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Murder case prompts China's biggest ridesharing company to halt service

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More than 450 million users took over 7.43 billion rides in over 400 cities across mainland China previous year, the company said in January. Li's family began to contact Didi and the police after they failed to get in touch with the woman on Sunday, and was told the second day that Li's body had been found and there were knife wounds on it. Read More »

Germany, Russian foreign ministers call for Iran deal to be upheld

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In a press conference with the visiting German counterpart, Lavrov slammed the USA pull-out as a "significant" violation. Additionally on Thursday, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also strongly urged the countries that oversaw the accord to "develop steps that would preserve this document that is important for regional stability". Read More »

Peta's Forecast - Tracking rounds of showers and storms this Mother's Day Weekend

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Monday we will have a linger shower or thunderstorm early Monday then clouds will break for some sunshine. Tonight will be clear with lows in the mid 50s and north winds will be 10 to 20 miles per hour. A stationary front will remain stalled over northeast Kansas through the weekend. Mother's Day is shaping up to be dry for most of the day, though a few isolated storms may develop during the evening hours. Read More »

UK, French and German foreign ministers to discuss Iran nuclear deal

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Mogherini said shortly after Trump's announcement on Tuesday that the European Union is "determined to preserve" the deal, while European Union leaders are set to discuss the issue at a summit in Bulgaria next week. Zarif has told his Japanese counterpart under what conditions Iran will keep abiding by the nuclear deal but the details have not been disclosed yet. Read More »

British tourists kidnapped in Congo while visiting national park

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Separately Voice of America reported that one park ranger had been killed and two foreign tourists and their driver were missing. "We are in close contact with the authorities in Democratic Republic of the Congo following an incident involving two British nationals, and our staff are providing support to their families", a spokesperson for the Foreign Office said. Read More »

May splits up squabblers as customs deal eludes cabinet

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The Prime Minister has suggested two options for a future trading relationship with Brussels: a "customs partnership" in which Britain would collect duties for Brussels for goods arriving in the United Kingdom but intended for European Union markets or a highly streamlined "customs arrangement" using technology to minimise import checks. Read More »

SC Collegium to unanimously reiterate Justice KM Joseph's name for elevation

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This is the collegium's second meeting after Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad sent back Justice Joseph's name and asked the judges to reconsider their choice. The executive remains cut up about Justice Joseph having cancelled President's rule imposed by the Centre on the state. Justice Joseph's seniority was also questioned by the Centre which had said "he stands at Sl". Read More »

Ex-US Rep. Mel Reynolds gets 6-month sentence

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While serving his sentence for the statutory rape conviction, Reynolds was convicted on a series of charges that included bank fraud, misusing campaign funds and making false statements to the Federal Election Commission. Reynolds had argued he shouldn't be imprisoned at all, saying a year of probation would have been the right sentence. "To teach me a lesson?" Prosecutor Georgia Alexakis had asked for at least two years behind bars, citing what she described as Reynolds' decades-long ... Read More »

Reports of man with gun at high school in California

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At least one person has reportedly been injured and drove him- or herself to the hospital, officials said, according to CBSLA . Palmdale is north of Los Angeles in the high desert Antelope Valley. One witness told CNN his younger brothers had reported hearing shots. Highland High student Katharina Smith, 16, said she was driving there when she saw "a ton of police racing toward school". Read More »

Pro-Brexit group fined over campaign-spend breaches

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The Electoral Commission says Leave.EU, which was allowed to spend 700,000 pounds ($950,000), overspent by at least 77,380 pounds and presented "incomplete and inaccurate" information about its spending. The Leave.EU campaign has been fined £70,000 ($94,600) for the breach. It revealed the organisation also failed to provide invoices or receipts for a further 97 payments it received of more than £200, which together totalled £80,244. Read More »

Dems Just Lost Their Midterm Ballot Advantage

Liberal voter intensity and grass-roots energy, driven by anger at Trump, sometimes evokes comparisons to the Tea Party. Our ultra-Democratic state has pretty much declared war on Trump and his administration. Though the Keystone State is competitive in presidential and gubernatorial elections, Republicans have won 13 of the state's 18 House seats in the last three elections. Read More »

