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Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the rally at the sprawling venue in the city centre where the party is expecting at least one lakh people to attend and listen to Modi's speech. There will be chaos in Bengaluru if it doesn't get electricity for a day. Launching a scathing attack at arch rival Congress Party, Modi said the grand old party is standing on the exit gate in the state.
  • TTP bombing kills 11 troops in Swat Valley

    TTP bombing kills 11 troops in Swat Valley

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    The banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility for the attack, "The Express Tribune" reported. The bomber targeted the sports area of a military base camp in Kabal town leaving up to 13 soldiers injured, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Saturday.
  • US Envoy To North Korea Says War Is Still An Option

    US Envoy To North Korea Says War Is Still An Option

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    St. Clair said Trump did a good job using his guests as "human shields", especially "Korea's version of Tiny Tim". This is first joint team between North and South Korea since 1991. The Korean Unification Flag, created to represent all of Korea with a blue silhouette of the Peninsula in the center against a white background, made its first appearance in 1991 when the two Koreas formed a unified team to contest at the world table tennis championship in Japan.
  • Congress wins 3/3 in Rajasthan

    Congress wins 3/3 in Rajasthan

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    Celebrating Congress's victory in Rajasthan bye-election 2018, Rajput Karni Sena on Friday said that it is the victory of their Sangharsh Samiti. Karan Singh Yadav of Congress, reportedly, won the Alwar Lok Sabha seat by 1.97 lakh votes.
  • Ancient Egyptian Tomb Opens Window on 5th Dynasty

    Ancient Egyptian Tomb Opens Window on 5th Dynasty

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    This site, in Giza's western cemetery , housed officials from the Old Kingdom's Fifth Dynasty, some of which have already been dug up since 1842. The tomb of Hetpet, which dates back 4,400 years, is covered in well-preserved and rare wall paintings, according to the BBC .
  • President Trump claims on Twitter that Nunes memo 'totally vindicates' him

    President Trump claims on Twitter that Nunes memo 'totally vindicates' him

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    The warrant authorizing the Federal Bureau of Investigation to monitor the communications of campaign adviser Carter Page? That clears the way for the House Intelligence Committee to release the document, which is based on classified information and alleges the FBI abused USA government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference.
  • FBI defends its integrity after release of Nunes memo

    FBI defends its integrity after release of Nunes memo

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    Nunes dismissed specific criticisms made by Democrats and contradicted a previous vote he cast to block the release of a Democratic counter-memo that Democrats claim would paint a more complete picture of the FISA warrant to surveil Page.
  • Tell people what we have done: BJP HQ

    Tell people what we have done: BJP HQ

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    They are an old ally of the BJP. TDP MPs, who earlier met at the residence of Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Y S Chowdary in New Delhi , flayed the Centre for handing out a raw deal to the southern state in the Budget.
  • T20I tri-series: Australia vs New Zealand, 5 talking points

    T20I tri-series: Australia vs New Zealand, 5 talking points

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    The pair combined in a brisk 77-run partnership and found the right balance of aggression and composure to ensure Australia completed a convincing victory after an initial wobble. The second-ranked T20I side, which has gone for an experienced side for the series, will look to bounce back and stamp their authority in the shortest format.
  • The Democrats' Extreme Rhetoric on Immigration

    The Democrats' Extreme Rhetoric on Immigration

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    Standing before Republican lawmakers at a luxury resort in West Virginia on Thursday afternoon, President Donald Trump delivered a Trump-ified version of the State of the Union speech. Hours before the State of the Union, U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in NY released a scathing rebuke of Trump during a court hearing on whether Trump's cancellation of DACA was illegal.
  • Yakuza 6 gets a delay into April

    Yakuza 6 gets a delay into April

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    A representative for the company confirmed to Polygon that, just like the old launch date, the new one applies in both North America and Europe. The Song of Life is the seventh game in the series - the most recent installment to hit the United States was Yakuza 0 , a prequel that came to PS4 in January 2017 and was received warmly by fans and newcomers.
  • PM Narendra Modi Turns Author For Students With His Book 'Exam Warrior'

