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Girl Scout leaders say that they will stay independent of their male counterparts while continuing to focus on creating the next generation of female leaders. The change will take effect in February. The campaign presents an energizing Scouting experience that speaks to kids by putting them in the middle of the action.
  • Storms Are Possible Through Tomorrow

    Storms Are Possible Through Tomorrow

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    Thursday: 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11 a.m. Another storm is expected to hit the area Thursday evening. Most of Eastern Massachusetts is at a "marginal" risk for the thunderstorms, showers, and powerful winds, forecasters wrote .
  • After meeting with Trump, whereabouts of Nigerian President unknown

    After meeting with Trump, whereabouts of Nigerian President unknown

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    Garba Shehu , the president's special assistant on media and publicity, made the clarification few hours after telling newsmen that the President Buhari and his team made a "technical stopover" in the British capital. Malami explained that the technicalities involved were being taken care of by both officials of the Nigerian government and also from the USA side.
  • Dow opens lower ahead of Fed decision

    Dow opens lower ahead of Fed decision

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    In its statement, the Fed expressed confidence that a recent rise in inflation to near the USA central bank's target would be sustained, leaving it on track to raise borrowing costs in June, while it also said inflation "on a 12-month basis is expected to run near the Committee's symmetric 2 percent objective over the medium term".
  • Trump, Pence set to speak at NRA convention Friday in Dallas

    Trump, Pence set to speak at NRA convention Friday in Dallas

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    The more guns you have, the less safe you are. Trump's participation at the NRA gathering was only confirmed on Tuesday, but Vice President Mike Pence's attendance had been previously announced. "Title 18 United States Code Sections 3056 and 1752 provides the Secret Service authority to preclude firearms from entering sites visited by our protectees, including those located in open-carry states", a Secret Service spokesman said in a statement at the time.
  • Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor collect Best Actress award for Sridevi

    Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor collect Best Actress award for Sridevi

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    She was always a perfectionist and it showed in all the 300 plus films she did. The 65th National Awards were held in Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on May 3. Apart from them, actor Pankaj Tripathi, Divya Dutta, choreographer Ganesh Acharya and others are present to receive the prestigious award. "It's a very proud moment at the same time".
  • Early voting for May 22 primaries starts Monday

    Early voting for May 22 primaries starts Monday

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    The report by the Senate Democratic policy group - headed by Brad Hoylman of Manhattan - lamented that NY ranks a 41st in the country for voter turnout, in part because of restrictive laws that discourage access to the ballot box. Brad Hartman says he and his wife will be voting early here in Columbia County, but first they have some decisions to make. The Davidson County race for Board of Commissioners will eventually feature 10 candidates.
  • Geologists say Puna quakes similar to events leading to 1955 eruption

    Geologists say Puna quakes similar to events leading to 1955 eruption

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    Spokeswoman Kanani Aton said that the agency is "planning ahead for a worst-case scenario" by reviewing emergency plans and monitoring the activity in conjunction with USGS officials. It's continuing to migrate to the east, she added. The magma system beneath Kilauea's east rift zone has become increasingly pressurized. Scientists have installed additional Global Positioning System monitoring equipment and deployed crews to put in more monitoring tools, according to U.S.
  • UT President DiPietro Fires Chancellor Beverly Davenport With Scathing Letter

    UT President DiPietro Fires Chancellor Beverly Davenport With Scathing Letter

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    DiPietro said that "upon realizing that UT Knoxville needed a change from Dr. Davenport's leadership, I made a decision to take action to address the leadership need". Davenport was named the school's chancellor in December 2016, and her first major move at the school was hiring John Currie from Kansas State to be the school's new athletic director.
  • Aadhaar not mandatory for getting SIM cards, says govt

    Aadhaar not mandatory for getting SIM cards, says govt

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    Earlier, the Government of India had been encouraging the process to link Aadhaar card details of the residents to various services like banks and mobile phone number. But whether this actually stops telecos from calling and messaging on linking Aadhaar is something that we will have to wait and see. The fresh instruction comes in the backdrop of the Supreme Court claiming a few days ago that the government had misused its former order on SIM verification to force consumers into linking ...
  • Police look to Regain600G that Dropped out of Brinks truck Inter

