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Opelika police investigate Dollar General armed robbery Opelika police investigate Dollar General armed robbery
- April 05, 2018

In one robbery, police say he told an employee at a Speedway, "give me the money or I'll shoot you". According to authorities, 53-year-old William Garner and an unidentified black male suspect entered a business located in the 3800 block of Victoria Dr with handguns demanding money from the business owner. (more...)
Sinclair could bring its 'fake news' crusade to a Dallas station soon Sinclair could bring its 'fake news' crusade to a Dallas station soon
- April 05, 2018

The script for the show, which was company-mandated by the broadcasting giant Sinclair Broadcast Group , claim some journalists publish "fake stories, stories that just aren't true, without checking facts first". "The sharing of biased and false news has become all too common on social media", a KOMO anchor said . It wasn't. Mind control by "some members of the media" and outlets that don't check facts were far more attention grabbing. (more...)
German court refuses to extradite Catalonia's Puigdemont German court refuses to extradite Catalonia's Puigdemont
- April 05, 2018

The court said the rebellion charge Mr Puigdemont faced in Spain was not a criminal offence in Germany , while the violence component that would justify a high treason charge was also missing. The Spanish government was not immediately able to comment. Spain accused the Catalan separatist of rebellion and corruption after he organized an unsanctioned independence referendum. (more...)
Woman fired after flipping off President Donald Trump's motorcade sues ex-employer Woman fired after flipping off President Donald Trump's motorcade sues ex-employer
- April 05, 2018

Her employer said she violated the company's social media policy after she used the image as her profile picture on social media. Briskman was sacked after a photo went viral that showed the cyclist flipping off Trump's motorcade as he left his golf course in Sterling, Va. (more...)
Woman called 'worst DUI offender' caught: 6 DUIs in 6 states Woman called 'worst DUI offender' caught: 6 DUIs in 6 states
- April 05, 2018

Schleicher had been previously busted for DUI-related offenses in Kentucky, Wisconsin, Indiana, California, Oregon and Minnesota, and had three oustanding warrants against her, according to the police chief. "This is one of the worst impaired driving arrests our agency has ever made", Weitzel said. When she was arrested in a state, she would just not show up in court unless she was held in custody. (more...)
LOOKING AT THE BIG PICTURE:: Eldorado Gold Corporation, (NYSE: EGO) LOOKING AT THE BIG PICTURE:: Eldorado Gold Corporation, (NYSE: EGO)
- April 05, 2018

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16, a quick ratio of 4.98 and a current ratio of 6.46. The Return on Investment and Return on Equity (ROE) values are 12.5 percent and 5.9 percent, respectively. Income is money received by an individual or business in exchange for supplying a good or service or through investing capital. The Average True Range is an exponential moving average (14-days) of the True Ranges. (more...)
Dayton ISD teacher accused of having child pornography Dayton ISD teacher accused of having child pornography
- April 05, 2018

The state police then identified Ranger as the man who had rented the storage locker previously, which led them to his current Baltimore County residence. Maclean has been held in the Cheshire County jail since late September, according to the institution's inmate list. David Maclean, 71, of Swanzey, is scheduled to be sentenced on July 13 after he pleaded guilty in U.S. (more...)
Matte III leads McCann Tech baseball team to win over Mount Everett Matte III leads McCann Tech baseball team to win over Mount Everett
- April 05, 2018

Joining in the offense were Chris Beardsley with a double and a single as well as four runs scored while Hunter Beardsley chipped in two singles. "That was huge for us", Rodriguez coach Tom Ledda said of Fonoti's outing. In the first inning, Anissa Amarillas started in the circle for the Wildcats as she put away the first three batters of the game. A Carder also had an RBI single in the inning. (more...)
Man alleges UP CM Yogi Adityanath pushed him away at Janta Darbar Man alleges UP CM Yogi Adityanath pushed him away at Janta Darbar
- April 05, 2018

Meanwhile, PM Modi has reportedly assured him that action will be taken. He also claimed instances of rampant corruption in the district administration and forest department in Chandauli, which is close to his constituency, for nearly three year. (more...)
Koreas Hold Preparatory Talks Ahead of Landmark Summit Koreas Hold Preparatory Talks Ahead of Landmark Summit
- April 05, 2018

