• Earth Day: Let's pledge to keep our environment clean, says Mamata
Earth Day: Let's pledge to keep our environment clean, says Mamata

Taking advantage of the warmer, sunny weather gracing campus Wednesday, Marshall University students celebrated Earth Day on the plaza of the Memorial Student Center. Every year on April 22, people across the globe celebrate Earth DayWhen is Earth Day 2018? Now it is celebrated in 192 countries across the world by around one billion people.

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  • World's oldest person dies in Japan aged 117
World's oldest person dies in Japan aged 117

She reportedly had greater than 160 descendants, together with great-great-great grandchildren. She eventually became the planet's oldest man at the time of 117, also following the passing in September of Violet Brown at Jamaica. She died before she was officially recognised by them. After Tajima's death another Japanese woman Chiyo Miyako ,...

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  • Syracuse fraternity permanently expelled over racist video
Syracuse fraternity permanently expelled over racist video

A fraternity at Syracuse University that had been suspended over a racist video is now permanently expelled from the campus. Students protested against the universities refusal to release the video, utilizing the hashtag #WheresTheVideoSU until The Daily Orange posted the video on Youtube last Wednesday.

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  • Iran would talk prisoners if US shows respect, Zarif says
Iran would talk prisoners if US shows respect, Zarif says

In his televised address, he referred to a possible decision by Trump to leave the accord next month. According to Zarif, there are " many " Iranian prisoners being held in the United States or elsewhere at America's request, "including a lady who had to give birth in an Australian prison because of a USA extradition request".

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  • Australian dog receives police honours for keeping lost child safe
Australian dog receives police honours for keeping lost child safe

Emergency services launched a desperate search for her on foot and from the air on Friday, but could not find her. Mr Benston told the broadcaster: 'She found the dog first. SES area controller Ian Phipps said a family member had spotted the girl and her dog two kilometres away in "very inhospitable terrain to go walking in".

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  • Former first lady Barbara Bush to be laid to rest
Former first lady Barbara Bush to be laid to rest

The author also called her "the first lady of the greatest generation". She was buried on Saturday in the grounds of the Bush library at Texas A&M University, alongside the couple's three-year-old daughter Robin, who died in 1953 of leukaemia.

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  • Austin Powers 'Mini-Me', Verne Troyer, dies at 49
Austin Powers 'Mini-Me', Verne Troyer, dies at 49

TMZ reports that the actor, who's best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers movie franchise, passed away on Saturday, April 21, 2018 . "With great sadness and a heavy heart compelled to write today that Vern passed away". "But you know, the train had sailed, but in the back of my head I was, like, 'I gotta write something where this...

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  • Kathua case was wrongly projected, says Nirmal Singh
Kathua case was wrongly projected, says Nirmal Singh

Singh. Narendra Modi broke his silence on the rape cases on Friday at an event in Delhi where he said that the guilty will not be spared and daughter of India will get justice. The victim, a minor girl, had disappeared from near her home in the forests next to Rasana village in Kathua, on January 10. Finally, eight people, including two s...

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  • Russian S-300 Supplies to Syria to Boost Political Stability - Syrian Lawmaker
Russian S-300 Supplies to Syria to Boost Political Stability - Syrian Lawmaker

Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to meet his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump following an invitation by the latter, but Moscow is waiting for a detailed proposal, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday. He added that Russian officials "don't want to be too obtrusive, but don't want to be impolite". The OPCW experts are n...

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  • Heavy gunfire near Saudi King's palace in Riyadh, King evacuated to bunker
Heavy gunfire near Saudi King's palace in Riyadh, King evacuated to bunker

Saudi sports authority chief Turki al-Sheikh tweeted, "We are not going to tolerate this", He even directed adviser to look into the matter and find out who is behind the video. Saudi Arabia is also in the midst of a sweeping social and economic transformation carried out by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Al Jazeera could not independently ver...

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  • Trump tweet: I'll consider pardon for boxer Jack Johnson
Trump tweet: I'll consider pardon for boxer Jack Johnson

Johnson got his start in professional boxing in the late 1890s, then rose to fame at the start of the 20th century when he became the first African-American fighter to claim the world heavyweight title in 1908. Johnson was targeted by Congress for his relationship with a white woman. Duly convicted , Johnson said: "They crucified Christ, why not...

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  • North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and Long-lived missile Evaluations
North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and Long-lived missile Evaluations

The decision came as the leaders of the DPRK and the Republic of Korea (ROK) are preparing to hold a significant inter-Korean summit on April 27, as well as a much-anticipated meeting between Kim and US President Donald Trump by late May or June.

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  • Chamber: 'Opportunity Zones' will help rebuild the Valley
Chamber: 'Opportunity Zones' will help rebuild the Valley

Businesses and property within those zones are eligible to receive investments from "Opportunity Funds" being set up by the federal government. A relatively unknown program in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed in December 2017 was the creation of Opportunity Zones to encourage development and business investment in distressed Census Tracts....

