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Parliament: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned amid noisy protests

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Later, at around 12, all the protesting Congress and BSP members too left the House. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also present in the House. As the repeated plea from the Chair urging the slogan shouting AIADMK members and rebel AAP member Dharam Vira Gandhi to return to their seats from the Well did not yield expected results, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the House for the day. Read More »

Maryland school gunman died of self-inflicted gunshot, police say

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Earlier this month, gunfire erupted inside Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County, Maryland just as students were heading to their first class of the day. Barnes and the dispatcher talk again. The recording captured the sounds of police officers outside the classroom door as Barnes reported that his leg was going numb. Read More »

Former Supreme Court Justice Wants To Repeal The Second Amendment

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The op-ed, published Tuesday, came just days after hundreds of thousands of people across the country rallied at the March for Our Lives protests against gun violence. In 2008, the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in District of Columbia v. Heller was widely considered a victory for the National Rifle Association (NRA) and other gun rights advocates, helping to cement a broad interpretation of the Second Amendment and limiting legal grounds for gun control measures. Read More »

Facebook whistleblower questions Brexit vote outcome

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The whistleblowers' law firm presented 53 pages of documents to Britain's Electoral Commission that they said proved the official Brexit campaign group Vote Leave circumvented spending limits by donating 625,000 pounds ($1 million) to the pro-Brexit student group BeLeave. Read More »

President Trump staying in touch with former aide Porter

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Even though Trump has reportedly told his advisers he knows that Porter can not come back, he has also said he missed the staff structure that Porter, as de facto deputy chief of staff for policy, has helped create and implement. At a Senate hearing in February, FBI Director Chris Wray indicated their accounts of abuse were standing in the way of Porter obtaining a security clearance. Read More »

New charges announced against suspect in child pornography case

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Amid the arrest of the Malaysian man, a case against a man in Sebring, Florida, has grown into what investigators are now calling "the largest child pornography case in central Florida history". The man was brought to Melbourne Magistrate's Court on Friday, and will be remanded until Jun 29, 2018, ABF said. According to the Highlands County Sheriff's Office, an initial scan of the 80,000 plus images in Queen's possession turned up 10,762 images of child pornography. Read More »

They Had the Empty Coffin for 160 Years. But It Wasn't Empty

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The mummy is not whole and the remains have been heavily disturbed. " A tomb robber has probably come in and rooted all the way through trying to find jewels and amulets ", Dr Fraser said. "In fact, by doing this process of excavation we can stabilise the remains and conserve them properly". After the mummy's brain was removed, a resin was poured into its skull. Read More »

Abu Dhabi crown prince hails completion of first nuclear power plant

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Last year, the UAE declared that a nuclear reactor will be constructed near Abu Dhabi and would start operating this year. President Moon's pride and support for cooperation between South Korea and countries such as the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom is in contrast to his own domestic energy policy, which aims to stop construction of new nuclear power reactors and not extend the operation of existing units beyond their original design life. Read More »

Stephen Curry hopes to prove Steve Kerr wrong on his recovery time

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That's what former Warriors general manager Larry Riley may have provided Golden State . Should Curry miss extended time, it throws a massive wrench into the Warriors plans of waltzing to their second consecutive championship. They expect to get Green back against the Jazz after a one-game absence. It has been 477 days since Golden State thumped visiting IN 142-106 on December 5, 2016, completing a two-game sweep early last season. Read More »

JSW to set up plant in Texas

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The plant will serve the oil and gas rich Texas, which is the second largest American state and also the largest exporter from the world's largest economy, Abbott said. Junior Jindal said now the plant, which runs at 30 percent of the installed 1-million tonne capacity, sources steel from Brazil, Mexico and India, which will stop completely once the new facility is commissioned as it will sourcing raw steel from within Texas/US itself. Read More »

Automotive giant Volvo to develop cars for Lynk & Co at Belgium site

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Lynk & Co announced today that it would start rolling out stores across Europe, to coincide with plans to start selling cars on the continent in 2020. Do you like the look of the Lynk & Co 02? The first of these will open in Amsterdam, with shops following in Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels and London. Read More »

Thunderstorms To Bring Heavy Rain Later This Week

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Low of 72 degrees. Otherwise mostly cloudy, with highs in the 70s. Winds again a touch breezy out of the southeast around 15 miles per hour gusting to 20 miles per hour. I can't rule out a damaging wind or tornado producing storm based on the amount of wind shear associated with this system. Low of 67 degrees. The Bureau of Meteorology has given a 90 per cent chance of rain today , with falls of between 5-15mm expected, before a 70% chance tomorrow . Read More »

Salutes to Vietnam veterans slated for Thursday

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For more information on the lapel pins, visit: Vietnam War 50th Anniversary . In 2010, the Virginia General Assembly also designate March 30 as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day to celebrate the service and contributions of veterans of that time period in various fields, including business, art, medicine, science, technology and public service. Read More »

Still chilly Tuesday but milder days begin soon

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We will have some sunshine and slightly warmer temperatures heading our way at that time. The High Wind Warning will go into effect Monday evening at 9 p.m. Thunderstorms arrive first thing Monday morning for the commute bringing the chance of heavy downpours. Temperatures are expected to continue an upward trend this week and may hit 70 by Thursday , according to the National Weather Service. Read More »

