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World British MPs accused of racism towards Irish PM
Author: 0 British MPs accused of racism towards Irish PM

It was "outside of normal protocol", Donaldson said, BBC reported. Lord Kilclooney declined to withdraw his comment insisting that he was "no racist". "Lord Hain, who served as Secretary of State under Tony Blair, told HuffPost: "[This was] a racist jibe, springing from an unwillingness by too many Unionists to acknowledge that Varadkar is correct when he says that the only way to keep the Irish border open is to replicate the customs, trade, regulatory and rules of origin arrangements ...

World Boy Scouts to change name after thousands of girls join
Author: 0 Boy Scouts to change name after thousands of girls join

As of next February, the Boy Scouts, which includes kids from 10 to 17, will become Scouts BSA . The Boy Scouts of America is changing things up after more than a century. In 2013, the BSA opened membership up to openly gay boys. "Girl Scouts is the premier leadership development organization for girls", said Sylvia Acevedo, the Girl Scouts' CEO.

World Uber Drivers Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Or Abusing Customers
Author: 0 Uber Drivers Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Or Abusing Customers

He has pled not guilty and is awaiting trial. The woman is suing the company that promises a safe ride home. A CNN investigation has uncovered dozens of cases like hers. A similar CNN review found 18 cases of Lyft drivers accused. Four drivers have been convicted. "How many people is it going to take to get assaulted before something is done?" In northern OH, an Uber driver pled guilty to unlawful sexual conduct with a minor after forcing a young passenger to perform a sex act on him.

World Why Jinnah's portrait at AMU: BJP MP
Author: 0 Why Jinnah's portrait at AMU: BJP MP

Satish suggested to the VC that if they indeed wished to display a portrait, they should install photos of great persons like Mahendra Pratap Singh who had donated the land for setting up the university. "Those who are involved in putting up Jinnah's portrait should be arrested immediately and sent to jail". "It is the sole discretion of the university administration as to whose portrait should be displayed and what should be taught to students".

World Soldier from Colorado killed in Afghanistan
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Conde, a Berthoud High School graduate, enlisted in the Army in 2015 in Loveland and had been assigned to U.S. Army Alaska since 2016. Conde deployed with the brigade to Afghanistan in September. Another US service member who was wounded in the operation was taken to Bagram Air Base for treatment and is in a stable condition. His passing marked the second US combat death in Afghanistan this year.

World Trump calls leak of Mueller's Russian Federation questions 'disgraceful'
Author: 0 Trump calls leak of Mueller's Russian Federation questions 'disgraceful'

The leaking of a version of Mueller's potential questions for the President, first published by The New York Times , and the President's reaction on Twitter underscore where the issue is moving, sources say. The questions are largely open-ended, in what the Times calls an "attempt to penetrate the president's thinking". Another question asks what the president may have known about a possible attempt by his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to set up a back channel with Russian ...

World Trump Suggests DMZ As Location for Kim Meeting
Author: 0 Trump Suggests DMZ As Location for Kim Meeting

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (L) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) embrace after signing the Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification of the Korean Peninsula during the Inter-Korean Summit at the Peace House in Panmunjom , South Korea , April 27, 2018.

World Supreme Court Collegium defers decision on Justice KM Joseph
Author: 0 Supreme Court Collegium defers decision on Justice KM Joseph

The Supreme Court Collegium has deferred the decision on reconsidering Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph's name for elevation as a judge of the top court. Justice Chelameswar, who did not attend the court on Wednesday, however, came to attend the collegium meeting. The third judges case also says that in cases where recommendations of the collegium have to be reiterated, the decision must be unanimous.

World NASA's Mars InSight Spacecraft to liftoff on 5 May from California
Author: 0 NASA's Mars InSight Spacecraft to liftoff on 5 May from California

PDT (7:05 a.m. EDT; 1105 GMT). According to NASA , the heat shield of Insight mission is nearly half the size of the heat shield of Mars 2020 mission and has got key design differences. These two satellites will leave the spacecraft after liftoff and follow the ship for the six months it will take to get to Mars. After landing on the planet, InSight will use a robot arm to place the SEIS package directly on the surface, where it will take the first seismic readings of Mars.

