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Iran says 7 dead in Syria strike will 'not go unanswered' Iran says 7 dead in Syria strike will 'not go unanswered'
- April 10, 2018

According to Russian Federation, two Israeli warplanes attacked the T-4 base outside the city of Homs early Monday, and fired eight missiles. The defense minister made his comments during a tour of the northern town of Katzrin, not far from the border with Syria. (more...)
Queen Elizabeth Got Cheeky With This Joke About Trump and Obama Queen Elizabeth Got Cheeky With This Joke About Trump and Obama
- April 10, 2018

President Trump and Queen Elizabeth have actually never met in person, but Trump was invited to the United Kingdom back in 2016 to meet with her. Trump postponed a trip to the U.K. They are very dependent on every single plant and they use every single plant. Her response? "What it comes down to is you say to the kids, "You know really, you don't know her, you can't understand all that it means to be a queen and all that", she says. (more...)
NZ expresses 'strongest condemnation' of chemical attack on Syrians
- April 10, 2018

At the council meeting, Nebenzia warned that a USA military strike against Syria could have "grave repercussions" and stressed that the use of chlorine or sarin had not been confirmed in the attack. At the same time he wants to make sure Assad is deterred from chemical weapons attacks on innocent civilians. The United States fired missiles on a Syrian air base a year ago in response to the killing of dozens of civilians in a sarin gas attack in an opposition-held town. (more...)
Saudi Arabia and France's Total to build 'giant' chemicals plant Saudi Arabia and France's Total to build 'giant' chemicals plant
- April 10, 2018

Instead, the prime minister talked with the crown prince at his offices, joined by France's foreign minister, French intellectuals and others. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on the sidelines of a visit by Saudi Crown Prince in Paris . (more...)
Saudi to consider turning Qatar border into nuclear waste site Saudi to consider turning Qatar border into nuclear waste site
- April 10, 2018

On Monday, well-informed Saudi sources revealed that "Passports and Customs offices have been removed from the Salwa border with Qatar". Egyptian companies would dig the canal, say reports. Resorts with private beaches are planned to extend along the canal along with five major hotels in Salwa, Sikak, Khor Al-Udayd and Ras Abu Qamees. Saudi Arabia is considering plans to construct a canal all the way along the border. (more...)
Good Friday Agreement anniversary to be marked in Brussels tomorrow Good Friday Agreement anniversary to be marked in Brussels tomorrow
- April 10, 2018

The historic document was signed at 5.30pm on Thursday 10 April 1998, ending three decades of violence in Northern Ireland. He said former SDLP leader John Hume and former UUP leader David Trimble had put their political parties at risk and they did it for peace and for the young people. (more...)
Disturbing video captures gay couple being violently attacked at Miami Beach Pride Disturbing video captures gay couple being violently attacked at Miami Beach Pride
- April 10, 2018

Chalarca tried to defend Logunov but he quickly became the target of physical violence. Two men are seen emerging from the facility, whereupon they are attacked. Police officials revealed the suspects used an anti-gay slur. "The four subjects fled the area in a calm way - they walked away", Rodriguez, the Miami Beach Police spokesman, said. (more...)
Total, Aramco To Build $9B Petrochemical Complex Total, Aramco To Build $9B Petrochemical Complex
- April 10, 2018

Over the weekend, Aramco's wholly owned subsidiary Motiva Enterprises signed in Houston agreements to look into potential petrochemical partnerships in the USA -worth between US$8 billion and US$10 billion-with Honeywell UOP and TechnipFMC, in the presence of the Saudi Crown Prince . (more...)
Humanity's first flight to sun set to launch in July
- April 10, 2018

NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia is working on ways of improving conditions in aviation in order to make it safer for everyone, using crash-test dummies. Throughout its seven-year mission, Parker Solar Probe will explore the Sun's outer atmosphere and make critical observations to answer decades-old questions about the physics of stars. (more...)
Twitter full of good and bad bots Twitter full of good and bad bots
- April 10, 2018

The study by the Center analyzed 1,220,015 tweeted links to 2,315 "popular" websites, collected between July 27, 2017 and September 11, 2017. "Automated accounts were responsible for an estimated 90% of all tweeted links to popular websites focused on adult content during the study period". (more...)
Grove Public Library preps for book sale fundraiser Grove Public Library preps for book sale fundraiser
- April 10, 2018

