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Philippine holiday island to close for clear-up

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The amount will come from the national and local governments, as well as the Departments of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and Labor and Employment (DoLE). But within weeks of President Duterte lashing out at the local businesses, the Philippines gave the green light for Macau casino giant Galaxy Entertainment to begin construction next year of the casino and resort complex. Read More »

Trump says he didn't know about payment to Stormy Daniels

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Trump has not spoken out about Stormy nor mentioned her on Twitter, even in the wake of her popular interview on CBS' 60 Minutes , which aired in March. She accused him of secretly working with Cohen while hashing out the agreement in her lawsuit against American Media, Inc. seeking to be released from her agreement. Read More »

Pensioner, 78, arrested after 'intruder is stabbed to death during London burglary'

A 78-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after "stabbing a burglar to death" in the early hours of Wednesday April 4, but many are saying he deserves a medal for his actions. The pensioner, who suffered bruising to his arms, was initially arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm but has been further arrested on suspicion of murder, the Met said. Read More »

German court bails Puigdemont in extradition hearing

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The High Administrative Court of Schleswig-Holstein granted bail to Puildemont for $ 75,000 euros, considering that the risk of escape prevails but in a lesser degree, after ruling out the crime of rebellion. The official, who spoke on customary condition of anonymity, said "Spanish justice will adopt the appropriate measures in the face of these new circumstances". Read More »

The Brand New: Magnitude 5.3 quake Strikes off Southern California

The Los Angeles Police Department tweeted it was working with local partners to "check infrastructure and critical locations". The Los Angeles Fire Department went into "earthquake mode" following the shaking, but was back in normal operation mode once a survey of the city was completed, according to LAFD. Read More »

Migrant caravan abandons plan to travel to United States border

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Trump reacted by threatening to end the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and also end foreign aid to Honduras, where numerous migrants originated, if the caravan was not stopped. Trump would sign a proclamation on Wednesday ordering the deployment of the National Guard to the border with Mexico, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said. Read More »

You can watch Tiger Woods' entire round at The Masters Thursday

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Never, have so numerous game's best players driven down Magnolia Lane, thinking that they were the player to beat starting Thursday. Undoubtedly, Augusta National has come a long way in not too long of a period of time. Considering the greens at Augusta are so hard, attacking the flag on approach shots is critical. The 2017 Australian PGA Championship victor Cameron Smith makes his second appearance at Augusta after sealing his place in the field courtesy of being inside the top-50 ... Read More »

RBI keeps key rate unchanged

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A man checks his phone outside the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) headquarters in Mumbai , India , April 5, 2018. Chetan Ghate, Ravindra H Dholakia, Pami Dua, Viral V Acharya and Urijit R Patel voted (5:1) in favor of the monetary policy decision. Read More »

Citing TMC violence, BJP seeks Central forces for panchayat polls

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TMC secretary general Partha Chatterjee denied the allegations. Mukul Roy leads a rally in front of the State Election Commission office in Kolkata on Wednesday. Counting of Votes would take place on May 8. West Bengal Polices ADG (Law and Order) Anuj Sharma said that additional force were being sent to Bankura , Birbhum and South 24 Parganas districts in view of the violence reported from these areas. Read More »

BJP's Odisha victory will be bigger than Tripura: Amit Shah

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At the "Mahasamavesh" in Bhawanipatna yesterday, Shah slammed the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government over lack of development in Odisha despite 17 years of its governance. "This shows Naveen babu has not done justice towards the western districts", he said. Earlier, on the way from Kalahandi district, Shah interacted with villagers who complained of high fluoride content in water. Read More »

Buhari mourns Senator Bukar

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Less than a week after the National Assembly mourned the death of Umar Buba Jibril, one of its members representing Lokoja/Kogi/Koton Karfe, the Senate is again grieving as a senior lawmaker, Mustapha Bukar, has died . Bukar. We should emulate such rare and hardworking Nigerians for the progress of our country, " he added. Senator Bukar was elected to the Senate on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC ) in 2015 and, until his death, was the Chairman, Senate Committee on ... Read More »

Parliament disruption continues, Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

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While AIADMK members were on protesting in the well from all sides, TDP MPs also continued their protests seeking special status for Andhra Pradesh. The treasury benches on the other hand wanted the anti-corruption bill to be discussed and passed. He said they have not allowed Rajya Sabha to transact any serious business due their continued protests over several issues. Read More »

