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Fodder scam: Verdict in third case against Lalu expected today

Fodder scam: Verdict in third case against Lalu expected today

Lalu has been convicted under the Prevention of Corruption Act, reports said adding that the quantum of punishment may be announced on Thursday. Eleven others have also been convicted in the case,...

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Cinema Halls Vandalized, Vehicles Torched as Mobs Rampage Against 'Padmaavat' in Ahmedabad

Cinema Halls Vandalized, Vehicles Torched as Mobs Rampage Against 'Padmaavat' in Ahmedabad

More than 150 four-wheelers and two-wheelers were damaged as mobs went on a rampage after 8 pm, targetting three malls with multiplexes and a standalone theatre complex in the city. Minister of stat...

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Congress just set up another government shutdown deadline

Congress just set up another government shutdown deadline

With government spending authority about to expire again at midnight on Friday, Democrats withheld support for a fourth stopgap spending bill and demanded action for the Dreamers. During his speech Mo...

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Washington conspiracy theory: The FBI, the affair, and 'secret society'

Washington conspiracy theory: The FBI, the affair, and 'secret society'

Asked Tuesday about Sessions being questioned, Trump said he wasn't anxious. Strzok even went as far as expressing hesitation over joining the Mueller investigation in the first place, because he ...

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Congress Clears Measure to End Shutdown

Congress Clears Measure to End Shutdown

The House is expected to approve the three-week funding bill later in the day and send it to President Donald Trump for his signature, allowing the government to completely reopen on Tuesday. "I'm...

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North Korean musicians to perform in South Korea on Eve of Olympics

North Korean musicians to perform in South Korea on Eve of Olympics

In an article published by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Pyongyang accused South Korean conservatives of unscrupulously "letting out reckless remarks chilling the hardly-won atmosphere of imp...

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Central Intelligence Agency believes North Korea weapons aimed at coercion, not just defence

Central Intelligence Agency believes North Korea weapons aimed at coercion, not just defence

Pompeo argued that the North Korean leader could not be sure he could hit the U.S. mainland until he had developed a substantial arsenal with multiple nuclear-tipped missiles. "We have officers all ar...

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New York City sues drug companies over opioid epidemic

New York City sues drug companies over opioid epidemic

The defendants include Allergan, Johnson & Johnson, Purdue Pharma and Teva, and distributors such as AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson. "It was worth it, because several generations of...

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Police target drivers on their phones this week

Police target drivers on their phones this week

While new drivers - those who have passed within the last two years - face having their licence revoked if caught just once. Their families' lives are said to have been devastated by the impact of t...

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Lavrov, Tillerson discuss Syria on call: Russian foreign ministry

Lavrov, Tillerson discuss Syria on call: Russian foreign ministry

For the US, the Kurdish fighters that dominate the Syrian Democratic Forces have been indispensable in the battle against ISIS, which has been routed from scores of strongholds. "Our top levels are en...

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No new arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont, says Spanish judge

No new arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont, says Spanish judge

During his first foreign visit since leaving Spain to live in voluntary exile in Brussels on 30 October, Puigdemont told students at the University of Copenhagen the European Union showed "failures" i...

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Ex-Military Chief's Presidential Bid Incitement Against Military - Says Army

Ex-Military Chief's Presidential Bid Incitement Against Military - Says Army

A security official with first-hand knowledge of the Annan affair said the ex-general was arrested by the military simultaneously with the release to the official media of an armed forces' statement ...

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Schumer bashed by the left over shutdown-ending deal

Schumer bashed by the left over shutdown-ending deal

There is a broad consensus, on both sides of the aisle, that DACA and other issues related to illegal immigration require a compromise solution.Bipartisan, bicameral negotiations have been underwa...

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No. 6 Lady Vols fall to No. 3 Mississippi State, 71-52

No. 6 Lady Vols fall to No. 3 Mississippi State, 71-52

Mississippi State had their best run in the 4th Quarter with 3:46 on the clock. 3-POINT GOALS: Mississippi State 7-18 (Schaefer 4-8, William 0-2, Johnson 2-3, Vivians 1-5); Tennessee 0-8 (Davis 0-...

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The Sprout: NAFTA talks get underway in Montreal

The Sprout: NAFTA talks get underway in Montreal

They say Canada has tabled complete chapter proposals on more than half of NAFTA's 30 sections, and has put forward substantive proposals and text on every part of the entire agreement already. What h...

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Kyle Edmund to lead Britain in tough Spain tie

Kyle Edmund to lead Britain in tough Spain tie

Svitolina blamed a hip injury for her shock ousting as she again failed to get to the last-four of a Grand Slam on her 22nd attempt. " Andy Murray , following the match from back home in the United ...

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United States blames Russian Federation for Syria chemical weapons use

United States blames Russian Federation for Syria chemical weapons use

Rescue teams and activists said Monday that Assad's government used a poisonous gas on Syrian civilians in an attack that affected at least 20 individuals, including some children, in a rebel-held r...

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Women Made History With Their 2018 Oscar Nominations

Of the four other women nominated, only Kathryn Bigelow has won, in 2010 for The Hurt Locker . Again, considering the political and social push the movie has had, one can expect it to win most or ...

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Turkey begins ground assault on Kurdish enclave in Syria

Turkey begins ground assault on Kurdish enclave in Syria

The U.S. urged Turkey to exercise restraint and ensure that its military operations remain limited in scope and duration, however, said it was "supportive of addressing the legitimate security concern...

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BJP men pelt stones, clash with cops; Odisha bandh tomorrow

BJP men pelt stones, clash with cops; Odisha bandh tomorrow

Police resorted to lathi charge when BJP activists breached the security cordon near Sishu Bhavan square. Many BJP workers were later taken into preventive custody. On November 18, the girl attempted ...

