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Mumbai , received a distress call from the Singapore-flagged 330 m long container ship " Maersk Honam ". "Two crew members (were) now receiving medical first aid onboard the ALS Ceres ", said Toft, adding Maersk will offer the families of missing crew members "all the support we can in this very hard situation".
  • Bryant won't be going to Senate

    Bryant won't be going to Senate

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    Gov. Bryant said today he expects to appoint someone to hold Cochran's spot by April 11th, "I think what I want is someone that can serve for 20 and 25 years". Former Rep. Mike Espy, a Democrat, has already announced his "strong intention" to run for the empty seat. In 1986 he became the first African-American in modern times to win a congressional seat in Mississippi.
  • Student dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound, school canceled in Washington Co., MO

    Student dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound, school canceled in Washington Co., MO

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    Students from about 20 DE schools will walk out of their classes for 17 minutes - one minute for every life lost in the Parkland shooting . Prior Lake High School students are planning to join a walkout at Apple Valley High School on March 14, as the event falls on their spring break, and students at Waconia High School will have a walkout on the same day, according to the Women's March website , which has a list of schools where protests will occur.
  • Chancellor to push post-Brexit financial services free trade deal

    Chancellor to push post-Brexit financial services free trade deal

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    The Brexit withdrawal treaty is itself mired in difficulties, with London saying the EU's official legal text of the preliminary divorce agreement they made in December makes unacceptable demands on the Irish border. PHILIP Hammond will single out the EU's chief negotiator as a hypocrite for trying to block the City of London from a trade deal. Meanwhile the DUP will underline their opposition to the EU's "fallback" position - which would effectively keep Northern Ireland in the ...
  • Supreme Court to deliver judgment in unborn case at new Limerick Courthouse

    Supreme Court to deliver judgment in unborn case at new Limerick Courthouse

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    The government in January formally agreed to hold a referendum on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution. Ireland's highest court is expected to deliver judgment on a landmark case on the rights of the unborn later today. In a very nuanced judgement, the Supreme Court found that the Minister "is obliged" to consider the rights that unborn will acquire on birth, and dismissed the Minister's appeal here.
  • More warnings come in response to Trump's tariff plans

    More warnings come in response to Trump's tariff plans

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    Also last month, a senior communications official, Josh Raffel, who worked closely with Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, left the administration. President Donald Trump on Tuesday refuted widespread rumors of internal White House chaos, saying he likes "conflict" and listening to opposing viewpoints.
  • Conrad Sangma takes oath as Meghalaya CM despite hiccups

    Conrad Sangma takes oath as Meghalaya CM despite hiccups

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    Assam BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma also met the UDP president earlier in the day to discuss alliance possibilities, he said. The Congress emerged as the single-largest party in the state winning 21 seats, but failed to cobble up a coalition with other regional outfits.
  • Now, Syama Prasad Mookerjee bust defaced in Kolkata

    Now, Syama Prasad Mookerjee bust defaced in Kolkata

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    One of the students defaced it with black ink, police said. The incident comes against the backdrop of a row over comments made by BJP leader H Raja indicating that statues of "Periyar" could be the next to be pulled down after a Lenin statue was razed in Tripura.
  • Egypt to donate slice of Sinai to Saudi mega-development

    Egypt to donate slice of Sinai to Saudi mega-development

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    No breakthrough is expected on the UK's bid to stage the listing of Saudi Aramco , the world's largest oil company, on the London Stock Exchange. Prince Mohammed's visit, part of his first foreign tour as heir apparent, is aimed at persuading the United Kingdom that his reforms have made his country a better place to invest and a more tolerant society.
  • Karnataka Lokayukta stabbed in office, attacker arrested

    Karnataka Lokayukta stabbed in office, attacker arrested

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    Chief Minister Siddaramaiah reached the Mallya hospital shortly after Shetty was admitted. The metal detector at the Lokayukta's office is obsolete and may be the trail off that allowed Sharma to sneak in the knife used in the attack. Amid reports of a security breach, Siddaramaiah said he had asked police to look into it and take action. The potential attempt to murder was carried out even while the security arrangements are bang in place.
  • USA embassy in Turkey temporarily closes due to security threat

