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Nobel-winning professor's wife found dead at landfill in IL

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While the body of the 80-year-old Sumire Negish ( wife of the Nobel Prize winner) was spotted in Rockford, the husband was walking nearby and was later taken to a hospital. The Japanese scientist won a Nobel Prize in chemistry in 2010 for a palladium-catalyzed cross coupling technique to link carbon atoms. The Negishi family told local news channel WTHR that they believed the couple had been trying to find their way to the airport and got "disoriented" along the way. Read More »

Fight breaks out in Gujarat assembly, 3 Congress MLAs suspended

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In return, BJP MLAs collectively thrashed him inside the House. The BJP, however, denied any such occurrence. The speaker repeatedly asked Thumar to sit down, but the Congress MLA continued with his verbal attack. "This is a very unfortunate incident". According to reports, Dudhat, who represents Savarkundla seat, used his belt targeting Nikol MLA Panchal. As they came to blows, other members from both sides rushed to the well where they all jostled with one another before the ... Read More »

Texas Southern blasts NC Central to advance in Tourney

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Texas Southern guards, Damontrae Jefferson (5 foot 7) and Donte Clark pumped out a combined 43 points with Jefferson contributing a game-high 25. The first half consisted of a well-contested game. Bluiett hits 42.3 percent of three-point shots, a big reason he is such a lethal offensive force. Read More »

More details released on murder of Pikeville officer

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A few moments later, Martin heard gunshots and found Hamilton with a fatal gunshot wound. Sadly, the Pike County Coroner's Office pronounced Officer Hamilton dead at the scene. Hazard's McDonald's is honoring Hamilton with a thin, blue line on their reader board that reads "Pikeville Police Department". They did make four arrests in the area of the shooting earlier in the day but those were on separate outstanding warrants and aren't believed to be connected to Hamilton's death. Read More »

Ex-Korean president questioned on graft

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Mr Yoo Seong Min, head of the minor opposition Bareunmirae party, blamed the phenomenon on "the shortfalls of the winner-takes-all presidential government system" that creates opportunities for corruption. In return, Lee is believed to have pardoned the company's chairman who had been given a suspended sentence for tax evasion. Samsung reportedly paid six billion won ($5.6 million) in legal fees to a U.S. Read More »

Navy Jet Crashes Off Key West, Two Crew Members Killed

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NBC Miami that it dispatched units but that the Navy said it had the situation under control and didn't need assistance. Commander Dave Hecht, a spokesman for Naval Air Station Key West , confirmed that the pilot ejected. Wilson, who lives in the area, said she saw the plane explode in midair before crashing. It wasn't clear early Wednesday evening what caused the crash. Read More »

SA govt criticises Australia's response to land debate

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Mr Dutton said he had directed the Home Affairs department to explore whether the farmers can be accepted into Australia through refugee, humanitarian or other visas, including the in-country persecution visa category. Campaign group AfriForum , which advocates for its largely white membership, many of whom speak Afrikaans, cited dozens of murders. South Africa's new president Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to pursue the same course as Zimbabwe's former leader Robert Mugabe in expropriating ... Read More »

Shots fired at Northwestern University in US

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Evanston and university police responded to reports of a gunman and shots fired near Emerson Street and Maple Avenue, Evanston police said. Evanston police spent about 30 minutes before updating local media to say that no scene had been found, although they also said that they're still on scene at the university. Read More »

Oklahoma to use nitrogen gas for executions

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That came to light after authorities in late September 2015 abruptly canceled the execution of Richard Glossip upon discovering they were about to use the wrong drug. Oklahoma's last executions drew scrutiny in the state and nationwide. "How can we trust Oklahoma to get this right when the state's recent history reveals a culture of carelessness and mistakes in executions?" In 2014, Oklahoma drew intense scrutiny for its death-penalty procedures after the execution of Clayton Lockett ... Read More »

The internet can't get over this Chinese journalist's dramatic eye-roll

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As the story spread, Liang's employer, Yicai, posted a video of her at last weekend's commerce ministry press conference, ostensibly to contrast her more brief and substantive question to that of Zhang's. Netizens have also been re-enacting the famous eye-roll and posting it on video app Dou Yin - which some of you may remember from the "karma is a bitch" meme . Read More »