    PM Narendra Modi Turns Author For Students With His Book 'Exam Warrior'

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    Penguin tweeted a teaser of the book cover and wrote alongside, "Non-preachy, practical and thought-provoking, Exam Warriors by is a handy guide for students in and across the world". Students usually are under a lot of pressure to well in their exams. "The book is most relevant one in this exam season as it aims to instill confidence in the students and prepare them to face the hard moments during examinations and life", she said addressing a gathering.
  • Nafta Talks Can Generate Triple Win, Canada's Freeland Says

    Nafta Talks Can Generate Triple Win, Canada's Freeland Says

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    This proposal was supported by many in the auto industry, and USA negotiators had previously indicated they were open to seeing the idea fleshed out into a more refined proposal. "I've said many times, we are not going to take any old deal", he added. "The U.S. ... administration is different". "I'd be surprised if they go as far as progressives would like them to do, but we're encouraged by what they're trying", said Robert Scott, an economist at the Economic Policy Institute, a ...
  • Tracking snow Sunday after a cloudy Saturday

    Tracking snow Sunday after a cloudy Saturday

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    Saturday will start mainly clear but temperatures to start will be in the single digits and wind chills may make it feel below zero. For an area including LaGrange and Steuben counties in IN and Williams County, Ohio, light snow will develop tonight and continue into Sunday , with total accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, the weather service said.
  • Fargo woman gets life for killing pregnant Greywind, stealing baby

    Fargo woman gets life for killing pregnant Greywind, stealing baby

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    Ashton Matheny sobbed as twisted Brooke Crews, 38, was sentenced to life in prison without parole over the death of his partner 22-year-old Savanna Greywind. On Friday, Johnson Martinez told Judge Racek that LaFontaine-Greywind had a tattoo on her foot that read: "Too lovely for Earth". A local police chief had earlier called it a "cruel and vicious act of depravity".
  • Syria rejects U.S. accusations of chemical weapons use

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    A deadly sarin attack on another rebel-held area in April 2017 prompted President Donald Trump to order a U.S. missile strike on the Shayrat airbase, from which the Syrian operation is said to have been launched. Unlike sarin, chlorine gas is relatively easy to produce and is not banned by the Chemical Weapons Convention. Washington said this week that it could consider military action against the Syrian government if it continued to use chemical weapons.
  • Noted Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan charged with rape in France

    Noted Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan charged with rape in France

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    A controversial and influential figure among Muslim scholars, he is the grandson of Hassan al-Banna, the Egyptian imam who founded the Muslim Brotherhood in the 1920s. But in October, she said she had chose to name Ramadan publicly as the alleged perpetrator as a result of the "Me Too" campaign, using the French hashtag "Balance Ton Porc" (Expose your pig).
  • Trump Asked Deputy AG If He Was 'On My Team'

    Trump Asked Deputy AG If He Was 'On My Team'

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    It was Rosenstein who "cleverly" persuaded inert and cowardly Attorney General Jeff Sessions to name Mueller as special counsel, and it is Rosenstein who is allowing Mueller and his corrupt staff to run rampant over the constitutional rights of President Trump , his family and associates and our rights.
  • Republicans show little urgency on legislation to protect Mueller Video

    Republicans show little urgency on legislation to protect Mueller Video

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    Lindsey Graham (R-SC) warned the White House that if Trump fires Special Counsel Robert Mueller without cause, his presidency will be finished. White House legislative affairs director Marc Short told Fox News he knows that Trump is "frustrated" by the investigation, that "millions of dollars have been spent with no evidence of collusion".
  • Nagaland BJP in a fix Catch-22 situation

    Nagaland BJP in a fix Catch-22 situation

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    But he insisted the BJP had not severed ties with the ruling Naga People's Front ( NPF ) that had been divided into three camps, one led by Mr. Rio before he joined the NDPP past year. "So there is no need for speculation". "Our peace interlocutor is having talks with NSCN-IM (National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak Muivah) and other groups and after the formation of the government, our party and our alliance will not come in the way of implementation of the Naga peace accord as and when ...
  • Russian plane shot down in Syria

