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Some of the greatest names are those of Alamjeet Kaur Chauhan, Pramila Nesargi, Indira Jaising and our present External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Mumbai Live remembers and pays tribute to such a legend for her struggle and efforts. With the help of National Indian Association she was able to sit for Civil Laws Exam at Somerville college.
  • Boris Johnson meets husband of British woman jailed in Iran

    Boris Johnson meets husband of British woman jailed in Iran

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    Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was sentenced to five years after being convicted by an Iranian court of plotting to overthrow the clerical establishment. "She was on the news in Iran again on Saturday night; the broadcaster repeated the argument that you had "revealed" Nazanin's so-called crimes". Her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, said the case had become a bargaining chip for Iran in its relations with Britain, and that it would not be ...
  • Florida serial killer claims another victim, Ronald Felton

    Florida serial killer claims another victim, Ronald Felton

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    The surveillance video, which was recorded moments before the November 14 murder of 60-year-old Ronald Felton, shows an individual with the same "gait and walk" as the person shown in footage taken before the October 9 murder of Benjamin Mitchell .
  • India's trade deficit widens to near 3-year high in October

    India's trade deficit widens to near 3-year high in October

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    India's trade deficit came at $14.02 billion in October, highest since November 2014, from $8.98 billion in the previous month. T.S. Bhasin, chairman of the apex engineering exporters body, EEPC India, said in a statement that "the setback can be traced to disruptions due to roll-out of the GST that resulted in squeezing of working capital for exporters".
  • Search For Gunman Forces Three Oakland Districts To Close

    Search For Gunman Forces Three Oakland Districts To Close

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    He first became suspicious when he noticed the windows of the vehicle were fogged up. Police say Quigley had no reported injuries. Quigley at some point drew his weapon, McCabe said, and fired a total of five shots. Quigley is wanted for shooting his wife and another man in their heads Tuesday night at 8 p.m.at an apartment in Ortonville on Village Court. According to the Sheriff's Office, Quigley's wife was in the process of obtaining a personal protection order and was due to have a ...
  • Calif. Shooter's Wife Found Dead, 'Concealed Under The Floorboards'

    Calif. Shooter's Wife Found Dead, 'Concealed Under The Floorboards'

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    Police said he owned an AR-15 Bushmaster rifle, but it unknown if he used the same gun during the Tuesday shooting. While conducting interviews in the aftermath of Tuesday's shooting, neighbors told law enforcement they had heard "a domestic incident" between Neal and his wife on Monday night, but the sheriff's office did not receive a report about the incident, Johnston said.
  • President Trump Says He'll Work Fast to Nix Trade Deficits

    President Trump Says He'll Work Fast to Nix Trade Deficits

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    Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott has thanked Trump, the White House and the State Department for their efforts. Trump pointed to his efforts during his first foreign trip to rally Muslim leaders around the fight against radical Islamist terrorism and his urging that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies boost their financial commitments to the alliance.
  • Sierra Nevada Winter Storm Warning Issued

    Sierra Nevada Winter Storm Warning Issued

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    Winds are forecast to increase to 20 miles per hour to 25 miles per hour Wednesday night. Rainfall amounts will range from one-half to one-and-a-half inches in the Central Valley, and two to five inches over the Sierra Nevada. Motorists planning travel into the mountains of the Sierra Nevada during this time frame should be prepared for hazardous winter driving conditions.
  • Photos of massive five-alarm fire in Botanical Heights

    Photos of massive five-alarm fire in Botanical Heights

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    Nearly 100 firefighters worked to put out the flames. Just after 10:45 a.m., fire officials reported that a worker was transported urgently due to smoke inhalation. According to KSDK , one person was hurt in the collapse, but all firefighters have been accounted. More information will become available as the situation develops.
  • Escaped mental patient is in Northern California

    Escaped mental patient is in Northern California

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    He is considered extremely risky and should not be approached, Honolulu police said late Tuesday. In July 1979, Saito was accused of randomly shooting 29-year-old Sandra Yamashiro with a pellet gun and then stabbing her to death at a shopping center.
  • Democratic congressmen introduce articles of impeachment against Trump

    Democratic congressmen introduce articles of impeachment against Trump

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    Democratic Reps. Steve Cohen of Tennessee, Luis Gutierrez of Illinois, Al Green of Texas, and Adriano Espaillat of NY introduced five articles of impeachment at a press conference at the Capitol Wednesday. Cohen said that he expects more support in the coming days, however. Republican National Committee (RNC) spokesman Michael Ahrens said in a statement, "House Democrats lack a positive message and are completely unwilling to work across the aisle, so instead they've chose to support ...
  • Amber Alert issued after baby abducted in California

