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European Union asks whether Israel used 'proportionate' force in Gaza European Union asks whether Israel used 'proportionate' force in Gaza
- April 09, 2018

A Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli forces during a mass demonstration along the Gaza border has died of his wounds. Palestinian health officials say a minimum of 31 people are killed by Israeli fire during the flare up, for example 25 individuals killed during protests. (more...)
Runaway train goes 15 km without engine, 7 railway staff suspended Runaway train goes 15 km without engine, 7 railway staff suspended
- April 09, 2018

But seven railway employees who did not follow proper procedures have been suspended and an investigation launched into how the carriages became separated during the journey from the western state of Gujarat to Odisha, said spokesman JP Mishra. (more...)
Russian Federation says two Israeli warplanes carried out strikes on Syrian airbase Russian Federation says two Israeli warplanes carried out strikes on Syrian airbase
- April 09, 2018

The Ghouta offensive has been one of the deadliest in Syria's seven-year-long war, killing more than 1,600 civilians, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Syrian government denied its forces had launched such an attack and Russia, President Bashar al-Assad's most powerful ally, called the reports bogus. (more...)
Trump, Macron Vow 'Strong, Joint Response' To Syria Trump, Macron Vow 'Strong, Joint Response' To Syria
- April 09, 2018

Syria's White Helmets, who act as first responders in rebel-held areas of Syria, said "poisonous chlorine gas" had been used late Saturday. There has been no independent verification of the reports, which Damascus and its ally Moscow called a "fabrication". (more...)
Country struck by missiles; officials claim U.S. not responsible Country struck by missiles; officials claim U.S. not responsible
- April 09, 2018

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said: "The horrific deaths and injuries in Douma point to a chemical attack which must be fully investigated by the United Nations and those responsible held to account". Turkey also condemned the attack. "A symbolic strike on assets of the Assad regime, to simply show that Donald Trump is a strong leader". Britain's Foreign Office also called the reports, if confirmed, "very concerning" and said "an urgent investigation is needed and the worldwide community ... (more...)
Supreme Court refuses to interfere with Bengal panchayat poll process Supreme Court refuses to interfere with Bengal panchayat poll process
- April 09, 2018

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Sunday said that he has heard the version of Trinamool Congress (TMC) and other political parties in the recent incidents of violence during filling of nominations for Panchayat polls in the state. (more...)
CWG 2018: Indian women's TT team assured of silver CWG 2018: Indian women's TT team assured of silver
- April 09, 2018

India started the first quarter with electric pace and made chances inside the first minute itself. There seemed little reason for the script to change this year too. Nehwal, playing her fifth match in the last four days, thrashed Singapore's Jia Min Yeo 21-8 21-15 to propel India to the final. 16-year-old Manu Bhaker and Heena Sidhu shot their way to Gold & Silver in Women's 10m Air Pistol. (more...)
Dara Singh inducted in WWE Hall of Fame Legacy Dara Singh inducted in WWE Hall of Fame Legacy
- April 09, 2018

Moreover, Riverhead Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp has 0.01% invested in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc . (NYSE: WWE ). Cap Invsts, a California-based fund reported 1.14M shs. Among 10 analysts covering World Wrestling (NYSE: WWE ), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. (NYSE: WWE ) has 80% bullish analysts. WWE Hall of Famer "Luscious" Johnny Valiant has reportedly passed away at the age of 71 after being hit by a truck as he crossed the road in an area that was not a crosswalk, ... (more...)
Air strikes hit Syrian air base, state media report Air strikes hit Syrian air base, state media report
- April 09, 2018

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is pictured during a meeting with Russia's President Vladimir Putin at Bocharov Ruchei residence. "Big price.to pay." It was also the first time Trump has called out Putin by name on Twitter . " Big price to pay ", Trump said in a pair of tweets which began with a discussion of the attack in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, where rescue workers alleged that regime loyalists had used chlorine gas. (more...)
The US Denies Responsibility for Missile Strikes on a Syrian Air Base The US Denies Responsibility for Missile Strikes on a Syrian Air Base
- April 09, 2018

In response to the reports from Douma, Mr Trump on Sunday blamed Syrian government forces for what he called a "mindless CHEMICAL attack ". "Animal Assad would have been history!" he said. Initial reports including verified videos from the ground from the Syrian White Helmets indicate signs of the use of a nerve agent. United Nations war crimes investigators had previously documented 33 chemical attacks in Syria, attributing 27 to the Assad government, which has repeatedly denied using ... (more...)
Facebook to notify on Cambridge Analytica data misuse Facebook to notify on Cambridge Analytica data misuse
- April 09, 2018

