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The government will take a decision keeping in mind the larger welfare of the people of Konkan and Maharashtra". "The government will decide what is in the best interests of the people of Konkan region", Fadnavis said. Jondhale said while the Congress and the NCP are also opposing the project to target the BJP-led government, it can be viewed as hypocrisy, as it was the previous Congress-NCP regime that was pushing for the Jaitapur nuclear power project despite people's opposition.
  • Total CC 2018: Draw Procedure for Group Phase

    Total CC 2018: Draw Procedure for Group Phase

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    The four teams seeded were picked base on their performance in the CAF competitions for the previous five seasons. ASEC were crowned champions in 1998 and V Club in 1973 while Aduana are among 11 qualifiers who have secured mini-league places for the first time.
  • 806 cases disposed by National Lok Adalats

    806 cases disposed by National Lok Adalats

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    MASLSA maintained that media play a valuable role in spreading information, awareness and attracting people to settle their disputes through Lok Adalat and the same is highly appreciated. An amount of Rs 32, 63, 58,367.7 was settled during the Lok Adalat all over the State. Total settlement amount in Land Acquisition Cases, Motor Accident Claims, cheque bounce cases, pre-litigation recovery cases and fine collected was Rs15.02 crores.
  • Cuomo pitches plastic bag ban as Nixon leads 'green' march

    Cuomo pitches plastic bag ban as Nixon leads 'green' march

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    Before setting off, Nixon said Cuomo hasn't done enough to develop renewable energy industries in NY state despite being in office for more than seven years. The company's senior vice president, Peter Galbraith Kelly, was a codefendant in the bribery trial and conviction of Cuomo's former closest aide, Joe Percoco.
  • Bank of America Corp (BAC) Holding Held by JFS Wealth Advisors LLC

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    Bank Amer Corp has $309.38 billion MC. About 50.45 million shares traded. Since April 23, 2017 BAC has risen 28.18% and is uptrending. BAC outperformed by 16.63% the S&P 500. The stock of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) earned "Buy" rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, December 20. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Tuesday, June 6.
  • Brock Boeser a finalist for rookie of the year

    Brock Boeser a finalist for rookie of the year

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    Barzal is widely considered to be the favourite for the award, especially after Boeser suffered a season-ending fracture of a vertebrae. Keller finished with 65 points (23 goals, 42 assists) and Boeser finished with 55 points (29 goals, 26 assists) before he got hurt finishing his season with 62 games played.
  • Bungling cops try to use dead chap's fingers to unlock his smartmobe

    Bungling cops try to use dead chap's fingers to unlock his smartmobe

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    Lt. Randall Chaney told the Times that police wanted the phone data for their death investigation as well as a separate drug probe involving Phillip. "There's a ghoulish component to it that's troubling to most people". Legal experts maintain that a warrant wouldn't be needed to unlock a person's device after their death.
  • Deaf, Partially Blind Family Dog Saves 3-Year-Old Lost In Wildnerness

    Deaf, Partially Blind Family Dog Saves 3-Year-Old Lost In Wildnerness

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    More than 100 volunteers and officers began searching for the little girl but after several hours and an exhaustive search, they suspended the search until sunrise. The grandmother quickly shot up the mountain in search of the child. "I had a good sleep Granby, '" Bennett said the girl told her. Phipps said Aurora suffered minor cuts and abrasions but was otherwise well.
  • Arrest made after van hits pedestrians in Toronto

    Arrest made after van hits pedestrians in Toronto

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    Officers were called to the scene at 1:27 pm (1727 GMT), police said, without specifying whether or not the incident was deliberate. Phil Zullo was driving north on Yonge Street early Monday afternoon when he said he observed police chasing a vehicle.
  • Police throw woman to floor during arrest at restaurant

    Police throw woman to floor during arrest at restaurant

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    Video of the incident captured by Clemons' friend Canita Adams shows Saraland Police officers briefly chatting with Clemons before dragging her out of her chair and onto the restaurant floor. Clemons maintained that she had done nothing wrong. It's not clear from the video why she is being arrested in the first place. Little confirmed that the department is aware of the incident and that SPD has opened an investigation into the matter.
  • After PM directives, SSGC resumes gas supply to K-Electric

