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World News Thailand-bound Scoot flight returns to Singapore after alleged bomb threat
Author: 0 Thailand-bound Scoot flight returns to Singapore after alleged bomb threat

The airline added that it was "working closely with the authorities for necessary follow-up to ensure the safety of our guests". Two Singapore fighter jets escorted the civilian plane back to the city-state. "For our RSAF pilots who are on standby duties 24/7, every threat is considered real until proven otherwise", said Ng Eng Hen. Police officers are now conducting checks, the police said, adding that there will be more updates provided.

World News Cyclist fired for showing Trump middle finger sues ex-employer
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Briskman's one-finger salute was captured by White House pool photographer Brendan Smialowski October 28, just moments after US President Donald Trump left his golf course in Sterling, Virginia . "The actions of my company were swift and unexpected", she said. Briskman's attorneys are arguing that her gesture is protected by the First Amendment .

World News Arkansas TV Station Defers To Sinclair Broadcasting On Airing Conservative Messaging
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SAG-AFTRA, which represents thousands of TV journalists, has come out swinging against the Sinclair Broadcast Group's " fake news " warning that dozens of its local broadcasters around the country were required to read on the air. Given how common such "must-run" segments are at Sinclair member stations, they said, none of the reporters were at all shocked by the most recent developments.

World News P2-B aid for workers hit by Boracay closure
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Located off the northern tip of the central island of Panay, Boracay's white sand, lively nightlife and abundant water sports are a constant draw for visitors. Roque assured that not all of the 35,000 workers in Boracay would be jobless. With more than 500 hotels, Boracay employs 17,000 people, apart from 11,000 construction workers working on new projects.

World News Stormy Daniels can describe Trump's genitalia 'in great detail,' lawyer says
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels can describe Trump's genitalia 'in great detail,' lawyer says

Michael is my attorney. He has accused Daniels of breaching a non disclosure agreement. Trump denies knowing anything about the payment, including where his lawyer, Michael Cohen , got the money from. "And we very much look forward to testing the truthfulness of Mr. Trump's feigned lack of knowledge concerning the $130k payment as he stated on Air Force One", Avenatti said in a statement.

Author: 0 Intruder killed in suspected burglary was wanted by police over another break

A man has died after being stabbed in east London, bringing the total number of suspected murders in the city so far this year past 50. In the same borough just hours earlier a man in his 50s died outside a bookmakers in Upper Clapton Road following a suspected fight, the Metropolitan Police said.

World News Carles Puigdemont released on bail by German court
Author: 0 Carles Puigdemont released on bail by German court

But in a blow to the Spanish probe, a northern German state court ruled Thursday that the lack of violence in the Catalan independence bid meant that Puigdemont can't be punished for rebellion under German law. He was detained on 25 March while crossing into Germany from Denmark on his way to Belgium, where he has been living in self-imposed exile since Catalonia's parliament unilaterally declared independence from Spain in October.

World News Watch The Masters Golf Online
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Here are the eight most compelling players at this year's event. He obviously has a game and a temperament that's ideal for the challenges of Augusta National and playing golf under the harshest of spotlights. The 2017 Australian PGA Championship victor Cameron Smith makes his second appearance at Augusta after sealing his place in the field courtesy of being inside the top-50 on the Official World Golf Ranking.

World News RBI leaves repo rates unchanged at 6 per cent
Author: 0 RBI leaves repo rates unchanged at 6 per cent

He said , "keeping the policy rates unchanged with REPO rates kept at 6% and reverse REPO rate 5.75% was expected given the unwavering market conditions in the last couple of months". Fourth, should the monsoon turn deficient temporally and/or spatially, it may have a significant bearing on food inflation. In the lead up to the first bi-monthly monetary policy resolution of 2018-19, the attention of analysts and experts had shifted to what is going to happen in the rest of the fiscal year.

World News WB: BJP worker died after being thrashed by TMC cadres
Author: 0 WB: BJP worker died after being thrashed by TMC cadres

Trinamool men were beaten up in Birbhum's Mallarpur as well. central committee member Ram Chandra Dom pointed to the show of strength by armed Trinamool activists in Birbhum's Labhpur to prevent opposition candidates from filing nomination papers.

World News 4 people killed in shooting at Turkish university
Author: 0 4 people killed in shooting at Turkish university

This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly . Gonen said the motive of the attack appeared to be a personal dispute. A gunman shot dead four Turkish academics at their university on Thursday whom he saw as supporters of a Muslim cleric accused by the government of being behind a failed coup in 2016, the university rector said.

World News Amit Shah commences two-day Odisha visit
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Mr Shah, who arrived here on a two-day visit to the state, expressed his pleasure over the large congregation of people at the public meeting braving 45 degree Celsius temperature and said it indicated that the people of Odisha wanted a change.

