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The election in Jayanagar segment was countermanded in the wake of the demise of BJP candidate BN Vijaya Kumar on May 4. BSP supremo Mayawati is also believed to be in favour of a Congress-JD (S) alliance in Karnataka to keep the BJP out. Days have come when people should not predict election results. There is a need for a scapegoat when a party loses election, and EVM tampering has been the go-to excuse for the losing party, which has, obviously led people to joke on twitter, if Congress ...
  • Ex-Chelsea player backs Liverpool to win Champions League

    Ex-Chelsea player backs Liverpool to win Champions League

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    YouTube's Head of Sport in EMEA, Tomos Grace, said: "Football is by far the most popular sport on YouTube and it doesn't get more premium than the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League finals". Liverpool are aiming for an historic sixth European Cup (or Champions League title to use the modern parlance), while Real Madrid can claim a 13th title and a third in a row.
  • Another Police Station Attacked in Indonesia

    Another Police Station Attacked in Indonesia

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    Five people died in the attack, including the four suspected militants and a police officer who was hit by the auto. Two officers were wounded in the attack, while another was killed after one of the perpetrators tried to escape and crashed into the officer, he said.
  • FBI has probed ex-CIA employee over leak of hacking tools

    FBI has probed ex-CIA employee over leak of hacking tools

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    The NYT quoted Nicholas Weaver, a researcher at the International Computer Science Institute in California, as saying that WikiLeaks had magnified the danger posed by the Vault 7 leaks and that the tools were aimed only at small groups of high-value targets.
  • Jared Kushner is Finalizing President Trump's Mid-East Peace Plan

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    The opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem poses problems for Kushner's attempts at brokering a peace process in the region - as it has certainly closed off chances of arriving at a peace deal between the Palestinians and Israel. "As an African American I'm appalled that you would send this kind of message of approval". "A woman is not an animal; she has to keep her dignity". The exact word Yosef used was "kushi", a term "in modern Hebrew [that] has pejorative connotations", the Times of ...
  • Iran Deal: Will Europe Rise to the Occasion?

    Iran Deal: Will Europe Rise to the Occasion?

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    China, Germany, Russia, France and the United Kingdom; countries that were also signatories to the agreement, moved quickly to try and undo President Trump's decision. Since the deal took effect in 2016 major European firms have rushed to do billions of dollars' worth of business with Iran , and now thousands of jobs are at stake.
  • The Royal Wedding, Explained by an English Person

    The Royal Wedding, Explained by an English Person

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    The friend said: "This is not what she wants ". She obviously wants her dad there. I don't speak good English but I understood what he wanted me to do. Markle's father Thomas , 73, was due to walk his daughter down the aisle in front of 600 guests including all the senior Britain's royals and smattering of celebrities.
  • Anwar's appointment as PM will not be done hastily: Wan Azizah

    Anwar's appointment as PM will not be done hastily: Wan Azizah

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    PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim will be released from the Cheras Rehabilitation Hospital upon the finalisation of a full pardon granted by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong tomorrow, said the party's vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar. Anwar, 70, has been recovering from a shoulder injury in the hospital under police guard. The volatile relationship between Mahathir and Anwar has dominated Malaysia's political landscape for over three decades and is central to the future of the alliance.
  • Mahathir confident Najib can soon be charged over 1MDB

    Mahathir confident Najib can soon be charged over 1MDB

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    A four-party alliance driven by Mahathir and Anwar won the general election last week, ousting the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition for the first time in the history of the Southeast Asian nation. Analysts say tensions in the new government are possible due to the dominance of the two leaders - Mahathir is the chairman of the alliance and Anwar is its de facto leader.
  • 1 killed, 3 injured in explosion at southern California building

    1 killed, 3 injured in explosion at southern California building

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    Orange County officials sought assistance in the investigation from federal agencies, including the FBI, ATF and Homeland Security. That building is located at 11 Mareblu, OCFA tweeted . Carrie Braun, a spokeswoman with the Orange County Sheriff's Office, said: "We are still trying to determine if this explosion was accidental or intentional".
  • Ex-Lawmaker Who Quit Amid Sexual Assault Allegations Lands $160k Job

