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Mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq, lands in Amritsar Mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq, lands in Amritsar
- April 04, 2018

The source told AFP that the women, all accompanied by small children in the court, had surrendered to Kurdish peshmerga fighters after having fled Tal Afar, one of the last IS bastions to fall to Iraqi security forces previous year. Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj denied the government had given the families false hope. "The government of India did its best to know about the missing Indians". (more...)
Trump renews call for Congress to pass border legislation Trump renews call for Congress to pass border legislation
- April 03, 2018

The United States, Mexico and Canada are now re-negotiating the terms of the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement, with the next round of formal talks expected this month in Washington . It can't happen that way anymore". The deadline passed, and Congress has failed to find a solution. A court decision blocked Trump from winding down the program and removed the deadline pressure, and an appeals court is reviewing the decision, which could take several months. (more...)
Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe to visit Trump at Mar-a-Lago Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe to visit Trump at Mar-a-Lago
- April 03, 2018

According to the White House statement , the Mar-a-Lago meeting with Abe will "reaffirm the United States-Japan alliance as a cornerstone of peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region". South Korean officials had revealed the summit with their neighbours on April 27 after North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un pledged his commitment to denuclearisation. (more...)
Tiangong-1 Space Station Reentry Is Now An April Fools' Joke Tiangong-1 Space Station Reentry Is Now An April Fools' Joke
- April 03, 2018

The UK is too far out of range to be hit. Jonathan McDowell, an astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics took to Twitter to predict the unmanned space craft would land somewhere between 11pm to 5am United Kingdom time (6pm to midnight ET). (more...)
Spring put on pause for April snow storm Spring put on pause for April snow storm
- April 03, 2018

April snow doesn't stick around long, and the coating to a few inches that we'll get should be gone by late Monday or Tuesday . This will stay under an inch so it will be more of an inconvenience than anything. In any case, back to our wintry mix. As southeasterly winds bring in some milder air on Tuesday , it's all rain with some occasional mostly light rain scattered throughout what should be a cloudy and unsettled Tuesday as a warm front slowly lifts its way through the area. (more...)
Indore building collapse: 7 dead, 2 injured Indore building collapse: 7 dead, 2 injured
- April 02, 2018

Indore Commissioner Sanjay Dubey said a detailed inquiry will be held to ascertain the reason behind the collapse. Expressing concern over the incident, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tweeted: "We are monitoring the rescue effort". (more...)
Prof Stephen Hawking funeral Prof Stephen Hawking funeral
- April 02, 2018

The 59-year-old TV presenter wrote: "Sending deepest condolences to the Hawking family today for Stephen's funeral". Thousands of people lined the streets outside the Great St Mary's Church to pay respect for someone they say wasn't just a great scientist, but a great man. (more...)
Russian Federation releases video of second test of 'Satan 2' ICBM Russian Federation releases video of second test of 'Satan 2' ICBM
- April 02, 2018

The new launch is shown on a 23-second video from the Russian defence ministry. Tensions between Russia and the USA have been heightened after Trump expelled about 60 Russian diplomats from the U.S.in response to the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy and his daughter in Britain. (more...)
Mega Millions jackpot winning numbers Mega Millions jackpot winning numbers
- April 01, 2018

PT. See official rules HERE. Friday night's drawing also produced two $1 million winning tickets, where players in OH and Texas matched all five white balls. Alsahuri, known by many around here as Magic Man, has sold over $550,000 in winning lottery tickets. "I woke up to that news and it's great", Karass said. (more...)
Ant McPartlin 'edited out' of tonight's Saturday Night Takeaway finale trailer Ant McPartlin 'edited out' of tonight's Saturday Night Takeaway finale trailer
- April 01, 2018

This weekend, Dec will be joined by regular co-stars Stephen Mulhern and Scarlett Moffatt. Dec had previously confirmed that he would present alone, writing on Twitter: "Whilst I never thought I'd be in this position, after much discussion and careful consideration we've decided that the remaining two shows of this series of Saturday Night Takeaway will go ahead". (more...)
Lions split doubleheader to open conference play Lions split doubleheader to open conference play
- April 01, 2018

