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J&J Loses Case Linking Mesothelioma to Asbestos in Talc

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The company, represented by Drinker Biddle & Reath and Kirkland & Ellis, said during the more than two-month trial that its products never contained asbestos and that the plaintiffs used faulty test methods to prove otherwise. During the more than two-month trial, Lanzo's lawyers produced stacks of internal J&J and Imerys files that showed officials of both companies were anxious that asbestos was tainting talc used in baby powder and other products as early as 1969. Read More »

Jury Reaches Verdict In Michael Blagg Retrial

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A jury of five men and seven women unanimously found Michael Blagg, 55, guilty of first-degree murder Thursday after taking almost three days to deliberate. Jennifer Blagg's mother, Marilyn Conway, told the Jefferson County judge who sentenced Blagg sentence that she lost two children in 2001. Their young daughter, 6-year-old Abby also disappeared at the same time. Read More »

Indian police question central bank officials in $2b fraud

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With multiple agencies probing the alleged fraud at PNB , the Reserve Bank of India said earlier this week that it conducted its scrutiny and the matter is now under examination for "enforcement action".Replying to an RTI query, the central bank said it has been issuing necessary instructions to banks from time to time on a variety of issues of prudential supervisory concern, including the management of operational risks inherent in the functioning of banks. Read More »

Michelle Obama Reveals Why She Won't Be Running for President

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President Trump , however, is more like the "other parent", she says. She got another shot in at Trump when she insisted Hillary Clinton was the "best qualified candidate" in the 2016 election - Obama blamed Clinton's loss on women being hesitant to vote for another woman for president - saying that "she wasn't flawless, but she was way more perfect" than the alternative. Read More »

Donald Trump orders National Guard to US-Mexico border

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A USA official says the National Guard's arrival on the Mexican border would put more Border Patrol agents on the "front lines". The U.S. military is largely prohibited from engaging in domestic law enforcement like arresting undocumented immigrants at the border . Read More »

Trump to skip White House Correspondents' Dinner again

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Last year, President Trump skipped the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, an annual ritual during which the White House press corps and the administration set aside their grievances for a night of fun and charity. The decision is no surprise given Trump's relationship with the media . Ironically, Trump was a guest of the newspaper at the Correspondents Dinner in 2011. Read More »

Villanova outlast 67 teams to win the NCAA's national championship

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Pinone says interacting with the acclaimed coach is every bit as influential as you would expect. But all that changed once sophomore guard Donte DiVincenzo checked into the game. -- The Villanova Wildcats are on the move and the National Championship Parade is underway. Next, guard Phil Booth stepped up to the mic. " Jay Wright is king of culture". Read More »

Trump's trade rep: Threat of new tariffs 'appropriate response' to China

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The USTR said the proposed list of products is based on extensive interagency economic analysis and would target products that benefit from China's industrial plans while minimizing the impact on the USA economy. "We call on President Trump to engage the Chinese in a constructive manner - not a punitive one - and achieve a positive result for soybean farmers". Read More »

YouTube shooter's family expresses 'shock,' but says police warned

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at about 12:30 pm, a single shooter entered the Youtube Headquarters located in San Bruno, California . The woman who shot three people at YouTube's headquarters legally purchased her handgun and reloaded during the attack before turning the firearm on herself, according to multiple reports. Read More »

Russian Federation moves to block encrypted messaging app Telegram

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The conflict between Telegram and the Russian government goes back to a year ago, when the FSB (the successor to the KGB) demanded that the founder, Pavel Durov , hand over encryption keys to the service . The ruling has become effective. According to Reuters , the watchdog said the lawsuit was connected to statements by the FSB that Telegram was not complying with its legal obligations as an "organiser of information distribution". Read More »

DHS Secretary: National Guard Will Help Border Patrol Agents

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Donald Trump said he was directing defence secretary Jim Mattis and homeland security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen , in coordination with attorney general Jeff Sessions, to come up with "an action plan" within 30 days. Some have accused President Trump of exaggerating the problem of illegal border crossings and asylum-seekers. " Until we can have a wall and proper security, we're going to be guarding our border with the military", he said. Read More »

Education Minister to consider future of school with one student

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In Arizona, there are approximately 1,200 teacher vacancies, which leads to students having long-term substitutes and larger classroom sizes ranging up to 34 students per class when the Arizona average is of 25. Friye worked with her students on Thursday. Meanwhile, Senator Reid said more work will be undertaken with the institutions that are in need of immediate support to ensure that their standings can be improved. Read More »

China's new list of tariffs on United States goods worries Minnesota farmers

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Despite Beijing's repeated warnings that it would proportionally respond to any U.S. moves, and its calls for negotiations to avoid an escalation of a trade war, Donald Trump on Thursday made a decision to adopt a harsher policy. "And if the way that we effectuate that is through negotiations, that's great", the official said. A cargo truck drives amid stacked shipping containers at the Yangshan port in Shanghai, Thursday, March 29, 2018. Read More »

Four employees shot dead at Osmangazi university in central Turkey

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Police had detained the shooter, CNN Turk said. Aypay went on to accuse the university of "protecting" Bayar and not taking any action against him for more than a year. Aypay said. She said she would file a criminal complaint to higher educational authorities over their alleged failure to deal with complaints about the suspect. Read More »

