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World News Kerala bans trekking to Kurangani hills till clearing of fire lines
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Ten trekkers died in the fire. A report said that a trekker from Chennai , Vijayalakshmi, who escaped with minor burns was instrumental in sending SOS to the local people. "The forest officials took Rs 200 from us as entry fee", said one of the rescued trekkers Prabhu. "The forest department not issuing alerts and not preventing them (trekkers) from undertaking the expedition is the reason for the loss of lives", he said.

World News Apple Lands First Animated Series, Central Park
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Bouchard and Gad will executive produce, with Smith serving as a consulting producer. Bell and Gad will voice characters along with Leslie Odom Jr., Titus Burgess, Stanley Tucci , Daveed Diggs and Kathryn Hahn. Night Shyamalan, a series from La La Land's Dmaien Chazelle, Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories anthology series, a new space drama from Battlestar Galactica's Ron Moore, and a whole lot more.

World News Israeli government avoids early elections
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After coalition talks on Sunday, Netanyahu's office said cabinet ministers were waiting for ultra-Orthodox parties, which control 13 of the government's 66 seats in the 120-member parliament, to present a revised formula for the legislation.

World News School violence remembered as thousands of shoes placed before US Congress
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Avaaz's website says the group received donations from victims' families, members of the public, and even celebrities. The memorial was set up by Avaaz, a group that mobilizes activists largely through online campaigns and petitions. Wednesday's #ENOUGH National School Walkout, organized by the activists who helped plan the Women's March in Washington for the past two years, will begin at 10 a.m.

World News Hiring Across Sectors To Go Up
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Meanwhile the Leisure and Hospitality sector has remained stable over previous quarters, but does not appear to be showing much momentum for expansion over the next three months. Outlooks of +10% and +9% are reported in the wholesale and retail trade sector, and the manufacturing sector, respectively, while services sector employers report an outlook of +8%.

World News Flake files bill to stop the Trump tariffs
Author: 0 Flake files bill to stop the Trump tariffs

Host Chuck Todd then asked Flake whether a Republican should challenge Trump, assuming he seeks the presidential nomination again. It would be a tough go in a Republican primary. But Flake maintained that tariffs will make things worse, not better, for Americans and the U.S. economy, reports CNBC News. Trump ultimately backed down slightly from what were initially described as broad-reaching, indiscriminate tariffs, exempting Canada and Mexico as well as creating a pathway to exemption ...

World News TDP protests in Parliament demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh
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Even as no business could be transacted in both Houses of Parliament for the sixth day running on Monday, the government, amid the din in Lok Sabha , introduced the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018, that seeks to confiscate all assets of absconding fraudsters and loan defaulters for recovering dues from them.

World News European Union asks for more clarity from Britain on future relationship after Brexit
Author: 0 European Union asks for more clarity from Britain on future relationship after Brexit

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker demanded Prime Minister Theresa May give more detail about how the United Kingdom sees its relationship with the European Union after Brexit . "We are preparing for this on the European Union side". 'If you decide to jettison, leave behind, the common agreements and rules, then you have to accept that things can not remain as they are'.

World News Letters Calling for 'Punish A Muslim Day' Cause Concern in UK
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The letter has reportedly been received in locations including Bradford, Leicester, London, Cardiff and Sheffield. "It is to put the frighteners on us but we won't be cowed". The substance has since been found to be non-hazardous, according to police. The letters are now under investigation by the police. The package contained a "low-level noxious substance", while the letter is a form one which encourages everything from verbal attacks on Muslims in the street to mosque bombings.

World News Russian exile Nikolai Glushkov found dead in his home in London
Author: 0 Russian exile Nikolai Glushkov found dead in his home in London

It didn't release his name, saying formal identification had yet to take place. He was known as the "godfather of the Kremlin" before fleeing to London in 2000 after a row with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. In 2011, Glushkov gave evidence at the court case brought by Berezovsky against his fellow oligarch Roman Abramovich, who remained on good terms with the Kremlin, the Guardian reported.

