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Palestinian professor killed in Malaysia, family accuses Israeli agency

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It gave no further details on his scientific accomplishments but said he had made "important contributions" and took part in global forums in the field of energy. He had been reportedly living in Malaysia for 10 years. The Malaysian Islamic Organisation Consultative Council (MAPIM) president Mohd Azmi Abdul Hamid says immediate probe must be conducted into the murder of Palestinian private university lecturer in Setapak. Read More »

Ten killed in Nicaragua protests over pensions reform

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The government's move prompted pensioners to take to the streets of the country's capital Managua, later workers and students also joined the demonstrations. But protesters complained in various cities that riot police attacked the demonstrators and that the government had been sending in its supporter groups known as "colectivos" to beat them up. Read More »

Commonwealth chooses Prince Charles as next head

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The Commonwealth's political leaders reached the agreement after months of speculation over moves to separate the role from the British monarchy because so numerous member nations do not recognise the Queen as their head of state. Moments before she spoke, Charles made an informal pitch for the role as he described the Commonwealth as a "fundamental feature" of his life. The queen is head of state in some Commonwealth countries, while others are republics. Read More »

Analysts See $0.25 EPS for Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc

About 5.96M shares traded. It has outperformed by 21.81% the S&P500. Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) last issued its earnings results on Monday, January 29th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. About 11,998 shares traded or 180.85% up from the average. Read More »

Muslim Woman Denied French Passport for Refusing to Shake Officials' Hands

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France's most noteworthy authoritative court has denied a French citizenship to an Algerian Muslim who declined to shake hands with authorities amid her citizenship function. Although the woman initially appealed the court's decision, the Conseil d'Etat finally ruled that her behavior "revealed a lack of assimilation", and to top it all off, it took place "in a symbolic moment and place". Read More »

Mumbai Attack Mastermind Abu Salem Parole Rejected

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It must be noted that this is the second time that the plea has been being rejected. The woman said the news reports of her marriage had defamed her and now as no one else would tie the knot with her she was ready to sign the nikahnama with Salem. Read More »

Syria sends back France's Legion of Honour for Assad

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Assad was made a knight of the Legion of Honor back in 2001, when he met former French president Jacques Chirac. Independent - It comes just days after French president Emmanuel Macron begun the formal process of stripping the honour from his Syrian counterpart. Read More »

Chebukati's security could be restored on Friday - IEBC

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Sources indicated the commissioners had held a closed door meeting with the police unit guarding top State officers where the safety of the embattled IEBC boss was the top agenda. Whereas, the commissioners who earn a monthly salary of Ksh1.2 million will each pocket Ksh69.6 million besides other benefits. Mr. Chebukati has at least 8 bodyguards at his disposal, a number that was raised after the murder of IEBC ICT official Chris Msando ahead of August 8, 2018 polls. Read More »

Syria chemical attack: Inspectors allowed into Douma

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Russian Federation and Syria cited "pending security issues" as their reason for turning the inspectors away, said Ahmet Üzümcü, the director general of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ). Israel did not confirm or deny it. Both Syria and its main backer, Russia , deny the Syrian government used chemical weapons. Experts arrived in Damascus on Saturday, but they have been unable to visit the nearby town of Douma because of "security issues" cited by ... Read More »

Iran BLASTED for 'TRYING TO STRANGLE' Israel amid heightening Syria fears

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The incident comes against the background of rising tension in the north, as Iran vowed this week to avenge an Israeli attack on an Iranian air base last week. Israel has conducted military operations in Syria, risking conflict with Russian Federation or Iran, to enforce those red lines, Doran said. Though Israel's secretive military regularly refuses to either confirm or deny its actions, an unnamed military source admitted to the New York Times that his country was behind the strike . Read More »

Bharat Ane Nenu Breaks Rangasthalam Record

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The distributors had reportedly blocked the tracking of its collection due to some reason. "#BharathAneNenu will end up in $1.5 Million+ range in #USA for Premieres + Day 1.Excellent Opening". It was the second biggest opening Telugu movie of 2018 at the U.S. box office after Agnyaathavaasi . "#PawanKalyan #RamCharan #MaheshBabu " Not just this, it is also expected that the film will become Tollywood's Prince charming's best ever opening as not just hard core Telugu audiences but Tamil ... Read More »

