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Nityanand Rai , President of BJP's Bihar wing has come up with a threat against detractors of PM Narendra Modi . Recalling Modi's journey from his humble past to the post of Prime Minister, the Bihar BJP chief said, "Jinki ma khana parasti thi, Narendra Modiji ko khana khilane baithti thi, us thaali me ma ko na beta aur bete ko na ma dikhai deti thi".
  • Russian nuclear plant leaked radioactive cloud

    Russian nuclear plant leaked radioactive cloud

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    The Mayak nuclear processing plant, located in the Urals, has also come out with a statement saying that "atmospheric pollution with ruthenium-106 that was found by Rosgidromet is not connected to the work of Mayak", since the work on the separation of ruthenium-106 from spent nuclear fuel (and the production of ionizing radiation sources on its basis) has not been carried out for many years at the facility.
  • Boko Haram kills six in NE Nigeria: militia, local

    Boko Haram kills six in NE Nigeria: militia, local

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    Mohammed Asheik, from the Civilian Joint Task Force assisting the military with security in the northeast, said: "Our people went to the farm to work". "We were made to understand that there was a bomb blast at a mosque in Mubi and over 30 lives were lost". Also yesterday Boko Haram beheaded six farmers at Dimge plantation in the Mafa local government area of Borno state.
  • Melania Trump to accept White House Christmas tree on Monday

    Melania Trump to accept White House Christmas tree on Monday

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    First Lady Melania Trump and First Son Barron Trump accepted the 19.5-foot balsam fir tree that was harvested from Hanauer's Christmas Tree Farm in Shawano County . It's tradition for the First Lady to decorate the tree based on a theme of her choosing. and Melania seems to be giving her first one some serious thought.
  • EasyJet sees falling profits despite record passenger numbers

    EasyJet sees falling profits despite record passenger numbers

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    The dividend for the year was slashed 24% to 40.9 pence from 53.8 pence the year before. It said revenue trends for the first quarter have been encouraging, "primarily as a result of some capacity leaving the market". The group said it will continue its strategy of investment to "drive profitable growth" by securing leading positions at primary airports, increasing returns over the long-term.
  • Cavs beat Pistons for 5th straight win

    Cavs beat Pistons for 5th straight win

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    With under five minutes remaining in the fourth quarter and Cleveland trailing by eight, James hit Rivers with two crossovers before knifing through the defense for an easy layup. If there has been one weakness against the Pistons over his career, it's his 27.5 percent shooting from 3-point range in those games. In addition to triple-doubles in the last two games against the Pistons, James has averaged 24.0 points, 6.9 rebounds and 6.9 assists in 51 regular-season games versus Detroit.
  • CJP takes suo-motu notice of recovery of 20 bodies from Balochistan

    CJP takes suo-motu notice of recovery of 20 bodies from Balochistan

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    He said Sadiq was the key figure in a smuggling network sending people to Europe through illegal routes. Following the killings, FC Balochistan conducted an important intelligence-based operation near Alandur, Abdul Rehman village, Turbat and gunned down a top militant commander near the site where the bodies were found on November 15.
  • Former Cheerleader Killed By Driver Using A Breathalyser Device, Police Say

    Former Cheerleader Killed By Driver Using A Breathalyser Device, Police Say

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    She died Friday from her injuries. Following the crash, the 18 year old never regained consciousness. The device, called an ignition interlock, prevents a vehicle from starting if the driver has been drinking. As he was doing so, Alexis Butler was backing her Toyota Camry out of a driveway; the driver smashed into her passenger side, with NBC Dallas-Fort Worth reporting police found no tire tracks at the scene to suggest the driver applied the brakes before hitting Butler.
  • Katrina Kaif to be a special guest at IFFI closing ceremony

    Katrina Kaif to be a special guest at IFFI closing ceremony

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    The picturesque location with Salman and Katrina Kaif's chemistry is making the song look more handsome. However, the tune of the song seems to be quite tiresome and disappointing, which makes us wonder whether it is worth a shot. Salman and Katrina have paired up together after 5 years and they have also shot a dance number for " Tiger Zinda Hai ". On and all, Swag Se Swagat is a flawless treat for Sallu and Kat fans.
  • Fixed noise is not coming from the missing submarines of Argentina

