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Modi meets Putin, Russia extends support for India's NSG bid, UNSC seat

Modi meets Putin, Russia extends support for India's NSG bid, UNSC seat

Putin laid out a blanket statement claiming the Russian government has never been a part of any hacking efforts , saying "we never engage in that at the state level". "Modern technology allows to do that quite easily". But at the same time, Putin side-stepped a question on Kashmir, and said "it is up to you" to assess whether Pakistan is fuelling terrorism in the Indian state. Read More

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Osinbajo: Ceding Bakassi to Cameroon was a loss to Nigeria

Osinbajo: Ceding Bakassi to Cameroon was a loss to Nigeria

Also speaking, governor of Cross River State, Senator Ben Ayade said industrialization of the state was one of the cardinal objectives of his administration, saying he was on a mission to stamp out unemployment. According to him, the Federal Government was doing everything possible to accommodate every Nigerian, noting that President Muhammadu Buhari's government will continue to work assiduously for the interest and development of all sections of the country. Read More

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UN warns Yemen conflict is leading to country's collapse

UN warns Yemen conflict is leading to country's collapse

Regional enemies Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran are fighting a proxy war in the Middle Eastern country, considered the Arab world's poorest country. "The cruel irony, as I said at the beginning, is that these threats are man-made and could easily have been prevented". Yemen is in the midst of a humanitarian crisis, with nearly seven million people on the brink of starvation. Read More

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ACB orders probe of scam in purchase of medicines by Delhi Govt

ACB orders probe of scam in purchase of medicines by Delhi Govt

The counsel added that an FIR under Section 307 (attempt to murder) of the IPC has been registered in a police station in Greater Noida. He escaped unhurt as the locals raised an alarm Locals raised an alarm. Sharma earlier alleged that he received life threats from AAP , however, he did not name any leader. The Anti-Corruption Branch has begun a probe into allegations by sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra about a scam in the procurement of medicines for government hospitals. Read More

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Four trampled to death by wild elephant in southern India

Four trampled to death by wild elephant in southern India

After trampling the minor, the elephant moved away from the village and on its way attacked three others including two women. The elephant also attacked a farmer who was irrigating his land. Forest officials fired two tranquiliser darts to rein the elephant in, following which it was pushed into a lorry with the help of the kumki elephant and six earth movers and taken to a a camp at Varagazhiyar. Read More

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Backyard chickens linked to multi-state outbreaks of salmonella infections

Backyard chickens linked to multi-state outbreaks of salmonella infections

The serotypes in these outbreaks are Salmonella Braenderup, Salmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Hadar, Salmonella I 4, [5], 12:i-, Salmonella Indiana, Salmonella Infantis, Salmonella Mbandaka, and Salmonella Typhimurium. More and more veterinarians are becoming aware of flock problems, so, depending on where you live, you may not need a bird specialist. Salmonella infection, otherwise known as salmonellosis, usually lasts anywhere from 4-7 days and is usually not fatal; ... Read More

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Red Sox put LHP Rodriguez on DL after fall in bullpen

Red Sox put LHP Rodriguez on DL after fall in bullpen

He went just 5 2/3 Innings, he gave up 8 Hits, had 7 Earned Runs, no Walks, and had 6 Strikeouts. Eduardo Rodriguez is headed to the DL. "But nothing insane", Rodriguez said after the game Thursday night. I just threw a pitch and my foot got in a bad position and I went down. The Boston Red Sox breezed past the Baltimore Orioles into second place in the American League East on the strength of eight wins in the last 10 games. Read More

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Bihar music exam topper fails to explain 'Mukhda'

Bihar music exam topper fails to explain 'Mukhda'

Last year's toppers' scam in Bihar had revealed some serious loopholes in the state's education system with the toppers failing to answer basic questions about their subjects during an interview. This year, Ganesh Kumar, a student of RNSJN Utkramit Madhya Vidyalaya in Samastipur, was declared the topper of Class 12 examination from arts stream. Read More

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BC NDP and Greens to push legal challenge of Trans Mountain pipeline

