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World Google Doodle remembers Dadasaheb Phalke on his 148th birthday
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After that, he worked with the Archeological Department at the Archeological Survey of India before he went into the business of printing . He began his career as a small town photographer in Godhra but left it soon after the death of his first wife and child during an outbreak of the bubonic plague, a type of bacterial infection which is also known as the Black Death.

World Trump has not decided yet on metals tariff exemptions, Mnuchin says
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So the 25 percent tariffs Trump has slapped on steel from China and a few other countries raise the cost of making things with steel in America. Those exemptions will expire on Tuesday . On Monday , EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström held last-minute minute talks with U.S. commerce secretary Wilbur Ross but, again, failed to secure a definite answer to removing the tariffs for the EU.

World RI gas prices climb another 7 cents
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The state average stands at its highest daily average since September 2017 and Sunday's average is seven cents more than last week, 16 cents more than a month ago and 47 cents more than previous year. "The higher prices at the pump are mainly a result of a tightening oil market, which leaves us prone to price hikes based on geopolitical tensions and supply shortage concerns".

World Pompeo raps Iran for supporting terrorists
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Pompeo said on Sunday that the United States was deeply concerned by Iran's "destabilizing and malign activities" in the Middle East. He met with Netanyahu in Tel Aviv , where the the two discussed the Iran nuclear deal . The discord between the Gulf states has frustrated USA officials' attempts to weaken the influence of Iran in the region. "One of the ways they are able to do this is through the Iran nuclear deal , which provides them with both the cash and the legitimacy to ...

World CORRECTED - Iran leader: U.S. pushes Riyadh to confront Tehran, stirs crisis
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Iran says U.S. partnership with Saudi Arabia which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo touted in Riyadh on Sunday will lead to further instability, war, extremism and an arms race in the Middle East. Pompeo met earlier with Saudi King Salman for about 15 minutes before heading directly to Israel, Iran's arch-enemy, for talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

World Trump gives thumbs down to comic who roasted his spokeswoman
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Unfortunately, the entertainer's monologue was not in the spirit of the mission. Shortly after Talev released her statement , President Trump chimed in , saying the dinner was a failure last year, but this year was an embarrassment to "everyone associated with it".

World France Sued After It Seized France.com
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He had owned the domain since 1994 and had been using it as a "digital kiosk" for Francophile Americans. On March 12, 2018, Web.com transferred the domain to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, without first notifying Frydman or offering him any compensation.

World The Tinder Fire Has Forced Evacuations In The Clear Creek Area
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The Tinder Fire has forced evacuations of communities in the Clear Creek Area. An emergency operation center was activated on Saturday in support of the Tinder Fire . A large animal shelter has been opened at Holbrook Navajo County Fairgrounds . The acting district ranger for the Mogollon Rim Ranger District, Brad Cooper, emphasised the difficulty in deciding whether to impose further restrictions on the area.

World Another US diplomat hits two motorcyclists
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The injured people were hospitalized, and the diplomat, identified as Second Secretary Chad Rex Ausburn, was briefly detained before being released after the Foreign Ministry confirmed his diplomatic credentials. Police said Nazakat Aslam Awan and Mohammad Waseem were riding a motorcycle when they were hit by a vehicle on Constitution Avenue near the Pak Secretariat complex at around 9:40pm.

World Kanye West To Put Mother's Plastic Surgeon on Album Cover
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The rapper , whose father worked as an aide to Barack Obama when he was an IL senator, quickly came to his senses after President Trump leaped at the chance to use him as a pawn in the effort to discredit his own critics. " Actually, wearin' the hat'll show people that we equal ", West replies. West , who once claimed he would run for the U.S. presidency in 2020, says that just by wearing the hat he gave it a "new direction" and meaning.

World Rahul Gandhi raises pre-election anti-BJP rhetoric at 'Jan Aakrosh' rally
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His speech at the "Jan Aakrosh" rally was over, and the programme at the historic Ramlila Maidan in Delhi was being wrapped up with slogans of "it is time for change ". Gandhi also hailed Congress workers, saying they have laid their lives for "truth and the country" and described them as "sher ka bachha" (lion cubs).

World RaGa meets RJD chief Lalu Prasad at Delhi's AIIMS
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Why they are discharging him when he is not fit yet", Yadav said. Lalu had been moved to the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences in Ranchi from the Birsa Munda Jail on March 16 after he complained of discomfort. Prasad, jailed past year after being convicted in fodder scam cases, was shifted to AIIMS from the prison in Ranchi in March. During the ruckus, the supporters broke a glass door, abused the security guards and administration officials, hospital sources alleged.

World Early Voting Begins Monday, April 30, in Ada County
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For the entire early voting period, which began April 11, 171 people voted in the county Democratic Primary and 2,398 voted in the county Republican Primary. "I strongly encourage voters to use a Vote-By-Mail ballot, in order to ensure that their voice is heard on Election Day", said Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi.

