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US Slaps Putin's Oligarch Allies With New Sanctions
- April 06, 2018

All told, seven Russian oligarchs, 12 companies they own, and another 17 Russian government officials are targeted by the sanctions, which freeze assets held in the USA and ban Americans from doing business with those named. It follows the USA decision last month to sanction 19 people and five entities, including Russian intelligence services, for cyber attacks stretching back at least two years. (more...)
Two officers sent to hospital following two separate assaults on Victoria police Two officers sent to hospital following two separate assaults on Victoria police
- April 06, 2018

They spotted a man matching a suspect description at Douglas Street and Pandora Avenue and after a brief conversation, the suspect assaulted one of the officers and tried to assault the other. Two different officers were also assaulted Thursday while trying to arrest a man in the 800-block of Cormorant Street, VicPD said. This comes after reports on social media of a man running through people's gardens in the area. (more...)
Nigerian Teenager stabbed to death in London
- April 06, 2018

Officers rushed to his aid in Link Street, in the east London borough. He had asked for help from police officers who battled to save him along with paramedics and a doctor from an air ambulance. "A lot of the children feel disenfranchised; they don't feel they belong", Pauline Pearce, a community activist and Hackney mayoral candidate for the Liberal Democrats, told the rally against the violence Thursday, adding that she believed the violence was partly due to young people feeling ... (more...)
North Korean Foreign Minister to visit Baku North Korean Foreign Minister to visit Baku
- April 06, 2018

Swaraj will also represent India at the mid-term ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) which will take place on April 5 and 6 in Baku. A meeting of Senior Officials of member countries of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) kicked off in Baku April 3. Apart from her meeting with her counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov, Swaraj is scheduled to call on Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev and first Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva during her stay in Baku. (more...)
Mount Ida College to close; UMass to acquire campus Mount Ida College to close; UMass to acquire campus
- April 06, 2018

The schools announced the agreement on Friday. "For UMass Amherst and our students this is going to be an extraordinary opportunity", said Ed Blaguszewksi, spokesman for UMass Amherst. "We are fully prepared to offer Mount Ida students the private college educational experience they are accustomed to at a public university value", said UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Robert E. (more...)
Sources say 'Lula' will defy arrest order Sources say 'Lula' will defy arrest order
- April 06, 2018

The once wildly popular president leads opinion polls for Brazil's election in October and maintains that the conviction is created to keep him off the ballot. His conviction is "Car Wash's" biggest scalp by far. Lula's detractors celebrated the decision at the supreme court as a victory against corruption and impunity, while his supporters condemned it as an attack on Brazil's democracy. (more...)
Trump Dismisses Rumors That He'll Make Scott Pruitt Attorney General Trump Dismisses Rumors That He'll Make Scott Pruitt Attorney General
- April 06, 2018

On Thursday's broadcast of CNN's "OutFront", Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) stated the Trump administration is the most corrupt administration of our lifetimes, and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is "the poster boy" for the administration. (more...)
India will play supportive role in Nepal's development: PM Oli India will play supportive role in Nepal's development: PM Oli
- April 06, 2018

Oli reiterated his commitment to further bolstering ties with India. "Connectivity including railways, waterways, energy sector, minimizing trade deficit, implementation of past agreements and modernization of agriculture are prioritized in my visit", he said. (more...)
Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. Boosts Holdings in Costco Wholesale Co. (COST) Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. Boosts Holdings in Costco Wholesale Co. (COST)
- April 06, 2018

Connors Investor Services Inc who had been investing in Costco Wholesale for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $82.16 billion market cap company. Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ) now trades with a market capitalization of $81.77 Billion. The firm has "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, October 6. (more...)
India to procure 110 fighter aircraft India to procure 110 fighter aircraft
- April 06, 2018

This could be the world's biggest defence deal. Out of the 110 fighter jets , at least 75 percent will comprise single-seaters while the rest will be twin-seaters, according to a request for information floated on Friday. It may be noted that the IAF is fighting a depleting squadron strength. against a sanctioned strength of 42, the IAF has an operational strength of about 31. (more...)
Parliament functioned only for 59 days during Budget Session Parliament functioned only for 59 days during Budget Session
- April 06, 2018

