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The curfew was imposed last week as a precautionary measure to avoid violence in view of communal tension past year during the Ram Navami celebrations, said a police official. The BJP has alleged that the pandal was attacked by members of the ruling Trinamool Congress . Internet services remained suspended in Bhadrak town for 48 hours since March 24 evening as a precautionary measure to avoid misuse of social media during Ram Navami celebrations.
  • Israeli Force fire three missiles into southern Gaza

    Israeli Force fire three missiles into southern Gaza

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    Hamas is considered a terrorist group by the United States , European Union and Israel. The IDF spokesperson said in a statement that the military "views with great severity" all attempts to harm Israel's defense system and the security fence.
  • US, China enter tense stand-off as trade war looms

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    Meanwhile in New York, China and the U.S clashed on Friday at the UN Human Rights Council, where the US delegation rejected a resolution brought by Beijing that it said sought to glorify Xi Jinping's "win-win" approach. companies to Chinese companies. "It's really important for them to lay that out so that we have a strategy going forward and it's not just tariffs for tariffs' sake".
  • PM Narendra Modi teaches Yogas in his '3D animated' avatar

    PM Narendra Modi teaches Yogas in his '3D animated' avatar

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    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing at the inaugural ceremony of the INDOSAN (India Sanitation Conference), in New Delhi on September 30, 2016. "A target has been fixed to make the country TB-free by 2025", the PM added. Several farmers have written to me on the issue of MSP. Referring to the agriculture sector, the PM said, from Mahatma Gandhi to Lal Bahadur Shastri, Ram Manohar Lohia, Charan Singh, and Devi Lal -all recognised agriculture and the farmer as vital aspects ...
  • Minister Alphons dismisses allegations of Rahul Gandhi; on Narendra Modi app

    Minister Alphons dismisses allegations of Rahul Gandhi; on Narendra Modi app

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    In a statement issued here, UIDAI, the Aadhaar-issuing body, said: "there is no truth in this story as there has been absolutely no breach of UIDAIs Aadhaar database". The issue started when a French security researcher Elliot Alderson took to Twitter to claim that the app shares private information of users to a third-party U.S.
  • Abhishek Manu Singhvi, 4 TMC candidates win RS poll from West Bengal

    Abhishek Manu Singhvi, 4 TMC candidates win RS poll from West Bengal

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    Left Front-backed CPI (M) candidate Rabin Deb lost the poll. Joginipalli Santosh and Badugula Lingaiah Yadav got 32 votes each while Banda Prakash Mudiraj polled 33 votes. In UP, counting for votes began after a delay of two-hours. The TMC, which fielded four candidates - Nadimul Haque, who was renominated, Subhasish Chakraborty , Abir Biswas and Santunu Sen - had announced its support to Singhvi for the fifth seat.
  • Turkey opens airspace to northern Iraq's Erbil

    Turkey opens airspace to northern Iraq's Erbil

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    PKK fighters moved into Sinjar - about 75 miles (120 kilometers) west of Mosul - in 2015 with an offensive led by Iraqi Kurdish fighters known as the Peshmerga and backed by the USA -led coalition. Founded in 1978, the PKK has waged a decadeslong bloody campaign against Turkey. Binali Yildirim said the airspace would be open to commercial and civilian flights to and from the city of Irbil but flights to the city of Suleymaniyah would not be permitted.
  • Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix to testify in UK

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    Britain's information regulator said yesterday it was assessing evidence gathered from a raid on the office of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica , part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal information by political campaigns and social media companies like Facebook.
  • PSL finale: Strict security arrangements await spectators

    PSL finale: Strict security arrangements await spectators

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    BC-CRI-Pakistan Super League Final, 2nd Ld-Writethru, 445 Big-time cricket returns to Karachi after 9 yearsAP Photo ISL110, ISL104, ISL101, ISL102, ISL107, ISL106Eds: Updates with JP Duminy quotes. That resulted in an end to worldwide cricket in the country, and the Pakistan Cricket Board moved its home matches to the United Arab Emirates. In a tweet posted Sunday, DG ISPR thanked the Pakistan Cricket Board, foreign players, government administration, security apparatus and people of the ...
  • Kids hunt for thousands of Easter eggs in Bay County

    Kids hunt for thousands of Easter eggs in Bay County

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    Some came with a simple plastic bag, many had plastic pails, some carried elaborately decorated baskets. To prepare for the upcoming celebration of Easter, Brothers Care Inc. Also, bring a blanket and a picnic lunch to enjoy on the law after the egg hunt. "It was nice the way they set it up". "They had so much fun". "They get excited about the candy." explained Amanda Bainter whose kids participated in the hunt.
  • Puigdemont flees Finland amid arrest fears