The agreement also sets out a ban on union and corporate political donations, moving fixed election dates to the fall and tougher lobbying laws. The B.C. With no party holding a clear balance of power, the question becomes who the Green Party will throw its support behind. "There are certainly people who have different opinions, and there are certainly people who are very unhappy about the decision the federal government made, but I would tell you the majority of folks in my riding are ... Read More

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No Budget Vote on Deadline Day; Gridlock Extends into June

This after the Governor said Democrats made "phony attempts" at making real reforms. IL has been without an annual spending plan since Rauner took office in 2015. "I wouldn't be surprised if there's more ratings downgrades, there should be, because the majority in the General assembly won't get a balanced budget and they won't get changes to keep it balanced", the Republican governor says. Read More

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Man with new tattoo dies after getting flesh eating bacteria while swimming

But it could also be fatal, as reports suggest a 31-year-old man was killed by flesh-eating bacteria just days after taking a swim in the Gulf of Mexico, not long after getting a tattoo . Doctors reportedly believed his history of heavy drinking had left him more susceptible to the infection due to the weakness in his liver. Nowadays people go insane for making tattoos on their body parts. Read More

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South Sudan vaccination error kills 15 children

South Sudan vaccination error kills 15 children

A single reconstitution syringe was used for multiple vaccine vials for the entire four days of the campaign instead of being discarded after single use. "The vaccines were stored in a building with no cold chain facilities for four days", said Kok. Three hundred people were vaccinated over the course of the campaign. Read More

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May could lose parliament majority

May could lose parliament majority

If the YouGov model turns out to be accurate, May would be well short of the 326 seats needed to form a government tasked with the complicated talks, due to start shortly after the election, on Britain's divorce from the European Union. The manifesto would restrict the now universal winter fuel payment for older people and rearrange the costs of caring for them. A CNBC report noted the Conservatives has fallen out of favor with the public amid announcements of unpopular education and ... Read More

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'Republicans care about poor people,' OMB Director Mulvaney says

'Republicans care about poor people,' OMB Director Mulvaney says

President Donald Trump's first budget proposal is finally out, and it boldly promises to deliver a "new foundation for American greatness ". Even those spending measures that could get enough GOP support to pass the House would be doomed in the Senate, where Republicans hold a slim 52-48 majority and must turn to Democrats to come up with 60 votes necessary to pass most legislation. Read More

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Trump White House Reportedly Proceeding To Reverse Obama-Era Punishment of Russian Federation

In meetings to protest the treatment, the Obama administration said that it would do so unless the harassment stopped, and Moscow dropped its freeze on construction of a new consulate to replace the one in St. It will be Trump's first meeting with Putin as president. Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov told the Sputnik news agency that Russian Federation had the right to take back the St. Read More

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Trump promises unfulfilled by House GOP health bill

More people said the GOP bill would hurt their personal health care than thought the same about a straight repeal of the ACA when asked about that issue in December. Almost 75% of those surveyed said it was "very likely" or "somewhat likely" that Congress will pass and President Donald Trump will sign a bill to " repeal and replace " the PPACA. Read More

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Nevada Gov. approves esports betting bill

Nevada Gov. approves esports betting bill

Senate Bill 240 will modify the Nevada statutes regarding pari-mutuel betting systems to include competitive gaming , as well as award shows like The Oscars. What is more, the Nevada Gaming Commission is also to be given the change to get access to all books and records of the eSports betting licensees. Competitive gaming is already legally sanctioned, but this should make it easier to open up more betting pools. Read More

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Police bodycams document response to Pulse nightclub carnage

Police bodycams document response to Pulse nightclub carnage

The footage contains dramatic scenes of chaos and carnage as first responders tried to save the wounded and hunt down the shooter who killed 49 people in the name of the Islamic State. "Once we were inside that club, there were no more gunshots until the final assault". "Several of us commented that this was gonna change the city forever", said Roger Brennan , the police department's commander on the scene, "and probably change what we do forever". Read More

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Indian Climber goes missing after reaching Everest Summit

Indian Climber goes missing after reaching Everest Summit

On Saturday, Mazur tweeted and posted on the team's blog that one member and a Sherpa guide had reached the top of the Everest, with "more on the way". Five climbers have died on the mountain in the past month. Climbers only returned to Everest previous year after the 2015 quake devastated Nepal, killing 9000 people and 22 climbers and support staff who died when an avalanche struck Everest Base Camp. Read More

