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Gusty winds Monday, fire danger continues through Tuesday Gusty winds Monday, fire danger continues through Tuesday
- April 18, 2018

Winds will still be strong on Wednesday, but nothing like Tuesday. Gusts will be out of the southwest in the morning and west-northwest in the afternoon. Extended: Lots of sunshine is expected into the day Wednesday. Winds will be out of the southwest at 25-40 miles per hour and gusts up to 60 miles per hour will be possible. (more...)
Syrian base in HOMS attacked Israel Syrian base in HOMS attacked Israel
- April 18, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed its support for the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to attack Syria over its alleged use of chemical weapons . If there's a clear indication that Israel intends to continue bombing Syria despite threats from Iran , this is it. Intelligence officers say that the attack could come tomorrow, to coincide with Israel's 70th anniversary celebrations. (more...)
Confirmed tornadoes from Sunday Confirmed tornadoes from Sunday
- April 18, 2018

After completing a survey of the area Tuesday, the weather service reported the tornado had maximum winds of 110 mph and was on the ground for 12 miles. Thunderstorms left damage to many locations across the state. The National Weather Service began surveying storm damage Saturday across the state to determine the cause. (more...)
Jordan Peele turns Obama into foul-mouthed fake-news PSA Jordan Peele turns Obama into foul-mouthed fake-news PSA
- April 18, 2018

It starts with a clickbait-y title - "You Won't Believe What Obama Says In This Video!" - and then delivers on that promise. He's got it exactly backwards, and in the spirit of going backwards, BuzzFeed teamed up with the last American president to provide the alarm Donald Trump is unwilling to sound. (more...)
Albania, Macedonia recommended for European Union member talks Albania, Macedonia recommended for European Union member talks
- April 18, 2018

The report noted that opening accession talks with Albania and Macedonia was dependent on those countries "maintaining and deepening the current reform momentum". In 2008, Kosovo declared independence from Serbia, which Belgrade still rejects. Albanian Foreign Affairs Minister Ditmir Bushati called it a "great day for Albania", but also "a day to roll up sleeves and carry on the hard work". (more...)
UK's May apologises to Caribbean countries over treatment of post-war migrants UK's May apologises to Caribbean countries over treatment of post-war migrants
- April 18, 2018

British media have reported cases such as a man who was denied treatment for cancer and a special needs teaching assistant who lost his job after being accused of being illegal immigrants despite living in Britain for more than 40 years. "It is time for the inclusive prosperity for which we stand as Commonwealth people". A new taskforce and helpline has been established for people affected. (more...)
May wants Nigeria, Commonwealth nations to embrace homosexuality May wants Nigeria, Commonwealth nations to embrace homosexuality
- April 18, 2018

Her words were welcomed by gay rights activists, but came hours after a Trinidadian bishop had accused the United Kingdom of "a sort of neo-colonialism" by urging states to legalise homosexuality. He also urged British companies to invest more in Nigeria. Even when we fought a Civil War, they never left. In 2014, then-president, Goodluck Jonathan , signed the Same-Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Bill (SSMPA) into law. (more...)
Saudi intercepts Houthi missile Saudi intercepts Houthi missile
- April 18, 2018

Turki Al-Maliki also presented pictures of unmanned Iranian aircraft possessed by Houthi militias in Yemen, which he said were being used against the Kingdom. A major attack targeted Riyadh worldwide airport on November 4, and another strike on December 19 targeted Riyadh's Yamamah palace, the official residence of the king. (more...)
As Trump Attacks, More Americans Are Losing Confidence in Mueller Probe As Trump Attacks, More Americans Are Losing Confidence in Mueller Probe
- April 18, 2018

Mueller's favorability among Democrats is at 56%, with 19% viewing him favorably and a quarter uncertain. Nearly three-fourths of Democrats say Mueller's investigation is being handled fairly, a 5-point net uptick since last month, along with nearly half of independents - though there's a 9-point net drop. (more...)
How Analysts Feel About Britvic plc (LON:BVIC)? How Analysts Feel About Britvic plc (LON:BVIC)?
- April 18, 2018

The stock of Acacia Mining plc (LON:ACA) has "Underweight" rating given on Monday, January 22 by JP Morgan. The firm has "Equal Weight" rating given on Friday, February 23 by Barclays Capital. Kahn Brothers Gru Incorporated De owns 3.68 million shares. Blackrock has invested 0% of its portfolio in VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX). (more...)
J'khand likely to file review petition on SC/ST order J'khand likely to file review petition on SC/ST order
- April 18, 2018

The Centre may bring in an ordinance to overrun the Supreme Court's March 20 order that is seen to have diluted the SC/ST Act, in fresh efforts to calm tempers among the Dalit community. Indicating that more states will move the apex court, home ministry officials said state governments are with the Centre on the Supreme Court order. (more...)
All eight BJP ministers in J&K Cabinet quit All eight BJP ministers in J&K Cabinet quit
- April 18, 2018

While Singh embarked on a roadshow earlier on Tuesday, the BJP's state unit later in the evening asked all its nine remaining ministers in the two-year-old government, led by Peoples Democratic Party's Mehbooba Mufti, to tender their resignations to enable the party to bring in fresh faces in the state government. (more...)
Johnson & Johnson Earnings Just Par for the Course Johnson & Johnson Earnings Just Par for the Course
- April 18, 2018

Redmond Asset Management Ltd Liability Company has 0.18% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) for 2,937 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 1.69% or 1.62 million shs in its capital. Shares for $20.17M were sold by Stoffels Paulus . This rating scale created between 1 and 5. Therefore 95% are positive. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has $80 highest and $45 lowest target. (more...)
Syria strikes 'solve nothing': France's Macron Syria strikes 'solve nothing': France's Macron
- April 18, 2018

