• Rouhani: Iran's weapons are for deterrence
Rouhani: Iran's weapons are for deterrence

President Hassan Rouhani said Iran would make or buy any weapons it needed to defend itself in a region beset by "invading powers", as the military paraded missiles and soldiers in front of him on National Army Day. The Iranian army has demonstrated a good spirit of cooperation with other branches of armed forces in the country, Baqeri said. On...

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  • Students planning school walkouts Friday across the Cedar Valley
Students planning school walkouts Friday across the Cedar Valley

Students across the nation are set to walkout of their classrooms Friday in protest of gun violence in schools. Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 12 students and one teacher and wounded more than 20 at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999.

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  • Prime minister says sorry for treatment of Commonwealth immigrants
Prime minister says sorry for treatment of Commonwealth immigrants

I think it is disgusting". The first one was to a Caribbean delegation over the plight of Caribbean people who have lived in the United Kingdom for decades, and the second was over old colonial-era laws that criminalise same-sex relations.

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  • Kippah-wearing Jewish teen attacked in Berlin
Kippah-wearing Jewish teen attacked in Berlin

The German government expressed shock over Tuesday's attack in the city's trendy Prenzlauer Berg neighbourhood, which was caught on video by one of the victims and quickly went viral. When he tried to follow the group of perpetrators after the assault he was threatened with a glass bottle before a female eyewitness intervened. The attacker then too...

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  • Legislation to protect Mueller 'not necessary,' McConnell says
Legislation to protect Mueller 'not necessary,' McConnell says

Republicans who have talked to the White House nearly uniformly have held the line that Trump will not fire Mueller or Rosenstein - including Tillis and Graham, who say they are pushing the legislation because it would be good policy under any president.

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  • Fortis Healthcare says no risk of bankruptcy
Fortis Healthcare says no risk of bankruptcy

In a late night filing to BSE, Fortis said it has received an unsolicited non-binding expression of interest from Fosun Health Holdings Ltd, an arm of Fosun International Ltd, with a proposal of primary infusion at a price up to Rs 156 per share up to a total investment of Dollars 350 million (over Rs 2,295 crore).

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  • The MTA has released a new MetroCard with David Bowie
The MTA has released a new MetroCard with David Bowie

As reported by Brooklyn Vegan , Bowie branded MetroCards are now available at Broadway-Lafayette, just a few blocks away from SoHo where Bowie spent a good portion of his life. This Bowie shrine doubles as advertisement for the excellent exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum , " David Bowie Is ", which is on display through July 15.

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  • MA top court rules stun gun ban violates Second Amendment
MA top court rules stun gun ban violates Second Amendment

The decision that came Tuesday is a reversal for the court, which reached an opposite conclusion in a different case in 2015. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in the case of a man who was criminally charged for possessing a stun gun, holding that such weapons constitute "arms" protected by the Second Amendment.

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  • The Russians Are Hacking Everything, Laying the Groundwork for Future Attacks
The Russians Are Hacking Everything, Laying the Groundwork for Future Attacks

Over the weekend, the Pentagon said Russian "trolling" activity increased 2,000 percent in the wake of the Syria strike. In the joint announcement the United Kingdom and USA express concern the Russians may be laying the groundwork for a future cyber attack against the western allies.

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  • Zimbabwe sacks thousands of striking nurses
Zimbabwe sacks thousands of striking nurses

Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga said the nurses had refused to return to work after $17m (£12m) was released to increase their pay. He said unemployed and retired nurses would be hired to replace those who had been sacked. The vice president stated that the funds would now be used to employ new nurses. The Zimbabwean government has fired ...

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  • Roach hurt by Pacquiao decision
Roach hurt by Pacquiao decision

Aside from the Pacquiao vs Matthysse WBA world welterweight title, other world title fights in the card are between Cebu's Jhack Tepora who will take on Edivaldo Ortega of Tijuana, Mexico for the vacant IBO world featherweight title; China's Olympian Lu Bin who will challenge Carlos Canizales of Venezuela for Canizales's WBA world flyweight belt ...

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  • Lalu Yadav's son Tej Pratap engaged to Aishwarya Rai
Lalu Yadav's son Tej Pratap engaged to Aishwarya Rai

The engagement of Tej Pratap and his fiance Aishwarya Rai will be held at Hotel Maurya in Patna . It can be recalled that Tej Pratap's father and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is now serving a jail term after his conviction in three fodder scam cases.

