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Dalai Lama calls on Tibetans to remain united

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More so, given the sharp criticism of Beijing by Lobsang Sangay, president of the Central Tibetan Administration, the Tibetan government-in-exile, in their presence. BJP general secretary said Tibetans and Indians were spiritually bound. India is guru (teacher) and Tibet a disciple. "It's been 60 years since China's illegal invasion and occupation of Tibet, 60 years of destruction of Tibetan civilisation, Tibetan culture and Tibetan identity", Sangay said, thanking India for its support. Read More »

Govt cuts petrol price by Rs2 per litre

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While in Kolkata, petrol was at Rs 76.54 and was retailing at Rs 81.69 in Mumbai. According to the Economic Times, the sharp recovery in crude oil prices is said to have increased India's oil imports. One bbl or barrel is the unit of volume for crude oil and petroleum products and equals 42 USA gallons or 35 United Kingdom (imperial) gallons, or approximately 159 litres. Read More »

Uehara flies to early ANA lead with six-under 66

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Probably the best I've seen it, and the greens are flawless. Case in point - the third hole, on which Lexi blasted her drive almost 350 yards down the fairway. If you're wondering why this name sounds familiar, it's because Lucy made history in 2014, at the age of 11, by becoming the youngest player ever to qualify for the US Women's Open. Read More »

NCAA Women's Final Four: Watch Louisville vs

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But the Bulldogs still earned a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, and SC was slotted as the No. 2 seed into a region with UConn . The UConn-Notre Dame will be played after the conclusion of the Mississippi State-Louisville game. The Bulldogs head back to the championship after losing a year ago to SC. Vivians hit the go-ahead 3-pointer, part of an effort in which she scored 25 points. Read More »

Eight cases of severe bleeding reported after using synthetic cannabinoids

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Anyone with a reaction to synthetic cannabinoids should call 911, IDPH said. Synthetic weed is often packaged under the names K2, Spice , or Black Mamba, among others. Officials say there have so far been no deaths connected with the synthetic pot. The chemicals are either sprayed on dried, shredded plant material to be smoked or sold as liquids that can be vaporized and inhaled in e-cigarettes or similar devices. Read More »

Hiniduma Tragedy : woman and 3 girls drown in Gin Ganga

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Later on, Correll said Polston and others are seen laughing when the 14-year-old fell face-first on the floor. As the Florida woman pointed out, she's working at a retirement home for people diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer's and, as a result, wearing scrubs is mandatory. Read More »

Buhari Presidency Says Nigerians Slandering Naomi Campbell Are Animals

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For a man allegedly reticent about shaking female hands, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari seemed pretty relaxed and in great spirits when he got handy with worldwide fashion model and icon Naomi Campbell on Friday. He hugged her, called her his "honorary granddaughter". Naomi carried on documenting her trip to Nigeria with videos and posts from Arise Fashion Week. Read More »

Starbucks coffee in California must have cancer warning, judge says

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BuzzFeed reports that the chemical is on California's long list of potential cancer-causing agents, which means any product containing any of those chemicals must have a warning. Acrylamide is also found in starchy foods when exposed to high temperatures, like potato chips and french fries . A third phase of trial will determine civil penalties of up to $2,500 per person exposed each day over eight years, an astronomical figure that appears unlikely to be imposed. Read More »

USA spy agencies make 'outrageous' attempts to recruit expelled Russian diplomats - Moscow

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Moscow said on Thursday it was expelling 60 USA diplomats and would eject scores from other countries that had joined London and Washington in censuring Moscow over the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. The BBC, citing "separate sources", reported on Friday that Yulia was "conscious and talking". Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Friday that it was summoning ambassadors from Western countries who had taken "unfriendly" steps. Read More »

Fayose to Osinbajo: PDP has offloaded corrupt elements to APC

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According to him, there need to highlight what he described as grand corruption in the last administration because of the impact on the present state of the country's economy. They won't come back. "We have to report to millions of Nigerians who voted for us, that this is what we found and we are not going to take it off the ground, no matter how twisting the mind of PDP and their supporters may be, we will keep talking about it". Read More »

