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China stabbings: Seven students killed in Shaanxi

China stabbings: Seven students killed in Shaanxi

County police said initial investigations suggested that the 28-year-old male suspect was a former pupil at the middle school, where he had been bullied. He said made a decision to take a dagger and kill people on Friday because he hated his classmates. Private gun ownership is strictly prohibited in China so mostly knives and homemade explosives are used in violent crimes. Read More

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Saudi-led strike 'kills dozens' of Yemen rebels

Saudi-led strike 'kills dozens' of Yemen rebels

He was also number two on the Saudi-led coalition's most wanted list. Saleh Nasser Fazl Al-Bakhshi, self-proclaimed "emir" of the terrorist group's branch in the Aden and Abyan regions, was killed during a successful raid carried out by the units of counter-terrorism, emergency forces and security support of the Department of Security of Aden. Read More

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Trump environment chief grilled by Congress

Trump environment chief grilled by Congress

Elkins said the summary was prepared by Patrick Sullivan, an assistant inspector general, and "leaked without authorization". Two weeks ago, Pruitt's former deputy chief of staff came forward with allegations that his ex-boss overspent his office allowance, demanded security measures that weren't warranted, and insisted on exorbitant travel arrangements - including the rental of a $100,000-per-month private jet. Read More

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Marcus Smart is Questionable for Game 5

Marcus Smart is Questionable for Game 5

Now the series returns to the TD Garden on Tuesday night, and the Celtics are hoping Rozier returns to being that terrifying force that gave the Bucks nightmares. Malcolm Brogdon chipped in ten, and Jabari Parker added 16 points off the bench . Andre Igoudala picked up his fourth foul with 7:56 remaining in the third quarter, but picked up just one more foul for the remainder of the game. Read More

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Scientists Favor Transparency, but Say EPA Plan Will Limit It

Scientists Favor Transparency, but Say EPA Plan Will Limit It

The rule will ensure that the regulatory science underlying Agency actions is fully transparent, and that underlying scientific information is publicly available in a manner sufficient for independent validation. "This decision seems hasty", she wrote in an email. In a House office building last week, Smith feted a group of researchers from the National Association of Scholars who routinely attack climate science and who say in a new report that there is a "crisis" in science ... Read More

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Senate committee approves Mike Pompeo nomination

Senate committee approves Mike Pompeo nomination

Delaware Democrat Chris Coons opposed Pompeo but agreed to vote present - neither for nor against the nominee - to compensate for the absence of a Republican on the committee, Johnny Isakson of Georgia. "This is the first time that I have met someone with the same kind of guts", Kim told Mr Pompeo during their discussions over the Easter weekend, the Asahi reported, quoting unnamed sources. Read More

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JK: Private tuition centres in Valley closed to contain protests

JK: Private tuition centres in Valley closed to contain protests

Scores of students had protested asking for the delay in the examination as more than 50 per cent of their syllabus remained uncovered. Over 70 students of the Government High School, Baramulla were rounded up following the clashes. Instead, we are doing injustice with somebody to whom we pelt stones upon. So, we will resume our coaching centres from tomorrow, ? he said. We were looking at distractions and one of the distractions we found was coaching centers. Read More

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PM May suffers another defeat in Britain's upper house over European Union rights

PM May suffers another defeat in Britain's upper house over European Union rights

A Downing Street source told the BBC that the Government would stand firm on the issue whatever the outcome of the Commons vote , saying: "We will not be staying in the customs union , or joining a customs union ". Arch Brexiteer and chair of the European Research Group Jacob Rees-Mogg has argued that staying within a customs union would leave the United Kingdom paying Brussels huge sums each year while having no say on rules and regulations imposed on business and commerce. Read More

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Mabedi takes over Kaizer Chiefs coaching role

