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Actions to tackle exploitation and abuse agreed with United Kingdom charities

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Ahead of a London summit, International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt and the Charity Commission told charities, regulatory bodies and experts that it was a "crucial moment" and "now is the time for action". "From today, DFID will put in place new, enhanced and specific safeguarding standards for the organisations we work with". These standards will include an assessment of codes of conduct, how organisations identify and respond to incidents, and how their risk management places ... Read More »

GUN CONTROL: Trump wants 'to have it both ways', Democratic senator says

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That is not the NRA's problem and boycotting the NRA is not right. President Trump has proposed the idea that arming school teachers will somehow make the increase of gun violence stop. We're going to fight to make sure this never happens to anyone again. Since Sandy Hook, states such as Colorado, Delaware, New York, Oregon and Washington have expanded background checks. Read More »

Police close restaurant in Salisbury city centre

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She was sort of leant in on him, it looked like she had passed out maybe. However, Holden said it was "still at the very early stages of the investigation [and] we are unable to ascertain whether or not a crime has taken place". "But it looked like they'd been taking something quite strong". The A&E department at Salisbury district hospital was closed for a time and patients arriving for treatment were assessed in another area of the facility. Read More »

Maxine Waters Suggests Stormy Daniels Should Comment On Trump's Mental State

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The source also told the newspaper that Cohen had missed two deadlines to pay Clifford earlier in October 2016, weeks before the presidential election, because he could not get in touch with Trump as the campaign raged toward its end. Cohen admitted in February that the payment was made, but didn't provide the reason for it. It is unclear when First Republic Bank actually flagged the transaction. Read More »

Army Gunned down Mufti Waqas Mastermind Terrorist of Sunjuwan Attacks

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The Army has gunned down the alleged mastermind of Sunjuwan terror attack in which six soldiers were killed, officials said on Monday. Mufti Waqas was the mastermind of Sunjuwan and Lethpora attacks and a Category A++ terrorist. Pani said Waqas was a foreign terrorist. A group of heavily-armed men attacked the camp of the 36 Brigade of the Indian Army before dawn. Police said the slain terrorist was the chief architect of attacks on the security forces including DPL Pulwama fidayeen ... Read More »

PNB fraud: NBW issued against Nirav, Mehul

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Modi even refused to join investigation into the alleged fraud, saying he has "business abroad". Joshi, the arrested PNB official, admitted that Modi had gifted him two gold coins of 60 grams each which were recovered, the CBI said. The Income Tax Department has already filed a charge sheet under sections 276 C (1) [wilful attempt to evade tax], 277 A [false statement in verification], 278 B [offences by companies] and 278 E [presumption as to culpable mental state] of the Income Tax ... Read More »

CBSE exams to begin from today

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According to the timetable released by the board on the official website i.e. cbse.nic.in, the Class 10th board examination 2018 would finish on April 4, 2018, and the Class 12th would conclude by April 13, 2018. His classmate Manish Yadav echoed his view and said the paper to "easy". President Ram Nath Kovind has extended his wishes to the students appearing for exams. Read More »

Castleton Man Arrested After Two NYS Police Injured In Car Accident

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Sunday when a vehicle driven by Christopher Neumann struck their patrol auto. According to authorities, a separate vehicle traveling east on the highway struck both troopers. Police are investigating a crash that sent four people to the hospital including two state troopers. Waite Sr. was also sent to Albany Med with a laceration to his head. Read More »

Manik Sarkar Resigns As Tripura Chief Minister

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It is likely to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , many Union ministers and chief ministers of BJP-ruled states, Biplab Deb said. Debbarma defeated the CPI (M)'s Ramendra Debbarma in Takarjal constituency. The Centre, he said, had, in fact, created an "economic blockade" against the government by reducing the central allocations in MGNREGA and housing schemes, among others. Read More »

'Protectionism is a dead end': Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull warns Donald Trump

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Our steel industry is in bad shape. Theresa May's Government is holding out hope for a trade deal with the U.S. that will make up for the inevitable loss of trade that comes with leaving the EU's single market and customs union. The tweet was more positive than his Friday tweet in which he wrote that " trade wars are good ", sending stocks plunging as much as 300 points. Read More »

Milwaukee students walk out in protest of DACA deadline

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But multiple federal judges ruled that the justification the Trump administration was using to terminate the program was shaky at best - and ordered DHS to resume renewing all existing DACA permits. While Congress has thus far failed to find a legislative fix for DACA, dreamers have gotten a stay on today's deadline, with two federal courts blocking the Trump administration from withholding renewals for those who now have DACA protection, and with the Supreme Court declining to take up the ... Read More »

NDPP, NPF both claim to form Govt in Nagaland

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State Governor P B Acharya has given both the leaders 48 hours time to submit the signatures of the MLAs supporting them. The party has declared that if it gets the majority together with its allies, it will form the government. Kohima: The BJP on Monday said it would form the government in Nagaland with its pre-poll alliance partner NDPP and ruled out extending support to its 15-year-old ally the Naga People's Front (NPF), which emerged as the single largest party in the Assembly polls. Read More »

PPP or PML-N: Who will grab the Senate top office?

