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Mumbaikars join 'March for our Lives' rally

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Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School in Parkland, Florida organised the massive protests in collaboration with the non-profit organisation, "Everytown for Gun Safety". Naomi Wadler took the stage with one message: Black females - who are killed in disproportionate numbers - have been left out of the gun violence conversation. Read More »

Austin Bombing Victim Accepted to Prestigious Music College After His Death

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One roommate was detained, questioned and released. The cartel just got the address wrong. As people of color - especially Muslim people, South Asians, and Middle Eastern folks - know all too well, it is rare when reporters attempt to garner gentle quotes from aunts and neighbors illustrating one of us as a "troubled loner" or "quiet, nerdy" person. Read More »

Gazans Infiltrate Israel, Attempt to Damage Barrier Construction Machines

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The reported strikes came after a group of Palestinians from Gaza infiltrated into Israel and tried to damage machinery being used to construct a new anti-tunnel barrier around the coastal enclave on Saturday night. The Israeli army also regularly detains and opens fire on unarmed Palestinian fishermen, shepherds, and farmers along the border areas if they approach the buffer zone, as the authorities have not made clear the precise area of the designated zone. Read More »

Trump Signs USD1.3 Trillion Spending Bill After Veto Threat

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Trump reluctantly signed but warned Congress he wouldn't OK a similar bill again. His tweet was cheered by the conservative House Freedom Caucus, which voted against the spending bill along with two dozen Republicans in the Senate. "I'm not going to do it again". The bill does not address the fate of roughly 700,000 young immigrants known as "Dreamers" who illegally entered the United States as children. Read More »

United States drags China to WTO on discriminatory technology licensing requirements

Trump is accusing Beijing of compelling US firms to transfer their intellectual property (IP) to China as a cost of doing business there. After announcing a string of tough trade measures against China, US President Donald Trump has said that Beijing would no longer have a "free reign" like it had been having for many years, which resulted in a massive American trade deficit with it. Read More »

PM Narendra Modi teaches Yogas in his '3D animated' avatar

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Several farmers have written to me on the issue of MSP. Prime Minister Modi also hailed a taxi driver, Mohammad Saidul Laskar, who had built an affordable hospital at Punri village almost 40 kilometres from Kolkata, after Saidul's only sister Marufa Khatoon died a few years ago since they could not afford treatment in a hospital. Read More »

RS polls: Easy win for Trinamul Congress in West Bengal

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Nadimul Haque , Subhasish Chakraborty , Abir Biswas and Santunu Sen of the Trinamool were also elected. And while Shantanu Sen, also from TMC bagged 51 votes, Abir Ranjan Biswas from the same party got 52 votes. Lingaiah Yadav have been elected to the Upper House. Altogether six candidates including Singhvi were in the fray for five RS seats from the state. Read More »

British watchdog assessing evidence from Cambridge Analytica raid

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Mr Hancock - who has faced privacy concerns over his own social media app for constituents - said: "I think this week has marked a turning point in people's attitude towards the big platforms". Represented by the San Francisco-based law firm Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, Hallisey - who himself is an attorney in a different law firm in San Francisco - alleges Facebook officers breached their fidicuary duties and violated part of the federal Exchange Act by not disclosing about Cambridge ... Read More »

Big-time cricket returns to Karachi for first time in nine years

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Amid security concerns, extra security measures coupled with special traffic plans have been taken in and outside the Stadium to avoid any untoward incident as apart from foreigner players, high profile personalities including Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Federal Ministers and leadership of mainstream political parties would also be present in the Final. Read More »

4th Annual Underwater Easter Egg Hunt

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The rewards varied depending on how many eggs were collected, but they weren't the only thing that could win someone a prize. Also, bring a blanket and a picnic lunch to enjoy on the law after the egg hunt. The group says they look forward to hosting the event again next year with help from many in the community. 3,000 of these Easter eggs are sprinkled the lawns in different age categories. Read More »

Mukesh Ambani's son Akash to Wednesday Shloka Mehta in December

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As per the reports , around 50 members from both the families are putting up in Taj Holiday Village hotel that is also the engagement venue of Shloka Mehta and Akash Ambani. She pursued her Master's degree in Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is also working as a director in her home company, Rosy Blue diamonds since 2014 as a director. Read More »

