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Trump admin sues California over state bill on land rights Trump admin sues California over state bill on land rights
- April 03, 2018

He says the law, known as the Public Lands Protection Act, is unconstitutional and pre-empted by the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The law was part of a series of bills California lawmakers passed past year in a bid to preserve federal environmental regulations under state law and protect federal lands from being sold to oil companies. (more...)
Mamata Banerjee Supports Dalit Cause, Shocked Over Deaths In Madhya Pradesh Mamata Banerjee Supports Dalit Cause, Shocked Over Deaths In Madhya Pradesh
- April 03, 2018

The bandh call given by Dalit organizations over the alleged dilution of SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act turned violent in Gwalior and Chambal divisions of Madhya Pradesh, and curfew was imposed in parts of Bhind, Morena and Gwalior districts following incidents of firing and arson on Monday. (more...)
Obsolete Chinese space lab set to re-enter earth's atmosphere Obsolete Chinese space lab set to re-enter earth's atmosphere
- April 03, 2018

But the remote location likely deprived stargazers of the spectacle. Jonathan McDowell, an astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, said the module zoomed over Pyongyang and the Japanese city of Kyoto during daylight hours, reducing the odds of seeing it before it hit the Pacific. (more...)
Elderly woman dies following Hampton apartment fire Elderly woman dies following Hampton apartment fire
- April 03, 2018

About 50 firefighters were able to get the blaze under control within 40 minutes. Hampton fire officials say the emergency call for the fire came in just before 8 p.m. (more...)
Man leads officers on chase ending in river Man leads officers on chase ending in river
- April 03, 2018

She was warned that it is a crime to give a police officer the wrong name, date of birth and address, but again gave false information, officials said. The incident has been referred to the coroner and the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) has been notified. As the first officers got out of the police vehicle, the man, still armed with a machete, approached police again. (more...)
Defunct Chinese space lab hurtles toward Earth on wide path Defunct Chinese space lab hurtles toward Earth on wide path
- April 03, 2018

Russia, northern Europe, and Canada are considered to be outside the space station's current trajectory. The "international" space station has warmly welcomed astronauts from multiple countries, but China. Its last crew departed in 2013 and contact with it was subsequently cut in 2016. Many Western space experts think China has lost control of the station. (more...)
EPA to Revise Obama-era Emission Standards EPA to Revise Obama-era Emission Standards
- April 03, 2018

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt may not survive long in his job after reports that he paid below market rate to live in a condo owned by a lobbyist who deals with issues overseen by his agency, lawmakers and a former Trump official said Sunday in television interviews . (more...)
Ernesto Valverde: 'La Liga title not secure' Ernesto Valverde: 'La Liga title not secure'
- April 03, 2018

As he sat in the dugout watching leaders Barca trail 2-0 at sixth-placed Sevilla, he might have reflected how much his club also seem to rely on him. "The team just kept on working and didn't give up and it was down to him to score the equaliser". The goal stretched the Catalans' unbeaten run in the league to 37 games and if they avoid defeat next week at home to Leganes they will equal Real Sociedad's Liga record of 38 games without defeat, which has stood since 1980. (more...)
Chinese space station re-enters atmosphere, unlikely to cause damage Chinese space station re-enters atmosphere, unlikely to cause damage
- April 03, 2018

Regardless of the date of Tiangong-1's return, experts estimated that most of the space station would be burnt up on its re-entry to the Earth's atmosphere and would not cause damage but rather provide a vivid star show, similar to a meteor shower. (more...)
General Strike begins in Kerala General Strike begins in Kerala
- April 03, 2018

Most of the shops and business establishments remained shut. The shutdown affected normal life here. Meanwhile, Police resorted to lathicharge to disperse SDPI activists who staged a protest march to Thampanoor police station seeking the arrest of those involved in an attack against their activist. (more...)
Keep Your Eyes on This Stock: WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX)
- April 03, 2018

It has underperformed by 0.21% the S&P500. Stephens Inc bought 27,097 shares as the company's stock declined 16.40% with the market. Systematic L P invested in 1.1% or 3.92 million shares. A number of brokerages have recently commented on WPX . Earnings per share (EPS) serve as an indicator of a company's profitability. After having $-0.02 EPS previously, WPX Energy, Inc .'s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. (more...)
Teen Gets Full Rides at 20 Top Schools Teen Gets Full Rides at 20 Top Schools
- April 03, 2018

His short list includes Northwestern, Georgetown, Princeton, Yale, the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard, and Stanford, the Chronicle reported. Rutledge-Brown said that although she knew her son had the grades to get scholarships, she never imagined anything like this. (more...)
E-way bill rollout very successful; no glitch so far: says Government E-way bill rollout very successful; no glitch so far: says Government
- April 03, 2018

The system has capacity to take more load and there are technical teams working on this to ensure that the e-way bill works smoothly, said Adhia, who is also the Revenue Secretary. The ministry also detailed monthly GST collections as Rs 93,590 crore for July, Rs 93,029 crore for August, Rs 95,132 crore for September, Rs 85,931 crore for October, Rs 83,716 crore for November, Rs 88,929 crore for December, Rs 88,047 crore for January and Rs 89,264 crore for February. (more...)
Winter storm warning issued Winter storm warning issued
- April 03, 2018

