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The State's own revenue receipts for 2018-19 are proposed at ₹73,751.88 crore, up by 20% over that of the revised Budget estimates of 2017-18. The government continued its emphasis on education and health sectors, by allocating ₹10,830 crore for school education, ₹2,448 crore for higher education, ₹2,823 crore towards residential schools.
  • Paul Manafort seeks dismissal of charges, claims Mueller overstepped authority

    Paul Manafort seeks dismissal of charges, claims Mueller overstepped authority

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    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman asked a federal judge Wednesday to dismiss some of the criminal charges he faces related to his foreign lobbying work on behalf of Ukrainian interests. The motions are the latest move by Manafort's lawyers since his co-defendant and longtime business associate, Rick Gates, pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors.
  • US imposes sanctions on 19 Russians for election interference

    US imposes sanctions on 19 Russians for election interference

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    The Trump administration accused Russia on Thursday of a concerted operation to hack the USA energy grid and other critical infrastructure including aviation, and separately imposed sanctions on a raft of Russian officials for alleged high-tech interference in the 2016 American presidential election.
  • United Nations gets $100M for Palestinians but still short

    United Nations gets $100M for Palestinians but still short

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    UNRWA's budget crisis has been exacerbated by a January decision by its main donor, the U. But he said "a long way is in front of us" to fully fund the agency, which went into the conference facing a $446 million gap in financing this year after the USA, which has provided a third of the agency's budget, announced it was withholding aid.
  • Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, critic of police killings, shot dead

    Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, critic of police killings, shot dead

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    Ms. Franco's driver, Anderson Pedro Gomes, was also killed, when a vehicle pulled up next to theirs at a downtown intersection and someone shot nine bullets into the auto, five of which reportedly hit Ms. She had also become a leading voice against violence meted out by Rio's police force, which is routinely accused by major human rights organizations of extrajudicial killings, falsifying evidence and corruption.
  • Plane Carrying Tons of Gold And Silver Bars Loses Cargo During Takeoff

    Plane Carrying Tons of Gold And Silver Bars Loses Cargo During Takeoff

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    A Nimbus Airlines AN-12 cargo plane encountered some issues during takeoff, causing it to drop the precious metals and jewels all over the runway at Yakutsk airport. The incident occurred in one of the country's coldest regions, which is sure to make the recovery efforts that much more challenging. Some 172 gold bars have already been found.
  • Brief Overview on EPS - Shell Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: SHLX)

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    The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Tuesday, May 31 with "Neutral". The stock of Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:DM) earned "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, August 4. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has 0.09% invested in Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) for 323,600 shares. Legg Mason Asset Management Japan who had been investing in Digital Rlty Tr Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $22.54B market cap company.
  • If Iran Develops Nuclear Bomb, We Will Too: Saudi Arabia Crown Prince

    If Iran Develops Nuclear Bomb, We Will Too: Saudi Arabia Crown Prince

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    If Tehran were allowed to develop nuclear weapons, this threat would increase dramatically. "Once you get these other [Middle Eastern] nations with nuclear weapons, that gets to be a highly risky, very destabilized situation". "Because he wants to expand". "Many countries around the world and in Europe did not realize how unsafe Hitler was until what happened", he said .
  • Amber Alert issued for missing IL toddlers 'believed to be in danger'

    Amber Alert issued for missing IL toddlers 'believed to be in danger'

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    The elder Washington was last seen driving a silver 2004 or 2005 Chevrolet Malibu or Impala. Police Chief Mack Sanders says Robie had been seen arguing with Washington, the children's father, while returning from a club with another man. Police describe Washington as black, 5-foot-9 and 180 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes and tattoos on his neck, left arm, right arm and chest. He is prohibited from contact with the children by a protection order issued on November 30.
  • Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Due to Steering Wheels Detaching

    Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Due to Steering Wheels Detaching