According to PRS data, during the session, on an average, Lok Sabha worked for 21 per cent of its scheduled time, while Rajya Sabha worked for 27 per cent. He said the government was in regular touch with the Opposition leaders and accused them of being disinterested in smooth functioning of Parliament. The Rajya Sabha transacted slightly longer business in 9.26 hours. (more...)
Donald Trump denies knowledge of $130000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels Donald Trump denies knowledge of $130000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels
- April 06, 2018

Moore said that if there had been any discussion about a potential meeting with Trump, he had been "invited into every discussion about a potential meeting" and would have known if anything had been mentioned bearing out NPR's source, who had said had "zero firsthand knowledge". (more...)
Menendez Brothers Reunited In Prison After 21 Years Apart Menendez Brothers Reunited In Prison After 21 Years Apart
- April 06, 2018

But the brothers lived in separate housing units and would not have seen each other, Thornton said. Lyle Menendez was 21 and Erik was 18 when they killed their parents Jose and Kitty Menendez. Kitty was also rendered nearly unrecognizable after being shot several times. The brothers say the murders followed sexual abuse by their father. But this week, Erik was transferred into the same unit as his brother at the facility, which houses almost 3,900 male inmates, corrections department ... (more...)
Goats rescued from 200ft bridge beam in the US Goats rescued from 200ft bridge beam in the US
- April 06, 2018

It is not clear how they got on to the high beam. Local press reported that the goats have been still stranded over the bridge ray approximately 18 hours. Work crews used a crane to save the goats that were stranded. "Borrowing a crane from PennDOT, both goats were rescued and safely returned to their home", the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission said on its Facebook page Wednesday. (more...)
Video Captures Bobcat, Snake Facing Off in Arizona Video Captures Bobcat, Snake Facing Off in Arizona
- April 06, 2018

The video taken by Laura Lucky in Scottsdale shows the pair facing off along a sidewalk. After an intense battle the bobcat finally captures the snake within its mouth and walks away with it dangling down, to incredulous screams from within the vehicle. (more...)
Philadelphia to cheer NCAA champs Villanova with parade today Philadelphia to cheer NCAA champs Villanova with parade today
- April 06, 2018

The local coaching fraternity had effusive praise for Jay Wright and his Villanova basketball program after the Wildcats' 79-62 win on Monday over MI earned them their second NCAA championship in three years. DiVincenzo thanked the crowd for coming out to the parade. "It is awesome. I'm really impressed". -- The Villanova Wildcats are on the move and the National Championship Parade is underway. (more...)
Permit granted for Nord Stream 2 pipeline to use the Finnish EEZ Permit granted for Nord Stream 2 pipeline to use the Finnish EEZ
- April 06, 2018

The Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland is processing Nord Stream-2's application for a permit under the Water Act regarding the construction and operation of the pipeline. Those permitting procedures are proceeding as planned, Nord Stream 2 AG said today. In September 2017, the Swiss project developer Nord Stream-2 AG submitted an application for the Finnish government's consent under the Act on the Exclusive Economic Zone of Finland. (more...)
Brother Of YouTube Shooter Thinks Police Missed A Chance To Prevent Attack Brother Of YouTube Shooter Thinks Police Missed A Chance To Prevent Attack
- April 06, 2018

Rather, the shooting seemed motivated by her anger at YouTube's " policies and practices", he said. An FBI study of 160 "active shooter" incidents between 2000 and 2013 found only six, or 3.8%, were perpetrated by women. In October, the San Diego store advertised on its Facebook page a "12 Guns of Christmas" sale for the same model purchased by Aghdam , selling them for $399.99. (more...)
Won't compromise with communalism: Nitish Kumar Won't compromise with communalism: Nitish Kumar
- April 06, 2018

Referring to his break-up of ties with Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Congress, Nitish said he didn't compromise with corruption and should not be expected to do so with communalism either. "Such elements are not spared". Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today came down heavily on opposition parties in the state saying who had supported prohibition in the state two years back, were now indulged in unethical politics. (more...)
Dell Launches Powerful New XPS 15 With Intel's New Core i9 Processors Dell Launches Powerful New XPS 15 With Intel's New Core i9 Processors
- April 06, 2018

Systems with Intel's new Coffee Lake processors will ship in May with a base price of $999. But in the U.S., the Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1 will launch on April 3 with prices starting at $1299.99. That keyboard deck feels as plush as usual and houses the same Dell keyboard you've come to love, so expect deep enough travel and strong feedback. (more...)
Helen of Troy Limited (HELE) Forms Wedge Down Pattern at $86.45
- April 06, 2018

