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Although President Trump , who appointed Mr. Pruitt, is not part of the great legacy of Republican presidents who cared about the environment, there is a fine record for many of them. Those emails also showed that Pruitt's staff grappled with the possibility the policy would complicate things for the chemicals industry, which submits reams of confidential data to EPA regulatory programs.
  • Karnataka assembly election 2018: A record 2407 in fray for polls

    Karnataka assembly election 2018: A record 2407 in fray for polls

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    Over 3,925 nominations had been filed for 224 assembly seats, the sources of authorities said. The scrutiny of nominations will take place tomorrow and the last date to withdraw nominations is April 27th. It is worth mentioning here that to woo this politically influential community which was expected to support B S Yeddyurappa (also a Lingayat leader) led BJP in the ensuing polls, the State Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in a surprising move, considered as a master stroke by many accepted the ...
  • Trump to nominate Pacific admiral as South Korea envoy

    Trump to nominate Pacific admiral as South Korea envoy

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    Last envoy John Berry left the role in 2016. During his own confirmation hearing to become secretary of state, the former Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo had promised to fill the role of U.S. Bishop downplayed the significance of the move which some have described as disrespectful, Xinhua said. Andrew Shearer, a senior policy adviser for the Centre for Strategic and International Studies, told the ABC's AM programme it would be "hard to escape a bit of a sense that ...
  • Last 2 Juveniles Accused Of Attacking, Carjacking Pregnant Teacher Arrested

    Last 2 Juveniles Accused Of Attacking, Carjacking Pregnant Teacher Arrested

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    The final suspect was arrested Tuesday, and will be charged as an adult. Police say a 14-year-old girl has also been charged as a juvenile and will remain unidentified. Two of the suspects left the scene in the teacher's black Kia Sportage. The teacher wasn't hurt but went to a hospital, since she's in the early stages of pregnancy, police said.
  • Proposed Bill Would Prohibit Teachers From Striking In Colorado

    Proposed Bill Would Prohibit Teachers From Striking In Colorado

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    The proposal comes amid protests by teachers across the country calling for better pay and more school funding. He says he proposed the bill after massive strikes in West Virginia and Oklahoma impacted thousands of schools. But on Tuesday, DPS said "due to significant anticipated teacher absences", it would cancel all classes Friday. Glass apologized for the "inconvenience" to families and reminded parents that April 26 is also "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day".
  • Guests arriving for state dinner at White House

    Guests arriving for state dinner at White House

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    Cabinet secretaries not in attendance included embattled Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt; Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who was recently under investigation by his department's inspector general regarding reassignment of senior executive staffers and his use of military and private aircraft; Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, who recently faced criticism for spending; and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who is a frequent subject of President Donald ...
  • February home prices soar 6.3 percent

    February home prices soar 6.3 percent

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    In the meantime, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller home price index report indicated that regional momentum in home price appreciation continues to be strong, with all 20 cities recording a rise in prices. US home prices jumped in February as buyers competed fiercely over a dwindling number of properties for sale. Competition is fierce, offer windows are short and tensions will inevitably run high for many buyers as the spring shopping season unfolds.
  • Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Q1 adjusted earnings Miss Estimates

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    The stock settled the final trade on $18.81. On Friday, 20, Shares of 22nd Century Group, Inc. In other words, EPS reveals how profitable a company is on a share owner basis. The stock has seen its SMA50 which is now 2.20%. The stock jumped above its 50-day moving average last week. The total dollar value of all 1.45 billion outstanding shares is 27.22 billion.
  • WikiLeaks moves away from Coinbase after suspension row

    WikiLeaks moves away from Coinbase after suspension row

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    Looking at the Terms of Service that Coinbase enforces for user accounts on its platform, the company has given itself the right to close accounts at its discretion, even if the note shown by Wikileaks' tweet says that the account was closed due to irregular activity that may be in violation of FinCen policies.
  • Foreign Minister, Defense Minister in Beijing to attend SCO Ministerial meetings

    Foreign Minister, Defense Minister in Beijing to attend SCO Ministerial meetings

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    Sources said that the summit is not the platform where the two leaders will discuss specific issues like the United Nations ban on Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group chief Masood Azhar and tick off one by one. "The two countries need more communication to enhance mutual trust and eliminate the possibility of another border crisis". China wants to retain its East Asian leadership role in the organisation, so it will not push for including states that it competes with for regional ...
  • Pakistan puts USA diplomat on black list

