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Jets podcast: Second wave of free agency begins – Gang Green Nation

Jets podcast: Second wave of free agency begins – Gang Green Nation
Although things aren’t as exciting as they were a few days ago, the Jets remain active in free agency. We are starting the second wave, and it probably is as important as the first wave. The team still has a lot of hole to fill. The players signed from this point forward generally won’t be big names...

In Christchurch, Signs Point to a Gunman Steeped in Internet Trolling – The New York Times

In Christchurch, Signs Point to a Gunman Steeped in Internet Trolling – The New York Times
ImageA police officer outside one of the two mosques that were attacked in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday.CreditCreditMartin Hunter/SNPA, via ReutersA camera mounted to his head, the gunman who livestreamed part of his savage attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday began his video by casually making reference to a current internet meme.He appeared to be...

SEC charges VW, former CEO with defrauding US investors – Fox Business

SEC charges VW, former CEO with defrauding US investors – Fox Business
The Trump administration charged Volkswagen AG with defrauding U.S. investors, the latest fallout from an emissions scandal that has plagued the German carmaker for years.The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday said Volkswagen and former CEO Martin Winterkorn issued over $13 billion in securities, despite knowledge among executives that the firm was illegally circumventing federal emissions laws.The company made false...

Is Prince Harry Secretly Nervous About Becoming a Father? – The Cheat Sheet

Is Prince Harry Secretly Nervous About Becoming a Father? – The Cheat Sheet
There are merely weeks to go until the much-anticipated arrival of Baby Sussex! As soon as the news breaks that Meghan Markle is in labor, fans will surely be on the edge of their seats waiting for the announcement to be made in order to...

BJP likely to release first list of LS polls candidates on Saturday

BJP likely to release first list of LS polls candidates on Saturday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah.   | Photo Credit: PTI The list will have the names of most of the candidates for the first phase of polling on April 11 for 91 seats. The BJP is likely to release its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls on Saturday, when its central election committee...

Students worldwide skip class to demand action on climate

Students worldwide skip class to demand action on climate
They’re angry at their elders, and they’re not taking it sitting down.Students worldwide are skipping classes on Friday to take to the streets to protest their governments’ failure to take sufficient action against global warming.The coordinated ‘school strikes,’ being held from the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, were inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg,...

China to introduce more ‘preferential policies’ for Taiwan

China to introduce more ‘preferential policies’ for Taiwan
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks at a news conference following the closing session of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on March 15, 2019.   | Photo Credit: Reuters more-in They follow 31 incentives recently introduced to bolster China’s argument that political unification should follow increasingly close economic ties. China will introduce more...

Plane crash probe has begun in Paris: Ethiopian Airlines

Plane crash probe has begun in Paris: Ethiopian Airlines
Relatives react at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff killing all 157 on board, near Bishoftu, south of Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia   | Photo Credit: AP more-in French investigators will try to retrieve information fromcockpit voice and flight data recorders, which were damaged in the crash. An investigation has begun in...

Pollachi sexual abuse: HC directs govt to reissue order after concealing victim’s name

Pollachi sexual abuse: HC directs govt to reissue order after concealing victim’s name
Students staging a demonstration in Madurai, demanding justice in Pollachi sexual abuse case.   | Photo Credit: S. James If the identity of the victim is revealed, how will any one come forward against such atrocities, it asks. The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday directed the State to reissue the Government Order (G.O.) with...

France freezes assets of Jaish-e-Mohammad founder Masood Azhar

France freezes assets of Jaish-e-Mohammad founder Masood Azhar
Masood Azhar. File photo   Paris also plans to put him on European Union terror list. Days after pledging to designate Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist at the United Nations, France has sanctioned him and frozen his assets on its soil.A statement from the Government of France cited the terror attack at Pulwama on February 14...

Supreme Court revokes life ban on Sreesanth

Supreme Court revokes life ban on Sreesanth
Former cricketer Sreesanth addressing the media after the Supreme Court set aside his life ban.   | Photo Credit: R V Moorthy more-in Bench makes it clear that the order shall have no effect on the criminal proceedings pending against the former cricketer. The Supreme Court on Friday revoked the life ban on former Indian cricketer S. Sreesanth...

Live: Shooting at New Zealand mosque, casualties feared

Live: Shooting at New Zealand mosque, casualties feared
As many as 49 people were killed and many injured in shooting in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday. Gunmen live-streamed the shooting in social media. Armed police were rushed to the area.The Bangladesh cricket team, which was scheduled to play the third and final Test against New Zealand on Saturday, had a narrow escape as they...

The best early features of Android Q – The Verge

The best early features of Android Q – The Verge
Yesterday, Google started down the road to Android Q by launching a beta program for this year’s major Android update. Android Q will be released to consumers sometime in the third quarter of this year, according to the company’s timeline — likely in August, if the precedent of the last couple of years continues. The initial beta...

A master regulator of regeneration – Science Magazine

A master regulator of regeneration – Science Magazine
SummaryHofstenia miamia, commonly called the three-banded panther worm, is a small flatworm that can be found along the shores of the Caribbean and other warm waters. It is known for its impressive regenerative capabilities, including the ability...