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Cosby lawyer launches fierce attack on accuser Cosby lawyer launches fierce attack on accuser
- April 14, 2018

Cliff Huxtable on "The Cosby Show". The pills left her feeling "frozen" and unable to resist him, she said. Cosby says his sexual encounter with Constand was consensual. She denied using drugs during the time she said Cosby assaulted her, other than the pills she said he gave her. He said Constand went to Cosby's home at least a half-dozen times and sneaked into bed with him at a CT casino, winning his trust so she could set him up later, he said. (more...)
First Volvo FL Electric vehicles go into operation 13 April 2018 First Volvo FL Electric vehicles go into operation 13 April 2018
- April 14, 2018

This will become more important as the number of cities banning diesel engines from city centers continues to increase, now there will be an option to get goods into urban areas. Power goes out through a two-speed transmission and the empty batteries can be recharged in 1-2 hours with fast DC charging, or up to ten hours overnight on AC with the largest 300-kWh battery capacity. (more...)
Paul Ryan endorses Kevin McCarthy as his successor for speaker Paul Ryan endorses Kevin McCarthy as his successor for speaker
- April 14, 2018

The endorsement comes after Ryan stunned Washington this week by announcing he would not seek another term in Congress this fall. "If and when there is a Speaker's race, colleagues have approached me about running and that's something I'm open to doing", Jordan said in an emailed statement on Friday to Reuters. (more...)
British Ministers Back Action To Deter Syrian Chemical Weapon Use British Ministers Back Action To Deter Syrian Chemical Weapon Use
- April 13, 2018

Corbyn has said any action in Syria should be put to a parliamentary vote. Haley accused Russian Federation of "lies and cover-ups" as it tried to hide what the US and allies say was an Assad-directed chemical weapons attack last Saturday on Douma, a rebel-held suburb of Damascus. (more...)
KCR meets Deve Gowda, says People's Front is for implementing people's agenda KCR meets Deve Gowda, says People's Front is for implementing people's agenda
- April 13, 2018

Visiting Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh are also said to be on the agenda of the TRS boss to garner support for his Federal Front . Taking the first step to achieve this, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao , who is presently in Bengaluru today, held a meet with Janata Dal (Secular) or JDS chief and former prime minister HD Deve Gowda . (more...)
Ishrat Jahan fake encounter petitioner Gopinath Pillai killed in road accident Ishrat Jahan fake encounter petitioner Gopinath Pillai killed in road accident
- April 13, 2018

Read Also: Ishrat Jahan case: Ex-IPS Officer D G Vanzara seeks discharge The Pattanakkad Police in Alappuzha district told Mirror that Gopinath Pillai was indisposed and was being taken by his brother Madhava Pillai to Amrita Hospital in Kochi in a auto when it was involved in an accident with a truck around 6 am on Wednesday. (more...)
Top Massachusetts court rules against Exxon in climate case
- April 13, 2018

In January 2017, a Massachusetts Superior Court judge ruled Exxon must comply with Healey's investigation and turn over 40 years of documents on climate change. The Supreme Judicial Court's ruling, which refers to climate change as a "distinctly modern threat that grows more serious with time, and the effects of which are already being felt in MA", affirms Brieger's ruling. (more...)
Disturbed over the Cauvery water dispute, MDMK leader Vaiko's kin attempts self-immolation Disturbed over the Cauvery water dispute, MDMK leader Vaiko's kin attempts self-immolation
- April 13, 2018

He then doused himself with kerosene and set himself on fire in a playground in the area at around 7am. Saravana was first taken to the Virudhunagar Government Hospital and, later, to a private hospital in Madurai where he is now undergoing treatment. (more...)
'NCP won't fight Karnataka election to defeat BJP' 'NCP won't fight Karnataka election to defeat BJP'
- April 13, 2018

The Karnataka Assembly elections are scheduled on May 12 as it is a single phase election and the result for the same will be declared on May 15. The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has been running an aggressive campaign in the state with Yogi Adityanath, party president Amit Shah and other important leaders having visited the state. (more...)
North Carolina father-daughter couple and infant child all killed, officials say North Carolina father-daughter couple and infant child all killed, officials say
- April 13, 2018

