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World Researchers to look for CTE evidence in Hernandez's brain
Author: 0 Researchers to look for CTE evidence in Hernandez's brain

There had been some disagreement over who should have custody of Hernandez's brain. "It's literally a destruction of evidence issue", he said. As we reported, ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez was found dead early Wednesday morning after an apparent suicide by hanging in his prison cell.

World Shakira Martin is next NUS President
Author: 0 Shakira Martin is next NUS President

The outgoing VP for FE beat incumbent Malia Bouattia and another challenger, Tom Harwood, in a stunning victory announced today at this year's annual conference in Brighton. The president of the UK's National Union of Students who has been accused of anti-Semitism, loses in the 2017 reelection to head the umbrella student body.

World Pence says US will honor refugee deal with Australia
Author: 0 Pence says US will honor refugee deal with Australia

Trump publicly described the deal, allowing resettlement of 1,259 refugees in the United States, as "dumb". Pence's visit Down Under is widely viewed as an effort to smooth over relations with Australia in the wake of a highly-publicized argument between Turnbull and Trump.

Author: 0 Pope Francis Calls for Humility and Togetherness in Surprise TED Talk

The 18-minute video was filmed in Vatican City and broadcast to the audience at the annual TED 2017 conference in Vancouver. "Our world, torn by blind violence, which has also afflicted the heart of your dear land, needs peace, love and mercy; it needs workers for peace, free and liberating people, courageous people able to learn from the past to build a future without closing themselves up in prejudices; it needs builders of bridges of peace, dialogue, brotherhood, justice, and humanity", ...

Author: 0 France says analysis shows Syria regime behind sarin attack

The attack in the town of Khan Sheikhun on 4 April killed scores of people and prompted the USA to launch a cruise missile strike on a Syrian air base in response, its first direct assault on the Assad government in the conflict. The Guardian visited the site of the massacre two days after the chemical attack and independently confirmed that the warehouse and nearby grain silos were empty and had not been bombed recently, contrary to Russian claims.

World Theresa May accused of 'opportunism' over election by EU Brexit negotiator
Author: 0 Theresa May accused of 'opportunism' over election by EU Brexit negotiator

The document did not say how much the Brexit settlement might cost but European Union officials have previously said it could be as much as 60 billion euros, sparking howls of outrage in London which puts the figure nearer 20 billion. Labour was reportedly considering calling for a second referendum to win over Remain voters who may be tempted to switch to the Liberal Democrats, who have promised a national poll on the final UK-EU deal.

World North Korea carries out 'large-scale' artillery drill, South Korea says
Author: 0 North Korea carries out 'large-scale' artillery drill, South Korea says

So where can North Korea now hit with their missiles? Along with stronger UNSC sanctions, it could impose so-called secondary sanctions penalizing entities engaged in business with Pyongyang. And I think we hope to see a change in behavior. "The steps we're seeing China take, in many ways unprecedented steps, bringing economic pressure to bear on North Korea are very welcome", US Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday.

Author: 0 Trump welcomes 21000 to his first Easter Egg Roll

The Bunny was given a microphone and a stand but did not speak to the crowd. While some reports painted the picture of an unprepared White House , the event appeared to go smoothly, though it was a notably less showy affair than previous Easter Egg Rolls.

World Sharks C Joe Thornton needs ACL surgery before free agency
Author: 0 Sharks C Joe Thornton needs ACL surgery before free agency

SAN JOSE , Calif. (AP) - After a more than a decade-long playoff drought in Edmonton, the Oilers are in no hurry to leave the NHL's postseason party. Another power play opportunity with four and a half minutes to go in the third would give the Sharks one last chance to send the game to overtime, but a missed shot would bounce off of the Edmonton crossbar and end the hopes of San Jose forcing a game seven in Edmonton.

World Chelsea Cruise Past Saints To Close In On Title
Author: 0 Chelsea Cruise Past Saints To Close In On Title

With their 4-2 victory Chelsea have now moved seven points clear at the top of the table, putting the pressure on second-placed Tottenham, who will be facing Crystal Palace tonight at Selhurst Park. "I was confident because I was seeing the team have a great will and a great desire to win". These are the most important things for us. The hosts were evidently rattled, Sofiane Boufal and Bertrand's raids down their right a particular concern, before Kante unfurled a lesser-spotted side of ...

Author: 0 United Airlines investigates death of giant rabbit on UK flight

Simon was three feet long and on his way to eclipsing his fathers record as the world's largest bunny, according to NBC News . His breeder said the continental giant rabbit , the offspring of Darius , the Guinness World Record holder for the world's longest rabbit , was in ideal health before the trip.

Author: 0 Syrian Kurds seek US-led coalition air cover

On Tuesday, Turkish planes bombed Kurdish targets in Iraq's Sinjar region and northeast Syria , killing about 70 militants inside the two neighboring states, according to a Turkish military statement. The Syrian Kurdish forces denounced Tuesday's strikes on their positions as "treacherous", accusing Turkey of undermining the anti-terrorism fight.

