Paris is in flames again as latest yellow vest protests turn violent

Riot police and protesters fought running battles in the centre of Paris on Saturday as anti-government gilets jaunes demonstrators led street marches over what they called a crisis of high taxes and inequality. Less than a week after the fire that destroyed the roof and spire of Notre Dame Cathedral, firefighters rushed to put out […]

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Easter Road Safety – Day 1 items of interest

Easter Road Safety – Day 1 items of interest – Queensland Police News DAY 1 Thursday April 18 2019  Summary  The highest speed recorded was 155km/h in an 80 zone at the Logan Motorway at Drewvale The highest blood alcohol concentration recorded was 0.307 per cent at Bellbird Park 24 impoundment offences  Central Region Drink […]

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Northern Ireland police arrest 2 in killing of journalist : International de

The scene in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Friday April 19, 2019, following the death of 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed during overnight rioting. Police in Northern Ireland said Friday the dissident republican group the New IRA was probably responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city […]

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Anti-Muslim Christians Rally Outside Islamic Conference in DC

A group of anti-Muslim Christians rallied outside the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA conference in Washington, DC, on April 20, holding signs calling Islam a “religion of blood and murder,” and the Prophet Mohammed a “murderer” and “pervert.” In this footage, a protester speaks through a megaphone, calling for Muslims to abandon their religion […]

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‘Snake oil salesmen and The Sopranos’: Peter Jackson rails against $500m development

Well, that’s one way to ruin a long weekend – a scathing letter from the country’s most famous movie director landing in your inbox on a Friday afternoon. Sir Peter Jackson sent lawyers and politicians scrambling yesterday with his second pointed attack on Wellington City Council – and its handling of a contentious local housing […]

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BJP’s Pragya, Who Claimed To Have Cursed Karkare, Demands Apology

Hindustan Times via Getty Images BHOPAL — Facing flak for her remarks against Hemant Karkare, the then Maharashtra ATS chief killed in the 26/11 terror attack, Malegaon blast accused and BJP candidate Pragya Singh Thakur on Saturday demanded an apology from those who “tortured” her for “nine years”. After her statement that Karkare died in […]

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Arjun Kapoor reveals he is still discovering Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor made a special place for himself in millions of hearts when he stepped in to be there for his step sisters Janhvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor after the sudden demise of late Sridevi. Arjun is Boney Kapoor’s eldest child and he made sure he handled the situation with utmost maturity even though he […]

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Raila vouches for Huduma Namba : International de

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM leader Raila Odinga is of the view that it should be compulsory for Kenyans to register for Huduma Namba. Registration for the National Integrated Identity Management System (Niims started 16 days ago and President Uhuru Kenyatta said a total of 11 million people have been listed so far. The government is […]

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Refresh your podcast playlist with new Autumn releases

Winter is coming; well, sort of. It is getting colder and if you’re not a Game of Thrones fan, you might be looking for some alternative indoor entertainment. There are a range of new podcasts dropping in the next month so check these out. Produced and presented by Dan Taberski, who made popular podcasts Finding Richard […]

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Builders lash scrooge banks for souring housing dreams

Stricter bank managers are contributing to a decline in housing approvals, prompting calls from builders for the major parties to address the issue. The Housing Industry Association (HIA) want the next Federal Government to adopt loan schemes that help new homeowners get into the market. In South Australia, housing approvals have been on a downward […]

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PH’s Merwin Tan captures gold in 2019 Asian Youth Bowling tilt

Congratulations, Merwin Tan! Gold Medalist, Boy’s Singles Event, 20th Asian Youth Championships, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. Posted by Philippine Bowling Federation, Inc. onSaturday, April 20, 2019 MANILA, Philippines—Filipino bet Merwin Tan took home the gold in the 20th Asian Youth Tenpin Bowling Championships Saturday in Sarawak, Malaysia. READ: PH Youth bowl squad in World title hunt […]

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How many cherries in frozen pie? FDA may soon drop rules

A frozen cherry pie in a store’s freezer in Palo Alto, California (AP)  NEW YORK — President Donald Trump may soon be able to claim a sweet victory for his deregulation push, with officials preparing to get rid of the decades-old rules for frozen cherry pies. Emails show the Food and Drug Administration planned to […]

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Indians’ Francisco Lindor Activated from 10-Day IL After Ankle, Calf Injuries

