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Tennis, Fed Cup: Goerges beats Pliskova, Czechs still lead Germany 2-1

Tennis, Fed Cup: Goerges beats Pliskova, Czechs still lead Germany 2-1 Barbora Strycova and Katerina Siniakova clinched the doubles dead rubber after Goerges, paired with Anna-Lena Groenefeld, retired injured at the end of the first set, which the Germans lost 7-5. "We all know that was a great opportunity for us", she added, as the Germans missed out on a first appearance in the Fed Cup final since 2014. Kvitova didn't give Kerber, a two-time Grand Slam victor, a ... [Full Article...]

Maoists killed in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

Maoists killed in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli Those killed also include two divisional committee (DVC) commanders identified as Sainath Bulesh Madiattram (34), and Vijendran Ranake, alias Srinyu. According to the police, this was the time when naxals cross over the state border and enter Maharasahtra to rob contractors trading in tendu leaves. [Full Article...]

Motorcycling-Marquez on provisional pole in Texas for sixth year running

Motorcycling-Marquez on provisional pole in Texas for sixth year running The Yamaha rider still managed to go fastest with his next lap before Marquez, a four times MotoGP world champion still chasing his first win of 2018, did better. Suzuki's Andrea Iannone of Italy will start third. Marquez said tire choice and conditions will be critical. "It will be important to choose the right tire; we've worked a lot on used tires and I was able to be consistent during the ... [Full Article...]

Assad begins attacks to retake rebel-held areas in Homs

Assad begins attacks to retake rebel-held areas in Homs In the week since the USA joined France and the U.K.in launching missiles strikes against the Syrian government in response to its use of chemical weapons , the foray has devolved into yet another political headache for Trump. The Chemical Weapons Convention is a 1993 arms treaty that requires all signatory states to give up all their chemical weapon stocks. And spare us all the talk ( most ... [Full Article...]

Iran signals crackdown on encrypted apps in attempt to reduce foreign influence

Iran signals crackdown on encrypted apps in attempt to reduce foreign influence In the end, it seems Roskomnadzor even banned itself, having to request some domains be unblocked as their internal processes were reported to have been shut down by the IP address blockage. On Monday, Roskomnadzor began blocking the Telegram messenger in Russian Federation in accordance with a court decision. Telegram said those demands would be impossible to implement since the keys were stored ... [Full Article...]

Tina Fey addresses '30 Rock' revival rumours

Tina Fey addresses '30 Rock' revival rumours Fey does say that she and fellow executive producer Robert Carlock actually have discussed bringing back 30 Rock , which ended its seven-season run in 2013. People should know by now that if they're in NY - where The Tonight Show is filmed - and they're asked to record thank you messages to a celebrity , chances are that celebrity is right around the corner . [Full Article...]

SRH vs CSK: Head-to-head, Playing XI and other interesting stats

SRH vs CSK: Head-to-head, Playing XI and other interesting stats Bhui nicks in to Watson at first slip. CSK captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was captured travelling with daughter Ziva in the Chennai franchise team bus which was set for the airport ahead of their VIVO IPL 2018 clash against Hyderabad . Presents Hooda with an easy catch at mid-wicket. Local lad Ambati Rayudu turned out to be the toast of Chennai Super Kings' four-run victory over hosts Su... [Full Article...]

Syrian Forces Bombard Islamic State-Held Areas in South Damascus

Syrian Forces Bombard Islamic State-Held Areas in South Damascus Last Saturday, the withdrawal of militants from the city of Duma, located in the area of Eastern Ghouta, was completed. But the single volley of air strikes, hitting three targets far from any frontline, had no effect on the wider war which has killed 500,000 people and made more than half of Syrians homeless. [Full Article...]

'Westworld' creators confirm robots poop, and other Season 2 info I guess

'Westworld' creators confirm robots poop, and other Season 2 info I guess It's a decision that's probably for the best, considering that as good as " Westworld " is, there's simply no way it can compete with FX's "Legion" when it comes to head-scratching wonder. I suspect there may be a confrontation in the offing. Regarding how many seasons Westworld will run for, Nolan kept a tight lip on revealing a set number, though he did admit that the story the show tells ha... [Full Article...]