The movie will begin at 5:15 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. A spokesperson from the National Library of Korea said, "Going by subject category, mathematics, liberal arts and biology were the most popular in that order". Cleburne Public Library Children and Teens Librarian Susan Reyna said funding from this grant will go to the library's new Rookie Readers program. Do you have this book? "Can you print this out for me?' So it's become more of an information resource building than 'just a ... (more...)
Asia Cup moved from India to second home of Pakistan's cricket Asia Cup moved from India to second home of Pakistan's cricket
- April 10, 2018

The 2018 Asia Cup has been moved from India to the United Arab Emirates amid PakistanĀ“s refusal to play in India. The biennial event was due to be held in India in September, sparking protests from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) who called for the event to be relocated. (more...)
Myanmar Not Ready for Return of Rohingya Refugees: UN Official Myanmar Not Ready for Return of Rohingya Refugees: UN Official
- April 10, 2018

Win Myat Aye, the minister charged by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi with leading rehabilitation efforts in the country's Rakhine State that the Rohingya call home, is likely to meet Bangladesh's foreign minister on Thursday, said the official, who declined to be identified, citing government policy. (more...)
OR governor has signed net neutrality bill into law OR governor has signed net neutrality bill into law
- April 10, 2018

Kate Brown signs net neutrality bill into law. ISPs that sell Internet service to OR state agencies will be required to publicly disclose whether they block OR throttle lawful Internet traffic OR engage in paid prioritization (subject to reasonable network management). (more...)
'Farce': Congress criticises PM's April 12 fast, asks BJP to apologise 'Farce': Congress criticises PM's April 12 fast, asks BJP to apologise
- April 10, 2018

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal too mocked the PM's decision to observe the fast. "They have disrespected and denigrated the highest temple of democracy". "The Modi government should hold fast to apologise to this country for the 13 banking scams wherein people like "Chhota Modi", that is, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, ran away with over Rs 610 billion of public money looted from banks". (more...)
Magnolia School District honors artists, plans special event at Magnolia Arts Center Magnolia School District honors artists, plans special event at Magnolia Arts Center
- April 10, 2018

He said that money could then be used to add security cameras or other security upgrades within the schools. In reviewing the district's and individual schools' renewal plans, the board will be following a requirement by State Board of Education regulation and state law to annually review these plans. (more...)
USS 'Theodore Roosevelt' sails in disputed South China Sea USS 'Theodore Roosevelt' sails in disputed South China Sea
- April 10, 2018

Defense Department official told The Wall Street Journal . That report said that the new jamming equipment was deployed within the past 90 days on Fiery Cross Reef and Mischief Reef, according to USA intelligence assessments. This information comes as the Chinese military conducts its largest military exercise yet in the South China Sea , according to the US officials. A photo of a suspected jamming system was taken last month by commercial satellite company DigitalGlobe and it was ... (more...)
Analyst's Consensus to Hold Signal: Phibro Animal Health Corporation (PAHC)
- April 10, 2018

It increased, as 13 investors sold ELGX shares while 26 reduced holdings. Watching some historical volatility numbers on shares of Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NasdaqGM: PAHC ), we can see that the 12 month volatility is presently 23.460600. (more...)
Germany's Merkel seeks to assure Ukraine on Russian gas link Germany's Merkel seeks to assure Ukraine on Russian gas link
- April 10, 2018

Ukraine's state-owned energy firm Naftogaz will go to court to seize Gazprom assets in Europe, but not touch Russian gas transits, for not paying after an worldwide tribunal found in its favour, the company's deputy chief said. At the same time, he called Nord Stream 2 "a political bribe for the loyalty to Russian Federation". However, Gazprom said last month it would terminate its gas contracts with Ukraine after it had lost a court case, escalating a dispute which had left Ukraine struggling ... (more...)
Coca-Cola European Partners PLC (CCE) Boosted by Zacks Investment Research to Hold
- April 10, 2018

Nwq Investment Management Company Llc who had been investing in Coca Cola Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $186.91 billion market cap company. The company was initiated on Monday, October 31 by UBS. The stock has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, May 31. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ:ONB) on Tuesday, August 8 with "Hold" rating. (more...)
Zayo Group Holdings (ZAYO) COO Sells $510499.36 in Stock
- April 10, 2018

