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China successfully launches its first robot space truck China successfully launches its first robot space truck
- April 22, 2017

It is created to dock with the Tiangong 2 space laboratory, or "Heavenly Palace 2", where two astronauts spent a month in space last October in China's longest ever manned space mission. That's one of the key technologies deciding the successful operation of China's future space station. According to a report , China was banned from the International Space Station (ISS) due to USA legislations and the country's obvious concerns over China's military affiliations. (more...)
UK Parliament approves Prime Minister's early election call
- April 22, 2017

Another general election in the United Kingdom wasn't scheduled until 2020, hence the need for a Parliamentary vote. 'What do we know that the leader of the Labour Party, the leader of the Liberal Democrats and the leader of the Scottish nationalists have in common?' she asked parliament. (more...)
Images show North Koreans playing volleyball at nuclear test site Images show North Koreans playing volleyball at nuclear test site
- April 22, 2017

The photos taken on Sunday, released by 38 North , a North Korea monitoring project based in Washington, show the games being played in the main administrative area, at the command centre and at guard barracks. The North, however, did not conduct the test on the day, instead launching a missile test which failed the following day. South Korea's foreign minister will attend a United Nations Security Council meeting scheduled for next week to discuss North Korea's nuclear threats and efforts ... (more...)
Trump predicts Paris attack will affect French presidential election Trump predicts Paris attack will affect French presidential election
- April 22, 2017

Le Pen also took to Twitter following the attack to criticize the government. All candidates involved in the race to become the next French head of state have expressed their horror at the attack. The attack unfolded on the Champs-Elysees around 9 p.m. local time (3 p.m. ET) when a vehicle stopped in front of a police van, according to French Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre Henry Brandet. (more...)
Kejriwal promises to clean up Delhi in one year Kejriwal promises to clean up Delhi in one year
- April 22, 2017

Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that people will be "responsible" for the consequences of voting for the BJP. The BJP leader took to Twitter to express her anger and informing about her action of lodging complaint. (more...)
British police reveal more details of Parliament attacker British police reveal more details of Parliament attacker
- April 22, 2017

Police said five men and three women arrested in overnight raids in Birmingham and London were being investigated "on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts ". Media reports said Masood used the Facebook-owned service just minutes before staging his assault, although it was unclear whether he sent any messages or just looked at the app. (more...)
More than 600 register for presidential race More than 600 register for presidential race
- April 22, 2017

He had previously said he would not run after Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei advised him not to, but many hard-liners in Iran want a tough-talking candidate to stand up to US President Donald Trump. "However, if the eight years (2005-2013) of the Ahmadinejad administration have proven anything, it is that the former president covets conflict and the spotlight nearly as much as he does populism, Islamism, nationalism, and anti-Semitism", said Taleblu. (more...)
Rep. Jason Chaffetz will not seek re-election Rep. Jason Chaffetz will not seek re-election
- April 22, 2017

Jason Chaffetz's decision Wednesday not to run for re-election in 2018 is the clearest signal yet that ambitious, young politicians view time served in Washington as an impediment to seeking - and winning - higher office. As Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen said, Chaffetz leaving "doesn't change the bigger picture-another congressional representative from somewhere else in America will assume the committee chair and have the same ability to interfere with locally passed laws by locally ... (more...)
Google Launches Anti-'Fake News' and 'Hate Speech' Workshops for Teens Google Launches Anti-'Fake News' and 'Hate Speech' Workshops for Teens
- April 22, 2017

Or it can be this wonderful place where we can share, collaborate, understand and help each other.To find out more about Internet Citizens , please visit our website. While YouTube's restricted mode is off by default, when activated it appeared to remove content referencing LGBTQ+ themes, or videos affiliated with LGBTQ+ YouTube creators. (more...)
Oregon man arrested after setting stranger ablaze at Denny's Oregon man arrested after setting stranger ablaze at Denny's
- April 22, 2017

