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Chebukati skips date with MPs over by Chebukati skips date with MPs over by
- April 18, 2018

Addressing the media after reading the letter, committee boss William Cheptumo (Baringo North) said Chebukati was carrying out by-elections in Kwale and Nyeri counties. Former Commissioner Roselyn Akombe resigned a year ago, with 10 days ahead of the fresh presidential election citing the poll agency's lack of capacity to conduct a free and fair election. (more...)
Rahul claims Amethi will match Singapore, California in 15 years
- April 18, 2018

He added, "It was due to the antics of the Opposition that the functioning of the Parliament was stalled. If anybody is stopping Rahul Gandhi from speaking in the Parliament, it is the Congress". "Tell me how many times Rahul Gandhi has written a letter to Prime Minister or Chief Minister or met them to apprise them of the problems that people face in his constituency", Tripathi said. (more...)
Drop It and Drive program aims to cut down distracted driving Drop It and Drive program aims to cut down distracted driving
- April 18, 2018

The second enforcement resulted in 17 distracted driving violations, five seatbelt violations, and five other violations, including one person arrested for driving under the influence of drugs, possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. This on-the-go access also causes some to expect quick responses to phone calls and text messages. But, one out of every four drivers will answer a call or text, or look at personal technology while on the road anyway - and believe they can do it safely - ... (more...)
UNIAN: Russia might ban Facebook after Telegram UNIAN: Russia might ban Facebook after Telegram
- April 18, 2018

Russia's media regulator Roskomnadzor has blocked more than 18 million Internet Protocol (IP) addresses in an effort to squeeze Telegram out of Russian Federation, the Bell news website reported late Tuesday. It has promised to keep the app running despite the ban. Roskomnadzor past year blocked the Zello internet walkie-talkie service for failing to comply with Russian law even though it also "tried to hide behind Amazon IP addresses", Zharov told Izvestia. (more...)
China firms up connectivity projects with Nepal, asks India to join in China firms up connectivity projects with Nepal, asks India to join in
- April 18, 2018

The proposal came during talks in Beijing between Nepalese Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. Talking about Nepal's vision of multidimensional cross-Himalaya connectivity network, Wang said as China-Nepal have signed BRI cooperation, the connectivity network falls under the part of BRI cooperation. (more...)
Pella City Special Election Early Voting Begins Pella City Special Election Early Voting Begins
- April 18, 2018

The full list of early voting and election day voting locations can be found here. Registered voters in South Dakota may begin absentee voting this Friday for the June 5 election. The Marion County Auditor's Office welcomes voting at their window at the Marion County Courthouse. The Independent Party has opened their primary to non-affiliated voters who request an Independent ballot. (more...)
Former FBI Director James Comey opens up in interview Former FBI Director James Comey opens up in interview
- April 18, 2018

Former FBI Director James Comey says President Obama 's decision to comment publicly on the Hillary Clinton email investigation while it was ongoing was one of the drivers behind his own infamous decision announce the results of the probe himself. (more...)
US State Department says it has proof of chemical attacks US State Department says it has proof of chemical attacks
- April 18, 2018

Inspectors have not yet been granted access to sites in Douma, Syria, the British delegation to the Organization for the Prohibition for Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has said, citing the agency's director general , writes Toby Sterling . Opposition activists, medical organisations and rescue workers say more than 40 people were killed when aircraft dropped barrel bombs filled with toxic chemicals on the town while it was still held by rebel forces. (more...)
Men filmed laughing at Sydney bushfire on Snapchat hand themselves in Men filmed laughing at Sydney bushfire on Snapchat hand themselves in
- April 18, 2018

One of the men in the video shared on Snapchat . NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons handed the video to the police and speaking to 9 News commented that it was, 'at the very least a gross act of stupidity and it clearly could be a whole lot more'. (more...)
Pink 'laughed out loud' at being cover star on People's lovely issue Pink 'laughed out loud' at being cover star on People's lovely issue
- April 18, 2018

When asked about her eldest child's reaction to her viral August 2017 MTV VMAs speech which was based on body image by a time her daughter Willow said, "I'm the ugliest girl I know", Pink said, "She actually just said to me, 'You know that part on your show where you talk about that time you talked about me?' She's talking about the MTV speech". (more...)
Sealed Air Corporation (SEE) Analysts See $0.50 EPS as of May, 8
- April 18, 2018

