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Japanese official: Voice on harassing audio might be subordinate

Japanese official: Voice on harassing audio might be subordinate The #MeToo movement has been slow to gain traction in Japan , where victims are often reluctant to speak out. Fukuda has denied allegations carried in last week's Weekly Shincho magazine that he sexually harassed a reporter in a bar. [Full Article...]

United States senators allowed to bring babies into chamber

United States senators allowed to bring babies into chamber The vote to change the rules was unanimous, although some senators had previously expressed reservations, out of concern babies would disrupt "Senate decorum". The chamber was built in 1859 , and the cloakroom is hard to access from the outside for Duckworth, who lost both her legs when she served in the Iraq war. [Full Article...]

K-9 community displays its loyalty in tribute to fallen Yarmouth officer

K-9 community displays its loyalty in tribute to fallen Yarmouth officer Keenan noted. Sgt. Gannon and his partner K-9 Nero were both shot while serving a warrant with other department officers at a home in Barnstable on April 12. The Lebanon, New Hampshire, Police Department's three K-9 units were among the first to arrive, having traveled four hours from the Granite State on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

India takes United States to WTOs safeguard committee on steel, aluminium duties

India takes United States to WTOs safeguard committee on steel, aluminium duties On 8 March, the United States issued a presidential proclamation indicating that steel articles are being imported into USA in such quantities as to threaten to impair its national security. China, which too featured in the list of countries penalised with higher duties on import of steel and aluminium on March 23, announced higher tariffs on a number of items imported from the USA in retaliation. [Full Article...]

Plastic straws set to be banned in England

Plastic straws set to be banned in England As well as the consultation, the United Kingdom has also announced plans to commit additional funding to research into plastic waste , May added: "This week we are rallying Commonwealth countries to join us in the fight against marine plastics, with £61.4million funding for global research and to improve waste management in developing countries". [Full Article...]

Akwa United knocked out, Enyimba progress in CAF Confederation Cup

Akwa United knocked out, Enyimba progress in CAF Confederation Cup Two-time time African champions Enyimba appear to have the easiest task of all the three clubs having held South Africa's Bidvest Wits to a 1-1 draw in the first leg played few days ago in South Africa. Nevertheless, the encounter ended goalless although Enyimba advanced to the group stages on the away goals rule. However, the penalty was saved by Kyle Peters following Oladapo's attempt an... [Full Article...]

Geingob leaves for Commonwealth summit in London

Geingob leaves for Commonwealth summit in London The two leaders are expected to discuss a wide range of issues of mutual interest, including separatism, cross-border terrorism, visas and immigration. Many trade analysts, however, view this claim with scepticism, believing that Britain is seeing the Commonwealth as an available and convenient port in a storm. [Full Article...]

Magnitude 5.9 earthquakr jolts southern Iran

Magnitude 5.9 earthquakr jolts southern Iran The epicenter is also 60 miles away from the Bushehr nuclear power plant. European state tv, mentioning officials, also described the quake as a size 5.9. The 2013 Bushehr quake occurred with a moment magnitude of 6.3 on April 9. Iran sits atop several fault lines and has been hit by a series of earthquakes since November 2017, when a 7.3-magnitude tremor killed 620 people in the western pro... [Full Article...]

Indian minister: We had the internet 5000 years ago

Indian minister: We had the internet 5000 years ago Undaunted by the criticism, Deb stuck to his guns on Wednesday and denounced "narrow-minded people" who "want to belittle their own nation and think highly of other countries". A high-ranking official in India is being ridiculed online for claiming that the internet and satellite technology was invented in ancient India. "The Europeans and the Americans may claim that it is theirs, but it is a... [Full Article...]

Brutal homecoming for cat who walked 19km to get back to family

Brutal homecoming for cat who walked 19km to get back to family A street-savvy cat has embarked on a 19km journey to be reunited with his family, only to receive a less-than-warm welcome home. Toby ended up at an animal shelter, where SPCA workers said his original owners asked staff workers to euthanize the 7-year-old cat. [Full Article...]

