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  • Telangana Cong leads candlelight march over Kathua, Unnao rape cases

    Telangana Cong leads candlelight march over Kathua, Unnao rape cases

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    The senior BJP leader admitted that the two ministers displayed lack of discretion by taking part in the rally, but made it clear that there was no attempt to sabotage the investigations as charged by the Congress party. Bar Council of India (BCI) said on Sunday that a panel has been formed to probe the actions of Jammu and Kashmir Bar Association lawyers, who had stopped police from filing a chargesheet in the Kathua rape and murder case.
  • Blow for Republicans as House Speaker Paul Ryan bows out

    Blow for Republicans as House Speaker Paul Ryan bows out

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    He was a vice presidential candidate in 2012, on a ticket with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Ryan has been in Washington for nearly two decades, and he is now "ready to devote more of his time to being a husband and a father".
  • Pakistani troops killed, 5 injured in border clashes with Afghan forces

    Pakistani troops killed, 5 injured in border clashes with Afghan forces

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    In earlier reports, the security forces confirmed injuries to three personnel but later the ISPR informed that two personnel were martyred and three injured. A local political official, who asked not to be identified, said that Pakistani security forces had responded on Sunday by opening fire along the border.
  • In stunning book, Comey sheds moral high ground for politics

    In stunning book, Comey sheds moral high ground for politics

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    Trump used the investigation as a cudgel in the campaign and repeatedly said Clinton should be jailed for using a personal email system while serving as secretary of state. "Slippery James Comey , a man who always ends up badly and out of whack (he is not smart!), will go down as the WORST FBI Director in history, by far!" The network has been promoting the interview with enticing bits of information, including Stephanopoulos revealing that Comey compares Trump to a "mob boss." But Ryan ...
  • Trump Slams Comey As 'Weak And Untruthful Slime Ball'

    Trump Slams Comey As 'Weak And Untruthful Slime Ball'

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    Former FBI director James Comey told associates Donald Trump was "outside the realm of normal" and "crazy". Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and "untethered to truth" in a sharply critical new book.
  • Russian Federation calls chemical attack in Syria a 'fabrication'

    Russian Federation calls chemical attack in Syria a 'fabrication'

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    Before that, Abe will meet Trump in the United States next week with the aim of getting Japan's interests on the agenda of a proposed meeting in May or June between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Initial reports indicated the use of chlorine gas, possibly in addition to the nerve agent Sarin. Asked about possible USA strikes on Syria, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday that "it's necessary to avoid any steps that may fuel tensions in Syria".
  • Russian Federation warns of war over Syria strikes

    Russian Federation warns of war over Syria strikes

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    The government, however, said evacuations from Douma were ongoing and no Syrian government forces had entered the town. He noted that the Russian and US militaries have a hotline to prevent incidents, adding that it's not clear if it would be sufficient amid mounting tensions.
  • BJP's Kuldeep Singh Sengar sent to 7-day CBI custody

    BJP's Kuldeep Singh Sengar sent to 7-day CBI custody

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    The minor girl had alleged that she was raped by Kuldeep Singh Sengar , the BJP legislator from Unnao , and his brother past year, but the police refused to take any action against them. CBI officials said they would question the MLA at length and would take him to Unnao to reconstruct the scene of the crime and to collect evidence against him.
  • Britain joins Syria strikes to deter chemical attacks

    Britain joins Syria strikes to deter chemical attacks

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    However, opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, a fervent anti-war campaigner, called the strikes "legally questionable" and said May should have recalled parliament from recess and "not trailed after Donald Trump". US President Donald Trump confirmed "precision strikes" had been ordered on targets associated with the Syrian government's chemical weapons programme.
  • Shots fired at Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan's house in Lahore

    Shots fired at Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan's house in Lahore

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    The ruling and opposition parties as well as armed forces and senior judges on Sunday condemned the incidents of firing at the residence of Supreme Court judge, Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan in Model Town, Lahore . Meanwhile, the cowardly attack raked in support for the Supreme Court judge, one of them being from Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
  • US Launches Precision Strikes on Syria

    US Launches Precision Strikes on Syria

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    Reaction split mostly along party lines to President Donald Trump's announcement that the US had launched a "precision strike" on Syria Friday night in response to an alleged reported chemical weapons attack last weekend. Original Story: WASHINGTON (AP) - AP source: Trump to speak Friday night amid anticipation of retaliatory strike for Syrian chemical weapon attack.
  • Famed LGBT rights lawyer burns himself to death in Prospect Park

    Famed LGBT rights lawyer burns himself to death in Prospect Park

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    In another pivotal case, Buckel won a New Jersey Supreme Court ruling in 2006 acknowledging that gay couples are entitled to the same legal rights and financial benefits as heterosexual married couples. Buckel's suicide notes were left inside an envelope labeled "for the police" placed inside a garbage bag left inside a shopping cart near the body.
  • Taxi driver, 3 passengers rape pregnant woman in UP's Amethi