    After PM directives, SSGC resumes gas supply to K-Electric

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    Power Minister Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari categorically said that matters could not move forward on the issue of enhanced gas supply to KE without payment, or an agreement on mechanism for payment, of Rs 80 billion receivables. The gas company will start supplying 130 mmcfd of gas to K-Electric today. He said residents of Karachi would get water and electricity both. The areas previously exempted from load shedding are having six hours of load shedding daily.
  • 20 killed, 40 wounded in air raid on Yemen wedding: medics

    20 killed, 40 wounded in air raid on Yemen wedding: medics

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    The head of the Republican Hospital in the provincial city of Hajja told Reuters news agency on Monday that it had received 40 bodies . The top provincial health official, Khaled al-Nadhri, told the Associated Press that most of those killed were women and children who had gathered in one of the tents at the party .
  • Mom Set Car on Fire with 3 Children Inside, Say Texas Police

    Mom Set Car on Fire with 3 Children Inside, Say Texas Police

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    Ana Ester Segovia allegedly set fire to a vehicle with her three daughters inside while at a auto wash in Houston on April 22. Houston police spokeswoman Jodi Silva says the woman was at a vehicle wash Sunday evening when she began repeatedly revving the engine to the point that it caught fire.
  • New Offensive Video From Syracuse Fraternity

    New Offensive Video From Syracuse Fraternity

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    Later, another student, using a derogatory word for Jews, makes a veiled reference to gas chambers in Nazi Germany. He warned that more students could be "implicated in the coming days". The paper said videos were posted in a private Facebook group. Maldonado said the university will not release the videos. "One of these brothers is a conservative Republican, and the new members roasted him by playing the part of a racist conservative character".
  • Count Dankula to be sentenced for Nazi pug salute hate crime

    Count Dankula to be sentenced for Nazi pug salute hate crime

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    Meechan says he trained the pug to react to phrases like "gas the Jews" to irritate his girlfriend, then uploaded the video to his popular "Count Dankula" account on YouTube, where it was viewed over three million times. What is most worrying is that one of the primary things to be considered in any action is context and intent and today context and content was completely disregarded.
  • In bumpy road to confirmation, Pompeo faces committee vote

    In bumpy road to confirmation, Pompeo faces committee vote

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    A favorable report is very much in doubt as the committee's 10 Democrats have said they will oppose Pompeo, as has Republican Sen. Despite that lack of support at the committee level, Republican and Democratic leadership aides say that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., can still bring up his nomination for a floor vote and is expected to do so later in the week - regardless of the committee vote - after jumping over some procedural hurdles.
  • The laughing Melania trump and Barack Obama became an Internet meme

    The laughing Melania trump and Barack Obama became an Internet meme

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    As the organ hummed softly in the background, Obama turned and said something to the current first lady. While there were many striking images from the weekend, one stood out- after the funeral President George H.W. The White House released a statement saying he decided not to attend the funeral in order "to avoid disruptions due to added security, and out of respect for the Bush family and friends attending the service".
  • Mirwaiz demands reopening of all rape cases

    Mirwaiz demands reopening of all rape cases

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    The Supreme Court of Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) Bar Association Friday awarded Honorary Membership to Advocate Jammu Kashmir High Court, Deepika Thussu Rajawat. "We need to let Mr Modi, the Indian prime minister, know that the world is watching and that justice should prevail for the minor and all other victims of rape in India", a statement on their FB page said.
  • Iran Bans Use of Cryptocurrency for Fear of US Sanctions

    Iran Bans Use of Cryptocurrency for Fear of US Sanctions

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    The ban came because "all cryptocurrencies have the capacity to be turned into a means for money-laundering and financing terrorism and in general can be turned into a means for transferring criminals' money", it added. "But I have seen other cryptoexchanges were still working normally". In Iran, there have been many worldwide blockchain dealers providing services for past many years and have helped to circumvent the country's highly restrictive foreign exchange trading environment.
  • Five areas of Collier named Opportunity Zones