    Puigdemont flees Finland amid arrest fears

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    Puigdemont is one of several Catalan separatist leaders accused of rebellion for holding a referendum in a push to break away from Spain a year ago. Mr Puigdemont's lawyer said on Saturday that the former president had slipped out of Finland .
  • Akash Ambani engaged to Shloka Mehta, to tie knot in December

    Akash Ambani engaged to Shloka Mehta, to tie knot in December

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    Though there were many rumors circulating about the same both the families didn't release any official statement regarding the ceremony or about the couple. Media reports suggest that the duo got engaged in Goa on Saturday in presence of their immediate family members and friends and are planning to marry in December.
  • House set to wrap trump-russia probe

    House set to wrap trump-russia probe

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    Foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos , who received overtures from Russian intelligence operatives to build links to the Trump campaign, was "unsuccessful" in attempting to leverage those contacts to "facilitate meetings between the Trump campaign and Russians".
  • Family of 4 found dead while vacationing in Mexico

    Family of 4 found dead while vacationing in Mexico

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    An Iowa family that had been reported missing has tragically been found dead inside a Mexican condominium. The Attorney's General office said that forsenic doctors determined the family were dead for approximately 36 to 48 hours before they were found.
  • Pakistan, Sri Lanka Agree To Diversify, Deepen Bilateral Relations

    Pakistan, Sri Lanka Agree To Diversify, Deepen Bilateral Relations

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    The Sri Lankan President visited Pakistan on the occasion of Pakistan Day from 22nd - 24th March 2018. During the meetings, issues of mutual importance were discussed. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi briefed the President about the continuing atrocities being committed by the Indian Army in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir against innocent Kashmiris.
  • Live updates from Eugene gun violence protest

    Live updates from Eugene gun violence protest

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    It's also shootings that happen in and outside the home, whether murder , suicide, or unintentional. "I'm freezing and I see people who are older than me and they're okay and I'm thinking, What?" This cohort which is committed to reducing gun violence is the ascendant voting constituency.
  • Speaker Ryan coaxed Trump into signing spending bill after veto threat

    Speaker Ryan coaxed Trump into signing spending bill after veto threat

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    Still, he voiced disdain for the way the hasty way the bill was passed. Trump reluctantly signed but warned Congress he wouldn't OK a similar bill again. You shouldn't. - We are living in momentous times and paying attention - even when it's tough - matters. "Everyone knows you're the reason DACA recipients are abandoned".
  • USA launches WTO challenge against China

    USA launches WTO challenge against China

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    The Commerce Ministry urged Washington to negotiate a prompt settlement to the conflict over Trump's tariff hike on steel and aluminum but set no deadline. China's measures of concern include the Regulations of the People's Republic of China on the Administration of the Import and Export of Technologies and the Regulations for the Implementation of the Law of the People's Republic of China on Chinese-Foreign Equity Joint Ventures.
  • Trump Says He's 'Considering A Veto' Of The Omnibus Spending Bill

    Trump Says He's 'Considering A Veto' Of The Omnibus Spending Bill

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    Still, he voiced disdain for the way the hasty way the bill was passed. The White House also issued a formal statement of administration policy indicating Trump would sign the bill. Democrats said just $641 million would go to new segments of fencing and walls that double as levees. October 8: The White House unveils what it calls its priorities for a DACA deal, a laundry list of aggressive conservative immigration measures that Democrats and a handful of Republicans rejected as rife with ...
  • Zimbabwe, South Africa pledge to deepen ties

    Zimbabwe, South Africa pledge to deepen ties

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    A total of 44 countries signed the AfCFTA , while 27 signed the protocol to the treaty establishing the African economic community relaying to free movement of persons. "We as South Africa want free trade in Africa because we are an important player in the African continent". Ramaphosa returns to South Africa Wednesday night following the adoption of the agreement by the African Union at its 10 th Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government.
  • Palermo, il Fai apre i palazzi del potere: visite ai luoghi istituzionali

    Palermo, il Fai apre i palazzi del potere: visite ai luoghi istituzionali

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    In Liguria luoghi aperti da Levante a Ponente: nello spezzino si tratta del podere Case Lovara (Levanto) e il forte Umberto I (Palmaria-Portovenere). Gli ingressi, a turno, saranno organizzati in entrambe le giornate nelle due fasce orarie dalle 10 alle 12 e dalle 15 alle 18 (in caso di grande affluenza gli ingressi potrebbero essere sospesi prima dell'orario di chiusura indicato), con un contributo suggerito a partire da 3 euro.
  • China's economic czar tells US Beijing will defend interests

