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Your Weather Report: Areas of frost before turning sunny

Your Weather Report: Areas of frost before turning sunny

East wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. At night, cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain overnight. An inch of rain is possible with some higher totals north towards the Red River. East wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. Night: Mostly clear with winds becoming southwest 0 to 5 miles per hour. Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.


It's Hindus vs Muslims, says BJP MLA

It's Hindus vs Muslims, says BJP MLA

A video of the comments by MLA Sanjay Patil in Belagavi is in wide circulation in the run-up to the assembly polls. "This elections is not about roads or drinking water, this election is about Hindus and Muslims", he had said. Karnataka Assembly has 225 seats but voting takes place for 224 as one seat in reserved for the Anglo-Indian community and the representative is nominated by the Karnataka governor.


Sen. Chuck Schumer to introduce bill decriminalizing marijuana

Sen. Chuck Schumer to introduce bill decriminalizing marijuana

He added that it was "the right thing to do". His bill would not legalize marijuana outright, but instead allow states to decide whether to make the drug available commercially. Senator Chuck Schumer now supports decriminalizing marijuana. Schumer, who has previously backed medical marijuana and the right of states to experiment with legal weed, is one of a growing chorus of centrist politicians advocating legalization.


Basque separatist group ETA apologises for armed campaign

Basque separatist group ETA apologises for armed campaign

The group, which waged a bloody campaign for independence for seven regions in northern Spain and south-west France, is expected to announce its dissolution early next month. It handed over its arms past year. "Suffering existed before the birth of ETA and continued after it ceased its armed struggle", it said. In a statement released on Friday morning, the group made a full and unambiguous apology for its actions, accepting that it bore "direct responsibility" for years of bloodshed and ...


Volcano in southwestern Japan stops erupting, alert level retained

Volcano in southwestern Japan stops erupting, alert level retained

Japan's meteorological agency declared the entire mountain off limits on Friday, even though explosions had subsided. The volcano a part of this Kirishima mountain selection on Japan's southern island of Kyushu. The eruption occurred a few kilometres away from Shinmoedake, which featured in the 1967 James Bond film " You Only Live Twice " and erupted in March.


S. Korea, DPRK open hotline of direct dialogue between leaders: Blue House

S. Korea, DPRK open hotline of direct dialogue between leaders: Blue House

South Korea's presidential office said a successful test call was conducted on the hotline between Seoul's presidential Blue House and Pyongyang's powerful State Affairs Commission. A brief news announcement said only that the committee would 'discuss and decide the policy issues of new stage in line with the demand of the important historic period of the developing Korean revolution'.