    Pakistan puts USA diplomat on black list

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    On April 7, USA diplomat, Colonel Joseph Emmanuel Hall hit a motorcyclist as he jumped the traffic signal at the intersection of Margalla Road and 7th Avenue in the federal capital. The hearing was adjourned for 10 days. Police responded forthwith on the scene of occurrence where the man inside the vehicle introduced himself to be Col.
  • Halliburton (HAL) Given a $62.00 Price Target at Jefferies Group

    Halliburton (HAL) Given a $62.00 Price Target at Jefferies Group

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    Boulegeris Investments Incorporated stated it has 1,307 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI) has risen 30.14% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 7th were issued a dividend of $0.18 per share. Citadel Limited Co reported 176,364 shares. (NASDAQ:FRPT) for 610,892 shares.
  • Yeddyurappa's son denied ticket; supporters go berserk

    Yeddyurappa's son denied ticket; supporters go berserk

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    In a surprise announcement, Yeddyurappa had yesterday said Vijayendra would not contest from Varuna constituency against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's son Yatindra. He questioned BJP's "moral grounds" for calling Congress a party of dynastic politics when Yeddyurappa's son B Y Raghavendra had been elected to parliament and the assembly in the past.
  • Supreme Court Could Reshape Texas Political Districts

    Supreme Court Could Reshape Texas Political Districts

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    Texas re-draws voting lines every 10 years based on Census population counts. In their pointed brief, those challenging the maps described the Legislature's 2013 adoption of the temporary maps as "a ruse", a "shellgame strategy" and a devious "smokescreen" meant to obscure lawmakers' discriminatory intentions behind the state's original 2011 map.
  • Govt approves seventh pay commission recommendations

    Govt approves seventh pay commission recommendations

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    The J&K employees would get their revised salaries from this month. He had earlier informed the state legislature that the state government meant to implement the 7th Pay Commissions recommendations during the 2018-2019 fiscal. Employees can draw their revised salary from the current month itself and the arrears accruing on account of implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations will be credited to their GP Fund account as has been the practice in the past.
  • European Parliament president backs Alfie Evans: He has 'all my support.'

    European Parliament president backs Alfie Evans: He has 'all my support.'

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    Tom and Kate, represented by attorney Paul Diamond of the Christian Legal Centre, will appear in the U.K. High Court at 3:30 p.m. local time for another hearing concerning Alfie's fate. Specialists say his brain has been "eroded". In a statement on its official website the Ministry says: "Ministers Alfano and Minniti have granted Italian citizenship to little Alfie".
  • Books open up our minds, says Mamata Banerjee on World Book Day

    Books open up our minds, says Mamata Banerjee on World Book Day

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    This annual ritual was first organised in 1995 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO ) as a symbolic date for world literature. In the United Kingdom, the day is recognized on the first Thursday in March. (Yes, it's the 23rd on the 23rd.) Why April 23? This year, UNESCO has commemorated the day to 70th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights which includes freedom of expression and right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress.
  • Rob Portman confident Mike Pompeo committed to diplomacy over force

    Rob Portman confident Mike Pompeo committed to diplomacy over force

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    Sen. Rand Paul is catching flak from his base over his decision to support Mike Pompeo for secretary of state despite repeated assertions that he would not, the Washington Examiner reports. Mr. Pompeo faced the prospects of an unfavorable vote by the Committee until the last minute, when Republican Rand Paul withdrew his objection and voted 'yes.' All 11 Republican members voted for Mr.
  • Murder of Hamas member in Malaysia grabs global attention

    Murder of Hamas member in Malaysia grabs global attention

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    The sketches distributed to all police stations and border patrols nationwide showed bearded, light-skinned men of European or Middle Eastern heritage, investigators said. "He was an electrical engineer and expert in power and electronics". In December 2016, Hamas-linked drone expert Mohammed Zawahri was shot dead in southern Tunisia.
  • Facebook removed 1.9M bits of terror content in Q1

