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World News Plane carrying Rahul develops technical snag, Cong demands probe
Author: 0 Plane carrying Rahul develops technical snag, Cong demands probe

Tirunavukkarasar's meeting with Rahul Gandhi assumes significance as the "rejuvenated" Rahul is to make an extensive tour of Tamil Nadu after the results of the Karnataka Assembly polls (polling to take place on 12th May) are announced. It is to be stated that the weather outside was sunny, normal and not windy as per the observation of the passengers and as per the forecast for the day.

World News Trump admits overnight stay in Moscow
Author: 0 Trump admits overnight stay in Moscow

During a private dinner between Trump and Comey, the president said he "had spoken to people who had been on...the trip with him and they had reminded him that he didn't stay overnight in Russian Federation for that", Comey writes in the book.

World News Candidate for top United States diplomatic post to visit Israel
Author: 0 Candidate for top United States diplomatic post to visit Israel

The sources confirmed that during a meeting on Monday, the administration of the Israeli foreign ministry prepared a work plan to receive the delegation, which will be headed by Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin, and will include 25 members of the House of Representatives and the Senate, a number of state governors, heads of departments in the White House, and the Departments of State, Defense and Finance.

World News Trump's Doppelganger Seen in Spanish Town
Author: 0 Trump's Doppelganger Seen in Spanish Town

Talking to the Spanish outlet, she said, "My photo seems to have travelled far". According to the report in La Voz de Galicia Antelo has since then been dubbed the "Donald Trump of the Costa da Morte". However, Dolores does not know much about the internet and social media. "I have never been curious to have one but I do look at what my daughters show me", she said.

World News Melania Trump waxwork unveiled by ex-White House spokesman Sean Spicer
Author: 0 Melania Trump waxwork unveiled by ex-White House spokesman Sean Spicer

On Wednesday, FLOTUS' wax figure was unveiled at New York City's Madame Tussauds just before her 48th birthday on Thursday. TMZ reports that the museum will also launch a Twitter account for the wax figurine , allowing museum patrons to put words in the mouth of a first lady known for her relatively silent public persona .

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Author: 0 "Cowboy" Tackles Gun Toting Robber in Mexico

A courageous man in Mexico is being hailed for foiling a robbery bid by snatching away a gun from a robber at a convenience store. Authorities say the cinematic moment happened on Monday April 23rd at a convenience store in Monterrey , Mexico.

World News Government Approves Death Penalty For Rapists Who Assault Children
Author: 0 Government Approves Death Penalty For Rapists Who Assault Children

The state cabinet in a meeting headed by CM Mufti approved the Jammu and Kashmir Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance , 2018 and Jammu and Kashmir Protection of Children from Sexual Violence Ordinance (JKPCSVO), 2018. "Stringent provisions for bail have been incorporated in the ordinance". The government also made rape of children under 12 years of age as punishable with death penalty.

World News Supreme Court admits plea seeking transfer of Kathua case probe to CBI
Author: 0 Supreme Court admits plea seeking transfer of Kathua case probe to CBI

During the hearing, the apex court said the real issue in the matter was to have a fair trial in the case. The accused said their rights and interest are bound to be affected by the outcome of the writ petition filed by father of the victim and therefore they should be granted an opportunity to be heard in the matter.

Author: 0 Ford Plans $11.5 Billion in Extra Cuts, Killing Most US Cars

The company's stock was up 2.6 per cent at US$11.40 in after-hours trading. Ford today announced it will phase out most cars it sells in North America. Following the announcement of their first quarter sales figures, Ford said that they are shifting their attention to SUVs (which includes crossovers) and pickup trucks.

World News U.S. cop claims self defence in Damond death
Author: 0 U.S. cop claims self defence in Damond death

According to the document signed by his attorney Thomas Plunkett, Noor intends to use self-defense and reasonable force in his defenses. Noor is accused of shooting Ruszczyk, a life coach from Sydney's northern beaches, minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home in July a year ago.

World News DDOS-for-Hire Admins Need to Hire Lawyers
Author: 0 DDOS-for-Hire Admins Need to Hire Lawyers

A police statement said the site allowed users to pay for so-called Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, which would shut down or slow websites by flooding them with data. NCA officers believe an individual linked to the address used the Webstresser service in November 2017 to target seven of the UK's biggest banks, which were forced to reduce operations or shut down entire systems, incurring costs in the hundreds of thousands to get services back up and running.

