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Friends detail last hours of yoga teacher's life at Butcher murder trial Friends detail last hours of yoga teacher's life at Butcher murder trial
- April 07, 2018

Kristin Johnston wanted to break up with the man later accused of murdering her, but told friends in the days leading up to her death she was having a hard time doing so, a Halifax jury heard Thursday. The group then started wondering how Butcher found out where she was, so Abramowicz messaged him through Facebook, with Johnston helping to craft the messages. (more...)
Salman Khan blackbuck case: Netizens debate over the verdict with #SalmanBailorJail Salman Khan blackbuck case: Netizens debate over the verdict with #SalmanBailorJail
- April 07, 2018

Moreover, the court heard the defence counsel's arguments and the prosecution will present their arguments on Saturday. He argued that no investigation in any of the cases of poaching proved that Salman used firearms. The trial court acquitted his Bollywood colleagues Saif Ali Khan , Tabu , Neelam and Sonali Bendre and a local, Dushyant Singh, giving them the "benefit of doubt". (more...)
Trade Relations With China Get Worse Trade Relations With China Get Worse
- April 07, 2018

Chinese state media hailed their leaders' quick counteroffensive in the brewing trade war with the U.S. and said America would learn a "painful lesson" by tangling with China . "This is what a trade war looks like, and what we have warned against from the start", said Matthew Shay, president of the National Retail Federation. (more...)
Facebook to require verification for political ads Facebook to require verification for political ads
- April 07, 2018

Facebook is rolling out new rules that will soon require advertisers for political issues - gun control, abortion, gay marriage, immigration - to verify their location and identity, even if the ads do not directly mention a political candidate or race. (more...)
Lobbyist Who Rented Room To Pruitt Says There Was No 'Undue Influence' Lobbyist Who Rented Room To Pruitt Says There Was No 'Undue Influence'
- April 07, 2018

I've written quite a bit lately about Scott Pruitt , the embattled EPA administrator who has shown a casual indifference to the fate of the planet and a malevolent coziness with the fossil-fuel industry, including a shady-as-hell condo deal with a lobbyist's wife in DC (for which he fell behind on payments, despite the low rate) [ Politico ]. (more...)
The FBI Has Apparently Seized Controversial Classified Ads Site Backpage.com The FBI Has Apparently Seized Controversial Classified Ads Site Backpage.com
- April 07, 2018

WASHINGTON-Federal law enforcement agencies have seized Backpage.com, a controversial classified-ads website known for its numerous sex-related postings. Viewed narrowly, the bill allows victims of sex trafficking to sue websites that "enable" their abuse, but it raises a risky precedent for suing websites over user-generated content. (more...)
Facebook Admits To Secretly Deleting Mark Zuckerberg's Texts Facebook Admits To Secretly Deleting Mark Zuckerberg's Texts
- April 07, 2018

The company's moderators can review any messages that are flagged by users or the automated systems. This incident coupled with the recent enlightenment of the Cambridge Analytica scandal leaves the social media company at yet another tight spot. (more...)
Stocks trim opening losses despite trade worries, jobs disappointment Stocks trim opening losses despite trade worries, jobs disappointment
- April 07, 2018

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 240.92 points, or 0.99 percent, to 24,505.22, the S&P 500 gained 18.15 points, or 0.69 percent, to 2,662.84 and the Nasdaq Composite added 34.45 points, or 0.49 percent, to 7,076.55. Aerospace giant Boeing fell 1.1 percent. Heating oil lost 2 cents to $1.96 a gallon. Another 12 of the Dow's 30 components have declined between 10 and 20 percent from their year highs. (more...)
$9.5 million for space hotel stay $9.5 million for space hotel stay
- April 06, 2018

So in four years, spending time with your loved ones, or alone in space will be a real thing. Reservations on Aurora start at $9.5 million per person, and the company is accepting refundable deposits of $80,000 to get on the reservation waitlist. (more...)
Telegram faces ban in Russian Federation Telegram faces ban in Russian Federation
- April 06, 2018

Russia's Roskomnadzor communications watchdog said it had filed a lawsuit at a Moscow court on Friday "with a request to restrict access on the territory of Russian Federation to the information resources of". Nonetheless, he added, "the law is the law". While this will certainly be of interest to users in the country and worldwide, investors will also be watching closely as Telegram is also undertaking the world's biggest initial coin offering, with pre-sales reaching £1.7 billion already. (more...)
Stormy Daniels stopping near St. Louis this weekend Stormy Daniels stopping near St. Louis this weekend
- April 06, 2018

As the President returned to Washington from West Virginia yesterday, he spoke with reporters aboard Air Force One for about three and a half minutes. Avenatti's client, Stormy Daniels , filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and Essential Consultants seeking to be released from a hush agreement she signed shortly before the election that barred her from discussing her alleged relationship with Trump. (more...)
SC to hear BJP plea seeking forces for Bengal rural polls SC to hear BJP plea seeking forces for Bengal rural polls
- April 06, 2018

The clash occurred during filing of nominations for Panchayat polls . He said that without approaching the State Election Commission and the High Court, the BJP has parachuted to the Supreme Court and this was only for the media splash. (more...)
Trump signs proclamation to deploy National Guard troops at US-Mexico border Trump signs proclamation to deploy National Guard troops at US-Mexico border
- April 06, 2018

