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Distressing images: Man flings baby daughter off roof … but police catch her Distressing images: Man flings baby daughter off roof … but police catch her
- April 13, 2018

Police believe Pladel, 43, killed the child in Knightdale, N.C., then drove to CT to shoot Katie Pladl and her adoptive father, 56-year-old Anthony Fusco. In November 2016 , Steven Pladl's wife moved out, and they were legally separated. "My understanding is that when Katie Pladl and Steven Pladl were arrested, that my client's mother moved into that house to take care of their biological son", Rick A. (more...)
Kathua rape-murder case: Two BJP ministers resign
- April 13, 2018

Forest minister Chaudhary Lal Singh and industries and commerce minister Chander Prakash Ganga sent their resignations after reports emerged that PDP could break alliance with BJP . "The two doctors in question have been taken into custody", she said. An eight-year-old had disappeared from near her home in a village near Kathua in the Jammu region on January 10. (more...)
Syrian regime 'highly likely' to blame for chemical attack, United Kingdom says Syrian regime 'highly likely' to blame for chemical attack, United Kingdom says
- April 13, 2018

Earlier in the day, Trump told reporters that he was having a very close look at the situation. At a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the Pentagon's 2019 budget request, Mattis said that because the USA had no one at the site of the suspected chemical attack in Syria last Saturday, the US has no hard evidence of what happened. (more...)
Chinese ambassador warns United States not to drag Latam into trade dispute Chinese ambassador warns United States not to drag Latam into trade dispute
- April 13, 2018

While Beijing responded mildly to U.S. President Donald Trump's early outreach to Taiwan's independence-leaning government, recent developments have prompted a tougher response. In dollar terms, exports fell 2.7% year-over-year in March, confounding economists' forecast for a notable increase of 11.8%. Analysts had expected imports to grow 10.0 percent in March, picking up from 6.3 percent growth in February. (more...)
Rape of teen and 8-year-old shock India Rape of teen and 8-year-old shock India
- April 13, 2018

Forensic reports say she had been drugged with anti-anxiety medication, repeatedly raped, burned, bludgeoned with a rock and strangled. But it's also brought division. The rape and murder of the nomadic Muslim Bakerwal community girl has created a controversy after lawyers in Jammu called for a shutdown on Wednesday, demanding the case be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). (more...)
Man and woman found dead in Worthing house Man and woman found dead in Worthing house
- April 13, 2018

Phipps says she officially adopted Vaughn last August. "I ask her why and she starts telling me", Phipps added. "It makes me feel so anxious because I don't know what she's capable of, the way she carried on making death threats, screaming in court in front of everyone". (more...)
Unnao rape: Allahabad HC directs CBI to arrest BJP MLA, others immediately Unnao rape: Allahabad HC directs CBI to arrest BJP MLA, others immediately
- April 13, 2018

Sengar was detained early on Friday and questioned at the Lucknow office of the Central Bureau of Investigation. The court was told that three people, including the brother of the MLA, had been arrested. A special team that the government had set up to probe the case was disbanded and the state police refused to arrest the lawmaker, because the case was going to be probed by the CBI. (more...)
Howland Capital Management LLC Decreases Holdings in Chevron Co. (CVX)
- April 13, 2018

Investors rushed to trade on Chevron Corporation ( NYSE: CVX ) Thursday, soon after a drastic change of -0.11% in the share price is observed and the stock is now trading at $119.11. Magnetar Fincl Limited holds 0.02% or 5,602 shares . Bennicas Assocs has invested 1.65% of its capital in Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ). Pring Turner Capital Gru has 7,899 shares for 1.07% of their portfolio. (more...)
Fashionably Late: Saudi Arabia Hosts Its First Fashion Week Fashionably Late: Saudi Arabia Hosts Its First Fashion Week
- April 13, 2018

Saudi Arabia's first Fashion Week commenced on Tuesday , showcasing worldwide designers, Jean Paul Gaultier and Roberto Cavalli. Princess Noura Bint Faisal Al-Saud, president of the Arab Fashion Council in Riyadh, joined designers at the fashion show, and said, "Fashion has always been an interest of Saudi Arabia". (more...)
Restaurant serves tarantula burger for exotic meat month Restaurant serves tarantula burger for exotic meat month
- April 13, 2018

