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Rail chief says cost of French strikes so far -- almost $123M

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Officials at the Communist-rooted CGT union said on Friday strikes could drag on well beyond June if nothing shifted, adding train workers were ready for a "marathon". Unions have so far called strikes for two days out of every five until the end of June, to fight a shake-up of monopoly SNCF before it is opened to competition in line with European Union rules. Read More »

Delhi: Four killed, four injured in fire at shoe factory in Sultanpuri

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The STF will identify encroachments in government land in different localities of Delhi and reclaim the land, said Additional Solicitor General N.S Nadkarni, appearing for the Central government, told the court. "Preliminary probe indicates an electrical short-circuit as the reason". Meanwhile, another fire was reported around 12.55 pm today at Kucha Mahajani in Chandni Chowk, where a boy was rescued and admitted to hospital, the police said. Read More »

Austin bomber court documents unsealed

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This comes more than two weeks after he detonated a bomb inside of his vehicle killing himself. The document was unsealed and the complaint dismissed Monday, U.S. He was seen leaving in a red Ford pickup. The phone's location at the times of the explosions couldn't be traced due to a lack of call data, but investigators say he did use the phone to call a garage door company, which may have supplied wiring used to trigger explosives. Read More »

French police evacuate 9-year-old airport protest camp

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The nationwide gendarme service stated the injured officer was hit within the eye with a flare and isn't in life-threatening situation. A protester walks past burning debris as French gendarmes continue an evacuation operation. The evacuation had started at 6am Paris time, the French interior ministry said. Proponents had argued the region needed a larger airport to boost its economic prospects, while those opposed to the project said a new airport was unnecessary and a symbol of ... Read More »

Conor McGregor surfaces after being released on $50000 bail over assault charge

McGregor was charged with three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief. McGregor is facing some serious charges in the wake of the incident, and he has a court date scheduled for June. It has also been speculated that Conor might be taking drugs while some people claimed that the entire fiasco was a publicity claiming stunt. It has been reported the attack was prompted by an earlier incident in which Nurmagomedov slapped McGregor's teammate, Artem Lobov . Read More »

Mexico's Nafta Chief Signals Initial Deal Is Unlikely This Week

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One of Donald Trump's most vocal opponents, Mexican presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, said he sees eye to eye with the USA president on one point: raising wages of his nation's workers. Negotiations to rework NAFTA began a year ago after President Donald Trump took office promising to take the United States out of the 1994 agreement if it could not be reworked to better serve American interests. Read More »

Children jump from balcony as fire rips through dance studio in Edgewater

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Edgewater Wine & Spirit owner Tony Nehmi, one of the first people to reach the scene, said he was asking people if anyone was trapped in the building when he saw two girls pounding on a second-floor window. The ladders fell in the chaos, and eventually the occupants above began to drop and jump down to escape the flames. No fatalities or serious injuries were reported in the fire. Read More »

RCMP release names of victims in Humboldt Broncos bus crash

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Sheldon Kennedy said he's happy with the program's long-term focus. "Thinking of the good people of Humboldt here in Melbourne, Australia", wrote one post . A spokesman for Saskatchewan's Ministry of Justice says authorities mixed up the identities of one of the deceased and one of the survivors in the Humboldt Broncos crash, partly because the hockey players all had blond dyed hair and similar builds. Read More »

Steady Activities: ICICI Bank Ltd. (IBN), Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS)

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IBN stock price traded with dropping change along with the volume 10.09 million shares in Friday trading session. Now it has a market worth of $27.03B. 24,355,586 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 8,370,619. Analyst's mean target amount for the company is 14.25 while analysts mean suggestion is 1.5. Read More »

Google Home and Home Mini are now available in India

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Google Home will be competing with Amazon Echo. In those moments when voice won't do, the top surface is also a capacitive touch panel, thereby enabling the user to play music or adjust the volume with a single touch. Google launched Google Home at an event in October 2016. You can ask also Google Assistant to give you a rundown of your day's schedule. You can use the device to set reminders, play music, control connected gadgets around you, and more. Read More »

Tornado drills scheduled Thursday

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Gov. Rick Snyder has declared April 8-14 as Michigans Severe Weather Awareness Week, and Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) are calling on Michigan residents to take action by participating in a voluntary statewide tornado drill, Wednesday at 1 p.m. Read More »

CPS students hold steady on Nation's Report Card

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This means black and Hispanic students continue to trail their white counterparts on the exam. Students from low-income households also performed below the national average, as did special-education students, though they posted significant gains in 2017 compared with two years earlier. Read More »

US Threatens Military Action Against Syria; Russia Warns Of 'Grave' Consequences

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The Trump administration said it intends to announce its response to the attack within 48 hours. A top White House aide, asked about the possibility of another US missile strike , said, "I wouldn't take anything off the table". The White House said later on Monday that Trump had spoken on the phone with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the attack in Syria. Syrian rescuers from the White Helmets documented 42 fatalities in Saturday's reported chemical attack but were impeded from ... Read More »

Iran's Rouhani warns Trump would regret withdrawing from nuclear deal

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Israel has struck targets inside Syria on multiple occasions throughout the country's seven-year war, including those linked to Iran and Hezbollah or to Assad's chemical weapons programme. Iran is focused on making sure JCPOA countries follow through on commitments to build a reactor for producing isotopes used in high-tech products for industries from health care to engineering, according to the documents. Read More »

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after explosive devices found near border

