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The apex court will continue to hear the matter on 22 February. The 24-year-old, according The News Minute , met her husband under CCTV surveillance, after an year of separation as the Kerala High Court had annulled their marriage . "A major woman can't be forced to live with her parents". Hadiya's father on 30 November had claimed that some persons were trying to "interrupt" his daughter's studies and that he would approach the court to protect her.
  • Foreign Staff Members From Kam Air Killed in Hotel Attack

    Foreign Staff Members From Kam Air Killed in Hotel Attack

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    But witnesses have claimed that the hotel's security guards fled the attackers and left guests to their fate. Interior Ministry spokesman said the 18 killed included 14 foreigners and a telecommunications official from the western Farah province who was attending a conference.
  • South Korea to start real-name trading of cryptocurrency

    South Korea to start real-name trading of cryptocurrency

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    One method Lazarus Group employed was the distribution of Hangul Word Processor (HWP) files through email, the South Korea equivalent of Microsoft Word documents, with malware attached. In September 2017, the Chinese government imposed a ban on initial coin offerings (ICOs), contributing to a slowdown in the market . Exchanges that do not fully comply with KYC/AML procedures might also be banned by the new regulations.
  • U.S. government officially shut down

    U.S. government officially shut down

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    The Senate is set to clear a procedural hurdle and allow a funding bill to reopen the government to move forward. It took an agreement between moderate senators, such as Republican Lindsay Graham and Democrat Dick Durbin, with Senate leaders to get the continuing resolution passed.
  • Janasena Party Chief Pawan Kalyan Political tour in Telangana Started

    Janasena Party Chief Pawan Kalyan Political tour in Telangana Started

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    Dubbed " Chalo re Chalo re Chal " (a bit taken from the lyric of his popular Telugu film Jalsa), the tour began from Kondagattu, a pilgrimage centre in Jagitial district, after offering prayers to Lord Hanuman, his family deity. Kalyan said he would subsequently tour Visakhapatnam region to study the issue of Kovvada nuclear plant. He said that he would not meet people during this yatra.
  • Slovenia Readies to Recognize Palestine After Trump Embassy Move

    Slovenia Readies to Recognize Palestine After Trump Embassy Move

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    President Donald Trump's declaration that Jerusalem is Israel's capital. The main Arab party in the Israeli parliament protested during his remarks after saying earlier that it will boycott the speech . Palestinians remain in a straightjacket imposed by a $3 billion per year us taxpayer grant to Israel . However, administration officials have said such a move takes time and planning, and the State Department previously had said it would take up to six years to build a ...
  • New book to reveal Donald Trump's 'defiance disorder'

    New book to reveal Donald Trump's 'defiance disorder'

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    Trump's tweets about banning transgender people from serving military and his claim that the Obama White House wiretapped him during the campaign caused the most uproar among staff. President Trump privately admitted he shouldn't have sent former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to argue over the crowd size at his inauguration, according to a new book.
  • European Union top diplomat 'worried' over Turkish operation in Syria

    European Union top diplomat 'worried' over Turkish operation in Syria

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    There the Syrians conveyed the threat. Erdogan brought up the idea of conquest, originated from the founding ancient Turkish myth of Ergenekon, after a soldier deployed on the Afrin front said his unit's destination was "Kizil Elma" when asked where they were going by the pro-government A Haber TV .
  • Modi leaves for Davos to attend WEF

    Modi leaves for Davos to attend WEF

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    Announcing his decision, Trudeau said "Canada and India share a special bond, and are linked by tremendous people-to-people connections". Talking to an Indian news channel on Sunday, he said: "India's foreign policy is based in the context of India".
  • Strong movie: Review, Cast, Story and Director

    Strong movie: Review, Cast, Story and Director

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    That being the case, there's little doubt the current political climate in these United States will affect the reception the film receives, particularly among a good portion of those who review movies . Besides the interactions between characters, very little of " 12 Strong " made it worth the watch. With winter fast approaching, Captain Mitch Nelson ( Chris Hemsworth ) and his small squad of Green Berets and Central Intelligence Agency operatives have only weeks to cross hostile territory ...
  • India behind Pakistan in Inclusive Development Index, says World Economic Forum report

    India behind Pakistan in Inclusive Development Index, says World Economic Forum report

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    The only bright spot for India is that it is in the list of ten emerging economies with "advancing" trend. Norway was the world's most inclusive economy, followed by Iceland and Luxembourg. WEF has said that both the poor and rich countries are finding it hard to protect their future generations. The Forum's Inclusive Development Index 2018 measures progress of 103 economies towards this goal.
  • North Korean figure skaters competing in Taiwan

    North Korean figure skaters competing in Taiwan

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    Twenty-two North Korean athletes will arrive here on February 1, followed by 24 North Korean sports officials, 230 cheerleaders, a 30-strong Taekwondo demonstration team, and 21 reporters. The North's official Korean Central News Agency hinted at the source of its anger by lashing out at conservatives in South Korea who have argued that the North's Olympic participation could violate United Nations sanctions.
  • US Senate approves funding measure to end government shutdown

    US Senate approves funding measure to end government shutdown

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    Their relief was evident on Monday once a deal had been reached to reopen the government . The Senate has started a vote to advance the bill reopening government. Democrats, as a condition of supporting a new spending stopgap, demanded a resolution of the uncertain future Trump created for the Dreamers with his DACA order past year.
  • Man City beats Newcastle United

    Man City beats Newcastle United

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    But when Jacob Murphy took advantage of a dozing City defence to pull a goal back on 67 minutes, clipping past Ederson , the game did come alive and the visitors briefly threatened to take an unexpected point. Karl Darlow was flummoxed by the cross from De Bruyne, and it would have nestled into the far corner of the net regardless of whether Aguero got a touch or not.
  • Pakistan summons Indian envoy over cross-border firing

    Pakistan summons Indian envoy over cross-border firing

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    On Monday, the Indian Army announced that it killed seven Pakistani soldiers and wounded four others during clashes on the common border, although Islamabad acknowledged only four fatalities. As per the report Pakistan resorted to firing along the LoC in Chakan Da Bagh area in Poonch last evening. The defence minister said Pakistan shall continue its political, diplomatic and moral support to the Kashmiris for their just struggle for the right to self-determination while interacting with ...
  • Pope says sorry for Barros remarks (3)

    Pope says sorry for Barros remarks (3)

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    Since that time, the Pope said, the couple had postponed the church ceremony. "I "interrogated" them a bit", Pope Francis explained. "In this moment I don't think it's this way, because I don't have it, but I have an open heart to receive them".
  • "I am not racist", Trump says, after nations remark fallout

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    Cuba also blasted President Trump on Friday, calling his words "racist, denigrating and rude". "You've seen the comments in the press". Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting. Senator Perdue who was actually at the White House meeting last week has been very clear that this is a gross misrepresentation of the discussion , which was focused on fixing our current immigration system so that it protects all Americans and our national interests.
  • Unexpected QF: Chung ousts Djokovic; Sandgren upsets Thiem

    Unexpected QF: Chung ousts Djokovic; Sandgren upsets Thiem

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    It is world No. 58 Chung's first tour win over a top-10 ranked player, setting up a fourth-round showdown with six-time victor Novak Djokovic or Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas. A tiebreaker seemed imminent, but all it would take was a couple errors from Gasquet to hand a break and set point to Federer , which he converted. The Next Gen star took the first-set tiebreak though, holding his nerve on Rod Laver Arena.
  • Temperatures to fall today, with possible rain-snow mix in forecast

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    SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Tonight - Showers, mainly before 1 a.m. On Tuesday , the sun will rise at 7:48:26 a.m. Temperatures will drop by 20 degrees on Tuesday , with a low Tuesday night of 34 degrees. Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 30. Friday , the high will be near 55 with mostly sunny skies, the weather service said.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo left bloody face as Real Madrid thrash Deportivo

    Cristiano Ronaldo left bloody face as Real Madrid thrash Deportivo

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    They moved up to fourth on Sunday and can close the gap to Valencia if they win their game in hand, while they have the second best goal difference in the division despite Ronaldo only scoring a modest six times this season. Earlier, Joseba Zaldua scored a last-minute equaliser as Leganes came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 at Alaves. "The players needed a game like this", Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane told reporters.
  • Manhunt sparked by killing, child abduction ends after suspect found shot

    Manhunt sparked by killing, child abduction ends after suspect found shot

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    Police said the Concepcion suspect took off with the toddler in a white 2016 Toyota Tundra. An AMBER Alert was issued and, luckily, the 18-month-old was found unharmed in the backseat. It was unclear whether the restraining order was lifted, reports said. Concepcion left the scene with a two-year-old child. Police have confirmed that Concepcion (pictured) is a veteran of the US Army.
  • 5 dead, dozens injured as Congo police disperse protests

    5 dead, dozens injured as Congo police disperse protests

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    Police in Congo used tear gas and gunfire to disperse thousands of anti-government demonstrators across the nation on Sunday, leaving five people dead and injuring more than 33 who marched after church services calling for President Joseph Kabila to step down, the United Nations said.
  • Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) Insider Sells 1609 Shares of Stock

    Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) Insider Sells 1609 Shares of Stock

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    YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 3,165 shares of the oilfield services company's stock worth $146,000 after buying an additional 2,243 shares during the period. Stock's distance from 52 week High is -9.82% and the distance from 52 week Low is 38.84%. "Outstanding execution resulted in an excellent fourth quarter and we are well positioned to take advantage of opportunities presented by a growing North America market and improving global outlook", aid Halliburton CEO Jeff Miller .
  • BD puts off Rohingya refugee return

    BD puts off Rohingya refugee return

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    The refugees themselves have opposed the plan. "Now you're expecting them to come back, as if they're in a conga line of joy after what you did to them?" "If I go, they'll kill me". The hills where they've set up shelters are stripped of nearly all their vegetation. Bangladesh and Burma have so far excluded the United Nations refugee agency from their repatriation discussions, though Bangladesh has pledged to include them in the repatriation process.
  • White House Says Report That Kelly, Miller Running DACA Talks 'Ridiculous'

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    Sanders" criticism of Graham comes after the SC senator told reporters on Sunday that Miller, a senior policy advisor to President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: "We should be like Canada" in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: "Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE and an immigration hardliner, has "been an outlier for years" on immigration.
  • Top French diplomat to visit Iran after canceling trip over protests

    Top French diplomat to visit Iran after canceling trip over protests

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    U.S. President Donald Trump on January 12 told Britain, France , and Germany to "fix" what he called "disastrous flaws" in the deal, which was signed under his predecessor, Barack Obama. Without Iran's influence, terrorists (would have) captured Damascus and Baghdad", Qasemi said. So far, the three European countries that signed the deal and the first EU diplomat, Federica Mogherini, charged with monitoring its due diligence, have not revealed how they will respond to Trump , who ...
  • Arsenal hope Mkhitaryan, Auba can persuade Ozil to stay

    Arsenal hope Mkhitaryan, Auba can persuade Ozil to stay

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    Sanchez was previously heavily linked with a move to United's rivals Manchester City , managed by former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola . He would have been available on a free transfer when his contract expired in four months' time but once City baulked at the amount of money involved in a mid-season deal, United manager Mourinho urged his club to step in.
  • Facebook admits social media can harm democracy

    Facebook admits social media can harm democracy

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    Of course foreign interference and fake news made the list, but so did echo chambers, political harassment, unequal participation and political engagement. The good, however, isn't without the bad, Sunstein said. "While personalization initially sounds like a positive effort, Sunstein noted that feeding people a single perspective has the potential to be extremely risky, even leading to extremist viewpoints and group polarization", he wrote.
  • Om Prakash Rawat is the new Chief election commissioner

    Om Prakash Rawat is the new Chief election commissioner

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    Om Prakash Rawat was appointed as United Nations election observer in South Africa on May 1994 where he was entitled with the responsibility to keep a watch on first post-apartheid elections. During his three-decade-long career, among other posts he has served as Principal Secretary to then Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Babu Lal Gaur from 2004 and 2006.
  • Mulvaney Says Open Government Now and Then Discuss Larger Issues

    Mulvaney Says Open Government Now and Then Discuss Larger Issues

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    Mulvaney said that Congress should not be negotiating over "a nonfinancial issue", referencing immigration and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with government funding. Republicans were anxious that Trump was going to try to cut a fast deal with Chuck Schumer so that he could get to his party, but when the deal fell through, Trump blew a gasket because he may have to stay in Washington and pretend to do some work .
  • ICE detains green card-holder after almost 40 years in US

    ICE detains green card-holder after almost 40 years in US

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    Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents took him from his home in handcuffs. Lukasz Niec , who came to the US from Poland when he was five years old with his sister and parents, is being held at Calhoun County jail, according to the report.
  • Senators strike deal to end government shutdown

    Senators strike deal to end government shutdown

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    These Democrats don't think Republicans will fulfill their promise to vote on legislation to codify the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration program, set to expire on March 5 . Democrats refused to provide the votes needed to reopen the government until they strike a deal with Republicans protecting young immigrants from deportation, providing disaster relief and funding for other domestic programs.
  • Emergency official: 5 missing after Oklahoma rig explosion

    Emergency official: 5 missing after Oklahoma rig explosion

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    The explosion occurred west of the town of Quinton, about 100 miles (161 kilometers) southeast of Tulsa. Enloe said the explosion also started grass fires that are being contained, but said the rig was almost engulfed in flames. FOX23 sent out the alert around 9 a.m., when Pittsburg County Emergency Managers and the County sheriff confirmed an explosion and fire. The rig where the explosion is operated by Red Mountain Operating, also known as Red Mountain Energy.
  • Trust in USA institutions sees record drop

    Trust in USA institutions sees record drop

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    Among the general population, trust fell nine points to 43 percent - while among the "informed public" a huge decrease of 23 percent saw the country's world standing plunge from sixth to last place. In this environment, media has become the least-trusted institution for the first time in Trust Barometer history - yet, at the same time, the credibility of journalists rose substantially.
  • EU's Mogherini 'extremely worried' by ongoing Turkish offensive in Syria

    EU's Mogherini 'extremely worried' by ongoing Turkish offensive in Syria

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    Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Moscow is "carefully watching the operation" and is in touch with both the Syrian and the Turkish government. The Russian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sergeï Lavrov, held a conference call with his USA homologue, Rex Tillerson . On Monday Turkish soldiers and their Syrian allies launched a new attack on the Kurdish militia from Azaz, about 20 kilometres to the east of Afrin, as part of "Operation Olive Branch ".
  • Who's to blame for shutdown? DNC media takes aim at Stephen Miller

    Who's to blame for shutdown? DNC media takes aim at Stephen Miller

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    On Fox News this morning, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said , "I think it's ridiculous when a United States senator is calling out an advisor to the President". For media like the Post, Miller could be considered the main "puppeteer" in the White House show, and some representatives of the GOP have not hesitated to denounce it .
  • Abbas asks European Union to recognise Palestinian statehood

    Abbas asks European Union to recognise Palestinian statehood

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    Vice-President Mike Pence, visiting Jerusalem, announced the timing of the move in a speech to Israel's parliament, earning applause from Israeli legislators but also stirring a brief protest by Israeli Arab lawmakers, who held signs reading "Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine ".