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Author: 0 Palestinian journalist killed by Israeli forces

He said his brother had been detained by Israeli forces after being shot at the checkpoint. Israel has faced mounting questions over its use of live fire after 10 days of protests and clashes along the border fence with Gaza . "The IDF does not intentionally target journalists", it said. On March 31, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urged "an independent and transparent investigation" into the use of live ammunition by the Israeli military against the Gazans.

World News Bollywood star Salman Khan gets 5 years for poaching deer
Author: 0 Bollywood star Salman Khan gets 5 years for poaching deer

Salman Khan might be immediately arrested if the court pronounces a sentence of more than 3 years. Salman Khan was found guilty April 5 of killing endangered Indian wildlife almost two decades ago, a prosecutor said. The actors, along with a local named Dushyant Singh, were accused of killing two blackbucks, hunting of which is prohibited under the Wildlife Protection Act, in Kankani village in Jodhpur on the night of October 1-2, 1998.

Author: 0 Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LW) - Attention Seeking Stock

The specialty retailer reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.11. Lamb Weston had a net margin of 11.75% and a negative return on equity of 69.53%. The stock had previously closed at $60.94, but opened at $61.47. This number based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy recommendation while 5 represents a Strong Sell.

World News Facebook plans to let everyone unsend messages, will stop Zuckerberg until then
Author: 0 Facebook plans to let everyone unsend messages, will stop Zuckerberg until then

We will now be making a broader delete message feature available. With Facebook still being hammered for its actions regarding user data and privacy, Zuckerberg is slated to testify before Congress this coming Tuesday. Any advertiser who doesn't pass will be prohibited from running political or issue ads. But some of the fixes-including especially the unsend feature-feel particularly half-baked.

World News General elections kick off in Hungary
Author: 0 General elections kick off in Hungary

In last elections of 2014, Orban's coalition Fidesz-KDNP won 133 seats, securing two thirds of the parliament, also known as a super majority. Previous constitutional changes have put Mr Orban on a collision course with Brussels, including moves to erode the independence of the media and the judiciary, as well as a crackdown on civil society groups, particularly those funded by Hungarian-born United States billionaire George Soros.

Author: 0 Comcast (CMCSA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Pivotal Research

The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 22.65%. Sasco Capital Inc increased its stake in Mattel Inc (MAT) by 25.53% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Scharf Invests Lc reported 5.98M shares stake. Ssi Investment Management Incorporated holds 0.03% or 9,260 shares. Girard Prtn Ltd stated it has 0.27% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA ).

World News Radio announcer dies in Canada bus crash
Author: 0 Radio announcer dies in Canada bus crash

The Hawks' president, Darren Opp , told the Globe and Mail newspaper that the truck T-boned the players' bus. Fourteen survivors were in hospital, with some in critical condition, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said. Humboldt mayor Rob Muench , in the Broncos team jersey, along with other mourners lay down flower on the stairs that enter to Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos , in Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada on Saturday, April 7, 2018.

World News Russia's embassy seeks meeting with Johnson on poisoning
Author: 0 Russia's embassy seeks meeting with Johnson on poisoning

Officials in Britain said it has received the request and would respond "in due course". "After sending numerous requests, we can only assume that this is being done on objective", the statement reads. The Russian Embassy has repeatedly said it requested consular access to Yulia and Sergei Skripal, but that it had been "denied". "The stubborn refusal to cooperate, to provide transparency and to answer the numerous questions means Britain has something to hide", an embassy spokesman said.

World News Immigration raid in Tennessee leads to 97 arrests
Author: 0 Immigration raid in Tennessee leads to 97 arrests

The plant first came under scrutiny months ago after Citizens Bank employees noticed that Southeastern Provision was withdrawing large sums of cash weekly, The Washington Post reported . "We're going to detain and remove the illegal alien workers". Of the 86 administrative arrests placed in removal proceedings, ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations placed 54 in detention and 32 were released from custody and given a date to appear in court.