Canada will not be back door to cheap offshore steel, Trudeau reiterates

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Canada and Mexico, though, gave no signal that they'd bow to Trump's bargaining chip. "We'll always be at the table", Champagne said. Trudeau is not alone in his accusations against Beijing for dumping cheap steel and aluminum, as United States President Donald Trump has accused China of doing the same thing, which was what the new aluminum and steel tariffs were inspired by. Read More »

Finland named world's happiest country in 2018

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Finland is the happiest place on earth, followed by Norway and Denmark , says the report prepared by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative launched by the United Nations in 2012. 7, New Zealand, Sweden and Australia. Finland is the happiest place on Earth, according to the 2018 World Happiness Report of 156 nations. On the top of the happy heap this year is Finland. Read More »

Facebook removes pages of far-right British group

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Its announcement added that the pair had "repeatedly broken our Community Standards " and that recently they received a "written final warning" . Organizations and people that promote hatred are not allowed a presence on Facebook, according to the social network's Community Standards. Read More »

Jensen: In defense of Trump's tariffs

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But Zhong said communications have not been completely broken off. That may not reflect the current mood in Washington. Australia will be exempt from the Trump administration's Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminium imported into the United States . Read More »

FBI disciplinary office recommends firing former deputy director Andrew McCabe

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Trump, who is no fan of McCabe, has urged Sessions to go ahead and fire him for quite awhile. "The Department follows a prescribed process by which an employee may be terminated", spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said in a statement. The chat with then-Wall Street Journal reporter Devlin Barrett was evidently meant to push back on the suggestion that McCabe was in Clinton's pocket. Read More »

Fresh snow warning for West Sussex

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He said: 'We have got another spell of cold air from eastern Europe, with high pressure over Scandinavia, so the whole country will get very cold air over the weekend. A yellow weather warning for snow and ice is in place for Yorkshire from 5pm on Friday, and will last until 9am on Saturday. The chief forecaster added: "Around 5-10 cm of snow may accumulate on high ground above 200m with 20cm possible over hill routes with some drifting in strong south-easterly winds". Read More »

Sunny skies in Boulder today with a high of 55

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North northwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Low: 26. Day: Cloudy with a 90 percent chance for snow. South wind 14 to 17 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 24 miles per hour. You might also be interested in. . There will be a 70 percent chance of rain overall. A slight chance of rain showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers. Read More »

Storm blasts winter-weary Northeast; thousands lose power

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Amtrak says train service between the cities will be halted for the remainder of Tuesday. Commuters wait in the snow on a subway platform in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday. What began as a wet, slushy, wind-driven rain in the pre-dawn hours Tuesday turned into snow that quickly covered roads and made driving treacherous. Read More »

BJP moves EC against Congs Rajya Sabha nominee in Gujarat

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In 2011, the Haryana government had appointed Vats as chairman of its public service commission. The Congress party has made a decision to field Syed Naseer Hussain, AICC spokesman, L Hanumanthaiah, former MLC and former Kannada Development Authority chairman, and G C Chandrashekar, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee general secretary and former Chairman of Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board (KUWSDB). Read More »

"The Crown"'s Queen Elizabeth was paid less than her male co-star

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Except that won't include Foy, because she will not be coming back to play Elizabeth II due to the time jump, and she'll be replaced by Olivia Colman. So, for that matter, has Smith, 35, and nearly the entire cast. Foy not getting equal pay on a show where her character and Smith's are constantly fighting about him feeling emasculated by her power is so deliciously poetic I could nearly laugh. Read More »

Democrats Express Anger, Regret Over Clinton's Latest Comments About Trump Voters

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As with most things Clinton says or does, theses comments - and others she made during the same discussion - drew sharp criticism from conservative pundits who accused her of saying white women are unable to make up their own minds. " If the Democratic Party is the party of the Clintons, you are dead in the water ", McCain said. Clinton allies told the Hill's Amie Parnes, who co-authored the Clinton campaign book 'Shattered, ' that they found her remarks cringe-worthy. Read More »

