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Author: 0 Belgian man has no link to Paris attack: security officials

A high-level meeting was held on Friday to review the country's security measures for the day. The gunman opened fire with an automatic weapon on a police van around 9pm on Thursday (3am Singapore time, yesterday), sending tourists and visitors running for their lives.

Author: 0 Saudi King Appoints Son as Country's Ambassador to US

But it immediately provoked outrage in Egypt, and was subsequently blocked by a court ruling, signed during a visit by Salman to Cairo previous year. "Now they are more at ease with the fiscal situation so they are able to give something back to society", said John Sfakianakis, director of the Gulf Research Centre in Riyadh .

World Trump eyes changes to Obama's tax and Wall Street rules
Author: 0 Trump eyes changes to Obama's tax and Wall Street rules

Key among the three executive orders was a six-month review of certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank law, a measure passed by predecessor Barack Obama in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis which Wall Street believed had made their job hard.

Author: 0 Pacers Throw Away Huge Lead In Second Half

Additionally, as Dan Feldman of NBC Sports noted , "the Pacers' -12 combined point margin is the smallest ever for a team trailing a best-of-seven series 3-0". In the opening quarter, they were outscored 37-27 and 37-22 in the second. The Spurs, who still lead two games to one, saw their streak of 10 consecutive postseason wins over the Grizzlies end.

World Russian MP's son jailed in US for hacking
Author: 0 Russian MP's son jailed in US for hacking

A prosecutor described Seleznev as a "Tony Soprano-style mob boss" during the Friday sentencing hearing. Perhaps Seleznev was lucky to only get a 27 year prison sentence, as it appears he could potentially have received a life sentence due to the scale of his crimes.

World With Supreme Court seat filled, GOP looks to lower courts
Author: 0 With Supreme Court seat filled, GOP looks to lower courts

In Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Board , when a lawyer was walking the Court through a badly worded federal statute on how federal employees file appeals in their employment system, when the lawyer tried to persuade the justices that he was "not asking this Court to break any new ground", Gorsuch replied, "No, just to continue to make it up".

World Black Fern Sevens snatch tournament win in Japan
Author: 0 Black Fern Sevens snatch tournament win in Japan

The sides had been separated by only two points at half-time before Canada broke clear with three unanswered tries to win 29-12 to top Pool C. Canada kicked off the tournament with an impressive 29-12 win over an worldwide powerhouse in England, and then went on to take down Spain 43-5 and finally they defeated their rivals, the Americans, 29-12 to secure a top spot in Pool C after day one.

World Flood Watches Issued as Rain Increases Across NC
Author: 0 Flood Watches Issued as Rain Increases Across NC

Forecast flooding changed from minor to moderate severity for the Illinois River near Watts affecting Adair and Delaware Counties, and near Tahlequah affecting Cherokee County. Rain will be heavy at times, especially with any thunderstorms that develop. Heavy rainfall will once again be possible over the already saturated ground conditions.

World US citizen detained in North Korea, embassy officials claim
Author: 0 US citizen detained in North Korea, embassy officials claim

He has been engaged in aid and relief programmes in North Korea. The detained American is a professor, the South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported. Kim was accused of stealing military secrets and is serving a 10-year sentence. Relations with Washington have reached a pitch recently, as North Korea has tested missiles and the U.S.

World Florida fire that drives hundreds from their homes may have been intentional
Author: 0 Florida fire that drives hundreds from their homes may have been intentional

Crews have confirmed a maintenance shed was destroyed along with several other structures. The Red Cross is working to open a shelter for evacuees. Fire Rescue personnel were still assessing damage late Friday. Earlier in the week, officials extended the burn ban in Nassau County. Despite some rain in Sunday's forecast, the situation remains risky across the state since dry conditions are expected to return Monday.

Author: 0 Police ask telecom companies to suspend 3G and 4G services in Kashmir

After many decades protests were organised across colleges and higher secondary schools in the Kashmir valley. College students protesting the use of force against peers of a college in Pulwama district pelted stones at security personnel and had tear gas shells fired back at them.

World International mission member killed in Ukraine blast
Author: 0 International mission member killed in Ukraine blast

One person with the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission was killed after a patrol auto struck a land mine and exploded in the Russian-occupied part of the eastern Donbas on April 23. The Ukrainian military said the incident took place just after 10am local time near the small village of Pryshyb, which is controlled by pro-Russian separatists.

Author: 0 Dinakaran dropped from AIADMK after alleged bribery case

Sasikala family should be out of AIADMK for party unity: Former CM O. Pannerselvam! "There is no revolt against me", Mr Dinakaran said today. Another important decision that was taken during this meet was to oust Dhinakaran from all the posts he was holding in the AIADMK and strip Sasikala of the general secretary post.

