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World News Govt not diluting SC/ST Act, committed to protect their interest: Rajnath Singh
Author: 0 Govt not diluting SC/ST Act, committed to protect their interest: Rajnath Singh

While hearing the submissions filed by Attorney General KK Venugopal, the Supreme Court said that they were not standing against the law that had been prevailing in the nation for several years. Ironically, the Centre's admission about increasing atrocities against SC.STs comes amid huge uproar in North Indian States over the Supreme Court's latest verdict which seemingly seeks to scale down punishments meted out to perpetrators of atrocities - especially Govt.

World News S Korea pop stars perform in rare N Korea concert
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Kim praised the group, who has more than 4.6 million Instagram followers , for their wonderful performance as well as asked the art troupe, which consists of 160 members from different entertainment field , to extend his appreciation to South Korean President Moon Jae-in for a wonderful concert.

World News Lawyer connected to Russian Federation election interference investigation receives 30-day sentence
Author: 0 Lawyer connected to Russian Federation election interference investigation receives 30-day sentence

He is a Dutch lawyer who in 2012 helped prepare a report about former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko on behalf of the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice. The court documents filed against van der Zwaan make no mention of campaign-related activities. Van der zwaan has since lost his job at Skadden. "Now, his world has collapsed as a result of his decision to lie to law enforcement".

World News Uttarakhand: IAF helicopter catches fire after crash landing near Kedarnath temple
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The chopper was carrying six people, all of whom managed to survive the crash. A Court of Inquiry has been formed to ascertain the cause of the accident. The Mi-17 V5 (domestic designation Mi-8 MTV5) is a military transport variant in the Mi-8/17 family of helicopters. Created to transport cargo inside the cabin and on an external sling, the chopper has a maximum takeoff weight of 13,000 kg.

World News DOJ Gave Mueller Permission To Investigate Manafort
Author: 0 DOJ Gave Mueller Permission To Investigate Manafort

But a partially redacted memo included in court filings late Monday night revealed that Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein also gave Mueller clearance to pursue allegations that Manafort colluded with Russian Federation in 2016. Prosecutors say in their court filing that given their mandate to investigate links between Trump associates and Russian Federation, it was appropriate to investigate Manafort for ties to Russia-backed politicians and oligarchs.

World News JUST KIDDING: Netanyahu Scraps Plan To Let Illegal Migrants Stay In Israel
Author: 0 JUST KIDDING: Netanyahu Scraps Plan To Let Illegal Migrants Stay In Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu named Canada, Italy and Germany as some of the nations that will take in the migrants - although not all appeared to have been informed of the plan yet. In his Facebook post, Netanyahu said that plan had fallen through because the New Israel Fund - a leftist organization critical of many of his policies - and "elements" within the European Union had brought "tremendous pressure" on Rwanda not to follow through.

World News French Rail Workers Launch Strike
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Roughly half of RER commuter trains to Paris are running and Eurostar, which runs service between London and Paris, canceled five trains Tuesday in each direction. The "cheminot" status effectively guarantees jobs for life and other benefits, in keeping with the image of France's railways as an essential pillar of the country's infrastructure and its public services.

World News Medical marijuana users look to convince feds on exemption from taxes
Author: 0 Medical marijuana users look to convince feds on exemption from taxes

That's about 39 fewer prescriptions per 1,000 people using Medicaid. Opioid overdose deaths were five times higher in 2016 than in 1999. Sure, you can consume too much of it and eat a disturbing amount of Cheetos, but it won't kill you. Despite the endless horror stories opioids have caused, our nationwide use was still rising during the study period. Forty percent support allowing marijuana use for any reason.

World News Chhattisgarh: With no doctors in hospital, woman gives birth in auto
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The woman then falls to the ground. A teen can be seen in released surveillance video footage, pacing up to the receptionist's desk in the lobby of the Beaumont Hospital-Dearborn Emergency Room. "Instead of giving him mental treatment, they put him back in the patient pool, thereby giving way to his attack". Beaumont Dearborn Hospital in a statement acknowledged that on February 10, one of its patients "became physically aggressive with another patient in the waiting room".

