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Driver charged in Brooklyn crash that killed Broadway star's daughter, friend's son

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Prosecutors say Abigail and her mother, Tony-award winning actress Ruthie Ann Blumenstein, were crossing the street with friends Lauren Lew and her baby Joshua when Bruns drove into the crosswalk. Doctors at the time told her not to drive. Bruns faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted of the top charge. A Staten Island woman has been arrested for a crash where two little children were killed and other pedestrians were injured in Brooklyn, according to an NYPD social media post. Read More »

Harsimrat Badal briefs PM Modi on Dyal Singh College 'name change'

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She has demanded that college Chairman Amitabh Sinha should be sacked for his malafide intention and strict action should be taken against Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University Yogesh Tyagi for supporting this move. The activist also set up a Dyal Singh Trust, which in 1910 established the Dyal Singh College in Lahore. Amitabh Sinha is the chairperson of governing body of Dyal Singh College. Read More »

Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Winner's Wife Cries Out Over House Arrest

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The painter and poet, 57, has been detained at home in Beijing since October 2010, when her husband was awarded the Nobel Peace... After Liu Xiaobo was quickly cremated and buried at sea, the global community - including United States and European officials - has repeatedly called on President Xi Jinping and his Communist government to free Liu Xia , who has never been accused of any crimes. Read More »

North and South Korea annouce joint table tennis team at World Championships

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Having successfully merged, the now single Korean team rose to the semi-finals, where it is to face whoever emerges from the upcoming match between Ukraine and Japan. "We are looking at our own game and not our opponent", she said. According to the ittf.com, the two teams did not relish the prospect of taking each other on in the competition. Read More »

Baker, Healey say Rosenberg should resign

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Rosenberg gave Hefner "unfettered" access to his official Senate e-mail account for almost eight years, free rein that ended only after Hefner twice sent e-mails pretending to be Rosenberg, including to another elected official. Chelsea Kline , who now has a clear path to take the Senate seat currently held by Sen. "For the good of the institution and those who elected him to serve, I believe the Senator needs to resign immediately", the governor said. Read More »

Cops: Airline worker stabs co-worker at Philadelphia airport

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One man turned out a light in the employee break room, upsetting another man sitting in the room, according to NBC Philadelphia . It's unclear what happened to the third employee involved in the fight. Frontier Airline didn't immediately respond to a message asking for comment. The names of the workers were not released, and it wasn't known what charges the alleged attacker may be facing. Read More »

Judge rules 'Trump Place' condo board can remove Trump name from building

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The Trump Organization and the condo board went to court over the high-rise removing the Trump name. Nor did any company that he controlled or owned a stake in. A lawyer for the condominium board, Harry Lipman, declined to comment on whether the name would be removed. What did the court rule? Residents had gone to the court to request a judgement on whether it had the right to remove the Trump name, after Trump Organization attorney Marc Kasowitz sent a letter to the condominium board ... Read More »

Beijing 'installs missiles' on South China Sea islands

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Greg Poling, a South China Sea expert at Washington's Center for Strategic and International Studies think tank noted that if the recent deployment is true, they will be first missiles on the Spratly Islands. 12 July 2016 permanent court of arbitration in the Hague acknowledged the illegal claims of China to the most part of the South China sea. In addition to land-reclamation efforts on reefs it controls and building civilian facilities there, China also has air bases, radar and ... Read More »

Severe weather possible late Wednesday and Thursday

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The main threats will be damaging winds, hail and flash flooding. A few isolated tornadoes can't be ruled out. "The main threats will be the potential for large hail up to 2" in diameter, wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour, and an isolated tornado. Read More »

Xiaomi: Chinese smartphone giant files for Hong Kong IPO

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Two Chinese biotech companies said they would switch their New York IPOs to Hong Kong to raise US$800 million, Reuters reported last week. Back in January, we told you to expect Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi to go public sometime this year . Read More »

Regina MP Erin Weir says he's been expelled from NDP caucus

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Weir was told his advances were unwanted, he stopped". NDP leader Jagmeet Singh at a news conference in Parliament announcing the expulsion of Erin Weir over 4 complaints, 3 of which were allegedly "acts of a sexual nature which might reasonably be expected to cause offence". Read More »

MTN South Africa shows huge mobile data growth

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Meanwhile, MTN also reported that it was making strides in the other African countries in which it operates. "MTN South Africa's EBITDA margin expanded to 35% year-on-year, supported by continued cost efficiencies and the increase in service revenue". Read More »

IIA Set to Emerge as One of Asia's Major Aviation Hubs

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Strict security measures were in place as Abbasi arrived at the airport along with other officials for the ceremony. This content is restricted to site members. Qantas wants to operate four-times-weekly seasonal service between Perth and Johannesburg, to start in December from its new T3 worldwide precinct whereas Perth Airport wishes the airline to use T1 - the main global terminal on the other side of the airport. Read More »

Gov. Walker to visit Superior oil refinery following Thursday's explosion

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At least 11 people were hurt from the explosion. The DNR, EPA and the Superior refinery will continue to monitor the situation for any possible changes. "On April 26, EPA deployed emergency responders to support local and state agencies at the Superior Refining Co. fire in Superior, Wis. EPA has conducted air monitoring to support city evacuation determinations and continues to collect air data". Read More »

Another significant risk of severe storms today

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Stick with us for continued updates, online, on Facebook, and on air. Thunderstorms now extend from Central Oklahoma into Southwest Texas this morning. Thunderstorms early Thursday moved across central Oklahoma. We will not know this variable until Thursday midday. But I think there is still a possibility of an isolated brief heavy showers with some of these thunderstorms both days, the better chance would be late Thursday or Friday as we get more moist. Read More »

