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World News Utah Teenager Defends Chinese Prom Dress That Sparked National Controversy
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In the wake of her Twitter post, however, Daum said she's had to accept that "there are going to be people that aren't always going to be pleased", and claimed friends and school principal are proud of her for how she handled herself. "At the time we were deciding on silly pictures, someone suggested those poses, so I just followed the crowd", Daum said, "I see where [the critics] were coming from, but I don't think they really got the full context".

World News Dino Melaye stretchered to court in Kogi by police
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Melaye's dare-devilry, said to have been aided by two Hilux trucks that blocked the police vehicle, led Melaye to a private hospital in Abuja, where police pounced on him again and took him to the National Hospital. "The court , however, has a grave responsibility to exercise such direction with utmost caution and to act within the accepted principles of administration of justice".

World News Boy Scouts change called 'co-ed political correctness'
Author: 0 Boy Scouts change called 'co-ed political correctness'

The parent organization will remain the Boy Scouts of America , and the Cub Scouts - its program for 7-to-10-year-olds - will keep its title as well. The Cub Scout and Scouts BSA program launch, led by Golin, will encompass a fully integrated strategy that spans paid, owned and earned channels. While some decry the loss of the masculine moniker, the Boy Scouts of America was looking at fast-dwindling coffers and declining membership-2.3 million, down from 2.6 million five years ago and 4 ...

World News Turkish party names Recep Tayyip Erdogan as presidential candidate
Author: 0 Turkish party names Recep Tayyip Erdogan as presidential candidate

Erdogan, 64, was first elected president in August 2014. Separately, Meral Aksener, the head of the IYI Party, applied to the Supreme Board of Elections (YSK) on Wednesday to seek the presidency. The elections were originally scheduled for November 2019, but Erdogan announced in April that the country would hold the vote a year and a half ahead of schedule.

World News In gaffe, France's Macron thanks Australian PM and his 'delicious' wife
Author: 0 In gaffe, France's Macron thanks Australian PM and his 'delicious' wife

Emmanuel Macron got caught up in a crème brouhaha over a dessert-inspired compliment to the Australian Prime Minister's wife. TIME also pointed out that the French word for delicious, " délicieux ", can also mean "delightful". He noted "some arrests have been made and all necessary measures were taken". As well as Britain, the French President has his sights set on Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, Denmark, Germany, Spain and Estonia, with all states expected to sign on the ...

World News Senators Urge HHS to Restore Abortion Rules for Title X Grants
Author: 0 Senators Urge HHS to Restore Abortion Rules for Title X Grants

Services include birth control, STD testing and pap smears. Despite this, Planned Parenthood argues that the new guidelines clearly favor anti-abortion and pro-abstinence organizations over their affiliates. She stepped down this week as head of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America after 12 years. At age 24, after her pap smear showed abnormal results, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer.

World News Read the Powerhouse Politics interview with outgoing White House lawyer Ty Cobb
Author: 0 Read the Powerhouse Politics interview with outgoing White House lawyer Ty Cobb

Cobb had advocated cooperation with Mueller, including a presidential interview, in hopes of bringing the investigation to an end. Fantastic mustaches in this White House are like immortals in Highlander: There can be only one. If there is potential liability there, Michael Cohen's testimony is likely to be relevant; hence the raid on Cohen's home, hotel and office might be essential to proving whatever financial crimes Trump may have committed.

World News Iran denies Morocco accusations
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On Tuesday, Morocco cut diplomatic ties with Iran over its alleged funding of the separatist Polisario Front , a Western Sahara movement. Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita claimed that Rabat had obtained "verified proof" that Hezbollah had provided training and financial support to the Polisario Front since 2016 and had sent weaponry to the group last month, including surface-to-air SAM9, SAM11 and Strela missiles.

World News Meghan Markle's Brother Wants Royal Wedding Cancelled
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's Brother Wants Royal Wedding Cancelled

He is the one who is desperate for somebody to say "I will" because he knows how hard it is moving into this family. Meghan Markle's estranged brother has penned a harsh letter to Prince Harry begging him not to marry his sister. divorced Meghan's yoga instructor mother, Doria Ragland, when Meghan was 6. "She's not genuine like Diana", Markle Jr. Crown Equerry Colonel Toby Browne, who runs the royal mews, said the type of carriage chosen is one Harry knows well, as two Landaus were ...

