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Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ Prices Reduced Due to Samsung Galaxy S9 Launch Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ Prices Reduced Due to Samsung Galaxy S9 Launch
- April 03, 2018

Modern camera sensor technology already put Samsung in a good starting position, as CMOS sensors were already capable of rapidly exposing images and lowering distortion. After this new price cut, the Samsung Galaxy S8 now starts at Rs 49,990, making it a noteworthy option in this price segment despite its age. The above is made possible via an update for the AOD feature with version 3.2.26.4 being the latest. (more...)
Man shot in neck during officer-involved shooting at Zebulon gas station Man shot in neck during officer-involved shooting at Zebulon gas station
- April 02, 2018

Those who are named in police reports have not been convicted of any crime or violation. A third investigation is being undertaken by the Coroner. The police auto followed and the vehicle then stopped again. Police say no officers were injured in the incident. The officer quickly moved away and called for backup. (more...)
Spy poisoning crisis escalates: Russian Federation expels diplomats from 23 countries Spy poisoning crisis escalates: Russian Federation expels diplomats from 23 countries
- April 02, 2018

It said it had declared persona non grata 58 diplomats in Moscow and two general consulate officials in Yekaterinburg in the row over the poisoning of former Russian double-agent Sergei Skripal on March 4 . That number wasn't immediately clear. And 26 countries, including the US, kicked out more than 150 Russian diplomats in response, NBC News reported. (more...)
SC to hear TN Cauvery plea on Monday SC to hear TN Cauvery plea on Monday
- April 02, 2018

The petition sought clarification from the court whether it is open to the Central government to frame the scheme under 6 (A) at variance with the recommendations contained in the report of the Cauvery water dispute tribunal regarding Cauvery Management Board . (more...)
US Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Terror Victims' Lawsuit Against Palestinians US Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Terror Victims' Lawsuit Against Palestinians
- April 02, 2018

Gassan Baloul, a lawyer for the Palestinian defendants, said he was "gratified" that the Supreme Court refused to hear the case. Former Solicitor General Theodore Olson, an attorney for the family members, appealed the decision to the Supreme Court, arguing that the lower court opinion would "cut the heart out of a vital federal statute". (more...)
Autopsy prompts more protests over killing of Stephon Clark in Sacramento Autopsy prompts more protests over killing of Stephon Clark in Sacramento
- April 02, 2018

The incident came amid protests over the fatal police shooting of Stephon Clark . The coroner's investigation was independent from the police and the state justice department, the statement said. The California Highway Patrol said a pedestrian "who may have been a protester" was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. - A police vehicle struck a 61-year-old woman Saturday night in Sacramento as it drove away from protestors demonstrating against the police killing of Stephon Clark . (more...)
Sabah journalists association expresses concern over Anti Fake News Bill Sabah journalists association expresses concern over Anti Fake News Bill
- April 02, 2018

Echoing President Donald Trump's derision of the mainstream media, the anchors warn millions of unsuspecting viewers that "T$3 his is extremely unsafe to our democracy". However the poll also found that Americans, with the exception of those who identified as Republicans, still trusted major news brand over this president. (more...)
Deputies Arrest One Suspect in Armed Robbery of Spring Valley Gas Station Deputies Arrest One Suspect in Armed Robbery of Spring Valley Gas Station
- April 02, 2018

Moreno Valley - Two people were arrested in connection with an early morning armed robbery on March 28 in which the victim was pepper sprayed, punched, and had his auto keys and cash stolen. Officers arrived and saw the suspect trying to hide in a stairwell. He has no permanent address and told police he lives on the streets. Mingo has been charged with armed robbery, kidnapping and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to police and jail records. (more...)
2 notorious IS members say revoking United Kingdom citizenship unfair 2 notorious IS members say revoking United Kingdom citizenship unfair
- April 02, 2018

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, from London, were captured by Kurdish forces in Syria in January. They spoke openly of their membership in the Islamic State group but refused to say what their role was. It said he "earned a reputation for waterboarding, mock executions and crucifixions while serving as an (ISIL) jailer". Both Kotey and Elsheikh are designated terrorists by the U.S., which says they have used "exceptionally cruel" torture methods. (more...)
Trump Wants Senate To Go 'Nuclear' To Pass Border Wall Funding Trump Wants Senate To Go 'Nuclear' To Pass Border Wall Funding
- April 02, 2018

