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Britain's Corbyn under fire over anti-Semitism in parliament Britain's Corbyn under fire over anti-Semitism in parliament
- April 18, 2018

Less than a month before local elections when Labour is expected to oust the Conservatives from many councils in London , a passionate debate in parliament underlined the depth of the criticism directed towards Corbyn over anti-Semitism. Corbyn. Labour has been accused of not fully implementing the recommendations of a 2016 review into anti-Semitism and other forms of racism in the party. (more...)
Attack on funeral for anti-IS fighters kills 16 in Iraq Attack on funeral for anti-IS fighters kills 16 in Iraq
- April 18, 2018

Riyadh is hosting the 29th Arab summit on Sunday amid threats by US President Donald Trump to carry out airstrikes on Syrian regime sites in response to Syrian President Bashar Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons against his people. Protesters "raised Iraqi and Syrian flag in solidarity with Syrian people". The ministry "renews its call to the Arab summit to take a clear stance on this unsafe development", the statement said. (more...)
Three bodies found in SUV in Burbank Three bodies found in SUV in Burbank
- April 18, 2018

According to Sgt. Derek Green, responding officers found three bodies inside the auto. This is a developing news report. Detectives arrived and discovered two other bodies in the auto that has out of state license plates. Police are reviewing the footage. That flyer says three missing men were last seen driving in a red Jeep Patriot with Tennessee plates, and they were headed to Riverside. (more...)
Primark owner ABF knocked by sugar slump Primark owner ABF knocked by sugar slump
- April 18, 2018

Bottom line pre-tax profits slumped 30 per cent to £603 million after figures from a year earlier were boosted by a £255 million gain from the sale of its USA herbs and spices business and south China cane sugar operations. In the trading update ABF said: "We expect an acceleration in Primark profit growth in the second half as a result of an improvement in margin over the same period past year". (more...)
Trump Rally Scheduled for Same Day as WHCA Dinner Trump Rally Scheduled for Same Day as WHCA Dinner
- April 18, 2018

The Hill cited a statement from Trump's 2020 campaign that said the president will spend time April 28 with "patriotic Americans" in MI rather than attend the annual gala in the nation's capital. The event has received "limited media attention", according to Mr. Barr, citing the president's decision to skip the big gathering - just like he did past year. (more...)
Woman Slaps Pregnant Soldier, Her Son Yells Homophobic Slurs Woman Slaps Pregnant Soldier, Her Son Yells Homophobic Slurs
- April 18, 2018

Not to be outdone, Tucker also told the police that there were "10 guys on...10 Black guys on [her]", using a textbook attack-then-play-the-victim-role tactic. Tucker's daughter said to Sharpe and Mitchell. "Well, my husband is handicapped", Tucker responded. Mrs. Tucker was arrested and charged with battery , and released on $650 bail. (more...)
Auditor General cancels KPMG, Nkonki contracts Auditor General cancels KPMG, Nkonki contracts
- April 18, 2018

Auditor-General of South Africa terminates its auditing contracts with audit firms, KPMG and Nkonki Inc. The contracted firms are obliged to "stringently follow" the AG's auditing standards as well as the ethics that are the pillars of the accounting profession, the statement said. (more...)
IRGC foils terrorist attack on border post in southeastern Iran IRGC foils terrorist attack on border post in southeastern Iran
- April 18, 2018

At the end of previous year, the IRGC, an official branch of Iran's Armed Forces, was annexed to the US anti-terrorism sanctions list for allegedly "providing support to a number of terrorist groups, including Hezbollah and Hamas, as well as to the Taliban*", according to the US Treasury Department. (more...)
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) Weekly Ratings on April 17, 2018
- April 18, 2018

Firefly Value Partners Lp who had been investing in Wells Fargo & Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $247.63 billion market cap company. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 4.42 million shares. Listed here are Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ) PTs and latest ratings. (more...)
White House stands by Comey criticism White House stands by Comey criticism
- April 18, 2018

Sanders continued the president's line of criticism Friday , reading lengthy, prepared statements condemning the former director. "The American people see right through the blatant lies of a self admitted leaker", White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said of former FBI Director James Comey . (more...)
McConnell blocks bipartisan legislation to protect special counsel McConnell blocks bipartisan legislation to protect special counsel
- April 18, 2018

