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2018-04-22T10:58:13Z

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English football: Arsène Wenger to leave Arsenal at season end

2018-04-22T10:29:45Z

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{{review}}{{date|April 22, 2018}}{{football}}
On Friday, [[Arsene Wenger|Arsène Wenger]], manager of [[England|English]] [[London|capital]] [[Football (soccer)|football]] club [[Arsenal FC]] announced he is to leave the club after the season end. "After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season", 68-year-old manager said.

The [[France|Frenchman]] is the longest-serving {{W|Premier League}} manager, having managed Arsenal for 21 and half years. He succeeded {{W|Bruce Rioch}} as Arsenal's manager on October 1, 1996. During his tenure, Wenger won three Premier League titles, seven {{W|FA Cup|FA Cups}} and seven {{W|FA Community Shield}} titles. In 2002–2003, Arsenal became the only club to win the Premier League undefeated. Under Wenger, ''The Gunners'' qualified for the [[UEFA Champions League]] for 20 consecutive seasons.

Wenger's has about 57.47% win percentage the English Premier League. Arsenal was sixth in the league table when Wenger announced the decision, fourteen points behind their fourth-placed {{W|Tottenham Hotspur}}, their arch-rivals. Arsenal is to face [[Atlético Madrid]] in the {{W|UEFA Europa League}} next week and in the Premier League, they are to play against {{W|West Ham United}}. Arsenal trails current Premier League winners [[Manchester City]] by 33 points.

Last week, Arsenal lost their eleventh Premier League match of the season, which ended in 2–1 win for {{W|Newcastle United}}. Under Wenger, Arsenal has never lost more than eleven matches in a single season.

"This is one of the most difficult days we have ever had in all our years in sport. One of the main reasons we got involved with Arsenal was because of what Arsène has brought to the club on and off the pitch. His longevity and consistency over such a sustained period at the highest level of the game will never be matched", Arsenal majority shareholder {{W|Stan Kroenke}} said.

"I am grateful for having had the privilege to serve the club for so many memorable years [...] I want to thank the staff, the players, the Directors and the fans who make this club so special", Wenger said.
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|pub = Arsenal FC
|date = April 22, 2018 (date of access)
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*{{source
|url = https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/arsene-wenger-resigns-quits-leave-end-of-the-season-arsenal-next-manager-a8313591.html
|title = Arsene Wenger resigns: Arsenal manager will leave club at end of the season
|author = Jack De Menezes
|pub = The Irish Independent
|date = April 21, 2018
}}
*{{source
|url = https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/43834283
|title = Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss to leave club at end of season
|author =
|pub = BBC Sport
|date = April 20, 2018
}}
*{{source
|url = http://www.espn.in/football/arsenal/story/3463890/arsene-wenger-to-step-down-as-arsenal-manager-at-end-of-season
|title = Arsene Wenger to step down as Arsenal manager at end of season
|author = Mattis Karen
|pub = ESPN FC
|date = April 20, 2018
}}
*{{source
|url = https://www.arsenal.com/news/merci-arsene
|title = Merci Arsène
|author =
|pub = Arsenal FC
|date = April 20, 2018
}}

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Gesunde Diäten Wie Schnell Ten Kg Abnehmen Acai Beeren Kaufen

2018-04-22T09:13:54Z

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US: Funeral for former First Lady Barbara Bush

2018-04-22T00:38:49Z

De Wikischim: {{review}}{{date|April 21, 2018}} {{texas}} [[File:Vice President and Mrs. Bush at their summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine with their family - NARA - 186369.jpg|left|thumb|Vice President and Mrs. Bush at their summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine with their family{{image| {{w|National Archives and Records Administration}}}}]] [[File:Barbara Bush 2012.jpg|150px|left|thumb|Barbara Bush in 2012]] A funeral service was held today in {{w|Houston, Texas}}, at {{w|St. Martin's Episcopal Church (Houston)|St. Martin’s Episcopal Church}} for Former First Lady of the {{w|United States}} (FLOTUS) {{w|Barbara Bush}}, 92. Mrs. Bush was the wife of the US's 41st President {{w|George H. W. Bush}} for 73 years before passing on April 17th at her home surrounded by family. Mrs. Bush's health was poor during her final months becoming serious this April, receiving 'Comfort Care' at her home which is the treatment protocol when a '{{w|Do not resuscitate|Do Not Resuscitate Order}}' has been given. She had been fighting {{w|Graves' disease}} since 1988, a thyroid related condition which is rarely fatal. Complications associated with Graves' disease or old age maybe the cause of death, but no autopsy was performed by request of the family. Upon notification of her passing condolences poured in from around the world. Among the callers were Russian President {{w|Vladimir Putin}}, British {{w|Elizabeth II|Queen Elizabeth II}}, frm. British Prime Minister {{w|Madeline Albright}}, {{w|Pope Francis}}, and others. The term {{w|First Lady}} is not a formal legal position, rather a ceremonial position used to improve areas like humanitarian aid or improving schools. Mrs. Bush was an independent woman supporting many feminist positions like equal rights amendment, {{w|Abortion|abortion}}, and {{w|Homosexuality|homosexuality}} putting her at odds with her husband's political agenda. Before her passing, Mrs. Bush helped plan her funeral by choosing St. Martin’s Episcopal Church over much larger venues in Houston, requesting a small ceremony. Unfortunately, the audience consisted of approximately 1,500 people including other FLOTUSs like {{w|Micheal Obama}}, {{w|Hillary Clinton}}, and {{w|Melania Trump}}. The other living former Presidents {{w|Bill Clinton}}, {{w|George W. Bush}}, and {{w|Barack Obama}} also attended the funeral with the exception of {{w|Gerald Ford}} for poor health and {{w|Donald Trump}} "opting out" over sitting president security disruptions observing the precessions from his {{w|Mar-a-Lago|Mar-a-lago Resort}}. Current FLOTUS Melania Trump asked two {{w|White House}} staff whom worked closely with Mrs. Bush during her FLOTUS years as her guests. Head Maitre d' George Hainey and White House Usher Buddy Carter accompanied Melania as she sat with the extended Bush family. Son and former {{w|Florida}} Governor, {{w|Jeb Bush}} carried the burden of giving the eulogy. At times holding back tears, gave a short and light speech in what was characterized as similar to the personality of the family anchor. Her wishes, according to the family, was a short and light ceremony, which ending 4 minutes ahead of schedule. Her final resting place will be at the {{w|George Bush Presidential Library|George H.W. Bush's Presidential Library}} at {{w|Texas A&M University}} in {{w|College Station, Texas}}. The burial plot resides inside a gated area being placed next to the reinterred body of the Bush's first child, {{w|Pauline Robinson Bush|Pauline Robinson "Robin" Bush}}. Robin suffered from leukemia and died at 3-years-old. Robin's death was significant on the Bush family, instigating funding cancer research and pediatric medical facilities. Granddaughter, {{w|Jenna Bush Hager}}, memorialized Mrs. Bush's attachment to Robin by electronically displaying a cartoon by Marshall Ramsey depicting the two reuniting in heaven. {{haveyoursay}} == Sources == *{{source |url=https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/04/2[...]



28 year old Swedish DJ Avicii dies in Oman

2018-04-21T02:39:45Z

Acagastya: forgot to submit it {{review}}{{date|April 21, 2018}}{{Obituaries}} On Friday afternoon, [[Sweden|Swedish]] {{W|electronic dance music}} artist {{W|Tim Bergling}}, known by his stage name Avicii, was found dead in [[Oman]]'s capital {{W|Muscat}}, his publicist Diana Baron said in the official statement. Baron did not specify the cause of Bergling's death in the statement and added, "the family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time." Bergling was 28 years old. Born on September 8, 1989, in the Swedish capital [[Stockholm]], Bergling released his first single in 2007. Bergling released his debut album ''{{W|True (Avicii album)|True}}'' in 2013, which featured the single ''{{W|Levels (Avicii song)|Levels}}'', originally released in 2011, which received a {{W|Grammy Award}} nomination. The other singles from ''True'' include: ''{{W|Hey Brother}}'' and ''{{W|Wake Me Up (Avicii song)|Wake Me Up}}''. In October 2015, Bergling released his second album ''{{W|Stories (Avicii album)|Stories}}''. Bergling has won {{W|American Music Awards}}, {{W|Billboard music awards}} and {{W|MTV Europe Music Awards}}. He received second Grammy nomination for ''{{W|Sunshine (David Guetta and Avicii song)|Sunshine}}'', which he collaborated with {{W|David Guetta}}. In 2014, Bergling collaborated with Carlos Santana and Wyclef Jean to release ''We Will Find a Way'', one of the anthems for that year's FIFA Men's football World Cup in [[Brazil]]. In March 2014, Bergling was hospitalised. He underwent surgery for removal of gall bladder and appendix that year, and had previously suffered from pancreatitis in 2012. He announced quitting touring in early 2016, after performing at the {{W|Ultra Music Festival}}. Speaking to {{W|Billboard magazine}}, Bergling said he stopped touring for the health complications. He added, "The scene was not for me. It was not the shows and not the music. It was always the other stuff surrounding it that never came naturally to me [...] I'm more of an introverted person in general. It was always very hard for me. I took on board too much negative energy, I think". In his twelve-year career, Bergling collaborated with {{W|Madonna}}, David Guetta, {{W|Jon Bon Jovi}}, {{W|Rita Ora}}, {{W|Coldplay}}, {{W|Aloe Blacc}} and {{W|Robbie Williams}}. Bergling had about eleven billion streams on music streaming platform {{W|Spotify}}. Bergling released his final EP called ''{{W|AVĪCI (01)}}'' in 2017, where was nominated for Billboard awards recently. In an interview with VEVO Lift, Bergling explained about his stage name saying, "the name Avici means the lowest level of Buddhist hell". He said he added an extra 'i' since someone else was using that name on {{W|MySpace}}. After Bergling's death, pop singer Madonna [[Twitter|tweeted]], "So Sad....... So Tragic. Good Bye Dear Sweet Tim. 💙 Gone too Soon." {{haveyoursay}} == Sources == *{{source |url = https://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-avicii/avicii-swedish-electronic-dance-music-artist-and-dj-dead-at-28-idUSKBN1HR2Q8 |title = Avicii, Swedish electronic dance music artist and DJ, dead at 28 |author = |pub = Reuters |date = April 21, 2018 }} *{{source |url = https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/swedish-star-dj-avicii-dead-28-180420175316037.html |title = Swedish star DJ Avicii dead at 28 |author = |pub = Al Jazeera |date = April 21, 2018 }} *{{source |url = http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43841194 |title = Avicii, top electronic dance music artist, found dead at 28 |author = |pub = BBC News Online |date = April 21, 2018 }} *{{source |url = https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2018/04/20/avicii-28-found-found-dead-oman-tim-bergling/536618002/ |title = Avicii, electronic dance music DJ, found dead in Oman at 28 |author[...]



