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North Carolina father-daughter couple and infant child all killed, officials say North Carolina father-daughter couple and infant child all killed, officials say
- April 13, 2018

As a condition of his bond, he could no longer reside at the 106 Earlston Court home he shared with Katie, where the infant was found dead Thursday. The incestuous affair of father-daughter Steven and Katie Pladl comes to a tragic conclusion. (more...)
Proposal To Break California Into 3 States Could Make November Ballot Proposal To Break California Into 3 States Could Make November Ballot
- April 13, 2018

The minimum threshold of signatures needed to put a proposal on the ballot is 365,880 registered voters - or 5 percent of the total votes cast for governor in the last election in 2014. Nevertheless opponents say creating three states will do nothing to resolve California's monetary and political points. They said they are motivated by what they call 'a decline in essential basic services such as education, law enforcement, fire protection, transportation, housing, health care, taxation, ... (more...)
Russian Federation to ban Telegram messenger service over encryption dispute Russian Federation to ban Telegram messenger service over encryption dispute
- April 13, 2018

In July 2016, the FSB ordered the messenger service's managers to sign a document agreeing to hand over encryption keys that would give security agents access to data exchanges on six types of telephones that use the service. Meeting this condition would have allowed for a consensus. Telegram refused to comply, calling the order "unconstitutional" and "not based on law". (more...)
Trump warns Russia: Trump warns Russia: "Get ready" for attack on Syria
- April 13, 2018

Moscow on Thursday called on the West to "seriously consider" the consequences of threats against Syria after the U.S. and France said they would respond to an alleged chemical attack. Macron kept up the drumbeat for likely war with his claim of evidence that chemical weapons were used in the attack, although he did not elaborate. (more...)
Blizzard Potential, Winter Storm Watch Expands Blizzard Potential, Winter Storm Watch Expands
- April 13, 2018

They will become increasingly heavy during the afternoon and evening, with a better chance for some included thunderstorms. The winter storm watch is in effect from Friday night to Sunday in the northern half of Lower Michigan. Eventually it will turn cold enough late Sunday for rain showers to change to snow showers in southern MI. Initial forecast data is indicating ice accumulations greater than half an inch. (more...)
China engaged in a 'phoney' trade war China engaged in a 'phoney' trade war
- April 13, 2018

The Chinese government is in much control over the United States economy and the trade war is in their hands and they can have a control over the USA economy. "China's retaliation is best understood as an economic and political demonstration", the Wall Street Journal editorialized, "hitting a small number of products to signal where future blows could fall if the Trump Administration imposes punitive tariffs on $ 60 billion in Chinese good to punish the theft of intellectual property". (more...)
Why the Obamas can't attend Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding Why the Obamas can't attend Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding
- April 13, 2018

Dickinson has now made more than 3,500 personalized blankets, which have been sent across the world, and she's raised more than $30,000 to have them delivered. However, the title she has depends exclusively on Prince Harry's . "When you think about it, Diana was 36 when she died, Meghan was 36 when she arrives, and she's, in a way, physically picked up the flag that was dropped by Diana". (more...)
Man held for cheating 2 women online on pretext of marriage Man held for cheating 2 women online on pretext of marriage
- April 13, 2018

She told> a href="https://www. unilad .co.uk/featured/angry-pregnant-woman-texts-father-refuses-to-believe-she-has-wrong-number/" *Unilad: "I am literally just so shocked and overwhelmed I don't know what to do with myself". "She said 'I wanted to see you with him and I think you should be his mother, '" Phipps said. Sophie Watch says she was amused by the texting mistake. (more...)
Article 62 verdict same as Nawaz's trial court case: Marriyum Aurangzeb Article 62 verdict same as Nawaz's trial court case: Marriyum Aurangzeb
- April 13, 2018

The court also banned disqualified opposition politician Jahangir Tareen from running for office. Sharif, 68, a three-time former prime minister, was disqualified and removed from office previous year on corruption allegations against his family. (more...)
Modi to Protest Parliament Disruption With April 12 Fast Modi to Protest Parliament Disruption With April 12 Fast
- April 13, 2018

Inaugurating the 16th International Energy Forum (IEF) ministerial here, being held in India after a gap of 22 years, Modi said that a massive transformation has been underway in the energy market with consumption growth shifting from the developed world to the emerging and developing economies. (more...)
Apparently high-definition vinyl is coming next year Apparently high-definition vinyl is coming next year
- April 13, 2018

Unlike HD video, there's no universally defined standard for HD (or hi-res/lossless) audio, but generally, it must have a higher sampling frequency and/or bit depth than a CD recording. It's not clear whether the increase in sound quality meets that definition of high-def audio, or whether this is more of a marketing term created to simply infer better quality. (more...)
Four hurricane names retired following 2017 devastation Four hurricane names retired following 2017 devastation
- April 13, 2018

Names are retired if a hurricane is particularly destructive or costly. WMO compiles a list of names for each storm in the Atlantic and Eastern North Pacific based on almost every letter in the alphabet. Within a given hurricane season, male and female names alternate; the following year, the gender ordering is staggered (for example, Ana and Bill one year, Alex and Bonnie the next, etc.). (more...)
LA prosecutors review 1992 allegation of sexual assault against Kevin Spacey LA prosecutors review 1992 allegation of sexual assault against Kevin Spacey
- April 13, 2018