World Japanese PM pledges not to move Israel embassy
Author: 0 Japanese PM pledges not to move Israel embassy

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday told Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah that his country has no plans to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to WAFA. President Donald Trump's decision broke with decades of global consensus that the future of the disputed city should be negotiated between the parties, but Israel is hopeful other countries will follow the U.S.

World England replace India as top-ranked ODI side
Author: 0 England replace India as top-ranked ODI side

England have gained a point and New Zealand remain unchanged on points. With the 2015 results being removed from the calculations and the following two seasons weighing in at just 50%, India, who had lost 2-0 and 3-1 to Australia and England respectively back then, have extended their lead from four points to 13.

World Feeling hot man opens emergency exit door of plane
Author: 0 Feeling hot man opens emergency exit door of plane

The name of the airline was not mentioned in Cover News, a local Chinese media outlet. Their statement said that the door is bound to open unless applied force to its handle. The passenger has been detained for 15 days and the airline is seeking compensation from him. . Lucky Air further said an investigation, involving public security agencies, will be carried out to investigate the matter.

World Chhota Rajan, 8 others found guilty of journalist J. Dey's murder
Author: 0 Chhota Rajan, 8 others found guilty of journalist J. Dey's murder

Dey, 56, was the Editor (Investigations) of Midday Eveninger, and was shot dead on June 11, 2011 , near his Powai residence in central suburban Mumbai . In 1985-87, when he was searching for flats for sale or rent in Tilak Nagar, he got in touch with Rajan, who had already gained notoriety having joined Dawood Ibrahim.

World Teen who wears Chinese dress ripped for cultural appropriation
Author: 0 Teen who wears Chinese dress ripped for cultural appropriation

When she saw a red Chinese quipao dress with gold and black embroidery at Decades Vintage Clothing in Salt Lake City, she fell in love. "I thought it was absolutely lovely", said Daum, who is not Chinese. "I had so many people telling me I need to delete my post, it's going to get worse and worse", Daum said. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, cultural appropriation is defined as an act of taking or using things from a culture that is not your own, especially without showing that ...

World White House tree planted by President Trump and President Macron disappears Video
Author: 0 White House tree planted by President Trump and President Macron disappears Video

Merkel and Trump aired differences over trade and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation on Friday at a White House meeting where they tried to put on a show of warmth and friendship. Keeping the U.S. in the Iran nuclear agreement reached during the Obama administration has been a priority for Merkel and European leaders with the approach of a 12 May deadline for Trump to continue to waive American sanctions that were lifted as part of the deal.

World Ramaphosa to address Cosatu's May Day rally
Author: 0 Ramaphosa to address Cosatu's May Day rally

We want discrimination of salaries to come to an end so that men and women who are doing the same job, must be paid equally. "As the ANC, we long and look forward to the day when the workers in our country will be united under one federation - so that we can have one country and one federation".

World Ariana Grande gives her first interview since the Manchester attack
Author: 0 Ariana Grande gives her first interview since the Manchester attack

Her performance was introduced by host Jimmy Fallon . In support of the album, Grande promised to do something "special" every 20th. After she released the first single " No Tears Left To Cry " a week or so ago, she has given a music video, TV performance, and two BTS videos with one more yet to come.

World Transparency groups claim victory as public ownership registers for BOTs get nod
Author: 0 Transparency groups claim victory as public ownership registers for BOTs get nod

Lorna Smith, the executive director of British Virgin Islands Finance, said the law overstepped the mark an infringed on the right to self determination of the overseas territories. "It will stop them exploiting our secret regime, hiding their toxic wealth and laundering money into the legitimate system, often for nefarious purposes", she said.

