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Explosion at election centre in Kabul, at least 4 dead

Explosion at election centre in Kabul, at least 4 dead The explosion destroyed cars and shattered windows in nearby buildings, leaving rubble strewn across the street. "Ambulances are present at the site and police" police has cordoned off the affected area, Afghan's TOLO News reports. The attack occurred a day after a presidential spokesman in a statement released to media said that Ghani spoke to top army commanders by phone and instructed them to... [Full Article...]

Natalie Portman Backs Out Of Israel Award Over 'Recent Events'

Natalie Portman Backs Out Of Israel Award Over 'Recent Events' Portman came out as "very, very upset and disappointed" when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was elected in 2015, but said she did not "want to use my platform [in the wrong way] and "you know, s**t on Israel". Please do not take any words that do not come directly from me as my own. She explained that she meant to "support a number of charities in Israel" which she would announce soon... [Full Article...]

Hundreds of emergency jet engine inspections ordered world-wide

Hundreds of emergency jet engine inspections ordered world-wide The FAA in August 2017 drafted an order giving airline up to 18 months to carry out checks, but it had not finalised the measure by the time of Tuesday's fatal second accident. Finke said Shults was a trailblazer long before she flew for Southwest Airlines . It said that any fan blades that failed the inspection would have to be replaced. [Full Article...]

President Kovind promulgates ordinance to amend POCSO act

President Kovind promulgates ordinance to amend POCSO act Nationwide protests started earlier this month after police revealed that an eight-year-old Muslim girl had been gang-raped by Hindu men in an Indian-administered part of Kashmir, back in January. "We will bring a new law that will make the death penalty mandatory for those who rape minors, so that little girl's case becomes the last". In cases where a girl under 16 is raped, the cabinet doubled... [Full Article...]

FAA orders inspections of more engines like one in Southwest incident

FAA orders inspections of more engines like one in Southwest incident According to the FAA, CFM International expects the directive to affect 352 engines in the U.S. and 681 engines worldwide. The manufacturer of the engine that failed catastrophically on Tuesday on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 issued new guidelines on Friday that call for more frequent and more thorough inspections of its engine fan blades . [Full Article...]

Bid to bring fugitive economic offenders to heel

Bid to bring fugitive economic offenders to heel The ordinance seeks to confiscate properties of economic offenders like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi , who have left the country. The government had in the Budget announced that it was considering a law that would enable it to seize the property of such absconders, following which the Union Cabinet had on March 1, 2018 approved the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018 for introduction in ... [Full Article...]

Two-month-old baby killed by father

Two-month-old baby killed by father He killed the child allegedly by punching him repeatedly, the police said. Both husband and wife are said to be around 17-yrs of age, and the father is alleged to have committed crime when the mother was not around. She informed the police following which her husband was apprehended. The situation allegedly worsened after the child was born. The child's mother is also a minor. [Full Article...]

Modi's visit to strengthen India-UK trade: Industry

Modi's visit to strengthen India-UK trade: Industry Commenting on Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) foreign ministers' meeting scheduled for Monday in Beijing, Chunying said, "It is the objective of the SCO to uphold regional security and stability and promote the common development and prosperity of its member states". [Full Article...]

World's oldest person dies in Japan aged 117

World's oldest person dies in Japan aged 117 While Tajima has never publicly spoken about her lifestyle, it's possible that the Japanese diet is the key to a long life. Since Ms Brown's death, Guinness World Records has been investigating who is the oldest person in the world and was yet to recognise Ms Tajima as such. [Full Article...]

Azerbaijani parliament approves Novruz Mammadov's candidacy as new PM

Azerbaijani parliament approves Novruz Mammadov's candidacy as new PM He swore on the constitution of Azerbaijan and on the Qu'ran. Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry called the reports "unfair and not objective". Unlike his father Heydar Aliyev, the current president prefers to conduct inauguration ceremonies in less public places, in this case parliament. [Full Article...]

