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World News Spring storm spawns tornado that kills 1, dumps heavy snow
Author: 0 Spring storm spawns tornado that kills 1, dumps heavy snow

The damage path had a width of about 150 yards. Sunday's storms did bring a rotating storm into Augusta county but there was no tornado. One person died in Sunday's storm, and thousands were left without power because of fallen trees and downed power lines and utility poles.

World News Twitter Down: Outages Hit US And UK
Author: 0 Twitter Down: Outages Hit US And UK

The micro-blogging site was also not working in Pakistan as of 7:15pm local time. Twitterati were irked by the social networking site going down, with some marking their complaint on rival Facebook. According to the website downdetector .com, thousands of users complained about the outage, which was concentrated in the USA, United Kingdom and Japan.

World News China-US Trade Surplus Up in 1st Quarter, Down in March
Author: 0 China-US Trade Surplus Up in 1st Quarter, Down in March

Sales of new energy vehicles, mainly comprising electric and hybrid vehicles, jumped by over 117% year on year to 68,000 units last month. China's trade surplus with the United States surged almost 20 percent in the first quarter, with some analysts speculating exporters were rushing out shipments to get ahead of threatened tariffs that are spurring fears of a full-blown trade war .

World News Philippines releases Australian nun arrested for political activities
Author: 0 Philippines releases Australian nun arrested for political activities

The Australian government has begun looking into the arrest of a 71-year-old Australian missionary, who was detained for allegedly engaging in partisan political activities here, a former party-list lawmaker said Tuesday. Santos added that Fox is not covered by inquest proceedings as this would only apply "to aliens arrested after being caught in flagrante violating immigration laws".

World News Russia-US communication channels still in operation: Russian diplomat
Author: 0 Russia-US communication channels still in operation: Russian diplomat

U.S. sources said they had obtained blood and urine samples from victims which had tested positive for chlorine and a nerve agent. "What did take place was the staged thing", he added. The claim by Russian Federation comes at a time when the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, is likely to face heavy political pressure over her decision to bomb Syria's chemical weapons program.

World News Prabhas' Saaho Theatrical Rights Sold For Rs 300 Crore?
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The makers are promising an "ultramodern action flick". Produced with the whopping budget of Rs 150 crores, Prabhas ambitious film " Saaho " also starring Shraddha Kapoor , Neil Nitin Mukesh, Jackie Shroff, Mandira Bedi , Mahesh Manjrekar and Chunky Pandey will be now be released in the North Indian regions under Bhushan Kumar's banner.

World News Calcutta High Court likely to decide fate of Bengal panchayat poll today
Author: 0 Calcutta High Court likely to decide fate of Bengal panchayat poll today

Its far-reaching effect be measured, the Monday's order could throw cold water on the State's "strong resolve" to complete by May 8, the three-tier rural polls - a almost one-sided exercise - already dismissed by the Opposition parties as a sham in the absence of central forces and with thousands of their candidates having failed to file nominations in the face of large-scale violence perpetrated by the armed-to-teeth Trinamool cadres.

World News Does Britain Support Air Strikes in Syria?
Author: 0 Does Britain Support Air Strikes in Syria?

The British government apologised today for its " appalling " treatment of some immigrants from the Caribbean, as reports of law-abiding residents being threatened with deportation overshadowed a London meeting of leaders from the 53-nation Commonwealth.

World News Russian Federation rebukes United States missile strike on Syria
Author: 0 Russian Federation rebukes United States missile strike on Syria

The OPCW team is tasked with determining whether banned substances were used in the Douma attack, a charge that both Syria and its ally Russian Federation vehemently denied. The state-run RIA news agency reported that Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova had said the US -led attack will harm peace negotiations.

World News Miami Valley to see rain and snow Monday
Author: 0 Miami Valley to see rain and snow Monday

Sunday , La Crosse set a record for the city's lowest high temperature for April 15 at 27 degrees at 9:30 p.m. Not to mention, the icing that occurred in the highest elevations of the Poconos over the last two days. Sunday was expected to turn partly sunny with a high in the mid- to upper 50s. Unsettled and colder Thursday . High temperatures start to cool back through the 50s Thursday and Friday too as slightly cooler air builds in on a northwest wind flow.