About 16,226 shares traded. Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $235,000 activity. HELE underperformed the S&P 500 by 24.25%. (NASDAQ:CTXS). Assetmark Incorporated accumulated 0.23% or 254,265 shares. Sei holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP) was raised too. (more...)
Reward offered for fugitive mechanic possibly involved in '96 ValuJet crash Reward offered for fugitive mechanic possibly involved in '96 ValuJet crash
- April 06, 2018

But he never faced charges and fled, FBI Miami Particular Agent Jacqueline Fruge explained in a news release obtained by the Herald. "I've lived and breathed it for many, many years". According to the FBI , Fruge had to ask the families for items that could provide fingerprints and help them match remains at the scene. It is offering a $10,000 reward in a "Wanted" poster calling for information about a man identified as Mauro Ociel Valenzuela-Reyes. (more...)
Corbett ruled off the ballot Corbett ruled off the ballot
- April 06, 2018

Corbett argued in court this week that some crossed-off signatures should have been counted. In his decision , May wrote, "By striking through - or crossing off - the signatures at issue, Mr. Earlier this week, Corbett accused "dark money organizations" and the Reynolds campaign of working to challenge his petition. Corbett submitted a petition with more than that amount, but the petition was challenged by Craig Robinson, editor and founder of the Iowa Republican blog, citing numerous ... (more...)
Skripal poisoning was in UK's interests: Lavrov Skripal poisoning was in UK's interests: Lavrov
- April 06, 2018

In a news conference on Monday, Mr Lavrov accused western countries of "playing children's games" and hinted of the possibility of Britain being behind Mr Skripal's poisoning. In a tweet which included a photo from British zombie film 28 Days Later, the embassy wrote "28 days passed since the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal ". (more...)
Michelle Obama: 'I Don't Want to be President' Michelle Obama: 'I Don't Want to be President'
- April 06, 2018

She let the sentence trail off without actually saying Donald Trump's name, giving the crowd a knowing nod and smile as the audience laughed. "My sense is that first of all you have to want the job..." Organizers say they invited Obama because she's "a passionate and tireless champion of women, families and young people ". (more...)
Sharif, Imran playing politics to make money: Zardari Sharif, Imran playing politics to make money: Zardari
- April 06, 2018

At a rally in Garhi Khuda Baksh, near the mausoleum of former Pakistan President and Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto , Zardari said, "If Nawaz and Imran had done any work for the welfare of the people, they wouldn't have been doing a propaganda against us". (more...)
Trump Sees 2000 to 4000 National Guard Troops at the Border Trump Sees 2000 to 4000 National Guard Troops at the Border
- April 06, 2018

Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One, Trump said he would keep the troops there until a border wall was built to keep out what his administration described as a surge in the number of attempted illegal border crossings. - In 2006, Border Patrol reported a total of 1,089,092 apprehensions. National Guard troops assisted in 11.7%. The administration made it clear that the mission, named "Operation Phalanx", would be aimed at catching drug smugglers and not targeting migrants. (more...)
Former Russian spy no longer in critical condition after poisoning Former Russian spy no longer in critical condition after poisoning
- April 06, 2018

She said in a statement issued earlier this week that her "strength is growing daily." Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal is no longer in critical condition and his health is improving rapidly more than a month since he was poisoned with a nerve agent, the British hospital treating him said on Friday (April 6). (more...)
Analyst Backs Bullish View on Amarin Corporation (AMRN) Following Today's Updates
- April 06, 2018

As a company has 288.14M shares outstanding and its current share price is $2.93, the market cap is $844.25M. The Cboe Volatility index, widely considered the best fear gauge in the stock market, dropped 10.67 percent to 21.10 on Tuesday. (more...)
Virginia woman who flipped off Trump's motorcade sues employer Virginia woman who flipped off Trump's motorcade sues employer
- April 06, 2018

According to her suit, Briskman was promised four weeks of severance pay, but only received two. "Basically, you can not have "lewd" or 'obscene" things in your social media. "Working for a company that does business with the federal government should provide you with greater opportunities, but it should never limit your ability to criticize that government in your private time". (more...)

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