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At least 37 dead and almost 100 missing in shopping mall blaze

At least 37 dead and almost 100 missing in shopping mall blaze

It was not immediately clear whether the jumper survived the ordeal, but Russia's Investigative Committee said three women, one man and a child were presumed dead in the fire. The report also said that an additional 43 people have been injured in the blaze. "According to information specified, 69 people are considered missing, including 40 minors", the source explained. Read More

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Yogiji could not save his own seat: Akhilesh Yadav on BJP's defeat

Yogiji could not save his own seat: Akhilesh Yadav on BJP's defeat

But, can Mayawati stop the Modi juggernaut in 2019? She said that BJP used state machinery and unleashed fear and intimidation to get some MLA's to cross vote. "Elsewhere in the country, all MLAs in jail were allowed to vote but here, despite all necessary steps taken by us, Mukhtar Ansari (BSP) and Hari Om Yadav (SP) were not allowed to come for voting as they knew that they did not have the numbers", the BSP leader said. Read More

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'Conflicts Prevent' Two Lawyers From Joining Trump's Team, Sekulow Says

'Conflicts Prevent' Two Lawyers From Joining Trump's Team, Sekulow Says

Trump tweeted that reports of lawyers not wanting to represent him are "Fake News." DiGenova's wife, Victoria Toensing , who is also a former prosecutor, planned to join the team as well. Another lawyer, Ty Cobb, represents the White House in dealings with the special counsel's office but doesn't directly represent Trump. Sekulow had announced diGenova's appointment last week. Read More

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Trump signs $1.3T budget after threatening veto

Trump signs $1.3T budget after threatening veto

January 22: Government reopens after Republicans Graham and Jeff Flake secure a public commitment from Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell to hold a future immigration floor vote. "Everyone knows you're the reason DACA recipients are abandoned". "That's my reaction", said Senator Johnny Isakson, a Republican from Georgia, of Trump's threat. Read More

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Trump signs budget bill after threatening veto

Trump signs budget bill after threatening veto

The massive spending package marks the end of a months-long funding stalemate in which lawmakers were forced to pass one short-term spending bill after another to stave off a shutdown. Other provisions important to agriculture and rural communities include a pilot program related to county-level agricultural risk coverage payments; critical forest management reforms, including allowing the U.S. Read More

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March For Our Lives campaigners protest worldwide over gun control

March For Our Lives campaigners protest worldwide over gun control

Students and supporters head from Harriet Island Park to the state Capitol for March for Our Lives . Still, members of the student-led movement insist their generation can push the nation toward tougher gun laws. Mumbai's protest will be held on Sunday March 25 and 17-year-old student and writer Mahek Chacha is planning to attend. Activists, survivors discuss gun violence in minority communitiesOne of the critiques of the media coverage of the shooting in Parkland has been the lack of ... Read More

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Egyptian taxi drivers win case against Uber, court orders ban

Egyptian taxi drivers win case against Uber, court orders ban

The lawyer representing taxi drivers, Khaled al-Gamal, told a French wire service that the ruling would have to be implemented by the government even if Careem and Uber appeal. Uber Egypt's general manager Abdellatif Waked said: "We respect the rulings of the Egyptian judiciary". "Should any verdict be reached against the ride-hailing industry, we will follow the requisite judicial procedures available under Egyptian Law". Read More

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Local agency recognizes World Down Syndrome Day

Local agency recognizes World Down Syndrome Day

But it's not just the businesses like McCulley Optix Gallery, Vision Bank and Buffalo Wild Wings the organization wants to thank on this worldwide holiday. "Things that make life good for us all are also critical for to people with Down syndrome". Senator Kathy Marchione has passed out the "lots of socks" to all her colleagues and is encouraging them to wear them today to raise awareness. Read More

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Trump Loses Bid To Dismiss Accuser's Defamation Lawsuit

Trump Loses Bid To Dismiss Accuser's Defamation Lawsuit

Trump's attorneys argued that the president can not be sued in state court and also argued that the comments he made were political opinion and, as a result, "squarely protected by the First Amendment". Zervos's lawyer, Mariann Wang, said in a statement that, "t$3 he rule of law and sound reason have prevailed today", adding, "We are grateful for the opportunity to prove that that Defendant falsely branded Ms. Read More

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Security Council Press Statement on terrorist attack in Kabul (21 March 2018)

Security Council Press Statement on terrorist attack in Kabul (21 March 2018)

The site of the blast is close to a shrine considered sacred by the country's ethnic Shia Muslim Hazara community, where the annual gathering to mark Nevruz is held. Despite calls for the Taliban to sit down with the Afghan government, it appears to have few reasons to negotiate. A suicide attacker on foot detonated himself in front of Kabul University, the interior ministry said. Read More

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Suspected ISIL gunman takes hostages in France supermarket

Suspected ISIL gunman takes hostages in France supermarket

The condition of the two victims was not immediately known. Later, a police union official said the attacker had also killed one person with a bullet in the head in the nearby historic town of Carcassonne before the hostage-taking. A source at the Interior Ministry said two had died at the hostage-taking in Trebes. France is part of a USA -led coalition fighting against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq and also has thousands of soldiers in West Africa fighting al Qaeda-linked militants. Read More

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USA and South Korea announce start date for annual military exercises

USA and South Korea announce start date for annual military exercises

North Korean and Swedish foreign ministers ended three days of talks on Saturday on security on the Korean peninsula in preparation for a potential meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . "It serves propaganda purposes by making them feel there is an enemy at the door". South Korea has notified the North about "the schedule as well as the defensive nature of the annual exercises", the Pentagon said. Read More

