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Lance Armstrong settles federal fraud case for $5 million Lance Armstrong settles federal fraud case for $5 million
- April 20, 2018

Armstrong countered that he had delivered tens of millions dollars more in promotional benefits during his historic championship run than what the Postal Service had paid out. The government could have demanded almost $100 million. As the originator of the whistleblower lawsuit, Landis stands to be awarded up to a quarter of the settlement. (more...)
Procter & Gamble Third Quarter Core EPS Up 4%; Organic Sales Up 1% Procter & Gamble Third Quarter Core EPS Up 4%; Organic Sales Up 1%
- April 20, 2018

Shares in Merck rose 2.9 percent to the top of the German blue-chip DAX index in pre-market trade at brokerage Lang & Schwarz. It has outperformed by 0.48% the S&P500. The rating was upgraded by Vetr to "Buy" on Tuesday, August 25. JP Morgan maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $98 target in Wednesday, January 24 report. (more...)
Tiny African kingdom of Swaziland changes its name Tiny African kingdom of Swaziland changes its name
- April 20, 2018

Rare history was made in Mbabane on Thursday when King Mswati III officially changed the kingdom's name from Swaziland to eSwatini which translates as "Land of the Swazis".The monarch has been referring to the kingdom as eSwatini years before the name change. (more...)
United Nations team shot at near site of reported chemical attack, official says United Nations team shot at near site of reported chemical attack, official says
- April 20, 2018

Worldwide investigators on Tuesday were awaiting the green light from a United Nations security team to begin work in a Syrian town hit by an alleged chemical attack , after delays and warnings by Western powers that crucial evidence had likely been removed. (more...)
Kathua rape case: Students clash with security forces in Kashmir Kathua rape case: Students clash with security forces in Kashmir
- April 20, 2018

A police statement said, "Today morning a peaceful protest was taken out at Anantnag which was allowed by police and district administration". In a tweet, journalist Mufti Islah had said that 'government must realise that Kashmiri students demanding justice for 8 year old girl gangraped and murdered must not be thrashed and humiliated and those supporting rape accused be escorted. (more...)
Two deputies assassinated in apparent ambush at Florida restaurant Two deputies assassinated in apparent ambush at Florida restaurant
- April 20, 2018

The Gilchrist County deputies died "after a suspect walked up" to the Ace China restaurant around 3 p.m. The shooter was found dead outside the business, the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office said. "Further updates will be issued later". Around 5:20 p.m., Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that he has been briefed by Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz on the shooting. (more...)
Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russian Federation probe Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russian Federation probe
- April 20, 2018

But even as Trump legal counsel, Giuliani knows Trump the NY real estate developer who had no problem being a public cad for this well-meaning media roast of then-pro-gay mayor in 2000. Raskin, former federal prosecutors established in Florida, based on Mr. Trump's lawyer Jay Sekulow . Mr. Giuliani is himself a former federal prosecutor and is moving through a divorce from his 3rd wife, which is acting outside about the gossip pages of The New York Post . (more...)
Syria War Situation to Remain Unchanged Despite Air Strikes Syria War Situation to Remain Unchanged Despite Air Strikes
- April 20, 2018

Ambassador Kenneth Ward said at an OPCW meeting in The Hague on Monday. Addressing the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday, French President Emmanuel Macron said the strikes aimed to defend "the honour of the global community" in the face of Syria's suspected violation of the UN Chemical Weapons Convention. (more...)
European Union hints at new measures on Syria European Union hints at new measures on Syria
- April 20, 2018

Britain has said there are no plans for future strikes against Syria, but Johnson warned Assad that all options would be considered if chemical weapons were used against Syrians again. The US envoy to the OPCW has expressed concern that Russian Federation had visited the site and "may have tampered with it" to impede the investigation - an allegation Russian Federation has rejected. (more...)
What Modi said in 'Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath' What Modi said in 'Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath'
- April 20, 2018

Congress senior spokesperson Anand Sharma said the prime minister's "boastful" claims on surgical strike neutralising cross-border terror is "embarrassing" as India continues to be exposed to multiple terrorist strikes from across the border, losing brace officers and soldiers. (more...)
United Nations team attacked by gunfire at Syria chemical site United Nations team attacked by gunfire at Syria chemical site
- April 20, 2018

According to the United Nations report , a security team travelled to two sites on Tuesday escorted by Russian military police. Russia's military said it uncovered a chemical weapons stockpile left behind by rebels in Douma on Tuesday. (more...)
North, South Korea Preparing to Announce a Permanent End to Their War North, South Korea Preparing to Announce a Permanent End to Their War
- April 20, 2018

Moreover, if the summit comes to fruition it would be the first such meeting between a sitting United States President and a North Korean leader. "All they are expressing is the end of hostile policies against North Korea, followed by a guarantee of security". (more...)
35-year-old, minor raped in UP 35-year-old, minor raped in UP
- April 20, 2018

According to the Police , the victim's father, who is 50-year-old, has taken her daughter to a fair in Kamlapur area Sitapur on 15 April. The two men convinced the woman to get on a bike with them and took her to another man's house. Kamlapur SHO Sanjeet Sonkar said Meraj is in his early forties and works as a quack in Kamlapur. Police said the woman was locked in the house for the next 18 hours until she finally escaped on Monday evening to her mother's house. (more...)
Lawmakers, legal watchdog pursue discipline for Andrew McCabe Lawmakers, legal watchdog pursue discipline for Andrew McCabe
- April 20, 2018

