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World News Deadly missile strikes hit Syria airbase
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American officials say Israel informed the U.S. of its plans to strike a Syrian airbase days after a chemical weapon attack left dozens of civilians dead in a rebel-held city east of Damascus . Syria and Moscow denounced the allegations as "fabrications" and warned against them being used as a pretext for any military action. Open area immediately for medical help and verification.

World News Viktor Orban victory in Hungary: German minister warns EU
Author: 0 Viktor Orban victory in Hungary: German minister warns EU

Immigration proved to be a lightning rod issue in the Orban campaign, who ran on platform that appealed to Christian and nationalistic values, pledging to maintain Hungary's sovereignty from the influx of Muslim migrants to Europe. European hard-right figures lined up to congratulate Orban: French National Front leader Marine Le Pen , Dutch Freedom Party head Geert Wilders , Alternative for Germany's deputy leader Beatrix von Storch and former UK Independence Party head Nigel Farage.

World News Main easy compared to past year: students
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Candidates who had written the exam can check the answer key from the official website. Around 58,000 students from across the state appeared for the JEE Mains. The JEE Advanced 2018 will be held on May 20, 2018 in completely online mode. Some were confident of clearing the examination while others were not too sure.

World News 20 kids feared dead as school bus falls into gorge in India
Author: 0 20 kids feared dead as school bus falls into gorge in India

All the deceased students were under 10 years of age and a lot of them belonged to Khawada village of Nurpur. Twelve have been rushed to hospital, most in a critical condition. As the bus driver continued her route westbound on Sprague Street, between 22nd Street and 23rd Street, Mohamed entered the roadway. The bus belonging to the Wazir Ram Singh Pathania private school had left the campus at around 3 pm.

World News Trump to decide on possible military strike in next 24-48 hours
Author: 0 Trump to decide on possible military strike in next 24-48 hours

Trump , however, appeared unconvinced and pledged that in the next 24 to 48 hours his administration would decide how to respond to the attack that killed at least 60 people . "If you pull troops out of Syria ... that's the end of the USA being a reliable ally", Graham said on This Week. According to the reports , the chemical attack on Saturday killed at least 49 people and injured 500 others, Thomas Markram, the deputy to the UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, told ...

World News Israel Folau Whines He's Being
Author: 0 Israel Folau Whines He's Being "Persecuted" After Anti-LGBT Remark

The comments have left Rugby Australia in a tough situation as major sponsors prepare to walk away if he continues to post in such a matter. "This is a hard issue when you think you're trying to combine religious beliefs, freedom of speech, inclusion, respect and the use of social media", she said.

World News Runway closure hits 120 flights in Mumbai
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The Jaipur International Airport runway will remain closed till May 31 from 10 p.m.to 5 a.m. and the runway at Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport in Lucknow will be closed till June 30 from 9 p.m.to 6 a.m. Gurgaon-based budget carrier IndiGo was, however, the only airline which did not share the number of flights it had cancelled and merely said the runway closure had "resulted in a few cancellations".

World News Trio of states pledge 1600 troops for Trump's border fight
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On Monday , Abbott told San Antonio radio station KTSA that Texas will significantly ramp up its commitment to President Trump's call over the next several weeks. "Your support will free up the border agents to serve on the border allowing us to put more boots on the ground", Ducey said. Evan Westrup, a spokesman for Brown, suggested the Related Press Monday that state officers are nonetheless reviewing Trump's troop request.

World News Passengers escapes train accident as carriages rolls back in India
Author: 0 Passengers escapes train accident as carriages rolls back in India

The pilotless train travelled for about 15 km before it was stopped around 11 pm outside the Kesinga railway station. Apparently, engineers forgot to apply the special brakes which stop the carriages rolling back on the downhill slope. The incident occurred when Ahmedabad-Puri Express coaches were detached from the engine and after sometime it started in the backward direction before it could be stopped.

World News Art dealer dies in Trump Tower fire
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It said a 67-year-old man, identified as Todd Brassner , was found "unconscious and unresponsive" when firefighters arrived at the scene of the fire. Some fire-safety advocates in 1999 pushed for a requirement that older apartment buildings be retrofitted with sprinklers, but officials in the administration of then-mayor Rudy Giuliani said that would be too expensive.

World News Photo Of Broken Classroom Chair Sparks Outpouring Of Donations Amid Teacher Walkouts
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Oklahoma public school teachers are among the lowest paid in the US and the state's education system has seen inflation-adjusted general funding per student drop by about 28 precent over the past decade, according to Reuters. Teachers have finally had enough. Why? Fallin already approved raising teacher pay by about $6,100. Teacher pay (accounting for inflation) actually fell by $30 per week from 1996 to 2015, while pay for other college graduates increased by $124 .

World News Facebook suspends data firm in wake of privacy scandal
Author: 0 Facebook suspends data firm in wake of privacy scandal

Cambridge Analytica , worked with Donald Trump's election team and acquired the profiles of millions of USA citizens, using the data to create a new software program to predict and influence voters. Facebook has suspended another data firm after allegations surfaced that it may have improperly handled users' information. Be warned that turning off Facebook's access for certain apps might change how they work.

World News China trade rift could hurt consumers
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But Wall Street is getting increasingly nervous. "Rather than remedy its misconduct, China has chosen to harm our farmers and manufacturers", Trump said, calling Beijing's reaction unfair. "The most obvious is, it raises import prices". Kudlow said while he would support imposing tariffs if negotiations with China fail, nothing has happened yet.

