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World News Incentives to states undertaking population control: PM Modi in TN
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Later, he would unveil the diamond jubilee plaque at the Adyar Cancer Institute. Massive protests greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he paid a whirlwind visit to Chennai with helicopter as the chosen mode of transport amid a state-wide agitation demanding a Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

World News Bipartisan group of senators introduce proposal to protect Mueller
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The Times reported that in early December, Trump was furious over reports about a new round of subpoenas from Muller's office and told advisers the investigation needed to be ended. He has said publicly on more than one occasion that he'd sit down with Mueller, but earlier this week mused aloud about firing him instead. Specifically, "there is no collusion", and Fake News .

World News Russian Federation vetoes United States resolution on Syria gas attack
Author: 0 Russian Federation vetoes United States resolution on Syria gas attack

Russia's draft resolution failed to attain the required number of votes. Russian Federation has vetoed a US-drafted United Nations resolution that would have condemned last weekend's suspected gas attack near Damascus and established a new body to determine responsibility for Syrian chemical weapons attacks .

World News Teachers given tiny baseball bats to fend off potential school shooters
Author: 0 Teachers given tiny baseball bats to fend off potential school shooters

District officials told the media outlet they spent $1,800 on the bats, saying they were mostly symbolic - but could be used if needed. Instead, the district hopes the bats remind teachers to fight back if necessary. Superintendent Bill Pascoe said returning to the classroom on Wednesday is giving 3rd grade students time to prepare for a state mandatory reading test next week.

World News Cantwell releases statement on new plan to raise park fees
Author: 0 Cantwell releases statement on new plan to raise park fees

A vehicle pass to Yosemite National Park , for example, will increase from $30 to $35. Last fall, the Interior Department had proposed doubling fees at 17 national parks , including Yellowstone and Glacier. The news comes as a relief to many who were against the huge increase. This June, the tri-park pass - which can get you into all three parks - will increase from $30 to $50.

World News Stormy Daniels Lawyer: Cohen Told Court He Would Plead The Fifth
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Ms Daniels sued to undo a non-disclosure agreement she signed in 2016 that she said was meant to silence her about a sexual encounter she had with Mr Trump a decade earlier. Camerota - as many before her have tried - demanded specifics on this wrongdoing and how the raid would affect Stormy Daniels . Now, Trump is denying that he ever knew anything about this settlement, and told reporters on Air Force One to "ask Michael Cohen " if they want to know the details of the settlement.

World News Former mayor pleads guilty in child porn case
Author: 0 Former mayor pleads guilty in child porn case

Redekopp's next court appearance has been scheduled for April 24. He will also be on supervised release for five years after leaving prison and must pay $3,000 in restitution. According to the news release, investigators discovered electronic storage devices at the residence that contained images of child pornography. Attorneys for Smith did not immediately respond to emails requesting comments on Smith's sentence.

World News Drake donates $5000 to Ninja for winning game
Author: 0 Drake donates $5000 to Ninja for winning game

When Fortnite went down on April 11th, Ninja chose to play a bit of the game with another streamer, TimTheTatMan, when he made the statement about switching. The pair racked up at least one duos victory, before Drake challenged Ninja to one last game before he had to "go to work", and staking $5,000 on it, promising to donate to Ninja's account if he won.

World News Trump to Pardon Ex-Cheney Aide Scooter Libby
Author: 0 Trump to Pardon Ex-Cheney Aide Scooter Libby

In 2007, Libby was convicted of lying to the FBI as well as obstruction of justice during the investigation into former covert Central Intelligence Agency operative Valerie Plame's identity being leaked. His sentence was commuted by former president George W Bush, who declined however to issue a pardon - reportedly sparking a rift between him and Cheney.

World News Wray Morrison: Yankees, Red Sox is all I need to hear
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After leadoff man Brett Gardner reached on an infield single and Aaron Judge walked, Giancarlo Stanton launched a two-run triple to the center-field triangle. By the way, the Yankees won, 10-7, to improve to 6-6, while the Red Sox dropped to 9-2. Austin's suspension might get knocked down to three or four games.

World News Push to save memories of Holocaust survivors for future generations
Author: 0 Push to save memories of Holocaust survivors for future generations

On this Yom Hashoah , let us commit ourselves to learning more and taking action to fight for a more just world so that we don't find ourselves repeating a tragic history. In the Americas, the response was more positive: 77 percent of respondents in North and South America knew about the Holocaust. The study , conducted by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany , interviewed 1,350 American adults in February.

World News Agents raid office of Trump's personal attorney
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Kimberly Guilfoyle reacted to the federal raid on President Trump's personal attorney's properties. Agents raided the office of Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen on Monday , seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made to porn actress Stormy Daniels .

Author: 0 Beavers' Gulich, two former Oregon HS players selected in WNBA Draft

Leading the Gamecocks to the NCAA Elite Eight for the third time in her four seasons, Wilson closed her college career as the most decorated women's basketball player in SC history and etched her name in the SEC history books as well. I can't wait to see what you do in the league. Washington Mystics General Manager and Coach Mike Thibault wasn't looking for a player to change the makeup of his team heading into Thursday's WNBA draft.

Author: 0 Hamas fighter killed in Israel strike: Gaza ministry

Two Israeli right-wing ministers on Tuesday defended soldiers after a video appearing to show them shoot a Palestinian and rejoice in it spread widely on social media and news sites. What are they calling for? . The protesters are reviving a long-standing demand for the right of return of Palestinian refugees and their descendants to towns and villages from which families fled, or were driven out, when the state of Israel was created in 1948.

