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50 radicalised Indian youth have crossed over

50 radicalised Indian youth have crossed over

She also took strong objection to African heads of Mission's remark that India's response was inadequate on the attacks on Africans. "The Indian government's response can not be called inadequate by any means", she said. The Minister also objected to the African missions' demand for an investigation by the Human Rights Council, saying that India had robust human rights bodies, an active civil society, besides an independent media and judiciary. Read More

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Kendall Jenner's protest Pepsi spot prompts online backlash

Kendall Jenner's protest Pepsi spot prompts online backlash

Pepsi said it was not its intention to make light of serious social issues. "We are pulling the content and halting any further roll out". In its statement Wednesday, PepsiCo apologised to Jenner for putting her "in this position". Evans was arrested for peacefully protesting against the police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile and supporters of the movement felt that Pepsi's version featuring a white, privileged supermodel was an insult to the BLM uprising. Read More

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Israel approves new settlement for Amona evacuees

Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi condemned the new settlement approval and called for worldwide intervention. A White House official noted Netanyahu had made a commitment to the Amona settlers before U.S. Netanyahu's hard-line government, which is dominated by settler allies, recently passed legislation aimed at legalizing dozens of those outposts. The administration of US President Donald Trump has yet to comment on the Israeli vote, which was unanimous. Read More

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Tuesday's First Warning Forecast: Clearing skies, warm, and windy

Tuesday's First Warning Forecast: Clearing skies, warm, and windy

One year later, April 5 is being much more kind to South Jersey, as abundant sunshine will drive highs up to near 70 degrees, making Wednesday the nicest overall day of the forecast. Tonight: We will be seeing mostly cloudy skies with some sprinkles around the area. Cooler air will move in to end the week. A steady warming trend should begin Sunday and continue into early next week as we may come full circle and welcome back the 70-degree sunshine to start Easter week. Read More

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Kate dazzles on red carpet for West End revival of 42nd Street

But where exactly was the Duchess of Cambridge while the future King of England was frolicking around Verbier and showing off his awkward dancing in a Swiss nightclub? See PA story SHOWBIZ Baftas. Then, Kate chose to wear the same exact outfit nearly one year later, at a 'Service For Hope, ' and the only difference between her outfit was her tights and her hat. Read More

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China confirms return of Kim Jong-nam's body

Tensions have escalated in the region following a series of missile launches by North Korea in recent months and reports suggesting Pyongyang may be preparing another atomic test. "So, I think the world should be ready to deal with this kind of person". We must educate the North Korean people to finish this 100-meter race, "he added". Read More

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Royals join families of London terror victims for service

Royals join families of London terror victims for service

Masood, 52, was then shot dead by armed police. Some of the victims' relatives wept as the Very Rev Dr John Hall , Dean of Westminster, read out the... Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. "No doubt it was in imitation of the attacks in Nice and Berlin. Read More

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YouTube's streaming TV service is finally live

In an effort to attract subs early on, YouTube is offering a 30-day free trial, and a Google Chromecast streaming adapter after customers make their first month's payment ( while supplies last ). The $35 a month service , which delivers access to traditional broadcast and cable channels over the web, can be accessed in New York, San Francisco, LA, Chicago and Philadelphia. Read More

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Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

The missile was launched at 6:42 am from near the city of Sinpo and flew around 40 miles, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff announced, before falling into the Sea of Japan . The North Korean flag flies over that country's embassy in Beijing last month. "I've joked before that they don't mind being hated, but they definitely hate to be ignored", Ralph Cossa, president of the Pacific Forum CSIS think tank in Honolulu, said after Wednesday's launch. Read More

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UK woman who urinated on Trump golf course loses case

UK woman who urinated on Trump golf course loses case

After she had relieved herself in the great outdoors, she went on her merry way. He said her evidence showed she was clearly distressed. Beyts agreed with the claims, according to the Daily Mail . Paul Motion QC, representing Trump Links International, said that if Beyts' claim was upheld it would have major ramifications for the "prevention of crime and the apprehension of offenders" in the future. Read More

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King is 44th senator to oppose Gorsuch

Such a step would threaten to further erode trust between the parties in Congress. Has the "nuclear option" been done before? "Actually the people who wanted to adjourn for half an hour had the most votes", he reported. Democrats countered with equally apocalyptic declarations about how ending the filibuster for confirmation votes for the Supreme Court would lead inexorably to ending filibusters for legislation as well, and radically transform the nature of the Senate by making it ... Read More

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Oil Prices Plunge After Crude Inventories Rise To New Highs

Oil prices pared gains on Wednesday as the unexpected data intensified market concerns about global oversupply. Shipped oil supplies have fallen by as much as 17 percent this year, according to oil analysis firm Vortexa. Prices gained 79 cents to $51.03 on Tuesday, its highest close since March 7. Refinery crude runs rose 203,000 barrels per day and utilization rates climbed 1.5 percentage points to 90.8 percent of total capacity, EIA data showed, as plants restart from spring turnarounds. Read More

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Syria 'chemical attack' down to Assad, US says

