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Atlantic hurricane season forecast released

Atlantic hurricane season forecast released They forecast that this year will have a slightly above average season with 14 named storms and seven hurricanes. But the Sunshine State has suffered direct hits from hurricanes two years in a row, and another strong season would suggest the Atlantic Ocean remains in a period of hyperactivity. [Full Article...]

Canada increases trade with U.S., but trade deficit widens

Canada increases trade with U.S., but trade deficit widens China responded by announcing additional tariffs on more than 100 USA products, including a 25 percent levy on such products as soybeans, cars and whiskey. The US imports from China about four times as much as it sells to that country in goods as services, leaving Washington more room than Beijing to tax a greater share of bilateral trade. [Full Article...]

Trump finally breaks silence on porn star

Trump finally breaks silence on porn star Another reporter then asked the president: "Do you know where he got the money to make that payment?" When asked why Cohen made the payment to the porn star, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, Trump refused to answer. The magazine reportedly killed the story after Cohen threated to sue. In case you missed it, Trump said while returning from West Virginia on Air Force One late Thursday afte... [Full Article...]

Whistleblower in HSBC tax evasion scandal arrested in Spain

Whistleblower in HSBC tax evasion scandal arrested in Spain Falciani worked for the Swiss branch of HSBC and became known as the "the man who terrifies the rich" after leaking information in 2008 that alleged HSBC helped clients evade millions of dollars in taxes - a scandal that became known as "Swiss Leaks". [Full Article...]

Caravan's migrants disperse; Mexico grants visas to some

Caravan's migrants disperse; Mexico grants visas to some Even coordinators of the caravan seemed to misunderstand the debate in the US when Trump's endorsed a "nuclear option" for pushing funding for his border wall through Congress . The most recent caravan, organized by the migrant advocacy group Pueblos Sin Fronteras , became controversial after conservative media warned of an "invasion" and Trump targeted the mass movement of Central Americans. [Full Article...]

IPL 2018: Fan Park during play-offs in Bhubaneswar

IPL 2018: Fan Park during play-offs in Bhubaneswar The bench orally observed that though the apprehensions of the petitioner were bona fide, how the game could be stalled just because there was a possibility of match-fixing and other offences. Sampath was involved in investigating the 2013 IPL spot-fixing and betting cases. IPL 2018 will also see the return of two of the old franchises - Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals after their t... [Full Article...]

Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to prison for poaching

Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to prison for poaching He was also acquitted in another poaching case in July 2016. The Bishnoi community have been fighting for rightful action against the star for about 20 years and finally got the result in favour of them. He was found guilty of culpable homicide and sentenced to five years in prison, but the verdict was overturned in a higher court in 2015. Khan, who has never married, was accused of assaulting f... [Full Article...]

N. Korea rights record likely off table at Korean summit

N. Korea rights record likely off table at Korean summit It is not known exactly why the North made a decision to postpone Wednesday's meeting, but a Blue House official who spoke on the condition of anonymity said it appeared Pyongyang needed more time to prepare for the dialogue, possibly because it dealt with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's security. [Full Article...]

Four killed in Turkey university shooting

Four killed in Turkey university shooting Police have arrested the attacker, who is believed to be research fellow at the university, working in the education faculty. The gunman was reportedly a researcher at the Osmangazi University. Footage from the scene showed several police officers and medical staff in the area, while students and university staff were treated at ambulances. The motive behind the attack was not immediately ... [Full Article...]

Philippines to temporary shut popular tourist island

Philippines to temporary shut popular tourist island Philippine Airlines said it supported the government's decision. Only about 47% of the hundreds of establishments are connected to the island's main sewerage treatment plant, with numerous rest possibly maintaining crude septic tanks and others discharging their waste directly into the sea, Mr Alegre said. [Full Article...]

Today's high in 40s; Thursday's high in 60s; snow possible Friday

Today's high in 40s; Thursday's high in 60s; snow possible Friday And threats of snow - yes, more April snow - in parts of New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania on Friday and Saturday . Accumulation: 1. It's too early, too far ahead of the storm to have an approximate accumulation, however the more likely areas to see accumulation would be West Virginia, the higher ridges and mountains. [Full Article...]

