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World News 1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC orders re-investigation into 186 cases
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The new SIT should inquire into the functioning of officers of the Delhi Police who were alleged to have deliberately weakened cases against several Congress leaders, Sukhbir said. The SIT was headed by Pramod Asthana, an IPS officer of 1986 batch, and had Rakesh Kapoor, a retired district and sessions judge, and Kumar Gyanesh, an additional deputy commissioner of Delhi Police, as its members.

World News Tuesday will be in upper 40s
Author: 0 Tuesday will be in upper 40s

Afternoon temperatures will only be in the upper-30s to low-40s. We'll stay generally cloudy for your Tuesday, but we could see some peaks of sunshine by the afternoon. This is the first time temperatures have been above average since December 22nd and the first time above freezing since then as well. Rain is expected through the day and the temperature will begin falling.

World News Marvel's Black Panther breaks a Marvel Studios ticket record
Author: 0 Marvel's Black Panther breaks a Marvel Studios ticket record

But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king-and Black Panther-is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Chadwick Boseman stars as T'Challa, who takes over as the king of Wakanda after his father T'Chaka is killed, as shown in " Captain America: Civil War ".

World News Fire reported on Trump Tower roof in NY
Author: 0 Fire reported on Trump Tower roof in NY

The Fire Department of NY says the fire started around 7 a.m. Monday at the building that contains President Donald Trump's home and business offices. Officials reported that the electrical fire started in Trump Tower's air conditioning and heating system. "No smoke conditions, no fire inside the building", he said.

World News Confirmed! CBFC refutes ordering 300 cuts on Deepika Padukone's Padmavat
Author: 0 Confirmed! CBFC refutes ordering 300 cuts on Deepika Padukone's Padmavat

Panaji , Jan 10 Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said he has no objection to the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie " Padmavat " in his state if the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) clears it. Either way, it will clash with one or the other big movies: Akshay Kumar's " Padman " is releasing on January 25, while Anushka Sharma's " Pari " will come on February 9.

World News Up to 64 migrants feared dead in shipwreck off Libya: IOM
Author: 0 Up to 64 migrants feared dead in shipwreck off Libya: IOM

Libya's navy says it has rescued 272 migrants whose vessels were stranded in the Mediterranean Sea as they tried to reach southern Europe . The Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, whose boat wasn't involved in the rescue, says many migrants were in the water for hours before being saved and that as many as dozens might still be missing.

World News United Nations raises probable death toll in migrant boat sinking to 64
Author: 0 United Nations raises probable death toll in migrant boat sinking to 64

Such boats are regularly crammed with migrants by people smugglers operating from Libya and were never built to withstand crossing the Mediterranean Sea. "It's a step-by-step process, hopefully they will work through what happened and later provide more information", Agliozzo said. Some 119,310 people made it alive to Italy in 2017 against 181,436 the year before.

World News Teacher handcuffed, removed from school board meeting in Louisiana
Author: 0 Teacher handcuffed, removed from school board meeting in Louisiana

Noting that class sizes had grown, Hargrave told the Vermillion Parish School Board that it was "unspeakable" and "absurd" that the superintendent was getting a raise "when teachers are working this hard, and not even getting a dime". " Deyshia Hargrave's expulsion from a public meeting and subsequent arrest are unacceptable and raise serious constitutional concerns ". During the meeting, Hargrave demanded a response from board members and the superintendent on the reasoning the pay ...

World News Trump administration says no oil drilling off Florida coast
Author: 0 Trump administration says no oil drilling off Florida coast

The Secretary of the Department of the Interior wants to lease acres of the Gulf of Mexico, now off-limits, for oil drilling, promising the plan would create new jobs and help the country become more energy independent. Zinke announced plans last week to greatly expand offshore oil drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic and Pacific oceans, including several possible drilling operations off Florida, where drilling is now blocked.

World News After Olympic deal, North Korea figure skaters may lead team
Author: 0 After Olympic deal, North Korea figure skaters may lead team

North Korea is expected to demand rewards in return for South Korea's offer for family reunions and military talks, like Seoul halting propaganda broadcasts and scaling back or halting military drills with the USA, observers say. "The target of a best ever Olympic Winter Games is indicative of just how far the athletes and their National Governing Bodies have progressed over the past four years", he told the official website of the British Olympic Committee.

World News Malaysia approves new search for missing flight MH370
Author: 0 Malaysia approves new search for missing flight MH370

The official search in the southern Indian Ocean was called off previous year. Search for the aircraft, which disappeared March 8, 2014, is set to resume soon. "There are no guarantees in a search of this type". A family member of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 passengers cries during a remembrance ceremony to mark the second anniversary of the plane's disappearance.

World News 32 missing, oil tanker on fire after collision off China
Author: 0 32 missing, oil tanker on fire after collision off China

The Iranian-operated, Panamanian-flagged oil tanker Sanchi collided with the Hong Kong-registered CF Crystal cargo vessel with oil products equivalent to almost a million barrels aboard. Rescuers from three countries - China, South Korea and the USA - are trying to find the missing crew, made up of 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis. By comparison, the Exxon Valdez was carrying 1.26 million barrels of crude oil when it spilled 260,000 barrels into Prince William Sound off Alaska in 1989.

