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If you look at it, they have grown at a faster rate than the BJP grew over the years. He was addressing a conference on bridging gaps and securing borders in the Northeast region of India . Moreover, migration takes place primarily for economic reasons, and it is a stretch to say that China or Pakistan is somehow behind migration from Bangladesh.
  • Israeli Media: Netanyahu Confidant Turns State Witness in Corruption Probe

    Israeli Media: Netanyahu Confidant Turns State Witness in Corruption Probe

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    As if Netanyahu didn't have enough problems, police said Tuesday that Hefetz, his former media adviser, is suspected of trying to bribe a judge in exchange for dropping a corruption case against the Israeli leader's wife. While serving as Foreign Minister in 1982, Arens appointed him as his Deputy Chief of Mission at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C, a position Netanyahu used as a stepping stone to becoming Israel's US Ambassador in 1984.
  • Deutsche Bank Reiterates Hold Rating for Ferguson (LON:FERG)

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    UBM Plc (LON:UBM) opened at GBX 902.50 ($12.47) on Thursday. Rathbone Brothers has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of GBX 2,507.40 ($34.64). ( NYSE:LII ), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. They issued an "overweight" rating and a GBX 1,800 ($24.87) price objective on the stock. Numis Securities has "Add" rating and GBX 2410 target.
  • Students protest gun violence in wake of Florida shooting

    Students protest gun violence in wake of Florida shooting

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    The event started as a moment of silence inside the school for the 17 students and teachers killed last week, but the West Boca students refused to end it there. Local teenagers have reached a breaking point and will protest gun violence with civil disobedience. As students across the U.S. stage walkouts to demand tougher gun control restrictions, some schools have threatened to suspend activists who take part.
  • CNN Uses Human High School Shield

    CNN Uses Human High School Shield

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    Colton Haab , a JROTC enlistee who has previously spoken with media outlets about how he helped his peers seek shelter during the shooting, did not take part in Wednesday's event on the grounds that CNN attempted to plant "scripted" questions for him to ask.
  • Women's downhill skiers win Olympic medals

    Women's downhill skiers win Olympic medals

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    USA skiing star Lindsey Vonn turned in a time that was a half-second off the lead in the downhill Wednesday in South Korea , fast enough to win a medal in her final downhill race of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics - and nearly certainly the last of her Olympic career.
  • Trump Pushes Back: I Never Said 'Give Teachers Guns'

    Trump Pushes Back: I Never Said 'Give Teachers Guns'

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    At the meeting, Trump sat in the middle of a semi-circle and heard tales from students and parents as they wept and pleaded for change. "Because my daughter, I'm not going to see again", said Pollack, flanked by his sons. An AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle was used in the second deadliest shooting at a USA public school. The president brought up the possibility of arming some teachers with guns.
  • Why you shouldn't believe claims that Stoneman Douglas students are crisis actors

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    Searching Hogg's name on YouTube also pulled up a large quantity of other conspiracy videos perpetuating the idea that he was a paid actor who was hired to help dismantle U.S. Sarah Chadwick, a student whose tweets demanding action from President Trump went viral last week, joked that Hogg "can't act to save his life". Far-right website The Gateway Pundit published a story claiming the students are being used as political tools by the far left.
  • Flood watch remains in effect with more rain Wednesday

    Flood watch remains in effect with more rain Wednesday

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    A 4WARN Weather Alert has been issued through late Saturday night due to heavy rains carrying potential flood risks, especially in northwestern Middle Tennessee. At 7 a.m., the Raisin was just below its 9-foot flood stage in Monroe and expected to flood later in the morning. "We're waiting to get the water out before we figure out how much damage we have".
  • Hadiya case: SC says courts can't intervene in adults' choice of marriage

