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People Oklahoma wildfires kill 2, threat increasing
Author: 0 Oklahoma wildfires kill 2, threat increasing

Firefighters took the opportunity as winds remained steady to intentionally set one woman's field ablaze, in an effort to reduce the available fuel whenever the winds do decide to shift, which has happened overnight multiple times since the fire sparked last Thursday.

People Douma visit postponed after gunfire at experts
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After they were fired upon, the team members retreated to Damascus. "I shall only consider such deployment following approval" by a United Nations security team "and provided that our team can have unhindered access to the sites", Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons chief Ahmet Uzumcu said.

People Trump Raises US Prisoners Issue Ahead Of Meeting With Kim Jong
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Also, many have acknowledged that current U.S. north Korean policy is somewhat of a sour apple for these talks since it "is centered on the imposition of crippling sanctions, backed by the threat of military action - what the administration calls its "maximum pressure campaign".

People Germany's Merkel to visit Trump later this month
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Officials in Berlin and Paris both express confidence that they will find a common stance before an European Union summit in late June. France and Germany, which account for around half of the eurozone's output, are essential to the reform drive.

People UP: Father 'gifts' daughter to friends, then they gangrape her
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The two men convinced the woman to get on a bike with them and took her to another man's house. Opinion | Do men see women only as daughters or sexual objects? "She filed a complaint the next day after which one of the accused was arrested while, the victim's father and another aide were on the lam", th senior officer said.

People Stormy Daniels' lawyer mulling suing Trump directly for defamati
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Before the 2016 election, Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , admitted to paying Daniels $130,000 from his own pocket as part of a hush agreement. "Melania is my rock and foundation, and I wouldn't be the man I am today without her by my side", Trump wrote. The nature of the probe has not been revealed.

People Miguel Diaz-Canel Succeeds Castro Dynasty as Cuban President
Author: 0 Miguel Diaz-Canel Succeeds Castro Dynasty as Cuban President

He was the only candidate. Raul Castro pointed out that the new Constitution will not have changes in the strategic objective of the work of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), the ruling body of society and the State. Raul has been in power since 2006, when he took over after illness sidelined Fidel. But he has also defended academics and bloggers who became targets of hard-liners, leading some to describe him a potential advocate for greater openness in a system intolerant of virtually ...

People Former Texas emergency operator jailed for hanging up on thousands of calls
Author: 0 Former Texas emergency operator jailed for hanging up on thousands of calls

The operator said " Houston 911, do you need medical, police or fire?" During that time, she systematically hung up on people who were trying to report emergencies. The engineer was forced to call back, and by the time responders arrived the clerk had died. The Harris County deputies arrested Williams and charged her with interference with emergency phone calls.

People Israel pulls F-15s from USA exercise amid border tensions
Author: 0 Israel pulls F-15s from USA exercise amid border tensions

That consensus is probably correct , but if it was Israel, it had nothing to do with Assad's chemical weapons attack the day before. Israel has cancelled the planned participation of its Boeing F-15 strike aircraft at a Red Flag Alaska-series exercise in the US next month, after air force commanders decided that all its frontline fighters should remain at their bases to meet potential hostilities.

People Death of HR McMaster's father at Philadelphia senior care facility under investigation
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Army officer, died April 13 at Cathedral Village continuing care retirement facility. Police are investigating the death as suspicious and have obtained a search warrant for the retirement community. Cathedral Village says it's cooperating with the investigation and completing its own internal investigation. According to sources, the medical examiners office, the district attorney and the attorney general's office are also involved in the investigation.

People Early voting for the 2018 primary now underway
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Xpress will publish a voter guide for the sheriff and DA races in our Wednesday, April 25, edition, and a guide for the races for county commission and U.S. May I register and vote at an early voting location? Yes. Previously, voters had to figure out what precinct they were located in on a separate ballot sheet.

