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World President approves ordinance for death penalty to child rapists
Author: 0 President approves ordinance for death penalty to child rapists

Even while the Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met to discuss the issue, the rape and murder of an four-month-old infant in Indore sent fresh shockwaves across the country. There is no more heinous crime than rape, there is no larger pain.Every rapist should be hanged: "Asha Devi, mother of 2012 Delhi gangrape victim on ordinance to amend POCSO act ", she said.

World PSL promise justice to perpetrators of fan violence
Author: 0 PSL promise justice to perpetrators of fan violence

Minister Xasa said the Premier Soccer League and stadium management must provide answers on what happened at Moses Mabhida Stadium. After the shock 2-0 FA Cup defeat by Free State Stars Saturday, some of the crowd ran amok, severely assaulting a female security guard at Moses Mabhida Stadium in the Indian Ocean city.

World Beyoncé's Coachella second weekend set will include a couple of changes
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A Beyonce superfan has become an internet sensation by perfectly mimicking the star's stellar performance at Coachella . "We did like 10-to-14 hour days". "The routine was so high-energy and she looked like she was having such a good time on the stage and I wanted to have a good time, too". We're in America and we already know what we're dealing with [as African-Americans and in the current political environment], which is why the Divine Nine was built.

World Armenian opposition leader detained after failed talks
Author: 0 Armenian opposition leader detained after failed talks

Pashinyan along with two other opposition MPs "were arrested as they were committing socially unsafe acts", the prosecutor general's office said in a statement. Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the capital Yerevan , blocking streets in the city centre and staging sit-ins. The prime minister walked out after Pashinian made it clear he would only discuss Sargsyan's resignation.

Author: 0 Syria needs both military and political de-escalation - UN Syria envoy

Lavrov said that Trump indicated he could make a reciprocal trip to Russian Federation if Putin was able to accept his invitation to the White House. In the past it was in the public domain that President Trump had during the telephone call to the Kremlin leader on March 20, invited president Putin to the White House.

World Kellyanne Conway freaks out when asked about her husband's anti-Trump tweets
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway freaks out when asked about her husband's anti-Trump tweets

You brought him into this, so this is gonna be fun moving forward, Dana. "But it's very good for the whole world to just witness that it's now fair game how people's spouses and significant others may differ with them". Bash defended her query by saying George Conway's husband's tweets have gotten numerous consideration and she or he needed Kellyanne to reply. Now you need to speak about different folks's spouses or important others simply because they both work within the White Home or at ...

World Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site
Author: 0 Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site

Russia, which is backing up Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's administration, has already done its own investigation and is insisting that the use of chemical weapons was not confirmed. "On the other hand, they thought that by striking Syria they would have covered the lies they had circulated to other Western countries". They've been supplied by rebels with the coordinates of the burial site of dozens of victims of the alleged deadly gas attack that prompted earlier this month ...

World Kathua Girl's Sedation, Rape Confirmed by Medical Experts
Author: 0 Kathua Girl's Sedation, Rape Confirmed by Medical Experts

The reports stated that no sperms were detected, It read, "No spermatozoa were detected". New provisions will also be added that mandates a two month deadline for investigating a rape case and another two months for the court to complete the trials.

World Elderly dog keeps lost Australian toddler safe overnight
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Kelly Benston, the partner of Aurora's grandmother Leisa Marie Bennett, told the ABC Ms Bennett and other volunteers heard Aurora from the top of a mountain. She heard her voice calling out "Grammy", and she just knew it was her, for sure. "So she'd travelled quite a distance with her dog that was quite loyal to her", he added.

World Macron urges Trump to stick with Iran nuclear deal
Author: 0 Macron urges Trump to stick with Iran nuclear deal

I think today the U.S. has a very strong role to play for peace in different regions of the world, especially the Middle East and I think it is one of the last resorts for this peace and multilateralism. French President Emmanuel Macron, who is heading to Washington to urge his USA counterpart to stay in the Iran nuclear deal, said in an interview broadcast Sunday that there is no "Plan B" if the accord is scrapped.

World Thousands of Limerick rugby fans are Bordeaux bound for Munster - Racing clash
Author: 0 Thousands of Limerick rugby fans are Bordeaux bound for Munster - Racing clash

Teddy Thomas scored two tries and Maxime Machenaud added another as well as adding 12 points from the boot. Runners-up in 2016, the French giants will meet unbeaten Leinster in the decider in Bilbao in three weeks' time, while Munster return to domestic matters after suffering a stinging sixth European semi-final defeat since 2009.

