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Senior leader in the Karnataka BJP , Yeddyurappa had split from the party to form a new outfit, Karnataka Janata Dal (KJP), dividing the BJP's vote bank. The Congress' Divya Spandana has tweeted that video as well today. With the announcement of the elections dates on Tuesday, the model code of conduct has come into effect, which bars all the political parties and ministers to announce any new schemes before the elections.
  • Turkey to target new town in Syria operation: Erdogan

    Turkey to target new town in Syria operation: Erdogan

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    The meeting in Varna (Bulgaria) between Donald Tusk, President of European Council, Jean-Claude Juncker, his counterpart in European Commission, and Erdogan was born without content, but European leaders considered better strategy to cultivate dialogue With Ankara to interrupt it.
  • Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu hospitalised with high fever: office

    Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu hospitalised with high fever: office

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    It was the second time the prime minister had been questioned in the investigation. Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon said in a statement that he would empower the Jerusalem municipality to waive the permits that would have been required for a wall and an escape route at the interim site.
  • Trump Scores His First Revised Trade Deal, With South Korea

    Trump Scores His First Revised Trade Deal, With South Korea

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    On Tuesday, supporters of Trump's protectionist approach to trade cheered the new pact as a victory for USA workers and the dawn of a new era in globalization. The United States also secured a doubling of the number of American-made cars meeting only US safety standards that can be sent to South Korea as well as retaining high USA tariffs on imported pickup trucks.
  • Uzbekistan ready to host talks between Afghan govt & Taliban

    Uzbekistan ready to host talks between Afghan govt & Taliban

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    During the summit, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted that this conference held at the initiative of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan is a logical continuation of practical efforts of the global community on ensuring peace and stability in Afghanistan.
  • Utah state trooper hit by car on snow-covered road

    Utah state trooper hit by car on snow-covered road

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    Brenchley said everything seemed "like a dream" until he came to and noticed he was laying in the snow with people around him. Brenchley said he holds "no ill will" toward the driver who hit him. "I think she won't make that mistake again". The driver who struck him, described as a college-aged woman, stopped and was "distraught", Brenchley said.
  • Mom arrested after toddler, baby found dead in auto seats

    Mom arrested after toddler, baby found dead in auto seats

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    Both children were found strapped in their auto seats when officials arrived. The Pinal County Sheriff's Office told 12 News in Phoenix that there was "evidence on scene that indicated foul play". Pinal County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that they were called to assist the police department in Superior, a small town east of Phoenix, at around 11:15 p.m.
  • ICE deports Army veteran who came to country legally, served in Afghanistan

    ICE deports Army veteran who came to country legally, served in Afghanistan

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    Perez's other sister is an American citizen by birth and he has two children, an 18-year-old daughter and a 12-year-old son, who were born in the United States. But upon his release a year ago, he was handed over to ICE officials for deportation. Bergin said in an email to InsideEdition.com that Perez was left with nothing when he was dropped on the other side of the border.
  • Toronto ultrasound technician charged with sexual assault, police say

    Toronto ultrasound technician charged with sexual assault, police say

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    Law enforcement authorities are investigating an alleged assault and have a suspect in custody. "Both the accused and the boy have been subjected to medical examination", a police officer was quoted as saying by Times of India . Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call investigators with the Windsor police at 519-255-6700 ext. He said: "The investigation has concluded with all three men arrested in connection with the incident released with no further action taken against ...
  • Both Houses of Parliament adjourned amid noisy scenes

    Both Houses of Parliament adjourned amid noisy scenes

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    The Speaker, however, contended that she could not do the headcount amid unruly scenes in the House. Mr Naidu said that in the present situation, he had two options, either to name the members or adjourn the House. While noting that it was the 16th day the House has faced disruptions, he said they would again give the no-confidence motion tomorrow. As his appeal went unheeded, Naidu asked both Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad and Leader of the House Arun Jaitley : "Are we so ...
  • Russian mall fire: Children among 64 dead, many missing

