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Authorities: 19 charged in NY mob takedown

Authorities: 19 charged in NY mob takedown

The indictment said the defendants committed the fraud in connection with various public building projects, including a $25 million expansion of a major New York City hospital. Meldish was found fatally shot in the head in his auto in Throgs Neck on November 16, 2013. They are also accused of attempting to kill a member of the Bonanno crime family in 2012 after showing disrespect to Lucchese bosses. Read More

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'Sin City' TV Series In The Works; Creative Team Assembled

'Sin City' TV Series In The Works; Creative Team Assembled

However, they're not involved in the Sin City show now in development - director Len Wiseman ( Underworld ) and showrunner Glen Mazzara ( The Shield ) are behind the reboot. Robert Rodriguez's involvement has not been mentioned at all, but multiple networks have expressed their interest in picking up the show. At the time, it was supposed to use the aesthetic of the films with Miller and Rodriguez's help, but it seems that's not happening any more. Read More

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In UK vote, Brexit takes back seat to home issues, terror

But as the campaign enters the final stages, it is remarkable how Corbyn has managed to change the narrative and turn the election into a competitive fight. The Prime Minister, by comparison, appeared rattled by tough questions. May called the election three years early in a bid to strengthen her hand going into Brexit talks, which are due to begin on June 19. Read More

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Ohio attorney general sues 5 drugmakers over opiate crisis

Ohio attorney general sues 5 drugmakers over opiate crisis

The state of OH has sued five major drug manufacturers for its role in the opioid epidemic. Attorney General Mike DeWine filed the suit against the makers of numerous drugs like OxyContin, Percocet, and Percodan in Common Pleas Court in Ross County, seemingly Ohio's ground zero for an epidemic of painkiller and heroin addiction that has spread across the state. Read More

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New strain of dog flu on rise

New strain of dog flu on rise

Although the H3N2 virus is similar to the same seasonal influenza that affects humans, there has been no evidence of dogs passing the virus on to humans. Despite being extremely contagious and easily transmitted , the mortality rate is relatively low. Anyone concerned about their dog being infected can have their veterinarian vaccinate them against the dog flu. Read More

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Fat Boy launch in June

Fat Boy launch in June

If the human venture materialises, India would become only the fourth country after Russian Federation, the United States and China to have a human space flight programme. It is the heaviest fully-functional rocket to reach the launch pad weighing 640 tonnes or nearly 5 times the weight of a fully loaded Jumbo Jet airplane. Read More

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GST rollout as scheduled, says Adhia

GST rollout as scheduled, says Adhia

Monish Row said it was well-known that GST would subsume 14 indirect taxes making the system simpler reducing corruption. A five-tier GST structure, comprising zero per cent, five per cent, 12 per cent, 18 per cent and 28 per cent tax, has been proposed, which is explained as follows: (i) Zero per cent: Commodities such as food grains, rice and wheat are included in this category. Read More

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Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela "hunger bonds"

Goldman Sachs paid $ 865 million to purchase $2.8 billion in bonds that mature in 2022. The deals had Goldman Sachs Group Inc buying the $2.8 billion worth of bonds from Venezuela for 31 cents per their dollar worth. Since the beginning of April, more than 50 people have been killed in protest-related violence. (China, Russia, Saudi Arabia and several African nations all leap to mind.) If it's not against the law to make the investment (as with most cases involving Iran, for example) ... Read More

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JAC 10th Result 2017 Declared - Jharkhand Board 10th Class Results @ indiaresults.com

JAC 10th Result 2017 Declared - Jharkhand Board 10th Class Results @ indiaresults.com

In class 10 East Singhbhum students proved their mettle and bagged the first position while Ranchi students were in second place and Latehar was the worst performer. The class 10 state board exams were conducted from February 18, 2017 to March 1, 2017. Although, the board took adequate measure to ensure free, fair and smooth examinations but few cases of students using unfair means and paper leaks were reported. Read More

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Senate intelligence panel requests Trump campaign documents

Senate intelligence panel requests Trump campaign documents

There's also a Department of Justice probe, now being overseen by special counsel and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller . Senior Russian intelligence and political officials discussed how to influence Donald Trump through his advisers according to information gathered by American spies last summer, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, Citing three current and former U. Read More

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David Dimbleby tries to save Jeremy Corbyn from press mauling

Another member of the audience said he could not vote Labour due to Mr Corbyn's "ruthless, short-sighted" policies, which include raising corporation tax to 26%, a £10 an hour minimum wage and imposing VAT on private school fees. Despite the Labour leader's woes, his party is gaining ground on the Conservatives. The policy would benefit more than 1.3 million children as complex rules mean only 40% of two-year-olds qualify while many working parents with three and four-year-old children are ... Read More

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Trump has awkward visit to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, appears to shove prime minister

Trump has awkward visit to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, appears to shove prime minister

Only five members now meet the target: Britain, Estonia, debt-laden Greece, Poland and the United States, which spends more on defense than all the other allies combined. The president opened his day with a meeting with leaders of the European Union , another alliance he criticized during the campaign. " "Some leaders serious, others whispering to each other. Read More

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It's your right to receive quality education, Osinbajo tells 82 Chibok girls

It's your right to receive quality education, Osinbajo tells 82 Chibok girls

Speaking at a ceremony welcoming 82 newly rescued girls to a government rehabilitation facility in Abuja , Aisha Alhassan said all the girls will be heading back to class in September, without specifying where. Journalists were taken round the facilities including classrooms, hostels and common room. "The rehabilitation program for these girls will last from now until September when they would have been okay medically and psychologically, and then, we enroll them back in schools, and from ... Read More