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Recalling that the provincial election commissioner had termed the Senate elections in Sindh most transparent and fair in the entire country, he said that the PPP had secured votes in the Senate polls on the basis of its performance and, therefore, instead of pointing fingers at others, the MQM-P should concentrate on resolving its internal issues. Read More »

No confirmation of shots fired at Utica College

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Utica College is on lockdown after receiving threats from a person saying he was armed with a weapon on Monday morning. Utica College is now under a lock down due to a real, credible threat. There are now local, state and federal officers on campus investigating the potential danger. Utica College posted on Twitter asking students to stay where they are and lock the doors. Read More »

Egyptian court finalises islands transfer to Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman is to visit Egypt on Sunday to meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi in his first public foreign trip since becoming crown prince a year ago, Sissi's office said on Friday. Parliament followed suit and asserted Saudi Arabia's sovereignty over the Red Sea islands. The Supreme Court ruled the deal was not unconstitutional, adding that approving the deal was down to Egypt's legislative body. Read More »

China kicks off annual parliamentary session, military budget rises

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The 2018 defense budget will be 1.11 trillion yuan ($175 billion USD), according to a report issued at the opening of the country's annual meeting of parliament. China has also opened its first overseas military base in the Horn of Africa country of Djibouti. "The good ones will stay and the unqualified ones will leave", he said . Read More »

White House unclear about exempting allies from new tariffs

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But Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Sunday that was not the direction the president would take. Republican South Carolina Sen. Knowing China's M.O., Manchin "welcomes" Trump's plan. That did not dissuade Mr. Navarro, who doubled down on comments he made on Friday arguing that trading partners would not retaliate against the United States because they fear losing access to the valuable American market. Read More »

Donald Trump To Annouce Direct Meeting With Kim Jong Un?

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Both North Korea and the United States have expressed a willingness to talk, but the long-held USA position is that the North first give up its nuclear weapons programme. "I plan to hold in-depth discussions on various ways to continue talks between not only the South and the North, but also the North and the United States and the global community", Chung Eui-yong, Mr. Read More »

Cong respects NE mandate, will win back trust: Rahul Gandhi

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Senior party leaders Ahmed Patel and Kamal Nath are in the state capital of Shillong, working out possible tie-ups with Independent MLAs in a bid to form a government. While all their energy was focussed on Gujarat earlier, it seems Karnataka has now replaced Gujarat as the focal point. Prime Minister expressed his anguish over the political killings in the country.Giving example of BJP's victory in Tripura PM said that the sacrifice of BJP workers won't go in vain. Read More »

Italy's early results show center-right coalition leads vote

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Il Fatto Quotidiano, which describes itself as anti-establishment: "M5S triumph, PD disaster, centre-right at 37 percent". The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) and the anti-migrant, Euroskeptic League were the big winners in Sunday's general election while the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) was the big loser in a vote that produced a hung parliamentand rumours PD leader Matteo Renzi may quit. Read More »

Light snow possible tonight, weather service says

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A center of low pressure will move slowly east-southeast out of South Dakota Monday , eventually tracking across northern Illinois Tuesday , with a second round of snow possible later Tuesday into Wednesday . MONDAY: Sunny, with a high near 45. Rain is then forecast to change to wet snow as temperatures dip to the low and mid-30s during the evening commute. Read More »

German SPD votes in favor of 'grand coalition' with Merkel

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SPD's acting party Chairman Olaf Scholz said the coalition "gives us the strength for the process of renewal we are embarking upon". Taking aim at the SPD's decision on Sunday to renew its partnership with Merkel, the AfD predicted that "the bill will come at the latest in 2021", when Germans are again due to go to the polls. Read More »

China bans letter N online to supress criticism of Xi Jinping

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The government would also reduce mobile data charges by at least 30 per cent this year, Li said. PBOC Deputy Governor Yi Gang told Bloomberg News the yuan is stable and decided by the market, in response to a question on whether a possible trade war between China and the US will put depreciation pressures on the currency. Read More »

No tie-up with SP for Gorakhpur, Phulpur LS bypolls: Mayawati

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The announcement notwithstanding, whether it would be possible for Mayawati to transfer her party's votes to the Samajwadi Party within such a short span of time remains a million dollar question. Around 40 candidates have filed their nomination papers for the by-polls to these seats, including BJP candidates Upendra Shukla and Kaushalendra Singh Patel, Samajwadi Party's Pravin Nishad and Nagendra Singh Patel, and Congress candidates Sureetha Kareem and Manish Mishra. Read More »

One militant among four killed in Kashmir

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It said troops signalled the vehicles to stop near the check post but they moved on and opened heavy fire. On Monday morning, one more bullet-riddled body was found at the scene of occurrence. Police reached the spot and started legal formalities. "Three more bodies were found in the vehicle during the search". Reports said clashes broke out in Anantnag town between students and police. Read More »