Romney's Path To Succeed Utah Sen. Hatch Just Got More Complicated

Romney's Path To Succeed Utah Sen. Hatch Just Got More Complicated Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career by replacing long-serving Sen. Orrin Hatch in November. Romney and Kennedy will now face each other in a primary election, because neither Romney (49.12%) nor Kennedy (50.88%) reached the 60% threshold necessary to secure the party's nomination automatically. [Full Article...]

Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments

Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments Attorney for the District of Columbia said on Fox News' "Hannity" on Friday. Comey's interview with Maddow on Thursday came just a few hours after Giuliani announced that he was joining Trump's legal defense team in the Russian Federation collusion investigation led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. [Full Article...]

Don't blame media for controversies: PM Modi to lawmakers

Don't blame media for controversies: PM Modi to lawmakers The moment we see a camera person, we jump to make a statement as if we are great social scientists or intellectuals. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's current visit to the United Kingdom and participation in the CHOGM 2018, is set to help further bilateral and multilateral trade and business interests, said FICCI. [Full Article...]

Earth Day 2018: ending pollution [quiz]

Earth Day 2018: ending pollution [quiz] It also saw the then U.S. president Bill Clinton conferring Senator Nelson the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1995 for his role as the founder of the Earth Day. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events in more than 193 countries are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network . According to a research paper published in the scientific journal Chemistry & Biology, plastic items are non... [Full Article...]

Congress Releases James Comey's Memos On Donald Trump

Congress Releases James Comey's Memos On Donald Trump So what is in the memos? "And those weren't Mr. Comey's memos ". And since A Higher Loyalty provoked a bidding war among publishers and the victor, Macmillan, ordered an initial print run of 850,000 copies-more than five times Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury received in its first run-it looks like it could be on the bestseller list for quite some time. [Full Article...]

Southwest crash: Passengers praise pilot for safe landing

Southwest crash: Passengers praise pilot for safe landing An FAA official acknowledged the total number covered may be higher. Hero pilot Chesley " Sully " Sullenberger praised Southwest Airlines pilot Tammie Jo Schults for keeping calm and steering Flight 1380 to safety after its engine blew out. [Full Article...]

The service Flickr was acquired by SmugMug

The service Flickr was acquired by SmugMug SmugMug was founded in 2002 and for over 15 years has been supported by a business model that doesn't rely on advertising or selling customer data. Verizon bought the assets of Yahoo, sold the publishing platform and store photos called Flickr to another photo service SmugMug . [Full Article...]

4 dead, 4 others hurt in Waffle House shooting

4 dead, 4 others hurt in Waffle House shooting The Waffle House where the shooting happened is located at 3571 Murfreesboro Pike in Antioch near Pin Hook Road. Police say that Travis Reinking, of Morton, Illinois, is the person of interest in the shooting. The gunman was armed with what was described as an AR-15 style assault rifle walked into the restaurant in Antioch, in suburban Nashville, shortly before 3:30 a.m. [Full Article...]

Andres Iniesta, a gift that keeps on giving Video

Andres Iniesta, a gift that keeps on giving Video Andres Iniesta grabbed the headlines with a quite expert performance proving that retirement isn't on the cards just yet as Ernesto Valverde secured his first trophy as Barcelona coach with a comprehensive 5-0 victory over Sevilla . Jasper Cillessen, Barca's goalkeeper, cleared the ball 60 yards right to Coutinho, who then set up Suarez for the opener 14 minutes in. Iniesta, who had earlie... [Full Article...]

Narendra Modi to meet Xi Jinping in China this week

Narendra Modi to meet Xi Jinping in China this week She along with other foreign ministers of the group would call on Chinese President Xi Jinping on April 23 and will leave for Mongolia the next day. During her Mongolia visit, EAM Swaraj will co-chair the 6th round of India-Mongolia Joint Consultative Committee meeting, IMJCC, with Foreign Minister Tsogtbaatar. [Full Article...]

CPM to decide on 2nd term for Yechury at helm today

CPM to decide on 2nd term for Yechury at helm today Sitaram Yechury was re-elected the general secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) at the 22nd party congress in Hyderabad on Sunday. The party Congress in 2015, saw a nailbiting fight between Kerala unit's nominee S. Party insiders say that Mr. Yechury, who managed to reverse his defeat in the Central Committee in Kolkata in January, when the alternative draft proposed by him advo... [Full Article...]


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