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Queen Elizabeth's husband Prince Philip enters hospital for hip surgery

Buckingham Palace said he was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday and that further updates would be issued when appropriate. Philip enjoyed his final public engagement a year ago, when he met Royal Marines at Buckingham Palace. The hip surgery is planned to be conducted tomorrow. He has attended a total of 22,219 solo engagements since 1952 and has given up some special causes that are ve... [Full Article...]

Prince Philip to have hip surgery today

Prince Philip to have hip surgery today The duke retired from official duties previous year. Prince Philip did not attend Maundy Service this past Thursday, nor was he seen at Easter Service, which generated a lot of discussion. His final solo engagement was in August past year, when he reviewed a parade of Royal Marines outside Buckingham Palace in his capacity as Captain General of the corps. [Full Article...]

Source of nerve agent not yet identified, United Kingdom defense lab says

Source of nerve agent not yet identified, United Kingdom defense lab says United Kingdom experts say that the Skripals were exposed to A234 nerve agent allegedly belonging to the "Novichok" group of nerve agents developed in the Soviet Union. Ms Skripal's condition improved significantly last week and she is now said to be conscious and talking. The former general said Russian President Vladimir Putin is "the last guy to benefit" from the spy poisoning. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin, Erdogan launch construction of Turkey's first nuclear power plant

Vladimir Putin, Erdogan launch construction of Turkey's first nuclear power plant All three countries are heavily involved in the war-torn Arab state and now sponsoring peace efforts to bring the conflict to an end. "The Akkuyu NPP is a symbol of our cooperation and an indicator of the level of this cooperation", he said at the ceremony of starting the construction of the NPP's first unit on Tuesday that was also attended by visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin . [Full Article...]

French SNCF rail strike to defy Macron labour reforms

French SNCF rail strike to defy Macron labour reforms A strike at railway operator SNCF began Monday evening and will run through Thursday morning, with only one in every eight long-distance trains running and one-in-five shorter regional trips due to depart on Tuesday. French President Emmanuel Macron is facing his largest domestic challenge yet to the raft of reforms he's been working to implement since he took office in 2017. [Full Article...]

Egyptian President Sisi re-elected

Egyptian President Sisi re-elected The authority said the number of invalidated ballots was 1,762,231 or 7.27 percent of total votes cast. Mostafa Mousa, el-Sisi's only challenger, received just under 3% of the votes. Russian Federation congratulated Mr Sisi on his election win ahead of the official results, and regional ally King Salman of Saudi Arabia called Mr Sisi on Monday to express support, saying his victory came as a resul... [Full Article...]

Pound to Euro Advance Seen after UK Manufacturing PMI Rises

Pound to Euro Advance Seen after UK Manufacturing PMI Rises The higher the reading is above 50, the faster the rate of expansion for the sector from the previous month. At the same time, the increase in the number of new orders is the lowest in the last 20 months since mid-2016, with the increase in export orders remaining stable. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu cancels United Nations deal to resettle African migrants

Netanyahu cancels United Nations deal to resettle African migrants Netanyahu is set to meet with Israeli residents of areas with large migrant populations. The stated plan would have ended over a decade of uncertainty for most asylum seekers in Israel, as the government has increasingly pressured migrants to leave the country through detention and wage deductions. [Full Article...]

Severe storms possible tonight

Severe storms possible tonight The wind advisory is in effect from noon through 10 p.m. for sustained winds up to 25 miles per hour with gusts from 40 to 45 miles per hour. A Wind Advisory has been issued for several North Alabama counties, including Limestone, from 1-10 p.m. [Full Article...]

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Hits Back At Criticism From Apple CEO Tim Cook

On March 28, Cook said his company wouldnt be in the situation that Facebook finds itself in because it doesnt sell ads based on customer data like Facebook does. And after the Cambridge Analytica fiasco, his remarks became even more pointed: "The truth is, we could make a ton of money if we monetized our customer-if our customer was our product", he told Recode's Kara Swisher and MSNBC'... [Full Article...]