World News Earthquake Measuring 6.3 Magnitude Strikes Papua New Guinea
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That quake was in the same area where four others struck Friday, including one of magnitude 3.7. HARPER COUNTY- Another quake shook portions of Kansas Sunday morning. It was one of four earthquakes recorded in northwest Oklahoma on Saturday morning. People as far north as Kansas City, Missouri, reported feeling the shaking.

World News Wales Weather: Mainly cloudy on Saturday with showery outbreaks of rain
Author: 0 Wales Weather: Mainly cloudy on Saturday with showery outbreaks of rain

On/Off Showers will be likely all day Saturday before rain chances end Sunday afternoon. Some snow is still possible, with the higher elevations seeing the best chance of accumulating snow. Any of the snow that did fall during Friday afternoon and night should melt a bit into this afternoon as temperatures warm up into the low and mid 40s.

World News 'Hamilton' wins 7 Olivier Awards in London
Author: 0 'Hamilton' wins 7 Olivier Awards in London

Speaking about the play, he said: "I think it's really appropriate, not just for the time it was written, but for our time right now - that is very challenging times both in Britain, in the United States, we are talking about maligning media and fake news and post-truth environment".

World News North Korea Said to Offer Direct Assurance It Will Discuss Denuclearization
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The North had conveyed the invitation to a visiting delegation from South Korea, which in turn travelled to Washington and relayed the message to Trump. Last month, Washington shocked the world after it announced that the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un will be held by May end. That means it wants to see "complete, verifiable, and irreversible" denuclearisation - a very high bar.

World News ICC Prosecutor Calls For End To Israeli Violence In Gaza
Author: 0 ICC Prosecutor Calls For End To Israeli Violence In Gaza

The march followed a second week of deadly clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces at the Gaza border, where thousands of demonstrators gathered at the border to protest against an Israeli blockade. Violence spiked again on Friday, when clashes erupted as thousands protested along the border, and nine Palestinians, including a journalist, were killed.

World News Bill Cosby retrial: Jurors asked about #MeToo
Author: 0 Bill Cosby retrial: Jurors asked about #MeToo

Cosby faces three felonies stemming from allegations by a former Temple University women's basketball administrator who says Cosby, a Temple alum and longtime trustee, gave her pills that made her woozy, then assaulted her at his home in the Philadelphia suburbs in 2004.

World News TN youths protest in Delhi over Cauvery issue
Author: 0 TN youths protest in Delhi over Cauvery issue

The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Centre for not framing a scheme for the implementation of its verdict on the sharing of Cauvery river water as it declined the government's plea for deferring the issue by three months. "If the IPL games in the city can not be banned, CSK players must at least wear black badges during the matches as a form of protest", he added. The entire tamil film industry, popularly called as kollywood, including the Tamil Film Producers Council (TFPC) and the ...

World News Facebook to notify users affected by Cambridge Analytica scandal
Author: 0 Facebook to notify users affected by Cambridge Analytica scandal

Cubeyou's website says it has more than 10 million "panelists" contributing consumer opinions, interests and traits throughout the US and that it's used by more than 1 500 marketers. However in an interview aired Sunday on NBC's 'Meet the Press, ' Wylie said the number could actually be larger than 87 million. Facebook later limited the data apps can access, but it was too late in this case.

World News Iwobi Shines As Arsenal Battle Past Saints
Author: 0 Iwobi Shines As Arsenal Battle Past Saints

Charlie Austin restored parity for Southampton in the 73rd minute but Welbeck got the victor eight minutes later from Iwobi's assist. "We have no fear, we will give it a go and you can see there is plenty of fight in the team". Once again, the Arsenal defence made mistakes in the buildup. A precious point was there to be snaffled and, having ruined their first league game under Mark Hughes with a wretched collapse against West Ham last Saturday, that unfamiliar sensation Southampton ...

World News Malcolm Turnbull 'regrets' Newspoll measure of leadership
Author: 0 Malcolm Turnbull 'regrets' Newspoll measure of leadership

However, the Coalition has narrowed the margin by one point from the previous poll. Abbott was toppled in a September 2015 party room coup with Turnbull memorably citing his loss of 30 consecutive Newspolls in The Australian newspaper as the key reason why he had to go.

World News Israeli Authorities: Palestinian who tried to stab shot
Author: 0 Israeli Authorities: Palestinian who tried to stab shot

Palestinian resistance faction Hamas on Saturday condemned the US for vetoing a UN Security Council resolution calling for an investigation into Israel's acts of violence in the Gaza Strip. Israel captured Gaza , a thin strip of land along the Mediterranean coast, from Egypt in the 1967 Mideast war and occupied the area for almost four decades before withdrawing all troops and settlements in 2005.

World News Grief overflows at Canadian hockey arena after youth team's deadly bus crash
Author: 0 Grief overflows at Canadian hockey arena after youth team's deadly bus crash

The Swift Current Broncos expressed their condolences. Jaxon's former teammates on the Surrey Eagles told CNN broadcast partner CBC that he'd be missed. The tractor-trailer would have had to yield to a stop sign before crossing over the highway that the hockey bus was travelling on. Three of the injured are in critical condition, according to the RCMP.

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