World News Saudi crowned prince recognizes Israel
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When asked by Goldberg if Israel has a right to a nation-state in the land of its ancestors, Prince Mohammed responded, "I believe that each people, anywhere, has a right to live in their peaceful nation". One month later, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said he wanted to return to a "moderate Islam". He has said that Iran's leader "makes Hitler looks good".

World News Zouma sends warning to Arsenal ahead of Stoke visit
Author: 0 Zouma sends warning to Arsenal ahead of Stoke visit

Arsenal were awarded a second penalty with one minute left and Lacazette stepped up to leave Arsene Wenger's side in confident mood ahead of Thursday's Europa League quarter-final with CSKA Moscow . "Even more when it is footballers - and when it is strikers even more ". However, the duo proved all critics wrong as Aubameyang, who was on a hat-trick, gave away his penalty to Lacazette.

World News Teen plunges 25 feet into drainage pipe at Los Angeles park
Author: 0 Teen plunges 25 feet into drainage pipe at Los Angeles park

When the planks broke, Hernandez dropped 25 feet down into a 4-foot-wide pipe that was filled with toxic water that was flowing at about 15 miles per hour, KABC-TV reported. A 13-year-old boy from Southern California was finally rescued after being trapped inside the city's drainage system for 12 hours. Family members wrapped in blankets stayed at the search command post overnight.

World News Parkland students using clear backpacks after massacre
Author: 0 Parkland students using clear backpacks after massacre

Students at Stoneman Douglas High have returned to class for the final quarter of their schooling year, to find a raft of baffling "security" measures implemented at the school, all of which have been implemented in a bid to prevent another mass shooting from happening.

Author: 0 New Zealand want more red ball cricket after England series win

Survival will be New Zealand's priority on day five of the second Test against England in Christchurch. "I think that's the outest looking not out LBW I've ever seen" - New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neasham shows no partiality over Kiwi captain Kane Williamson's DRS escape when he had nine runs out of his team's 15 for two.

World News Israel to deport African migrants to West under new deal with UN
Author: 0 Israel to deport African migrants to West under new deal with UN

The statement said that other migrants, many of whom are seeking asylum, will be allowed to remain in Israel for at least the next five years. They had initially been given a deadline of April 1, but Israel's supreme court suspended the plan on March 15 while it continued to examine it.

World News Family In SUV May Have Intentionally Driven Off Cliff, Police Say
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The other three children, Hannah Hart, 16; Devonte Hart, 15; and Sierra Hart, 12, have not been found, but are feared dead. An image of Devonte Hart garnered national attention in 2014 when a photographer snapped a photo of him hugging a police officer with tears streaming down his face during a protest in Portland, Oregon, over the police killing of Michael Brown.

World News London Passes New York City in Murders for First Time Ever
Author: 0 London Passes New York City in Murders for First Time Ever

Just minutes after she was shot, a 16-year-old boy was also shot in Walthamstow, East London - the Met have said this morning he suffered life-changing injuries. According to the Sunday Times , 15 people were murdered in London in February, while 14 were killed in NY. The London murder rate over the past two months has risen above that of New York City's, for the first time ever.

World News Afghan air strike against Taliban causes dozens of casualties
Author: 0 Afghan air strike against Taliban causes dozens of casualties

Other witnesses told Al Jazeera that more than 100 people were killed in the attack. Most of the civilian victims were children, they said. The report said that at least 630 civilians were killed and injured in airstrikes conducted by USA and Afghan forces, accounting for 6 percent of all civilian casualties past year.

World News Karnataka Govt is a ATM of corruption for Congress, says Amit Shah
Author: 0 Karnataka Govt is a ATM of corruption for Congress, says Amit Shah

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday announced that he would be filing nomination papers on April 23 to contest the Assembly elections from Chamundeshwari constituency in Mysuru district. Development is another talking point where Siddaramaiah leads, as his insistence on completion of government projects has paid off. The party chief said: "The win in Karnataka will open the gates for BJP to make inroads in South India".