    Hadiya case: SC says courts can't intervene in adults' choice of marriage

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    The bench has further questioned how a marriage could be nullified by the High Court when the petition before it was a habeas corpus plea, moved by the father to trace his daughter and bring her before the court. Hadiya in her affidavit had submitted that she had embraced Islam as per her conscience and had married Jahan out of her "own free will", so they be allowed to live together.
  • North Korean Closing Olympics Delegation Includes Man Blamed For Deadly Sinking

    North Korean Closing Olympics Delegation Includes Man Blamed For Deadly Sinking

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    But a senior administration official ruled out any possible meeting between Ivanka and officials from North Korea , and a Seoul government source also said such an encounter was unlikely. The Games' opening ceremony saw Pence and the North Korean representatives seated in the same box, but they did not interact. Ivanka Trump, the first daughter and senior adviser to President Donald Trump, will lead the USA delegation to the closing ceremonies on Sunday, the administration announced ...
  • Ally of Kremlin critic Navalny arrested over tweet

    Ally of Kremlin critic Navalny arrested over tweet

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    The Associated Press reported that Navalny was detained when leaving a dentist's office in Moscow. The charge, which will be heard by a court at an undisclosed date, could result in a jail sentence of up to 30 days. Mr Navalny was released by police less than an hour after he was detained in Moscow. "It's unclear right now what's up with [Leonid] Volkov, and there is no communication with him", he said.
  • Del Potro through at Delray Beach

    Del Potro through at Delray Beach

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    Isner noted after his win yesterday that the lack of match play made it tough for him to get his footwork going, but winning real matches would help. He advanced to the title match previous year but hand to pull out against American Jack Sock because of a leg injury.
  • Team Kejriwal says Dalit & Muslims targeted as BJP protests — AAP vs bureaucrats

    Team Kejriwal says Dalit & Muslims targeted as BJP protests — AAP vs bureaucrats

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    Metropolitan Magistrate Shefali Barnala Tandon said that orders on the bail pleas of AAP MLAs Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal and also on their police custody will be pronounced on Friday. "Criminal aspects of the case are being taken care of by the Delhi Police, while the home ministry is looking into administrative issues such as misbehaviour with a government servant", a Home ministry official said.
  • Cape students plan to join March 14 walkout

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    Protests like these have become popular after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida . "Ever since Sandy Hook and the shootings that followed up until Parkland, there's been a growing sense of hopelessness among students", said 17-year-old Falmouth High School senior Daniel Gessen.
  • Company wins right to build mini-casino near Shippensburg

    Company wins right to build mini-casino near Shippensburg

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    Bensalem-based Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment Inc., which is developing the Stadium Casino project at 900 Packer Ave. with Cordish Cos. of Baltimore, bid $8.11 million for the "Category 4" gaming license, with plans for a casino in or near South Newton Township, Cumberland County , the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said in a release Thursday.
  • Saudi Arabia to build opera house in Riyadh

    Saudi Arabia to build opera house in Riyadh

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    The Arab Fashion Council (AFC) has previously held the biannual show in Dubai. The AFC launched its regional office in Riyadh with the appointment of H.H. "Today, change will happen and everything related to entertainment will be done here", he said. But Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has introduced over the past months a series of reforms in favour of women.
  • Russian claims curling competitor was secretly doped

    Russian claims curling competitor was secretly doped

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    It is widely believed that the decision to drop the case was meant to boost Russia's hopes of marching under their own flag at Sunday's closing ceremony. Any confirmed cases of doping by Russian athletes at these games could derail Team Russia's chances of being officially reinstated in the Olympic fold and allowing its athletes to march under the Russian flag in Sunday's closing ceremony.
  • Florida school shooting survivors grill lawmakers during emotional town hall meeting

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    Racists, misogynists, sexists, xenophobe and more. Shortly before LaPierre was slated to speak at CPAC , Mr. Trump tweeted his support for LaPierre and the NRA generally. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.; New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio; New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo; Sen. Rubio, a strong NRA supporter, has accepted contributions from the organization, as have many other Republican lawmakers.
  • Stocks grabbing Attention: Chevron Corporation (CVX), The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

