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Multiple deaths in bus crash involving junior hockey team from Saskatchewan

Multiple deaths in bus crash involving junior hockey team from Saskatchewan The Nipawin Hawks, which were supposed to meet the Broncos in Game 2 of their SJHL semifinal series on Friday night, said on Facebook the game was cancelled. "Therefore, we have limited information available". Three of them were in critical condition, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police told CNN network partner CTV. [Full Article...]

Facebook to scrutinize political ads ahead of Pakistan's general elections

Facebook to scrutinize political ads ahead of Pakistan's general elections Strategic Advsrs Limited Company accumulated 25,680 shares. New York-based Rafferty Asset Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. According to a filing the fund increased its stake in Texas Instrs Inc (NASDAQ:TXN) by 74,238 shares to 877,939 shares, valued at $91.69 million in 2017Q4. [Full Article...]

PM Oli invites Indian industry to invest in Nepal

PM Oli invites Indian industry to invest in Nepal Sources said Oli conveyed to Modi that Nepal would address India's genuine concerns over security and other matters. Addressing a roundtable meeting with Indian business community today, Oli, who is on a three-day visit to the southern neighbour, said that Nepal's sole objective after the institutionalisation of political gains is economic transformation and the government will do everything p... [Full Article...]

Scandal around Facebook's data privacy

Scandal around Facebook's data privacy The government has asked for a response by April 7. Facebook Canada said on Wednesday that more than 600,000 Canadians had their data "improperly shared" with Cambridge Analytica . Facebook says the new labeling will appear on ads later this Spring. It also faces a Federal Trade Commission probe and questions from 37 USA states and territories. [Full Article...]

Trump deploys military to secure US-Mexico border to check 'illegal migration'

Trump deploys military to secure US-Mexico border to check 'illegal migration' Two UH-72 Lakota helicopters are prepared for takeoff at the Armed Forces Reserve Center at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Friday, April 6, 2018 , in Austin, Texas. On Thursday, he credited the Mexican legal system for dispersing the caravan of migrants and praised his administration for a dramatic drop in the number of immigrants crossing the Southwest border . [Full Article...]

Afghanistan accuses Pakistan of violating its airspace

Afghanistan accuses Pakistan of violating its airspace A day earlier, Afghanistan alleged that Pakistan jets had dropped four bombs in the Afghan border province of Kunar, and warned that such strikes could damage relations. Military officials of the two countries met on Thursday in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi, where Pakistan shared details of the operations with Afghanistan, it added. [Full Article...]

Predators top Capitals, win first ever Presidents' Trophy

Predators top Capitals, win first ever Presidents' Trophy Philipp Grubauer made 25 saves and strengthened his case to be Washington's Game 1 playoff starter over 2016 Vezina Trophy victor Braden Holtby. After reaching the Stanley Cup Final a year ago the Nashville Predators have come back in 2017-18 and will finish the regular season as the NHL's top team. [Full Article...]

Mexican President Blasts Trump's Rhetoric About Southern Border

Mexican President Blasts Trump's Rhetoric About Southern Border They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. "When do we beat Mexico at the border?" "It is a far more prosperous, wealthy area than the rest of Mexico", he said . "Even in the night, it's not hot, but the cold assaults you", Carlos Francisco Portillo, a former soldier from El Salvador, said of the long walk. "So we have to change our laws", he said. [Full Article...]

Corey Knebel will miss at least six weeks

Corey Knebel will miss at least six weeks Chicago first baseman Anthony Rizzo was a late scratch with a lower back strain. "I'm not overly concerned". Brewers All-Star closer Corey Knebel will undergo an MRI exam Friday to determine the severity of a hamstring injury he suffered in Thursday's blowout loss to the Cubs in Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported . [Full Article...]

Panthers LB Thomas Davis tests positive for banned substance

Panthers LB Thomas Davis tests positive for banned substance Now he's asking for the benefit of the doubt. Those type of supplements are easily available over the counter. Davis said an estrogen blocker triggered a positive test. He acted genuinely remorseful for the positive test and insisted he was not a cheater. That privacy probably helps players in most cases, but in others there is ambiguity where there shouldn't be any. [Full Article...]

