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Putin,Erdogan launch construction of Turkey first nuclear power plant Putin,Erdogan launch construction of Turkey first nuclear power plant
- April 03, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Tuesday launched the construction of Turkey's first nuclear power plant in the Mediterranean Mersin region. "When all four units are activated, Akkuyu NPP alone will able to provide 10 percent of Turkey's electricity needs, bringing our energy portfolio to a healthier level, which is now largely dependent on oil, gas and coal", Erdoğan said. (more...)
Students come together to fight gun violence Students come together to fight gun violence
- April 03, 2018

The NRA proposed this to help the gun industry sell more guns. "It's now time to work together to strengthen our communities and families - because better regulating guns to reduce violence in our society isn't the complete answer". There is a long history of Supreme Court rulings that say the 2nd Amendment does not allow any American access to any weapon at any time. In street gun violence, there are intended victims, but the inexperience and lack of training of the shooters usually ... (more...)
Governor of Russia's Kemerovo resigns over deadly mall fire Governor of Russia's Kemerovo resigns over deadly mall fire
- April 03, 2018

That trump has offered to meet Putin also said Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov. In a video address released by his office, Aman Tuleyev said he could no longer remain in office with "such a heavy burden", saying his resignation was the only possible moral course. (more...)
German prosecutors seek to extradite ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont German prosecutors seek to extradite ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont
- April 03, 2018

Prosecutors in the state of Schleswig-Holstein said Spain's extradition request was admissible because accusations of rebellion included carrying out an anti-constitutional referendum even though violent clashes could be expected. The charges he faces could lead to up to 25 years behind bars. Since October, Puigdemont was living in Belgium. A spokesperson for the Schleswig-Holstein state prosecution office further told press that they had received documents from Spain suggesting the ... (more...)
Ex-Trump campaign employee sues President to void nondisclosure agreement Ex-Trump campaign employee sues President to void nondisclosure agreement
- April 03, 2018

But according to Denson, the agreement is unenforceable because it's broad and it violates public policy. Denson's case was filed on March 26 in the US District Court for the Southern District of NY. A woman was assaulted at a restaurant in Washington, D.C., for supporting President Trump, police said Monday, releasing images of the incident as they try to track down the suspects. (more...)
British Muslims defiant after leaflets call for 'Punish a Muslim Day' British Muslims defiant after leaflets call for 'Punish a Muslim Day'
- April 03, 2018

Islamic communities are receiving messages through WhatsApp warning them to be careful after letters circulated to encourage people to attack Muslims Tuesday, according to the Daily Mail. The letter calls for people to verbally abuse a Muslim person for "10 points" while pulling off a Muslim woman's hijab earns 25 points. We find this, and other offensive language in the flier, to be deplorable and directly against our values as a district that has no place for discrimination or harassment ... (more...)
DOJ Authorized Mueller to Probe Manafort for Collusion DOJ Authorized Mueller to Probe Manafort for Collusion
- April 03, 2018

Callan said that because the Department of Justice had specifically authorized Mueller to investigate Manafort's alleged money laundering activities, it means that his defense team doesn't have much of a leg to stand on when it comes to getting the charges thrown out. (more...)
Shahid Afridi draws controversy over tweet on Kashmir Shahid Afridi draws controversy over tweet on Kashmir
- April 03, 2018

The tweet says, "Appalling and worrisome situation ongoing in the Indian Occupied Kashmir". He is extremely appalled and anxious about the lives of innocent people who are being "shot down by oppressive regime". Former Pakistan captain and Pakistan Tareek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan also joined Afridi saying Indian forces kill innocent Kashmiris. Questions are also being raised against his silence over the agent provocateur role played by Pakistan in Kashmir, by logistically and ... (more...)
13 militants, 3 soldiers among 20 killed in Kashmir 13 militants, 3 soldiers among 20 killed in Kashmir
- April 03, 2018

The militants who were killed during the operation included those responsible for the brutal killing of Lieutenant Umar Fayaz. Six other civilians sustained bullet injuries, out of which two later succumbed in hospita. "In Draggad Shopian 7 (seven) bodies of terrorists recovered including top commanders", he said on Twitter. Another terrorist surrendered before the security forces in Anantnag district. (more...)
'Back Tuesday' rail strikes hit France over Macron's reform plans 'Back Tuesday' rail strikes hit France over Macron's reform plans
- April 03, 2018

