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Trump tweets in defense of United States pastor on trial in Turkey

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If convicted, the 50-year-old Brunson faces 35 years in prison. "I wouldn't do anything against Turkey", the pastor told the court in Turkish during his hearing. We are very disappointed. Brunson reacted emotionally as the ruling was read out, telling his wife Norine in English: "I am going insane. For 16 months, I have been separated from my wife". Read More »

Air Pollution Exposure Triggers Alzheimer's Risk

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The report states that across the world, exposure to PM 2.5 contributed to 4.1 million deaths from heart diseases and stroke, lung cancer, chronic lung disease and respiratory infections in 2016. According to another report, India and China are found to be jointly responsible for the 50 percent of global air pollution that causes many deaths. Read More »

Britain's Mo Farah eyes national record at London Marathon

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The four-time Olympic champion is competing in this weekend's 26.2-mile race having retired from track running past year. Whether months of 120 miles-a-week altitude training will be enough to transform Mo Farah into a world-class marathon runner will be revealed on the streets of London on Sunday but the switch already seems to have transformed his state of mind. Read More »

ASI alert on Taj claim

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The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Wakf Board has also said that they do not have any documents signed by the descendants of Shah Jahan . The board has also urged the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) to consider the Taj Mahal to be registered as its property, only for maintenance objective. Read More »

Admit cards to release today @3pm

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The link to download the AP EAMCET 2018 Admit Cards woud be activated below as and when the hall tickets are released by JNTU. Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture, Medical Common Entrance Test, or APEAMCET, is held for admission to engineering and agriculture courses. Read More »

Lalu Yadav's Son Tej Pratap Engaged To Aishwarya Roy. See Pics

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So far, he has not confirmed the news.2: The media reports suggest that the engagement ceremony of Tej Pratap and Aishwarya Rai will be held on April 18 at Maurya Hotel in Patna .3: The big wedding will take place on May 12. Almost 200 people were present at the hotel when Tej Pratap and Aishwarya Rai exchanged the rings. The ceremony was attended by at least 200 guests, reports said. Read More »

France's Macron warns European Union divisions like 'civil war'

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Macron also passionately defended the military strikes by the USA, the United Kingdom and France last weekend against the Syrian regime's chemical weapons infrastructure. Macron said France was prepared to pay more into the European Union budget to cope with the gap caused by Brexit, but only after a comprehensive budget reform. Read More »

3 dead in vehicle with Tennessee plates found in California

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Burbank police said they responded to a call around 7:10 a.m. about the Jeep Compass parked in the 1300 block of South Varney Street. Responding officers said they saw "multiple bodies" inside the vehicle. These were declared dead at the scene, " police said. The Los Angeles County coroner's office is working to determine the identities of the three people and their approximate times of death. Read More »

PM Modi attends First India-Nordic Summit

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The two leaders reviewed the full range of India-Iceland relations during their meeting today, the PMO said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Danish counterpart Lars Lokke Rasmussen in Stockholm on Tuesday. "As a result, we agreed to a Joint Action Plan and an Innovation Partnership". "The Commonwealth is a unique multilateral grouping that not only provides useful assistance to its developing country members, particularly the small states and small island developing states but ... Read More »

Sunil Grover roped in for Vishal Bhardwaj's film Chhuriyaan

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And now comedian Sunil Grover will be seen in National Award winning filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming comedydrama, Chhuriyaan . The report also read that both the actors are required to gain 10-12 kgs for their respective roles and have to learn the art of milking buffalos, plaster their walls with dung, walk for a kilometre balancing matkas full of water on their heads and one around their waist. Read More »

Ramaphosa wows to hunt R1.2 trillion in investment

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President Cyril Ramaphosa pays a courtesy call on Her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle during a working visit to London to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, taking place on 19-20 April 2018. The theme for the walk this year was "Going Green" to promote awareness about climate change and sustainable living. "We are modest because we want to over-achieve", he said. Read More »

