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The move comes after ICE and the Justice Department a year ago brought a civil action against Hobby Lobby, saying it had received thousands of falsely labeled Iraqi artifacts from a United Arab Emirates-based supplier. The tablets date between 2100 to 1600 BC and "are mostly legal and administrative documents, but also include an important collection of Early Dynastic incantations and a bilingual religious text from the Neo-Babylonian period".
  • Siddaramaiah counter challenges PM Modi to speak about Yeddyurappa's achievements

    Siddaramaiah counter challenges PM Modi to speak about Yeddyurappa's achievements

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    Visuals of the Bellary Reddy gang's aggressive posture, brazenness in everything they do, their illegal iron ore mining operations, threatening chief minister Siddaramaiah and other Congress leaders on the floor of the Karnataka Assembly, and their record in transferring some 64 government officials in Bellary district to clear way for their affairs have been common knowledge in the state.
  • Federal Front : KCR Rethinking on Congress?

    Federal Front : KCR Rethinking on Congress?

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    As part of his plans to forge a non-Congress, non-BJP alternative at the Centre, Rao had met his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee, former Prime Minister and JD (S) leader HD Deve Gowda and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi and the party's working president M K Stalin in recent months.
  • Blake Shelton: 'Karma' tweet cryptic for a reason

    Blake Shelton: 'Karma' tweet cryptic for a reason

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    Nelson took to Instagram earlier this week to express what a hard week she had. In a February 19 photo goofing around with friends she clearly had her wedding band on her ring finger. Felker also reportedly did not return to his home with Nelson in Oklahoma following the tour with Lambert. He sent an email to Nelson to let her know he wouldn't be back that week.
  • Zachary Cruz, Brother of Florida School Shooter, Arrested

    Zachary Cruz, Brother of Florida School Shooter, Arrested

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    A Broward County judge issued an out-of-county warrant for Zachary Cruz's arrest on Tuesday afternoon, stating that the 18-year-old had violated his probation. Zachary Cruz was booked Tuesday night into Palm Beach County Jail, according to the jail website. At a March 29 court hearing, Zachary Cruz was sentenced to six months probation .
  • Students walkout in support of second amendment

    Students walkout in support of second amendment

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    KTVU reported that almost 100 students walked out at California High. "We have to enact some sort of gun control legislation because this is what the kids are asking for.' And I'm thinking, 'I'm not asking for that, '" Riley told the Carlsbad Current-Argus last month.
  • United Kingdom home minister Amber Rudd brought down by immigration scandal

    United Kingdom home minister Amber Rudd brought down by immigration scandal

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    Rudd opposed Brexit but Javid , a lukewarm "remainer", has said that after the referendum, "in some ways, we are all Brexiteers now". Rudd, who was a top leader in PM Theresa May's government , quit amid claims that she mislead lawmakers on whether her department held targets for removing illegal immigrants in Britain.
  • New Zealand considering PCB's request to play in Pakistan

    New Zealand considering PCB's request to play in Pakistan

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    New Zealand are weighing up playing cricket in Pakistan for the first time in 15 years. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman sent a request to NZC chief executive David White two weeks ago suggesting to play a few T20 matches in Pakistan. Sri Lanka returned to play a Twenty20 global in Lahore in October, followed by a three-match T20 series between Pakistan and West Indies in Karachi last month.
  • Georgia politician points shotgun at teen in polarizing gubernat

    Georgia politician points shotgun at teen in polarizing gubernat

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    The ad shows Brian Kemp , Georgia's Secretary of State, pointing a shotgun at a teen who the ad said is interested in dating one of Kemp's daughters. Local news station 11 Alive said many its viewers objected to the ad. "Since when is it okay for an adult to hold a weapon on a minor, ever?" "Mr.
  • Major League Baseball sets 2019 season opener, 2018 all-star tour in Japan

