• Embrace Leadership At Your Library: Celebrate National Library Week April 8-14
Embrace Leadership At Your Library: Celebrate National Library Week April 8-14

However, other types of fees, such as those for lost or damaged items, are not included in the program. First celebrated in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries each April.

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  • Sex ads platform Backpage.com seized by Federal Bureau of Investigation, founder's home raided
Sex ads platform Backpage.com seized by Federal Bureau of Investigation, founder's home raided

The classifieds website has been the focus of intense scrutiny over the issue of its sex ads, which have included those involving children being trafficked by adults. The US Congress passed a bill last month aimed at countering sex trafficking that allows victims of such exploitation to seek justice against website owners who knowingly promote or f...

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  • Timeline: Key events in rapid escalation of US-China trade dispute
Timeline: Key events in rapid escalation of US-China trade dispute

The threats come as the Trump administration announced earlier this week tariffs on $50 billion worth of US imports of Chinese goods focused on electronics and appliances. He did not specify what countermeasures China might take in response. A weak U.S.jobs report helped push U.S. Treasury prices higher as the economy created the fewest jobs ...

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  • Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifters turn physios at Gold Coast after paperwork blunder
Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifters turn physios at Gold Coast after paperwork blunder

Sanjita was on cruise control mode and was assured of a gold medal even before her third and final clean and jerk lift. While Lather had luck on his side, Chanu had her fortitude to thank as she claimed her second successive CWG gold despite nursing a nagging back problem here.

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  • Apple hires Google's Head of Search and Artificial Intelligence
Apple hires Google's Head of Search and Artificial Intelligence

According to an open letter from Google employees, published in the New York Times , however, the disgruntled staff aren't convinced. They're demanding that Google not only cancel the project, but that it publicly commit to a new policy "that neither Google nor its contractors will ever build warfare technology".

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  • NJ couple awareded $37M in Johnson & Johnson baby powder cancer case
NJ couple awareded $37M in Johnson & Johnson baby powder cancer case

His wife was awarded $7 million in damages. The company, represented by Drinker Biddle & Reath and Kirkland & Ellis, said during the more than two-month trial that its products never contained asbestos and that the plaintiffs used faulty test methods to prove otherwise.

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  • Blagg found guilty of wife's murder in re-trial
Blagg found guilty of wife's murder in re-trial

Prosecutors argued that Blagg put his wife's body in a dumpster at work after killing her in 2001. Abramowicz said she knew Butcher was a Dalhousie law graduate who was struggling to get a legal articling job and that he was working as a driving instructor.

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  • CBI questions former RBI deputy governor HR Khan in PNB fraud case
CBI questions former RBI deputy governor HR Khan in PNB fraud case

The MEA earlier suspended the passports of Nirav and Choksi on the advice of the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which registered a case against them under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. Other banks which provided loans to DPIL include Bank of Baroda (Rs 348.99 crore), ICICI Bank (Rs 279.46 crore), Allahabad Bank (Rs 227.96 crore), Dena Ba...

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  • Facebook backs political ad bill, sets limits on 'issue ads'
Facebook backs political ad bill, sets limits on 'issue ads'

The site will also begin labeling and revealing funding sources for political ads, starting in the USA and eventually expanding to the rest of the world, the post says. Facebook said it would also use artificial intelligence to track down any ads that sidestepped the authorisation process. That new requirement will launch alongside a set of featu...

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  • Laois footballer seriously injured in alleged assault
Laois footballer seriously injured in alleged assault

The two men were arrested yesterday evening and are being held by An Garda Síochána at Kilkenny and Thomastown. Laois beat Carlow in the Allianz League Division Four final in Croke Park on Sunday with Mr O'Reilly appearing as a second-half substitute.

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  • Brazil's Lula will not turn himself to police - party source
Brazil's Lula will not turn himself to police - party source

Lula has been ordered to turn himself in to police by 5 p.m. (2000 GMT) on Friday to begin serving a 12-year sentence for accepting bribes from an engineering firm in return for help landing contracts with state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA.

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  • SC sets Friday to hear BJP plaint of systematic violence
SC sets Friday to hear BJP plaint of systematic violence

The BJP has also sought the Supreme Court's intervention into the matter. The last date for filing nomination papers is April 9, the election to panchayats will take place in three phases on May 1, 3 and 5. "It is a rare case where both the BJP and the Congress are on the same page", Rohatgi said. He will pray for a directive from the court to ...

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  • Shares dip on new Trump tariff threat
Shares dip on new Trump tariff threat

With his White House victory rarely far from his mind, Trump praised West Virginia for its support. The Republican measure cut taxes on corporations and the wealthy, and gave more modest savings for many middle-class and lower-income Americans.