Local March for Our Lives event attracts estimated 250

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They all hope this march will help put an end to school shootings and gun violence . Wearing a red "Make America Great Again" sweatshirt, 16-year-old Connor Humphrey of San Luis Obispo, California, said: "Guns don't kill people". "We can make a change because we aren't going to stop-we are not going to give up". A new poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that 69 percent of Americans think gun laws in the USA should be tightened. Read More »

House committee OKs GOP report ending Russian Federation meddling probe

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Committee members had interviewed 73 witnesses and reviewed more than 300,000 documents before formally voting to end the panel's probe. Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday released a report detailing their findings in the panel's Russian Federation investigation, and it makes several incomplete assertions that obscure facts. Read More »

Iowa family suffocated after inhaling toxic gasses, officials say

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Kevin Wayne Sharp, 41, his wife Amy Marie Sharp, 38, and their children, Sterling Wayne Sharp, 12, and Adrianna Marie Sharp, 7, were all found dead after being reported missing. In Iowa, Union County authorities identified the family as 41-year-old Kevin Sharp; his wife, 38-year-old Amy Sharp; and their children, 12-year-old Sterling and 7-year-old Adrianna. Read More »

First non-stop flight arrives in London from Perth

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The landing marked the first commercial passenger jet journey direct between Australia and Europe and has been described as a "game-changer" by some in the aviation industry. Previously the flight had to stop in either Singapore or the Middle East but cutting out those stopovers slashed roughly three hours from the previous flight time. Read More »

Pakistan, Sri Lanka Agree To Diversify, Deepen Bilateral Relations

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He thanked Pakistan for being a key ally of Sri Lanka. He stated that Maithripala Sirisena's participation in celebration of March 23 reflects the importance that both countries attached to Pakistan - Sri Lanka relations. Besides the MoUs, the presentation ceremony of corneas also took place, which were presented by the Sri Lankan President to the prime minister for treatment of visually impaired persons in Pakistan. Read More »

Massive crowds at anti-gun rally in Florida

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Kilmurray will be joined in Madison by Memorial students Nazish Khan, Zaria Whitacre and Meira Smit. "We wanted people to come over and hear what we have to say", she said, offering free "March for Our Lives" bracelets to anyone interested and selling bagged desserts for 50-cents each. Read More »

No Relief for Dreamers in US Govt's Latest Spending Bill

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Just days earlier at the White House , the president assured House Speaker Paul Ryan he would sign the bill . "This is your mess", the American Civil Liberties Union said in a statement addressed to Trump. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) had reached a deal with Trump for DACA legislation in return for the wall cash that month, but Trump later backed out of the agreement. Read More »

Enforcement officers search Cambridge Analytica's London headquarters amid Facebook data scandal

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Investigators from Britain's data watchdog searched the London offices of Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm at the center of a storm over a href="https://venturebeat.com/2018/03/20/facebook-and-mark-zuckerberg-face-investigations-over-cambridge-analytica-data-privacy-allegations/"allegations it improperly harvested Facebook data to target USA voters". Read More »

China squares up to Trump over $60bn tariff move

The United States Trade Representative, which led the seven-month investigation into China's intellectual property theft and made recommendations to the Trump administration, found that "Chinese theft of American IP now costs between $225 billion and $600 billion annually". Read More »

Asian markets jittery over trade war fears

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The rumblings of a global trade war have shaken stock and currency markets . Equity indexes from Tokyo to Shanghai tumbled more than 3%. Oil prices had jumped overnight after data on Wednesday showed USA crude inventories declined instead of rising, as was expected. Read More »

MP Tobias Ellwood emotional on anniversary of Westminster attack

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Five people were killed on March 22, 2017 after Khalid Masood drove his vehicle at people on Westminster Bridge before stabbing PC Palmer in the Palace of Westminster. Ellwood, who has lobbied within government for extra funding for the armed forces, said: "These attacks will continue unless we step forward and actually participate, become more proactive in dealing with what is a very changing and dark chapter that we are enduring". Read More »

Trump threatens to veto omnibus over DACA

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But "as insane as it's been", he said , he had to sign the bill because of the military spending increases it included. Trump cited misgivings about its contents, but said he agreed to sign the bill to deliver a boost in defense spending - repeatedly casting the decision as one in which he had "no choice". Read More »