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Angry students who survived the attack have called for a march on Washington to demand changes in USA gun laws, calling out Trump and the powerful National Rifle Association (NRA) at rallies. Principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah said that Trump spoke with Sen. The comments mark the president's first public appearance in Washington since his brief speech Thursday after the Parkland shooting, and his comments on bump stocks are the first he has made definitively proposing a ...
  • Bijepur bypoll: Naveen Patnaik, Irani woo farmers, weavers

    Bijepur bypoll: Naveen Patnaik, Irani woo farmers, weavers

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    The truth will come out", said Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said at a press meet on Monday. Alleging that such action of BJP workers is violation of the model code of conduct issued by the Election Commission of India (ECI), the BJD requested the CEO to verify these facts and take necessary action.
  • #DayZero pushed back to 9 July

    #DayZero pushed back to 9 July

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    While water consumption averaged 523 megalitres per day (MPD) saved more than half the amount of water used in 2014, it was still was way off the target of 450 megalitres a day. Our water saving efforts across the metro have thus far been our greatest defence against Day Zero. Neilson explained that reaching this target is imperative for the city to make it to the winter rains before Day Zero arrives.
  • Democratic, Republican Responses to Parkland School Shooting Vary Wildly

    Democratic, Republican Responses to Parkland School Shooting Vary Wildly

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    We knew that other countries could stem mass killings , homicides and suicides with gun control and gun buybacks. My children are my heart. This defies evidence and logic and turns the stomach of parents like me. So what does "I am the NRA" mean to me? It's always the Second Amendment advocacy groups that get slammed for donating to politicians who support their agenda.
  • Ramaphosa to respond to SONA debate

    Ramaphosa to respond to SONA debate

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    Maimane - it is your task as much as mine. He said it was in line with the commitment he made last week to the Chamber of Mines, undertaking to facilitate engagements between the Chamber, Department of Mineral Resources, labour and other stakeholders in order to finalise a mutually agreed Charter.
  • Jignesh Mevani, others detained ahead of Ahmedabad rally

    Jignesh Mevani, others detained ahead of Ahmedabad rally

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    The Vijay Rupani government in the state claimed to have accepted most of the demands on Saturday, but talks between the family, Dalit activists and state government continued on Sunday. They had repeatedly said that they would not be accepting the mortal remains of the Dalit activist it the government did not assure them in writing that their demands would be fulfilled.
  • 'People's General' Tsvangirai to be laid to rest

    'People's General' Tsvangirai to be laid to rest

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    Former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's body arrived Monday at his rural home of Humanikwa Village in Buhera district of Manicaland ahead of burial Tuesday aboard an Airforce of Zimbabwe chopper. President Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged Sunday that his government will meet hospital and funeral expenses for Tsvangirai, who died of colon cancer last week in neighboring South Africa.
  • Court restores passports of Orengo, Wanjigi and Ndii

    Court restores passports of Orengo, Wanjigi and Ndii

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    Siaya Senator James Orengo and billionaire businessman Jimmy Wanjigi were barred by immigration officials from jetting to Zimbabwe, where they were set to attend the funeral of the country's opposition icon Morgan Tsvangirai. "You are ignoring court orders", the businessman complained. Besides revocation of travel documents, the government also withdrew security of some 141 NASA leaders and officials, a move that was also challenged in court.