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However, if the government's recent history is an indicator, it is likely to be sat on for a while - at least until CJI Misra convenes the full court discussion that Justices Kurian Joseph and Ranjan Gogoi had requested. A petition was filed by senior lawyer Indira Jaising, which said appointments have now become a matter concerning the "independence of judiciary". One good way to force the hands of the Centre would be to ensure that no other names are recommended before Joseph's appointment ...
  • Syrian chemical attack probe delayed again by Douma gunfire

    Syrian chemical attack probe delayed again by Douma gunfire

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    Only hours later, Syrian TV carried a military statement saying that air defenses fired a number of missiles because of a "false alarm", without providing more information. Chemical weapons inspectors will only deploy to the Syrian town of Douma if they are given unhindered access, the OPCW chief said Wednesday, adding it was unknown when the team would go.
  • US Launches Airstrikes on Syrian Chemical Weapons Facilities

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    Director of the Joint Staff Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie confirmed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad still maintains "residual" capacity. Syrian state media slammed Western strikes on Saturday as illegal and "doomed to fail", after the US, France , and Britain launched a joint operation against the Damascus government .
  • BJP eroding Ambedkar's legacy, PM Modi paying lip-service: Congress

    BJP eroding Ambedkar's legacy, PM Modi paying lip-service: Congress

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    The men the police have arrested include a retired government official, four police officers and a minor - all of them belong to a local Hindu community that has been involved in a land dispute with the Muslim nomads. "On one hand, Salathiaji is demanding justice, while on the other hand, he has called to shut down the high court". While many, including Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh , kept to their work while fasting, several ministers, among them Prakash Javadekar, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi ...
  • What to Know About the Scandal Engulfing Missouri Governor Eric Greitens

    What to Know About the Scandal Engulfing Missouri Governor Eric Greitens

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    Eric Greitens is under intense scrutiny: Lawmakers are calling for him to resign (and considering impeachment) after the release of a sexually explicit, state-issued report tied to a felony charge. A week later he invited her to his home while his wife was out of town, saying they could not talk in public because he was running for office. However, she described two more nonconsensual incidents: one where Greitens smacked her hard across the face and said "you're mine", after she confessed ...
  • Traumatic brain injuries and dementia research

    Traumatic brain injuries and dementia research

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    The study found that overall, those who sustained a TBI were 24% more likely to be diagnosed with dementia over the study period compared to those who had not suffered such an injury. According to the study authors, more than 50 million people every year experience a traumatic brain injury. Of the people without dementia, 4.7 percent had suffered a brain injury.
  • All the signs Kate Middleton is about to give birth

    All the signs Kate Middleton is about to give birth

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    From designer favourites like Alexander McQueen and Jenny Packham to maternity brands such as Séraphine, Middleton never put a fashionable foot wrong. Media barriers have been installed outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in London, confirming that it's getting ready to welcome the newest member of the royal family .
  • French President Macron to hold talks with Saudi crown prince in Paris

    French President Macron to hold talks with Saudi crown prince in Paris

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    Macron called for a "strong reaction" of the worldwide community during a phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday evening. "We have here a young leader who is going to be in the highest functions in a country where 70 percent of the population is under 30", Macron said alongside the 32-year-old prince.
  • Reaction to calls to carry Narcan for overdoses

    Reaction to calls to carry Narcan for overdoses

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    Adams said he hopes those who are at risk - as well as their friends and family members - will keep the antidote on hand and learn how to use it. Now, a new study showed the threat of dying from one of those infections has dropped. Generic, injectable versions of naloxone are cheaper. According to the state Department of Health, one of the top goals in Washington's opioid response plan is to increase naloxone distribution in affected areas as local policies permit.
  • Wellington vs. Clearview softball: Rosecrans pitches, powers Dukes to win

    Wellington vs. Clearview softball: Rosecrans pitches, powers Dukes to win

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    Rogers (12-4, 5-1 7A-West) trailed 4-2, but tied the game with two in the fifth on an RBI-double by Seldomridge and a run-scoring single by Matthew Watson. She would go onto to finish the game with seven RBIs off of three hits, all of which were home runs. Emma Seagroves went 1 for 3 with a RBI and a run scored.
  • Missing CDC worker's body recovered in Atlanta river

    Missing CDC worker's body recovered in Atlanta river

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    The infections in Lowell and Lawrence have occurred largely among the homeless and people who inject drugs, authorities said Thursday. The scientist was wearing his favorite running shoes, O'Connor added. The manner of death, however, has yet to be determined. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Cunningham was last seen leaving work after complaining to co-workers that he wasn't feeling well.
  • Cold, snow were bad for April, but not record bad

