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Worldwide Assam: 2 dead after IAF chopper crashes at Majuli
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The IAF officials rushed to Sumoima Chapori after the crash was reported. The officer also suspected that the crash took place due to technical reasons. The crash took place at Darbar Chapori, a sand bar in the Brahmaputra, where there is no human habitation. Local people saw the aircraft going up in flames in the sky and crashing to the ground.

Worldwide Afghan institute, Metallica receive music's 'Nobel prize'
Author: 0 Afghan institute, Metallica receive music's 'Nobel prize'

The award is given out each year to a contemporary musician and a classical artist. The institute, which teaches both Afghan and Western music, helped generate the country's first all-female orchestra which performed a year ago at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Worldwide United States court says Trump travel ban discriminates against Muslims
Author: 0 United States court says Trump travel ban discriminates against Muslims

President Donald Trump's most recent effort to curtail immigration was dealt another judicial setback Thursday by a federal appeals court in Virginia, APA reports quting Reuters. "On a fundamental level, the Proclamation second-guesses our nation's dedication to religious freedom and tolerance", Chief Justice Roger Gregory wrote for the court in the majority opinion.

Worldwide 'Lies and exaggerations' says Oxfam official accused of hosting sex parties
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Meanwhile worldwide aid charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said it responded to 24 cases of sexual harassment or abuse in 2017 resulting in the dismissal of 19 staff members as the sex scandal surrounding fellow NGO Oxfam widens. UK Foreign Aid: Where did it all go? . International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt vowed that sex abusers operating in the charity sector would be brought to justice "no matter where they are".

Worldwide FCC wants to know if changes Pai pushed aided Sinclair-Tribune merger
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While Pai has maintained that the rule changes were in no way meant to benefit Sinclair specifically, other lawmakers have called into question the FCC chairman's motivations for rolling back the restrictions. The FCC also "established an expedited timeline for its review of the proposed Sinclair-Tribune transaction, allowing Sinclair to grow as quickly as possible", and it "approved Sinclair's multimillion-dollar deal to purchase stations owned by Bonten Media Group, shortly after the FCC ...

Worldwide 17 confirmed dead in USA school shooting
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The 19-year-old suspect was a student at the school before being expelled , according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office. The developments Thursday follow a brutal day in Parkland , just up the road, where Cruz allegedly fired on unarmed students and teachers at the high school that had previously expelled him for disciplinary reasons.

Worldwide Climbers faced poor terrain conditions during deadly Mount Hood adventure
Author: 0 Climbers faced poor terrain conditions during deadly Mount Hood adventure

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office rescuers were assisted in their valiant efforts by Portland Mountain Rescue, American Medical Response, Navy personnel with Naval Station Whidbey Island and others, the office said. Teams on the mountain were attempting to reach stranded climbers on the Hogsback. He added that it's easier than you think to get in too deep-and urged climbers to turn back when conditions get bad.

Worldwide Almost 70 degrees Thursday, snowing by Saturday
Author: 0 Almost 70 degrees Thursday, snowing by Saturday

Southwest winds 5 to 15 miles per hour. A low of 20 degrees is now predicted for Centralia Sunday night, according to the National Weather Service . Saturday night: Partly cloudy, low around 15. South, southwest wind 5 to 7 miles per hour becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Colder air will arrive later in the day - and especially later Saturday night and Sunday morning, with the snow level falling to sea level on Sunday .

Worldwide What Margaret Good's victory means for Suncoast, Florida
Author: 0 What Margaret Good's victory means for Suncoast, Florida

Good also received public endorsements from high-profile Democrats including former Vice President Joe Biden . Gov. Rick Scott called the special election following the sudden resignation of former Rep. This seat in Sarasota is the Republicans' backyard. "And I think that's a big political problem for them ..." Voters are split nearly evenly along party lines .

Worldwide Pence draws line over talks with N. Korea
Author: 0 Pence draws line over talks with N. Korea

The Japanese fans applauded the Korean team at the end of the game. South Korea can't act in such a way because we are very cautious about offending other countries. But the men's team was never integrated, and includes only athletes from South Korea plus half a dozen Canadians who have been playing hockey in the country for years and become South Korean citizens.

Worldwide Cyril Ramaphosa vows to tackle corruption as South Africa's president
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Speaking to CNN immediately after Zuma's resignation, the leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance party, Mmusi Maimane, said his party would be nominating its own presidential candidate. At least 40 per cent of working-age adults are not formally employed. Zuma had been in a power struggle with Ramaphosa, his deputy president. Prosecuting corrupt ANC officials would be salutary, but divisive.

Worldwide House probe means Trump's Porter scandal isn't going away
Author: 0 House probe means Trump's Porter scandal isn't going away

At the White House, Banks was a leading advocate for the USA remaining in the Paris agreement, an worldwide accord in which almost 200 countries agreed to cut carbon dioxide emissions tied to climate change. Kushner's still hasn't received full security clearance, and NBC is reporting he is among 130 White House staffers who only have interim clearances.

Worldwide School Shooter Has Ties to White Nationalist Group, Participated in Training
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He showed up Wednesday with an AR-15 assault-style rifle and "multiple magazines" of ammunition. Lewis says the family - who he declined to identify - has been cooperating with law enforcement, who have been searching their home. "I never thought something like this would happen, especially in Parkland, Florida", Chadwick said. The Times' Maggie Haberman reported Wednesday night that White House aides urged Trump to say something in the wake of the shooting, but he is so far ...

Worldwide School shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz legally purchased AR-15 rifle
Author: 0 School shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz legally purchased AR-15 rifle

Medical personnel tend to a victim following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla ., on Wednesday. A Florida community will join together on Thursday to mourn the 17 victims of a suspected lone gunman as officials seek to discover how the heavily armed teenager managed to mingle with students before one of the deadliest school shootings in USA history.

Worldwide Trump Addresses America's Troubled Children: 'You Are Never Alone'
Author: 0 Trump Addresses America's Troubled Children: 'You Are Never Alone'

The president added that the nation "must work together to create a culture in our country that embraces the dignity of life" and "turns classmates and colleagues into friends and neighbors". Sheriffs in Broward County posted custody records online Thursday, the morning after they arrested Cruz. "This epidemic of mass slaughter, this scourge of school shooting after school shooting", Sen.

Worldwide White House faces new pressure from Congress over Rob Porter's departure
Author: 0 White House faces new pressure from Congress over Rob Porter's departure

Kelly has come under fire over the past week for his handling of the allegations against Porter, who resigned after his two ex-wives and an ex-girlfriend accused him of domestic violence. "But it's all or nothing, and when it comes to this president, it's all bashing or nothing". He also had been dating White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, according to multiple accounts.

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