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In August 2012, the special court sentenced 32 people, including Dr. Kodnani and Bajrangi. Maya Kodnani walking out of the special court after being awarded 28 years of sentence. The remaining got simple life imprisonment (14 years). While Kodnani however had claimed that she was never involved in the activities as she was with former BJP home minister of Gujarat Amit Shah (now BJP President) in the assembly and thereafter had gone to her hospital where is practiced.
  • Japan volcano erupts for first time in 250 years

    Japan volcano erupts for first time in 250 years

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    The eruption occurred a few kilometers away from Mount Shinmoe, the volcano featured in the classic 1967 James Bond film " You Only Live Twice ". Explosions have briefly subsided Friday, but officials cautioned residents in nearby towns against falling volcanic rocks and ash.
  • UN Team In Syria Fired Upon While Visiting Suspected Chemical Attack Sites

    UN Team In Syria Fired Upon While Visiting Suspected Chemical Attack Sites

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    Despite several days of warning and Russian claims otherwise, Syrian air defenses launched only two missiles during strikes by the United States, United Kingdom, and France to destroy the country's chemical weapons capability. The OPCW, however, said its team has not yet reached Douma . The United Nations says its special envoy for Syria is undertaking intensive high-level consultations with senior officials in key countries on options for "a meaningful relaunch" of U.N.
  • What You Need To Know About The Suspected Syrian Chemical Attack

    What You Need To Know About The Suspected Syrian Chemical Attack

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    Mohamed Khairullah, the Syrian-born mayor of Prospect Park, was glad to hear Trump's announcement but said that hitting chemical weapons facilities did not go far enough. "The president has publicly stated that he intends to hold not just Assad but his backers accountable as well", she said. The United States, Britain and France have argued the incident bears all the hallmarks of a strike ordered by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
  • Cyril Ramaphosa leaves London as protests erupt in South Africa

    Cyril Ramaphosa leaves London as protests erupt in South Africa

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    Vehicles were also set alight. Several people have been arrested this week during violent protests by people calling for the premier to step down amid allegations of corruption, and also demanding better services in the province. South African media said officers used tear gas to disperse protesters who had set light to a bus, stoned vehicles and blocked roads with burning tyres.
  • Opposition submits proposal to move impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra

    Opposition submits proposal to move impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra

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    Now, the opposition has the support of 64 MPs, it is up to Naidu to accept or reject the motion. The leaders of opposition parties met Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad in his chamber in Parliament earlier in the day. Here is how a Supreme Court judge including the CJI may be impeached. Referring to the press conference of the four senior judges of the top court on January, Sibal continued, "There have been internal rumblings resulting in open discord amongst judges in the Supreme ...
  • Syria chemical weapons visit postponed after gunfire

    Syria chemical weapons visit postponed after gunfire

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    Russia , who has provided Assad with direct military support throughout the nation's civil war and notably took responsibility for ensuring the nation's chemical weapons stockpiles were destroyed, has since offered a growing number of alternative (and increasingly conspiratorial) theories about what really happened in Douma two weeks ago.
  • No border solution, no Brexit deal, United Kingdom is told

    No border solution, no Brexit deal, United Kingdom is told

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    According to news reports, European Union negotiators have rejected as unworkable both of Britain's proposals to keep trade frictionless after Brexit , a "customs partnership" and a "streamlined customs arrangement". "It was a detailed and forensic rebuttal", the source told the paper. The first was a so-called "customs partnership" in which the United Kingdom would collect duties on the EU's behalf for goods bound for the EU.
  • Case against Governor Greitens not dismissed, will go to trial

    Case against Governor Greitens not dismissed, will go to trial

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    The House investigation is separate from a felony indictment against Greitens in St. Louis. Though he called prosecutors' actions "sanctionable", a St. Greitens has admitted to the affair but denied criminal wrongdoing. His attorneys said investigators withheld evidence by not delivering additional notes and video taken during the woman's interview.
  • India calls for probe into use of chemicals weapons in Syria

    India calls for probe into use of chemicals weapons in Syria

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    But the British delegation to the OPCW said Russian Federation and Syria had not yet allowed inspectors access to Douma . Inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons arrived in the Syrian capital last week to inspect the site in Douma, just 10km northeast of Damascus .
  • Target offers 20 percent coupon for bringing in old vehicle seats

    Target offers 20 percent coupon for bringing in old vehicle seats

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    The event is kicking off just in time for Earth Day. Materials from the old vehicle seats will be recycled by Target's partner, Waste Management , to create new products such as grocery carts, plastic buckets and construction materials such as steel beams and carpet padding, according to the Target website .
  • Takeaways In the Comey Memos

    Takeaways In the Comey Memos

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    Trump is also focused on loyalty, as Comey has said in congressional testimony and his book. Trump eventually fired Comey and has given several reasons, including Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton investigations and the Russian Federation matter.
  • Flint woman put infant girls in suitcase ahead CPS visit