McConnell's determination that the action is not needed is apparently regardless of what happens in the Senate Judiciary Committee. "It's not necessary in my judgement", McConnell said. Though there is some debate whether Congress can limit the president's power over the executive branch, a bipartisan group of senators has drafted legislation that would write into law current Justice Department regulations holding that only department leaders can fire a special counsel. (more...)
Iran: Israel Will Pay for Strike on Drone Base in Syria Iran: Israel Will Pay for Strike on Drone Base in Syria
- April 18, 2018

A senior Israeli military official confirmed on Monday that Israel struck an Iran-operated air base in Syria last week that killed 14 people, the New York Times reported . Though it is generally thought that the drone was carrying out a reconnaissance mission, the official Israeli Army spokesman told Friedman on Friday that the drone's flight path and Israel's "intelligence and operational analysis of the parts of the Iranian unmanned vehicle" indicated that "the aircraft was carrying ... (more...)
Where To Find Tax Day Deals in NYC Where To Find Tax Day Deals in NYC
- April 18, 2018

To find out how much, look at last year's return. If you're more than 60 days late, you'll be subject to a minimum charge of $205 or 100% of the unpaid tax, whichever is less. Because of issues with their direct pay system on their website-which was down much of the day on Tuesday-individuals and businesses with a filing or payment due date of April 17 (Tuesday) will now have until midnight of Wednesday, April 18 to file. (more...)
Oklahoma basketball: Sooners sign grad transfer Aaron Calixte Oklahoma basketball: Sooners sign grad transfer Aaron Calixte
- April 18, 2018

He chose OU over offers from Florida State , Missouri , DePaul and Grand Canyon . Calixte led the Black Bears in scoring and assists last season, averaging 16.1 points and 3.2 assists per game while shooting 38.6 percent from 3-point range and 89.9 percent from the line. (more...)
Mogherini: The EU recommends the opening of negotiations with Albania Mogherini: The EU recommends the opening of negotiations with Albania
- April 18, 2018

As part of its annual enlargement package, the European Commission also published its assessments of the economic reform programmes for the Western Balkans and Turkey. Skopje and Athens agreed this year to intensify negotiations to end the dispute blocking FYROM's accession to the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. (more...)
S Koreans may visit North before summit S Koreans may visit North before summit
- April 18, 2018

Saturday's airstrikes in Syria were a demonstration of US credibility and military resolve, sending a powerful message to Pyongyang , strategists said. At the same time Rhee believes that for a start the United States and North Korea might give up or reduce the scale of joint military exercises which North Korea sees as preparations for an invasion. (more...)
CEO of Cambridge Analytica parent company compared Trump campaign to Hitler CEO of Cambridge Analytica parent company compared Trump campaign to Hitler
- April 18, 2018

A key figure in the campaign to take Britain out of the European Union has privately acknowledged that they deliberately used "outrageous" and "provocative" tactics to keep immigration at the top of the referendum debate. British consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica lies at the center of a storm for using data obtained from millions of Facebook users without their permission after it was hired by Donald Trump for his 2016 USA presidential election campaign. (more...)
Pres. Trump reversing course on sanctions against Russian Federation Pres. Trump reversing course on sanctions against Russian Federation
- April 18, 2018

Earlier the USA permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley said that the sanctions will be announced April 16, writes the Chronicle.info with reference on Jellyfish. On Monday, the administration accused Russian government-backed hackers of a global cyber attack on routers and other networking equipment. Press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders stated that the sanctions will be introduced in the near future. (more...)
California city debates sanctuary law exemption
- April 18, 2018

San Diego County leaders voted on Tuesday to join the Trump administration's court challenge to a California law limiting cooperation with federal immigration enforcement, amid a conservative backlash to the so-called sanctuary movement. Kim Moore of the San Diego Immigrant Rights Coalition says she came to the meeting to convey the message that San Diego is very diverse and supervisors should listen to their constituents. (more...)
Starbucks to close all company-owned stores for racial-bias training Starbucks to close all company-owned stores for racial-bias training
- April 18, 2018

By now, you've probably heard about the two black men who were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks . Starbucks did not immediately respond to request for additional comment. "Clearly, there's an opportunity for us to provide clarity and in addition to that I'd say there's training, more training that we're going to do with our store managers, not only around the guidelines but training around unconscious bias ", the CEO added. (more...)
Humboldt Broncos to close GoFundMe campaign, establish memorial fund Humboldt Broncos to close GoFundMe campaign, establish memorial fund
- April 18, 2018