World Kvitova and Pliskova put Czechs in control
Author: 0 Kvitova and Pliskova put Czechs in control

Kvitova found herself 3-1 down in the opening set with Julia Goerges, but the world No.10 rattled off five in-a-row to move ahead in the match. This weekend of semifinal action brought two highly-anticipated Fed Cup ties and so far it's been all about the Czechs, winners of five of the last seven trophies.

World Maharashtra: Gadchiroli police encounters 14 Naxals killed in Tadgaon forest
Author: 0 Maharashtra: Gadchiroli police encounters 14 Naxals killed in Tadgaon forest

According to the reports almost 14 Maoists were killed in an encounter near Tadgaon village. Search operations are still on as it is suspected that Naxalites could launch attacks during the night on security forces. The Maoists are believed to be present in at least 20 Indian states but are most active in forested resource-rich areas in the states of Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Bihar, Jharkhand and Maharashtra.

World Dominant Marquez maintains perfect record in Austin
Author: 0 Dominant Marquez maintains perfect record in Austin

Marc Marquez will not start from pole position in the Austin GP , even if he was the fastest one on the track. Marquez will be the first rider on the second row and he will have Rossi at his side. "We've worked a lot on used tires and I was able to be consistent during the practices, but this track is quite physically demanding and the temperature should be higher, so we'll see", he said.

World Dragon boat accident kills 17 in China
Author: 0 Dragon boat accident kills 17 in China

The still pictures showed one of the long, narrow boats packed with paddlers going over. The official Xinhua News Agency said eight boats and more than 200 people had been deployed to the rescue. The media reported that the paddlers in the dragon boat were seen without a life jacket. Two people have been detained in connection with the accident.

World OPCW: Inspectors unable to begin probe
Author: 0 OPCW: Inspectors unable to begin probe

I wonder how the Washington, D.C., "deep state" feels about the reviled clown President Donald Trump carrying out their deepest desires. "With all due respect", Haley said , "I don't get confused". One assumes those politicians and the Western media think their publics are very very stupid.Unfortunately for Western intelligence, the overrunning of the last of the rebel enclaves in Ghouta and their departure in buses to Idlib came far sooner than they expected, allowing the Syrians and ...

World Confident Chennai take on Hyderabad
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The impact of Rayudu's knock can be gauged from the fact that from overs 1-10 CSK's run rate was 5.4 but after his arrival - from overs 11-20 the run rate was 12.8. But his dismissal in the 18th over, thanks to a fine catch by Ravindra Jadeja at long on, turned the match in favour of CSK though the match went till the last ball.

World Syrian Forces Bombard Islamic State-Held Areas in South Damascus
Author: 0 Syrian Forces Bombard Islamic State-Held Areas in South Damascus

Global inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) who arrived in Damascus almost a week ago were still waiting early on Friday to visit the site of the suspected poison gas attack. The areas comprise the majority of the Palestinian Yarmouk refugee camp, which lies about 8km from central Damascus. "Yarmouk has been transformed into a death camp, like one of the lower regions of hell".

World Mitt Romney won't commit to backing
Author: 0 Mitt Romney won't commit to backing

State Rep. Mike Kennedy won 50.88 per cent. In remarks following the vote, Romney retained an optimistic tone. 'I'm delighted with the outcome. "Together, we have accomplished incredible things", the longtime lawmaker told a largely adoring crowd in suburban Salt Lake City.

World Donald Trump complained about Michael Flynn's 'judgment issues'
Author: 0 Donald Trump complained about Michael Flynn's 'judgment issues'

But even before his blockbuster book deal, Comey was doing just fine. Comey, who has been making the rounds to promote his scathing tell-all, " A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership ", told the BBC that Americans have grown "numb" to the commander-in-chief.

World Pippa Middleton Is Reportedly Pregnant with Her First Child
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The #Duchess Of Cambridge , who is also pregnant with her third royal baby, is reportedly "delighted" after being told that her younger sister is about to be a mother as well. The 34-year-old's due date is said to be in October, with the Sun on Sunday reporting that the couple are "overjoyed". The 74-year-old allegedly carried out two offences between 1998 and 1999, one in Paris and another on the Caribbean island of St Barts.

World Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments
Author: 0 Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments

At a meeting in Trump Tower in NY just days before Mr Trump's inauguration in January 2017, Mr Comey spoke alone with the then president-elect about details of an alleged encounter involving prostitutes in Russian Federation. Comey has mainly kind words for Bush, although doesn't mince words about his dislike of then-vice-president Dick Cheney and his legal counsel, especially when butting heads on interrogation methods used by the Central Intelligence Agency.

