• New suspect in Hatton Garden heist probe in court

    New suspect in Hatton Garden heist probe in court

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    Holes drilled to gain access to the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit. Police say a number of items were seized during the search. A HATTON Garden suspect believed to be the mystery raider known as "Basil" has appeared in court over the £200 million heist.
  • Travel chaos looms over Easter weekend with 19 million leisure trips expected

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    For all the festive and commercial clamour surrounding Christmas, Easter is the much more significant occasion on the Christian calendar. April 1 Easter service at 8 a.m.with Pastor Frank Brasel. "What most of you will notice also is it will feel a great deal cooler on Wednesday with temperatures between 7C and 9C". Experts believe the event has been coined " Good Friday " because the word "good" means pious or holy.
  • China Anbang's former chairman Wu contests all charges against him

    China Anbang's former chairman Wu contests all charges against him

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    The government's swoop on Anbang was its most aggressive move yet to rein in politically-connected conglomerates that have grown rapidly and launched a wave of splashy multibillion-dollar overseas investments fueled by debt. It also was in aborted talks with President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner to redevelop a Manhattan office tower, Bloomberg News reported previous year.
  • Japan offers North Korea potential summit

    Japan offers North Korea potential summit

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    Swaraj is on a three-day visit to Tokyo from 28-30 March 2018. Kono, who recently met US officials in Washington, also said Washington agreed with Tokyo that North Korea must abandon its medium- and short-range missiles as well as ICBMs (intercontinental ballistic missiles) capable of hitting the USA mainland.
  • Emails show Arizona governor's tight connection with Uber

    Emails show Arizona governor's tight connection with Uber

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    Uber management moved swiftly and confidently even as some vehicle engineers voiced caution, according to former employees, in a rush to get more cars driving more miles. Investigators from the US National Transportation Safety Board are now looking into the Arizona accident. "In reality, we want for Uber to leave".
  • Saudi Arabia must face USA lawsuits over 9/11 attacks

    Saudi Arabia must face USA lawsuits over 9/11 attacks

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    U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks as he welcomes Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. Obama had warned that the law could expose U.S. companies, troops and officials to lawsuits in other countries. This may limit the ability of plaintiffs to seek payouts, as only the Saudi government itself will be on the hook for any damages awarded.
  • Russian shopping mall fire kills at least 53, report says

    Russian shopping mall fire kills at least 53, report says

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    Russia's Investigative Committee spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko said the fire victims were all found in a children's playroom. As many as 41 children may be among the victims, and 16 people are missing, Russian officials say. Firefighters said smoke was billowing out and the remaining structures were at risk of collapse. "The fire covers an area of about 1,500 square metres".
  • ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A on Thursday

    ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A on Thursday

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    GSAT-6A will also have a smaller 0.8-meter antenna for communication in the C band. The satellite can also provide a platform which will be having developing technology, which includes, demonstration of 6 m S-Band Unfurlable Antenna, handheld ground terminals and network management techniques which can be useful for the satellite-based mobile communication applications.
  • Politics heat up over ruling on SC/ST Act

    Politics heat up over ruling on SC/ST Act

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    Paswan said that during the meeting with Modi, he also demanded that on the lines of the Indian Administrative Services, the government should establish the Indian Judicial Services to ensure reservation in the judiciary. As Dalit groups have started protesting against alleged dilution of provision of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, one activist resorted to go shirtless and protested by holding a placard outside the Phagwara bus stand on the national highway on ...
  • Mark Zuckerberg brings apology ads

    Mark Zuckerberg brings apology ads

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    Users will also be able to more easily see what data can and can't be shared with apps . Facebook began developing the centralized system past year but sped it up after revelations that a British political consulting firm, Cambridge Analytica , improperly harvested the information of 50 million users of the social network.
  • BJP MP slams Yogi govt's move to add 'Ramji' to Ambedkar's name

    BJP MP slams Yogi govt's move to add 'Ramji' to Ambedkar's name

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    The rationale behind the move is to "correct the pronunciation" in Hindi, said Dr Lalji Prasad Nirmal, director of Babasaheb Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Mahasabha. The opposition Samajwadi Party in UP has accused the Yogi government of dragging the iconic name into politics just to show people that it is pro-Dalit.
  • Shoojit helped me act like a Delhiite: Varun Dhawan

    Shoojit helped me act like a Delhiite: Varun Dhawan

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    Due to some legal issues film never saw the dark of cinema halls and they are urging UTV and Disney to finally get that film an opportunity to come out to the people. Unlike a regular love story, October claims it will show a different form of unconditional love that the protagonists will share with each other. "It's really an honest concept".
  • 25 countries expel Russian diplomats over ex-spy case

