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Lokpal selection panel to meet on March 1: Centre to SC

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Under the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act of 2013, the high-level selection committee for appointments to Lokpal comprises the Prime Minister , Lok Sabha Speaker, the LoP, the Chief Justice of India and an eminent jurist chosen by them. Speaking on the delay in the appointment of Lokpal, the Attorney General said that there was a delay in the process due to the death of senior advocate P P Rao, who was one of the members of the committee, last year. Read More »

Crews search southwest Colorado for missing plane with 4 on board

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A plane from southern Alberta with four people on board has been reported missing in the United States. "About ten o'clock in the morning the next day, my brother texted me saying they were just taking off for Albequerque from Grand Junction...and that's the last I've heard", Kaupp said. Read More »

'Nashville' Sets Series Finale Date on CMT

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Thankfully, CMT came to the series' rescue and revived the show for its last couple seasons. Cox will play Gideon, a recently reformed, lifelong alcoholic. The character is described as "a crusty, frustrated, would-be musician, who resented his son's success". Mia Maestro ( Alias , The Strain ) will play Rosa, a true-believer member of The Movement for Coherent Philosophy who is starting to doubt her involvement in the organization. Read More »

People desert J&K border villages after Pak shelling

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Inzamam Amin, a resident of village Tetrinote was martyred in the Batal sector of the region. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) confirmed the martyrdom of the innocent civilian. Earlier, Indian forces targeted a van , carrying school children in Battal sector, in violation of Geneva Convention and ceasefire understanding.The van driver embraced Shahadat, Inter Services Public Relations Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor said in a tweet. Read More »

More Temperature Swings, More Rain this Weekend

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Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. There could be some rain in Detroit late Saturday or early Sunday , she said. It's been all downhill since Wednesday's record-shattering high temperatures and taste of summer-like warmth. Read More »

Suspect in Joanna Demafelis murder arrested

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The arrested suspect is Nader Essam Assaf, a Lebanese national.Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said he has informed President Rodrigo Duterte about Assaf's arrest. They reportedly left Kuwait following Demafelis' death. Duterte had vowed to seek justice for Demafelis and other Filipino workers being abused by their employers overseas. Read More »

The NRA's Wayne LaPierre to speak at CPAC on Thursday

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Bernie Sanders, California Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.; New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio; New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo; Sen. LaPierre has been a deeply polarizing figure as an outspoken and consistent advocate for gun rights, who has previously been among the public figures to voice the NRA's position in the wake of mass shootings. Read More »

EC releases schedule for 58 Rajya Sabha seats from 16 states

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A total of 58 RS members from 16 States, including A.P., will be retiring in April-May. The retiring members include 10 from Uttar Pradesh, six each from Bihar and Maharashtra, five each Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal, four members from Gujarat and Karnataka while the number is three each for Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Odisha and Rajasthan. Read More »

Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) Shares Bought by Swiss National Bank

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Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. now owns 2,998 shares of the company's stock valued at $144,000 after buying an additional 1,998 shares during the period. Brandywine Trust Company sold 157,227 shares as the company's stock declined 4.62% while stock markets rallied. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Read More »

U.S. new H-1B visa measure likely to hit Indian firms

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The policy also makes it mandatory for the company to prove that its H-1B employee at a third-party worksite has specific and non-qualifying speculative assignments in speciality occupation. Business looking for H-1B visas for their workers operating at a third-party website, would now have an extensive paper work to submit prior to sending their applications. Read More »

Ivanka Trump gets a red-carpet welcome to South Korea

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Moon met Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , and Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's nominal head of state, a day after the opening ceremony and urged North Korea to do more to engage in a dialogue with the United States. Read More »

Donald Trump attacks his attorney general, Obama over Russian poll meddling probe

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For a split second it seemed Donald Trump might be coming around on the FBI's probe into Russia's election meddling and that he was nearly ready to accept there might, in fact , be a real point to it. To believe Putin's claim of innocence is to believe in the tooth fairy. However, this same support may not have trickled into the Trump presidency, according to Korolev. Read More »

Lorde Emphatically Responds To Those Jack Antonoff Dating Rumors

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Jack and I are not dating.I love him. "But I love him, he's incredible", she clarified. "But we're not dating!" While he didn't mention Lorde , 21, by name, she did like his tweet. Antonoff took to Twitter in January to shut down the rumors, which began after he split from longtime girlfriend Lena Dunham at the start of year. Read More »

Greitens Indicted by Grand Jury

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Louis Circuit Attorney announced an investigation into the governor. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Greitens was the first sitting governor of Missouri ever to be indicted, citing Ken Winn, a former Missouri state archivist. "The people of Missouri deserve a governor who can focus full-time on the issues affecting the state". With a Republican majority in the Senate, it has been unlikely that there would be enough support to remove a Republican governor, at least until a ... Read More »

Russian Federation probe: Trump campaign aide Rick Gates to plead guilty

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The new indictment comes a week after Mueller filed charges against 13 Russians, accusing them of a vast conspiracy to undermine the USA presidential election. Gates was expected to plead guilty to at least some of the charges. But his plea does newly reveal that Gates spoke with the Federal Bureau of Investigation earlier this month and lied during the interview. Read More »

Trump, at CPAC, announces 'heaviest'-ever North Korea sanctions

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The new U.S. sanctions will be announced while President Trump's daughter, Ivanka, is visiting South Korea to attend a dinner with Moon and the closing ceremony of the Games. Her arrival at the airport was broadcast live on TV, and she had dinner with President Moon Jae-in in the presidential compound, according to South Korean media. Read More »

