Nasdaq Composite Tops 6000 for First Time

26 Apr, 2017

Since Trump's electoral victory last November, the Nasdaq has increased 15.7%, more than the Dow with 14.3% and S&P 500 with 11.5%. All five of these companies report earnings over the next week or so, meaning this strong growth may continue if they can meet or beat analyst's expectations for the last quarter.

Clashes break out in Srinagar college

26 Apr, 2017

Students of Government College for Women on Monday staged a protest on MA road and clashed with forces. The police said that among its injured officers and men are SSP Srinagar Imtiyaz Ismail Parray, SP East ( Srinagar ) Sheikh Faisal and Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Kothibagh, Imran Farooq.

Petitions to cancel Turkey referendum result rejected by electoral board

24 Apr, 2017

The European Commission said it has "taken note and examined attentively" the OSCE's report. The Turkish president's latest remarks followed his earlier statements on Wednesday that "The way President Trump is approaching matters is encouraging, makes us happy".

Pope likens refugee centres to Nazi camps

24 Apr, 2017

On April 11 , White House press secretary Sean Spicer referred to concentration camps as "Holocaust centers" while clarifying an earlier claim that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler did not use chemical weapons. Francis took some of the Lesbos refugees with him aboard his plane back to Italy. "We respectfully urge the Pope to reconsider his regrettable choice of words ", said Harris.

OSCE patrol vehicle hits mine in Ukraine, one dead

24 Apr, 2017

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Egypt president in Saudi Arabia to reaffirm ties

24 Apr, 2017

Meanwhile, Saudi King has also restored financial allowances of civil servants and military personnel which were cut earlier previous year. He also participated in flight missions over Yemen, where the kingdom has been bombing a Yemeni faction aligned with Iran for more than two years.

BJP, AAP, Congress leaders step up campaign for MCD polls

23 Apr, 2017

It estimated 13 seats for AAP in the North, 21 in the South and 11 in the East. For the BJP, holding on to power fighting a decade-long anti-ncumbency is a challenge and an opportunity to blunt Kejriwal's attempts to emerge as the principal adversary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Canada police charge woman with smuggling refugees from US

23 Apr, 2017

The incident is part of Project Fadduce, a four-month, ongoing investigation involving the RCMP Integrated Border Enforcement Team, Canada Border Services Agency, United States Customs and Border Protection - Office of the Border Patrol and Office of Field Operations, and Homeland Security Investigations.

Newly released Egyptian-American charity worker visits Trump

22 Apr, 2017

A White House official said there was no quid pro quo offered for the releases, but they did receive assurance that the aid workers would not be called back to Egypt if they were found guilty at a later date. Aya Hijazi, center, a dual U.S. US officials had raised Hijazi's case with the Egyptians soon after Trump took office on January 20, the official said.

Apple's 'all-screen' iPhone 8 sounds more real than ever

20 Apr, 2017

Apple will usher in the 10 anniversary of the iPhone with three new handsets this autumn. It's a shame that Apple couldn't successfully integrate Touch ID into the display itself but having it on the back may not be such a bad move.

Novice Democrat tops Georgia race, but faces runoff

20 Apr, 2017

The nearest Republican - former state secretary of state Karen Handel - came in at just 19.8 per cent. Outside groups poured millions into the nationally-watched contest, which was widely viewed as an early indicator of Trump's popularity as he closed out his first 100 days in office.

Iraqi forces recapture new neighborhood from IS militants

20 Apr, 2017

Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL Scumbags, whatever) has fired a rocket loaded with chlorine in western Mosul , Iraq, hitting several soldiers with the gas, according to an AP report. However, U.S. -led coalition forces have made major gains against the extremist group, having liberated eastern Mosul . A police spokesman said the troops were closing in on the mosque without indicating the remaining distance.

Ice to Meet You: Newfoundland Sees First 'Berg of Season

20 Apr, 2017

He told the CBC that his company gets "a tremendous amount" of online bookings and the season has been promising so far. "The opportunity to get a good picture without actually going out in a boat is right here", Kavanagh said. In 2014, there were 1546 icebergs in the shipping lanes - the sixth most severe season on record since 1900, according to the patrol. The International Ice Patrol was formed after the sinking of the Titanic to monitor iceberg danger in the North Atlantic and warn ...

US VP Pence arrives in Japan to focus on trade

20 Apr, 2017

Sadayuki Sakakibara, chairman of Japan's largest business lobby Keidanren, described a meeting Pence held with business leaders before the speech as "truly meaningful". We're hopeful that they'll use the extraordinary levers that they have and relationship they have with North Korea to achieve that objective. But the meetings could indicate how forcefully the USA will pressure Japan to further open its farm and automotive sectors.

Blooming Prairie community gathers for annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday

20 Apr, 2017

Christopher Hallmark, special events coordinator for Odessa, said he wasn't exactly sure for how long the Easter egg hunts had been running, but was very familiar with it. In addition to assorted sweets and chocolates, the hunt featured a number of special eggs that were redeemed for larger prizes. "The real message of Easter is that Jesus came", said Pastor Michael Laird, the children's pastor at Emmanuel.

ABC's Jon Karl to Spicer: Will Trump Ever Release His Tax Returns?

19 Apr, 2017

Sen. Tom Cotton, an Arkansas Republican, was hammered Monday during a town hall while defending President Donald Trump's refusal to release his tax returns, even as other Republicans have begun supporting efforts to force the President to release his returns.

