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One question is whether Justice Neil Gorsuch, whom Trump nominated for the Supreme Court, will attend the speech. Wanting to find out, Campus Reform headed to New York University to ask students their opinions of President Trump's State of the Union.
  • Former HGTV host charged with sexual assault

    Former HGTV host charged with sexual assault

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    When she rolled to her side, Dionne allegedly lifted her shirt and began touching her breast, the warrant said. According to documents provided to Fox News , the alleged incident occurred during a sleepover that Christopher hosted in late November.
  • Pelosi: Nunes memo is 'a total misrepresentation'

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    So it wasn't clear on Monday night whether the clock needed to run until Saturday or the memo might appear sooner. Trump's Justice Department opposes the memo's release without an official review because it draws on classified information.
  • Saudi Arabia to release high-profile figures proven not guilty

    Saudi Arabia to release high-profile figures proven not guilty

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    In an interview with Reuters at his suite in the Ritz-Carlton hours before he was released on Saturday, Prince Alwaleed said he had been well-treated in custody and described his case as the result of a misunderstanding. "The crown prince not only controls the oil policy of the kingdom, he is very much the face of Vision 2030, which is expected to pull the Saudi economy away from its dependence on oil", Mylene Tisserant, a business intelligence and political risk consultant based in the ...
  • Saudi authorities net $106B in corruption settlements

    Saudi authorities net $106B in corruption settlements

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    That sum included real estate, commercial entities, cash and other assets, the statement said. "As a result, the Public Prosecution office made a decision to release all individuals against whom there was not sufficient evidence and also release all individuals with whom the government accepted to make settlements after they admitted to corruption allegations against them", the statement said.
  • Cow vigilantism: Supreme Court asks 3 states to respond to contempt plea

    Cow vigilantism: Supreme Court asks 3 states to respond to contempt plea

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    The chief secretaries have been asked to file their response by April 3. The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the governments of Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on a petition that the states failed to comply with the order to take stern steps to stop violence in the name of cow vigilantism.
  • Dying medical student names her killer

    Dying medical student names her killer

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    Asma Rani, a third year student of medical college in Abbottabad, was shot reportedly killed Mujahidullah Afirdi for refusing marriage purposeful on January 28. Aasma Rani, who was in her 20s, was able to see her killer before he ran away, and in a video of her lying on the floor taking her last breath, she uttered his name: "Mujahid".
  • Agents stop semitrailer with 76 immigrants inside in Texas

    Agents stop semitrailer with 76 immigrants inside in Texas

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    In the second incident, agents received a tip from a citizen who said they saw a suspected smuggling incident near Torrey Pines State Beach. The driver - a US citizen - was arrested on the scene, and had his vehicle confiscated by the agency.
  • PM Modi seeks all parties' support for smooth Budget Session

    PM Modi seeks all parties' support for smooth Budget Session

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    In reply to a question , Mr Kumar expressed hope that Triple Talaq Bill which criminalises instant Talaq will be passed in this session. He also said that in this session the parties would get a month's time and they should make most use of our healthy system of parliamentary committees and discuss various aspects of the budget.
  • Police warns Kwankwaso to suspend proposed visit to Kano

    Police warns Kwankwaso to suspend proposed visit to Kano

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    Bichi told Reporters Saturday that "it is instructive to say that should anything happen to Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso or any of his supporters during the visit, the Commissioner of police, should be held responsible for dereliction of his responsibility" Kwankwaso's insistence on the visit is coming on the heels of a week long political activities by the mainstream APC in the state.
  • Recording of statements in Shopian case to begin today

    Recording of statements in Shopian case to begin today

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    He was reacting to the filing of the FIR against Army personnel following the stone pelting incident at Shopian on Saturday. In March 2017, a leading Indian media house India Today conducted an investigation and reported that some stone-pelters were paid for protesting by the separatist forces.
  • USA classifies data on districts under Taliban’s control

    USA classifies data on districts under Taliban’s control

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    We do not want to talk to the Taliban . "It's a whole different fight over there", said. "In case I get killed or wounded", he said, "it would be easy for people to inform my family". In 2013, hopes were raised when the Taliban opened an office in Qatar aimed at facilitating those talks, but a controversy over the Taliban's move to hoist the flag it used in Afghanistan during its five-year rule ultimately derailed the talks.
  • Airlines cancel more than 200 flights over tensions between China and Taiwan

