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He is particularly not happy with BJP's decision to give Rajya Sabha ticket to Sakaldeep Rajbhar, BJP dalit leader from Ballia. "We will boycott the voting if they [the BJP] don't talk". "That is why they were given a befitting reply in Gorakhpur and Phulpur by-elections". "Instead of celebrating one year of UP government, they should seriously do self-introspection of their failures".
  • More snow and weather warnings as 'mini beast from the east' arrives

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    Met Office bosses issued more yellow be aware warnings for large parts of the country from 5pm on Saturday afternoon. He said: "We don't expect anything like the same impact as a result of it, although there will be some snow about". "There are some very strong winds, meaning it could feel as low as -7C or -8C for some people". A MET Office amber warning for snow has been extended as forecasters predict snow will continue to fall across Somerset.
  • Tempe police: Woman struck, killed by self-driving Uber

    Tempe police: Woman struck, killed by self-driving Uber

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    Uber confirms that the vehicle was traveling in autonomous mode with a safety driver behind the wheel during the crash. A woman walking on a crosswalk was struck by the auto and she later died in the hospital due to the injuries she sustained.
  • Majority believe Abe bears 'some responsibility' for altered documents

    Majority believe Abe bears 'some responsibility' for altered documents

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    Asked who should be elected in the next ruling Liberal Democratic Party presidential election in September, Abe was dislodged from top spot by Shigeru Ishiba, a veteran lawmaker and former defense minister. It appears likely that the government will be pushed into an even tougher spot unless it offers new information on why the documents were doctored, and on whose orders.
  • Claire's: tween jewelry and ear piercing retailer files for bankruptcy

    Claire's: tween jewelry and ear piercing retailer files for bankruptcy

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    Claire's, the chainstore known for its tween jewelry and ear piercing, declared bankruptcy on Monday, the latest retailer to succumb to the online shopping revolution. Claire's said it reached an agreement with creditors including Elliott Management Corp and Monarch Alternative Capital LP, which will provide it with about $575 million in new capital.
  • Russians begin voting for presidential election

    Russians begin voting for presidential election

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    If Putin serves to the end of his new fourth term, which expires in 2024, he would become the longest-serving leader of Russian Federation since Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. "Demand justice; demand laws and courts that matter". "The percentage that we have just seen speaks for itself". The constitution limits the president to two successive terms, obliging him to step down at the end of his new mandate - as he did in 2008 after serving two four-year terms.
  • Vladimir Putin retains grip on Russian Federation, exit polls show

    Vladimir Putin retains grip on Russian Federation, exit polls show

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    Sunday also marks exactly four years since Putin signed a treaty declaring Crimea part of Russian Federation following its annexation from Ukraine, an action that led to the war in the east of the former Soviet state. Given the lack of real competition in the presidential race, authorities struggled against voter apathy, putting many of Russia's almost 111 million voters under intense pressure to cast ballots.
  • KCR, Mamata flash anti-BJP new coalition 'for the people' sans Congress

    KCR, Mamata flash anti-BJP new coalition 'for the people' sans Congress

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    The Telangana CM will be meeting West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee , aka "Didi" of Bengal. Earlier in March, political leaders such as Banerjee, former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Asaduddin Owaisi backed Rao's proposal for a Third Front - one without the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and its main opposition, the Congress .
  • Commons: UK should extend Brexit talks

    Commons: UK should extend Brexit talks

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    Britain should consider postponing its official departure from the European Union because many key negotiating issues still remain unresolved a year before the United Kingdom will leave the bloc, a key committee of British lawmakers has suggested.
  • Micro Focus shares crash as group warns over sales and…

    Micro Focus shares crash as group warns over sales and…

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    Stephen Murdoch, now Micro Focus chief operating officer, becomes chief executive and rejoins the board. "We think the market in infrastructure software will contine to consolidate and we hope to participate in this consolidation". Revenue for 2018 is now forecast to fall by between 6% and 9%, down from guidance of a 2% to 4% fall issued in January. The deal had catapulted Micro Focus into the ranks of Europe's leading software makers.
  • Shopping mall owner rejects £5bn French takeover bid

    Shopping mall owner rejects £5bn French takeover bid

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    Bankers at Goldman Sachs and Citigroup have advised a French shopping centre investor on an approach to United Kingdom developer Hammerson that could disrupt a tie-up deal it has already struck with another player. British newspaper The Times reported on Monday that Klepierre had made a 5 billion pound ($6.97 billion) takeover approach for Hammerson. Any intention to do so must be tabled by 5pm on April 16 as per the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.
  • IndiGo aircraft grounded in Jammu, 6th such incident in a week

