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UNESCO press freedom Trophy is won by jailed Egyptian photographer

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Shawkan was arrested in August 2013 as he covered deadly clashes in Cairo between security forces and supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detentions calls his arrest and detention arbitrary and a violation of the rights and freedoms guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Read More »

Former US president Barack Obama to deliver Mandela lecture in South Africa

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While not criticizing President Donald Trump directly, Rhodes said Obama would not back down from dealing with divisive issues raised by the Trump presidency, according to the newspaper. Mr Hatang told AFP news agency that Mr Mandela was "elated" when Mr Obama was elected in 2008 "because he saw it as a moment in American history". Mr Mandela became South Africa's first black president following the end of the racist system of apartheid in 1994. Read More »

Shiv Sena Chief Sachin Sawant Shot Dead At Mumbai

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Someone is said to have called out to him from behind and the Shiv Sena leader was shot when he turned around to respond. Sources said Sachin, who was associated with Sena for over two decades, was set to be promoted as " shakha pramukh " soon. Read More »

Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC) Lowered to "Buy" at ValuEngine

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 129,329 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $3,148,000 after purchasing an additional 57,419 shares during the period. 30 funds bought stakes and 54 increased stakes. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.22 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Kulicke and Soffa Industries will post 2.23 earnings per share for the current year. Read More »

Rajan possible candidate for Bank of England top job?

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Amongst foreign potential candidates are Raghuram Rajan , former RBI Governor and University of Chicago professor, and former Mexican central bank chief Agustin Carstens, who now runs the Bank for International Settlements. Raghuram Rajan, who at 40 was the first non-western and the youngest to become the chief economist at the International Monetary Fund , shot to big fame three years after he predicted a financial crisis at an annual gathering of economists and bankers in the USA in ... Read More »

As of May, 3 Lumentum Holdings Inc. (LITE) Analysts See $0.53 EPS

Lumentum had a return on equity of 24.06% and a net margin of 8.97%. Lumentum Holdings's quarterly revenue was up 11.0% compared to the same quarter previous year. Shares of Lumentum Holdings (NASDAQ: LITE ) traded up 2.82% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $52.80. Equities researchers at Piper Jaffray now has a $81.0 target on Lumentum Holdings (LITE ). Read More »

Donald Trump Pressures Mexico to Block Illegal Immigrants from US Border

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President Donald Trump threatened to make Mexican immigration control a condition of a new NAFTA agreement on Monday, saying the southern USA neighbor must stop illegal immigrants from getting into the United States. "Despite the Democrat inspired laws on Sanctuary Cities and the Border being so bad and one sided , I have instructed the Secretary of Homeland Security not to let these large Caravans of people into our Country", Trump tweeted. Read More »

Iran deplores Saudi 'barbaric' raid on wedding ceremony in Yemen

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Earlier this month, Saudi forces said they intercepted rebel ballistic missiles fired at Riyadh and the south of the kingdom, where two drones were also shot down. The massacre at a wedding in Houthi-controlled Hajjah province took place just weeks after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) visited the us, posing for photos with wealthy business leaders and meeting with Trump at the White House. Read More »

Halliburton (HAL) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $5.80 Billion

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Halliburton's revenue from North America jumped almost 58 percent to $3.52 billion in the three months ended March 31, while revenue from worldwide operations rose 9 percent. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.00, for a total value of $297,650.00. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and twenty-one have assigned a buy rating to the company. Read More »

Analysts See $0.26 EPS for Manhattan Associates, Inc

The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy" on Monday, May 23. Jefferies maintained Foot Locker, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 12 by Brean Capital. $252,368 worth of Manhattan Associates, Inc. 31 funds took holdings and 84 increased holdings. Eagle Asset Mgmt owns 916,844 shares or 0.25% of their United States portfolio. Read More »

White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

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President Donald Trump called the raid and investigation of Cohen, his personal lawyer, a "disgraceful situation" and "a total witch hunt". Trump allies in the White House and Fox News have been calling for the firing of Rod Rosenstein for months, incensed that he is allowing the probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. Read More »

NJ police officer killed in patrol vehicle crash

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The officer's name has not been released. Investigators say Yagan was the only person involved in the crash. "Oswald and all members of the Paterson Police Department, our heartfelt and honest sympathies to the family of our brother, Tamby Yagan", the post states. Read More »

VanEck Vectors Unconvnt Oil & Gas ETF (FRAK) Declines 0.61% for April 22

This is a boost from VanEck Vectors Investment Grade Floating Rate Bond ETF's previous monthly dividend of $0.04. The exchange traded fund has 89.45M net assets and 1.19% volatility this month. If you are accessing this article on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of U.S. & global trademark & copyright legislation. Read More »

New Brexit survey reveals Bognor residents' views

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A new Brexit survey shows 64 per cent of Fife Today readers - the website of the Fife Free Press Group of newspapers - believe Britain will be better off economically inside Europe. Casey Anderson, 27, of Kimberley, who works in a dry cleaner and voted Remain, said: "The negotiations have been poorly done". More than three-quarters of those who voted Remain (78 per cent) said they were unhappy, compared to 7 per cent who said they were happy. Read More »

'I'am glad justice was served', says Maya Kodnani

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She is accused of conspiracy, murder among other charges in the Naroda Gam case. In 2012, a special court for SIT cases had convicted 32 people including Kodnani in Naroda-Patiya massacre case. However, after a protracted battle in the High Court during which several judges recused themselves from hearing her appeal, the Division Bench observed in its verdict that the witness statements were inconsistent and failed to prove Dr. Read More »

