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The company confirmed its plants and facilities were all operating " normally and safely " following the incident. He said that the missile was sacked towards Jazan city and was deliberately launched to target civilian populated areas where the missile was intercepted and destroyed by the Saudi Royal Air Defense Forces resulted in scattering the shrapnel and debris on residential neighborhoods and there were no reports of any casualties or damage until the time of preparing this statement.
  • TN bandh over Cauvery row: Buses from city suspended

    TN bandh over Cauvery row: Buses from city suspended

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    Normal life was affected in Tamil Nadu as the DMK-led opposition shutdown gained more support across the state over the Centre's failure to constitute the CMB. Stalin's protest was spirited, but a brief affair. The top court had in February asked the Centre to resolve the water sharing dispute affecting south Indian states.
  • Rudy Giuliani and His Wife Judith to Divorce

    Rudy Giuliani and His Wife Judith to Divorce

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    Since leaving public office, Rudy Giuliani, who twice sought the GOP presidential nomination, founded and sold security consulting and investment banking firms and now works for the powerhouse law firm Greenberg Traurig. "In these divorce situations, you can not place blame, it is 50/50, there are problems on both sides". Rudy is best known for serving as mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001.
  • England listed as African nation in official Commonwealth Games guide

    England listed as African nation in official Commonwealth Games guide

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    A downpour of rain just before the start of the men's race made conditions more hard for the triathletes, but Brownlee conceded that he should have benefitted from that. "I dived in and I felt pretty weak on the swim". "I was always watching out eagerly to see who it was and I never in a million years thought a triathlete would do it, never mind me".
  • Brazil's Supreme Court Votes to Jail Former President Lula

    Brazil's Supreme Court Votes to Jail Former President Lula

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    Leftists , however, remember Lula's 2003-2010 rule as a time when Brazil used its wealth to lift tens of millions of people out of poverty. The charges came from an anti-corruption investigation known as Operation Car Wash , which has implicated top politicians from several parties.
  • Sally Pearson expected to pull out of Commonwealth Games through injury

    Sally Pearson expected to pull out of Commonwealth Games through injury

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    In addition to the 100m hurdles, the 31-year-old was expected to run the sprint relay. She was given the honour of delivering the Queen's message to Prince Charles at the opening ceremony on Wednesday night. That's why I waited until today. Preparations for her tilt had been hampered by the injury, sustained in February, and just a few days out from the Games she rated herself as a "90% chance" of making it onto the start line.
  • Serie A match report AC Milan v Inter Milan 04 April 2018

    Serie A match report AC Milan v Inter Milan 04 April 2018

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    First he somehow scuffed a shot wide from inside the six-yard box after Candreva had squared the ball to him. But there was one last chance for Inter in the third minute of stoppage-time when Joao Cancelo fired in another low cross for Icardi, who had the goal at his mercy, but he could only slot wide.
  • Special official funeral declared for Winnie Mandela

    Special official funeral declared for Winnie Mandela

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    If we are being honest with ourselves, we wouldn't be celebrating Nelson Mandela the way we are today if it wasn't for her. But it can not deter us from rating her as a formidable leader in her own right. After the end of apartheid in 1994, Madikizela-Mandela served as the Deputy Minister of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology and as a Member of Parliament.
  • Suspicious White Powder Causes Brief Suspension of NYC Bus Terminal

    Suspicious White Powder Causes Brief Suspension of NYC Bus Terminal

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    There's now no word on the reasoning behind the urge to leave the area, but parts of the station are starting to be blocked off. Danielle Ivory tweeted that she was shooed out of Port Authority by law enforcement officers screaming "go that way!" It is across the street from The New York Times' headquarters.
  • Blame China for unfair trade, not Trump: Larry Kudlow

    Blame China for unfair trade, not Trump: Larry Kudlow

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    Trump, he said , supports free trade and wants to solve unfair trade balances "with the least amount of pain". In an interview on Fox Business Network's "Varney & Co". Republican lawmakers are concerned the GOP president could be triggering a global trade war that would likely hurt them at the ballot box in November.
  • Officers fire 10 shots at man in Crown Heights, killing him

    Officers fire 10 shots at man in Crown Heights, killing him

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    The police shot and killed a man in Brooklyn on Wednesday after they responded to 911 calls about a man pointing a gun at people and saw a man with an object in his hand, the police said. The man was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. A plainclothes officer in the passenger seat got out of the auto and fired at the man several times, Mr.
  • President-elect Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone

    President-elect Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone

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    Julius Maada Bio, a former coup-maker who once apologised for exactions carried out by his comrades, secured his first civilian term in office Wednesday in Sierra Leone's presidential vote. Earlier on Wednesday, Kamara supporters marched in the capital Freetown , tearing down Bio posters and alleging "foreign meddling" in the vote. Security forces erected a cordon around Bio's SLPP party headquarters, where hundreds of supporters had already begun celebrating victory ahead of the expected ...
  • Stalemate continues, Rajya Sabha witnesses several adjournments

    Stalemate continues, Rajya Sabha witnesses several adjournments

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    Lok Sabha proceedings were disrupted for the 20th consecutive day due to protests by AIADMK members seeking early constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Board . "It should be a surprise for the entire country". But his appeal was in vain. They accused the government of being "anti-Dalit". Meanwhile opposition members in the well were seen showing placards "save Andhra Pradesh", and some Congress and BSP members were shouting slogans were heard saying "dalit virodhi ye sarkar.(anti- ...
  • Facebook says there were more Russian accounts than previously acknowledged

    Facebook says there were more Russian accounts than previously acknowledged

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    Unlike previous banning sprees, Wednesday's deletion of 270 accounts and pages from Facebook and Instagram was "not based on the content" and included predominantly Russian-language "commentary on domestic and global political issues, the promotion of Russian culture and tourism as well as debate on more everyday issues." .
  • Oklahoma governor compares striking teachers to 'a teenager wanting a better car'

    Oklahoma governor compares striking teachers to 'a teenager wanting a better car'

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    Pat McFerron, a Republican strategist and pollster in Oklahoma, said for many GOP incumbents who voted for the tax-hike plan to fund teacher pay raises, their greatest concern is a right-wing primary challenge. Oklahoma is ranked 47 of the 50 states plus Washington, DC in public school revenue per student. Fallin said in a statement April 2 that the state must not "neglect other areas of need in the state" when considering pay increases for teachers.
  • NDA MPs to give up 23 days' salary for first time

    NDA MPs to give up 23 days' salary for first time

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    Members of Parliament of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance government have chose to not take salary and allowances for 23 days of the Budget session. "Since no issue of public interest was discussed and no legislative business could be transacted, we are returning the money to the people", he said.
  • 8 signs Tiger Woods can win the 2018 Masters

    8 signs Tiger Woods can win the 2018 Masters

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    But he fell in love with golf and got even more hooked while waking up early each morning in 2007 and watching Zach Johnson win the Masters . Both players enter the 82nd Masters Tournament in good form and considered among the favorites.
  • Parkland shooting survivor who shielded fellow students is released from the hospital

    Parkland shooting survivor who shielded fellow students is released from the hospital

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    Almost two months after Anthony Borges was shot numerous times while shielding classmates from gunfire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the 15-year-old has been released from the hospital, his attorney said. One bullet came close to taking out his liver, three bullets hit his leg, and he lost one-third of a lung due to the February 14 attack that left 17 students and staff dead.
  • Democrats unite in New York State Senate

    Democrats unite in New York State Senate

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    The Democrats still hold the minority in the 63-seat Senate chamber. As part of the original deal in December, Democrats agreed not to recruit or support any primary challengers against members of the IDC, a group of eight Democratic senators that have worked with Republicans over the last seven years.
  • Mustapha Bukar, Senator Representing Buhari's Senatorial District, Dies At 63

