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IS militants killed by massive bomb: Afghan officials IS militants killed by massive bomb: Afghan officials
- April 22, 2017

But Nangarhar Province spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said 90 IS fighters had died, while Achin district governor Esmail Shinwari said at least 92 Daesh (another name for IS) fighters were killed in the bombing. An Air Force spokeswoman, Erika A. Yepsen, said the bomb was made "in-house", with some parts manufactured by the Air Force itself, so the overall cost is only an estimate. (more...)
Trader's Buzzer: Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND)
- April 22, 2017

There may be various price targets for a stock. The Stock has Weekly volatility of 6.56% and monthly volatility of 6.71%. Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Kindred Healthcare Inc. Kindred, which has a market capitalization of $766 million and long-term debt of $3.2 billion, announced in November it would explore a sale of its skilled nursing facility business, seeking to focus on the home care and hospital-based rehabilitation markets. (more...)
Suspect pointed gun at officer who fatally shot him Suspect pointed gun at officer who fatally shot him
- April 22, 2017

Investigators say officers tried to pull over the suspect, but he took off. The officers got out of their vehicles, but Price refused to comply with their orders and drove his auto toward one of them, Piser said. Both were treated and released Wednesday night, and placed on paid administrative leave, pending the outcome of an investigation into the incident, per department policy. (more...)
Pence says seeks fairer trade with Indonesia
- April 22, 2017

Speaking after the meeting, Pence said Indonesia and the U.S. shared common values "including freedom, the rule of law, human rights and religious diversity". would also strengthen cooperation for peace. "In your nation as in mine, religion unifies, it doesn't divide". He will also meet the secretary general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) based in Jakarta , which is celebrating 40 years of relations with the US. (more...)
What can you say? It just never ends What can you say? It just never ends
- April 22, 2017

Trump said during a brief press appearance before reporters in the Oval Office. He also plans to attend the Group of Seven annual gathering of leaders of major industrialized democracies in Italy next month. The visit will come a month before Trump is scheduled to travel to Italy for the first Group of 7 summit of his presidency. The EU has been a constant target, and Le Pen has called for a referendum similar to last year's Brexit vote. (more...)
Second Champs-Elysees attack suspect hands himself over to Belgian police Second Champs-Elysees attack suspect hands himself over to Belgian police
- April 22, 2017

Hollande plans to hold a special meeting in connection with the Paris shooting on Friday. A prosecutor in Antwerp said: "That man came to police after he saw himself appear on social media as terror suspect No. Could the attack influence the elections? Other officers opened fire, killing the assailant. The gunman was shot dead at the scene and a pump-action shotgun and knives found in his auto. (more...)
Kieran Foran snapped up by Canterbury Bulldogs Kieran Foran snapped up by Canterbury Bulldogs
- April 22, 2017

We've known all along what Foz's intentions are. Shaun Johnson has made it clear he wants to stay with the Warriors. "But it doesn't make sense for me to do that for myself, I would not be satisfied with that I don't think". "The offer presented to the RLPA provides for $9.14m in salary cap and allowances for the top 30 players in each club [plus six development list players]", Gardham said in his email. (more...)
Trump warns North Korea it has 'gotta behave' Trump warns North Korea it has 'gotta behave'
- April 22, 2017

Reports in South Korea claim the US President is bolstering the deployment by sending the USS Ronald Reagan and the USS Nimitz to the Sea of Japan next week. In a pointed comparison, Tillerson called the Obama-era nuclear deal a model of just " buying off a power who has nuclear ambitions " and dismissed it as a failed way to approach to both Iran and North Korea. (more...)
China's Belt and Road Initiative opportunity for India: Menon China's Belt and Road Initiative opportunity for India: Menon
- April 22, 2017

Proposed by China in 2013, the Belt and Road is a transnational network connecting Asia with Europe and Africa, promoting common development among all countries involved. "It is the strategic portion such as a port which has been implemented first", Menon said. Indian officials have made it clear that they can not be a part of the summit which will include Indian territory as a part of Pakistan, and will not attend the summit at a senior level or discuss joining the B&R Initiative until China ... (more...)
Russia Hopes Iran's SCO Membership Process Starts in June: Foreign Minister Russia Hopes Iran's SCO Membership Process Starts in June: Foreign Minister
- April 22, 2017

