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44% Of People Will Vote Yes In The Referendum

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The latest poll shows a continued but reduced lead for the "Yes" side ahead of next week's referendum on the Eighth Amendment . "As consultant psychiatrists, it is the so-called "mental health" ground that particularly concerns us because we know from official United Kingdom statistics that 97pc of the nearly 200,000 abortions which occur annually in the United Kingdom, take place under the "mental health" ground". Read More »

Hartford police officer stabbed in neck, suspect in custody

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Hartford police Deputy Chief Brian Foley said the stabbing occurred at about 10:10 a.m.at Spectra Boutique Apartments. The officer was one of two who responded to a tenant-landlord dispute this morning, Hartford Chief of Police David Rosado said in a press conference. Read More »

Trump's bid to dodge Summer Zervos lawsuit denied by judge

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Trump has denied the allegations and accused Zervos of lying. Trump's attorneys at Kasowitz Benson Torres in turn sought a stay of the case , insisting that the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. She set a May 31 deadline for both companies to comply with the subpoena for the material requested. She first came forward in October 2016, a month before the presidential election, following the release of a 2005 "Access Hollywood" recording in which Trump spoke in vulgar terms about women. Read More »

Local museums hosting International Museum Day on Friday

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To begin with, the test will take place in the National Museum of Decorative Arts, the National Museum of Fine Arts and the National Museum of Music, and then will integrate other galleries that will also be deeply explored as a whole, ' said the specialist. Read More »

Congress set to move SC if guv invites BJP

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An elaborate preoccupation with political dishonesty can only produce unsatisfactory dividends, harmful to the long-term cohesion and coherence of the Indian state. Abhishek Singhvi, representing Congress and JD (S), told the justices that BJP has 104 MLAs and Governor invited BS Yeddyurappa to form govt in "unconstitutional manner". Read More »

Bihar Board results expected this week, check more details

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However, an official update from Bihar board is awaited. The board has been conducted examination for class 10 from 21 February to 28 February 2018 at various examination centres in across Bihar State and for class 12 examination was held from 14 February to 25 February 2018 at various exam centres in Bihar State. Read More »

Multiple Injuries Reported In School Bus Crash In Mount Olive, New Jersey

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All lanes of Interstate 80 have been shut down. The entrance finish of the bus gave the impression to be crushed or ripped off, and it was sheared off from its undercarriage. "A lot of people were injured". The back of the bus was also badly damaged. A purple dump truck with a mangled entrance finish was parked alongside the freeway close by. Read More »

Plane Jumper DB Cooper ID'd in New Book by Friend

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Laurin and Principia Media say they have evidence that supports Reca's claim, including documents that show how he spent much of the $200,000 the skyjacker received from authorities in exchange for releasing Flight 305's passengers. Cooper was the last name of the man who boarded a then North West Orient Airline flight in 1971 before the hijacking and disappearance. The story became legendary and theories ran rampant. Read More »

Iran says Syria has every right to defend itself against Israel

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A short time later, Syrian state-run media reported that while dozens of "hostile" Israeli missiles had been intercepted in Syrian airspace, at least two others had hit an ammunition depot and destroyed a radar site. In an anticipated decision, Trump withdrew from the deal on Tuesday, having previously said that Iran was in violation of the "spirit" of the global agreement. Read More »

At least 1 killed in violent protests in southern Iran

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The Wednesday protests were against a motion recently raised in the parliament that separate the cities of the Kazeroon County to form another county. "In the recent days' incidents, enemies of Iran utilised various means - including money, weapons, politics and intelligence apparatuses - to create problems for the Islamic system", he said. Read More »

Insiders on the search for a new attorney general

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Schneiderman resigned his post last week after multiple women accused him of domestic violence. The presumed front-runner is Barbara Underwood , the acting attorney general. The letter from state Sen. Eleven others are asking to be named interim attorney general. "I think it's an understatement to say that none of us expected to be sitting here today for this goal", Underwood told senators and Assembly members gathered Tuesday at a meeting room in the state Capitol complex. Read More »

Missing Bradford teens found safely Toronto

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An 84-year-old man was struck by a vehicle while walking in the area of Holland Street West and Toronto Street in Bradford on February 24. Police say they were seen leaving their homes separately about five minutes apart, and are believed to be together. Read More »

Soldier reunites with dog she rescued in Iraq at Tampa Intl. Airport

Kennedy Airport. One day they were around the Kurdistan Training Coordination Center where U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Tracy McKithern was stationed for a year. Puppy Rescue Mission "assist with requests, logistics, administration and fund-raising for the adopted stray dogs of war rescued by and bonded with soldiers", according to its website. Read More »

Johanna Konta loses to French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko at Italian Open

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The world number six rallied to get on the board in the third but couldn't break Konta to level the score. If Sharapova isn't on her game and ready to play a back and forth contest, she's going home. Ostapenko was able to rebound after dropping the first set 2-6, as she won 64 percent of her service points and overcame seven double faults. She sprayed winners all over the court while her opponent struggled with her first serve percentage and made copious unforced errors. Read More »

Japanese banking giant plans large-scale trial of own cryptocurrency 'MUFG Coin'

