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Modi's party set for landslide win in India's most populous state

Modi's party set for landslide win in India's most populous state

It can gloat about Punjab, which it has swept, and possibly about Manipur and Goa where it might be able to form governments. Some of Modi's key reforms, such as a nationwide sales tax, have come un...

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Arsenal awake from slumber to end Lincoln run

Arsenal awake from slumber to end Lincoln run

I am just focused on the next game". I think we had an outstanding game against Bayern Munich. "We've played against some world-class players so we must come away from this as better players and bette...

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Everton Bash West Brom As Bournemouth, Hull Win

Everton Bash West Brom As Bournemouth, Hull Win

Everton's display emphasised their increased solidity in defence since Roberto Martinez's departure, while there were no signs of that negatively impacting their effectiveness going forward as they e...

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US Attorney Preet Bharara Will Not Resign

Acting Attorney General Dana Boente asked Bharara to resign on Trump's behalf Friday, along with all 45 other holdout US attorneys from Barack Obama's administration. He was appointed to his positio...

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Polish PM accuses Hollande of blackmail, mocks his 4% poll rating

Polish PM accuses Hollande of blackmail, mocks his 4% poll rating

She added that Mr Tusk was not impartial. Hours after the letter was circulated, Tusk said at the news conference that he is "responsible for European values and principles". Szydlo made no threats ...

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Milton Man Charged for Possession of Child Pornography

Milton Man Charged for Possession of Child Pornography

Another man, Jonah Authement, 20, is accused of receiving the files and is charged with cruelty toward a child/promoting sexual performance by a child and obscene communication/computer solicitation. ...

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Seven killed after helicopter slams into TV tower near Istanbul

Seven killed after helicopter slams into TV tower near Istanbul

Officials had earlier said five bodies were recovered from the scene of the crash , without providing information on the fate of two others. Initial reports said the helicopter crashed into a...

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Bomb Threat Texted to Jewish Organization in Third Incident This Week

Bomb Threat Texted to Jewish Organization in Third Incident This Week

And in Vancouver, Canada, for the first time, a Jewish Community Center received a bomb threat Tuesday night as well. Police officials said no explosives were found, but they did confirm a threat ...

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Russia, Turkey, US Hold Military Talks Amid Syria Standoff

Reuters reported earlier Monday that the Manbij Military Council (MMC) of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF ) said the town and its rural area are protected by the council under the surveillance of...

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Video of Kim Jong Nam's son emerges; family relocated to safety

Video of Kim Jong Nam's son emerges; family relocated to safety

Malaysian officials say Kim Jong Nam died after two women rubbed a deadly poison, VX nerve agent, on his face at the Kuala Lumpur airport. It is not clear who is behind the group, which says it ca...

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China gives Trump preliminary approval for 38 new trademarks

China gives Trump preliminary approval for 38 new trademarks

Trump's lawyers in China applied for the trademarks in April 2016 during the president's election campaign. Now critics have questioned the ethics of Trump continuing to conduct business in China, a...

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Iraqi Forces Enter Western Mosul, in Fierce Battle Against ISIS

Iraqi Forces Enter Western Mosul, in Fierce Battle Against ISIS

Iraqi forces battling IS militants in Mosul appear to be closing in on a decisive victory having already liberated most Iraqi cities that fell under the extremists groups control over the course of 20...

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Massachusetts JCC evacuated After Bomb Threats

Massachusetts JCC evacuated After Bomb Threats

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today he is launching a law enforcement investigation into the latest Jewish Community Center threats in NY. The Anti-Defamation League and several Jewish community cente...

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Malta's Azure Window collapses into the sea

Malta's Azure Window collapses into the sea

I have just been informed that the handsome Tieqa tad-Dwejra in #Gozo has collapsed. Prime Minister Muscat said the famous Mediterranean landmark had always faced destruction because of natural co...

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Poachers kill rhino at French zoo

Poachers kill rhino at French zoo

The world population of southern white rhino, once on the brink of extinction, has in recent times recovered to around 20,000. Zoo director Thierry Duguet described the attack as "unbelievable" an...

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Gayatri Prajapati should surrender, resign: Samajwadi Party

Gayatri Prajapati should surrender, resign: Samajwadi Party

Gayatri Prajapati, the rape-accused Uttar Pradesh minister who has been missing for days, failed to get any protection from arrest today from the Supreme Court. The apex court had directed the Uttar P...

