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Syria: 40 civilians killed in air strike in Eastern Ghouta Syria: 40 civilians killed in air strike in Eastern Ghouta
- April 08, 2018

A human rights group says 63 people have been killed in the past 2 days. Syrian state media said on April 6 that the airstrikes were retribution for the Jaysh-al-Islam group shelling government areas in Eastern Ghouta. The Observatory said that a split within Jaysh al-Islam meant that while some members wanted to quit Douma, hardliners insisted that they all stay and fight. (more...)
Weekend storm system bringing heavy mountain snow, rain to the Denver metro Weekend storm system bringing heavy mountain snow, rain to the Denver metro
- April 08, 2018

The areas mainly impacted by this winter weather will be those along the Kentucky Ohio river border counties. We're keeping our eyes on another weekend system that is expected to bring some precipitation to parts of the Delaware Valley on Saturday. (more...)
Facebook says it should have audited Cambridge Analytica Facebook says it should have audited Cambridge Analytica
- April 08, 2018

So Facebook will be disabling the feature and will also make changes to account recovery to reduce the risk of scraping. Zuckerberg himself will be questioned by Congress on April 10 and 11. The issue ads requirement is new. Following the reveal, Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer has also outlined plans to restrict data access on the platform - affecting APIs such as Pages, Events, Groups, and Instagram Platforms. (more...)
14 dead after truck collides with Canadian junior hockey team's bus 14 dead after truck collides with Canadian junior hockey team's bus
- April 08, 2018

The deaths of the team's head coach, Darcy Haugan, and captain, Logan Schatz, have also been confirmed by relatives. Tributes poured in online for Haugan who was described as an wonderful mentor to young players. On Friday night, more than a hundred people packed the Apostolic Church in Nipawin - including family members of Broncos players who had been on the bus - awaiting word from the accident, the Globe and Mail reported. (more...)
Shooting on 'adult-themed' party bus in IL kills 3 Shooting on 'adult-themed' party bus in IL kills 3
- April 08, 2018

The suspect has not been located after fleeing the bus after the shooting. "Obviously there's an individual out there who has killed three people, and we need to apprehend (that) individual", he said. The three victims haven't been publicly identified. O'Shea said only that "a suspect on the bus shot other individuals on the bus". Anyone with information about the incident or King's whereabouts is asked to contact the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900 or Crimestoppers at ... (more...)
Sergei Skripal was out of critical condition Sergei Skripal was out of critical condition
- April 08, 2018

Yulia Skripal, who's father Sergei Skripal remains in a critical condition, released a statement via British police overnight, expressing her gratitude to those who came to her aid. According to The Times of London , the report traced the nerve agent to Russia's Scientific & Research Institute of Radiation and Chemical Defence in Shikhany, a "closed city" that is home to a chemical testing ground. (more...)
On April 6-7 analysts noticed BitcoinFast (BCF) decline by -2.44%
- April 08, 2018

Binance Coin (BNB) traded 2.5% higher against the dollar and now trades at $12.53 or 0.00182930 BTC. Emercoin (EMC) traded up 3.3% against the dollar and now trades at $2.20 or 0.00031920 BTC. PressOne's official website is b.network . The Reddit community for Solaris is /r/solarisxlr and the currency's Github account can be viewed here. (more...)
(INTC) Holdings Lowered by Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc. WI (INTC) Holdings Lowered by Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc. WI
- April 08, 2018

About 28.22M shares traded. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has declined 16.28% since April 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.43% the S&P500. Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 18 sales for $32.56 million activity. Berkley W R owns 243,300 shares. RBC Capital Markets maintained Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) rating on Friday, January 26. (more...)
EPS for Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) Expected At $0.93
- April 08, 2018

It has outperformed by 29.09% the S&P500. Hennessy Advisors Inc reported 0.05% in Total System Services, Inc. TSS's SI was 2.83M shares in April as released by FINRA. Amica Retiree Medical Trust reported 1,206 shs. The active investment managers in our database now hold: 11.03 million shares, down from 11.04 million shares in 2017Q3. (more...)
2.7 magnitude natural disaster recorded near Glenwood Springs 2.7 magnitude natural disaster recorded near Glenwood Springs
- April 08, 2018

There were two magnitude 2.5 quakes sandwiched between the two in the area, according to USGS. Garfield County Emergency Management Director Mike Honigsberg said there are no immediate reports of injury or serious damage following the quakes. (more...)
US sanctions target Putin allies US sanctions target Putin allies
- April 08, 2018

