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People Delhi chief secretary alleges assault by AAP MLAs, party denies all allegations
Author: 0 Delhi chief secretary alleges assault by AAP MLAs, party denies all allegations

Criticising him, AAP's Atishi Marlena said that the Singh had time to meet IAS association despite no proof of the assault, but did not have the time to meet the minister whose assault by govt officials was captured by the cameras. The officers said the situation represented a "functional crisis" for the government. Though officers will continue to work "in public interest", they will not work beyond the office hours or attend meetings outside the office till the incident is resolved, ...

People More Sexual Misconduct Claims Launched Against #MeToo California Assemblywoman
Author: 0 More Sexual Misconduct Claims Launched Against #MeToo California Assemblywoman

David John Kernick says he was written up for insubordination the day after he called the suggestion inappropriate and was sacked two days later, Sacramento Bee reports. When the allegations first emerged, Ms Garcia said she had "zero recollection of engaging in inappropriate behaviour". Multiple other former staffers also described in an open letter at the weekend a "toxic" work environment with pervasive sexual harassment and drunkenness.

People Top court rejects challenge to California gun waiting period
Author: 0 Top court rejects challenge to California gun waiting period

The top court refused to hear the challenge to California's 10-day waiting period for firearms purchases, and two other justices agreed with Thomas to hear the case but did not join his dissent . Heller still leaves lawmakers with considerable leeway to regulate these firearms. The Supreme Court has rejected two challenges by guns rights groups to California laws regulating firearms' sales.

People India hopes Maldives will 'not be seeking extension' of state of emergency
Author: 0 India hopes Maldives will 'not be seeking extension' of state of emergency

According to local reports, a total of 38 MPs voted to accept the decree and forwarded it to the National Security Committee for evaluation. The constitution does not specify such instances. Yameen's party would have lost a majority in parliament had they been allowed to participate. In the past couple of days, Maldives president Yameen has insisted the rule of law would prevail.

People No Socks And Shoes Inside Exam Hall: Bihar Board
Author: 0 No Socks And Shoes Inside Exam Hall: Bihar Board

This is why such a decision was taken to ask students to wear flip flops. Bihar Education Minister Krishna Nandan Prasad on Monday said that this year more than 17. Adding to his statement, the advisory would be soon communicated to all the district education officers, student, guardians and center superintendent about the changes.

Author: 0 SpaceX Delays Next Falcon 9 Launch to February 21

Ahead of this week's planned launch, the team decided more time was needed to check the upgraded payload fairing, leading to their decision to delay. Payload and vehicle remain healthy. Before SpaceX successfully proved that rockets can be reused, all rocket launches have been one-time-big-time missions, with the rockets destroyed and practically useless after their flights.

People Thai court hands surrogate kids to Japanese father
Author: 0 Thai court hands surrogate kids to Japanese father

While the company's name was not cited, Japanese and Thai media have previously identified Shigeta as being the son of Yasumitsu Shigeta, the founder and chairman of Hikari Tsushin, an electronics retailer. The court's statement did little to lift the veil of mystery over Shigeta, who had minimal contact with the surrogates. It is a criminal offence to advertise that you are looking for a surrogate or willing to act as one.

People Oxfam says ex-Haiti director admitted to hiring sex workers
Author: 0 Oxfam says ex-Haiti director admitted to hiring sex workers

Oxfam's 2011 investigation into the Haiti sex scandal concluded charities should be warned about "problem staff", only for several accused of abuse to take up future posts in the aid sector. The charity has fired four staff members for gross misconduct and allowed three others, including Van Hauwermeiren, to resign. Details of the Haiti scandal surfaced earlier this month and have engulfed Oxfam, drawing widespread condemnation and putting its funding at risk.

People 'Dozens' of Russian nationals hurt in USA attack in eastern Syria: ministry
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In the words of the Russian minister, the worldwide community must create the conditions for a direct dialogue between the Palestinians and Israel because there is no other way to settle the conflict between them. co-ordinated with were "apparently" unaware. Don't ask me, I don't know. "In other words, East of "deconflicting zone" - and obviously with lack of knowledge about the Russian officers with whom we are coordinating lines of communication to avoid conflict situations", said Mattis ...

People Dallas official asks NRA to consider another city for annual convention
Author: 0 Dallas official asks NRA to consider another city for annual convention

The PID, as it's referred to, is funded by Dallas hotels with more than 100 rooms, and every year they're supposed to kick in 2 percent of their room rentals , with some of money going toward luring conventions and tourists to town. President Trump spoke at the 2017 NRA convention , which was held in Atlanta. In the wake of the deadly school shooting by Nikolas Cruz , Donald Trump is reportedly open to the idea of improving a federal background checks system for gun purchases.

