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Guidelines for accreditation of journalists amended to regulate fake news

Guidelines for accreditation of journalists amended to regulate fake news Malaysia passed a new law today that would punish citizens on social media or those working at a digital publication for spreading fake news with a 500,000 ringgit ($123,000) fine and a possible a prison sentence of up to six years. In a press release issued Monday evening, it said that the Press Council of India and News Broadcasters Association (NBA), the two regulatory bodies for print and te... [Full Article...]

State trooper shot in Arkansas

State trooper shot in Arkansas Kyle Sheldon was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The trooper was responding to a one-vehicle crash and was sitting in the vehicle at the time, according to police. KKCO reports the driver's cross-country trip then ended with a trip to the Mesa County Jail. An investigation into the shooting has continued through the night under the supervision of Arkansas State Police Criminal I... [Full Article...]

Esty Announces Decision to Retire After Mishandling Abuse Allegations

Esty Announces Decision to Retire After Mishandling Abuse Allegations CT U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty , a Democrat , announced Monday she won't seek re-election amid calls for her resignation over her handling of a sexual harassment case involving her former chief of staff. Earlier on Monday, Esty requested an expedited House Ethics Committee inquiry to look into the matter. Mr. Baker was no longer employed by the nonprofit as of last week, said Andrew Ricci, a ... [Full Article...]

SC: 'scheme' does not mean only Cauvery management board

SC: 'scheme' does not mean only Cauvery management board TNCC chief Thirunavukkarasar, Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi chief Thol Thirumavalavan, state secretaries of the CPI (M) and the CPI K. Balakrishnan and R. "Will also take out Cauvery rights retrieval walk from delta area". He said the details of the protest would be decided after discussions with leaders. [Full Article...]

Wausau Mine Company breaks record with Easter meal

Wausau Mine Company breaks record with Easter meal More than 350 pounds of potatoes were mashed and 85 hams cooked for Wausau Mine Company's 29th free Easter meal. "It gets bigger and bigger every year it's great", Taylor said. In Appleton, the "We Care" meals group hosted another Easter Dinner at the Capitol Centre. After that, people were able to enjoy coffee and dessert in a lounge area. [Full Article...]

Shulkin Claims Trump Fired Him With Tweet

Shulkin Claims Trump Fired Him With Tweet Shulkin also dismissed Trump's claim that he had fired Shulkin due to his lack of progress in speeding up wait times for veterans. The memo reportedly points to Shulkin's "lies", including statements where he minimized the inspector general's report and made misleading statements about the matter to investigators and the media. [Full Article...]

Defunct Chinese space lab plunges back to Earth over South Pacific

Defunct Chinese space lab plunges back to Earth over South Pacific According to China state news agency Xinhua , the China Manned Space Engineering Office said: "Through monitoring and analysis by Beijing Aerospace Control Centre and related agencies, Tiangong-1 re-entered the atmosphere at about 8.15am, 2 April , Beijing time (1.15am GMT)". [Full Article...]

Parkland Student David Hogg to Laura Ingraham: Where's LeBron James' Apology?

Parkland Student David Hogg to Laura Ingraham: Where's LeBron James' Apology? Ingraham lost advertisers , including Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé, Hulu , Jos. Hogg's campaign was an objective success: at least 15 prominent brands have pulled their ad dollars from Ingraham's show as of this writing. "It's unclear how much of an impact the advertiser exodus will have on Ingraham's program". Said the commentary: "Funny how corporations have caved so quickly to the demand... [Full Article...]

Winter weather returns with 2 separate storms over Easter weekend

Louis, bringing 2-4" of snow . Wind gusts over 45 miles per hour are possible, making scattered power outages a concern. The advisory is expected to expire at 2 p.m. Locally heavier amounts are expected across the St. Louis and Louisville regions. Cody Thomas, a patrol spokesman, said Senkbile lost control on the snow and her vehicle was struck by an oncoming pickup. [Full Article...]

Trump International Golf Club sign splattered with red paint by vandals

Trump International Golf Club sign splattered with red paint by vandals A can of red paint was left behind, with the paint being visible in photos taken on the scene. However, the U.S. Secret Service and the Palm Beach County Sheriffs Department would not comment to the publication about the vandalism. It's not clear whether any of the Trumps were at the club when the vandalism occurred. The president's Mar-a-Lago estate is just a 15-minute drive from Trump Intern... [Full Article...]

