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Funerals of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces underway in Gaza Funerals of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces underway in Gaza
- April 01, 2018

Over 1,400 people were also wounded, 758 of them by live fire, with the remainder hurt by rubber bullets and tear gas inhalation, the Gazan health ministry said . Friday's massacre coincided with the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover, which commemorates the exodus of the Jews from Egypt in their quest for freedom and autonomy. (more...)
Days after launch, ISRO loses contact with GSAT-6A Days after launch, ISRO loses contact with GSAT-6A
- April 01, 2018

The satellite, which costs Rs 270 cr, was to provide communication through five spot beams in S-band and a national beam in C-band for strategic users. Efforts underway to establish link with satellite, " a statement from the space agency said. On Aug. 31 a year ago, efforts by ISRO to launch navigational satellite IRNSS-1H, the eighth satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), failed immediately after the launch. (more...)
Remains of 39 Indians will arrive on Monday Remains of 39 Indians will arrive on Monday
- April 01, 2018

V.K. Singh is expected to fly back with the bodies in an Indian Air Force Boeing C17 aircraft that can lift up to 70 tonnes of weight. "I am going to Mosul to get mortal remains of 38 Indians; we would not get one man's remains as his case is still pending", Singh told news agency ANI . (more...)
Russian governor resigns over mall fire Russian governor resigns over mall fire
- April 01, 2018

Technical, electrical and construction examinations would be conducted as part of the investigation, he said during the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin . When Tsivilyov dismissed the comments as "a PR stunt", Vostrikov shouted that he has lost his wife, sister and three daughters, aged 2, 5 and 7, in the fire. (more...)
Lavrov Says Russia To Expel Same Number Of Envoys As West Lavrov Says Russia To Expel Same Number Of Envoys As West
- April 01, 2018

Other countries including Australia , Ukraine , the Netherlands , Sweden , the Czech Republic , Finland , Lithuania and Norway were also told to pull their envoys. The official said it could be a turning point in how the USA and its allies view Russia's activities in the West. "They include expulsion of the equivalent number of diplomats and they include our decision to withdraw our agreement to allow the United States " general consulate to operate in St. (more...)
Exiled Tibetan leader slams China, urges return of Dalai Lama Exiled Tibetan leader slams China, urges return of Dalai Lama
- April 01, 2018

The BJP leaders also added that though India endorses "One China " policy, but its relation with Tibet is deeper, driven by religion and culture. Madhav, however, referred to "One China" policy of India to tacitly underline that New Delhi did consider Tibet and Taiwan as part of the Communist country. (more...)
Russian Federation complains about alleged search of airplane in UK Russian Federation complains about alleged search of airplane in UK
- April 01, 2018

Russian Federation on Friday expelled Dutch diplomats and told Britain it had one month to reduce its diplomatic presence in the country, hitting back at European Union countries after a coordinated campaign by the United Kingdom and its allies over a nerve agent attack on a former spy. (more...)
Conway cracker sees Munster edge out Toulon Conway cracker sees Munster edge out Toulon
- April 01, 2018

Zebo starts at full-back while Conway is named on the wing. Munster believed they had a try in the 73rd minute, it wasn't given. Munster could easily have been much further behind, but was able to respond thanks to an opportune Conor Murray score that took several minutes to confirm. (more...)
Civil rights and King's legacy Civil rights and King's legacy
- April 01, 2018

They agreed when Rev. King told the workers in Memphis that "all labor has dignity", and "it's a crime for people to live in this rich nation and receive starvation wages". A Baptist pastor and civil rights activist, King worked to end legal segregation of blacks in the United States. It's clear that the filmmakers behind King in the Wilderness want people to see King in a different light. (more...)
New York Judge Accused of Breaking Into Neighbor's Home to Steal Panties New York Judge Accused of Breaking Into Neighbor's Home to Steal Panties
- April 01, 2018

He was East Islip's town attorney staring in 2012. The recent college graduate gave police a description which led them to Judge Cicale, 49, whom they later discovered in possession of the woman's soiled underwear. A Nassau County, New York district judge presided over Cicale's case to prevent a conflict of interest. The 23-year-old woman once worked as an intern for Cicale when he was a town attorney. (more...)
Appeals Court Judge Reinhardt, known as the 'liberal lion', dies Appeals Court Judge Reinhardt, known as the 'liberal lion', dies
- April 01, 2018

