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Global Media Local jobless rate steady in March; state rate drops
Author: 0 Local jobless rate steady in March; state rate drops

The unemployment rate in all of Nebraska for March was 2.8 percent, which was the same as it was in February and 0.2 percentage points lower than it was a year ago. The trade, transportation, and utilities industry recorded the largest private-industry employment gain over the month with 7,500 positions added. Statewide, the industries with the most job growth year over year were manufacturing and professional and business services.

Global Media DNC files lawsuit alleging Trump campaign, Russian Federation conspired to influence 2016 election
Author: 0 DNC files lawsuit alleging Trump campaign, Russian Federation conspired to influence 2016 election

It seeks millions of dollars to cover damages caused by the cyberattack, as well as a public acknowledgment that each of the parties involved participated in the attack and conspired together to harm to Clinton campaign. The complaint claims that in 2015 and 2016, Russian intelligence services "hacked into the DNC's computers, penetrated its phone systems and exfiltrated tens of thousands of documents and emails".

Global Media PM's
Author: 0 PM's "Cavalier" Conduct Of Foreign Policy Hurting India's National Interests: Congress

Following strong protests by the Indian High Commission, the British government apologised, replaced the flag, and pledged to take action against the perpetrators. There are now concerns that some of the more aggressive elements hijacked the tone of the protests. "The Prime Minister (May) updated Prime Minister Modi on the progress of the UK's withdrawal from the European Union, saying the implementation period agreed in March gives Indian companies and investors the confidence that market ...

Global Media FDA experts recommend approval of childhood epilepsy drug derived from marijuana
Author: 0 FDA experts recommend approval of childhood epilepsy drug derived from marijuana

UK-based GW Pharmaceuticals' Epidiolex looks on course for approval in the U.S., after a panel of FDA experts unanimously backed it as a treatment for two rare forms of epilepsy . 'I think it needs to be approved because everyone is using it across the internet without knowing the safety and no one is watching the interactions with other drugs, ' Dr Conry, from Children's National Health System in Washington, told AP.

Global Media Plane passenger dilemma: Protect child or try to save victim
Author: 0 Plane passenger dilemma: Protect child or try to save victim

Southwest Airlines sought more time past year to inspect its engines after a similar explosion to the one that saw a woman partially sucked out of a plane window, it has emerged. A preliminary investigation into the accident found that a fan blade inside of the Boeing's 737's left engine snapped while the jet was flying at 500 miles per hour above Pennsylvania.

Global Media High Court asks SEC to announce fresh date for Panchayat polls
Author: 0 High Court asks SEC to announce fresh date for Panchayat polls

The parties were also aggrieved with the SEC after the poll panel on April 10 withdrew its order issued on April 9 night extending the filing of nominations by a day. In his 35-page order, the judge said the commission would then reschedule the other dates for the election process as per the rules and conduct the polls.

Global Media Senate minority leader proposes to decriminalize marijuana
Author: 0 Senate minority leader proposes to decriminalize marijuana

An impressive believe that cannabis should be made legal, while a national poll conducted in January found that oppose federal interference in state marijuana laws. His bill would not legalize marijuana outright, but instead allow states to decide whether to make the drug available commercially. "My personal view is legalization is just fine", he said.

Global Media Warming and sunny through the weekend
Author: 0 Warming and sunny through the weekend

There will be an east wind of 8 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. With no snow on Thursday , Madison's April total stayed at 13.5 inches, 11.4 inches above normal. Low: 36. Day: Partly cloudy with southwest winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Skies gradually clear Saturday with partly cloudy to mostly clear skies across the SJV Sunday through Tuesday with temperatures finally approaching seasonal norms.

Global Media FIR filed against BJP candidate for exploiting religious
Author: 0 FIR filed against BJP candidate for exploiting religious

An FIR has been filed against sitting BJP MLA Sanjay Patil by electoral authorities for violating the model code of conduct by exploiting religious sentiments, an official said. "But she can't say it, as she is among those who will construct a masjid, Babri Masjid". This is not the first time that Sanjay Patil, who is MLA from Belagavi Rural has landed into controversy.

Global Media Basque separatists Eta 'truly sorry' for victims of campaign of terror
Author: 0 Basque separatists Eta 'truly sorry' for victims of campaign of terror

Spain's government said ETA was defeated politically and operationally and did not achieve any of its goals, the BBC reported. "We ask forgiveness to those people and their families", it said. The group said it recognizes that many people would always see its actions as "unacceptable and unjust", but also said that the actions of Spanish state forces "under the guise of the law" can also be viewed as wrong.

