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United Kingdom government loses key votes on Brexit bill

United Kingdom government loses key votes on Brexit bill He said it was seeking to make the UK's withdrawal form the bloc "subject to some conditions about a customs union". A total of 24 Conservative peers voted against the government and for the amendment on Wednesday. "We are leaving the customs union and will establish a new and ambitious customs arrangement with the EU while forging new trade relationships with our partners around the world". [Full Article...]

Jays' Biagini to start Game 2 of doubleheader

Jays' Biagini to start Game 2 of doubleheader Toronto's CN Tower has closed amid reports of falling ice with thousands of sports fans descending upon the city for Toronto Leafs and Blue Jays games scheduled for Monday evening. Toronto won both contests on July 17, 1989 against the Angels and took two from the Cleveland Indians on October 5, 2001. He gave up three runs on eight hits in five innings, walking one and striking out five. [Full Article...]

President Trump And Japanese Prime Minister Abe's Press Conference

President Trump And Japanese Prime Minister Abe's Press Conference While Kim made a trip to China last month and met President Xi Jinping, South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet Kim at the two Koreas' summit to be held at a border village on April 27. Trump surprised Abe, and much of the world, when he announced that he would meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump ended USA involvement in the accord just days after his inauguration, but has recently sa... [Full Article...]

Canadian drug mule 'risked life sentence to take Instagram selfies'

Canadian drug mule 'risked life sentence to take Instagram selfies' Instagram model Melina Roberge , 24, was sentenced in a Sydney, Australia , court on April 18. "She was seduced by lifestyle and the opportunity to post glamorous Instagram photos from around the world". "I doubt she is now the envy of others". In retrospect, Roberge added, she was "a stupid young woman". However, her full sentence is of 8 years. Roberge's Instagram account disappeared ... [Full Article...]

UAE army intercepts Houthi drone in Yemen

UAE army intercepts Houthi drone in Yemen Al-Jubair also criticized the Houthi militia, backed by Iran, for the continued siege of certain Yemeni cities, as well as blocking aid convoys from reaching civilian areas. The Saudi aggression was launched in March 2015 in support of Yemen's former Riyadh-friendly government of president Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi and against the country's Houthi Ansarullah movement, which has been running state aff... [Full Article...]

Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, selected as next president of Cuba

Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, selected as next president of Cuba That image changed slightly this year as state media placed an increasing spotlight on Diaz-Canel's public appearances, including remarks to the press last month that included his promise to make Cuba's government more responsive to its people. [Full Article...]

Indians will be played despite island-wide blackout, San Juan mayor says

Indians will be played despite island-wide blackout, San Juan mayor says Twins manager Paul Molitor isn't exactly thrilled that his club has two "home" games in San Juan, especially against an AL Central rival. "This is too much", said Luis Oscar Rivera, a 42-year-old computer technician who just got normal power back at his house less than two months ago. [Full Article...]

Averting the worst in Syria

Averting the worst in Syria But Syria continued to see chemical attacks , which have been blamed both on the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and the rebels, raising questions on whether Syria has indeed got rid of its arsenal. "I have repeatedly expressed my deep disappointment that the Security Council failed to agree on a dedicated mechanism for effective accountability for the use of chemical weapons in Syria", he ad... [Full Article...]

McKayla Maroney: Larry Nassar molested me 'hundreds' of times

McKayla Maroney: Larry Nassar molested me 'hundreds' of times Michigan State and the USOC have also shaken up their leadership in response to Nassar's widespread abuse. Meanwhile, U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., who is a Michigan State alumnus, said the school "has an obligation" to be supportive of Nassar's victims. [Full Article...]

The Russians Are Hacking Everything, Laying the Groundwork for Future Attacks

The Russians Are Hacking Everything, Laying the Groundwork for Future Attacks These network devices make "ideal targets", said Manfra, Homeland Security's assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications. "It is a tremendous weapon in the hands of an adversary". But the finger pointing toward Moscow also comes at a moment of escalating tensions. Britain and the United States said they issued the alert to help targets protect themselves and persuade victims to ... [Full Article...]

