• IDF 'did not target journalist' killed in violent anti-Israel protest
IDF 'did not target journalist' killed in violent anti-Israel protest

An Israeli military spokesman said the Israeli Army foiled numerous attempts by Palestinian demonstrators to damage border fences and also to cross them with the cover of a dense smokescreen, which it said is used to try to conduct "terrorist attacks through the launch of explosive devices and Molotov cocktails".

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  • Former BCHL hockey player one of 15 dead in Broncos bus crash
Former BCHL hockey player one of 15 dead in Broncos bus crash

The team's head coach, Darcy Haugan, was among the dead. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau passed on his condolences via Twitter . "Our national hockey family is a close one, with roots in nearly every town - small and big - across Canada ".

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  • Nydia Velazquez Denounces Courthouse Arrest Of Illegal Immigrant Facing Domestic Violence Charges
Nydia Velazquez Denounces Courthouse Arrest Of Illegal Immigrant Facing Domestic Violence Charges

ICE spokeswoman Tammy Spicer announced the raid in an announcement on Friday and stated that of those 97 people obtained custody against south-eastern Pro Vision meat processing plant in southern Tennessee, 11 people were detained on criminal charges, fifty four were put into detention and 3 2 were released.

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  • Washington denounces possible chemical attack in Syria
Washington denounces possible chemical attack in Syria

There has been no independent verification of the reports. The general noted that the West used the allegations on chemical attacks to disrupt an operation beginning on Sunday on evacuating from Douma irreconcilable militants of the Jaysh al-Islam group.

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  • Suspected Syrian gas attack reportedly kills 70 Douma
Suspected Syrian gas attack reportedly kills 70 Douma

Syrian government forces resumed their offensive on rebel-held Douma on Friday afternoon after a 10-day truce collapsed over disagreement regarding evacuation of opposition fighters. Douma is the last remaining town still controlled by rebels in the area, and the Syrian government has vowed to retake it. The US State Department's strongly c...

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  • Death Notices for April 7, 2018
Death Notices for April 7, 2018

They were married on September 2, 1939. Rose lived in Columbia, Md. for many years. They spent most of their lives working and living on their farm near McFall. Funeral services will also be held at Santa Cruz de la Canada Catholic Church on Monday, April 9, 2018 with a rosary at 10:00 a.m., and celebratory mass at 11:00 am.

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  • Israel defence minister says 'no innocent people' in Gaza
Israel defence minister says 'no innocent people' in Gaza

In a visit to Khuzaa camp on Friday, Yahya Sinwar, Hamas' Gaza chief, told the gathered crowd that the "Israeli plan of starvation and siege" had "failed to incite the Palestinian people against the resistance". But Palestinians say unarmed protesters were shot while posing no threat. The Israeli human rights group B'Tselem has called on Israe...

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  • Russian embassy describes United Kingdom diplomatic notes as 'formality'
Russian embassy describes United Kingdom diplomatic notes as 'formality'

Relations between London and Moscow have steadily worsened since the United Kingdom government pointed the finger at Russian Federation over last month's poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury.

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  • Russian Federation denies chemical weapons used in Syria's Douma
Russian Federation denies chemical weapons used in Syria's Douma

State news agency SANA cited an "official source" saying the reports were a "blatant attempt to hinder the army's advance" into the "collapsing terrorist" stronghold, reports CNN . According to the report, the Duma at the moment is last in the Eastern ghouta town, which is controlled by the rebels. Bakkar said clashes between Syrian troops a...

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  • Gazans Protest Again; Palestinian Officials Say 8 Killed By Israel
Gazans Protest Again; Palestinian Officials Say 8 Killed By Israel

However, the Israel military claimed it was "not familiar" with "the circumstances in which journalists were allegedly hit by IDF fire". "Hamas sent children out ahead [toward the fence], cynically using them", the IDF's spokesman, Ronen Manelis, said on Friday night.

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  • Russia sanctions will not affect Trump-Putin meeting plans: White House
Russia sanctions will not affect Trump-Putin meeting plans: White House

Above all else, Russia's attempts to subvert Western democracy prompted the US sanctions, officials said, in a direct nod to concerns that the USA president has failed to challenge Putin for alleged interference in the 2016 election that brought Trump to power.

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  • Opposition leaders fume over Amit Shah's 'dog, cat' remark, call it 'shameful'
Opposition leaders fume over Amit Shah's 'dog, cat' remark, call it 'shameful'

Marking the 38th foundation day of BJP on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed thousands of booth karyakartas along with 734 district presidents and their respective teams from five Lok Sabha constituencies through the Narendra Modi app via video conferencing.