Oil Prices Give Up Gains As Crude Supply, Production Rise

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Brent crude oil futures were last up 2 cents at $64.66 a barrel by 2:10pm GMT, while US West Texas Intermediate futures were up 11 cents at $60.82 a barrel. That compares with a 2.5-million-barrel gain forecast by analysts in a Bloomberg survey. Distillate fuel product supplied averaged 4.0 million barrels per day over the last four weeks, down by 4.2 percent from the same period past year. Read More »

3 students injured after armed teacher accidentally fires gun in class

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Alexander had been teaching a room of 16- and 17-year-old students about public safety awareness, police said. Two other students were also injured by debris, but police said all of their injuries are minor. Alexander has been put on administrative leave during the investigation, though it wasn't clear whether it was paid or unpaid leave, McFadden said. Read More »

Trump's revolving door: Tillerson latest to go

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Tillerson later denied that he was considering resigning but did not specifically deny calling Trump a "moron". "We appreciated Mr. Tillerson's efforts to promote the development of Sino-US relations", Lu said, adding "we hope that Mr. Trump is set to meet Kim by the end of May. "This indicates, one can reasonably argue, a lack of willingness or ability on Trump's part to see disagreements resolved". Read More »

Philippines' Duterte to issue notice of withdrawal from ICC

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President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he was pulling the Philippines out of the treaty underpinning the International Criminal Court , which is examining his deadly drug war . Duterte previously said not in a million years would the ICC have jurisdiction over him. Duterte said the United Nations rights chief has also "maligned" him by suggesting to undergo a psychiatric examination while accusing him of attacking a United Nations rapporteur and other critics of the government. Read More »

Trump signs sweeping tariffs, defying trade war warnings

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U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to impose a 25 per cent tariff on steel imports and a 10 per cent tariff on aluminum imports, with details expected to be unveiled Thursday. But she added that if talks fail, "we, in Europe, can of course also react". Meanwhile, Canacero urged the Mexican government to prevent the local market from being used as a "trade triangulation" environment by exporters intent on redirecting steel volumes previously destined for the United States, as well as ... Read More »

Bihar bypolls: RJD leading on 2 seats, BJP in one

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AM: RJD leading now by 455 votes. In the Bhabua and Jehanabad Assembly constituencies in Bihar , where bypolls were also held, the voter turnout was 54.03 per cent and 50.06 per cent respectively, Bihar's Chief Electoral Officer Ajay V Nayak said. Read More »

White House insists Trump not 'chickening out' on NRA

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DeVos characterized the administration's efforts as "a pragmatic plan to dramatically increase school safety". "We do not agree on everything", the statement said. On Saturday night, the president was at a rally in Pennsylvania and mocked the idea of blue ribbon commissions as an approach to dealing with drug abuse. Read More »

Merkel elected to fourth term by German parliament

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Chancellor Angela Merkel says "it's finally time to start work" as Germany's new government prepares to take office almost six months after the country's election. "If these unilateral actions can't be avoided, we will have to consider how we can answer that, but I am counting on talks, and there will be many opportunities for that". Read More »

State of chaos: Tillerson and the Trumpification of foreign policy

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Tillerson has pushed Trump to remain and had been pursuing a delicate strategy with European allies and others to try to improve or augment the Obama-era deal to Trump's liking. "Giving Pompeo the task to prepare for North Korea-US talks signals that Trump is determined to negotiate with North Korean leader Kim". But this is the Trump White House, where controversy is never far away. Read More »

Philippines' Duterte moves to quit International Criminal Court

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The Commission on Human Rights urges the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte to stop attacking human rights defenders. Roque stressed that the talks between United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres and Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano are still ongoing for the deployment of a special rapporteur to the Philippines . Read More »

Iraq PM lifts flight ban to Kurdish region's airports

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Relations between Baghdad and the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) have remained tense since last September, when the KRG held an illegitimate referendum on regional independence. It also specified that the biometric system used in the Kurdistan Region's airports will be linked with the federal system. Worldwide flights to and from the region's two main airports have been halted since September 29, part of sanctions imposed on the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region after it conducted the ... Read More »

