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India is ignoring facts, says Maldives

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Maldives President Abdulla Yameen earlier on Monday requested the Parliament to extend the emergency, which was first declared on 5 February for 15 days. During Tuesday's extraordinary sitting, the parliament had also passed a resolution to refer to the Supreme Court on the disputed issue of the constitutionally mandated quorum to ratify the state of emergency. Read More »

Trump suggests "gun adept" teachers can prevent mass shootings

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President Donald Trump has promised survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that he plans on pushing for better background checks following the massacre in Florida last week. State Rep. Graig Meyer and Congressman David Price addressed the crowd as students held signs showing their solidarity with the Florida victims and condemning the NRA. Read More »

MotoGP team Tech 3 ends 20-year Yamaha partnership

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After 20 years of collaboration, this will be the final season for the Team Tech3 and Yamaha pairing. Clearly, to end that kind of partnership is a big decision for me - he continues -All I want to say is more than a huge thank you to Yamaha , to Mr. Read More »

Pence Trashes Media For Glowing North Korea Coverage

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Expectations are growing that Seoul may resume the provision of some humanitarian aid to North Korea , even before Pyongyang pledges to give up its policy of developing nuclear weapons and missiles that can reach the USA mainland. "Perhaps that is why they walked away from the meeting or perhaps they were never honest about sitting down". The nuclear-armed North sent four top officials, including Kim Yo-jong, and the ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam, along with 18 support ... Read More »

Player ratings: Celtic 0-3 Zenit St Petersburg (A)

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Another Italian club Lazio overturned a first leg 1-0 deficit to book their spot into the next round after thrashubg Steau Bucharest 5-0 at the Stadio Olimpico, while Zenit St Petersburg of Russian Federation also rallied back from their 1-0 first leg deficit to qualify at the expense of Celtic after securing a 3-0 win at the Krestovsky Stadium. Read More »

Russian curler suspected of doping at Winter Olympics

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Krushelnitsky returned a positive test for meldonium at the Pyeongchang Olympics after winning a bronze medal in mixed doubles with his wife, Anastasia Bryzgalova . However, the official said on Tuesday that the Russian had in fact been tested twice on two days and the banned substance in question was meldonium . Read More »

White House Correspondents' Dinner Taps Daily Show's Michelle Wolf As Host

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Wolf has been a part of the Late Night with Seth Meyers team, and subsequently joined the Daily Show before announcing that she would helm her own Late Night Talk Show for Netflix later this year. The featured entertainer typically follows the remarks of the president at the dinner, but Trump didn't attend last year's event and it is unknown whether he will be present this year. Read More »

Man dies after throwing explosive device at US Embassy in Montenegro

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Authorities in Podgorica have released no theories as to the motive for the early morning attack in Montenegro , which recently joined North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, but said it was unlikely to have been a terrorist attack. Montenegro's main daily paper Vijesti identified the attacker as a 43-year-old man born in neighbouring Serbia but who was living in Podgorica . Several people, including two Russian secret service operatives, are on trial in Podgorica on charges that they ... Read More »

City Officials: Car Crash Into Hospital Was Intentional

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According to Middletown Mayor Dan Drew , the act was intentional. According to Middletown Mayor Dan Drew, the act was intentional and that there were gas cans in the vehicle. "I said, 'that guy's on fire'". See more photos from the scene at Middlesex Hospital here . "As always again, our first priority is to our patients, and everybody is safe and being attended to", Giuffrida said. Read More »

Bitcoin breaks $11000 in fourth day of gains

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Bitcoin peaked around $19,500 in mid-December - over $20,000 in early CME Bitcoin futures - then lost almost 70% of its value by early February as regulators around the world, especially South Korea and China, stepped up curbs on the newfangled assets. Read More »

Cuomo announces coalition with other states to fight for tough gun laws

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Governor Cuomo and his Democratic counterparts - Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy , New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo - said the coalition was necessary because of the inability of the federal government and Congress to effectively deal with the issue of gun violence. Read More »

