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Dalit icon BR Ambedkar gets new middle name from Yogi govt

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The demand for making those changes was earlier raised by UP Governor Ram Naik, who had met President Ramnath Kovind in December a year ago, saying the complete name of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar was Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar. While its English spelling is correct, the spelling will have to change in Hindi, as will the pronunciation. The order was passed on Wednesday and has been approved by the Governor. Read More »

Ethiopia set to name Abiy Ahmed prime minister

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Abiy is the first person from Ethiopia's largest ethnic group, the Oromo, to hold the post since the Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front came to power in 1991. Within the Oromia regional state administration, Ahmed had previously served as the head of the Urban Development and Housing Bureau. The EPRDF and its allies control all 547 seats in Ethiopia's parliament, which must confirm the new prime minister. Read More »

US Judge: Saudis Must Face Lawsuits Over 9/11 Attacks

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A United States judge Wednesday rejected Saudi Arabia's attempt to terminate lawsuits that alleged the kingdom helped plan the September 11, 2001 attacks. "We are very pleased to report that Judge Daniels denied Saudi Arabia's motion to dismiss and ruled that the plaintiffs may conduct limited jurisdictional discovery of the Kingdom", attorney Jim Kreindler, who is representing the victims' families, said in a statement . Read More »

Arnaud Beltrame: France bids farewell to heroic policeman

Normally French authorities share information on radicalized dual nationals, and Abdelhak Khiame calls the absence of communication an apparent "misunderstanding". Lakdim's girlfriend was also on police radar. The official says she was given preliminary charges Tuesday of association with terrorist criminals planning to prepare attacks. Read More »

Manhunt as auto tries to PLOUGH into soldiers outside army barracks

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This happened as a man tried to run his vehicle into a group of 10 soldiers who were out for the morning jog near their barracks in south-eastern France . A state of emergency put in place just after the Paris attacks was finally lifted in October a year ago, but soldiers continue to patrol major tourist sites and transport hubs under an anti-terror mission. Read More »

9-year-old Mariah Martinez found safe after 2 years

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Jeremiah Martinez was 5, and Leimiah Martinez McGavok was 2. She was featured in this Live PD segment on Friday, March 23. The show's hosts chronicled the events that led to Martinez's disappearance. KCDB-TV reports that Mariah Martinez was found thanks to a viewer tip from an A&E show called Live PD. Lubbock police were contacted by an investigator with the Department of Family and Protective Services to file a missing person case on behalf of three siblings back in October 2016. Read More »

Japan Foreign Minister Kono: US, Japan 'Completely in Sync' on N.Korea

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Kim met President Xi Jinping in China this week, his first trip overseas since taking over as North Korean leader in 2011. A Japanese government source told Reuters in mid-March that Japan was considering seeking a summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Kim to discuss Japanese citizens abducted by North Korean agents decades ago. Read More »

Easter weekend heading for a washout across Berkshire

The birth of the church and consequentially, church culture would not have been possible if the events surrounding the death, burial and resurrection of Christ had not occurred. Furthermore, the Easter Brunch Package also includes children's activities, such as egg hunting, rabbit racing and a bouncy castle. Jesus Christ said, "My blood is shed for many for the forgiveness of sins". Read More »

Cambridge Analytica boss to face United Kingdom government Facebook probe

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India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said in a statement late Wednesday that Facebook has its largest footprint in India in terms of its user base and sought to know "what proactive measures it is taking to ensure the safety, security and privacy of such large user data and to prevent its misuse by any third party". Read More »

Disney Channel star Caroline Sunshine joins White House press team

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It's not clear at this point exactly what duties Sunshine will be assigned, but because this is 2018-and nothing really happens unless there's a social media conversation about it-people on Twitter have some thoughts. She started working professionally at age 11, when she starred in her first commercial. A Claremont McKenna College student, she then landed a couple of movie roles. Read More »

Thousands Rally At State Capital To Fight For Gun Control

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A teen gunman shot and killed 17 people in a six-minute rampage. The massive March For Our Lives rallies aim to break legislative gridlock that has long stymied efforts to increase restrictions on firearms sales in a nation where mass shootings like the one in Parkland have become frighteningly common. Read More »

Obama To Headline Hollywood Fundraiser For Missouri Democrat

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She said the location in Beverly Hills was selected based on Mr. Obama's schedule. By waving a hand at "all that red in the middle", Clinton was dismissing the convictions and political appetites of Missouri voters, McCaskill said. She's running in a state that President Trump easily won in 2016. "For those of us that are in states that Trump won, we would really appreciate if she would be more careful and show respect to every American voter and not just the ones who voted for her", ... Read More »

