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United Kingdom to continue probe despite Cambridge Analytica shutting shop

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The firm says the media furore stripped it of its customers and suppliers, forcing it to close. "If we can't have a political discourse where we agree on basic, objective facts, then our democratic government will continue to be polarized and paralyzed", he said, referring to the Russians' efforts to spread fake news online during the 2016 U.S. Read More »

Bank holiday weekend set to be a scorcher

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But is that a fair comparison? The Met Office is predicting the hottest early May Bank Holiday since records began. Map showing forecast temperatures for Bank Holiday Monday. Most parts of England and Wales will enjoy temperatures in the 20s throughout the weekend, with the best of the weather predicted for the south east. Read More »

Toyota pledges $1.4B in upgrades to two Canadian assembly plants

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Ottawa will support the investment with C$110 million in Toyota's Cambridge and Woodstock plants in Ontario, a statement from the office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. Trudeau said the Toyota investment will solidify a supply chain of 60-plus Canadian companies. The automaker has long planned to also build the popular vehicle at one of two plants in Cambridge, Ont., once it moved production of the Corolla out of Canada. Read More »

Lib Dems mount mini fightback in local elections

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We have consolidated and built on the advances we made at last year's General Election, when we won the largest increase in Labor's share of the vote since 1945. And Cable's party has gained more than 34 councillors across England and held on to Eastleigh, Cheltenham and Sutton. The Liberal Democrats have snatched a flagship Conservative council in South Cambridgeshire which did have a Tory majority of 15. Read More »

Iran Deal Decision Affecting Oil Prices

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U.S. President Donald Trump has all but made a decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear accord by May 12 but exactly how he will do so remains unclear, two White House officials and a source familiar with the administration's internal debate said on Wednesday. Read More »

Dodgers Throw Combined No-Hitter vs. Padres

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Reliever Chris Hatcher allowed a home run to the next batter. Chase Utley added a triple, while Tim Locator added a double and starting pitcher Walker Buehler added a base hit as well to cap off the offense for the Dodgers in the win. This one worked out better for Roberts, giving baseball its second no-hitter of the season. He has allowed 14 runs (11 earned) on 29 hits and 10 walks with 34 strikeouts in 26 1/3 innings. Read More »

N will win next general elections: Pak PM

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Abbasi said that the ruling party would compromise with the opposition on the caretaker PM's names, adding that whatever name Leader of Opposition Syed Khursheed Shah would propose, they will support. The prime minister said the development work carried out during the tenure of present government had no precedent in the country's history, adding that the PML-N had entered the election arena with the same spirit. Read More »

US Navy Resurrects 2nd Fleet to Counter Russian Threat

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The decision reflects escalating worries across Europe and within NATO over Russia's increased military presence and patrols in the Atlantic region. He said the new Atlantic Command will be vital for the alliance to be able to respond. Fleet Forces will keep its focus on training, manning and equipping the entirety of the Navy - a key mission in the wake of the two deadly destroyer collisions past year. Read More »

Dazi: Trump posticipa a 1 giugno decisione su Ue e altri alleati

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Una mossa che minaccia di dividere il mercato Usa dell'auto. La posizione di fermezza della negoziatrice comunitaria Cecile Malmstrom e del presidente della Commissione Tajani alla fine hanno avuto ragione contro quella che sembrava fino all'ultimo momento una decisione non negoziabile. Read More »

China a 'cast-iron proof' of Marxism success: Xi

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Xi's speech Friday at the Truly Amazing Hall of the Men and Women in central Beijing Is among a Succession of occasions at China marking the bicentennial of both the arrival in 1818 of Marx at Germany. The apparent contradiction between party rhetoric and appearance has prompted many analysts to suggest the party is no longer really motivated by Marxism but puts practical and economic concerns above all else. Read More »

Minor girl raped, burned to death in India's Jharkhand

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The men allegedly took her to a deserted spot and took turns to raping her. After hearing the matter, the court ordered the accused to do 100 sit-ups and pay up a penalty of Rs 50,000. The accused had allegedly gang-raped her on Thursday night. The accused have fled the village after the incident and police are conducting raids to nab the absconders. Read More »

