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The National Rifle Association filed a lawsuit Friday against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state's financial regulatory bureau for what it labeled a "blacklisting campaign" aimed at the gun advocacy group. "I am proud of my "F" rating from the NRA, and I will continue to do everything I can to keep New Yorkers safe". The NRA further maintains that a press release issued the same day by Cuomo includes a statement from Vullo urging insurance companies and banks to discontinue their ...
  • Trump has asked Arab allies to pay for security, says Iran

    Trump has asked Arab allies to pay for security, says Iran

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    Khamenei warned that any Iranian concessions to the USA would inevitably lead to the American government demanding more. And he added, "I don't trust these three countries", Britain, France and Germany. Khamenei, the highest authority in Iran, reluctantly gave his backing for the Iran nuclear deal and has publicly criticized the USA multiple times for not following through on its promises under the agreement.
  • Notre Dame students travel to Trump rally in Elkhart

    Notre Dame students travel to Trump rally in Elkhart

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    Embracing the role of party leader, President Donald Trump issued a stern warning Thursday that Democrats would disrupt the economic progress of his administration as he implored fellow Republicans to mobilize behind a slate of IN candidates.
  • Red Bull not ruling out team orders

    Red Bull not ruling out team orders

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    Ricciardo crashed in first practice , but recovered in the second session to end the day just 0.133s off the pace set by Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes . Verstappen was pretty happy with how the auto handled, too. "We've seen quite a few cars going off there". You don't have to talk about it any more'.
  • President Trump to meet with major automakers on Friday

    President Trump to meet with major automakers on Friday

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    Other companies represented include Honda, Nissan, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, VW and more. Nonetheless, the state must be invited to the negotiating table as the administration moves forward with its plan to relax the fuel economy rules, Mr.
  • Jerry Brown has an enviable budget surplus - he wants to save it

    Jerry Brown has an enviable budget surplus - he wants to save it

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    What that translates to is, saving more and spending less on programs that come with ongoing costs. Homelessness ($359 million) - The state will assist local governments to immediately address homelessness across the state, bridging the gap until new funding flows from new housing measures signed by Governor Brown a year ago.
  • Drone Gives Bird's Eye View of Montana Flooding

    Drone Gives Bird's Eye View of Montana Flooding

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    The Clark Fork River at Missoula now sits at just over 13 feet. The river has already surpassed the 11 feet flood stage, and is expected to reach 12 feet by Saturday. Authorities moved others staying at the encampment and were looking to place them in shelters, the station reported. "The massive snowpack we've built over this winter is melting out, and we've got rain coming in, so all that's combining to create this event we haven't seen in 40 years", said Ray Nickless, a hydrologist with ...
  • Woman who repeatedly ran over cheating husband freed from prison

    Woman who repeatedly ran over cheating husband freed from prison

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    As her husband lay on the ground, Harris drove the auto around the parking lot several times, running over David Harris three times. Lawyers for Harris had argued she acted out of sudden passion. Instead they caught the murder of David Harris as he was run over multiple times by his wife Clara Harris. "It's going to be a not necessarily difficult transition, but it's going to be hard for her", Harris' former defense attorney George Parnham told NewsFix.
  • Tigers, Mariners rained out, will play doubleheader on Saturday

    Tigers, Mariners rained out, will play doubleheader on Saturday

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    Seattle is now 21-15 overall and 13-7 on the road. The Seattle Mariners knocked off Toronto 9-3 on Thursday behind outstanding work on the mound and the long ball at the plate. Pete Kozma was the only Tiger to go deep in the game. Jeimer Candelario has helped lead the Tigers' offense this year with five home runs, 16 RBIs and 21 runs scored.
  • AT&T CEO admits 'big mistake' in hiring Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

    AT&T CEO admits 'big mistake' in hiring Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

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    She also said she was not aware of any actions taken by the Trump administration to benefit the companies which made payments to Cohen. "What did the president believe he was giving to the companies in exchange for the payments?" Avenatti went on to note that he has offered multiple times to appear on Fox News host Sean Hannity's show - but so far, no invitation.
  • Donald Glover Is Staying Away From 'This Is America' Critics

    Donald Glover Is Staying Away From 'This Is America' Critics

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    Real name Donald Glover , Childish Gambino surprise released This Is America last Saturday (May 5) along with its powerful viral music video reflecting on gun violence, which has already garnered over 70 million views. "This is very important and I want everybody to know that this video was probably, for its time period, the equivalent to what Childish Gambino just did".
  • Dilip's views on Pujara & Afghan Test