The U.S. Attorney's Office declined to comment. They, too, cited the inspector general's findings as reason to look at criminal charges for Mr. McCabe. "The OIG ought to credit score Mr. McCabe's account over Director Comey's", Bromwich wrote to Horowitz in a letter, complaining that the report "paints Director Comey as a white knight fastidiously guarding Federal Bureau of Investigation info, whereas overlooking that Mr. (more...)
First non-Castro to lead Cuba in six decades First non-Castro to lead Cuba in six decades
- April 19, 2018

Two years after taking over from his ailing brother in 2006, Castro launched a series of reforms that expanded Cuba's private sector to almost 600,000 people and allowed citizens greater freedom to travel and access to information. As in Cuba's legislative elections, all of the leaders selected Wednesday were selected by a government-appointed commission. Only one, 85-year-old Ramiro Valdez, was among the revolutionaries who fought with the Castros in the late 1950s in the eastern Sierra ... (more...)
Former 911 Operator Found Guilty Of Hanging Up On Thousands Of Callers Former 911 Operator Found Guilty Of Hanging Up On Thousands Of Callers
- April 19, 2018

A former 911 operator has been sentenced to community service and 18 months probation for hanging up on emergency calls. Other 911 short calls to Williams included reports of robberies and homicides. Buster's wife survived, but he said the memory of Williams' negligence still makes him furious. The district attorney's office said the recording system kept a report of whether it was the caller or the operator who disconnected the call. (more...)
Syria's air defenses respond to missile attack over Homs Syria's air defenses respond to missile attack over Homs
- April 19, 2018

Israel on Friday, April 13, announced that the drone had been loaded with explosives and was on an attack mission, not a mission for reconnaissance. In February, an Iranian Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (drone) entered Israeli airspace from Syria and was shot down by the IAF. (more...)
Judge sets Friday hearing in Stormy Daniels case Judge sets Friday hearing in Stormy Daniels case
- April 19, 2018

The original tweet featured the sketch side-by-side with a split photograph of Daniels, smiling and posing next to a man with similar features. A sketch years later about a nonexistent man. "A total con job, playing the Fake News Media for Fools (but they know it)!" "He has now told the American people that she's a liar, that she's a con, and that she has made up this threat and this sketch and I'm outraged by it and there are serious consequences for it". (more...)
Gunfire at United Nations team in Syria stalls chemical weapons inspection Gunfire at United Nations team in Syria stalls chemical weapons inspection
- April 19, 2018

The officials were greeted by a "large crowd" of protesters at one site, forcing them to withdraw while at the second site "they were subject to small-arms fire and an explosion", Wilson said , citing information from the OPCW director general. (more...)
Early Voting Begins In Mecklenburg County Early Voting Begins In Mecklenburg County
- April 19, 2018

Although there are no statewide primaries, such as president, governor or US senator, on the ballot this year, there are plenty of races where voters can whittle down the field of candidates before the November general election. Previously, voters had to figure out what precinct they were located in on a separate ballot sheet. Voting May 5 may be done at those locations from 8:30 a.m.to 1 p.m. (more...)
Nikki Haley hits back at critics after Russian Federation sanctions confusion row Nikki Haley hits back at critics after Russian Federation sanctions confusion row
- April 19, 2018

Earlier in the day, national economic adviser Larry Kudlow said that Haley had gotten "ahead of the curve" on the imposition of new sanctions. According to one account, Trump had previously lost it at Haley after she sharply criticized Russian Federation over its intervention in Ukraine, angrily yelling, " Who wrote that for her?" The White House yesterday said it was weighing fresh Russian Federation sanctions for Moscow's role supporting Syria's chemical weapons programme, but ... (more...)
France's Emmanuel Macron promotes European Union reform agenda on Germany visit France's Emmanuel Macron promotes European Union reform agenda on Germany visit
- April 19, 2018

Mr Macron will offer to set out the European nations' additional commitments in a side deal to the main accord, they said. While the "E3" powers have been willing to engage the Americans on ways to address Iran's regional power projection and its ballistic missile work, they have thus far rejected any moves that would violate or rewrite the nuclear deal itself. (more...)
Oklahoma's Rhea Fire Grows By 20000 Acres Oklahoma's Rhea Fire Grows By 20000 Acres
- April 19, 2018

Winds from the northwest Wednesday will move smoke across central Oklahoma , the National Weather Service reports. In Colorado , many out buildings and 5 homes were destroyed Tuesday. "I hope that you realize that today is a historically critical day here", Beard said of the fire near Woodward that has burned about 105 square miles (272 sq. (more...)
Celina firefighter among the heroes on Southwest flight Celina firefighter among the heroes on Southwest flight
- April 19, 2018

Air New Zealand's most recent safety video says: "If you need some 21st century air, oxygen masks will fall down from above". But we already know a crucial element of the story: In a moment of crisis, everyday Americans stepped into the breach and likely averted a much worse disaster. (more...)
Modi Should Follow the Advice He Gave Me, Speak More: Manmohan Singh Modi Should Follow the Advice He Gave Me, Speak More: Manmohan Singh
- April 19, 2018

Sources said the cabinet reshuffle in the BJP became necessary when the PDP inducted Tassaduq Hussain Mufti and Javaid Mustafa Mir as cabinet ministers raising the strength of the party to 12, including Chief Minister , in the state cabinet. (more...)

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