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Swedish media name Stockholm truck attack suspect


Police have described the suspect as an Islamic State group sympathiser who had gone underground in Sweden after his residency permit application was rejected past year. City officials have had to relocate thousands of flowers left at a makeshift memorial for the dead, after an aluminium fence outside the targeted Ahlens department store was overwhelmed with tributes and threatened to collapse. Read More »

U.S. 'disappointed' at Russia's Syria stance


This raises a fundamental question about US aims in the Syrian war: If the two most powerful groups in Syria are both unacceptable, what outcome is the USA seeking? Rouhani called for "an independent commission" by "impartial countries" into the claims. Read More »

Rep. Jason Chaffetz will not seek re-election

Chaffetz said on his Facebook page that he had consulted with his family and decided that he would not be a candidate for any office in 2018 and would return to the private sector when his term ends in January of 2019. But he insisted he was "confident" he would have easily won reelection, and that he has "no doubt" a Republican will represent the district. After more than 1,500 nights away from my home, it is time. Read More »

Fadnavis stops using red beacon on official vehicle


The red beacon was visibly absent from the top of his vehicle. Meanwhile, state Congress president and former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan welcomed the decision to end the VIP culture, saying that it was a good decision. A senior Army officer in Pune said, "The cars of high-ranking officers of the three services have red beacon, but at present they are used only in the case when there is some kind of emergency". Read More »

112 killed in bomb attack on Syria evacuees


The government and rebels disagreed over the number of gunmen to be evacuated, leaving the buses stuck. The convoy of buses, which were parked at the time, was carrying thousands of people from two regime-held but rebel-besieged villages in northwestern Syria, state-run media reported. Read More »

Le palais présidentiel sera reconstruit — Haïti


Les images des larges coupoles blanches effondrées sur les colonnes néoclassiques ont fait le tour du monde et symbolisé l'ampleur du désastre qui a touché le pays le plus pauvre de la Caraïbes, il y a plus de sept ans. Une commission d'ingénieurs et architectes a été installée ce mercredi pour travailler à ce chantier de reconstruction dont le coût n'a pas encore été estimé. Read More »

Apple promises to stop mining for rare-earth materials

Apple plans to one day stop mining the earth for rare minerals and metals and start using 100 percent recycled materials for its products. The chief reason cited for the shift is the affect electronics manufacturing is having on the planet. Read More »

UEFA hit back at Borussia Dortmund and Thomas Tuchel


The match was rescheduled for Wednesday, which Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel was disappointed about after the manager and players were not consulted, a game that the hosts lost 3-2. Commenting on the mood in the camp ahead of the game, Tuchel added: "We left it open to every player if he wants to play". We wanted to clearly express that terrorism and hatred should never be allowed to determine how we behave. Read More »

Ivanka Trump: First Daughter 'risks breaking the law' over China links


Even in the wake of boycotts and several US retailers such as Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and Burlington Coat Factory pulling Ivanka's brand earlier this year, her company has been thriving. But the focus on this aspect of Ivanka Trump's role dangerously obscures something else that is at least as important about her: her conduct inside the White House is vexed by the same controversial conflicts of interest plaguing the president himself. Read More »

Bill O'Reilly is Officially Out at Fox News Channel

Just hours after shaking hands with Pope Francis , he was sacked from Fox News amid sexual harassment allegations. Since then, more than 50 advertisers had abandoned his show, and women's rights groups called for his ouster. By that time , the news had already generated considerable coverage on Fox's primary cable news competitors, CNN and MSNBC. Even if there's some disruption in ad rates or spots, he said, there's a "massive backstop" in those payments, which are long-term deals. Read More »

Bachar Al-Assad : "L'attaque chimique est une fabrication à 100% de l'Occident"


Tillerson a de son côté dit souhaiter un échange " ouvert, franc et sincère", destiné à " davantage clarifier les objectifs et intérêts communs " et les " nettes différences " dans l'approche des deux pays sur les principaux dossiers. Le vote était prévu hier à 19H00 GMT mais, selon des diplomates, la Russie devrait utiliser son droit de veto . Pour la huitième fois, la Russie oppose un refus au conseil de sécurité à une résolution sur la Syrie . Read More »

Evacuations in New Zealand as Cyclone Cook nears

The storm appeared this morning to be skirting the main city of Auckland, where authorities had earlier anxious it could cause major problems. Just days into the recovery efforts from heavy rainfall and flooding resulting from the remnants of ex-Cyclone Debbie, New Zealand is bracing for another severe weather event. Read More »