Should Melania leave Trump? 34% of voters say 'Yes'

Should Melania leave Trump? 34% of voters say 'Yes' President Trump is already engaging in damage control, testing a joke earlier this month about people wondering if Melania could be next to leave the White House. In the weeks that followed, over a dozen women came forward to accuse Trump of various acts of sexual assault and harassment. Some fault Melania Trump for making the "politically freighted choice" of going ahead with what the White... [Full Article...]

Near North chair confident province will fund high school consolidation work

Near North chair confident province will fund high school consolidation work Oklahoma's schools and educators have endured some of the steepest cuts in education in the last decade, reductions that are evident in dwindling supplies, aging textbooks and the pay stubs of teachers. However, teachers say their biggest concern is to make sure public education is fully funded. The measure increases taxes on cigarettes, fuel and oil and gas production to provide teachers with ... [Full Article...]

APAM condemns involvement of police in killing of person with albinism

APAM condemns involvement of police in killing of person with albinism Neither her name, nor that of the police officer, has been released. None of the officers involved in the incident or placed on leave since Thomas died, the Times reports , despite protests. "No police officer comes to work wanting to end up in a situation like this". The incident has been referred to the coroner and the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) has been notified. [Full Article...]

Australia's David Warner to address media about ball-tampering scandal

Australia's David Warner to address media about ball-tampering scandal In striving to do so I have made a decision which has had the opposite effect, and it's one that I'll regret for as long as I live. Smith and Bancroft have also sought legal advice and are strongly considering challenging their bans, which were for 12 months and nine months respectively. [Full Article...]

Will WWE Sign Rey Mysterio To Team With Braun Strowman?

Will WWE Sign Rey Mysterio To Team With Braun Strowman? At 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, WWE will be airing a one-hour special for the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and on Sunday at 6 p.m. ET, fans can check out the second hour of the WrestleMania Kickoff Show on U.S., and WrestleMania 34 itself an hour later on PPV and the WWE Network. [Full Article...]

CBSE postpones class 10, 12 exams in Punjab due to Bharat Bandh

CBSE postpones class 10, 12 exams in Punjab due to Bharat Bandh According to CBSE official statement, it has been learnt that Punjab School Education Director General sent a letter to CBSE on Sunday appraising law and order problems during the call for Bharat Bandh . But Dalit organisations, including the Dalit Shoshan Mukti Manch, and some political parties fear the dilution of the provisions might lead to increase in violence against Dalits. [Full Article...]

Firefighters searching LA River near Griffith Park for boy who fell in

Firefighters searching LA River near Griffith Park for boy who fell in Sunday when the wooden plank beneath the 13-year-old broke, causing him to fall into the 4-foot-wide pipe. The closed storm drain system beneath the park, which runs to the Los Angeles River, consists of miles of pipes containing varying levels of water moving at up to 15 mph - making it too unsafe for rescuers to enter. [Full Article...]

Baghdad Kellyanne the '#1 Leaker' in the White House

Baghdad Kellyanne the '#1 Leaker' in the White House In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper , the author of a new book on the Trump White House revealed that Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway is the top leaker in the administration and would spread "mean and ugly" lies about former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus in an effort to undercut him. [Full Article...]

Snow melts today, strong storms possible late Tuesday

Snow melts today, strong storms possible late Tuesday Winds will be south-southwest at 6-12 miles per hour. We'll open the window of opportunity for isolated strong to severe storms at 8 p.m. Tuesday over west Alabama and the threat will linger until 6 a.m. With northwesterly flow aloft, it looks like we could a later season cold snap for Thursday morning with lows in the upper 30s and lower 40s. Temperatures and sunshine will quickly melt the sn... [Full Article...]

Israel cancels plan to deport migrants

Israel cancels plan to deport migrants Netanyahu in January announced the implementation of a programme to remove migrants who entered illegally, giving them a choice between leaving voluntarily or facing indefinite imprisonment with eventual forced expulsion. A group of residents of southern Tel Aviv , where numerous migrants have settled, displayed their displeasure at the initial plan to kick out immigrant out of the country calli... [Full Article...]


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