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UN Syria envoy seeks 'relaunch' of negotiations UN Syria envoy seeks 'relaunch' of negotiations
- April 19, 2018

Assad told a group of visiting Russian lawmakers that the strikes were accompanied by a campaign of "lies and misinformation" against Syria and Russia in the U.N. "The US - the possessor of the biggest arsenal of chemical weapons - has no moral right to blame her countries". When pressed, however, he acknowledged that some unspecified portion of Assad's chemical arms infrastructure was not targeted. (more...)
Chemical Weapons Watchdog in Syria to Begin Probe Chemical Weapons Watchdog in Syria to Begin Probe
- April 19, 2018

The allies struck Syrian military targets over the weekend in retaliation. Dujarric said de Mistura held consultations with the Arab League secretary-general, foreign ministers including from Egypt, Jordan and Iraq and the European Union high representative, and joined Guterres at meetings with the king, crown prince and foreign minister of Saudi Arabia. (more...)
Bus strike bites, but Tshwane service running Bus strike bites, but Tshwane service running
- April 19, 2018

Once you're at work and inside a bus as an alternative driver who's travelling long distance, you must be paid by the employer. In response to the situation MMC offor roads and transport Cllr Sheila Senkubuge said: "We are unfortunately faced with this situation as a result of wage negotiations that have deadlocked". (more...)
White Woman Calls Servicewomen 'Black Lesbian B*tches' in Restaurant Attack White Woman Calls Servicewomen 'Black Lesbian B*tches' in Restaurant Attack
- April 19, 2018

Police arrived a short time later and arrested Tucker on a simple battery charge after interviewing witnesses. Luckily, the racist granny was taken to jail but posted a bond of $650 and was released. "You were getting in our way while we tried to park", Tucker was heard telling the women, following which she tried to block Sharpe's cell phone while she recorded the encounter. (more...)
Trump Asks For More Time To File His Taxes Trump Asks For More Time To File His Taxes
- April 19, 2018

The IRS, which was unable to process returns for several hours as a result of the outage, extended the filing deadline by one day to April 18 at midnight. Republicans have targeted the agency for budget cuts since taking control of the House in 2011, relenting a bit this year to help the IRS implement last year's overhaul of the tax code. (more...)
'Nothing short of miraculous': Southwest pilot used to beating the odds 'Nothing short of miraculous': Southwest pilot used to beating the odds
- April 19, 2018

An engine broke up in flight, the debris shattered a window and the rapid decompression almost sucked out a passenger, who later died. But the other 144 passengers survived the ordeal. "Is your aircraft physically on fire?" "We have a part of the aircraft missing, so we're going to need to slow down a bit", Shults replies, before settling into a lower altitude of 3,000 feet. (more...)
Former Playboy Model Now Free to Discuss Alleged Donald Trump Affair Former Playboy Model Now Free to Discuss Alleged Donald Trump Affair
- April 19, 2018

McDougal's lawyer previously said the AMI contract "controlled her life" and she "wanted out". "My goal from the beginning was to restore my rights and not to achieve any financial gain, and this settlement does exactly that", McDougal said. (more...)
Rain changing to snow for some overnight Rain changing to snow for some overnight
- April 19, 2018

Only precipitation chance in the extended is Tuesday morning, with some light spotty rain chances moving through. Rain and snow will taper off to showers in the afternoon. Friday will bring all-day sun that will carry us into the weekend. Expect lows to fall into the 20s again overnight, with winds slowing down a bit. (more...)
Netflix reaches 125 mn subscribers; revenue jumps 40% to $3.7 bn Netflix reaches 125 mn subscribers; revenue jumps 40% to $3.7 bn
- April 19, 2018

He added that the company will leverage this evolving strategy globally, including new markets. About 8.44 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 22.65% the S&P500. The same analysts see shares reaching $286.62 within the next year on a consensus basis.Let's take a look at how the stock has been performing recently. (more...)
United Nations security team came under fire in Syria's Douma
- April 19, 2018

The ambassador of the Russian Federation to Ireland warned that Russia - the Syrian regime's principal backer - is losing "the last bit of trust" it had with the west, describing this as a "very risky development". The United States and its allies have said the aim of the strikes was to prevent the further use of chemical weapons, not to turn the tide of the war in Syria or topple Assad. (more...)
Pacquiao, Mathysse face off in 'Fight of Champions' Press Tour Pacquiao, Mathysse face off in 'Fight of Champions' Press Tour
- April 19, 2018

During the first leg of a two-city press tour promoting Pacquiao's bout against Lucas Matthysse , the 39-year-old fighting senator apparently backpedaled from his initial statement. Lucas Matthysse is clear about one thing: defending his spot on top of the boxing world at all cost. I'll die for it. Pacquiao also acknowledged the work done by his team for an outstanding job in coming up an impressive press conference set up comparable to the best boxing press conferences done in Las Vegas ... (more...)
Nanny Convicted in Murder of 2 Children in Their UWS Apartment Nanny Convicted in Murder of 2 Children in Their UWS Apartment
- April 19, 2018

In the last 10 years, just six people have been cleared of murder by claiming insanity out of 5,111 cases in NY, according to Janine Kava, spokeswoman for the state Division of Criminal Justice Services. There, she used two kitchen knives to slash them to death. The motive, however, remains murky. Ortega's lawyers tried to prove that she was hearing voices from the devil - and didn't know right from wrong at the time of the killings. (more...)
Syria Intercepts Hostile Missiles in Homs Syria Intercepts Hostile Missiles in Homs
- April 19, 2018

