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Barbara Bush Articles, Photos, and Videos Barbara Bush Articles, Photos, and Videos
- April 20, 2018

The burial will be on the grounds of the Bush library at Texas A&M University in College Station, about 100 miles northwest of Houston. "To the military, she was a Navy wife, a ship sponsor and a devoted advocate of the men and women in uniform, whom she treated like family", White said. (more...)
Shooting at Florida school as students stage walkout Shooting at Florida school as students stage walkout
- April 20, 2018

The injured student was taken to a local hospital. Today, students across the United States will also stage the second National School Walkout (beginning at 10:00 am EST) to demand change and increased gun control laws. "Parents please stand by for further direction from the school on how to pick up your children". "At this time we have one person injured and they are being treated by medics", the Sheriff's Office said. (more...)
North Korea Becomes Open to Talks About Denuclearization North Korea Becomes Open to Talks About Denuclearization
- April 20, 2018

There has never been a summit between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader, though Bill Clinton came close to agreeing to meet Kim's father, Kim Jong-il, in late 2000. withdrawal from the South was never on the table. Will the United States be able to talk the North Korean leader into giving up his nuclear weapons? Besides, both the USA and Japan have stressed that North Korea should not expect any reward until it takes "irreversible" steps to give up its nuclear ... (more...)
IDF, Hamas, Launch War of Fliers over Gaza Border
- April 20, 2018

The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed that 25-year-old Ahmad Nabil Abu Aqel succumbed to wounds sustained during protests in eastern Jabaliya, when Israeli soldiers shot him in the head. A small fire broke out in an Israeli farming area on Thursday afternoon near the border with central Gaza after a kite fell, witnesses said. "Every day, we will come here with a new way to resist them", he said, referring to Israel. (more...)
Banks run out of money as Indians hoard cash Banks run out of money as Indians hoard cash
- April 20, 2018

Also, all the four printing presses are working round-the-clock to print smaller currency notes. On the other hand, banks, the officials said, are replenishing cash at ATMs. According to the RBI data, during November 2016 to March 2017, Rs 82,168 crore was supplied to Hyderabad office of RBI which is the highest amongst all the offices of RBI in the country. (more...)
India Moves to Fix Inexplicable Cash Shortages India Moves to Fix Inexplicable Cash Shortages
- April 20, 2018

In Bihar , for instance, Rs 800-900 crore has been pumped in through the ATM network with initial assessments suggesting that the shortage may be tackled soon. In Kolkata, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the cash crunch was a reminder of the demonetisation days. "The sitituation is normal now and we are having cash in our branches", said a Guwahati-basedbank official. (more...)
West Bengal panchayat polls: Calcutta High Court orders fresh dates for nomination West Bengal panchayat polls: Calcutta High Court orders fresh dates for nomination
- April 20, 2018

Calcutta high court on Friday extended the deadline for submission of nominations in the Bengal panchayat polls by a day, which will be decided by the state election commission in consultation with the state government. Calling the SEC as a "broker" of the TMC, Bhattacharya demanded that the State Election Commissioner Amarendra Kumar Singh be removed and argued that the Calcutta High Court has every right to intervene in the election process and those opposing are raising unconstitutional ... (more...)
Chuck Schumer is introducing legislation to 'decriminalize' marijuana at the federal level Chuck Schumer is introducing legislation to 'decriminalize' marijuana at the federal level
- April 20, 2018

According to CNN and the Associated Press reports, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is planning to propose legislation next week that would decriminalize the drug at the federal level. New York governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) also warmed to the idea of legalization last week, saying that neighboring states like MA and potentially New Jersey already have, so "for all intents and purposes, it is going to be here anyway." Sen. (more...)
Seoul: North Korea Has Dropped Key Demand for Denuclearization Seoul: North Korea Has Dropped Key Demand for Denuclearization
- April 20, 2018

At the meeting, Albright offered to provide oil and help North Korea to build two nuclear reactors for electricity generation in exchange for Pyongyang's agreement to stop constructing reactors for producing weapons-grade nuclear materials. (more...)
Savannah woman reflects on meeting Former First Lady Barbara Bush Savannah woman reflects on meeting Former First Lady Barbara Bush
- April 20, 2018

