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North Korea's Kim Jong Un promises no more nuclear or missile tests


North Korea said that to create an "international environment favorable" for its economy, it would "facilitate close contact and active dialogue" with neighboring countries and the worldwide community. A mood for rapprochement was created on the Korean Peninsula after in his New Year's message Kim announced a plan to send athletes and others to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in February in the South. Read More »

Florida Man Found Asleep In Taylor Swift's Bed Charged With Stalking


Swift is yet to issue a statement on the matter, instead whipping her fans into a frenzy with the surprise release of a previously unheard track titled, "Babe", overnight. Swift, thankfully, wasn't home during the break-in. Investigators said he also used the shower. The 23-year-old homeless man was charged with a misdemeanour and sentenced to three days in prison. Read More »

Russia: Trump promised to make reciprocal visit to Moscow

OPCW director-general Ahmet Uzumcu said the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) had made a decision to carry out reconnaissance at two sites in the town of Douma before the inspectors would visit them. OPCW inspectors have been given the responsibility to investigate the alleged chemical attack that is claimed to have killed as many as 75 people in Douma on April 7, including some children, according to reports. Read More »

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP)

The Fdx Advisors Inc holds 29,407 shares with $3.45 million value, down from 44,474 last quarter. The stock decreased 0.66% or $0.78 during the last trading session, reaching $116.97. After $0.99 actual earnings per share reported by Automatic Data Processing, Inc . for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 45.45% EPS growth. Read More »

Backed Syrian fighters capture militant linked to 9/11 attack


The 9/11 Commission report by the United States government said Zammar reportedly took credit for influencing the Hamburg group, which Atta was a part of. But conflict broke out in Syria four years later, and many hardline Islamist prisoners were released from jail or broke free and went on to join jihadist groups fighting in the war. Read More »

Greitens Charged With Felony For Using Charity Donor List


Missouri Governor Eric Greitens faces new charges from the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office over alleged wrongdoing concerning The Mission Continues charity during his campaign for governor. The governor has denied all the allegations but he did pay a fine to the state ethics commission for not reporting the list as an in-kind contribution on campaign disclosure forms. Read More »

Center begins process to ensure death penalty for child rape


He wanted capital punishments for child rapists. According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) figures, India has recorded 106 rapes a day in 2016, where four out of 10 victims were minors. The Central government on Friday told the Supreme Court that it is proposing the death penalty for those convicted of raping children below the age of 12. Read More »

State legislators address TNReady testing failures


The online examinations were halted by the Tennessee Department of Education on Tuesday after a suspected deliberate cyber attack on the computer systems administering the test. McQueen said it appeared that test vendor Questar had been the target of "a deliberate denial of service attack". " More than 85,000 test sessions have been completed or are in progress so far today". Read More »

Siddaramaiah, Kumaraswamy file nominations for Karna polls " "


Earlier in the day Siddaramaiah while speaking at a media interaction programme said "I have been the sole target to all the political leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi , BJP national president Amit Shah, BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa, JD (S) state president H D Kumaraswamy". Read More »

SunTrust Bank Says Some Accounts Could Be Compromised


While the Department of Homeland Security (which includes the TSA) has approved some states' proof of identity standards, while granting extensions to others, the Times reports that Minnesota, New Mexico, and Washington are among the states that could soon see their state-issued driver's licenses turned away at USA airports, which would mean that residents would have to supply another form of government-approved identification before they board a plane. Read More »

Twitter bans ads from Russia's Kaspersky Lab


The ban, confirmed by Twitter to Reuters , marks an escalation of the backlash against Kaspersky Lab, which has come under intense scrutiny over the past year. Lawmakers and USA intelligence have targeted Kaspersky Lab, alleging it is a tool for the Russian government. In September, the US Department of Homeland Security instructed US state agencies and departments to stop using Kaspersky Lab's products due to their potential threat to US cybersecurity. Read More »

North Korea says it has suspended nuclear, missile testing


In November, it said it had successfully tested a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach the whole of the continental United States. "Mike Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea last week", he wrote. North Korea's nuclear weapons, he stressed, were a "precious fruition" for defending the sovereignty of the country from the "nuclear threats of the USA imperialists". Read More »

Inspectors allowed into site of Syrian chemical attack


Rasha Edlibi described smelling chlorine and the effect it had on her. The site visit came hours after reports of more global air strikes on Syrian military installations. Syria and its handful of allies continue to obfuscate, filibuster, and lie. Israel did not confirm or deny the allegations. In April 2017, a large number of internet users also searched the term "World War 3" after United States president Donald Trump ordered a missile strike on a Syrian airfield used to launch the ... Read More »

Republican Senators Won't Commit To Endorsing Trump In 2020


Blackburn raised $2 million in the first fundraising quarter of 2018, giving her $6 million in cash on hand. While saying he recently he made a "maximum" contribution to Blackburn, Corker had a few more words for his fellow Republican after saying he was asked to re-consider his retirement plans and run again. Read More »

About 2500 mourners pay respects to Barbara Bush at viewing

The invitation-only funeral will be held Saturday behind her husband's presidential library at Texas A&M University, about 100 miles (161 kilometers) northwest of Houston . HOUSTON - His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin's Episcopal Church. Read More »