Chuck Schumer to Introduce Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana

2018-04-21T02:08:32Z

108.44.52.47:


{{develop}}{{date|April 20, 2018}}

On 4/20, unofficial National Marijuana Day, United States Senate Minority Leader from New York, Chuck Schumer, announced that he will be introducing legislation into congress that will legalize and decriminalize recreational use of marijuana at the federal level. "Freedom. If smoking marijuana doesn't hurt anybody else, why shouldn't we allow people to do it and not make it criminal?" Schumer told Vice News in an interview.

This bill is arising amid a shift in the opinion of marijuana usage among voters and numerous lawmakers, as 9 states and the District of Columbia have already legalized the drug for recreational use, and even more states allow the drug for medical purposes. A Gallop poll showed that 64% of Americans believe that marijuana should be legal.

The supposed bill would remove the drug from the federal list of controlled substances, ai to reduce punishments for marijuana-related charges, and encourage more efforts to do the same in the individual states. The bill would not, however, prohibit federal law enforcement from stopping the transportation of Marijuana from states where the substance is illegal to states where it is not.

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== Sources ==

*{{source|url=https://www.npr.org/2018/04/20/604136116/on-4-20-chuck-schumer-to-introduce-bill-to-decriminalize-marijuana
|title=On 4/20, Chuck Schumer To Introduce Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana
|author=Susan Davis
|pub=NPR
|date=April 20, 2018
}}
*{{source|url=https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/19/politics/schumer-marijuana/index.html
|title=Schumer to introduce bill to decriminalize marijuana
|author=Sophie Tatum and Veronica Stracqualursi
|pub=CNN
|date=April 20, 2018
}}
*{{source|url=https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/20/chuck-schumer-announces-plan-to-decriminalize-marijuana.html
|title=Sen. Chuck Schumer wants to decriminalize marijuana. It's a big change for Democrats
|author=Jacob Pramuk
|pub=CNBC
|date=April 20, 2018
}}

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Jeff Sessions may quit if Rod Rosenstein is fired

2018-04-21T01:32:09Z

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{{develop}}{{date|April 21, 2018}}

Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly warned The White House, specifically a top White House lawyer, that he might leave his position as Attorney General if President Donald Trump were to fire his deputy director Rod Rosenstein. Rosentein oversees the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, as a result of Jeff Sessions recusing himself from the investigation. The president is a subject of the investigation, and has repeatedly called it a "witch hunt". This has led to Trump wanting to call on Rosenstein to fire special prosecutor Robert Mueller, but Rosenstein has since stated that he sees no reason to fire Robert Mueller or eliminate the special investigation into Russian interference.

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== Sources ==

*{{source|url=https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/03/12/rosenstein-mueller-not-unguided-missle-interview/416388002/
|title=Rod Rosenstein, deputy attorney general, says Robert Mueller is 'not an unguided missile'
|author=Kevin Johnson
|pub=USA Today
|date=March 12, 2018
}}
*{{source|url=https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/sessions-told-white-house-that-rosensteins-firing-could-prompt-his-departure-too/2018/04/20/911ca994-44c7-11e8-bba2-0976a82b05a2_story.html?noredirect=on
|title=Sessions told White House that Rosenstein’s firing could prompt his departure, too
|author=Sari Horwitz, Rosalind S. Helderman, Josh Dawsey, and Matt Zapotosky
|pub= The Washington Post
|date= April 20, 2018
}}
*{{source|url=https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/20/jeff-sessions-reportedly-said-he-may-leave-if-rod-rosenstein-is-fired.html
|title=Sessions reportedly told White House that he might leave if Rosenstein is fired
|author=Christine Wang
|pub=CNBC
|date=April 20, 2018
}}

*{{source|url=http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/384221-sessions-warned-white-house-he-could-quit-if-trump-fired-rosenstein
|title=Sessions warned White House he could quit if Trump fired Rosenstein
|author=Max Greenwood
|pub=The Hill
|date=April 20, 2018
}}

*{{source|url=https://www.vox.com/2018/4/20/17264704/jeff-sessions-trump-fired-rosenstein-russia-mueller
|title=Jeff Sessions to top White House lawyer: If Trump fires Rosenstein, I might leave too
|author=Jen Kirby
|pub=Vox
|date=April 20, 2018
}}



United States:Students walk out of school nationwide against gun violence

2018-04-21T00:47:19Z

SVTCobra: added Category:North America using HotCat


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'''Friday, April 20, 2018'''

In memorial of the 19th anniversary of the [[wikipedia:Columbine_High_School_massacre|Columbine High School massacre]], students across the nation walked out of school to protest gun violence and school shootings, and to push for stricter gun control legislation in the United States. Students who participated left classes at 10:00 am, and did not come back to school for the rest of the day. Before the walkouts began, there was a school shooting in [[wikipedia:Ocala,_Florida|Ocala, Florida]], where one student was injured as a result of a gunshot to the ankle.

According to organizers, there were over 2,600 schools in which students walked out. Some thousands of students marched on Capitol Hill, calling for Congress to pass gun control legislation. Large rallies occurred as well in New York City, where students staged a "die-in", and Chicago, where thousands of students rallied at Grant Park.

The National School walkout was launched by Lane Murdock, a 16-year-old sophomore from [[wikipedia:Ridgefield,_Connecticut|Ridgefield, Connecticut]].

Students called for gun control measures including banning assault weapons, high-capacity magazines and bump stocks; requiring universal background checks on all gun sales; raising the federal age to buy a gun to 21; implementing waiting periods between a gun purchase and gun transfers; and allowing families to petition a court to remove guns from individuals at risk of injuring themselves; eliminating "shoot first" laws; and prohibiting the transfer of military grade weaponry to police departments.

Roughly a month prior, on March 14, students staged [https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/education/wp/2018/03/14/students-have-just-had-enough-walkouts-planned-across-the-nation-one-month-after-florida-shooting/ another nationwide school walkout], Calling for mostly the same legislation.

== Sources ==

*{{Source|url=https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/20/us/national-school-walkout/index.html
|title=Students across US renew demand for gun safety in second walkout
|author=Jason Hanna, Faith Karimi and Holly Yan
|pub=CNN
|date=April 20, 2018
}}
*{{Source|url=http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43835834
|title=National School Walkout: US students mark Columbine anniversary
|author=
|pub=BBC
|date=April 20, 2018
}}
*{{Source|url=https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/20/us/school-walkout-students.html
|title=Voices and Pictures From the Student Walkouts: ‘We Deserve to Live Without Fear’
|author=Credit Whitten Sabbatini
|pub= The New York Times
|date=April 20, 2018
}}


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[[Category:North America]]



Miguel Díaz-Canel succeeds Raúl Castro as President of Cuba

2018-04-20T21:31:11Z

203.80.70.122: + Category:Raúl Castro & Category:Cuba


{{tasks|mos|re-review}}

{{date|April 19, 2018}}

[[Wikipedia:Cuba|Cuba]]’s [[Wikipedia:National Assembly of People's Power|National Assembly]] announced on Thursday that 57 year old then-incumbent First Vice President of Cuba [[Wikipedia:Miguel Díaz-Canel|Miguel Diaz-Canel]], would succeed [[Wikipedia:Raúl Castro|Raul Castro]], 86, as [[Wikipedia:President of Cuba|President of the Council of State]] and [[Wikipedia:Prime Minister of Cuba|President of the Council of Ministers]]. The National Assembly voted 603 to 1 in favour of Diaz-Canel. Diaz-Canel is a [[Wikipedia:Politburo of the Communist Party of Cuba|Politburo]] member of the [[Wikipedia:Communist Party of Cuba|Communist Party of Cuba]]. Despite the change in leadership, Castro will still retain his most powerful position as [[Wikipedia:First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba|First Secretary of the Communist Party]] that exercise a large measure of control on the Cuban government.

