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Britain's queen speaks about weight of the crown in documentary

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A trapdoor used to access the secret area at Windsor Castle, where the Queen spent her war years for safety, still exists today. The Queen was told the details for the first time by presenter Alastair Bruce. "It's the sort of, I suppose, the beginning of one's life , really, as a sovereign", she said. "But once you put it on, it stays". "Yes", the Queen agreed. Read More »

IRAN ON EDGE: Supreme Leader LASHES OUT at 'Enemies' as Iran Crumbles

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Among them are Iranian President Hassan Rouhani , who linked the recent developments to USA and Israeli interventionism. The EU's condemnation of the violence, and warning against further violent repression of protesters, highlighted the awkward position of the EU, which has been a staunch defender of the Iran nuclear accord, particularly against criticism from U.S. Read More »

Ryan: Trump's Remarks About Africa 'Unhelpful'

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When the moderator pressed Ryan on how lawmakers could find a deal when Trump was making those sorts of comments, Ryan said, "We just have to get it done". "Family. My family, like a whole lot of people, came from Ireland and worked the railroads", Ryan said. "So I see this as something to celebrate", Ryan added. Read More »

Crown Jewels were 'hidden in biscuit tin during war'

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The documentary also includes behind-the-scenes footage of the coronation , showcasing the Queen's son, Prince Charles, and his younger Sister, Anne, on the day of their mother's crowning. The monarch has never given an interview. She jokingly stated she could not look down when wearing the imperial state crown , which weighs 2lbs 13oz (1.28kg), as her neck would break. Read More »

Baltimore hospital probes release of thinly clad patient in cold

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The woman appears disoriented and does not speak, waving her hands and screaming when asked if she needs help. "This incident is very visual because it happened on camera", Breidenstine said . Baraka asks the group. Baraka later called the police to get the woman some help. 'The idea that they're discharging her, if she's unruly which appears to be what one of the gentleman suggested, that's reason to involuntarily commit her to the behavioral health, psych ward, until they're clear on ... Read More »

'No deal' Brexit could mean 43000 fewer construction jobs

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Britain could lose nearly 500,000 jobs and 50 billion pounds ($67.41 billion) investment over the next 12 years if it fails to agree a trade deal with the European Union , according a report commissioned by London Mayor Sadiq Khan . Under a deal in which Britain was able to secure privileged access to the single market, annual growth... Mr Khan said: "This independent analysis reveals the potential economic risks - and human costs - at stake in the negotiations". Read More »

Jeff Bezos Donates $33 Million To Dreamers Scholarship Fund

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The Bezos grant was given to TheDream.US, the nation's largest scholarship program for DACA recipients, as Congress struggles to restore the program. The money is being given by Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, to TheDream.US, a fund set up to award the college scholarships, according to The Hill . Read More »

ISRO hits century; launches Cartosat satellite, 30 others

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed ISRO scientists for the successful PSLV C-40 mission. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) has launched "Cartosat-2" series satellite along with 30 co-passenger satellite at 9.28 a.m. No wonder, Pakistan is unnerved by ISRO's most recent success. Further satellites Cartosat-2D and 2E were launched in February and June of 2017 as ISRO began to increase the size of the constellation. Read More »

Lalu's destiny in third fodder rip-off to be selected Jan 24

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Rashtriya Janata Dal ( RJD ) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's wish of having "Dahi churra" during his jail stay will soon be met with as the CBI court granted his wish in this regard. Meanwhile, in Patna, CRPF withdrew 14 of the total 24 jawans deployed at his residence as Yadav's VIP security has been downgraded from Z-plus to Z. Yadav also complained of being treated like a "common prisoner", in reply to which Singh asserted that the law will treat everyone equally. Read More »

Saudi women attend football game for the first time

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Ruwayda Ali Qassem, another Jeddah resident, spoke of a "historic day in the kingdom which culminates (in) ongoing fundamental changes". "They have not yet realised they will be cheering their favourite team inside the stadium", he said. "But thank god that it came in the right time, and hopefully what's to come will be even more handsome for women". In 2015, an Australian female supporter of Western Sydney Wanderers football club was permitted to attend a match at Riyadh's main stadium ... Read More »

