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Israel cancels plan to deport African asylum seekers

Israel cancels plan to deport African asylum seekers On Tuesday, the government told the country's Supreme Court that it will stop issuing expulsion orders to Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers, and that all orders already served will be rescinded. There are some 38,000 African asylum seekers in Israel that the government had planned to deport under a plan announced in January. However, right-wingers have been pressing Prime Minister Benjamin Neta... [Full Article...]

Dallas police officers shot and critically wounded, authorities say

Dallas police officers shot and critically wounded, authorities say Hall and Mayor Mike Rawlings did not give updates on the conditions of the officers at the news conference Tuesday night. The shooting reportedly took place around 4:11 p.m. Dallas police swarmed the scene in northern Dallas. The paper said officers are looking for the suspect in a wooded area behind the store. Several Home Depot employees told WFAA that there was a ruckus behind the store and... [Full Article...]

'A sick boy': Nashville suspect's grandmother expresses remorse to victims

'A sick boy': Nashville suspect's grandmother expresses remorse to victims The suspect's father later returned the weapons to Reinking, according to a police statement. Reinking was charged with unlawful entry, a misdemeanor, officials said. Reinking's mental health was also under scrutiny. The legislation, which should be made public later on Tuesday, is meant to deter a family member from returning a firearm to a relative whose gun licence has been revoked, Illin... [Full Article...]

UAE says Qatari fighter jets flew 'dangerously close' to civilian aircraft

UAE says Qatari fighter jets flew 'dangerously close' to civilian aircraft The fighter jets came within "a few seconds" of hitting the civilian plane at around 12;00pm, forcing the pilot to make a "quick manoeuvre to get away and avoid collision", the GCCA said. Last month, Qatari fighter jets came within just 200 metres of a UAE-registered aircraft in what was described as a risky escalation of the harassment of the Emirates by the country's civil aviation authority. [Full Article...]

Baby found dead in Jersey City identified, father arrested

Baby found dead in Jersey City identified, father arrested Authorities investigating the gruesome discovery of a child's body found in a suitcase along the PATH tracks in New Jersey have identified the victim as a missing 2-year-old girl from Virginia. It was not clear from court records how old she was or what her relationship was to Plummer. Police in Richmond sent a news release about the missing child at the time, saying, 'We would like to hear from... [Full Article...]

Trump Honors Armenians on Remembrance Day

Trump Honors Armenians on Remembrance Day Turkey has a responsibility to share the pain of Armenian citizens over the 1915 events, according to a statement signed by Turkish President Recep Erdogan and read at an Armenian memorial held in Istanbul on April 24. During the Senate and Assembly floor sessions Senator Wilk and Assemblymember Nazarian honored Professor Richard Hovanessian as an outstanding Armenian-American and presented him wi... [Full Article...]

Teen's racist promposal: 'If I was black, I'd be picking cotton'

Teen's racist promposal: 'If I was black, I'd be picking cotton' By Monday morning, the photo had gone viral and sparked outrage. School officials held a meeting with students about the issue and the district announced it will team with up the NAACP to host student roundtable discussions. 'The student's post is under investigation by administration; the parents of the students involved have been contacted and appropriate action will be taken based on the inve... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court is divided over Texas redistricting maps

Supreme Court is divided over Texas redistricting maps The courts response could potentially turn Texas slightly bluer. The lower court didn't issue an injunction, which would be the normal route for a case like this to move to the Supreme Court. The court noted that "specific portions" of the 2011 plans that were found to be discriminatory or unconstitutional "continue unchanged". This Texas redistricting case, which advocates successfully argued i... [Full Article...]

Motorcycle used by Palestinian lecturer's assassins recovered

Motorcycle used by Palestinian lecturer's assassins recovered Police said the 35-year-old Al Batsh was hit with up to 14 bullets fired by the two assailants who shot from a motorcycle as he was heading to a mosque for dawn prayers in a suburb near Kuala Lumpur . Dr Fadi, who had permanent resident status in the country, received his doctorate from Universiti Malaya in 2015 and was a senior lecturer at the British Malaysian Institute. [Full Article...]

Toddler Alfie Evans still breathing hours after life support is withdrawn

Toddler Alfie Evans still breathing hours after life support is withdrawn He handed the court a witness statement from Mr Evans in which he suggested his son's health was "significantly better" than first thought since life support was withdrawn at 9.17pm last night, as he was continuing to live and breathe. But just who is Alfie and what's happened to him? A spokeswoman for the Christian Legal Centre, which is assisting Tom Evans and Kate James, said they meant t... [Full Article...]