    Flint woman put infant girls in suitcase ahead CPS visit

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    Police say she's has a brief history of mental disease. According to authorities, when they arrived, they saw the woman drop luggage next to the trash before fleeing from the scene. The woman has since been identified as Katrina Childress, 26. It's not immediately known why authorities were called to the Flint home in the first place.
  • Maddow and Comey Talk Trump Dishonesty, Russian Hookers, and More

    Maddow and Comey Talk Trump Dishonesty, Russian Hookers, and More

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    The memos, which detail private conversations Comey had with Donald Trump before and after he took office, outline interactions with Trump that Comey found to be questionable. Flynn said a return call to that leader was scheduled, however, Trump appeared to have been irritated by the delay. They include a January 2017 dinner at which Comey says Trump asked him for his loyalty, and a conversation the following month about former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn .
  • European lawmakers urge US Congress to preserve JCPOA

    European lawmakers urge US Congress to preserve JCPOA

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    The leaders of France and Germany say they will deliver the same messages on trade and Iran's nuclear deal when they meet US President Donald Trump next week. 'Definitely, the measures the Islamic Republic will take and the reaction the global community will show will be very unpleasant for the Americans, ' the Iranian foreign minister said.
  • Israeli PM Netanyahu: At Least Six States Considering Moving Embassies to Jerusalem

    Israeli PM Netanyahu: At Least Six States Considering Moving Embassies to Jerusalem

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    As Israel celebrates 70 years of independence, Palestinians and Arab citizens of Israel are decrying what they view as the "catastrophe" that was the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948. Sputnik has looked through the milestones of Israel's history over seventy years. "Thank you, President Trump!" Since Trump's announcement, P.A. leader Mahmoud Abbas has publicly cursed Trump, saying he will not engage in any discussions with Israel in which the United States is a broker.
  • Canada natural disaster felt in SE Michigan

    Canada natural disaster felt in SE Michigan

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    That's right across the Detroit River from Grosse Ile. FOX 2 Detroit reports that the 8 p.m. quake was felt throughout southeast MI. It was recorded 5 km below the surface. Though earthquakes are seemingly rare for MI, it was just three years ago that MI experienced a 4.2 quake, the most powerful since 1947. Preliminary readings put the natural disaster at 3.6 on the Richter scale.
  • Loveland-area weather: Sunny, breezy; high in upper 50s

    Loveland-area weather: Sunny, breezy; high in upper 50s

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    Wind: E 5-10. Low: 39. Winds could gust as high as 16 miles per hour. Saturday night , there is a 20 percent chance of showers before 1 a.m., with a low of 44, according to the weather service. Cloudy, with a low around 51. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Tomorrow: Sunny to mostly sunny. Winds will finally die down overnight leading into a handsome Wednesday with high temperatures expected to reach close to 70 degrees.
  • Iraqi warplanes attack Islamic State positions in Syria

    Iraqi warplanes attack Islamic State positions in Syria

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    The announcement comes days after Haider al-Abadi, Iraq's prime minister, said his country would take action against ISIL if the fighters threatened Iraq's security. "Through government support and the support we have received from the worldwide community, the ministry has managed to overcome the crisis with minimal losses despite the difficulties we have faced in all phases of the crisis", Jaf said.
  • Justice Dept. sends Comey memos to Congress

    Justice Dept. sends Comey memos to Congress

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    Mr. McCabe's lawyer shot back that he had "documents that". Boyd added the Justice Department will provide Congress with two versions of the documents , an unclassified version with sensitive information redacted and a classified unredacted version which will be transmitted to available members of each committee via a secure channel Friday.
  • Chemical Attack Was Legally And Morally Justified - Theresa May

    Chemical Attack Was Legally And Morally Justified - Theresa May

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    US OPCW Ambassador Kenneth Ward stated at The Hague meeting that Russian Federation may have tampered with the site of the Douma chemical attack. Eight RAF jets took part in a joint operation with the U.S. "Wednesday is when we expect the arrival of the OPCW experts and Russian Federation is not preventing this in any way", Igor Kirillov said. Mr Ryabkov's remarks could indicate a possible attempt to bog down the team, even though both Russian Federation and the Syrian government have ...
  • Trump signs off on sending Comey memos to Congress

    Trump signs off on sending Comey memos to Congress

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    In a Senate hearing in June , Comey told Congress, "I knew there might come a day when I would need a record of what had happened, not just to defend myself, but to defend the Federal Bureau of Investigation and our integrity as an institution and the independence of our investigative function".
  • Pittsburgh readies riot gear for 'large scale protest' if Trump fires Mueller

    Pittsburgh readies riot gear for 'large scale protest' if Trump fires Mueller

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    The president reportedly told advisers after the meeting that he did not feel like it was the right time to fire either man. After months of negotiations over a possible bill to protect Mueller from getting fired by Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., said Tuesday that such legislation is "unnecessary".
  • Nikki Haley and Larry Kudlow in war of words on Russian Federation sanctions

