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She had finished work after a late flight from Kunming, rested for a bit at the airline's regular hotel, and called a Didi just before midnight on Saturday. The company at the time called for tighter security, but customers have continued to complain about their drivers, including two widely reported allegations of sexual misconduct.
  • Man arrested after reports of shots fired at California high school

    Man arrested after reports of shots fired at California high school

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    The Sheriff's Department tweeted about the suspect being detained in regards to the person with a gun report at Highland High School in Palmdale. The Sheriff's Information Bureau says the report was received at 7:05 a.m. Early and unconfirmed reports from inside the school seem to indicate that a student was seen armed with some kind of rifle. CBS Los Angeles reported a person who was injured was self-transported to the hospital.
  • Davit Tonoyan to be appointed Armenia's Defense Minister

    Davit Tonoyan to be appointed Armenia's Defense Minister

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    According to Nikol Pashinian, the personnel changes in the police and the SNB was required to boost the fight against corruption in Armenia . Within 20 days after forming the cabinet, the prime minister is to submit the government's action plan to the parliament for approval.
  • Brexit group fined for breaking spending rules in European Union vote

    Brexit group fined for breaking spending rules in European Union vote

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    The commission said Leave.EU failed to include services it received from USA campaign strategy firm Goddard Gunster in a spending return, and inaccurately reported three loans. "Leave.EU exceeded its spending limit and failed to declare its funding and its spending correctly". Leave.EU and Cambridge Analytica had previously denied working together on the referendum.
  • Early voting for runoff election begins May 14

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    Only 8 percent of Republicans said "yes", compared to 69 percent of Democrats and 32 percent of independents. The real bad news for Democrats and their establishment media allies is that a majority of 54 percent of independent voters see the Mueller probe as tainted politically.
  • Hamas Leader Hints Gaza Protests Are Going To Get Worse

    Hamas Leader Hints Gaza Protests Are Going To Get Worse

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    To this end, the head of state has urged the UN Security Council and the UN General Assembly to discuss the issue and to take further steps. According to Jokowi, this move also disrupts the peace process and threatens peace itself. The relocation amounts to USA recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a decision that delighted Israelis and angered Palestinians. Israel continues to expand settlements in the West Bank, thereby denying the rights of Palestinians.
  • Mount Merapi erupts, residents told to evacuate

    Mount Merapi erupts, residents told to evacuate

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    Its last major eruption in 2010 killed 347 people. "This kind of eruption is not unsafe and could happen anytime to any active volcano", national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in a statement. Thick smoke, volcanic ash and pyroclastic materials were released during the eruption, Miriam Tulevski from the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism told Daily Mail Australia.
  • Can SA survive the fallout of US's decision to leave Iran deal?

    Can SA survive the fallout of US's decision to leave Iran deal?

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    France's foreign minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, told a French radio network, "The deal is not dead. There's an American withdrawal from the deal but the deal is still there". Virginia politicians were quick to react Tuesday to the US pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal . Grenell's statement prompted outrage in Germany, but the implicit threat it contained wasn't an empty one.
  • Rouhani says Iran doesn't want 'new tensions' in Middle East

    Rouhani says Iran doesn't want 'new tensions' in Middle East

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    Iranian involvement led to "relative security in Syria and good level of stability in Iraq, which is in the interest... of the whole global community, including Europe", Rouhani said, as cited by the Iranian president's website. Meanwhile, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi in a statement strongly condemned the attacks by Israel on Syria and termed it's a blatant violation of the country's sovereignty.
  • At least 44 killed as dam bursts in Kenya

    At least 44 killed as dam bursts in Kenya

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    Solai Boys High School in Nakuru has closed down indefinitely after part of it was flooded when Patel Dam burst on Wednesday night. "I wish to correct the information circulating in public that another dam has collapsed in Patel farm in Solai ".
  • Chhagan Bhujbal downplays Shiv Sena's 'concerns' over health

    Chhagan Bhujbal downplays Shiv Sena's 'concerns' over health

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    In a surprise development on Wednesday, Bhujbal's son and legislator son Pankaj Bhujbal had called on the Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, sending political circles in a tizzy over the Bhujbal clan's future plans. "There will be no problem in seat-sharing with the Congress, as both the parties have chose to contest the 2019 polls together in an alliance", Pawar said while addressing party workers here.
  • Motion of No Confidence in Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Withdrawn

    Motion of No Confidence in Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Withdrawn

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    There have been two previous unsuccessful attempts with one in April that ended in a shouting match . He says the DA would like a good working relationship with the EFF and a stable administration in order to improve the lives of people living in the metro.
  • Ex-Maharashtra ATS chief Himanshu Roy shoots self at his Mumbai residence

