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Global News Dharmendra Pradhan elected to Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh
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Answering a query that for the first time the party has allocated candidature keeping the caste-based equations at bay, the Chief Minister said Rajya Sabha is an Upper House , where people who have certain capabilities/ specialists and here equations doesn't have much significance.

Global News Thousands stream out of Syrian rebel enclave as army advances
Author: 0 Thousands stream out of Syrian rebel enclave as army advances

In the latest fighting, Ankara-backed forces launched a bombardment of Afrin and closed in on the main city, in an offensive that could redraw the map in northern Syria. Defying expectations, al-Assad has maintained his grip on power and his forces were yesterday edging closer to securing the once-threatened capital with an assault on rebel-held Eastern Ghouta.

Global News Radical Brazilian Politician Marielle Franco Assassinated
Author: 0 Radical Brazilian Politician Marielle Franco Assassinated

Franco was shot several times as bullets sprayed her vehicle as it drove through Rio de Janeiro's unsafe north side. A press officer who worked for Franco who was sitting in the back seat was injured. Amnesty International said the probe should be rigorous and focus on "the context, motive and responsibility" for the killing. Franco was raised and lived in a complex of slums called Mare.

Global News $560M Powerball victor can stay anonymous, judge rules
Author: 0 $560M Powerball victor can stay anonymous, judge rules

He did rule, however, that the woman's hometown can be publicly released, as it was "highly unlikely" that the woman could be identified as the victor exclusively based on her hometown. We sympathize with the winner's desire to remain anonymous, but the rules requiring she disclose her identity were in place when she bought her winning ticket.

Global News Claire Foy paid less than Matt Smith for The Crown
Author: 0 Claire Foy paid less than Matt Smith for The Crown

They did not reveal either salary - Foy's was put at US$40,000 (S$52,400) an episode by Variety previous year - but told a panel event in Jerusalem that Smith's 2010 to 2013 starring role in the BBC's Doctor Who had been the decisive factor.

Global News London snow: Weather warning issued as Siberian wind blows over
Author: 0 London snow: Weather warning issued as Siberian wind blows over

That band of wet weather is expected to move northeastwards across the United Kingdom but to weaken. The sudden drop in temperature at the weekend, with winds from the east, have led to the weather phenomenon being dubbed the Beast from the East Two after a similar front brought freezing temperatures and heavy snow to the United Kingdom in early March.

Global News It's up to London to solve Ireland Brexit conundrum, Juncker says
Author: 0 It's up to London to solve Ireland Brexit conundrum, Juncker says

Mr Tusk said the lack of a solid outline of the future EU-UK relationship, incorporating the Irish Border, was hampering progress thus far. "The time will come when you regret your decision", the president of the European Commission said, as Nigel Farage laughed and shook his head in disbelief.

Global News Joy Behar apologizes to Christians; Franklin Graham accepts
Author: 0 Joy Behar apologizes to Christians; Franklin Graham accepts

Behar's on-air reaction: "It's one thing to talk to Jesus". She had also said anyone who hears the voice of God suffers from "mental illness". She later said she was joking, but Pence said the remarks were "wrong" and it was later revealed by Disney CEO Bob Iger that she telephoned Pence to express contrition for her comments.

Global News Republican member of House Intel Committee says it has 'lost all credibility'
Author: 0 Republican member of House Intel Committee says it has 'lost all credibility'

That puts the House Republicans at direct odds with the nation's intelligence agencies, which assessed past year that the Kremlin specifically sought to undermine Clinton and assist Trump. The Democrats would have an opportunity to offer their input before the report is sent for declassification and ultimately public release, a process that could take at least a month, .

Global News What you should know about today's Pennsylvania special election
Author: 0 What you should know about today's Pennsylvania special election

Not only did the president campaign for Moore, tweet for Moore - but Trump essentially saved Moore's campaign after numerous and detailed sexual assault allegations were leveled against the Republican candidate. An 11th hour visit by President Trump, more than $10 million of Republican campaign spending , and a coordinated labor union effort for Lamb have put the national spotlight on a district that Trump won by almost 20 points in 2016.