Trump ended the program a year ago, but gave Congress six months to pass legislation enshrining it. Trump's comments were followed by a call to action: Congress must "use the nuclear option if necessary" - using a Senate maneuver to lower the threshold to break a filibuster from 60 votes to 51, weaking the power of the minority party - to pass border security legislation. (more...)
Oklahoma teachers are demanding higher wages and more funding Oklahoma teachers are demanding higher wages and more funding
- April 02, 2018

In my research, I have found that the surge of non-teaching staff in public schools has been occurring across America since at least 1950 and, at least since 1992, to no measurable positive relationship between this increased staffing and student outcomes. (more...)
Man injured in officer-involved shooting in Zebulon Man injured in officer-involved shooting in Zebulon
- April 02, 2018

Officer Arena and Officer Torres were conducting proactive patrol because of the burglaries and came across a man riding a bicycle. Gick pulled off the street into an alley, reached into his waistband and pulled out a Powerline Co2.177 caliber BB gun that looked like a 9 mm semi-automatic handgun, according to Deputy Chief of Police Pat Robinson. (more...)
Israel reaches landmark deal with United Nations to resettle African migrants Israel reaches landmark deal with United Nations to resettle African migrants
- April 02, 2018

Moves to expel African asylum seekers were largely popular with the right-wing government's base, which viewed them as economic migrants who had entered the country illegally in search of work. Numerous migrants say they came to Israel to seek asylum after fleeing persecution, conflict, and in the case of Eritreans, forced, lifelong conscription to its army, but Israeli authorities regard them as economic migrants . (more...)
China says space station burns up over South Pacific China says space station burns up over South Pacific
- April 02, 2018

Tiangong-1 performed six rendezvous and docking tests, with the uncrewed Shenzhou-8 and crewed Shenzhou-9 and -10 spacecraft in 2011, 2012 and 2013 respectively. No one on the ground was injured. China's future permanent space station is expected to comprise a large core module and two smaller ancillary modules, and will be in service early in the next decade, the Asian nation says. (more...)
Rain Back In Our Forecast This Week Rain Back In Our Forecast This Week
- April 02, 2018

Spotty showers will be possible Wednesday afternoon. Hail is possible. The tornado threat is very low, but not zero. Expect partly cloudy skies Monday, with light southerly winds and a warm afternoon high in the lower 80°s. However, given colder air at higher elevations several inches of snow fell over the mountains north and west of the DC area. Elsewhere turning less cold with rain gradually giving way to showers. (more...)
Bharat bandh over SC/ST ruling: Trains blocked, exams postponed in Punjab Bharat bandh over SC/ST ruling: Trains blocked, exams postponed in Punjab
- April 02, 2018

At some places, the protesters have also blocked national and state highways. The Supreme Court's March 20 judgment had said the abuse of the law of arrest under the Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, required it to shield honest public servants discharging their duty from such blackmail. (more...)
New Book Alleges Kellyanne Conway 'Number One Leaker' in Trump White House New Book Alleges Kellyanne Conway 'Number One Leaker' in Trump White House
- April 02, 2018

Mr. Kessler was on CNN over the weekend to describe his book, out Tuesday, and said Mrs. Conway ripped into former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus . "Trump understands that they (Kushner and Ivanka) are problems". He writes that they have "no understanding of the basic fundamentals of how government works" and how they have no "understanding of the political consequences of their actions". (more...)
As Howard student protests continue, alumni group backs president As Howard student protests continue, alumni group backs president
- April 02, 2018

Less than a week prior to the campus occupation, almost one million students and young people converged on Washington, D.C.'s streets and across the USA to protest the unending wave of mass shootings in schools. The statement from Howard did not name the employees who had been fired. Frederick said the results of the audit were received in May 2017 and the investigation wrapped up in September 2017. (more...)
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Activist, Dies At 81 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Activist, Dies At 81
- April 02, 2018

Victor Dlamini, the Mandela family spokesperson, said in a statement Madikizela-Mandela died peacefully at Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg early on Monday, surrounded by her family and loved ones. "She refused to be bowed by the imprisonment of her husband, the perpetual harassment of her family by security forces, detentions, bannings and banishment", he said. (more...)
Egypt's Sisi re-elected for second term with 97% of votes Egypt's Sisi re-elected for second term with 97% of votes
- April 02, 2018

