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World News Massachusetts Court Endorses Right to Bear Stun Guns
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The court put the ruling on hold for 60 days to give lawmakers time to rewrite the law and create regulations for stun guns before putting the ruling into effect. MA is among a handful of USA states, including New York, Hawaii and Rhode Island, which ban outright the civilian ownership of stun guns. Though the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court upheld the same law in 2015, it has been looking to revisit the issue because the U.S.

World News China holds live-fire drills in Taiwan Strait
Author: 0 China holds live-fire drills in Taiwan Strait

It is the first operation of its kind carried out by the Navy since 2016 and takes place a week after that command made a major military parade in the South China Sea as part of the government's plan to turn the Popular Liberation Army into a world leading military force.

World News Former Playboy Playmate settles with tabloid owner over buried Trump affair story
Author: 0 Former Playboy Playmate settles with tabloid owner over buried Trump affair story

McDougal claims she had a 10-month affair from 2006 to 2007 with Trump and had filed a lawsuit to be released from a 2016 agreement to stay silent. Mr Trump was the host of NBC reality show The Apprentice at the time. McDougal, asking the Los Angeles Superior Court to dismiss her lawsuit. In recent weeks, she has spoken to The New Yorker and Anderson Cooper of CNN.

World News Tracking Rain & Snow Headed Our Way
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New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Little to no accumulation is expected in MA though parts of Berkshire County may see two to three inches of snow. A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 10am and noon. A large high pressure system will set up shop over the Northeast Monday and Tuesday .

World News Jewish men beaten with belt in Berlin anti-Semitic attack
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The parliamentary leader of the Social Democratic Party in Berlin, Raed Saleh, himself a Muslim born in the West Bank, said he was "deeply shocked" by the attack. "You hear about things like this in the outlying neighborhoods", one local woman told DW, "but I was very shocked about it happening here". The victim told Israeli TV that he and his companion had "walked on the street in a normal way - we had not talked to anyone".

World News Trainer Freddie Roach
Author: 0 Trainer Freddie Roach "hurt" after split from Manny Pacquiao

He is an aggressive fighter and he doesn't want to run around so my fighter must be in top condition, added Fernandez, who downplayed Pacquiao's age factor in the fight. He said he respects the contributions of Pacquiao, the eight-division king of the sport, but that it's his time now to dominate. Roach is widely considered one of the greatest trainers in recent boxing history.

World News 2 slain kids' father cries as nanny is convicted
Author: 0 2 slain kids' father cries as nanny is convicted

The nanny's lawyer had argued she was mentally ill and should not be held responsible in the deaths of the children. Mental illness "does not announce itself like a bad cough or a limp", Van Leer-Greenberg said during closing arguments.

World News After patting woman journalist's cheek, TN governor apologises
Author: 0 After patting woman journalist's cheek, TN governor apologises

I had three to four questions to him over allegations of sexual misconduct, and the reports over a home ministry enquiry against Banwarilal Purohit . Mr Purohit. After the press conference had just ended, the woman journalist identified as Lakshmi Subramanian , asked a question to Purohit. The Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Department of the Tamil Nadu Police is also investigating the case, The Hindu reported.

World News Reported overnight missile strikes in Syria false alarm
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Syrian air defences responded to a missile strike, believed to be carried out by Israel, that targeted two airbases in Syria after midnight on Tuesday, according to the War Media, the media wing of the Syrian army. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said after the US, British, and French strikes in Syria his country will continue "to move against Iran in Syria".

World News Tej Pratap Yadav-Aishwrya Rai gets engaged
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Aishwarya, 25, who is a management graduate, was flanked by her parents Chandrika and Purnima Rai and siblings during the ceremony. The ring ceremony, however, took place in the absence of Lalu, who is now serving sentence in three fodder scam cases and is undergoing treatment at All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi.

World News UK's May faces criticism over Syria strikes
Author: 0 UK's May faces criticism over Syria strikes

The prime minister said she ordered the attack without waiting for a vote because a speedy response was needed after a chemical attack killed up to 75 people in Douma , near Damascus. Theresa May said: "But that does not mean it is always appropriate, it therefore can not and should not be codified into a Parliamentary right". "I realise that for some in this House, and especially for those who have not had to do what I have to, the attractive purity of a democratic principle that ...

World News Caught On Camera: Explosion Tears Through Home After Car Crash
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The driver was unharmed. Two officers were responding to the crash when the home exploded. The police video shows several officers pulling up to the scene. As an officer starts to approach the structure, the home bursts into flames, sending debris throughout the neighborhood, located about 12 miles outside of Fort Worth.

World News Schools Discouraging Student Walkout
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Students from about two dozen schools plan to leave school and carpool or bus to downtown St. Louis, where they will march around Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley's office at the Old Post Office, 815 Olive Street, to call for stricter gun control, said Anu Akinyede, a student at Westminster Christian Academy and an organizer for Friday's walkout.

