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Embassy vehicle driven by U.S. diplomat kills motorcyclist in Pakistan

Embassy vehicle driven by U.S. diplomat kills motorcyclist in Pakistan The embassy issued a security alert restricting the movement of government personnel in Islamabad . In the CCTV footage, the diplomat can be clearly seen violating the traffic signal and crashing into the motorbike. About 12 people are killed each day on Pakistan's roads, but the number is lower in Islamabad , with two to three people killed in traffic accidents each week, according to Pakis... [Full Article...]

Japan, S.Korea agree to maintain pressure

Japan, S.Korea agree to maintain pressure It was the first visit to South Korea by a Japanese foreign minister in more than two years. Since its foundation in 2006, the thinktank, which runs the 38 North website specialising in North Korean affairs (which will continue to operate), has received 2 billion won (£1.3 million) from the South Korean government annually through the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP), the... [Full Article...]

Unnao gang rape case: BJP MLA's wife demands narco-test

Unnao gang rape case: BJP MLA's wife demands narco-test She also mentioned to ANI that she and her family were threatened after they had filed an FIR in the local police station. " Atul Singh was arrested over charges of beating the girl's father to death in police custody". On its website on Wednesday evening, in an article titled "Uttar Pradesh: Girl who alleged rape has to hide", the party remarked that the incident was enough to betray the t... [Full Article...]

Netflix pulls out of Cannes film festival as the dispute escalates

Netflix pulls out of Cannes film festival as the dispute escalates The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.8 per cent to end the day at 24,408.00, while the broad-based S&P 500 advanced 1.7 per cent to 2,656.87. The Nasdaq composite advanced 1.7 percent to 7,094.30. The stock increased 3.04% or $9.07 during the last trading session, reaching $307.14. (NASDAQ: NFLX )'s profitability or to compare the efficiency of different investments, hence, NFLX return on i... [Full Article...]

Teachers get bats to fight school shooters

In the case of Millcreek, the bats are more "symbolic" but are free to be used to "fight", district Superintendent William Hall told the Times-News and Erie News Now. Barish described the bats as the size of a souvenir. "I definitely saw it as a safe space", said freshman Phyre Gonzales. Karen Munson, who has a son in eighth grade in the district, told ABC News she is completely in favor of ha... [Full Article...]

Gov. Greitens calls investigation 'witch-hunt,' says trial will prove innocence

Gov. Greitens calls investigation 'witch-hunt,' says trial will prove innocence Flanked by other top Republican legislative leaders, House Speaker Todd Richardson announced that the special committee will expand its mission and make recommendations after the May 18 end of the regular legislative session on whether to pursue impeachment proceedings seeking to remove Greitens from office. [Full Article...]

Facebook to examine tens of thousands of apps for data misuse

Facebook to examine tens of thousands of apps for data misuse Pallone called the response "disappointing". But at the same time, Zuckerberg is also saying that there will be always a free version of Facebook that will be ad-supported because that, according to the Facebook CEO, allows more people to use Facebook . [Full Article...]

Gov. Jerry Brown agrees to deploy National Guard troops at Trump's request

Gov. Jerry Brown agrees to deploy National Guard troops at Trump's request At the request of the Trump administration, "the California National Guard will accept federal funding to add approximately 400 Guard members statewide to supplement the staffing of its ongoing program to combat transnational crime", said Brown in a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. [Full Article...]

Inviata de "Il Primato Nazionale" smentisce attacco chimico da parte di Assad

Inviata de Anche la Francia ha assicurato che "se la linea rossa " dell'uso delle armi chimiche "e' stata superata", arrivera' "una risposta ". Nel frattempo è allerta sulle rotte aeree del Mediterraneo orientale. "Non dovresti essere alleata di un animale che uccide la sua gente con il gas e si diverte". Donald Trump ha promesso di far pagare "un caro prezzo" a tutti i responsabili del presunt... [Full Article...]

UK PM says Syria chemical weapons can't go unchallenged

Asked a year ago about United Kingdom military involvement in Syria if it meant conflict with Russian Federation, 41% of the British public said they would support it while 38% would oppose it. "Stop the arms race?" Trump and other Western leaders have vowed a quick and forceful response to Saturday's alleged gas attack, which rescue workers say killed more than 40 people in the Dam... [Full Article...]

