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Aspen Council makes Indigenous Peoples Day official holiday

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Since 1937, Columbus Day has been a federal holiday honoring the Italian explorer who landed in the Caribbean in 1492. For the past two years, Native American advocates living in and around Oklahoma City have spoken before the City Council in hopes that they would officially recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day in place of Columbus Day. Read More »

Trump not to move US embassy to Jerusalem for now

Women Wage Peace was set up in 2014 after the Gaza war that lasted 50 days killing over 2000 Palestinians, mostly civilians. On Saturday, Trump told former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee in a televised interview that he had made a decision to delay the move until his administration could go ahead with an Israelli-Palestinian negotiating plan its been working on over the past few months. Read More »

Chemist says Kim had 1.4 times lethal dosage of VX on face

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The network also broadcast another security video that it said shows one of the accused women, Indonesian Siti Aisyah, meeting with a man believed to be a North Korean agent at an airport cafe soon before the attack took place. Chemical weapons expert Raja Subramaniam said degradation products of VX were found on Huong's fingernails but not on the rest of her hands. The women have pleaded not guilty , saying they thought they were involved in some sort of prank for a reality TV show. Read More »

State's chief medical officer charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint water crisis

Flood made a decision to bring the new charges after "revelations" were revealed during testimony last week in the preliminary exam hearing against state Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon, The Detroit News reports. "One is involuntary manslaughter the other for misconduct in office", said Todd Flood, special investigator. "I have said from the beginning that we need to follow where the evidence leads, and clearly the state has reason to believe that Dr. Read More »

Nick Kyrgios walks off court after losing first set at Shanghai Open

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During the match, the 22-year-old had received two code violations for unsportsmanlike conduct and expressed his dismay at the chair umpire for copping a point penalty during the tiebreaker. Johnson and umpire Fergus Murphy seemed confused by his decision, with neither able to understand what had happened. When he'd had enough, Kyrgios called Johnson to the net, shook hands and then also shook hands with Murphy without making eye contact. Read More »

Ogun Govt Denies Monkeypox Outbreak

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In a statement yesterday, Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed described the news as fake and sinister. According to him, the Bayelsa State Government had been proactive on the steps taken especially with the isolation centre opened at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital [NDUTH] to offer free medical care of the infected persons. Read More »

California enacts law aimed at corralling high drug prices

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One in four Americans have trouble affording prescription drugs, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. "This measure is a step at bringing transparency, truth and exposure to a very important part of our lives", Brown said. The measure, Senate Bill 17 , was crafted to shed light on rising prescription drug costs and force the pharmaceutical industry to justify its prices going forward. Read More »

Gunmen kill 2 in attack at Kenya University

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Two staff of Technical University of Mombasa, Mabokoni Campus shot dead by gunmen in ambush on a vehicle that they were riding in. The identity of the gunmen was unclear. "For now we are treating it as a crime like any other as we continue with investigations but that does not mean we are ruling out Al Shabaab". Blood-covered students who were wounded in the attack have been seen being carried from university buildings. Read More »

Swiss police: detained man is brother of Marseille attacker

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The suspect, 25-year-old Anis Hanachi, was arrested Saturday on an global warrant issued by France while riding a bicycle in the northern city of Ferrara, authorities told reporters in Rome. Swiss police have detained a couple wanted in connection with a deadly knife attack in France. The region of Aprilia in Italy, a hub of jihadism? "They appeared before an investigating judge ... Read More »

Kate Middleton Makes First Appearance Since Pregnancy Announcement

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The Duchess is thought to be less than 12 weeks' pregnant with her bout of hyperemesis gravidarum forcing her to pull out of an event at the beginning of September, which prompted the palace to make the pregnancy announcement early. Vanity Fair quoted a palace aide as saying: "The Duchess's condition is improving but she is still suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum". "She had a very complicated period in the first few months", said a family member at the E! News. Read More »

200 children hospitalised after gas leak near school in India

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The incident took place after children complained of uneasiness in breathing, stomach-ache and they were rushed to the district hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, local residents and parents accuse the district administration of turning a blind eye to their demands in the past against the sugar mills which frequently release chemical gas that pose serious health hazard to the children and others in the vicinity. Read More »

Trump says dispute with Corker will not affect tax reform

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If Corker is right that most Republicans believe Trump is unhinged, they should impeach him and save us from WWIII. The Times released an audio clip last night which contained Corker's complete thoughts about how Trump's recklessness could result in world war. Read More »

Anderson Cooper chides Kellyanne Conway for calling Corker tweet 'irresponsible'

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On Sunday, Trump said Corker didn't run for re-election because he " didn't have the guts " and said Corker "begged" Trump for an endorsement. Though Trump's tweet complained that the paper recorded Corker's interview , Times reporter Jonathan Martin, who shared a byline on the Corker story, said the senator also recorded the conversation . Read More »

Evicted contestant reveals shocking details about Bigg Boss, host Salman Khan

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Salman also told that his interview is fake and he is not a Damad (son-in-law) of Dawood family. Clearing the air surrounding his identity crisis, Zubair Khan said, "Six years ago, I said this live on a TV channel". The complainant is conveyed to take course through the concerned court. The show is famous because of the Bigg Boss host Salman Khan and the entertainment provided by the contestants. Read More »

Gazprom, Saudi Aramco sign MoU in the gas sector

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India is the world's third-largest energy-consuming economy. Saudi Aramco's Office in India will help strengthen the existing buyer-supplier relationship between the two sides to a strategic partnership in the hydrocarbon sector, he added. Read More »