85-yr-old man killed in Manzanilla accident

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The driver of the GMC and two juvenile passengers were also taken to the hospital by ambulance. "Further to 32 deaths recorded as of yesterday, 10 more people died in five separate fatal road traffic accidents on April 1, 2018, which occurred throughout the country", he said. Read More »

Dry but blustery Thursday; snow possible Friday and Saturday

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About 5.5 inches accumulated in Central Park. Little or no accumulation is expected with the exception of towns around the Highway 20 corridor well north of the Quad Cities as 1 to 3 inches is possible. That'll keep temperatures from being quite so cold Thursday morning. Highs on Friday will occur early in the day with temperatures falling during the afternoon as gusty north winds at 20 to 30 miles per hour develop. Read More »

Woman Beats Her Daughter To Death Over Boyfriends

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The man's mood swings and aggressive behavior continued after being taken to the police station. "She mouths to them, 'Thank you.' She knows the fact that these guys saved her life". They called an EHS ambulance and police, who later found her on the ground with her hands in defensive position, a piece of electrical wire around her neck and injuries to her face and neck. Read More »

Ancestry DNA: Fertility doctor impregnated patient with own semen

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A woman allegedly discovered her biological father was the fertility doctor her parents used to conceive her in 1980 through an Ancestry.com DNA test, according to a lawsuit filed this week. The doctor diagnosed Ashby with a tipped uterus and Fowler with low sperm count. In the procedure, 85% of Fowler's DNA was mixed with 15% of a donor's DNA. Read More »

Eau Claire man faces charges of child sexual assault

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Detectives questioned the defendant, who was taken into custody without a struggle. In an interview, the girl said the assaults happened when she was 10, on or between December 2016 and January 2017. The male suspect reportedly did not have a weapon and did not know the teen. He was wearing an orange shirt, dark-rimmed glasses with dark "flat" hair and blue eyes. Read More »

No-confidence motion against Lankan PM defeated

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Around 26 members were absent from the parliament at the time of the voting. Minority leader Rajavarothayam Sampanthan, who heads the largest ethnic Tamil party in Parliament, said his party would oppose the motion because it wants the president and the prime minister to implement their pledge to draft a new constitution protecting the political rights of minority Tamils after a protracted civil war that ended in 2009. Read More »

New York Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed Black Man On Brooklyn Street

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The man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Vassell was said to be originally from Jamaica, and is survived by his 15-year-old son named Tyshawn. 4 officers fired approximately 10 rounds among them in the guy, hitting him. Dozens of local residents gathered at the scene of the shooting Wednesday evening, many of them expressing their anger over the lethality of the officers' response. Read More »

Russian Federation blasts Facebook's 'totalitarianism & censorship' after 270 accounts banned for no reason

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The social media giant said it had removed 70 Facebook accounts and 138 Facebook pages, and 65 Instagram accounts, all controlled by the Internet Research Agency . "Security isn't a problem you ever fully solve". Zuckerberg said that while the company respects "people and governments sharing political views on Facebook", it would remove the pages of any organization that attempted repeatedly to set up fake accounts meant to mislead users. Read More »

Korea, US share goal of complete denuclearization of NK

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President Donald Trump. Kono plans to discuss efforts for denuclearization of North Korea and wishes to ask South Korea to bring up the issue of the North's abduction of Japanese citizens at the inter-Korean summit. The foreign minister said the South has been working at the United Nations to promote "the improvement of the poor human rights situation in the North in cooperation with an global community". Read More »

President-elect Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone

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This was Bio's second bid for the presidency, having lost in 2012. A member of the Mende people who traditionally lend strong support to the opposition Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP), Bio was born on May 12, 1964, in the southern town of Tihun. Read More »

Russian Federation says rebels are leaving Syria's Douma

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State media has said Jaish al-Islam had accepted a deal giving its fighters safe passage to towns at the border with Turkey that are located in a buffer zone controlled by the Turkish military and allied Syrian rebel groups. There was no immediate comment from the Army of Islam. The government routinely blocks aid groups from evacuating patients from besieged areas for medical care. Read More »

Jammu and Kashmir: Two CRPF jawans killed in accident in Anantnag district

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Official sources said that a vehicle of CRPF 164 bn collided with the bike after it came under stone-pelting at Hiller Kokernag resulting in injuries to three persons riding on bike and injuries to the driver of the vehicle. On CRPF's request, the Ministry of Home Affairs has waived the eligibility criteria of promotion of these the jawans in recognition of their gallant action in the operational area in the militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir. Read More »