    USA embassy in Turkey temporarily closes due to security threat

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    The Embassy also called on its citizens in the country to avoid large crowds, avoid the embassy, heighten personal security and awareness if visiting tourists sites, malls, shopping districts, monitor local media and keep a low profile. "We appreciate the continuing strong support we receive from the Turkish National Police and Turkish security services in making our facilities as safe as possible", Gainer said.
  • Ex-Russian spy very ill in United Kingdom after exposure to unknown substance

    Ex-Russian spy very ill in United Kingdom after exposure to unknown substance

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    He was sentenced to 13 years in jail, but in 2010 was pardoned and sent to Britain, where he was swapped for agents who had been arrested in the U.S. A detail of a screen as a journalist shows CCTV footage on a mobile phone believed to show Sergei Skripal , 66 and his duaghter Yulia Skripal , in her 30s, who were found unconscious in Salisbury town centre two days previously on March 6, 2018 in Salisbury , England .
  • Int'l Football Federation released promotional video for FIFA World Cup

    Int'l Football Federation released promotional video for FIFA World Cup

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    He played videos of warheads targeting what appeared to be a map of Florida, as he complained the USA repeatedly ignored Russian objections to its missile-defense shield. The State Department called the video animation "cheesy" and said it was "unfortunate" that it depicted "a nuclear attack on the United States". Putin last week announced an array of new nuclear weapons, in one of his most bellicose speeches in years, saying they could hit nearly any point in the world and evade a US-built ...
  • Syria war: Eastern Ghouta sees 'deadliest day' as battle rages

    Syria war: Eastern Ghouta sees 'deadliest day' as battle rages

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    Many civilian residents have fled from the frontlines into the town of Douma, a resident said on Sunday. The daily humanitarian pauses would continue, allowing any civilians wanting to leave the region to do so, Assad said. "The convoy is not sufficient", Za'tari said. Still, the allegations could provoke a response from Washington, which says it could take military action against the Syrian government for continued chemical weapons use against its own people.
  • Trump Praises Xi for Lifetime Mandate Extension

    Trump Praises Xi for Lifetime Mandate Extension

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    Xi appears intent on making the bold move on term limits with his trusted ally Wang Qishan alongside as vice president. The proposal to amend the constitution by lifting the limit of two consecutive terms for the president and vice president appeared without warning, even if few were surprised.
  • 14 percent of all immigration arrests occur California, Justice Department says

    14 percent of all immigration arrests occur California, Justice Department says

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    The lawsuit , to be filed sometime late Tuesday in federal court in Sacramento, the California state capital, will take aim at three state laws passed a year ago that the Justice Department contends violate a clause in the U.S. An email to the California attorney general's office was not immediately returned. The justice department lawsuit will cite a provision of the constitution known as the "supremacy clause", under which federal laws trump state laws.
  • Rajya Sabha adjourned for day amid ruckus

    Rajya Sabha adjourned for day amid ruckus

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    Though the government said it was ready for a discussion on the bank scam and other issues, the opposition parties were unrelenting in their protests, with slogan-chanting and placard-waving MPs repeatedly trooping into the well of the two Houses.
  • Mt. Shinmoe in southwest Japan erupts violently: JMA

    Mt. Shinmoe in southwest Japan erupts violently: JMA

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    The volcano that played a central part in a James Bond film has erupted in Japan shooting ash into the air and bringing lava to the surface. The volcano erupted violently several times, shooting up ash and smoke up to 2,300 metres. They also told locals to be extremely wary of fast moving currents of superheated gas and volcanic debris that races down the slopes at high speeds, incinerating or vaporizing everything in their path.
  • PNB scam: CBI arrests Gitanjali VP,

    PNB scam: CBI arrests Gitanjali VP, "brain behind the conspiracy"

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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.
  • Black Caps to welcome back Taylor

    Black Caps to welcome back Taylor

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    Having started the series with a win the Black Caps without skipper Kane Williamson let England back in the series in game in Mount Maunganui. England , on the other hand, will take heart from the previous match. No-one, it seemed, found batting quite as easy as Bairstow or Root. In contrast to New Zealand's reliance on a few senior players so far in this series, England have plenty of players contributing including Chris Woakes and Tom Curran who bowled nerveless final overs in the ...