Justice Department announces 'zero-tolerance' policy on illegal border crossings

Justice Department announces 'zero-tolerance' policy on illegal border crossings The policy affects offenses under 8 U.S.C. ยง 1325 (a), which the Department of Justice (DOJ) says prohibits both illegal entry and attempted illegal entry. According to CNN , Chief of Staff John Kelly does not share the President's devotion, reportedly pressing for Pruitt's firing before more damning stories surface. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom 'playing with fire' in Skripal affair, Russian Federation warns

United Kingdom 'playing with fire' in Skripal affair, Russian Federation warns British authorities blame Russian Federation for what they say was poisoning with a military-grade Soviet-developed nerve agent called Novichok . Yulia Skripal, 33, said in a statement released by British police that her "strength is growing daily" and she expressed gratitude to those who came to her aid when she and her father were found unconscious on a bench a month ago. [Full Article...]

Menendez brothers who killed parents reunited in prison

Menendez brothers who killed parents reunited in prison The Menendez brothers have been reunited inside a California prison after more than two decades apart. Prosecutors argued during the high-profile trial that the the young men had killed their successful parents to inherit their multi-million-dollar estate. [Full Article...]

India opens contest for more than 100 fighter jets

India opens contest for more than 100 fighter jets According to the report published by Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses in November 2017, six squadrons of MiG 21 and two squadrons of MIG 27 will get retired by 2025, whereas one squadron of jaguar fighter jet is due to retire by 2027. [Full Article...]

How much ammo does China have for a trade war?

How much ammo does China have for a trade war? It added: "If the United States disregards the opposition of China and the global community, and insists on unilateralist and protectionist trade practices, the Chinese side will follow through to the end and will not hesitate to fight back at any cost". [Full Article...]

White House postpones planned Trump summit with Gulf leaders

White House postpones planned Trump summit with Gulf leaders Donald Trump will again snub the annual White House correspondents' dinner, organizers said Friday, amid an escalation of attacks by the president on the U.S. You might recall controversies surrounding last year's event when it seemed like Trump would attend. The news behind the news on the president, administration and everything that happens in the White House is always in ... [Full Article...]

Texas Republican Farenthold Quits Congress Amid Sex-Harassment Probe

Texas Republican Farenthold Quits Congress Amid Sex-Harassment Probe Late a year ago, when Farenthold said that he would not seek re-election to a fifth term, he also pledged to repay the settlement made to his former communications director, Lauren Greene. "As I have said repeatedly, Congress must hold ourselves to a higher standard and regain the trust of the American people", Stivers said. A businessman and self-described radio sidekick who was new to politics... [Full Article...]

United Nations surprised by Netanyahu's flip-flop, urges him to reconsider cancelation

United Nations surprised by Netanyahu's flip-flop, urges him to reconsider cancelation The Prime Minister's Office said in a statement that the original mass deportation plan was canceled "because of legal considerations and political difficulties on behalf of third-party countries". "This agreement will ensure that protection is provided to those who need it". The agreement was created to end the possibility of forced deportations of thousands of migrants from Israel to Rwanda. [Full Article...]

Canadian junior hockey team bus involved in fatal crash, report says

Canadian junior hockey team bus involved in fatal crash, report says Officials have confirmed that there are fatalities as well as injuries but they are unable to confirm how many people are dead or injured. Further details aren't The bus was on its way to Nipawin for a game against the Hawks. It happened on Highway 35, about 30 kilometres north of Tisdale at the junction of Highway 335. For those travelling in the area, please use extreme caution around emergency ... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens $100bn in additional U.S. tariffs on China

Trump threatens $100bn in additional U.S. tariffs on China He's threatening to light American agriculture on fire. The threats have spooked financial markets, in part because the Trump administration has given different explanations for what Trump is trying to do. China is the biggest foreign holder of U.S. Treasury debt, owning about $1.17 trillion. "Does the USA have a plan to actually pursue and at least partly win this trade war?" Trump has demand... [Full Article...]


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