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Gaza buries Palestinian journalist killed while covering mass border protest

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Early Saturday, Palestinian health officials confirmed that Yasser Murtaga had died from a gunshot wound sustained while covering demonstrations near the Israeli border in Khuzaa. This time, protesters sought to thwart Israeli snipers by burning mounds of tires and using mirrors to reflect the sun's rays into soldiers' eyes, and some pelted soldiers with rocks and firebombs. Read More »

Bharat Bandh protest has left BJP scared: Mayawati

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Naming some BJP-ruled states, the former UP chief minister alleged that Dalits were being targeted in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. She added that many dalits and members of their families are being arrested on false charges. Read More »

IShares New York Muni Bond (NYF) Rises 0.148% for April 7

BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of iShares by 2.3% during the fourth quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 727,454 shares of the company's stock valued at $41,395,000 after acquiring an additional 83,634 shares during the period. Read More »

Dozens dead in alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, rescuers say

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It said the death toll is likely to rise. "White Helmet volunteers are trying to help the people but all what we can do is evacuate them to another areas by foot because most of the vehicles and centres went out of service". They added that medics had treated more than 500 people with breathing difficulties, frothing from the mouth and smelling of chlorine. Volunteer rescue service The White Helmets, which also has links to anti-Assad forces, said that numerous victims of the alleged ... Read More »

Egypt condemns use of excessive force against Palestinians

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Two-thirds of Gaza's residents are descendants of refugees. The arrests in the Palestinian territories came a day after Israeli troops faced off against some 20,000 protesters as clashes erupted along the fraught Gaza border on Friday, just a week after a mass demonstration led to violence and the bloodiest day since a 2014 war. Read More »

Russian Federation sanctions will not affect Trump-Putin meeting plans

The Treasury Department also points to Moscow's support of the Assad regime in Syria. "Having obtained zero results from the 50 previous rounds of sanctions, Washington continues to employ fear with the refusal to issue American visas, the threatening of Russian businesses with the freezing of companies' assets and property, while forgetting that the requisitioning of private property and other people's money is known as theft", the Ministry added. Read More »

Attorney general urges action on school funding

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Their rancorous final days of debate highlighted deep divisions among top Republicans. Sen. Molly Baumgardner, a Louisburg Republican who has lead the development of the Senate's school funding plan, said the attorney general's office has been getting information regularly. Read More »

Mayawati denounces Amit Shah's remarks against opposition parties

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Later, addressing a press conference, Shah said , "What I meant was political parties having no ideological similarities are coming together out of fear of Modi". The leaders of the NCP said the BJP was baffled by its troubles and had pressed the panic button. "This attitude of the BJP government would be remembered as a black chapter in the parliamentary history", Mayawati said. Read More »

Hundreds mourn death of Palestinian journalist killed covering Israel border protests

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Israel has stationed sharpshooters to stop attempts by Palestinians to breach the border as part of daily protests dubbed "The Great March of Return". On April 5, another Palestinian is killed, this time in an Israeli air strike, the health ministry says. Hours before Murtaja was shot, Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, a military spokesman, said soldiers employ lethal fire only as a last resort. Read More »

Palestinian journalist shot dead by Israeli sniper while wearing press vest

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The US was the only UN Security Council member to reject a call by the 14 other countries to independently probe the Gaza clashes, in which dozens of Palestinian protesters were killed by Israeli forces. "We were about 250 metres from the fence", he said. On Saturday, Palestinians buried the 29th person killed by Israeli border forces in about a week. Read More »

Facebook to make political ads more transparent

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The huge discrepancy between the new figures and initial estimates was surprising, although Facebook's head Mark Zuckerberg tried to downplay it a bit, saying that he's confident the final tally of affected users will be lower than 87 million. Read More »

Trump wants to levy additional $100B in tariffs against China

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Or it could raise USA interest rates by selling Treasury bonds or buying fewer of them. Worries about a potential trade war have rippled through farm states, which are a powerful voting bloc in November's congressional elections. People are surprised, I'm not! Brent crude dropped 2.8 percent in the week while USA crude fell 4.4 percent, the biggest weekly decline since early February. Read More »