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    Cmt Asset Management Ltd who had been investing in Monsanto Co New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $52.98B market cap company. The stock increased 0.33% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $105.4. Bank of America maintained the shares of DIS in report on Friday, September 8 with "Buy" rating. Lazard Asset Lc accumulated 0.61% or 3.10 million shares.
  • Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation over school shooting

    Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation over school shooting

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    John Cornyn , a Republican from Texas, about his bipartisan bill to improve federal compliance with criminal background checks on gun buyers. Sen. Students and parents affected by the massacre at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week have set out on a demonstration in the state capital of Tallahassee on Wednesday.
  • Iran warns on nuke deal if banks can not do business

    Iran warns on nuke deal if banks can not do business

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    In Iran's eyes, it is Israel that is the destabilizing force in the Middle East. "Fear of war is everywhere in our region unfortunately because of the interference by foreign powers and wrong policies and miscalculations of some players inside the region, and of course the hegemonic policies of the Israeli regime", Araghchi said.
  • Pelicans' Anthony Davis on trade talks

    Pelicans' Anthony Davis on trade talks

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    The Pelicans were 27-21 with Cousins in the lineup, but they have gone 4-5 without him. "When he goes down, it's, all right, it goes back to AD before DeMarcus, a lot of minutes, weight of the world on your shoulders", Davis said. Later in the game, Davis switched to his regular number 23. Russ just went out there and played. He saw star talents Paul George, Jimmy Butler and Kyrie Irving moved, and with three full seasons left on his contract, Davis is a more valuable commodity than each.
  • White House sees growth rate of 3%

    White House sees growth rate of 3%

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    In addition, protesters from the Washington , D.C. area, gathered outside the White House Wednesday afternoon to call for more gun restrictions and chanting slogans such as, "What do we want?" Donald Trump has suggested a proposal to allow school teachers to carry guns as a way of addressing school shootings .
  • Winter Olympics: Norway claims two golds to top medals table

    Winter Olympics: Norway claims two golds to top medals table

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    Finland's Mikko Koskinen, who finished with 29 saves, had to make a big pad save to stop a deflection on Canada's second shot. Be it a jarred back, fractured humerus or season-ending injuries that include a fractured left ankle (2016), wrecked right knee (2014) and left knee (2013), Vonn has sustained a catalogue of mishaps that have left her relying on more than a couple of reconstructed body parts.
  • China to investigate suspected violation of United Nations sanctions on North Korea

    China to investigate suspected violation of United Nations sanctions on North Korea

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    China has agreed to impose increasingly tough sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme, and Geng said Beijing recently issued a statement explicitly banning ship-to-ship transfers. "Following a comprehensive assessment, the Government of Japan strongly suspects that they conducted ship-to-ship transfers banned" by the UN Security Council resolutions, the ministry said.
  • Ryan Reynolds Spent Family Day Proving That He Really Is A Superhero

    Ryan Reynolds Spent Family Day Proving That He Really Is A Superhero

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    And he's not the first celebrity to get into the liquor business. A quote from Reynolds on the company website says: "I've tried every gin on the planet and Aviation is, hands down, the best". "Aviation is in a completely different league and I couldn't be prouder to be a part of the company". "We couldn't be happier that Ryan discovered Aviation.
  • Braehmer pulls out of Super Series semi-final

    Braehmer pulls out of Super Series semi-final

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    No sooner was he added to the undercard of Saturday's show, Nieky Holzken quickly finds himself at the top of the bill. He said: "I have been battling a feverish infection since Sunday". Holzken appears to have tended to switch between the disciplines in recent years rather than commit to any one full-time, with his professional boxing debut - a second-round KO in a four-rounder against Anatolij Baron in 2013 - coming 11 years after the beginning of that storied kickboxing career.
  • Short track: South Korea wins 3000 meters relay gold

