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The strikes have been biggest in the capital and Ahmedabad, with action demanded to improve gender equality too. According to the Police report , Bano was drugged, held captive in a temple and sexually assaulted for a week before being strangled and beaten to death with a stone in January.
  • Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) Analysts See $0.30 EPS

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    The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,261,086 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,301,280. DRE has 1.26 million shares volume. Duke Realty had a return on equity of 6.28% and a net margin of 197.59%. Kennedy Capital Mgmt invested in 856,740 shares or 0.25% of the stock. 107,000 are owned by Westchester Management Ltd Company. Big Money Sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2017 Q4.
  • Chemical arms experts in Syria go to site of alleged attack

    Chemical arms experts in Syria go to site of alleged attack

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    The alleged attack and subsequent military response underscored the challenge that the seven-year conflict in Syria poses for the West. President Donald Trump wants to remove US troops from Syria, where it has been fighting the Islamic State militants.
  • Reno Students Gear Up For Another Protest Against Gun Violence

    Reno Students Gear Up For Another Protest Against Gun Violence

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    A student organizer "will give a brief statement of objective, and we will hold 13 seconds of silence". "Momentum is the most important thing", Murdock said. Schreiber is a school, which means it's supposed to educate, so it makes sense to me that the school wouldn't endorse students' efforts to skip class.
  • Prakash Karat says 'No' to Sitaram Yechury alternate line

    Prakash Karat says 'No' to Sitaram Yechury alternate line

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    The political line has its roots during the era of Harkishan Singh Surjeet when the CPI (M), for the first time, shifted from the theory of maintaining equal distance from both the Congress and the BJP to identify the saffron outfit as the primary threat.
  • Still using chemical weapons

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    Speaking to the BBC , Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that Western powers had no plans for further missile strikes , though they would assess their options if Damascus used chemical weapons again. Syrian government-run media said the country's air defenses confronted a new "aggression", shooting down missiles over the central region of Homs and a suburb of Damascus early on Tuesday.
  • Skip Bayless says LeBron James' career on the line tonight vs. Pacers

    Skip Bayless says LeBron James' career on the line tonight vs. Pacers

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    But McGrady believes James needs to be more selfish on the offensive end and try and emulate the form he showed back in the 2015 NBA Finals when he averaged just below 30 points per game. He said he would ignore any minutes restriction the Cavs medical staff puts on Kyle Korver , and he said he would call plays for LeBron James to get off to a fast start.
  • Multiple bodies found inside vehicle in Burbank, Calif.

    Multiple bodies found inside vehicle in Burbank, Calif.

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    Burbank police received a call around 7:10 a.m. regarding a auto violating a parking code. The two bodies have been detected afterwards paramedics arrived. Detectives were working on interviewing any possible witnesses and were hoping to find surveillance video that might help them in the investigation.
  • Despite Puerto Rico blackout, MLB game will go on, mayor says

    Despite Puerto Rico blackout, MLB game will go on, mayor says

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    The Associated Press reported that an island-wide blackout on Wednesday, just a week after a tree hit a power line and caused approximately 840,000 residents to lose power . Employees of the Electric Power Authority of Puerto Rico take advantage of a general blackout to fix a damaged line in San Juan, Puerto Rico , April 18, 2018.
  • Trump rewrites history on rationale for firing Comey

    Trump rewrites history on rationale for firing Comey

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    US PRESIDENT Donald Trump says he did not fire James Comey from the FBI "because of the phony Russian Federation investigation", contradicting his 2017 comments that he fired the agency's then-director over the probe. 'Well, it's hard to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, too, ' Colbert said. And I'm sure a whole lotta people have a view of me based on that.
  • Did Donald Trump Tweet Warnings About Obama Ordering Syrian Airstrikes?