    Ex-Lawmaker Who Quit Amid Sexual Assault Allegations Lands $160k Job

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    The former Republican congressman told the " Lago in the Morning " talk show that he would be working for the Port of Port Lavaca-Point Comfort, the Corpus Christi Caller-Times reported. Farenthold is now the legislative liaison for the port and will earn a salary of $160,000.10, slightly less than his congressional salary of $174,000.
  • Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law Challenged in Iowa

    Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law Challenged in Iowa

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    The ACLU of Iowa and Planned Parenthood Federation of America are filing the lawsuit as co-counsel on behalf of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and Dr. Supreme Court because the suit citing the state constitution can not be removed to federal court, according Rita Bettis, legal director for the ACLU of Iowa.
  • Gaza protests delayed as funerals take place for at least 58

    Gaza protests delayed as funerals take place for at least 58

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    Ireland and Belgium both summoned their Israeli ambassadors over the deadly response to the demonstrations and the U. N. Security Council convened an emergency session . "It's a bad deal, and then you try and you go for below the knee, and sometimes it doesn't work, and unfortunately these things are avoidable", Netanyahu said.
  • Police looking into Greitens investigation

    Police looking into Greitens investigation

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    Eric Greitens says his client is being used as a "scapegoat". At the State Capitol, lawmakers busied themselves on Tuesday with floor votes and legislative debates, but in hallways and private offices they spoke of the looming possibility of impeachment proceedings and a solemn mood that has settled over their work in recent weeks.
  • Video shows dog save best friend from drowning in pool

    Video shows dog save best friend from drowning in pool

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    A "hero" dog in Arizona dove into a swimming pool to save his friend. My best friend cried when we sent him the video. Video shows Smokey, who is floundering in the water trying to swim to the edge of the pool. Unable to get Remus' attention and seeing him panic as his paws kept slipping, Smokey goes into lifeguard mode and hops in. Distressed Remus then jumps into the pool and swims behind his friend, using his head to push Smokey out of the water.
  • Brexit: Scotland set to reject EU Withdrawal Bill

    Brexit: Scotland set to reject EU Withdrawal Bill

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    The problem is that clause 15 of that bill automatically transfers those new powers to Whitehall. Months of negotiations has seen some agreement, and the Scottish Government are happy with the idea of common frameworks, but as long as Holyrood has the ability to accept or reject them.
  • Andhra Pradesh: Boat carrying 40 capsizes in Godavari river; 23 missing

    Andhra Pradesh: Boat carrying 40 capsizes in Godavari river; 23 missing

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    The chief minister spoke to East Godavari district officials over the phone. We are being told there were 40 people onboard at the time of the mishap. According to a press communique from the AP Disaster Management Authority, rescue operations are going on in full swing. Deputy Chief Minister-cum-Home Minister N Chinarajappa directed officials to send NDRF teams to the accident area.
  • US Hits Iran Central Bank Governor With Sanctions

    US Hits Iran Central Bank Governor With Sanctions

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    Tensions between Washington and Tehran has been running high since US President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and vowed to reinstate all nuclear-related sanctions on Iran. Secondary sanctions also apply to non-Americans and non-US companies. That means that anyone, in any country, who does business with Seif or Tarzali could themselves be punished with sanctions, cutting them off from the US financial system.
  • Taraji P Henson engaged to Kelvin Hayden

    Taraji P Henson engaged to Kelvin Hayden

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    News, "It wasn't even about talking about my life, I just had a question, they asked me if I was happy and I said "I'm very happy" and they ran with it". The star had been in Atlanta filming What Males Need when she first instructed Hayden that she was pondering of coming dwelling for Mom's Day. Just weeks before Christmas, Henson shared on Instagram that Hayden already gave her a present that she loves.
  • Ramadan - Sultan Urges Muslims to Look Out for New Moon Tomorrow

    Ramadan - Sultan Urges Muslims to Look Out for New Moon Tomorrow

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    During Ramadan, Muslims have to abstain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to sunset. The end of Ramadan will take place in the middle of next month after the month-long fasting period in the Islam tradition. Aside from fasting, the holy month of Ramadan is a month of self-reflection, sharing, caring and giving. Muslims are encouraged to avoid gossip, arguments and fighting while they observe self-restraint, self-control and self-discipline during the month.
  • Aston Villa boss wants deal for veteran defender

