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BJP President Amit Shah Vouches For Maya Kodnani in Naroda Gam Case

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Dr Kodnani had sought examination of 14 people, including Mr. Shah, to prove her alibi that on February 28, 2002, the day riots broke out in Naroda Gaam, a locality in North Ahmedabad , she was not at the scene of the crime as is being accused by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) which is prosecuting agency in the case. Read More »

Second man arrested over Parsons Green bomb was refugee from Syria

I made a decision to go out to try and calm the situation down - I told the lad they are nice people and you need to calm down. "It was quite scary, they told us to get away from our windows and go to the back of the house". Thirty people were injured in the explosion, none of them seriously, in the wake of the subway blast , prompting the police to stage a massive hunt for those who are responsible for the fifth terrorist attack in the country over the past six months. Read More »

PM Modi bats for sweet revolution in Gujarat

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Outlining the initiatives undertaken by the Modi government, Adityanath said in a first, 30 crore poor people got access to banks even with zero balance along with a cover of accident and life insurance of Rs 2 Lakh. He said the CPI will soon start a mega campaign in the State on the misrule of Narendra Modi and injustice meted out to Andhra Pradesh after bifurcation of the State. Read More »

FEMA Shifts Focus To Restoring Electrical Power And Distributing Gasoline

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The storm only knocked out power to the air conditioning system. Florida's largest utility, Florida Power & Light Co, said western parts of Florida might be without electricity until September 22. FPL spokesman Peter Robbins released a statement Friday as well, that read in part, "What we know now is that a portion of the facility did, in fact, have power, that there was a hospital with power across the parking lot from this facility and that the nursing home was required to have a ... Read More »

New tropical depression forms in the eastern Atlantic

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Jose, the tropical storm now meandering through the Atlantic Ocean, is expected to produce high surf and life-threatening rip currents along parts of the East Coast over the next few days, the National Hurricane Center says . NHC forecasters say that Jose is expected to turn toward the east then southeast on Tuesday. The trend over the past couple of days has brought Jose further west. Read More »

Trump and South Korea's Moon pledge 'stronger pressure' on North Korea

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The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously twice in recent weeks to tighten economic sanctions on North Korea , including targeting shipments of oil and other fuel used in missile testing. "If our diplomatic efforts fail though, our military option will be the only one left", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told CBS News' " Face the Nation ". Read More »

Second man arrested in over London tube bombing

After the explosion in the London underground, injuring 29 people, the threat level of terrorist attacks in the country upgraded to "critical". Police said earlier on Sunday that a 21-year-old man, who has not been identified, was detained late on Saturday in Hounslow, on the western rim of the capital. Read More »

Haley calls for marking Trump's fire and fury comment 'not empty'

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And Trump tweets that he's asked Moon about " Rocket Man " - an apparent reference to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon). Asked about Trump's description of Kim, national security adviser H.R. The brawl over North Korea's nuclear issue has also made Beijing's relations with Washington more unpredictable. In recent weeks, USA president Donald Trump has repeatedly warned Kim against pursuing the policy - claiming the North would be met with " fire and fury ". Read More »

Not one, but THREE storms brewing in the Atlantic

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Some areas in the city will also get hit with winds of up to 30 miles per hour, based on the current projections. MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - As of Sunday evening, Maria intensified to a category 1 hurricane with winds of 75 miles per hour, heading straight for the Leeward Islands. Read More »

Pakistanis voting in Lahore for Sharif's parliament seat

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Kalsoom Nawaz managed to win the election from northeastern Lahore city - a stronghold of her husband's Pakistan Muslim League (PML) - after garnering over 59,000 votes. Strict security measures were seen in all over the constituency where police Pakistan Rangers and Pakistan Army kept alert for maintain smooth polling process. Read More »

Pregnant Maryland teacher shot in back of her head

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Police say that Tessier drove Wallen's auto to the apartment complex in Columbia, where the vehicle was later located. "He is a monster". He's been charged with first-degree murder. woman to woman". Tessier spoke at a news conference Monday , where he told reporters he had known Wallen for about 10 years. At that very moment, however, he was a person of interest, and the family knew it. Read More »

South Korea says Moon, Trump plan stronger North Korea sanctions

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Trump tweeted Sunday that he and South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed North Korea during their latest telephone conversation on Saturday. U.S. "And they have responded with more missile launches and a nuclear test". Mattis has warned the consequences of any military action would be "tragic on an unbelievable scale" and bring severe risk to US ally South Korea . Read More »

Second Suspect Arrested in London, Terror Threat Lowers to Severe

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The explosion and an ensuing stampede at Parsons Green station injured 29 people.None of the injuries, some of them burns, were believed to be life-threatening. Police said on Thursday that terrorism-related arrests had risen 68 percent over the past year. The UK threat level remained at critical, meaning another attack may be imminent. Read More »

Officer-involved shooting on Georgia Tech campus

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The GBI said that when officers arrived, they found Scott Schultz, 21, outside a dormitory with a knife. "Shoot me", Schultz can be heard saying about one minute before one of the officers fired. Georgia Tech released a statement Sunday morning, saying that Schultz had died, and said Schultz was a four-year computer engineering student from Lilburn. Read More »

NASCAR Champion Ted Christoper Dead in North Branford Plane Crash

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Police did not release the names, but Eyewitness News learned through several sources the identification of one of the victims. He made six starts in the NASCAR Cup Series, and he earned respect throughout the NASCAR community. Notably five time NASCAR Driver of the Year Jimmie Johnson tweeted his praise for Christopher while giving his condolences to the late driver's family. Read More »

Rex Tillerson: Closing US embassy in Cuba "under review"

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According to the AP, some of the victims felt vibrations or heard loud sounds in only parts of rooms, typically over their beds. The United States expelled two Cuban diplomats in late May after some U.S. "We have it under evaluation and it's a very serious issue with respect to the harm some individuals have suffered", said Tillerson in an interview with CBS. Read More »

Bangladesh to limit movement of Rohingya

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Abdus Salam, the top government administrator in the Cox's Bazar district hospital, said that some 150,000 children will be immunized over seven days for measles, rubella and polio. "I hope that as leaders' wives, we can rally humanitarian efforts to contribute positively to the process and thus mobilize the worldwide community", she said, according to a statement from the Presidency. Read More »

Hurricane Maria expected to strengthen while heading toward Caribbean

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A watch is typically issued 48 hours before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force winds, conditions that make outside preparations hard or risky. The National Hurricane Center , while continuing to forecast that Jose will stay offshore, warned those along the East Coast to keep an eye on the storm, which may grow large enough to prompt tropical storm watches for some coastal areas soon. Read More »

Strong DCU representation in All-Ireland Football Final 2017

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Mayo: D. Clarke; C. Barrett, B. Harrison, P. Durcan; L. Keegan (1-0), K. Higgins, C. Boyle (0-1); S. O'Shea, T. Parsons; K. McLoughlin (0-2), A. O'Shea, D. This latest heartbreaking defeat means Mayo have lost 11 finals since they last won the Championship in 1951. But Vaughan got a straight red for charging into Small in the aftermath so, instead of being a man up with a kickable free, both were down to 14 men and the free was reversed. Read More »

Hurricane Jose moves north; expected to impact New Jersey, Long Island

The HWRF (Hurricane Weather Research and Forecast) model used by the National Hurricane Center , shows the outer bands of Jose possibly skirting the Outer Banks on Monday night. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 150 miles (240 km). Read More »