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  • Hannity Sets The Record Straight About Trump Attorney Michael Cohen
Hannity Sets The Record Straight About Trump Attorney Michael Cohen

Tuesday on HLN's "S.E. Cupp Unfiltered", host S.E. Cupp, formerly a contributor for the Fox News Channel, said the revelation that Sean Hannity was a client of President Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen showed Fox News was "increasingly becoming untethered from the standard preconceptions of what we expect news to be".

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  • What will Meghan Markle's royal title be after she marries Harry?
What will Meghan Markle's royal title be after she marries Harry?

During his opening speech, Prince Harry said he was "grateful" for his wife-to-be, and she is "hugely excited" to be joining him in his work with the Commonwealth. Tomorrow, Harry and Meghan will take part in a reception being hosted by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Women's Empowerment where he will launch a new platform for education.

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  • French President Pleads to Reform the European Union
French President Pleads to Reform the European Union

He repeated his calls for reform of the eurozone, a digital tax, re-engagement with voters ahead of the European parliamentary elections next year, and moves to protect the continent's sovereignty in areas ranging from copyright to data. Macron admitted Tuesday that air strikes in Syria "solve nothing" but said France, Britain and the United Stat...

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  • Prisoner escaped to Sweden
Prisoner escaped to Sweden

Stefansson was among 11 people arrested for allegedly stealing the powerful computers in a series of four burglaries in December and January in what is considered Iceland's biggest-ever heist. Icelandic media have the case the "Big Bitcoin Heist". Meaning the thieves would never have to sell the assets to turn a substantial profit. The prison was s...

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  • Royals/Blue Jays postponed due to roof damage
Royals/Blue Jays postponed due to roof damage

More than 100,000 customers across southern and central Ontario remained without power Monday morning as the province's massive ice storm transitioned to drenching rain. Kansas City has posted 18.4 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 18.6 over its last five. While the team was en route to its Toronto hotel, a flying chunk...

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  • Data Protection Regulation is an 'opportunity, not a threat'
Data Protection Regulation is an 'opportunity, not a threat'

While these tools are available globally, the company has designed them to comply with GDPR as well. The "right to erasure" will allow data subjects to request that their own personal data is permanently deleted by organisations that they do not wish to be in possession of it .

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  • Haley: I Wasn't 'Confused' On Russia Sanctions
Haley: I Wasn't 'Confused' On Russia Sanctions

Multiple administration officials said they expected the sanctions would be announced in the days after the Syria strikes on Friday night, when even Trump warned the U.S. "The policy was changed and she wasn't told about it, so she was in a box", he added. Three senior administration officials said there were several attempts to get Haley t...

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  • IPL 2018: Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
IPL 2018: Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

The left Hander hit sixes and fours in his explosive innings. In the batting department, KKR have some big hitters like Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana and Andre Russell and the bowling department also seemed sorted.

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  • Pochettino frustrated after Spurs stalemate
Pochettino frustrated after Spurs stalemate

Spurs were also let off the hook two minutes later when Lloris saved Anthony Knockaert's deflected shot from distance. Kane then uncharacteristically lashed over from a good position on the edge of the penalty area, while Moura saw a swerving drive from distance comfortably tipped over by the under-worked Mathew Ryan.

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  • Elon Musk's Boring Company Raises $113M to Dig Tunnels for Fast Transit
Elon Musk's Boring Company Raises $113M to Dig Tunnels for Fast Transit

Bloomberg reports that 90% of the financing came from Musk himself and the rest from early employees of the Boring Co ., according to the filing. Documents filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission say 31 unnamed investors contributed to the funding round.

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  • Wednesday's winter weather forecast for Cedar Rapids, Iowa City
Wednesday's winter weather forecast for Cedar Rapids, Iowa City

Surprisingly, parts of northern and central OH will see a little snow on the grass for the second time in three days in the middle of April. The snow may become heavy at times with snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Less snow is expected in this area, but road conditions will still deteriorate once rain changes to snow after the main morning...

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  • Lawmakers voice opposition, support for new tax law on Tax Day
Lawmakers voice opposition, support for new tax law on Tax Day

Supreme Court ruled the tax unconstitutional the following year, because it didn't take into account the population of each state. Our competitors worldwide have been cutting their corporate tax rates for two to three decades predicated on economic studies confirming that it is workers who actually bear most corporate income taxes, in terms of lo...

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  • Long Island weather: Mostly sunny Wednesday, highs into 50s
Long Island weather: Mostly sunny Wednesday, highs into 50s

East southeast wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. The warm weather only hangs around for a day as high temperatures drop back into the 50s for the rest of the week. Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 25. The cool and breezy conditions continue into Tuesday night, with winds continuing to gust from 20 to 30 mil...

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