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Global Media IL day care workers allegedly gave kids melatonin-laced gummy bears
Author: 0 IL day care workers allegedly gave kids melatonin-laced gummy bears

The use of the substance had not been approved by parents. The Chicago Tribune reported the workers said they thought they didn't do anything wrong because melatonin can be purchased over-the-counter. The parents of each child at the day care were contacted by police about the situation. Managers of Kiddie Junction did not immediately return a request for comment.

Global Media Aid charities to be told to take action against sex abuse
Author: 0 Aid charities to be told to take action against sex abuse

Those attending the summit on Monday were tasked with introducing new standards for vetting and referencing across the sector as well as ensuring survivors and whistle-blowers are given the support they need. "It must do all it can to win back the trust of the British public", said Mordaunt. ~ On 12 February, the International Development Secretary announced a series of actions to tackle sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector.

Global Media Florida gun debate will soon shift to campaign trail
Author: 0 Florida gun debate will soon shift to campaign trail

On Friday, following a meeting with NRA officials, the White House emphasized that Trump was committed to defending the 2nd Amendment. White House spokespeople didn't respond Friday to inquiries about Trump's Wednesday remarks or Cox's statement.

Global Media BJP's conquest of India's Northeast
Author: 0 BJP's conquest of India's Northeast

The saffron splash in Northeast swept the red bastion of Tripura , apart from putting BJP in place to stitch non-Congress governments in Nagaland and Meghalaya . The Communist Party of India (Marxist) was in power in Tripura since 1993 and the BJP's win sees the end of Manik Sarkar's nearly 20-year reign as chief minister, during which time he has been called "the poorest chief minister of India".

Global Media Tripura: BJP ally seeks separate tribal state
Author: 0 Tripura: BJP ally seeks separate tribal state

All the six elected members of BJP from Gomati District said today that they would give priority to the development of education, health and drinking water as committed by BJP, to ensure availability of the basic facilities to all people which they have been deprived for the last 25 years in Tripura .

Global Media Army kills JeM mastermind behind Sunjwan attack
Author: 0 Army kills JeM mastermind behind Sunjwan attack

Waqas, a Pakistani national, was working as the outfit's "Operational Commander" in the Valley. "This has resulted in a major dent to the designs of the Jaish-e-Mohammad because after the elimination of their earlier operational commander, Noor Mohd Tantrey, in the same area in December past year, his successor too has been killed", the army spokesman said.

Global Media Immigration advocates want DACA replacement ASAP
Author: 0 Immigration advocates want DACA replacement ASAP

President Donald Trump's March 5 deadline to Congress to come up with a permanent solution for DACA recipients will come and go without effect after a recent Supreme Court decision. In January, the president proposed a path to citizenship for 1.8 million young immigrants as part of an immigration package that included $25 billion for a wall and other border enforcement measures and sharp cuts to legal immigration.

Global Media Special Students can use Laptop in CBSE board exams 2018
Author: 0 Special Students can use Laptop in CBSE board exams 2018

Sowmya, a Class 12 student from the city who wrote the English Core paper. The best thing about the English paper was that most of the questions in the Literature section were thoroughly revised by the students. Class X students who had opted for Information and Communication Technology, Dynamics of Retailing, Food Production, Beauty and Wellness and other vocational courses appeared for writing their papers.

Global Media Paul Ryan and Other Republicans Try to Talk Trump Out of Tariffs
Author: 0 Paul Ryan and Other Republicans Try to Talk Trump Out of Tariffs

The US president announced last week that he plans to introduce 25% tariffs on steel imports and 10% tariffs on aluminum imports. "This is going to be a scenario that turns quickly, and the harm that can be done to the domestic industry is significant in a very short period of time", said Joseph Galimberti, president of the Canadian Steel Producers Association.

