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According to EC schedule, voting was to commence at 7 am and continue till 4 pm. The BJP, which has stormed the north and northeast India in last few years, is trying to keep its footprint in the eastern state of India. The Trinamool Congress has fielded 24 candidates. Of 25 lakh voters , a little over 13 lakh are male and12 lakh are women. Their official language is tribal "Kokborok".
  • Scattered Showers for Monday

    Scattered Showers for Monday

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    The record high Tuesday in Lansing is 59 set in 1983 and 62 in Jackson set in 1930. The spring-like weather will stick around for a few days before a cold front drops high temperatures back into the low 40's on Thursday . Some may even reach 80 degrees, and several records could be broken. Clouds will build in through the evening with rain chances moving in after 11. West Michigan will take a break from the rain in the middle of the week with partly to mostly sunny skies.
  • Top GOP Donor Cuts Off Opponents of Assault Weapon Ban

    Top GOP Donor Cuts Off Opponents of Assault Weapon Ban

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    Al Hoffman, Jr . recently fired off an email to incumbent Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Jeb Bush , both Republicans, among a handful of others about the decision. In a Saturday tweet, President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for the lack of gun control reform . He said future gun massacres are inevitable without government intervention, according to the New York Times report.
  • Couple who had taken in Florida gunman say he was quirky, naive

    Couple who had taken in Florida gunman say he was quirky, naive

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    Cruz had a handful of guns , including the AR-15 and two other rifles that James Snead said would be considered assault rifles. "It's as simple as that". The couple said Cruz had the beginnings of a normal life, riding his bike to work at a local Dollar Tree and taking adult education courses at night.
  • Justin Trudeau cuts lonely figure on India tour

    Justin Trudeau cuts lonely figure on India tour

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    Trudeau also visited the Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar. The last visit of a Canadian Prime Minister to India was in November 2012. It was in 1983 when he has visited Taj Mahal with his father and then Canadian premier Pierre Trudeau. It should, however, be remembered here that when Modi visited Canada in 2016, he was not received at the Toronto airport by Trudeau . When Trudeau landed in New Delhi on Saturday night, he was welcomed by Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmer's ...
  • Deal reached for Syrian army to enter Afrin, claims Kurdish official

    Deal reached for Syrian army to enter Afrin, claims Kurdish official

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    The government has already cleared swaths of territory around Damascus through local deals, whereby besieged anti-government forces were evacuated and bussed to other rebel-dominated areas. He added that there was opposition to the deal which could stand in the way: " We don't know to what extent these understandings will last because there are sides that are not satisfied and want to make (them) fail ".
  • Trump team in 'tussle for nuclear football codes' on China trip

    Trump team in 'tussle for nuclear football codes' on China trip

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    A Chinese security official grabbed Kelly, and Kelly shoved the man's hand off of his body. Reporter Jonathan Swan at Axios , broke a big story Sunday night when Swan revealed that when President Trump was in China visiting Beijing's Great Hall of the People a fight broke out between U.S.
  • S. Korea's Moon says 'too early' for Pyongyang summit

    S. Korea's Moon says 'too early' for Pyongyang summit

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    Several South Korean polls published Thursday put public support for the rapprochement at between 60 and 70 percent. A large group of North Korean musicians and synchronized cheerleaders arrived for the Games. Until recently, relations with North Korea seemed at a crisis point. He was confident, he declared , that the way was now open for a thaw between the U.S.
  • Husband of slain MP Jo steps down

    Husband of slain MP Jo steps down

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    Reflecting on his past behaviour in an interview with the MoS, he apologised for any "hurt and offence" caused. Brendan Cox is the husband of slain British lawmaker Jo Cox . 'This was never malicious but it was certainly inappropriate. 'We had hard times, we had incredible times, but I'm not going to recount conversations I had with her because she's not here'.
  • 3rd wedlock: Imran Khan ties the knot with Bushra Maneka

    3rd wedlock: Imran Khan ties the knot with Bushra Maneka

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    The party said the Nikkah was solemnised by Mufti Saeed in Lahore on Sunday (today). Bushra Maneka is in her 40s, and belongs to the Wattoo clan, of which the Manekas are a sub-clan. Khan's previous two marriages, particularly when he Wednesday his first wife, British socialite Jemima Khan, captivated global tabloids as well as local media in Pakistan.
  • Avalanche warnings in the Alps after skiers caught in accidents

