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France's Macron urges defence of democracy in EU France's Macron urges defence of democracy in EU
- April 18, 2018

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a leading figure of the continent's nationalist right, swept to re-election this month on an anti-immigration, euroskeptic platform. Echoing the language of historians about Europe's slide into war a century ago, he said he would not belong to another "generation of sleepwalkers" and let the European Union wither in what he called an atmosphere of "civil war". (more...)
Tensions rise in Taiwan Strait as China begins military drills Tensions rise in Taiwan Strait as China begins military drills
- April 18, 2018

The US should reconsider its "one China" policy and increase interactions with Taiwan, while encouraging Beijing to interact with Taipei without prerequisites and to abandon the use of force, Project 2049 Institute executive director Mark Stokes said. (more...)
Parkland survivor calls for boycott of Vanguard for investing in gunmakers Parkland survivor calls for boycott of Vanguard for investing in gunmakers
- April 18, 2018

There's a reason the two are so heavily invested - as so-called passive investors, they have to buy every stock in the index they track. Vanguard is the largest provider of mutual funds in the world, while BlackRock is the largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). (more...)
Cuomo giving parolees right to vote via executive order Cuomo giving parolees right to vote via executive order
- April 18, 2018

Cuomo speaks this month in NY. "600,000 people, it would be the second largest city in the state of NY, and still numerous conditions are still slum conditions". "I'm unwilling to take no for an answer", he said. "New York City Housing Authority is a cement reservation today", Cuomo said . The National Action Network - where Cuomo appeared just after former Eric Holder, Attorney General under President Barack Obama, spoke - characterizes felon disenfranchisement laws reconstruction-era ... (more...)
North and South Korea to Announce the End of War North and South Korea to Announce the End of War
- April 18, 2018

A direct phone line between Moon and Kim may be connected by Friday, Moon's Chief of Staff Im Jong-seok said in a briefing Tuesday, adding that it has not been decided when they will hold their 1st conversation. "And they are discussing an end to the war". In the first news report about the meeting, The Washington Post said it had taken place two weeks ago, shortly after the Central Intelligence Agency chief was nominated to become secretary of state. (more...)
End of an era as Castro hands over power End of an era as Castro hands over power
- April 18, 2018

Miguel Diaz-Canel was proposed in Cuba's parliament on Wednesday as the sole candidate to replace Raul Castro as president, which will make him the island's first non-Castro leader since the 1959 revolution. But the Cuban economy has remained sluggish, growing by just 2.4 percent per year on average over the past decade - well short of the 7 percent annual growth that government officials say is necessary for the country to develop, according to Reuters . (more...)
Myanmar president grants amnesty to 8500 prisoners Myanmar president grants amnesty to 8500 prisoners
- April 18, 2018

President Win Myint, who took office last month after his predecessor suddenly resigned, said the pardons were granted on humanitarian grounds during the Buddhist new year festival known as Thingyan. Almost 2,000 members of Myanmar's military and police force, who were jailed under the Military Act or Police Disciplinary Act, would be freed, Zaw Htay wrote. (more...)
Facebook re-announces more privacy reminders to comply with EU's GDPR Facebook re-announces more privacy reminders to comply with EU's GDPR
- April 18, 2018

The GDPR represents a dramatic overhaul of the privacy laws governing what companies can do with data about European citizens. This was a major decision - partly practical, partly principled and partly public relations. For instance, a Responsible Party in POPIA is termed a Controller in the GDPR, an Operator in the context of POPIA is a Processor in the GDPR and POPIA's information Officer is a Data Protection Officer (DPO) in the GDPR. (more...)
Blue Jays aim for sweep of Royals Blue Jays aim for sweep of Royals
- April 18, 2018

Yangervis Solarte hit a two-run home run in the first to give the Blue Jays an early 2-0 lead and finished the first game 2-for-3 with four runs-batted in. Jaime Garcia got the win to improve to 2-0 on the year after giving up all three runs on eight hits while striking out five over five innings of work. (more...)
Biodegradable Paper Packaging Materials Market Global Briefing 2018 to 2025 Biodegradable Paper Packaging Materials Market Global Briefing 2018 to 2025
- April 18, 2018

