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Teen is lone student to walk out at Wilson school

Justin Blackman left his Spanish class at 10 a.m., the scheduled time for walkouts organized through a nationwide grassroots movement, and was surprised to find himself standing alone outside Wilson Prep. Since it was posted, Blackman's video was viewed more than 2.6 million times at the time of writing, and has received more than 11,000 comments. Celebrities, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and other Twitter users voiced their support for the teenager. Read More »

Man tied to Natalee Holloway disappearance stabbed to death in Sarasota County

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John Christopher Ludwick was attempting to kidnap an unidentified woman as she got out of her vehicle in the driveway of her Wesley Lane home on Wednesday morning, North Port police said. Police said Ludwick is being investigated for his comments involving the disappearance of the Alabama teenager, who went missing in Aruba during a high school graduation trip in 2005. Read More »

Jurors hear gut-wrenching testimony in trial of Pulse shooter's widow

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Mandolfo said Salman knew Mateen had been looking at jihadist material - and that it was so extreme, she would pull her 3-year-old son away from the room. "What would make people more upset, an attack at a club or an attack at Disney?" Salman was Mateen's second wife. Text messages, which Salman deleted, show she told her husband what to say if his mother called to invite him to dinner. Read More »

Is Earnings Growth Happening For Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB)?

The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $82.58. About 384,617 shares traded. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (NYSE:DB) has risen 27.06% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 56% are positive. Wabtec had 33 analyst reports since December 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, February 16 by Wolfe Research. Read More »

Leo Varadkar says he plans to invite Donald Trump to visit Ireland

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Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny first invited Mr Trump to Ireland during his St Patrick's week visit to the U.S. past year. Speaking ahead of the meeting, Leo Varadkar said meetings of this sort typically last around 40 minutes, and so there's only a small amount of topics that can be covered. Read More »

Black Panther Cracks Top 20 Highest-Grossing Movies Of All

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I wouldn't mind seeing a movie just about them further down the line. Black Panther is still in theaters now, and CinemaBlend will be sure to update fans on all the deleted scenes. " A Wrinkle in Time " follows Meg ( Storm Reid ) as she embarks upon a quest to find her parents, Dr. Alex Murry ( Chris Pine ) and Dr. Kate Murry (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) somewhere in the universe. Read More »

Missing Squamish climber, partner found dead in Alaska: family

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A spokesperson is expected to release an update later today. The ropes match the description of the gear carried by Johnson and Leclerc. A family member of Johnson appeared to confirm the death declarations, saying "As of Tuesday, March 13th SAR efforts have determined that Ryan and Marc are no longer with us". Read More »

Dion Lewis agrees to 4-year deal with Tennessee Titans

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Perhaps we'll get closer to hearing the truth, now that Butler has landed with a new team. It's not a surprise to see the former undrafted free agent leave New England for greener pastures. Pro Football Focus rated Lewis as the fifth-best running back in the NFL last season. Butler did skip Opening Night with an illness , but at the time, there weren't any indications that he wouldn't log a single defensive snap in the game. Read More »

Ukrainian opposition leader forcibly deported to Poland

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Mikheil Saakashvili has vowed to keep being involved in Ukrainian politics from overseas, following his deportation. Nukri Kantaria, member of the ruling Georgian Dream (GD) party, stated that if Georgia's ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili stays in Poland , official Tbilisi will send the request of his extradition. Read More »

Kerala HC stayed order for CBI inquiry on Shuhaib case

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During the admission hearing on the government's appeal on Wednesday, advocate T Asaf Ali, who represents Shuhaib's parents, argued that a division bench of the high court can not consider an appeal over the order passed by a single bench in a criminal matter. Read More »

Incest mom who married her biological son and daughter jailed

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The worker discovered the incestuous relationship during the course of a child welfare investigation, police reported in a court affidavit. It was later revealed that she married the boy, who was named after his father and Patricia's first husband, when he was just 18 on December 8, 2008. Read More »

Philippines: Rodrigo Duterte orders soldiers to shoot female rebels 'in the vagina'

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An Amazon.' 'Shoot them in the...,'" he said, according to the official transcript from the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) which censored Duterte where he used a word for vagina. He added that the point Duterte was trying to make was since there is no longer a chance of resuming peace talks with the communists, war with the rebels should be expected to resume. Read More »

