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The population estimates suggest several long-running challenges for the region will continue. Most counties in the tri-state area put up population gains from 2016 to 2017. It rose from 309,022,505 in 2010, an increase of 5.4 percent. "For the fourth year in a row, Tennessee is seeing steady population growth that is slightly faster than the national average", said Melissa Stefanini, director of the Tennessee State Data Center , which is a local partner to the Census Bureau .
  • Deadly vehicle bomb blast rocks Somalia's capital Mogadishu

    Deadly vehicle bomb blast rocks Somalia's capital Mogadishu

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    The Al-Qaeda aligned Shabaab group said it was responsible for the blast in front of the Weheliye hotel in the city centre, claiming it had targeted a gathering of government officials, army and intelligence officers. People gather at the site of a auto bomb explosion in downtown Mogadishu , Somalia. Al-Shabab, which is fighting to overthrow Somalia's internationally recognised government, is frequently carrying out attacks in and around the capital.
  • Why the US Should Pull out of the Iran Nuclear Deal

    Why the US Should Pull out of the Iran Nuclear Deal

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    A European diplomat involved in the discussions told Israel's Channel 10 that despite Trump's threats to walk away from the Iran deal on May 12, when it is up for renewal, the gaps between the United States and other signatories who want to safeguard the accord are actually narrowing.
  • Maltese authorities seize control of Pilatus Bank

    Maltese authorities seize control of Pilatus Bank

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    He was arrested in Dulles, Virginia on Monday and charged with money laundering and circumventing USA sanctions on Iran. A lawyer for Sadr has declined to comment. "The bank has been directed not to transact any business whatsoever", the Malta Financial Service Authority said in a statement, adding this applied to "all deposits and withdrawals and any disposal of the bank's assets".
  • Colbert works out with Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Colbert works out with Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently sat down with Stephen Colbert to introduce him to her workout routine. But the main objective of his visit was to go through the 85-year-old's grueling workout routine. Unlike many women, though, she never stopped wearing them. "Not only can the justice last another five years on the bench, I believe she could have killed Tupac ", he said.
  • Stormy Daniels Calls Donald Trump a 'Goofy Reality Star'

    Stormy Daniels Calls Donald Trump a 'Goofy Reality Star'

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    An interview with Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, will be broadcast on CBS's 60 Minuteson Sunday, March 25. "There are two aspects to this, there's the act - meaning the relationship with Mr. In previous interviews, Avenatti has said that Daniels will present "100 percent" proof that the affair with Trump took place, conclusively refuting any Trump denials.
  • SP chief meets MLAs; attacks BJP

    SP chief meets MLAs; attacks BJP

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    Since the BJP and its allies have 324 seats in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, the saffron party can easily bag eight of the 10 seats and will still be left with 28 surplus votes as the four-MLA strong Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) has made a decision to go with the ruling party.
  • Warmer, Breezy — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

    Warmer, Breezy — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

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    Several inches of rain and strong to severe storms will be possible. "We can see.25" to as much as 1". So, what that means is that we should see a decent spread of rain over the state through the period, with combined totals at.4"-1" and coverage at 75%.
  • Possible scenarios for 2019 World Cup qualification

    Possible scenarios for 2019 World Cup qualification

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    Yesterday's result means the victor of Friday's match will become the second qualifiers after the Windies to qualify for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and will also feature in Sunday's final. So. Moor's wicket brought Sikandar Raza to the crease and things started turning around as he and Williams, who by then had gone past his fifty, started scoring freely, bringing up a fifty-run stand off just 36 balls.
  • Google Doodle remembers Japanese geochemist Katsuko Saruhashi

    Google Doodle remembers Japanese geochemist Katsuko Saruhashi

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    She was the first to accurately measure the concentration of carbonic acid in water based on temperature, pH Level, and chlorinity. Saruhashi's Table, a method for gauging the concentration of carbonic acid in water, was named after her and is utilized by oceanographers everywhere today.
  • South Korea's ex-President Lee Myung-bak arrested over corruption allegations

    South Korea's ex-President Lee Myung-bak arrested over corruption allegations

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    Lee defended his legacy as president and former mayor of Seoul on Thursday in a Facebook post, local newspaper Kyunghyang Shinmun reported Thursday. She, too, is now in detention, arrested around this time last year on charges that could spell a prison sentence of up to 30 years. Prosecutors can now keep former President Lee Myung-bak detained for up to 20 days before he is formally charged.
  • Taiwan shadows China carrier group after Xi warning

    Taiwan shadows China carrier group after Xi warning

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    Mr. Cui took the extraordinary step of sending letters to members of Congress threatening "severe consequences" for the relationship between China and the United States if the measure passed, The Washington Post reported in October. The U.S. will be on the receiving end of some harsh rhetoric from China, but Beijing will lash out at Taiwan in both word and deed. Putin once again congratulated Xi on his recent election as the Chinese president, saying that this important decision of ...
  • Watch PSL Eliminator 2 - Karachi Kings v Peshawar Zalmi

