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Turkey and Iran seek closer economic cooperation
- April 17, 2016

It said the Turkish prime minister stressed his country's determination to fight terrorism in the region. He emphasized that Islamophobia is a Zionist plot and said Iran and Turkey must counter the move by introducing the real and actual Islam to the world. (more...)
Jackie Robinson gets apology from Philadelphia for race-baiting
- April 17, 2016

Jackie grew up in Pasadena and went to college at the University of California, before joining the Brooklyn Dodgers to become the first African American to play in the major leagues. The JRF is a national, not-for-profit organisation, which gives scholarships to minority youths for higher education, and preserves the legacy of Baseball Hall of Fame member, Jackie Robinson . (more...)
Iran calls for U.S. to ease banking restrictions
- April 17, 2016

Though the Obama administration has often resorted to financial sanctions to coerce foreign adversaries into better behavior, a top Treasury official warned Friday that overusing the measures risks damaging the long term vitality of the USA economy and the economies of friendly nations. (more...)
Supreme Court to rule today on Metis, off-reserve aboriginal rights Supreme Court to rule today on Metis, off-reserve aboriginal rights
- April 16, 2016

Who qualifies as a non-status Indian? "This outstanding decision recognizes our humanity and dignity as Indigenous people in Canada and I am honoured to have been a part of this historic day". "The historical, philosophical, and linguistic contexts establish that "Indians" in s. 91(24) includes all Aboriginal peoples, including non status Indians and Métis", it said. (more...)
Bishop of Saskatoon thinks 'Joy of Love' asks Catholics to reach out Bishop of Saskatoon thinks 'Joy of Love' asks Catholics to reach out
- April 16, 2016

The church should encourage and affirm every positive step taken by every family , focusing on what we can do to prevent problems from becoming so serious that they destroy families. He makes it clear rightly prepared married couples have a ministry in these areas - to be companions on the journey for other couples and families. The New York Times quoted R. (more...)
Night of protests in Skopje, several wounded and injured Night of protests in Skopje, several wounded and injured
- April 16, 2016

The capital city of Skopje has been embroiled in violent ant-government demonstrations ever since Ivanov's announcement with continued calls for his resignation from protesters. The original scandal eventually prompted the European Union to step in and mediate. "As president, it is my responsibility to end the crisis that has lasted for too long", Ivanov said. (more...)
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan
- April 16, 2016

They joined the prince for tea while watching the archery display. Since, she is credited with upping the "it factor" of Kate's wardrobe. Her first dart fell just short of one of them and when her second went wide, she felt compelled to apologise before suffering a fit of the giggles. (more...)
Clinton calls on Verizon to return to bargaining Clinton calls on Verizon to return to bargaining
- April 16, 2016

He said Sanders has fought hard for military veterans, and he conceded he has an uphill battle ahead to win the Democratic nomination. "But his leadership on these issues and his willingness to fearlessly stand up to the powers that be have galvanized a grass-roots movement", the Oregon Democrat wrote. (more...)
Video appears to show some kidnapped Chibok girls alive
- April 15, 2016

Last month one 10-year-old would-be suicide bomber was thought to be one of the Chibok girls, raising hopes they may be found. "There are three ways to which we can get them out". The lamented the death the reported death of about 17 parents of the abducted girls as a result of the trauma just as it observed that many more are daily agonising. (more...)
Zika virus may be more unsafe than thought — Focus at Four Zika virus may be more unsafe than thought — Focus at Four
- April 15, 2016

Knox. Additionally, babies with microcephaly often have smaller brains that might not have developed properly. Those health problems may include Guillain-Barre syndrome, which paralyzes. Most of these among travelers returning from now affected countries and territories. Another senior Republican said additional Zika money most likely wouldn't come before September at the earliest. (more...)
Kerry says Navy ship could have fired on Russian planes
- April 15, 2016

