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Another Round of Severe Weather for Thursday

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This will support more of a damaging wind and large hail threat. Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1 p.m., partly sunny, high near 64. The true cold front will begin moving southeast out of central Kansas and should enter northern Oklahoma around midnight. Emergency management officials are working to assess storm damage across central Kansas following Tuesday's hail and tornadoes. Read More »

CBI transfer of cop halted over celebratory fire

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Mishra has been appointed inspector general (prisons) in Patna . He was among dozens of police officers and bureaucrats who were given transfer orders on April 28. Talking to reporters in Patna on Wednesday Additional Director General SK Singhal said, "His deputation to the CBI has been canceled and an investigation has also been launched". Read More »

Gunman At Polling Station In Northern Ireland 'Making Threats'

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A 59-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of carrying a firearm with intent to cause fear or alarm. 'The way that the staff dealt with it, I understand that other members of the public may have been unaware of the incident'. Polling booths opened at 7am this morning, Thursday 03 May, and will close at 10pm. The count is set to extend into the night. The Carrickmore woman is the first female to represent the constituency at Westminster. Read More »

Congress is a gold medalist in corruption: PM Modi

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Rahul, who was addressing a public gathering in Bidar, said Modi was resorting to personal attacks as he had no answers to the issues raised by the Congress leader, such as the controversial Rafale fighter jet deal and fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi. Read More »

4 dead found in Grand Forks, ND home

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A North Dakota school district says a parent and three students of the district were found dead in a nearby home. Officers found the bodies while performing a welfare check on the kids, which was requested by the school. Police say this aspect is being vigorously investigated, and should an ongoing threat to public safety be established, public notification will occur without delay. Read More »

House Chaplain Rescinds Resignation After Blowback Over Ouster

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Burks mentioned dismissively something like 'maybe it's time that we had a Chaplain that wasn't Catholic, '" Conroy wrote. Conroy claimed Burks also mentioned a prayer the chaplain offered in November during the tax reform debate that was viewed by some as critical of the GOP platform. Read More »

Stabbed burglar Henry Vincent funeral: Teenager arrested

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He said: "We believe [the funeral's] scheduled to happen between 1.30pm and 2.30pm but we plan to have people here all day". A silver hearse carried Vincent's coffin, with a floral display spelling out the word "Daddy" alongside it, and several other cars followed with flowers on the roof. Read More »

Shakeup in Trump's legal team may usher in tougher stance

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Why so much redacting? According to Sanders, veteran lawyer Emmet Flood , who has represented former U.S. President Bill Clinton during Congress' impeachment proceedings', will replace Cobb. His law firm, Williams & Connolly, is one of Washington's most prominent, with a reputation for aggressive advocacy for its clients and a history of tangling with the government. Read More »

Oil rises on Iran sanction worries

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Futures in NY fell for the second session this week, down as much as 1.1 percent on Thursday. Oil prices rose on Wednesday, pushed up by concerns that the United States may reimpose sanctions on major exporter Iran, although soaring US supplies capped gains. Read More »

Rudy Giuliani Trashes 'Disgraceful Liar' James Comey: He's a 'Very Perverted Man'

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Trump fired Comey because he wouldn't tell Trump he wasn't target in Russian Federation probe Trump quotes his old lawyer slamming Mueller: "You are screwing" with the president Shep Smith: There's a "concerted effort" for Fox News guests to warn Trump against Mueller interview MORE pushed back Wednesday on the idea that he's considering a career in politics, telling readers at a book event that he'd make a "crappy candidate". Read More »

Ford plan for Greenbelt development would make region's map 'Swiss cheese': Wynne

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Doug Ford has privately assured developers he will "open a big chunk" of the Greenbelt of protected GTHA farmland to build housing if the Progressive Conservatives win the June 7 election. "There is no reason whatsoever to even contemplate paving over the Greenbelt unless you're trying to make a good buck for your friends in the development industry", she said. Read More »

Triple zero emergency number outage across the country

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Calls are not getting through to the Triple 0 emergency service lines in Australia's capital cities after a Telstra cable was cut in NSW overnight. They're urging members of the public who need assistance from emergency services to contact Triple Zero in the first instance. Read More »

Mike Myers Remembers Austin Powers' Verne Troyer

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Speaking on Troyer's role as mini-me, Myers said, "As written, Mini-Me is like nearly a prop". "And a great comedian ", Myers added, "and I always just want to make that point that, as written, Mini-Me is nearly a prop". "Verne was an extremely caring individual". According to law enforcement sources, Verne Troyer called 911 on April 2 and told dispatchers he "wanted to die." The Gong Show host said he attended Troyer's funeral, but he did not speak. Read More »

Southwest to serve Hawaii from California

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Honolulu International Airport, Lihue Airport, Kona International Airport (in Keahole) and Kahului Airport (in Maui) are the four airports in Hawaii that will be served. Southwest began service at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in June of 2017. "We're on-track with our plans to sell tickets this year". Read More »

Nashville, TN police respond to report of shooting at mall

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One person was shot Thursday afternoon at the Opry Mills Mall in Nashville, police say. The origin of the dispute that triggered the event is not known, although police are looking into whether it may have been a gang-related. The ATF also responded to the scene. A third tweet said in part, "Someone started shooting in the middle of Opry Mills. now locked in the back of the Express Outlet". Read More »

