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Dust storm hits Delhi, NCR

Dust storm hits Delhi, NCR

Heavy rains were very likely at isolated places over Tamil Nadu, south interior Karnataka and Kerala. On May 9, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram may witness a thunderstorm. Haryana government has also cancelled leaves of officials. However, in case the wind speed is higher than 90 kilometers per hour, services may be hit. Read More

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PSEB Class 10 Merit List Announced, Gurpreet Singh From Ludhiana Tops Exams

PSEB Class 10 Merit List Announced, Gurpreet Singh From Ludhiana Tops Exams

Of the 3.68 lakh students who appeared for the Class 10 exam, about 2.19 lakh passed it. As per reports, about 20 lakh students had registered for the exam of which, 7.69 lakh are from Class 12 while almost 11.48 lakh are from Class 10. Students are informed that Chhattisgarh Board would be sharing the mark sheets with the students at a later date. It is very important for the students to download and save the PDF file of the results. Read More

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Italy and England Leave Migrants in the Open Sea

Italy and England Leave Migrants in the Open Sea

The nonprofits said the vessels —both sailing under the British flag— had been waiting for authorization since early Monday at around 25 nautical miles (28.75 statute miles) off the town of Khoms on the Libyan coast. The UK coast guard told AFP that had been informed of the incident but that "this is not a UK coordinated incident". Rescue groups reported that the Italian and British authorities have not given the authorization to send 105 migrants to a safe place . Read More

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Trade, Terror, and Teasing: Trump Weighs in on International Policy on Twitter

Trade, Terror, and Teasing: Trump Weighs in on International Policy on Twitter

Meanwhile, Haspel was on Capitol Hill Monday making the case for herself. It will be hard for the people who work for her to hear that. Those meetings included time with West Virginia Sen. Raj Shah, a White House spokesman, on Sunday called Haspel a highly qualified nominee. Such a nomination, if it ever came to that, would allow the White House to avoid backing down on the historic nomination of the first woman to run the agency. Read More

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Israel strikes Syria after Trump's Iran move

Israel strikes Syria after Trump's Iran move

Israel then destroyed what it describe as the Iranian command and control center in Syria that dispatched the drone. The reported attack came an hour after President Donald Trump announced he was withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, calling Tehran a main exporter of terrorism in the region. Read More

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Israeli Chef Serves Japanese PM a Dessert in Shoes

Israeli Chef Serves Japanese PM a Dessert in Shoes

Footwear on the dining table, or for that matter any table is an odd sight, and one should imagine especially so if you are hosting someone from Japan , where the etiquette is not to allow footwear even indoors. A senior Israeli official told the paper the decision was "stupid and insensitive". "We respect and respect the chef. I can tell you we were offended on behalf of our prime minister". Read More

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Government Suffers Three House Of Lords Brexit Bill Defeats In One Day

Government Suffers Three House Of Lords Brexit Bill Defeats In One Day

Peers pushed through a cross-party amendment to the European Union withdrawal Bill, which proposed to remove the Brexit date of 29 March 2019 from the legislation by 311 votes to 233 - a difference of 78. And the opposite would kill off the federal government plan to write down the precise time and date of Brexit into regulation, which Mrs Could pledged final yr to stop insurgent MPs from derailing our exit. Read More

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Russian parliament approves Medvedev as prime minister

Russian parliament approves Medvedev as prime minister

The Russian constitution bars him from running again when his new terms ends in 2024. The prime minister is the No. 2 official in the Russian hierarchy, holding responsibility for the economy and answering to the president. The former sports minister and deputy PM in charge of sports issues, Vitaly Mutko, will oversee the construction sector and regional policies. In a speech after the swearing-in ceremony, Putin said that in the next six years Russian Federation would prove a strong, ... Read More

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Pompeo heads to North Korea ahead of Trump-Kim talks

Pompeo heads to North Korea ahead of Trump-Kim talks

Trump has said the time and date of his planned meeting with Kim have now been agreed to, but he has yet to reveal where or when it will happen. "We have our meeting set". "We've been asking for the release of these detainees for 17 months", Pompeo said. Speaking to U.S. reporters en route to Pyongyang, Pompeo said he would raise the issue of the three imprisoned Americans during his talks and hoped that North Korea would "do the right thing". Read More

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Comcast to make a hostile bid for Fox assets?

