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The state Senate voted 20-18 on the bill, which would also establish new mental health programs in schools. State lawmakers are struggling to agree on a legislative response to the Parkland shooting. Though the band successfully beat out high school bands from across the country to become one of just six who get to perform Tuesday at the famed New York concert hall, the hard earned trip was very almost derailed by the tragedy, CBS New York reports.
  • World War II US aircraft carrier found off Australian coast

    World War II US aircraft carrier found off Australian coast

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    The nearby USS Phelps was ordered to scuttle the ship after it was damaged in the battle in order to prevent the enemy capturing the advanced American ship. The wreckage from US aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by the Japanese during World War II has been discovered 500 miles (about 804 km) off the Australian coast, a statement from Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder who led the expedition to locate the sunk vessel, said Monday.
  • Sri Lanka declares state of emergency after communal violence

    Sri Lanka declares state of emergency after communal violence

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    The government said in a statement that police were put on alert to prevent the violence from spreading and asked the people to "act with responsibility and remain calm". Ganesan said the fresh state of emergency also widened police powers to detain suspects. The island nation was under a state of emergency for almost three decades as government forces battled Tamil rebels in a civil war that ended in 2009.
  • Mental Hai Kya is a quirky, different comedy: Rajkummar Rao

    Mental Hai Kya is a quirky, different comedy: Rajkummar Rao

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    Mental Hai Kya is speculated to be a different, quirky film that breaks the conventions. About her role in the film, she said, "You're never sure if this girl is hallucinating or what's happening to her is for real, whether the actor Rajkummar Rao is trying to trap her or she's got him wrong".
  • Trump International ordered golf course markers with presidential seal

    Trump International ordered golf course markers with presidential seal

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    A company called Eagle Sign and Design confirmed that it received an order to create dozens of golf course tee markers featuring the presidential seal. Eagle Sign and Design has manufactured other signs that have appeared on Trump's courses, its website shows according to ProPublica . The seal that adorns the president's speaking lecterns is handmade by the Institute of Heraldry , a department of the Army located at Fort Belvoir in Virginia that designs and provides guidance related ...
  • India's Ruling Party Emerges Stronger After Polls in Northeast

    India's Ruling Party Emerges Stronger After Polls in Northeast

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    Shillong: Meghalaya is expected to witness a change of guard, led by the National People's Party (NPP), on Tuesday despite the Congress's last ditch attempts to retain power by wooing the United Democratic Party ( UDP ). He said that it the BJP was now ruling almost 70% of India and described the electoral victory of the party in the North-East state as a remarkable one.
  • Trump threatens European Union auto industry over bloc's trade war retaliation

    Trump threatens European Union auto industry over bloc's trade war retaliation

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    China has previously warned it was ready with counter-measures should the Trump administration deploy tariffs , but the country has yet to make any specific moves after the latest trade volley. The 28 countries in the European Union could respond by taxing goods that are core to the American identity such as blue jeans and Harley Davidson motorcycles, said Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission.
  • Lenin statue pulled down, arson violence reported

    Lenin statue pulled down, arson violence reported

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    Reacting to the incident BJP RS MP Subramanian Swamy said: "Lenin to videshi hai, ek parakar se antankwadi hai, aise vyakti ka humare desh mein statue?" Meanwhile, the BJP claimed that CPI (M) workers have beaten up 49 of its supporters out of which 17 had to be hospitalised.
  • Winter Storm Riley Latest: Killer Bomb Cyclone Ravishes North East Coast

    Winter Storm Riley Latest: Killer Bomb Cyclone Ravishes North East Coast

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    About 365,000 people were without electricity in Massachusetts, New Jersey , New York , Pennsylvania, Virginia and DE on Monday, NBC News reported . Some coastal communities in MA are bringing in heavy equipment to clear sand, rocks, trees and other debris that were left blocking waterfront neighborhoods after last week's storm .
  • Rajnikanth unveils statue of MGR

    Rajnikanth unveils statue of MGR

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    The South Indian megastar further assured the people of Tamil Nadu by saying that he understands politics and is more than willing to step up in order to provide an MGR-esque rule that believed in the upliftment of the poor in the state. Rajini said that the students should focus on their education as it is their gateway to the future and also the dream of their parents. In fact, encouraging the TamilNadu youth to learn English, he said, "For success in any profession, you need English ...