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College student dies during Venezuela protest

College student dies during Venezuela protest Dozens of activists clashed with security forces, who were blocking one march in Caracas . The opposition called their march in protest of a pair of Supreme Court rulings last week that would have temporarily empowered the judiciary to assume certain legislative functions. [Full Article...]

Truck mows down crowd in Sweden; Three reported dead

The head of Sweden's security agency, Anders Thornberg, said they are "conducting intensive intelligence work to identify the person or persons behind the attack ". Stefan Hector of Sweden's national police said the working hypothesis was that "this is an act of terror". French President Francois Hollande voiced his "horror and indignation" over the assault. [Full Article...]

NSFW: NYC Uber Rider Threatens Driver, Falsely Accuses Him Of Rape

NSFW: NYC Uber Rider Threatens Driver, Falsely Accuses Him Of Rape As the woman became more and more agitated, the driver made a decision to pull over and ask her to get out of the vehicle. Hendrick would not name the Uber driver or say when or where the video was filmed. The situation only escalated as the driver and passenger went back and forth about calling the cops. It comes amid controversy over the vehicle service's background checking policy - wit... [Full Article...]

Only 98000 New Jobs Were Created In March, Labor Department Says

Only 98000 New Jobs Were Created In March, Labor Department Says Amid these job losses, wage growth for retail workers was a paltry 1.1 per cent before inflation, far worse than the national average. A broad measure of unemployment, that includes people who want to work but have given up searching and those working part-time because they can not find full-time employment, fell to 8.9 percent, the lowest level since December 2007, from 9.2 percent in Februar... [Full Article...]

Palestinian kills soldier in West Bank — Israeli military

The military named the dead soldier as Sergeant Elchai Teharlev, 20. "The injured was taken to the hospital for medical treatment". Local media have named the driver as 22-year-old Malek Hamad, from the West Bank town of Silwad. Brazil recognized the Palestinian state in 2010 and recalled its ambassador from Israel in 2014 in protest at "disproportionate" force used by the Jewish state in the Ga... [Full Article...]

Trump advisers richer than previous White House officials

Trump advisers richer than previous White House officials Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner hold hundreds of millions of dollars worth of assets while working for Donald Trump's administration. Ms. The account includes data about the financial life of the president's daughter, Ivanka, and her husband Jared Kushner , whose family is involved in real estate development in NY. [Full Article...]

Senate approves 'nuclear option' to lower threshold needed to confirm Neil Gorsuch

Senate approves 'nuclear option' to lower threshold needed to confirm Neil Gorsuch The Senate was headed for a dramatic showdown Thursday over President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court as Democrats prepared to filibuster Judge Neil M. "The Senate has considered the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch now for many weeks". "Though I had hoped that my Democrat colleagues might be willing to put country over party and do the right thing here today, there is no reason for furthe... [Full Article...]

Trump signs bill blocking online privacy regulation

The providers have data on your web browsing history , app usage and geo-location. Additionally, internet providers are likely to sell this information to marketers or advertisers who can better target adverts, depending on what people are searching for. [Full Article...]

No ANC MP will vote with opposition against Zuma: Mantashe

The South African Communist Party (SACP) and the country's biggest trade union, Cosatu, both historic allies of the ANC, have called on Zuma to step down following the sacking. Similar bids have failed to muster the needed votes to oust Zuma in the past. S&P said the cut to below investment grade reflected "heightened political and institutional uncertainties" following Zuma's shock purge of cri... [Full Article...]

Led fight against ISIS killed four civilians in February: Pentagon

Iraqi fighter jets have carried out airstrikes against ISIS outside Mosul , killing more than 100 militants, Iraq's government said in a statement Saturday. But the USA military has also repeatedly denounced what they call the extremists' use of civilians as human shields - and now accuses them of trying to provoke the coalition into making deadly blunders. [Full Article...]

