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Vizag falls short in maintaining its Swachh Bharat ranking

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In the Central government's cleanliness survey, Indore today emerged as the cleanest city , followed by Bhopal and Chandigarh. Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad was adjudged the "fastest mover big city" in this survey. Jharkhand's Ranchi was the best state capital as per citizen's feedback , while Goa's Panaji had the best innovation and practices. If you are wondering which are the "worst-performing cities", in terms of cleanliness, then you have to wait for a while. Read More »

Maximum stakes on fixed-odds gambling machines to be cut to £2

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She said: "Following analysis of the evidence received at consultation , £2 has been found to be the stake limit that would most substantially impact on harm by reducing the ability to suffer high session losses, while also targeting the greatest proportion of problem gamblers, and mitigating risk for the most vulnerable players for whom even moderate losses might be harmful". Read More »

Reese Witherspoon and More Stars Applaud Pink's Response to a Twitter Troll

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Supporters of the pop star responded positively to her take down, calling out the troll for continuing the gross objectification of women in the industry. The Beautiful Trauma hitmaker has previously spoken out about the importance of taking on board constructive criticism, but the mother-of-two feels responsible to draw attention to people spreading negativity on the internet to put an end to online bullying. Read More »

China is getting almost 3000 new Starbucks

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Starbucks is stepping up its expansion in China . The thrust as the second-largest economy in the world occurs as its stores in the U.S counter vicious rivalry from upcoming territorial coffee houses and favorable discounting from competing fast-food chains. Read More »

BC woman squats, poops then hurls feces at Tim Hortons employee

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A disturbing online video of an incident at a Tim Hortons restaurant took place in Langley, RCMP have confirmed. She then cleans herself up with napkins on the counter, before throwing those at the employee as well. Police were called, and officers located the woman in the parking lot, said Cpl. She said a woman was detained and released on documentation to attend court at a later date. Read More »

Miesha Tate Defends Raquel Pennington's Cornerman Over UFC 224 Fight

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If they were in the same position today, Kutz said he would tell Pennington the same thing. And I've had that conversation with Raquel and I know how tough she is, I'm not going to treat her any different than I would treat a guy. "Everybody needs to relax", Pennington said. She wanted out. She asked them to help her stop and instead of listening to her, they sent her back out to get further busted up. Read More »

USA hits Hezbollah top brass with new sanctions

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The Saudi Arabian state security statement coincides with the USA treasury department adding fresh sanctions against Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah and his deputy earlier Wednesday. Hezbollah was formed following the Israeli regime's invasion of Lebanon and the ensuing occupation of its southern parts in 1980s, and now constitutes Lebanon's de facto military power. Read More »

Decision on KM Joseph deferred

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The Supreme Court collegium, comprising five senior-most judges , on Wednesday asserted its authority in the judicial appointments by reiterating its recommendation to the Centre to elevate Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K M Joseph to the top court, rejecting its suggestion to consider the case of others senior to him. Read More »

Nadal returns to winning ways with Dzumhur demolition

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Also on the red clay of the Foro Italico, Novak Djokovic looked untroubled as he defeated Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-4 6-2 to reach the third round, while Kei Nishikori , who continues to work his way back up the rankings after wrist problems, defeat third seed Grigor Dimitrov 6-7 (4-7) 7-5 6-4. Read More »

The Ride of Silence promotes awareness about bicycle safety

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Wonders said the Ride of Silence began 16 years ago in Dallas after a bicyclist was killed and has been held the third Wednesday in May in 50 states and 22 countries. Where: Starts and finishes at Sydney Shopping Centre parking lot. Tierney believes more cyclists would access University if it were safer. "I think that there are more and more people trying to commute, and trying to make that passage to downtown", she explained. Read More »

Utah man jailed in Venezuela pleas for freedom in video

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In a prior Facebook post on Holt's profile Wednesday, Holt appears to make a plea for US officials to secure his release, saying he just wants to go home and be with his family. "The Government of Venezuela is directly responsible for their safety and will be held responsible if anything happens to them". In videos posted on social media, Venezuelan activists, including a man identified as Sanabria whose face was bruised, pleaded for help. Read More »

Four Year Decline In Beach Awards For The Isle Of Wight

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In total, 65 beaches around the country can now proudly fly a Blue Flag - an worldwide award which means visitors can be sure they are clean and safe. "These awards are recognition of their commitment and dedication to keeping our beaches looking their best and making sure they are clean and safe for both residents and visitors alike". Read More »

