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IPL 2018 starts with clash of titans

IPL 2018 starts with clash of titans The team will be banking heavily on Shardul Thakur with an worldwide experience but other than him, Deepak Chahar is only a few IPL matches old. Chennai Super Kings ( CSK ) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) are the most-celebrated franchise of the tournament, who are taking a fresh guard after spending two years of ban handed out over the betting charges. [Full Article...]

Will California send National Guard troops to patrol the border?

Will California send National Guard troops to patrol the border? Reynolds' press secretary Brenna Smith confirmed the Republican governor's support Thursday. Pentagon spokesman White said that "the National Guard's efforts will include aviation, engineering, surveillance, communications, vehicle maintenance and logistical support". [Full Article...]

UK elderly man arrested for murder after burglar stabbed to death

Social media sites have now become an important part of most people's lives, nearly to the point of addiction for some, but they have also become risky in that they are driving children to commit violence and murders "within minutes". This week, 18-year-old Israel Ogunsola became London's 53rd murder victim of 2018. He was later arrested on suspicion of murder , The Telegraph reported. [Full Article...]

Trump threatens $100bn in additional USA tariffs on China

Trump threatens $100bn in additional USA tariffs on China China's initial response to Thursday's statement from Trump was firm but cool. It did not punch back immediately. In Beijing , the Commerce Ministry said China is not afraid to fight a trade war. Some of the tariffs China already announced may also cause complications by pushing up prices. China countered Trump's plan announced Tuesday to slap tariffs on 1,333 of the country's products - ... [Full Article...]

Democratic lawmakers urge Trump to dismiss EPA chief Pruitt

Democratic lawmakers urge Trump to dismiss EPA chief Pruitt GOP members are hoping the controversies surrounding Pruitt die down. Pruitt sued the EPA more than a dozen times during the Obama administration. Pruitt has denied knowledge of the pay increases and told Fox News that the administration is taking corrective action. And another career official, John Reeder, took a position with American University after the EPA told him to take a new ... [Full Article...]

Here is list of products hit by US-China trade tensions

Here is list of products hit by US-China trade tensions Powell said that the U.S. economy was growing and a turbulent stock market would not change the Fed's course to gradually raise interest rates. The Chinese Global Times reports that no negotiations have taken place. "Nothing's happened. Nothing's been executed". The US Department of Agriculture is looking for ways to assist farmers affected by China's tariffs, USDA undersecretary Bill Northey ... [Full Article...]

Library will forgive fines on Tuesday

Library will forgive fines on Tuesday The Suwannee River Regional Library System is celebrating National Library Week with a variety of programs. Food for Fines Week takes place April 9 to 14 at all county library branches, in partnership with the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County . [Full Article...]

Feds seize classified ad site Backpage.com over sex trafficking ads

Feds seize classified ad site Backpage.com over sex trafficking ads According to the notice, the website and its affiliates were seized "as part of an enforcement action" by the FBI, as well as other federal and local agencies. A 2016 Senate report called the site the "largest commercial sex services advertising platform in the United States" and said its officials "have publicly acknowledged that criminals use the website for sex trafficking, including traffickin... [Full Article...]

Trump Trade War - China files WTO dispute resolution complaint

Trump Trade War - China files WTO dispute resolution complaint He insisted that the US has been poorly represented in the WTO and that the organization is "unfair" to the U.S. During the meet at WTO, China also said that if the USA repudiated the pledge which it took during the 1999 hearings, its law may no longer meet the conformity. [Full Article...]

China vows to fight US 'at any cost' as trade spat worsens

China vows to fight US 'at any cost' as trade spat worsens The measures are created to protect U.S. businesses from Chinese intellectual property theft. Euro zone government bond yields also dipped as the trade dispute between the United States and China flared. The sales of South Korean auto brands Hyundai and Kia also plunged in China as state-run media helped whip up anti-South Korean sentiment. The muted drop follows a roller-coaster week for inve... [Full Article...]

