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China appoints US-trained economist head of central bank

China appoints US-trained economist head of central bank An economist, Yi spent 14 years in the United States completing his doctorate at the University of IL and teaching at Indiana University, experience that puts him at ease when it comes to able mingling with foreign central bank and economic officials who were accustomed to the engaging Zhou. [Full Article...]

Ek Do Teen from 'Baaghi 2'

Ek Do Teen from 'Baaghi 2' The recreated track has been sung by Shreya Ghoshal and composed by Sandeep Shirodkar whereas the original was penned by Javed Akhtar, Sung by Alka Yagnik and composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal. It made it lot easier for me when I understood that it is not possible. Madhuri Dixit's iconic ' Ek Do Teen' is back and how! "This is honestly, more than anything, a tribute to an incredible and iconic ... [Full Article...]

Ilford school goes into lock-down following hoax bomb threat

Ilford school goes into lock-down following hoax bomb threat Other faith schools were also targeted, with a Catholic girls' school in the Midlands evacuated, and police said the threats were sent across the United Kingdom, with several schools as far north as Northumbria reporting the hoax. Hundreds of schools across the country are believed to have been targeted by the email - including three in Cumbria. At 11.10am the Metropolitan Police tweeted: 'Polic... [Full Article...]

Nine-year-old United States boy kills sister, 13, over video game

Nine-year-old United States boy kills sister, 13, over video game Saturday and learned that the boy shot the girl in the back of the head after she wouldn't give him the controller. Such accidents are not rare in the United States, where the debate on gun control rages on. We want to make sure we're doing everything correctly. "That's why I'm not too fast to say anything because there are juveniles involved". A crime scene tape is seen in this undated photo. [Full Article...]

Putin on track for shoo-in victory

Putin on track for shoo-in victory The voting projection, by pollster VTsIOM, put Communist party challenger Pavel Grudinin in second place with 11.2 percent. Opposition activists and the non-governmental election monitoring group Golos reported voting irregularities. The 65-year-old former KGB officer used an otherwise lackluster presidential campaign to emphasize Russia's role as a major world power, boasting of its "invincible... [Full Article...]

United Airlines has third dog-related mishap in a week

The flight attendant later insisted that she did not understand that an animal was inside the bag. IT'S not a great week to be flying with United Airlines if you're travelling with your pet. A dog has died on a United Airlines flight after a member of the cabin crew ordered the animal be put in the plane's overhead locker. The pet has been safely delivered to its owner. [Full Article...]

At least 70 homes and businesses destroyed by ferocious Tathra bushfires

At least 70 homes and businesses destroyed by ferocious Tathra bushfires Mr Spindler, a former SES volunteer, says he's "eternally grateful" to the emergency services who helped his family survive Sunday's fire. In Victoria, about 800 people reported to five relief centres and more than 400 people asked for help from the State Emergency Service as fires burned over the weekend. [Full Article...]

Fourth Snow Storm Expected to Miss Hudson Valley

Fourth Snow Storm Expected to Miss Hudson Valley On the northern side of the storm, heavy snow fell around Denver, with anywhere from 5 to 10 inches overnight in the metro area. With the variations in the path of this storm, certain cities in the Valley will not be impacted by it, while others will see the rain/snow mix off and on throughout Tuesday and even into Wednesday . [Full Article...]

Lalu Yadav convicted in 4th fodder scam, Jagannath Mishra acquitted

Lalu Yadav convicted in 4th fodder scam, Jagannath Mishra acquitted In 2013, Prasad was convicted in the first fodder scam case involving withdrawal of Rs 37.7 crore from the Chaibasa treasury and sentenced to five years in jail . The court, however, acquitted Jagannath Mishra in the case. The Rashtriya Janata Dal chief is already serving a jail term of 13.5 years in three fodder cases in the Birsa Munda jail of Ranchi . [Full Article...]

Jokowi Mentions Trade War in ASEAN-Australia Special Summit

Jokowi Mentions Trade War in ASEAN-Australia Special Summit The Asean-Australia Special Summit comprises three sessions, namely the Asean-Australia Leaders' Summit, the Asean-Australia Business Summit and the Asean-Australia Counter-Terrorism Conference. Now that the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact is signed, Mr Turnbull is expected to urge leaders to get behind a "high quality" Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership deal. [Full Article...]

