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This network could create the largest connected urban area in the world by linking almost 75+ million people across the three metropolitan areas of the States of Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Andhra Pradesh to improve global competitiveness, reduce congestion and emissions, and provide citizens with better social and economic mobility.
  • Rival US and Russian resolutions defeated on Syria weapons

    Rival US and Russian resolutions defeated on Syria weapons

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    France, which voted in favor of renewing the mandate for the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM), also expressed alarm. But Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia, who backed the Bolivia-drafted resolution, said his country wanted the JIM's life to be extended - but that he could not support the USA -drafted resolution because the JIM lacked the professional standards in its current form to properly assign responsibility.
  • Fire forces senior citizens into cold, evacuations, 20 hurt

    Fire forces senior citizens into cold, evacuations, 20 hurt

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    Early emergency reports indicated the possibility that some residents were unaccounted for. Images from Chopper 3 show dozens of people outside of the property before they were transported to shelters around the area. Nearby hospitals were reportedly alerted to expect patients, ABC said. Late into the evening, calls went out over police radio asking for ambulances and for area hospitals to prepare for incoming patients.
  • GST cut: 'End customer will be happy'

    GST cut: 'End customer will be happy'

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    Several customs are accusing the outlet of increasing the prices of eatables after the reduction in GST. "It has come down by?25, which means I spend less on food or rather the taxes", said P. A short signature hot chocolate at Starbucks for instance costs Rs 170 instead of Rs 155 before. "I think they feel if customers can bear 18% GST, they can also afford such rates".
  • TCU Still In Big 12 Title Contention Heading To Texas Tech

    TCU Still In Big 12 Title Contention Heading To Texas Tech

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    If TCU wins out they would be in the Big 12 Championship against Oklahoma, because they hold the tie-breaker against Oklahoma State after beating them 44-31 early in the season. Yes, the Horned Frogs are banged up, but they are still the superior team and are ultimately playing for more (a Big 12 championship). They have a head coach, Kliff Kingsbury, who is on the hot seat, trying to save his job.
  • Venezuela Welcomes Signing with Russia Agreement on Debta Latina

    Venezuela Welcomes Signing with Russia Agreement on Debta Latina

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    Russian Federation is throwing a lifeline to defaulting Venezuela after the two countries signed on Wednesday a deal to restructure $3.15 billion worth of Venezuelan debt owed to Moscow. Caracas has only $9.7 billion in foreign reserves and needs to pay back at least $1.47 billion in interest on various bonds by the end of the year, and then about $8 billion in 2018.
  • Chilly start to the day, warmer weather in the afternoon

    Chilly start to the day, warmer weather in the afternoon

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    The high tomorrow will be in the mid 60s, followed by upper 60s Thursday and 70-degree warmth Friday . Humidity will creep back a little higher by Friday afternoon. Auburn will host Louisiana-Monroe Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium (11 a.m. kickoff). Rain may continue into the evening, but should end by 10 pm.
  • Hyundai to launch 8 new CUVs in N. America

    Hyundai to launch 8 new CUVs in N. America

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    Hyundai now has a larger line-up of sedans and hatchbacks in its stable, which isn't much of a help with the customer base moving towards SUVs and pick-ups. The latter is rumoured to get three rows this time and could also get a new moniker in the US. Both of which are expected to arrive in 2018. The three-row Hyundai Santa Fe is on the small end of the midsize segment, O'Brien said, and so the new model launching mid-2019 will be longer, wider, and taller, to compete with such models as ...
  • Oak Ridge High student arrested after threatening large-scale violence

    Oak Ridge High student arrested after threatening large-scale violence

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    But the second post was eventually determined to be a reposting of the first threat. They say the incident was sparked by bullying targeting another student at the school Tuesday. The release did not specify the alleged threat's content or how it was made. Hurd said 92 percent of students came to school on the same date a year ago.
  • Tillerson 'deeply concerned' about violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

    Tillerson 'deeply concerned' about violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . Aung San Suu Kyi met Tillerson for a bilateral discussion on Tuesday behind closed doors. Naypyitaw: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Wednesday for a credible investigation into reports of human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims committed by Myanmar's security forces after a meeting with its civilian and military leaders.
  • CPI spat over Thomas Chandy's resignation turns public in Kerala