Global News Teen killed, woman injured in second Austin explosion
Author: 0 Teen killed, woman injured in second Austin explosion

Davis says she's friends with the woman who was injured, who she says is the mother of the 17-year-old who died. A second explosion, about 4 miles away in southeastern Austin, injured a 75-year-old woman in the working-class Hispanic community of Montopolis.

Global News Ousted Trump aide McEntee is under investigation for 'serious financial crimes'
Author: 0 Ousted Trump aide McEntee is under investigation for 'serious financial crimes'

Kelly, the White House chief of staff, has said in recent weeks that too many staff members were operating on interim security clearances because they could not pass Federal Bureau of Investigation background checks. At the very least, it appears Mr McEntee did not have a permanent security clearance and, with the ongoing criminal investigation, was unlikely to every be granted one.

Global News Hamas Denounces the Explosion That Targeted Palestinian PM in Gaza
Author: 0 Hamas Denounces the Explosion That Targeted Palestinian PM in Gaza

Hamdallah was not hurt and a short time later attended the inauguration of a sewage plant. Iyad al-Buzom, Gaza's interior ministry spokesman, said the act of placing blame "has a political dimension". The United Nations Mideast envoy also condemned the attack. "This attack targets the efforts of President Mahmoud Abbas to achieve unity and end all internal divisions", the office added in a statement , "Whoever is behind the explosions is directly serving Israel's interests, this is ...

Global News Netanyahu Coalition Chaos Deepens As Israeli Lawmaker Debate Early Elections
Author: 0 Netanyahu Coalition Chaos Deepens As Israeli Lawmaker Debate Early Elections

Earlier on Monday, the government's Ministerial Committee for Legislation voted in favor of the bill following overnight talks between Netanyahu and ultra-Orthodox coalition partners for an agreed version of the bill. Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon, in turn, said he will pull his party (Kulanu) from the coalition if the budget fails to pass this week. However, the secularist right-wing partners object to such a bill, saying the ultra-Orthodox should "share the burden" of military service.

Global News DeVos Fires Back at '60 Minutes' After Interview Criticism
Author: 0 DeVos Fires Back at '60 Minutes' After Interview Criticism

DEVOS: I have not - I have not - I have not intentionally visited schools that are underperforming . The White House did not respond to a request for an official comment regarding DeVos' performance. She would not commit to continuing to require that the data be submitted. " DeVos had trouble answering questions and seemed to contradict herself".

Global News Bairstow ton helps England win series against New Zealand
Author: 0 Bairstow ton helps England win series against New Zealand

Together they had added 221 runs for the third wicket when Jason Roy was dismissed for a career-best 151-ball 180, the highest for an England player in ODIs. Adil Rashid , 10. Tom Curran , 11. Santner was finally snared by Woakes, though, late in the innings, the Warwickshire man also getting rid of Tim Southee thanks to a spectacular Bairstow catch on the boundary before Curran ended the innings with the scalp of Ish Sodhi .

Global News Trump Blocks Broadcom Takeover Of Qualcomm On National Security Concerns
Author: 0 Trump Blocks Broadcom Takeover Of Qualcomm On National Security Concerns

Trump issued an executive order on Monday that prohibits Broadcom from acquiring Qualcomm for roughly $117 billion , citing national security concerns. "In the absence of information that changes CFIUS's assessment of the national security risks posed by this transaction, CFIUS would consider taking further action, including but not limited to referring the transaction to the President for decision", the letter said.

Global News Nepal police say at least 38 dead in plane crash
Author: 0 Nepal police say at least 38 dead in plane crash

One of the survivors, Nepalese travel agent Basanta Bohora, described from his hospital bed what he had experienced. "Over 50 people are feared dead". After a normal take-off from Dhaka, the 17-year-old Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 turboprop had begun to behave strangely as it approached Kathmandu , he said.