Package bomb detonates outside Episcopal church in Texas

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Beaumont Police and the ATF cordoned off an area around St Stephen's Episcopal Church in the 4000 block of Delaware Street as they investigated what they described as "suspicious damage" to the building. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Beaumont's West End, the Rev. Steven Balke told KFDM-TV on Thursday. Authorities have not said whether the explosion is connected to the device that was found in a package with a note outside the Starbucks on April 27. Read More »

Trump's Iran Decision Leaves Only 2 Likely Outcomes

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Interested in Iran? Add Iran as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Iran news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Elsewhere, shortly after Trump's Tuesday announcement, the European Union's top diplomat , Federica Mogherini, urged solidarity in the rest of the global community outside the United States . Read More »

Germany supports maintaining Iran nuclear deal - Merkel to Rouhani

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A spokesperson for the German government says Merkel on Thursday called on Rouhani to work to deescalate tensions in the Middle East. Also on Thursday, the Iranian government issued a statement, reiterating that Tehran will remain in the nuclear deal, pending talks on the future of the accord with its other signatories (Russia, China, the UK, France, Germany and the EU). Read More »

EFF withdraws motion of no confidence in Mayor Athol Trollip

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Speaking to eNCA , the EFF said it made the decision on the grounds that it could bring the motion back again at another time. Trollip faced a motion of no confidence tabled by the UDM in November previous year, however the motion failed with the EFF voted against it. Read More »

Global Controlled Atmosphere Packaging (CAP) Market 2018 - Clondalkin, Winpak, Quantum Packaging, Constantia

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The research report, titled " Packaging Resins Market 2018 " Industry Research Reports, covers the current as well as the future scenario of the global Packaging Resins market. Major types and major applications with data type including capacity, price, consumption, market share, revenue, cost, gross, gross margin, growth rate, import, export, market size (sales) market share by type (product category), and etc. Read More »

Deb stirs another controversy with remark on Tagore

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The Tripura chief minister who has made it a habit of sorts to hit the headlines with his freakish utterings is now in news for a blooper on Rabindranath Tagore. Highlighting the works penned by Tagore, Deb said Tripura could reach great heights if his ideals and thoughts were followed. The Nobel Laureate, who was awarded a knighthood in 1915, however, repudiated it in 1919 as a mark of protest against the Jallianwalla Bagh massacre. Read More »

Pakistan considers imposing reciprocal restrictions on USA diplomats

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Starting today, the FO said American diplomats will also have to take prior permission to travel - something which was earlier done only in special cases -, will not be afforded the luxury of "fast-track" luggage clearance at airports, will not be allowed to have more than one passport and will stay in the country strictly as per their visa date. Read More »

Himanshu Roy, former Maharashtra ATS chief, shoots himself

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Though he got a sideposting - Additional Director General of Police (housing) -in the last reshuffle of Mumbai police's top deck, for almost ten years before that Roy handled two of the force's most important offices. Speaking with Times Now , former Mumbai police commissioner Arup Patnaik described Roy as a sharp officer. Himanshu Roy led investigations into several big cases including the 2013 Indian Premier League spot-fixing case. Read More »

Delhi University Admission 2018

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As per the announcement made by the University, the registration process for all categories and quotas will be made online. The registration for undergraduate programmes will commence on May 15 whereas, students can begin registering for postgraduate programmes and postgraduate diploma in cyber security and law from May 18. Read More »

Unnao rape case: CBI confirms Sengar's role, victim demands death penalty

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According to a report in The Times of India , the accused , identified as Alok Dwivedi of Gosainganj and his aide Vijay Rawat of Deoria, were arrested by Ghazipur police from Gosainganj. The Uttar Pradesh government later handed over the case to CBI. The first FIR pertains to the alleged rape of the girl in which Sengar and Shashi Singh have been named as accused. Read More »

