• Attack in Libya's Tripoli kills at least seven
Attack in Libya's Tripoli kills at least seven

A group of militants including at least two suicide bombers stormed the head offices of Libya's electoral commission in Tripoli on Wednesday, killing at least eleven people, wounding two, and setting fire to the building, said officials. This attack is the deadliest and most elaborate of its kind in Tripoli in at least three years. Security sourc...

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  • Black Bear Roaming Through North Jersey Neighborhoods
Black Bear Roaming Through North Jersey Neighborhoods

Earlier, animal control workers used noisemakers to try and wake the 90-kilogram bear and chase it out of the tree. They caught the animal in a net. It climbed up into a tree, where it was tranquilized by DEP wildlife technicians. I think we have to wait for the state to come and tranquilize, and then we can move him out". Two bears spotted in Be...

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  • Trump suggests Korean truce village for Kim summit
Trump suggests Korean truce village for Kim summit

Trump on Friday claimed credit for the inter-Korean summit , which has spurred hopes of peace on the Korean Peninsula after a torrid 2017 when North Korea rapidly advanced its development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. While there are lingering questions about whether North Korea will ever decide to fully relinquish its nukes as it hea...

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  • SC Collegium defers decision on govt's objection to Justice Joseph's elevation
SC Collegium defers decision on govt's objection to Justice Joseph's elevation

In a surprising decision, the Supreme Court collegium, consisting of five senior-most judges of the Supreme Court, including Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, deferred the decision to reiterate the elevation of Uttarakhand Chief Justice KM Joseph to the Supreme Court.

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  • The US administration was not to blame Abbas to the anti-Semitism
The US administration was not to blame Abbas to the anti-Semitism

Citing books written by various authors, including communists Karl Marx, Isaac Deutscher and Arthur Koestler, and the Soviet tyrant Stalin, Abbas said: "They say hatred against Jews was not because of their religion, it was because of their social profession.

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  • Arizona teachers to end strike if plan passes
Arizona teachers to end strike if plan passes

These were the latest school districts to announce that they would resume operations in the midst of a multi-day walkout by state educators and support staff to call for better pay and more funding for classrooms. In a statement signed by 16 Colorado superintendents and written by Jeffco superintendent Jason Glass, he writes, "We strongly...

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  • School plans to hand out modesty ponchos to girls at formal
School plans to hand out modesty ponchos to girls at formal

While Haley said that "modesty ponchos" will not be passed out at the prom , he did say the school will pass out "wraps and shawls". The colourful ponchos are also available in short and longer lengths. "It was actually meant as a deterrent and a lighthearted one at that". Our intention with displaying the poncho was never to make students fee...

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  • J&K: Stone pelting on school bus, Class 2 child injured
J&K: Stone pelting on school bus, Class 2 child injured

Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah on Wednesday, while condemning the attack on a school bus termed stone-pelters as "goons", and added that they are misusing the amnesty granted to them. "These criminals will face the law", tweeted Vaid. The mob attacked the bus as they were outraged by the killing of 2 terrorists on May ...

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  • Apple Beats Profit Expectations, Plans $100 Billion Cash Return Boost
Apple Beats Profit Expectations, Plans $100 Billion Cash Return Boost

Apple bought US$23.5 billion of stock in the March quarter, and said it plans to raise its dividend 16 percent, compared with a 10.5 percent increase past year. As long as Apple continues to sell about the same number of devices each year - 217-million iPhones, more than 40-million iPads, and nearly 20-million Macs in financial 2017 - it can s...

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  • Shinzo Abe Says Japan has no Plans to Move Embassy to Jerusalem
Shinzo Abe Says Japan has no Plans to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Palestinian leadership that Tokyo has no plan to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Abbas, for his part, thanked Japan for its assistance and expressed hope for whatever role Tokyo may play in helping to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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  • Flight passenger detained after he opens emergency exit to get fresh air
Flight passenger detained after he opens emergency exit to get fresh air

Chen claimed his innocence and said that he was unaware that his actions would open the emergency door. The door also known as emergency exit was opened by the 25-year-old as he was feeling suffocated. The airline, which was not named in the Chinese media reports, told ThePaper.cn that the man's lack of knowledge was inexcusable due to the safety...

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  • BJP MP questions Jinnah portrait in AMU students' union office
BJP MP questions Jinnah portrait in AMU students' union office

But Swami Prasad Maurya , panchayati raj minister in the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, said: "It is wrong to question the AMU on Jinnah's picture". "It is a tradition since 1920 to honour people of eminence with life membership", Aligarh Muslim University's Public Relations Officer Omar Peerzada told News18.

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  • 'The Simpsons' creator brushes off Apu controversy
'The Simpsons' creator brushes off Apu controversy

In an interview with USA Today , Groening had little to say about the brewing backlash on Apu, the show's convenience-store owner known for his Indian thick accent. He said he's "perfectly willing and happy to step aside" in voicing the character. I really want to see Indian, South Asian writers in the writers' room - not in a token way - but genu...