World News Vietnam backs non-proliferation of nuclear weapons
Author: 0 Vietnam backs non-proliferation of nuclear weapons

A top Iranian official on Tuesday threatened to withdraw from the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if the USA pulled out from a 2015 nuclear deal. Iran has been a non-nuclear-weapon state party to the NPT since 1970. Shamkhani will deliver a speech about security situation of the Middle East and its political and economic developments as well as Iran's experiences and strategies in countering security issues and terrorist threats.

World News United Kingdom promises to formalise status of Windrush migrants
Author: 0 United Kingdom promises to formalise status of Windrush migrants

Speaking on ITV's Peston on Sunday, she said: "We had an unhealthy obsession with numbers, we were wedded to unrealistic targets, targets which we still haven't met a decade on and yet we continue to remain wedded to targets". People who had arrived in the United Kingdom before 1973 were automatically granted indefinite leave to remain but the Home Office did not keep a record of those allowed to stay or any documentation confirming their status.

Author: 0 Meet Kenny Lam, the Hero Toronto Cop Who Peacefully Arrested Alek Minassian

In this April 24, 2018 courtroom sketch, Alek Minassian is seen, second from the left, accused of 10 counts of first-degree murder in a van attack that killed 10 people in Toronto . Local pizzeria manager Aman Enshai recalled Minassian came in a couple of nights a week for a slice but never said much. While the city was reeling from it's worst murder spree, the man charged with the gruesome crimes sat in the Toronto South Detention Centre not expressing one ounce of regret for the ...

World News 2 slain sheriff's deputies laid to rest in Florida
Author: 0 2 slain sheriff's deputies laid to rest in Florida

Authorities say 58-year-old John Hubert Highnote shot Ramirez and Lindsey on Thursday at the Ace China restaurant. The man then went to his auto in the parking lot and committed suicide. "The only thing these men were guilty of is wanting to protect you and me". President Trump called the slain deputies "HEROES" in a tweet sharing his condolences with their friends, families and colleagues.

World News Tragedy as 13 children killed when school bus collides with train
Author: 0 Tragedy as 13 children killed when school bus collides with train

Thirteen children have died after their school bus collided with a train in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh , police say. President Ram Nath Kovind also expressed his condolences on the horrific accident . "The train (55075) driver too blew whistle in warning but he (van driver) ignored it, leading to the accident", he said. Most of the deceased as said to be aged below 10 years.

World News Sanders Rebukes Acosta Questions That Don't 'Help the American People'
Author: 0 Sanders Rebukes Acosta Questions That Don't 'Help the American People'

When asked if Mr. Trump had changed his mind after a very friendly visit with French President Emmanuel Macron, who supports the agreement, Mrs. Sanders said any announcement on the nuclear deal would come on May 12. "They're not in on the act, and they take what he says very seriously", Acosta says. "Sorry, I don't see Michael doing that despite the terrible Witch Hunt and the dishonest media!" When Acosta jumped in to ask of Trump has a responsibility to provide proper context, Sanders ...

World News CT hospitals get A's for safety in Leapfrog report
Author: 0 CT hospitals get A's for safety in Leapfrog report

As an additional main initiative, The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade strives to help consumers protect themselves and their families from errors, injuries, accidents and infections. No hospital in North Carolina received lower than a "C" grade. For more information about the Safety Grade, as well as individual hospital grades and state rankings, please visit www.hospitalsafetygrade.org and follow the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade on Twitter and Facebook .

World News Former President George HW Bush moved out of ICU
Author: 0 Former President George HW Bush moved out of ICU

She died on April 17 at the age of 92. Bush, 93, was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital Sunday morning after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, family spokesman Jim McGrath said , a day after a funeral was held for his wife.

World News Wine prices to increase after massive production drop
Author: 0 Wine prices to increase after massive production drop

The price of wine is going up. These factors combined have led to a rocketing wholesale price across Europe, CNN reported , with basic wine prices in Italy shooting up an astonishing 74 percent. Cheap wines becoming expensive? With 32.6 mhl wine consumed in 2017, the United States confirmed its position as the biggest global consumer country (since 2011), followed by France (27 mhl), Italy (22.6 mhl), Germany (20.2 mhl) and China (17.9 mhl).