    Major League Baseball sets 2019 season opener, 2018 all-star tour in Japan

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    However, the team is 16-11 and sitting in 2nd place in the American League West, a half-game ahead of the Angels, and 2 1/2 out of first behind the defending World Champion Houston Astros. As part of the 2019 Japan Opening Series , both MLB Clubs will also compete against Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) teams in day/night doubleheaders scheduled for March 17-18.
  • Mike Pompeo vows to put USA diplomatic power at Donald Trump's service

    Mike Pompeo vows to put USA diplomatic power at Donald Trump's service

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    Pompeo is promising to bring back what he calls the State Department's swagger. He is the 70th Secretary of State . "To stand here and look at the most important diplomatic corps in the world is enormously humbling to me", said Pompeo, who headed the Central Intelligence Agency before being switched by the president to the State Department.
  • Military plane crashes in Savannah, Georgia

    Military plane crashes in Savannah, Georgia

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    Roads will be shut down in the area and officials are asking people to avoid the area. "Please avoid the area", the agency tweeted. Emergency services are on the scene near Savannah Hilton Head International Airport, with a plume of black smoke rising from the wreckage and fire spreading through a roadside field.
  • Boy Scouts changing name as girls join ranks

    Boy Scouts changing name as girls join ranks

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    With both Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts trending toward allowing girls to join, an alternative Christian organization that limits membership just to boys is clearly the beneficiary. The Girl Scouts are relying on a LinkedIn campaign, aimed at 50 million former Girl Scouts, for recruitment. "That's why we're the best leadership development organization for girls in the world".
  • Hazaras 'call off' protest after talks with COAS

    Hazaras 'call off' protest after talks with COAS

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    Following the attack, the Hazaras staged a protest to denounce the government's failure to provide security to Balochistan's marginalised community. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar on Wednesday has taken a suo motu notice of the targeted killings of the members of Hazara community.
  • Teen gets blasted online for wearing traditional Chinese dress to prom

    Teen gets blasted online for wearing traditional Chinese dress to prom

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    However, Daum insists she meant no offense and that her decision was made purely out of appreciation for the dress's beauty. "That's when I started getting some responses". When it comes to the backlash, she explained to Earhardt that she just reminds herself that there will always be people who are critical, but she remains cognizant of who she is and why she wore the dress.
  • Iran ordered to pay billions to 9/11 victims

    Iran ordered to pay billions to 9/11 victims

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    Though the 9/11 Commission found no evidence of Iranian involvement in the plot, the judge ruled that the country, its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran are all liable for the deaths and injuries associated with it.
  • HEATWAVE: Temperatures to soar in Derbyshire for May bank holiday

    HEATWAVE: Temperatures to soar in Derbyshire for May bank holiday

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    Well, anyone struggling with mourning the loss of our brief sunny weather can breath a sigh of relief as forecasters predict a "heatwave" just in time for this Bank Holiday. However, there is an increasing chance of more changeable, breezier interludes, with rain or showers moving in from the west, more especially for northern parts of the UK.
  • Indianapolis Police Probing Alleged Day Care Beating of One-Year-Old Boy

    Indianapolis Police Probing Alleged Day Care Beating of One-Year-Old Boy

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    An Indiana mother is demanding answers after she picked up her little boy from an Indianapolis daycare with bruise and cuts all over his face. Griffin told WXIN-TV that her son was hospitalized for his injuries. "It shouldn't have happened if a 2-year-old did it under the care of an adult". 'She said her baby wouldn't do anything like that '. Fox 59 reports that police are now investigating the incident.
  • Gunmen Attack Libya's Electoral Commission in Tripoli, Several Injuries

    Gunmen Attack Libya's Electoral Commission in Tripoli, Several Injuries

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    A group of militants including suicide bombers stormed the head offices of Libya's electoral commission in Tripoli on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people and setting fire to the building, officials said. Wednesday's attack was the first of its kind in Tripoli for several years. Identical sources reported that the attackers burnt some offices and clashed with the security personnel of the HNEC building before two of them blowing themselves up.
  • Teach a lesson to BJP: Siddaramaiah to Telugu people

