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Mamata gets Doctorate of Literature degree

Mamata gets Doctorate of Literature degree

The CU has announced that it will bestow the honorary D.Litt on the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief, an alumnus, for her contribution to social service at its convocation on January 11. What stands in ...

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Theresa May's new cabinet starters have work to do

Theresa May's new cabinet starters have work to do

His replacement was announced on Twitter, only for the tweet to be nearly immediately deleted. A series of junior ministers were swept aside into Conservative HQ as "vice chairs", opening up space f...

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'Bored' Russian steals wine in ram raid with stolen tank

'Bored' Russian steals wine in ram raid with stolen tank

He proceeded to drive away in the vehicle before taking a rather unorthodox route through the town, failing to properly negotiate a bend and destroying a auto in the process. He's also suspected of st...

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Anti-migrant incumbent favored in Czech presidential vote

Anti-migrant incumbent favored in Czech presidential vote

She was immediately wrestled to the ground by bodyguards. He said: "As you can see, my security detail works quite well because she did not get to me". On the eve of the election, Zeman stayed away ...

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United Kingdom government threatens to tax tech giants over extremism

United Kingdom government threatens to tax tech giants over extremism

The UK's security minister Ben Wallace , speaking to The Sunday Times , accused the internet giants of being " ruthless profiteers " that fail to assist security services in their fight against extr...

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Parents of Vt. Prosecutor Busted Again on Drug Charges

Parents of Vt. Prosecutor Busted Again on Drug Charges

Sheriff Terry Wagner said the couple was found in a auto with $18,000 cash and a duffel bag with marijuana residue on it. "A K-9 was deployed and alerted to the presence of drugs", Lancaster Count...

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Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) Shares Sold by Citizens Financial Group Inc RI

Csx Corp now has $53.01 billion valuation. Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly -1.08%. About 604,601 shares traded. Cheetah Mobile Inc. Davis Selected Advisers reported...

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Pakistan briefed diplomatic community about its achievements in fight against terrorism

Pakistan briefed diplomatic community about its achievements in fight against terrorism

Pakistan has suspended military and Intelligence cooperation with the United States in the wake of US President Donald Trump's allegations against the country, Khan said. In his weekly briefing, F...

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ANC Leaders Pay Homage to Madiba

ANC Leaders Pay Homage to Madiba

On January 8, Ramaphosa said the ANC should now rid itself of factionalism after its elective conference in December, at which he was elected ANC president. The rand slipped more than a percentage poi...

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House scrap on Hindi at UN

House scrap on Hindi at UN

BJP MPs Laxman Giluwa and Rama Devi sought an answer from Sushma Swaraj regarding the steps taken to make Hindi the official language at the UN. Swaraj then countered Tharoor that Hindi is the off...

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Trump ready to present

Trump ready to present "corrupt media awards"

They are all bad. "As our Country rapidly grows stronger and smarter, I want to wish all of my friends, supporters, enemies, haters, and even the very dishonest Fake News Media , a Happy and Health...

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UK's Northern Ireland minister quits as May shuffles Cabinet

UK's Northern Ireland minister quits as May shuffles Cabinet

Conservative Party headquarters initially identified the wrong person as the new party chief, a mistake which recalled the goofy comedy of errors at the party conference past year, when letters from a...

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USA launches airstrike after apparent insider attack

USA launches airstrike after apparent insider attack

Gresback would not say whether the service member had been wounded by friendly fire, or whether the United States had bombed the militia afterward. It said 10 insurgents were killed but denied repor...

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United Kingdom eyes Pacific free trade group

United Kingdom eyes Pacific free trade group

Trade minister Greg Hands told the Financial Times there was no geographical restriction on which trading groups Britain could join in a post-EU era. "With these kind of plurilateral relationships, ...

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Court rules for Trump over fate of consumer watchdog

Court rules for Trump over fate of consumer watchdog

English, who served as previous director Richard Cordray's deputy, is suing the Trump administration for not allowing her to assume the role of director after Cordray's departure, but U.S. Kelly said ...

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Canada's WTO complaint against U.S. could scuttle NAFTA: law expert

Canada's WTO complaint against U.S. could scuttle NAFTA: law expert

But the complaint, while centered on the forestry and softwood lumber industries, is bigger than that, encompassing the future of North American supply chains and the long-term growth of the integrate...

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Reggie Lynch Denies Sexual Assault Allegations, Requests Appeal Amid Suspension

Reggie Lynch Denies Sexual Assault Allegations, Requests Appeal Amid Suspension

Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press and Abby Simons of the Minneapolis Star Tribune tweeted out quotes. Pacyga said any contact was consensual. Pacyga said that because Lynch is a popular ath...

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Blackhawks Rout Senators, 8-2

Blackhawks Rout Senators, 8-2

Updates with new lead. The Chicago Blackhawks have won two out of three games, but that didn't stop Stan Bowman and Joel Quenneville from making a couple of changes on their roster. "It's a good...

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Mnangagwa is 'afraid of elections', claims Grace Mugabe ally

Mnangagwa is 'afraid of elections', claims Grace Mugabe ally

The Zimbabwe Amalgamated Churches Council (ZACC) has reportedly rubbished claims by former president Robert Mugabe's nephew that the new government of President Emmerson Mnagagwa was "ill-treating" ...

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Copa del Rey round-up: Atletico Madrid and Valencia progress

Copa del Rey round-up: Atletico Madrid and Valencia progress

On a freezing night, in a stadium that is likely to be half empty and with nearly the entire first team rested for a tie that is already practically won, a high tempo start from the hosts does not loo...

