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Sierra Leone electoral commission postpones presidential runoff

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The commission applied for more time once the West African nation's high court vacated the injunction that was granted Saturday after a member of the ruling party filed a petition citing irregularities in the first round on March 7. "Regardless of their ethnic group, religion, gender, or physical ability, the NEC will enable the people of Sierra Leone to exercise their constitutional right to participate in political decision making, in an environment of peace", the statement, signed by NEC ... Read More »

Governor Cuomo Says Jews Can't Dance While At Black Church

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during the commemoration of the Elton John AIDS Foundation 25th year fall gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, in New York, U.S. The budget calls for $550 million to clean up public housing. With the state Capitol its most secretive time of the year, Democratic gubernatorial challenger Cynthia Nixon on Monday took her fledgling campaign upstate for the first time and criticized the closed-door nature of state budget talks ... Read More »

YSRC MPs to quit over special status to Andhra

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Earlier, during the Praja Sankalpa Yatra in Guntur district, YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy has said that corrupt practices in general and the infamous cash-for-vote case in particular, kept the former busy in the last four years, leaving farmers and other sections of the society in the lurch. Read More »

'No alarms sounded' in Russian shopping mall fire horror

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Firefighters were still battling to get the blaze under control on Sunday afternoon, after more than 200 people were evacuated from the building, it added. The fatal fire drew an outpouring of grief and sympathy from Russians and people overseas on social media. Some shocking videos posted on social media showed people jumping from windows to escape the flames as smoke billowed from windows. Read More »

Germany expels four Russian diplomats over Skripal case

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Canada's move comes as the US and several European Union nations took diplomatic action. Theresa May had told MPs in the House of Commons that there was no alternative but to conclude the Russian state had been responsible for the nerve agent attack, emphasising that it had been an "unlawful use of force by the Russian state against the United Kingdom". Read More »

Watchdog accuses Cambridge Analytica of violating U.S. election laws

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On Monday, the company was hit by complaints sent to the Federal Election Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice , alleging that, as a foreign entity, they illegally tried to influence the 2014 and 2016 elections. Levy suggested at the time that as a foreign national, Nix should recuse himself "from substantive management" of clients involved in US elections, according to the complaints. Read More »

Student in Brown v. Board of Education dies

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Oliver Brown , sued the Topeka school district when his daughter was a third grader, after she was denied admission to an all-white elementary school only five blocks away from their home; the all-black school was 20 blocks away. "In the field of public education, the doctrine of "separate but equal" has no place", Chief Justice Earl Warren wrote. He says the effect she had 'on our society would be unbelievable and insurmountable'. Read More »

Trump 'strongly' denies Stormy Daniels affair

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A brief question was raised on Stormy Daniels' claims of a physical threat made against her when she was with her daughter back in 2011. A contribution is "anything of value given, loaned or advanced to influence a federal election", and services and goods are considered in-kind contributions, which are subject to spending limits and must be reported , according to the FEC . Read More »

Sen. Mitch McConnell eyes legalizing hemp as agricultural commodity

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This followed days after Leader McConnell successfully passed the 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill which again included language that specifically approves the interstate and global transportation of hemp and hemp-derived products. Department of Agriculture , said, "Opening the door wide open nationwide, with no restrictions, may not be in the best interests of the hemp industry". Read More »

Oil Company Executive Named University of Oklahoma President

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After the meet and greet, Gallogly will be at a private reception in Tulsa. Gallogly, 65, a former energy executive and graduate of the OU College of Law, was selected from seven finalists interviewed for the position. "He's an individual that is humble but tough as nails to do the things necessary to make the University of Oklahoma an academic powerhouse, not simply an athletic powerhouse", said Frank Keating, a member of the Board of Regents. Read More »

Madhya Pradesh Journalist probing sand mafia crushed to death by truck

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A television journalist who had complained about threats to his life after he carried out a sting operation on illicit sand mining was mowed down by a truck on Monday, officials said. Sandeep Sharma (35) was hit by the empty dumper from behind when he was riding a bike around 8.55 am on Monday, killing him on the spot. He was working on investigating the links between Sand Mafia and the Police. Read More »

The FBI Is Investigating Multiple Suspicious Packages Sent To Military Bases

An x-ray of the package indicated a suspected Global Positioning System and an expedient fuse were attached, and the package was rendered safe, Army officials say. It is also unclear whether each facility randomly found suspicious packages or whether an alert was sent out after one was found to be suspicious. Another Army spokesman confirmed a suspicious package incident at Fort Belvoir and said that package has been rendered safe. Read More »

Trump trade war: China tells U.S. it will defend national interests

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But in a statement the retailer said , "Knowing that a broad tariff on imports will likely result in higher prices, we are very concerned that hard-working American families will face higher costs". a much stronger and a much richer nation". Indeed, U.S. officials say they have listened to Chinese pledges to open up its markets for too many years and are no longer interested in hearing empty promises. Read More »

