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Here's how much the Clintons and Obama received from Harvey Weinstein

The former American presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton says she feels a "terrible sense of responsibility" for not defeating Donald Trump in last year's race for the White House. I think a number of folks he has given to in this campaign cycle are returning those funds". The Times reported that Weinstein pressured younger women into giving him massages and asked them to watch him bathe, among other harassment. Read More »

International Monetary Fund raises China growth forecast for 2017 to 6.8 pct

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But an International Monetary Fund official briefing the media about the World Economic Outlook report called it a "blip" in a longer term positive picture for India . But despite the rosier near-term outlook, the fund is concerned about growing debt in the country. At its current rate of 5.6 per cent, Australia has historically low levels of unemployment, but the growth in wages has stalled at 1.9 per cent, barely keeping up with the cost of living. Read More »

Yogi government plans 100-mt-tall Lord Ram statue in Ayodhya

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According to the Newspaper, The state government made its presentation before me on Monday", he said." Ayodhya , which is respected to all due to being the land of Lord Rama, has been neglected culturally. This comes amid the reports that a grand temple worth Rs. 30 crore is going to be built in honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh . Read More »

Trump Suggests He's Got a Higher IQ Than Rex Tillerson

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Last week Mr Tillerson called a news conference to deny reports that he was considering quitting. But let's be frank, Tillerson only said what so any others also believe: the president of the United States is intellectually incapable of the complex thought necessary to lead the country. Read More »

Theresa May finally reveals plans for Britain after Brexit

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On Northern Ireland, the negotiators will seek agreement on drafting on the Common Travel Area (CTA - the longstanding agreement between Ireland and the United Kingdom on certain freedom of movement provisions) - the CTA pre-dates the United Kingdom and Ireland's membership of the EU. Read More »

Iran vows 'crushing' response if USA designates IRGC as terror group

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The Islamic Republic foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi told reporters that Iran hopes the USA will not make "this strategic and important mistake". Trump is also expected to designate Iran's most powerful security force, the Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a terrorist organisation, as he rolls out a broader USA strategy on Iran. Read More »

Heavy rains claims two lives in Kolkata, North 24 Parganas

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A day after torrential rain battered the city, Kolkatans today heaved a sigh of relief as the weather relented, with a deep depression that had triggered the downpour moving towards the western part of West Bengal. Flight services to and from the NSCBIA were disrupted because of the weather conditions. National carrier Air India (AI) said five of its flights could not land at the airport here and were diverted to other destinations. Read More »

Is the India-China Border Heating Up Again?

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Sitharaman then asked the soldier "What would you say in Chinese?" The defense minister's visit to the border area comes more than a month since Indian and Chinese troops disengaged after almost a 70-day standoff at Dokalam. The Doklam Plateau is claimed by both Beijing and Bhutan as their territory. "This is commonly regarded as the attitude of the Narendra Modi government ". Read More »

Gujarat govt cuts Value-Added Tax on Petrol and Diesel by 4 percent

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According to reports, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani reduced Value-Added Tax on petrol and diesel by 4 per cent, thus bringing down petrol prices by Rs.2.93 and diesel by Rs.2.72 in the state. Kerala government has already rejected the proposal stating that the move will be unfavourable to the state as it significantly cuts down on the revenue. Read More »

Liberia goes to polls for presidential elections

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She urged people to vote peacefully in a nation still recovering from a 14-year civil war. Many residents are calling for a president who delivers on promises to improve the economy, increase employment and improve access to electricity. Read More »

Police force's tweet featuring 'The Office' GIF is insensitive, also kinda amusing

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The force on Monday used a meme from the American version of sitcom The Office to illustrate how it felt when officers had to inform family members about a fatality. Another unhappy user tweeted her disgust that '.they dragged Steve Carell into this mess'. She said the New Zealand Police service is "extremely sorry and will learn from this", but added that the staff member responsible would not lose their job. Read More »

Could the US Go To War With North Korea Tonight?

