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Worldwide Court Rulings End GOP Efforts to Block Voting Map for Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Court Rulings End GOP Efforts to Block Voting Map for Pennsylvania

The broader point here is two-fold: 1) This is a major win for Democrats hoping to retake the House majority this November and 2) If the Court ultimately decides that partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional, it will have a profound effect on how maps gets drawn - and who controls the House majority - in 2021 and beyond.

Worldwide Putin says will engage with West after record vote win
Author: 0 Putin says will engage with West after record vote win

Mr. Putin's victory, which comes at a time when his relations with the West are on a hostile trajectory, will extend his political dominance of Russian Federation by six years to 2024. About 107 million Russians were eligible to cast ballots and in its latest update on participation. "I think that in the United States and Britain they've understood they can not influence our elections", Igor Morozov, a member of the upper house of parliament, said on state television.

Worldwide Vladimir Putin claims victory with rivals trounced in Russian election
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin claims victory with rivals trounced in Russian election

Vladimir Putin won Russia's presidential election on Sunday, March 18, 2018, with nearly 74 percent of the vote, according to an official exit poll, with the Opposition reporting ballot stuffing and other cases of alleged fraud. The circumstantial evidence is compelling that he was behind the attempted murder of the former double agent, Sergei Skripal and his daughter in a Salisbury shopping centre.

Worldwide Trump bans use of Venezuelan cryptocurrency
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is pictured between palm trees as he arrives for a session of the National Constituent Assembly at Palacio Federal Legislativo in Caracas, Venezuela August 10, 2017. According to Maduro, the government has already received commitments to purchase $5 billion worth of petro. Venezuela is said to be one of the hot topics in discussion at the meeting.

Worldwide Vols fall to No. 11 seed Loyola Chicago in second round
Author: 0 Vols fall to No. 11 seed Loyola Chicago in second round

And Miami on Thursday was primed to win and cover, but they missed the front end of a one-and-one, leaving the door open for the Loyola game victor as the clock expired. Loyola Chicago's Aundre Jackson led his team to a win with a team-high 16 points. "A lot of times they did a good job of switching their lineups", Williams said.

Worldwide Daler Mehendi found guilty on immigration scandal case
Author: 0 Daler Mehendi found guilty on immigration scandal case

He was condemned to two years in prison and was later conceded safeguard. Pleading innocence, Daler told the media on Friday: "I have been granted bail. Mr. Singh alleged that the Punjabi singer had taken money for taking him to Canada . The police claimed that the Mehndi brothers had taken two performance groups to the USA in 1998 and 1999 during which they had " dropped off " 10 group members illegally.

Worldwide Lightning sends rural Australian homes up in flames
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The out-of-control fires lashing the region haunt the memories of those who survived one of Victoria's fatal blazes - Ash Wednesday - with Terang's Chris O'Connor still remembering the 1983 event. It's been 36 hours after the fires first sparked on Saturday and power has been restored to most properties, although some places won't have power for days.

Worldwide Mamata Banerjee welcomes TDP's decision to quit NDA
Author: 0 Mamata Banerjee welcomes TDP's decision to quit NDA

Last June, Mr Chamling had written to Union home minister Rajnath Singh backing the Gorkhaland demand and in turn the West Bengal government too had written to Mr Singh, protesting against his support. Sources in the All India Trinamool Congress said that the meeting was also aimed at ensuring that no further disturbances take place in the Darjeeling hills.

Author: 0 Merck KGaA (MRK) Given a €85.00 Price Target at Cfra

The institutional investor held 72,322 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.34M, up from 51,643 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott Lc holds 0.62% or 846,793 shares in its portfolio. Payden & Rygel has 351,700 shares for 2.24% of their portfolio. Letko Brosseau And Assoc Incorporated reported 2.45M shares.

Worldwide Syria slams Turkey 'occupation' of Afrin, demands withdrawal
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Federica Mogherini told reporters in Brussels that worldwide efforts in Syria should be aimed at "de-escalating the military activities and not escalating them". Residents of Afrin are fleeing as Turkish troops and their militant allies close on in on the Syrian city. "If they have not yet stolen my things, they will in an hour", he said.

