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Diamantaire Nirav Modi-owned Firestar Diamond International on Tuesday moved to the Delhi High court against the seizure of his properties by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case. Chitalia was apprehended at Mumbai airport and was brought to the Central Bureau of Investigations office at the Bandra-Kurla Complex in the western suburbs for questioning this morning.
  • East Timor signs maritime border deal with Australia

    East Timor signs maritime border deal with Australia

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    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, a longtime supporter of East Timor and its independence, hailed it as an historic breakthrough for the UN. Dili had taken the long-running maritime border dispute to the Permanent Court of Arbitration, an intergovernmental organization based at The Hague, which ordered compulsory arbitration between the two parties.
  • INFORGRAPHIC: Learn how to vote in the Texas Primary Election

    INFORGRAPHIC: Learn how to vote in the Texas Primary Election

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    Sylvia Garcia, a former state senator, was the early favorite to win the Democratic primary to replace retiring Rep. Gene Green in his heavily Hispanic Houston district, Texas Congressional District 29. Sessions didn't appear anxious about his Democratic rivals Tuesday after cruising to victory in his primary. And what if Moser does well enough to make an expected runoff? In addition to studying the congressional candidates, in 2016 we were able to study voters in congressional primaries ...
  • International Women's Day to be observed on March 8

    International Women's Day to be observed on March 8

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    The Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce is holding talks and workshops at Tillington Hall, Stafford, on March 8 , to to give advice and inspire women in business. The year after the first National Woman's Day was held in the United States on February 28. The USA designates whole month of March as Women's History Month.
  • Trump Says US Working To Counteract Russian Election Interference In 2018 Midterms

    Trump Says US Working To Counteract Russian Election Interference In 2018 Midterms

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    WASHINGTON-U.S. President Donald Trump was asked how he can avoid his tariffs on steel and aluminum turning into a trade war. "Swedish prosperity is built on cooperation, competitiveness, and free trade". He relented that previous administration that allowed 163,000 refugees to enter the country in 2015 was "not sustainable" and that Sweden was working with the European Union so that more countries took on 'their share of the responsibility'.
  • Donald Trump's economic adviser Gary Cohn resigns, White House says

    Donald Trump's economic adviser Gary Cohn resigns, White House says

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    The White House has said the stock rally following last week's market drubbing had helped convince Trump of the soundness of his plan for a 25% tariff on steel imports and a 10% tariff on aluminum. "It has been an honour to serve my country and enact pro-growth economic policies to benefit the American people, in particular the passage of historic tax reform", Mr Cohn said in a statement issued by the White House.
  • IL to hold state-wide tornado drill Mar

    IL to hold state-wide tornado drill Mar

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    Northwest and the City of Maryville generally test storm sirens and other emergency warning systems at 11 a.m. each Wednesday, weather permitting. They recommend conducting a severe weather drill so everyone knows what to do if a tornado is approaching.
  • Daylight Saving Time begins March 11

    Daylight Saving Time begins March 11

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    We are gaining daylight rapidly, adding three to four minutes of light each day, but we make an even bigger jump next week when we start Daylight Saving Time. Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time and neither does Arizona (although the Navajo Nation, in northeastern Arizona, does). He also has heard from mayors across the state who say the bill would save money by not having to use as much outdoor lighting at municipal athletic fields.
  • Man who made threats at Capitol Hill middle school 'in crisis'

    Man who made threats at Capitol Hill middle school 'in crisis'

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    They found an AR-15 rifle in his auto. A 14-year-old boy is charged with having a weapon and drugs at a Midlands school. On Thursday, a Statesboro High School female juvenile student was arrested for false report of a crime after telling administrators that she saw a threat on social media and showed it to her mother.
  • Opioid overdoses spike 30 percent across nation — CDC report

    Opioid overdoses spike 30 percent across nation — CDC report

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    A few sections of the nation experienced far more noteworthy increments than others while a couple of detailed decays, the examination appears. "All five regions of the USA saw significant increases during this time period", said Anne Schuchat , MD, acting CDC director, in a CDC tele-briefing Tuesday.
  • Trump Catch-22: Stock Rally Could Seal Tariffs, Trade War

    Trump Catch-22: Stock Rally Could Seal Tariffs, Trade War

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    Treasury Secretary. "The new tax reform law has boosted the economy and we certainly don't want to jeopardize those gains", said AshLee Strong, a spokeswoman for Ryan, Xinhua reported. A trade war triggered by safeguard tariffs would open a new wound in the global trading system, because it would unravel nearly a quarter of a century of discipline and dethrone the WTO as the arbiter of global trade and a check on protectionism.
  • China Upholds Its Military Budget Rise, Rejects 'Usual Suspects' Finger-Pointing

    China Upholds Its Military Budget Rise, Rejects 'Usual Suspects' Finger-Pointing

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    As China rolls out new military hardware, such as stealth fighters, aircraft carriers and anti-satellite missiles, spending has dramatically increased in the past few years. The economy was a central focus of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's work report at the 13th National People's Congress. Li said China now accounts for 15 percent of the world's economy, and is hoping for 6.5 percent growth in 2018.
  • Virginia father forces son to run to school for bullying

    Virginia father forces son to run to school for bullying

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    Bryan adds: 'Therefore, he has to now run to school, we're right about one mile from the school so all week he's got the experience of running'. Thornhill has since deleted the video. In the video, Thornhill refers to the punishment as "old school, simple parenting" and says it's improved the 10-year-old's behavior. "He hasn't gotten in trouble this week, where last week, he was just absolutely out of his mind".
  • Northern Ireland party rejects EU plans on Ireland border

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    The comments came after Theresa May yesterday suggested Mr Varadkar had agreed to form three-way talks to look at the Irish border element of the proposals she outlined on Friday . Speaking at the London School of Economics on Monday, he said if there was a "market failure" it meant the European Union authorities could step in to intervene - which would no longer apply to the United Kingdom if it was outside the EU.
  • Donald Trump tariffs are a gift for Opec and Russia. Not shale

    Donald Trump tariffs are a gift for Opec and Russia. Not shale

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    In the report, the IEA forecast that higher oil prices and increased demand from China and India will trigger increased US output to make up the gap. On the one hand, some leaders talk about the global oil field three percent decline rate in near hysterical terms as potentially leading to an epic supply crisis in the coming years.
  • No reinstatement for Russian Federation yet for doping scandal

    No reinstatement for Russian Federation yet for doping scandal

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    Russia had been banned from the Olympic movement over allegations it put in place a system of state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Russian-hosted Sochi Winter Games. "It is a very hard question in terms of how we move on", he said. The controversy over Russian doping has tainted the results of scores worldwide track meets during the past decade and has even threatened to damage Coe's reputation.
  • Florida State House Voting on Bill to Raise Age to Buy Firearms

    Florida State House Voting on Bill to Raise Age to Buy Firearms

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    The marshal program, which is opposed by Gov. Democrats did not like the idea of letting teachers carry guns, even if the bill was amended to water down that proposed programme. But what I disagree with more is letting the great be the enemy of the good", said state Sen. The House and Senate packages have faced pushback from politicians on both ends of the gun-control spectrum.