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Arizona governor announces plans to send 150 National Guard members to border Arizona governor announces plans to send 150 National Guard members to border
- April 09, 2018

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said later they hoped to have extra troops on the ground as soon as possible. The Texas National Guard already has 100 soldiers on the border conducting "observe and report" duties, she added. In the past, they've served in support roles like training, construction and intelligence gathering. Norris said that certain troops would be armed for self defense, depending on the mission. (more...)
Islamabad Summons US Ambassador Over Deadly Diplomatic Car Accident Islamabad Summons US Ambassador Over Deadly Diplomatic Car Accident
- April 09, 2018

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua summoned the United States ambassador to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to register the protest. Pakistani police said a auto carrying an American diplomat accidentally hit a Pakistani motorcyclist in the capital, killing him. (more...)
After Cambridge Analytica row, Facebook to now verify advertiser's identity After Cambridge Analytica row, Facebook to now verify advertiser's identity
- April 09, 2018

However, to control the damage already done, Facebook has said that it will roll out an "Unsend" feature for all Messenger users in the coming months. The firm used the information, without users' consent, to support the campaign for Britain's exit from the European Union, as well as the 2016 election campaign of US President Donald Trump. (more...)
Crutchlow wins, Marquez and Rossi collide Crutchlow wins, Marquez and Rossi collide
- April 09, 2018

The one who made the difference on this insane day was the aforementioned Cal Crutchlow: the English rider skilfully remained calm within the quartet (which turned into a trio) battling for the win , making his definitive move on the final two laps. (more...)
Police foil Berlin half-marathon knife attack plan Police foil Berlin half-marathon knife attack plan
- April 09, 2018

Investigators, assisted in their searches by the anti-terrorism GSG 9 police unit, were looking for weapons held by the suspects, who they believe are ready to kill targeted people if necessary. The December 2016 Christmas market assault was Germany's worst jihadist attack to date. Anis Amri was shot dead in Milan days later after a Europe-wide manhunt. (more...)
US Homeland Security to set up database of journalists and 'media influencers' US Homeland Security to set up database of journalists and 'media influencers'
- April 09, 2018

A solicitation posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website, the main contracting website used by the federal government, outlines a number of requests from DHS related to media monitoring - including 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week access to a " media influencer" database that would be made up of reporters, editors and bloggers. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning bicycle kick has sent Twitterati into a tizzy Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning bicycle kick has sent Twitterati into a tizzy
- April 08, 2018

As a player, the Frenchman scored plenty of stunning goals himself in Turin - but what he had just witnessed from Cristiano Ronaldo was special. Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo scores an overhead kick during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg match against JuventusCristiano Ronaldo acknowledges after he was applauded by Juventus fans following a masterclass display. (more...)
Head coach among 14 dead in Saskatchewan hockey team bus crash Head coach among 14 dead in Saskatchewan hockey team bus crash
- April 08, 2018

I talked to him. Offers of help are pouring in for families of team members. "Devastating news about the #HumboldtBroncos junior hockey team". You can't make up for loss. "That's my hometown, eh? I feel the need to do something, '" Kellington said. I grew up as a young guy dreaming to play for the Broncos and then had the opportunity as a teenager [but] moved on to the Western League. (more...)
Narendra Modi ignored Dalit issues, say BJP MP Narendra Modi ignored Dalit issues, say BJP MP
- April 08, 2018

Taking a dig at the Prime Ministers directive to his party MPs to spend a night in a village with over 50 per cent Dalits and tribals population, he said the prime minister should first call his partys Dalit MPs to his house to address their concerns rather than doing these "PR stunts". (more...)
U.S. says monitoring reports of possible Syrian chemical weapon attack on Douma U.S. says monitoring reports of possible Syrian chemical weapon attack on Douma
- April 08, 2018

After the United States concluded that President Bashar al-Assad's regime was behind the April 2017 chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun , Trump ordered a strike of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles on Shayrat airfield and nearby military infrastructure controlled by Assad. (more...)
F1 Driver Kimi Raikkonen Breaks Mechanic's Leg In Pit Stop Gone Wrong F1 Driver Kimi Raikkonen Breaks Mechanic's Leg In Pit Stop Gone Wrong
- April 08, 2018