Author: 0 Gaza 'Great March of Return' protests enter fourth week

At least 40 others were injured from tear gas and live bullets at protests across Gaza. The Facebook page of the Gaza protest organizers published images Wednesday of Israeli fields behind the fence, taken from a small camera attached to a kite.

Global Media What a pragmatist can hope for in talks with Kim
Author: 0 What a pragmatist can hope for in talks with Kim

US President Donald Trump , who is expected to hold his own much-anticipated summit with Kim later, previously offered his " blessing " for the two Koreas to discuss a treaty. When North Korea has previously talked about "hostility" it has been linked to the USA troops in South Korea . On Thursday, Moon said North Korea no longer included that demand in the list of things it wanted in return for giving up its nuclear weapons.

Global Media Twin storm claimed 18 lives in Bengal: Mamata
Author: 0 Twin storm claimed 18 lives in Bengal: Mamata

In Kolkata , casualties were reported from Behala, Anandapur, Lenin Sarani and Topsia areas. The storms had also caused minor destruction in the state uprooting electric poles in the region and leaving trees toppled. Though railway and metro services limped back to normalcy in Kolkata , the uprooted trees on the roads affected transportation in some parts of the city.

Global Media Gujarat HC acquits Maya Kodnani in Naroda Patiya massacre case
Author: 0 Gujarat HC acquits Maya Kodnani in Naroda Patiya massacre case

Another high-profile accused, former Bajrang Dal leader Babubhai Patel aka Babu Bajrangi , was given life imprisonment till death with a condition of remission. Twenty-nine others were acquitted. The SIT court had handed out enhanced life imprisonment to seven accused out of the 32 total accused while giving the remaining accused simple life imprisonment, said the TOI report.

Global Media North, South Korea set up hotline for leaders ahead of summit
Author: 0 North, South Korea set up hotline for leaders ahead of summit

The armistice that halted fighting in the war was signed by the USA -led United Nations Command, North Korea and China. This means conditions in North Korea could deteriorate further. The US and China, together with North Korea , are signatories to the armistice, which left the two Koreas technically still at war since the 1950-1953 Korean War.

Global Media RBI In Huddle After Cash Shortage Hits The Country
Author: 0 RBI In Huddle After Cash Shortage Hits The Country

The cash crunch continued on Wednesday too despite the government's assurances that the situation is "improving". "The temporary shortage caused by "sudden and unusual increase" (in demand) in some areas is being tackled quickly", Jaitley said.

Global Media This is what happens during a chemical weapons inspection
Author: 0 This is what happens during a chemical weapons inspection

The missile strike against Syria's military and civilian infrastructures was carried out by U.S. planes and naval ships in cooperation with British and French air forces between 03:42 and 05:10 Moscow time on Saturday. But Syria continued to see chemical attacks, which have been blamed both on the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and the rebels, raising questions on whether Syria has indeed got rid of its arsenal.

Global Media WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station
Author: 0 WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station

In May, more than 50,000 people were evacuated from Hanover after a bomb was discovered during pre-construction work on a site in the Vahrenwald district. Some 3,000 bombs are believed to still lie buried in Berlin , a city of three million people, where bomb disposal squads are well-practiced in defusing them and other ordnance.

Global Media Syria Fired Only 2 Missiles Against Strikes
Author: 0 Syria Fired Only 2 Missiles Against Strikes

Even so, the Syrian Government has been officially blamed for three previous chemical attacks , most recently at Khan Sheikhoun in April 2017, where around 90 people died from sarin or chlorine gas poisoning. Dumayr is in the Qalamoun mountains, near the eastern Ghouta region which came under full government control last week after a weeks-long offensive and an alleged chemical weapons attack.

Global Media Russian missiles alarm Israel, stoking risk of next Syria crisis
Author: 0 Russian missiles alarm Israel, stoking risk of next Syria crisis

But appearing on the BBC's Question Time last, Emily Thornberry accused the Western military alliance of "breaching global law" by launching the raids. In line with many other countries like Germany, Canada and Turkey, Indonesia's message echoed the UN in that it called on nations to "show restraint in these risky circumstances and to avoid any acts that could escalate the situation and worsen the suffering of the Syrian people".

