• Karnataka polls: PM Modi says 'Women first' is BJP's motto

    Karnataka polls: PM Modi says 'Women first' is BJP's motto

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    Shah said the popular leadership of prime minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan notwithstanding, the assembly election has to be won on the strength of the party organisation. "Rather, we will sit in the opposition". He said when he met the Prime Minister on a few occasions to press some of the important issues, including release of 8 tmcft of water in the Mahadayi River for drinking objective, Modi had remained silent without making any remark.
  • Bank holiday weekend set to be a scorcher

    Bank holiday weekend set to be a scorcher

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    Saturday and Sunday will be dry and warm, the Met Office said, with sunny spells expected for most of England and Wales. However, this coming Bank Holiday weekend, for a change, looks like being dry, sunny and increasingly warm - away from the far north and northwest of Scotland.
  • Two civilians abducted, killed by LeT militants in J&K

    Two civilians abducted, killed by LeT militants in J&K

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    Gh Hassan was the uncle of Bashir Ahmed. The incident occurred four days after suspected militants killed three civilians in cold blood in Baramulla. Superintendent of police, Sopore, Javaid Iqbal, said Mir was hit by five bullets and died before reaching the hospital in Sopore while his wife was injured in both the legs and has been shifted to Srinagar .
  • Srinivas Kuchibhotla's widow Sunayana Dumala reacts to killer Adam Purinton's life term

    Srinivas Kuchibhotla's widow Sunayana Dumala reacts to killer Adam Purinton's life term

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    In March this year Purinton had pleaded guilty to the charges of murdering Kuchibhotla . He was charged with premeditated first-degree murder of the 32-year-old Indian techie and two counts of attempted first-degree murder in the shootings of his friend, Alok Madasani , and a bystander, who chased Purinton after he fled the Austin's Bar and Grill in Olathe city on February 22 last year.
  • Mike Pence's White House doctor quits amid fallout over Dr. Ronny Jackson

    Mike Pence's White House doctor quits amid fallout over Dr. Ronny Jackson

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    Jackson , a Navy rear admiral, rejoined the White Home as a member of its medical unit employees, however the president's present doctor, Navy officer Sean Conley, who took over the function in anticipation of Jackson's affirmation course of, stays as Trump's physician, a White Home supply confirmed.
  • Wind Advisory issued for Northeast Ohio, risk of 50 miles per hour winds

    Wind Advisory issued for Northeast Ohio, risk of 50 miles per hour winds

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    The storm could also bring winds up to 70 miles per hour. So if they do stay together, they will be impacting Waco, Temple, Killeen over the next couple of hours. The storms will move west to east, reaching Western New York about 3 p.m., Central New York and the North Country after 4 p.m., and the Capital Region about 7 p.m., weather service forecasters in those areas say.
  • Wind gusts near 50 miles per hour expected during Jackson's wind advisory

    Wind gusts near 50 miles per hour expected during Jackson's wind advisory

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    A high-wind warning remained in effect for southeast MI and wind advisories for northwest OH because of brisk wind accompanying a cold front's passage through the region that also triggered a line of severe thunderstorms. SATURDAY: Mostly sunny. Cool morning in the 50s. It will be a pleasant southwesterly breeze coming in at 5-15 miles per hour, helping to push our highs back into the upper 70s! It's going to be a blustery start to the weekend.
  • New Voters Registered By INEC

    New Voters Registered By INEC

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    He, however, restated that the committee's assignment did not cover the general conduct of the election, adding that INEC had no legal authority to investigate the Kano SIEC. In his response, Yakubu noted that the commission had during the Anambra governorship election started with the provision of magnifying glasses for the albinos, promising that wheelchairs would also be provided for crippled persons.
  • Terre Haute police officer shot and killed; suspect still barricaded in apartment

    Terre Haute police officer shot and killed; suspect still barricaded in apartment

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    Sgt. Joe Watts, a public information officer for the state police, said in a tweet at 8:50 p.m. that a suspect remained barricaded in the apartment but a female who had also been inside was out. "I would just ask that you keep our officer in your thoughts and prayers". During the standoff officials called the area unsafe and urged residents to avoid it.
  • Bail to Bhujbal pumps enthusiasm in NCP