As we reported earlier, the USA imposed new sanctions against Russian oligarchs and companies on April 6. A state-owned arms-dealing company, accused by the U.S. That's a contrast from a separate slate of March sanctions that targeted Russian spies and commercial hackers and trolls who played a direct role in the nation's 2016 election meddling but may not have overseas bank accounts or other juicy sanctions targets. (more...)
National Guard to send 250 troops to Texas-Mexico border National Guard to send 250 troops to Texas-Mexico border
- April 08, 2018

Bush stationed 6,000 Guard members at the border, 2,400 of them in Arizona . Even as Mr. Trump announced his mobilization this week, the Texas National Guard already had about 100 troops at the border, as part of a state border-security operation that began in 2014. (more...)
Winter weather rules this weekend with cold and snow Winter weather rules this weekend with cold and snow
- April 08, 2018

The cold air will retreat north and east. DENVER -Saturday, temperatures warm back to the 50s for Denver and most of the eastern plains. Expect showers to continue into the afternoon, along with windy conditions. Black ice will be possible as temps drop into the 20s and teens late Saturday night and into Sunday morning. So don't worry - the weather will try to break by the middle of next week.we just have to get there first! Looks like a soggy and chilly start to the work week. (more...)
Top IS commander in Afghanistan killed in airstrike Top IS commander in Afghanistan killed in airstrike
- April 08, 2018

He said Mawlavi Habib Ur Rahman has been appointed as his IS successor in the north of the country. "We are conducting a series of intensive operations in Jawzjan and across all of northern Afghanistan to defeat IS-K", said Colonel Lisa Garcia, spokeswoman for US Forces-Afghanistan in a statement, using the term for IS in the region. (more...)
Trump thanks crews for stopping fire at Trump Tower on Saturday Trump thanks crews for stopping fire at Trump Tower on Saturday
- April 08, 2018

Crews were called to the 50 floor of the building on Fifth Avenue shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday. President Trump later tweeted that the fire was out and said that firefighters had done a good job. Streets surrounding the building in Midtown Manhattan have been closed off. There are no injuries so far, officials said. The FDNY Alerts Twitter account first reported the fire at 2:57pm on Saturday. (more...)
Fire reported at Trump Tower in New York: fire department
- April 08, 2018

President Trump tweeted shortly after the incident, saying the fire at his namesake high-rise "is out". There were no immediate reports of injuries. Trump says it was "Very confined (well built building)". 5th Avenue is closed between East 55th Street and East 57th Street. At least two firetrucks appeared to be on scene. (more...)
ASU Softball: Sun Devils split doubleheader versus Oregon State ASU Softball: Sun Devils split doubleheader versus Oregon State
- April 08, 2018

Northwest answered with two runs in the first, three in the second and third and two more in the fifth. Before the inning finished Gavin Dohrn scored another run to cap off a six-run inning that saw Havasu bat through the lineup and take the lead for the remainder of the game. (more...)
ICE carries out largest workplace raid in a decade ICE carries out largest workplace raid in a decade
- April 08, 2018

The National Immigration Law Center said agents employed George W. Bush-era tactics to carry out the raid on Southeastern Provision in Bean Station, Tenn. ICE released 32 of the 86 arrested on civil immigration charges. The plant is under investigation for allegedly hiring undocumented immigrants, filing false tax returns and evading taxes. (more...)
Man arrested after mother's body found in freezer Man arrested after mother's body found in freezer
- April 08, 2018

Malawi police identified the two suspects arsJoseph Boidi aged 26, from Chipumi village T/A Nduwa in Mchinji and Owen William aged 25, from Mcheneka village T/A Kachere in Dedza district. The female resident was suspected of selling meth. Officers were granted a search warrant for the house, which smelled of marijuana, they said. Singh has been further charged with two counts of possession for the goal of trafficking and obstructing a peace officer. (more...)
Facebook suspends Canadian consultancy over improper data use
- April 08, 2018

In March, it was made public that personal information of about 50 million Facebook users had been harvested by the Cambridge Analytica consultancy firm without their permission. Global News has reached out to AIQ for comment, but in a previous statement the company said it has worked "in full compliance within all legal and regulatory requirements in all jurisdictions where we operate". (more...)
Second man sentenced in trafficking of runaway girls | The Wichita Eagle Second man sentenced in trafficking of runaway girls | The Wichita Eagle
- April 08, 2018

