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Author: 0 Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke will face off for Texas Senate seat

If you're gonna play in Texas, you gotta have a fiddle in the band. While Cruz said Tuesday that conservatives needed to be wary of Democratic enthusiasm due to their animosity toward President Donald Trump, he sounded more confident on Wednesday.

World Media Modi, Macron to deepen India-France ties: Full text of joint statement
Author: 0 Modi, Macron to deepen India-France ties: Full text of joint statement

He also hailed France's "commitment" towards making defence and security equipment in India and contributing to Modi's flagship "Make in India" plan to boost local manufacturing. "India and France have chose to work together to deal with threats of terrorism and radicalisation", said Macron. After receiving a ceremonial welcome in Rashtrapati Bhawan, he had bilateral talks with PM Narendra Modi .

World Media Government to reveal policy paper on abortion if 8th amendment is repealed
Author: 0 Government to reveal policy paper on abortion if 8th amendment is repealed

It's very appropriate and fitting that on this day the Irish Government has taken a decision that we will have a referendum to repeal the eighth amendment and that we will have finalised the wording for that referendum. They will be asked whether or not the Eighth Amendment should be repealed and replaced with new wording to be added to the Constitution "that provision may be made by law for the regulation of termination of pregnancy ".

World Media Trump Threatens to Impose Reciprocal Tax on India, China
Author: 0 Trump Threatens to Impose Reciprocal Tax on India, China

Referring to a tweet by Tesla chief Elan Musk, Trump said China charges 25 per cent duty on American cars whereas it is just 2.5 per cent on import of Chinese cars into the US. "A tenfold difference", the US President said. We send our vehicle over there, pay 25 per cent. They never did anything about it. Wang said China "fully commends and supports" the steps taken by the two countries and calls on the U.S.

World Media Arizona Wildcats beat Colorado 83-67 in Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinal
Author: 0 Arizona Wildcats beat Colorado 83-67 in Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinal

LAS VEGAS - First, McKinley Wright limped off the court. The No. 15 Arizona Wildcats (25-7, 15-4 Pac-12) square off against the UCLA Bruins (21-10, 12-7 Pac-12) in the Pac-12 Conference Tournament at T-Mobile Arena. "McKinley's important to us, there is no doubt about that", Boyle said. "Our offense stalled at times today, like it has all year. We're pretty confident.

World Media SC restores Hadiya's marriage, OKs probe
Author: 0 SC restores Hadiya's marriage, OKs probe

K M Asokan, the father of Hadiya has said that he would consider filing a review petition after the Supreme Court declared his daughter's marriage valid. Justice Chandrachud, however, said that "the moment we step into the realm of public law, we are stepping into a risky domain". We must do everything to protect it...

World Media Britain First leaders found guilty of hate crimes
Author: 0 Britain First leaders found guilty of hate crimes

During sentencing Fransen spoke over the judge, saying: "This is a very sad day for British justice". Leader and deputy leader Paul Golding, 36, and Jayda Fransen, 32, both of Penge, south east London , were found guilty at Folkestone Magistrates' Court on Wednesday of religiously-aggravated harassment.

World Media Appeals Court Says Teen Climate Lawsuit Can Go To Trial
Author: 0 Appeals Court Says Teen Climate Lawsuit Can Go To Trial

There's still no guarantee the case will make it to trial. Julia Olson , an attorney for the plaintiffs, said in a statement that the group will seek a trial date for later this year, "where we will put the federal government's risky energy system and climate policies on trial".

World Media Palestinian killed in clash with IDF in Hebron amid Jerusalem embassy protests
Author: 0 Palestinian killed in clash with IDF in Hebron amid Jerusalem embassy protests

IOF killed Palestinian man today in Hebron and multiple others were wounded in clashes with Israeli forces in the West Bank and Gaza on Friday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. "The new law could be used to further compromise the Palestinian presence in East Jerusalem, which would further undermine the prospects of a two-state solution", it warned.

World Media Withdraw tariffs or risk grave global effects: China tells US
Author: 0 Withdraw tariffs or risk grave global effects: China tells US

Trump said the tariff hikes ordered on Thursday were needed to protect United States national security by ensuring the survival of the country's metals producers. The tariffs, which will go into effect in 15 days, exempt Canada and Mexico for now, with the possibility of other states to be exempted as well. Trump is also demanding a rewrite of the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada in an attempt to reduce the USA trade deficit with Mexico and to shift more auto ...

World Media Appeals Court Rules Sex Discrimination Includes Bias Against Transgender People
Author: 0 Appeals Court Rules Sex Discrimination Includes Bias Against Transgender People

The owners of the funeral home, who did not immediately return a call for comment, argued in court that transitioning to another gender is against their beliefs. Jay Kaplan is a staff attorney with the Michigan American Civil Liberties Union which is representing Stephens in this case. The employer, Thomas Rost, had contended that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which outlawed discriminatory treatment, does not cover people who are transgender.