Comcast to make a hostile bid for Fox assets?

Every company needs a vast scale to compete. Indeed, now Comcast is offering 22 billion pounds (about $30 billion) to acquire 61 percent ownership of Sky . Comcast rival Verizon is also reportedly interested in buying Fox, so a deal certainly won't come easily for any party. Comcast already owns NBC Universal, and this would give them a greater stronghold over the TV and film industries. Read More

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Seventeen deaths reported in Congo as Ebola confirmed

Seventeen deaths reported in Congo as Ebola confirmed

That outbreak killed more than 11,300 people out of almost 29,000 registered cases, according to World Health Organization estimates. "Our top priority is to get to Bikoro to work alongside the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and partners to reduce the loss of life and suffering related to this new Ebola virus disease outbreak", said Dr. Read More

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NY gasoline prices stable as national average inches down

NY gasoline prices stable as national average inches down

The highest average prices per gallon last week were reported from California ($3.62); Hawaii ($3.59); Washington ($3.29); Alaska ($3.25); Nevada ($3.24); OR ($3.18); Utah ($3.11); Idaho ($3.07); Pennsylvania ($3.01); and CT ($2.99). "This week, motorists in IN (+66 cents) have the largest year-over-year gas price difference in the country", AAA reports. Your vacation might end before you even get on the road as gas prices start climbing for the summer. Read More

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Harvick takes the checkered flag at Dover for 4th win

Harvick takes the checkered flag at Dover for 4th win

Though Harvick dominated, Bowyer led late when rain stopped the race, and put the remaining laps in jeopardy of being run. His attracted the trophy home following his initial triumph in Dover in October 2015, simply to possess his young son divide the arm to the fiberglass monster that has been not washed out of the victory party. Read More

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Buhari Arrives APC Ward Congress

Buhari Arrives APC Ward Congress

The Chairman of the Progressives Governors' Forum said after the meeting with Buhari: "We expect internal democracy and internal democracy is the way to go". The APC national convention has been slated for June, the first to be held since the birth of the party. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, was also at ward congresses in Eti Osa Local Government, in Lagos State where he assured Nigerians that they would share in the benefits of the Buhari administration. Read More

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Mother, 2 kids killed in fiery crash on I-95

Additional details on the crash have not been released, but CHP received reports that 30 feet of barbed wire fencing was damaged. At this point, investigators are still trying to figure out what happened. Troopers said Mr. Frank lost control of the 2002 Ford Explorer he was driving when the right rear tire blew out. Donald and Mary Fisher were wearing seat belts; Shoemake was not, the OHP said. Read More

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27 Aspirants calls for Al-Makura's Panel Disbanded — Ekiti APC Primary

27 Aspirants calls for Al-Makura's Panel Disbanded — Ekiti APC Primary

Mr Fayemi, who preceded incumbent Ayo Fayose as governor of the state, appeared to be the leading aspirant in the disrupted governorship primaries on Saturday at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, Ado Ekiti. Only delegates from five local governments had voted and it was the turn of the sixth council when the violence erupted. He also said he was not surprised by the disruption of the exercise, stating that the security agencies had, a few days to the primary, been notified of plans by some ... Read More

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Police Arrest Suspect In Gang Rape And Murder Of Teenager

Police Arrest Suspect In Gang Rape And Murder Of Teenager

Dhanu Bhuiyan was arrested after police found him hiding at a family member's home in Chatra , a village in eastern Jharkhand state, on Sunday. She died from injuries sustained in the fire. "The two accused thrashed the parents and rushed to the house where they set the girl ablaze with the help of their accomplices", Ashok Ram, the officer in charge of the local police station told the media. Read More

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Save Room For Dessert: British Royal Wedding Cake Slices To Be Sold

Save Room For Dessert: British Royal Wedding Cake Slices To Be Sold

It's May, which officially means Royal Wedding fever has kicked in. Here are all the things you can watch before the Royal Wedding to get hyped. Raffaele says she's seen a marked interest in millennial chatter around the royal couple, and suspects much of it is driven by Markle's celebrity as a TV actress from the Toronto-shot " Suits " and her previously robust Instagram and blog posts, which outlined favourite fashions, foods and social trends. Read More

