• Iran, Israel trade blame for Syrian hostilities, but temper prospect of war
Iran, Israel trade blame for Syrian hostilities, but temper prospect of war

In a speech to dozens of foreign ambassadors on Monday, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu invoked the name of former prime minister Menachem Begin in reiterating his pledge to prevent Iran from threatening Israel with nuclear weapons. Israel considers Iranian military bases in Syria a "red line", and has repeatedly said it will fight to prevent Ira...

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  • Ex-US President George HW Bush in intensive care
Ex-US President George HW Bush in intensive care

The 41st president greeted and shook hands with numerous attendees of the event during the invitation-only funeral. Former President George H.W. Bush is in intensive care, a day after a funeral was held for his wife, Barbara Bush, CNN has learned.

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  • Suspected use of arson in China's Karaoke lounge fire
Suspected use of arson in China's Karaoke lounge fire

Initial investigations found Liu Chunlu, who was injured himself in the fire but ran off, had allegedly set the bar on fire . Police have offered a 200,000 yuan (US$31,700) reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. The injured parties were brought to a nearby hospital for emergency treatment, while officials from the provinc...

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  • Inspectors Visit Site of Alleged Chemical Weapons Attack
Inspectors Visit Site of Alleged Chemical Weapons Attack

That report made clear that the rebel resistance had already collapsed and that the rebel fighters were going to be evacuated in following days by chartered buses, which had already begun moving them out of the city well before April 7. But after being blocked from traveling to the city for more than a week by Syrian and Russian forces, they were d...

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  • 'Selfie' monkey Naruto can not sue for copyright
'Selfie' monkey Naruto can not sue for copyright

The court found that PETA couldn't represent Naruto as a "next friend" because it couldn't establish it had a relationship with the monkey allowing to serve as a legal guardian in a court proceeding and because current law didn't grant animals such legal representation.

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  • Kremlin, on possible missile delivery to Syria, says Western strike soured atmosphere
Kremlin, on possible missile delivery to Syria, says Western strike soured atmosphere

Israeli military analyst and journalist Ron Ben-Yishai said there are risks for Russia's reputation in supplying Syria with the S-300s because it may take a long time to train Syrians to operate them. Russian Federation denies any involvement in the attack. The G7 consists of the United States, Britain, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, and Japan.

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  • UDG Healthcare (UDG) Raised to Buy at Peel Hunt
UDG Healthcare (UDG) Raised to Buy at Peel Hunt

In a note sent to investors on 24 April, Hastings Group Holdings Plc (LON:HSTG) stock had its "Add" Rating kept by research analysts at Peel Hunt. The firm now has a GBX 7800.00 TP on the stock. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of HSTG in report on Tuesday, February 6 with "Equal Weight" rating. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, April...

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  • G7 to hold tough line on Russian Federation and study its
G7 to hold tough line on Russian Federation and study its "malign behavior"

Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan . "There was also openness among G-7 members to dialogue with Russian Federation while we hold them accountable for their malign activities and their efforts to destabilize nations", the official added.

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  • Hearing on Trump's VA Pick Delayed Amid Allegations
Hearing on Trump's VA Pick Delayed Amid Allegations

What's going to happen here is not only will Jackson not be confirmed as Veterans Affairs chief, but Trump is going to end up losing his White House physician. The White House has yet to publicly comment on the matter, but the Post reported that three administration officials said they're anxious Jackson's nomination is in peril.

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  • Thailand volunteers to host Trump-Kim summit
Thailand volunteers to host Trump-Kim summit

South Korea has turned off its broadcasts to try to ease military tensions ahead of that. The rivals remain technically at war because the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty. The Global Times, a hawkish tabloid newspaper run by the ruling Communist Party's official People's Daily, said all parties "should cherish this ha...

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  • United Kingdom citizenship and language tests waived for Windrush generation
United Kingdom citizenship and language tests waived for Windrush generation

Windrush families who have "suffered loss" because of failures over their immigration status will receive compensation, it has been announced. This measure and others were revealed after Ms Rudd faced calls to resign over her handling of the scandal.

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  • Donald Trump accuses former Federal Bureau of Investigation head James Comey of breaking law
Donald Trump accuses former Federal Bureau of Investigation head James Comey of breaking law

Memos by ex-FBI director James Comey detailing his conversations with Donald Trump have been published. Comey has been on a media blitz this week promoting his new book, which focuses, primarily, on his interactions with the president who tweeted about it Friday morning.

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  • PSEB 12th Result 2018 Merit List Name Wise Declared Today pseb
PSEB 12th Result 2018 Merit List Name Wise Declared Today pseb

The marks of the exam will be uploaded on the board's official website ( pseb .ac.in) by the evening of April 23rd. We wish all the best to students who are eager to check their results for Punjab Board PSEB 12th class. The total pass percentage of PSEB class 12 Senior Secondary examination is 68.42%. Punjab board affiliates schools and a...

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  • Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to royal baby
Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to royal baby

A name for the new prince is yet to be revealed. Royal expert Giselle Bastin from Flinders University said she expected William and Kate to "play it safe" and stick to Windsor family names. Meanwhile, Prince George , who was dressed in his school uniform, seemed shy as he kept his head down outside the wing. Charlotte is the first roya...

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  • Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Will Visit Australia This Year
Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Will Visit Australia This Year

Harry and Meghan - who became an aunt-to-be and uncle to Prince William and Kate's third baby that morning - met with Stephen's mother Baroness Lawrence and her son, Stuart, at the entrance of St Martin-in-the-fields church in Westminster.

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  • Van Driver Kills 10, Injures 15 in Sidewalk Rampage
Van Driver Kills 10, Injures 15 in Sidewalk Rampage

Irshad works at an Esso gas station about a block from where the van is reported to have driven onto the sidewalk. Fifteen other people were injured and hospitalized. He said the government is "monitoring this situation closely, and will continue working with our law enforcement partners around the country to ensure the safety and security of all C...

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  • Governor Cuomo wants to ban single-use plastic bags
Governor Cuomo wants to ban single-use plastic bags

The bill exempts garment bags, trash bags and any bags used to wrap or contain certain foods. "As the old proverb goes: 'We did not inherit the earth, we are merely borrowing it from our children, ' and with this action we are helping to leave a stronger, cleaner and greener NY for all", Cuomo added.

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  • Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets Free Preview 4/23/18
Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets Free Preview 4/23/18

A failed clear by the Capitals allowed the Blue Jackets to tie the score again 2:30 into the third period when Bjorkstrand got the tip of his blade on Ian Cole's point shot to deflect the puck between Holtby and the post. Washington wouldn't give up the fight as they found a way back into the game multiple times . Washington led 1-0 after the op...

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  • Britons on Umrah pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia killed in bus crash
Britons on Umrah pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia killed in bus crash

The vehicle was travelling from Mecca to Medina when the accident occurred near the town of Al Khalas, 30 miles north of Mecca. Gulfaraz Zaman, the director of the company, said there were 18 people in total on board. Every year, millions of Muslims flock to Mecca and Medina further south, Islam's second holiest site, to carry out the annual haj ...

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  • Mexico, EU reach deal to update trade agreement
Mexico, EU reach deal to update trade agreement

In terms of tariff-free trade, agricultural exports from the European Union are likely to receive the most benefit. Tariffs on chocolate and pasta, now as much as 30% and 20% respectively, will be removed completely and trade barriers will also be lifted on cheeses such as Gorgonzola and Roquefort.

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