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World Media Wet snow expected at higher terrain in the evening, overnight
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Some areas will see drizzle develop within the fog and low clouds. EXTENDED FORECAST DETAILS: The week will start off cool and dry as high temperatures remain in the 50s. However, coming into Monday evening and overnight we will be tracking showers returning once more. Newsflash, the weather has been cold and relatively miserable during March, and we've got the numbers to prove it.

World Media Google Doodle commemorates 45 years of Chipko movement
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The idea of the Chipko Movement was seeded by his wife and was put into action by Bahuguna himself. The incident has been etched in the annals of history for the sacrifice of a group of villagers, who led by a lady named Amrita Devi, laid down their lives while protecting trees from being felled on the orders of the King of Jodhpur.

World Media Shaheen applauds expulsion of Russian diplomats from US
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Citing "reckless" behavior by Moscow , administration officials said the severe retaliation came in response to the attack on a former Soviet spy and his daughter in Britain earlier this month, which British and USA intelligence agencies blamed on the Russian government.

World Media 10 years in jail for fake news
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Government officials have also warned that any news on the indebted 1MDB state fund that has not been verified by the government is fake . The anti-fake news bill will add to a range of repressive laws say critics, including a sedition law, a press and publications act, an official secrets act and a security act - all legislation that has in the past been used against vocal critics, curtailed freedom of expression and undermined media freedom.

World Media Linda Brown, Girl In Landmark Segregation Case, Dies Aged 76
Author: 0 Linda Brown, Girl In Landmark Segregation Case, Dies Aged 76

Her case led to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that outlawed school segregation after her father, Oliver Brown , tried to enroll her in the then-all-white Sumner Elementary School in Topeka in 1951. "Today we honour Linda Brown and all the fights we have left to win". Instead, Linda would be assigned to attend an all-Black school miles away. "They were told, 'Find the nearest white school to your home and take your child or children and a witness, and attempt to enroll in the fall, and ...

World Media Why Is Orange Snow Falling Across Eastern Europe?
Author: 0 Why Is Orange Snow Falling Across Eastern Europe?

The weird phenomenon has been reported in cities in Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine and Romania and footage of the unusual snow quickly went viral. Documentation of the odd snow appeared all over social media, with some making jokes about "skiing on Mars", according to CNN .

World Media Suspicious packages in US govt facilities
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The FBI is investigating after a half-dozen suspicious packages containing explosive materials were mailed Monday to military installations around Washington, D.C., according to news reports. "Each package was collected for further analysis by the FBI", said Nicole Schwab, a spokesperson for the FBI Washington Field Office. Another package was sent to the Central Intelligence Agency on Monday, according to a USA official.

World Media Summons served on Zuma
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Local media said Zuma's lawyers will try to halt the case by appealing against the reinstatement of the charges, which date back to the 1990s. Past year a court ruled against that decision, leading to the path to last month's decision to prosecute.

World Media Facing unfriendly new map, Pennsylvania GOP congressman will retire
Author: 0 Facing unfriendly new map, Pennsylvania GOP congressman will retire

Patrick Meehan, R-Penn., has already announced plans to retire. Following Costello's announcement, the Cook Political Report moved the race from "toss up" to "likely Dem". Costello says it was not an easy decision, with the Trump Presidency, Democrats are becoming more engaged and angry. Costello had been considering retirement since February, when the Pennsylvania Supreme Court drew a new map to replace a gerrymander that Republicans put into place seven years ago.

World Media Whistleblower claims that Brexit campaign cheated and was 'totally illegal'
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The message exchanges show Vote Leave officials overseeing the content of material distributed by BeLeave volunteers, and offering suggestions on how BeLeave workers should respond to questions from the Electoral Commission. "I respect the motives and understand the feelings of those who voted to remain in the European Union", he said. "But 17.4 million opted to leave in...

World Media Pulse Nightclub Shooter's Dad Revealed as Longtime FBI Informant
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A judge has denied a motion for dismissal by lawyers for the widow of the Pulse gunman after they said new details from prosecutors reveal the shooter's father was an FBI informant who is now under a criminal investigation. Seddique was reportedly on the prosecution's witness list, though he was never called to testify . She is now facing trial in Orlando for providing material support to a foreign terror organization.

World Media Jewish groups protest against Labour Party at British parliament
Author: 0 Jewish groups protest against Labour Party at British parliament

After Woodcock sat down, the MP appeared to be berated by fellow Labour MP - and Corbyn ally - Chris Williamson. She subsequently apologised to the House of Commons and said she understood she had "caused upset and hurt" among Jews. What has Corbyn been accused of? The latest incident erupted last week over a Facebook comment from 2012 where Corbyn offered his support for a street artist who mural was about to be removed.

World Media British apparel company buying Indy-based Finish Line in $558 million deal
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Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 25,960 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $312,000 after purchasing an additional 5,570 shares during the period. They issued an "underperform" rating and a $9.00 price objective for the company. Want to see what other hedge funds are holding FINL? Finish Line moves into a stronger position to compete as part of a global enterprise that leads in the industry.