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Arun Jaitley says Arvind Kejriwal's defamatory statements a deflecting tactic

Arun Jaitley says Arvind Kejriwal's defamatory statements a deflecting tactic

Taking a jibe at Arun Jaitley, Jethmalani asked, "There is no objective rational reason, besides the value that you put on yourself?" Addressing a gathering of financial advisors of various minister...

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Girls: 36 local female-owned businesses to support on International Woman's Day

But it is also a day when women across the world stand united in a call to action for being bold for change. Anyway, rather than let it bum you out that women have chose to avoid work and shoppi...

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Malaysia joins chorus of protests against North Korean missile launches

Malaysia joins chorus of protests against North Korean missile launches

Without the cipher books, the messages were meaningless. Referring to the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, Jasser compared North Korea's willingness to use weapons of mass destruction in another co...

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Twelve people treated for potential chemical weapons exposure in Mosul

Twelve people treated for potential chemical weapons exposure in Mosul

The World Health Organization said it has activated "an emergency response plan" with partners and local health authorities to safely treat people who may be exposed to a highly toxic chemical. IHS co...

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German Town Receives Bomb Threat After Cancelling Turkish Rally

German Town Receives Bomb Threat After Cancelling Turkish Rally

The Union of European Turkish Democrats, who arranged the Gaggenau rally, also had their event in Cologne cancelled where Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci was expected to speak. "It is unacce...

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Cuomo Announces NY-Israel Commission On Unity Trip Overseas

Cuomo Announces NY-Israel Commission On Unity Trip Overseas

Cuomo, governor of a state with the largest Jewish population outside of Israel, said that NY has "put together a special unit of the State Police" to deal with the issue, and has "reacted aggressivel...

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Colts lose coin toss, get 15th overall pick in National Football League draft

The Colts and Vikings are in a dead heat in the drafting process - identical 8-8 records and strength of schedule - and that required a coin flip to break the tie. 12) to the Cleveland Browns as par...

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Latest round of Syria peace talks ends on positive note

Latest round of Syria peace talks ends on positive note

Syria's first U.N. -led peace talks in nearly a year ended on Friday without breakthrough but the United Nations mediator said the warring parties now had a clear agenda to pursue a political solution...

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Oil slips as USA stockpiles set record despite cuts

Oil slips as USA stockpiles set record despite cuts

Production averaged nearly 9 million barrels per day (bpd) in the four weeks to February 24, according to the latest weekly estimates published by the Energy Information Administration. Brent for May ...

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Turkey to strike Syrian Kurd militia unless it leaves Manbij

Turkey to strike Syrian Kurd militia unless it leaves Manbij

A USA -allied militia in northern Syria said on Thursday it had agreed to hand over villages on the front line with Turkey-backed rebels to Syrian government control under an agreement with Russian Fe...

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LeEco denies India exit rumors, to soon launch new smartphones and TVs

LeEco denies India exit rumors, to soon launch new smartphones and TVs

It's too early to comment on LeEco's future as we don't have concrete word from the company. It exited offline sales due to limited funds allotted for the Indian market following the same. Though, a...

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Trump to host Germany's Merkel at the White House

The attack has increased pressure on Merkel's government to get tough and reduce number of asylum seekers. "Measures will be taken in the Tunisian consulates in Germany to help in their identificati...

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RSS man announces bounty for Kerala CM's head, gets panned

RSS All-India Sah Prachar Pramukh J Nandkumar issued a statement saying Chandrawat's remarks were "not an official version of the RSS". While holding the chief minister responsible for the murders, Ch...

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President Trump Pays Tribute To Fallen Navy SEAL At Congress Address

The thunderous applause, a standing ovation tribute to him, lasted almost two minutes. "And Ryan is looking down right now and I think he's very happy because he broke a record", Trump ad libbed, appa...

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Fruit war: Congress says PM lied, misquoted Rahul Gandhi

Fruit war: Congress says PM lied, misquoted Rahul Gandhi

The Congress got more jolts as Parliamentary Secretary V Valte, lone tribal woman MLA Nemcha Kipgen and some other prominent lawmakers, who had been ministers for a long time, quit the party and cross...

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US Strikes in Yemen Target al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula

The strikes were conducted in partnership with the Government of Yemen, and were coordinated with President Hadi. Al-Qaida has seized large swaths of land in Yemen and entire cities starting in 2011...

