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World Deadline to register to vote in May 22 primary is Tuesday
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It's nearly a third higher than a decade ago, when 112,990 voters were registered. During the early voting period, people can also register to vote at any of the above sites and vote on the same day. On Saturday the polls are open from 8:30 a.m. until noon. May I change my party affiliation at an early voting location? . They must first fill out a state absentee ballot request form - available at the Pitt County Board of Elections office, located in a blue building behind the county ...

World Air quality report mostly good for Northeast Pa.
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Only two other California counties - Humboldt and San Francisco - earned the same grades, but the report covered the three years ending in 2016 and did not include the impact of the October wildfires, the most deadly and destructive in California history.

World FAA orders inspections for Boeing 737 engines after Southwest death
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US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window. It will not be clear until the FAA issues its rule how many will need inspections. She is said to be the first person to die in an accident involving a USA airline in nine years.

World Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Drops Libel Lawsuits Against Buzzfeed, Fusion GPS
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David Schwartz , Cohen's attorney, told Politico that the decision to end the cases was hard. The FBI raided Cohen's home and office this month and prosecutors with the U.S. "Cohen secretly made a late-summer trip to Prague during the 2016 presidential campaign", adding that if their reporting is true, "it would ... be one of the most significant developments thus far in [Mueller's] investigation of whether the Trump campaign and the Kremlin worked together to help Trump win the White ...

World Netanyahu, Rivlin wish Israel a happy 70th anniversary
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This year's commemoration has been marred by a dispute between Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and a group of Israeli and Palestinian bereaved families holding a joint memorial ceremony for loved ones. "Looking forward to moving our Embassy to Jerusalem next month!" Inspectors found a "powerful explosive device" in the roof amid the cargo of goods destined for settlers along the border.

World Southern Indian state governor apologises to female journalist for patting her cheek
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The journalist fraternity took umbrage against the Governor's conduct, with the Chennai Press Club and some 200 journalists remonstrating with Purohit for his conduct and demanding an apology. The panel set up to probe the sex scandal in Aruppukottai , where a woman college teacher allegedly prodded students to extend sexual favours to university officials, today launched an inquiry, while the assistant professor's lawyer claimed she faced threat in jail.

World Tennessee lawmakers punish Memphis for removing statues
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Rep. Steve CohenStephen (Steve) Ira CohenTrump's zeal for administration firings denigrates public servants House Dem moves to force vote on bill protecting Mueller Dog's death in flight is another tragic wake-up call MORE (D-Tenn.) on Wednesday blasted Tennessee state lawmakers for voting to take funding away from Memphis after the city removed monuments of Confederate leaders.

World Indian Premier League: Chennai Super Kings charter train to Pune for fans
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While CSK's home games have been shifted to Pune, the fans have decided to make their presence felt at Pune as well by booking an entire train, calling it the #WhistlePoduExpres, ahead of Friday's clash against Rajasthan Royals. "To organise for all the matches in Pune is going to be a big task". CSK management wishes to thank the Southern Railways for arranging a special train.

World CONFED CUP : Enyimba Glide Into Group Stage
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The Rwandan league giants advanced 3-2 on aggregate to the 16-club mini-league stage after winning the first leg 3-0 in Kigali 10 days ago. The Mozambican side scored two first-half goals courtesy of an Isaac de Carvalho brace - in the 30th and 46th minutes - but the blues recovered in the second half to avoid an embarrassing result.

World SU students speaking up in wake of offensive fraternity videos
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Members of the Syracuse chapter of Theta Tau, a professional engineering fraternity, produced videos that showed offensive behavior, including the use of racial and ethnic slurs and sexually explicit gestures, the college newspaper The Daily Orange reported.

World Tax Freedom Day not the same for all taxpayers
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Confirmation that the president has sought an extension emerged as the Inland Revenue Service (IRS) website crashed on Tuesday as workers across America scrambled to submit their tax returns. The agency also said that taxpayers "should continue filing their tax returns as they normally would". Filing an extension is a generally the best financial move, because failure-to-file fees cost more than failure-to-pay.

World Syrian State TV Says Air Defenses Shoot Down Missiles
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France says it is "highly likely" evidence was disappearing from Douma before weapons experts arrived in the area. "The goal of these strikes was to show that there is a red line that should not be exceeded", said Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders , who also stressed that the European Union needed to be in regular contact with Assad's closest allies, Russian Federation and Iran.

