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Modi withdraws order threatening scribes over fake news

Modi withdraws order threatening scribes over fake news If a news media agency is found to be generating "fake news", its accreditation will be suspended for six months for the first violation, a year for the second violation, and permanently in case of a third violation. Malaysia passed a new law today that would punish citizens on social media or those working at a digital publication for spreading fake news with a 500,000 ringgit ($123,000) fine and... [Full Article...]

Ish Sodhi, Neil Wagner guide New Zealand to win over England

Watling, slashing at a wide delivery from Neil Wagner, and Malan chipped a ball from Colin de Grandhomme off his pads to Henry Nicholls at mid-wicket. England made the ideal start to the final day when Stuart Broad claimed wickets with the first two deliveries but the tourists were unable to winkle out the final few batsmen as the fading light cast long shadows over Hagley Oval. [Full Article...]

6 killed in MP as Dalit protesters turn violent (Night Lead)

6 killed in MP as Dalit protesters turn violent (Night Lead) The maximum deaths were reported in Madhya Pradesh, with the police saying three people were killed in Gwalior, two in Bhind and one in Morena. The rigid Hindu caste system also forces some Dalit castes into occupations which are considered unclean by the so-called higher castes, such as cleaning human excreta and disposing of dead people and animals. [Full Article...]

Karnataka minister slams BJP 'chargesheet' on crimes in state

Karnataka minister slams BJP 'chargesheet' on crimes in state However, Mr Shah declined to reveal the details of the discussion he had with the Royal family members.Mr Shah's visit to Royal family assumed importance in political circles as news was spread that efforts were made to rope in Yaduveer into BJP before the May 12 Assembly election. [Full Article...]

French train workers start strike to protest Macron labor reforms

French train workers start strike to protest Macron labor reforms Monday in France started a wave of strikes announced by the unions of railway workers, Air France , engineers and University students, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the UNN. It is often pointed out that railway strikes affect commuting and a strike longer than two weeks could unsettle the government. Unions are reacting to government plans to revamp the debt-laden and loss-... [Full Article...]

Va. transportation officials: Distracted driving an 'epidemic'

Va. transportation officials: Distracted driving an 'epidemic' The triple-a foundation for traffic safety released the poll this week. There are different types of driver distractions, including: visual (taking eyes off the road), manual (taking hands off the wheel) and cognitive (mind not on driving). [Full Article...]

Fort Worth woman shot Arkansas state trooper during traffic stop, authorities say

Fort Worth woman shot Arkansas state trooper during traffic stop, authorities say All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Police fired a second time at Kittinger, about five miles away from where the traffic stop happened. Police say Kittinger has not been charged yet. Kittinger is now at the Garland County Detention Center. Sheldon provided the story of how he became a State Trooper as part of the Arkansas State P... [Full Article...]

Sacramento Sheriff's Car Hits Protester at Stephon Clark Vigil

Sacramento Sheriff's Car Hits Protester at Stephon Clark Vigil The difference may largely come down to location: The vigil took place about 10 miles from the downtown zone where protesters have made headlines by disrupting city council meetings and National Basketball Association games over the past two weeks, closer to the Meadowview neighborhood where Clark was killed and deeper into the sheriffs' jurisdiction. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court sides with officer in Arizona police shooting case

Supreme Court sides with officer in Arizona police shooting case Fellow liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined Sotomayor in the dissent. The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in NY threw the case out, ruling that victims must show that they were specifically targeted or that the attackers meant to harm USA interests. [Full Article...]

Clarksville police looking for man who allegedly fired shots at 4 women

Clarksville police looking for man who allegedly fired shots at 4 women The owner of the auto was valid and drove it from the scene, receiving a warning about the headlight. Neither officer was injured. Jackson police are out of their cars and on the sidewalks, walking their beats. According to court records, the Egyptian man was stopped on January 11 this year by two Dubai police officers at Kentucky Fried Chicken's labour accommodation in Al Quoz - they had rece... [Full Article...]

Connecticut Rep. Elizabeth Esty announces she won't seek re-election

Connecticut Rep. Elizabeth Esty announces she won't seek re-election Esty, a Democrat from CT and an outspoken #MeToo advocate, made the announcement not to seek a fourth term in the November election days after apologizing for not protecting her employees from the male ex-chief of staff. The congresswoman admitted she had failed in properly handling the allegations leveled against Baker. The probe revealed that "the threat of violence was not an isolated inciden... [Full Article...]