Global Media Twin claims & result U-turn in Nagaland
Author: 0 Twin claims & result U-turn in Nagaland

The governor said Mr Rio had a majority and that he should form the government as he claimed to have the support of 32 MLA's. BJP Nagaland unit president V Lhoungu said the party's MLAs chose to go with the pre-poll alliance partner, the NDPP, during a meeting in Dimapur on Sunday evening.

Global Media Newly-elected FATA senator set to join PML-N
Author: 0 Newly-elected FATA senator set to join PML-N

But the trickiest situation was in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) where 10 members of the National Assembly would elect four senators. He said that people of Karachi didn't like PTI any more owing to unsatisfactory performance of its government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Global Media Utica College on lockdown due to 'real, credible threat'
Author: 0 Utica College on lockdown due to 'real, credible threat'

According to the school's most recent Twitter post, law enforcement is on campus evacuating buildings and responding to the situation. 'Law enforcement continues to investigate the threat, ' the school said. "Please stay where you are until directed by law enforcement". A post on the school's social media sites say the threat is credible. Armed cops are on campus, after two phone calls were made warning of plans to "take some sort of action" at the school's Gordon Science Center.

Global Media More human remains found in planters in Canada serial killer case
Author: 0 More human remains found in planters in Canada serial killer case

Police have said they believe there are more victims. "I've never done this and I do it with great hesitation", he said. To date, Bruce McArthur is charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of six Toronto men. His case is due back in court March 14. Those remains have not yet been identified, according to the CBC's source. Navaratnam's remains were among those of six people recovered from planters at a home on Mallory Crescent.

Global Media China boosts defence spending amid military modernisation
Author: 0 China boosts defence spending amid military modernisation

Last year's growth target was "6.5 per cent or higher". The meeting was announced yesterday by Zhang Yesui, spokesman for China's legislature and former ambassador to the USA, with no details regarding dates or attendees provided. The 2018 outlay compares with a seven percent increase last year and 7.6% in 2016, which marked the first time in six years that spending growth was not in double figures.

Global Media South Korea sends envoys to North Korea for talks
Author: 0 South Korea sends envoys to North Korea for talks

The 10-member South Korean delegation, led by National Security Office head Chung Eui-yong, was greeted by North Korean officials after landing in Pyongyang, said Kim Eui-kyeom, a spokesman for South Korea's presidential office. But North Korea has repeatedly said it won't put its nuclear program up for negotiation, while the United States has made clear that it doesn't want empty talks and that all options, including military measures, are on the table.

Global Media Unhappy youth, infighting, regional forces: Scroll's reportage from the North East elections
Author: 0 Unhappy youth, infighting, regional forces: Scroll's reportage from the North East elections

While inking the pre-poll deal with the NDPP on February 3, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said the BJP was "still friends" with the NPF. While Congress failed to get a majority in Meghalaya, it did not win a single seat in Tripura and Nagaland. It seems Congress is still paying for that misjudgement as Sarma is not only key to BJP in Assam but hugely popular in adjacent states as well.

Global Media Italy elections: Will Five Star look left or right?
Author: 0 Italy elections: Will Five Star look left or right?

The center-right coalition, which includes League - also known as the Northern League - along with former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia and the neo-fascist Brothers of Italy , is likely to form the largest bloc in both houses of the country's parliament, a combined share of votes totaling over 37%.

Global Media Winter Storm Watch Wednesday, Thursday For Framingham
Author: 0 Winter Storm Watch Wednesday, Thursday For Framingham

Monday morning's snow was not expected to amount to much, although it was coating streets in northeastern CT. Low at night of around 33. Precipitation is expected to rapidly transition to all snow Monday morning, with heavy snow possible into Monday evening.

Global Media Weakened Merkel has work cut out to make coalition last
Author: 0 Weakened Merkel has work cut out to make coalition last

The Social Democrats were initially reluctant to extend their coalition with Merkel but eventually agreed to a deal that gives them control of the foreign, labor and finance ministries - three major portfolios - in return for supporting curbs on immigration.