Global News India suspends doctors, launches probe after patient's severed leg used as pillow
Author: 0 India suspends doctors, launches probe after patient's severed leg used as pillow

According to the reports, the man, who was a cleaner in a school bus, lost his one leg and around half of the students got injured when a bus turned turtle in Lechura area on Saturday. The conductor of the bus, Ghanshyam, 28 who was standing on the gate got trapped and his leg got severed. Taking cognisance of the alleged incident, State Medical Education Minister Ashutosh Tandon late on Saturday night, directed the suspension of two doctors and two nurses with immediate effect on the ...

Global News Black box from Turkish plane crashed in Iran found
Author: 0 Black box from Turkish plane crashed in Iran found

Officials there did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Sharjah is a neighbouring emirate of Dubai. Reports say the plane fell down near Shahr-e Kord, the capital city of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province . "In it, Basaran poses on the tarmac carrying flowers, wearing a denim jacket reading "Mrs. Bride" and the hashtag "#bettertogether". In another picture, she holds heart-shaped balloons inside the plane.

Global News Singhvi, Ketkar among 10 Congress candidates for Rajya Sabha polls
Author: 0 Singhvi, Ketkar among 10 Congress candidates for Rajya Sabha polls

The Congress on Sunday announced names of 10 candidates for the biennial Rajya Sabha elections in seven states, including Abhishek Manu Singhvi from West Bengal and senior journalist Kumar Ketkar from Maharashtra. The polls are being held for 58 Rajya Sabha seats across states, of which six are in Maharasthra. The last date of filing nominations is tomorrow, scrutiny of nomination papers would take place on March 13 and the last date of withdrawal is March 15.

Global News Tigers looking to get edge back in NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Tigers looking to get edge back in NCAA Tournament

Auburn (2-3 in those games) defeated the Pride, lost to the Owls and Gators, and split with the Gamecocks. They haven't been able to solve Virginia, though. That's hard to do in college basketball with the parity we have... Purifoy and Wiley were ruled out due to eligibility concerns on November 2 and have not appeared in a game this season.

Global News China says trade war with U.S. will only bring disaster
Author: 0 China says trade war with U.S. will only bring disaster

China does not want to enter in a war with the U.S., as it would have devastating consequences for world's economy. China's commerce minister said Sunday: "China does not want a trade war, nor will it actively initiate a trade war". -China trade deficit by $100 billion. The Trump administration earlier approved higher tariffs on Chinese-made washing machines, solar modules and some other goods, prompting Beijing to accuse Washington of disrupting global trade regulation by taking action ...

Global News Farmers march to Mumbai to lay siege to Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha
Author: 0 Farmers march to Mumbai to lay siege to Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha

Over 35,000 farmers from across Maharashtra, who embarked on a "Long March" from Nashik on 6. Ashok Dhawale, president of the All India Kisan Sabha , said: "Our protests are not political". "And they are away from their work for five days". This time, the ABKS has chose to take on the government on its own. "All this will definitely have an impact on the elections next year", Sonawne said.

Global News Kenyatta, Odinga talk unity, to heal Kenyan political divisions
Author: 0 Kenyatta, Odinga talk unity, to heal Kenyan political divisions

Known for his anti-Jubilee policies, Koigi is popular for his scathing attacks and condemnations against the government, a characteristic also shared by the former Prime Minister. The Supreme Court earlier nullified an August presidential poll and ordered the October re-run. One analyst said his arrival could be linked to the rapprochement between Kenyatta and Odinga.

Global News Steve Bannon: Wear label of 'racist' as a 'badge of honor'
Author: 0 Steve Bannon: Wear label of 'racist' as a 'badge of honor'

This week Le Pen appeared heartened by the strong gains made by the allied anti-immigrant League party in Italy's election. "Right or left doesn't mean anything and doesn't reflect the real division in France today which is between those who feel the nation is an obstacle and those who feel the nation is a jewel to be defended", she said .