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    Local California Highway Patrol officials issued an amber alert Friday for a man who allegedly abducted a one-month-old baby from Fort Tejon. Officials said suspect Jeffrey Michael Gomes was taken into custody, and baby Jefferson Gomes was found unharmed.
  • Mugabe to step down for Grace's 'safe haven', says security source

    Mugabe to step down for Grace's 'safe haven', says security source

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    But the action was believed to have been triggered by Mugabe's sacking last week of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, seen by many as paving the way for his wife Grace to be made his deputy. It has all the markings of a coup: a solemn soldier addressing the nation on state television in a beret and fatigues, armored vehicles in the capital and jittery, puzzled citizens.
  • Court reserves verdict on Nawaz, Maryam's appearance exemption plea

    Court reserves verdict on Nawaz, Maryam's appearance exemption plea

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    Sharif said that he wanted to go to London to visit his ailing wife, Kulsoom Nawaz , who is London for cancer treatment. She added that her legal representative, Jahangir Jadoon, will appear in the court in case she has to go overseas. Deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been indicted in all three corruption references regarding Avenfield properties, Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship Investment, while Maryam Nawaz and her husband Captain (r) Safdar were indicted in reference regarding ...
  • Cat declawing officially banned in Denver

    Cat declawing officially banned in Denver

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    City Council member Kendra Black proposed the ban, saying that declawing is a cruel procedure and actually severs the tips of the toes of cats. Medically necessary means that a procedure is necessary to treat or relieve physical 27 illness, infection, disease, or injury, or to correct a congenital abnormality that is causing 28 or will cause the cat physical harm or pain.
  • Houthi rebels accuse Saudi-led coalition of bombing Sanaa Airport in Yemen

    Houthi rebels accuse Saudi-led coalition of bombing Sanaa Airport in Yemen

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    With the humanitarian situation getting much worse, it appears 2018 will be hard for Yemen as this historical land is plagued with war and disease for another year. And amidst all this, an unrelenting blockade on airports, seaports and highways of the country by the Saudi-led coalition is only making the situation far more worse.
  • What next for same-sex marriage

    What next for same-sex marriage

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    While the freedom to have religious beliefs is also protected unconditionally, the manifestation or expression of those beliefs or religion may be subject to limitation where it impacts upon other fundamental rights'. Education Minister Simon Birmingham also voiced concerns. Ultimately it was up to parliament to decide which bill was the "vehicle to facilitate" the parliamentary debate.
  • Global media paid bribes, Federation Internationale de Football Association trial hears

    Global media paid bribes, Federation Internationale de Football Association trial hears

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    Three South Americans are on trial in New York - Jose Maria Marin, ex-head of Brazil's Football Confederation; former FIFA vice president Juan Angel Napout and Manuel Braga, who led Peru's soccer federation until 2014. A month later, Grondona received 1 million from Teixeira for voting for Qatar, Burzaco said. During a break, he and Teixeria then pulled Leoz aside to "shake him up" and ask: "What the hell are you doing?" Burzaco would frequently travel with Grondona from Argentina to ...
  • [Breaking] N. Korean soldier defects to South, suffers gunshot from North

    [Breaking] N. Korean soldier defects to South, suffers gunshot from North

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    The soldier was shot and wounded by North Korean military during the daring escape but was rescued by South Korea military when he reached the other side. The presence of three U.S. aircraft carriers off the Korean Peninsula is pushing the region closer to nuclear war, according to a North Korean letter to the United Nations secretary-general, CNN reports.
  • South Korea rattled by rare 5.4-magnitude quake

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    Geological Survey. Before the main tremor, earthquakes of 2.2 and 2.6 magnitude struck areas near Pohang city. The epicentre was about 6 km north of Pohang, and the tremors were felt across the country. There have been no reports of any damage to them yet. Photos and video footage sent to local TV stations showed crumbled street walls and furniture violently shaking inside people's homes and people rushing out of buildings in panic.
  • Najib Wants ASEAN To Deal With Impact Of Fourth Industrial Revolution

    Najib Wants ASEAN To Deal With Impact Of Fourth Industrial Revolution

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    Both Mr. Modi and Mr. Li had chit-chat on Sunday also during a gala dinner hosted by Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte . He noted the ASEAN and the European Union are already developing anti-terror cooperation through information sharing via Interpol and Europol and the exchange of best practices on dealing with violent extremism .
  • Ally Financial INC Boosted Cisco Systems INC (CSCO) Position by $8.53 Million