Now, the president has ordered the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security to push California and other states to send troops to the nation's southwest border , ostensibly to help U.S. Governors of the four USA states bordering Mexico were largely supportive of the move. "Decisions about equipment carried by Guardsman - including firearms - is dependent on their assigned missions and will be made in conjunction with the Department of Defense and the border governors ", said ... (more...)
SEE YA! President Trump DITCHES White House Press Dinner for Second Year SEE YA! President Trump DITCHES White House Press Dinner for Second Year
- April 06, 2018

President Donald Trump sort-of answered the question that's been bandied around Washington for weeks: Will he go to the White House correspondents' dinner? Trump, who frequently criticizes the national news media, often targets negative news stories about his administration or outlets that cover his presidency critically as "fake news". (more...)
Villanova's Dominant Title Run Lifts Wildcats into Rarefied CBB Air Villanova's Dominant Title Run Lifts Wildcats into Rarefied CBB Air
- April 06, 2018

It wasn't clear what was used to grease them. We have so many talented dudes that can just get it going. "Every program wants the one-and-dones", Hart said. Chambers and the other coaches said they were most impressed by how the Villanova players accepted their roles. Next, guard Phil Booth stepped up to the mic. (more...)
Doug Ghim roars to Masters amateur lead behind pair of eagles Doug Ghim roars to Masters amateur lead behind pair of eagles
- April 06, 2018

On the eve of the Masters , the headline on a golf.com video asked: "Does Jordan Spieth have a confidence problem?" "It's Round 1", he said. "It's about riding momentum from last week and this round". Only previous year, Woods said he had trouble just sitting through the dinner at the Masters Club of past champions because of pain from his lower back shooting down his legs. (more...)
Meet Tej Pratap Yadav and Aishwarya Rai Meet Tej Pratap Yadav and Aishwarya Rai
- April 06, 2018

Aishwarya, according to media reports did her schooling at the Notre Dame Academy in Patna in Bihar, later she moved to Delhi to pursue higher studies. Her mother is a homemaker. But the report claims that the marriage ceremony will be attended by over 10,000 people and that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will be sent an official invitation to attend the marriage ceremony. (more...)
4 killed in shooting at Turkish university 4 killed in shooting at Turkish university
- April 06, 2018

The four victims were university employees, including Vice Dean Mikail Yalçın, faculty secretary Fatih Özmutlu, research assistant Yasir Armağan and lecturer Serdar Çağlak. Despite the fact that Erdogan recommended lowering interest rates, the Central Bank of Turkey increased the refinancing rate, according to the Turkish president. (more...)
Map: Teacher pay state by state Map: Teacher pay state by state
- April 06, 2018

Charlie Baker's proposal to increase education aid statewide by up to 2.2 percent in some areas won't do much to close the chasm steadily widening between rising costs and state money to pay for schools. "He really goes out of his way to help us and to talk to us, even about things that aren't related to academics", he said. At the moment, only 46% of primary school music teacher. (more...)
Local farmers weigh in on tariff talk between USA and China Local farmers weigh in on tariff talk between USA and China
- April 06, 2018

Trump said in a statement . US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday Trump was "right to ask for additional appropriate action to obtain the elimination of the unfair acts, policies, and practices identified in USTR's report". (more...)
Concerns over a possible trade war between China, US Concerns over a possible trade war between China, US
- April 06, 2018

Another option may be to cut import tariffs on USA products entering China, a move that could go some way to meeting United States demands to narrow the trade gap between the two countries. Larry Kudlow, the White House's National Economic Council director , said on Wednesday that both countries still had time to work out their differences. (more...)
YSR Congress MPs submit resignations to Lok Sabha Speaker YSR Congress MPs submit resignations to Lok Sabha Speaker
- April 06, 2018

It might be recalled that Mr Naidu had made a high-power visit to the national capital on April 2-4 to present his case for Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh . MP YV Avinash Reddy and P Mithun Reddy said it is not late for TDP MPs to resign. "YSRCP has given notices for a no-confidence motion 12 times and not even once it was taken up for discussion", Velagapalli said a day earlier. (more...)
UA Student Launches Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign UA Student Launches Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign
- April 06, 2018

Nationally, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), the goal of which is to raise awareness within the community about sexual assault and educate the public on how to be a part of the solution. PAVE leads a wide range of initiatives to prevent sexual violence. A variety of events are scheduled that aim to be inclusive for all. "I got involved with "It's on US" through my internship with [Evaneski] last spring, and I think it's good". (more...)
Malaysia's PM Najib dissolves parliament paving way for tough election Malaysia's PM Najib dissolves parliament paving way for tough election
- April 06, 2018

Najib this morning also arrived in Putrajaya for a weekly Cabinet meeting, an unusual move as such ministerial meetings are typically held on Wednesday. There has been no announcement on the date of the election, but it is expected to be held in May. Parliament, which on Thursday ended its last meeting before the polls, approved a plan to redraw electoral boundaries backed by Najib's administration, an exercise that critics said would shift anti-establishment voters out of ruling party areas ... (more...)
Donald Trump proposes military secure Mexico border until wall is built Donald Trump proposes military secure Mexico border until wall is built
- April 06, 2018

In addition to the duration, it is also still unclear when and where the troops will be deployed and the costs associated with it. The list of governors she spoke to yesterday included California's Jerry Brown, and she plans to speak with him again today, she said. (more...)

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