Kim Jong-un is unlikely to ever give up his nuclear arsenal willingly but the North Korean leader is rational and can be deterred from using his weapons, the defence committee has reported today. This month's summit will be only the third of its kind since the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice. The two sides are also believed to have discussed whether to allow live broadcasting of the summit for the first time, as the previous two summits were recorded and aired later. (more...)
President Trump Pledges 'Strong Action Today' on Immigration President Trump Pledges 'Strong Action Today' on Immigration
- April 05, 2018

The Trump administration has also sought to change USA immigration laws governing detention of unaccopanied children and family units, which it says encourage illegal immigration. Trump, in the absence of many senior level aides, allegedly sought counsel of these people whom he believes speaks for the voters who elected him as president, for the solution of many imperative matters, including immigration and DACA deal. (more...)
1 million accounts suspended for 'terrorism promotion', says Twitter 1 million accounts suspended for 'terrorism promotion', says Twitter
- April 05, 2018

This is an interesting shift on the mix from the last reported period when Twitter said content was removed for: harassment (37%), hateful conduct (35%), and impersonation (13%). These changes are now reflected in this latest Transparency Report, which includes details about removal requests from trusted reporters and non-governmental organizations that we reviewed for potential violations of local law (s). (more...)
Spain judge to decide whether to release HSBC leaker Spain judge to decide whether to release HSBC leaker
- April 05, 2018

A former HSBC employee convicted of leaking account data that led to a tax evasion scandal has been arrested in Madrid on a warrant issued by Switzerland, Spanish police said. The arrest on Wednesday, almost two years after Falciani's conviction was made final by Swiss courts, comes as Spain seeks the extradition from Switzerland of Marta Rovira. (more...)
Central American 'caravan' to end in Mexico City, migrants defiant Central American 'caravan' to end in Mexico City, migrants defiant
- April 05, 2018

Mujica said this year's trek was complicated by the caravan's size. "It's also important the people develop a strategic plan" for what they'll do upon arriving at the border, so that their efforts do not end up making them even more vulnerable. (more...)
Bollywood's Salman Khan guilty of killing rare antelopes Bollywood's Salman Khan guilty of killing rare antelopes
- April 05, 2018

Khan has denied the allegations throughout, with his lawyers arguing the blackbucks died of natural causes such as overeating, and that there was no evidence to suggest they had been shot. Salman Khan was in 2015 cleared of charges in a hit-and-run in which his vehicle crashed into men sleeping on a pavement in Mumbai, killing one. His acquittal is being challenged in the Supreme Court. (more...)
Level talks on summit protocol, security kick off Level talks on summit protocol, security kick off
- April 05, 2018

Working-level talks between the two Koreas began Thursday to discuss preparations for the inter-Korean summit set for later this month. The meeting, which will be held on the southern side of the border village of Panmunjom, will discuss matters including protocol, security and news releases, Yonhap said, citing the Republic of Korea's (ROK) unification ministry. (more...)
4 people killed in shooting at Turkish university 4 people killed in shooting at Turkish university
- April 05, 2018

A researcher shot and killed four colleagues at the Eskisehir Osmangazi University in northwestern Turkey on Thursday. Police are now questioning the assailant. Turkish media. Broadcaster CNN Turk said three others had been wounded in the shooting. Television pictures showed people gathering outside the university's main entrance while many ambulances were sent to the area. (more...)
Philippines' Boracay Island Closed For Six Months Due To Pollution Philippines' Boracay Island Closed For Six Months Due To Pollution
- April 05, 2018

Frederick Alegre, a secretary from the country's tourism department, said his department is still calculating the financial cost of the closure , but stressed it was "being done to sustain and save Boracay". Boracay is one of 7,300 islands in the archipelago nation and hosts 1,800 businesses, including global hotel chains like Shangri-La and Movenpick, and locally listed companies Megaworld Corp. (more...)
Snow on Friday, then near-record cold forecast for St. Louis weekend Snow on Friday, then near-record cold forecast for St. Louis weekend
- April 05, 2018

There's a possibility that Monday and Tuesday will also see snow but it's a little too early to know how that storm will play out. FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy skies develop, with scattered rain showers, and a high temperature of 57 degrees. (more...)
DMK-led Opposition bandh over Cauvery begins in TN DMK-led Opposition bandh over Cauvery begins in TN
- April 05, 2018

On February 16, the Supreme Court directed the Centre to form the CMB within six weeks to implement a formula for sharing of Cauvery water between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Nevertheless, transport unions came out in support of the shutdown call issued by the opposition parties. Normal life was also affected in Pondicherry. (more...)
Australian Boxer Taylah Robertson Guaranteed To Win Medal Australian Boxer Taylah Robertson Guaranteed To Win Medal
- April 05, 2018