    Russian mall fire: Children among 64 dead, many missing

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    A video posted on social media showed people jumping from windows to escape the flames. The inferno ripped through the top floor of the four-storey Winter Cherry commercial complex on Sunday afternoon in Kemerovo, located in southern Siberia around 3,000 km east of Moscow .
  • Co-owner of Schlitterbahn arrested in Texas in connection with child's death

    Co-owner of Schlitterbahn arrested in Texas in connection with child's death

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    The Cameron County, Texas, inmate list on Monday showed Jeffrey Henry had been arrested on a Kansas warrant. That's according to an indictment by a grand jury in Wyandotte County, Kansas , which charged Schlitterbahn's operations manager and the park itself with involuntary manslaughter, aggravated battery, interference with law enforcement, and other crimes.
  • Asian shares gain on easing of US-China trade war fears

    Asian shares gain on easing of US-China trade war fears

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    Even the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite, beleaguered last week over data issues at its go-to victor Facebook , surged 3.3 percent. White House trade adviser Peter Navarro confirmed that Trump has asked Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to try to resolve trade differences with China.
  • Apology for delay in response to Manchester attack

    Apology for delay in response to Manchester attack

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    The fire crews "stuck to the rules" for a possible active terrorist - while paramedics were not kept away during the May 22 attack by Salman Abedi at an Ariana Grande concert , according to the Kerslake Report . Lord Kerslake said that "deep down" the errors were prompted by failings in "operational culture". Some said photographers took "sneaky" pictures through a window when they were being told their loved ones had died.
  • Orange County Supervisors Revolt Against California's Sanctuary Law

    Orange County Supervisors Revolt Against California's Sanctuary Law

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    On Tuesday, Orange County supervisors may consider whether to take up a resolution to condemn and possibly take legal action against the state's "sanctuary" laws. Officials in Los Alamitos, a community of about 12,000 people 20 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles, raised constitutional concerns about the law and sent letters to other cities seeking their support.
  • Egypt begins second day of voting as Sisi readies for victory

    Egypt begins second day of voting as Sisi readies for victory

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    Opposition leaders had called for a boycott of the election and Egyptian dissidents have urged voters to stay away from the polls using the hashtag "Don't Go Down". "Not everything can be done at once". An Egyptian woman casts her vote in a ballot vox at a polling station in the Nile Delta City of Tanta, 120 kilometres (75 miles) north of Cairo, on March 27, 2018 on the second day of the 2018 presidential elections.
  • Survivor marks 6 minutes of strength and silence at rally

    Survivor marks 6 minutes of strength and silence at rally

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    King says Gonzalez was claiming Cuban heritage while not speaking Spanish and advocating for gun control when her ancestors fled a dictatorship that disarmed people. Constitution were being circulated by self-professed NRA supporters. It received more than 2,900 likes and more than 1,500 retweets as of Monday.
  • 37 dead, 69 missing in Russian shopping center fire

    37 dead, 69 missing in Russian shopping center fire

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    The fire's victims include nine children , Svetlana Petrenko, the spokeswoman for Russia's Investigative Committee, told reporters in Moscow earlier. Witnesses told Russian media they saw people jumping from the windows in desperate efforts to escape. The smell of smoke was the only warning some people had that a fire was racing through a busy Russian shopping center .
  • Tear gas fired as Kosovo police arrest Serbian official

    Tear gas fired as Kosovo police arrest Serbian official

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    Politicians representing Kosovo's Serb minority met Tuesday with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade, saying they will no longer support the Kosovo government, AP reports. Serbia's government quickly announced that the country's state security council would hold an emergency meeting in the evening. Djuric also described members of Kosovo police as "an armed falange" rather than official persons, and stressed that he was "dragged like a dog" as attempts were made to humiliate ...
  • White House Probes Kushner Business Loans After Ethics Questions

    White House Probes Kushner Business Loans After Ethics Questions

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    In a second case, Kushner met several times with Apollo co-founder Joshua Harris and discussed a possible White House job - followed by Apollo's loan of $184 million to the Kushner family firm. "While the White House Counsel's office does follow-up with staff to assist with compliance with various ethics standards, it is not probing whether Kushner violated the law", Sanders said.
  • Wrongful Conviction-White Sox Groundskeeper,3rd Ld-Writethr

