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Cuba's new president vows to defend Castro revolutionary legacy Cuba's new president vows to defend Castro revolutionary legacy
- April 19, 2018

In his inaugural speech, Diaz-Canel said that his mandate was "to ensure the continuity of the Cuban revolution at a key historic moment". "There has to be a focus on ties to, links with the people - to listen to the people, investigate the problems that exist and inspire debates about those problems", Diaz-Canel told reporters during recent voting for members of the National Assembly. (more...)
Solano County gets a 'C' for air quality Solano County gets a 'C' for air quality
- April 19, 2018

The report , which includes San Joaquin County with a Northern California region that includes the San Francisco Bay Area, noted that the region ranked 13th in the nation for ozone pollution, and generally saw an increase in unhealthy ozone pollution days over the course of the a year ago - Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin and Santa Clara counties all earned grades of "F". (more...)
Queen Elizabeth II's last remaining corgi has died Queen Elizabeth II's last remaining corgi has died
- April 19, 2018

According to Daily Mail , Willow was put down due to a cancer-related illness. "For many years, she mourned all her dogs, but she is more upset about the death of willow than any of them", - said a source in Buckingham Palace. PHOTO: Queen Elizabeth II with one of her corgis at Sandringham , 1970. However, the queen's grandson Prince Harry said his fiancee, USA actress Meghan Markle whom he marries next month, had charmed the dogs. (more...)
Uber doubling down on investment in Indian market Uber doubling down on investment in Indian market
- April 19, 2018

COO Barney Harford said investments in India are made using funds from profitable markets. The speculations got stronger after SoftBank - an investor in Ola - joined Uber as an investor committing over $1 billion. Hardford had taken charge as Uber COO in December past year. The top four Indian cities, namely Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Mumbai are today 149 percent more congested than comparable cities in Asia, the 40-page report titled "Unlocking Cities: The impact of ridesharing ... (more...)
Plans to assassinate Julius Malema exposed Plans to assassinate Julius Malema exposed
- April 19, 2018

Nel announced that he plans to privately prosecute Malema for fraud and corruption charges related to On Point Engineering, a company that had links to Malema. For the PCLU to decline to prosecute Malema seems implausible, given the body of evidence that seemed to exist at the time that the case was put on the court roll in 2015. (more...)
Keith Earls has 'realistic' chance of being fit for Racing - Van Graan Keith Earls has 'realistic' chance of being fit for Racing - Van Graan
- April 19, 2018

The clubs have met six times previously with Munster winning four and losing twice, the teams met twice in the pool stage this season with the home side on the day winning each encounter. Van Graan said Munster would make a call on the fitness of both back-row Jack O'Donoghue, ankle injury, and prop James Cronin , stinger/shoulder injury, will be made on Thursday. (more...)
United Nations security attacked in Douma ahead of reconnaissance
- April 19, 2018

Worldwide chemical weapons inspectors Tuesday entered Douma , the Syrian town that was the site of a suspected poison gas attack that led to Western airstrikes against the Syrian government , state media reported. Nerve agents, however, can often be detected for years. Quoting an unnamed military official, state TV said air defences fired a number of missiles due to a "false alarm", but gave no more information. (more...)
Trump Filed Extension for 2017 Tax Return, White House Says Trump Filed Extension for 2017 Tax Return, White House Says
- April 19, 2018

That's an effective tax rate of 25.3 percent. "This year, Oklahomans can be glad that this is the last year they will have to file their taxes under the outdated tax code". Feeling better? Well, if not, compare Arizona's tax freedom date with that of New York's, which at May 14th has the latest date of the year. Hurrying to file a return may mean making mistakes, including forgetting documents or listing incorrect Social Security numbers.Those mistakes could lead to an audit. (more...)
Syrian chemical attack probe delayed again by Douma gunfire Syrian chemical attack probe delayed again by Douma gunfire
- April 19, 2018

The OPCW sent a fact-finding team to Syria on Saturday. He did not identify the assailants. A statement said the United Nations recon team "came under small arms fire and an explosive was detonated". "Therefore we had to work with closest allies quickly to ensure we had confidence in the intelligence picture, enabling policymakers to choose best course of action", an intelligence official told CNN. (more...)
Protesters built a giant pipeline to greet Justin Trudeau in London Protesters built a giant pipeline to greet Justin Trudeau in London
- April 19, 2018

