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UK police investigating acid attack at London club which left 12 hurt UK police investigating acid attack at London club which left 12 hurt
- April 24, 2017

After the venue was evacuated London Ambulance Service treated nine persons for minor burns at the scene, before they were taken to the hospital. One witness whose foot was burnt said she initially did not realise the severity of her injury. (more...)
2 killed amid massive anti-government marches in Venezuela 2 killed amid massive anti-government marches in Venezuela
- April 24, 2017

Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro took to the streets of Caracas , striving for their biggest show of force in months as they push against a government that has presided over the erosion of Venezuela's economy and democratic institutions. (more...)
Yogi orders review of Yash Bharti awards, recipient includes Bachchans Yogi orders review of Yash Bharti awards, recipient includes Bachchans
- April 24, 2017

The aforementioned decision was taken late on Saturday following a meeting of security committee comprising principal secretary (home), ADG Intelligence and ADG (security) with newly-appointed DGP Sulkhan Singh. Also the Samajwadi Party Muslim face and former minister in previous SP government, Azam Khan. Among those who lost security cover is prominent BSP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Satish Chandra Mishra. (more...)
Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies in Italy at 117
- April 24, 2017

Emma Morano , the world's oldest person, has died aged 117. "We will always remember the strength (she possessed) for moving forward, her combative attitude against adversity", said Verbania Mayor Silvia Marchionini. "She didn't suffer. I'm happy she didn't suffer but passed away that way, tranquilly", Bava said. After the loss of her son, she chose to leave her husband and never remarried. (more...)
Defense Secretary Mattis addresses confusion over carrier Defense Secretary Mattis addresses confusion over carrier
- April 24, 2017

However, a photo published by the Navy on Saturday showed that the USS Carl Vinson was actually in the Sunda Strait in India. Though China has at times in its history conquered parts of the peninsula, they never fully occupied Korea, let alone annexed it into China. (more...)
Cavs have record-setting comeback win in Game 3 Cavs have record-setting comeback win in Game 3
- April 24, 2017

The Pacers led 74-49 after the first half, setting a franchise record for points in a half in the postseason. "The best way to get offense is to play defense, and in the third quarter, that allowed us to get back into the game ". James scored 13 points in the third quarter to get the Cavs within 91-84. Here is Korver helping Cavs big man Tristan Thompson with his free throws back in January. (more...)
Firefighter Makes Most Important Catch of His Life Firefighter Makes Most Important Catch of His Life
- April 24, 2017

That firefighter caught the child as neighbors at the Parc at Glenwood Apartments escaped a fire. Fortunately, both this child's father and firefighter Robert Sutton were clearheaded and ready to do whatever possible to prevent the child from perishing as the apartment in which the baby lived was engulfed in smoke and flames. (more...)
Russian Federation opposes draft United Nations statement condemning N. Korea over launch Russian Federation opposes draft United Nations statement condemning N. Korea over launch
- April 24, 2017

Even if North Korea agreed to hold talks, it is highly possible that it would hold only bilateral talks with the United States, making it uncertain whether the six-party talks, including Japan, could be the framework of the talks. Earlier this year, China called on the USA and North Korea to give up something to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula. North Korean Vice-Foreign Minister Han Song Ryol told the BBC that missiles will still be tested on "a weekly, monthly and yearly basis". (more...)
Virat Kohli declared fit to play in IPL 2017 Virat Kohli declared fit to play in IPL 2017
- April 24, 2017

Mumbai Indians: Parthiv Patel (wicketkeeper), Jos Buttler, Rohit Sharma (captain), Nitish Rana, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Tim Southee, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah. Pandya led the onslaught and slapped a quicker one from Yuzvendra Chahal for six over long-on in the 10th over. Mumbai Indians won the toss and chose to BOWL first. (more...)
AG Sessions Vows 'New Era' in Border Security AG Sessions Vows 'New Era' in Border Security
- April 24, 2017

A memo Sessions issued Tuesday calls for federal attorneys to consider prosecution of anyone who harbors undocumented immigrants, with a priority given to violent cases or those that involve transporting or shielding three or more undocumented immigrants. (more...)
Security tight as France prepares for presidential vote Security tight as France prepares for presidential vote
- April 23, 2017

