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Muslim voters oust Jakarta's Christian governor Muslim voters oust Jakarta's Christian governor
- April 23, 2017

The blasphemy allegations and Purnama's subsequent poll loss have sparked fears that pluralistic traditions in the world's most populous Muslim country are under threat from the influence of hardliners, who pushed for the governor's prosecution. (more...)
Turkey's opposition CHP to demand annulation of referendum
- April 23, 2017

CHP deputy chairman Bulent Tezcan said the number of missing votes was "unprecedented", although the exact number of unstamped ballots was unknown. He said that "the path to seek rights" should be limited to the courts. Turkey's main opposition party has slammed the country's electoral board, accusing it of bias and favoring the ruling party. CHP leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu went even further, saying the government and the YSK had together "staged a coup against the national will". (more...)
Bill O'Reilly cut from Fox News Bill O'Reilly cut from Fox News
- April 23, 2017

A campaign to target advertisers was continuing, a group of women demonstrated in front of Fox's headquarters on Tuesday and another woman, a former clerical worker at Fox, called a harassment hotline and accusing the host of boorish behaviour. (more...)
Marc Bartra Dortmund defender out of hospital
- April 23, 2017

The latest revelations came hours after the Berlin-based "Tagesspiegel" newspaper said it had received an anonymous note claiming responsibility for the bombing, which left Dortmund defender Marc Bartra and a police officer injured. The first leg was also played without the talents of Marco Reus whose presence in the second leg should make a positive impact for Borussia Dortmund . (more...)
Violence, Chaos Follow Richard Spencer To University Speech
- April 23, 2017

Police broke up the fight and arrested two men, they said. Local protesters and students are hosting events created to blanket the campus's public space with peaceful concerts and coffee parties, while off-campus groups including neo-Nazis and anti-fascists have said they'll be there, as well. (more...)
Subtropical Depression One forms in the Atlantic Subtropical Depression One forms in the Atlantic
- April 23, 2017

Maximum sustained winds remained at 35 miles per hour, the same as in the 11 a.m. report. "El NiƱo tends to increase upper-level westerly winds across the Caribbean into the tropical Atlantic, tearing apart hurricanes as they try to form". Just past year, two tropical cyclones formed before the official start date. Water temperatures are warmer than average near the storm. As you might surmise, a subtropical cyclone is a hybrid of the other two, exhibiting some characteristics of an ... (more...)
NEET Admit Card 2017 Released Now| Download NEET UG Hall Ticket NEET Admit Card 2017 Released Now| Download NEET UG Hall Ticket
- April 23, 2017

Share with all your CBSE NEET friends and let them know that admit card of CBSE NEET 2017 Exam was released today. Check your details given on the admit card and report in case of any discrepancy. Stay tuned for NEET 2017 exam results and answer keys which will be updated in WORLDHAB as soon after the official confirmation. After last year's confused schedule, this time, NEET has been made compulsory for all the States. (more...)
Florida wildfires force evacuations, destroy homes Florida wildfires force evacuations, destroy homes
- April 23, 2017

Nine homes were destroyed by the fire, Ryals said at a news conference later on Friday evening. "These wildfires are risky and if you're within the evacuation area, do not stay in your home", Florida Governor Rick Scott said in a statement after meeting with fire officials in the area. (more...)
Syria chemical attack: Inspectors find 'incontrovertible' evidence of sarin gas Syria chemical attack: Inspectors find 'incontrovertible' evidence of sarin gas
- April 23, 2017

The finding supported earlier testing by Turkish and British laboratories. Earlier this week, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ) said that it is identifying sarin in samples related to the April 5 incident. Russian Federation has cautioned that the incident may have been a false flag operation meant to provoke a USA attack against Syrian government forces. (more...)
Folayang ready to defend title vs Malaysian foe Folayang ready to defend title vs Malaysian foe
- April 23, 2017

This will be Folayang's first title defense after stealing the belt from Japanese MMA legend Shinya Aoki in a sensational victory. Ting though gladly exchanged for the duration of the opening salvo. But it was the Filipino's hands that got the job done, as Banario caught Jartim flush with a ideal counter left hook midway through the second frame that shut Jartim's lights off before he hit the floor. (more...)
China says Interpol notice issued for outspoken tycoon Guo China says Interpol notice issued for outspoken tycoon Guo
- April 23, 2017