A man alleges that Spacey sexually assaulted him in West Hollywood in October of 1992, the sheriff's statement said . FILE PHOTO: The star of actor Kevin Spacey is pictured on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California, U.S., October 30, 2017. (more...)
Track and Field Gears Up For Benedictine Relays Track and Field Gears Up For Benedictine Relays
- April 13, 2018

At No. 3 singles, Southwestern's Hailey Bowman defeated Lily Sizemore (6-0, 6-4). Q. Of the sports you play, which is your favorite? The Spartans' No. I think weather has been our biggest limiting factor at this point in the season and has prevented us from practicing outdoors. Platt admits that twins Amanada and Emily Brinson had an off night at the No. (more...)
David: Severe weather threat possible David: Severe weather threat possible
- April 13, 2018

Across all of Northeast Kansas though, it will be noticeably colder for the weekend . (Again, just the messenger here.) A few snow showers will linger into Tuesday . Monday: Sunny, more wind & warm... This puts us in a ideal warm sector with that southwesterly wind flow. Expect a cloudy and much cooler day Sunday as our winds shift to an easterly onshore direction behind the backdoor front. (more...)
'Jerry Springer' producer charged with killing deaf and partially blind sister 'Jerry Springer' producer charged with killing deaf and partially blind sister
- April 13, 2018

Calling their investigation "extremely complex and sensitive", LAPD officials said Jill Blackstone and her sister were under financial hardship and Jill was frustrated at being "forced to provide Wendy long-term care", the department's statement said. (more...)
Skripals were poisoned by high-purity novichok, watchdog confirms Skripals were poisoned by high-purity novichok, watchdog confirms
- April 13, 2018

In an executive summary made public at Britain's request, it said "the toxic chemical was of high purity " but did not name it. It noted that the chemical was of " high purity " with an "almost complete absence" of impurities, seen as backing Britain's assertion that a state actor was involved. (more...)
Angelina Jolie has been ranked the most admired woman in the world Angelina Jolie has been ranked the most admired woman in the world
- April 13, 2018

An annual study conducted by them gave a list of world's most admired man and woman. Bill Gates and Angelina Jolie are the world's most admirable people in 2018, according to a survey by YouGov , a United Kingdom based market research and data Analytics Company. (more...)
Amazon Completes Acquisition Of Video Doorbell Maker Ring Amazon Completes Acquisition Of Video Doorbell Maker Ring
- April 13, 2018

That's right, no tricks or anything. In case you're wondering, the new pricing is permanent, not temporary. With the addition of the Ring suite of products, which includes the Ring Video Doorbells as well as Ring Spotlight Cams , Ring Floodlight Cams , and a range of Ring Accessories, Amazon has quite the selection of home monitoring products. (more...)
Overtones singer Timmy Matley dies at 36 Overtones singer Timmy Matley dies at 36
- April 13, 2018

The Farranree, Co Cork native is believed to have fallen from the balcony of a building in London. He moved to London at 17 and in his twenties he auditioned for The X Factor , managing to make it to the stage before judges' houses. Tim had been due to take part in a charity skydive for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity this coming May and in recent months, he had been fundraising for the hospital where he received his treatment. (more...)
Theresa May wins Cabinet backing to 'deter' Assad's chemical attacks Theresa May wins Cabinet backing to 'deter' Assad's chemical attacks
- April 13, 2018

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Pentagon is ready to provide options for a strike but notes the US and its allies are still assessing intelligence on the alleged strike. Prime Minister Theresa May says the United Kingdom will work with the U.S. and France to coordinate a response. Germany refused to take part in the US -led war in Iraq, and in 2011 abstained from a U.N. (more...)
Commonwealth Games - Indian athletes sent home after needle found in room Commonwealth Games - Indian athletes sent home after needle found in room
- April 13, 2018

Patrick Ogwel, the team manager and assistant secretary at the National Council of Sports told Xinhua that two weightlifters did not return to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games village on Wednesday. "Then on April 9 two others were declared missing and last night three others left their rooms". South Africa is now fifth on the Commonwealth Game's medal's table with a total of 32 medals - 11 gold, 9 silver and 12 bronze. (more...)
PTI forms body to ensure voting right to overseas Pakistanis PTI forms body to ensure voting right to overseas Pakistanis
- April 13, 2018

Another parliamentarian, Lal Chand Malhi of the PTI, said there was evidence of a malicious online campaign targeting the Hindu community and desecrating images revered by millions of Pakistani Hindus. Imran Khan said the Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif would be thinking that how they could make more money. He urged to mainstream FATA by introducing local government system and devolve power to local people. (more...)
SC paves way for the release of the film Nanak Shah Fakir SC paves way for the release of the film Nanak Shah Fakir
- April 13, 2018

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra , Justices A M Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud noted that on March 28 the Central Board of Film Certification ( CBFC ) had given clearance for releasing the movie. "This censor board will first clear the script and only then production of the movie will start". It added, "If such activities are encouraged, the same has the potentiality to bring in anarchy and cripple the right of freedom of speech and expression". (more...)
OPCW to release statement on spy poisoning OPCW to release statement on spy poisoning
- April 13, 2018

Media leaks that seem to be constantly occurring in the so called Skripal affair are anything but accidental, Russian Foreign spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday . Russian Federation has denied any involvement in the poisoning and retaliated in kind. "There can be no doubt what was used and there remains no alternative explanation about who was responsible - only Russian Federation has the means, motive and record", he said. (more...)

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