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Jay-Z's Roc Nation Supports App to Improve Criminal Justice System

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One particular focus of injustice in the system is bail. Prince's former manager Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins came up with the idea for the app, which will be made available to government officials and users on parole. They will then be monitored and supported with reminders about drug testing or substance abuse treatments needed, as well as making sure they know when they have a court date. Read More »

Tencor acquires Orbotech for $3.4B

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Davenport & Company Llc, which manages about $7.13 billion and $7.89B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Msft (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 21,870 shares to 1.08 million shares, valued at $80.70 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.03, a current ratio of 3.73 and a quick ratio of 3.06. California Employees Retirement owns 0.07% invested in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) for 443,338 shares. Read More »

Body of missing Australian woman found in Whistler, BC park

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CANADIAN police have confirmed the body of missing Perth woman Alison Raspa has been found. A personal item was found in Alpha Lake Park on the morning of November 23. Further searches of the area and the shore found no trace of her. Police say Raspa's family in Australia has been notified and they and the coroner are invesitgating. Read More »

Pope Francis condemns prostitution as torture

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It's not enough to exchange a few little messages or share cute pictures. "(It says) women are to be exploited in one way or another. Pope Francis said he had personally read some of the emails regarding the questionnaire posted online by the Synod Secretariat and had been struck by the responses of numerous young people. Read More »

Lahore Qalandars win toss, opt for batting against Peshawar Zalmi

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They take on defending champions Peshawar Zalmi in the Match 29 of the tournament. If they lose they get eliminated and a win will help them shoot straight up to second place as they will tie Quetta Gladiators on 10 points. If Peshawar progress, it will spell curtains for Multan Sultans. But if Peshawar Zalmi win, then Karachi Kings would be under more pressure against Islamabad United as a win would be inevitable for them or even if they don't produce results in the their favour, they ... Read More »

Telangana SSC English Paper Leaked On WhatsApp, Probe Ordered

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SSC English paper II will be held tomorrow according to the schedule released by Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Telangana. The led to huge disturbance in some of the examination centers across Telangana state and leaked paper was widespread through social media, particularly on whatsapp. Read More »

UP govt transfers 37 IAS officers, 5 commissioners, 17 DMs

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Even though he is at the heart of a controversy in August previous year in the children's deaths case at BRD Medical College Hospital concerning the oxygen crisis, he was never held accountable. Anoop Chandra Pandey, the industrial and infrastructure development commissioner (IIDC) credited with the success of the "UP Investors Summit" held in February has been rewarded with additional charge of the NRI Department, besides the additional charge of Greater Noida. Read More »

Britain slams 'absurd' Russian denials of spy poisoning

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Tass quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov saying: "Sooner or later they will have to be responsible for these allegations: they will either have to provide some evidence or apologise". "It is an obvious fact". "Secondly, Russia does not have such (nerve) agents. We have destroyed all our chemical arsenals under control of global observers". Read More »

Bangladesh SC stays HC order on Khaleda Zia's bail

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The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on March 14 stayed till today the High Court order that granted bail to BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. Zia's lawyer said that it is unprecedented that the Supreme Court did not assign any reason for granting leave-to-appeal petition filed by the ACC and government against the High Court order of bail to his client. Read More »

CBSE Class 10th English paper

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The board had assured that it will look into the matter before finalizing the marks of English paper. Minutes after the paper was distributed, the students and the examiners started buzzing about a question which was wrong in the comprehension passage. Read More »

Student walkout was powerful, moving experience

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David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez , two students who survived last month's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida, said Monday that the National Rifle Association has been "basically threatening" them. Read More »

Supreme Court refuses to block new Pennsylvania electoral map

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In statements, Republican legislative leaders in Pennsylvania said they were disappointed by the rulings but reiterated their belief that the state Supreme Court had usurped the legislature's role. "The cost of shifting district boundaries - in terms of both campaign funding and constituent fealty - is surely appreciable", the judges wrote. "I applaud these decisions that will allow the upcoming election to move forward with the new and fair congressional maps". Read More »

Korea, Japan discuss Korean denuclearisation

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A Kyodo News report last week quoting an unnamed high-ranking official at Abe's office, said the government believes "direct dialogue with the top - Mr. President Trump has accepted an invitation to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for the first time, probably in May. "Now is a high time that Japan meditated over its policy toward the DPRK, facing up to the trend of the times for itself", the North's state-run Korean Central News Agency said in a commentary late Saturday, using the ... Read More »

Putin wins election (but there's only ever one result in Russia)

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Other examples from observers and social media included ballot boxes being stuffed with extra ballots in multiple regions; an election official assaulting an observer; CCTV cameras obscured by flags or nets from watching ballot boxes; discrepancies in ballot numbers; last-minute voter registration changes likely created to boost turnout; and a huge pro-Putin sign in one polling station. Read More »

U.S. imposed sanctions against 19 Russian citizens and 5 organizations

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It was not clear what impact the attacks had on the United States energy and industrial firms that were targeted. The Trump administration confirmed Thursday it was enacting the new sanctions on Russian Federation, including individuals indicted last month by special counsel Robert Mueller , in a sweeping new effort to punish Moscow for its attempts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. Read More »

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang re-appointed to 5-year term

The National People's Congress also appointed close Xi ally Wang Qishan to the formerly ceremonial post of vice president . Mr Wang's appointment shows that "he's a really important political advisor", said Kerry Brown, director of the Lau China Institute at King's College London. Read More »