Inspectors allowed into site of Syrian chemical attack

Inspectors allowed into site of Syrian chemical attack Security Council Resolution 2254", read the statement. "The Russians or others may very well be trying to clean up things - throwing dust everywhere and trying to make it look natural", he said . Saudi's air force took part in the aerial campaign aimed at defeating ISIL right from the ver beginning in 2014; the Gulf kingdom was not able to deploy a full ground troop deployment. [Full Article...]

Resignation of judge who delivered Mecca Masjid blase case verdict rejected

Resignation of judge who delivered Mecca Masjid blase case verdict rejected Three days after the pronouncement of Mecca Masjid case verdict , in which all accused men were acquitted, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi has offered help legal help to the families of blast victims. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court website crashes, minutes after Judge BH Loya case ruling

Supreme Court website crashes, minutes after Judge BH Loya case ruling Judge Loya died from a heart attack, but family members questioned the circumstances, alleging that he had come under political pressure in the case. The apex court said, "it can not doubt the statements of the judicial officers who were with Loya". Meanwhile, those seeking an independent investigation into the matter had referred to the series of events to draw attention to a fair probe was n... [Full Article...]

Chemical weapons inspectors await United Nations approval to enter Syrian town of Douma

Chemical weapons inspectors await United Nations approval to enter Syrian town of Douma Syria and its ally Russia deny any chemical attack took place, and Russian officials have accused Britain of staging a "fake" chemical attack. British Prime Minister Theresa May accused the Syrian government and its ally Russian Federation of trying to cover up evidence and obstruct the investigation. [Full Article...]

Judge finds Kansas' Kris Kobach at contempt of Courtroom

Judge finds Kansas' Kris Kobach at contempt of Courtroom In her Wednesday ruling, Robinson said Kobach had not treated voters affected by the ongoing court case the same as all other registered voters, in accordance with her previous order. Kobach's office, through a spokesman, sent the following by text Wednesday afternoon. The notices include vital information on the voting precinct, party affiliation, polling location and the voter's districts for va... [Full Article...]

Russia Sees No Need for UN Inquiry Into Syria Toxic Gas Attacks

Russia Sees No Need for UN Inquiry Into Syria Toxic Gas Attacks On Tuesday, there had been conflicting reports about whether the OPCW experts had arrived in Douma. Global chemical weapons inspectors have not yet managed to enter the Syrian town of Douma - and it's not clear when they will be able to visit the town, which was the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack on April 7. [Full Article...]

Linden first United States woman since '85 to win Boston Marathon

Linden first United States woman since '85 to win Boston Marathon Yuki Kawauchi seemed like just another spotlight-seeking, early front-runner when he darted out to take the lead at the start of Monday's Boston Marathon . I'm so proud of Ridley for finishing strong and maintaining joy, despite such bad weather conditions. The race also served as a training exercise for Castilloux's summer plans, which include a half Iron Man in June and a full Iron Man in Ju... [Full Article...]

There's Still Time to File Your Taxes

There's Still Time to File Your Taxes The new deadline for filing Montana tax returns is midnight Wednesday, April 18. The agency didn't provide more details about what hardware issues occurred or which systems were affected. The IRS says its processing systems are fully back up and running after an outage on Tax Day. H&R Block , Jackson Hewitt and TurboTax told CNNMoney they held the returns and submitted them once the IRS was a... [Full Article...]

Pilot who safely landed Southwest flight 1380 had 'nerves of steel'

Pilot who safely landed Southwest flight 1380 had 'nerves of steel' Although it turned out that the passenger was not ejected, shrapnel from the plane's exploded engine smashed a cabin window and caused a fatal injury. "It appears we are going down!" passenger Marty Martinez wrote in the caption of a livestream video , showing himself breathing through a mask. Air traffic control: "Injured passengers, OK". [Full Article...]

Departure of HR McMaster's Dad under investigation, Apparently 'suspicious'

Departure of HR McMaster's Dad under investigation, Apparently 'suspicious' Workers reportedly told McMaster's family that records about his death were falsified. The allegations are that McMaster fell, hit his head, was put in a chair and then died. McMaster, Sr. "As soon as we became aware of the alleged incident we began an internal investigation and contacted the appropriate authorities", Cathedral Village said in a statement to Fox News. [Full Article...]


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