The victim later disclosed to a counselor at the Children's Advocacy Center that Galan also raped her on several occasions. The two female victims were 7 and 9 years old at the time they were abused, according to authorities. I am glad that nobody has to go through the torment and torture of a new trial. This was their first opportunity to get in public and tell the judge and tell the world what kind of person George Woodard was and what exactly we're missing out on", Douthit ... (more...)
Prominent Russian businessmen on new US sanctions list Prominent Russian businessmen on new US sanctions list
- April 08, 2018

One former senior US intelligence official said , "Some of the names will be very familiar, but they may not be the right names". With endless sanctions , including those for the removal of competitors with administrative measures, Washington has actually gone against the market economy and free, fair competition, the ministry said in a statement on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported. (more...)
US Sanctions Russian Oligarchs US Sanctions Russian Oligarchs
- April 08, 2018

Such sanctions place the United States in the category of "enemies of the market economy and honest and free competition" as they "use administrative methods to eliminate competitors in foreign markets". Mr Putin's government has been blamed for the poisoning of a former Russian double agent living in Britain last month, and the USA and several European states announced plans to expel more than 100 Russian diplomats in response. (more...)
Bogaerts grand slam powers Red Sox past Rays, 10-3 Bogaerts grand slam powers Red Sox past Rays, 10-3
- April 07, 2018

Xander Bogaerts clubbed a grand slam and had a career-high six RBIs to power the Boston Red Sox to their seventh consecutive victory with a 10-3 rout of the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday afternoon. Martinez drove a sacrifice fly and Devers lined an RBI single right right around the double by Bogaerts, turning a 2-0 deficit into a 4-2 lead. His second at-bat against Faria on Saturday was with the bases loaded in the second inning. (more...)
TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC Raises Position in United Parcel Service (UPS)
- April 08, 2018

UPS underperformed the S&P 500 by 14.04%. Kelly Lawrence W & Associates Inc increased its stake in Schlumberger Ltd (SLB) by 25.94% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.63 EPS. equities research analysts expect that United Parcel Service will post 7.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (more...)
IDF: We didn't target Palestinian journalist killed in Gaza protest IDF: We didn't target Palestinian journalist killed in Gaza protest
- April 07, 2018

A Palestinian journalist Yaser Murtaja , a photographer with the Gaza-based Ain Media agency, who was shot by the Israeli Army in the stomach succumbed to his injuries. One protester, called Mahmoud, said: "We're fed up being refugees". The Israeli military estimated 20,000 protesters took part on Friday, fewer than the 40,000 who demonstrated last Friday. (more...)
World mourns Madikizela-Mandela World mourns Madikizela-Mandela
- April 07, 2018

Therefore, by the time her husband was set to be President of South Africa, Winnie was considered too "soiled" to be the First Lady, and was thus sacrificed for the state. We should remember her for the good work she did. "May we be inspired and display the strength and courage that she did". The congresswoman noted that Mandela popularized the statement, "When you strike a woman, you strike a rock", which Waters said indicated that women were firmly planted in their efforts to end ... (more...)
Russell Crowe's 'Gladiator' armor sells for $96K at 'divorce' auction Russell Crowe's 'Gladiator' armor sells for $96K at 'divorce' auction
- April 07, 2018

The Oscar victor, who turned 54 on Saturday , is parting with a mix of possessions, movie and sport memorabilia following his divorce from Danielle Spencer . The Gladiator replica chariot went for A$65,000, almost seven times above estimate, but the neo-Nazi boots from Romper Stomper went on estimate at A$10,000. (more...)
United States imposes sanctions against Russian oligarchs; govt United States imposes sanctions against Russian oligarchs; govt
- April 07, 2018

Three officials said Thursday that the Treasury Department would implement the sanctions under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, known as CAATSA, which was overwhelmingly passed by Congress in 2017 and signed into law by President Donald Trump despite some objections. (more...)
Father accused of killing 5-year-old boy with autism in Tennessee Father accused of killing 5-year-old boy with autism in Tennessee
- April 07, 2018

A 5-year-old boy with autism who was reported missing in Tennessee earlier this week is believed to be dead, and his father is under arrest for "intentionally" killing him, authorities said Saturday. During the press conference, The TBI announced the agency opened an investigation into criminal conduct on Friday. Hundreds of volunteers offered their assistance to help locate the boy during the three-day search. (more...)

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