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Author: 0 Dogs attack 6755 postal workers last year

Postal Service shows that the problem persists even after years of consumer education. In their study, USPS reports Los Angeles as the highest-ranking city for dog attacks on their employees. USPS officials said there were 6,755 dog attacks on USPS workers nationwide last year, up more than 200 from the previous year. Pastorie has works as letter carrier for 16-year and has had several dog incidents in that time.

Business Oil prices hit high after U.S. missile strike in Syria
Author: 0 Oil prices hit high after U.S. missile strike in Syria

There are worries also that prices above $50 will encourage United States shale producers to ramp up production as it becomes more cost-effective. The closely-watched US employment report , due later Friday US time, and Russia's response to the US strike on Syria is expected to determine how Wall Street ends the week, he said.

Business Wonga data breach may affect '245000 in UK'
Author: 0 Wonga data breach may affect '245000 in UK'

UK-based payday loan lender Wonga said in a statement on Sunday that its network had been hacked, leading to the theft of 270,000 customers' private data (including 245,000 in the United Kingdom and 25,000 in Poland). "We also recommend that you look out for any unusual activity across any bank accounts and online portals". The police and Information Commissioner's Office have been informed.

Author: 0 Sergio Garcia wins The Masters in dramatic fashion

His opening round Thursday was marred when he took a quadruple-bogey nine at the par-5 15th. "Hopefully, one day" for real. As Garcia would attest, however, winning the first one is often the most hard. And it was Jose Maria Olazabal, who won the Masters in 1994 and 1999, who sent him a text on the eve of the Masters telling Garcia to believe and "to not let things get to me like I've done in the past".

Author: 0 Indianapolis ranks ninth for dog attacks on mail carriers

Safety Director Linda DeCarlo said. A pitbull named Lucy participates in an awareness event at a YMCA in Los Angeles as part of the U.S. Postal Service's National Dog Bite Prevention Week onThursday, April 6, 2017. For instance, the agency now has an area in its Package Pickup application that allows customers to indicate if there are dogs at their address when package pickups are scheduled.

Author: 0 Syrian governor confirms air base operating again

So far, Assad's ability to use chemical weapons does not seem significantly degraded by the USA attack. "I don't think anything is off the table", Haley said. Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, said "getting Assad out is not the only priority" and that countering Iran's influence in Syria was another.

Author: 0 China's state-run news agency blasts Trump for bombing Syria

He has threatened to act unilaterally if China - North Korea's main ally and benefactor - fails to do more to curb its neighbor's activities. It claims its nuclear weapons are a necessary deterrent to the USA military threat. South Korean and United States forces are also involved in annual joint military drills that run until the end of April. Several North Korean anniversaries in April could be an opportunity for Pyongyang to conduct nuclear or missile tests, South Korean defence ministry ...

Author: 0 Australia floodwaters still rising, police search for missing

The disaster zone stretched 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) from Queensland state's tropical resort islands and Gold Coast tourist strip to the farmlands of New South Wales state. No deaths were reported, but authorities feared fatalities after logging more than 100 flood rescues during the night. A storm can leave in its wake a trail of destruction and devastation, but as Cyclone Debbie made its way through Queensland, Australia, residents of Burdekin Shire weren't expecting to find a ...

Author: 0 US strike on Syrian air base has limited impact on Assad

A Kremlin spokesman said Russian president Vladimir Putin considered the strike on "aggression against a sovereign state" that was done under "an invented pretext". Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, the president's national security adviser, said the strike "should" shift Assad's calculus on chemical weapons. "In response, our president has essential said we are ready to give the necessary support", he said.

Author: 0 California drought lifted by governor

On Friday, according to the state's Governor Jerry Brown, one of the worst droughts in California's history has officially ended. California's drought ran from the 2012 to 2016 water years, with 2012 to 2015 being the state's driest years on record.

Author: 0 Wet Winter Ends California's Drought Emergency

In spite of previous depletion, state water reservoirs may see increased increased levels in the near future due to a 2017 Sierra Nevada snow pack recorded at 164 percent of average levels, according to NPR's Kirk Siegler. The winter rainfall, caused by so-called "Pineapple Express" storms that march across the Pacific from Hawaii, dramatically reduced the percentage of California under drought.

Business L Brands, Other Mall Retailer Stocks Rising on March Sales Figures
Author: 0 L Brands, Other Mall Retailer Stocks Rising on March Sales Figures

Pacific Crest lowered shares of L Brands to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, April 4th. Finally, Atlantic Securities lowered shares of L Brands from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $56.00 target price for the company.in a research note on Thursday, February 23rd.

