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Supreme Court backs Arizona policeman accused of excessive force Supreme Court backs Arizona policeman accused of excessive force
- April 03, 2018

Today's ruling does not mean Kisela is off the legal hook in the civil suit filed by Hughes who, according to her attorney, suffered permanent injuries and has ongoing pain as well as emotional distress. "Kisela had mere seconds to assess the potential danger to Chadwick", the justices wrote in the unsigned order. Justice Sonia Sotomayor, writing for herself and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, said the court, at least at the pretrial stage, has to look at the record in a way that would favor ... (more...)
Guidelines for accreditation of journalists amended to regulate fake news Guidelines for accreditation of journalists amended to regulate fake news
- April 02, 2018

Fake news cases will be handled by an independent court process. But then President Trump hijacked the term, often using it to blast what he considers unfair coverage coming from major brands like NBC and CNN . "Ours appears to be headed for the intensive care unit". When asked about the more left-leaning MSNBC, the results were similar. 13% trust both equally. (more...)
CBSE exams in Punjab postponed today due to 'Bharat Bandh' CBSE exams in Punjab postponed today due to 'Bharat Bandh'
- April 03, 2018

Please note that the April 2 exams aren't the same as these rescheduled exams . The alleged dilution of SCs/STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act that resulted in Bharat Bandh protest by several Dalit organisations has now impacted the Class 10 and Class 12 studies of CBSE Board as their examinations which were scheduled to take place today, April 2 in Punjab, have been postponed. (more...)
Daesh's 'Jihadi Beatles' Fear Unfair Trial After Losing UK Citizenship Daesh's 'Jihadi Beatles' Fear Unfair Trial After Losing UK Citizenship
- April 03, 2018

The "Beatles" cell is believed to have kept more than 20 Westerners hostage, and tortured and killed American, British and Japanese journalists and aid workers in 2014 and 2015. Elsheikh, from west London, travelled to Syria in 2012, initially to join an al Qaeda branch before moving to IS, according to US State Department documents, which said he "earned a reputation for waterboarding". (more...)
Tulsa Teacher Worried Rally Won't Be Taken Seriously By Lawmakers Tulsa Teacher Worried Rally Won't Be Taken Seriously By Lawmakers
- April 02, 2018

Teachers say years of budget austerity in many states have led to the stagnation of already poor salaries. Instead, schools hired more non-teachers-while student enrollment was falling. The bill's passage has thrown the teacher walkout in jeopardy in some school districts that have pulled their support of it, leaving teachers nervous to abandon the classroom. (more...)
Israel reaches deal on African migrants Israel reaches deal on African migrants
- April 02, 2018

In addition, as part of the deal, the government will focus on providing occupational guidance, vocational training and other assistance to the migrants to help them integrate into Israel . Israel's original plan to deport the migrants to Africa has effectively been nullified, according to Israeli media reports. Numerous migrants from Sudan fled from war and poverty. (more...)
China's Space Lab 'The Tiangong-1' Crashes to Earth Over South Pacific China's Space Lab 'The Tiangong-1' Crashes to Earth Over South Pacific
- April 02, 2018

As predicted, China's Tiangong-1 space lab fell from the sky on Sunday evening. Ren Guoqiang, China's defense ministry spokesman, told reporters Thursday that Beijing has been briefing the United Nations and the global community about Tiangong 1's re-entry through multiple channels. (more...)
Cold front, rain chances in the forecast Cold front, rain chances in the forecast
- April 02, 2018

Some rain will move in Tuesday morning and may start as a little bit of a wintry mix/snow, especially north and east of Syracuse. TIMING: The first part of the day on Tuesday will be dry with mostly cloudy conditions. Winds will be gusty on Thursday , but not as strong as on Wednesday . A cold start to Easter Sunday with isolated showers in the east and rain developing in the southwest. (more...)
Winter Storm Warning Issued Winter Storm Warning Issued
- April 02, 2018

Lower Michigan , where at least several inches is quite likely. A woman carries an umbrella in the snow as she walks along Court Street, April 2, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The upper Midwest and northern Great Lakes could see accumulations of at least six inches, with localized amounts of up to a foot. The Winter Weather Advisory for Stearns and Sherburne, and the Winter Storm Warning for Benton County go from 10 p.m. (more...)
Anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Mandela has died aged 81 Anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Mandela has died aged 81
- April 02, 2018

Winnie Madikizela Mandela, a former wife of Nelson Mandela died on April 2, 2018. She was most visible in the 1980s, when she was renowned for revving up crowds of young, black activists with her fierce speeches denouncing the country's comprehensive system of racial segregation. (more...)
Kellyanne Conway Leaks All the White House Secrets, Author Claims Kellyanne Conway Leaks All the White House Secrets, Author Claims
- April 02, 2018