    Bail to Bhujbal pumps enthusiasm in NCP

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    He also has to attend the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office as and when required till commencement of trial. His advocate sought bail on the grounds that Bhujbhal is 71 years old, investigations in the case are over and the apex court has held Section 45 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, which prevents granting of bail, unconstitutional.
  • Conservatives maintain control of West London bastions

    Conservatives maintain control of West London bastions

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    The biggest party losses came from UKIP - in total losing one hundred councillors across the country, enabling the Tories to make some gains . Labour have held on to 46 councils, and gained control of Plymouth from the Conservatives .
  • AFC Asian Cup Draw

    AFC Asian Cup Draw

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    India has the ability to qualify for the knockout stage of the 2019 Asian Cup, said national football team coach Stephen Constantine, giving wings to his players' aspirations, quite appropriately, from the world's tallest building - the Burj Khalifa.
  • Who is Michael Skakel? Kennedy Cousin's Murder Conviction Vacated

    Who is Michael Skakel? Kennedy Cousin's Murder Conviction Vacated

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    Martha Moxley , the neighbor who was killed, was beaten with a golf club and repeatedly stabbed with the broken shaft after spending time at the Skakel property on October 30, 1975. The court had been questioned by Hubert Santos, an undercover law firm representing Skakel, to re-examine its ruling reinstating the conviction. Santos also has said there was no physical evidence or eyewitnesses linking Skakel to the killing.
  • Funding for White Helmets Frozen by Trump Administration

    Funding for White Helmets Frozen by Trump Administration

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    The head of the White helmets Reed Saleh said that the meeting with American officials in March said about the continuation of funding until 2020. "This is a very worrisome development", said an official from the White Helmets. According to CBS News , the United States "accounted for about a third of the group's overall funding" but now the White Helmets "are not getting any USA funding as the State Department says the support is "under active review".
  • Neet centres told to install jammers

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    In a post-noon announcement on Friday after an uproar about the inconvenience, the state government announced free train tickets and a sum of Rs. 1,000 an aspirant. Tamil Nadu political parties including DMK, PMK, Left parties, MDMK and Congress expressed their anguish over the allotment of the centres outside the state.
  • DHS Ends Temporary Protected Status For 50000 Hondurans

    DHS Ends Temporary Protected Status For 50000 Hondurans

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    Honduras , like many other nations that have received TPS designation, was gripped by poverty and turmoil before it was struck by Hurricane Mitch in 1998. Their status will expire in 2019. But some argue the repeated extension of the programme has resulted in de facto residency rights for those who benefit.
  • Scattered showers & storms possible this weekend

    Scattered showers & storms possible this weekend

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    Some hazy and foggy spots are possible too. The next wave of showers, with a few thunderstorms, will move through Michigan Thursday afternoon and evening. FRIDAY: Morning and afternoon showers and storms. Rain and isolated thunderstorm chances stick with us through Friday . Clouds will increase through the day, with some areas becoming mostly cloudy.
  • Braves call up Bautista

    Braves call up Bautista

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    But you gave me a chance, a real chance, to come in and prove myself. One of the all-time greats in franchise history, he ranks second in home runs, runs, and walks; third in RBIs; fourth in slugging percentage; fifth in games played and on-base percentage; and sixth in hits.
  • Orioles (8-20) @ Angels (16-12)

    Orioles (8-20) @ Angels (16-12)

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    The 23-year-old went 2-1 with a 4.43 ERA in four games as a pitcher, including one in which he took a flawless game into the seventh inning. Richards is 0-4 with a 5.46 ERA and 22 strikeouts in his career against the Orioles . Trout seemed to enjoy hitting righty pitching at home a year ago, slashing.352/.468/.753 in 203 such plate appearances (compared to his overall season line of.306/.442/.629).
  • Police called to investigate Native Americans on campus tour