Expectations from meeting in Varna — Turkey-EU

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But Erdogan said it was time for the European Union to "keep its promises" to Turkey , which started formal membership negotiations in 2005 that stalled five years and have now effectively collapsed. The EU largely depends on Turkey to curtail the flow of migrants into Europe but has deep concerns over the state of democracy, human rights and freedoms in Turkey that have taken a turn for the worse after a 2016 failed military coup. Read More »

Ryder Cup Returning to Hazeltine

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Annes Golf Club (1961, '77); Royal Birkdale Golf Club (1965, '69) and Southport and Ainsdale Golf Club (1933, '37). The team made the announcement in a novel way, enlisting the help of the men's Olympic gold medal winning curling team. We've got some news. Will they be able to make it back-to-back victories at Hazeltine in 2028? It will then be held at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin in 2020, Marco Simone in Rome in 2022, and Bethpage Black in NY in 2024. Read More »

Wales 0-1 Uruguay: Cavani strikes to deny Wales China Cup glory

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Can you watch Wales vs Uruguay live? Where is Wales vs Uruguay being played? His first squad yielded few surprises in terms of personnel, with the return of Gareth Bale an incredibly welcome one, and while four players were forced out through injury, there was still a nucleus of players more than capable of turning on the style. Read More »

Sorry, Alibaba, but Fords aren't the most interesting things inside vending machines

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The source says potential customers will have to pay some fees, depending on whether they want just to drive the auto or are planning to buy a vehicle. Vending machines have evolved way past the halcyon days of Cool Ranch Doritos and Diet Cherry Sprite. Ford and Alibaba signed a three-year collaboration partnership last December, allowing the United States auto maker various new retail opportunities, from pre-sales, test drives and leasing options, through Tmall. Read More »

Puducherry: Speaker stops 3 BJP MLAs from entering Assembly

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Responding to it, Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi said that law will take its own course, according to ANI . They contended that Speaker's action amounted to contempt of court. "The principles of natural justice have not been followed". Though there was an interim order allowing them to attend the House while their petitions were being heard by the Court, the three MLAs were not allowed to participate in the House proceedings, pointed out Selvaganapathy. Read More »

Patient mistreated by ambulance driver dies in Kerala

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The victim was critically injured while crossing the road and got hit by a motorcycle at Thachanattukara in Palakkad district on 20 March. But he was soon shifted to Palakkad District Hospital and then to Thrissur Medical College for better treatment. Read More »

UK supervisor analyses evidence from Cambridge Analytica

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We're also investigating every single app that had access to large amounts of data before we fixed this. They could collect and process data, but United States citizens had to interpret that data - and Nix was told to recuse himself from management of United States clients to be safe. Read More »

Veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan is deported to Mexico

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Miguel Perez, 39, was escorted across the Texas-Mexico border on Friday, CNN reported. He has two children born in the United States. Perez's plight garnered the support of IL officials, including Iraq War veteran Sen. The veteran unsuccessfully petitioned for U.S. citizenship last month because of felony drug charges, claiming his life would be in danger if he was sent to Mexico . Read More »

Firefighter Killed In Blaze On Set Of Edward Norton-Bruce Willis Film

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Michael Davidson , who made the Supreme Sacrifice on March 23. "Horrific tragedy. We pray for his family and loved ones". Michael Davidson, a 37-year-old married father of four , was pronounced dead at hospital after becoming separated from colleagues and falling unconscious when the fire department was called to the blaze in upper Manhattan. Read More »

Russian shopping mall fire kills 64

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Some 300 firefighters and rescue personnel were rushed to the scene and the fire was brought under control late in the night, local emergency officials said.It was the deadliest blaze in Russian Federation in recent years.A shopping mall fire in March 2015 killed 11 people in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan some 800 kilometres (500 miles) east of Moscow . Read More »

Spain's former Catalan leader Puigdemont detained in Germany

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Puigdemont's lawyer, Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas, said in a post on Twitter that the exiled official, Puigdemont, had been intending to return by vehicle to Belgium, where he has resided since fleeing Spain last October. "It angers us that they arrested Puigdemont, he is our highest representative", 22-year-old architecture student Judit Carapena told AFP. The region unilaterally declared independence from Spain. Read More »

More than 60 dead in Russian shopping mall fire

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The fourth floor contained a cinema and an amusements area where numerous children were when the fire broke out. He was cited as saying he had dropped off his daughters at the cinema and that one of them had phoned later to say the auditorium was filling with smoke and that they couldn't get out because the doors were locked. Read More »

Police are responsible for the traffic jam: Prakash Ambedkar

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Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh leader Prakash Ambedkar had last week demanded Bhide's arrest by 26 March, warning of an agitation if the government didn't oblige. The Sambhaji Brigade had also supported the celebrations at Bhima Koregaon in the run-up to the January 1 event, even putting up posters praising Sambhaji Maharaj, the son of Shivaji, and narrating the story of the battle of 1818. Read More »

IPO market shakes as ICICI Securities' issue subscribed 88% on third day

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This discount could be the result of weak market conditions or overreaction to recent company setbacks. Shares of IBN stock traded down $0.16 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $8.55. Panmure Gordon maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, October 7 report. The rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Hold" on Tuesday, July 25. Read More »