{{haveyoursay}}
== Sources ==
* [https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/18/americas/cuba-end-of-castro-era/index.html Cuba's National Assembly announces Miguel Diaz-Canel as new president]
* [http://abcnews.go.com/International/cubas-president-miguel-diaz-canel-raul-castro-steps/story?id=54580398 What you need to know about Cuba's new president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, as Raul Castro steps down]
* [https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2018/04/19/cuba-president-raul-castro-miguel-diaz-canel/530101002/ Raúl Castro hands over Cuba presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel]

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One injured in Florida High School shooting

2018-04-20T20:56:58Z

SVTCobra: removed Category:School shooting using HotCat


{{tasks|mos|re-review}}
=== Friday, April 20, 2018 ===
Friday morning at 8:39 a.m. in [[wikipedia:Ocala,_Florida|Ocala, Florida]], one student was wounded from a shot to the ankle in a school shooting at Forest High School. The High School has around 2,100 students. The shooting suspect is currently in police custody.

The High School was put on lockdown after a Forest High student began firing. The shooting began while students were preparing to walk out of school in protest of school shootings, as part of the [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=National_School_Walkout&redirect=no National School Walkout].

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== Sources ==

* "[http://fox4kc.com/2018/04/20/1-injured-in-shooting-at-florida-high-school-authorities-say/ 1 injured in shooting at Florida high school, authorities say]" — ''WDAF (Kansas City)'', April 20, 2018
* "[http://www.newser.com/article/33c7171ad86c4204b9b3e4ce293b5762/1-injured-suspect-in-custody-in-florida-school-shooting.html 1 injured, suspect in custody in Florida school shooting]" — ''Associated Press,'' April 20, 2018
* "[https://www.clickorlando.com/news/1-shot-at-marion-county-high-school-deputies-say Sheriff discusses deputies in schools after shooting at Forest High]" — ''News 6 Orlando,'' April 20, 2018
* Ray Sanchez and Chuck Johnston. "[https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/20/us/florida-high-school-shooting/index.html Student wounded in shooting at Florida high school, authorities say]" — ''CNN,'' April 20, 2018
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North Korea: US CIA Chief meets with NK Dictator Kim Jong-un

2018-04-19T23:29:23Z

AZOperator: Added relevant categories and cleaned a few sentences {{review}}{{date|April 17, 2018}} {{North Korea}}[[File:Mike Pompeo CIA headshot.jpg|left|thumb|CIA Chief Mike Pompeo{{image|Central Intelligence Agency}}]] Tuesday, United States President {{w|Donald Trump}} at his {{w|Mar-a-Lago|Mar-a-Lago Resort}} said {{w|United States|US}} {{w|Central Intelligence Agency}} (CIA) Director {{w|Mike Pompeo}} had a preliminary face-to-face meeting with {{w|North Korea|North Korean}} Supreme Leader {{w|Kim Jong-un}}, in lieu of a higher level meeting between the North Korean and US governments. The US's chief diplomat, Secretary of State {{w|Rex Tillerson}}, did not accompany Pompeo to North Korea taking part at a classified time happening during a two week period around April 1st. Mike Pompeo's trip took place during his transition from the CIA to the {{w|United States Department of State|State Department}} pending Congressional confirmation hearings scheduled for the upcoming weeks, supplanting Secretary Tillerson. Tillerson resigned his position after being publicly at odds with US President Trump on foreign policy issues. Pompeo is the highest ranking US official to meet with the North Korean Supreme Leader. President Trump said the Pompeo-Jong-un meeting was successful and are currently selecting a neutral location for the world leaders to discuss the Korean peninsula's issues. President Trump confirmed five locations are being considered during the Tuesday disclosure of the meeting. Security has becoming an issue for the participating leaders holding one of the most contentious diplomatic meetings in modern history. For example, on March 26th a heavily modified and secretive train from North Korea traveled into {{w|Beijing}} marking the first international travel for Jong-un as North Korea's leader. Jong-un may forgo traveling by air because of an aging fleet of poorly maintained Soviet made aircraft and are at risk of sabotage. Locations for the meetings have already ruled out North & South Korea, US, {{w|Russia}}, {{w|Japan}}, and {{w|China}}. If confirmed by the US Congress, Pompeo becomes the US's next Secretary of State, presiding over any agreements and their implementation. Sanctions on oil and trade have lead to illegal ship-to-ship transfers, appearing on surveillance satellites. The South Korean Navy has enforced the sanctions by towing a Russian tanker into a South Korean port after an attempted ship-to-ship transfer. Deescalation between North and South Korea along the 160 miles (250 km) {{w|Korean Demilitarized Zone|Demilitarized Zone}}, often referred to as the '48th parallel' or the 'DMZ', has been an ongoing struggle with no substantial changes for decades. The area between the two nations is alleged to have more landmines then anywhere in the world, with both nations placing heavily armed soldiers, artillery, missiles, and other military equipment as a quick reaction force if provoked. It remains one of the most heavily guarded boarder in the world. {{haveyoursay}} == Sources == *{{source |url=https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/18/world/asia/mike-pompeo-kim-jong-un-north-korea-talks.html |title=C.I.A. Chief’s Meeting With Kim Jong-un Is Latest Step in Winding Path to Talks |author=Austin Ramzy and Emily Cochrane |pub=New York Times |date=April 18, 2018 }} *{{source |url=https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/17/politics/mike-pompeo-kim-jong-un-visit/index.html |title=CIA Director Mike Pompeo secretly met with North Korea's Kim Jong Un |author=Jeff Zeleny, Elise Labott and Ben Westcott |pub=CNN |date=April 18, 2018 }} *{{source |url=https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/18/world/asia/kim-jong-un-plane-trump.html |title=Meet Me in Mongolia: How Aging Aircraft May Dictate Kim-Trump Venue |author=ALI WATKINS |pub=New York Times |date=Ap[...]



Dyson discontinues production of corded vacuums

2018-04-18T03:18:38Z

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In their latest television commercial, James Dyson, engineer for vacuum giant Dyson, has announced that with the release of its latest vacuum, it has discontinued production of corded vacuums. Since 1993, they have been selling them, but with the release of cordless vacuums (specifically the Dyson Cyclone v10), there is no need to continue production.

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Barbara Bush dies at 92

2018-04-18T01:33:41Z

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{{w|Barbara Bush}}, former first lady of the USA, died yesterday at the age of 92 in her home in {{w|Houston}}. She had suffered long from {{w|Graves' disease}}, with which she had been diagnosed in 1988. On Sunday, she declined lifesaving medical treatment to live her final days peacefully in her home. She is survived by her husband, former US President {{w|George H.W. Bush}} with whom she had been together for 73 years, and her five children, including former US President {{w|George W. Bush}} and former US Governor {{w|Jeb Bush}}.

Barbara Bush was born in New York City on June 8, 1925. She married George H.W. Bush at the age of 17, and exited college to marry him. They had six children. George H.W. and their oldest son, George W. Bush, later became President.

"She will long be remembered for her strong devotion to country and family, both of which she served well", her official death statement says. George W. Bush said "Barbara Bush was a fabulous First Lady and a woman unlike any other who brought levity, love, and literacy to millions. To us, she was so much more. Mom kept us on our toes and kept us laughing until then."

Barbara Bush's funeral will be held in {{w|St. Martin's Episcopal Church (Houston)|St. Martin's Episcopal Church}}, Houston. Until Saturday, her body will be in Geo. H. Lewis & Sons Funeral Home for private visitations.

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NASA launches new exoplanet satellite

2018-04-16T23:51:31Z

223.237.218.144: /* External links */ if you want external links, use the template, or don't list any external links at all {{space}} {{date|April 21, 2018}} [[File:Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite artist concept (transparent background).png|left|thumb|Artist's representation of the Transiting Exopanet Survey Satellite. {{Image|NASA}}]] On Wednesday at 6:51 p.m. local time (2251 {{w|UTC}}), a [[SpaceX]] {{w|Falcon 9 rocket}} launched from {{w|Cape Canaveral}} Air Force Base in [[Florida]], [[United States]], carrying for the US [[National Aeronautics and Space Administration]] (NASA) the {{w|Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite}} (TESS). NASA designed TESS to search for [[exoplanets]] circling stars mostly within 300 light-years of the {{w|Sun}}. Officially a NASA Astrophysics Explorer mission, much of the TESS program is to be run from the [[Massachusetts Institute of Technology]]'s (MIT) Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research in cooperation with the {{w|Goddard Space Flight Center}}. "One of the biggest questions in exoplanet exploration is: If an astronomer finds a planet in a star's habitable zone, will it be interesting from a biologist's point of view?" TESS principal investigator George Ricker told the press, "We expect TESS will discover a number of planets whose atmospheric compositions, which hold potential clues to the presence of life, could be precisely measured by future observers." A little more than an hour after launch, NASA and SpaceX teams announced the satellite was up and functioning and had deployed its solar panels. Most launches have a roughly two-hour period during which the mission can be executed, but this one had a window of only thirty seconds because this satellite must use the Moon's gravity to reach the desired orbit. TESS is slated to enter a high orbit distinct from the geosynchronous orbits used by many other satellites. TESS instrument scientist Joel Villasenor, also of MIT, explained, "The Moon and the satellite are in a sort of dance. The Moon pulls the satellite on one side, and by the time TESS completes one orbit, the Moon is on the other side tugging in the opposite direction. The overall effect is the Moon's pull is evened out, and it's a very stable configuration over many years. Nobody's done this before, and I suspect other programs will try to use this orbit later on." If all goes according to plan, TESS will circle the Earth for 60 days to establish its 13.7-day orbit and test its machinery before beginning its mission: using its four cameras to analyze stars for decreases in brightness that may be caused by a planet passing between us and them, a technique called the {{w|transit method}}. TESS's launch comes just as the {{w|Kepler space telescope}}, launched into orbit around the Sun 2009, is about to run out of fuel. Scientists used Kepler to identify at least over 2300, perhaps over 4500 planets and gather data on stars and [[black holes]]. TESS is designed to cover 400 times as much of the sky as Kepler, and is capable of viewing 85% of the sky. Scientists expect it to find 1500 planets during its two-year mission, 300 Earth-like, but believe it may find many more. Because TESS's cameras can cover a wide range of radiant energy, including infrared, scientists believe it may be able to detect planets around {{w|red dwarf st[...]



