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The teacher was identified by police as Dennis Alexander, who teaches math as well as a course in the administration of justice. Alexander "accidentally discharged his firearm into the ceiling", said Seaside Police Chief Abdul Pridgen. Teachers in California are not allowed to carry firearms inside the class, even if they have a carry permit for concealed weapons. "I have concerns about why he (Alexander) was displaying a loaded firearm in a classroom".
  • Bihar By-Election Result 2018; RJD leads with 1,95527 votes in Araria

    Bihar By-Election Result 2018; RJD leads with 1,95527 votes in Araria

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    This is the first electoral battle in the Bihar since Chief Minister Nitish Kumar , who also heads the JD (U), walked out of the alliance with the RJD and the Congress and joined the BJP-led NDA a year ago. In Jehanabad , the battle is between RJD's Sujay Yadav and JD (U)'s Abhiram Sharma. The counting of votes for UP and Bihar Bye-Elections 2018 will be held today.
  • Zarif opens Iran-Pakistan business forum in Karachi

    Zarif opens Iran-Pakistan business forum in Karachi

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    India, Iran and Afghanistan had signed a trilateral agreement in 2016 to jointly develop the Chabahar port, opening a new strategic transit route between the three nations and other Central Asian nations, bypassing Pakistan. In a new low for ties, India-Pakistan relations are now caught in a vicious cycle of reprisals which was initiated because of, as Indian authorities say, a raid on a residential complex for Indian diplomats by ISI in Islamabad .
  • Bihar BYPOLL: Controversy over Gorakhpur counting process

    Bihar BYPOLL: Controversy over Gorakhpur counting process

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    Gorakhpur is significant for the BJP with Adityanath representing the seat in the Lok Sabha five times. Initially, during the counting of the postal ballots, Kaushlendra Singh Patel of the BJP was leading, but after 10 a.m.as counting pace picked up, the Samajwadi Party candidate made a lead of 1437 votes.
  • GOP Breaks with Trump on Trade

    GOP Breaks with Trump on Trade

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    The White House said there will be a mechanism for USA parties to apply for exclusion of specific products based on demand that is unmet by domestic production or on specific national security considerations. "Rio Tinto has recently been growing its market for Kitimat aluminium in the USA, and given that, ironically, our countries are now attempting to renegotiate a new fair trade agreement under NAFTA, this move by the U.S.is troubling to our members".
  • Parliament stalemate continues, government, opposition trade charges

    Parliament stalemate continues, government, opposition trade charges

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    With the Opposition parties refusing to return to their seats, the Speaker adjourned the House for almost one hour till 12 noon. As soon as the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha met for the day, Congress, Trinamool Congress, TDP, YSR Congress and AIADMK members trooped near chair's podium holding placards and raising slogans against the ruling dispensation.
  • Teacher Allegedly Feeds Puppy to Snapping Turtle

    Teacher Allegedly Feeds Puppy to Snapping Turtle

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    The district said they are investigating along with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, according to the Idaho Statesman . He was not cited, criminally charged or placed on leave as of late Monday, Gee told East Idaho News . PETA has learned that witnesses, including students, reportedly watched this teacher place a live puppy into a tank with a snapping turtle, who attacked and almost cut the dog in half, as the animal screamed.
  • Murphy Has Big Plans, Unveils First Budget As NJ's Governor

    Murphy Has Big Plans, Unveils First Budget As NJ's Governor

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    Murphy says he has not backed away from his pledge to raise taxes on millionaires despite Democratic reluctance. "On these, and on all the critical issues New Jersey faces, we have been aggressive and we plan to stay aggressive, because our state and our people deserve a government that supports their values and their futures", Murphy said.
  • Presiding Judge: Paul Manafort Faces 'Very Real Possibility' of Life in Prison

    Presiding Judge: Paul Manafort Faces 'Very Real Possibility' of Life in Prison

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    Late in February, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty to the second round of indictments handed down by special counsel Robert Mueller . Manafort has not been ordered to surrender any collateral, but does face a $10 million fine if he fails to show up to his July 10 court date. Manafort's ex-associate Rick Gates, who also worked for the Trump campaign, pleaded guilty last month to his October indictment, after initially pleading not guilty, which included ...
  • My speech not against party position, says Haseeb Drabu

    My speech not against party position, says Haseeb Drabu

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    Drabu's remarks at a meeting in Delhi to promote economy of the state had created a controversy giving an opportunity to his detractors to make Mehbooba take the extreme step of sacking her trusted minister. He also played a key role in sorting out matters when Mehbooba Mufti demanded a renegotiation of the terms of the alliance after the death of then Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed.
  • General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

