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World News Tight security as Ekiti PDP governorship primary commences
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The spokesman disclosed that the Primary Election Committee for the state had Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State as chairman, while the party's National Chairman, Uche Secondus, would chair the Appeal Committee. The decision was reached by the national working committee following its meeting with the Ekiti PDP peace and reconciliation committee, led by former senate president, David Mark.

World News Rome: Public bus catches fire near Trevi Fountain
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People had been evacuated before the flames engulfed the bus. A short circuit is thought to have caused the fire in the bus, which was around 15 years old. Images of the incident were shared on social media, with many commenting on how what looks like a terrorist attack is a fairly regular occurrence in the city.

World News Natural disaster jolts Kashmir valley
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Natural disaster of magnitude 6.4 struck Tajikistan, near Afghan border, United States Geological Survey said on Wednesday. However, no casualties were reported. The epicenter of the quake is reported to be in Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. In April 2018, a 5.6-magnitude quake had jolted many towns of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

World News Syrian regime says Israel launched air strike on Damascus
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There were no casualties. The state TV said the fire was caused by pieces of the Israeli missiles that fell on Kisweh after the air defenses targeted them. "The IDF is prepared for various scenarios and warns that any aggression against Israel will be met with a severe response". So, in early April, the media reported the possible involvement of the tel Aviv bombing base T-4 in HOMS.

World News Fake voter ID cards in Bengaluru flat: EC rules out poll cancellation
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He added, " Flat no. 115 at SLV Park View in Jalahalli looked like a mini-BBMP office". More than 20,000 Voter ID cards found at a private apartment. With this late night discovery, both Congress and BJP started their blame game. A Congress delegation, led by Anand Sharma, met the Election Commission and submitted a detailed memorandum about alleged malpractices by the BJP in Karnataka Assembly elections .

World News Theresa May suffers further Brexit defeats from the House of Lords
Author: 0 Theresa May suffers further Brexit defeats from the House of Lords

Peers have voted to compel ministers to seek a form of customs union with the EU, curtail ministerial powers and expand the scope of a meaningful parliamentary vote on the final deal. "What we want to do is we want to remain in the customs union", she said. Responding for the government, Brexit minister Lord Callanan warned remaining in the EEA " would not deliver control of our borders or our laws ".

World News PM Modi 9th on Forbes most powerful list, behind Jinping, Putin, Trump
Author: 0 PM Modi 9th on Forbes most powerful list, behind Jinping, Putin, Trump

Besides Modi , industrialist Mukesh Ambani and Satya Nadella, the Indian-origin CEO of Microsoft , figure at No. 32 and No. 40, respectively. Taking the top spot this year is Duterte's "good friend" Chinese President Xi Jinping . Forbes , a 101-year-old media giant based in the United States, disclosed its list of "The World's Most Powerful People" on Tuesday, May 8. His father remains king, but he has consolidated power beyond any doubt and taken control of the country, Forbes said.

World News Kerry met with Iranian foreign minister to salvage Iran deal
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John Kerry , the former Secretary of State and Democratic Presidential Nominee, is back in the news. But, while the Trump Administration has been extremely critical of the nuclear deal with Iran, even labeling it "insane", John Kerry has been working his diplomatic connections to bolster the deal he helped broker, including meeting with Iran's foreign minister, and talking with the Presidents of Germany and France.

World News BJP seeks countermanding of Bengaluru seat poll over 'fake' voter IDs
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This triggered a blame game between BJP and Congress on Tuesday. "BJP enacted this drama in an apartment belonging to their own leader Manjula Nanjamari". He said that she had rented the apartment to her son who contested the 2015 BBMP polls on a BJP ticket. Alleging that the BJP-led NDA government did not fulfil election promises, Kharge listed various schemes and welfare programmes of the Siddaramaiah government in Karnataka.

World News Russian racism: A few monkeys doesn't make a troop, rules Federation Internationale de Football Association
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Petersburg. Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele were the target of monkey chants during the match in Saint Petersburg, a 3-1 victory for France . Doha: beIN yesterday launched its special Summer Bundle which offers more than 70 premium entertainment channels along with the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia for football fans in Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

World News On the street in Northern Ireland woman drilled head
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The attack occurred on Saturday, when Brenda McLaughlin was making her way home from Ruby's nightclub in Strabane, Northern Ireland . Police Service of Northern Ireland Detective Sergeant Brian Reid said: 'This was a brutal attack and the injuries sustained by the victim are extremely grave.

World News BSE Odisha 10th (HSC) Result 2018 Declared Today @ orissaresults
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Speculations were the results were likely to be released on the last week of April but the board have not confirmed yet the official release date. The Matriculation exams that were held between 23 February to 8 March. nic .in, 12pm onwards. Also, these all students are now waiting for their fate to be declared and reports are coming that Class 12 science stream results will be announced in the third week of May.

World News Jim Renacci Wins GOP Senate Primary To Face Sherrod Brown in General
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Sherrod Brown in November, according to NBC News. Renacci has said he joined the Senate race with White House encouragement, after Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel withdrew because of his wife's health issue. In the meantime, Renacci has enjoyed the accolades of the President and Vice President, with Trump tweeting in late April, "I need Jim very badly to help our agenda and keep making America great again!" "I believe the voters are exhausted of what's going on and, Jim Renacci , I have ...

World News Malaysians queue to vote in hotly contested election
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The BN chairman said the confidence was based on the success of the policies being introduced over the past five years, which had proven to have brought a positive impact on the country's economy and well-being of the people. Speaking at the same time, Mahathir urged voters not to fall for bribes. However that year it still won 60% of seats in parliament. Mahathir's opposition alliance, which counts on urban votes and support from the minority ethnic Chinese and Indian communities, is hoping ...