    25 countries expel Russian diplomats over ex-spy case

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    A Russian flag flies atop the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Seattle, Washington , US, March 26, 2018. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday said Moscow will not tolerate the "obnoxiousness" of having its diplomats booted .
  • LaMarcus Aldridge Ruled out After Suffering Knee Injury During Spurs vs. Wizards

    LaMarcus Aldridge Ruled out After Suffering Knee Injury During Spurs vs. Wizards

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    Aldridge is the biggest reason San Antonio's season hasn't been derailed by Leonard's absence - and a tough schedule ahead makes the matchup-nightmare center's status worth watching. "As far as we're concerned, it was a poor example of mental toughness and no real discipline". Adams played well in the first two games between the teams, racking up 35 points and 18 rebounds while making 14 of 21 shots.
  • Tension and incidents between Kosovo and Serbia should be avoided

    Tension and incidents between Kosovo and Serbia should be avoided

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    While Russia supports Serbia's claims over its former province, the USA and most Western states have recognized Kosovo's independence a decade ago. During the incident, Kosovo police fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse protesters, and Djuric later said he was roughed up and humiliated by Kosovo police, and appeared at a news conference in Belgrade on Tuesday with bandaged hands.
  • Israel army given shoot orders ahead of Gaza border protest

    Israel army given shoot orders ahead of Gaza border protest

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    Israel has maintained a crippling siege of the Gaza Strip for more than a decade which it says is necessary to isolate Hamas, with whom it has fought three wars with since 2008. The group managed to flee the scene as troops arrived. Under worldwide law, and the Oslo Accords to which Israel is a signatory, the Gaza Strip is a part of the occupied Palestinian territory, and remains under Israeli military occupation.
  • New Pikachu event for Pokemon Day, 2018 shiny boost for Community Day

    New Pikachu event for Pokemon Day, 2018 shiny boost for Community Day

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    Pokemon Go's next monthly community event has been announced to take place from 10am-1pm United Kingdom on March 25th 2018, and it's going to be all about Bulbasaur. Those who own Amazon Alexa-enabled devices in most countries, and Google Home-enabled devices in the U.S. can use Pikachu Talk . As the name implies, you can use Alexa and Google Home to talk to Pikachu - ask it questions, and you will get replies in that classic character's voice.
  • CB among 5 cities chosen for medical marijuana oil dispensaries

    CB among 5 cities chosen for medical marijuana oil dispensaries

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    Phil Murphy expanded patient access to medical marijuana on Tuesday. MedPharm Iowa, the state's only licensed manufacturer, was offered licenses for Sioux City and Windsor Heights dispensaries. State lawmakers, with the support of Gov. Terry Branstad, approved legislation in 2017 expanding access to cannabis oil for patients diagnosed with a short list of diseases or with terminal illnesses causing untreatable pain.
  • National Vietnam War Veterans Day Set for Thursday

    National Vietnam War Veterans Day Set for Thursday

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    Whatever the specific method of service, all were affected in some way by that experience. President Donald Trump issued a proclamation recognizing March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day while visiting Vietnam past year on November 10, 2017.
  • U.S. won't pay more than 25 percent of United Nations peacekeeping anymore

    U.S. won't pay more than 25 percent of United Nations peacekeeping anymore

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    General Assembly is responsible for determining the peacekeeping budget. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said so Wednesday at a Security Council debate on peacekeeping reform. A United Nations report in January blamed numerous deaths on inaction in the field and "a deficit of leadership" from the world body's headquarters to remote locations.
  • 68 killed in Venezuelan police station riot and fire

    68 killed in Venezuelan police station riot and fire

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    Families of the prisoners, who were hoping for news outside the police station, were dispersed with tear gas, while others came up against police officers wielding riot shields. It said it was "gravely concerned by the repeated violations of individual freedoms in Venezuela where the principle of separation of powers had been severely undermined and where preparation for the upcoming elections was suffering from a grave lack of legitimacy".
  • India will be Uber's last stand in Asia

    India will be Uber's last stand in Asia

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    Uber will remain operational in the region until April 8, after which the services will then be taken over by Grab. "The deal may be closed in a couple of months", the person told the publication. Uber operates in about 30 Indian cities and has more than 35 percent share of the taxi market. Khosrowshahi said India is already among the top three markets (besides the United States and Latin America ), accounting for 10% of its trips globally.
  • Harford student recalls 'powerful' and 'emotional' March for Our Lives in DC

    Harford student recalls 'powerful' and 'emotional' March for Our Lives in DC

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    Because they know what is coming. "I have a dream that enough is enough", she said , referring to the historic speech delivered by her grandfather in 1963. Ethan Lofgren has autism, and his mother worries about how he might react if there were a shooting at his school. The March 24 event itself was somber, she said, with no big headlining acts like in other cities where rallies were held.
  • 5 things we learned from England's draw with Italy

