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World Judges Nominated For Colorado Supreme Court Vacancy
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This was the Collegium's second meeting in five days. Though the decision to reiterate the name was taken, it wasn't sent to the government as most members felt it would be incongruous to send a single name when there were seven SC vacancies.

World Coastal Awards rank Welsh beaches among the best in the world
Author: 0 Coastal Awards rank Welsh beaches among the best in the world

It comes as Keep Britain Tidy announced 65 beaches across Britain have been granted the global Blue Flag status and a further 125 were given the UK Seaside Award, Keep Britain Tidy's own distinction for beaches meeting the highest standard for cleanliness and facilities.

World Bangladesh SC grants bail to former PM Khaleda Zia in corruption case
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Asked in how many cases Khaleda was arrested, the Attorney General said, "I don't know about it....the Ministry of Home Affairs can say better". Her lawyers, however, said that the verdict was unlikely to bring the 72-year-old Zia out of prison as her bail pleas in at least five similar cases against her were pending hearing.

World Adnan Syed Case Gets Documentary Treatment From HBO, Sky
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To this day, Syed maintains his innocence and in wake of the new evidence and interest provided from Serial , he now awaits a retrial. Welch vacated Adnan Syed's conviction and granted him a new trial after new evidence challenged the reliability of the cell phone data that linked Syed to the crime scene, and a long-awaited alibi witness finally had her day in court.

World US, Chinese officials try to head off trade war
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He co-authored a 2011 book entitled " Death by China: Confronting the Dragon - a Global Call to Action", which focused on his perceptions of China's economic policies. This week's talks are taking place against the backdrop of three days of hearings on the administration's plan to impose tariffs on an initial $50 billion worth of Chinese goods to put pressure on China to do a better job of protecting US intellectual property and to halt practices that force American companies to transfer ...

World Xi Jinping meets with North Korean officials in Beijing
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Senior North Korean officials are in China this week to learn about economic development and further restore relations between the two countries. "Welcoming the friendship group's visit to China, Xi Jinping said that China is attaching very importance to the work to propel the traditional friendship between the two countries sealed in blood to a higher stage as required by the new era", the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said in an English report.

World Mother charged with 9 felony counts in child abuse case
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Magney was coming home from church one day at the end of March, he said, and found Rogers "running around the neighborhood" in search of her 12-year-old. The case started to unfold after one child was reported missing. An investigation "revealed an extended and steady historical past of extreme bodily and emotional abuse of the kids", authorities stated.

World BJP's Andhra battle plays out in Karnataka
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Led by State Bharatiya Janata Legislative Party leader (BLP) and deputy chief minister, Y.Patton, the party workers including all the BJP legislators gathered at BJP Dimapur office Super Market for celebration, said BJP media cell in a press statement.

World WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) Ratings Summary on May 15, 2018
Author: 0 WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) Ratings Summary on May 15, 2018

The stock's short float is around of 0.40% and short ratio is 3.41. About 39,819 shares traded. It has underperformed by 21.74% the S&P500. Rating Scale: 1.0 represent "Strong Buy" and 2.0 signify "Buy" 3.0 while shows "Hold". The trading price for Burberry Group plc with ticker code: LON:BRBY has risen 2.86% or 51.5 points during today's session so far. DCC underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

World Ocala teacher accused of drowning raccoons with students
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A Florida high school agriculture teacher is under fire after he was filmed drowning two wild raccoons in a garbage bin during class with his students. Marion County Public Schools told Newsweek that the school district is investigating the incident and said the teacher involved has been placed on paid leave as of Tuesday afternoon, as per "standard procedure any time an employee is accused".

World President Trump Hosts Immigration Roundtable with Calif
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President Trump praises cities, counties for backing administration's lawsuit over California sanctuary laws; reaction from Dave Brown, former senior adviser to Sen. In lawsuits challenging the administration, cities argue that turning local police authorities into immigration officers erodes trust with minority communities and discourages residents from reporting crime.

World Bolton Eliminates Cybersecurity Coordinator
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The cyber coordinator position was created during the Obama presidency but John Bolton , President Donald Trump's new national security adviser, said it was not needed. "We also need to articulate a clear cyber doctrine", Sen. "I don't see how getting rid of the top cyber official in the White House does anything to make our country safer from cyber threats", Warner tweeted .

World Viral video shows 1 dog saving another from drowning in pool
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The two dogs then run over to the home. The dog can be seen scrambling to get out while Remus anxiously paces back and forth alongside the pool. She praised "hero" canine Remus, saying although he could also be "a loopy pup he is received a coronary heart of gold".

World Kellogg latest United States brand to ditch crisis-wracked Venezuela
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Rangel noted that the presidential candidates Henri Falcon , Javier Bertucci and Reinaldo Quijada resisted direct pressure from the United States to resign, with the objective of subtracting competitors from the candidate and president, Nicolas Maduro, 'which would facilitate the argument about the fraudulent nature of the elections, ' he argued.

