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World The pound hit its highest level since the Brexit vote
Author: 0 The pound hit its highest level since the Brexit vote

Sterling fell as low as $1.20 at the beginning of 2017, having traded at close to $1.50 before the vote. The headline unemployment rate, which measures the percentage of the British workforce who want a job but don't have one, fell from 4.3% to 4.2%, marking a second consecutive month of a dropping headline jobless rate.

World Gorilla, newborn share tender moment at the National Zoo
Author: 0 Gorilla, newborn share tender moment at the National Zoo

Keepers trained Calaya to take voluntary ultrasound so they could monitor Moke's fetal growth. Moke means "junior" or "little one" in the language Lingala, according to staff at the zoo and conservation biology centre. They also prepared Calaya for motherhood by showing her photos of mother gorillas and giving her a plush gorilla toy to touch, kiss and practice nursing.

World Russian Federation to fight back any USA pressure attempts
Author: 0 Russian Federation to fight back any USA pressure attempts

She did not say why sanctions would be imposed but the USA ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley , said on Sunday that the United States is preparing new sanctions on Russian Federation over its support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

World Father, daughter found in submerged vehicle in Mendocino County river
Author: 0 Father, daughter found in submerged vehicle in Mendocino County river

Recovery divers found Sandeep Thottapilly, 41, and his daughter Saachi, 9, inside the family's Honda Pilot during a search Sunday, officials said. According to a report from the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office, the Sunday search consisted of 21 water searchers which included two Jet Ski teams, two boat teams and several Kayak/Carlson board teams.

World S. Koreans may visit North again ahead of first summit in decade
Author: 0 S. Koreans may visit North again ahead of first summit in decade

If they can't, they should meet again to sign the treaty". Senior South Korean officials may visit Pyongyang ahead of next week's summit between President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a senior South Korean official said on Tuesday, Reuters reports.

World Sachin Tendulkar was spotted playing cricket on Mumbai's streets
Author: 0 Sachin Tendulkar was spotted playing cricket on Mumbai's streets

Be it Bollywood actors and actresses, cricketers or other well-known faces from other fields, it is not unusual to spot them in the city. Recently, the master blaster Sachin Tendulkar was in the news because he donated his entire salary and allowances to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund .

World New Jersey Democrats in Strong Position to Flip GOP Districts
Author: 0 New Jersey Democrats in Strong Position to Flip GOP Districts

Those who do say it's "extremely important" that the candidate have their views on Trump "favor the Democrats over Republicans by 11 points, 54 percent to 43 percent". The same CNN poll had showed a 16-point Democratic edge in February. They are pushing for a measure to be included on the ballot that repeals the increase.

World College teacher 'lures' girl students, suspended
Author: 0 College teacher 'lures' girl students, suspended

After the allegations, the local police literally broke into the house and arrested her in the evening on Monday. The college, which was informed about the matter almost a month ago by the students, approached the police yesterday only after an audio clip of the teacher's conversation with students was widely shared on social media.

World Pak court halts airing Sharif's speeches for 15 days
Author: 0 Pak court halts airing Sharif's speeches for 15 days

He drew the attention to Article 68, saying it even prevented the Parliament from criticising the judiciary and its decisions. When the court asked the regulatory body why it had dismissed the petitions, Pemra's counsel Salman Akram Raja said the allegations against the government agency were baseless.

World Bodies of missing man, child found in submerged SUV
Author: 0 Bodies of missing man, child found in submerged SUV

About 70 searchers combed the area of the crash Sunday, including more than 20 crew members searching the water with Jet Skis, boats and kayaks, the office said. Sandeep worked as a vice-president with the Union Bank and lived in Los Angeles with his family. Sandeep grew up in Surat city in Gujarat and settled down in the U.S.

World London stabbing: man killed in Forest Gate
Author: 0 London stabbing: man killed in Forest Gate

Officers were called to a home in Sudbourne Road where a woman in her 30s had been attacked at around 6.30pm. "It is believed the victim and the man arrested were known to each other". "A police investigation has commenced, and cordons are in place at the scene". Dihan was the prime accused in Robin murder case filed with Kotwali Police Station past year, police said.