Man threatens to call ICE on Spanish-speaking workers in NYC

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A video of the encounter was shared on Facebook by Edward Suazo , who wrote that his wife and her best friend were ordering their food and talking to an employee in Spanish when the man "jumped in". Maybe you shouldn't eat that sandwich today. Serrano then gets into a yelling fight with the man, where he tells her to take a break from food and she tells him he should get hit by a vehicle. Read More »

California judge overturns physician aid-in-dying law

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After AB 15 was enacted, her insurance company denied payment for chemotherapy, but offered to pay $1.20 for lethal drugs. Unless an appeals court suspends the ruling, it will prevent mentally capable, terminally ill adults with six months or less to live from using the law, the group Compassion & Choices, a national organization supporting medical aid-in-dying, said in a statement . Read More »

China Hawk Peter Navarro Will Not Be Excluded from Trade Talks

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The White House did not list Navarro, National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow or Everett Eissenstat, the NEC's deputy director for worldwide economics, on the list of principal participants for the talks. The US has threatened to impose 25 per cent punitive duties on up to US$150 billion (S$201.04 billion) in Chinese goods, while China has targeted US$50 billion in American exports. Read More »

Kangaroo captured hopping along SC highway

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According to the McCormick County Emergency Services, a kangaroo has been spotted along the sides of Highway 28 South. "We're hoping Outback Steakhouse might build a restaurant out here, now that they know we have a kangaroo", Sheriff Clarke Stearns said. Read More »

No stopping for BJP's victory chariot: Amit Shah

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Attacking the Congress he said, "The Congress used money and muscle power in Karnataka but it was rejected by people of the state". On May 13, at the Dr Shyamaprasad Mukherjee stadium, the Bharatiya Janata Party National President addressing a huge gathering of party karyakartas gave a clarion call to them to work hard to win 35 seats in the next Assembly elections. Read More »

STV Group (STVG) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt

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It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. Anglo Pacific Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, engages in securing natural resources royalties by acquisition and through investment in mining and exploration interests in coking and thermal coal, iron ore, gold, uranium, copper, silver, vanadium, anthracite, and chromite.The firm is worth 283.46 million GBP. Read More »

President Trump to discuss sanctuary laws with California leaders

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The officials, including Orange County Supervisor Michelle Steel and officials from Laguna Niguel, San Juan Capistrano and Los Alamitos, hailed from counties and cities that have taken stances against the law, some by joining or filing briefs in support of a Trump administration lawsuit challenging it. Read More »

Kellogg's latest USA brand to close door on Venezuela

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At least one other USA company had already threatened legal proceedings against the country when Venezuela took control of a plant once belonging to Kimberly-Clark and began making personal hygiene products. In 2014, authorities took over two plants belonging to US cleaning products maker Clorox Co after its departure. Kellogg's is the most recent company to pull out of Venezuela, following the likes of Colgate-Palmolive, General Mills and Kimberly-Clark. Read More »

Voter registration deadlines are coming up

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Voters who are affiliated with a party may change affiliation or to undeclared on or before June 5, 2018 or after the state Primary Election day. Ballots went out to Benton County voters almost three weeks ago, but as of Monday afternoon, only 16,037 had been received from Benton County's 56,581 eligible voters for a turnout of 28.34 percent, according to the Benton County Elections Office . Read More »

White House may address violence around opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

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Israel's prime minister says Jerusalem will always be the "eternal, undivided" capital of Israel. By Monday afternoon, Israeli forces had reportedly killed at least 52 Palestinians and over 2,400 more were wounded. The White House continued to defend Trump's decision and the move on Monday amid the violence. "We celebrate history in the making", said Vice President Mike Pence. Read More »

Statoil to become Equinor from May 16

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The Company will announce the result of the voting after the AGM on 15 May 2018 and expects to announce the implementation of the name change before 09:00 (CEST) on 16 May 2018. "The world is changing, and so is Statoil ", explained chair of the board in Statoil, Jon Erik Reinhardsen back in March. The proposal will be voted on at an annual general meeting on May 15. Read More »

2nd District is focus as Nebraska residents vote in primary

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The Democratic primary field is composed of state Sen. The victor of that primary will go on to challenge Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry. Ricketts ran against Krystal Gabel of Omaha, a registered Republican who has volunteered to create the Legal Marijuana Now Party of Nebraska. Read More »

