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World Aadhaar info: Alphons Kannanthanam stands by his comments
Author: 0 Aadhaar info: Alphons Kannanthanam stands by his comments

Speaking on the sidelines of an event in Trivandrum, the minister said, "You think Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to give your data to a private company!" But the UIDAI, which runs the Aadhaar programme, said "there is no truth in this story" and that they were "contemplating legal action against ZDNet ".

World Palestinians congratulate United Nations human rights body on anti-Israel resolutions
Author: 0 Palestinians congratulate United Nations human rights body on anti-Israel resolutions

But the United Kingdom said: "We must not lose sight of the deeply concerning situation in the OPTs Over the past year we have seen plans for the first new settlement community in over 25 years and the retroactive approval of unauthorised outposts deep in the West Bank We continue to be alarmed by the treatment of Palestinian minors in Israeli military detention".

World Israel targets Hamas site in Gaza Strip
Author: 0 Israel targets Hamas site in Gaza Strip

Palestinian tractors in the Hamas-run Strip began preparing an area east of Khan Yunis on Sunday morning for a tent city planned for the march. A video, purportedly showing the Palestinian infiltration, was released by Al-Jazeera. It is scheduled for completion at the end of 2019. On Passover Eve, March 30, Palestinians and Israeli Arabs throughout Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza will mark Land Day, commemorating an Israeli decision in 1976 to expropriate land in the Galilee - a move ...

World Exhaustive security preparations headline eve of PSL final
Author: 0 Exhaustive security preparations headline eve of PSL final

The stage is set for the biggest match of the decade as Karachi is going to host an worldwide level cricket match - which will be played between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi - after a gap of nearly nine years. As for the PSL final in Pakistan, the cricket enthusiast are expected to turn out in full swing as the tickets were sold out in span of six hours. But a reluctance from some global PSL players to play in Pakistan remains.

World Govt shutdown avoided as Trump withdraws threat & signs spending bill
Author: 0 Govt shutdown avoided as Trump withdraws threat & signs spending bill

On ABC's This Week this morning, Ruddy told Martha Raddatz the President is "perplexed" by all the reports of "chaos" at the White House . Several aides scrambled to convince the president not to follow through with his threat. The White House and Republican lawmakers and sought to strike a deal with Democrats that would have included border wall funding and provide legal status or citizenship for DACA recipients, but a deal has remained elusive.

World Trump on Twitter (March 23): DACA, Omnibus spending bill
Author: 0 Trump on Twitter (March 23): DACA, Omnibus spending bill

His attorneys have asked federal courts in Washington and Maryland to throw out similar cases filed by Congressional Democrats and the attorneys general of Maryland and D.C. A senior House aide said there were no plans to call lawmakers back for a special session, all but guaranteeing there would be a shutdown unless Trump backed down from his threat.

Author: 0 USA launches WTO complaint against China's IP policies

In the call with Mnuchin, Liu, a Harvard-trained economist, said China still hoped both sides would remain "rational" and jointly work together to keep trade relations stable, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. It appealed for dialogue "to avoid damage to overall Chinese-U.S. cooperation". Following Mr Trump's move, China said it was planning to retaliate with its own set of proposed tariffs worth $3bn, including tariffs on groceries and aluminium scrap.

World 12 killed, 40 wounded in auto bomb attack near Afghan stadium
Author: 0 12 killed, 40 wounded in auto bomb attack near Afghan stadium

Officials confirmed that children were among those killed and wounded . Omar Zwak , the spokesman for the governor of Helmand Province, said the bomber struck about 7 p.m.at a field in the provincial capital, Lashkar Gah, where a traditional wrestling match drawing hundreds of spectators had just ended.

World Shloka Mehta Gets Engaged To Ambani Scion Akash
Author: 0 Shloka Mehta Gets Engaged To Ambani Scion Akash

The two families and close friends gathered at a plush five-star resort on Saturday for a "get-to-know-each-other" before the formal engagement. According to reports , the wedding is being planned for December 2018. Arunkumar & Co., which is now ranked among the top half dozen diamond companies of India. After completing her schooling from Dhirubhai Ambani International School with Akash, she went on to study Anthropology at Princeton University, New Jersey and pursued her Masters in Law ...

Author: 0 Security alert over at Cambridge Analytica's London HQ

It has now been a week since it became known that the British data analytics contractor , which worked with Donald Trump's presidential campaign, retained private data from 50 million Facebook users despite claiming to have deleted it.

World 12-Year-Old Hosts Easter Egg Hunt For Kids With Special Needs
Author: 0 12-Year-Old Hosts Easter Egg Hunt For Kids With Special Needs

The annual Easter Egg Hunt on Loring-Greenough's Lawn this coming Sunday is BYOB - Bring Your Own Basket. "We love hosting this event every year and giving the children in Hunterdon County a chance to have fun and learn a little more about the Easter holiday", said Lt.

