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Catalan parliament defends Puigdemont, denounces Spain's 'shift to authoritarianism' Catalan parliament defends Puigdemont, denounces Spain's 'shift to authoritarianism'
- March 31, 2018

Carles Puigdemont spoke from somewhere in Brussels, where he fled to avoid arrest in Spain. "That is insane. What is necessary to do is to elect a person, who is in Spain, who is not in prison, who has no problems with justice and respects the law", Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy told the Telecinco broadcaster. (more...)
Google Doodle celebrates the 153rd birthday anniversary of Anandi Gopal Joshi Google Doodle celebrates the 153rd birthday anniversary of Anandi Gopal Joshi
- March 31, 2018

Joshi had dreams of starting a medical college for women in India. She was renamed Anandi after her marriage. Her better half, however, encouraged her to continue her education . And the girl later on became the first Indian women to qualify as a doctor. Anandi's work received praise from Kesari editor Lokmanya Tilak and even Queen Victoria sent her a congratulatory message. (more...)
Christians walk 20 miles for annual Good Friday Walk Christians walk 20 miles for annual Good Friday Walk
- March 31, 2018

Following this, his body was taken down from the cross, and buried in a cave and huge rock was put over the entrance and guards were deployed so that no one could steal the body. "I come back every year because I enjoy it". Sunday at St. Michael's will be celebrated as Resurrection Sunday, and will conclude with a vigil at the church on Sunday night, as a celebration of Jesus' resurrection from death. (more...)
India, Japan vow to fight terror, boost economic development India, Japan vow to fight terror, boost economic development
- March 31, 2018

It was reported that the two sides will be reviewing all bi-lateral aspects and will also give importance to the new areas of convergence of both the countries. She spoke about the ease of doing business in India. Sushma Swaraj also said that both sides emphasised the need for concerted global action to deal with other common challenges such as climate change. (more...)
Suspect arrested in connection with attempted kidnapping in Opleousas Suspect arrested in connection with attempted kidnapping in Opleousas
- March 31, 2018

Trooper Rob Austin identified Decoursey as the suspect, who police said fled on foot then took off in a 1997 white Chevrolet pickup truck with license plate 2070GH. An officer tried to tase him, but was unsuccessful. "I just ask for everybody's support". John Hardin, Bluegrass Middle School and New Highland Elementary School were placed on lockdown, but school officials said no students were in danger during the shooting. (more...)
Christopher Nolan arrived in Mumbai to attend a Film Event Christopher Nolan arrived in Mumbai to attend a Film Event
- March 31, 2018

After starting is Makkal Needhi Mayyam, Kamal Haasan has become a full time politician as he keeps himself busy meeting the people at various parts of the state and also giving press conferences and spelling out his views on various political issues. (more...)
All eyes on Theresa May's Brexit speech amid friction over Irish border All eyes on Theresa May's Brexit speech amid friction over Irish border
- March 31, 2018

Britain's vote to leave the EU has undermined one of the pillars of a 1998 settlement that ended decades of violence in Northern Ireland between mostly Catholic Irish nationalists and Protestant unionists favoring continued union with Britain. (more...)
Joel Embiid Diagnosed With a Concussion, Will Undergo Surgery For Orbital Fracture Joel Embiid Diagnosed With a Concussion, Will Undergo Surgery For Orbital Fracture
- March 31, 2018

Joel Embiid has been diagnosed with a concussion and was placed in the NBA's concussion protocol after a collision with teammate Markelle Fultz in the second quarter of Wednesday night's game against the New York Knicks . He drained a pair of 3-pointers and dunked the ball to put the Jazz back in front 80-74. In Cleveland, Le Bron James broke Michael Jordan's National Basketball Association record by scoring at least 10 points in his 867th straight regular-season game as the Cavs ... (more...)
Churches set to celebrate Easter, Jesus' resurrection Churches set to celebrate Easter, Jesus' resurrection
- March 31, 2018

The disappearance of Jesus' body and His subsequent appearances were not the result of human trickery and deception. As always when I write about religion, I emphasize the importance of ecumenical and inter-faith aspects. May our words of celebration at the resurrection of our Savior be echoed by how we celebrate it in our churches, homes and families on the days preceding and following " Resurrection Sunday ". (more...)
Israel's PM, Netanyahu, Hospitalised With High Fever Israel's PM, Netanyahu, Hospitalised With High Fever
- March 31, 2018