Corker: Trump Will Drop Iran Nuclear Deal If No Breakthroughs

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That can be extended if all parties agree. It's counterintuitive. When Pompeo was a member of Congress, he was one of the sharpest critics of the Iran nuclear deal . The Tennessee Republican told the Christian Science Monitor at a breakfast event Wednesday there was a chance frantic last-minute negotiations with America's European allies could produce a "framework" to address Mr. Read More »

Swaziland Changes Name of African Kingdom to eSwatini

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But King Mswati can - he is one of the world's few absolute monarchs. In recent years, the ruler has referred several times to the "Kingdom of eSwatini", which means "land of the Swazis" in the local language. The name "Swaziland", the King said, had caused confusion. The King, who wore a red and black military uniform and rode in an open auto into the stadium, said he wanted his country to have a name people could identify with. Read More »

'Rape is Rape', Shameful to Politicise Such Issues: PM Modi

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Addressing a gathering at the event "Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath" in London, Prime Minister Modi said, "A rape is a rape". That is shameful. We can not say there were this many rapes in our government and that many of yours. However, Modi did not take these statements lying down, during his talk at the Westminster hall Modi hit out at the opposition and said that rape should not be politicized. Read More »

Enyimba, Akwa United, MFM chase continental tickets — CAF Confederation Cup

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Enyimba host them today with the advantage of having scored a crucial away goal and Wits , with their poor away record in CAF tournaments, are unlikely to come back home having claimed the big scalp of their Nigerian counterparts. Akwa United started on the wrong footing as they conceded first in Wednesday's second leg final playoff tie at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo. Read More »

North Korea suspends nuclear program ahead of much-anticipated talks

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North Korea announced Saturday it will suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of its summits with Seoul and Washington, but stopped well short of suggesting it has any intention of giving up its nuclear weapons or scale back its production of missiles and their related component parts . Read More »

Stalker broke into Taylor Swift's home, took nap

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This story is equal parts scary and confusing. Police officer guards Taylor Swift's home after an alleged stalker was found sleeping in a bed in her apartment. TMZ reports officers eventually searched Sandrock's auto, where they found "an empty gun holster, live rounds of ammunition, latex gloves, black gloves, a knife and multiple types of masks, black rope, Rx medication, and psychologist paperwork". Read More »

Russia, Syria try to 'clear out' chemical attack site, - US State Department

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He did not identify the assailants. Chemical weapons inspectors are waiting to go into Douma, near Damascus, to probe allegations of a chemical gas attack on April 7 that prompted last week's US-led response. Nauert said the United States anxious that the evidence would "deteriorate" the longer the inspectors were delayed. "We have a couple of times presented the evidence that we have, including pictures and people's interviews ". Read More »

At $83.95 Helen of Troy Limited (HELE) Forms Bearish Wedge Down

Hutchin Hill Capital Lp increased Phh Corp (PHH) stake by 140.88% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. The Thomas White International Ltd holds 325 shares with $2,000 value, down from 722,613 last quarter. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of $7.20 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $6.95 to $7.36. Read More »

Students at Texas middle school asked to list 'positives' of slavery

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A San Antonio charter school is evaluating its curriculum and textbooks after students were given an assignment in which they had to list the "positive aspects" of slavery. 'It was a clear mistake and we sincerely apologize for the insensitive nature of this offense'. It is immoral and a crime against humanity, ' Kindel wrote in the statement obtained by The San Antonio Express-News . Read More »

Northern California Man in Trunks Steals Beer Truck

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A almost naked homeless man was arrested yesterday after reportedly stealing a truck full of beer and leading California police on a highway foot pursuit. He was eventually caught within an hour of the truck being stolen as he hid in the bushes. Hermsmeyer was booked into the Sonoma County jail for 10851 CVC, stolen vehicle, 496 d (a) PC, possession of stolen property, 666.5 (a) PC, priors for auto theft, 148 (a)(1) PC, resisting arrest, and 1203.2PC violation of probation. Read More »

