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People Rep. Elizabeth Esty won't seek re-election amid office harassment controversy
Author: 0 Rep. Elizabeth Esty won't seek re-election amid office harassment controversy

In a statement issued Monday afternoon, Esty said, "I went into public service to fight for equality, justice, and fairness". Esty, a three-term Democrat from a prosperous district in north-west CT, had faced increasing pressure to step down after it was revealed by the Washington Post that she had kept a former top aide, John Baker, on staff after he made death threats to a former co-worker.

People Local Sinclair Staff Trash Must-Run 'Propaganda' Segments
Author: 0 Local Sinclair Staff Trash Must-Run 'Propaganda' Segments

The video compiled by the website Deadspin presents local anchors reciting from the same script, which in part echoes President Trump's criticism of news organizations. This national message from Sinclair comes as regulators are considering whether to approve its almost $4 billion deal to acquire Tribune Media Co.

People The Chinese station
Author: 0 The Chinese station "Tiangong-1" today, will fall to the Ground

It's been hard to predict the precise moment when Tiangong-1 will re-enter Earth's atmosphere, and where it will break up into pieces before it lands. Scientists who were monitoring the space station had previously forecasted that Tainagong-1 will burn up and will bring slight risk to humans. Many Western space experts think China has lost control of the station.

People Singaporean manufacturing PMIs rebounds in March
Author: 0 Singaporean manufacturing PMIs rebounds in March

The PMI, a summary indicator of Chinese businesses used to gauge business activity and sentiment, grew 1.2 points to 51.5 in March, where 50 denotes no-growth and sub-50 means contraction. Those that saw a slower rate of expansion were input prices and employment. The March's reading signalled a modest improvement in the health of the sector, which was the weakest since November previous year.

People Brad: Strong storm chances Tuesday night
Author: 0 Brad: Strong storm chances Tuesday night

A warm front will lift north across Missouri and IL late tonight , pulling in much warmer, more unstable air to the region. However, we will see changes late in the afternoon into the evening as a cold front approaches our area from the northwest.

People SpaceX cargo mission to launch to space station
Author: 0 SpaceX cargo mission to launch to space station

On Wednesday, International Space Station crew members will use the station's robotic arm to reach out and capture the Dragon spacecraft and attach it to its orbiting laboratory. The study is created to test the effects of microgravity on the synthesis and deployment of five different therapeutic compounds. As usual, the cargo vessel will carry a combination of supplies, equipment and science experiments to the space station.

People Oklahoma public schools close as thousands of teachers strike
Author: 0 Oklahoma public schools close as thousands of teachers strike

Fallin signed legislation last week increasing taxes on cigarettes, fuel and oil and gas production to provide teachers with raises of about $6,100, or 15 to 18 percent. But for educators who had not seen a base salary raise in over ten years, the partial concession was not enough to dissuade Monday's planned walkout.

People Ball-tampering row: David Warner's wife blames herself for husband's crisis
Author: 0 Ball-tampering row: David Warner's wife blames herself for husband's crisis

Warner was one of three players hit with lengthy bans in the wake of the Cape Town ball-tampering saga, given a 12-month suspension from all worldwide cricket and Australian domestic cricket. Warner broke down in tears as he read out a prepared statement: "To the fans and the lovers of the game who have supported and inspired me on my journey as a cricketer, I want to sincerely apologise for betraying your trust in me".

People Netanyahu suspends Israel-UN deal on resettling African migrants
Author: 0 Netanyahu suspends Israel-UN deal on resettling African migrants

According to interior ministry figures, there are now some 42,000 African migrants in Israel , half of them children, women or men with families, who were not facing immediate deportation. The border has since been strengthened, all but ending illegal crossings. "These understandings will allow the removal of more migrants from Israel than in the previous plan, and under United Nations and the global community's auspices", a statement said.

People Boy Survives After Falling Into Drainage Pipe At LA Park
Author: 0 Boy Survives After Falling Into Drainage Pipe At LA Park

The Hernandez family spends a day at Griffith Park as an Easter tradition, according to the Los Angeles Times . The boy had been attending an annual Easter holiday picnic with his family and had reportedly climbed a chain-link fence in order to play in an abandoned concrete building.

People Met Eireann weather forecast for the week
Author: 0 Met Eireann weather forecast for the week

The warning, which was posted to its website is valid from Sunday, 1 April 6pm until Monday, 2 April at 12am. The warning will be in place from 6pm tomorrow until 6pm on Monday evening. Snow and sleet will hit us tonight and temperatures are expected to drop to 0 degrees. It'll be mostly dry and clear on Saturday night with lows of -2 to 3 degrees.