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The institutional investor purchased 210,368 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,397,000. A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of MUFG. Reports surfaced in September of past year that a consortium of banks, led by Mizuho Financial Group and Japan Post Bank, had won support from the country's central bank and financial regulator to launch the J Coin, an electronic currency to pay for goods and transfer money using smartphones. Read More »

Polish PM in Sofia for EU-Western Balkans summit

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The EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia on Thursday wasn't supposed to talk about the enlargement but should have given a clear stance for the countries of the Western Balkans that the European Union counts on them and that it sees their future in EU membership, Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) said after the end of the informal summit in Bulgaria, in the country now chairing the EU Council. Read More »

Candidate has hours to decide Maryland governor's race bid

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Some competitors in the Democratic primary publicly welcomed her decision. This campaign is about the future of Maryland. After almost a decade of service as an elected official in Montgomery County on both the Board and the Council, Valerie was named executive director of the Center for Working Families, and most recently served as senior adviser for the Working Families Party, where she helped direct the progressive coalition's efforts to expand economic and educational opportunities for ... Read More »

Ruling parties claim victory in Iraq's Kirkuk, Dohuk

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Oil-rich Kirkuk is at the heart of a long-running dispute between the Kurds, who claim it as part of their autonomous region, and the central government in Baghdad. In October, Iraqi forces backed by Shia militias dislodged Kurdish Peshmerga fighters who had taken control of Kirkuk city in 2014. At a press conference on Tuesday, al-Abadi urged the election commission to address any allegations of fraud as quickly as possible. Read More »

China Okays Toshiba's USD18 Billion Sale Of Memory-Chip Unit

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The Bain consortium previous year won a long and highly contentious battle for the business, which Toshiba put up for sale after billions of dollars in cost overruns at its Westinghouse nuclear unit plunged it into crisis. The approval was likely to be seen as a positive sign by the Trump administration, and it hinted at the two countries' efforts to defuse tensions over trade issues. Read More »

Japan Ready to Retaliate Against US Import Tariffs

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Several U.S. trading partners have negotiated long-term exemptions from its Section 232 tariffs. The NHK channel said the Japanese government considered $409 million in duties to offset tariffs imposed on it last March by the Trump administration . Read More »

China bans trading in cryptocurrencies, but is now ranking them

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The platform unfamiliar to most is Komodo , and it is now the 58th largest cryptocurrency by market cap. Having only announced ratings plans at a Beijing conference May 11, the results have appeared in record time, but may be set to frustrate certain members of cryptocurrency industry as China's experts ranked Bitcoin in thirteenth place. Read More »

Premier Rachel Notley: Bill 12 will give Albertans more control over resources

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Earlier in the day, the federal government announced it will provide indemnity to investors for losses incurred by delays on the Trans Mountain project - a move praised by Notley. Horgan said blaming B.C. for the pipeline impasse is focusing on the wrong target. "From day one, Horgan has known that he can not block this project and chose to play politics instead of working for the best interests of British Columbians". Read More »

Facebook partners with think tank to fight global election meddling

The majority of Facebook's 2.2 billion monthly users are based outside of the USA, meaning its potential impact on elections is a global issue - something Zuckerberg noted in his earnings call last month . Finally, we know that tackling these problems effectively also requires the right policies and regulatory structures so that governments and companies can help prevent abuse while also ensuring people have a voice during elections. Read More »

Germany obtained sample of Novichok in the 1990s

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The story could help shed light on how the United Kingdom was able to analyze the poison it says was used to attack former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in England in March. Small quantities of the nerve agent were subsequently produced in some North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries for test purposes - to determine if protective gear was able to withstand it, and to find antidotes against the poison, added the report. Read More »

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT)

Institutional portfolio managers can perform a more intense in-depth analyses than the average investor because of the vast resources at their disposal. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB ) now has a Montier C-score of 4. The score uses a combination of eight different variables. Cooper Tire & Rubber's payout ratio is 13.55%. Read More »

Beastie Boys announce "panoramic" memoir

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According to an interview with Beats 1 earlier this year, Mike D promised the memoir will be "unlike any other" band book. And, as effect of Sound reports , the 592-page book will contain excerpts from guest contributors ( Amy Poehler , Wes Anderson , and more), rare photos, original illustrations, and even a cookbook. Read More »

China Warns Russian State Oil Company Against Drilling in South China Sea

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China and Taiwan, however, rejected this ruling. On Wednesday, Reuterscited "sources with direct knowledge of the situation" who said Rosneft is anxious that Beijing will become "upset" by its Vietnam project. A group of Chinese tourists provoked anger from Vietnamese border officials by arriving in T-shirts depicting a controversial map of the region. "Offshore license areas of Rosneft on the South China Sea are situated within the territorial waters of Vietnam", Rosneft said in its ... Read More »

National Geographic is an inspiration to reduce the use of plastic

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The simple yet stunning image has been doing the rounds on the internet for a while, and is by Mexican artist Jorge Gamboa . Dr V Kripa, the principal scientist of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), said every year there is a sharp increase in the quantum of plastic waste getting into the ocean and if the situation continued like this plastic debris will outnumber marine creatures, especially fish. Read More »

Iraq's Sadr to form government of technocrats in Iraq

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Over this period, Sadr has become an insider in Iraqi politics, but ahead of the country's Saturday parliamentary elections he fashioned himself into an anti-corruption crusader and political outsider by building a coalition that includes communists, Sunnis, and political independents. Read More »