Mark Reckless says goodbye to Ukip - and Kippers blame Douglas Carswell

Mark Reckless says goodbye to Ukip - and Kippers blame Douglas Carswell Mr Reckless: "I would say numerous people who voted Ukip in South East Wales previous year, now the Conservatives are delivering Brexit and we are the main opposition in the Assembly, I think are, like me, leaving Ukip and coming over to the Conservatives now we have achieved what we wanted in Ukip, which was a successful referendum to leave the European Union". [Full Article...]

Treasury modelling capital gains tax changes

Treasury modelling capital gains tax changes The government plans a 5% cut for all Australian companies, with the rate falling to 25% by the 2026-27 financial year. The tax package for an eventual reduction in the corporate tax rate to 25 per cent for all businesses will remain on the government's agenda. [Full Article...]

Kompany pleased with City display despite Chelsea defeat

Eden Hazard urged Chelsea to stay focused but conceded they are "nearly there" in their quest to become Premier League champions. Chelsea still have to go to United on 16 April and Everton on 30 April. However susceptible Caballero was for the opener, it was nothing compared to Thibaut Courtois' calamity when the Belgium goalkeeper inexplicably cleared the ball straight to David Silva... [Full Article...]

Girl Found Living with Monkeys in Indian Forest

Girl Found Living with Monkeys in Indian Forest The girl was spotted when a police party of Motinagar range in Bahariach headed by sub-inspector Suresh Yadav was on routine night patrol in the woods of Katarniyaghat. When they tried to rescue her, they were chased away by the monkeys before a policeman was later able to take her away despite being attacked himself by the animals. [Full Article...]

Hundreds march in Amsterdam to support beaten gay couple

Hundreds march in Amsterdam to support beaten gay couple A number of Dutch celebrities took part in the march , including Henny Huisman, Frits Barend and leader of the Amsterdam LGBT police team Ellie Lust. Netherlands football club N.E.C. Nijmegen made sure athletes were represented in the movement. Dutch politician Alexander Pechtold - leader of the Netherlands' Democrats 66 party - tweeted an image of himself holding hands with fellow party me... [Full Article...]

Cheney calls Russia interference a hostile act

Cheney calls Russia interference a hostile act She had previously told the Trump campaign that security advisor Michael Flynn may have left himself vulnerable to blackmail attempts from Moscow after lying about conversations with the Russian Ambassador to Washington . and now suddenly that's wrong?" Nunes, who was a member of the team that ran Trump's transition to the presidency after the November 8 election, told reporters on Tuesday the ... [Full Article...]

Trump Reverses US Policy Toward Egypt, Welcomes Sissi

Trump Reverses US Policy Toward Egypt, Welcomes Sissi As Trump's administration promises the resumption of annual military aid to Egypt, it also announced to resume the massive joint Bright Star military exercise with Egypt, which was cancelled by Obama in protest against the crushing crackdown on Morsi's loyalists. [Full Article...]

Trump removes Bannon from National Security Council

Trump removes Bannon from National Security Council Bannon's removal from the NSC, which includes senior members of Trump's foreign policy team, was seen as a boost to national security adviser H.R. McMaster, who officials said has struggled to work together with Bannon. "The removal of Steve Bannon is as overdue as the addition of leading military and intelligence advisors, whose information and counsel have always been critical to the formulation... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation bans Putin 'gay clown' image while propagating homophobia

Court records say that the image of Putin in heavy make up "hints at the Russian president's allegedly nonstandard sexual orientation". The infamous image of Russia's Vladimir Putin portrayed as gay has been banned by a Russian court and is now listed as "extremist material". [Full Article...]

ADB: Asian growth expected to be steady

ADB: Asian growth expected to be steady Exports are projected to achieve a 6% growth in the upcoming financial year. Annual inflation in 2017 is projected at 8% - within the National Bank's target range of 6-8% - as authorities adjust the policy rate, use open market operations to control monetary growth, and maintain monopoly price controls. [Full Article...]


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