The deadly tendency which might lead our continent to the abyss, nationalism, giving up of freedom: I reject the idea that European democracy is condemned to impotence. "Some people call this the old Europe ". "What we can expect from a French president is to tell the pessimists, stop saying that Europe doesn't work, Europe is not ideal but can be improved, and that the French youth, who inherits European integration, should mobilize". (more...)
Kendrick Lamar Becomes First Rapper to Win a Pulitzer Prize Kendrick Lamar Becomes First Rapper to Win a Pulitzer Prize
- April 18, 2018

Archibald was recognized for his "lyrical and courageous commentary " and the Post won for investigative reporting for stories revealing allegations that Moore pursued teenage girls sexually decades ago while he was in his 30s in Gadsden. (more...)
Turkey Lures Chinese Tourism as Syria Drives Wedge Between Erdogan and Putin Turkey Lures Chinese Tourism as Syria Drives Wedge Between Erdogan and Putin
- April 18, 2018

Turkey is going to receive a scorecard from the European Commission tomorrow (17 April) in what will be the EU's most critical report on Turkey since Ankara started its efforts to join the bloc more than 10 years ago. Iran's Rouhani and his Russian and Turkish counterparts, Vladimir Putin and Erdogan, "reaffirmed their determination to continue their active cooperation on Syria for the achievement of lasting ceasefire between the conflicting parties and advancement of the political process ... (more...)
Bomb blast outside the office of Indian consulate in Nepal Bomb blast outside the office of Indian consulate in Nepal
- April 18, 2018

Police are investigating the explosion to find out the culprit behind the blast, Kathmandu Post reported. Following the Koshi River flood in 2008, Nepal requested India to provide its land for transportation and passage for transit facilities until its highways were repaired. (more...)
Second collection of SPD videos released from Stephon Clark shooting death Second collection of SPD videos released from Stephon Clark shooting death
- April 18, 2018

The department also released two 911 calls. In a report from the Los Angeles Times, the recently released footage show that cops thought Clark was "pretending" to be unconscious. At the scene, one officer asked how many times the officers fired, according to the new footage. Another officer can be heard shouting at Clark's motionless body: "We need to know if you're OK". (more...)
Carrie Underwood Makes Powerful Return To Stage After Injury Carrie Underwood Makes Powerful Return To Stage After Injury
- April 18, 2018

The saga began back in November when Underwood apparently took a spill in her home and ended up breaking her wrist and needing 40 facial stitches . Fans have been eagerly waiting to see Underwood after the 35-year old " American Idol " victor fell outside her home in November breaking her wrist and suffering injuries that required 40 to 50 stitches in her face. (more...)
Ms. Lauryn Hill is playing a show in Burnaby this fall Ms. Lauryn Hill is playing a show in Burnaby this fall
- April 18, 2018

Various pre-sales will also be held starting this afternoon, April 17th. " Miseducation " includes Billboard chart toppers "Ex-Factor" and 'Everything is Everything .' It also includes 'Doo Wop (That Thing),' which peaked at number one in November 1998. (more...)
7-year-old girl raped and murdered in Yogi's Uttar Pradesh 7-year-old girl raped and murdered in Yogi's Uttar Pradesh
- April 18, 2018

Report claims that the incident took place in Sitalpur village, two km away from Kotwali Nagar police station early Tuesday morning. He has also been accused of strangulating her later for fear of being identified later. Sonu Jatav (19), who was given the task of putting up tents for the marriage ceremony lured the girl, raped her and subsequently killed her, Superintendent of Police Akhilesh Chaurasia said and added that the man was in an inebriated state. (more...)
Iranian drone launched from Syria was on attack mission, Israel says Iranian drone launched from Syria was on attack mission, Israel says
- April 18, 2018

Israel has not officially taken responsibility for the airstrikes. The release of the aerial footage comes on the eve of Israel's 70th Independence Day and, at the same time, Iran's National Army Day. The drone was found to be armed with missiles . Iran's stockpile of ballistic missiles remains among the highest in the region. The Quds Force is said to be focused on establishing air defenses and drone operations in Syria, so it can use them to launch direct offensives against Israel. (more...)
Two Weather Alerts Issued For Clare Today Two Weather Alerts Issued For Clare Today
- April 18, 2018

During this period, Met Éireann urged members of the public to be cautious of localised spot flooding and hazardous driving conditions. Counties Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford are all covered by the rainfall warning. (more...)
Donald Trump reports 'high level' talks with North Korea Donald Trump reports 'high level' talks with North Korea
- April 18, 2018

Abe is due to arrive at Trump's Mar-a-Lago retreat in Palm Beach, Florida, for two days of talks dominated by North Korea but also expected to cover trade, relations with China and other issues. "They do have my blessing to discuss the end of the war", Trump said. Abe is likely to push Trump to exempt Japan from new steel and aluminum import tariffs, and encourage him to rejoin the Trans-Pacific trade partnership. (more...)
Dwyane Wade on his throwback performance: 'Thank Kevin Hart for that' Dwyane Wade on his throwback performance: 'Thank Kevin Hart for that'
- April 18, 2018

Considering how easy it is to hit a trey in today's game, we can dream. With Wade scoring 15 of his 21 first-half points in the second quarter, the Heat stormed to a 56-42 halftime lead, with Wade converting his first seven shots. "To me, it's the reality of NBA basketball and it only gets harder". Which is why the 4-point line exists in Philadelphia . That was definitely a major lapse in the game plan to not account for this common/expected performance by Wade. (more...)

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