Global Media Naidu sits on hunger strike demanding justice for AP
Author: 0 Naidu sits on hunger strike demanding justice for AP

Naidu's fast is to demand the Centre to accord special category status to the state and fulfil all commitments made at the time of bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh to carve out Telangana state in 2014. "Is it not the Central government which is responsible for the Parliament not functioning smoothly?" Prime Minister Modi's wished Naidu at a time when Centre and the Chief Minister have been at the loggerhead over Special Category Status (SCS) to Andhra.

Global Media Magnitude 3.6 natural disaster in Canada felt in parts of MI
Author: 0 Magnitude 3.6 natural disaster in Canada felt in parts of MI

Meteorologist Ian Lee of the National Weather Service says the quake occurred around 8 p.m. Meteorologist David Gurney says earthquakes of the 3.6 magnitude that occurred Thursday "are rare, but not unheard of in southeast MI". The 3.6 magnitude quake hit around 8:02 p.m. Preliminary readings put the natural disaster at 3.6 on the Richter scale. Earthquakes are rare in the midwest region, but they do happen every now and then.

Global Media Inspectors barred from attack site in Syria
Author: 0 Inspectors barred from attack site in Syria

We convinced him to remain'. Nikki Haley: "Last night, we obliterated the major research facility that it used to assemble weapons of mass murder". It was "shameful" that a lack of accountability for the April 2017 attack on Khan Sheikhun "can only have reassured the Syrian regime that the global community was not serious in its stated commitment to uphold the norm against chemical weapons use", he added.

Global Media Yechury's future in CPI(M) might hinge on secret ballot
Author: 0 Yechury's future in CPI(M) might hinge on secret ballot

Several delegates from the other state units too may feel encouraged to vote for the minority view if freed from the fear of retribution for defying their local leaderships. Otherwise, the steering committee that is elected by the congress considers all amendments and makes a proposal to the party congress. The "Kerala lobby" also opposed an alliance with Congress, which, according to them, would lead to a complete dilution of the party's ideology and constitution.

Global Media European MPs urge USA not to scrap Iran nuclear deal
Author: 0 European MPs urge USA not to scrap Iran nuclear deal

In it, they argue that the deal has been the only effective control of Tehran's nuclear ambitions, and has helped prevent an arms race and a potentially devastating conflict in the Middle East. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in NY on Thursday local time on a six-day stay in U.S. where he is slated to attend a UN Meeting on Peace-building and Sustaining Peace in April 24-25.

Global Media Target's Car Seat Trade-In Event Returns this Weekend
Author: 0 Target's Car Seat Trade-In Event Returns this Weekend

A Target representative should give it to you when you trade in your old model (you get one coupon per vehicle seat dropped off). Anyone who brings an old vehicle seat to Target store will get a coupon for 20 percent off a new auto seat or stroller.

Global Media DOJ set to release Comey memos to Congress in next 24 hours
Author: 0 DOJ set to release Comey memos to Congress in next 24 hours

McCabe and his lawyers have denounced the IG report and have likewise attacked the criminal referral , while attempting to dismiss its significance. Sessions has tasked Huber with looking into a range of GOP concerns. According to a Justice Department manual, it is department policy that United States attorneys and other DOJ lawyers "will give investigations of Inspector General matters a high priority".

Global Media On the Occasion of Israel's National Day
Author: 0 On the Occasion of Israel's National Day

The United States established our diplomatic presence in Jerusalem well before the State of Israel was born , over 170 years ago. President Donald Trump's call to shift the U.S. The Office of Website Management, Bureau of Public Affairs, manages this site as a portal for information from the U.S. State Department.External links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein.

Global Media Iraqi warplanes attack Islamic State positions in Syria
Author: 0 Iraqi warplanes attack Islamic State positions in Syria

Last summer, Iraqi forces liberated Mosul from Daesh - which overran much of Iraq in mid-2014 - after a grueling nine-month military campaign. Iraq will be filling 329 seats in the national parliament in the May 12 election and choosing representatives to provincial assemblies, in the first poll held after the defeat of the Islamic State.

Global Media Sunny Thursday in Oklahoma with light wind, rain ahead for weekend
Author: 0 Sunny Thursday in Oklahoma with light wind, rain ahead for weekend

High: 64. The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning and a High Wind Warning for much of northern Arizona beginning Thursday at 11 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 45. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Tuesday , the high will be near 66 with partly sunny skies, the weather service said.

