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Atletico Madrid coach Simeone pleased to reach Europa League semis

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Fredy Montero's first-half header left the tie in the balance, only for the Portuguese outfit to run out of steam in the closing stages. "The teams are increasingly competitive, strong at home, and any cup is hard". So we play in it with enthusiasm. "If he chose it, it was because it was the best time for it. Leave it parked for now and focus on winning the title that is what we all want". Read More »

Facebook to examine tens of thousands of apps for data misuse

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has told U.S. lawmakers that his personal data was also harvested and sold by Cambridge Analytica and he intends to initiate legal action against the British firm accused of stealing personal information and using it for political purposes. Read More »

Vernon man facing animal cruelty charges

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The dog was observed to be emaciated and had mobility issues. Animal control officers found the third dog at another home and found that that dog, too, was flea-infested and smelled bad. A Woodstock woman isn't allowed to own, care for or live with new animals for five years after pleading guilty in an animal abuse case earlier this month. Read More »

Hypnotherapist Had Sex With 14-Year-Old For Money, Florida Police Say

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As a condition of her release, she was ordered to turn in her passport to limit the risk that she will attempt to flee back to her home in Edinburgh, where she reportedly operated her own hypnotherapy practice. She was also ordered to turn over her United Kingdom passport to ensure she did not leave the state until the investigations into the case are complete. Read More »

Trump dodges timeline for strike on Syria

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The US defence secretary, James Mattis , has said Washington is still looking for evidence on who carried out Saturday's chemical weapons attack in Damascus and said his main concern about a military response was how to stop it "escalating out of control". Read More »

Lovren reveals halftime speech inspired Liverpool victory

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And while Van Dijk's leadership has clearly played a role, against City across two legs that saw the Premier League's top attacking side held to a single goal it was Lovren who was the standout defensive performer-and half-time shouter. Liverpool have recruited astutely despite not having the funds of Manchester City. There will also be funds available in the summer with the cash from the £145m sale of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona still untouched. Read More »

Man arrested in shooting of Wichita teen

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Shunichi Kuryu, the agency's commissioner-general, told a news conference in Tokyo that it is also the first case of a police officer using a handgun to murder a fellow officer. A Tucson police officer who shot and killed a suspected armed robber Monday was identified Tuesday as the same officer who has killed three other suspects in the line of duty. Read More »

Voter registration deadline Friday

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However those who do not want to change parties or are unaffiliated voters may still register. To vote in local elections, a person must be registered, 18 years or over on polling day, a United Kingdom resident and either a British Citizen or Commonwealth Citizen or citizen of the European Union. Read More »

More prominent Republicans urge Missouri governor after reporting alleging unwanted sexual contact

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The bombshell report from a bipartisan committee includes the allegations that Greitens coerced a woman into giving him oral sex and struck her on three occasions. The state House committee has also been looking into this issue, according to a transcript of their discussions released this week. "There is no possible way, given the credible evidence uncovered by the House committee, that his continued service as Governor will be accepted as legitimate". Read More »

Man arrested after being caught with other people's credit cards at Walmart

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Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop using lights and sirens with the vehicle at Lake and Sale streets. The vehicle, a maroon Chrysler 200, was stolen from a auto lot in Indianapolis when it was not returned during a test drive. Police are still trying to identify the woman, a heavyset Hispanic woman between 30 and 35 years old who was wearing dark clothing. Both men were held in custody and attended Bail Court to answer to these charges . Read More »

Macedonian Government Survives Vote of No Confidence

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The ruling majority led by the Social Democrats defended the policies of the government which came to power in May past year after a prolonged crisis that centred on allegations of widespread misdeeds by the previous administration led by the VMRO DPMNE. Read More »

Stock Performance to Track: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Most signs seem to be pointing in the right direction as investors keep concentrating on superior returns from the stock market. Members of the Federal Reserve voted unanimously to raise borrowing costs by a quarter percentage point and expressed confidence that the economy would strengthen and inflation would rise in coming months. Read More »

WTO warns US-China tensions could compromise gains in global trade growth

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Broader global tensions could also see trade suffer. The steel and aluminium tariffs, justified on national security grounds, came soon after a restriction on imports of solar panels and washing machines. "A cycle of retaliation is the last thing the world economy needs". The world trade chief reiterated that the pressing trade problems facing the WTO are best tackled through collective action. Read More »

Sri Lanka president suspends parliament in growing political crisis

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The prorogation came as a surprise, as only hours earlier, the President had sworn-in four cabinet ministers to partially fill vacancies created by the defection of 15 ministers, both senior and junior, to the opposition. The new acting ministers have been sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena this afternoon. The SLFP is to decide later this month if it will remain in government. Read More »

Gaza is hit by airstrike; Palestinian man reported killed

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Israel confirmed the strikes, saying they were retaliation for gun fire. The bombing came after an Israeli air strike specific Hamas coaching sites from the central and southern Gaza Strip. More than 30 Palestinians have been killed and hundreds wounded by Israeli forces since March 30 as thousands have approached the fence and clashes have erupted. Read More »

Greek fighter jet crashes in sea after patrol, pilot killed

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The Defense Ministry will launch an investigation into the tragic accident. Greek media reported that the plane crashed after intercepting Turkish jets in the Aegean. The jet that crashed was a single-seat Mirage 2000-5 that was part of a two-plane patrol. Soldiers fired tracer rounds towards the helicopter as it approached the island of Ro late on Monday night. Read More »

