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Yates fourth as Valverde seals Volta


The three-time Tour de France victor, who entered the stage second in the classification at 21 seconds behind Valverde, was unable to close the gap and faded the rest of the way. "To be honest, I wasn't expecting to get these results", Valverde said. "Today I felt good after a really hard stage yesterday, everything was easier today because of the team", said Valverde. Read More »

Westminster attacker linked to Army base plot


Masood served two stints in prison for a knife attack in 2000 and again for knife possession in 2003. The Scotland Yards Indian-origin deputy assistant commissioner, Neil Basu, in a statement said Khalid Masoods attack had echoes of the rhetoric of the Islamic State but no evidence at this stage suggests he was linked to the group. Read More »

Pangilinan wary over postponement of barangay polls


Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin, meanwhile, urged Duterte not to postpone the barangay elections in October and instead allow the people to kick out village executives believed to be involved in illegal drugs in the 43,000 barangays nationwide. "To further postpone barangay elections and opt to instead appoint the barangay officials means to impinge on the people's right to vote and choose their leaders", Sen. Read More »

Sindh govt changes Altaf Hussain University's name


Two universities of Karachi and Hyderabad which were earlier named after MQM Chief Altaf Hussain have been named as Fatima Jinnah universities by Sindh government. Our conscience forced us to think a person who speaks against the country "should not be given so much importance". Following the cabinet's approval, the amendment will be made in "Altaf Hussain University Act 2014". Read More »

Labour to reveal 'six tests' for Brexit support


In a wide-ranging speech on Monday, Labour's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer will warn that the Brexit process is in danger of being hijacked by Tory hardliners who sense a "once in a generation chance" for Britain to extricate itself from employment rights, environmental protections and investment in public services. Read More »

AIPAC 2017: Pence touts Trump as defender of Israel and Jews


Dermer listed among areas of comity a joint rejection of the Iran nuclear deal reached by Obama, although it is not clear that Trump favors scrapping the deal. "AIPAC is the largest institution that supports Israeli settlements", he said Sunday . According to UN documents, the United States was also "disappointed that the council continually singled out Israel for criticism without fully acknowledging the violent attacks directed against its people, nor the obligations and hard steps ... Read More »

Is Nicki Minaj reshooting her music video?


The popular USA rapper was one of the first to pay tribute to the victims of last week's attack, taking to Twitter soon after the news wrote to express her sympathy. In a post shared with her 20 million followers, the performer wrote: "May God protect everyone in London. Sending my condolences to the victims' families". Read More »

Sex Pistols' John Lydon backs Brexit: 'The working class have spoken'


The Sex Pistols frontman told hosts Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid that Trump was a "complicated fellow". "Dare I say, [he could be] a possible friend". "And there it is". Speaking of Farage's floating confrontation with Lydon's fellow old-time punk Bob Geldof previous year, Lydon said, "I wanted to shake [Farage's] hand because it was silly beyond belief". Read More »

Qatar Is Bringing Its Investment Muscle to Silicon Valley


Qatar has already invested more than £40 billion across Britain, including in iconic real estate such as London's Shard and Canary Wharf buildings, the Harrod's department store, while the country also bought the Olympic Village following the London 2012 Olympics. Read More »

Theresa May: Brexit will make UK a 'more united' country

Her visit to Scotland is part of the tour of the four isles to gauge opinion on Brexit and comes a day before Holyrood is expected to pass an SNP-led motion for a second independence referendum. The prime minister will also tell staff that their work helping crisis-hit areas around the world "says that we are a big country that will never let down, or turn our back on, those in need". Read More »

Don't Be Overexcited, UP Minister To Cops On Slaughterhouses Amid Protests


The Quint spoke to Lateef Ahmed, one of the workers at Al Farah Frozen Food. "We also want to say that officials should use their discretion with the sellers who have licenses". Singh stated that if a licensed slaughterhouse is contributing to pollution and affecting health, then it must be shut down temporarily in order to set things right. Read More »