World Catalan Protesters Demand Release of Jailed Separatist Leaders
Author: 0 Catalan Protesters Demand Release of Jailed Separatist Leaders

The protest came six months after the first incarcerations of top Catalan separatist leaders for misuse of public funds, sedition and rebellion - which carries a prison sentence of 30 years and implies that a "violent uprising" took place - over their separatist push.

World British man accused of beating Thai wife to death
Author: 0 British man accused of beating Thai wife to death

Police said the video was taken on April 5, 2018, at 5:40 p.m.in Fort Myers. She also added that her mother-in-law was inconsolable and later took a picture without the " Pottu " admitting it was her grave sin to wear it when her husband is no more .

World Teachers march to state Capitol to demand more classroom funding
Author: 0 Teachers march to state Capitol to demand more classroom funding

Cohn says at this point, she's 51 years old and it's just not feasible for her to start a new career - which means she's dependent on getting the pension benefits she expected. The state budget for next year includes $150 million in increased school funding, but lawmakers have not committed to continuing that increase in future years.

World US, UK cyber cops warn Russians are rooting around in your routers
Author: 0 US, UK cyber cops warn Russians are rooting around in your routers

Russian hackers are trying to gain access to the devices that control the flow of internet traffic, the United States and United Kingdom warned Monday in an alert for organizations and individuals worldwide. Any compromised hardware might even be used as a foundation for future attacks, the alert theorized. Russian state-sponsored hackers are seeking to hijack critical network infrastructure devices, USA and British intelligence agencies say.

World What we know about the OPCW mission to Syria
Author: 0 What we know about the OPCW mission to Syria

In remarks that could indicate an attempt to bog down the OPCW team, Russia's deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, said the inspectors will not be allowed to access the site until they produce an appropriate United Nations permit. The targeted sites were largely empty but US President Donald Trump hailed a "perfectly executed" operation. Deputy Russian foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov blamed Western air strikes carried out on Saturday for holding up the OPCW mission.

World Missiles shot down by Syrian air defences: state media
Author: 0 Missiles shot down by Syrian air defences: state media

The source of the missiles is still unknown. Iranian news agencies also reported missiles being fired toward Shayrat. In addition to praising the recent victory of the government troops in the East Ghouta region, east of Damascus , the protesters demanded the departure of the invading United States troops from Syrian territory and the closure of their military bases.

World Not a single section of society happy with Modi, says Congress
Author: 0 Not a single section of society happy with Modi, says Congress

During Modi's visit, an India-Sweden Innovation Partnership is also expected to be launched. The summit is being co-hosted by India and Sweden. 16 de abril de 2018, 00:20New Delhi, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit today Sweden and the United Kingdom, during which he will participate in the first Nordic-India Summit and the Meeting of Heads of Government of the Commonwealth.

World Night Court actor Harry Anderson found dead at 65
Author: 0 Night Court actor Harry Anderson found dead at 65

The statement said foul play is not suspected. Anderson also had roles on "Cheers", " The John Larroquette Show " and " 30 Rock ", as well as 12 appearances on " The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson " to show off his magic skills. "I guess they figured I was an actor", Anderson said of getting the role. "Rest in peace, Harry". This is a tremendously sad end for an actor who has been known very much over the years for his ability to make viewers laugh.

World Alfie Evans: parents' legal battle to keep son on life support
Author: 0 Alfie Evans: parents' legal battle to keep son on life support

A lawyer representing Tom Evans, 21, and Kate James, 20, on Monday returned to the Court of Appeal to ask judges to rule that Alfie Evans should be allowed to travel to a foreign hospital. The judges rejected their application but said that they could go to the Supreme Court to consider the case for a final time. Protesters gathered outside the hospital last week after a judge endorsed a plan for doctors at Alder Hey to withdraw life support.