Author: 0 U.S. to Move Carrier Strike Group Closer to Korean Peninsula

The strike group, called Carl Vinson, includes an aircraft carrier and will make its way towards the Korean peninsula from Singapore, according to the official, who was not authorised to speak to the media and requested anonymity. It has also conducted five suspected nuclear tests, including two previous year. It started routine patrol operations in the South China Sea on February 18.

Author: 0 EU Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea

The U.S. removed its nukes from South Korea 25 years ago. North Korea's ambassador to Moscow says Pyongyang is ready to deliver the "most ruthless blow" to any provocative move by the United States during an ongoing joint military drill with South Korea and Japan in waters off the troubled Korean Peninsula.

Author: 0 Delta says 150 more flights canceled as storm effects linger

Delta said last afternoon that its operations are stabilising, but there aren't enough crews available to staff its flights, in part because of federal regulations on rest for crews. This latest Delta disruption isn't the first to put a halt to its operations. Chen said he and his family had had enough, opting to drive 16 hours from NY after their Delta flight to Atlanta was first delayed then cancelled.

Author: 0 Abe welcomes Trump's security commitment in phone talks over Syria

Second, Beijing could negotiate the removal from South Korea of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, a missile-defense system known as Thaad. Days before the 2013 inauguration of South Korea's then-President Park Geun-hye, the North conducted its third nuclear test, making world headlines again and inviting toughened United Nations sanctions.

Author: 0 Greece: Athens Reaches Agreement With Creditors on Bailout

The last time Greece faced potential bankruptcy was in July 2015, when its government eventually agreed to a three-year bailout that could amount to €86 billion. But opposition party members with knowledge of the bailout negotiations are not necessarily buying into the government's narrative.Instead, they are not ruling out a scenario whereby Athens will receive a new round of promises about debt relief but the parts of the agreement regarding Greece's participation in the QE program, and the ...

Business Man killed by drunken driver was a Medgar Evers College student
Author: 0 Man killed by drunken driver was a Medgar Evers College student

The 21-year-old rollerblader killed by an accused drunken driver in Brooklyn was a second-year biology student, his family said Sunday. Witnesses said driver then kept going, hitting two more vehicles. When the auto came to a stop, the driver got out of the vehicle, leaving his friend behind, and tried to make a run for it before police captured him just blocks away, officials said.

Business India, Bangladesh should work for a deadline to solve Teesta issue
Author: 0 India, Bangladesh should work for a deadline to solve Teesta issue

The Indian president said he was moved by Hasina visiting New Delhi and sharing his grief following the death of his wife Suvra who hailed from Narail district of Bangladesh. An MoU was signed for establishing Border Haats along the India-Bangladesh border. Referring to the elusive Teesta water-sharing issue, he said: "I firmly believe that it is only my government and your excellency, Sheikh Hasina , your government that can and will find an early solution to Teesta water sharing".

Author: 0 Tampa avoids brunt of weather-related flight delays

Overall, Delta has canceled more than 3,000 flights as a result of last week's storms. Delta Air Lines canceled approximately 275 flights as of Saturday morning. Delta has one of the most enviable track records in the airline industry. The carrier had 161 days in 2016 without a cancellation on its mainline operations.

Business Dead in I-95 Crash in Essex County
Author: 0 Dead in I-95 Crash in Essex County

The crash happened on I-95 near exit 53 on the northbound side. Two vehicles appeared to be racing on Interstate 95 in Boxford Saturday night, just moments before a fatal crash. Police confirm three people have been transported to Beverly Hospital. Police are saying three cars were involved in the crash. The driver of the Acura was identified as a 64-year-old North Hampton, New Hampshire, man, and his passenger, a woman who is also 64 from the same town.

Author: 0 Assad Allies Vow Reprisals Against Aggression On Syria

Shamkhani said the U.S. aggression was in line with attempts to raise the spirits of the terrorist elements in the Arab country. In a telephone conversation on Sunday with his Syrian counterpart, Ali Mamlouk, Shamkhani stressed on Iran's continuous support to the Syrian people and government and its intent to "totally" eliminate the foreign-backed terrorist groups and providing widespread security.

Business Ousted South Korea President Park Geun-Hye Arrested, Jailed
Author: 0 Ousted South Korea President Park Geun-Hye Arrested, Jailed

After questioning Park during the March 30 hearing for the arrest warrant requested by the prosecutors, Kang Bu-yeong, the judge in charge of warrants for the Seoul Central District Court, issued the warrant at 3:03 am on March 31. If the warrant is granted Park will be detained and taken to a detention centre south of the capital, becoming the third former leader to be arrested over corruption in Asia's fourth-largest economy, where politics and big business have always been closely tied.

