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Al-Shabab attack kills dozens of Ugandan troops in Somalia

Al-Shabab attack kills dozens of Ugandan troops in Somalia But it still retains a strong presence in the regions outside the capital. Four other Ugandans were injured, Karemire told The Associated Press . Avoid fake news! Subscribe to the Standard SMS service and receive factual, verified breaking news as it happens. [Full Article...]

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook The goal, the company said , is to make its privacy tools easier to find and understand. "People think that we don't care about privacy, but that's not true", Zuckerberg said at the time. Mark Zuckerberg is preparing to testify before Congress , CNN reported Tuesday, citing anonymous sources, Business Insider reports. But it is possible that Cambridge Analytica reports still has the person... [Full Article...]

Carlos Alvarado elected president of Costa Rica

Carlos Alvarado elected president of Costa Rica The electoral authorities also expect a higher abstention rate than the 35 percent registered in the first round, as noted in past elections, also combined with the Easter holiday. Fabricio Alvarado has threatened to remove Costa Rica from the court's jurisdiction if he wins. His rival, Fabricio Alvarado Muñoz, a 43-year-old former TV journalist known for religious dance songs, quickly conced... [Full Article...]

Russia Tells 23 Countries that Envoys Must Go

Russia Tells 23 Countries that Envoys Must Go And 26 countries, including the USA, kicked out more than 150 Russian diplomats in response, NBC News reported. Among the other countries that had similarly been told to pull their envoys were the Netherlands , Sweden , the Czech Republic , Finland , Lithuania and Norway. [Full Article...]

Shark attacks paddleboarder off Hawaii's Big Island

Shark attacks paddleboarder off Hawaii's Big Island Four people were injured in those incidents. It happened just after 9:30 Saturday morning near the Four Seasons Resort at Hualalai. They said he is a 25-year-old resident of the community at Kukio Golf and Beach Club and had been out paddleboarding with his father. [Full Article...]

Bihar communal violence: Union minister Aswini Kumar Choubey's son Arijit arrested

Bihar communal violence: Union minister Aswini Kumar Choubey's son Arijit arrested When his anticipatory bail got denied then he respected the court's decision & surrendered himself. However, Police on the wee hours of Sunday claimed that Shashwat was arrested. Choubey also accused the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government of "failing" to deal with the situation in that state. Later he was whisked away to Bhagalpur by road for production before the court. [Full Article...]

Statement of the Police on Shopian gunfights

Statement of the Police on Shopian gunfights The death of Lt Umar Fayaz, who was brutally killed in Shopian past year, has been avenged. Previous year was the deadliest of this decade in the region, with more than 200 alleged militants killed in a counter-insurgency offensive dubbed "Operation All Out". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says 'Dreamers' will not be protected from deportation

Donald Trump says 'Dreamers' will not be protected from deportation In one tweet , Trump eloquently wrote , "NO MORE DACA DEAL", along with a string of reasons why he has flopped back to the disapproval of the program that supports dreamers. And in those states where Democrats are playing defense, President Donald Trump carried 10 of them in the 2016 election. Proposed DACA deals crafted by lawmakers also were not open to new participants. [Full Article...]

Expelled Russians arrive home as Moscow warns against travel to Britain

Expelled Russians arrive home as Moscow warns against travel to Britain We take note of all incidents of this kind and draw conclusions. The five-year ban on entry into Ukraine will be applicable to 48 employees of the Russian embassy in the United States and 12 of Russia's mission at the United Nations in New York City, who were deported from the USA on March 26. [Full Article...]

Immigrant 'caravan' heading to US-Mexico border sparks Trump's concern

Immigrant 'caravan' heading to US-Mexico border sparks Trump's concern Migrants have many names for the trains, such as El tren de los desconocidos (the train of the unknowns) and El tren de la muerte (the train of death). "The Democrats blew it". "Border Patrol Agents are not allowed to properly do their job at the Border because of ridiculous liberal (Democrat) laws like Catch & Release", Trump said in his first tweet . [Full Article...]