Author: 0 Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Expected to Earn FY2019 Earnings of $3.41 Per Share

Its shares touched $47.13 on during the last trading session after 1.01% change.Currently Oracle Corporation is uptrending after 1.20% change in last April 18, 2017. Shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY ) are trading -3.68% downward from the 52-week high mark and 31.50% above from the fifty two-week low mark.

People Netanyahu on Israel's 70th Anniversary
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Embassy to Jerusalem next month. Tagging Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the post, Trump thanked the Israeli people and declared the U.S. The celebrations continue today as millions of Israelis enjoy outdoor activities, family events and barbecues. The controversial step has infuriated the Palestinians, who claim part of Jerusalem for the capital of a future state and have now rejected USA mediation in efforts to resume long-stalled peace talks with Israel.

People Jacinda Ardern 'infuriated' by comparisons to Donald Trump
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The NBC interview said the partnership between Ardern and her conservative deputy prime minister, Winston Peters , was equivalent to the USA politicians Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz teaming up to govern. NotPetya caused widespread damage and disruption to computer systems around the world in June 2017. In an annual report late past year, New Zealand's GCSB estimated there had been 122 local incidents - about a third of the 396 serious incidents recorded by the security centre - which had ...

People Governor Touches Woman's Cheek, Lands In Trouble
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It was then that he allegedly patted her on the cheek. Purohit had kicked up a huge row on Tuesday when he patted the journalist on her cheek "patronisingly", apparently to diplomatically avoid replying to a question asked by her. The governor should have apologised not for "hurting the journalist's feelings", but for breaking the law, being patriarchal, for breaching professional decorum, and for bringing disrepute to his own office.

People Rayon reach group stage of CAF Confed Cup in historic feat
Author: 0 Rayon reach group stage of CAF Confed Cup in historic feat

Of the four Nigerian representatives in the Playoff Round, only Enyimba progressed, with the People's Elephant advancing on away goals after holding PSL champions Bidvest Wits 0-0 at home. However, the penalty was saved by Kyle Peters following Oladapo's attempt and Ifeanyi Anaemena only struck the side-netting from the rebound. Al Hilal won the first leg in Sudan 2-0 and took the lead in the second leg, before Akwa United fought back to score three goals .

People Hudson Valley gets failing grades on air quality
Author: 0 Hudson Valley gets failing grades on air quality

Up until last year's "State of the Air" report, Toledo's county had always gotten an F - as seven OH counties continued to do last year, including the counties for Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, and Canton. While the region saw a slight decrease in unhealthy days for ozone, there was an increase in particulate matter pollution, which causes higher rates of asthma and lung cancer, decreased lung function in children, and increased hospital admissions and premature death due to heart attacks ...

People Syracuse University fraternity suspended over 'extremely racist' video
Author: 0 Syracuse University fraternity suspended over 'extremely racist' video

In another section of the video, a person yells at two others with anti-Semitic language, telling the "f*ckin' k*kes" to "get in the f*ckin' showers", the paper reported. The Daily Orange released one of the videos Wednesday on YouTube, a skit that shows racist and sexist acts. "At this time , all evidence has been turned over to the Department of Public Safety, which has launched a formal investigation to identify individuals involved and to take additional legal and disciplinary action".

People Queen Wants Son To Head Commonwealth
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Royal commentator Alastair Bruce told Sky News it sounded like Dr Muscat has been "paving the way" for Prince Charles to take over from the Queen . Charles, 69, told Commonwealth leaders the body had been "a fundamental feature of my life for as long as I can remember". "The Australian government's position is that the head of the Commonwealth should continue to be the king or queen of the United kingdom".

People OPCW investigators enter Syrian town of Douma
Author: 0 OPCW investigators enter Syrian town of Douma

The Syrian government denied the allegations, which could not be independently verified. "We stress that the momentum of the current situation must be used to reinvigorate the process of finding a political solution to the situation in Syria..." At the second site, "the team came under small arms fire and an explosive was detonated", OPCW says.

