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Puppy Palooza adoption event for National Puppy Day

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The mother was brought in by Animal Control and is now up for adoption as well. Also, please write "Puppy Day" in the subject line of your email. "Puppies are the most trusting and joyous creatures on the planet". The owner's daughter alerted the police and used social media in an attempt to find the missing hounds. Adopt one, you will be happy too! "We hope #PrepForPup will make people stop, do more research and decide whether a puppy is truly right for them". Read More »

Western allies confront Moscow over spy attack, vote meddling

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Relations between London and Moscow have crashed to a post-Cold War low over the attack, the first known offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since World War Two. "For an intelligence officer, a traitor dies immediately - he absolutely ceases to exist in the memory". UK-Russia relations have been fractious ever since the assassination of another former Russian spy, Alexander Litvinenko , in 2006. Read More »

Giannis Antetokounmpo is doubtful for Friday

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Giannis Antetokounmpo is doubtful for tomorrow's game in Chicago with a right ankle sprain. Westchester holds off Wisconsin Herd's second-half charge despite Munford's monster night ( read here ): Steve Clark of the Oshkosh Northwestern wrote about the Herd's loss to the Westchester Knicks from Wednesday night, despite a career night for Bucks two-way player Xavier Munford and his late game heroics. Read More »

Johnny Manziel to throw at University of San Diego pro day Thursday

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According to Feldman , George Whitfield, who has been training Manziel over the last three weeks, said the quarterback's arm strength is actually better compared to when he was coming out of Texas A&M . Manziel will not step right in and start anywhere, but a team could bring him into compete for a backup job. "This figures to be the first time National Football League teams have had a chance to see the former first-rounder throw since his days with the Browns ", Feldman wrote on ... Read More »

SC summons 12 State Chief Secretaries to not appoint Lokayuktas

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The states asked to give reasons were Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Delhi and West Bengal. Rao previous year. The court will hear the matter next on April 12. The Supreme Court was hearing a PIL, which was filed by BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay , seeking adequate budgetary allocation by the states and basic infrastructure for the smooth functioning of Lokayuktas. Read More »

Bihar: Five die in blast at illegal firecracker factory

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The blast was so severe that at least eight concrete houses suffered heavy damages. Police sources said fire tenders failed to reach at the spot even after an hour of the incident due to the storage of huge amount of illegally manufactured fire crackers which continued exploding even after the buildings came down. Read More »

Suspected flasher charged with assaulting police at city cordon

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Police claimed they were responding to reports about a man breaking into vehicles when they approached Clark. The police said deputies in the helicopter saw the man break a neighbour's sliding glass door before jumping a fence. "And what happens? They return with all the anger and end up killing or doing somethings you would never imagine an officer would do". Mohammed Ali (Nyali) while speaking in Parliament on Wednesday said there is a lot of anger among officers especially those working ... Read More »

Police investigate home burglary in Waterbury

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Provincial police say they arrested two men and one woman earlier this week in Picton, Ont., after searching a local address. It's believed Sachanowski wanted to drive to the city for drugs, he said. Officers searched the surrounding area but were unable to find the suspect, who was identified as Chayton Paul West, 27, who reportedly has ties to both the Sacramento and Laytonville areas. Read More »

MPs demand strict limits on Heathrow noise and pollution

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The committee has been scrutinising a draft national policy statement (NPS) on aviation, which will be voted on by parliament this summer. MP Lilian Greenwood, who chairs the committee, said: "The committee's recommendations improve the NPS and reduce the chance of a successful legal challenge". Read More »

Australia scraps 457 visa program, popular with Indians

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The 457 subclass visa was mostly used by Indians to go to Australia . With the visa implemented, the full requirements are now clear, and the minimum two-year work experience initially proposed will preclude most graduates. Visas under the medium term TSS can be granted to those hired for occupations included in the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL). Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs Alan Tudge said the changes were created to strengthen visa ... Read More »

