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Downtown Indy canal goes teal for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Downtown Indy canal goes teal for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Trump issued his own proclamation Friday, citing Department of Justice data that says more than 300,000 instances of rape are reported in the USA each year. The president went on to say he had directed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to create a task force centered on crime reduction and public safety. The proclamations are part of a nation-wide effort to combat sexual and domestic violence through prevention. Read More

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United Nations chief calls for protection of Iraqi civilians

United Nations chief calls for protection of Iraqi civilians

Guterres planned to meet with Iraq's president, prime minster and Parliament speaker before heading north to the self-ruled Kurdish region. US -led forces fighting the Islamic State are adjusting their tactics in Iraq and Syria based on evidence that the terrorist group lures airstrikes at buildings in which they have trapped civilians, a spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve said Thursday. Read More

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Huge nuclear cost overruns push Toshiba's Westinghouse into bankruptcy

Huge nuclear cost overruns push Toshiba's Westinghouse into bankruptcy

Toshiba has maintained it wants to sell off Westinghouse , saying the root of the financial problems was acquiring CB&I Stone and Webster, the nuclear construction company involved in the construction at Vogtle. The most significant impact is removing Westinghouse from Toshiba's consolidated accounts starting in the fiscal year ending Friday. Toshiba media representatives could not immediately be reached for comment after business hours. Read More

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Putin meets French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at Kremlin

Earlier Friday, Ms Le Pen met Russian parliamentary speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, calling for increasing cooperation with Russia in the fight against "terrorism". Le Pen, who leads the National Front party, said the West's poor relations with Russian Federation are unjustified. "The Russians very much like her, and Russian banks have certainly helped her and her father before in financing their political activities", says Smith, adding that she's not the only French politician. Read More

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1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub

Police said Sunday that 16 people were shot. "The investigation is in its very early stages", the police chief said. CINCINNATI, Oh (CBSN) - A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 others wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities say. Read More

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ICE Detains US Citizen For Almost 3 Weeks

ICE Detains US Citizen For Almost 3 Weeks

It was the region's biggest immigration roundup in recent memory. ICE states in a prepared release that of the 84 arrested, 60 have criminal histories. Instead, the contract with ICE is similar to contracts with the U.S. Marshals, the Utah Department of Corrections or Franklin County. One man who was arrested in Austin had a prior conviction for delivery of a controlled substance. Read More

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No deal in sight as fifth round of UN Syria talks concludes

No deal in sight as fifth round of UN Syria talks concludes

The two sides, who met with de Mistura separately, did finally delve into some substance, after spending four previous rounds squabbling over the agenda. "They are exclusively discussing their empty rhetoric about countering terrorism, although they attracted terrorism to region, they used all kinds of weapons, and they used siege and chemical weapons agianst the people", chief opposition negotiator Nasr al-Hariri told reporters. Read More

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IAAF records targeted in cyber attac

IAAF records targeted in cyber attac

The attack carried out by FANCY BEAR, also known as APT28, was detected during a proactive investigation carried out by Cyber Incident Response (CIR) firm, Context Information Security, who were contacted by IAAF at the beginning of January to undertake a technical investigation across its systems. Read More

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IISc tops national rankings, IIT-Madras comes second

While initially there were four parameters, NIRF has added two more parameters - Common overall rank and General Degree Colleges - in creating this year's list. No other prominent DU colleges including St Stephen's or Ramjas College have made it to the list. Based on the outlines, the first edition of Indian rankings was released on April 4th 2016. Read More

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Following law on illegal slaughterhouses, says Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

Agriculture Minister Surya Pratap Sahi said the government was committed to fulfilling its promise to farmers and modalities in this regard were being worked out. Besides farm loan waiver, the cabinet is likely to take important decisions regarding legalising slaughterhouses, licenses of meat-sellers, extending more help to the water-scarce Bundelkhand region and sorting out the problems related to Purvanchal - issues mentioned in BJP's manifesto. Read More

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Three missing as vehicle washed into NSW river

Three missing as vehicle washed into NSW river

The child was now at Tweed Heads hospital with family members. Three people are feared dead after a vehicle was swept into the Tweed River in flood-ravaged northern NSW. "She couldn't say much, she just said my mum, my little sister and my brother have gone in the river in a auto". "They called the ambulance and called police". Read More

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Manchin shares details on Gorsuch support

She also criticized Trump in her statement announcing her opposition, saying "the president who promised working people he would lift them up has nominated a judge who can't even see them". Constitution. If the Democrats filibuster this second nomination, the persuasive argument for a Senate of no less than 60 Republicans in January 2019 takes on an a fortiori aspect. Read More

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British Babies Appear to Cry More Than in Any Other Country

British Babies Appear to Cry More Than in Any Other Country

Previous research has indicated that around 40 per cent of infant crying is inconsolable, and Professor Wolke said many new mothers and fathers are unduly stressed by some "unscientific" parenting books which offer bogus solutions. The lowest levels of crying were found in Denmark, Germany and Japan, with some babies crying for as little as 30 minutes a day. Crying generally peaks at around two hours fifteen minutes per day at six weeks - and reduces gradually to an average of 1 hour 10 ... Read More

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Meanwhile in Paraguay, protesters set fire to the Senate

