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School bomb threats not considered genuine

School bomb threats not considered genuine Schools reported receiving worrying emails that their premises would be blown up if they do not hand over cash. More than 400 schools across the United Kingdom, including some in our region, have received hoax bomb threats. They are working to determine the nature of the reports and are speaking directly with the schools and local authorities but at this time there is not thought to be any direc... [Full Article...]

Turkey says its forces take control of Syrian town of Afrin

Turkey says its forces take control of Syrian town of Afrin Ankara says the YPG is an extension of the PKK, a marxist Kurdish militant group that has been waging an insurgency in southeast Turkey since the 1980s. The Damascus suburb, which is being invaded by the Syrian military, saw over 20,000 people flee on Sunday alone, according to Russian Federation, with some 68,000 having left overall, many in just the past week. [Full Article...]

Turkish troops seize Syrian town center from Kurdish fighters

Turkish troops seize Syrian town center from Kurdish fighters Syrian President Bashar Assad visited troops Sunday on the front line in the newly captured areas of eastern Ghouta , near the capital Damascus, hailing their recent advances as a part of a larger battle against global terrorism. The Observatory said that almost 200,000 people have fled the region of Afrin over the past days and entered government-controlled areas nearby, adding that 11 people ... [Full Article...]

Australia PM meets Suu Kyi, to raise human rights concerns

Australia PM meets Suu Kyi, to raise human rights concerns Myanmar is a majority Buddhist country and Rohingya Muslims face discrimination and are denied citizenship. Myanmar is hugely sensitive to any external criticism of its actions in the Rohingya crisis, and Mr Razak's pointed comments - delivered while Aung San Suu Kyi was sitting on the stage - will be interpreted as a strong rebuke. [Full Article...]

Russian spy: global team to test Salisbury poison

Russian spy: global team to test Salisbury poison Britain has said Russian Federation used the Soviet-era nerve agent called Novichok to attack Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the first known offensive use of such a weapon on European soil since World War Two. He added: 'I exclude the possibility of any stockpiles of any chemical weapons fleeing Russian Federation after the collapse of the Soviet Union, but there were certain special... [Full Article...]

FSU upsets top-seeded Xavier with furious comeback

FSU upsets top-seeded Xavier with furious comeback After jumping around on the court and hugging, the jubilant Seminoles ran over to their fans in the stands and slapped high-fives. It's FSU's fifth all-time appearance in the Sweet 16 and first since 2011. He hesitated "just to see what they were going to do", he said, and then he "let it fly", and when it swished, Florida State led 71-70 and had a 25-12 run. [Full Article...]

Orlando Tercero charged in Binghamton student's murder, DA reveals cause of death

Orlando Tercero charged in Binghamton student's murder, DA reveals cause of death Clarke High School in East Meadow, including lacrosse. Police in Binghamton say Tercero fled to the Central American Country after the Westbury, Long Island woman was killed in his Oak Street apartment. "The National Police received a request from USA authorities for the location and capture of the delinquent Orlando Enrique Tercero Moreno, 22 years old, who [entered] Nicaragua on Friday, Marc... [Full Article...]

America is on a binge -- 17.5 billion drinks worth

America is on a binge -- 17.5 billion drinks worth USA adults consumed more than 17 billion binge drinks in 2015, or about 470 binge drinks per binge drinker , according to a first-of-its-kind study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Binge drinking was most common among higher income individuals - $75,000 or more per household - but alcohol dependence was more common among people with household income of less than... [Full Article...]

Ola, Uber drivers' strike may hit today's commute

Ola, Uber drivers' strike may hit today's commute The call for strike was made after drivers claimed that they were given big assurances but were unable to cover even their costs on the ground. Similarly, the drivers of Ola-Uber will start committing suicide. The notices were issued under Section 149 of the Criminal Procedure Code to prevent unlawful assembly. "If he does not listen, we may handle the issue Maharashtra Navnirman Sena-style". [Full Article...]

