• Magnitude 7.6 quake strikes off Honduras coast

    Magnitude 7.6 quake strikes off Honduras coast

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    Tsunamis are giant waves caused by earthquakes or volcanic eruptions under the sea. Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez urged citizens to "stay calm, report emergencies and follow the instructions of authorities". The shallow natural disaster was recorded at 9:51 p.m. with its epicenter 450 kilometers east of Mahahual, Quintana Roo, at 17.5 n, 83.6 w, at a depth of 33 kilometers and a magnitude of 7.5.
  • Missing UPenn student found dead, homicide suspected

    Missing UPenn student found dead, homicide suspected

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    Bernstein, who had been home in Southern California for winter break, met with a companion last Tuesday and the two headed to Borrego Park, witnesses told the sheriff's area of expertise. The park is five minutes away and they got there at 10:30 p.m., the attorney said. The friend later said when Bernstein didn't return he sent text massages to him, according to Della Donna.
  • Weiner and Abedin Appear to Salvage Scandal-plagued Marriage

    Weiner and Abedin Appear to Salvage Scandal-plagued Marriage

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    Weiner was sentenced to prison for 21 months in November a year ago. After some more reporters got on the story, such as Buzzfeed's Mary Ann Georgantopoulos , it became clear that the divorce was still on, however, and that the couple were simply settling the matter outside of court.
  • Senate passes pot legalization bill; sends to governor

    Senate passes pot legalization bill; sends to governor

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    Scott vetoed it in May because he believed it lacked adequate safety measures. The Senate passed the measure Wednesday afternoon by a voice vote. Calling it a "libertarian approach", Scott says he is ready to sign off on legislation that would allow individuals to possess up to an ounce of the drug as well as grow several plants.
  • Do school prayers in Kendriya Vidyalayas promote Hinduism? Supreme Courts asks Centre

    Do school prayers in Kendriya Vidyalayas promote Hinduism? Supreme Courts asks Centre

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    The PIL filed by an advocate alleges that school prayers in the Kendriya Vidyalaya schools propagate Hinduism, which should not be allowed as they are run by the government bound by the Constitution, which is secular. Article 19 (1)(a) says: "All citizens shall have the right to freedom of speech and expression". The mandatory recitation of the prayer by children belonging to minority communities as well as atheist, agnostics, sceptics, rationalists and others, the PIL said, was ...
  • Another JNU student Mukul Jain goes missing, police begin Probe

    Another JNU student Mukul Jain goes missing, police begin Probe

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    After missing report, the management has sent out a notice asking anyone to notify the security staff of any known whereabouts. In the one of the CCTV footage, Mukul is seen exiting the east gate at 12:30 pm on Monday. "We have spoken to the family of the missing student but they have not been able to provide much information", said DCP (South West) Milind Mahadeo Dumbere.
  • CBSE release date sheet for 10th-12th board examinations

    CBSE release date sheet for 10th-12th board examinations

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    This is the time of the year when lakhs of students across the country start gearing up for what they now imagine to be the most hard exam of their lives. Also, entrance exams for colleges, including the IIT-JEE, are held soon after the board exams are over, and aspirants need the window to brush up the entrance tests' syllabi.
  • Kamala Mills fire: Accused Sanghvi brothers detained in Mumbai

    Kamala Mills fire: Accused Sanghvi brothers detained in Mumbai

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    The Sanghvi brothers, who were on the run since the incident, were arrested from the Andheri area here, Additional Commissioner of Police S Jaikumar told PTI. They'd been booked by the Mumbai Police under IPC sections dealing with culpable homicide not amounting to murder, causing hurt by act endangering the life or personal safety of others, and causing grievous hurt by an act endangering the life or personal safety of others.
  • DOJ begins yanking immigrants' naturalized citizenship under 'Operation Janus'

    DOJ begins yanking immigrants' naturalized citizenship under 'Operation Janus'

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    A man of Indian origin has become the first person to lose USA citizenship as part of a stepped-up government crackdown on foreign nationals who have illegally obtained naturalization. Two similar complaints filed against two men from Pakistan living in CT and Florida are pending. According to the DOJ , Singh entered the United States by plane in 1991 without travel documents or identification and gave the name Davinder Singh.