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EPA backs away from Obama-era fuel efficiency standards

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The decision also puts the Trump administration's tenuous relationship with California officials on an even rockier path. About a dozen other states follow California's rules , and together they account for more than one-third of the vehicles sold in the US. Read More »

Marcher hit by police vehicle while protesting shooting of Stephon Clark

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Several Kings players joined black community activists' calls for racial justice at a Friday night community meeting, almost two weeks after Clark's March 18 death. The Friday release of the private autopsy commissioned by Clark's family has prompted fresh outrage. Dr. Omalu said that Clark, who did not immediately receive medical treatment, died three to ten minutes later. Read More »

Police officer missed driver's body after horror smash

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An arrest has been made in a hit-and- run crash in Elmont that sent a police officer to the hospital. Just hours later friends found the driver's body, 25-year-old Jayson Omambac, just metres from the crash after being flung from the vehicle. Read More »

Supreme Court rules for car dealerships in overtime case

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Kisela told investigators he saw Hughes raise her knife, but the other officers said they did not. In a dissent, Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote that Kisela's conduct was unreasonable and the court should not shield him from liability. "It tells officers that they can shoot first and think later". The 9th Circuit ruling stated that a jury might find that Hughes "had a constitutional right to walk down her driveway holding a knife without being shot". Read More »

Malaysia outlaws 'fake news'; sets jail of up to six years

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The law must still be debated in the senate but is expected to be passed. Thirty-one percent said fake news is being reported "regularly", while 46 percent believe it is only "occasionally". Violators could even include those outside of Malaysia as long as they're writing about the country or its people. Malaysia already has an arsenal of laws, including a colonial-era Sedition Act, that have been used to clamp down on unfavourable news and social media posts. Read More »

China's uncontrolled toxic satellite Tiangong-1 ends up over South Pacific

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It was so hard to predict because the rate at which Tiangong-1 descended was determined in part by the friction it encounters as it collides with the very top layers of the atmosphere. Chinese media have downplayed comments by the ESA and others that the country's engineers have lost control of the lab, with reports saying that the idea it is " out of control " is an invention of foreign media. Read More »

Esty seeks Ethics investigation into her own conduct

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Esty, who has been called upon to resign by other CT politicians including fellow Democrats, says she'll work to improve workplace protections during her final months in office. Kain's allegations except for the claim that he had punched her. "It certainly was far from a ideal process - and I would appreciate their advice, counsel, and review", she said in a letter. Read More »

Defunct China space lab comes down over South Pacific

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That's where other space agencies try to land debris from space, Business Insider notes . The massive space station Tiangong-1 re-entry into earth's atmosphere on Monday. The site is a part of the Chinese government's space agency. The California-based Aeropsace Corporation, which also tracks atmospheric events, has reassured the public that there is only a one-in-a-trillion chance that the anyone will be struck by falling space debris from the space craft, which is the size of a bus. Read More »

NYC Faces Its Biggest April Snowstorm Since 2003

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As temperatures warm up and the low pressure system moves offshore, conditions will continue to improve. The storm came as a surprise to many as it was placed in the forecast late on Friday morning, right as people were headed out for Easter and Passover weekend activities. Read More »

China calls for peace, denuclearisation in Korean Peninsula

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The crop provides a key source of protein, including as feed for hogs, for the country's growing middle class, Branstad said in an interview at the U.S. US tariffs set a bad precedent and cast a shadow on the global economy, he said at a briefing, and reiterated that Beijing hopes the USA will solve disputes via dialogue. Read More »

Oklahoma teachers rally at State Capitol

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Matt Bevin's desk on Thursday prompted them to travel to Frankfort and voice their displeasure. Alicia Priest, president of the Oklahoma Education Association teachers union, said Monday's rally could lead to a longer walkout as teachers from across the state press their demands that lawmakers approve more funding for state classrooms. Read More »

OH man leads police on chase ending in a river

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A six-year veteran officer was alone in a marked police auto when he struck a woman. He then demanded government of Malawi to stop lip service and intervene to end the criminality once and for all noting that continuation of these cases is a clear demonstration of leadership and security failure. Read More »

Russian Federation to expel 60 United States diplomats in tit-for-tat response

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Britain has blamed Russia for the poisoning , and has been backed up by dozens of Western countries which have ordered Russian diplomats to leave. The case over the alleged poisoning of the former Russian military intelligence officer and British spy Sergei Skripal has played into the US hands as a pretext for inappropriate actions against Russian diplomats, the Russian Ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov told a group of Russian reporters in Washington. Read More »

Cauvery water dispute: SC to hear TN govt's plea on April 9

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On Saturday, the Tamil Nadu government filed a contempt petition against the Centre accusing it of "wilful disobedience" and deliberate delaying of the implementation of the Supreme Court order. The Supreme Court had granted six weeks' time for the Central Government to formulate a scheme to ensure compliance of its 465-page judgment on the decades-old Cauvery dispute, and made its stance clear that it will no longer be extending further time on the matter. Read More »

Two Rockford teens charged with armed robbery

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Investigators say the passenger of the vehicle was identified early in the investigation and he is still being sought by police. West Vancouver police were able to find two suspects through their traffic stops, but say two more are still on the loose. Read More »

More advertisers drop Laura Ingraham after Parkland comments

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A combination of file photos show media personality Laura Ingraham and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg . Hogg has faced intense criticism from right-wing conservatives and gun advocates who have falsely called him a crisis actor after the Valentine's Day shooting in Parkland that killed 17. Read More »

