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US Supreme Court leans towards upholding Trump's travel ban US Supreme Court leans towards upholding Trump's travel ban
- April 25, 2018

Katyal relies on a "litany" of statements that Trump made during the campaign and afterward concerning a restriction of Muslims entering the United States and notes that even though the current proclamation was crafted after a review of the entry policies of other governments, it is a "direct descendant of previous bans" covering numerous same countries. (more...)
Body of Italian-Pakistani woman killed for 'honour' requested to be exhumed Body of Italian-Pakistani woman killed for 'honour' requested to be exhumed
- April 25, 2018

After an initial inquiry, the police lodged a murder case against Sana's father, Ghulam Mustafa Cheema, her brother Adnan Cheema, and her uncle Mazhar Iqbal Cheema, on a complaint filed by Kunjah SHO Waqar Gujjar. Sana refused their proposal as she wanted to get married in Italy. She came to Pakistan some two months ago. Her family said she died because of "chronic ulcer and hypotension (low blood pressure)", according to police. (more...)
Santander Q1 profit rises 10 pct, buoyed by Brazil Santander Q1 profit rises 10 pct, buoyed by Brazil
- April 25, 2018

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 16.16, a price to book ratio of 1.66, and a price to sales ratio of 2.04. Investors expect Banco Santander (NYSE: Brasil S) to announce its quarterly earnings, RTT reports. The firm operates in two divisions, Commercial Banking and Global Wholesale Banking. -5.00 % negative EPS growth is what Wall Street's predicts after $0.20 reported EPS last quarter. (more...)
Resigned Port Authority Commissioner Flashed Badge, Cursed Out Police Resigned Port Authority Commissioner Flashed Badge, Cursed Out Police
- April 25, 2018

The Port Authority has not yet returned a message from New Jersey 101.5. And when the Tenafly police released a dashcam video of the traffic stop on Tuesday, well, the world united in shared outrage over the alternately appalling, obnoxious and plainly inexplicable behavior of now ex-Commissioner Caren Turner . (more...)
Numerous deaths and injuries in illegal Indonesia oil well fire Numerous deaths and injuries in illegal Indonesia oil well fire
- April 25, 2018

Fire vehicles arrived at the scene in about an hour to help douse the blaze from a well with a depth of about 250 meters, said Sutopo. National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the well caught fire earlier Wednesday and is still burning. (more...)
Dog bites woman during argument on NYC subway Dog bites woman during argument on NYC subway
- April 25, 2018

The owner is then seen throwing the shoe at the passengers before moving towards the train doors with his dog. The incident began on Friday around 3 p.m. Witnesses say the dog bit the woman's foot when she hit the man back. "That dog was not vicious", eyewitness Denise Leon told the TV station. They started fighting and everybody tried to break it up. (more...)
Suspected 'Golden State Killer' arrested after eluding authorities for decades Suspected 'Golden State Killer' arrested after eluding authorities for decades
- April 25, 2018

Early this morning, Sacramento officials reportedly arrested a 72-year-old man who is believed to be a suspect. Excitement is running high after reports that the Golden State Killer/East Area Rapist case - the subject of an in-the-works HBO documentary adaptation of the late Michelle McNamara's book, I'll Be Gone in the Dark - may have seen an arrest. (more...)
Singapore: Inuka, the first ever polar bear born in the tropics, dies Singapore: Inuka, the first ever polar bear born in the tropics, dies
- April 25, 2018

Then eighteen-year-old Inuka the polar bear is seen feeding in his enclosure at the zoo in Singapore . "However, in recent years, he had suffered a myriad of worsening health problems, including arthritis, dental problems and ear infections". (more...)
Oil Is on the Boil Again as Price Tops $75 a Barrel Oil Is on the Boil Again as Price Tops $75 a Barrel
- April 25, 2018

USA crude inventories rose by 1.1 million barrels in the week to April 20 to 429.1 million, according to a report by the American Petroleum Institute on Tuesday. If OPEC allows the oil market to tighten too much in 2018/19, it will create the conditions for the next downturn a few years later. U.S. crude stocks had posted a surprise build of 1.099 million barrels for the week ended April 20, according to analyst reports quoting API data. (more...)
Finland Ends Experiment with Universal Basic Income Finland Ends Experiment with Universal Basic Income
- April 25, 2018

For centuries, thinkers across the ideological spectrum have embraced the notion of basic income. San Francisco is among the big USA cities considering creating a basic income. In an interview with the New York Times , he added: 'The government has chosen to try a totally different path. Their use of the unconditional payments will be closely monitored, and their spending compared with those who do not get the basic income. (more...)
Wyoming jobless rate down to 3.9 percent in March Wyoming jobless rate down to 3.9 percent in March
- April 25, 2018

That followed a February report showing a 16,300-job year-over-year increase. Although the data indicates that there are 2,000 residents of Allen County unemployed in March, there were 1,552 jobs available within 10 miles of Lima as of Tuesday afternoon, according to OhioMeansJobs.com. (more...)
Senator Felder Stays With The GOP, Denying Democrats Ruling Majority Senator Felder Stays With The GOP, Denying Democrats Ruling Majority
- April 25, 2018

Senate Democratic Communications Director Mike Murphy said "the voters are sick and exhausted of Democrats that empower Trump Republicans". Democrats were optimistic that Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer would win and then all they would have to do is get Simcha Felder to join the fold. (more...)
Afghan officials say Taleban attacks kill 11 troops, policemen Afghan officials say Taleban attacks kill 11 troops, policemen
- April 25, 2018