A 69-year-old man set on fire at a Denny's restaurant in Happy Valley in an apparent random attack remains in critical condition Friday at a Portland hospital as his alleged attacker awaits arraignment. Authorities are still looking into whether Swanger was involved in an apparent attempt to set another person on fire in a movie theater at Clackamas Town Center on Monday. (more...)
Pence praises Indonesia's moderate form of Islam Pence praises Indonesia's moderate form of Islam
- April 22, 2017

The vice president praised Indonesia for its moderate form of Islam and said the two countries would continue to cooperate on combating terrorism. "Most concerning is the fact that the United States trade deficit with South Korea has more than doubled since Korus has come into effect". (more...)
Air strike kills 18 in Syria's Idlib province-Observatory
- April 22, 2017

Earlier this week, a chemical attack hit the town of Khan Sheikhun in Idlib, killing at least 87 civilians, including 31 children. "Why have you attacked the Syrian army which is at war with terrorists?" The United States on Thursday fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles from warships in the Mediterranean at the Shayrat airfield near Homs in central Syria . (more...)
UK Parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of early June 8 election
- April 22, 2017

She said: "It's great to be here in Bolton, fresh from the House of Commons, fresh from winning a vote in the House of Commons, which has approved my decision to hold a general election on 8 June". May's Conservatives now hold 330 House of Commons seats and Labour 229. The political parties sparred during the debate, despite backing on the snap election vote from the Labor and Liberal Democrat parties. (more...)
Man rescued at sea denied request for sealing of warrant Man rescued at sea denied request for sealing of warrant
- April 22, 2017

The warrant disclosed that he was a suspect in the murder of John Chakalos, his millionaire grandfather. Carman was never charged and has denied any wrongdoing. The ship that he had been maintaining on his own sank after they departed from Rhode Island. He was found in a life raft eight days later, south of Martha's Vineyard. (more...)
Syria evacuations of besieged towns continue after 48-hour halt Syria evacuations of besieged towns continue after 48-hour halt
- April 22, 2017

Rebel spokesman Mohammed Abo Zayed, from Ahrar al-Sham group negotiating the deal, said the phase now ended with the agreement to release 500 detainees from government prisons who were expected to arrive in rebel areas in the next few hours. (more...)
The cast of 13 Reasons Why praise Selena Gomez for Netflix series The cast of 13 Reasons Why praise Selena Gomez for Netflix series
- April 22, 2017

It's only been after the show and after wrapping that I've gone, wow, we really did handle some really heavy stuff. "The kids are going insane about it", says Iris Kline, asocial worker at Wantagh High School. Told from the perspective of Hannah and Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette), the story explores harassment, bullying, rape, and a mental illness which played a big part in Hannah's suicide. (more...)
North Korean nuclear test site now ... a volleyball court?
- April 22, 2017

Bermudez said the images showed evidence of tunneling work, but there was no sign that water had been pumped out of the tunnel system where the nuclear tests take place. 38 North notes that satellite imagery has previously captured games in progress throughout the nation. North Korea's most recent missile test happened on Sunday but the USA and South Korea confirmed shortly after that it had failed. (more...)
ISIS Claims Deadly Attack on Paris Police, Says Gunman Belgian ISIS Claims Deadly Attack on Paris Police, Says Gunman Belgian
- April 22, 2017

Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said he will reveal the shooter's identity on Friday at a news conference. The shooter got out of his auto and started firing at police, Brandet said on BFMTV. He had been convicted in 2005 on three counts of attempted murder, including two targeting police officers, sources said. Paris's Champs Elysees is closed by the police on April 20 after a terror suspect gunned down a police officer and wounded two others. (more...)
Corbyn: Children crammed into 'super-sized' classes like sardines
- April 22, 2017

In her first campaign visit, to a Labour marginal in Bolton on Wednesday, the Prime Minister told an invited audience: "There's a very clear choice at this election". Addressing supporters in the capital later, Mr Corbyn will say: "Much of the media and establishment are saying this election is a foregone conclusion ". (more...)
Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level
- April 22, 2017

For the week ended 8 April, continuing claims came in at 1.979 million, their lowest level since the week ended 27 May 2000. The claims figure for the prior week was unrevised at 234,000. This provides additional evidence that the March employment data was negatively influenced by poor weather during the survey week, including a major snowstorm in the Northeast. (more...)