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EU says Trump agrees that Brexit 'an incident, not a threat'

It also made headlines like, " Where do you think you are going? " and " America First ", while newspaper Vijesti said "it seems Donald Trump did not want anyone that overshadows his presence at the summit". Trump said that "23 out of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they're supposed to be paying for their defense". Read More

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Ontario to raise minimum wage and update labour laws, premier says

Interestingly one thing the report did not mention was an increase in minimum wage rates. Especially considering they're also getting unconditional free money. In an interview with CBC News, Wynne said the provincial economy is doing well enough to handle a significant wage boost. The plan also changes union rules, making it easier for temporary workers, building services workers, as well as home and community care workers, to unionize. Read More

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Uber fires self-driving car chief at center of court case

Uber fires self-driving car chief at center of court case

Waymo has accused Levandowski of downloading 14,000 files before he left Google and then using that information to jump-start Uber's self-driving vehicle program. Alsup ordered Uber to do whatever it needs to produce the allegedly stolen files; in turn, the start-up's attorneys, requested that Levandowski comply with the judge's order to turn over the files, or be fired. Read More

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IAS officer dies trying to save woman colleague; kin cry foul play

IAS officer dies trying to save woman colleague; kin cry foul play

The lady officer was safely pulled out, however, it was then when people noticed that Ashish was missing. Later, he was found unconscious floating in the pool. Dahiya was a former Deputy Superintendent of Himachal Pradesh Police and had also worked as Assistant Commissioner in the Indian Revenue Service. He served in the Customs and Central Excise till previous year and then qualified for the IAS. Read More

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CBI to probe Air India-Indian Airlines merger, launches preliminary enquiry

CBI to probe Air India-Indian Airlines merger, launches preliminary enquiry

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered three cases (FIRs) and a Preliminary Inquiry (PE) following orders of Supreme Court passed in Special Leave Petition (SLP) of 2012, it said in a statement today. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that his department will cooperate fully with the investigation. The CAG criticised the merger as ill-timed and said that the financial case for merger was not "adequately validated". Read More

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Injured Glenn Maxwell to miss warm-up match against Pakistan

England , who are hosting the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 , are being hailed as pre-tournament favourites and their performance in the first two matches of the ongoing series have done no harm to their reputation. Head-to-head tie, thus lay in favour of the green jersey 2-1. Only David Warner was unlucky enough not to get amongst the runs after being dismissed for 11, and the modest crowd was spared having to don helmets or protective gear with the big-hitting Chris Lynn not required. Read More

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On Day 3 Of Cancellation Chaos, British Airways Edges Closer To Recovery

On Day 3 Of Cancellation Chaos, British Airways Edges Closer To Recovery

On Saturday night, travellers spent the night sleeping on yoga mats spread on terminal floors after BA cancelled all flights leaving the London hubs, while disruption continued into Sunday with dozens more services from Heathrow axed. He said the IT failure was not due to technical staff being outsourced from the United Kingdom to India. "They have all been local issues around a local data centre". Read More

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There's one group that would get slammed by the GOP's healthcare bill

House . The CBO estimates that the health-care legislation will result in 23 million fewer people having insurance in ten years, down from 24 million under the previous version. In a late compromise, House GOP conservatives and moderates struck a deal that would let states get federal waivers to permit insurers to charge higher premiums to some people in poor health, and to ignore the standard set of benefits required by Obama's statute. Read More

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French Pres. Macron: Long Handshake With Trump 'Not Innocent'

Now it appears that Macron was warned about Trump's bizarrely aggressive handshake style prior to their meeting in Brussels and his firm counter grip wasn't purely coincidental. It is a tactic that others have also employed when meeting the United States leader. The next day at the G7 summit in Sicily, Italy, Mr Macron attracted attention for his friendly interactions with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . Read More

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Burger King takes on the Belgian royal family

Burger King takes on the Belgian royal family

Those who choose Philippe are asked twice whether they are sure, on the first occasion the yes option is tiny and when they are asked again the yes option darts around the screen. When users choose King Philippe again they cannot click on the "Yes" button because it moves around the screen. "The use of the King's image is subject to authorisation", he said. Read More

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Sarfraz says Pakistan have 'nothing to lose' in Champions Trophy

While Bangladesh face a hard path to the knockout stages, they are no strangers to being the underdogs of world cricket and could find the lack of expectation a boost as they look to spring an upset or two - England fans remember all too well what that feels like, having been dumped out of the 2015 World Cup by Bangladesh and suffering a defeat to the Tigers in the 2011 World Cup as well. Read More

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WBCHSE HSC Result 2017: Key Points Student Should Know

WBCHSE HSC Result 2017: Key Points Student Should Know

The higher secondary 12th class result declared by West Bengal Board will be for over 8 lakh students who appeared for the exam in March 2017. The Students can check their result at the official website. So, the board won't delay the results release. Students can draw forth their results by providing their particulars like roll number and sometimes date of birth too. Read More

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Newborn baby walks moments after birth in Brazil

Newborn baby walks moments after birth in Brazil

Please Wait while comments are loading. The video was posted on Facebook by Alerte , and after just two days it has more than 53-million views and over 1.3-million shares. Called the "stepping reflex", this reflex is also referred to as the walking or dance reflex because the baby appears to take steps or dance when held upright with his or her feet touching a solid surface. Read More

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