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Trump to welcome Washington teacher honored for refugee work

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Trump pronounced Spokane Spo-KANE. President Donald Trump has presented the National Teacher of the Year award to a Washington state educator who gave him a stack of letters from some of her teenage refugee pupils. "My main message was to share the successes of my students and to show that my students are just like those here in the US, that they have dreams and want to be productive members of society", Manning said. Read More »

Pakistan's Searing April Temperatures Set New Global Record

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North of Nawabshah, the city of Larkana recorded a 122-degree reading last April, which officially became the new record a year ago, Earther also said. The heat may drive people out of the bustling city for the summer. "The weather remains extreme in May and temperature starts declining in June", he said. Read More »

Jinnah portrait: AMU on boil as right-wingers, students clash

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Aligarh: The Mohammad Ali Jinnah Jinnah portrait controversy has erupted in violence with members of a right wing student outfit, Hindu Vahini allegedly beating up AMU students. The police had resorted to using tear gas on the students. In a letter addressed to the AMU vice-chancellor Tariq Mansoor earlier this week, BJP MP Gautam had said, "It is fine if Jinnah has been revered in Pakistan after Partition". Read More »

Trump hints of imminent news on Americans detained in North Korea

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Academics Kim Hak Song and Tony Kim , and businessman Kim Dong Chul were moved this week to a hotel on the outskirts of Pyongyang following instructions from superior authorities, campaigner Choi Sung Yong is reported to have said. The United States and North Korea "seem to have decided on a date to release these people", said Choi. He was jailed after trying to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel in the country. Read More »

Modi attacks Congress government while interacting with Kisan Morcha Karyakartas of Karnataka

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He not only failed to implement the Lokayukta report on illegal mining, but has welcomed numerous accused into his party today and given them tickets. A month later, BJP President Amit Shah was in coastal Karnataka. "I dare the Congress president to speak in Hindi, English or the mother tongue of his mother to deliver a speech in Karnataka for 15 minutes, without reading out from a piece of paper, on the achievements of the party government... Read More »

Turkey ready to support tourism development in Uzbekistan - Erdogan

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But the primary focus of the Turkish president's trip appears to be economic co-operation. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed on Wednesday to boost relations with South Korea in numerous areas ranging from trade to defence after an official welcoming ceremony and summit meeting with President Moon Jae-in in Seoul. Read More »

EPFO Says No Data Leakage From Its Data Centre

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In a revelation set to sharpen the privacy debate in India, confidential data on subscribers of the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation ( EPFO ) has been found to have been stolen by hackers, forcing the body to shut down a website and stop linking provident fund accounts with Aadhaar numbers. Read More »

SC, ST, OBC students elated over JEE success

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Candidates are required to furnish additional information for JEE Advanced 2018 like choice of examination cities (05 choices), class XII (or equivalent) examination Roll no. Congratulations to all the candidates who scored good percentage of marks. The JEE Advanced Exam 2018 is scheduled to be held on may 20th. the last date for application is 8th May. Read More »

SC asks karnataka to release some water to Tamil Nadu pending scheme

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Even as the DMK activists were waving black flags and hurling stones at the union minister, a delegation of Tamil film personalities called on Governor Banwarilal Purohit and submitted a memorandum requesting him to hasten the process of the constitution of the CMB as the State was facing severe water shortage. Read More »

15 dead as high-intensity squall hits Rajasthan

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Deaths in Uttar Pradesh were reported from the districts of Agra, Bijnore, Saharanpur and Bareilly, state government officials said . "Have directed ministers and officials concerned in affected areas to begin relief work immediately", she wrote on Twitter. Read More »

Release of 3 Americans Detained in North Korea Is 'Imminent'

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North Korea is preparing to release three US detainees ahead of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTop Trump trade official: "Any country or entity" exempt from tariffs will face quotas Pence in Arizona hails Arpaio as "champion" of "rule of law" Ex-Trump aide decries Senate Russia probe over high legal bills: report MORE's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , according to an activist who spoke to the AFP . Read More »

Trump Hints at Upcoming Release of US Hostages by North Korea

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From North Korea's perspective, the legitimacy that comes from a leadership meeting with a USA president and ongoing negotiations as an equal are big wins. Bae writes that he survived the weeks of propaganda by singing the songs to the Kim family but replacing their names with "Jesus". A major source of outside suspicion about Kim's sincerity is his use of the term, "the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula " instead of "the denuclearization of North Korea". Read More »

Stay away or Get in: Simon Property Group, Inc. (SPG)

About 251,895 shares traded. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) has declined 28.25% since May 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.69% the S&P500. 8,297 are held by Kemper Corporation Master Retirement. LLC now owns 2,469 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $381,000 after acquiring an additional 649 shares during the period. Read More »

Dominican Republic forges ties with China, breaks with Taiwan

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China refuses to maintain diplomatic relations with any country that recognizes Taiwan, a self-governed and democratic island off China's southeastern coast that Beijing considers an integral part of its territory. Lai said he hoped the public and all political parties would work together as the government responds to the growing threat China poses by courting the nation's diplomatic allies and undermining its national interests. Read More »