World News Scott Pruitt's prep document of 'hot topics' ready ahead of congressional hearings
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Jim Inhofe talks with different attendees on the Senate Setting and Public Works Committee affirmation listening to for Scott Pruitt , on Capitol Hill, Jan, 18, 2017, in Washington, D.C. That lobbyist, Steven Hart, has since stepped down from his agency forward of his deliberate retirement because it was revealed he met with Pruitt on behalf of a pal and former Smithfield Farms government whereas Pruitt nonetheless lived within the rental co-owned by his spouse.

Author: 0 Van suspect held on murder charges

CNN law enforcement analyst Josh Campbell said earlier that investigators told him they believe a post on Minassian's Facebook page refers to the man who killed six and injured 14 in a drive-by shooting and vehicle ramming attack near the University of California Santa Barbara campus in 2014.

Author: 0 Trump to travel to United Kingdom in July

Sky's senior political correspondent Beth Rigby revealed that a full announcement is expected in the next day or so. It had been reported that Prime Minister Theresa May extended another invite to Trump when the two met at the World Economic Forum in Davos earlier this year.

World News PTI Chief Imran Khan's third wife leaves home after dispute
Author: 0 PTI Chief Imran Khan's third wife leaves home after dispute

In the proceedings of the case an application was submitted for Imran Khan's exemption from the hearings. "Ladla (Imran Khan) is in habit of getting dictation from above", he said. Maneka has five children from her first marriage. He said he will share the details of his dream of the construction of new Pakistan whereas PTI has issued its slogan of not two but one on the name of one Pakistan slogan.

World News Michael Cohen asserts Fifth Amendment rights in Stormy Daniels case
Author: 0 Michael Cohen asserts Fifth Amendment rights in Stormy Daniels case

Cohen paid Daniels $130,000 as part of a nondisclosure agreement made just weeks before the 2016 presidential election. Cohen claimed that Federal Bureau of Investigation officials "seized various electronic devices and documents in my possession, which contain information relating to the $130,000 payment to plaintiff Stephanie Clifford at the center of this case, and my communications with counsel, Brent Blakely, relating to this action".

World News 50 advocates seek action against critics of CJI Dipak Misra
Author: 0 50 advocates seek action against critics of CJI Dipak Misra

The collegium, headed by CJI Dipak Misra , had created history by picking Malhotra as the first woman advocate to be recommended for appointment as an SC judge. The paper reported that the chief justice was non-committal. The sources said when legal exerts were asked whether the collegiums recommendation could be segregated, they reminded the government of a letter written by then Chief Justice of India R M Lodha in June 2014, in which he had made it clear that the executive cannot ...

World News Harvey Blackwood - UK Parliament Could Veto Brexit Deal
Author: 0 Harvey Blackwood - UK Parliament Could Veto Brexit Deal

The Times reports that a confidential diplomatic note, seen by the paper, reveals the backstop plan only covers customs checks on goods entering Northern Ireland from Great Britain. In the parliamentary hearing, the Brexit minister also said that the government wants to conclude the trade treaty with the European Union before March 2019 - the UK's planned exit date.

World News Armenian political party quits ruling coalition amid crisis
Author: 0 Armenian political party quits ruling coalition amid crisis

Pashinyan sported his trademark khaki-coloured T-shirt and clutched a megaphone as protesters chanted "Nikol for prime minister" and "We are the masters of our country". The two men were due to meet on Wednesday morning to discuss ways of defusing the tensions after the resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian.

World News Syria appeal falls short of United Nations target
Author: 0 Syria appeal falls short of United Nations target

The EU hopes the meeting will give impetus to stalled peace moves under United Nations auspices, on top of gathering humanitarian aid for Syria and for neighbors like Lebanon and Jordan, struggling to cope with millions of refugees. Hivin Kako, the executive director of the Bihar Relief Organisation, a Syrian NGO providing aid in northern Syria, called for global donors to work harder to meet the $6bn target, but warned that a lack of discussion of the situation in northern Syria, where ...

World News UK Brexit Department sorry after David Davis' unannounced Irish border visit
Author: 0 UK Brexit Department sorry after David Davis' unannounced Irish border visit

Remain-supporting Labour Pat MacFadden, from the Open Britain campaign against a "hard and destructive Brexit ", told the BBC Mr Davis's words gave hope to those campaigning for a referendum on the final deal, as Mr Davis had refused to "repeat his previous assertion that that would be the end of the matter and we'd be leaving the European Union with no deal in place".