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Donald Trump weighs in on Dems' qualifications spat
- April 11, 2016

At those assemblies, three delegates each were selected for the RNC. The law surrounding them is so unclear that Trump could conceivably fly them to Florida for a weekend of luxuriating at Mar-a-Lago, his gold-adorned and palm-lined private club - where, naturally, they could be subjected to personal lobbying to support Trump . (more...)
Will Smith was honored as "champion for diversity" at MTV movie awards
- April 11, 2016

The prize was the highlight of the 25th edition of the annual awards show which presents fan-voted film awards and is noted for its laid-back and irreverent vibe. Pitch Perfect 2 stars Adam DeVine and Rebel-Wilson contributed a passionate second on stage after earning the most effective kiss award. Ariana Grande will make her MTV Movie Awards debut to perform the title track from her forthcoming studio album, "Dangerous Woman". (more...)
Winners of the 2016 MTV Movie Awards
- April 11, 2016

Studios on April 9, 2016 in Burbank, California by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for MTV. "Our son was destined to be tough, but thanks to you he's going to be smart, too", Pratt said. Additional winners included Chris Pratt (activity performance for "Jurassic Earth"), Amy Poehler ("online effectiveness" as Delight in "Inside Out") and " Straight Outta Compton ", which won for true account. (more...)
Bernie Sanders defeats Hillary Clinton in Wyoming Democratic caucus
- April 11, 2016

Mr Sanders trailed her by 250 pledged delegates, those awarded proportionate to the popular vote in the state nominating contests. Unimaginable at the start of the campaign, Bernie Sanders might be a stronger general-election candidate for the Democrats than Hillary Clinton. (more...)
Several arrests made in relation to Brussels attacks
- April 10, 2016

Belgian prosecutors charged four men with terrorism-related crimes linked to the deadly suicide bombings in Brussels Saturday, including the March attack's key suspect . The coordinated attacks consisted of two blasts at Zaventem Airport and an explosion at Maalbeek Metro station around an hour later. He remains in custody and has been charged with participation in the activities of a terrorist group and terrorist murders. (more...)
Obama: GOP jeopardizing judicial integrity with Garland
- April 10, 2016

Garland speaks after being nominated to the Supreme Court by President Barack Obama. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., in her office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 7, 2016. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Sen. Blumenthal, after his meeting, urged more Republicans to meet with Garland. Conversely, some Republicans already are suggesting they could consider Garland's nomination after the election if a Democrat wins the presidency, on the theory that the likely ... (more...)
Aguero and Nasri give Man City win over West Brom Aguero and Nasri give Man City win over West Brom
- April 10, 2016

Since Kevin de Bruyne made his Premier League debut in September, City have won 50% of the games he has played in, and just 27% of those when he hasn't featured. Pellegrini says Silva's ankle injury is not serious and does not require surgery. City have been pretty comfortable in recent seasons against the Midlands side, but will need to be careful at The Etihad. (more...)
Pellegrini Reveals Several Senior Players to Miss Game Against West Brom Pellegrini Reveals Several Senior Players to Miss Game Against West Brom
- April 10, 2016

De Bruyne returned to the City starting XI following two months out with medial knee ligament damage for last weekend's trip to AFC Bournemouth and marked the occasion with a goal and a superb display in a 4-0 victory. Verdict City have more match-winners but not all are available or in form. 'He's not working with the squad for the moment, so we will see next week how many days more he needs. (more...)
Ted Cruz adds 21 delegates with Colorado sweep
- April 10, 2016

Thirty-one states and territories require Republican delegates to support the victor of a given primary or caucus only for the first ballot, according to the Republican National Committee. Trump's only success in the state's seven district conventions happened in Colorado's fourth district, where Cruz only ran an official slate of three candidates, leaving three positions up for grabs. (more...)
3 men rescued from Pacific island thanks to "help" sign
- April 10, 2016

The trio had planned to sail from one Micronesian island to another and drifted off course. They spotted the leaves as well as the men, and all three were rescued with no reported injuries. They were then taken by a local boat to Pulap, the island from where the initially departed. They relayed the information to search and rescue watchstanders in Guam. (more...)
Panama law firm says data hack was external, files complaint Panama law firm says data hack was external, files complaint
- April 10, 2016

