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Neech Aadmi: After Rahul's disapproval, Mani Shankar Aiyar apologises

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Modi said Aiyar came from a good family, has a number of university degrees, was a diplomat for a number of years and remained a Minister in the Manmohan Singh government, but was resorting to such insults. So if it has some other meaning or it means "low-born" only, then I apologise for the wrong translation. In English there's a clear distinction between "low" and "low born". Read More »

Aztec High School Shooting Confirmed by Police

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The sherrif's officer said: "Aztec High School is locked down and being evacuated". Numerous people have posted to Facebook Thursday morning about the shooting. Deputies with the San Juan County Sheriff's Office told reporters that a suspect was in custody but they did not release any other information. This is a developing story . Read More »

Trump says government shutdown could happen, blames Democrats

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The Republican president said on Wednesday that Democrats were looking at something "very dangerous" for the United States: "They are looking at shutting down". Two aides familiar with the meeting but not authorized to discuss it publicly said the lawmakers discussed the legislative agenda for weeks ahead. The hard-right House Freedom Caucus is showing an openness to a deal that would prevent a partial government shutdown this weekend. Read More »

Nia Sharma becomes the second sexiest Asian woman

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Interestingly, Chopra has dethroned her peer and friend Deepika Padukone, who had bagged the honour past year. The talented actress was thrilled to be second after her inspiration Priyanka Chopra. Up one place from past year, the talented actress said she can now dare to dream of reaching Chopra's heights. "I owe my fans this joy and want to share it with them despite not being able to digest the development". Read More »

Ladbrokes Coral and GVC are back in "detailed" takeover talks

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Shares in the 230-year-old Ladbrokes jumped 26 percent in early trading, while GVC shares rose 6 percent on confirmation of the long-rumored offer, which is in cash and shares. It comes amid a wave of consolidation in the sector, which has been under pressure pending the review, which is expected to significantly cut earnings from the lucrative betting machines - dubbed the crack cocaine of gambling . Read More »

Raila Odinga tells off United States over his swearing-in plan

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Prof Muigai went on to add that if an inauguration is not overseen by Chief Justice David Maraga is null, void and illegal. "The criminal law of the Republic of Kenya stipulates that sort of process is high treason", he said. government, urged Odinga to call off his planned swearing-in and instead "work within Kenya's laws" to seek reform. Kenyatta won with over 98 percent of the votes and was inaugurated last week. Read More »

Love Jihad : Labourer hacked and burnt alive in Rajasthan

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Prima-facie, it seems Shambhu Lal killed the victim over a personal rivalry", said SP Rajsamand Manoj Kumar. "Although the police have arrested the murderer Shambhu Lal Regar and the nephew who had shot the video, but it is important to reach the people who motivated him to carry out this murder", it read. Read More »

Sanctuary Sheriff Lupe Valdez Announces Run for Texas Governor

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Speaking with reporters after filing, Valdez said she was undaunted by the challenge, particularly when it comes to fundraising. "Like so many hardworking Texans, I know it's tough deciding between buying food, finding a decent place to live, and setting aside money for college tuition", Valdez said in a written statement published by the Texas Tribune. Read More »

Katko supports House bill to expand concealed-carry gun rights

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The measure would allow gun owners with a state-issued concealed-carry permit to carry a handgun in any state that allows concealed weapons. "This vote marks a watershed moment for Second Amendment rights", said Chris Cox, executive director of the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action". Read More »

Mueller's budget tops $3.2 million so far in Trump-Russia probe

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The bulk of the spending - $1.7 million - has been on personnel salary and benefits, according to the report . The $6.7 million in expenses includes $3.2 million attributable directly to the prosecutors and staff working for Mueller , and another $3.5 million from U.S. Read More »

House Intelligence committee questions Donald Trump Jr. on Russian Federation contacts

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President Trump has repeatedly denied knowing about the meeting, which included his son, Mr. Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, until it was reported last summer. Days after Trump's first statement on the story, Trump Jr. published an email chain showing he set up the meeting with Rob Goldstone, the publicist of Russian oligarch Emin Agalarov, after being offered help from the Russian government in the form of "official documents and ... Read More »

Lake effect snow arriving Tuesday night

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Most of IN will be dry through the day. According the report, this will result in "several high impact lake-effect snow events". Tomorrow, those winds shift more to the NW, and that will increase lake effect snow potential over northern tier counties in IN, mostly Laporte, St. Read More »

Aadhaar linking deadline will be extended to March 31, Centre tells SC

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The Supreme Court now will be setting up a five-judge Constitution Bench next week to hear several pleas seeking an interim stay on the Centre's decision of mandatory linking of Aadhaar. On June 1, 2017, PML Rules have been amended to make Aadhaar mandatory for linking all bank accounts, insurance, pension, mutual funds and DMAT accounts. Read More »

The DPRK announced the successful test of a missile "And 15"

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The airline rerouted its daily flights between the South Korean capital Seoul and Los Angeles after a North Korean missile launch in July, the report said quoting a spokesperson for Singapore Airlines. " At the moment, no one is changing any routes or operating parameters ", the airline said in a statement. The resolution, passed unanimously at a plenary meeting of the lower house, strongly protests against the missile launch last Wednesday, demanding that North Korea not conduct ... Read More »

First Lady Melania Trump Stops by Whataburger While in Texas

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Trump, Second Lady Karen Pence and their team visited the flagship location of Whataburger in Corpus Christi. First Lady Melania Trump and Second Lady Karen Pence on Wednesday visited popular Texas hamburger chain Whataburger while in the state to meet with victims of Hurricane Harvey. Read More »

Defence Ministry Refutes Allegation of Flying Drone in China's Airspace

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After Chinese state media alleged that an Indian drone "invaded" their airspace , the Defence Ministry said the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) had crashed into Chinese territory due to some technical problem. The matter is being dealt with in accordance with established protocols and through institutional mechanisms that exist for similar situations in the India- China border areas, the statement added. Read More »

Rupert Murdoch's LA home 'burning down' in wildfire

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The home of 21st Century Fox and Fox News Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch , located on a vineyard outside of Los Angeles, is "burning down" in Southern California's wildfires, according to an NBC News report on Wednesday. A Moraga employee reached by phone said all employees had been evacuated, but could not confirm whether the property or its facilities had been directly affected by the fire. Read More »

One-third of GOP voters want someone other than Trump for 2020

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Men are more likely to favor a Republican candidate than a Democratic candidate, but by a much narrower margin of 43 versus 36 percent. In fact, 37% of Trump supporters claim that there is nothing Trump could do do lose their support. Almost a third of Republicans say they would prefer a candidate other than Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDems resurface Flynn's "lock her up" comments after Mueller charges Congress must stop private prisons from receiving tax breaks Evangelicals were with ... Read More »

US Assured Pakistan Of 'No Indian Military Role In Afghanistan'

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We are still suffering very badly from the Afghan war. The military's top brass in the meeting paid special attention to the impacts of the situation in Afghanistan on Pakistan as well as the region. When asked if he would "prod" Islamabad to take more action, he replied: "That's not the way I deal with issues. He assured that USA is ready to play its role in addressing Pakistan's legitimate concerns, saying that his aim is not to make demands but find common grounds to work together". Read More »

It's done! Same-sex marriage is now 100% legal in Australia

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Only four MPs in the lower house voted against a private bill on Thursday, just over a week after it was agreed to by the Senate. The legislation will become law as soon as it is granted royal assent by the Governor-General. Australia's Senate had voted decisively in favour of the gay marriage Bill last week, reported the BBC. "And now it is up to us here in the parliament of Australia to get on with it". Read More »