Police in South Africa's city of Port Elizabeth have arrested and charged a 38-year-old man with murder after he threw his baby daughter from a rooftop during a protest against demolition of informal settlements, HeraldLIVE reports. They were identified as Katie and her adoptive father, 56-year-old Anthony Busco. New Milford resident Jeff Weinzievl, who lives near the intersection the place Katie Pladl and her adoptive father had been found, instructed the Connecticut Submit he was ... (more...)
Tornado Watch In Effect: Possibility of Severe Weather Increases Tornado Watch In Effect: Possibility of Severe Weather Increases
- April 13, 2018

Stronger storms may produce damaging wind gusts, hail, deadly lightning, and brief but heavy rain. The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center has issued a PDS (particularly unsafe situation) tornado watch for parts of Region 8. (more...)
USCIS conducts H-1B visa lottery for over 1.90 lakh applications USCIS conducts H-1B visa lottery for over 1.90 lakh applications
- April 13, 2018

The USCIS has been resorting to a lottery mechanism since 2013-14 as the number of applications far exceeds the annual quotas. The application process began April 2, including petitions filed for the advanced degree exemption. Previous year marked the first time the number fell below 200,000 applications since 2014. On April 6, 2018, USCIS announced that it had received enough H-1B petitions to meet the annual 65,000 cap as well as the 20,000 cap on U.S. (more...)
Explosion Kills Five During Football Match In Somalia Explosion Kills Five During Football Match In Somalia
- April 13, 2018

Militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility by its radio, saying its fighters killed four foreign troops and government soldiers in the blast that disrupted a match between two district level teams. "The bomb looked like a remotely controlled one that was planted there", Aden told Reuters from Barawe. The extremist group often targets high-profile areas of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, and it was blamed for the October truck bombing there that killed 512 people in the country's ... (more...)
NSA Ajit Doval holds talks with China's top official NSA Ajit Doval holds talks with China's top official
- April 13, 2018

Doval's meeting with Yang, the Politburo member of the CPC, comes ahead of several key dialogues between the two countries. This is their first meeting after Yang was promoted as Director of the Communist Party's new Central Foreign Affairs Commission , which was set up in March. (more...)
Justice Department inspector general report cites lack of candor by McCabe
- April 13, 2018

Sessions said that McCabe "made an unauthorized disclosure to the news media and lacked candor - including under oath - on multiple occasions". McCabe, who was sacked just two days before his scheduled retirement, denied the report's allegations in a detailed rebuttal statement. (more...)
Bihar council polls: Former CM Rabri Devi files nomination papers Bihar council polls: Former CM Rabri Devi files nomination papers
- April 13, 2018

It clarified that the decision to withdraw the security cover was taken because Prasad has been away since his conviction in a fodder scam case by a CBI court at Ranchi in December past year. "The chief minister also issued instructions for restoration of the security arrangements that were in place", it said. "I have heard that Nitish has ordered to restore security for me". (more...)
Toronto police identify John Doe in alleged serial killer case Toronto police identify John Doe in alleged serial killer case
- April 13, 2018

Police released a new composite sketch earlier this week . Authorities have since asked members of the media to remove the man's image from publication. He is now awaiting trial for first-degree murder in the deaths of: Andrew Kinsman, 49; Selim Esen, 44; Majeed Kayhan, 59; Soroush Mahmudi, 50; Dean Lisowick, 47; Skandaraj "Skanda" Navaratnam, 40, and Abdulbasir Faizi, 42. (more...)
Man arrested in connection with death of woman in Kilmarnock Man arrested in connection with death of woman in Kilmarnock
- April 13, 2018

The two women exchanged numbers with promises to keep in touch. Temple, who had never had any children, had an idea - maybe she could adopt the baby . "We work hard small time", she said. "I thought, 'I mean, she could always say no", Phipps said. According to Fox News , Snipes asked Phipps to adopt her son when she saw the bond between the two. (more...)
Paul Ryan announces he will not seek re-election Paul Ryan announces he will not seek re-election
- April 13, 2018

But after a long internal battle about poorly drafted, unclear healthcare proposals Ryan spearheaded and with dissenting Republicans refusing to support the cornerstone, party line legislation, Ryan was unable to make good on his promise. (more...)
Grim news emerges on missing Indian family in the US Grim news emerges on missing Indian family in the US
- April 13, 2018

The family members - Sandeep Thottapilly, 41, Soumya Thottapilly, 38, Siddhant Thottapilly, 12, and Saachi Thottapilly, 9, and their maroon Honda pilot have not been found. In addition to the insertion of Swift Water Rescue Teams to conduct a bank search, there was some limited "probing", a technique using a long pole being probed underwater to see if the vehicle or anything metallic could be located. (more...)
Paul Bernardo facing weapon possession charge Paul Bernardo facing weapon possession charge
- April 13, 2018

