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Crack Found In Southwest Plane Engine That Exploded Crack Found In Southwest Plane Engine That Exploded
- April 19, 2018

Phillips spent 20 minutes trying to revive Riordan using CPR, but she died from her injuries. Passengers are calling the pilot of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, which staged an emergency landing Tuesday at Philadelphia International Airport, a hero. (more...)
Officials Investigating Death Of Father Of Former Trump National Security Adviser Officials Investigating Death Of Father Of Former Trump National Security Adviser
- April 19, 2018

H.R. McMaster, died in Philadelphia on April 13 and officials are investigating the incident as a suspicious death. The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office confirmed its involvement in the investigtion to Fox News. After acquiring a warrant, Police hunted Cathedral Village on Tuesday, WPVI said. "As soon as we became more conscious of this episode that is alleged we started an internal investigation and contacted the authorities", " Cathedral Village mentioned to Fox News. (more...)
Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Drops Libel Lawsuits Over Russia Dossier Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Drops Libel Lawsuits Over Russia Dossier
- April 19, 2018

Earlier this month , Federal Bureau of Investigation agents raided his home , personal office, and hotel room in an effort to seize documents related to his payment to adult film actress Stormy Daniels . BuzzFeed's decision to publish the dossier caused a stir across the political spectrum given it had not at the time been fully authenticated. "If there's one thing Democrats and Republicans agree on today, it's that the dossier was an important part of the government's investigation ... (more...)
Netanyahu Covertly Threatens Iran as Israel Celebrates Independence Day Netanyahu Covertly Threatens Iran as Israel Celebrates Independence Day
- April 19, 2018

The prime minister vows that no one will extinguish the light of Israel. I am proud that Israel is helping people in Latin America, in Africa, in Asia and in many other places to live healthier and safer lives. The state ceremony, held on Israel's national day of mourning to commemorate fallen soldiers, security forces members and terror victims, was attended by top Israeli officials, including President Reuven Rivlin. (more...)
Defenders responsible for loss at CAF Confederation Cup - Plateau United Defenders responsible for loss at CAF Confederation Cup - Plateau United
- April 19, 2018

Wits needed to overturn a 1-1 draw from the first-leg at home two weeks ago, but were in for a torrid time, despite a positive start. The draw for the CAF Confederation Cup group stage is set for Saturday, April 21 at CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. (more...)
New report measures air quality in United States and in the Stateline New report measures air quality in United States and in the Stateline
- April 19, 2018

The San Joaquin Valley dominated the list of most polluted for short-term and year-round particle pollution with Visalia, Bakersfield and Fresno all landing in the top five. This is due to the prevailing winds that blow pollution generated in Napa and other Bay Area counties into the Central Valley, she said. Those offices only monitor air quality in select counties. (more...)
Years After Prince's Death, Prosecutors To Update Investigation Years After Prince's Death, Prosecutors To Update Investigation
- April 19, 2018

The official cause of death was a self-administered overdose of the painkiller fentanyl, but no prescriptions were found for the powerful drug that is 50 times stronger than heroin. Prince, known for his androgynous style and sexually charged songs, died a day before he was set to meet a California-based doctor who specialises in addiction treatment for a "life-saving mission". (more...)
AfriForum to privately prosecute Malema AfriForum to privately prosecute Malema
- April 19, 2018

Lobby group Afriforum has announced that it is seeking the right to pursue a private prosecution against EFF leader Julius Malema on fraud and corruption charges dating back to 2011. The tender was awarded in 2009 by the Limpopo government to On Point Engineering to assist the province's department of transport. AfriForum says due to the NPA's failure to act further, it had sent the NPA a letter demanding that the prosecution be reinstated. (more...)
Qualcomm Begins Cutting Jobs to Meet Pledge to Slash Costs Qualcomm Begins Cutting Jobs to Meet Pledge to Slash Costs
- April 19, 2018

It has not been mentioned how many people will be asked to go but according to reports it will be a massive layoff and Qualcomm will have to file Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification ( WARN) with the state of California. Though the company first evaluated non-headcount expense reductions, it concluded that a workforce reduction is needed to support long-term growth and success , the spokesperson said. (more...)
Race between Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rouke 'too close to call' Race between Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rouke 'too close to call'
- April 19, 2018