    Avalanche warnings in the Alps after skiers caught in accidents

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    At least two hikers were swept away by an avalanche in Switzerland Sunday, officials say. The exact circumstances of the accident are not known. Police initially reported that 10 people were missing in the incident but revised that down to two, saying a member of the group who had called in the accident was unaware that most of the group were safe.
  • Updated forecast - Tri-City snow likely as temperatures drop

    Updated forecast - Tri-City snow likely as temperatures drop

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    Mostly sunny, a milder afternoon. The storm will cause hazardous conditions for small craft on Monday , with peak gusts of 30 to 35 knots and seas of 7 to 10 feet. Highs around 43°F. Wind chill values as low as 25°F. By midday Sunday , snow will give way to rising temperatures in the 40's, which are expected to melt away much of the new snow piles.
  • Vigil in downtown Reno to remember Florida school shooting victims

    Vigil in downtown Reno to remember Florida school shooting victims

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    She addressed politicians, saying to those who take campaign donations from the National Rifle Association ( NRA): "Shame on you". He reportedly left a suburban Palm Beach County mobile home where he had been staying after his mother's death because his benefactor gave him an ultimatum: you or the gun.
  • US Olympian Trolls Mike Pence In Social Media Post

    US Olympian Trolls Mike Pence In Social Media Post

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    After sustaining the injury during Wednesday's practice, the 26-year-old freeskier confirmed Thursday he would still partake in the competition, while taking a swipe at Vice President Mike Pence on Twitter . "I've made it very clear who I am and I have taken a step into a sort of leadership role for the LGBT community because there isn't a tonne of representation at the Games".
  • Assad used chemical weapons: Trump aide

    Assad used chemical weapons: Trump aide

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    The denial came after a French warning of punitive strikes if proof emerged that the Syrian regime had used banned chemical weapons against its civilians. The United States has appeared to endorse closer post-Olympics engagement between North and South Korea with an eye to eventual U.S. Qassemi noted that such remarks by McMaster reveal that the USA, one of the JCPOA parties that has pledged not to prevent "successful" implementation of the nuclear deal, is still obstructing the path for ...
  • CymaBay Therapeutics (CBAY) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Roth Capital

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    Cymabay Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CBAY) as of current trade, has shown weekly performance of 23.92% which was maintained at 52.98% in one month period. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, September 11 report. (NASDAQ:ENTG) for 110,000 shares. Geode Capital Mgmt Ltd Co holds 224,843 shares. Perigon Wealth Mngmt Limited invested in 99,277 shares or 1.24% of the stock.
  • Woman Collecting on Half-Billion-Dollar Powerball Ticket Anonymously-for Now

    Woman Collecting on Half-Billion-Dollar Powerball Ticket Anonymously-for Now

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    Attorneys for the woman recently filed a lawsuit in Hillsborough County Superior Court asking for her identity to remain a secret. It was only when she "secured the ticket in a safe place" that she reached out to an attorney that she learned she "could have maintained her privacy" by signing the ticket with a trustee instead of her own name and "that by signing the ticket her privacy was forever lost".
  • Florida shootings: Students rally to denounce politicians

    Florida shootings: Students rally to denounce politicians

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    Ms Gonzalez said: "If the president wants to come up to me and tell me to my face that it was a bad tragedy and. how nothing is going to be done about it, I'm going to happily ask him how much money he received from the National Rifle Association".
  • EPA Head Scott Pruitt Has a 'Blanket Waiver' to Fly First Class

    EPA Head Scott Pruitt Has a 'Blanket Waiver' to Fly First Class

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    But David Eggert of the Associated Press reported Wednesday that Pruitt said he flies in first class because of "unpleasant interactions with other travelers". On the way back from Milan, Pruitt traveled via Emirates airline, whose business-class cabins, CBS News notes , "are some of the world's most luxurious, complete with an onboard lounge that promises what the airline calls a 'truly unique journey.'" The entire trip, including a ride on a military aircraft that whisked Pruitt ...
  • Lizzy Yarnold's Olympic gold defence starts today in Pyeongchang

    Lizzy Yarnold's Olympic gold defence starts today in Pyeongchang

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    Asked about her future on Sunday, Yarnold said: "I need to get over my chest infection first. When I get back and put away my wash bag, that's a big occasion". When Beijing 2022 comes around, Yarnold will be 33 - only 1924 figure skating bronze medallist Ethel Muckelt and John Crammond, victor of skeleton bronze four years later, have won individual Olympic medals at an older age.
  • How Analysts Rated Pretium Resources Inc. (TSE:PVG) Last Week?