World News Maoist attack: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh directs officials to intensify operations
Author: 0 Maoist attack: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh directs officials to intensify operations

The decline in these incidents is because of "attrition of various level cadres of Maoists and the other to the possibility of Maoists deliberately lying low", according to a senior official of the union home ministry. New Delhi TV reported that six CRPF personnel are reported to be injured out of which four are critical. "Maoists feared that the development works in Bastar will uproot them from the region, therefore, they committed such a cowardly and shameful attack", he said.

World News Bus carrying Texas students plunges into Alabama ravine
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Helicopter at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. The passengers are band members from Channelview High School in Texas, according to WKRG . Between 12 to 20 people were injured and one person died in the early morning incident. He could not provide information about the extent of their injuries or conditions.

World News Trump Personal Assistant John McEntee Fired, Will Join Re-Election Campaign
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McEntee escorted from the White House on Monday, three sources with knowledge of the matter told CNN . According to a press release from the Trump campaign, McEntee will re-join the Trump campaign as a senior adviser. 13, 2018, in Washington . more + . "For context, it's about having fun", a former White House staffer said quickly as an explanation. His swift departure comes amid a series of security clearance issues in the White House.

World News Woman arrested on the way to her wedding
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According to Scott, Young was released after "submitting to a blood draw". 'Don't drive impaired, till death do we part doesn't need any help, ' he added. She was wearing her wedding dress, hands cuffed behind her back. They performed a field test, and determined she was under the influence of either alcohol or drugs, Scott said.

World News Team USA's Can't-Miss Paralympic Event For Saturday, March 10
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Despite the rift, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported that the North Koreans were cheered when they entered the arena at the Paralympics opening ceremony on Friday. He got into sports by playing wheelchair basketball in 2009 and also played para ice hockey in the past. 21-year-old alpine skier Momoka Muraoka led the Japanese delegation at the opening ceremony.

World News OECD urges world to play by trade rules as tariff row rages
Author: 0 OECD urges world to play by trade rules as tariff row rages

However, the report also warned that "an escalation of trade tensions is a serious risk" following Trump's decision to introduce tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. The German rise will be slightly higher than that of the euro area as a whole, with a forecast increase of up to 2.3% in 2018 and 2.1% in 2019 (two tenths more in both cases).

World News Six things we've learned from the spring statement
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The government's slender majority meant Hammond had limited room for manoeuvre and scant political cover for any missteps, meaning he was always likely to make few changes despite calls from Labour and some Tories to ease nearly a decade of austerity.

World News Trump fires Rex Tillerson as secretary of state
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Mr Trump publicly undercut Mr Tillerson's diplomatic initiatives numerous times, including on Monday when the former secretary of state's comments about Russian Federation appeared to be at odds with those of the White House. "The secretary did not speak to the president and is unaware of the reason". President Donald Trump is telling reporters that he made the decision to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "by myself".

World News Craig Mack Latest News, Photos, and Videos
Author: 0 Craig Mack Latest News, Photos, and Videos

He would set up & break down my turntables every night. Biz Markie, Funkmaster Flex, and DJ Scratch are among the rappers and DJs who've mourned his passing. The song would go to #1 on the Billboard Rap Charts, and climb to #9 on the publication's Hot 100 Singles chart. In 2017, The Mack World Sessions was released.

World News Trump Says Tillerson Out as Secretary of State, Replaced by Pompeo
Author: 0 Trump Says Tillerson Out as Secretary of State, Replaced by Pompeo

Trump also announced that Deputy Director of the CIA Gina Haspel take Pompeo's place as Director of the CIA, the first woman to be appointed to the job. He also tapped Gina Haspel to lead the Central Intelligence Agency . "A great deal has been accomplished over the last 14 months, and I wish him and his family well".