    Watch PSL Eliminator 2 - Karachi Kings v Peshawar Zalmi

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    The match started at 8:15pm. The Zalmi's striker broke the record of the fastest fifty in the history of Pakistan Super League (PSL), surpassing Islamabad United's Luke Ronchi to achieve his feat. All you have to do to subscribe is open a funded account with them here and you can also watch many other sports matches including football, horse racing, tennis from around the world.
  • Peruvian president looks set to survive second impeachment attempt

    Peruvian president looks set to survive second impeachment attempt

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    Opposition lawmakers have accused Mr Kuczynski of lying to hide his ties to Odebrecht, a Brazilian construction firm under fire for a widespread corruption scandal. Lawmakers fell eight votes short of the 87 required to impeach Kuczynski in December. This time it is the president of Peru , who resigned on Wednesday despite claiming his innocence.
  • Conservative Rep. Dan Lipinski holds narrow lead in IL primary election

    Conservative Rep. Dan Lipinski holds narrow lead in IL primary election

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    With 97 percent of precincts reporting, Lipinski led Newman by just 1,599 votes, 50.9 percent to 49.1 percent, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. "Last night, we wanted to make sure that every vote was counted, that every voice was heard". Pritzker (D) is seen as the favorite by strategists - and name challengers to Reps. In a barrage of early campaign ads and on the stump, Newman questioned Lipinski's commitment to LGBQT issues and low-wage workers.
  • With Tillerson Out, Trump's Bringing Foreign Policy Deeper Into the Dark Side

    With Tillerson Out, Trump's Bringing Foreign Policy Deeper Into the Dark Side

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    The sources say that Kelly called Tillerson in Africa Saturday morning and told him that Trump had chose to replace him. Mr. Tillerson did everything in his admittedly limited power to temper Mr. The sniping back and forth between Tillerson and Trump undercut any credibility that the secretary of state might have carried with him around the globe.
  • Aadhaar trespasses fundamental right to religion, Christian petitioner tells Supreme Court

    Aadhaar trespasses fundamental right to religion, Christian petitioner tells Supreme Court

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    He also sought to allay concerns over Aadhaar by offering a powerpoint presentation by the chief of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which oversees Aadhaar, before the court. Even China is less corrupt, he said, quoting the report of Privacy International and said that something was to be dome. Defending the necessity of the Aadhaar tool, Venugopal said: "Right to physically exist without hunger is a fundamental right".
  • French Investigators end questioning of ex-president Sarkozy

    French Investigators end questioning of ex-president Sarkozy

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    His lawyer, Thierry Herzog, did not respond to requests for comment. Investigators are examining claims that Gadhafi's regime secretly gave the politician 50 million euros overall for his campaign. Investigating magistrates have recommended meanwhile that he stand trial for illegal campaign financing over his failed 2012 re-election bid. In an interview with Lebanon's L'Orient du Jour newspaper published on Tuesday, Takieddine said he acted as an intermediary between France and Libya during ...
  • HBO Host Criticizes VP Over Family's Book about their Pet Bunny

    HBO Host Criticizes VP Over Family's Book about their Pet Bunny

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    While Charlotte Pence appeared to have no issue with the release of A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo , she did defend her father, whose history of supporting discriminatory legislation, organizations and practices against the queer community inspired the creation of Oliver's Bundo book.
  • Trump meets Saudi Crown Prince MBS, sells weapons

    Trump meets Saudi Crown Prince MBS, sells weapons

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    Both leaders stressed the strength and potential of Saudi-US ties before sitting down for talks with their officials. Longtime U.S. allies like the United Kingdom and South Korea have seen relations fray since President Donald Trump took office, but at least one nation sees its partnership growing tighter than ever: Saudi Arabia .
  • VIVE FOCUS Coming To International Markets Later This Year; VDA Winners Announced

    VIVE FOCUS Coming To International Markets Later This Year; VDA Winners Announced

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    The Vive Focus was released in the Chinese market during 2017. The Vive Focus VR headset is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chipset and uses HTC's Vive Wave VR open platform. " The Oculus Go , while only offering three-degrees-of-freedom movement, will hit the often-cited key $199 price point and will target more casual users, or enterprise looking for a lower cost solution".
  • Republican leader Ryan warns White House against firing Mueller

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    But that could pose major problems for Donald Trump, with the Washington Post reporting that lawyers are afraid that Trump's "penchant for making erroneous claims" will get him into serious trouble. GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham even warned Trump that dismissing Mueller would be the "beginning of the end of his presidency". "I think it was an excellent appointment, I think he'll go wherever the facts lead him, and I think he'll have great credibility with the American people when he ...
  • Illinois GOP distances itself from white supremacist who just won party's nomination

    Illinois GOP distances itself from white supremacist who just won party's nomination

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    A Holocaust denier and former American Nazi Party leader is officially the Republican nominee for Congress in a suburban district of Chicago after running unopposed. In 2010, a novice politician named Scott Lee Cohen won the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor, quit the race under a cloud of scandal, and then filed to run as a third-party candidate.
  • Trump Congratulates Putin, Gets Backtalk From Republicans

