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Please understand India-Pakistan-Bangladesh were one before partition. RGI has now given one more opportunity to those who couldn't make it to the NRC to prove their citizenship. Meanwhile, Mamata Banerjee , Chief Minister of neighbouring state, West Bengal, said that her state is ready to provide shelter to people not recognised as citizens in Assam's National Register of Citizens.
  • Judge Orders Officers To Gag Defendant With Red Tape During His Trial

    Judge Orders Officers To Gag Defendant With Red Tape During His Trial

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    FOX 8 reports he kept speaking even after the tape was put on, and so a second piece was applied. Fox News said the judge, from Cuyahoga County, Ohio, had been determined to maintain decorum in his court. "Everybody has the right to go on the record with my court reporter". "I will say that over my time handling his four cases, Mr Williams, I know for a fact, was someone who liked to speak", the judge told Fox News.
  • Police ID Suspect In Killing Of George H. W. Bush's Doctor

    Police ID Suspect In Killing Of George H. W. Bush's Doctor

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    Acevedo added Pappas had a lot of firearms and investigators found several holsters at his Southwest Houston home. "There was a lot of planning and sadly some skill". "This man is risky, this man is capable, this man has some skills (with firearms)", he said. The suspected killer was reportedly wearing a baseball hat, sunglasses, a grey warm-up jacket and khaki shorts at the time of the shooting.
  • Israel Says It Killed Suspected Islamic State-Linked Militants

    Israel Says It Killed Suspected Islamic State-Linked Militants

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    The attackers were believed to be trying to infiltrate Israel from the Syrian Golan Heights, the Israeli army said. The Islamic State has also been routed from nearby territory it once controlled. A Jordanian army source said the militants who fled from the border were then chased by the Syrian army conducting operations in the area to drive them out of their last hideouts.
  • Mueller offers to limit investigators' questions for Trump

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    Norm Eisen, chief White House ethics officer under President Barack Obama warned the "ax could fall on the Mueller investigation at any time ". "He worked for me for a very short time ", he tweeted. The latter comment appeared a further attempt by the Trump camp to discredit any Justice Department official involved in the investigation, including Special Counsel Robert S.
  • Glorious Leader: Only Most Of The Media Is The Enemy

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    Thursday morning, when Axios' Mike Allen asked Ivanka Trump if she thinks the media is the enemy of the people, she responded, "No, I don't". "These are not easy issues, these are incredibly hard issues and like the rest of the country, I experience them in a very emotional way", said Ivanka , who serves as an adviser in her father's White House.
  • Alex Jones touts 'the most banned information in the world'

    Alex Jones touts 'the most banned information in the world'

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    Facebook recently put Jones's personal page on a 30-day time out after determining that he violated terms of service regarding hate speech and bullying. If Jones receives another two strikes within three months he could be permanently banned from YouTube , a vital platform to reach viewers and gain advertising revenue.
  • Trump chief of staff says he will stay at Trump’s request

    Trump chief of staff says he will stay at Trump’s request

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    Speculation about Kelly's exit hit a fever pitch about a month ago, with Trump openly weighing possible replacements, including Trump's budget director, Mick Mulvaney , and Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, Nick Ayers . However, the President applauded Kelly on Monday, tweeting a photo of the pair together. Kelly a four-start Marine general, took the post when his commander-in-chief asked him to, moving over from the Department of Homeland Security.
  • No plans to engage with Iran at ASEAN meeting - U.S

    No plans to engage with Iran at ASEAN meeting - U.S

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    The government last week appointed a new central bank governor to replace Valiollah Seif who had been criticized by President Hassan Rouhani's political rivals for failing to avert the rial's fall. With economic collapse gaining momentum and fears of Rials losing value, locals have started putting their money in gold coins and virtual currencies in order to circumvent the large effect of the economic sanctions.
  • Jeremy Corbyn apologises over 2010 Holocaust event

