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Offa Robbery : Saraki visits Offa monarch

Offa Robbery : Saraki visits Offa monarch Last night, I spoke to Governor Ahmed to express my condolence on the lives that were lost in the attack, and we both agree that no stone will be left unturned until the perpetrators of this heinous act are caught and brought to justice. During the attack, the armed robbers raided about four banks and carted away with an undisclosed amount of money, including foreign currencies. One of them sa... [Full Article...]

SKorean ex-Prez Park gets 24-yr jail for graft

SKorean ex-Prez Park gets 24-yr jail for graft The insults carried by the North's official Korean Central News Agency came a day after the Seoul Central District Court found Park guilty on a variety of charges, including abusing her power and taking tens and millions of dollars from companies in bribes and through extortion. [Full Article...]

Stevie Wonder's First Tweet Celebrates MLK, Features Obamas, Mary J. Blige & More

Stevie Wonder's First Tweet Celebrates MLK, Features Obamas, Mary J. Blige & More Stevie Wonder attending The Art of Elysium presents Stevie Wonder's HEAVEN, celebrating the 10th Anniversary at Red Studios in Los Angeles, California. In 1980, he joined with the members of the Congressional Black Caucus in the US Congress to advocate for MLK Day and wrote the single "Happy Birthday", which was used to popularize Stevie's campaign for the holiday. [Full Article...]

China's state media says US tariff 'waywardness' to end in defeat

China will fight "at any cost" and take "comprehensive countermeasures" if the United States continues its unilateral, protectionist practices, a spokesperson with the Ministry of Commerce said Friday. If Japan's participation in the WTO consultations is accepted, Tokyo is set to say that the Chinese measure regarding technology transfer is distorting the competitive environment between companies,... [Full Article...]

Baby delivered after woman is Taken in head in Ohio

Baby delivered after woman is Taken in head in Ohio Natashza Charon, 19, and her boyfriend, Charles DeLuca, 18, were ordered held without bail during their arraignment at District Court Friday on charges of first-degree robbery and conspiracy. "It's nice to hear that the baby survived". She called 911 again on March 8, and was taken to the Rochester General Hospital, where she remained until March 26, Baxter said. [Full Article...]

MI says Flint water quality is restored, closes free bottled water sites

MI says Flint water quality is restored, closes free bottled water sites The free bottled water may be ceasing, but free filters will still be available at the City Hall. Like many American cities, Flint has a lot of homes that are connected to water mains via service lines made from lead. These efforts include rerouting the water supply, replacing corroded water pipes and distributing bottled water and filters. The state of MI spends about $22,000 a day on bottled... [Full Article...]

Deaths are reported as car crashes into crowd in German city

Deaths are reported as car crashes into crowd in German city German police confirmed there are "dead and injured" following the incident close to the Kiepenkerl statue in the city's historic quarter. Authorities are treating incident as terror attack, according to media reports. The driver who drove into the crowd killed himself at the scene. Dramatic pictures show tables and chairs strewn across a square in Munster after the transit careered into p... [Full Article...]

8 killed, over 1000 injured in new Gaza border protests: medics

8 killed, over 1000 injured in new Gaza border protests: medics On April 5, another Palestinian is killed , this time in an Israeli air strike, the health ministry says. As such, the IDF has said that it has thwarted the infiltration attempts and are responding with riot dispersal means, including water cannons to put out the fires, a huge fan to disperse the smoke and live fire in accordance with rules of engagement. [Full Article...]

Ex-Catalonia Leader, Freed From German Jail, Calls for Talks With Spain

Ex-Catalonia Leader, Freed From German Jail, Calls for Talks With Spain Separatists held onto their parliamentary majority in December elections but courts have blocked their attempts to only elect as leader lawmakers who are either fugitives from the country or now behind bars. The former Catalan leader was detained on a European arrest warrant after entering Germany on March 25. He was travelling by vehicle through Germany at the time, from Finland to Belgium, where... [Full Article...]

Masters Odds: Jordan Spieth the clear favorite after the first round 4/5/18

Masters Odds: Jordan Spieth the clear favorite after the first round 4/5/18 Finau made five birdies over 12 holes in the opening round, which was a truly awesome performance considering he did it a day after dislocating his left ankle celebrating a hole-in-one in the Par-3 Tournament. "My play coming into this event has been pretty solid". Leishman easily upstaged Woods, who got his highly-anticipated Masters comeback off to a good start with an early birdie but a s... [Full Article...]

