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Google celebrates 153rd birthday of Anandi Gopal Joshi

Google celebrates 153rd birthday of Anandi Gopal Joshi Her husband, Gopalrao Joshi , played an important part in her early education as he encouraged her to continue her education. At 14, Anandi gave birth to a son, but the child survived only 10 days as the necessary healthcare facilities were not available then. [Full Article...]

House honors Vietnam War veterans in new national holiday

House honors Vietnam War veterans in new national holiday Forty-five years ago, combat and combat support units withdrew from South Vietnam. The breakfast featured the recognition of veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice during the Vietnam War era. "Americans could have done better, but we make things the best we can". "Team Redstone's participation is pivotal to successfully reaching these Vietnam veterans and their families, a... [Full Article...]

Egypt's Sisi wins second term with 96.9% of vote

Egypt's Sisi wins second term with 96.9% of vote The results showed that 25 million of the eligible voters have casted their votes, and that Sisi gained 23 million of them, accounting for 97 percent of the valid votes, while Moussa obtained 3 percent of the valid votes. Moussa conceded defeat on Wednesday evening, saying he had hoped for 10 percent of the vote but knew all along that he was up against the "immense popularity" of the president. [Full Article...]

Winning numbers revealed in Friday's Mega Millions $521 million jackpot

Winning numbers revealed in Friday's Mega Millions $521 million jackpot Friday's jackpot had been growing since it was last won on January 5, 2018 at $451 million. "She doesn't let me down". Mega Millions announced Saturday morning that a ticket sold in New Jersey matched all six winning numbers. Mega Millions can be played in 44 states, the District of Columbia and the U. S. Virgin Islands, with drawings held every Tuesday and Friday night. [Full Article...]

He is right: Siddaramaiah on Amit Shah's gaffe

He is right: Siddaramaiah on Amit Shah's gaffe With the notification of the poll schedule in Karnataka, the much-awaited contest between the Congress and the BJP is set to engage the nation's attention for the next six weeks. "Amit Malviya tweeted Karnataka elections dates at 11 am". "During the fleeting glimpse, the reporter probably read the poll date May 12 correctly, but misread the date of counting as May 18 instead of May 15 . [Full Article...]

Yellow weather warning for heavy snow issued for Bank Holiday Monday

Yellow weather warning for heavy snow issued for Bank Holiday Monday Three to six inches of snow will fall Wednesday afternoon through early Thursday . Originally, the region were expected to be battered by strong northerly winds - which could have brought with it a third round of snow. But some of the European model simulations with slight tweaks to their inputs still show a period of wet snow. It will be partly sunny on Thursday , with a high temperature ne... [Full Article...]

'Serial' subject Adnan Syed a step closer to a new trial

'Serial' subject Adnan Syed a step closer to a new trial The state Court of Special Appeals upheld a lower court's decision past year to overturn Syed's conviction in the strangling of his ex-girlfriend while he was in high school, and sent his case back to a Baltimore court for retrial. On Thursday, CBS Baltimore reported that the Maryland Court of Special Appeals released its decision on the Adnan Syed v. In a dissenting opinion, Judge Kathryn... [Full Article...]

Indian government plans to sell 76 per cent stake in Air India

Indian government plans to sell 76 per cent stake in Air India The Air India disinvestment transaction will involve Air India, its low-priced arm Air India Express and Air India SATS Airport Services Pvt Ltd. As per the memorandum, the selected bidder should abide by conditions set out in the Request for Proposal (RFP) or the definitive documents to safeguard employees' interests. [Full Article...]

France players 'racially abused' in Russian Federation

France players 'racially abused' in Russian Federation Pogba , who's been struggling to get game time at United, set up Kylian Mbappe with a well-weighted through ball early and the Paris Saint-Germain promptly beat Andrey Lunev with a low shot to open the scoring on Tuesday night. However the midfielder looked to have his swagger back as he curled a 25-yard free-kick expertly over the wall and into the bottom left corner. Superstar Paul Pogba h... [Full Article...]

