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Catalonia independence: Carles Puigdemont withdraws bid for presidency

Catalonia independence: Carles Puigdemont withdraws bid for presidency He is now recommending Jordi Sanchez, a former head of a pro-secession group, as an alternate candidate. But the separatist crisis has hurt tourism and the regional economy. He said in a video message posted on a website that under current conditions, standing aside and letting someone else lead Catalonia was the way to get a new government. [Full Article...]

Google doodle celebrates 153rd birth anniversary of India's first lady doctor

Google doodle celebrates 153rd birth anniversary of India's first lady doctor It shows her holding her degree and wearing a stethoscope. While she may be the first female doctor in India, her doodle appears in several Google homepages such as Google UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. She died on tuberculosis early the next year on February 26, 1887 before turning 22. Though Joshi could not execute her dream of opening a medical college for women, she did inspire subse... [Full Article...]

Christians in Kerala observe Good Friday

Christians in Kerala observe Good Friday Penitents carry heavy crosses and bare their backs for flagellation-getting beaten until they bleed by men portraying Roman soldiers. Here are all the places that are closed on Good Friday 2018. "Just being in the light of God and really seeing that Jesus died for our sins", said Stefania Perdomo, attendee. We are also promised that the suffering we are invited to bear, when joined to Jesus Chri... [Full Article...]

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) Sends Strong Warning To Perpetrators Of Violence In Bihar

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) Sends Strong Warning To Perpetrators Of Violence In Bihar Nawada District Magistrate Kaushal Kumar said that as soon as the news spread, a protest erupted, leading to violent clashes between two communities. According to reports from Nawada, shops were torched and vehicles were badly damaged in the violence. [Full Article...]

Sushma Swaraj, Japanese PM discuss ways to strengthen bilateral ties

Sushma Swaraj, Japanese PM discuss ways to strengthen bilateral ties Swaraj attended the 9th India-Japan Foreign Minister's Strategic Dialogue in Tokyo . Upon her arrival at Tokyo , she was received by Indian ambassador in Japan Sujan Chinoy and ambassador Hideaki Hoshi of the ministry of foreign affairs of Japan. [Full Article...]

USA ambassador's reported dig at Abbas draws Palestinian ire

USA ambassador's reported dig at Abbas draws Palestinian ire Adding, "if Abbas creates a vacuum, I am convinced that someone else will fill it, and then we will move forward [with the peace process]". "During his time as US Ambassador to Israel, he has worked tirelessly to advocate and legitimize Israeli violations while dehumanizing Palestinians, inciting against the Palestinian national movement, and now even calling for a change of leadership in Palest... [Full Article...]

Ashok Gehlot to replace Janardhan Dwivedi in AICC rejig

Ashok Gehlot to replace Janardhan Dwivedi in AICC rejig A press release by the AICC read, "The party appreciates the hard work and contribution of Shri". Satav replaces Gehlot, who was entrusted the responsibility of AICC general secretary in charge of Gujarat , ahead of assembly polls in the state late past year. [Full Article...]

Man kills mom, walks into police station with 'severed' head

Man kills mom, walks into police station with 'severed' head An officer with Murbad police said, "On Wednesday night, we were informed that a man in his fifties was lying lifeless behind a hotel in Murbad". The Reidsville Police Department is investigating a shooting involving an officer. The department said the officers suffered scrapes and abrasions, but neither was cut or stabbed during the fight. He is also facing charges for possessing a quantity of ... [Full Article...]

Tusk 'absolutely sure' EU will accept controversial Brexit treaty

Tusk 'absolutely sure' EU will accept controversial Brexit treaty Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn raised the pressure on May on Monday when he said he backed the United Kingdom remaining in the customs union, a move that would largely solve the problem of keeping the Irish border invisible and make it easier for the United Kingdom to trade with the EU. [Full Article...]

Top EPA official: Pruitt's condo rental met ethics rules

Top EPA official: Pruitt's condo rental met ethics rules Her husband, Steven Hart, is chairman and CEO of Williams and Jensen PLLC , a lobbying firm with several energy industry clients regulated by the EPA. The EPA also obtained a copy of Pruitt's lease and past rent checks on Thursday, after the news of the arrangement first broke. Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is expected to frame the initiative as eliminatin... [Full Article...]

