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Last Emperor Rises: WATCH Emelianenko KO Mir After 'Great' Meeting With FBI

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Today "the Last Emperor" in the first round knocked out American Frank Mir . He has had business and other dealings with President Donald Trump , Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Again, the Federal Bureau of Investigation did come to the hotel, they found us, knocked on the door One hundred percent, (we were) kind of surprised. Read More »

Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh

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The arrested naxals were identified as Vetti Pojja (22), Madkam Linga (25), Madvi Deva (26) and Madvi Hadma (23), all active as janmilitia members of Maoists, he said. The Intelligence Bureau has alerted security forces deployed in areas bordering Chhattisgarh and Telangana as reports have suggested that Maoists are planning revenge. Read More »

AZ governor reaches budget deal to raise teachers' pay

He has called the leaders of the grassroots group that organized the walkout with the Arizona Education Association politically motivated. Educators in both states want more classroom resources and have received offers either for increased school funding or pay, but they say the money isn't guaranteed and the efforts don't go far enough. Read More »

Apprehensions being casted about the legal process in Kathua case

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The bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice D Y Chandrachud stayed trial in the case till May 7 on the grounds that it was hearing a plea for its transfer from Kathua to Chandigarh. the accused, seven in number, were brought in custody... could not be produced in the court of CJM... If delays continue to happen in probe or the investigation is shifted to CBI or any other agency it would be for sure seen murder of justice and people will forever lose faith in judiciary. Read More »

How Lynching Memorial Learned From Holocaust Commemoration

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The group has identified more than 4,000 African-Americans killed by mobs based on often incorrect or after-the-fact accusations of crimes against white people. Relatives of Thomas Miles Sr., a black business owner lynched in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1912, visited the site Monday. The museum accompanying the memorial is called Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration . Read More »

Iran's FM to visit Moscow on Syria

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Kono and Zarif met on the sidelines of an global conference on Syria, in which donor countries pledged $4.4 billion in financial assistance to the Middle Eastern country for 2018, including $14 million from Japan. Cavusoglu, in translated comments, praised the "atmosphere of trust that has grown up between us" and said the countries had "seriously moved forward on questions of Syria settlement". Read More »

Remnants of Mexico migrant caravan move closer to USA border

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USA lawyers are expected to hold clinics this week to explain what the immigrants should expect during their applications for asylum. Lawyers have told her she has a solid case for protection in the United States , yet Mr. "Half of them (the remaining 600) plan to stay in Mexico". Activists say its main goal is to raise awareness of the perils migrants face, not cross the border. Read More »

Kenya Bans LGBT Love Story 'Rafiki' Ahead of Cannes Premiere

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The film, Rafiki , by Wanuri Kahiu, which will premier next month at Cannes, is an LGBT love story of two teenage girls who develop a romance that's opposed by their families and community. "It's limiting freedom expression of artists in the country and hence the growth of the industry, " she added. The film board says on Twitter that the film's producers changed the original script and that it "shall pursue the legal means to hold them accountable". Read More »

15-year-old Gazan said to die of wound from border clashes

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The situation has become so desperate that " people have lost their fear " and will continue to protest at the border despite the danger of facing live fire by Israeli forces, Dekker explained, noting when demonstrators came under a barrage of fire at the border fence, they did not run back. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton encouraged by gap to Ferrari after Friday struggles

Sector two will be key for us. "I think we can pull together a good race performance tomorrow", Vandoorne said afterwards, yet those words appear to be more in hope than expectation. You can see they've made some senior management changes, but it's a kind of crisis I would say. The team did a great job overnight to make a step forward after what was a tricky Friday . Read More »

Fire Erupts in Trump Tower Building in Azerbaijan's Capital Baku

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There have been no reports of injuries. The cause of the fire is being investigated. The first blaze burned the 33-story building in Baku for three hours before firefighters shooting jets of water from trucks extinguished it. According to a 2017 New Yorker investigation, Alan Garten, chief legal officer for Trump's company admitted the company knew that "certain principals associated with the developer may have had some association with some problematic entities", but did not cut ties. Read More »