    Nikki Haley and Larry Kudlow in war of words on Russian Federation sanctions

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    A Russian official said Wednesday that the country's response to recent USA sanctions would be "precise and painful", Reuters reported . Larry Kudlow , director of the National Economic Council, told reporters Tuesday that Haley "got ahead of the curve", adding, "There might have been some momentary confusion about that".
  • False alarm set off Syrian air defences- pro-Assad commander

    False alarm set off Syrian air defences- pro-Assad commander

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    Syrian state-run television has reported that the country's defenses have confronted a new "aggression", shooting down missiles over the central Homs region. Security sources in the Syrian city told the German news agency that members of the Fact-Finding Mission entered the town on Tuesday afternoon under the protection of the Russian military police.
  • Lance Armstrong Settles Massive $100 Million Lawsuit for Only $5 Million

    Lance Armstrong Settles Massive $100 Million Lawsuit for Only $5 Million

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    He also owns a pair of bicycle shops in Austin and WeDu, an endurance events company. But, I mean, Kendall is technically a Jenner right? Landis' lawsuit alleged that the team's doping constituted defrauding the federal government. The government chose to join the case after Armstrong's confession in 2013, and the Postal Service claimed it would not have sponsored the team if it had known Armstrong was doping.
  • Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe officially closes with over $15M in donations

    Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe officially closes with over $15M in donations

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    The while the page was started as a way of raising money for the families the president of the Broncos says that the massive total will be split between "Humboldt Broncos players, employees, families and volunteers as well as first responders and emergency services personnel, teams, athletes, related organizations and communities affected by the crash".
  • Starbucks CEO apologizes for unfair treatment of black men

    Starbucks CEO apologizes for unfair treatment of black men

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    In that video , a black man videos a white man coming out of the restroom, and the white man explains that he was allowed to use the restroom before buying anything. "We're days away from changing our whole entire situation, our lives, and you about to sit here telling me I can't do that?" Any training that involves explicitly telling people to get over their biases is especially likely to fail, said Seth Gershenson, an economist at American University who has also studied anti-bias ...
  • Trump says 5 locations are being considered for Kim Jong Un meeting

    Trump says 5 locations are being considered for Kim Jong Un meeting

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    And hopefully that will be a success, " Trump said Tuesday during a summit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. But Wednesday brought public disagreements, as Trump spurned his guest's top economic and trade priorities. But that prospect hung in the balance as Democrats lined up against him and questioned why they weren't briefed on the meeting.
  • Former NY mayor Rudolph Giuliani to join Donald Trump's legal team

    Former NY mayor Rudolph Giuliani to join Donald Trump's legal team

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    Giuliani will work with Trump's current attorneys, Jay Sekulow and Ty Cobb , the Washington Post reports . "He has been my friend for a long time and wants to get this matter quickly resolved for the good of the country". "It's too early for me to say that", Giuliani told the Washington Post . Less than two weeks ago, the US attorney's office in the Southern District raided the home and office of Michael Cohen , a longtime personal attorney for Trump.
  • Chemical Weapons Watchdog in Syria to Begin Probe on Wednesday

    Chemical Weapons Watchdog in Syria to Begin Probe on Wednesday

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    Activists on the ground in Syria said the attack killed more than 40 people and injured hundreds more sheltering from bombing in basements beneath the city. Nuseir, 25, said he ran from the shelter to a nearby clinic and fainted. Russian Federation has accused rebels of staging the attack with support from Britain, an allegation that Britain has strongly denied.
  • Swaziland king changes country's name

    Swaziland king changes country's name

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    The king has been on the throne since 1986, and holds nearly absolute power, including choosing his own prime minister. "We no longer shall be called Swaziland from today forward". Mswati III has used the new name in previous official speeches. With around 220,000 people - more than a quarter of the population - infected, Swaziland is the world's most HIV-afflicted country.
  • 2 sheriff's deputies killed in suspected ambush in Florida

    2 sheriff's deputies killed in suspected ambush in Florida

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    Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz identified the deputies as Sgt. Noel Ramirez, a seven-year veteran, and deputy Taylor Lindsey, who was 25. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi released a statement Thursday evening confirming the deaths of two Gilchrist County deputies.
  • Syrian air defences shoot down missiles over two air bases

    Syrian air defences shoot down missiles over two air bases

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    The U.N. security team entered Douma to assess the situation ahead of the planned visit by inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ) worldwide watchdog, said the sources, who had been briefed on the team's deployment.
  • France says Syria attack evidence 'highly likely' to 'disappear'

    France says Syria attack evidence 'highly likely' to 'disappear'

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    Syrian and Russian security officials have attributed the delay to "security issues" and insisted that roads still had to be de-mined and cleared before the investigators could access Douma. -led missile strikes on Syrian targets after it was seized on by the media. Both Damascus and its ally Russian Federation have denied using any such weapons.
  • Inspectors yet to reach alleged Syria chemical attack site

    Inspectors yet to reach alleged Syria chemical attack site

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    Dujarric told reporters at United Nations headquarters in NY that "there is still a lot of volatility in the area". Both Syrian and Russian officials have denied using chemical weapons on April 7, where at least 75 people were killed - many of which were children.