But legal experts say filling all of those vacancies could be a stretch because of partisan wrangling in the Senate. Reinhardt was appointed to the bench by President Jimmy Carter in 1979. The decision was later overturned by the 9th Circuit, but not without a noteworthy dissent by Judge Reinhardt, who maintained that the words violated the First Amendment's establishment clause, forbidding the government from enacting laws favoring one religion over another. (more...)
Police Say Suspect in Officer Involved Shooting Took Own Life Police Say Suspect in Officer Involved Shooting Took Own Life
- April 01, 2018

In the video, the suspect appears to struggle to stay inside the vehicle as the officer attempts to pull him out by the arm. Cain was booked into Whatcom County Jail on suspicion of indecent exposure Thursday morning, Bellingham police said on Facebook . (more...)
Pres. Trump Slams Dem Calif. Governor Brown Over Pardon of Criminal Illegals Pres. Trump Slams Dem Calif. Governor Brown Over Pardon of Criminal Illegals
- April 01, 2018

As an infographic described the crimes that the five pardoned men were convicted of, the show's weekend hosts tore into Brown, suggesting that he was putting Californians at risk. Maher faced deportation to China. Trump's claims of specific immigrants pardoned by Brown appear to be based on information from Fox News, which he tagged in the tweet . (more...)
Hamilton Crawford - China Bank Chief Downplays Trade War Risks Hamilton Crawford - China Bank Chief Downplays Trade War Risks
- April 01, 2018

Regarding any escalation of trade friction between China and the US, Gao said the country's stance has been very clear: China has no intention of being involved in a trade war, as it has been busy developing its role in global partnerships and businesses, but the country is not afraid to fight in a trade war if it is forced into one. (more...)
Russian Federation has not unleashed any diplomatic wars Russian Federation has not unleashed any diplomatic wars
- April 01, 2018

Britain blames Russian Federation in the case, which Russian Federation adamantly denies. The United States and more than a dozen European nations kicked out Russian diplomats on Monday and the Trump administration ordered Russia's consulate in Seattle to close, as the West sought joint punishment for Moscow's alleged role in poisoning an ex-spy in Britain. (more...)
Ram Charan's Rangasthalam breaks Pawan Kalyan and Mahesh Babu's record Ram Charan's Rangasthalam breaks Pawan Kalyan and Mahesh Babu's record
- April 01, 2018

The film's worldwide day-one gross is estimated to be Rs 46 crore, with an approximate share of Rs 30 crore. Reports suggest that the film opened to a great footfall in the US. Ram Charan's previous hit Dhruva's lifetime gross was $1.4 million. Rangasthalam is also doing good business overseas. Rangasthalam marks the best opening-day figures in Ram Charan's career. (more...)
Two late goals from Leicester down Seagulls Two late goals from Leicester down Seagulls
- April 01, 2018

It wouldn't be an easy finish, as Wilfred Ndidi picked up a second yellow card with minutes to play, though Demarai Gray cued up Vardy for his 15th goal of the season. Kasper Schmeichel was at fault for Chelsea's extra-time victor as Leicester were knocked out of the FA Cup last time out, but he was a hero for the Foxes on this occasion. (more...)
Sierra Leone votes in delayed run-off between Maada Bio and Kamara Sierra Leone votes in delayed run-off between Maada Bio and Kamara
- April 01, 2018

Whoever succeeds Koroma, who is stepping aside after his maximum two five-year terms in office, faces an uphill struggle to overturn years of hardship. The run-up to the election has been characterized by terse verbal exchanges and occasional violence. Bio's platform is focused on education and criticism of the government's closeness to China, while Kamara is presenting himself as a continuity candidate who will develop Koroma's programmes on health care and road construction. (more...)
March for Our Lives Event Draws Thousands to Naples March for Our Lives Event Draws Thousands to Naples
- April 01, 2018

Among the supporters of the march were well-known celebrities who performed, such as Miley Cyrus , Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, and Jennifer Hudson. Student activism has always been pivotal in passing meaningful legislation in America. Staff from the City Clerk's office will assist students in our school, 16 years old and above, in registering to vote. "Often, we have this notion that, "Oh, they're used to it" - and that's BS", said Steven Berkowitz, director of the Penn Center for Youth ... (more...)
Baseball scores 63 runs in weekend sweep of Grambling State Baseball scores 63 runs in weekend sweep of Grambling State
- April 01, 2018