TN shutdown strike paralyses normal life

TN shutdown strike paralyses normal life They even hold protests on railway tracks in Salem and Tirunelveli, however, police managed to disperse them. TN has filed an application seeking initiation of contempt against the Centre for not implementing the February 16 judgment on Cauvery dispute. [Full Article...]

Australian Boxer Taylah Robertson Guaranteed To Win Medal

Australian Boxer Taylah Robertson Guaranteed To Win Medal Only seven fighters have entered into the women's 51kg division, meaning that three bouts will be played as quarter-finals, and Robertson received a bye to the semi-finals following a lucky draw. Robertson said she wouldn't stop just at a bronze in what is her debut appearance at the Games. It means she fights her first opponent in the semi-final on Friday, the victor of the bout between England... [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo Blown Away By Juventus Fan Reaction to Bicycle Kick Goal

Cristiano Ronaldo Blown Away By Juventus Fan Reaction to Bicycle Kick Goal In Turin , Juventus was out for revenge after losing the final 4-1 to Madrid previous year. "But if we want to win the Champions League, we need to improve". "Playing against Real Madrid and thinking of keeping two clean sheets is just about impossible, so you have to try to score goals". Ronaldo had scored the first goal within the opening 3 minutes of the match and with the bicycle kick sco... [Full Article...]

Sheriff open to reviewing mansion death evidence

Sheriff open to reviewing mansion death evidence Her mother and sister, Pari Z. Zahau and Mary Zahau-Loehner, ultimately brought a wrongful death suit against Adam Shacknai. Jurors in the wrongful-death trial determined that Adam Shacknai must pay Rebecca Zahau's family $5 million for the loss of her love and companionship, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. [Full Article...]

Outgoing Trump aide McMasters: US should be tougher on Russia

Outgoing Trump aide McMasters: US should be tougher on Russia His intervention, widely seen as a parting shot at Mr Trump who has appointed John Bolton as Mr McMaster's replacement, came ahead of an extraordinary meeting of the Organisation for. The incident prompted the expulsion of Russian diplomats by Britain, the USA and other countries. "Russia employs sophisticated strategies deliberately created to achieve objectives while falling below the target s... [Full Article...]

U.S. condemns Houthi attack on Saudi oil tanker

U.S. condemns Houthi attack on Saudi oil tanker The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia's air defence had intercepted a missile that the armed Houthi movement said it fired at storage tanks belonging to Saudi Aramco oil company. Falling debris killed one person in Riyadh , the first death in the Saudi capital from the Yemen war. The tanker continued on its route "after the rapid intervention of a coaliti... [Full Article...]

Martin Luther King Jr., Robert F. Kennedy and a Speech to Remember

Martin Luther King Jr., Robert F. Kennedy and a Speech to Remember The 1960s were a volatile time in America with the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, King, and Bobby Kennedy, inspiring the 1968 song Abraham, Martin, and John ; protests against the Vietnam War, riots, and Civil Rights marches that were met with violence from KKK members. [Full Article...]

Commonwealth Games: Home hero Pearson 'gutted' to withdraw from Gold Coast

Commonwealth Games: Home hero Pearson 'gutted' to withdraw from Gold Coast Her chances of success at last year's world championships were written off yet she proved the doubters wrong and won her second world title in London. I had a big role to play. "That's why I left it until today to announce it". I did everything I possibly could. The dual Commonwealth Games Gold medal winning athlete further said that the decision has been made purely because of health reasons. [Full Article...]

Brazil's ex- president faces jail

Brazil's ex- president faces jail Mr. Henrique Meirelles, the Finance Minister of Brazil , recently made public his plans to get on board with the Brazilian Democratic Movement political party - its name is often shortened to MDB - and is expected to run for president of Brazil just four months from now. [Full Article...]


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