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London Mayor: Social media is not above the law

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He followed by calling on governments to better regulate social media, and on social media giants to go "further and faster" in removing illicit content. A preview of his speech shows the London mayor slamming governments for "sitting on their hands while the tech revolution has happened around them". Read More »

Bihar bypoll UPDATES: BJP leading in Araria, Bhabua; RJD in Jehanabad

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In Araria BJP candidate has so far bagged 1,13,169 votes and is leading Sarfaraz Alam of RJD, who has got 1,04,190 votes, by 8,979 votes. Another key candidate for the seat is Shambhu Patel from Congress. Polling for Bihar's Araria Lok Sabha seat and the Assembly constituencies of Jehanabad and Bhabhua passed off peacefully with an average 54 per cent voting on Sunday. Read More »

UP bypoll counting: BJP leading in Gorakhpur, Phulpur

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is facing a serious challenge on his home turf Gorakhpur. The BJP was leading in Araria by 1,749 votes after 10 rounds of counting. BJP had got about 16,000 votes and SP has about 14,000 votes. I firmly believe that we will win both #Gorakhpur & #Phulpur, SP is leading in initial rounds but a number of rounds are still left. Read More »

Trump's steel tariff wrong way to deal with problem

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The Washington Post reported that the European Union was quietly preparing to go even further, imposing tariffs that broadly target food and industrial imports, and more . The president could not be more wrong. The move fulfills a Trump campaign promise, but has been widely criticized by economists, business owners and politicians alike. Read More »

Parliament disruption continues for seventh consecutive day

With protests aborting all business in both Houses since the session started on March 5, the government presented a revised list of business on Tuesday that mentioned applying the guillotine on the demands for grants at 5pm. Soon after the Lok Sabha met on Tuesday morning, members belonging to several parties trooped into the well of the House, raising slogans and displaying placards. Read More »

(CSX) Shares Bought by Guggenheim Capital LLC

The stock increased 0.97% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $58.15. About 6.17M shares traded. CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX) has risen 97.18% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. The Massachusetts-based Ct Mason has invested 1.92% in Walmart Inc. Price T Rowe Associate Md invested 0% in Epizyme, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) for 96,456 shares. Read More »

Suspects in Bombing of Minnesota Mosque Face Weapons Charges

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At the news conference, Chief Potts said that the authorities hoped the arrests would represent "a significant portion of the healing process for Dar Al Farooq". An affidavit says the men broke a window to the imam's office and threw a pipe bomb containing black powder into the mosque. While it was early in the morning, several worshipers were inside. Read More »

Cardinals free agent WR John Brown to sign with Ravens

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The size of the deal for a player that has never had 600 yards receiving in a season raised some eyebrows around the league. Owner Steve Bisciotti and coach John Harbaugh said it was a priority to upgrade the targets for quarterback Joe Flacco , and general manager Ozzie Newsome talked about revamping the wide receiver room. Read More »

20 opposition parties attend Sonia Gandhi dinner

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Prominent leaders present at the dinner were NCP's Sharad Pawar, SP's Ram Gopal Yadav, BSP's Satish Chandra Mishra and former chief ministers Omar Abdullah (Jammu and Kashmir), Babulal Marandi, Hemant Soren (Jharkhand) and Jitan Ram Manjhi (Bihar), besides JD (U)'s Sharad Yadav and Rashtriya Lok Dal's (RLD) Ajit Singh. Read More »

Lok Sabha stalemate continues, House adjourned for seventh day

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When the House reassembled at noon, the protests continued and no legislative business could be carried out. The AIADMK meanwhile, has demanded a board for the management of the Cauvery river water. They raised the issue of alleged fleeing of Lalit Modi and Vijay Mallya even as some members raised slogans on the recent PNB scam. Stating that the Chair is willing to allow discussion effectively as per rules and traditions, Mr Naidu again appealed to them to put an end to the stalling of ... Read More »