Evaluate risks of ties with the NRA


From this view, Cuomo's action signals the potential power of left-wing campaigns against the Democratic establishment - efforts that antagonize and threaten the comfort of centrist incumbents, rather than appealing to their purported goodwill - to move the political field in a progressive direction. Read More »

Southwest Gives $5000, Apology To Passengers Of Flight 1380


It caused the window to smash and Riordan, a 43-year-old mother-of-two was partially sucked through the hole in the plane and died as a result. A woman was sucked partway out of the jet when a window shattered. "Albuquerque lost a thoughtful leader who has always been part of the fabric of our community", Keller said in a statement posted on social media. Read More »

Dershowitz: Trump's Team Should Focus on Cohen Probe


Judge James Otero said Cohen needs to file a statement declaring that his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination might be jeopardized if the case filed in Los Angeles goes forward. Despite Cohen's professed loyalty, Trump allies have expressed their concerns that Cohen will flip on his boss when faced with surmounting legal bills and the prospect of spending decades in jail if convicted on charges related to cleaning up Trump's messes. Read More »

Students walk out to protest gun violence


It follows a surge of youth activism following the February 14 shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. "Well it's a very hot button issue in our culture today and it felt like as a community and as a school we should show our opinion of it, show how we stand in the issue and that we are unified at an achievable goal", said Patrick Hampe, an organizer of the walkout. Read More »

The Clothes That Make Amy Schumer Feel Good About Herself


When that self is Amy Schumer , though, things get complicated. Unfortunately, you get the feeling that it's a type of comedy Schumer's not entirely comfortable with it. Cheesy? Yes. Moralistic? You bet. Beyond our physical appearances, what we think about ourselves can either be a deterrent or fuel driving us to be our best selves. Read More »

Syrian military airbase in Homs attacked


Pressed on Russia's role in the suspected chemical weapons attack, Trump said Russian President Vladimir Putin - who backs the Syrian regime - "may" bear responsibility. "We will try to make it better but it is a troubled place", Trump said. Moscow and Washington stymied attempts by each other at the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday to set up worldwide investigations into chemical weapons attacks in Syria. Read More »

Number of adult Indians with bank accounts rises to 80%


Since 2014, the Indian government has been pushing a program to sign up individuals for simple, no-fee accounts tied to government biometric identification cards. In Indonesia, women are five percentage points more likely than men to have an account. The gap between men and women in developing economies remains unchanged since 2011, at 9 percentage points. Read More »

Medical tests confirm cancer growth, says Nawaz Sharif about Kulsoom's health


The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will be showing up with a new witness in the Avenfield properties reference hearing today against Nawaz Sharif and his family. The NAB investigation officer and the DG operations will be the last two persons to record their statements regarding the case. Moreover, Judge Bashir directed NAB to produce the witness on April 23 (Monday). Read More »

Tourists kill kangaroo, threw bricks at animal to make it hop


But a few days later, it died suddenly from profuse internal bleeding. Then, in mid-April, a repeat of the projectile-throwing, this time resulting in minor injuries to a 5-year-old male kangaroo who is expected to be OK. It has meanwhile reduced the amount of kangaroos visible in the enclosure to three. "People feeding animals with human food, or touching or scaring zoo animals, are often seen in China ", said Sun Quanhui, chief scientist from World Animal Protection, an worldwide ... Read More »

Analyst Consensus Target Update on Shares of Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD)

The Company ended its previous trading session at $15.9 with the loss of -0.44%. About 11,656 shares traded. Diebold Nixdorf , Incorporated ( DBD ) is one of the largest in Technology and Diversified Computer Systems. It increased, as 46 investors sold MA shares while 492 reduced holdings. Analysts predict $0.01 EPS, which is $0.07 down or 87.50 % from 2017's $0.08 EPS. Read More »

PM felicitates Prince of Wales on holding CHOGM 2018


He will also address the Commonwealth Business forum. As India continues to engage with its extended neighbourhood, the Indian Prime Minister met Seychelles President Danny Faure and Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth. Fiji is also home to a large number of people of Indian origin, who constitute around 37 per cent of the country's total population of almost 900,000. Read More »

Fire now 100 percent contained; firefighters extinguishing hot spots


Interstate 70 is now back open as of 8:30 a.m. Friday. Fire crews still report hot spots within the containment zone. The Mesa County Sheriff's Office says the Skipper Island Fire near Fruita is still an active wildfire. As of Thursday afternoon, it has blazed across the interstate, causing traffic to be diverted to Highway 50, and people in the area to have their power turned off as a precaution. Read More »

Alfie Evans case: Supreme Court rules against parents for second time


His father Tom Evans, 21, and mother Kate James, 20, have insisted recovery is possible and want to take him to Rome for further treatment. Pope Francis prayed Sunday for Alfie and others who are suffering from serious infirmities. 'It is therefore clear law that the parents do not have the right to use the writ of habeas corpus to acquire the custody of their child if this will not be in his best interests'. Read More »

Worker killed when Missouri public TV tower collapses


According to KY3, the crew was working about 105 feet up in the tower at the time of the incident. "They were doing tower enforcement maintenance to make some changes to channels that were mandated by FCC", says Andrea Mostyn, spokeswoman. MSU issued a statement, calling the tower's collapse and the ensuing death a "tragedy". According to a document obtained by the News-Leader, the tower's operators were seeking bids to perform $775,000 worth of structural repairs to the tower. Read More »