Government recommends incentives for states exercising population control

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The Finance Commission is the constitutional structure which divides the finances of the country between the Centre and the states. "The 14 Finance Commission chose 17.5% for 1971 Census and 10% for 2011 Census", suggested Isaac. Though Tamil Nadu and Telangana also have reservations against the new ToR, the respective governments did not send their representatives to the meeting called by Kerala Government. Read More »

Have a look at up/down Move: IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC)

This is calculated by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over one year annualized. A lower volatility means that a security's value does not fluctuate dramatically, but changes in value at a steady pace over a period of time. Read More »

More sexual assault charges against Guelph area acupuncturist

The clinic moved there from Guelph in 2012, and police say Lai worked at the Guelph location for about 20 years. Lai's industry is regulated in Ontario by the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. The latest charge against him was brought on April 11. "It is alleged that these victims are all former patients of the accused", Const. Chris Probst said Thursday. Read More »

Finland grants its approval for Nord Stream 2 construction

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Eastern European and Baltic states fear the pipeline could increase reliance on Russian gas and undermine Ukraine's role as a gas transit route, which provides valuable revenues to a country hit by a conflict with pro-Russian separatists. The Ost-Ausschuss, which represents German business interests in Russian Federation, issued a statement after Poroshenko's visit stressing the importance of the project. Read More »

OEA Calls For End Of Teacher Walkout

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The Tulsa Public Schools will resume classes on Tuesday of next week. The comments come as schools across the state have been closed since April 2 due to the walkout. Therefore, it is up to the general public to do the right thing and support the teacher walk out. But they began to run out of wiggle room to make up for lost time when the labor action threatened to extend the school year, piling pressure on teachers to return. Read More »

SBA Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:SBAC) Earnings Forecast In Focus

It has outperformed by 32.85% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $18.56 billion company. It was reported on April, 10 by Barchart.com. SBA Communications has a 12 month low of $122.17 and a 12 month high of $177.67. Tracking current stock price levels in relation to some other popular moving averages, we have noted that the stock is trading -2.46% away from the 50-day MA and -4.01% off of the 20-day MA. Read More »

Syria attack: Western Allies weigh military action

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Trump's threat followed remarks from Russia's ambassador to Lebanon, who reportedly said told a Hezbollah television station this week that Russian Federation would shoot down American missiles fired at Syrian government targets. It is, therefore, extremely unlikely that a limited strike or even a series of strikes will have much effect on the Assad regime's willingness to continue the fight in much the same way as it has until now. Read More »

Park Service scales back fee hikes

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And it's not just Yellowstone-all 117 fee-collection national parks will see fees increase for cars. Garder noted that the fee increases will put more money into some parks, which could prove helpful, but dedicated funding from Congress is the only way to realistically solve the maintenance backlog problem. Read More »

United Nations chief outraged by chemical attack

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The UN chief expressed regret Wednesday that the UN Security Council has been unable to reach agreement on the issue of chemical weapons in Syria . "Let us not forget that, ultimately, our efforts must be about ending the awful suffering of the Syrian people", he said. Read More »

CT double slaying linked to baby death

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In 2016, the then 18-year-old Katie located her birth parents and moved in with them in their North Carolina home, where Steven and Katie began an incestual relationship. CT police say a double homicide and suicide investigation is linked to the death of a baby in Knightdale, North Carolina, whose parents are from Henrico. Read More »

GO service delayed after person struck by freight train near Guelph station

Train workers could be seen leaving the train and heading to waiting CN Rail vehicles that arrived on the scene around 5 p.m. Metrolinx spokeswoman Anne Marie Aikins said she didn't have further details on what had happened. "The investigation is showing this is not a suspicious incident", said Constable Chris Probst with Guelph police, which means there were no other individuals involved. Read More »

Arturo Vidal rages at Cristiano Ronaldo penalty during Bayern Munich match

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Incredibly, two goals from Mario Mandzukic and a third from Blaise Matuidi completed an incredible comeback after 60 minutes, making the aggregate score 3-3. There was no such drama here though, as a 0-0 draw sent Bayern Munich through after beating Seville 2-1 on aggregate. Croatian global Mario Mandzukic bagged a first half brace in the Spanish capital, as they looked to gain revenge on Real following their Champions League final defeat. Read More »

Myanmar not ready for return of Rohingyas

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Social Welfare Minister Win Myat Aye met with Rohingya leaders at the giant Kutupalong camp near the border city of Cox's Bazar, where a group of refugees tried to stage a protest during his visit. Myanmar has approved several hundred Rohingya from a list of thousands to return to their homeland but no one has yet crossed back. Myanmar's crackdown against its Rohingya minority has been dubbed "ethnic cleansing" by the United States and UN. Read More »

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress for 2nd day

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Among the numerous items on the agenda were data ownership and access and privacy rights . The Cambridge Analytica scandal has put a focus on data sharing at Facebook . Facebook is obsessed with live video, and it wants you to be able to stream live from any device - even a drone. This isn't the first time that the sisters (as well as conservatives and the far right) have accused a publishing platform of discriminating against them. Read More »