Nine Palestinians Killed During Gaza Protests

Nine Palestinians Killed During Gaza Protests Tensions had been building on both sides of the Gaza-Israel border ahead of what some Palestinians alternately dubbed "Friday of Fire" or "Friday of Tires" - a reference to the tires set alight in an attempt to obscure the sights of Israeli snipers. [Full Article...]

'Dozens dead' amid renewed fighting in besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta

'Dozens dead' amid renewed fighting in besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta Fresh air strikes pounded the rebel-held Syrian town of Douma on Saturday, completing 24 hours of carnage that killed at least 48 civilians, rescuers and a monitor said. Another said she had been riding in a taxi when the shelling started, and the vehicle crashed head-on into a wall. The first two were evacuated under Russian-brokered deals last month that saw more than 46,000 rebels and civilia... [Full Article...]

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Says There Were Likely Other Breaches Like Cambridge Analytica

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Says There Were Likely Other Breaches Like Cambridge Analytica Facebook Inc .'s chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer will give evidence to United Kingdom lawmakers in late April, in the wake of allegations that information on millions of its users was misused. 'What we are focused on is making sure those possible use cases get shut down. Facebook will continue to work with political advertisers, and will still aim to be "neutral" when assessing content ... [Full Article...]

Patrick Reed's nine-birdie day pushes him to top of Masters leaderboard

Patrick Reed's nine-birdie day pushes him to top of Masters leaderboard He is alone in second place right now as he also is seeking his first major championship. Stenson (70) was four shots behind. He made five straight birdies late in that first round, then shot 5-over par through the 7th hole of the second round Friday before stabilizing. [Full Article...]

Syrian forces enter rebel-held Douma after talks fail

Syrian forces enter rebel-held Douma after talks fail These five facts give an updated state of play for Syria's competing foreign powers. Now Trump has a powerful card in the form of defacto US control over a quarter of Syria's territory and most of its oil resources. With the fall in oil prices since 2014, Russian state finances (36% of which are derived from energy) aren't what they used to be. "The town is overcrowded and many people have no pl... [Full Article...]

Trichy: Farmers protesting for Cauvery board evicted as statewide shutdown ends

Trichy: Farmers protesting for Cauvery board evicted as statewide shutdown ends Mr Ayyakannu in a freaky protest in New Delhi previous year had led Tamil Nadu farmers in symbolically biting rats and going naked to press their demand for a Rs 40,000 crore drought-relief package from the centre. With the top court's verdict, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Union Territory of Puducherry would be annually entitled to 404.25 tmcft, 284.75 tmcft, 30 tmcft and 7 tmcft of Cauvery w... [Full Article...]

Brewers Closer Corey Knebel Injures Hamstring, Will Miss 'Minimum of Six Weeks'

Brewers Closer Corey Knebel Injures Hamstring, Will Miss 'Minimum of Six Weeks' A timetable for his return wasn't announced , but Brewers manager Craig Counsell told MLB Network Radio's Jon Morosi on Friday afternoon that the injury will keep Knebel sidelined for "a minimum of six weeks". "The rhythm was better". For fans who have the Fox Sports coverage, the best way to live stream tonight's game is Fox Sports Go website or mobile apps. [Full Article...]

Rain and snow likely tonight

Rain and snow likely tonight Today , the sun will rise at 7:05:23 a.m. and set at 8:00:26 p.m. Winter Weather Advisory: in effect for the counties of Clare, Gratiot, and Isabella from 10 PM Thursday through 11 AM Friday . The good news is most of the rain is gone early Saturday with a slow clearing during the afternoon. FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. High: 50s. Tuesday night , the low will be around 43 with partly cl... [Full Article...]

Making Ads and Pages More Transparent | Facebook Newsroom

Making Ads and Pages More Transparent | Facebook Newsroom Facebook has always been clear that its workers can review posts to ensure they comply with its community standards. Facebook, the world's largest social media company, is in the middle of a reputational crisis and faces questions from lawmakers and regulatory agencies after the political research firm Cambridge Analytica collected information on as many as 87 million people without their ... [Full Article...]

U.S. markets slide as Trump threatens more China tariffs

U.S. markets slide as Trump threatens more China tariffs Trump labelled the response from Beijing as an "unfair retaliation" at a time when the usa has had problems with China allegedly stealing the intellectual property of American companies looking to do business there. The Chinese government said it has "heard what the USA has said" about tariffs and is monitoring the U.S. government's next moves. It could take other measures like curbing package t... [Full Article...]


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