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No casualties were reported so far, and the agency did not recommend new evacuation and or extension of no-go zone, it said. According to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency, there were no initial reports of injuries or fatalities. Nur Isnin Istianto, head of the regional airport authority, said Kutacane airport in Aceh province had been closed, but the wind direction allowed the airport of Kualanamu, Meulaboh and Silangit to remain open.
  • Dallas mayor pro tem asks NRA to reconsider annual convention location

    Dallas mayor pro tem asks NRA to reconsider annual convention location

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    Caraway warned that if the organization decides to proceed with its convention in Dallas , "there will be marches and demonstrations" that the city will have to bear the costs of. He added that " Dallas , like every American city and community, is populated by NRA members". "Our members work in fire stations and police departments", he continued.
  • Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to California gun law

    Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to California gun law

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    The action Tuesday came less than a week after a gunman in Florida killed 17 people at a Florida high school. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the law. "Nearly eight years ago, this court declared that the Second Amendment is not a 'second-class right, subject to an entirely different body of rules than the other Bill of Rights guarantees, '" he said, quoting the court's precedent.
  • 7000 newborns die every day

    7000 newborns die every day

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    Revealing disturbing statistics, a UNICEF study has said that almost 600,000 newborns die within 28 days of their birth every year India. "We are now off-track to meet our commitment to lower neonatal mortality to 12/1,000 live births by 2030 - we have to halve it in the next 12 years", said Unicef's representative in India Dr Yasmin Ali Haque, according to the Hindustan Times .
  • Florida students announce march for gun reform

    Florida students announce march for gun reform

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    They are also calling for anti-gun violence demonstrations in Washington and other cities March 24. Their newfound activist roles don't leave a lot of time for studying, but the students say this cause is more important than academics - at least for now.
  • Brexit will not make us a Mad Max dystopia, David Davis says

    Brexit will not make us a Mad Max dystopia, David Davis says

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    He will also stress that the commitment to high standards is shared across government. One slide suggested that the United Kingdom might cut "levels of occupational safety and health" leading to "higher exposure to chemicals and carcinogens", and that workers could have their consultation rights cut to reduce delays for collective dismissals.
  • Spain's de Guindos named European Central Bank VP

    Spain's de Guindos named European Central Bank VP

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    The Spanish minister, who did not enter the Eurogroup room when his colleagues discussed his appointment, will have to be recommended by the 27 finance ministers on Tuesday. The appointment is the first of a series of changes at the ECB over the coming two years, including the post of the chief of the bank now held by Italian Mario Draghi.
  • Russian Federation meddling: Trump revives his '400 pound genius' suspect

    Russian Federation meddling: Trump revives his '400 pound genius' suspect

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    But Trump has repeatedly cast doubt on Russian meddling in the 2016 election as a " hoax " as well. Opponents said it showed Trump's "hoax" charge about Russia's interference was now bunk, but Trump said he "never said Russian Federation did not meddle in the election", saying his "hoax" charge over the past year was about the notion of collusion.
  • Russian involvement in US elections: Probe looking at Kushner foreign business contacts

    Russian involvement in US elections: Probe looking at Kushner foreign business contacts

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    There have been reports that Mueller was already investigating Kushner's contact with Russian Federation but this is the first indication that his team is looking at Kushner's financial relationships with other countries. Kushner is also under scrutiny for a meeting he had had with Sergey Gorkov, chairman of the Russian state-run Vnesheconombank. But the Russian bank maintains that the sit-down in NY was part of their "roadshow of business meetings" and that Gorkov met Kushner because he ...