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World News Senators block Yemen war powers resolution
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Senators voted 55-44 to table the resolution, effectively killing it, according to The New York Times. US President Donald Trump delivers remarks as he welcomes Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington , US March 20, 2018.

World News School safety commission to meet 'very soon,' DeVos says
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The commission has a "very keen sense of urgency", DeVos said, but she wouldn't give a timeline on when it would wrap its work and make any recommendations. "Federal law must be followed when federal money is involved", DeVos said. DeVos is now reviewing that guidance, and civil rights group fear she intends to rescind it.

World News Woman posts Facebook warning after recording stranger following her
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She turns down his advances but he laughs it off. In a Facebook post with a video, Ms Smalley wrote she's been "whistled at, catcalled, had cars full of men honking" at her but has never been "followed deliberately". When the conversation got more uncomfortable Bruner said she walked back around the park, avoiding her vehicle or any isolated areas - but when she got to a slight unpopulated part of the park he popped back out.

World News United States and South Korea set date for postponed Foal Eagle military drills
Author: 0 United States and South Korea set date for postponed Foal Eagle military drills

Against this backdrop, rumors were spreading that this year, the joint exercises of South Korea and the United States would be limited so as not to break the diplomatic process with the North. But the joint US-South Korea drills often infuriate North Korea, which often conducts weapons tests in protest. The entire communication regarding the military details of US-North Korea is being conducted via yellow sea district hotline.

World News Minn. officer charged with murder in Justine Damond case
Author: 0 Minn. officer charged with murder in Justine Damond case

He then heard a noise that sounded like a "lightbulb dropping on the floor", Freeman said. In December, Ms Damond's father John Ruszczyk aired his family's concerns into the investigation of his daughter's shooting. Ms. Hodges, who faced criticism for her handling of police shootings, was defeated for re-election in November and left office in January. She had been out of town at the time of the shooting and was criticized for not returning quickly enough.

World News FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Late Saturday night into Sunday
Author: 0 FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Late Saturday night into Sunday

New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. A few clouds along with some patchy valley fog can be expected during the morning, then by the afternoon, it should be a nice, spring like day with mostly to partly sunny skies and temperatures in the 40's to low 50's.

World News Ben Carson Blames Purchase of $31000 Office Dining Set on His Wife
Author: 0 Ben Carson Blames Purchase of $31000 Office Dining Set on His Wife

A spokesman for HUD initially said Carson had nothing to do with the purchase of the furniture, despite emails obtained by the nonprofit watchdog American Oversight claiming Carson and his wife made the selection . The next thing that I quite frankly heard about it was this $31,000 table had been bought. Carson told the panel that if it were up to him, "my office would probably look like a hospital waiting room".

World News Egyptian court suspends Uber and Careem licenses
Author: 0 Egyptian court suspends Uber and Careem licenses

Uber officials in Egypt weren't immediately available for comment. Taxi drivers had complained that the drivers for both services did not need to pay the hefty fees to operate transportation vehicles. Late previous year, Egypt's cabinet approved a transportation bill allowing and regulating the operations of the two ride-hailing companies. Last October, Uber announced it would make investments of $20 million over the next five years on its support centre in Cairo.

World News Paul Ryan has 'assurances' that Trump won't fire Mueller
Author: 0 Paul Ryan has 'assurances' that Trump won't fire Mueller

Trump tweeted on Sunday. Trump launched a Twitter tirade against Special Counsel Robert Mueller , saying his team of investigators are full of hardened Democrats who were biased against him. McCabe's lawyer, Michael Bromwich, offered a scathing response to the attacks on his client, saying on Twitter, "We will not be responding to each childish, defamatory, disgusting & false tweet by the President".

World News Obama congratulates Putin for election
Author: 0 Obama congratulates Putin for election "win"

The phone call came days after the Trump administration slapped new sanctions on Russian Federation for its efforts to meddle in the 2016 presidential election. The president blasted Democrats over the state and local governments that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities. In addition, the two presidents expressed satisfaction with the apparent easing of tensions over North Korea's weapons program, according to the Kremlin.

World News Trump congratulated Putin, considered summit
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Mr. Trump said they will likely get together in the not-too distant future to discuss the arms race, which Mr. Trump said is getting out of control. Outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said it's "almost beyond comprehension" why a state actor would deploy such a unsafe substance in a public place in a foreign country where others could be exposed.

World News Getting Nasty: Cuomo Supporter Calls Gubernatorial Candidate Cynthia Nixon An 'Unqualified Lesbian'
Author: 0 Getting Nasty: Cuomo Supporter Calls Gubernatorial Candidate Cynthia Nixon An 'Unqualified Lesbian'

Nixon said she voted for Cuomo eight years ago in hopes of his being a "real Democrat" but that "New York's eight years under the Cuomo administration have been an exercise in living with disappointment, dysfunction, and dishonesty ". "My point was to draw a similarity between the two of us and to draw a clear contrast as it relates to her being completely unqualified to be the governor of the state of NY", she said.

