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Of the most powerful signs from the National Student Walkout

Of the most powerful signs from the National Student Walkout Organizers say the event was also a way to encourage kindness and anti-bullying. Garrett Neese/Daily Mining Gazette Below: Students from Houghton's middle and high schools walk around the flagpole Wednesday during a silent 17-minute walkout. [Full Article...]

Containerships Collide at Port of Karachi

Containerships Collide at Port of Karachi The Karachi Port Trust will start the recovery operation today (Tuesday). The sea traffic at the South Asia Port Terminal (SAPT) remained suspended on Monday after two container vessels collided at Karachi port. In this representational image, a view of the Panamanian-registered cargo ship MSC Eleni in the North Sea between Britain and Belgium, May 23, 2005. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court takes up challenge by crisis pregnancy centers

Supreme Court takes up challenge by crisis pregnancy centers The law also forces unlicensed pregnancy centers to include in their advertisements a disclaimer in large type and in multiple languages stating they are non-medical facilities, which, ADF argues , obscures their pro-life speech. "There were charges of misrepresentation". The state's legal brief cites a 1992 case in which Planned Parenthood sued the state of Pennsylvania over a law that requires ... [Full Article...]

Vernal Equinox 2018: Satellite Sees First Day of Spring

Vernal Equinox 2018: Satellite Sees First Day of Spring What is the spring equinox? In Japan, both the equinoxes in March and September are national holidays. Seasons on Earth are driven by the planet's orbit and 23.5 degree tilt from the vertical axis. While the spring equinox signals the start of spring in the north, in the southern hemisphere it heralds the start of autumn. During the summer solstice, the sun in the middle of the day... [Full Article...]

Trump's new secretary of state pick draws concern from activist groups

Trump's new secretary of state pick draws concern from activist groups I will now return to private life as a private citizen, as a proud American, proud of the opportunity I have had to serve my country. While Sullivan has assumed responsibility for Tillerson's day-to-day work, the secretary of State is still working - at least intermittently - at the department to wrap up paperwork and assist with the transition, Heather Nauert, the acting undersecretary of State... [Full Article...]

Nidahas Trophy Final: India crowned champions behind Karthik's last-ball six

Nidahas Trophy Final: India crowned champions behind Karthik's last-ball six I must know how to react next time. "But still I think I will back him if there is a similar situation in the future", Shakib Al Hasan quoted. "I am sure that both teams will never let it go off the field", he added. Yes, there can be emotions attached to such occasions but there isn't anything to do here. But even as we recover from yet another heartbreak of losing in a final, that too against ... [Full Article...]

Saudi Crown Prince arrives in U.S. on state visit

Saudi Crown Prince arrives in U.S. on state visit It's the start of a two week visit that will mix politics and business. "The creation of al-Qaeda terrorist organization by intelligence bodies of Saudi Arabia and their systematic link with 9/11 attacks is known to everybody", reiterated Mr. [Full Article...]

Chiellini withdraws from Italy squad due to thigh injury

Chiellini withdraws from Italy squad due to thigh injury The Azzurri, as the Italian national team is called, is expected to take on Argentina in Manchester on Friday and England at Wembley four days later. Interim Italy coach Luigi Di Biagio has called up West Ham's Angelo Ogbonna to replace Chiellini. Italy, who have not qualified for the World Cup finals in Russian Federation this summer, will face Argentina at Manchester City's Etihad Stadium ... [Full Article...]

Stalin detained for protesting VHP's Ram Rajya Rath Yatra

Stalin detained for protesting VHP's Ram Rajya Rath Yatra Apart from Stalin-led DMK, four independent MLAs in the Tamil Nadu Assembly had also staged a walkout demanding ban on the yatra entering the state. Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi's chief Thirumavalavan was arrested in Thirumangalam. Stalin has been opposing VHP's Ram Rajya Rath Yatra that was launched on Tuesday, and called for a ban on the procession. [Full Article...]

European Union, British negotiators hail major progress on Brexit deal

European Union, British negotiators hail major progress on Brexit deal The backstop agreement would fully align Northern Ireland with EU economic rules and trading regulations in order to maintain an open border if it was not resolved by an EU-UK trade deal or specific British proposal. As Michel Barnier rightly points out this is "not the end of the road", but at least the lights are on green and, with spring finally upon us, there is at last cause for cautious opti... [Full Article...]

