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Decision Made in Damond Case; Noor Listed on Hennepin County Jail Roster

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Damond's Australian relatives and the country's prime minister demanded answers - and protests in Minneapolis led to the resignation of the city's police chief. Damond, who was unarmed, died of a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The criminal complaint described Harrity hearing the noise and catching a glimpse of a person's head and shoulders outside his window. Read More »

Ben Carson: Trans People in Homeless Shelters Make Others Uncomfortable

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During testimony before a House committee, Ben Carson said the Department of Housing and Urban Development's dining-room furniture needed to be replaced for safety reasons. "I have many much more important things to deal with", he said during the hearing. After the controversy over the $31,000 dining set, Ben Carson canceled the order and the U.S. Read More »

Woman Attacks Children While Intoxicated — BAPD

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Deputies first spotted the woman dead outside a neighbor's front door early Monday in Riverview, near Tampa. Around 2.30, Maheshwari chose to end it once and for all and took an iron rod and repeatedly hit on Raju's head until he died. The abuse continued throughout Sunday until about 10:30 p.m., when the woman convinced Mays that she was injured and needed medical care, the report says. Read More »

USA retailers urge Trump to reconsider China tariffs

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While the president is doing this in the name of protecting businesses, some of the major U.S. companies that deal with China-including Walmart and Amazon-are anxious the tariffs will backfire by setting off retaliatory penalties from Beijing. Read More »

Egypt court orders suspension of Uber, Careem

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The case against the two companies was filed in February 2017 by a group of traditional taxi drivers, who accused the services of violating the traffic law by using privately-owned vehicles for commercial purposes. Many Egyptians who complain about taxi services, including drivers who refuse to turn on their meters or their air conditioning during the summer heat, had switched to the ride sharing apps. Read More »

Joseph diGenova, high profile Washington lawyer, joins Trump legal team

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We have a system based upon the rule of law in this country. Republicans have taken notice of Trump's blistering criticism of Mueller, who is conducting a criminal probe into whether Trump's 2016 presidential campaign had ties to Russian Federation and whether there has been obstruction of justice since then. Read More »

Trump Hasn't Called Putin and That's Fine, Kremlin Says

In a letter on behalf of himself, the government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the president said Putin's " success for the fourth time in the election is a clear testimony of the confidence " Russians have in his leadership. Read More »

Trump calls Putin on re-election victory

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Putin, who has been president or prime minister since 1999, won more than 76 percent of the vote, according to the Central Election Commission. Trump called Putin on Tuesday to offer his congratulations on the Russian president's victory, saying the two world leaders could meet again soon. Read More »

Trump speaks with Putin, says to meet soon

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The Kremlin said in a statement that the two presidents also spoke Tuesday about the need to coordinate efforts to limit the arms race and closer cooperation on strategic stability and counter-terrorism. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended Trump's call, and noted that President Barack Obama made a similar call at the time of Putin's last electoral victory. Read More »

Snow's not over yet - white Easter possible in Suffolk and north Essex

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Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces are expected. Forecasters have issued yellow "be aware" warnings for Saturday for both wind and snow . Mr Wilson said people could see 10-15cm of snow, and up to 25cm over higher ground. "Delays and cancellations to rail and air travel are likely", the Met Office said in a statement. Read More »

Is the US Seeking a Confrontation with China?

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Wong, a former top foreign policy adviser to Republican Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas, will spend March 20-22 in Taiwan, the Liberty Times reported . "China will and should take timely countermeasures against the USA and all "Taiwan independence" secessionist forces through diplomatic and military means" should high-level contact occur, China's official Communist Party newspaper, Global Times , said. Read More »

European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation back Britain over spy attack

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There's been a mixed response from other world leaders. While 21,895 people Russian citizens cast their votes in Latvia in the previous Russian presidential election , this time their number was down to 20,765 people. The Kremlin said the two leaders also discussed the Ukrainian crisis and the 7-year Syrian war and talked about a possible bilateral meeting. The Trump administration issued a new nuclear policy last month that experts say will touch off a new kind of nuclear arms race - one ... Read More »

Centre faces no-trust push in Parliament today

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The other day in a meeting with the BJP State Leaders, BJP National President Amit Shah revealed that something sensational is going to happen in Andhra Pradesh in the next three months. "Any number of fronts can come up but BJP together with its allies in NDA is strong enough to face any such challenge". TDP sources said Chandrababu Naidu was apprehensive about the BJP increasing its willingness to communicate with YSR Congress Party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and a possible tie-up with ... Read More »

United Kingdom air force Red Arrows jet in 'incident' at air base

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A jet in Britain's Red Arrows aerobatic team crashed at an airbase in Wales on Tuesday, the Royal Air Force said, but there was no immediate word on the fate of the pilot. A spokesman said they sent an emergency ambulance to the scene and Wales Air Ambulance was also in attendance. Police and specialists will launch an investigation to establish what led up to and caused the crash, the police said in a statement. Read More »

Ships collision in Karachi: Floating containers yet to be recovered

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Hapag-Lloyd is investigating why one of its containerships brushed along the side of another boxship moored in Pakistan's Port of Karachi . In video captured from the wharf, Hapag-Lloyd ship Tolten was coming in to berth but cut in too close to another berthed ship, the Hapag-Lloyd Hamburg Bay. Read More »

Is this mystery sea creature the Loch Ness monster?