World Race between Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rouke 'too close to call'
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A Quinnipiac University poll shows the two men in a dead heat for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Cruz. Chris Wilson, former director of research for the Ted Cruz presidential campaign, has dismissed the poll's results as "fanciful", claiming it over-sampled independents and under-sampled Republicans.

Author: 0 Fadnavis welcomes SC verdict on judge Loya death case

Shah was discharged from the case by Judge Loya's successor in office. The Supreme Court decision to dismiss the petitions was taken by a three-judge bench, led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra. Another Congress leader and former Union minister Salman Khurshid said: "Many, many people will be deeply disappointed. The verdict gives a clear message that the judiciary can not be misled by allegations based on political vendetta", he said.

World Iran switches from dollar to euro for official reporting currency
Author: 0 Iran switches from dollar to euro for official reporting currency

He said: " We tell the world that we will produce or acquire any weapons we need, and will not wait for their approval ". Tehran has been trying for years to move away from the dollar, although much of the country's worldwide trade is still conducted in dollars and ordinary Iranians use them for travel and savings.

World India may need Rs 1 lakh-cr notes more to meet demand
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Amid reports of a cash crunch in some of the states, tax authorities have conducted raids to trace out hoarders. Cash was last supplied in Delhi - NCR on April 11th and it was 30% of the regular requirement. Chidambaram also lashed out at the government on the recent bank scams, asserting that people appeared to have lost confidence in the banks. "Our first order of response is to make sure that adequate cash is available at ATMs and in banks so that whatever demand, for whatever ...

World Tammy Duckworth applauds new rule letting senators bring babies to work
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Tammy Duckworth who petitioned for the change so that she could breastfeed her newborn daughter on the Senate Floor. "By ensuring that no Senator will be prevented from performing their constitutional responsibilities simply because they have a young child, the Senate is leading by example and sending the important message that working parents everywhere deserve family-friendly workplace policies", Duckworth said in a statement after the vote.

World Iran quake: Huge natural disaster strikes near NUCLEAR POWER PLANT
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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported the earthquake's magnitude at 5.5, though Iranian state television quoted officials who said it registered at 5.9. The quake was reportedly felt as far away as Bahrain and Qatar, on the other side of the Persian Gulf. In 2003, a 6.6-magnitude quake flattened the historic city of Bam, killing 26,000 people.

World Judge Holds Kobach In Contempt Of Court
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Kobach assured the judge he will send postcards, which hold information about polling stations, to affected voters but they were never sent. U.S. She also took issue with Kobach's refusal to update the state's training manual for election officials to reflect her 2016 order blocking the proof-of-citizenship requirement.

World U.S. bans sales to ZTE - future with Android uncertain according to report
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The United States Commerce Department imposed a seven-year ban on US-based companies (e.g., Qualcomm, Dolby) from selling software and hardware to ZTE for allegedly not adequately reprimanding the staff involved in illegally selling USA technology in Iran and North Korea, which are both under a trade ban from the US.

World Why Lingayats matter in Karnataka
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A trailer of sorts to this effect was unveiled recently when BJP national president Amit Shah, at a convention of coconut growers in Tiptur, said: "The Siddaramaiah government mooted this proposal not because of love for Lingayats but to prevent Yeddyurappa from becoming the chief minister".

World Atlanta Airport Firefighters Spray Foam on Delta Plane's Smoking Engine
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Delta Flight 30 was redirected back to the airport at about 6pm local time after the crew spotted smoke emerging from the one of the engines. Video showed the plane taxied safely to the gate while surrounded by emergency vehicles. The safety of our customers and crew is always our top priority and we apologize to our customers on this flight. Jennifer Riordan , 43, was killed during the incident when she was reportedly partially sucked out of one of the plane's windows as it decompressed.

World Modi meets May at Downing Street
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Prime Minister will also call on Prince of Wales. I consider myself fortunate over the years to have been able to meet and talk with so numerous giants of the Commonwealth - Sir Robert Menzies; Kwame Nkrumah; Sir Keith Holyoake; Jomo Kenyatta; Pierre Trudeau; Kenneth Kaunda; Julius Nyerere; Lee Kuan Yew and many more.

World Chemical weapons investigators to visit Syrian attack site
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The United States, Britain and France fired missiles at Syrian targets on Saturday in retaliation for the suspected chemical use. The Syrian outlet also reported another, separate airstrike on the Dumayr air base, in a suburb of the capital, Damascus .