First Quantum faces US$8 billion tax bill

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The Zambian Revenue Authority said it had started detailed audits on all companies for compliance, suggesting other miners may come under scrutiny. First Quantum pays about US$200 million in annual Zambian royalties. CEO Philip Pascall elaborated on some of the numbers behind the tax assessment. He declined to speculate on the possible outcome of Zambia's review of the latest claim, which involves more than 23,000 documents and could take up to six months. Read More »

"Isle of Dogs" is Wes Anderson's best film yet

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It would also ignore Anderson's potential - which I think is in there, somewhere - for mining the dramatic tension between his artificial frames and the messy humans they contain or, perhaps, imprison. Anderson also cited the undeniable influence of another Japanese visionary-slash-animator: Hayao Miyazaki . "Dogs are supposedly so much less intelligent than humans and have no language to communicate with us, yet they're capable of this incredible compassion for another species", ... Read More »

Baseball preview: Defense key for Agates in 2018

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The Blue and Gold had a 16-7 record overall before the weekend tournament. The Falcons did the bulk of their offensive damage in the third inning, when they exploded for eight runs to stretch a three-run lead all the way to 11-0. Later that inning, first-year outfielder Sarah Miller stepped to the plate with runners on first and second. Lopez tagged an RBI single and Zakow continued to produce with a two-run single to center. Read More »

All Muslims in sub-continent are Pakistanis, claims Asiya Andrabi

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Pakistan celebrates March 23 its National day every year. He further said, "Pakistan stooges like Asiya Andrabi have a clear-cut policy". "The police have noticed certain unlawful acts of the DeM". commission in Delhi. "Jammu and Kashmir is a place that's struggling for the last 70 years to be a part of Pakistan on the basis of ideology, " Andrabi said in a statement. Read More »

Ex-French President Sarkozy Arrested Over Libya Cash

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Mr Sarkozy, who was head of state between 2007 and 2012, was placed under formal investigation - the equivalent of charging a suspect in the United Kingdom - on Wednesday on suspicion of corruption, the misuse of Libyan public money and breaking French election campaign funding law. Read More »

No Obamacare Funding, No DACA, Some Border Security in Emerging Budget Deal

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Congress has not passed any legislation to preserve DACA , but federal judges have so far blocked the Trump administration's attempt to end the program. "We continue to fight to keep DACA alive and to seek clarity for the hundreds of thousands of Dreamers who depended on the program when they came out of the shadows", Feuer said. Read More »

Tillerson calls Washington 'mean-spirited town'

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Rex Tillerson delivered farewell remarks to the State Department on Thursday, saying "this can be a very mean-spirited town" 10 days after President Donald Trump fired him . "Only you can relinquish it or allow it to be compromised". "And finally I hope you continue to treat each other with respect". But friends say that Tillerson, a former national president of the Boy Scouts of America, places a high premium on personal values, a theme he stressed in his short remarks which he told ... Read More »

Paddler Soumyajit Ghosh booked for rape; likely to miss Commonwealth Games

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Barasat Police confirmed that it has received a complaint against Ghosh, and are looking into the matter. "He also promised to marry me, but refused later", the victim said. I had planned to come back to India before departing for Gold Coast but now... Ghosh acknowledged that they were supposed to get married. Table Tennis Federation of India secretary general MP Singh admitted that the charges against the player are severe and that they were considering suspending him pending the ... Read More »

Giants deal Pierre-Paul to Tampa Bay

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With Dwayne Harris' production slipping in recent seasons, the New York Giants have made a decision to release the wide receiver. Harris' first year with the Giants was promising - he returned both a punt and a kickoff for a touchdown. Harris caught a touchdown pass on his only target in 2016, and he didn't have a ball thrown in his direction before his 2017 season was cut short. He was fifth in the National Football League with a 24.2-yard average on 22 kickoff returns, and had a 5.9-yard ... Read More »

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 »