The day before thousands of Syrian citizens, along with various political and religious forces, gathered in the main squares and streets of various provinces, including Damascus , Homs and Aleppo, in which they repudiated the devious western tripartite attack on Syria. (more...)
Chemical arms experts in Syria go to site of alleged attack Chemical arms experts in Syria go to site of alleged attack
- April 19, 2018

The suspected poison gas attack creates a conundrum for Western powers, who are determined to punish Assad for using chemical weapons but have no strategy for the sort of sustained intervention that might damage him. "As with any crime scene, it is crucial to get there as soon as possible", said Olivier Lepick, a fellow at the Paris-based Foundation for Scientific Research. (more...)
China Performs Maneuvers with Real Fire in Taiwan Strait China Performs Maneuvers with Real Fire in Taiwan Strait
- April 19, 2018

Beijing has yet to release any information about the drills, which the Chinese authorities had said would run until midnight, without giving any details about which military equipment or personnel would be involved. On that occasion, 48 ships navigated in parallel to the Liaoning aircraft carrier and last generation submarines, while 76 aircraft were deployed through the sky because, according to the authorities, the goal is to achieve the integration of all the commands when executing and ... (more...)
MP & Raj BJP changes signal checks on Chouhan and Raje MP & Raj BJP changes signal checks on Chouhan and Raje
- April 19, 2018

The BJP is in power in the state for 15 years and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has led it to convincing victories in the 2008 and 2013 assembly polls. Assembly elections are scheduled by the end of this year in Madhya Pradesh, Rajast-han and Chattisgarh. In Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, the BJP has been facing major challenges, including farmer and dalit agitations. (more...)
Theresa May wins Commons vote over Syria attack Theresa May wins Commons vote over Syria attack
- April 19, 2018

At a time when May might have hoped for a surge in nationalistic pride, 54 per cent said she was wrong to order strikes by Royal Air Force Tornado without the consent of Parliament, while only 30 per cent backed her (there were 16 per cent don't knows). (more...)
Trump on possibility of firing Mueller and Rosenstein: 'They're still here' Trump on possibility of firing Mueller and Rosenstein: 'They're still here'
- April 19, 2018

He called the Mueller-led investigation "a hoax" created by Democrats "to soften the blow of a loss". "Just more Fake News from a biased newspaper!" "We'll see what happens" is what Trump said in reference to Mueller possibly being fired, setting off panic on the Hill. (more...)
Islandwide blackout hits Puerto Rico Islandwide blackout hits Puerto Rico
- April 19, 2018

Officials say it could take 24 to 36 hours to fully restore power. The massive outage comes less than a week after a fallen tree knocked out service to 870,000 customers, about half the power authority's clients, across a broad swath of the United States territory. (more...)
Perenara latest high-profile rugby name to slam Israel Folau's homophobic remarks Perenara latest high-profile rugby name to slam Israel Folau's homophobic remarks
- April 19, 2018

Perenara joined the debate less than 24 hours after Chiefs halfback Brad Weber slammed Folau's comments as disgusting. Earlier on Wednesday, New Zealand's Rugby Players Association chief executive, Rob Nichol, told Stuff that his organisation was firmly behind Weber's stance on the subject. (more...)
5 takeaways from Comey book, ABC interview 5 takeaways from Comey book, ABC interview
- April 19, 2018

The clarification regarding Comey's disdain for Trump's leadership, rather than him personally, is certainly warranted. "When I chose to just do it, I said to myself, I said you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story", Trump told Holt of his decision to fire Comey . (more...)
Kovind Arrives On Two-Day Visit To J&K Kovind Arrives On Two-Day Visit To J&K
- April 19, 2018

I feel the smile of children is the most lovely thing in the world. The founder and Chairman of Bharti Enterprises, Sunil Bharti Mittal, and the Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Munjal Auto Engineering Limited, Sudhir Munjal, would be conferred honorary doctorate by SMVDU on the occasion. (more...)
Three-year-old accidentally shoots pregnant mother in shocking accident Three-year-old accidentally shoots pregnant mother in shocking accident
- April 19, 2018

The Times reports that the children were ages 3 and 4 and one of them somehow got their hands on the weapon and shot their mother who was transported to Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus in Merrillville. Employees of Plato's Closet said the woman was in the auto with the kids, while her boyfriend was shopping inside the store. The victim's 3-year-old daughter grabbed the gun and it went off. (more...)
Bump stock manufacturer Slide Fire to stop taking orders, shut down site Bump stock manufacturer Slide Fire to stop taking orders, shut down site
- April 19, 2018

Slide Fire , the biggest maker of bump stock devices - which increase the firing speed of semi-automatic rifles so they fire like automatic weapons - announced that it will stop taking orders and is shutting down its website. "With limited exceptions, primarily as to government agencies, the [Gun Control Act of 1968] makes it unlawful for any person to transfer or possess a machine gun". (more...)
Cambridge Analytica Planned to Issue Digital Currency and ICO Cambridge Analytica Planned to Issue Digital Currency and ICO
- April 19, 2018

Facebook has just posted an article in their newsroom that provides a more detailed description of what it does. Just for the record, the "buttons" on our pages are just hardcoded links to our social media accounts. It is not known if Cambridge Analytica is still pursuing such plans. The appearance of the witnesses comes amid controversy about the harvesting of Facebook users data by a third party app and the improper passing of that information to United Kingdom political ... (more...)

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