But it was President Trump himself who branded the White House press corps 'the enemy of the American people, ' catching no end of grief over it, more than a year ago. The author believes that Ivanka Trump and Kushner are responsible for Trump's bad decisions, including firing former FBI Director James Comey . Still, Conway has held a long tenure as one of Trump's closest aides since the campaign and is now reportedly being considered for a promotion in the administration. (more...)
Howard University sit-in stretches on as students keep up demands Howard University sit-in stretches on as students keep up demands
- April 02, 2018

We demand that Howard University actively fight rape culture on campus in an effort to prevent sexual assault. We demand that students have the power to democratically influence the decision of the administration and the Board of Trustees by way of popular vote. (more...)
Laura Ingraham takes an 'Easter break' as more advertisers flee her show Laura Ingraham takes an 'Easter break' as more advertisers flee her show
- April 02, 2018

A combination of file photos show media personality Laura Ingraham and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg . The other companies announcing that they are canceling their ads are: Nutrish, the pet food line created by celebrity chef Rachael Ray, travel website TripAdvisor Inc, online home furnishings seller Wayfair Inc, the world's largest packaged food company, Nestle SA, online streaming service Hulu, travel website Expedia Group Inc and online personal shopping service ... (more...)
Egyptians attempt to elect Liverpool hero Mo Salah as president Egyptians attempt to elect Liverpool hero Mo Salah as president
- April 02, 2018

He won less than 3% of the vote. Egyptian authorities are reportedly working to release a former military chief of staff, who was arrested after announcing his intention to run in this week's presidential election. Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi won 97% of the votes in last week's elections, according to the official results published on Monday. However, turnout was lower at 41 per cent, despite efforts to get as many Egyptians as possible to polling stations during last week's vote. (more...)
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Activist, Dies At 81
- April 02, 2018

In 1990 the world watched when Nelson Mandela finally walked out of prison - hand in hand with Winnie. When Mandela was elected president, Madikizela-Mandela served as South Africa's first lady. In a statement released by a family spokesperson (via RTE News ), Winnie is said to have died peacefully after a "long illness for which she had been in and out of hospital since the start of the year". (more...)
Boko Haram - 15 Killed, 55 Persons Injured in Fresh Attack Near Maiduguri Boko Haram - 15 Killed, 55 Persons Injured in Fresh Attack Near Maiduguri
- April 02, 2018

Boko Haram fighters resorted to attacking remote communities near Maiduguri after several attempts to penetrate the city were quashed, Nwachukwu said. "It is clear that the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists are hell bent on remaining relevant by attacking soft and vulnerable targets and therefore we call for collective vigilance by all security stakeholders and members of the public". (more...)
Trump, Abe to discuss trade after USA aluminum, steel tariffs-White House Trump, Abe to discuss trade after USA aluminum, steel tariffs-White House
- April 02, 2018

On Monday, the White House confirmed the planned visit, saying in a statement that during their third summit meeting, Mr. Trump will "reaffirm the United States-Japan alliance as a cornerstone of peace, stability, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region". (more...)
Deadly Hart family crash may have been intentional, CHP says Deadly Hart family crash may have been intentional, CHP says
- April 02, 2018

Officials with the CHP say Sarah and Jennifer Hart's SUV, which was carrying the couple and at least three of their adopted kids, stopped at a pullout in Westport, CA, then accelerated over the cliff in front of the auto, according to KGW . (more...)
Firefighters Search for Teen in Griffith Park Drainage Ditch Firefighters Search for Teen in Griffith Park Drainage Ditch
- April 02, 2018

Crews responded to 5254 W. Zoo Drive, down the road from the Travel Town Museum, around 4:30 p.m., the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Firefighters said the drainage ditch is about 13 feet wide and 2 feet deep with swift-moving water. At the behest of the family, the LAFD released a photo of the boy, identified as Jesse Hernandez, hoping he was able to escape the water and might be sighted. (more...)
Ethan Couch release is Ethan Couch release is "grave injustice" for victims, MADD president says
- April 02, 2018

Couch will be processed when his folder is pulled", he said in an email. Ethan Couch, better known as the "Affluenza Teen" is expected to be released from jail today. That sentence was seen as the maximum possible at the time. "As an organisation, we'll be there to serve them if they need us", she said. "As far as any other cases I've dealt with, he's in a class by himself", said Richard Alpert, a former DWI prosecutor in Tarrant County who went up against Couch in juvenile court. (more...)

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