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World's heaviest woman undergoing obesity treatment doing well, confirms Doctor World's heaviest woman undergoing obesity treatment doing well, confirms Doctor
- April 22, 2017

The world's heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed from Egypt, was flown to an Indian hospital in Februaryafter an eminent Mumbai-based surgeon, Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala, succeeded with his fundraising initiative in order to fly Eman to India for treatment. (more...)
Champs Elysées Assailant Karim Cheurfi Had Note Justifying ISIS
- April 22, 2017

Joseph Downing, a researcher at the London Schools of Economics, said that if the attacker was, as reported, known to police, it raised questions of how he could still stage an attack. Cheurfi never showed any sign of radicalization during his previous detention, Molins said. Molins said investigators were trying to determine whether the attacker had accomplices. (more...)
Arkansas again faces legal hurdles over death row inmates' executions Arkansas again faces legal hurdles over death row inmates' executions
- April 22, 2017

Two of the Arkansas death row inmates the state had planned to execute this week, Don Davis and Bruce Ward, had their cases put on hold by the Arkansas Supreme Court pending the USA high court's decision in the McWilliams case, due by the end of June. (more...)
PDP worker killed, two injured in J&K PDP worker killed, two injured in J&K
- April 22, 2017

Due to the clashes, the traffic movement on Maulana Azad Road was halted, causing traffic jams in the city centre. The number of injured students might increase. Militants also shot dead a lawyer affiliated with an opposition political party, as well as a former counter-insurgency commander, police said on Sunday. (more...)
United Nations strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay
- April 22, 2017

The South Korean government has stated that it asked the United States and China to confirm the facts of the matter. "And you know, you're talking about thousands of years. "I can only say that via deep communications between China and the USA at various levels including at the highest levels, the United States now has an even fuller and more correct understanding of China's policy and position and has a more rounded understanding of China's efforts", Lu said. (more...)
10 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses 10 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses
- April 22, 2017

The death toll from a collapsed garbage mountain in Colombo has risen to 10 after four children died in hospital overnight from the disaster, authorities said on Saturday. A part of the garbage dump that had been used in recent ye. Schools and others facilities will be moved as well. Now, after so many deaths, politicians are saying they will stop dumping garbage. (more...)
Court again finds intentional voter discrimination in Texas Court again finds intentional voter discrimination in Texas
- April 22, 2017

The San Antonio-based judges found that lawmakers in 2011 either violated the U.S. Constitution or the Voting Rights Act by intentionally diluting the strength of minority voters statewide and specifically in a litany of House districts across Texas. (more...)
MPs overwhelmingly vote for snap general election on 8 June MPs overwhelmingly vote for snap general election on 8 June
- April 22, 2017

Before 2011, a prime minister could dissolve parliament and call a snap election at any time they wanted. Theresa May now holds Remain-backing Lewes with a majority of 1,083 (2.1 per cent) and Twickenham with a majority of 2,017 (3.3 per cent). (more...)
Bush Back in Hospital Recovering From Mild Pneumonia Bush Back in Hospital Recovering From Mild Pneumonia
- April 22, 2017

The former president spent two weeks in Methodist back in January with pneumonia. George Bush Senior has been admitted to hospital with pneumonia for the second time in three months. He had been rushed to Houston Methodist Hospital on January 14 for shortness of breath and underwent a procedure to remove a blockage from his lung. (more...)
In Germany Police arrest suspected perpetrator of Dortmund team bus attack
- April 22, 2017

A further tip-off came from bank money laundering investigators. It said the email referred to Adolf Hitler, railed against multiculturalism and suggested another attack might occur on April 22. Spanish worldwide Marc Bartra was injured in the attack. He thanked fans for their support and wished his side well for the rearranged match, which takes place tonight. (more...)
AAP manifesto promises to make Delhi garbage-free within a year
- April 22, 2017