People UNICEF has warned that global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high
Author: 0 UNICEF has warned that global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high

One in every 22 babies dies in Pakistan, one in every 24 in CAF, and one in every 25 in Afghanistan. Next was the Central African Republic with 42.3 newborn deaths, followed by Afghanistan with 40 and Somalia with 38.8. Against the average NMR of 27 for low-income countries, the average for high-income countries is 3. According to the report, eight of the 10 most risky places to be born are sub-Saharan Africa, where pregnant women are much less likely to receive assistance during delivery ...

People David Davis: Brexit won't mean worse health and safety standards
Author: 0 David Davis: Brexit won't mean worse health and safety standards

Britain has significantly lowered its expectations for Brexit, giving few assurances other than that it is unlikely it will end in "Mad Max-style dystopia". Senior cabinet ministers are to meet at Chequers later this week to attempt once again to thrash out the government's position as it prepares to enter the next phase of Brexit negotiations on the shape of a new trade deal.

People Iran told to recover cost of war in Syria
Author: 0 Iran told to recover cost of war in Syria

The Israeli military claimed that it had attacked positions inside the Syrian territory after it intercepted a drone launched from Syria on Saturday. At a panel discussion in Moscow attended by Zarif, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov openly criticized Tehran for its threats to destroy Israel.

People Seventh grader shoots self at Stark County's Jackson Memorial Middle School
Author: 0 Seventh grader shoots self at Stark County's Jackson Memorial Middle School

All four elementary schools in the district will remain closed Tuesday. Scene at Jackson Township Middle School. Students are in the process of being released to their parents. Both the high school and middle school were placed on lockdown, local affiliate Fox 8 News reported. I love you just in case. Multiple sources told KTLA sister station WJW in Cleveland that bomb-sniffing dogs were sent to the school to search the campus amid fears that the student may have had explosives in ...

People 'It's guns like this that takes away lives'
Author: 0 'It's guns like this that takes away lives'

Pappalardo, 50, said he has been a fierce gun advocate for over 30 years - and even has a Second Amendment tattoo on his arm, but after the Valentine's Day shooting he wondered why high-powered weapons are legal. He said: "And that was five years ago now". "Look at the picture of those victims". Is that right more important?' Using the hashtag #OneLess , Mr Pappalardo said he wanted to ensure the weapon will never be able to take a life as he sawed off the barrel of the gun.

People Missing Uber, Lyft driver found alive in LA hospital
Author: 0 Missing Uber, Lyft driver found alive in LA hospital

Thiede has not been seen or heard from since, and his family is concerned for his safety, according to authorities. She said someone called 911 from his phone at 2:32 p.m. Update: The Los Angeles Police Department reports they have located Joshua Thiede's auto in Koreatown. "We are just extremely happy that he is alive", she said.

People Winter Olympics medal count 2018: Norway running away with overall lead
Author: 0 Winter Olympics medal count 2018: Norway running away with overall lead

The New York Times laid some of the blame for poor attendance at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang , South Korea , on President Trump's "fire and fury" remarks in response to repeated missile launches by North Korea. Radunske, Plante, Dalton, forward Michael Swift of Peterborough, Ont., and defencemen Bryan Young of Ennismore, Ont., and Eric Regan of Whitby, Ont., are six of the seven foreign-born members of the South Korean men's hockey team.

People Clapper on Russia Threat: Trump 'Never Talks About That'
Author: 0 Clapper on Russia Threat: Trump 'Never Talks About That'

The indictments come as part of Mueller's inquiry into Russian meddling in the election, where he's examining any potential ties between Trump campaign associates and Russia . Trump has repeatedly denied any collusion. There are " more shoes to drop", Clapper predicted, adding that "the big revelation to me" from Mueller's indictment "was never before have we seen an effort like this mounted by the Russians".

People Significant Rainfall Expected In Region
Author: 0 Significant Rainfall Expected In Region

Grab your umbrella. Meteorologists are forecasting between 20 and 30 millimetres of rain by Wednesday. A fog advisory is also in effect for Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills. This is below Environment Canada's criterion for rainfall warning when the ground is frozen. But since mild temperatures are rapidly melting snow, the addition of rain is expected to cause water ponds to form in poorly drained areas.

People Russian involvement in US elections: Probe looking at Kushner foreign business contacts
Author: 0 Russian involvement in US elections: Probe looking at Kushner foreign business contacts

This interest has caused an expansion of the investigation, which will now look at Kushner's conversations with foreign business leaders, and his efforts to encourage them to invest in his family's organization. He said he was ready to cooperate fully with the investigation of spectracolor Robert Mueller , and, according to some, could testify against the President trump and other members of the U.S.

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