Justice Joseph's non-elevation 'assault' on judiciary: Congress

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He also stressed that "the Chief Justice cannot sit over the file either, indefinitely, as can't the government". It also added that the Supreme Court already had one judge from the high court of Kerala and there were other high courts that were not represented in the top court. Read More »

Mexican Rapper Admits To Dissolving 3 Bodies Of Missing Students In Acid

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Almost 12,000 people, including university students and teachers from five universities, flooded Guadalajara Thursday, calling for peace and justice in the crime-ridden region. He is also connected to the murders of three victims whose bodies were disposed of in the same way. Federal statistics reveal that at least 15,516 people between the ages of 13 and 29 are officially listed as missing in Mexico - representing about 43 percent of those who have vanished in the entire country. Read More »

US Judge rules against ending programme to protect Dreamers

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If everything falls into place in that 90 day span, recipients need to have certain qualifications. A day later, the Trump administration responded to the ruling. This not only is welcome news for the estimated 690,000 DREAMers. He said those already approved for protection and work permits must be allowed to renew them before they expire. Read More »

European Union to ban all bee-harming pesticides

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EU Environment Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said he was "happy that member states voted in favor of our proposal" to restrict the chemicals and tweeted a picture of the activists. Two manufacturers of the neonicotinoids mentioned by the ban - Bayer CropScience , which developed imidacloprid, and Nyngenta, developer of thiamethoxam - filed legal challenges to the earlier, partial ban, for which a verdict is anticipated on May 17. Read More »

Darvish denied win, but Cubs beat Brewers

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Manager Joe Maddon said the 2016 NL MVP might be available off the bench for Chicago's series opener against Milwaukee. Darvish gave up 9 runs, 14 hits and 8 walks in his previous 2 outings, losses to Atlanta and Colorado. Pedro Strop picked up the win in relief. The Cubs said on Thursday that there is no change in Bryant's status and he is "under evaluation" by team doctor Stephen Adams in Chicago. Read More »

China: 7 students killed, 12 injured in stabbing

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Chinese media outlets are reporting that the deadly incident occurred at around 6 PM local time, when the students were leaving the school in Yulin City. In February 2016, an assailant wounded 10 children in Haikou, in the southern island province of Hainan, before killing himself. The attack appeared to be the latest in a long series of puzzling attacks on schools in China in recent years by people with grievances against society or with mental health issues. Read More »

Trump campaign contact admits to Kremlin ties

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Dossier published screen shots of what it said were emails about the case between Veselnitskaya and Sergei Bochkarev, head of the criminal investigation division of the prosecutor-general's office. Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's Russian Federation investigation has reportedly focused on the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan and alternating narratives related to the sit-down. Read More »

Reports of illness from E. coli contaminated romaine lettuce hits Sacramento Co

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The national E. coli outbreak that has been linked to contaminated romaine lettuce has worsened, as more than 30 new cases have been reported. What's truly scary about this bout of E. Because the growing season in the Yuma region is at its end, the farm is not growing any lettuce at this time. "The restaurants reported using bagged, chopped romaine lettuce to make salads", FDA officials said. Read More »

President Trump Will Finally Visit the United Kingdom in July

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Trump had reportedly cancelled a planned working visit to the London in February, during which he was supposed to cut the ribbon on the newly constructed USA embassy, over concerns about being met by mass protests . Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it was "fantastic news" that he was making the trip "at last" and it would be the "greatest visit ever". Lib Dem deputy leader Jo Swinson said the "scaled-down trip must not be met by scaled-down protests". Read More »

Israel withdraws plan to deport African migrants

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There are some 38,000 African asylum seekers in Israel that the government had planned to deport under a plan announced in January. The migrants, it said, will again be able to renew residency permits every 60 days, as they were before the deportation push. Read More »

France and Germany to press USA on steel tariffs

French President Emmanuel Macron made similar appeals to Trump during his three-day state visit this week. Macron arrives in Washington on Monday while Merkel travels on Thursday. Another key theme of the visit Merkel will be the transatlantic trade. Trade will be a major topic for discussion at the meeting, before an exemption from USA tariffs on steel and aluminium imports granted to the European Union expires on May 1. Read More »

Trump to visit to Britain in July

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Trump's upcoming visit has already provoked criticism from myriad sources, including Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn as well as sparked widespread dissension among protest groups. "Protesting against a man with risky, misogynistic and racist views is our responsibility", she said. Swinson added: "It is our opportunity to stand in solidarity with all the people he has abused and denigrated". Read More »

Do The EPA's New 'Secret Science' Rules Actually Promote Transparency?

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The embattled EPA chief, whose own secrecy on his personal finances and his activities in office has drawn the attention of investigators, framed the action as crucial to government transparency. While it publishes enormous amounts of research and data to the public, the confidential material is held back. Identical proposals in Congress drew protest from research groups, including the University of California system and the American Association for the Advancement of Science . Read More »

Pakistan court removes foreign minister in blow to ruling party

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The judgment against Mr. Asif, by the Islamabad High Court, follows last year's disqualification of then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, by the Supreme Court. "The policies of Ziaul Haq have not spared anyone, including his own children", the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader said while speaking to the media outside the National Assembly. Read More »

Essentia Health Gives Patient Update On Husky Refinery Explosion

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Superior Fire Chief Steve Panger initially told The Associated Press that six were taken to hospitals in nearby Duluth, Minnesota, after the explosion Thursday at the Husky Energy oil refinery. The fire was concentrated around areas of the refinery where asphalt is stored, officials said. Authorities say a smoky refinery fire that forced many residents of Superior, Wisconsin, to evacuate is out. Read More »

North Korean Leader Leaves for Summit With South's President

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The North churned out near-daily crude insults of South Korean leaders, calling them a "rat" and a "prostitute". The rogue nation's nuclear capabilities are expected to be a major topic of discussion during the summit with the US leader. Recently, however, as the prospects for negotiations over North Korea's nuclear program have brightened, Trump has called Kim Jong Un "honorable". "So, it can't be left behind", he said. Read More »

Corbyn anti-Semitism promises 'fell short', Jewish leaders say

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Speaking at the annual Communication Workers Union conference, Mr Corbyn said: "If we win the next election, St George's Day will become a national holiday for Britain's workers". Berger, who spoke during the same debate, told reporters: "She has an incredible amount of support here.because we want to see action taken against anti-Semitism". Read More »

Pompeo Sworn in as US Secretary of State After Senate Confirmation

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Ronny Jackson withdraws from consideration for VA Secretary; Senate committee passes a bill to protect Robert Mueller's job. "I'm looking forward to serving the American people and getting to work right away", he added. "We share your belief, as you stated in your confirmation hearing two weeks ago, in diplomacy that promotes "America's ideals, values, and priorities". Read More »

Van suspect held on murder charges

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Anne-Marie D'Amico worked for the U.S. investment company Invesco, Canadian broadcaster CBC reports. Police have said that Minassian, a resident of the Richmond Hill suburb of Toronto , appeared to have intentionally struck the victims in what was likely to count as Canada's deadliest vehicular assault. Read More »

England, South Africa face off in 2019 World Cup opener

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The Windies, who will enter the tournament as rank underdogs, will play two matches in Nottingham, Southampton and Manchester, and a match each at Taunton, Chester-le-Street and Leeds. Holder, who has bagged 106 wickets in 77 ODIs he played for the Caribbean side till date, said, "The World Cup is extremely special for us". However, there will be 48 matches in 2019 compared to 39 in 1992. Read More »