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    And how might Russian Federation respond - as a key ally of Syria's president, Bashar al-Assad? But after chatting with Denis McDonough, the president's chief of staff "Obama surprised almost everyone by deciding to force a vote in Congress on whether to do so, effectively putting the military action on hold".
  • New York nanny convicted in stabbing deaths of two young children

    New York nanny convicted in stabbing deaths of two young children

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    After two days of deliberations, the jury found Ortega guilty of four charges: two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree murder, which are punishable by a maximum sentence of life in prison. 'They still had this ideal skin and these long eyelashes, ' Krim said. "You could see they tried really hard to wash all the blood out but there was still kind of an auburn tint to it that I do not forget to this day".
  • Former Playboy Model Now Free to Discuss Alleged Donald Trump Affair

    Former Playboy Model Now Free to Discuss Alleged Donald Trump Affair

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    Trump denies. McDougal had sued American Media Inc.to get out of a contract that gave the company exclusive rights to her story. Former Playboy model Karen McDougal has reportedly been let out of a contract with the parent company of The National Enquirer and can now freely discuss her alleged affair with President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Dems add five candidates to "Red to Blue" program White House notifies Russian Federation that no new sanctions are coming: report Senators ...
  • Pittsburgh police prepare for possible riots if Trump fires Mueller

    Pittsburgh police prepare for possible riots if Trump fires Mueller

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    Joseph was apparently anxious about the possibility of violence, telling officers that moving forward they would have to bring riot gear to work, according to the memo obtained by local CBS station KDKA . Hissrich said Public Safety frequently prepares for events that never happen, and says he has no knowledge of the President's decision making process.
  • Federal judge on Cohen case has ties to Soros, Clintons

    Federal judge on Cohen case has ties to Soros, Clintons

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    Cohen's lawyers sought a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction against the USA government to prevent investigators from viewing the documents. Cohen's attorney, as well as one representing the president, argued that the use of a special master was justified by the decision in a 2002 case involving a defendant who was accused of "conspiring to provide material support or resources to designated foreign terrorist organizations".
  • Hurst Home Explodes in Fiery Burst Just as Officers Arrive on Scene

    Hurst Home Explodes in Fiery Burst Just as Officers Arrive on Scene

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    The explosion sent officers outside scrambling for cover. The driver of a truck lost control, slammed into the side of a home, and hit the gas line. The people who were injured during the blast are expected to recover. The explosion lifted the room from the structure and blew out most of the back wall, the department said in a press release .
  • Target stores offer drive-up service in Florida and Texas

    Target stores offer drive-up service in Florida and Texas

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    Users will place their order through the Target app, selecting "drive up" as the fulfillment option. In addition to Washington, Target will roll out the in-store delivery service in Boston, Chicago and San Francisco. Customers then park in designated spots outside the store and employees bring out the orders. - Target stores in Florida and Texas are now offering drive-up service.
  • Alabama's First Class Pre-K named nation's highest quality program

    Alabama's First Class Pre-K named nation's highest quality program

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    The state's per-student funding on preschool dropped from $5,233 to $5,040, the report says, but remains higher than the national average of $5,005. West Virginia, though, is one of 10 states that the report said has both expanded access to pre-K while maintaining high quality standards.
  • EPS for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) forecasted at $0.44

    EPS for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) forecasted at $0.44

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    The stock decreased 2.93% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $29.8. S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:STBA) has risen 17.71% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. Bb&T Corp reported 39,086 shares. Stone Ridge Asset Limited Company owns 11,873 shs for 0.03% of their capital. GT has also 2.64 million shares volume.
  • Cases of hepatitis A found in county

    Cases of hepatitis A found in county

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    The free, anonymous and confidential program is created to reduce the spread of HIV and hepatitis in Lexington. More than 2,700 people have used the program, with an average of about 175 every Friday. According to a report from the state's health department previous year, Kentucky led the nation in infection rate of hepatitis C , which is an infectious disease that primarily affects the liver.
  • Kenya backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

    Kenya backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

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    We have experienced first-hand what Morocco has to offer because we played in friendly matches there last month and we saw what they have. "Morocco is Africa and Africa is Morocco". "We are happy to have Morocco contesting because in terms of infrastructure they are ready. It is a tourist nation with good culture and hospitality", Amokachi posed.
  • President Trump to be in MI next week