MPs and peers urge Corbyn to suspend Christine Shawcroft amid anti-Semitism row

During Monday's event, around 1,500 protesters massed outside the British parliament. As I told the Labour Party conference in 2016, anti-Semitism is an evil that led to the worst crimes of the 20th century. The Jewish Leadership Council had made a statement against Labour and Corbyn in particular, and said: "Again and again, Jeremy Corbyn has sided with anti-Semites rather than Jews". Read More »

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Linked To Rare Genetic Mutation

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Scientists from University College London were alerted to a possible genetic link by a number of SIDS cases involving babies with respiratory problems, and parents with neuromuscular diseases. In a linked comment accompanying the research paper, Dr Stephen Cannon, from the University of California at Los Angeles, said: "A better understanding of the causes of Sids is needed to identify infants at high risk and to develop interventions and guidelines that will prevent Sids for all infants". Read More »

United States 'strongly condemns' Yemen's Houthis missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

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A number of Sunni Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia , feared that Shia Iran was plotting a design to lengthen its shadow in the region by influencing Yemen and jumped into Hadi's rescue, triggering the bloodshed. A major attack targeting Riyadh global airport on November 4 triggered the tightening of a Saudi-led blockade of Yemen - already on the verge of starvation. Read More »

Eating Out? Phthalates Level Higher Afterward, Study Shows

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On average, the study found, people who'd dined out - at any type of restaurant or cafeteria - had a phthalate intake that was 35 percent higher than people who'd eaten only home-prepared meals. "Pregnant women, children and teens are more vulnerable to the toxic effects of hormone-disrupting chemicals, so it's important to find ways to limit their exposures", Julia Varshavsky, of the University of California, San Francisco, said in a news release. Read More »

UN Security Council condemns Houthi missile attack on Riyadh

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The Saudi Civil Defense stated that an Egyptian resident was killed and the two others wounded in Riyadh, following the fall of Houthi missiles' flying shrapnel. Saudi Arabia views the Houthis as a proxy for its archrival Iran, but the rebels deny receiving military help from Tehran. Last month, Russian Federation vetoed a Western bid for the United Nations Security Council to call out Tehran for failing to prevent its weapons from falling into the hands of the Houthis. Read More »

'Healing Your Unseen Wounds': Community Honors Vietnam War Veterans

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After the ceremony, Vietnam veterans received a special pin, featuring an eagle, laurel wreath, and stars and stripes, and the message "a grateful nation thanks and honors you". More than 58,000 members of the United States Armed Forces lost their lives in Vietnam and more than 300,000 members of the Armed Forces were wounded; and more than 9 million Americans served on active duty during the Vietnam era. Read More »

Scarlett Johansson Set to Star in Taika Waititi's upcoming film JoJo Rabbit

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The film would mark a change of pace for Johansson, who has been focused on action and comedy movies, including last year's " Ghost in the Shell " and the Sony comedy " Rough Night ". "The boy's imaginary friend is a version of Hitler that is far removed from reality, with Waititi describing him as "goofy" and "charming" while "[gliding] through life with a child- like naivety", reads the film's logline. Read More »

Energy advocates: Tying teacher raises to industry is wrong move

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Governor Mary Fallon , also a Republican, said she would sign the bill. The average Oklahoma teacher made $44,921 past year, according to the state Department of Education. Priest called the package a good "first step", but wouldn't say if it was enough to avert a prolonged walkout. Lawmakers have left funding on the table that could be used immediately to help Oklahoma students.There is still work to do to get this legislature to invest more in our classrooms. Read More »

'Baahubali' to be Screened at Karachi Film Fest, Rajamouli Thankful to Pakistan

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The Conclusion has set many records, including being the second highest grossing film in India and the most googled film, however, it's popularity has not waned. Other film's that will be screened at PIFF include " Dear Zindagi ", " Ankhon Dekhi ", " Hindi Medium ", " Kadvi Hawa ", " Nil Battey Sannata ", "Songs Of The Scorpions" and Marathi movie " Sairat ". Read More »