Bangladesh SC grants bail to ex-PM Khaleda Zia in graft case

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The High Court on March 12 granted four-month bail to BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, in which the former prime minister has been sentenced to five-year imprisonment. "We hope she will be released shortly", Abedin said. She has since been kept at the old Dhaka central jail. The ACC had filed the case with Ramna Police Station in July 2008, accusing the six of misappropriating over Tk 2.1 crore that came from a foreign bank as grants for orphans. Read More »

Saudi World Cup referee slapped with life ban for match-fixing attempt

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The Saudi Football Federation has banned referee Fahad Al-Mirdasi for life over bribery and has requested for him to be removed from the list of referees for the 2018 World Cup in Russia . "Al Mirdasi was in custody and had been presented to the administrative investigation". Al-Mirdasi was replaced at the last minute for the match between Al-Ittihad and Al-Faisaly by former Federation Internationale de Football Association and English Premier League referee Mark Clattenberg who is now ... Read More »

Vladimir Putin says, Russian warships permanently on duty in Mediterranean

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According to Putin, such measures are necessary because of "the continuing threat of attacks by global terrorists in Syria". "Due to the remaining threat of incursions by worldwide terrorists in Syria, our ships carrying Kalibr cruise missiles will be constantly deployed in the Mediterranean Sea", Putin said at a military meeting. Read More »

IGP plotting to set me up, says Saraki

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According to him, "we had cases of notorious and unsafe killers in the state which have been handled in the state". The police also listed the 11 victims of the alleged hired assassins as Bukola Ajikobi, Azeez Lawal and Bayo Ajia, all killed between 2016 and 2018 in Ilorin. Read More »

Senator Omo-Agege Resumes Plenary

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The judge, therefore, nullified Omo-Agege's suspension "with immediate effect". The Judge said that if an application is appealing against reliefs he refused to grant, is of no significant to the vacation of suspension order. He added that even if the Senate had rightly suspended the senator, it could only have suspended him for only a period of 14 days - as prescribed in the Senate rules. Read More »

California parents waterboarded, shot crossbows and BB guns at 10 children

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On Wednesday, Judge William J. Pendergast set bail at $495,000 for Rogers, saying she "may not be a danger to the public at large, but these charges make clear she is a danger to the children". Each Rogers and Allen have denied the accusations towards them. "Nothing was founded, my kids were placed back with me", she said. "The police demonized me all the way down to the names I picked for my children", he said. Read More »

Merkel: Transatlantic ties must endure dispute about Iran nuclear deal

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Iran meanwhile said the new USA sanctions were an attempt to derail efforts to save the deal. The US has announced new sanctions on Iran, including on the country's central bank head. "The civil war in Syria and the fight against Islamic terrorism have escalated into a regional conflict of an enormous scale, which can not be resolved without Russia, Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and, I would say, Europe", Merkel said in the Bundestag. Read More »

Photo of Kent State graduate carrying AR-10 on campus goes viral

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Kaitlin Bennett posted the photo, which has more than 8,400 likes and 1,800 retweets, on Twitter Sunday night. Bennett's comment about "4 unarmed students" referred to the May 4, 1970, shooting of students during a protest. The series of tweets brought about many harmful threats, according to Bennett, but she said she has no apologies for the photos. "These officers are visible, well-trained and on duty 24/7 in support of students, staff and faculty". Read More »

Netanyahu Shuts Down CBS When They Ask If He'd Talk to Hamas: Would You Meet With Al-Qaeda?

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He noted that a Hamas spokesman said that 50 of the 60 people killed there on Monday were Hamas members, something that corresponded with Israel's numbers. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs "once again points out to the well-known and principled position of Serbia towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, such as supporting a peaceful and sustainable two-state solution, without prejudging the future status of Jerusalem , while respecting all relevant United Nations resolutions", it is added. Read More »

Trump discloses payment to Cohen in financial form

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Trump's income from the Trump International Hotel in Washington, which has come under scrutiny for being a top choice for foreign dignitaries, almost doubled, from about $20 million in the 2016 report to just over $40 million previous year. Read More »

