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What is Maundy Thursday and why is it called that?


This is due to the feet washing taking place after Jesus Christ's Last Supper with the disciples. Most Christian denominations hold special services on the day, and some churches like Catholic and Anglican commemorate Jesus Christ's last supper by celebrating the Eucharist or holy communion with the faithful in the evening. Read More »

Appeals judges say Adnan Syed is entitled to new trial


That potential alibi witness, Asia McClain , claimed to see Syed in their high school library during the time prosecutors said Lee was murdered. A lower court judge vacated Syed's conviction in 2016, citing his attorney's failure to cross-examine a key witness. Read More »

White House On Police Shootings Of African-Americans: It's A 'Local Matter'


When asked about the shooting and other similar shootings, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called the Sterling shooting "a local matter" while reaffirming that President Trump was committed to law enforcement. "I think we should do every single thing we can every day to protect the people of this country - whether they're black, white, hispanic, male or female, rich or poor - we look for ways to protect the individuals in this country, particularly children". Read More »

New Mueller filing: Manafort, Gates tied to Russian spy in 2016


In a late Tuesday court filing late, the special counsel alleged that this unnamed person worked for one of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's companies and was in touch with Gates in September and October 2016. Kilimnik has denied reports that he has ties to Russian intelligence. He also revealed that before getting involved with Manafort and Gates in 2005, he worked for the International Republican Institute, a US-funded " democracy promotion " outfit whose board of ... Read More »

Amid mounting anger at scene of mall fire, Putin pledges action


The blaze engulfed the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo on Sunday, the first weekend of the school holidays, trapping dozens of parents and children. According to the latest reports, 64 people died, including more than 40 children. "These are not relatives of the dead at all", Tuleyev, who also did not face the protesters, told Putin. One protester, Igor Vostrikov, addressed deputy governor Sergei Tsivilyov, saying that families of the victims think the death toll is much higher than stated ... Read More »

Ireland to Hold May 25 Referendum on Legalizing Abortion


Citizens will be asked whether they want to repeal the Eighth Amendment of Ireland's Constitution and and to instead enable parliament to set the laws. The United States, European Union nations and some other countries announced Tuesday they would expel a total of more than 130 Russian diplomats in response to the nerve agent attack on a former Russian intelligence officer and his daughter in Britain. Read More »

Woman Hit By Falling Bricks In East London Dies


Passers-by rushed to help the pedestrian collapsed near the crane working on £650,000 luxury apartments. Ms Boor was taken to a major trauma centre in east London , according to the London Ambulance Service. "It was a hectic scene at the time". She had been walking next to the construction site for a new housing development after dropping off her young son at school. Read More »

75-Year-Old Drag Racer Dies In Crash At Sonoma Raceway


The raceway says it's the first on-track death in the program's 30-year history. The accident was corroborated by the Sonoma County Sherriff's Office via social media, who stated that the vehicle collided with a wall. Its website described Wednesday Night Drags as a "popular program [that] gives people a safe, legal, controlled environment in which to drag race their cars away from city streets". Read More »

CSX (NASDAQ:CSX) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Hold

About 12.93M shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 8.48% since March 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.82% the S&P500. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a buy rating and set a $59.00 price target on shares of CSX in a research report on Tuesday , January 9th. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Overweight" on Thursday, July 30. Read More »

Israel authorizes snipers to use live ammo against Palestinian protesters


Camping and protests in Gaza are expected to continue until mid-May, around the time the United States is set to inaugurate its controversial new embassy in Jerusalem. Officially, protest is being organised by civil society, but Israel believes Hamas and allied groups are behind the plans. In October 2000, Israeli security forces responded to mass protests by Palestinian citizens of Israel by killing 13 and wounding around 1,000. Read More »

Trump to push for infrastructure in Ohio


His White House spokesmen have declined to discuss a $130,000 payment made by Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to Daniels shortly before the 2016 presidential election aimed at buying her silence ahead of the voting. The president, first lady Melania Trump and their 12-year-old son, Barron, spent last weekend at their Palm Beach, Florida, estate. Trump, through his representatives, has denied the 2006 affair. Read More »

Malala returns to Pakistan for first time since being shot by Taliban


And I want to be able to move freely in the streets and meet and talk to people peacefully, without any fear. When Ms Yousafzai left the airport, her vehicle was part of a convoy of 15, many of them occupied by heavily armed police. The outlawed Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for plotting the attack and vowed to target her again. "I always dreamt of returning to my country". Read More »

Callon Petroleum Company (CPE)

Jefferies Group analyst M. Lear now expects that the oil and natural gas company will post earnings per share of $0.36 for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $0.37. Do investors think to respond accordingly to new analyst's rating and change a position based on the analyst's rating opinion without any further research? Stock analysis is mainly of two types: one is fundamental and the other is technical. Read More »