    Jeremy Corbyn apologises over 2010 Holocaust event

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    The editor of the Jewish Chronicle has called those who remain in the Labour Party guilty of endorsing anti-Semitism. In the latest of a string of incidents, Jeremy Corbyn apologised today after sharing a platform with people who reportedly compared Israel to the Nazis.
  • States sue to block distribution of 3D-printed gun blueprints

    States sue to block distribution of 3D-printed gun blueprints

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    President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's "looking into" easy access to blueprints for 3D-printable guns, saying in a tweet that the idea " doesn't seem to make much sense ". This ruling came from the US Justice Department and found sharing the designs online to be legal. The lawsuit also says the settlement infringes on states' rights to regulate firearms, therefore violating the 10th Amendment.
  • Trump under fire for latest demand to end Russian Federation probe

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    The Republican president, who has long complained about the criminal probe into his White House victory, said the idea that his campaign worked with Moscow was a "TOTAL HOAX " in a series of tweets aimed at undermining the integrity of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
  • Britains May to meet Macron in France on Friday

    Britains May to meet Macron in France on Friday

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    Alexandre Benalla, the former head of Macron's security detail, was sacked last week but opposition leaders criticised the government's reaction as too slow and took aim at Macron's refusal to comment on the incident for several days. Days after the video emerged his was sacked. He was wearing a helmet that he was given for his own protection while attending the protest as an observer, he added.
  • 103 survive Mexico plane crash

    103 survive Mexico plane crash

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    A total of 97 people were admitted for treatment following the crash, majority for "very light" injuries, according to Durango civil defense spokesman Alejandro Cardoza. Everyone who was on board the plane was taken to local hospitals, he added. "We are deeply saddened by this incident, and we would like to assure everyone that We are doing everything in our reach to assist them and their families", said Andres Conesa, the chief executive of Aeromexico .
  • Canadian: Puddle Splash Van Driver Gets Fired

    Canadian: Puddle Splash Van Driver Gets Fired

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    Such behavior is rare but not unheard of. We want to reassure the public that safety is our #1 priority. The Daily Telegraph reported that police in Ottawa were looking at the incident, saying they could charge the driver with a "mischief" charge.
  • World's biggest king penguin colony shrinks 90%

    World's biggest king penguin colony shrinks 90%

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    Though the clear reason for the decline has not been stated by the researchers, they said that there can be several reasons for the decline in the population of penguins . A catastrophic event seems to have been unlikely; there is no evidence of a tsunami hitting the island nor of any volcanic eruption. However, "the cause of the massive decline of the colony remains a mystery, and needs to be resolved", the paper concludes.
  • Woman hit by harasser in Paris: It was humiliating and degrading

    Woman hit by harasser in Paris: It was humiliating and degrading

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    He then walked towards her and hit her in the face. Next time someone questions a woman for not calling out their abuse sooner, show them this video . "He was able to send me noises / comments / whistles / dirty tongue, humiliating and provocative in my passage", she wrote on Facebook. She told Le Parisien : "I felt hatred".
  • 'Collusion Is Not a Crime'

    'Collusion Is Not a Crime'

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    The former New York City mayor and US attorney, and now Trump , appear to be trying to influence public opinion about the Justice Department's Russian Federation probe of possible campaign coordination and whether Trump obstructed justice since taking office with moves related to the investigation, including firing then-FBI Director James Comey .
  • Forensics lab faces challenge in identifying Korean War remains

    Forensics lab faces challenge in identifying Korean War remains

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    Forensic experts will start work to identify the remains before returning them to their families. While it has taken longer than some had hoped, a U.S. The White House is not addressing whether Trump and Kim may again meet. But Trump now faces criticism at home and elsewhere that North Korea hasn't taken any serious steps toward disarmament and may be trying to buy time to weaken global sanctions against it.
  • Swedish Crown Jewels Stolen By Thieves Who Got Away on a Motorboat

