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World News 'Multiple fatalities' in Maryland shooting, suspect at large
Author: 0 'Multiple fatalities' in Maryland shooting, suspect at large

Paul Starks of Montgomery County Police Department. Authorities say Snyder shot and killed a resident, an out-of-town guest and a worker. Murphy was visiting the home, while Shotwell was doing work there, police said. The suspect was on the phone with negotiators. Officers breached the front door at 11 p.m., with Snyder still on the phone with negotiators, prompting Snyder to hang up.

World News Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan elected PM of Armenia
Author: 0 Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan elected PM of Armenia

Today, Acting Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan applied to President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sarkissian with the request to terminate his duties as Acting First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia . Nikol Pashinyan promises to end corruption and election-rigging. Both Azerbaijan and Turkey have closed their borders with Armenia over the conflict, inhibiting trade and leaving Armenia in semi-isolation.

World News Lebanese vote in first general election in nine years
Author: 0 Lebanese vote in first general election in nine years

Mr. Hariri has always been close to Saudi Arabia, although that relationship has been under strain since a weird episode previous year when he was summoned to the Saudi capital, Riyadh, and forced to announce his resignation . "This will make the strength of Hezbollah at the very end". In Hariri's native Sidon, for example, it stood at a measly 32% whereas, in Tripoli, it was only 28%.

World News Melania Trump launches 'BE BEST' awareness campaign for kids
Author: 0 Melania Trump launches 'BE BEST' awareness campaign for kids

As first lady, Melania Trump has spoken about bullying and other issues affecting children since her husband, President Donald Trump , assumed office over a year ago. CNN speculates that the rise in the First Lady's numbers "could likely be due to the sympathy factor", going on to note "numerous salacious stories regarding alleged infidelities in the couple's marriage".

World News Facebook US users stay loyal despite privacy scandal
Author: 0 Facebook US users stay loyal despite privacy scandal

According to documents made public on social media in March, SCL India has regional offices in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Cuttack, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, Patna and Pune. In an interview with Reuters, Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter said, "I have yet to read an article that says a single person has been harmed by the breach".

World News PDP chides APC over bloody congresses
Author: 0 PDP chides APC over bloody congresses

While describing the Saturday nationwide congresses as peaceful, APC also commended its who served in the congress committees for their dedication and impartiality. A chairmanship candidate in the area, Mr. Jeremiah Oghoveta, is said to have been murdered by unknown gunmen. Also both factions have been in court since 2014 over the leadership of the party.

World News AMU Jinnah portrait row snowballs, 'Rs 1 lakh reward for tearing posters'
Author: 0 AMU Jinnah portrait row snowballs, 'Rs 1 lakh reward for tearing posters'

Aligarh Muslim University on Sunday postponed all the examinations for the 2017-18 academic sessions amid the prevailing tension within the campus over the display of Mohammad Ali Jinnah's potrait in students' union hall. On the other hand, Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya maintained that Jinnah was an enemy of India. "Jinnah was an enemy of the nation". AMU vice-chancellor Tariq Mansoor on Friday visited the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Hospital where three of the students injured in ...

World News K'taka polls: PM Modi urges Bagalkot weavers to punish Siddaramaiah
Author: 0 K'taka polls: PM Modi urges Bagalkot weavers to punish Siddaramaiah

At poll rallies in Chitradurga and Raichur , he flayed the Congress government led by Siddaramaiah for celebrating the "jayantis of sultans" (birth anniversaries of Muslim rulers) for the sake of "vote bank politics". "Reject the Congress that plays such politics even over drinking water", he said. The question that one can ponder is if someone is trying to divide Hindu-Muslim votes to win elections then Indian government should take action against Pakistan, instead of only talking about ...

World News The Chinese military used lasers against pilots of the USA air force
Author: 0 The Chinese military used lasers against pilots of the USA air force

Zhou Chenming, a Beijing-based military analyst, noted that the USA and Chinese military bases in Djibouti were so close to one another that it would be easy for disturbances to arise. Former U.S. Air Force Pacific commander and research analyst Trey Meeks, though, said China's actions could be viewed as "harassment". China's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said China had informed the United States that: "After strict verification, we have told the USA side that what they alleged ...