The incident came as Ferrari pondered how best to deal with Mercedes' one-stop strategy, with Raikkonen running in third at the time and team-mate Sebastian Vettel in first. "A mixed day overall". Speaking after the race, Raikkonen said: "I don't know what shape he is in". I don't see what happens behind and unfortunately he got hurt. (more...)
China trade war is coming, but here's how to stop it China trade war is coming, but here's how to stop it
- April 08, 2018

Trump also said he directed his Secretary of Agriculture "to implement a plan to protect our farmers and agricultural interests". While Beijing's claims that Washington is the aggressor and is spurring global protectionism, China's trading partners have complained for years that it abuses World Trade Organization rules and propagates unfair policies at home that lock foreign firms out of some sectors. (more...)
Trump Slams Putin, Iran for Backing "Animal Assad" Amid Chemical Attack Claims
- April 08, 2018

Trump was briefed about the attack by his chief of staff, John Kelly, officials said. "This is one of those issues on which every nation, all peoples, have all agreed, and have agreed since WWII, is an unacceptable practice", Bossert said. (more...)
Valverde delights at Barca record Valverde delights at Barca record
- April 08, 2018

It will then have another six rounds left in its quest to finish the entire campaign without a defeat. "It's a shared record, because it crossed over between seasons". The treble took Messi's league-leading tally to 29. Over the two years with Barcelona , Gomes has played in multiple positions across the midfield and on one occasion, he even played as a right-back for his team. (more...)
Here's what YouTube shooter told the Police Here's what YouTube shooter told the Police
- April 08, 2018

According to Gizmodo , Aghdam's personal website - also since removed - included links to videos critical of YT dating back to mid-2016, as well as "footage of animal cruelty, a text-to-speech video describing the risks of anal sex" and a clip from an InfoWars editor decrying popular culture as "more vulgar, vapid, self-absorbed, hedonistic and dehumanizing than at any other time in living memory". (more...)
Israeli police: Palestinian who tried to stab Israeli shot
- April 08, 2018

They rejected the Netanyahu government's massacres in Gaza in the name of the Jewish people and announced the launch of a campaign entitled "Not In My Name", to confirm their rejection of Israel's use of force in dealing with peaceful demonstrators. (more...)
Trump touts falling aluminum prices as reason to not fear tariffs
- April 08, 2018

Invoking the lines of his June 2015 campaign kickoff speech, in which he suggested that some Mexican immigrants were rapists, the president appeared to claim that a caravan of migrants that had been working its way north through Mexico toward the United States was besieged with violence. (more...)
Thousands attempt to block Brazil's ex-president Lula starting jail term Thousands attempt to block Brazil's ex-president Lula starting jail term
- April 08, 2018

Leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva spends Sunday as Brazil's first former president to be imprisoned for money laundering and corruption. . The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has condemned the Brazilian government for persecuting its former president Lula da Silva. (more...)
London murders hit NY levels after surge in knife crime London murders hit NY levels after surge in knife crime
- April 08, 2018

Previous year there were less than 10, less alcohol-fuelled murders, less murders of older people, in their 30s and upwards. Since the turn of the year, Sky News has identified 51 people who are suspected to have been deliberately killed in the capital amid a spate of stabbings and shootings, with two teenagers left injured in the latest knife attack at the Whitgift Shopping Centre in Croydon on Friday evening. (more...)
Salman Khan blackbuck poaching case timeline Salman Khan blackbuck poaching case timeline
- April 08, 2018

Khan's lawyers are now arguing for probation and pleading to a minimum sentence. A district and sessions court in Jodhpur granted bail to the actor who was lodged at the Jodhpur Central Jail after being sentenced to five years of imprisonment in the case. (more...)
Canada Pulls Together Following Junior Hockey Team Bus Crash Tragedy Canada Pulls Together Following Junior Hockey Team Bus Crash Tragedy
- April 08, 2018

A lorry collided with a bus carrying members of the Humboldt Broncos at about 5pm local time on Friday (April 6) on Highway 35 in Saskatchewan , Canadian police said. Instead, the community of Humboldt, Sask., will gather there to grieve, remember those they've lost and offer support for the loved ones they left behind. (more...)
'I've been waiting for this chance' - McIlroy ready for Masters redemption 'I've been waiting for this chance' - McIlroy ready for Masters redemption
- April 08, 2018