People Group criticises Yemen rebel missile attacks on Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Group criticises Yemen rebel missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

Additionally on Saturday, the Yemeni army's artillery unit fired missiles at gathering places of Saudi troops in several military bases in Najran. An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition near Yemen's Red Sea port of Hodeida killed at least 14 people on Monday, according to a senior health official.

People Snapshot for day 3 of the fourth Test
Author: 0 Snapshot for day 3 of the fourth Test

A streaker invades the field of play on the fourth day. QUOTE OF THE DAY: "It's got a little crack in it". The home side have injury worries over all their fast bowlers, though, with Kagiso Rabada suffering from a stiff lower back, Morkel struggling with a side strain and Vernon Philander nursing a groin problem.

People Oklahoma teachers say walkout to last Tuesday
Author: 0 Oklahoma teachers say walkout to last Tuesday

Teachers in Oklahoma are rallying for more education funding and salaries, and those in Kentucky will be marching over a controversial pension bill and the state budget. Remote locations are Remington Park, where they have provided 1,100 parking spaces, Taft Middle School, Northwest Classen High School, Douglass High School and Capitol Hill High School.

People Dalits in India hold protests against dilution of SC/ST Act
Author: 0 Dalits in India hold protests against dilution of SC/ST Act

In many other places, there have been attacks by police on protesters. Also in Meerut, over 500 Dalit youths targeted the media and broke their cameras as they were trying to photograph the protests. Noting that the Central government had already announced its decision to file a review petition against the Supreme Court verdict, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh appealed to the SC/ST community to defer its protest till the final decision on the petition comes.

People Cold front, rain chances in the forecast
Author: 0 Cold front, rain chances in the forecast

We'll be looking for a high in the low 80s during the afternoon, with cooler and breezier conditions moving in during the overnight behind the cold front. The area with the greatest risk is northwest Tennessee, although all of us could see a scattered severe storm. Lowest temperatures tonight of zero to plus 3 degrees and there will be a fresh to strong easterly wind.

People Christine Shawcroft Has Quit Labour's Ruling Body Over The Anti-Semitism Row
Author: 0 Christine Shawcroft Has Quit Labour's Ruling Body Over The Anti-Semitism Row

The Apprentice star and business magnate, who is Jewish, faced calls from shadow chancellor John McDonnell to "disown" the post and "bring people together". Mr Corbyn has been embroiled in a row over anti-Semitism within the Labour party after a Facebook comment surfaced in which he had appeared to defend a mural depicting a group of Jewish financiers and white businessmen playing a Monopoly-style game on a board balanced on the backs of people.

People El-Sisi wins in a landslide
Author: 0 El-Sisi wins in a landslide

Mr Sisi had been virtually guaranteed a landslide win, confirmed by early tallies as voting ended on Wednesday (March 28). There was only one other candidate - himself an ardent Sisi supporter - after the main challenger was arrested and other contenders halted their campaigns in January.

People Final Four recap: Villanova 95, Kansas 79
Author: 0 Final Four recap: Villanova 95, Kansas 79

The Wildcats leads the nation in points per game with 87 and rank 12th in three-point percentage with 40.1. No. 1-seeded Villanova will attempt to capture its second national championship in three years when it battles MI on Monday night in San Antonio .

People Ethan Couch, known as 'affluenza teen', released from Texas jail
Author: 0 Ethan Couch, known as 'affluenza teen', released from Texas jail

Couch, now 20, was sentenced to two years in Tarrant County jail after violating his probation conditions for a 2013 fatal drunk driving accident that killed four people and injured several others. A psychologist testifying for the defense suggested Ethan suffered from "affluenza", a term supposedly meant to indicate that because of a wealthy, affluent upbringing devoid of consequences, he wasn't capable of knowing right from wrong, or fully accepting responsibility.

People Nigerian military kills 12 Boko Haram terrorists in Maiduguri
Author: 0 Nigerian military kills 12 Boko Haram terrorists in Maiduguri

The terrorist was reportedly arrested by members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Lagos State before they were intercepted by troops of the Nigerian Army in Bauchi State on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Boko Haram has been responsible for the deaths of some 20,000 people and displacement of over two million since 2009. "They attacked two villages on the outskirts of Maiduguri".