Emails show Arizona governor's ties with Uber

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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey also suspended the company's license to test self-driving cars in the state, making two us states which have now prohibited the company from testing the vehicles. In addition, Ducey's complaints about over-regulation led him to allow far more lax rules regulations on self-driving programs than other states. The story is completely false, and we absolutely reject in every way the suggestion this was not done in a transparent way . Read More »

Comm satellite to be put into orbit by GSLV-F08

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The satellite will be sent to the space from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota . GSAT-6A satellite, weighing 2,140 kg, provides mobile communication for India through multibeam coverage facility. For the duration of the countdown, the rocket is going to be fuelled up and its systems are all set to get checked too. On the last yesterday, this was the launch of ISRO's GSLV-F08 mission carrying the GSAT-6A communication satellite from the space port of Sriharikota , about 110 ... Read More »

The world is laughing at us over Lehmann's shock let-off

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The notion that only three men were across the ploy to tamper with the ball has been hotly disputed by numerous former players, with Lehmann coming under particular scrutiny. He stopped short of announcing any punishments for the three players, though, as an internal investigation into the cheating conspiracy that traumatised a country of cricket fans is yet to be completed. Read More »

Thursday Is National Vietnam Veterans Day

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He will present a group of veterans with a special National Vietnam Veterans Day lapel pin. The holiday was made official by President Donald Trump previous year when he signed the 'Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017.' The act made a law designating March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day . Read More »

Facebook Overhauls Privacy Tools: What You Need to Know

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The changes to the privacy settings will happen in the coming weeks. They have redesigned the entire settings menu so as to make things easy to find. He tweeted saying that Facebook's "content guidelines and corporate policies continue contradicting our values". "These updates are about transparency - not about gaining new rights to collect, use, or share data", the blog post said . Read More »

Walmart removes Cosmopolitan at checkout aisles

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The company said th emove was mostly a business decision but " the concerns raised were heard ". "But we need to raise the dialogue a little bit". "I'm embarrassed for Hawkins because she just broadcasted to the entire country that she is a woman who has no idea what #MeToo means ". Read More »

Deadly riot, fire hit Venezuela police station

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There was no official confirmation of the incident from the country's penitentiary service, but a source told AFP the state-run detention center in the northern city of Valencia did not fall under its responsibility. According to the nonprofit A Window to Freedom, rescuers had to break through solid walls to try and reach some of the victims trapped inside the building. Read More »

Palestinians prepare mass demonstrations along Gaza border

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The infiltrations this week are carried out against the background of the coming Friday's " Land Day " and "Day of Rage" for which Hamas is supposedly planning a "million man march" on the border fence with Israel. IDF forces arrested two Palestinians Thursday morning in the Kerem Shalom area near the border fence. This year, Land Day coincides with the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Pesach, and Israel has been significantly ramping up security measures beforehand. Read More »

National Pokemon Day offers new content for fans of franchise

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As before, during the event, you'll earn three times the experience for catching Pokemon , lures will last for three hours, and unlock an exclusive move for Bulbasaur. If you have an Amazon Alexa or Google Home speaker, you can now enable Pikachu Talk and speak with the most popular Pokemon out there. Fans also will be able to watch " Pokemon The Movie: I Choose You! ". Read More »

In Assembly, Chandrababu Naidu plays PM Modi's old speeches on special status

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Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao too wore a black badge. He should explain this partisan attitude towards the state, " said Naidu. The Centre had failed to fulfill the assurances given during state bifurcation, he pointed out. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to directly answer to the people of Andhra Pradesh over denial of special status. In another video clip of his speech at the foundation stone laying ceremony at Amaravati on October 22, 2015, the PM says, "I am assuring you that all ... Read More »

Ola Might Acquire Uber India With SoftBank Playing The MatchMaker

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Ola and Uber in India to merge? "The deal may be closed in a couple of months", the person told the publication. "Both companies are looking at having a controlling stake in the combined entity, which is also why the talks have been progressing relatively slowly so far", the report stated. Read More »

Citizenship Questions On Census May Hurt Illinois Count

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Opponents believe that if people are asked whether they are US citizens, many immigrants will not fill out the form at all and won't get counted. (That survey asks of each household member: "Is this person a citizen of the United States?") It noted that citizenship questions have also been included on prior censuses, notably, between 1820 and 1950, and nearly every decennial census asked a question on citizenship in some form. Read More »