Delhi sealing drive: Major markets closed as traders down shutters

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The CAIT and All Delhi Traders, Vyapari and Workers Association have jointly organised the rally and have given a call for Delhi Trade Bandh demanding that the Centre bring a bill or an Ordinance to stop the sealing. The drive was then implemented by the three BJP-led municipal corporations. "The trades have been denied the benefit of fundamental provisions of the MCD Act, 1957". Read More »

Scientists Discover New Human Organ

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Fixed tissues do not have any fluid, making it easier to see structures, but impossible to detect these compartments because the mesh support these fluid compartments would flatten "like a pancake". Still, one or two of these harmful cells will manage to survive and find a new host organ where they can grow and eventually form malignant tumors. Read More »

Saudi Arabia-led coalition threatens retaliation against Iran over missiles

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Citizens in Riyadh said that loud explosions were heard. The parties condemned the Houthi missile attacks targeting residential areas of Riyadh and other cities in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. Analysts said that in the short term, the Saudi leadership is unlikely to respond aggressively amid increased worldwide scrutiny of the three-year-old Yemen conflict, which has given rise to the world's most urgent humanitarian crisis. Read More »

Army veteran who faces deportation denied U.S. citizenship

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Speaking from Tijuana Monday, Miguel Perez Jr. told reporters that he's feeling well physically, but is "very confused". Perez's other sister is an American citizen by birth and he has two children, an 18-year-old daughter and a 12-year-old son, who were born in the United States. Read More »

Study warns: Antibiotics overuse a serious global health threat

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Despite the threat of a global health crisis in antibiotic resistance , worldwide use of antibiotics in humans soared 39 percent between 2000 and 2015, fueled by dramatic increases in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS ). Read More »

How rubber ducks are the ideal hiding place for deadly germs

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Potentially pathogenic bacteria were identified in 80 percent of all the toys studied, including Legionella and Pseudomonas aeruginosa , the rod-shaped bacterium often implicated in hospital-acquired infections. The authors concluded the rubber ducks could be "dangerous" for kids and should be regularly cleaned out inside or thrown away completely. They found that these toys contain water that's seeped into them and when squeezed, they release this dirty water into the bath water. Read More »

Kidde recalls almost 500000 smoke alarms that could fail

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Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Company Inc., of Mebane, North Carolina, is recalling about 452,000 Kidde dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms with Model #PI2010 and #PI9010. This could compromise the smoke alarms' ability to detect smoke, which poses a risk of consumers not being alerted to a fire in their home. To check to see if your device was affected, you need to remove the smoke detector from your wall or ceiling, open the side of the alarm, and look for a yellow cap. Read More »

Khaps can't interfere in marriages, says court

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The bench, also comprising Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, said "whether the law prohibits or allows a particular marriage, the law will take its own course" but "when two people get into a wedlock, no panchayat, no one should interfere". Read More »

CBSE to re-conduct Class X maths, Class XII economics exams

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Most of the students who appeared for CBSE Class 10th Maths board exam 2018 came out of the exam halls were happy for they no more shall have to take the tests. A new system would be put in place from Monday to ensure no leaks take place and the government would ensure that there is no injustice, Javadekar said. Read More »

Aadhaar-PAN linking deadline extended to June 30

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The bench said , "We will not pass any interim order at this stage and added that the petitioner may argue this aspect in their rejoinder submissions". Campaigners and experts, who have, time and again, raised the questions about the privacy and the safety of the data, the susceptibility of biometrics to failure, and the misuse of data for profiling or increased surveillance feel that answers to these 20 questions would be instructive to highlight gaps that the centre and the UIDAI usually ... Read More »

Netflix Renews 'One Day at a Time'