At least five soldiers were killed when their checkpoint was attacked by the Taliban in western Farah province, according to Mohammad Naser Mehri, the provincial governor's spokesman. The first of today's near-simultaneous attacks in western Badghis province hit army units in the district of Ab Kamari, killing nine soldiers, said Ghulam Sarwar Haidari, the deputy provincial police chief. (more...)
Imran Khan's Third Wife Returns To Maternal Home After Dispute Imran Khan's Third Wife Returns To Maternal Home After Dispute
- April 25, 2018

Former cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's third wife, whom he had married couple of months ago, has reportedly returned back to her maternal home following a domestic feud concerning Imran's pet dogs. Pakpatan district is known for the shrine of Baba Farid Ganj Shakar and Imran Khan had reportedly started meeting Bushra in early 2017 to seek spiritual advice. (more...)
EPA Wants To Increase Transparency Of Data Used in Crafting Regulations EPA Wants To Increase Transparency Of Data Used in Crafting Regulations
- April 25, 2018

In an interview Tuesday, former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said that requiring the kind of disclosure Pruitt envisions would have disqualified the federal government from tapping groundbreaking research, such as studies linking exposure to lead gasoline to neurological damage. (more...)
Harvey Blackwood - UK Parliament Could Veto Brexit Deal Harvey Blackwood - UK Parliament Could Veto Brexit Deal
- April 25, 2018

A spokeswoman for the Government's Department for Exiting the European Union said of the lack of notification: "This was an administrative oversight for which we are happy to apologise". They say that pro-European Conservatives are resigned to the debate being sparsely attended and that it was unlikely to be put to an official vote. (more...)
PDP activist shot at in Pulwama, hospitalized PDP activist shot at in Pulwama, hospitalized
- April 25, 2018

Meanwhile Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has condemned the killing of a local Congress activist of Pulwama, Ghulam Nabi Patel who was killed this afternoon at Rajpora chowk by un known assailants. Congress leader Salman Anees Soz also said, "In a despicable attack, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Patel was shot dead in Rajpora, Kashmir". Police had initially said that Patel was an activist of the ruling Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ). (more...)
Life sentence for Danish inventor who killed woman journalist on submarine Life sentence for Danish inventor who killed woman journalist on submarine
- April 25, 2018

Kim Wall , a 30-year-old freelance reporter boards self-taught engineer Peter Madsen's homemade submarine, the UC3 Nautilus , in a Copenhagen harbour on 10 August 2017 to interview him for a story. The court was also shown videos and animated films found on the hard drive of Madsen's computer, in which women were impaled, hanged and decapitated. (more...)
Fortis receives third offer from Manipal Health Enterprises Fortis receives third offer from Manipal Health Enterprises
- April 25, 2018

This binding offer is valid till Saturday and comes a day before the advisory committee set up by Fortis Healthcare's management is to finalise the scrutiny and analysis of the two offers it had in hand - the second offer by MHE and Rs 1,500 crore offer from Munjal-Burman duo. (more...)
Estonia maintains 12th place in world press freedom rankings Estonia maintains 12th place in world press freedom rankings
- April 25, 2018

According to the report , the "Macedonian Radio Television" public network is still at the service of VMRO-DPMNE, because the heads of the network have not been replaced. Norway topped the list for the second consecutive year. India, likewise, has fallen from 136th to 138th on the index . "Censorship and surveillance reached unprecedented levels thanks to the massive use of new technology" in his first term in office, the report said. (more...)
J&K cabinet approves death penalty for rapists of children below 12 J&K cabinet approves death penalty for rapists of children below 12
- April 25, 2018

The Jammu and Kashmir Protection of Children from Sexual Violence Ordinance, 2018, will provide alternative punishment for an act or omission constituting an offence under the ordinance and also under various provisions of the state Penal Code relating to sexual assault. (more...)
Supreme Court Rejects Terror Victims' Lawsuit Against Arab Bank Supreme Court Rejects Terror Victims' Lawsuit Against Arab Bank
- April 25, 2018

The bank said in court papers that the USA government has called it a constructive partner in the fight against terrorism financing. A 2013 Supreme Court decision requires that ATS cases have a significant connection to the U.S. The 5-4 decision left in place a lower court ruling that had thrown out a lawsuit brought by some 6,000 plaintiffs, including survivors and relatives of non-U.S. (more...)
Ranbir Kapoor: 'I was not confident about playing Sanjay Dutt in 'Sanju' Ranbir Kapoor: 'I was not confident about playing Sanjay Dutt in 'Sanju'
- April 25, 2018

As filmmakers, we are all greedy for content and Sanju was courageous enough to allow me to tell his story my way. The most impressive thing about the teaser is the way it has been creatively cut to give a peek into the many characters of Sanjay Dutt in his eventful life so far. (more...)
Modi may need alliance to rule southern state Modi may need alliance to rule southern state
- April 25, 2018

Of the 244 candidates of the Congress , only 15 are women. Political pundits believe that congregation of all BJP ruled states CMs alongside the PM at Kedarnath would further propagate a pro Hindutva image of the saffron outfit and is a definite attempt to woo the Shaiv voters of Karnataka . (more...)
Filing of nominations ends for Karnataka polls Filing of nominations ends for Karnataka polls
- April 25, 2018

Siddaramaiah is contesting from two constituencies - Chamundeshwari and Badami. He will file nomination papers for the Badami seat later in the day. With an eye on crucial Karnataka assembly elections , the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a host of Chief Ministers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) ruled States are expected to attend the ceremony of opening of portals of Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand on April 29. (more...)

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