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Amit Shah's animal remarks on opposition speak of his mindset, shameful: Congress Amit Shah's animal remarks on opposition speak of his mindset, shameful: Congress
- April 07, 2018

People of the country have seen the work done by the NDA government. He said the efforts of the Opposition parties to bury their differences to form a third front for the 2019 polls were their last attempt to remain afloat. His reassurance to the over-two-decades-old saffron ally should spare the Devendra Fadnavis-led state government instability and could also lead to a possible redressal of Sena's grievances of inadequate representation at the Centre. (more...)
Fourteen people killed in Canada hockey team bus crash Fourteen people killed in Canada hockey team bus crash
- April 07, 2018

Former NHLer Sheldon Kennedy , who lost four teammates in 1986 when a bus carrying the Swift Current Broncos crashed, also weighed in. "Words can not describe the loss that we feel tonight", he said. He added that parents from across Western Canada are rushing to the scene as they struggle to cope with the tragedy. Royal Canadian Mountain Police confirmed there are several fatalities but could not give a number at this time. (more...)
Horton, relay team give Australia golden start in the pool Horton, relay team give Australia golden start in the pool
- April 07, 2018

I'm not anxious about who I meet in the semi-final, I'm ready", Robertson was quoted as saying by BBC. That didn't happen so much in Rio, so it's just unreal. Miley, 28, was bidding to become the first Scot to claim three consecutive golds in the same event at the Commonwealth Games after winning gold at Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014. (more...)
Facebook suspends AIQ data firm used by Vote Leave in Brexit campaign Facebook suspends AIQ data firm used by Vote Leave in Brexit campaign
- April 07, 2018

Facebook's second in command Sheryl Sandberg said Friday that users wanting to opt out of having their data used by advertisers will have to pay for that assurance. "We need to be careful not to discourage sharing of opinions or to mistakenly restrict accurate content". That said, Facebook back in October 2016 rolled out a feature called 'Secret Conversations' that lets Messenger users send messages that expire after a certain time and are deleted from the recipients' inbox. (more...)
Trump Slams CNN Report Claiming He Wanted Replace Sessions with Pruitt Trump Slams CNN Report Claiming He Wanted Replace Sessions with Pruitt
- April 07, 2018

What's also insane? That the American people have to witness the revolving door of scandal and corruption that is the Trump administration. "So much of the media is dishonest and corrupt!" According to a report in The Atlantic, an employee at the EPA used a little-known provision in the Safe Drinking Water Act to skirt the White House's decision and green light the salary increases. (more...)
Indrani Mukerjea Undergoes Brain MRI at JJ Hospital, Condition Stable Indrani Mukerjea Undergoes Brain MRI at JJ Hospital, Condition Stable
- April 07, 2018

She is now in the critical care unit (CCU) of the hospital - on Saturday she underwent a series of medical investigations including an MRI and CT scan. This is not the first time that Mukerjea has been rushed to the hospital in a semi-conscious condition. However her lawyer visited the hospital. Further her blood pressure was fluctuating and remained at a high level. (more...)
Ex-Catalan leader calls for new talks with Spain Ex-Catalan leader calls for new talks with Spain
- April 07, 2018

But the court disagreed, saying that Mr Puigdemont can not be extradited for rebellion. It wasn't immediately clear when Puigdemont will be released. Puigdemont can still be extradited on the less serious charge of misuse of funds. The German court said it will consider his extradition on that count. (more...)
'Dozens dead' amid renewed fighting in besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta 'Dozens dead' amid renewed fighting in besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta
- April 07, 2018

Eight children were reportedly among the casualties. Syrian government forces resumed their offensive on rebel-held Douma on Friday afternoon after a 10-day truce collapsed over disagreement regarding evacuation of opposition fighters. Since February 18, the regime's Ghouta offensive has killed more than 1,600 civilians and sliced the area into three isolated pockets, each held by different rebel factions. (more...)
Several dead as vehicle hits crowd in Germany Several dead as vehicle hits crowd in Germany
- April 07, 2018

Police tweeted Saturday afternoon that residents should "avoid the area near the Kiepenkerl pub" where a large-scale police operation is underway. Police urged people to avoid "speculation" about the incident . Police helicopters fly over area and on ground, agents are looking for explosives, according to local press reports . Authorities are treating the incident as a deliberate attack, the spokeswoman said. (more...)
Jordan Spieth takes 2-shot lead after first round of Masters Jordan Spieth takes 2-shot lead after first round of Masters
- April 07, 2018

He has some catching up to do. Spieth had birdied five straight from holes 13-17. So Spieth remained calm despite losing a two-shot lead on the first two holes. "It looks like just grinding out par on the weekend out here", Spieth said. "But seriously, I just have to play better than what I have been playing now". (more...)
Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli troops dies from wounds Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli troops dies from wounds
- April 07, 2018

Israeli troops opened fire from across the border, killing at least nine Palestinians and wounding 491 others in the second mass border protest in eight days. Three Gazans died from live fire, including a 16-year-old, and dozens were injured by late afternoon, Palestinian health authorities and local media said. (more...)
Masters 2018: Jordan Spieth & Rory McIlroy share clubhouse lead Masters 2018: Jordan Spieth & Rory McIlroy share clubhouse lead
- April 07, 2018