He recently said he would take "legal, financial, and national" measures against Hamas , after his prime minister, Rami Hamdallah, survived an assassination attempt in Gaza . She was attending the Return March in Gaza with her mother, father, sister and two brothers on 30 March when her father was shot in the leg. Reham's father may now need to have his leg amputated. Read More »

Malta bus with tourists got in an accident: there are victims

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A German woman, 31, an Italian woman, 72, and a 35-year-old man whose nationality is unknown were also taken to the Mater Dei hospital for treatment. Addressing a press conference later in the evening, Health minister Chris Fearne said ambulances had made 17 trips to and from the accident site and that a total of 50 patients had required medical attention. Read More »

Pentagon Denies Claims Of US Missile Strikes In Syria

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Describing the images of civilians injured by chemical weapons as "horrific", Ryder said the military option is definitely something that the U.S.is looking at and that Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. US government sources said Washington's assessment of the Saturday attack was that chemical weapons were used. Russia, Iran and Syria all denied chemical weapons had been used, with the Kremlin warning that any military response from the West would be "absolutely unacceptable". Read More »

Snow to start Sunday, BIG warm-up on the way

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Sunglasses will be needed for our morning commutes. But after that, much warmer weather will spread over the entire eastern US from the Rockies to the Atlantic Coast, with temperatures warming into the 70s and even 80s from Chicago to Washington, D.C. Read More »

Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation raid of personal lawyer's office

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If that is the case, host Cavuto said , the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller "has veered off course". Victor Pinchuk, a wealthy Ukrainian businessman, made the hefty payment to the Donald J. "We'll see what happens", Trump said. "They" were carrying a warrant that a U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of NY had sought and a federal judge had approved; they were not burglars in the night. Read More »

Ex-UN Scribe, Ki-moon elected chairman of BFA

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Global attention is focused on what Xi will say about economic issues facing China at the forum, at a time when China and the United States have stepped up threats of a trade war, in a year marking the 40th anniversary of China opening to the world. Read More »

Tammy Duckworth is pregnant; will be 1st senator to give birth

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According to a report, before she gave birth , Tammy Duckworth was still working, weighing in on the scrutiny of Scott Pruitt , saying the EPA violated the law. She will stay in Washington, D.C. during her maternity leave to be available for Senate votes. Both daughters were conceived during in vitro fertilization. Read More »

Dead after small plane crashes at Arizona golf course

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The plane departed from Scottsdale Airport and crashed shortly at the TPC Scottsdale Champions Course, located just north of the airport, according to Scottsdale Police Department. This photo, taken in the Ramensky district on the outskirts of Moscow, shows an aerial view of Russian emergency vehicles arriving near to the site of an air crash, February 11, 2018. Read More »

Oil-Services Investors Unmoved by Latest US Sanctions on Russia

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Rusal said the sanctions "may result in technical defaults in relation to certain credit obligations". Steel miner Evraz ( EVRE.L ) was the biggest faller on the FTSE 100 on Monday, down 8 percent, while gold producer Polyus saw its 2023 dollar bond issue plumbing a record low. Read More »

JK: Pak violates ceasefire in Sunderbani sector

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Rifleman Jaki Sharma, 30, belonged to Village Sanhail, in Hiranagar tehsil of Kathua district and is survived by his wife, Rajni Devi. The fresh ceasefire violation comes four days after an army officer was injured when Pakistan Army violated ceasefire on Line of Control ( LoC ) in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district. Read More »

Vettel holds off charging Bottas in Bahrain

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Vettel's teammate Kimi Raikkonen broke a mechanic's leg in inadvertently leaving a pit stop early. The Kiwi had been handed a ten second penalty by the race stewards for causing a collision and now found himself circulating in 16th place ahead of the two Williams of Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin. Read More »

Trump sees trade deal with 'friend' Xi

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Chinese President Xi Jinping announced in a speech Tuesday that he would aim to "significantly lower" auto import tariffs , perhaps signaling a win for the Trump administration in its ongoing trade war with China. China's Foreign Ministry blamed the US for trade frictions and said negotiations were impossible under current conditions shortly after President Donald Trump boasted about his friendship with Xi Jinping. Read More »

18 killed, 14 injured as truck hits barricade on highway

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The truck, carrying construction labourers from Bijapur district in Karnataka , was going towards Pune when it met with the accident around 4.30 am in Satara , around 250 km from Mumbai , Superintendent of Police Sandeep Patil said. When the vehicle overturned, the equipment fell on the labourers. "Many of them died due to head injuries caused by the equipment", the SP added. The bodies have now been sent for autopsy and the identification process is under way. Read More »

Pentagon Says It's Not Conducting Missile Strikes

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Israel, which has purportedly carried out more than 100 strikes inside of Syria since 2012, has mostly targeted suspected weapons' convoys for the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, a close ally of the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Read More »

Newborn Left in LaPorte Co. "Baby Box"

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Chuck Kohler arrived at the station one minute after the alarm sounded. Coolspring Township is ecstatic that the parent utilized the baby box. Officials are not allowed to divulge the gender of the infant or other details, but they said the child appeared to be full-term and healthy. Read More »

Mannsville Family Loses Home in Fire

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A couple spotted the body floating in the surf on Saturday, and another bystander pulled it onto the beach and called the local fire department, who alerted the sheriff's office. Because the vehicle, driving at 90 miles per hour at the time of the March 26 crash, didn't leave behind skidmarks on the road, investigators have speculated that Jennifer Hart may have driven off the Pacific Coast Highway intentionally. Read More »