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No more cars in Central Park

No more cars in Central Park

DeBlasio's move follows a similar one from January, when he made Brooklyn's Prospect Park's loop drive car-free. Traffic will be banned on all roads south of 72nd Street that cars, pedestrians and cyclists now share. He noted that he and his wife, Chirlane McCray, were married in the park and their two children played there. People seen jogging and riding mobility scooters through Central Park in New York City , Feb.


Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Charged With Second Felony

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Charged With Second Felony

A judge this week ruled against dismissing the governor's first felony charge, all but ensuring that Greitens will indeed see his day in court. Calls for Missouri Gov. "I stand by that work", Greitens said. "Since he will not resign, the House of Representatives must immediately begin impeachment proceedings". But that incident wasn't cited in the criminal charge, because it was past the three-year statute of limitations.


Kangaroo in Chinese zoo dies after visitors throw rocks at it

Kangaroo in Chinese zoo dies after visitors throw rocks at it

An employee of the zoo's animal rescue centre, surnamed Chen, said the dead kangaroo was a 12-year-old female. One kangaroo is dead and another has been left injured after visitors to a zoo in China's south flung sharp stones at them in a bid to make them "hop".


North Korea announces freeze on nuclear, missile tests

North Korea announces freeze on nuclear, missile tests

Pyongyang has made rapid technological progress in its weapons programmes under Kim, which has seen it subjected to increasingly strict sanctions by the UN Security Council, the United States, the European Union, South Korea and others. "Easing tensions and cooperating with the worldwide community is critical if Kim wanted to advance the economy,"said Cheong Seong-chang, a senior fellow at the Sejong Institute think-tank south of Seoul".


Union Cabinet Likely to Discuss Ordinance on Death Penalty for Child Rapists

Union Cabinet Likely to Discuss Ordinance on Death Penalty for Child Rapists

POCSO Act classifies child abuse into sexual harassment, sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault. Centre submitted its report while responding to a PIL filed by Advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava, seeking maximum sentence of death penalty to those offenders involved in the rape and brutal murder of children between the age group of 0 to 12.


Trump invites Putin to US

Trump invites Putin to US

Chemical weapons inspectors are waiting to go into Douma, near Damascus, to probe allegations of a chemical gas attack on April 7 that prompted last week's US-led response. Syria's once well-regarded air defense system completely failed to defend against the US -led strike on the country's chemical weapons facilities last week, highlighting how far the regime's military has declined, according to the Pentagon and military analysts.