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Kathua rape: J&K govt warns students against protesting Kathua rape: J&K govt warns students against protesting
- April 23, 2018

The repeated use of force, including pellets and teargas canisters couldn't halt the protests over past week and government has made a decision to order closure of higher secondary schools and colleges. "Who will convey him that students here completely rely on coaching centres for completion of syllabi throughout the academic session?" Describing the move as an endorsement of the failures on part of PDP-BJP government, the spokesman urged the government to revoke the order and take ... (more...)
Nawaz Sharif appears in court in corruption trial Nawaz Sharif appears in court in corruption trial
- April 23, 2018

Earlier, Sharif and Maryam were welcomed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) workers at the airport in Islamabad as they arrived from London where they had gone on Wednesday to see Sharif's ailing wife. The next hearing of the case is on April 23. The witness submitted new documents about the Avenfield properties' ownership, bills and tax record which he said were received in response to letters written to the United Kingdom authorities for mutual legal assistance (MLA). (more...)
Psychology professor apologizes for his role in Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal Psychology professor apologizes for his role in Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal
- April 23, 2018

Kogan finally weighed in on the issue at length on Sunday (April 22), through interviews with BuzzFeed and CBS' 60 Minutes . "I think that core idea that we had-that everybody knows and nobody cares-was fundamentally flawed". "Never heard a word", he said, referencing his app's user agreement. "The belief in Silicon Valley and certainly our belief. was that the general public must be aware that their data is being sold and shared and used to advertise to them", Kogan said. (more...)
Iran's banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies Iran's banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies
- April 23, 2018

Iran moved this month to formally unify its official and open market exchange rates and banned money changing outside of banks, after its currency, the "Rial" plunged to an all-time low on concerns about a possible return of crippling sanctions. (more...)
Syracuse Fraternity Expelled after Latest Video Syracuse Fraternity Expelled after Latest Video
- April 23, 2018

UPDATE- The Department of Public Safety at Syracuse University has confirmed complaints have been filed against 18 people connected to the fraternity Theta Tau , after two disturbing videos were released last week. Syverud also made sure to state that "the students have rights in this process" and that the university will, of course, adhere to that during the proceedings. (more...)
Google confirmed the blocking of services in Russian Federation Google confirmed the blocking of services in Russian Federation
- April 23, 2018

The reason that many IP addresses are blocked, is that Telegram uses a technique that allows him to "jump" to a new IP address when the one he uses, is blocked. Pavel Durov, Telegram's Russian founder, said he was "thrilled we were able to survive under the most aggressive attempt of internet censorship in Russian history with nearly 18m IP addresses blocked". (more...)
No objection to Manu Sharma's release, says Jessica Lall's sister Sabrina No objection to Manu Sharma's release, says Jessica Lall's sister Sabrina
- April 23, 2018

Delhi government rules permit a murder convict undergoing a life sentence to approach a review board to seek "premature release". The Supreme Court had two months later in February 2011 upheld the HC verdict. "I do not require financial assistance from the victim welfare fund and request you to give the same to others, who are more in need", she mentioned in the letter. (more...)
Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Anticipates Cohen Documents Will Embarrass Sean Hannity Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Anticipates Cohen Documents Will Embarrass Sean Hannity
- April 23, 2018

Fox News anchor Sean Hannity had a bad week. Fox News host Sean Hannity has links to several shell companies that own millions of dollars worth of real estate throughout the United States, The Guardian revealed in a Sunday night report. (more...)
Punjab Board Class 12th Provisional Result Expected Today Punjab Board Class 12th Provisional Result Expected Today
- April 23, 2018

Candidates who have appeared the 12th class exam of PSEB can check their results of the 12th class on the official website of PSEB. The results once declared will be available on the official website. Just click on the link and enter your hall ticket number, and other required details over there. - The result will appear on the screen. The overall pass percentage was, however, recorded at 65.97 percent. (more...)
In memos, Comey describes Trump's reactions to dossier, concerns over Flynn In memos, Comey describes Trump's reactions to dossier, concerns over Flynn
- April 23, 2018

ABC News obtained copies of the memos , which are partially redacted, on Thursday after the Justice Department turned over 15 pages of declassified material to Congress . The memos, which Mr Comey wrote immediately after several meetings with Mr Trump in the weeks after his inauguration on 20 January 2017, depict a president deeply anxious about the impact of the probe into Russian meddling in the election the previous year. (more...)
I dedicate my Dadasaheb Phalke award to Mira: Shahid Kapoor I dedicate my Dadasaheb Phalke award to Mira: Shahid Kapoor
- April 23, 2018