    Facebook removed 1.9M bits of terror content in Q1

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    An worldwide daily spoke to the Monika Bickert, head of global policy management at Facebook and she said, "These are issues in the real world". The company said in a press release Monday that it removed or added a content warning to 1.9 million pieces of "ISIS and al-Qaeda" content in January through March - twice the amount it removed in the previous three months.
  • Bradley Ylitalo's Scouting Notebook: Final NFL Mock Draft

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    Should six quarterbacks go in the first round, as many suspect, it would tie the '83 standard when Elway, Todd Blackledge, Jim Kelly, Tony Eason, Ken O'Brien and Dan Marino were selected. GMs of other teams must be prepared for a blockbuster trade like this to go down, because if they aren't, they could find themselves without a plan when they are on the clock.
  • Waffle House Shooter's Guns Were Seized But Then Returned

    Waffle House Shooter's Guns Were Seized But Then Returned

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    Authorities say they have arrested a man suspected of storming a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville and fatally shooting four people with an assault rifle. Police said that Reinking visited a vehicle dealership in the Nashville suburb of Brentwood last week and somehow obtained a key fob for a 2018 BMW X6 without providing identification.
  • G7 Will Not Consider Any More Sanctions on Russia

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    The Western countries blame Assad for the attack that killed dozens of people. This April 8, 2018, image shows a rescue worker carrying a child following an alleged chemical weapons attack in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus, Syria .
  • Holocaust survivor: Corbyn must act on anti-Semitism

    Holocaust survivor: Corbyn must act on anti-Semitism

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    There have been protests and criticism from Labour MPs and worldwide condemnation over the way the he has dealt with hostility to Jews. Susan Pollack, a Holocaust survivor who took part in the march against anti-Semitism earlier this month, says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn must act on the issue.
  • 50 years prison sentence given in fajita theft case

    50 years prison sentence given in fajita theft case

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    The Cameron County District Attorney's Office Special Investigations Unit arrested Escamilla previous year after a driver from Labatt Food Service in Harlingen called the detention center's kitchen to let employees know their 800-pound delivery of fajitas arrived.
  • Gangster Balraj Bhatti killed in encounter, claims Hry Police

    Gangster Balraj Bhatti killed in encounter, claims Hry Police

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    As he fired at the cops, the police retaliated. Addressing media persons, IG, UP STF, Amitabh Yash confirmed the encounter and revealed that the gangster Balraj Bhati was carrying one carbine and a 9 mm pistol. As per sources, Bhati reportedly arrived in Noida in a vehicle with two of his accomplices. Leaving the auto at the spot, the gangsters started running but the STF officers nabbed Bhati and shot him dead near a Bikanerwala sweet.
  • Sonam Kapoor and family attend Saudamini Mattu's wedding reception

    Sonam Kapoor and family attend Saudamini Mattu's wedding reception

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    In regards to Sonam-Anand's sangeet ceremony, a daily quoted a source saying that rehearsals have kicked off at Anil Kapoor's Juhu bungalow. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in white floral print attire looks stunning whereas Shweta Nanda's classy look at the reception is praiseworthy.
  • One Army jawan injured in encounter with security forces

    One Army jawan injured in encounter with security forces

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    He said a gun battle broke out between militants and the security forces when the ultras opened fire. A joint operation was started by the Rashtriya Rifles (RR), state police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Lam forest area of Tral following information about the presence of militants there.
  • Gas prices on the rise, a trend likely to continue

    Gas prices on the rise, a trend likely to continue

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    The national average has also increased by about 3.4 cents, ringing in at $2.75/g. Head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy Patrick DeHaan says oil prices continue to climb to new multi-year highs and are expected to stay on an upward trend in the coming weeks.
  • PM Modi Begins Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan from MP

    PM Modi Begins Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan from MP

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    Modi also unveiled the roadmap for the development of tribal areas in the state in the next five years. The scheme seeks to strengthen the country's Panchayati Raj system and address critical gaps that hinder its success. Around 3pm the Prime Minister will fly back to Jabalpur. Ramnagar is situated on the banks the Narmada river. According to an official, tight security arrangements for PM Modi's Ramnagar's visits are being made.
  • Ranbir Kapoor's transformation as Sanjay Dutt in 'Sanju' is mind-blowing

