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Mom Accused of Using Taser to Wake Up Son for Church

Mom Accused of Using Taser to Wake Up Son for Church Sharon's son is now being cared for by relatives - and his mom says she hopes he has learned his lesson. But almost two hours later, the teen insisted on staying home with his friends , Dobbins said. According to court documents , there were two bumps on his leg where the device was used, but he did not complain of any pain. Dobbins, who appeared in court and was ordered not to have any contac... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom to impose world's 'toughest' ivory ban

United Kingdom to impose world's 'toughest' ivory ban It follows a Government consultation in which 88 per cent of the 70,000 people who responded said they would welcome a ban. Elephant populations are at a tipping point with the species facing extinction due to the ivory poaching crisis which is killing at least 20,000 elephants each year. [Full Article...]

Acting CFPB Head Calls on Congress to Reduce Agency Powers

Acting CFPB Head Calls on Congress to Reduce Agency Powers As a congressman, Mulvaney proposed legislation to eliminate the bureau, calling it a "sick, sad" joke. In the agency's report to Congress , Mulvaney suggested four major changes, all of which would limit the CFPB's authority and independence. [Full Article...]

Co-designer of deadly waterslide arrested at DFW Airport

Co-designer of deadly waterslide arrested at DFW Airport Schooley was charged last week with second-degree murder , aggravated battery and aggravated endangering of a child. Also indicted in the case on multiple criminal charges is former park operations director Tayler Austin Miles and a co-owner of the Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts, Jeffrey Wayne Henry. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says he will use military to protect United States border

Donald Trump says he will use military to protect United States border The president's tweets do not always lead to a new policy, but on Monday afternoon the White House announced Mr. Trump's new push for legislation to make it more hard to enter and stay in the United States illegally. He has demanded a halt to the caravan in a series of tweets. At the same time, the Trump administration is crafting legislation to make it harder for refugees to gain asylum in ... [Full Article...]

Trump trade adviser does not see US-China tariff response 'spiral'

Trump trade adviser does not see US-China tariff response 'spiral' China said late on Sunday it will slap an extra 15 percent tariff on ethanol imports from the United States, as part of its response to USA duties on aluminium and steel imports. "There is no other market that can take that kind of volume", said Mark Powers, the president of Northwest Horticultural Council. With Trump's already tough stance on Sino-US bilateral trade, Taiwan, and the South Chi... [Full Article...]

California Crash That Killed Hart Family Believed To Be Intentional

California Crash That Killed Hart Family Believed To Be Intentional The SUV's speedometer was also pinned at 90 miles per hour, though it " s no guarantee the vehicle was going that fast during the crash. The search continued for three more children believed to have been in the vehicle when it went over a coastal overlook and landed on rocks in the Pacific Ocean below. [Full Article...]

Anti-Muslim fliers seen online prompt extra patrols by Portland police

Anti-Muslim fliers seen online prompt extra patrols by Portland police Last month counter-terrorism police began an investigation after people across the country reported receiving a shocking letter advocating violence against Muslims. The Portland Police Bureau said they know of no direct threats against anyone and that no one has been targeted. "The people here are wonderful and we have a real sense of unity within the community", he said. [Full Article...]

ESPN predictions for the Final Four: Who will play for the title?

ESPN predictions for the Final Four: Who will play for the title? Who will win? Who will advance to Monday's national title game? "He deserved it, he won the championship", Matthews said. We have to keep them honest with catch and shoot. MI pulled away late to be beat Loyola 69-57, and then the Wildcats blew out the Jayhawks 95-79 in a game that was never close. "I'll have to watch the game, but yeah, obviously they played the drive better", said Wagner, who... [Full Article...]

North Korea's Kim pushes cultural diplomacy with South Korea

North Korea's Kim pushes cultural diplomacy with South Korea How North Koreans would react to Red Velvet was particularly the focus of keen media attention in South Korea. During Sunday's performance at the packed 1,500-seat East Pyongyang Grand Theater, North Korean concertgoers - most of the men in dark suits but some women in colorful traditional "hanbok" dresses - waved their hands from their seats when the South Korean stars joined together to ... [Full Article...]