India considering death penalty for child rapists

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The next hearing is scheduled for April 27 and a three-judge bench, comprising of Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud and headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra will argue the matter. She called the gang rape and murder of the eight-year-old girl in Kathua "revolting" and hoped "Indian authorities, starting with Prime Minister Modi pay more attention" to the condition of women. Read More »

Panthers Will Open The 2018 Season At Home: Full Schedule Inside

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The Bengals won the previous two games in the series in 2006 (17-14) and 2010 (20-7). The Panthers will host the Buccaneers on November 4, just four days prior to their Thursday Night Football game in Pittsburgh, and have a December 2 trip to Tampa Bay, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Read More »

Bush Medal: Bono Gets 1st Award for Distinguished Leadership

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Bush and Bono first met face-to-face at the White House in 2002 and immediately began working together to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa. "The first time I met you you knew more statistics - it was like were coming right out of the Central Intelligence Agency, [like] one of these analysts", Bush said. Read More »

Republican Leaders Set Parameters For Special Session

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Bosma and Senate President Pro Tem David Long say there will be a special meeting of the legislative council May 7 to lay out procedures for the special session and discuss the bills content. In general, there are no substantive changes from the bills' final form before time ran out for votes. The schools takeover bill, in particular, elicited howls of complaint from Democrats during the regular session. Read More »

Xcel Energy (XEL) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Accern Reports

Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL ) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. It has underperformed by 10.79% the S&P500. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB raised its position in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE: XEL ) by 14.3% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read More »

Ardern to toast leaders at Buckingham — CHOGM

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Ghana's prime minister Kwame Nkrumah has been chosen to toast the Queen. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is greeted ahead of the first 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting by UK PM Theresa May and Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland. Read More »

ACLU: Invalidation of Indiana Abortion Restriction Should Have Been Predictable

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In particular, Planned Parenthood argued the IN law violated the right to access to abortion established IN the Supreme Court's 1992 decision IN Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. 7th Circuit blocks disability abortion ban;... The court found that these restrictions on abortion are an unconstitutional violation of the Fourteenth Amendment right to terminate a pregnancy prior to viability. Read More »

Japan defense official: N.Korea may be bargaining

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President Donald Trump appears to be confirming news that North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear and long-range missile testing. The country "no longer needs" to conduct nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests because it has completed its weaponizing programs, Kim told the Korean Workers' Party's Central Committee, which declared it a "great victory". Read More »

Syria 'chemical attack': OPCW investigators to be allowed into Douma

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The Russian military later said that it will help secure the visit of global chemical weapons inspectors to the site of the alleged attack. In fact, Russian Federation informed the OPCW that " there were still pending security issues to be worked out before any deployment could take place ", Ahmet Uzumcu, the director general of the OPCW technical secretariat, said in a statement on Monday. Read More »

Republican Senators Won't Commit To Endorsing Trump In 2020

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Bill Huizenga of MI when asked if he'd support Trump for re-election. Trump tweeted Thursday that the sitting congresswoman is a "wonderful woman who has always been there when we have needed her". The president has already filed for re-election - he filed his Form 2 paperwork with the Federal Election Commission hours after he was inaugurated over a year ago. Read More »

Sikh woman on Pak pilgrimage converts to Islam, marries Lahore man

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In her petition filed in the LHC, Amna Bibi stated that she married her Pakistani husband at her own will and she wanted to stay in Pakistan . As per Pakistani media reports, Kiran embraced Islam from Darul-Aloom Jamia Naeemia in Lahore on April 16 and later performed "nikah" (marriage) with Muhammed Azam, a resident of Hanjarwal Multan Road in Lahore. Read More »

Alabama Department of Education names Eric Mackey as new superintendent

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Mackey will serve us well and we will see forward thinking results", she said. Each interview lasted about an hour. Asks the candidate if they agree with Interim Supt. Hunter did not recuse herself from the vote, saying she was fair and impartial. Bell said she voted for Pouncey because she feels he is the only candidate who has successfully worked to correct finances and who has experience with working effectively with diverse demographics and family income levels. Read More »