In October, U.S. Navy jets intercepted two Russian Tu-142 aircraft that were flying near the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan in the Pacific Ocean. A pair of Su-24 attack jets flew so low and so close to the USS Donald Cook that sailors aboard the warship reportedly said the passes, roughly 20 in all, created a "wake in the water". (more...)
New Boko Haram Video Appears to Show Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Alive
- April 15, 2016

Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls in April 2014, and the two-minute video claims to show 15 of those girls still alive. The girls said they were being treated well but wanted to go home and be with their families. The Nigerian government told CNN it has a copy of the video, but can not confirm its authenticity. "Few of us can begin to comprehend the suffering of parents who have not seen their daughters for two years", Country Director of Amnesty International Nigeria, M.K. (more...)
Kentucky maintains safe lead levels in drinking water data
- April 15, 2016

Galesburg offers just one example of how the problem of lead-tainted drinking water goes far beyond Flint, Michigan, the former auto manufacturing center where the issue exploded into a public health emergency when the city's entire water system was declared unsafe. (more...)
Obama to deliver 3 commencement speeches Obama to deliver 3 commencement speeches
- April 15, 2016

He also said the decision was a proof of the efforts of members of the New Jersey Congressional Delegation, who in 2013, began sending messages to the White House urging him to speak at the University. The event is expected to draw more than 50,000 people. "It is an extraordinary honor and privilege", Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, president of Howard University, said in a statement. (more...)
Spain: police arrest French 'arms supplier' to Paris supermarket gunman Spain: police arrest French 'arms supplier' to Paris supermarket gunman
- April 14, 2016

Coulibaly was one of three Islamic extremists who waged attacks in Paris on January 7-9 previous year that left 17 dead. The ministry added that two other suspects from Serbia and Montenegro were detained during the raid on a building at Rincon de la Victoria, a town close to Malaga on Spain's southern coast. (more...)
Jordan raids headquarters of Muslim Brotherhood group Jordan raids headquarters of Muslim Brotherhood group
- April 14, 2016

Gulf states including Saudi Arabia have joined Egypt in banning the group as a "terrorist" organisation. His detention was the first of a major political opposition figure in Jordan in recent years. The group accuses the Jordanian authorities of trying to exploit divisions within the Brotherhood for political reasons. Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood members protest against the government in Amman. (more...)
Strong earthquake strikes Myanmar, felt in India
- April 14, 2016

After an initial assessment, the NSDMA issued a public advisory urging people not to panic but be to remain alert for aftershocks and take safety measures for families and communities. On Sunday, a 6.8-magnitude natural disaster shook parts of Pakistan and regions bordering Afghanistan and Tajikistan around 3.58 pm. Meanwhile, reports also indicate that tremors were felt as far away as the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka and the northeastern Indian cities of Kolkata, Shillong, Guwahati and ... (more...)
Syrians begin voting for new parliament in government areas
- April 14, 2016

In the Syrian capital, voters said they fully supported holding the elections. The results are expected Thursday. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he spoke to de Mistura about the talks and urged all participants "to adhere to the cessation of hostilities ". (more...)
Bank of America to let you chat with it on Facebook
- April 14, 2016

The "chat bots " are a simplified form of artificial intelligence, a key growth area for Facebook . The chatbots expedite Facebook's moves to build out Messenger as the go-to place for users to contact businesses rather than through third-party websites and 1-800 lines. (more...)
Facebook protects shopping bots against hacking threat Facebook protects shopping bots against hacking threat
- April 14, 2016

The new feature will be available on Messenger apps for both iOS and Android from launch , The deal is the first of its kind for Messenger and Dropbox is the only file sharing service to reach a deal with Facebook . It looks like Messenger is becoming more like a one-stop-shop instead of the simple messaging app of days past. Users of the Messenger app, for example, can now order flowers by chatting with 1-800-Flowers' Facebook Messenger account, thanks to bots developed by ... (more...)