The study also provides you with profiles of the companies, product pictures, their specifications, overall revenue, market share, size and contact details of the key manufacturers of Non-alcoholic Beverage Packaging Sales, some of them listed here are Amcor, Ball Corporation, BEMIS, Crown Holdings, O-I, Allied Glass, AptarGroup, Ardagh Group, Can Pack Group, CCL, CKS Packaging, Evergreen Packaging, Genpak, HUBER Packaging, International Paper, Kian Joo, Mondi, Parksons, Silgan Holdings, Tetra ... (more...)
Super Creepy Trailer Arrives for the 2018 Horror Film — Hereditary' New Trailer Super Creepy Trailer Arrives for the 2018 Horror Film — Hereditary' New Trailer
- April 18, 2018

A24 has released a brand new trailer for its upcoming horror film Hereditary , the directorial debut from Ari Aster . Did this trailer freak you out? There are horror films and there are unsettling films; then there are deeply terrifying and disturbing films. (more...)
Rajasthan to face Kolkata in search for third victory Rajasthan to face Kolkata in search for third victory
- April 18, 2018

Do join us back for KKR's chase . Curran ended his bowling at 1/21 in two overs. He first removed Gowtham who was caught at backward point. Leg spinner Shreyas Gopal of the Rajasthan Royals can have a critical role to play in the middle overs. (more...)
Russia: White House Says No New Sanctions For Now Russia: White House Says No New Sanctions For Now
- April 18, 2018

President Donald Trump hasn't approved any additional punitive moves against Russian Federation and his aides haven't formally recommended any, said the people, who spoke on condition of anonymity. But the sanctions were not ready in time for Trump's Friday night statement, so they were delayed. The officials were not authorized to discuss private administration deliberations publicly and spoke to AP on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Brexit: EU Council head warns United Kingdom on Irish border issue Brexit: EU Council head warns United Kingdom on Irish border issue
- April 18, 2018

More than a year after the government triggered article 50, British and European Union negotiators will meet across a table to discuss the UK's future trade ties. Wednesday's Brussels meeting involves Olly Robbins, the prime minister's Europe adviser and Sabine Weyand the EU's deputy chief negotiator. It's the most recent message by European Council (EC) President Donald Tusk to Britain, while he also called for long-awaited solution to hard border issue between Ireland and ... (more...)
Ofcom to investigate RT impartiality Ofcom to investigate RT impartiality
- April 18, 2018

Russia has denied any involvement and suggested Britain carried out the attack to stoke anti-Russian hysteria. "Until recently, [RT license-holder] TV Novosti's overall compliance record has not been materially out of line with other broadcasters". (more...)
Hiding app disguised as calculator disappears from App Store following police investigation
- April 18, 2018

Private Photos ( Calculator %) first gained attention in 2015 when U.S. district attorney Pamela Casey's warning to parents about the app's true goal went viral on Facebook . Another title from this company, Calculator +, looks equally innocent. Digital Mind Co has developed similar apps, including one that acts as a private browser. (more...)
Barbara Bush called 'amazing racist' after her death in professor's controversial tweet Barbara Bush called 'amazing racist' after her death in professor's controversial tweet
- April 18, 2018

Castro distanced the the university from her comments, saying the tweets were "made as a private citizen, not as a representative of Fresno State". Venus Di'Khadijah Selenite, a self-described "poet, writer, performance artist, sex worker, witch, CrashPad Series star, Trans Women Writers Collective editor, teacher, and advocate", called the late first lady "racist as fuck". (more...)
Jewish Teen Belt-Whipped, Abused on Berlin Street by Muslim Attacker Jewish Teen Belt-Whipped, Abused on Berlin Street by Muslim Attacker
- April 18, 2018

One of the Jewish men reportedly tried to follow the attacker after the incident, but stopped after the group threw a glass bottle in his direction. Levi Salomon, the spokesperson for the Jewish Forum for Democracy and against anti-Semitism, told press on Wednesday that it was "unbearable" that a young man was openly attacked on the streets of the German capital just because he had worn a symbol of his Jewish faith. (more...)
Carnival Corp (CCL) Near-Term Moving Average Signal of Sell Carnival Corp (CCL) Near-Term Moving Average Signal of Sell
- April 18, 2018

About 2.96 million shares traded. GrubHub Inc. (NYSE:GRUB) has risen 206.92% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 195.37% the S&P500. Bartlett reported 1,205 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Fulton Breakefield Broenniman Llc holds 129,070 shares or 1.44% of its portfolio. The stock of Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL ) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, December 21 by Stifel Nicolaus. (more...)
Japan's vice finance minister to resign over sexual harassment Japan's vice finance minister to resign over sexual harassment
- April 18, 2018