World News Trump outraged over Mexico migrant 'caravan'
Author: 0 Trump outraged over Mexico migrant 'caravan'

Between buses, rides and even unsafe trains, thousands of immigrants try to protect each other from the dangers of pilgrimage to the border, where finally some hope "that the United States authorities grant them asylum" (about two thirds of the marchers, according to the organizers) while others will seek refuge within Mexican territory.

World News Mass protests throughout India against changes in SC/ST act
Author: 0 Mass protests throughout India against changes in SC/ST act

Mohali deputy commissioner Gurpreet Kaur Sapra said , "I also request people not to pay heed to rumours". He said that if anybody has any problems then brought to the notice of the government. The centre , in its plea, said the order "adversely affects a substantial portion of the population of India being SC/ST members". Speaking for the Centre, Attorney General K K Venugopal told an SC bench headed by Justice A K Goel today that there is an emergency situation in the country as ...

World News Pennsylvania police crack down on distracted driving
Author: 0 Pennsylvania police crack down on distracted driving

Distracted driving includes sending a text message or email behind the wheel or using headphones or earphones to listen to music while driving. The national distracted driving effort focuses on ways to change the behavior of drivers through legislation, enforcement, public awareness, and education.

Author: 0 Moscow says not responsible for spat with the West

Canberra on Sunday warned Australian travellers in Russia of the risk of "anti-Western sentiment or harassment" as the diplomatic fallout builds over a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain. Commenting on the current situation, the UN General Secretary said that the situation resembles what we lived during the Cold War. More than 150 Russian diplomats have now been ordered out of the US, EU members, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries and other nations.

World News Mike D'Antoni doesn't like the idea of resting his Rockets players
Author: 0 Mike D'Antoni doesn't like the idea of resting his Rockets players

The Spurs (44-32) got news that Kawhi Leonard is probably not coming back this season. "We just didn't bring it". " I personally think that there needs to be more room for individuals who want to pursue professional sports to be able to do that, particularly in basketball ", Emmert said via ESPN .

World News Sacramento sheriff's vehicle hits protester at Stephon Clark vigil
Author: 0 Sacramento sheriff's vehicle hits protester at Stephon Clark vigil

Shaun Hampton confirmed the incident in a Sunday morning press release, saying the patrol vehicle was traveling at "slow speeds" when the collision happened. Nationally, he said there's a small group of anarchist-type agitators who relish confrontations with police, but the overwhelming majority of people who protest are deeply passionate, well-organized amateurs who are willing to drive hours to participate in events they feel strongly about.

World News 'It was like 007' as a fugitive is killed in police shootout
Author: 0 'It was like 007' as a fugitive is killed in police shootout

The vehicle hit a parked auto and an officer had to jump out of the way to avoid being hit, police said. The police spokesman said investigation had commenced to ascertain the cause of her action. Police Lt. Ron Clark said the suspect almost driving into a police officer showed a "wanton disregard for public safety". The Hillsborough County Medical Examiners Office is conducting an autopsy.

World News Pinwheel Garden brings awareness to Child Abuse Prevention Month
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The average age for a child to experience abuse is nine years old; most adult perpetrators of child abuse are someone the child know. Thousands of Mongolians demonstrated outside the Parliament to ask for tightened measures against child abuse , following the shocking news on a child that was raped in the province of Dornogobi .

World News US Supreme Court sides in favor of campus cop in 2010 shooting
Author: 0 US Supreme Court sides in favor of campus cop in 2010 shooting

The victims had sought to reinstate a $654 million dollar verdict against the PLO and Palestinian Authority that was thrown out by an appeals court in 2016. In a dissent, Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote that Kisela's conduct was unreasonable and the court should not shield him from liability. The court also noted that the officer was separated from the two by a chain-link fence and that Hughes failed to acknowledge two commands to drop the knife.

World News Man arrested by the Johannesburg Central police for murder
Author: 0 Man arrested by the Johannesburg Central police for murder

The driver complied but the front seat passenger, identified as 20-year-old Elijah Eubanks, refused. "This is a very hard time for the family, and to release his name now would cause them undue stress", police said in a statement. As an officer made contact with one of the partygoers, the man fled from the scene in a vehicle. As the officer was about to get out of his vehicle the driver of the auto got out and came around to the driver's door of the police auto, wielding a machete and ...