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World News Shutdown strike affects normal life in TN
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The Centre failed to set up the CMB within six weeks of the apex court's February 16 order. Meanwhile, KSRTC has announced that it would not operate buses to Tamil Nadu today. The police were taken by surprise, and after some time, detained the leaders and the cadre. The city is witnessing heavy traffic jam in due to "road-roko" protests and demonstrations by opposition parties.

World News Rudy Giuliani and Wife Judith Split After 15 Years of Marriage
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The couple has grown children from previous marriages (it was the third marriage for both). Page Six reports that Judith filed for a contested divorce proceeding at the Manhattan Supreme Court on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Guilian chose to run for president and was the front-runner for the Republican nomination in the fall of 2007 but after plunging in the polls, he lost to Sen.

World News Commonwealth Games: Brownlee is England flagbearer
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The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) apologized for the mistake, but said it's too late to reprint the guide with the Games opening ceremony taking place on Wednesday. "And part of you is now part of Africa". "Yes, we happily do", Umaru said when asked if Africa welcomed England's relocation. GOLDOC will print 500 correct copies of the program for the English athletes and officials as well as for the Commonwealth Games Federation.

World News Former Brazilian president Lula to face jail for corruption
Author: 0 Former Brazilian president Lula to face jail for corruption

Weber was seen as the only swing vote and her decision sealed Lula's fate. Despite his conviction and six separate pending corruption trials, Lula was leading opinion polls ahead of the October vote. Tensions increased on Tuesday when the commander of Brazil's army weighed in with tweets calling on the court to stand guard against impunity. Mr.

World News Sally Pearson pulls out of Commonwealth Games
Author: 0 Sally Pearson pulls out of Commonwealth Games

The sprinter walked her Surfers Paradise leg of the Queen's Baton relay on Wednesday and was given the honour of passing the baton to the rostrum at last night's Opening Ceremony. The 31-year-old said the injury was impacting on her ability to hurdle, although she was able to do flat sprints. Pearson told a press conference she was "very disappointed" but happy to be supporting the Australian athletics team.

World News Mauro Icardi misses big chances as Milan derby ends goalless
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Icardi thought he had put Inter ahead in the 38th minute when he broke clear of the Milan defence and slotted the ball past Gianluigi Donnarumma . Having failed to venture too far forward, Milan nearly stole a crucial opener in the latter stages with just over 20 minutes remaining, but Cutrone saw his effort chalked out for offside by the linesman after being played through by Franck Kessie .

World News Universities mourn 'Mother of the nation' Winnie Mandela
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She, too, was jailed for her role in the fight for justice and equality. " "'Mama' was no angel, just like everyone else, but will always have a very special place in the hearts of millions of South Africans, especially the South African Federation of Trade Unions, SAFTU", the unions added.

World News White powder scare closes entrance to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Author: 0 White powder scare closes entrance to Port Authority Bus Terminal

It is across the street from The New York Times' headquarters. The terminal's Twitter feed said around 10 a.m. Wednesday that entrances of the Manhattan terminal's south wing had been temporarily closed. Cops also closed down the two traffic lanes outside of the Port Authority Bus Terminal to allow access for emergency vehicles. The New York Police Department (NYPD) also tweeted: "The investigation of an unknown white powder found at the Port Authority has found it to be non-hazardous".

World News Man shot, killed by police in Brooklyn neighborhood
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The officers shot the man, who was not immediately identified, just at 4:40 p.m.by the corner of Montgomery Street and Utica Avenue, according to Monahan. He was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County, where he was pronounced dead. After the shooting, several gathered near the scene to protest. Police were investigating, Monahan said, adding that surveillance video obtained from stores nearby showed the man brandishing an object that looked like a firearm.

World News Parliament adjourns for 19th day as noisy protests continue
Author: 0 Parliament adjourns for 19th day as noisy protests continue

However, this budget session could be termed the worst Parliament has seen in a decade, thanks to protesting legislators stalling the proceedings both in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha . Naidu urged the agitating members to raise their issues after laying down of the paper on the table of the House. But his appeal was in vain. The Congress and Bahujan Samaj Party MPs raised the Supreme Court judgment on the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

World News Facebook takes down accounts tied to Russian 'troll factory'
Author: 0 Facebook takes down accounts tied to Russian 'troll factory'

Facebook said Tuesday that it removed more than 200 Facebook pages and Instagram accounts controlled by the Russian organization that had meddled in the USA 2016 presidential election, most of which were in Russian, a sign that manipulation on Facebook continued months after a purge.

World News Oklahoma's Fallin: Striking teachers like teenagers
Author: 0 Oklahoma's Fallin: Striking teachers like teenagers

But teachers - who had demanded a $10,000 raise and $200 million in general education funding - said it was not enough. Officials in Oklahoma City said Wednesday classes will be canceled Thursday, and many suburban school districts announced they will close through Friday as teachers travel to the State Capitol to urge lawmakers to increase funding for education.

World News NKorea rights record likely off table at Korean summit
Author: 0 NKorea rights record likely off table at Korean summit

He will meet his South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha and may hold talks with President Moon Jae-in. North Korea's official KCNA news agency said Ri was heading a government delegation that left on Tuesday for a conference of foreign ministers of the Non-Aligned Movement in Azerbaijan.

World News West Bengal BJP To Approach Supreme Court For Free, Fair Panchayat Polls
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According to eyewitnesses, TMC workers were obstructing BJP candidates from withdrawing nomination forms, leading to a fist fight. Speaking to media here on Wednesday, state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh said that they want deployment of central forces during the elections as they fear the State Election Commission would not be able to conduct free and fair elections.