UK Brexit cabinet 'united', but lingering questions remain

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The PM cleared the way for the speech by securing agreement from senior ministers in her so-called "war cabinet " at Chequers on Thursday on key features of the future relationship. One source said May had accepted the argument of those ministers who wanted to diverge from European Union rules and regulations more quickly than others. Read More »

Japanese women claim final curling semifinal spot despite loss

Even though Korea wasn't able to get the big win they've become accustomed to, they found a way to win when it counted, scoring a single point in the 11th for an 8-7 victory. The skipper Kim was not going to let the match slip a second time, however, making sure of it with a pinpoint final-stone draw that she said she struggled to control because of the "weight" on her shoulders from her earlier error. Read More »

USA envoy says Trump's Middle East peace plan nearly ready

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In addition to addressing the Trump administration's peace plan, Thursday's Q&A session also focused on the issues of chain migration and the US's policy on North Korea. "I do have hope, I do have faith", Haley said."The Palestinians deserve better and the Israelis deserve better". It's not a good situation. However, Haley apparently put aside her basic arithmetic skills while speaking with the event's moderator, David Axelrod, a former senior adviser to Barack Obama. Read More »

USA Curling clinches medal with win over Canada

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Let's just put this out there: Alley is embroiled in some drama with the 2018 U.S. Olympic Curling Team. "It's insane", Swiss Benoit Schwarz said about the Canadian men and women missing the podium in curling . No word on when these lessons may take place, but we'd like to think this is a fine example of how open dialogue on Twitter doesn't always lead to trolls. Read More »

Trump pushes suggestions to prevent gun violence

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Trump also used Twitter to come to the defense of the National Rifle Association, which has been criticized by some following the Parkland shooting . We called all over town and most of the gun dealers said they never consider them safe. "They're good people. They're patriots". "It's time to make our schools a much harder target for attackers", he said. Read More »

Trump defends NRA amid calls to arm teachers

Trump, who has backed gun rights and has been supported by the NRA , raised the idea of arming teachers during an emotional, hourlong discussion with people affected by school shootings. Trump said that, by arming teachers, "practically for free" you have made the school less of a target, but did not provide specifics during Thursday's meeting about how the administration would reduce the cost for school districts to train and arm teachers. Read More »

Spokane Public Schools: Social media 'SHS' threat not credible, generic

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At least two Valley schools were hit by possible threats this week. Sallisaw Schools Superintendent Scott Farmer said Thursday he had received a call from a parent Wednesday about 8:30 p.m. Several local school districts have been affected by a nationwide threat posted to Facebook by a teenager in OH that vaguely targets any school with the initials "SHS". Read More »

Did Archaeologists Find The Seal Of The Prophet Isaiah In Jerusalem?

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This week, Dr. Mazar published an article in Biblical Archeology ( Is This the Prophet Isaiah's Signature? ) claiming the Ophel excavations at the foot of Jerusalem's Temple Mount have yielded numerous exciting discoveries, including a new Biblical signature in what may be a seal impression of the prophet Isaiah. Read More »

Trump to announce new North Korea sanctions

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The measures are part of the administration's "maximum pressure campaign" on North Korea and are created to put pressure on the country for its expanding nuclear weapons program. North Korea will send another high-level delegation to South Korea for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony, officials said on Thursday, including the man blamed for the 2010 sinking of a South Korean navy ship that killed 46 sailors. Read More »

CM condemns attack on Minister's brother, 3 arrested

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According to reports, Subrat Singh, the minister's brother, and three others - Kartik Nag, Magi Shah and Khageswar Mahamallik - were intercepted by around 20 persons while they were travelling in a auto. Accusing BJP of orchestrating the attack, the BJD has sought intervention of the Chief Electoral Officer demanding stern action against the accused. Read More »

Koreas to hold talks on N. Korea's participation in Paralympics

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According to the ministry, Lee Joo-tae, the ministry's director-general in charge of inter-Korean exchanges and cooperation, will lead a three-member South Korean delegation for the working-level talks. Details about the North's participation will be decided by the International Paralympic Committee. The two Koreas have engaged in a flurry of sports diplomacy since North Korean leader Kim Jong-un expressed a willingness to send a delegation to the February 9-25 PyeongChang Winter Olympics in ... Read More »

Robert Mueller Added More Charges Against Manafort, Gates

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For weeks, news reports had said that Gates was under pressure to agree to cooperate with prosecutors, as he was the one-time right hand man to former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort . The DB reported Thursday that Gates fired attorney Tom Green, who was reportedly trying to get him a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller , but Green told the website that he'll continue to represent Gates. Read More »

Police investigating threat at Claxton High School

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Police have determined it is safe to dismiss students and they have been given the option to either go home or stay in the school for pick up. "The country is on edge, and of course, everyone is on notice, and what was remarkable in this case, is that the police department, the school district and the community worked collaboratively together to bring this potential threat to a halt". Read More »

Girlfriend of ex-Ukip leader defends Grenfell immigrants remark

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Bolton, who appeared alongside his girlfriend, sought to blame the comments on the atmosphere created by social media platforms. She faced criticism over a series of racist texts which were leaked and included a claim that the Royal Family would be tainted by Prince Harry's marriage to Megan Markle . Read More »

Australia deputy leader quits Cabinet over harassment claim

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Mr Joyce has announced he's resigning as Nationals leader, and will instead sit on the backbench, after falling under intense scrutiny over his relationship with a former staffer. "It's important that we. establish the facts", Senator Cormann said. "I want to thank him for his service as a minister, as deputy prime minister over our years in government", he said. Read More »