World News Met Office issues ice warning for West Berkshire
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Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces are expected. Anyone who needs to use it, or knows of someone who may need to use it, can call 01636 650000 for more information. Wales faces another chilly blast of cold weather over the weekend, with the threat of gales and heavy snow. Raleigh and points south should not expect to see snow accumulate, WRAL meteorologist Aimee Wilmoth said.

World News Will not compromise with those trying to divide the society: Nitish Kumar
Author: 0 Will not compromise with those trying to divide the society: Nitish Kumar

I'm for complete communal and social peace... The Yuva Sammelan , organised as part of a "strength-show" exercise by Ashok Choudhary , was presided over by former JNU Students' Union president and MLC Tanvir Akhtar . "Recently, a communal clash erupted in Bhagalpur after a procession was taken out without permission and the action we took is for everybody to see", Mr Kumar said , referring to a police case in which Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey's son Arijit Shaswat has been named ...

World News 19 containers drown as ships collide in Karachi
Author: 0 19 containers drown as ships collide in Karachi

Large container ships HAMBURG BAY and TOLTEN collided at Karachi Harbor in the morning Mar 19, details yet unknown, but judging from tracks, collision happened when TOLTEN was maneuvering on arrival. Maritime security vessels were arriving on scene to assess damage and respond to the casualty, according to local reports . During the first six months of the current fiscal, the port handled 484 containers ships, 125 bulk cargo vessels, 172 general cargo ships and 285 oil tankers.

World News China says resolutely opposed to new U.S. law on ties with Taiwan
Author: 0 China says resolutely opposed to new U.S. law on ties with Taiwan

A senior USA official will head to Taiwan for what State Department officials say is to "reaffirm long-standing US policy toward and support for Taiwan". China reacted angrily to the bill. Foreign ministry spokesman Andrew Lee said Tuesday that Taiwan will continue to play an important role in regional peace and won't be affected by interference from Beijing .

World News Xi Jinping, Putin congratulate each other on 'election victories'
Author: 0 Xi Jinping, Putin congratulate each other on 'election victories'

Relations between the two countries instead have remained tense amid the allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the investigations of whether there was collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia . "The two leaders spoke out in favor of developing practical cooperation in various areas, including in ensuring strategic stability and combating worldwide terrorism".

World News N Chandrababu Naidu tells MPs to ramp up stir for special status
Author: 0 N Chandrababu Naidu tells MPs to ramp up stir for special status

Addressing Assembly budget session on Tuesday, he questioned why the Central Government was going back on its earlier assurance on special status to AP though the TDP entered in to an alliance with the BJP from the beginning. "We should protest like Japan by moving ahead on the path of development", he added. "Had the Centre co-operated with us and fulfilled the promises made at the time of bifurcation, we would have achieved more growth", Naidu said.

World News Supreme Court to hear arguments about California abortion law
Author: 0 Supreme Court to hear arguments about California abortion law

The case, National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra , challenges a 2015 California law that forces pro-life pregnancy centers to advertise abortions. The justices may be interested in asking California if there are specific examples of this sort of deception. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals said the state has a substantial interest in "ensuring that its citizens have access to and adequate information about constitutionally protected medical services like abortion".

World News Engineer killed in Red Arrows plane crash at RAF base
Author: 0 Engineer killed in Red Arrows plane crash at RAF base

The plane crashed at the air base in North Wales and photos purporting to be of the scene showed a large cloud of smoke exploding from the ground, reaching dozens of metres high. A spokesman said they sent an emergency ambulance to the scene and Wales Air Ambulance was also in attendance. "We are investigating.", the RAF said in a statement.

World News 'Loch Ness-type' sea creature found dead and decomposing on beach
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He said there have been examples of some basking sharks, almost 10 metres in length, washing up in such a way that they look as if they have a long neck and small head, in a similar way to a prehistoric creature. The wonderful discovery was made on Wolf Island Beach in Georgia, US. An article on News.com.au from two days ago shared other explanations about what the unusual dead sea creature could be , adding that the carcass, with a "long neck and two fins", only measures about five to six ...

World News Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Says Fox News Hasn't Requested An Interview With Him
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Says Fox News Hasn't Requested An Interview With Him

I have never texted her. But Trump, who has denied the affair, is now seeking $20 million in damages from Daniels, accusing her of violating the agreement 20 times. "Long before Mr. Trump announced his candidacy for the presidency, Ms. Clifford passed a lie detector test confirming her relationship with Mr. Trump", Avenatti said in a statement.