    Taxi driver, 3 passengers rape pregnant woman in UP's Amethi

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    We want to warn you; this story comes with some disturbing video. Sambhal: A 20-year-old woman was set on fire in Sambhal in Uttar Pradesh, allegedly by her neighbour for resisting molestation. The 37-year-old was transferred to a Boston hospital where she was placed in the intensive care unit after undergoing surgery to relieve pressure on her brain, according to a police report.
  • Trump warns Russian Federation missiles 'coming' after Syria attack

    Trump warns Russian Federation missiles 'coming' after Syria attack

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    Volunteer first responders and activists claimed a chemical attack by the Syrian government killed over 40 people in the town of Douma, which drew worldwide outrage and prompted Washington and its allies to consider a military response. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, often a more cautious voice than Trump's, pointed towards a U.S. response Thursday when he told lawmakers that "some things are simply inexcusable".
  • Seabstian Vettel's pole leaves Lewis Hamilton trailing at Chinese Grand Prix

    Seabstian Vettel's pole leaves Lewis Hamilton trailing at Chinese Grand Prix

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    But Bottas is already hinting that rival Ferrari is the team to beat. "We were giving everything we had and it felt like we deserved the victory but not today". "It's obviously cooler. It's a different track, so I think, honestly, the first two races have been quite different, so it's not that straightforward to predict the third one".
  • BJP MLA arrested over rape as protests mount

    BJP MLA arrested over rape as protests mount

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    Atul Singh is now in judicial custody. While no action was taken on her plea even then, her father was picked up by UP police, allegedly beaten up and tortured by MLA's brother, and died in police custody after making a dying declaration naming the MLA and his brother.
  • May summons ministers to discuss possible military action in Syria

    May summons ministers to discuss possible military action in Syria

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    The group said it "strongly condemned" the action and accused May of "sanctioning killing" at US President Donald Trump's behest. "Cabinet agreed that the Assad regime has a track record of the use of chemical weapons and it is highly likely that the regime is responsible for Saturday's attack", it said.
  • GVSU softball sweeps Davenport, extends winning streak to 17

    GVSU softball sweeps Davenport, extends winning streak to 17

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    The first match saw the Raiders bats come to life nearly matching the Jayhawks hit for hit, but ultimately losing 11-8 with only four of those 11 runs being earned. Almond, Reynolds, Lee, Sawyer Perkins, Isabel Valerio and Maggie McKearin all had hits in the inning and the Mounties committed three errors. The Quakers got an early lead due to a fielder's choice after a single and walk.
  • Exchange Happenings - April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Exchange Happenings - April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

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    All of the women senators of 34th Guam legislature have crossed party lines and joined forces to tackle the issue of child abuse and child neglect. "We're not going to be able to solve this on our own". Statewide data show that child maltreatment cases have been increasing in Minnesota in recent years. One of the children, none of whom remain in the defendants' custody, spoke Wednesday about the impact of her time with the Jacksons, describing how she still feels the need to hide food in her ...
  • 'The return of one family is not Rohingya repatriation'

    'The return of one family is not Rohingya repatriation'

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    Myanmar on Saturday repatriated what it said was the first Rohingya family from almost 700,000 refugees who had fled to Bangladesh, after months of fraught talks with Dhaka and amid United Nations warnings that the country is not ready for their return.
  • Arab summit opening slams Iranian interference

    Arab summit opening slams Iranian interference

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    The two regional titans, locked in proxy wars in Syria and in Saudi Arabia's southern neighbour Yemen, back opposing parties in Iraq and Lebanon. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar in June 2017, accusing it of supporting terrorism.
  • Russia Responds To Syria Air Strikes:

    Russia Responds To Syria Air Strikes: "We Are Being Threatened"

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    Mr Trump said the combined operation would continue: "We are prepared to sustain this response until the Syrian regime stops its use of prohibited chemical agents". "Cabinet agreed that the Assad regime has a track record of the use of chemical weapons and it is highly likely that the regime is responsible for Saturday's attack".
  • Trump fumes over Federal Bureau of Investigation raid in Stormy Daniels affair

    Trump fumes over Federal Bureau of Investigation raid in Stormy Daniels affair

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    Daniels' team has had extensive communications with federal investigators, said the third person familiar with the investigation. "The S.D.N.Y.is tooled up to execute such raids, whereas the special counsel's office sitting in D.C. Trump again classified the Mueller probe, which continues to have bipartisan support, as a "witch hunt". He also argues she hasn't suffered any damages and that his statements were an opinion and "rhetorical hyperbole" under the law.
  • Merkel voices support for US-led strike on Syria