    Aston Villa boss wants deal for veteran defender

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    Mile Jedinak headed home Jack Grealish 's corner in the 15th minute of the first leg at the Riverside Stadium, which turned out to be the only goal of the tie. "The teams that finished third and fourth over a season have got to Wembley and that's justification I can accept". Furthermore, Villa have only lost one of their past 10 home games in the Championship and manager Steve Bruce has an impressive record at this stage of the season, with the Villa boss losing just one of his past ...
  • Wisconsin senior prank so good even police give it respect

    Wisconsin senior prank so good even police give it respect

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    The class pulled a "senior prank" by putting the back half of a vehicle up against the exterior of the building, right outside of the principal's office. The school district notes, the prank did not damage school property in any way. "It looked very, very real. Congratulations to all the seniors who are graduating".
  • Scotland's Sturgeon warns of 'catastrophic' no deal Brexit

    Scotland's Sturgeon warns of 'catastrophic' no deal Brexit

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    Prime Minister Theresa May is under no obligation to amend her Brexit plan if Scotland objects, but experts warn that a confrontation between London and Edinburgh could push Scotland towards independence. Scottish Secretary David Mundell defended the UK Government's position, telling Today: "Obviously, it's up to the Scottish Parliament to take whatever decision they want to take".
  • Tornado warning issued for Hartford County

    Tornado warning issued for Hartford County

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    To go along with the strong winds and threats for hail and tornadoes today , heavy rainfall is always a factor with any strong or severe thunderstorm. Heat and humidity combined with a passing upper-level storm to produce pockets of strong to severe storms this afternoon in the region. A potentially heavy rain event for Friday night and Saturday will move in, and this has a tropical connection so plentiful moisture will be available.
  • Republican Candidate Announces 'Deportation Bus Tour' For Undocumented Immigrants

    Republican Candidate Announces 'Deportation Bus Tour' For Undocumented Immigrants

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    Illegal immigration is a fierce subject in Georgia's race for governor; only Michael Williams has the record and the plan to shut down illegal immigration in Georgia. Williams is running on the Republican ticket in the upcoming primary election, but he isn't considered a frontrunner. According to the video , the back of the bus reads "Danger!" Marco Esparza, a host on La Raza, an Atlanta Spanish-language radio station, shared photos of the bus on Facebook after a listener sent them to ...
  • 16 dead as under construction flyover collapses in Varanasi

    16 dead as under construction flyover collapses in Varanasi

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    The flyover was under construction and part of it collapsed during busy evening traffic, with big slabs of concrete crushing the vehicles travelling on the road below, an official at the Varanasi police control room said. Many are feared to be trapped under the debris. Five NDRF teams (250 jawans) with full equipments have rushed to the spot. "I was at a distance of 50 metres from the flyover when the flyover collapsed, trapping people under it.
  • Rachael DelTondo Photos: Full Story & Must-See Details

    Rachael DelTondo Photos: Full Story & Must-See Details

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    A Pennsylvania teacher was gunned down on Mother's Day just months after being suspended from her job following a leaked police report stating that officers had found her in a steamed-up parked auto with a 17-year-old boy. However, investigators have not revealed information about the case at this time. According to Beaver Countian, DelTondo received multiple death threats, adding that she was warned at least once that she would not live to see the end of the year; DelTondo also ...
  • Penn State & DePaul Meet in Gavitt Tipoff Games

    Penn State & DePaul Meet in Gavitt Tipoff Games

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    The 2018 Gavitt Tipoff Games between the Big Ten and Big East to open the college basketball season have been announced with MI landing a big opponent, according to CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein . Watching Villanova pull off the epic run they did during last year's tournament by winning each game by double-digits, including the championship game against MI.
  • Colorado rangers hunt bear that tried to drag away child

    Colorado rangers hunt bear that tried to drag away child

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    The mother said she heard screaming and found her daughter being dragged by a large black bear , but the animal dropped the girl and ran off after she shouted at it. Wildlife officials said they observed the bear walking up to a residence about a half-mile away from the location of the attack early Monday. A black bear scavenges for food beside tourists near the famous General Sherman tree at the Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009.
  • Flood warning issued for Fox River