Global News Erdogan: Turkish troops on the verge of entering Afrin
Author: 0 Erdogan: Turkish troops on the verge of entering Afrin

Turkey launched its operation, dubbed "Olive Branch", in northern Syria almost seven weeks ago to sweep the Syrian Kurdish YPG from the Turkish border. "We are in Afrin today, we will be in Manbij tomorrow. Approximately 850 square kilometers are under our control during the Afrin operation, and our aim is to clear 2,000 square kilometers from terrorists", he added.

Global News Meghan Markle Has Secret Baptism Ahead Of Royal Wedding
Author: 0 Meghan Markle Has Secret Baptism Ahead Of Royal Wedding

Meghan Markle meets student, Sophia Richards, 10. Meghan's fiancé Prince Harry pulled astonished Sophia Richards out of the crowd to meet the U.S. "The one who dares to fly in the face of all these stereotypes is the best kind of role model a young female can have". She was fondly known as the " People's Princess ", after all.

Global News Trump accepts invitation to meet North Korea's Kim Jong
Author: 0 Trump accepts invitation to meet North Korea's Kim Jong

U.S. allies in the region have given a cautious welcome to the development while vowing to keep up intense diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea . But in an interview that aired April 30, he called Kim "a pretty smart cookie" - expressing admiration that the North Korean strongman "was able to assume power" at a young age.

Global News Gunman Takes Hostages At California Veterans Home
Author: 0 Gunman Takes Hostages At California Veterans Home

A man who exchanged gunfire with law enforcement officers is holding three people hostage inside the Veterans Home of California in Yountville, authorities said Friday afternoon. Thornton says she's still shaking and that she hasn't been able to talk to her father. Though she thinks her dad is safe, she is still anxious about the stress of the situation, considering his age and that he has post-traumatic stress disorder and some dementia.

Global News U.S. top diplomat to arrive in Kenya on Friday
Author: 0 U.S. top diplomat to arrive in Kenya on Friday

Trump allegedly made the comment about African nations and Haiti during a meeting on US immigration legislation in January. "We are not in any way attempting to keep Chinese investment dollars out of Africa". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) smiles as he walks with Ethiopian Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu (R) upon his arrival at the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia , March 7, 2018.

Global News Saudi Crown Prince: Turkey part of 'triangle of evil'
Author: 0 Saudi Crown Prince: Turkey part of 'triangle of evil'

There were crowds of protesters and supporters of the royal visit on Downing Street, being separated by police. An Egyptian newspaper has quoted bin Salman as describing Iran and Turkey as part of a "triangle of evil" in region, during a visit to Cairo on his first foreign trip since becoming heir to the Saudi Kingdom a year ago.

Global News Supreme Court of India upholds passive euthanasia for terminally ill individuals---DONE
Author: 0 Supreme Court of India upholds passive euthanasia for terminally ill individuals---DONE

Journalist Pinki Virani had fought for her right to die with dignity , which was ultimately denied by the Supreme Court . People on social media have come in enormous support of the decision, stating that its encouraging for people who have to suffer pain, and don't want to live any longer because prolonged illness that incurable or if they're in an irreversible coma or vegetative state .

Global News Spring Ahead - Daylight Saving Time To Return
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On Saturday , all the locations in the USA that use daylight saving time will spring forward at 2 a.m. Saturday night/Sunday morning, jumping from 2 a.m. We again examined internet search behavior and followed up with our own experiment. On the other hand, during the day when there is sunlight, we want to be awake, and that is when levels are at their lowest.

Global News On Women's Day, Matunga Rd station gets all-women staff
Author: 0 On Women's Day, Matunga Rd station gets all-women staff

Already, in January 2018, the Matunga Railway Station in Mumbai has entered the coveted Limca Book of Records 2018 for being manned completely by women employees. The KSR Bengaluruâ€"Danapur Sanghamitra Express was flagged off with an all women on-board crew on Women's Day. To recognize this, SCR has decided to make certain Railway Stations manned by all women employees", he said.

