Inflated By OPEC, Crude Oil Holds Near 4-year High

Only Russia now produces more , at nearly 11 million bpd. "Looks like OPEC is at it again", he wrote . U.S. President Donald Trump has already indicated he holds OPEC responsible for rising oil prices via a message on his Twitter accoun... More..

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East Area Rapist Suspect Identified, Arrested
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

East Area Rapist Suspect Identified, Arrested

Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, was arrested in Sacramento County on Tuesday on suspicion of murder in two of the unsolved cases, according to The Daily Beast . The suspected serial killer is believed to have raped...More..

County jobless rate drops to 3 percent
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

County jobless rate drops to 3 percent

Payroll employment growth remained significantly higher over the year, with businesses adding around 3,210 jobs (+4.1%). The County saw major losses over the year in government jobs with corresponding gains i...More..

Chimamanda Adichie 'Upset' With Hillary Clinton's 'Wife' Bio
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Chimamanda Adichie 'Upset' With Hillary Clinton's 'Wife' Bio

News Agency of Nigeria reports that Adichie, who is a renowned feminist fighting for the equality of male and female genders, asked the question at a PEN World Voices Festival lecture. 'You know who I think sh...More..

Insiders on the special election, Senate balance of power
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Insiders on the special election, Senate balance of power

Republicans will retain control of the Senate at least through the end of the current legislative session in June. These were the first state elections in NY since actress and activist Cynthia Nixon announced a...More..

Imran Khan's Third Wife Returns To Maternal Home After Dispute
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Imran Khan's Third Wife Returns To Maternal Home After Dispute

Is Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's marriage in trouble, again? Pakpatan district is known for the shrine of Baba Farid Ganj Shakar and Imran Khan had reportedly started meeting Bushra in ea...More..

Toronto Police Officer Draws Praise For Refusing To Shoot Van-Rammer Suspect
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Toronto Police Officer Draws Praise For Refusing To Shoot Van-Rammer Suspect

Mr. Minassian was arrested after a brief confrontation with a police officer in the street. Alek Minassian was charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murde...More..

Third Brexit defeat for May as Cabinet tensions mount
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Third Brexit defeat for May as Cabinet tensions mount

David Davis has admitted the United Kingdom could push back the moment it leaves the EU - but said he would regard any need to extend the customs union membership as "a failure". Both are highly important fo...More..

PDP leader Ghulam Nabi Patel shot dead by terrorists in J&K's Pulwama
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

PDP leader Ghulam Nabi Patel shot dead by terrorists in J&K's Pulwama

Patel was travelling in his vehicle when he was attacked by the men. Patel's two personal security officers also sustained injuries . Reports by PTI informed that Gani was shot at by the militants in Pingl...More..

Verdict expected in submarine death of Swedish journalist
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Verdict expected in submarine death of Swedish journalist

The verdict is expected about noon, Irish time. The case has gripped Denmark ever since Wall failed to return from a trip on Madsen's self-built Nautilus submarine on August 10. The cause of death has never b...More..

Ashkenazi chief rabbi says Germany must protect kippa-wearing Jews
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Ashkenazi chief rabbi says Germany must protect kippa-wearing Jews

According to Schuster, the safety of adherents of the Jewish faith could no longer be guaranteed in light of recent incidents of violence motivated by antisemitism in Germany. His remarks come ahead of the "B...More..

Inuka the world's 'only tropical polar bear' has died at Singapore Zoo
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Inuka the world's 'only tropical polar bear' has died at Singapore Zoo

But in recent years he had suffered age-related ailments including arthritis, and an examination at the start of this month revealed his health was failing markedly. SPH Foundation, the charity arm of SPH, took...More..

Finland will not expand its groundbreaking basic income trial
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Finland will not expand its groundbreaking basic income trial

Under the radical experiment, recipients were told they were free to spend the money on anything they choose, did not need to prove they were looking for work and would still receive the basic income even if th...More..

Ukraine moves up a notch in press freedom ranking
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Ukraine moves up a notch in press freedom ranking

The U.S. government states that Taiwan's press freedom has partially been marred by the growing influence of Chinese enterprises or government. Rebecca Vincent, UK bureau director of RSF, said that Britain's ...More..

Very hard to portray someone's life on screen: Rajkumar Hirani on 'Sanju'
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Very hard to portray someone's life on screen: Rajkumar Hirani on 'Sanju'

As filmmakers, we are all greedy for content and Sanju was fearless enough to allow me to tell his story my way. I keep reminding myself that it is just a bend, not the end. Writer Abhijat Joshi said, "With ...More..

Modi to spearhead BJP poll campaign in Karnataka from May 1
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Modi to spearhead BJP poll campaign in Karnataka from May 1

Chief-minister Siddaramaiah , a law graduate, is sending a strong message about the Congress' chances for a second straight win by contesting from two seats: Chamundeshwari and Badami. However, BJP leaders a...More..

Filing of nominations ends for Karnataka polls
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Filing of nominations ends for Karnataka polls

BJP has recognised his decision to contest a second seat in Badami as a sign of weakness and fielded Bellary strongman B Sreeramulu to ensure a tough fight. "So Im contesting", he added. With almost 40 per ce...More..