Study finds guns most prevalent in Kentucky, Tennessee

Study finds guns most prevalent in Kentucky, Tennessee Idaho took the top spot on the list and Maryland took the last spot. Kentucky ranked eighth in this regard while Tennessee was 26th. The aforementioned Northwest states, led by South Dakota, saw its congressional members most dependent on the gun industry. [Full Article...]

Republicans warn Donald Trump not to fire Robert Mueller

Trump's criticism of Mueller, a Republican, also came a day after his personal lawyer, John Dowd , called for an end to the special counsel's probe . Special Counsel Robert Mueller , left, is widely respected on both sides of American politics. It is well reported and known that Gov. McAuliffe and the Clintons have been close associates for decades and it begs the question why Mr. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin Wins Russian Presidential Election, Opposition Cries Foul

Vladimir Putin Wins Russian Presidential Election, Opposition Cries Foul Monitors reported ballot stuffing and other cases of alleged fraud as the Kremlin pushed for a high turnout to give greater legitimacy to Putin's historic fourth term. Chinese President Xi Jinping was among the first to offer his congratulations to Putin, but Heiko Maas, Germany's new foreign minister, questioned whether there had been fair political competition. [Full Article...]

Telangana SSC English paper gets leaked on WhatsApp, officials shocked

Telangana SSC English paper gets leaked on WhatsApp, officials shocked It went viral within few minutes of its posting on the social media.On learning about the incident, district collector D Divya, ordered a probe into it. School education department officials have asked the district collectors concerned to inquire into the issue and submit a report. On checking their bags, school authorities found mobile phones with unlocked screens and the History paper on their... [Full Article...]

Judith Gough: Kremlin shows 'complete disdain' for seriousness of chemical weapons poisoning

Judith Gough: Kremlin shows 'complete disdain' for seriousness of chemical weapons poisoning US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said the US blamed Russia for the attempted killing of a former Russian military-intelligence agent in the United Kingdom earlier this month using a deadly nerve agent . The PM said Australia supported the UK's right to expel the Russian diplomats in retaliation and to call for a full investigation to bring those responsible to justice. [Full Article...]

Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai

Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai Both the accused were in an inebriated condition. On March 6, a statue of Periyar was vandalized inside the Thirupathur Municipal Office in Vellore district. Earlier, two statues of Vladimir Lenin was demolished in Tripura - one razed by a mob at Sabroom Motor Stand in Agartala and another by a bulldozer at Belonia College Square in a Tripura town. [Full Article...]

United States govt to accept metals tariffs exclusion requests from Monday

United States govt to accept metals tariffs exclusion requests from Monday Several large U.S. retail companies, including Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy and Macy's, sent Trump a letter urging him not to impose massive tariffs on goods imported from China. According to the letter, manufactured goods accounted for more than 85 percent of US exported goods in 2017, amounting to $1.3 trillion. "We still have great space and potential in opening-up", Li said. [Full Article...]

Putin on course to win 4th presidential term

Putin on course to win 4th presidential term Ultra-nationalist firebrand Vladimir Zhirinovsky took around 5.66 per cent, former reality TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak was on 1.67 per cent, while veteran liberal politician Grigory Yavlinsky received just over 1 per cent of the vote. Russian officials denounced both cases as efforts to interfere in the Russian election. "If it had not been for our observers, the turnout for Putin would have be... [Full Article...]

Democrat Conor Lamb won Pa. 18 special election because he's 'like Trump'

Democrat Conor Lamb won Pa. 18 special election because he's 'like Trump' Trumka tells union voters Lamb "supported our agenda" so "now it's time to ... support him". Now we come to our first big caveat: Trump ran stronger in both districts than previous Republicans had. If seats like Pennsylvania's 18th are competitive, than Democrats are likely feeling good about reaching that 23-seat goal. He says Democrats are "throwing everything they can at this race" beca... [Full Article...]

Employee injured at Fedex Texas facility as package bound for Austin explodes

Employee injured at Fedex Texas facility as package bound for Austin explodes There is no word where the package was headed or what was inside of it. The employee's injuries are not considered life threatening. Authorities say one employee was injured and the scene is being investigated by multiple Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and local law enforcement. [Full Article...]


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