World Former Catalan leader avoids arrest in Finland, heads to Belgium
Author: 0 Former Catalan leader avoids arrest in Finland, heads to Belgium

Carles Puigdemont , the former regional president who is in exile in Belgium , was among the 13 indicted yesterday by a supreme court judge. Police intercepted Mr Puigdemont near the Danish border as the ousted politician attempted to return to Belgium , according to his lawyer , Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas.

World Students demand action after gun violence in schools
Author: 0 Students demand action after gun violence in schools

Those who showed up to the march said they were there to support the march organizers and to applaud their effort. "It inspired me to do something", she said of hearing about the survivors' resilience and determination to make their voices heard.

World Historic protest - hundreds of thousands march for gun reform
Author: 0 Historic protest - hundreds of thousands march for gun reform

A person holds a sign during a Gun Control Rally in Market Square in downtown Pittsburgh Saturday, March 24, 2018. Park said the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , along with mass shootings in Las Vegas, San Bernardino and the Pulse Night Club, are evidence that something needs to change.

World After threatening veto, Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget
Author: 0 After threatening veto, Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget

Afterward, Trump said he wants the power to issue line-item vetoes on spending bills - a power many presidents have demanded, and that Congress has never granted - and that the Senate should eliminate the ability of a minority to filibuster legislation.

World No more free reign to China, says Trump after announcing tariffs
Author: 0 No more free reign to China, says Trump after announcing tariffs

On Tuesday, the Chinese premier promised at a news conference Beijing will "open even wider" to imports and investment as part of efforts to make its state-dominated economy more productive. The country's Commerce Ministry said Friday that the proposed trade sanctions would target US-made products ranging from pork to steel pipes. However, countries trading with China are equally concerned about business requirements that force the transfer of technology to Chinese partners.

World Track Teams Begin Season Friday At Blair Oaks
Author: 0 Track Teams Begin Season Friday At Blair Oaks

As the MHS boys prepare to start the outdoor portion of their schedule today with a meet at Waukee, Bacon said this season's iteration of Bobcat track features quite a few things, but arguably the most important is a good pool of talent to draw from.

World US May Delay Steel Tariffs for Some Nations Wanting Relief
Author: 0 US May Delay Steel Tariffs for Some Nations Wanting Relief

The tariffs, which are likely to be announced in conjunction with the implementation of new tariffs on imported steel and aluminium, will be focused on targeting Chinese acquisitions of sensitive United States technology and intellectual property.

World 2 firefighters killed, 2 injured in building collapse
Author: 0 2 firefighters killed, 2 injured in building collapse

Assistant Chief Greg Altland and firefighter Eric Swanson were also injured in the wall collapse, but are expected to recover. On Thursday night, a New York City firefighter died during a five-alarm fire in Harlem on the set of the film "Motherless Brooklyn".

World Lewis likens anti-gun march to civil rights era
Author: 0 Lewis likens anti-gun march to civil rights era

President Barack Obama talks with Yolanda Renee King , 5, granddaughter of Martin Luther King Jr., her mother, Arndrea Waters, and Martin Luther King III after speaking at a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 2013, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.

World How will hawk John Bolton affect foreign policy?
Author: 0 How will hawk John Bolton affect foreign policy?

All of John Bolton's career, both inside and outside of government, Bolton has been a one man band for regime change. John Bolton can not be an honest broker. We were not "welcomed as liberators". During his election campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly railed against the architects of that war, accusing them of misleading the nation over weapons of mass destruction.

World Cambridge Analytica scandal: Facebook slapped with four lawsuits
Author: 0 Cambridge Analytica scandal: Facebook slapped with four lawsuits

The information commissioner is investigating whether the firm improperly used data from some 50 million Facebook users to target voters with ads and political messages. As U.S. politicians call for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress to get a better handle on how Cambridge Analytica may have affected the 2016 presidential election , British authorities are not wasting any time , launching a raid to get their hands on documents on hand at the firm's offices ( like ...

World Full Trailer : Deadpool 2
Author: 0 Full Trailer : Deadpool 2

Deadpool put the X-Force together to stop Cable from killing this unknown kid that has fire coming out of his hands. "Isn't that a little derivative?" asks team member Domino, played by Zazie Beetz . Reynolds is in true motormouth form, breaking fourth walls and cracking skulls as the almost three-minute trailer cues up Air Supply and references " Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants " (the latter a nod, naturally, to the breakthrough film of Reynolds's real-life wife, Blake Lively ).

