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Berkeley Cancels Coulter Speech Due to Potential Violence

Now fires blaze across the university when a controversial speaker is set to appear on campus or a controversial viewpoint is expressed. A leader of the college Republican group that invited Coulter also said his group planned to reject the new terms and alleged that the university is placing strict conditions on the event, according to WaPo . Read More »

Madhya Pradesh: Massive fire erupts at ration store in Chhindwara, 14 killed

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Four victims are said to be alive of which one is in critical condition. The tragedy took place when villagers were buying ration during the Friday weekly market. Local police will investigate the exact cause of fire after the flames are doused off. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan announced monetary relief of Rs 4 lakh to the families of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those injured in the incident. Read More »

Navy successfully test-fires land-attack BrahMos missile

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The Indian Navy today moved towards acquiring a pin-point ability to attack targets on land with its first test of the land-attack variant of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. The weapon was sacked from the submarine, the first of India's six Scorpene-class submarines which are being built under the Project 75. BrahMos missiles can be also launched from submarines, as well as aircraft and land-based launchers. Read More »

US reviewing Venezuela's seizure of General Motors assets

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Demonstrators clash with riot police during a protest in Caracas , April 20, 2017. Nicolas Maduro, who is now the President, is continuing this tradition, though the country is passing through its worst economic condition in decades. The opposition has called for a "march of silence" in all parts of the country on Saturday and a national road blockage on Monday. General Motors said on Wednesday that Venezuelan authorities had illegally seized its plant in the industrial hub of Valencia ... Read More »

Trump to attend three Asian summits in November: Pence

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In response to the White House invitation, the Philippine president also invited Trump to attend the 2017 ASEAN Summit, which will be hosted by the Philippines. But Duterte softened his stance against the US after Trump's win, adding he could get along well with the new US President. Even if he does call on Vietnam, "I doubt that the Vietnamese public will be as enthralled as the visit by [President Barack Obama]", said Zachary Abuza, a Southeast Asia analyst at the U.S. Read More »

ISIS claims credit for fatal Paris shooting

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The attack appeared to fit a spreading pattern of European extremists targeting security forces and symbols of state to discredit, take vengeance or destabilize society. Police have advised the public to steer clear of the area. By far the most deadly strike came on November 13, 2015, when ISIS militants killed 130 people in France's worst atrocity since World War II. Read More »

2 more charged in Michigan genital mutilation investigation

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Since being charged, Dr Nagarwala has been placed on leave from her emergency room position at a local hospital. Dr. Attar and his wife are accused of conspiring with Dr. One of the girls told FBI forensics investigators that she underwent a procedure meant to "get the germs out". The federal complaint shows that investigators obtained phone records for the Attars and Nagarwala in February and March. Read More »

Fresno shooting suspect due in court on murder charge

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Muhammad's father, Vincent Taylor, said that his son believed there was a race was going on in America. The suspect, Kori Ali. (CNN) - The Fresno killing spree that left several families fatherless started when the gunman thought a man disrespected him. Read More »

Feds admit error but dispute claims made by deported 'Dreamer' Montes

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Montes, who came to the US when he was 9 years old, since 2014 has been allowed to live and work in the country under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program, whose participants are often called "dreamers". "It is a wasteful and senseless use of government resources to deport DREAMERs like Juan Manuel Montes, who have legal permission to live in the United States under DACA". Read More »

Brexit - The negotiations will start after UK's elections

After debating the motion put forward by May in Parliament, 522 of the 650 sitting MPs threw their support behind the early election, well and truly passing the threshold of two-thirds needed to approve the plan. She told BBC Radio 4's Today: "I genuinely came to this decision reluctantly having looked at the circumstances and having looked ahead at the process of negotiation". Read More »

Demand to see Trump's tax returns will only grow

From there, at 9:07 a.m., Trump dove into a subject near and dear to his heart: His electoral college win. Protesters across the US demanded one thing on Saturday - that President Trump release his tax returns. Washington , D.C. and New York City demonstrations were bigger than other cities. They then insisted that the public didn't care about said documents, which they claimed only interested journalists and politicians. Read More »

Illinois lawmakers ponder proposal to legalize marijuana

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American voters are 60-34 percent in favor of the measure. West Virginia became the 30th state to legalize medical marijuana yesterday. Sessions said last month that marijuana was only "slightly less awful" than heroin, and he famously said a year ago at a Senate hearing that "good people don't smoke marijuana ". Read More »

Arkansas carries out first execution since 2005

In vacating Gray's order, the high court did not reveal its reasoning. Justices on Thursday rejected a stay request from Ledell Lee. The state has refused to answer questions about the drug suppliers, including whether the Department of Correction received Fresenius' letters, citing a law that keeps the drug sources secret. Read More »

Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one

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And second, ever since the current North Korean leader Kim Jong-un took power after the death of his father in December 2011, it has become increasingly apparent that Beijing can no longer restrain Pyongyang from stirring up trouble on its doorstep like it could before. Read More »

Trump budget chief: Spending bill must have money for wall

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He predicted a major negative impact on the stock market if tax reform fails, pointing out that the market has been assuming for months that tax cuts are coming. Reforming the USA tax was one of the primary legislative promises made by President Donald Trump during his 2016 bid for the White House, along with upending former President Barack Obama's landmark health care bill. Read More »

