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World Media Firefighters Killed Battling Blazes in NY and Pennsylvania
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Two other firefighters, Erik Swanson and Assistant Chief Greg Altland, were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to the city. More of the old Weaver Organ and Piano building in York collapsed the day after a massive fire, trapping four firefighters inside.

World Media Congress OKs $1.3 trillion budget, avoiding another shutdown
Author: 0 Congress OKs $1.3 trillion budget, avoiding another shutdown

Lawmakers have been arguing since early 2017 about funding for the current fiscal year, which began last October 1. A $1.3 trillion spending bill has cleared a crucial hurdle in the Senate . Community development block grants, which are flexible funds that are enormously popular with mayors and other local officials, would receive a huge $2.4 billion increase to $5.2 billion despite being marked for elimination in Trump's budget plan.

World Media Joseph diGenova not joining Trump's legal team
Author: 0 Joseph diGenova not joining Trump's legal team

In a statement , diGenova and Toensing said , "We thank the president for his confidence in us and we look forward to working with him on other matters". This is at least the second major reshuffling of Trump's legal team in the previous year. However, the bill's $1.6bn for border security is not authorized to be used on the imposing concrete wall prototypes Trump recently viewed in California .

World Media Trump signs executive memo targeting China on trade
Author: 0 Trump signs executive memo targeting China on trade

According to the ministry, the measures will include a 15-per cent tariff on products including fruits, nuts, wines and seamless steel tubes, and a 25-per cent tariff on pork and recycled aluminium products. OPEC's output reductions have lowered inventories, with stockpiles in the US falling below the five-year average for the first time since 2014. Mr Trump launched his protectionist agenda earlier this month - levying 25% tariffs on steel and 10% on aluminium - in a move created to ...

World Media Father of last missing Dapchi girl proud of daughter's bravery
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The authorities had asked shopkeepers to close Saturday afternoon in anticipation of her arrival. NAN reports that the girls, accompanied by top government officials and representatives of the parents, left Maiduguri in convey of buses to Damaturu, where they were expected to be formally handed over to their families.

World Media Islamabad United wins Pakistan Super League
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The first 31 matches of the PSL were again played in Dubai and Sharjah before the two play-offs in Lahore, highlighting the improvement in security situation after military operations in the troubled north-west of the country. Giles Clarke, director of International Cricket Council (ICC), praised Pakistan's efforts. "Sethi is very courageous in his decision making", said Clarke, also the head of Pakistan Task Team formed to help revive global cricket in Pakistan.

World Media Texas bomber 'not sorry' on confession tape
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Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and ATF are working to remove and dispose of homemade explosives that were found at his home located at 403 Second Street in Pflugerville, authorities said. In a Thursday morning Facebook post , activist and writer Shaun King pointed out this glaring discrepancy, saying that "Black VICTIMS of white violence get less sympathy & compassion" than that afforded to Conditt.

World Media How will hawk John Bolton affect foreign policy?
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It's not just the left that has concerns about Bolton being at the helm of Trump's foreign policy . This will no doubt cause difficulties for Washington's Arab allies, especially Egypt and Saudi Arabia, because the new team in Washington may seek to impose decisions, rather than coax agreements.

World Media FOP hosts Easter egg hunt
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Dressed in winter jackets, with hats and mittens, hundreds of kids lined the perimeter of Irwin Park. Others include the Lonsdale Lions, Lonsdale SnoWizards and the Lonsdale Fire Department in addition to the newly participating Triumphant Life Church.

World Media Arrested Catalan ex-leader Puigdemont to appear in German court
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Puigdemont fled from Spain in October following an illegal declaration of independence by the region. Under the rules of the EWA, active since 2004, a court in one European Union member state can only extradite a person sought by another member state if they are confident the suspect will face equivalent fair legal procedures and trial.

World Media 14-year-old injured in Maryland school shooting released from hospital
Author: 0 14-year-old injured in Maryland school shooting released from hospital

A 16-year-old girl, who authorities said had some type of relationship with the shooter, was critically injured and a 14-year-old boy was also wounded. Just last month, the school's principal, Jake Heibel, told parents in a letter posted on the local news site The Bay Net that two students were interviewed after they were overheard mentioning a school shooting, and they were found to pose no threat.

World Media Switzerland Point Middle School evacuated due to bomb threat
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Switzerland Point Middle School has been evacuated after a threatening message was found inside the school, the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office reports . The threat was called into the school just before 9:30 a.m., according to a release from the school system. She said the threat is being investigated by law enforcement, and all district buildings are closed until further notice.

World Media Woman accused of letting men assault kids in exchange for money, drugs
Author: 0 Woman accused of letting men assault kids in exchange for money, drugs

TMJ is reporting that Michelle Mayer faces two counts of sexual assault of a child and being an accessory to a crime. Levin, 50, of Mount Horeb, was charged with kidnapping, second-degree sexual assault, strangulation and false imprisonment for an incident Monday night in which a woman told police that Levin had picked her up, and instead of taking her where she had asked, took her to his shop.

World Media Ukraine's Rada committee approves arrest of Savchenko
Author: 0 Ukraine's Rada committee approves arrest of Savchenko

Ms Savchenko told politicians she was aware of being wiretapped and talked about such attacks as a "surrealist political provocation" to mock the government that she said has failed the public's hopes. "The entire people of Ukraine think so". Last December, "they tested the weapons at a firing range, where Ruban spoke of a plan to attack the president's cortege using a high-calibre "Topaz" rifle, which can easily breach armour and is made only in DNR ", Mr Lutsenko said.