Apple to start trial assembly of iPhones in India from next month

To brief it out, Apple sought tax exemptions on the procurement of components for assembling and fix units for a tenure of 15 years which Nirmala Sitharaman (Union Minister of Commerce and Industry) denied claiming it to be not feasible and fair to other handset manufacturers in India which have been following the norm without any extra privileges. Read More »

Prison that housed Hernandez has had troubles


The suicide announcement came five days after a Boston jury acquitted Hernandez on Good Friday in the drive-by shooting murders of two men he had encountered in a night club in 2012. Hernandez was convicted and sentenced to life in prison. "Mr. Hernandez hanged himself utilising a bed sheet that he attached to his cell window", the state corrections commission said in a statement. Read More »

Dutton weighs in on Manus Island shooting

Peter Dutton has weighed in on why PNG Defence personnel may have opened fire on Good Friday, saying three asylum seekers were spotted leading a five-year-old boy towards the immigration centre. The explanation differs significantly from that put forward by the PNG Defence Force and Manus Island's provincial police commander, David Yapu. "Rocks were allegedly thrown by the asylum seekers and shots fired by the members of the Naval base", it read. Read More »

Angleterre: les clubs anglais perdent de l'argent malgré des revenus records


La Premier League est donc de retour dans le rouge après deux saisons de profits en 2013-2014 et 2014-2015. Ce bond en avant tient à la participation des Reds à la très lucrative Ligue des Champions mais aussi à la phénoménale capacité du club mancunien à attirer des partenaires commerciaux, fort de son exposition planétaire, tout particulièrement en Asie. Read More »

Fox News fans outraged over ouster of Bill O'Reilly

It referred to O'Reilly's series of best-selling books on the deaths of major historical figures. While the broadcaster was not well-liked inside the network, he was viewed as invincible. Yet the allegations against O'Reilly fit into an uncomfortable narrative for the cable news network. The U.S. Attorney's office in NY is investigating how 21st Century Fox handled the Roger Ailes scandal. Read More »

Green Investment Bank sold to Macquarie

Announcing the sale, Hurd said: "GIB has been a real success story since it was created in 2012 - the world's first dedicated green investment bank, established to accelerate private sector investment into the United Kingdom green economy'" he said. Read More »

United States says Syria's Assad must go after chemical attack


But about a week earlier, Haley said removing Assad from power wasn't a focus for the Trump administration. He told "Fox News on Sunday" that "there has to be a degree of simultaneous activity as well as sequencing of the defeat of IS first", adding that the missile strikes were meant as a "very strong signal to Assad and his sponsors" that the USA will not stand idly by, and that Russian Federation should now reconsider support for the "murderous regime". Read More »

Arkansas suffers 2 setbacks to multiple execution plan


This combination of undated photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Stacey E. Johnson, left, and Ledell Lee. In 2016, the 20 executions in the United States represented the fewest in the country in 25 years. Read More »

Switch Console Sets Record Launch Sales for Nintendo, Says NPD

The initial success of the Switch - which works as both a TV-linked console and a portable device - is directly tied to Nintendo's classic video game franchise " The Legend of Zelda ", according to analysts. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game is reported to sell a total of 1.3 million units, of which around 925,000 units are sold for Nintendo Switch, while rest were sold for the Wii U console, another gaming console from the company. Read More »

Présidentielle : Emmanuel Macron devant Marine Le Pen au premier tour

Le socialiste Benoît Hamon est crédité de 8% des intentions de vote (-2). Le souverainiste Nicolas Dupont-Aignan gagne un point à 4%, devant le trotskyste Philippe Poutou à 2%. 7% des personnes interrogées n'ont pas exprimé d'intention de vote au premier tour. 68% des personnes interrogées se disent certaines d'aller voter le 23 avril, un pourcentage en hausse depuis la précédente enquête (63%), alors que l'abstention s'annonce élevée, tout comme le niveau d'indécision des électeurs. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez: What we know on day of his death


It was here at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Facility that former Patriot's player Aaron Hernandez took his life. In light of Hernandez's death, the state will probably vacate Hernandez's conviction in the coming months. Hernadez's lawyer, Brian Murphy , refutes that he had taken his own life, and said, "Chico was not a saint, but my family and I loved him and he would never take his own life". Read More »