More than 70 million of the 87 million affected people reside in the United States, but the scandal's impact spans the globe. The controversy has renewed questions about whether the world's largest social media platform does enough to protect the sensitive information it collects from users on its platform. (more...)
U.S. policy toward fighting Islamic State in Syria unchanged U.S. policy toward fighting Islamic State in Syria unchanged
- April 09, 2018

On April 3, Trump also signaled that countries that wanted the USA to remain in Syria would have to pay for that presence, singling out Saudi Arabia. What remains unclear is how the military will reconcile its vision with that of the president, whose distrust of foreign wars and desire to demonstrate a swift victory were evident in the past week as he vowed that US troops would depart Syria "very soon". (more...)
Bald eagle forgets handler and lands on Mariners pitcher James Paxton instead Bald eagle forgets handler and lands on Mariners pitcher James Paxton instead
- April 09, 2018

Then the eagle, named Challenger, landed in the grass before circling back to find a perch on Paxton's right shoulder. Meanwhile, Mariners manager Scott Servais was quoted by the Seattle Times as saying: "I was standing on the line next to Dee Gordon and he said 'Skip, I don't think that eagle is going to land on that guy". (more...)
Israeli warplanes attack Syrian Airbase, kills 14 Israeli warplanes attack Syrian Airbase, kills 14
- April 09, 2018

Israel has not yet claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Syrian military believes they are behind this morning's attack on the T-4 Airport. Several pro-Assad Syrian news outlets and Lebanese outlets later indicated that Israel was likely behind the strike. (more...)
Russian Federation says it will respond firmly to new United States sanctions Russian Federation says it will respond firmly to new United States sanctions
- April 09, 2018

Russian Federation said it would respond firmly to the sanctions. A state-owned arms dealing company and a subsidiary bank will be among those to suffer from the sanctions. The president had long disputed the idea that Russia's alleged cyber-espionage and propaganda efforts had sped him to victory in the election and long sought better relations with Putin. (more...)
Missiles attack air base in Homs province -Syrian state TV
- April 09, 2018

The TV channel earlier reported that Israeli warplanes were carrying out reconnaissance flights in the border area between Syria and Lebanon when a missile strike against the Syrian military airfield was delivered. president Donald Trump that there would be a " big price to pay ". "However, we continue to closely watch the situation and support the ongoing diplomatic efforts to hold those who use chemical weapons, in Syria and otherwise, accountable". (more...)
Nigerian Teenager Stabbed to Death in London Nigerian Teenager Stabbed to Death in London
- April 09, 2018

Scotland Yard's decision to drop the investigation followed a consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service. 78-year-old Mr Osborn-Brooks was arrested on suspicion of murder and released on bail but on Friday the Met Police said no further action will be taken. (more...)
CWG 2018: Mehuli Ghosh wins 10m air rifle silver, Apurvi Chandela bronze CWG 2018: Mehuli Ghosh wins 10m air rifle silver, Apurvi Chandela bronze
- April 09, 2018

Mehuli Ghosh was tied up with Martina with 247.2 points in the finals but it was latter's 10.3 compared to Ghosh's 9.9 remarks that decided their colour of medal. It all culminated with a shoot off between Ghosh and Veloso for the GOLD medal after finishing at a score of 247.2 each. Down to the last three shooters, Chandela was eliminated after scores of 9.9 and 9.4 undid her in the 21st and 22nd rounds. (more...)
McMurray avoids misfortune to score season-high third at Texas McMurray avoids misfortune to score season-high third at Texas
- April 09, 2018

But lightning was reported in the area after the completion of the first of three planned Cup qualifying rounds, forcing a long delay. The Friday qualifying session completed one round before NASCAR made a decision to put it on hold at approximately 5:04 p.m. (more...)
White House Slams Gaza Leaders for Sending Children to Border Riots White House Slams Gaza Leaders for Sending Children to Border Riots
- April 09, 2018

Media watchdog group Reporters Without Borders has accused Israel of deliberately targeting Almurtega. The Israeli military said Sunday that it had located two explosive devices near the border hours after three Palestinians from Gaza apparently crossed briefly into Israeli territory. (more...)
Facebook to start notifying users impacted by Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook to start notifying users impacted by Cambridge Analytica scandal
- April 09, 2018