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  • Awareness campaign urges drivers to watch for motorcycles
Awareness campaign urges drivers to watch for motorcycles

This Saturday, TxDOT will be at the Central Texas Airshow in Temple raising awareness for motorcycle safety. The American Motorcyclist Association issued a special appeal to motorists to be aware of motorcycles during the month of May, which is designated as Motorcycle Awareness Month and marks the seasonal return of motorcyclists to roadways i...

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  • Theresa May threatened with Government collapse over European Union customs plans
Theresa May threatened with Government collapse over European Union customs plans

Mrs May is meeting members of her Brexit Cabinet in attempt to reach a deal on whether the United Kingdom should leave the EU Customs Union or enter a new customs partnership. However, countries in the customs union are not allowed to negotiate their own trade deals on goods around the world. Now, an ally of Mr. Davis has gone further, saying the...

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  • J Dey murder case: Chhota Rajan, 10 others convicted; Jigna Vohra acquitted
J Dey murder case: Chhota Rajan, 10 others convicted; Jigna Vohra acquitted

The conviction took place almost 7 years after the murder of Dey on June 11, 2011 when J Dey was allegedly shot multiple times on his back while he was on a motorcycle by a 7-member gang affiliated to gangster Chhota Rajan. Chhota Rajan is now lodged in Tihar Central Jail in New Delhi. The trial restarted after Rajan's extradition. Rajan was...

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  • Myanmar to probe alleged violence against Rohingya
Myanmar to probe alleged violence against Rohingya

This was the council's first visit to Southeast Asia since ambassadors visited East Timor in 2012. Pierce said council members had raised the need for an independent inquiry during separate meetings with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Senior General Min Aung Hlaing in Nay Pyi Taw on Sunday.

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  • Sanctions force Russia to cut defence spending
Sanctions force Russia to cut defence spending

This near-constant state of war has led the United States to continually update its military. "It undermines the search for peaceful solutions to conflicts around the world". While global military spending rose by one percent to $1.739 triillion, Russia's spending fell 20 percent to $66.3 billion, the report said. Regional trends: Total regio...

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  • Syria: 23 civilians killed in airstrikes
Syria: 23 civilians killed in airstrikes

There are two elderly people among the victims, as well as women and children. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the US will defend its partners if they're attacked. "The evacuation will be monitored by Russian police", Mr Al Khateeb said. But the evacuation of more than 1,000 residents of the villages stalled amid security concern...

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  • American Gods season 2 production teaser solidifies 2019 premiere date
American Gods season 2 production teaser solidifies 2019 premiere date

At long last, American Gods Season 2 filming is underway. The plot posits a war brewing between old and new gods: the traditional gods of mythological roots from around the world steadily losing believers to an upstart pantheon of gods reflecting society's modern love of money, technology, media, celebrity and drugs.

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  • TI Shouts Out Michelle Wolf For Her Controversial White House Roast Session
TI Shouts Out Michelle Wolf For Her Controversial White House Roast Session

On Tuesday, Wolf contended that her remarks had been misconstrued as jabs at Sanders' looks:"I think people have a lot of preconceived notions about Sarah's looks and I think a lot of what's happening is they're projecting onto this joke".

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  • Why you shouldn't mess with nesting sea turtles
Why you shouldn't mess with nesting sea turtles

MOTE scientists will again mark the turtles' nest with yellow sticks to protect them and to help limit public interaction with the nests. If a turtle starts crawling away from the ocean, they become more susceptible to predators and also waste energy they need to swim offshore.

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  • Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins 5/1/18, Prediction & Odds
Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins 5/1/18, Prediction & Odds

With the series now tied, the Pittsburgh Penguins look to regain control of the lead with two games now at home . Head coach Barry Trotz's team was just a little bit sharper and more determined in the second game, and after splitting two games in Washington, the Caps are hoping they can build an advantage over the next two games in Pittsburgh...

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  • Bornstein claims Trump dictated the glowing health letter
Bornstein claims Trump dictated the glowing health letter

In December 2015, during Trump's presidential campaign, Bornstein allegedly wrote a letter stating that Trump could be the healthiest president in history, adding that Trump's health is "astonishingly excellent". Bornstein told NBC news that he was not given a release form signed by the president, as required by federal privacy laws to safeguard ...

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  • Taj Mahal turns green as Supreme Court slams government for not caring
Taj Mahal turns green as Supreme Court slams government for not caring

The Supreme Court of India has instructed the government to seek foreign help to fix what it described as a worrying change in colour at the Taj Mahal. ASG Mehta, appearing for Uttar Pradesh, said the State could assure the court that steps to protect and preserve the monument would be accelerated. You all appear to be helpless.

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