According to Bela Bajaria, Netflix's vice president of content, "These series are indicative of what we're trying to accomplish for Netflix unscripted: working with world-class producers to create the best unscripted shows on television". Wall to Wall Media Ltd. produces and Jeremy Dear and Chris Lent are on board as executive producers. Any time we have to wait to see this new season, will always be far too long. Read More »

England can't beat Eagles at Wembley, says Rohr

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Serbia will face Costa Rica, Switzerland and Brazil in Group E when the World Cup gets underway in June, while Nigeria have been drawn with Croatia, Iceland and Argentina in Group D. Nigeria went into this match after beating Poland 1-0 in their last friendly game, but they met a more determined Serbian side who clipped the wings of the Super Eagles . Read More »

Health officials warn of influenza B virus

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It's one of the worst flu seasons on record. The bulk of this year's deadly flu season was dominated by the H3N2 virus, an influenza A strain that is more severe and less receptive to vaccines than other types of the disease. The CDC also said another strain of the flu is making its way around. "There's no crystal ball to say how many more cases we're gonna have or when this is gonna end", Zgodzinski said. Read More »

Scientists Find A New Organ In Humans: The Interstitium

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But in new research published Tuesday in the journal Scientific Reports , researchers at New York University's School of Medicine announced they had discovered a brand new "organ" called the interstitium - and it may lead to insights about how to treat cancer . Read More »

Nokia 1 Android Oreo Go phone launched in India at Rs. 5499

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Worldwide the Nokia 1 happens to be the first Android Go phone along with ZTE Tempo Go. It further includes a 5-megapixel camera at the back with a fixed focus lens and an LED flash. 450 and available in Azure and Grey or Yellow and Pink. Nokia claims that device can deliver a maximum talk time of up to 9 hours and offers a maximum standby time of up to 15 days. Read More »

Feds Will Ask Citizenship Status on 2020 Census

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He also said that in his experience leading the Department of Justice, asking the citizenship question on the census "is not critical to enforcing the Voting Rights Act ". "Make no mistake - this decision is motivated purely by politics". "We're prepared to do what we must to protect California from a deficient Census", he said. Read More »

Supreme Court to hear prime cases this week including polygamy and Aadhaar

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The court also sought responses from the Law Commission and the Centre. This court has already expressed the view that triple talaq is not an integral part of religion and Article 25 of the Constitution merely protects religious faith, but not the practices, which may run counter to public order, morality and health and fundamental rights. Read More »

PDP Says "Sorry" To Nigerians

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Secondus who pointed that in the past, the party engaged in impunity and imposition among other issues "we are sorry , we have made several mistakes which will not happen again". He, therefore, alerted Nigerians to be wary of PDP's desperate propaganda . "Ultimately realising the critical importance of credible elections in the life of any democracy, the PDP government embarked on massive electoral reforms that ensured the conduct of free, fair and credible elections and saw a ruling party ... Read More »

Tournament interview gets awkward after coach is asked why he quit

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But he deserves some slack for letting his emotions get the best of them, as well as a ton of praise for leading the ninth-seeded Seminoles on a memorable March Madness run. Hamilton responded rhetorically. "The game was over". It's a fair question and something a lot of people were talking about after the game , but Hamilton treated it with hostility. Read More »

Lawmakers call on Facebook CEO to explain data scandal

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Going by the report shared by Ars Technica , a users who was going through the data Facebook had gathered from him, found that the platform had years of contact names, telephone numbers, call lengths and text messages. "We're also investigation every single app that had access to large amounts of data before we fixed this". Users get the option to allow data collection when they sign up for Messenger or Facebook Lite, a version of the social networking site which takes up less space on ... Read More »

Mohammed Shami 'not injured' in road accident, says Dehradun police

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Shami was accused by his estranged wife Hasin Jahan of taking money from a Pakistan woman and being involved in match-fixing. But police charged him with serious crimes, including attempt to murder, after she filed a complaint. Shami got 3-4 stitches on top of his right eye. "Prayers for you", tweeted Ravi Ashwin for Mohammed Shami on Sunday. He is at a private place after being discharged yesterday only. Read More »