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Unruly scenes of violence broke out on Friday afternoon when a protest march of JNU students and members of JNU Teachers'Association (JNUTU) to Parliament was brought to a halt by Delhi Police. The Delhi Police, after facing the wrath of the media, finally apologised for manhandling photojournalist Anushree Fadnavis on March 24. Journalists put their cameras on the ground and sit in protest outside the Police headquarters.
  • Gun Violence Awareness 'March For Our Lives' In Sartell Saturday

    Gun Violence Awareness 'March For Our Lives' In Sartell Saturday

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    It said that none of the CDC's government funds could be used to "advocate or promote gun control". Seventeen students lost their lives when a teen gunman opened fire at the school in February, a tragedy that has precipitated a renewed debate over gun control and how to prevent mass shootings in the U.S.
  • Paris Hilton Loses $2M Engagement Ring While Partying

    Paris Hilton Loses $2M Engagement Ring While Partying

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    When Paris Hilton got engaged to fiancé Chris Zylka earlier this year, the proposal had all the markers of a fairytale-the flawless moment, the scenic setting, and, of course, the much-discussed $ 2 million engagement ring . Hilton reportedly panicked during the search, and a source added that people started looking for the engagement ring as well. The witness added, "It was incredible that they managed to even see that huge diamond in an ice bucket".
  • Taiwan Shadows Chinese Carrier Group After President Xi's Warning

    Taiwan Shadows Chinese Carrier Group After President Xi's Warning

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    Taiwan has shown no interest in being run by China , and has accused China of not understanding how democracy works, pointing out that Taiwan's people have the right to decide its future. China buys around two-thirds of all soybeans sold, while the USA supplies more than one-third. Senior Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi will visit South Africa this week in the first foreign visit by a top official since China's government reshuffle, the foreign ministry said on Thursday, offering details ...
  • Poisoning of spy attack on European Union; evidence against Russians

    Poisoning of spy attack on European Union; evidence against Russians

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    Ex-colonel of Russia's Main Intelligence Agency, Sergey Skripal and his daughter, poisoned in the center of Salisbury town in the evening of March 4, are still struggling for life in the intensive care unit of the local hospital. Others indicating similar measures included Denmark, Bulgaria, the three Baltic States, the Czech Republic, Poland, and Sweden. In a statement , the EU Council added: "We stand in unqualified solidarity with the United Kingdom in the face of this grave challenge ...
  • China tariff: Trade war fears push global stocks in the red

    China tariff: Trade war fears push global stocks in the red

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    And then we expect the U.S.to retaliate further, etc. The implementation of the tariffs would take place after the 30-day consultation period. The U.S. The S&P 500 lost 27.14 points, or 1.000763 percent, to 2,684.79. Smaller companies are also getting a bigger benefit from the recent cut in corporate tax rates.
  • Dapchi: What Amnesty International said about release of schoolgirls by Boko Haram

    Dapchi: What Amnesty International said about release of schoolgirls by Boko Haram

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    The testimony from politicians, journalists, and other Twitter users across the United Kingdom and the U.S. underlines the routine nature of death and rape threats and racist, transphobic and homophobic abuse, it suggests. Amnesty International always brings out damming reports about the Nigerian Military at strategic points. Nigeria's government said 101 of the 110 schoolgirls, a lot of them Muslim, had been confirmed freed and that the number "would be updated after the remaining ones ...
  • North Korea agrees to hold high-level talks with South on March 29

    North Korea agrees to hold high-level talks with South on March 29

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    Kim Jong Un's government sent a message to its southern neighbour accepting the invitation. However, supporters of diplomacy say that even the prospect of talks is a welcome change from the saber-rattling of 2017, when North Korea tested a series of missiles and a huge nuclear bomb, and the Trump administration warned repeatedly of military options for making North Korea stop.
  • US Announces $1 Billion in Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

    US Announces $1 Billion in Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

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    The country is now the world's worst humanitarian crisis, with more than 22.2 million people in need of assistance. "We must also reinvigorate urgent efforts to seek a peaceful resolution to the civil war in Yemen and we support you in this regard".
  • Turkish soldiers provide food, check-ups in Afrin

    Turkish soldiers provide food, check-ups in Afrin

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    A commander of the rebel forces blamed the looting on thieves. Turkish forces and their Syrian rebel allies swept into the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin on Sunday, raising their flags in the town center and declaring full control after an eight-week campaign to drive out Kurdish YPG forces.
  • Trump Fires National Security Adviser, McMaster