The stock decreased 0.32% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $9.33. About 276,472 shares traded. Shares of Zayo Group Holdings (NYSE: ZAYO ) traded up 0.59% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $34.38. United Automobile Association reported 68,393 shares. Comerica Fincl Bank owns 8,302 shares. Aqr Mgmt Ltd Llc reported 0.17% stake. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG raised its position in Zayo Group by 0.9% in the 4th quarter. (more...)
Army inks pact for procurement of 1.86 lakh bulletproof jackets Army inks pact for procurement of 1.86 lakh bulletproof jackets
- April 10, 2018

As per a recent agreement signed by the Indian Government, the Indian Army will finally be getting at least 1.86 lakh bulletproof jackets by 2022. The Indian government has signed a contract of Rs 639 Crore with a domestic private company SMPP Pvt. (more...)
Chicago White Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays Chicago White Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays
- April 10, 2018

The over/under total is now listed at 8 runs . The pitching matchup tonight has Blake Snell on the mound to face Carson Fulmer of the White Sox. Chicago starter Miguel Gonzales was charged with four runs on eight hits through 4.1 frames with Aaron Bummer giving up the eventual victor. Nationals 2, Braves 0 - At Washington: Max Scherzer stole the first base of his professional career and allowed only two singles in his fifth big league shutout, and Washington ended a five-game losing ... (more...)
Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) Growth in Focus Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) Growth in Focus
- April 10, 2018

About 201,745 shares traded. Analysts await New York Community Bancorp, Inc . It has underperformed by 19.69% the S&P500. ( DVN ) by 93.6% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gam Ag invested 0.17% of its portfolio in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). Devon Energy (NYSE: DVN ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 20th. (more...)
Coast Guard celebrates 10-year anniversary of nation's first response boat Coast Guard celebrates 10-year anniversary of nation's first response boat
- April 10, 2018

The Coast Guard has been operating with pen and paper since terminating a failed EHR contract with Epic almost three years ago. But the alarms triggered when ferry crews find orphaned bikes tie up Coast Guard resources and could delay responses to emergencies, officials said Monday. (more...)
Trump to skip South America, will send Pence Trump to skip South America, will send Pence
- April 10, 2018

Pence's deputy chief of staff, Jarrod Agen, said in a statement that Pence is "honored" to attend the summit, adding that past year he "traveled to the region to meet with the Presidents of Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Panama to increase the pressure against the Maduro regime and negotiate better trade deals that benefit American workers". (more...)
'Mega Man X Legacy Collection' (ALL) Titles Coming In July 'Mega Man X Legacy Collection' (ALL) Titles Coming In July
- April 10, 2018

Now the western release date has been confirmed for Mega Man X Legacy Collection - July 24th! An announcement trailer was posted on the official Mega Man YouTube channel today (April 10) that reveals the two collections as part of a celebration of the iconic character's thirtieth anniversary. (more...)
SpaceX Not to Blame for Zuma Spy-Satellite Launch Failure SpaceX Not to Blame for Zuma Spy-Satellite Launch Failure
- April 10, 2018

While those modifications remain unspecified, payload adapters traditionally use small, controlled explosives to release satellites from a rocket's upper stage. A Northrop Grumman spokesperson did not respond to a request for comment Monday on the Wall Street Journal story. Its report notes that Zuma's shape made it susceptible to damage from vibrations, so Northrop Grumman modified an adapter to make the spacecraft's separation from the rocket more delicate. (more...)
United States wants UN vote Tuesday on Syria gas attack inquiry
- April 10, 2018

The Syrian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that it has sent United Nations an invitation for a fact-finding mission to investigate the allegations of chemical weapons use in Damascus' eastern district of Douma, state news agency SANA reported. (more...)
Tom Bossert Is Out as White House Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert Is Out as White House Homeland Security Adviser
- April 10, 2018

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced Tuesday President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser, Thomas Bossert, is leaving his post. Sanders said that Trump "thanks him for his patriotic service and wishes him well", but she did not give a reason for Bossert's departure. White House Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert answers questions during a White House briefing September 11, 2017 in Washington , DC. (more...)

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