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United States vice president meets Venezuelan opposition ahead of summit United States vice president meets Venezuelan opposition ahead of summit
- April 14, 2018

The latest pledge brings funding for the USA humanitarian response to the crisis in Venezuela to more than $21 million since 2017, according to the State Department. Peru's decision to withdraw the invitation to Venezuela and, by extension, to President Nicolas Maduro, is reminiscent of the time when Cuba was excluded from that mechanism of debate established in Miami in 1994, under the auspices of the United States and the Organization of American States (OAS). (more...)
Exports in March dip amid trade tensions Exports in March dip amid trade tensions
- April 14, 2018

China's trade surplus with the United States surged almost 20 percent in the first quarter, with some analysts speculating exporters were rushing out shipments to get ahead of threatened tariffs that are spurring fears of a full-blown trade war. (more...)
Chinese Police Arrest Suspect At Pop Concert Using Facial Recognition Chinese Police Arrest Suspect At Pop Concert Using Facial Recognition
- April 14, 2018

Police said the 31-year-old, who was wanted for "economic crimes", was "shocked" when he was caught. We set up several cameras at the ticket entrance, which was equipped with facial recognition technology. Said system has regularly been put to use, with 25 people suspected of a crime being arrested at the Qingdao International Beer Festival in the Shandong province in August previous year. (more...)
Del. man sentenced in 2017 sex trafficking case Del. man sentenced in 2017 sex trafficking case
- April 14, 2018

A jury found Londro Emanuel Patterson, III guilty of first-degree murder, attempted aggravated robbery, conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery and aggravated battery. The prosecution, however, claimed that Waiters' case did not meet the criteria for self-defense not only because they didn't believe there was cause, but also because Waiters was safer in a vehicle and had opportunities to leave the parking lot. (more...)
$1.11 Billion in Sales Expected for Moody's Co. (MCO) This Quarter $1.11 Billion in Sales Expected for Moody's Co. (MCO) This Quarter
- April 14, 2018

Akre Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Moodys Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $31.01 billion market cap company. Analysts await Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) to report earnings on May, 4. Therefore 78% are positive. Moody's had 50 analyst reports since October 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
US, UK, France Attack Syria in Response to Chemical Attack
- April 14, 2018

He added that the facts and the responsibility of the Syrian regime were beyond doubt. "This persistent pattern of behaviour must be stopped - not just to protect innocent people in Syria from the horrific deaths and casualties caused by chemical weapons but also because we can not allow the erosion of the worldwide norm that prevents the use of these weapons". (more...)
CT double slaying linked to baby death
- April 14, 2018

Police in Knightdale, North Carolina identified those two victims as 20-year-old Katie Pladl and 56-year-old Anthony Fusco, both of NY. "It is our understanding that Mr. North Carolina police say the infant victim was believed to be the child of the two Pladls. "It was unknown who was inside so we brought in Emergency Police Services", said New York State Police Capt. (more...)
Hunter burned, homes evacuated in Oklahoma wildfires Hunter burned, homes evacuated in Oklahoma wildfires
- April 14, 2018

In Dewey County, the Rhea fire has burned an estimated 19,000 acres and is expected to continue growing, officials reported about 7:30 p.m. From Tulsa to the east there is a chance of severe weather today. Finch-Walker said neither of the fires has been contained. "We've got historic conditions as far as fire". Woodward County Emergency Management Director Matt Lehenbaur explained Friday the flame has ruined several households near Woodward , roughly 125 miles (200 km) north west of ... (more...)
Seven new medical marijuana dispensaries approved in Maryland Seven new medical marijuana dispensaries approved in Maryland
- April 14, 2018

Ohio's medical marijuana law allows people with up to 21 different medical conditions to buy and use marijuana if it's recommended by a doctor. Even as recently as 2015, Boehner still publicly spoke out against legal weed. "If some states don't want marijuana to be legal , that's their prerogative", Weld said. In a joint statement , Boehner and Weld wrote that "we both believe the time has come for serious consideration of a shift in federal marijuana policy". (more...)
President orders military strikes in Syria President orders military strikes in Syria
- April 14, 2018

The announcement follows a suspected chemical gas attack from the Assad regime on a rebel-held town near the Syrian capital last weekend. Syria has denied using banned chemical weapons in a war that has killed more than 500,000 people and displaced half of the prewar population of 23 million. (more...)
No No "final decision" yet on Syria response, White House says
- April 14, 2018

