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Borussia Dortmund bus attack could have been deadly, German Police confirm Borussia Dortmund bus attack could have been deadly, German Police confirm
- April 24, 2017

The military-grade detonators could have been wired only by someone with "professional skills", the official added. The Federal Prosecutor's office in Germany is investigating after three explosions hit the team bus. "In Bavaria, we are planning more intensive video surveillance especially of crime hotspots and public places", Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann told Welt am Sonntag . (more...)
Takes on the #AustralianValues in Turnbull's new citizenship test Takes on the #AustralianValues in Turnbull's new citizenship test
- April 24, 2017

That number was just over 900 in 2009. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has tightened the country's citizenship rules in a further crackdown on immigration. The action was condemned by the opposition Labor Party, whose leader Bill Shorten said "the only job Malcolm Turnbull cares about saving is his own". (more...)
NSW man questioned after baby boy dies NSW man questioned after baby boy dies
- April 24, 2017

Details of the incident are still emerging but initial reports suggest the two-month-old was found with severe head injuries and was in cardiac when found by emergency services. He is believed to be assisting police with their inquiries. Simone Gowland said she and her daughters were awoken by hysterical crying and sirens early Monday morning. (more...)
Evans runs marathon for 1st time since bombings Evans runs marathon for 1st time since bombings
- April 24, 2017

It became the best thing in my life, ” she said Tuesday. Switzer donned her original bib number, 261, for the 2017 race. In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run #BostonMarathon as a registered entrant. All four ladies said it would be an honor to run it together. Now he views the flag as a symbol for giving back and helping others. "A big man, a huge man, with bared teeth was set to pounce, and before I could react he grabbed my shoulder and flung me back, screaming: ... (more...)
Election in France: it's between Macron and Le Pen Election in France: it's between Macron and Le Pen
- April 24, 2017

Macron is a comparatively untried 39-year old former Rothschild banker, who has been compared by his more enthusiastic supporters to a mixture of Charles de Gaulle, Joan of Arc and Napoleon Bonaparte. I consider it my duty to tell you this frankly. Defeated Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon, Socialist Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and defeated right-wing candidate Francois Fillon all urged voters to rally behind Macron in the second round. (more...)
North Korea Promises More Missile Tests, Threatens 'All-Out War' if US Interferes North Korea Promises More Missile Tests, Threatens 'All-Out War' if US Interferes
- April 24, 2017

The US, along with South Korea, should suspend annual military exercises that antagonize North Korea in exchange for Pyongyang halting its nuclear program, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in early March. In the end, North Koreans celebrating the 105th birthday of founder Kim Il-sung had to settle for a musical production with a mocked-up video of missile launches. (more...)
Defensive numbers prove Oilers were outworked by Sharks in Game 1 Defensive numbers prove Oilers were outworked by Sharks in Game 1
- April 24, 2017

San Jose cut Edmonton's lead to 2-1 on a power-play goal by Joel Ward early in the second period. And despite having so many brand-name stars in the lineup, the Sharks' power play was weak, ranking just 25 overall in the National Hockey League. (more...)
Blasphemy trial Christian governor loses vote but may avoid Indonesian jail Blasphemy trial Christian governor loses vote but may avoid Indonesian jail
- April 24, 2017

A Muslim ex-education minister has taken the lead against Jakarta's Christian governor in a vote that raised concerns of sectarian violence. But his brash manner and evictions of slum communities alienated many in the city of 10 million. (more...)
18 arrested for assaulting couple in Rajasthan 18 arrested for assaulting couple in Rajasthan
- April 24, 2017

Kachru suffered severe injuries and was admitted to a government hospital in the district, Hindustan Times reported. But when Monica's parents found out they tracked down the young couple and forced them to return to the village. He added: 'We're investigating the case and 18 people have been arrested so far. According to news agency ANI, the shameful incident took place in Shambhupura village in Banswara on Sunday. (more...)
2nd gas attack launched on Iraq troops in Mosul 2nd gas attack launched on Iraq troops in Mosul
- April 24, 2017

Kurdish militias also take part in operations north and east of the city. Fighting in Mosul has been raging since last October and has turned into a deadly, dirty and bloody affair. The coalition has said it "probably" played a role in civilian casualties in Mosul, while residents have been caught up in fighting between Iraqi forces and IS, and the jihadists are intentionally attacking civilians in the city. (more...)
Pilot aboard USS Carl Vinson being assessed after ejecting from aircraft Pilot aboard USS Carl Vinson being assessed after ejecting from aircraft
- April 24, 2017

