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Cooler temperatures and scattered rain today


Preliminary looking ahead , NEXT weekend looks to be cooler with possibly a few mornings dipping to the low 30s. However, rainfall amounts will again remain on the light side, which has been a common theme over the last few days. Friday night will be clear nearly calm and cool with a low of 61. Saturday looks attractive and mild with highs in the mid-upper 50s and lots of sunshine. Read More »

Political row ahead of protest at killing of Jewish Woman in Paris


The leaders of several political parties joined the march for Mireille Knoll, whose partly burned body was found in her Paris home at the weekend. In July 1942 the young Mireille managed to flee Nazi-occupied Paris with her mother, before the Vel d'Hiv mass round-up of 13,000 Jews, and cross the border into Portugal on a Brazilian passport obtained by her father. Read More »

Holy Week reflection: The first Good Friday withstands the test of time


Good Friday and Easter are closely linked together. Sin and death were made fools of by the victory that was had over them by the Cross and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Malawian Vice President Saulos Chilima on Friday joined his fellow christians in participating in Way of the Cross, marking the suffering that Jesus Christ went on the day of his crucifixion and accompanying prayers. Read More »

China's 'Jack The Ripper' sentenced to death for rape and murder


Some victims had their reproductive organs removed, the Beijing Youth Daily said when Gao was arrested in 2016. His youngest victim was just eight; he is reported to have followed her home, raped her, strangled her to death, left her in her bedroom closet, where she was found by her mum. Read More »

Gefilte fish and its role in the Passover Seder


It is symbolic of the Israelites covering the lintels of their doors with lamb's blood so the angel of death would pass over their homes . So Christians are sort of using a form of matzah throughout the year and celebrating a little Passover every Sunday, in one sense. Read More »

Esty Apologizes For Mishandling Of Sexual Harassment In Her Office


Esty learned of the threat within days, but did not immediately fire Baker, even after Kain provided evidence that he had physically and verbally abused her in Esty's office, according to The Post . Now that the news was reported, Esty issued an apology. The gun-control group dismissed him this week after he was contacted by reporters. His spokesman denied numerous allegations. Read More »

BJP president Amit Shah to tour old Mysuru region today


According to News9, Yeddyurappa was "caught drowsing during Amit Shah's speech at Rajendra Kalamandir in Mysuru ". "PM Narendra Modi will not do anything for Dalits, poor and the backward classes". He tweeted, "Gifted to us by the BJP president, our campaign in Karnataka is off to a fabulous start". Speaking to reporters in Davanagere in Karnataka, Shah said, "A former Supreme Court judge recently said that Yeddyurappa government should get the number one award for corruption". Read More »

Guterres warns another cold war as tension rises b/w US, Russia


United Nations chief has said that he is "really very concerned" to the world heading to a time reminiscent of the Cold war era in the wake of the tensions between USA and Russian Federation and called for putting precautions in place to guarantee effective communication and prevent escalation. Read More »

Stormy Daniels seeking Trump's answers under oath


He says the hush agreement was made for the "purpose of influencing" the result of the 2016 election by preventing Clifford from sharing her account just before the election. The exchange, Avenatti said, "was incredulous". The interview prompted a flurry of new legal action, with a lawyer for Cohen demanding that Daniels publicly apologize to his client for suggesting Cohen was involved in her intimidation. Read More »

Irish abortion referendum confirmed for 25 May


Simon Harris, Minister for Health , said it was crucial there was a high voter turnout for this. Abortion was not legal before the 8th amendment , but the laws were ambiguous and ignited debate in the 1970s and 80s, as religious leaders led a campaign to clamp down on the liberalization of Irish society. Read More »

Mega Millions jackpot tops $500 mln for only fourth time


Powerball holds the record with a $1.586 billion payout in 2016. Two tickets, one sold in IL and another in New Jersey, matched the five white balls to win $1 million each. Mega Millions is played in Texas, 43 other states plus Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. There's always talk about the awful odds and "money better spent"... Read More »

Turkey rejects France offer for mediation with Kurdish militia


Accompanied by his special chief of staff, Admiral Roger, Macron announced that he would send French Special Forces to Manbij in coordination with the U.S., another report by Le Parisien said. "Instead of taking steps, which could be construed as legitimizing terrorist organizations, the countries we consider friends and allies must take a clear stand against all forms of terrorism". Read More »

Congress Of Maharashtra Accuses Fadnavis' Govt Of 'Tea Scam' After 'Rat Scam'


Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam wrote to Fadnavis today, saying that the information obtained under Right to Information and the government's clarification do not match. It means that on an average, a whopping 18,591 cups of tea are served in CMO daily. On the other hand, Fadnavis has clearly taken this a bit too far with the massive and unnecessary expense incurred on serving tea in his office. Read More »

Shelling kills Palestinian in Gaza as border protest starts


The Israeli military said the tank fire came after "two suspects approached the security fence. and began operating suspiciously". The Israeli military says Palestinians rolled burning tires and threw stones at Israeli forces on Friday who then retaliated with tear gas and fire at "main instigators". Read More »

Dozens Killed, Injured in Bus Crash in Turkey


Three other village guards and four soldiers were wounded while they were providing safety during road construction, the Siirt governor's office said in a statement. Conflict in mainly Kurdish southeast Turkey generally escalates as spring arrives in the mountainous region. The conflict intensified after a ceasefire collapsed in 2015. Read More »