World CBI to withdraw sections of the POCSO Act against Kuldeep Singh Sengar
Author: 0 CBI to withdraw sections of the POCSO Act against Kuldeep Singh Sengar

POCSO Act deals with sexual offences against persons below 18 years of age. CBI sources claimed on Monday said that a decision was taken on this score after it was found that there were discrepancies in the statements of the MLA. On Saturday morning, the CBI team probing the matter had brought the victim to Lucknow for a medical examination, which was done at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital; subsequently, the sleuths took the victim to the CBI office, where she confronted the accused.

World United States says California rejecting proposed border duties for troops
Author: 0 United States says California rejecting proposed border duties for troops

National Guard officials said Monday that a total of 900 guardsmen have been deployed to the border so far: 650 from Texas, 250 from Arizona, 60 from New Mexico, and none from California. 'We've made this refined request, it's gone through the process and then we've got a signal from the governor that he is not participating'. That's because California guardsmen are to be sent not only to the border but to the Pacific coast and interior locations "throughout the state", Brown said in a ...

World Russian Federation says alleged chemical attack in Syria staged by UK
Author: 0 Russian Federation says alleged chemical attack in Syria staged by UK

US President Donald Trump emerged from a meeting with his national security team on Thursday without a "final decision" on how to respond to the suspected chemical attack . "The US - the possessor of the biggest arsenal of chemical weapons - has no moral right to blame other countries". "Insulting the President of Russian Federation is unacceptable and inadmissible".

World Kellyanne Conway is Concerned About a Self-Centered Liar Hogging the Spotlight
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway is Concerned About a Self-Centered Liar Hogging the Spotlight

Stephanopoulos interviewed Comey on Sunday, in the former Federal Bureau of Investigation official's first major press appearance following his firing a year ago and ahead of his forthcoming book, A Higher Loyalty . After James Comey was sacked as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation last May, many wondered when and if the former director would speak out.

World Interim superintendent named for Allendale County schools
Author: 0 Interim superintendent named for Allendale County schools

Second, the nation is exiting the lowest-interest-rates scenario that has existed for several years. "What's really got me bothered is I find as I go through all the school board policies, I don't find any policy in there that talks about electronic data collection and electronic surveys", he said, "and I think that this board needs to make that a top priority when we talk about the data security and the confidentiality of student records".

World GAO: Cost Of EPA Chief's Phone Booth Broke The Law
Author: 0 GAO: Cost Of EPA Chief's Phone Booth Broke The Law

Between the EPA's inspector general and the Government Accountability Office , Pruitt faces at least five inquiries into his actions. Additionally, because EPA "obligated appropriated funds in a manner specifically prohibited by law", GAO said the agency also violated the Antideficiency Act.

World Syria AIRSTRIKE - Military responding to 'ISRAELI ATTACK' in Damascus and Homs
Author: 0 Syria AIRSTRIKE - Military responding to 'ISRAELI ATTACK' in Damascus and Homs

Also a number of local reporters have said there are "Israeli warplanes" flying at high-altitude carrying out the attack after crossing the borders through Lebanon. Social media reports are pointing the finger at Israel for the strikes. The U.S., Britain and France targeted military and research sites in Syria after the purported toxic attack on Eastern Ghouta's last moderate opposition holdout of Douma a week earlier.

World Storm Team 11 Forecast: Cold Tonight With Freeze Warnings
Author: 0 Storm Team 11 Forecast: Cold Tonight With Freeze Warnings

It will be cold enough for snow showers to fly tonight and the first half of the day tomorrow. Wednesday night will be wet. Widespread rain and storms are looking more likely during this time, including over the drought-stricken western plains.

World Stormy Daniels to attend court hearing on FBI raid of Trump's lawyer
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels to attend court hearing on FBI raid of Trump's lawyer

Cohen's lawyers were required by a federal judge in NY to disclose the names of his clients Monday as part of an argument over attorney-client privilege and how it applies to records seized from Cohen last week by the FBI. Cohen arranged a US$1.6-million payment to secure the silence of a former Playboy model who said she became pregnant by Broidy, a person familiar with the matter said Friday .