Permian Investment Partners Lp bought 220,483 shares as the company's stock declined 14.10% with the market. Creative Planning now owns 12,717 shares of the industrial products company's stock worth $627,000 after acquiring an additional 1,317 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
West Melbourne mom charged with 'neglect death' of newborn twins West Melbourne mom charged with 'neglect death' of newborn twins
- April 18, 2018

Pictured the West Melbourne , Florida home where police say Rachael Lynn Thomas' two newborns were found unresponsive on Sunday. Both babies are believed to have been carried a full 39-week term, says police. One of the babies was dead when police arrived at the house on Sunday and the other was pronounced dead at hospital, police said. When asked which one stopped breathing, she replied, "There was another one?" the affidavit said. (more...)
Daesh leader in Egypt's Sinai killed in raid, military says Daesh leader in Egypt's Sinai killed in raid, military says
- April 18, 2018

Third Field Army forces were engaged in an operation in the mountainous areas, whereby "Zakoul opened fire against the assigned forces", but the operation "led to his death". Earlier this month, the Egyptian military forces, in coordination with the Air Force, killed three high-risk terrorists and targeted two hideouts in Sinai, according to the 18th statement issued on April 8 by the General Command of the Armed Forces regarding the recent outcomes of the "Comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018". (more...)
Rohit Sharma not bothered by Mumbai Indians' disappointing start in IPL 2018 Rohit Sharma not bothered by Mumbai Indians' disappointing start in IPL 2018
- April 18, 2018

The only saving grace was Captain Virat Kohli who waged a lone battle with an unbeaten 92 and did not allow the match to fold up in 15 overs or so. "I didn't look into the last three games at all", he said. I think the planning and the strategies are all there, we just have to execute better, particularly on good wickets. It is important to give the guys the comfort, because they should know where they are batting for the next few games, so they can plan accordingly. (more...)
'Invasion' of tumbleweeds: Desert winds bury homes in prickly plant 'Invasion' of tumbleweeds: Desert winds bury homes in prickly plant
- April 18, 2018

Residentst says its unlike anything they've ever seen before. "Normally you get a few flying down the street or whatnot but never this many". "The primary goal is to clear the front of the houses, to remove the tumbleweeds in order to allow residents safe access to their homes", said Jones, who noted that the crews would be working overtime into the evening. (more...)
Govt raises FY19 highway project award target to 20000 km: Nitin Gadkari Govt raises FY19 highway project award target to 20000 km: Nitin Gadkari
- April 18, 2018

The government has also raised the highway construction target for 2018-19 - now pegged at 16,420 km - and per day construction target at 45 km for the current fiscal against about 27 km per day fpr the previous year. Gadkari , during which he reviewed the state-wise status of projects. Earlier this month, the ministry had announced that the government would be adopting global norms for calculating highways construction from this fiscal, which would include measuring lane kilometres instead of ... (more...)
Rugby Europe hands Spain players lengthy bans for Belgium fracas Rugby Europe hands Spain players lengthy bans for Belgium fracas
- April 18, 2018

The match was refereed by Romanian Vlad Iordachescu, and the result ensured Romania won an automatic qualifying spot. At the final whistle, furious Spanish players surrounded Romanian referee Vlad Lordachescu, who had awarded 18 penalties against them. (more...)
Response To Today's Incident In The Senate Chamber Response To Today's Incident In The Senate Chamber
- April 18, 2018

Three men burst into Nigeria's Senate on Wednesday and snatched the legislature's ceremonial mace, in an incident the body's spokesman blamed on a lawmaker who had been suspended. The Mace signifies authority and power to convene a legislative sitting. Meanwhile, the senate has described the action as an act of treason , and assured that the situation would be properly dealt with. (more...)
VanEck Vectors Coal ETF (KOL) Rises 0.94% for April 17
- April 18, 2018

Over the course of the day 13,944 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 48,660 over the last 30 days for VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Muni ETF (NYSEARCA:MLN). The exchange traded fund has 155.67M net assets and 0.46% volatility this month. VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF has a 12-month low of $37.04 and a 12-month high of $46.20. (more...)
Local school districts react to Friday's planned walkouts Local school districts react to Friday's planned walkouts
- April 18, 2018

