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Man accused of burglary pulls gun on police officer, taken to hospital Man accused of burglary pulls gun on police officer, taken to hospital
- April 03, 2018

Johannesburg Central Police arrested a 43-year-old man for murder on the corner of Carr and Mind streets in Fordsburg. Wussler, who had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant, fled on foot when officers arrived. Authorities recovered from them live ammunition for.38-caliber gun and 12-gauge shotgun, and a heat-sealed plastic sachet of suspected shabu. The Tampa Police Department is continuing its investigation into a fatal shooting. (more...)
Chinese space officials say nonfunctioning space station Tiangong-1 has entered atmosphere Chinese space officials say nonfunctioning space station Tiangong-1 has entered atmosphere
- April 03, 2018

The rundown spacecraft has been slowly leaving its original orbit for several years now. What is the "Tiangong-1"? NASA's first space station, Skylab, fell to Earth in an out-of-control re-entry in 1979 , burning up harmlessly in the process. (more...)
Barcelona star claims he is on Manchester United's wanted list Barcelona star claims he is on Manchester United's wanted list
- April 03, 2018

The damage could have been far greater had the home side not been so wasteful in attack, while Barca rarely looked like scoring at the other end until Messi came off the bench for Ousmane Demebele in the 58th minute. The Sanchez Pizjuan will be packed with fans hoping to see Sevilla seal an advantage to take to Munich next Wednesday and the former Milan boss is looking to take the club to the semi-finals of the competition for the first time in their history. (more...)
Chinese Space Station Reenters Atmosphere Over Pacific Ocean Chinese Space Station Reenters Atmosphere Over Pacific Ocean
- April 03, 2018

But Russian authorities, strapped for cash after the collapse of the Soviet Union, chose to abandon the orbiting outpost in the late 1990s and devote their resources to the International Space Station . So, according to this prediction, parts of North America, South America, New Zealand, Europe, and China are a possible crash site for the piece of metal falling from the space. (more...)
" "Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates "$29.00" Price Target for WPX Energy (WPX)
- April 03, 2018

Overall, 8.39 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average trading volume of 6.42 Million shares. The stock of Sinclair Pharma plc (LON:SPH) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, October 19. Glg Llc, which manages about $4.34 billion and $1.39 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Honeywell Intl Inc (NYSE:HON) by 45,000 shares to 79,026 shares, valued at $12.12 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. (more...)
London murder rate overtakes NY for first time in history London murder rate overtakes NY for first time in history
- April 03, 2018

London remains the safer city overall, based on its much lower murder rate in 2017. "Out of the 15 killed, nine were aged 30 or younger", writes the Daily Mail . The most recent one being investigated by the Met Police is of a 20-year-old man who was stabbed moments after leaving a bar in Wandsworth, south London, on Sunday. (more...)
NYC sees heaviest April snowfall in 36 years NYC sees heaviest April snowfall in 36 years
- April 03, 2018

The warning is in effect from 4 a.m.to 10 a.m. Saturday . Winds could gust as high as 30 miles per hour and chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Shickley in Fillmore County measured 8 inches of snow , and Blue Hill in Webster County reported 7.5. (more...)
Philippine vice presidential election vote recount begins Philippine vice presidential election vote recount begins
- April 03, 2018

Only the PET revisors, duly accredited revisors of both parties in the protest, and tribunal personnel are allowed entry in the venue. The vote recount Marcos sought will first cover the pilot areas of his protest: the provinces of Camarines Sur, Negros Oriental and Iloilo, all known bailiwicks of Robredo, the PET had said. (more...)
CPPIB buys six Ontario wind, solar farms from NextEra Energy for $741M CPPIB buys six Ontario wind, solar farms from NextEra Energy for $741M
- April 03, 2018

It has outperformed by 12.47% the S&P500. Moreover, A. D. Beadell Investment Counsel Inc. has 5.51% invested in the company for 155,798 shares. A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for NEE producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 1.85% and for the month booked as 1.64%. (more...)
Korea, China exchange views on N. Korean nukes ahead of summit Korea, China exchange views on N. Korean nukes ahead of summit
- April 03, 2018

