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Local newspaper Die Harke published a picture of the note , headed: "Spring cleaning 2018". Controversy over the bell began when it was discovered hanging in the church tower previous year, local media reports. He added "an unknown person entered the church with a key - there was no sign of a break-in". The Hanoverian state church is carrying out tests to see if the sound of the bell has been changed following the "vandalism".
  • Amidst weak global cues, Sensex in cautious mode, Nifty beyond 10200 mark

    Amidst weak global cues, Sensex in cautious mode, Nifty beyond 10200 mark

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    The NSE Nifty50 rose by 98.10 points, or 0.97 per cent, to close at 10,211.80 points, while the Sensex of the BSE closed at 33,255.36 points - up 286.68 points, or 0.87 per cent. This will come as a major reprieve to India's state-run banks , which have been hard hit by trading losses from a spike in bond yields over recent months.
  • Wells pitches, bats Wahconah softball to win over Pioneer

    Wells pitches, bats Wahconah softball to win over Pioneer

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    East Webster put up a run in the second inning on a two-out double by Emma McKee and they had more damage done with two outs in the third. Emily Shaver went 3-4 with 2 RBI's Brianna Grant 2-3, 1 RBI, Adrianna Berry 2-4, 1 RBI, Maya Douglas 2-4, 1 RBI, and Mckenzie Grant went 1-2 for the Patriots.
  • 1.7m World Cup Tickets Sold

    1.7m World Cup Tickets Sold

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    The highest demand outside of Russian Federation was in the U.S., where 16,642 tickets were sold, followed by Argentina (15,006), Colombia (14,755), Mexico (14,372), Brazil (9,962) and Peru (9,766). More than 200,000 free train tickets have been booked by fans, which constitutes around 48% of all seats available. "Among the most active foreign countries are Colombia, Argentina, China, Mexico and the U.S.", said Kirill Polyakov, director general of Transport Directorate 2018.
  • Amazon may counter Walmart's bid for Flipkart

    Amazon may counter Walmart's bid for Flipkart

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    Inc may submit an offer to buy Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart, which is now in talks with Walmart Inc for a stake sale, local daily Mint reported, citing sources. Flipkart investors Tiger Global Management, Naspers, Accel Partners, IDG Ventures and others are expected to sell much or all of their shares in the Flipkart-Walmart deal, they said.
  • Girl missing for 24 years reunited with parents, siblings

    Girl missing for 24 years reunited with parents, siblings

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    He put a sign up on the window of the auto, printed business cards with his daughter's information and would tell every passenger willing to listen what had happened. Earlier this year, she contacted Wang and after talking to him, she realized she shared some unusual traits with his missing daughter, including a small scar on her forehead, and a feeling of nausea every time she cried.
  • SC refuses to stay ST/SC Act order

    SC refuses to stay ST/SC Act order

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    The bench said it had not interfered with the Act but merely interpreted it in the context of Section 41 of the CrPC dealing with the provision for arrest of a person only upon proper consideration of a case. Besides writing to the law minister, a host SC/ST MPs held talks with Modi and Shah pressing for a review petition. Also yesterday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the government had no plans to do away with quota policy for Dalits and tribes.
  • Democrats Score Big Win In Wisconsin Supreme Court Race

    Democrats Score Big Win In Wisconsin Supreme Court Race

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    Wisconsin voters also rejected a statewide referendum question on whether to eliminate the office of State Treasurer, which has been largely stripped of official duties. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock, a Sauk County Circuit Court judge, mingles with supporters before polls close, Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Trappers Turn Golf Club in Wisconsin Dells, Wis.
  • Lawyer given jail sentence for lying to Mueller's investigators

    Lawyer given jail sentence for lying to Mueller's investigators

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    And now comes Mueller time. Mueller is still reviewing Trump for possible obstruction of justice violations in the White House, the Post reported , citing sources close to the talks. Prosecutors told the judge the defendant not only lied but tried to cover up his misstatements. Var der Zwaan was tasked with writing the report .
  • Donald Trump Doesn't Know What to Call the White House