Karnataka Assembly poll: Many shocks and surprises as nomination ends
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Karnataka Assembly poll: Many shocks and surprises as nomination ends

The elections in the state will be held on May 12 and result will be out on May 15. Two opinion polls have indicated a hung assembly in the May 12 assembly elections in Karnataka , with the Bharatiya Janata...More..

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah: Congress will come back to power
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah: Congress will come back to power

As the curtains came down, there was a last day rush with over 1,730 nominations filed yesterday, according to State electoral authorities. The expected presence of PM and CMs of BJP ruled States in Kedarnath t...More..

Cabinet decisions: JK brings in death penalty for child rape
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Cabinet decisions: JK brings in death penalty for child rape

An official spokesman said that the Cabinet, which met at the Civil Secretariat in Jammu , approved the Jammu and Kashmir Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance , 2018 and the Jammu and Kashmir Protection o...More..

Appeals Court Sides With States Over Fuel Economy Standards
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Appeals Court Sides With States Over Fuel Economy Standards

When the Trump Administration announced last July that it would cancel the increase, NY state sued, and yesterday a federal appeals court sided with the state and allowed the increase to stand, according to ...More..

U.S. backflip on Australian Ambassador appointment
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

U.S. backflip on Australian Ambassador appointment

That hearing was postponed indefinitely. The sources spoke on condition of anonymity. President Donald Trump nominated Harris in February to become Australia's next ambassador. Still, Harris's nomination to...More..

Qld honours service women on Anzac Day
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Qld honours service women on Anzac Day

Brigadier Peter Moore told the crowd that Anzac Day was about remembering and honouring those who have served their country. "Female veterans do not want to be different, we want to be viewed the same - as ve...More..

Coinbase Bans WikiLeaks Shop From Its Platform
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Coinbase Bans WikiLeaks Shop From Its Platform "Without Notice Or Explanation"

Coinbase emphasized that it is "legally obligated to implement regulatory compliance mechanisms" under the US Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, with which the exchange is regis...More..

China reassures Pakistan of firm relations prior to Modi's Beijing tour
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

China reassures Pakistan of firm relations prior to Modi's Beijing tour

Sources said that the summit is not the platform where the two leaders will discuss specific issues like the United Nations ban on Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group chief Masood Azhar and tick of...More..

BSY's son won't contest against Siddaramaiah Jr
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

BSY's son won't contest against Siddaramaiah Jr

Experts said the former Chief Minister pulled his son out of the contest after realising that political wind is not blowing in favour of the BJP in Varuna. But it was announced by Yeddyurappa that he would ...More..

Supreme Court to hear arguments in Texas gerrymanding case
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Supreme Court to hear arguments in Texas gerrymanding case

The court will hear oral arguments Tuesday on a case in which Texas lawmakers are accused of drawing state legislative and congressional maps that discriminated against black and Latino voters. In 2013, w...More..

Mizoram Panel Recommends 7th Pay Commission Implementation
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Mizoram Panel Recommends 7th Pay Commission Implementation

Following the implementation of the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission , the basic pay of Central government employees went up from Rs 7,000 to Rs 18,000 per month based on the fitment factor of 2.57, a...More..

Quake in southeast Turkey injures 13
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Quake in southeast Turkey injures 13

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake, which struck at 0034 GMT, had a magnitude of 5.2 and occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.21 miles). Earlier, Adiyaman Governor Nurullah Naci Kalkan...More..

Trump increasingly using personal cellphone to contact outside advisers
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Trump increasingly using personal cellphone to contact outside advisers

The senior White House official said Trump "is talking to all sorts of people on it", noting Trump's barrage of private calls is a "recent development". "We have learned from one White House official I spoke wi...More..

Iranian generals: Israel is 'living in the dragon's mouth'
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Iranian generals: Israel is 'living in the dragon's mouth'

Iran and Israel traded blame on Sunday for an unprecedented, weeks-long surge in hostilities between their forces over Syria but played down prospects of a spillover into war. Their exact locations on the map a...More..

Malaysia releases images of suspects in Palestinian's murder
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Malaysia releases images of suspects in Palestinian's murder

The Embassy of Palestine in Kuala Lumpur will continue to make every effort to bring home to Gaza the remains of Dr Fadi Mohammed Al Batsh, despite the objections being raised by Israel. Hamas did not disclos...More..

The NFL Draft is full of possibilities
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The NFL Draft is full of possibilities

Case Keenum, who wasn't even drafted, took the Vikings to the NFC championship game. Bleacher Report's Matt Miller set a range for each of the top five QBs in this year's draft. Can he throw the ball in the...More..

by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Notable Moving Stock: The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG)

The North Carolina-based Wedge Cap Mngmt L LP Nc has invested 0.28% in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc . Oppenheimer maintained Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: HIG ) for 4.80M shares. The Hartford (...More..

Alfie surviving after life-sustaining treatment turned off 'a miracle'
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Alfie surviving after life-sustaining treatment turned off 'a miracle'

Judges have heard that Alfie, born on May 9 2016, is in a "semi-vegetative state" and has a degenerative neurological condition that doctors have not definitively diagnosed. "It's not changing his breathing but...More..