Shipwrecks found in MH370 search identified as 19th century merchant vessels

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No sign of the jet was found in the area during the largest search in aviation history , which was suspended in January a year ago - but the Australian-led hunt did come across two wrecks, the deepest at 3,900 meters. "One very interesting find was a large rectangular metal object of 6m in length, which was the biggest feature discovered on the site". He said: 'Historical research into all 19th century merchant ships that disappeared in worldwide waters is incomplete so we can not ... Read More »

FO denies deal to free Dr Shakil Afridi

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During his weekly press briefing, Dr Faisal stated that the issue of Dr Afridi is being handled by the Interior Ministry. Dr Shakil Afridi was taken into custody soon after the al-Qaeda chief, Osama bin Laden, was killed in a raid on his Abbottabad compound on May 2, 2011. Read More »

Gov. Ducey signs bill that gives Arizona teachers a raise

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Besides providing more than $4.5 billion for K-12 education, the budget envisions spending about $1.8 billion for the state's Medicaid program, $1.1 billion for prisons, $725 million for public universities, about $630 million on social services and $388 million for the child safety department. Read More »

Iran Says Will Not Renegotiate Nuclear Deal, Warns Against Changes

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He has warned that the USA would withdraw completely on 12 May - the next deadline for waiving sanctions - unless European signatories to the deal and Congress addressed his concerns. He also said that it would be "very wise" for Assad to remain out of Israel's attempts to obstruct Iran. Trump could refuse to renew the waivers but give new U.S. Read More »

Delhi-bound bus topples, catches fire in Bihar's Motihari

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Rest of the passengers were supposed to board at Gopalganj, they said. The bus was going to Delhi from Muzaffarpur . The bus belongs to a private operator. Xinhua tried in vain to contact the concerned senior district officials as they were said to be on the spot overseeing the relief and rescue work. Speaking to reporters, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar termed it a " painful incident " and assured the families of victims of help from the government. Read More »

Fire breaks out at ISRO's Ahmedabad office, no casualty

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An official statement released by the SAC tonight said, "Though there was no causality, two CISF and two fire fighting personnel reported breathlessness and were given treatment in nearby hospitals". Several senior government officials, including Ahmedabad Collector Vikrant Pandey and Joint Commissioner of Police K L N Rao, along with AFES officials visited the fire- hit unit. Read More »

Attock: One dead as explosive-laden vehicle rammed into bus

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The deceased included the driver of the vehicle and a passerby - a first-year student - police officials said. Earlier, security sources said that a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (IED) had hit the vehicle. In a separate incident, two security personnel sustained severe injuries as suspected terrorists attacked their vehicle in Jani Khel area. According to Interior Ministry figures, there has been a 70 percent decline in terrorism-related incidents, including suicide bombings in ... Read More »

Chinese Military Targeting US Flight Crews Over Djibouti With Lasers

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White said the Pentagon was confident that the lasers had been pointed by Chinese nationals and in the past few weeks fewer than 10 incidents had taken place. The Chinese base is close to Camp Lemonnier, a hub for American missions in the region. Located at Djibouti worldwide airport, the USA military's Camp Lemmonier base is its only permanent facility in Africa. Read More »

Haryana: 16-year-old girl hangs self after being raped by 8 men

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The eight men are from the same village. Following this, the accused gang-raped her and left her outside her house in an unconscious state in the wee hours of Monday, the daily reported. The men came on two bikes and a auto and forcibly took her away, The Times of India quoted the police as saying. "When I tried to fight them off, they pinned down my hands and legs", the victim told police, according to the Hindustan Times . Read More »

MUT student shot dead allegedly by ex-boyfriend

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Khumalo, 21, was a first-year quantity surveying student. The suspect was found with an unlicensed firearm and ammunition. Students who had been in tears were enraged when a smiling Mzolo left court and imitated pulling the trigger of a gun with both his fingers while walking back down to the grids. Read More »

There is a replacement to Cambridge Analytica post its shut down

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The data firm at the center of Facebook's privacy scandal is declaring bankruptcy and shutting down. "Cambridge Analytica and SCL group can not be allowed to delete their data history by closing". That's definitely the thing that the firm is going to be remembered for, though. "We're going to be taking a higher level of expectation when we look at your applications", said Ime Archibong, Facebook's vice president of product partnerships, in his keynote speech Wednesday at Facebook's ... Read More »

Eskom promises no load shedding

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There have been growing concerns that Eskom will not be able to meet the needs of consumers due to reports of coal stockpiles running low at several power stations . The power utility said during the 2017/18 financial year, 2 387 mW of new generation capacity was added to the national electricity grid, exceeding the year-end target of 1 460 mW. Read More »

Special counsel team has floated idea of subpoena for Trump

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Mueller's legal team has prepared over four dozen questions for Trump "on an exhaustive array of subjects". According to sources familiar with their thinking, Trump's lawyers are preparing for a legal showdown with Mueller, in that the President's legal team is bracing for the dramatic possibility that Mueller would subpoena the President. Read More »

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 »