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IShares US Broker-Dealers & Secs Exchs (IAI) Rises 2.06% for Mar 31
- April 03, 2018

The ETF's YTD performance is 0%, the 1 year is 0% and the 3 year is 0%. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The fund acquired 1,797 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $219,000. ACG Wealth now owns 10,716 shares of the company's stock worth $1,095,000 after buying an additional 27 shares during the period. (more...)
Shahid Afridi rakes up Kashmir issue, cricketer calls for UN's intervention Shahid Afridi rakes up Kashmir issue, cricketer calls for UN's intervention
- April 03, 2018

Afridi also termed the situation "appalling and worrisome", in the "Indian Occupied Kashmir". Unfortunately, the phrase in his tweet did not go down with many, especially Indians. Two of the killed terrorists were identified as Rayees Ahmad Thoker and Ishfaq Ahmad Malik. It is worth noting that the civilians have been attacking the army officers too. (more...)
Terrorists behind Lt. Ummer Fayaz's killing gunned down Terrorists behind Lt. Ummer Fayaz's killing gunned down
- April 03, 2018

The militants who were killed during the operation included those responsible for the brutal killing of Lieutenant Umar Fayaz. Some of them received pellet injuries and were admitted to hospital in Shopian , the police said. The officer was killed in Shopian a year ago while visiting family; GOC commander A.K. Bhatt says Army has "avenged" his death by slaying two of his murderers. (more...)
Protester reportedly hit by sheriff's vehicle at Stephon Clark protest in Sacramento
- April 03, 2018

Observers say the deputy struck the woman at a high rate speed of speed, while authorities say the vehicle was moving slowly and the deputy was responding to a risky situation created by some of the demonstrators. "You're trying to tell me I can kill someone and get a paid vacation?" But one black man doesn't make everyone guilty, ' he said. "It's about wrong and right". (more...)
French rail workers begin months of rolling strikes French rail workers begin months of rolling strikes
- April 03, 2018

Bus services into the capital were overwhelmed, with BFM TV reporting that police were called to remove people who overcrowded one bus. Public support for the rail strike stands at just below half, according to an Ifop poll released Sunday, and commuters expressed a mixture of sympathy and frustration with the reduced service. (more...)
German prosecutors file for extradition of ex-Catalan leader German prosecutors file for extradition of ex-Catalan leader
- April 03, 2018

Puigdemont's arrest has sent tensions soaring at home, triggering a wave of protests in the wealthy northeastern Spanish region. The prosecutors said the rebellion charges - defined as "an unconstitutional act despite expectations of violent disturbances" - have a general equivalent in German law, which is among the requirements for extradition applications. (more...)
United Kingdom outlaws sales of all ivory goods to save elephants from extinction United Kingdom outlaws sales of all ivory goods to save elephants from extinction
- April 03, 2018

Penalties for breaching the ban will include an unlimited fine or up to five years' jail . Polling released by IFAW a year ago revealed that the vast majority of the United Kingdom public want to protect elephants with a United Kingdom trade ban and do not wish to purchase ivory themselves. (more...)
Boy found alive hours after plunging into drainage pipe Boy found alive hours after plunging into drainage pipe
- April 03, 2018

Jesse saw a glimpse of light when the sewage hatch was opening, Scott said. Jesse Hernandez will never forget this Easter ― though he'd probably like to. The boy was given a cell phone so he could immediately contact his family. Family members wrapped in blankets stayed at the search command post overnight. (more...)
Russian Federation accuses United Kingdom, allies of Russian Federation accuses United Kingdom, allies of "playing children's games" over ex-spy poisoning
- April 03, 2018

Sergei Skripal , 66, and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia Skripal are believed to have been exposed to the deadly nerve agent Novichok in their home town of Salisbury . The Russian side has refuted the allegations and has already issued a list of questions to London on the details of the incident. According to Tass, Russia's top diplomat said: "I want to reiterate that Russia has no relation to the Skripals' poisoning, but we are very interested - probably more than anyone else - in ... (more...)
Who is Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay?
- April 03, 2018

Shortly after the marriage, she went to London. Not long after, her father passed away. At the age of fourteen she married, but was widowed two years later. In fact, Kamladevi - a rebel in her own right - also disagreed with Mahatama Gandhi when he opposed inclusion of women in salt satyagraha. She was a social worker, and she contributed a lot to the country. (more...)
SC agrees to open hearing on Centre's review petition on SC/ST Act SC agrees to open hearing on Centre's review petition on SC/ST Act
- April 03, 2018

The Centre pleaded for a modification of apex court's earlier judgement that a state government official can not be automatically arrested on a complaint filed under the Act & sanction of appointing authority is must before taking such action against a public servant. (more...)
Gunmen kill 9, including four Christians, in twin attacks in Pakistan's Quetta Gunmen kill 9, including four Christians, in twin attacks in Pakistan's Quetta
- April 03, 2018

Four Pakistani Christians were the victims of a targeted attack in Quetta. The deceased belonging to the Christian community were travelling in a rickshaw when a pair of motorbike-borne unidentified attackers fired upon them, as reported by the Dawn. (more...)
Making marital rape illegal will remove destructive attitudes promoting it: Guj HC Making marital rape illegal will remove destructive attitudes promoting it: Guj HC
- April 03, 2018