Syria: Punitive military strikes, targets and effectiveness

2018-04-14T19:16:22Z

Pi zero: Undo revision 4400213 by 204.116.209.6 (talk) - review concerns not addressed {{tasks|news|re-review}}{{date|April 14, 2018}}{{Syria}} [[File:B-1B Lancer upgraded with Sustainment Block-16 touches down at Ellsworth Air Force Base (26576899360).jpg|left|thumb|A B1-B Lancer bomber with stealth capabilities, used during Syrian strikes. {{image|{{w|United States Air Force|US Air Force}}}}]] [[File:The ruins of the American missile attack on Syria 01.jpg|200px|left|thumb|Ruins in Syria after the missile attack {{image|{{w|Tasnim News Agency|Tasnim News Agency}}}}]] Last night, in {{w|Washington, D.C.}}, {{w|US}}, at approximately 21:00 {{w|EST}} Friday (0100 UTC Saturday), US President {{w|Donald Trump}}, {{w|France|French}} President {{w|Emmanuel Macron}}, and {{w|United Kingdom|British}} Prime Minister {{w|Theresa May}} issued punitive air strikes at the {{w|Bashar al-Assad}} lead [[Syria]]n regime's chemical weapons program. The strikes included the use of cruise missiles, bombers, and fighter aircraft. This punitive action was an international response to an alleged chemical attack deploying Chlorine gas intended for the remaining {{w|Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant}} fighters and enemy factions operating around {{w|Douma, Syria|Douma}}. According to preliminary reports, 40 individuals were killed reporting the most being children and the elderly. President Macron made clear all military strikes would be limited to Syria's chemical weapons programs. The prime directive for there priority targets was to destroy or severely disable the facility. Allocating 105 missiles during the first wave: the Barzad Research and Development facility (76 missiles) was leveled, the Him Shinshar Chemical Weapons Storage Site (22 missiles) was disabled, and Him Shinshar Chemical Weapons Bunker (7 missiles) was disabled. President al-Assad survived the night issuing a statement announcing the Syrian regime would respond but did not elaborate. The effectiveness of a Syrian military response against allied and NATO forces is unknown nor if {{w|Russia}} will back that type of response. According to initial assessments made by the {{w|United States Department of Defense|US Department of Defense}}, Syria's chemical weapons program was set back approximately a year. Russia interpreted last nights attack as, “destructive for the entire system of international relations". Russian President {{w|Vladimir Putin}} issued an emergency session of the {{w|United Nation Security Council}} for the "acts of aggression" against Syria. As a permeant member of the UN Security Council, like the US, they have veto capabilities on possible resolutions unfavorable to Russia or Syria. Cruise missiles and aircraft could be visually seen streaking across Syrian airspace throughout the nighttime raid. Russian state-run television ({{w|TASS}}) reported Syria's Soviet-era air defense system downed 71 of 103 missiles they determined were launched, the number of shot down missiles has not been collaborated by western militaries. Syria has implemented the {{w|S-125 Neva/Pechora|S-125}}, {{w|S-200 (missile)|S-200}}, {{w|Buk missile system|Buk}}, {{w|2K12 Kub|Kvadrat}} and {{w|9K33 Osa|Osa}} air defense systems according to TASS repelled 70% of missiles with no casualties and minor damage to the three targeted facilities, also not collaborated. Russian ambassador to the US, {{w|Anatoly Antonov}}, delivered a message to the White House there will be consequences, as reports of Russian submarines and naval assets were monitoring the military buildup to last nights strikes. Earlier this week, Russian warships departed the Syrian port of Tartus for strategic positi[...]



Syria: Controversy over source of chemical attack

2018-04-14T00:19:03Z

Pi zero: Not ready when reviewed: article needs improvement(s). Add article flag. (Using easy peer review {{tasks|news|npov|re-review}}{{date|April 13, 2018}}{{Syria}} On Friday, [[Russia]]n Defense Minister Major General {{w|Igor Konashenkov}}, claimed the [[UK|British]] were directly involved with April 7's chemical attack in {{w|Douma, Syria|Douma}}, [[Syria]], counter to western intelligence saying it was {{w|Bashar al-Assad}}'s regime aided by the Russians. The accusation did not prevent a multinational coalition, developed over the last week, from issuing a military response to the chemical attack on Friday night with cruise missiles, bombers, and fighter jets. [[File:Igor Konashenkov.jpg|left|thumb|Igor Konashenkov, spokesman for the Russian Ministry of Defense {{image|{{w|Ministry of Defence (Russia)|Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation}}}}]][[File:The ruins of the American missile attack on Syria 01.jpg|200px|left|thumb|Ruins in Syria after the missile attack {{image|Fathi Nizam}}]] April 7's chemical attack is alleged to have killed over 40 individuals with most being children or elderly, the official number has not been released. Western intelligence accuses the Syrian Regime of allegedly using chemical weapons to remove remaining {{w|Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant}} (ISIL) and regime enemy factions still operating in the region. The {{w|Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons}} concluded the chemical was likely {{w|Chlorine}}. Syria is alleged to have other chemical weapons like {{w|Sarin}} which was used in the city of {{w|Khan Shaykhun chemical attack|Khan Shaykhun last year}}. The {{w|United States}} responded with 49 {{w|Tomahawk (missile)|Tomahawk missile}} attacking {{w|2017 Shayrat missile strike|Shayrat airfield}}. The Russian and British governments are at odds over the apparent poisoning of double agent {{w|Poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal|Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia}}. British investigators claim the nerve agent's use was approved by Russian officials at the highest levels. Konashenkov did not address the Skripal poisoning, instead accused British officials, referred to as 'white helmets', entering the city with cameras recording the panic after announcing a chemical attack then began preliminary chemical attack treatment protocol spraying water onto the skin to dilute the agent. The {{w|United Nations Security Council}} met Friday morning allowing the US's Ambassador to the {{w|United Nations}}, {{w|Nikki Haley}}, to align with the British and claimed over seven years the al-Assad Syrian regime, supported by Russia, has executed 50 chemical attacks against multiple groups. US President {{w|Donald Trump}} told Russia to “get ready” for a possible military strike as a number of nations confirmed the intelligence. {{w|France}} on Thursday, announced it had indisputable intelligence the {{w|Chemical weapon|chemical agents}} were Syrian and {{w|Russia}} was complicit. The US, France, Britain, and {{w|NATO}} have moved military assets off the coast and in nearby friendly nations for Friday night's military response. French President {{w|Emmanuel Macron}} said, "France will not allow any escalation that could harm the stability of the region as a whole but we can't let regimes that think they can do everything they want, including the worst things that violate international law, to act." President Macron also clarified military strikes would be towards Syrian chemical capabilities. At 21:00 EST Friday in {{w|Washington, D.C.}} (0100 UTC Saturday), President Trump with President Macron and British Prime Minister {{w|Theresa May}} issued mil[...]



The Collision Conference 2018

2018-04-12T06:27:20Z

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The upcoming event appropriately named "Collision" is one of the fastest growing tech conferences in America. The said event will be held at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans from April 30 to May 30, 2018.

Collision boasts 16 stand-alone conferences, each with a specific focus on a given industry from marketing, design, coding to robotics, SaaS to big data and more. Attendees may also have a chance to get one-on-one advice from influential investors and learn from their high-level attendees. The most anticipated part is their legendary night-time networking events and viewing of personally tailored apps.

Collision 2018 event speakers and attendees are comprised of small to large business tech founders, CEOs and representatives from companies like Microsoft, Oracle, Walmer, Facebook, Cisco, New Media Services, Reddit, Uniliver, ABC News, Hubspot, CNN Digital, Verizon as well as a lot more influencers across the globe.

With a growth rate of over 20,000 attendees from 119 countries in a span of 5 years, Collision present a strong following that can prove to be quite promising for all those in attendance. Providing a way to establish connections from the CEOs of the worlds' fastest growing startups and the world's largest companies, alongside leading investors and media.