Two dragon boats capsize, 11 die in China

Two dragon boats capsize, 11 die in China A smartphone video shown on Chinese television showed the boats capsizing as they navigated artificial rapids. Xinhua news agency said 57 people had gone into the water and 200 rescuers were sent to help. File picture: Song Wen/XinhuaContestants take part in a dragon boat race held in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province. China has sought to step up safety surrounding nationwide dragon boa... [Full Article...]

Ngannou vs. Lewis, Holloway vs. Ortega Set for UFC 226

Ngannou vs. Lewis, Holloway vs. Ortega Set for UFC 226 After missing out on that opportunity, Holloway quickly turned his attention to UFC 226 instead as he looks to make the second consecutive defense of his featherweight title after defeating former champion Jose Aldo last December. No. 2-ranked Ortega, 27, will get a crack at UFC gold after Holloway opened the door for him. UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will fight light heavyweight champi... [Full Article...]

Hamas says man gunned down in Malaysia was necessary member

Hamas says man gunned down in Malaysia was necessary member A man hangs a poster depicting Palestinian electrical engineer Fadi al-Batash, who was shot to death in Malaysia, on his family house in the northern Gaza Strip April 21, 2018. He was scheduled to travel to Turkey on Sunday for an global conference on energy, the Palestinian ambassador to Malaysia was quoted as saying by local media, adding that he "was a kind, friendly and a quiet person, he mixe... [Full Article...]

Iranian Deputy FM Slams US Moves against JCPOA

Iranian Deputy FM Slams US Moves against JCPOA In his speech telecast on state television, Rouhani aired the caution referring a possible decision of withdrawal by Trump though he did not elaborate. Iran said it would abide by the accord as long as other parties obeyed it but will "shred" it if the U.S. withdrew. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says President TrumpDonald John TrumpFlynn to campaign for Montana GOP Senate candid... [Full Article...]

Funeral of former First Lady Barbara Bush held in Houston

Funeral of former First Lady Barbara Bush held in Houston Ms Bush - wife to the 41st USA president and mother to the 43rd - died Tuesday at her home in Texas aged 92, surrounded by her family. "I can't recall another time ", said Mark Jones, a political historian at Rice University's Baker Institute. [Full Article...]

South Carolina Shuts Down LSU Baseball, 11-0

South Carolina Shuts Down LSU Baseball, 11-0 The Gamecocks scored 11 runs for the second straight day as Carolina put up 13 hits, three off the bat of senior Madison Stokes. Coming into the game, Hilliard had only given up three runs in an entire game twice. But with the pressure ramped up, Hill dialed in. USC doubled its lead in the second inning, as junior right fielder Jacob Olson and junior catcher Chris Cullen led the frame off with... [Full Article...]

Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Sets 12-Month Low at $47.01 on April, 21

Ventas Inc. now has $16.87B valuation. The stock decreased 2.06% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $47.61. About 263 shares traded. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: " Ventas (NYSE:VTR) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.79" was originally reported by StockNewsTimes and is owned by of StockNewsTimes. [Full Article...]

Last Week Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) Ratings

The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 28th. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.005 during the last trading session, reaching $1.555. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 97,453 shares in the company, valued at $153,975.74. [Full Article...]

FEU claims first finals seat

FEU claims first finals seat She has watched a number of their games live, and has even become good friends with members of the team. FEU fired ten aces and had a 14-6 advantage in kill blocks in the victory. Jho Maraguinot stopped the bleeding for the Ateneo, but Basas quickly responded with two consecutive points. Having turned the tables, Madayag and Wong denied FEU's Heather Guino-o to take set point, 25-14. [Full Article...]

GHMC chief receives award from PM Modi

GHMC chief receives award from PM Modi Describing civil servants as people with great capability, he said it is important for civil servants to keep pace with emerging technologies worldwide. GHMC bagged the Prime Minister's Excellence Award for its programmes in the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. PM Modi said 2022, the seventy-fifth anniversary of independence, can become an inspiration for working towards achievi... [Full Article...]


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