    Trump Congratulates Putin, Gets Backtalk From Republicans

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    Both the Kremlin and the White House have said Trump called Putin on Tuesday to congratulate him on his election victory. Donald Trump was explicitly told to condemn the Salisbury spy poisoning in talking points for his call with Vladimir Putin but failed to do so, according to The Washington Post .
  • Abbas calls U.S. ambassador a 'son of a dog'

    Abbas calls U.S. ambassador a 'son of a dog'

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    She has since turned 17. She is hailed as a hero by Palestinians who see her as bravely standing up to Israel's military rule in the West Bank. Days later, she was arrested in a night-time raid. The army said the soldier "acted professionally" by showing restraint. The heavily armed soldiers do not respond to what appears to be an attempt to provoke rather than seriously harm them.
  • School board fires California teacher who insulted military

    School board fires California teacher who insulted military

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    Salcido, who also serves on the Pico Rivera City Council, has 30 days to appeal the school board's decision, the Los Angeles Times reported . Of the military, Salcido (pictured) was also recorded saying: "They're dumb s***ts". The teacher has apologized for his remarks but reiterated that he thinks students with lower academic standing are the ones who decide to serve in the military.
  • Opposition party sets off tear gas in Kosovo Parliament

    Opposition party sets off tear gas in Kosovo Parliament

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    More than 100 members rushed out as the tear gas poured through parliament. Nearly half of its lawmakers recently chose to leave the party and form their own parliamentary group to focus on more practical issues such as social welfare. But a parliament majority can't be secured unless enough votes are gathered from the opposition ranks. The EU commissioner for enlargement, Johannes Hahn, condemned their latest action in a tweet , saying, "Such behaviour has no place in a democracy".
  • S. Korea offers to hold high-level talks with DPRK on March 29

    S. Korea offers to hold high-level talks with DPRK on March 29

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    Baik said that South Korea is fully consulting with the US over the planned performances to prevent its preparations hampering worldwide sanctions on North Korea . "When the president of the United States travels, it's no small thing", he said. Such plans, and the exchange of insults between Kim and Trump, had led to increased fears of confrontation on the Korean peninsula in recent months before the diplomatic contacts.
  • Cambridge Analytica scandal triggers BJP-Congress war of words

    Cambridge Analytica scandal triggers BJP-Congress war of words

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    The BJP also rejected the allegation. Surjewala said threats were being given to Indian media under the Modi government and now a warning was being given to an independent worldwide media platform too. Surjewala also alleged that OBI's services were used by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in 2009. Claiming that Cambridge Analytica and another Indian firm Ovelina Business Intelligence (OBI), run by the son of a prominent NDA leader from Bihar, complimented each other's businesses, ...
  • Rauner And Pritzker To Face Off In November's Illinois Governor Race

    Rauner And Pritzker To Face Off In November's Illinois Governor Race

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    Tuesday's vote is an open primary, meaning you don't have to be a Democrat to vote in it, though bringing out non-Democrats to a Democratic contest could be a tall order. He will face Democratic billionaire J.B. Pritzker, an investor and heir to the Hyatt hotel fortune. Rauner had only one head-to-head appearance with Ives, in late January before the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board.
  • South Korean K-Pop singers to perform in North Korea

    South Korean K-Pop singers to perform in North Korea

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    Rock band YB with lead vocalist Yoon Do-hyun, ballad diva Baek Ji-young, and Girls' Generation's Seohyun were also among those tapped to join the troupe. The performers will be in Pyongyang from March 31 to April 3. North Korea is set to host it's first K-Pop concert in over a decade. For this, an advance team from South Korea will visit Pyongyang from Thursday to Saturday.
  • Railway Recruitment for 9500 RPF soon: Piyush Goyal

    Railway Recruitment for 9500 RPF soon: Piyush Goyal

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    The body was demanding the scrapping of the 20% quota for the direct recruitment for the candidates who have cleared the All India Railway Act Apprentice Exams. "The police resorted to lathi-charge because some protesters hurled stones, but the situation is under control", the CM said". Responding to students, who were agitating in the country's financial capital in the morning, Mr Goyal appealed them to participate in the ongoing recruitment drive, which will end on March 31.
  • Raj Babbar steps down as UP Congress chief, say party sources

    Raj Babbar steps down as UP Congress chief, say party sources

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    Jitin Prasad, Rajesh Mishra and Laliteshpati Tripathi are the potential candidate for the Congress chief in UP. He was assigned the role of UP Party President during the assembly election in 2017. "Whatever new positions will be given by party president, we will take them up and work towards 2019". On being asked whether his resignation from the post of UP Congress chief comes after pressure over the party's performance in the recent bypolls held in the state, Babbar said, "Whatever I ...
  • At least 25 killed In Kabul explosion

    At least 25 killed In Kabul explosion

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    Security forces have closed off the area, TOLOnews journalist Jawid Ziaratjaye reports . He says the attacker was on foot. Sectarian attacks on Shias have increased in recent years in Afghanistan . Shiites mark the Persian new year, known as Nauruz in Afghanistan, by visiting shrines. Both the Taliban and the hardline Islamic State group which have been fighting against the Afghan government are against Nawroz celebrations in the country.