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    Third-placed Kaillie Humphries (L) and Phylicia George of Canada pose for photos during medal ceremony of bobsleigh women event at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Medal Plaza, PyeongChang, South Korea , Feb. 9, 2018. The games now enter their homestretch and numerous medal rounds take place over the next few days. A gold medal will be on the line Thursday as coverage of the women's singles figure skating competition comes to an end.
  • Meghan Markle And Prince Harry In Suspicious Substance Scare

    Meghan Markle And Prince Harry In Suspicious Substance Scare

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    No arrests have been made and inquiries are ongoing. The letter, addressed to Markle, 36, and Prince Harry at Kensington Palace, contained racist diatribes against the " Suits " star, The London Evening Standard reported Thursday. Security for the couple is already tight after it was announced they will be touring the streets in a royal carriage straight after their wedding. Ms Markle and Prince Harry are due to ride around a public route to greet crowds in a carriage after they ...
  • Meet IAF's Avani Chaturvedi, first Indian woman to fly fighter jet solo

    Meet IAF's Avani Chaturvedi, first Indian woman to fly fighter jet solo

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    The Indian Air Force's fighter stream was male dominated, until 2016. And now, flying officer Avani Chaturvedi keeps the flame going by becoming the first Indian woman to fly a fighter aircraft solo. And with the moment that has every Indian's chest puffed with pride, we decided why not look at some women of substance who were first to enter a particular field in India.
  • The cast of the Sabrina The Teenage Witch reboot is finally here

    The cast of the Sabrina The Teenage Witch reboot is finally here

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    In this new version Sabrina Spellman is half-human and half-witch, and she is just beginning her dark education as a sorceress. Sabrina has found its Aunt Zelda! From the descriptions of the Netflix interpretation of the character, Zelda will be extremely protective of her niece, Sabrina , and will act as a foil of sorts to Lucy Davis' Aunt Hilda .
  • Greyhound axing Vancouver Island service

    Greyhound axing Vancouver Island service

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    The Passenger Transportation Board approved Greyhound's application to cut and reduce routes after the company cited millions of dollars in losses due to declining ridership. "The connectivity service is basically looking at the government to subsidize a bus service that allows connectivity for the people of B.C.to get from city to city, and whether that's for education or health care or leisure, that is what's needed", he says.
  • Students lead national movement for gun reform

    Students lead national movement for gun reform

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    Trump said on Wednesday he would tighten background checks for gun buyers and consider lifting the age limit to buy some kinds of guns. Thank you for signing up. Gruber's father Cary called last week's massacre heartbreaking and said it must never be allowed to happen again. "If these cowards knew that the school was well guarded", the President said, "I don't think they would go into the school in the first place".
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    School Shooting Threat Made At "SHS" Discredited

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    A Thurston High School student's idea of a joke has gotten him arrested. "At the same time, we encourage students and parents to report anything of concern they see or hear immediately to school administrators or the Solon Police Department directly or through the Safe School Helpline".
  • Hate Groups Have Increased under Trump, Southern Poverty Law Center Says

    Hate Groups Have Increased under Trump, Southern Poverty Law Center Says

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    Since 2011, the number of active hate groups has fluctuated between 15 and 17 groups on the list . The SPLC also identified 689 anti-government groups - including 273 armed militias - in 2017, compared to 623 the previous year. Meanwhile, KKK chapters declined drastically, decreasing from 130 in 2016 to 72 a year ago. The SPLC makes it very clear that black nationalists shouldn't be confused with Black Lives Matter or any other activist group working for civil rights.
  • PSL 3.0: Peshawar Zalmi one on one against Multan Sultan

    PSL 3.0: Peshawar Zalmi one on one against Multan Sultan

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    The semi-finals of the tournament will be played in Lahore on March 20 and 21, while the final will be held at Karachi's National Stadium on March 25. "I can't guarantee success, but we will try our best". You are an wonderful country and you've done great things for cricket. They will be captained by Shoaib Malik, who did a mediocre job in the same role with Karachi Kings in 2016, to the extent he had handed over the armband before the first season was out.