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Trump to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Trump to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Still, any such economic measures seem unlikely in the near term, because few countries will want to rush a trade war and U.S. trading partners may want to coordinate their response, if any. Trump tweeted after he left the G-7 summit in Europe that he planned to make a decision on the Paris accord "this week", and he did not agree to sign a G-7 statement to uphold the climate agreements' carbon reduction commitments. Read More

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Trump Met Pope Francis and Changed His Twitter Banner to Prove it

Trump Met Pope Francis and Changed His Twitter Banner to Prove it

The seemingly genial meeting offered no hint of the rocky start to the pair's relationship past year, when the Argentinian pontiff questioned then-candidate Trump's Christian credentials, the report said . The pope's session with Obama lasted 50 minutes. Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner both got to meet the pope. "I leave the Vatican more determined than ever to pursue PEACE in our world". Read More

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Experts divided on fallout if Trump withdraws from climate change accord

Experts divided on fallout if Trump withdraws from climate change accord

President Trump has announced on Twitter Wednesday night that he intends to reveal his decision on the Paris climate agreement on Thursday at 3 p.m. "I think odds are they will stay in". Trump has promised to promote the coal industry over renewables. The Paris agreement is the world's first comprehensive climate agreement, which aims to keep the global average rise in temperatures below 20C. Read More

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Man shot dead in Dublin underground auto park

Man shot dead in Dublin underground auto park

He was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers revealed a vehicle was found on fire at nearby Clonliffe Avenue at around 7:30am. The grey Opel Astra was fitted with false number plates with registration 12 D 16387. Gardai can be contacted at Mountjoy Street Station on 01 666 8600, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station. Detectives believe he is the latest victim in the ongoing feud between the Hutch and Kinahan criminal gangs. Read More

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Attack on BJD MP: Police says no complaint received

Attack on BJD MP: Police says no complaint received

On the other hand, Mahanga MLA and state Law Minister Pratap Jena said the simmering public anger over the MP's frequent media statements against the BJD might be the reason behind the incident. They might have instigated the local people by making provocative remarks. "The attack on the MP was carried out at the behest of the chief minister and the law minister has broken the law", Pradhan told media persons at Sambalpur. Read More

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County, local communities testing for West Nile

County, local communities testing for West Nile

However, four out of five people infected with West Nile virus will not show any symptoms. "It's usually the very old, or people that are susceptible to infections where it causes a problem", he says. West Nile virus is a mosquito-borne illness. The CDC estimates that less than 1 percent of people infected develop a serious neurological illness, such as encephalitis or meningitis. Read More

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Kapil Mishra alleges manhandling by AAP legislators in Delhi assembly

Kapil Mishra alleges manhandling by AAP legislators in Delhi assembly

Singh asserted that he had never witnessed such a unruly incident on the floor of the house. Nearly a dozen of AAP MLAs attacked Mishra after that assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel directed marshals to take Mishra out of the assembly. After the attack, the former Delhi minister told India Today that he wasn't scared and he would continue to attend the Assembly session. "(AAP) members should not have left their seat and gone to Mishra. Read More

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Trump shames North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on defense spending as unity tested

Terrorism must be stopped in its tracks, or the horror you saw in Manchester and so many other places will continue forever. Mr Trump emerges from behind Mr Markovic and slaps him hard on the arm. Politico confirmed that May rebuked the leaks and reported that senior United Kingdom official saying, "The prime minister expressed her view that the intelligence sharing relationship with the U.S.is hugely important and valuable but obviously the intelligence needs to be kept secure". Read More

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Karnataka's KR Nandini tops UPSC civil services exam

Karnataka's KR Nandini tops UPSC civil services exam

Reacting to her achievement, a volleyball enthusiast Nandini said, "I always wanted to be an IAS officer". The exam for entry to the Indian Administrative Service is held in three stages every year. She belongs to the Other Backward Class (OBC) category. Almost 11 lakh candidates appeared for the Union Public Service Commission Examination in India this year. Read More

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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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