• Telegram Founder Pledges Millions to Fight Russian 'Political Censorship'
Telegram Founder Pledges Millions to Fight Russian 'Political Censorship'

Torrent Freak has reported that Russian telecom regulator Rozomnadzor has begun blocking ISP addresses used to transmit private messages using the Telegram app . The third point of the court decision requires Roskomnadzor to not create the conditions for the technical access to the blocked messenger. A similar situation occurred when Roskomna...

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  • PM VISIT: India, Sweden agree on innovation partnership
PM VISIT: India, Sweden agree on innovation partnership

The summit is scheduled to be attended by the Prime Ministers of Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland. The two countries also agreed to cooperate on renewable energy, urban transport and waste management. The Joint Action plan is aimed at enhancing bilateral cooperation in various fields including energy, clean technology and Trade. Earlier in ...

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  • Bon-Ton stores on brink of going out of business
Bon-Ton stores on brink of going out of business

Counsel for the second lien noteholders, Sidney Levinson of Jones Day , then spoke for his clients and argued that the stalking horse bid is not a qualified bid , sources add. There is also a Younkers store in Duluth. Its 200 stores anchor many mall across the US under a variety of brand names. Keating said CBL has had "a long track record o...

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  • ZTE Is Banned From Purchasing Components Made By US Suppliers
ZTE Is Banned From Purchasing Components Made By US Suppliers

ZTE has been buying the hardware from the U.S. companies and using in its products which are later shipped to Iran and North Korea. ZTE agreed to a criminal and civil fine of $1.19 billion in 2017, and in addition to this, said it would fire four of its executives and either reprimand or cut back bonuses of 35 other workers.

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  • Minnesota Elementary School Student Attacks Classmates with Knife
Minnesota Elementary School Student Attacks Classmates with Knife

Police confirmed via Twitter shortly after the incident that a man had been arrested. The 8-year-old male suspect was taken into custody by Sauk Rapids police, according to the St. Watkins says a message was sent to parents to let them know about the incident. Beise says that when officers arrived, the boy was in a counselor's office while the t...

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  • Latest Avengers: Infinity War Featurette Focuses On 'Family'
Latest Avengers: Infinity War Featurette Focuses On 'Family'

Proxima Midnight is the sole female in Thanos' Black Order. The stones - six rocks of inexplicable power which when combined will create even more incredible power - have become huge plot points in numerous Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, with each discovery taking us closer to the conclusion which we know will come in 2019 with Avenger...

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  • Japanese Prime Minister Abe, embroiled in scandals, faces calls to stand down
Japanese Prime Minister Abe, embroiled in scandals, faces calls to stand down

He also is expected to ask Trump to raise with Kim the issue of Japanese abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s. This double blow came as a surprise to Abe: Since Trump became president, more than any other foreign politician, the Japanese PM had sought closer friendship with the USA leader.

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  • Police, anti-govt protesters injured in clashes near Armenian parliament
Police, anti-govt protesters injured in clashes near Armenian parliament

Several thousand demonstrators pressed ahead with protests that began Friday, marching through the centre of the capital Yerevan and staging sit-in protests outside government buildings. Security forces clad in full riot gear used batons and stun grenades against the crowd when it attempted to break through a police cordon several hundred meters aw...

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  • Police investigating fatal stabbing in London
Police investigating fatal stabbing in London

A 20-year-old stabbed while in the city's North Common late Saturday afternoon is expected to survive. Police and paramedics were called to Chestnut Avenue where they found the 18-year-old suffering from knife wounds at around 10.50pm. This comes a day after two other people were stabbed to death within minutes of each other in separate domestic ...

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  • United States urges regional leaders to isolate Venezuela's Maduro
United States urges regional leaders to isolate Venezuela's Maduro

For the first time, the United States backed a statement by heads of state from the Lima Group of nations - established a year ago to seek a peaceful end to Venezuela's political turmoil - which called on Maduro to release political prisoners and hold free elections.

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  • Paul Ryan backs Rep. Kevin McCarthy to succeed him as House speaker
Paul Ryan backs Rep. Kevin McCarthy to succeed him as House speaker

Ryan told NBC he believed having McCarthy step in would work toward a more smooth transition in House leadership. "We have a good relationship with Kevin, we have a good relationship with Scalise but we don't even know who else is running", the senior official said.

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  • Burlington joins national movement of support for Humboldt Broncos
Burlington joins national movement of support for Humboldt Broncos

Juliana School second-grader Conor McAullife of the school-wide event, Thursday". Xavier's family had already confirmed his death, and his brother Isaac wrote in an Instagram post he was heartbroken. "The new information came to light last night that raised questions with the health care professionals". One of the deceased players had previou...