Israel's former communications director to testify in corruption investigation

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A gag order prevented publication of the details of the deal. In return, Walla , a news site controlled by Bezeq, allegedly avoid criticizing Netanyahu and gave him and his wife Sara positive coverage. His right-wing Likud party, the largest in parliament, still remains supportive, but the opposition has repeatedly called for him to step aside. On Wednesday, however, one of the party's Knesset representatives, Oren Hazan, became the first to call for the PM to recuse himself. Read More »

UBM Plc (UBM) Insider Purchases £152.15 in Stock

They now have a GBX 335.00 TP on the stock. Bovis Homes Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in designing, building and sale of houses for both private customers and Registered Social Landlords. Numis Securities has "Add" rating and GBX 2410 target. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal Weight" on Monday, October 17. On Tuesday, October 3 the stock rating was maintained by Numis Securities with "Buy". Read More »

Students across Central Texas stage walkouts against gun violence

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As survivors of Wednesday's school shooting demand that it be the last such massacre, marches are being planned around the country to amplify the students' message that action must be taken to end gun violence. "I shouldn't have to be afraid to go to school". "Anybody affiliated with any school, whether you're a student, a parent of a child, administrator, a teacher, a para-educator, a cook, anybody Is deeply affected by these instances". Read More »

Rotomac loan deafault case: Vikram Kothari and son arrested

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Vikram Kothari was also questioned in Kanpur, where his company and residence are located. Mr. Kothari's wife, Sadhana, is also an accused in the FIR that was registered on February 18 following a complaint by the Bank of Baroda . As the business prospered, the group diversified and in 1992, and the Rotomac Pen company was formed while "Yes", a mineral water brand, was launched a couple of years later. Read More »

Police operation in Brussels, terrorism ruled out

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A search of one building produced nothing, and a second search was ongoing. In the Forest neighbourhood, located in southern suburb of Brussels, a cluster of buildings were reportedly cordoned off the search for the gunman. Armed officers blocked traffic while a helicopter hovered over the scene of the incident in the Forest district, an AFP journalist said. "They are searching the buildings but we can say there has not been any terrorist attack", she said. Read More »

K-pop stars EXO, CL at Winter Olympics closing ceremony

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An emotional Lindsey Vonn signed off from her Olympic downhill career with a bronze Wednesday, saying her "hurting body" would not allow her to compete at the Beijing Games in four years time . "I wanted desperately to win for him today ", she was quoted as saying by the Associated Press . Vonn, by contrast, she said she was "extremely proud" to be on the Olympic podium. Read More »

Pope Chile abuse envoy hospitalised

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He has been hospitalized in San Carlos de Apoquindo Hospital in Santiago, Chile , according to Malta Today. Archbishop Scicluna is in Santiago looking into accusations that Bishop Juan Barros covered up crimes against minors. Givovich said in January that when he was a high school student in the 1970s and '80s, Marist brother Adolfo Fuentes continually called him out of class to abuse him in his office. Read More »

Missoula students stage walk-out in response to Florida shooting

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Students trickled out of Lumberton High School about 11:30 a.m., shortly after an announcement from Principal Larry Obeda. Christine Gonzales, spokesperson for Township High School District 113, said Thursday the district would support students who participate in the walkout and had notified staff of the district's position. Read More »

Trump promises to strengthen background checks on gun buyers

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Trump made the comment during an emotional hour-long White House meeting with students who survived the Florida shooting and a parent whose child did not. Trump on Tuesday recommended a ban on "bump stocks" gun devices and directed his Attorney General, Jeff Sessions to make the proposed changes in the country's gun control law, in the wake of the shooting tragedy. Read More »

YouTube Issues Mea Culpa After Conspiracy Video Tops 'Trending' List

Two students who survived the Florida school shooting and spoke publicly about it are not " crisis actors ", despite the claims of several conspiracy-oriented sites and an aide to a Florida lawmaker. But in the hands of the conspiracy theorists, it became "evidence", circulated to call into question anything Hogg or his friends said or did. Hogg said that while it's true his father is a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, it is also true that he's a Marjory Stoneman ... Read More »

Sharad Pawar criticises Modi for personal attack on Gandhi family, praises Rahul

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He had some good words for the Congress President Rahul Gandhi and said that "the Congress has the strength to provide an option for the BJP in the country". From what I see today, there is no approach of working as a team. Pawar even went on to criticise several steps taken by the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre which includes demonetisation and also the bullet train project. Read More »