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Holy Month Of Ramadan Begins Today

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The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Alhaji Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar has urged Muslims across the country to watch out for the new moon which signifies the start of Ramadan fast on Wednesday. Read More »

Raises for Hydro One board of directors to be reviewed: Wynne

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The CEO earned $6.2-million in salary and bonuses previous year, prompting Ford to dub him "Kathleen Wynne's $6-million man". Today at an election campaign stop, Wynne says that review also includes board compensation, such as a $70,000 raise for the chair of the board and $25,000 raises for other board members. Read More »

First lady 'in good spirits and resting' following kidney procedure

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She underwent renal artery embolization at Walter Reed on Monday and is expected to stay there for the rest of the week. Mrs. Trump, 48, had the embolization procedure Monday morning. They're not common but tend to occur in middle-aged women and can cause problematic bleeding if they become large enough, said Dr. Keith Kowalczyk of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Read More »

Race 3 Trailer: On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

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With the post-production moving at a furious pace, Khan caused more nervous moments by tweeting a day before the scheduled trailer release that he was doubtful about keeping up with Tuesday's promise to the fans. We do wonder what went in that meeting that made Salman Khan look so annoyed. Varun Dhawan was seen learning the artform from Jacqueline Fernandez. Read More »

LePage joins GOP governors in recommending Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

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Seven Republican governors have signed onto a letter in support of President TrumpDonald John TrumpAvenatti defends right to release Cohen's financial info Pruitt's 24/7 security requested over fears of Trump policy backlash Senate GOP anger over McCain insult grows MORE's nomination to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Read More »

Supreme Court limits police ability to search rental cars

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That means police can't generally search the auto unless they have a warrant or what's called "probable cause" to believe a crime has been committed. The justices ruled unanimously that as a general rule someone who is "in otherwise lawful possession and control of a rental car" has a reasonable expectation of privacy in the vehicle even if the rental agreement doesn't list the person as an authorized driver. Read More »

Israel Celebrates Eurovision Contest Win

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The results showed that the respondents indicated higher levels of life satisfaction, especially if their country has shown good results in the Eurovision song contest. To others, it marks the further ongoing occupation of Palestinian land. The Israeli state has murdered dozens of people for months now for simply protesting the situation. Read More »

EU Describes First Meeting with Iranian FM as Useful

Zarif told the media after the meeting that he believed both sides were "on the right track" to ensure that the interests of the JCPOA's "remaining participants, particularly Iran, will be preserved and guaranteed". He said the USA has consistently failed to abide by its commitments under the deal since Donald Trump took office. The EU hopes to convince Tehran to continue to adhere to the accord. Read More »

Drunk and disorderly mom at school play resisted arrest, TX police said

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Christy Ann Churchwell , 35, of Friendswood, appeared loud and intoxicated at a play late Thursday at Friendswood Junior High School, prompting others in the crowd to complain that she was being disruptive. Officers arrested Churchwell for public intoxication and assault on a police officer; however, the mother's antics didn't stop there. Eight 75-milliliter bottles of vodka were found inside Churchwell's purse, seven of which were empty, police said. Read More »

Facebook myPersonality App Exposing its Sold Data on You

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Cambridge Analytica, which worked on President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, used data collected via an app developed by University of Cambridge psychology professor Aleksandr Kogan. Gaining access illicitly was relatively easy. "We were concerned to find out on 28th April that the account details from a professor of computer science at the University of MI have been shared on a public webpage". Read More »

Death Of Keeven Robinson, Black Louisiana Man In Police Custody, Ruled Homicide

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The damage to the soft tissues of his neck, he said, left him confident that the cause of death will be "compression asphyxia" when the autopsy process is completed. Lopinto said the question for investigators is whether plain-clothes narcotics officers used excessive force. Asked whether detectives admitted to using a chokehold, Lopinto could not say, but said that while officers are "not trained" to use chokeholds "on a normal basis", they are "not forbidden from doing that". Read More »

RJD leaders returning from Tej Pratap's wedding die in accident

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On May 10 Mr Yadav had reached Patna to attend the marriage ceremony of his elder son Tej Pratap Yadav which took place on May 12 and after the end of his parole he returned back to Ranchi. Bihar Governor Satya Pal Mallik, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and several of his Cabinet colleagues were there to bless the couple. Read More »

Tamil Nadu DGE 12th /HSC Result 2018 Declaring On 16th May @ tnresults

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The TNDGE annually organized 12 Class/ HSC (Higher School Leaving Certificate) Examinations annually. The TN 12th class examination was held from March 1st to April 6th this year, and this time around the board won't be releasing the merit list or the list of toppers; this is to discourage unhealthy competition. Read More »

Florida High School Apologizes After Bringing Live Tiger To Prom

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But it was the tiger's presence in particular that sparked an outrage. Footage shows an anxious tiger pacing inside the small enclosure as bright lights flashed around him. Christopher Columbus High School hosted its annual prom last Friday at the Double Tree by Hilton Miami Airport and Convention Center and brought in a live wildcat as a spectacle - a moved that was called "animal abuse" in the online space. Read More »

Kareena Kapoor Khan spreads awareness about girls education at Unicef event

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At the event, Kareena said, "After becoming a mother, I understood even more that every newborn girl and boy has the right to be protected by a safe pair of hands". However, institutional delivery is not something associated with privilege, rather it is every single pregnant lady and every new born's right", shared a proud mother. Read More »

Trump thanks Singapore for hosting Kim summit in call

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Trump announced on May 10 that he would meet with Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12. But the mood reversed after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo returned home from Pyongyang on Thursday with three American detainees and set a date and location for the summit. Read More »

