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Kerala teacher's sexist remarks sparks outrage on social media

Kerala teacher's sexist remarks sparks outrage on social media Girl students of Farook Training College in Kerala's Kozhikode took out protests to the main gate of the institution under the banner of Students Federation of India (SFI) on Monday and demanded action against assistant professor Jouhar Munavvir for his remarks on outfits of Muslim girl students. [Full Article...]

2 injured, student shooter dead in Maryland high school shooting

2 injured, student shooter dead in Maryland high school shooting Last month, 17 people were killed in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, sparking a debate about the regulation of guns in the US. Teachers union leaders issued statements Tuesday saying more policies must be changed nationwide to keep schools safe. She also said she had no information about fatalities. [Full Article...]

Spring equinox marks the end of winter

Spring equinox marks the end of winter The seasons are defined as spring (March, April, May), summer (June, July, August), autumn (September, October, November) and winter (December, January, February). The spring equinox was a symbol of renewal and rebirth, and in Italy it was celebrated by planting garden and flower seeds, which is still a custom around Sicily. [Full Article...]

Gingrich: Trump should stop targeting Mueller and 'focus on being president'

Gingrich: Trump should stop targeting Mueller and 'focus on being president' CNN political analyst Mark Preston said that, while he was skeptical that Trump would be successful in ousting Mueller, he now believes that the president could potentially do so without getting any significant blow back from his own party. [Full Article...]

Telegram loses appeal to stop Russian Federation accessing its encryption keys

Telegram loses appeal to stop Russian Federation accessing its encryption keys The Supreme Court ruled earlier to turn down Telegram's motion on invalidating the FSB's directive endorsing the procedure for organizers of online information dissemination to provide it with instructions on decoding messages received, transmitted, delivered, and/or processed. [Full Article...]

Thousands of Philadelphia high school students join national protest against gun violence

Thousands of Philadelphia high school students join national protest against gun violence The chaos was captured by students on social media at Antioch High School in Tennessee. Julia Meyer, one of the student organizers at Celina High School, said while she was sure some joined the walkout to get out of class, most of the roughly 40 participants were there for a good cause. [Full Article...]

After Tillerson ousted, PM says he is 'very impressed' with replacement

After Tillerson ousted, PM says he is 'very impressed' with replacement Chief among them seemed to be that Ol' Oilhound Rex wasn't sufficiently "America First ". As already noted, Trump has nominated torturer and war criminal Gina Haspel to replace Mike Pompeo as CIA Director, but there may be some question as to whether she will be confirmed by the Senate. [Full Article...]

Karthik fires India to victory

Karthik fires India to victory In a recent chat with Wisden India , Chaminda Vaas and Upul Chandana had shed light on the current mindset of the fans in Sri Lanka, where cricket continues to be worshipped, but unlike in the past, there aren't many cricketers who can be adored. [Full Article...]

Body of missing Australian woman found in Whistler park

Body of missing Australian woman found in Whistler park Alison Raspa , 25, hadn't been seen since November when she left work at the Three Below Restaurant and Lounge in Whistler. In a news release, Whistler RCMP says Allison Raspa's body was recovered from Alpha Lake Park, just off the Sea-to-Sky Highway. [Full Article...]

Saudi Crown Prince to Visit White House Tuesday

Saudi Crown Prince to Visit White House Tuesday For his part, Mohammed wants more US investment and job creation in Saudi Arabia, along with technology and education help for his campaign to modernize the kingdom. Any agreement among the Gulf nations could be formalized at a Trump-hosted gathering at the presidential retreat at Camp David, Maryland, where the Egyptian-Israeli peace accord was first struck in the Carter administration, the adm... [Full Article...]

VHP's 'Ram Rajya Rath Yatra' reaches TN amid protest

VHP's 'Ram Rajya Rath Yatra' reaches TN amid protest On Tuesday, the Tamil Nadu government under Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami rejected Stalin's demand saying the state government was committed to protecting the democratic right of all religions. This rath-yatra could cause similar communal strife and must be prevented entry into Tamil Nadu, said four independent MLAs in the state Assembly, including Tamimum Ansari and actor Karunas, Monday ... [Full Article...]

Britain takes 'decisive step' towards Brexit deal - but not without controversy

Britain takes 'decisive step' towards Brexit deal - but not without controversy Normally, this kind of a deal would risk provoking an outcry from hardline Brexit supporters in the U.K. The crucial difference is that the European Union has given May permission to pursue the dream of numerous keenest Brexit supporters: to strike new free-trade deals with other countries around the world. [Full Article...]

With McCabe firing, Trump risks stoking obstruction charges

But Mr Mueller's team has now subpoenaed Russia-related documents from the president's business, the New York Times reported on Thursday. Dobbs said it was "as if he had brought down the furies from on high because he had whispered the name of Robert Mueller ", while Jarrett actually said the media's acting like the Trump-Mueller "thought police". [Full Article...]

Exit polls show the Russian president re-elected with another huge majority

Exit polls show the Russian president re-elected with another huge majority Voters appeared to be turning in out in larger numbers Sunday than in Russia's last presidential election in 2012, when Putin faced a serious opposition movement and violations like multiple voting, ballot stuffing and coercion marred the voting. [Full Article...]

Indians killed by ISIS in Iraq, Sushma Swaraj confirms

Indians killed by ISIS in Iraq, Sushma Swaraj confirms The government said it received confirmation yesterday that the DNAs of 38 of the missing Indians had matched with remains found underneath a mass grave, one of many found in and around Mosul and Badush after their liberation from ISIS . [Full Article...]

Trump launches tirade at Robert Mueller and 'biased' Russian Federation inquiry

Trump launches tirade at Robert Mueller and 'biased' Russian Federation inquiry DiGenova also has advanced conspiracy theories that the Russian Federation investigation is an FBI plot to delegitimize Trump's presidency. Joseph diGenova, a former United States attorney for the District of Columbia, is scheduled to join the team later this week. [Full Article...]

China to Open Manufacturing, Cut Tariffs and Taxes, Premier Says

China to Open Manufacturing, Cut Tariffs and Taxes, Premier Says There is a risk of protectionism spreading to other sectors and countries as a result of U.S. President Donald Trump's announced tariffs on steel and aluminum, an expert of German research institute ifo said on Monday. "In the best case they might reduce imports from China by $30 billion but it will have virtually no effect on United States global trade deficit", he said. [Full Article...]

Putin leads Russian Federation presidential election with 76.65%

Putin leads Russian Federation presidential election with 76.65% In an outcome that was never in doubt, the Central Election Commission, with almost 100 per cent of the votes counted, announced that Putin, who has run Russian Federation as president or prime minister since 1999, had won 76.66 per cent of the vote. [Full Article...]

Military pilot blamed by Russian Federation for MH17 crash 'kills himself'

Military pilot blamed by Russian Federation for MH17 crash 'kills himself' Captain Voloshyn flew 33 combat missions before retiring from the Air Force a year ago. Ukrainian media reports Captain Vladyslav Voloshyn killed himself at his home in the town of Mykolaiv on Sunday. Russian officials not only alleged that Voloshyn's plane had shot down MH17. Russian Federation first reported this anonymously, but later revealed Agapov's identity. [Full Article...]

Western Pennsylvania's special election: Here's what happens next

Western Pennsylvania's special election: Here's what happens next That means the Democrat improved upon Clinton's mark by 11.3 percentage points while the Republican ran 8.5 percentage points behind Trump. For one, Democrats avoided a messy primary fight in picking Lamb, a Marine veteran who secured the nomination by winning over 319 Democrats' backing in a high school gym filled with 554 activists back in November. [Full Article...]


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