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Judge Lowers Bail But Refuses To Release Former Minneapolis Officer Mohamed Noor

Judge Lowers Bail But Refuses To Release Former Minneapolis Officer Mohamed Noor The police department said Tuesday was Noor's last day on the force, but would not elaborate on whether the officer resigned or was sacked. In a statement released Tuesday, Freeman said the investigation was thorough, and subsequently, he and investigators have a second by second understanding of the evening when Damond was shot by Noor. [Full Article...]

Boko Haram militants return abducted Nigeria schoolgirls

Boko Haram militants return abducted Nigeria schoolgirls He said the students had been freed following "back channel efforts" by the Nigerian government. Earlier in the day, the local Daily Post newspaper reported that Boko Haram had released several girls and that five of the girls may have died while in the custody of the militants. [Full Article...]

Winning $457 million Powerball ticket sold in Pa.

Winning $457 million Powerball ticket sold in Pa. The win marks the 49th time a Missouri Lottery player has won a $1 million Powerball "Match 5" prize since January 2012. I think it's gonna be really helpful for our store because a lot of people come in here with really high hope of winning and I think this is really just gonna out everybody through the roof about the excitement of everything. [Full Article...]

More snow pounds the area Wednesday, and temperatures remain cold

More snow pounds the area Wednesday, and temperatures remain cold Night: Decreasing clouds with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Snow should be falling across most of New Jersey during the Wednesday morning commute, but it will get heavier as the afternoon arrives. The other was the aforementioned 2013, with 5.5 inches on March 24-25 and another inch on April 4. More than 80 travelers were stranded along a 64-mile span of A30 that was shut down from... [Full Article...]

Mississippi Becomes First State To Ban Abortions After 15 Weeks

Mississippi Becomes First State To Ban Abortions After 15 Weeks Louisiana legislators may soon consider a proposal that bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, following in the footsteps of MS lawmakers, who on Monday (March 19) signed a similar bill into law. "By banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, the law violates decades of well-established, clear precedent under the U.S. Constitution". The law has exceptions for the life of the mother or if... [Full Article...]

Trump hails arms sales to Saudi as he hosts Crown Prince

Trump hails arms sales to Saudi as he hosts Crown Prince Siting side by side in the Oval Office, Mr Trump hailed his personal friendship with Prince Mohammed and the improved relations with Saudi Arabia forged under his administration. In June, it will be legal for women to drive in Saudi Arabia. Iran has variously taken the same stance toward the United States and has blamed both the U.S. [Full Article...]

South Korea Military Exercises To Resume Next Month

South Korea Military Exercises To Resume Next Month The North has often responded to the drills with its own military actions, and past year fired four ballistic missiles close to Japan. Calls for North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons will feature prominently on the agenda, but artists are simply expected to focus on their performances. [Full Article...]

Bridge collapse: Out on errands, killed in an instant

Bridge collapse: Out on errands, killed in an instant Marquise Rashaad Hepburn, who lives in Miami-Dade County, was "seriously injured" as he rode his bicycle under the pedestrian bridge spanning Southwest Eighth Street at 109th Avenue near the main campus of Florida International University (FIU), according to a lawsuit filed on Monday in state Circuit Court in Miami. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Won't Block New Pennsylvania Voting Maps

Supreme Court Won't Block New Pennsylvania Voting Maps The Pennsylvania Supreme Court had ruled in January that the old map was a partisan gerrymander that violated the state constitution and ordered lawmakers to submit a new map. The earlier state map has been a campaign victor for Republicans, leading them to a 13-5 edge in Pennsylvania's congressional delegation for all three elections in which it was used, even though Democrats had a voter reg... [Full Article...]

Narendra Modi congratulates Vladimir Putin on reelection as Russian president

Narendra Modi congratulates Vladimir Putin on reelection as Russian president The 65-year-old former KGB officer used an otherwise lacklustre presidential campaign to emphasise Russia's role as a major world power, boasting of its "invincible" new nuclear weapons in a pre-election speech. Mr Putin attracted 76.7 per cent of the total votes cast, streets ahead of his closest rival Pavel Grudinin of the Communist Party, who attracted 11.8 per cent of voters. [Full Article...]