    CPI spat over Thomas Chandy's resignation turns public in Kerala

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    In an editorial piece by the CPI state secretary in their official mouthpiece, it is cited the party took a unique decision of skipping the Cabinet meeting in an extraordinary circumstance. Addressing the media here, Balakrishnan said it was not befitting of a coalition partner to stay away from the cabinet meeting. He said the CPI stand has always been to strengthen the LDF and not to weaken it.
  • Congress' likely to finalse Gujarat candidates list on Friday

    Congress' likely to finalse Gujarat candidates list on Friday

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    Earlier in the day, the Congress Central Election Committee meeting to select candidates for Gujarat elections was postponed to Friday. The CEC is headed by Congress president Sonia Gandhi and has as its members party vice-president Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh besides some top party general secretaries.
  • Departure honors given to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

    Departure honors given to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

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    Li disclosed the Chinese government will provide a grant of 150 million RMB Yuan ($22.6 million) for the rebuilding and improvement of livelihood in Marawi to demonstrate the support of the Chinese people. As of September, China has donated a total of P85 million, according to Lorenzana. The Chinese state outlet Xinhua confirmed that China and the Philippines signed 14 deals on a variety of topics ranging from infrastructure development to "drug rehabilitation".
  • Greater Noida: BJP leader Shiv Kumar shot dead by attacker

    Greater Noida: BJP leader Shiv Kumar shot dead by attacker

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    The motive behind the attack was not immediately known. The incident took place near Tigri village when former village pradhan Shiv Kumar, his driver and security guard were going towards Ghaziabad in a vehicle, a police officer said. Two other occupants were also injured and they are admitted in a private hospital. This incident comes just two months after BJP leader Gajender Bhati was murdered by two assailants in Ghaziabad.
  • Is Facebook Changing Its Tune on Russian Brexit Meddling?

    Is Facebook Changing Its Tune on Russian Brexit Meddling?

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    More than 150,000 accounts based in Russian Federation, which had previously confined their posts to subjects such as the Ukrainian conflict, switched attention to Brexit in the days leading up to last year's vote, according to research for an upcoming paper by data scientists at Swansea University and the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Benedict Allen missing in search for 'headhunters'

    Benedict Allen missing in search for 'headhunters'

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    Benedict Allen, 57, has previously made six BBC series documenting his adventures and was dropped by helicopter into a remote area, which is home to what is thought to be the last remaining cannibal tribe. "I was starving to death - the only thing left was to eat the dog", he said afterwards. "This would make them the remotest people in Papua New Guinea, and one of the last people on the entire planet who are out-of-contact with our interconnected world".
  • Pentagon Retweets, Deletes Post Calling On Trump To Resign

    Pentagon Retweets, Deletes Post Calling On Trump To Resign

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    Trump and his administration's official Twitter accounts have had a turbulent history. The Pentagon's main account retweeted the message to its 5.2 million followers, but quickly reversed course. Another claims that while "ObamaCare" and "NFL players kneeling" offend Republicans, "pedophiles" and "white hoods" do not. Another offering, a $26 sweatshirt, drops nine separate f-bombs.
  • Following up on Indian's death in California: Sushma

    Following up on Indian's death in California: Sushma

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    Jassar's grandfather Bhag Singh informed the tragic news to the family members in Punjab on Wednesday morning and told that the youth was attacked while at work. Police has arrested one of the suspects in the case, a 22-year-old Indian-origin man, Armitraj Singh Athwal. "Dharampreet was a completely innocent victim, just doing his job, when he was senselessly killed during this robbery", Madera Sheriff Jay Varney said.
  • Sherin Mathews' mother arrested for child abandonment

    Sherin Mathews' mother arrested for child abandonment

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    Sini Mathews appeared before a family court judge Monday to attempt to regain custody of her biological daughter, who is expected to be moved at some point out of foster care to live with extended family. The 37-year-old father said that, when he could never again feel Sherin's heartbeat, he "trusted she had kicked the bucket" and expelled the young lady's body from the house.
  • 'Operation Raging Bull' results in 267 MS-13 arrests