    Ex-Maharashtra ATS chief Himanshu Roy shoots self at his Mumbai residence

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    He was later taken to a hospital in south Mumbai where he was declared dead. Last week, a Special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court, on Wednesday, convicted and sentenced dreaded gangster Chhota Rajan and eight others to life imprisonment for the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey.
  • Tagore returned Nobel Prize in protest against British: Biplab Deb

    Tagore returned Nobel Prize in protest against British: Biplab Deb

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    The Nobel Prize for Literature - awarded to the poet in 1913 - remained with him until his death on August 7, 1941. Speaking at the inauguration of the three-day-long Rajarshi festival at the Bhubaneswari temple in Udaipur , Deb said: "Besides being a world-famous poet, Rabindranath Tagore is also known for rejecting the Nobel Prize in protest against the British government".
  • USA diplomats in Pakistan to face restrictions

    USA diplomats in Pakistan to face restrictions

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    In March, the Pakistan government had announced that Siddiqui, a Karachi-based businessman, would be the country's next ambassador to the US and sent relevant papers to the US State Department for agrement. "And if (by imposing those restrictions) we are inhibiting conversation, I do not think that's a smart thing to do". Similarly, all mobile phones used by U.S.
  • Unnao rape case: Victim demands death for accused BJP MLA

    Unnao rape case: Victim demands death for accused BJP MLA

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    The statement of the victim will act as an evidence in the case it is recorded under oath and cannot be retracted and if it is, then perjury charge can be brought. Sengar is also accused of conspiring to kill the victim's father, who died in police custody after being allegedly thrashed by Sengar's brother and his aides.
  • Karnataka Polls: PM Modi Addresses Rally In Koppal, Attacks Congress

    Karnataka Polls: PM Modi Addresses Rally In Koppal, Attacks Congress

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    Modi today concluded his interactions- which happened in the run-up to the Karnataka assembly polls scheduled for May 12- with an interaction with the workers of the state BJP's SC, ST, OBC and slum wings. "This is simply nothing but arrogance", Modi said. The Karnataka chief minister also said that the BJP is trying to hide the Rs 35,000 crore illegal iron-ore mining scam of the Reddy brothers.
  • Malacañang appeals for 'respect' in SC ruling on Sereno's ouster

    Malacañang appeals for 'respect' in SC ruling on Sereno's ouster

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    The Chief Justice filed her comment on the quo warranto petition filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida . These are awaiting approval by the plenary for endorsement to the Senate for trial. Likewise, Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco was not a solid Sereno ally as he agreed that the chief justice could be removed through a quo warranto petition.
  • Fortis Healthcare falls 4% as board opts for Munjal-Burman offer

    Fortis Healthcare falls 4% as board opts for Munjal-Burman offer

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    Their recommendation will now be placed before the shareholders for a formal nod. "We are disappointed by the decision made by the board of Fortis as we believe we submitted the most compelling bid for the benefit of all Fortis stakeholders", said managing director and chief executive of Malaysia's IHH Healthcare, Tan See Leng.
  • Explosive event possible at Hawaii volcano — Geologists

    Explosive event possible at Hawaii volcano — Geologists

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    More than 100 acres of land have been covered with lava and 36 structures have been destroyed, including at least 25 homes. An explosive eruption could close down airline traffic and endanger lives in all direction. This event - beautiful, destructive, frightening - also presents a moment for all of us to appreciate the enormous power of the forces that never cease shaping our planet.
  • Why Roman Reigns Is Feuding With Jinder Mahal

    Why Roman Reigns Is Feuding With Jinder Mahal

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    There's also a slight chance that WWE will end up allowing Lesnar to fight while he continues as a part-time wrestler, but that seems unlikely, even though they did allow him to do so back in 2016. "It was interesting we're going to get a Roman Reigns/ Jinder Mahal feud that was unexpected". The 434 crunched the numbers and charted the stunning differences between the prolific World Championship reigns of Lesnar and another Paul Heyman guy, current UFC fighter CM Punk .
  • Remains found in Mendocino County near Hart family crash site

    Remains found in Mendocino County near Hart family crash site

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    Sierra Hart, whose legal name is Ciera, was found in the water not far from the crash site almost two weeks after the family's SUV went over a cliff. A laboratory is being asked to identity the remains through DNA analysis at this time. Upon inspection, it was determined skeletal remains of what appeared to be a human foot was inside of the shoe. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • 7 people, including 4 children, shot dead in Australian town

    7 people, including 4 children, shot dead in Australian town

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    Seven people - including four children and three adults - have been found dead at a home in Margaret River in Western Australia's South West. Two firearms were found on the property. Police are expected to be at the property for several days while the investigation into this horrific tragedy takes place. We are trying to locate other members of the family and friends.
  • DHS denies report Secretary Nielsen considered resigning after Trump criticism

