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Netanyahu, Putin discuss Syria tensions

Netanyahu, Putin discuss Syria tensions

Syria's T-4 military airbase, in the central province of Homs, was hit by an air strike on Monday. Israel strongly denies the accusations. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Wednesday for action against Syria , as the United States and its allies appear to be gearing up for a military strike against the Syrian government over a suspected chemical attack in Douma that Damascus denies. Read More

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Brawl erupts between Rockies and Padres MLB game

Brawl erupts between Rockies and Padres MLB game

All of the above. Not only does Perdomo then chuck his glove at Arenado, he retreats in a hurry. Rockies Manager Bud Black wouldn't directly attribute his team's offensive output in the inning to their being inspired by Arenado's actions, however, he did like the at-bats they put together following the incident. Read More

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90000-yr-old Homo sapiens' finger fossil found in Saudi desert

Yet until the last decade nearly nothing was known about early humans in the area. The results conclusively showed that the finger bone, the first ancient human fossil found in Arabia, belonged to our own species, researchers said. This showed that humans lived in the Levant for tens of thousands of years. It has been believed for many years now that our species - Homo sapiens - emerged from Africa and poured into the European continent approximately 60,000 years ago as part of a ... Read More

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Sacha Baron Cohen to Star in Netflix Drama 'The Spy'

Cohen managed to embed himself into Syrian high society and rise through the ranks of their politics. According to a report from Deadline , Baron Cohen will star in the Netflix original limited series created by Gideon Raff . He now appears in Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity , which began streaming on Netflix April 6. It'll be Sacha's first recurring TV role since he wrapped the USA version of Da Ali G Show all the way back in 2004. Read More

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Soldiers jailed for Rohingya massacre

Soldiers jailed for Rohingya massacre

Close to 700,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to neighboring Bangladesh since the violence erupted last August. The Tatmadaw True News Information Team was quoted by a report by state-run newspaper Global Light of Myanmar as saying that four officers and three men of other ranks were involved in killing "10 terrorists". Read More

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U.S. defense chief won't rule out Syria airstrike

U.S. defense chief won't rule out Syria airstrike

The Israeli strike came just hours after US President Donald Trump warned the Syrian government that there would be consequences for the alleged attack. "I do not rule out anything right now ", Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon while hosting Qatari emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani. While welcoming Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, to the Pentagon on Monday, Mattis questioned why chemical weapons were there in the first place as Russian Federation had ... Read More

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Hulu and Spotify to Offer Subscription Bundle This Summer

Hulu and Spotify to Offer Subscription Bundle This Summer

This saves you a total of $5 if you're opting to pay for the Premium Spotify subscription along with the standard Hulu subscription. The announcement from Hulu states that... If you want to test things out, existing Spotify Premium subscribers can take advantage of a special introductory offer by upgrading their existing Premium plan to Spotify Premium, now with Hulu . Read More

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Explosions in Riyadh as air defences 'intercept Houthi rocket'

Explosions in Riyadh as air defences 'intercept Houthi rocket'

An Associated Press reporter in Riyadh heard three loud explosions overhead just before sunset Wednesday. Videos that have emerged on Twitter also show clouds of smoke in the sky, where the missile was allegedly intercepted. The coalition accuses the Houthis of being armed and supported by Iran - charges the group and Tehran deny. Sources told Al Arabiya that air traffic at the airport, some 620 miles south west of Riyadh , was not interrupted. Read More

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Man arrested after running when officer stops to help

Man arrested after running when officer stops to help

He said they will appear at the Esikhaleni Magistrate's Court on Wednesday. Officers are asking for the public's help in finding 24-year-old Jerome Devon Kakagamic. While trying to avoid a tire deflation device on the road, the suspect vehicle struck a bridge causing damage to both driver side tires. He was sentenced to two years. Read More

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Rusal drops on USA sanctions

Rusal drops on USA sanctions

Maksim Goldman and Daniel Lesin Wolfe have quitted the board of directors of Russian aluminum company Rusal , included in the U.S. sanctions list, the company said in an announcement released via the Hong Kong stock exchange on Wednesday. The value of Deripaska's aluminium producer Rusal halved in Hong Kong and more than 40% was wiped off the value of his London-listed EN+ as investors took fright at the potential impact. Read More

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Complete Evaluation of: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

About 11.74M shares traded. The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK) has risen 9.66% since April 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 20.84% the S&P500. $996,628 worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) shares were sold by Chapman Neil A . Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Co reported 0.6% stake. Read More

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Alabama visits Donald Trump at the White House

Alabama visits Donald Trump at the White House

President Trump was presented with a jersey by Alabama team captains Bradley Bozeman, left, and Rashaan Evans on the South Lawn of the White House Tuesday. "As a team we made a decision to go", running back Damien Harris said. Whether Tagovailoa wins the starting job this Fall for the Crimson Tide remains to be seen, but there's no doubt that Alabama will be favored to return to the White House a year from now to repeat as national champions. Read More

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Alabama's national test scores still low, but not last

