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Shah asks SC to step in

Shah asks SC to step in Niranjan Shah, former BCCI secretary and chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA), has petitioned the Supreme Court that the Committee of Administrators (CoA ) should recognise his position and that no future meetings of the NCA be convened without his presence. [Full Article...]

Canada's Exemption On US Steel And Aluminum Tariffs Extended Until June 1

Canada's Exemption On US Steel And Aluminum Tariffs Extended Until June 1 The White House said on Monday that it had reached agreements for permanent exemptions on steel and aluminum for Brazil , Argentina and Australia, and that the details of the deals would be finalized shortly. Canada , Mexico and the European Union have all vocalized that quotas won't suffice as a means of gaining exemption from the tariffs. Trump's legal justification for such tariffs... [Full Article...]

Sessions sending more feds to border to help process 'caravan' immigrants

Sessions sending more feds to border to help process 'caravan' immigrants Braverman. "It's been more than a month", said Linda Zuniga, 40, drawing on a cigarette. They left Nicaragua without her father, who is now detained there. One such migrant is Gabriela Hernandez, a pregnant mother of two who fled Honduras and crossed Guatemala into Mexico to join the group heading north. [Full Article...]

After almost 60 years, Basque separatist movement ETA is no more

After almost 60 years, Basque separatist movement ETA is no more The letter, dated April 16, marked what is expected to be the last of several key steps towards the full break-up of the group. The Spanish Basque separatist group ETA said it's dissolving after more than a half-century, during which more than 800 people died amid its campaign. [Full Article...]

Israeli PM talks Iran, trade with Japanese counterpart

Israeli PM talks Iran, trade with Japanese counterpart He reiterated his call on the UN Security Council to hold "an global peace conference this year that would establish an worldwide multilateral mechanism to oversee the political process" while noting that the USA has abandoned its role as "an honest peace broker" by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and deciding to move its embassy there. [Full Article...]

UNSC team raises Rohingya plight with Suu Kyi

UNSC team raises Rohingya plight with Suu Kyi Numerous arriving refugees recounted incidents of killings, arson and rape but Myanmar largely rejected those reports as well as the accusation of ethnic cleansing. "She said what had happened or what was alleged to have happened to some of the Rohingya villagers was not acceptable and that if evidence were available it should be reported to the Burmese authorities and they would investigate", sai... [Full Article...]

Explosion rocks CT neighborhood; multiple injuries, street closures

Explosion rocks CT neighborhood; multiple injuries, street closures According to reports, it was the woman herself who called the police after her husband arrived home and began an argument over a divorce that she filed for last month. "It's a shock. Nothing ever happens like this in North Haven". WFSB-TV reports at least three police officers were seen being placed into ambulances. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom gets new home secy

United Kingdom gets new home secy She telephoned May to tell her of her decision, but in a letter that officially marked it she wrote: "It is with great regret that I am resigning as home secretary". The scandal has also raised concerns about whether European Union citizens now living in Britain might face similar bureaucratic problems after Brexit . [Full Article...]

Columbia Falls Students Walk Out In Support Of Second Amendment

Columbia Falls Students Walk Out In Support Of Second Amendment The 16-minute walkout is happening nationwide in support of gun rights under the Second Amendment. At the school's request, media was staged at the front of the school for walkout coverage and did not see the student participants. Ninety-seven percent of gun-owning households support background checks for all gun buyers, a position that the NRA opposes. Bendzsa said he believes the Second Amen... [Full Article...]

Trump Replacing Ty Cobb With Clinton Impeachment Lawyer Emmet Flood

Trump Replacing Ty Cobb With Clinton Impeachment Lawyer Emmet Flood Earlier Wednesday, the White House said Ty Cobb , the point person in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, is retiring at the end of this month. In private conversations, Trump has occasionally invoked his late attorney Roy Cohn, a hard-charging figure who taught him to punch back at enemies. [Full Article...]

"Typical Indian" - House of Lords member references Taoiseach's alleged troublesome behaviour

The Taoiseach visited Counties Armagh and Down yesterday along with the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. Today the Lords will vote on a cross-party amendment backed by the Labour frontbench and Lord Patten of Barnes, which is created to strengthen the protections against a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland after Brexit. [Full Article...]

Scott Pruitt's lobbyist pal helped set up trip, 'won' big payday

Scott Pruitt's lobbyist pal helped set up trip, 'won' big payday Newly released documents show a lobbyist helped organize a trip to Australia for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt past year, a trip that ultimately never happened because of Hurricane Harvey. He said Kelly will be "sorely missed". Pallone, the lawmaker, called the August email "further proof that Administrator Pruitt has consistently misled Congress and the public". [Full Article...]

Giuliani: Trump Reimbursed Cohen For $130000 Stormy Daniels Payment

President Trump had maintained that he was not aware of the hush money Daniels had received to buy her silence over their alleged affair. He added that the payment did not represent a campaign financing violation because it was "not campaign money". [Full Article...]

Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Settle To Start Youth Program

Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Settle To Start Youth Program In addition, Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson , both 23, will release the city and employees of all claims in exchange for the creation of a $200,000 fund that, through the help of a nonprofit organization, will assist young entrepreneurs in Philadelphia. [Full Article...]

Deadly attack hits Libya electoral commission

Deadly attack hits Libya electoral commission There were no details available on the fate of the assailants. The BBC reports Wednesday's attack was the deadliest the country has seen in years. Emad Sayah, the chief of the Election Commission, said the poll body's database was safe as a backup has been provided "for such eventualities". Libya has been in a state of turmoil since a 2011 civil war resulted in the overthrow of longstanding ... [Full Article...]

North Korea to Release 3 Detained Americans

North Korea to Release 3 Detained Americans South Korea said on Wednesday that USA troops should stay in the country, even if a peace treaty is signed with North Korea . The US President wants to be involved in similar scenes when he becomes the first sitting US President to meet a North Korean leader, the source said. [Full Article...]

Facebook briefly tests feature to identify 'hate speech'

Facebook briefly tests feature to identify 'hate speech' Instead, Facebook began asking by using a yellow "warning" exclamation box and off-set text if every post on users' news feeds contained hate speech. Its launch was described as a "bug". Facebook is holding its "F8" conference on Tuesday, and CEO Mark Zuckberg said he plans "to share more about the work we're doing to keep people safe". [Full Article...]

Telugu Desam twisted Modi's 2014 election speech, says BJP

Telugu Desam twisted Modi's 2014 election speech, says BJP Naidu wondered why the Centre could not fulfil its promise to Andhra Pradesh when it had extended the special category status to 11 other states and given them industrial incentives for 10 years. On April 20, Naidu sacrificed his birthday celebrations and observed a day-long hunger strike - Dharma Porata Deeksha. He alleged that the Prime Minister brazenly betrayed the people of the state and l... [Full Article...]

Labour Day being observed in Pakistan

Labour Day being observed in Pakistan As the country moves toward another election year, Ambode said it was imperative for the labour movement to see itself as a constructive partner of government in ensuring peace and harmony before, during, and after the conduct of the 2019 general elections. [Full Article...]

North Korea nuclear test site to close in May, South Korea says

North Korea nuclear test site to close in May, South Korea says As to the channel's information, these states are included in the short list of possible sites for their meeting. "The US, though inherently hostile to North Korea , will get to know once our talk begins that I am not the kind of person who will use nuclear weapons", Moon's press secretary Yoon Young-chan quoted Kim as saying. [Full Article...]


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