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Congress leader AK Walia resigns ahead of MCD polls Congress leader AK Walia resigns ahead of MCD polls
- April 04, 2017

It has also been reported that Aam Aadmi Party leader Nitin Tyagi has met the veteran Congress leader after he took the big step. He has also held several other important portfolios including urban development, land and building. Walia said he is waiting to hear from the top leadership and will take a decision accordingly. The MCD elections will be held on April 23. There are 272 wards in three municipal corporations in the city including 104 each in South and North Delhi Municipal ... (more...)
Maharashtra's striking doctors call off strike, to resume services today
- April 04, 2017

Union Health Minister J P Nadda also appealed to the doctors to get back to work and asked states to take measures to improve security of doctors. Indian Medical Association, whose members went on strike in support of resident doctors, will decide about their stand after meeting with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who they have sought an audience with at 2 pm today. (more...)
Escape of cattle from St. Louis slaughterhouse spurs roundup Escape of cattle from St. Louis slaughterhouse spurs roundup
- April 04, 2017

Louis Police shared video of the cows sprinting down a local street after sneaking their way out of a local packing house on Thursday. "It's just so incredibly sad". 'If anyone wants to buy them that's fine, ' Hamdan said Thursday. The cost of each animal is around $1,800 depending on the weight. In this Thursday, March 30, 2017 photo, St. (more...)
Kidnapped California girl jumps from car after rape Kidnapped California girl jumps from car after rape
- April 04, 2017

After arriving and hearing the girl's story, sheriff's deputies arrested Marble on a number of counts related to sexual acts with a minor, child abuse and kidnapping. Spencer Crum said. For the next two days, Marble drove around the region with the 13-year-old. During their travels, Marble sexually assaulted her twice more in the truck, Crum said. (more...)
UK publishes White Paper to replace EU law post-Brexit UK publishes White Paper to replace EU law post-Brexit
- April 04, 2017

European Council President Donald Tusk (L) speaks at a joint press conference with Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat (R) in Valletta, Malta, on March 31, 2017. (0700 GMT) Tusk will send the 27 other states draft negotiating guidelines. May repeated that phrase four times in her six-page letter formally triggering Article 50 Wednesday, underscoring the importance that she places on implementing what she called a new "deep and special partnership" before the United Kingdom breaks free ... (more...)
Europe replaces N America as global hub for child ponography Europe replaces N America as global hub for child ponography
- April 04, 2017

Europe as a whole, including Russian Federation and Turkey, accounted for 60 per cent of such sites, a 19 percentage point increase from 2015, the UK-based Internet Watch Foundation's annual report said. Criminals need to use good internet hosting services which offer speed, affordability, availability and access. Clues for paedophiles on how to find this illicit content are left elsewhere, normally in internet forums. (more...)
Trump gives portion of salary to National Parks Trump gives portion of salary to National Parks
- April 04, 2017

Already a billionaire, the president will also donate more of his $400,000 annual salary to various recipients in future quarters. Trump promised during his campaign that he would not take a salary if elected president. And he has chosen this quarter to donate to the National Park Service. The actual donation check was shown during the briefing. "He believed. some great work is being done there, especially work being done to restore our great battlegrounds", Spicer said. (more...)
CT's equal pay gap costs women $15B a year
- April 03, 2017

While the wage gap has improved since the 1960s, women still earn, on average, only 70 percent of what men earn. CT women working full time earn 82 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $10,864 per person, a fresh analysis from a national interest group shows. (more...)
John Oliver Critiques America's Conflicting Marijuana Laws John Oliver Critiques America's Conflicting Marijuana Laws
- April 03, 2017

One man prescribed medical marijuana for paralysis was sacked for failing a drug test-and he can't sue under the American with Disabilities Act because that's a federal law. Schedule II, a step down, features drugs like cocaine and methamphetamine. The "Last Week Tonight" host had a lot to say about federal marijuana law. (more...)
Gonzaga to face North Carolina in college final
- April 03, 2017

