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"I've never been so happy" - Nobel winner Malala in Pakistan
- March 31, 2018

She said she planned to again return to Pakistan in the future. Security was beefed up in Mingora, Yousafzai's hometown, but authorities wouldn't confirm whether she would be arriving there. "The first ayat that was revealed from the Holy Quran is named Iqra, which means read", she said. On Thursday, Yousafzai met with Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at his office, where she also attended a gathering and made an emotional speech in which she said it was one of the happiest ... (more...)
Flexion Therapeutics (FLXN) Upgraded at BidaskClub
- March 31, 2018

Flexion Therapeutics, Inc . (NASDAQ: FLXN ) has declined 21.46% since March 30, 2017 and is downtrending. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 516,981 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock valued at $12,945,000 after buying an additional 89,806 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Mississippi State headed to women's title game Mississippi State headed to women's title game
- March 31, 2018

The winner of the Louisville-Mississippi State matchup will face the victor of the Notre Dame-UConn, who will play in the other Final Four game. And they have a team that can. Louisville has won 11 in a row since that loss, claiming its first Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season and tournament titles along the way. This is Louisville's third Final Four appearance in program history. (more...)
Taliban pour cold water on invitation to Afghan peace talks
- March 31, 2018

Afghanistan's government forces have captured a German man during a recent raid on a suspected Taliban bomb-making compound in the southern province of Helmand, media reports quoting Afghan officials said on Thursday. She also stated the Taliban in Afghanistan does not seem to be ready for peace talks asserting that any such talks have to be Afghan-led and Afghan-owned. (more...)
Asansol Violence: Imam, who lost his son in riots, appeals for peace Asansol Violence: Imam, who lost his son in riots, appeals for peace
- March 31, 2018

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today held a high-level meeting at the secretariat after her return from Delhi. "The governor has expressed his willingness to visit Asansol and Raniganj". "The dates are yet to be finalised, but they will visit Raniganj either tomorrow or the day after", he added. Chatterjee, also the TMC secretary general, claimed that Supriyo was seen pushing the on-duty police officers. (more...)
Ireland Sets Date For Controversial Abortion Referendum Ireland Sets Date For Controversial Abortion Referendum
- March 31, 2018

Surprisingly the easytrip survey also revealed the days of bringing an atlas are not completely gone with one in five respondents using one on a recent road trip. The vote will decide whether a constitutional ban on most abortions will be lifted. If voters back the proposed changes in the abortion referendum, the battle will move to parliament, where the government plans to introduce legislation for terminations with no restrictions to be allowed up to 12 weeks into a pregnancy. (more...)
Don't jump queue: Ashok Gehlot to younger Congress colleagues Don't jump queue: Ashok Gehlot to younger Congress colleagues
- March 31, 2018

Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot has cautioned young party colleagues to stay in the queue and not try to jump it, warning those who "break the line" that they risked a premature end to their political career. Mahendra Joshi was moved out as chief organiser of Seva Dal and replaced by Lalji Desai. "Rahul Gandhi wants the new leadership to emerge but the young leaders should learn to wait in the queue and not try to jump it", Gehlot told Hindustan Times in an interview on Thursday. (more...)
Transgender Ohioans File Suit To Get Proper Listing On Birth Certificates Transgender Ohioans File Suit To Get Proper Listing On Birth Certificates
- March 31, 2018

Stacie Ray is one of the plaintiffs. "I was referred to as the freak and the female coworker said if she ever encountered me in the women's restroom that she would beat me up". Their action comes just weeks after a federal judge ruled Idaho's bar against changing one's sex on a birth certificate violated equal protections guaranteed by the U.S. (more...)
Kenyan politician was 'beaten, drugged and deported from Nairobi' Kenyan politician was 'beaten, drugged and deported from Nairobi'
- March 31, 2018

Police at the airport roughed up lawyers and forced them to leave when they tried to serve the court order, said another lawyer, James Orengo. "I need urgent help here", he said in a posting on Twitter. Embattled opposition firebrand Miguna Miguna has now demanded the government to deliver a Kenyan passport to him in Dubai to enable him travel back to Nairobi . (more...)
Indian Contingent Arrives in Australia for 2018 Commonwealth Games Indian Contingent Arrives in Australia for 2018 Commonwealth Games
- March 31, 2018

I may not be the most decorated athlete in the world but I'm resilient. Brownlee, along with brother Jonathan, Jodie Stimpson and Vicky Holland, were the winners of the first ever Commonwealth Games mixed relay gold medal - which added to his individual gold he'd already won in Glasgow. (more...)
PM Netanyahu Briefly Hospitalized On Tuesday Night PM Netanyahu Briefly Hospitalized On Tuesday Night
- March 31, 2018

Tzvi Berkowitz has said the prime minister never fully recovered from an illness two weeks ago. It was the second time the prime minister was questioned in the investigation, dubbed "Case 4,000". Commenting on Trump's position towards the Palestinians, the report said "in spite of the obscurity that initially engulfed Trump's approach towards the Palestinian file, such obscurity faded away in less than a year of his inauguration, unveiling his bias as well as his administration's ... (more...)
EPA's Scott Pruitt lived in condo linked to energy lobbyist EPA's Scott Pruitt lived in condo linked to energy lobbyist
- March 31, 2018

J. Steven Hart is the chairman of Williams & Jensen, a firm with a stable of energy industry clients including Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co., which paid the firm $400,000 in 2017, according to data compiled from the Environmental Integrity Project from disclosure forms. (more...)
Woman Found Guilty Of Tampering In Teen's Death Woman Found Guilty Of Tampering In Teen's Death
- March 31, 2018

