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Henrikh Mkhitaryan named Arsenal's Player of Month for February Henrikh Mkhitaryan named Arsenal's Player of Month for February
- April 03, 2018

While the visiting fans created what little atmosphere there was, chants and jeers directed at Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey - who broke his leg at Stoke in February 2010 - were distasteful and unwarranted. "It's good for his confidence". Lacazette earned the second penalty when he was bundled over in the box and immediately grabbed the ball and walked toward the penalty spot, despite first-choice penalty taker Aubameyang being on a hat trick. (more...)
Afghan air strike targeting the Taliban kills dozens in Kunduz Afghan air strike targeting the Taliban kills dozens in Kunduz
- April 03, 2018

Top Taliban commanders were gathered inside the madrassa where a graduation ceremony was under way for students at the time of the attack in the northeastern province of Kunduz, a security source told AFP. "It was heartbreaking", Haji Naim, the witness of the incident, said. Local people said the strike had hit a mosque and that a number of civilians had been killed and wounded. (more...)
Supreme Court Sides With Police in Shooting Case Supreme Court Sides With Police in Shooting Case
- April 03, 2018

Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in a dissent, joined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, that the ruling "sends an alarming signal to law enforcement and the public". "If this account of Kisela's conduct sounds unreasonable, that is because it was", the Obama-appointee added. The justices' decision gives the cop in the case summary judgment, a tool that Sotomayor notes the court is supposed to use sparingly, only in cases where the facts and law are so clear that the finality of such an order is ... (more...)
New Zealand need 382 for series sweep
- April 03, 2018

Starting off the day on 202/3 , Root and Malan converted their 37-run partnership into a 97-run stand, during which both batsmen brought up their half-centuries. After some near misses, Latham on 23 eventually found an edge but James Vince dropped the chance at third slip. The tourists earlier declared their second innings closed on 352 for nine. (more...)
Hassan Whiteside responds to lack of minutes with postgame tirade Hassan Whiteside responds to lack of minutes with postgame tirade
- April 03, 2018

Whiteside , 28, has missed 28 games due to injury and is averaging 25.4 minutes a game this season. Whiteside didn't play in the final 21 minutes on Saturday - the last four of the third quarter, then all of the fourth quarter and overtime. (more...)
London murder rate beats NY for month as stabbings surge London murder rate beats NY for month as stabbings surge
- April 03, 2018

Police were called to the area at about 10pm to Markhouse road, E17 to reports of shots fired. "Her next of kin are aware and a crime scene is in place". He was fatally stabbed on Sunday, moments after leaving a bar in Wandsworth and died in the street. But in March, London had 22 murders, slightly more than the 21 in NY, according to London Metropolitan Police figures that have not yet been officially released but which were confirmed to ABC News. (more...)
Trump 'just using us as pretext': migrant caravan leader Trump 'just using us as pretext': migrant caravan leader
- April 03, 2018

The group estimated 1,200 people in the caravan at the start of the journey in Tapachula, a city in the south of Mexico along the border with Guatemala. Pueblo Sin Fronteras organized a similar caravan around Easter in 2017, in part as a safety measure for migrants and in part as a protest against unsafe conditions on the migrant trail through Mexico. (more...)
MS Dhoni, Pankaj Advani conferred with Padma Bhushan MS Dhoni, Pankaj Advani conferred with Padma Bhushan
- April 03, 2018

On Monday, the fabled cricketer added another feather to his cap when he stepped on to the stage donning his Territorial Army uniform to receive the third highest civilian award of the country, Padma Bhushan . The now 36-year-old then finished the game with a very big six to help India lift the most celebrated trophy in Cricket after a long wait of 28 years. (more...)
Reporters to lose accreditation for spreading fake news Reporters to lose accreditation for spreading fake news
- April 03, 2018

The government today pushed a law through the Dewan Rakyat that makes "fake news" punishable with a maximum six-year jail term despite an outcry from critics anxious it will be used to stifle dissent before elections. "Till such time the regulation is not implemented rules can not be enforced for news portals by industry". Free Malaysia Today (FMT) editor Abdar Rahman Koya said the phrase "fake news" had been popularised by Donald Trump, but we (the media) never expected the day when it ... (more...)
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah dares Yeddyurappa to contest from his seat Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah dares Yeddyurappa to contest from his seat
- April 03, 2018

The BJP had finished second in what the party described not as a setback but a reflection of its emerging popularity as the principal challenge to Naveen, pushing Congress to the third slot. Had Siddaramaiah been serious about giving minority status to Lingayats, he should have done it in the early stages of his five-year term. Shah claimed that the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government had rejected a similar proposal in 2013. (more...)
Two-day strike by French workers to disrupt train service Two-day strike by French workers to disrupt train service
- April 03, 2018