    Russian plane shot down in Syria

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    Russian Federation and the Syrian regime have increased airstrikes in Idlib and Eastern Ghouta in the last month, two of the Syrian rebels' last remaining strongholds. One social media video posting showed a body said to be that of the pilot. No group immediately claimed responsibility, and Russian Federation has not confirmed that one of its planes was shot down.
  • Nope, Trump Administration Has No Plans to Build a National 5G Network

    Nope, Trump Administration Has No Plans to Build a National 5G Network

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    Many groups, like Trump's own Federal Communications Commission, warned that nationalization stands no chance. Another concern cited was China's growing expertise in artificial intelligence. More than sixteen years later, construction on that network is just beginning . While that sounds great as this network is expected to bring connectivity to a whole other level, there is a lot to consider when it comes to having fast and accessible Internet for the whole country, including the possible ...
  • HHS grants second waiver for Medicaid work requirement in Indiana

    HHS grants second waiver for Medicaid work requirement in Indiana

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    Vice President Mike Pence and Seema Verma revolutionized Medicaid in IN a few years ago. The work requirement applies to able-bodied working age Medicaid enrollees, according to HHS. IN recently released data showing how recipients fared under the revamped program. About half of those found coverage elsewhere, most through a job.
  • Migrant Boat Capsizes Off Libya, 90 Feared Dead

    Migrant Boat Capsizes Off Libya, 90 Feared Dead

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    IOM said the capsized boat was carrying mostly Pakistani migrants. Pakisan Foreign Office spokesman Dr Muhammad Faisal confirmed that up to 11 Pakistanis were among those who drowned. IOM spokeswoman Olivia Headon in Tunis said the boat possibly sank because it was overloaded. In 2017, the 3,138 Pakistani migrants arriving by sea to Italy from Libya were 13th in the overall list of migrant arrivals (119,369).
  • American Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:AMID) Valuation in the Spotlight

    American Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:AMID) Valuation in the Spotlight

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    The stock increased 1.22% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $74.39. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 0.12 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. They issued a buy rating and a $96.00 price objective on the stock. The stock of Facebook, Inc. The stock of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) earned "Sector Outperform" rating by Scotia Capital on Friday, January 12.
  • Suspect arrested after gun attack on foreigners in Italy

    Suspect arrested after gun attack on foreigners in Italy

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    A man has been arrested following a series of drive-by shootings in the central Italian city of Macerata. "Shots fired in Macerata". Police haven't said how many people have been wounded in the shootings. A preliminary post-mortem on the teenager could not immediately identify her cause of death. The main suspect is a Nigerian immigrant. "What was this worm still doing in Italy? ".
  • United States slams Kenya's opposition leader swearing

    United States slams Kenya's opposition leader swearing

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    The court has suspended the ban for 14 days while the case is heard. The stations remained off the air Friday. Mr Odinga lost last year's election and his " swearing-in " was widely seen as a publicity stunt, but the authorities said it was an act of treason.
  • Afghan, Pakistan officials meet in Kabul to talk differences

    Afghan, Pakistan officials meet in Kabul to talk differences

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    The Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua led High Level Pakistani delegation visited Kabul on Saturday, and urged the Afghan government to take action against anti-Pakistan terrorists. "There is no military solution to the Afghan problem, only an Afghan-led and owned peace process will ensure peace in the country", Faisal was quoted by Pakistan based Sama News as saying.
  • Trump, Democrats head toward immigration showdown

    Trump, Democrats head toward immigration showdown

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    The proposed reform package includes a "10-12 year path to citizenship , with requirements for work, education and good moral character" for 1.8 million immigrants brought to the USA illegally as children, known as Dreamers . Trump led into his immigration plan on Tuesday by recognizing two families from Long Island whose daughters had been killed by members of MS-13 gang.
  • Heading to GOP retreat, Trump strikes more partisan tone on immigration