Author: 0 Kanye West Songs Banned From Detroit Radio Station After Slavery Comments

In an interview on Tuesday (May 1), West went on TMZ and defended his recent hard embrace of Pres. Donald Trump and a picture in which he posed with a "Make America Great Again" hat. West later clarified his views on Twitter , saying: "Of course I know that slaves did not get shackled and put on a boat by free will". Often, defenders of those who say offensive things cite the First Amendment as the protection for those offensive things.

World News Meghan Markle's father will attend the royal wedding
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's father will attend the royal wedding

In a letter published by InTouch magazine Meghan's estranged half-brother slammed her and wrote that her dad hadn't been invited . The statement reads: "All three siblings of Diana, Princess of Wales will be in attendance and Lady Jane Fellowes will give the reading ".

World News North Korea looks set to release American detainees
Author: 0 North Korea looks set to release American detainees

During his presidential campaign, Trump complained that South Korea does not do enough to financially support the American military commitment. Another sign of the rapprochement will come next week, when a team from the UN's International Civil Aviation Organization will travel to North Korea to discuss a proposal to start an air route between the Pyongyang and Incheon, South Korea, airspace regions, according to Anthony Philbin, the agency's communications chief.

World News South Africa Gold Mine: 4 Dead After Cave
Author: 0 South Africa Gold Mine: 4 Dead After Cave

The Department of Mineral Resources and unions had been informed of the event Thursday and had representatives on the site assisting with the rescue efforts. In January a power outage trapped hundreds miners underground at the Beatrix operations in the Free State province, although all were safely returned to surface.

World News Hawaii County expands evacuation after eruption
Author: 0 Hawaii County expands evacuation after eruption

Resident Ikaika Marzo said he could see "fountains" of lava in the community. Since Monday, hundreds of earthquakes - majority around 2 magnitude - were recorded in the area. The USGS says areas downslope of the erupting vent are at risk of being covered by lava. Kauahikaua said coastal communities from Kalapana to Kapoho were evacuated and "sections of every public road to the coastline were buried by lava" before the eruption abruptly stopped in May 1955.

World News Rahul grades Modi 'F' for performance in Karnataka's agri sector
Author: 0 Rahul grades Modi 'F' for performance in Karnataka's agri sector

Reports say that Modi is set to address a total of 21 rallies in Karnataka, of which he has addressed six rallies in the past three days. There has been no contribution from the Centre to the Congress-led government's Rs 8,500 crore contribution in farm loan waivers, Gandhi said on Twitter.

World News Conn. officers injured in explosion at standoff
Author: 0 Conn. officers injured in explosion at standoff

Police were heard continuing to try to coax the man out of the house even after the explosion on Wednesday night. They were members of the regional tactical team, and included five from East Haven , three from North Haven , and one from Branford.

World News Rajasthan, UP may witness more thundershowers
Author: 0 Rajasthan, UP may witness more thundershowers

The maximum devastation occurred in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, where the storms claimed 112 lives. Seventy-three people were killed in UP and 91 injured, officials said. The high-speed killer storm left 64 people dead and 47 injured in Uttar Pradesh while in Rajasthan, 33 were killed, taking the combined death toll to 97.

World News Havasu horse bettors ready for Kentucky Derby
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For one thing, enough Hall of Fame trainers lurk around that there's even this 82-year-old marvel atop a horse, and if you've never seen an 82-year-old marvel atop a horse, you really should see an 82-year-old marvel atop a horse. Sassy Sienna and Monomoy Girl will be bookend competitors with different prospects in Friday's $1 million race for 3-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs .

World News Strong to severe storms possible Thursday
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EXTENDED: Lingering showers and t-storms look possible Thursday morning through 11 AM, some of these still could be on the strong side for the morning commute. The threat for severe weather in the Kansas City area is high Wednesday night . Hail up to two inches, and more, damaging winds and a few tornadoes will all be threats through this evening.

World News May 3 is World Press Freedom Day
Author: 0 May 3 is World Press Freedom Day

Media workers from Tolo News, 1TV, Radio Free Europe and Mashal TV were also among the dead in Kabul . In a joint declaration to mark World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, they emphasise the essential role of independent media in democratic societies, and express grave concern about physical attacks on journalists, as well as surveillance, marginalization and squeezing out of independent outlets around the world.

World News US Air National Guard C-130 Crashes In Georgia, Killing Five
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They also advised travelers to avoid Highway 21. The most recent accident before Wednesday's deadly crash in Georgia happened July 10 when a Marine Corps KC130T transport plane crashed in MS, killing 15 Marines and a Navy sailor when it slammed into a soybean field near Itta Bena.