Global Media Trump signs off on sending Comey memos to Congress
Author: 0 Trump signs off on sending Comey memos to Congress

The redacted documents were sent over on Thursday evening to the chairs of the House Judiciary, Oversight and Intelligence committees. "I did not comment at any point during this topic and there was no mention or acknowledgment of any Federal Bureau of Investigation interest in or contact with General Flynn", Comey wrote .

Global Media California Gov. Jerry Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment
Author: 0 California Gov. Jerry Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced on April 4 that the Trump administration would send the National Guard to the four US southern border states in conjunction with border state governors. Nielsen, appearing alongside Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to thank him for contributing 440 troops, said Wednesday there were 1,000 troops deployed on the border mission and that number is growing.

Global Media 83-Year-Old Man Sentenced To Death By Alabama Court
Author: 0 83-Year-Old Man Sentenced To Death By Alabama Court

The execution of Walter Moody was scheduled for 6 p.m. CDT (2300 GMT) in the William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore however had been postponed as the court considered the appeals. Moody was first convicted in 1991 in federal court and sentenced to seven life terms plus 400 years. The Supreme Court of the United States declined to review his case in January.

Global Media MA officer laid to rest after funeral attended by thousands of officers
Author: 0 MA officer laid to rest after funeral attended by thousands of officers

Gannon was killed while serving a warrant in Marstons Mills. An update was posted on the police department's Facebook page, hours after they laid K-9 Nero's partner, Sergeant Sean Gannon , to rest. The 32-year-old Gannon leaves behind a wife, Dara, his parents and a brother and sister. The New Bedford native was a graduate of Bishop Stang High School in Dartmouth and Westfield State University.

Global Media Pittsburgh police prep for Mueller-related riots
Author: 0 Pittsburgh police prep for Mueller-related riots

Rosenstein, who has led the investigation since Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from it, put Mueller on the job. "If they succeed in tarnishing the deputy attorney general, perhaps they will have given President Trump the pretext he has sought to replace Mr.

Global Media Meghan Markle wows in glamorous Black Halo dress at Women's Empowerment event
Author: 0 Meghan Markle wows in glamorous Black Halo dress at Women's Empowerment event

Will and Kate had theirs on a Friday, the Queen chose a Thursday, and Charles and Diana did a Wednesday, so a weekend date is genuinely quite subversive for the Royals . Hopefully, Markle can just shake off her haters and keep on delivering jaw-dropping looks. And he acknowledged that fans have been waiting for awhile to see the pair walk down the aisle (especially after their almost-wedding in season 5).

Global Media BJP ministers quits to recast J & K cabinet soon
Author: 0 BJP ministers quits to recast J & K cabinet soon

Sources said the cabinet reshuffle in the BJP became necessary when the PDP inducted Tassaduq Hussain Mufti and Javaid Mustafa Mir as cabinet ministers raising the strength of the party to 12, including Chief Minister, in the state cabinet.

Global Media GOPers Urge Sessions, Wray to Probe Clinton, Top FBI and DOJ Officials
Author: 0 GOPers Urge Sessions, Wray to Probe Clinton, Top FBI and DOJ Officials

A spokesperson for Goodlatte has not responded to requests for comment. The lawmakers noted that Comey's July 2016 exoneration of Clinton for the investigation into her private email server "appears to have been made prior to interviewing Secretary Clinton and as many as 17 key witnesses, including Clinton's closest aides".

Global Media Lance Armstrong agrees to settlement in $100 million fraud case
Author: 0 Lance Armstrong agrees to settlement in $100 million fraud case

After repeated delays, the case was scheduled to begin on May 7, and the government was seeking $97 million-three times the damages-the maximum allowable penalty under the False Claims Act. Postal Service's sponsorship of Armstrong and his team. But, I mean, Kendall is technically a Jenner right? Landis will receive US$1.1 million out of the governments US$5 million while Amstrong will also be forced to pay US$1.65 million to cover Landis' legal costs.

Global Media Scott Pruitt Has Become Ridiculous — NY Times Editorial
Author: 0 Scott Pruitt Has Become Ridiculous — NY Times Editorial

On Monday, CNN reported that the Government Accountability Office concluded Pruitt violated federal law when his office purchased a $43,000 soundproof booth. In a letter to Whitehouse dated Tuesday, Elkins said his office would pursue an inquiry into the matter, despite time and budget constraints. "The new engagement will review the Administrator's personal travel and various other elements of your request".

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