Police searching for 2 abducted San Antonio girls

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Illinois State Police issued an Amber Alert at the request of the Markham Police Department as authorities search for 3-year-old Lynn Roby and 2-year-old Jordyn Washington. Leslie, 38, has brown hair, brown eyes and a yellow butterfly tattoo on her shoulder. The suspect is driving a silver, 2010, Chevy Suburban with a Texas License plate number: JGG 2909. Read More »

World Bank projects India's GDP growth at 7.3%

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GDP growth is projected to reach 6.7% in 2017-18, the report added, in line with the official estimates. "The key takeaways about the Indian economy are that it is steadily growing, and it is growth where volatility has significantly decreased", Junaid Ahmed, World Bank Country Director of India said at a press conference. Read More »

EU Adds Three Countries To Tax Blacklist, Removes Three Others

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The EU finance ministers (ECOFIN) agreed on a cluster of new rules meant to disrupt cross-border tax avoidance on Tuesday; the decision must now be ratified by the European Parliament. In addition to the three Caribbean islands listed on Tuesday, they are American Samoa, Guam, Namibia, Palau, Samoa and Trinidad and Tobago. Ministers also formally added the Bahamas , the US Virgin Islands and Saint Kitts and Nevis to the European Union list of tax havens, confirming earlier Reuters ... Read More »

European Union aims to solve trade "mess", not provoke U.S. - commissioner

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The tariffs, reportedly targeting Chinese tech, electronics and telecoms, were revealed by sources hours after Trump abruptly fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The spread between five-year notes and 30-year bonds, an indicator of the shape of the yield curve, lowered to 44.9 basis points on Wednesday, 3 basis points below its last close. Read More »

Trump seeking stiffer tariffs on China

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In 2016, Trump promised America that he, alone, could fix it. And they have been doing so for years and years with impunity. Between 1990 and 2015 (the latest year available), productivity per hour of labor in the steel sector was up 151 percent. Read More »

Dapchi Attack: Buhari Visit Yobe State

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The President who arrived the Northeastern state on Wednesday Afternoon is expected to meet with parents of the 110 schoolgirls missing from the community. "It is my hope that any agency, person or group found to have been negligent or culpable in the abduction of the girls will be punished in accordance with the law". Read More »

25 killed in another attack by suspected herdsmen in Plateau

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Ivy Gulu, Public Relations Officer of the Irigwe Development Association, told journalists on Tuesday 23 persons were killed on Monday night at Dundu, a village in Kwall District of Bassa. Close to 200 people have been killed as a result of herdsmen attacks in Various states in the country in 2018 alone. And shortly after the 29 victims were laid to rest, some residents of the Irigwe communities expressed their dissatisfaction with the recent comment made by some plateau stakeholders during ... Read More »

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau back in Regina to talk steel

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However, the key word is "temporary", particularly as NAFTA renegotiation efforts continue and the USA hopes to win concessions from its NAFTA peers. "When we talk about these things, very often China is mentioned, there is also mention made of Russian Federation", he said, according to remarks translated from French by the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. Read More »

Gina Haspel Nominated for CIA Director, First Woman to Head the Agency

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Her leadership positions in Washington include deputy director of the National Clandestine Service and chief of staff for the director of the National Clandestine Service. Former CIA Director John Brennan praised Haspel's "wealth of experience" while acknowledging her controversial role managing a "black site" prison. Read More »

Pakistan gets Windies boost with T20 series in Karachi

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Pakistan will play West Indies in Karachi. PCB Chairman added, "Just some hours before they have confirmed that they will play three matches on April 1, 2 and 4th in National Stadium of Karachi", adding that "PCB was in efforts to bring cricket back in Karachi". Read More »

Greencore plans to stir up U.S. division

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Shares in Greencore Group PLC slid early on Tuesday as the company announced a restructuring of its U.S. network due to low capacity utilisation and said profit growth in the USA will be slower than expected. "Any incremental capital and cash costs related to the delivery of this new business are not expected to be significant for the group". The core Consumer Packaged Goods business in the United States is performing in line overall, but the weak performance of these sites combined with ... Read More »

UP by-polls: Samajwadi Party wins Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha seats

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In Bihar, after the 22nd round of counting, RJD is leading by 57,791 with 4,46,179 votes, while BJP is trailing with 3,88,388 votes for Araria constituency. The chief minister , however, said the local issues generally dominate bypolls and the 2019 general elections would be on the national issues. "Congratulations to the winning candidates in today's sub-election". Read More »