Trump demands border laws

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Trump also threatened in a Sunday tweet that Republican lawmakers should use the so-called "nuclear option" to pass harsher immigration laws with a simple majority of 51 votes. But Mexico has got to help us at the border. Trump's Sunday tweets on the subject were inspired by a Fox & Friends segment, and given what we know about the president's viewing and tweeting habits, it's likely that Monday's tweets were, too. Read More »

Teachers across Oklahoma to strike Monday despite $6K raise

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Patty doesn't buy it, "This may have passed but the teachers are ungrateful or they would show up for work on Monday". "They need to fund our schools better, and until that happens, we're going to walk out", said Adrien Gates, an elementary school teacher in Norman. Read More »

Man injured in officer-involved shooting in Zebulon

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Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting at a gas station near a Zebulon Walmart. "We had an officer who began to have conversation with the suspect and at some point during the conversation the suspect pushed the officer away from him", said Police Chief Timothy Hayworth. Read More »

Israel to send 16000 African migrants to Western countries

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In addition, as part of the deal, the government will focus on providing occupational guidance, vocational training and other assistance to the migrants to help them integrate into Israel . Some migrants lived for years in Israel and work in low-paying jobs that many Israelis shun. Israel originally planned to deport asylum seekers that refused to voluntarily leave the country to several African states. Read More »

Tiangong 1 crash: Chinese space station comes down in South Pacific ocean

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China's Tiangong-1 space lab is no more . No one knows for sure. United States specialists at the Joint Force Space Component Command said they had used orbit analysis technology to confirm Tiangong-1's re-entry. The spacecraft - about the size of a city bus - nearly entirely burned up on its entrance to the Earth's atmosphere, breaking into small pieces as it fell over the South Pacific Ocean , NPR reports . Read More »

Cold and quiet tonight — Sunday night forecast

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The next chance for shows come Thursday night as another low-pressure area forces a cold front across the area. A few showers could develop west of our area today but they will be hindered from further development. The rest of the week will be much cooler with highs in the 40's through the upcoming weekend. Twenty-one of the last 26 days have been cooler than average. Read More »

Egypt's president wins re-election with 97 percent of vote

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In a televised press conference, NEA chairman Lasheen Ibrahim said that turnout was 41.05 per cent of the 60 million registered voters. According to commission head Lashin Ibrahim, final results showed that al-Sisi had won a whopping 97.8 percent of the vote. Read More »

South African activist Winne Mandela dies at age 81

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Upon his release from prison, Mandela and his Madikizela-Mandela walked hand-in-hand, a moment that was captured in an iconic photograph. "She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones". Read More »

Baghdad Kellyanne the '#1 Leaker' in the White House

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Griffin apologized for the image stating "I went too far" and was investigated by the secret service who said that the photo could be perceived as a threat. Kessler claimed on Sunday that Conway trash-talked Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner during one conversation with him, 'saying that they leak against Steve Bannon'. Read More »

Howard University Financial Aid Investigation Ends In Dismissals

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Less than a week prior to the campus occupation, almost one million students and young people converged on Washington, D.C.'s streets and across the United States to protest the unending wave of mass shootings in schools. "In addition to that, I would like to further increase the engagement with a larger and broader portion of our student body". The whistleblower alleged that one student employee received more than $400,000 in grant money over four years, a claim that student's lawyer denied. Read More »

Winnie Mandela, anti-apartheid campaigner, dies

Winnie Mandela died peacefully on Monday following a long illness, a family spokesman said. Mandela was imprisoned throughout most of their marriage and Madikizela-Mandela's own activism against the apartheid regime led to her being imprisoned for months and spending years under house arrest. Read More »

Boko Haram - 15 Killed, 55 Persons Injured in Fresh Attack Near Maiduguri

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A local militia leader Ba'Kura Abba Ali supporting the military said the militants were trying to enter Maiduguri which is at the centre of the epicentre, according to AFP. The attacks highlight the challenge the government faces in striking a ceasefire agreement with Boko Haram . The government has been saying since December 2015 that the jihadist group has been defeated but high-profile attacks in the last few months - including the kidnap of 111 schoolgirls from the town of Dapchi and a ... Read More »

Deadly Hart family crash may have been intentional, CHP says

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Greg Baarts with the CHP Northern Division says information pulled from the SUV's software shows the vehicle was stopped at the highway pullout about 70 feet from the edge before driving straight on, speeding off the steep rocky face and plunging 100 feet and plunging off the cliff. Read More »

Abe to visit United States for talks with Trump on April 17-20

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Abe will meet with Trump at Mar-a-Lago, the president's Florida resort, on April 17 and 18, the White House said, where they will also discuss North Korea. Abe has said he wants to remind Trump of shorter-range missiles and other North Korean security threats for Japan, and seek US help on the issue of Japanese abducted by North Korea. Read More »

Shulkin: I believe in Dr. Jackson's values

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Check out Shulkin's interview with Meet The Press above. But when Camerota why not just say he was sacked, Shulkin replied that is the "alternative to resignation". Instead, Shulkin praised Jackson's values. "I think the president needs to have around him that he feels comfortable with". "I've been really clear: Everything that I did was done properly, it was pre-approved by our ethics team", Shulkin said. Read More »

Boy who fell into LA sewer found alive day later

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Crews responded to 5254 W. Zoo Drive, down the road from the Travel Town Museum, around 4:30 p.m., the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Police say the drainage ditch was full of water flowing at 10 to 15 miles an hour down to the Los Angeles river. Read More »