    Mustapha Bukar, Senator Representing Buhari's Senatorial District, Dies At 63

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    The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir, has sent condolence to the Daura Emirate Council and people of Katsina North Senatorial Zone on the demise of Sen. "Distinguished Senator Mustapha's exit is a grave loss and big blow not only to the Senate and the National Assembly, but to the entire nation". He will be sorely missed.
  • Trump to use military to secure US-Mexico border

    Trump to use military to secure US-Mexico border

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    Trump has been frustrated by slow action on building his "big, lovely wall" along the Mexican border - the signature promise of his campaign - as well as a recent uptick in illegal border crossings, which had plunged during the early months of his presidency, giving Trump an accomplishment to point to when he had few.
  • N. Korea foreign minister meets counterpart in Beijing

    N. Korea foreign minister meets counterpart in Beijing

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    North Korea has repeatedly warned against foreign intervention on the peninsula, especially given the presence of around 30,000 American military personnel. With diplomatic rapprochement rapidly progressing, however, blocking South Korean journalists from a Pyongyang concert at which South Korean K-pop artists performed proved a bit of an embarrassment.
  • Bengal BJP to move SC for Central forces

    Bengal BJP to move SC for Central forces

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    In one such incident, BJP workers alleged that TMC-backed goons had fired guns and hurled bombs in North Dinajpur. To counter the BJP's charge that the party is not being allowed to file nominations, Partha Chatterjee provided data stating, "AITC has filed 1,614 nominations, BJP 1,143, CPI (M) 351, Congress 127 and Independents 200".
  • Amit Shah says BJP will not abolish SC/ST quota

    Amit Shah says BJP will not abolish SC/ST quota

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    No one can dare to change it. Requesting the people of Odisha to contribute towards formation of a BJP government in the state, Shah said, "We will ensure 24×7 electricity and pure drinking water supply to all villages in Odisha within five years".
  • Brazil court to rule on ex-leader Lula's jail term

    Brazil court to rule on ex-leader Lula's jail term

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    Lula, 72, was sentenced to 12 years and one month in prison after being convicted last year of accepting a seaside apartment as a bribe from a huge construction company seeking government contracts. On Monday, more than 5,000 judges and prosecutors signed a petition against granting Lula his habeas corpus request. The question is to know how she will manage all pressures, knowing her vote can decide the country's direction, as if Lula were candidate, the scenario would change completely, she ...
  • Turkey-Russia-Iran trilateral summit on Syria starts in Ankara

    Turkey-Russia-Iran trilateral summit on Syria starts in Ankara

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    In February, Head of Russia's state hi-tech corporation Sergei Chemezov said in an interview with The Washington Post that the systems would be handed over to the customer in 2019 but did not specify the date. Earlier on Tuesday, the head of Britain's military research centre said it had so far been unable to tell whether the nerve agent, identified as Novichok, had been produced in Russian Federation.
  • Oklahoma teachers are demanding higher wages and more funding

    Oklahoma teachers are demanding higher wages and more funding

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    In Kentucky, tens and thousands of educators marched to their state Capitol of Frankfort on Monday to muster to get extra funds. State lawmakers approved a teacher pay raise last week , but educators say this rally is about getting more money for the classroom.
  • Three children in fatal California SUV crash adopted from Colorado County

    Three children in fatal California SUV crash adopted from Colorado County

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    A tip led authorities to have divers search the water near the coastline about 30 or 40 miles south of the scene, but Allman said there was nothing yet to report from the search there. As a result, the state's DSHS tried, unsuccessfully, to contact the family on three separate occasions, not realizing they had perished in the crash .
  • Escondido Police to crack down on distracted driving

    Escondido Police to crack down on distracted driving

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    The Automobile Club of Southern California kicked off National Distracted Driving Awareness Month with the launch of a multi-year initiative that aims to make texting while driving as socially unacceptable as alcohol-impaired driving. Hamden Police and the DOT are urging motorists to put down the phone before getting behind the wheel. In January, Oregon law cracked down on distracted driving even more.
  • Tiger paired with Leishman, Fleetwood to start Masters