World News Neighbor sought in murder of couple near Philadelphia
Author: 0 Neighbor sought in murder of couple near Philadelphia

Police are looking for Daniel Kenneth Mooney (right) in connection with their deaths. Mooney (top photo), who formerly lived in the Churchville area, is wanted for questioning in the deaths of the couple (bottom photo), and in the theft of their Ford Edge SUV.

World News Clinton impeachment lawyer to represent Trump
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Commenting on Ty Cobb's decision to step down, Sanders described Cobb as a "friend of the president who has done a terrific job". Another attorney whom Trump tried to bring on ultimately passed because of conflicts, and the president two weeks ago added former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and a pair of former prosecutors, Martin and Jane Raskin, to work alongside mainstay lawyer Jay Sekulow.

World News PM Modi never promised special status, TDP twisted his words: Andhra BJP
Author: 0 PM Modi never promised special status, TDP twisted his words: Andhra BJP

Special status is the right of Andhra people, not the mercy of central government. " Narendra Modi promised to help AP build its capital better than Delhi ". Before the 2014 elections, the Congress had betrayed Andhra Pradesh by splitting the state in "lawless manner" and left the residual part to its own fate without a capital city, Naidu said.

World News Ronny Jackson Will Not Return As Trump's Personal Physician
Author: 0 Ronny Jackson Will Not Return As Trump's Personal Physician

His threat follows a Saturday tweet from the president in which Trump suggested Tester should resign following the "phony" charges he made against Jackson. As with the claims against White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter, a source said Kelly and other top staffers were provided with the memos about Jackson in the fall.

World News Trump meets with pilot, crew of Southwest Airlines flight after emergency landing
Author: 0 Trump meets with pilot, crew of Southwest Airlines flight after emergency landing

The flight had taken off April 17 from LaGuardia Airport in NY when an engine exploded and sent shrapnel through a window of the passenger compartment, causing a sudden loss of cabin pressure. After that incident, Southwest disagreed with a Federal Aviation Authority proposal about engine inspections, reported Reuters. National Transportation Safety Board investigators on scene examining damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane .

World News National Assembly Fails to Elect Nikol Pashinyan as Prime Minister
Author: 0 National Assembly Fails to Elect Nikol Pashinyan as Prime Minister

Pashinyan, who was the only candidate for the post, had called on individual MPs to cross party lines and support him when the ruling Republican party said that it would not vote for him after a nine-hour session. Earlier on Tuesday, Pashinyan had warned the ruling elite it could face a "tsunami" of anger from the people if it stymied his move to become prime minister.

World News The Iran-Israel Shadow War
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Though Iran claimed it never had a nuclear weapons program, "100,000 secret files prove it did", Netanyahu said . Netanyahu alleged that Iran for years operated the secret Project Amad , which sought to produce five nuclear warheads, each with an explosive yield equivalent to five of the bombs dropped on Hiroshima during World War II, The nation stored material related to Project Amad to use later, he said.

World News Trump looking at Singapore for summit with Kim Jong Un
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in has shaken off a suggestion that he receive the Nobel Peace Prize, saying that U.S. President Donald Trump "can take the Nobel prize" as long as the Koreas receive peace in return. A Trump-Kim meeting would be the first U.S. "There's something that I like about it because you're there, you're actually there", Trump said. How about, everything - I will tell you what.

World News Migrants Denied Entry To US At Crowded San Diego Border Crossing
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He also threatened to revoke North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) which provides financial aid to Canada and Mexico via the U.S. in retaliation to movement of the migrants across its border. It's members insist they face certain death from drug cartels if they return home. Young children - and in one case, a pregnant woman - were detected among people trying to enter the US illegally through "a dark, treacherous canyon that is notorious for human and drug smuggling", CBP Chief Patrol ...

World News European Union trade chief makes final bid to ward off USA tariffs
Author: 0 European Union trade chief makes final bid to ward off USA tariffs

The EU has said it would then introduce levies on 2.8 billion euros (US$3.5 billion) of imports on iconic American goods in response to the proposed action by the White House. If they are not extended, the now exempted countries would likely retaliate. South Korea accepted a quota of 70 per cent of the average of its steel exports to the USA between 2015 and 2017, which can come in tariff-free.

