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A mass funeral has been held for 24 school children who died when a school bus fell into a gorge in a mountainous region of India on Monday evening. Meanwhile, Thakur met the injured children at Nurpur Hospital (Kangra) and Amandeep Hospital (Punjab) and wished them a speedy recovery.
  • CWG 2018: India clinches gold in mixed-team badminton

    CWG 2018: India clinches gold in mixed-team badminton

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    It is an extremely satisfying performance from the young Bengal shooter in her first appearance at the CWG . India won their ninth gold via men's table tennis team at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast after thrashing Nigeria 3-0 in the summit clash.
  • April Ryan Asks Sarah Sanders If Trump Has 'Thought About Stepping Down'

    April Ryan Asks Sarah Sanders If Trump Has 'Thought About Stepping Down'

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    Most of the speculation following the raid of Cohen's office has centered around whether or not Trump was seriously considering firing Mueller , Sessions and or Rosenstein, but not the president's own job status. "I think it's a disgrace what's going on", Trump told reporters Monday. "Many people have said 'You should fire him'". Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers have defended Mueller's role in the Russian Federation investigation and have warned Trump not to terminate him.
  • The Newest: Trump welcomes emir of Qatar to White Home

    The Newest: Trump welcomes emir of Qatar to White Home

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    The United States approved a deal to sell Qatar $300 million in guided missiles on Monday, on the eve of President Donald Trump's White House meeting with Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. He added, "Those countries are stopping the funding of terrorism that includes UAE, it includes Saudi Arabia, it includes Qatar and others". Qatar denies that charge but has taken steps to address USA concerns.
  • Humboldt native designs sweater to raise money for hockey team, victims' families

    Humboldt native designs sweater to raise money for hockey team, victims' families

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    The New York Times quoted Richard J. McNally, a professor of psychiatry at Harvard University: "The family members, they're being told by the authorities that it is in fact their daughter". The Junior A hockey team's bus collided with a semi-truck Friday evening. Fourteen people were injured in the collision. "This is one of the hardest posts I have ever had to make.
  • Appeal to trace man wanted in connection with Hither Green burglary

    Appeal to trace man wanted in connection with Hither Green burglary

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    A van was found burnt out and destroyed on the evening of Saturday, April 7 in Star Lane, Orpington. Detective Chief Inspector Simon Harding said at the time: "This is a tragic case for all of those involved". Vincent died of his wounds and the pensioner was released on suspicion of murder, before being released an police confirmed he would not face any further charges.
  • Four reasons Chinese officials aren't buying Trump's trade threats

    Four reasons Chinese officials aren't buying Trump's trade threats

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    Futures in NY erased earlier losses to rise as much as 1.5% as Xi vowed to open sectors from banking to auto manufacturing, increase imports and lower foreign-ownership limits. But the calm before any storm may last much longer if Trump wants protections in place for US farmers. A White House official who watched a broadcast of Xi's speech said the Chinese president's reference to autos following Trump's Twitter complaints about the issue appeared to be an opportunity to develop trust ...
  • Green Bay Packers' Trevor Davis charged over 'explosives joke'

    Green Bay Packers' Trevor Davis charged over 'explosives joke'

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    TMZ initially reported, and Pedregon told WTMJ , that Davis and a woman went to a Hawaiian Airlines ticket counter and made a joke with his female friend saying "Did you do not forget to pack the explosives?" Davis transferred to California-Berkeley after a brief stint at the University of Hawaii under former head coach Greg McMackin.
  • Lawyers tried to block challan in Kathua girl's rape, murder

    Lawyers tried to block challan in Kathua girl's rape, murder

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    A separate chargesheet was filed against the eighth accused - a juvenile -Tuesday morning. The minor girl had been missing since January 10 when she failed to return home from watering horses in her native Rassana forests, and her body was found on January 17.
  • Rouhani says United States 'will regret it' if it violates nuke deal

    Rouhani says United States 'will regret it' if it violates nuke deal

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    It was also said that three European Union powers, namely the UK, Germany and France had been in talks with the USA administration on how to persuade President Donald Trump to extend sanction waivers for Iran past the May 12 deadline after he threatened to pull his country out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) if it is not fixed.
  • Saudi Arabia seeks French help for music, opera and cinema

    Saudi Arabia seeks French help for music, opera and cinema

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    The dinner set the tone for the official part of the visit which started Monday, following a weeks-long tour of the United States, Britain and Egypt. The agreement calls for the creation of a dedicated agency modelled on the lines of the French museums agency, which spearheaded the setting up of the Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi.
  • Israeli strike in Syria 'will not go unanswered' - Iran