Judiciary, executive showdown in SC continues, this time over judges' appointment

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Such pollyanna-ish thinking (regrettably expressed by some eminent members of the Bar) ignores the real institutional weakness that has been exposed and the institutional damage that has been caused over the last few months. Venugopal said the collegium should take a broad view and recommend more names to fill up the vacancies. While there is a reasonable debate to be had about how much importance seniority should play in the appointment of Supreme Court judges and the Chief Justice of ... Read More »

Wind advisory becomes a warning

Moreover, with a cold front hitting southern Ontario later today , wind gusts may even reach as hgh as 100 km/hr. Friday: Variable cloudiness, a shower or thunderstorm possible in the afternoon. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. The warning is in effect until 10 p.m. Winds of 25 to 40 miles per hour are expected, with gusts up to 60 miles per hour. Read More »

Parole board stays execution set for Thursday

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In keeping with court docket data, Butts and his confederate, Marion Wilson, had requested Donavan Parks, 25, for a experience at an area Walmart in southeast Atlanta in 1996. They asked Parks for a ride, and he agreed. Shortly thereafter, Butts groaned and said "It burns, man". The men then ordered him out of the vehicle and fatally shot him, prosecutors said. Read More »

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Says He's Smoked Pot 'Once Or Twice'

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New Jersey Business and Industry Association president and CEO Michele N. Siekerka said in a statement Wednesday that association members, concerned with how the new law would affect business owners and "well intended-employers", fought to bring down the cap on earned hours from 72 to 40 hours. Read More »

US Navy veteran who killed Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla sentenced to life

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The attack, which happened just over a month after President Donald Trump's inauguration, led to serious concerns among Indian families in the U.S. and brought the spotlight on hate crimes targeting Indians. Purinton was charged with first-degree murder of Kuchibhotla and two counts of attempted first-degree murder in the shootings of his friend, Alok Madasani. Read More »

U.S. sends invitations to opening of embassy in Jerusalem

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Note that these are neighborhoods of Jerusalem, like Abu Dis, Jabal-Mukaber, Isawiya and Shu'fat. He reiterated his call on the UN Security Council to hold "an worldwide peace conference this year that would establish an global multilateral mechanism to oversee the political process" while noting that the US has abandoned its role as "an honest peace broker" by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and deciding to move its embassy there. Read More »

Mahira Khan is heading to Cannes Film Festival

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Last month, Netflix pulled out of the festival completely after hard discussions with fest organizers. The ban came in response to huge controversy that erupted past year, when two Netflix films - " Okja " and " The Meyerowitz Stories " - entered the competition for the Palme d'Or without being released in cinemas. Read More »

British PM May avoids London wipeout in local elections

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The share of the vote is estimated at 35% to Conservative and Labour each. By contrast, district councils being contested outside London voted to Leave by roughly 55 to 45 , a ten-point gap. In London , the Conservatives successfully defended Wandsworth and Westminster despite Labour hopes they could take both. Yorkshire and the Humber was the setting for some fascinating local politics battlegrounds on Thursday, with Sheffield, Kirklees, and North East Lincolnshire all ... Read More »

Mom shot to death while driving in Freehold, NJ; possibly at random

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There was no longer a threat to the public after the suspect - who has not been identified - was collared, according to the Monmouth County prosecutor's office. Friday. The area surrounding Rt. The investigation is ongoing. Linskey says that investigators do not believe that there is a connection between Calhoun's death and the shooting death of Earl Sanders on April 29. Read More »

Suspect in officer's death killed in shootout

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Adamson says the suspect in that homicide shot the officer. A Terre Haute police spokesman, Officer Ryan Adamson, said on Twitter , "We sincerely appreciate all the kind messages". Watt said state police will conduct an investigation into the events leading up to the fatal shooting. Sgt. Joe Watts says they have ISP SWAT, robots, choppers and everything they can do to assist in the situation. Read More »