World Resolution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains United States priority: Pompeo
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US President Donald Trump's administration has not ruled out the creation of a Palestinian state at some point in the future, but has emphasised that it will not impose such an outcome on its ally Israel. Amman was Pompeo's last stop before he returns to Washington DC, where he has not yet entered the State Department. And, a peace plan devised by Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner and his special envoy for worldwide negotiations Jason Greenblatt appears to be on hold.

World Madrassa Students Killed In Kandahar Explosion
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The second blast came as news photographers and crews were rushing to the scene, and at least seven journalists were killed, the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee said. Deputy police spokesman Matiullah Helal said the blast killed 11 children who were studying in a nearby mosque and wounded five Romanian soldiers. Kabul chief of police Dawood Amin said the area that was hit was quickly sealed off and authorities were investigating.

World I am in an unfamiliar territory - Wenger admits
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Wenger , no doubt as crushed by this defeat as much as any other - regardless of the pre-match largesse from his hosts - made straight for the tunnel at the final whistle. The Frenchman, who clinched the league and Cup double at Old Trafford in 2002, was centre stage before the game as he was presented with a gift by former United manager Alex Ferguson and Mourinho , and he was warmly applauded by the crowd.

World Syria regime forces clash with IS in south Damascus
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The army fully captured the neighborhoods of al-Qadam, Mazniyeh, Asali, and Jourah, from IS around the Hajar al-Aswad and the Yarmouk Camp areas in south of the capital, said the report. Activists in the area told Al Jazeera at least 18 civilians have been killed since the campaign began April 19. The sprawling camp was part of a densely populated, impoverished squatter belt only few kilometers away from the heart of the capital.

World Adelaide set to host opening Test on India's tour of Australia
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The Gabba in Brisbane, which usually hosts the first test of the Australian summer, has been relegated to the January 24-28 series-opener against Sri Lanka, who will tour the country for the first time in six years. For the first time, Test Cricket will be held at the state-of-the-art Perth Stadium and Canberra's Manuka Oval. The hosts will also play India in three ODIs in January.

World Barnier calls for rapid agreement on outstanding Brexit issues
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That postion was fundamental to the establishment of the Good Friday agreement which ended decades of conflict in the north between Republicans who want to unify the Ireland and Unionists who want to remain part of the United Kingdom. Last week Ms Dodds and Jim Nicholson, an Ulster Unionist MEP, issued a joint statement welcoming Mr Barnier's visit but expressed disappointment that it was announced by a Sinn Féin MP.

World Pulwama encounter: Two soldiers injured, operation continues
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Earlier today, a major and a soldier of 44 RR were injured in the encounter conducted by the joint team of Army, SOG and CRPF. In a statement, the JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik strongly condemned the killing of a student Shahid Ashraf Dar and two youth Sameer Ahmad and Aqib Wani.

World Steamboat Geyser Erupts for Third Time This Year
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Comparing this report with seismic data, park geologists believe the eruption started around 6:30 a.m. The last three eruptions happened on 15 March, 19 April and on 27 April. Geological Survey's Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. View the Crested Pool hot spring in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, on May 14, 2016.

World Israeli PM welcomes Romania's stand on Jerusalem embassy
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The president does not, under the Romanian Constitution, have the right to dismiss the prime minister, so Iohannis' move appears to be aimed at putting pressure on Dancila and the ruling coalition amid a growing dispute over her government's plans to move the Romanian embassy in Israel to Jerusalem .

World Syria confirms attacks on military bases
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It did not say who fired the missiles or whether there were any casualties or damage. "The others are foreign fighters, a vast majority of them Iranians", said Rami Abdel Rahman , the head of the Britain-based war monitor. According to the New York Times , earlier this month Israel struck a Syrian air base that Tehran used. " Israel will not allow the opening of a northern front in Syria ".

World President Trump may join Vice President Pence at NRA convention in Dallas
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They will also have to hand over knives and any other weapons . The weapons ban has drawn criticism on social media, in particular from survivors and families connected to the Parkland High School shooting in February. We can't criticize them or call them names because, well, majority are on the "right side" of the gun debate, and they're just traumatized kids, and whatever they say about anybody or anything can't be argued with because.well, kids.

World Nigerian leader begins official working visit to US
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Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation with virtually 200 million individuals, is the continent's largest financial system and its main crude oil exporter. "In the area of transportation, the officials will meet with the GE-led consortium for the implementation of the interim phase of the narrow-gauge rail concession", the statement added.

World Off-Duty Cop Killed by Stray Bullet In His Home
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Baker says the officer was struck once in his upper torso by an errant bullet. A relative tells WREG that someone drove by and unloaded some 40 shots. This community says they'd often see him driving around - greeting people out of the window of his patrol auto. Johnson's family said he is survived by two young daughters and a fiancee.