    Israeli strike in Syria 'will not go unanswered' - Iran

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    Israeli officials have repeatedly warned against Iran's destabilizing activities in Syria and defined its continued presence there as a "red line", which Jerusalem is prepared to act against militarily. Responding to the strike, Velayati told IRNA "Defenders of the holy shrines are still standing by the Syrian people and government and will continue their fight against the enemies of the Islamic Ummah, particularly the Zionist regime and its masters".
  • Epic Games Releases First Look of Port-a-Fort Grenade In Action

    Epic Games Releases First Look of Port-a-Fort Grenade In Action

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    A reddit user has designed a cool new menu concept for Custom Games in Fortnite Battle Royale which would allow players to personalize the settings of private matches. The other battle royale game contending for the mobile space- PUBG Mobile is nowhere to be seen on the iTunes Top 100 free Apps chart but it is number 20 on the Google Play Store.
  • Nine ways the Good Friday Agreement changed Northern Ireland forever

    Nine ways the Good Friday Agreement changed Northern Ireland forever

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    As of March 2017, women's political participation in the (currently defunct) Northern Ireland Assembly stands at 30 per cent. Women also lead three of the main political parties. The latest round of talks to restore power-sharing collapsed in February with the DUP and Sinn Féin at loggerheads over a range of issues - including the Irish Language Act.
  • Angelina Jolie Shares What Queen Elizabeth II Taught Her Kids

    Angelina Jolie Shares What Queen Elizabeth II Taught Her Kids

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    Then, after a pause, she adds with a smile: "I won't be here though". The kids ask me why all this is so important for the Queen. In a separate excerpt from the queen's walk with Attenborough, released by ITV ahead of broadcast, the quiet of the palace garden is broken by the noise of a helicopter hovering overhead.
  • Driver facing 9 charges after deadly crash in Surrey

    Driver facing 9 charges after deadly crash in Surrey

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    The high school student became pinned in his parent's vehicle after Martin struck them. After speaking with the driver, officers detected the odour of an alcoholic beverage on his breath. The crash happened around 11:43 p.m. on Highway 4 near Willow Pass Road. Krantz was charged with driving under the influence, improper lane usage, illegal transportation of alcohol, failure to wear a seat belt and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
  • Cauvery protest: Shoes hurled at CSK's Jadeja, du Plessis

    Cauvery protest: Shoes hurled at CSK's Jadeja, du Plessis

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    As both, the victor is facing one on one at Chidambaram Stadium for yet another T20 match after 2 years and both captains are from Indian Cricket Team is yet another noticeable fact. "We love finding new ways to make Snapchat a great place for fans". Pulling up the Centre for failing to form the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) within the six-week deadline given to it, the apex court asked why the NDA government brought its questions and doubts over the 16 February judgment at the last ...
  • Tory rising star apologises after admitting she 'hacked into Labour MP's website'

    Tory rising star apologises after admitting she 'hacked into Labour MP's website'

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    Tory chairman Brandon Lewis is standing by Ms Badenoch. It is understood that Badenoch guessed the password in order to gain access to the Labour MP's site and edit information on it. Ms Badenoch, who is a staunch Brexiteer, was invited to join the Prime Minister at her annual constituency dinner last week. Kemi Badenoch, the Tory MP who introduced Theresa May before the Prime Minister's disastrous speech at the Conservative Party conference previous year, reportedly described her ...
  • Pew: Bots are churning out the majority of Twitter links

    Pew: Bots are churning out the majority of Twitter links

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    It said suspected bots share roughly 41% of links to "conservative" political sites and 44% of links to "liberal" political sites. Pew researchers found that the proportion of bot-posted links shared from sites with political content was 57 percent, which is lower than various other non-political sites.
  • Lackawawnna County commissioners recognizes National Library Week

    Lackawawnna County commissioners recognizes National Library Week

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    The Emeriti Association will host Stephanie Hesser and Jennifer Muret who will be talking about opportunities to volunteer at Habitat for Humanity and the ReStore. Children in kindergarten through fourth grade are invited to join us in the Public Program Room of the library Wednesday afternoons from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m., for hands-on STEAM-based projects.
  • San Antonio Spurs clinch record 21st consecutive playoff berth

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    The mysterious absence of Kawhi Leonard has left the cerebral head coach without an elite level player in his starting lineup, arguably for the first time in his tenure in San Antonio . The Kings were shorthanded due to injuries and resting veterans in favor of playing younger and less-experienced players. Bogdanovic scored just eight points on the night, but nailed a clutch 16-foot jumper with under one second remaining to help Sacramento escape with a win over the Grizzlies.
  • Asia Cup 2018 moved from India to UAE on Pakistan's request

    Asia Cup 2018 moved from India to UAE on Pakistan's request

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    The government has categorically told the BCCI in writing on Monday that the Asia Cup could be held in a neutral venue but not in the country. Ahead of the Asian Cricket Council ( ACC ) meeting in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, the BCCI has left with no other option but to take help from the United Arab Emirates to stage the event there.
  • School board adds June 1 for snow make-up day