Author: 0 Allies Rally Behind US After Syria Strikes, Kremlin Continues Condemnation

The Pentagon reports 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles were fired from two us warships in the Mediterranean Sea. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for an impartial probe of this week's suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria and warned that USA missile strikes in response risked escalating extremism in the region.

Author: 0 Council nod to 4 rules for GST

He said, the new tax regime will be "hugely positive" for the country's economic growth and together with demonetisation and JAM (Jandhan, Aadhaar and mobile phone) will generate more employment than ever before. The GST, which seeks to overhaul India's complicated taxing system by replacing 17 different taxes with a single levy, was passed by the Rajya Sabha on August 3.

Business Trump presses Xi on trade, N Korea
Author: 0 Trump presses Xi on trade, N Korea

Official Chinese media covered the U.S. Some Chinese analysts viewed the strike's timing as no coincidence. On China's muscle flexing in the East and South China seas and its human rights record, Trump and Xi merely stated their cases. "It has been a typical tactic of the United States to send a strong political message by attacking other countries using advanced warplanes and cruise missiles", said the article.

Business Red Sox blank Bucs in 12
Author: 0 Red Sox blank Bucs in 12

Their largest source of protection, David Ortiz , retired after having the most successful season as a 40-year-old in Major League Baseball history with 38 home runs and 127 RBI. 1 prospect Yoan Moncada. Reigning AL Cy Young Award victor Rick Porcello (1-0) gave up 3 runs and 6 hits in 61/3 innings while striking out five. Pittsburgh will hope for a rebound performance from its star outfielders - Andrew McCutchen and Starling Marte - who combined to go 0-for-8 on Monday , with McCutchen ...

Author: 0 Hundreds rally in Belgrade to protest over election win for Vucic

With 92% of votes counted, Vucic won 55.1%, followed by former Ombudsman Sasa Jankovic with 16,7%, and comedian Luka Maksimovic (Ljubisa Preletacevic ) with 9,5%. Vucic visited Merkel and then went on to Moscow to talk to Putin on the eve of Sunday's presidential vote, which he won by a landslide. Serbian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Aleksandar Vucic speaks after his win in presidential election at his headquarters in Belgrade, Serbia, April 2, 2017.

Author: 0 Two girls denied entry on United flight for wearing leggings

Guerin added that all three passengers missed the flight as a result, and he did not know if they had boarded a later plane or made alternate travel arrangements. United Airlines has embarked on a Twitter campaign to remind passengers that #leggingsarewelcome. 3 girls inspected for wearing perfectly acceptable leggings.

Business U.S. wins doubles, close Davis Cup margin
Author: 0 U.S. wins doubles, close Davis Cup margin

Kyrgios is due to face Sock in Sunday's opening reverse singles rubber, although Hewitt is anticipating another curve ball from the USA after the world number 15 was a late replacement for Sam Querrey in the doubles. Hewitt said it was no surprise Sock - the highest-ranked player in the tie - was subbed into the doubles after United States captain Jim Courier had telegraphed the possibility of a late change.

Business Imam-e-Kaaba calls on PM Nawaz Sharif
Author: 0 Imam-e-Kaaba calls on PM Nawaz Sharif

Quoting a verse from the Holy Quran, he said confrontation and conflicts lead to failure and unsuccessfulness in life. He said the elements that instigated violence and disharmony in the name of Islam are in fact those who created anarchy and chaos among people for their ulterior motives.

Author: 0 A slice for the stranded: Delta buys pizza for passengers

And in 2015, after a string of storms caused passengers heading to Atlanta to divert to South Carolina , Delta threw a few pizza parties to ease the pain. The passengers were even more surprised when pilots got involved in handing out the slices too. As previously reported by AccuWeather , the heavy storms that are blowing through the southeastern USA will continue to progress eastward across the South and will continue up over the OH and Tennessee valleys Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull in India to boost free trade talks

Last September, Trade Minister Steve Ciobo said Australia was doing a "stocktake" of the deal the coalition has strongly focused on for several years. Talks between the pair are expected to encompass the political relationship, trade, strategic ties, worldwide security issues, science and innovation, and energy.

Business What role should Congress plan when president orders attack?
Author: 0 What role should Congress plan when president orders attack?

Following the September 11 attacks in 2001, Congress gave Bush authority to attack any countries or groups involved in the attacks, which was generally accepted to mean al-Qaida. The restrictions were a recognition that Democrats would insist on a clear scope for any war authorization, as well as concerns stemming from the Iraq War over the deployment of USA ground troops in the Middle East.

