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Brazil court to rule on ex-leader Lula's jail term Brazil court to rule on ex-leader Lula's jail term
- April 05, 2018

Meanwhile, defenders of Lula also organised rallies in several cities, calling for the habeas corpus to be granted. A court ruling is possible as early as Wednesday. Lula was found guilty in August and sentenced to 10 years in prison for accepting bribes worth 3.7 million reais ($1 million) from engineering firm OAS, the amount of money prosecutors said OAS spent refurbishing a beach apartment for Lula in return for his help winning contracts with state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro. (more...)
Lankan MPs debate no-confidence vote Lankan MPs debate no-confidence vote
- April 05, 2018

Sri Lankan police have sought Interpol assistance to arrest Arjun Mahendran, the former bank governor. An emboldened Rajapaksa camp, comprising some 50 MPs calling themselves "Joint Opposition" (JO), soon mooted the no-confidence motion that many in Mr. (more...)
Yankees Fans Are Getting Crushed For What They Did Today Yankees Fans Are Getting Crushed For What They Did Today
- April 05, 2018

Yep, those are Yankees "fans" booing their shiny new acquisition just because he had a frightful day the first time he played at home in the Bronx. He hit 38 home runs in his career. Evan Longoria belted his first home run since joining San Francisco last winter. METS 2, PHILLIES 0: Matt Harvey allowed one hit over five sharp innings in his encouraging season debut, and NY beat visiting Philadelphia. (more...)
Two CRPF men mowed down by force vehicle amid stone pelting Two CRPF men mowed down by force vehicle amid stone pelting
- April 04, 2018

The driver of the CRPF armoured vehicle, identified as Roop Singh, hit a motorcycle that the jawans, Riyaz Ahmed Wani and Nissar Ahmed Wani, were riding. Meanwhile, terrorists hurled grenade on a police-CRPF post in Keegan village of Shopian, ANI reported. "Our heartfelt condolences for CRPF men Riyaz Ahmed Wani and Nissar Ahmed Wani whom we lost in the Kokernag incident today". (more...)
Planned Parenthood president claims she felt bribed by Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Planned Parenthood president claims she felt bribed by Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner
- April 04, 2018

A Planned Parenthood location is seen on August 5, 2015 in New York City. "The main issue, he [Kushner] explained, was abortion", People magazine quoted from Richards's book. "I know there are people who will disagree with me, and maybe I shouldn't have just shut down the conversation, but I did what I thought was best", she wrote. (more...)
Israel's Netanyahu cancels United Nations deal on African migrants Israel's Netanyahu cancels United Nations deal on African migrants
- April 04, 2018

According to the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants (HRM), an Israeli NGO based in Tel Aviv, most of these migrants and asylum-seekers are concentrated in south Tel Aviv and in other cities. According to the agreement, Israel put a moratorium on the forced deportations of refugees from Africa in exchange for a settlement programme. "UNHCR notes the announcement of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu that he has cancelled the Israel-UNHCR agreement of April 2nd on solutions for Eritreans and ... (more...)
California Crash That Killed Hart Family Believed To Be Intentional California Crash That Killed Hart Family Believed To Be Intentional
- April 04, 2018

She said that Devonte was not the only child asking them for help. It's unclear whether one or both of the Hart women adopted the kids. Devonte , who is black, earned national attention when a touching photo of him went viral in 2014. (more...)
Zippy, Cheshire Cat, Banana Split? Police's e-fit of suspect mocked online
- April 04, 2018

And John Duncan was in no doubt about cops should be looking for, saying simply: "Its Methadone Mick from Still Game". Justifying using the image as they hunt the suspect, Warwickshire Police tweeted: "We can confirm that this is real and that we anticipated the attention!" Jeni Jacques said: "Anyone would be distracted by that set of gnashers". (more...)
Foreign spies have apparently been intercepting cell-phone calls in DC Foreign spies have apparently been intercepting cell-phone calls in DC
- April 04, 2018

The March 26 memo , obtained by the Associated Press , is a response to Wyden's November request for information on International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) catchers-commercially known as Stingrays (after the brand common among USA police departments). (more...)
Dutch lawyer is first person to be sentenced in Trump Russia investigation
- April 04, 2018