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Cleveland Indians star Francisco Lindor is returning to the field for the first time this season.  The Indians announced Saturday that Lindor has been activated from the 10-day injured list. They opened a spot on their 25-man roster for him by designating Hanley Ramirez for assignment.  Lindor said he was ready to return […]

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Warner, Bairstow have left middle order ‘in the dark’ – Moody

Sunrisers Hyderabad’s under-performing middle-order batsmen have found support in head coach Tom Moody and opening batsman Jonny Bairstow, who both feel that the unflattering numbers must not be taken at face value given how little exposure the batsmen have got this season as a result of the rollicking opening stands. The opening pair of David […]

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Gunmen attack Afghan communications ministry in Kabul : International de

KABUL: Gunmen attacked the communications ministry in the centre of Kabul on Saturday, interrupting months of relative calm in the Afghan capital and underlining security threats that have continued despite efforts to open peace talks with the Taliban. Saturday`s attack began shortly before midday with an explosion at the entrance to the multi-storey building housing […]

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Volatile is the new normal for unpredictable European elections

The likelihood that Ukraine will elect a comedian as president this weekend is no laughing matter for serious students of European politics fretting over the outcome of next month’s EU parliamentary elections. The expected victory of Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a policy-free parvenu who leads the incumbent, Petro Poroshenko, by 35 points could be seen as the […]

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Easter Road Safety – Day 2 statistics

Update No. 2 of 5 Phase 2 of the Queensland Easter Road Safety Campaign commences at 0001 hrs on Thursday, 18 April 2019 and continues until 2359 hrs on Monday, 22 April 2019. During the Easter Period, Queensland Police will enforce high risk road user behaviour including the fatal five: speeding, fatigue, impaired driving (drink […]

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Aah, the serenity – rural living ideal for the entertainer

A Balhannah property is the ultimate rural escape. Trevor and Pamela Lee purchased the Adelaide Hills property at 29 Wenzel Rd, almost 20 years ago, after looking for the perfect acreage retreat for close to three years. “We saw this house on a Monday and it was auctioned the following weekend, and that was it […]

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Soccer Stars Boycotting Social Media To Protest Racism Receive Racist Abuse : International de

MANCHESTER, England (AP — Soccer players in England boycotting social media in a protest against racism were targeted with abuse about the 24-hour campaign. Talks with the social media companies are now being urgently sought by the Professional Footballers Association, which coordinated the “Enough” campaign to demand a crackdown on racism by the platforms. There […]

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Woeful errors: Warriors blow it against Cowboys

New Zealand Warriors 10North Queensland Cowboys 17 If you peel it back to its bare bones, the concept of rugby league is simple; hold onto the football, and put points on the board when the opportunities are there to win. But as the Warriors blew chance after chance early against the North Queensland Cowboys, it […]

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EC Orders Eros Now To Take Down Web Series On Modi

NEW DELHI — Citing the model code of conduct for the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission Saturday directed Eros Now to immediately take down a web series on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all related contents till further orders. The EC order said the streaming of five-episode web series, “Modi – Journey of a […]

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Hereâs the latest video of Deepika Padukone from the sets of Chhapaak

Meghna Gulzar is back behind the camera post the success of Raazi. She’s currently busy with Deepika Padukone starrer Chhapaak. The story revolves around the life of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. Deepika is also stepping into the shoes of a producer with this film and that’s what makes the project even more special. Fans […]

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Firefighters leave Notre Dame: ‘It’s a miracle the cathedral is still standing’

Architects and construction workers have stabilised the damaged structure of Notre Dame cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the iconic Paris building, and firefighters were leaving the site, a fire service official said. The promising development came as Notre Dame’s parishioners celebrated Good Friday in a nearby church, praying for the damaged monument […]

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SA a big part of nation’s ‘hidden drug problem’

South Australians are am­ong the highest users of what experts have described as “the hidden drug problem of the nation”. Figures provided to the Sunday Mail by ScriptWise — an organisation dedicated to preventing the harm associated with powerful prescription painkilling medications — show that the state has the second-highest level in the country of […]

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Former Olympic champion Kiprop gets 4-year doping ban

FILE – In this file photo dated Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, Kenya’s Asbel Kiprop shows his gold medal after winning the men’s 1500m final at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird’s Nest stadium in Beijing, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. Former Olympic and three-time world champion Asbel Kiprop of Kenya was banned for four years […]

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