World Carriers undergo engine checks after fatal Southwest incident
Author: 0 Carriers undergo engine checks after fatal Southwest incident

Riordan as an "integral member of our school community". The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday night it will issue a directive in the next two weeks requiring inspections of certain CFM56-7B engines. Amazingly, Pribble says that mostly everyone on the plane was very calm. The directive will require an ultrasonic inspection of fan blades when they reach a fixed number of cycles.

World 4 dead in Waffle House shooting near Nashville, Tennessee
Author: 0 4 dead in Waffle House shooting near Nashville, Tennessee

Metro Nashville Police Department issued a statement saying "a patron wrestled away the gunman's rifle". Police said the suspect was wearing only a green jacket and was otherwise nude at the time of the shooting. (0830 GMT). Vehicle the gunman arrived in is registered to him. He was last seen walking south on Murfreesboro Pike. Police believe the shooting was random.

World Messi Tees Up Iniesta For Perfect Ending To Supreme Barca Career
Author: 0 Messi Tees Up Iniesta For Perfect Ending To Supreme Barca Career

The setting had the feel of a goodbye as this may have been Iniesta's last final in a Barcelona shirt after reports of a possible move to China were confirmed. "It would be hard to find another player to replace him". Winning the Copa del Rey can help Barcelona move on from their Champions League disappointment, according to Ernesto Valverde .

World China's Xi to meet Indian PM Modi April 27-28
Author: 0 China's Xi to meet Indian PM Modi April 27-28

The summit will have "important impact on peace in the region and the world at large", Wang Yi said, adding that the two sides were working to make this a new milestone in bilateral relations. This is their first meeting after Wang was elevated as state councillor in March 2018. Swaraj will take part in the foreign ministers' meeting of the eight-member SCO on April 24.

World Differences continue to simmer in CPI (M)
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The party leadership on Saturday chose a middle path by deciding to amend the official draft on the issue by omitting the crucial phrase "no understanding" with the Congress , which was a victory of sorts of the "minority view" held by Yechury.

World Milind Soman, Ankita Konwar glow ahead of marriage ceremony
Author: 0 Milind Soman, Ankita Konwar glow ahead of marriage ceremony

Konwar, who is 26 years of age, wore a simple white and golden saree for the ceremony while Soman, 52, wore white kurta and pajamas. All this while, they have been open about their love for each other, posting pictures on social media, opening up their lives and choices for public scrutiny.

World Nabi Tajima, world's oldest person, dies in 117 in Japan
Author: 0 Nabi Tajima, world's oldest person, dies in 117 in Japan

She reportedly had greater than 160 descendants, together with great-great-great grandchildren. At the time, Tajima became a local celebrity because of the news, as video of her was shown on Japanese television, with her even moving her hands along to the music.

World Lee fined after missing weight for Fight Night
Author: 0 Lee fined after missing weight for Fight Night

He is 19-5 overall and 13-5 with the UFC . Lee, meanwhile, saw a five-fight winning streak snapped in October when he was submitted by current interim champion Tony Ferguson at UFC 216. Also, Chase Sherman squares off with Justin Willis, David Branch battles Thiago Santos, Aljamain Sterling tangles with Brett Johns and Jim Miller meets Dan Hooker.

World Southwest Airlines gives $5000 to passengers on fatal flight
Author: 0 Southwest Airlines gives $5000 to passengers on fatal flight

Emergency personnel monitor the damaged engine of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, which diverted to the Philadelphia International Airport this morning after the airline crew reported damage to one of the aircraft's engines, on a runway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania U.S.

World India Approves Death Penalty for Rapists of Girls Under 12
Author: 0 India Approves Death Penalty for Rapists of Girls Under 12

General Secretary Network for Human Rights and Justice Lubna Azad has condemned the brutal rape-murder case of 8-year-old Asifa in Kathua and urged the global community to take notice of the heinous and gruesome incident in occupied Kashmir.

World Syracuse University suspends frat for 'racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic' video
Author: 0 Syracuse University suspends frat for 'racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic' video

Syverud goes on to say that the students involved have rights and they also have the right to appeal any decisions. This year, one of these brothers is a conservative Republican, and the new members roasted him by playing the part of a racist conservative character", the statement continues."It was a satirical sketch of an uneducated, racist, homophobic, misogynist, sexist, ableist and intolerant person.

World Sylvester Stallone Prompts Trump to Consider Jack Johnson Pardon
Author: 0 Sylvester Stallone Prompts Trump to Consider Jack Johnson Pardon

Johnson's defiance of the conventions of the day - he lived lavishly and dated outside of his race in a time when whites often killed blacks without fear of legal repercussions - saw him arrested in 1913 and charged with transporting a prostitute across state lines, a violation of the Mann Act.

