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Explosions rock Syrian capital Damascus as Trump launches air strikes Explosions rock Syrian capital Damascus as Trump launches air strikes
- April 14, 2018

Trump said Assad's recent attack was a fallout of Russia's "failure" to keep the promise of eliminating Syria's chemical weapons . Trump said the strikes were a "combined operation" with France and the United Kingdom and that the U.S.is "prepared to sustain this response" until the Syrian regime discontinues its use of chemical agents. (more...)
Pugilist Mary Kom clinches gold Pugilist Mary Kom clinches gold
- April 14, 2018

With Anish's gold, India has surpassed the Glasgow CWG's gold medal tally , says a report by Times Of India. She also won the Asian Women's Boxing Championship in 2003, 2005, 2010 and 2017 and won silver in 2008. "I wish all of the girls could have "Commonwealth Games winner" on their CV", Hosking said. "Road cycling is such a cool sport, I really couldn't have won without them". (more...)
Police investigate second angry daughter of Korean Air's chairman Police investigate second angry daughter of Korean Air's chairman
- April 14, 2018

Chaebol families are imprisoned in corruption scandals and sibling feuds . Cho Hyun-min, an executive at the country's largest air carrier and the second daughter of Hanjin Group Chairman Cho Yang-ho, is accused of yelling at the manager of an advertising firm and throwing water in his face in her office in western Seoul, the police said. (more...)
US, France, Britain launch strikes on Syria US, France, Britain launch strikes on Syria
- April 14, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron said in a statement that "we can not tolerate the normalisation of the use of chemical weapons ". "Again, we are being threatened". The sky looked orange over eastern Damascus apparently as a result of fires caused by the missiles hitting Syria. "America's war against Syria, and against the region's peoples and resistance movement, will not achieve its aims", the group said in a statement published on its War Media Channel . (more...)
United Nations chief calls for restraint after Syria airstrikes United Nations chief calls for restraint after Syria airstrikes
- April 14, 2018

Security Council. "There's an obligation, particularly when dealing with matters of peace and security, to act consistently with the Charter of the United Nations and with worldwide law in general". He singled out "recent confrontations between Iran and Israel in Syria". Mr Guterres deplored the use of chemical weapons, which he described as "abhorrent."Earlier on Friday, the Secretary-General had called on the Security Council to create an independent body to determine who had used ... (more...)
Orléans man arrested on child pornography charges Orléans man arrested on child pornography charges
- April 14, 2018

Kyle Joy was charged with possession of child pornography, making child pornography available and making written child pornography. He pleaded guilty in December to 11 counts, including a count of failing to register a new email address with state police. (more...)
Valdosta honors crime victims during National Crime Victims Week Valdosta honors crime victims during National Crime Victims Week
- April 14, 2018

In honor of Crime Victims' Rights Week, victim advocates at the Benton County District Attorney's Office placed flags on the courthouse lawn representing each of the 1,656 victims the office assisted in 2017. In addition to the tree planting, Pattillo's office has been collecting donations for victims of domestic violence in collaboration with Haven House, the county's domestic violence shelter. (more...)
U.S. pledges additional $16 million to help Venezuelan exiles U.S. pledges additional $16 million to help Venezuelan exiles
- April 14, 2018

More than 1 million Venezuelans have fled the country in recent years in what is becoming a major humanitarian crisis in the region. "We are with the people of Venezuela and will continue to do everything in our power to provide sustenance and support to those who have fled", Mr. (more...)
Syria strikes: Russian Federation calls for emergency session of United Nations security council Syria strikes: Russian Federation calls for emergency session of United Nations security council
- April 14, 2018

A team of inspectors from the global chemical weapons watchdog was on its way to Syria on Thursday to begin an investigation into a suspected chemical weapons attack near the capital that has brought the war-torn country to the brink of a wider conflict, amid Western threats of retaliation and Russian warnings of the potential for "a risky escalation". (more...)
Cavium Inc (NASDAQ:CAVM) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis
- April 14, 2018

The firm has "Hold" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Tuesday, October 31. The stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Hold" on Tuesday, November 21. Zacks Investment Research's earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that that provide coverage for Cavium. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg Is $3 Billion Richer After Testifying For Congress Mark Zuckerberg Is $3 Billion Richer After Testifying For Congress
- April 14, 2018