Evacuations lifted for Santa Barbara coast

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On Monday, Santa Barbara County officials issued an evacuation order for areas designated as being at extreme risk and recommended evacuations for other areas. The map was highlighted in red and yellow, with red marking "extreme risk" areas that were under mandatory evacuations. An evacuation center was opened at the Goleta Valley Community Center in Goleta for evacuees who needed shelter , KTLA.com reported. Read More »

'US steel & aluminum tariffs are penny wise, pound foolish'

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Canada , the top supplier of steel and aluminum to the USA markets, has been temporarily exempted from the tariffs. Mr. Trudeau spoke by telephone with Mr. Right now China isn't even among the top 10 producers of USA steel imports. The head of Eurofer, Europe's main steel federation, said Trump's reasons for slapping tariffs on steel and aluminum were an absurdity and that the move could cost tens of thousands of jobs across the continent. Read More »

Finnish government acquires stake in Nokia

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Solidium revealed it has spent €844 million acquiring 3.3 percent of Nokia's shares since the beginning of the year. Nokia ruled the global mobile phone market a decade ago and the collapse of that business was a major cause of a decade of economic stagnation from which Finland is only just recovering. Read More »

US Court Upholds Most Of Texas Law To Punish 'Sanctuary Cities'

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The law, known as Senate Bill 4, calls for jail for police chiefs, sheriffs and possibly frontline officers who fail to cooperate over USA immigration. The case then went to the 5th Circuit. After Tuesday's ruling was announced, Abbott updated his followers on Twitter, highlighting that claims the bill would lead to racial profiling were rejected. Read More »

Gov. Murphy to unveil NJ budget. Will tax hike be key?

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In addition to advocating for full legalization, Democrat Gov. Phil Murphy has already began a process to expand the state's struggling medical marijuana program. The plan would provide $341 million more for schools and an expansion of pre-kindergarten. They said that they are not in favor of raising taxes of any kind. Read More »

Queer Eye: Tom and ex-wife Abby are engaged!

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Tom and Abby are getting married! The saga of Tom from Queer Eye continues, and a happy ending is in sight! She will always be the love of my life. Naturally, fans were beyond excited upon hearing the news, with many sharing their well wishes for the couple on social media. Last week when Tom gave them the news they had been waiting for when he confirmed the couple would be giving the relationship another go. Read More »

'Iconic' Mazeppa Building Lost to Fire

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Four other fire departments were called to assist. While firefighters battled the blaze, the building collapsed and took out a power line. It's also one of the original buildings in town. The bar occupied the first floor, while the two upper floors were vacant. The State Fire Marshal's office is investigating the cause of the fire. Residents who didn't want to stay in their homes were directed to a community center. Read More »

Shoe thrown at Imran Khan during speech in Gujrat

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The shoe hit the PTI leader squarely in the chest, although with lesser force than was perhaps intended. Imran Khan among lawmakers from both the government as well as the opposition condemned the incident and discouraged the ill practice. Read More »

Qatar Petroleum announces Abu Dhabi oil deal despite boycott

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Following the news of the deal on Tuesday, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Supreme Petroleum Council issued a statement denying Abu Dhabi's role in reaching the agreement with QP. "This concession was recently extended by each respective government to the Japanese consortium with no direct communication or engagement between the two states ". Read More »

North Korea remains silent on summits

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Chung also met with Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi, ahead of his meeting with Xi. South Korean officials , who returned from a Pyongyang conference, briefed the president on their recent meeting with the North Korean leader, just as South Korean envoys briefed Japanese officials, convincing them of the need for dialogue and engagement, Kyodo News reported . Read More »

[Breaking] Ex-president Lee Myung-bak appears before prosecution for questioning

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The investigation into Lee means all living former South Korean presidents have been convicted, charged, or embroiled in criminal inquiries. "I am sorry for causing concerns, when the country's economy is facing difficulties and the security environment is at a sensitive point", said Lee, reading from a prepared statement before entering the prosecutor's office. Read More »

Science teacher fed puppy to snapping turtle

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That is violence. That is not okay. The science teacher, Robert Crosland , had taught at Preston Junior High School for a number of years, the East Idaho News reported. "There's a lot of humane things you can do". Superintendent Marc Gee told the Idaho Statesman that the incident occurred after school on March 7 during an after-school animal feeding. Read More »