But she says, "No final decision has been made". Syria has denied any involvement in the chemical attack . "Cabinet on its own should not be making this decision", he said . He said "the Cold War is back - with a vengeance but with a difference", because safeguards that managed the risk of escalation in the past "no longer seem to be present". (more...)
Cohen Arranged Payment for RNC Bigwig After Affair Cohen Arranged Payment for RNC Bigwig After Affair
- April 14, 2018

The Playmate became pregnant and elected to have an abortion. The Broidy deal reveals new details about the relationship between Davidson, a celebrity lawyer in Los Angeles, and Cohen, Trump's hard-charging fixer in NY. In the weeks before the 2016 election, Cohen paid the porn star Stormy Daniels , whose real name is Stephanie Clifford , $130,000 so she would not publicly discuss her affair with President Trump. (more...)
Brokerages Expect Devon Energy (DVN) Will Post Earnings of $0.26 Per Share
- April 14, 2018

Chico's FAS, Inc . ( NYSE : CHS ) exchanged hands 2,884,494 shares versus average trading capacity of 2.99M shares, while its relative trading volume is 0.96. Its down 0.19, from 0.69 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 51 investors sold DVN shares while 257 reduced holdings. Funds hold 404.83 million shares thus 2.08% more from 2017Q3's 396.57 million shares. (more...)
Pence to meet with 4 Latin American leaders during summit Pence to meet with 4 Latin American leaders during summit
- April 14, 2018

Pence said in a meeting Friday with Venezuelan opposition leaders in Lima, Peru, that "we are with you to see freedom once again". Pence met with Julio Borges, a Venezuelan opposition lawmaker and former speaker of the National Assembly, David Smolansky, former mayor of the city of El Hatillo, Carlos Vecchio, political coordinator of the Popular Will party he co-founded with opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, and Antonio Ledezma, former mayor of Caracas. (more...)
Homeless Girl Scouts Aim To Sell 6000 Boxes Of Cookies In NYC Homeless Girl Scouts Aim To Sell 6000 Boxes Of Cookies In NYC
- April 14, 2018

Last July, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio announced the city would invest $1 million over a three-year period in the group. This is the first troop to serve homeless girls in the United States, and they hope to bring at least 500 girls into the troop. (more...)
Man On Trial For Death Of Pregnant Woman Accused Of Threatening Prosecutor Man On Trial For Death Of Pregnant Woman Accused Of Threatening Prosecutor
- April 14, 2018

Colton Hurley, 20, shot himself in the face after holding a woman against her will and fatally shooting a horse, police said. "We only had an hour together, but I felt as if we had been friends for years", Snipes told Fox News . Vaughn is now 18 months old, and the women meet up to take him for playdates in the park. "I was scared and insecure and I wasn't even sure how to live on my own at that point", Snipes said. (more...)
California Rescuers Find Items Belonging to Missing Family California Rescuers Find Items Belonging to Missing Family
- April 14, 2018

The members of the Thottapilly family, a father, mother and their two children, suddenly stopped communicating with family members in Valencia last Thursday. A child's body was recovered from the Eel River this morning seven miles away from where the missing Thottapilly family is believed to have crashed along Highway 101 north of Leggett . (more...)
Former DHS Employee Guilty of Sexual Assault Not Going Prison Former DHS Employee Guilty of Sexual Assault Not Going Prison
- April 14, 2018

We have been doing tabling events. Take Back the Night events have been held across the country for over forty years since the first marches in the 1970s that protested violence against women. On Wednesday, PEERS encouraged students on campus to wear denim for "Denim Day", a national campaign that promotes the idea that survivors are not to blame for sexual assault crimes, no matter what they were wearing. (more...)
Police say Woman who Drove SUV with Family off Cliff was Drunk Police say Woman who Drove SUV with Family off Cliff was Drunk
- April 14, 2018

California drivers are considered drunk with a level of 0.08 or higher. Toxicology checks also discovered that their spouse Sarah Hart and two of their children needed "a significant quantity" of a component commonly seen in the allergy drug Benadryl, that could make people drowsy. (more...)
Ordinance likely if Supreme Court rejects Centre's SC/ST case review plea Ordinance likely if Supreme Court rejects Centre's SC/ST case review plea
- April 14, 2018

