• China school stabbing attack death toll rises to nine

    China school stabbing attack death toll rises to nine

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    An insider told the Shaanxi-based newspaper that most of the victims were female students because "male students ran more quickly". Further investigation is on. Law enforcement authorities of China are going to test the psychological sanity of the killer. Knives are a natural weapon of choice in China and guns and other weapons are strictly regulated.
  • Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile: Media reports

    Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile: Media reports

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    Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya television said the overnight strike had targeted the interior ministry in Sanaa , which is controlled by the rebels. Meanwhile, three leaders of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia were killed on Al-Bayda front in central Yemen .
  • Accused in Kathua gangrape-murder case moves SC for CBI probe

    Accused in Kathua gangrape-murder case moves SC for CBI probe

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    The bench observed, ' We are only concerned with the victim getting justice. The Kathua Bar Association, Jammu Bar Association and J&K High Court Bar Association, have also been demanding for a CBI probe, raising suspicions over the investigation and involvement of a "tainted" official in the SIT constituted by the state.
  • How To Watch The 2018 White House Correspondents' Dinner

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    White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders took questions from the children of White House journalists for a mock press briefing during Thursday's "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" events. Ronny Jackson, who had withdrawn from consideration to head the Department of Veterans Affairs earlier in the day. And she said his favorite candy is pink and red Starbursts.
  • 'Tsunami' of match-fixing in lower-level tennis, says report

    'Tsunami' of match-fixing in lower-level tennis, says report

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    As well as banning betting companies from sponsoring lower-level tournaments, it is recommended that the sale of live scoring data is discontinued and better security for players is provided at such events. In fact, according to the TIU's annual report of 2017, the numbers of prima facie "betting alerts" actually went down past year. But as part of its proposals for change, the review proposed eliminating sponsorships from tennis."Players are precluded from having such sponsorship", it said.
  • Pompeo becomes U.S. secretary of state amid Iran, N Korea issues

    Pompeo becomes U.S. secretary of state amid Iran, N Korea issues

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    State Department staffers, demoralized after a tumultuous first year of President Donald Trump's administration, gave a round of applause to Pompeo, who responded as he boarded the aircraft with a casual, "Hi, I'm Mike". 70th Secretary of State. "He has my support", Trump said. "I'm delighted to be secretary of state and completely humbled by the responsibility". He adds that Pompeo "will always put the interests of America first", and says the outgoing Central Intelligence Agency director ...
  • Parents of terminally ill British toddler lose court appeal

    Parents of terminally ill British toddler lose court appeal

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    All legal avenues appeared to have been exhausted for the family until a further hearing by Mr Justice Hayden was announced earlier on Tuesday at the Family Division of the High Court in Manchester. He said judges were considering the couple's application as a matter of "urgency". Doctors in the United Kingdom have not been able to make a definitive diagnosis of the 23-month-old child's degenerative neurological condition, but they have said keeping him on life-support would be "futile".
  • Train hits school van in India, killing 12 children

    Train hits school van in India, killing 12 children

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    A railroad guard posted at the ungated crossing signaled for the van to stop but the driver, who was also killed in the crash, ignored the signal and crashed into the train. Lohani said there are now 3,479 unmanned level crossings on broad gauge of Indian Railways. Five children and the driver, Niyaz, suffered serious injuries in the 6.30am accident and have been admitted to BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur , 50km from Kushinagar .
  • Alleged love triangle ends in 2 women shot dead in Pa

    Alleged love triangle ends in 2 women shot dead in Pa

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    At Tuesday's press conference, police cited an apparent motive for the murder-suicide was that Chapman had been having a relationship with Gerardot's husband, Mark Gerardot . A spokeswoman for Chapman family said they were "heartbroken and requests privacy and respect as they grieve". Investigators said the killings apparently stemmed from a domestic situation involving the two women and Gerardot's husband, Mark.
  • 34 killed in Nigeria's 'armed bandits attack'

    34 killed in Nigeria's 'armed bandits attack'

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    Gunmen, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, unleashed terror on Ukpor, Mbalom community in the Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State on Tuesday, killing 19 persons, including two Rev. "If those things that have been alleged have been done by the herdsmen we must do all we could to fish out the criminal elements. Violating a place of worship, killing priests and worshippers is not only vile, evil and satanic, it is clearly calculated to stoke up religious conflict and plunge our ...
  • Four reasons why US Supreme Court may uphold Trump 'Muslim ban'

    Four reasons why US Supreme Court may uphold Trump 'Muslim ban'

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    Lower courts again blocked Version 3.0, but the administration has successfully brought its appeal to the highest court, persuading the court to allow implementation while it reviews the case. Francisco told the justices that they shouldn't look at Trump's campaign statements . The last time the court did that was for the oral arguments on same-sex marriage in 2015.
  • Syria donors fall short without U.S. aid, warn of cruel end-game

    Syria donors fall short without U.S. aid, warn of cruel end-game

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    In Brussels began work under the auspices of the United Nations and the European Union worldwide conference, the objective of which is to raise funds to help Syrian refugees. More than 700,000 people have been displaced since the start of this year alone. Speaking to reporters ahead of the opening session Prime Minister Saad Hariri warned that any delay in reaching a political solution to the Syrian crisis was harmful to Lebanon as well as refugees.
  • S. Korea's youth show tepid enthusiasm for North-South summit

    S. Korea's youth show tepid enthusiasm for North-South summit

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    Official talks between Mr Moon and Mr Kim will begin at 10:30am local time, at the Peace House in Panmunjom. At the end of talks, Kim and Moon will sign a pact and make an announcement, Im said. He is ruthless enough to have had relatives executed but now feels secure enough in power to gamble on Trump, they said. The information the world receives will also be closely controlled: Except for a group of pool reporters at the summit, whose access may be extremely limited, journalists will be ...
  • Armenia's prime minister resigns amid large-scale protests

    Armenia's prime minister resigns amid large-scale protests

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    Residents of all countries around the world should take note of Armenia's demonstration of the power of people. "If people will bestow on me this responsibility, I'll assume the responsibility", Pashinyan said. The new constitution states that the president serves for seven years and can not be elected to consecutive terms. However, the second biggest party in parliament said on Wednesday it was joining the protest movement and would encourage its supporters to take to the streets.
  • Trump backs VA pick but publicly floats withdrawal

    Trump backs VA pick but publicly floats withdrawal

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    In a statement Tuesday, Chairman Johnny Isakson, R-GA, and Ranking Member John Tester , D-Mont., said, "The Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs is postponing the hearing to consider the nominee to be secretary of the U.S. Isakson said the confirmation hearing is being delayed because the committee needs "some time to get more information". "Let's give the man a chance to be heard, let's give us a chance to ask the questions that need to be [asked]".
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    Allison Mack of "Smallville" granted bail in sex cult case

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    But authorities allege it is a pyramid-scheme cult that recruits young women to be sex slaves. He also said that Mack and her " Smallville " co-star, Kristin Kreuk , were used as "poster girls for normalizing the group". She will be released Tuesday after posting bail, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. As for Mack, if she's convicted she'll likely spend a minimum of 15 years in jail.
  • Why TCS turning 100 billion dollar company is significant

    Why TCS turning 100 billion dollar company is significant

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    TCS' shares were being traded 4 percent above the previous closing mark at Rs 3545 on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) at 10.30 am on April 23, hitting an all-time high. Bill Gates' Microsoft has an m-cap of $731 billion. TCS has transformed itself into a global outsourcing giant and is much better placed over other IT rivals like Infosys , Wipro , HCL Technologies and Tech Mahindra , he said.