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points, Gonzaga's big men combined for 27 and the Bulldogs kept SC from taking a game-tying shot in a 77-73 victory Saturday night in a matchup of first-time teams at the Final Four. "If they have another level above that, that's a bad thing for every team in the country", coach Miller said afterward. Junior wing Justin Jackson will be a matchup problem for Gonzaga, particularly if he's hitting shots from long-distance. (more...)
Frontier Communications expands broadband to 8800 Indiana households Frontier Communications expands broadband to 8800 Indiana households
- April 03, 2017

Cenovus Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVE) has agreed to acquire ConocoPhillips' 50% interest in the FCCL Partnership, the companies' jointly owned oil sands venture operated by Cenovus. The Relative Volume of the company is 1.75 and Average Volume (3 months) is 39.82 million. Highest potential price target is expected at $5.00 however minimum price target advised by analysts is $1.50. (more...)
Red-state Democrats Manchin, Heitkamp say they will support Gorsuch
- April 03, 2017

Most are up for re-election, but a majority of that group is considered fairly safe in their respective states. She added: "I can not support Judge Gorsuch because a study of his opinions reveal a rigid ideology that always puts the little guy under the boot of corporations". (more...)
Blast in St Petersburg metro station kills 9 - authorities
- April 03, 2017

Mr Putin expressed his condolences after the "possible terror attack". A member of the Investigative Committee said the blast is an act of terrorism, and Interfax said two people are being sought, one for planting the explosive device on the train, and one for second device that was defused. (more...)
10 dead, 50 St. Petersburg subway blast
- April 03, 2017

Putin also offered condolences to the victims' families, the AP Police confirmed to the Tass news agency that there had been a blast at Sennaya Ploshchad station in the centre of the city. He made the statement about two hours after a blast on a subway train in St. Petersburg killed at least 10 and wounded dozens of others . Putin said the government was considering all possible causes for the blasts in St Petersburg's metro system, including terrorism. (more...)
Senate panel faces off over Trump's Supreme Court nominee Senate panel faces off over Trump's Supreme Court nominee
- April 03, 2017

It's the latest twist in the political wrangling that has surrounded the high court vacancy nearly from the moment Justice Antonin Scalia died in February 2016. Pressed on whether a Supreme Court nominee in the mold of Sonia Sotomayor or Elena Kagan could ever again garner significant Republican votes, Sasse said he objects to activist judges. (more...)
Top Democrat Says 'No' To Neil Gorsuch Confirmation
- April 03, 2017

Now, some key Senate Democrats are vowing to filibuster Gorsuch and fight until the bitter end. On Wednesday night, it looked like Chuck Schumer had fractured his spine, figuratively speaking: A Politico report suggested that "a group of Senate Democrats" was willing to facilitate Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court, for the right price. (more...)
Hunt's Chili Kits recalled Hunt's Chili Kits recalled
- April 03, 2017

No salmonella was detected in the finished product . Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps. Hunt's chili kits are being recalled over salmonella concerns. Users can identify the product by looking at the "best buy dates" and product code. Hunt's Chili Kit 44.8oz with lot code 3534619500 and best before April 4, 2018, lot code 3534622200 and date May 1, 2018 and code 3534619600 and date April 5, 2018 are affected. (more...)
David Moyes admits sinking Sunderland may need a miracle David Moyes admits sinking Sunderland may need a miracle
- April 03, 2017

He said: "The only thing I can clear up is we are not down and we are not planning to go down, we are planning to stay up". Elsewhere, Hull came from a goal down to beat West Ham 2-1 and are now seven points ahead of the Mackems in 18th place. (more...)
Boris Johnson apologises after activist targets Saudi general at London event
- April 03, 2017

Troops from the Middle Eastern kingdom will also receive training in the UK. "Jordan is on the frontline of multiple regional crises and I'm clear that by working with them, we are helping keep British people safe ". Mr Johnson "expressed his regret" at the incident during a phone call with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. She also visited Saudi Arabia in March 2014. (more...)
Waiting for just 25 seconds can curb chocolate craving Waiting for just 25 seconds can curb chocolate craving
- April 03, 2017

Nevertheless, these new vending machines make people wait about 25 seconds for an unhealthy snack , like chips or candy bars. What researchers found was that placing the machines with these conditions increased the purchase of healthier snacks . (more...)

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