Thiessen: Donald Trump's withdrawal wrong tactic in Syria

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But even one of those incoming advisers - CIA Director Mike Pompeo , who Trump has tapped to serve as secretary of state - has told him that an immediate withdrawal from Syria would be a mistake. Documents presented to the president included several pages of possibilities for staying in, but only a brief description of an option for full withdrawal that emphasized significant risks and downsides, including the likelihood that Iran and Russian Federation would take advantage of a US vacuum. Read More »

Facebook suspends AggregateIQ over data scandal

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Last year, the social media platform announced that only authorised advertisers will be able to run electoral ads on Facebook or Instagram. Investors globally are uncertain about how exactly the regulators in the US and Europe will punish the company for misusing the users' personal data, but some might find answers in Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before the Congress next week. Read More »

Manafort files to suppress evidence seized by Mueller

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During May 26 visit, the agent "entered and observed a number of boxes and a filing cabinet inside the premises, as well as some writing on the sides of some boxes", according to the filing. Gates pleaded guilty in February and is cooperating with Mueller's probe. Manafort has filed a civil lawsuit and motions in both of his criminal cases that question Mueller's legal authority to prosecute him. Read More »

Hindu or Jain? Amit Shah answers the crucial question

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When asked about the Karnataka chief minister's comment last month that Shah is a Jain, the BJP chief said, "I am not a Jain, but a Hindu Vaishnav". "But the minority affairs minister said that he had received it. We can not take it seriously. "We will also meet the Prime Minister shortly to press for our demand". However, the seers said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a lot of respect for Basaveshwara, the 12th century social reformer, and that he should take the process to it logical ... Read More »

At $160.07 Stryker Corporation (SYK) Forms Double Top Chart Pattern

SYK has 773,500 shares volume. Fruth Invest Mgmt invested 0.37% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). SYK outperformed the S&P 500 by 8.11%. The medical and dental instruments company at the end of 2017Q4 was priced at $16.04 million. The medical technology company reported $1.96 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.95 by $0.01. Yume Inc (YUME) investors sentiment decreased to 1.16 in Q4 2017. Read More »

Tracking another April snow shower; warm stretch coming

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The clouds will begin to build back in Sunday night as lows fall to the low 60s. Rain/snow showers will continue overnight, then move out early Sunday morning. The system at the end of the week is forecast to be stronger, with rain, possibly mixed with snow north, and plenty of wind. Temperatures will remain slightly below average for daytime highs in the low to mid 50's. Read More »

Trump to skip journalists' dinner

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Now, he's saying that he will skip the traditional Correspondents' Dinner , sending White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in his place. Sinclair sparked controversy by recently forcing reporters to read a script about "fake stories" in the mainstream media . The White House , however, said that the President will send his Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to the event, United States media reported. Read More »

35 reported dead after gas attack on Syrian rebel enclave, Damascus denies

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There have been no independent verification of the claims, but the United States has said that if they prove accurate they demand an "immediate response by the global community". "Russia, with its unwavering support for the regime, ultimately bears responsibility for these brutal attacks". "Jaish al-Islam terrorists are in a state of collapse and their media outlets are (making) chemical attack fabrications in an exposed and failed attempt to obstruct advances by the Syrian Arab army", state ... Read More »

Universal Display (OLED) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

About 2.00M shares traded. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) has risen 1.43% since April 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. Sg Americas Secs Ltd Liability holds 4,813 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Retirement Of Alabama reported 0.01% in TripAdvisor, Inc. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in Q4 2017. Read More »

China to fight U.S. protectionism "at any cost"

China and the European Union should take a clear stance against protectionism, "jointly preserve the rules-based multilateral trade order, and keep the global economy on a sound and sustainable track", AFP quoted Zhang Ming, the head of the Chinese mission to the European Union, as saying. Read More »