    Fixed noise is not coming from the missing submarines of Argentina

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    Gabriel Galeazzi, a naval commander, told reporters that the submarine had come up from the depths and reported the unspecified electrical malfunction before it disappeared almost 300 miles off the coast. The crew were thought to have several days of food supply, but - unlike nuclear-powered United Kingdom and USA submarines - the 66m (216ft) long ARA San Juan is diesel electric, meaning that it has a finite supply of fuel, food and oxygen.
  • Local government closures for Thanksgiving holiday

    Local government closures for Thanksgiving holiday

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    School in Rio Vista are also closed this week. The West Texas Region Disposal Facility and the Caliche Canyon Landfill will be closed Thursday and Friday. Recology Vacaville will maintain its regular collection schedule. Some retail outlets will be open Thursday. The Sonoma Valley Regional Library will close at 6 p.m.
  • Kashmir: At least three LeT militants killed in Kupwara district

    Kashmir: At least three LeT militants killed in Kupwara district

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    With a fresh surrender policy being framed by the government, the Army and the J&K Police, in a joint appeal on Sunday, asked all local militants to give up arms and assured them "full cooperation" to join the mainstream. Security forces launched a search operation at Magam in Handwara area of Kupwara District in north Kashmir following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.
  • India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli Left Fuming By Niroshan Dickwella's Antics

    India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli Left Fuming By Niroshan Dickwella's Antics

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    Declaring at 352-8, India gave Sri Lanka a victory target of 231. Interestingly, the Delhi batter had struck his first worldwide hundred at the same ground and against the same opposition in a 50-over game in 2009. "It's very clear that we're preparing for the next two years that we're going to travel abroad and play a lot of cricket overseas, and we are going to find wickets like this, and it is going to be challenging for all of us, so we wanted to prepare in that way", Rahul said.
  • Russia's Putin, Syria's Assad meet in Sochi

    Russia's Putin, Syria's Assad meet in Sochi

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    Putin also introduced Assad to the senior officials of the Russian Defense Ministry and the General Staff, who are now in Sochi for a series of meetings on defense issues. The meeting between the two allies on November 21 came a day before the presidents of Russia, Turkey, and Iran are scheduled to meet in Sochi on rebooting the peace process.
  • African Union lets Sadc bloc take lead on Zimbabwe

    African Union lets Sadc bloc take lead on Zimbabwe

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    President Mugabe's moral record, with all its weaknesses, is still superior to moral records of many in the ranks of the DA who actively participated, benefited and continue to benefit from apartheid crimes against black people. "As long as Mugabe would not face torture or death penalty in Zimbabwe , the South African government must exclude him from asylum", DA said. The African Union will allow Zimbabwe's southern neighbours in the SADC regional bloc to mediate in the political crisis ...
  • Trump halts decision on elephant trophy imports after uproar

    Trump halts decision on elephant trophy imports after uproar

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    Last week, the US Fish and Wildlife Services said after more than two years of extensive assessments, it has determined that importing limited numbers of hunted elephants from Zimbabwe and Zambia into the US will help protect wild elephants for future generations.
  • Fox News host Jeanine Pirro charged with driving 119 miles per hour in NY

    Fox News host Jeanine Pirro charged with driving 119 miles per hour in NY

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    Pirro was clocked by State Police going 119 miles per hour in a 65 miles per hour speed limit zone, while she was driving her Cadillac according to a police source. Amassing 11 points on a license may result in the driver being suspended. She recently interviewed President Trump and reportedly met with him at the White House.
  • Massive gas line fire burning in Orion Township

    Massive gas line fire burning in Orion Township

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    The Oakland County Sheriff's Office confirmed the reason of the incident through a tweet, though some Twitter users assumed the same in earlier tweets. It's believed that one home is in jeopardy, but that those inside have gotten out safely. Law enforcement has ordered mandatory evacuations for several blocks surrounding the fire.
  • Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe faces impeachment by parliament

    Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe faces impeachment by parliament

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    He said his meetings with military commanders had underscored the need to collectively start a process that returned the nation to normalcy. Of greater concern to our commanders are the well-founded fears that the lack of unity and commonness of objective in both party and government was translating into perceptions of inattentiveness to the economy.
  • Chinese envoy wraps up North Korea trip after meetings

