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By the time the 46 trucks sent by the United Nations, International Red Cross, and Syrian Arab Red Crescent reached the town of Douma around midday, government officials had already removed numerous medical supplies. "Before accusing Russian Federation of violating the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2401 concerning Eastern Ghouta, the White House spokeswoman should have acquainted herself with the document".
  • Trump administration sues California over immigration laws

    Trump administration sues California over immigration laws

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    In the new lawsuit, the Justice Department wants to nullify Assembly Bill 450 , which prohibits private companies from voluntarily cooperating with federal immigration agencies; Senate Bill 54 , which restricts state and local law enforcement officials from voluntarily giving federal agents information about criminal aliens who are subject to removal from the US; and Assembly Bill 103, which authorizes state authorities to review and inspect federal detention facilities in California.
  • Peeling Back the Earnings Layers For Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O)

    Peeling Back the Earnings Layers For Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O)

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    The stock increased 1.02% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $99.41. 100,000 shares traded per day would be a minimum for most traders and some require 1,000,000. (NYSE:FE). Boston Advisors Limited Co owns 13,364 shares or 0.01% of their U.S. portfolio. Boussard & Gavaudan Investment Management Llp sold 40,704 shares as Liberty Global Plc (LBTYA)'s stock declined 18.04%.
  • Stalemate continues: LS adjourned till noon over Andhra demand, PNB scam

    Stalemate continues: LS adjourned till noon over Andhra demand, PNB scam

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    However, the Business Advisory Committee listed in the agenda a discussion under rule 193 in which the wording and the subject has been completely changed to include the irregularities in the banking sector since its inception. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram. AIADMK members were near the podium demanding a Cauvery Management Board while Telangana Rashtra Samithi members sought an increase in the quota in the state beyond 50 per cent.
  • Congress set to win Karnataka

    Congress set to win Karnataka

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    The Central Election Commissioner will visit the state and hold meetings with top officials in the first week of March or in the first week of April to prepare for the polls. Declaring that the BJP would field a strong candidate in Chamundeshwari segment to take on CM Siddharamaiah, the State BJP Chief said that his State-wide "Parivartana Yatra" had received tremendous response from the people.
  • Lottery jackpots over next two nights total more than $600 million

    Lottery jackpots over next two nights total more than $600 million

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    Wednesday's Powerball jackpot will be worth an estimated $348 million ($207 million cash value). She paid an extra dollar for the Megaplier option, which boosted her jackpot from $1 million to $3 million. CNN reported in January that the odds of winning the Mega Millions are 1 in 302.6, million while the odds of winning the Powerball are 1 in 292.2 million.
  • Mississippi's Thad Cochran Resigning From Senate in April

    Mississippi's Thad Cochran Resigning From Senate in April

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    Former Rep. Mike Espy, a Democrat, has already announced his "strong intention" to run for the empty seat. He was the first Republican to win a statewide election in MS in the modern era. Asked if he's relieved because McDaniel might seek the open seat instead of challenging him, Wicker said, "I don't know that". What are you doing?' Several answered, 'We are cutting that damn traitor's desk to pieces.' I ran in among them and told them it was not his desk, that it belonged to the government.
  • CBI calls Vipul Chitalia 'mastermind' of PNB scam

    CBI calls Vipul Chitalia 'mastermind' of PNB scam

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    In her petition, Kavita Mankikar claimed she was arrested on February 20 at 8 p.m.by CBI officers, but the law lays it down that a woman cannot be arrested after sunset. He was also an authorised signatory of the company, the CBI probe also found. He was directly in touch with the deputy manager of the Punjab National Bank , Gokulnath Shetty who was recently arrested by the CBI.
  • Year-Round Daylight Saving Time Bill Heads To Florida Governor's Desk

    Year-Round Daylight Saving Time Bill Heads To Florida Governor's Desk

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    After hours of divisive debate over guns, schools and freedom, the Florida Senate spent less than a minute Tuesday and voted on something they all could agree on: daylight. The idea of year-round daylight-saving time has been promoted as a way to help the state's tourism industry, as people would be able to stay out later with the additional sunlight.
  • Child marriage drops in South Asia, leading global decline

    Child marriage drops in South Asia, leading global decline

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    The report says that a girl's risk of marrying before her 18th birthday has dropped by more than a third, from almost 50 percent to 30 percent, in large part due to progress in India. UNICEF's conclusions on India came after comparing data from its 2006 and 2016 health survey that asked women in the 20-24 age group whether they had married before they turned 18.
  • Girl dangles unconscious from California ski lift

    Girl dangles unconscious from California ski lift

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    The instructor, who was riding with the girl, grabbed the girl's hoodie and held on until other resort employees were able to come to the rescue. The girl, who had been taking skiing lessons when she slipped off her seat, was caught in a tarp held by resort staff, though her mother said that she choked on her tongue and briefly passed out.
  • Kentucky Senate committee approves bill raising legal age to marry in Kentucky

    Kentucky Senate committee approves bill raising legal age to marry in Kentucky

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    Senator Plymale, Delegate Espinosa, Del. The bill must now be approved by the full Senate and House before it can be sent to the governor to be signed into law. State lawmakers instead will be scanning the budget and seeking to cut $20 million in allocations. Stephan Pappas, R-Cheyenne, voting "nay". In addition to comments from several adult representatives of K-12 education in Wyoming, students from Riverton High School came to address the committee before its vote.
  • Sathyaraj slams H Raja's Facebook post

