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Global Maoists gunned down by the police in Chhattisgarh
Author: 0 Maoists gunned down by the police in Chhattisgarh

The C-60 commandos of the Gadchiroli police on Saturday recovered one more highly decomposed body of a Maoist from the Indravati river bed, taking the toll in the much-discussed twin naxal encounters to 40. "After the recent visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bijapur, police harassment on tribals have increased manifold", Jagan alleged in his letter.

Global Supreme Court Stays Trial in Kathua Rape and Murder Case
Author: 0 Supreme Court Stays Trial in Kathua Rape and Murder Case

Senior advocate Indira Jaising, for the victim's father, urged the Court to monitor the trial. She said that in the charge sheet it is mentioned that investigation will be conducted under CrPC section 178A which is not a closed affair but the main investigation is done.

Global Montgomery, Alabama: New lynching memorial evokes terror of victims
Author: 0 Montgomery, Alabama: New lynching memorial evokes terror of victims

Bryan Stevenson , the initiative's executive director and a civil rights lawyer, joined WBUR. The steel columns, hanging in rows above a descending slope, display the names of individual victims of lynching, with others bearing only the word "unknown" for victims who have not been identified.

Global Rapper admits to dissolving three missing students' bodies in acid, authorities say
Author: 0 Rapper admits to dissolving three missing students' bodies in acid, authorities say

Gutierrez admitted that a friend recruited him three months ago to work for the Jalisco New Generation drug cartel , and that he had received 3,000 pesos - almost $159 - a week. Aristoteles Sandoval, governor of Jalisco, said prosecutors are seeking the highest sentence available to the two suspects - 140 years in prison. Others show images of young gang members in poor neighborhoods brandishing weapons and taking drugs.

Global European Union bans use of pesticides harmful to bee (4)
Author: 0 European Union bans use of pesticides harmful to bee (4)

Study after study has shown that pesticides ( neonicotinoids in particular ) hurt bee populations, as well as other insects, worms, and even birds. Two manufacturers of the neonicotinoids mentioned by the ban - Bayer CropScience , which developed imidacloprid, and Nyngenta, developer of thiamethoxam - filed legal challenges to the earlier, partial ban, for which a verdict is anticipated on May 17.

Global Mails Show Lawyer Veselnitskaya In Close Communication With Top Russian Officials
Author: 0 Mails Show Lawyer Veselnitskaya In Close Communication With Top Russian Officials

Bochkaryov, about the Russian government's response. Natalia Veselnitskaya has previously maintained that she is nothing more than a private attorney with no formal connection to Russian President Vladimir Putin's regime. "It quickly became clear that she had no meaningful information", the president's son said in a statement a year ago, adding that Veselnitskaya wanted to discuss adoption policy.

Global Romaine lettuce E-coli outbreak spreads to MS
Author: 0 Romaine lettuce E-coli outbreak spreads to MS

NBC said this is the worst outbreak since 2006 when illnesses traced to spinach killed three and sickened more than 270 people. To date, 22 states have been affected. "When I was farming, I was the one that would harvest the lettuce myself", Bush said. By April 10, the CDC had issued its first announcement about the E.

Global Israel abandons plan to forcibly deport African migrants
Author: 0 Israel abandons plan to forcibly deport African migrants

African asylum seekers and activists protest against plans to deport migrants at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv on March 24, 2018. Some 35,000 African migrants, mostly from Sudan and Eritrea, are in Israel. Last month, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached a deal with the U.N.to resettle half of the migrants in Western nations and absorb the rest. Netanyahu called off the agreement with the UNHCR hours after it was announced on April 2, under pressure from his right-wing political allies.

Global Trump Congratulates Mike Pompeo As 70th Secretary Of State
Author: 0 Trump Congratulates Mike Pompeo As 70th Secretary Of State

Pompeo, as Central Intelligence Agency director, traveled to Pyongyang over Easter after being nominated for secretary of state . Pompeo-who has previously expressed support for regime change in Iran and North Korea-will take over as America's top diplomat at a time when Trump appears closer than ever to ripping up the Iran nuclear accord, a move experts warn will place the US on a path to war.

Global Josh Allen on insensitive tweets: 'I've learned from it'
Author: 0 Josh Allen on insensitive tweets: 'I've learned from it'

Was it someone looking to stir up chaos? Just within the last hour, a couple of people have floated the theory - and I emphasize it's just a theory - that perhaps another team actually did this to Josh Allen in the hopes that he would fall to them.

Author: 0 Trump Welcomes Merkel To The White House Again

Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. Trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom said the German chancellor Angela Merkel and French president Emmanuel Macron, who are both travelling to Washington separately this week, will raise the matter with Trump.

Global Trump Meets With Apple CEO At White House To Talk Trade
Author: 0 Trump Meets With Apple CEO At White House To Talk Trade

In a letter, six conservative groups who support the US President suggested he visit his "ancestral home" of Scotland instead. Following this week's reported one-on-one meeting between Apple Chief Executive, Tim Cook , and President Donald Trump , one of The White House's Chief Economic advisors, Larry Kudlow , appeared in a brief CNBC interview during which he lauded the Apple executive's experience interacting with the Chinese government, and more .

Global Pruitt says 'era of secret science' coming to end
Author: 0 Pruitt says 'era of secret science' coming to end

A group of more than 1,000 scientists wrote their own letter to Pruitt yesterday, encouraging him to "cease any plans to restrict the types of science that the Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) can use in regulatory decision making".

Global Maryam Nawaz terms Khawaja Asif's disqualification a 'fixed match'
Author: 0 Maryam Nawaz terms Khawaja Asif's disqualification a 'fixed match'

The party workers gave me strength and passion. PTI chairman Imran Khan hailed the verdict on Twitter saying, "Another darbari of the godfather disqualified on the same pattern". The petition pointed out that the iqama of Asif was renewed on June 29, 2017 and was valid till June 28, 2019, which established that in spite of being a federal minister, Asif "intends to surreptitiously and secretly continue with his full-time employment with IMECL in violation of his oath of office under the ...

Global The leaders of South Korea and North Korea will talk in private
Author: 0 The leaders of South Korea and North Korea will talk in private

Nuclear weapons have become central to the regime's identity, with North Korea's status as a "nuclear state" enshrined in its constitution. North Korea, ruled with an iron fist by Kim, restricts its citizens' movements, freedom of expression and access to basic essentials, as well as running what is widely considered to be an extensive and brutal system of prison camps.

Global Jewish Chronicle editor condemns Corbyn meeting as 'worse than useless'
Author: 0 Jewish Chronicle editor condemns Corbyn meeting as 'worse than useless'

He appeared to criticise elements of the Palestinian movement for antisemitism for the first time as Labour leader, in one of the most significant breaks from his supporters. "That's why we are all here today". Responding to the statement from Jewish leaders, which said none of their action points were agreed to, Mr Gwynne said: "That's not my understanding of what was agreed".

Global Alfie Evans' parents to meet doctors in bid to take him home
Author: 0 Alfie Evans' parents to meet doctors in bid to take him home

On Wednesday, three court of appeal judges backed the decision made at the high court the previous day. "True to that legacy, the Pople spoke out in defense of Alfie Evans and the fundamental human rights of his parents to do all they can to save the life of their child".

Global White House stands by VA nominee Ronny Jackson
Author: 0 White House stands by VA nominee Ronny Jackson

Jackson's nomination hearing was postponed indefinitely after the whistleblowers came forward accusing him of being unfit for the job. And he reportedly provided a large supply of the prescription pain killer Percocet to a staffer in the White House military office.

Global Israel, US concerned by recent Iranian cargo flights to Syria
Author: 0 Israel, US concerned by recent Iranian cargo flights to Syria

United States intelligence is monitoring several cargo flights from Iran into Syria that the U.S. suspects are carrying weapons systems to be used by Bashar al-Assad's regime or Iranian forces, weapons that could threaten Israel. The latest limited clash between Israel and Syria comes in the wake of a threat against Israel by Iran, the patron of Syria's ruler Bashar al-Assad.

Global Inventor found guilty of Kim Wall murder
Author: 0 Inventor found guilty of Kim Wall murder

Madsen was charged with murder, dismemberment, indecent handling of a corpse and having sexual relations of a "particularly risky nature" in relation to the killing of the 30-year-old journalist, who disappeared on August 10 after boarding the submarine the inventor had built.

Global CNN Explains Why Arizona Election Is Actually Good News for Democrats
Author: 0 CNN Explains Why Arizona Election Is Actually Good News for Democrats

Trent Franks after a scandal in which he was reported to have repeatedly asked two female staffers working for him to serve as child surrogates. Electoral analysts said Tipirneni's performance, despite her loss, was further evidence that Republicans face strong political headwinds this year, in part thanks to Trump's low approval ratings.

Global Donors Pledge $4.4 Billion in Aid for Syria, Neighboring Countries
Author: 0 Donors Pledge $4.4 Billion in Aid for Syria, Neighboring Countries

Addressing the third panel discussion on the humanitarian aspect of the second Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, the Foreign Minister said that there are many issues related to this crisis, the most important of which are the protection of civilians and the way this war has been conducted.

Global White House says travel ban is working
Author: 0 White House says travel ban is working

GENERAL FRANCISCO: My final point has to do with my - my brother's recognition that, if the president were to say tomorrow that he was sorry, all of this would go away.Well, the president has made crystal clear on September 25th that he had no intention of imposing the Muslim ban.

Global Patrick Mabedi appointed as Chiefs interim coach
Author: 0 Patrick Mabedi appointed as Chiefs interim coach

It is the second violent incident in a month involving Chiefs, who will now certainly have to cough up the remainder of their R200,000 suspended sentence for the first incident that followed the 3-0 loss to Chippa United, and will face bigger sanctions.

Global Judge revokes $2M bond for Waffle House suspect
Author: 0 Judge revokes $2M bond for Waffle House suspect

Authorities found Reinking in a wooded area Monday not far from his apartment after a almost 36-hour manhunt, leaving the metro Nashville area on edge. They discovered it outside the apartment where he lived and hauled it away. The suspect in the deadly Waffle House shooting in Nashville , Tennessee, was arrested on Monday after a 36-hour manhunt.

Global Racist Promposal 'Under Investigation' at Florida School
Author: 0 Racist Promposal 'Under Investigation' at Florida School

Riverview High School Principal Kathy Wilks said the school doesn't "condone or support" the racist message, Click Orlando reported. Trevor Harvey, the president of the NAACP chapter in Sarasota, said that district officials had reached out to him.

Global Erdogan Pays Tribute to Armenian Victims on Genocide Remembrance Day
Author: 0 Erdogan Pays Tribute to Armenian Victims on Genocide Remembrance Day

The letter to President Trump, led by Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chairs Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), David Trott (R-Mich.), Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) and David Valadao (R-Calif.) as well as Vice-Chairs Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.) explained that: "The Armenian Genocide continues to stand as an important reminder that crimes against humanity must not go without recognition and condemnation".

Global Ronny Jackson's appointment in jeopardy
Author: 0 Ronny Jackson's appointment in jeopardy

The expectation is Jackson will make a decision "very soon" - in a matter of days, not weeks. A Senate hearing to consider the nomination of Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson , MD, to serve as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been postponed because of undisclosed allegations about the nominee .

Global Trump snaps at reporter for asking about possible Michael Cohen pardon
Author: 0 Trump snaps at reporter for asking about possible Michael Cohen pardon

President Donald Trump was displeased with a reporter who asked him about whether he would pardon his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen , who is under criminal investigation . 'There's no need. There's no need for that at this point'. In addition, prosecutors reportedly are looking at whether Cohen committed bank fraud, along with possible improper campaign donations to the president.

Global Saudi Arabia issues drone restrictions following palace incident
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia issues drone restrictions following palace incident

The kingdom's interior ministry instructed drone enthusiasts to obtain permissions to fly the devices until regulations were finalised, noting a law for the use of drones was in its final stage. Besides permanently banning recreational drones from airport and military airspaces, authorities restricted all privately owned unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from entering " prohibited or restricted areas ", including palaces, residences and other facilities belonging to members of the royal family.

Global 2 officers, 1 civilian shot in Dallas
Author: 0 2 officers, 1 civilian shot in Dallas

A civilian was also shot in the incident, according to the Dallas Police Department's Twitter account. He did not say that there were any fatalities. He may have fled the location in a white truck. The situation is developing and we'll have updates throughout the evening . Please keep our officers and their families in your thoughts and prayers.

Global Armenia's PM Sargsyan resigns after days of mass protests, political turmoil
Author: 0 Armenia's PM Sargsyan resigns after days of mass protests, political turmoil

Talks were initially planned for Wednesday after the resignation of prime minister Serzh Sarksyan on Monday following nearly two weeks of street protests that plunged the impoverished ex-Soviet republic into political crisis. The spokeswoman for Russia's Foreign Ministry, meanwhile, expressed solidarity with Armenia. "We hope that order and stability will be maintained in that country, and in the foreseeable future a political configuration based on the consensus of all forces that represent ...

Global Mexico Makes New Trade Agreement With EU
Author: 0 Mexico Makes New Trade Agreement With EU

Under the agreement, reached last Saturday, practically all trade in goods between the European Union and Mexico will now be duty-free, including goods in the agricultural sector. "Despite these positive results, there was still a wide margin for improving the trade relationship that the new agreement is addressing, by making virtually all trade in goods duty-free", the Commission said.

Global The G7 opposed
Author: 0 The G7 opposed "Russian aggression"

His Canadian host and counterpart, Chrystia Freeland , was quick to agree. Johnson said the G7, meeting in Toronto, had agreed on the need to be vigilant about Russian Federation, which denies involvement in the attack. "In terms of the specific responses, that is the homework which we ministers gave ourselves and committed to bring to our leaders". Along with Britain and Canada, the G7 also includes the United States , Germany, France, Italy, and Japan.

Global Russians protest Moscow's Telegram ban with paper planes
Author: 0 Russians protest Moscow's Telegram ban with paper planes

Roskomnadzor , Russia's telecommunication regulator, stated Sunday that regardless of a court docket order Google has not complied with a request to stop Telegram from utilizing its IP addresses with the intention to proceed function. It is also believed to have caught out some web services that used Amazon Web Services, including Twitch and Spotify. It said the firm has "not met the demands of Roscomnadzor" and "continues allowing the Telegram Messenger Limited Liability ...

Global Former President George HW Bush reportedly hospitalized
Author: 0 Former President George HW Bush reportedly hospitalized

The funeral was attended by all living former presidents , including their son George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, as well as former first ladies Laura Bush, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and Michelle Obama. The story adds that Bush's family has been concerned about how he would handle the stress of losing his wife. Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics, he said, while viral infections require other treatments.

Global New York Plastic Bag Ban Proposed by Andrew Cuomo
Author: 0 New York Plastic Bag Ban Proposed by Andrew Cuomo

Based on recommendations included in the report, the Governor is introducing a program bill that would ban the provision of single-use, plastic carryout bags at any point of sale, and would provide the Department of Environmental Conservation with exclusive jurisdiction over all matters related to plastic bags and film plastic recycling.

Global Police Respond After Van Rams Into Crowd Of Pedestrians On Toronto Street
Author: 0 Police Respond After Van Rams Into Crowd Of Pedestrians On Toronto Street

Two hotlines have been established: One to help victims' families and another to assist police in their investigation. Canada's public safety minister thanked emergency services in a tweet , writing, "Grateful for the fearless and professional response of @TorontoPolice and other first responders to the horrific attack at Yonge and Finch".

Global USA sanctions on Rusal to hit profitability of Indian auto cos: Icra
Author: 0 USA sanctions on Rusal to hit profitability of Indian auto cos: Icra

RUSAL is based in the Bailiwick of Jersey and is one of the world's largest aluminum producers. The US Treasury said it was extending the time limit for winding up business with Rusal and hinted at easing restrictions on the company that have upended metals from Russian Federation, to Australia, China and Europe .

Global 'A lot of reasons for optimism' on North Korea talks: Mattis
Author: 0 'A lot of reasons for optimism' on North Korea talks: Mattis

The South's Defense Ministry says it turned off loudspeaker broadcasts Monday to try to ease military tensions and establish an environment for peaceful talks. This brought the United States back to the negotiating table with the North, and six-party talks also involving South Korea, China, Japan and Russian Federation began in Beijing in August 2003.

Global Key US panel narrowly recommends Pompeo as secretary of state
Author: 0 Key US panel narrowly recommends Pompeo as secretary of state

The vote was 11-10, with one Republican not present and voting by proxy - which is a clear violation of official Senate rules. All this - let's just cut to the chase - led to a very unusual case where the committee chairman, Bob Corker, Amna, had to turn to Democrats and ask them, will one of you vote present, even though you oppose this nominee, so that we can move forward without having a late vote tonight? Mike Pompeo's nomination for secretary of state has received a boost because ...

Global Accused Waffle House shooter used to be a sucker for 'love'
Author: 0 Accused Waffle House shooter used to be a sucker for 'love'

Hudson says Reinking tried to cross bike racks near the White House grounds that were part of security barriers. Later that evening, Metro Police officers found the stolen BMW unoccupied at Reinking's apartment complex in Antioch. No charges were filed. More than 150 city, state and local law enforcement agents searched for the gunman, who has had a history of weird behaviour, delusions and multiple encounters with authorities, including an episode in Washington in July 2017 when he ...

Global At Sylvester Stallone's urging, Trump weighs 'full pardon' for boxer Jack Johnson
Author: 0 At Sylvester Stallone's urging, Trump weighs 'full pardon' for boxer Jack Johnson

An undated photo of Jack Johnson , born in Galveston, Texas, who became the first black man to win the heavyweight boxing title. President Trump is considering going to the mat for the late boxing legend Jack Johnson . Cameron did not cooperate. But they found another white witness, Belle Schreiber, to testify against him. "While it is unfortunate that this unjust conviction was not corrected during the boxer's lifetime, a posthumous pardon today represents the opportunity to ...

Global Emphasis on the need to end plastic pollution
Author: 0 Emphasis on the need to end plastic pollution

This Sunday (April 22), the entire world observed Earth Day to promote the need for environmental conservation and to spread awareness for the need to protect the environment. Plastic waste is one of the major pollutants that is causing pollution and also endangering marine life, wildlife, and humans. Due to the global impact on climatic change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also emphasized on ending the plastic pollution and wrote on his Twitter handle, "I compliment all those ...

Global Mitt Romney Confronts Senate Run off in Utah
Author: 0 Mitt Romney Confronts Senate Run off in Utah

Sen. The primary election will June 26, with ballots mailed to voters three weeks before election day. Romney is running to fill the Utah Senate seat being vacated by Senator Orrin Hatch (R). A former MA governor, he ran for president in both 2008 and 2012. Kennedy also seemed pleased with the results, telling the station: 'I'm a candidate with a compelling life story and a unique set of life circumstances I'd like to use to serve the people of Utah'.

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