Tuesday's attack came one day after regime aircraft carried out a similar chlorine gas attack on Idlib's town of Al-Habit, injuring or hurting dozens. The attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun left dozens suffering respiratory problems and symptoms including vomiting, fainting and foaming at the mouth, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Read More

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Flynn made USD 1.3 million for lobbying, speeches, other work

Flynn made USD 1.3 million for lobbying, speeches, other work

In all, Flynn earned at least $1.3 million in the past year, including more than $827,000 through his consulting firm, Flynn Intel Group, his disclosure shows . However, that process was suspended when Flynn resigned. In an initial filing submitted in February, just days before he left the Trump administration, Flynn did not provide an itemized list of the companies that paid him to speak - including RT, the Kremlin-backed television network that us intelligence services have described as a ... Read More

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Le Pen: I would quit if France rejects eurozone exit

With Le Pen expected to come second to centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, Mr Vedral wrote: "while the base case is that she won't [win], it is at best naive, at worst negligent to assume she can't". Speaking on Europe 1 radio after a visit last week to Moscow where she met President Vladimir Putin, she said she did not have any financial backing from Russia, nor from any Russian financial institution, but that she was trying to get a loan from a foreign bank. Read More

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Israeli police kill Palestinian who stabbed three in Jerusalem

Israeli police kill Palestinian who stabbed three in Jerusalem

Since Washington holds the key to the problem, unless it takes a decisive position, conforms with worldwide legitimacy, against Israel's settlement activities and myriad other abuses, the latter will not stop its illegal acts. Amid all the mixed signals and moving parts in the region, how should the US proceed? Washington, Israel's main ally, did not elaborate, with a White House official only saying that Tel Aviv "made clear that Israel's intent is to adopt a policy regarding ... Read More

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Jennifer Lopez introduces new beau Alex Rodriguez to her mom

Jennifer Lopez introduces new beau Alex Rodriguez to her mom

This family outing comes following the news Jenny from the Block has also already met Alex's sister, Susy Dunand! The pair was also spotted together as they were enjoying a lunch date in Los Angeles . "Jen wants a ring and she wants it now". Rodriguez even met Lopez's mother , Guadalupe , last week in NYC. Earlier, in an interview Friday on " The View ", Rodriguez didn't come out and say Jennifer Lopez's name, but he didn't really have to. Read More

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More than 200 now confirmed dead in Colombia mudslide

More than 200 now confirmed dead in Colombia mudslide

Three rivers near the city of 45,000 people burst their banks Saturday amid torrential rain, creating an avalanche of water and mud that washed up all its 17 districts. President Santos, who arrived at the site to coordinate search and rescue operation, announced a public calamity regime. Herman Granados, an anesthesiologist, said he worked throughout the night on victims. Read More

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Why pressure is mounting on South Africa's Zuma to step down

On the agenda was the Cabinet reshuffle , the economic downgrade by Standard & Poor's, as well as calls for Zuma to resign, Cosatu general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali said . "We should wait and see how the other ratings agencies rate South Africa and focus on navigating our way through this turmoil". The committee resolved that Zuma should step down. Read More

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Jagielka: Everton want to win Merseyside derby for Coleman

Jagielka: Everton want to win Merseyside derby for Coleman

Republic counterpart O'Neill was at a loss to understand Bale's response, insisting instead that he could have suffered the same fate as Taylor and been dismissed by Italian referee Nicola Rizzoli. It's not something you're going to get over in 24 hours, 36 hours. Everton captain Phil Jagielka said Tuesday his side will be especially fired-up to win this weekend's Merseyside derby against Liverpool after a horrific injury suffered by team-mate Seamus Coleman on global duty. Read More

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Israel approves West Bank settlement

In a related decision, Netanyahu told his ministers during a meeting on Thursday that some 900 dunams (222 acres) of Palestinian territory has been announced as "state land". Mr Trump, who had been seen by Israelis as sympathetic towards settlements, appeared to surprise Mr Netanyahu during a White House visit last month, when he urged the Israeli leader to "hold back on settlements for a little bit". Read More

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Tesco share price: Grocer's sales and market share dip

Tesco share price: Grocer's sales and market share dip

Overall the United Kingdom grocery market saw sales growth slow to 1.4%, research from Kantar Worldpanel showed on Tuesday, down from 2.3% a month ago and 1.7% before that. This was due to the unrelenting march of German discounters Lidl and Aldi, which both reached new record high market shares and collectively now account for 11.7% of the grocery market. Read More

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Conte taking season 'step by step'

Conte is absolutely right, a legitimate title race is good for the media, because it's also good for neutrals, and everyone else in the league as a whole, other than Chelsea . "I don't think it can be done". "We have to be compact and solid, but hope the spaces open up for us to create some opportunities for themselves". Read More

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Trump presses China on North Korea ahead of Xi talks

Trump presses China on North Korea ahead of Xi talks

The stakes were raised today after the US President warned North Korea he was prepared to act along against the rogue state if China does not take a tougher stand against its nuclear programe. I have great respect for China. Trump predicts the meeting will be " difficult ", but that may be an understatement. " We are exploring a new range of diplomatic, security, economic measures ", Tillerson said. Read More

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