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Acer releases its slim Aspire S24 all-in-one in the US Acer releases its slim Aspire S24 all-in-one in the US
- April 03, 2018

Inside the Aspire S24, there is an Intel Core i5-8250U processor, 12GB of RAM, and 1TB of storage. But the device's base also includes support for wireless charging which will allow you to charge anything that supports for Qi simply by putting it on top of the base of the Aspire S24. (more...)
Mueller Reportedly Looking Into Whether Roger Stone Met With Julian Assange Mueller Reportedly Looking Into Whether Roger Stone Met With Julian Assange
- April 03, 2018

Sources told the Wall Street Journal Monday that the investigators are particularly interested in an email Stone wrote to Nunberg on August 4, 2016, in which he said that he "dined with Julian Assange last night". WikiLeaks for its part has also denied the claim both publicly and privately, and had tweeted previously that the two had "never communicated". Stone's name has come up at an increasing rate in relation to Mueller's probe into Russian election meddling and possible ... (more...)
Marijuana legalization tied to drops in prescriptions of opioids Marijuana legalization tied to drops in prescriptions of opioids
- April 03, 2018

The opioid crisis is tragic and has been devastating for many Rhode Island families, and a new study says the costs of the crisis is hitting all Rhode Island hard from an expense standpoint. Instead, they find evidence that legalization may reduce the prescribing of opioids. The two studies were published online April 2 in JAMA Internal Medicine . (more...)
British manufacturer De La Rue appeals for passport contract British manufacturer De La Rue appeals for passport contract
- April 03, 2018

United Kingdom manufacturer De La Rue has said it is preparing to take the United Kingdom government to court over plans to offer the contract to produce blue British passports to a Franco-Dutch firm. The Home Office stated that changing contractors would save the taxpayer £120 million. While accepting that its tender represented a significant discount on the current price, the company said "we can accept that we weren't the cheapest". (more...)
A vote for JD(S) is equal to supporting BJP, says Siddaramaiah A vote for JD(S) is equal to supporting BJP, says Siddaramaiah
- April 03, 2018

But the party sources have said that the programme is not cancelled but postponed. "The people of Karnataka have made up their minds to throw out the Siddaramaiah government". He will interact with silk farmers at Channapatna in Ramanagara district and visit Mandya district as well on Saturday. He also added that "BJP is a bit weak here (Old Mysuru region), but after seeing the work of the party workers, I expect Siddaramaiahji and the JD (S) to get the biggest shock of their lives ... (more...)
Fired FBI official raises $500K for legal costs Fired FBI official raises $500K for legal costs
- April 03, 2018

McCabe's spokeswoman said he intends to use the legal fund to cover the costs of responding to requests from the Justice Department inspector general and likely oversight hearings in Congress. In a statement at the time, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said McCabe "lacked candor - including under oath - on multiple occasions..." and added that "all Federal Bureau of Investigation employees know that lacking candor under oath results in dismissal". (more...)
Russia's Foreign Minister accuses West of 'children's games' Russia's Foreign Minister accuses West of 'children's games'
- April 03, 2018

Britain has blamed Russian Federation for the March 4 nerve agent attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia. So far, 29 countries, including Ireland, have expelled Russian diplomats over the poisoning. Lavrov said that Russian Federation has called a meeting of the global chemical weapons watchdog for Wednesday to discuss the case and asked it to provide details of its cooperation with Britain in the poisoning probe. (more...)
Protests Against Supreme Court Order On SC/ST Act Protests Against Supreme Court Order On SC/ST Act
- April 03, 2018

Violent protests were also reported in Gujarat and Bihar. In Ahmedabad, Gujarat, men and women participated in large numbers in the protest and shouted slogans . Trains have been stopped in many places. The board exams of class 10 and 12 along with the university exams will, however, be conducted as scheduled. (more...)
Punjab orders clampdown ahead of Scheduled Castes protest Punjab orders clampdown ahead of Scheduled Castes protest
- April 03, 2018

Had the erstwhile SAD-BJP regime taken adequate precautionary measures at that time, the state would not have witnessed the unnecessary violence, said the Chief Minister, taking a dig at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Sampla over his provocatively misleading statement against the Punjab government's decision to suspend Mobile Internet services ahead of today's Bandh. (more...)
Mass. State Police getting body cameras, other reforms Mass. State Police getting body cameras, other reforms
- April 03, 2018

Baker said restoring trust in the department is vitally important. "The reforms announced today are a positive step towards restoring public trust and confidence". "Given that the investigation has, in our opinion, just been undertaken, that's a broad statement in my opinion", he said. "It's embarrassing for all of us", Dana Pullman said. (more...)
China Hits US With Food Tariffs China Hits US With Food Tariffs
- April 03, 2018

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative this week is due to recommend a list of Chinese products that should be subject to new tariffs as the result of its investigation into China's intellectual property practices. The size of Beijing's retaliation-tariffs on about $3 billion of goods-indicates the direct impact of Washington's steel tariff is also not enormous. (more...)
Spain: Elephants roam highway after one killed in truck crash Spain: Elephants roam highway after one killed in truck crash
- April 03, 2018