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    About 665,758 shares traded. Pretium Res Inc (NYSE: PVG ) has average revenue estimates of $84.23 Million, compared to low analyst estimates of $73.91 Million and high estimates of $90.8 Million for the current quarter. portfolio. Cambrian Cap Partnership holds 1.42% of its portfolio in Pretium Resources Inc . (NYSE:PVG). Art Advisors Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Pretium Resources Inc .
  • Militants killed in Karan Nagar encounter, road mishap buried in north Kashmir

    Militants killed in Karan Nagar encounter, road mishap buried in north Kashmir

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    Bhatnagar also congratulated CRPF personnel for a clean operation at Karan Nagar as there was no collateral damage. "My brother sacrificed his life for the country and see how he is being treated". "We have taken an initiative "Bharat Kay Veer" in which Rs 25 crore has been collected for the jawans", he said. "We have denied the remuneration by Bihar government since it wasn't respectable".
  • Voting Started on 59 Seats

    Voting Started on 59 Seats

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    In few constituencies, voters queued up at polling booths before 7 am . According to officials in the election department, the snags in Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) attached with VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) in more than 150 polling stations resulted in the slow balloting.
  • Protesters Criticize MSU Administration At Board Meeting

    Protesters Criticize MSU Administration At Board Meeting

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    Engler also briefed the board on a move he announced earlier this week to restructure the university's health colleges, clinical practice and student wellness programs. "I do believe that what trust you don't have in us, what confidence you don't have in us, can be restored to this board and future boards", he said.
  • Kosovo takes to the streets to celebrate a decade of independence

    Kosovo takes to the streets to celebrate a decade of independence

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    Pacolli posted the official letter of recognition received from Barbados, in which the country commits to establishing diplomatic relations with Kosovo. "Dacic alleged today that Burundi has withdrawn its decision to recognise Kosovo". The former foes have reached deals on issues such as freedom of movement since EU-brokered talks began in 2011, but the dialogue has stalled over the past two years.
  • Osetkowski, Texas top No. 23 Oklahoma

    Osetkowski, Texas top No. 23 Oklahoma

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    After holding up the Heisman Trophy at midcourt to a standing ovation during a TV timeout, Baker Mayfield sprinted around the Lloyd Noble Center floor, attempting to juice up the Oklahoma crowd. Even an appearance by Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield wasn't enough to get the Sooners going. Trae Young said, "This is like I said the toughest conference in America".
  • Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results

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    The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.145 during the last trading session, reaching $25.685. About 715,551 shares traded. Jabil Inc. (NYSE:JBL) has risen 66.26% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock of Hartford Financial Services (NYSE:HIG) registered a decrease of 5.25% in short interest. (NYSE:HIG). Wellington Mngmt Grp Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.11% or 8.94M shares.
  • Palestinians arrested in Israeli pre-dawn raids

    Palestinians arrested in Israeli pre-dawn raids

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    Mladenov, who was briefing the council at the request of Kuwait and Bolivia, further said that Gaza's 47 percent unemployment rate has surged to 60 percent, three years after Israel's devastating war on the besieged territory. Speaking in Ramallah after meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, bin Alawi said: "We have to encourage Arabs everywhere to come to Palestine because, as I said, hearing is not the same as seeing".
  • Strangers Are Surprised With Random Acts Of Kindness In Endicott

    Strangers Are Surprised With Random Acts Of Kindness In Endicott

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    This was the second straight year Primrose residents went to OUL for Random Acts of Kindness Day. A student-led, all-school assembly kicked off the Great Kindness Challenge for Readington fourth and fifth graders on Friday, February 2, spreading the word to the student body through song, cheer and video that "kindness matters".
  • Egyptian army's Sinai operation enters second week