    'Operation Raging Bull' results in 267 MS-13 arrests

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    Among those arrested were several notable cases: in Baltimore, four men were arrested on charges of violent crimes in aid of racketeering and conspiracy to commit murder in aid of racketeering; in Denver, a man was arrested with three machetes in his vehicle; and in Los Angeles, the arrest of a Salvadoran national wanted for involvement with the murder of a Salvadoran police officer.
  • Nawaz Sharif's in-chamber appeal to club NAB references dismissed

    Nawaz Sharif's in-chamber appeal to club NAB references dismissed

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    He remarked that the option to review verdict had already been provided to the Sharif family in the Panama Papers case. The Chief Justice of Pakistan had earlier dismissed Nawaz's appeal on the registrar's decision, rejecting his petition which sought an end to the multiple corruption cases against him.
  • Trump gives $2 million for Duterte's campaign against drugs

    Trump gives $2 million for Duterte's campaign against drugs

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    He was closing a almost two-week trip through Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines that included one-on-one meetings with the leaders of those nations during which he stressed trade. "We've made some very big steps with regard to trade - far bigger than anything you know", Trump told reporters, pointing to business deals forged between USA and foreign companies.
  • Senate judiciary committee requests more information on Kushner

    Senate judiciary committee requests more information on Kushner

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    Kushner also forwarded". Millian did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Specifically, the lawmakers asked after "September 2016 e-mail communications to Mr. "Such documents should have been produced ... but were not". On Kushner's security clearance, which he has had to amend multiple times due to a failure to initially include all of his foreign contacts, the senators asked for the document in its entirety.
  • England recall Farrell for Wallabies Test

    England recall Farrell for Wallabies Test

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    Farrell will play at inside center instead of Henry Slade as one of three personnel changes from the team that produced an error-strewn display against the Pumas. Hunt was shaping as a likely starter for the marquee fixture of Australia's spring tour after playing the final 33 minutes of the 29-21 win over Wales last weekend at the Principality Stadium.
  • VW to spend $11.8 billion on China EVs

    VW to spend $11.8 billion on China EVs

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    Volkswagen will make the investments by 2025 and introduce 40 locally produced vehicles, its China head Jochem Heizmann told reporters in Guangzhou Thursday. A delayed carbon trading scheme would also require auto manufacturers to buy and sell carbon credits tied to the production of electric vehicles. NEVs refer to all-electric battery cars and heavily electrified plug-in hybrids.
  • Christopher Pyne claims he was hacked after 'liking' gay porn on Twitter

    Christopher Pyne claims he was hacked after 'liking' gay porn on Twitter

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    Bernardi said he was concerned about the national security implications of a Government minister's social media account being hacked, and wants a full investigation. "So I do think there should be some investigation and explanation. I do think we need to get to the bottom of it". Meanwhile, Pyne, who is overseeing Australia's $50 billion defence manufacturing program, says there is no need for an investigation.
  • Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) stock RSI moves below 30, it is oversold

    Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) stock RSI moves below 30, it is oversold

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    The company has its outstanding shares of 326.04 Million. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in Cardinal Health by 6.5% during the second quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 513,011 shares of the company's stock valued at $34,331,000 after purchasing an additional 17,404 shares during the last quarter.
  • Deal to Bolster Gun Background Checks Is Reached by Senators

    Deal to Bolster Gun Background Checks Is Reached by Senators

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    In a bipartisan effort to craft gun control reforms in the wake of numerous mass shooting events across the country, eight Senators have introduced new gun legislation that enhances state compliance and accuracy of existing background check systems in place for firearm purchases.
  • OH inmate's execution delayed to 2019 due to poor veins

    OH inmate's execution delayed to 2019 due to poor veins

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    On Wednesday, the execution of 69-year-old condemned killer Alva Campbell was called off after about 25 minutes because the OH execution team couldn't find a vein to insert an IV for lethal injection. The attorneys have warned that Campbell's death could become a "spectacle" if guards are unable to find suitable veins in the sick inmate's arms. Campbell served 20 years of a life sentence for killing a man in Cleveland before being released by a parole board in 1992.
  • Israel ready to cooperate with Saudi, says defence chief

