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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...]

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...]

Syrian Christians go into hiding as Turkish forces invade

Syrian Christians go into hiding as Turkish forces invade Kalin insisted that Turkey's "main aim in the Afrin operation is and has been from the very beginning to bring safety and security to those people living in Afrin". Turkey's offensive aided by its Syrian allies including secular rebels and Islamist groups who rampaged through Afrin and triggered a mass exodus - has left Syrian Kurds claiming the world stood by and watched as " ethnic cleansing... [Full Article...]

PA: Bolton appointment shows Trump has joined 'extreme Zionists'

PA: Bolton appointment shows Trump has joined 'extreme Zionists' Perhaps most notably, he served as USA ambassador to the United Nations during the George W. Bush administration. Bolton recently tweeted that the deal "needs to be abrogated". "You would be hard pressed to find anyone who's ever held public office in the US who would be a more unsafe choice for the role of national security advisor than John Bolton ". [Full Article...]

India lodges fourth protest over diplomats harassment in Pakistan

India lodges fourth protest over diplomats harassment in Pakistan The website of the High Commission of India has been intermittently blocked by the attackers over a period of time affecting the normal functioning of the Mission. Now, New Delhi has gone a step further by refusing to issue visas to Pakistanis who wanted to visit India in connection with Urs of Hazrat Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti. [Full Article...]

After trading harassment charges; Pak ambassador set to return to India

After trading harassment charges; Pak ambassador set to return to India For China, Pakistan is a key component in the planned massive trade infrastructure development dubbed One Belt One Road. According to the statement, the Chinese tracking system is far superior to those Pakistan has managed to develop domestically, and its performance " surpassed the user's expectations ." . [Full Article...]

UK Authorities Raid Cambridge Analytica Office in London

UK Authorities Raid Cambridge Analytica Office in London What Zuck didn't say: An overwhelming message from the interviews was an insistence that Facebook is doing the best it can to keep up in a fast-changing world. Facebook will also require developers to sign a contract before they can ask users for access to their posts or private data. Cambridge Analytica has denied any wrongdoing. [Full Article...]


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