The Red Devils did not let the game go without a fight. Northmor picked up three runs in their half of the inning, but would not score the rest of the way. Kristen Smith struck out seven and got the win. Walker and Leksi Macan both went 4 for 4 to highlight the Indians' 18-hit attack. "I was like "Ok, I'm back in this position again, bases are loaded and I need to do something and get at least one run in". (more...)
SpaceX successfully launch ten satellites into orbit SpaceX successfully launch ten satellites into orbit
- April 01, 2018

So, while today's launch might not be quite as exciting as the company's Falcon Heavy launch last month , there's still plenty of reason to be impressed. In total, 81 satellites are being built, with 66 in the operational constellation, nine serving as on-orbit spares and six as ground spares, reports Iridium Communications. (more...)
ICE will now detain pregnant immigrants ICE will now detain pregnant immigrants
- April 01, 2018

According to the new directive , immigration officers will no longer default to trying to release pregnant women who fall into immigration custody, either because they are undocumented or otherwise subject to deportation. Pregnant women who are in the USA illegally can now be arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The policy brought complaints from numerous immigrant rights groups. (more...)
Vatican Refutes Claims Pope Francis Said Vatican Refutes Claims Pope Francis Said "There is No Hell"
- April 01, 2018

The article, which ran on March 29, reported that Francis said "hell does not exist". "A hell doesn't exist, a disappearance of sinning souls exists". Hell, by contrast, was "the ultimate outcome of sin itself". Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said Thursday the conversation was a "private meeting, without releasing any interview", Crux reported . (more...)
Karnataka Date Leak: Only Congress, not BJP's Amit Malviya, to be quizzed Karnataka Date Leak: Only Congress, not BJP's Amit Malviya, to be quizzed
- March 30, 2018

With some pre-poll surveys predicting Congress's return to power, the BJP is going all out to put the state in its kitty. The BJP spent 85 days campaigning across the state and organized a rally in Bengaluru addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (more...)
Sessions Reveals Prosecutor to Rule on FISA Abuses Special Counsel Sessions Reveals Prosecutor to Rule on FISA Abuses Special Counsel
- March 30, 2018

The source in question is former British spy Christopher Steele , the author of the so-called Steele dossier, an explosive collection of memos alleging collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Sessions said Thursday that Utah's top federal prosecutor, John Huber , has been reviewing the allegations of Republican lawmakers that the FBI used a bogus anti-Trump dossier to obtain the spy warrant and ignored evidence of pay-to-play in Hillary Clinton's approval of the sale ... (more...)
Distracted drivers to be focus of patrols Distracted drivers to be focus of patrols
- March 30, 2018

A statewide survey of Washington drivers found that 96 percent agree that using a cellphone while driving is risky, 88 percent said they don't check social media while driving and "most" said they do not read incoming texts. AAA advises drivers to put the electronic distractions away, properly secure children and pets before driving, and avoid messy foods that can be hard to manage. (more...)
Pulse shooting jurors break after first day of deliberations Pulse shooting jurors break after first day of deliberations
- March 30, 2018

Police killed him in an exchange of gunfire at the nightclub. Salman, the only person charged in connection with the attack, is accused of obstruction of justice and aiding Mateen in providing support to the Islamic State militant group. (more...)
Laura Ingraham Advertisers Dropping Like Flies For Mocking of David Hogg Laura Ingraham Advertisers Dropping Like Flies For Mocking of David Hogg
- March 30, 2018

Hogg's widely shared tweet resulted in at least three brands promising to sever their relationships with Ingraham . Even after Ingraham publicly apologized Thursday, both companies appeared to have no plans to reinstate their ads on her program. (more...)
Bishop canvasses World Cup boycott Bishop canvasses World Cup boycott
- March 30, 2018

Meanwhile, there were increasing reports that Socceroos could formally boycott the World Cup in Russian Federation after the Foreign Minister Julie Bishop hinted: "There are a whole range of further options of action that could be taken, the World Cup is one of the further actions that could be taken in relation to this matter". (more...)