Following the results of Council of Foreign Ministers meeting of the SCO, Lavrov has reported that all participants of a meeting confirmed the need of a settlement in Syria in accordance to requirements of the UN Security Council resolution 2254. (more...)
GOP wins tight Kansas race in first House vote of Trump admin
- April 22, 2017

Meanwhile, the Democratic Campaign Committee has not spent money to help Thompson at all - and the Kansas State Democratic Party rejected his requests for funding mailers. In the run-up to election day, Republican strategists dumped on Estes campaign. As the night went on Thompson slowly and surely lost the lead, ending up with 46 percent of the vote to Estes' 53 percent. (more...)
APNewsBreak: GOP leaders agree to close cold beer loophole APNewsBreak: GOP leaders agree to close cold beer loophole
- April 22, 2017

The bill requires any outlet obtaining a restaurant permit between November 1, 2016 and May 14, 2017 to prove that 60 percent of its gross retail income from alcoholic beverages be derived from alcohol consumed on the premises. The latest rewrite of the bill disappointed Jay Ricker , president of the Anderson-based chain, who has been negotiating with legislators for weeks after some accused him of finding a loophole by changing two outlets into restaurants and selling cold beer. (more...)
General Motors plant seized, protesters killed in Venezuela General Motors plant seized, protesters killed in Venezuela
- April 22, 2017

The medical supplies are meant to aid protesters in Caracas. Massive protests against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro were held on Wednesday throughout the country as organized demonstrations outside of the Venezuelan embassies in Colombia and Peru were also conducted. (more...)
Emirates cuts flights to US as demand weakens Emirates cuts flights to US as demand weakens
- April 22, 2017

Meanwhile, the airline said it would cut the number of direct flights to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to five a week in May from the present one a day. Though the carrier did not specifically cite President Trump, Emirates said demand for travel to the USA had dropped considerably since January, which is when he took office. (more...)
Feds admit error but dispute claims made by deported 'Dreamer' Montes Feds admit error but dispute claims made by deported 'Dreamer' Montes
- April 22, 2017

DHS said Montes was deported to Mexico on February 20. Montes was convicted for shoplifting in 2016, which did not disqualify him from DACA. Rep. Desio said in a statement to NBC News. "He was arrested by (Border Patrol) just minutes after he made his illegal entry and admitted under oath during the arrest interview that he had entered illegally", Hetlage told this newspaper in an email. (more...)
Boy, 4, killed in Melbourne clinic crash Boy, 4, killed in Melbourne clinic crash
- April 22, 2017

The four-year-old boy died and a man and woman were injured when the four-wheel drive hit them outside the Epworth Specialist Centre in Berwick about midday on Friday. He is in a stable condition in Dandenong Hospital while paramedics took a woman in her 60s who was clipped by the auto to Casey Hospital with minor injuries. (more...)
Supreme Court clears way for Arkansas' first execution in 12 years Supreme Court clears way for Arkansas' first execution in 12 years
- April 22, 2017

Furonda Brasfield, from the Arkansas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, said she was "dismayed that our governing officials wouldn't allow the innocence claims to be fully explored". Ledell Lee , 51, was pronounced dead at 11:56 p.m. CDT, just minutes before his death warrant expired . Four of those executions had been put on hold prior to today's ruling. (more...)
Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with quiet day, gun salutes (copy) Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with quiet day, gun salutes (copy)
- April 22, 2017

The monarch has given herself the day off from formal engagements and will mark the milestone privately at her home near London , where royal gun salutes will mark the day later Friday. "I think overseas trips are now a thing of the past but she still has a busy year, even though some duties are now being passed on to the younger royals". (more...)
Trump praises Chinese efforts on North Korea 'menace,' Pyongyang warns of strike
- April 22, 2017

Trump has focussed his efforts on North Korea on trying to persuade China to put more pressure on its ally and could view any unusual Chinese military movements as supportive of this. But China's Ministry of National Defense said the U.S. official's assertions were "not true". Previous statements denouncing missile launches "welcomed efforts by council members, as well as other states, to facilitate a peaceful and comprehensive solution through dialogue". (more...)
Where's USA aircraft carrier going?
- April 22, 2017

The pilot was recovered by a crew with the Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 4 and was assessed by the medical team aboard the aircraft carrier. It made no mention of the Sea of Japan or North Korea, though a USA official told ABC News that the intended redirection of the Vinson was to the Sea of Japan east of the Korean Peninsula. (more...)