    Teach a lesson to BJP: Siddaramaiah to Telugu people

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    While there will be differences of opinions among politicians, one should not be disrespected for this. Union Minister Prakash Javdekar, the party's Karnataka in⎯charge, had to say that Janardhan Reddy was campaigning in his personal capacity, thus inviting ridicule from the opposition parties.
  • Body Found Behind Wall of Mall Bathroom

    Body Found Behind Wall of Mall Bathroom

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    Calgary Police spokesperson Emma Poole told CBC News that the maintenance worker was called in to look at a toilet that wouldn't flush at around 9.30am when they made the grim find. Investigators do not suspect foul play at this point and the death has been classified as undetermined, police said in a statement Monday. The Calgary Fire Department was called in to remove the body and police are now investigating to uncover the exact cause of death.
  • Iraqi who threw shoes at President Bush runs for parliament

    Iraqi who threw shoes at President Bush runs for parliament

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    Muntadhar al-Zaidi lobbed the footwear during a joint press conference with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in 2008. While Bush flew home, al-Zaidi was sentenced to three years in prison, which was eventually reduced to just 12 months. "When I threw the shoe in the face of the criminal, George Bush, I wanted to express my rejection of his lies, his occupation of my country, my rejection of his killing my people", he would later say .
  • Trump asks if Korean border would be best suited for Kim meeting

    Trump asks if Korean border would be best suited for Kim meeting

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    A presidential Blue House official said to media on Monday that Moon told a meeting of senior secretaries that " President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize. Mr Trump warned of "fire and fury" against the nuclear-armed North and traded colourful personal insults with Mr Kim, branding him "Rocket Man" while Mr Kim called Mr Trump a "dotard".
  • Collegium defers decision on elevation of Justice KM Joseph to Supreme Court

    Collegium defers decision on elevation of Justice KM Joseph to Supreme Court

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    The collegium had earlier recommended two names to the government for appointment: Senior Counsel Indu Malhotra and Justice K M Joseph. Hours before the Supreme Court's five most-senior judges sat down to discuss Justice KM Joseph's elevation, the government insisted that its decision to stop the Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice's appointment did not have anything to do with his 2016 verdict cancelling President's rule in Uttarakhand.
  • Netanyahu, Trump administration officials condemn Abbas' anti-Semitic remarks

    Netanyahu, Trump administration officials condemn Abbas' anti-Semitic remarks

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    Greenblatt said the comments were "very unfortunate, very distressing & terribly disheartening", calling for them to be "unconditionally condemned by all". The move, which is due to be completed on May 14, sparked major protests by Palestinians, who consider east Jerusalem their capital, and led Abbas to cut off ties with Trump's administration.
  • Former President George HW Bush is OUT of the ICU

    Former President George HW Bush is OUT of the ICU

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    He was removed from intensive care at Methodist Hospital on Wednesday, but family spokesman Jim McGrath indicated he'll spend several more days at the Houston hospital - where he was concerned about the Houston Rockets' playoff series against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
  • Miscreants attacked school bus in Shopian, two injured

    Miscreants attacked school bus in Shopian, two injured

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    One of the students, who sustained injuries, is critical and has been referred to Srinagar hospital for specialised treatment. "The school bus was moving on the road and came under stone pelting". An attack on a school bus in Haryana's Gurugram in January this year during protests by Rajput groups over Bollywood film Padmavat sparked huge protests, resulting in the arrest of 18 people.
  • Apple reports record revenues for fiscal 2Q18

    Apple reports record revenues for fiscal 2Q18

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    Apple has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $203.27. Cook reported that the company sold a record 4.1 million Mac personal computers and laptops in the quarter that ended March, setting a new record for revenues earned from its PC line.
  • Suspected 'Golden State Killer' Joseph James DeAngelo appears in court

    Suspected 'Golden State Killer' Joseph James DeAngelo appears in court

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    DeAngelo was arrested on Tuesday and now faces murder charges. "People who submit DNA for ancestors testing are unwittingly becoming genetic informants on their innocent family", Mercer said , adding that they "have fewer privacy protections than convicted offenders whose DNA is contained in regulated databanks".
  • Brewers break out of slump, rally for 6-5 win over Reds