After years of mistakenly assuming economic engagement would lead to a more open China , the USA government was waking up to Chinese demands for US companies to give up their know-how in exchange for access to its market, Warren said . "However, China must prepare measures to counter the United States, expressing the will to engage in a trade war if necessary so as to deter the United States from actually starting one", she said. (more...)
Esty Will Not Run for Re-Election in 2018 Esty Will Not Run for Re-Election in 2018
- April 03, 2018

So far, no Democrats in Congress have said the same. Esty said she wants the committee to "clarify whether there was any wrongdoing" on her part. Esty had come under pressure to resign after reports by The Connecticut Post and The Washington Post revealed that Esty allowed her then-chief of staff, Tony Baker , to remain on the job in despite knowledge of allegations that he physically harmed and threatened to "kill" another staffer. (more...)
Supreme Court backs cop who shot woman in front yard Supreme Court backs cop who shot woman in front yard
- April 03, 2018

In her dissent, Sotomayor wrote that Kisela's actions were unreasonable and that he should not be shielded from liability. The court declined to hear 11 families' appeal of a lower court's ruling 2016 ruling to seek damages in USA courts for global terrorism incidents. (more...)
Sabah journalists association expresses concern over Anti Fake News Bill Sabah journalists association expresses concern over Anti Fake News Bill
- April 03, 2018

Led by Prime Minister Najib Razak, the Anti-Fake News bill passed in parliament today despite opponents who had criticized the bill for possibly impeding free speech and attempting to censor the prime minister's involvement in a multibillion-dollar scandal. (more...)
Oklahoma Teachers Set To Walk Out Over Pay Dispute Oklahoma Teachers Set To Walk Out Over Pay Dispute
- April 03, 2018

Oklahoma has become the next stop in a grassroots teacher rebellion that began in West Virginia with a wildcat strike by teachers and other education workers that kept the public schools closed in all 55 counties until the state legislature caved and came up with the 5 percent raise that teachers were demanding for themselves and other state workers. (more...)
APAM condemns involvement of police in killing of person with albinism APAM condemns involvement of police in killing of person with albinism
- April 02, 2018

Association of Persons with Albinism in Malawi (APAM) has described the involvement of a police officer in the killing of a person with albinism as shameful and devastating. Few weeks ago, Col. Sudue ordered that all security cameras mounted at the LNP headquarters be taken down on suspicion that some senior officers were reportedly spying on his activities. (more...)
United Kingdom mulls Russian request for access to Yulia Skripal United Kingdom mulls Russian request for access to Yulia Skripal
- April 02, 2018

Yesterday, Moscow gave London a month to cut the number of diplomatic staff in Russian Federation to the same number Russian Federation has in Britain . Lavrov said that Russian Federation would seek consular access to Yulia Skripal now that she has regained consciousness. Britain and its allies have dismissed previous Russian claims that they possessed that type of nerve agent. (more...)
Tamil Nadu bandh on April 5 Tamil Nadu bandh on April 5
- April 02, 2018

Tamil Nadu parties have been pushed to hold protest demonstrations for seeking implementation of the top court's order on the Cauvery issue due to the "collective negligence of the Central and state governments", a resolution adopted at the meeting said. (more...)
Police Vehicle Hits Protester In Sacramento Police Vehicle Hits Protester In Sacramento
- April 02, 2018

If I did that I'd be charged". A sheriff's deputy can be heard instructing people to "back away" from the vehicles. As the first vehicle creeps forward, a second appears to follow quickly in its wake, striking someone who falls to the ground. (more...)
Trump suggests no deal on DACA Trump suggests no deal on DACA
- April 02, 2018

What is particularly startling about Trump's comments this weekend is that he suggests that people are coming to the USA without authorization to take advantage of the DACA program. "They must stop them at their Northern Border, which they can do because their border laws work, not allow them to pass through into our country, which has no effective border laws", he wrote on Twitter . (more...)
Teacher strikes shut down schools across Oklahoma, Kentucky Teacher strikes shut down schools across Oklahoma, Kentucky
- April 02, 2018