Modi launches campaign to eradicate TB from India by 2025

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Ever after curation, over 10 million people contract TB every year. Modi said "We have not been successful in curbing Tuberculosis yet". PM Modi also underlined the work being done by the government to correctly identify TB victims, ensure that active cases are known on time, and whether the medicines that are being prescribed are effective. Read More »

UP bypolls: BJP trails in Gorakhpur, Phulpur

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At the end of round 2, the SP took a lead of 1,500 votes, after which the SP kept on increasing its lead. The byelection generated a lot of interest with many experts viewing it as a rehearsal for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, particularly in Uttar Pradesh. Read More »

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Notebook: Virginia's Hunter out for NCAA Tournament

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He hurt his left wrist during the ACC Tournament, according to the school, which did not disclose when or how the injury occurred. Hunter played in all three of the team's games there, scoring between 9 and 12 points in each. Bennett has rolled with an eight-man rotation for most of the season, and Hunter's athleticism and versatility helped make that work. Travis Fields Jr . Read More »

How Trump is right and wrong on trade and tariffs

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Meanwhile, one United States study has estimated that the tariffs will bring back around 33,500 jobs in steel and aluminium, but ultimately result in a net loss of 146,000 jobs across the whole U.S. As the chart below shows, that's well below the peak 137 million tons of steel produced in 1973. The unit production cost soars - whether it's cupcakes or steel. Read More »

Sonia hosts dinner for opposition parties

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Much political talk but much more important - tremendous positive energy, warmth and genuine affection. DMK president MK Stalin, who was also invited for the dinner did not attend it. Later in the day, former Congress president Sonia Gandhi hosted a dinner meeting for opposition parties at her official residence to strengthen its strategy against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led ruling alliance. Read More »

Dharmendra files RS poll papers from MP

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The elections will be held on March 23 and the deadline for submission of nominations ends today. He had met BJP president Amit Shah in New Delhi last week, when he said he was offered a Rajya Sabha berth. The Congress has only 27 MLAs in the 243-member Bihar Assembly. The Congress denied a renomination to former Union minister K Rahman Khan from Karnataka, Satyavrat Chaturvedi from MP, Rajani Patil and Rajeev Shukla from Maharashtra and former state president Pradeep Kumar Balmuchu ... Read More »

Can legislators practice law? Supreme Court notice to BCI

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The top court, however, said that there was no bar on foreign law firms or foreign lawyers to visit India for a temporary period on a "fly in and fly out" basis for giving legal advice to their clients in India on foreign law or their own system of law and on diverse global legal issues. Read More »

Real Star Trek? President Trump proposes military space force

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The 1967 "Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies" (real title!), sought to prevent "a new form of colonial competition" in space, which a " Space Force " sounds like it would be. Read More »

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus by TDP, AIADMK

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The BJP hit out at Congress leadership for the pandemonium, saying they don't have democracy in their genes while the opposition party accused the Narendra Modi government of killing democracy by orchestrating protests to avoid discussion on Nirav Modi and Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud. Read More »

Stormy Daniels offers to return Trump affair hush money

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As part of the agreement, Cohen reportedly paid Daniels $130,000 in October 2016 to ensure that she would not share details of an alleged affair with Trump. During his shows Friday and Monday, radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge Clem played portions of his May 2007 interview with Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford. Read More »

Do Big Sean and Jhene Aiko Split Up Because of Nicole Scherzinger?

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On Monday (March 12), a rumor about Big Sean cheating on Jhene Aiko with singer Nicole Scherzinger spread like wildfire throughout Twitter , making Sean Don a trending topic on the social media platform. bless the internet. amen". "They looked like they were a couple". Then the blog anonymously (and erroneously) claimed Aiko was hurt by the reported flirting: "She was pissed, she confronted him about it, and he didn't really deny it ". Read More »

Netanyahu warns of N arms race in West Asia

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As Tillerson was replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo, a vocal opponent of the JCPOA, Votel warned that a breakdown of the deal would mean the US needed to find another solution to address accusations that Iran was planning to build nuclear weapons, charges that Tehran has vehemently denied. Read More »