Pressed about his own taxes, Mr Corbyn said: "There is no problem with my tax affairs, they are very, very limited indeed". Jeremy Corbyn dismissed suggestions by Downing Street that the family's tax arrangements were a "private" matter. British Prime Minister David Cameron faces pressure as his late father's investment fund is linked to the controversy. Iceland's prime minister, Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, is especially feeling the heat. (more...)
Philadelphia cheers NCAA champs Villanova with parade
- April 10, 2016

The president did accurately pick North Carolina to play, but lose, in the title game. The Wildcats led the 2016 game by six points with under two minutes remaining, and then appeared to go into a state of shock when the Tar Heels mounted a furious attack that to all observers appeared to be sending the game into overtime until Jenkins' long-range jumper swished. (more...)
Syrian forces enter Islamic State-held town near Palmyra
- April 10, 2016

The town has been held by the militant group since late August. The town hosted close to 40,000 Sunni Muslims and Christians before it was captured by IS, but once the attack started, numerous Christians were forced to flee. "These redeployments were enabled in part by the ongoing "cessation of hostilities" which allowed the regime and its allies to withdraw troops from its front-lines with opposition groups ", he said. (more...)
Cruz contends with 'New York values' in NY
- April 10, 2016

John Kasich received nine delegates, Mario Rubio six and Ben Carson one. "If the voters don't matter, then the GOP doesn't matter". Cruz's enormous victory in Wisconsin this week makes it more probable than not that Donald Trump falls short of the required 1,237 delegates - 50 percent plus one of the 2,472 total delegates to the convention - to cinch the nomination on the first ballot. (more...)
At CDC Zika Summit, Director Advises States on Virus Response
- April 10, 2016

Participants will hear from experts, learn how to identify readiness gaps, and have access to the information and support they need to craft their own Zika actions plans. This study is the first to report isolation of infectious Zika virus from fetal tissue in cell culture. "So when May, June, July, August happen mosquitoes are going to start to thrive, and we're going to be in trouble with regard to Zika", University of Southern California researcher David Agus told CBS News , where he is ... (more...)
Angry ex-party worker hurls shoe at New Delhi's top official
- April 10, 2016

A man reportedly hurled a shoe at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal while Kejriwal was addressing a press conference in New Delhi . CNG cars will have to get a hologram sticker from Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) pumping stations and display them prominently on their cars' windshields. (more...)
Cruz about even with Trump in Republican presidential race Cruz about even with Trump in Republican presidential race
- April 09, 2016

The Wisconsin exit polls tell the story. "Doing what Ted did yesterday in Wisconsin, Donald doing that in NY when there's twice as many delegates I think would go towards establishing that, absolutely", Brown said of Trump achieving the Republican nomination. (more...)
Hollywood pursuit suspects spin 'donuts' to taunt officers Hollywood pursuit suspects spin 'donuts' to taunt officers
- April 09, 2016

Los Angeles is a city known for it's vehicle chases , but this might be one of the most wacky ones yet. While the suspect fled the home before police arrived, neighbors were able to give police a description of the Mustang. The occupants stopped the vehicle in a south Los Angeles neighborhood, where they were arrested by sheriff's deputies a short time later. On the Hollywood Boulevard overpass of the 101 Freeway, the driver bizarrely performed a series of doughnuts as cars around the ... (more...)
Some key gaps in Americans' knowledge about Zika virus
- April 09, 2016

There is not a vaccine to prevent Zika and in cases where there is no vaccine the next best defense is knowledge to prevent the virus, Ortez said. Congressional leaders have not formally voted on the request. So far, there have been no Zika infections in the USA caught from mosquitoes. A quarter of the public thinks that USA athletes should withdraw from the Olympics in Brazil because of concerns about the Zika virus , according to a new Associated Press poll. (more...)
Indo-Pak talks: MEA says modalities are being worked out with Pakistan Indo-Pak talks: MEA says modalities are being worked out with Pakistan
- April 09, 2016

And said as much, in a statement put out late on Thursday. Toner declined to answer a question on the arrest in Pakistan of an alleged Indian spy, Kulbhushan Jadhav. "The grapevine has it that Basit's relations are stronger with the "establishment" in Pakistan rather than with the elected government of Nawaz Sharif", it reported. (more...)