Mabedi takes over Kaizer Chiefs coaching role

Kaizer Chiefs of South African Premier League have appointed Malawian football legend Patrick Mabedi as interim coach to replace Steve Komphela for the remainder of the 2017/2018 season‚ the club announced on Monday. The (PSL) said it would work closely with law enforcement to ensure that those responsible are subjected to the judicial process. South Africa successfully hosted the World Cup, the first in Africa, with the Moses Mabhida Stadium one of the stadiums built for the 2010 ... Read More

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FAA, EASA Order Emergency Checks On CFM56-7B Engines

FAA, EASA Order Emergency Checks On CFM56-7B Engines

The agency issued the emergency directive after the maker of the engine, CFM International , called for the inspection of fan blades on CFM56-7B engines. came to a halt, of course, the entire crowd was (in) tears and people crying and we were just thankful to be alive", Martinez said. The airline added that its officials are in direct contact with the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration to support an immediate, coordinated response to this ... Read More

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National Walkout a controversy at Neville High School

National Walkout a controversy at Neville High School

Students who assembled at the State Capitol called for an end to all gun violence, especially as it affects people of color. West Lafayette Junior/Senior High School held a protest in light of the shooting which occured 19 years ago. Although the district did not have anything specific planned for Friday, the schools have been working with the student since the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Read More

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Nadal brushes off Thiem in Monte Carlo

Nadal brushes off Thiem in Monte Carlo

Djokovic was once Nadal's nemesis, even on clay. They played four matches against each other past year, with the Spaniard winning three of them, including the semi-final of French Open. But he was in no position to threaten Nadal's serve. Japan's Kei Nishikori beat Italian Andreas Seppi 6-0, 2-6, 6-3. The first few games of the second set went with serve, but Thiem broke for a 3-2 lead on his third break point of the game when Djokovic scooped a wayward backhand off target. Read More

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SC disturbed at MPs raising CJI impeachment issue in public

The day started with a delegation of the opposition parties, led by Congress veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad , submitting a notice to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu for an impeachment motion against the CJI. Under the Constitution, the number required for the motion to be entertained is 50 members. That Chief Justice Dipak Misra acquired land when he was an advocate, by giving an affidavit that was found to be false and despite the orders of the ADM cancelling the allotment in 1985, ... Read More

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New rule allows newborn babies on Senate floor

New rule allows newborn babies on Senate floor

Maile, born April 9, became the first child permitted on the floor of the Senate under a rules change that allows children up to age 1 to accompany their parents to votes. The quarreling over whether to allow Duckworth to bring her child onto the Senate floor is in stark contrast to numerous strides working parents have made in recent years in other countries' lawmaking bodies. Read More

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Inspectors not allowed into Douma: UK envoy

Inspectors not allowed into Douma: UK envoy

Uzumcu said the organization's team will not visit Douma until the United Nations security experts deem it safe and only if the chemical-weapons inspectors "can have unhindered access to the sites". U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, in remarks to Congress a day before the strikes, acknowledged that one of his top priorities in crafting the operation would be to minimize the loss of life to civilians. Read More

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Instagram model who smuggled cocaine via cruise ship cries during sentencing

Instagram model who smuggled cocaine via cruise ship cries during sentencing

She said Roberge had partly been driven by a thirst for taking selfies in exotic locations and uploading them to Instagram to get "likes". In 2016, according to The Washington Post , the 7-week cruise took Roberge and two other Canadians who pleaded guilty on a trip that included 17 ports in 11 countries including Britain, Ireland, the United States , Bermuda, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Chile , and Australia . Read More

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Turkey's main opposition parties ready for snap elections

Turkey's main opposition parties ready for snap elections

Some 160,000 people have been detained and a similar number of civil servants dismissed since the failed putsch, it said. The decrees have allowed the government to close down media outlets and non-governmental organizations. However, the call for a snap election was also motivated by concerns over the state of the country's economy. While growth in Turkey was 7.4 percent in 2017, double-digit inflation, a wide current account deficit and the need for debt restructuring at top companies ... Read More

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