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Commonwealth Games closing ceremony slammed on social media

Commonwealth Games closing ceremony slammed on social media Uganda's Solomon Mutai bagged silver while Scotland's Robbie Thompson settled for bronze. She competed in the Asian championships last November in the first stage of a comeback and won gold . Two of either an unsportsmanlike or technical foul lead to an automatic ejection for the game. Canada came fourth with 15 gold, 40 silver, 27 bronze and New Zealand finished fifth after securing 15 gol... [Full Article...]

Nordic Competencies Fit Well With Our Vision For India's Transformation: PM Modi

Nordic Competencies Fit Well With Our Vision For India's Transformation: PM Modi Do you want to trust such people and ruin your children's lives? They have come from outside. "They keep themselves safe in jungles and keep your kids in the front and leave them to die". "In all the districts of the country, the rule providing for allocation of a part of the income from mining to local tribal folk has been implemented", said Mr Modi. [Full Article...]

Kentucky governor 'guarantees' children sexually assaulted, poisoned due to school closures

Kentucky governor 'guarantees' children sexually assaulted, poisoned due to school closures In a almost 4-minute video posted Sunday, Bevin didn't apologize for what he'd said , however - only that he took responsibility for not being clearer. "I'm offended by the fact that people so cavalierly, and so flippantly, disregarded what's truly best for children", he said. Although the teachers succeeded in protecting pensions for current workers and pressuring legislators into overriding B... [Full Article...]

Delhi: Man stalks teen, kidnaps her, rapes for 10 days

Delhi: Man stalks teen, kidnaps her, rapes for 10 days The man also found dead at the house is believed to be Viasia Chernoff, known sometimes as Alex Chernoff, who was 43, police confirmed. If you know anything about this robbery or the suspects in question, please call Decatur Police at 404-373-6551. [Full Article...]

Reciprocal visits between Chinese, Japanese leaders seen as ties warm

Reciprocal visits between Chinese, Japanese leaders seen as ties warm Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will meet with his Japanese counterpart today in what will be the first high-level economic dialogue between the two countries in almost a decade. The ministers agreed to strive for the early implementation of a "Maritime and Aerial Communication Mechanism" to prevent unintended collisions in the area. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation vetoes U.S. draft at Security Council

Russian Federation vetoes U.S. draft at Security Council The cautious approach of the U.S. military cadre is driven by concerns of retaliation from Russian Federation if the USA hit the Assad regime too hard or of it getting dragged into Syria's civil war. "The Council can not allow a situation of uncontrollable escalation to develop in Syria on any front", the seasoned Italian diplomat said. "I urge the Security Council to assume its responsibilities a... [Full Article...]

1st game of Yankees-Tigers doubleheader postponed by rain

1st game of Yankees-Tigers doubleheader postponed by rain Rather than use up two of those days for one game each, both clubs and Major League Baseball have agreed on just holding a doubleheader. It's far from a attractive day for baseball in Detroit , so they'll only play one. No ticket exchange is necessary. The team said that fans unable to attend the rescheduled games may exchange their unused tickets at any time for any future regular season gam... [Full Article...]

Montenegro elects pro-West president Milo Djukanovic, projections show

Montenegro elects pro-West president Milo Djukanovic, projections show With 80 percent of ballots counted, the Center for Monitoring and Research said on Sunday that Djukanovic had won about 53 percent of the vote, ahead of his main opponent Mladen Bojanic with 34 percent. "I agree with Djukanovic that the state is stronger than the mafia". Djukanovic had claimed the opposition wanted to turn the country into a "Russian province" and threaten Montenegro's multicult... [Full Article...]

California woman who drove family off cliff was drunk: sheriff

California woman who drove family off cliff was drunk: sheriff A woman believed to have intentionally driven her wife and children off a cliff in the USA state of California was legally drunk, the local sheriff's office said. Cheryl Hart, who identified herself as a friend of Sarah Hart , called 911 in Clark County on Monday, March 26, anxious because she hadn't been able to reach Sarah since receiving a text message from her at 3 a.m. [Full Article...]

Heavy rainfall, severe storms possible Saturday

Heavy rainfall, severe storms possible Saturday Isolated tornadoes are possible, and hail and heavy rainfall capable of producing flooding also are possible. During a Thursday briefing with local emergency agency officials, weather service meteorologists said they are anxious the rainy system may slow once it arrives in the Shoals, bringing continuous rainfall throughout the day. [Full Article...]