She was given back the bracelet Thursday night. This is the second son for Amerson, 29, and her fiance Brian Westerfield. "Baby Oliver is doing great!" he wrote. "How can you deny pregnancy in a woman who has not observed menstrual cycle in over eight months?" She didn't feel the baby kicking. Mrs Wood said that Turbinca had taken her bag and emptied it of "bits and pieces" including her clean underwear and wipes. (more...)
Facebook overhauls security and privacy settings after data breach Facebook overhauls security and privacy settings after data breach
- March 31, 2018

Kogan reportedly used the data mined from 50 million profiles to influence voters' behaviors in the United States elections. Mr Wylie had referred to several of the documents in his appearance before the committee on Monday. The Cambridge Analytica's website cites the UNC's "Do So" campaign as one of its case studies, saying the company's methods resulted in the People's Partnership's election victory. (more...)
Gattuso Gets New AC Milan Contract Gattuso Gets New AC Milan Contract
- March 31, 2018

The 24-year-old Spaniard has been in form for AC Milan this season, but his future at the club has been under the scanner over the last few months. "The important thing is that it'll be done, not the timing, as we all want it". There's a lot at stake and we are not allowed any false steps. "We've thought about Barcelona too of course, like the fans, but in order to go into that match in the right frame of mind we have to beat Bologna first", said Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman. (more...)
Matuidi uses global break to convince Man Utd star to join Juventus Matuidi uses global break to convince Man Utd star to join Juventus
- March 31, 2018

Jose Mourinho is planning a mass overhaul in the summer, with up to ten players expected to leave, and some reports have claimed that Martial's future at Old Trafford is uncertain. To help convince the 22-year-old to leave United, the club are even hoping his France worldwide team-mate Blaise Matuidi can prove a catalyst for a summer move. (more...)
Baton Rouge Officer Is Fired in Alton Sterling Case; Another Is Suspended Baton Rouge Officer Is Fired in Alton Sterling Case; Another Is Suspended
- March 31, 2018

According to the Justice Department, which reviewed the shooting , the officers ordered Sterling to put his hands on the hood of a vehicle. Cellphone video captured an altercation between Alton Sterling , 37, and Baton Rouge police that resulted in the shooting death of Sterling on July 5, 2016.Video shows the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling during a confrontation with police officers outside the store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (more...)
Baaghi 2 | Is It Worth the High? Baaghi 2 | Is It Worth the High?
- March 31, 2018

It also boasts of a heavy star cast with likes of Manoj Bajpayee , Deepak Dobriyal and Randeep Hooda . The music is already outbursting and trending too. The actor is donning a never-seen-before avatar in the film, which is certainly the highlight of this flick. The recently-released songs Mundiyan and O Saathi featuring both Tiger and Disha have become quite popular with viewers. (more...)
France's Macron gives backing to Syrian Democratic Forces France's Macron gives backing to Syrian Democratic Forces
- March 31, 2018

Kurdish officials and Macron's office said the meeting covered the situation in the north of country, where Ankara launched its operation nearly two months ago. have given the militia weapons and training to support its battle against IS. Former president Francois Hollande, who originally approved French support for the Kurds, bemoaned on 23 March Macron's Syria policy, in particular his attitude towards the Kurds, accusing him of abandoning them. (more...)
Russian Federation test-launches new 'Satan 2' ballistic missile Russian Federation test-launches new 'Satan 2' ballistic missile
- March 31, 2018

The 23-second clip showed the Sarmat missile lift off the ground and disappear in a cloud of white smoke. The RS-28 Sarmat is created to replace the Soviet-era Voevoda ICBM, known by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation designation SS-18 Satan. (more...)
India, Pak 'mutually' agree to resolve issue of harassment of envoys India, Pak 'mutually' agree to resolve issue of harassment of envoys
- March 31, 2018

He had complained to the Ministry of External Affairs of harassment faced by him and his family when his auto was chased and his driver abused by certain elements in the capital. The government alleged that the Indian officials were being "harassment" and "threatened" in Pakistan. While Indian diplomats can still live without the membership of elite Islamabad Club - Pakistan interior ministry is yet to approve Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria's membership - India is not willing to brook any ... (more...)
Congresswoman Esty Apologizes For Not Protecting Female Employees Congresswoman Esty Apologizes For Not Protecting Female Employees
- March 30, 2018

The Hartford Courant, in a biting editorial , said Esty should have immediately dismissed her former chief of staff, Tony Baker, upon learning about allegations that he'd punched and threatened to kill another top staffer with whom he'd been romantically involved. (more...)
Chinese serial killer sentenced to death Chinese serial killer sentenced to death
- March 30, 2018

Gao would follow them home, where he would rape and kill them, often by cutting their throat. He murdered all but one around Baiyin; another woman was killed in Baotou , a city in the north Chinese region of Inner Mongolia . Gao was tracked down and arrested in August 2016 , after a relative was arrested on an unrelated crime and his DNA was collected and tested. The breakthrough in the case came after Gao's uncle was arrested for a minor crime; police noticed a match in the DNA and ... (more...)
Woman gets 5 years for illegally voting in 2016 presidential election Woman gets 5 years for illegally voting in 2016 presidential election
- March 30, 2018

Mason reportedly told the court, however, that she was not aware of that prohibition and had not been informed that she was ineligible to vote until her sentence was complete. On her previous charges, she said, "I inflated returns". There is a small section at the top of the ballot that asks if the voter is a felon, has completed their sentence including parole and supervised release. (more...)
Family that plunged off cliff had MN ties Family that plunged off cliff had MN ties
- March 30, 2018

He said there is no reason to believe the wreck was an intentional act. Allman said he visited the crash site off Route 1 south of Juan Creek and, "I can tell you it was a very confusing scene because there were no skid marks, there were no break marks, there was no indication of why this vehicle traversed approximately 75 feet of a dirt pullout and went into the Pacific Ocean". (more...)

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