    5 things we learned from England's draw with Italy

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    Referee Denis Aytekin originally gave a corner before deciding to check the VAR monitor over the incident. "We have a much younger team with not much global experience". On Tuesday night, the same players took the game to the Azzurri in a performance brimming with enterprise and potential. They were almost punished when Insigne volleyed across Butland and just beyond the far post 10 minutes from time.
  • Special North Korea train arrives in Beijing under guard

    Special North Korea train arrives in Beijing under guard

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    According to reports, after his visit to China, Kim Jong-un will travel to the fierce neighbours South Korea in late April and will meet the top officials of the country. The U.S. president caught his own advisers by surprise by announcing he was prepared to meet Kim. Some 19 percent said neither will get a better deal.
  • Texas girl missing since 2016 found safe in New Mexico

    Texas girl missing since 2016 found safe in New Mexico

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    The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children shared on Tuesday that 9-year-old Mariah Martinez had been found safe in New Mexico. Mariah Martinez was reported missing to Lubbock police on October 21, 2016, along with her two siblings Jeremiah, then 5, and Leimiah, then 2.
  • United States defense chief Mattis says 'no reservations' about Bolton

    United States defense chief Mattis says 'no reservations' about Bolton

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    Joseph Dunford, speaks to reporters about the Niger operation during a briefing at the Pentagon , Oct. 23, 2017. Calling Indonesia "a like-minded partner with shared democratic values and interests", Mattis said the United States greatly values the military relationship between the two nations, noting that Indonesians are supported in their interest and respect for worldwide law, for territorial integrity in the South China Sea, and for their sovereignty.
  • Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan after five-year

    Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan after five-year

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    During her stay in Pakistan, the 20-year-old, is likely to hold meetings with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, and other important figures. Malala has arrived from London on board a special plane, she had a stopover in Dubai. One leading Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir issued a plea for opposition politicians and commentators not to use bad language when talking about the visit.
  • WH On Stormy Daniels Payment: 'This Is Nothing Outside The Ordinary'

    WH On Stormy Daniels Payment: 'This Is Nothing Outside The Ordinary'

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    He did say Trump has clearly and consistently denied all of Daniels' allegations, even though a web search turns up no public evidence of the president doing just that. Shah did not elaborate about why the White House believed Daniels' claims were inconsistent. Trump has denied both women's claims. Daniels said a direct threat had been made against her and her daughter in 2011 .
  • Saudi King Salman replaces top military commanders in sweeping overhaul

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    The remodeling occurs while Saudi Arabian military forces are immersed for third consecutive year in a tough military campaign against Huthi rebels aligned with Iran in Yemen . Saudi King Salman Bin Abdelaziz Al Saud is shown during a ceremony in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia on October 19, 2017. The appointment of a woman at the labour ministry is part of efforts to modernise and promote a more moderate form of Islam.
  • NAACP spearheads lawsuit to overhaul plan for 2020 Census

    NAACP spearheads lawsuit to overhaul plan for 2020 Census

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    It also determines the amount of dollars jurisdictions are given for federal projects. (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.
  • What Did Naidu Get From All-Party Meet?

    What Did Naidu Get From All-Party Meet?

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    The calls of special category status to Andhra Pradesh are increasing by the day and it is headed to be a cliffhanger. TDP had severed its ties with the BJP-led NDA on 16 March claiming that the Centre has not fulfilled the commitments- made by then prime minister Manmohan Singh in the Parliament and the ones mentioned in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act- made to the bifurcated state.
  • Heavy rain and severe weather threat Thursday

    Heavy rain and severe weather threat Thursday

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    Travis says it is especially unsafe to travel during flash flooding at night because it is hard to see where water may be covering the road. The Storm Prediction Center now has part of our area under a "Slight Risk" outlook. The heaviest rain will fall between 10 PM-7 AM. Those clouds will clear out, and the sunshine will be back. Temperatures are also expected to drop in the middle of the day as the system rolls through.
  • Missouri: Hawley Ties McCaskill to Hillary Clinton in New Ads

    Missouri: Hawley Ties McCaskill to Hillary Clinton in New Ads

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    The National Republican Senatorial Committee launched ads in 10 states Monday tying vulnerable Democrats to Clinton. McCaskill called Attorney General Josh Hawley, favored to be her Republican opponent in November, a "fake populist. The ad went up within hours of news that Mrs. McCaskill, Missouri Democrat, was teaming up with Mr. Obama. "I may not have agreed with their choice, but I certainly respect them", McCaskill said.
  • Saudi, Softbank seek investments in NY

    Saudi, Softbank seek investments in NY

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    The forum witnessed the signing of 36 memorandums of understandings between several Saudi and United States companies worth more than $20 bln. On Monday, the state-run Saudi Press Agency tweeted a photograph of the crown prince Mohammed and Masayoshi Son, the chief executive of Japanese tech investment giant SoftBank.