    Trump Fires National Security Adviser, McMaster

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    In an interview with Fox News on Thursday following Trump's announcement that he is the new US national security adviser , Bolton said that his past comments are now behind him and what matters is "what the president says " as well as the advice he gives him.
  • Germany tie Spain 1-1 in friendly

    Germany tie Spain 1-1 in friendly

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    The hosts nearly took the lead straight after half-time but Julian Draxler's shot was pushed wide by David De Gea at full stretch. However, big names are missing in the ranks of the four-time World Cup winners. Spain , under head coach Julen Lopetegui , won nine and drew the other with stars Diego Costa , Isco , Alvaro Morata and David Silva each scoring five goals in qualifiers.
  • Zuckerberg Takes Steps to Calm Facebook Employees

    Zuckerberg Takes Steps to Calm Facebook Employees

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    In an interview with CNBC Thursday afternoon, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the misuse of data was a " breach of trust" and apologized to Facebook's users . Zuckerberg said he had "probably launched more products that have failed than most people will in their lifetime". The 33-year-old CEO started his media run by publishing a Facebook post that provided a timeline of events surrounding the Cambridge Analytica story.
  • Europeans eye Russian expulsions over UK spy attack

    Europeans eye Russian expulsions over UK spy attack

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    Following a summit in Brussels on Thursday to discuss the response to the Salisbury nerve agent attack , the European Council of EU leaders agreed "there was no plausible alternative explanation", the BBC reported. The bloc recalled its ambassador from Moscow for consultations over an incident it called "a grave challenge to our shared security". He said the diplomat was being recalled as a "measure" and the move was not a "sanction" against Moscow .
  • Medical Marijuana Is Legal In Arkansas, But You Can't Get It Anywhere

    Medical Marijuana Is Legal In Arkansas, But You Can't Get It Anywhere

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    Well the votes are now in and 44-29 senate vote, it looks like Bill-C45 is going to live on. This concern was shared by Brown administration officials who told a California Cannabis Industry Association conference in Sacramento this week that "they are committed to making the regulatory changes needed to help the industry achieve success", in the Bee's words.
  • Virat Kohli set to play County Cricket for Surrey

    Virat Kohli set to play County Cricket for Surrey

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    The decision to play county cricket has been appreciated by several prominent names as well including the likes of VVS Laxman and Harsha Bhogle. Royal Challengers Bangalore had to walk out of a deal with Goibibo, one of the largest Indian company in the travel industry when Virat Kohli refused to be a part of a commercial in which Deepika Padukone was also being featured.
  • Russia, Putin and the Next Six Years

    Russia, Putin and the Next Six Years

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    There was no such sentiment from Trump himself, with the president instead suggesting his warm relationship with Putin could reset relations. "Leaking such information is a fireable offense and likely illegal", a senior White House official told ABC.
  • School district to arm students with rocks to protect against shooters

    School district to arm students with rocks to protect against shooters

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    Helsel said his school board approved the rock buckets before they were put in the classrooms at the district's five schools last fall. "We always strive to find new ways to keep our students safe", Helsel told The Associated Press in a telephone interview, adding that the rocks are one small part of the district's overall security plan.
  • IOA hopeful jumpers' inclusion in CWG squad

    IOA hopeful jumpers' inclusion in CWG squad

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    The IOA secretary general, Rajeev Mehta, clarified that a list of 222 athletes and 74 officials, apart from the 20-odd extra officials, "which is a requirement, and not at government cost", has been sent for clearance to the government. To back his argument, he said that the SAI and the ministry bosses are travelling to Australia for the CWG , despite not having any role to play, while issues are being created for the family members who wish to accompany the athletes.
  • Trump reinstates broad ban on transgender troops

    Trump reinstates broad ban on transgender troops

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    The latest plan gives the secretaries of defense and homeland security greater discretion over whether a transgender person can serve. It allows transgender service members to serve openly, seek medical attention and allowed for recruits who have been stable in their gender for 18 months to join the military.
  • This is what Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has to say on #deletefacebook

    This is what Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has to say on #deletefacebook

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    Reportedly, they gathered data through an app called thisisyourdigitallife. It was installed by around 300,000 people who shared their data as well as some of their friends' data. "We know that there are always going to be bad actors on our platform". That includes people whose data Kogan misused here as well. The London-based company is being investigated amid claims Facebook data may have been illegally acquired and used on behalf of political clients and the commissioner, Elizabeth ...