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African countries agree free trade agreement, Nigeria yet to sign

African countries agree free trade agreement, Nigeria yet to sign The African Heads of States and Governments pose during African Union (AU) Summit for the agreement to establish the African Continental Free Trade Area in Kigali, Rwanda, on March 21, 2018. Proponents of the deal argue that African economies on their own are too small to support economic diversification and industrialisation on their own and will benefit from having a unified platform to negotiat... [Full Article...]

All you need to know about today's Rajya Sabha polls

Voting is taking place for 33 Rajya Sabha seats today. 17 Rajya Sabha seats for the Bharatiya Janaya Party and 12 from the Congress will be filled next month in April as three nominated members including actress Rekha, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and social worker Anu Aga will retire. [Full Article...]

Following A Horrific Mass Stranding In Australia, Hundreds Of Whales Died

Following A Horrific Mass Stranding In Australia, Hundreds Of Whales Died The surviving five whales have been moved to deeper waters, but there is still a risk they could return to dry land. Incident controller Jeremy Chick said the strength of the animals and the windy and possibly wet weather conditions will affect when and where they tried to move the survivors out to sea. [Full Article...]

Totem Infra promoter, director arrested for cheating UBI

Totem Infra promoter, director arrested for cheating UBI CBI on Friday arrested Andhra Pradesh businessman Salalith Tottempudi and his wife Kavita Tottempudi, known to be close to a senior state politician, in its probe related to a Rs 1,400 crore fraud, allegedly committed by them on eight banks through their firm Totem Infrastructure Ltd. [Full Article...]

Senior US diplomat, Taiwan leader speak at Taipei event

Senior US diplomat, Taiwan leader speak at Taipei event Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alex Wong said on Wednesday, in comments certain to anger Beijing . China claims Taiwan as its own and considers the self-ruled island a wayward province, which Xi said on Tuesday would face the "punishment of history" for any attempt at separatism. [Full Article...]

POLICE BLOTTER: Driver charged with DUI after Amity crash

POLICE BLOTTER: Driver charged with DUI after Amity crash Crow stopped when an officer drew his Taser. The driver of the truck that was on its side told police that a number of his utility crews from New Jersey were heading back to their hotel on Bank Road after having dinner at the 99 Restaurant. [Full Article...]

Craigslist closes its personals section after sex trafficking bill passes

Craigslist closes its personals section after sex trafficking bill passes Craigslist , which was created by Craig Newmark, connects people based on what city they're in to get them what they need, whether that be housing, a piece of furniture, or a platonic friend. It added that it was "regretfully" taking its personal ads offline, but would hopefully "bring them back some day". What do you think about the Craigslist personals being shut down? FOSTA "will silence ... [Full Article...]

Trump Considers Vetoing Omnibus Bill Because It Abandons DACA Recipients

Trump Considers Vetoing Omnibus Bill Because It Abandons DACA Recipients In addition to keeping the government operating, the bill includes $654.6 billion in defense spending, $1.571 billion for 33 miles of fencing along the U.S. "I am just down the street and will bring you a pen", Corker said. This spending bill was no different. While calling it a "ridiculous situation", Trump said the spending plan was important because it increases money for the military. [Full Article...]

Florida school shooting survivors set to speak at Harvard

Florida school shooting survivors set to speak at Harvard The brother of suspected Florida high school shooter Nikolas Cruz was arrested on Monday afternoon for trespassing at the school where 17 people were shot dead last month, according to the Broward County Sheriff' Office. Despite Nikolas's obsession with guns, Deschamps promised to take care of the boys just before Lynda Cruz died. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students, front the le... [Full Article...]

Fired Rex Tillerson says farewell to 'a very mean-spirited town'

Fired Rex Tillerson says farewell to 'a very mean-spirited town' Others in Trump's administration didn't see it the same way, and Tillerson quickly found himself on the receiving end of negative reports, leaks from his rivals and mounting speculation about his future until being abruptly fired last week, four hours after returning from Africa. [Full Article...]