Mount Merapi erupts, residents told to evacuate

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Thick smoke, volcanic ash and pyroclastic materials were released during the eruption, Miriam Tulevski from the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism told Daily Mail Australia. The status of Mount Merapi, as of press time, is still normal at Level I with a risky radius of 3 kilometers from the top of the crater. To prevent the risks especially on respiratory, the local officials have distributed masks, Sutopo added. Read More »

Israel DEFIANT as US Embassy Opens Monday — MIDEAST ON EDGE

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Of the dozens of countries that have embassies in Israel, almost all are in Tel Aviv. At least three "U.S. Embassy" road signs went up in Jerusalem on Monday ahead of next week's opening of the mission in the city, according to Reuters. There is a broad global consensus that the dispute must be resolved as part of a two-state peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. "And the opening of the U.S. Read More »

Philippines Supreme Court ousts its own chief justice

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Jojo Lacanilao, Sereno's lawyer, said their camp will appeal the decision. These are awaiting approval by the plenary for endorsement to the Senate for trial. Alvarez earlier said he would heed the call of President Rodrigo Duterte to fast-track Sereno's impeachment. Sereno faced probing colleagues in a historic first for the Philippine judiciary that a Chief Justice stands at a hearing by her fellow justices. Read More »

Businesses in Europe worst hit by US Iran sanctions

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Companies and countries with commercial deals with Iran would have either 90 or 180 days to wind down those activities, depending on the type of products being sanctioned. "We will find the right way and at the right time to respond to this", he warned. Those that rely heavily on imported oil (e.g., India and China) will be pressured, while emerging market oil-producing nations such as Saudi Arabia , Nigeria, and Colombia could be winners. Read More »

Killed In Kenya After Heavy Rain Bursts Indian-Origin Farmer's Dam

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There are apparently four other dams in the area that are posing danger to those still living near the water reservoirs. According to Kenya's Red Cross, which along with the Nakura County disaster management teams rescued 41 people from under the mud on Thursday, close to 500 families have been displaced from the disaster in Solai town and the expansive Nyakinyua Farm. Read More »

Boeing's $9.5 billion Iran deals now dead

The second most hit would be European aircraft maker Airbus , which stuck a $19-billion deal to supply 100 aircraft to IranAir. The Trump administration moved Tuesday to reimpose sanctions on the Islamic Republic that had been lifted as part of a multinational nuclear pact negotiated during the Obama administration. Read More »

Sri Lanka yet to raise furnace oil prices

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Fuel prices have been increased in line with the expectations of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Soon after the initial statement by Dr. Amunugama people began queuing at petrol stations, this increased exponentially soon after Minister Senaratne made the announcement. Read More »

Flammable gas moved from plant near oozing lava

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The movement of the molten rock has opened space for lava at the summit of the volcano to drain underground, reducing the height of a lava lake at the summit , said USGS research geophysicist Ingrid Johanson. The plant, which is owned by Ormat Technologies of Reno, Nevada, is across the highway from where lava has been erupting. Authorities had previously ordered almost 2,000 residents to leave Lanipuna Gardens and the neighboring Leilani Estates area, both located in the mostly ... Read More »

Jury to be picked for Greitens' trial stemming from affair

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The Legislature also is to convene in special session May 18 to consider whether to try to impeach Greitens. A special House committee investigating Greitens has so far conducted almost all of its work in secret while publicly releasing two reports containing allegations against Greitens of sexual misconduct and misusing charity resources for political purposes. Read More »

Recibe Díaz-Canel a secretaria ejecutiva de la Cepal

Permítanme darles la bienvenida a nuestro país, que se honra en acoger este 37 período de sesiones con la presencia de todos ustedes. La Cepal , comisión regional de las Naciones Unidas , ha reconocido el progreso de Cuba que trabaja en la actualización de su modelo económico, y en sus esfuerzos por implementar la Agenda 2030 de la ONU para el desarrollo sostenible. Read More »

Seven found dead in rural Western Australia

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Police sources have confirmed they are treating the deaths are a murder-suicide. But WA Police commissioner Chris Dawson this morning told a press conference he could not confirm that. "These tragedies have a lasting impact", Commissioner Dawson said. Police found the bodies of four children and three adults. It is mostly rural, consisting of vineyards and farmland properties. Read More »