    Police called to investigate Native Americans on campus tour

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    But the campus group had already moved on across campus. The younger brother is a high school senior at Santa Fe Indian School. Responding officers pulled the brothers aside and questioned them but, once they determined that they were part of the tour group, let them rejoin.
  • LGBT-rights group's ad on Kansas adoption bill scrutinized

    LGBT-rights group's ad on Kansas adoption bill scrutinized

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    Tech companies, including Amazon, Apple and Google, sent a letter to Republican lawmakers asking them to oppose the bill, concerned that passage may harm Kansas' ability to bring in and keep workers. To date, seven states allow religiously affiliated adoption and foster care agencies to turn away same-sex couples: Alabama, Michigan, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, and Virginia.
  • Man Who Allegedly Raped Andhra Girl, 9, May Have Killed Himself: Cops

    Man Who Allegedly Raped Andhra Girl, 9, May Have Killed Himself: Cops

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    Vijayawada: In another shocking incident of rape of minor girls in Andhra Pradesh, a five-year-old was sexually assaulted by a 15-year-old boy with the help of three friends on Friday, police said . The girl has been hospitalised and her condition is stable, district collector Kona Sasidhar told reporters after visiting her at the hospital and consoling her family.
  • Ryan says House chaplain will stay in job

    Ryan says House chaplain will stay in job

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    But in a letter to Ryan, Conroy wrote that he's never been disciplined or reprimanded, or heard complaints about his ministry. After delivering the prayer, Conroy later said that Ryan had told him to "stay out of politics". However that wasn't sufficient for Rep. Peter King , R-N.Y., who informed reporters after the assembly, "I am not conscious of any discontent or any criticism and to be the primary Home Chaplain eliminated within the historical past of Congress in the midst of the ...
  • Palestinians Renew Violent Riots on Israel-Gaza Border

    Palestinians Renew Violent Riots on Israel-Gaza Border

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    Massive protests erupted along the Gaza border for the sixth consecutive week, with about seven thousand Palestinians participating, burning tires and throwing stones at the IDF forces nearby. The IDF hopes to distribute 250 of these new sights to soldiers in the field stationed around the border fence with Gaza . these first 250 sights will be a pilot project to test their effectiveness in the field.
  • Trump says time, place for NKorea meeting is set

    Trump says time, place for NKorea meeting is set

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    The announcement led to the six-party talks-beginning in August of 2003-with China, Japan, North Korea, Russia, South Korea, and the United States. And a lot of things have happened , with respect to the hostages. USA and South Korean officials have said that although it's a long-term goal, Kim doesn't plan to demand a troop withdrawal as part of negotiations over demands that he give up his nuclear weapons.
  • Almost 20 years later, she's Kamiyah Mobley again

    Almost 20 years later, she's Kamiyah Mobley again

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    When she arrived at the maternity ward she said she was at first only looking at the babies and thinking about the child she lost. "I'm sorry", Williams said. An investigation into the matter ensued and Kamiyah's DNA was connected to Williams . "... I hope you can find it in your heart to one day forgive me".
  • President Trump addresses NRA meeting

    President Trump addresses NRA meeting

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    Vice President Mike Pence smiles as he speaks at the National Rifle Association Leadership Forum in Dallas, Friday, May 4, 2018. Trump's speech in Dallas was his fourth consecutive appearance at the NRA's annual convention . "It proves that his heart and his wallet are in the same place". He was referring to the AR-15 the Parkland shooting suspect is accused of using. He eventually endorsed an NRA proposal to arm teachers, a step the group said would help prevent mass school ...
  • Man Tries to Snap Selfie with Bear, Gets Mauled to Death

    Man Tries to Snap Selfie with Bear, Gets Mauled to Death

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    As Independent reported, the man's friends filmed the horrific attack while standing a safe distance away. Prabhu Bhatara lost his life after he attempted to take a photograph alongside the wild animal in India on Wednesday. Last year, the dating app Tinder had to ban the use of selfies with a live tiger, which had become popular. NABARANGPUR :A tribal youth was mauled to death by a bear while taking a selfie with the wild animal near Kujaguda village on Kosagumunda-Papadahandi road on ...
  • Trump says he'd 'love to' speak to Mueller in Russian Federation probe