World News New strikes pound Syria's Ghouta after alleged gas attack
Author: 0 New strikes pound Syria's Ghouta after alleged gas attack

White Helmets, rescuers in rebel areas, denounced a recourse to "poisonous chlorine gas" Saturday in Eastern Ghouta , which was immediately denied by the Syrian state media. "We are contacting the United Nations and the USA government and the European governments", he said by telephone. The US state department said reports suggested "a potentially high number of casualties", including families in shelters.

World News Syrian Opposition Says Deaths In Douma Chemical Attack Top 100
Author: 0 Syrian Opposition Says Deaths In Douma Chemical Attack Top 100

There has been no independent verification of the reports , which Damascus and its ally Moscow called a "fabrication". The general noted that the West used the allegations on chemical attacks to disrupt an operation beginning on Sunday on evacuating from Douma irreconcilable militants of the Jaysh al-Islam group.

World News Israel bans entry of car tires into Gaza after massive tire-burning
Author: 0 Israel bans entry of car tires into Gaza after massive tire-burning

The Gaza health ministry said one protester had been killed by Israeli forces on Friday and 80 others wounded. They are demanding that refugees be allowed to return to ancestral lands that are now in Israel. Tens of thousands attend second mass protest in as many weeks calling for return of Palestinian refugees to their lands . But Palestinians say unarmed protesters were shot while posing no threat.

World News Russian envoy requests meeting with United Kingdom foreign secretary
Author: 0 Russian envoy requests meeting with United Kingdom foreign secretary

The two then swapped insults at the United Nations Security Council on Thursday where Russian Federation warned Britain it was "playing with fire" by accusing Moscow. Maria Zakharova said on Facebook Friday that the two guinea pigs and a cat who lived in former double agent Sergei Skripal's home were important evidence.

World News At least 70 killed in suspected Syria chemical attack
Author: 0 At least 70 killed in suspected Syria chemical attack

Al Jazeera, citing local sources, said a barrel bomb containing poisonous chemicals was dropped in Eastern Ghouta . Medical relief organisation Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) said 41 people had been killed, with other reports putting the death toll much higher.

Author: 0 Russian Federation call U.S. sanctions on business entities "erroneous"

Following the news of the sanctions, Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov announced Russian state companies newly sanctioned by the U.S. Those hit include metals magnate Oleg Deripaska, described by the USA as operating for the Russian government, as well as Alexei Miller, director of state-owned energy giant Gazprom.

World News BJP's power play: Stage set for 2019 elections, says Amit Shah
Author: 0 BJP's power play: Stage set for 2019 elections, says Amit Shah

He also questioned the language used by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and BJP national president Amit Shah . He was reacting to remarks by Amit Shah during a Mumbai rally to mark BJP's foundation day where he equated opposition parties to "snakes" and "mongoose", "dogs" and "cats", who are seeking to unite despite their inherent differences to take on the BJP in next year's Lok Sabha polls .

World News China vows to fight US 'at any cost' as trade spat worsens
Author: 0 China vows to fight US 'at any cost' as trade spat worsens

In 2016, the USA accounted for US$22.8 billion worth of global soybean exports, the most of any country. Some observers also said that if Washington did go ahead with threatened tariffs on an additional US$100 billion in Chinese goods, Beijing might go one step further and target United States companies in China.

World News Integral Strategic Association Strengthens China-Zimbabwe Ties
Author: 0 Integral Strategic Association Strengthens China-Zimbabwe Ties

With his visit, Zimbabwe would attempt to tap China's huge financial resources, technical expertise and modern technology to help revive the economy, Mnangagwa told the official Xinhua news agency in an interview on Saturday. China denied it played any part in the transition. He will also seek to sell Zimbabwe as a destination for Chinese investment, he said, adding that he would participate in economic forums aimed at attracting business to the country.