Rubbish collectors, some staff in the energy sector and Air France employees will also strike Tuesday in the biggest wave of industrial unrest since Macron's election last May. They believe - despite consistent denials from the government - that the proposed changes are a first step towards privatisation. The walkouts are a nationwide challenge to French President Emmanual Macron's plans to increease competition in the public sector. (more...)
Officers in THP's 'bus tour' crack down on distracted driving Officers in THP's 'bus tour' crack down on distracted driving
- April 03, 2018

Such distractions as talking or texting on a phone, eating, drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, adjusting the navigation or audio systems are among the most common distractions. "And a cognitive distraction is anything that takes your mind off the driving environment", said Segerstrom. Tempted to grab your cellphone while behind the wheel? "The number one thing we can do when we are behind the wheel is put away the cell phone". (more...)
Phoenix police involved in shooting, one suspect shot Phoenix police involved in shooting, one suspect shot
- April 03, 2018

According to Zebuon police, officer Robert Prichard, 35, responded to a 911 call near the Walmart. The officers responded to a domestic disturbance call on the 2000 block of Paradise Road, neat St. 6 News will be sure to bring you updates on the investigation as soon as we get them. Officers began to speak with Walters when police said he became "combative". (more...)
NASA's Hubble telescope snaps most distant star ever seen NASA's Hubble telescope snaps most distant star ever seen
- April 03, 2018

Because its light has taken so long to reach Earth , looking at this star is like peering back in time to when the universe was less than a third of its current age. Normally, stars that far away are too hard to make out individually; a galaxy or a supernova (star explosion) is much easier to see. Named " Icarus ", this distant star is located in a galaxy far away, behind the cluster of galaxies' MACS J1149-2223. (more...)
Protester reportedly hit by sheriff's vehicle at Stephon Clark protest in Sacramento Protester reportedly hit by sheriff's vehicle at Stephon Clark protest in Sacramento
- April 03, 2018

During the incident, the Sheriff's Department vehicle sustained scratches, dents, and a shattered rear window. An independent autopsy commissioned by Mr. Clark was shot in his grandmother's backyard as police were searching for a vandal in the neighborhood who was breaking auto windows. They began firing immediately, with eight of the 20 bullets they shot striking and killing Clark in his back and side. (more...)
Supreme Court Turns Away Suit by Terrorism Victims Supreme Court Turns Away Suit by Terrorism Victims
- April 03, 2018

The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in NY threw the case out, ruling that victims must show that they were specifically targeted or that the attackers meant to harm USA interests. That, he said, includes "how these cases are being investigated, who's doing the investigating, and to ensure that justice is done regardless of who the shooter is and who the shooter isn't". (more...)
Calling Standards 'Too High,' EPA Moves to Relax Car Pollution Rules Calling Standards 'Too High,' EPA Moves to Relax Car Pollution Rules
- April 03, 2018

As it was expected for the better part of the previous year since automakers have been pushing for it and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wasn't expected to hold its ground under the Trump administration, EPA head Scott Pruitt finally confirmed that they plan to lower the fuel consumption standards - allowing automakers to sell more polluting cars. (more...)
Police hunt for murder suspect Police hunt for murder suspect
- April 03, 2018

But police say they have so far retrieved the vehicle and generator, adding that they are now at the Zone Eight (8) Police Station in Paynesville, while the deceased was turned over to the family for burial. The SUV had also been spotted at two other wheel thefts in the city, police said. Okwudili said he elected to kill his brother and wife because the man refused to settle him after completing his three years apprenticeship. (more...)
Arkansas State Trooper Injured When Shot During Traffic Stop Arkansas State Trooper Injured When Shot During Traffic Stop
- April 03, 2018

Officer Kyle Sheldon was conducting a traffic stop when he was allegedly shot by 49-year-old Elsbeth Tresa Kittinger of Fort Worth, Texas. Sheldon provided the story of how he became a State Trooper as part of the Arkansas State Police's #WhyIWearTheBadgeWednesdays. (more...)
Officer-in-Charge of Chautham police station suspended Officer-in-Charge of Chautham police station suspended
- April 03, 2018

The owner of the vehicle was valid and drove it from the scene, receiving a warning about the headlight. The police chief told the effected officers that the decision to have them layoff is allegedly based on instruction from President George Weah through the Minister of Justice, Cllr. (more...)