Shahid Kapoor is elated that he is going to become a father for the second time, and says it was his wife Mira Rajput's decision to break the news on Instagram . "Of course he just started but he has lots to learn and a long way to go". Talking about the film's progress, Shahid said: "Seventy per cent of the film is complete and some 30 per cent is left. (more...)
Paris-attack suspect sentenced to jail Paris-attack suspect sentenced to jail
- April 23, 2018

The 20-year sentence is maximum envisaged in Belgian Penal Code, although it is possible to add more years of imprisonment if or offences accumulate. Abdeslam was extradited to France in April 2016 and remains in custody on the outskirts of Paris. (more...)
Russia: US Did Not Violate Red Lines During Syria Strikes
- April 23, 2018

According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the Syrian army shot down 71 out of the 103 missiles fired during the attack , using Russian-made air defense systems, including S-125, S-200, as well as the Buk and Kvadrat units. That prompted the U.S., Britain and France to launch a missile strike on Syria. "That act of aggression has complicated many things, including the mandate which UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has been responsible for upon an instruction of the UN ... (more...)
Kate Middleton admitted into hospital in early stages of labour Kate Middleton admitted into hospital in early stages of labour
- April 23, 2018

Her precise due date is unknown. There's still no word on when the royal baby is due. Ms Middleton, 34, and her financier husband James Matthews, 42, married previous year. As Prince William's wife will have recently given birth, speculation regarding her role in the royal wedding has been rife. If the baby is a boy, William and Kate will be following in the footsteps of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, who had a son, a daughter and then another son. (more...)
President Ram Nath Kovind Signs Ordinance Approving Death Penalty to Child Rapists President Ram Nath Kovind Signs Ordinance Approving Death Penalty to Child Rapists
- April 23, 2018

There will be no provision of anticipatory bail for a person accused of rape or gang rape of a girl under 16 years. Death sentence has been provided for rapists of girls under 12 years, officials said quoting the ordinance . The change to the country's penal code applies to those convicted of raping a child under the age of 12. Two recent rape cases have shocked the nation. (more...)
Netanyahu Rebukes Iran, Claims Revolutionary Guards Creating Army Against Israel Netanyahu Rebukes Iran, Claims Revolutionary Guards Creating Army Against Israel
- April 23, 2018

Israel has not commented. The April 9 attack was directed exclusively at an arsenal of Iranian weapons, which were stored at the targeted airbase outside Palmyra. Then too, Israeli pilots faced significant Syrian anti-aircraft fire, set off multiple warning sirens in northern Israel, sending residents into bomb shelters. (more...)
Michael Bloomberg to write $4.5m cheque for Paris climate pact Michael Bloomberg to write $4.5m cheque for Paris climate pact
- April 23, 2018

That is true. But he should change his mind and say, look there really is a problem here. "If everybody would do the right thing, yes, it would be better", he said. "I'm going to try to protect jobs.' That's not his job", Bloomberg said. But he said the odds that he would run for president himself were "not very high". (more...)
Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement
- April 23, 2018

The silent circle of assent. "While former Director Comey went to great lengths to set dining room scenes, discuss height requirements, describe the multiple times he felt complimented, and myriad other extraneous facts, he never once mentioned the most relevant fact of all, which was whether he felt obstructed in his investigation", they wrote. (more...)
Angels' Shohei Ohtani bounces back with two hits against Giants Angels' Shohei Ohtani bounces back with two hits against Giants
- April 23, 2018

With 55 FanDuel points at a cost of $8,500, Richards provided his owners with a ton of value. Gone was a streak of 41 innings - dating to an April 14 game in Kansas City - in which the Angels failed to gain a lead. Hopefully Richards can repeat this many more times this season. "But I'm glad we got a win tonight". Trout leaped and got his glove on the ball. The Angels trailed for the fifth consecutive game. (more...)
Putin ready to meet Trump: Russian FM
- April 23, 2018

But given the latest spiraling of the crisis - in particular the use of the alleged Douma chemical attack as pre-text for striking Syria - things may take a U-turn. Trump proposed a White House summit when he called Putin last month, prior to the mass expulsion of Russian diplomats from the U.S. Both the White House and the Kremlin previously revealed that Trump had invited Putin to the White House during the same call, when the two leaders discussed wanting to meet soon. (more...)
Trump backtracks on new Russian Federation sanctions the day after they're announced Trump backtracks on new Russian Federation sanctions the day after they're announced
- April 23, 2018