    Merkel voices support for US-led strike on Syria

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    Germany has welcomed the USA -led military strikes on the Syrian regime's chemical sites after last week's chemical attack in Douma. "A perfectly executed strike last night". "The military operation was necessary and appropriate to uphold the global ban on chemical weapons and to warn the Syrian regime against further violations".
  • Gun rights supporters plan rallies at state capitols across US

    Gun rights supporters plan rallies at state capitols across US

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    Dave Gulya was one of the organizers of the ME rally. From Delaware to Wyoming , hundreds gathered at peaceful protests to listen to speakers who warned that any restrictions on gun ownership or use eventually could lead to a ban on gun ownership, which is guaranteed under the Second Amendment .
  • Kim Jong-un meets top Chinese official, calls for strengthening ties

    Kim Jong-un meets top Chinese official, calls for strengthening ties

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    Song agreed that the two leaders had reached consensus, and said China is willing to work with North Korea to safeguard peace on the Korean Peninsula, Xinhua reported. Another photo showed a North Korean orchestra performing with a large picture of Xi projected in the background. Song Tao, who heads the ruling Communist Party's International Department, led an art troupe to Pyongyang to attend an arts festival, according to China's Foreign Ministry .
  • Mother Who Drove Family of 8 Off Cliff Was Drunk

    Mother Who Drove Family of 8 Off Cliff Was Drunk

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    This comes after a body, believed to be one of the children, was found near the cliff last week. The Hart family did not wear seatbelts at the time of the crash. Jennifer Hart (center) was drunk when she drove her wife and six children off of a cliff in California , according to police. That is the exact area at which a household of four which vanished within a road trip from Portland, Ore., with their property in Santa Clarita, Calif., will be last known to get already been, the San ...
  • Chinese Grand Prix Qualifying: FERRARI front row - Hamilton fourth

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    It's been a great result and I am really happy for the team. Raikkonen was quicker though the first two sectors on the final runs in qualifying before losing the time to Vettel in the last part of the lap, and while the Finn is unsure where he specifically lost out he believes the pace on Saturday bodes well for the race .
  • Hebron High School's new principal is hired

    Hebron High School's new principal is hired

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    Fish was sacked on October 17. Neither of the students knew the young men who passed away but wanted to do something for the grieving community. Another video shows Fish moving a trash can out of the way to prolong the altercation. Fish reportedly told students stories about smoking marijuana and other drugs, let students draw inappropriate pictures on the whiteboard and even shared his Snapchat address to the class.
  • Western powers at United Nations make case for military action against Syria

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    The decision to dispatch the FFM experts was made on April 10. The three allies circulated a joint draft resolution at the Security Council that also calls for unimpeded deliveries of humanitarian aid, enforcing a ceasefire and demands that Syria engage in UN-led peace talks, according to the text obtained by AFP.
  • Trump attempts to cloud timing of potential Syria strike

    Trump attempts to cloud timing of potential Syria strike

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    Moscow on Thursday called on the West to "seriously consider" the consequences of threats against Syria after the United States and France said they would respond to an alleged chemical attack. British Prime Minister Theresa May has summoned her Cabinet back from vacation to discuss military action against Syria over an alleged chemical weapons attack.
  • Unnao rape case: Zero tolerance against corruption, crime: Yogi Adityanath

    Unnao rape case: Zero tolerance against corruption, crime: Yogi Adityanath

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    Former state minister IP Singh wrote on Twitter " Yogi Adityanath had taken the decision to arrest Kuldeep Singh Sengar". "The real culprit of the Unnao victim, who was reportedly raped in June, 2017 and who pleaded at the doorstep of the BJP chief minister, even attempting self-immolation, is no one else but the CM, Ajay Singh Bisht alias Adityanath, and he should immediately be sacked", Congress communications in-charge Randeep Singh Surjewala said in a statement in the national capital.
  • Unnao rape case: BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar arrested by CBI

    Unnao rape case: BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar arrested by CBI

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    Within hours of taking over the investigation, the CBI brought Sengar, who had remained untouched by the state police, to its office in Lucknow , where he was questioned for almost 16 hours before being taken into custody. State government had recommended for a CBI inquiry into the matter which was approved by the Centre. The opposition is expected to continue its attack on the BJP as the twin cases have become a political potboiler after Rahul Gandhi took to the streets on Thursday ...
  • Pravin Togadia quits as President after three decades

    Pravin Togadia quits as President after three decades

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    Togadia had informally been the leader of the VHP since 2003 and was formally appointed to the post in 2011. Kokje got 131 votes and defeated incumbent Raghava Reddy who mustered 60 votes. The effort to oust Togadia was linked to his repeated attacks on Prime Minister Modi. I will continue to work for the welfare of Hindus. Following the incident, he was admitted to hospital, where among his visitors were Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) chief Hardik Patel and Congress leader Arjun ...