Kashmir Solidarity Day being observed today

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On last Sunday 20 people were killed-13 militants, four civilians and three armed forces-in three separate gunfights in south Kashmir. "Pakistan has strongly condemned" the brutal and discriminatory use of force by the Indian occupation forces", the report added. Read More »

The Big Risk of a Trade War: Inflation

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Most Asian stock markets holding early Friday, in an early sign that investors-for now-are brushing off concerns about the brewing brouhaha between the world's two biggest economies. Wisconsin and MI, both crucial swing states in the election, are also major soybean exporters. China responded sharply, saying it was ready to retaliate against what it described as a "unilateralistic and protectionist" move that serves neither country's interests. Read More »

Asian stocks up day after trade war fears

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The early declines followed an announcement by the Chinese government that it plans to impose tariffs of 25 percent on a list of US goods worth $50 billion, including soybeans and aircraft. tariff plans detailed the day before. However Adams said that there was good news for food producers, as the Chinese government proposed duties on imported beef, but not pork or chicken. Read More »

GVSU hosts annual Sexual Assault Awareness Week

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Here's a look back at the events It's On Us MSU, the Residence Halls Association, the MSU Sexual Assault Program and the Associated Students of Michigan State University sponsored during the week. "For somebody who's a survivor there's a number of things, I think it's a comfortability thing". Launching the campaign, Gullett said she wants to lead by example and end the stigma of sexual assault victims speaking out once something has happened to them. Read More »

Area 'SHUT DOWN' as Explosive device DETONATES in Ontario, California

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The device was found in an Ontario store at around 2pm (10.20pm GMT), prompting a massive response from officers and firefighters, the Ontario Police Department said. Guerrero says the man was seen leaving the store and after a short chase he stopped and was being questioned. Sam's Club employees acted quickly and used fire extinguishers to put out the flames. Read More »

YouTube shooting: the suspect's final days

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When Aghdamgot to YouTubeheadquarters, she went into one of the parking garages and walked into a courtyard outside where some of the employees were on their break eating lunch. Officials said the 32-year-old woman's condition was serious and the 27-year-old's condition was fair. Her father told police she might go to YouTube as she "hated the company", local media said. Read More »

Aishwarya Rai, soon-to-be wife of Lalu's elder son Tej Pratap

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The duo will tie the knot on May 12 at Patna's Veterinary College grounds. Chandrika Rai is the son of Daroga Prasad Rai, a former chief minister of Bihar. But the report claims that the marriage ceremony will be attended by over 10,000 people and that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will be sent an official invitation to attend the marriage ceremony. Read More »

California National Guard 'Will Promptly Review' Trump's Troop Deployment To Mexican Border

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Brown , a Democrat, sent a series of tweets about the directive, which Trump said is to protect and enforce the border until the wall can be built. "As of last April, we were at historic lows". "The mayor of El Paso, Texas , Dee Margo, a Republican, told Morning Edition , said, "[We] already have a fence that was established under the Bush administration that runs through our city. Read More »

Duterte orders shutdown of 'cesspool' tourist island

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Harry Roque, who is the official Secretary of the President of the Philippines, announced that from 26 April 2018 the entrance to the island Baraki, which enjoys unprecedented demand among foreign tourists, will be banned within six months. Read More »

Malaysian PM announces parliament dissolution

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Najib said he met Malaysia's king, Sultan Muhammad V, to gain approval for the dissolution. The U.S. Justice Department says at least $4.5 billion was stolen from 1MDB by associates of Najib and it is working to seize $1.7 billion allegedly taken from the fund to buy assets in the U.S. Read More »

Arvind Kejriwal to meet Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu today

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Amidst the ongoing tussle between Andhra Pradesh and the Centre over granting of special status to the state, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday took out a cycle rally in the capital Amravati to press for his demand. He said he had come to Delhi 29 times in the last four years to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ministers. Also read | Naidu interview: 'You (BJP) wanted to make me a fool. Read More »

Five YSRCP MPs submit resignations to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

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The five lawmakers who resigned on Saturday are V. Vara Prasada Rao, Y. V. Subba Reddy, P. V. Midhun Reddy, Y. S. Avinash Reddy and Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy. Last week, YSRC chief Mohan Reddy had said that its party MPs would resign on the last date of the parliament session to put pressure on the government. Read More »

Trump Sees 2000 to 4000 National Guard Troops at the Border

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President Trump's proclamation directing the deployment of the National Guard to the U.S. -Mexico border has prompted pushback from some members of Maine's congressional delegation. "As Commander of Oregon's Guard, I'm deeply troubled by Trump's plan to militarize our border". "We continue to see unacceptable levels of illegal drugs, unsafe gang activity, transnational criminal organisations and illegal immigration flow across our border", she said. Read More »

Nepal PM Arrives In India, Trade Deficit, Connectivity Likely On Agenda

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Besides holding bilateral talks with Prime Minister, the Nepalese head of government will also call on the President Ramnath Kovind and Vice-President Vainkaya Naidu. Oli will also be conferred with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science at the university. The Prime Minister left for India at 9 am today on a regular flight of Nepal Airlines Corporation. Read More »