    Ally Financial INC Boosted Cisco Systems INC (CSCO) Position by $8.53 Million

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    It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of CSCO . Eaton Corp Plc now has $34.34 billion valuation. As per Wednesday, June 21, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. Cisco Systems has a 52 week low of $29.12 and a 52 week high of $34.75. (NASDAQ:ISBC) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 27.
  • United Nations warns of sex trafficking, abuse among Rohingya refugees

    United Nations warns of sex trafficking, abuse among Rohingya refugees

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    Myanmar and Bangladesh have already agreed on a deal to repatriate Rohingya refugees and take steps to boost border security. Gen. Maung Maung Soe as head of Western Command. The Asean Coordinating Center for Humanitarian Assistance (the AHA Center) should be given access Rakhine State to provide humanitarian aid, Jokowi said.
  • Sessions gives Trump what he wants - a return to 'Crooked Hillary'

    Sessions gives Trump what he wants - a return to 'Crooked Hillary'

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    Republican lawmakers are calling him to probe former FBI Director James Comey's handling of the 2016 election. The letter from the Justice Department to the House Judiciary Committee on Monday night actually appears to be a properly measured response to a problematic request from Capitol Hill.
  • Dawood Ibrahim's three properties sold to trust for Rs 11.5 crore

    Dawood Ibrahim's three properties sold to trust for Rs 11.5 crore

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    It participated in the bidding process to integrate them in the redevelopment project. The authorities chose to auction these properties in a phased manner. Several vehicles of the city police and adequate staff was also deployed there.The SBUT purchased Shabnam Guest House, a double-storied building on Yakub Street for Rs3 crore , As Reported By Hindustan Times .
  • Trump Asks China's President To Help Resolve UCLA Shoplifting Case

    Trump Asks China's President To Help Resolve UCLA Shoplifting Case

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    State Department for their efforts towards resolution". President Trump, who is on his way back from a 12-day Asian tour, said he personally intervened with Chinese President Xi Jinping last week about the three players. They made no public mention of the UCLA case. There was no immediate word on the players' status for the team's home opener Wednesday night against Central Arkansas.
  • Cards Against Humanity is buying a piece of the United States border

    Cards Against Humanity is buying a piece of the United States border

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    Cards Against Humanity bought land on the US border to prevent Trump from building his wall , and you can buy your own piece of the protest . "Donald Trump is a preposterous golem who is afraid of Mexicans", the site reads. Their answer? "Why don't you stick to seeing how many Hot Wheels cars you can fit up your asshole?" In a post on Twitter , Cards Against Humanity said: "The government is being run by a toilet".
  • HC rejects plea by Kerala minister; pulls him up for moving court

    HC rejects plea by Kerala minister; pulls him up for moving court

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    The opposition Congress-led UDF and the BJP have been demanding the resignation of Chandy over allegations of land encroachment. From asking him to step down from his ivory tower to asking if he had lost trust in the CM and the government in which he is also a minister, the list was long and embarrassing.
  • United States court allow Donald Trump's travel ban partially into effect

    United States court allow Donald Trump's travel ban partially into effect

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    Ruling on the injunction issued by the District Court in Hawaii that temporarily blocked the enforcement of the new ban, the Ninth Circuit determined that the travel ban could go into effect for now, except with regard to people with a "bona fide relationship" with close family or with an entity in the USA, such as an employer or a university.
  • United Nations dismisses Saudi conditions to reopen Yemen port

    United Nations dismisses Saudi conditions to reopen Yemen port

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    The coalition closed all air, land and sea ports last week in response to a rebel ballistic missile attack on Riyadh. Girls react as they stand near their damaged house at the site of a Saudi-led airstrike near Yemen's Defense Ministry complex in Sanaa, Yemen, Saturday, Nov.
  • Freedom House: Governments' increasing use of social media undermining democracy

    Freedom House: Governments' increasing use of social media undermining democracy

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    Citizens are struggling to choose leaders based on factual news and authentic information because there's an influx of manipulated content appearing on their screens. The Philippines is a prolific example of a country deploying such technologies. It said the countries with the fewest government Internet restrictions were, in order, Estonia, Iceland, Canada, Germany, Australia and the United States.
  • Cyclist who gave Trump the finger is showered with money

    Cyclist who gave Trump the finger is showered with money

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    On Oct. 28 in Sterling, Virginia, Briskman gave Trump the finger as his motorcade drove past her while she was riding her bike. She added: "Basically, you can not have "lewd" or "obscene" things on your social media. In response to the generous donations, Briskman released a statement on the platform, saying: "I am not sure what the future holds, but I am buoyed by your support".