World News NASCAR majority owners seek sale
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A Wall Street Journal report previous year said Brian France has sold his shares in the privately owned company. While NASCAR is notoriously tight-lipped about its ownership structure, Jim France - France Sr.'s one surviving son - and Lesa France Kennedy - France Sr.'s granddaughter - act as co-owners, according to ESPN.

World News Cher Flourishes in the Final 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' Trailer
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Reguardless the rest of the cast is back and the sequel for what was once the highest grossing film in the United Kingdom, imaginitively titled Mamma Mia! Check out the Mamma Mia! This trailer has all the same songs as the first one , which is puzzling because ABBA has so many hits to choose from (and more on the way ).

World News Decades-Long Hunt For Missing Girls Leads To Michigan Farm
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One of Kim's sisters would be the last to ever hear from her late that summer night when she called from a pay phone and said she'd head back to her friend Annie's house. The police did not release the girls' names but they are believed to have been 12 to 17 years old when they disappeared, in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

World News Trump Administration Confirms Rescission Request of $15B
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Congress were edging away from a threat to pick a new budget fight with Democrats" and, especially, in the prelude of mid-term elections. Those 45 days give Congress a chance to act. Democrats are displeased with proposed cuts, but the package's procedural protections mean that it could potentially pass the Senate without Democratic support - if every Republican votes in favor of passage.

World News Congressman Bill Flores on Iran deal
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Iran likely hopes the European Union will pass laws to protect European firms from any potential USA sanctions . The deal's collapse will mean the Iranian nuclear threat once again becomes imminent - with Israel urging Washington to join in air strikes against Iran.

World News Xi tells Trump that North Korea wants peace, but has security concerns
Author: 0 Xi tells Trump that North Korea wants peace, but has security concerns

The U.S. and its allies, in turn, have responded with escalating sanctions meant to hobble North Korea's economy. Pompeo landed Wednesday morning Pyongyang time and was greeted by North Korean officials. The US side said Xi and Trump agreed to keep economic pressure on North Korea. "We're going to be listening for - have they turned the page and are they ready to address areas that directly affect American national security?" Trump has previously said he wouldn't lift sanctions until ...

World News President Trump says United States to exit nuclear accord with Iran
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The leaders of Britain, Germany and France immediately urged the US not to take any actions that could prevent them and Iran from continuing to implement the agreement. Mr Trump's supporters hate the deal because they have been told for years that it is a bad deal. Trump's announcement came four days ahead of his self-imposed May 12 deadline for deciding on the future of the deal.

World News Pedal for mental health Wednesday at Uptown
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Patrick Smith with CMHA said. "When you have mental health you can realize your own potential, cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively and make a contribution to your community". Many local residents, as well as community mental health nurses from the Mental Health Centre at the Battlefords Union Hospital, also attended. The Ministry of Education is addressing early intervention and prevention in schools by adding more supports, so students can begin to discuss mental-health ...

World News Orange County Schools will also close May 16 for teacher's rally
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The rally is meant to call for increasing teacher pay and investment in public education, lowering staff ratios in schools, and decreasing class sizes. The movement started in West Virginia, where striking teachers won pay raises, then spread to Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arizona and Colorado. The May 16 rally aims to address issues like increased per student allotment, adequate pay for teachers with advanced degrees and class size caps.

World News The Iranians are hysterical attack is not
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The US assessment now is that Iran could initially strike in retaliation against Israel for its airstrikes inside Syria . The official news agency SANA said without elaborating that the attack occurred in the countryside in Kisweh , just south of Damascus , an area known to have numerous Syrian army bases.

World News Four MPs resign as citizenship crisis causes more havoc
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Attorney General Christian Porter says a new High Court ruling means four sitting MPs must resign before the end of the day. . Another politician has fallen into the dual citizenship trap. "Parties will have to complete pre-selection at least a year before an election to allow sufficient time for renunciation, and even this might not be enough for people from some countries".

World News Jinnah portrait row: Aligarh Muslim University postpones examinations till May 12
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Earlier, General Secretary of Jamiat-e-Ulama-Hind Maulana Mohammad Madani had echoed similar sentiments asking agitating students to remove portrait of Jinnah from the AMJUSU Hall to end the row. Several students suffered injuries. Additionally, a 16-member committee consisting of senior faculty members of AMU, which includes the Dean Students Welfare & the President of AMU Teachers Association, had been set up to help in engaging protesting students and hearing out their problems, urging ...

World News Embiid mocks Rozier's height after altercation in Celtics loss to Sixers
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Embiid and Rozier each received a technical foul with two minutes, 27 seconds left in the second quarter. Rozier was whistled for an offensive foul, and Embiid looked to get the ball for the inbounds pass. Embiid said their height difference prevented Rozier from connecting. "To set the record straight, I wake up every morning not anxious about nobody, no man on this earth", he said.

World News Would a Victorious Najib Remake Malaysia into Turkey?
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Five years later, with another election looming, Najib's visibility has plunged. While vote-rigging has plagued previous Malaysian elections, observers fear the high stakes mean that cheating by the long-ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition.

World News Survivors from sinking migrant boat suing Italy over human rights abuses
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As a result, the European Union and Italy have partnered to provide support for Libyan coastguards to intercept all migrants who could possibly be head to that region. They highlight the severe conditions in Libyan detention centers for migrants, claiming they were well-known and well-documented. Since 2015, over two million migrants - mainly from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and a number of African countries have entered Europe by sea.

World News Cordray, DeWine projected to win OH gubernatorial primaries
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Gov. Mary Taylor on the Republican side. But Taylor pushed him to the right as he attempted to appeal to Trump voters. DeWine, the party's endorsed candidate, has walked a more careful line on Trump in anticipation of needing to win a statewide election in politically divided OH in November.