Kim has 'given his word' on nukes, South Korean diplomat says

Kim has 'given his word' on nukes, South Korean diplomat says The summit, expected to take place in a few months, would represent the first time a US president has met a North Korean leader - either Kim or his father or grandfather - and is part of an overall strategy to dismantle that nation's rapidly advancing nuclear weapons program. [Full Article...]

Teacher wins worldwide million-dollar prize for her commitment to her students

Teacher wins worldwide million-dollar prize for her commitment to her students Ms Zafirakou was feted by an audience of more than 2,000 education, entertainment, business and government leaders in a lavish ceremony at Atlantis, The Palm hosted by South African comedian and host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah . Because of the large migrant population in her borough, she has learnt basic phrases in 35 languages, so she can speak with all the pupils at the school. [Full Article...]

Turkish army takes control of Afrin center

Turkish army takes control of Afrin center With the capture of Kafr Batna and parts of Saqba, rebels still control the towns of Arbeen, Zamalka, Ein Tarma and Jobar on the southern edge of eastern Ghouta . The Syrian army said recently it had captured 70 percent of Eastern Ghouta, after splitting the area into sections to facilitate the battle against various militant groups there. [Full Article...]

Uber, Ola drivers to join nationwide strike on Monday

Uber, Ola drivers to join nationwide strike on Monday Talking about the same Sanjay Naik of Maharashtra Navnirman Vahatuk Sena told ANI, "We demand that Ola and Uber taxis agree to the laws by which the yellow-black taxis are run". In Hyderabad , however, cab drivers chose to register their protest differently instead of striking work. According to latest media reports, other taxi unions such as Mumbai Taximen's Union have also joined the s... [Full Article...]

Rahul slams PM vows to galvanise Congress

Rahul slams PM vows to galvanise Congress At the same time, he stressed the need to break the wall between the Congress workers and the leaders. He said there will be space not only for the youth in the Congress but also for those from outside as it is his dream to build up the Congress that was 70-80 years ago when anyone of the leaders, be it Mahatma Gandhi , Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patel of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad run the country... [Full Article...]

Lok Sabha disrupted for 11th day as protests continue

Lok Sabha disrupted for 11th day as protests continue TDP, YSR Congress, TRS and AIADMK continued their noisy protests over various issues, including the banking scam and special status for Andhra Pradesh . Lok Sabha too has been adjourned till 12 noon amidst ruckus. After the listed papers were tabled, Chairman Naidu expressed anguish saying the House has not functioned ever since it resumed on March 5 after recess during the Budget session. [Full Article...]

Three package bombs explode in Austin, Texas, killing two

Three package bombs explode in Austin, Texas, killing two Mason has been described as a talented musician who had been accepted into the University of Texas Butler School of Music. Police are still investigating the cause of the explosion and advised that people living within a half-mile radius of the explosion to stay indoors until "at least daylight". [Full Article...]

Putin dismisses claims Russian Federation was involved in spy's poisoning as 'nonsense'

Putin dismisses claims Russian Federation was involved in spy's poisoning as 'nonsense' Britain, with support of its allies, has blamed Russian Federation for the incident. But 70 is also a number that may hang over Putin's next six years. "They are using everything: schools, kindergartens, hospitals - the battle for the turnout is unprecedented", said Roizman, one of the rare opposition politicians to hold a significant elected office. [Full Article...]

Seton Hall Covers Spread vs. Kansas on Buzzer-Beating Three Pointer

Seton Hall Covers Spread vs. Kansas on Buzzer-Beating Three Pointer Seton Hall won 22 games during an up and down season. "You're trying to let the flow of the game come to you instead of playing in it and being aggressive.' At that point, I changed my mindset", Newman said. The center, who started the second half in place of Mitch Lightfoot , exploded off the floor to hammer in a two-handed jam. The senior KU guard jumped the pass, and pushed the ball ahead... [Full Article...]

'I don't think he ran against me the entire time'

'I don't think he ran against me the entire time' While Lamb did note on several occasions he was not supporting Pelosi, she doesn't believe that was a major pillar of his campaign. "I just wanted him to win", Pelosi said, adding that she didn't think Lamb coming out against her had that much impact on the race. [Full Article...]


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