    Donald Trump Doesn't Know What to Call the White House

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    US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump hosted the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House on Monday. "We have nothing further to add at this time", Sanders added. "We would like to believe that measures taken by Americans on basis of free accusations will be withdrawn and that we can begin a constructive and serious dialogue", he added in allusion to punishments of U.S.
  • Mom's post about flight with son who has autism goes viral

    Mom's post about flight with son who has autism goes viral

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    A mother is facing a child abuse charge after she allegedly used a Taser on her 17-year-old son to wake him up for church services on Easter Sunday, the Arizona Republic reports . Dobbins maintains that she never actually tazered her son. However, Phoenix police said there were two small bumps on the boy's leg. Although Dobbins was released from custody this week, she can not have any contact with her son and is subject to supervision by Pretrial Services.
  • Opposing teams will call Spurs about Kawhi Leonard this off-season, reports say

    Opposing teams will call Spurs about Kawhi Leonard this off-season, reports say

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    Former NBA guard Nate Robinson said on Thursday that he has heard rumblings of Kawhi Leonard wanting to get traded away from the San Antonio Spurs . Of those nine games, he never played on back-to-back nights. For now, these other teams seem like dreamers. At 45-32 on the season, Leonard's Spurs are still battling it out for a playoff spot out west.
  • Villanova wins 2nd national title in 3 years

    Villanova wins 2nd national title in 3 years

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    Life doesn't skip a beat, not even for national champions. We'll get final numbers for the game - including total viewers - later this afternoon. Villanova has had just ONE top-20 recruiting class since the ESPN recruiting database was initiated in 2007.
  • 42% approve of Trump, highest in 11 months

    42% approve of Trump, highest in 11 months

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    Mr Trump tweeted to reward his victory, announcing: "Thanks to Rasmussen for the fair polling ". "Just hit 50%, which is higher than Cheatin" Obama at the same time in his Administration'. But their figures also put Obama's approval rating above 50 per cent for more than a quarter of the time he was in office. The latest Fox News poll finds a tightening race when voters are asked their candidate preference in this fall's congressional election.
  • Source of nerve agent not yet identified, United Kingdom defense lab says

    Source of nerve agent not yet identified, United Kingdom defense lab says

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    However, he said that "it is not our job" to determine precisely where the nerve agent, identified as belonging to the novichok family, was manufactured but he explained the work done at Porton Down formed part of the Government's wider. "There is no way anything like that could have come from us or left the four walls of our facility", said Mr Aitkenhead. London will eventually have to apologize for its baseless accusations against Moscow in the Skripal poisoning case, Kremlin spokesman ...
  • Donald Trump seeks Syria pullout as advisers warn on ISIS

    Donald Trump seeks Syria pullout as advisers warn on ISIS

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    U.S. Central Command head Gen. Joseph Votel said "well over 90 percent" of land once held by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been liberated, particularly in the north and eastern portions of the country, but that the military must maintain its presence there.
  • Young woman in hijab attacked by man at U.S. hospital

    Young woman in hijab attacked by man at U.S. hospital

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    He called to her, and grabbed her when she made no response, police said. "Beaumont security personnel responded immediately and took action to protect the patient and others in the emergency room" before police were called, the statement added.
  • Despite Trump vow, US won't quit Syria soon

    Despite Trump vow, US won't quit Syria soon

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    But we do a lot of things in this country, we do them for - we do them for a lot of reasons. U.S. Central Command head Gen. Joseph Votel said "well over 90 percent" of land once held by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been liberated, particularly in the north and eastern portions of the country, but that the military must maintain its presence there.
  • DiVincenzo makes it rain; Nova tops MI for title

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    Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. While Brunson was voted the nation's best player by the AP and the National Association of Basketball Coaches, DiVincenzo won the Big East's sixth man award. I was just trying to make the right play. "And I just made sure Arike was literally coming to the ball before I passed it to her". "Honestly, I didn't look at the score at all", DiVincenzo said.
  • 18 attorneys general and 6 cities file lawsuit against Commerce Department