World Trump, Republicans intensify attack on ex-FBI director Comey
Author: 0 Trump, Republicans intensify attack on ex-FBI director Comey

The wide-ranging interview with ABC News also came ahead of Tuesday's release of Comey's memoir, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership , in which he details his interactions with the Republican president. "I would bet my life on that". Lindsey Graham, R-SC said Comey drafted a statement exonerating former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for running her government emails through a private email server before completing the investigation.

World Woman fires gun at Burien police station
Author: 0 Woman fires gun at Burien police station

Responding officers found his wife, Natasha McKinney, 34, on the floor in a bedroom of the residence that they shared. He was assisted by Officer Brian Starnes, the press release said. It is a cause for worry. Per a police statement, the suspect "dropped a stolen handgun and ran. but officers caught up with him". "Family members on their own used to bring back the victim after locating her".

World WaPo: Trump hasn't signed off on Russian Federation sanctions Haley announced
Author: 0 WaPo: Trump hasn't signed off on Russian Federation sanctions Haley announced

The deputy foreign minister also said Russian politicians were discussing United States "abuse" of the dollar's status as the worldwide currency, RIA quoted Ryabkov as saying. The Trump administration is weighing a new round of economic sanctions against Russian Federation for its backing of Syrian President Bashar al Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons.

World Saudi Arabia condemns Iran in wake of missile strikes in Syria
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia condemns Iran in wake of missile strikes in Syria

The drone attack on Israel was "the first time we saw Iran do something against Israel, not by proxy". If neither the Russians nor the Syrian government care what happened to Iran's "military advisers" during the missile strikes, why would they want to stay there? On Saturday, the UN Security Council rejected a resolution put forward by Russian Federation condemning the strikes by the US, Britain, and France.

World Commonwealth Games 2018 closing ceremony is being ripped to shreds
Author: 0 Commonwealth Games 2018 closing ceremony is being ripped to shreds

Johanna Griggs and Basil Zempilas were left underwhelmed by the Closing Ceremony. Zempilas: These pictures you can see now were a long time before the broadcast began for the Closing Ceremony. "We wanted athletes to be part of and enjoy the closing ceremony". GOLDOC chairman Peter Beattie sent out a series of tweets, both apologising for the error and echoed criticism of the speeches during the ceremony.

World Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' Wins Historic Pulitzer Prize In Music
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' Wins Historic Pulitzer Prize In Music

The previous most recent victor: Mary Chind for photography in 2010. The project included footage from a helicopter flight along the entire 2,000-mile border, a podcast and a virtual reality component. One woman, Heather Heyer, died and 19 people were injured. In a text Monday, Kelly described the prize as an "incredible honor" but added: "Mostly I'm still heartbroken for Heather Heyer's family and everybody else who was affected by that tragic violence".

World Binghamton freshman fatally stabbed, search on for suspect
Author: 0 Binghamton freshman fatally stabbed, search on for suspect

At this time, police are confident this was not a random act. The school, one of the four university centers in New York's sprawling state university system, canceled classes Monday due the "tragic event". "As someone who was a student until a few months ago, and someone who is still a part of the BU community, it's tough to hear about something like this happening on campus", Taylor said.

World Government apologises for treatment of 'Windrush generation' of migrants
Author: 0 Government apologises for treatment of 'Windrush generation' of migrants

She should know the number. Ms Nokes apologised to members of the Windrush generation, saying: "I am very sorry that this situation has arisen". Ms Rudd told the House of Commons she was sorry for the "appalling" way her department had treated British subjects who came to the United Kingdom in the 1940s, 50s and 60s, predominantly from the Caribbean.

World Man charged with sexually assaulting 11-year-old relative
Author: 0 Man charged with sexually assaulting 11-year-old relative

Police are investigating an incident in which a 22-year-old Venezuelan woman was sexually assaulted on Saturday night. Now 58-year-old Rongxian Li is scheduled to appear in court next Thursday, April 19. At the announcement Monday, Squires said advocates in that province said "that had there been third party reporting available, there would have been perhaps an identification of a trend and perhaps an arrest made earlier in the case of two very high profile serial rapists".