Probe launched after man shot dead in London

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A man has died and another man has been seriously injured in a shooting in north-west London . They found the older man with serious injuries and he died at the scene nearly an hour later. One woman, who was very distressed and didn't want to be identified, said she heard four bangs. She said she saw two boys running away. Police say local CCTV footage is also being obtained for review. Read More »

Mike Pence's peculiar sense of morality

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Pence's plane landed shortly before midday Tuesday in Phoenix. The Indianapolis Star reported Wednesday that Keith Cooper, a man "convicted almost 20 years ago of an armed robbery he did not commit ", called Pence a "racist" who's guilty of promoting a pardoning "double standard" when he praises Arpaio as a champion of the "rule of law". Read More »

PDEA releases barangay narco-list

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Initially, Aquino said the list included the names of 293 village officials but this was reduced to 207 when it was confirmed that the 86 either died or were already arrested for their alleged involvement in illegal drugs. The Philippines released the names of over 200 local elected officials with alleged links to drugs, rejecting concerns it amounted to a "hit list" in President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly narcotics crackdown. Read More »

Early voting begins Monday

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Early voting will be taking place for the 2018 Preferential Primary, Nonpartisan Judicial General Election and the annual School Board Elections. "It is very good for a non-presidential year", Bartlett noted. 46th St. And that could mean ever fewer people than expected might cast ballots in these elections. He said it's important for all citizens to make an effort to vote if they can - even during primaries, which sometimes see low turnout. Read More »

UP minister's dinner at Dalit man's house triggers controversy

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The minister is seen enjoying his meal with the family, later footage shows him eating food pre-cooked made by halwai and not by the Dalit family. Suresh Rana , a minister in the Yogi cabinet, visited Lohagarh village in Aligharh district and had dinner at the hosue of one Rajneesh, a dalit. Read More »

Dogs maul three children to death in UP's Sitapur

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The first incident was reported from Tikaria village around 6 am on Tuesday. In this incident too, about a dozen dogs attacked the boy and mauled him. "Now after a gap of around six weeks, violent stray dogs have reappeared on the same stretch". Requirement of coming team was cited in the report and we had also asked the department to take preventive measures. Read More »

J&K police nabs all three accused in teenager's murder case

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Sharma along with his accomplice Honey Khajuria and Pankaj Sharma attacked Abid Hussain . Honey works as a multi goal worker under National Rural Health Mission. Liaquat then tried to stop the assailants, but was stabbed by the accused, who then fled in a vehicle. He said that the evidences lying with them are satisfactory and the victim family is satisfied over the action initiated into this regard so far. Read More »

Researchers decipher ancient Dead Sea Scrolls with help of advanced imaging

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A number of the newly deciphered texts have been identified as belonging to books of the Hebrew Bible, including Deuteronomy, Leviticus and Jubilees. "They are religious literary works, the oldest copies in Hebrew of the Old Testament and another type of religious literature from a very important time for both Judaism and Christianity, but this new fragment cannot be attributed to the manuscripts we know and may belong to a new one that we do not know of at all", said Riestra. Read More »

Amtrak Service Between Philadelphia And Washington DC Resumes

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There is no word yet when service might resume. Action News is told the last two cars derailed, with the back vehicle, carrying stones, overturning. Amtrak service between Philadelphia and Washington was suspended Thursday after a freight train derailed in Pennsylvania, officials said. Read More »

Osun seals OAU's Administrative Block over N1.8b tax debt

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The institution was shut down, yesterday, by the officials of the state revenue led by Mr. Oladipo Babatunde after obtaining a court order to seal the institution. We gave the affected establishments a seven-day ultimatum, which was publicised by the media. "But as at this morning, OAU management has refused to approach us". Read More »

NRA under fire for banning firearms at forum

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But the irony of a gun ban during a convention about firearms was not lost. Due to the attendance of the Vice President of the United States, the U.S. Assembles to hear Mike Pence. Secret Service did not protect Trump in 2015 when he spoke as a civilian. In April 2018, some onlookers detected a whiff of a double standard when the National Rifle Association announced the security restrictions for their annual Leadership Forum to be held in Dallas, Texas, in early May. Read More »

Macron calls Australian PM's wife 'delicious'

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Regarding trade, Macron and Turnbull are expected to discuss France's resistance against a potential free trade agreement between Australia and the European Union (EU). Mr Macron also paid tribute to Australian soldiers, including Indigenous diggers, at a commemorative ceremony at the Anzac Memorial at Hyde Park in Sydney this morning. Read More »

Brazilian surfer breaks 'biggest wave' record - plus five more must-see videos

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Koxa scooped the big prize at the Big Wave Awards in Santa Monica‚ California‚ on Saturday as he won the XXL Biggest Wave Award for the largest wave ever surfed. "The award goes to the surfer who, by any means available, catches the biggest wave of the year", the league said in a statement. But the world's a big place, and while the Pacific Ocean slumbered the Atlantic roared, especially the intimidating big-wave break known at Nazaré in Portugal . Read More »

EC affirms Croatia's 2018 economic growth forecast at 2.8%

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Turkey's economic growth in 2018 is expected to be 4.7 percent and at 4.2 percent in 2019, according to Spring 2018 Economic Forecast by European Commission released on Thursday. Despite ongoing deleveraging, credit flows to the corporate sector are slowly picking up as financing conditions improve. The commission's projections for Ireland say that "the strong growth in GDP is projected to moderate over this year and next". Read More »