World UK's May facing Brexiteer revolt over customs union
Author: 0 UK's May facing Brexiteer revolt over customs union

With May running a minority government , shored up by the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) of Northern Ireland, victory for the prime minister is far from guaranteed, particularly with a number of pre-EU rebels among her ranks. "It would leave us de facto in both the customs union and in the single market". The letter from Rees-Mogg and the ERG claims the plan would "festoon the entire economy with burdensome controls, while crippling the ability of the UK" to negotiate trade deals.

World SC expresses concern over Taj Mahal's colour change
Author: 0 SC expresses concern over Taj Mahal's colour change

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed serious concern over the discolouring of the Taj Mahal and demanded to know what the central government was doing about it unless it had "decided" that "the Taj had to go". The court observed that foreign dignitaries are still given a tour of the Taj Mahal . You have to decide it. In the last hearing on December 9 the bench had said "We want a broad and inclusive document with a futuristic vision to protect the Taj Mahal as informal and temporary ...

World Paris police arrest almost 200 in May Day protests
Author: 0 Paris police arrest almost 200 in May Day protests

Authorities said some 1,200 hooded and masked protesters had turned up on the sidelines of Tuesday's planned demonstration by labour unions. The leader of the far-left France Unbowed party, Jean-Luc Melenchon, said he believed far-right groups were responsible for the violence.

World Senate candidates exchange fire in Fox News debate
Author: 0 Senate candidates exchange fire in Fox News debate

Baier asked Blankenship how he plans to get things accomplished in Washington if he's hurling insults at people like the McConnell's wife, Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao , whose father Blankenship called a "Chinaperson".

World Trump's longtime doctor says Trump dictated glowing bill of health
Author: 0 Trump's longtime doctor says Trump dictated glowing bill of health

Trump himself who dictated a 2015 letter saying Mr. Trump would be the "healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency". "They must have been here for 25 or 30 minutes", Bornstein said. The physician also spoke to NBC News to claim his office was raided by Trump associates who withdrew Trump's medical records previous year after Bornstein revealed publicly that the president used a medication for hair growth.

World Michelle Wolf called Eric Trump 'an abortion' in deleted tweet
Author: 0 Michelle Wolf called Eric Trump 'an abortion' in deleted tweet

Responding to the backlash on Monday, Wolf said she regrets nothing that she said. She tweeted a few replies to critics. She has upheld Trump's view that the media are "an enemy of the American people". Trump's supporters took up the cause. It took shape as an upwelling of fake indignation over her alleged mistreatment of the White House press secretary.

World Pence Visits Border Barrier in Calexico as Migrants Seek Asylum Miles Away
Author: 0 Pence Visits Border Barrier in Calexico as Migrants Seek Asylum Miles Away

Pence's visit comes a month after US President Donald Trump visited the border between San Diego (US) and Tijuana (Mexico) to inspect eight prototypes for the wall. The Vice President visited while a huge gathering of migrants from Central American countries camped out near San Ysidro in hopes of entering the United States by either claiming asylum or crossing into the country illegally.

World Hayward: Netanyahu Debunks Obama's Promise to 'Shut Off' Iran's Covert Nuke Program
Author: 0 Hayward: Netanyahu Debunks Obama's Promise to 'Shut Off' Iran's Covert Nuke Program

Both Netanyahu and Trump have long criticised the agreement and in several USA television interviews on Tuesday, Netanyahu made his points directly to the American people. It appeared to contradict findings by worldwide inspectors who have found Iran to be in compliance with the nuclear deal signed in 2015. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presents material on Iranian nuclear weapons development during a press conference in Tel Aviv, April 30 2018.

World North and South Korea Start Dismantling Border Loudspeakers
Author: 0 North and South Korea Start Dismantling Border Loudspeakers

There's been much speculation about where Trump and Kim might meet. The propaganda program came to a halt in 2004, as a result of a deal negotiated by the North Korean government to ease tensions. While policy experts, and even his own national security adviser, voice skepticism that North Korea is honest about giving up its nuclear efforts, Trump sounds like he's gearing up for a date with history, and clearly wants the backdrop to be just right.

