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EU agrees total ban on bee-harming pesticides

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The action has been driven by a recent report from the European Food Safety Authority (Efsa), which found that neonicotinoids posed a threat to many species of bees , no matter where or how they are used in the outdoor environment. "The restrictions are meant to address the alleged risks the substances pose to bee health". Bees and other insects are vital for global food production as they pollinate three-quarters of all crops. Read More »

Teachers in Arizona, Colorado Stage Mass Walkout For Better Pay

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But numerous more than 50,000 educators and supporters who rallied Thursday at the Capitol said the governor's officer falls flat. According to an analysis by The Arizona Republic , more than 840,000 of 1.1 million students - or about 75 percent statewide - have been affected by the closures. Read More »

Modi reaches out to BJP workers and candidates through NAMO APP

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Rahul started his campaign in the State on Thursday from Ankola in Uttara Kananda district. Karnataka will go to polls on May 12 to elect its representatives for the 224-member Assembly. BJP is associated majorly with saffronization and one single national agenda and is seen as a party with strong stance towards Hindi and sankritization as has been reinforced by VHP, RSS motor mouths and some executive orders of making Sanskrit a compulsory language in school curriculum, demands of marking ... Read More »

Knife attacker kills seven children, wounds 12 in China

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The incident took place at around 6:10pm local time in Mizhi County, the department said, as children reportedly returned home from school. The attack happened in Mizhi county in the northwestern province of Shaanxi, Xinhua said in a brief report. Read More »

Val Morgan reports Avengers: Infinity War now second-biggest opening day ever

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Of course not all the films have been memorable and some you may never want to watch a second time. Plus, Marvel and Disney have been very coy about the confirmed movies that will follow Infinity War , as the other ones we know for definite are Ant-Man & The Wasp (due this July), Captain Marvel (due March 2019), the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel (due July 2019), Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. Read More »

House panel officially clears Trump in Russia probe

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Republicans ended their investigation into Russia's 2016 election meddling last month, concluding they found no evidence that Trump's team had colluded with Russians. The report, which was said to be based on interviews with almost 75 witnesses and a scouring of hundreds of thousands of documents, also concludes that any attempts of Trump associates to try to forge a relationship with Russian Federation were either unsanctioned by Trump or didn't pan out. Read More »

"Latvian Woman May Have Been Murdered", Says Kerala Police

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Liga came to the city for treatment of depression and it was most unfortunate that the centre where she underwent treatment failed to ensure her security, allowing her to slip out, he wrote on his Facebook page. According to local media, doctors who carried out the post-mortem examination informed police there were no open wounds or fractures on her bones, and that the bones around her neck were also unharmed. Read More »

House Intelligence Committee Republicans Just Released Their Russia Report

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The report comes as special Robert Mueller's team has racked up a series of guilty pleas and continues to investigate Russia's actions. The report also faults Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee for obscuring their roles in paying for opposition research on Trump from Russian sources via Christopher Steele. Read More »

Prince William, Kate Middleton name son Louis Arthur Charles

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Prince Louis was born at 11:01 a.m. local time on April 23 and weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces at birth. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge revealed the name on Friday and it didn't take long for royal observers, including at The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian , to identify its lineage. Read More »

Warmbier family files lawsuit over son's death

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By the time he returned to the USA after 17 months in detention, Mr Warmbier was comatose and suffered from brain damage. Fred and Cindy Warmbier filed the lawsuit Thursday in the US District Court in Washington. Forced to make what his parents said was a "false confession", he was sentenced to 15 years' hard labor. They also contend that he was blind, deaf, and that it looked like someone had " taken a pair of pliers and rearranged his bottom teeth ". Read More »

Nigerian Senate to Decide If Buhari Breached Constitution

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Buhari's summon follows a motion by Obinna Ogba, Senator representing Ebonyi central, during Wednesdays plenary. The lawmakers have expressed serious displeasure with the president's decision to withdraw $469 million for the procurement of 12 super Tucano aircraft from the USA without their authorization. Read More »

Children's remains found in Peru, indicates largest child sacrifice

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John Verano , a physical anthropologist from Tulane University who has worked in the area for 30 years told Nat Geo , "I, for one, never expected it". The next step for researchers is to try and discover the reasoning for a unique sacrificial site that combined children with baby llamas. Radiocarbon dating, for the most of ropes left around the llamas' necks, puts the occasion at around 1450, in a matter of seconds before the Inca vanquished the Chimú in 1470. Read More »

United States Steel Corporation (X) Analysts See $0.29 EPS

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After having $1.06 EPS previously, Neenah, Inc.'s analysts see -8.49% EPS growth . The business's revenue for the quarter was up 18.2% compared to the same quarter a year ago. (NYSE:NP) for 2,500 shares. One of the key things investors look for in a company is the ability to grow earnings at a high compound rate over time. Read More »

On Apr, 24 Knowles Corporation (KN) Hit 52 Week Low at $10.99

Its minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $13 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $19. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website . Comerica Bank now owns 78,776 shares of the communications equipment provider's stock worth $1,377,000 after buying an additional 2,751 shares during the period. Read More »

New US envoy Pompeo takes Trump spending message to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

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Stoltenberg welcomed the meeting planned for 27 April between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the South's President Moon Jae-in but said there should be no let up yet in pressure on Pyongyang. "There was consensus on Russian aggression, the scale of Russian aggression and this being a problem that requires a response", said a US official present at the closed-door session, adding that decisions on the issue will be left to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders. Read More »

Chhattisgarh: Seven Naxals gunned down in Bijapur district

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According to information reaching Bhupalpally town, five women and two men Maoists were killed in the joint operation by the Chattisgarh police and Telangana's Greyhounds near Ipenta in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district. The police recovered one SLR (Self-Loading Rifle), one revolver, four SBBL (smooth-bore breech loading) guns, six rocket launchers, three grenades, 10 kitbags and four pairs of olive green dress. Read More »

Labour antisemitism row is a diversion, says Ken Livingstone

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McCluskey's position. A Labour party spokesperson said: "The NCC of the Labour party has found that two charges of a breach of the Labour party's rule 2.1.8 by Marc Wadsworth have been proven". We had this past year in the run up to the local elections then. It did not damage us in the last two elections. "Every Labour MP should just be focused now on getting out the Labour vote and winning council seats". Read More »

Icasa should have cut data costs‚ social media users say

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She emphasised, however, that although the regulations do not address the cost of data services, this could be dealt with in future regulations. Icasa's Councillor Botlenyana Mokhele said that providers are also required to provide an option to customers to rollover unused data in a bid to ensure that customers do not lose unused data as is the current practice. Read More »

Bindi Irwin gets emotional during Steve's star ceremony

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It's been 11 years since iconic "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin's death, after he was fatally attacked by a stingray at the age of 44. The family were accompanied by a four-metre python named Angela, leaving Steve's youngest Robert to take charge and wrangle the snake. Read More »

Weather Authority: Rain, snow, and storms all possible on Friday

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We may see a few thunderstorms just ahead of this incoming weather system on Saturday . "While dry weather will prevail this morning, widespread rain will overspread the region this afternoon", forecasters tweeted. Sunday will be dry though with some sunshine, so do you like cooler but drier or warmer with some showers? Expect a high in the upper 50s. A pleasant end to the week as mostly sunny skies return with less wind and warmer temperatures. Read More »

Rahul hits out at Modi for fielding 'tainted' candidates

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In the run-up to the high-stakes Karnataka polls, Gandhi had asked the Congress leaders to prepare a "people's manifesto", after taking the feedback of all the stakeholders. KPCC President G Parameshwar said inner aspirations had found expression in the manifesto. After the release of the "Nava Karnataka Manifesto", Rahul Gandhi thanked Verappa Moily 'for his effort in going to each district and having meetings with the people of Karnataka'. Read More »

Dem Leaders Blame White House For Ronny Jackson Withdrawal

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The claims include that Adm Jackson , the White House physician, had wrecked a government vehicle after getting drunk at a Secret Service going-away party. The summary was based on conversations with 23 of Jackson's current and former colleagues at the White House Medical Unit. Asked whether Jackson will remain on the job as White House doctor, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, "Admiral Jackson is a doctor in the United States Navy assigned to the White House and is here at work ... Read More »

After Flight Snag, Rahul Gandhi Got Phone Call From PM Modi

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During the incident, the Congress chief had maintained his composure and even tried to calm the co-passengers down, Surjewala said. The Congress on Thursday complained to the Karnataka Police that the Falcon 2000 aircraft in which Gandhi and four others flew to Hubballi , about 400km northwest of state capital Bengaluru, from Delhi suffered a snag mid-air. Read More »

Pinarayi death case: 'Auto-driver bought rat poison for Soumya'

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Siva Vikram told The Telegraph on Thursday . According to Soumya's uncle, V Ravi, even after the three deaths, the villagers had not suspected any foul play. Sandhya also remembers how Soumya had opposed the post-mortem of parents saying why should the body of old people be cut open. As nobody raised any suspicion, she poisoned her parents also to death so that she could lead a free life. Read More »

Macron believes Trump will pull out of Iran deal

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Trump, who has reluctantly waived sanctions in the past, has vowed he would not do so again. Both men have a clear vision that opposes the deal but this does not necessarily mean that they will succeed in pushing Trump to scrap it amid counter pressure. Read More »

Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Stock Sentiment Increases to 1

MDLZ underperformed by 17.57% the S&P500. Anderson Hoagland & Co decreased Ametek Inc (AME) stake by 35.41% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Lyrical Asset Management Limited Partnership accumulated 3.47M shares or 4.03% of the stock. On Thursday, February 1 the firm has "Buy" rating given by Bank of America. On Thursday, February 1 the firm earned "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley. Read More »

$496m aircraft purchase: Senators demand Buhari's impeachment, Reps undecided

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Ossai quoted Section 80 (2) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) to remind members that no funds could be withdrawn from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federation, "except in the manner approved by the National Assembly". "Nigerians are eager to know why the Buhari administration is completely insensitive to their plight and why it has refused to take decisive steps to end the ceaseless killing and daily pillaging of citizens by insurgents and marauders". Read More »

Volkswagen to makes Dollars 15 billion investment in China

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People were eagerly waiting for the auto show and a significant interest is expected in electric cars. The country also plans to scrap limits on foreign ownership of automotive ventures by 2022 in a major policy shift. But now that China is officially lifting the requirement for electric vehicles this year, Tesla is expected to soon announce plans for local production. Read More »