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The 11 justices were to vote one by one in what was likely to be a lengthy session held under tight security, with police blocking all access roads to the building in the capital Brasilia. His supporters see the conviction as a ploy to stop him returning to power. Brazil's top court could rule whether da Silva can stay out of prison while appealing a corruption conviction, a decision that could radically alter October's presidential election in Latin America's largest nation.
  • Monsoon likely to be normal this year: Skymet

    Monsoon likely to be normal this year: Skymet

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    Moreover, as per India the average, or normal, rainfall is considered to be in between 96% and 104% of a 50-year average or LPA of 89 centimetres for the entire season of four months. Eastern India, particularly Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand and West Bengal, is most likely to see normal monsoon rains through the season. "Similar conditions are presently prevailing across the country".
  • F-16 Crashes In Nevada, 3rd US Military Crash Since Tuesday

    F-16 Crashes In Nevada, 3rd US Military Crash Since Tuesday

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    Emergency workers have attended the scene. The crash was the third in less than 48 hours for the USA military. On Tuesday, a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter crashed during a training mission in Southern California. This story will be updated as more information about the F-16 crash at Nellis becomes available. In September, a pilot was killed in a crash at the Nevada Test and Training Range.
  • Didi Gregorius: Plates eight against Rays

    Didi Gregorius: Plates eight against Rays

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    Gregorius hit a pair of three-run homers and had a career-high eight RBIs, helping NY overcame five strikeouts by Stanton in his first game in pinstripes. Austin Pruitt (0-1, 6.75 ERA) allowed Gregorius' second homer and takes the loss. Rays games have gone under three times , gone over once and pushed on zero instances.
  • DHS may have found unauthorized Stingray devices in Washington DC

    DHS may have found unauthorized Stingray devices in Washington DC

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    The surveillance technology, also referred to as International Mobile Subscriber Identity catchers or "Stingrays", can be used to impersonate cell phone towers to locate and identify nearby phones. Because foreign embassies operate on sovereign soil, it is extremely hard to police the use of such devices by foreign nationals. Aaron Turner, president of consulting company Integricell, was a part of those sweeps and told the AP that every embassy "worth their salt" has this type of device.
  • Trump 'not now a criminal target' in Mueller's Russian Federation probe

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    There was broad speculation that the resignation of John Dowd, Trump's former lead attorney, was driven at least in part by disagreements over whether to submit to an interview. Peter Carr, a spokesman for the special counsel's office, declined to comment. Andrew Weissmann, a prosecutor with Mueller's office, disputed the defense's characterization of van der Zwaan's cooperation, saying he returned to the United States after his first interview because he was compelled to do so by a grand ...
  • Commonwealth Games: Police Probe Sexual Assault

    Commonwealth Games: Police Probe Sexual Assault

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    Her son still awaits trial on 23 charges including indecent assault on a person less than 13 years of age and indecent assault on a person less than 16 years of age. The victim narrated the incident to her family members following which her father reported the matter to the police. Police are asking anyone who believes they may have been a victim of sexual assault or attempted assault to please come forward and talk with Detective Will Johnson at 770-551-3314.
  • Cynthia Nixon was 'a little devastated' at SATC wardrobe scene

    Cynthia Nixon was 'a little devastated' at SATC wardrobe scene

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    Asked about specific shootings, like that of Stephon Clark, Nixon was quick to emphasize the importance of practicing what one preaches. 'I believe so much in NY and I believe that we're a real progressive bastion, and I have to say, the election of Donald Trump was a real wake-up call'.
  • UK's Prince Philip, 96, satisfactory in hospital after hip surgery: Palace

    UK's Prince Philip, 96, satisfactory in hospital after hip surgery: Palace

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    Buckingham Palace announced in August he was readmitted to the hospital while on his annual Scottish summer at Balmoral. "The Duke of Edinburgh has undergone a successful hip replacement operation". Given the recovery time for hip surgery is six to eight weeks, with patients being able to resume light activities at three weeks, there is little doubt Philip will attend the Royal Wedding.
  • South Korean reporters clash with North Korean authorities over Pyongyang concert

    South Korean reporters clash with North Korean authorities over Pyongyang concert

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    Their trip comes before Kim is to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at a border village on April 27 and with President Donald Trump in May in separate summits. These performances in Pyongyang will "provide an additional impetus to exchanges and cooperation inter-Korean re-triggered by the winter olympic Games in PyeongChang" in the South, said the minister of Culture, Do Jong-hwan, who leads the group.
  • Dutch lawyer sentenced to 30 days in jail in Russia probe

    Dutch lawyer sentenced to 30 days in jail in Russia probe

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    Trump has previously said that he is willing to speak with investigators, but John Dowd, a personal attorney for the president, had advised against doing so before he resigned last month . Sekulow is up against Mueller's team of 17 veteran prosecutors who collectively have decades of experience handling complex criminal cases, including putting away mobster kingpins.
  • Ghouta Falls in Syrian Regime's Clutches

    Ghouta Falls in Syrian Regime's Clutches

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    Russia's military says a preliminary agreement has been reached on the withdrawal of fighters of the Army of Islam rebel group from the eastern Ghouta suburbs of Syria's capital, Damascus . There was no immediate confirmation from the rebels, but pro-regime newspaper Al-Watan quoted "diplomatic sources" as saying the agreement would see fighters give up heavy weapons and leave Douma for northern Syria.
  • Mexico repatriates some 'caravan' migrants

    Mexico repatriates some 'caravan' migrants

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    The caravan of more than 1,000 migrants was winding its way through the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in southern Oaxaca state on 2nd April when the Mexican government announced it would move to break up the mass movement of people through the country.