Previous year he missed the cut after posting scores of 76 and 77. Woods almost drove the short 350-yard, par-4 3rd hole and was left with a short chip for his second shot , which he played masterfully to about seven feet. Friday's second round was a bit different. Spieth's tee shot came up short, landed on a downslope and hopped into Rae's Creek. McIlroy saved par on the final three holes in the opening round Thursday and finished with a 3-under 69. (more...)
Andhra special status: CM Naidu meets Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal Andhra special status: CM Naidu meets Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal
- April 07, 2018

However, the motion was not taken up for discussion, citing the protests in the well by AIADMK demanding constitution of Cauvery river board. He participated in a bicycle rally from Venkatapalem village in Thullur mandal of Guntur district to the Legislative Assembly as part of the statewide stir for Special Category Status on March 6. (more...)
U.S. says its military mission in Syria nears end U.S. says its military mission in Syria nears end
- April 07, 2018

With Russia's backing, President Bashar Al Assad's regime has regained large parts of Syria that it had lost to rebels and extremists in the seven-year war. He referred to "stabilizing these areas, consolidating our gains , getting people back into their homes, [and] addressing the long term issues of reconstruction and other things that will have to be done", adding that "there is a military role in this". (more...)
Stocks drop again as United States and China trade dispute escalates Stocks drop again as United States and China trade dispute escalates
- April 07, 2018

People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, on April 2, 2018. Meanwhile, the Kospi tacked on 0.54 percent as the tech sector rose after declining in the last session, with heavyweight Samsung Electronics up 1.71 percent. (more...)
Weather Authority: Light snow Thursday night Weather Authority: Light snow Thursday night
- April 07, 2018

The latest trend in computer model forecasts makes it appear unlikely that Washington will sit in the snowy sweet spot for Saturday's storm. There may be delays because of the precipitation and reduced visibility, but airports should be able to continue operations under these conditions. (more...)
Trump proposes $137 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods Trump proposes $137 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods
- April 07, 2018

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had instructed U.S. trade officials to consider $100 billion in additional tariffs against China, upping the ante in an already high-stakes trade confrontation between the world's two biggest economies. (more...)
Dust Storms Hit Delhi-NCR Dust Storms Hit Delhi-NCR
- April 07, 2018

Domestic carrier Vistara appealed commuters using its Delhi-bound flights to maintain calm as the weather continues to remain rough in the NCR. However, good news is that pre-Monsoon activities are likely to finally make an appearance over the national capital including near by areas of Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad and Ghaziabad. (more...)
Menendez Brothers, Lyle and Erik, Are Back Together Again Menendez Brothers, Lyle and Erik, Are Back Together Again
- April 07, 2018

Jurors rejected a death sentence in favor of life without parole. Lyle, who was then 21, and Erik, then 18, admitted they fatally shot-gunned their entertainment executive father and their mother, but said they feared their parents were about to kill them to prevent the disclosure of the father's long-term sexual molestation of Erik. (more...)
American Airlines orders 47 Boeing 787 Dreamliners American Airlines orders 47 Boeing 787 Dreamliners
- April 07, 2018

Boeing said the order makes American Airlines its largest Dreamliner customer in the Western Hemisphere. American will operate 89 787s once all aircraft under its previous order and the order announced today are delivered. American announced the moves Friday. American President Robert Isom and CFO Derek Kerr have made no secret they prefer a streamlined widebody fleet with fewer aircraft types. (more...)
Facebook backs political ad bill, sets limits on 'issue ads' Facebook backs political ad bill, sets limits on 'issue ads'
- April 07, 2018

That legislation, introduced last October but not yet passed, is aimed at countering concerns about foreign nationals using social media to influence American politics, which is part of the investigation into possible Russian meddling during the 2016 United States presidential campaign. (more...)
PM Oli, Indian PM Modi hold meeting PM Oli, Indian PM Modi hold meeting
- April 07, 2018

Modi said the two countries were looking to improve connectivity through waterways and railways. The two will also deliver press statements after the talks. Nepalese PM is also scheduled to hold discussions with the delegation-level officers of India at the Hyderabad House. Oli, while speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a dinner hosted by the Nepalese Embassy on Friday, said Nepal wants to be close with "every neighbour" and "every friend". (more...)
China to fight new U.S. tariffs China to fight new U.S. tariffs "at any cost"
- April 07, 2018

Alleging years of intellectual property theft by China, the White House announced last month that it is planning to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. A study released this week by the Brookings Institution, a Washington DC-based think tank, estimated that around 2.1 million U.S. jobs could affected by the White House's trade dispute with China. (more...)
Highlight failures of BJD govt before people: Shah to party workers Highlight failures of BJD govt before people: Shah to party workers
- April 07, 2018

Stressing on the major developments by the Narendra Modi led-BJP, he claimed that the BJP is the biggest political party and in the past the party has lost many saffron party workers. On Modi's vision for "new India", Gadkari said, "For New India, we need research, and technology". In addition, office bearers from the BJP cells for minorities, SC, ST, Other Backward Classes (OBC), women, and farmers will also attend the convention. (more...)
President Trump recalls infamous 'rape' comments about Mexicans President Trump recalls infamous 'rape' comments about Mexicans
- April 07, 2018

The caravan , which numbered more than 1,000 Hondurans, Salvadorans and Nicaraguans, began breaking up yesterday, after the activists organising it said it had abandoned its goal of reaching the USA border and would end its activities with a rally in Mexico City. (more...)

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