Senate seat now held by Cruz. Cruz, the state's junior Republican senator, leads 47 percent to O'Rourke's 44 percent. O'Rourke reported collecting $6.7 million in donations through March. Politics being the comparative exercise it is, that number suggests O'Rourke will have to spend big to bolster his name ID in a massive state with a number of expensive media markets. (more...)
Trump Filed Extension for 2017 Tax Return, White House Says Trump Filed Extension for 2017 Tax Return, White House Says
- April 19, 2018

President Trump is undermining voter support for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act with erratic messaging after it was gaining popularity, alarming Republicans counting on the law to save the party's vulnerable House majority. Details about some of his tax filings have leaked to news outlets. That's 178,000 more than this time past year. That same year, corporations will continue to enjoy a $50 billion tax cut, according to the Joint Committee on Taxation. (more...)
Attempt to malign image of BJP leader failed: Rajnath on Justice Loya
- April 19, 2018

He also said that his family does not have any doubt about the "integrity of investigative agencies". The Supreme Court today dismissed all the petitions that were seeking Central Bureau of Investigation's interference in the Death of Justice Loya . (more...)
United States suggests Russia, Syria may tamper with Douma evidence, Moscow denies it United States suggests Russia, Syria may tamper with Douma evidence, Moscow denies it
- April 19, 2018

Syria's United Nations ambassador, Bashar Ja'afari, told the Security Council that the United Nations team went to Douma to decide whether investigators from the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog could safely visit the site. Kudlow said of Haley on Tuesday: "She's doing a great job, she's a very effective ambassador". Activists on the ground in Syria said the attack killed more than 40 people and injured hundreds more sheltering from bombing in basements beneath the city. (more...)
PM Modi tears apart 'terror export factory' Pakistan in United Kingdom visit PM Modi tears apart 'terror export factory' Pakistan in United Kingdom visit
- April 19, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted a cosy tete-a-tete with NRIs in London on Wednesday evening, in contrast to the grand speech he made two years ago at the Wembley Stadium to a crowd of 40,000. "They don't have the power to fight a war but an attack from behind". The surgical strikes were a response to this tactic, he explained. They are joined by common values of Democracy and the belief in peace and prosperity of their people. (more...)
Full Statement from Senator Duckworth on Children allowed on Senate floor Full Statement from Senator Duckworth on Children allowed on Senate floor
- April 19, 2018

Tammy Duckworth who petitioned for the change so that she could breastfeed her newborn daughter on the Senate Floor. The new legislation would "ensure no senator with an infant is prevented from performing their constitutional responsibilities - and send a message that working parents everywhere deserve family-friendly workplace policies", said Duckworth's chief of staff Kaitlin Fahey in a statement. (more...)
1238 institutional investors are raising stakes in Amazon.com, Inc 1238 institutional investors are raising stakes in Amazon.com, Inc
- April 19, 2018

The stock increased 4.32% or $62.33 during the last trading session, reaching $1503.83. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 65.23%. Analysts await Amazon.com, Inc. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale invested in 157,783 shares. Rothschild Asset Mgmt Inc, a New York-based fund reported 39,122 shares. National Asset Mgmt holds 8,587 shares or 1.36% of its portfolio. (more...)
Quake hits near Iran nuclear power plant, tremors felt in Qatar Quake hits near Iran nuclear power plant, tremors felt in Qatar
- April 19, 2018

Many houses in rural parts of the province are made of mud bricks, which have been known to crumble easily in quake-prone Iran. Bushehr Nuclear Power officials have not yet reported any damage but the natural disaster has raised concerns about safety stands in the Islamic Republic. (more...)
Judge holds Kobach in contempt in voter registration lawsuit Featured Judge holds Kobach in contempt in voter registration lawsuit Featured
- April 19, 2018

In her ruling , in which she said twice that Kobach acted "disingenuously", Robinson wrote that she found "clear and convincing evidence" that he had disobeyed the preliminary injunction. The ACLU recently filed a motion to hold Kobach in contempt of court for failing to follow through orders. The judge sided with the ACLU and ordered Kobach to allow registration of anyone who tried to register but didn't provide proof of citizenship . (more...)
PM Modi to join world leaders at Commonwealth Summit in London PM Modi to join world leaders at Commonwealth Summit in London
- April 19, 2018

Discussions on strengthening cooperation in the battle against global terrorism, organized crime and cybercrime were also likely. The PM and his British counterpart Theresa May at their bilateral meeting on the eve of the summit assured to give a boost to the grouping. (more...)
New missile attack reported in Syria New missile attack reported in Syria
- April 19, 2018

Global inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earlier this month, Syrian state media reports , after they had waited for days in the capital for permission from Syrian and Russian authorities. (more...)