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Stephon Clark: Second Day Of Protests Roll Through Sacramento

Stephon Clark: Second Day Of Protests Roll Through Sacramento Protesters then moved to Golden 1 Center, where the Sacramento Kings play. There, marchers formed a human chain around the arena and forced Kings officials to turn thousands of fans away. But Geoffrey Alpert, a professor of criminology at the University of SC and an expert on police use of force, said the officers may have a tough time explaining why they jumped to the conclusion that Clark had ... [Full Article...]

China imposes retaliatory tariffs on 128 American products, roiling U.S. markets

China imposes retaliatory tariffs on 128 American products, roiling U.S. markets Stocks around the world have plunged as investors feared that a trade conflict between the U.S. and China would escalate. Business Roundtable said unilaterally imposing tariffs or other restrictions without a long-term strategy to bring about reforms in China will only raise prices in America, make American companies and products less competitive, and harm USA workers and consumers. [Full Article...]

Lalu Yadav sentenced to 14 years in prison, fined Rs 60 lakh

Lalu Yadav sentenced to 14 years in prison, fined Rs 60 lakh As per the charge sheet, the accused, mostly contractors, suppliers and officials of the Animal Husbandry department, withdrew Rs 3.76 crore by submitting 96 forged bills in merely two months. Former Bihar chief minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday was sentenced to "14 years of imprisonment" in the fourth fodder scam case. [Full Article...]

TDP quit NDA due to political considerations, says Amit Shah

TDP quit NDA due to political considerations, says Amit Shah Calling TDP Supremo's assertion as "untrue and baseless", BJP Chief Amit Shah in his letter addressed to TDP Chief and Andhra Pradesh's CM said the party's decision to quit NDA was "both unfortunate as well as unilateral", and that BJP is not insensitive towards AP people. [Full Article...]

JNU students clash with cops, march to Parliament halted by water canons

JNU students clash with cops, march to Parliament halted by water canons Jawaharlal Nehru University ( JNU) students and JNU Teachers' Association (JNUTA) marched from the university campus to Parliament to protest against the privatisation of education, compulsory attendance and demand the arrest of professor Atul Johri, among other issues. [Full Article...]

ISIS Operative Yasmeen Mohammed sentenced to 7 years in prison by NIA

ISIS Operative Yasmeen Mohammed sentenced to 7 years in prison by NIA Both Zahid and Rashid were arrested in 2016 after 15 people resident of Kasargod migrated to Afghanistan to join the ISIS . Rigorous imprisonment of 7 years each was granted to her under sections 38, 39, 40 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. [Full Article...]

S cries foul play in Karnataka Rajya Sabha polls

S cries foul play in Karnataka Rajya Sabha polls The minimum votes one needs to win the election is 44. Based on its complaint, the poll panel ordered the two votes to be rejected. The JD (S ) alleges the Assembly speaker has not yet acted on the status of these rebel MLAs. File image of Karnataka Assembly. However, this ruckus led to stalling of election process for some time. JD (S ) contemplating boycotting Rajya Sabha elections, says... [Full Article...]

Europe gets last minute reprieve from Trump tariffs

Europe gets last minute reprieve from Trump tariffs U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer had earlier told a Senate committee hearing that Trump had chosen to "pause" the imposition of metals tariffs for Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico South Korea and "Europe". The climbdown came as Trump announced new sanctions against China for what he called the theft of United States intellectual property - which Beijing has vowed to meet wit... [Full Article...]

Bodycam catches moments leading up to fatal shooting of unarmed black man

Bodycam catches moments leading up to fatal shooting of unarmed black man Media outlets have reported this as an official police statement , in addition to the news that Clark allegedly broke a window with a "tool bar" minutes before the shooting. Sacramento police say the two officers involved in the shooting have two and four years of experience with the department, and both have four years of prior law enforcement experience with other agencies. [Full Article...]

$25000 reward offered for ID, arrest, conviction of serial PNC Bank robber

$25000 reward offered for ID, arrest, conviction of serial PNC Bank robber Police found the suspect's vehicle and the mask used in the robbery soon afterward. He was transported to the Camden County Police department where he was processed, then transported to the Camden County Correctional Facility pending a pretrial detention hearing which has been scheduled for March 29, 2018. [Full Article...]