Google employees 'sign letter protesting company's work with the Pentagon'

Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) is under pressure from its own employees to stop providing the U.S. Department of Defense with artificial-intelligence tools in a project involving drone technology. It is specifically scoped to be for non-offensive purposes. Never jeopardise that. Ever. Employees fear Google's involvement will "irreparably damage" its brand. [Full Article...]

Weightlifters Open India's Medal Tally at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Weightlifters Open India's Medal Tally at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Ioane had lifted 170 kg at the Commonwealth Championships previous year and only had to make the same weight in order to pip Lather by virtue of weighing in lighter. Gold Coast: Riding on some luck and loads of exuberance, teenager Deepak Lather today became the youngest Indian weightlifter to claim a Commonwealth Games medal, picking up the bronze in the men's 69kg category here today. [Full Article...]

Lula supporters rally as arrest deadline looms

Lula supporters rally as arrest deadline looms A Brazilian judge has ordered the arrest of the former president Luiz InĂ¡cio Lula da Silva, whose appeal to avoid prison on corruption charges was earlier denied by the supreme court. Last year, Moro convicted Lula of trading favours with a construction company in exchange for the promise of a beachfront apartment. Lula's conviction by Moro was upheld by an appellate court and, this week, Br... [Full Article...]

$37M: Did Johnson and Johnson baby powder give NJ husband cancer?

$37M: Did Johnson and Johnson baby powder give NJ husband cancer? The historic verdict comes six months after a Los Angeles Superior Court jury ruled in favor of J&J in the first trial aiming to link the company's products to mesothelioma , a rare cancer caused nearly exclusively by exposure to asbestos. [Full Article...]

Jury recommends 10 years for man who punched, killed woman

Jury recommends 10 years for man who punched, killed woman Jurors in Blagg's latest trial delivered their verdict on Thursday after beginning deliberations on Monday. "My world is never going to be complete until I do". In November of 2001, Blagg called police to report that his wife and his then 6-year-old daughter Abby were missing. They also found him guilty of abuse of a corpse, use of a deadly weapon and stealing furniture and a paper shredder from... [Full Article...]

Indian police questioned former cenbank deputy governor in PNB bank fraud case

Indian police questioned former cenbank deputy governor in PNB bank fraud case This is for the first time that the CBI is examining a top RBI official. "During the interaction they informed us that the scheme was introduced by the UPA Government and the rules were eased just days before the government's tenure ended", said a senior official. [Full Article...]

Facebook adds disclosure requirements for issue ads

Facebook adds disclosure requirements for issue ads Advertisers will need to confirm their identities and location to get authorization. All the vetted ads "will be clearly labelled in the top left-hand corner as "Political Ad", Goldman and Himel said. The searchable archive of ads will also show audience information and the demographic audience for each ad. It also plans to add a feature that will reveal all the ads a page is carrying, even i... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Reserves Order On West Bengal Panchayat Polls Nominations

Supreme Court Reserves Order On West Bengal Panchayat Polls Nominations Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, said the central government could deploy paramilitary forces if there was a requisition from the State Election Commission or a direction from the court. "Elections are the life-blood of democracy and free and fair elections are imperative to give effect to the voice of the people", the BJP petition said. [Full Article...]

Trump directs troops deployed to border

Trump directs troops deployed to border The bishop said the troops will "find no enemy combatants here, just poor people seeking to live in peace and security". The memorandum Trump signed about the border said the situation there "has now reached a point of crisis". It is lower than the 6,400 National Guard members that former President George Bush sent to the border between 2006 and 2008. And President Barack Obama sent 1,200 gu... [Full Article...]

Pak court asks govt not to 'harass' Mumbai terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed

Pak court asks govt not to 'harass' Mumbai terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed Justice Ameenud Din after hearing the preliminary arguments by petitioner Hafiz Saeed's lawyer AK Dogar directed the authorities to submit their responses on the JuD leader's petition by April 23. "It owns 369 ambulances which helped 72,000 persons reach hospitals and treated 600,000 patients only in 2017". If the government would not allow the Saeed to perform social activities, it is against... [Full Article...]


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