In a tweet, Netanyahu said that he was released and would be taking some time to rest. Doctors recommended rest and medicine for the Prime Minister, officials said. There are speculations that the various graft probes are beginning to weigh down on the leader who has served as Israel's prime minister for 12 years. (more...)
Forecast: Sunny, warm today in the Omaha area; cooler on the weekend Forecast: Sunny, warm today in the Omaha area; cooler on the weekend
- March 31, 2018

However, it will become cloudy with rain and snow showers across northwest New Jersey, the Lehigh Valley and southern Poconos on Saturday night . Sunday night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. However, showers will roll in during the night, with rain possibly mixing with snow after 11 p.m. Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers. (more...)
Internet praises mom for teaching 'entitled' son a lesson at Goodwill Internet praises mom for teaching 'entitled' son a lesson at Goodwill
- March 31, 2018

Cierra Brittany Forey posted a photo of her son inside a Goodwill store Sunday morning. As punishment for his behavior, Forney took her son to a local Goodwill shop, where he was told to spend $20 of his own money on clothing to wear to school for a week. (more...)
Mississippi State headed to women's title game Mississippi State headed to women's title game
- March 31, 2018

The Bulldogs will face either UConn or Notre Dame Sunday in the National Championship game. Teaira McCowan set a record for rebounds in a NCAA Tournament, along with rebounds in a Final Four game. Louisville is a top seeded team as well, just as the Bulldogs are. The Bulldogs' lone finals appearance came last season versus SC. Among those victories was a 95-90 overtime triumph - thanks in large part to 47 points from star guard Asia Durr - over then-No. (more...)
India backs Kabul's peace offer
- March 31, 2018

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has welcomed the Afghan government's renewed call for "unconditional" peace talks with the Taliban and urged all parties involved to engage at earliest time to find negotiated settlement, the newspaper Afghanistan Time reported citing UNAMAS's statement on Thursday. (more...)
Asansol Violence: Imam, who lost his son in riots, appeals for peace Asansol Violence: Imam, who lost his son in riots, appeals for peace
- March 31, 2018

State chief Dilip Ghosh had set the tone of the Ram Navami mobilisations by stating that he will defy the police and take out armed rallies. I don't want any more families to lose their loved ones. The BJP would continue with its agenda but the chief minister's reputation is at stake now, said Qadri, who had met Governor Satya Pal Mallik earlier this week and submitted a memorandum on the Aurangabad riots. (more...)
Satav replaces Gehlot as Congress in-charge of Gujarat Satav replaces Gehlot as Congress in-charge of Gujarat
- March 31, 2018

Rajeev Satav, president of the Youth Congress, has been given charge of Gujarat , where the party, along with some independents, recently stalled the ruling BJP from touching the 100 seat mark in the state assembly elections . Even before he took over as party chief, he had signalled his intent to give greater responsibility to younger leaders. Rahul also appointed Lalji Desai as the chief organiser of the All India Congress Seva Dal, replacing Mahendra Joshi. (more...)
ACLU of Ohio Sues State for Prohibiting Gender Changes on Birth Certificates ACLU of Ohio Sues State for Prohibiting Gender Changes on Birth Certificates
- March 31, 2018

The complaint names Ohio Department of Health Director Lance Himes as a defendant, as well as the director and state registrar of the Ohio Office of Vital Statistics. "Basically, what I want is to just have my birth certificate in my hand that says the right gender", he said. Their action comes just weeks after a federal judge ruled Idaho's bar against changing one's sex on a birth certificate violated equal protections guaranteed by the U.S. (more...)
'Sick' Miguna stranded in Dubai 'Sick' Miguna stranded in Dubai
- March 31, 2018

Miguna said in his Facebook post earlier today that he expected to be back in Kenya by Friday at the latest, but between his questionable health and government officials who appear to be completely comfortable ignoring court orders, there's no telling how long he will have to wait before returning to his home country. (more...)
Team Fiji departs for the Gold Coast Team Fiji departs for the Gold Coast
- March 31, 2018

With just five days until the Games, the Victorian golden girl is eager to earn another place on the podium four years after gold in Glasgow. "He's been up for BBC's Sports Personality of the Year a couple of times now". Reports had it that he might have been lured away by oil-rich nation, Qatar. We're one of the nations here which really celebrates our culture so that was pretty special for me. (more...)
Netanyahu discharged from hospital after undergoing series of tests Netanyahu discharged from hospital after undergoing series of tests
- March 31, 2018

