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Nobel board criticizes Swedish literature group

Nobel board criticizes Swedish literature group Earlier this week, academy member Horace Engdahl , reportedly a friend of Arnault's, lashed out at Danius in a scathing editorial where he accused her of being the worst permanent secretary ever. While according to academy rules, members cannot technically resign as appointments are made for life, but they can stop participating in its activities, according to Reuters . [Full Article...]

U.S. pastor faces terror charges in fraught trial in Turkey

U.S. pastor faces terror charges in fraught trial in Turkey At the Resurrection Church in Izmir, the congregation prayed on Sunday for Brunson, and his wife Norine read out a message in which he talked of the darkness and silence of his detention. "The (pastor) we have is on trial". "Turkey is neither chasing the same goals as Iran, Russia nor is it a country chasing the same objectives as the US", Bozdag said. [Full Article...]

Batshuayi out for the rest of the season

Batshuayi out for the rest of the season Initial reports suggested that the Belgian frontman was expected to miss out on his nation's trip to Russian Federation for the World Cup this summer, but the North Rhine-Westphalia-based club announced via their official Twitter page that although his domestic campaign is over, the striker's global dream may not be. [Full Article...]

Blocking of Telegram messenger service in Russian Federation to take several hours

Blocking of Telegram messenger service in Russian Federation to take several hours The agency's lawyers also told reporters that access to Telegram in Russian Federation would be restored after the company fulfills the order to hand over the encryption keys. The Virgin Islands-registered company said last month its total audience globally surpassed 200 million users, driven by attention for the world's largest initial coin offering. [Full Article...]

Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Senior Congress Leader Says "Outsiders" Preferred Over Own

A total of 15 women candidates, including former Bengaluru Mayor Padmavati (Rajajinagar) and Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee women's wing president Laxmi Hebbalkar (Belagavi Rural), have made it to the list. On April 8, the BJP had declared its first list of 72 candidates that included its chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa , and senior leaders KS Eshwarappa and Jagadish Shettar... [Full Article...]

Haley: US to Impose New Sanctions on Russia Over Syria

Haley: US to Impose New Sanctions on Russia Over Syria The decision to strike, after days of deliberations, marked Trump's second order to attack Syria; he authorized a barrage of Tomahawk cruise missiles to hit a single Syrian airfield in April 2017 in retaliation for Assad's use of sarin gas against civilians. [Full Article...]

Trudeau Puts Money Where His Mouth Is On Pipeline Dispute

Trudeau Puts Money Where His Mouth Is On Pipeline Dispute Trudeau gave few details on the legislation he intends to introduce. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday moved to end an escalating crisis over a Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd (KML.TO) oil pipeline, saying Ottawa was prepared to offer financial aid to ensure the project went ahead. [Full Article...]

7 inmates dead, 17 injured in SC prison fighting

7 inmates dead, 17 injured in SC prison fighting Camera IconAmbulances outside Lee Correctional Institution in SC, where eight hours of fighting left seven inmates dead and 17 injured.Picture: Supplied, Lee County Fire Dept. The maximum-security lockup in Bishopville houses about 1,500 inmates, some of South Carolina's most violent and longest-serving offenders. Razor wire protects a perimeter of the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, ... [Full Article...]

"Full Metal Jacket" star R. Lee Ermey dies at 74

He also served as a real-life drill instructor. Ermey had been brought on as a technical consultant for the film, but he had his eyes on the role of the brutal gunnery sergeant and filmed his own audition tape of him yelling out insults while tennis balls flew at him. [Full Article...]

PM's statement prior to his departure to Sweden and UK

PM's statement prior to his departure to Sweden and UK The two Prime Ministers will hold bilateral talks on Tuesday. Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in a late night tweet on Wednesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for breaking his silence on the rape cases and demanded that the latter should also specify a timeline for the justice promised to the victims. [Full Article...]

Two Pakistani soldiers killed in attack on Afghanistan border

Two Pakistani soldiers killed in attack on Afghanistan border Pakistani troops are exercising maximum restraint so as to avoid any Afghan civilian casualties. Afghan and Pakistani troops clashed near the disputed border between the two countries on Sunday. He added that local villagers and the Afghan Border Police retaliated with gunfire. Mangal said three Pakistani guards were also taken into custody. [Full Article...]

Los Angeles Angels vs. Kansas City Royals, 4/13/2018 Prediction & Odds

Los Angeles Angels vs. Kansas City Royals, 4/13/2018 Prediction & Odds The Angels have gained 4.2 units and are 7-3 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. However, the bullpen has been stellar as they have had to go four or more innings in all but five games this season including 13 scoreless innings in a series victory over the Indians. [Full Article...]

Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves - 4/15/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves - 4/15/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction With the uncertainty of the Golden State Warriors health going into the postseason as well as the Rockets utter dominance throughout the conference with their sterling 41-11 record. Ryan Anderson is also questionable to play for Houston and it is looking like he will not. Houston had Minnesota's number in the regular season, sweeping all four meetings. [Full Article...]

Flash flood watch posted statewide

Flash flood watch posted statewide Flash flood watches are in effect for Sullivan County until 8 p.m. and Orange County until 6 p.m. Wind advisories also have been issued for Sullivan and Ulster counties. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. Behind the cold front, gusty northwest winds will spread across the region Monday afternoon and continue to be strong and gusty through Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Shark attack halts Australia surf competition

Shark attack halts Australia surf competition The RAC Rescue Helicopter arrived at Royal Perth Hospital just after 10.30am and the man was in a stable condition on arrival. He is being transferred to the state trauma unit where he will continue his recovery. A spokeswoman for the event said the surf contest was under way at Margaret River's main break at the time of the attack. North Point, Big Rock and Lefthanders have also been closed, an... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation will retaliate to the United Kingdom for Syria on compromising Ministers

Russian Federation will retaliate to the United Kingdom for Syria on compromising Ministers Russia, which has military forces deployed in Syria in support of the government, warned that United States air strikes risked starting a war. U.N. Russian Federation and its ally Syria called the attack fabricated and said no evidence of chemical weapons use exists in Douma. Syria's air defence system, which mostly consists of systems made in the Soviet Union, has intercepted 71 of... [Full Article...]

Winter weather advisory issued

Winter weather advisory issued It will be a cold day on Sunday with a chance of sleet and freezing rain, according to the National Weather Service, starting a week of below-normal temperatures. As this air moves in, Cameron said , not only will temperatures drop, but rain showers will form as the heavier cold air undercuts the more buoyant warm air and lifts it. [Full Article...]

Kentucky governor apologizes after comments on teacher protests

Kentucky governor apologizes after comments on teacher protests Matt Bevin apologized Sunday for saying that youngsters had been sexually abused as a result of they had been left house alone whereas lecturers rallied to ask lawmakers to override his vetoes. "And so the extent that I try this effectively, nice". He also thanked supporters "who understood" his comments on the protests that forced the closure of more than 30 school districts in his state. [Full Article...]

United States still 'locked and loaded' for new chemical attacks

United States still 'locked and loaded' for new chemical attacks He called on the United States to pressure Turkey to end its military expeditions in Syria. The US Defence Department has said airstrikes on Syria had struck all of their targets and none of the coalition's planes or ship-launched missiles had been intercepted by President Bashar Al Assad's forces. [Full Article...]

After BJP, Congress faces music over Kathua incident

After BJP, Congress faces music over Kathua incident Madhav told the BJP leaders that while the party wouldn't compromise on its core agenda of securing the "interests of Hindus" of Jammu , it "can't afford to be seen in coalition with the government which was influenced by bias of Muslims". [Full Article...]


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