A demonstrator holds a sign that reads in Spanish " No to the coup" during a protest against the project to change the country's constitution, in Asuncion, Paraguay, Thursday, March 30, 2017. "Democracy is not conquered or defended with violence and you can be sure this government will continue to put its best effort into maintaining order in the republic", he wrote in a statement issued on Twitter . Read More

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Kim Kardashian bumped into by a man

Kim Kardashian bumped into by a man

In the report , the site claimed that the man allegedly touched her breath and began breathing in her face, and that when Kardashian could finally make it back to her vehicle, she was "visibly shaken" and in shock. Kim was presenting an award at the bash, but also took the opportunity to catch up with stars including Cindy Crawford, Nicki Minaj and Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie. Read More

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India's highways run dry after court ban on liquor

India's highways run dry after court ban on liquor

The Supreme Court, which in December a year ago banned liquor shops within 500 metres on either side of national and state highways, on Friday also banned hotels and restaurants along the highways from serving liquor. The uncertainty of India's business climate will deter investment from coming to India. Many thoroughfares in the city had been declared as state highways as the municipal corporation didn't have the resources to maintain them. Read More

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Why Is the Justice Department Trying to Silence Sally Yates?

Congressional Democrats, including the panel's top Democrat, Adam Schiff of California, and party leaders, said Nunes should remove himself from the committee's Russian Federation probe after admitting Monday that he visited the White House grounds to meet with a source to view intelligence documents that he used to bolster President Trump's claims of surveillance by the previous administration. Read More

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2 dozen reported arrested in Moscow protest attempts

Police had blocked off Pushkin Square, a traditional gathering place for demonstrators. The protesters in Moscow and in other cities demanded answers regarding the claims of opposition leader Alexei Navalny saying that the Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, secretly acquired assets - everything from palaces, country estates, yachts to Italian vineyards - all with the money of one of the richest people in Russian Federation. Read More

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Ten weeks into Trump's presidency, not much winning

Ten weeks into Trump's presidency, not much winning

Almost 6 in 10 voters -59 percent - said Trump's conduct as president embarrassed them, according to the poll. More than three-quarters of Democrats favor an independent investigation while only one-quarter of Republicans do. A great deal, about 15 percent said; a good amount, about 22 percent said; not very much, about 21 percent; not at all, about 40 percent; unsure, about 3 percent. Read More

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Grichuk, Cardinals top Cubs 4-3 in wild opener

Molina, going back to his outstanding World Baseball Classic, seems like a new man this year. Hope started to fade from the remaining Cardinals fans still in Busch Stadium after a steady rain hit late in the game. It's exciting that the Cardinals were able to keep an iconic player in red for the next four years. The Cardinals finished 1-for-12 with runners in scoring position with Grichuk's last hit being the lone RBI producer with RISP. Read More

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Missing Pennsylvania judge, 91, found alive in wooded area

A missing federal judge was found alive in a wooded area in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, Thursday evening after an intensive search by the U.S. Marshals Service, the FBI and state police. trying to enter a grocery store pharmacy near his home outside Scranton. He had left his wallet and phone at home. He is known for presiding over the infamous "kids for cash" case about two former Luzerne County judges Michael Conahan and Mark Ciavarella, who were accused of accepting money from the developer and ... Read More

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Cardinals, OF Stephen Piscotty agree to deal

Cardinals, OF Stephen Piscotty agree to deal

Louis' control via extra guaranteed years or options. Piscotty was not eligible for free agency until 2022. While Piscotty is just the latest homegrown St. Louis. The deal comes one day after the Cardinals announced a three-year, $60 million contract with catcher Yadier Molina . The deals began with lefty Brett Cecil's four-year, $30.5-million contract, and then peaked with Dexter Fowler's five-year, $82.5-million deal. Read More

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Britain says only Gibraltar, UK people can decide future

In 2002, the former British foreign secretary, Jack Straw , asked Gibraltarians if they wanted Britain to share sovereignty with Spain . "I do think it is a remarkable coincidence that 35 years ago this week, that another woman Prime Minister sent a taskforce half way across the world to protect another small group of British people against another Spanish speaking country", Howard told Sky News . Read More

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London attack: Significant arrests as police appeal for information on Khalid Masood

That brings the number of people in custody for the Wednesday attack to nine. Armed British police patrol outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, central London following a terrorist attack on 22 March, 2017. His occupation was unclear. The attacker was then shot several times by police officers and later died. "However, he was known to police and has a range of previous convictions for assaults, including grievous bodily harm, possession of offensive weapons and public order ... Read More

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Scavino, WH push back after tweet urging GOP primary challenge

Last week, in the wake of the GOP's failure to pass a bill repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, some party leaders said that Republicans needed to re-learn how to govern. "It's risky for side groups to be negotiating legislation when the committees are the ones who draft amendments", MacArthur said, "The danger of the Tuesday Group and Freedom Caucus looking like we're negotiating is it alienates dozens of other members of Congress". Read More

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Floods hinder rescue in Australia post Debbie

Category four Cyclone Debbie smashed into Queensland on Tuesday between Bowen and Airlie, ripping up trees and causing widespread damage that is still being assessed. Evacuation Orders have also been issued by city of Gold Coast authorities for residents in Alberton, Stapylton, Woongoolba, Gilberton and Steiglitz, while levels of the Albert River remain extremely high. Read More

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