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Normal April weather conditions to return this week after brilliant weekend

Normal April weather conditions to return this week after brilliant weekend East northeast wind 3 to 7 miles per hour. This all happens under partly-mostly sunny skies. Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Tuesday night: A 40 percent chance of showers, low around 38. Another storm system will bring a round of showers and thunderstorms to the Tulsa metro Tuesday night . North winds will begin to increase for western Kansas during the afternoon. [Full Article...]

Theresa May's Irish border plans 'annihilated' in Brussels

Theresa May's Irish border plans 'annihilated' in Brussels Mrs May will reportedly gather her "war cabinet" for weekly meetings as she tries to figure out a new solution to the border and customs union issues. Speaking at the Policy Exchange think tank in London, Rogers said the economic solution was not regarded as "a runner" on the other side of the Channel, because of May's insistence on leaving the single market and customs union. [Full Article...]

Naroda Patiya riot case: Maya Kodnani acquitted, Babu Bajrangi's conviction

Naroda Patiya riot case: Maya Kodnani acquitted, Babu Bajrangi's conviction The trial court had sentenced Bajrangi to life imprisonment till death. While Kodnani had maintained that she had been falsely implicated in the case , the High Court, reportedly observed that the witnesses were "not reliable". The special court was set up to hear the Supreme Court-commissioned special investigation team's probe of the Naroda Patiya massacre, where 97 died. [Full Article...]

PM to visit China on April 27-28

PM to visit China on April 27-28 Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet in central China this week, Beijing announced on Sunday, as the Asian powers work to improve strained ties. PM Modi is also scheduled to visit Qingdao in north-eastern China, near the Korean peninsula, in June for the SCO summit. China-India trade turnover in 2017 rose by 18.63 percent year-on-year to hit 84.44 bill... [Full Article...]

Jordan condemns Yemen's Houthi missile attack on Saudi Arabia

Jordan condemns Yemen's Houthi missile attack on Saudi Arabia At least 46 people were wounded in the attack, 30 of them children, the official added. Col. Turki Al-Malki, spokesman of the Coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen, said that the missiles were launched deliberately from Saada governorate of Yemen to target densely populated civilian areas of Jazan. [Full Article...]

In bumpy road to confirmation, Pompeo faces committee vote

In bumpy road to confirmation, Pompeo faces committee vote The White House pressured senators to endorse Pompeo, now the Central Intelligence Agency director, with Trump blasting Democrats as "obstructionists" and his spokeswoman Sarah Sanders accusing them of playing "political games" with the crucial cabinet post. [Full Article...]

Armenian opposition continues protests against ex-president becoming new PM

Armenian opposition continues protests against ex-president becoming new PM Led by opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan , various parties and civil groups took to the streets. I was wrong . The situation that has taken shape has several solutions, but I will not resort to any of them. Pressure on the 63-year-old to quit had increased sharply on Monday when unarmed soldiers in the capital Yerevan joined the anti-government protests, which first erupted on April 13. [Full Article...]

Mnuchin Considering Visit to China to Discuss Trade Practices

Mnuchin Considering Visit to China to Discuss Trade Practices The IMFC, the main advisory panel for the IMF, is composed of ministers and central bank governors from about two-dozen countries, including the United States and China . China has threatened retaliation against USA exports if Washington pushes ahead with the tariffs. Secretary Mnuchin indicated he is now involved in a "dialogue" with the Chinese government to resolve the trade dispute. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government moving forward as one on Brexit plans: PM May's spokesman

United Kingdom government moving forward as one on Brexit plans: PM May's spokesman MPs are set to debate the Government's Brexit Trade Bill this week ahead of a key vote in May. Peers voted on Wednesday in favour of an amendment to the flagship EU Withdrawal Bill which would seek to maintain the possibility that Britain might stay in a form of customs union. [Full Article...]

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 92nd birthday

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 92nd birthday Queen Elizabeth's official birthday this year came on the tails of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, which brought the leaders of the 53 Commonwealth countries together in England. Addressing the Queen, he first referred to her as "Your Majesty", before switching to the more familiar "Mummy", prompting the monarch to roll her eyes and smile. [Full Article...]