It is the latest in a number of headaches for Aso and Abe. He said he still meant to sue the magazine, Shincho. "Given that the situation after the report has made it hard for me to fulfill my duty as administrative vice minister, I tendered my resignation to Finance Minister Aso just now". (more...)
Student loan interest rate hits 6.3% in face of growing dismay Student loan interest rate hits 6.3% in face of growing dismay
- April 18, 2018

Students called the new borrowing rate "eye-watering". However, these loans must be paid off, whereas student loans only need to be repaid once your salary hits a certain level. "This is more of a psychological issue than a monetary one". The interest rate you now accrue is up to 6.1%. While those who started university before 1998 will be charged 3.3 per cent interest from September, a rise from 3.1 per cent. (more...)
Contractors credit headcount, training increases to tax reform Contractors credit headcount, training increases to tax reform
- April 18, 2018

Nelson was hostile to it", Mr. Trump said at an event on the economy in Hialeah, Florida. As a result of these tax cuts , more money stays here where it can be invested in local projects and spent at local small businesses. "That's where we were headed. He's been proven to be dishonest and I think his credibility is really at hand and it's quite interesting that he would question someone else's when he has such a lack of credibility himself", added Sanders. (more...)
Confusion over whether inspectors have access to 'chemical attack site'
- April 18, 2018

When they were shot at, they made a decision to withdraw from the city, according to Uzumcu. Global chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities. (more...)
Pulling Back the Curtain on Shares of Banco Santander SA (BNC.L)
- April 18, 2018

This may involve figuring out a proper strategy, and deciding which stocks to start with when constructing a portfolio. On Wednesday, November 1 J.P. Morgan upgraded Banco Santander (NYSE:Brasil S) to "Buy" rating. Using the ADX with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) may help determine the direction of the trend as well as the overall momentum. (more...)
Law commission backs one-nation-one Law commission backs one-nation-one
- April 18, 2018

Accordingly, it has published a summary of the Draft Working Paper. Simultaneous Elections would imply elections taking place for all three tiers of the government in a synchronised manner. The Law Commission also suggested that the Centre get the constitutional amendments ratified by all states to avoid a challenge. The government's law body said elections in 2019 could be held in phases. (more...)
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (CTB) Gains Media Sentiment Rating of 0.31
- April 18, 2018

For now, the company has PEG ratio of 1.62. The stock increased 4.75% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $15.45. Altra Industrial Motion Corp. Assetmark reported 3,316 shares stake. Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.13 average brokerage recommendation. (more...)
National Weather Service in Columbia Confirms Tornado Touchdown National Weather Service in Columbia Confirms Tornado Touchdown
- April 18, 2018

He said the weather conditions are expected to be severe. He said up to two inches of rainfall is possible in localized areas. For the twin cities of Minneapolis-St. The tornado then lifted four miles north of Norwood. A total of more than 150 flights had also been cancelled on Sunday at Chicago's O'Hare International, Boston's Logan International, Milwaukee's General Mitchell International and Newark Liberty International airport in New Jersey, flightaware said. (more...)
CWG Team gold more special than individual medal: Saina CWG Team gold more special than individual medal: Saina
- April 18, 2018

But Pullela Gopichand , chief coach of the Indian team, did just that when he heaped praise on Ashwini Ponnappa . Talking to NDTV after the match, Saina revealed that Gopichand briefed them together and asked them to not let the emotions take control over their behaviour as the two medals were coming to India. (more...)
Imran Revealed Names Who Sold Votes in Senate Election 2018 Imran Revealed Names Who Sold Votes in Senate Election 2018
- April 18, 2018

A charge sheet will be issued to the legislators to look for a clarification of their activities, Imran stated, including that their names will likewise be sent to the National Accountability Burea (NAB). By furnishing explanation in response to show-cause notices, the members can avoid being expelled from the party, he added. Last month, Dawn.com had learned that at least 17 PTI lawmakers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa allegedly sold their votes during the Senate election enabling two PPP ... (more...)
Greens announce plan to decriminalise cannabis use Greens announce plan to decriminalise cannabis use
- April 18, 2018

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has called for reforms to the existing prohibition, saying the country's approach to illicit drugs was an "unmitigated disaster". Opposition Leader Bill Shorten also weighed into the debate, calling out the Greens for apparently using the cannabis debate as "political click-bait". (more...)

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