    Heading to GOP retreat, Trump strikes more partisan tone on immigration

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    At the GOP retreat, immigration was not officially on the agenda. To that end, Trump and Vice President Pence are much more closely aligned with their congressional allies than any time in this young administration. But that didn't phase Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., who chairs the hardline House Freedom Caucus and is close to the president. "To get it done, we'll all have to make some compromises along the way, to get it done this way", Trump told lawmakers from his party at a countryside ...
  • Macron expected to join Rihanna on education work in Senegal

    Macron expected to join Rihanna on education work in Senegal

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    At the financing conference, Global Partnership is aiming to secure $3.1 billion to support education for 870 million children in the most vulnerable parts of the world. His proof? Diagne played connect the dots, alleging that RiRi's meeting with the French president coincides with the exact dates as a Freemasons' conference, and she'll be attending both.
  • Taking aim at Iran, US hits Hezbollah with new sanctions

    Taking aim at Iran, US hits Hezbollah with new sanctions

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    The U.S. considers Hezbollah a terrorist organization and has hit the group with sanctions before. The seven entities were firms based in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Lebanon and Ghana, the statement said. The sanctions aim to squeeze Tabaja, who the United States has already labeled a global terrorist and is thought to be one of Hezbollah's top five funders.
  • Italy wants EMA's move to Amsterdam reconsidered

    Italy wants EMA's move to Amsterdam reconsidered

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    The Dutch government said Monday that the European Medical Agency (EMA) would have to be housed in temporary offices after its move from London because its final ones would not be ready in time. "We are now taking on these duties in good cooperation with the EMA", he added, saying the agency's wishes and the need for it to continue operations were "paramount".
  • Deutsche Bank Sees Annual Loss Amidst US Tax Reform, Market Challenges

    Deutsche Bank Sees Annual Loss Amidst US Tax Reform, Market Challenges

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    The bank managed to achieve its first pre-tax profit of 1.3 billion euros in three years but still suffered an after-tax loss, Deutsch Bank said in a statement . For the fourth quarter, net loss widened to 2.2 billion euros from last year's 1.89 billion euros, mainly reflecting the earlier announced charge related to U.S.
  • Teacher Uses Black Students To Teach A Cruel Lesson About Slavery

    Teacher Uses Black Students To Teach A Cruel Lesson About Slavery

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    On her website, Cummings expresses her dedication to teaching and working with students of diverse populations, and says she "promotes a caring, safe, and fair-minded environment". When one girl said she was fine, Cummings stepped on her back, recounted the student. Cummings refused to discuss the lesson when reporters approached her.
  • Fidel Castro's eldest son reportedly 'takes his own life'

    Fidel Castro's eldest son reportedly 'takes his own life'

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    The first-born son of the late president was nicknamed "Fidelito", or Little Fidel, after his father. His mother was Mirta Diaz-Balart, a woman from Cuba's aristocracy whom Fidel Castro married in his youth before beginning the revolutionary struggle that later brought him and his brother Raul to power.
  • Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil sees shadow, six more weeks of winter

    Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil sees shadow, six more weeks of winter

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    Space Farms' groundhogs have been predicting on Ground Hog Day for over 20 years with the exception of 2016 when Space went to check on Stonewall Jackson IV on the eve of Groundhog Day to find that he had passed away. Since 1887, Phil has predicted more winter 104 times, including this year. Besides the fact that Phil is just a groundhog and really has no knowledge of the climate in the United States, his predictions can also be off due to the fact that the United States has regionally ...
  • Uttar Pradesh top cop caught on camera pledging to build Ram temple

    Uttar Pradesh top cop caught on camera pledging to build Ram temple

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    The UP Home Department has asked Shukla for an explanation. The event was organised by Akhil Bharatiya Samgra Vichar Manch. Participants resolved to construct a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya , saying, "Hum sab Ram bhakt aaj is karyakram ke dauran yeh sankalp lete hain ki jald se jald Ram mandir ka bhavya nirman ho".