USA 'prepared to act' if Syria ceasefire not honored, Haley says

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The rebel-held suburb of Damascus has been the target of a relentless military campaign since February 18. Backed by Russian Federation, the advance has battered Eastern Ghouta with air strikes, artillery and rocket fire, raising widespread global concern and prompting urgent calls for a ceasefire. Read More »

Schwarzenegger Accuses Big Oil Of 1st-Degree Murder

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On the podcast, Schwarzenegger made a comparison between oil and tobacco, a product that kills 480,000 people per year in the US, according to the CDC. Reuters quoted San Francisco officials as saying that the five oil companies "knowingly and recklessly created an ongoing public nuisance that is causing harm now and in the future risks catastrophic harm to human life and property". Read More »

2 people injured, suspect dead after shooting at UAB Highlands Hospital

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The male victim is in critical condition after being shot multiple times in the chest. The suspect was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, Williston said. This is breaking news and the story will be updated as more information becomes available. There are no details yet on the severity of injuries, including the two employees or the shooter. Read More »

Indore: Hillary arrives on 3-day visit to state

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The former US Secretary of State is in Maheshwar at the invitation of Richard Holkar, scion of the erstwhile Holkar kingdom. Clinton arrived at Indore on Sunday in a special plane with her team of security personnel. This is said to be her personal visit to India. The Maheswar saree was promoted by Queen Ahilya Bai of the erstwhile Holkar royal family to help downtrodden eke out a decent living at the time. Read More »

Tulsa Public School Board Supports Teacher Walkout

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Superintendent Mike Garde addressed that issue: "Some students will have enough credits already to meet graduation requirements", he said. "If you don't hear from me, send your kids on April 2". As the town hall progressed Tuesday evening, the apprehensive mood that many came in to the gymnasium with seemed to lighten, as Simeroth took questions from the crowd, even interspersed with applause, albeit subdued. Read More »

Slovak PM Robert Fico offers to quit after reporter Jan Kuciak's murder

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Fico, 53, has been struggling since February with a scandal over the killing of journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee. "Today I have offered my resignation to the president of the republic", Fico said. In a joint statement, the pair denied wrongdoing. The third party in the coalition, the Slovak National Party, announced after the resignation that they would want early elections should Most-Hid stop supporting Mr Fico, or if Mr Fico lost his majority in parliament. Read More »

Body of wife of Nobel-winning professor found at landfill

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Ei-ichi Negishi was found walking in the nearby area and taken to a Rockford hospital for treatment, where he remains. Mrs. Negishi, from Japan, is married to the Nobel Chemistry laureate Ei-ichi Negishi. Local law enforcement agencies are now leading the investigation. In 2010, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in synthesizing organic compounds. Read More »

Bill Kelly: Trudeau's right about tariffs, but it may not matter

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U.S. President Donald Trump last week said he would impose import tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent for aluminum, effective later this month, but exempted Canada after an intense lobbying campaign arranged by Ottawa. It was the second call in a week that Trudeau made to Trump on the tariffs issue. The President and CEO of Dofasco says he is optimistic with Trudeau's work. Read More »

USA seeking to impose tariffs up to $60b on Chinese imports

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A third source who had direct knowledge of the administration's thinking said the tariffs, associated with a "Section 301" intellectual property investigation, under the 1974 U.S. Under U.S. trade law, Lighthizer isn't due to deliver the results of his probe until August. More problematic than the USA tariffs is the likelihood that other countries will respond in kind. Read More »

K-pop group Big Bang's Taeyang and Daesung start military service

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Soon after the song's release, it has topped several music charts in the country. The song has shot to No. 1 on Melon, Genie, Bugs, Mnet, Naver and Soribada's real-time charts. Korean pop group Big Bang releases " Flower Road " on March 13. Seungri is now promoting his first Chinese film "Love Only" and is scheduled to release a solo album in the first half of this year. Read More »

Australia considers visas for 'persecuted' white SAfrican farmers

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AfriForum reacted to commentary this morning by Peter Dutton , the Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs, that South African farmers' applications to immigrate to Australia will possibly enjoy priority attention, by saying that this is a serious charge against the South African government. Read More »