In a statement to the National Observer , a Facebook spokesperson says the company has been suspended from the platform "in light of recent reports that AggregateIQ may be affiliated with SCL and may, as a result, have improperly received (Facebook) user data", while Facebook conducts an investigation. (more...)
Saudi crown prince arrives in France on global tour Saudi crown prince arrives in France on global tour
- April 09, 2018

On the agenda for his two day stay in Paris are the conflicts in Yemen, Syria and the Iran nuclear deal. Several other cultural events have also been arranged to coincide with the visit. The royal family owns luxurious property in France, including a mansion on the Riviera. The Crown Prince is very keen to see the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reduce its economic dependency on oil exports, by branching out into the information, communication and technology sector. (more...)
70 killed in suspected Syria chemical attack 70 killed in suspected Syria chemical attack
- April 09, 2018

He should do so again, and demonstrate that Assad will pay a price for his war crimes". President Trump is calling for the area to be opened "immediately for medical help and verification". The Observatory report that eight people were killed in the blast that occurred near the town's Grand Mosque. Yevtushenko said that after Douma has been retaken by the government, Russian Federation is ready to immediately send its own chemical weapons experts in to "collect data that will confirm the ... (more...)
Election: Labour Party Members Join Action Democratic Party In Lagos Election: Labour Party Members Join Action Democratic Party In Lagos
- April 09, 2018

The actor Maureen Lipman said she was attending the protest "as a disenfranchised socialist". "The UK Government must support the United Nations secretary-general's call for an independent global inquiry into the killing of protesters in Gaza and review the sale of arms that could be used in violation of worldwide law". (more...)
Donald Trump promises 'big price to pay' for Syrian chemical attack Donald Trump promises 'big price to pay' for Syrian chemical attack
- April 09, 2018

Trump ordered a devastating cruise missile attack against Syrian government positions in response to a previous chemical attack that occurred at Khan Shaykhun early a year ago. After a medical examination we found no toxic agents. "I want to bring our troops back home". The opposition's Syrian Civil Defense rescue organization said the victims appeared to have suffocated. (more...)
Texas National Guard Mobilizes Toward Mexico Border Texas National Guard Mobilizes Toward Mexico Border
- April 09, 2018

New Mexico and California have yet to send troops to guard their sections of the USA border. Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced his plans in a tweet . Trump has suggested that he wants to use the military on the border until progress is made on his proposed border wall. After plunging at the start of Mr Trump's presidency, the numbers of migrants apprehended at the southwest border have started to rise in line with historical trends. (more...)
One sentence from Mourinho inspired United's comeback One sentence from Mourinho inspired United's comeback
- April 09, 2018

Tuesday night's Champions League quarter-final, second leg showdown between Manchester City and Liverpool had a significant impact on their respective derby clashes on Saturday. Neville insists Guardiola was being "mischievous" with his comments in the build-up to the derby but has slammed Raiola, saying he is a "poor reflection" on Pogba. (more...)
Kenya's Lonyanganta, Saina Win Paris Marathon Kenya's Lonyanganta, Saina Win Paris Marathon
- April 09, 2018

The 25-year-old was 15 seconds slower than last year but nevertheless took the top prize as compatriots Mathew Kisorio and Ernest Ngeno finished second and third, respectively, to complete a Kenyan 1-2-3. He becomes the first man to pull off the double in Paris since the appropriately-named Briton, Steve Brace, in 1989 and 1990. As a result, the two champions finished the race nearly together. (more...)
Syrian media: Major air base struck by missile attack overnight Syrian media: Major air base struck by missile attack overnight
- April 09, 2018

The report later said the strike has caused casualties, but did not give exact numbers. It had been under the control of Islamic State militants until the Syrian army and its allies regained control past year after heavy Russian military intervention. (more...)
Ferrari Fined 50000 Euros After Mechanic Injured Ferrari Fined 50000 Euros After Mechanic Injured
- April 09, 2018

A tweet from Ferrari later said the mechanic has suffered two fractured bones. The Finn was wrongly given the green light to leave his pit box and re-enter the race, with a mechanic still fitting his left rear tyre. "My job is to go when the light says so". Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne wished the mechanic a speedy recovery in his post-race statement. "I don't know what shape he is in", Raikkonen, dubbed the "Ice Man" for his taciturn nature, told reporters immediately afterwards. (more...)

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