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It is said that politicians from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to be in attendance. In 2017, during a press conference in Patna , Lalu Prasad and his wife Rabri Devi had declared that they would not take dowry in the weddings of their two sons - Tej Pratap Yadav and Tejashwi Yadav.
  • Facebook wanted users' medical data for a research project

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    First, it was revealed that Trump-affiliated consulting firm obtained data on at least 50 million unsuspecting Facebook users to target voters in the USA, based on psychological profiling, with political adverts spreading disinformation. By doing this, Facebook wants to prevent its platform from being abused. The news comes as Facebook VP Sheryl Sandberg said the company is still unable to confirm what happened to the data obtained by Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm hired by ...
  • Tiger Woods assesses his opening round performance at The Masters

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    Fourth-ranked Spieth says his best and worst memories at Augusta National will inspire him over the final 54 holes. "I figured I had two par 5s ahead of me". He only returned to golf in December following a number of injuries and personal issues. "It's a really good start". "To do it the way I did it, after all the disappointments, all the highs and lows, it's really nice", Poulter said on the eve of the Masters.
  • South Korean court finds ousted Park guilty of bribery

    South Korean court finds ousted Park guilty of bribery

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    Parliament passed an impeachment motion against Park in December that year over corruption and abuse of power. Park has been held at a detention center near Seoul since her arrest in March 2017, but she refused to attend Friday's court session citing sickness.
  • Oil spill fire chokes Indonesian port city of Balikpapan; four dead

    Oil spill fire chokes Indonesian port city of Balikpapan; four dead

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    Indonesia declared a state of emergency this week after the spill and fire killed five fishermen. "I may sound like I'm exaggerating, but the state of the bay is like that of a gas station". "The efforts would be beyond beach cleaning", Mochtar said on Thursday. He did not estimate how much oil had spilled. The government has stated there was no human error on the part of state-owned energy giant Pertamina in the recent oil spill incident in Balikpapan Bay, East Kalimantan, as the event ...
  • WhiteHouse approves $1.3B's artillery sale to Saudi Arabia

    WhiteHouse approves $1.3B's artillery sale to Saudi Arabia

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    Called NEOM, which means "new future" in a combination of English and Arabic abbreviations, it will be a biotech and digital hub spread over 26,500 square kilometres (10,000 square miles). On March 20, US President Donald Trump gives the prince an effusive welcome at the White House, hailing a "great friendship". Major-General Anwar Ishqi, head of the Saudi Center for Strategic Studies, said that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's latest statements were made to designate Riyadh's direction ...
  • Presidential Candidates Call for Unity to Face Threats against Mexico

    Presidential Candidates Call for Unity to Face Threats against Mexico

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    A caravan of about 1,200 Central American migrants making its way to the USA border has taken a break in a small hamlet in southern Mexico, with most of the group deciding to remain there, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday. Mexico's presidential candidates also commented on the recent developments, making the most of Trump's comments for their own campaigns. Jose Antonio Meade, from the ruling party, called on all candidates to "join in defense of sovereignty and national ...
  • Hamburg woman charged with aggravated DWI

    Hamburg woman charged with aggravated DWI

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    Police Chief Thomas Weitzel said Schleicher told officers she was in IL to drop off her 15-year-old son - the only child still in her custody - so he could "party" in IN over spring break. A breathalyzer indicated she had an alcohol content of.16, the report says. Alcohol that police say they discovered in the front passenger seat of Schleicher's vehicle on April 2.
  • Gaza braces for new protests

    Gaza braces for new protests

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    While Israel has invoked its right to protect its border, reports suggest that live rounds were used against many unarmed protesters and hundreds of Palestinian demonstrators were hit and injured. Smaller groups moved closer to the fence, throwing stones, hurling firebombs or burning tires. The youths were seen painting tires in bright colors and planting some of them with flowers.
  • Cyclist fired for giving Trump middle finger sues ex-employer