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    The stock increased 3.07% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $2.35. About shares traded. Fanlogic Interactive Inc. It is down 7.92% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. Investors of record on Friday, March 9th will be paid a $0.38 dividend. First Dallas Incorporated reported 1.22% stake. (NASDAQ:TSLA) on Tuesday, January 2.
  • Time for new government to get to work

    Time for new government to get to work

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    Angela Merkel's new government has been criticised for trying to tackle the appeal of the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany party by renaming the interior ministry Heimat (Homeland) despite its Nazi echoes. "Such differences of opinion over whether situations are fair or not have to be resolved in talks, I think, and not if it can be avoided in some way by unilateral actions", she told reporters in Berlin.
  • Cardinals free agent WR John Brown to sign with Ravens

    Cardinals free agent WR John Brown to sign with Ravens

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    Wednesday, but Brown and Grant are in position to be the Ravens early receiver additions in an offseason during which the team will likely have a makeover at the position. A third-round pick in 2014, the Cardinals selected Brown out of Pittsburg State after he burst onto the scene with a strong NFL Scouting Combine performance in the 40-yard dash.
  • 20 parties' leaders attend Sonia's 'dinner diplomacy'

    20 parties' leaders attend Sonia's 'dinner diplomacy'

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    Apart from Sonia, there was Rahul Gandhi , Dr Manmohan Singh , Ghulam Nabi Azad , Mallikarjun Kharge, Ahmed Patel, AK Antony and Randeep Singh Surjewala from the Congress. "Fabulous dinner tonight hosted by UPA Chairperson, Sonia Gandhi Ji. Much political talk but much more important - tremendous positive energy, warmth and genuine affection", Rahul Gandhi tweeted later.
  • Parliament proceedings washed out for 7th day in a row

    Parliament proceedings washed out for 7th day in a row

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    The government had listed the Finance Bill , Appropriation Bills and a vote on all the outstanding demands for grants in respect of the Budget 2018-19, called "Guillotining" in parliamentary parlance, in the revised list of business of the Lok Sabha for Tuesday.
  • Evacuations ordered ahead of next Southern California storm

    Evacuations ordered ahead of next Southern California storm

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    Officials recommended evacuations for residents in areas surrounding the mandatory evacuations, the report added. The move came as the National Weather Service cancelled flash-flood watches for communities near wildfire burn scars. On Monday, Santa Barbara County officials issued an evacuation order for areas designated as being at extreme risk and recommended evacuations for other areas.
  • Trump seeking stiffer tariffs on China

    Trump seeking stiffer tariffs on China

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    Mexico and Canada were the only countries to be exempted from the new tariffs, and the other steel exporters to the USA are pretty upset about the regulation. The European Union has threatened targeted retaliation on iconic US brands, including Harley-Davidson Inc. motorcycles, Levi Strauss & Co. jeans and bourbon whiskey, if the bloc fails to win an exemption.
  • CLP passes resolution to send Mizoram Police to border

    CLP passes resolution to send Mizoram Police to border

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    The Mizoram chief minister in the letter described the alleged firing by the Assam Police on Mizo youths as "unfortunate and uncalled for", Sailo said. The administration of Assam's Hailakandi district, bordering Mizoram, had on March 7 clamped prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPc with immediate effect in certain areas apprehending encroachment attempts from the other side.
  • Rauner vetoes gun retailer licensing legislation

    Rauner vetoes gun retailer licensing legislation

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    The Illinois state legislature has been cautious about taking up gun control measures, despite the Democratic majorities in both the House and Senate. On Tuesday, Emanuel called the veto "a slap in the face to crime victims, faith leaders and police". It would also require training to help gun shop employees identify a buyer purchasing a gun for someone else.
  • Big Sean & Jhene Aiko Rumors Send Twitter Into A Frenzy

    Big Sean & Jhene Aiko Rumors Send Twitter Into A Frenzy

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    According to the reports, no phones were allowed at the exclusive industry event, but the source claims that Sean and Scherzinger looked incredibly cozy together, nearly as if they were dating. In August 2016, Aiko filed for divorce from the 31-year-old record producer and has since gone public with her relationship with Sean. One fan wrote , "We all knew Big Sean didn't do it because Black men don't cheat", while another tweeted , "I didn't need Big Sean to cheat on Jhene for me to ...