Global News Missouri officer killed, 2 hurt when sent to wrong house
Author: 0 Missouri officer killed, 2 hurt when sent to wrong house

It's not clear if Waters, 37, was living there. Police Officer Chris Morton this morning. One of the wounded officers is hospitalized with moderate injuries, and the other has minor injuries. The Highway Patrol confirms the 911 about a domestic dispute with a woman screaming was actually from Windsor, about 20 miles away. He served stints in prison from October 2000 through November 2002, May 2003 through April 2008, July 2008 through October 2012, and May 2014 through last July, ...

Global News Pacific Trade Pact Faces Political Scrutiny After Signing
Author: 0 Pacific Trade Pact Faces Political Scrutiny After Signing

A trade deal originally expected to enhance trade relations between numerous Pacific countries and the United States has been signed but without USA participation. "Last year Australia exported around $12b worth of agricultural goods to the TPP-11 countries, so this is a real game changer with huge potential".

Global News Spurs star hoping to return 'soon'
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But obviously, I'm a competitor, and if I can play, I'm going to go out and play like I did in the nine games, just to test it out. Leonard held an impromptu, four-minute press conference Wednesday following Spurs practice. "The guys have been doing it all season. We don't want to take any steps back and just aggravate things", Leonard continued. "It's hard to explain, but I am definitely better".

Global News Navy commander wants 'transparency' on China's defense spending after budget increase
Author: 0 Navy commander wants 'transparency' on China's defense spending after budget increase

The 8.1 per cent increase unveiled on Monday is higher than last year's budget allocation, when China upped military spending by 7 per cent over the previous year. "There is every indication that China wants to expand what it will call defence capabilities in the South China Sea". In an article on its website, China's Defence Ministry cited Chen Zhou, a researcher at the Academy of Military Science, as saying the spending increase was "reasonable" and "sustainable", and that there ...

Global News Former Trump campaign chief faces arraignment in Virginia
Author: 0 Former Trump campaign chief faces arraignment in Virginia

Mr. Manafort entered the plea in Alexandria, before District Judge T.S. Ellis III of the Eastern District of Virginia. The charges are connected to work Manafort did for a pro-Russia political party in Ukraine. In a separate development Thursday, another former Trump campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, met with the House Intelligence Committee for a second time as part of the panel's Russian Federation investigation.

Global News French FM faces criticism on Iran visit
Author: 0 French FM faces criticism on Iran visit

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif also made a point to mention France armed dictator Saddam Hussein during the bloody 1980s Iran-Iraq war. "The country's defence capabilities will continue non-stop and foreigners do not have the right to enter this field", Jazayeri said Monday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency .

Global News Sessions slams sanctuary laws in speech to California police officers
Author: 0 Sessions slams sanctuary laws in speech to California police officers

In his speech Wednesday, Sessions offered a message directly to Schaaf: " How dare you , how dare you needlessly endanger the lives of our law enforcement officers to promote a radical open-borders agenda". "I'm afraid this is an embarrassment to the proud state of California", Sessions said. But Sessions said it is more than one mayor. "We're in the business of public safety, not deportation", he said.

Global News Kellyanne Conway Nailed for Violating the Hatch Act-Twice
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway Nailed for Violating the Hatch Act-Twice

The OSC has sent their findings to the president, as the White House itself has been directed to deliver disciplinary action to Conway. The Office of Special Counsel issued a report today in which it concluded that Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway violated the Hatch Act on two separate occasions in her capacity as a federal employee.

Global News Why CFIUS Is Intervening in Broadcom's Qualcomm Bid
Author: 0 Why CFIUS Is Intervening in Broadcom's Qualcomm Bid

Mir also cited concerns about Broadcom's relationships with foreign entities, without elaborating on who they might be. Qualcomm just concluded its 5G day in San Diego, California, where it showed off a number of new demos showcasing what the new Snapdragon 845 can do.

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