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World News SCPD takes part in Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
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May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and the Texas Department of Transportation wants to make sure you are driving and riding safely out there. The number of registered motorcycles in the state also fell, by about five percent - or more than 19,000 - from about 378,000. Warmer weather is on the way which means more motorcycle riders out on the road.

World News 37US Christian Company Forced to Return Looted Iraqi Artifacts
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A press release from the Department of Justice stated that approximately 3,800 artifacts were returned to the residence of Iraq's ambassador at a repatriation ceremony on Wednesday. Hobby Lobby did not receive all of the 5,500 pieces that it bought. Court documents reveal that the company began to assemble its collection in 2009.

World News Prank likely behind unusual discovery of auto dangling from bridge near DVP
Author: 0 Prank likely behind unusual discovery of auto dangling from bridge near DVP

In the past, Toronto police have tweeted out information regarding any movie shoots in the city ahead of time. Images from the scene showed the vehicle was empty, with no windows or windshield, and its underbelly is stripped. "Fortunately the land that is right beneath it is not a neighbourhood or another street". No, Hollywood isn't filming a Spider-Man movie in Toronto .

World News Quaid-e-Azam's portrait at Aligarh Muslim University goes missing
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Earlier, members of a right-wing organisation had briefly clashed with Aligarh Muslim University students and entered the campus. A large number of police personnel were deployed to disperse the crowd from the spot. Traditionally, photographs of all life members are placed on the walls of the student union, he told PTI. When AMU Students' Union President M.A. Usmani and others came to the rescue of the students they were also attacked.

World News Students express support for gun rights during Colorado Springs event
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Mostly, Riley said he believes youths who have a different point of view to those espoused by leaders of the national school walkout should have the same opportunity to express themselves. But "Stand for the Second was organized by 18-year-old Will Riley, a student from Carlsbad, New Mexico, who wanted to do something to counter the anti-gun sentiment in the country".

World News Absentee voting underway in Va. for June primaries
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The report by the Senate Democratic policy group - headed by Brad Hoylman of Manhattan - lamented that NY ranks a 41st in the country for voter turnout, in part because of restrictive laws that discourage access to the ballot box. The victor of that Republican primary will face one of three Democrats, likely the well-funded Dan McReady, who has drawn a lot of out-of-state Democrat attention, including California billionaire Tom Steyer.

World News Body found inside wall of women's washroom at Calgary mall
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They believe he climbed behind a short wall through the vent shaft, got stuck, and died on the evening of Friday 27 April. Police confirmed that the person is male but the identity is yet to be known. People have not yet determined whether the death is suspicious. Until around two hours earlier, the corner of the food court where the toilets are located remained open to the public, as did the surrounding restaurants.

World News Neighbor sought in young married couple's grisly killing
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Tyler Roy, 28, and Christina Roy, 27, were found dead on the upper level of their split-level home in Churchville. Bucks County Assistant District Attorney Gregg Shore says they are looking for 26-year-old Daniel Mooney, a person of interest in the deaths of Tyler and Christina Roy.

World News 30-Day Delay on Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
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The White House said it reached agreements on metals imports with Argentina, Australia and Brazil, saying more details will be finalized in 30 days. China, Japan and Russian Federation haven't received exemptions from the duties. Stock prices fell almost 2 percent when the tariffs were announced.

World News Vet 'stitched liquid heroin' into live puppies to smuggle it across border
Author: 0 Vet 'stitched liquid heroin' into live puppies to smuggle it across border

US authorities say Lopez Elorza stitched packets of heroin into the bellies of Labrador retrievers and other breeds sent on commercial flights to New York City. At least three dogs died as a result of the procedures, the Drug Enforcement Agency said. The traffickers cut open the puppies and implanted the heroin packets into their bellies, the court heard.

World News Kathy Griffin Is Retracting Her Apology For Photo Of Trump's Decapitated Head
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After being criticized by everyone from Trump himself to former first daughter Chelsea Clinton, Griffin issued a tearful apology on video and even held a press conference to do damage control after she was sacked from her New Year's Eve gig on CNN (even her former NYE co-host, Anderson Cooper, said he was "appalled" by the "completely inappropriate" photo).

World News White Supremacist Found Guilty In Charlottesville Beating Of Black Man
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A jury of nine women and three men convicted Goodwin, recommending a sentence of ten years with the option of suspending some time, and a $20,000 fine, the Post reported . But Mr. Harris was acquitted in March on a felony charge of malicious wounding - a charge that was later amended to misdemeanor assault - related to an incident shortly before he was beaten.

World News Clinton Impeachment Lawyer May Aid Trump in Mueller Response
Author: 0 Clinton Impeachment Lawyer May Aid Trump in Mueller Response

Cobb's departure is the latest in a slew of changes in Trump's legal team, a changing cast of characters that, taken in total, suggest that Trump has decided that the right strategy is to go after Mueller (and the special counsel probe) publicly in hopes of disqualifying whatever conclusions the investigation eventually produces.

World News Iowa House begins debate on bill banning most abortions
Author: 0 Iowa House begins debate on bill banning most abortions

Republican lawmakers with control of the statehouse passed the so-called "heartbeat" bill early Wednesday, with back-to-back chamber votes along party lines. Wade", said Sen. For several hours, members of the Iowa House - many who spoke a couple of times - talked about the constitutionality of the proposed legislation, the morality of abortion, explanations of abortions, miscarriages and the pain and emotional costs of both, as well as religious and biblical arguments.