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Nidahas Trophy: Washington Sundar highlights India's big positives in Sri Lanka

Nidahas Trophy: Washington Sundar highlights India's big positives in Sri Lanka

India A now consisted of newcomers like Sundar Washington, Shardul Thakur and Vijay Shankar with the veterans Rohit Sharma , Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik , Shikhar Dhawan guiding them. But his wide half-volley was drilled over the extra cover rope by Karthik as the India dressing room erupted in wild celebrations. India needed 35 off the final 3 overs, when Mustafizur bowled arguably the over of the tournament. Read More

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China premier: China will keep playing its role on Korean issue

China premier: China will keep playing its role on Korean issue

Li was nominated on behalf of Chinese President Xi Jinping, who earlier on Saturday was re-elected for a second term . The theme appears to be consistent with Section 301 intellectual property theft investigation and actions. Beijing faces mounting pressure from the government of U.S. President Donald Trump over complaints it hampers access to its markets, pressures foreign companies to hand over technology and is flooding foreign markets with unfairly low-cost steel and other goods. Read More

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Last male northern white rhino in the world dies

Last male northern white rhino in the world dies

Sudan, as the 45-year-old mammal was known, was euthanized on Monday after suffering a series of infections, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in northern Kenya said in an emailed statement Tuesday. As his condition worsened he became unable to stand and the veterinary team made the sad decision to euthanize him. The second-to-last male, Suni, died in 2014, possibly from a heart attack. Read More

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WaPo: Trump lawyers trying to get ahead of Mueller interview

WaPo: Trump lawyers trying to get ahead of Mueller interview

Among the events under investigation are the firings of former FBI director James Comey and former national security adviser Michael Flynn . In a series of tweets, the president reiterated prior talking points used to discredit the investigation and lobbied new allegations at both former FBI director James Comey and former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, who was sacked on Friday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions under direction from Trump. Read More

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Boy, 9, shoots dead sister over video game controller

Boy, 9, shoots dead sister over video game controller

Such cases of deaths bring to a focus the dangers that have accompanied a liberal American society which has offered firearm privileges to its citizens. Reiterated Sheriff Cantrell, 'We don't know yet what kind of charges or if charges will be pressed. "I'm not too fast to say anything because there are juveniles involved". Read More

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Baaghi 2 Song Ek Do Teen

Baaghi 2 Song Ek Do Teen

Jacqueline's performances, the costumes and even the look of the movie is being bashed by people, for not only insulting the song and reputation of Madhuri Dixit , but also vulgarizing it further by overtly sexual moves and expressions. " Ek do teen " was originally choreographed by veteran Saroj Khan. Jacqueline Fernandez steps into Madhuri Dixit's shoes. The dance steps, however, have not been imitated, except for Madhuri's hook step. Read More

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Trump Bans Venezuelan Petro Cryptocurrency

Trump Bans Venezuelan Petro Cryptocurrency

He spent summers studying at Harvard and George Mason before landing an internship in Washington that had him working for Miami Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. But how will cryptocurrency make any difference? While the trust in the Venezuelan government is at historic lows and the likelihood of massive investment flows from overseas into the Petro are limited, Mr Trump has today prohibited U.S. Read More

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FAA Restricts Doors-Off Helicopter Tours

FAA Restricts Doors-Off Helicopter Tours

The tour-flight industry has increasingly offered people the chance to photograph landmarks like New York City or Hawaii from helicopters with the doors removed. The FAA said it would also conduct a "top to bottom review" of its rules covering open-door flights. Liberty Helicopters advertised the FlyNYON open door flight to tourists and photographers looking to land better shots of the city's skyline. Read More

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USA trade associations urge Trump to avoid tariffs against China

USA trade associations urge Trump to avoid tariffs against China

Trump raising their concerns regarding the detrimental effect that broadly applied tariffs could have on us families, in the form of higher prices on essential items. "We...support an effort to address China's discriminatory practices". Meanwhile, representatives from the domestic steel industry have also headed to the U.S.in various groups to seek talks with USA congressional leaders through their customers there, Shen said. Read More

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India, US two-plus-two dialogue postponed due to Tillerson ouster

India, US two-plus-two dialogue postponed due to Tillerson ouster

It certainly is the case the Kansas Republican's views on issues such as refugee and foreign policy are more in line with the president's than Tillerson, but well within the mainstream. It was finally in February this year that two days in mid-April was zeroed in for the talks. Paul has made regular use of the filibuster or other lengthy floor speeches during his time in the Senate, tipping the government into a brief shutdown last month, and attempting to stall John Brennan's nomination ... Read More

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Philippines hotel fire: At least 4 dead, hundreds evacuated

Philippines hotel fire: At least 4 dead, hundreds evacuated

One of the victims was a security guard, while the three others were still being identified, he said. "The smoke is very heavy and, second, there's the wind that we're trying to overcome", Mr. Manila is one of 16 cities making up Metro Manila. A fire broke out Sunday morning at the hotel in Manila, the Bureau of Fire Protection said. "There were those who inhaled the smoke and were brought to the hospital", senior fire officer Marlon Banaag told AFP. Read More

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Sri Lanka lifts Emergency after normalcy return in Island

Sri Lanka lifts Emergency after normalcy return in Island

It is learnt that as the situation in the country had returned to normal President Maithripala Sirisena removed the state of emergency effective from today. Over 300 people have been arrested in connection with the riots, and they have been remanded in custody till the end of this month. The latest series of violence began on March 4, after a Buddhist Sinhalese man was beaten to death by a group of Muslim men following a traffic accident in Teledeniya town in Kandy. Read More

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