    Flood warning issued for Fox River

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    More than 1.75 inches of rain fell between 7 a.m. Sunday until 7 a.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may cause localized flooding. At 10 a.m., the river was measuring at 10.65 feet at the New Munster gauge . Minor flooding is possible, according to the watch. As of 6:30 Tuesday morning much of the state is in a slight to marginal risk which will increase as the day goes on.
  • Pompeo and Bolton outline North Korea plans as talks approach

    Pompeo and Bolton outline North Korea plans as talks approach

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    The demand for complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization is "wildly different" from getting rid of North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missiles, according to Van Jackson, a senior lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington who is writing a book on North Korea.
  • Sibanye-Lonmin deal to face United Kingdom competition probe

    Sibanye-Lonmin deal to face United Kingdom competition probe

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    Shares in cash-strapped Lonmin, the world's third-largest platinum producer, had slipped 4 percent in London by 1554 GMT, while Sibanye, the fourth-largest, saw its stock close down 5.3 percent in Johannesburg. "The longer the delay, the greater the potential for transaction failure, since the likelier it would be that Lonmin would be in net debt", Shore Capital analyst Yuen Low said.
  • Cleric, paramilitary leader surge at Iraq elections

    Cleric, paramilitary leader surge at Iraq elections

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    Populist Sadr all but won Iraq's parliamentary election by tapping into growing public resentment directed at Iran after what some voters say is a corrupt political elite that has failed to help the poor. In the first election since Islamic State was defeated in the country, Shia militia chief Hadi al-Amiri's bloc, which is backed by Iran, was in second place, while Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, once seen as the front-runner, trailed in third position.
  • Melania Trump has 'successful' procedure on kidney condition

    Melania Trump has 'successful' procedure on kidney condition

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    But both made a point of displaying affection during last week's Rose Garden event where the first lady announced her "Be Best" initiative. "Heading over to Walter Reed Medical Center to see our great First Lady, Melania". Thank you for so much love and support! Although renal artery embolization can be used for cancer or traumatic injury applications, for Trump it was planned for a benign condition, according to the White House.
  • Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez' Film To Release In 3D

    Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez' Film To Release In 3D

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    Reports have it that the Race 3 team had taken off to Rajasthan to complete some portions of the film. The Race 3 trailer is about to come in some time, and there are already a lot of speculations about it. Impressed with her skill, Race 3 director Remo D'Souza had chose to include a pole dance sequence for a song in the film. Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Tuesday said people need to stand up against barbaric incidents like the Kathua and Unnao rape and murder.
  • PEACE IN KOREA: Seven US Governors Back TRUMP for NOBEL PRIZE

    PEACE IN KOREA: Seven US Governors Back TRUMP for NOBEL PRIZE

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    Jeff Colyer is supporting President Donald Trump's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize. Henry McMaster and sent Monday to the chair of the Nobel Committee, praises Trump for his "unprecedented victory for global peace and security" in negotiations with North Korea.
  • Facebook has not fully answered data privacy questions, say United Kingdom lawmakers

    Facebook has not fully answered data privacy questions, say United Kingdom lawmakers

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    Researchers from the University of Cambridge distributed the data gathered by the Facebook personality app myPersonality to hundreds of other researchers through a website without enough security provisions. The app is now under investigation for potentially having violated the platform's policies due to the language used in the app and on its website to describe its data-sharing practices.
  • Israel wins Eurovision Song Contest for fourth time

    Israel wins Eurovision Song Contest for fourth time

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    The City Hall building there was lit up to spell " Toy ". Barzilai, a smiling 25-year-old live looping artist shouted after being named the victor. Israelis often debate the effectiveness of the BDS organization's efforts to recruit support, some arguing that the effort it takes to counter those efforts is, in itself, a victory for Israel's detractors.
  • EU Describes First Meeting with Iranian FM as Useful

    EU Describes First Meeting with Iranian FM as Useful

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    Russian Federation will comply with its liabilities within framework of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action regarding the Iranian nuclear program to reconfigure the Fordow enrichment facility. Earlier, he visited Beijing and Moscow and sat for talks with his Chinese and Russian counterparts over the fate of the JCPOA. "If the nuclear deal is to continue, the interests of the people of Iran must be assured", Zarif added.