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Business leader welcomes Government's business strategy

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The UK has committed to raising total research and development (R&D) investment to 2.4% of GDP by 2027 and increasing the rate of R&D tax credit to 12%. "Investments by world-renowned companies like MSD and QIAGEN demonstrate that the UK's science base is truly world-leading and an exceptional national strength". Read More »

Akshay Kumar's 'PadMan': Poster release

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The film is inspired by the life of Coimbatore-based Arunachalam Muruganantham, who found a way to make affordable sanitary napkins for women in his village. Both the films were expected to release on Republic day, Akshay Kumar clears the air about the rumours and said, "There is a lot of false information that is being circulated over both films releasing on the same day". Read More »

Laloo on Downgraded Security Cover: PM Modi Cannot Scare me!

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The RJD Chief said, "If a son comes to know that his father is being conspired against, his security is being revoked, he will react". I don't approve of this (language). The "Z" cover of Chaudhary has been scaled down to "Y plus", entailing less manpower and other paraphernalia. Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi also reacted strongly to his statement and said he would be taught a lesson by the public. Read More »

Man who survived Las Vegas shooting killed in hit-and-run, wife says

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Roy McClellan, 52, was hit by a Chevrolet Camaro on November 17 in Pahrump, southern Nevada, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Roy McClellan had weeks earlier escaped Stephen Paddock's barrage of gunfire which left 59 people dead at the Route 91 Harvest music festival, in one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. Read More »

SC rejects DNA test plea of woman claiming to be Jaya's daughter

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The 37-year-old Bengaluru woman, Amrutha alias Manjula had claimed to be the biological daughter of Jayalalitha and had also agreed for a DNA test to vindicate her claims. She has also sought direction to exhume Jayalalithaa's body, which now rests at the Marina Beach. She referred to a Supreme Court judgment in the N.D. Read More »

Trump returns to Palm Beach golf club on Sunday

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Over the course of his entire presidency, Obama golfed a total of 333 times, which averages out to a little more than 40 times a year. NBC News is reporting that already with less than a year in office , Trump has spent visited the Trump National Bedminster 39 times, the Trump International West Palm, 17 times, the Trump Potomac Falls, 23 times and the Trump National Jupiter once. Read More »

'Hillary people' wished I was 'raped,' says Susan Sarandon

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London, Nov 27 Legendary actor Susan Sarandon said if Hillary Clinton had won last year's US Presidential Elections, the US would be in war zone today. According to Contactmusic, the 71-year-old actress has revealed that one of her friends who has already spoken out about an ordeal she has been through, but is too "tired" to come forward again to tell her story of being taken advantage of by another insider. Read More »

Jays earn No. 9, will host

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The winner between the Boilermakers and the Panthers will square off with the victor between Cleveland State (22-7, 13-3 Horizon League) and No. 11 Utah (22-9, 13-7 Pac-12). The crowd at the Koch Arena Champions Club cheered and clapped when Wichita State popped up as the No. 16 seed and then, moments later, as a host. "It's right down the road and that's what we've been working toward all season", Payne said of the Final Four. Read More »

Triple J's Hottest 100 moved from Australia Day

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We all agreed that the Hottest 100 shouldn't be part of a debate about the day it's on. It's a ludicrous comparison on a number of fronts, but it seems absurdly offensive to compare calls from Indigenous Australians to change the date Australia Day is celebrated on because of this country's history of genocide and colonisation to a campaign to get Taylor Swift in the Hottest 100 . Read More »

Hanson still hopeful of picking up 10 seats

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IN THE end One Nation failed to deliver on its bravado ahead of the Queensland election. We can also be sure that One Nation and Hanson will manage to find a silver lining to the dark cloud that has covered their recent election loss. "There's still preferences and a lot of people don't follow the how-to-vote cards", she told reporters. But he has ruled out forming a coalition with One Nation or giving them a seat in cabinet. Read More »

Officer-involved shooting in Arlington mall

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The officer was responding to a report that someone was stealing from a store. Christopher Cook said the suspect ran away from the officer to the upper-level of the food court and produced a fake gun that appeared to mimic a real weapon. The same post reported one person the police referred to as a suspect was involved in the shooting. According to a report by KXAS-TV, a NBC-affiliated news station based in Dallas-Fort Worth, Cook said, "This happened when the mall was extremely busy". Read More »

Arrest made after shooting on Florida Turnpike injures 2

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Saturday, troopers said. The FHP said the victims were taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with gunshot wounds after 12 shots were fired at their auto. Along with the victims' account, troopers used surveillance video to connect Donald to the shooting. Officials initially said the two were shot, but after doctors examined them, it was determined that none of the bullets hit them directly. Read More »