World News Pro-BJP storm in Karnataka, says Narendra Modi
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP's chief ministerial candidate, BS Yeddyurappa, at a Karnataka election rally at Chamarajanagar on Tuesday. "Deve Gowda is among the tallest leaders of the country". Meanwhile, the Congress was quick to hit back at PM Modi on his allegation of Rahul Gandhi "disrespecting" Deve Gowda. "Due to the apathy of Karnataka Government, farmers in the state have not got the benefit of 'Fasal Bima Yojna".

World News The Boy Scouts Are Getting A New Name
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He says they've seen a lot of interest locally so far. "We want you to join!'" Boy Scout leaders have cited busy and diverse families as a reason to make the change. That includes 23 new merit badges focusing on outdoors and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). "Girl Scouts is the premier leadership development organization for girls", said Sylvia Acevedo, the Girl Scouts' CEO.

World News Killed After Military Plane Crashes Near Airport In Savannah, Georgia
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The Savannah Professional Firefighters Association tweeted an image of the wreckage, showing flames and a large plume of smoke, adding: "Military c130 down at 21 and Gulfstream Rd". "Most people stopped and got out of their cars", he said. "I wasn't that far from it and I could have just kept going and it would have been me and we wouldn't be talking right now.

World News 'Indian' slur not racist - DUP MP
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The comments came after Northern Ireland's DUP accused Maharashtrian-origin Varadkar of breach of protocol saying he visited the region without informing local elected representatives of his visit to counties Armagh and Down. "As one who works for Indians in the United Kingdom, I am most definitely no racist - far from it - I admire them". Mr Varadkar told the Dáil that he saw the tweet.

World News Embassy of Guatemala began the work in Jerusalem
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According to Palestinian news agency Wafa, Abbas stressed that the Palestinian side was and is ready to cooperate for the success of any global effort aimed at coming up with a political process based on United Nations resolutions and the principle of the two-state solution.

World News India widen gap at the top
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After this update, New Zealand remain on 102 points while England have been inched closer, received 98 after gaining one point. On the other hand, India lost one point and are placed second with 122 points. This also meant that Australia have added four points to their tally to go up to 106, which resulted in the Kiwis replacing them at the No.4 spot. Meanwhile, India earned two points and are placed third with 123 points.

World News At Least 16 Killed in Attack on Libyan Electoral Comission
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The two bombers infiltrated the building in central Tripoli and fired on people inside, then detonated their explosives when their ammunition ran out, IS said in a statement circulated by its affiliated Amaq news agency. But turmoil has continued in Libya with rival militias, tribes and jihadists vying for territory and the country's vast oil wealth. Elections in 2014 were disputed, resulting in rival governments backed by competing military alliances in Tripoli and the east.

World News If Trump answers Mueller's questions, it will 'end his presidency'
Author: 0 If Trump answers Mueller's questions, it will 'end his presidency'

The already slim chances of Trump sitting for a voluntary interview with Mueller's investigators are growing dimmer, sources close to the President say. While questions included plenty on Trump's Russian relations, there was no question directly about collusion. The Washington Post reports Mueller brought up the option in a "testy" meeting with Trump's lawyers back in March.

World News Journalists invited to see North Korea's serious about denuclearisation
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Moon convened a meeting with senior presidential secretaries, the first such meeting after Friday's summit with Kim Jong Un , top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), according to the Blue House. "I think we will meet (North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN - if) in the next three to four weeks", he said, speaking at a rally in MI. "There is a lot of work left to do, but I am very hopeful that the conditions that have been set by President Trump give us this chance".

World News The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Is Really Canggih For A RM999 Smartphone
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The phone manages good scores on pretty much all aspects, be it performance , camera or design. The display comes with a refresh rate of 60GHz and bears a 178-degree viewing angle. An Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5 ROM recently leaked online, suggesting that the Redmi Note 5 Pro may soon get an update. Coming to some key specifications, the Mi TV 4A Youth Edition features a 43-inch full HD display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

World News SC Collegium defers decision on Justice KM Joseph's elevation, seeks more time
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The Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has deferred its decision on elevation of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice, Justice KM Joseph to Supreme Court. "Only one things I would like to observe is the commitment of this government for the independence of the judiciary and respect for the institution of judiciary and the judges is complete and uncompromising", Prasad said.

World News Plane passenger's freakish excuse for deploying emergency slide
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The 25-year-old, with surname Chen, has been detained for 15 days, while Chinese low-priced carrier Lucky Air suggested it would be seeking damages from the clueless traveller. "Before each take-off, flight attendants inform passengers about safety precautions, " PTI Beijing stated the airline as saying. Mr Chen claimed he only wanted to open a window and was unaware it was an emergency door, local media reported.

World News Journalist J Dey murder case: Court likely to pronounce judgment today
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Besides Rajan, eight others have been convicted in the almost seven-year-old case. The case dated back to June 11, 2011 when the veteran crime journalist, 56 at that time, was gunned down in suburban Powai . Months after the crime, police had arrested Vohra, who worked for The Asian Age in Mumbai . There are at least 70 other cases pending against Rajan, all of which were handed over to the CBI in 2015 after his deportation.

World News Student Wears Traditional Chinese Dress to Prom, Sparks Cultural Appropriation Debate
Author: 0 Student Wears Traditional Chinese Dress to Prom, Sparks Cultural Appropriation Debate

She was not aware of the dress' history before buying it at a vintage shop in Salt Lake City, she said in an email, but "simply found a handsome, modest gown and chose to wear it". Daum concluded that "there are people who are going to find something to offend them no matter what it is", she told the Post . The debate over the fine line between appreciating and appropriating culture has been ongoing in the United States, as similar controversies over cultural appropriation have ...