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Global Anti-BJP front: Who all likely to be part of it?
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Later NCP leader Praful Patel, while briefing media on the meeting, said that both the leaders agreed that there should be "maximum unity" among opposition parties to take on the BJP. Referring to the proposed No Confidence Motion against the BJP, Banerjee said, "I have heard that many BJP MPs will vote against them and this is why the government has not allowed a no confidence motion.

Global 'Gun Debate Is Over' After Rally In Washington
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Embassy in London; protests also took place in Paris; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Sydney. Of course, one of the things that made this event different from other protest marches in Charlotte is that it was organized by high school students, one of them being Myers Park High School senior Maddie Syfert.

Global The Saudi Crown Heir Warned of a Possible War with Iran
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The His Royal Highness the Crown Prince emphasized the importance of the United Nations Security Council taking leadership and responsibility of these issues, particularly that countries respect and enforce the International Resolutions and follow International Laws.

Global Warriors Get KD and Green Back Tonight
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Durant saw the gate with just 2.4 seconds left in the second quarter of the Warriors' game against the Milwaukee Bucks after he appeared to curse out an official over an apparent non-foul call. Josh Richardson led Miami with 22 points. "This is superstar player, who is a champion and he vented his frustration". Bojan Bogdanovic scored 15 of his 25 points in the first half to help in post a victory over host Sacramento.

Global Mega Millions jackpot tops $500 million for only fourth time
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The Mega Millions lottery numbers set to give someone more than half a billion dollars were announced Friday night. The $502 million is the annuity option, where a sole victor is paid over 29 years. The largest single winning ticket awarded $536 million to an IN family IN 2016. The drawing takes place at 10:59 p.m. and will be televised on WABC-7 and Fox 29 in New York City and Philadelphia, respectively.

Global Texas woman jailed for five years for 'accidental' voter fraud
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Texas law prohibits felons from voting until they complete their full sentence , including supervised release. "I find it incredible that the government feels she made this up", her attorney, J. "I was trying to get more money back for my clients". I took accountability for that. In 2011, Mason pleaded guilty to fraud charges stemming from a tax preparation company that she owned with her husband, according to reports.

Global Atlanta Comes to a Halt After Major Bitcoin Ransomware Attack
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Ransomware emerged in Eastern Europe in 2009, when cybercriminals used malicious code to lock users' computers and then demanded 100 euros to unlock them again . "We have been taking active measures to mitigate any risk in the past". There's not even access to electronic records from the city's municipal court.

Global Car Attempts to Ram Into French Military, Suspect Escapes
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A man driving a auto with fake license plates tried to ram a group of soldiers out jogging in southeast France Thursday, security sources told Agence France-Presse ( AFP ), sparking fears of a new attempted attack as the country mourns the victims of a hostage crisis last week.

Global Donald Trump Tweet-Dumps VA Secretary David Shulkin
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She also questioned whether an active-duty military officer can serve as a Cabinet secretary . Jackson, 50, of Levelland, Texas, joined the service in 1995 at the Portsmouth Naval Medical Center in Virginia, according to his Navy biography .

Global France's ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy ordered to face trial on corruption charges
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His goal, it is alleged, was to gain information on an inquiry involving his relations with Liliane Bettencourt, the late heiress to the L'Oréal empire. He's accused of securing leaked details of a probe into the alleged illicit funding of the presidential campaign. Sarkozy has said he's been unfairly targeted by investigators for political reasons.

Global Adnan Syed of 'Serial' Gets a New Trial
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One reason the judge appealed is because Syed's attorney didn't call the key witness Asia McClain during the original trial in 2000. Syed was accused and convicted in 2000 of burying Lee's body in in a shallow grave in a Baltimore park.

Global Jeff Sessions just tamped down conservative calls for a second special counsel
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The Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General will review the FBI's and DOJ's application to monitor former Trump campaign aide Carter Page during the election . Democrats have said the investigations are a waste of money and time . A two-page document filed by prosecutors for the Department of Justice's National Security Division, cited by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune , charges Terry James Albury with two counts of unlawfully disclosing and retaining national defense ...