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Speaking to News 4 Jax , Warren said that at first he thought that the carcass was a dead seal when he saw a heron pecking at it. The beast measured in at four to five feet in length, had two fins and rows of little teeth. "I did some digging, and yes, a basking shark looks surprisingly like a mythological/prehistoric sea serpent when it decomposes", Cox said. Proof of the Loch Ness monster? Warren said he was later told about a local legend named "Alty", or Altahama - Georgia's own ... Read More »

Stormy Daniels Takes to CrowdJustice to Finance Legal Battle with Trump

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Avenatti said that Daniels "was physically threatened to stay silent about what she knew about Donald Trump ", and said his client would provide further details in an unaired " 60 Minutes " interview. The White House has denied Trump had an affair with Daniels. "What I did defensively for my personal client, and my friend, is what attorneys do for their high-profile clients". Read More »

Supreme Court Warily Eyes California Law Involving Abortion and Free Speech

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Becerra , involves anti-abortion clinics that, according to a state legislative committee, "pose as full-service women's health clinics, but aim to discourage and prevent women from seeking abortions". Similar laws have been blocked in Kentucky, North Carolina and Oklahoma. Farris continued: "When the government decides what people should and should not say, other freedoms are sure to disappear soon after". Read More »

Andhra Pradesh CM says quitting BJP was in state's interest

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The TDP chief reviewed the happenings in Parliament during a teleconference with his party MPs and senior leaders last night and apprehended that the Centre might get the session adjourned sine die by creating a din through other parties. Naidu said the fight for state's rights should continue. Naidu said TDP waited for four years, but it was of no use. About the TDP pulling out of the BJP, Pawan said, "Why didn't they come out of the NDA government and coalition at once?" "People of ... Read More »

Trump to hire lawyer with Vermont connection

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I think - you know, New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman has this thesis that Donald Trump is suddenly feeling his oats and feeling confident that he knows how to do this job now, and I think that's probably right for a bunch of reasons. Read More »

`Bare breast protest' on social media against `watermelon' remark

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Student outfits on Monday took out "Vathaka March" on Farook Training College against an assistant professor's derogatory and misogynistic speech about girl students. "Although they wear a hijab , they expose some part of their chest, defeating the very objective of wearing them". "They expose, you know like how we cut a slice of melon to see whether it is ripe or not". Read More »

Student gunman killed in Maryland high school, two other students wounded

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Mary's County, Maryland, has confirmed that a student suspected of shooting two others Tuesday at a high school in southeast Maryland has died. "It's just not acceptable", she said of the shooting. ST. MARY'S COUNTY, Md. Neville later found her her niece had stayed home from school on Tuesday. He said students raced for the exits and called their parents. Read More »

Santa Barbara County officials issue mandatory evacuations

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To see if your home is included, check the county's interactive map . More information can be found at www.vcemergency.com . Residents in Santa Barbara County were ordered to evacuate - for the third time this month - ahead of a powerful storm that's expected to drench Southern California starting Tuesday night. Read More »

Students Across US Walk Out of School to Protest Gun Violence

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Walkouts occurred in Gillette, Cheyenne, Rock Springs, Rawlins, Cody, Riverton, Lander and Jackson. The student speakers urged the crowd to make mental health a priority and called for more mental health services for high-schoolers. The protest across town at East High took quite a different approach. Students and other members of the school community at Janney Elementary School, a DCPS school, also took part in the walkouts today. Read More »

Spring 2018: What is the March Spring Equinox? How does it work?

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Chester says the vernal equinox , as it is properly known, is the moment when the center of the apparent disc of the sun crosses the celestial equator and moves from the southern hemisphere into the northern hemisphere of the sky. They are key dates in the journey of the Earth around the Sun. But when the Earth passes through an equinox , both poles receive equal sunlight, because the planet is tilted neither towards or away from the sun. Read More »

Post-Tillerson US May Take Harder Line on Iran Deal

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In likely his final address as Secretary of State, Tillerson praised his working relationship with Defense Secretary James Mattis and highlighted challenges facing the State Department, including achieving peace in Syria, "establish [ing] a clear view" of the United States' relationship with China and "respond [ing] to the troubling behavior and actions on the part of the Russian government". Read More »