Jackson said the sentence was meant to "reflect the seriousness of the offense, promote respect for the law" and reduce sentencing disparities. He lied in his first voluntary interview with investigators in November, and according to both Judge Amy Berman Jackson and prosecutor Andrew Weissmann on Tuesday, was "caught red-handed". (more...)
Cynthia Nixon supports legalization of marijuana: 'Let's capture some of that revenue' Cynthia Nixon supports legalization of marijuana: 'Let's capture some of that revenue'
- April 04, 2018

The Democratic primary will be held September 13, and Cuomo - a potential presidential candidate for 2020 - is running for his third term as governor, something that Nixon is aware can be a challenge. "I have been fighting for better and, particularly, more equal funding of NY state's public schools for the last 17 years. If you want it done you actually have to get in there and do it yourself". (more...)
South Korea sends cultural exports north to charm kim Jong Un South Korea sends cultural exports north to charm kim Jong Un
- April 04, 2018

A South Korean artistic group, with some pop legends and the famous girl band Red Velvet , arrived in Pyongyang over the weekend for two performances in the North Korean capital. South Korea's high-ranking officials, including the minister of culture, who attended the concert were reportedly unaware that the reporters had been excluded from the performance. (more...)
Duke of Edinburgh undergoes successful hip surgery Duke of Edinburgh undergoes successful hip surgery
- April 04, 2018

He is said to be "comfortable and in good spirits". His planned surgery will take place today (Wednesday). He also missed the Easter Sunday service traditionally attended by the royal family at St George's Chapel in Windsor to the west of London , where his grandson Prince Harry is due to marry USA actress Meghan Markle next month. (more...)
KJ Apa Is Replacing Kian Lawley In KJ Apa Is Replacing Kian Lawley In "The Hate U Give"
- April 04, 2018

The choice was compared to the removal of Kevin Spacey from Sony's Getty drama All the Money in the World following reports of his sexual misconduct and assault. He never concerned himself with the different skin colour of the girlfriend he adores, and knows little about her life back home. Production resumed on Wednesday for the film, which does not yet have a set release date. (more...)
Trump Under Investigation But Not Criminal Target Of Mueller Probe Trump Under Investigation But Not Criminal Target Of Mueller Probe
- April 04, 2018

After his lies were called out, van der Zwaan began cooperating with investigators, including sharing recordings of his conversations with Gates, "Person A" and with a senior Skadden partner. In a court filing late Monday, prosecutors revealed that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had in August explicitly authorized the special counsel to investigate allegations that Manafort colluded with the Russian government. (more...)
Trump tells Baltic leaders that U.S. is 'very tough on Russia' Trump tells Baltic leaders that U.S. is 'very tough on Russia'
- April 04, 2018

Moments earlier Tuesday, Mr. Trump blasted Mexico over the North American Free Trade Agreement, praised Mexico's own immigration laws, and said the US can not afford to have the "caravans" of people coming through the border. Trade between the United States and the Baltic allies are small compared countries like China, Canada and Mexico, but that trade has been an issue on the top of Trump's mind, making it likely to come up in the meeting of the leaders. (more...)
Is The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) a Long Term Growth Play? Is The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) a Long Term Growth Play?
- April 04, 2018

Boeing Company ( NYSE: BA ) shares exhibited a change of 2.60% during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $330.82. It has outperformed by 70.80% the S&P500. Intact Mgmt owns 5,000 shares. It also increased its holding in Mondelez International Inc. It also increased its holding in Select Sector Spdr Tr Sbi Cons (XLY) by 24,888 shares in the quarter, for a total of 105,948 shares, and has risen its stake in Spdr Industrial Sector (XLI). (more...)
Fighters begin leaving Ghouta's last rebel-held town Fighters begin leaving Ghouta's last rebel-held town
- April 04, 2018

A new group of Syrian rebels and their family members left their stronghold near Damascus on Tuesday, heading to the rebel-held north as part of an agreement with the Syrian government and its Russian backers. In another sign Trump may be mulling a pull-out, The Wall Street Journal recently reported that he is holding up $200 million in USA funding earmarked to go toward stabilizing areas of eastern Syria recaptured from IS. (more...)
Auto leans vertically on utility pole after drunk driving accident Auto leans vertically on utility pole after drunk driving accident
- April 04, 2018

The driver provided ACT police with a sample of breath which returned a positive reading of nearly three times the legal limit of a full licence holder. Sgt Burton said it was very unusual for someone to be caught drink driving a few times in a single evening. He was charged with driving while under the influence of liquor and subsequently released from the Warwick watch house on bail to appear in the town's Magistrates Court later this month. (more...)
Anti-sanctuary city activists split cities in battle over California immigration law Anti-sanctuary city activists split cities in battle over California immigration law
- April 04, 2018

Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the chief deportation agency, and to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which mans the borders. The Orange County Board of Supervisors condemned the policy, choosing to be part of the DOJ's lawsuit against California. (more...)
Mexican Government is Breaking Up Migrant Caravan Mexican Government is Breaking Up Migrant Caravan
- April 04, 2018

After the symposium, some migrants may continue to Mexico's capital, where it is easier to make an asylum claim. "Honduras is the country that has done the most to create suitable conditions so that our compatriots do not leave the country", Diaz added. (more...)
Four Britons killed in Florida vehicle crash Four Britons killed in Florida vehicle crash
- April 04, 2018

Four people from the same Bristol family have died after a vehicle crash in Titusville, Florida, officials have said. Local police said Adam Stephenson, 30, Maryanne Stephenson, 29, Brian Stephenson, 66, and Sheralyn Stephenson, 56, all from Bristol, died on Monday after turning their rental auto into the path of a truck at an junction. (more...)
April showers Tuesday turn into snow by Wednesday, forecasts show April showers Tuesday turn into snow by Wednesday, forecasts show
- April 04, 2018

Mary's counties. The center of the storm system is forecast to pass right over the Buffalo Niagara region early Wednesday morning, forecasts show. Wednesday to 2 a.m. Thursday for Wayne, northern Cayuga, Oswego and Jefferson counties. Thursday will be sunny and chilly with highs in the low 50s and a stiff Northwest breeze. (more...)
Donald Trump says he will use military to protect USA border Donald Trump says he will use military to protect USA border
- April 04, 2018

Trump has also demanded Mexico break up the caravan of hundreds of Central Americans traveling to the U.S . On Tuesday night, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Twitter that the caravan "dispersed gradually and at the decision of its participants". (more...)
Karnataka win will open doors for BJP in south: Amit Shah Karnataka win will open doors for BJP in south: Amit Shah
- April 04, 2018

The Congress on Monday moved the Election Commission (EC) demanding registration of case against BJP chief Amit Shah and party's chief ministerial candidate in Karnataka B.S. Subsequently, he will meet Chief Minister Raman Singh, State BJP President Dharamlal Kaushik and the party's General Secretary (Organisation) Pawan Sai and review preparations for the coming elections. (more...)
Prosecution Again Seeks to Arrest Ex-Governor on Sexual Assault Charges Prosecution Again Seeks to Arrest Ex-Governor on Sexual Assault Charges
- April 04, 2018

Norfolk Police said the 24-year-old victim called them on February 20 from Poplar Hall Park after the alleged attack. This investigation has been both exhaustive and intensive as we have reviewed cases going back over ten years. "The focus of this grant is to design education and prevention programs to address sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking on TTU campus and work with the surrounding community to build a supportive environment for individuals who have experienced sexual ... (more...)
Bring The Wind, And Rain, And Thunder Bring The Wind, And Rain, And Thunder
- April 04, 2018

Snow depths across northern Wisconsin , for early April, will near a foot and a half to two feet by the end of this storm . "Actually, it kind of set the tone on New Year's Day", she said, "when we had some record lows in the area". The big southern MI cities of Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Jackson, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek will only get one inch or less of total snow. Tuesday: A 90 percent chance of rain possibly mixed with snow, high near 36. (more...)
Monsoon rains to be average this year, forecasts Skymet
- April 04, 2018

A better than expected monsoon in Maharashtra and even Uttar Pradesh could spur overall economic growth. In Maharashtra, Marathwada and Vidarbha witnessed good rainfall in 2016 as compared to the lower side in Vidarbha and normal rains in Marathwada a year ago. (more...)
4 killed in Marine helicopter crash 4 killed in Marine helicopter crash
- April 04, 2018

The Marine Corps said it would withhold the identities of the deceased for 24 hours until next-of-kin notifications were complete. At the time of the incident, four crew members were onboard the chopper, which belongs to 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. (more...)
It's Commonwealth Games time for Prince Charles and wife Camilla in Australia It's Commonwealth Games time for Prince Charles and wife Camilla in Australia
- April 04, 2018

Prince Charles and Camilla have touched down in Brisbane. Around an hour before their arrival the scene was far from a fairytale welcome, with pouring rain and just a few eager well-wishers standing behind metal barriers. The lunchtime visit had been timed to coincide with city workers being free to come and greet the royal visitors, however many had come from further afield. (more...)

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