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US House passes sanctions on Hezbollah

Reps. Ed Royce and Eliot Engel sponsored the bill, which requires the Trump administration to identify for sanctions the companies and individuals inside and outside of Iran that are the main supplier...

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Chhath celebrations on with religious fervour in Bihar

Chhath celebrations on with religious fervour in Bihar

Chhath , this year, is being celebrated from October 24- 27. Devotees on Wednesday would observe " kharna " during which Chhath observers would fast for the whole day and eat only " roti " and " k...

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Twitter Makes 'Policy Decision' to Off-Board Ads From Sputnik and RT

Twitter Makes 'Policy Decision' to Off-Board Ads From Sputnik and RT

Both RT ( Russia Today ) and Sputnik will be able to remain as Twitter users, but will not be able to advertise. Twitter's decision comes at a time when tech companies are being increasingly scrutin...

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Trump administration clears the path for more drone testing

Trump on Wednesday signed a presidential memorandum directing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to create a pilot programme allowing localities to propose expanded drone operations that includ...

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Catalan leader rejects Spanish Senate

Catalan leader rejects Spanish Senate

Two parliamentary officials told the Associated Press that Mr Puigdemont had offered through mediators to call the snap election if the central government dropped the takeover bid, but Mr Rajoy's ruli...

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India defies United States over North Korea, says will retain embassy

India defies United States over North Korea, says will retain embassy

Pakistan has said that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's recent visit will pave way to strengthen bilateral relations between Islamabad and Washington , Radio Pakistan reported. Tillerson's vis...

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Trump asked Assange to improve access to Hilary emails

Trump asked Assange to improve access to Hilary emails

He did not specifically mention the exchange between Nix and Assange. "Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing", Trump said at a campaign rally. Th...

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Saudi Arabia becomes first country to grant citizenship to a robot

The conversation touched on Sophia's objective - "I will do my best to make the world a better place", she said - but things also became quite surreal during the exchange. "This is historical to be ...

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AAP holds protest against Rajasthan's ordinance

AAP holds protest against Rajasthan's ordinance

Ordinance, 2017, was promulgated in early September. Citing mass protest a reason of withdrawal of the Bill, Mishra said they chose people's democratic right over the Bill. The bill was passed in th...

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Samsung likely to launch beta Android 8.0 Oreo

The report did not mention any device in specific, but since these two are the current flagships, it makes sense to assume that they will be the first to be updated to the new OS and later on follow...

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Kim Jong-un congratulates Xi on re-election

Kim Jong-un congratulates Xi on re-election

He said security footage from the Kuala Lumpur airport showed the four men before and after the February 13 attack. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sent a rare congratulatory message to China's Pr...

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German company SAP admits to paying commission for SOE contract

SAP said it has "initiated disciplinary procedures against three employees and made significant changes to its global sales deal processes". However, it did find "indications of misconduct" related ...

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Pak EC accepts Imran's apology in contempt of court case

Pak EC accepts Imran's apology in contempt of court case

Imran Khan accompanied by his Counsel Babar Awan, Jahangir Khan Tareen, Fawad Chaudhry and Naeem-ul-Haq appeared before the ECP in Islamabad earlier in the morning in the Contempt of Court Case as p...

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US Offers No Explanation over Indonesia Military Chief Boarding Trouble

General Gatot Nurmantyo was about to board a flight to the United States on Saturday when he was told that the Customs and Border Protection Agency had denied him entry, even though he had a visa and ...

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At least 4 dead in Finland train crash

At least 4 dead in Finland train crash

The army said on its website that three conscripts died and another four were injured in the accident in the Raseborg area at around 8 am. The crash happened early Thursday in Raseborg, about 85 k...

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Massive fire breaks out at Behrampada slums area in Mumbai's Bandra

Massive fire breaks out at Behrampada slums area in Mumbai's Bandra

At least one fire men has been confirmed injured. People are now sharing the photographs from the site, but there hasn't been no report of casualties. Initial reports suggest it was caused by a cyli...

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Plea in Supreme Court against linking of mobile numbers with Aadhaar

Plea in Supreme Court against linking of mobile numbers with Aadhaar

As regards anyone seeking a new SIM card, the DoT issued instructions to the telecom operators in August to provide iris or fingerprint based authentication of Aadhaar that eliminates requirement of...

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Indonesia fireworks factory explosion kills dozens

He said 43 people had been injured and were being treated in three hospitals, and that the remains of 23 victims had been found. The factory, run by PT Panca Buana Cahaya Sukses, had operated for on...

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Mega Millions Announces Larger Starting Jackpot, Ticket Price Increase to Start Saturday

There have only been two other winners from the Syracuse area since Mega Millions started in 2002. The game will cost twice as much, up to $2 more per ticket. The chances of winning any kind of priz...

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President Kovind to visit Karnataka on Oct

President Kovind to visit Karnataka on Oct

To commemorate the Diamond Jubilee (60th year) of the Vidhana Soudha, President Ram Nath Kovind will address a special joint session of the Karnataka Legislature tomorrow (Oct. "We have not prep...

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U.S. makes H-1B visa renewals tougher: How this impacts Indians

U.S. makes H-1B visa renewals tougher: How this impacts Indians

While the new policy does not change regulations on the documentary requirements of an extension application, it directs officers that "they should not feel constrained in requesting additional docume...

