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Chris Gayle makes history by reaching 10000-run landmark in T20s Chris Gayle makes history by reaching 10000-run landmark in T20s
- April 23, 2017

He prefers playing in the Twenty20 leagues across the world, a format in which he is almost 2,500 runs clear of his nearest rival and former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum . Gayle slammed a 38-ball 77, while skipper Virat Kohli produced a superb 50-ball 64 to guide RCB to a massive 213/2 after Gujarat skipper Suresh Raina won the toss and elected to field. (more...)
Fatal skydiving accident in Orleans County Fatal skydiving accident in Orleans County
- April 23, 2017

The 30 year old Rochester man was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses told deputies that the victim and another skydiver, both members of the WNY Sky Diving Club, left the Pine Hill Airport and made the jump around 7pm. Deputies haven't released the victim's name yet. The jump plane pilot took off a second time to help in the search for the missing skydiver. The Federal Aviation Administration, Monroe County Medical Examiner's Office, and Orleans County Sheriff's Office are working ... (more...)
Kanam flays CM, government at CPI meet Kanam flays CM, government at CPI meet
- April 23, 2017

The CPI leader played down the Chief Minister's remark that he had not played any role in resolving Mahija's agitation. On the party's stand on encroachments in Idukki, he said it was in consonance with that of the government. The party had also criticised the government's reluctance to release cabinet information under the RTI Act, he said. Rajendran expressed displeasure against Vijayan and two senior party colleagues - Power Minister M.M. (more...)
Venezuelans protest after opposition leader sidelined by Maduro Venezuelans protest after opposition leader sidelined by Maduro
- April 23, 2017

A ban on holding office would stop Capriles from running again, prompting critics to say it was a ploy to derail the opposition in next year's vote and thereby perpetuate a almost two-decade long leftist rule amid a brutal economic crisis. The opposition then came up with the idea of seeking the dismissal of the Supreme Court's justices. "Don't then come crying that you're being persecuted". (more...)
Russian Federation warns United States against unilateral strike on North Korea Russian Federation warns United States against unilateral strike on North Korea
- April 23, 2017

While Japan's trade surplus with the USA is much smaller than China's, Trump has decried the imbalance, especially in auto exports. He spoke after heated rhetoric from both sides. The secretive state then carried out a missile test on Sunday although it blew up nearly immediately. "North Korea is a problem". "If the figure of speech used by the U.S. (more...)
Coptic church attacks: Egypt's president declares three-month state of emergency Coptic church attacks: Egypt's president declares three-month state of emergency
- April 23, 2017

In a statement, the cabinet said it approved the presidential decision to declare a state of emergency across the country for three months. Bomb blasts tore through crowds celebrating the holy Christian holiday of Palm Sunday in two Egyptian cities, killing at least 44 worshipers and injuring scores more. (more...)
Pakistan to submit evidence based on Jadhavs confession to UN Pakistan to submit evidence based on Jadhavs confession to UN
- April 23, 2017

He confessed before a magistrate and the court that he was tasked by Indian spy agency to plan, coordinate and organize espionage/sabotage activities aiming to destabilize and wage war against Pakistan by impeding the efforts of law enforcement agencies for restoring peace in Balochistan and Karachi. (more...)
Two people killed during anti-government protests in Venezuela Two people killed during anti-government protests in Venezuela
- April 23, 2017

There's also concern that Wednesday's dueling marches could lead to clashes after the No. 2 socialist leader Diosdado Cabello said 60,000 die hard government supporters would circulate on motorcycles to prevent the opposition from reaching its planned destination. (more...)
France begins voting in presidential poll amid high security France begins voting in presidential poll amid high security
- April 23, 2017

Voters began casting ballots in many of France's far-flung overseas territories, including the pacific territory of New Caledonia, several hours ahead of those in mainland France. Melenchon, the leftist candidate who is running on an anti-austerity platform, regards the EU as a bastion of "neoliberal" economics and would have France remain in the union only if a "democratic reconstruction" of European treaties were negotiated. (more...)
Jailed Fatah leader moved to separate prison, into isolation amid hunger strike Jailed Fatah leader moved to separate prison, into isolation amid hunger strike
- April 23, 2017