Alabama's national test scores still low, but not last

According to test results released Tuesday by " The Nation's Report Card ", students in MA did better than anywhere else. While not proving that "mode effects" - how testing methods affect students - caused scoring changes, the paper from Johns Hopkins found correlations: Scores declined in 4th grade reading and math in ten of eleven states that used paper-based state tests in 2016, including four of the five states with the largest declines in reading. Read More

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112-Year-Old Japanese Is World's Oldest Man

112-Year-Old Japanese Is World's Oldest Man

Guinness says Nonaka replaced Francisco Olivera of Spain , who died earlier this year at age 113, as the world's oldest man. Nabi Tajima, a 117-year-old Japanese resident of Kagoshima Prefecture, is likely to be recognized as the world's oldest living woman, following the death of Violet Brown of Jamaica, the previous title holder who died at 117 in September. Read More

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Justices focus questioning on Sereno's 'failure' to submit SALNs

President Rodrigo Duterte ordered House of Representatives to expedite the impeachment of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, as he declared the top magistrate an enemy he wanted to get rid of. "Pres. Duterte's verbal attack against CJ Sereno earlier and his order to Congress to fast track the impeachment process may just be a smokescreen for the impending removal of CJ Sereno via the unconstitutional quo warranto proceeding in the Supreme Court (SC)", Zarate said. Read More

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Yohan Blake defeated by South Africa's Akani Simbine

Yohan Blake defeated by South Africa's Akani Simbine

Daniel Salmon and Marc Wyatt clinched Wales' first bowls gold medal in the men's pairs as they fought back from a 5-1 deficit to beat defending champions Paul Foster and Alexander Marshall of Scotland 12-10. The women's 100m, in contrast, was a straightforward affair as favourite Michelle-Lee Ahye became the first woman from Trinidad and Tobago to win gold in the Games, taking the race with a dominant display and a time of 11.14s. Read More

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Coaches roll down track without engine, railway men suspended

Coaches roll down track without engine, railway men suspended

Railway officials say that after the Ahmedabad-Puri train rolled away in Odisha state in northeast India, control staff radioed ahead to make sure the tracks were clear in the next two stations. Almost 1,000 passengers had a roller-coaster-type ride in a train for about 10 km without its engine in Odisha on Saturday night. The country's railway ministry admitted a "ghastly" accident had been avoided following the "shocking" incident, which saw 22 train coaches carrying some 1,000 passengers ... Read More

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U.S. imposes new sanctions on some Russian leaders, entities

U.S. imposes new sanctions on some Russian leaders, entities

The officials ticked through a list of complaints about Russia's actions beyond its borders, including its annexation of Crimea, backing of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, and cyber-hacking. The action targets Russian oligarchs including Kirill Shamalov, who married Putin's daughter and has amassed a fortune since they tied the knot in February 2013; Oleg Deripaska, a senior Russian official who has been investigated for money laundering; and ... Read More

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Seven-day local weather forecast for April 8 through April 14

Seven-day local weather forecast for April 8 through April 14

Monday afternoon will actually be a handsome, sunny time with highs in the low 70s. "Clear sky UV Index forecast - 8 or very high". Wednesday through Friday , we should get sun back in the forecast. Rain mixed with snow will move through the Tri-State tonight , but the good news is that it does not look like it will have much impact on the Monday morning drive. Read More

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Man held over 'plot to attack Berlin half marathon'

Man held over 'plot to attack Berlin half marathon'

A report by daily newspaper Die Welt , which police did not confirm, said that the main suspect in the Berlin probe planned to attack race participants and onlookers with two "specially sharpened knives". Investigators have not released a motive, but said the man was a " psychologically disturbed " German national and that they don't suspect a link to terrorism, according to The Washington Post's Souad Mekhennet and Michael Birnbaum . Read More

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Europa League highlights: Arsenal, Atletico cruise

Europa League highlights: Arsenal, Atletico cruise

Atletico confirmed Juanfran will be available for the first leg of the quarter-final tie against the Portuguese club at the Wanda Metropolitano. Although Thursday also saw first leg wins for home sides Arsenal , Red Bull Leipzig and Lazio , Koke told BeIN Sports that the 2014 and 2016 Champions League finalists were now well placed to win the Europa League for a third time in eight years. Read More

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Media watchdog accuses Israel of 'deliberate shooting' of journalists

Media watchdog accuses Israel of 'deliberate shooting' of journalists

Friday saw nine more Palestinians killed when the Israel army opened fire on protests on the Gaza border. "The circumstances of the breach are being investigated", the army said. The Palestinian , armed with a screwdriver, was shot by a civilian who was at the scene. The killings of demonstrators, including one journalist , elicited criticism from the United Nations , EU and elsewhere. Read More

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North Korea calls imprisoned ex-South Korean president 'traitor'

North Korea calls imprisoned ex-South Korean president 'traitor'

South Korea's first female President, who took office in early 2013, became the nation's first elected head of state to be ousted and now the third former leader to be convicted of corruption. The court's sentencing is shorter than the 30-year prison term requested by prosecutors. One of President Moon Jae-in's key pledges was to eradicate various longstanding social evils in the aftermath of Park's corruption scandal. Read More

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