Bernardo is now serving a life sentence for the kidnapping, rapes and murders of Leslie Mahaffy and Kristen French. CTV News reports Bernardo was found with a homemade shank made from a screw and pen on February 9. Bernardo was sentenced to life in prison for those crimes and he has been designated a unsafe offender and serving his time in segregation. The case was put over until next month. (more...)
Trump lawyer handled $1.6 million payoff for Republican donor Trump lawyer handled $1.6 million payoff for Republican donor
- April 13, 2018

Cohen's property was raided earlier this week by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents said to be looking into allegations of bank fraud, wire fraud, and campaign finance law violations. The Broidy agreement uses the same pseudonyms for Mr. Broidy and the woman with whom he was allegedly involved-David Dennison and Peggy Peterson-as the earlier agreement used for Mr. (more...)
PM Modi breaks silence on Kathua-Unnao rape case PM Modi breaks silence on Kathua-Unnao rape case
- April 13, 2018

As a society, as a country we are all ashamed", the office of Prime Minister wrote on twitter. He further assured the countrymen that no culprit will be spared and complete justice will be done in both the cases. A Special Investigation Team, formed to probe the incident, has arrested eight people, including two special police officers (SPOs) and a head constable, who was charged with destroying evidence. (more...)
Cauvery row: Singer Kovan arrested for song against PM Modi Cauvery row: Singer Kovan arrested for song against PM Modi
- April 13, 2018

They placed vehicles in front of a police van brought in to take the propagandist away. Trichy Police entered his home and forcibly arrested him. BJP and Modi are not able to face the Tamil Nadu people on Cauvery Management Board, Sterlite protests and other political issues. (more...)
Spring storm brings blizzard, high wind warnings to eastern Colorado Spring storm brings blizzard, high wind warnings to eastern Colorado
- April 13, 2018

The story of the day will be high winds, with gusts up to 50 m.p.h. east of I-25 in Denver and up to 65 m.p.h. on the Eastern Plains. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for portions of north central Iowa for the potential for moderate to locally heavy snow and blowing and drifting snow. (more...)
Alfie Evans: Police at Alder Hey Hospital protest Alfie Evans: Police at Alder Hey Hospital protest
- April 13, 2018

A spokesman for Merseyside Police said: "We can confirm that officers are at to monitor a peaceful protest tonight, Thursday 12 April". The couple has lost cases in the High Court and Court of Appeal, and seen their case rejected by both the U.K. (more...)
UN Council Must Prevent Syria 'Spiralling Out Of Control' - Guterres UN Council Must Prevent Syria 'Spiralling Out Of Control' - Guterres
- April 13, 2018

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says "the Cold War is back with a vengeance but with a difference". The UN official underlined that there was no military solution to the conflict. He went on to say that the alleged chemical attack in Douma is just an American pretext and he blamed the Syrian opposition, not the Assad regime, for it. (more...)
President Trump Says He Supports 'Cooperative' Approach to Mueller Investigation President Trump Says He Supports 'Cooperative' Approach to Mueller Investigation
- April 13, 2018

It also said Bannon wanted the White House to stop cooperating with the Mueller investigation and fire Cobb. Based mostly on NBC, the White Residence licensed group was preparing for a doable interview with Mueller's group as these days as Monday and had been engaged on factors like "timing, scope and dimension" of any attainable talks. (more...)
PM Modi commutes in Delhi Metro to attend Ambedkar memorial event PM Modi commutes in Delhi Metro to attend Ambedkar memorial event
- April 13, 2018

PM Modi travelled to the Dr Ambedkar Mahaparinirvana Sthal, where the memorial has been built, by Delhi Metro. During the journey, he also shared some thoughts with co-passengers and clicked selfies with them. The memorial at Alipur Road is created to look like the constitution and has been built in two years at a cost of Rs 100 crore. The building also has a meditation hall with a Marble statue of Mahatma Buddha. (more...)
Teachers To Rally In Frankfort Teachers To Rally In Frankfort
- April 13, 2018

West Point, Meade County Schools and Bullitt County Schools also have chose to close. The following local districts are closed: Grant County Schools, Gallatin County Schools, Owen County Schools, Erlanger-Elsmere Independent School District, Bellevue Independent Schools and Newport Independent Schools. (more...)

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