World News Body found in Pacific Ocean near Hart family crash site
Author: 0 Body found in Pacific Ocean near Hart family crash site

Human remains turned up Saturday near the California site where a family's SUV mysteriously plunged off a cliff more than a week ago, as officials said the body may be one of the three missing young siblings. Law enforcement is investigating the crash as possibly intentional after recovering data from the family's SUV that showed the vehicle had stopped and then accelerated off the edge of a wide turnout on the west side of Highway 1.

World News Pak court asks govt not to 'harass' Mumbai terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed
Author: 0 Pak court asks govt not to 'harass' Mumbai terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed

A court official told PTI, "The LHC today allowed Saeed's JuD and FIF to work under the ambit of law but did not lift the government's ban on their social welfare activities". "JuD has dug out 2,000 wells for supplying water in Tharparkar, Balochistan and Gilgit-Baltistan", he said. The petitioner pleaded the court to declare the impugned notification of the interior ministry null and void with regard to taking over the assets of the two organisations.

World News US, North Korea hold secret, direct talks
Author: 0 US, North Korea hold secret, direct talks

North Korea is hoping to hold the planned summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump in Pyongyang, CNN reported Saturday, citing several U.S. A date will be set once the two sides can agree on a location. Officials said the current target is late May or even June. The presidential office said they toured a South Korean facility where the inter-Korean summit will take place.

World News Chilly temps and a mostly cloudy weekend expected
Author: 0 Chilly temps and a mostly cloudy weekend expected

Yes - it's April, but it's feeling more like January or February with these cold mornings and chances for wintry weather. The low pressure system that brought the snow – which was reported to be an inch in some areas - is moving along and we will see a break.

World News White House Correspondents Dinner Host Taunts Sarah Sanders Over Trump Snub
Author: 0 White House Correspondents Dinner Host Taunts Sarah Sanders Over Trump Snub

President Trump said in an interview Friday that it is unlikely he will attend the annual dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association, as he took a swipe at members of the press and called them "novelists". Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carter both skipped multiple correspondents' dinners , but after Reagan's assassination attempt, United States presidents attended every dinner for 36 consecutive years.

World News Magnitude 2.7 quake recorded in the Colorado mountains overnight
Author: 0 Magnitude 2.7 quake recorded in the Colorado mountains overnight

It had a depth of about 1.6 miles, the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program website stated. Moderately damaging earthquakes strike the inland Carolinas every few decades, and smaller earthquakes are felt about once each year or two. However its mountainous landscape and lack of effective communication mean aid workers rarely know the full extent of the damage until days have gone by.

World News Woman, man found dead in North Carolina home
Author: 0 Woman, man found dead in North Carolina home

Thursday, police said. Because the person in the pickup looked familiar, she stopped to see if everything was okay. However, she has the right to apply for bail ton the Supreme Court. During a pat search officers located a small amount of methamphetamine in a baggie in the front pocket of Moore's trousers. He was later taken into custody without incident, and charges are expected to be filed within the next 24 hours.

World News No. 11 ECU splits doubleheader at Washington
Author: 0 No. 11 ECU splits doubleheader at Washington

He allowed two runs - both came in the third inning - off five hits and strikeout one. On the hill, Jaret Edwards scattered 11 hits in a career-high 6 1/3 innings, surrendering three runs (two earned) to move his record to 2-0. Game 2 was a little closer, but Whitehouse would finish off the sweep, winning that game 10-5. Brooklin Hinz led off the inning with a single, which was followed by an Erin Rethlake double and a walk to Lauren Johnson.

World News Air strikes kill at least 30 civilians in Syria's rebel Douma - monitor
Author: 0 Air strikes kill at least 30 civilians in Syria's rebel Douma - monitor

The White Helmets, a group of rescuers operating in opposition-held areas in Syria , said on Saturday that more than 50 air raids had struck the town, which sits just 15km east of the capital, Damascus, over the past 24 hours. Speaking to Al Jazeera from Fresno, in the USA state of California, Tarakji said that many families now in Douma are taking shelter in basements to protect themselves from barrel bombs and shelling.