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UP CM Yogi Adityanath's first cabinet meeting today

The decision taken in the first meeting of Adityanath Cabinet will add a burden of Rs 36 thousand crore on the State exchequer and benefit almost 86 lakh farmers. Also, 5000 wheat buying centres to be set up in Uttar Pradesh which will be personally monitored by CM Adityanath. Deputy Chief Minister of UP Dinesh Sharma was quoted by NTDV, saying, "it is not a compulsion to hold the cabinet meetings in the state capital and they can be held anywhere". Read More

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Basque Separatist Group ETA Says It Has Handed Over Arms

The communication is a finishing touch to a 43-year violent campaign that claimed 829 lives, mostly in Spain. Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism. "What ETA must do is dissolve itself and disappear". Spanish media have speculated that Eta may not have many weapons left, after so many successful police operations. Read More

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Alexis Sanchez wants to stay at Arsenal, says Arsene Wenger

Arsenal last won the Premier League title in 2004 and the pressure on Wenger has intensified this season, with the club often looking as though they will miss out on a top four spot that secures Champions League qualification. " He is very ambitious, he wants to win the Champions League and he came out many times saying that". Sanchez, who joined Arsenal from Barcelona for about £35m in the summer of 2014, has scored 22 goals for the Gunners this season. Read More

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Spicer On Trump's Demands For Health Care: 'He Wants A Good Deal'

Spicer On Trump's Demands For Health Care: 'He Wants A Good Deal'

FBI Director James Comey said last week: "I have been authorized by the Department of Justice to confirm that the FBI, as part of our counterintelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election and that includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia's efforts". Read More

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Mounting confidence nerve gas was used in Syria attack

The surprise strike that took place on Thursday night marked a striking reversal for Trump, who warned as a candidate against the U.S. getting pulled into the Syrian civil war, now in its seventh year. USA military action put the new president at odds with Russian Federation, which has air and ground forces in Syria after intervening there on Assad's side in 2015 and turning the tide against mostly Sunni Muslim rebel groups. Read More

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Prison Break season 1-4

Prison Break season 1-4

Starring Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell , who are reprising their roles, the new series was filmed on location in Morocco. However, nothing is simple with these folks, and Michael isn't living on a tropical island running a fishing camp - his existence has been erased. Read More

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Tillerson to chair UN meeting on North Korea nuclear program

Abe told reporters at his official residence that he was watching to see how China would respond to Pyongyang after Xi meets Trump at the United States leader's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. China, which is also North Korea's key economic benefactor, often backs North Korea but has had its own reservations about Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs. Read More

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London attack: Khalid Masood 'died from shot to chest'

Mr Mackey revealed police had up to 3,500 witnesses to the attack, which began on the south side of Westminster Bridge and lasted 82 seconds, before Masood was shot dead by an armed police officer. The force declined to comment on reports concerning the speed Masood reached during the attack. "The Quran says that if you kill one person it's like killing the whole of humanity". Read More

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Second incident in 3 days: Nigerian woman allegedly slapped in Greater Noida

Second incident in 3 days: Nigerian woman allegedly slapped in Greater Noida

On Wednesday, Nigeria summoned the Indian envoy and asked the Indian Government to ensure immediate arrest and prosecution of those responsible for the attack on Nigerian students. Five Nigerian students were attacked on Monday by crowds, while another was beaten by a mob inside a shopping mall. Four Nigerian students on Monday sustained severe injuries after a group of locals attacked them in Noida , days after hardliner chief minister Yogi Adityanath assumed office. Read More

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Trump kicks off Florida meetings with Chinese president

Speaking with Fox News in 2015, Trump balked at the idea of luxe state dinner in light of China's currency manipulation tactics, instead saying if he were president he'd serve the Chinese leader a double Big Mac. With Trump threatening to pull out of the Paris climate accord negotiated by the Obama administration, Xi is poised to become the world's foremost leader on climate change. Read More

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Gibraltar says Spanish navy patrol ship made illegal incursion into its waters

Gibraltar says Spanish navy patrol ship made illegal incursion into its waters

A foreign ministry notice said Dastis expressed Spain's backing for the EU's position that Spain should have veto rights on any agreements regarding the British territory on the southern Iberian coast. Currently Britain is due to leave the European Union in March 2019, whether or not an agreement over the terms of its departure can be reached. It said that one of the two patrol vessels that Britain's Royal Navy keeps in Gibraltar chased the Spanish ship off. Read More

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Mcebisi Jonas resigns as ANC MP

Mcebisi Jonas resigns as ANC MP

Mantashe, however, said such a vote would fail because it amounted to asking the ANC, in power since the end of white minority rule in 1994, to "close ranks" rather than defect at the whim of another political party. The bishops are concerned about Zuma's decision-making process and his motivation for shuffling the Cabinet, continued the statement issued by Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town, conference president. Read More

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Trump to press China on NKorea

President Trump faces his biggest test as a world leader when he meets Chinese counterpart, President Xi, Thursday and Friday for a summit that will set the tone for perhaps the most consequential of U.S. Trade Representative. Xi will be navigating a very different atmosphere in the United States. That the meeting will be held on the Mar-a-Lago compound presents some uncertainty as to how much the press will be briefed on the negotiations. Read More

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US Secretary of State calls for Assad's ouster

Vremya, which inherited its name from the Soviet Union's main evening news show, cut to a spokesman for the Russian defence ministry who said what had actually happened was that Syrian air force jets had bombed a "terrorist" bomb making factory that contained chemical weapons procured in Iraq, a version dismissed as impossible by Western countries. Read More

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Holy Week and Easter church services

The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 70 River Road, Montville, will hold its Holy Week Services beginning with Palm Sunday service, April 9 at 10:30 a.m. State St., Harbor Springs, with Will Henagan. On Easter Sunday , a breakfast is set for 8:30 a.m. followed by a worship service at 10. So while mom, dad and older children attend services in the Worship Center, elementary-age children can enjoy an exciting celebration just for them in the gym, featuring live music and singing, ... Read More

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Helmand's Sangin district has reportedly fallen to Taliban

The Taliban's capture of Sangin will also have a destabilising effect on neighbouring Kandahar, a province of huge strategic and political significance, and whose capital is Afghanistan's second-largest town. "We value that", Rabbani said. In 2010, thousands of US Marines were deployed to replace British troops and responsibility for security was transferred from the United Kingdom to the US in several areas of Helmand, including Sangin, Nawa, Garmsir, Marjah, Khanshin and Nawzad. Read More

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Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening

Natural gas took over coal as the main fuel for electricity production in the United States , not because of environmental policies put on coal but because the shale revolution unlocked abundant and cheap gas supplies. Those stringent standards would have made it extremely hard for a new coal-fired power plant to be opened. She continued: "The association says this "worrying u-turn" is troubling for the policies aimed at improving climate change and indeed the associated agenda ... Read More

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Trade deficit likely on the menu

Trade deficit likely on the menu

Economists polled by Reuters had forecast the trade gap falling to $44.8 billion in February. The U.S. trade deficit is likely to be an issue when Trump meets Thursday with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Florida. Washington touts itself, with good reason, as America's most trade-dependent state. "Viewed in isolation, the decline in imports could be troubling, but is tempered by the fact that it follows four months of rising imports", Ward McCarthy, chief financial economist at Jefferies LLC ... Read More

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Tornados and apparent twisters, rain, hail around Southeast

Tornados and apparent twisters, rain, hail around Southeast

Current weather conditions are similar to those that produced the 1998 tornadoes as well as the 1974 supercell that caused widespread tornadoes throughout the country. The second round will begin this afternoon as severe storms redevelop during the afternoon hours, according to the National Weather service . Some of these storms could rapidly become strong to severe between 3 to 8 p.m.in Ohio County. Read More

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Trump says Flynn right to ask for immunity

Trump says Flynn right to ask for immunity

Eric Beech writes Flynn resigned last month amid reports that he gave top White House officials incomplete information about his communications with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak late a year ago. Flynn seemed to have a different view last September when he weighed in on the implications of immunity on NBCs “Meet the Press, ” criticizing Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her associates in the FBIs investigation into her use of a private email server. Read More

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Super Eagles 40th in Federation Internationale de Football Association latest ranking

Super Eagles 40th in Federation Internationale de Football Association latest ranking

Congo DR (41st), Tunisia (42nd) Ghana (45th) Côte d'Ivoire (48th) and Morocco (53rd) make up Africa's top 10 . Of the African lot, the Burkinabes have made the most impressions in recent times. Brazil capped off a fine fortnight of football as they moved to the top of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, reclaiming their seat at the top of the podium after a seven-year hiatus. Read More

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Senate heads to Gorsuch confirmation vote Friday

Senate Rule 22, requiring 60 votes to end debate on nominees, has not changed, said Rachel Bovard, director of policy services at The Heritage Foundation and a former Senate aide. Today it is happening - and no one seems terribly surprised. WHY IT WOULD BE EXPLOSIVESuch a rules change on Supreme Court nominees would be a momentous change for the Senate, which traditionally operates via bipartisanship and consent from all senators. Read More

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EJ Dionne Jr.: Reagan Warned Of The Bear In The Woods

EJ Dionne Jr.: Reagan Warned Of The Bear In The Woods

Peskov insisted during the ABC interview that Russian Federation had nothing to do with interference in the 2016 election. They just tell flat out lies. Peter Sinnott, an independent scholar, and James Jatras, a former United States diplomat, have shared with Press TV their analyses of the attack and its unfolding fallout. Read More

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