Besiktas Refuse to Take Field vs. Fenerbahce, Istanbul Derby Cancelled

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It all hit a climax in the 57th minute when an argument broke out between Besiktas substitute goalkeeper Tolga Zengin and several Fenerbahce fans. "In order not to accept losing to backstage football politics, we will not show up", Besiktas said in an official club statement last week. As a result of Besiktas' protest Fenerbahce were declared winners while Besiktas have been banned from next season's competition. Read More »

Simmons' Sixers bounced by Baynes' Celtics

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McConnell had eight points and five assists with two steals and not a single turnover. Simmons has received 191 touches in the 73 minutes he's played this series - a higher per-minute rate than the infamously ball-dominant Russell Westbrook - and he's produced just 0.099 points per touch, which puts his playoff productivity somewhere around Ed Davis (0.103) and Matthew Dellavedova (0.083). Read More »

US Special Forces Secretly Involved in Yemen War

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As yet another news cycle was dominated by the latest chapter of the President Donald Trump-Stormy Daniels controversy on Thursday, the New York Times quietly published an alarming report detailing a secret U.S. "I have strong concerns that the Trump administration is getting the USA more involved in a war in Yemen without congressional authorization". The Saudi-led coalition is fighting Iranian-backed Houthi rebels to restore the internationally recognised government of President ... Read More »

Rain and gusty winds are likely through Friday morning

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This will allow us sunshine and lower humidity for Sunday and into next week. Thunderstorms are possible in the early evening. These storms will be developing in northern Mexico and moving northeast into Texas. Most of the shower activity will begin to move out early on Saturday . The sun will be out at times, and the high will be in the 77- to 80-degree range. Read More »

Military to use 'every resource' to probe crash

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He said the National Guard and U.S. Air Force had launched an investigation to determine the cause of the crash. "We´ve confirmed nine people, consisting of five crew members and four additional passengers" were on board, Puerto Rico National Guard spokesman Major Paul Dahlen said. Read More »

President George HW Bush discharged from Houston Methodist Hospital

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Mr. Bush was hospitalized April 22, a day after the funeral for his wife , former first lady Barbara Bush, for an infection. The two had been married for 73 years. The former President suffers from a form of Parkinson's disease and uses a wheelchair or electric scooter to move around. Few details were released about Bush's most recent illness. Read More »

Flooding kills 100, displaces 260000 in Kenya

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The disaster comes after three failed rainy seasons inflicted a crippling drought that sent food prices soaring and left more than three million people requiring food aid. "We are also anxious that once the rains subside, people may face an upsurge of mosquito-borne disease such as dengue fever, chikungunya and malaria". Read More »

Court reverses murder conviction of Kennedy nephew - retrial might not happen

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Friday's 4-Three resolution by the courtroom vacated Skakel's earlier conviction and dominated that Michael Sherman , his trial legal professional, was not profitable in presenting proof of an alibi. February 8, 2011 - Skakel testifies in his appeal hearing, the fourth attempt at overturning his conviction. October 24, 2012 - Skakel is denied parole by the state parole board in Suffield, Connecticut. Read More »

Tanghdar woman injured in cross-border shelling

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The firing continued for hours, locals said. She was taken to hospital where her condition is said to be stable. "The exchange of fire with small and medium arms continued till morning and has stopped now", an official at Kupwara's police control room said. Read More »

Analysts Issue Forecasts for EnLink Midstream's FY2018 Earnings (NYSE:ENLC)

The institutional investor held 2.30M shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $83.74M, up from 1.36 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 27th. Shares of EnLink Midstream stock opened at $15.40 on Friday. About 455,179 shares traded. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link . Read More »

Global mediators certify end of ETA in Spain

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David Harland, the executive director of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, which has been involved in peace negotiations between ETA and the Spanish government dating back to 2004, told The Associated Press that Thursday's announcement was a "unilateral" move by the group. Read More »