Ambassadors in Islamabad briefed on anti-terrorism efforts, challenges

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For its part, Pakistan insists that anti-terror operations have been run "largely from its own resources, with costs amounting to more than 120 billion USA dollars in 15 years". -Pakistan feud first kicked off after Trump first took office, when he called out Islamabad in August 2017 during the announced of a new strategy for Afghanistan that called for an increase in troop levels, saying Washington could "no longer be silent about Pakistan's safe havens for terrorist organizations". Read More »

SC notice to Kerala CM in graft case

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Kerala DGP Loknath Behera on Wednesday clarified that his department has not advised for a chopper ride by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on December 26.The DGP said this following allegation that the expense of the Chief Minister's helicopter journey was reimbursed from the State Disaster Relief Fund sanctioned for Ockhi Cyclone victims."We are not giving guidelines for any mode of travel". Read More »

AAP nominates three for Rajya Sabha seats; Kumar Vishwas slams Arvind Kejriwal

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MLAs close to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal recorded the conversations Vishwas had with his supporters and played the audio clip before a select group of party functionaries to discredit him. "I challenge Arvind Kejriwal to undergo narco test". Swaraj India founder Yogendra Yadav, formerly an AAP leader, has expressed his displeasure at the list of nominations. Read More »

USA looks at long term military ties with India: Kenneth Juster

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He added, "India can seize the strategic opportunity - through trade and investment - to become an alternative hub for US business in the Indo-Pacific region". "Pakistan is also important to situation in Afghanistan". "Each of our countries has suffered horrific terrorist attacks and continues to be targeted. Read More »

Are Teens Eating Detergent for Dangerous New 'Tide Pod Challenge'?

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What did it meme for you? It has apparently picked up enough steam, or at least prompted enough concern, that Tide made a decision to issue a PSA discouraging people from eating laundry detergent. The colors have changed, so they don't look like candy. The " #TidePod Challenge " involves teens #eating laundry detergent pods raw or, in some cases, cooking them before eating them. Read More »

Court Adviser Paves Residency Path for Gay Couple in Romania

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When they returned to live in Romania , the Romanian government replied that it doesn't legally recognize same-sex marriages. Quoting the European Convention on Human Rights and the EU's Charter on Fundamental Rights, Wathelet called it incumbent upon member states to offer gay couples, "like heterosexuals, the opportunity of having their union recognized in law and protected by the courts". Read More »

White House doctor declares Trump 'in excellent health'

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Star, to President of the United States (on my first try)", Trump wrote on Twitter. Will they show he's gained weight since his last medical report , which noted he tipped the scales at 236 pounds? But beware a poor cholesterol reading. Trump is getting the customary presidential health check amid questions about his fitness for office. Dr. Jackson, the president's current doctor, did not reveal whether Mr. Read More »

Congress defends Siddaramaiah on attack against RSS

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The video gives an interesting viewpoint of Congress towards BJP and its leaders, particularly Yogi Adityanath. Addressing the Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivartana Yatre in Chitradurga, Shah said , "The Siddaramaiah Government is indulging in vote bank politics; it is an anti-Hindu government". Read More »

Supreme Court agrees to hear online sale tax case

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In 1992, when home shopping was dominated by mail-order catalogs, the high court ruled a state may require out-of-state companies to collect sales taxes only if the company had outlets or warehouses within the state. "The action throughout the nation is extensive and complex", the state's appeal said. The court probably will hear arguments in April and decide the case by late June. Read More »

Trump Says He'd Beat Oprah If She Runs For President

Following Oprah's heart-wrenching speech at Sunday's Golden Globes; Winfrey was boosted to the forefront of political conversation on Monday; with the potential disrupt to the Democratic primary process and challenge Trump's Republican party. Read More »

8 day strike by Tamil Nadu transport workers 'temporarily' called off

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The employees are in fact set to intensify protests after the state government issued notices to almost 60,000 workers for abstaining from work on 5 and 6 January, reports The Times of India . The statement outlined the demand of the state government to among others "fullfill all the demands of Tamil Nadu state transport workers". This is unnecessary when the state is facing severe problems. Read More »

Marijuana legalization shouldn't be left up to Jeff Sessions

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Of the 94 US attorney offices in the country, 27 will get new prosecutors . Lawmakers , law enforcement officials and gun rights advocates had been warning people that they are at risk of losing their right to purchase or own firearms by signing up for medical marijuana. Read More »