Global South Korea, DPRK select date for Kim and Moon meeting
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The neighbours are technically still at war after the 1950-53 conflict ended with a ceasefire, and not a truce . North Korean media do not capitalize "south" when discussing South Korea. Kim also reportedly said, "It is our consistent stand to be committed to denuclearization on the peninsula, in accordance with the will of late President Kim Il Sung and late General Secretary Kim Jong Il", according to reports in Chinese media.

Global Lavrov Says Russia To Expel Same Number Of Envoys As West
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The US expelled 60 on Monday as part of the coordinated global response. The Russian move came as a hospital treating Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, said the woman was improving rapidly and was now in stable condition, though her father remained in critical condition.

Global Prisoner escapes from federal immigration agents at JFK airport
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A prisoner being deported by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents escaped their custody at JFK Airport, catching a taxi to freedom. The circumstances surrounding the detainee's escape were not immediately clear. Port Authority officers were notified about the escape 45 minutes after it occurred. He was wearing a purple or black shirt, jeans and sneakers. The 6-2, 190-pound man remains at large, sources said.

Global Germany are not as good as everyone thinks, says Toni Kroos
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In 1970, 1994 and 2002 the Selecao was slated at home by fans and press and yet they rose to the occasion, most memorably in 1970 when a Pele-led side wowed the world with one of the most memorable teams ever to play the game. Instead of pressing high for fear of being caught on the break, Brazil waited for the Germans to enter into their half. (Back row L to R) Germany's defender Antonio Ruediger, Germany's midfielder Toni Kroos , Germany's midfielder Julian Draxler, ...

Global Israeli prime minister Netanyahu rushed to hospital
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a news conference at the White House on February 15, 2017. His wife, Sara, and son, Yair, were also questioned, a spokesperson for the Israeli Police and Israel Securities Authority said Monday.

Global Missing actress Adea Shabani believed to be found dead
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Last week, Shabani's alleged boyfriend, Christopher Spotz , shot and killed himself after leading police on a stolen auto chase. During a press conference, Los Angeles police said that they believed the remains belonged to Shabani, but could not be definitive.

Global Mega Millions Jackpot Soars to $502M
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A victor opting for the cash prize would take home $301 million, minus state and federal taxes. In January, 20-year-old Shane Missler of Port Richey, Florida, won a $451 million jackpot. $536 million, won on July 8, 2016, by a player in Indiana. Jackpot winners must match all six numbers in a drawing. The deadline to purchase a ticket for the next drawing is 10 p.m.

Global Soaking Rain Moves In Wednesday
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The nice day is set to give way to the likelihood of showers on Thursday , and more chances of rain into Easter Weekend for the moment. The SPC is carrying northwest quarter of the region in a Slight Risk for late Wednesday night and northeast quarter of the area on Thursday; with Marginal threat most of the remainder of the area.

Global Russia Mourns Victims of Mall Fire in Kemerovo
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The Kremlin declared today a day of mourning. Many Russian changed their Facebook profiles to blackness to show solidarity with the families of the victims. One parent related a call, "My son was crying and asked, 'When will we be rescued?'" Tsivilyov said, to which Vostrikov replied: "My entire family died".

Global President's attorney floated idea of Flynn, Manafort pardon
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Dowd, who quit last week , reportedly raised the possibility of pardoning former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort . "Period", he said, according to the Times . What Dowd precisely offered - and whether Trump was involved - could now become part of Mueller's investigation, which has included examining whether the president has taken steps to obstruct or stop the probe.

Global Turkey-EU: expectations from meeting in Varna
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The two Greek military officials held in Turkey for nearly four weeks will remain in custody for the time being, according to the decision by a Turkish prosecutor on Tuesday, Skai TV reported. Additionally, Erdogan said Ankara was hoping the process to update the customs union with the EU would begin. Tusk thanked Turkey for its stance on migration and support for refugees, saying it is "impressive".