Worldwide Aarushi-Hemraj murder case to be re-examined by Supreme Court
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Allahabad High Court had in its judgement acquitted the Talwars due to lack of evidence in their only daughter Aarushi murder case. Later, the CBI also filed an appeal against the acquittal of Talwars in the case. Rubbishing the entire investigation carried by CBI in the case since 2008, HC dropped all the charges against Talwars. Initially, the domestic help Hemraj was believed to be the murderer due to his disappearance but his dead body, found on the terrace of the Talwar residence, ...

Worldwide India hosts informal WTO ministerial meeting
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This is the second WTO mini-ministerial meeting being hosted by India , after the first in 2009. Among the "institutional" issues India has raised are attempts being made to "curtail the development dimension of trade and trade rules" in the WTO as part of the Doha Round.

Worldwide Jordan Henderson reveals message he wrote on Mohamed Salah's matchball
Author: 0 Jordan Henderson reveals message he wrote on Mohamed Salah's matchball

The former Roma winger scored four goals, over taking the injured Harry Kane in the top scorer charts for the season, and set up Roberto Firmino's goal in the Reds 5-0 hammering of the Hornets. "Then, as a team, if we work as hard as we possibly can, Mo (is) going to finish it in the final third". We had that with Luis. "With Salah it's good to have a bit of pace with him, you've got to have quick feet as well as a defender because he likes chopping and changing", Campbell told ...

Worldwide Crack cocaine of gambling' stakes should be cut says regulator
Author: 0 Crack cocaine of gambling' stakes should be cut says regulator

A spokesman said: 'We fully understand that there is public concern and that there will be a stake cut to reduce the levels of losses on machines in betting shops. "While the package which we are recommending includes a stake cut for Category B2 gaming machines, our advice is clear that any serious attempt to reduce the risk of harm must not rely exclusively on a change to the stake limit for one product, which only 1.5% of the population plays each month".

Worldwide Putin records landslide victory in Russia's presidential poll
Author: 0 Putin records landslide victory in Russia's presidential poll

The Central Election Commission said 67.98% of eligible voters cast a ballot. The runner up was Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin with 12.7 percent. "These are elections of the supreme ruler not only of Russian Federation, but of the entire Planet Earth", he said after having cast his vote in Moscow .

Worldwide Brendan Rodgers: 'Celtic lacked cutting edge against Motherwell'
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Rodgers acknowledges that a lack of cutting edge cost Celtic maximum points on their travels, but says that the league leaders remain in a strong position heading into the two-week global break. You take out of that what you will, I'm not saying anything. "It's hard to come in as back-up goalkeeper, but the likes of (goalkeeping coach) Stevie Woods, who has known him longer than I, have always said that he's a player that could play for us".

Author: 0 AP Report: Jared Kushner's Company Filed False Construction Documents

The deception reportedly enabled them to sell all three buildings for $60 million, almost 50 percent more than it paid. The more than 80 work permits, which applied to some 34 buildings in NY, declared that the company had no rent-regulated tenants in the buildings, when in fact they had hundreds.

Worldwide Trump Reportedly Made Senior WH Staffers Sign Nondisclosure Agreements
Author: 0 Trump Reportedly Made Senior WH Staffers Sign Nondisclosure Agreements

The source also told the Post that the agreement was supposed to extend past Trump's time in office, a move the newspaper described as "extraordinary". According to the Washington Post , which reported that it had obtained a draft copy of an NDA prepared for White House staffers, the contracts bind signatories into silence beyond the end of a Trump presidency-"at all times thereafter"-and expose those who break them to damages".

Worldwide Mike Pence urges Pakistan to do more against Taliban
Author: 0 Mike Pence urges Pakistan to do more against Taliban

During the 30-minute meeting, Pence emphasised the need for immediate action from Pakistan to stop cross-border attacks. The US vice president also suggested that Islamabad should work closely with Washington . Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) continues to covertly support the Taliban in the border region, a US media report said on Friday, naming specific neighbourhoods in the country that are being used as safe havens by the terrorists.

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