    Five areas of Collier named Opportunity Zones

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    The U.S. Treasury has committed to responding to state submissions within 30 days. In Duluth, downtown, the Central Hillside, Lincoln Park and parts of West Duluth made the cut. Minnesota Housing Commissioner Mary Tingerthal said the zones could attract much-needed investments in workforce housing. The Treasury Department has already designated areas of DE around Wilmington and parts of Camden in South Jersey as opportunity zones, according to online mapping service PolicyMap , which has ...
  • Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Anticipates Cohen Documents Will Embarrass Sean Hannity

    Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Anticipates Cohen Documents Will Embarrass Sean Hannity

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    HUD helped Hannity get mortgages worth $17.9 million to fund the purchases by insuring the loans under a National Housing Act program. Each company uses a variation of the same name mixed with the initials of Hannity's children. Hannity has had one of the firm's principals, Bill Lako, appear on his radio show . There was no indication that Carson was personally involved in the new financing, according to the Guardian .
  • Bracing for Iranian Counterstrike, Israel Exposes Iran's Air Defenses in Syria

    Bracing for Iranian Counterstrike, Israel Exposes Iran's Air Defenses in Syria

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    They have already gone through two rounds, and Round 3, now pending, could blow Syria sky-high. "An analysis of the flight path and operational and intelligence research performed on parts of the Iranian UAV that entered our territory on February 10 shows it carried explosive material and its mission was to carry out a destructive operation".
  • No objection to Manu Sharma's release, says Jessica Lall's sister Sabrina

    No objection to Manu Sharma's release, says Jessica Lall's sister Sabrina

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    His first acquittal with a trial court sparked protests and outrage until the case had been readmitted at 2006 from the Delhi High Court in June. Later, the Supreme Court upheld the high court's verdict. "It is not about him (Sharma) or forgiveness, but more about myself letting go of anger and resentment". Sharma was initially sent to a "semi-open jail" in August 2015 after completion of 12 and a half years in closed prisons as mandated by the rules.
  • Qatari fighter jets affect UAE plane's safety

    Qatari fighter jets affect UAE plane's safety

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    Qatari fighters flew dangerously close to an Emirati airbus 320, Flight ETD88, en route from Dammam to Abu Dhabi at 10:50 am, the Civil Aviation Affairs said. In January, a similar incident occurred where Qatari military aircraft intercepted two other civilian planes, threatening the safety of passengers and crew, and violating worldwide laws and conventions.
  • Paris attacks suspect gets 20-year sentence in Brussels

    Paris attacks suspect gets 20-year sentence in Brussels

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    Abdeslam's co-defendant Sofiane Ayari received the same sentence after the pair were convicted of terrorism-related attempted murder over the shootout in which four police officers were wounded. His lawyers do not dispute Abdeslam was in Paris during the attacks. Officials believe Abdeslam had links with the bombers and that they brought forward their attack because they feared Abdeslam might reveal their plans under interrogation.
  • James Comey feels sorry for Donald Trump

    James Comey feels sorry for Donald Trump

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    Until now, Comey has publicly stated that he shared the memos with top officials at the FBI , Columbia Law School professor Daniel Richman and special counsel Robert Mueller's office. But returning now in his new book, A Higher Loyalty , to his handful of meetings with Trump, he deftly, sometimes comically, captures the president as the inattentive, emotionally stunted, self-focused, absent-from-any-civic-sense, absurd fellow nearly anyone who has had contact with him knows him to be.
  • Meet the man who's survived a snake, bear and shark attack

    Meet the man who's survived a snake, bear and shark attack

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    McWilliams said the shark looked to be between six and eight feet long. But not Dylan McWilliams, a man who is now thrice bitten and far from shy as he still ventures out into the wilderness for extended adventures whenever he gets the chance.
  • Bloomberg Donating $4.5 Million to Support Paris Climate Accord

