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Bodies of two Americans who died in Canada avalanche found

Bodies of two Americans who died in Canada avalanche found

The pair were reported missing after they didn't check out of their hotel on Tuesday and didn't show up for their flight home, according to Royal Canadian Mounted Police Sgt. The two tourists, who came from Boston, were caught in the avalanche on either Saturday or Sunday. "We were unable to start a rescue recovery due to the avalanche risk in the area so we called in our location and returned back to the road to meet the rest of the search and rescue team". Read More

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tables crucial GST bills in Lok Sabha

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tables crucial GST bills in Lok Sabha

The bills were introduced as money bills in the Lok Sabha, which means the Rajya Sabha can debate on them but its vote was not binding for their passage. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs S S Ahluwalia said the bills were uploaded on the government website on the midnight of Friday. Goods and Services Tax (GST), the biggest tax reform in India since Independence, is expected to boost the rate of economic growth by about 0.5 percentage points, broaden the revenue base and cut ... Read More

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Man caught stealing John Legend's luggage at Kennedy Airport

Man caught stealing John Legend's luggage at Kennedy Airport

The singer caught wind of the report on Twitter (March 24) and called the story false and confirmed that he had retrieved his bag. The 38-year-old musician was nearly left without his luggage - which is reported to have included a pair of $30,000 Cartier Panther jewel-studded cuff links and a $500 pair of sunglasses, as well as designer clothes - when it was left unattended by his greeter and an opportunistic thief tried to grab it. Read More

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High Court Shakes Its Pom-Poms for Uniform Makers

High Court Shakes Its Pom-Poms for Uniform Makers

Indeed, respondents [Varsity Brands] have applied the designs in this case to other media of expression-different types of clothing-without replicating the uniform. "But with that cut and arrangement, the resulting pictures on which Varsity seeks protection do not simply depict designs". The Court, however, expressly disclaimed any conclusion regarding whether the decorations were sufficiently original to qualify for copyright protection and further clarified that even if the decorations were ... Read More

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Storm Restrictions Extended to All Trucks on Interstate 84 in NE Pennsylvania

Storm Restrictions Extended to All Trucks on Interstate 84 in NE Pennsylvania

They escorted the 23-month-old child through the snowstorm from Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono in East Stroudsburg to Geisinger Janet Weis Children's Hospital in Danville for heart transplant surgery. Monday. The National Guard followed to make sure if anything happened they could help. Wolf also says approximately 700 National Guard members are being deployed, along with more than 2,000 snow plows. Read More

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Weekly Jobless Claims Fell Last Week to 241K

Weekly Jobless Claims Fell Last Week to 241K

With an unemployment rate below five percent since May, the tightening labor market has seen employers forgo layoffs out of fear they may not be able to replace the workers they let go. The labor force includes those who are employed and those without jobs but actively looking for work. Over the year, the number of people in the labor force increased by 10,259, as the number of employed grew by 9,236 and the number of unemployed increased by 1,023. Read More

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Bird flu suspected in Alabama

The ADAI Poultry Division is available to answer any questions concerning movement of poultry and should be notified at 334-240-6584 and/or USDA at 1-866-536-7593 if birds show unusual signs of disease (flu-like symptoms) or flocks experiences unexplained mortalities. Read More

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All restrictions on cash withdrawal from bank accounts removed from today

All restrictions on cash withdrawal from bank accounts removed from today

As per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decision taken in February, all limits for withdrawal of money from ATMs ended on Monday, March 13 . Limit on cash withdrawals from current accounts was removed effective January 30, 2017. All limits on cash withdrawals from the Saving bank accounts imposed on November 8 after the demonetisation hit the old currency and banned old 500 and 1000 notes. Read More

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Eddie Jones names the England squad ahead of Scotland clash

Vunipola has played just 72 minutes for Saracens since suffering a knee injury in November and despite returning to the England camp this week, Jones has opted against naming him in the starting XV. He's one of our best players, but he's not ready to start yet. Jones' men are only two wins away from equalling New Zealand's incredible record of 18 wins on the bounce and the return of Vunipola might prove to be a massive boost in their mission to make that record their own. Read More

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Research Highlight: Fault System off Southern California Could Produce Magnitude 7.3 Quake

Research Highlight: Fault System off Southern California Could Produce Magnitude 7.3 Quake

These segments are separated by what geologists term as stepovers, which are where a fault is horizontally offset. With this information, they defined the fault dimensions and magnitude with more precision than other studies before. Geological Survey as a postdoctoral fellow. When conducting research, the team processed seismic surveys from the past and added in high-resolution bathymetric data, gathered offshore by Scripps researchers between 2006 and 2009, in addition to seismic ... Read More

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WEATHER: Tornado watch issued for North Iowa

A second tornado was confirmed four miles north of Knoxville. Check out more photos of the damage on the Daviess County Emergency Management Facebook page . with a rating of EF-1 and wind speeds estimated at 110 miles per hour. This twister is rated EF-2 and had winds up to 120 miles per hour. The tornado caused significant damage to Wells Manufacturing, with a partial collapse of walls and the roof. Read More

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Study finds Harris County leads nation in exonerations

Study finds Harris County leads nation in exonerations

As in past years, Texas leads the country in exonerations, many of them for nonviolent drug crimes. For example, the researchers found that some of the disparity is driven in large part by higher murder rates in black communities. The 2016 data show convictions that led to murder exonerations with black defendants were more likely to involve misconduct by police officers than those with white defendants. Read More

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More Kids Are Getting Sick From Drinking Hand Sanitizers, CDC Reports

More Kids Are Getting Sick From Drinking Hand Sanitizers, CDC Reports

During 2011-2014, more than 70,000 alcohol-based hand sanitizer cases are were reported to poison control centers across the USA and a lot of them may have been accidental with 91 percent occurring in kids aged 5 and under. Most of these exposures may have been accidental, with 91% occurring in children aged 5 and younger. The reason for this seasonal trend is unknown but might be associated with flu season or more ready access to hand sanitisers during the school year, researchers said. Read More

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