Junta chief: Thailand to hold elections in November 2018

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Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has announced that the country will have elections in November 2018, after repeatedly delaying the decision since wresting power from the government of Yingluck Shinawatra in 2014. After seizing power the generals drafted a new charter that curbs the power of elected politicians and calls for a fully appointed upper house, with several spots reserved for military leaders. Read More »

Ghana Captain Ayiah a doubt against USA Today

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India would be better off watching Ghana's nullification of Los Cafeteros. It was a match between teams who had won their respective campaign openers, with Ghana getting the better of Colombia and the United States prevailing over hosts India. Read More »

Officer fatally shot at Texas Tech University; suspect apprehended

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The Texas Tech University campus in Lubbock was put on lockdown Monday night after a fatal shooting was reported at the school's police department. Police said they do not know how Daniels obtained the weapon. The officer is deceased. The university went into lockdown shortly after 8 p.m. Read More »

Assault Victim Charged After Charlottesville White National Rally

Police said in a news release Monday night that the warrant was issued for 20-year-old DeAndre Harris . The warrant was issued from a magistrate. His beating in a parking garage as a white supremacist rally took place was captured on video and received widespread attention. In the clip, white supremacist marchers - some in white polos, some in riot gear - beat Harris with signs and poles while he struggles to stand. Read More »

Blockchain Business Conference begins in Vizag

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Chandrababu Naidu has said Visakhapatnam will emerge as the major centre for the technology in the next few years, as his Government is encouraging innovators and companies working in the field to invest and work from here. In addition to this, six companies which won the awards at the conference, said they will set up their operations. Some of the significant aspects of the program include the launch of Thomson Reuters COE launch, India Fintech Forum Launch, Launch of Blockchain Report - ... Read More »

As Democrats denounce Weinstein, Clintons and Obama stay mum

No day passes when she does not think... Weinstein raised about $1.5 million from 1990-2016, according to data from the campaign finance-tracking Center for Responsive Politics, and was a bundler for Clinton's 2016 effort, including at a star-studded fundraiser for Clinton in June 2016 at Weinstein's Manhattan home. Read More »

NRA leader, on talk shows, rebukes calls for broad gun control

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People want to be able to protect themselves, that's why they support this freedom". While I pray for their families during this incredibly hard time, they deserve more than our 'thoughts and prayers.' They, like all Americans, deserve to live in a country that values their lives enough to take decisive action to stop gun violence. Read More »

British PM playing tough over Brexit negotiations

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Theresa May then hoped to launch discussions on future trading relations with the EU. - Government ministries have been preparing "for every eventuality", a hint that Britain could accept leaving the European Union without a deal. "What on earth has the Government been doing all this time?" "These white papers support that work including setting out steps to minimize disruption for businesses and travelers". Read More »

Fraudulent ad-blocking extension tricks 37000 Google Chrome users

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However by this time, the add-on had already been installed 37,000 times. "Legitimate developers just have to sit back and watch as Google smears them with fake extensions that steal their good name". But beyond that, it still remains unclear what damages it might have caused the 37,000 people who downloaded it. Google Chrome users running the Adblock Plus browser extension need to check the software right now. Read More »

Carolina Panthers vs. Philadelphia Eagles - 10/12/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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With an obvious lacking of speed and agility in the Eagles' backfield, it seems like Barner could fill the role as a pass-catching back that has been void since the injury to Sproles. But the former No. 2 overall pick has been far steadier in 2017. Wentz decided after just one full season that one full season wasn't enough. Agholor was a big disappointment in his first two seasons and Eagles fans were reluctant to give him the benefit of the doubt this season. Read More »

US Move to Blacklist IRGC Terrorism: Tehran

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Reuters reports that IRGC commander Mohammad Ali Jafari gave an even more incendiary statement on Sunday, implying Iran would physically attack usa troops in retaliation. The warning came after the White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump would announce new US responses to Iran's missile tests, support for "terrorism" and cyber operations as part of his new Iran strategy. Read More »

Japan government, TEPCO liable for Fukushima crisis: court

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This is the second court ruling that fixed the government's responsibility after a Maebashi district court decision in March. The plaintiffs claimed the government should be held liable because it was able to foresee the tsunami based on an assessment in 2002 and make Tepco take preventive measures. Read More »

Indian Defence Minister's 'Goodwill Gesture' charms Chinese media

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One of the Chinese soldiers, with a smile on his face, said " Namaste means nice to meet you". The Chinese foreign ministry seemed to suggest that Sitharaman's friendly interaction with Chinese soldiers was of little importance. The minister said the Air Force, along with the Ordnance Factory Board and the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), should make an assessment about indigenisation under "Make in India" programme. Read More »

Trump boasts of a higher IQ than Tillerson

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Updating its "Trump Betting Hub", Paddy Power Politics has priced US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at 4/11 favourite to be the "next member of Donald Trump's cabinet to exit" the administration. Trump has repeatedly dismissed the accusation as "fake news" but NBC is standing by its reporting. Who am I to judge though? He said that reaching out to congressional Democrats for help in getting immigration legislation passed is hard because "the Democrats don't want secure borders". Read More »

Russian fighter jet crashes in Syria, killing all on board

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Earlier in 2016, a Russian Aerospace Forces Mi-28N Havoc helicopter crashed near the city of Homs in Syria, killing both pilots, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. Russian news agencies quoted the ministry as saying the cause could have been technical malfunction. Moscow launched its campaign in Syria in September 2015, turning the course of the conflict in President Bashar Assad's favor. Read More »