World News U.S. notes Taliban 'interest' in peace talks
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Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani recently offered a comprehensive peace deal to the Taliban, but the militants have not responded and have increased their attacks. "What does that victory look like?" "Not a military victory - the victory will be a political reconciliation". As part of the so-called South Asia Strategy, President Donald Trump a year ago ordered the increased bombing of Taliban targets-including drug-making labs and training camps.

World News Palestinian PM to visit Gaza for
Author: 0 Palestinian PM to visit Gaza for "empowering gov't there"

Hamas seized power of Gaza in 2007, and repeated attempts to reconcile with the Palestinian Authority have failed or stalled. Hussein Al-Shaikh, member of Abbas' Fatah party, said in a press statement that "the grave criminal act is an unprecedented act and will have grave consequences".

World News Winter Paralympics 2018: WEATHER forces schedule change in PyeongChang
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The event in which McKeever struck gold was the men's 20 kilometre cross-country skiing for the visually impaired. McKeever surpassed para alpine skier Lana Spreeman, who won 13 medals in her five Paralympic appearances. Armstrong added an assist for a three-point performance, while Brad Bowden, Tyler McGregor, and Liam Hickey had a goal and a helper each. In wheelchair curling , Canada lost both games on Monday.

World News JSA is a likely option for US-NK summit: S. Korean official
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Japan's leader is calling on North Korea to take concrete steps toward denuclearization. The sanctions resolutions ban North Korean exports of commodities and severely restricted shipments of oil and fuel to the isolated state. During the meeting, McMaster and Haley urged the worldwide community to maintain maximum pressure on the North Korean regime and asked Council members to devote the political will and resources necessary to fully implement UN Security Council resolutions to ...

World News Race between Conor Lamb, Rick Saccone cost $16 million so far
Author: 0 Race between Conor Lamb, Rick Saccone cost $16 million so far

Now, like many other Democrats, Lamb is hoping that labor will turn out the vote for him. Saccone and conservative groups have painted Lamb as a liberal ally of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. Still, Democrats want to use the race as another way to needle Trump . Like many special elections, the race is being closely monitored for clues about what it could mean for the upcoming midterm elections.

World News President Buhari anxious by attacks in Benue
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Former governor of the state and now a senator George Akume conveyed his peoples bitterness against the president at a town hall meeting the president had with the communities. He said he is genuinely anxious about the attacks in Benue and doing everything to end them. "What I did was to call him and give him the directive".

World News CONFIRMED: Trump To Meet With Kim Jong
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President Donald Trump is gearing up to do something that hasn't been done in more than a decade - meet with the leader of North Korea. This AP file photo shows White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. Is it the removal of American troops from South Korea? South Korea's National Security Office chief, Chung Eui-yong, who led the delegation to Pyongyang, will head to Russian Federation on Tuesday, while spy agency chief Suh Hoon met Japan's foreign minister in Tokyo, where he is to ...

World News 96-year-old German
Author: 0 96-year-old German "accountant of Auschwitz" dies before imprisonment

A former Nazi SS guard dubbed the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz" has died aged 96 almost three years after his conviction for being an accessory to murder , German media said Monday. At least 1.1 million people were killed in the camps at Auschwitz, the vast majority of them Jewish victims of the Nazi genocide, but also Poles, gay people, disabled people and other persecuted minorities.

World News Telangana: Two Congress MLAs expelled, nine suspended from Assembly for disrupting proceedings
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His staff took him to State-run Sarojini Devi eye hospital where doctors said Goud had suffered a damage of cornea. K V Reddy, however, defended his action saying he had thrown the headphone unintentionally in a fit of anger when the ruling party tried to prevent them from protesting in a peaceful and democratic manner by "bringing in hundreds of marshals into the house".

World News Helicopter Chartered For Photography Shoot Crashes In New York City
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The pilot freed himself from the wreckage and was later discharged from a hospital. "One of the most hard parts of the operation we're told is the five people besides the pilot were all tightly harnessed so these harnesses had to be cut and removed in order to get these folks off of the helicopter which was upside down at the time and completely submerged", said FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro.