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People Russian Federation fails at United Nations in bid to create new Syria inquiry
Author: 0 Russian Federation fails at United Nations in bid to create new Syria inquiry

Russian Federation has vetoed a resolution that would have investigated chemical weapons use in Syria and try to figure out who was responsible for it. Syrian government forces were on high alert and taking precautionary measures at military positions across the country amid fears of a USA strike in the aftermath of the attack near Damascus.

People MT provides high school construction update to Altrusa
Author: 0 MT provides high school construction update to Altrusa

Following a pilot with two schools in January 2018, the endeavour seeking to empower teachers and enhance learning, will set up tablet-based smart labs in 28 schools, covering over 150 teachers and about 11,000 students of class 6 to 12. "That not only holds students interest but, then it really gives them a goal for coming to school and working hard and studying", said Pouncey. "And we will look at the preferences to see if we have scenarios that meet their preferences and then we're going to ...

People Donald Trump versus Xi Jinping won't have a happy ending
Author: 0 Donald Trump versus Xi Jinping won't have a happy ending

Song Zhongping, a former member of China's Second Artillery Corps, said all branches of the military had ramped up live-fire drills since Xi presided over another large-scale military parade at the Zhurihe Combined Tactics Training Base in Inner Mongolia previous year.

People Some national parks to see modest admission increase to fund infrastructure repairs
Author: 0 Some national parks to see modest admission increase to fund infrastructure repairs

The plan by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke drew widespread opposition from lawmakers and governors of both parties, who said the higher fees could exclude many Americans from enjoying national parks . "Every dollar spent to rebuild our parks will help bolster the gateway communities that rely on park visitation for economic vitality". "The public spoke, and the administration listened", said Theresa Pierno, president of the National Parks Conservation Association.

People Midland County Fire Department preparing for fire danger
Author: 0 Midland County Fire Department preparing for fire danger

After they put the fire out, a man attacked the firefighters, hitting them with blunt objects. Crews responded to a house fire in White Hall on Pristine Lane Tuesday evening. The Pontotoc County Sheriff's Department and State Fire Marshal's Office are now working to determine the cause of the fire. Just a reminder, that smoke detectors are key to early detection of a fire and lead to a significant reduction in the loss of life and property.

People Pendleton man faces 36 child sex charges after anonymous tip
Author: 0 Pendleton man faces 36 child sex charges after anonymous tip

Snide, 42, pleaded guilty to 100 counts of possessing child porn and two counts of disseminating child porn and will be sentenced June 26, court records show. Smith is also accused of molesting a child and teaching other sexual predators on how to groom and molest children. A forensic computer examiner testified today he found 16 child porn videos on one hard drive taken from a computer belong to William "Pete" Wesson.

People Imran Khan says will discuss FATA issues with army chief
Author: 0 Imran Khan says will discuss FATA issues with army chief

Pakistan Parliament speaker has ordered an inquiry into the matter. Replying a question about the formation of the caretaker setup, Khan said that all political parties should be taken on board prior to finalizing the names for the next caretaker setups for provinces and at the federal level.

People Drake Pays Twitch Streamer Ninja $5k After Losing 'Fortnite' Bet
Author: 0 Drake Pays Twitch Streamer Ninja $5k After Losing 'Fortnite' Bet

The award-winning game was first released back in July 2017 across all platforms, conceived of as a cross between Call of Duty and Minecraft . The Canadian rapper , in a visit to Tyler "Ninja" Blevins' Twitch stream of the popular video game, asked game developer and publisher Epic Games to add his "Hotline Bling" dance as an emote.

People Stormy Daniels Lawyer: Cohen Told Court He Would Plead The Fifth
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels Lawyer: Cohen Told Court He Would Plead The Fifth

Avenatti said on Twitter the news was a "a stunning development, the seriousness of which can not be overstated". "Any experienced attorney would tell a client not to be speaking to the press the day after the Federal Bureau of Investigation executes three search warrants on your homes and your offices".

People United Kingdom ministers back action to deter Syrian chemical weapon use
Author: 0 United Kingdom ministers back action to deter Syrian chemical weapon use

Senior government ministers were summoned back from a spring break to discuss the attack last week in Douma, which has sparked a tense confrontation between Western nations and Syria and its allies, led by Russian Federation. May is not obliged to win parliament's approval, but a non-binding constitutional convention to do so has been established since a 2003 vote on joining the US-led invasion of Iraq.

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Author: 0 "Backpage.com, " CEO plead Curious in Arizona, Texas and California

The Texas Attorney General's office said Backpage.com has pleaded guilty to human trafficking in Texas. The guilty pleas are the latest in a cascade of developments in the last week against the company founded by the former owners of the Village Voice in New York City, Michael Lacey, 69, and James Larkin, 68.

People Major League Baseball doles out bans, fines for Yankees-Red Sox brawl
Author: 0 Major League Baseball doles out bans, fines for Yankees-Red Sox brawl

Nothing much happened, though. "I think it's probably over with", Boone said . "The most important thing here is to keep him healthy", Cora said. That sparked an awkward follow-up in which Boston's Matt Barnes threw behind Machado, only to have Pedroia tell Machado, from the dugout, that he had nothing to do with it.

People NC incest couple, baby dead in crime scenes spanning multiple states
Author: 0 NC incest couple, baby dead in crime scenes spanning multiple states

She said Steven also told her he had killed Katie and her father. The woman's adoptive father, Anthony Fusco of Wingdale, N.Y., was killed alongside Katie Pladl. "This really bothers me a lot because nobody ever could have predicted this". Authorities identified the suicide as Steven Pladl, of Knightdale, North Carolina, who was found inside his vehicle in Dover, several miles away from the initial scene.

People Blizzard Potential, Winter Storm Watch Expands
Author: 0 Blizzard Potential, Winter Storm Watch Expands

Roads may become snow-covered and slippery. Keep a winter weather survival kit in your auto and a charged cell phone with location turned on in your auto, but don't rely on the phone to get you out of trouble.•If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle.•Consider stocking food and water if you are in a remote area of the state.•Take care of livestock and outdoor animals ahead of the storm.

People Thousands join march in Poland for Holocaust memorial
Author: 0 Thousands join march in Poland for Holocaust memorial

Only 380,000 of Poland's 3 million Jews - Europe's largest pre-war Jewish community - survived the Holocaust, according to Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial. Over a fifth of millennials in the United States have not heard of or are unsure if they have heard of the Holocaust, a study found. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum says that at least 1.3 million people were deported to the camp, run by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland, from 1940 to 1945, and 1.1 million of them were killed.

People Trump reportedly set to pardon Scooter Libby
Author: 0 Trump reportedly set to pardon Scooter Libby

Then-President George Bush commuted Libby's 30-month sentence, sparing him prison time, but didn't pardon him. Libby's 30-month sentence in the case relating to the leak of the identity of Valerie Plame , a former covert Central Intelligence Agency operative, was commuted by then-President George W.

People Seattleites say they will keep using Facebook, despite data privacy concerns
Author: 0 Seattleites say they will keep using Facebook, despite data privacy concerns

Zuckerberg said it would take " many months" to complete an audit of other apps that might also have improperly gathered or shared users' data. The Congressional hearings come almost a month after news broke that Cambridge Analytica , a data firm with ties to President Donald Trump's campaign, accessed information from as many as 87 million Facebook users without their knowledge.

People Sacha Baron Cohen to play real-life spy
Author: 0 Sacha Baron Cohen to play real-life spy

British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen is to play the role of Eli Cohen , a spy for Israel in Syria in the early 1960s, in a new Netflix series, U.S. Netflix announced on Wednesday that Cohen will star as Eli Cohen in the series, which is written and directed by and Gideon Raff . Legende Films and Alain Goldman will be producing the Netflix series.

People Jill Barta selected No. 32 by Las Vegas in WNBA Draft
Author: 0 Jill Barta selected No. 32 by Las Vegas in WNBA Draft

As a senior at SC last year, the 6-foot-5 forward averaged 22.6 points, 11.9 rebounds and 3.2 blocks and earned national Player of the Year honors. Up to that point, Wallace had led by example for Baylor, averaging 12.9 points, 5.3 assists, and 5 rebounds per game whilst picking up a unanimous All-Big 12 first team selection as well as a Big 12 All-Defensive Team selection for her trademark efforts at the other end of the court.

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