World News S-burg grad Joseph drafted by Rams
Author: 0 S-burg grad Joseph drafted by Rams

After being named a second team All-Big Ten selection each of the last three years, Allen was the only Michigan State player invited to the National Football League combine this year. And with the second-to-last pick of the draft, No. 255, Buffalo took North Carolina wide receiver Austin Proehl, son of former St. Louis Rams wide receiver Ricky Proehl.

Author: 0 Eagles seeking value on final day of National Football League draft

Are they docked for not having a first-round selection or a third? "I mean this in the most complimentary way possible: He's a freak", former Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich said, per the Philadelphia Inquirer's Zach Berman . And with defenses focused on Ertz, Alshon Jeffery , and Nelson Agholor , the rookie tight end should find plenty of space to operate. The Eagles have shown the ability to scheme multiple tight ends onto the field at once easily, so Ertz blocking him isn't a ...

World News Armenia's ruling party won't stop 'people's candidate'
Author: 0 Armenia's ruling party won't stop 'people's candidate'

Armenia will get a new prime minister next week after almost two weeks of street protests, with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan , who has led the demonstrations, emerging as the protesters' unequivocal favourite. Armenian opposition supporters attend a rally in Gyumri, yesterday. According to the correspondent, the protesters are in good spirits; they sing songs and chant slogans, criticizing the ruling party.

World News Three Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces
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Palestinian demonstrators run for cover from tear gas fired by Israeli security forces near the southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Yunis during the fifth straight Friday of mass demonstrations and clashes along the Gaza-Israel border on April 27, 2018.

World News Xi meets Modi, eyes 'new chapter' in China-India ties
Author: 0 Xi meets Modi, eyes 'new chapter' in China-India ties

New Delhi also opposes China's infrastructure investments in South Asia, particularly in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, which India claims as its own sovereign territory. This will be the first such project in the war-ravaged country by India and China. Terming the informal meeting between Mr. Xi and Mr. Modi "a success and a milestone", Mr.

World News Southern grad Mike Gesicki taken in NFL Draft
Author: 0 Southern grad Mike Gesicki taken in NFL Draft

The Dolphins gain a great seam-threat, pass-catching tight end that will be a great asset to the Dolphins passing game. And the depth chart looks to be wide open after the Dolphins cut veteran Julius Thomas. In four seasons he caught 129 passes for 1,481 yards and 15 touchdowns. "We couldn't be more excited for Mike to be drafted in the second round of the NFL Draft by the Dolphins", Penn State Head Coach James Franklin said.

World News Transfer of Kathua rape case: SC stays trial till May 7
Author: 0 Transfer of Kathua rape case: SC stays trial till May 7

The lawyers were seeking a CBI probe into the Kathua rape and murder case and transfer of the trial outside the J&K town. "The trial Court in Kathua can't proceed ahead with the trial till further orders from Supreme Court but there is no legal bar on Crime Branch to file a supplementary charge-sheet against the accused before the trial court", Ganai said.

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Author: 0 "Schoolhouse Rock" writer Bob Dorough dead at 94

Dorough died of natural causes at his home in Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania, according to The Associated Press . Dorough served in the Special Services Army Band during World War II, and earned a degree in music from the University of North Texas before moving to NY to become a pianist and singer.

World News Airstrike reported close to crowds at Yemeni politician's funeral
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Lebanese news outlet Al Mayadeen reported that the Saudi-led coalition was responsible for the strike. The Yemen security department said in a statement on its official website on Facebook that Al-Bakhshi refused to surrender and fired on the security forces which resulted in the death of a soldier and injuries to two others from the Yemeni anti-terrorism forces.

World News Apple CEO meets with Trump on trade
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He will hold bilateral talks with UK Prime Minister Theresa May on his 13 July trip, with further details to be "set out in due course", Downing Street said. Their letter, backed by four other conservative associations including the Bruges Group, urges Mr Trump to make the Queen's Scottish resident at Balmoral his base on the upcoming visit in order to be "afforded the warmest of welcomes".

World News New IAAF rules on female classification
Author: 0 New IAAF rules on female classification

Athletes that choose not to reduce their testosterone levels will only be able to compete in the restricted events at non-international events, compete in events other than the restricted events at global events or compete against male athletes in the restricted events at worldwide events.

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