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  • Gaza death toll climbs with Palestinian journalist fatally shot
Gaza death toll climbs with Palestinian journalist fatally shot

Tensions had been building on both sides of the Gaza-Israel border ahead of what some Palestinians alternately dubbed "Friday of Fire" or "Friday of Tires" - a reference to the tires set alight in an attempt to obscure the sights of Israeli snipers.

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  • Body recovered from site of SUV crash off California cliff
Body recovered from site of SUV crash off California cliff

Authorities have recovered a body that may be one of the three children who is still missing after a crash along the coastline. The three children whose remains were found at the scene were identified as Markis, 19; Jeremiah, 14; and Abigail, 14.

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  • Trump Tosses Out The Trade Rulebook With Latest Tariffs
Trump Tosses Out The Trade Rulebook With Latest Tariffs

On Thursday, Trump ordered the USA trade representative to consider imposing tariffs on up to $100 billion worth of Chinese products. The tariffs were slated to take effect on 2 April. Were China to want to match Trump's latest threat, it wouldn't have enough American goods imports to target. And already, the tensions have rattled global stock mark...

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  • Facebook announces changes, to make Ads, Pages more transparent
Facebook announces changes, to make Ads, Pages more transparent

Zuckerberg and Facebook have been under particularly intense scrutiny since March 17, when four news organizations in the US and Britain reported that Cambridge Analytica had harvested Facebook user information without their consent, using it to create psychological profiles of voters that were used to target pro-Trump, anti-Clinton messaging du...

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  • United States, North Korea hold secret, direct talks
United States, North Korea hold secret, direct talks

Quoting various USA officials, the report said a team at the Central Intelligence Agency, led by its Director Mike Pompeo , has been working through back-channels to make arrangements for the high-profile talks. Trump and Kim were expected to meet by the end of May following talks between South Korean President Moon Jae In and Kim in late April....

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  • Pakistan, Afghanistan discuss 'action plan for peace'
Pakistan, Afghanistan discuss 'action plan for peace'

In the delegation level talks in Kabul , the two sides agreed to continue talks, an official statement said. "Abbasi in meeting with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani welcomed the President's recent offer for talks with the Taliban and assured Pakistan's support for the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process to achieve lasting peace in Afghan...

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  • Pregnant Woman Delivers Baby After She Was Shot In The Head
Pregnant Woman Delivers Baby After She Was Shot In The Head

Authorities immediately took the woman, who was at least 30 weeks pregnant, to the hospital by helicopter where she received a cesarean section. "She got bad injuries on her leg and hands". Those relatives, who were not injured, were interviewed at the scene. He also admitted to shooting her after an altercation they had. DLSA Secretary-cum-Chief...

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  • 14 killed in bus vs truck crash in Canada
14 killed in bus vs truck crash in Canada

Proceeds from the 50/50 draw in Winnipeg will be donated to victims and families of the Humboldt Broncos . "We are heartbroken and completely devastated by the tragedy that occurred yesterday", Broncos team president Kevin Garinger said Saturday.

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  • Showers today, rain tomorrow, then a break Friday
Showers today, rain tomorrow, then a break Friday

The April sun should take care of any snow or ice on roads by 11 a.m. Sunday . It'll be very cold, with northwest winds holding highs to the mid-40s. Sunday will start off mostly cloudy with gradual clearing throughout the day. We stay below average through the first few days of the work week. The front will also clear out any clouds, and it shou...

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  • US Pres. Trump snubs White House correspondents dinner for second consecutive year
US Pres. Trump snubs White House correspondents dinner for second consecutive year

According to WCHA President Margaret Talev, the White House will be represented this year by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders , who will sit at the head table. Trump's negative RSVP came on the heels of another spat with a mainstream media outlet, namely the Washington Post . "And the dinner was a massive failure", Trump said.

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  • Hockey world mourns Humboldt bus crash victims
Hockey world mourns Humboldt bus crash victims

Kellington said she hopes the funds ease some of the financial burden placed upon the families of the victims. "I have no doubt that the people of Saskatchewan will come together to support each other during this extremely hard time". Straschnitzki said his family has been receiving an overwhelming number of phone calls from members of the hockey c...

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  • Alabama splits doubleheader, wins series with Missouri
Alabama splits doubleheader, wins series with Missouri

He gave up three hits, three runs (two earned) and six walks in 112 pitches. In the third, United Kingdom plated two more runs on a two-RBI single from freshman Lauren Johnson, which was hardly-hit back up the box to score Rachael Metzger and Erin Rethlake.

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  • 5 killed in rebel mortar attack in Damascus' Douma military showdown
5 killed in rebel mortar attack in Damascus' Douma military showdown

Retaliatory mortar shelling by the group in control of Douma , Jaysh al-Islam, killed six and injured dozens in Damascus, Syrian state media said . The bombing began as talks between regime and rebels were ongoing with fears now that Bashar al-Assad's forces could unleash a new military assault to take the Eastern Ghouta town.

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