Not everyone swooned - especially not nationalist leader Marine Le Pen, and especially not when talk turned to the Canada-EU trade deal. Justin Trudeau made it a point of honor to emphasize the convergences with Emmanuel Macron. While climate and trade were at the top of the agenda for Trudeau's meeting with Macron, also top of mind was the West African nation of Mali, where France is leading a counter-terror mission and Canada is sending peacekeepers. (more...)
British PM May to pay tribute to Queen's dedication to Commonwealth British PM May to pay tribute to Queen's dedication to Commonwealth
- April 19, 2018

The Commonwealth leaders will later attend the official reception to be hosted by British Premier Theresa May and Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland QC at the Lancaster House while they would join another reception of the Commonwealth secretary general at St James Palace in the afternoon. (more...)
Man struck, killed by hit-and-run driver in Phoenix Man struck, killed by hit-and-run driver in Phoenix
- April 19, 2018

Police say 27-year-old Jairo Adair Contreras Quinter entered the home Tuesday after abandoning a stolen vehicle while a 24-year-old female passenger was taken into custody outside the house. But, of course, that doesn't discredit the importance of the dog, nor does it make it easier for those in the department, especially Bane's handler. (more...)
On arrival, Modi confronted by angry protesters in London On arrival, Modi confronted by angry protesters in London
- April 19, 2018

But we will not tolerate those who like to export terror. In the face of these realities, the Prime Minister's only accomplishment were the surgical strike which he chose to speak off - reminding his audience that he had been "hard on terror" and "tough on Pakistan". (more...)
UP shocker: Father joins two friends in raping daughter UP shocker: Father joins two friends in raping daughter
- April 19, 2018

In a horrifying case of incest, a man allegedly offered his 35-year-old daughter to his friends and later joined them to gang rape her in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district. Speaking to IndiaToday.in, the victim said, "My father handed me over to his friend and fled away with my son". She narrated her ordeal to her mother after which they approached the police to register the complaint. (more...)
Russia to US: Save your missiles for terrorists Russia to US: Save your missiles for terrorists
- April 19, 2018

The prospect of a larger retaliation worried Pentagon leaders who feared unwanted consequences in a theater crowded by major military powers. "A state flag hoisted on the Douma building heralded control over this settlement and, hence, over entire eastern Ghouta", Yuri Yevtushenko, chief of Russia's centre for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria , told Tass. (more...)
Houston 911 operator sentenced for hanging up on hundreds of calls Houston 911 operator sentenced for hanging up on hundreds of calls
- April 19, 2018

Crenshanda Williams, 44, was found guilty on Wednesday following a trial in Harris County of interference with emergency telephone calls after repeatedly hanging up the phone while working at the Houston Emergency Center (HEC) before she was caught and fired in August 2016, reports Click2Houston. (more...)
Fire rips through vacant building in downtown Phoenix Fire rips through vacant building in downtown Phoenix
- April 19, 2018

Initially, there is no word on how the fire was started. Two people were transported to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. Neighbours said the house was a rental. Fire officials were concerned about the flames spreading to the neighbouring home on the east side of the property. "We heard some doorbelling and they were already in our house", Tricia Candelaria said. (more...)
S.Africa's Imperial CEO resigns after court ruling over employee dismissal S.Africa's Imperial CEO resigns after court ruling over employee dismissal
- April 19, 2018

Chowan was sacked in September 2015 after she laid a grievance against Lamberti, whom she said had referred to her as "an employment equity candidate" and had denied her the promotion opportunities that she had expected. Lamberti's comments about Chowan were deemed as sexist and racist, and the Economic Freedom Fighters, trade federation Cosatu, the Black Business Council and the Black Management Forum are calling for Mark Lamberti's resignation from all his positions. (more...)
Ugandan President Bans Oral Sex, Says 'The Mouth is for Eating' Ugandan President Bans Oral Sex, Says 'The Mouth is for Eating'
- April 19, 2018

The university said Kisuze had been suspended from university service on half pay with immediate effect to allow a smooth investigation into allegations that he sexually harassed the student on Tuesday at his office at Senate Building. For those unfamiliar with Museveni, he signed the Anti-Homosexuality Act in 2014. Lokodo made the remarks while speaking to English comedian and activist Stephen Fry. (more...)
IPL 2018: Virat Kohli downbeat despite smashing IPL run record IPL 2018: Virat Kohli downbeat despite smashing IPL run record
- April 19, 2018

