversy
- April 29, 2018

The reason cited was that the character portryaed a negative, stereotypical outlook of South Asians. Apu (pictured left) from The Simpsons and the actor that voices the character Hank Azaria (pictured right). Azaria, an actor known his affability who has voiced more than 20 voices on " The Simpsons " over the years, told Colbert that he has become more aware over the past years that his character offends some viewers. (more...)
APC announces new dates for congresses, moves convention to June APC announces new dates for congresses, moves convention to June
- April 29, 2018

Produce a new leadership for the party to a yet to be announced date, but which the party says will be in July. Abdullahi had earlier explained that some APC Governors asked for a review of the timetable because of Ramadan, which ... "The observation was that the timetable as now constituted was determined because of the Ramadan". "The observation was that the timetable as it is now constituted or composed was determined because of the Ramadan and we want to be sensitive to the feelings of ... (more...)
UN Security Council puts spotlight on Rohingya refugee crisis UN Security Council puts spotlight on Rohingya refugee crisis
- April 29, 2018

The world's initial silence on the Rohingya crisis allowed for Myanmar to continue its ethnic cleansing operations, but, it has now become impossible to not acknowledge the ruthlessness with which the Myanmar army has treated the Rohingya in Rakhine, from where they were purposefully evicted with force. (more...)
How police used a genealogy website to catch the 'Golden State Killer' How police used a genealogy website to catch the 'Golden State Killer'
- April 29, 2018

On Wednesday, police apprehended a man they suspect to be the Golden State Killer , a serial killer and rapist who terrorized California communities in the 1970s and 1980s. Joseph James DeAngelo , 72, was shackled to the chair with handcuffs as he confirmed his name but did not enter a plea. By exploring family trees, investigators were led to DeAngelo via his distant relatives. (more...)

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