    Chinese envoy wraps up North Korea trip after meetings

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    A high-level Chinese envoy has wrapped up a four-day trip to North Korea amid heightened tension over Pyongyang's military programme. After arriving in North Korea around midday on November 17, Song met with the Vice Chairman of the Central Committee of the Korean Workers' Party (KWP), Choe Ryong-hae, at [Pyongyang's] Mansudae Assembly Hall to " report on specifics" from the 19th CCP National Congress on October 19, North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.
  • Shilpa Shinde, Sapna Chaudhary get into an ugly brawl

    Shilpa Shinde, Sapna Chaudhary get into an ugly brawl

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    But their friendship did not go down well with the other housemates, especially Akash Dadlani and Hina Khan , who were seen taunting the actress and calling it all a farce. Since Sapna had promised Luv, Sapna comes out and saves him. The latter three ganged up against Hina and told her to leave on the first siren. Here's a look at what he was up to before he entered the reality series.
  • North Korea on 'aggressive schedule' in developing ballistic missile submarine, report says

    North Korea on 'aggressive schedule' in developing ballistic missile submarine, report says

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    Satellites captured images of what experts believe is a launch canister at the missile test stand, likely indicating that Pyongyang has been testing an ejection mechanism for launching missiles from a submarine. But Rodong Sinmun reportedly focused on the alleged "insult" by the US President of Kim Jong-un when he denounced North Korea's "cruel dictatorship" during in a speech in Seoul.
  • Beyonce is Forbes' highest paid woman in music

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    Therefore, Swift's newly-released album " Reputation ", which is already the best-selling album of 2017, is not calculated in her earnings total. Swift, who topped the last year's list with $170 million in estimated earnings, raked in $44 million this time despite having finished her "1989" world tour.
  • Chip Kelly asked about interest in Florida coaching job, doesn't deny it

    Chip Kelly asked about interest in Florida coaching job, doesn't deny it

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    Kelly was not with them. He added that "we've got a process we're going through. There will probably be some more productive conversations in the days ahead". Florida (4-6) will finish outside the top 100 nationally in total offense for the sixth time in the last seven years, including all three under McElwain.
  • Wes: Cold start Tuesday with isolated showers to the east

    Wes: Cold start Tuesday with isolated showers to the east

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    Atlanta, Charlotte, Houston, New York and Chicago are all looking at mostly clear skies through the day on Wednesday . Temperatures will peak Wednesday , then drop slightly for Thanksgiving Day in most areas, the NWS said. Most of the day Tuesday and most of the day Wednesday will be rain free. The morning low will be a little below freezing with afternoon highs close to 60°.
  • Disneyland's popular Southern California Passport on hiatus

    Disneyland's popular Southern California Passport on hiatus

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    Disneyland officials did not cite specific reasons for the Southern California Passport's removal. Current Southern California Passport annual pass holders will have the option to renew. Earlier this year, Disneyland increased the price for admission tickets and annual passes . The Southern California annual pass was available to residents living in ZIP codes 90000 to 93599, which is from San Diego to north of San Luis Obispo.
  • Alabama inmate escapes custody for 2nd time in under 30 days

    Alabama inmate escapes custody for 2nd time in under 30 days

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    Wilson first announced the escape Sunday and released additional details on Monday. He said Vernon was able to get into the maintenance area of the ceiling and got around security doors and then fled on foot. He lasted one night before being captured the next morning. Wilson said an internal investigation is being conducted regarding the actions of the jailer.
  • Sex accusations halt reelection bid of San Fernando Valley assemblyman

    Sex accusations halt reelection bid of San Fernando Valley assemblyman

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    Raul Bocanegra , a Los Angeles Democrat, said he'll immediately step down from his leadership post as majority whip and end his re-election campaign. "I spent my life advocating for the Northeast Valley, fighting for a fair share for our communities and residents", Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) said in a statement.
  • Jacinda Ardern narrates play in Auckland

    Jacinda Ardern narrates play in Auckland

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    Ardern then said she would not make the same mistake of sharing a backstage "yarn" again - as Chinese whispers had brought the story to the attention of the media, which was not her intention. 'I then had interactions that suggested he knew who I was, that was the point that I had been properly introduced so that probably cleared it up'. Miss Ardern was quizzed on the matter on TVNZ after she reportedly shared the anecdote at the New Zealand Music Awards last week.
  • Trump moves to dissolve charitable foundation