People Malala Completes Emotional Four-Day Visit To Pakistan
Author: 0 Malala Completes Emotional Four-Day Visit To Pakistan

A smiling Yousafzai was seen with her parents at Benazir Bhutto International Airport before they boarded a plane to return to London after the four-day visit. Severely wounded, she was airlifted from one military hospital in Pakistan to another and later flown to the Great Britain for treatment. Malala, who is now studying at Oxford University, also said that she plans to return to Pakistan after completing her studies in Britain.

People South African activist Winne Mandela dies at age 81
Author: 0 South African activist Winne Mandela dies at age 81

Mandela was imprisoned throughout most of their marriage and Madikizela-Mandela's own activism against the apartheid regime led to her being imprisoned for months and spending years under house arrest. While she remained popular, particularly among young blacks, her reputation at the national and global level suffered from repeated controversies. The outspoken campaigner was known as the "Mother of the Nation" because of her struggle against white minority rule in South Africa.

People Trump vows to kill DACA deal
Author: 0 Trump vows to kill DACA deal

Trump also tweeted about canceling the North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA. His new comments on Monday followed his tweets on Easter Sunday where he lambasted Mexico for its inaction on stopping the flow of people and drugs into the United States .

People Clashes rock Kashmir, three protesters lose lives
Author: 0 Clashes rock Kashmir, three protesters lose lives

Speaking about the slain terrorists, Vaid said that all 7 militants killed in Shopian's Dragad have been identified as locals and their bodies have been claimed by their family members. But the militants refused to yield and opened fire. Officials said in Shopian locals took to roads and clashed with government forces in a bid to help militants escape.

People Centre-left wins Costa Rica poll after battle over same-sex marriage
Author: 0 Centre-left wins Costa Rica poll after battle over same-sex marriage

With about 90 percent of the votes counted, Alvarado, who had served in cabinet positions for the current president, Luis Guillermo Solis, had captured 60.6 percent, according to the country's Supreme Electoral Tribunal . Shortly after Alvarado Munoz cast his vote at a school in the capital, San Jose , the Pentecostal singer pledged to lead a government free of bias.

People British lawmakers publish evidence from Cambridge Analytica whistle-blower
Author: 0 British lawmakers publish evidence from Cambridge Analytica whistle-blower

The company, a consultant to President Donald Trump's campaign, is accused of acquiring private information from millions of Facebook users and giving its clients access to the data. "After Facebook contacted us in December 2015 we deleted all [acquired] data and took appropriate steps to ensure that any copies of the data were deleted", the company said in a statement provided to Channel 4 .

People China says Tiangong-1 space station to hit Earth on Monday
Author: 0 China says Tiangong-1 space station to hit Earth on Monday

China had said its re-entry into Earth's atmosphere would happen in late 2017 but that process was delayed, leading some experts to suggest the space laboratory was out of control . Most famously, America's 77-ton Skylab crashed through the atmosphere in 1979, spreading pieces of wreckage near the southwestern Australia city of Perth, which fined the US $400 for littering.

People China imposes tariff on 128 items of United States imports
Author: 0 China imposes tariff on 128 items of United States imports

People's Daily, China's state-controlled English media organisation said in a post on Twitter about China's imposing tariffs on 28 imports from the U.S. "Even though China and the USA have not publicly said they are in a trade war, the sparks of such a war have already started to fly", the newspaper said.

People Russian spy poisoning: Skripal friend questioned over request for porridge
Author: 0 Russian spy poisoning: Skripal friend questioned over request for porridge

Britain has insisted that the Russian government was behind the nerve agent poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter March 4 in the English city of Salisbury, a charge the Russians vehemently deny. But they gravely miscalculated the ability of Britain's intelligence services to discover the nature of the nerve agent used in the assassination attempt (Mr Skripal and his daughter have been in a coma ever since and are said to be highly unlikely to recover).

People Militants shoot and injure policeman on traffic duty in south Kashmir's Anantnag
Author: 0 Militants shoot and injure policeman on traffic duty in south Kashmir's Anantnag

Official sources said that the gunmen fired upon Mohammad Ashraf near Muran Chowk at around 4:25 pm. He was hit by a bullet in the leg and was admitted to a local hospital. "'The police has taken up investigation and case has been registered". Mr Singh was shifted to hospital for treatment while the security forces laid a cordon at both places to trace the terrorists.

People Snow To Hit Maryland On Monday
Author: 0 Snow To Hit Maryland On Monday

Monday is expected to be colder with a high of 40 degrees and a 60 percent chance of snow . Most of the accumulating snow will end up on grassy surfaces, auto tops, patio furniture, etc. The snow could be heavy that morning, 1 to 2 inches per hour between 4 and 9 a.m. The snow should wrap up from west to east by late Monday morning.