While many got to know Bush through the years by watching her on television or reading about her in the newspaper, one local woman got to have an up-close encounter with her. He said the outpouring of support and friendship toward his wife following her death "is lifting us all up". Bush wanted her husband, who was already confined to a wheelchair, to protect his health by canceling the trip. (more...)
Basque group ETA apologizes to victims ahead of dissolution Basque group ETA apologizes to victims ahead of dissolution
- April 20, 2018

In the statement , Eta said it was aware of the pain it has caused all of its victims. "We sincerely regret it". "We really are sorry", the statement adds. It handed over its arms past year. In its statement to Gara , its traditional mouthpiece, ETA said it was not alone in being responsible for the violence in the Basque Country. (more...)
United Nations in security talks with Syria United Nations in security talks with Syria
- April 20, 2018

United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Wednesday the measures are needed in view of the small arms fire and explosive device detonated during a visit by the United Nations advance team Tuesday. Today's news comes as the Pentagon warned the Syrian government still had the capability to launch a fresh chemical attack. Syria and its Russian backers deny that government forces were responsible for the reported attack in the town of Douma. (more...)
Naroda Patiya riot case: Gujarat High Court likely to pronounce verdict Naroda Patiya riot case: Gujarat High Court likely to pronounce verdict
- April 20, 2018

Maya Kodnani , a gynaecologist, was sentenced to a life term in 2012 for her role in the riots in Naroda Patiya, a suburb of Ahmedabad , where about 97 Muslims were massacred in the single bloodiest episode of the three-day violence that followed the Godhra train burning of February 27, 2002. (more...)
Arizona teachers vote to walkout next Thursday Arizona teachers vote to walkout next Thursday
- April 20, 2018

Arizona jumped into a movement for higher teacher pay that started in West Virginia , where a strike garnered a raise, and spread to Oklahoma , Kentucky and most recently Colorado. Seventy-eight percent of school employees voted in favor of walking out. Meanwhile, a grassroots teachers group is conducting voting in which teachers indicate whether to go on strike . (more...)
UN security team working with chemical experts comes under fire in Syria UN security team working with chemical experts comes under fire in Syria
- April 20, 2018

The team had to return to its base in Damascus after Tuesday's shooting attack. The State Department could not say if those attempts to "sanitize" were successful, but it did say that there is a chance that the investigation could be compromised by the time officials get to those sites. (more...)
Former Spartan Auston Robertson arrested in Kansas Former Spartan Auston Robertson arrested in Kansas
- April 20, 2018

The former JUCO standout has been arrested again. In response, a judge revoked Robertson's bond in the assault case. Then on Tuesday, Robertson faced four charges including armed with a unsafe weapon, aggravated robbery, distributing marijuana, and interference with a police officer. (more...)
Trump Warns Russia to 'Get Ready' for US Missile Strikes in Syria Trump Warns Russia to 'Get Ready' for US Missile Strikes in Syria
- April 20, 2018

But Ghias Moussa, who heads the New Jersey and NY chapters of the Syrian American Forum, a group opposed to USA intervention, said the United States should stop trying to push for regime change. The move was meant to send a firm message to Assad, and at the time , Trump said it was in the "vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons". (more...)
Microsoft Is Already Hiring Staff To Work On The Future Xbox Console Microsoft Is Already Hiring Staff To Work On The Future Xbox Console
- April 20, 2018

For now, we can still enjoy the current generation as they are far from being finished. Since that time, both Sony and Microsoft have also released the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X consoles respectively, although the future of gaming will be for newer pieces of hardware. (more...)
Class 10 students to be compensated for error Class 10 students to be compensated for error
- April 20, 2018

The paper for the same was held on 12 March. Now, another decision has taken by the CBSE that it will go to give two extra marks to the students who have appeared for the English exam. In the exam, students were asked the synonyms of the words endurance, obstruction, and motivation but the paragraphs in which they were supposed to look for the answers were wrongly mentioned in the question. (more...)
SC directs Centre to seize underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's Mumbai properties SC directs Centre to seize underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's Mumbai properties
- April 20, 2018