    18 attorneys general and 6 cities file lawsuit against Commerce Department

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    The numbers from the census are used to determine how many seats each state gets in Congress as well as how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funds are allocated. The Census Bureau hasn't included a citizenship question in its survey of all USA households since 1950, well before passage of a 1965 law meant to ensure minority groups were fully represented in the once-a-decade count.
  • Swat team moves in on YouTube headquarters as shooting incident unfolds

    Swat team moves in on YouTube headquarters as shooting incident unfolds

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    They asked people in the area to stay away from Cherry Ave and Bay Hill Drive. Police in Northern California are responding to reports of a shooting at YouTube headquarters in the city of San Bruno. Another employee, Vadim Lavrusik, initially tweeted he was barricaded in a room with other staff. Employees of the company say they heard what sounded like shots and took cover.
  • Benjamin Netanyahu Cancels Agreement to Resettle African Migrants

    Benjamin Netanyahu Cancels Agreement to Resettle African Migrants

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    Rwanda, along with Uganda, had repeatedly denied getting into an agreement with Israel-even though both said they would welcome migrants if they arrived. The Supreme Court froze the deportations in mid-March in response to a petition. Suzi Cohen, a member of the city council from Kiryat Shalom neighbourhood in Tel Aviv, told Walla Hebrew news site that the deal is a "catastrophe to the residents of south Tel Aviv".
  • Woman used Taser to wake teen for Easter service, police say

    Woman used Taser to wake teen for Easter service, police say

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    Dobbins, who appeared in court and was ordered not to have any contact with her sons, said that both of her sons are on probation. Dobbins was arrested Sunday on one count of child abuse. "I made the sound with the Taser". According to court documents , there were two bumps on his leg where the device was used, but he did not complain of any pain.
  • Justice Department Wants Immigration Judges To Meet Annual Case Quotas

    Justice Department Wants Immigration Judges To Meet Annual Case Quotas

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    What's next: The quotas will go into effect in the next fiscal year, beginning October 1, according to WSJ. "The objective of implementing these metrics is to encourage efficient and effective case management while preserving immigration judge discretion and due process", McHenry wrote in a message acquired by the newspaper.
  • Designer of Schlitterbahn waterslide arrested at Texas airport

    Designer of Schlitterbahn waterslide arrested at Texas airport

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    Marshals Service announced. The Kansas attorney general's office said Schlitterbahn co-owner Jeffrey Henry, 62, and designer Schooley were charged with reckless second-degree murder , along with Henry & Sons Construction Co., which is described as the private construction company of Schlitterbahn.
  • Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, admitted to hospital for hip surgery

    Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, admitted to hospital for hip surgery

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    At times blunt to the point of rudeness, Philip is Elizabeth's most important support. On August 2, Prince Philip - who has been married to the Queen since 1947 - completed his final solo engagement, reviewing a Royal Marines parade outside Buckingham Palace, which he did in his capacity as Captain General of the corps.
  • United Kingdom to introduce 'tough' ban on ivory sales to protect elephants

    United Kingdom to introduce 'tough' ban on ivory sales to protect elephants

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    Mr Gove said: "Ivory should never be seen as a commodity for financial gain or a status symbol". Government confirmation comes in the wake of a consultation on the issue, in which 88% of the 70,000 responses backed a ban. The new British law bans the sale of ivory items no matter when they were produced, with a few exceptions . This follows the London 2014 conference on the illegal wildlife trade, and subsequent conferences in Botswana and Vietnam .
  • British manufacturer De La Rue appeals for passport contract

    British manufacturer De La Rue appeals for passport contract

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    In light of the company's decision to challenge the United Kingdom government's awarding of the contract overseas, Brits have once again taken to social media to react, with many of them supporting De La Rue's appeal. While accepting that its tender represented a significant discount on the current price... "In the light of this, we are confident that we remain the best and most secure option in the national interest".
  • CHP says Hart family crash appears to be intentional