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SC: Ex UP Chief Ministers can't stay in official bungalows

SC: Ex UP Chief Ministers can't stay in official bungalows

The amendment was introduced by then Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's government in 2016. The bench said the impugned legislation can very well be construed to be an attempt to overreach the judgment of this court. As per the August 2016 ruling of the apex court, it had ruled that former CMs were not entitled to have any government accommodation. But only four states responded. Read More

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Cohen would have paid other women if necessary: Rudy Giuliani

Cohen would have paid other women if necessary: Rudy Giuliani

Trump has denied Daniels' allegations. The falsehoods upon falsehoods, legal experts say, reflect an apparent cover-up that could well yield fraud, money-laundering or other criminal charges. Did the President know about the $130,000 payment? The former mayor offered yet another glimpse into the netherworld of what the president's surrogates have characterized as nuisance claims against Trump. Read More

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Long Island weather: Partly sunny, highs in mid-60s

Long Island weather: Partly sunny, highs in mid-60s

Tonight: Mostly cloudy; low of 51. A typical mid to late spring pattern could push highs Sunday to about 86 degrees. The mercury will dip into the 40s tomorrow night thanks to clear skies and light winds. Friday night: Mostly cloudy; low of 54. The weekend brings an isolated chance of a shower with partly sunny skies and highs for Saturday around 80° while Mother's Day will be warmer in the low to mid 80s. Read More

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Pakistan's interior minister wounded in gun attack

Pakistan's interior minister wounded in gun attack

He sustained a bullet wound in his right shoulder, the DPO added. He was hit on his arm by a lone bullet when he was coming out of the political meeting. TLYP is a radical Islamic party which is known for its widespread street power and massive protests against any change to Pakistans controversial blasphemy law. Read More

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Showers and thunderstorms, high near 78 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Showers and thunderstorms, high near 78 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Breezy, with a west wind 8 to 13 miles per hour increasing to 17 to 22 miles per hour in the afternoon. However, we will have to watch for the possibility of some patchy fog in the morning. Saturday night will be mild to cool, like tonight , as lows fall back to the lower 60s. By Tuesday , that moisture may work westward, giving us a small chance for rain. Read More

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USA list of trade demands to China

USA list of trade demands to China

There was no joint communique afterward or any official word on when, or whether, they would meet again. But a list of U.S. demands presented at the talks in Beijing showed these steps fall far short of expectations in Washington. China's official Xinhua News Agency reported Friday that both sides reached a consensus on some trade issues while acknowledging major disagreements on other matters. Read More

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Dozens of casualties as blast rips through mosque in Afghanistan

Dozens of casualties as blast rips through mosque in Afghanistan

A bomb blast inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan that was being used as a voter registration centre killed at least 12 people and wounded 33, officials said. The blast took place during afternoon prayers at the mosque in the city of Khost, the capital of the province of the same name. "We are in contact with the Afghan authorities and further details are being ascertained", MEA official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said. Read More

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CNO Announces Establishment of USA 2nd Fleet

CNO Announces Establishment of USA 2nd Fleet

In 2011, the Second fleet was disbanded for reasons of economy and organizational structure. But Richardson made clear the focus will be on projecting force. Davidson led the Navy's comprehensive review of those incidents, which called for restructuring how the Navy operates. The new command will be responsible for United States naval forces along the USA east coast as well as the north Atlantic region, a navy statement said. Read More

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Will challenge disqualification verdict: Nawaz Sharif

Will challenge disqualification verdict: Nawaz Sharif

He was confident that both Imran Khan and Asif Ali Zardari will suffer defeat in the upcoming general elections. The former premier said that he could be eligible again to stand in the elections. The PML-N supremo had further said that his party would create a "naya [new] Pakistan" in the "old and dilapidated KP" if the vote is respected in 2018. Read More

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North and South Korea annouce joint table tennis team at World Championships

North and South Korea annouce joint table tennis team at World Championships

The joint team will face Japan or Ukraine in the semi-final on Friday. Korea fielded a unified women's team for the 1991 tournament, and they defeated a China team previously seen as unbeatable to claim the gold. I feel a little bit odd that I'm in the united team now. My Executive Committee and I are very happy with the key decisions made by the AGM. Who knew then that they could beat China at that time . Read More

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