A recent survey McGinn conducted found Facebook is not well regarded in many parts of the world. After all, Facebook has no real incentive to look after the data of its users, since those data are so valuable to companies around the globe. (more...)
Man Allegedly Killed Rape Victim, Preventing Her From Testifying In Case Man Allegedly Killed Rape Victim, Preventing Her From Testifying In Case
- April 14, 2018

Dumbuya's partially clothed body was found in a wooded area in Kalamazoo on January 28, after she disappeared from the Grand Rapids area four days earlier. Quinn James, 42, of Wyoming, is suspected of kidnapping Mujey Dumbuya , from Grand Rapids, Michigan, while she was on her way to school before strangling her and dumping the body in woodland. (more...)
U.S. launches 'precision srikes' on Syria as UK, France join in U.S. launches 'precision srikes' on Syria as UK, France join in
- April 14, 2018

The report said the Syrian air force uses the base to launch strikes on Eastern Ghouta. Since that did not work, a more intense attack would aim to degrade his ability to carry out further such attacks, and would try to do this by hitting Syrian aircraft, military depots and chemical facilities, among other things. (more...)
Higher stakes than ever as Trump, allies mull Syria strike Higher stakes than ever as Trump, allies mull Syria strike
- April 14, 2018

The president did not provide details of the military action, but the Pentagon said the U.S., British and French naval and air forces struck three sites linked to the country's chemical weapons program. U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence is attending the Summit of the Americas in Trump's stead, and is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday. (more...)
Trump called attorney Michael Cohen on Friday Trump called attorney Michael Cohen on Friday
- April 14, 2018

Early Monday morning, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents carried out a raid on the home, offices and hotel room of the president's longtime personal counsel. But by whom? "The documents did not say". "The documents seized by the government are uniquely sensitive because they contain documents relating to privileged communications between the President of the United States and his personal lawyer", they wrote. (more...)
Kathua rape case: PDP wants two BJP ministers out, may break alliance Kathua rape case: PDP wants two BJP ministers out, may break alliance
- April 14, 2018

In a bid to avoid a repeat of the Kathua rape and murder case, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said the Jammu and Kashmir government will introduce a new law to ensure death penalty for those raping minors across the state. The rape and murder of the eight-year-old child has rocked the entire country. Legislators and senior party leaders would share their views on various issues, the spokesman added. (more...)
Blasts Reported in Syria Minutes after Trump Announces Attack on 'Monster' Assad Blasts Reported in Syria Minutes after Trump Announces Attack on 'Monster' Assad
- April 14, 2018

There was no immediate word on any casualties or damage. Trump had spoken by phone with May and French President Emanuel Macron this week as the three leaders weighed their response to the chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town of Douma, which left more than 40 people dead last weekend. (more...)
Centerville police officers save woman from burning vehicle Centerville police officers save woman from burning vehicle
- April 14, 2018

Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane, KZN SAPS spokesman said their firearms, suspected to have been used during the random shootings at Molweni recently, were also seized and will be subjected to ballistic tests to establish if they were used in the commission of any other crimes. (more...)
UN Chief Warns Of UN Chief Warns Of "Full-Blown Military Escalation" In Syria
- April 14, 2018

He urged countries to "act responsibly in these risky circumstances". His reference to the post-World War II faceoff between the United States and the Soviet Union, and their allies, came at a Security Council meeting notable for its hostility. (more...)
United States, United Kingdom, and France launch strikes against Syria United States, United Kingdom, and France launch strikes against Syria
- April 14, 2018

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that the joint military operation in Syria was legitimate, limited and proportionate. A team of experts from the global chemical weapons watchdog, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, was traveling to Syria and will start its investigations on Saturday, the Netherlands-based agency said. (more...)
Bill Cosby's defense says 'so-called victim' was after comedian's money Bill Cosby's defense says 'so-called victim' was after comedian's money
- April 14, 2018

Cosby has denied the charge of aggravated indecent assault of Constand, saying any sexual contact was consensual. She testified that she got to know Cosby after he called her agent and said he wanted to meet and possibly mentor her as she looked to expand her career into singing and acting. (more...)
Brooke Henderson settles for one-shot lead in Hawaii Brooke Henderson settles for one-shot lead in Hawaii
- April 14, 2018