A restaurant in North Carolina is now serving a burger with a giant, hairy tarantula on top of it. Other exotic meats available as part of their Exotic Meat Month are alligator, bison, camel, python, venison, turtle, wild boar, ostrich, duck, caribou, reindeer, rabbit, bugs, goat, Rocky Mountain oysters, elk and turkey. (more...)
Dollar Traders focus on US-China Trade War Headlines Dollar Traders focus on US-China Trade War Headlines
- April 13, 2018

The U.S.is planning, or considering, new duties on nearly $150 billion of those imports. These tension make investors worry that a trade war will hinder global economic growth and hurt the improving economy of the United States. The effects could also be felt further West. From analyzing the basic economics of these decisions, it's clear that before there is even retaliation, the imposition of tariffs is a zero-sum game at best. (more...)
Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Nate retired by WMO Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Nate retired by WMO
- April 13, 2018

The World Meteorological Organization's Hurricane Committee met in Martinique, France, from April 9 to 13 to review the devastating 2017 Atlantic hurricane season and to discuss regional coordination and operational planning to protect lives and property in the forthcoming one. (more...)
LA prosecutors review 1992 sex assault accusation against Kevin Spacey LA prosecutors review 1992 sex assault accusation against Kevin Spacey
- April 13, 2018

London cops were already investigating two similar complaints lodged against Spacey, who was artistic director at The Old Vic theatre from 2004 to 2015. Rapp, now 46, shared his account of the alleged 1986 incident with a then-26-year-old Spacey in an interview with Buzzfeed back in October. Spacey has been accused of sexually assaulting a man in Lambeth, South London, and another man in Westminster, both in 2005, as well as a third instance three years later in 2008. (more...)
(ADP) EPS Estimated At $1.46 as of May, 2
- April 13, 2018

Corporate insiders own 0.25% of the company's stock. About 54.69 million shares traded or 148.64% up from the average. SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) has risen 22.73% since April 13, 2017 and is uptrending. $7.85M worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of ADP (NASDAQ:ADP) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Wednesday morning. (more...)
Grim news emerges on missing Indian family in the US Grim news emerges on missing Indian family in the US
- April 13, 2018

Authorities say Jennifer Hart intentionally drove off the cliff. The friend added that Sarah said she was unable to go to work and that she thought she would have to go to a doctor. She said the aunt was devastated over learning of the hearing of the crash. Five bodies were found with the vehicle; those of parents Jennifer and Sarah Hart, and three of their adopted children: 19-year-old Markis Hart, 14-year-old Jeremiah Hart and 14-year-old Abigail Hart. (more...)
Sen. John Kennedy to Mark Zuckerberg: 'Your User Agreement Sucks' Sen. John Kennedy to Mark Zuckerberg: 'Your User Agreement Sucks'
- April 13, 2018

He said he was "mildly disappointed" in how little Zuckerberg seemed to connect with the senators' questions, and he warned he may vote to pass regulations on social media . "Your right to privacy, the limits of your right to privacy , and how much you give away in modern America in the name of quote "connecting people around the world". (more...)
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Releases EP with New Band the Longshot Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Releases EP with New Band the Longshot
- April 13, 2018

According to the description on their private account, "New album " Love is for Losers " coming eventually sooner or later". As for Green Day , the band is taking a break from the road to focus instead on the movie adaptation of their 2004 masterpiece American Idiot for HBO. (more...)
OH authorities probe trapped teen's 'horrific' death OH authorities probe trapped teen's 'horrific' death
- April 13, 2018

At one point the 911 operator tried to call the teenager's phone, but it went to voicemail. A teenage boy trapped inside a minivan in a parking lot near the southwest OH school he attended told a 911 dispatcher he "probably didn't have much time left" and asked to "tell my mom I love her if I die". (more...)
Foreign Ministry Summons Irish Ambassador Over Dublin Mayor's Visit to Ramallah Foreign Ministry Summons Irish Ambassador Over Dublin Mayor's Visit to Ramallah
- April 13, 2018

Ireland's ambassador to Israel was summoned by Israel's Foreign Ministry to protest Donccha's attendance of the event. That day will mark the 70th anniversary of Israel's establishment - an event Palestinians refer to as the "Nakba" or "Catastrophe". (more...)
Joanne Lee's husband accused of her murder found dead in Mountjoy Joanne Lee's husband accused of her murder found dead in Mountjoy
- April 13, 2018