This is not match play as it was for their singles match in Ryder Cup at Hazeltine. Don't look for McIlroy to cup his hand over his ear to encourage the gallery to scream even louder. Keeping it won't be easy, not on this stage. His tee shot on the 15th was too far left, leaving trees between him and the flag. "I didn't know what my position was, but I think I'm in", he said after his round. (more...)
Saskatchewan Junior Hockey Team Bus Crash Victims (2018) Saskatchewan Junior Hockey Team Bus Crash Victims (2018)
- April 08, 2018

Police are not identifying the victims and have not said if the deceased were players or staff. Family members confirmed on social media Friday night that the head coach, Darcy Haugan, was among the dead. The Broncos have been part of the SJHL since 1970. "It's a tragedy not only for Humboldt, but for hockey all over [Canada]". Jennings went on to have the most successful career in the National Hockey League, playing in 389 games with the Washington Capitals, Hartford Whalers, Pittsburgh ... (more...)
Trump says China will take down trade barriers, deal on IP -Tweet Trump says China will take down trade barriers, deal on IP -Tweet
- April 08, 2018

Mr. Trump last week proposed imposing $100 billion more in tariffs on Chinese products, after China and the USA had each released about $50 billion worth of proposed tariffs on imports from the other country amid an escalating standoff. Trump said wrote on Twitter . So far, only the tariffs on steel and aluminum have taken effect. "We call on the worldwide business community including the United States industrial and commercial circles to take prompt and effective measures and urge the ... (more...)
Dybala grabs hat-trick as Juventus defeat Benevento Dybala grabs hat-trick as Juventus defeat Benevento
- April 08, 2018

The 29-year-old efforts were not enough as Paulo Dybala's hat-trick and Douglas Costa's strike secured the maximum points for the Old Lady. Dybala broke through on 16 minutes when Juan Cuadrado knocked down the ball for the Argentine global to finish with a left-footed shot from the edge of the box. (more...)
Kansas lawmakers approve school funding bill Kansas lawmakers approve school funding bill
- April 08, 2018

The vote was 21-19. The bill would need to be approved by both chambers and signed by Gov. Jeff Colyer to become law. Colyer and some members of the Republican-controlled Legislature have anxious that a frustrated high court would take the unprecedented step of preventing the state from distributing dollars through a flawed education funding system, effectively closing schools statewide. (more...)
Shire PLC's (SHP) Overweight Rating Setd at JPMorgan Chase & Co
- April 08, 2018

Shire plc has volume of 880,505 shares. A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on SHPG shares. Shire (NASDAQ:SHPG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 14th. On Friday, January 5 the firm earned "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co. On Tuesday, November 21 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Hold". (more...)
Israel detains Palestinian crossing tense Gaza border
- April 08, 2018

The number of protesters on Friday, however, was lower than last week, when a 35,000-strong demonstration on March 30 led to violent clashes in which 19 Palestinians were killed. There have been no reported Israeli casualties. His arrest came a day after tens of thousands of Palestinians gathered along the Gaza border, burning tires and throwing firebombs and rocks at Israeli soldiers, who responded with tear gas and live fire. (more...)
Orban Claims election Is All about 'Hungary's future' Orban Claims election Is All about 'Hungary's future'
- April 08, 2018

Preliminary results are expected an hour or two after polls close, and analysts say more general trends will emerge only slowly over the course of Sunday evening. Relying on anti-immigration rhetoric, the Fidesz Party has gained popularity for its hard-line stance, including rerouting incoming refugees to Slovenia and building a border fence with Serbia. (more...)
15 dead after bus crash involving Canadian junior hockey team
- April 08, 2018

The bus carrying the SJHL team was T-boned by a semi just before 5:00-pm at the intersection of Highway 35 and Highway 335 near Tisdale. The male driver of the truck survived with minor injuries. Expressions of sympathy poured in from around the globe. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the players and we ask that you join us in a moment of silence for all those who have been affected", Nolan said. (more...)

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