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  • Valerie Plame denounces potential Libby pardon
Valerie Plame denounces potential Libby pardon

Libby, chief of staff to Cheney during the run-up and early years of the Iraq war, was found guilty in 2007 of lying and obstructing an investigation into who blew the cover of Central Intelligence Agency officer Valerie Plame. Even the Libby pardon arrived hours following rsquo & Trump;Twitter attack against Comey s morning. Fitzgerald denied th...

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  • Pence: NAFTA deal could be reached in several weeks
Pence: NAFTA deal could be reached in several weeks

There "will be a price to pay" if Syria ever uses chemical weapons again, as the United States is ready to take additional action, Pence told reporters travelling with him to Peru to attend the Summit of the Americas. US Vice President Mike Pence has threatened that Washington is set to respond to possible retaliatory moves against its missile ...

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  • United Kingdom backs U.S. military action on Syria
United Kingdom backs U.S. military action on Syria

And he insisted it remains USA policy not to be involved directly in Syria's civil war. "But should the United States and our allies decide to act in Syria, it will be in defense of a principle on which we all agree". Formally, the prime minister has the right to go to war without approval from parliament, but a convention has been established in...

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  • Praising Winnie in her death is hypocritical , family tells SA government
Praising Winnie in her death is hypocritical , family tells SA government

Zenani said, "It was my mother who kept his ( Nelson Mandela ) memory alive". Over the past week and a half it's become clear that South Africa, and indeed the world, holds men and women to different standards of morality. The crowd, which included former presidents Jacob Zuma , Kgalema Motlanthe and Thabo Mbeki, roared in approval. Mourners boo...

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  • Gardner Protects Colorado's Legal Marijuana Industry - Senator Cory Gardner
Gardner Protects Colorado's Legal Marijuana Industry - Senator Cory Gardner

Cory Gardner of Colorado announced Friday that Trump made the marijuana pledge to him in a Wednesday night conversation. "Late Wednesday, I acquired a dedication from the President that the Division of Justice's rescission of the Cole memo shouldn't be going to impression Colorado's licensed marijuana enterprise".

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  • Guardiola fires title warning: Of course United can still win
Guardiola fires title warning: Of course United can still win

However, Guardiola's side are seeking to recover from a dispiriting run of results, having gone out of the Champions League after losing home and away against Liverpool in the quarter-finals, as well as missing the opportunity to clinch the title against United last weekend.

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  • Volkswagen replaces CEO, announces new structure
Volkswagen replaces CEO, announces new structure

He set out his goals for the entire group on Thursday: "In a phase of profound upheaval in the automotive industry, it is vital for Volkswagen to pick up speed and make an unmistakable mark in e-mobility, the digitalization of the automobile and transportation as well as new mobility services", he said in a statement.

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  • Booker Challenges Pompeo On View That Homosexuality Is 'Perversion'
Booker Challenges Pompeo On View That Homosexuality Is 'Perversion'

Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey pushed hard on secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo over his alleged anti-gay views. Lawmakers are concerned the president may seek Mueller's ouster to try to shut down the investigation, and the White House has said it believes Trump does have the authority to fire him if desired.

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  • National outrage over Kathua and Unnao rape cases forces BJP's hand
National outrage over Kathua and Unnao rape cases forces BJP's hand

The Congress and BJP locked horns and attempted mar each other's image with regard to the gang-rape of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir and another 17-year-old girl in Unnao in Uttar Pradesh allegedly by a ruling BJP MLA and his henchmen.

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  • Mama Winnie: Mourners pay their last respects to an inspirational leader
Mama Winnie: Mourners pay their last respects to an inspirational leader

Madikizela-Mandela's legacy, however, was later tarnished. "You said there must be free education‚ we are implementing that programme of action". "She represents a fighting spirit because even though she lived through the apartheid era, she never gave up", 20-year old college student Gift Mokale said.

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  • Backpage.com Founders Charged With Facilitating Prostitution And Laundering Money
Backpage.com Founders Charged With Facilitating Prostitution And Laundering Money

It came three days after Backpage was seized - its homepage now displays a notice that it was seized under an enforcement action by the Federal Bureau of Investigation , U.S. "While there is no silver bullet to end sex trafficking, to stop its largest beneficiary is a huge step in the right direction", Krell said following the hearing.

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  • Body of Child Found Near NoCal River Where Valencia Family Vanished
Body of Child Found Near NoCal River Where Valencia Family Vanished

Carpenter said "a lot about this case is unusual. baffling nearly". The family's demise in late March came just days after child welfare authorities in their home state of Washington opened an inquiry into allegations the children were being abused or neglected, according to police and social services agencies.

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  • Ice Storm Warning will be in effect through Sunday
Ice Storm Warning will be in effect through Sunday

Rain will likely turn into freezing rain, which is expected to continue for a few hours into the evening. Dufferin County, parts of Simcoe, Peel and Wellington County were hit hard April 4th when freezing rain coated everything, knocking out power to thousands.

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