    Egyptian army's Sinai operation enters second week

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    In November, Sisi ordered his armed forces chief of staff to restore security in Sinai within three months after militants killed more than 300 worshippers at a mosque. Major General Yasser Abdel Aziz told journalists that the security operations will end when Sinai is free from terrorists, according to Reuters . Egyptian authorities haven't specified the time span of the security operation.
  • Chris Rock was turned down by Rihanna

    Chris Rock was turned down by Rihanna

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    He added he was, "15 minutes late everywhere", and, "When you watch too much porn, you know what happens?" Here's what happens. You become sexually autistic. The comedian also admitted that it was his fault the marriage failed and that he can not understand why men cheat. It speaks to the prevalence of shootings in America that " Tamborine " feels so relevant; Rock also addressed guns in a well-known bit from his stand-up special "Bigger and Blacker" in 1999.
  • Trump Blames Obama and Democrats for Failing to Stop Russian Meddling

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    Trump zeroed in on his predecessor in the Oval Office, Barack Obama, for not doing enough to stop Russian operations meant to sow chaos in the American political system. Obama was President, knew the threat, and did nothing. "The Russian 'hoax" was that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia - it never did!" In addition to investigating the Russian meddling in the election, Mueller is probing whether Trump has in several ways obstructed justice to undermine the investigation, including his ...
  • Akshay Kumar installs sanitary pad vending machine

    Akshay Kumar installs sanitary pad vending machine

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    Akshay Kumar's Padman Hindi film will be made tax-free in Rajasthan as it gives a social message, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje announced on Friday. Interestingly, Twinkle had mentioned about the story of " Padman " aka Arunachalam in the final short story titled "The Sanitary Man from A Sacred Land" in her second novel " The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad ".
  • Palestinian teenager sentenced to four life terms

    Palestinian teenager sentenced to four life terms

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    The Salomon family, who suffered the murder of three family members by Abed, stated, "he should have been sentenced to death". Al-Abed carried out the attack in July in the illegal Halamish settlement, nearby his village in the Ramallah district.
  • Egypt Detains Islamist Party Leader Over Anti-State Remarks

    Egypt Detains Islamist Party Leader Over Anti-State Remarks

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    Abul Fetouh was also among prominent opposition figures who last month called for a boycott of the vote, something that pro-el-Sissi lawmakers and media celebrities described as tantamount to an attempted coup. The country's electoral commission has pledged to run the vote "according to principles of independence, transparency, and objectivity". Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met yesterday with US Central Command chief Joseph Votel to discuss bilateral "military cooperation", the ...
  • Manohar Parrikar Down With Mild Pancreatitis, Will Be Discharged Soon

    Manohar Parrikar Down With Mild Pancreatitis, Will Be Discharged Soon

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    Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai where Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has been admitted denied any rumours stating that Parrikar had to undergo surgery. The CMO had said yesterday that Mr Parrikar would be back in Goa on Sunday and will attend the budget session of the Assembly beginning from Monday. "A decision will be taken at the business advisory committee meeting on shortening the length of the budget session to three days".
  • Maneka Gandhi abuses officer, accused of corruption, in UP

    Maneka Gandhi abuses officer, accused of corruption, in UP

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    The incident took place at a public meeting in Baheri where Maneka Gandhi pulled up the official and even hurled abuseswith her choicest expletives. In the 35-second long video clip, Maneka Gandhi is heard hurling abuses at the official and making fun of him for being fat.
  • Suggestions before Buy or Sell action: Banco Santander, SA

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    Last quarter, the company saw 8.68 billion in total revenues. Volatility shows sense of how far the stock will fall if the market takes a dive and how high stock will rise if the bull starts to climb. A price target is the projected price level of a financial security stated by an investment analyst. Going forward to year-to-date check then we concluded that it resulted performance is negative with move of -12.12%.
  • Canadian National Railway Company Common Stock (NYSE:CNI) Loses Buy Rating

    Canadian National Railway Company Common Stock (NYSE:CNI) Loses Buy Rating

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    Richard C Young & Company who had been investing in Visa Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $275.00 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.77% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $1.29. Among 29 analysts covering BP ( NYSE:BP ), 20 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Tuesday, April 26 with "Neutral".