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    But that same year, Coleman was one of three men charged in the horrific death of Antwinica Bridgeman, whose body was found in the basement of an apartment building in the city's South Side. They told Mr. Coleman's mother, who called 911. It says that Mr. Coleman was coerced into confessing by detectives, and that he was punched in the face.
  • Japan School Scandal Official Says Abe Didn't Order Cover-Up

    Japan School Scandal Official Says Abe Didn't Order Cover-Up

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    Prime minister Shinzo Abe and finance minister Taro Aso have been under pressure over the suspected cover-up of a cronyism scandal after it emerged that officials had falsified documents related to a state land sale previous year. Mr Abe has seen his support ratings nosedive more than 10 percentage points across different media polls this month, since the Finance Ministry confessed on March 12 that entire sentences and paragraphs were deleted from the 14 documents.
  • Bakersfield National Cemetery to honor Vietnam veterans

    Bakersfield National Cemetery to honor Vietnam veterans

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    A sizeable state grant will support efforts by Potter County officials to recognize Vietnam veterans during recognition and outreach events planned for this fall. According to Kern County Veterans Services Department, 9,087,000 military personnel served on active duty during the official Vietnam era from August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975.
  • Apple's new student iPad vs. $300 Chromebooks and Windows rivals

    Apple's new student iPad vs. $300 Chromebooks and Windows rivals

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    Tech giant Apple introduced on Tuesday a new powerful - and affordable - iPad that's geared for teachers and students. Notes, PDF documents, and web links can be sent to students using the iPad app, with teachers able to monitor their progress and receive assignments back once they are completed.
  • Trump reportedly wants to bring back top aide accused of domestic abuse

    Trump reportedly wants to bring back top aide accused of domestic abuse

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    Porter enjoyed a key position on issues like how to maneuver granting exemptions to tariffs and other trade matters, and Trump used to spend around two hours a day with him in discussion. Hick and Porter had recently been revealed to be dating, which may have prompted the Porter abuse story. Apparently not caring that he (allegedly) abused both of his ex-wives, Donald Trump talks to former aide Rob Porter frequently and has told those around him that he hopes to be able to bring him back ...
  • They Had the Empty Coffin for 160 Years. But It Wasn't Empty

    They Had the Empty Coffin for 160 Years. But It Wasn't Empty

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    The truth didn't come out until a year ago, when researchers opened up the ancient artifact and saw what was inside. Australian scientists led by Dr. Jamie Fraser of the University of Sydney's Nicholson Museum tells the BBC the "dowdy-looking" sarcophagus, one of four the museum's founder obtained from Egypt almost 160 years ago, had been largely ignored in favor of the other three, which contained mummies.
  • Is Huawei Tier 3 United States carrier market next focus of federal regulation?

    Is Huawei Tier 3 United States carrier market next focus of federal regulation?

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    Huawei declined to comment on Friday. The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC ) wants to ban companies from using government funding to purchase technology products and services that are alleged to threaten national security. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed barring funds from a program that subsidizes wireless service in rural areas from being used to buy equipment or services from companies determined to be a risk to USA national security.
  • Star Wars: Luke Skywalker Would Have Died In George Lucas' Episode IX

    Star Wars: Luke Skywalker Would Have Died In George Lucas' Episode IX

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    Leia, Luke's sister, was trained as a Jedi Knight in the since-discarded canon of the original Extended Universe. Star Wars: The Last Jedi writer-director Rian Johnson killed Luke by its end, the disillusioned Jedi spawning a Force-projected version of himself across the galaxy to rescue the last remaining Resistance fighters huddled on the planet Crait.
  • Sports briefs: Warriors' Curry out at least 3 weeks with sprained knee