Security is tight at election venues across the country, still jittery just two days after the attack on a police bus in the heart of Paris , which left one officer dead. France remains under a state of emergency after deadly Islamic extremist attacks in recent years. Terrorism has drawn intense debate to the issue of immigration, with Le Pen staking out a hardline position and promising tougher immigration and border controls to beat "Islamist terrorism". (more...)
Turkey's election board votes against annulling referendum to expand presidential powers Turkey's election board votes against annulling referendum to expand presidential powers
- April 23, 2017

Turkey's High Electoral Board made a last-minute decision on Sunday to count ballots that had not been stamped by officials. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has also suggested holding a referendum on whether to bring back capital punishment. (more...)
Mike Pence: USS Carl Vinson Location Snafu Wasn't Intentional Mike Pence: USS Carl Vinson Location Snafu Wasn't Intentional
- April 23, 2017

The U.S. Navy said on Friday a Carl Vinson fighter pilot was safely ejected during training in the Celebes Sea. However, the USA has not specified where the carrier strike group is as it approaches the area. The Navy's 3rd Fleet announced on April 8 that the Pacific commander had ordered the Carl Vinson Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier, two guided-missile destroyers and a cruiser, to sail north after departing Singapore. (more...)
Babri case: Muslims have faith in SC, says cleric Babri case: Muslims have faith in SC, says cleric
- April 23, 2017

The court said the trial must conclude within two years. The demolition of the mosque came after a movement led in part by Advani for a temple to be built on the same spot where the masjid was constructed by the Mughals . The Supreme Court is deciding who the dispute site belongs to. IUML leader P K Kunhalikutty also hailed the ruling saying the court verdict stands testimonial of the fact that secular credentials are still existing in the country. (more...)
Number of IS fighters killed by US bomb jumps to 90: Afghanistan
- April 23, 2017

The initial toll given by Afghan officials for the strike was 36. "Security source to Amaq agency denies any dead or wounded from yesterday's American strike in Nangarhar using a GBU-43/B". Thursday's strike marked the first time the munition had been used in combat, and it became the most powerful bomb used in Afghanistan to date. "This was the first time that we encountered an extensive obstacle to our progress", he said on Friday of a joint Afghan-US operation that has been ... (more...)
Suspect Held Over Dortmund Bus Attack Suspect Held Over Dortmund Bus Attack
- April 23, 2017

Dortmund defender, Sokratis Papastathopoulos suggested he felt his teammates had been treated like "animals", while Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim admitted it was hard for the players to concentrate as his side secured a 3-2 victory. but the best athlete is the one without any worries". "Last night, last evening, we felt how it is like to be in a situation like this". Jurgen Klopp has spoken of his shock at watching his friends at Borussia Dortmund become the target of an explosive ... (more...)
BJP sacks Narela candidate after expelled AAP leader campaigns for her BJP sacks Narela candidate after expelled AAP leader campaigns for her
- April 23, 2017

However, the government failed to take any concrete action. Most of the around 140 councillors have not opposed the party decision, but a section has been involved in the anti-party activities, said a party leader. "The youth Congress workers regularly staged protests against the AAP government". The corporations are unable to pay the salaries to almost 45 per cent of their employees. (more...)
Quadruple Murder Suspect Cooperating With Fresno Police Quadruple Murder Suspect Cooperating With Fresno Police
- April 23, 2017

The gun may have been picked up by someone else, Dyer said. Police Chief Jerry Dyer said it was too early to say if the attack was connected to terrorism. Still, prosecutors used a recording of the last words of Tyrone Lyles to help convict the gunman who killed him in Oakland in 2007. The suspect then fled and hid on a gas station roof. (more...)
France votes to elect a new President France votes to elect a new President
- April 23, 2017

France suffered the worst terror attack on its soil under Hollande's watch, with 130 people killed in the Paris attacks in November 2015. Far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon wants France to rip up worldwide trade treaties and quit NATO, while conservative Francois Fillon's reputation has been sullied by a nepotism scandal. (more...)
Sask. woman faces human smuggling charges in connection with illegal border crossings Sask. woman faces human smuggling charges in connection with illegal border crossings
- April 23, 2017

Safe Third Country Agreement , which mandates returning refugees to the US if they try to enter Canada at established border crossings. There is a loophole, however: if anyone is found at an illegal crossing they are brought into Canada for questioning, where they can then apply for asylum. (more...)