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She did a diploma in Arts from J J School of Arts, Mumbai, and learnt photography from Maneckshaw Vyarawalla whom she married in 1941. Vyarawalla started her career in the 1930s. Vyarawalla, who began her career in 1938, published her work under the pseudonym "Dalda 13", which symbolised her birth year (1913), the registration number (DLD 13) of her first vehicle, and the age at which she met her husband - 13.
  • Iranian General: US, Israel Accountable for Embassy Move Consequences

    Iranian General: US, Israel Accountable for Embassy Move Consequences

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    Protestors chanted "death to the America", "death to Israel " and "death to England", and torched American and Israeli flags. Hezbollah's Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah slammed Thursday US President Donald Trump's declaration on Jerusalem as a "new Balfour Declaration", urging Arab states to sever "public and secret" ties with Israel.
  • Wildfires expected to rapidly intensify across Southern California

    Wildfires expected to rapidly intensify across Southern California

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    Dubbed the "Skirball Fire," this fast-moving blaze erupted, consuming at least 50 acres in fire. The 405 freeway was later reopened, transportation officials said. More than 1,770 firefighters and police officers were waging war with the fire in Ventura County, according to the latest incident report. So far no fatalities or civilian injuries had been reported, but the 150 structures have been destroyed and 12,000 more continue to be under threat, Durham said.
  • Russian Federation says N. Korea wants talks with US

    Russian Federation says N. Korea wants talks with US

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    The rogue state has conducted a series of tests this year to declare itself now capable of striking US territory with nuclear missiles. Trump has regularly expressed skepticism over engaging in dialogue with North Korea and the diplomatic relationship between Washington and Pyongyang has always been limited.
  • UNfriendly: North Korea's Kim Jong-un Shuns UN Visitor

    UNfriendly: North Korea's Kim Jong-un Shuns UN Visitor

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    Earlier, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) released a statement of North Korea's foreign ministry official that said that the statements made by American high-profile officials and the joint drills conducted by the US and South Korea show that Washington is trying to trigger war on the Korean Peninsula which North Korea will not be hiding from.
  • Stryker announces takeover of Entellus Medical

    Stryker announces takeover of Entellus Medical

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    Quinn Opportunity Partners LLC bought a new stake in Entellus Medical during the fourth quarter worth $241,000. "Our financial strength is reflected in the 11 percent increase in our dividend for 2018 as we continue to execute on our capital allocation strategy", Kevin A.
  • Protests as Ukraine arrests ex-Georgian president again

    Protests as Ukraine arrests ex-Georgian president again

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    Ukraine's general prosecutor said on Friday police had recaptured the former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, who was freed from police custody by his supporters in dramatic scenes earlier this week. Saakashvili's extraordinary energy and strong charisma took him to the forefront of the 2003 Rose Revolution that forced out the government in his native Georgia.
  • Mueller has 400K docs in Manafort, Gates case

    Mueller has 400K docs in Manafort, Gates case

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    The Russian colleague who was working with Manafort allegedly to shape public opinion about his work for a Ukrainian political party has ties to Russian intelligence agencies, according to the filing. Manafort has pleaded not guilty to the charges, CNN reported. Earlier this week, Mueller's team discovered the draft op-ed was in the works and ordered Manafort's lawyers to shut it down.
  • 'Making a Murderer': Appeals Court Upholds Brendan Dassey's Conviction

    'Making a Murderer': Appeals Court Upholds Brendan Dassey's Conviction

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    Delivering the majority opinion, Judge David Hamilton said that despite his young age at the time, his low intellect and apparent suggestibility, Dassey confessed of his own free will. In June 2017, the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago affirmed that August 2016 ruling by a 2-to-1 count, but the state of Wisconsin requested that seven members of that court hear the appeal.
  • Does Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG)'s Growth Make it a Buy?