    Sports briefs: Warriors' Curry out at least 3 weeks with sprained knee

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    Curry also missed a half a dozen games during the 2016 playoffs with a right knee injury. Curry's loss is just the latest setback for a team that's been snake bitten since the All-Star Break. Warriors, the reigning National Basketball Association champions, are severely injury-hit ahead of the playoffs which get underway on April 14. Regardless of who their first-round opponent is - right now it would be Minnesota , although the middle of the West standings are extremely fluid - Golden ...
  • Helicopter pilot cites restraint in crash

    Helicopter pilot cites restraint in crash

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    The pilot, Richard Vance, told the NTSB that he went to flip off the switch because the craft was going down, but discovered that it was already off and that part of the harness was underneath it. Vance gave the same account of the fuel lever's position to the NYPD after he was rescued. Descriptions of the engine, emergency float system, seats and restraint systems are also contained in the report.
  • Viral image of Emma Gonzalez tearing up Constitution is fake, magazine says

    Viral image of Emma Gonzalez tearing up Constitution is fake, magazine says

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    They were joined on stage by many others who've been touched by gun violence, including young people of color whose communities have been disproportionately affected. If u dont like the way we are in America, why r u here? Gun rights advocatesWhile people across the country march for gun reform, advocates in various cities will also hit the streets in defense of the Second Amendment.
  • JSW Steel to invest $500 mn in Texas unit, to treble capacity

    JSW Steel to invest $500 mn in Texas unit, to treble capacity

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    The company will use $150 million of the funds to improve and modernize its plant in Baytown, Texas, while the rest will fund a new facility, it said. The agreement is in line with USA government's programme and priorities on infrastructure development and job creation, it added. Adding: "Access to natural gas at extremely economical prices and the abundant availability of scrap steel in Texas make conditions very conducive for manufacturing through the electric arc furnace route".
  • Officers will not be charged in Alton Sterling shooting death

    Officers will not be charged in Alton Sterling shooting death

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    Expanding on the decision, Landry claimed that "countless hours" went into examining the evidence. Alton Sterling , 37, was killed by police outside the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 5, 2016. Apparently, it was enough that Sterling failed to comply with the officer's orders, even though there was no visible proof that Sterling even reached for a gun in the first place.
  • Pakistan gets first transgender news anchor, Twitterati applaud move

    Pakistan gets first transgender news anchor, Twitterati applaud move

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    The news soon went viral on social media with many appreciating the move by the media organisation and congratulating Malik. "Transgenders are forced to dance and beg because they have no other means to make ends meet". The news anchor wanted to become either a journalist or a lawyer and did not want to end up where her fellow transgenders do - dancing on the streets, begging and trafficking.
  • Wind, rain and even snow could make its way into your Tuesday

    Wind, rain and even snow could make its way into your Tuesday

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    A cold front passes through Wednesday nigh and Thursday , bringing a small chance for a rain or snow showers Wednesday night, with cooler temperatures Thursday . Thunderstorms arrive first thing Monday morning for the commute bringing the chance of heavy downpours. That'll manifest with 40s highs and 20s lows through Tuesday .
  • 'Strong possibility' Kim is in Beijing

    'Strong possibility' Kim is in Beijing

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    A blocked Weibo post about Kim's possible visit even shows a combination of three photos of a pig character in a fictional Chinese television series. "The government is closely communicating with relevant countries and monitoring the situation", a South Korean government spokesman said on Monday.
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation withdraws accreditation of 7 Russian diplomats

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    North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expelled seven Russian diplomats on Tuesday, adding to the global condemnation of the suspected poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain. The moves pile yet more pressure on Moscow after two dozen countries around the world united in mass expulsions of Russian diplomats over the attempted assassination of Russian double agent Skripal and his daughter Yulia with a nerve agent in the English city of Salisbury on March 4.
  • President Trump's approval rating hits highest mark in 11 months

    President Trump's approval rating hits highest mark in 11 months

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    Approval is up seven points overall since February, including six point increases among Republicans (from 80 to 86 per cent now) and independents (from 35 to 41 per cent now). But the fact this occurred while Mr. Trump's overall poll numbers improved suggests, as happened during Bill Clinton's "Year of Monica", that the public overall doesn't care that much.