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    The affected models are the Ford Fusion and the Lincoln MKZ , both from model years 2014-2018. While at it, Ford has other "uplifting news" for Fusion owners, more specifically for those who drive 2013-15 models equipped with the 1.6-liter Sigma GTDI engine and B6 manual transmission.
  • Julius Randle not happy with Jamal Murray's 'antics'

    Julius Randle not happy with Jamal Murray's 'antics'

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    Julius Randle had 22 points and 10 rebounds before fouling out late as the Lakers were without starting forward Kyle Kuzma because of a sprained right ankle. Nuggets certainly has some potential. "He's the only one I pretty much had to yell at", Lonzo quipped. "Honestly, I like the kid, to be honest". "I felt like for the second time that we played here, Murray was a little disrespectful at the end of the game", Walton said after Friday's game.
  • Azerbaijani president receives delegation led by Iran FM

    Azerbaijani president receives delegation led by Iran FM

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    Earlier in the day, the four top diplomats issued a joint statement in which they hailed their growing partnership and doubled down on their commitment to broaden ties based on respect, trust and good neighborliness. The visiting Foreign Minister is being accompanied by a large trade delegation from Iran. Zarif did not comment publicly on Pakistan's recent deployment of 1,000 troops to Saudi Arabia, or the assignment of a former Pakistani army chief to command a Saudi-led coalition that ...
  • Man who claimed he was accomplice in Natalee Holloway case killed

    Man who claimed he was accomplice in Natalee Holloway case killed

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    In the series " The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway ", John Christopher Ludwick made headlines when he claimed he helped Joran van der Sloot dispose of the missing teen's body. when his kidnapping victim turned the tables on him. Police believe the female was a victim said she won't face criminal charges. Holloway, who lived in suburban Birmingham, Alabama, was 18 when last seen during a high school graduation trip to the Caribbean island with friends.
  • PCB reschedules Pak-WI T20I series on request of Sindh govt

    PCB reschedules Pak-WI T20I series on request of Sindh govt

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    The attack left six players inured and a British coach and eight Pakistanis were killed. West Indies have agreed to play 3 T20 matches in KARACHI on 1,2 and 4th April. "Reg DIckason and his men will be here during the PSL final and we have contracted them to oversee the West Indies games as well", Sethi said. "This will be a one-off series...
  • Israeli tanks, aircraft attack besieged Gaza Strip

    Israeli tanks, aircraft attack besieged Gaza Strip

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    Israeli forces used unmanned drones to drop tear gas on Palestinians in Gaza for the first time, last Friday, according to the Times of Israel. Israel's state comptroller, the government watchdog agency, issued a report criticising some aspects of the 2014 assault on the Gaza Strip yesterday, but the conclusions seemed largely created to influence worldwide opinion about the military's conduct.
  • Explosives target IDF soldiers along Gaza border fence

    Explosives target IDF soldiers along Gaza border fence

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    IDF artillery firing into the Gaza Strip. Alongside criticizing the lack of International Humanitarian law training among Israeli soldiers, the state Comptroller report also condemned the so-called Hannibal directive on cases of kidnapping of Israeli soldiers.
  • Juventus return to Serie A summit after Udinese win

    Juventus return to Serie A summit after Udinese win

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    Now we can go forward on all fronts, it all depends on us". The 59-year-old Sarri later telephoned the journalist to apologize. The Bianconeri could move four points clear of Napoli on Wednesday if they beat Atalanta at home in a match which was rescheduled due to bad weather.
  • Key And Peele Reuniting For Film From Coraline Director Henry Selick

    Key And Peele Reuniting For Film From Coraline Director Henry Selick

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    We could hope for a reunion special or maybe even a revival, but with its creators/stars Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele now killing it in Hollywood, that's unlikely. Peele has a full slate of projects at the moment and is now filming a part in horror movie Abruptio as well as writing another genre-bending script following the success of Get Out .
  • Unilever to Make Netherlands its Sole Headquarters, in Blow to Britain