World News Table-Toppers Chennai Super Kings Look To Spoil Kolkata Knight Riders' Homecoming
Author: 0 Table-Toppers Chennai Super Kings Look To Spoil Kolkata Knight Riders' Homecoming

The team Chennai Super Kings is led by MS Dhoni and the team Kolkata Knight Riders is led by Dinesh Karthik . Dhoni is now averaging 71.50 with three half-centuries. Preview: Table-toppers Chennai Super Kings ( CSK ), who have looked a class apart so far, will start as hot favourites against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR ) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday.

World News Essex pub set to open as the Prince Louis following refurbishment
Author: 0 Essex pub set to open as the Prince Louis following refurbishment

On Tuesday, the queen , 92, arrived at Kensington Palace, William and Kate's London home, from Windsor Castle to the west of London, where her 96-year-old husband is recuperating after a hip operation. Opting for the lazy method when it comes to the third child ... typical! Louis is now the 71st most popular name for a baby boy in England and Wales.

World News Abuse Victims Meet With Pope Francis: 'We Need Concrete Actions'
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At an emotional news conference after four days of private meetings with the pope, three men who were victims of Chile's most notorious pedophile urged Francis to take action against several Chilean bishops. I caused this, ' " said Cruz, who called his three-hour meeting with Francis "very raw". "I believe that he was honest". Cruz said he didn't ask about whether Francis had read his letter from 2015, but said he was able to communicate everything he had wanted during their face-to-face ...

World News Bodycam footage of police entering Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock's room
Author: 0 Bodycam footage of police entering Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock's room

Footage made public Wednesday from two officers' body-worn cameras shows an officer gesturing to an open laptop in the room. The videos were released as part of a court order after USA media outlets sued. The Las Vegas police's preliminary report said that they still did not know why the gunman carried out the attack, although they ruled out any political or ideological radicalization.

World News Hawaii lawmakers pass bill banning sunscreens with chemicals harmful to coral reefs
Author: 0 Hawaii lawmakers pass bill banning sunscreens with chemicals harmful to coral reefs

Consumers would only be allowed to buy sunscreen with the chemicals if prescribed by a health care provider, though the measure itself doesn't ban online purchases or tourists from bringing their own to Hawaii. "These chemicals have also been shown to degrade corals' resiliency and ability to adjust to climate change factors and inhibit recruitment of new corals", the text of the bill explains.

World News Search continues for parolee who fled with kids
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The LASD and law enforcement in Bakersfield will follow-up on any leads and tips from the public as to the whereabouts of Suspect Stephen Houk. The Sheriff's Major Crimes Bureau began the pursuit about 2:30 p.m. When the motor home stopped with its front end under a thick canopy of trees, officers pulled back for safety, Rodriguez said. Then, another police agency spotted the motor home Tuesday afternoon and the chase was on around the streets of Hollywood and onto the 101 Ventura Freeway.

World News Russian Jet Crashes in Syria Killing Two Pilots
Author: 0 Russian Jet Crashes in Syria Killing Two Pilots

The Russian Su-30SM fighter jet crashed after it took off from the Khmeimim air base. As follows from an onsite report, both pilots tried to keep the plane under control till the last moment. But Russian nationals are regularly reported to be serving as paid mercenaries in Syria and taking on unsafe missions that often lead to casualties.

World News Private doctor defends autopsy in Sacramento shooting case
Author: 0 Private doctor defends autopsy in Sacramento shooting case

Gregory Reiber says Clark was shot seven times not eight as Dr. Bennet Omalu's autopsy indicated. Though Omalu had stated during his March conference that evidence showed Clark was facing away from officers during the shooting, Reiber says this wasn't so, either.