VP Pence aims to reassure Australia after tense Trump call

Pence is on a two-day state visit to Indonesia as part of his Asia-Pacific tour. Official data from Indonesia's trade ministry puts total trade between the countries at $23.44 billion (2.5 trillion yen) in 2016, with Indonesia recording a surplus of $8.84 billion. Read More »

Le Pen Denies France Responsible For Wartime Round-Up Of Jews

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During an interview Sunday, she was asked about the roundup and deportation of 13,152 from the Vel d'Hiv stadium in Paris , which the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Jerusalem defines on its website as "a symbol of the responsibility of the regime and the French nation for the Holocaust". Read More »

Egypt: Sissi imposes three-month state of emergency

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The first blast took place in the Coptic church of Mar Girgis, also known as St George, in the Nile delta city of Tanta, about 120 kilometres from Cairo , and killed 27 people and injured 78, according to the Egyptian Health Ministry. The attacks were reportedly carried out by two suicide bombers. "And he said he plans to impose a three-month state of emergency across the country". Read More »

Dad: Fresno suspect blamed whites for drug use

He said all the victims were white males and there was every reason to believe Muhammad had acted alone. Jackson's neighbor, Veronica Estrada, said that "there's always violence in this neighborhood". While hiding in the ravine, Muhammad practiced voodoo rituals, Dyer said. He said Muhammad is a Muslim who practices voodoo and has not attended a mosque in 25 years. Read More »

Le Pen aide at center of new French 'fake job' probe

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However, Macron is still poised to win, expecting to gain 25 percent of votes of the 23 April first round vote while far right leader Marine Le Pen was seen getting 24 percent, according to a Harris Interactive poll for France Televisions published on Thursday. Read More »

GOP rep: 'Significant amendments' added to health care plan could aid negotiations

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House GOP leaders hope to have another showdown over their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act next week, but the legislation may still lack the votes it needs for approval. "We have our list of priorities", Mulvaney said at an event hosted by the Institute of International Finance. President Trump, who reportedly is a pretty big fan of winning, was never going to take such a loss lightly. Read More »

GM Claims Venezuelan Government Illegally Seized Production Facility

GM has about 2,700 workers in Venezuela, where it's been the market leader for over 35 years. Venezuela's government has taken over factories in the past. The renewed wave of protests was sparked by a Supreme Court move in March to assume the powers of the opposition-led Congress, a move that was reversed a few days later. Read More »

U.S. defense secretary looks to rebuild trust in Egypt visit

According to one report , Barack Obama tried negotiating terms of her release several years ago but failed. Aides said Trump had personally requested her release in a meeting April 3 with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi but had done so privately and made no public mention of her case. Read More »

USA not focused on removing Syria's Assad

Haley reiterated the comments of Rex Tillerson, the U.S. secretary of state, who insisted that defeating Islamic Stare was the priority for the White House. "If he needs to do more, he will do more", Haley said when asked if Trump would order more strikes. British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon on April 9 accused Russian Federation of being responsible "by proxy" for the death of the 87 civilians killed in the Khan Sheikhoun attack. Read More »

Iran FM slams 'worn-out' U.S. nuclear accusations

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While disparaging the nuclear deal and accusing Iran of fomenting violence and terrorism throughout the Middle East, Trump has avoided committing to abandoning the agreement, a move that would be staunchly opposed by US businesses and European allies. Read More »

Bernie Sanders kicks off cross-country tour in Maine

Hastings spoke to a crowd of about 70 people Wednesday at the Mandel Jewish Community Center of the Palm Beaches in West Boynton - the same day as Sanders held a rally in Miami with Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez. It takes more than being a younger Democrat for a candidate to gain Sanders' support. Sanders and Perez are heading to Maine, Kentucky, Florida, Arizona and Nevada, with potentially additional stops in the works. Read More »

Florida senator who used racial slur resigns

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By Thursday, Governor Rick Scott weighed in, telling the Associated Press, "If I had an employee who said what he said, I would immediately fire him", and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi told Politico Florida Artiles should resign. However, because Artiles was subjected to a rules complaint , none of that was enforceable. "I'm glad he stepped forward and done the responsible thing and chose to resign", said former state Senator Dwight Bullard who lost his seat to Artiles. Read More »

Sarin or similar used in Idlib attack: chemical weapons watchdog

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Syria has repeatedly denied it was behind the attack in Khan Sheikhoun. On Wednesday, CNN reported that - according to U.S. defence officials - Damascus had relocated most, if not all, of its operational combat aircraft to Basel Al Assad International Airport in Latakia province, western Syria, which shares facilities with Russia's Hmeimim airbase, including runways. Read More »

Terrorism returns to Paris in Champs-Elysees attack

Although the attack claimed only the lives of police officer and the killer, whose name were not immediately available, terror has been on the minds of the French at least the January, 2015, attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo , the satirical magazine targeted after mocking Islam, left a dozen dead. Read More »

France says to provide proof on Syria government chemical weapons use

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A senior military official says Israeli military intelligence estimates that Assad has "between one and three tons" of chemical weapons. The U.S. retaliated two days later with a missile strike against the al-Shayrat air base in Syria . The US responded to the attack by launching air strikes on a Syrian military airfield. In their Final Communiqué on April 10-11, G-7 leaders stated that US action against the Shayrat airfield "was a carefully calibrated, limited in scope response" ... Read More »