    School board adds June 1 for snow make-up day

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    The district is also waiting to hear if state money allocated for the Guardian Program can instead be used to pay for more resource officers. Haley called the first batch of cuts "Tier One", and the second, "Tier Two". "The math numbers aren't where they should be", she said. "If we can get an entire community to rise up and support the buildings that house our children, think of the respect and power in honoring those who are the agents of success in teaching the children inside of them", ...
  • Germany's Merkel seeks to assure Ukraine on Russian gas link

    Germany's Merkel seeks to assure Ukraine on Russian gas link

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    The Nord Stream 2 pipeline would pump Russian gas to Germany beneath the Baltic Sea. According to energy firm Naftogaz expectations, Ukraine will earn around US$3 billion in 2018 from transit. Nord Stream 2 was established to bring additional supplies from northern Siberia via a shorter route than the existing one, which would help to keep costs down.
  • New president of Armenia to pay a visit to Russian Federation soon

    New president of Armenia to pay a visit to Russian Federation soon

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    The president will have limited powers, the country will be headed by the prime minister. President Sarkissian stressed that "a three-party ceasefire in Karabakh was achieved 23 years ago exactly due to Russia's mediation". Cabinet members will serve as acting ministers until a new government is formed. Sarkissian worked as ambassador of his country in the United Kingdom and previously held the post of the Prime Minister of Armenia.
  • Two 'Mega Man X' collections are coming July 24th

    Two 'Mega Man X' collections are coming July 24th

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    The first pack will contain X1-X4, the titles most X fans consider to be the bread and butter of the series, and the second will house X5-X8, the collective black sheep of the franchise. Included with both collections is The Day of Σ , a video originally included with Maverick Hunter X that explores the origins of series antagonist Sigma and the rise of Mavericks while shedding additional light on the events leading up to Mega Man X .
  • Anti-Semitism row: Israel Labor halts relations with Jeremy Corbyn

    Anti-Semitism row: Israel Labor halts relations with Jeremy Corbyn

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    The British Campaign Against Antisemitism denounced Corbyn to the Labour Party in a comprehensive disciplinary complaint that accuses Corbyn of bringing his party into disrepute for dismissing antisemitism and flags his membership in several social media groups used as platforms for antisemitic posts.
  • Trump's homeland security adviser resigns: White House

    Trump's homeland security adviser resigns: White House

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    Bloomberg reporter Jennifer Jacobs says that Bossert's resignation was the result of him being pushed out by Trump's new National Security Advisor, John Bolton . Bossert was hired as assistant to the president for homeland security and counter-terrorism in December 2016. Last weekend, Bossert represented the administration on television to talk about the United States response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria.
  • Oil hits $70 on China comments

    Oil hits $70 on China comments

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    A trade dispute between the U.S. and China could lead to slower economic growth that would limit oil demand. The market saw a "nice relief rally.after USA officials backpedalled on a trade war with China over the weekend", said Colin Cieszynski, chief market strategist at SIA Wealth Management Inc.
  • Iran Condemns Airstrike on Syrian Base

    Iran Condemns Airstrike on Syrian Base

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    Velayati was quoted by the country's state-run news agency IRNA. "Allowing Iran to strengthen itself in Syria is like accepting that the Iranians strangle us". Syria , which is Iran's client, also warned of "dangerous repercussions" to the airstrike, which it attributed to Israel. Earlier, US President Donald Trump had promised a "big price to pay" for the suspected chemical attack on Douma.
  • SolGen Calida accuses CJ Sereno of usurpation of power

    SolGen Calida accuses CJ Sereno of usurpation of power

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    During the oral arguments on the quo warranto petition seeking Sereno's ouster , the two argued about the Chief Justice's Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN) that she submitted to the Supreme Court (SC) when she was appointed associate justice in August 2010.
  • US Attorney Behind The Michael Cohen Raid Is A Trump Appointee

    US Attorney Behind The Michael Cohen Raid Is A Trump Appointee

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    Donald Trump has blasted the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller as a "disgrace" and a "witch-hunt" after FBI agents raided the NY offices of the president's long time personal lawyer Michael Cohen . At a White House briefing with military leaders to determine a response to the latest gas attack in Syria, Trump railed against the Mueller investigation while not mentioning the Stormy Daniels payment.
  • MS organization encourages residents to participate in Equal Pay Day

    MS organization encourages residents to participate in Equal Pay Day

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    This amounts to a combined total of almost $35.4 billion in unearned wages every year due to the gender-based gap in Pennsylvania. Broaden the view, and you learn that major American corporations with worldwide connections illustrate noticeable gender pay gaps: at Google, men earn 16 percent more than women; at Facebook, the gap is 9.9 percent; at Microsoft, 8.4 percent.