Syria war: Scores dead in Syria gas attack, rescuers and medics say

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There has been no independent verification of the reports. Russian-backed Syrian government forces resumed the assault on Friday afternoon with heavy air strikes after days of calm. "Some media outlets, known for their support to the terrorists, claimed that the army used chemical weapons in the city of Douma during its military operations in response to the attacks carried out by the terrorist organization on several Damascus neighborhoods and its surroundings", SANA said. Read More »

Body suspected to be missing child from California cliff crash found

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The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office reported Saturday that vacationers near Juan Creek north of Westport reported a body in the surf about 2 p.m. Saturday. Bruce and Dana DeKalb, the family's next-door neighbors in Woodland, Washington, called child welfare officials last month because the couple's 15-year-old son, Devonte, had been coming to their house nearly every day for a week, asking for food. Read More »

Violent crime: Authorities flood London streets with police

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One suspect has been charged with attempted murder after the trio were rushed to hospital after being attacked at 6.06pm this afternoon. Ms Dick said 300 extra officers will be on duty across the weekend in the worst affected areas. "That's why it's more important than ever to find consensus where possible and work together to make sure every Londoner, regardless of age or background, feels safe in our great city. Read More »

Analysts' Suggestions in the Limelight: SM Energy Company (SM)

KeyCorp reaffirmed an "overweight" rating and issued a $31.00 price objective (up previously from $26.00) on shares of SM Energy in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. SM Energy Company ( SM) stock price is moving Upswing along with the volume 4.75 million shares in recent session. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.31) EPS. Read More »

Trump administration to hit more Russians with sanctions

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Sergei Skripal is recovering in hospital, but officials in Britain and its ally the United States say he was poisoned by "Novichok", a nerve agent they say only Russian intelligence could have deployed. And by no means would this be the sum total of what the US government should do to advance its concerns". "That can only happen when Russian Federation stops its aggressive behavior". Read More »

Google: YouTube shooting was 'deeply shocking and disturbing'

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Aghdam's name was removed from the database after officers in Mountain View near San Francisco found her sleeping in her vehicle early Tuesday. Two others were released Tuesday night, it said. "They said, 'Don't worry about, '" Ismail said. The woman who police say shot three people at YouTube's headquarters was prolific at producing videos and posting them online , many of them weird, such as a clip in which she removes a revealing purple dress to expose fake breasts with the message, ... Read More »

Four boys get youth remedy after sandbag hits automotive, kills man

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The boys apologized to Byrd's family in juvenile court in Lucas County, Ohio, Friday. "This incident has disrupted my entire life, my entire family", Wilkes told the Toledo Blade . Where we all neglect't always have to take accountability for whatever era we all have been? Lillian Diallo, the attorney for Byrd's family, expressed her disapproval after the hearing, reports said. Read More »

Coroner: 2 killed in single-vehicle crash in Whitley County

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Police say the alleged driver of the Dodge Ram, identified as Cory Jinks, 25, had also run a red light while weaving in and out of lanes. Clark said he did not know the identity of the 28-year-old passenger. Polo Mouton, 35, Denham Springs was pronounced deceased at the scene while, the second occupant, a 26-year-old male, was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries. Read More »

Syria: 14 people killed in clashes b/w govt forces & rebels

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Russia's military said the Army of Islam has forced out leaders who were taking part in negotiations to withdraw from Douma and that their fighters have resumed attacks. State media said the rebels were responsible for the Damascus shelling. He said the fighting is concentrated on Douma's frontline in the towns of Masraba and Rihan, which were recently captured by the army. Read More »

Sleet And Snow Possible Overnight

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If any heavy snow bands develop Saturday afternoon and early evening, snow totals will likely go over the forecast amounts. Meteorologist said high temperatures Friday is expected to be in the lower 70s, "with relative humidity values dropping to around 25 to 30 percent". Read More »

Bus Carrying Junior Hockey Team Collided With Truck In Canada Killing 14

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Tributes poured in online for Haugan who was described as an fantastic mentor to young players. The injured were sent to hospital, with three in critical condition. Heath Authorities were guiding Family Members of the Broncos to the Apostolic Church from City of Nipawin . "Lots of them are waiting for information", he said. Read More »