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Worldwide RS adjourned after uproar by AIADMK on Cauvery issue
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Chennai :Two DMK workers allegedly made self-immolation bids in Coimbatore on Monday amid a state-wide stir for setting up of Cauvery Management Board at the earliest to implement the Supreme Court's 16 February verdict on water allocation among the riparian states.

Worldwide Esty Announces Decision to Retire After Mishandling Abuse Allegations
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Pelosi stopped short of calling on the congresswoman to resign. In a statement issued Monday afternoon, Esty said, "I went into public service to fight for equality, justice, and fairness". Instead, she says she wants to use her experience as a kind of cautionary tale for improving House rules when it comes to both staffer misconduct and how lawmakers should approach it.

Worldwide Uncontrolled defunct Chinese space module re-enters Earth's atmosphere over South Pacific
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That said , know the likelihood of any of us being hit by a falling piece of space debris was infinitesimally small - just one in a trillion, according to the nonprofit Aerospace Corporation . Between 1971 and mid-2016, space agencies all over the world have dumped between 260 and 300 spacecraft into the region. Roger Thompson, senior engineering specialist with the Aerospace Corporation in Virginia, said modeling of Tiangong 1's re-entry by monitors in the USA had been highly ...

Worldwide Cosby arrives for 1st day of jury selection
Author: 0 Cosby arrives for 1st day of jury selection

More than half of the 120 potential jurors being questioned in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial say they've already formed an opinion about the comedian's guilt or innocence. Defense attorneys have said jurors should be told to prepare for a trial that lasts one month, and the panel will be sequestered. "Now that there's been one trial and the second trial is taking place here in Montgomery County, literally every single veneer person will have heard about the case", Farrell said.

Worldwide Dharmendra Pradhan hopes fuel prices will soon be included under GST
Author: 0 Dharmendra Pradhan hopes fuel prices will soon be included under GST

Fuel prices scaled new highs on Monday but still the Centre remained unwilling to give up some of the additional excise duty gains it had made when oil prices were low. "They will also be benefited by this clean fuel". This time too, if the oil prices don't decline soon, the government may opt to cut excise duty just before the May 12 election in Karnataka.

Worldwide Heaviest April snow storm in 12 years hits NYC
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Extremely heavy snowfall at times, along with winds gusting to 30 miles per hour, are expected to reduce visibility to less than a quarter-mile and make travel conditions hard "if not impossible" before dawn Saturday , said Joe Moore, National Weather Service meteorologist in Duluth.

Worldwide Malaysia passes Bill to curb fake news
Author: 0 Malaysia passes Bill to curb fake news

Azalina Othman, minister in charge of law, said social media such as Twitter and Facebook have acknowledged they are unable to monitor fake news on their platforms. Germany approved a plan previous year to fine social media networks if they fail to remove hateful postings. Other Southeast Asian countries, including Singapore and the Philippines, have also proposed laws to clamp down on fake news.

Worldwide Criminals splatter Trump sign with red paint
Author: 0 Criminals splatter Trump sign with red paint

The president is now in spending his Easter weekend at the resort, and sheriff's investigators were unsure whether the president had seen the damage. - Vandals splashed red paint on a sign at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach over the weekend.

Worldwide U.S. ambassador warns against China curbing American soy imports
Author: 0 U.S. ambassador warns against China curbing American soy imports

Embassy. The Massachusetts Democrat and Trump foe, who has been touted as a potential 2020 presidential candidate despite rejecting such speculation, has said USA trade policy needs a rethink and that she is not afraid of tariffs . But a source in the US semiconductor industry said USA companies have slightly more than 50 percent of China's market for chips, though export data does not reflect that because much of the product is sent offshore for low value added processing.

Worldwide Oklahoma Teachers Rally For More Funding, Say Raise Is Not Enough
Author: 0 Oklahoma Teachers Rally For More Funding, Say Raise Is Not Enough

The teacher prayed for her third-grade students, who face a high-stakes reading test this year that will determine whether they advance to fourth grade. Protesters carried signs reading: "How can you put students first if you put teachers last?" ahead of a rally expected to draw thousands. Kentucky Education Association president Stephanie Winkler said educators will be closely watching legislative proposals for education spending.

Worldwide One dead after police-involved shooting near Greenville
Author: 0 One dead after police-involved shooting near Greenville

As an officer made contact with one of the partygoers, the man fled from the scene in a auto. His name has not been released at this time. "Any time you stop a auto, you never know what you're going to get involved with", said Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan.

Worldwide New York Law Mandates Domestic Abusers Turn Over Guns
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The difference here seems to be that this more targeted legislation requires NY state abusers to surrender their weapons. "New York is once again leading the way to prevent gun violence, and with this common sense reform, break the inextricable link between gun violence and domestic violence", Cuomo said.

Worldwide Russia hits back against EU nations in spy row
Author: 0 Russia hits back against EU nations in spy row

She calls Russia's actions "regrettable" and "unwarranted". Sergei Skripal , 66, remains in critical condition, while the Salisbury District Hospital said Thursday that 33-year-old Yulia Skripal's condition was no longer critical and was now stable.

Worldwide Trump family attends Easter service in Florida
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The Los Angeles Times published in February an article titled, "How much more humiliation can Melania Trump take?" while CNN published an article that asked that same month, "Why does Melania stay?" The tryst is said to have happened a year after Trump and Melania married and just months after their son Barron was born.

Worldwide Punjab braces for 'Bharat Bandh', CBSE postpones board exams in state
Author: 0 Punjab braces for 'Bharat Bandh', CBSE postpones board exams in state

CBSE Class 12th and Class 10th Board Examinations in the State of Punjab, scheduled on April 2, 2018 have been postponed after a request by the Punjab government voicing apprehension over a bandh call given by Dalit outfits in the state. The Centre on Monday filed a review petition on the Supreme Court verdict on the SC/ST Act. While mobile internet services in the state were suspended from 5 pm on Sunday till Monday evening in a bid to check rumour mongering on the social media, all ...

Worldwide Alibaba to buy remaining shares in food delivery app
Author: 0 Alibaba to buy remaining shares in food delivery app

Alibaba now has $471.60 billion valuation. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 2.12 million shares versus an average volume of 0.6 million shares during last trading session. (NYSE:PFE) rating on Wednesday, August 16. Wells Fargo has "Outperform" rating and $110 target. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday , July 13 by Jefferies.

Worldwide Shulkin: Trump Not 'Well-Served' By People Around Him
Author: 0 Shulkin: Trump Not 'Well-Served' By People Around Him

White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters on Sunday told The Associated Press that Shulkin had "resigned" from his job when President Donald Trump abruptly announced via Twitter last Wednesday that he was nominating White House doctor Ronny Jackson to replace him.

Worldwide Severe weather likely Monday night and Tuesday southeast of St. Louis
Author: 0 Severe weather likely Monday night and Tuesday southeast of St. Louis

Even though thunderstorms will produce some torrential downpours, the rainfall amounts look to range from one-to-two inches on average, which should limit a widespread, flood threat in East Texas. The Storm Prediction Center has our area under a slight risk of severe storms with damaging winds and hail the primary threats although an isolated tornado can't be ruled out! The weekend is split so far with sun and clouds Saturday and highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s with showers come ...

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