Manipur: 10 killed after bus falls into stream in Senapati


Around 29 passengers were travelling in the bus coming from Nagaland's Dimapur towards Manipur capital Imphal when the fatal mishap occurred. According to the reports, 34 Assam Rifles personnel are helping the survivors. Over a dozen were critically injured and were taken to the hospital where four more persons succumbed to their injuries, taking the toll to 12. The third road accident took place on National Highway-37, the Imphal-Jiribam road -where a passenger jeep lost control and fell ... Read More »

Oxfam Report Slams Europe's Biggest Banks for Using Tax Havens


The 52-page report, the first in-depth analysis of the conduct of Europe's 20 largest banks on a country-by-country basis, highlights a clear pattern of tax-dodging, with around €25 billion (US$27,3 billion) siphoned to tax havens annually, rather than the coffers of national exchequers. Read More »

EEF rejects "no deal" Brexit scenario

These included: loss of zero rate tariffs, reverting to higher World Trade Organisation (WTO) tariffs for exports and potentially higher WTO tariffs on imports. This will have profound impacts for our industry . "The rhetoric from the United Kingdom government needs to focus instead on achieving a deal that will work for the United Kingdom and the European Union". Read More »

GOP health care plan is just what small businesses in Pa. ordered


In doing so, the alleged party of smaller government gives its endorsement to and effectively makes this federal control permanent. An analysis by New Mexico insurance regulators estimated that the state's uninsured rate would double to 18 percent by 2026 if the Republican changes had been enacted. Read More »

London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of ISIS link


London's Metropolitan police arrested a 30-year-old Birmingham man on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts in connection with last week's terror attack on Westminster Bridge.Police have arrested 12 people in their ongoing investigation, 9 of which have been released so far.Attacker Khalid Masood, born in Kent, England, made his home in Birmingham. Read More »

Kenya soldiers kill 31 al-Shabaab militants in Somalia


Col. Joseph Owuoth, a spokesman for the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF), said heavy artillery fire targeted two al-Shabaab bases in Badhadhe, Somalia's southernmost district that lies on the Kenyan border. Kenya said in early March that its forces had killed some 60 suspected al-Shabab militants during a raid in southern Somalia. There was no immediate confirmation of the casualties on Kenyan soldiers. Read More »

EU NAVFOR Confirms Fuel Tanker Pirated off North Coast of Somalia


An EU naval force statement said the operation had finally made contact with the ship's master, who confirmed that armed men were onboard the 1,800 dwt ship. "Whilst this vessel was nearly certainly a soft target, those who orchestrated the attack would have been acutely aware of the decreasing military presence in the area and the increasing numbers of ships which are not sufficiently capable of defending themselves against a hijack". Read More »

Man killed Timothy Caughman for a 'rush', wanted someone younger


Caughman was walking by himself at around 11:30 Monday night when Jackson attacked him, plunging a sword with an 18-inch blade into the elderly man's chest. He hoped white women would think, "Well, if that guy feels so strongly about it, maybe I shouldn't do it". After the elderly man's death, Jackson's desire to kill more people apparently faded. Read More »

Westminster attack: Khalid Masood's mother 'deeply saddened' by his actions

Janet Ajao released a statement where she said she was "deeply shocked, saddened and numbed" by what her son did during his 82-second rampage. Metropolitan Police Assistant Deputy Commissioner Mark Rowley said on Friday that the investigation would look at whether Masood "acted totally alone inspired by terrorist propaganda, or if others have encouraged, supported or directed him". Read More »

At least 16 civilians killed in Daesh attack on Mosul

Chris Woods, the director of the Airwars monitoring group, told the paper that in March alone the number of reported civilian deaths had risen to 1,058 compared with 465 in December, the last month of the Obama presidency. air strikes elsewhere. According to U.S. officials, the airstrike killed dozens of Al Qaeda militants gathered for a meeting near a mosque across the street. Read More »

British Lionheart Frazer Clarke describes 'savage' terror attack on Westminster


London terror attacker Khalid Masood was once investigated as part of a plot to blow up an army base using a remote-controlled auto, it has been claimed. "He went above and beyond and did all he could to save a police officer". She said, "He wasn't a proper Muslim". Masood was reportedly a father to three children, who as into body building and described himself as a teacher. Read More »