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United rock Chelsea to ignite title race United rock Chelsea to ignite title race
- April 17, 2017

Liverpool, which beat West Bromwich Albion 1-0 away in Sunday's other game, is six points clear of United in third place but has played two more matches. "I'm happy - not because it's Chelsea , it's because we need these three points", Mourinho told the BBC. Herrera capped his display by scoring United's second goal, although it did take a huge deflection. (more...)
China's economy grows 6.9% in first quarter of 2017: gov't
- April 17, 2017

The service sector rose 7.7 per cent year on year in the first quarter, outpacing a 3-per cent increase in agriculture and 6.4 per cent in the secondary industry. Fixed-asset investment expanded 9.2% as of March 31, compared with 8.1% growth for all of 2016. China's economic growth ticked higher to 6.9 percent in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest figures. (more...)
Suresh Prabhu flags off trial run of 'vistadome' coaches in Vishakhapatnam Suresh Prabhu flags off trial run of 'vistadome' coaches in Vishakhapatnam
- April 17, 2017

The coaches will also have added features like observation lounge and infotainment system. Ms. Gita utilised the opportunity to tell the Railway Minister through video conference that the people of Visakhapatnam were eagerly awaiting an announcement on the new zone. (more...)
Thomas plays for Celtics a day after sister's death Thomas plays for Celtics a day after sister's death
- April 17, 2017

Just a day before Game 1 of his team's first-round playoff series, Thomas tragically lost his 22-year-old sister to a single-car crash in Washington. Thomas' sister tragically died on Saturday in a vehicle crash, but he still took the court to lead his team on Easter Sunday. (more...)
Apple receives permit to test Self-driving cars on Public roads
- April 17, 2017

California then revoked the registrations of the company's cars, so Uber took its test cars to Arizona, where no such registration is required. "This does confirm what's always been rumored: that Apple is at least toying with the idea of getting into the autonomous game in some capacity", said Chris Theodore, president of consultancy Theodore & Associates, and a former executive at Ford Motor Co (F) and Chrysler. (more...)
Mourinho points to the Man Utd badge after beating old club Chelsea Mourinho points to the Man Utd badge after beating old club Chelsea
- April 17, 2017

It means the coach wasn't able to transfer the right concentration, desire, ambition to win this type of game. As expected, David De Gea makes his return in goal after missing the trip to Sunderland last weekend with a minor hip problem, with Sergio Romero having kept his regular starting role in the Europa League in midweek. (more...)
North Korean missile test fails, South Korea says
- April 16, 2017

Vice Minister Han Song Ryol told The Associated Press that Trump's tweets were making trouble in the region. The North has warned of a nuclear strike against the United States if provoked. China is North Korea's only major ally. "We will see what happens!" On Monday, Pence will meet Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn and the Chairman of the National Assembly Chung Sye-kyun, two of South Korea's highest ranking officials. (more...)
Pence lands in South Korea amid rising tensions in North Korea
- April 16, 2017

Meanwhile, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has said that President Donald Trump and his military team are aware of the missile launch. He added that Trump had no further comment to make on the matter. The presidential election is scheduled for May 9. In a recent presidential debate, all the top party candidates, representing both liberal and conservative views, spoke out against the USA taking unilateral military action against North Korea. (more...)
Pope Francis condemns deadly attack on Syria bus convoy Pope Francis condemns deadly attack on Syria bus convoy
- April 16, 2017

Pope Francis denounced "oppressive regimes" in his Easter message on Sunday but in an apparent call for restraint urged world leaders to prevent the spread of conflicts, as tensions rose in North Korea and Syria. Police opened handbags and backpacks. It turned out to be a tray of pastries, and the woman good-naturedly offered one of the candies to the officer. (more...)
Very warm Easter Sunday, a shower or t-storm around this afternoon
- April 16, 2017

Showers and a few thunderstorms are moving through the area this morning, according to the National Weather Service. Note: This weekend is a good time to start that garden. Easter egg hunts on Sunday afternoon will have flawless weather with mainly sunny skies. FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy skies and scattered rain showers develop with a high temperature of 74 degrees. (more...)
27 died as ISIS bombs church in Egypt on Palm Sunday 27 died as ISIS bombs church in Egypt on Palm Sunday
- April 16, 2017