West Virginia Teacher Strike Still On After Senate Cuts Promised Raise

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But the Republican-controlled Senate balked at that plan, offering a 4 percent raise instead. West Virginia teachers said their strike would go on at least through Monday, as state lawmakers unraveled the governor's promise of a raise in a late Saturday night legislative session, union officials said . Read More »

No surprises here - expected winners rule show at Oscars

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McDormand then said to the crowd in the Dolby Theatre auditorium and on global TV: "Look around, ladies and gentlemen, because we all have stories to tell and finance". In one of the most empowering moments of the night, the Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri actress took a moment to recognize all of the women she was nominated alongside this year, calling for all of them to stand with her during her best actress acceptance speech. Read More »

Winter storm watch issued for possible heavy snow beginning late Tuesday night

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The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Quad-City region. "This go around, the cold air may be more established, meaning widespread heavy snow is possible", Lambert wrote. A high of 45 degrees with a mix of sun and clouds is predicted for Monday and during the day on Tuesday. Sunday night: Mostly cloudy and blustery. Read More »

Met Eireann issue Status Orange warning amid fears of flooding

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The forecaster says snow accumulations continuing to increase due to further falls of snow. Scattered snow showers are also forecast in the north-west of the country today. And heavy rain is on the way right across the country as temperatures still hover around 0C. Several inches (centimetres) of snow was reported in Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow and further north, with lower levels reported in the Midlands. Read More »

Italy votes amid surge by far right

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The ruling centre-left coalition came third, hurt by anger over growing poverty, high unemployment and mass immigration. But numerous more wild campaign promises are likely to fall by the wayside if there is a hung parliament and a power-sharing accord then has to be hammered out. Read More »

Theresa May rejects United Kingdom financial services demands on Brexit

She said she would be guided by five tests including respecting the result of the 2016 Brexit referendum and reaching a solution that can endure. Mrs May once again ruled out hard, physical checks at the Northern Ireland Border, and seemed genuine when she professed her government's commitment to continue with the Good Friday Agreement. Read More »

Razzie Awards name 'The Emoji Movie' worst film of 2017

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The Emoji Movie . The biggest victor of this year's award function, the movie not only won worst film, it was also awarded Worst Screen Combo , Worst Director , and Worst Screenplay . Tyler Perry took worst actress for "Boo 2!" A Madea Halloween, in which he dressed as an elderly woman as part of a long-running parody. The movie was so bad, they actually had to create a new category, I'm not kidding, that category, the new category is "A Movie So Rotten You Eventually Fell in Love With ... Read More »

Price Target Overview of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)

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Intrust Bank Na who had been investing in Exxon Mobil Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $321.06B market cap company. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Exxon Mobil Corporation now has a Weekly performance of 1.13%, monthly performance percentage is -13.94 percent, Quarterly performance is -6.62 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of -0.95% and Yearly Performance is -6.86 percent. Read More »

Barnaby Joyce can't be certain Vikki Campion's baby is his

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Mr Joyce has conducted a number of interviews about his relationship with Ms Campion but this is the first time he has raised any doubts the child may not be biologically his. Ms Campion was present for some of the interview. The controversy resulted in a sex ban on ministers sleeping with staff and a feud with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Read More »

'Indian and Vietnamese Economies Complement Each Other', Says President Kovind

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Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang (L) shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi before their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi , capital of India on March 3, 2018. PM Modi said that both countries chose to collaborate on defence production and transfer of technology. India and Vietnam will explore "substantive and practical measures" to achieve the bilateral trade target of United States dollars 15 billion by 2020, according to a joint statement issued in Delhi. Read More »

USA embassy in Turkey temporarily closes due to security threat

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IS has lost control of swathes of Iraq and Syria after US-led military operations but it still holds sway over small pockets in Syria. Embassy officials said the building in Ankara will be closed to the general public and " only emergency services will be provided", the announcement said. Read More »

Putin: Russian Citizens Accused of US Election Meddling Did Not Represent Moscow

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Putin has repeatedly denied that there was a Russian government effort to meddle in the election, which the Republican Party candidate Trump won in tight race against Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton. "I have to see first what they've done". Fielding quick-fire questions from supporters in Russia's European exclave of Kaliningrad, Putin was asked what Russian historical event he would like to change. Read More »

China Says Its "Moderate" Defence Spending Rises Are No Threat

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China stands ready to work with the US to follow through on the consensus of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Trump during the US President's visit to Beijing a year ago and work with mutual respect and increase strategic mutual trust, avoid strategic misjudgement and focus mutual beneficial cooperation and propel handle differences so as to keep China us ties on the right track, he said. Read More »

Child dies after fixture falls on her at Payless Shoe store

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Then, there was a crash, and shellshocked family members saw her lifeless in a pool of blood. Disconcert has come to the fore after a two year old girl died on Friday when a mirror fell off a wall at Riverdale , Georgia , Payless Shoe store and smashed over her head. Read More »