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United States Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announces retirement

2018-04-11T20:53:29Z

Pi zero: Changed protection level for "United States Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announces retirement": Excessive vandalism ([Edit=Allow only autoconfirmed users] (indefinite) [Move=Allow only administrators] (indefinite)) {{date|April 14, 2018}} {{United States}} Current [[United States]] {{w|United States Speaker of the House of Representatives|Speaker of the House}} and [[2012 US presidential election|2012 Republican vice presidential candidate]] [[Paul Ryan]] announced Wednesday he will not seek reelection and plans to retire from the [[United States House of Representatives|U.S. House of Representatives]] when his term expires in January. [[File:Paul Ryan 113th Congress.jpg|left|thumb|File photo of Paul Ryan, 2013. {{Image|{{w|US Congress}}}}]] "We all know that I did not seek this job, I took it reluctantly, but I have given this job everything I have and I have no regret whatsoever in accepting this responsibility," Ryan told the press. Ryan took over the Speaker position after [[John Boehner]] retired in 2015. Ryan cited wanting to spend more time with his three children. Some reports suggested he was also disillusioned with the [[Donald Trump|Trump]] presidency. Ryan contradicted this in public: "I'm grateful to the president for giving us this opportunity to do big things to get this country on the right track," he said. According to {{w|Axios (website)|Axios}}, Ryan considered last December's restructuring of the U.S. tax code to be the most important accomplishment during his time as Speaker. President Trump said via [[Twitter]], "Speaker Paul Ryan is a truly good man, and while he will not be seeking re-election, he will leave a legacy of achievement that nobody can question. We are with you Paul!" Senate Minority Leader {{w|Chuck Schumer}} praised Ryan as "a good man who is always true to his word" and said "[w]ith his newfound political freedom, I hope the Speaker uses his remaining time in Congress to break free from the {{w|Far-right politics|hard-right}} factions of his caucus that have kept Congress from getting real things done." Not all reactions to Ryan's departure were admiring. While various {{w|US Democratic Party|Democrats}} and others have opposed Ryan for his Republican views, many Republicans have criticized what they describe as a lack of support for President Trump's projects, such as the {{w|US Mexico border wall}} Trump has proposed to build on the U.S. border with [[Mexico]]. Far-right media outlet ''{{w|Breitbart News}}'' described Ryan on Tuesday as "the leader of the globalist wing of the Republican Party," citing his "pro-immigration, wage-crushing, big business-first record, whereby American workers have been left behind by multinational free trade and mass immigration." {{w|Fox News}} commentator {{w|Sebastian Gorka}} tweeted "GOOD RIDDANCE." Amongst late-night comedians, {{w|Stephen Colbert}} of ''{{w|The Late Show with Stephen Colbert|The Late Show}}'' called him "{{w|CrossFit}} {{w|Count Dracula|Dracula}}" in a reference to his well-documented fondness for fitness programs: "He said today he wants to spend more time with his wife and kids. Which, of course, is what he calls his biceps." {{w|Jimmy Fallon}} of ''{{w|The Tonight Show}}'' added "House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that he is retiring from Congress. He said he wants to spend more time with his children at home, and less time with the child in the White House." Paul Ry[...]



Russian poet Alexander Byvshev convicted for 2015 poem about Ukraine; banned from teaching for three years

2018-04-11T18:07:50Z

Pi zero: I'll remark on this on the talk page; any further action on this should be agreed to there, first (noting, such an agreement might still be admissible to act on within the archive policy as the variations are not drastic) {{date|April 12, 2018}}{{Crime and law}} On Monday, [[Russia|Russian]] poet {{W|Alexander Byvshev}} was convicted under Russian criminal code Article 282§1 by a court in {{W|Oryol Oblast}}, a region of Russia, for his 2015 seven-verse poem {{translation note|''On Ukraine's Independence''.|ru|Russian language|НА НЕЗАВИСИМОСТЬ УКРАИНЫ}} The prosecution said the poem "incites hatred or enmity, and denigration of human dignity". Per the ruling, Byvshev is to serve 330 hours of community service and forbidden to teach for three years. The prosecutor pressed for Byvshev to be imprisoned for two and a half years. The poet did not plead guilty, saying he has the right to express his opinions via the poem. Byvshev uploaded ''On Ukraine's Independence'' on Russian social network {{W|VKontakte}} (VK) on February 22, 2015. Before Byvshev uploaded the poem, it was published by other Ukrainian websites. Previously, on July 13, 2015, Byvshev was sentenced to 300 hours of community service for his March 2014 poem ''To Ukrainian Patriots'', for "inciting hatred or enmity". That poem was about the Russian military's capture of the Ukrainian region of {{W|Crimea}}, which took place days before he published the poem. He also criticised Moscow's support for Ukrainian separatists. Since the occupation of Crimea, the clash between the Ukrainian army and separatists has resulted in a death toll of over ten thousand. On April 4, Byvshev, speaking to Russian website Meduza, said he fulfilled the service requirement by cleaning the streets and cemetery. Byvshev was listed under "List of extremists and terrorists" in June 2015 and hence, his bank account was frozen. He also lost his teaching job. Byvshev used to teach German and French in his hometown, {{W|Kromy, Oryol Oblast|Kromy}}. Byvshev told Meduza he spent his early childhood in eastern Ukraine, from which his mother came. On April 3, Byvshev announced via his social media profile on Facebook that a separate criminal case was commenced for other poems. Speaking to Meduza on April 4, Byvshev said, "People [of Kromy] are afraid to shake my hand. Everyone is cowed [...] It came to the point that when I come to a printing shop and ask to scan some documents, they refuse; they are afraid to become accomplices in my 'crimes'." {{haveyoursay}} == Sources == *{{source |url = https://www.kyivpost.com/ukraine-politics/russian-poet-convicted-pro-ukraine-poetry.html |title = Russian poet convicted for pro-Ukraine poetry |author = Bermet Talant |pub = Kyiv Post |date = April 9, 2018 }} *{{source |url = https://www.unian.info/world/10073738-russian-poet-faces-prison-term-over-poem-in-support-of-ukraine-human-rights-ngo.html |title = Russian poet faces prison term over poem in support of Ukraine - human rights NGO |author = |pub = Ukrainian Independent Information Agency |date = April 9, 2018 }} *{{source |url = http://khpg.org/en/index.php?id=1522933353 |title = Russian poet convicted of ‘incitement’ for poem in support of Ukraine |author = Halya Coynash |pub = Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group |date = April 9, 2018 }} *{{source |url = https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-teacher-byvshev-ukraine-poem-extremism-charges/28833563.html |title = Russian Teacher Faces Second Trial For Poetry Pra[...]



Football: Spanish striker Fernando Torres announces to leave Atlético Madrid after season end

2018-04-09T17:11:10Z

Pi zero: Changed protection level for "Football: Spanish striker Fernando Torres to leave Atlético Madrid after season end": Excessive vandalism ([Edit=Allow only autoconfirmed users] (indefinite) [Move=Allow only administrators] (indefinite)) {{date|April 10, 2018}}{{football}} Yesterday, [[Spain|Spanish]] [[Madrid|capital]] [[football (soccer)|football]] club {{w|Atlético Madrid}}, via their official website, announced Spanish striker {{w|Fernando Torres}} is set to leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the season. In the official statement, the club said they are to pay tribute to Torres in the final league game, which is scheduled for May 20 at Atlético's home stadium, Wanda Metropolitano, against {{w|SD Eibar}}. 34-year-old Torres said, "This will be my last season at the club. As you can see I am playing very little". "It's very difficult to say goodbye for the second time. My aim was to hang up my boots here. I want to keep playing for two, three or five years", Torres added. Torres joined Atlético Madrid's academy aged eleven and made his debut appearance for the ''Rojiblancos'' in 2001. Torres spent six seasons with Atlético, then transferred to [[England|English]] clubs {{w|Liverpool FC}}, then {{w|Chelsea FC}}. Torres returned to his boyhood club after spending a short spell with [[Italy|Italian]] {{w|Serie A}} side {{w|AC Milan}}. Torres had scored 76 goals for Atlético between 2001 and 2007, before leaving for Liverpool. During his tenure at Liverpool, he netted 81 goals. This season, he has scored seven goals in 34 appearances for the club. Atlético Madrid's president, {{w|Enrique Cerezo}}, said: {{translated quote|es|Spanish language|Fernando es una leyenda de nuestro club, siempre hemos dicho que él tendría la decisión sobre su futuro porque ésta es su casa y si ha decidido continuar su carrera profesional a partir de la próxima temporada en otro lugar sólo puedo darle las gracias por todo lo que nos ha dado, que es muchísimo, y decirle que las puertas del Atlético de Madrid siempre estarán abiertas para él cuando decida poner punto y final a su carrera como futbolista|Fernando is a legend in our club, we have always said that he would have the decision regarding his future because this is his house, and if he has decided to continue his professional career in another place starting next season, I can only thank him for everything he has given to us, which is a lot, and tell him that he will always have the doors to Atlético de Madrid open when he decides to finish his career as a football player}}. Regarding Torres' farewell, Cerezo said, {{translated quote|es|Spanish language|Fernando Torres merece la mejor de las despedidas como jugador del Atlético de Madrid y por eso estoy seguro de que la afición nos acompañará en un día especial. Ya estamos trabajando para que sea una jornada inolvidable para la familia atlética y en especial para Fernando|Fernando Torres deserves the best of farewells as a player of Atlético de Madrid, and that is why I am sure that the fans will join us on such a special day. We are already working to make it an unforgettable day for the Atlético family and especially for Fernando}}. {{haveyoursay}} == Related news == *{{wikinews|Fernando Torres signs contract extension with Atlético Madrid|Thursday, July 7, 2018}} == Sources == *{{source |url = http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/43698728 |title = Fernan[...]