World News How will the UK solve the Windrush controversy?
Author: 0 How will the UK solve the Windrush controversy?

Those affected would be exposed to the full force of the United Kingdom government's " hostile environment ", meaning it would immediately become a criminal offence to work in the United Kingdom, and access to services including health care, bank accounts, rented accommodation and more would be restricted.

World News Trump passes up chance to say if he'll fire Mueller
Author: 0 Trump passes up chance to say if he'll fire Mueller

The raid was a result of information uncovered by Mueller and approved by Rosenstein. The police department also warned that the protests could happen in as little as 24 hours after the potential termination. They are so entwined with every aspect of his public and private life, it is unimaginable that Trump could have gotten anywhere close to where he is today without them.

World News Iran replaces dollar with euro in financial reporting
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President Rouhani stated that the Islamic Republic of Iran and Turkey enjoy ample historical and cultural commonalities and further deepening of bilateral, regional and global relations between the two countries beneficial for peace and stability in the region and the world.

World News Pope appeals for Alfie Evans, meets dad (3)
Author: 0 Pope appeals for Alfie Evans, meets dad (3)

Alfie's parents have waged an extensive legal battle to have him undergo continued treatment, as they argue that he is not dying and that his cognitive functions are actually improving. The ECHR ruling has been upheld by the court of appeal judges and Supreme Court justices. It was Francis' second appeal this week for Alfie, and the second time in recent months that the Vatican has intervened in a case of a sick British toddler.

World News Based bump stock maker shutting down business
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A bump stock device was used by the gunman in the mass shooting at a Las Vegas music festival in October. "On Sunday, May 20, 2018 at midnight CDT, Slide Fire will cease taking orders for its products and shut down its website", Slide Fire Solutions said in a statement on its website, USA Today reported .

World News Scott Morrison praises Israel Folau's 'strong character' after anti-gay remarks
Author: 0 Scott Morrison praises Israel Folau's 'strong character' after anti-gay remarks

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle responded, saying: "In his article, Israel clearly articulated his religious beliefs and why his faith is important to him and has provided context behind his social media comment". "For me it's trying to get those people to understand, "look, me being gay is not a choice", Owens told the Unfiltered podcast. I say they are, whether they like it or not.

World News Key Democratic senator to vote against Pompeo for secretary of state
Author: 0 Key Democratic senator to vote against Pompeo for secretary of state

The opposition of Reed and Whitehouse comes as scant surprise because both have been critical of many of President Trump's foreign policy initiatives. The White House, alarmed about his chances, held a conference call on Wednesday to tout his public service record, and repeat praise from Democrats for him for his commitment to strengthening the State Department .

World News Bernie Sanders says rapper Cardi B is 'right' on social security
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders says rapper Cardi B is 'right' on social security

In a recent interview with GQ, she spoke about her love of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. How many of you can do the same? "Like, this man was suffering from polio at the time of his presidency, and yet all he was anxious about was trying to make America great - make America great again for real ", she said .

World News 3-year-old accidentally shoots pregnant mother in NW Indiana parking lot
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Merrillville Police say two children were inside a auto outside of a Merrillville store when one of them shot and injured their mother. Did you do this to yourself?' Hadassah Zirkle, a witness, said. He also had a warrant out against him for separate for traffic violations. The children were placed in protective custody. According to Phoenix police Sgt.

World News Etah Rape & Murder Case: Accused Who Raped 8-Year-Old Girl Arrested
Author: 0 Etah Rape & Murder Case: Accused Who Raped 8-Year-Old Girl Arrested

The incident in Etah happened when the 7-year-old girl had gone with her family members to attend a marriage ceremony. A rope was found tied around the neck of the girl. As public outrage mounted over the Unnao and Kathua rapes, Union minister Maneka Gandhi announced plans to introduce death penalty for rapists of children below 12 years.

World News PM suffers embarrassing Brexit bill defeat in House of Lords
Author: 0 PM suffers embarrassing Brexit bill defeat in House of Lords

Crossbench peer Lord Kerr of Kinlochard, who proposed the amendment and described himself as an "enthusiastic Remainer", opened report stage by moving a cross-party proposal which seeks to retain the option of a customs union with the EU. This could involve getting a re-write of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill to include a cross-party amendment that would require ministers to negotiate "an arrangement which enables the United Kingdom to continue participating in a customs union with the ...

World News Winter not quitting yet with more snow expected Thursday
Author: 0 Winter not quitting yet with more snow expected Thursday

The threat of slippery roads, very poor visibility and heavy snow has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Winter Storm Warning for Madison until 1 a.m. Less snow is expected in this area, but road conditions will still deteriorate once rain changes to snow after the main morning commute. This low-pressure system is also anticipated to take a more southerly path into the Southwest.