Le Parisien and Le Figaro warned it was unclear how this "war of attrition" would pan out, particularly as other sectors, including at Air France , the national air carrier, as well as dustmen and energy workers. Unions say Macron is paving the way for privatization. What remains unclear is whether Macron might offer further concessions to get the unions to back down before the strikes bite. (more...)
Israel's Netanyahu Zigzags, Puts African Migrant Deal With UNHCR on Hold Israel's Netanyahu Zigzags, Puts African Migrant Deal With UNHCR on Hold
- April 03, 2018

African migrants stand outside the Holot detention centre, due to shut down on March 15, in Negev desert, Israel March 13, 2018. The Israeli government pushed back against critics, in particular those who labeled the deportation policy racist, noting that thousands of Ukrainian and Georgian migrants were deported a year ago without being offered the relocation payment that was being offered to migrants from Sudan and Eritrea. (more...)
Strong UK ivory ban welcomed as vital step to protect elephants Strong UK ivory ban welcomed as vital step to protect elephants
- April 03, 2018

Mr Gove said: "Ivory should never be seen as a commodity for financial gain or a status symbol". Items containing only a small amount of ivory, musical instruments and antiques more than 100 years old and deemed important will be exempt from the ban, which will be announced today by Michael Gove, the environment secretary. (more...)
Jesse Hernandez Fell Into Drainage Pipe in Griffith Park Jesse Hernandez Fell Into Drainage Pipe in Griffith Park
- April 03, 2018

USA immigration courts are "one of those things that you may not know much about, but are actually hugely important to a significant number of people - like gefilte fish or the Insane Clown Posse", John Oliver said on Sunday's Last Week Tonight . (more...)
Russian ambassador to hold Dublin briefing on spy poisoning Russian ambassador to hold Dublin briefing on spy poisoning
- April 03, 2018

Britain has blamed Russian Federation for the March 4 nerve agent attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia. UK Prime Minister Theresa May has accused Russia of orchestrating the attack and expelled 23 Russian diplomats. (more...)
Google Doodle marks Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay's 115th birth anniversary
- April 03, 2018

Also Read: Google Doodle today: Did you know that a crater on Venus is named after India's Dr Anandibai Joshi? When she was seven year old, her father passed away without leaving a will and as per the property laws of the times, the entire property went to her step brother and thereafter her struggle started. (more...)
Supreme Court says it's not against Act, observes that innocent shouldn't be Supreme Court says it's not against Act, observes that innocent shouldn't be
- April 03, 2018

Clashes turned deadly in Madhya Pradesh where five persons were killed and dozens injured, forcing officials to impose curfew in Morena, Gwalior and Bhind districts. At present posted at training directorate of UP Police, Ashok evaded a direct answer when asked whether his letter to the President, a dalit from Uttar Pradesh , was deliberate as only IPS officers, either promoted or regular recruits, can write resignation directly to the President. (more...)
Armed men shoot dead four members of Christian family in Quetta Armed men shoot dead four members of Christian family in Quetta
- April 03, 2018

The Christians on Sunday had celebrated Easter in Pakistan and the family had come to celebrate with their relatives from Lahore. Around 2% of Pakistan's population are Christians. In December a year ago, two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a Quetta church, which was packed with worshippers, killing nine people and wounding over a dozen. (more...)
April 4 events to mark 50th anniversary of MLK assassination April 4 events to mark 50th anniversary of MLK assassination
- April 03, 2018

The initiative's key learnings will include effective organizing, community activism and leveraging strategic partnerships, and I AM 2018 will work to show the correlation of the legacy of the strikers and the late Dr. But the civil rights struggle was far from over. Before he could answer Young, a shot rang out. He was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital and pronounced dead at 7:05 p.m. (more...)
USA immigration judges under pressure USA immigration judges under pressure
- April 03, 2018

The Trump administration has introduced production quotas for immigration judges in an effort to reduce enormous court backlogs, raising concern among judges and attorneys that decisions may be unfairly rushed. The Justice Department announced in a memo to immigration judges Friday that it is instituting quotas to "encourage efficient and effective case management" of deportation proceedings, the Wall Street Journal first reported Monday . (more...)
Netanyahu Suspends Israel-UN Deal Resettling African Migrants Netanyahu Suspends Israel-UN Deal Resettling African Migrants
- April 03, 2018

The agreement "will allow for a larger number of immigrants to leave Israel than the previous plan, and [this will be done] under the auspices of the United Nations and the global community", according to an announcement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office, cited by Haaretz . (more...)
Supreme Court rules for car dealerships in overtime case Supreme Court rules for car dealerships in overtime case
- April 03, 2018

Hughes didn't comply with commands from officers to drop the knife and continued to move toward her roommate. In an unsigned opinion , the court said the officer, Andrew Kisela, was entitled to qualified immunity in the shooting of Amy Hughes. (more...)
United States declares MML, TAK terrorist outfits United States declares MML, TAK terrorist outfits
- April 03, 2018

Moreover, the US Treasury Department also updated its list of individual terrorists, identifying seven members of the MML leadership as LeT activists who were acting in MML on behalf of LeT. Controlled by Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed , who has a $10 million USA bounty on his head, the Milli Muslim League shot to prominence after fielding a candidate in a September 2017 by-election to fill a seat vacated by deposed Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif. (more...)
A family's SUV plunges off coastal cliff: tragic accident or intentional? A family's SUV plunges off coastal cliff: tragic accident or intentional?
- April 03, 2018

A helicopter hovers over the Northern California site where the Hart family's SUV was discovered Monday afternoon. The couple's three other children are missing and presumed dead. Both Sarah and Jennifer Hart as well as three of their six children - 19-year-old Markis, 14-year-old Jeremiah and 14-year-old Abigail - were confirmed dead Wednesday. (more...)
Parkland teens mock-and criticize-their new clear backpacks Parkland teens mock-and criticize-their new clear backpacks
- April 03, 2018

Students returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Monday for the first time since they organized one of the largest youth-led protests in U.S. Eight highway patrol troopers were added after a student brought a knife to school, another made online threats and the brother of suspected shooter Nikolas Cruz was found skateboarding on campus. (more...)
Local Events For Sexual Assault Awareness Month Local Events For Sexual Assault Awareness Month
- April 03, 2018

The 24-hour Hotline at TWC received 2,600 calls for domestic violence and sexual assault. Both former president Barack Obama and Trump previously used presidential proclamations to raise awareness for the issue in April. In Duluth, the Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault (PAVSA) will also be hosting some events. The accusations range from assault, groping, nonconsensual kissing, sexual harassment, and purposefully walking in on women changing. (more...)
Left unattended in health centre, woman delivers in an auto in Chhattisgarh Left unattended in health centre, woman delivers in an auto in Chhattisgarh
- April 03, 2018

The teen college student had initially gone to Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn, Michigan, around 3:30 a.m. on February 10 after slipping on some ice. "In this particular case it is very obvious that this person was causing a ruckus, was causing a disturbance, he should have been the one placed under arrest until the police arrived", her attorneys told CBS News . (more...)
Mueller Team Probing Ex-Trump Aide's Alleged Meeting With Assange Mueller Team Probing Ex-Trump Aide's Alleged Meeting With Assange
- April 03, 2018

Stone and Assange were apparently thousands of miles apart at the time. "I dined with Julian Assange last night", according to a copy of an email dated August 4, 2016, and sent to former President Donald Trump adviser Sam Nunberg , the Journal reported. (more...)
Elephant killed as circus lorry overturns in Spain Elephant killed as circus lorry overturns in Spain
- April 03, 2018

Local police also posted photos from the scene. Gregorio Serrano, the general traffic director of the Ministry of the Interior, tweeted video of one of the elephants being winched from the road in a crane. One of the elephants died from injuries sustained in the accident while two others were injured. One video showed an elephant being lifted as firefighters stabilised it by holding its big feet, one of which appeared to be wrapped in a bandage. (more...)
Legalizing medical marijuana could help curb the opioid epidemic Legalizing medical marijuana could help curb the opioid epidemic
- April 03, 2018

Opioid death rates are not lower in states that do not have protection for the use of marijuana, showing a clear link between the two . Medical marijuana could help quell the ongoing opioid epidemic, a pair of new studies contends. Most people, including teenagers , with an opioid-use disorder start out with a legitimate prescription for the drugs from health care providers for pain management. (more...)
Daesh's 'Jihadi Beatles' Fear Unfair Trial After Losing UK Citizenship Daesh's 'Jihadi Beatles' Fear Unfair Trial After Losing UK Citizenship
- April 03, 2018

They are accused of being members of the Beatles cell, nicknamed due to their British accents, who US officials say executed 27 western hostages and tortured many more. "As for my position, I didn't see any benefit". Among the captives thought to have been killed by the cell were British aid workers David Haines and Alan Henning, who were beheaded. (more...)

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