Another Pakistani diplomat harassed in New Delhi

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The Pakistanis claimed the incident took place while the diplomat was returning to his home in Vasant Vihar. Zarif also raised the issue of cooperation between Chabahar and Gwadar ports during his meetings with foreign minister Asif and National Security Adviser Nasser Janjua. Read More »

Louise Nicholas backs Labour Party handling of alleged sexual assault

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Her complaint comes after a 20-year-old man allegedly put his hands down the trousers of at least three 16-year-olds at a Labour summer camp near Waihi last month. Kirton said it was "irrelevant" whether he was concerned there might be more complaints to come of this nature. Asked if it was acceptable given Labour's principled stance on sexual harassment issues, Kirton replied: "Well, we could have done better". Read More »

Newlywed Amy Schumer not changing her name

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The 'Long Island Lolita!' Yeah, no I'm keeping my name. In an Instagram story on Sunday, Schumer explained to her dad, "I'm not Amy Fischer! ". Schumer, of course, is referencing the Amy Fisher who served seven years in prison for assault after shooting her lover's wife in 1992. Read More »

Trump considering Rick Perry to take over VA

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President Trump , fresh off replacing his secretary of state and C.I.A. director, is considering firing his secretary of veterans affairs and installing Energy Secretary Rick Perry in the post , according to two people close to the White House. Read More »

Judge: Manafort Faces 'Very Real Possibility' of Life in Prison

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The conditions, more restrictive than a parallel set of orders imposed by a D.C. federal judge in a related conspiracy case there, are "necessary because the defendant is a person of great wealth who has the financial means and global connections to flee and remain at large, as well as every incentive to do so", Ellis wrote in the four-page order. Read More »

Star Wars? President Trump proposes military space force

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Trump was speaking Tuesday about his administration's investments in space exploration to members of the military when he said that space is becoming a "war-fighting domain". A Pentagon spokesman did not return a request for comment. "Look at all those people back there". All the smirks, jokes and ridicule make Trump more powerful and likable. Read More »

Thousands of Ethiopians flee country after army kills nine civilians

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Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) the lead government agency receiving the people said it had so far "received at least 20,000 Ethiopian asylum seekers in Moyale Town following their displacement from Ethiopia". A state official in the Oromiya region told Reuters on condition of anonymity that tens of thousands of people have also been internally displaced. Read More »

Brexit bill amendments to be published by United Kingdom government

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The UK government is pressing ahead with changes to its main Brexit law despite failing to secure the agreement of Welsh ministers who've described it as a 'power grab'. It's possible that that new list, claimed by some to be a new category of disputed powers, could lead to a further flare-up even if agreement is reached on the 24. Read More »

National Geographic magazine acknowledges its racist past

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Susan Goldberg laid out the mag's flawed coverage in a mea culpa ahead of April's issue that's dedicated to race . "It hurts to share the appalling stories from the magazine's past", Golderg writes. While this "exploration of race" begins with the entirety of April's issue, Goldberg says in her letter that it will continue "throughout the year". Read More »

Thompson defends ex-Liverpool teammate Carragher over spit storm

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In a video of the incident, the teenage girl's father repeatedly mentioned the score in the match and Carragher is heard to say, "Alright", before appearing to spit at the vehicle alongside his. "That devastates me more than anything". It's hard to explain, it was nearly an out-of-body thing but you can't ever behave like that, it's unacceptable. Read More »

Reconoce gobierno de Carlos Joaquín investigación de PGR en Playa del Carmen

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Esto a raíz de la explosión de la explosión de un ferry en Playa del Carmen el pasado 21 de febrero. Entre tanto, estos eventos, tras poco más de dos semanas, ya han comenzado a tener serias consecuencias para la industria turística local, como la alerta emitida por el gobierno de EU para que sus ciudadanos no viajen a estos destinos de la Riviera Maya y el cierre de su agencia consular en Playa del Carmen , además de la decisión del gobierno de Canadá de cancelar excursiones de sus ... Read More »