Ex-teacher who fled with teen wants to change plea


In the motion filing obtained by WKRC , a public defender for Cummins writes that the suspect is requesting to change his plea "after case review, consultation, and personal reflection". An Amber Alert also was issued in Alabama after authorities placed Cummins in Decatur later that day. Cummins still faces state charges of kidnapping and sexual contact with a minor. Read More »

More drama as Lehmann quits as Aussie coach


Warner and Smith have also been banned from taking part in this year's Indian Premier League. An exhausted and emotional Lehmann fronted media late last night Australian time to confirm his resignation, citing the fact that his family has been subject to rampant abuse in the days following the now-infamous incident. Read More »

Jackson and Olding suspension continues pending IRFU review


It was alleged Jackson and Olding raped a 21-year-old student at a house party at Jackson's house on the night of the 28 June, 2016. The comments have since been removed from the site. It reports that thousands took to the streets in "fury" following the not-guilty verdict . The spokesman said the investigation was ongoing and two files had been forwarded to the Public Prosecutions Service for consideration. Read More »

Moscow 'forced' to expel United States diplomats


Asked if the summit was still on the table, Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Wednesday that Russian Federation is "certainly" open to it and that it depends on whether the US still wants a meeting, too. He said he hoped states that expelled Russian diplomats would look hard at the information which Britain says is evidence of Russia's involvement in the poisoning. Read More »

What is open and what is closed this Easter weekend in Saskatoon


Residents are reminded that collection services can begin as early as 7 a.m. City of Mississauga offices are closed for Good Friday and MiWay, the city's transit service, will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule. Resurrection Sunday will include a 9:30 a.m. breakfast and a 10:30 a.m. service. Breakfast will be served following the cantata at 7:45 a.m. Easter service on Sunday will be followed by an Easter egg hunt and egg drop from a fire department ladder truck. Read More »

Teacher in hospital after being clobbered by angry parent for disciplining student


Detectives obtained evidence of sexually themed text messages between Goline and the students, which was entered into court records related to the case, according to Arkansas Online . The incident that happened on the 28 of March left the teacher of Kipsale Primary School, Bernard Kiprono, 29, profusely bleeding on the forehead following a deep cut inflicted by a rungu . Read More »

Kansas regulators seek to take over 15 nursing homes


All of the care homes are operated under a variant of the name "Care and Rehabilitation Center" and are owned by a company called Skyline Health Care. She said that Cottonwood specialized in real estate investments, not nursing home management. Skyline's corporate Web site appeared to be deactivated and company officials could not be reached for comment. Read More »

France's Macron meets with Syrian delegation in Paris

France does not anticipate any new military operations in northern Syria beyond global coalition activities against Daesh, French media reported Friday, citing a presidential source. have given the militia weapons and training to support its battle against IS. During Thursday's talks, Macron acknowledged the "role of the SDF in the fight against Daesh", the Elysee said using an Arabic acronym for IS. Read More »

Israeli soldiers shoot, injure Palestinian at Gaza border


Eizenkot said reinforcements, including more than 100 special forces snipers, had been deployed to the Gaza frontier and the army was prepared for all scenarios. The exercise was seen by some as an attempt by Hamas to cement its control over Gaza . Beginning tomorrow, Hamas hopes it can mobilise large crowds to set up tent camps near the border. Read More »

Australia's ball-tampering scandal: Coach Darren Lehmann announces shock resignation

Although repeating he wasn't part of the ball-tampering plan, Lehmann said he was ultimately responsible for the "culture" of the team. "They have made a mistake as everyone else, including myself, has made mistakes in the past. "The hysteria has gone world wide, and everyone that dislikes the way the Australian cricket team has played. has been given the opportunity to lay the boots in", he said. Read More »

Babul Supriyo files FIR against cop after not allowed to visit Asansol


The internet services were also suspended following the clashes between two groups on Sunday and Monday over a Ram Navami rally at Raniganj. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has however asserted that such behavior was unacceptable in her state and that her government would strongly deal with each miscreant. Read More »

Pochettino leaves door open for Kane return against Chelsea


It's hard now to say yes or no to be involved in the game. Maybe next weekend [he will return]. We are so positive about his recovery . "He is very positive and he is doing very well". "I think my job is to try to help the player to [achieve] what they deserve and what they want - giving them the tools to perform". "Also, in the past, they showed that, despite Kane missing many games, nothing has changed". Read More »

Virtu Financial LLC Lowers Stake in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP)

Insiders own 0.78% of the company's stock. About 425,087 shares traded or 6.85% up from the average. Cardinal Capital Management sold 5,628 shares as the company's stock declined 13.99% with the market. S&P Research maintained the shares of DE in report on Monday, August 24 with "Sell" rating. (NYSE:CMP) on Monday, September 25 to "Overweight" rating. Read More »

Palestinian killed by Israeli strike ahead of Gaza protest


The strike happened near the town of Khan Yunis, in southern Gaza . Tents have been pitched by Palestinians in five locations on the edge of the buffer zone near the border. "A big portion of the army will be invested there", Eisenkot told the rival Yedioth Ahronoth daily on the same day, adding that more than a hundred snipers, most from "special units", had been stationed in the area. Read More »

Messi returns to training with Barca

Despite injury stopping him from influencing matters on the pitch, the Argentine captain showed his undoubted leadership qualities with a motivational pep talk after the game, in a bid to lift his embarrassed team-mates. "You have to give thanks to god that he exists". Messi missed both friendlies during the break with muscle fatigue. Deportes analyst Ricardo Ortiz joins the FC crew to discuss his positive takeaways from Argentina's defeat against Spain . Read More »