World Bama, Longhorns agree to play home-and-home series in 2022-23
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With the way Alabama has been playing this decade, that might just require the Longhorns to crack the College Football Playoff over the next three years. Texas is second in the NCAA with 898 all-time wins. In particular, Alabama has played in big nonconference games to start each of the last six seasons at a neutral site.

World PRIMARY: Voter turn-out normal for primary election
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A voter who is registered as affiliated with a specific party may only vote on that party's ballot at the Primary Election. Voter turnout in Oregon's 2018 Primary Election was the lowest in recorded history. Generally, voters are affiliated with a political party when they previously chose to vote in a political party's primary or when they affiliate with a party while registering to vote.

World Turkish Banker in Iran Sanctions-Busting Case Sentenced to 32 Months
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The case has strained diplomatic relations between the United States and Turkey, and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has condemned it as a political attack on his government. He was acquitted on one count of money laundering. Lawyers for Atilla said they would nonetheless appeal. One of the prosecutors, Michael Lockard, argued that Atilla was a significant figure in the conspiracy, noting that participants referred to one of the laundering strategies as "Atilla's method", and that his ...

World High court ruling permits sports betting in all states
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We have always believed that sports wagering would eventually come out of the shadows. "State leaders need to be prepared to tell the truth about the economic predation of casino gambling [and] pastors and church leaders need to be prepared to pastor their flock through the fallout that the court's decision is sure to produce".

World Scott Wagner Wins the Pennsylvania GOP Governor Primary
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Wagner is brash - "I am going to be the next governor, take that to the bank", he said a year ago - and has a penchant for off-the-cuff speaking that makes him a magnet for controversy. "I'm a fighter, and when I get punched in the mouth, I punch back", Mango told the station when asked how voters should read his reaction to Wagner.

World LePage, 6 other governors sign letter backing Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
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The letter is also signed by the governors of Alabama, Guam, Kansas, Mississippi, Maine and West Virginia. " Donald Trump convinced North Korea and China he was serious about bringing about change", Graham said in a tweet . "Though he has only been in office one year, President Trump has achieved an unprecedented victory for global peace and security", reads the letter.

World Lawsuit filed against fetal heartbeat law
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In a letter , Solicitor General Jeffrey Thompson said that Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller's decision to disqualify himself "is based on the Attorney General's determination that he could not zealously assert the state's position because of his core belief that the statute, if upheld, would undermine rights and protections for women".

World Italy's League chief sees government program completed Wednesday
Author: 0 Italy's League chief sees government program completed Wednesday

The Northern League firmly opposes current European Union budget rules. "This is the time to have the courage to go all the way", he said, promising measures including tougher penalties for tax evaders and cuts to the so-called "golden pensions" enjoyed by wealthy former politicians and business executives.

World Shocking: 18 dead as under construction flyover collapses
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It was registered on the complaint of Roadways police outpost in-charge Dhananand Tripathi. Also, we have seen eight cranes were used to lift the debris and a crane with a 200-tonne lifting capacity is also being called in. Tragedy struck at a flyover construction site in Varanasi . India has a long history of construction accidents caused by poor materials and inadequately trained workers.

World Russian opposition leader Navalny gets 30-day jail sentence
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A Moscow district court has sanctioned a 30-day administrative arrest of opposition activist and blogger Alexei Navalny on charges of recurrent organization of unauthorized rally in central Moscow on May 5, a TASS correspondent reported from the Tverskoi district court on Tuesday.

World West Bengal Panchayat polls: Re-polling at 568 booths underway
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The West Bengal Panchayat polls on Monday were marred by widespread violence , resulting in the death of 12 people and injury to 43 others. The state government and the police have been asked for extended security arrangements so that repolling is held in a free manner, the SEC officials said.

World BSF man, policeman killed in two separate J&K incidents
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Despite the constable being immediately evacuated to a hospital, he did not survive. "Searches are on all along the border and once they (terrorists) will be traced out, we will neutralise them", said Mr Sharma adding that so far no tunnel has been detected but our men are on job and anti-tunnelling exercise is also in place.

World 'Click it or ticket' seatbelt enforcement starts today
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Most Washingtonians care enough about their personal safety to buckle up - 95 percent use seat belts, according to a new report from the state Traffic Safety Commission. "Simply buckling up can save your life and the life of your passenger". State laws requires motorists to wear seatbelts and children to be properly restrained in auto seats or booster seats.

World Government strips Stagecoach of Virgin East Coast franchise
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The loss-making service is to be repalced by a public sector "operator of last resort" (OLR) and is being renamed London and North Eastern Railway (LNER). "Despite today's news, we believe that we can continue to make a positive contribution to the United Kingdom rail market, delivering long-term customer benefits and sustainable returns for taxpayers and investors", he added.

World Jerusalem archbishop calls for prayers for peace as violence increases
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Pope Francis has condemned the killing of Palestinians near the Gaza-Israel border. The pope called on the global community to renew their commitment to ensure that dialogue, justice and peace prevail. Again quoting the words of St. Paul, he said: "Clothe yourselves with sentiments of tenderness, of goodness, of humility, of meekness, of magnanimity, enduring each other and forgiving one another".