World Airstrikes kill 23 in Islamic State-held territory in Syria
Author: 0 Airstrikes kill 23 in Islamic State-held territory in Syria

But Nauert says the USA will "ensure that there is a strong and lasting footprint in Syria such that ISIS can not return". Nauert stressed that the USA intends to protect from ISIS border of Turkey, Israel, Jordan, Iraq and Lebanon and to ensure the free consent of all the inhabitants of Syria, including Sunni, Kurds, Christians and other minorities.

World Markets closed on account of Labour Day
Author: 0 Markets closed on account of Labour Day

Housing finance companies, real estate and PSU banks rallied after getting access to cheaper funds in overseas markets following the liberalisation of norms for external commercial borrowings by the Reserve Bank of India. Shares were higher in Europe and Asia on Monday following the release of better-than-expected manufacturing data for China. The DAX of Germany rose 0.64%, the CAC 40 of France climbed 0.54% and the FTSE 100 of United Kingdom closed up 1.09%.

World White House Correspondents Assn. Mocks First Amendment
Author: 0 White House Correspondents Assn. Mocks First Amendment

I wanted to do something different. Who put this woman up at the podium? During her speech , Wolf fired off jokes at numerous people in the Trump administration, including the President himself who did not attend the event for the second year in a row.

World Four hikers die in Swiss Alps
Author: 0 Four hikers die in Swiss Alps

Police said a 72-year-old Swiss woman, a 56-year-old French woman, and a 43-year-old Italian woman remained in hospital Tuesday. An alarm was raised for the climbers on Sunday but weather delayed the search. A pair of mountaineers, aged just 21 and 22, were also caught in the storm on the mountain Moench in the Bernese Alps in the area of the canton Valais and died after spending the night outdoors.

World APC charges NLC to sustain dialogue on welfare with FG
Author: 0 APC charges NLC to sustain dialogue on welfare with FG

While The Tide agrees no less with the position of labour, we think that leadership of labour has really lost focus as compared to the days of Micheal Imoudu, Hassan Sumonu, Adams Oshiomohle, just to name a few, who dared the authorities during their stewardship and did the needful by giving labour movement the desired mileage for workers welfare.

World Sasha Obama Was Spotted Chilling With Cardi B & Offset This Weekend
Author: 0 Sasha Obama Was Spotted Chilling With Cardi B & Offset This Weekend

Wait 'til I drop this baby. Cardi failed to drop any names though, so she could've been talking about any number of people whose lips have been flapping since she announced she's preggo. After her father's term ended, the now 16-year-old Sasha remained in the nation's capital to finish high school, so it's no surprise she was spotted kicking it with world-famous rappers in her free time.

World Morocco severs ties with Iran
Author: 0 Morocco severs ties with Iran

He said Morocco obtained and verified proof that Iran-backed Lebanese militant movement Hezbollah has provided training and financial support to Polisario fighters since 2016. A United Nations Security Council resolution adopted last week at the urging of the USA calls for Morocco and the Polisario Front to resume peace talks.

World Which cities face most, least air pollution according to new WHO
Author: 0 Which cities face most, least air pollution according to new WHO

Only eight of the 47 countries in Africa have provided air quality information about one or more of their cities. Air pollution across the United Kingdom is linked to around 40,000 early deaths each year, and is draining 20 billion pounds ($27.5 billion) a year from the economy.

World UP Board result 2018
Author: 0 UP Board result 2018

The UP Board Class 12 results will be declared today at 12:30 PM and the UP Board Class 10 exam results will be declared today at 1:30 PM. However, the exact timings for the result announcement are not yet declared. The link to access the website is also available on the PSEB website. The result will appear on the screen. According to the PSEB Class 12 or Plus Two result declared by the board, the state recorded a pass percentage is 65.97.