World News S.Korea lists agenda for summit with North
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The visit came amid a flurry of diplomatic efforts by the North, starting a New Year speech in which Kim opened the door to participating in February's Winter Olympics in South Korea. The Japanese media outlet speculated that possible measures by China could include supplying energy to North Korea and creating a special economic zone near the border between the two countries.

Author: 0 Putin predicts global 'chaos' if West hits Syria again

The Prime Minister will tell MPs on Monday that the strikes were in the national interest because the use of chemical weapons can not be normalised, including in the UK. "And we can not wait to alleviate further humanitarian suffering caused by chemical weapons attacks". Damascus and Moscow have vehemently denied that any chemical weapons were used in Douma and alleged instead that grim videos showing civilians foaming at the mouth after the attack were staged.

World News Gorilla cradles, kisses her newborn in heartwarming video
Author: 0 Gorilla cradles, kisses her newborn in heartwarming video

Animal care staff are keeping a close eye on how Calaya nurses the infant, who has been photographed clinging closely to his mother since the birth. A U.S. Zoo officials gushed about the happy moment - not just for Calaya, but everyone at the zoo. "This infant's arrival triggers many emotions-joy, excitement, relief and pride that all of our perseverance in preparing Calaya for motherhood has paid off", maternal training leader Melba Brown said.

World News President in London to attend CHOGM
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The United Kingdom's Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that New Zealand , Sri Lanka and Ghana have joined the UK and Vanuatu-led Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance - an agreement between member states to tackle plastic pollution. India's trade with Commonwealth nations is 20 per cent of its global trade basket. The prime minister will participate actively in all executive and retreat sessions as well as a number of events being held on the sidelines of the CHOGM.

World News India lodges protests with Pakistan for inciting Sikh pilgrims
Author: 0 India lodges protests with Pakistan for inciting Sikh pilgrims

This comes a day after the MEA alleged that Pakistani authorities had prevented the Sikh pilgrims visiting Punja Sahib gurudwara from meeting the Indian envoy, who was prevented from going there. However, the FO spokesman said, the concerned officials of the Indian High Commission chose not to return, even though they were duly notified that the requisite clearance had been granted.

World News Fed govt rejects call to legalise cannabis
Author: 0 Fed govt rejects call to legalise cannabis

Health Minister Simon Harris has announced plans to establish a "compassionate access programme" for cannabis where the drug would be made available to patients with specific conditions such as multiple sclerosis or severe epilepsy, however People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny has labelled this proposed scheme "hugely restrictive and totally unworkable".

Author: 0 BlackRock Inc. Raises Stake in Mplx Lp (NYSE:MPLX)

Mplx Lp has $27.16B market cap. Shares of NYSE:MPLX - Mplx closed the previous trading session at 33.48 up +1.07 3.30% with 248492 shares trading hands. 32 investors sold all, 89 reduced holdings as MPLX ratio turned negative. 73 increased holdings while 26 funds took holdings. The Volatility 3m is a similar percentage determined by the daily log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over 3 months.

World News Tamil Nadu government promises stringent action in assistant professor's case
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu government promises stringent action in assistant professor's case

An audio clip of an mathematics professor from Tamil Nadu persuading her students to undertake an "assignment" for the university's high-ranking officials has gone viral. S Subbaraju, general secretary of (MUTA) Madurai Kamaraj, Manonmaniam Sundaranar, Mother Teresa and Alagappa University Teachers' Association endorsed the demand of DMK leader since the CBI can not be relied and high court's supervision is necessary.

World News Bodies of all missing Thottapilly family members found
Author: 0 Bodies of all missing Thottapilly family members found

The rescue teams had earlier last week found the body of a woman, who was identified as Soumya , and remains of the vehicle and the belongings of the Thottapilly family . Their disappearance coincided with reports that a vehicle had sunk into the Eel River in Northern California. Their last known location was near Klamath near the OR border.