    Dilip's views on Pujara & Afghan Test

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    I think a Test match is a Test match. While Vengsarkar lamented the match against the Afghans, he also lauded the decisions made by Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara to play county cricket ahead of the tour. So, it is a good thing. If you see the last tour against South Africa, you hardly got any match in the lead-up to the first Test. Vengsarkar, who scored three back-to-back hundreds at the Lord's in three different tours (1979, 1982 and 1986), believes India's victory in England ...
  • She Was Forced to Marry. He Raped Her, So She Killed Him

    She Was Forced to Marry. He Raped Her, So She Killed Him

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    The judge announced the death penalty in Omdurman on Thursday to the 19-year-old Noura Hussein , CNN news reported. A teen bride in Sudan has been sentenced to hang for stabbing the man she was forced to marry - after he raped her while his cousins held her down.
  • Cornell student strips during thesis after professor questions her 'short shorts'

    Cornell student strips during thesis after professor questions her 'short shorts'

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    Several audience members joined Chai in stripping down for her formal thesis performance . "The only question that this has led me to ask is how much longer we need to put up with this nonsense?" I am more than Letitia Chai . Cornell University student Letitia Chai protested something her professor said about her appearance by wearing nothing but a bra and underwear during a presentation of her college scholar senior thesis on campus.
  • Are Cagey Traders Interested in Shares of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)?

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    Coastline Trust owns 25,355 shares. Riverpark Advsrs Ltd Liability Com holds 0.87% of its capital in Facebook , Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Staley Advisers Inc accumulated 4,303 shs. First Trust Advisors Lp who had been investing in Facebook Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $528.73 billion market cap company.
  • United States offers to help N. Korea's economy if it 'quickly' denuclearizes

    United States offers to help N. Korea's economy if it 'quickly' denuclearizes

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    Pompeo said he had "substantive" conversations with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his visit ahead of a highly anticipated planned summit between President Trump and Kim. "We had good conversations about the histories of our two nations", he added. "We talked about the fact that America has often in history had adversaries that we are now close partners with".
  • Congress trying to win Karnataka by hook or crook: Amit Shah

    Congress trying to win Karnataka by hook or crook: Amit Shah

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    The BJP will win an absolute majority. The party also had Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati appealing to Karnataka's electorate to dismiss both the Congress and BJP in BSP-JD-S rallies held in Bidar and Bengaluru . Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah during a roadshow ahead of Karnataka elections, in Chamundeshwari on Thursday. "The people of Karnataka know why this happened".
  • CAUGHT ON CAM: Officer suspended after manhandling woman

    CAUGHT ON CAM: Officer suspended after manhandling woman

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    She says she does not, and he explains that she swerved into the other lane when making a turn. The video shows Campbell screaming loudly as Legg continued to manhandle her. In it you can see the incident go from a run-of-the-mill traffic stop, to one that ended with six officers trying to restrain a woman. That officer reached into the vehicle to open the door and repeatedly told her to step out of the auto.
  • Gujarat HC upholds life term for 14 accused

    Gujarat HC upholds life term for 14 accused

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    Acting on a set of appeals filed against the trial court's order, a High Court Bench of Justices Akil Kureshi and B. N. Karia upheld the life sentence of 14 convicts, as well as the seven-year jail terms given to five others. Four have been acquitted with one, Samit Patel, being acquitted just last month. Seeking relief from the SIT court ruling, those held guilty approached the Gujarat High Court.
  • Ex-NY Assembly Speaker found guilty in corruption retrial

    Ex-NY Assembly Speaker found guilty in corruption retrial

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    Prosecutors said Silver illegally earned $4 million from a cancer researcher and real estate developers who benefited from his clout in state government. He must now be resentenced. Silver collected almost $4 million in bribes and kickbacks that he disguised as legal fees from law practice in exchange for his influence in Albany, prosecutors said.
  • It's not easy to say goodbye, says Wenger as Arsenal exit looms

    It's not easy to say goodbye, says Wenger as Arsenal exit looms

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    Arsenal will be without the suspended Konstantinos Mavropanos for Arsene Wenger's final game as manager when the Gunners travel to Huddersfield on the last day of the Premier League season. "There's a contrast there because if you look at the audiences of the Champions League it is not fantastic". "But I would say personally, from 2006 to 2015 was certainly the period where I needed to be the strongest and did the best job".
  • FUL: Dept erred in granting Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