Scott Pruitt Is Having Yet Another Scandal-Ridden Day

Scott Pruitt Is Having Yet Another Scandal-Ridden Day EPA's inspector general is now auditing Pruitt's security spending - one of at least five ongoing probes by the agency's watchdog into spending and ethics issues surrounding the administrator. Pruitt denied knowing about the raises in a media interview last week, even though the statutory authority under which the raises were granted requires his approval. [Full Article...]

The World's Oldest Living Man Was Born Before We Even Had Radios

The World's Oldest Living Man Was Born Before We Even Had Radios He now lives with his family, who own and manages a 105-year-old hot springs inn. His granddaughter Yuko Nonaka said: "He needs a wheelchair to move but he is in good condition". A 112-year-old man living in Japan has shared his secrets to becoming the oldest man alive. That honor goes to Jiroemon Kimura , also from Japan, who was born on April 19, 1897, and died on June 12, 2013, at the age ... [Full Article...]

Local Doctors Push For Organ Donations During National Donate Life Month

Local Doctors Push For Organ Donations During National Donate Life Month Campbell spoke briefly about her children having registered as organ donors, and how they encouraged their friends to do the same. "You can help Tennova save lives by signing up to be an organ donor through the state registry website". A spokesperson for Manitoba's organ donation agency said there has been a "remarkable" jump in signups since the Friday crash, with more than 300 people registe... [Full Article...]

New Japan coach vows to build on 'world-class' technique

New Japan coach vows to build on 'world-class' technique If it was guaranteed that just by changing managers you would magically make the team better, we would do that. Comments made by the manager in the wake of the defeat, as quoted by the Japan Times, brought him in for more heavy criticism: "I was amazed by South Korea's explosiveness of power, technique and control of the game". [Full Article...]

Trump rages over Cohen raid on Twitter

Trump rages over Cohen raid on Twitter The WallStreet Journal reported Tuesday the prosecutors in the U.S. Attorneys' Business Office at the Southern District of NY requested Information of the payment created to Daniels in the weeks leading up to the 20-16 presidential elections. [Full Article...]

National report card shows flat results in reading, math

National report card shows flat results in reading, math U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says the country needs to do better for its students, citing the stagnating reading and math scores . The report said 30 percent of Arizona eighth-graders were considered proficient in reading a year ago, compared to a national average of 35 percent. [Full Article...]

PM Modi to observe a day-long fast on April 12

PM Modi to observe a day-long fast on April 12 A Delhi BJP office bearer present in one of the meeting told this newspaper that the Dr Harsh Vardhan advised everyone present in the meeting to take precaution of highest order to avoid any embracement to the party or the Prime Minister. The announcement comes a day after senior Congress leaders in Delhi observed a six-hour fast to protest against the "threat to communal harmony" across the nat... [Full Article...]

Kinder Morgan is suspending pipeline production because of BC resistance

Kinder Morgan is suspending pipeline production because of BC resistance Kinder Morgan announced late Sunday it was calling a halt to all non-essential spending on the project, giving Ottawa a deadline of May 31 to convince the company and its investors that the pipeline can prevail over the opposition that now threatens to block it. [Full Article...]

Top EU court sides with France in case against Uber managers

Top EU court sides with France in case against Uber managers Cab aggregator Uber has acquired JUMP , a bike-sharing startup and the reported price paid is around $200 million. Now, the European Commission recently dealt a huge blow to Uber's argument by ruling that it's a transportation, not a digital service company . [Full Article...]

Back on Fox News, Laura Ingraham doesn't directly address David Hogg controversy

Back on Fox News, Laura Ingraham doesn't directly address David Hogg controversy Entercom spokeswoman Esther-Mireya Tejeda said Tuesday that his show on KFTK-FM has been taken off the air while the company "looks into the matter ". "We demand advertisers stop being complicit". "Upon further investigation, our franchise partner has stopped its advertising ", Ruth's Chris has tweeted in scores of replies since Friday. [Full Article...]


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