World News Pawan and Jagan are puppets of BJP : CBN
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Chandrababu Naidu has once again spit fire on YSR Congress president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy and Jana Sena president Pawan Kalyan, saying they were speaking on behalf of the BJP . TDP was once a crucial ally of the BJP in the south. Top sources said the BJP's latest strategy is to win the confidence of the numerically significant Kapu community, targeting around 14 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats there.

World News Trump adds new lawyer to legal team
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Special counsel investigators have told Trump's lawyers that their main questions about the president fall into two simple categories, the two people said: "What did he do?" and "What was he thinking when he did it?" Ignoring his lawyers' advice, President Trump has reverted to a more aggressive strategy of publicly assailing the inquiry that he initially adopted in the weeks immediately after the special counsel, Robert S.

World News 'Watermelon protest' in Kerala as teacher passes sexist remark over Muslim girls
Author: 0 'Watermelon protest' in Kerala as teacher passes sexist remark over Muslim girls

The sickening nature of his statement, in which he further berated the girls for wearing leggings under their purdah which "they pull up...showing the leggings to the world", resulted in an outrage on social media and off it. "No student has raised a complaint against him, so we are not in a position to take any action against him", the principal told The News Minute . As a mark of protest, several women have started protesting by posting their pictures with their bare chests with ...

World News At least three injured in school shooting in Maryland
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The shooting took place at Great Mills High School in Maryland Tuesday morning around 8 a.m. Jonathan Freese , a student at Great Mills, told CNN the school had held drills a couple of times for this kind of situation, but he was still 'shaken up'.

World News House Speaker Ryan says assured Trump won't fire Mueller
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In what may end up being one of the most significant pieces of evidence in Mueller's investigation of obstruction of justice, Trump went on national television and announced that he had fired former FBI Director James Comey because of his handling of the Russian Federation investigation - a statement that completely undermined what the White House said about his firing.

World News Telegram App Under The Gun In Russia After Supreme Court Ruling
Author: 0 Telegram App Under The Gun In Russia After Supreme Court Ruling

The watchdog plans to block the messenger if the company refuses to disclose the keys. The messaging service Telegram can not comply with the Federal Security Service (FSB)'s demand that it share information on decoding users' messages, a lawyer for Telegram , Ramil Akhmetgaliyev, said.

World News Thousands of Philadelphia high school students join national protest against gun violence
Author: 0 Thousands of Philadelphia high school students join national protest against gun violence

Some schools also participated in alternative forms of protest, including letter-writing campaigns, poetry readings and 17-minute "walk ins" or "walk ups" to give students a chance to initiate conversation about gun violence. But not all students in Florida were in favour of gun control . Along with Vigil's speech, students read out the names of those who died in Florida last month and observed a 17-second moment of silence.

World News Spring equinox marks the end of winter
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This is just one of two days each year that day and night are nearly equal in length across the globe. Here's when the weather will take a turn for the betterWhen is the Spring Equinox? September 22 is the autumn equinox . During the equinox , both day and night are balanced to almost 12 hours each all over the world. From this moment on days will steadily grow longer and nights will continue to get shorter.

World News Stay TOONED: North Korea with Pompeo at the wheel
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Prior to his appointment as the director of the CIA , Pompeo was representing Kansas in the U.S. House of Representatives. President Donald Trump fired Tillerson on Tuesday after a series of rifts over policy on North Korea , Russia and Iran , publicly announcing the decision on Twitter just hours after the top USA diplomat returned early from a trip to Africa.

World News The curious case of Dinesh Karthik
Author: 0 The curious case of Dinesh Karthik

They rested several of their biggest names, including Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni , Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah, leading to a subdued build up to the tournament in India. As if the shoving and finger-pointing wasn't enough, the glass door in the Bangladeshi dressing room was found shattered after the match. Not only will it cost them matches down the road, through the suspension of key players over indiscipline, it will damage their brand, which will be a shame.

World News Saudi royalty arrives in the United States for a multi-city tour
Author: 0 Saudi royalty arrives in the United States for a multi-city tour

MBS told CBS's 60 Minutes Sunday that " Saudi Arabia does not want to acquire any nuclear bomb, but without a doubt if Iran developed a nuclear bomb, we will follow suit as soon as possible". While Barack Obama said in 2015 that it was important 'not to perpetuate any long-term confrontation with Iran , or to even marginalize Iran , ' Trump, who has repeatedly threatened to withdraw from the nuclear deal reached that year with Tehran, has chosen a very different path.

World News Protests erupt as VHP's ratha yatra reaches Tamil Nadu
Author: 0 Protests erupt as VHP's ratha yatra reaches Tamil Nadu

Speaking in the assembly, Palaniswami said the Rath Yatra crossed five states - Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala - before entering Tamil Nadu earlier on Tuesday. In this situation, VCK leader Thirumavalavan were taken in preventive custody in A. Paraipatti near Thirumangalam around 7 am, said a senior police official from the district.