Global Media China sets growth target, set to end president term limit
Author: 0 China sets growth target, set to end president term limit

The government has said it will focus on three main goals over the coming year: tackling China's exposure to financial risk, reining in rampant pollution and continuing to combat poverty. The National Development and Reform Commission, the state planner, said in a separate report that outstanding total social financing (TSF) and M2 growth will grow at a similar pace this year as in 2017.

Global Media US Aircraft Docked in Vietnam
Author: 0 US Aircraft Docked in Vietnam

The visit comes against the backdrop of long-running territorial disputes between China and its neighbors, including Vietnam, in the South China Sea, where they have overlapping sovereignty claims. The visit is also being touted as a key landmark between the former bitter enemies, whose relations have seen an extraordinary turnaround since the end of the war in 1975.

Global Media Parties battle it out for Gorakhpur and Phulpur in the UP bypolls
Author: 0 Parties battle it out for Gorakhpur and Phulpur in the UP bypolls

The bypolls were necessitated after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya vacated the Gorakhpur and Phulpur seats, following their election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council. Mayawati has emphasised that there is no alliance between her party and the Samajwadi Party . While the political wrangling for 10 seats of Rajya Sabha from the state going to biennial polls on March 23 gains momentum, Mayawati seems to have worked on a well thought ...

Global Media West Virginia teachers to continue strike over pay dispute
Author: 0 West Virginia teachers to continue strike over pay dispute

In a formal statement made ahead of the strike, the West Virginia superintendent of schools, Steven Paine, said that he agreed that the teachers "deserved more", although he was careful to add that "the economic realities of our state may not allow everything teachers deserve to take place immediately".

Global Media Death Toll In Shopian Firing Incident Climbs To 5
Author: 0 Death Toll In Shopian Firing Incident Climbs To 5

Locals including young women and children took to roads shouting anti-India and pro-freedom slogans demanding punishment to the army. Meanwhile, the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Front (PDF) and MLA, Hakeem Mohammad Yaseen, has strongly condemned the killing of civilians.

Global Media This Costume Designer Won Jimmy Kimmel's Jet Ski at the Oscars
Author: 0 This Costume Designer Won Jimmy Kimmel's Jet Ski at the Oscars

Not to mention that anyone in Hollywood that wants a jet ski can easily afford one themselves, which made this Oscars bit that much more meaningless. Elsewhere, first-time filmmakers Jordan Peele and Greta Gerwig both earned directing nominations. But, as this year's shorter acceptance speeches showed , it tends to be the many packages and stunts that make awards shows like the Academy Awards run long, though outlier long speeches do contribute to the bloated runtime.

Global Media Winter weather to return
Author: 0 Winter weather to return

Right now, it appears that 2 to 5 inches of accumulation may occur in our region through late Monday night, with another 1 or 2 inches possible throughout Tuesday. Snow will begin falling Wednesday afternoon. A high of 45 degrees with a mix of sun and clouds is predicted for Monday and during the day on Tuesday.

Global Media Status Red Warning Lifted
Author: 0 Status Red Warning Lifted

Highest temperatures of -1C to 3C degrees. The snow will continue overnight; but, it will become lighter and the northeasterly winds will ease back. Shannon Airport confirmed that it handled 14 flight diversions from Dublin Airport . The latest Met Eireann Weather Forecast is predicting further heavy falls of snow this evening and tonight with icy conditions and a strong easterly winds.

Global Media Europe watches Italy election for populist, euroskeptic gains
Author: 0 Europe watches Italy election for populist, euroskeptic gains

The senior Russian lawmaker also said that "the preliminary results of the Italian parliamentary election come as no surprise". The figures indicate that the "Forza, Italia" party of former Prime Minister and political veteran Silvio Berlusconi and Matteo Salvini's Lega (Nord) now have the same number of votes.