    Trump says he'd 'love to' speak to Mueller in Russian Federation probe

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    The president says, "I would love to go". Two sources said Flood ultimately consented to take the job at the urging of William Burck, a former colleague from the George W. President Donald Trump hired a veteran attorney who represented Bill Clinton during his impeachment process as the White House shifted to a more aggressive approach to a special counsel investigation that has reached a critical stage.
  • BJP leaders holding chaupals despite bitten by mosquitoes: UP minister Anupama Jaiswal

    BJP leaders holding chaupals despite bitten by mosquitoes: UP minister Anupama Jaiswal

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    If someone has been assigned two places, he says no, I want to go to four. "The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh is only indulging in pretence and drama in the name of Dalits", Congress spokesperson Rajeev Shukla said. Besides, Suresh Rana, another minister Rajendra Pratap Singh had compared visits to the Dalit houses with that of Lord Ram visiting Shabari and liberating the Dalits.
  • Public Affairs Aide Leaving EPA

    Public Affairs Aide Leaving EPA

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    Adelson or other non-governmental officials played" in planning that trip, the Post said. John Konkus, the second-in-command on Scott Pruitt's public affairs team, is departing the Environmental Protection Agency , Politico reported Friday .
  • Christina Aguilera felt trapped on The Voice

    Christina Aguilera felt trapped on The Voice

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    Christina Aguilera has described " The Voice " an "energy sucker" that she longed to escape from. "I've always been sort of an old lady in a young body and as you get older there's a comfort level with your imperfections and yourself that allows you to let go".
  • EC increases its forecast for Slovenia's economic growth

    EC increases its forecast for Slovenia's economic growth

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    Investment in machinery and equipment is expected to be strong, creating conditions to meet growing domestic and worldwide demand amid a tightening labour market. "Policy uncertainty has become more pronounced and, if prolonged, could make markets more volatile and affect economic sentiment and risk premia. However, due to the significant import content of final demand, imports are projected to continue detracting from GDP growth", according to the report.
  • ATF officer shot in head in Chicago

    ATF officer shot in head in Chicago

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    Neighborhood residents reported hearing a barrage of gunshots. Chicago police and the ATF were working together early Friday morning when the incident occurred.
  • Judge in Manafort case: 'We don't want anyone with unfettered power'

    Judge in Manafort case: 'We don't want anyone with unfettered power'

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    Manafort is seeking to have bank and tax fraud charges against him dismissed in federal court in Alexandria, arguing the alleged crimes having nothing to do with the election or with President Donald Trump . on July 10, 2018. If the attorney is accurate, it delivers another credibility blow to the Democratic Party-financed dossier, which accuses Mr. Manafort of orchestrating Trump-Russia collusion.
  • White House Launches New Faith Initiative

    White House Launches New Faith Initiative

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    Tiven also notes that recent surveys, including a PRRI survey on attitudes toward LGBTQ rights from the 2017 American Values Atlas, show that most Americans do not favor giving religious objections to people who would use them to discriminate against the LGBTQ community.
  • This Grandfather Tripped an Armed Suspect So Police Could Catch Him

    This Grandfather Tripped an Armed Suspect So Police Could Catch Him

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    Officers stated a grandfather, exclusively recognized as "Invoice", was ready outdoors a Columbus library along with his daughter April three when police sirens started blaring within the distance. An official can later be seen shaking Bill's hand and thanking him for his bravery. Police stated the suspect was arrested carrying a Glock.09mm pistol with a excessive capability prolonged clip containing 29 rounds.
  • District superintendent in NJ busted for defecating on school grounds

    District superintendent in NJ busted for defecating on school grounds

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    Kenilworth Public School said Tramaglini had asked for and was granted a paid leave of absence. Staff and the school resource officer monitored the area and identified Tramaglini as the suspect. Brian Luciani, the Director of Academics, will assume Tramaglini's responsibilities. " Earlier today, we learned of municipal court charges facing our current superintendent of schools in Holmdel, NJ ", Kenilworth Public Schools said in a statement published to Facebook .