Polio Workers Killed in Pakistan

Polio Workers Killed in Pakistan He said another monitor and the driver of the vehicle escaped unhurt. Health workers in Pakistan vaccinating children against polio have come under attack in recent years by militants, who have targeted anti-polo campaigns since United States intelligence officials used a fake vaccination program as part of the hunt for Osama bin Laden in 2011. [Full Article...]

Life imprisonment for Tara in Beant Singh assassination

Life imprisonment for Tara in Beant Singh assassination On August 31, 1995, then chief minister Beant Singh was killed in an explosion outside the Civil Secretariat in Chandigarh . A noticeable gathering of Sikh activists from all over the Punjab outside Burail jail complex was observable today. [Full Article...]

Hyderabad or Rajkot may host Indias first ever Day-Night Test

Hyderabad or Rajkot may host Indias first ever Day-Night Test The BCCI today finalised Indian teams home series itinerary and picked the two centres for hosting Test matches during the West Indies tour. Before that, India will play a one-off Test against Afghanistan from June 14-18 in Bengaluru. While Mohali, Delhi, Nagpur, Hyderabad, and Ranchi will host five ODIs, Visakhapatnam and Bengaluru have gotten the chance to host the shortest version of the ga... [Full Article...]

AIIMS doctor among 5 dead in Yamuna Expressway accident near Mathura

AIIMS doctor among 5 dead in Yamuna Expressway accident near Mathura The accident took place near Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, and the case was registered under the Surir Kotwali police station area. Rescue personnel rushed the other four - Dr. Along with the three killed, four others were critically injured and taken to the nearby hospital. Later, the injured were shifted to Delhi for treatment, police sources said. [Full Article...]

Former 49er believes he's being blackballed because he knelt with Kaepernick

Former 49er believes he's being blackballed because he knelt with Kaepernick Reid said he unselfishly made the change during the final season of his contract so he could better help the team. Reid is now guilty by association and National Football League owners want him to know that they didn't forget how he bucked the system, challenged them and stood tall against oppressive powers in the face of adversity. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation announces retaliatory measures against UK

Russian Federation announces retaliatory measures against UK Russia's move to sever cultural ties with Britain was announced on the eve of a presidential election which is set to give Vladimir Putin a commanding victory. Putin's opponents alleged officials were trying to inflate the turnout. Observers are focusing on whether the Kremlin's overall turnout will bring support to Putin . [Full Article...]

Bengaluru FC start as favourites against Chennaiyin FC in ISL final

Bengaluru FC start as favourites against Chennaiyin FC in ISL final It's the team that has been earmarked as favourites to win the title since the season began versus the team that has the defensive nous to stop them from doing so. They have kept their unbeaten run intact in the past 10 games and will aim to extend the run in the finals of the competition. Bengaluru tried to make their way back into the game. [Full Article...]

Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc. (PTI) 92.14% away from 20 SMA

Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc. (PTI) 92.14% away from 20 SMA Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The company exchanged hands with 4306348 shares contrast to its average daily volume of 4.45M shares. The stock is trading away to its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by -0.39% and 2.44%, respectively. A moving average can also act as support or resistance. [Full Article...]

Facebook gave no pledges despite Sri Lanka claims

Facebook gave no pledges despite Sri Lanka claims However, the government had previously insisted that it will not unblock access to Facebook unless it agreed to faster reviews of complaints of hate speech posts. However, UNP, the dominant partner of the ruling coalition, said it would not fight against the social media blockage. "The government must act immediately to remove the ban on social media and instead focus on holding to account those... [Full Article...]

FDA moves to cut nicotine in cigarettes

FDA moves to cut nicotine in cigarettes According to the Center for Disease Controls, smoking is the cause of four hundred and eighty thousand deaths a year. The agency is first seeking comment on a number of issues, including potential unintended consequences, such as the creation of a black market for higher nicotine products. [Full Article...]

Spy poisoning: Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats

Spy poisoning: Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal , 66, and his daughter Yulia, were found unconscious on a bench in Britain's Salisbury on March 4. NHS England said Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey, the police officer exposed to the substance while helping the Skripals, is no longer in a critical condition. [Full Article...]


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