    Unilever to Make Netherlands its Sole Headquarters, in Blow to Britain

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    RBC analyst James Edwardes Jones said Unilever's announcement isn't a big deal for investors. Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V. are technically separate companies but operating together thanks to a raft of agreements that allow them to share everything from brands and technology to identical boards of directors.
  • Slovakian PM to resign due to Kuchak's murder

    Slovakian PM to resign due to Kuchak's murder

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    Fico has tried to keep the coalition government together halfway through its term rather than call early elections, which a junior government party had demanded on Monday. The murder and Kuciak's article, published after his death, sparked a wave of anti-government sentiment in Slovakia , an European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member of 5.4 million people.
  • Bihar's Araria Will Become Hub Of Terror: Minister's Shocker On RJD Win

    Bihar's Araria Will Become Hub Of Terror: Minister's Shocker On RJD Win

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    The Union minister went on to say: " Araria keval seemavarti ilaka nahi hai, keval Nepal aur Bengal se judha nahi hai". Not just in Bihar , now even the UPA will come back strong across the country. The BJP was defeated in Araria though it succeeded in winning Bhabhua assembly seat. The results have robbed the NDA of its "invincibility tag" and placed young Tejashwi Prasad Yadav as a leader in his own right who took on his chachas - chief minister Nitish Kumar and deputy chief minister ...
  • IL governor vetoes gun licensing bill

    IL governor vetoes gun licensing bill

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    Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (R) has vetoed a bill that would have required gun dealers be licensed by the state and created additional rules for them to follow for the sale of firearms. The Legislature narrowly passed the gun store licensing bill last month, making it unlikely that Rauner's veto could be overridden. In a statement Tuesday, he called the veto "cruel" and "cold".
  • Most Gun Owners Support Stricter Laws - Even NRA Members

    Most Gun Owners Support Stricter Laws - Even NRA Members

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    President Trump has astutely called for allowing qualified teachers to hide carry firearms. They have already garnered more than $2m from the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, and George and Amal Clooney. After all that fuss, Mr. Trump is willing to have a bunch of people sit around a table and talk about school safety. Many of America's gun control policies are created to prevent horrific mass shootings, rather than the everyday gun violence that claims the majority of lives.
  • Irish PM Varadkar set to meet US President Trump later

    Irish PM Varadkar set to meet US President Trump later

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    He said: "Many Irish people accept the diplomatic reality that the Taoiseach should go to the White House, I think he has a responsibility as the Taoiseach of the country". Mr Varadkar is making his first visit to a White House occupied by Mr Trump. Leo Varadkar has said he doesn't plan to raise the issue of Russian Federation during today's meeting, but may bring up LGBT rights.
  • Philly Celebs, Social Justice Advocates Rally Behind Meek Mill at Penn

    Philly Celebs, Social Justice Advocates Rally Behind Meek Mill at Penn

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    In efforts in and out of court to secure his release, Mill's legal team has targeted Brinkley, the probation sentence, and the legality of his original conviction. Rapper Meek Mill claimed that God picked him to lead criminal justice reforms in Pennsylvania Tuesday, and made the comments from a jail cell where he was placed for parole infringements.
  • Prince William reveals George is 'obsessed' with police

    Prince William reveals George is 'obsessed' with police

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    Princes William and Harry also had the chance to meet with Nabil Laasid, 17, who was given the Cadet of the Year recognition. Her dad Prince William gushed over his baby girls' new favorite hobby during the Commonwealth Day reception that he attended earlier this week.
  • Third Explosion in Austin After Two Package Bombs Linked

    Third Explosion in Austin After Two Package Bombs Linked

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    In at least the first two blasts, the packages were left overnight on the victims' doorsteps and were not mailed or sent by a delivery service. "He is very talented, and very amusing", said Adeila Owens, Mason's friend. Police have received 265 calls about suspicious packages since the three parcel bomb attacks, but authorities had not found any more suspicious parcels, Manley said.
  • Huskers get five seed in NIT