Author: 0 Protesters injure 1 officer at nationalist party convention

The AfD is meeting to choose a new co-leader ahead of the election later this year. She has sought to establish herself as a financial and economy expert in the party. However, she does insist that the party can not rely on a strategy of maximum provocation. Petry recently announced she won't be on the party's ticket in the general election this September.

Author: 0 BJP files police complaint against Arvind Kejriwal over his dengue comment

According to the order issued by the Delhi Excise Department, all liquor shops, bars will remain closed from 5.30 PM on April 21 to 5.30 PM on April 23. During the meeting with Vijayan, Kejriwal too indicated his party's willingness to work with "good people" such as the Kerala Chief Minister. Kejriwal said that people in Delhi were greatly upset by piles of garbage, choked drains and mosquito menace.

Author: 0 Israeli police: Palestinian stabs 4 in Tel Aviv

Police at the scene confirmed that the attack appears to be terror-related. The Magen David Adom ambulance service said four people, three in their 50s and one aged 70, were slightly wounded and taken to hospital. He then ran out of the office and into the lobby where a man tried to block his escape, grabbing a pillow from one of the lobby's couches to protect himself.

World Israel condemns Marine Le Pen's Holocaust remarks
Author: 0 Israel condemns Marine Le Pen's Holocaust remarks

And with one in three voters still undecided at this late stage, pollsters would be wise to hedge their bets. Predictions of a "nightmare" Le Pen presidency abound in bookstores and the media. Asked about a slight fall in support according to recent surveys, the independent centrist replied: "They show exactly what I feel: that nothing is decided yet.

World Trump Has Hard Time With
Author: 0 Trump Has Hard Time With "Buy American, Hire American"

They would also be asked to offer changes so that H-1B visas are awarded to the 'most-skilled or highest-paid applicants'. "With this action, we are sending a powerful signal to the world: We're going to defend our workers , protect our jobs, and finally put America first", Trump told hundreds of factory workers before signing the document.

World Pence: No negotiations with NK 'at this time'
Author: 0 Pence: No negotiations with NK 'at this time'

Ronald Reagan at the USA naval base in Yokosuka. North Korea poses the "most risky and urgent threat" to the Asia-Pacific region, visiting Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday aboard a US aircraft carrier stationed in Japan. Mr Pence said: "We will not rest and will not relent until we obtain the objective of a denuclearised Korean Peninsula". He added that seeking a peaceful solution to the Korean Peninsula issue is a right direction and meets the interests of all related parties.

Author: 0 The latest from the Shanghai auto show

Previous rules required foreign automakers to hand over key technology to a Chinese partner or pay import taxes even on models produced in China. The Swedish automaker, owned by Chinese automaker Geely, has now officially confirmed at the show that the EV will be made in China using the company's Compact Modular Architecture (CMA), with a launch date of 2019.

Author: 0 Constitutional Court has no jurisdiction over election appeals, justice min. says

In the statement, Tezcan urged the results not to be finalised until the case was concluded and said the party's lawyer would deliver the paperwork to the court later on Friday afternoon. Unofficial results show the Yes campaign won with 51.41 percent, while the No vote stood at 48.59 percent. Kart added there were also "No" voters among the unstamped ballot envelopes the YSK allowed, describing the situation as "complete lawlessness".

World Egypt in state of emergency after twin church bombings
Author: 0 Egypt in state of emergency after twin church bombings

At least 31 people were killed and 40 wounded in attacks carried out by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the city of Tikrit, central Iraq, Reuters reported , citing Iraqi security sources and medics. U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on the phone Sunday with Sissi to offer condolences to the families who lost their loved ones. The group that makes up around 10 percent of the country's 82 million population has been repeatedly targeted in the past.

World Mourning declared after scores of troops die in Afghan base attack
Author: 0 Mourning declared after scores of troops die in Afghan base attack

The updated number of specific soldiers killed or wounded in the attack Friday was not immediately clear. "In order to pay tribute to the honorable and fearless Afghan soldiers who martyred in a terrorist attack during Friday prayers in Shaheen 209 Corps mosque, the president issued a decree and declared Sunday as a National Mourning Day", the presidential palace said in a statement.

Author: 0 'Mother of all bombs' killed 94 ISIS fighters, Afghan officials say

Also, as former Afghan President Hamid Karzai said in a tweet, quoted by the New York Times, the USA was testing its unused ordnance in Afghanistan (much as it had done in Iraq during the first Iraq war). Inamullah Meyakhil, spokesman for the central hospital in eastern Nangarhar province, said the facility had received no dead or wounded from the attack.

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