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Container Ships Collide in Karachi

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There are no reports of pollution or injuries from the incident. The recovery operation was due to begin Tuesday, according to reports. The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has launched an investigation into the incident. Moreover, the ships have been docked at Karachi Port and the damaged parts will also be fixed. However, there was no damage to the terminal's cranes. Read More »

Shooting reported at Maryland high school, sparking lockdown

Mary's County was placed on lockdown and the situation was contained, the school district said. Police and emergency services responded to a southern Maryland high school where a shooting took place Tuesday. The FBI is at the scene of the shooting and the school is on lockdown. Students and gun violence prevention activists are planning a nationwide march on Saturday to pressure elected officials on passing stricter gun legislation. Read More »

Zimbabwe to hold elections in July, confirms Mnangagwa

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The moratorium, which began on December 1 a year ago, expired last Friday. Zimbabwe is home to the world's second largest platinum reserves. In a statement, Mnangagwa said the entities and individuals ignored a three-month amnesty he announced in November in which he asked all organisations and persons who had allegedly externalised funds during the past few years to account for the money before 16 March. Read More »

Microsoft, BlackBerry team up to make mobile phones more secure

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BlackBerry (NYSE:BB) is jumping in postmarket, up 5.1%, on news of a strategic partnership with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) on enterprise software. "We saw a need for a hyper-secure way for our joint customers to use native Office 365 mobile apps", said Carl Wiese, president of global sales at BlackBerry. Read More »

Britain commits to talks on open border fallback plan

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There are fears a wrong solution could threatened the so-called Belfast Agreement which ended decades of conflict in Northern Ireland. Also known as an "implementation phase", it allows for the United Kingdom to keep the same arrangements with Brussels on trade and other matters, until a new comprehensive trade agreement is sealed. Read More »

Russian Federation 'responsible' for attack on ex-spy in Britain, US says

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Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation between Britain and Russia , Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. Haley continued: "If the Russian government stopped using chemical weapons to assassinate its enemies, and if the Russian government stopped helping its Syrian ally to use chemical weapons to kill Syrian children, and if Russia cooperated with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical ... Read More »

President Trump appoints new lawyer to legal team

Republicans over the weekend offered a mostly muted response to Trump's attacks against Mueller. That came last summer, when Trump's legal team - then led by NY attorney Marc Kasowitz - was looking into potential conflicts of interest with Mueller and his team and planning to make a case to have him removed, according to people familiar with the strategy. Read More »

The number 70 could haunt Putin's next six years

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After his victory, Putin dismissed claims Russia was behind the poisoning of a former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal in Britain as "drivel, rubbish, nonsense" but said Moscow was ready to cooperate with London in the probe. Russian election authorities have annulled voting results in five districts as they investigate ballot stuffing and other problems in the presidential election. Read More »

Israeli man stabbed in Jerusalem attack dies in hospital

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Failing to prevent a crime is a misdemeanor offense in Israel. Two of them were released after questioning and six others will be brought before court to remand their arrest in the afternoon. There has been an uptick in Israeli-Palestinian violence since President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital late previous year. Tensions in the region rise ahead of the expected relocation of the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May and amidst a looming ... Read More »

Envoy denies Russian Federation was behind attack on ex-spy

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British Prime Minister Theresa May told the House of Commons in Parliament on Wednesday that Russian Federation had expressed "disdain" for Britain's wish for an explanation into the matter. Investigators said they have determined the Skripals were poisoned with a Russian-made nerve agent. "So, the chance that perhaps some of these Novichoks have been stolen by criminals or terrorists from Russia is a possibility, and we wait to see an explanation from the Russian Ambassador to London ... Read More »

World Bank aims to ensure no surge in climate migration

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By 2050, 143 million "climate migrants" will face an "existential threat" and be displaced, the World Bank said in a new report. Extreme variations in climate performance represent an "engine of migration", forcing families and entire communities to move to viable places for subsistence. Read More »

Rath yatra may spark communal strife: MLAs

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When the Congress leader K.R. Ramasami sought to raise the issue, Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam said the Congress members should keep in mind that Congress-ruling Karnataka and Communist-ruling Kerala had also granted permission for the yatra . Read More »

Periyar statue vandalised in Pudukottai

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The statue of Periyar, as shown in the image above (left), was attacked near Alangudi village in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai district. Both the accused were in an inebriated condition. Raja had issued the threats in a Facebook Post. Rajinikanth, however, denied any connection of the vandalism with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read More »

U.S. trade associations urge Trump to avoid tariffs against China

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EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross will meet this week in Washington , D.C., as part of a 30-day negotiation window to avoid a trade war. However, many of those companies still disagree with the administration's strategy . Frisbie's group opposes the tariffs. The forms for submitting exclusion requests are available on the United States government's regulations website. Read More »

Supreme Court Takes Up Challenge By Crisis Pregnancy Centers

In another lawsuit over regulating crisis pregnancy centers, a federal appeals court in New York struck down parts of a New York City ordinance, although it upheld the requirement for unlicensed centers to say that they lack a license. Abortion rights advocates say the roughly 2,700 US anti-abortion pregnancy centers, including around 200 in California, far outnumber facilities providing abortions. Read More »

Sarfraz calls out overseas players for backtracking on Pakistan promise

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He said the overseas players who are now refusing to travel with their franchises for the playoffs can not be seen as supportive of Pakistan cricket. "Look at the players who have been inducted in Pakistan cricket team in recent years, they are the find of PSL and got into the lime light by showing their class in their respective departments of the game during the previous editions of PSL", he told the state-run news agency in an exclusive interview. Read More »

Vladimir Putin set to lead Russian Federation for another six years

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Also at polling station 216 in Ust-Djeguta, a woman around 40 said she was asked to provide proof of herself voting by her boss in the town's kindergarten number 6. Britain and Russian Federation have each expelled 23 diplomats, broken off high-level contacts and taken other punitive steps in the escalating tit-for-tat dispute, which clouded the run-up to Sunday's presidential election in Russian Federation. Read More »

GOP leaders have yet to move to protect special counsel

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According to sources familiar with this move, Garrett reports that John Dowd will remain on the Trump personal legal team but DiGenova was recruited and hired to limit Dowd's role. "With the president's inner circle of level-headed voices shrinking, seemingly by the hour, and President Trump's temperature clearly rising, a new week dawning, we are all wondering if this might be the week president crosses that massive red line and orders the firing of the special counsel, Robert Mueller ", ... Read More »

GOP senator on Pa. special election: 'We got our ass kicked'

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And ex-Republican National Committee spokesman Doug Heye: "This is not a good result for the GOP ". Lamb - a Marine and former federal prosecutor - had the kind of moderate profile and personality that plays well in this suburban Pittsburgh district where he was running, and which President Donald Trump carried by almost 20 points in 2016. Read More »

Ditch ICC, urges Duterte as charges loom large

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The Assembly of State Parties is the management oversight and legislative body of the ICC formed by the representatives of the country that ratified the Rome Statute. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signs the Pardon of Punishment to all outstanding punishments of the underclassmen of the Cadet Corps Armed Forces of the Philippines during the Commencement Exercises of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA)'Alab-Tala' Class of 2018 at Fort General Gregorio H. Read More »

Officials investigate officer-involved shooting in Daviess County

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His condition is not known at this time. The trooper was not struck. The suspect then fled away through muddy farm fields and drove about a half-mile to a mile away from the original scene. The suspect crashed the Jeep in a ditch and fled on foot. As responding units approached the residence to investigate, the suspect ran out the back door of the house and got inside the Jeep. Read More »

Another Bomb Detonates In Texas At A FedEx Facility

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The package exploded at approximately 12:25 a.m.at a facility in Schertz, Texas . The explosion comes as police are investigating the fourth bomb explosion in Austin, TX. Roughly 75 employees were working at the processing plant when the package exploded. Three of the bombings involved packages while the fourth, reported Sunday, involved a almost invisible tripwire. Read More »

CBI chargesheet against former Canara Bank CMD in loan default case

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The CBI on Monday filed a chargesheet against state-run Canara Bank's former CMD and five of his colleagues for cheating the bank in 2014 in collusion with a Delhi-based firm by defaulting over Rs 68.38 crore loan. The CBI alleged that funds were siphoned off through a chain of alleged bogus transactions facilitated by fake sister concerns, family members and bank officials including the top executives. Read More »

Tuesday evacuations ordered for Santa Barbara foothills

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San Luis Obispo County is expected to received four to eight inches of rain between Tuesday and Thursday, and similar totals are predicted in Santa Barbara County, prompting fresh evacuation warnings. Cumulatively, the foothill and mountain areas are expected to receive five to 10 inches of rain, which is significantly stronger than the storm January 9 that killed 21 people and damaged or destroyed around 400 buildings in the Montecito, Summerland and Carpinteria areas. Read More »

Jammu doctor sacked over Facebook

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Notably, Kumar had been appointed for three years on contract to serve at the GMC Jammu . If the order will not be revoked in next 48 hours, we will be forced to express our resentment in a phased manner which includes stoppage of OPD services, routine surgical procedures in main operation theatre. Read More »

What Ramaphosa told Moyane

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In February, weeks after his election as head of state, Ramaphosa reshuffled the cabinet, firing or demoting several ministers viewed as Zuma allies. "He has been with SARS since its establishment and worked his way through the ranks to become the Group Executive: Relationship Management within Business and Individual Taxes", the department said in a statement. Read More »

Sasikala's husband Natarajan dead

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He was hospitalised on March 16 for chest infection and was on ventilator support . She was granted an emergency parole in October previous year when Natarajan underwent the kidney transplant. It was Natarajan who had introduced Sasikala to the late Jayalalithaa, a relation that was to shape her life and career. Later, Sasikala dropped her husband's name previous year and added the prefix VK to revert to her maiden name, soon after she was appointed general secretary of the AIADMK. Read More »

Carroll, Smith lead Cowboys past Stanford in NIT Sweet 16

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He turned and pointed three fingers skyward as Smith, who finished with 19 points, nailed the 3-pointer. If top-seeded USC (24-11) defeats WKU, OSU will travel to California to play. Shine's layup sparked a 12-1 run that ultimately decided the contest. "We had 10 minutes to figure out whether we wanted to stay together again as a group". Read More »

Solanki 'resigns' as Congress Gujarat chief

Solanki, who was appointed as state party chief in December 2015, had earlier led the party between 2005 and 2007. Political circles here were agog with news about Solanki's resignation as soon as he returned to the city after attending the three-day plenary session of the Congress party in Delhi. Read More »

Xi Jinping warns Taiwan will face "punishment of history" for separatism

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The National People's Congress wept with joy and social media users competed with one another to express their delight as Xi Jinping , who is being referred as the nation's "helmsman" - the expression used only for party's later chairman Mao Zedong - was on Saturday unanimously chosen China's President without a limit on his term. Read More »

South Korean prosecutors seek arrest of ex-president Lee Myung Bak

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He is also accused of moving classified government documents to a warehouse owned by DAS, the auto-parts company. The court is expected to decide as soon as Thursday night, whether to issue the warrant. The office also said Lee will "fight with full-fledged effort to get the truth out at court". The current South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, accused Lee of targeting Roh in an effort to discredit liberal politicians. Read More »

Oh No! Alia Bhatt Severely Injured on the Sets of Brahmastra

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Ranbir and Alia are doing hard work for a long time for this film and they both learnt horse riding also for it. But now with Alia's injury, the team is looking for other options. Alia plays the love interest of Kapoor in the film. The same report states that her arm and shoulder have been bandaged and held up in a sling. "She can only shoot for close-up scenes and the team is checking if they would need any right now". Read More »

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP) stock is worth at $117.10

It has underperformed by 19.43% the S&P500. National Pension Service increased Advance Auto Parts Inc ( AAP ) stake by 3.94% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of AAP. 59 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. The number of shares now owned by investors are 35.26 mln. Read More »