• Police Evacuate Area Around Austin Bombing Suspect's Home

    Police Evacuate Area Around Austin Bombing Suspect's Home

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    Mark Anthony Conditt , 23, allegedly detonated a bomb in his vehicle as SWAT officers closed in, approaching the auto in a ditch off Interstate 35 near Old Settlers Boulevard. Abbott said Conditt was not a military veteran. After terrorizing Austin residents for almost 20 days, authorities are reporting that the Austin bomber has died.
  • Detained Ukrainian MP goes on hunger strike

    Detained Ukrainian MP goes on hunger strike

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    If this course continues, "then the danger in parliament won't be me, your danger will be your people", she told lawmakers. The parliament's regulations committee has recognized as legitimate, sufficient and justified all three motions submitted by the Prosecutor General's Office to the Verkhovna Rada on the prosecution, detention and arrest of MP Nadia Savchenko.
  • Wilmington Police still searching for armed robbery suspect

    Wilmington Police still searching for armed robbery suspect

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    Kanengo Police Station spokesperson Laban Makalani said the suspect, Mike Phiri, 30, was part of a gang that raided a house belonging to an employee of Senpha Investment and stole a company vehicle and assorted household items. Both accused were charged with a variety of offences including; have face masked to commit an offence, robbery with a weapon, point firearm, use firearm to commit an offence, possession of a weapon for a risky goal, possession of a credit card obtained by an offence, ...
  • TRS wins all three Rajya Sabha seats in Telangana

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    The votes of SP MLA Nitin Agarwal and Anil Singh of the BSP, who cross voted in favour of the BJP , were declared invalid. BSP general secretary Satish Chandra Mishra said SP did its best to support Ambedkar. In the recent bypolls, Nishad Party had supported SP in Gorakhpur. The Congress candidates are L. Hanumanthaiah, G.C. Chandrasekhar and Syed Naseer Hussain and BJP candidate is Rajeev Chandrasekhar, who is seeking a second term, as his first term as an Independent member ends on ...
  • More than 130 Pilot Whales dead in mass stranding in Western Australia

    More than 130 Pilot Whales dead in mass stranding in Western Australia

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    Six surviving whales had been returned to the sea as of 7.00 p.m local time (7.00 a.m. ET), Western Australia's Parks and Wildlife Service said . Moreover, authorities had issued a shark alert. "It is possible the dead and dying animals will act as an attractant, which could lead to sharks coming close into shore along this stretch of coast", the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development said in a statement .
  • Hyderabad firm under CBI radar for Rs 313-crore loan default

    Hyderabad firm under CBI radar for Rs 313-crore loan default

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    Salalith and his wife Kavita were arrested following a day-long questioning. Union Bank has direct exposure of about Rs 120 crore to Nirav Modi firms and another Rs 175 core to Gitanjali group of companies, said Reuters, while the total banking sector exposure to these firms is Rs 29500 crore, which is over and above the banks' cumulative Rs 13,000 crore exposure to the Punjab National Bank's letter of undertaking scam.
  • Better late than never: Competition Committee proposes catch rule change

    Better late than never: Competition Committee proposes catch rule change

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    The NFL is going back in time to try to define and clarify a legal catch. First, the receiver must control the ball. It shouldn't be too long now before we get more details about where the catch rule is headed. Also, Riveron has applied the term "survive the ground" to rule on catches during which the player goes to the ground - meaning that a player is required to maintain control of the ball during and after hitting the ground.
  • Craigslist removes personals section from USA website

    Craigslist removes personals section from USA website

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    Craigslist said that they can not monitor the content of everything posted to their site, so they're closing down the personals. While Craigslist may be notorious for its simplistic - some would say dated - design, it has been instrumental in changing the fortunes of traditional classified advertising.
  • Shaggy for Queen Elizabeth's 92nd birthday party

    Shaggy for Queen Elizabeth's 92nd birthday party

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    The Palace hasn't confirmed which of the royals will be there to celebrate, but Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall will surely be bopping along. When is the Queen's birthday? Queen Elizabeth's choice of music is shrouded in mystery even though the Queen's cousin listed some of her favorite music.
  • Chinese space station to fall to Earth

    Chinese space station to fall to Earth

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    A second Chinese space station, Tiangong-2 was launched in September 2016 as China flexes its technological muscle in a bid for Mars. Observers believe that most of the craft will burn up in the atmosphere, though some debris may actually fall to Earth .
  • Tillerson bids farewell to Washington, a 'mean-spirited town'

    Tillerson bids farewell to Washington, a 'mean-spirited town'

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    At the same time, the ousted diplomat will be remembered for allegedly calling the president a "moron" during a meeting of top administration officials last summer - a claim Tillerson has never denied. "In closing I'd like to ask that each of you undertake to ensure one act of kindness each day towards another person". "Only you can relinquish it or allow it to be compromised".
  • Pope Francis has confirmed he will visit Ireland this year

    Pope Francis has confirmed he will visit Ireland this year

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    Former Methodist Church president, the Rev Harold Good, described the planned trip as an opportunity to further enhance relations between members of the Protestant and Catholic communities. He will arrive in Dublin as the city hosts the World Meeting of Families, an worldwide Catholic event which is staged every three years. Former Prime Minister Enda Kenny said after meeting the pope in 2016 that if he made a decision to visit Northern Ireland, the Dublin government would help ...
  • Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad warns FB of 'strict action'

    Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad warns FB of 'strict action'

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    With the upcoming elections in India this year, Zuckerberg said, "We are really committed to doing everything that we need to, to make sure that the integrity of those elections on Facebook is secured". Prasad quoted a Economic Times report from October 2017 that revealed that the Congress party had roped in the controversial agency to run their 2019 and termed it as their 'Brahmastra' against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • Police lose contact with sex offenders in Yorkshire

    Police lose contact with sex offenders in Yorkshire

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    The Metropolitan Police said it did not know the whereabouts of 227 registered sex offenders, including 38 who had been missing for at least eight years. The force said no registered sex offenders were now missing. Michelle Skeer, National Police Chiefs' Council lead for the Management of Sexual Offenders and Violent Offenders, said: "The number of recorded wanted or missing sex offenders represents less than 1 per cent of the total and a proportion of these are, following investigation, ...
  • Paswan opposes separate religion tag for Lingayats

    Paswan opposes separate religion tag for Lingayats

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    The cabinet note had mentioned that those Veershaiva's who follow Basava Thathva (teachings of 12th century social reformer Basavanna) will be considered as Lingayats. The time asked by the committee was around six months but the state wanted the committee report in 1.5 months. The BJP and several sections of the Hindu community have maintained a cautious stance, keeping away from the move to give Veerashaiva/Lingayat separate religion status.They have accused the Siddaramaiah government ...
  • Commissioner, DIG to probe fire cracker factory explosion in Nalanda:Nitish

    Commissioner, DIG to probe fire cracker factory explosion in Nalanda:Nitish

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    Out of those injured, half a dozen people who were in a critical condition were referred to Patna . The blast was so severe that at least eight concrete houses suffered heavy damages. The local people alleged that police had not acted despite several complaints about the functioning of the factory in a residential area. The exact cause of the blast has not been ascertained till now.