Bunbury athletes Jake Harvie and Cameron Gliddon are looking to etch their names in sporting history at 2018's biggest sporting event - the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games . "She's proved she should be there, she beat the country's best 51kg girls and beat them convincingly", Evans added. Women's boxing has only been a part of major competitions since London 2012, with it first entering the Commonwealth competition in Glasgow in 2014. (more...)
Ronaldo thanks Juventus fans for applauding his goal Ronaldo thanks Juventus fans for applauding his goal
- April 05, 2018

Zidane was effusive in his praise. "Cristiano is simply a different player than all the others", Zidane said. The Spain worldwide is unlikely to care too much about all his yellow cards, as he is still widely considered to be the best centre back in European football. (more...)
NSA McMaster Blasts Putin to Baltic Leaders NSA McMaster Blasts Putin to Baltic Leaders
- April 05, 2018

McMaster offered harsh words for Russian Federation and said that the US and the rest of the global community have not been tough enough on Russian Federation. "If we got along with Russian Federation, that would be a good thing not a bad thing", said Trump, who recently proposed a White House summit with Putin. (more...)
Man sued over California mansion death is found responsible Man sued over California mansion death is found responsible
- April 05, 2018

Adam Shacknai, 54, is the brother of Jonah Shacknai, founder of Scottsdale-based Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. and boyfriend of Zahau at the time of her death. "She was murdered and doesn't deserve to be treated the way the sheriff's department treated her", she said. Hillcrest County sheriff's authorities said Wednesday they standby the first investigation but are willing to review any new signs that came out from the civil trial. (more...)
Civil rights icon recalls RFK speech about MLK assassination Civil rights icon recalls RFK speech about MLK assassination
- April 05, 2018

Hundreds gathered to commemorate the historic speech. "Let us dedicate ourselves to that, and say a prayer for our country and for our people". Lewis, who was a Kennedy campaign aide in 1968, told the several hundred people gathered in the windy, cold park Wednesday that it was hard for him to be back there for the first time since that night. (more...)
Sally Pearson withdraws from Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Sally Pearson withdraws from Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
- April 05, 2018

But she did add: "It's a matter of what my body wants to do on the day and that's pretty much going to make my decision for me". Speculation has mounted over whether Sally Pearson ever intended on competing in her third straight Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast . (more...)
Brazil former president Lula faces jail for corruption after supreme court ruling Brazil former president Lula faces jail for corruption after supreme court ruling
- April 05, 2018

Brazil's top court voted 6-5 to reject former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's petition to stay out of prison while appealing a corruption conviction . He appealed in a lower court but lost. The court denied his plea to remain free until he has exhausted all possible appeals, Reuters reported. The Supreme Court's deliberations on the sensitive case took place under extraordinary social and political pressure. (more...)
Meeting our match: Buying 100 percent renewable energy Meeting our match: Buying 100 percent renewable energy
- April 05, 2018

Back in 2017, Google started to increase its spending on renewable energy and meant to go 100 percent renewable to match the energy usage across 13 of its data centers and office complexes. Last year, the company bought more renewable energy than the amount of electricity used by its offices and data centers. The department of energy said the 27 projects, located in mainly rural parts of South Africa, would amount to R55.92 billion in new direct investment in the energy sector and create ... (more...)
Woman said she was upset with 'drinking, another woman' before killing husband Woman said she was upset with 'drinking, another woman' before killing husband
- April 05, 2018

She was headed off to school in Bridgehampton, Long Island. The messages showed Shelby asking her boyfriend to be completely honest and whether he found her less attractive since she stopped being underweight and is now healthy. Nothing like a viral tweet to show you the error of you ways. You don't deserve that. Dr. Marco Rubin, who is in charge of a neurosurgery in Beilinson, andwho flew to Hungary to take care of Abitbul, said: "After the woman's fall, I received an urgent request to ... (more...)
Donald Trump says 'strong action' coming on immigration Donald Trump says 'strong action' coming on immigration
- April 05, 2018

Trump promised during the presidential campaign to build a southern border wall to stop illegal immigration and drugs coming in from Mexico, but Congress has frustrated the president by not moving as quickly on the wall as he would like. The Guard members were used for surveillance, communications, administrative support, intelligence, analysis and the installation of border security infrastructure. (more...)

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