    President Trump to be in MI next week

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    Margaret Talev, the president of the White House Correspondents' Association, issued a statement last week saying Trump will not attend the dinner, but added that "he will actively encourage members of the executive branch to attend and join us as we celebrate the First Amendment".
  • Largest maker of bump stocks will stop taking orders

    Largest maker of bump stocks will stop taking orders

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    Slide Fire says orders placed prior to May 20th, 2018 will be processed and shipped. "BAD IDEA. As I promised, today the Department of Justice will issue the rule banning BUMP STOCKS with a mandated comment period", Trump tweeted last month.
  • Ofcom to investigate RT impartiality

    Ofcom to investigate RT impartiality

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    The five other potential breaches were on two editions of Sputnik, the weekly show presented by George Galloway , two editions of Crosstalk, the channel's flagship debate programme hosted by U.S. 'Our editorial approach has not changed since the events in Salisbury , and we will be directly addressing this matter with the regulator'. Scottish Conservative deputy leader Jackson Carlaw said: "With Ofcom stepping up its investigations into RT there is an even stronger consensus that this ...
  • Total embarrassment as protesters block Uhuru in London

    Total embarrassment as protesters block Uhuru in London

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    President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday was heckled in London by Kenyans believed to be National Resistance Movement (NRM-K) supporters. His security personnel was forced to hurriedly get him away from the crowd which was shouting at him. President Uhuru Kenyatta shakes hands with Prince Harry at Buckingham Palace. However, there were others who carried place cards saying "Karibu London" and representing his Big Four Agenda while others chanted " Uhuru is justice ".
  • Trump, Abe discuss N.Korean issues

    Trump, Abe discuss N.Korean issues

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    On Wednesday, the agenda will broaden to include other issues affecting the Indo-Pacific region, including trade and energy, and Trump said he and Abe would "sneak out" to play a round of golf. "While Xi is working on the US directly to ease some of these tensions, the fact that Japan faces a similar, if less severe, challenge gives Beijing an opportunity to pull Tokyo closer to its orbit with the economic talks", the Nikkei Asian Review reported on its website.
  • RUNNING: Tom Henry represents Baraboo, finishes Boston Marathon

    RUNNING: Tom Henry represents Baraboo, finishes Boston Marathon

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    In a statement to the weather , more than1,200 runners who began the race did not finish, doubling the 2017 total. The 122nd Boston Marathon was one for the ages. Suffolk adjunct faculty Nicolle Renick also ran Monday. She also was concerned about the weather. But he was not entirely pleased with his time of 4:49 minutes.
  • Lynch defends herself amid criticism from Comey

    Lynch defends herself amid criticism from Comey

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    Clinton spokesperson Nick Merrill called the letter pathetic. In the excerpt aired on This Week, Stephanopoulos asks Comey whether his choice to reveal that he was reopening the investigation into Clinton's emails days before the election may have been influenced by his belief that Clinton would become president.
  • Fresno State professor stirs outrage, calls Barbara Bush an

    Fresno State professor stirs outrage, calls Barbara Bush an "amazing racist"

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    The messages quickly ruffled feathers on social media and received vocal backlash from those seeking to mourn and celebrate the life of the former First Lady. "Please know the university is taking this matter very seriously and the incident is under review". As the provost spoke, the points Jarrar had made about Barbara Bush were still reverberating around the Internet.
  • Rouhani: Iran's weapons are for deterrence

    Rouhani: Iran's weapons are for deterrence

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    Rouhani said countries that rely on their domestic capabilities "feel the true sense of sovereignty and power". The deal, which was negotiated during the Obama administration, limits Iran's enrichment and stockpiling of material that could be applied to a nuclear weapons program.
  • San Diego County mulls 'sanctuary' law action

    San Diego County mulls 'sanctuary' law action

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    The board voted 3-1, with one member absent. The cost of housing in San Diego County and lack of affordable options has prompted many people to move to Riverside County, where the median home costs $354,600. A hodgepodge of amnesty advocacy and "civil justice" groups have joined together in an unholy alliance to achieve their goal of making sanctuary protections "real" throughout California.
  • Bernie Sanders Says Cardi B is Right About Social Security