Injured in Sauk Rapids after 8-Year-Old Brings Knife to School

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The Minnesota elementary school student was arrested and released later that day. The parents of the three injured students chose to transport their children either home or to receive further medical attention. "I'm infuriated", he added, "that they would take it upon themselves (to decide) that this isn't a big enough thing to send kids home". The incident occurred before classes had started. Read More »

France says proof of poison gas attack likely disappearing in Douma

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President Donald Trump has chose to put off a decision imposing additional sanctions on Russian Federation in the wake of the Syrian chemical attack , administration officials tell ABC News. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley that the Kremlin had swiftly denounced as " international economic raiding ". But they have made none of that evidence public, even after they, along with Britain, bombarded sites they said were linked to Syria's chemical weapons program. Read More »

Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Stake Maintained by Tower Bridge Advisors

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When the price over the last 200 days is moving with increasing trend, look for buy opportunities and when it shows decreasing trend the price is below the last 200 days, look for sell opportunities. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $9800 target. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, April 5. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with "Neutral" on Tuesday, November 17. Read More »

Tuesday forecast: sunshine and clear skies, high 72

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The week's first chance of precipitation come Thursday night and Friday , when showers are likely, along with a possible thunderstorm, and temperatures are expected to reach a high of 49. A high temperature around 64 degrees is the National Weather Service forecast, with a light breeze around 6 miles per hour, and a low around 46. The chance for rain will continue through the evening, the weather service said. Read More »

Kudlow walks back Haley comments: 'She was certainly not confused'

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A National Security Council memorandum sent overnight Friday said the new sanctions would be announced soon, but it did not specify a date. The UN Security Council is due to be briefed on Tuesday, at the request of Russian Federation, on the situation in Syria's northern city of Raqqa, where Islamic State was defeated past year by US-backed forces, and the Rubkan camp for displaced Syrians near the country's border with Jordan and Iraq . Read More »

Monro INC (MNRO) Position Has Upped by Wasatch Advisors Inc

Gofen & Glossberg Llc increased Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) stake by 211% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. California State Teachers Retirement has 50,029 shs for 0.01% of their capital. Shares for $1.11M were sold by BARRATT CRAIG H on Friday, March 9. (NASDAQ:MNRO) on Thursday, March 1. The stock of Monro , Inc. Monro Muffler Brake has $86 highest and $48.0 lowest target. Read More »

As Trump Attacks, More Americans Are Losing Confidence in Mueller Probe

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Miringoff, director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion. Almost half of surveyed Republicans expressed an unfavorable view of Mueller favorability, a dramatic increase from 30% last month. Democratic views of the Federal Bureau of Investigation have remained about the same in the past few months, but there's been a major uptick among independents, too, who think the Federal Bureau of Investigation is biased against Trump. Read More »

Iranian drone launched from Syria was on attack mission, Israel says

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The release of the satellite images was meant to signal to Iran that Israel knows the location of its elite expeditionary Quds Force bases in Syria and stands ready to strike. In the phone call that was made on Sunday, Dr Hassan Rouhani described the recent attack by the United States, the United Kingdom and France on Syria under the pretext of the Syrian government's use of chemical weapons as an act of aggression and aimed at lifting the spirit of the defeated terrorists, saying: "If ... Read More »

'2025 is ambitious for Western Balkans to join EU'

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Apart from its support for the Western Balkans, the Progress Report emphasizes that corruption, organized crime, democracy, the rule of law, and conflicts between the different countries are issues that remain to be addressed by Western Balkan governments. Read More »

ESPN, Fox Propose Joint Bid for UFC Programming Rights

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Variety also reports that ESPN is willing to pay somewhere between $120 - $180 million per year for their part in the venture, while Fox (the parent company of Fox Sports) is willing to put $200 million annually into the deal. The deal included four prime-time events per year on Fox, with FS1 carrying preliminary cards prior to pay-per-view events. Fox Sports now has rights that expire in December and an exclusive negotiation period ended previous year, after which a number of services have ... Read More »