She said the recent pay raise agreement doesn't tackle all of the issues plaguing Oklahoma education. Thousands of teachers and supporters in Kentucky joined outside the Kentucky Education Association headquarters in Frankfort about 9 a.m., many fuming over their state legislature's decision to overhaul their pension plan without any say from them. (more...)
Sarasota Police Officer on paid administrative leave following shooting Sarasota Police Officer on paid administrative leave following shooting
- April 02, 2018

Before 1 a.m., the officers encountered a man riding a bicycle without any lights. "We had an officer who began to have conversation with the suspect and at some point during the conversation the suspect pushed the officer away from him", said Police Chief Timothy Hayworth. (more...)
Israel to send more than 16000 African migrants to Western countries Israel to send more than 16000 African migrants to Western countries
- April 02, 2018

Israel and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees have reached an agreement "for the departure of at least 16,250 migrants .to Western nations", the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement on Monday , adding that the agreement would allow the removal of more migrants from Israel than in the previous plan. (more...)
Tiangong-1 breaks up over South Pacific on re-entry Tiangong-1 breaks up over South Pacific on re-entry
- April 02, 2018

The crash been a waiting game since contact was lost with the space station in 2016, and experts have been spending the past two years attempting to predict when it would fall. China's first female astronauts, Liu Yang and Wang Yaping , visited the station in Shenzhou capsules in 2012 and 2013. With the International Space Station set to retire in 2024, the Chinese station will offer a promising alternative, and China will be the only country with a permanent space station. (more...)
More advertisers drop Laura Ingraham after Parkland comments More advertisers drop Laura Ingraham after Parkland comments
- April 02, 2018

Hogg responded by asking his Twitter followers to contact the companies that advertise on her show. That announcement came amid backlash over a tweet Ingraham posted that mocked David Hogg , a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting, for not getting accepted to some of the colleges he applied to. (more...)
First Alert Forecast: warming up to start April First Alert Forecast: warming up to start April
- April 02, 2018

That combination will lead to Tuesday's weather being dominated by a cold air damming wedge (again!) with continued cloudy skies and sporadic light rain. Spotty showers will be possible Wednesday afternoon. It will be in the mid- to upper-30s Saturday and Sunday , with partly sunny skies both days. (more...)
Egypt's Sisi wins 97% in presidential election, turnout at 41% Egypt's Sisi wins 97% in presidential election, turnout at 41%
- April 02, 2018

President Sisi garnered 97.08 percent of valid votes in the presidential election last week, where more than 21.8 million people voted for him, stated NEA head Lasheen Ibrahim during the press conference on Monday. Opposition groups had called for a boycott of last week's vote which they labelled a facade. The sources said authorities are also working to reach a deal with former chief auditor and senior Anan aide Hisham Genena, who was arrested weeks after Anan over claims he had documents ... (more...)
Rajnath appeals to Dalit outfits to maintain peace Rajnath appeals to Dalit outfits to maintain peace
- April 02, 2018

Dalits and the Opposition have criticised the verdict. Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh said his government would allow peaceful protest to be conducted. The agitation comes after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of "diluting" the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989. (more...)
South Africa's Winnie Mandela Dies At 81 South Africa's Winnie Mandela Dies At 81
- April 02, 2018

Her health had been the subject of headlines over the past 18 months, with Madikizela-Mandela spending previous bouts in the same hospital. An iconic picture of the 20th century: Nelson Mandela walks hand-in-hand with Winnie after 27 years in prison. (more...)
Kellyanne Conway Is Biggest White House Leaker, Says Author Of New Book Kellyanne Conway Is Biggest White House Leaker, Says Author Of New Book
- April 02, 2018

Kellyanne Conway has denied a new claim that she is the "number-one leaker" in President Donald Trump's White House. Kessler also revealed that Trump understands that his daughter and Kushner are "problems", and that their inexperience led them to press the president into some of the most unsafe moves of his presidency, such as the "disastrous" firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . (more...)
Howard University employees steal almost $1 million in financial aid Howard University employees steal almost $1 million in financial aid
- April 02, 2018

Even though one demand has been met, McKenney said there are eight others, so students will continue to occupy the administration building. We demand an immediate end to unsubstantiated tuition hikes and complete access to administrative salaries. (more...)

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