Italy, Pirlo to join Mancini staff

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Giampiero Ventura was sacked as coach in November after Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years, with under-21 boss Luigi di Biagio taking interim control. It's a hard time and there's a lot to do. "The failure to qualify for the World Cup caused mourning and this shows how important it is for our country", he said. Read More »

Amber Alert Issued By Tulsa Police For Missing 7-Year-Old

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Hafza Hailey is described as black with puffy hair in a ponytail and painted gold bracelets on her wrist. 'The witness stated that earlier in the evening the mother had duct taped their hands put socks in their mouths and then stabbing the 11 year-old'. Read More »

United Nations calls for independent probe into Gaza killings

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And to this day, Palestinians continue to be denied return there. "It is time for an worldwide solidarity movement to stand up against the Israeli government. "Like other members of the global community, South Africa is disturbed by the latest deadly aggression and reiterates calls made by several member states of the United Nations for an independent inquiry into the killings, with a view to holding to account those who are responsible", it added. Read More »

DU ensures zero technical glitches in online admission this session

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The Delhi University is expected to announce the first cut-off list on June 19. Last year, 100 per cent was the cut-off for some courses in esteemed colleges under the university. Meanwhile, Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) president Rocky Tuseed said the union would set up a centre on North Campus to help aspirants in the registration process. Read More »

Korea plan to blow up nuke-site tunnels

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Kim declared his nuclear force as complete in December, following North Korea's most powerful nuclear test to date in September and three flight tests of ICBMs created to reach the US mainland. "North Korea is desperately in need of energy. for their people". South Korea has said Kim has shown an interest in dealing away his nuclear weapons in return for economic benefits. Read More »

Internet Services Restored in Riot-Hit Aurangabad

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Bharambe will conduct an inquiry into the allegations against a city police inspector for not preventing the violence and ignoring complaints about it, Bihari told reporters here. A 17-year old boy and a senior citizen were killed and property worth an estimated Rs 100 crore damaged in the communal violence that rocked the old city area from Friday night to Saturday morning. Read More »

Palghar by-election row: Will BJP spoil Sena's chances in MLC polls?

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As the BJP won 75 seats and is leading on 29 seats, the Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday dared the BJP government to hold elections with ballot papers for at least once and not EVMs. A total of 2,655 candidates are in the fray for the 224 seats in Karnataka Assembly . The BJP has fielded former Congress minister Rajendra Gavit, who joined the BJP on the day Vanga filed his nomination papers. Read More »

Russian Federation and Iran to continue cooperation on JCPOA

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Zarif's meetings in Brussels cap a whirlwind global tour, including trips to both Russian Federation and China, the two other signatory nations, in a bid to bolster support. Lavrov and Zarif will discuss the "possibility of preserving the Iran nuclear deal", according to Russian state media agency TASS. European diplomats acknowledged that the EU support, however honest, risked looking hollow after Trump last week reimposed an array of wide sanctions on the Islamic Republic that will hit ... Read More »

USA 'looking for a deal' with China on trade -WHouse adviser

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And so investors breathed a sigh of relief after Trump's tweet, buying stock Monday in Maynard, Massachusetts-based optical components maker Acacia Communications, which past year collected 30 per cent of its revenue from ZTE; San Jose-based optical communications company Oclaro; and Sunnyvale, California-based fiber optic cable manufacturer Finisar. Read More »

Fallen officer's son gets police escort to school

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Officer Pitts, 45, was killed during a shootout with a homicide suspect on Friday, May 4. Samantha Phegley, principal of the elementary school, told The Tribune Star that it was important to have people there to support Dakota . They wanted Dakota to know they will always have his back. "Blood doesn't always make family, but I think the "Blue Family" went above and beyond", said Kelli Jones, Rob Pitts' sister. Read More »

Mother's Day weather: Sunny and warm, with highs in the mid-80s

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Chance of precipitation is 70%. High near 84. Southeast wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Cloudy, with a high near 86. We keep the chance of showers and storm Thursday and Friday as low pressure dominates the region. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Read More »

Security Service of Ukraine cracks down on Russian news agency, detains editor

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Ukraine's state security service searched the Kiev offices of Russia's state-run RIA Novosti news agency and TV channel RT on Tuesday, after detaining one journalist near his home, officials said. "We thought that he was a citizen of Ukraine". The latest incident happened last week, when two journalists working for Russian television were expelled by the SBU for allegedly planning to discredit the Ukrainian government by reporting on how Ukraine celebrates Victory Day. Read More »

Israel claims military supremacy after pounding Iranian targets in Syria

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Syrian Brig. Gen. Ali Mayhoub, who read the statement on Syrian television Thursday, says Syrian air defense systems had intercepted "the large part" of the incoming Israeli strikes. Since Iran became involved in Syria's civil war, Israel assesses it has attempted to move in forces and military assets to the Jewish state's borders in an attempt to arm its allies and attack Israel within its borders. Read More »

Jared Kushner Says Gaza Protesters Are 'Part of the Problem'

But according to the US ambassador to Israel, the act of moving the embassy sends the message to Israel that 'You are not alone'. Mr. Kushner arrived Sunday in Israel with the U.S. President Donald Trump will not be in attendance. The Trump administration has almost completed a long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan but is still undecided on how and when to roll it out, given Palestinian anger at Trump's embassy move. Read More »

Information Commissioner considers legal action against users of facial recognition technology

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Automated facial recognition is an artificially intelligent (AI) computer system which runs alongside a surveillance camera on the street, recognising people's faces in real time and matching them against watch-lists created by the police. But for now the Big Brother Watch report says the benefits are missing, because the technology does not work. SWP - which has used AFR at 18 public places since it was first introduced in May 2017 - has fared only slightly better. Read More »