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European Union takes step closer to allowing Ukrainians visa-free entry

The European Parliament will vote on legislative resolution on the abolition of visa requirements for Ukrainian citizens on April 5. Bulgaria and Romania, the European Parliament is leaning on its e...

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Russian Federation probe looms over Coats' bid to become national intelligence director

President-elect Trump denied his campaign had contacts with the Russian government, accusing the U.S. intelligence agencies as well as the Obama administration of hyping the story about his Russian ti...

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Orlando Gunman's Wife Released from Federal Custody Pending Trial

Her attorney has said that Salman was a victim of domestic abuse by Mateen and has diminished mental capacity. But U.S. Magistrate Judge Donna Ryu said in an Oakland courtroom that the government ha...

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United Nations Accuse Both Sides Of War Crimes In Aleppo

United Nations Accuse Both Sides Of War Crimes In Aleppo

The battle late previous year for control over Syria's war-ravaged Aleppo was a stage of unrelenting violence, with civilians on both sides falling victim to war crimes committed by all parties, read ...

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It's Pancake Day - so here's a JS Bach pancake, obviously

The dish is available at £5.95 on EatFirst.com for Shrove Tuesday. Shrove Tuesday - which can also be celebrated in the form of "Fat Tuesday" or "Mardi Gras" - is celebrated all over the world i...

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Lent is a time to prepare for Easter

Lent is a time to prepare for Easter

The words spoken during the imposition of the ashes are "Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return". If there were ever a year to bring a little more sparkle to the Ash Wednesday ri...

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Trump Says His 'Great, Great Wall' Will End 'Lawless Chaos'

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it will accept "concept papers" for the wall's design beginning next week and will choose the best ones by March 20. Nineteen of the interested vendors are woma...

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EU Tightens Sanctions On North Korea In Response To Nuclear Test

But it seems that even the slightest volatility in North Korea-China relations is enough for Washington and Beijing to put aside their differences to focus on a much bigger and much more unsafe issue ...

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Iraq takes another major district in western Mosul

Gen. Raid Shakir Jaudat of the Iraqi Federal Police told CNN. The Iraqi army launches a rocket toward Islamic State militants during a battle near Ghozlani military complex, south of Mosul, Iraq. Ro...

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Syrian opposition says to meet Russian officials at Geneva talks on Monday

The Geneva talks are the fourth to take place under the United Nations auspices and the first since last April. Meanwhile, the High Negotiation Committee (HNC) - Syria's main opposition group - was ...

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Beloved hippo Gustavito brutally attacked in El Salvador zoo

Beloved hippo Gustavito brutally attacked in El Salvador zoo

Zoo keepers did not realize that the animal had been injured until Thursday, however, when he started acting strangely, refusing to eat and spending most of his time curled up in his pool of water. He...

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BMW considers making electric Mini outside United Kingdom due to Brexit worries

BMW considers making electric Mini outside United Kingdom due to Brexit worries

News of BMW potentially moving production of Minis away from Britain could be the latest blow for the UK's vehicle industry, which has been come under pressure over the last few months. BMW prepare...

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Grace Episcopal to host Ash Wednesday services

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. Ash Wednesday's weather calls for likely rain before 1 p.m., and then snow showers, with a high in the lower 40s and gusty north-northwest wi...

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Bears must look elsewhere for safety as Eric Berry signs massive deal

The Chiefs were busy on Tuesday as they also released veteran running back Jamaal Charles and had guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif in to sign his contract extension. The ex-NFL All-Pro is the Chiefs al...

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99-year-old woman 'arrested' to check off bucket list

And her wish finally came true after police in Nijmegen-Zuid, eastern Netherlands, granted her her wish of getting the "inside experience". The face of her though. "[An officer] chose to look into t...

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Top US, Chinese diplomats meet to discuss relationship

President Donald Trump briefly on the same day. Chinese state news agency Xinhua reported that the USA president pledged to improve bilateral high-level exchanges and cooperation in all areas betw...

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Group of Parisians launch Obama 2017 French presidential campaign

Even though the former USA president can not legally run in the two-round April-May election as a foreigner, the jokesters online petition has been signed by more than 40,000 people. "We came up wit...

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South Korea's opposition threatens to impeach acting leader

The corruption controversy erupted late previous year over accusations that Park colluded with a friend, Choi Soon-sil, to pressure big businesses to donate to two foundations set up to back the presi...

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