    CHP says Hart family crash appears to be intentional

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    Greg Baarts , Acting Assistant Chief for CHP, Northern Division, confirmed that the speedometer of the Hart family's SUV, which was found crushed at the bottom of a California roadside cliff on Monday, March 26, was pinned at 90 miles per hour, but CHP cautioned that finding is not conclusive.
  • Trump says he'll guard Mexican border with military

    Trump says he'll guard Mexican border with military

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    Trump said, saying Mexico bowed to pressure from the U.S.to take action. Late Monday, Mexican immigration officials started to negotiate with the caravan's organizers. The Hill pointed out that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was sitting next to Trump when he made the statement. Trump begrudgingly signed a spending bill last month that provided far less money for the wall than he wanted.
  • How relations between China and the U.S. are heating up

    How relations between China and the U.S. are heating up

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    Chinese buyers of United States ethanol will have to cut their imports because of new higher tariffs but they will have to return to the overseas market to meet the government's targets for using the fuel, industry participants and analysts said on Monday.
  • "Punish a Muslim" Day Is Met With Love on Social Media

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    It called for violence against Muslims with a range of "points" given for various activities against Muslims including pulling a Muslim woman's headscarf off or beating someone up. The Portland Police Bureau said they know of no direct threats against anyone and that no one has been targeted. A social media post perpetuating hate crimes against Muslims will be met with an increased police presence Tuesday at area mosques.
  • Saudi oil tanker hit in Houthi attack off Yemen

    Saudi oil tanker hit in Houthi attack off Yemen

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    Al-Malki said a coalition naval ship accompanied the oil tanker until it completed its navigation north. Pictures carried by state-run Saudi al-Ekhbariya TV showed a hole ripped through the side of the ship but no oil leaking out. They were intercepted by Saudi air defenses. Tehran and the Houthis deny the charge. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has described the donor conference in Geneva as a "remarkable success", although the target for the 2018 Yemen humanitarian appeal was set ...
  • PREP BASEBALL: Bearcats beat Northridge, 6-1, on the road

    PREP BASEBALL: Bearcats beat Northridge, 6-1, on the road

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    He's a solid hitter. "We need all of our young guys", Nelson said. "It's been a process, and now, the players are finally learning the responsibilities and duties each position has", the Rivera coach added. "I think this program is the right idea, the right state of mind". We started off slower than we have in past years, but once we got going and got rolling, we were able to get those consecutive wins .
  • Kim Jong-un watches K-pop stars perform in Pyongyang

    Kim Jong-un watches K-pop stars perform in Pyongyang

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    But is an image makeover really the top priority for the North Korean leader? No sitting US president has ever met personally with a North Korean leader since the conclusion of the Korean War. A 2015 survey of North Korean refugees conducted by the USA government's Broadcasting Board of Governors found that 77 percent of respondents said it had become more risky to listen to foreign radio under Kim.
  • Dutch Lawyer Is the First to Be Sentenced in Mueller Probe

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    Van der Zwaan lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his contacts with Rick Gates , who was an official on President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, and an individual in Ukraine who prosecutors referred to as "Person A". Van der Zwaan, a former lawyer at the powerful Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom law firm and the son-in-law of a Kremlin-tied Russian oligarch, lied about his last communications with Gates and then deleted emails requested by Mueller's office, according to ...
  • Elderly woman dies following Hampton apartment fire

    Elderly woman dies following Hampton apartment fire

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    One adult man was treated for smoke inhalation, and was later transported to SwedishAmerican Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. A team of over 50 firefighters was able to extinguish the blaze in around 40 minutes, according to Charlotte Fire.
  • IAF chopper crashes near Kedarnath, no casualties

    IAF chopper crashes near Kedarnath, no casualties

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    All passengers are safe and only faced minor injuries, reports news agency ANI . The chopper was carrying heavy mechanical equipment from Guptkashi to Kedarnath for ongoing reconstruction work there, the DM said. In 2016, Russian Federation handed over three Mi-17 V-5 to India. Mi-17 V5, an upgrade of Mi-17 in the medium-lift category, is fitted with more powerful engines that enhance its payload carriage capability at higher altitudes.