Kim family has made denuclearization vows in China before


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un paid an unannounced visit to neighboring China , signaling a potential thaw in seven years of tensions between the longtime allies over the North's nuclear weapons program. Kim told Xi there was "no question that my first foreign visit would be to the Chinese capital", according to North Korea's official KCNA news agency. Read More »

Porn star Stormy Daniels seeks evidence from Donald Trump over payment


Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, originally sued Trump on 6 March, saying he had never put his signature on a $130,000 agreement for her to stay silent in 2016, just before the presidential election, about what she called their "intimate" relationship, which she says occurred in 2006 and 2007, when Trump's wife Melania had recently given birth to their son, Barron. Read More »

Child In Viral Police Photo Reported Missing


She "was at our door in a blanket saying we needed to protect her", Mr DeKalb said. The neighbors also said one of the girls came to their door previous year saying she needed protection and was being abused. "The tears stopped. While continuing to talk to Devonte, he looked at the "Free Hugs" sign on the ground and asked if he might get a hug as well". Devonte, who is black, earned national attention when a photo of him at age 12 went viral. Read More »

Police seize and destroy 220 vehicles in Hebron and Bethlehem


Captain Solomon Sibiya, the Kagiso Police spokesperson, said the informant told them his employer had pointed a firearm at him. An investigation into the Monday night shooting of a 16-year-old girl led to an officer-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon that forced police to close part of Battleground Avenue during rush hour. Read More »

Ex-Harvey Weinstein assistant attacks 'immoral' non-disclosure agreements


As part of a settlement, Perkins signed a non-disclosure agreement. Maria Miller, chair of the committee, said Weinstein had been invited to provide evidence but had declined. "This guy is really important - he doesn't have time to wear his pants". The agreement committed Weinstein to have therapy for three years, but Miss Perkins said she had "no idea" if that happened. Read More »

Jeb Bush mocks Trump: My children "actually love me"


He also joked that he's still working through his 2016 presidential election experience. Program at Yale. "I'm still in therapy". His comment was met with raucous laughter from the crowd, and several audience members interviewed after the event said they interpreted Bush's comment as a jab at Trump. Read More »

Labradors have taken out the American Kennel Club's top dog spot


Frenchies came in fourth in the ranking, up two places from sixth previous year. "The French Bulldog is poised for a takeover". The rest of the top five were as follows: German shepherd, golden retriever, French bulldog, and the bulldog. Get social with the AKC! Their English cousin, the English Bulldog rounded out the top five. Plus, Labradors make great working dogs. The same goes for the most popular dog in neighboring Washington. Read More »

Steve Smith in tears as he takes blame for ball-tampering scandal

One of Cricket Australia's biggest sponsors, fund manager Magellan, on Thursday tore up its contract with the governing body over the ball-tampering scandal that has rocked the game. "I lied about the sandpaper ". "I take full responsibility... I'm sorry", Smith said. "It's going to be a really long road particularly for myself to earn that respect back but for me that's the most important thing". Read More »

President Trump fires Shulkin from Veterans Affairs, hires his doctor


He previously served as clinical faculty at a naval hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia, and as an emergency medicine physician in Iraq. Dr. Richard Tubb, the longest-serving White House physician and the person who trained Jackson, said in a letter read at Jackson's star-turning briefing that members of the White House medical team have been "figuratively Velcro-ed" to Trump since the day after his election and that "on January 20, 2017, Dr. Read More »

Theresa May vows to keep UK united after Brexit


There are just months left to strike a deal on the future UK-EU relationship. British trade minister Liam Fox said on Thursday he would not support an extension to the near-two year transition period that has been agreed with the European Union to smooth the country's exit from the bloc. Read More »

The Pope Just Asked Young People To Keep Shouting


On the cross, Jesus died "crying out his love for each of us: young and old, saints and sinners, the people of his times and of our own", the Pope said March 25. "How hard it is for the comfortable and the self-righteous to understand the joy and the celebration of God's mercy". "I rode with him and he gave me a kiss and blessing", he said. Read More »

Trump says Xi told him meeting with North Korea's Kim went well


The trip marked the first known time Kim has left North Korea since taking power in 2011 and the first face-to-face meeting between Xi and Kim. While tensions have risen between Washington and Pyongyang in the wake of numerous North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests, Trump said earlier this month that he had agreed to a meeting with Kim. Read More »

Maicao celebró el día Mundial del Teatro con la obra Orizonta


Este evento se hace con el objetivo de acercar al público a diversas disciplinas como el performance, así como llegar a una mayor y diferente audiencia al ser más incluyentes, así como favorecer el encuentro de la comunidad teatral y artística del país con la sociedad mexicana. Read More »