Prisoners are demanding that Israel resume regular family visits and allow prisoners to take photographs with their relatives. The prisoners' demands include more family visits, an end to solitary confinement, better health care, and greater access to education. (more...)
USS Carl Vinson isn't anywhere near North Korea: Incompetence or political theater? USS Carl Vinson isn't anywhere near North Korea: Incompetence or political theater?
- April 23, 2017

He said the Vinson was no longer taking part in a planned exercise with the Australians, versus just canceling the port visits. Japan's military ordered the warships to accompany the Carl Vinson north at least into the East China Sea, a source with knowledge of the plan said. (more...)
TN CM meets the protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar TN CM meets the protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar
- April 23, 2017

The farmers have met multiple political leaders, including Jaitley, water resources minister Uma Bharti, agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, and Pon Radhakrishnan, minister of state for road transport and highways, who is also the only elected BJP MP from Tamil Nadu. (more...)
GST historic step for country: PM Modi GST historic step for country: PM Modi
- April 23, 2017

Describing the discussions at today's meeting as constructive, the Prime Minister said that the circulated vision document is a draft, and all suggestions given by the Chief Ministers will be taken into account before finalizing it. Speaking of the historic change in budget presentation date, the Prime Minister said this would enable timely availability of funds at the beginning of the financial year. (more...)
India will go 'out of way' to ensure justice for Jadhav India will go 'out of way' to ensure justice for Jadhav
- April 23, 2017

The spokesperson added that India had been discussing Jadhav's kidnapping with Iran since past year and that the India-Pak consular access agreements are not being adhered to. "There is no evidence of wrongdoing by Jadhav". Jadhav was arrested in March previous year in Balochistan for fuelling subversive activities and attempting to sabotage the $46-billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. (more...)
Florida state senator stripped of chairmanship Florida state senator stripped of chairmanship
- April 23, 2017

By Tuesday night, the Florida Democratic Party had called on Artiles to resign. Artiles has apologized for the remarks It's unclear what action will be taken against him by the Senate as they began their investigation. Joe Negron, who had become the new Florida Senate President, according to the Miami Herald . Thurston asked Artiles if he had in fact referred to Gibson in those terms. (more...)
Green Thursday? 4/20 is Black Friday for marijuana merchants Green Thursday? 4/20 is Black Friday for marijuana merchants
- April 23, 2017

Back in 1979, 69% of Americans opposed marijuana legalization. The Obama administration generally allowed state marijuana programs to operate, while officials under President Donald Trump have signaled they are open to medical marijuana, which is legal in IL for those who qualify, but not recreational use. (more...)
No Role in Libya Because 'US Has Enough Roles' No Role in Libya Because 'US Has Enough Roles'
- April 23, 2017

The president was asked if the USA should play a roll in Libya and he said no. "We are used to respecting our commitments", Gentiloni said. "It is a awful thing to say, but we have no choice". In 2016, the United States spent almost twice the amount it was expected to contribute - $608 billion - and Britain also over-paid by almost $6 billion. (more...)
Indians' Kluber Shuts Out White Sox Indians' Kluber Shuts Out White Sox
- April 23, 2017

When May reached first base, he received a standing ovation from the crowd at Guaranteed Rate Field, too, even with the White Sox well on their way to a 7-0 loss to the Indians . The White Sox will use Pelfrey to plug a hole rather than call up a top prospect - such as Carson Fulmer, Reynaldo Lopez or Lucas Giolito - Hahn said. (more...)
Rare parchment copy of Declaration of Independence found by Harvard researchers Rare parchment copy of Declaration of Independence found by Harvard researchers
- April 23, 2017

The document is not simply a previously-unknown piece of American history - it also affords a unique window into the political upheavals of the early Republic, researchers said . The first formal presentation on the Sussex Declaration was on Friday at Yale to which Allen declared: "History lives, there are things to be found, and things to be learned", according to Sneff. (more...)
EU urges Turkey to probe referendum vote EU urges Turkey to probe referendum vote
- April 23, 2017

Similar queues are also reported in front of an election board office in Istanbul. The leader of Republican People's Party (CHP), Kemal Kilicdaroglu, slammed on Tuesday the decision of Supreme Election Board to count unsealed ballots in the referendum. (more...)