Saudi police: Riyadh's shooting targeted toy drone

Saudi police: Riyadh's shooting targeted toy drone The statement followed unconfirmed videos on social media that appeared to show heavy volleys of gunfire in that neighbourhood, triggering speculation of a possible coup attempt. Huthi rebels have repeatedly fired missiles into Saudi territory, including the capital Riyadh . Saud al-Qahtani-a media adviser to the royal court, praised the sports authority's immediate action, saying on Twitter th... [Full Article...]

President Trump's latest mantra on Robert Mueller's probe: Wrap it up

President Trump's latest mantra on Robert Mueller's probe: Wrap it up The Washington Post reported late Friday that Trump was furious at Rosenstein's approval of the Cohen raid and that Sessions called White House counsel Donald McGahn and requested details of an April 12 meeting between Trump and Rosenstein at the White House. [Full Article...]

Haley Fires Back At Suggestion She Was Confused About Russia Sanctions

Haley Fires Back At Suggestion She Was Confused About Russia Sanctions Fortunately, Haley was quick to put Kudlow and the rest in their place: "With all due respect, I don't get confused". Haley, he said , "got ahead of the curve". He also said that he was convinced Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump would not allow an armed confrontation between their two countries, RIA reported . [Full Article...]

Syrian Forces Retake Town After Rebels Depart

Syrian Forces Retake Town After Rebels Depart Global inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) who arrived in Damascus almost a week ago were still waiting early on Friday to visit the site of the suspected poison gas attack. Russian Federation and Assad's government deny this. The army has put military pressure on rebels in Eastern Qalamoun to start negotiations to withdraw, the Syrian Observatory fo... [Full Article...]

BJP, Congress cross swords over Justice Loya verdict

The Finance Minister argued that BJP president Amit Shah "had no role in (the) Sohrabuddin Case". "Courts are not the place to settle business or political rivalry which has to be fought in markets or elections", the bench said. Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Gandhi scion had on Thursday said the truth will finally catch up with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief. [Full Article...]

'Smallville' actress Allison Mack arrested for alleged role in sex trafficking case

'Smallville' actress Allison Mack arrested for alleged role in sex trafficking case Allison Mack was charged with sex trafficking after U.S. prosecutors said she worked as a slave "master" recruiting women to a group led by a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru to the stars. The charges are in connection with their involvement in NXIVM ("Nexium"), a group started by Raniere that claims its mission is "to raise human awareness, foster an ethical humanitarian civili... [Full Article...]

Rwanda to host Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 2020

Rwanda to host Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 2020 Such a decision Commonwealth leaders approved on Friday at Windsor castle, reports Sky News , citing sources, writes the Chronicle.info with reference on the European truth. He continued, "By doing so, the Commonwealth can be a cornerstone for the lives of future generations, just as it has been for so many of us". The British government has backed Charles, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin ... [Full Article...]

Natural disaster in Canada shakes parts of MI

Natural disaster in Canada shakes parts of MI Few people in heavily populated areas nearby reported feeling the temblor, perhaps owing to its depth of 11 miles. Earthquakes are rare in the midwest region, but they do happen every now and then. "I was startled, the floors started shaking, it sounded like a train or I thought my furnace was about to blow up", she wrote in an email. Many went to Twitter to share their thoughts - from surpr... [Full Article...]

Huge WW2 bomb sends shockwaves in Berlin

Huge WW2 bomb sends shockwaves in Berlin In the centre of Berlin , near the main train station, Friday, April 20, to evacuate people in connection with the operation to neutralize bomb during the Second world war, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent. Past year some 60,000 people were evacuated from their homes in Frankfurt after a massive bomb dropped by Britain's Royal Air Force was unearthed. The bomb was ... [Full Article...]

Pompeo faces unprecedented Senate opposition for top United States diplomat spot

Pompeo faces unprecedented Senate opposition for top United States diplomat spot Bob Menendez of New Jersey, became the latest to announce his opposition, raising concern that Pompeo failed, in their private conversation, to disclose his recent trip to North Korea to meet with President Kim Jong Un . The White House, alarmed about his chances, held a conference call on Wednesday to tout his public service record, and repeat praise from Democrats for him for his commitment t... [Full Article...]


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