World News Vidor woman exposed her children, ages 3, 2, to meth
Author: 0 Vidor woman exposed her children, ages 3, 2, to meth

Police believe the same firearm was used in the fatal shooting deaths of David Riess and Hutchinson. "He asked how a widow could come to the office looking like this", she adds, according to TNM. Chauhan flashed at the woman while she was standing at her balcony. She's just giving to a fault. She is now wanted for murder, grand theft auto and identity theft.

World News Last missing California family member found dead
Author: 0 Last missing California family member found dead

Gregory L. Van Patten said in a statement. The couple's 12-year-old son, Sidhhant Thottapilly remains missing. The Thottapilly family was on a road trip from OR to San Jose when their SUV plunged into the Eel River in Northern California.

World News London killings: Woman stabbed to death in Brixton
Author: 0 London killings: Woman stabbed to death in Brixton

He died later in the evening. Officers attended the location along with London Ambulance Service and paramedics from London's Air Ambulance. A 34-year-old woman was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. The Metropolitan Police say this appears to be a domestic incident, rather than part of a "knife-crime epidemic". Cristo Foufas, a Talkradio host who lives near where the incident took place, said there were "loads of officers" and ambulance crews in the street.

World News Colorado teachers to rally at Capitol for school funding
Author: 0 Colorado teachers to rally at Capitol for school funding

In order to compensate for low wages, some schools districts, such as Pueblo City, voted to switch to a four day school week to appease current and entice new teachers. "We need our schools fully funded", Young said. In Lewis' 17 years of teaching, he's seen the industry change. "We need to be here to advocate for them", Smith said of future educators.

World News Syrian air defence shoots down missiles over Homs
Author: 0 Syrian air defence shoots down missiles over Homs

The United States previous year targeted the Shayrat airbase with cruise missiles in response to a sarin gas attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun. Reuters cited Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon as saying that "there is no US military activity in that area at this time". Israeli interventions: Tel Aviv has carried out multiple airstrikes on Syrian government targets during the conflict.

World News U.S. troops to stay in Syria
Author: 0 U.S. troops to stay in Syria

A tweet from Trump last week about US missile strikes on Syria had read: "Get ready, Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and "smart". (Though it should be said that Macron is one of the few non-authoritarian leaders Trump seems to respect .) In any case, the claim is testament to the depth of Trump's remarkable capriciousness on all matters, including those that concern the life and death of American soldiers.

World News PM Modi meets Indian diaspora in Sweden
Author: 0 PM Modi meets Indian diaspora in Sweden

The Prime Minister will visit the United Kingdom from April 17 to 20 for a bilateral visit and attend CHOGM . "In post-independent India, this is our darkest hour and we find the response of our government, the leaders of our political parties inadequate and feeble", the letter said.

World News Louis police seek three suspects in Sprint store robbery
Author: 0 Louis police seek three suspects in Sprint store robbery

Police say both suspect then attacked the victim, stole her belongings and fled in a vehicle. The residents told police they were able to ID McCray, because his bandanna did not fully cover his face, HPD reported. The suspect's identity and charges have not been released at this time. Officers have issued warrants for two other suspects who were in Forrest's auto.

World News California woman who drove family off cliff was drunk: sheriff
Author: 0 California woman who drove family off cliff was drunk: sheriff

California drivers are considered drunk with a level of 0.08 or higher. Three children adopted from Colorado County, two of whom have been confirmed dead and one of whom is still missing and presumed dead, were involved in a fatal SUV crash after their SUV went over a cliff along the Pacific coast in Mendocino County, California last Friday.

World News Army jawan from J&K joins Hizbul
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A soldier from Jammu and Kashmir is suspected to have joined the Hizbul Mujahideen , the Hindustan Times reported on Monday. Sepoy Mir Idrees Sultan, a resident of a village in Shopian , was posted with the 12 Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAKLI) at Katihar in Bihar and was scheduled to shift to Jharkhand .