Syria says false alarm set off its air defences

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A false alarm led to Syrian air defence missiles being fired overnight and no new attack on Syria took place, Syrian state media and a military commander said on Tuesday. Syrian state news agency SANA later retracted the report, saying its air defences were triggered by a "false alarm". The most recent strikes were conducted in retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack that they blamed on the Syrian government. Read More »

US In Talks With Airlines Over Expiring Russia Overflight Agreement

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The U.S. State Department said on April 17 that Russian Federation granted the extension for three routes until October 28, though it did not indicate the specific routes in question. The extensions come amid heightened tensions between Moscow and Washington , most recently over the April 14 air strikes by the United States, France, and Britain in Syria in response to a suspected gas attack the Western allies accuse Syrian government forces of carrying out. Read More »

Tamil Nadu sex scandal: Governor denies knowing woman professor

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The Governor said there was no question of politics involved in it. Purohit said the Union Minister apprised him that "something positive will be done in favour of the farmers and people of Tamil Nadu ". The assistant professor has been remanded in judicial custody till 28 April. She has now been booked under the IT Act. However, she claimed that the students had misinterpreted her. Read More »

Antero Midstream GP LP (AMGP) Analysts See $0.11 EPS on May, 8

The stock increased 1.38% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $19.14. The stock has performed 2.81% and it registered share value at $30.02 in recent trade transaction. After having $0.34 EPS previously, Antero Midstream Partners LP's analysts see 14.71 % EPS growth. On Wednesday, December 6 the stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup. Read More »

SC/ST Act Row: Chhatisgarh Govt to plead against SC ruling

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that his government would not allow the Act to be diluted. Hence, if the BJP-led Union government is serious about the Dalits' welfare, it should immediately bring an ordinance to prevent the alleged dilution of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, the Congress said. Read More »

Internet, satellite existed in Mahabharata era, says Tripura CM Biplab Deb

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The 47-year-old Biplab Deb said that while European nations and the U.S. may claim that the internet and satellite systems are their invention, it's actually India's technology. Deb said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given a push to digitisation of India. The chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research, Y Sudershan Rao, has also said that the Ramayana and Mahabharata were proof that Indians were scientifically advanced. Read More »

Gusty Winds Anticipated to Hit Region Again Tuesday

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Milder overnight. Stronger winds and slightly cooler tomorrow with Red Flag Warnings. Chief Meteorologist Ross Janssen says that stronger winds throughout Kansas Tuesday and Wednesday will raise the concern for fire danger. Thursday warms into the 60's for most areas, but winds and clouds will be increasing ahead of our next system. Friday into Saturday, we're expecting very active weather with areas of heavy rain/snow and other areas of moderate-to-heavy rain with some thunder. Read More »

Trump tweets dislike for TPP while hosting Japanese PM

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Trump said Thursday the U.S. could re-enter the TPP if it could get a "better" deal, a major U-turn after leaving the Pacific trade pact previous year and calling it a jobs killer. Unless the other TPP nations agree to add back these clauses in exchange for the US' participation, which seems unlikely (as well as undesirable), then the Trump Administration could face an uphill battle gaining Congressional support to re-enter the pact. Read More »

UAE halts Somali military training after cash seizure

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It would be recalled that an Emirati civilian jet with 47 military on board was seized at Mogadishu airport on Sunday carrying US$9.6 million in cash allocated to support the Somali army. The UAE has since condemned the seizure, terming it illegal and a breach of diplomatic protocol, and accusing the Somali government of creating "unnecessary tension". Read More »

McConnell: Senate won't vote on bill to prevent Mueller firing

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That is my responsibility as the majority leader. It also would give a fired special counsel the option to challenge his or her removal court. In the months since Sens. On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will consider Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act - legislation that was created by merging two bipartisan Senate bills designed to protect Mueller. Read More »

IRGC foils terror attack on border post

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The terrorists attacked the border post in Mirjaveh on the border between Iran and Pakistan on 1:30 am (local time) on Tuesday and attempted to capture the post from the Iranian border guards, the IRGC Public Relations Department said in a statement. Read More »