Distracted-driving citations climb 172 percent since 2013

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In Connecticut, distracted driving is any non-related driving activity a person engages in while operating a vehicle. A recent survey from AAA stated that 88 percent of drivers say distracted driving is a growing problem. "Tweeting, texting and posting on social media are hard habits to break", CHP Commissioner Warren Stanley said. However, they have potentially deadly consequences if you are driving. Read More »

Commonwealth Games: Australian star Sally Pearson expected to pull out through injury

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The Olympic gold medallist and reigning world champion was one of the biggest stars coming into the games as she prepared to shoot for a third straight Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles gold medal. She was given the honour of delivering the Queen's message to Prince Charles at the opening ceremony on Wednesday night. "I did. I left no stone unturned to perform into the 100m hurdles and also the 4x100m relay". Read More »

Trump signs order to deploy National Guard to US-Mexico border

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Nielsen said the administration was considering a model similar to a 2006 operation in which President George W. Bush deployed National Guard troops to the southern border , with a focus on assisting U.S. "We will be doing things with Mexico and they have to do it, otherwise I'm not going to do the NAFTA deal". This announcement comes after President Trump's declaration on Tuesday of an urgent need to secure the border , stating that " we are going to be guarding our border with ... Read More »

Etihad-backed Jet Airways to buy 75 Boeing 737 Max planes

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Jet Airways has signed an order to buy 75 additional Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, taking its total order to 150. Another Indian company, SpiceJet, had ordered more than 200 narrow-body aircraft from Boeing. The airline has a fleet of 120 aircraft, comprising Boeing 777-300, Airbus A330s, Boeing 737s and ATR 72s. At the Dubai air show in November past year, Naresh Goyal, Chairman and Founder, Jet Airways, had told Reuters that Jet Airways was in "serious discussions" on ordering a further 75 ... Read More »

British family killed in Florida auto crash

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The SUV plunged 100 feet into the water from a flat, gravel-covered outcrop where travelers stop to admire the view, walk their dog and stretch their legs, according to Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman. Louis Post-Dispatch. Malicious punishment of a child carries a maximum penalty of one year in jail and/or a $3,000 fine; the two counts of misdemeanor domestic assault have a maximum penalty of ninety days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine. Read More »

California considered for offshore wind

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Bay State Wind and Deepwater Wind are competing with Vineyard Wind in MA for long-term utility contracts. Types of direct jobs include welders, blaster painters, steel fabricators and other associated trades. "The US market, with MA and the Northeast at the forefront, has always been ripe for robust development of offshore wind energy", said Christoph Schorge, Managing Partner of EEW Group. Read More »

Pilot in unknown condition after Air Force F-16 crash in Nevada

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According to an Air Force statement , the crash happened about 10:30 a.m., prompting a response from emergency personnel. An investigation into the cause of the accident is now underway. Also in Djibouti on Tuesday, a Marine pilot had to eject from an AV-8B Harrier jet during takeoff from Djibouti Ambouli International Airport. The pilot was in stable condition. Read More »

POTUS Is Under Criminal Investigation, and He Thinks That's Good News

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Dowd was right. The risk that an interview would enable Mueller to accuse or charge Trump with making false statements is enormous. A former associate in the London office of the New York-based law firm, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Van Der Zwaan was hired by Rick Gates and Paul Manafort years ago to draft a report justifying the incarceration of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's political rival, Yulia Tymoshenko. Read More »

United States troops to patrol border, Trump vows

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A caravan of Central American migrants whose trek across Mexico infuriated Donald Trump on Wednesday scrapped plans to cross into the United States, as the American president ordered the National Guard to deploy to the border. He plans to request asylum in the United States. Top officials from Mexico, Canada and the United States have a window of opportunity of two to three weeks to strike deals on the thorniest obstacles to reworking the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a ... Read More »

Former Southaven alderman to plead guilty to child porn charge

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Authorities arrested him at his home in the 1500 block of Lorene Drive in Harvey . The computer was turned over to State Police for investigation into whether additional charges are warranted. He told police that a laptop they seized would include thousands more videos and images. Murphy's attorney, Kevin Tighe, did not immediately return a message seeking comment. Read More »

Planned Parenthood chief: Kushner threatened to defund us over abortions

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The CEO told Time that she initially agreed to the meeting hoping to find an ally in Trump, who had just announced that she would be an assistant to the President, and to make sure that she, "fully understood the important role Planned Parenthood plays in providing health care to millions of people and why it would be a disastrous idea to block people from accessing care at Planned Parenthood". Read More »

Mueller authorized by DOJ to investigate alleged Manafort collusion with Russian government