World Peru's president offers resignation
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Keiko Fujimori tweeted, using the president's initials. Even if Congress decides to reject Kuczynski's resignation and oust him immediately in a vote late on Thursday instead, Vice President Martin Vizcarra would to replace him. A new impeachment vote had been scheduled to take place Thursday and Kuczynski had been scrambling for support. Days later, Kuczynski pardoned the feuding siblings' father from a 25-year jail sentence for human rights abuses committed during his decade-long ...

World Sunny with mix of clouds
Author: 0 Sunny with mix of clouds

The numbers given are liquid equivalent, and that is important, because cold air is racing in across the state tomorrow. We will only see a 10 percent chance of rain/thundershowers. Monday morning will be cold with temperatures in the 20s, but afternoon highs will be in the 40s. Friday: Cloudy, maybe some sunny breaks. Tuesday kicks off a complicated, messy, damp 3 day period, where scattered showers of varying intensities move through.

World Two wounded in Maryland school shooting
Author: 0 Two wounded in Maryland school shooting

A teenage boy wounded in the latest school shooting was released Wednesday from a hospital , while a 16-year-old classmate was still fighting for her life in critical condition. This shooting came four days before Saturday's March for Our Lives in nearby Washington, D.C. Thousands of students are expected to descend on the nation's capital to rally for gun control and safer schools in the wake of the deadly February 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

World Former water park executive pleads not guilty
Author: 0 Former water park executive pleads not guilty

Ten-year-old Caleb Schwab was killed on August 7, 2016 after his raft went airborne on the Verruckt waterslide, forcing him to hit a metal bar and netting on the ride. They shared a statement saying they are "deeply disappointed to learn any individual is being personally charged for the awful accident on Verruckt".

World Arrest after hoax bomb threats sent to schools - including in Surrey
Author: 0 Arrest after hoax bomb threats sent to schools - including in Surrey

Today, Thursday, Police confirmed an arrest had been made. Police were notified about the threat by two different tips Wednesday evening. Chance Foy , of the High Ridge area, was charged with making a terrorist threat after Northwest High School was evacuated on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

World Ukraine allows arrest of MP in parliament attack plot
Author: 0 Ukraine allows arrest of MP in parliament attack plot

Before this, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuri Lutsenko presented footage of Savchenko allegedly transporting weapons out of the occupied eastern Ukrainian territories to commit a terror attack in Kiev. Savchenko was arrested in Ukraine Thursday for allegedly planning to overthrow the government. "I don't think she has a real political future in Ukraine because she isn't a good politician".

World Senior Chinese official cautions United States over tariffs
Author: 0 Senior Chinese official cautions United States over tariffs

From hog producers in Iowa to apple growers in Washington state and winemakers in California, farmers expressed deep disappointment Friday over being put in the middle of a potential trade war with China by the president many of them helped elect.

World Cambridge Analytica offers to hand over evidence to Information Commissioner
Author: 0 Cambridge Analytica offers to hand over evidence to Information Commissioner

This data was reportedly used to help get US President Donald Trump elected, and also to boost the Brexit campaign in the UK. Earlier this week, India's Law and Information Technology Minster Ravi Shankar Prasad warned Facebook of "stringent" action for any attempt to influence polls through data theft, and threatened to summon CEO Mark Zuckerberg, if needed.

World The Labour Split Demonstrated In One Call To Ian Payne
Author: 0 The Labour Split Demonstrated In One Call To Ian Payne

The Labour frontbencher sacked by Jeremy Corbyn for demanding a second European Union referendum faced claims yesterday that he had previously threatened to quit over his leader's weak response to the Salisbury poison attack. He said Mr Lloyd was "committed to ensuring that peace in Northern Ireland is maintained", as well as helping to steer the devolution deal "back on track".

World Became known, the poisoned Skripal in London
Author: 0 Became known, the poisoned Skripal in London

According to Mr Timoshkov, five years ago Mr Skripal wrote to Mr Putin begging for a pardon, insisting that he was not a traitor because he had sworn an allegiance to the Soviet Union, not Russian Federation. Porton Down chief executive Gary Aitkenhead told the BBC: "We have got the highest levels of controls, of security around the work that we do here".

World Trump 'Considering' Veto Of Budget Bill
Author: 0 Trump 'Considering' Veto Of Budget Bill

The House of Representatives passed the $1.3 trillion fiscal 2018 omnibus appropriations bill , Thursday. The centerpiece was a big increase in USA defense spending to $700 billion dollars, up $61 billion, and a 10% hike in domestic spending, which would rise to $591 billion.