    Swedish Crown Jewels Stolen By Thieves Who Got Away on a Motorboat

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    Thieves carrying out a daring daytime robbery smashed a security case at a cathedral in Sweden and stole gold and jewel-encrusted crowns from the early 1600s before hopping on bicycles and escaping via a nearby lake, police said. Talking to the Sydsvenskan newspaper, church dean Christofer Lundgren said the items were insured, but stressed that the cultural value of the treasures is bigger than their material value.
  • Federal judge orders stop to release of 3-D-printed guns

    Federal judge orders stop to release of 3-D-printed guns

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    A judge has blocked the publication of blueprints for parts of a gun that can be made by a 3D printer and, it is claimed, would be undetectable. On Tuesday evening, a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order against Defense Distributed, forcing it to halt downloads of the files.
  • North Korea said to be working on new missiles

    North Korea said to be working on new missiles

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    North Korea's missile program continues at a research facility outside the country's capital of Pyongyang, despite a pledge made by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in June that signaled an intent to work toward "peace and prosperity", The Washington Post reported on Monday night.
  • ISIS claims attack on cyclists in Tajikistan, but offers no proof

    ISIS claims attack on cyclists in Tajikistan, but offers no proof

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    The victims were cycling a popular route in the impoverished ex-Soviet nation, in a group with three other tourists from Switzerland, the Netherlands and France. The video, released by RFE/RL's Tajik Service , shows a black sedan swerving to run down people spread across a rural road. Authorities in the ex-Soviet republic in Central Asia were considering an extremist plot among the possible motives for the attack, the country's interior minister said.
  • Tommy Robinson freed from jail - first pics of Stephen Yaxley-Lennon

    Tommy Robinson freed from jail - first pics of Stephen Yaxley-Lennon

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    He was previously given a suspended sentence for contempt at Canterbury Crown Court, when a judge told him it was likely he would go to prison if he engaged in similar conduct in future. Robinson's defence team have maintained that the unusual speed with which he was jailed had led to "deficiencies" in the legal process. He told the judges: "We maintain it is of particular importance that right from the outset the appellant, albeit in a very stressful and hard situation, offered to have ...
  • Philippine President Watches Bulldozer Destroy $5.6 Million Worth of Smuggled Supercars

    Philippine President Watches Bulldozer Destroy $5.6 Million Worth of Smuggled Supercars

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    Earlier this year , dozens of illegal vehicles, including Jaguars , BMWs and a Chevy Corvette Stingray totaling $2.76 million were also destroyed, MSN reported. Rights groups charge that 12,000 people have died since he took office, but the government said 4,000 suspected drug users and dealers have died since the campaign against drugs started in July 2016.
  • Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Lombok island in Indonesia - USGS

    Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Lombok island in Indonesia - USGS

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    Mount Rinjani National Park chief, Sudiyono, said more than 800 tourists were registered to climb Rinjani, an active volcano, when a strong quake rocked Lombok early Sunday. The jolt was felt some 100 km (60 miles) away on the bustling resort island of Bali, although there were no reports of damage there. A 6.4 magnitude is strong enough to cause injuries and damage to buildings, but largely depends on how densely populated the affected area is.
  • Ramaphosa's late-night land expropriation announcement keeps South Africans waiting

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    Mr President, beware. We can not go the way of Zimbabwe. Zuma said that the reform would be conducted "within the law, within the constitution" but only where is "necessary and unavoidable". Following the announcement that the ANC would officially back land expropriation without compensation , the beleaguered economy has taken another blow - just when it appeared as though things were settling down.
  • Facebook Removes 32 Accounts Suspected of New Political Influence Campaign

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    Burr and several other senators said they were pleased Facebook had taken action. Facebook officials declined to discuss specifics of what third party groups had published the most recent ads. But Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer accused the White House of "not doing close to enough" to "shield" USA voters from such foreign influence efforts.
  • Ford government scrapping Ontario basic income pilot project