World Theresa May wins comfortable victory in Commons vote on Syria airstrikes
Author: 0 Theresa May wins comfortable victory in Commons vote on Syria airstrikes

Downing Street has already published a document outlining why it believes the military intervention was legal however the PM is expected to face anger in the commons. "It is right that parliament has the power to support, or to stop, the government taking planned military action". Sorry, this content isn't available on your device.

World Netflix (NFLX) Shares Up -1.2% on Analyst Upgrade
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About 9.85M shares traded. It is down 0.00% since April 18, 2017 and is. NFLX outperformed by 97.18% the S&P500. Seatown Holdings sold 78,600 shares as the company's stock rose 58.31% while stock markets declined. Hamilton Lane Advsr Ltd Liability Co has invested 1.48% of its portfolio in Netflix, Inc . (NASDAQ: NFLX ) or 3,180 shares. Highlander Ltd holds 0.04% or 300 shares.

World Trump passes up chance to say if he'll fire Robert Mueller
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Trump has publicly criticized Mueller , who is investigating potential ties between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 campaign and possible obstruction of justice. "They've been saying I'm going to get rid of them for the last three months, four months, five months, and they're still here", Trump told press when asked whether or not be believed the political fallout would be too great to fire either official.

World Kippah-wearing Jewish teen attacked in Berlin
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According to news reports, two Jewish men wearing kippahs were walking on the street when they were attacked by an Arabic-speaking man, who started to whip one of them with his belt, crying out the Arabic word for Jew, "Yahudi". In a video interview with the Bild newspaper, Armush said the main attacker seemed to have a "Syrian dialect". We didn't talk to anyone, didn't answer them.

World San Diego County becomes the latest to fight California sanctuary state laws
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Opponents of the bill, like city Supervisor Kristin Gaspar, say the law jeopardizes public safety, makes it hard for law enforcement to do their jobs and can increase danger for federal immigration agents. "That's why it was important for us to stand up, as controversial as it was". The north park vote contributes to 10 the range of governmental entities that pitted contrary to their nation law that declared California, also from statute all police inside might perhaps not keep in touch with ...

World 17000 expected to join countrywide bus strike
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The workers are seeking a 12% wage hike while the employers are offering a 7% increase. The terms allow for modest wage increases over the next two years and include improvements to working conditions. They complained that taxis were expensive and that was the reason they opted for buses in the first place. Commuters had to rely on taxis or other means of transport to get to their destinations.

World Baboons stage research center escape with 'enrichment tool'
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The centre's 1,400 baboons have access to a walled enclosure containing a selection of " enrichment tools " to keep them stimulated, including 55-gallon barrels. More than 2,500 animals on the Texas Biomed campus are a crucial part of the quest to understand the mechanisms of disease. The wall, according to the Washington Post , was created to prevent the facility's 2,500 or so animals from escaping, and while there was a fourth baboon in the group who was also trying to escape, the animal ...

World IRS extends filing deadline to midnight Wednesday
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The website has been down most of the day and wasn't operational late Tuesday aftenoon. However, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, who oversees the IRS, told reporters in New Hampshire that those affected will be given extensions. Electronic filing is the most popular way to file in the US. Both messages said, "Note that your tax payment is due although IRS Direct Pay may not be available".

World Professor Set to Headline LitHop Pulls Out Amid Twitter Controversy
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First, she bragged to those who suggested that she should be fired that she was unfireable, claiming that she was a tenured professor who made $100,000 per year. Despite Jarrar's tweet about her tenure, her future interactions with students may be in question. A statement released by Fresno City College says campus and LitHop 2018 organizers support Jarrar's decision to withdraw, alluding to safety concerns.

World McConnell Kills Effort To Protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller — I'm The Decider
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This information was not within the purview of the investigation, so he passed it onto fellow federal authorities. The latest target of that effort has been deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein . McDonnell says the bill is a waste of time because he's confident Trump won't fire Mueller, whose investigation so far has landed indictments against 22 individuals and entities.

World Child accidentally shoots mother in northwest in parking lot
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A 21-year-old mother remained hospitalized Wednesday at a Chicago hospital after her 3-year-old daughter accidentally shot her the afternoon before with a handgun she found in their vehicle while parked outside a Merrillville store, authorities said.