Decision on Sterling charges could be announced tomorrow

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The decision comes almost a year after federal authorities closed their investigation into the shooting, which was captured on cellphone, surveillance and body cam video, and announced they would not prosecute officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II, the officers involved. Read More »

Paul Ryan denies rumor he will resign

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Growing concern about a Democratic wave in the midterms, as well as the passage of a massive government funding package last week, have stepped up speculation that this may be Ryan's last Congress as Speaker. "You know, [former Speaker] John Boehner said the same thing: 'Hey, I checked all of the boxes I thought were important, and I'm moving on to whatever else'". Read More »

Australia Expels 2 Russian Diplomats Over UK Nerve Agent Attack

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All told, at least 21 countries have ousted more than 135 Russians, including 23 kicked out earlier by the United Kingdom. Russian UN ambassador Vassily Nebenzia called it "a very unfortunate, very unfriendly move". "There is, so far, no cyber-response, no financial response". FILE - Military forces work on a van in Winterslow, England, March 12, 2018, as investigations continue into the nerve-agent poisoning of Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in Salisbury , ... Read More »

Trump's job performance rating at lowest level of presidency

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Public Policy Polling , a left-leaning organization, found Trump has an approval rating of 39 percent, while 54 percent of voters disapprove of his job performance. And about half (51%) say the two women pursuing lawsuits seeking to free themselves from non-disclosure agreements relating to any relationship they may have had with Trump ought to be free to discuss those alleged relationships. Read More »

Pilot in NYC copter crash blames passenger restraint harness

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All five passengers in the helicopter died. Vance, who was not wearing a harness, escaped with only minor injuries. The scheduled 30-minute, "doors-off" aerial photography flight was operated by Liberty Helicopters, Inc. The pilot told investigators he briefly considered landing in New York's Central Park after the engine stopped, but thought there were "too many people". Read More »

Pakistan's first transgender newscaster appears on TV

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Malik ventured into TV after she became the first transgender model to walk the ramp in Pakistan during the annual Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) fashion show this month. Recalling yet another aspect of her struggling days, Malik spoke about how her family didn't support her and how she did menial jobs to be able to complete her education. Read More »

Utah State Women's Tennis Sweeps Montana, 7-0

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The Lions had a strong start in doubles, winning two out of three matches. The time has come to honor the best tennis players in the country at the D2 level with the honorees for HERO of The Week. Asghar was just starting her third set, up 1-0, after splitting the previous frames. With the match all squared at 4-4, Valentine entered a third set breaker to decide the match. Read More »

State asks for eight days' time for action against Sambhaji Bhide

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Addressing the march, Ambedkar gave the government an ultimatum of eight days for arresting Bhide, or the protesters would lay siege to Vidhan Bhavan . Bhide and Ekbote are in the spotlight for allegedly orchestrating violence in January against Dalits during the 200th-anniversary celebrations of the Anglo-Maratha War. Read More »

Putin calls Kemerovo fire 'criminal negligence'

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Because of the criminal negligence and delinquency", Putin is quoted as saying by the Kremlin press office. "The first feelings when they speak about the number of victims and the number of dead children. Forty-one children were among the dead, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti reported Tuesday citing a source in the regional emergencies services. Read More »

Former radio jockey hacked to death near Kilimanoor

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Madavoor native Rajesh (34), a folk singer, was hacked by a 4-member gang which reached his private studio in a red Swift vehicle at 2 'o clock and hacked him. The locals rushed Rajesh to a hospital but to no avail. Rajesh has worked with Red FM as an RJ for several years before joining Voice of Kerala FM station in Doha. Read More »

Horowitz: Bolton - Exactly What We Don't Need

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South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham praised President Trump's choice for national security adviser. Also on Sunday, Hossein Naghavi Hosseini, spokesman for the influential parliamentary committee on national security and foreign policy , told the semi-official ISNA news agency that Bolton's appointment, as well as that of former CIA chief Mike Pompeo to US Secretary of State, "proves that the final US goal is overthrowing the Islamic Republic (of Iran )". Read More »

Khap Panchayat's interference in marriage of adults who can consent is illegal

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A three-judge bench, which was headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra , has also decided upon certain guidelines that will be implemented, until the government is able to pass a law pertaining to the issue. The bench, also comprising Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, said "whether the law prohibits or allows a particular marriage, the law will take its own course" but "when two people get into a wedlock, no panchayat, no one should interfere". Read More »

Trade War Fears Ease as Signs Emerge that China, US are Negotiating

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A person familiar with the discussions said these were among the asks from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer as they pursue talks with Beijing . "The WTO is under siege and all of us should lock arms to defend it". "China's retaliatory response to USA tariffs are just the latest chapter in a long and sad story where USA apple growers get hurt in a fight we didn't start and in which we have no interest". Read More »

High-Level Conference On Afghanistan Opens In Uzbekistan

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Uzbekistan has offered to host peace negotiations between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban. He said that part of the Tashkent Conference will follow the Kabul Conference agenda on peace and regional ties. According to Uzbekistan's Foreign Ministry, the draft declaration, will be submitted for approval to the heads of delegations attending the conference on Tuesday. Read More »