    IndiGo aircraft grounded in Jammu, 6th such incident in a week

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    Sources said that the IndiGo's aircraft (VT IVE) is grounded in Jammu since yesterday. The airline will operate flights to Bengaluru, Chennai, Amritsar, Bhubaneshwar, Raipur, Srinagar, Bagdogra, Udaipur, Vadodara and Vishakhapatnam from T2 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
  • Recent Analysts Ratings MGM Resorts International (MGM)

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    Nem (Call) now has $20.40B valuation. MGM Resorts International ( NYSE MGM ) traded down $0.69 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $36.08. Fir Tree holds 1.36% or 1.46 million shares in its portfolio. Earnings per share (EPS) are the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy" on Wednesday, April 13.
  • Family reunited with dog that United Airlines mistakenly sent to Japan

    Family reunited with dog that United Airlines mistakenly sent to Japan

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    The flight crew said the case was blocking the aisle, so a flight attendant put it in the overhead storage bin, according to Kokito's owner, Catalina Robledo. When the flight landed, the family discovered that Kokito had died . And a woman moving from OR to Kansas with her family on a United Airlines flight last Tuesday was stunned when she went to collect her dog from the cargo facility and instead discovered a Great Dane waiting in its place.
  • Alibaba puts top executive in charge of Lazada in Southeast Asia push

    Alibaba puts top executive in charge of Lazada in Southeast Asia push

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    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said today it will appoint one of its founders as head of Lazada and inject another United States dollars 2 billion into Southeast Asia's leading online shopping firm, boosting its regional expansion. Last year, Amazon entered the market for the first time by launching its express, same-day delivery service, Prime Now, in Singapore. "Lazada is well-positioned for the next phase of development of internet-enabled commerce in this region, and we are excited ...
  • Dozens of homes believed destroyed in New South Wales bushfire

    Dozens of homes believed destroyed in New South Wales bushfire

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    Tathra's bush fire alert status is now set to watch and act. Furniture maker Steve Jory told AAP his home was destroyed but said "more importantly" his family was safe and they could rebuild. Firefighters have described working through a rain of tennis ball-sized embers. The NSW Rural Fire Service says the 1000-hectare blaze is still out of control.
  • United Kingdom teacher wins $1m Global Teacher Prize

    United Kingdom teacher wins $1m Global Teacher Prize

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    With 130 languages spoken in the diverse community where she teaches, Ms Zafirakou has learned basic phrases in Hindu, Tamil and Gujarati. The prime minister said: 'You have shown enormous dedication and creativity in your work. "So thank you for all you have done and continue to do". Asked what she will do with the prize money, she said: 'I'm going to be patient, I'm going to reflect, but as you know I think it would be really fantastic if I could think about how the arts could be ...
  • Youth action against gun violence

    Youth action against gun violence

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    It seems weird that the school would take such harsh action against young people taking action into their own hands when adults seem incapable of doing so. The silence was broken up only by the occasional short speech from some of the assembled students. Foran students march, holding a sign that reads, "Never Again".
  • Data Shows United Has More Pet Deaths Than Other Airlines

    Data Shows United Has More Pet Deaths Than Other Airlines

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    Some airlines refuse to fly certain breeds of cats and dogs , such as pug dogs and Himalayan cats, which are prone to breathing difficulties that can be exacerbated by air travel. United issued an apology after the discovery of the switched dogs. A flight attendant insisted the woman put her pup's carrier in the overhead bins because it was blocking the aisle.
  • Total SA (NYSE:TOT) Stake Lifted by Capital Analysts LLC

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    Alder Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALDR) has declined 33.67% since March 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.21% the S&P500. The stock of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by Morgan Stanley. (NASDAQ:ALDR) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, January 8.
  • Antero Midstream GP (AMGP)

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    Tinicum Inc who had been investing in Antero Midstream Partners Lp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.95B market cap company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Enable Midstream Partners from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $17.00 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, February 5th.
  • IShares Core Conservative Allocation (AOK) Rises 0.02% for Mar 16

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    Litman Gregory Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Ishares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond Etf by 267.7% during the 4th quarter. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC purchased a new position in shares of Ishares Core U.S. The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 2nd were given a dividend of $0.0864 per share.
  • Kanawha Capital Management LLC Buys Shares of 2320 Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT)

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    Shapiro Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Wal ( WMT ) by 99.16% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ironwood Investment Counsel Llc sold 4,576 shares as the company's stock rose 13.55% with the market. It has underperformed by 0.41% the S&P500. Nineteen investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company's stock.
  • Will break walls between Congress workers, leaders: Rahul

