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Bareilly District Magistrate apologises over his Facebook post

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Singh was posted as District Magistrate of Bareilly . "Are they Pakistanis? The same had happened in Khaillum in Bareilly.it led to stone pelting and filing of FIRs..." During the kanwar yatra a year ago in July, 15 ITBP jawans and two dozen kanwariyas were injured after the latter insisted on taking their procession through Khailam, an area with substantial Muslim population. Read More »

California Teacher Calls US Soldiers 'Dumb Sh*ts' in Classroom Rant

They're not, like, high-level thinkers, they're not academic people, they're not intellectual people, they're the freakin' lowest of our low. "They're the frickin' lowest of our low", Salcido can be heard saying in one of the videos. He also felt that Salcido's comments were "so disrespectful" since his brother and uncles were also marines who fought in Afghanistan and Vietnam and Desert Storm. Read More »

A Bit Warmer Today, Sun Gives Way To Showers Tomorrow

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Friday - Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Saturday will be partly sunny with a high of about 31 degrees and southeasterly winds up to about 13 miles per hour. Monday and 4 a.m. on Tuesday . Cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming north after midnight. Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 3pm. Read More »

Anti-abortion bill supported by Daines fails on Senate floor

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President Trump called on the U.S. Senate to "reconsider" its rejection of an "important" ban on painful late-term abortions , urging, "we must defend those who can not defend themselves". The bill [materials], entitled the Pain Capable Unborn Child Act, was sponsored by South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham [official website]. Read More »

Can Jurgen Klopp do any deadline day business?

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The Cameroon centre-back accepted responsibility for one of West Brom's goals and he acknowledged that Liverpool can not afford a repeat if they are to keep a firm hold on a top-four spot and a guaranteed place in next season's Champions League . Read More »

Quake jolts Afghanistan; Tremors felt in North India

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The epicentre of the quake was 35 km south of Jarm in Afghanistan and 272 km northeast of Kabul . Just minutes into the tremors, " earthquake " started trending on Twitter in Pakistan with people inquiring after one another, sharing pictures and videos of the tremors that jolted various parts of Pakistan. Read More »

Tom Brady does not want radio announcer fired

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DJ Alex Reimer made the comment on Boston-based WEEI's "Kirk & Callahan" show last week while discussing the Tom vs. Time documentary about the National Football League star. With a sly grin, Brady jumped into a tale of the first time he tried chewing tobacco when he was young kid. Brady was not happy with the comments. Read More »

Winter Olympics opens with Peninsula's political drama on the back burner

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South Korea has repeatedly insisted that North Korea's participation in the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics - which begins on February 9 - does not breach worldwide sanctions against the country. According to the Korea Times , a photographer for Reuters named Fabrizio Bensch was at the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium during a rehearsal for the Opening Ceremony, which will take place on February 9. Read More »

Gujarat 'lucky' bus for Rahul Gandhi Karnataka tour

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The party tweeted a photo of Rahul Gandhi along with one showing the cost of the jacket on one of the online fashion stores. In the run up to the State assembly polls, the ruling Congress has planned a "massive" and "aggressive" campaign at the grassroot level to strengthen booth level management of elections. Read More »

President Trump Wants Jeff Sessions To Prosecute Robert Mueller And His Team

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Trump , while visiting Switzerland last week, called the report "fake news". "I've got legislation protecting Mr. Mueller , and I'll be glad to pass it tomorrow", Graham said Sunday. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) would only allow the firing of a special counsel in the event of "misconduct, dereliction of duty, incapacity, or conflict of interest". Read More »

Trump to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

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The order Trump signed Tuesday said, "the detention operations at the U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay are legal, safe, humane, and conducted consistent with United States and global law". The office of the Director of National Intelligence said in its most recent report on the subject that about 17 percent of the 728 detainees who have been released from Guantanamo are "confirmed" and 12 percent are "suspected" of re-engaging in militant activities. Read More »

Angered by Trump, Palestinian Protesters Disrupt US-Backed Seminar

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Samir Hazboun, head of the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce, said they had been holding a training session for local businesspeople about digital commerce with an American expert and a delegation from the U.S. administration, which sided with the criminal occupation, recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, cut aid to UNRWA, and violated Palestinian rights. Read More »

Anadolu Agency: Sochi talks end, constitutional committee to be formed

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Other delegates responded by shouting out support for Russian efforts in Syria, where Moscow has helped prop up the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Moreover, some of the opposition members refused to enter Russian Federation after seeing posters and logos that were put up at the congress center and the airport, showing images of regime flags. Read More »

Government switches off TVs over NASA's swearing in coverage

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In mid-January, attorney general Githu Muigai filed a High Court petition seeking to block the opposition from swearing in Raila Odinga . About 2,000 Odinga supporters are said to have attended the event in person. The commission said the information was fake, and said the opposition was misleading the public "on the results pathway, the servers, information on the public portal and the forms used to declare results". Read More »

Hamas co-founder dies after shooting himself in the head

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Hamas conveyed its "deepest sympathies to Al-Alami family on the death of Imad al-Alami". Spokesman Hazem Qassem said that Alami had been unconscious since the January 9 shooting that took place at his Gaza residence. Hamas Politburo Chief Ismail Haniyeh praised the senior Hamas official, according to the Jerusalem Post, saying: "Hamas was Abu Hamam and Abu Hamas was Hamas.He was able to deal with changes and transformations and prescribe [appropriate] policies and strategies for the ... Read More »

Iran's hijab protest catches on

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Public concern mounted for Movahedi's safety after reports of her arrest , particularly with the authorities clamping down on protests and possible dissenters as antiestablishment unrest spread to dozens of Iranian cities in late December and early January. Read More »

Police in this Muslim-majority country force 'manly makeovers' on transgenders

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An online disturbing and unverified footage of the police raid shows detained women lying on the ground while their heads are shaved. "It's going well and now they are all acting like real men", he said. Although Shari'a bylaws have been in force in Aceh since the enactment of the province's Special Autonomy Law in 2001, and are enforced by Islamic courts, this was the first time that gay men had been caned under Shari'a law in the province. Read More »

Democrats Pick Kennedy for SOTU Response

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The major party in opposition traditionally broadcasts a rebuttal speech following the US President's annual state of the union address, which is delivered to a joint session of Congress and sums up achievements and goals. For its part, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee - the House Democrats' campaign arm - is betting that Kennedy is the right choice. One niche issue that Kennedy has embraced is transgender rights. Read More »

Cape City's water deadline estimated to be April 16

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Originally scheduled for April 21, the date had been pushed up to April 12. Once taps are turned off, residents will have to have to go to one of 200 checkpoints to receive daily water rations. While reducing household consumption, the city is also implementing an emergency plan for desalination, groundwater and water reuse to make more water available. Read More »

Paul Gosar Demands Dreamers at State of the Union Be Deported

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Neither Gosar's office, nor US Capitol Police have responded to CNN's request for additional comment. Their guests will include immigrants who are among the almost 700,000 people who received protection from deportation under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as " DACA ". Read More »

Leaked forecast of economic woe inflames UK Brexit debate

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Every UK region would also be affected negatively in all the proposed scenarios, with the north-east, the West Midlands and Northern Ireland facing the biggest falls in economic performance. Labour has repeatedly slammed the government for failing to make public its economic forecasts of Brexit. "It is the right of the public to know about their livelihoods and their future and for the government not to publish this is deeply irresponsible and dishonest", said Chris Leslie, an European ... Read More »