World News Teen's suffocation death in school parking lot sparks investigation into 911 response
Author: 0 Teen's suffocation death in school parking lot sparks investigation into 911 response

The first call ends and the dispatcher alerts local law enforcement. Kyle: I can't hear you, I'm in desperate need of help. He questioned if the call had been a prank. "We are missing a kid and apparently he's been found in his auto in the parking lot", said one caller. "We need to find out why". According to Cincinnati .com Plush called 911 begging "Help, help, help", at 3:16 p.m., but the dispatcher had a hard time figuring out his location.

World News U.S. stocks fall on Trump talk of Syria bombing
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Both Syria and Russian Federation have said reports of the attack were fabricated by rebels and rescue workers in Douma and have accused the USA of seeking to use it as a pretext to attack the government. "And we believe that those responsible should be held to account". Kupchan and others, however, told Business Insider it was an open secret that Russian Federation didn't like Assad much.

World News Ryan signals support for McCarthy as next GOP leader
Author: 0 Ryan signals support for McCarthy as next GOP leader

No doubt, the Caucus will seek to use this fact as a means of gaining leverage and power within the Caucus and the price that they are likely to ask would likely include chairmanships (or Ranking Member if the GOP ends up the minority) of key House committees as well as leadership slots for some of the top members of the Freedom Caucus itself.

Author: 0 Hurricane names Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate retired -- goodbye!

You probably already know that hurricane names go in alphabetical order throughout the season, but it's more structured than that. In the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific Oceans, tropical storms and hurricanes are named using an alphabetical list that rotates on a six-year cycle.

World News Boehner does dramatic about-face on the legalization of marijuana
Author: 0 Boehner does dramatic about-face on the legalization of marijuana

Boehner said that he had a change of perspective after he saw how well marijuana worked for his close friend who was struggling with severe back pain. In a joint statement issued by Speaker Boehner and Governor Weld specifically promoted the potential for medical marijuana use by veterans. He tweeted that he was joining the Board of Advisors of Acreage Holdings , a corporation formerly known as High Street Capital Partners that operates cannabis cultivation, processing and dispensing ...

World News Trump, Erdogan Hold Phone Call, Speak about Syria
Author: 0 Trump, Erdogan Hold Phone Call, Speak about Syria

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday said Turkey was anxious by the "arm wrestling" of world powers over Syria, as tensions soared between Washington and Moscow after threats of possible U.S. Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch on January 20 to clear YPG/PKK and ISIL terrorist groups from Afrin in northwestern Syria amid growing threats from the region.

World News Court refuses to annul Karnataka woman's marriage
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CJI Misra reminded the court of the recent April 9 judgment in the Hadiya case, where it had castigated the Kerala High Court for nullifying a marriage in a Habeas Corpus petition. If she does not want to go her matrimonial home, that is her choice. It directed a copy of the petition to be served to Additional Advocate General Devadatt Kamat for seeking response of her family as well as her husband, whose identity, the court directed to be kept a secret on her request.

World News France's President Says He Has 'Proof' Syria Used Chemical Weapons
Author: 0 France's President Says He Has 'Proof' Syria Used Chemical Weapons

Macron confirmed that he had talked to U.S. President Donald Trump on the matter. The worldwide Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ) has said it will go to Douma "shortly", but it is unclear when it would arrive and how much evidence of any chemical attack might remain.

World News North Korea's rubber stamp parliament convenes in leader's absence
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Trump surprised the global community by quickly agreeing to meet. The rubber-stamp parliament holds meetings once or twice a year to approve decisions on issues such as governing structures and budgets prepared by the state's powerful Workers' Party, whose members make up the vast majority of the assembly.

World News Strong storm damages minarets at gates of Taj Mahal
Author: 0 Strong storm damages minarets at gates of Taj Mahal

It provides visitors the first glimpse of the Taj to visitors. However, while few reports suggested that the incident occurred around midnight, The Times of India reported that it took place at 7.30 pm and one of the small white domes were hit during the incident.

World News Trump eyeing return to TPP trade pact: US Senators
Author: 0 Trump eyeing return to TPP trade pact: US Senators

After reporters left the room, Trump told the lawmakers he deputized economic adviser Larry Kudlow and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to explore re-entering the Trans-Pacific trade accord. Lately Trump has talked about forming a trade block against China, which is exactly what the TPP is. The Pacific Rim trade deal was intended by the Obama administration as a way to counter China's influence, but Trump criticized the pact as a candidate and pulled the United States out of the ...

World News Deadly strikes hit Syria army air base after US, France warning
Author: 0 Deadly strikes hit Syria army air base after US, France warning

Estimates of the death toll from what appeared to be poison gas range up to 150. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday that Russian specialists had found no trace of a chemical attack on the Syrian rebel-held town of Douma, after the worldwide community accused the Bashar Assad regime of targeting civilians with gas there.

World News I'v Proof Syria Attacked Citizens With Chemical Weapons - Macron
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Regarding a possible escalation of military operations in the region, the French president declared that France's "priority is to work on the stability of the region". If confirmed, the town's seizure would mark the last stage of the regime of Syrian Assad's takeover of the rebel-held enclave of eastern Ghouta. There was no immediate confirmation or indication from Assad's government that Syrian troops entered Douma on Thursday.