World Media NH lawmakers say more time needed on marijuana bill
Author: 0 NH lawmakers say more time needed on marijuana bill

A clinical researcher with a dispensary permit and a processor permit must then affiliate with one of the listed medical schools and have the affiliation approved in order to conduct research . Once the 13 growers/processors are approved, the state will have 25 - the number called for in the 2016 law that legalized it. Rather, he said it generally takes about 16 weeks from the time a grower/processor is cleared to being growing until it begins harvesting marijuana.

World Media Trump tweets he may veto $1.3T spending bill
Author: 0 Trump tweets he may veto $1.3T spending bill

Telegraphing the outcome, an internal White House television feed advertised the event this way: "President Trump Participates in a Bill Signing". "With that being said, I just want to thank everybody for being here". Trump, however, rescinded the program late a year ago while giving Congress six months to come up with a permanent plan for the program recipients. The deal has also irked more conservative members of Congress, who objected to the size and cost of the bill (which ran in at ...

World Media Israeli police grill Netanyahu over telecom corruption
Author: 0 Israeli police grill Netanyahu over telecom corruption

Case 4000 is connected with suspicions that while working as communications minister in 2014-2017, in addition to his prime ministerial post, that Netanyahu was helping the Bezeq group, controlled by Shaul Elovitch, in exchange for a beneficial image of Netanyahu and his policies in the media.

World Media Former LSU, MLB star Albert Belle booked on indecent exposure, DUI counts
Author: 0 Former LSU, MLB star Albert Belle booked on indecent exposure, DUI counts

According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Belle aces faces two charges of indecent exposure, one charge of DUI-liquor/drugs/vapors/combo and one charge of DUI with BAC of.08 or more. A hip problem forced him to retire at 34. Controversy has followed Belle over the years. Reporters and photographers examine 04 October the bat confiscated from Cleveland Indians Albert Belle after he hit a game-tying home run against the Boston Red Sox in game one of the divisional playoffs at ...

World Media Syrian insurgents ready to quit last rebel town in Ghouta
Author: 0 Syrian insurgents ready to quit last rebel town in Ghouta

Jaish al-Islam is the last rebel faction in control of the territory in eastern Ghouta as other rebel groups have withdrawn to northern part of the country under deals negotiated with Russian Federation. The talks come after thousands of rebels left the region recently after heavy bombardment by Assad's forces and Russian aircraft. Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from neighbouring Lebanon.

World Media Aadhaar biometric information not breached: UIDAI
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The Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI ), which manages the Aadhaar program, said "there is no truth in this story ", in a statement late on Saturday. ZDNet went ahead to publish their report, but have refrained to give out details about the vulnerability until it is fixed by the Indian government.

World Media Zimbabwe lose must-win 2019 Cricket World Cup qualifier
Author: 0 Zimbabwe lose must-win 2019 Cricket World Cup qualifier

Zimbabwe are still second in the points table with five points. Zimbabwe is going through a rainy season, which saw Thursday's game delayed after heavy showers hit the ground towards the end of the UAE innings, but if the game is rained off, both sides will earn a point and Ireland will progress on the basis of a better run rate than both Zimbabwe and Afghanistan.

World Media China may hike tariffs on USA pork, other goods in trade spat
Author: 0 China may hike tariffs on USA pork, other goods in trade spat

The U.S. reported a $375 billion deficit with China a year ago, which Trump has blamed for the loss of American jobs and closing of plants. One in every four rows of soybeans planted in Iowa ends up in China, and he wants to assure them US soybeans are still a reliable source for China's needs.

World Media Heyman | Phillies sign Kingery to 6-year deal
Author: 0 Heyman | Phillies sign Kingery to 6-year deal

Kingery will make the Phillies' 25-man roster to start the season, a source told ESPN, confirming multiple reports , and likely will serve in a super utility role, playing multiple positions. With the Major League Baseball regular season on the cusp of starting, every team is putting together its final roster for Opening Day. In a fairly unprecedented deal that could be worth as much as $63.5 million if each option is picked up, the Phillies are betting big on a player who hasn't played a ...

World Media Egypt: Police kill 6 people in connection to Alexandria bombing
Author: 0 Egypt: Police kill 6 people in connection to Alexandria bombing

The vehicle bomb killed at least one police officer and wounded four others on Saturday - just two days before Egypt's presidential elections . The attack killed two soldiers. The Interior Ministry had earlier reported only one policeman killed in the blast which occurred in the vicinity of a police station in the city's central Roshdi district.

World Media Trump Says Trade Deal With South Korea 'Close to Being Finished'
Author: 0 Trump Says Trade Deal With South Korea 'Close to Being Finished'

In April, Trump told Reuters he would either renegotiate or terminate what he called a "horrible" trade deal that has doubled the USA goods trade deficit with South Korea since 2012. South Korea is the third-largest steel exporter to the United States and the world's top importer of Chinese steel, leading to concerns it was a conduit for China's excess capacity.

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