    Police look to Regain600G that Dropped out of Brinks truck Inter

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    It's not known whether the incident was the result of mechanical failure, or human error, police said. Although some people may have walked away from the incident richer with pockets filled with free cash , police have announced that anyone who picked up any cash is obligated under law to return it.
  • Former Olympic champion Kiprop denies doping

    Former Olympic champion Kiprop denies doping

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    Rosa said he was traveling when the story broke and that he has since been trying unsuccessfully to speak to his athlete. Kiprop won Olympic gold in 2008. Three years ago, Kenya was rated "non-compliant" by the WADA before being reinstated prior to the Rio Olympics. Korir said they can only discuss other doping matters in general terms.
  • 'I was part of the problem,' Pope quoted telling Chile abuse victims

    'I was part of the problem,' Pope quoted telling Chile abuse victims

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    But, he said, he named clerics who knew "that Karadima touched and abused minors", and he told Francis about "the toxicity" of Chilean churchmen who had "duped" the pope. The three survivors, who have been outspoken about the Church's handling of abuse cases, welcomed Pope Francis's letter and accepted his invitation to meet so he could ask "forgiveness of all those I have offended".
  • Morocco Cuts Ties with Iran over Support of Rebel Group

    Morocco Cuts Ties with Iran over Support of Rebel Group

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    Morocco's foreign ministry said that severing diplomatic ties with Iran is a sovereign decision that was not taken under whatsoever influence of any country. On Tuesday, Morocco made a decision to sever relationships with Iran over its backing to Western Sahara's separatist movement the Polisario Front, the Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said.
  • Hunt is on for parolee who fled with children in motor home

    Hunt is on for parolee who fled with children in motor home

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    The children's mother was said to be on her way to Bakersfield to be reunited with them. The suspect, later identified as Stephen Houk, 46, was believed to have been involved in a domestic violence incident and had been chased earlier in the day by sheriff's deputies in the Santa Clarita area, until that pursuit was canceled.
  • Kim Kardashian Teams With Ivanka Trump to Pardon a Grandmother

    Kim Kardashian Teams With Ivanka Trump to Pardon a Grandmother

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    Alice Marie Johnson , a black woman from MS who was sentenced in 1996 to life in prison without the possibility of parole for her role in a drug trafficking ring. According to representative, she has "been in communication with the White House and is working to bring Johnson's case to the president's desk".
  • Iran has few options to avenge Syria strikes

    Iran has few options to avenge Syria strikes

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    Trump has pilloried the agreement created to curb Iran's nuclear programme as "insane" and "ridiculous" and called for fresh measures to counter Iran's ballistic missile programme and support for militant groups across the Middle East. So too is the crime of Apartheid described in the Statute of Rome as a "crime against humanity", and Israel manifestly and robustly practices Apartheid against the Palestinians under its military heel.
  • Dino Melaye: IGP snubs Senate invitation for second time

    Dino Melaye: IGP snubs Senate invitation for second time

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    He was brought to court on a stretcher and newsmen were barred from going into the court premises. "The police officers started beating me furiously and I fell to the ground but they picked me up and forced me into one of their waiting vehicles along with other people who were also arrested by the police", she said.
  • Severe weather threat returns to KAKEland

    Severe weather threat returns to KAKEland

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    If this 2nd area of storm activity develops, a very small threat for quasi-linear or bow echo tornadoes could be possible. A line of strong to severe storms have hit the Kansas City metro area. If you want more information on where to find resources for severe winter weather week, visit our website. "Conditions in the central Plains with plenty of heating and turning winds will continue to produce severe weather through at least Thursday ", said weather.com meteorologist Jonathan Belles.
  • Russian fighter jet crashes off Syria, both pilots killed

    Russian fighter jet crashes off Syria, both pilots killed

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    Russian Federation said the aircraft had not come under enemy fire, rather that a bird could have fell "into the engine", according to preliminary information. The airbase is far from frontlines and the ministry said that it suspected an accident, rather than enemy fire, had brought down the plane. "The plane was not struck by any projectile".
  • Chinese FM met Kim Jong Un in N. Korea: Chinese foreign ministry

    Chinese FM met Kim Jong Un in N. Korea: Chinese foreign ministry

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    Xu also said the Xincheng district, which is next to the Yalu River that defines much of the North Korea-China border, has seen prices rise particularly quickly. China - North Korea's sole diplomatic ally and economic benefactor - has supported a series of United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programmes.