    Airlines cancel more than 200 flights over tensions between China and Taiwan

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    Taipei has suggested that its citizens on the mainland use Taiwanese airlines or transfer in Hong Kong or Macau after Chinese carriers had to cancel flights. Taiwan split from the mainland in 1949, but is regarded by Beijing as "an inseparable part" of the People's Republic. "Recent unilateral actions by #China - including M503 flight route & increased military exercises - are destabilizing & should be avoided", she tweeted earlier this month.
  • Davis Davis predicts Brexit transition clash over new laws

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    A long-running row over publishing documents believed to exist on 58 sectors blew up when Brexit Secretary David Davis revealed they were only "sectoral analyses". Mr Davis conceded in his questioning from the Lords EU committee that "it's not exactly the same as membership, but it's very, very similar". But the comments prompted near-civil war in the Conservative party to break out into Parliament.
  • Economic Survey 2018: 'Son preference' finds mention in Survey in pink

    Economic Survey 2018: 'Son preference' finds mention in Survey in pink

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    But the sex ratio of the last child for first-borns is 1.82 - heavily skewed towards boys, according to the authors of the survey . Having declared its intent by going pink for its 2017-18 edition, the Economic Survey took on the issue of "societal preference, even meta-preference for a son" head on and linked it to economic performance of the country.
  • Just 1 person with man in hotel standoff

    Just 1 person with man in hotel standoff

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    He said officers have made contact with an individual in a hotel room, but Minneapolis police spokesman Scott Seroka was unable to provide additional information. Monday, but the alert offered no details as to what triggered it. "They want to manage this so it's peacefully resolved, but it's fluid and dynamic so it's hard to deal with people who are in a very emotional state to get them to respond in the way we want them to", University of Minnesota Police Chief Matt Clark said.
  • Ahmed Musa Joins CSKA Moscow On Loan From Leicester City

    Ahmed Musa Joins CSKA Moscow On Loan From Leicester City

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    CSKA Moscow confirmed the signing of Super Eagles attacker Ahmed Musa from the 2014-15 Premier League champions Leicester City until the end of 2017/18 season today. "I will work very hard". Musa will be eligible to feature in next month's Europa League round of 32 tie with Red Star Belgrade. The Nigeria global only played 33 games for Leicester, scoring just five goals.
  • North Korea dials back military drills under sanctions strain

    North Korea dials back military drills under sanctions strain

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    The foreign money is being used by the repressive regime as oxygen to fuel the nuclear weapons program. "The United States government is working diligently to extend that timeline". "There's also a reason that Kim Jong-un developed these ski resorts", she said, referring to the resorts in the North. Some of the African nations like Sudan have responded to the demands by the USA government to extract concessions and curry favor.
  • Smith Advocates for Ag Economy at NAFTA Negotiations in Montreal

    Smith Advocates for Ag Economy at NAFTA Negotiations in Montreal

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    Lighthizer said the proposal would lead to less North American content, the "opposite" of what the trade agreement is supposed to achieve. He was especially scathing in an aside apparently referring to trade in services, where Canada suggested a protectionist measure in response to a protectionist USA proposal.
  • Mahatama Gandhi Death Anniversary: 10 Stirring Quotes From

    Mahatama Gandhi Death Anniversary: 10 Stirring Quotes From "Father Of Nation"

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    On Mahatma Gandhi 's death anniversary, which is also observed as Martyrs day, the PM also paid tributes to all those martyrs who have sacrificed themselves in service of our nation. Vice-President of India, Venkaiah Naidu, at Rajghat. Whether it was Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe or Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, Modi not only accompanied them to Sabarmati Ashram, but was also photographed sitting in Gandhi-style at a Charkha (spinning wheel).
  • Saudi frees Prince Alwaleed bin Talal after undisclosed srettlement