One of the elephants died from injuries that it sustained, while two others were hurt, local police say. Video footage showed animals strolling along the road and appearing to feed from foliage at the side while workers block the road off from traffic. (more...)
French rail users face months of strikes French rail users face months of strikes
- April 03, 2018

The company posted a message on its website urging travellers whose trains are still running to arrive an hour early. Separately, unions at Air France are taking industrial action today in a dispute over pay. Some have compared his plans to agenda to Margaret Thatcher's showdown with British coal unions in 1984. Macron, who was elected past year on a platform of economic transformation, successfully instituted labor market reforms via executive order last October with minimal protests. (more...)
Sanctions issue in Skripal case to depend on Russia's further steps, - Gough
- April 03, 2018

May has received strong backing from the United States and her allies in Europe, which have accepted Britain's view that the Russian government was responsible for the use of a lethal nerve agent. Britain has dismissed the various, often contradictory, theories, that Russian Federation has put forward, with even the Foreign Office publicly mocking them on social media. (more...)
Stratford's Smoak homers twice against Yankees Stratford's Smoak homers twice against Yankees
- April 03, 2018

Additionally, reliever Adam Warren was hit by a come-backer on his right ankle, and also exited the game in the sixth inning. One, Boone said, the Yankees determined before the game that Smoak was the better matchup for Donaldson. New manager Aaron Boone said he will stick with Betances, who has allowed runs in both appearances this season after struggling last September. He walked three and struck out eight, including four straight during one stretch. (more...)
3 killed in MP as Dalit protesters turn violent
- April 03, 2018

The federal government has asked the court to review its decision. In its ruling, the court had said that the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, popularly known as the SC/ST Act , had been "misused" in the past. (more...)
Russia Foreign Minister Lavrov says Britain could have poisoned spy
- April 03, 2018

The Kremlin has denied responsibility over the escalation of a diplomatic row between Russian Federation and the West over the poisoning of a former Moscow spy in Salisbury. "If I understand correctly, sophisticated attacks usually lead to instant death", Lavrov said. Mr Lavrov said the West had spread " lies and disinformation " about the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal , declaring that East-West tensions were worse now than during the Cold War. (more...)
Standing where he started, Marc Molinaro formally starts campaign for governor Standing where he started, Marc Molinaro formally starts campaign for governor
- April 03, 2018

DeFrancisco, who represents the Syracuse area and has been running a low-key campaign since announcing his candidacy in late January. He said it was "the calls, the emails, the tweets", from county residents that prompted him to reconsider his earlier decision. (more...)
Today's Hot Stock Under Review - Banco Santander (Brasil) SA, (NYSE: BSBR)
- April 03, 2018

The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.83%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.11%. Even so, the solid gains, which came at the end of a week cut short by a holiday, could not prevent the stock market's first quarterly loss since the third quarter of 2015. (more...)
Plane carrying Russian diplomats lands in Moscow Plane carrying Russian diplomats lands in Moscow
- April 03, 2018

In a news conference on Monday, Mr Lavrov accused western countries of "playing children's games" and hinted of the possibility of Britain being behind Mr Skripal's poisoning. Sergei, 66, and Yulia Skripal, 33, were both in critical condition after they were found unconscious on a public bench in Salisbury and taken to hospital, but Yulia Skripal's condition has improved and her condition is no longer considered critical. (more...)
Rtd General Abiye Ahmed sworn in as Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Rtd General Abiye Ahmed sworn in as Ethiopia's new Prime Minister
- April 03, 2018

He further pledged to prioritize the war against corruption, improving the quality of education and maintaining the rule of law. Ahmed's premiership of the East African country came after recurrent unrests and mass anti-government demonstrations in parts of the country, particularly in Ethiopia's largest Oromia regional state where Ahmed has a strong support. (more...)
Why I dropped my Oba title- Oluwo, first Emir in Yorubaland reveals Why I dropped my Oba title- Oluwo, first Emir in Yorubaland reveals
- April 03, 2018

Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwo, recently declared himself the first and only "Emir of Yorubaland", adding that the reason for his decision was that traditional rulers or " Obas " in the south-west were always fighting with each other. (more...)
UMC Plants Pinwheel for National Child Abuse Prevention Month UMC Plants Pinwheel for National Child Abuse Prevention Month
- April 03, 2018

Almost 16,558 foster children in the State of IL today. "The Children's Assessment Center services 5,000 sexually abused children and their families each year..." In Mesa County, you'll find blue and silver pinwheels. Los Angeles County officials Monday urged residents to come forward and report youngsters at risk of physical, sexual and emotional abuse and neglect, highlighting the issue as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month. (more...)
Protests engulfs TN for Cauvery Mgmt Board Protests engulfs TN for Cauvery Mgmt Board
- April 03, 2018

Led by Stalin, leaders of Congress and VCK parties protested at Valluvar Kottam here. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam working president M K Stalin was detained amid a protest against the Centre over the constitution of a Cauvery Management Board. (more...)
Kosovo investigates seizure of Turkish nationals Kosovo investigates seizure of Turkish nationals
- April 03, 2018

Ankara accuses Gulen, a USA -based Muslim cleric, of orchestrating the July 15, 2016 coup attempt and has declared his movement a terrorist organisation. The Istanbul prosecutor is investigating the men who, according to Anadolu, were organizing the movement of Gulenists from Turkey to the United States and countries in Europe. (more...)

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