World Etihad chief regrets Alitalia staff vote to reject plan
Author: 0 Etihad chief regrets Alitalia staff vote to reject plan

Alitalia says had staff backed the new labour deal it would have unlocked a €2 billion recapitalisation - including €900 million in new finances - that would have enabled it to relaunch the company. Premier Paolo Gentiloni has said without a deal, Alitalia won't survive. Italian press reports said Alitalia directors would meet on Tuesday to ask the state to establish a "special administration" for a possible takeover or liquidation.

World How the 'Facebook Killer' Was Caught Thanks to Quick-Thinking McDonald's Workers
Author: 0 How the 'Facebook Killer' Was Caught Thanks to Quick-Thinking McDonald's Workers

The owner-operator of the McDonald's restaurant where an eagle-eyed employee spotted Ohio Facebook killer Steve Stephens says he couldn't be prouder. He was a father of 10 and grandfather of 14. The video of Godwin's death remained on Facebook for more than two hours. Police were starting to get out of their cruisers when "I heard a shot".

World France's 11 presidential hopefuls stake out positions on TV
Author: 0 France's 11 presidential hopefuls stake out positions on TV

Le Pen dismissed as "folly" government statements that France, which has been subjected to multiple deadly attacks in recent years, must be prepared to live with the threat of terrorism. Ms. May, who took office in July after an internal Conservative Party leadership race, wants the election to increase her majority in Parliament and consolidate her power.

Author: 0 French Intelligence: Assad Forces Carried Out Sarin Attack

Samples of the chemical compound were collected from the scene of the attack in Khan Sheikhun town. The April 15 attack killed almost 130 people, including over 60 children. "Although the Syrian government promotes the SSRC as a civilian research center, 'its activities focus substantively on the development of biological and chemical weapons, ' US officials said".

World Harry Styles Announces Week-Long Takeover of James Corden's Late Show
Author: 0 Harry Styles Announces Week-Long Takeover of James Corden's Late Show

After Harry's visit was announced, the hashtag #LateLateStyles rocketed to the number one trending topic worldwide on Twitter . 'Sure, you wanna stay at mine?' James , 38, kindly offers. Corden jokes around with Harry and demands that he not invite any house guests. Now that he's got the British crooner alone, there are definitely going to be some surprises in the works.

Author: 0 ES Views Letter of the Day: Election won't hurt UK-France alliance

In comments on French television translated by BBC , Ms Le Pen announced she will now be "above partisan considerations". Mr Macron, 39, is confident of winning the second round of the presidential election on May 7, but would be powerless to implement his centrist pro-European programme without the backing of his own MPs.

World Trump, Patriots fight back against White House attendance photos
Author: 0 Trump, Patriots fight back against White House attendance photos

It came after the Patriots said the delegation that attended was about the same size, but that this time around members of the football staff were seated. Hightower said he had "been there, done that", after he visited the White House as a member of Alabama's national championship team in 2012. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft stands next to President Trump aboard Air Force One in Palm Beach, Fla., on March 19, 2017.

World Turkey electoral board rejects request to annul referendum
Author: 0 Turkey electoral board rejects request to annul referendum

Opposition parties had called on the electoral board to annul Sunday's referendum, which was narrowly won by the "Yes" camp, because unstamped ballot papers were included in the vote count. A prosecutor will now consider whether to press charges against Guven. Mr Erdogan told supporters that Turkey did not "see, hear or acknowledge the politically motivated reports" of the monitors.

World Jadhav case: India hands over mother's appeal to Pak
Author: 0 Jadhav case: India hands over mother's appeal to Pak

Army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor last week said consular access can not be given to Jadhav because he is a spy. Telangana Cyber Warriors has claimed that it has infected the network of a government hospital in Karachi whereas The Kerala Cyber Warriors hacked the website of Pakistan Academy for Rural Development with its main page demanding "justice for Kulbhushan Jadhav Ji".

World Some Ivanka Trump Clothes Rebranded 'Adrienne Vittadini'
Author: 0 Some Ivanka Trump Clothes Rebranded 'Adrienne Vittadini'

G-III said the name change occurred "without the knowledge or consent of the Ivanka Trump organisation". The company added in a statement: "G-III has already begun to take corrective actions, including facilitating the immediate removal of any mistakenly labeled merchandise from its customer".

Author: 0 Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

Under the agreement, the US would take up to 1,250 refugees that Australia houses in detention camps on the Pacific island nations of Nauru and Papua New Guinea. In return, Australia would resettle refugees from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. "We will honour this agreement out of respect to this enormously important alliance", Pence, who is now on a visit to Sydney , said on Saturday (22 April).

World Kids Hunt for Extra Special Easter Eggs at 'Eggcessable' Easter Egg Hunt
Author: 0 Kids Hunt for Extra Special Easter Eggs at 'Eggcessable' Easter Egg Hunt

As for that Easter egg hunt, more than 250,000 eggs were used, and when it is all done and over with, they will all be tossed in bins and reused for next year. When the kids found all the eggs, they got into teams of two and played egg toss. The event also had beeping eggs for the visually-impaired children.

Author: 0 Pence says US will honor refugee deal

North Korea, the war in Syria and trade are all expected to be discussed during United States vice president Mike Pence's whirlwind weekend visit to Australia. Australia has fought alongside the U.S.in every major conflict since World War I, and is one of the largest contributors to the US -led military campaign in Iraq and Syria.