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Unauthorized Car Crashes at Travis Air Force Base

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At approximately 7 p.m. March 21, 2018, Travis AFB first responders and Fairfield emergency officials responded to an incident where a vehicle gained unauthorized access to Travis AFB through the main gate entrance. A USA official said it appears that there were propane tanks inside the vehicle. The vehicle was full of propane tanks, according to local media. Read More »

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifts 45-day state of emergency

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The island nation plunged into crisis when President Yameen declared a 15-day emergency on February 5 and ordered the arrests of two Supreme Court judges on charges of corruption. He came under worldwide attack due to the Emergency, including from the U.S. and neighbouring India. Mohamed Nasheed was a democracy activist repeatedly jailed during Gayoom's rule before defeating the dictator in the 2008 presidential election. Read More »

EU Leaders: Highly Likely' Russia to Blame for Skripal Poisoning

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Following a summit in Brussels on Thursday to discuss the response to the Salisbury nerve agent attack, the European Council of EU leaders agreed "there was no plausible alternative explanation", the BBC reported . France, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania were reportedly considering expelling Russian diplomats as requested by the United Kingdom government, in a coordinated strike against Moscow, according to a Guardian report. Read More »

World Water Day being observed today

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Diarrhoeal deaths caused by faecal contamination of drinking water causes 502,000 diarrhoeal deaths every year. The report which was published by the NGO Water Aid, on Wednesday, says that communities in many regions are accustomed to standing in queues for water with limited supplies. Read More »

United Nations chief extends greetings for Persian New Year

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses a special event on the occasion of the Nowruz celebration at the UN headquarters in NY, on March 20, 2018. It gives us a chance to renew our commitment to peace, sustainable development and human rights. The United Nations strongly condemned the deadly attack earlier Wednesday in the Afghan capital, Kabul, near a major religious shrine where people had gathered to celebrate Nowruz - the traditional New Year and the arrival of spring. Read More »

Officer, 5 others shot in San Francisco

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A police officer was one of six people injured Wednesday during a shootout in San Francisco. The shooting was reported at about 4:30 p.m.in the area of Geneva Avenue and Mission Street. "Additional information will be released as it becomes available". Witnesses told the newspaper that suspects and police officers exchanged gunfire outside a barbershop. Read More »

Club Football welcomes new Head Coach

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The Clippers developed a reputation as a top defensive team that went into every game prepared, thanks to the heavy scouting he and his staff did. Klimowicz has been involved in hockey for decades as a coach and player. They didn't do that. "Those are the moments, during the grind of the season, that mean more than the wins and losses". "We're going to be a hard-working team", Katlan French said. Read More »

The Queen Enlists Shawn Mendes, Shaggy & More Performers For 92nd Birthday

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Kylie will be joined by an eclectic line-up including Sir Tom Jones , Sting and Shaggy (who are releasing an album together), teen singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes , UK garage star Craig David and Ladysmith Black Mambazo . The general public are also invited to help the Queen celebrate on April 21. The Royal Family says that the Queen celebrates her birthday twice in a year. Read More »

Accomplice in deadly 2014 bank robbery attempt sentenced to 23 years

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District Court in Benton, Illinois, to 23 years in the Cairo case and the other crimes he pleaded guilty to in connection to it. He struck the Wells Fargo branch inside Safeway, 2121 Cowell Blvd.in South Davis, at about 5:20 p.m. Boyce, the US attorney for the Southern District of IL. Prosecutors say more than $12,000 was taken in the McDonald's robbery. Watkins' 23-year sentence will be served consecutively to an nearly 13-year federal prison sentence he was already serving for the armed ... Read More »

Pay It Forward: Basketball coach fighting cancer defies the odds

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Frankton and Lapel have been among the best and most consistent boys basketball programs in the area for the last several years. "They were so anxious about defending the three-point line that we were able to get the ball inside". Both Clayton and Carpentier agreed that the team's weaknesses this year revolved around turnovers and decision making. Admission covers both games. Read More »

The Blockchain - powered CoinFi (COFI) fell $-0.00256 on March 21-22

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ATMChain (ATM) traded 9.5% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.0045 or 0.00000052 BTC. Litecoin (LTC) traded down 4.4% against the dollar and now trades at $166.12 or 0.01906180 BTC. CoinFi is a platform that offers crowdsourced and professionally curated research, analysis, trading signals, trading algorithms, and market-moving news to give crypto traders real-time market intelligence. Read More »

Minn. teen crashes into driver's license station while taking license test

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When she stepped on the accelerator, the vehicle lurched forward, jumped the curb and plowed through the front of the station in a strip mall on 1st Avenue S., said Buffalo Police Chief Pat Budke. That's what happened to a 17-year-old from Monticello Wednesday afternoon. The 60-year-old woman judging the exam went to the hospital with minor injuries, though the teen was not wounded except in her pride. Read More »

Ukraine lifts parliamentary immunity from pilot turned politician

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Mr Lutsenko claimed that Ms Savchenko was acting in cahoots with Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine to stage a "terrorist coup in the interests of Ukraine's enemies". In a speech to lawmakers, she did not address the case against her directly, but accused the authorities of betraying the ideals of the 2013/2014 pro-European uprising. Read More »