World Nicaragua protesters over pensions called 'vampires'
Author: 0 Nicaragua protesters over pensions called 'vampires'

The government has said it is willing to enter into a dialogue with protesters. The violence began Wednesday in the capital of Managua when protesters took to the streets setting fires and throwing rocks as police responded with tear gas, according to the CNN report.

World Siddaramaiah to fight from 2 seats in Karnataka
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Patil had termed the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections as a "Hindu vs Muslim' fight". Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday said the Congress high command would decide on his contesting from Badami, adding to the suspense over whether he would opt for a second constituency in the Assembly polls.

Author: 0 EQT Midstream Partners (EQM) Price Target Cut to $68.00

The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $60.2. About 199,719 shares traded. Since April 20, 2017 EQM has declined 25.44% and is downtrending. Moreover, Mendel Money Mngmt has 3.15% invested in EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) for 44,850 shs. The company owns, operates, acquires, and develops midstream assets in the Appalachian Basin.

World Bill de Blasio expands Central Park vehicle ban
Author: 0 Bill de Blasio expands Central Park vehicle ban

About 1,000 people walk, jog, or bike through the park on weekday mornings, and about 300 vehicles use it during the same period, according to the city's transportation department. Members from the city council previously introduced a legislation to ban cars from the park's loop drives. This summer, the city ran a car-free trial, shutting down West Drive even during rush hours and found it didn't increase traffic much on the surrounding roads.

World US Treasury's Mnuchin may go to China as trade tensions simmer
Author: 0 US Treasury's Mnuchin may go to China as trade tensions simmer

But Dujovne said, "We have to also recognize the limitations that we as a group have. and try to find a consensus even if the consensus is more limited than we want". "The IMF does not drive growth; rather, robust private sector activity, resilient financial systems, and worker dynamism fuel economic expansion and wealth generation", he said in unusually pointed remarks for a Treasury secretary of the USA, the IMF's biggest shareholder.

World Walkout plans differ at local schools
Author: 0 Walkout plans differ at local schools

A large number of state troopers were also on hand. Students not only called on lawmakers to enact tighter gun laws, but they said they want them to stop taking money from the National Rifle Association. Outside the White House, scores of young protesters sat in silence while they listened to the names of gun violence victims read aloud. On April 20, 199, about 19 years ago, the shooting massacre at Columbine High School stunned the nation.

World Worldwide inspection vehicles arrive at site of Syria chemical weapons attack
Author: 0 Worldwide inspection vehicles arrive at site of Syria chemical weapons attack

Inspectors from OPCW has been delayed for a week in Damascus before they could visit the town - just minutes' away from the capital - where the alleged attack occurred on April 7. Lavrov was also quoted as saying that, prior to the US strikes on Syrian targets, Russian Federation had told USA officials which areas of Syria represented "red lines" for Moscow, and the USA military action did not cross those lines.

World Corker has 'no idea' if Trump will run for reelection
Author: 0 Corker has 'no idea' if Trump will run for reelection

Responding to questions about Trump's prospects, Corker was non-committal about his own support for the president who is plummeting in the polls. He said, "I wouldn't gauge what support there is a year-and-a-half from now from what support there is now", Flake told CNN .

World TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of scattered snow showers
Author: 0 TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of scattered snow showers

The system should move on by Sunday , which is expected to have mostly sunny skies and a high of 65. Wednesday, April 18: High: 42. There is an 80 percent chance of rain. Wind: N 10-15. High: 60. Even more moisture moves in for Sunday . Saturday, April 21: High: 42. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

World Mossad behind Palestinian professor's killing in Malaysia: Family
Author: 0 Mossad behind Palestinian professor's killing in Malaysia: Family

However, Israeli media reported that he was also deeply involved in the Hamas drone development project. Hazem Qassem, spokesperson for the Hamas movement, the governing party in the Gaza Strip, confirmed to Al Jazeera that al-Batsh was a member of the Hamas organisation.

Author: 0 'Confused' UN envoy Nikki Haley hits back at White House

A Foreign Ministry official in Moscow said Wednesday that the Trump administration notified Russia's embassy in Washington on Sunday that new sanctions would be coming in the near future. He said U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford "understand the unacceptability of any actions which could provoke a direct military clash" between the two superpowers.

World Modi must pay more attention to women safety: International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde
Author: 0 Modi must pay more attention to women safety: International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde

The NYT has reminded Indian PM of his duty to safeguard and fight for all of the people of India , not just those who are allied with him politically. Rape is rape, be it now or earlier. This case had concurred with news about another minor who is fighting for justice, alleging the police for not acting against a BJP politician Kuldeep Singh Sengar as she had allegedly raped her a year ago.