Sisi had been virtually guaranteed a landslide win, confirmed by early tallies as voting ended on Wednesday. The main challenger was arrested and his campaign manager beaten up, while other presidential hopefuls pulled out, citing intimidation. (more...)
Winnie Mandela, Prominent Anti-Apartheid Activist, Has Died at 81 Winnie Mandela, Prominent Anti-Apartheid Activist, Has Died at 81
- April 02, 2018

As a parliamentarian after South Africa's first all-race elections, she was convicted of fraud. The pair was married for 38 years (including Nelson's 27 years in prison) before they separated and eventually divorced in 1996. According to The Guardian , a statement was released about Winnie's death. "She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones". (more...)
Bharat Bandh forces CBSE to postpone class 10, 12 exams in Punjab Bharat Bandh forces CBSE to postpone class 10, 12 exams in Punjab
- April 02, 2018

People stage protest during " Bharat Bandh " against the dilution of provisions of the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act by Supreme court, in Amritsar on Monday. With dalit organisations calling for " Bharat Bandh " in protest, especially in Punjab and Odisha, here's a look at some of the amendments that, they claim, will weaken the law and, in turn, lead to more violations. (more...)
CJTF arrests 5th most wanted Boko Haram terrorist in Lagos CJTF arrests 5th most wanted Boko Haram terrorist in Lagos
- April 02, 2018

Benlo Dambatto, an official from the State Emergency Management Agency, said 18 bodies had been recovered from the two villages. Nwachukwu stated that the insurgents were killed by troops in an ambush while trying to escape ongoing clearance exercise under "Operation Deep Punch II" on March 30. (more...)
Japan's Abe to visit US to discuss North Korea with Trump Japan's Abe to visit US to discuss North Korea with Trump
- April 02, 2018

North Korea last conducted a nuclear test, its sixth and most powerful, in September 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives with first lady Melania Trump for the Easter service at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., April 1, 2018. (more...)
Palestinians slam United States diplomat's remarks on peace talks Palestinians slam United States diplomat's remarks on peace talks
- April 02, 2018

The Palestinian Information Ministry, meanwhile, described Friedman's remarks as a "clear message aimed at the Palestinian president". This last sharp exchange of words between United States officials and the Palestinians is the latest in an ongoing war of words. (more...)
SUV cliff crash that killed family of eight may have been 'intentional' SUV cliff crash that killed family of eight may have been 'intentional'
- April 02, 2018

Data from the vehicle's air bag module and software indicated that the auto had stopped at the pull out and then accelerated off the road, Greg Baarts, the Acting Assistant Chief, CHP Northern Division said. Two weeks ago, Bruce and Dana DeKalb, next-door neighbors of the Harts, called state child protective services because Devonte, now 15, had been coming over to their house nearly every day for a week, asking for food. (more...)
Search Continues for Teen Who May Have Fallen Into Griffith Park Pipe Search Continues for Teen Who May Have Fallen Into Griffith Park Pipe
- April 02, 2018

The boy was jumping on a wooden plank when the plank gave way and he fell some 25 feet down a drainage pipe full of running water, according to KNBC . "All possible City resources are being utilized in the search for Jesse". More than 100 firefighters from the LAFD were on scene in Hollywood. A child who had been missing for at least half a day after falling into a risky part of the Los Angeles drainage system was found alive early Monday morning, according to the Los Angeles Fire ... (more...)
'Affluenza teen' Ethan Couch prepares to leave jail Monday 'Affluenza teen' Ethan Couch prepares to leave jail Monday
- April 02, 2018

Colleen Sheehey-Church says MADD will be following his release closely amid outrage from the organization. Couch was 16 and had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit for an adult when he struck and killed four people in June 2013 with his pickup truck. (more...)
China Trade War Heats Up, China Announces Tariffs On 128 US Imports China Trade War Heats Up, China Announces Tariffs On 128 US Imports
- April 02, 2018

China's Ministry of Commerce said it was suspending its obligations to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to reduce tariffs on 120 U.S. goods, including fruit and ethanol. The ministry said the US had "seriously violated" the free-trade principles in the WTO rules. "Now the ball is in the USA court, and we hope the United States will make its decision cautiously and reasonably". (more...)
Malala leaves Pakistan after emotional visit Malala leaves Pakistan after emotional visit
- April 02, 2018

Ms. Yousafzai and her family were at Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Monday morning to return to London after the four-day visit. Malala on Saturday visited her old home in the Swat valley , a mountain region northwest of Islamabad , which was under the control of the militants for about two years until the army launched an offensive to clear them out. (more...)

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