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Police said that gummy bears containing melatonin were given to a class of 2-year-olds to get them to calm down before nap time without parental authorization. "(The teachers) didn't know if the child was allergic to melatonin", he said, according to the Chicago Tribune . Kristen Lauletta, 32, of Niles; Jessica Heyse, 19, of Des Plaines; and Ashley Helfenbein, 25, of Chicago , were each charged with two counts of endangering the life or health of a child and two counts of battery.
  • Rajinikanth says he can offer MGR rule

    Rajinikanth says he can offer MGR rule

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    He also responded to the criticism on his banners said "I request my fans not to indulge in such activities. But why are you discouraging me and others?" the superstar asked. Criticising the present political establishment for not dispensing its duties, Rajinikanth said, "The present government and politicians are asking why are actors leaving their makeup and entering politics".
  • Perez pushes DREAM Act as Trump's DACA deadline passes

    Perez pushes DREAM Act as Trump's DACA deadline passes

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    The protesters Monday were part of the Seed Project, which staged a march from NY to Washington late last month, in anticipation of the March 5 deadline. DACA recipients, known as Dreamers, must reapply for protected status every two years. Former Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, now Trump's chief of staff, a year ago scrapped the Obama administration's policy of limiting deportations to people who pose a public safety threat, convicted criminals and those who have crossed the ...
  • Steele Says Russia Blocked Trump from Choosing Romney as Sec of State

    Steele Says Russia Blocked Trump from Choosing Romney as Sec of State

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    The New Yorker reported that Steele wrote, citing a 'senior Russian official, ' that Moscow blackballed Romney's nomination - something that would be an astonishing intervention in its rival's affairs. There are plenty of domestic political reasons that Trump may have turned against Romney. In fact, as the New Yorker recalls, people suspected that Trump never meant to go with Romney, and only dangled the job in front of him as payback for his criticism.
  • NY college on lockdown due to 'credible' threat

    NY college on lockdown due to 'credible' threat

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    Utica College administrators urged students and faculty to shelter in place as officers descended on the campus after a threat was phoned in shortly before noon. First, a threat was called into Utica College at around 11 a.m. and later, a threat was received by the administration at Jarvis Middle School in Mohawk.
  • NDPP to stake claim to form the Govt

    NDPP to stake claim to form the Govt

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    Kohima: The BJP on Monday said it would form the government in Nagaland with its pre-poll alliance partner NDPP and ruled out extending support to its 15-year-old ally the Naga People's Front (NPF), which emerged as the single largest party in the Assembly polls.
  • Seventh set of remains linked to alleged Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur

    Seventh set of remains linked to alleged Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur

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    Police are expected to officially announce the discovery at a news conference at Toronto police headquarters later this morning. Bruce McArthur, 66, was arrested earlier this year and has been charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Selim Esen, Andrew Kinsman, Majeed Kayhan, Dean Lisowick, Soroush Mahmoudi and Skandaraj Navaratnam.
  • May voices tariff worry to Trump

    May voices tariff worry to Trump

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    Trump is merely following through on his tough campaign talk on trade and is predicting a negligible overall impact on US consumers. White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro on the potential impact of the US imposing tariffs on aluminum and steel imports.
  • South Korea sends envoys to North Korea for talks

    South Korea sends envoys to North Korea for talks

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    It was not immediately clear whether the president was speaking jocularly, or if North Korean officials had actually placed a direct call to the White House. "We will deliver President Moon's firm resolution to denuclearise the Korean peninsula and to create honest and lasting peace", delegation leader Chung told reporters.
  • Hek leader of BJP legislature party

    Hek leader of BJP legislature party

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    They were accompanied by Chingwang Konyak, President NDPP; Visasolie Lhongou, President BJP Nagaland State Unit; V. Abu Metha, Secretary General NDPP; and Rusemtong Longkumer, General Secretary, NDPP. The top richest MLAs include Neiphiu Rio from the NDPP with assets worth over Rs 36 crore, K. Tokugha Sukhalu also of the same party with over Rs 17-crore assets and Yitachu from the NPF with over Rs 17-crore assets.
  • China Military Spending Quickens as Xi Seeks 'World Class' Force

    China Military Spending Quickens as Xi Seeks 'World Class' Force

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    Observers say China's actual military spending this year will be larger than the amount released. The target of "around 6.5 per cent", announced in a report by Premier Li Keqiang to the ceremonial National People's Congress, is down slightly from 2017 but would be among the world's strongest if achieved.
  • Rio, Zeliang meet Governor in Nagaland

    Rio, Zeliang meet Governor in Nagaland

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    It is reported that the BJP-NDPP alliance, which has won 29 out of the 59 Assembly constituencies where polls were held recently, is likely to stake claim to form the next Govt.in the State. The Naga People's Front and the National People's Party have written to Amit Shah seeking the BJP's backing to form the next government and have issued a veiled threat to pull out of Manipur if denied support.
  • Xi is transforming China. Is Washington taking notice?

    Xi is transforming China. Is Washington taking notice?

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    China also refuted criticism that its multi-billion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was a geo-strategic tool to spread its influence and said such a characterisation was a "misinterpretation". I expect eventually we will see warships and aircraft there regularly, if not based there permanently. Souvenir plates featuring portraits of former and current Chinese leaders including President Xi Jinping and the late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong are displayed for sale at a shop next to ...
  • Pakistan's legislature gets its first Dalit woman Senator

    Pakistan's legislature gets its first Dalit woman Senator

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    The news of her victory had stirred a wave of optimism on social media, as Pakistanis celebrated the rare win for a woman from a marginalised community that lies at the bottom of the Hindu caste hierarchy. In the recent Senate's elections polling was held in the National Assembly and four provincial assemblies to fill 52 vacant seats, the ruling conservative Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, or PML-N, party, won 15 seats, now holding 33 seats in the Senate, followed by PPP, which won 12 seats.
  • N Victory In Senate Polls Proved Nawaz Sharif `sub Pe Bhari'

    N Victory In Senate Polls Proved Nawaz Sharif `sub Pe Bhari'

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    PPP candidates won 12 seats. The Senate elections are held after every three years to elect half seats that have completed their six-year term. The opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) now controls the 104-seat senate but is expected to be replaced by the PML-N as the single biggest party.
  • Florida Senate approves assault weapon ban, upturns it 15 mins later

    Florida Senate approves assault weapon ban, upturns it 15 mins later

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    The bill , SB 7026 , imposes a three-day waiting period on rifle sales, increases the age limit for rifle sales from 18 to 21 years old and bans "bump stocks" which modify a semiautomatic weapon to allow it to fire more rapidly. Demand Action! After the brief piece of good news during Saturday's unusual session, the legislature reverted to form. But he beseeched his colleagues to support a proposed amendment doing away with the marshal program, saying lawmakers need more time to ...