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Sacramento sheriff's vehicle hits protester at Stephon Clark vigil, witness says Sacramento sheriff's vehicle hits protester at Stephon Clark vigil, witness says
- April 03, 2018

That's when almost three dozen demonstrators surrounded the auto and started chanting, prompting the sheriff's deputy to sound his siren and instruct the crowd to back away from the vehicle. The California Highway Patrol said the woman suffered minor injuries. "I was so shocked to see it happen and then just that it was the officer that was the one that did the hit-and-run, which is what I consider it", said Marissa Barrera. (more...)
Suspect arrested after woman shot in leg outside east Charlotte nightclub Suspect arrested after woman shot in leg outside east Charlotte nightclub
- April 03, 2018

For the next several minutes the man fled from Tampa police and Florida Highway Patrol troopers on I-275 and several Tampa streets. The vehicle hit a parked auto and an officer had to jump out of the way to avoid being hit, police said. (more...)
'Out of control' Chinese space station re-enters Earth's atmosphere 'Out of control' Chinese space station re-enters Earth's atmosphere
- April 03, 2018

Early Sunday morning, SATFLARE forecasters, who are tasked with tracking all satellites orbiting Earth in real time, had put the space lab's path of re-entry in a band stretching from northern California, southern Nevada, central Arizona, southern New Mexico and west Texas. (more...)
Chinese space station breaks up over South Pacific Chinese space station breaks up over South Pacific
- April 03, 2018

State-run Chinese television confirmed the space station had re-entered the atmosphere at about 10.15am AEST and "burnt up" and disintegrated at about 80 kilometres above Earth's surface. Tiangong-1 crashed. But it's hardly the only uncontrollable piece of metal in orbit around us. According to Aerospace Corporation , the retired space station may re-enter the Earth's atmosphere along two narrow bands: 43° North and 43° South latitude. (more...)
Welcome Home, Tiangong-1: China's Wayward Space Lab Returns Welcome Home, Tiangong-1: China's Wayward Space Lab Returns
- April 03, 2018

ESA previously projected the craft to fall between a vast swath of the planet, including the entirety of Africa, most of South America, the continental US from Boston south, and much of China . "It's normal for spacecraft to re-enter the atmosphere, yet Tiangong-1 received so much attention, partly because some Western countries are trying to hype and sling mud at China's fast-growing aerospace industry", it said. (more...)
Murder rate: London overtakes US Murder rate: London overtakes US
- April 03, 2018

In February and March, 37 people were killed in London, compared to 35 in the Big Apple, according to the Sunday Times . So far in 2018, 46 people in London have been fatally stabbed, shot or injured compared to 50 in the United States city. (more...)
US Supreme Court lets PLO off hook for terrorism US Supreme Court lets PLO off hook for terrorism
- April 03, 2018

Protests erupted in California's capital Sacramento after last month's police shooting of an unarmed black man named Stephon Clark. The court ruled 7-2 in favor of Kisela, with liberal Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg as the two dissenting voices. (more...)
Spring snowstorm wraps up, leaves up to 5 inches Spring snowstorm wraps up, leaves up to 5 inches
- April 03, 2018

The snowfall is predicted to be heaviest until 11 a.m. ET but a winter weather advisory remains in effect until 2 p.m. ET in NY. And once the snow is on the ground, don't expect it to melt right away. Snow began sticking at Yankees Stadium in the Bronx at around 5:30 a.m. The strongest wind gusts are expected to range between 45 miles per hour and 55 miles per hour. (more...)
Bongbong notes 'irregularities' in first day of VP vote recount Bongbong notes 'irregularities' in first day of VP vote recount
- April 03, 2018

Almost 10 months since Marcos filed the petition, the PET agreed to start its manual recount of ballot boxes from Camarines Sur, Iloilo, and Negros Oriental. For the camp of Robredo, the wet ballots were normal and nothing to worry about. Macalintal also said the punctured ballot box found at the start of the recount could have been damaged after being thrown around by handlers in the PET warehouse. (more...)
Analysts See $0.41 EPS for NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NEP) Analysts See $0.41 EPS for NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NEP)
- April 03, 2018

Jennison Associates LLC now owns 2,503,347 shares of the solar energy provider's stock worth $107,919,000 after buying an additional 9,953 shares during the last quarter. ( NYSE :NEE) for 5,651 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems reported 303,127 shares. Sfmg Ltd Liability Corporation holds 2,660 shares. (more...)
Fellow Democrats tell embattled Congresswoman Esty to resign Fellow Democrats tell embattled Congresswoman Esty to resign
- April 03, 2018

In a Facebook post , she said , "it is in the best interest of my constituents and my family to end my time in Congress at the end of this year and not seek re-election". The National Republican Congressional Committee said it would look to the district as a prime pickup opportunity this fall. The move by Esty to not seek reelection comes after various CT politicians called on her to resign. (more...)
Teachers In Oklahoma And Kentucky Walk Out Over Funding, Salaries Teachers In Oklahoma And Kentucky Walk Out Over Funding, Salaries
- April 03, 2018

Photo Oklahoma educators are holding out for more than the $6,000 per year raise that was signed by the Legislature last week. In fact, I haven't heard much of anything about teacher pay. Oklahoma teachers, frustrated with stagnant wages and with the loss of millions in state education funding, plan to converge on the state capitol Monday, shutting down school in several districts. (more...)
APAM condemns involvement of police in killing of person with albinism APAM condemns involvement of police in killing of person with albinism
- April 03, 2018

He then demanded government of Malawi to stop lip service and intervene to end the criminality once and for all noting that continuation of these cases is a clear demonstration of leadership and security failure. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. "This is a very hard time for the family, and to release his name now would cause them undue stress", police said in a statement. (more...)
Villanova 95, Kansas 79 — Postgame Report Card Villanova 95, Kansas 79 — Postgame Report Card
- April 03, 2018

Paschall nailed 4 of 5 three-pointers and Omari Spellman and Donte Divincenzo each had three. "I would rather win a title", said Matthews, who in five NCAA Tournament games has led the Wolverines with 16.6 points per game. 1 seed Villanova . They excused Miami, Tennessee, Nevada and Kansas State from this NCAA tournament. If Michigan can force it into anything less, we could be in for a national championship game for the ages. (more...)
Russia hits back against EU nations in spy row Russia hits back against EU nations in spy row
- April 03, 2018

The US said Moscow's move was not justified as it was responsible for the nerve agent attack on former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia . Britain's "provocative and unjustified actions", the ministry said, had "inspired the unfounded expulsion of Russian diplomats". (more...)
SC to hear Tamil Nadu's plea against Centre on Cauvery Management Board SC to hear Tamil Nadu's plea against Centre on Cauvery Management Board
- April 02, 2018

The Union government further said that considering the overall sensitivity of the issues involved, the Supreme Court may also clarify whether it considers any flexibility in modifying the composition of the CMB to "a mixture of administrative and technical body" and "not purely a technical body" as it was recommended by the CWDT for effective conduct of the business of the board. (more...)
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...)

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