World News Another senator Mustapha Bukar from Katsina dies at 63
Author: 0 Another senator Mustapha Bukar from Katsina dies at 63

According to Daily Trust , the senator died at about 10am on Wednesday after a brief illness. Buhari said Bukar distinguished himself as an engineer before going into politics. He was the Senator representing Katsina north Senatorial District in the eighth Senate. Until his death, he was Chairman, Senate Committee on Capital market.

World News 1 dead in a road accident
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Abhijit succumbed to his injuries at a Mymensingh hospital, while Hasan died on his way to Dhaka, police added. The cause of the accident remains under investigation. "We have 19 educational roadblocks across the country this Easter and the message is that drivers should exercise caution and take it easy on the roads, especially tomorrow (today) when churches and families will be travelling back to various destinations", Chinoda said.

World News Quiet for Thursday, snow returns overnight
Author: 0 Quiet for Thursday, snow returns overnight

The thunderstorms and gusting winds in the region on Wednesday may have felt like a reminder that spring is finally here. At least four traffic deaths have been blamed on an early spring storm that dumped a foot of snow or more across parts of Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula.

World News Ex-Brazil president Lula da Silva loses fight to delay jail sentence
Author: 0 Ex-Brazil president Lula da Silva loses fight to delay jail sentence

After almost 11 hours of often heated debate, the justices of the Supreme Federal Tribunal voted 6-5 to deny da Silva's preventative habeas corpus request to stave off a 12-year jail sentence while he fights a conviction in a case that he argues was nothing more than a ploy to keep him off of October's presidential ballot.

World News Man charged with sexually assaulting a child
Author: 0 Man charged with sexually assaulting a child

Detectives questioned the defendant, who was taken into custody without a struggle. The girl said Heslop had asked her to keep a secret, which made her mother suspicious. The male suspect reportedly did not have a weapon and did not know the teen. He was also wearing dark coloured trainers with white soles and was carrying an orange carrier bag.

World News Sri Lanka's parliament to vote on confidence in the government
Author: 0 Sri Lanka's parliament to vote on confidence in the government

Around 26 members were absent from the parliament at the time of the voting. The former president Mahinda Rajapaksa voted in favour of the motion. Senior members of the SLFP speaking to reporters after the meeting said the unanimous decision reached yesterday (April 2) by the SLFP to ask the Prime Minister to step down was conveyed to him.

World News Who Is Saheed Vassell? Bipolar Black Man Killed In Brooklyn Police Shooting
Author: 0 Who Is Saheed Vassell? Bipolar Black Man Killed In Brooklyn Police Shooting

Jaccpot Hinds, 40, said he was walking south on Utica Avenue near the intersection when he saw an unmarked police vehicle pass him and cross both lanes of traffic near where a man was standing on a street corner. It wasn't immediately known if any officers were injured in the encounter. "Every cop in this neighbourhood knows him", he said. Police said they thought he had a gun, but he was carrying only a cellphone.

World News Facebook Suspends 273 IRA Connected Accounts And Pages
Author: 0 Facebook Suspends 273 IRA Connected Accounts And Pages

Facebook announced Tuesday that it removed a number of accounts and pages on its platform connected to a foreign organization charged with helping coordinate interference in the 2016 election. "We'd like to share more - and we're looking into the best way to provide more transparency into what the IRA has done", Stamos continued. In February, Special Counsel Robert Mueller issued an indictment against the IRA that drew heavily on the agency's activity on Facebook.

World News China tell North Korea it appreciates its efforts on…
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Kim recently met Chinese President Xi Jinping, and he is expected to participate in an inter-Korean summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in later this month. "But historical experience tells us that at the moment of easing of the situation on the peninsula and as first light dawns on peace and dialogue, frequently all manner of disruptive factors emerge", Wang said.

World News Opposition's Julius Maada Bio wins Sierra Leone presidency
Author: 0 Opposition's Julius Maada Bio wins Sierra Leone presidency

Bio polled 1,319, 406 votes, representing 51.81 perecnt of the total number of votes cast while his opponent, Samura Mathew Wilson Kamara of the ruling All Peoples Congress polled 1, 227, 171 votes which represents 48.19 percent of the total number of votes cast.

World News Distracted driving citations grow significantly over 5 years in Pa.
Author: 0 Distracted driving citations grow significantly over 5 years in Pa.

Cell phone use can be habit-forming. In 2015, 50 participating law enforcement agencies handed out 12,500 citations in the "U Drive". "We know your phone is your life, but don't let it cost you or someone else their life", Taylor said. Drivers said they believe distracted driving has increased in the past three years, with nearly half saying they regularly see other drivers emailing or texting while behind the wheel.

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