World News Young leads No. 9 Oklahoma over No. 8 Texas Tech
Author: 0 Young leads No. 9 Oklahoma over No. 8 Texas Tech

But Oklahoma answered back with a 5-0 run - starting with an old-fashioned, three-point play converted by Rashard Odomes - which gave the Sooners a 5-4 cushion with 17:02 left in the first half. Senior center Khadeem Lattin had arguably his best game of the season, contributing 11 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks. I just settled down in the second half.

World News Madrasas generate terrorists: Uttar Pradesh Shia waqf board chief
Author: 0 Madrasas generate terrorists: Uttar Pradesh Shia waqf board chief

UP Shia Central waqf Board chief, Waseem Rizvi , on Tuesday said that he had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath requesting them to shut down madrasas by bringing all such Islamic religious institutions under general education system .

World News Willie Nelson Cancels Concerts Due To Illness
Author: 0 Willie Nelson Cancels Concerts Due To Illness

According to The San Diego Union-Tribune, Nelson kicked off his show with the song "Whiskey River" and abruptly ended his performance after the opening number. Nelson was hampered health-wise on a few occasions past year, as he had to nix a show in Salt Lake City, Utah, citing respiratory issues linked to high altitude.

World News Stephen Miller, Trump's
Author: 0 Stephen Miller, Trump's "most effective weapon"

Mr. Trump returned home to the White House on Sunday morning following a retreat to Camp David with GOP congressional leaders. Well, it seems the behind-the-scenes drama was just as juicy as the on camera fiasco, as it's said Miller was escorted out of CNN by security following the sit down.

World News President Winfrey? No way, says Trump: 'I'll beat Oprah'
Author: 0 President Winfrey? No way, says Trump: 'I'll beat Oprah'

The president added that he appeared on one of her final shows and said he knows her "very well". 'I do think this though guys, I do think she's intrigued by the idea , I do think that, ' King said. But maybe do? I don't know what you're into - but if your thing is billionaire TV stars for president, maybe hold your horses for a bit. "Really?", and bemoaned the "impossibly boring" current crop of major political figures, making people more likely to vote for celebrities like Mr Trump or ...

World News Was the Third Hottest Year on Record for the US
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A new Annual Climate Statement by the Bureau of Meteorology has revealed that 2017 was actually Australia's third-hottest year on record . Despite the record-breaking temperatures, the NOAA fell short of linking climate change to the major disasters.

World News Trump says he would 'absolutely' talk to Kim Jong
Author: 0 Trump says he would 'absolutely' talk to Kim Jong

Asked if there are strings attached to the bilateral talk - the Trump administration demanded complete denuclearisation as a prerequisite for talks - Mr Trump said Mr Kim knows that he is "not messing around" in his pledge to defend the USA and its allies from the North's military attacks.

World News Iran bans English in primary schools
Author: 0 Iran bans English in primary schools

In Iran , English is regarded as a gateway to new knowledge in areas like science, economics and literature, to help students develop functional communication skills, and to pass global tests. President Hassan Rouhani disagrees with him, and has said that knowing English will help young people join the job market. In 2016, Khamenei, who holds the final say in all state matters, expressed fury about the "teaching of the English language spreading to nursery schools".

World News CES 2018: ASUS Announces the ROG Spotlight
Author: 0 CES 2018: ASUS Announces the ROG Spotlight

You will find this laptop packaged with SK telecom T1 collectables such as a jersey, mousepad and posters. Asus is also adding the ROG Strix GL12 to its gaming desktop line. Check out the ROF Strix Flare, which is an RGB mechanical gaming keyboard outfitted with Cherry MX RGB switches. Dedicated media keys, which include a volume wheel, are located on the upper left of the keyboard for instant access.

World News Israeli forces close major road near Nablus
Author: 0 Israeli forces close major road near Nablus

Palestinians are particularly opposed to them, since the territory is where leaders want a future sovereign State of Palestine to exist. Israel will soon expand its settlements in the West Bank, an Israeli official said Tuesday. "The settler was severely injured and taken to the hospital", the spokesperson said, adding that troops were searching the area for the assailant. The man died in hospital following the shooting near Havat Gilad, east of the Palestinian city of Nablus, the army ...

World News Commuters struggle as TN bus strike enters 6th day
Author: 0 Commuters struggle as TN bus strike enters 6th day

Leader of Opposition and DMK's working President MK Stalin raised objections when the Bill was being introduced, stating, "We are strongly opposing the draft which provides Salary hike for MLAs". Transport Department workers are paid in par with other government department. The trade unions, however, had said that the employees were "firm" on their demands and announced that the indefinite strike would continue.

World News Canadian police issue warrants for Wichita SWATing suspect
Author: 0 Canadian police issue warrants for Wichita SWATing suspect

The call led officers to believe the incident occurred at an address in Calgary. Calgary police issued warrants against Barriss for public mischief, fraud and mischief. In both the Calgary and Wichita cases, police say a man called 911 purporting that he'd shot his father and that he was holding his mother and a sibling at gunpoint.

World News Balochistan CM resigns amid political crisis
Author: 0 Balochistan CM resigns amid political crisis

Mir Abdul Qudoos Bezenjo, a former deputy speaker of the Balochistan Assembly, told Reuters on Tuesday that the lawmakers wanted to oust the chief minister because of his "massive corruption" and "ignoring coalition partners". The party sources said the PML-N chief was expected to visit Quetta soon to hold consultations with the provincial leadership before finalising a candidate for the coveted post.

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