World NY nanny guilty of killing two children
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The defense called doctors and psychiatrists as witnesses in a bid to convince the jury that Ortega was not responsible for her actions. As the verdicts were read, father Kevin Krim broke down in tears. But when Krim arrived, Lucia wasn't there. "It was a scream you can't imagine is even inside of you", she testified. I know her voice. "You could see they tried really hard to wash all the blood out but there was still kind of an auburn tint to it that I do not forget to this day".

World No US military activity in Syria's Homs at this time - Pentagon
Author: 0 No US military activity in Syria's Homs at this time - Pentagon

The Pentagon said there were no reports of USA military activity, after reports from Syrian television that Syrian air defences responded to a missile attack over Homs which targeted Shayrat air base late Monday night. Asked about the missile attack, an Israeli military spokesman said, "We don't comment on such reports". The Pentagon denied late on Monday that the United States had carried out military activity in Syria's Homs .

World Sanders/Cardi B 2020? Bernie Says Rapper Is Right About Social Security
Author: 0 Sanders/Cardi B 2020? Bernie Says Rapper Is Right About Social Security

Additionally, the Bronx raptress stated, "He's the real 'Make America Great Again , ' because if it wasn't for him, old people wouldn't even get Social Security ". Believe it or not, Cardi B and Bernie Sanders have a few things in common. Plus, during Sanders' 2016 campaign for president, he introduced rapper Killer Mike at Coachella.

World China Performs Maneuvers with Real Fire in Taiwan Strait
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China has also stepped up flights of strategic bombers and fighter jets around Taiwan in recent months. Taiwan's defense ministry accused China of using "cheap verbal intimidation and saber rattling" to threaten them as China began a massive live-fire military drill in the Taiwan Strait, stoking tensions in the area.

World Supply concerns push aluminium to highest since 2011
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Goldman Sachs said in a note prices could spike to $2,800-3,000 a tonne but would not stay there. Rio Tinto said last Friday that it will declare force majeure on certain customer contracts after us sanctions on its partner Russian aluminium producer Rusal.

World Syria gas attack didn't happen - local doctor
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Britain's ambassador to the OPCW Peter Wilson said it was now unclear when the inspectors would be able to reach it. The U.S. State Department has accused the Syrian government and its ally Russian Federation of trying to cover up the alleged April 7 attack.

World 'No decision' on new trainer for Manny Pacquiao
Author: 0 'No decision' on new trainer for Manny Pacquiao

Horn (18-0-1, 12 KOs) won their 12-round title bout by unanimous decision, but Horn's victory in his hometown of Brisbane was widely considered controversial. "If I could have the chance to finish it right away, I'll finish it". "But I have to work hard". "We chose Mathysse because he's a tough opponent", Pacquiao added.

World Solicitor General Is Next in Line If Trump Fires Rosenstein
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Trump said that in contrast, "nobody has been more transparent" than his White House, pointing to thousands of pages of documents turned over to investigators. Michael Cohen pictured arriving at Manhattan federal court Monday. 'Even if you shut Mueller down some way, how do you shut down the Southern District (federal court)?' Trump spoke alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a news conference at his private Mar-a-Lago club.

World Dash camera video shows the moment a Texas house explodes
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The mother and father were reported to have serious burn injuries and are still under hospital care, and the son was treated and released for less serious injuries. "We are incredibly thankful that the victims are stable and expected to recover". "Otherwise, I would have been up on the wall and it would have exploded completely into my face".

World PM May apologises to Commonwealth leaders for immigration row
Author: 0 PM May apologises to Commonwealth leaders for immigration row

Out of this was born the Windrush generation . "They have got to be assisted so they can carry on with their lives". These people came over from 1948 during the same big waves of emigration from Ireland and worked on the same buses and railways, in the same NHS hospitals and the same auto and food factories, the same building sites as the Irish.

World BJP MP Rakesh Singh appointed party's Madhya Pradesh unit chief
Author: 0 BJP MP Rakesh Singh appointed party's Madhya Pradesh unit chief

Singh will lead the BJP alongside CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the Assembly election scheduled this year. He was appointed Rajasthan BJP chief in February 2014 and is an MLA from Jaipur's Adarsh Nagar constituency. A party statement said that Mr Chauhan, Mr Parmani and Mr Babu have been made members of its national executive. In Andhra Pradesh, the BJP is in an unenviable position of having lost its alliance partner, the ruling Telugu Desam Party.