    Cyclist fired for giving Trump middle finger sues ex-employer

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    A woman on a bike gestures with her middle finger as a motorcade with US President Donald Trump departs Trump National Golf Course October 28, 2017 in Sterling, Virginia. She decided it would be a good idea to alert a human resources official at Akima about the photo Monday, when she returned to work. She claims that executive was allowed to delete the offensive comment and keep his job.
  • French PM, Senate agree to cut lawmakers number by nearly a third

    French PM, Senate agree to cut lawmakers number by nearly a third

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    Commuters in and around Paris pushed their way onto the few trains running during the rush-hour while many platforms in the French capital's busiest stations lay empty. Only 33 percent of French people approve of his job performance while 54 percent disapprove. Local students also joined the protest. It is separate from the Europol database and far more widely used.
  • ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) Shares Sold by Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Co

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    C M Bidwell & Associates Ltd. lifted its holdings in shares of ExxonMobil by 1.3% in the second quarter. The Return on Assets for Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) is 0.059670. 2,560 are held by Highbridge Cap Ltd Llc. Analysts await Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) to report earnings on April, 12. Associated Banc invested in 1.4% or 311,075 shares.
  • Dwayne Johnson Shares Heartfelt Experience with Battling Depression: 'I Was Crying Constantly'

    Dwayne Johnson Shares Heartfelt Experience with Battling Depression: 'I Was Crying Constantly'

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    Why can't I just be like them? When the actor and WWE Superstar was young, his mother also struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts. "You're done. In the Express , Johnson recalled his battle with depression - a topic he often discusses and doesn't shy away from. Johnson posted an Instagram photo in support of the student activists who demonstrated nationwide during the massive March for Our Lives protest of gun violence.
  • Did an Illinois Suburb Enact a Ban on High-Capacity Firearms?

    Did an Illinois Suburb Enact a Ban on High-Capacity Firearms?

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    However, village employees as well as law enforcement officers and "the organized militia of this or any other state" are exempt from having to abide by it. Those four shootings combined claimed 150 lives. Those courts have also found that states and municipalities have sound reasons to ban military-style weapons without curtailing people's right to self-defence.
  • BJP smells ration scam in Delhi after CAG findings

    BJP smells ration scam in Delhi after CAG findings

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    Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had on Tuesday tabled CAG report which highlighted untracked funds amounting to Rs 7,270 crore and instances where ration shop owners cornered subsidised grains meant for the poor. The municipal bodies said they had constructed some toilets out of their own resources under their own sanitation programme, the report said. "Showing expenditure incurred on construction of toilets under their existing sanitation scheme as expenditure incurred under the ...
  • President Trump Visiting Southern West Virginia Today

    President Trump Visiting Southern West Virginia Today

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    Joe Manchin , telling a West Virginia crowd that their Democratic senator not only opposed tax cuts but "votes against everything" in the Trump agenda. "I'll be honest with you". Mr. Trump's support in West Virginia was 61 percent in January - higher than any other state, according to Gallup. Manchin, in his second term, is considered one of the Senate's most vulnerable Democrats in this fall's congressional elections.
  • East Hartford police search for bank robbery suspect

    East Hartford police search for bank robbery suspect

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    Through further investigation, detectives were able to determine that the suspect matched the description of Raspberry, who is wanted for a bank robbery and another attempted bank robbery, now being investigated by the Wilmington Police Department, both of which took place on Monday, April 2, 2018.
  • Driver charged, several hurt when bus heading to Masters tournament overturns

    Driver charged, several hurt when bus heading to Masters tournament overturns

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    Now, the driver of the charter bus is facing charges, said state police. Eastbound lanes of I-20 are still closed, but all westbound lanes of traffic are now moving. That is where the Masters Golf Tournament is being held. Officials with Augusta University Medical Center have confirmed they have received seven patients from the crash so far.
  • Another Democratic upset is brewing in Tennessee

    Another Democratic upset is brewing in Tennessee

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    Republicans in Tennessee have reason to worry about a US senate seat after a poll showed that Rep. Marsh Blackburn (R) is behind by double digits. The good news for Ms. Phil Bredesen, a Democrat, is leading Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn by double digits going into the Senate race to replace retiring Sen. To be fair, both Bredesen and Blackburn have primary challenges to get past before facing each other in a General Election, however, they are both seen as the frontrunners and likely ...
  • South, North Korea hold preparatory talks ahead of Kim-Moon summit