Easter and inspiration of Jesus' leadership

Easter and inspiration of Jesus' leadership While all agree Easter services remain among the best-attended of the year, area clergy wonder if most who mark Easter remember the reason for the day. St Paul provided an explanation in his letter to the Christians in Rome. In The Case for Christ , Strobel reviewed the medical evidence for Jesus' death on the cross with physician and research scientist Alexander Metherell, who concluded the id... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu in hospital for tests

Netanyahu in hospital for tests Because there is no vice prime minister, there must be a vote to declare a temporary prime minister if Netanyahu undergoes tests that require sedation. In the two other cases in which police have already recommended that Netanyahu be charged with bribery, the final decision about whether to prosecute rests with the Israeli attorney general. [Full Article...]

Forecast: Sunny, warm today in the Omaha area; cooler on the weekend

Forecast: Sunny, warm today in the Omaha area; cooler on the weekend Elsewhere, late Saturday night into early Sunday , the Nebraska Panhandle and parts of central Nebraska could receive "several inches of snow, " Miller said. Sunday night: Mostly clear, low around 21. Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. [Full Article...]

Company to watch out for: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

About 7.79 million shares traded or 28.62% up from the average. salesforce.com, inc. The company has market cap of $471.60 billion. Another trade for 180,000 shares valued at $12.16M was sold by KELLOGG W K FOUNDATION TRUST . Mitsubishi Ufj Securities Holdg Company holds 0.06% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 320 shares. (NYSE:CRM). Shelton Capital has 5,724 shares. [Full Article...]

Nepal PM to visit India from April 6-8

Nepal PM to visit India from April 6-8 Notwithstanding the changing dynamics, New Delhi is trying to ensure that it retains its influence and relevance in the Nepalese polity. A high-level delegation will accompany Oli on his state visit to India. China, Nepal, and India are important neighbors, and China hopes the three sides can increase benign interactions and achieve joint development, Lu said. [Full Article...]

Congresswoman apologizes for not protecting women in her office

Congresswoman apologizes for not protecting women in her office Two bombshell reports published Thursday night found Esty helped an abusive ex-chief of staff land a new job in OH, even after Esty knew of some of the allegations against the staffer. Baker has not responded to several calls for comment. She then conducted an internal review of her office practices, later learning "the threat of violence was not an isolated incident" but a pattern of behavior b... [Full Article...]

Stansted Airport fire forces terminal evacuation

Stansted Airport fire forces terminal evacuation Bosses at the Essex airport apologised and advised passengers to re-book their flights with their airlines. No injuries were reported. "Due to the earlier evacuation of the terminal, all passengers are now in the process of being rescreened through security". [Full Article...]

Cardinals eye national title — WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Cardinals eye national title — WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL The Mississippi State-Louisville game will be broadcast on ESPN2. All four No. 1 seeds advanced to the Final Four of the 2018 Women's NCAA Tournament . As the No. 1 seed in the Lexington region, Louisville defeated Boise State, Marquette, Stanford and Oregon State by an average of 27.5 points. Mississippi State enters the game 36-1, with the lone loss coming to SC in the SEC Championship game... [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle Definitely Won't Be Wearing Kate Middleton's Tiara at Her Wedding

Meghan Markle Definitely Won't Be Wearing Kate Middleton's Tiara at Her Wedding The police force said the operation for the couple's big way will be "amongst the largest in Thames Valley Police's history". On the actual day of the wedding, the Thames Valley Police announced, visitors driving and taking the train can expect to be stopped and checked. [Full Article...]

Kansas House backs bill pertaining to child abuse deaths

Kansas House backs bill pertaining to child abuse deaths The child ran home and complained to her mother. Cannon urges that anyone who knows a parent who is overburdened or could use some extra support, should encourage him or her to call Dunebrook at (800) 897-0007. Events and activities throughout April 2018 for SAAM include Walks Against Sexual Violence on Wednesday, April 11 starting at the Chalan Kanoa Basketball Court and on Wednesday, April 25,... [Full Article...]


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