Mueller has authority to probe Trump campaign boss

Van der Zwaan pleaded guilty in February to lying to federal investigators about his contacts with Trump campaign official Rick Gates and that Gates had spoken with an unidentified individual. The lawyers for Mueller made no specific recommendation for van der Zwaan's sentence, but stressed the need for people to not lie or withhold evidence in government investigations. [Full Article...]

One person hospitalized after an apartment catches fire in Hampton

One person hospitalized after an apartment catches fire in Hampton Smoke was billowing from the 2nd floor when the firefighters arrived. Crews were able to bring the flames under control in about 15 minutes. The resident firefighters rescued from the fire was transported to a local hospital and is displaced from their Paula Maria Village apartment. [Full Article...]

Russian ambassador to Ireland to host briefing on Skripal case

Russian ambassador to Ireland to host briefing on Skripal case Mr Lavrov also issued fresh denials at the news conference on Monday. "This decision to expel an Irish diplomat is regrettable", the spokesman said. Claiming that the substance used in the attack had been a Novichok-class nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union, London rushed to accuse Russian Federation of being involved in the incident. [Full Article...]

3 officers among 5 injured in Pak shelling

3 officers among 5 injured in Pak shelling Sepoy Mustapure Shubham Suryakant was a courageous and honest soldier.The nation will always remain indebted to him for his supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty. On March 18, five members of a family were killed and two others injured when a mortar shell fired from across the LoC hit a residential house in Balakote sector of Poonch district . [Full Article...]

IAF chopper crash-lands near Kedarnath, all safe with minor injuries

IAF chopper crash-lands near Kedarnath, all safe with minor injuries ANI reported that the helicopter caught fire following the collision with the iron girder while trying to land at a helipad. The crash was attributed to the disengagement of the helicopter's tail rotor. Mi-17 V5, an upgrade of Mi-17 in the medium-lift category, is fitted with more powerful engines that enhance its payload carriage capability at higher altitudes. [Full Article...]

Marital rape an injustice, must be criminalised: Gujarat High Court

Marital rape an injustice, must be criminalised: Gujarat High Court On Monday, the Gujarat High Court partly quashed an FIR filed against a doctor by his wife on multiple charges, one of them being marital rape . "The husband can not be prosecuted for the offence of rape punishable under Section 376 of the IPC at the instance of his wife as the marital rape is not covered under Section 375 of IPC, which provides that sexual intercourse or sexual acts by a m... [Full Article...]

IISc best institution, IIT-M best engineering college: HRD ministry rankings

IISc best institution, IIT-M best engineering college: HRD ministry rankings The results of the ranking were released by the MHRD minister Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi on Tuesday. Bengaluru's Indian Institute of Science ( IISc ) has topped the overall category list, followed by Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay at second and third rank respectively. [Full Article...]

Erdogan, Putin launch construction of Turkey's first nuclear plant

Erdogan, Putin launch construction of Turkey's first nuclear plant The project is 100% financed by the Russian side and, according to the signed intergovernmental agreement, at least 51% of its shares should belong to Russian companies. "As a result of the construction license process, an important step in the project started almost three years ago, being completed.it has been decided by TAEK to grant a construction license for the construction of the first unit ... [Full Article...]

SC/ST act 'dilution': Top court to hear Centre's plea at 2 pm

SC/ST act 'dilution': Top court to hear Centre's plea at 2 pm The nation wide protests left close to a dozen deaths and many were left injured in sporadic incidents of violence that were reported across several states. Trains have been blocked in several areas. "We have said that innocents should not be penalised". In a bid to protect honest public servants discharging bonafide duties from being blackmailed with false cases under the SC/ST Act , the ape... [Full Article...]

Russian governor resigns over deadly mall fire

Russian governor resigns over deadly mall fire The Kremlin said Putin had accepted the resignation. The fire, which swept through a cinema complex and a children's play area in the Winter Cherry mall in the city of Kemerovo last Sunday, was one of the deadliest since the Soviet Union broke up in 1991. [Full Article...]


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