N Korean leader 'moved' by S Korean show in Pyongyang

N Korean leader 'moved' by S Korean show in Pyongyang Sunday's concert in Pyongyang was entitled "Spring is Coming" and featured an elite lineup of South Korean artists including veteran vocalists Cho Yong-pil, Lee Sun-hee, rock star Yoon Do-hyun and singer Baek Ji-young, as well as K-pop girl band Red Velvet . [Full Article...]

Syria says Rebels Leaving Last Opposition Area of Eastern Ghouta

Syria says Rebels Leaving Last Opposition Area of Eastern Ghouta The departure Saturday from southern and western parts of eastern Ghouta comes as negotiations are still ongoing between Russian mediators and officials from the Army of Islam to evacuate Douma, but no deal has been reached so far with the rebel group which insists on staying in the town. [Full Article...]

Migrants in Israel to resettle in Germany, Italy, Canada: Netanyahu

Migrants in Israel to resettle in Germany, Italy, Canada: Netanyahu After Netanyahu and Interior Minister Aryeh Deri in September unveiled their plan to deport the migrants, rights organizations sought to help them apply for refugee status and held demonstrations that brought out thousands of Israelis from around the country. [Full Article...]

Investors Buy Amazon.com (AMZN) on Weakness

Investors Buy Amazon.com (AMZN) on Weakness It improved, as 69 investors sold AMZN shares while 578 reduced holdings. This is the third time in the past week that the president has gone after Amazon . Ballentine Partners Llc sold 271 shares as Amazon Com Inc ( AMZN)'s stock rose 28.13%. The shares were sold at an average price of $1,454.37, for a total transaction of $2,908,740.00. [Full Article...]

Buhari's visit: Lagos PDP demands explanation on 'unsolicited' holiday

Buhari's visit: Lagos PDP demands explanation on 'unsolicited' holiday President Muhammadu Buhari has officially commissioned the Ikeja Bus Terminal. In addition, he will attend the Colloquium organised to mark the 66th Birthday of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC ), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu scheduled to hold at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island . [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says it has tested a new nuclear missile

Russian Federation says it has tested a new nuclear missile His country test-launched a missile that's been named "Satan 2" by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and Russia's Foreign Ministry released the footage for all to witness. The ministry said the trial had confirmed its pre-launch and first flight stage characteristics, Xinhua news agency reported . The chief innovation of the Sarmat is its ability to carry a large number of guided warheads, me... [Full Article...]

Hopkinsville police officer shot and killed

Hopkinsville police officer shot and killed He previously worked for 12 years with the Christian County Sheriff's Office. Anyone with information about Decoursey's whereabouts or this case is asked to contact State Police Post 2 at 270-676-3313 or anonymously toll-free at 1-800-222-5555. [Full Article...]

Quit dream of being PM, says Malala

Quit dream of being PM, says Malala Malala , 20, reached her ancestral home in Makan Bagh in Mingora on a day-long trip along with her parents and two siblings, amid tight security, sources said. I still can't believe it's happening", added Yousafzai, clad in a traditional shalwar khameez outfit with her head covered with a red and blue duppata scarf. [Full Article...]

Mega Millions results for 03/30/18; 1 victor of $521M jackpot

Mega Millions results for 03/30/18; 1 victor of $521M jackpot Local business owners, that sell lottery tickets, say they've seen more traffic coming through their stores than usual due to the large jackpot. The winning numbers were 11, 28, 31, 46 and 59, with a Mega Ball of 1, with the victor having the option of walking away with a $317 cash prize. [Full Article...]

Man gets trapped by world's worst super-gonorrhoea

Man gets trapped by world's worst super-gonorrhoea Dr Hughes added: "PHE actively monitors, and acts on, the spread of antibiotic resistance in gonorrhoea and potential treatment failures, and has introduced enhanced surveillance to identify and manage resistant strains of infection promptly to help reduce further spread". [Full Article...]


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