Wikinews Shorts: April 8, 2018

2018-04-08T20:27:46Z

Green Giant: Abandoned? {{abandoned|April 16, 2018|userspace=}} {{tasks|news|re-review}}{{Wikinews Shorts header|April 10, 2018}} ==Shirtless man with US flag in Los Angeles, California under police custody after climbing a 200-foot crane== On Sunday, an unidentified shirtless man climbed up a 200-{{w|foot (unit)|foot}} (61-{{w|metre|meter}}) crane located at the constructing site of 6140 W. Hollywood Blvd, starting between 5 pm and 5:15 pm local time. Then he wrapped an {{w|Flag of the United States|American flag}} around him, taken probably atop from the crane. He eventually surrendered to the authorities between 8 pm and 8:15 pm after three hours of the police and firefighting procedures. The paramedics took the (still) unidentified man to a hospital for mental evaluation. '''Sources''' *{{source |url=http://ktla.com/2018/04/08/man-wrapped-in-american-flag-ascends-200-foot-crane-in-hollywood/ |title=Man in Custody After Ascending 200-Foot Crane in Hollywood While Wrapped in American Flag |author=Erika Martin and Steve Kuzj |pub=KTLA |date=April 8, 2018 }} *{{source |url=https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/LAFD-Responds-to-Reports-of-Man-Atop-Crane-in-Hollywood-479103733.html |title=Man Who Climbed Crane Surrenders to Authorities in Hollywood |author={{w|City News Service}} |pub=KNBC |date=April 8, 2018 }} ==Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman and French President Emmanuel Macron meet at France's Elysee Palace== On Tuesday, the {{w|Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia|Crown Prince}} of [[Saudi Arabia]], {{w|Mohammad bin Salman}}, who arrived two days prior in [[Paris]] for a three-day visit in [[France]], had a meeting with the French President {{w|Emmanuel Macron}} at the {{w|Élysée Palace}}, discussing issues like the ongoing civil wars in {{w|Yemeni Civil War (2015–present)|Yemen}} and {{w|Syrian Civil War|Syria}} and conflicts with [[Iran]]. Lebanese Prime Minister {{w|Saad Hariri}} also attended the meeting and posed a {{w|selfie}} with the other two. Bin Salman and Macron had a private dinner at the {{w|Louvre|Louvre Museum}} two days prior on Sunday. The prince's planned meeting with French Prime Minister {{w|Edouard Philippe}} at a {{w|business incubator}} {{w|Station F}}, scheduled for Monday, was cancelled. Bin Salman visited the [[United Kingdom]] for three days and then the [[United States]] for three weeks, where he met CEOs from large tech companies, like {{w|Sundar Pichai}} of [[Google]] and {{w|Tim Cook}} of [[Apple Inc.]] The prince and his country faced criticisms and protest demonstrations over {{w|2017 Saudi Arabian purge|last year's mass arrests of over 200 officials and businesspersons}} and involvement in the Yemeni Civil War. The country has since last year {{w|Women to drive movement|allowed women to drive but not without permission from males}}. '''Related news''' * "[[Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive]]" '''Sources''' *{{source |url=https://apnews.com/f05b76e408c5427ba560e47f045650bf/France's-Macron-and-Saudi-prince-discuss-response-to-Syria |title=France's Macron and Saudi prince discuss response to Syria |author=Sylvie Corbet, Angela Charlton, and Philippe Sotto |pub=Associated Press [...]



Officials in San Bruno, California, identify YouTube shooter

2018-04-04T14:27:24Z

Pi zero: Undo revision 4399882 by 105.112.96.56 (talk) - test edit? {{prepare}} {{tasks|news|re-review}} {{crime and law}} {{date|April 4, 2018}} [[File:YouTube HQ 10.JPG|left|thumb|YouTube Headquarters in San Bruno, CA (BrokenSphere)]] Wednesday, authorities in the [[United States]] city of {{w|San Bruno, California|San Bruno}}, [[California]] have identified {{w|Nasim Aghdam}} as the shooter at [[YouTube]]'s headquarters wounding three individuals before a fatal self-inflicted gunshot wound. The shooting occurred Tuesday with Aghdam, dressed in a white shirt, transversing the light security style campus to an outdoor eating courtyard opening fire with a semi-automatic handgun. The victims included a 36-year-old male listed as critical, a 32-year-old female listed as serious, and a 27-year-old list as fair condition. A fourth person was injured from a non-shooting related incident. All were taken to {{w|San Francisco General Hospital|Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital}} for treatment. Aghdamn, according to witnesses, initiated the attack at 12:45 pm PST (1945 UTC). San Bruno Police arrived at YouTube's headquarters at 12:48 pm PST (1948 UTC) and began searching for the shooter. YouTube employees have said there were upwards of twenty shots fired. Employees began sheltering in placed and made numerous {{w|9-1-1|911}} calls within minutes. In 2009, Aghbam was quoted at {{w|Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton|US Marine Corps Camp Pendleton}} during a {{w|People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals}} protest saying, "For me, animal rights equal human rights." The small protest was over the use of pigs as training tools for medical preparation. According to individuals interviewed by KGO News, no one in the facility knew Aghdam. Her personal website mentions that she has many YouTube accounts and noticed a large decrease in viewers and traffic to the videos that she posted online using YouTube. She claims that her work was censored and "suppressed" by YouTube. She writes: "There is no free speech in the real world and you will be suppressed for telling the truth that is not supported by the system. Videos of targeted users are filtered and merely relegated so that people can hardly see their videos." According YouTube's advertising policy smaller channels based on viewership would receive reduced advertising payments. Many of Aghdam's smaller channels may have been affected by this policy. Investigators have yet to definitively declare Aghdam's motive. A number of misleading and fictional reports, referred to as {{w|fake news}}, proliferated the hours following the shooting. In one case, a fraudster took control of a legitimate [[Twitter]] account belonging to YouTube employee Vadim Lavrusik, who had already made some authentic posts about the event and began adding false posts peppered with homophobic language claiming that someone had gone missing. Twitter chief {{w|Jack Dorsey}} personally participated in efforts to remove this and other false Tweets. Other hoaxes included claims that the shooter was Buzzfeed reporter {{w|Jane Lytvynenko}} or comedian {{w|Sam Hyde}}. {{haveyoursay}} == Sources == *{{source |url = https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/05/technology/corporate-security-active-shooter-youtube.html |title = YouTube Shooting Puts a Focus on Workplace Security |author = Tiffany Hsu and Jack Nicas |pub = The New York Times |date = April 5, 2018 }} *{{source |url = https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/03/us/y[...]



Woolworths to ban single-use plastic bags in Australia

2018-04-04T01:53:52Z

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[[File:Shopping_bags_grey_color.jpg|thumb|left|Single-use plastic bags. {{Image|Troy Kelly}}]]
[[File:Green bad woolworths.jpg|thumb|left|A reusable Woolworths bag. {{Image|erostrend}}]]
In a statement on Wednesday, Brad Banducci, the chief executive of {{w|Woolworths Supermarkets|Woolworths}}, a large retail supermarket in [[Australia]], announced a plan to ban free single-use plastic bags in Woolworths stores in [[Queensland]], [[Victoria]], [[New South Wales]], and [[Western Australia]]. The ban would apply from June 20 this year, eleven days earlier than the deadline of July 1 set by some of the states' legislation.

The planned bans in the stores in Queensland, Victoria, and Western Australia follow state legislation requiring the single-use bags to be banned by July 1. However, Woolworth's plan to ban single-use plastic bags in its stores in New South Wales was voluntary.

Reusable plastic bags would be sold for fifteen cents; canvas, 99 cents.

The change reportedly would affect Woolworths supermarkets, {{W|BWS (liquor retailer)|BWS}} liquor stores, Woolworth Metro stores, and petrol stations that have shops operated by Woolworths.

Advocates of the change have cited environmental concerns. Brad Banducci said, "Our teams have been working hard behind the scenes to accelerate the rollout of this plan so we can start making a positive impact on the environment as quickly as possible".

Starting from July last year, {{w|Coles Supermarkets|Coles}} and Woolworths had originally planned to phase out single-use plastic bags by June 30.

{{w|Tasmania}}, {{w|South Australia}}, {{w|Canberra}} and the {{w|Northern Territory}} were already not using single-use plastic bags following state bans, SBS reported.

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Thirteen-year-old boy in Los Angeles is rescued from a sewage pipe

2018-04-03T08:55:56Z

Pi zero: Changed protection level for "Thirteen-year-old boy in Los Angeles, California thanks city personnel for rescue from sewage pipe": Excessive vandalism ([Edit=Allow only autoconfirmed users] (indefinite) [Move=Allow only administrators] (indefinite)) {{Disasters and accidents}}{{date|April 8, 2018}} On Friday, thirteen-year-old boy Jesse Hernandez thanked city personnel at the {{w|Los Angeles City Hall|city hall}} of {{w|Los Angeles}}, {{w|California}} for rescuing him from an underground city sewage pipe near {{w|Griffith Park}} in Los Angeles four days prior on Monday. The rescue was a result of a search and rescue operation on April 1 — {{w|Easter|Easter Sunday}} — that took over twelve hours after the boy fell into the sewage by accident. Hernandez said, "I'm so thankful to everybody who was involved in my rescue. Because of them I'm back with my family. And God for giving me another chance to live." On April 1, Hernandez and some friends went to play at an abandoned maintenance building. At around 4:30 PM local time, he fell through a {{w|Plank (wood)|wooden plank}} that broke, down about {{ft to m|25}} into the sewage, according to {{w|Los Angeles Fire Department}} spokesman Brian Humphrey. Adults, immediately told by other children, dialed emergency helpline number 9-1-1. More than 100 people participated in the twelve-hour search-and-rescue effort. The city workers also used a video camera mounted to a floating device. The environmentally toxic sewage was floating around fifteen {{w|miles per hour}} (about 24 {{w|kilometres per hour}}), and anyone falling into it had "slim" chance of surviving, Humphrey said, calling the result "miraculous". City workers identified a search area for Hernandez's location consisting of 6,400 {{w|foot (unit)|feet}} (about 2 {{w|kilometre|kilometers}}) of pipes, 4 feet (1.2 {{w|metre|metres}}) in diameter. After thoroughly inspecting about 2,500 feet (760 metres) of pipes, at around 4 am local time, they found handprints on sewers via the camera, helping rescuers identify the spot near the {{w|Ventura Freeway#California State Route 134|134 [State] Freeway}}, about 1 {{w|mile}} (1.6 kilometres) from the abandoned building. When they went to the camera's location, the rescuers heard the boy screaming, "Help!" The rescue workers lowered a hose 11 feet (3.4 metres) down into the pipe to Hernandez. The boy was treated by paramedics for decontamination, used a worker's cell phone to notify his parents he was rescued, and was transported to the hospital. The hospital released him by 11:15 AM, local time. Later that week, city councilman {{w|David Ryu}} announced city plans to demolish, or secure, any abandoned maintenance buildings, including the one where Hernandez fell from, to avoid similar situations happening again. {{haveyoursay}} == Sources == *{{source |url=https://www.cbsnews.com/news/teen-who-fell-in-los-angeles-sewer-thanks-rescue-crews/ |title=Teen who fell into Los Angeles sewer system thanks rescue crews |author= |pub=CBS News |date=April 7, 2018 }} *{{source |url=http://abc7.com/boy-who-fell-into-drainage-pipe-in-griffith-park-re[...]