Google AI experiment has you talking to books

Google AI experiment has you talking to books In its Developer Blog , Google writes about the feature that it is "an entirely new way to explore books by starting at the sentence level, rather than the author or topic level". The Verge notes, though, that recipients will still be able to take screenshots or photos of these confidential emails. Unfortunately, for all the precautions included in Gmail's new Confidential Mode , it is impo... [Full Article...]

Assad calls missile strikes an act of 'American aggression'

Assad calls missile strikes an act of 'American aggression' In an early-morning tweet , Trump said the strike was "perfectly carried out" and that "the only way the Fake News Media could demean was by my use of the term "Mission Accomplished". In the United States, Washington and Chicago have both seen anti-war demonstrations. Haley says the fact that Assad was making the use of chemical weapons "more normal and that Russian Federation was covering ... [Full Article...]

Two dogs rescued in house fire Sunday afternoon

Two dogs rescued in house fire Sunday afternoon She said the flames started in a converted garage and spread into the attic. Rutledge said firefighters continued to search for the man's wife who was believed to be unaccounted for at the time. No injuries were reported and the Red Cross will assist the family with temporary shelter. The victim's identity has not yet been released. According to officials, crews were hampered by materials in... [Full Article...]

UN Security Council Rejects Russian Resolution Condemning Syrian Strikes

UN Security Council Rejects Russian Resolution Condemning Syrian Strikes The Democratic support ranges from full-throated endorsements to tepid backing, but most Democrats running for the Senate in 2018 for now back the strikes . "These are big things the president's been focused on", Sanders said. He tweeted , hailing the strikes as "perfectly executed". While Trump announced the "precision strikes" in Syria, Trudeau has ruled out any Canadian participation. [Full Article...]

Brexit opponents to call for referendum on final exit deal

Brexit opponents to call for referendum on final exit deal Anne Weyman, vice chair of Britain for Europe, stated: "We may come from different political parties, different traditions and different groups, but we are united by our desire for the people to have their say on the Brexit deal and we are determined to make sure their voice is heard loud and clear". [Full Article...]

Sydney bushfire downgraded to 'Advice' level

Sydney bushfire downgraded to 'Advice' level Police monitor for threats to homes as a bushfire threatens properties in several suburbs on Sunday. On Sunday, more than 500 firefighters in nearly 100 fire trucks, along with 15 aircraft, battled the blaze throughout the day. NSW RFS Deputy Commissioner Rob Rogers said two giant aircraft, the DC10 Nancybird and the C130 Hercules "Thor" - normally used for aerial water bombing - were not availa... [Full Article...]

New US sanctions will hurt Washington and Europe more than Russian Federation: lawmaker

New US sanctions will hurt Washington and Europe more than Russian Federation: lawmaker Russian Federation has dismissed the purported chemical attack as fake and strongly warned the US and its allies against launching a military strike in Syria . The Russian Foreign Ministry also said that following Syrian rebels' withdrawal from eastern Ghouta, stockpiles of chemical agents were found there. [Full Article...]

Crews respond to rapidly spreading brush fire

Crews respond to rapidly spreading brush fire Seymour Volunteer Fire Department also activated the Wildland Task Force to help. Middlesex fire crews were already on the scene of a mower on fire on Kyle Road when the call came in. The cause and origin of the fire are still unknown. Several brush fires had been reported in Allegheny County, a dispatcher said. Kuniyoshi praised a quick response from multiple agencies for putting out the fi... [Full Article...]

Eastern Ghouta completely liberates - Syrian Army

Eastern Ghouta completely liberates - Syrian Army The government forces launched their offensive against eastern Ghouta in February, backed by Russian firepower. "All the terrorists have left Douma city, their last bastion in eastern Ghouta", the statement said. The Syrian government has accused Washington of seeking to use it as a pretext for attacking. Assad's government, which has denied using chemical weapons, claims the US-led strikes vi... [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan stuns Republicans by quitting Capitol Hill

Paul Ryan stuns Republicans by quitting Capitol Hill He became speaker in 2015 only because he was an acceptable compromise between warring Republican factions. "Well, he has the authority under the existing AUMF", Ryan said Thursday, adding later, "With respect to the authorities, the existing AUMF. [Full Article...]


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