World India, China agree on joint economic Afghan project
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When Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited China later this week he was welcomed with a 1982 Bollywood song: "Tu, tu hai wahi dil ne jise apna kaha". Deepak suggested India learn from "China's 40 years of reform experiences during which they accumulated huge capital and made breakthrough in technologies also".

World Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) Institutional Investors 2017 Q4 Sentiment
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It has underperformed by 23.10% the S&P500. Reaves W H & Company Inc decreased Chevron Corporation Com ( CVX ) stake by 4.42% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Gradient Limited Company reported 74,442 shares. Chevron Corporation registered $3.11 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 1 insider sale since April 17, 2018.

World MP police aspirants marked as 'SC' on chest, Congress slams
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The incident took place in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar on Saturday. I'll write to MP CM over the incident. Dhar SP, Birendra Singh, condemned the incident and ordered an inquiry into the matter. There is also relaxation for candidates in chest measurement. According to the police officer, as many as 300 candidates, who had cleared the written tests conducted by the Professional Examination Board of MP for the post of police constables held in December past year, were called for medical and ...

World PM Modi Announces Swachh Bharat Summer Internship, Prizes For Performers
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Addressing the nation through his monthly radio programme " Mann Ki Baat ", Modi said the essence of Ramazan - in which the Muslims fast for the entire month till the sighting of the Eid moon - is that the hunger and thirst of the fasting person should make them sensitive towards the hunger and thirst of the others.

World Durian Forces Evacuation at RMIT Library
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The "gas" that students smelt at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology's (RMIT) campus library was a rotting durian that had been left in a cupboard. Even though the fruit originates from Southeast Asia, it is exported to countries like Australia and can be found in supermarkets. The durian is a tropical fruit known for its strong, stinky smell.

World Manipur's Leisang becomes the last Indian village to get electricity
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A village is considered electrified if it has basic electrical infrastructure such as distribution transformer and distribution lines in the inhabited locality and at least 10 per cent of its households and all public places - including schools, panchayat office and health centre, dispensaries, community centres, - have electricity.

World Draft-Colts Second Day
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Who they chose with the 6th pick depends on who goes off the board before they pick. He is the best running back in the NFL Draft and some have speculated that he is a generational type of player. The Colts finally address the linebacker position at pick 49 by selecting Leonard who is an immediate upgrade over the Colts starting linebackers last season.

World National Day of Prayer event slated for May 3
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Public prayer and national days of prayer, because of the faith of numerous country's founding fathers, have a long-standing and significant history in American tradition. "Prayer changes things. I think it's important for people to pray for each other as well as for local churches and congregations to come together". "This year we're praying for unity, and it's no secret that our country has more than a few issues that are coming to the forefront that are dividing people".

World Nearly 200 to seek asylum at US-Mexico border
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About 20 people in the group were able to reach the final fence at the busy crossing, where they were watched by armed US border guards who did not immediately open the gate. She said that police in her hometown of Atlantida, Honduras, jailed her for protesting construction of a hydroelectric plant and that she received death threats after being released.

World IDBI Bank fraud: 15 senior bank officials booked
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The CBI on Friday searched the residences of six former and current officials of IDBI Bank in connection with the alleged loan fraud to the tune of ₹600 crore. According to the allegations, loans were granted to the companies by IDBI's senior management and independent directors, who ignored existing guidelines and relaxed some of the conditions, the CBI said.

World Karnataka PUC Result 2018 Declared 30.4.2018
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A total of 6,90,150 students had appeared for the examinations, from which 3,52,292 were girls and 3,37,860 were boys. In the provided fields, enter your registration number and other required details. Students, who have been waiting for some time to find out how they performed in this crucial examination can now find out what their hard work has brought to them.

World Duterte: 'Deployment ban to Kuwait stays permanently'
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The Philippine foreign minister issued an official apology to Kuwait for the harm caused by the revealing of an emergency team that belongs to the embassy, which was smuggling Filipino workers from the homes of their Kuwaiti employers on suspicion of violating their rights.

World Arizona teacher strike: #RedforED walkout in Yuma County
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Even though classes were canceled at Denver Public Schools - the state's largest district - the popular Shakespeare Festival continued and some students even attended both the rally at the Capitol and paid tribute to the Bard himself. Several other issues also factor in with Arizona , where, unlike West Virginia or Oklahoma , the issue of immigration will also take a center stage, as in Arizona , where over half of the state's public school students belong to the communities of color.

World Trump talks about border wall, Korea and trade
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He asked the crows to vote out Democrats, specifically U.S. Sen Debbie Stabenow. Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel, a Democrat, said before Trump's visit that the reason Macomb County voted in favor of Trump over Clinton was because Macomb County voters don't just vote along party lines, but look for what they want in a candidate.

World UP Board result: Farmer's daughter tops class 10th exams
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The pass percentage for class 12 is 72.43% whereas 75.16% for class 10. More than 30 lakh students have been waiting for their result . From notifications regarding UP Board exams/exam centers to announcement of results and release of merit list - everything is made available online.