A U.S. Navy strike group will be moving toward the western Pacific Ocean near the Korean peninsula as a show of force, a U.S. official told Reuters on Saturday, as concerns grow about North Korea's advancing weapons program. Trump said was very important for the national security of South Korea". According to the US Navy, a F/A-18E jet based on the US Carl Vinson aircraft carrier crashed near the Philippines, Sputnik reported. (more...)
Trump's MOAB kills 36 IS militants: allegedly no civilians casualties Trump's MOAB kills 36 IS militants: allegedly no civilians casualties
- April 24, 2017

The US Department of Defense released footage of the bomb strike which gives an idea of the power of the second largest of the US military's non-nuclear bombs. He said Afghan forces were at the tunnel complex assessing the damage. "I was sleeping when we heard a loud explosion". But some officials close to him condemned the use of Afghanistan as what they called a testing ground for the weapon, and against a militant group that controls only a tiny sliver of territory and is not ... (more...)
Muslim Men Assaulted Over Cattle in Delhi Muslim Men Assaulted Over Cattle in Delhi
- April 24, 2017

They are only entitled to a newsletter and we insist that they report any cruelty against animals to law enforcement agencies. Gandhi's office also shared a letter from the PFA issued previous year to Gaurav Gupta warning him against taking law and order in his hand in cases of animals being treated cruelly. (more...)
Canadian envoy downplaying talk of potential trade rift with the US Canadian envoy downplaying talk of potential trade rift with the US
- April 24, 2017

The first is Canada's supply-management system for dairy and poultry products. He said he expects three-way talks on the trade agreement, but said there would be a number of ongoing bilateral talks on issues that affect Canada and the USA, but not Mexico. (more...)
Malcolm Turnbull to abolish 457 immigration work visas Malcolm Turnbull to abolish 457 immigration work visas
- April 24, 2017

But Turnbull said it was not adequate to judge whether a person would accept "Australian values". "This will be good for the applicants, good for the nation, underlining our Australian values at the very heart of Australian citizenship", he said. (more...)
We celebrate Easter year-round We celebrate Easter year-round
- April 24, 2017

The Holy Week which began with Palm Sunday on April 9, culminates with the Easter Sunday on April 16. In many Christians' minds, Easter is the most important celebration in their calendar as it commemorates the momentous events that occurred when Jesus Christ was crucified, buried and miraculously rose from the dead more than 2000 years ago. (more...)
Does Jeff Sessions Know Hawaii Is a State? Does Jeff Sessions Know Hawaii Is a State?
- April 24, 2017

Several courts in the mainland United States have come to the same conclusion: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in California , the U.S. District Court in Virginia and the U.S. Attorney General: You voted for that judge". Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior, in an attempt to clarify Sessions' statement, reportedly told CNN that "Hawaii is, in fact, an island in the Pacific - a handsome one where the attorney general's granddaughter was born". (more...)
Aaron Hernandez Attorneys Head To Court To Protect Prison Evidence Aaron Hernandez Attorneys Head To Court To Protect Prison Evidence
- April 24, 2017

Early, Jr. said in a statement on Thursday. Three hand-written notes and a Bible were found , but the district attorney's office did not say what was on the notes. Meanwhile, Boston University researchers will study Hernandez's brain to determine if he suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back Dave Duerson, who also took their own lives. (more...)
Police Seek Man Who Robbed Methuen Bank With Firearm Police Seek Man Who Robbed Methuen Bank With Firearm
- April 24, 2017

The two were last seen together in the area of Lowell Street just after midnight. Ysabel Suazo, 13, and Kelianis Hernandez, 13, were reported missing to police on Saturday. Suazo is described as having brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone who believes they may have information regarding the missing teenagers has been encouraged to contact the Methuen Police Department at 978-983-8698. (more...)
Everton statement confirms The Sun newspaper has been banned by the club Everton statement confirms The Sun newspaper has been banned by the club
- April 24, 2017

The football world was up in arms yesterday as The Sun columnist and former editor, Kelvin Mackenzie, posted a deeply offensive column on Everton star Ross Barkley . Everton captain Phil Jagielka has claimed that "nothing fazes" Ross Barkley after the midfielder overcame a hard week to help his side to a 3-1 win over Burnley on Saturday. (more...)