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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
- 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...)
Winnie Mandela, controversial wife of Nelson Mandela, dies at 81
- April 02, 2018

Aside from these brief revelations, however, no other details about the nature of Madikizela-Mandela's illness or hospital stay were released to the public. Winnie Mandela developed a reputation as an uncompromising opponent of the then-predominant racial segregation system. Her political activism was marred by a kidnapping and assault conviction in 1991, for which she was fined. (more...)
18 killed, 84 wounded in Nigeria Boko Haram attack 18 killed, 84 wounded in Nigeria Boko Haram attack
- April 02, 2018

The attackers were trying to infiltrate into the city, said Ba'Kura Abba Ali, a militia leader in the area helping soldiers in fighting Boko Haram . It's also not clear which Boko Haram faction carried out Sunday's attack. Senior security officials say that reaching any agreement with the group would be hard, as it is split into competing factions with different goals. (more...)
Trump, Abe to discuss trade after United States aluminum, steel tariffs-White House Trump, Abe to discuss trade after United States aluminum, steel tariffs-White House
- April 02, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives with first lady Melania Trump for the Easter service at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., April 1, 2018. Abe has said he wants to remind Trump of shorter-range missiles and other North Korean security threats for Japan, and seek USA help on the issue of Japanese abducted by North Korea. (more...)
David Shulkin says John Kelly warned him of Trump's tweet David Shulkin says John Kelly warned him of Trump's tweet
- April 02, 2018

Jackson, is confirmed by the Senate. "He was very inquisitive about the things that we were working on, making sure that we were focused on the job at hand". Instead, Shulkin praised Jackson's values. "I think that this was a political exploit of this IG report in order to accomplish the job of trying to get a change in the leadership". (more...)
CHP says Hart family crash appears to be intentional CHP says Hart family crash appears to be intentional
- April 02, 2018

CHP states they do, however, have reason to believe the crash was intentional. "This is all based on preliminary information", Baarts said. Information pulled from the vehicle's software shows it was stopped at a flat, dirt pull-off area before it sped off the steep rocky face and plunged 100 feet , said Capt. (more...)
Firefighters searching LA River near Griffith Park for boy who fell in Firefighters searching LA River near Griffith Park for boy who fell in
- April 02, 2018

An "extensive" multi-agency search by air and on the ground continued overnight after Hernandez fell about 25 feet into a drainage system. Hernandez was found about a mile east of where he initially was reported missing in the 5200 block of Zoo Drive, near the Travel Town Museum, about 4:30 p.m. (more...)
'Affluenza teen' set to be released from jail 'Affluenza teen' set to be released from jail
- April 02, 2018

Minister Tim Williams" best friend Brian Jennings was one of four killed by Ethan Couch; Williams explains on "The Story' what happened when he became a visiting chaplain at Couch's jail. A psychologist at his manslaughter trial blamed his actions on "affluenza", or irresponsibility due to family wealth. That sentence was seen as the maximum possible at the time. (more...)
China hits back on United States imports China hits back on United States imports
- April 02, 2018

In a statement from the Ministry of Commerce to comment on the decision, China urged the United States to revoke protective measures that violated WTO rules to bring the bilateral trade of related products back to normal. China's ministry of commerce said it would be "suspending tariff concessions" on 120 USA food products. Adam Posen, president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, said that a trade war triggered by Trump's latest tariffs would prove to be his ... (more...)
Malala Yousafzai ending first visit to Pakistan since shooting Malala Yousafzai ending first visit to Pakistan since shooting
- April 02, 2018

Amid tight security, Malala earlier in the day left her hotel in Islamabad , where she had stayed for four days, and in a convoy of vehicles headed to the airport. On Monday, Yousafzai's uncle Mahmoodul Hassan told The Associated Press that "she is leaving Pakistan with good and memorable memories, but is going back to England because she wants to complete her education there". (more...)
Ahl family hosts 26th annual Easter Dinner Ahl family hosts 26th annual Easter Dinner
- April 02, 2018

Two Enid churches teamed up over the weekend to help several local families overcome those obstacles, by delivering Easter baskets filled with everything the families would need for a holiday dinner. Aimee Smith, West Hazleton, said she also enjoys helping people. "Oh, it's great. [To] help people out and help Tom, Tom and I are good friends and so it's great to do this", he said. (more...)
Kashmiris martyred in Indian state terrorism Kashmiris martyred in Indian state terrorism
- April 02, 2018

On March 4, in an incident reported at Shopian, two Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists and four civilians suspected to be overground workers were killed in an encounter. Another civilian identified as Mehraj-ud-Din was killed when a bullet hit his head, a local told Narrator . Seven of the militants were killed along with two soldiers in a protracted shootout in the village of Dragad, where helicopters were seen swooping low over the battle zone. (more...)
President and First Lady Arrive Hand-in-Hand to Easter Church Service President and First Lady Arrive Hand-in-Hand to Easter Church Service
- April 02, 2018

He tweeted early Sunday that "ridiculous liberal" Democrats were impeding Border Patrol agents' ability to "do their job", reiterating his points outside a church in Florida later in the morning. "We'll continue to engage and try to make this as strong a relationship as possible". A is not an "act". "It's March 5th and the Democrats are nowhere to be found on DACA". (more...)

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