Special counsel: Manafort, Gates worked with Russian intelligence agent

Special counsel: Manafort, Gates worked with Russian intelligence agent Fourth, the lies and withholding of documents were material to the Special Counsel's Office's investigation. Last month, Van Der Zwaan pleaded guilty to lying to Special Counsel investigators about his conversations with President Trump's former campaign aide Rick Gates. [Full Article...]

USA exempts S.Korea from steel tariffs

USA exempts S.Korea from steel tariffs South Korean Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong announced on March 26 that the USA government's additional 25% tariff will not be applied to 2.68 million tons of South Korean steel, which is equivalent to 74% of the steel South Korea exported to the US previous year. [Full Article...]

Mitch McConnell Speaks to Lexington Chamber Group

Mitch McConnell Speaks to Lexington Chamber Group McConnell has long wanted to spur the hemp industry in Kentucky - he first supported hemp in 2014 by adding a provision to the Farm Bill, and he said it played a "foundational role" in Kentucky's agricultural heritage. He and his predecessor, Jamie Comer, have been real champions for the research and development of industrial hemp in the Commonwealth. HIA says that hemp sales on average grow... [Full Article...]

'Suspicious packages' sent to Central Intelligence Agency and USA military facilities

'Suspicious packages' sent to Central Intelligence Agency and USA military facilities He said an x-ray indicated what was suspected to be a type of fuse attached. An initial investigation determined the packages contained "potential destructive devices" and appeared to be sent by the same individual from the Seattle area, according to the press release. [Full Article...]

FIRST ALERT WEATHER: A Warm Wave for Spring Break

FIRST ALERT WEATHER: A Warm Wave for Spring Break The forecast stays a bit unsettled on Thursday , with a continuing shower chance (especially early and late). The line of storms is expected to continue moving east on Wednesday morning, but this rain will continue to be scattered leaving some areas dry. [Full Article...]

Cambridge Analytica staff 'get hurt', reveals whistleblower

Gen. Xavier Becerra joined counterparts from 33 other states in demanding Monday that Facebook explain how personal information from millions of people was used without their consent by a political consulting firm with ties to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign . [Full Article...]

California AG to sue Trump administration over 'illegal' census question

California AG to sue Trump administration over 'illegal' census question Get help with your rights to justice, equality and civil libertiesOpponents say the question will discourage immigrants from responding to the census and cause a population under count. "The Constitution requires us to count every person living in the United States, not every citizen", Galvin said. The move prompted criticism from Democrats and immigration groups and a promise by the California at... [Full Article...]

7 rebel Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs join congress party at public rally

7 rebel Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs join congress party at public rally The two Congress members were Revenue Minister Kagodu Thimmappa and Baburao Chinchansur. "After seeing the cross-voting the agent protested". They should tell the people if they are supporting the BJP or are with the poor of the state. Shah's meeting with the seer is being seen as an attempt to reach out to the Lingayats/Veeshaivas, who are numerically and politically powerful in the state and f... [Full Article...]

Two charged with anti-Semitic murder of elderly French Jewish woman: judicial source

Two charged with anti-Semitic murder of elderly French Jewish woman: judicial source He lived next door to Mrs Knoll, and regularly used to visit her, after the pair first met when he was seven. The development in the investigation of the March 23 slaying of Mirelle Kanol came with the arrest of two men on Monday, Le Figaro reported , citing a police source. [Full Article...]

Australia expelling two Russian diplomats over nerve agent attack

Australia expelling two Russian diplomats over nerve agent attack Former KGB bodyguards identified as suspects in the murder denied any involvement. It warned that there would be a tit-for-tat response to those countries "pandering to British authorities" without, Moscow claims, fully understanding what had happened. [Full Article...]

German court keeps ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont in custody

German court keeps ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont in custody Justice Ministry spokeswoman, Stephanie Krueger , said European rules stipulate that a final decision regarding the extradition of Puigdemont must be made within 60 days of his arrest. The case lands a diplomatic hot potato in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's lap less than two weeks after her new government was sworn in. After meeting with independence parties, Roger Torrent, the Catalan speak... [Full Article...]


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