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GST collections reverse trend; rise to Rs 86703 crore in December

GST collections reverse trend; rise to Rs 86703 crore in December

It had stood at ₹ 83,346 crore in November 2017. The ministry said one crore taxpayers have registered under the GST till January 24, of which 17.11 lakh are composition dealers which are required to ...

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Operation Olive Branch: Turkey's incursion into Syria explained

Operation Olive Branch: Turkey's incursion into Syria explained

In a phone call with his Turkish counterpart on Wednesday, President Donald Trump warned Ankara against any move that could lead to a confrontation between us and Turkish forces, the AP said ...

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US Says Turkey Is Helping ISIS By Bombing Kurds in Syria

US Says Turkey Is Helping ISIS By Bombing Kurds in Syria

Turkey regards the militia as an extension of outlawed Kurdish rebels fighting Turkey. Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters on Thursday that, however, trust between Ankara and Washington has to be resto...

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Trump says willing to be interviewed by Russian Federation inquiry's special counsel

Trump said his testimony could take place within two to three weeks. "She didn't do it under oath, but I would do it under oath". And, as I said yesterday, that's prime time . During a January news ...

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Donald Trump arrives at WEF 2018, brings message of 'peace and prosperity'

Donald Trump arrives at WEF 2018, brings message of 'peace and prosperity'

The two leaders are "liking each other a lot" and " joined at the hip " when it comes to military cooperation. He told her "there's nothing that would happen to you [where] we wouldn't be there to fig...

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Karnataka bandhs put BJP in uncomfortable position as Congress leverages Mahadayi issue

Karnataka bandhs put BJP in uncomfortable position as Congress leverages Mahadayi issue

Shah is scheduled to address a rally in Mysuru on 25 January and Modi is expected to address a rally of party workers in Bengaluru on 4 February. "The fall of the Congress in the upcoming assembly e...

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Oldest human fossil outside Africa is dug up in Israel

Oldest human fossil outside Africa is dug up in Israel

The discovery of the tools along with the fossil in this location is the earliest known association between the two in the region. "They controlled the production of fire in hearths, made a wide use o...

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United States top lawyer questioned for hours in Russian Federation probe

United States top lawyer questioned for hours in Russian Federation probe

Asked if he had any concerns about what was said , he said "no, I'm not at all concerned". Trump's team met with Mueller's aides last month ahead of the shock announcement. "I am looking forward...

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Enos will coach at Alabama

Enos will coach at Alabama

Enos, 49, was identified as wide receivers coach/assistant coach, according to his contract obtained by The Detroit News through a Freedom of Information Act request. According to MLive.com, Enos is n...

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Blaze in South Korean hospital kills 33, injures dozens

Blaze in South Korean hospital kills 33, injures dozens

The Yonhap news agency had earlier put the death toll at 33. About 100 patients are believed to have been inside the hospital building when the fire broke out. The cause of the blaze is not yet kn...

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Digging in for Trump visit, Europe urges kinder global order

Digging in for Trump visit, Europe urges kinder global order

Speaking a day before Trump arrives at the annual gathering in the Swiss Alps, Macron did not mention the president by name, but joked about the heavy snowfall, saying it might lead some people to que...

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Guerrero 1st to wear Angels cap on HOF plaque

Guerrero 1st to wear Angels cap on HOF plaque

Vladimir Guerrero might have been the last player to have an Expos cap on his Baseball Hall of Fame plaque. He played the first seven full seasons of his career in Montreal, where he posted better ...

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Canadian sport minister resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations

Canadian sport minister resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations

A former employee at the Alberta legislature says during Hehr's time there, women were warned away from being alone with him and he once called her "yummy". Trudeau said he accepted Hehr's resignation...

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If there is no wall, there will be no DACA, says President

If there is no wall, there will be no DACA, says President

In exchange for continuing funding through February 8, Schumer got a verbal commitment from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that the Senate would take up legislation to keep Deferred Action for Chi...

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Trump asks Turkey's Erdogan to 'deescalate' Syrian offensive

Trump asks Turkey's Erdogan to 'deescalate' Syrian offensive

Turkey seeks to avoid any clash with Syrian, Russian or USA forces during its operation in northern Syria but will take whatever steps it needs for its security, Turkey's foreign minister was quoted...

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Mueller wants to question Trump on Flynn, Comey

Mueller wants to question Trump on Flynn, Comey

President Trump said: "I would do it under oath". It has shadowed the president through the first 12 months of his tenure, despite his regular calls for the investigation to be halted. In March, ...

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Mueller's team interviewed Sessions in probe

Mueller's team interviewed Sessions in probe

Speaking at the White House on Wednesday, Trump said he was " absolutely " prepared to be questioned under oath by the top investigator. Cobb also clarified if the special counsel does call upon Tr...

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Alabama Republicans Are Trying to Make Future Senate Special Elections Illegal

Alabama Republicans Are Trying to Make Future Senate Special Elections Illegal

Campaign signs for Democratic senatorial candidate Doug Jones are displayed December 12, 2018, outside of a polling station at Brookwood Baptist Church in Mountain Brook, Ala. Former U.S. Attorney ...

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Senate advances bill to reopen federal government

Senate advances bill to reopen federal government

Republicans have dug in to pit DACA recipients against CHIP , even though they could, presumably, pass a CHIP extension as a standalone bill. In keeping with Senate procedures, the bill needed ...

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Trump lays out pathway to citizenship for immigrants

Trump lays out pathway to citizenship for immigrants

Sanders won't say whether that framework will include a pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants brought to the country as children and living here illegally. White House P...