    Israel ready to cooperate with Saudi, says defence chief

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    Saudi Arabia maintains that any relations with Israel hinge on Israeli withdrawal from Arab lands occupied in the 1967 Middle East war. "We are ready to share information if necessary". "There are many common interests between us and them". Saudi Arabia's ambitious deputy ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, threw a match onto the tinderbox of Lebanese politics on November 4 with the reportedly engineered resignation of the country's prime minister, Saad Hariri, who was on an official ...
  • Turkey asks US about jailed trader: foreign ministry sources

    Turkey asks US about jailed trader: foreign ministry sources

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    His lawyer said that he can not communicate with Zarrab, who is standing trial in NY, and the Attorney General's Office does not provide his specific whereabouts and the state of his health. "Following news dominating the media regarding Sarraf, our Washington Embassy has officially requested that the USA government clear up the situation", the Foreign Ministry spokesman had said in a statement.
  • Jury deadlocked again in Menendez's bribery trial

    Jury deadlocked again in Menendez's bribery trial

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    Prosecutor Peter Koski argued passionately in favor of an additional jury instruction that would encourage jurors to consider a partial verdict. They have asked the judge to instruct the jury that a deadlock can be an acceptable outcome. The trial hasn't sat on Fridays since it began in early September. The men, both 63, deny the 18 counts of bribery, fraud and other crimes with which they have been charged.
  • Senior Iranian, Russian Officials Discuss Syria in Moscow

    Senior Iranian, Russian Officials Discuss Syria in Moscow

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    Iran and its Shiite allies have sent forces to back President Bashar Assad, who appears to be on his way to victory after a devastating six-year civil war. The agreement allows Iranian and Hezbollah troops to be as close as 5 kilometers (about 12 miles) from the border with Israel, a situation that puts the Jewish state in the crosshairs of Iranian-backed militias.
  • Minnesota deer harvest up 10 percent from past year

    Minnesota deer harvest up 10 percent from past year

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    Through Sunday, bowhunters were ahead of the harvest pace compared with last season (41,376 to 36,587). We experienced all four on opening weekend, when the most hunters are hunting, " Rusch said. Firearm deer hunting season kicks off this weekend in IL and the state's Department of Natural Resources is urging hunters to make safety a priority.
  • RCEP Leaders to Wrap Up Negotiations by 2018

    RCEP Leaders to Wrap Up Negotiations by 2018

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    Jokowi added that all participating countries should increase efforts to conclude the negotiations by 2018. The RCEP is a regional economic agreement being negotiated between the 10 Asean governments and their six free trade agreement partners - Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea .
  • Pope Francis gets a snazzy new Lamborghini - and auctions it off

    Pope Francis gets a snazzy new Lamborghini - and auctions it off

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    Francis also signed the vehicle, in handwriting that gets progressively less legible, though that could've been the pen's fault. Francis, who typically uses Fiats and Fords to get around, was gifted a special-edition Lamborghini Huracan that was painted in the Vatican's signature colors of white and gold.
  • Faculty have rejected employer offer, college strike continues

    Faculty have rejected employer offer, college strike continues

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    Last week, the College Employer Council asked the Ontario Labour Relations Board to trigger a vote on its final offer with union rank-and-file members, bypassing the Ontario Public Service Employees Union's (OPSEU) bargaining team. Frustrated at missing so much class time - and anxious about losing the semester, or the costs they'll incur should the school year be extended to make up lost time - students have held a number of protests, and a group of 14 began a class-action lawsuit seeking ...
  • Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for finance minister

    Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for finance minister

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    However, the Supreme Court called upon NAB authorities to reopen the case during Panama Papers' case proceedings after six-members Joint Investigation Team (JIT) surfaced new evidences of corruption against Sharif family members. Dar was nominated as an accused in the initial reference, but NAB's final reference excluded him after he recorded a confession. It merits mentioning here that Ishaq Dar had became an approver in the case and made a revelation of his involvement in money ...