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Worldwide Neiphiu Rio takes oath as new Nagaland Chief Minister
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Neiphiu Rio, leader of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Nagaland along with and the 11 other council ministers. Hours before the swearing-in ceremony, the National People's Party (NPP) withdrew its letter of support to the NDPP-BJP alliance. The venue holds significance as the announcement of Nagaland's statehood on December 1, 1963, was made from here by the then president Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

Worldwide Snowstorm threatens new round of power outages on US East Coast
Author: 0 Snowstorm threatens new round of power outages on US East Coast

The storm will dump 6 to 10 inches of snow to areas west of the major metro areas of the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast, the weather service said. Airports were also hit hard by the storm, with about 2,000 flights canceled in the NY area across JFK, Newark and LaGuardia, according to FlightAware .

Author: 0 Nunberg proves in wacky TV rants he's just another flaky ex-aide

Mueller's investigation arose in part from the findings of USA intelligence agencies that Russian Federation had meddled in the election and that its goals eventually included aiding Trump who won a surprise victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton .

Worldwide Democrats Sing the Texas Blues
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Abbott endorsed three candidates who were running on the Republican side of the State House, and two of those candidates lost. How did they do? In the 7th, Democratic candidate Laura Moser advanced, even after the national committee that oversees the party's House election efforts took the unusual step of trying to disparage her campaign because it fears she's too liberal to win a general election.

Worldwide Florida Passes Minimal Gun-Safety Measures, But Scott's Gun Record Still Sucks
Author: 0 Florida Passes Minimal Gun-Safety Measures, But Scott's Gun Record Still Sucks

Lawmakers in the Florida House voted 67-50 to approve the legislation, which raises the minimum age to purchase rifles from 18 to 21 and imposes a three-day wait period for most purchases of those guns, The Associated Press reported . Florida lawmakers decided on a broad spectrum of measures to respond to the shooting, including money to raze and rebuild the school building where the shooting occurred, funds for a memorial to the 17 killed and money for an investigation into potential ...

Worldwide Spurs 0-0 Juve in first half
Author: 0 Spurs 0-0 Juve in first half

Spurs had earned themselves a battling two-all draw a fortnight ago in Turin - setting the tie up nicely for a classic showdown at Wembley. Pochettino was in bullish mood ahead of tonight's huge clash against Juve. Chelsea and Manchester United will complete their second legs next week, but two Premier League clubs are already through. Juventus began the second period slowly and appeared to be losing their cool, but a three-minute spell between the 64th minute and 67th turned the game ...

Worldwide Air strikes on Eastern Ghouta kill 45, say monitors
Author: 0 Air strikes on Eastern Ghouta kill 45, say monitors

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 60 people in the besieged rebel enclave were left struggling to breathe after air strikes and barrel bombs hit the towns of Saqba and Hammuriyeh. A rare humanitarian aid convoy made it to eastern Ghouta on Monday but was forced to cut short its mission amid severe bombardment by the government.

Worldwide Kerala HC orders CBI probe into Youth Congress Worker's killing
Author: 0 Kerala HC orders CBI probe into Youth Congress Worker's killing

Speaking to television reporters, K. Sudhakaran, Congress leader who was close to Shuhaib and have been spearheading protests, said he hopes the CBI would "bring the killers and their handlers to the book". The CBI counsel informed the court that the agency was ready to take over the investigation in the case. The government position is that all cases should be investigated by Kerala police.

Worldwide Statues of Gandhi and BR Ambedkar vandalised in Kerala and Tamil Nadu
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Also, the Home Ministry on Wednesday issued a second advisory, its second in the day, holding district magistrates and superintendents of police "personally responsible" for such incidents of vandalism. Reports state that the supporters chanted "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" while the statue was pulled down. The first instance of the statue vandalism, namely the razing to the ground of the Lenin statue in Tripura, took place only 2 days after the BJP secured a historic win in the state, removing from ...

Worldwide Florida school survivors go wild with Dwyane Wade surprise visit
Author: 0 Florida school survivors go wild with Dwyane Wade surprise visit

Democratic Rep. Kristin Jacobs said she did not like the idea of arming teachers, but she voted yes. "I do not think that more guns in our schools is the answer". "We don't want a veto of the bill because there is just too much good stuff in there for our schools, and for our students and families that need that, especially in Parkland".

Worldwide Mostly Sunny and Light Winds
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Travel will likely become impossible there, forecasters said. Tonight: A rain to snow mix will develop overnight, with a low of 34 degrees. Impacts from any snow looks to be minor, yet a light dusting could develop for the higher elevations for Southeast Kentucky.

Worldwide What is thundersnow? Explaining this rare winter storm occurrence
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For them, the wonder of " thundersnow " isn't likely to inspire awe as much as dread. Airports in New Jersey , New York and Philadelphia had canceled more than 1,500 flights by Wednesday morning. Still, spring can not arrive soon enough. For communities away from the water, powerful gusts could knock out power to a region where more than 20,000 were still in the dark.

Worldwide Britain First leader and deputy leader guilty of religiously-aggravated harassment
Author: 0 Britain First leader and deputy leader guilty of religiously-aggravated harassment

The court heard how Golding, 36, and Fransen, 31, confronted people they believed were defendants in the case. Britain First leader Paul Golding was found guilty on one count. The Twitter accounts of Fransen and Golding and their party were suspended after the November controversy. The duo is due to stand trial next month on separate charges that they stoked racial hatred at an anti-Muslim rally in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Worldwide Democrats and female candidates score big in Texas primaries
Author: 0 Democrats and female candidates score big in Texas primaries

At a recent all-candidates panel for Democrats , organized by Strauss, one of those seeking to take on Republicans is herself symbolic of a resurgent party in a state seemingly edging out of its political comfort zone - Lupe Valdez , an openly gay female former sheriff in Dallas County who's now eyeing the governor's office and unafraid of defying expectations in longstanding conservative jurisdictions.

Author: 0 Cape Henlopen letter shares details on student "walkout" planned for next week

Someone emailed the dean of students about the comment, which was made Tuesday morning, and the student was pulled out of class and asked about the remark by the school resource deputy. Matthews said it's hard to keep students safe if they're not inside the school. "We will remain there from 10 a.m.to 10:17 a.m., in honor of the 17 victims", Soderberg said.

Worldwide Cards Bracing for Long ACC Tournament Weekend
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The Cavs have earned it the old-fashioned way, playing actual college students who play basketball while pursuing their degrees and playing a style that no one else can match. A big name that they're getting production from is Allerik Freeman. The first game of the day, and the victor gets the top seeded Virginia Cavaliers.

Worldwide Mystery bones likely belonged to Amelia Earhart, says study
Author: 0 Mystery bones likely belonged to Amelia Earhart, says study

Nikumaroro was considered uninhabited until 1938 , lying roughly 563 kilometres (350 miles) southeast of Howland Island, which sits just north of the equator in the central Pacific Ocean. Amelia Earhart in her airplane in a photo dated to 1936. The actual bones disappeared decades ago in Fiji, but we still have some of the measurements, including humerus and radius arm bones.

Worldwide Crude oil futures settle at $62.57
Author: 0 Crude oil futures settle at $62.57

Crude prices rose higher on Monday, boosted by hopes for new output cuts prior to a meeting between OPEC leaders and USA shale producers later in the day. USA steel makers have largely abandoned this niche market in favor of higher volume products with less rigorous quality specifications. If OPEC + Russia's production agreement comes to an end in a disorderly fashion before it expires at the end of 2018, oil supplies could come back to the market faster than anticipated and reignite the ...

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