    Saudi frees Prince Alwaleed bin Talal after undisclosed srettlement

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    Detained for almost three months, he was released on Saturday after striking an undisclosed financial agreement with the authorities, a government source said. Alwaleed was among hundreds of people, including princes, tycoons and former cabinet members, who were detained in November as the authorities in Saudi Arabia embarked on what they said was a determined and overdue campaign to root out a deeply-entrenched system of graft in the kingdom.
  • Turkish Pilots Emulate ISIS as Warplanes Destroy Ancient Site in Northern Syria

    Turkish Pilots Emulate ISIS as Warplanes Destroy Ancient Site in Northern Syria

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    Turkey's air and artillery strikes on Sunday were even fiercer than previous days, said a correspondent on the Syrian-Turkish border who saw towers of smoke rising into the sky. The Turkish army said Monday that "597 terrorists have been neutralised" since the start of the operation. The YPG denies any direct organisational links to the PKK - an assertion backed by the USA, which has provided the militia and allied Arab fighters with weapons and air support to help them battle the jihadist ...
  • 'Padmaavat' just crossed Rs 50 crore-mark in two days

    'Padmaavat' just crossed Rs 50 crore-mark in two days

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    Under normal circumstances, a big-ticket film like Padmaavat would have garnered more than 4,000 screens. "Day one could have been anywhere between Rs25-30 crore for the film", Mohan said. It is also representing freedom of expression and freedom of speech. "The movie has been getting positive reviews and people are finally accepting that there is nothing distasteful about the content".
  • Indonesian police shaved transgender women and made them dress as men

    Indonesian police shaved transgender women and made them dress as men

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    Dozens of locals tried to attack the group of beauticians as they were taken to the police station, but they were pushed back by authorities, they said. "Cutting the hair of those arrested to "make them masculine" and forcing them to dress like men are forms of public shaming and amount to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment, in contravention of Indonesia's worldwide obligations".
  • Viral petition aims to include pet food in food stamps

    Viral petition aims to include pet food in food stamps

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    Currently, food stamps are only used to buy food for individuals or families. In the meantime, several charities and nonprofit organizations are attempting to fill the void by launching programs that distribute donated pet food to those in need.
  • Magu Wants African Leaders To Support Buhari's Anti-Corruption War

    Magu Wants African Leaders To Support Buhari's Anti-Corruption War

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    Guterres said; "we must place a special focus on expanding opportunities for young people, especially since youth under the age of 25 form the largest demographic group in most developing countries and they are often the ones most at risk of being recruited and radicalised by terrorists".
  • Winter Weather Advisory for parts on Western New York

    Winter Weather Advisory for parts on Western New York

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    While AccuWeather predicts there is a chance that the snow will begin around 7 p.m. tonight, with the heaviest snowfall to begin around 1 a.m. on Tuesday morning . Drivers should be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. There won't be a lot of it, but forecasters are warning that snowfall Monday night could cause some headaches for commuters Tuesday morning.
  • Ex-congresswoman Corrine Brown to report to prison

    Ex-congresswoman Corrine Brown to report to prison

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    Brown, 71, turned herself in to the Sumter Correctional Institution in Florida, one of the largest federal prisons in the country, which houses both violent and non-violent offenders. She served in Congress for more than 20 years before she lost the Democratic primary in 2016 to Al Lawson. McKissick, Sr., escorts former Rep. Corrine Brown outside the courthouse in Jacksonville, Florida, after she was found guilty in May on fraud charges.
  • Kim Jong-Nam Met Mysterious American Before He Was Killed

    Kim Jong-Nam Met Mysterious American Before He Was Killed

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    Four days later, Mr Kim was dead. Prosecutors say the women smeared his face with VX, a lethal chemical poison at Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13. The trial resumes on Tuesday. Last week, the court heard that Mr Kim's phone and most of his belongings had already been handed back to North Korea, along with his body.
  • Tourists Arrested in Cambodia for

    Tourists Arrested in Cambodia for "Dancing Pornographically" Near Famed Temple

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    Ten foreigners, including five Britons, charged with producing pornographic photos during a party near Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple complex have denied any wrongdoing, a prosecutor said Monday. "This operation was taken under Siem Reap provincial authority". A travel notice from the Canadian government warns tourists travelling to Cambodia to abide by local laws and to "dress conservatively, behave discreetly and respect religious and social traditions to avoid offending local ...
  • Calida says he is ready to defend suspension order vs Carandang