No new bars in Kerala, minister rubbishes rumours

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This liquor policy is going to be even more unsafe, a (bigger) disaster than the Ockhi cyclone. "Liquor policy is another Ockhi tragedy", he said. The LDF government, he said, had chosen to deviate from its declared liquor policy at a time when the Supreme Court verdict on relocating liquor outlets from national highways had aroused much hope in the minds of the people. Read More »

FIU Bridge Collapse Survivor Sues For Reckless Negligence

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To some engineers the decision of installing the main concrete segment over a busy road before building its main support tower was confusing. The collapse, which killed six when it crashed onto traffic passing underneath, happened just days after the bridge, which had been assembled off-site, had been installed in a period of hours over Southwest Eighth Street in Miami. Read More »

Teen girl home, man in custody after both located in Mexico

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Amy Yu was believed to be a willing companion to Esterly, and have reportedly left with him in a one-way flight out of Dallas, Texas to Cancun, Mexico. During the interaction, Amy's mother called police, who warned the Esterlys to stay away from their home. Yu and Esterly have been reported missing since March 5, and they have not been found since the teen did not return home from school that night - until now. Read More »

Claims money issues the cause of Donald Trump Jr divorce

However, it would only be a matter of years before their marriage came to an end. Don Jr. and Vanessa have five children together. But in light of the Russian Federation investigation and comments leaking out daily, experts like lawyer Bonnie Rabin are asking if things are so amicable, why hire a criminal defense attorney? But Manhattan family law expert Bonnie Rabin had this to say to Page Six about Vanessa Trump's choice of legal representation: "It's a curious choice if it's an ... Read More »

Throne Speech Fails to Inspire PC Leader Doug Ford

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Health care is poised to be a major focus of the coming budget, the government said, promising "significant investments" in hospital operations with a view to reducing hospital wait times. The government said last week that the 2018 budget will run a deficit of one per cent gross domestic product - which could be as high as $8 billion - would map out "a clear path" back to balance. Read More »

Lower Mainland men accused of attacking autistic man in Ontario

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Officers were called to a home near Confederation Pkwy and Huntington Ridge Dr. Thursday afternoon. The homeowner told police a man tried to get into the house by saying he worked for the government and flashing a fake police badge. "I think this shows the power of social media", Sohi said. "We believe at least one might be from British Columbia", said Const. Iryna Yashnyk. The first wanted man is described as South Asian with a light complexion, and 5-foot-10 with a thin build. Read More »

Turkish police seize radioactive material in Ankara raid

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The article reported that anti-smuggling teams in the city conducted the operation in Pursaklar district upon a tipoff. The four suspects, believed to be part of a larger criminal organization, reportedly meant to sell 1.4 kg of the material on the black market for $72 million. Read More »

Israel slashes jail sentence of soldier who executed Palestinian

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In civilian proceedings, convicts have to serve two-thirds of their sentence before seeking parole. During the hearing, the prosecution argued against Azaria's release. Azaria became the target of an investigation after a rights activist captured him on film fatally shooting al-Sharif, who was unarmed and injured at the time of the incident. Read More »

Holocaust memorial ceremony canceled after Poland censors Israeli speech

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Polish officials appear to be testing a new law that criminalizes mentioning Polish complicity in the Holocaust, even before its constitutionality has been decided . In a statement sent to The Jerusalem Post , Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said: "Indeed, the mayor of Kiryat Bialik approached me and after consulting with the professional staff of the Foreign Ministry, Israel is not prepared to compromise on historical facts". Read More »

Russian presidential elections result to be out Monday

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Gone were the Soviet days when there was just one name on the ballot and the victor habitually harvested 99 percent of the vote. As of late Sunday, it was unclear whether the Kremlin had achieved the magic "70/70" formula: A 70% voter turnout, with Putin winning 70% of the votes. Read More »

Abbas accuses Hamas of last week's bomb attack against Palestinian PM

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At a Fatah faction event in Ramallah, the ageing leader said he would take "national, legal and financial measures" against "Gaza" in response, without elaborating. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas labelled the USA ambassador to Israel David Friedman a "son of a dog" on Monday during a scathing attack on Donald Trump's policies. Read More »

Players not willing to come to Pakistan shouldn't be considered: Nadeem Omar

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PCB Chairman Najam Sethi said as a back-up plan, franchises can keep strong replacements ready for the matches in Pakistan in case some of their foreign players did not travel with the teams. It is a very great gesture by them and will surely help us revive full-fledged global cricket here. "I am more concerned over Pakistan cricket and the PSL future". Read More »

Attempted Murder Suspect Escapes From Medical Facility

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Police said Venzor was able to get away at Denver Health Medical Center at 777 Bannock St. Sister station KCNC reports Mauricio Venzor escaped just after dawn from the facility he was being held in. He was reportedly wearing leg irons and wasn't in handcuffs and had on a dark green uniform that had the letters CCMF on it. Venzor is approximately 5-foot-7 and weighs 170 pounds. Read More »

Renaissance Technologies LLC Increases Stake in Banco Santander-Chile (NYSE:BSAC)

Angled up and price is moving up (or was recently) overall, angled down and price is moving down overall, moving sideways and the price is likely in a range. As far as the long term business investment is concerned, one should keep in mind that evaluating performance with long timeframe will lend a hand to corporate investors, shareholders and stakeholders to make more precise investment decisions that consist of Perf Quarter, Perf Half Y, Perf Year and Perf YTD. Read More »

White House Names Christopher Liddell as a Deputy Chief of Staff

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Chris Liddell, a senior White House aide and former top exec at Microsoft and General Motors, now works closely with the president's son-in-law as director of strategic initiatives. He went on to have a stellar business career in the United States, starting as CFO of Carter Holt's parent International Paper then going on to senior roles at Microsoft and General Motors. Read More »