Friday also marks one month since the shooting at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County, which led to the death of two students - 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey and the gunman, 17-year-old Austin Wyatt Rollins. Vine was confronted by a male student who told her not to step on the Confederate flag. "Approximately 100 students participated". U46 spokeswoman Mary Fergus said administrators will allows students to assemble on school property and participate in peaceful protest during ... (more...)
Uhuru motorcade met by protesters in London Uhuru motorcade met by protesters in London
- April 18, 2018

President Uhuru delivered a speech at Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House). Kenyan-London residents at the scene were waving the placards which could be seen inscribed the words: Respect the Rule of Law, Born Kenyan Forever Kenyan. (more...)
Merkel, Putin to meet against Syria crisis Merkel, Putin to meet against Syria crisis
- April 18, 2018

The U.S., United Kingdom and France jointly launched strikes Friday night targeting the Syrian regime chemical weapons capabilities in retaliation for the suspected chemical attack that had killed dozens in eastern Ghouta. He said in response: "I am scared myself, because I have children and grandchildren, so I'm scared for their fate". "Today we consider it possible to come back to this issue and not only with respect to Syria", Rudskoy warned. (more...)
Land Registry House Price Index: April 2018 Land Registry House Price Index: April 2018
- April 18, 2018

After London, the lowest annual growth was in Yorkshire and the Humber, where prices increased by 3.1% in the year to February 2018. He added: "With no sign of a turnaround in the London market, we expect it to continue to be the worst-performing region for the rest of this year while prices carry on increasing in the rest of the country, albeit at a slower rate". (more...)
With an eye on Lingayat votes, Modi, Shah pay tributes to Basaveshwara With an eye on Lingayat votes, Modi, Shah pay tributes to Basaveshwara
- April 18, 2018

Consolidated support of the Lingayats is crucial if the BJP is to do well in the Karnataka assembly polls, scheduled for May 12. He later accompanied Prince Charles to an exhibition titled "5,000 Years of Science and Innovation", ANI reported. (more...)
Winter Won't Let Go: Iowa Seeing Hail, Sleet, and Snow Winter Won't Let Go: Iowa Seeing Hail, Sleet, and Snow
- April 18, 2018

Drivers should expect slippery road conditions in the late morning and evening, with reduced visibility at times. Temperatures will reach a high of 36 degrees, with wind gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. The Weather Service predicts quiet weather and a warming trend to follow as temperatures begin a climb back to normal. The initial push of snow will be the most intense. (more...)
Man stabs deputy in sheriff's office in Georgia, is shot dead Man stabs deputy in sheriff's office in Georgia, is shot dead
- April 18, 2018

The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office has released the names of the suspect and deputy involved in an officer involved shooting, in which a deputy fired upon a suspect who pointed a handgun at him. The deputy is receiving medical treatment, Hambrick told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . When officers went to check on him, police said, he became "combative". (more...)
NHS ransomware attack response criticised NHS ransomware attack response criticised
- April 18, 2018

Its report said: 'The department and its national bodies should urgently consider and agree implementation plans arising from the recommendations within their Lessons Learned document, prioritising and costing actions, setting a clear timetable, and ensuring national and local roles, responsibilities and oversight arrangements are clear. (more...)
Pregnant Woman Accidentally Shot by Toddler Pregnant Woman Accidentally Shot by Toddler
- April 18, 2018

According to police, the woman's boyfriend left his 9mm handgun with extended magazine on the center console of the auto while he went inside the shop. We ran outside with a bunch of other people. "He grabbed his jacket and wrapped it around her waist", said Paloma Prieto, an employee at Plato's Closet. (more...)
United Nations source: OPCW experts unlikely to enter Douma on Wednesday
- April 18, 2018

Inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will go in on Wednesday if the United Nations team decides "the situation is sound", according to Syria's United Nations ambassador, Bashar Ja'afari. "These strikes don't necessarily resolve anything but I think they were important", Macron added. On Tuesday night, Russian Federation again quarreled with the USA and its Western allies over Syria, saying the airstrikes set back any political negotiations to end ... (more...)
Man dead after fire at apartment at Danforth and Greenwood Man dead after fire at apartment at Danforth and Greenwood
- April 18, 2018

Firefighters were called to the unit at 2:12 a.m. "Upon arrival, our crews discovered a fire in one of the units on the upper floors", Deputy Fire Chief Jim Jessop said. The victim was taken to hospital where he later died. Toronto Fire Service investigators are expected to be on scene throughout the morning, Beam said. (more...)

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