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Album Review: Camila Cabello's 'Camila'

Album Review: Camila Cabello's 'Camila'

Just over a year since she parted ways with Fifth Harmony , Camila Cabello has proved striking out on her own was worth the risk. With its first single "Havana", featuring Young Thug , and secon...

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UK's Johnson slaps business lobby for European Union customs call

UK's Johnson slaps business lobby for European Union customs call

She argued that a good customs union, built on lessons learnt from others, is best for jobs, wages and living standards after the transition period ends. However, in our view a customs' union only goe...

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Rand Paul 911 Call Audio From His Assault Is Released

Rand Paul 911 Call Audio From His Assault Is Released

Paul returned to the Senate on Monday after suffering six broken ribs and other serious injuries from the November 3 attack. He said it was related to Boucher's and Paul's yards and maintenance. ...

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Colin Kaepernick, Snoop Dogg donate $35K to Dallas' Mothers Against Police Brutality

Colin Kaepernick, Snoop Dogg donate $35K to Dallas' Mothers Against Police Brutality

Mothers Against Police Brutality showed their gratitude to Kaepernick in a video posted to Twitter on Monday afternoon. Then Snoop threw in another $15,000. Kaepernick's actions during the national an...

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Cloudy, breezy Sunday, chance of snow late

Cloudy, breezy Sunday, chance of snow late

Meteorologists say there is some question regarding how high temperatures will get today given the widespread precipitation expected. Friday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers before m...

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Women's Marches draw large crowds on second day

Women's Marches draw large crowds on second day

Paula Beaty, 53, a tech worker from Durham, North Carolina, attended the Las Vegas rally wearing an outfit recalling the women's suffrage movement of the early 20th century. The platform is very clear...

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Military chopper crash in Calif. leaves 2 dead

Military chopper crash in Calif. leaves 2 dead

The two soldiers were identified as 1st Lt. Clayton Cullen, 25, of IN, and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kevin Burke, 28, of California. The helicopter was an AH64 Apache. William Gayler, reportedly warne...

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Jeff Sessions questioned in Russia probe

Jeff Sessions questioned in Russia probe

He held meeting with the Russians during the presidential campaign that he failed to disclose during his confirmation hearings. The attorney general is the first Trump cabinet official known to be i...

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I'm Pleased 'Democrats In Congress Have Come To Their Senses'

I'm Pleased 'Democrats In Congress Have Come To Their Senses'

Activists said they planned to make their feelings known at the ballot box, targeting Republicans who have railed against illegal immigration as well as moderate Democrats who voted for Monday's dea...

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Winter Weather Traps Navy Ship in Montreal

Winter Weather Traps Navy Ship in Montreal

Now the Navy has chose to wait until weather conditions improve before allowing the ship to continue to its home port in Mayport, Fla., according to a spokeswoman. The ceremony marked the first time a...

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Marston's (MARS) Receives Buy Rating from Peel Hunt

About 3,847 shares traded. Dignity plc (LON:DTY) has 0.00% since January 23, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 13.38% the S&P500. Since August 9, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 2 selling transactions fo...

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Multiple people shot at Kentucky high school

Multiple people shot at Kentucky high school

Lee Joffre, superintendent of the Italy Independent School District, which has about 600 students, said the shooter left the building immediately after opening fire. Edge said the suspect fled when co...

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Horned Frogs Leap Past West Virginia

Horned Frogs Leap Past West Virginia

TCU continues to struggle with close losses in conference play, however, the Horned Frogs still are a very risky team TCU ranks 6th in scoring offense and 10th in FG%. "First time it's ever happe...

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Trump claims victory as deal reached to reopen U.S. government

Trump claims victory as deal reached to reopen U.S. government

The deal also exposes a growing divide between the center-left and progressive factions of the Democratic party. "I believe it's been a false choice that's been presented" between keeping the govern...

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Twitter COO Anthony Noto Expected to Move into SoFi CEO Role

Twitter COO Anthony Noto Expected to Move into SoFi CEO Role

Twitter disclosed early Tuesday morning that its COO had resigned, explaining that Noto would be leaving for another role. "I am immensely proud of our team and the key milestones we achieved durin...

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Donald Trump in 'excellent' physical and mental health, White House doctor finds

Donald Trump in 'excellent' physical and mental health, White House doctor finds

Navy doctor Ronny Jackson , who administered Trump's first presidential physical last week, said Trump received a ideal score on a test created to detect early signs of memory loss and other mild...

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Afrin offensive kills at least 18 civilians: Kurds

Afrin offensive kills at least 18 civilians: Kurds

Here is what you need to know. Photos of alleged victims of the aerial bombing by Turkey have been posted on social media by authoritative sources. "I'm extremely anxious and will discuss this a...

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Democrats back plan that could end the government shutdown

Democrats back plan that could end the government shutdown

President Trump announced past year an end to the program, which protects almost 800,000 so-called "Dreamers" from deportation. "For the first time in five years, we will have a debate on the flo...

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Group: Payment to porn star may be illegal

Group: Payment to porn star may be illegal

She talked about a 2006 sexual encounter with the future president in a hotel room at the Harrah's Casino in Lake Tahoe following a celebrity charity golf tournament. The AP reported that a tabloid...

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Tripura marks Netaji's birth anniversary with massive procession

Tripura marks Netaji's birth anniversary with massive procession

Bose and the "The Open Platform for Netaji " organised a rally on the occasion as well. On January 20, Banerjee had said on Twitter that she had written to the Prime Minister's Office, asking fo...

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