    South, North Korea hold preparatory talks ahead of Kim-Moon summit

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    Wang referred to the inter-Korean summit set for April 27th and a US-North Korean summit expected to be held by the end of May. The Koreas, after a high-level meeting last week, agreed on the date of the summit. China had largely sat on the sidelines as North Korea improved relations with South Korea , raising worries in Beijing that it was no longer a central player in the North Korean issue.
  • Zuma supporters gather ahead of his court appearance

    Zuma supporters gather ahead of his court appearance

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    The Durban Metro Police say they are expecting up to 5,000 pro-Zuma protesters at the high court, but despite this impressive turnout, support for Mr Zuma outside his home province of KwaZulu-Natal has fallen off dramatically in recent years.
  • Zimbabwe's leader thanks China's Xi, pledges to boost ties

    Zimbabwe's leader thanks China's Xi, pledges to boost ties

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    Since been sworn in as Zimbabwe's President, Mnangagwa has vowed to rebuild his country's damaged economy and has pledged to revive Zimbabwe's economy, which has struggled with corruption and hyperinflation, as well as the country's standing with the global community.
  • Urban Meyer Salary: Ohio State Coach Gets New Contract

    Urban Meyer Salary: Ohio State Coach Gets New Contract

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    There's over a million reasons for Ohio State football head coach Urban Meyer to be happy today, and those same reasons make what NCAA president Mark Emmert recently said about NCAA-member schools paying their football and men's basketball players look erroneous.
  • China to retaliate against U.S. tariffs

    China to retaliate against U.S. tariffs

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    Organizers of the migrant group said they never meant to reach the U.S. border. At a projected 2018 crop of 4.3 billion bushels, USA soybean farmers lost more than 1.29 billion US dollars in value for their crop on Wednesday morning alone. Brazil supplied about half of the almost 100 million tonnes of soybean imported by China previous year. "We are scared, just like you", Mujica said according to The Washington Post .
  • 2018 hurricane season may see slightly above average activity

    2018 hurricane season may see slightly above average activity

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    The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Researchers believe there is a 39 percent chance of a hurricane hitting the East Coast, according to the forecast . This was the 35th annual CSU preseason prediction. After a devastating 2017 hurricane season which featured three of the costliest tropical systems in history, meteorologists predict that 2018 will be just as nightmarish.
  • Trump says he did not know about payment to Stormy Daniels

    Trump says he did not know about payment to Stormy Daniels

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    Asked if he knew about the payment to Stormy Daniels , Trump said no. Trump also claimed that he didn't know where the money came from to pay Daniels. She claims the agreement is null and void because Mr. Trump never signed it. She is now suing Mr. Trump to abrogate a nondisclosure agreement that was supposed to prevent her from discussing her relationship.
  • ESPN's Ref Cam returns for a second season at the Frozen Four

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    The Buckeyes were left wondering, "what if?" "Let's take the last 10 games, I'm not interested in what we were doing in October, November, December, nobody is", Pearson said. I think we really came together a lot this year, Wolfy (Nick Wolf) has been our headmaster and he's done a great job getting us to gel as the year goes on", Perunovich said.
  • Troops await orders for Trump border security deployment

    Troops await orders for Trump border security deployment

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    Brown announced on Twitter that she will not listen to Trump or the federal government if asked to send or guard troops to the Mexico border, saying she is "deeply troubled by Trump's plan to militarize our border". California Gov. Jerry Brown's administration says it needs answers from President Trump's administration before deciding whether to commit National Guard troops to help protect the border with Mexico.
  • Dade City man, 34, had child porn on his computer

    Dade City man, 34, had child porn on his computer

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    When he was arrested in January 2017, Milam admitted to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents that he had been trading child porn for about two years. Maryland State police said he is charged with three counts each of second degree rape, second degree sex offense, third degree sex offense, and fourth degree sex offense.
  • Suspect wanted in armed robbery investigation