    Ford government scrapping Ontario basic income pilot project

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    Asked how the government determined the pilot was ineffective before it was over, MacLeod simply said the program was "not doing what it's meant to do and it's quite expensive". "It was certainly not going to be sustainable", MacLeod said. "Our plan will help get people back to work and keep them working, while supporting people with disabilities to work when they are able and participate in their communities", said MacLeod.
  • Trump Says Jeff Sessions Should 'Stop This Rigged Witch Hunt Right Now'

    Trump Says Jeff Sessions Should 'Stop This Rigged Witch Hunt Right Now'

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    Adam Schiff, D-Calif., top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee. In that time, its focus has shifted away from collusion, to looking for evidence that Trump and his team obstructed justice. "Where is the Russian Collusion?" Those are illegal, improper goals, trying to influence the Election. Manafort opposed his transfer out of the arrangement.
  • In the Philippines, a auto exploded, killing 6 people

    In the Philippines, a auto exploded, killing 6 people

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    The vehicle bomb attack in Basilan happened days after President Rodrigo Duterte said he was open to a dialogue with the Abu Sayyaf to end extremism in the Philippines. "That could have been (the target)", he said on ABS-CBN television. Duterte's offer came two days after he approved a law to allow minority Muslims in the region to create a new autonomous area with its own political and economic powers.
  • EU to report on Zimbabwe election as country awaits results

    EU to report on Zimbabwe election as country awaits results

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    When Mugabe resigned last November , bowing to pressure from his former ally Mnangagwa and the military, observers both at home and overseas heralded Monday's general elections - which will decide presidential, parliamentary and local seats - as an opportunity for a clean slate.
  • North Korea Looms Large as Pompeo Heads to Asia Security Meeting

    North Korea Looms Large as Pompeo Heads to Asia Security Meeting

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    North Korea has steadfastly argued its nuclear weapons are meant to neutralize alleged USA plans to attack it. Historical satellite photos show that the facility was externally complete by 2003. North Korea has provided very little information to help identify the remains , a defense official told VOA. United States officials have not said if Pompeo will meet his North Korean counterpart, Ri Yong-ho, on the sidelines of the forum.
  • Trump’s belief you need an ID to buy groceries becomes a meme

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    However, the biggest talker of the night was the president's gaffe as he pushed for tougher voter ID laws , claiming you even need ID to buy groceries. The most recent polls have DeSantis with a comfortable lead over Putnam heading into the August 28 primary, a flip of earlier this year when Putnam, a long-established Florida politician, was well ahead of DeSantis.
  • Zim govt blames opposition for deadly protests

    Zim govt blames opposition for deadly protests

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    The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission said ZANU-PF had won 109 of the 153 seats confirmed so far, while 41 seats went to the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). The protesters are "out on the streets saying, 'We are going to defend our vote, ' " NPR's Eyder Peralta reports from Harare, adding that the partial release of parliamentary results was enough to convince protesters of alleged fraud.
  • Paul Manafort Earned $60 Million as a Consultant in Ukraine, Says Mueller

    Paul Manafort Earned $60 Million as a Consultant in Ukraine, Says Mueller

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    As first days go, it was a busy one in the federal trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort . It took until the second day of Paul Manafort's trial for the Judge T.S. Mueller's team says Manafort's position in the Trump campaign is relevant to some of the bank fraud charges. Manafort's defense team, meanwhile, pointed blame at his longtime deputy Rick Gates, who has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and lying to investigators after being charged alongside Manafort.
  • NRC will 'destroy' India's relations with Bangladesh: Mamata Banerjee

    NRC will 'destroy' India's relations with Bangladesh: Mamata Banerjee

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    Asked about the prime ministerial candidate of the proposed anti-BJP front, she said, "It will be decided later. How can you do this to them?" "I know Advaniji for a very long time". She also met Advani at his chamber in Parliament House. I am interested in seeing that all parties should work together. Upon hearing Mamata Banerjee say that he could visit Bengal if he wanted, the BJP president stated: "It does not matter whether I get permission or not, I will definitely go to Kolkata".