Semi drivers stop man from jumping off MI overpass

Semi drivers stop man from jumping off MI overpass After several hours the situation ended peacefully with the man walking off the bridge. The Michigan State Police urged people to seek help if someone is suicidal. Harrison said a patrolman walked to all the trucks, shook each driver's hand and thanked them for their actions. Also in the photo the man is struggle with the decision to take his own life. [Full Article...]

Eagles attendance at White House will be less than ideal

Eagles attendance at White House will be less than ideal In a speech last September , Trump said: "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say: 'get that son of a bitch off the field right now". Shear of the New York Times obtained a recording of Lurie criticizing the president during a private league meeting in October. And how many members of the team will make the trip? Chris... [Full Article...]

Ruffled feathers: Canada goose blindsides high school golfer

Ruffled feathers: Canada goose blindsides high school golfer One unlucky golfer ran into a very angry goose on the golf course in Adrian, Michigan, on Saturday, April 21, 2018. After his harrowing fairway encounter with a goose, a MI high school golfer may want to take a quack at another sport. The account also added that Mr. Couling wasn't harmed in the attack - the only thing hurt was his pride. As Couling attempted to flee the chaos he tripped, all... [Full Article...]

Modi for social movement against sexual crimes, launches Gram Swaraj Abhiyan

Modi for social movement against sexual crimes, launches Gram Swaraj Abhiyan PM Modi said his government listens to people and called for steps to give more respect to the daughters in the families. "Shivrajji [Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan] just referred to the capital punishment provided in the ordinance for rape against minors and I could see that it [the remark] received cheers from everyone present here". [Full Article...]

Devendra Fadnavis: Subhash Desai has sought Nanar refinery land denotification

Devendra Fadnavis: Subhash Desai has sought Nanar refinery land denotification The announcement came after senior Sena leader Subhash Desai said that in his capacity of state industries minister, he had withdrawn the land acquisition notices given to villagers. Desai and a group of Sena ministers met Fadnavis before the weekly meeting of state cabinet on Tuesday, and demanded that the land earmarked for the refinery be denotified. [Full Article...]

Sonam Kapoor unveils 'Veere Di Wedding' poster, declares trailer date

Sonam Kapoor unveils 'Veere Di Wedding' poster, declares trailer date To which she explained how the idea of marriage appeals to her rather then wedding ceremonies. She would want to perform all the rituals and would love to have a wedding at her home than anywhere else. The film's trailer will be out on April 25 while the film will release on June 1. Anand gifted Sonam a shoe. But since Sonam is reportedly getting married in May, isn't it too early for Shraddha t... [Full Article...]

Historic statue of Suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett unveiled

Historic statue of Suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett unveiled Fawcett, one of the leading campaigners for equal rights, will be commemorated in a ceremony to mark 100 years since women won the vote. "I would not be standing here today as prime minister, no female Members of Parliament (MPs) would have taken their seats in parliament, none of us would have the rights and protections we now enjoy if it were not for one truly great woman". [Full Article...]

Pompeo Clears Panel, Nomination to Full Senate

Pompeo Clears Panel, Nomination to Full Senate Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), a Pompeo supporter who was in Georgia to deliver his best friend's eulogy. Heidi Heitkamp, D-North Dakota, last week became the first Democrat to announce her support for Pompeo. Then Trump chose Pompeo, a close ally who had already been confirmed by the Senate as Central Intelligence Agency director previous year. Among the most recently serving Secretaries of State, for... [Full Article...]

Outdoor sports company: NRA claim we cut ties with them is inaccurate

Outdoor sports company: NRA claim we cut ties with them is inaccurate The Texas-based company responded in a statement Monday that said the letter was "inaccurate". The company offered the NRA an alternative program, according to Yeti's post. " They have declined to continue helping America's young people enjoy outdoor recreational activities ", the NRA email reportedly says. NRA supporters met the news with outrage, with hoards of Twitter users adopting the h... [Full Article...]

Police say 37 Maoist rebels killed in western India

Police say 37 Maoist rebels killed in western India Government troops in western India have killed at least six Maoist rebels in a gunbattle, raising the total death toll of rebels killed over the last three days to 22. The security forces have virtually sealed off the entire district and are conducting thorough combing operations. Engaged in a grinding insurgency across India's interior for the past few decades, the Naxalites have counted on fun... [Full Article...]


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