World Paul McCartney Joins March for Our Lives, Remembers John Lennon
Author: 0 Paul McCartney Joins March for Our Lives, Remembers John Lennon

Unfortunately, many of these people have heartbreaking stories to tell about how loved ones were killed from being shot, and Paul McCartney is among one of those storytellers. I don't know. But this is what we can do and so I'm here to do it. "It is important to me". The primary one took place in Washington DC, with sister rallies taking place across the country, and even further afield, with more taking place in London and Edinburgh.

World BJP MPs asked to 'expose' Opposition
Author: 0 BJP MPs asked to 'expose' Opposition

The Prime Minister also hoped the elected parliamentarians effectively voice the aspirations of the people they will represent. Senior party leader and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar informed about the meeting to media. The party announced that it will celebrate B R Ambedkar's birth anniversary on April 14 as "Social Justice Day" across the nation. Modi and Shah were speaking at the BJP's maiden Parliamentary Party meeting held at its newly-constructed headquarters.

World Nike reports 7 percent revenue growth in Q3
Author: 0 Nike reports 7 percent revenue growth in Q3

Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky's holdings in Nike were worth $21,284,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The original version of this article can be viewed at https://www.thelincolnianonline.com/2018/03/24/gs-capital-llc-purchases-new-position-in-nike-nke.html.

Author: 0 United States has not given China a list of trade remedy actions

It also will create space for potential negotiations for Beijing to address Trump's allegations on intellectual property and delay the start of immediate retaliation against USA products from aircraft to soybeans. "It's probably one of the reasons I was elected, maybe one of the main reasons", Trump said at the White House. They said the figure was based on a calculation of the impact on the profits of US companies that had been forced to hand over intellectual property as the price of doing ...

World Manchester United applies to establish professional women's team
Author: 0 Manchester United applies to establish professional women's team

There are a number of star players, extensively linked with a move to Manchester United and one name exciting the fans is that of Anderson Talisca. All is not well for Luke Shaw at Old Trafford , as he was reportedly involved in a bust-up with Jose Mourinho , who has already identified a replacement.

World Ukraine detains ex-POW Nadiya Savchenko over alleged terror plot
Author: 0 Ukraine detains ex-POW Nadiya Savchenko over alleged terror plot

The verdict can be appealed at the appellation court within five days. Critics say the dramatic charges against Savchenko were part of authorities' efforts to get rid of a powerful challenger ahead of the next year's presidential vote. In March 2016, a Russian court sentenced her to 22 years in prison, saying she acted as a spotter for mortar fire that killed two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine.

World Trump threatens to veto spending bill, raising specter of another shutdown
Author: 0 Trump threatens to veto spending bill, raising specter of another shutdown

Neither Speaker Paul Ryan nor Senate Leader Mitch McConnell commented publicly on it. It beefs up military and domestic programs, delivering federal funds to every corner of the country. Rand Paul, who was hoping that Trump would veto the bill. Congress bet that this time, he didn't want a deal badly enough to shut down the government over it - that the passing fancy he tweeted the morning after Congress had voted on the bill would be gone by the afternoon.

World Cambridge Analytica headquarters raided by British data regulators
Author: 0 Cambridge Analytica headquarters raided by British data regulators

The move comes after a British High Court judge granted a warrant to the data watchdog Information Commissioner's Office, allowing its investigators to search the firm's offices. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has also been requested by lawmakers in the U.S. and U.K.to testify before investigative committees regarding Facebook's role in the data breach.

World Don't forget! The clocks go back at 1am tomorrow morning
Author: 0 Don't forget! The clocks go back at 1am tomorrow morning

The clocks will move one hour ahead at 1am GMT on Sunday, March 25, making it 2am BST. British Summer Time was first introduced in 1907 by William Willett to help the war effort throughout the summer months during the First World War. Remember, the clocks go forward in France - as they do across all European Union countries - this weekend. Read: Which services will be affected by train strikes next week? Newgate clocks has dozens of timepieces on display at its Oswestry headquarters, ...

World Kerala honour killing: Man stabs daughter to death on wedding eve
Author: 0 Kerala honour killing: Man stabs daughter to death on wedding eve

Areekode police have detained her father Rajan. However, the police denied Brijesh's allegation and said that they had asked her consent many times and she chose to go with her father Rajan after he agreed to her wish to marry Brijesh. This agitated her father Rajan and provoked him to take the extreme step. Rajan, who was in an inebriated state, which he stabbed Athira several times with a kitchen knife.

World Cyclone Nora to hit western coast of Cape York
Author: 0 Cyclone Nora to hit western coast of Cape York

Northern Australia has been warned to brace for a category three tropical cyclone expected to make landfall over the weekend. The storm was already producing winds of 155km/h near its centre and gusts up to 220km/h, speeds at the upper end of a category three.