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Over the past 12 months, the number of unemployed Tennesseans dropped by 17.1 percent, or 22,700, to lower the state's jobless rate from 4.2 percent in March 2017 to 3.4 percent last month. Indiana's private employment total is 14,000 higher than peak in December and now stands at more than 2.7 million. "Wisconsin's working families, employees and communities are benefiting as Wisconsin's labor market economy sets new records across numerous measurements", said Ray Allen, DWD secretary, in ...
  • Imran Khan invites Chaudhry Nisar to join PTI

    Imran Khan invites Chaudhry Nisar to join PTI

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    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and other parliamentary board members attended the meeting. "For the past 30 years people have been selling their votes in Senate elections", he said. "We will send the names of these members to NAB for an investigation if they won't respond to the show-cause notices", he added. Khan said money had been used in all elections to the Senate but it was for the first time that any party had initiated action against those who sold their votes.
  • Gaza youth dies of Israeli fire near border

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    A Palestinian man from the northern Gaza Strip who was critically injured earlier on Friday was pronounced dead later in the afternoon. At least 33 Palestinians have died and hundreds have been wounded since the protests began on March 30.
  • A state is incomplete without judiciary: Chief Justice of Pakistan

    A state is incomplete without judiciary: Chief Justice of Pakistan

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    The chief justice also took the health commission chief to task over inaction against the fake doctors, saying "your output is zero despite receiving Rs500,000 salary per month". "Chief secretary, you have also done good work", he added. While addressing bar members in Charsadda , the CJP said that he has traveled the world and considers this judicial complex one of the best in the world.
  • Cash Crunch to be Resolved by Tomorrow, Says SBI Chief Rajnish Kumar

    Cash Crunch to be Resolved by Tomorrow, Says SBI Chief Rajnish Kumar

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    The hype over digital payments buttressed by the increase in the volume in electronic payments, which peaked in January 2018 (the decline in February is a blip since the month had 28 days), may have also influenced its decision. Mukesh Bhatt, lead bank (Bank of India ) district manager said RBI is likely to supply cash by Saturday evening. No new Rs 2,000 note was supplied by the RBI between April & November 2017 to SBI chests in the state, the analysis found.
  • Panchayat polls:Hearing to continue tomorrow

    Panchayat polls:Hearing to continue tomorrow

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    Calcutta high court on Friday extended the deadline for submission of nominations in the Bengal panchayat polls by a day, which will be decided by the state election commission in consultation with the state government. The court also wondered why the commission withdrew within hours its notification it issued extending the period of filing nominations for a day. The CPM had also moved the Supreme Court on April 11 with an appeal to postpone the panchayat elections till the question of the ...
  • Sen. Schumer to introduce marijuana decriminalization legislation

    Sen. Schumer to introduce marijuana decriminalization legislation

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    The law would maintain federal authority to regulate marijuana advertising the same way it does alcohol and tobacco. When asked if he had ever smoked pot himself, Schumer said no. But despite the increasing mainstream support for marijuana legalization - which has support from other senators like Cory Booker (D-NJ), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Bernie Sanders (I-VT), there's still a one immovable obstacle in the way: Jeff Sessions.
  • Locals in Houston gather to remember Barbara Bush

    Locals in Houston gather to remember Barbara Bush

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    Barbara served alongside her husband in the White House from 1989-93. "She was a pretty special lady", said Stauch. Their first meeting left an indelible impression on young George Bush. Gillikin also wore a pearl necklace after learning of Bush's passing. Even if your pearls are fake, make sure you are real. Abre' Conner, staff attorney for ACLU of Northern California, said Jarrar's statements are part of her First Amendment rights to express a political opinion.
  • Basque militant group ETA: 'We really are sorry'

    Basque militant group ETA: 'We really are sorry'

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    We have also caused serious wrongs which are irreparable. Over 800 people were killed by ETA - which stands for Basque Country and Freedom - during the conflict which only officially ended in 2011. It handed over its arms previous year. "ETA should have sincerely and unconditionally asked for forgiveness for the damage caused a long time ago", the government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in a brief note.
  • OPCW: Fact-finding team still outside Syria's Douma

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    Gunshots were fired at the United Nations security team and an explosive was detonated before the team returned to Damascus, OPCW Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu said. "These missiles were handed over to Russian officer the day before yesterday (April 17)", a source in the Syrian Defense Ministry told Russia's TASS news agency on Thursday.
  • Gujrat riots: HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's life imprisonment

    Gujrat riots: HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's life imprisonment

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    The court has, however, confirmed the life sentence of another high profile convict, Babu Bajrangi, a leader of the Bajrang Dal , an affiliate of BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS. The remaining accused were given simple life imprisonment (14 years). In September past year BJP chief Amit Shah had appeared to testify in favour of Kodnani and had told the court that she was not in Naroda Patiya on the day of the massacre.
  • Nevsun Resources (NSU) Given New C$4.75 Price Target at Scotiabank

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    Cormark analyst S. Ioannou now anticipates that the basic materials company will earn $0.03 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.03. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its holdings in shares of Nevsun Resources by 40.0% during the fourth quarter. Deutsche Bank AG lifted its holdings in shares of Nevsun Resources by 39.6% in the fourth quarter.
  • Arizona Teachers Vote for Statewide Strike Next Week

    Arizona Teachers Vote for Statewide Strike Next Week

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    In a tweet , Save Our Schools Arizona said "It is now clear the existing proposal is not sustainable or comprehensive as a means of increasing educator pay and re-investing in Arizona's classrooms and schools". Initially, Ducey's plan drew support from two education advocacy groups, Save Our Schools Arizona and the Arizona Parent Teacher Association (AZPTA).