Daughter Receives Flowers from Father 5 Years After His Death

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A DAD sent his daughter flowers for her 21st birthday - five years after he passed away. But before he died, he prepaid for flowers to be delivered to her up until she turned 21. The Eastern Tennessee University student said this year's gift and birthday card were especially meaningful. I was 21 when my dad died, i m now 50. Read More »

New Gun Background Check Record on Black Friday

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According to Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics, there were 203,086 requests for background checks on firearm purchases on Friday, setting a new all-time record for single day requests. The new record comes several weeks after a Texas church shooting that left 26 dead placed the national background check system in the spotlight. The Sutherland Springs church shooter was former Air Force enlisted-man Devin Kelley, who under USA law should not have been able to purchase a firearm. Read More »

Pouille's decisive win hands France 10th Davis Cup

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Lucas Pouille throttled Belgium's Steve Darcis 6-3, 6-1, 6-0 in yetserday's decisive fifth rubber to clinch a 10th Davis Cup title for France in front of a passionate Lille crowd. World No. 7 Goffin scored two points in the final this weekend, while for Belgium, the first title at the tournament is still a step away. Darcis was unable to recover from that setback, and completely wilted in the second set - the 33-year-old saving a break point in game one, but failing to hold serve again. Read More »

Shooting at Galleria at Crystal Run

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Police say there is no danger to the community following the incident. Two people were injured, but it is not clear whether the two people injured were shot. Police have evacuated a mall in NY amid reports of a shooting. No information was immediately available on the victims. Middletown is about 70 miles north of New York City. Read More »

Shark bites man at Pebble Beach

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The man was with his father at the time. One of the deputies was trained in emergency field medicine and applied a tourniquet to the man's leg, stopping his massive blood loss. The area has been the site of several shark attacks in the past. Another shark sighting had fisherman on edge this week in Southern California. However, in March a great white shark attacked a kayak in Monterey Bay, knocking the kayaker into the water. Read More »

After Shabbat works proceed, Health Minister Litzman quits the cabinet

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Later, Netanyahu at a government meeting said that he regrets Litzman's decision, describing him as 'an excellent health minister who did much for the health of Israel's citizens.' He said his coalition would not dissolve over the issue. Netanyahu had reportedly been seeking to persuade Litzman not to resign by offering backing for various measures the health minister and his supporters favour. Read More »

Trump criticizes CNN for 'representing USA poorly to the world'

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United States President Donald Trump took a break from golf to back his favourite cable news station and bash the network he finds most damaging. "Thinking about @cnni and my courageous and hard-working colleagues there who cover famines and wars and politics and terrorism and everything else". Read More »

Trump chooses legislative agenda over GOP repulsion of Moore

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Luther Strange in the September Alabama Republican primary but moved quickly to embrace Moore after he won. In his first extensive remarks on the matter this week, Trump emphasized that the Alabama Republican had denied the women's claims and asserted that he did not want a Democrat to win the Senate race. Read More »

At least 22 injured in Tenerife dancefloor collapse

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A spokesman said firefighters rescued "several people" who had become trapped at the scene. Clubbers fell through the floor to the basement of the Butterfly Disco Pub at about 02:30 local time (02:30 GMT) on Sunday morning. Injuries included broken legs, ankle sprains and bruises. Two of the injuries were deemed serious. Video posted by Tenerife firefighters showed a gaping hole in front of the club's stage. Read More »

Pelosi says she believes John Conyers 'will do the right thing'

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Instead, she insisted that the accused member of Congress deserved "due process". When asked what was the payout for, the accused congressman strongly denied that it was to compensate the sexual harassment accusation . On Clinton, Pelosi said, "I think it is a generational change". "And is the right thing what?" Still, calling the allegations against Conyers a "big distraction", Pelosi said there may be a close review of the 88-year-old's status as the top member on the House ... Read More »

Anyone for crickets? Finnish bakery sells bread made from insect

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Juhani Sibakov, the head of innovations at Fazer, says it offer consumers with a good protein source. According to United Nations estimates, at least two billion people eat insects . A Finnish bakery has launched what it claims to be the world's first insect-based bread to be offered to consumers in stores. It will roll out this month in Helsinki, then expand across Finland . Read More »

Putin: Disintegration of Syria Prevented

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Gerasimov said forces would likely be "substantially" reduced but leave Russian Federation with two military bases, a ceasefire-monitoring center and "a number of necessary structures to support the situation which has developed" in Syria . Read More »

Saudi Crown Prince to 'chase terrorism until it disappears'

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Saudi Arabia's assertive crown prince on Sunday opened the first high-level meeting of a kingdom-led alliance of Muslim nations against terrorism, vowing that extremists will no longer "tarnish our handsome religion". The coalition's formation specifically has been the focus of debate in Pakistan after former Pakistani military chief Raheel Sharif was appointed as IMCTC's first commander. Read More »