The Dalit leaders demands came after the Supreme Court on March 20 "diluted" the provisions of the Act, ruling that government servants should not be arrested without prior sanction and private citizens, too, can be arrested only after an inquiry under the law. (more...)
EM Police Department notes Distracted Driving Awareness Month EM Police Department notes Distracted Driving Awareness Month
- April 14, 2018

Texting while driving distracts the driver visually, manually and cognitively, putting everyone on the road at risk. Sending or receiving a text takes a driver's eyes off the road for an average of 4.6 seconds, the equivalent of driving blind at 55 miles per hour for the length of an entire football field. (more...)
Egypt, Russia resume flights halted after 2015 attack Egypt, Russia resume flights halted after 2015 attack
- April 14, 2018

A total of six flights per week are planned to Moscow. Russia had suspended flights to Egypt after a home-made bomb exploded in a Russian plane over the Sinai peninsula in 2015. Ever since, Egypt has been working hard on improving airport security, spending a great deal of budget and bringing many foreign experts for regular inspections. (more...)
Donald Trump promises to protect states with legalized marijuana Donald Trump promises to protect states with legalized marijuana
- April 14, 2018

The Cole Memorandum established the federal government's "hands-off" approach on states with legal weed. . Alongside broken windows policing, our outdated marijuana laws direct police resources, court time and the justice system's authority at people who are not violent, not unsafe and do not pose a threat to the public. (more...)
United Kingdom says Russian Federation monitored daughter of former spy for years before poisoning United Kingdom says Russian Federation monitored daughter of former spy for years before poisoning
- April 14, 2018

The statement attributed to Ms. Skripal, 33, was met with derision by the Russian authorities, who described it as "an interesting read", pointedly noting that there was no way to verify it, and suggesting that the remarks raised more questions than answers. (more...)
My ministry will demand death for rape of minors, says Maneka… My ministry will demand death for rape of minors, says Maneka…
- April 14, 2018

Amid nationwide outrage and grief over the gangrape and murder of eight-year-old Asifa Bano at Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir, there is a move to change the law for sexual crimes against children to bring in the death penalty for child rape. (more...)
Computer problems interfere with NY student testing Computer problems interfere with NY student testing
- April 14, 2018

New York Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia is calling the computer issue with state assessments that affected more than 260 districts Wednesday "unacceptable" and "inexcusable". "I think it was more of a frustration point for the adults than it was for the kids", he said. Giannicchi said overall, computer-based testing offers several benefits such as cutting down on paperwork and it allows districts to receive scoring data months sooner than traditional testing. (more...)
Jazan-bound Houthi ballistic missile intercepted, destroyed Jazan-bound Houthi ballistic missile intercepted, destroyed
- April 14, 2018

He accused the Houthis of deliberately firing the rocket towards residential areas, adding that no one was injured in the incident. The Saudi-led coalition spokesperson Turki Al-Maliki said , "a missile was launched Thursday by Iran backed Houthi militia from Sa'adah in Yemen towards the Kingdom". (more...)
Man arrested in connection with body found in backyard Man arrested in connection with body found in backyard
- April 14, 2018

Law enforcement officials are conducting a death investigation. Police did not release details about what led to his death. Montgomery County police said Fernando Asturizaga was found dead in his jail cell Thursday evening. She was last seen in May of 2000 in Bethesda. Police believe she initially lied about being at the scene and leaving alone, investigators allege. Around 2 p.m. (more...)
Cannes film fest line-up features mostly men Cannes film fest line-up features mostly men
- April 14, 2018

Nandita Das's film Manto , a biopic based on the life of the legendary writer Sadaat Hassan Manto has made it to the most prestigious film festival i.e. Manto will compete with Bi Gan's Long Day's Journey into Night , Andrea Bescond and Eric Metayer's Little Tickles , French-Morrocan director Meyem Benm'Barek's Sofia and Ali Abbasi's Border , among others. (more...)
Hezbollah official says all-out war in Syria unlikely Hezbollah official says all-out war in Syria unlikely
- April 14, 2018

According to the sources, the specific response being considered in the event of USA military action against Syria is Japan's "support for the US resolve to fulfill its responsibility to prevent the use of chemical weapons". Abe will meet Trump in the United States next week with the aim of getting Japan's interests on the agenda of a proposed meeting in May or June between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (more...)

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