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Impeachment motion against CJI: Will the opposition script history?

Political circles were rife that the Congress had planned the move to ensure Chief Justice Dipak Misra doesn't decide the Ram Janmabhoomi case before he retires in October. The presiding officer can reject the motion if he is convinced that prima facie, the charges do not constitute the grounds on which impeachment can be sought. [Full Article...]

Throw out all store-bought romaine lettuce — CDC

Throw out all store-bought romaine lettuce — CDC Thirty-one of those ill have been hospitalized. There have been no deaths yet, but in the past week alone, 18 new cases and nine more hospitalizations have been reported , including two people who developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a risky type of kidney failure . [Full Article...]

Chemical Weapons Watchdog in Syria to Begin Probe on Wednesday

Chemical Weapons Watchdog in Syria to Begin Probe on Wednesday Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria are to be given access to an alleged chemical attack site on Wednesday, Russia said. The team's entry into Douma came 10 days after the alleged attack, raising concerns that any evidence the inspectors find could be useless. [Full Article...]

WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station

WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station The zone includes government ministries, a hospital and the city's central railway station. The operation will affect long-distance and commuter rail services passing through Berlin's main station from 9 a.m. They said the bomb was "safe for now", reassuring nearby residents that "there is no immediate danger". Away from the evacuation site, Berlin's Tegel Airport said Friday's schedule wi... [Full Article...]

China's economic growth holds steady at 6.8 percent

China's economic growth holds steady at 6.8 percent Fears of a China-US trade war have been simmering in recent weeks, with Washington and Beijing exchanging threats of tit-for-tat levies on hundred of billions of dollars worth of goods. Last year's growth was unexpectedly strong but activity began to weaken in March. Although there is a strong start of the year for China, the investment in real estate is expected to slow down as the government... [Full Article...]

UK's May tells lawmakers: Syria strikes were legal and moral

UK's May tells lawmakers: Syria strikes were legal and moral May said it would in any case be hard to attribute responsibility for the Douma attack because Russian Federation had vetoed a United Nations attempt to extend investigatory powers. If chlorine was used in the attack as alleged by the western alliance then much or maybe even all of it will have evaporated in the ten days since the incident. [Full Article...]

Attack on Iran Regime in Syria

Attack on Iran Regime in Syria The airstrike on Syria is yet another example of our inability to have significant influence on Syrian President Assad or his government. "Eradicating terrorism, putting an end to war in Syria and creating regional security are among the main objectives of Iran , Turkey and Russian Federation". [Full Article...]

Turkey: Imprisoned American Pastor Andrew Brunson Could Face 35-Year Sentence

Turkey: Imprisoned American Pastor Andrew Brunson Could Face 35-Year Sentence She contended that false testimonies and witnesses are being used to build a case against Brunson. The case is further straining relations between the United States and Turkey. "I reject the charges mentioned in the indictment". 'I haven't done anything against Turkey. "I haven't been involved in any illegal activity", Brunson told the court, according to Turkish newspaper The Hürriyet Daily Ne... [Full Article...]

Judge finds Kansas' Kris Kobach at contempt of Courtroom

Judge finds Kansas' Kris Kobach at contempt of Courtroom The injunction found that Kansas can not require voters to produce proof of US citizenship, such as a birth certificate or USA passport, when they register at licensing offices. Kobach has also made unsubstantiated claims about voter fraud. But when Robinson reminded Kobach in court last month that he had previously assured her in court that he would send the postcards, Kobach changed course, sayi... [Full Article...]

Syracuse University Has Suspended A Fraternity Over An 'Extremely Racist' Initiation Video

Syracuse University Has Suspended A Fraternity Over An 'Extremely Racist' Initiation Video On Tuesday, California Polytechnic State University suspended all fraternities and sororities after photos surfaced showing fraternity members in blackface. It was uncovered by student newspaper the Daily Orange , and shows a frat boy forcing another student to his knees, where he is ordered to repeat a vile oath. [Full Article...]