Global Trump Considering Paying for Border Wall With US Military Budget
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President Donald Trump's migration policies on the Mexican side of the U.S. -Mexico border in Tijuana. Here's a flashback to a 2016 campaign rally where the then-candidate led a "build that wall" chant and then asked the crowd "who's going to pay for the wall?" Meanwhile, the bill not only included a relative pittance of $1.6 billion for some fencing and levees on the border, compared to the $25 billion Trump was seeking, but it included strict restrictions on how the money can be spent.

Global Fatal police shooting protested in Sacramento
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Most ticketholders weren't able to get inside, and the Sacramento Police said via Twitter that "no one else will be admitted to the #SacKings game". "It is vital that we give voice to the pain in our community, especially the African-American community", he said. "They were in a situation where they didn't want a word to be scrutinized", he said.

Global Markelle Fultz to play for first time in months vs. Nuggets
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Overall while Fultz showed some of the rust that you would expect in the first half and the second half, he appeared to have a bit more of a swagger to him. As could be expected, he did not start, and he did not play much (14 minutes). "Today, I felt something good with the performance he has been having in practices and some workouts".

Global Killer Mike issues apology for NRA TV interview regarding gun ownership
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Things came to a head after NRA.TV aired a propaganda video he recorded for the group on the day of #MarchForOurLives. But by Sunday night, he was back with a more nuanced and detailed apology . "Where were you then?" It is no secret or surprise that Killer Mike is an NRA member and pro-gun; he has been outspoken about that for years. Killer Mike has been involved in politics since he broke out onto the music scene in 2012, strongly supporting Bernie Sanders in the last ...

Global JUST IN: Miguna makes major move towards his release
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The lawyer of an opposition politician of dual Kenyan and Canadian citizenship said on Tuesday his client was detained by police at Nairobi airport during an attempt to force him onto a plane to Canada. The rival politicians vowed to unify the country after elections past year in which about 100 people were killed, a lot of them in clashes between opposition supporters and security forces.

Global French police quiz radicalised girlfriend of supermarket gunman
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The 25-year-old attacker's girlfriend, who is yet to be named, is an Islam convert and has been on the radar of the security services for almost a year. Counterterrorism prosecutor Francois Molins said Lakdim had been listed on a police register for radicalized people since 2014 and was under intelligence monitoring in the days leading up to the attack.

Global Ex-Supreme Court Justice Says the Second Amendment Should be Repealed
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And he said the thousands of protesters who participated in the March for Our Lives demonstrations across the country "demand our respect". David Hogg, one of the Stoneman Douglas High School students who rose into the public eye after Florida's school shooting, also agrees with Stevens' premise.

Global Trump Wants to Bring Rob Porter Back
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However, Trump has also said that he knows he probably can't bring Porter back on, the Times reported . Porter left the White House after The Daily Mail published a story in which his two ex-wives accused him of physical and emotional abuse.

Global Chipko Movement Turns 45, Google Celebrates With A Doodle
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In the Doodle , women in traditional Garhwali attire can be seen under the moonlight, holding hands with each other to protect the trees from deforestation. The Chipko movement , also known as Chipko Andolan refers to a forest conservation movement. "Take some time to hug your favourite tree-hugger in celebration of the "Chipko Movement"!" said Google in its tribute.

Global 69-Year-Old Woman Killed In House Fire
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Brad Meints owns the house, but does not live in it, and says it was sound of the fire that caught his attention. No one has broken bones, but one suffered smoke inhalation because his mask was ripped off his face as he fell through the floor.

Global Trump signs budget deal after raising government shutdown threat
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The spending bill doesn't include Democrat-favored subsidies for the Affordable Care Act exchanges, which started faltering after Trump reversed some federal payments in his wider effort to scuttle the health care law. On Friday he took to Twitter to reveal he threatened to veto the bill hours before he signed it, claiming he was concerned with DACA protections. Trump, however, rescinded the program late previous year while giving Congress six months to come up with a permanent plan for the ...