    Sathyaraj slams H Raja's Facebook post

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    In the video, the actor, dressed in black, says, "I condemn the demolition of comrade and revolutionary Lenin's statue in Tripura". "As a party, we in the BJP believe that a wide range of ideas and ideologies can coexist in India". Coimbatore: A petrol bomb was hurled at the Bharatiya Janata Party office here in Tamil Nadu by unidentified persons early on Wednesday, police said.
  • Sumatran Tiger killed by villagers thinking its a shapeshifter

    Sumatran Tiger killed by villagers thinking its a shapeshifter

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    There are believed to be fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the world. "They insisted on killing the tiger", local conservation agency head Hotmauli Sianturi told Sky News . Meanwhile, Gunung Gea, the executive director of the Scorpion Foundation regretted the incident, saying it was barbaric behavior from the residents to kill and hang the remains in the public hall.
  • Aldon Smith turns himself in to SFPD

    Aldon Smith turns himself in to SFPD

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    Smith had checked into a rehab facility prior to his release from the Raiders , TMZ Sports reported. Booking photo of Aldon Smith released by the Santa Clara Police Department. "I'm anxious about him", said a source close to Smith, according to TMZ Sports. After being drafted by the San Francisco 49ers seventh overall in the 2011 NFL Draft, Smith has had a number of off-the-field issues, including several DUI arrests and a weapons charge.
  • China has set its 2018 growth target at

    China has set its 2018 growth target at "around 6.5%"

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    While growth handily surpassed 2017's target with a 6.9 percent expansion that was the first acceleration since 2010, economists forecast a moderation to 6.5 percent this year amid the ongoing deleveraging drive and trade tensions with the Trump administration.
  • Low Expectations for Secretary Tillerson's Trip to Africa

    Low Expectations for Secretary Tillerson's Trip to Africa

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    During his trip, he will be looking to build bridges after President Donald Trump reportedly used foul language to describe African countries in January. She also said that the Secretary would be discussing how the United States "can work with our partners to counter terrorism, advance peace and security, promote good governance, and spur mutually beneficial trade and investment".
  • Sade's New Song Is Sonic Heaven

    Sade's New Song Is Sonic Heaven

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    The film, starring Oprah Winfrey , Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling and is out March 9. Producer No I.D. took to Twitter to share the track, along with the message "A Legend". My thanks to No I.D. And thank you to Sade . You are a queen and a visionary and we love you. "It's entitled 'Flower of the Universe .' And it's a dream come true".
  • Trump wants a free and fair trade: White House

    Trump wants a free and fair trade: White House

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    The EU has reiterated its threat to impose huge levies on American products if Donald Trump carries out his promise to increase trade tariffs on European steel and aluminium . Ironically, the plan is quite unpopular with many Americans as well, reports Vox . He did not give examples. The fears seem justified as India is the ninth trading partner sharing a trade surplus with the US - meaning it exports more to the USA than what it imports.
  • In reversal, former Trump aide says he'll probably cooperate

    In reversal, former Trump aide says he'll probably cooperate

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    If there's one key piece of the puzzle when it comes to explaining the mess that was Monday, it might well have been this: Sam Nunberg is not just some random political operative; he's a close ally of Roger Stone . Monday night. The only ways to avoid a grand jury subpoena are invoking the Constitutional right to avoid self-incrimination or claiming attorney-client or executive privilege, but these are not always successful.
  • One Clinton police officer killed, two others hurt in shooting

    One Clinton police officer killed, two others hurt in shooting

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    Cassie Toliver, who lives near where the shooting took place, said police vehicles, sirens and lights quickly filled the streets and barricaded it from both sides. The identities of the suspect nor the officers were immediately released. The shooter remained inside the home. Officer Gary Michael was killed on August 6, 2017 after he was shot during a traffic stop.
  • Sessions Traveling To California For Major Sanctuary Announcement

    Sessions Traveling To California For Major Sanctuary Announcement

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    The meeting will be at the Sawyer Hotel in downtown Sacramento, said Carol Leveroni, the association's executive director. The Justice Department is suing California and two top state officials, accusing them of interfering with federal immigration efforts by passing and enforcing state laws that hinder USA operations against undocumented people.
  • International Women's Day 2018: All You Need to Know About the Day

    International Women's Day 2018: All You Need to Know About the Day

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    First informally observed in 1909, the International Women's Day in its illustrious journey has marked the plight and achievements of women for more than a century. On this day there are women's marches and various powerful women are invited to speak at events. In China, women are given a half-day off work, while Italy celebrates the day by giving mimosa blossom to women.
  • Puriton changes plea; admits guilt in murder at Austin's Bar & Grill

    Puriton changes plea; admits guilt in murder at Austin's Bar & Grill

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    The 52-year-old former United States navy veteran charged with killing Indian software engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla at a bar in Kansas last year pleaded guilty on Tuesday. Grillot chased after the gunman, who turned and shot him in the hand and upper chest. The suspect left the bar and drove away, according to Grillot. At the time of the incident, former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton tweeted a link to an article on the shooting and called on President Donald Trump to ...
  • Australia, Timor-Leste sign maritime boundaries treaty

    Australia, Timor-Leste sign maritime boundaries treaty

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    Present at the signing of the treaty was the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, who highlighted the historic nature of the event. While details of the revenue-sharing arrangement have not been finalized, Bishop said East Timor would receive the lion's share of revenue - 70 or 80 percent - from the development of Greater Sunrise.
  • 'House of horrors' teen's secret YouTube videos uploaded before escape

    'House of horrors' teen's secret YouTube videos uploaded before escape

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    Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin told media the 17-year-old child who contacted police from a mobile phone had planned her escape for more than two years. David Turpin (57) and wife Louise (49) are in custody as they wait for their next court date on March 23rd. The case sparked national attention as details of the abuse came to light.
  • Flights halted in Japan as Shinmoedake Bond film volcano erupts