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  • Pakistani court bars govt from 'harassing' Hafiz
Pakistani court bars govt from 'harassing' Hafiz

AK Dogar, representing Hafiz Saeed argued that the case is of sensitive nature and the court should form a larger bench. Justice Ameenud Din Khan, who heard the petition filed by lawyer A.K. "JuD dug out 2000 wells for supplying water in Tharparkar, Baluchistan and Balochistan", he said. The counsel requested the court to set aside the impugned n...

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  • Gaza protester dies of wounds suffered earlier, raising toll to 20
Gaza protester dies of wounds suffered earlier, raising toll to 20

The reward system was published on Thursday, just before the final days of the Passover holiday and another mass protest planned by Hamas on the security fence separating Gaza and sovereign Israel under the auspices of the " March of Return" demonstrations.

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  • Michelle Obama says she 'doesn't want the job' of president
Michelle Obama says she 'doesn't want the job' of president

I just happen to be married to somebody who has the passion for politics'. ".She wasn't flawless, but she was way more ideal than numerous alternatives", Obama said . We thought it'd feel fun. 'Over the course of the last campaign, I gave people some indication. This year's conference is being held at Boston's Seaport World Trade Center ...

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  • Broncos LB Miller under investigation for shark incident
Broncos LB Miller under investigation for shark incident

Miller has previously posted similar photos of himself fishing and hunting. As you can see from the above tweet, not everyone was impressed with Miller's catch, and he's now being investigated for the incident. The video shows the shark being released back into the water, but it floats away on its side before quickly sinking under the water. ...

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  • Trump Will 'Probably' Skip WH Correspondents' Dinner - Again
Trump Will 'Probably' Skip WH Correspondents' Dinner - Again

In an interview Friday with "Bernie & Sid in the Morning" on 77 WABC, Trump said it was "unlikely" he would attend the yearly gathering. "I sort of feel that the press is so bad", he said. The then-reality TV star was a proponent of the "birther" conspiracy theory that then-President Obama was not born in the U.S. Trump has called out both CN...

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  • Philadelphia cheers NCAA champion Villanova at parade
Philadelphia cheers NCAA champion Villanova at parade

Action News reporter Chad Pradelli is on board one of the double-decker busses moving down Market Street in Center City Philadelphia. "I know a lot of these Villanova guys", said. Their early decision to switch defensively made for some easy baskets for MI big man Moe Wagner, and the Wolverines guards were spacing the floor and driving right past...

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  • Trade clashes continue for the US, China
Trade clashes continue for the US, China

That total was viewed as commensurate with the economic harm caused to the U.S. economy by China's "unreasonable technology transfer policies", the USTR said. Chamber of Commerce, said Tuesday in a statement. U.S. President Donald Trump signs a memorandum on potential tariffs on Chinese goods at the White House in Washington D.C., the United ...

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  • YouTube shooting: the suspect's final days
YouTube shooting: the suspect's final days

A worker could be seen tearing down the police tape that had cordoned off an entrance to the outdoor patio area where Aghdam opened fire, wounding three people before police say she shot and killed herself. Police officers at YouTube's headquarters following the shooting on April 3. Range owner Jason Remolona refused to answer questions about...

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  • Russian watchdog asks court to block Telegram messenger
Russian watchdog asks court to block Telegram messenger

The conflict between Telegram and the Russian government goes back to past year, when the FSB (the successor to the KGB) demanded that the founder, Pavel Durov, hand over encryption keys to the service . At the time of writing, Durov has not publicly commented on Roskomnadzor's latest action. But a lawyer representing Telegram said any ban wou...

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  • Trump Orders DoD to Deploy National Guard Troops for Border Security Efforts
Trump Orders DoD to Deploy National Guard Troops for Border Security Efforts

Kevin de Leon (D) - who is also a U.S. Senate candidate - tweeted his opinion on the issue, calling Trump's call to use military force at the border "pointless and expensive". Jerry Brown, whose state's designation as a sanctuary state has caused a great deal of controversy. Nielsen declined to say how many troops would be sent to the border or h...

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  • Western Canadian high school students offer services this summer in Kamloops
Western Canadian high school students offer services this summer in Kamloops

In a media release issued on Tuesday, the Ministry said repairs began on September 16th, 2017 and were completed on November 18th. "Any time you can create relationships with students is huge". Those 16 students got a front row seat on Thursday to witness the spectacle. The report said inspectors would continue to monitor student progress at ...

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  • Trump wants to hit China with an additional $100 billion in tariffs
Trump wants to hit China with an additional $100 billion in tariffs

The U.S. tariffs target the high-end technology products made in China . The US tariff plan is based on Section 301 of the 1974 Trade Act that was the subject of a European Union complaint to the WTO two decades ago. China on Thursday questioned at the World Trade Organization (WTO) the legality of USA tariffs, while the U.S. alleged that ...

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