    FUL: Dept erred in granting Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

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    THE Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, is today expected to hear evidence on whether Grace Mugabe , former Zimbabwean first lady, should be arrested and charged with aggravated assault if she set foot in South Africa again. Gabriella was accompanied by her mother Debbie Engels, who said she was optimistic that justice would prevail. "I'm happy that the ball has started rolling and we have a good legal team that is backing us, so we are optimistic that things will go well", she said.
  • Goa BJP differs with Modi, Shah assurance on Mhadei dispute

    Goa BJP differs with Modi, Shah assurance on Mhadei dispute

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    The BJP is sending out its top leaders to hold mega road shows across Karnataka on the last day of campaigning for Karnataka Election 2018. Tirupati Urban Superintendent of Police Abhishek Mohanty told PTI that they were investigating the incident.
  • White House aide mocked a 'dying' Sen. John McCain

    White House aide mocked a 'dying' Sen. John McCain

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    If confirmed, she would be the first woman to serve as head of the agency. " I absolutely would not permit it ", our radar went to Red Alert. "I never watched the tapes, but I understood that our officers" faces were on them and it was very risky, ' she said.
  • Policeman injured in central Kashmir attack succumbs

    Policeman injured in central Kashmir attack succumbs

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    A constable of the Jammu and Kashmir police was killed when militants attacked a guard post in Badgam district on Friday, official source said. The militants asked Ahmad to take them towards the guard post. The Army opened fire resulting in the injuries of a youth who has been identified as Adil Farooq Mir, a resident of Galwnpora Safdan. "The claim in Arabic roughly reads in English: "(Islamic State claims) killing of an element of Indian Police by the soldiers of Khilafah in the area of ...
  • Oldest living veteran turns 112

    Oldest living veteran turns 112

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    I hope I live another five years". Overton now enjoying cigars and whiskey at his home. "I want a million dollars if you're going to give it to me", he said Thursday from the front porch of his East Austin home. To help with this expense, his family created a GoFundMe page for Overton that has raised more than $230,000 of its $400,000 goal. Just a year ago, his house was upgraded with central air conditioning, the Dallas News reported.
  • Flood water traps people in their homes in the Grand Forks area

    Flood water traps people in their homes in the Grand Forks area

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    Elsewhere, the ministry says they have crews monitoring or working at more than 40 sites of "varying difficulty" in the Thompson Nicola District. In Grand Forks, emergency evacuation services have been set up at the Grand Forks Curling Club at 7230 21st Street.
  • Pretium Resources (PVG) Rating Setd by Scotiabank

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    Stansberry Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Pretium Resources in the fourth quarter valued at about $7,158,000. Natl Bank Of Montreal Can holds 6.07 million shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P owns 293,903 shs. Essex Investment Mgmt owns 75,168 shs for 0.11% of their capital. More recent Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P.
  • Allegations of Eric Schneiderman abuse went to Trump, attorney says

    Allegations of Eric Schneiderman abuse went to Trump, attorney says

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    NY lawyer Peter Gleason revealed his contacts with Trump about Schneiderman in a letter to Judge Kimba Wood seeking that files concerning him remain sealed. Is he a crook? "Wait and see, worse than Spitzer or Weiner", Trump tweeted. At the time, Schneiderman was investigating Trump's defunct real-estate-education venture, Trump University, and Trump was hammering Schneiderman in the press and on Twitter over the inquiry.
  • Oceanographers record largest-ever wave in southern hemisphere off New Zealand coast

    Oceanographers record largest-ever wave in southern hemisphere off New Zealand coast

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    The area is known for big storm activity, but waves had been previously hard to measure. Once every three hours, this wave measurement tool runs for 20 minutes and sends information via satellite. However, exact wave heights are hard to keep record of as the World Meteorological Organization does not hold numbers on individual wave heights but rather the average of swells, wave movements in the ocean.
  • Republican voters rule primary

    Republican voters rule primary

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    He doubts many Democrats will vote in the GOP primary, but the Republican race for U.S. Senate presents a real choice between tea party candidate Corey Stewart and traditional conservative Delegate Nick Freitas. Democrat voters will choose between Paul Walker, an English professor at Murray State University, and Alonzo Pennington, a musician from Princeton. President Donald Trump won the state by about 20 percentage points in 2016.
  • Malacanang congratulates 'old friend' Malaysia PM Mahathir on return to power