Berkowitz, estimates that the prime minister did not complete the period of rest required for recovery from his illness two weeks ago, and therefore the symptoms worsened", a statement from the prime minister's office read . As Israel approaches the 70th anniversary of its declaration of independence on May 14, its relationship with the Palestinians is far from resolved. (more...)
Trump's EPA expected to roll back auto gas mileage standards Trump's EPA expected to roll back auto gas mileage standards
- March 31, 2018

An ethics lawyer at EPA, Justina Fugh, told The Associated Press that Pruitt's rental agreement allowed him to pay only for nights he occupied the room, totaling about $6,000 in payments over the term of the lease. Between May and August 2017, Pruitt interned at the office of White House counsel Don McGahn, according to her LinkedIn page. McKenna Pruitt reportedly stayed with her father at the $50-a-night condo he rented from the wife of a top energy lobbyist, ABC reported Friday. (more...)
Woman found dead on the east side identified Woman found dead on the east side identified
- March 31, 2018

He expressed worry over rising cases of women visiting the hospital and lying that they were pregnant. Gloucester Crown Court heard that the 42-year-old Turbinca had been drinking after rowing with his wife about the amount of money he was sending back to Romania. (more...)
Facebook announce new privacy settings in response to #DeleteFacebook backlash Facebook announce new privacy settings in response to #DeleteFacebook backlash
- March 31, 2018

The decision to shut down Partner Categories, instead, aims to be part of a larger effort to clean up practices at Facebook that may have the potential for data leaks. However, according to Channel 4 reports , a cache of data dating back to the 2014 survey results collected by Kogan, is still out in the wild and it "details 136,000 individuals in the USA state of Colorado, along with each person's personality and psychological profile". (more...)
Agent delighted with progress of Juventus defender De Sciglio, AC Milan's Cutrone Agent delighted with progress of Juventus defender De Sciglio, AC Milan's Cutrone
- March 31, 2018

AC Milan started off this past season very slowly but they have picked things up after the hiring of Milan legend Rino Gattuso. "The match against Milan is very important, we have big objectives that we want to achieve and it will be a very hard game". (more...)
NBA Player's Half-Brother Hospitalized After Being Shot Multiple Times
- March 31, 2018

Police said Lillard had been shot multiple times and was found just inside the front entrance of the Macy's Home Store, on the ground near a bed display. Jahrell Lillard remained hospitalized as of 11:30 a.m. Friday and his condition is unknown. According to the sheriff's office, Jahrell Lillard told deputies two African American men shot him in the parking lot as he was walking to his vehicle. (more...)
Officer who shot Alton Sterling fired from force Officer who shot Alton Sterling fired from force
- March 31, 2018

Officer Howie Lake was given the suspension. Now that the decision regarding the officers' employment at the department has been made and the investigation concluded, healing can begin, Paul said, adding that the "cloud" of Sterling's death had been hanging over the community for "too long". (more...)
France's Macron meets with Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters: Elysee France's Macron meets with Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters: Elysee
- March 31, 2018

His comment came after French Pesident Emmanuel Macron met members of the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) including the YPG in Paris on Thursday and offered to mediate in the conflict. During a joint press conference with his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin later in the day, Çavuşoğlu said that France is constantly trying to be an actor in Syria with different acts, but this time they had gone too far. (more...)
Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani's Baaghi 2,Box Office Report Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani's Baaghi 2,Box Office Report
- March 31, 2018

Baaghi 2's best scenes are between the DIG ( Manoj Bajpayee ) and LSD ( Randeep Hooda ), a humourous cop who believes in the adage, when in Rome, be like the Romans. Ronnie goes deep into the underbelly of goa facing off all the drug lords menacing Russian henchmen and bloodthirsty animals. Moreover, in a first of its kind move, the advance booking of Baaghi 2 was opened 5 days prior to the release of the film. (more...)
Russian Federation releases 'Satan 2' missile test footage Russian Federation releases 'Satan 2' missile test footage
- March 31, 2018

The country's defense ministry released a video showing what it said was the launch of a RS-28 "Sarmat" missile from a base in Plesetsk in northwest Russian Federation, close to the Arctic Circle. According to Putin, Sarmat weighs 200 metric tons and has a higher range than Satan 1. The RS-28 Sarmat is said to be capable of carrying up to 10 or 15 nuclear warheads and flying at supersonic speed. (more...)
India, Pak agree to resolve harassment of diplomats row India, Pak agree to resolve harassment of diplomats row
- March 31, 2018

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) also issued a statement to confirm the development. A number of " Note Verbale " were also sent to Pakistan foreign office on blocking of websites of Indian diplomats in Pakistan and harassment of Indian officials . (more...)

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