Bishop Suriel, a Coptic Christian leader in Melbourne, Australia, told VOA that more needs to be done to increase security to protect Christians, as well as to combat terrorism that affects places all across the world. Another massive bombing in 2016 killed at least 25 people inside a Cairo church during Sunday mass. What Egypt needs, he said, are "fair trials, not emergency courts with no appeal, which is mainly what the latest declaration of a state of emergency will give him". (more...)
Attempted North Korean Missile Launch Fails, US Confirms Attempted North Korean Missile Launch Fails, US Confirms
- April 16, 2017

Pence's first trip to South Korea carries personal meaning as well. The failure, which is likely to be seen as something of a public embarrassment for the regime, came amid soaring tensions in the region over the North's nuclear weapons ambitions."The missile blew up nearly immediately", the U.S. (more...)
Tax Day demonstrators demand Trump release taxes
- April 16, 2017

The "Tax March" movement had called for protests to begin at noon, coinciding with the day by which Americans traditionally must have filed their tax returns, though this year because April 15 fell on the weekend and Monday is a local holiday in Washington, taxpayers have until Tuesday, April 18, to file their returns. (more...)
North Korea missile launch fails, South Korean officials report North Korea missile launch fails, South Korean officials report
- April 16, 2017

State television showed Kim, wearing a black suit and white shirt, stepping out of a limousine and saluting his honor guard before walking down a red carpet. China offered no immediate reaction to the missile launch . North Korea launched an extended-range scud from Sinpo last month before President Donald Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (more...)
IRMC receives 'A' grade from health rating group IRMC receives 'A' grade from health rating group
- April 16, 2017

Developed under the guidance of an expert panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 30 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign grades to more than 2,600 USA hospitals twice per year. "After financial squabbling between the university and KentuckyOne, an executive committee of the U of L Board of Trustees approved an agreement in December to clear the way for KentuckyOne to no longer run the day-to-day operations of the hospital and the James Graham Brown Cancer ... (more...)
US couple struggling to conceive discover they're twins! US couple struggling to conceive discover they're twins!
- April 16, 2017

An unidentified MS couple who had been struggling to conceive naturally visited an in vitro fertilization clinic to explore their options, but doctors there made a startling discovery. "They were attracted to each other due to their similarities". "I really hope they can work something out". "If only they had known the truth, it could have saved them so much pain later on". (more...)
Canadian lawmakers call for legalizing recreational marijuana
- April 16, 2017

Indeed, there's plenty to look forward to with legalizing marijuana in Canada, and new companies will no doubt be chomping at the bit to get in on the action. While the federal age of purchase is a minimum of 18 years old, the provinces will have the freedom to make that age higher if they so choose. (more...)
Utah's Gobert leaves game after getting hurt on 1st play
- April 16, 2017

Chris Paul had 25 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds and DeAndre Jordan collected 10 points and 15 rebounds for Los Angeles. However, the Clippers' recent hot streak suggests that are peaking at the ideal time . They've blended into a tough defensive unit, with Gobert protecting the lane and Hayward the perimeter. This is a tale of two teams heading if different directions, but come playoff time every team is 0-0. (more...)
Syria's Assad: Chemical Weapons Attack Is '100 Percent Fabrication' Syria's Assad: Chemical Weapons Attack Is '100 Percent Fabrication'
- April 16, 2017

The attack, which US officials believe took place with the knowledge of high-ranking Syrian government officials, prompted Trump to launch the USA military's first direct assault on an Assad-linked target since Syria's war began six years ago. (more...)
Chelsea beat Bournemouth 3-1 to maintain 7-point lead
- April 16, 2017

And Conte thinks Chelsea "deserved" their victory over Bournemouth , who drop down to fifteenth in the Premier League table. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte praised his team's refusal to bend to the pressure of the title race after their 3-1 win at Bournemouth on Saturday. (more...)

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