World News NDA MPs to give up 23 days' salary for first time
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Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Ananth Kumar , on Wednesday said that Members of Parliament of the BJP-NDA alliance parties will renounce their salaries and allowance for 23 days as the parliament has not been functioning.

World News Tiger Woods' Comeback Tour: His Greatest Moments
Author: 0 Tiger Woods' Comeback Tour: His Greatest Moments

Woods played four rounds at the hero World Challenge late past year and emerged healthy. "We're all favorites", two-time Masters victor Watson said. "It's going to be quite a challenge". As soon as Tiger walked in everybody stood up and started clapping. McIlroy has been Top 10 at Augusta the past three years and appeared on the way to a win in 2011 before collapsing on the back-nine Sunday and shooting a final-round 80.

Author: 0 London pensioner arrested on suspicion of murdering burglar

When they arrived they said that the pensioner had got into a struggle with one of two suspected burglars after he'd been forced into the kitchen. One suspect, armed with a screwdriver, forced the home-owner into his kitchen when he discovered them, while his accomplice went upstairs.

World News NYS Senate Democrats To Reunify
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Jeff Klein, D-Bronx, who is facing a sexual harassment charge from a former female aide, becoming deputy leader, under Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, D-Westchester. Two feuding factions of Democrats within the New York Senate have agreed to reconcile ahead of November's election, reuniting a party that has been fractured for years.

World News Syrian regime claims last rebel group leaving Ghouta
Author: 0 Syrian regime claims last rebel group leaving Ghouta

The photos show the busloads of evacuees arriving in Qalaat al-Madiq in Idlib , from the villages of Zamalka, Jobar and Arbin in what is known as Eastern Ghouta's central section. The Syrian rebel group Jaish al-Islam released five prisoners on Wednesday as part of a deal over the eastern Ghouta town of Douma, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and state media said.

World News Trump Wants Military To Guard Mexico Border Until His Wall Is Built
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The president had earlier Wednesday tweeted pledging "strong action today", a day after he said he wants to use the military to secure the US-Mexico border until his "big, lovely wall" is erected. Photo Border Patrol agents apprehended people who had crossed the border from Mexico into the United States near McAllen, Texas , last month. "It is created to send a message that we're somehow at war now with people seeking refuge in the United States", Rubin said.

World News Amit Shah says BJP will not abolish SC/ST quota
Author: 0 Amit Shah says BJP will not abolish SC/ST quota

Shah, who reached Odisha today on a 2-day visit to the state, while addressing a public meeting at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium here in Kalahandi district, criticised the BJD government and claimed that Odisha will witness an all-round development in the case of formation of a BJP government in the state.

World News Turkey, Iran, Russia say will work for stability in Syria
Author: 0 Turkey, Iran, Russia say will work for stability in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said that "common sense" must prevail in the row with the West over an ex-spy whose poisoning in Britain has been blamed on Moscow. In February, Head of Russia's state hi-tech corporation Sergei Chemezov said in an interview with The Washington Post that the systems would be handed over to the customer in 2019 but did not specify the date.

World News Verdict in blackbuck poaching case against Salman Khan on Thursday
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Salman arrived in Mumbai in the early hours today from Abu Dhabi, where he has been shooting for " Race 3 ". In tune, Salman and his fellow actors arrived in Jodhpur Wednesday. That acquittal has been challenged in a higher court. Maximum punishment under Section 51 is six years. Attempts in the past to get a comment on the case from the actors has proved futile.

World News Oklahoma Teachers Begin 110-Mile March To Protest Education Funding
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Chants erupted as Fallin stepped off the plane to get into a vehicle and she did not answer the News-Capital's question on why she was not at the Capitol visiting with teachers. Manuel says Senator Greg McCortney tells her the Ball and Dice bill would provide $16 million for education funding. During both days of the walkout so far, teachers have gathered in the public gallery of the House during scheduled sessions hoping their presence - and some procedural maneuvering from Democrats - ...

World News A family born from the heart, not the womb
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The children were adopted in Texas in 2006 and 2009, according to Tiffani Butler, a spokeswoman for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services . But she didn't answer the door. In addition, there is no national database for child welfare cases, so one state can't search any kind of master database to find out whether a family has a history of alleged abuse.

World News Operation Hang Up: State police announce crackdown on distracted driving
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Police recommend drivers put their phones down when they get behind the wheel and pull over and park if they need to text. However, they have potentially deadly consequences if you are driving. "California's distracted driving laws have been saving lives for a decade now", said former state Sen. Preliminary 2017 data also shows almost 22,000 drivers were involved in distracted driving collisions in California, a decline from the more than 33,000 drivers involved in distracted driving ...

World News Mueller is investigating Trump, whether he's a
Author: 0 Mueller is investigating Trump, whether he's a "criminal target" or not

The Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel twice concluded (once in 1973 and again in 2000) that "the indictment and criminal prosecution of a sitting President would unduly interfere with the ability of the executive branch to perform its constitutionally assigned duties, and would thus violate the constitutional separation of powers".

World News Trump Threatens Foreign Aid To Honduras Over Caravans
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Mayor John Tory says he will use a meeting with the US ambassador to Canada to stress the importance of NAFTA to both countries "notwithstanding some pronouncements" to the contrary made by President Donald Trump . On the surrounding streets, migrants begged for money. They are waiting and getting advice on filing for transit or humanitarian visas in Mexico . Bessy, 37, who travelled with her daughter, Natalie, 8, and son, Alejandro, 14, said that past 13 years, her family had a business ...