World Chlorine Used in February Attack in Syria, Finds OPCW
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The OPCW said its Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) has "confirmed that chlorine was likely used as a chemical weapon on February 4, 2018 in Saraqib, Idlib Governorate, Syrian Arab Republic". The use of chemical weapons has become systematic in Syria's seven-year war, but political rifts between Western powers and Russian Federation have hamstrung the United Nations and the OPCW, leaving them unable to act against violations of worldwide law.

World Students praised after shooting incident
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A Dixon police officer confronted an armed male subject at the high school at 8 a.m. on Wednesday. UPDATE: 11:53 a.m. EDT-The shooting at Dixon High School in IL took place on Wednesday morning inside the school's gym, where students were gathered to practice for graduation, the Chicago Tribune reported, citing City Manager Danny Langloss.

World EU Chief Tusk Slams Trump Over Trade, Iran
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US President Donald Trump has "rid Europe of all illusions " by quitting the Iran nuclear deal and driving trade disputes, the European Union chairman said on Wednesday, underlining the depth of trans-Atlantic discord. Trade tensions have been growing since March 23, when Donald Trump ordered to introduce a 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% tax on aluminum, claiming to protect the USA producers from unfair competition and boost national security.

World Trump Tower transcripts released
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According to the transcripts , Trump Jr. also said he didn't think there was anything wrong with attending the Trump Tower meeting in which he was promised dirt on Hillary Clinton. "Numerous" people were involved in the statement, including counsel, and the President "may have commented through [then-communications staffer] Hope Hicks", Trump Jr.

World EPA inspector general opens investigation of Pruitt's use of multiple email accounts
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Several Democratic members of the House environment panel requested Pruitt testify under oath , but the chairman of the committee refused to do so. There has been no slowdown in damaging headlines for Pruitt since then, including revelations from the EPA's inspector general this week that Pruitt requested and received 24-hour security beginning his first day in office.

World Sherpa guide climbs Mt. Everest for record 22nd time
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Kami made his first scaled Everest in 1994 when he was 24 years old. Lakpa Sherpa, 44, the world's most successful female Everest climber, also made her ninth climb to the top of the mountain on Wednesday - breaking her own record set past year.

World Leed's appearance at NCAA DII tournament makes history for SAU golf
Author: 0 Leed's appearance at NCAA DII tournament makes history for SAU golf

The top five teams in each regional will advance. The Cyclones were led on day two by senior Denzel Ieremia. "We fought hard today in tough conditions", head coach Brandt Kieschnick said after the opening round. 7 Alabama at -14. The Cyclones will tee off in third round action tomorrow with a berth in the NCAA Championships on the line. It also tied for the fourth-lowest mark in a round in program history.

World Palestine recalls envoys to four European Union nations
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The Palestinians have said that they believe the participation of diplomats of European countries in opening the Embassy of the United States "a serious violation of global law". The Arab League and the French government called the embassy relocations illegal and a contravention of United Nations Security Council resolutions involving Israeli occupation of Palestinian land.

World Severe Storms Leave Thousands Without Power In Connecticut
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The Brookfield Police Department said on its Facebook page that First Selectman Steve Dunn had "declared a town disaster". As of 8 p.m. ET, 496,777 customers in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and CT had lost electricity. In Maryland, a commuter train was stranded in several feet of water, forcing people to move to the top level of the train auto. The tracks of the Maryland Rail Commuter train appeared to have gone down after a drainage culvert collapsed, county emergency management ...

World Russian company attacks Mueller indictment as baseless
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In response to these charges, Manafort claimed that he could not be prosecuted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller because the particular charges against him are outside of Mueller's properly delegated authority. "It bears emphasizing at this stage that Manafort is presumed to be innocent of these charges", Jackson said. Jackson was not moved by any of Manafort's assertions.

World Georgia GOP Gov. Candidate Wants To Round Up Immigrants In 'Deportation Bus'
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These campaign theatrics are "raising eyebrows", WSB-TV's Richard Elliot reported on Twitter. The Deportation Bus Tour is not Williams' first time in the spotlight. to declare themselves 'sanctuary cities.' This means that local authorities there refuse to cooperate with federal immigration officials in detaining and deporting illegals.

World Europe stares down Trump over Iran
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Part of the flaw with the Iran deal that President Trump rejected was it enticed Europe and the U.S. into economic relations with Iran that would work against holding the country accountable for violations of the agreement, Bolton said . All the other signatories to the deal that hobbled Iran's nuclear program - Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China - agree that Tehran is in full compliance with its terms, as do the United Nations, the International Atomic Energy Agency, and U.S.

World Teacher shot dead after having sex with student
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She died at the scene. 'I counted six shots that I heard, ' a neighbor, Fred Poore, told CBS News. 'I don't know why that happened. "She didn't hurt anyone". The newspaper received an additional anonymous email on October 27th alleging a coverup. Authorities then drove the student home, and informed DelTondo that there were "better places to just talk".