    Bloomberg Donating $4.5 Million to Support Paris Climate Accord

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    Guterres appointed Bloomberg as his special envoy for climate action in March. Bloomberg took a slight dig at Trump's fickle-mindedness, saying the latter is "known to change his mind". He did not commit to provide funds beyond 2018 and said he hoped that by next year Trump would have changed his mind. Guterres tweeted Sunday thanking Bloomberg "for his generous support to the United Nations but also for his global leadership on climate action".
  • Wildfires burning in western Oklahoma can be seen from space

    Wildfires burning in western Oklahoma can be seen from space

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    The fire area received an average of three quarters of an inch of rain on Saturday, courtesy of the system projected to cause flooding in the Southeast for the early part of this week. On Tuesday, the National Weather Service warned that much of New Mexico, parts of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas were at an extreme risk of wildfires, due to a heady mix of hot, dry weather and strong winds, in some places gusting up to 80 miles per hour.
  • Former FBI director James Comey promotes new book at Revolution Hall

    Former FBI director James Comey promotes new book at Revolution Hall

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    Fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has created a legal defense fund to help him pay to deal with congressional investigations, contacts with the U.S. Comey recounts an Oval Office conversation from February 2017 in which Trump raises the prospect of jailing journalists who benefit from leaked information.
  • Atletico Madrid coach Simeone on Real Betis stalemate

    Atletico Madrid coach Simeone on Real Betis stalemate

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    The Colchoneros manager admitted Saturday in a press conference that he believesCosta's lingering hamstring issue will keep him out of Thursday's Europa League semi-final first leg against the Gunners at the Emirates Stadium. Atletico have 72 points from 34 matches and are four points ahead of third-placed Real Madrid . Forward Munir El Haddadi scored twice after halftime before Alvaro Medran and Ruben Sobrino added two late goals to ensure Alaves remained in the top flight for another ...
  • Russia Told US What To Avoid Bombing In Syrian Airstrikes

    Russia Told US What To Avoid Bombing In Syrian Airstrikes

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    However, the allies had informed the Russian military command to ensure that none of their service members were in the line of fire. He also revealed that the visits had been discussed at length when the U.S. Moscow's hopes for better ties with Washington under Trump have withered amid the ongoing investigations into the alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.
  • May Is Said to Face Cabinet Pressure Over Brexit Customs Union

    May Is Said to Face Cabinet Pressure Over Brexit Customs Union

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    The vote will not only have huge ramifications for May's Brexit policy but could pose a threat to her place in Downing Street. On Friday the Daily Telegraph reported that the European Union has roundly rejected proposals from the British government for avoiding a hard border on the island of Ireland.
  • Nikki Haley Finally Realizing She Works in the Trump Administration

    Nikki Haley Finally Realizing She Works in the Trump Administration

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    While he declared success, the Pentagon said the pummeling of three chemical-related facilities left enough others intact to enable the Assad government to use banned weapons against civilians if it chooses. "But if you talk with Steve Mnuchin at Treasury and so forth, he will tell you the same thing - they're in charge of this - we have had sanctions". "I think she's a future secretary of state and vice president".
  • Rain postpones remainder of Alabama GP to Monday

    Rain postpones remainder of Alabama GP to Monday

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    It will be completed Monday morning with a restart on Lap 23. Teams may choose to restart on either the Firestone primary or alternate dry-condition tire compound unless INDYCAR declares a wet-weather restart, in which case the rain tires must be used.
  • Many Chinese casualties reported in N Korea transport accident

    Many Chinese casualties reported in N Korea transport accident

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    The tweet was later deleted. Rescue autos had been on the scene, and injured had been proven being handled in hospital. "A grave road accident occurred late on April 22 in North Hwanghae province leaving a large number of Chinese tourists killed", the statement read.
  • Missouri State Highway Patrol releases name of deputy killed in head-on crash

    Missouri State Highway Patrol releases name of deputy killed in head-on crash

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    Sprinkle was taken to St. Anthony's Medical Center but was pronounced dead before 2 a.m. The driver of the vehicle was wearing a seatbelt and was not hurt. The driver of the other vehicle suffered serious injuries and was transported to the hospital by helicopter. The crash report said he was not wearing a safety device.