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More than 1 000 Palestinian prisoners begin hunger strike

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Barghouti, a leader of the 2000 Palestinian uprising, is serving five life terms after being convicted by an Israeli court of directing two shooting attacks and a bombing that killed five people, including three Israelis. In recent years, previous Palestinian hunger strikers in Israeli custody have come close to death and had to be hospitalized. The Palestinian National Council, the legislative body of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, and Hamas have expressed their support to the strike. Read More »

National Hockey League playoffs: Predators blank Blackhawks again

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While the first two games between the Bruins and Senators featured scoreless first periods, Monday's tilt finally saw Ottawa break through in the opening stanza. "We're looking to start the right way - like we finished (Saturday) - and hopefully play well enough to win the game". After a scoreless first period, Ottawa fell behind on a controversial Drew Stafford goal that was reviewed to see if Boston was offside on the play. Read More »

Jakarta governor election results

The incumbent, Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama is now on trial after allegedly insulting the Quran and hundreds of thousands protested against him in Jakarta , deriding his Chinese ancestry and calling for him to be imprisoned or killed. Ahok, Jakarta's first Christian governor in 50 years, had won praise for his no-nonsense approach in managing a sprawling city of 9.6 million that faces numerous, seemingly insurmountable infrastructural problems. Read More »

Thai police: Attacks kill 2 suspected insurgents in south

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A series of 18 synchronized attacks on Thai police and security forces occurred in southern provinces of Narathiwat, Pattani and Songkhla on Wednesday between 7:00-10:30 p.m. It's believed the two people killed were insurgents whose explosives detonated unexpectedly. As of Wednesday evening, no group had claimed responsibility. Read More »

Pope invokes refugees, immigrants in Easter sermon

Tens of thousands of faithful, tourists and Romans gathered at St Peter's Square on April 16 in the Vatican City as Pope Francis celebrated Easter Sunday Mass and delivered the " Urbi et Orbi " - his Easter message "to the city and to the world" - from the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica. Read More »

Britain's May wins parliament's backing for June 8 snap election

May's Conservatives now hold 330 of the 650 seats in the House of Commons. She will likely get it, since Labour has welcomed the early election. "A Prime Minister who can not be trusted", said Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. The United Kingdom will have no say in the process. Even on a level playing field (and it won't be one) they'd still stand no chance: they're miles behind on the economy, serious difficulties in the NHS haven't yet fed through electorally, and Labour is seen as ... Read More »

À J-6, le ton se durcit nettement — Présidentielle

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Talonnés par Jean-Luc Mélenchon et François Fillon , Emmanuel Macron et Marine Le Pen cherchent à recréer une dynamique porteuse. Macron, candidat d'En Marche!, tient son plus grand meeting de campagne lundi après-midi dans une salle de 20.000 places, proche du ministère de l'Économie où il a exercé pendant deux ans avant quitter le gouvernement socialiste pour se lancer dans la campagne. Read More »

Plenty for Mercedes to consider at F1 Bahrain test

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Mercedes' pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas struggled for pace with a tyre pressure issue on Sunday while it is accepted Ferrari have a general advantage in high temperatures - where the relationship between vehicle and tyre alters. Fernando Alonso, who will be replaced by Jenson Button next month in Monaco as he heads for the Indianapolis 500, publicly berated the lack of pace from his Honda engine throughout Sunday's race before a problem forced him to retire for the third time in as many grands ... Read More »

Chinese Military Prepares for New Cyber Focus, Streamlined Force

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Xi's call for building "new-type" fighting capabilities of the world's largest military came as Beijing prepares to counter the United States deployment of Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) interceptor missiles in South Korea, whose powerful radars could see through most of the part of China including its missile development programme. Read More »

Facebook killer's mother says he 'snapped'

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The statement goes on to say that work continues to fill in the gaps between the time of the Cleveland shooting Easter Sunday and the apparent suicide late Tuesday morning. She mentioned his Facebook posts and Stephens claimed to have killed 14 people. Byes said the whole situation was scary and that she's glad it has come to an end, for the sake of her community and everyone involved in the case. Read More »

Attentat de Dortmund : le suspect islamiste mis hors de cause

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Les mesures de sécurité ont été renforcées pour l'occasion. Le patron de la police criminelle locale, Dieter Schürmann, a dès lors souligné que la "situation était prise très au sérieux" car aucune piste n'a jusqu'ici permis de déterminer qui sont les auteurs de l'attaque. Read More »