    Bernie Sanders Says Cardi B is Right About Social Security

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    Sen. Bernie Sanders got the attention of the internet for retweeting a Cardi B quote about improving Social Security . "If we really are going to make America great again we need to strengthen social security so that seniors are able to retire with the dignity they deserve", Sanders, a previous presidential candidate, wrote on Twitter .
  • Putin, Merkel discuss Syria in phone call

    Putin, Merkel discuss Syria in phone call

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    The French leader has also suggested the creation of a shared eurozone budget worth billions of pounds. German conservatives worry that an EMF could fall under the purview of the European Commission and could use German taxpayers' money to fund profligate states.
  • Record Store Day in Oxford 2018

    Record Store Day in Oxford 2018

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    The first Record Store Day took place on April 19, 2008. Others feel as though more people being passionate about vinyl is a good thing and increases the visibility of the medium. "Special vinyl and CD releases and various promotional products are made exclusively for the day", organizers of Record Store Day said. Needle Drop Records (304 Gregory Street): Opens at 9 a.m.; check out its Facebook for bands as the schedule is finalized.
  • Ministers to announce Brexit climbdown as they face Lords defeat

    Ministers to announce Brexit climbdown as they face Lords defeat

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    Leader for the main opposition party in the Lords, Angela Smith , said the upper house's amendments were a chance to offer May "an opportunity to bring forward sensible changes in response to concerns raised previously in the Lords". Labour said it wanted the government to think again on key aspects of the bill by passing amendments which would have to be reconsidered by MPs before the legislation can become law.
  • Rahul Gandhi Had Termed Hindus as Bigger Threat Than LeT: BJP

    Rahul Gandhi Had Termed Hindus as Bigger Threat Than LeT: BJP

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    Tripathi also said, "When the students asked Rahul Gandhi valid questions on development, Rahul Gandhi tried to shift the blame to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath". "He fears standing in Parliament too", he said. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief said that the Gandhi scion has "insulted the nation" in the name of saffron terror two days after a Special NIA court acquitted all five accused in the Mecca Masjid Bomb blast case.
  • Gov. Murphy signs bill requiring automatic voter registration

    Gov. Murphy signs bill requiring automatic voter registration

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    Based on statistics on its 19 community colleges published by the state of New Jersey , more than half of part-time students don't graduate and 30% to 40% of full-time students don't graduate. The new law says that voters should be given a chance to opt out of registration when they're dealing with the motor vehicle department. Upon the Secretary's approval, the agency may implement automatic voter registration for eligible individuals.
  • Poll Shocker: Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke Dead Even in Texas

    Poll Shocker: Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke Dead Even in Texas

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    O'Rourke reported collecting $6.7 million in donations through March. The Texas senator also mocked O'Rourke for his nickname. Ted Cruz's back, and they may be hitting the mark. O'Rourke also was winning among independent voters, the poll found , drawing 51% of the independent vote compared with Cruz's 37%. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in the 2018 election.
  • What Investors Should Know? Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL)

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    Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Workday, Inc. The stock increased 1.69% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $45.23. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share. Bb&T stated it has 12,348 shares. Suffolk Cap Mngmt, New York-based fund reported 71,696 shares.
  • Trump Says Did Not Fire James Comey Due to 'Phony Russia Investigation'

    Trump Says Did Not Fire James Comey Due to 'Phony Russia Investigation'

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    I urged Kelly not to do that, arguing that the country needed principled people around this president. What's wrong with the president saying you should be in jail? It was a disgusting miscalculation for which Rubio later apologized. Comey said the revelations in the book don't jeopardize the work of investigators, led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who are probing potential ties between Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian Federation.
  • Wednesday Evening Weather; Red Flag Warning may be needed Thursday

    Wednesday Evening Weather; Red Flag Warning may be needed Thursday

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    Expect 70s on Thursday , then 60s for highs on Friday . A few morning clouds Wednesday will give way to sunshine. Later tonight , an area of low pressure now across the Plains states will race eastward and track across Pennsylvania moving off the Jersey Shore by first thing Thursday morning.