    Tiger paired with Leishman, Fleetwood to start Masters

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    They seemed to enjoy themselves from the first tee on, when they started in the order of their green jacket ownership: Woods 4, Mickelson 3, Couples 1, Pieters 0. Each seeks his first major title. But the pressure of a major can affect people in many different ways. Almost all Las Vegas sportsbooks stand to lose considerably on Woods, who has not won a PGA tournament since 2013 or the Masters since 2005.
  • Lawyer linked to Trump sentenced in Russian Federation probe

    Lawyer linked to Trump sentenced in Russian Federation probe

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    And it was then it was learned that Mueller's office had recently told the president's lawyers that Trump remains under investigation , but is not a criminal target , at least for now. Being a " target " means that the prosecutor has most likely gathered substantial evidence against the person in question, that this evidence links them to a criminal act or acts, and that they are someone the prosecutor either intends or is threatening to indict.
  • F-16 from Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada crashes

    F-16 from Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada crashes

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    The condition of the pilot wasn't known as of about 1:15 Pacific time. Military officials have said all three crashes were under investigation. The crash was the third in less than 48 hours for the USA military. All four crew members are believed to have been killed. Also on Tuesday, a Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier jet crashed in the East African nation of Djibouti during a training exercise .
  • Facebook users affected by Cambridge Analytica scandal increases to 87 million

    Facebook users affected by Cambridge Analytica scandal increases to 87 million

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    The data firm - which worked for President Trump's 2016 election campaign - collected the information from millions of other users who are mostly in the US, the social network said in a post Wednesday. There's a broader revelation, however, from Facebook's amendments to its policies disclosed Wednesday. Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is due to appear before a United States congressional committee on April 11, when he will be questioned on the company's "use ...
  • Gregorius warms NY fans

    Gregorius warms NY fans

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    The shortstop first connected on the first offering from Rays righthander Chris Archer in the third inning to take a 4-1 lead. "You clean up the garbage in front of you". NY starter Jordan Montgomery allowed a run over five innings with Jonathan Holder giving up three runs in 1/3 of an inning. This time Michael Kay addresses the Yankees fans booing.
  • J&K: 2 CRPF jawans killed by stone pelters in Anantnag

    J&K: 2 CRPF jawans killed by stone pelters in Anantnag

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    Both were locals, said a police official. The deceased have been identified as Riyaz Ahmed Wani of Verinag and Nissar Ahmed Wani of Kokernag. The injured policeman identified as Rayees Qamar of Sherpora in Anantnag. The police said the vehicle turned turtle after a mob pelted stones at it when CRPF troops were withdrawing from the Hiller area in Kokernag, PTI reported.
  • Family's plunge off cliff may have been intentional

    Family's plunge off cliff may have been intentional

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    A woman said Tuesday that she told OR child welfare officials in 2013 that Jennifer and Sarah Hart - who plunged off a California cliff with their children last month in an SUV - had been depriving the kids of food as punishment. "We're going under the assumption at this point that Devonte , Hannah and Sierra were in the vehicle, but we don't have 100 percent information", Capt.
  • Auburn man arrested for burglary, theft

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    Their comical e-fit drew hundreds of comments online, with some asking if it was still April Fool's Day. Twitter users went to town in the race to name as many comparisons as possible, with supervillain Gru from Despicable Me, TV presenter Rylan Clark and Zippy from Rainbow the most popular suggestions.
  • Trump Told He's Not 'Criminal Target' in Mueller Investigation

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    However, two sources familiar with the conversation said Mueller told the lawyers Trump was not a criminal target at this point. If Mueller accepts the finding of the OLC that a sitting president cannot constitutionally be indicted, then Trump couldn't ever be a "target" of an investigation.