Several inches of snow expected Wednesday

Several inches of snow expected Wednesday But no matter where you live, be prepared for a very busy and very wintry 48-hour period of weather. "We're going to have to flip the calendar into April". Teal=Winter Storm Watch, Purple=Winter Weather Advisory. The Cecil County Department of Emergency Services warned residents Monday afternoon that travel will be hazardous at times, particularly during the Tuesday night commute and urged tho... [Full Article...]

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Announcement Trailer

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Announcement Trailer Sega announced that the Yakuza Team is now hard at work on another Yakuza title, this time a complete remake of the second game. Pre-orders and first-run copies of Yakuza Kiwami 2 will come in a SteelBook featuring Kiryu and Ryuji Goda. [Full Article...]

Republicans advise against Trump meddling in Russian probe

Republicans advise against Trump meddling in Russian probe A Trump critic and Senator, Jeff Flake said that Trump's recent comment is hinting towards his preparation for firing of Mueller. But Trump already had made clear his growing impatience at the special counsel and his probe. Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, told ABC that firing Mr Mueller "would undoubtedly result in a constitutional crisis ". [Full Article...]

Australia engages with ASEAN to develop trade and investment

Australia engages with ASEAN to develop trade and investment Turnbull went further at a closing news conference, saying ASEAN and Australia had affirmed their commitment to respond strongly over the "grave concerns we share about North Korea's reckless and illegal nuclear missile programs". Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, whose nation is not an ASEAN member, told reporters outside the meeting that the region's leaders were clear-eyed about their o... [Full Article...]

New Prague High School student escorted off property during walkout

New Prague High School student escorted off property during walkout One of the students who survived the mass shooting at a Florida high school last month said that his generation is "the mass shooting generation". Students of Nutley High School also protested, in solidarity with students from over 3000 other schools across America. "I started talking to people and it started to get big". [Full Article...]

Myanmar's Suu Kyi 'unwell', scraps Australia public appearance

Myanmar's Suu Kyi 'unwell', scraps Australia public appearance She is due to hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Monday, following the Australia-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders special summit in Sydney over the weekend. She was welcomed to Parliament House in Canberra with a 19-gun salute on Monday, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and senior representatives from the government and opposition in attendance... [Full Article...]

Rory McIlroy ends 18-month drought by winning Arnold Palmer Invitational

Rory McIlroy ends 18-month drought by winning Arnold Palmer Invitational DeChambeau eagled the 16th but missed from five feet to save par at the last to finish three strokes back, with Rose in third after three birdies in a five-hole stretch on his way to a five-under 67. McIlroy stormed home with four consecutive birdies starting at the 13th, before draining a 24-foot birdie putt on 18 - prompting an emotional fist pump. [Full Article...]

At least 13 injured after auto drives into United Kingdom nightclub

At least 13 injured after auto drives into United Kingdom nightclub A 21-year-old man is facing a charge of attempted murder for allegedly driving his auto into a nightclub in Gravesend, Kent, after earlier being refused entry. 'All of a sudden, I saw multiple people falling backwards onto us and so I was confused as to what was happening. Clubbers rushed from the venue onto the street as police, ambulance and fire services arrived at the scene. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom teacher wins $1m global prize in Dubai

United Kingdom teacher wins $1m global prize in Dubai Ms Zafirakou was awarded for her work at London's Alperton Community School, one of the most ethnically diverse, with students from some of Britain's poorest families and many with non-English speaking parents. Mr Woo, the head mathematics teacher at Sydney's Cherrybrook Technology High, was one of the 10 finalists. "So, thank you for all you have done and continue to do". [Full Article...]

Pakistan NSA In Kabul For Talks With Ghani

Pakistan NSA In Kabul For Talks With Ghani The UN Security Council on Thursday welcomed the Afghan government's offer to engage the Taliban in direct peace talks and called on the Taliban to accept it without preconditions. "We need to sustain the pressure", he said, adding that the administration is willing to "give it more time, it deserves more time". To harden Kabul , to protect the people of Kabul and the worldwide community that... [Full Article...]


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