Brooke Henderson leads by one shot after struggling on the greens in Hawaii. She said a lot of hard work went into getting to number one in the world. The 2014 Women's British Open champ countered two bogeys with an eagle on the par-5 13th. Lindberg shot 68 and Park had a 69. Feng has finished in the top 30 in all five of her starts this year, including two top 10 finishes. (more...)
READ: UK Prime Minister Theresa May's statement on Syria strikes READ: UK Prime Minister Theresa May's statement on Syria strikes
- April 14, 2018

When asked if Syria's Assad could remain leader as long as he refrained from further use of chemical weapons, May said: "This was about, as I have said and you have recognized, this was specifically about the use of chemical weapons". "Cabinet agreed on the need to take action to alleviate humanitarian distress and to deter the further use of chemical weapons..." The Cabinet's approval for action raised the likelihood of Britain joining France and the USA in a military response against Syria's ... (more...)
Damascus Residents Gathering in City Center to Support Army, Assad After Attack Damascus Residents Gathering in City Center to Support Army, Assad After Attack
- April 14, 2018

Last year, the United States fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles from the guided missile destroyers USS Porter and the USS Ross that struck the Shayrat air base. An official with the US-led coalition fighting ISIS in Syria said pro-regime and Russian forces in Syria are showing no signs of retaliation against USA and coalition troops in the country. (more...)
Twin Rivers RX School District wants to allow armed teachers Twin Rivers RX School District wants to allow armed teachers
- April 14, 2018

Oklahoma teachers have reacted defiantly to the Oklahoma Education Association's (OEA) call to end their two-week strike. Teachers - who took to social media to share photos of outdated textbooks and broken classroom furniture - had also called for a $200 million increase in education funding, but the state passed an increase of just $50 million. (more...)
Government-backed $1.6B blockchain fund launches in China Government-backed $1.6B blockchain fund launches in China
- April 14, 2018

The government has set up a blockchain centric incubator in the Blockchain Industrial Park and it is reported that 10 startups are already ready to move in. At today's opening ceremony, ten separate blockchain startups from around the globe, including those focusing on blockchain community engines, digital asset trading services, blockchain cloud computing platforms, and informational databases were, per a rough translation of local media , "successfully contracted and settled". (more...)
First Republic Bank (FRC) Shares Gap Up on Strong Earnings
- April 14, 2018

UBS assumed coverage on First Republic Bank in a research report on Wednesday, March 21st. The stock increased 1.29% or $1.16 during the last trading session, reaching $91.4. Palisade Capital Limited Co Nj holds 7,875 shares. Edgestream Prtn LP stated it has 2,516 shares or 0.32% of all its holdings. (NYSE:JPM). Twin Tree Mngmt Lp invested in 4,393 shares. (more...)
Five more athletes missing from Commonwealth Games village Five more athletes missing from Commonwealth Games village
- April 14, 2018

On the final day of Lawn Bowls Aaron Wilson emerged victorious in the Men's Singles final, beating Canada's Ryan Bester 21 to 14 to take home the Gold. Commonwealth Games Federation CEO David Grevemberg said officials were working with the Ugandan and Rwandan athletes' respective teams. Chaudhry said Irfan's exclusion was unfair. (more...)
Ken Worzel Sells 13703 Shares of Nordstrom, Inc Ken Worzel Sells 13703 Shares of Nordstrom, Inc
- April 14, 2018

Lpl Limited Co has invested 0% of its portfolio in Nordstrom, Inc . Currently, the 14-day ADX for Nordstrom (JWN) is 11.78. The company has market cap of $295.49 million. 1,536,770 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,949,214. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.01%. Over the past twelve months, Nordstrom, Inc . (more...)
Teacher ran 'fight club' in classroom Teacher ran 'fight club' in classroom
- April 14, 2018

Not appropriate at all", Carol MacPherson said. But Sgt. Juhola said school officials never contacted police and only acknowledged the incident during the police investigation. Fish couldn't be reached for comment Friday morning. "I would let them be teenagers and get their energy out", Fish told investigators, according to the warrant. (more...)

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