The two veteran Yellowjackets combined to bring Monday's game to an end when the final run came across the plate to end a 10-0 victory over Columbus in five innings. L-E tacked on a solo run in the fourth when Emily Vinson drew a two-out walk, stole second and scored on Grigsby's single to right. Camden threatened against Spradley in the sixth as Dow rapped a one-out single through the box which was followed by an Allie Phillips walk and a Rose single to load the bases with one gone. (more...)
"Good chance" N. Korean leader will do "what is right"
- April 01, 2018

For starters, Shorrock said that the meeting was a "sure thing", meaning that neither side will call it off. Moon, in fact, campaigned on improving ties with Pyongyang and frequently questioned the need for the US' deployment of missile defense interceptors in the country. (more...)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and State Lawmakers Strike Budget Deal New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and State Lawmakers Strike Budget Deal
- April 01, 2018

According to Heastie, the Senate, Assembly and the Governor have now agreed on 99.9 percent of the entire budget except for this one issue, the change in state oversight of private Jewish schools. Senate Republicans successfully pushed back Cuomo's call for $1 billion in new taxes and fees. The surcharges will raise an estimated $415 million annually for repairs and upgrades to New York City subways. (more...)
Ontario rolls out $158.5B deficit spending package Ontario rolls out $158.5B deficit spending package
- April 01, 2018

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation, which supports job creation across northern Ontario, is getting a boost from the provincial budget, to the tune of $85 million over three years. The Liberals will also hike tobacco taxes again, continuing a three-year plan to increase the price per carton by $10 by 2019-20. "They've also increased taxes in other areas". (more...)
AIADA optimistic about US-Korea trade agreement AIADA optimistic about US-Korea trade agreement
- April 01, 2018

A joint statement from the dialogue said two Koreas would hold a working-level meeting on April 4 to discuss details for the summit, such as staffing support, security and news releases. On the subject of Trump-Kim talks, the ambassador said "obviously a lot has to happen to put this together". The North's diplomatic outreach comes after an unusually provocative year where it conducted its most powerful nuclear test to date and three intercontinental ballistic missiles created to target ... (more...)
Principal loses wager with students, works from the roof for a day Principal loses wager with students, works from the roof for a day
- April 01, 2018

Students miss large amounts of school due to internal suspensions or isolations from other teachers , and end up falling further behind. The parents of a 13-year-old Arizona boy say the married teacher accused of performing sex acts on him in her classroom and her vehicle is a " monster " who should "spend the rest of her life in prison". (more...)
Korean art troupe arrives in N. Korea Korean art troupe arrives in N. Korea
- March 31, 2018

The contingent includes legendary singers Cho Yong-pil and Lee Sun-hee, the girl group Red Velvet and the rocker Yoon Do-hyun as well as taekwondo demonstrators, journalists, staff members and a government support team. This composite photo shows 10 South Korean artists and a girl group set to perform in Pyongyang. Following the meeting between the North's leader Kim Jong Un and the South's president Moon Jae-in, landmark talks are planned between Kim and US President Donald Trump, which ... (more...)
Low-caste Indian Dalit killed for owning horse in Gujarat Low-caste Indian Dalit killed for owning horse in Gujarat
- March 31, 2018

The victim's father, Kalubhai Rathod, alleged that Pradip wanted to sell off the horse after he had received threats from some people believed to be from a particular caste. According to the police, Kalubhai said that Pradeep rode out to the family farm on Thursday saying they will have dinner together after he returns. (more...)
Russia's expulsion of diplomats 'regrettable' Russia's expulsion of diplomats 'regrettable'
- March 31, 2018

Russia summoned a slew of senior Western diplomats on Friday to tell them how many of their embassy officials it was expelling in a worsening standoff with the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain . (more...)
What is a Passover Seder? What is a Passover Seder?
- March 31, 2018

The youngest person at a Seder will ask four ritual questions, starting with: "Why is this night different from all other nights?" Did they realize the vital importance not only to themselves but to all of the people? Often, Jews invite not only fellow Jews, but others as well to a Seder . (more...)
Robin Lopez earned a fine for his epic explosion in Thursday's loss Robin Lopez earned a fine for his epic explosion in Thursday's loss
- March 31, 2018

Lopez picked up two technical fouls after being charged with an offensive foul with 8 minutes, 43 seconds to play in the Bulls' 103-92 loss to the Heat. The Pistons are in NY on Saturday, in a game that should be over before the start of Miami's home game against Brooklyn. Lopez, who received the fine Friday afternoon, had plenty to say to the officials as he walked off the floor, gesturing and pointing as he yelled his case. (more...)

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