Two US Republican politicians co-write deadline letter to Linux about security in open-source software

2018-04-03T07:53:51Z

Pi zero: Protected "US Republicans query Linux Foundation about open-source security": Excessive vandalism ([Edit=Allow only autoconfirmed users] (indefinite) [Move=Allow only administrators] (indefinite)) {{date|April 4, 2018}} {{computing}} On Monday, two {{w|US Republican Party}} legislators, {{w|Greg Walden}} and {{w|Frank Pallone|Frank Pallone Jr.}}, respectively the chairman and the ranking member of the {{w|United States House Committee on Energy and Commerce}}, co-wrote a public letter to {{w|Jim Zemlin}}, executive director of The {{w|Linux Foundation}}, about {{w|open-source software}} (OSS) and improving its security. They requested Zemlin to answer their questions by no later than April 16. The letter contained the following four questions; each of the first two has a further two follow-up questions.
  1. Has the CII [{{w|Core Infrastructure Initiative}}] performed a comprehensive study of which pieces of OSS are most crucial to the "global information infrastructure"?
    1. If not, does the CII plan to perform such a study?
    2. What would the CII need in order to do so?
  2. Has the CII, or any other organizations, compiled any statistics on OSS usage?
    1. If not, does the CII plan to perform such a study?
    2. What would the CII need in order to do so?
  3. In your estimation, how sustainable and stable is the OSS ecosystem?
  4. Based on your response to the previous question, how can the OSS ecosystem be made more sustainable and stable?
Walden and Pallone exemplified {{w|Heartbleed}}, a "critical cybersecurity vulnerability" that allowed the hacking of websites and passwords, and millions of medical records in 2014. They also wrote that, in response to that vulnerability, The Linux Foundation established a multi-million dollar project, the Core Infrastructure Initiative, intended to improve the global infrastucture of such software. The politicians noted large tech companies like {{w|Microsoft}}, {{w|Apple Inc.}}, and {{w|Adobe Systems}} respond more quickly to such critical vulnerabilities than distributors and developers of open-source software. Open-source software is "publicly accessible" and usually freely-licensed for a wide range of use, such as modification and commercial uses. Walden and Pallone also expressed praise toward open-source software and cited a 2015 survey conducted by Black Duck Software saying 78% of companies used such software. {{haveyoursay}} == Sources == *{{source |url=http://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/381329-lawmakers-press-linux-on-security-of-open-source-software |title=Lawmakers press Linux on security of open-source software |author=Morgan Chalfant |pubtarget=The Hill (newspaper) |pub=The Hill |date=Ap[...]



North Korea and South Korea announce summit for April 27

2018-03-29T19:23:51Z

Pi zero: Changed protection level for "North, South Korea announce summit about 'denuclearization and peace' for April 27": Archiving the article ([Edit=Allow only administrators] (indefinite) [Move=Allow only administrators] (indefinite)) {{date|March 30, 2018}} [[File:Kim Jong-un at the Workers' Party of Korea main building.png|thumb|left|Kim Jong-un in March 2018 {{image|{{w|Blue House}}}}]][[File:Moon Jae-in (2017-10-01) cropped.jpg|thumb|right|Moon Jae-in in February 2018 {{Image|South Korean government}}]] Yesterday, [[North Korea]] and [[South Korea]] announced a top-level summit to be held on April 27. The summit, the third of its kind, was announced in a joint statement released through South Korea's {{w|Ministry of Unification}}. The two nations agreed to the summit after talks between North Korea's Chairman of the {{w|Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland}}, Ri Son-gwon, and South Korea's Minister of Unification, Cho Myoung-Gyon. Minister Cho told a press conference, "Today, both sides exchanged their opinions on matters like a possible agenda for the upcoming inter-Korean summit[...] The two Koreas have decided to join forces to make the summit a success, based on our consensus about how historically significant the summit will be in terms of denuclearization and peace on the Korean Peninsula, as well as the inter-Korean relationship". The {{w|foreign=suppress|2018 inter-Korean summit|April 27 summit}} would be attended by North Korea's Supreme Leader [[Kim Jong-un]] and South Korea's President [[Moon Jae-in]], if it unfolds as announced. The previous top-level summits took place in {{w|2000 inter-Korean summit|2000}} and {{w|2007 inter-Korean summit|2007}}. Unlike the previous two summits which took place in North Korea, the upcoming summit was scheduled to be held at the {{w|Inter-Korean Peace House}}, controlled by South Korea. {{haveyoursay}} == Related news == *{{wikinews|title=South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun to meet with Kim Jong-il|date=October 2, 2007}} == Sources == *{{source |url = http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=3046250 |title = Third inter-Korean summit set for Apr. 27 |author = Lee Sung-Eun |pub = Korea JoongAng Daily |date = March 29, 2018 }} *{{source |url = http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-koreas-talks-20180329-story.html |title = North and South Korea agree: Their leaders will hold a summit on April 27 in the DMZ |author = Matt Stiles |pub = Los Angeles Times |date = March 29, 2018 }} *{{source |url = http://www.korea.net/NewsFocus/policies/view?articleId=156547# |title = Two Koreas agree to summit on April 27 |author = Sohn JiAe |pub = Korea.net |date = March 29, 2018 }} {{Publish}} {{Archive}} [[Category:Asia]] [[Category:North Korea]] [[Category:South Korea]] [[Category:Korean Peninsula]] [[Category:Politics and conflicts]] [[Category:Kim Jong-un]] [[Category:Moon Jae-in]][...]



Steve Smith and David Warner banned for 12 months following the ball tampering controversy

2018-03-28T12:26:48Z

Pi zero: Changed protection level for "Australian cricketers Steve Smith, David Warner banned from 2018 Indian Premier League after ball tampering incident": Excessive vandalism ([Edit=Allow only autoconfirmed users] (indefinite) [Move=Allow only administrators] (indefinite)) {{date|March 31, 2018}}{{cricket}} {{Multiple image|direction=horizontal|align=left|image1=Steve Smith (cricketer), 2014 (cropped).jpg|image2=DAVID WARNER (11704782453).jpg|width1=126|width2=146|footer=Steve Smith (left) and David Warner (right) have been banned for twelve months from international cricket.{{image|NAPARAZZI}}}} On Wednesday, {{w|Board of Control for Cricket in India}} (BCCI) announced [[Australia]]n [[cricket]]ers {{W|David Warner (cricketer)|David Warner}} and {{W|Steve Smith (cricketer)|Steve Smith}} were banned from this year's {{w|Indian Premier League}} (IPL) after the {{w|2018 Australian ball-tampering scandal|ball tampering incident}} in a [[Cape Town]] test match versus [[South Africa]]. The ban imposed by the Committee of Administrators, appointed by the {{w|Indian Supreme Court}}, came a day after {{w|Cricket Australia}} (CA) announced Warner and Smith were banned from international as well as domestic cricket in Australia for a year for breaking Cricket Australia's code of conduct — violating spirit of the game — per Article 2.3.5, and {{w|Cameron Bancroft (cricketer)|Cameron Bancroft}} received a similar ban from CA for nine months. In a statement, BCCI said, "The BCCI hopes that the cricketers participating in the IPL hold the highest regard for the Spirit of Cricket and Code of Conduct for Players and Match Officials." This dissolved AU$2.4 million contracts of the two. Smith and Warner had vacated their positions as {{W|Rajasthan Royals}}' and {{W|Sunrisers Hyderabad}}'s captains earlier. BCCI's President CK Khanna, IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla and BCCI Secretary Amitabh Choudhary were consulted by the Committee of Administrators for the ban. Rajasthan Royals named [[India]]n batsman {{W|Ajinkya Rahane}} as the new captain, while Sunrisers Hyderabad announced New Zealand's {{w|Kane Williamson}} as the captain. Both the franchise are allowed to make replacements, BCCI had said in the statement. Warner was the highest run-scorer in last year's IPL and won the 2016 edition of IPL with [[Hyderabad, India|Hyderabad]]. This year's IPL is to start on April 7. {{W|Cameron Bancroft (cricketer)|Cameron Bancroft}} was banned for nine months for actually tampering with the match ball, instructed by David Warner. Bancroft later mislead the match officials when he was caught tampering with the ball. The sanctions by CA include Warner never to be considered for Australia's captain for demonstrating and instructing a junior player how to tamper with the ball. Bancroft, and captain Steve Smith, who knew about the misconduct, but did not act to prevent it, as well as tried to cover up the matter, may be considered for the captaincy after two years. Bancroft, who was seen rubbing the match ball with something, later identified as sandpaper, said, "I'm not proud of what's happened and I have to live with th[...]