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District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson said to Kevin Downing , Manafort's attorney, after peppering him with a lengthy series of questions. Manafort's civil lawsuit against the Justice Department and the special counsel's office, filed in January in the US District Court for the District of Columbia, asked the court to not only declare Mueller's original appointment in May invalid, but also to set "aside all actions taken against Mr. Read More »

Tesla woes continue with China tariffs set to hit auto maker hardest

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Last week, Barclays analyst Brian Johnson warned investors to be wary of a brief "burst rate" of Model 3 production that was not sustainable. "The jump in tax levy hurts Tesla the most as it had not yet started local production in China", said Cui Dongshu, the secretary general of China's Passenger Car Association. Read More »

Far Cry 5 Physics Engine Appears Worse Than Far Cry 2

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While past games have been set in more exotic locations, like Far Cry 4's fictional Himalayan country or Far Cry Primal's prehistoric setting, Far Cry 5 takes place in Montana and focuses on fighting a cult. It is certainly hard to deny that Far Cry 5 isn't the best looking game in the series to date, but it seems that in some areas, they may have cut a few corners. Read More »

Mueller says Trump not criminal target now

Trey Gowdy said Wednesday he believes President Donald Trump should meet with special counsel Robert Mueller , amid reported developments that indicate the President is a subject - though not a criminal target - in his investigation. Read More »

Prince Philip admitted to hospital for planned hip surgery

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Philip, 96, is understood to have had trouble with the hip for about a month and will have an operation on Wednesday to resolve the problem. The Queen, who is at Windsor Castle for the traditional Easter court, is being kept fully informed about the condition of the duke, who was admitted to the private King Edward VII hospital in Marylebone, central London , on Tuesday. Read More »

Takfiri Jaish al-Islam militants start evacuating Syria's Douma

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The opposition has been negotiating with Russian Federation, a key ally of Assad, for days on an agreement to evacuate Douma. "The armed forces' formations, aided by allied forces, wrapped up military operations in Damascus Countryside's Eastern Ghouta, with full control established all over its cities and towns", said the statement. Read More »

Trump admin plans tariffs on $50 bn in Chinese imports

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American and other foreign companies have long complained about Chinese rules that require vehicle makers and others to work through local partners, compelling them to share technology with potential competitors. "In the event of all-out trade war, both may lose all sense of reason, but I do hope it will never happen". The catalog was published by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), and covers approximately 1,300 products. Read More »

High wind warning for Wednesday

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Wednesday. The service included Hartford and Windsor Locks in that area. Blinding fog and drizzle during the Wednesday morning commute likely will be blown out of our area by high winds that usher in thunderstorms, according to forecasters. Read More »

Man shot by Sarasota officer after showing weapon

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Per Police Department policy, Arena was placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation. The officers performed first aid until Gick was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Walters was transported to WakeMed Hospital where he remains in stable condition. During the investigation, the weapon produced by Gick was discovered to be a realistic-looking Powerline CO2.177 cal BB gun. Read More »

Donald Trump vows to deploy military to Mexican border

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The statement appeared to clarify an announcement by Trump earlier Tuesday, in which he proposed sending the military to guard the southern border until his long-promised border wall is built, without providing further details. In July of 2010, Obama ordered up " Operation Phalanx ", dispatching 1,200 National Guard troops to the border. Later Trump depicted his hatred towards North America Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ) with Mexico and USA which he touted to be one of the reasons ... Read More »

Lok Sabha adjourned till noon, Opposition to move no-confidence motion

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As the repeated pleas from the Chair, urging the slogan shouting AIADMK members to return to their seats from the Well did not yield expected results, the Speaker adjourned the House for the day. The Rajya Sabha too was adjourned for the day after 41 (new and re-elected) members took oath. "We are ready for discussion", he said. The Upper House has not transacted substantial business ever since 5 March after a recess to carry forward the Budget session due to disruptions by different parties ... Read More »

Trump says he wants to use military to secure US-Mexico border

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President Donald Trump has threatened negotiations over the North American Free Trade Association (NAFTA), as well as foreign aid to Honduras - one of the poorest countries in Latin America - over a " caravan " containing roughly 1,000 migrants that is supposedly headed for the USA border. Read More »

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Tuesday

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April 2. Xcel Energy sent a press release Monday afternoon reminding customers that strong winds and snow can cause power outages. There is a slight increase into the 50s expected for today and Wednesday , but the temperatures will return to the 40s for the later half of the week with a slight chance of snow Thursday night and Friday . Read More »