The Destroy-Trump Media Has a 'NEW OBSESSION'

The Destroy-Trump Media Has a 'NEW OBSESSION' Cohen revealed that he was discreetly doing some legal work for Hannity during the same time he was representing Trump in 2017. Not only does Hannity advise Trump, not only does Trump promote Hannity's show, not only does Hannity attack Trump's critics - Hannity and Trump even share the same lawyer. [Full Article...]

Students planning school walkouts Friday across the Cedar Valley

Students planning school walkouts Friday across the Cedar Valley They include West High School, Cedar Falls High School, Peet Junior High in Cedar Falls and Union Middle School in Dysart. All students must remember that disorderly conduct that disrupts school operations is not acceptable and is a clear violation of the school and district rules and policies. [Full Article...]

Mostly cloudy, chance of scattered snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST

Mostly cloudy, chance of scattered snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST Waterloo can expect between 3 and 5 inches of snow with the storm, with less than a tenth of an inch of ice, according to the NWS. 2-4 inches are expected farther NW. A northeast wind of 10 to 20 miles per hour, coupled with the heavy snow, will make for very low, poor visibility Wednesday evening. A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snow could cause travel difficulties. [Full Article...]

Smoke from northwest Oklahoma wildfires Wednesday may move into Oklahoma City

Smoke from northwest Oklahoma wildfires Wednesday may move into Oklahoma City National Weather Service meteorologist Doug Speheger said such conditions haven't been seen in at least a decade. Gov. Mary Fallin issued a state of emergency for 52 Oklahoma counties, including Dewey County. On Tuesday, the agency decide to send four more experienced personnel with two additional brush trucks. Finally, a fourteenth VDOF employee is assisting with a fire investigation in Oklahom... [Full Article...]

France's president urges defense of European Union democracy

France's president urges defense of European Union democracy In a speech to the European Parliament, Macron lauded European integration as the only way to regain sovereignty faced with global challenges such as migration, climate change, the growing digital economy, and the growth of authoritarian powers. [Full Article...]

Alexa Invades Best Buy with New Fire TVs

Alexa Invades Best Buy with New Fire TVs Amazon has announced a new partnership with Best Buy today for its Fire TV Edition smart TVs . "It's not a zero-sum game". "In this iteration, Best Buy gets new devices that will drive foot traffic into its stores, and Amazon gets a brick-and-mortar showroom for more of its proprietary products", O'Shea said. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande Hints at New Single "No Tears Left to Cry"

Ariana Grande Hints at New Single In terms of that 4.20 part, that appears to be a release date for new Ariana Grande music (20th April), at least that's what her manager Scooter Bruan hinted at recently. Last May, Ariana was performing in Manchester when a suicide bomb went off. The LP, said to be Grande's most personal yet, has been shrouded in mystery, but what we do know so far suggests she has something massive in store. [Full Article...]

Democrats' midterm advantage narrows in new poll

Democrats' midterm advantage narrows in new poll Among a broader group of voting-age adults, the Democrats' margin is 10 points, 50 percent to 40 percent. They opted for Republicans to Democrats by a 14-point margin in March, up from a 5-point difference in January. In comparison, 53 percent of white voters approve of Trump's job and 42 percent like him on a personal level. In 2016, 59% of voters in these areas went with the Republican candidat... [Full Article...]

Man Gets Second Face Transplant In Medical First

Man Gets Second Face Transplant In Medical First In November 2017 doctors operated and removed his face leaving him without the face for almost two-month and all this while he wasn't able to hear, speak or see. "The fact that Professor Lantieri was able to save this patient gives us hope that other patients can have a backup surgery if necessary", Cleveland Clinic plastic surgeon Frank Papay told the AP. [Full Article...]

Buzzing Today: Thugs storm Senate Seize Mace

Buzzing Today: Thugs storm Senate Seize Mace TheCable also learnt that the clerk of the national assembly has summoned the divisional police officer to explain how the senator made his way into the chambers. When the Senate adjourned at about 2pm, Omo-Agege was accosted by over 15 policemen, led by the commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sadiq Abubakar Bello. [Full Article...]


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