World Fears of more attacks in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Fears of more attacks in Afghanistan

Several members of Afghan security forces were also killed. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has condemned the killings, of which responsibility has been claimed by the group Islamic State. European Union's Special Representative for Afghanistan Pierre Mayaudon on Tuesday described the attack on journalists in Afghanistan as horrific and said it was an attack on democracy and freedom of speech .

World Minnesota woman accused of being 'Killer Grandma' extradited to Florida
Author: 0 Minnesota woman accused of being 'Killer Grandma' extradited to Florida

Detectives say it's unclear how Hutchinson and Riess met, but investigators found surveillance video of the two women walking to Hutchinson's condo-hotel room on April 4. She was fatally shot twice, including once in the heart, documents say. A towel was placed on the floor to seal the door, authorities said. Court documents show Riess is charged with murder (dangerous, depraved, without meditation), grand theft of a motor vehicle, grand theft larceny and criminal use of personal ...

World GST Revenue collection in April is a landmark achievement: Jaitley
Author: 0 GST Revenue collection in April is a landmark achievement: Jaitley

The buoyancy in the tax revenue of GST reflects the upswing in the economy and better compliance, the ministry said in a press release . "However, it is usually noticed that in the last month of the financial year, people also try to pay arrears of some of the previous months and, therefore, this month's revenue can not be taken as trend for the future", a statement said.

World DACA Lawsuit filed by Louisiana and 6 other states
Author: 0 DACA Lawsuit filed by Louisiana and 6 other states

Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa said Paxton's "cruel anti-immigration agenda" will put the state's economy in jeopardy, as almost 125,000 people in Texas rely on DACA. The courts blocked DAPA after I led another state coalition challenging its constitutionality all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. "Last September, President Trump sided with the rule of law ".

World Woman files appeal in Missouri governor's case
Author: 0 Woman files appeal in Missouri governor's case

He is innocent, and it has become obvious to nearly everyone watching this case that the allegations made against him are now collapsing under the weight of pay offs, lies, and perjury. Greitens faces a second, unrelated felony charge of computer tampering for allegedly using a charity donor list for political purposes. Faughn also said he previously obtained audio the ex-husband took of the woman detailing an encounter with Greitens.

World All Indian households to have electricity connection this year
Author: 0 All Indian households to have electricity connection this year

Under the scheme, the Centre had aimed to connect 18,452 villages to the electricity grid within 1,000 days from August 15, 2015. Singh added that while the earlier deadline for household electrification was 31 March 2019, it has now been preponed to 31 December 2018.

World Tree French President Gave to Trump Disappears from White House Lawn
Author: 0 Tree French President Gave to Trump Disappears from White House Lawn

An oak tree gifted from France to the US vanished shortly after it was planted on the White House lawn last week. Meanwhile, Huffington Post quotes an unnamed official at the Elysée Palace, who said the tree is under quarantine. This comes as a deadline looms next month for President Donald Trump to decide on whether to restore US economic sanctions on Tehran. Both men also made a joke about Britain during the presidents' dinner to further cement their warm relationship.

World Russian Su-27 Fighter Jet Intercepts US Navy Airplane in Baltic Sea
Author: 0 Russian Su-27 Fighter Jet Intercepts US Navy Airplane in Baltic Sea

A Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepted a U.S. B-52 bomber over the Baltic Sea Tuesday, the Russian Defense Ministry told Russian media outlets . The intercept was described by the US Navy as safe. They went on to challenge the American presence in the region, stating, "either exclude flying near Russian borders in the future or return to the negotiations table and agree on a set of rules for such flights".

World Four-month-old tiger found in duffel bag at US-Mexico border
Author: 0 Four-month-old tiger found in duffel bag at US-Mexico border

Border Patrol agents spotted three people trying to enter the U.S. illegally along the river near Brownsville. The three to four month old male cub was turned over to the Gladys Porter Zoo . As of the time of this post, Gladys Porter Zoo had not responded to a USA Today inquiry regarding future plans for the cub. She reported in the following tweet that the tiger had been likely to make a complete recovery.