    Malacanang congratulates 'old friend' Malaysia PM Mahathir on return to power

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    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has "sincerely" congratulated Mahathir Mohamad on his election as Malaysia's seventh prime minister . Singapore, May 11 Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong today said the historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to be held in his country is a significant step on the path to peace.
  • Congress moves Election Commission over bribery video involving Karnataka BJP leader

    Congress moves Election Commission over bribery video involving Karnataka BJP leader

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    Campaigning for the high-stakes Karnataka assembly election came to a close today evening, with main players Congress and the BJP fielding their big guns for a final round of wooing voters before the state goes to polls on May 12 . The BJP and JD (S) had 40 seats each, Karnataka Jantha Paksha 6, Badavara Shramikara Raitra 4, Karnataka Makkala Paksha, Samajwadi Party, Sarvodaya Karnataka Paksha (one each) and Independents 9.
  • The PM and aspiring PM 'face-to-face' in Karnataka

    The PM and aspiring PM 'face-to-face' in Karnataka

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    He said that Modi also made "false and superficial statements" regarding former Indian Army chiefs General K.M. Cariappa and General K.S. Thimayya - both Kannadigas - which proved his "lack of grasp of history" and "incapacity of his army of researchers to feed him correct information".
  • Theresa May Splits Cabinet To Seek Brexit Solution

    Theresa May Splits Cabinet To Seek Brexit Solution

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    One will consider the Brexiteers' favoured "maximum facilitation" - or " max fac " - solution, based on the use of technology to minimise the need for customs checks once the United Kingdom is outside the EU. It also found that even in a "best-case scenario", in which the Government agreed tariff-free, frictionless trade imports on food and drink, worldwide rules would oblige the United Kingdom to conduct more customs and borders checks.
  • Duke of Edinburgh appears ready for royal wedding after hip surgery

    Duke of Edinburgh appears ready for royal wedding after hip surgery

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    Royal watchers say the date of the wedding, May 19, was timetabled at least in part so that the Queen could attend the show without it clashing with the big day. At the show, he was pictured watching the action through a set of binoculars as the Queen walked around the event to soak up the atmosphere, wearing a pair of sunglasses and bonnet.
  • Billboard Warns Liberals To Get 'Guns If You Try To Impeach' Trump

    Billboard Warns Liberals To Get 'Guns If You Try To Impeach' Trump

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    Now the Calvert County Sheriff's Office has been flooded with phone calls - some people complaining about the sign. Authorities determined the man responsible for the message hadn't broken any laws, but he agreed to take down the sign anyway and said it would be gone as early as this Thursday, the sheriff told WTOP .
  • Kerala creates history! First transgender couple ties knot with everyone's consent

    Kerala creates history! First transgender couple ties knot with everyone's consent

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    The transgender couple tied the knot at the Mannam club in Thiruvananthapuram. The two got married under the Special Marrige Act. She added, "Things are slowly changing and we have started getting some acceptance in the society". There are over 35,000 transgenders in Kerala, the Hindustan Times reported quoting figures from the transgender board. We are not anxious about criticism from certain quarters against our marriage.
  • Kelly says Trump is 'somewhat embarrassed' by Russian Federation probe

    Kelly says Trump is 'somewhat embarrassed' by Russian Federation probe

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    Trump campaigned on stopping illegal immigration in part by promising to build a wall along the border between the USA and Mexico. "Something that has gone on this long without any real meat on the bone, it suggests to me that there is nothing there, relative to our President", Kelly said when asked whether he agrees with Trump that the Russian Federation investigation is a " witch hunt ".
  • Hot For Mother's Day Weekend

    Hot For Mother's Day Weekend

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    WARMING WEEKEND OUTLOOK: A ridge of high pressure slowly tries to build into the region for the weekend, helping to boost temperatures for the first half of the weekend. We should start with upper 60s at daybreak, then rise to a muggy 90 degrees sometime in the early afternoon. NEXT WEEK: Monday brings partly sunny skies.
  • Mc Sharry clashes with HSE boss at Oireachtas Health committee

    Mc Sharry clashes with HSE boss at Oireachtas Health committee

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    John Connaghan, who is the deputy director general and chief operating officer of the HSE since last August, will temporarily replace Mr O'Brien, who stepped down from his role on Thursday. On Thursday, another woman impacted by the false negatives issue - 37-year-old Emma Mhic Mhathuna from Co Kerry - revealed that she had now been diagnosed with terminal cancer - five years after being told her smear tests were normal.