World Media 'Man of mystery' cooperates with Mueller in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 'Man of mystery' cooperates with Mueller in Russian Federation probe

One alleged conversation involved White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II; Trump told an aide that McGahn should deny a January Times article that said Trump had asked McGahn to fire Mueller. Despite Trump's pushback, 19 people and three companies have been indicted in Mueller's probe, including Trump's ex-campaign chairman and his former White House national security adviser.

World Media Turkey announces preliminary end date of Olive Branch Op. in Afrin
Author: 0 Turkey announces preliminary end date of Olive Branch Op. in Afrin

As a result of broken promises by the U.S., Turkey also shifted its position and vowed to clear all terrorists from northern Syria , including Manbij and the eastern parts of the Euphrates. The group uses Qandil Mountain near the Iraq-Iran border to launch attacks on Turkey. The Turkish army and Free Syrian Army (FSA) members are pushing ahead after surrounding the city center of Afrin in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on March 9.

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Author: 0 Don't Forget to "Spring Forward" This Sunday

But in the US, states can exempt themselves. According to a report from CNN on Wednesday night, Florida lawmakers are also exhausted of the whole fall back and spring forward rigmarole so they've approved a bill to keep Daylight Saving Time all year.

World Media Rand Paul Attacker Pleads Guilty in Federal Court
Author: 0 Rand Paul Attacker Pleads Guilty in Federal Court

Baker said his client only spoke to answer "yes" and "no" questions from a judge in a Bowling Green courtroom. Boucher's attorney, Matthew Baker told WDRB that he will ask for leniency, when Boucher is sentenced on June 15, 2018. Battani allowed Boucher to remain free on a $25,000 unsecured bond ahead of his sentencing, and ordered him not to have any contact with the senator or his family.

World Media Spy mystery: Chemical weapons troops join investigation
Author: 0 Spy mystery: Chemical weapons troops join investigation

On Friday, police called in about 180 marines, soldiers and air force personnel with expertise in chemical weapons, decontamination and logistics to help with the probe and to remove vehicles that might be contaminated. British home secretary Amber Rudd visits the scene where Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found after having been poisoned by a nerve agent in Salisbury, Britain, on March 9, 2018.

World Media Florida Legislature approves vouchers for bullied students
Author: 0 Florida Legislature approves vouchers for bullied students

In a hearing Monday, the state Senate voted 20 to 18 to approve the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act. "We want to get something passed that immediately addresses the safety in schools", he said. "He will review any final bill that makes it to his desk". Democratic Rep. Jared Moskowitz, a former Parkland city commissioner, ended the eight hours of debate with an emotional account of seeing the high school after the shooting, attending victims' funerals and working ...

World Media Officer Charged After Video Showed Him Beating Black Man Accused Of Jaywalking
Author: 0 Officer Charged After Video Showed Him Beating Black Man Accused Of Jaywalking

Hickman was charged with assault by strangulation, assault inflicting serious injury and communicating threats. At this point, Officer Christopher Hickman , who was training Ruggiero, tells Rush to put his hands behind his back. An internal police investigation found that Hickman had used excessive force during the incident. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations confirmed on Wednesday that they are working a joint investigation with the FBI into the use of force incident.

World Media Ambedkar statue vandalised in Uttar Pradesh
Author: 0 Ambedkar statue vandalised in Uttar Pradesh

Same incident occurred in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday and a statue of social reformer and founder of Dravidian movement E V Ramasamy Periyar was allegedly vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district. The vandalisation of Ambedkar statue comes after a series of such incidents targeting statues and busts across the country. Earlier this week, several statues of public figures were vandalised in different parts of the country including two statues of Dr BR Amedkar.

World Media Severed human hands are found dumped in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Severed human hands are found dumped in Russian Federation

Yep, that's a pile of severed hands all right. Most were hidden in a bag which was found on the ice-clad island. Fingerprints were found on one hand, and the others are being checked. "The biological objects (hands) found are not of a criminal origin, but were disposed of in a manner not provided for by law", writes the committee.

World Media Euthanasia and beyond: on the Supreme Court's verdict
Author: 0 Euthanasia and beyond: on the Supreme Court's verdict

What is a 'Living Will?' "What the Supreme Court has ruled today is for those who are in a persistent vegetative state or dependent on medical support system". The bench said that the guidelines will be in force till legislation is passed by parliament to deal with the issue, our New Delhi correspondent reports.

World Media International Women's Day: How it started
Author: 0 International Women's Day: How it started

Mrs Rutendo Mlambo from Rusape said the day helps to inspire confidence in women. Two years later, in December 1977, the General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming a United Nations Day for Women's Rights and International Peace to be observed on any day of the year by member states, in accordance with their historical and national tradition.

World Media Jaspal Atwal came on valid visa, admits MEA
Author: 0 Jaspal Atwal came on valid visa, admits MEA

He added, "I am sorry for any embarrassment this matter has caused to Canada, India, my community and my family". Atwal had travelled to India thrice in the past one year, The MEA also said. According to the Vancouver Sun, Atwal was also charged but acquitted in the 1985 beating of Ujjal Dosanjh, a vocal opponent of Sikh extremism who later became British Columbia premier and a federal Cabinet minister.

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