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World News After Indian diplomats targeted, Pakistan puts out Delhi incident video
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The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi on Tuesday circulated a video showing a slow-moving auto blocking one of its diplomat's vehicles in the national Capital, The Indian Express reported. He emphasized that under the Vienna Convention, the safety and the security of Pakistani diplomats and their families is the responsibility of the Indian Government.

World News Global stocks gain on hopes Trump tariffs not that harsh
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Newly enacted US tariffs on aluminum and steel imports have sparked a sharp reaction from around the globe, with several nations warning of an all-out trade war . "If you take out supply from foreign sources , demand goes up for domestics, and also typically they feel like they have a much better opportunity to raise their price", he said .

World News Bihar bypolls: RJD leading on 2 seats, BJP in one
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New electoral experiments before the crucial 2019 general elections will be put to test on Wednesday when the Lok Sabha bypolls results of Gorakhpur, Phulpur in Uttar Pradesh and Araria in Bihar will be announced. Dynamic security arrangements have been made for counting of votes. The seat was previously held by the RJD when it contested in alliance with Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal-United.

World News Angela Merkel elected to fourth term as chancellor in Germany
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Merkel was re-elected by the comfortable margin of 364 votes to 315 in the German legislature, and she has since said she accepted the investiture, which is likely to be her final term. Despite a hard start - former SPD head Martin Schulz first refused to enter a grand coalition, then was forced to walk back on his position, prompting his resignation - the parties are now in a position to "work together constructively" and put an end to Germany's "time of uncertainty", Scholz told reporters ...

World News VA's Shulkin Now In Trouble Over Shopping Binges
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CNN reported that the White House held private meetings with Shulkin, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and HUD Secretary Ben Carson last month to discuss the "optics" of their uses of taxpayer money. Unlike Dr. Shulkin, who had run the department's health care system under President Barack Obama and spent a career in hospital administration, Mr. Perry has no background in health care delivery, but as Texas' governor, he showed a willingness to experiment.

World News Fox News host calls Trump out for backpedaling on gun control
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The White House announced Sunday that Education Secretary Betsy DeVosElizabeth (Betsy) Dee DeVosAmerican women will decide who wins and loses in 2018 elections Trump, Pence to address CPAC this week House Dems call for first Education Committee hearing on school shootings since Sandy Hook MORE would lead a federal commission to determine how best to address gun violence in schools.

World News Under Mike Pompeo, US State Department faces hawkish future
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President Trump on Tuesday announced that he sought Tillerson's resignation and nominated Pompeo for the post, who he said had a "similar thought process" to himself. Shortly before the president said he would meet with Kim, Tillerson had stressed that the US was a "long ways from negotiations" with North Korea . " Mike Pompeo's impending move to secretary of state is sure to result in a much more hawkish and confrontational USA policy towards Iran ", John Glaser, director of ...

World News PH withdraws from Rome Statute
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Roque's statement came a few minutes after Duterte's office issued a draft statement that he has chose to withdraw the Philippines from the ICC. Last year, Amnesty International said the alleged extrajudicial killings by police "may constitute crimes against humanity".

World News Kurdistan airports open to worldwide flights
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The move "aims to facilitate the travel of citizens" through the two airports, the statement said. Government spokesman Saad al-Hadithi said the airports are due to open within a few days. Since the flight ban went into force, all Kurdistan-bound global flights have been rerouted to Baghdad, which also imposed entry visas to foreigners wishing to visit the Kurdish region.

World News PM Modi launches TB Free India Campaign
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Modi said the World Health Organization had declared tuberculosis an emergency 25 years ago and since then, several countries have made efforts to eliminate the disease. Leaders from across the globe have converged in the national capital for the summit, hosted by the Union Ministry of Health along with the WHO and the Stop TB Partnership.