Author: 0 UK PM May defends 'credible' Brexit plan

Marr offered that May has provided some details, noting that 80% of small businesses will "simply be ignored completely" while 20% of very high value goods crossing the border will be dealt with electronically. As much as the Irish State would like to give her some leniency in order to protect the Border, there is very little chance that the 26 other member states will allow the European Union border be manned without satisfactory, enduring solutions.

Global Media Dwayne Johnson thinks 'Baywatch's Razzie Award is hilarious
Author: 0 Dwayne Johnson thinks 'Baywatch's Razzie Award is hilarious

Writers Tony Leondis, Eric Siegel , and Mike White were awarded Worst Screenplay , Leondis earned an addition win for Worst Director , and the Worst Screen Combo award was given to " any two obnoxious emojis ". Smiling and gracious even though you know he'd rather be nominated for something at the Oscars instead. Also recognized were Tyler Perry for Worst Actress in Boo! Kim Basinger took worst supporting actress for " Fifty Shades Darker ", putting her in the special ...

Global Media Salah, Mane On Target As Liverpool Ease Past Newcastle, Go Second
Author: 0 Salah, Mane On Target As Liverpool Ease Past Newcastle, Go Second

It was a save that kept Liverpool in control going into the second half and topped off recent impressive saves he has been called upon to make. He said: "Three (shots) on target, I was surprised". "It is hard to defend for 90 minutes because they pass the ball so well and drag you out of position". It could bring even greater rewards in the Champions League , and don't bet against them delivering.

Global Media Vikki Campion's ex-fiance denies he is father of her baby
Author: 0 Vikki Campion's ex-fiance denies he is father of her baby

Mr Joyce said he can not be sure he is the father, but he plans to raise the child as his own, The Sydney Morning Herald reported. However, the original author of the article Sharri Markson tweeted an email that showed the paper did ask him this before publishing the story, reports News.com.au .

Global Media Sushma Swaraj meets Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang
Author: 0 Sushma Swaraj meets Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang

While the Vietnam president used the hybrid phrase "Indo-Asia-Pacific" in his public remarks, the joint statement issued at the end of the visit did use the term "Indo-Pacific" - a phrase championed by Australia and increasingly used by India and the United States to denote the strategic space.

Author: 0 Guatemala, like the USA, plans embassy move to Jerusalem in May

Guatemala moved its embassy to Tel Aviv after the UN Security Council in 1980 called on Guatemala and other countries with their embassies in Jerusalem to withdraw. Trump declared Jerusalem al-Quds as the so-called capital of Israel in December and announced plans to relocate the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv to the occupied holy city.

Global Media USA embassy in Turkey closed over security threat amid tensions between nations
Author: 0 USA embassy in Turkey closed over security threat amid tensions between nations

Embassy officials said the building in Ankara will be closed to the general public and " only emergency services will be provided", the announcement said. Security measures have also been strengthened in places of the Turkish capital where United States citizens live. During his Turkey visit last month, Tillerson also warned the country over its plans to buy S-400 missile defense system from Russian Federation, a move that could lead to sanctions under the law called the Countering ...

Global Media Papua New Guinea natural disaster death toll reaches 67 as aftershocks strike
Author: 0 Papua New Guinea natural disaster death toll reaches 67 as aftershocks strike

In the Southern Highlands, people felt three aftershocks - each stronger than magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale, reported The Guardian . Papua New Guinea's biggest resources project is in the quake zone. The Australian and New Zealand defence forces have begun delivering aid and the China Red Cross and Beijing have pledged financial assistance, said PNG Post-Courier.

Global Media Kremlin rejects U.S. charge Russian Federation in breach of arms control treaties
Author: 0 Kremlin rejects U.S. charge Russian Federation in breach of arms control treaties

In the interview with NBC News , Putin argued his government has little to answer for until the US provides "some materials, specifics, and data". "We'll be prepared to look at them and talk about it", he said . "Does the United States extradite its citizens to anyone?" In an indictment released in February, US special counsel Robert Mueller and the Justice Department called out the Internet Research Agency, a group linked to Russian propaganda efforts across social media.

Global Media China bans letter N online to supress criticism of Xi Jinping
Author: 0 China bans letter N online to supress criticism of Xi Jinping

It is not clear if Trump, 71, was making the comment about extending presidential service in jest. Beijing , Mar 4 China today defended its move to remove the two-term limit for President Xi Jinping , asserting that it was important to uphold the authority of the ruling Communist Party and unity of the state leadership.

Global Media Mirror Falls In Shoe Store, Killing 2-Year-Old Girl
Author: 0 Mirror Falls In Shoe Store, Killing 2-Year-Old Girl

It is unclear how the heavy mirror, which was mounted on the wall, fell on top of the girl. 'Everybody was crowded around the door. The toddler, who was trying on shoes with her mother before the incident, was rushed to the hospital where the 2-year-old later died.

Global Media Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao bats for non-BJP, non-Congress front
Author: 0 Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao bats for non-BJP, non-Congress front

Along with two MPs from Maharashtra, several prominent persons from different walks over phone expressed their support to TRS chief's decision for a qualitative change in national politics. "For changing the mood of the people, we are focusing on what kind of tool is required", KCR said. "He (KCR) wanted to go with the BJP during the 2014 elections ".

Global Media NDPP alliance set to form govt in Nagaland
Author: 0 NDPP alliance set to form govt in Nagaland

Senior party leader and state minister A K Balan alleged that the saffron party had "misused" money and power at the Centre for their victory in the northeastern state, which was considered as the fortress of the Left party. This was accepted by Nagaland Governor PB Acharya, who said the three-time Chief Minister had majority and should form the Government. This was just weeks before the election on February 27.

Global Media China hints at retaliatory steps for U.S. tariffs
Author: 0 China hints at retaliatory steps for U.S. tariffs

The 2018 defence budget will be 1.11 trillion yuan ($175 billion), according to a report issued at the opening of the country's annual meeting of parliament. Closer to home, China has in recent years built artificial islands - some with airstrips - capable of hosting military installations in the South China Sea, inflaming tensions with its Southeast Asian neighbours.

Global Media Three men charged following Leicester explosion that killed five people
Author: 0 Three men charged following Leicester explosion that killed five people

The blast, on Sunday night at a mini-supermarket in Hinckley Road, destroyed the three-storey building. Three men have been charged with manslaughter and arson with intent to endanger life. Five people died in the blast and Wednesday's police statement indicated there may be people still missing and feared dead. The fifth body is still to be formally identified but is believed to be Mary, officers said.

Global Media East Coast hunkers down as nor'easter hits
Author: 0 East Coast hunkers down as nor'easter hits

The nor'easter has also prompted the cancellation of more than 3,300 flights, snarled ground traffic and knocked out power to 900,000 customers with more than 400,000 of them in MA, reports CNN. More than 3,000 domestic and worldwide flights were cancelled on Friday and more than 2,400 others were delayed, according to the website FlightAware .

Global Media President Trump To Meet With Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Monday
Author: 0 President Trump To Meet With Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Monday

A Reuters cameraman saw a vehicle carrying two police officers pull into the prime minister's official residence on Friday morning. Israeli police confirmed that an anti-corruption unit had questioned the couple for several hours each, but did not say whether the questioning was in connection with the case of Bezeq Israel Telecom.

Global Media NZ to seek exemption from Trump's steel tariffs
Author: 0 NZ to seek exemption from Trump's steel tariffs

Last year, the United States was the third largest importer of Korean steel products, after China and Japan. Trump's planned tariffs have sparked anger from Canada and the European Union (EU). China also condemned the move, with a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson saying: "If all countries followed the example of the United States, [it] will undoubtedly result in a serious impact on the worldwide trade order".

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