World United States to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation over support for Syria's Assad
Author: 0 United States to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation over support for Syria's Assad

Haley said the three USA goals for accomplishing its mission are making sure chemical weapons are not used in a way that could harm America's national interests, defeating ISIS and having a good vantage point to watch what Iran is doing. She added that the conflict must ultimately be resolved through a UN-led political process. When asked on " Fox News Sunday" about "how our relationship with Russian Federation has changed this week", Haley said that relations are "very strained".

World Sean Hannity says he never retained Trump lawyer Michael Cohen
Author: 0 Sean Hannity says he never retained Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

Cohen has asked the court to give his own lawyers the first look at the seized materials so they can identify documents that are protected by attorney-client privilege. Failing that, they want the court to appoint an independent official known as a special master, a role typically filled by a lawyer, to go through the documents and electronic data seized under a warrant and decide what prosecutors can see.

World Some Oklahoma teachers still at Capitol after walkout comes to an end
Author: 0 Some Oklahoma teachers still at Capitol after walkout comes to an end

No". "We hope that they [student] will make their journey of recovery positively and fast", the minister said. "It's right there in front of you". Mallory says arming teachers is the first step to putting an end to school shootings. We want to hear your questions and thoughts on this issue. "We can fix it from the roots up". There are 40 schools in the Poudre School District, and about 30 have signed up to do a walk-in .

World Barbara Bush in 'failing health
Author: 0 Barbara Bush in 'failing health

Bush said in a statement Sunday. Her 93-year-old husband, the nation's 41st president who served from 1989 to 1993, also has had health issues in recent years. Eventually, the pearls become synonymous to Barbara Bush , who is also hailed for her humble image. What a well-lived life it has been for Barbara Bush .

World James Comey lets rip on Trump in first televised interview since firing
Author: 0 James Comey lets rip on Trump in first televised interview since firing

Comey also said he believed that Trump was "morally unfit" to be president and that he treated women like "pieces of meat". Sunday night, ABC aired an interview with Comey, who is promoting his new book, " A Higher Loyalty ", in which he declares the President to be morally unfit to lead the nation.

World 'We convinced him': Macron says he steered Trump on Syria strikes
Author: 0 'We convinced him': Macron says he steered Trump on Syria strikes

Early on Saturday, the United States , France and Britain launched 105 missiles targeting what they said were three chemical weapons facilities in Syria in retaliation for a suspected poison gas attack in Douma on April 7. He said France now wants to involve Western powers, Russian Federation and Turkey in a new diplomatic initiative to find a sustainable political solution in Syria.

World Paref students recycle projects, donate them to public school
Author: 0 Paref students recycle projects, donate them to public school

And asked if they were happy - whether the school was their first choice or not - 91% of parents (all with children in the first three years of primary school ) said they were. While the preschool was prosperous, many schools in the Soulard area began to close in 2004. It's not uncommon for a child to get a place on the first day of term.

World Suspected Toronto serial killer charged with 8th murder
Author: 0 Suspected Toronto serial killer charged with 8th murder

Kanagaratnam's remains were found buried in planters that McArthur, a landscaper, kept stored at the home of one of his clients. McArthur has also been charged with the killings of Selim Esen , Andrew Kinsman, Majeed Kayhan, Dean Lisowick, Soroush Mahmudi, Skandaraj Navaratnam and Abdulbasir Faizi.

World Theresa May faces British MPs over Syria strikes
Author: 0 Theresa May faces British MPs over Syria strikes

The prime minister spoke in Downing Street in the hours after the Saturday attacks and insisted the action was limited and targeted to degrade chemical weapons capabilities and deter the Syrian government from further attacks. He added that the Russian military has proof of British involvement, but didn't immediately present it. "This action risks not just further escalating the civil war in Syria but also a unsafe escalation of global tensions".