Global GOP In Chester County Facing Dilemma In Wake Of Costello Decision
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Costello is in his second term in Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District, which as it now exists includes parts of Berks, Chester, Montgomery, & Lebanon Counties. Despite the new district boundaries that lean toward a Democratic victory in November, the overall voter registration figures are in Costello's favor and internal polling suggests that he could eke out a win.

Global Partly Sunny & Cold Sunday
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We'll have a couple of calm days Tuesday and Wednesday before our next storm system arrives. Highs on Wednesday near 60 under partly cloudy skies. Just like Thursday during the afternoon commute, we saw some cells producing quite a bit of hail. Since the storm is suppressed south, that means that a strong piece of energy can rotate in from Atlantic Canada.

Global Egypt election under way with el-Sissi certain winner
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Most, it seemed, were there to support el-Sissi. Almost 60 million eligible voters would cast their ballots during the three-day affair to choose an elected leader of the country which was once seen as a balancer in Arab politics but has been hit by political instability and uncertainty now.

Global Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by jihadist group Boko Haram reunited with families
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Receiving majority of the Dapchi schoolgirls as well as a boy and one other girl at the Presidential Villa in Abuja , he called for more support in the fight against insurgency. Mohammed made his statement in an email to Reuters outlining the background to the release of more than 100 schoolgirls freed last week by the group after being kidnapped on February 19 from the northeastern town of Dapchi .

Global Islamabad United reclaim PSL title
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The side had bagged the PSL in its inaugural edition in 2016. Sethi said West Indies team would come to Pakistan for playing series, adding that the people of "city of lights" ( Karachi ), would witness the revival of worldwide cricket.

Global Pflugerville Fire Dept. releases statement about call to Austin bomber's house
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In the "about me" section of the blog, Conditt wrote that he wasn't "that politically inclined", saying he viewed himself as conservative but didn't think he had enough information "to defend my stance as well as it should be defended". "Call 911", Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said. When SWAT approached, Chief Manley says the man detonated a bomb, which knocked one SWAT officer back and gave him minor injuries.

Global German police arrest former Catalan leader
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The grounds for pulling Puigdemont over in Germany on Sunday were a European arrest warrant , police said . The German police is enforcing a European arrest order issued against Puigdemont by the Spanish authorities, according to Spanish media outlet El País .

Global Ambassador denies Russian involvement in Skripal attack in letter to injured policeman
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Mr Bailey said his experience had been " completely surreal " after he was discharged from hospital. Ms Charles-Barks this morning said 48 other people have been given advice from the hospital after the nerve agent attack on March 4. Cichocki, who is responsible for Eastern affairs and security policy, added that Poland wants a "clear position" in the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation which would express solidarity with Britain while pointing to "Russia's responsibility ...

Global WTO doing 'detailed analysis' of Trump tariffs against China
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However, the opposite happened, Easton said, adding that the Trump Administration's current trade sanctions against China were meant to maintain the USA position as the top superpower and to restore healthy trade relations. "They've been thinking of this since Trump was elected". USA business groups, while still skeptical of the pace of Beijing's promised reforms, welcome what they hope is long-delayed progress to open up China's economy, apparently the result of the Trump administration's ...

Global Warriors star Curry's regular season over after MCL sprain
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McGee went up to block a shot, but when he came back down he landed on Curry's left leg. JaVale McGee , the 7-foot accidental villain, could barely speak about his role Friday night in the moment that left the Warriors pleading for mercy while their fans were screaming at the sky.

Global Patriots owner Kraft lends plane to Parkland, Fla., students for rally
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Five student editors from the newspaper sat down with CBS News' Margaret Brennan at the Newseum Friday to discuss their experience as students, journalists and activists. While Kai Koerber honestly disagreed, sharing that teachers having guns would not make him feel better. Information from the Associated Press used in this report .

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