    Cold, snow were bad for April, but not record bad

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    The National Weather Service posted a winter storm warning for a large area stretching from southwestern Minnesota east through central Wisconsin and into northeastern MI. Forecasters however, believe that conditions will get better in northern England during this afternoon but some heavy and thundery showers will hit in the evening.
  • Jail Time for Attorney Alex van der Zwaan for Lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

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    Before their work on the Trump campaign, Van der Zwann's law firm, Skadden Arps, prepared what was called an independent report in 2012 about the prosecution of a former official in Ukraine. Prosecutor Andrew Weissmann did not request a specific punishment for van der Zwann but he did point out that "the defendant is an attorney who after being explicitly warned about the consequences of lying.
  • Trump administration adding citizenship question to 2020 census

    Trump administration adding citizenship question to 2020 census

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    There can be a fine for a false answer, although this hasn't happened in several years. "I have a son". Meantime, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross , who announced his department's move to change the 2020 census, appeared to skew the science behind his decision when he asserted that the impact of asking about citizenship had been "well-tested".
  • El Al attempts to block Air India's trans-Saudi route

    El Al attempts to block Air India's trans-Saudi route

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    Meanwhile, Indian government planned to sell the stakes in Air India with the condition that the brand "Air India" will be retained and the control of the national-carrier will be with Indian nationals. "However, we will keep our options open with respect to the proposed divestment of Air India, " The Singaporean carrier said in a statement. India's biggest airline, Indigo, has expressed an interest in the proposal and an undisclosed foreign buyer is also said to be looking at the deal.
  • AAP govt unveils 'green budget' in bid to improve Delhi's air quality

    AAP govt unveils 'green budget' in bid to improve Delhi's air quality

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    Delhi to get fleet of 1,000 electric buses, biggest in the country and one of the biggest in the world. Subsidy will also be given to firms to switch over to clean fuel-based power generators. The government has also proposed to set aside Rs 1,000 crore for fix and maintenance of smaller roads owned by the municipal corporations of the city, he said.
  • Trump Administration Announces Restrictive Trans Military Policy

    Trump Administration Announces Restrictive Trans Military Policy

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    The White House has followed through on Donald Trump's controversial pledge and formally banned transgender people from serving in the military. The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest LGBT civil rights organisation, has denounced Mr Trump's "hastily tweeted troop ban" that has turned into official policy.
  • South Africa 65-1, leads Australia by 121 runs in 3rd test

    South Africa 65-1, leads Australia by 121 runs in 3rd test

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    Lehmann labelled as " disgraceful " behaviour by some spectators on Friday and said he has lodged an official complaint. "Banter, that's fine. Banter is good-natured fun by crowds b ut they've gone too far here.it's been poor". Clearly intent on stamping himself on this match, Warner crunched three successive deliveries through the off side for boundaries to end Rabada's second over, and began his third by hooking a six and slashing another four behind point.
  • Minn. officer charged with murder in Justine Damond case

    Minn. officer charged with murder in Justine Damond case

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    The criminal complaint, posted online by the Star Tribune , said that before the fatal shot was sacked, Harrity heard a voice and then a "thump", and saw the head and shoulders of a person outside his window. "Our city stands firmly with Justine's family, and hope they find piece in a time of grief", Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey said following the charges.
  • Assam: Thousands of Ola, Uber drivers 'go offline'

    Assam: Thousands of Ola, Uber drivers 'go offline'

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    Despite the smaller number of cabs on the road, the commute has remained bearable for most cities, except Mumbai . Varchas Srinivas, an IT official who frequently uses the service, said , "I work in Magarpatta city and reside in Bavdhan".
  • Outrage after black politician Marielle Franco shot dead

    Outrage after black politician Marielle Franco shot dead

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    People look on as Rio's Civil Police officers transport Brazilian politician Marielle Franco's auto, where she was found shot dead in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil on March 15, 2018 . Franco was born and raised in a network of favelas , or slums, called Mare, one of the city's most violent areas. Franco, who was first elected to represent the left-wing Socialism and Liberal party in Rio in 2016, was 38 years old and identified as LGBT.
  • FDA takes 'historic' step to lower nicotine in cigarettes

    FDA takes 'historic' step to lower nicotine in cigarettes

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    Tobacco executives from Altria and R.J. Reynolds expressed interest in the FDA proposal and vowed to work closely with the agency on what is expected to be a process lasting several years. "It would be the most significant public health proposal we have seen from the USA government in the last 20 years", Myers said. The agency cited research that could support reducing levels of nicotine to 0.3 to 0.5 milligrams per cigarette.
  • County Health Rankings Released

    County Health Rankings Released

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    This year, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focused its analysis on health gaps and said nationwide data show they "persist not only by place, but also among racial and ethnic groups" and are largely the result "of differences in opportunities in the places where we live".