Kerala tourism invites Karnataka MLAs for safe stay in its resorts

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The since-deleted tweet, which invited all Karnataka MLAs to unwind at the "safe" and handsome resorts of Kerala, appeared to be tongue-in-cheek at first glance. Many referred to the tweet as "trolling of Karnataka MLAs by Kerala Tourism". Following the fractured mandate "resort-politics" and "horse-trading" were back in political discussions in the state. Read More »

Exploding vape pen blamed for Florida man's death

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A Florida was killed when his vape pen exploded, sending projectiles into his head and causing a small fire in his house. Tallmadge "Wake" D'Elia's official cause of death, which is the first e-cigarette fatality in the US, was listed as "projectile wound of the head" and ruled accidental. Read More »

Teacher on leave after drowning raccoons during class

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She claims the raccoons were held down with metal rods when they tried to come up for air. The video below was recorded as the raccoons were being drowned. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is also investigating, and told WJCB it was "looking into" the legality of the alleged incident. Read More »

EU's Tusk hits out at Trump's 'capricious assertiveness'

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At the outset of a summit of European leaders whose agenda items, point by point, have to do with the flames of crises that many Europeans see as ignited by President Trump , Tusk ripped into what he called "the capricious assertiveness of the American administration" over issues including Iran, Gaza, trade tariffs and North Korea. Read More »

Brussels calls on Italy to stay committed to the 'European path'

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Salvini accused Brussels of meddling with the negotiations following a statement by Migration and Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos , who expressed the hope that Italian policy on asylum seekers will not change. The League and 5-Star have failed to agree on forming a coalition between themselves after an inconclusive election on March 4, but they have enough votes together in parliament to block any other government from taking office. Read More »

Mexico says NAFTA deal unlikely this week, Canada is upbeat

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A deal on autos is considered crucial for the rest of a NAFTA update to fall into place. Officials from Canada and Mexico were in D.C. last week working on the terms of a deal, but nothing was reached. The currency fell to its lowest level in more than a year yesterday and some analysts believe that it will continue to decline in the lead-up to the election, which according to opinion polls, Andrés Manuel López Obrador is likely to win. Read More »

Key Democrats Back CIA Director Nominee Gina Haspel

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Haley blames Iran, Hamas for Gaza violence Doug Jones to oppose Haspel as CIA chief Heitkamp backs Haspel to lead CIA MORE (Va.), the vice chairman of the committee, and Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinTrump gives GOP midterm pep talk Heitkamp backs Haspel to lead CIA Haspel says CIA should not have used "enhanced interrogation" MORE (W.Va.), sided with Republicans in approving her nomination in a 10-5 vote during a closed committee meeting. Read More »

Ramazan moon sighted, holy month to begin from May 17

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The weather will be partly cloudy in most parts of the country. Reports here said that Central Ruehiyet-e-Hilal committee met to witness the moon in Islamabad . The PMD on May 4 had issued a handout stating that there are fair chances for the moon to be sighted on May 16 evening. Ramzan will begin for Muslims in India on Thursday, May 17. Read More »

Senate Committee Releases 2500 Pages About 2016 Trump Tower Meeting

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A Senate panel has released documents on a June 2016 meeting between top Trump campaign aides and a Russian delegation promising political "dirt". "The Russian effort was extensive, sophisticated, and ordered by President (Vladimir) Putin himself for the goal of helping Donald Trump and hurting Hillary Clinton", Warner said. Read More »

Kami Rita Sherpa scales Mount Everest for record 22nd time

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Kami made his first ascent of Everest in 1994 when he was 24. Before leaving for the mountain last month, he told the Associated Press he wanted to scale Everest at least 25 times. Hundreds of climbers are on Everest attempting to reach the summit during the narrow window of good weather in May. But the mountain is also highlighting its risks. Read More »

Pruitt got 24-7 armed security on first day at EPA

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He was speaking during a hearing that was meant to focus on the EPA's 2019 budget but that centered on questions about his conduct - including an allegation he had sought to be transported through traffic with flashing lights and sirens. Pruitt told the panel that he understood the concerns, but added that "some of the criticism is unfounded and exaggerated". The senior senator called "silly" Pruitt's claims he needed to fly in first class after unpleasant interactions with other travelers. Read More »

Officer being called hero after stopping Dixon school shooter

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Howell's comments came at a press conference held Wednesday morning regarding the shooting incident that occurred shortly after 8 a.m.at the school, where a 19-year-old former student fired a gun near the west gym and was later shot and injured by the officer before being taken into custody. Read More »