    Brewers break out of slump, rally for 6-5 win over Reds

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    Cain added a two-run shot in the fifth, and the Brewers overcame a 5-3 deficit in the seventh to stop their losing streak at four games. He proceeded to strike out eight of the next nine batters - Tucker Barnhart walked - on 37 pitches to register one of the most incredible saves in baseball history.
  • Plane passenger deploys emergency slide because it was 'too stuffy'

    Plane passenger deploys emergency slide because it was 'too stuffy'

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    In fact, passengers sitting next to the door are separately informed by flight attendants about the physical force needed to open the door in case of an emergency. The airline, which was not named in the report, said it would cooperate with public security agencies in their investigation. The passenger, who is a bulldozer driver by profession, was traveling on a flight for the first time.
  • President Abbas meets Japanese premier, discusses latest political developments

    President Abbas meets Japanese premier, discusses latest political developments

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    President Abbas stressed to his guest the depth of the friendly relations between their two countries. Abbas stressed that the Palestinian side was and is ready to cooperate for the success of any worldwide effort aimed at coming up with a political process based on United Nations resolutions and the principle of the two-state solution for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on the 1967 borders.
  • Yogi's outfit gives 48-hour deadline to AMU to remove Jinnah portrait

    Yogi's outfit gives 48-hour deadline to AMU to remove Jinnah portrait

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    UP Cabinet Minister and BJP leader Swami Prasad Maurya has reportedly said that Jinnah was a "maha purush" and had played a significant role in India's struggle for Independence. "Jinnah had been given lifetime membership of the AMUSU in 1938, much before the partition of India and that is why his picture has been displayed and will always remain there", said.
  • TxDOT raises awareness for motorcycle safety

    TxDOT raises awareness for motorcycle safety

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    PennDOT is encouraging current or prospective motorcycle riders to register for one of the state's free motorcycle safety courses during May, Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. "NHTSA data estimates that helmets saved 1,772 motorcyclists' lives in 2015, and that 740 more lives could have been saved if all motorcyclists had worn their helmets".
  • 1.1 is Kimco Realty Corp's (NYSE:KIM) Big Money Sentiment

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    In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 1.98% with $356.17 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. Duke Realty Corporation (DRE ) now has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of 20.6 Percent. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Monday , November 28 by Robert W.
  • Woman officer incharge of demolition drive shot dead by Himachal hotelier

    Woman officer incharge of demolition drive shot dead by Himachal hotelier

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    She was rushed to the Primary Health centre in Dharampur where she was declared brought dead. Superintendent of Police, Solan, Mohit Chawla said, "A case of murder has been registered against Kumar at Dharampur police station". You are putting the lives of people in danger. A bench of justice Lokur and Gupta had observed that some hotels and resorts were supposed to construct only two-storeyed buildings, but six-storeyed ones had been built.
  • Fortis receives revised offer from Malaysia's IHH at Rs 175 per share

    Fortis receives revised offer from Malaysia's IHH at Rs 175 per share

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    IHH submitted a revised offer valuing Fortis at Rs 175 per share, up from its earlier offer of Rs 160 per share. The regulatory filing further said that the company's Board has "instructed the management to appoint a second independent financial advisor to assist and advise the board with respect to the bids".
  • Brexiteers send customs 'ultimatum' to Theresa May

    Brexiteers send customs 'ultimatum' to Theresa May

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    A customs partnership- believed to be the preferred choice of chancellor of the exchequer Phillip Hammond- would see the United Kingdom collect European Union tariffs on the bloc's behalf on goods from outside countries and could go some way to addressing the Irish border problem.
  • United Nations urges conditions that allow safe return of Rohingya

    United Nations urges conditions that allow safe return of Rohingya

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    Britain's Pierce told reporters that an investigation needs evidentiary standards to achieve accountability. Myanmar's army chief denied his forces committed rape and other sexual abuses during a crackdown he ordered on Rohingya Muslims, as he addressed UN Security Council delegates in the capital Naypyidaw.