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Kim was pictured giving a speech to his politburo in Pyongyang amid rumours that the country is preparing for another missile test. While Borderless News has no inside information on this, it's possible he believes Trump is the one who could be the ultimate end of the regime. Read More »

USA beat Ghana 1-0, through to Round of 16

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Akinola, a Detroit native, entered in the 63rd minute and scored off a pass from Chris Goslin, beating onrushing goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim. Ghana and US have met twice before in the U-17 World Cup, with the Black Starlets claiming 2-0 wins in both 1995 in Quito and 1999 in Auckland. Read More »

After Rahul Gandhi, BJP heavyweights to visit Amethi

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Virbhadra Singh is now facing stiff opposition within the party from Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee president Sukhwinder Sukhu. "I have made a decision to join the BJP". A resolution in this regard was passed during the meeting of the newly elected members of the state Congress and district unit heads which was held at the Vidhan Sabha auditorium here. Read More »

Three Hizb militants killed in Shopian encounter

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The terrorists were trapped in Shopian's Gatipora village. "Initial reports said three militants were hiding in the house", a police officer said. Khalid was constantly exploring the opportunities to attack security forces and establishments, the spokesman said adding that the slain militant would incite young boys to join his outfit to carry out grenade attacks on behalf of Pakistan-based commanders for monetary benefits. Read More »

Sampaoli turns to Argentina duo for World Cup qualifier

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The side are placed a precarious sixth in the South American standings, though a win over Ecuador would enable them to assure at least a play-off place against New Zealand . While Argentina still have high hopes of reaching the World Cup, opponents Ecuador have nothing to play for but pride at the Estadio Olimpico Atahualpa. Read More »

Three Upstate NY breweries win medals at prestigious Great American Beer Fest

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Saint Arnold Brewing Co . won three medals for their delicious craft beers at Great American Beer Festival (GABF) earlier today. "And seeing a lot of these brewers win gold, we're really proud of that". In all, medals were awarded in 98 different beer style categories. Previous year at the Great American Beer Festival, Flying Fish Brewing Co . of Somerdale took home two medals, winning for their HopFish IPA and their Red Fish beer. Read More »

Iran warns U.S. not to act against elite force

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Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi made the remarks in his weekly press conference on Monday. while asked to comment about IRGC chief's warning against Washington's new sanctions on Iran under the pretext of the country's missile program and " supporting terrorism". Read More »

No signs of North Korea provocations for anniversary — South Korea military

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Analysts believed such a test could take place on Tuesday-which could be Monday in the USA due to the time difference-marking the founding of North Korea's communist Worker's Party. The threat of an imminent missile launch came after Russian lawmakers who visited North Korea last week said they were told by officials a new test launch was being prepared. Read More »

Russia's Justice Ministry promises tit-for-tat measures against USA media

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The Justice Ministry said that it has informed Radio Liberty and 2 other United States media outlets of possible restrictions under the "foreign agent" law. Possible response measures may range from quantitative restrictions to denial of accreditation with the Russian foreign ministry. Russian Federation has denied any interference with the vote. Read More »

Car Dealership Gives Free Truck to Veteran Who Saved Las Vegas Victims

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After finding a truck with the keys still inside near the Route 91 Harvest Festival venue, 29-year-old Taylor Winston made multiple trips to the hospital after shots rang out, according to CNN . The full post read:At B5Motors we have been overwhelmed with the heartbreaking stories coming out of Vegas. He's planning on selling his current truck and donating the money to the victims of the massacre . Read More »

Texas Tech police officer shot & killed on campus in Lubbock

The extent of injuries to the shooting victim was not immediately known, CBS DFW reported. Cook says officers brought the suspect to the campus police station for standard debriefing. Continue to shelter in place. Texas Tech police say early in the evening they made a student welfare check. The Lubbock SWAT team is on scene looking for the gunman. Read More »

Las Vegas gunman shot security guard minutes before massacre, police say

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Contrary to reports that Paddock may have planned to escape, the officers said that instead it appeared he may have planned to have a shootout with the police. "Before we were trained to form a perimeter and hope for the best", Lombardo said. Saying they could find "no known nexus" to suggest Paddock was acting on behalf of Islamic State, Las Vegas police confirmed he was alone in room 32135 of the Mandalay Bay casino when he opened fire last Sunday night. Read More »