Rohit also showered high praise on the West Indian opener Evin Lewis who saw two of his teammates dismissed of their first ball at the beginning of the innings before going on to score an important half century. In the run chase, it was the repeat telecast of RCB's last match as the team crumbled under scoreboard pressure and lost wickets in clumps with batsmen attempting to hit every ball out of the ground. (more...)
Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) Stock Earnings Analysis & Valuation Update
- April 19, 2018

Packaging Corporation of America had 58 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock increased 1.61% or $1.83 during the last trading session, reaching $115.75. Ameriprise holds 0% or 1.32M shares. Sasco Cap Ct has invested 0.04% in Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG). Nordea Inv Ab reported 52,261 shares stake. (more...)
BJP berth gambit as Jammu unit boils BJP berth gambit as Jammu unit boils
- April 19, 2018

The BJP dissociated itself from Singh's rally. The apex court said that at this stage when the Crime Branch has filed a charge sheet against eight accused, including a juvenile, and the father of the victim has expressed satisfaction with the ongoing investigation, the case can't be transferred. (more...)
Emergency services tasked to scene of light aircraft crash
- April 19, 2018

Q Radio have reported of fatalities on board the aircraft, thought to be a Cessna. Ambulance Service personnel and the air ambulance have also been tasked to the scene. "Thinking of all of those involved at this hard time". It's understood the aircraft may have come down as it made its approach to the airport. Fire crews from Antrim, Crumlin and Glengormley, and one from Belfast International Airport, are in attendance. (more...)
$10000 reward offered for information about missing explosives $10000 reward offered for information about missing explosives
- April 19, 2018

A man stole guns Saturday from Dunham's Sports after smashing the glass gun display case and grabbing multiple firearms, according to an ATF news release. Harrisburg's Fox 43reported that the work site security company discovered the heist Monday. "We are asking for the public's help in our effort to apprehend and convict those responsible". (more...)
Iraq launches airstrikes on IS positions inside Syria Iraq launches airstrikes on IS positions inside Syria
- April 19, 2018

Iraqi air forces have launched strikes on Islamic State positions in Syria, the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said. The raids were ordered by the premier "because of the danger they [terrorists] pose to Iraqi territory", the statement said. (more...)
Shikhar Dhawan plays prank on Sunrisers Hyderabad teammate Rashid Khan Shikhar Dhawan plays prank on Sunrisers Hyderabad teammate Rashid Khan
- April 19, 2018

Ravichandran Ashwin-led Kings XI Punjab (KXIP ) welcome Sunrisers Hyderabad ( SRH ) in Mohali for the 16th encounter of the tournament. SRH would hope that their fielding unit continues to perform well and contribute towards the team's success. (more...)
Acid attack on 3 girls in Pakistan for rejecting marriage proposal Acid attack on 3 girls in Pakistan for rejecting marriage proposal
- April 19, 2018

The reason behind the attack was revealed to be the rejection of a marriage proposal. Upon the girl's identification, Owais was taken into custody by the police. He has also directed for the best medical facilities to be provided to the survivors of the attack. On a related note, 143 women were attacked with acid or were set on fire in Pakistan previous year, according to a report released by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) earlier this week. (more...)
CJP inquires Pervaiz Khatak about 'good governance' in KP CJP inquires Pervaiz Khatak about 'good governance' in KP
- April 19, 2018

CJP, on Thursday, was visiting the Lady Reading Hospital and Al-Razi medical college in Peshawar where he inquired people about their problems. The CJP remarked that KP province is providing dirty water to the people. "I saw no improvement during my visit to LRH", the CJP remarked after the visit, and asked the chief secretary how many hospitals the provincial government had built along the lines of LRH in the last five years. (more...)
Where did deadly magnitude 4.4 quake hit — Indonesia natural disaster MAP Where did deadly magnitude 4.4 quake hit — Indonesia natural disaster MAP
- April 19, 2018

He said 21 people were hospitalized with injuries and more than 2,100 people have been evacuated to temporary shelters. According to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), the quake was centered 52 kilometers north of Kebumen at a depth of 4 km. (more...)
Gibraltar delegation attends Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London Gibraltar delegation attends Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London
- April 19, 2018

Modi landed at the Heathrow airport of United Kingdom on Tuesday. "Nobody should face discrimination or persecution because of who they are or who they love and the United Kingdom stands ready to help any Commonwealth member wanting to reform outdated legislation that makes such discrimination possible". (more...)

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