Students, teachers armed with buckets of rocks in case of school shooting

Students, teachers armed with buckets of rocks in case of school shooting David Helsel, superintendent of the Blue Mountain School District, told state lawmakers earlier this week that in the event of a shooting, his students will use rocks to protect themselves. Some students and parents interviewed by the outlet were supportive of the idea. "At this point, we have to get creative, we have to protect our kids first and foremost, throwing rocks, it's an option", said ... [Full Article...]

Mass Protests Against Macron Plans As Strikes Hit Trains And Planes

Mass Protests Against Macron Plans As Strikes Hit Trains And Planes In addition to high-speed services, Rinaudo says Thello also plans to bid for contracts to operate Public Service Obligation (PSO) regional services in France when regional governments begin competitive tendering in 2019. France's centrist president, who has been in power for almost a year, has so far avoided large strikes and trade union action, managing to easily push through an overhaul of l... [Full Article...]

Barack Obama due to arrive in Sydney

Barack Obama due to arrive in Sydney Black-and-gold embossed invitation notes for the event promised an evening of "reflection". He was gifted with a whale tooth pendant and was honored with a hongi - a greeting in which two people press their noses and foreheads together. After the haka pƍwhiri, those gathered in the tent sang a hymn or himene and said a karakia before the mihimihi started to welcome Mr Obama. Obama will travel to... [Full Article...]

Peru's Congress to decide whether or not to accept President Kuczynski's resignation

Peru's Congress to decide whether or not to accept President Kuczynski's resignation Kuczynski says in a tweet that the proposed language is "unacceptable", and if lawmakers press forward with the wording he would reverse his decision to quit, forcing congress to go forward with plans to try and impeach him. Another former Peruvian president, Alejandro Toledo, has been accused of taking $20 million in bribes from Odebrecht and is now in the US seeking to avoid extradition. [Full Article...]

Paris Hilton Reportedly Lost Her $2 Million Engagement Ring in a Nightclub

Paris Hilton Reportedly Lost Her $2 Million Engagement Ring in a Nightclub Paris Hilton 's engagement ring that costs a whopping $2 million went missing after it fell off at a Miami club on a night out. "She was really panicked as the venue was packed and very dark, it was the early hours of the morning and it was insane in there", a witness told the outlet. [Full Article...]

Judges Rules Trump Is 'Not Above The Law' And Must Face Lawsuit

Judges Rules Trump Is 'Not Above The Law' And Must Face Lawsuit The decision by Justice Jennifer Schecter of the NY state court in Manhattan in favor of California restaurateur Summer Zervos, a former contestant on NBC's " The Apprentice ", raises the prospect that Trump might have to answer embarrassing questions in court about his behavior toward women. [Full Article...]

Martin Vizcarra is new Peruvian president after resignation of Pablo Kuczynski

Martin Vizcarra is new Peruvian president after resignation of Pablo Kuczynski The 15-minute speech Friday was short on specifics. Other than vowing to form a completely new Cabinet, he gave little insight into how he would attack endemic corruption. Kuczynski has insisted he is innocent, having placed a "Chinese wall" between his public work and his consulting firm, and said that the payments were for work done by business partners of which he was unaware. [Full Article...]

N. Korea agrees to inter-Korean talks next week: Seoul

N. Korea agrees to inter-Korean talks next week: Seoul South Korean officials met Kim Jong Un this month and told Washington the leader was open to giving up his nuclear weapons if North Korea's security was guaranteed. This year's drills were postponed during the Pyeongchang Olympics, which saw rare cooperative steps between the rival Koreas after months of confrontation over the North's weapons programs. [Full Article...]

Trump plans to approve a $1 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia

Trump plans to approve a $1 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia Human rights groups routinely criticize Western governments, including the us and United Kingdom, for profiting off arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Speaking to Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad Bin Salman at the Pentagon, Mattis said Washington is committed to cooperating with the Saudis and the United Nations, adding that the appointment of a new United Nations special envoy to Yemen, Marti... [Full Article...]

This Bulls Fan Got In a Nap During the Grizzlies-Hornets Game

This Bulls Fan Got In a Nap During the Grizzlies-Hornets Game As pointed out by NBC Sports' Dan Feldman, beat writer Ronald Tillery of The Commercial Appeal had some notes on the mood of the players after the game. Hernangomez got 13 or more minutes for the fourth time since the trade when called upon for 14 minutes off the bench in Wednesday's win over the Nets . [Full Article...]


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