K-pop band 100%'s lead singer Seo Minwoo dies at 33 due to heart attack

2018-03-27T03:00:55Z

Pi zero: Changed protection level for "K-pop band 100%'s lead singer Seo Minwoo dies": Archiving the article ([Edit=Allow only administrators] (indefinite) [Move=Allow only administrators] (indefinite)) {{date|March 28, 2018}}[[File:121103 민우 01 (cropped).jpg|thumb|left|180px|Seo Minwoo in 2012 {{Image|[http://chojonghwan.tistory.com/entry/121103-%EB%B0%B1%ED%8D%BC%EC%84%BC%ED%8A%B8-%EA%B9%80%ED%8F%AC%ED%8C%AC%EC%82%AC%EC%9D%B8%ED%9A%8C flybird]}}]]{{obituaries}} On Monday, [[South Korea]]'s {{w|TOP Media}} entertainment management company announced {{w|Seo Minwoo}}, lead singer of {{w|K-pop}} band {{w|100%}}, had died at his home in South Korean capital {{w|Seoul}} on Sunday; reportedly, in the evening, local time. In the official statement, the agency said, {{translated quote|ko|Korean language|고인은 서울 강남 자택에서 심정지 상태로 발견 119구급대가 출동하였으나 사망판정을 받았습니다.|The deceased was found to have a {{wikt|cardiac arrest}} in his home in {{w|Gangnam}}, Seoul. 119 [helpline number] paramedics were dispatched, but he was found to have died.}} Seo was 33 years old. He made his acting debut more than a decade ago, in 2006. He appeared in Korean television series ''{{w|sister=w:ko|반올림_3|Sharp 3}}''. A year later, Seo appeared in ''{{w|The King and I (TV series)|The King and I}}''. In 2012, Seo took up singing, and became the lead singer of 100%. In 2014, Seo rendered compulsory military service. He featured in another television drama in 2016 called ''Twenty thousand won to Pyongyang''. {{translated quote|ko|Korean language|장례는 유가족의 뜻에 따라 조용히 치를 예정입니다|The funeral will be held quietly according to the will of the family}}, TOP media's announcement read. The boy band had concerts scheduled for April 21 and April 30 in [[Japan]]. {{haveyoursay}} == Sources == *{{source |url=https://100pct.jp/profiles |title=Profile |lang=ja |author= |pub=100% Japan Official Site |pubtarget=100% (band) |date= March 28 (date of access) }} *{{source |url = https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/mar/27/seo-minwoo-k-pop-boyband-100-percent-dies-aged-33 |title = Seo Minwoo, member of K-pop boyband 100%, dies aged 33 |author = Laura Snapes |pub = The Guardian |date = March 27, 2018 }} *{{source |url = http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20180326000798 |title = Minwoo of K-pop act 100% dies |author = Im Eun-byel |pub = The Korea Herald |date = March 26, 2018 }} *{{source |url = http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2018/03/682_246219.html |title = Leader of K-pop band 100% dies of heart attack |author = |pub = Korea Times |date = March 26, 2018 }} *{{source |url = http://www.itopgroup.com/bbs/board.php?bo_table=M04&wr_id=270 |title = 티오피미디어입니다 |lang = ko |author = |pub = TOP Media |date = March 26, 2018 }} {{Publish}} {{Archive}} [[Category:Asia]] [[Category:South Korea]] [[Category:Obituaries]] [[Category:Music]] [[Category:Culture and entertainment]] [[Category:Korean Peninsula]] [[Category:Acagastya (Wikinewsie)]][...]



US: FBI's work with Pulse Nightclub shooter's father complicates case of daughter-in-law

2018-03-27T02:00:11Z

Pi zero: Changed protection level for "US: FBI's work with Orlando shooter's father is not grounds for mistrial in wife's case": Archiving the article ([Edit=Allow only administrators] (indefinite) [Move=Allow only administrators] (indefinite)) {{date|March 28, 2018}}{{Florida}} {{img|filename=Omar Mateen.jpg|caption=Booking photo Omar Marteen, the gunman in the Pulse Nightclub shooting|author=Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles}} Noor Salman, wife of {{w|Orlando nightclub shooting|Pulse Nightclub shooter}} {{w|Omar Mateen}}, was denied a mistrial Monday even as defense filings showed the father, Seddique Mateen, was a confidential informant for the {{w|Federal Bureau of Investigation}} (FBI). The FBI has since confirmed Seddique Mateen was a human intelligence asset between January 2005 to June 2016, performing several actions on behalf of the FBI. Omar Mateen targeted the {{w|Pulse nightclub|Pulse}} nightclub located outside [[Orlando]], [[Florida]] frequented by the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender ([[LGBT]]) community on June 12, 2016. He did so as a show of allegiance to [[ISIS]] and ISIS leader {{w|Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi}}, as stated during his {{w|9-1-1|911}} calls made before and during the shooting. Omar Mateen was killed after a {{w|SWAT}} team entered the club. Salman was subsequently charged with {{w|aiding and abetting}} a foreign terror organization and {{w|obstruction of justice}} for her alleged knowledge of the impending attack. If convicted, Salman faces life without parole. An email, authored by Assistant US Attorney Sara Sweeney, acknowledged the relationship between Seddique Mateen and the FBI. Noor Salman's defense submitted the following in writing to the court: "Despite the Government's email, it still has not provided the defense with any reports or documentation concerning Seddique Mateen's conduct, including his transfer of funds... There are two viable theories of defense that could have been developed … First, Omar Mateen conspired with his father, rather than Noor Salman, to commit the acts. Alternatively, the FBI's purported interviews with Ms. Salman were directed to evading the negligence they exercised with their own informant with to finding an additional culprit rather than their own informant." All exculpatory evidence, if it benefits the defense, must be turned over to the defense per the {{w|Brady disclosure|Brady Rule}}. U.S. District Judge {{w|Paul G. Byron}} aggressively addressed Federal prosecutors without the jury present about the potential violation which governs the suppression of investigation findings. Among the missing information, were documents showing Saddique Mateen made large monetary transactions from March 16 to June 5, 2016 to [[Turkey]] and [[Afghanistan]]. Saddique Mateen's FBI handlers were tipped about his collection of between {{w|United States dollar|US$}}50,000 and US$100,000 for purposes of attacking the [[Pakistan]]i government, a US ally. In Judge Byron's decision, after reviewing Seddique Mateen's information, he stated: "This trial is not about Seddique Mateen. It's about Noor Salman." {{haveyoursay}} == Related news == *{{wikinews|title=At least 50 dead in shooting at Florida nightclub|date=June 12, 2016}} == Sources == *{{source[...]



Caboolture capture 2017/18 cricket premiership on Australia's Sunshine Coast

2018-03-25T09:41:03Z

Green Giant: Delink {{tl|tasks|news|src|re-review}}{{tl|Australia}} {{tl|date|March 25, 2018}} {{w|Caboolture}} defeated Glasshouse outright on Saturday to win the Sunshine Coast Cricket Association division one premiership at John Blanck Oval in {{w|Buderim}}, {{w|Australia}}. The first two days of the match were played on the 17th and 18th of March. Rain delayed play on the first day. This caused play on the final two days of play to be extend by an hour. When the umpire allowed play to proceed, Glasshouse won the toss and elected to bat first. They managed to score 129 before being bowled out. Caboolture could only manage 94 runs in their first innings. "We were pretty down and out at the end of last week and we knew it was going to be a mammoth task to come back and hopefully win the game," Caboolture captain Glen Batticciotto said. "All the odds were against us and I'm just really happy with how the boys just never gave up and fought all the way to the end." Caboolture got Glasshouse out in their second innings for another 129 This left them 165 runs to get. The Snakes managed to chase down the total to win by eight wickets. Glasshouse captain Jeremy Schultz says his side had enough runs to defend. “They probably showed us how we should have batted, he said “They had a lot more intent in their shots.” {{Picture select|noborder=yes|width=600px |[[File:SCCA Grand final 2017-18 1.jpg|588px]] {{image|media=photo|Patrick Gillett}} |[[File:SCCA Grand final 2017-18 2.jpg|588px]] {{image|media=photo|Patrick Gillett}} |[[File:SCCA Grand final 2017-18 3.jpg|588px]] {{image|media=photo|Patrick Gillett}} |[[File:SCCA Grand final 2017-18 4.jpg|588px]] {{image|media=photo|Patrick Gillett}} |[[File:SCCA Grand final 2017-18 5.jpg|588px]] {{image|media=photo|Patrick Gillett}} |[[File:SCCA Grand final 2017-18 6.jpg|588px]] {{image|media=photo|Patrick Gillett}} |[[File:SCCA Grand final 2017-18 7.jpg|588px]] {{image|media=photo|Patrick Gillett}} |[[File:SCCA Grand final 2017-18 8.jpg|588px]] {{image|media=photo|Patrick Gillett}} |[[File:SCCA Grand final 2017-18 9.jpg|588px]] {{image|media=photo|Patrick Gillett}} |[[File:SCCA Grand final 2017-18 10.jpg|588px]] {{image|media=photo|Patrick Gillett}} |[[File:Glen Batticciatto.ogg|588px]] Caboolture cricket captain Glen Batticciatto talks to the media. {{image|media=video|Patrick Gillett}} |[[File:Jeremy Schultz.ogg|588px]] Glasshouse cricket captain Jeremy Schultz talks to the media]] {{image|media=video|Patrick Gillett}} |}} {{haveyoursay}} == Sources == {{tl|original}} *{{source |url = https://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/news/snakes-continue-cricket-dominance-with-another-pre/3370138/ |title = Snakes continue cricket dominance with another premiership |author = Tom Threadingham |pub = Sunshine Coast Daily |date = March 24, 2018 }} [[:Category:Cricket]] [[:Category:Sunshine Coast]] [[:Category:Queensland]] [[:Category:Sports]][...]