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Striking university lecturers warned they could be held liable for student failures

Striking university lecturers warned they could be held liable for student failures

The University of Leeds has been contacted for comment. First and foremost, the strike has only been called as a measure of last resort. Lecturers at 61 universities and colleges voted in favour ...

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Chinese Declared Official Language of Pakistan - How & Why?

Chinese Declared Official Language of Pakistan - How & Why?

According to the news report , the Pakistan Senate's move come at a time when diplomatic ties between Beijing and Islamabad are strong - often to India's detriment. The launching ceremony was org...

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U.S. eyes 24pc tariffs imposed on China and Russian Federation

U.S. eyes 24pc tariffs imposed on China and Russian Federation

Wang Hejun, director China's department of commerce trade remedy and investigation bureau, was quoted by the South China Morning Post as saying: "If the final decision from the U.S. China has report...

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Sultans coach Moody excited about inaugural PSL match against Zalmi

Sultans coach Moody excited about inaugural PSL match against Zalmi

The Pakistan Cricket Board and the Information Technology University ( ITU ) on Sunday joined hands to use a player profiling software to keep track of performance of cricket players and enhance their...

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Ceasefire Violations:Villagers Shifting to Safer Places in Jammu and Kashmir

Ceasefire Violations:Villagers Shifting to Safer Places in Jammu and Kashmir

The troops noticed some movement in the area and immediately engaged the terror group, the spokesperson claimed. According to the sources, 3 civilians got injured during the firing from both the sides...

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Army awards 3 Parkland shooting victims with Medal of Heroism

Army awards 3 Parkland shooting victims with Medal of Heroism

His selfless act saved dozens. Wang's friends and supporters established a White House petition seeking full military honors for his burial. So far, the petition has received 28,160 signatures; it...

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Sheriff believes arming teachers will stop school shooting

Sheriff believes arming teachers will stop school shooting

Jones tweeted Sunday afternoon . The class will have a limited number of spots (50) and last about eight hours. The department said they received more than 50 emails in the span of 20 minutes. Ev...

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Poland Broke Law With Ancient Forest Logging, EU Court Adviser Says

Poland Broke Law With Ancient Forest Logging, EU Court Adviser Says

Poland's decisions to increase logging operations in the primeval forest of Bialowieza "are necessarily liable to result in a deterioration of the breeding sites of the protected species", the court's...

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Alabama reportedly hires defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski away from Miami

Alabama reportedly hires defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski away from Miami

Kuligowski coached two seasons at UM under Mark Richt after spending the previous 15 years at Missouri, and his work with the Hurricanes' front four was lauded. The talent base available to Kuligows...

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Sinn Fein organised support for 'civic society' letter to Irish premier

Sinn Fein organised support for 'civic society' letter to Irish premier

The latest letter - signed by well-known names such as musicians Christy Moore, Damien Dempsey, Glen Hansard and Frances Black - presses Mr Varadkar to lobby for legislation for Irish language speaker...

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Petra Kvitova wins Qatar Open title to clinch top-10 return

Petra Kvitova wins Qatar Open title to clinch top-10 return

The Czech secured back-to-back titles for the first time since 2011 with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 win, adding to her triumph in St Petersburg earlier this month. Third seed Muguruza raced into a 5-0 lead in ...

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Centre's prod sets stage for Amarinder Singh-Justin Trudeau meet today

Centre's prod sets stage for Amarinder Singh-Justin Trudeau meet today

According to the Canadian Press , Indian businesses will be investing $250 million in Canada , while Canadian companies will invest $750 million in India . "We have, we have been very strong on t...

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Red Sox Sign JD Martinez to 5-Year Deal

Red Sox Sign JD Martinez to 5-Year Deal

They made him a five-year offer reportedly worth about $100 million, but with spring training underway, Martinez is among more than 100 free agents who continue to hold out. "I've talked to him a coup...

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Oil markets diverge, with United States crude rising while Brent takes a knock

Oil markets diverge, with United States crude rising while Brent takes a knock

The most active US crude futures contract for delivery in April settled up 24 cents at $61.79 a barrel. The Brent variety was moving in the red zone because of the rise in the United States dollar, ...

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AR-15 Baseball Raffle: 3rd-Grade Team Going On With Fundraiser

AR-15 Baseball Raffle: 3rd-Grade Team Going On With Fundraiser

At first, he thought about getting a new item for the raffle, but choose to " turn it into a positive thing " after receiving "hate" online. The victor must pass a background check before receiving ...

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England call up Overton for New Zealand ODIs

England call up Overton for New Zealand ODIs

England coach Trevor Bayliss has called for an end to T20 worldwide cricket. Batsmen should be on top once again at the Eden Park. It is not the first time Bayliss has made such a suggestion and ...

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Ice Hockey: Norway beat Slovenia in first win since Lillehammer

Ice Hockey: Norway beat Slovenia in first win since Lillehammer

Slovenian ice hockey player Žiga Jeglič has become the third athlete to fail a drug test during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, it has been announced. The win means the Norwegians, the ...

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'Shame on you,' survivor tells President Trump

'Shame on you,' survivor tells President Trump

They want other protests to happen simultaneously in other cities on the same day. Junior Cameron Kasky says "we are losing our lives while the adults are playing around", referring to lawmakers ...

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Patrick Brown on hand to open local candidate's campaign headquarters

Patrick Brown on hand to open local candidate's campaign headquarters

Brown has spent the last few weeks clearing his name of those allegations, which he says hit him like a ton of bricks. "Our membership has gone from 12,000, and whether it's 145,000 or 180,000 or 20...