    Will break walls between Congress workers, leaders: Rahul

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    Noting that Jammu and Kashmir was an integral part of India, he said the country needed to recognise the state's special problems and "we must deal with those problems with all seriousness". Hitting out at the Prime Minister over demonetisation, Congress chief said, "If we make mistakes, we accept". The Gandhi scion assured the party workers that he would break walls between them and leaders and vowed to fill the Congress stage with "talented youngsters".
  • Google bans cryptocurrency ads

    Google bans cryptocurrency ads

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    Google confirmed its plans in its latest "bad ads" report , where it revealed that over the course of 2017, it took down 3.2 billion advertisements that violated its policies. If you're interested, you can read Google's official announcement here. Google has said its new ads policy which comes into effect from June and aims to weed out bitcoin or cryptocurrency ads will save people from getting drawn to risky financial ventures.
  • United Airlines Accidentally Sends A Dog Meant For Kansas To Japan

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    Kokito's death wasn't the first pet death under United Airlines' wing. It headed to OH after the airline "chose the fastest option to reunite the dog with his family", Noonan said. Prosecutors from the Harris County District Attorney's Office in Houston announced Thursday that they were reviewing Kokito's death to see whether animal cruelty charges are warranted.
  • Washington governor, BC premier in Vancouver to talk trains

    Washington governor, BC premier in Vancouver to talk trains

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    Horgan, the governors of OR and Washington, as well as officials representing the governor of California have gathered in Vancouver to mark the 10th anniversary of the Pacific Coast Collaborative. Inslee said his state's earlier studies show big potential for ridership, fed by a hockey rivalry between the Vancouver Canucks and the prospective NHL franchise, the Seattle Totems.
  • Moscow says still ready to work with London on spy poisoning

    Moscow says still ready to work with London on spy poisoning

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    Russian Federation has repeatedly said Britain is refusing to provide a sample of the nerve agent used in Salisbury. But " Russia's reaction could be also be more wide-reaching", it predicted, citing diplomatic sources. "We take no pleasure in having to constantly criticize Russian Federation, but we need Russian Federation to stop giving us so many reasons to do so", Haley told the United Nations Security Council.
  • Britain to Brief UN Security Council on Spy Poisoning Probe

    Britain to Brief UN Security Council on Spy Poisoning Probe

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    The Russian Foreign Ministry said it was giving the 23 British diplomats one week to leave the country. Britain has blamed Russia for the poisoning and announced the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats. Mr Johnson said that only Russian Federation had the means and motive for carrying out the assassination attempt on Sergei Skripal that left the spy, his daughter Yulia and police officer Nick Bailey in hospital.
  • Babies

    Babies "R" Us could close along with sister chain

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    And that meant an unpleasant shopping experience that doomed the chain. "It's hard to sell toys in a cold, warehouse environment". In addition to Onalaska, Toys R Us plans to close stores in Appleton, Brookfield, Green Bay, Janesville, Madison, Milwaukee and Racine.
  • US Probes Airbag Failures in Hyundai, Kia Car Crashes

    US Probes Airbag Failures in Hyundai, Kia Car Crashes

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    Apparently four people are dead and six are injured, reported ABC . The issue in these vehicles are linked to electrical circuit shorts in the air bag control computers, which are developed by parts supplier ZF-TRW. Hyundai on Feb 27 recalled almost 155,000 Sonatas after determining that an electrical overstress failed to inflate the air bags during collisions.
  • Del Potro roars past Raonic to set Federer clash — ATP Indian Wells

    Del Potro roars past Raonic to set Federer clash — ATP Indian Wells

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    The 27-year-old Raonic picked up just his fourth match win of the season and is seeking to capture his ninth career ATP Tour title. This will only be their second meeting at Indian Wells. The former Wimbledon finalist talked about all of his injuries over the past year: "Right adductor, left glut at the beginning of the year". Last month, Federer claimed his 97th singles title with a victory at Rotterdam and regained the world number one ranking, becoming the oldest number one in ATP ...
  • Family forced off Southwest flight at Midway in viral video

    Family forced off Southwest flight at Midway in viral video

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    The flight attendants told the man that he needed to calm his daughter or he would be escorted off the plane with her, according to Armstrong. "I'm trying to calm her down, '" the witness said. The decision has been made", Michelle retorts. She then turns her camera back to the family, where the male flight attendant is telling the father, 'We're just trying to keep this as simple as possible, you can not fly on this flight'.