World News Justin Langer becomes Australia coach in post ball-tampering scandal era
Author: 0 Justin Langer becomes Australia coach in post ball-tampering scandal era

Langer takes over on a four-year deal and is now in charge of Western Australia and Perth Scorchers. "It's hard to replace their runs and their experience", Langer said when asked how he planned to paper over the loss of Smith and Warner who were responsible for 37 per cent of the Test runs Australia scored since 2014.

World News Significant risk of thunderstorms tonight
Author: 0 Significant risk of thunderstorms tonight

An isolated shower or storm can't be entirely ruled out for Sunday , but slightly better chances of rain look to return on Tuesday of next week. Severe thunderstorms are expected across parts of the southern and central Plains into the middle Mississippi Valley on Wednesday , which could bring another round of tornadoes, it said.

World News Rahul grades Modi 'F' for performance in Karnataka's agri sector
Author: 0 Rahul grades Modi 'F' for performance in Karnataka's agri sector

The ongoing countrywide agrarian crisis marked by numerous farmer suicides, has become politicized ahead of the assembly elections in Karnataka, which will be held on May 12. Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah has replied today to PM's address in a series of tweets. During his visit, Shah harped on the murder of the 24 Hindu activists, blaming Karnataka;s Congress government for the tragedy.

World News Inmates in Guantanamo Bay drop to 40
Author: 0 Inmates in Guantanamo Bay drop to 40

Mr Trump has vowed to send more detainees to Guantanamo Bay , which is located on a U.S. naval base on Cuba. Notably, al-Darbi's transfer takes place on the same day that Secretary of Defense James Mattis provided the White House with recommendations for changes in US detention policy, pursuant to the president's January 30 executive order .

World News Rajasthan dust storm claims two lives
Author: 0 Rajasthan dust storm claims two lives

Maximum damage was caused in Bharatpur district where 11 died due to the storm, reports. Agra most affected district. Yogi has directed officers concerned to personally monitor relief operations and provide all necessary medical facilities to the affected.

World News Release Cauvery water or else face consequences, Supreme Court tells Karnataka
Author: 0 Release Cauvery water or else face consequences, Supreme Court tells Karnataka

She told reporters that it was not that the Centre was sitting quiet but there were various issues like whether it would be authority or board as it exists in respect of various interstate water disputes in the country. Palaniswami was set to attend a meeting of Chief Ministers called by the Centre to discuss various schemes to be implemented on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

World News Govt urged to craft laws that guarantee media freedom
Author: 0 Govt urged to craft laws that guarantee media freedom

After the recommendation by the UNESCO general conference, this day was proclaimed as the World Press Freedom Day In December 1993 by the UN General Assembly. This in turn was a response to a call by African journalists who in 1991 produced the landmark Windhoek Declaration on media pluralism and independence.

World News Interest rate hike in doubt as manufacturing growth hits 17-month low
Author: 0 Interest rate hike in doubt as manufacturing growth hits 17-month low

The distance away from 50 indicates how quickly activity levels are expanding or contracting. Mirroring the trend for business activity, latest data revealed a renewed rise in new order volumes thoiugh in some cases, construction firms noted that a knock-on impact from unusually bad weather conditions had contributed to delays with sales completions during the latest survey period.

World News Release of 3 Americans Detained in North Korea Is 'Imminent'
Author: 0 Release of 3 Americans Detained in North Korea Is 'Imminent'

North Korea's UN Mission said on Thursday that linking the country to the recent incident is a "stereotyped trick to keep up the atmosphere of sanction and pressure" against Pyongyang. -North Korea summit, saying the House of Representatives "recognizes that the American people are committed to peace and support efforts toward diplomatic negotiations to ensure the complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization of North Korea".

World News Explosion, fire reported at CT home amid barricade situation
Author: 0 Explosion, fire reported at CT home amid barricade situation

A barn behind a house in CT exploded Wednesday night while police and a SWAT team were negotiating with a man who had taken his wife hostage, leaving at least six officers injured, state police and a town official said. "Then things took a turn for the worse with an explosion". The explosion happened Wednesday night in North Haven. Video shows police rushing to the scene and a massive fire.

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