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Donald Trump denies allegation of forcible kissing woman

Donald Trump denies allegation of forcible kissing woman

Ms Crooks was working as a receptionist for a company on the 24th floor of New York's Trump Tower in 2006, aged 22, and she would see the businessman regularly as he took the lift up to his residence....

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Eastern Ghouta, Syria reduced to ruins by Assad regime

Eastern Ghouta, Syria reduced to ruins by Assad regime

There are nearly 400,000 people in Eastern Ghouta , the largest opposition stronghold left near the capital, according to the UN. Fresh air strikes on Tuesday morning killed at least 50 civilians, ...

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Michael Gove announces farm inspection review

Michael Gove announces farm inspection review

He said leaving the European Union would for the first time in decades allow policy design free from Brussels influence, and promised to give farmers and consumers more say in Whitehall decision-mak...

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The face of Trump Dating is a convicted sex offender

The face of Trump Dating is a convicted sex offender

The site has gotten some media coverage recently, primarily because it's created to serve only straight people, letting people sign up only if they choose "straight man" or "straight woman" at the o...

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Guns mean more than kids

Guns mean more than kids

I see no difference between these people, the Las Vegas shooter, the bigots, white or black supremacists and ISIS when their goals are obvious violence and intimidation of our populace. There are som...

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Mayor Cites JFK Assassination, Demands NRA Cancel Upcoming Convention in Dallas

Mayor Cites JFK Assassination, Demands NRA Cancel Upcoming Convention in Dallas

The NRA is scheduled to host their annual meeting at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention center in Dallas this May. Caraway says the May event is not appropriate following the Florida school shooing...

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Abbas calls for Middle East peace conference by middle of year

Abbas calls for Middle East peace conference by middle of year

There is broad worldwide consensus that the issue of Jerusalem's status should be resolved mutually toward the very end of negotiations. Katz attributed the population surge to the support of Trump'...

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Mueller interested in Kushner's attempts to secure foreign financing

Mueller interested in Kushner's attempts to secure foreign financing

One week after Trump's election Kushner met the chairman and executives of Anbang Insurance, the Chinese group which owns the Waldorf Astoria in New York, according to the New York Times . In particu...

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Cannizaro out as MSU baseball coach

Cannizaro out as MSU baseball coach

The Bulldogs in his lone season as coach won 40 games and reached the Super Regional round of the NCAA tournament and lost to LSU. The Bulldogs embark on a 12-day, nine game road trip beginning Wedn...

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Will Trae Young and Oklahoma Miss the NCAA Tournament?

Will Trae Young and Oklahoma Miss the NCAA Tournament?

KU's lack of depth has proven to be one of the team's weaknesses this season. If Kansas beats Oklahoma and the Red Raiders lose in Stillwater on Wednesday, the Jayhawks could actually go to Lubb...

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Arkansas High Schools Receive

Arkansas High Schools Receive "Copycat" Threats Following Florida Shooting

Police did not release the names of the male students who were arrested as they are juveniles, but both have been charged with intimidation, a level 6 felony. "It's unfortunate, but we always learn so...

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Volcanic blast reshaped 'lava dome' summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung

Volcanic blast reshaped 'lava dome' summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung

A few airports in the region have been closed after the volcano exploded and Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia's Disaster Agency, said that the eruption also brought with it multiple...

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Delhi Chief Secy meets Rajnath Singh

Delhi Chief Secy meets Rajnath Singh

According to police sources, the complaint has been registered under sections that include assault on public servant, voluntarily causing hurt, obstructing a public servant from performing his duty an...

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Complaint: California Assemblywoman asked staffer to play spin the bottle

Complaint: California Assemblywoman asked staffer to play spin the bottle

The complaint with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing was filed by David Kernick, a 38-year-old former Marine. Politico reported that Kernick claims he was sacked from hi...

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Dozens of Russians wounded in Syria: Russian FM

Dozens of Russians wounded in Syria: Russian FM

The Foreign Ministry had previously said that five Russians nationals may have been killed in the same clash and dismissed media reports of a higher death toll as "disinformation". "So, whatever happe...

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MEA urges Maldives govt to implement SC order, abstain from extending emergency

MEA urges Maldives govt to implement SC order, abstain from extending emergency

A decision will be announced soon. President Yameen on Monday requested the parliament to extend the state of emergency by 30 days due to the present threat to national security and a constitutional...

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Record warmth this week

Record warmth this week

While the north-central deals with snow, repeated rainfall over already saturated ground may lead to flooding from the Great Lakes region to eastern Texas. Lows near 30 degrees are forecast. The fre...

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Japanese man given custody of 13 surrogate kids

Japanese man given custody of 13 surrogate kids

Thai officials also told the court they visited Cambodia and Japan and found the man had enough facilities to bring up the 13 children. Sam Everingham is global director for Families Through Surrogacy...

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UNICEF Says 1 Million Babies Die The Day They're Born

UNICEF Says 1 Million Babies Die The Day They're Born

The study, which found the number of newborn deaths in India was one of the highest in the world, says the causes of such deaths are preventable and treatable as 80 per cent of these fatalities happen...

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

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

Much has been made, for example, of the prospect of a UK-US trade deal that could see chlorinated chickens from the US - now barred from Europe - being accepted in Britain. "Such mutual recognitio...

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No Chinese warships near Maldives: Indian Navy refutes Chinese reports

No Chinese warships near Maldives: Indian Navy refutes Chinese reports

The Chinese naval ships included an amphibious landing vessel, the report in mil.news.sina.com.cn said. About 10 days ago, the Chinese navy's "zhanlan 2018A" expedition team crossed the strait in In...

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