    Suspect wanted in armed robbery investigation

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    Police responded to the Crown Market on Progress Drive just after 4:30 Wednesday afternoon. The incident is being investigated by members of the Criminal Investigations Section. "The suspect, a man believed to be in his 60s, is described as 5'5" tall, with grey hair and glasses. He was accompanied by another armed black male wearing all black.
  • German court refuses to extradite Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on rebellion charge

    German court refuses to extradite Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on rebellion charge

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    The court said it would consider an extradition request based on allegations of corruption, though. German police arrested Puigdemont in March while he was crossing into the country from Denmark on his way from Finland to Belgium. German law calls for prison sentences for anyone who "undertakes, by force or through threat of force" to undermine the republic's existence or change its constitutional order.
  • Quake of magnitude 6.2 strikes off Mindanao in Philippines, reports USGS

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    The Los Angeles Fire Department is now surveying the Los Angeles area for any damages or injuries, Chief Ralph Terrazas said in a Twitter post . "We now have no reports of damage or injuries", fire department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said. Several Santa Clarita residents felt a brief, minor rumble Thursday for a 5.3 quake.
  • Woman who flipped off Trump's motorcade sues employer

    Woman who flipped off Trump's motorcade sues employer

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    Constitution and Virginia state law. Briskman, a marketing executive, disclosed the incident to her bosses at Akima , where she had worked for six months. The Geller Law Group and Protect Democracy filed the suit Wednesday on Briskman's behalf. "The actions of my company were swift and unexpected", she said .
  • NSA McMaster Blasts Putin to Baltic Leaders

    NSA McMaster Blasts Putin to Baltic Leaders

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    McMaster gave a speech contradicting him. McMaster said the West is now engaged in a "fundamental contest between our free and open societies and closed and repressive systems", adding: "Revisionist and repressive powers are attempting to undermine our values, our institutions, and our way of life".
  • Canada's trade deficit widens to $2.7B in February

    Canada's trade deficit widens to $2.7B in February

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    Statistics Canada says the country ran a merchandise trade deficit of $2.7 billion in February compared with a deficit of $1.9 billion in January. Imports from the US were up 3.3 per cent to $32.1 billion during the month, while exports to the USA increased 1.9 per cent to $34.6 billion.
  • BJP, JD(S) likely to have 'secret pact' to defeat Siddaramaiah

    BJP, JD(S) likely to have 'secret pact' to defeat Siddaramaiah

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    Meanwhile, a Twitter war of sorts has escalated between the parties, each mocking the other with parodies, memes and GIFs, accompanied by barbed words. He also accused the BJP of spreading fake news on the Bill. Siddaramaiah hit back at BJP, "And if you spread #FakeNews about our Anti-Superstition Law criminalising or demeaning Hindu traditions, I&B Minister Smriti Irani will hit you with her circular!", in an obvious reference to the order on fake news issued by Smriti Irani's ministry ...
  • HS Spring Roundup: Country Day softball rolls in CISAA opener

    HS Spring Roundup: Country Day softball rolls in CISAA opener

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    Then, the Eagles proceeded to slam three home runs in the bottom half of the inning to turn what was a 3-1 lead into a commanding nine-run advantage on the way to a 17-1 victory. He hit a double and an RBI triple in the title game. WINDSOR - Calla Roney pitched a five-inning no-hitter as the Lady Hatchets routed the Lady Cougars in a National Trail Conference game Monday.
  • Uttar Pradesh: Scolded by Yogi Adityanath, Dalit MP complains to PM Modi

    Uttar Pradesh: Scolded by Yogi Adityanath, Dalit MP complains to PM Modi

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    He said that he also received death threats a number of times but police did not file his complaint. In a letter to Modi written last month, Chhotelal, an MP from Robertsganj in Uttar Pradesh, complained about a local party functionary helping the rival Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in a block-level election and undermining his efforts.
  • Parties want to play politics in name of Ambedkar: PM

    Parties want to play politics in name of Ambedkar: PM

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    Narendra Modi said no government had honoured Babasaheb like his government had. The Congress president also extended his support to the nation-wide bandh called by the Dalit organisations against a Supreme Court ruling on SC/ST Atrocities Act.