    Ranbir Kapoor's transformation as Sanjay Dutt in 'Sanju' is mind-blowing

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    The teaser is dynamic and starts with Ranbir walking out of Yerwada Central Jail in Pune where Sanjay Dutt carried out his sentence for being convicted under TADA. The film has been produced by Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films in association with Fox Star Studios. Till now, Rajkumar Hirani has not revealed the title for the upcoming biopic.
  • China to push membership preference for annual Eurasia summit

    China to push membership preference for annual Eurasia summit

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    Modi will visit China on April 27-28. The sudden announcement of this kind of an unprecedented meeting between the leaders of these two countries was announced after a trip by Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to China to meet with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.
  • Sonam Kapoor Tweets About 'Freaking Hilarious' Gossip About Her But Doesn't Elaborate

    Sonam Kapoor Tweets About 'Freaking Hilarious' Gossip About Her But Doesn't Elaborate

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    The wedding season is on in full swing. Well at the time of shooting of their debut film Saanwariya together in 2007 many media news came up as in favor of the relationship between Sonam and Ranbir Kapoor. Workwise, Sonam Kapoor , last seen in PadMan, is now gearing up for the release of her next film, Veere Di Wedding , scheduled for June 1. "They will perform on her hit songs like the Veere...
  • Russia: We told USA where they could not bomb By

    Russia: We told USA where they could not bomb By

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    Haaretz said Monday that Israel has "numerous times" prevailed upon Russian Federation to cancel such plans, citing efforts by current President Reuven Rivlin, former President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. "One of the things we are concerned about now is the (deal) and where that is headed", British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on the sidelines of the G7 meeting.
  • Russian-Israeli Dispute Erupts over Delivery of S-300 System to Syria

    Russian-Israeli Dispute Erupts over Delivery of S-300 System to Syria

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    Russian Federation denies any involvement in the nerve attack on British soil in March. He said he thought it was now likely that Russian Federation would supply Syria with the S-300 system, although it was unclear which of the several versions, with significantly differing capabilities, Syria would receive.
  • Senate confirmation hearing for Trump's VA nominee delayed

    Senate confirmation hearing for Trump's VA nominee delayed

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    Such cabinet-level vets complement but are more thorough than a typical pre-existing security clearance, and can uncover conflicts, misdeeds or other disqualifying information. Senators were vague on Monday night about their reasons for delaying Jackson's confirmation hearing. "I can tell you we're vetting out Jackson", said Sen.
  • An album of unreleased Prince music is arriving this year

    An album of unreleased Prince music is arriving this year

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    Prince was always incredibly protective of his music, keeping a large portion of it locked up in his infamous "vault" . Last week, Prince's estate released a never-before-heard version of " Nothing Compares 2 U ", timed to the second anniversary of his death .
  • Trump has reportedly halted new sanctions against Russian Federation

    Trump has reportedly halted new sanctions against Russian Federation

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    Administration officials, noting the USA has imposed previous sanctions on Russian Federation over its cyber activity during the 2016 presidential election, insisted a decision hasn't been made on more penalties over chemical weapons. "It's clear that in situations like this she is prepared to defend herself - and publicly, if necessary", said John Negroponte, a former USA ambassador to the United Nations under President George W.
  • Stephen Colbert Explains Donald Trump Tweets Brown-Nosing Michael Cohen, Blasting NYT

    Stephen Colbert Explains Donald Trump Tweets Brown-Nosing Michael Cohen, Blasting NYT

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    Sanders expanded that idea during her afternoon briefing, describing a future pardon decision as impacting a hypothetical situation. that may or may not ever happen'. CNN's Brian Stelter called out President TrumpDonald John TrumpGingrich: Trump "mishandled" Rosenstein memo on Comey Trump to gift Macron framed upholstery: report Former presidents, first ladies come together to honor Barbara Bush MORE on Sunday for a recent tweet criticizing The New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman ...
  • Former President George HW Bush Hospitalized In Houston

    Former President George HW Bush Hospitalized In Houston

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    Spokesman Jim McGrath says the 93-year-old Bush is "responding to treatments and appears to be recovering". "President Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital yesterday morning after contracting an infection that spread to his blood", a statement read.