    China's economic czar tells US Beijing will defend interests

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    Altogether, the exempted countries accounted for more than half of United States steel imports past year. "It's time", Trump told reporters yesterday at a White House news conference. But China, trying to avoid a headon collision with the United States because it has a lot to lose in a trade war, also asked the U.S. to work towards settling the dispute rather than escalating it.
  • Latvia to expel 'one or several' Russian diplomats over spy attack

    Latvia to expel 'one or several' Russian diplomats over spy attack

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    Earlier this week Trump appeared to have ignored the poisoning row when he called to congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election on Sunday and proposed a summit in the "not-too-distant future". Several minibuses left the British embassy in Moscow on Friday, reportedly carrying the expelled United Kingdom diplomats. Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said: "All of us, we are considering such measures".
  • Tigris Shield - Turkey's new military operation in Iraq

    Tigris Shield - Turkey's new military operation in Iraq

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    The state-run Anadolu Agency said nine militants were "neutralized" in an operation on Thursday. Turkish authorities use the word "neutralized" when militants are either killed or captured or when they surrender. In October previous year, Turkey closed its airspace to flights to and from Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region, in response to an independence referendum.
  • Teen shot by ex-boyfriend at Maryland high school has died

    Teen shot by ex-boyfriend at Maryland high school has died

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    InsideEdition.com's Lisa Voyticki has more . It remains unclear whether he committed suicide or was shot by a school resource officer who responded to the attack. The fundraising website YouCaring showed more than $80,500 of a goal of $100,000 had been raised to pay for Willey's medical expenses. A former coach at the Maryland school where a shooting happened earlier this week is rallying support to help get students to the March for Our Lives on Saturday.
  • China unveils list of potential retaliatory tariffs on United States goods

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    The sparring between China and the US has cast a spotlight on hardware makers such as Apple, which assemble the majority of their products in China for export to other countries. White House officials said the actions came after years of efforts failed to convince China to change its behaviour. This story has been corrected to show China announced its tariff increases are tentative, instead of saying they are taking effect immediately.
  • Stars back calls for tighter gun control laws

    Stars back calls for tighter gun control laws

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    Protesters hold photos of victims of school shootings during a "March For Our Lives" demonstration demanding gun control in New York City, U.S. March 24, 2018. On Saturday, students wore orange $1.05 price tags - the amount Rubio has received from the gun lobby divided by the number of students in Florida - to suggest that's how much their lives were worth to him.
  • 15 killed in Afghanistan auto bomb blast

    15 killed in Afghanistan auto bomb blast

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    No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. Helmand governor's spokesman Omar Zwak said the explosion happened close to a local stadium in the city. The Italian NGO Emergency said that they had heard the sound of the explosion from their surgical centre. At least 14 people were killed and 50 others wounded when people were celebrating Afghan New Year, Authorities said.
  • Trump should insist on Libya-style denuclearization for N.Korea -Bolton

    Trump should insist on Libya-style denuclearization for N.Korea -Bolton

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    That raises the real risk that, before long, the United States could become embroiled in a two-front war against both Iran and North Korea . Chris Coons, D-Del. McMaster will change the equation. Some South Korean officials are anxious that Bolton's views may anger the North Koreans and frustrate any future diplomatic talks.
  • Amherst man pleads guilty in child porn case

    Amherst man pleads guilty in child porn case

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    Christopher Speights coached basketball at Bradbury Heights Elementary School, in Capitol Heights, for about nine years, as well as a traveling basketball team. According to the Post, Speights worked as a substitute teacher at Bradbury Heights Elementary School and John Eager Howard Elementary School for 13 years.
  • MLK's granddaughter at march: 'I have a dream that enough is enough'

    MLK's granddaughter at march: 'I have a dream that enough is enough'

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    Yolanda Renée King, MLK's 9-year-old granddaughter, shows that she's a chip off the old block. She asked the crowd to repeat after her and yelled it with enthusiasm, "Spread the word all across the nation!" Are going to be! As she delivered the lines not far from where her grandfather gave his famous address, the crowd roared in response.
  • Court says Trump can face defamation suit

    Court says Trump can face defamation suit

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    This means that Summer Zervos' complaint will now move forward. "No one is above the law", the judge wrote. Judge rules former " Apprentice " contestant's... The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The decision by Justice Jennifer Schecter of State Supreme Court in Manhattan paves the way for lawyers to seek depositions from several women who accused Mr.
  • Zimbabwe pardons 3000 prisoners to clear packed jails

    Zimbabwe pardons 3000 prisoners to clear packed jails

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    Disabled inmates, the terminally ill and those above 60 years who had served one third of their sentences were also pardoned. The US wants an electoral commission "nominated by all political parties rep-resented in the parliament of Zimbabwe, and permitted to entirely carry out the functions as-signed to it in section 239 of Zimbabwe's 2013 constitution in an entirely independent manner".