Bob Beatty, whose coaching resume includes eight years with the Humboldt Broncos and four years with the Cowichan Valley Capitals, speaks during Thursday's vigil, which was organized largely by Miranda Froese (left) and Donna Lymer. "There's a formal process that allows people to provide comment and we're looking at a model quite similar to the United States, where they've gone forward with it". (more...)
Merkel tells New Zealanders Merkel tells New Zealanders "you can be proud of your PM"
- April 18, 2018

The two leaders also discussed topics from the problems with Russian Federation and Whauwhau the kiwi Ms Merkel had released a few years ago on her visit to New Zealand. The EU is due to discuss the mandate for the New Zealand EU FTA at a meeting later next month, which represents 15 billion NZ dollars (11 billion USA dollars) worth of trade. (more...)
Kroger (KR) Short Interest Update
- April 18, 2018

The stock of The Kroger Co. This stock price move and price percentage is noteworthy to traders as it shows final value of stock and how much it changed in recent trading session. increased its holdings in Kroger by 97.2% in the 4th quarter. Vanguard World Fds (VHT) was raised too. Among 31 analysts covering AT&T Inc. Deutsche Bank AG set a $35.00 price target on Kroger and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Sunday, March 5th. (more...)
Sen. Angus King Undecided on Pompeo for Secretary of State Sen. Angus King Undecided on Pompeo for Secretary of State
- April 18, 2018

Republicans plan to push forward with Pompeo's nomination in the weeks ahead even if he does not get a favorable vote out of the Foreign Relations committee. With GOP Senator John McCain of Arizona absent for brain cancer treatments, Republicans have 50 votes in the Senate compared with the Democrats' 49. (more...)
Manhattan Associates (MANH) to Release Earnings on Wednesday
- April 18, 2018

Disney Walt Co now has $150.73 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.71% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $104.28. About 634,741 shares traded. (NASDAQ:MANH). Acadian Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Manhattan Associates, Inc. Since March 13, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $415,863 activity. (more...)
Supreme Court dismisses Microsoft data privacy case Supreme Court dismisses Microsoft data privacy case
- April 18, 2018

After the Cloud Act passed, Microsoft and the Justice Department requested the Supreme Court dismiss the case . This dispute has been going on for quite some time, with the original Microsoft email privacy case filed back in 2013. This changed the privacy equation between citizens and the state. No longer would an individual or company necessarily know when the government was searching its information. (more...)
40th b'day, birth of twins and ACM win — Stapleton's Sunday 40th b'day, birth of twins and ACM win — Stapleton's Sunday
- April 18, 2018

Lambert won Female Vocalist of the Year and Song of the Year for " Tin Man ", and the Grand Garden crowd exploded when Old Dominion won Vocal Group of the Year . Miranda wasn't the only double victor at the ACM Awards on Sunday, with Chris Stapleton picking up the gongs for Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year and Brothers Osbourne taking home the trophies for Vocal Duo of the Year and Video of the Year . (more...)
Turkey's ruling party to evaluate call for early elections Turkey's ruling party to evaluate call for early elections
- April 18, 2018

The parliamentary and presidential elections are scheduled to take place in November 2019. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the situation in Syria in a phone talk with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the administration of the Turkish president said in a message on April 17. (more...)
TNReady online testing attacked this morning TNReady online testing attacked this morning
- April 18, 2018

Issues have plagued TNReady when, during the initial launch, more than 9,000 students' scores being incorrectly reported resulting in a vendor change. McAmis said another recommendation is for students to eat a good breakfast each morning of the testing, something Hubbard also recommended. "We're calling for the resignation of Candice McQueen of the Tennessee Department of Education, said Rep. (more...)
Murphy Signs Automatic Voter Registration Bill Murphy Signs Automatic Voter Registration Bill
- April 18, 2018

While voting rights advocates celebrated Tuesday's victory, they also set their sights on legislation to reverse the disenfranchisement of New Jersey residents who can not vote due to criminal convictions. But Republicans have raised concerns about potential voter fraud. "This is a critical part of our effort to create a stronger and fairer New Jersey", Murphy said. (more...)

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