World News No let up in protests in Lok Sabha, proceedings stalled again
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The AIADMK was more miffed as the government had, on Monday, filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, against the setting up of a Cauvery Management Board. Congress doesn't have democracy in their genes". On the other hand, it is hell bent on passing the bill without a proper scrutiny. Stating that the Chair is willing to allow discussion effectively as per rules and traditions, Mr Naidu again appealed to them to put an end to the stalling of proceedings.

World News SP leads in Gorakhpur, Phulpur bypolls
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There was ruckus in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly leading to temporary adjournment. Nishad is the leader of NISHAD party, which is headed by his father Sanjay Nishad. SP candidate is ahead with 12,231 votes. In the Bhabua and Jehanabad Assembly constituencies in Bihar, where by-polls were also held , the voter turnout was 54.03 per cent and 50.06 per cent respectively, he said.

World News Betting Preview For 2018 NCAA Tournament — March Madness Odds
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Hunter appeared in all 33 games for Virginia this season, averaging 9.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists en route to winning the ACC's Sixth Man of the Year award. The top ranked Virginia Cavaliers face the UMBC Retrievers in Friday NCAA college basketball action. Hunter was a four-star recruit in the class of 2016.

World News China steel cuts too slow for West
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South Korea needs to work with the worldwide community to develop practical measures to tackle Washington's growing trade protectionism effectively and also sharpen the global competitive edge of the local steel industry. On average, the EU applies a 3 percent tariff on US products, while the average tariff applied by the U.S.is 2.4 percent, the European Commission said, adding that isolating cars is "cherry-picking".

World News Sharad Pawar to host oppn meet by end of March: NCP
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Rahul Gandhi , the Congress president called the dinner "an opportunity" for leaders to "meet and bond". The prominent leaders in attendance were Nationalist Congress Party's Sharad Pawar, former chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Babulal Marandi, besides RLD's Ajit Singh.

World News Dharmendra Pradhan Filed nomination papers for Rajya Sabha election in Bhopal
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He ended his over-a-decade-long association with the party in September past year, formed the Maharashtra Swabhiman Paksh, and allied with the BJP-led NDA. "We don't want to give it up without any fight", a Congress leader said. Among the other names in the Congress list are senior journalist Kumar Ketkar from Maharashtra, as per the list approved by Congress president Rahul Gandhi.

World News Foreign lawyers, firms can not practice law in India
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As first reported by Live Law , the Supreme Court has upheld the right of foreign lawyers to fly in on a temporary basis to India to advise clients, as well as finding that foreign lawyers should be allowed to conduct worldwide arbitrations in India.

World News Donald Trump suggests United States may need to create a 'space force'
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How about the Space Force instead? But, before the U.S. begins building the super bomber, the air force will carry out a "critical design review" to see how it can better implement the tech. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force or Coast Guard? He said China and Russian Federation have become "near peers" to the USA in space capabilities, and the United States is not pushing hard enough to stay ahead.

World News Stormy Daniels's friend describes listening in on her phone calls with Trump
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Trump's lawyer. While Trump's camp has denied the relationship, Daniels's lawyers have said the affair did happen and that the non-disclosure agreement was invalid because it was not signed by Trump. Trump denies the affair. And it would require the agreement be signed by all parties, including the president, who did not put his name to the previous nondisclosure deal.

World News Nikolas Cruz: Death Penalty Sought in Florida School Shooting
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While the death penalty on the table may or may not bring relief to Cruz's victims and families of the deceased, the Washington Post points out that the decision made by prosecutors will likely result in a long, drawn-out trial which would include emotional testimony from Marjory Stoneman Douglas survivors, and what they witnessed that day.

World News ICE spokesperson quits over 'false public statements' from Trump administration
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Former ICE spokesman James Schwab pointed to statements made by Acting ICE Director Tom Homan and Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who have stated that Schaaf's warning February 24 about an ICE raid in Northern California resulted in several hundred undocumented immigrants from eluding arrest, according to multiple media outlets, including the San Francisco Chronicle , KTVU and CNN .

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
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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 ...