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    The stock of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) earned "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, January 20. They expect $1.74 EPS, up 23.40% or $0.33 from last year's $1.41 per share. C M Bidwell Assoc Ltd invested in 1.05% or 37,760 shares. When investing in a volatile security, the risk of success is increased just as much as the risk of failure.
  • Trump's Middle East advisor Dina Powell announces to quit

    Trump's Middle East advisor Dina Powell announces to quit

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    Powell orginally joined the administration as an adviser to Ivanka Trump and reportedly has a close relationship with her and her husband Jared Kushner. Powell had promised the president to finish the National Security Strategy, which is due out later this month. Powell accompanied Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on a trip to Egypt this year and helped secure the release of an American hostage.
  • Not extending support to any other candidate,says actor Vishal

    Not extending support to any other candidate,says actor Vishal

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    I didn't have any interactions with anyone", Mr. Velusamy said. There was speculation on social media that the 40-year-old actor could throw his weight behind a candidate of another party. Today, Vishal said his nomination was rejected because of "oppressive forces" in politics, but asserted he would continue with his public service and "efforts to reclaim democracy".
  • At least 25 race horses killed in Southern California wildfires

    At least 25 race horses killed in Southern California wildfires

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    A number of the almost 500 horses stabled at the nearby San Luis Del Rey were also brought to the fairgrounds and many remain unaccounted for. For now, he said he was concentrating on getting his horses that survived to evacuation centers. Eclipse's president, Aron Wellman, posted his own first-hand account online of finding the filly after he headed to Del Mar to help the equine evacuees and "resigned myself to refraining from the selfish mission of finding the one horse Eclipse had stabled ...
  • FBI Warned Hope Hicks About Contacts From Russian Operatives

    FBI Warned Hope Hicks About Contacts From Russian Operatives

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    The New York Times noted in its Friday report that there is no evidence of wrongdoing by Hicks, who is now the White House communications director . Hicks was told generally about the Russian intelligence efforts and pressed them for more information. "In some ways, the Russian outreach to Ms.
  • 14 peacekeepers killed in DR Congo clashes

    14 peacekeepers killed in DR Congo clashes

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    Congo , nearly the size of Western Europe and the world's largest source of cobalt, has for two decades struggled to defeat dozens of local and foreign militias in the east, which has deposits of tin, gold and coltan. He also informed that military reinforcements, including the Force Commander from MONUSCO , have arrived on the scene and medical evacuation of casualties is ongoing.
  • House Ethics Committee Opens New Investigation Into Rep. Farenthold Over Harassment Allegations

    House Ethics Committee Opens New Investigation Into Rep. Farenthold Over Harassment Allegations

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    Another Farenthold aide told Greene that the congressman said he had "sexual fantasies" and "wet dreams" about Greene, she said, and when Greene complained, she was sacked. The Ethics Committee, however, has kept the case open, though not actively under investigation until now. However, a press release announcing the subcommittee's formation said the resolution of the case had been significantly delayed by difficulties in obtaining testimony from key witnesses and in accessing confidential ...
  • Putin launches $27B Arctic LNG project

    Putin launches $27B Arctic LNG project

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    Putin also said that LNG export projects must not lead to a reduction in the volume of gas Russian Federation exports via pipelines. Russian independent gas producer Novatek will start deliveries of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Yamal LNG plant under major contracts on April 1, 2018, Leonid Mikhelson, head of the company, told reporters.
  • George Papadopoulos' fiancee says he was more than a Trump 'volunteer'

    George Papadopoulos' fiancee says he was more than a Trump 'volunteer'

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    The fiancee of George Papadopoulos said the former Trump campaign adviser was far more involved in the campaign than Trump and other high-level officials have tried to make it seem. She said getting interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation caught Papadopoulos "out of the blue" and she thought he didn't think it was a big deal at the time.
  • Border arrests plunge 25% as deportation arrests soar

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    Despite the significant decline, arrests increased every month since May - largely families and unaccompanied children. Figures released by the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday show Trump is delivering on his pledge to more strictly control immigration and suggest that would-be immigrants are getting the message to not even think about crossing the border illegally.
  • Matt Lauer's social media accounts disappear amid sexual harassment allegations

    Matt Lauer's social media accounts disappear amid sexual harassment allegations

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    Naturally, The Late Show 's Stephen Colbert got in on the conversation, and couldn't resist calling out President Trump's hypocritical response to Lauer's firing. The women claim Lauer sent them lewd texts, exposed himself in his office and even gave a colleague a sex toy with an explicit note. Golodryga, alluding to the sexual misconduct claims against former CBS This Morning co-host Charlie Rose said the Lauer news was "deja vu all over again".
  • Boiling Point: Israeli Armor, Aircraft Pound Targets in Gaza Strip

    Boiling Point: Israeli Armor, Aircraft Pound Targets in Gaza Strip

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    It's not yet clear if there were any casualties in either attack. Sirens sounded in Israel at various locations on a day of heightened tension following demonstrations in the coastal enclave and the occupied West Bank as Palestinians protested at President Donald Trump's announcement on Wednesday that he was recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
  • Ex-Arizona police officer acquitted in fatal hotel shooting

    Ex-Arizona police officer acquitted in fatal hotel shooting

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    Mark Geragos , an attorney for Daniel Shaver's family, called the incident "an execution, pure and simple". Shocking bodycam footage captured the moment Philip Brailsford , 27, ordered Daniel Shaver , 26, to crawl on the floor of a hotel in Phoenix.
  • Roy Moore accuser admits altering yearbook entry

    Roy Moore accuser admits altering yearbook entry

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    And then again, I hope he's changed". She says Moore didn't answer, started groping her. "These allegations are completely false". At a press conference just days after Nelson went public , Moore's attorneys said the date and restaurant name underneath Moore's signature appeared not to match other samples of Moore's handwriting.
  • Schools announce plans for winter weather

    Schools announce plans for winter weather

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    Friday, Dec. 8. -Wharton ISD will delay the start of school by two hours. Buses will run two hours later than normal. Livingston ISD is delaying the start of school on Friday. School start times tomorrow morning will be 9:40 a.m. for elementary schools and 10:45 a.m. for secondary schools. Lumberton Schools will be closed Friday.
  • Japan economy gains momentum, grows 2.5 percent in July-Sept

    Japan economy gains momentum, grows 2.5 percent in July-Sept

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    The Japanese economy has grown for seven straight quarters, which now registers as its longest expansion since the mid-1990s, following government revisions to previous data released on Friday. Tourists from China rose 31.1 per cent. However, the strong headline GDP numbers masked the continuing pains policy makers face in seeking to boost consumer spending through their ultra-loose monetary policy.
  • Trump Travel Ban, Back in Action, Faces More Court Showdowns

    Trump Travel Ban, Back in Action, Faces More Court Showdowns

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    The ban also applies to travelers from North Korea and to some Venezuelan government officials and their families, but the lawsuits didn't challenge those restrictions. The United States Supreme Court has approved Trump's travel ban to take effect. Cecillia Wang, a deputy legal director at the national American Civil Liberties Union, told the 4th Circuit that Trump has "doubled down" on his campaign pledge to bar Muslims through his latest travel ban.
  • Al Franken Is Resigning Following Multiple Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

    Al Franken Is Resigning Following Multiple Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

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    The Minnesota senator quit just a day after new allegations brought the number of women alleging misconduct by him to at least eight. Mr Franken, a former comedian who made his name on Saturday Night Live , had originally sought to remain in the Senate and co-operate with an ethics investigation, saying he would work to regain the trust of Minnesotans.
  • Rajnath Singh holds review meeting on Indo-Bangladesh border security issues

    Rajnath Singh holds review meeting on Indo-Bangladesh border security issues

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    Border Protection Grid (BPG) will be set-up in all five states sharing global borders with Bangladesh, said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today. This is the fourth such meeting to be chaired by the home minister. " India has friendly relations with Bangladesh and all these measures will facilitate genuine trade and ligitimate cross-border movement of people while curbing radicalisation, illegal migration and smuggling of cattle, fake Indian currency notes and drugs, " the Home Minister ...
  • Al Qaeda Condemns Trump's Jerusalem Move, Calls for Action

    Al Qaeda Condemns Trump's Jerusalem Move, Calls for Action

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    The Yemeni-based Islamist militant group said Trump's decision was the result of what it called " normalization steps " between some Gulf Arab countries and Israel. Meanwhile, Germany's Merkel said, when asked about Trump recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel; "We are sticking with the United Nations resolution".
  • Unhappy with party's policies, BJP MP Nana Patole resigns from Lok Sabha

    Unhappy with party's policies, BJP MP Nana Patole resigns from Lok Sabha

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    He said he had always been raising pro-farmers and pro-people issues. People, he alleged, are "dying" due to the BJP governments' policies, a reference to farmers' suicide , and said that his voice was being "stifled". He has been raising the issues Rahul ji (Congress vice president) and our party have been raising. Reportedly, he was sulking for a while, especially after being told to pipe down by PM Narendra Modi during the latter's meeting with MPs from the State.
  • Trump Campaign Received Early Access To Hacked Docs

    Trump Campaign Received Early Access To Hacked Docs

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    According to CNN, this latest correspondence between WikiLeaks and Trump's team came less than three weeks before WikiLeaks first messaged Trump Jr. on Twitter. In a statement Friday morning, Futerfas said that Trump Jr. did not know who Erickson was and reiterated the email was not responded to. "We never responded to the email".
  • Father Fatally Shoots Robber Who Pointed Gun at His Children in Popeyes

    Father Fatally Shoots Robber Who Pointed Gun at His Children in Popeyes

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    The family was dining at a restaurant in south San Antonio when a man came in around 8:30 p.m. and began threatening the father while his children were in the bathroom, San Antonio Express-News reports . That's when Molina took out his legally-owned handgun and shot Herrera several times. However, two more of Molina's children walked out of the restaurant's restroom.
  • Almost 30 Horses Found Burned to Death by Creek Fire in Sylmar

    Almost 30 Horses Found Burned to Death by Creek Fire in Sylmar

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    Tens of thousands of residents forced to evacuate because of the Creek Fire in the hills above Sylmar were being allowed to return home Thursday night as firefighters continue to make progress against the wind-driven blaze. Some fire officials said they are battling "hurricane-force" winds. Chaparra reportedly suffered injuries to her eyes, lost most of her hair from the severe burns, and was severely traumatized by the incident.
  • China Accuses Australian Politicians and Media of

    China Accuses Australian Politicians and Media of "Hysteria" and "Paranoia"

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    The prime minister says the package of foreign interference reforms is set to be "the most important overhaul of the nation's counterintelligence framework since the 1970s". Rhetoric has escalated from inside Canberra over the past week, after key Labor MP Sam Dastyari was forced to resign as deputy opposition whip over reports that he told a Chinese businessman his phone was likely being tapped by Australian intelligence.
  • Vera Bradley, Inc. (VRA) Increases Again; Strong Momentum for Buyers

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    Cheniere Energy Inc now has $11.28B valuation. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $55.6. About 4.40M shares traded. Therefore 24% are positive. FBR & Co set a $12.00 price target on shares of Vera Bradley and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, August 28th.
  • Court sends not-so-innocent Shaun Abrahams packing too

    Court sends not-so-innocent Shaun Abrahams packing too

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    But on Friday the court said Abrahams is not just collateral damage to an unlawful deal struck between Zuma and Abrahams's predecessor Mxolisi Nxasana - but that Abrahams's own conduct was unbefitting the position. "If the office of the NDPP is to stand alone, apart from and independently of the Executive, Parliament and the Courts, in service only of the Constitution and the rule of law, then its independence must be real, and must be supported by a statutory structure that protects the ...