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Canada to compensate indigenous children taken from families

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Marcia Brown Martel, an aboriginal chief who led the campaign for compensation, lamented the "stealing of children" and noted some of those involved lived as far away as New Zealand. Brown Martel, a member of the Temagami First Nation near Kirkland Lake, Ont., was taken by child welfare officials and adopted by a non-native family. Read More »

European Union sues Ireland over Apple tax pact

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The probe concluded that "Ireland's tax benefits to Apple were illegal under European Union state aid rules, because it allowed Apple to pay substantially less tax than other businesses". The Commission also claimed that the US firm was offered a comparatively lower tax rate than what other companies were paying. Luxembourg has also now been directed to recover the illegal aid. Read More »

Parts of the Swedish journalist's body were found

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Investigator Jens Moeller Jensen told reporters at a news conference in Copenhagen the journalist's remains had been found by police divers on Friday in bags weighed down to sink near where Wall's naked headless torso was found in August, the Associated Press reported. Read More »

Mohan Bhagwat escapes unhurt after cars collide

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's convoy cars collided with each other on Yamuna Expressway, on Friday morning. Bhagwat has resumed his journey and will attend events as scheduled. The RSS chief was on his way to Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh to attend a programme when the accident occurred. Quoting from the reply to an RTI querry, Agra Development Foundation secretary KC Jain said that in 2012 (August onwards) the number of deaths was 33 from 275 accidents. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting brings tragedy to families in US, Canada

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I will carry that with me forever. "I wanted to tell them before they saw it on the news, and they're completely grief-stricken". But instead it is become a living nightmare for the Melton family, who lost their husband, son and hero. "She's tough as nails and just the salt of the earth", Al said. She was a discipline secretary, acting as an advocate for students during times of discipline. Read More »

Banwarilal Purohit sworn in as Tamil Nadu Governor

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Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal giving a ceremonial farewell to outgoing Governor Banwarilal Purohit at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Borjhar on Thursday. "All my decisions will be based on the Constitution". Since the retirement of K Rosaiah in August 2016, He is the first full-time Governor of the state. Read More »

KCR assures Singareni workers on dependent Jobs

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The opposition alliance-sponsored unions AITUC and INTUC could win just two divisions. It was a significant victory for TRS in the run-up to 2019 elections as the opposition parties had joined hands to take advantage of what they called growing public resentment over TRS' misrule. Read More »

Sasikala granted five-day parole to meet husband

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The parole was granted on condition that she would not be involved in any political, public or party activities. Sasikala received a rousing welcome by supporters who had gathered at various locations along the Bengaluru-Chennai route. Supporters of Sasikala have erected hoardings welcoming her at T Nagar. Sasikala loyalist and AIADMK's Karnataka unit in-charge Va Pugazhendi said that party's Rajya Sabha MP N Krishnan gave an undertaking on Sasikala's behalf and deposited Rs 1,000 with the ... Read More »

Modi begins tour of poll-bound Gujarat

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Next, he would lay foundation stone of a Rs 2,500-crore Rajkot International Airport. Remembering how the institution had lent him a helping hand in stopping female foeticide and providing succour to quake-hit people when he had just taken over as Gujarat chief minister, Modi asked the Sansthan to save the younger generation from falling victim to alcoholism besides inspiring devotees to keep the environment clean. Read More »

KYC norms for jewellery purchase over Rs 50000 eased

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During a hiatus provided to entities dealing in Jewellery, gems and high-value goods having a turnover of over Rs 2 crore, the council has decided that the establishments will not be covered under PMLA. Now, this rule has been adapted to no PAN is required to buy the gold above Rs 50,000. Many small business groups will be much relieved as they will now be able to pay a flat rate of 1%, 2% or 5% and avoid much-hated paperwork. Read More »

40 sentenced to life in prison in Turkey

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Most of the defendants were soldiers. A Turkish court has given 40 ex-soldiers life sentences over a plot to kill President Erdogan during last year's failed coup. Just days after the coup attempt, the president told USA broadcaster CNN in an interview that the assassination plot left him just minutes from death. Read More »

Unarmed security guard led police to Las Vegas gunman

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Reached by phone Wednesday night, Campos told ABC News, "I'm fine". The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the massacre, but McMahill said authorities had not uncovered "no known nexus" between the jihadist group and Paddock. Read More »

Rahul Questions PM's Assertion That Economy Is On Firm Footing

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He also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should not view the new tax reform to further electoral interests. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi completed his three-day tour to his Parliamentary constituency - Amethi on Fridayand once again reiterated that the Modi government at the Centre had wrecked the country's economy . Read More »

Republicans freeze on gun control demand

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With immediate legislative action in doubt, Democrats hope that the coming weeks and months will see increased public pressure on lawmakers, and perhaps a shift in even the most hardened views about gun rights. Democrats had said they expected a vote on the legislation as early as this week, with several prominent voices on the left highlighting the bill in the wake of the shooting. Read More »

Kim Jong-Nam suffered extensive organ damage, trial hears

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Dr Nik Mohd Adzrul Ariff Raja Azlan, 34, who was the doctor on duty at the Menara Medical Clinic at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) on 13 February has testified in court on Monday on what happened after Jong-nam realised he had been poisoned. Read More »

Puerto Ricans accuse Trump of treating them 'like dogs' during disaster visit

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About half do not have access to fresh drinking water. In comparison, 48% approve and only 27% disapprove of the president's response to hurricanes in the continental USA, such as in Texas and Florida. The governor made the announcement at a news conference following President Donald Trump's short visit to the US territory to assess the storm's impact. Read More »

Monitors: 15 killed in missile strike on eastern Syria city

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In Deir az-Zour province, IS still controls Mayadeen, eastern neighbourhoods of the city of Deir az-Zour further up the Euphrates Valley, the town of Albu Kamal downstream on the Iraqi border, and several other smaller towns. On Wednesday, a Russian air strike killed 38 civilians trying to flee the fighting in Deir az-Zour province, according to the Observatory. "There have been no incidents involving the capture or losses among military servicemen of Russia's armed forces in the province ... Read More »

GOP leaders, NRA say 'bump stock' ban should be considered

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Even the NRA, aware of rising emotions after Las Vegas, called on the government Thursday to review whether special devices such as the Nevada shooter used should be subject to further regulation. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., whose district includes the site of Sunday night's rampage, said: "The victims and families in Las Vegas don't need an explanation about the difference between machine guns and firearms with bump stocks". Read More »

Some relief from power cuts on Day 2, uncertainty remains

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We are getting only 21 rakes", Pathak told India Today. He said that the government will not wait for the railway rakes anymore. "We will fetch coal by road transport if the rakes are not available", he said.Maharashtra gets coal from the mines in Jharkhand. Read More »

Senate panel approves budget plan

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Since the richest 1% of Californians pay almost half the income taxes and the top 10% pay about 80%, it's mostly the wealthy who benefit from the federal deduction for taxes paid to state and local governments, known as the SALT deduction. Read More »

70-yr-old killed on suspicion of being braid chopper in J&K

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He was shifted to district hospital where from he was referred to Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences at Soura where he succumbed to his injuries. Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front Chief Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested in Kashmir capital Srinagar and lodged at Police Station Kothi Bagh while Mirwaiz was also placed under house arrest. Read More »

President Trump's cringe-worthy paper towel throwing gesture to Puerto Ricans

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Mr Trump stood before residents at a church and distributed food before he began hurling paper towels into the crowd. More than two weeks after Hurricane Maria , the island nation still faces dire conditions. No major protests broke out during his visit , although one woman standing along the route of Trump's motorcade held a sign that said: " You are a bad hombre". Read More »

Las Vegas Shooter's Younger Brother Has A Warrant Out For His Arrest

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After informing police, Mr Campos remained in the vicinity, helping to evacuate rooms on the same floor before being ordered to leave himself. "I will cooperate fully with their investigation", she said in the statement . The gunman in the Las Vegas massacre planned to escape after targeting the country music concert, but instead left behind a note and killed himself, authorities say. Read More »

Saudi Arabia signs key arms deals in Russian Federation visit

The two countries also agreed on the production in Saudi Arabia of the Kalashnikov automatic rifle and its ammunition as well as educational and training programmes for Saudi nationals. More recently, tensions were high over the war in Syria. These agreements are "expected to play a pivotal role in the growth and development of the military and military systems industry in Saudi Arabia", Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), the Kingdom's military industries firm said. Read More »

Video Shows Utah Officer Fatally Shoot Fled Man

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The District Attorney claimed that Harmon gave police several different names. The Salt Lake Tribune reported that Harmon was shot and killed by police on August 13 as Harmon was trying to escape arrest. Prosecutors said the officers were legally justified in shooting Patrick Harmon after an arrest gone awry. "I just saw him try to run and then they just shot him". Read More »

What is a bump stock?

The "bump stock" devices are sold as attachments for semi-automatic weapons, allowing the user to fire at higher speeds approaching a fully automatic weapon. "In Las Vegas , reports indicate that certain devices were used to modify the firearms involved", the NRA said . Several Republican politicians have spoken out, wanting either regulations or legislation to be enacted to stop the sale of bump stocks. Read More »

WHAT'S HAPPENING: 58 dead, 515 hurt in Las Vegas shooting

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As authorities struggle to find a motive for the attack, it has been revealed that his father Benjamin Hoskins Paddock , who went by alias "Big Daddy", "Chromedome" and "Old Baldy", was on the FBI's Most Wanted list from June 10, 1969 through May 5, 1977. Read More »

United States civilians report mystery symptoms in Cuba

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The U.S. decisions were based on the Cuban government's failure to do enough to protect American personnel in Cuba who have been targeted in mysterious "attacks" that have damaged their health, the official told reporters, speaking on condition of anonymity. Read More »