Philippines' Duterte Solicits New Peace Talks With NPA Rebels

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Jose Maria Sison , leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines has been in exile in the Netherlands since his release from prison in the late 1980s. He said the 60-day period would start as soon as both sides clearly agree upon the specific conditions for the revival of the peace talks . He said he would pay for the rebel leader's expenses, including his air fare.On-off negotiations to end the revolt have been brokered by Norway since 1986. Read More »

Control your emotions and resume classes, Minister to J&K students

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The unidentified officer replies calmly that the "accused have been arrested". The decision is being widely opposed by the different shades of life particularly the students. Sources said the government feels that the students are not inclined to attend classes as they take regular classes from the private tuition centres. Read More »

Count Dankula to be sentenced for Nazi pug salute hate crime

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The 30-year-old from Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, had also had the backing of Tommy Robinson, the former football hooligan and ex-leader of the far-right English Defence League. "If you don't believe in a person's right to say things that you might find "grossly offensive", then you don't believe in Freedom of Speech ". "A man has been convicted in a United Kingdom court of making a joke that was deemed 'grossly offensive , '" Gervais tweeted to his 13 million followers. Read More »

Mom Arrested For Allegedly Setting Car On Fire With Her Kids Inside

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KTRK-TV reported that a witness told police that the woman revved up the engine until it caught fire. That's when the witnesses reportedly pulled the three children out of the auto. But Segovia tripped and fell before officers caught up and arrested her. She was eventually captured and taken into custody by Harris County deputies. Read More »

Woman Arrested at Alabama Waffle House in Plastic Cutlery Dispute

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A sit-in protest was held at the restaurant on Sunday afternoon, AL.com said. During the arrest and physical struggle with officers, the video shows the woman's dress was pulled, exposing her upper body. As she's on the floor, Clemons says, "What are you doing?" and the one officer appears to reply, "I'm about to break your arm, that's what I'm about to do". Read More »

Naval Chief in Iran to attend IONS

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The IONS, which began in 2008 following an initiative by India, has grown into a major naval forum of the region with 23 countries as members and nine nations as observers. As regards the symposium, they said the IONS was conceived by the Indian Navy in 2008. The military chief, meanwhile, said some superpowers' naval presence in the Indian Ocean and their interference in the waters had triggered insecurity, with the ongoing massive bombardment of Yemen serving as a case in point. Read More »

God Of War PS4's Surprising Inspirations

With it, the update has brought about an end to one of the game's most persistently-annoying bugs as well as patch notes listing other general fixes . In the video above, Mike Mahardy takes a closer look at the games and media that have influenced creative director Cory Barlog, as well as the rest of the team that worked on the newest God of War . Read More »

Florida detectives used dead man's finger in attempt to unlock phone

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Florida police have raised eyebrows by showing up at a funeral home and trying to use a dead man's finger to access his phone , the Tampa Bay Times reports. The deceased man's fiance, Victoria Armstrong, said she "felt so disrespected and violated". Two detectives held the man's hands up to the phone's fingerprint sensor but could not unlock it. Read More »

Canadian killed in Peru, Global Affairs says

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She can be heard singing a traditional plant song on the website of the Temple of the Way of Light, which describes itself as a plant-shamanic healing centre in the Peruvian Amazon . The hallucinogenic cocktail, also known as yage, is a centuries old recipe used by Indigenous tribes in Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia as a cure for a variety of ailments. Read More »

Huckabee Sanders Challenges Dems Ahead of Pompeo Confirmation

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Most Republican senators are rallying behind Pompeo and urging Democrats to confirm him, especially as the Senate prepares to consider two other critical Trump nominations: Gina Haspel's already-troubled bid to be the next Central Intelligence Agency director, and Ronny Jackson's to be the next head of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Read More »

UFC Fight Night 128 Bonuses

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Fans and commentators have been left gobsmacked by one of the most dramatic finishes to a fight in UFC history. Simon came out hot to open round two, looking to make up for the ground lost in round one. Although the UFC debut didn't fully satisfy him, Simon said he's moving on. While most people thought that the scorecards were then being tallied, New Jersey Athletic Control Board officials determined that Dvalishvili had been out when time expired, so they declared Simon the victor via ... Read More »

Barbara Bush's Secret Service Agents Guarded Her Right Up to Burial

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At former First Lady Barbara Bush's funeral on Sunday, former Presidents George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama gathered for a photo together. Many were quick to praise the photo, with some commenting on the character of the former leaders - and possibly making veiled digs at the present commander-in-chief. Read More »

Yarmouth Police: "Gannon Fund" Scam

The phone numbers that were used in the attempts include: 508-418-0669, 508-418-0431 and 508-418-0979. Police distinguished between the scam and a legitimate Gofundme that is raising money for Gannon's widow. According to reports, the caller claims to be a member of the Barnstable Police Department. Yarmouth police could not immediately be reached for further information Saturday afternoon. Read More »

Mahesh Babu Will Be Dubbed In Hindi, Confirms Director

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This is the fastest non-Baahubali record in Tollywood . Namrata has appeared in many Bollywood films but despite being known for her beauty, the actress failed to make a mark in Bollywood and remained forgotten for all. Mahesh Babu is called the ruler of overseas market and we can't agree more with it. Their combo seems to have a winning streak because the last time they came together, they delivered Srimanthudu , one of the highest earning Telugu films in 2015. Read More »

Booz Allen Hamilton Hldg (NYSE:BAH) Shares Sold by Macquarie Group Ltd.

The stock decreased 2.26% or $5.71 during the last trading session, reaching $247.07. The shares were sold at an average price of $38.92, for a total transaction of $7,784,000.00. In other Booz Allen Hamilton news, Director Ralph W. Shrader sold 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 2nd. On Tuesday, January 9 HOWELL LLOYD JR sold $463,928 worth of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) or 11,745 shares. Read More »