    Huskers get five seed in NIT

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    Baylor and Wagner are on the other side of the bracket. The semifinals and finals are held at New York's Madison Square Garden on March 27 and 29. The Cardinals open up against Boise State and are one of eight ACC teams in the field. The 5-9 sophomore from Barneveld, Wis., leads Nebraska in scoring (12.6 ppg), assists (4.8 apg) and steals (1.3 spg).
  • NCAA Tournament Free Betting Pick: Loyola Ramblers vs. Miami Hurricanes

    NCAA Tournament Free Betting Pick: Loyola Ramblers vs. Miami Hurricanes

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    As we've seen in the past, all it takes is one unstoppable mid-major star to take down the championship hopes of a top program in the round of 64, and that's the exact category Stark fills. The Hurricanes are going to win this game. Then after that, you make decisions one day at a time . "He's been cleared. He's in the boot right now but was out of the boot this morning walking around the gymnasium working with our trainer".
  • Maoists kill 9 CRPF personnel in Sukma; 6 injured seriously

    Maoists kill 9 CRPF personnel in Sukma; 6 injured seriously

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    He also said the government wanted to arm the security forces with the latest equipment. The CRPF personnel were on a routine sortie at Kistaran in Sukma District of Chhattisgarh. Manoranjan had joined the 212 Battalion of CRPF in 2014. "Union minister Ahir along with Chief Minister Raman Singh will pay tribute to the martyred paramilitary personnel at the camp of the 4th battalion of Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) in Mana area tomorrow morning", a government official said.
  • Saved! Future of 1p and 2p coins rescued amid backlash

    Saved! Future of 1p and 2p coins rescued amid backlash

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    A spokesman for the Prime Minister said there were "no proposals to scrap one or two pence coins in the consultation the Treasury issued". However, the consultation goes on to question whether the current denominational mix of eight coins and four banknotes meets consumers' and businesses' current and future needs.
  • Accredited Investors Inc. Has $822000 Holdings in Wells Fargo & Co

    Accredited Investors Inc. Has $822000 Holdings in Wells Fargo & Co

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    Conning Inc bought 125,909 shares as the company's stock declined 8.66% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 682,206 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $37.62 million, down from 1.18M at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Missing West Lafayette woman found dead, husband sent to hospital

    Missing West Lafayette woman found dead, husband sent to hospital

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    Deputies later found the couple's auto and the body of his wife, Sumire Negishi, at the nearby Ochard Hills Landfill, the sheriff's department said. "All Boilermakers everywhere join the Negishi family in sadness at the loss of Sumire, who made so many of her own contributions to her husband's life work and to the vitality of our community".
  • Public Anger Against The BJP Evident, Says Opposition On Bypoll Debacle

    Public Anger Against The BJP Evident, Says Opposition On Bypoll Debacle

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    The alliance between bitter rivals-Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)-helped upstage the BJP. Thus, despite a potentially existential threat from the expansion of the BJP, the parties did not set about working together - even though the Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Janata Dal (United) had managed to turn that into a winning anti-BJP formula in Bihar in 2015, only for the Janata Dal (United) to break off the alliance previous year.
  • TSU makes history with win over North Carolina Central in NCAA Tournament

    TSU makes history with win over North Carolina Central in NCAA Tournament

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    And the Eagles could've done more damage in the paint if it wasn't for the Tigers' 16 blocks. The only question is if they'll cover the big number on the March Madness betting board. Of the six, three automatic qualifiers came from Davidson, North Carolina Central and UNC Greensboro winning their respective conference tournament.
  • Hamas Intensifies Investigation into Attack on Palestinian PM

    Hamas Intensifies Investigation into Attack on Palestinian PM

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    Their remarks came after a summit at which representatives from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar met with US officials and Israel's Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories Maj. Mohammed Ishtayeh, a top adviser to President Mahmoud Abbas, said a series of US steps have harmed the climate ahead of an expected peace proposal by the White House .