He was also suspended from the party later. However, during his campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Sandeep Kumar was heard criticising the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its supremo Arvind Kejriwal. All three parties have released their manifestos, and have chosen to focus on issues they consider key to winning the critical municipal election. "The EC's motive is not to conduct the elections but to ensure the BJP's victory", Kejriwal had said during a press conference. (more...)
Self-styled cow vigilante Sadhvi Kamal praises Alwar murder-accused, promises quick release Self-styled cow vigilante Sadhvi Kamal praises Alwar murder-accused, promises quick release
- April 22, 2017

One shouldn't give in. "Are you getting proper meals (in jail) and are you well?" she asked. As Yadav nodded, she asked him to speak up and not hesitate. " Didi ", a 39-year-old cancer survivor, had garnered a lot of attention recently after she forced the Jaipu's administration to seal a Muslim-owned hotel for allegedly serving beef. (more...)
United fallout: Airline offers compensation, passengers say United fallout: Airline offers compensation, passengers say
- April 22, 2017

When Munoz first saw footage of the passenger getting violently yanked off one of his planes, he said one emotion washed over him: shame. Munoz, who was forced to release a second apology when his first came under fire for being insensitive, said he felt "ashamed" when he watched the viral videos of passenger David Dao being forcibly removed from the flight. (more...)
Syria moves warplanes to Latakia province near Russian forces
- April 22, 2017

Assad has denied that he was behind the attack. The fighting has killed an estimated 400,000 people and displaced half of Syria's population. Sarin disrupts the nervous system, and one drop can be fatal. The assessment was confirmed by two other defense officials, AP said. Ahmet Uzumcu, director-general of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, said on Wednesday that the results "from four OPCW-designated laboratories indicate exposure to sarin or a sarin-like ... (more...)
North Korea vows to continue testing missiles despite United States warning
- April 22, 2017

While Defense Secretary Jim Mattis denounced North Korea's weapons test as he began a Mideast tour, Vice President Mike Pence offered support to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo amid a trip dominated by concerns about the rogue state's nuclear intentions. (more...)
UK's Labour vows to take on 'cosy cartel' that protects wealthy
- April 22, 2017

Rejecting widespread predictions that Labour is heading for significant losses on June 8, he is expected to say: "Much of the media and establishment are saying this election is a foregone conclusion". If she can achieve a resounding election victory, that would limit the scope for parliament to block or water down her plan for Britain to quit the European Union single market and to prioritise immigration control. (more...)
North Korea: Nuclear war may start any moment because Trump is 'crazy'
- April 22, 2017

Pyongyang has threatened the U.S. with an "all-out war", asserting that it will continue to test missiles on a regular basis. Mr Mattis said Sunday's missile test had not involved an intercontinental ballistic missile but had still been reckless. (more...)
Indonesia prosecutors call for one-year jail term for Jakarta governor
- April 22, 2017

Prosecutors said it was clear Ahok had been "disappointed" that Indonesia's "political elite" had used the Koranic verse Al-Maidah 51 against him, in a bid to persuade voters not to elect a non-Muslim. "Now that it's won, it's been tried and tested". "Let's end the divide in Jakarta ", he said prior to the poll. He has apologised for the remarks, and said that he was referring to those who misused religion for political gain. (more...)
Engineers work to restore London Euston rail services Engineers work to restore London Euston rail services
- April 22, 2017

Power was switched off yesterday afternoon so engineers could deal with the blaze near South Hampstead station, which damaged signalling equipment. However, come Thursday morning commuters were met with a warning that there would be no service between the station and Harrow and Wealdstone until 1pm. (more...)
Ministers fear, want to keep me out of party: AIADMK's TTV Dinakaran
- April 22, 2017

He further said Sasikala and her family has to be kept away from the party directly or indirectly. Assistant Commissioner Sanjay and another official served the summons to Dinakaran at his upscale Besant Nagar residence in Chennai . He has, however, claimed the rebellion against him was out of "fear". Maybe there was some dissatisfaction against me. He said they need not have gone public with their revolt against him and said " Had they asked me, I would have resigned". (more...)