Fresno Shooter Charged With Four Counts Of Murder

He's expected to be charged with four counts of murder in the killings Tuesday and in the slaying last week of 25-year-old motel security guard Carl Williams. Lieutenant Mark Hudson, a police spokesperson, told foreign media the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been contacted about the killings and it was too early to say whether they were terror-related. Read More »

Slow down for Anzac Day

During Operation Go Slow, senior police are urging drivers to slow down. Double demerit points will be enforced during the operation. "This indicates that many people simply don't care about putting their own and others lives at risk", Asst Comm Corboy said. Read More »

Syria says will restore rule in evacuated towns

He said: "Clearly our view is that the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end and they have again brought this on themselves with their conduct in the war over these past few years". Trump, in the past, has called Assad "evil" and "an animal". The attack is the latest diplomatic flashpoint between the West and Russian Federation, which backs Syrian dictator Assad, whom the Americans blame for gassing a rebel-held town and killing scores of people, including more than 30 children. Read More »

Trumps celebrate Easter Egg Roll at White House

The egg rolling event, which dates back to 1878, was smaller than previous years - down from the 35,000 people who got tickets last year - but retained such activities as a reading nook where messages can be sent to USA troops. Melania tweeted Friday before the event. In a few months, Melania Trump and her son, Barron , will put their suitcases in the White House, the official residence of Donald Trump, the current President of the United States. Read More »

Renewed Appeal After Man Is Washed Up In Bray

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Description of clothes-green and brown camouflage jacket; blue jeans and black runner boots. He was also found with a brown and green camouflage rucksack and a pair of glasses. Gardai urged anyone with information to contact officers in Bray on 01-6665300, or to use the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or call to any other station. Read More »

Fox News addresses O'Reilly exit on air

O'Reilly has lost his job at Fo. O'Reilly's viewership spiked in the days following an April 2 New York Times report on the harassment allegations. Dana Perino, who has been filling in for O'Reilly since he announced an extended break earlier this month, announced that he was no longer with the network, adding: "We know you, his loyal viewers, will have a lot of feelings about it". Read More »

USA releases footage of 'mother of all bombs' being dropped

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Trump described the Afghanistan bombing as "another very, very successful mission". The official added that the president has told the Joint Chiefs of Staff that they have the authority to take necessary actions to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and that this was the right ordinance to use on the target to achieve the desired effect. Read More »

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc (BFAM) Director Sells $474819.18 in Stock

Bright Horizons manages child care centers for corporations, hospitals, universities and government agencies The Company operates primarily in North America, Europe and India. On average, equities research analysts expect that Bright Horizons Family Solutions will post $2.55 EPS for the current year. If you are viewing this news story on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States and worldwide trademark and copyright legislation. Read More »

Paul Manafort is registering with the U.S. government as a foreign agent

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Manafort reportedly led lobbying efforts on behalf of the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine, a front group for former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych , in the United States from 2010 to 2014. Another former Trump administration official is likely going to register as a foreign agent. Regardless, according to the Associated Press , Manafort is considering registering as a foreign agent. Read More »

After scrapping 457 visa, Aus unveils tougher citizenship laws

Australia is to scrap its skilled 457 visa programme which has allowed tens of thousands of Irish workers to immigrate to the country in recent years. In an extension of changes first proposed by the Rudd government nine years ago , the test will be expanded from one of predominantly general knowledge to include "meaningful questions that assess an applicant's understanding of, and commitment to, our shared values and responsibilities". Read More »

Facebook's Vision on Reality

With the AR Studio tool, developers and artists build animated frames, masks and effects that can be used during Live broadcasts to add animated frame, masks and effects to video. New integrations with Facebook's Workplace offering are also aimed at making it easier for users to collaborate using third-party applications such as Microsoft Office, Box, or Salesforce . Read More »

Pence says USA stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

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The missile was launched from Sinpo, a port city in eastern North Korea, according to a South Korean defense official . SHOW OF FORCE The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the Sunda Strait between the Indonesian Islands of Java and Sumatra on April 15, 2017 after the US Navy announced it had sent a carrier-led strike group to the Korean peninsula in a show of force against North Korea's "reckless" nuclear weapons program. Read More »