    Calida says he is ready to defend suspension order vs Carandang

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    MANILA- The government's top lawyer on Tuesday maintained that the President has the authority to discipline a deputy ombudsman following criticisms over Overall Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang's suspension. "It has neither provided the Office of the Ombudsman with any report as a effect of any investigation of subject accounts for any objective", the AMLC previously said.
  • Janelle Monae Delivers Powerful Grammys 2018 Speech for 'Time's Up'

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    Time's Up for discrimination. The singer also said just as women have the capacity to shape culture, they also have the power to undo a culture that does a disservice to them. The #MeToo and Time's Up has been at the forefront of changing the world for women - something that frankly should have happened centuries ago but because of those bad men has been harder than it should be.
  • President Trump to Deliver First State of the Union Address

    President Trump to Deliver First State of the Union Address

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    The president is proposing a pathway to citizenship for 1.8-million of the so-called "Dreamer" immigrants who came to the country illegally as children. President Trump is expected to deliver a wide-ranging State of the Union address Tuesday night. So we may not get much in the way of spending details, but President Trump is still expected to offer up a broad, forward-looking agenda, ranging from his continued pursuit of a wall on the U.S.
  • Theresa May 'grasping the many opportunities' of Brexit, clarifies No 10

    Theresa May 'grasping the many opportunities' of Brexit, clarifies No 10

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    SACKED Education Secretary Justine Greening accused the Government of dithering on tuition fees yesterday - as ministers admitted there will be no changes to the system this year. But Ms Greening - who admitted she blocked a Government review on fees because it would take too long - blasted them for "kicking things into the long grass" saying action was needed now.
  • Journalist Oktay Candemir detained in eastern Turkey

    Journalist Oktay Candemir detained in eastern Turkey

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    Some 649 militants have been "neutralized" since the beginning of Turkey's "Operation Olive Branch" in Syria's northwestern district of Afrin, the Turkish Armed Forces announced on January 30. Ankara's authorities are searching for the remaining three officials. President Erdogan angrily attacked those who oppose the war as "real filth", saying it was an "honorless stance" to oppose the invasion.
  • Media shutdown as Kenyans await Odinga 'swearing in'

    Media shutdown as Kenyans await Odinga 'swearing in'

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    Live broadcasts of the event were cut off. Kenyans have taken to social media to vent their frustrations over the media shutdown which they describe as yet another "unconstitutional" move by Uhuru Kenyatta's government. "We would like to state it with all the clarity we can that the media is not an actor in the ongoing contest between Jubilee and NASA over the outcome of the last General Election".
  • Yemen separatists capture Aden, government confined to palace

    Yemen separatists capture Aden, government confined to palace

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    The forces from Abyan marched on Aden after clashes with loyalists on the way. Security forces at the checkpoint belong to elite special forces in the province who have been trained and funded by the United Arab Emirates, a member of the coalition fighting the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in the capital Sana'a and other areas.
  • Famous Bollywood actress molestated and stalking by a businessman

    Famous Bollywood actress molestated and stalking by a businessman

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    Deputy Police comissoner Parambr Singh Dahiya told the media that Amar had been harassing Zeenat on Whatspp since Januaey 25, in which he messaged her objectionable content like videos and photographs. Zeenat also said that Amar Khanna has misbehaved with her and molested her over the past few months. The actress stopped talking to the businessman who kept calling and following her.
  • Ticket typo invites guests to 'State of the Uniom'

    Ticket typo invites guests to 'State of the Uniom'

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    On Monday, photos of this year's SOTU tickets began to surface on social media and showed they came with not one, but two embarrassing typos . Even Representative Raul Grijalva got in on the fun, taking jabs at US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
  • Union Budget 2018 May See Boost In Investments By Modi Government

    Union Budget 2018 May See Boost In Investments By Modi Government

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    It should be noted that the economy has overcome the lull caused by the Goods and Services Tax, or GST . These announcements are likely as these would be revenue neutral exercise because the sale of electric vehicles is not even one percent of the total sales of vehicles, including commercial vehicles and two-wheelers, in India, sources added.