In the interview with Guo, VOA journalists said that Chinese foreign ministry officials had contacted the broadcaster before the programme and expressed concerns about them giving a platform to a "criminal suspect". Bridget Serchak, the broadcaster's public relations director, told the South China Morning Post that the company has nothing to add to its previous statement, which blamed a "miscommunication" for the aborted interview. (more...)
Ann Coulter Vows to Move Forward with Speech Despite UC Berkeley Cancellation Ann Coulter Vows to Move Forward with Speech Despite UC Berkeley Cancellation
- April 23, 2017

Conservative pundit and writer Milo Yiannopoulos has had a tough time of it in recent months, with students at New York University, the University of Miami College, Florida Atlantic University, Villanova University and DePaul University protesting his planned appearances so viciously administrators canceled his speeches - or, in fear of backlash, even denied he was an approved speaker. (more...)
Venezuelan opposition calls for more mass protests Venezuelan opposition calls for more mass protests
- April 22, 2017

PRESIDENT NICOLAS MADURO, Venezuela (through interpreter): The time for combat has arrived, my fellow patriots. He spoke at a rally of his supporters on Wednesday, telling them that he wants to "win the battle". Across the country, the clashes have been intense. However, the government hasn't confirmed the other deaths at the moment. At least five deaths and hundreds of arrests have been blamed on the response to paralyzing protests that were triggered by the Supreme Court's shock decision ... (more...)
Regina commemorates 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge Regina commemorates 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
- April 22, 2017

Prince William and his brother Harry laid boots on the memorial in memory of the fallen soldiers. Although Queen Elizabeth II wasn't in attendance, she did send out a public message paying tribute to the Canadian troops who "stood far from home together with their allies in defence of peace and freedom". (more...)
Cult leader arrested in Mumbai for allegedly ensnaring young women Cult leader arrested in Mumbai for allegedly ensnaring young women
- April 22, 2017

Kulkarni was arrested on Thursday. Kulkarni was arrested on Wednesday night after Malad police registered a case against him on the basis of a complaint received earlier. The police also recovered a prescription, with Kulkarni's name in the letterhead, for abortion pills. The court should call the women and record their statements. (more...)
UK Labour leader comes out fighting UK Labour leader comes out fighting
- April 22, 2017

Corbyn described the United Kingdom economy as "rigged" during the speech on Thursday, and also dismissed claims that his party would be seeking a referendum on the deal reached by the government and European Union negotiators. "We don't accept that it is natural for Britain to be governed by a ruling elite, the City and the tax-dodgers, and we don't accept that the British people just have to take what they're given, that they don't deserve better". (more...)
Woman accused of faking hostage situation due in court Woman accused of faking hostage situation due in court
- April 22, 2017

Police said they received a call from a woman at 3 a.m. Wednesday reporting that she was being held inside her apartment along with three children. She did tell police that she had recently broken up with Mitchell, feared her, and had barricaded the door against her return. (more...)
Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad flies again; picks Air India! Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad flies again; picks Air India!
- April 22, 2017

Later, Gaikwad staged a protest with his supporters outside an ATM. The flying restriction on the Lok Sabha member had been lifted after he gave an undertaking that such an incident would not reoccur. Sources said that though the Air India and other private airlines recently lifted the air travel ban imposed on the lawmaker in the wake of the assault, the Air India has now written a letter to Delhi Police, asking why no action was taken against Gaikwad yet despite a complaint being launched. (more...)
LI rabbi: Sean Spicer's Hitler gaffe 'beyond reprehensible' LI rabbi: Sean Spicer's Hitler gaffe 'beyond reprehensible'
- April 22, 2017

He said Sean Spicer made a terible mistake. Critics also slammed Spicer for using the term "Holocaust center" instead of concentration camp. Spicer's office did not respond to JTA's request for a comment on ADL's offer. According to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Nazis experimented with poison gas in late 1939 with the killing of mental patients, which was termed "euthanasia". (more...)
Statement: US national security adviser arrives s Kabul Statement: US national security adviser arrives s Kabul
- April 22, 2017

US National Security Adviser Mc Master has reaffirmed Trump administration's commitment to work closely with Pakistan in strengthening mutually beneficial relations. At the peak in 2011, the United States had more than 100,000 troops stationed in Afghanistan. India blamed Pakistan for supporting the attackers. (more...)