Local elections 2018: Jeremy Corbyn 'relying on REMOANERS' for Labour Party success

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However, in Newham, Tower Hamlets , Hackney and Lewisham each operate an executive mayoral system. So in addition to voting for local wards, residents will also vote directly for who leads the council. When you arrive at your polling station you just need to confirm your name and address with the staff that are there. The flagship BBC programme delved into the town of Great Yarmouth, which saw significant Ukip gains previous year, and questioned it's MP, Conservative Brandon Lewis, on ... Read More »

North Korea denies it hacked United Nations sanctions committee database

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Previous year the North staged its most powerful nuclear test to date and launched missiles capable of reaching the United States mainland as Kim and Trump traded threats of war and personal insults, sparking global security fears. North Korea experts said Pyongyang was paying close attention to the three prisoners' health to make sure there is no repeat of Otto Warmbier's case . Read More »

Former Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Asif moves court over disqualification

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In his petition, Khwaja Asif contended that the IHC erred in holding, "It is obvious form the facts and circumstances in the instant case that the respondent (Asif) had deliberately and willfully not disclosed his status as an employee of the company, nor receiving the salary pursuant thereto, however, Khawaja Asif claimed that he had made full disclosure in his nomination form as required under Representation of People's Act (ROPA)". Read More »

Train Station Evacuated in Melbourne

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A peak hour police operation has caused chaos and left commuters stranded after train lines were shut down. The man was on a green motorised scooter and was carrying a red and black backpack and green helmet. He was wearing a broad-brimmed hat, black coat, tan trousers and black boots at the time of the incident. Commuters took to social media, capturing photos of the massive queues at train platforms across the city. Read More »

Blast at north London Jewish festival, some 30 injured

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Multiple sources have reported the explosion may have been caused by mobile phones being thrown into the fire . An explosion during a Jewish celebration in London has left several people injured after crowds gathered to celebrate Lag BaOmer, a Jewish festive day on which bonfires are a tradition, APA reports citing "British Daily Express". Read More »

SOJA Congratulates Ghanaian Journalists On World Press Freedom Index

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The 10-day shut-down of four leading private television stations for airing the mock swearing-in of National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president" and the beating up of journalists covering the return to Kenya of controversial lawyer Miguna Miguna exemplified the attack on media freedom in Kenya. Read More »

Iowa Lawmakers Just Passed a Bill to Ban Abortion After Six Weeks

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Ohio GOP legislators in March mounted a challenge to Roe by passing a law that would criminalize abortion care. Democrats also said because the bill doesn't specify civil and criminal immunity for doctors who violate the law, it could open up doctors to criminal prosecution for performing abortions. Read More »

Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) Analyst's Long Term Pick

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The company has market cap of $13.55 billion. The stock decreased 0.55% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $52.27. On Tuesday, January 16 a trade for 55,603 shs valued at $4.73 million was made by COORS PETER H . Ngam Ltd Partnership holds 14,869 shares. The insider now directly owns 82,002 shares worth $5,877,903. Hightower Advisors Limited Liability Corporation has 0.01% invested in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR). Read More »

Las Vegas PD Releases Some Body Camera Footage of Massacre

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A third officer's camera was not working. Several hundred others were injured during the incident, the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. Officers are seen looking behind curtains, and one grabbed an assault-style rifle from the ledge of a broken window. Read More »

Cambridge Analytica shutting down

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The employees have been asked to return their computers. "They are party to very serious investigations and those investigations can not be impeded by the closure of these companies", Damian Collins, chairman of parliament's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee - which is scrutinising Cambridge Analytica - told Reuters. Read More »

Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) Shares Sold by Eaton Vance Management

The stock decreased 0.62% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $14.48. About 1.75M shares traded. It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". Swiss State Bank reported 5.46M shares. The firm has "Hold" rating by SunTrust given on Wednesday, January 18. Read More »

Suspect killed during Homeland Security operation in San Antonio

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Tuesday at the intersection of Vermont and Ferndale. The agents who conducted the operation are with the Department of Homeland Security. One of the ERO officers returned fire striking and killing the suspect. This is a developing story. 'On May 1, 2018, ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) personnel were involved in an officer-related shooting. Read More »

Southern Iran hit by quake

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The epicenter was approximately 70 km South of the village Away. Muscat: A magnitude 5.3 quake struck southwest Iran in the early hours of Wednesday, which is around 700 km away from Khasab in Oman. Messages on victims did not arrive. The number of people injured in Wednesday quake in Sisakht hit 105, Spokesman of Iran Emergency Organization Mojtaba Khaledi said. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi Predicts Retaking Speaker's Gavel From GOP

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said she plans on staying in leadership if Democrats win the House in November. I feel confident about it. If she didn't, she said, she'd be leaving some of the country's biggest decisions up to a boys' club, made up of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Paul Ryan's replacement and President Donald Trump. Read More »