Karnataka polls: BJP brings out 'chargesheet' against Congress government

Karnataka polls: BJP brings out 'chargesheet' against Congress government Mr Siddaramaiah said these funds are not a special grant to Karnataka and they go into the state budget. Shah's main thrust would be to attract Congress supporters to his party. He further said: "The people of Karnataka have made up their minds to overthrow the Siddaramaiah government". Senior BJP leaders Ananth Kumar and BS Yeddyurappa accompanied Amit Shah . [Full Article...]

Friends, neighbors paint uneven picture of family killed in NorCal crash

Friends, neighbors paint uneven picture of family killed in NorCal crash Hannah Hart, 16; Sierra Hart, 12; and Devonte were also believed to have been in the SUV, and authorities continued to search for their remains. "We know that an entire family vanished and perished during this tragedy", Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman said in a statement. [Full Article...]

12 die in gun battles between Indian security forces, suspected militants

12 die in gun battles between Indian security forces, suspected militants Reports said that three soldiers have been also injured during the encounter and around 7-8 terrorists are trapped in the isolated areas. The Army said on Sunday that it lost two men in fierce gun battles which led to the killing in Jammu and Kashmir of eight militants including those who abducted and killed Lt Ummer Fayaz in May past year. [Full Article...]

Let's Play Two Baseball Tournament roundup: Potomac wins first title since 2009

Let's Play Two Baseball Tournament roundup: Potomac wins first title since 2009 The Black Hills State University softball team hit eight homes runs as it swept New Mexico Highlands University 15-5 and 4-1 Saturday afternoon in Las Vegas, New Mexico. "He's going to be a middle-of-the-lineup hitter, he's going to pitch a lot of innings for us". COLGAN 8, MARSHALL 4: The Sharks (5-2) scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull away for the win at the Let's Pl... [Full Article...]

Southgate, fans criticise VAR after Italy penalty

Southgate, fans criticise VAR after Italy penalty Leicester City striker Vardy feels confusion around VAR is not helping players or fans ahead of its implementation at the World Cup in Russian Federation and thinks displaying more information on stadium screens could be a way forward. However, Vardy doesn't think the problem is a lack of education to the players. Kane is now rehabilitating from an ankle injury and is set to return to action for... [Full Article...]

European Union calls for probe into killing of 16 Palestinians by Israel

European Union calls for probe into killing of 16 Palestinians by Israel Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch, also noted that " Israeli allegations of violence by some protesters do not change the fact that using lethal force is banned by worldwide law except to meet an imminent threat to life". [Full Article...]

Civilian dead, 50 injured as 11 militants killed (Fourth Lead)

Civilian dead, 50 injured as 11 militants killed (Fourth Lead) Eyewitnesses said protesters pelted stones around the sites of encounter at Dragad and Kachdoora in Shopian district. In Kachdooru village police sources claim three militants were killed and three army personnel have been injured till now. [Full Article...]

2017-18 All-Chippewa County Girls Basketball - First Team

2017-18 All-Chippewa County Girls Basketball - First Team We don't boast about what we did. "There's definitely going to be some personnel issues that we're going to have to iron out", Hayes said. Her season high previous year was 22. She'd continue to do those kinds of things for the remainder of the season. "Teams knew he was a knock-down 3-point shooter and often times drew the other teams best defender because of his perimeter threat". [Full Article...]

South Korea, US begin massive military drill

South Korea, US begin massive military drill The computer-simulated Key Resolve will be held for two weeks starting in mid-April. "I believe it would greatly help ensure the success of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games if you could express an intention to delay joint South Korea-U.S. [Full Article...]

Labour activist Eddie Izzard calls for party to remove 'stain of anti-Semitism

Labour activist Eddie Izzard calls for party to remove 'stain of anti-Semitism Lord Sugar sent the image as Mr Corbyn said his party "must do better" in dealing with anti-Semitism. "I am committed to ensuring the Labour Party is a welcoming and secure place for Jewish people". Garrard claimed that Labour's leadership had in effect "supported and endorsed" acts of antisemitism. Mr Corbyn said: "I sincerely regret that I did not look more closely at the image I was com... [Full Article...]


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