Half a million Iraqis displaced in Mosul operation

19 Apr, 2017

The Iraqi army has advanced only slowly in recent weeks, since it moved into the edges of the old city in the heart of west Mosul . The Iraqi official said that ISIS has launched talks with al-Qaeda after losing large territory in northern Iraq .

Japan PM Issues Sarin-Gas Warning About North Korea

18 Apr, 2017

Tong Zhao, an analyst with the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, told CNN that "it appears technically possible to put chemical weapon agents including nerve agents such as VX or sarin in the warhead of a ballistic missile". Just over a month ago, North Korea's military fired off at least three "practice missiles" that landed just a few hundred miles off the Japanese coast, prompting Abe to place his country on its highest level of alert.

Hundreds of Palestinians held by Israel launch hunger strike

18 Apr, 2017

More than 1,500 Palestinian prisoners are said to be refusing food to demand better conditions, including an end to the practice of detentions without trial, activists say. The Palestinian Prisoners Club put the number at 1,500. Israel Prisons Service officials are also reportedly investigating whether the article was smuggled out of prison by Barghouti's lawyers or his wife, the Hebrew-language Ynet news site reported.

17-year-old girl dies after Esperance shark attack

18 Apr, 2017

A teenage girl has died from a shark attack while surfing in Western Australia . Police confirmed that the teen had died, but did not disclose her identity, saying only that she was from Mandurah, which is near Perth. It's believed the same shark was spotted twice. A year ago there were four fatal shark attacks worldwide , two of which occurred in Western Australia , according to the university's records.

North Korea warns USA on 'provocative' action

16 Apr, 2017

Korean People's Army (KPA) tanks are displayed during a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017. Unlike at some previous parades attended by Kim, there did not appear to be a senior Chinese official in attendance. The North also past year launched a long-range rocket that put a satellite into orbit, which Washington, Seoul and others saw as a banned test of missile technology.

Police Fire Georgia Officer For Kicking Handcuffed Man

15 Apr, 2017

Ayers said McDonald apologized for his actions and showed remorse. The officer was responding as a backup officer to assist a supervisor with a traffic stop at the intersection of Sugarloaf Parkway at Lawrenceville Suwannee Road. Hollins was pulled over for not having a license plate and making numerous illegal lane changes. Before Wednesday's incident, he had used force three times - once in 2015, once in 2016 and once this past February - but none of those incidents resulted in any citizen ...

Iranian President Rouhani registers to run in May for second term

15 Apr, 2017

The 56-year-old judge, who now runs the powerful charity-cum-business-empire Astan Qods Razavi, has emphasised his concern for the poor and is seen as a close ally of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. He said his decision to run was meant to help former Vice President Hamid Baghaei, a close confidant. Rouhani, backed by Iranian reformers, has high chances to become a frontrunner in the presidential race.

What you need to know about Susan Rice and the unmasking controversy

14 Apr, 2017

If Rice or someone else in the Obama administration did request the unmasking of Trump associates, would it be a crime? Then-National Security Adviser Susan Rice did at times ask that certain names in intelligence reports be "unmasked" in order to understand the context in which they were mentioned in intelligence reports, a former national security official told CBS News.

Pepsi pulls Kendall Jenner ad, apologizes after major backlash

14 Apr, 2017

The company confirmed they would be "halting further rollout" of the advert. The road to hell is paved with good intentions and all that, but Pepsi just hit a serious pothole - and they don't want to take Kendall Jenner down with them. Another said: "How nice of Kendall Jenner to stop in the middle of her photo shoot to end social injustices by giving that cop a Pepsi". Pepsi apologized for the ad just hours before they chose to pull it from YouTube on Wednesday.

Wikileaks Is A 'Hostile Intelligence Service — Trump's CIA Director

14 Apr, 2017

It was WikiLeaks' role in the 2016 election campaign, in which it released pilfered emails from the Democratic National Committee and later from the personal email account of the Clinton campaign chairman, John Podesta, that hardened establishment views of the group as hostile to particular figures, such as Clinton, and intent on molding USA policies .

Dollar rebounds, Treasury yields off lows, after Trump comments

14 Apr, 2017

President Donald Trump's November 8 election victory, but the rally has stalled as U.S. bond yields have declined and investors question Trump's ability to enact his agenda including tax cuts and economic stimulus.The S&P 500 financial index.SPSY slipped 0.7 percent, setting it up for a fifth straight day of losses.

Boy killed in Venezuela riots, four dead overall

14 Apr, 2017

Marquina blamed that killing on so-called "colectivos", armed supporters of the government who the opposition says commit violence during demonstrations. Dozens have been arrested, and leading opposition figure Henrique Capriles has been barred from holding office for 15 years. The Supreme Court later withdrew the ruling, but the move drew condemnation from Venezuelan opposition politicians and worldwide governments.

British lender Wonga warns customers of personal data hack

11 Apr, 2017

The company reportedly discovered the breach last week but only realised that customers' account details were at risk on Friday 7th and then began notifying them the following day. The data breach is a blow to the company as it strives to rebuild its business in the wake of a string of scandals and a regulatory crackdown in the United Kingdom market.

US soldier killed in action in Afghanistan

10 Apr, 2017

A member of the U.S. special forces has been killed while taking part in an operation against Islamic State in Afghanistan. " More information will be released as it is appropriate", he said. It is the first USA combat fatality in Afghanistan this year. Last month three American troops have sustained injuries when an Afghan soldier opened fire on them in the southern province of Helmand, the first known "insider attack" on worldwide forces this year.

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