The high court has ruled it on Monday that if a wife is above 18 years of age, she can not charge her husband with marital rape. Justice JB Pardiwala's ruling came in connection with a petition filed by a doctor who approached the court to get an FIR filed against him by his wife quashed. (more...)
Martin Luther King's assassination eve speech read out loud in Boston Martin Luther King's assassination eve speech read out loud in Boston
- April 03, 2018

In his "I've Been To the Mountaintop" speech , King gave an impassioned account of his life experiences and seemed to foretell his death when he said: "I've seen the Promised Land". "As we join our spirit of activism with so many next week in Memphis for this march and rally, our overarching goal is to lift up Dr. King's legacy of active participation in our democracy", said Derrick Johnson, NAACP president and CEO. (more...)
United States immigration judges told to process 700 cases a year United States immigration judges told to process 700 cases a year
- April 03, 2018

The immigration courts have had a backlog for most of the past decade, due to more investment in enforcement than in adjudication. O'Malley said the department understands some cases can be complex and that judges who fail to meet the quota can appeal. (more...)
Migrants in Israel to resettle in Germany, Italy, Canada: Netanyahu Migrants in Israel to resettle in Germany, Italy, Canada: Netanyahu
- April 03, 2018

A UNHCR spokesperson confirmed that an agreement had been reached, but gave no details. Many flocked to neighbourhoods in southern Tel Aviv , rapidly changing these historically working-class areas into what became known as "Little Africa" and sparking tension with the local Jewish population. (more...)
Store clerk shoots, kills teen for stealing beer, police say Store clerk shoots, kills teen for stealing beer, police say
- April 03, 2018

Harris' body wasn't found until two days later when investigators found the corpse next to resident Sarah Patton's house. Police officials said Ghazali failed to call the police about the incident. "You don't shoot nobody Thursday and here it is Saturday and you ain't said nothing about it", Fitch said. 'He was a child and that was an adult. A witness told police that Ghazali walked back into the store after the shooting and said, " I think I shot him ". (more...)
Supreme Court blocks lawsuit against Ariz. police officer Supreme Court blocks lawsuit against Ariz. police officer
- April 03, 2018

Kisela and three other officers were called to Hughes's house after a neighbor called 911 to report that Hughes was in the yard hacking a tree with a kitchen knife and acting erratically. Chadwick stated later that Hughes had a history of mental illness and that she never felt endangered, according to the ruling. In her dissent, Sotomayor noted that Kisela was the only officer on the scene who used deadly force, and that he did so without warning that he would open fire. (more...)
U.S. designates Hafiz Saeed's MML as LeT affiliate in FTO list U.S. designates Hafiz Saeed's MML as LeT affiliate in FTO list
- April 03, 2018

Another LeT front, Tehreek-e-Azadi-e-Kashmir (TAJK), was also added to the USA list of terror groups, it said . "Make no mistake: whatever Lashkar-e-Taiba chooses to call itself, it remains a violent terrorist group", Sales said. The United States has offered a $10 million reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Saeed, who formed the MML party past year. (more...)
Death plunge vehicle's speedometer 'pinned' at 90 miles per hour, authorities say Death plunge vehicle's speedometer 'pinned' at 90 miles per hour, authorities say
- April 03, 2018

The family gained attention after one of the children, Devonte, was photographed crying in the arms of a white police officer at a 2014 protest just months after the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. A caseworker went to the house, but found no one home. Clark County sheriff's Sgt. Brent Waddell told The Associated Press that the family lived in Woodland, Washington, and recently had a visit from Child Protective Services. (more...)
Earthquake Shakes Bolivia, Little Damage Reported Earthquake Shakes Bolivia, Little Damage Reported
- April 03, 2018

The tremor, its epicentre 557km deep, rocked an area approximately 300km southeast of Sucre, a Bolivian city in the country's southern highlands, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. Bolivia's natural disaster on Monday was felt as far away as Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, where residents and office workers spilled into the streets. (more...)
Chrissy Teigen is revealing all on social media and celebrity culture Chrissy Teigen is revealing all on social media and celebrity culture
- April 03, 2018

Her last tweet of the night came in the form of a response to former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly . Who knew Jesus of Nazareth ran a tattoo parlor? Chrissy responded to it and said , "Yes the shop specializes in coverups that aren't 32 million dollars". (more...)
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Now Have To Carry Clear Backpacks Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Now Have To Carry Clear Backpacks
- April 03, 2018

Officials at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School began issuing the donated backpacks to the school's 3,200 students Monday, The Sun-Sentinel reports. He also explained that the district is considering installing metal detectors at the school's entrances in the future. Superintendent Robert Runcie told the Sentinel that the new backpacks were "an initial measure, not a permanent one", and noted that Broward Schools would consider allowing other backpacks after seeing how well the metal ... (more...)
SAGE kicks off sexual assault awareness series SAGE kicks off sexual assault awareness series
- April 03, 2018

Chambers hopes to eradicate sexual assault all together, but acknowledged that such a goal may be impossible in his lifetime - but he says we're on the right track. Schmidt cut the teal ribbon to signify the beginning of Sexual Assault Awareness month . She says survivors are often reluctant to talk about their experiences. (more...)
Video shows man attacked Muslim woman at MI hospital Video shows man attacked Muslim woman at MI hospital
- April 03, 2018

When he entered the ER, Deliz took the liberty to beat the woman for no apparent reason and security cameras caught the details of the attack. The Detroit News reports the victim , who has not been identified, is seeking almost $25,000 in damages from the hospital following the incident. (more...)

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