Author: 0 Winnipeg veterans march to remember Vimy Ridge on 100th anniversary

You can picture that that is the equivalent of every man, woman and child in Red Deer". Farm boys from Calgary, fishermen from Nova Scotia, laborers from Toronto, policemen from Montreal - Canadians from every walk of life and every province made the ultimate sacrifice to help win the war.

Author: 0 Sergio Garcia's Masters-winning putt on first playoff hole at Augusta

Not to be overlooked was a 10-foot birdie chance on the 14th, and a 5-foot birdie putt he missed on No. 11, the toughest hole on the back nine. Teeing off in twosomes on Sunday afternoon at Augusta National. Garcia, a 37-year-old Spaniard, could finally claim a long-sought major on what would have been the 60th birthday of his idol Seve Ballesteros, who died of brain cancer in 2011 at age 54.

Author: 0 Delta Air Lines cancels almost 300 flights nationally

Storms that grounded planes for a few hours on Wednesday put Delta's planes and flight crews out of position. Delta canceled 350 flights Saturday after severe weather caused numerous delays at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Passengers who tried to check in to Delta flights Friday reported long lines snaking through the terminal at RDU and some who did not have canceled flights were not able to get to their gates on time because they couldn't check their bags.

Author: 0 Leahy, Welch, react to airstrikes launch in Syria

If the president was moved to act by images of slaughtered Syrian children, Ms. Harris said those images "should also compel the administration to rethink its misguided refugee policy and open our doors to the children and families fleeing ongoing violence and oppression in Syria and elsewhere".

Business Was President Trump's attack on Syria lawful? | Letters
Author: 0 Was President Trump's attack on Syria lawful? | Letters

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have since called on Trump to seek congressional approval before future military action. "Congress must get off the sidelines and do its job by debating and voting on his plan". However, supporters of this unilateral strike on a country that did not attack the United States seem to have forgotten the Constitutional requirement that only Congress can declare war.

Author: 0 Daniel Cormier Miraculously Sheds 1.2 Pounds In Minutes To Make Weight

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Saturday's light heavyweight championship fight and UFC 210 main event between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson is official, although it has already fallen under some controversy. "If Jones fights, Jones is going to be a co-main event anyway". "If Jones wants to fight, I will always fight Jones when he's eligible". Johnson went for a takedown, but couldn't get it.

Business Democratic Senators Back Trump's Syria Strike: 'Reasonable Exercise of Presidential Power'
Author: 0 Democratic Senators Back Trump's Syria Strike: 'Reasonable Exercise of Presidential Power'

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California said the strikes were "a limited but necessary response" and called on Trump to "develop a comprehensive strategy to end Syria's civil war". On Friday , senior US military officials were looking more closely at possible Russian involvement in the poison attack. "This was my position during the Obama administration, and it continues to be my position during the Trump administration".

Author: 0 Israel 'studying' Russian statement on Jerusalem recognition

In stating its support for a two-state solution to the long-standing conflict, the Foreign Ministry wrote: "We reaffirm our commitment to the UN-approved principles for a Palestinian-Israeli settlement, which include the status of East Jerusalem as the capital of the future Palestinian state".

Author: 0 Abe praises Trump's security commitment after call on Syria, N Korea

The European Union on Thursday imposed additional sanctions on North Korea over nuclear and ballistic missile tests which it said threatened worldwide security. Gen. John Hyten, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command, maintained on Wednesday that "any solution to the North Korea problem has to involve China".

Author: 0 Advocates call for more salary transparency on Equal Pay Day

The law indicates that companies must publish their median and mean average pay for each gender, as well the proportion of men and women in each quarter of the pay structure. "Some have decried the "celebration" of this symbolic day (" 'Happy Equal Pay Day, ' said No Woman Ever "). Women working full-time in the state make an average of 78 cents for every dollar a man gets, adding up to a $9,000 difference each year.

Business The Russian embassy just trolled Boris Johnson for cancelling his Russia visit
Author: 0 The Russian embassy just trolled Boris Johnson for cancelling his Russia visit

Tillerson seemed to take a more patient stance in regard to Assad, saying on Saturday that Washington's first priority is the defeat of Islamic State. He has also said there was no role for Assad in Syria's future. Tillerson's close ties to Russia - Putin once gave him the "Order of Friendship" award - drew serious concerns during Tillerson's confirmation hearings, but he's since emerged as one of the Trump administration's more sober voices about Russia's behavior.