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Weather Forecast For The San Francisco Bay Area

Weather Forecast For The San Francisco Bay Area

On Friday , the sun will rise at 7:46:03 a.m. and set at 5:40:18 p.m. Monday , the high will be near 37 with mostly sunny skies, the weather service said. High near 46. South southeast wind 10 to ...

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Trump Demonstrates Art of the Shutdown

Trump Demonstrates Art of the Shutdown

An aide to the Senate's top Democrat Chuck Schumer confirms to ABC that Schumer informed the White House he is retracting the offer he made last week with President Donald Trump to fund his "b...

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International Olympic Committee says Russian fan flag-waving 'cannot be prohibited' at PyeongChang

Russian speed skaters and pose for a photo with Russian outfit company Zasport designer Anastasia Zadorina, center, pose for a photo in the red-and-white and grey-and-white tracksuits, as well as grey...

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US Plans to Send First Aircraft Carrier to Vietnam Since War's End

US Plans to Send First Aircraft Carrier to Vietnam Since War's End

As part of the demonstration , soldiers simulated hostage rescues, walked on flaming stacks of bricks and broke the bricks with their heads. "Thank you for the increasing partnership with our aircr...

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US's Trump Says

US's Trump Says "Looking Forward" To Being Interviewed In Russia Probe

So far, the White House has turned more than 20,000 pages of material to Mueller's office. As for timing, Trump said, "I guess they're talking about two or three weeks, but I'd love to do it". "...

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Brian Molefe wasn't entitled to R30 million Eskom payout - High Court

Brian Molefe wasn't entitled to R30 million Eskom payout - High Court

The High Court in Pretoria on Thursday, ruled that embattled former Eskom chief executive officer (CEO) Brian Molefe was not entitled to any pension benefits from the State-owned power utility, and ...

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Germany calls on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to discuss Turkey's military operation in Syria's Afrin

Germany calls on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to discuss Turkey's military operation in Syria's Afrin

But Turkey sees the Kurdish-led regions of northern Syria as a supply corridor for "terrorists" and a rear base for the banned PKK movement, which has waged a three-decade insurgency in the Turki...

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Lula launches presidential bid after graft conviction upheld

Lula launches presidential bid after graft conviction upheld

Meanwhile, opponents of Lula da Silva celebrated on Sao Paulo's main avenue with a giant blown-up figure of the ex-president dressed as a prison convict , CNN affiliate TV Record reported. Brazil's b...

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Worker who sent missile alert isn't cooperating with investigators

Worker who sent missile alert isn't cooperating with investigators

Brian Schatz will lead a hearing titled, "This is Not a Drill: An Examination of Emergency Alert Systems", at 5 a.m. HT (10 a.m. ET) today. A correction to mobile devices was sent 40 minutes after ...

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United States relationship is still 'strong', PM says ahead of Trump meeting

United States relationship is still 'strong', PM says ahead of Trump meeting

The two leaders met at the World Economic Forum and they discussed Brexit , Iran, and worries that jobs could be lost at Canadian plane-maker Bombardier's factory in Northern Ireland due to a trade...

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Locked on Chiefs: Doug Pederson takes the Eagles to the Super Bowl

Locked on Chiefs: Doug Pederson takes the Eagles to the Super Bowl

The day I signed, I got a call from the owner welcoming me to the team. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates after a first down by running back Dion Lewis (33) picks up a f...

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Police staff association and government disagree over crime rise

Police staff association and government disagree over crime rise

At the same time, the number of police officers has continued to fall: in the 12 months to last September, down 930 to 121,929. Nationally there were rises in violent attacks, knife crime and robber...

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Elton John farewell tour to stop in Milwaukee

Elton John farewell tour to stop in Milwaukee

My priorities now are my children and my husband and my family. "This is the end". John made the announcement under the Roman-inspired dome and columns of Gotham Hall, a former bank turned event spa...

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'Trump Factor' comes to Davos as president enters second year in office

'Trump Factor' comes to Davos as president enters second year in office

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein said he has " really liked" what President Donald Trump has done with the economy. British Prime Minister Theresa May has sought to reaffirm her country's cent...

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Early morning quake felt across Southern California

Early morning quake felt across Southern California

The temblor in eastern Orange County hit at 2:09 a.m. about nine miles northwest of Lake Elsinore at a depth of 6.3 miles, the USGS reported. Jeff P. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake in th...

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Trump casts doubt on Mid-East peace talks

Trump casts doubt on Mid-East peace talks

On the first day of his trip to Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum, President Donald Trump sought the spotlight, emerging from his exile from the media while attending a conference fo...

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No big protest in UP over release of 'Padmaavat'

No big protest in UP over release of 'Padmaavat'

The magnum opus is based on the legend of Rani Padmini, a 13th century Hindu Rajput queen, mentioned in Padmavat , an Avadhi poem written by Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi in 1540. Nevertheless, the...

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2 music geniuses, Kerala thinker get Vibhushan; Dhoni Padma Bhushan

2 music geniuses, Kerala thinker get Vibhushan; Dhoni Padma Bhushan

The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year.These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around M...

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Former Disney star Adam Hicks arrested for armed robbery

Former Disney star Adam Hicks arrested for armed robbery

The suspect pointed the handgun at the victim and demanded his wallet. Hicks's 23-year-old girlfriend, Danni Tamburo, allegedly served as the getaway driver. team responded for backup. Inside the ...

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Amtrak Engineer Didn't See Speed Sign Before Deadly Derailment

Amtrak Engineer Didn't See Speed Sign Before Deadly Derailment

Seconds later, the train derailed as it entered the curve. New details released by the the National Transportation Safety Board Thursday revealed more about the last moments on the Amtrak passen...

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