In the Mumbai serial blasts, at least 257 people were killed. Dawood had fled the country and the departments concerned sought to seize properties belonging to the fugitive don. In November past year, Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Forfeiture of Property) (SAFEMA) of the Finance Ministry became the first government body to sell off three of Dawood's properties during a public auction in south Mumbai. (more...)
Syrian boy given food to act as gas victim, says Russia TV Syrian boy given food to act as gas victim, says Russia TV
- April 20, 2018

The statement added that Trump would be speaking with French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May. " Russia and Syria must cooperate". President Donald Trump is sending contradictory messages, saying that he wants to withdraw US troops from Syria, but also promising to continue actions to stop the use of chemical weapons by the Bashar al-Assad regime. (more...)
United Kingdom envoy: Russian Federation and Syria must let inspectors visit Douma United Kingdom envoy: Russian Federation and Syria must let inspectors visit Douma
- April 20, 2018

The suspected chemical attack triggered the USA response. Kenneth McKenzie, director of the United States military's Joint Staff, said Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's regime retains a "residual" chemical capability at a variety of sites across the country. (more...)
Opposition parties to meet on Friday on CJI impeachment Opposition parties to meet on Friday on CJI impeachment
- April 20, 2018

Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Kapil Sibal address the media on Friday. As per the Judges Inquiry Act, 1968, a complaint against a judge has to be made through a resolution either by 100 members of Lok Sabha or 50 Rajya Sabha members. (more...)
PM Modi need to pay more attention to women: Lagarde PM Modi need to pay more attention to women: Lagarde
- April 20, 2018

Lagarde celebrated the move to reduce taxes on businesses, as it would simplify the tax code, encourage investment and move the United States corporate tax closer to the average of the other major economies belonging to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). (more...)
US airstrikes on Syria were handled perfectly, but they changed nothing US airstrikes on Syria were handled perfectly, but they changed nothing
- April 20, 2018

Assad denies he has used chemical weapons , and the USA has yet to present evidence of what it says led to the allied action: a chlorine gas attack on civilians in Douma on April 7 that killed more than 40 people. The reports came just a few days after the United States , Britain and France conducted airstrikes targeting alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria, in retaliation for a suspected poisonous gas attack. (more...)
Japanese volcano erupts, no injuries Japanese volcano erupts, no injuries
- April 20, 2018

The volcano a part of this Kirishima mountain selection on Japan's southern island of Kyushu. The officials said the eruption of Mount Io was the first to be observed since 1768. Mount Io's eruption occurred near Shinmoedake - a volcano featured in the 1967 James Bond film You Only Live Twice - volcano. Japan stays at the Pacific "Ring of Fire" and contains 1 10 active volcanoes. (more...)
Saudi's cinema ban ends with the screening of this superhero hit Saudi's cinema ban ends with the screening of this superhero hit
- April 20, 2018

On Wednesday, the Marvel superhero film " Black Panther " was screened in Saudi Arabia. The invitation-only screening, held Wednesday at a concert hall converted into a cinema complex in the capital, Riyadh, was attended by both women and men. (more...)
'Surprised' over continuing Kathua protests in Valley: J&K Minister 'Surprised' over continuing Kathua protests in Valley: J&K Minister
- April 20, 2018

PM Modi spoke about the rape cases last Friday, prior to which his silence had drawn criticism from many quarters. Hundreds of women, including young girls, took to the streets on Thursday to protest against the brutal rape and murder of eight-year-old Asifa Bano in Kathua area of occupied Kashmir. (more...)
Target to host annual car-seat trade Target to host annual car-seat trade
- April 20, 2018

If you have an old one, exchange it at Target for a voucher that can be used to purchase a new vehicle seat, booster seat, auto seat base, or travel system. Turns out, it's not so easy. Used seats shouldn't be sold or given away, since they expire every six years and regulations change constantly. You can use it toward a new auto seat, stroller, booster seat, vehicle seat base or travel system. (more...)
First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack
- April 20, 2018

European Union foreign ministers united to say they understood the need for the air strikes and called for a new push for a political solution to the war in Syria . In the wake of the furious row over the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in Salisbury, Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said East-West relations were now worse than they were at the time of the Cold War. (more...)

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