People This Poll Is Extremely Bad News for Ted Cruz
Author: 0 This Poll Is Extremely Bad News for Ted Cruz

Both O'Rourke and Cruz predictably raked in the majority of voters from their respective political parties, but it's the Democratic challenger that leads when it comes to Independents, 51-37 percent. One problem for O'Rourke is that 53% of Texans don't know enough to form an opinion of him according to today's poll. But when voters were asked which candidate they thought would do a better job on specific - the economy, taxes, healthcare, immigration, and gun policy - voters consistently ...

People Taxpayers have until midnight Wednesday to file their taxes
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To be sure, President Trump took to Twitter to tout the economy and his sweeping tax cuts . The Center estimated that 5 percent of taxpayers would pay more tax in 2018, 9 percent in 2025 and 53 percent in 2027. Feeling better? Well, if not, compare Arizona's tax freedom date with that of New York's, which at May 14th has the latest date of the year. The analysis also found those companies were spending "36 times as much on stock buybacks as they are spending on workers' bonuses and ...

Author: 0 SC rules out investigation into Judge Loya's death

His family had already said that the death was natural and they have no reason to doubt it. The Supreme Court in its verdict said that statement of the lower judges, who accompanied Justice Loya during his death can not be doubted. "Political rivalries should be settled in that great hall of democracy..." "The people will continue to question [the cause of death of Judge Loya] and continue to question the Supreme Court's judgment".

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Author: 0 "Ghost" of demonetisation has returned to haunt govt: Chidambaram

Initial impact of cash crunch was felt across Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Bihar, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The finance ministry did not explain the sudden increase in demand for cash , and did not immediately respond to a request for additional comment.

People US Senate Passes Law To Allow Senators Bring Babies Into Chamber
Author: 0 US Senate Passes Law To Allow Senators Bring Babies Into Chamber

But she expressed concern about the complex and strict Senate rules, which might impact her ability to do so while caring for - and breastfeeding - her newborn. Rules and Administration Committee chair Roy Blunt, Republican from Missouri, and ranking Democrat Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, have sent a proposed rule to the full Senate that would allow babies up to a year old on the floor.

People Cat gets new home after trekking 12 miles to family that rejected him
Author: 0 Cat gets new home after trekking 12 miles to family that rejected him

A loyal cat missed the family that gave him away, so he escaped and walked 12 miles back home. They then took Toby to an animal shelter, and asked that the cat get euthanized. SPCA of Wake County wrote in a Facebook post. According to the SPCA, Toby was welcomed into a new home with three siblings - two human and one feline.

People WATCH Video of Quake Aftermath Near Nuclear Plant in Iran
Author: 0 WATCH Video of Quake Aftermath Near Nuclear Plant in Iran

Various magnitudes are normal following a temblor. However as many as 10 million people felt some level of shaking due to the quake, CSEM-EMSC said. At Bahrain, an island kingdom persons on media, off Saudi Arabia said the quake was felt by them and evacuated from high-rise buildings. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damages at the nuclear plant, which is the only operating nuclear power station in the Islamic Republic.

People Judge holds Kobach in contempt in voter registration lawsuit Featured
Author: 0 Judge holds Kobach in contempt in voter registration lawsuit Featured

It's one of several lawsuits challenging a 2011 Kansas law, introduced by Kobach, which requires proof of citizenship in order to complete voter registration. "Talk is cheap, and his actions speak louder than his word", he said. "Any further remedies shall be deferred until after the Court issues its post-trial findings of fact and conclusions of law", wrote Robinson.

People President Kovind calls Kathua incident 'shameful' for Indian society
Author: 0 President Kovind calls Kathua incident 'shameful' for Indian society

And the security of our children is the greatest success of our society. While addressing a sixth convocation ceremony at the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi he said though India is about to complete 70 years of Independence, it is "shameful" to watch Indian society has turned into, DC reported.