World Media Clocks go forward TONIGHT
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Throughout history it has changed from half and hour to two hours and at one point the time changed by 40 minutes. The reason behind the clocks going forward is to add an extra hour of sunlight in the evenings. If you can't remember what way to wind your clock simply memorise the simple phrase "spring forward, fall back". Although changing the clocks seems like a odd thing to do it will make mornings brighter when there is an extra hour of sunshine.

World Media National walkout reaches G'boro schools by: Braxton Brewington
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TMHS Principal Kristen Vogel said students did an excellent job organizing the event, committing to their focus of memorializing the Parkland victims, and supporting the survivors. The conversations about school safety have been a hot topic for FHS students. Others praised the students and expressed hope because they would soon be voters.

World Media Trump draws ire of farmers targeted in Chinese trade dispute
Author: 0 Trump draws ire of farmers targeted in Chinese trade dispute

China warned the US it will defend its interests on trade, Chinese state media says, after US President Donald Trump backed tariffs on Chinese goods. intellectual property violates worldwide rules and will harm the interests of both countries, said a report. It also plans to impose 25 per cent tariffs on another eight categories of products worth US$2 billion, including pork and recycled aluminium.

World Media PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Portage's Roth, Yelk earn honors in Badger North
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The Stebennes emphasize to their players that keeping their grades up in school is crucial. "We won the gold ball {in soccer] last season, and every year I've played we made it to a northern regional final", says Bouchard. "Whether it's the boys or the girls - get adapted to this". He said he was grateful to former Graham coach Glynn Carlock Jr. for having faith in him, calling Carlock a role model.

World Media Police, Jawaharlal Nehru University students clash
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An investigation has been initiated into the matter and further action will be taken accordingly, the police said. Meanwhile, several journalists from various organisations gathered outside the office of Delhi Police Commissioner in the afternoon to protest against the incident.

World Media Lalu Prasad Yadav Sentenced To 14 Years Imprisonment In Dumka Treasury Case
Author: 0 Lalu Prasad Yadav Sentenced To 14 Years Imprisonment In Dumka Treasury Case

In 2013, Lalu Yadav was convicted in the first fodder scam case and sentenced to jail for five years. There were 31 accused in this case, of which 19 were convicted and 12 acquitted. Failing to pay the fine he would have to undergo additional imprisonment of two years. On Saturday, Lalu's counsel Chitranjan Prasad and Prabhat Kumar said that he was implicated because of political rivalry.

World Media Kingston Police arrest pair wanted in connection with robbery
Author: 0 Kingston Police arrest pair wanted in connection with robbery

Over the weekend, police released surveillance images from the incident involving the 14-year-old, who was robbed on February 3 in the area of Barrett Avenue and 19th Street, police said. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance to help identify the suspect involved in two robberies in the Dulles South area.

World Media United Kingdom watchdog reviews evidence after Cambridge Analytica search
Author: 0 United Kingdom watchdog reviews evidence after Cambridge Analytica search

After receiving a warrant from a judge, about 18 enforcement agents from the Information Commissioner's Office entered the company's London offices at around 8:00pm (2000 GMT) Friday. Lawmakers in the US have also called on Zuckerberg to testify about how Facebook safeguards user data. Friday's notice to the firm followed local media reports that Indian political parties had used the data analytics firm during elections.

World Media Rajya Sabha polls: BJP looks set to win nine UP seats
Author: 0 Rajya Sabha polls: BJP looks set to win nine UP seats

The Communist Party of India lost the only seat it had held earlier. The BJP will gain 10-11 seats, depending on the final outcome of the Uttar Pradesh elections. To secure a seat to the Upper House of Parliament from this state, a candidate needs 37 first preference votes. With 47 seats, the SP got its official candidate, Jaya Bachchan, elected.

World Media Athletics Australia name Pearson and Fearnley as Gold Coast 2018 co-captains
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Sports minister Rathore was away in Bangalore. The IOA had sent a list to the ministry that comprised 222 athletes along with 74 support staff and 21 extra officials. "This also includes the Chief Medical Officer and an assistant physiotherapist of the contingent", Batra told reporters on the sidelines of the send-off ceremony of the contingent.

World Media Three Turkish soldiers killed clearing bombs in Syria's Afrin
Author: 0 Three Turkish soldiers killed clearing bombs in Syria's Afrin

But the YPG has been working closely with the U.S. which has provided arms to the militia in the fight against the Islamic State extremist group in Syria. "If you can't handle it, then we may suddenly enter Sinjar one night and clear out the PKKs there". Syrian reaction came a day after Turkish soldiers, backed by members of Free Syrian Army (FSA) militia, captured the Afrin city from Kurdish militants belonging to People's Protection Units (YPG).

World Media Ties with SP strong despite RS loss, says Mayawati
Author: 0 Ties with SP strong despite RS loss, says Mayawati

Speaking about June 2, 1995 guest house case, Ms Mayawati said that SP president Akhilesh Yadav was very young that time and he has no relevance with that case. BJP at 69, Congress at 50 in Rajya Sabha after polls The BJP has made a significant gain of 11additional seats while the Congress made an overall loss of four in the biennial elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats, consolidating the saffron party's position in the House and leaving its main rival far behind.

World Media Americans Begin Mass Rallies Over Gun Control
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It was a notable contrast from March 14, the day students across the country walked out of school to demand action on gun violence . They hope these marches will provide momentum for change ahead of the upcoming midterm elections. Within days Trump is accused of backpedaling on the pledge to expand background checks. The poll also found almost 7 in 10 favor a nationwide ban on bump stocks, a device that allows semi-automatic guns to function like automatic guns.

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