    DHS denies report Secretary Nielsen considered resigning after Trump criticism

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    In response to The Times report, DHS spokesperson Tyler Q. Houlton , said in a tweet the entire story is "false". "I share his frustration", Nielsen said, in a statement obtained by CNN . White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders also didn't address the reports about Nielsen considering resigning. Nielsen is in charge of the 20,000 border agents who work at Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
  • BC records enormous spike in overdose deaths in March

    BC records enormous spike in overdose deaths in March

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    Data out Thursday says there were 161 suspected overdose deaths in March, just one shy of the highest monthly total recorded in December of 2016. The March 2018 total nearly equals the 162 illicit drug overdose deaths in December 2016. Kamloops has seen 12 people die after overdosing so far this year, putting the city on pace for its highest total ever. Most of the overdose deaths in 2018 are men with 319 and more people are dying in their 30s from suspected overdose cases among all age ...
  • PDVSA Diverts Tanker From Caribbean Terminal

    PDVSA Diverts Tanker From Caribbean Terminal

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    Its assets there include, besides the Curacao refinery, storage tanks on the island of St. Eustatius, a 10-million-barrel export terminal on the island of Bonaire, and a storage and blending terminal on Aruba, operated by PDVSA's USA division Citgo.
  • 'Karate Kid' Sequel 'Cobra Kai' Renewed for Season 2 at YouTube

    'Karate Kid' Sequel 'Cobra Kai' Renewed for Season 2 at YouTube

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    Rounding out the cast for the sequel series is Xolo Mariduena, Tanner Buchanan, Mary Mouser, and Courtney Henggeler, playing the new generation of martial artists and their families . 'The way viewers have embraced the new twist on this beloved franchise has been nothing short of awesome, and we're thrilled to partner with Sony TV, Overbrook and the extraordinary creative team led by Josh Heald , Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg to create a second season'.
  • Cryin' Chuck Schumer used to oppose the Iran deal!

    Cryin' Chuck Schumer used to oppose the Iran deal!

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    Schumer criticized Trump after the president announced that he was withdrawing from the Iran deal, despite voting against the deal in 2015. "#BeBest", the New York Democrat responded on Twitter about 15 minutes later. Trump is famous for using nicknames to ridicule opponents. This morning, Trump chose to take on New York Senator Chuck Schumer, but it didn't work out quite like he expected.
  • Iran-Nuclear Deal: China Reiterates Committment, Regrets Trump Action

    Iran-Nuclear Deal: China Reiterates Committment, Regrets Trump Action

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    On Wednesday, may 9, said the head of the organization, Yukiya Amano, reports The Times of Israel. The agreement, known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, was reached among multiple parties and approved by the United Nations Security Council, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Geng Shuang said in a daily news conference.
  • Ojudu steps down from Ekiti governorship race

    Ojudu steps down from Ekiti governorship race

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    However, party elders shelved the direct primary idea, "given the extent of planning and logistics involved and the closeness of the deadline for the conduct of primaries by all political parties as well as submission of names of candidates to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC )".
  • Bengaluru Congress contestant booked in voter cards case

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    The thousands of voter ID cards and other documents seized from a flat in Jalahalli, Rajarajeshwari Nagar (RR) constituency, by the flying squad of the Election Commission appeared to have been collected systematically from various slums and put into covers with names and mobile numbers written on them, indicating they were intended for collection by someone possibly to influence voters, said Karnataka Chief Election Officer Sanjiv Kumar here on Wednesday.
  • European powers try to save Iran N-deal after USA exit

    European powers try to save Iran N-deal after USA exit

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    In exchange, Iran agreed to restrictions on its nuclear program , making it impossible to produce a bomb and establishing rigorous inspections. "We fully trust the work, competence and autonomy of the International Atomic Energy Agency that has published 10 reports certifying that Iran has fully complied with its commitments".
  • Big Hawaii Volcano Eruption Possible — Geologists

    Big Hawaii Volcano Eruption Possible — Geologists

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    Separately, Hawaii Gov. David Ige said the Puna Geothermal Venture energy plant near the lava outbreak was accelerating its removal of about 50,000 gallons of stored pentane, a flammable gas , from the site . Don Swanson, a geologist with the HVO, said the magma is likely to fall to the critical stage around the middle of the month but is uncertain how long it will take before an explosion occurs.
  • Rockets and Warriors-the one and two in the Western Conference

    Rockets and Warriors-the one and two in the Western Conference

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    The Rockets have more dimensions to consider other than Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant pulling up for three-pointers. Participants seemed to jump at that offering with enthusiasm. However, If I'm forced to be as objective as possible, I don't think I would fervidly dissuade someone from betting on the Rockets. Looking back at a season both exciting and surprising, what should fans and the Jazz themselves take away from 82 regular season contests and 11 postseason battles? Royce ...