The team warned baseball fans to check for weather delays ahead of the home opener, slated for 1:05 p.m. Winter Storm Violet will move through the northern Great Lakes region Saturday . So while snowfall for the end of March isn't abnormal, the higher amount potential with this storm does stand out. Sunday may be April Fools' Day, but the snow in the forecast for Easter is no joke. (more...)
SC starts recount on VP election protest SC starts recount on VP election protest
- April 03, 2018

Philippines' Supreme Court began a manual recount of 2016 vice presidential election votes on Monday. At about the same time, Vice President Robredo attends Mass at Saint Scholastica's College. "Those incidents have always been happening and it won't affect the election results because under the automated elections, we have the ballot images as reference", Macalintal said, referring to the copies of the ballot scanned by the vote-counting machines. (more...)
China calls for peace, denuclearisation in Korean Peninsula China calls for peace, denuclearisation in Korean Peninsula
- April 03, 2018

She said she told officials she met that Americans can not support a more integrated economic system with China if it "fails to respect basic human rights". The president recently announced a plan to impose around $60 billion in trade penalties on China for alleged theft of American intellectual property. (more...)
Dems Won't Call On Rep. Esty To Resign Dems Won't Call On Rep. Esty To Resign
- April 03, 2018

An open-seat election in this district isn't a lock for Democrats , but Esty insisted on running again the party might have seriously anxious about holding the seat even in a year that's shaping up to be a good one for the party. According to WTVA , members of the House of Representatives received a "dear colleague" letter this morning from Esty offering an explanation of her actions in the scandal. (more...)
Samsung enables GIF support to Always On Display Samsung enables GIF support to Always On Display
- April 03, 2018

You can, however, double tap on the GIF to loop it again. Samsung has also announced another laptop from the Notebook 3 series, but this one comes with a 15.6-inch monitor which has a 720p or a 1080p resolution depending on the variant that you will choose to buy. (more...)
27 terrorists killed in Afghanistan 27 terrorists killed in Afghanistan
- April 02, 2018

The Taliban said in a statement that the airstrike hit a madrasa, or Islamic religious school, killing and wounding more than 100 clerics, religious students and other civilians. A number of children were being treated for wounds at a local hospital, indicating civilians were in the area. In a statement, the military said an alleged gathering of the Taliban's "Quetta Shura" - one of the Taliban's main Pakistan-based committee - had been hit during an air raid this morning in the province's ... (more...)
Man shot in neck during officer-involved shooting at Zebulon gas station Man shot in neck during officer-involved shooting at Zebulon gas station
- April 02, 2018

The home was closed down as a crime scene and the police are investigating. After seeing the officer, the man ditched a bag of clothes he was carrying and fled into a nearby canyon, Sharp said. Police say no officers were injured in the incident. "This is a fourth case implicating law enforcing officer and second for a medical officer in Malawi alone since 2014", he explained. (more...)
Russian Federation orders out 60 United States diplomats over spy poisoning affair Russian Federation orders out 60 United States diplomats over spy poisoning affair
- April 02, 2018

She called the investigation a "trickery". Salisbury NHS Trust, which oversees the hospital where the pair are being treated, says 33-year-old Yulia is "improving rapidly and is no longer in a critical condition". It says there is no alternative to the conclusion that the Russian state was to blame for the attempted "assassination of two people on British soil". (more...)
SC will ensure TN's share of Cauvery water, CJI assures State SC will ensure TN's share of Cauvery water, CJI assures State
- April 02, 2018

The Tamilnadu government on Saturday filed a contempt petition in the Supreme Court against the Central government. In its February 16 order, the Supreme Court directed the Centre to constitute CMB and Cauvery Water Regulatory Authority (CWRA) in six weeks to monitor allocation of Cauvery water between the Southern states. (more...)
Ready Player One Is Spielberg's Best Opening Since Indiana Jones 4 Ready Player One Is Spielberg's Best Opening Since Indiana Jones 4
- April 02, 2018

According to Box Office Mojo (via ScreenRant ), the Steven Spielberg-directed, Easter egg-filled sci-fi adventure Ready Player One has scored the second-biggest box office opening of 2018 thus far. Rounding out the top five is Universal's " Pacific Rim Uprising " with $9.2 million in 3,708 locations. Fox Searchlight Pictures' stop-motion animation has grossed $5.9 million and looks to cross the $6 million mark in the upcoming week. (more...)
Hundreds protest in Sacramento over Clark's autopsy
- April 02, 2018

Witnesses said Cleveland was standing close to the curb when the vehicle hit her on the right leg. Cleveland landed on her hip and shoulder and hit her head. Sacramento police said in a statement Friday that they have not received the official report from the coroner's office, and that the coroner's office "conducts an independent death investigation that is separate from the joint investigation being conducted by our agency and the California Department of Justice". (more...)
UAE files complaint over 'aggressive actions' by Qatar against its civilian aircraft UAE files complaint over 'aggressive actions' by Qatar against its civilian aircraft
- April 02, 2018

Saif Mohammed Al-Suwaidi, director of the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority, said Abu Dhabi had filed another complaint on Monday over what it said was the interceptions of a passenger flight and civilian helicopter over Bahrain last Monday. (more...)

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