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  • What Will Beyoncé Do at Coachella Weekend 2?
What Will Beyoncé Do at Coachella Weekend 2?

But just when you think Bey's pulled out all the stops, it appears she's got a few more things up her sleeve. As for this weekend's performance, listeners can live-stream the audio for Coachella's second weekend on SiriusXM's Coachella Radio .

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  • Local students walk out of classes to protest gun violence
Local students walk out of classes to protest gun violence

When they walked out again Friday it was to send another message: that they are not going away. Lori Haas, the mother of a student who was shot and survived the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, urged the students to contact their representatives at the state and federal level every day to push for stricter gun control laws.

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  • Russian Foreign Ministry 'in contact' with Aeroflot on USA visa issue
Russian Foreign Ministry 'in contact' with Aeroflot on USA visa issue

Kremlin is concerned about difficulties related to the issuance of USA entry visas to Russian pilots, believes Washington intentionally creates such obstacles, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday. According to the newspaper, the time required to secure a USA visa in Moscow is now 250 days and it is impossible to register for a new appoint...

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  • Mumbai Session Court Cancels Bailable Warrant Issued Against Salman Khan
Mumbai Session Court Cancels Bailable Warrant Issued Against Salman Khan

A Sessions Court here on Saturday cancelled a warrant against Salman Khan in the 2002 hit and run case . This warrant was in regards with 2002 hit and run case. The warrant was kept in abeyance last week after Khan's lawyer Niranjan Mundargi informed the court that the process of obtaining solvency certificate required to give surety was in prog...

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  • Three African champions in Caf Confederation Cup group
Three African champions in Caf Confederation Cup group

Aduana Stars have been handed tough draw in the group stages of this year's CAF Confederation Cup, with the Ghanaian champions facing Moroccan giants Raja Casablanca, ASEC Mimosas of Ivory Coast and DR Congo's AS Vita Club. The top two teams from each of the four groups will qualify for the quarterfinal to be played on a home and away basis. In ...

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  • Russia dismisses chemical watchdog's spy poisoning probe as 'strange'
Russia dismisses chemical watchdog's spy poisoning probe as 'strange'

London's actions in the aftermath of the attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia on March 4 in the town of Sailsbury have raised many questions in Moscow . Britain has blamed Russian Federation for the nerve agent attack, pointing out the Kremlin had the motive and also access to a substance that was developed by the ...

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  • Pentagon: No civilian casualties in Syria strikes
Pentagon: No civilian casualties in Syria strikes

A vehicle that appeared to have a license plate of the kind used by global organizations was in the area close to the site of the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria's Douma on Friday under Russian escort, a Reuters witness said .

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  • US Treasury's Steven Mnuchin considering trip to China to talk trade
US Treasury's Steven Mnuchin considering trip to China to talk trade

Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne of Argentina, which holds the rotating G20 presidency, said Friday that "concerns on trade disputes" took up part of the meeting. "The IMF is saying that now is the time for countries to get their houses in order to prevent and prepare for future financial crises", noted Jubilee USA Executive Director Eric LeCompte...

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  • Students asked to list positive aspects of slavery at San Antonio school
Students asked to list positive aspects of slavery at San Antonio school

A charter school in Texas apologized on Friday after students were asked to write a list of the positive aspects of slavery. Presenting "slavery" as something with both positive and negative aspects is part of this effort to downplay the grievous misdeeds of the United States.

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  • 'Rape is rape, don't politicise it': Modi reacts to Kathua protests
'Rape is rape, don't politicise it': Modi reacts to Kathua protests

The prime minister , during the "Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath" programme at the iconic Central Hall Westminster here, said, "We always ask our daughters about what they are doing, where they are going. 'We have charged him with the rape and murder of the child. "Friends in DC, plz join a protest in front of Indian Embassy, Wednesday Apr 18 from...

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  • Connecticut Water rejects $748 million Eversource bid to disrupt deal with SJW
Connecticut Water rejects $748 million Eversource bid to disrupt deal with SJW

It has underperformed by 6.40% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 1.53 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.25, from 2017Q3's 1.28. It is positive, as 9 investors sold Connecticut Water Service , Inc. (NYSE:TJX) has "Market Perform" rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by Wells Fargo. As per Wednesday, February 14, the company rating was mai...

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  • On April, 30 Arconic Inc. (ARNC) EPS Estimated At $0.32
On April, 30 Arconic Inc. (ARNC) EPS Estimated At $0.32

Its down 10.75% from 11.73 million shares previously. Zacks Investment Research cut Arconic from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, March 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 4th will be paid a $0.06 dividend. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thur...

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