Cuba's new president Diaz-Canel vows to 'continue' revolution

Cuba's new president Diaz-Canel vows to 'continue' revolution Diaz-Canel was elected in a landmark vote of the National Assembly which took place on Wednesday - he was the sole candidate for the presidency - with the result formally announced on Thursday. Until recently, a majority of Cubans saw their vice-president as an uncharismatic figure with a public profile that was next to non-existent. In line with greater access to the internet and the informatio... [Full Article...]

Columbine plans day of service on 19th anniversary of massacre

Columbine plans day of service on 19th anniversary of massacre Lebanon community become more aware of how young people in other parts of the Pittsburgh area are impacted by gun violence. Leon County Schools is supporting its students' right to protest. The goal is to give students a platform to share and discuss their ideas for improving school safety, Begor said. Community and police-driven gun violence hit hard for teens in urban areas, many of whom have lo... [Full Article...]

European Leagues oppose FIFA's World Cup expansion plan

European Leagues oppose FIFA's World Cup expansion plan The consumer group found tickets for the England vs Tunisia match priced as high as £11,237. Which? urges fans to only buy tickets from authorised sellers. The second case is due to be heard by UEFA on May 31, two weeks before the World Cup begins. Infantino also previously said that several companies were interested in expanding the Club World Cup from it's current eight-team format to a gran... [Full Article...]

McKayla Maroney: Larry Nassar exploited coaches withholding food

McKayla Maroney: Larry Nassar exploited coaches withholding food It was only earlier this year that disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for multiple counts of sexual misconduct and child pornography, so the bad aftermath his victims have to endure will probably linger for quite some time. [Full Article...]

First public cinema opens in Saudi Arabia in 35 years

First public cinema opens in Saudi Arabia in 35 years The majority of the 32 million Saudi population are under 30 and a 2014 study showed Saudis watched films online on a weekly basis. In December, Saudi Arabia lifted its decades-long cinema ban, a move announced by Awwad Alawwad, Saudi's minister of culture and information. [Full Article...]

George HW Bush calls Barbara 'most beloved woman in the world'

George HW Bush calls Barbara 'most beloved woman in the world' And if something was important to her, she let it be known. First Lady Barbara Bush gave visibility to HIV/AIDS as first lady. "We all know that", Mrs. The White House also issued a national flag order, and the full presidential proclamation is available here. The future first lady was born Barbara Pierce in 1925. [Full Article...]

Syrian air defences reportedly respond to new missile attacks

Syrian air defences reportedly respond to new missile attacks According to yet unconfirmed reports, the missiles entered Syrian airspace from Lebanon, which may indicate that the Israeli Air Force could have been involved, Al-Masdar News reports, citing a military source. In addition to praising the recent victory of the government troops in the East Ghouta region, east of Damascus, the protesters demanded the departure of the invading United States troops f... [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift alleged stalker arrested with knife, rope outside singer's home

Taylor Swift alleged stalker arrested with knife, rope outside singer's home In his auto, police found rounds of.380 and 9mm ammunition, along with black and latex gloves, a knife, masks, black rope and an empty box of.22 caliber ammunition. Lilly still faces up to six months in county jail if he's convicted of one misdemeanor count of trespassing and also for refusing to leave private property. [Full Article...]

95% of world's population breathing unhealthy air, says new report

95% of world's population breathing unhealthy air, says new report Wimmer . The American Lung Association ranks US cities annually according to the number of days a metropolitan area is found to exceed federal standards for specific pollutants. These activities emit harmful gases, including methane, volatile organic compounds and other pollutants. Additionally, Augusta tied for 43rd most polluted in the nation for year-round particle pollution. [Full Article...]

Bergner's At CherryVale May Close Due To Bon-Ton Bankruptcy Sale

Bergner's At CherryVale May Close Due To Bon-Ton Bankruptcy Sale The winning bidder is a joint venture of bondholders and liquidators, including Great American Group and Tiger Capital Group, both of whom also assisted in selling off assets in bankruptcy deals with Payless Shoesource and Toys "R" Us . "Our hope is if that store is no longer a Younkers that it becomes something else". On Tuesday a spokeswoman for the mall's parent company Macerich said the c... [Full Article...]


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