    Trump moves to dissolve charitable foundation

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    But Amy Spitalnick , a spokeswoman for Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, pointed out that the foundation can't do much until her office has concluded its investigation. Once, Trump used the foundation to buy $20,000 portrait of himself, according to The Washington Post . Trump made contributions to the foundation from 2001 to 2008, but he is not listed as making any financial contributions since then.
  • Officer shoots dead robbery suspects while holding baby in his arms

    Officer shoots dead robbery suspects while holding baby in his arms

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    According to the Independent , 24-year-old Jefferson Alves and 22-year-old Italo Creato, had apparently meant to rob the Bifarma in the center of Campo Limpo Paulista. Souza, of the 49th Metropolitan Battalion, said that the suspect meant to shoot him so he reacted and shot him first. The officer pulled his weapon after one of the men pointed a gun at him, the paper said.
  • Saco boy who inspired thousands during cancer battle dies

    Saco boy who inspired thousands during cancer battle dies

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    After Jacob was admitted to the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital on October 11, doctors discovered that the neuroblastoma had spread to his head and was incurable, according to a GoFundMe page set up by his mother. The GoFundMe campaign has raised almost $160,000 as of Monday to pay for Jacob's funeral. A 9-year-old ME boy with cancer has died a week after his wish for a Christmas celebration was fulfilled.
  • Boaters rescued after vessel sinks off La Jolla

    Boaters rescued after vessel sinks off La Jolla

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    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued four men who were stranded onboard a boat off Keansburg, New Jersey on Sunday. The boat was eventually recovered after it stopped spinning. The San Diego-based ship was able to locate the distressed crew just after their boat submerged, Navy Cmdr. Zuno said that the Sheriff's Office does not believe the incident to be suspicious.
  • US Ending Temporary Permits for At Least 50000 Haitians

    US Ending Temporary Permits for At Least 50000 Haitians

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    The move came "after a review of the conditions upon which the country's original designation were based and whether those extraordinary but temporary conditions prevented Haiti from adequately handling the return of their nationals", the department said in a statement.
  • Iraq top court declares Kurdish referendum 'unconstitutional'

    Iraq top court declares Kurdish referendum 'unconstitutional'

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    The federal court is responsible for settling disputes between Iraq's central government and the country's regions and provinces, including northern Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region. Government forces managed to wrest back control of the oil city of Kirkuk and other disputed territories. Mr Barzani, speaking at a news conference in Erbil, said that Baghdad's non adherence to the constitution led Kurdistan to hold referendum on independence.
  • Thanksgiving is top day for home cooking fires

    Thanksgiving is top day for home cooking fires

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    Grills should only be used outdoors. During cooking, hot oil can splash on your hands or face resulting in burn injuries. Don't walk away from it, definitely don't do it in a garage, or on top of a wooden deck. Oil and water do not mix, and water causes oil to spill over, causing a fire or even an explosion hazard. If a fire starts in the oven, turn off the heat and keep the oven door closed.
  • Is Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) A Safe Bet For Investors?

    Is Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) A Safe Bet For Investors?

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    Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) has risen 3.41% since November 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Bluemountain Capital Management Llc, which manages about $27.77B and $4.85B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) by 1,164 shares to 4,065 shares, valued at $1.10 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.
  • India battles Britain to get its candidate re-elected to ICJ

    India battles Britain to get its candidate re-elected to ICJ

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    It meant that India's nominee, Dalveer Bhandari, will take up the seat instead. The ICJ is composed of 15 judges elected to nine-year terms by the United Nations general assembly and the United Nations security council. "If the United Kingdom could not win in this run-off, then we are pleased that it is a close friend like India that has done so instead". With the election now a test of wills between the high-powered, but unrepresentative Council and the globally inclusive Assembly, ...
  • White House briefing twist: Give thanks, then ask questions

    White House briefing twist: Give thanks, then ask questions

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    Huckabee Sanders then listed what she is thankful for, including her family, her faith and members of the military. With that, she called on April Ryan , who told Sanders she was thankful for life, her children and the 20 years she's been on the job as a White House reporter.