One Crew Drowns, 11 Missing After Sand-Mining Vessel Capsizes

One Crew Drowns, 11 Missing After Sand-Mining Vessel Capsizes Three have been rescued, one was found dead and 11 remained missing, said MMEA. A year ago two foreign vessels manned by Chinese crew were seized off Malaysia's west coast for allegedly conducting illegal sand-dredging. He also said that they had sought the assistance of the Royal Malaysian Navy divers to help rescue the trapped crew. There were 18 crew members on the vessel, including one Mal... [Full Article...]

Pope Francis confirms visit and will say mass in the Phoenix Park

Pope Francis confirms visit and will say mass in the Phoenix Park The Pontiff will lead the World Meeting of Families in Croke Park in August, on a two-day visit - full details of which days have yet to be revealed. "I would be very keen that that could still be considered". At the time, UTV television quoted the late Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness of Northern Ireland as saying: "I think there is no prospect whatsoever of him coming to Ireland and him... [Full Article...]

Ravi Shankar Prasad alleges Congress' links with Cambridge Analytica

Ravi Shankar Prasad alleges Congress' links with Cambridge Analytica British data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica is accused of illegally harvesting data of about 50 million Facebook users. Prasad quoted a Economic Times report from October 2017 that revealed that the Congress party had roped in the controversial agency to run their 2019 and termed it as their 'Brahmastra' against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. [Full Article...]

Puppy Love | They really are good for your health!

Puppy Love | They really are good for your health! Steve hopes to raise awareness of the care and consideration needed before buying a puppy. It was created to celebrate the magic and unconditional love that puppies bring to our lives. If you're not ready to do that, it's a great day to donate to one. The survey also revealed that more than a quarter (26%) said the amount of damage the puppy caused to the house played a key role in them giving... [Full Article...]

Intercaste marriage: Kerala bride stabbed to death by father on wedding eve

Intercaste marriage: Kerala bride stabbed to death by father on wedding eve The girl has been identified as Athira and her father, Rajan, has been taken into custody by the police. According to police sources, the couple with their family members had discussed their disagreements at a near by police station, it is only after that the father had agreed to the wedding. [Full Article...]

Manziel works out at United States dollars pro day for 13 National Football League teams

Manziel works out at United States dollars pro day for 13 National Football League teams Sharpe gave Kaepernick, who had more success in the National Football League than Manziel , some advice: Try to do the same thing as Manziel , floating the idea of Kaepernick throwing at a workout for a historically black college. Along the way he developed a reputation for partying and appeared to develop an outlandish ego, even referring to himself as 'Money Manziel '. "I know I've rubbed p... [Full Article...]

Amid controversy , Siddaramaiah government officially gives minority status to Lingayats

Amid controversy , Siddaramaiah government officially gives minority status to Lingayats Out of 224 seats in the state assembly, 100 are dominated by the community. Sources added minister for food and civil supplies Ram Vilas Paswan was among those who straight away pointed out that under the existing law, only Dalits belonging to Hindu, Buddhist and Sikh communities were entitled to quotas in jobs and educational institutions. [Full Article...]

Bihar: Explosion in illegal firecracker unit kills 5, injures 18

Bihar: Explosion in illegal firecracker unit kills 5, injures 18 The incident took place on Friday morning, around 5 am. Fire tenders immediately reached the spot to douse the flames. Eighteen people suffered injuries, four of whom were in serious condition, the DM said, adding that the seriously injured were taken to the Patna Medical College and Hospital. [Full Article...]

Police Officers Save Choking Baby's Life

Police Officers Save Choking Baby's Life Matabeleland North police spokesperson Inspector Siphiwe Makonese said yesterday that the matter had not yet reached her office.Cst Choenda was transferred from Tsholotsho Police Station to Jotsholo in 2016 after a villager attacked him for allegedly sleeping with his wife. [Full Article...]

Three Men Arrested on Suspicion of Burglary

Three Men Arrested on Suspicion of Burglary The suspect fled on foot, but the homeowner was able to get a description before losing the location of the suspect. The report was sent to a Gig Harbor police detective. The officers made contact with the man and his wife, the wife said she heard about three shots while on her porch earlier that evening. Police were making a routine check of the property but had also received a tip there might ... [Full Article...]


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