Fox News sticking by Laura Ingraham despite David Hogg feud, advertiser boycott

Fox News sticking by Laura Ingraham despite David Hogg feud, advertiser boycott Last week Media Matters published a list of more than 100 Ingraham advertisers , which Hogg and other Parkland survivors urged their millions of followers to reach out to. After several companies said within the next day they'd cease advertising, Ms. Ingraham announced her vacation for the first time, prompting widespread rejoicing from left-wing groups. [Full Article...]

And The Criticism Goes Viral

And The Criticism Goes Viral John Oliver slammed Sinclair Broadcast Group on Sunday for requiring local anchors to read media-bashing promos. (A) But we're concerned about the troubling trend of irresponsible, one sided news stories plaguing our country. 'We are focused on fact-based reporting. "Local news is at the heart of Sinclair". His story recounts how many anchors chafed at the mandate, with one saying he "felt ... [Full Article...]

China's Tiangong-1 space station came down in Pacific Ocean

China's Tiangong-1 space station came down in Pacific Ocean The initial reentry estimate was 2017, but now we are finally close to the end of Tiangong-1. The Chinese lost control of the spacecraft a couple of years ago and thus could not guide it to the middle of an ocean. USA specialists at the Joint Force Space Component Command said they had used orbit analysis technology to confirm Tiangong-1's re-entry. The paper said this may leave China as... [Full Article...]

Snow follows strong storms Tuesday

Snow follows strong storms Tuesday Another cold front will stall in the gulf south by Friday giving an area of focus for showers/t-storms development through Saturday . At this time, the front is projected to move through the Nashville area between 7 p.m. The work week began Monday with a mostly cloudy sky. Wednesday and Thursday will be almost ideal days with highs in the low to mid 70s with low humidity. [Full Article...]

Malaysia's PMI slips below 50-point level again in March to 49.5

Malaysia's PMI slips below 50-point level again in March to 49.5 The PMI, based on surveys, is a leading indicator of economic activity. The higher PMI reading was attributed to a faster expansion in factory output, inventory, new orders and new exports. The only exceptions last month were Myanmar and the Philippines. In particular, manufacturing PMIs retreated for Taiwan, Vietnam, China and Indonesia. [Full Article...]

'Tired of begging': Teacher rebellion shuts down Oklahoma, Kentucky schools

'Tired of begging': Teacher rebellion shuts down Oklahoma, Kentucky schools Passage followed threats by educators to walk out of classrooms beginning Monday, following the lead of teachers in West Virginia who won a 5 percent raise after going on strike. When the Oklahoma senate voted last week to increase teacher pay, thousands of Arizona teachers gathered in Phoenix at the capitol. Teachers also oppose financing proposals for privately run, publicly finance char... [Full Article...]

SoCal Teen Who Fell Into Sewage Pipe Rescued After Frantic Search

SoCal Teen Who Fell Into Sewage Pipe Rescued After Frantic Search The search for Jesse Hernandez began around 4:30 p.m. Sunday when the fire department received reports that the boy had fallen about 25 feet (8 metres) down a pipe at the city's sprawling Griffith Park. "We maintained hope, we maintained intensity and we did not give up", Scott said. About 2,400 feet (731 meters) of pipe had been inspected when rescuers found Jesse less than a mile from wher... [Full Article...]

Smith, Warner spared wrath of Indian public: Chappell

Smith, Warner spared wrath of Indian public: Chappell According to a report on the Sydney Morning Herald , David Warner's legal team is requesting specific evidence before deciding whether or not to appeal the sanctions placed upon them by Cricket Australia . "To Cricket Australia , I apologise for my actions and the effect it has had on our game under your care and control". "I " m sure there were things he wanted to say but he just couldn'... [Full Article...]

Israel's Netanyahu Zigzags, Puts African Migrant Deal With UNHCR on Hold

Israel's Netanyahu Zigzags, Puts African Migrant Deal With UNHCR on Hold Rwanda, and possibly Uganda, were believed to have been the destination countries, according to reports, which also said the migrants' rights have been violated in the third country. Moves to expel African asylum seekers were largely popular with the right-wing government's base, which viewed them as economic migrants who had entered the country illegally in search of work. [Full Article...]


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