The body of Ms Lee, also known as Joanne Ball, was found in a wardrobe in a house in Ranelagh in February. An investigation is now underway into his death. The 40-year-old Keith Lee was separated from Joanne at the time her death; her body had been found in a wardrobe in Ranelagh last month, just days after her family had reported her missing. (more...)
United States wrestles with Russian Federation in Syria for settling scores among powers United States wrestles with Russian Federation in Syria for settling scores among powers
- April 13, 2018

As geopolitical tensions continue to rise, the PM said the attack, allegedly perpetrated by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, "cannot go unchallenged". He added: "The danger of escalation is higher than simply Syria because our military are there". "Cabinet agreed the Prime Minister should continue to work with allies in the United States and France to coordinate an worldwide response", it said. (more...)
Telegram chat app blocked in Russia Telegram chat app blocked in Russia
- April 13, 2018

The legal action has been requested by the Federal Security Service, which had previously asked Telegram CEO Pavel Durov to provide the agency with encryption keys in an effort deter terror attacks in Russian Federation, since the messenger is believed to be widely used by terrorists. (more...)
Pakistan SC disqualifies Nawaz Sharif for life Pakistan SC disqualifies Nawaz Sharif for life
- April 13, 2018

Article 62 (1)(f), which sets the precondition for a member of Pakistan's parliament to be sadiq and ameen (honest and righteous), was the one under which Sharif was disqualified as PM previous year. Sharif, 67, resigned in July after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding office over an undeclared source of income, but the veteran leader maintains his grip on the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party. (more...)
Connecticut Substitute Teacher Gets Sacked for Overseeing Student Fight Club
- April 13, 2018

Ryan Fish, 23, has been charged with two counts of risk of injury to a child, four counts of second-degree reckless endangerment and breach of peace, NBC Connecticut reported . The fights can be seen on cell phone video. The audio also captures the sounds of multiple hard hits the students are receiving throughout the fights. (more...)
Brick BOE to Vote on New Superintendent Hire Thursday Brick BOE to Vote on New Superintendent Hire Thursday
- April 13, 2018

It's still not clear what happened between that board meeting and the announcement of academic rankings for the amendment to be thrown out, and Director of Schools Jessie Kinsey did not respond to a request for clarification. A total of 35 bids were received for the project, according to District Business Manager Ryan Tangen. With the loss of teachers working under the state retirement program and others leaving the district, there are 54 teacher vacancies, Jon Tester, the head of human ... (more...)
Chemical watchdog confirms United Kingdom findings on nerve agent used on Russian spy Chemical watchdog confirms United Kingdom findings on nerve agent used on Russian spy
- April 13, 2018

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which collected its own samples in Salisbury at Britain's request, did not assign blame for the attack, in which Russian Federation has denied involvement, or name the chemical agent. (more...)
A split decision? Voters may get chance to divide California into three A split decision? Voters may get chance to divide California into three
- April 13, 2018

The jobs at stake in Alameda Country are largely linked to Tesla's Fremont factory, Los Angeles and San Diego counties also employ thousands of people in aircraft manufacturing, as well as pharmaceuticals. A California technology billionaire said on Thursday that his longtime and perhaps quixotic effort to partition the Golden State into multiple new states could soon be put before voters. (more...)
Syria: Attack on military base, several dead, Trump slams 'animal Assad' Syria: Attack on military base, several dead, Trump slams 'animal Assad'
- April 13, 2018

Another humanitarian disaster for no reason whatsoever. Time will reveal whether Trump's tweet holds any substantial meaning and could finally give a slight understanding of what his position is with respect to Russian and Putin. "The objective of these false conjectures, which are without any basis, is to shield the terrorists and the irreconcilable radical opposition, which reject a political settlement while trying to justify possible military strikes from outside", it added. (more...)
May mulls Syria action despite cautious mood in United Kingdom
- April 13, 2018

As the administration prepares a counter response to the latest attack, which appeared to target civilians and young children, Mr. Trump warned in a tweet Wednesday morning that some sort of missile strike was forthcoming. President Bashar al-Assad's government - which receives military backing from Russian Federation - denies any involvement and says reports of a chemical attack are "fabricated". (more...)
Trump Warns Russia US Missiles 'Will Be Coming' to Syria Trump Warns Russia US Missiles 'Will Be Coming' to Syria
- April 13, 2018

Later, a Downing Street spokesperson confirmed that Trump and May had agreed during a phone call to "keep working closely together on the worldwide response" over Syria. Syria, Russia and Iran say reports of the attack were fabricated by rebels and rescue workers in Douma and have accused the United States of seeking to use it as a pretext to attack the government. (more...)

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