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Turkey summons U.S. diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

Turkey summons U.S. diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

The de-escalation zones were set up last September in an effort to scale back the conflict. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the United States is trying Turkey's patience by supporting and arming...

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'Why Do We Want ... People From Shithole Countries?'

'Why Do We Want ... People From Shithole Countries?'

Sources also say that during the convestation about Hiati, the president also questioned why Haitians should be given specific consideration. "They're shithole countries ... Trump said, according ...

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Republicans, Democrats Bicker Over Budget Due to Tax Cuts, Defense Spending

Republicans, Democrats Bicker Over Budget Due to Tax Cuts, Defense Spending

Polls show a growing preference for Democratic congressional control, though Democrats still have to overcome an election map that heavily favors the GOP. Not a single Democrat was allowed to pro...

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Donald Trump book author contradicts Steve Bannon's explanation

Donald Trump book author contradicts Steve Bannon's explanation

President Trump lashed out at Tapper on Twitter after the Sunday morning interview with Miller on CNN's " State of the Union ". Miller was also critical of remarks his former ideological ally...

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NAACP To Protest Trump's Trip To Atlanta

NAACP To Protest Trump's Trip To Atlanta

The president was to take in the game with Perdue, a former Georgia governor who was a walk-on Bulldogs football player, and Nick Ayers, a Georgia native and top aide to Vice President Mike Pence. A...

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PM Narendra Modi among top 3 world leaders, says global survey

PM Narendra Modi among top 3 world leaders, says global survey

In India, a sample size of only 1006 participants were cited in the Gallup report . The top ranking in the survey went to French president Emmanuel Macron with a net score of 21 followed by German ...

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LG ThinQ gets Google Assistant

LG ThinQ gets Google Assistant

LG ThinQ TV can also control IoT (Internet of Things)-based home appliances such as air purifiers, air conditioners, robotic vacuum cleaners, and Smart Lights that can be linked to Google. The new c...

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Kentucky lawmaker lashes out in resignation speech after sexual harassment settlement

Kentucky lawmaker lashes out in resignation speech after sexual harassment settlement

The settlement with the staffer, who worked for the House Republican Caucus, was signed in late October, after an attorney for the woman sent Hoover a letter alleging sexual harassment. Rep. Hoover sp...

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Pope Francis Urges Support for Inter-Korean Talks

Pope Francis Urges Support for Inter-Korean Talks

Earlier this month, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un asserted that he had a nuclear button at the ready, Trump tweeted that the US button at his disposal was bigger and more powerful. The Argen...

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Irish abortion plan 'may be step too far'

Irish abortion plan 'may be step too far'

First, however, the measure has to get through the Cabinet debate today. The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has raised concern that the proposal to make abortion on request legal up to 12 weeks may be "...

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30 people awaiting a bed at Tullamore Hospital

30 people awaiting a bed at Tullamore Hospital

Unlike the INMO figures, the TrolleyGar figures do not give the number of patients placed on wards, who are waiting for admission for a bad, having already been admitted from an Emergency Department. ...

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US Representative McSally of Arizona to seek Senate seat

US Representative McSally of Arizona to seek Senate seat

Arpaio said he plans to tout his close ties to Trump and what he called unfair treatment from former President Barack Obama's Justice Department. "But, if you're going to come across that border, you ...

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President Trump Tweets Condolences to Victims in Deadly Colorado Shooting

President Trump Tweets Condolences to Victims in Deadly Colorado Shooting

Sheriff Spurlock said this was the first time an officer had been killed during his tenure as sheriff in Douglas County , located about 20 miles south of Denver . "They all went down nearly with...

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PwC firm banned in India for two years following $1bn Satyam fraud

PwC firm banned in India for two years following $1bn Satyam fraud

Price Waterhouse , the auditing arm of consultancy firm PwC India, is the auditor for 77 companies listed on National Stock Exchange of India, according to data from Prime Database. Analysts say it ...

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Pope Francis prints heartbreaking pictures capturing horror of war

Pope Francis prints heartbreaking pictures capturing horror of war

He called for all to make commitments "to assure the refugees, the migrants, everyone, a future of peace". He said in his New Year address: "We humans in so many ways ruined and hurt it with works...

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Airbus A320s ordered by China for 2019, 2020…

Airbus A320s ordered by China for 2019, 2020…

At Airbus list prices for the single-aisle planes, the deal could be worth at least €15 billion ($18 billion). Chinese President Xi Jinping said his government "will preserve parity" in market s...

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Aadhaar Virtual ID: Here's what ex-Finance Minister Chidambaram has to say

Aadhaar Virtual ID: Here's what ex-Finance Minister Chidambaram has to say

Sunil also asserts that the most effective way to implement VID would be to ensure that no institution be allowed to store the Aadhaar number , unless absolutely necessary. The limited KYC categori...

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NY bomb attack suspect indicted on 6 counts

NY bomb attack suspect indicted on 6 counts

Ullah reportedly said , "At this moment, not guilty", when asked to enter his plea. Ullah showed up in court in person for the first time Thursday, having previously only appeared before a judge by...

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Firefighting efforts suspended after tanker explosion

Firefighting efforts suspended after tanker explosion

It is the second crash by an Iranian oil tanker to take place in 18 months, after an Iranian supertanker crashed with a container ship in the Singapore Strait back in July 2016. "For now, burning mi...

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Heavy snowfall leaves 13000 tourists stranded in Swiss Alps

Heavy snowfall leaves 13000 tourists stranded in Swiss Alps

A level 5 avalanche risk - the highest risk level - has been declared in parts of canton Valais, where Zermatt is located, the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WS...

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