Forced Anal Examinations for Gay Men are Stopped in Kenya

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The judges deemed the practice a violation of human rights. "Excited, happy, affirmed mostly", she said. The National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission challenged the court's decision on the grounds that anal exams are cruel, inhumane and degrading. Read More »

Elizabeth Warren Tells Ben Carson To His Face: You Should Be Fired

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So we did not delay it. Brown reminded Carson on Thursday that he was one of five Democrats who voted to confirm the former brain surgeon as Hud secretary previous year. Asked again if he was really refusing to say whether Carson had told the truth, he said: "We're declining comment to you on the testimony". "You haven't, and I think that's the scandal that should get you fired". Read More »

From band to sewing for guest teacher

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The Oklahoma Education Association has given lawmakers until April 1 to come up with a way to meet their demands, or schools across the state will close due to a lack of teachers. Students and teachers ran out of the building, which includes classrooms for all grades from pre-K to 12, to nearby safe zones. "We have done a lot of work on the wider curriculum", she said. Read More »

Orlando area ranks eighth in the country for population growth

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The state office has increased the number of its staff on the community development team, which focuses on rural areas, from two to four. And the city's growth continues to lag others, especially in the South and West. "The important thing to realize is these are just estimates", Coats said. Census estimates show 10.3 million people called North Carolina home and the state remains the ninth-most populous in the nation as of July 1, 2017. Read More »

North Korea's parliament to meet April 11 - KCNA

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The meeting would mark the sixth gathering of the 13th session of the Supreme People's Assembly since the founding of the country. North Korea's rubber-stamp parliament will hold an annual session next month, state media said Thursday, with all eyes on whether it will move to bolster a diplomatic thaw with the USA and South Korea. Read More »

Stock to Watch: Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY)

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 9.41% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.29% the S&P500. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc acquired 39,610 shares as Bed Bath & Beyond Inc ( BBBY)'s stock declined 14.12%. (NASDAQ: BBBY ). State Common Retirement Fund reported 366,188 shares. Bed Bath & Beyond was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. Read More »

Pope confirms plans to visit Dublin for August family rally

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The last pontiff to visit the Republic of Ireland was Pope John Paul II. He drew crowds of over 2.5m - more than half the state's population - in 1979. Retired Free Presbyterian Minister David McIlveen has said Pope Francis is "not welcome" in Northern Ireland until he condemns clerical child abuse in the Province. Read More »

Middletown Police: Man Charged With Sex Assault Of Minor

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According to documents, he asked her to come see a bunny inside a shed on his property. Inside the shed, Aragon allegedly kissed, groped and sexually assaulted the child. The 11-year-old said in the affidavit that she was first assaulted by Gonzales in 2016 and then again in February 2018. The woman also reported Aragon stopped the abuse after Christmas 2004, but she told investigators she later caught him watching her through her bathroom window while she showered. Read More »

Sen. Jeff Flake & Cory Booker Snowball Throwdown ... Loser Buys Pizza

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A snowball duel. Capitol East Lawn. Flake posted an action shot of the "monumental battle", crediting Booker with a "legit" drop and roll maneuver. Booker later conceded, saying he lost the battle 3-2. Flake was clearly poking fun at Trump and Biden's beef. Booker, though, said he was set up, tweeting, "Lost this morning's snowball duel to a guy named Flake from Snowflake, Arizona!" Flake later posted a victorious photo of his staff enjoying some pizzas, courtesy of his vanquished foe. Read More »

No concept of judicial martial law in constitution, clarifies CJP

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Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday has shared a clear message that there is no place of judicial martial law in the Constitution. However, the chief justice stressed today, "Anything considered above the Constitution will not be tolerated". "We will not let democracy derail", he said. Read More »

I'd knock weak Joe Biden over, says Donald Trump

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It has also rallied a slew of fellow older folks who are tossing their takes on this juvenile fight: Sheriff David Clarke offered a homophobic question about why Biden is " hanging around all those locker rooms "; Sen. In discussing the Access Hollywood tapes (which revealed Trump saying he could grab a woman anywhere he wanted because he was famous), the vice president said, "The press always asked me do I wish I were debating him?" Trump has brought our county and humanity down so ... Read More »

Amtrak OKs Renaming Rochester Station After Rep. Slaughter

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Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced Amtrak will rename the Rochester Intermodal Station the "Louise M. Slaughter Intermodal Station in Rochester". Slaughter represented parts of western NY for 31 years and was the first woman to chair the House Rules Committee. She then took care to oversee its development to ensure it would be both a fitting new efficient gateway to Rochester that honored the legacy of Rochester's original Claude Bragdon designed station, while being ... Read More »

Ukraine detains ex-POW Nadiya Savchenko over alleged terror plot

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In a video shown to Ukrainian MPs on Thursday, Verhovna Rada deputy Nadezhda Savchenko is seen discussing a planned coup and the assassination of several senior politicians, including President Petro Poroshenko. Let me remind our Western colleagues of their very own #freesavchenko hashtag. Savchenko had gained notoriety after her trial in Russian Federation. After the Prosecutor General indicted Savchenko, she said that she had intentionally provoked the arrest because she was not planning a ... Read More »