Relations between Moscow and Washington are in focus after the United States imposed fresh sanctions on Russia in early April, triggering a massive sell-off on Russian markets and raising global geopolitical tensions to a new level. "The sanction campaign against Russian Federation is truly assuming the nature of an obsessive idea.We see them as going against worldwide law", Peskov said. (more...)
Ministry: 'Heavy casualties' involving Chinese tourists reported in the DPRK Ministry: 'Heavy casualties' involving Chinese tourists reported in the DPRK
- April 23, 2018

Chinese diplomats have rushed to the scene of Sunday's (local time) accident in North Hwanghae province, the foreign ministry said. This tweet was later deleted. China is North Korea's most important economic and diplomatic backer, despite Beijing's anger at Pyongyang's repeated nuclear and missile tests and support for strong United Nations sanctions against North Korea. (more...)
New Brexit survey reveals County Times readers' views New Brexit survey reveals County Times readers' views
- April 23, 2018

Labour has called for the United Kingdom to join a new customs union post-Brexit, saying it would leave the current one but negotiate a treaty afterwards that would "do the work of the customs union". However, it would also be hugely controversial with senior members of the Cabinet, with Downing Street now believing International Trade Secretary Liam Fox and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson could both resign. (more...)
South Korea turns off loudspeaker broadcasts into North South Korea turns off loudspeaker broadcasts into North
- April 23, 2018

North Korea has officially announced they will halt the testing and development of nuclear weapons. Kim said Saturday that his country would halt testing and close a nuclear test site, which Trump hailed as "big progress". Britain and South Korea are in talks to protect an arrangement of tax breaks for Korean buyers of North Sea crude beyond Britain's upcoming exit from the European Union, officials from both countries said, although a breakthrough does not look imminent. (more...)
Murder of Hamas member in Malaysia grabs global attention Murder of Hamas member in Malaysia grabs global attention
- April 23, 2018

Both Hamas and Islamic Jihad blamed Israel for the elimination. The ring members received Hamas funding for their activities. Fadi al-Batsh, a 35-year-old Palestinian academic and member of Hamas, was instantly killed by the unknown attackers in a residential neighbourhood of Kuala Lumpur on Saturday. (more...)
Canada to host meeting of female foreign ministers Canada to host meeting of female foreign ministers
- April 23, 2018

The U.S. ambassador to Canada said Sunday that President Donald Trump is leading worldwide efforts to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. The united states of america said that its priorities additionally contained Iran's "malign" regional activities and also finish North Korea's atomic program. (more...)
Moriya Jutanugarn shoots 66, leads by 1 shot in Los Angeles Moriya Jutanugarn shoots 66, leads by 1 shot in Los Angeles
- April 23, 2018

Ko shot a 66 at Wilshire Country Club on Saturday in her bid to become the year's first two-time victor on the LPGA Tour. Moriya was at a loss for words as she celebrated the win on the 18th green of the Wilshire Country Club with her family members and friends. (more...)
Outgoing Senator Bob Corker Outgoing Senator Bob Corker "Doubts" Trump Will Run For Second Term
- April 23, 2018

Senate, where they have a 51-49 advantage, in November congressional elections. Requested why Blackburn is a greater candidate, Corker responded: "I feel most individuals in our state ... But this morning on CNN, host Dana Bash attempted to get Corker to explain why anyone ought to vote for Blackburn. "Look, I'm not going to campaign against someone who I've been friends with and worked with". (more...)
Trump Cites Gains Ahead of Planned N.Korea Summit Trump Cites Gains Ahead of Planned N.Korea Summit
- April 23, 2018

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un said his country no longer needed to conduct nuclear tests or intercontinental ballistic missile tests because it has completed its goal of developing nuclear weapons, state media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said. (more...)
Child's body discovered in Grand River, near search for missing boy Child's body discovered in Grand River, near search for missing boy
- April 23, 2018

Saturday near Orangeville, Ont., and it is being transported to a coroner's office to be identified. "Latest is we found a body of a young person, but we are not releasing the name at this point". The child was with his mother in the early morning hours of February 21 when the minivan she was driving went into the river in an area west of Orangeville. (more...)

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