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Simon Harris will get up in the Dáil at 10.30am to kickstart the debate on the bill that would allow a referendum on the 8th amendment. In England, Scotland and Wales abortion is available at the request of the woman up to 24 weeks of pregnancy, but can be carried out later, in circumstances where the mother's life is at risk.
  • Chennai student stabbed to death outside her college

    Chennai student stabbed to death outside her college

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    Although, Ashwini was rushed to a private hospital by her colleagues, she was declared brought dead by the doctors. The victim hailed from Chennai and was studying in Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research in KK Nagar. Quoting eyewitnesses, police said Alagesan confronted the victim near her college and picked up an argument. However, Alagesan claimed that he was married to Aswini.
  • European Union expects to be excluded from Trump's trade tariffs

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    The European Union is ready to take the United States to the World Trade Organization (WTO) court if the USA imposes higher steel and aluminum import tariffs, European Commission vice-president Jyrki Katainen said here Friday. European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen said: "We all have to choose whether we want rules-based trade - which supports rules-based world order - or do we want rule of force, or the rule of the strongest, which we have now seen?" European policymakers have ...
  • Pacquiao to fight Argentine Matthysse in June

    Pacquiao to fight Argentine Matthysse in June

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    Matthysse is one of the guys that Manny is thinking about fighting. Pacquiao , victor of 59 bouts against seven losses and two draws, lost his World Boxing Organisation welterweight title to Australia's Jeff Horn a year ago in a huge upset in Brisbane, Australia.
  • Iranian woman gets 24 months in prison for removing headscarf

    Iranian woman gets 24 months in prison for removing headscarf

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    The woman is eligible for parole after three months. He however criticised the suspension of the majority of her sentence and argued that she should serve the full term of her penalty. Most have been released, but many are being prosecuted . According to Iranian law, since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, all women whether Muslim or non-Muslim, native or foreigners should be fully covered when in public.
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    Time for "China threat theory" laid to rest: FM Wang Yi

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    India and China's relationship also soured owing to Beijing ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. On its part, India refused to attend the ambitious China's Belt and Road Initiative meeting in May. "The question is-do you want to keep at this tit for tat that has led to the deterioration in ties or do you want to put the relationship on an even keel", Raghavan said.
  • Students weigh in on school shooter safety

    Students weigh in on school shooter safety

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    If we ban assault weapons , that will be the first domino to fall, and the last dominoes will be the pistol you own to protect your home and the shotgun you use to hunt ducks. "It's a question of the state dedicating resources to a problem". But is the right to shoot a favorite gun worth the lives of our children when so many other guns are available for recreation and for self-defense? Just this year alone, 1,800 Americans have died from firearms, according to a non-profit group ...
  • USDA lowers estimates for 2017-18 USA, global ending corn stocks

    USDA lowers estimates for 2017-18 USA, global ending corn stocks

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    Yield results for earlyplanted corn have also been lower than expected. World ending stocks are now projected at 88.8 million bales, almost 300,000 bales above last month. 3 global corn and soy exporter. Ending stocks were reduced by 3.7m tons. As expected, the slower pace of sales seen in the USA this marketing year is set to keep 680,000 mt more wheat in reserve this year.
  • CBI moves SC against acquittal of Talwars

    CBI moves SC against acquittal of Talwars

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    On October 12 previous year, a High Court bench of Justice B.K. Narayana and Justice A.K. Mishra acquitted the couple by giving them the benefit of the doubt. The Uttar Pradesh Police had accused Rajesh Talwar of killing his daughter in a fit of rage. However, following a public outrage, the case was transferred to the CBI.
  • Poisoned Russian ex-spy still very ill

    Poisoned Russian ex-spy still very ill

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    Sergey Lavrov's comments in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa came as British investigators scrambled to unravel the nerve-agent poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter. Chemical weapons expert Richard Guthrie of the research project CBW Events, which records the use of chemical and biological weapons, said the highly public attack on Mr Skripal appeared to be "an expression of power" meant to send a message.
  • China says ready for trade war as Trump tariffs loom

    China says ready for trade war as Trump tariffs loom

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    China this year is spending 1.25 percent of its GDP and 5.2 percent of the total government budget on the armed forces, considerably lower than the USA and Russia, He said. "If China and India are united, one plus one will not equal two but 11". "Both foreign and domestic demand look healthy, though imports are not as robust as during the same period a year ago", said Julian Evans-Pritchard of Capital Economics in a report.
  • PSG place 400 million euro price-tag on Neymar

    PSG place 400 million euro price-tag on Neymar

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    Ronaldo headed home seven minutes into the second half and Casemiro added a second 10 minutes from time against a toothless PSG, who were without their injured talisman Neymar and had Marco Verratti sent off for a second booking in the 66th minute.
  • Daylight saving time starts this weekend

    Daylight saving time starts this weekend

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    But is daylight saving time necessary? But its not a done deal yet. Before you go to bed on Saturday night, be sure to set those clocks ahead an hour. Some cities like NY would observe it while rural areas around them did not. State Sen. Greg Steube, who sponsored the bill, said that the idea of year-round daylight time has enormous support among Floridians.
  • 5 evergreen songs of Wadali Brothers

    5 evergreen songs of Wadali Brothers

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    Pyarelal Wadali was trained by his elder brother Puran Chand Wadali , the other half of the Sufi singing duo, who learned music from music maestros like Pandit Durga Das and Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan of the Patiala Gharana. What water to fish #WadaliBrothers is to Punjab, posted Daler Mehndi. The Prime Minister's Office tweeted: "Saddened by the demise of Pyarelal Wadali".
  • Bag of 54 severed human hands found in Russian Federation

    Bag of 54 severed human hands found in Russian Federation

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    That discovery? Oh, you know, just your typical find of a bag containing 54 humans hands. Despite this possible explanation, investigators have been able to lift fingerprints only from one of the 27 pairs of hands. Indeed, medical bandages and plastic hospital-style shoes were discovered near the hands. But now the Russian Investigative Committee (IC), which probes serious crimes, says that "these biological items (human hands) do not have a criminal background".
  • Kenyan president holds talks with opposition leader

    Kenyan president holds talks with opposition leader

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    Miguna, who was deported to Canada after he was involved in Mr. Odinga's mock oath, says the two leaders now represent "a culture of impunity". Months of campaigning and sporadic clashes between government and opposition supporters affected growth in Kenya , one of East Africa's biggest economies.