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Gloucester elementary school receives backlash for Halloween game with 'Don Trump' tombstone

Gloucester elementary school receives backlash for Halloween game with 'Don Trump' tombstone

During last year's presidential election campaign, a tombstone bearing his name was erected on New York's Central Park. "And it upsets me that somebody would think it was appropriate to expose young c...

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The Hype Behind Square, Inc. (SQ), UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

Budros Ruhlin & Roe Inc. raised its holdings in UnitedHealth Group by 0.8% during the 1st quarter. It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500. Its down 0.62% from 26.61M shares previously. Marvin Palmer...

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Iraqi forces press last IS stronghold, attack Kurds

Iraqi forces press last IS stronghold, attack Kurds

The administration called on the two sides to avoid further escalation, after Abadi retaliated against the vote by isolating the Kurdistan region and ordering his troops to seize the oil city of Kirk...

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Female student golf player denied trophy in boys' tournament

Female student golf player denied trophy in boys' tournament

Division 3 boys' golf tournament by four shots with a 3-over-par 75 at Blissful Meadows Golf Club in Uxbridge. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association, or MIAA, rules state, "Girls pl...

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UP seeks recall of SC order on demolition near Taj Mahal

UP seeks recall of SC order on demolition near Taj Mahal

The CM also sanctioned Rs 370 crore on the behalf of the state government for the development of Agra and promotion of tourism. Along with the visit to the Taj Mahal , Mr. Oak gave a very meticul...

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Swiss couple attacked in Fatehpur Sikri, Sushma Swaraj seeks report

Swiss couple attacked in Fatehpur Sikri, Sushma Swaraj seeks report

Identified as Quentin Jeremy Clerc and Marie Droxz, the couple had arrived in India on September 30 and reached Agra on Saturday. According to reports, the Swiss couple was chased and hit with stick...

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Heartless city: Mom with baby in lap shot in front of hubby

Heartless city: Mom with baby in lap shot in front of hubby

Deputy Commissioner of Police Milind Mahadeo Dumbere said that the woman, Priya Mehra, was travelling in a auto along with her husband and son when she was shot at around 4.30 am in Shalimar Bagh in n...

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Ukraine: One dies, three injured in a blast in Kiev

Photos taken at the scene show a devastated auto and motorbike, with victims being helped in ambulances. No-one has so far said they were behind the blast. He died on the way to the hospital from th...

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New screenings begins for passengers on US-bound flights

Transportation Security Administration. It urged those flying through Dubai International Airport, its headquarters, to allow extra time to check into flights and board. A similar policy was introdu...

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Congresswoman wants Kelly apology as spat with Trump endures

Congresswoman wants Kelly apology as spat with Trump endures

Wilson had accused President Donald Trump of being insensitive during a telephone conversation last week with the widow of a USA service member killed in Niger. In characteristic fashion, President...

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Accountability court issues arrest warrants for Nawaz Sharif in graft cases

Two prosecution witnesses National Accountability Bureau, one from the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and the other from the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) were to record their st...

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Cate Blanchett says 'looking sexy' isn't an invitation for harassment

Cate Blanchett says 'looking sexy' isn't an invitation for harassment

Blanchett had previously condemned Weinstein in a statement, reading: "Any man in a position of power or authority who thinks it's his prerogative to threaten, intimidate or sexually assault any woman...

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Immigrant in federal custody in Texas has abortion

Immigrant in federal custody in Texas has abortion

Identified in court documents as Jane Doe, the Central American teenager also issued a statement through her lawyers that criticized federal officials for putting her through a monthlong legal fight...

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Tropical system could strengthen as it approaches Gulf of Mexico

Tropical system could strengthen as it approaches Gulf of Mexico

Cloudiness and showers moved over the Cayman Islands Wednesday, as a prefrontal trough and cold front lingered in the area. Daily highs are expected to be in the upper 60s staring Wednesday with low...

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Missing West Michigan Teacher's Body Found After Husband Left Note, Killed Himself

Missing West Michigan Teacher's Body Found After Husband Left Note, Killed Himself

PORTAGE, Mich. (AP) - A man suspected for months in the disappearance of his wife killed himself and left a map that led police to her body in a remote hunting area in southwestern MI, police said Wed...

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Afghanistan's role as facilitator for India not acceptable: Khawaja Asif

Afghanistan's role as facilitator for India not acceptable: Khawaja Asif

Asif said that USA has also been told that Afghan ruling elite does not want to end the so-called war against terrorism as they have vested interest and they are making billions of dollars through dru...

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Stop raids on militants' families: Mehbooba

Stop raids on militants' families: Mehbooba

Mehbooba was addressing policemen at Police Training School in Manigam in Central Kashmir's Ganderbal district on Wednesday. The chief minister told the police that she will double their reward if...

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Spurs to send Tony Parker to G-Legue for rehab

Spurs to send Tony Parker to G-Legue for rehab

As part of his rehab from surgery to fix the left quadriceps tendon he tore in the playoffs, Spurs point guard Tony Parker will practice with the Spurs' G League Austin-based affiliate while it is w...

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OH man's 911 call: 'I think my wife is dead'

OH man's 911 call: 'I think my wife is dead'

He called 911 and told the operator, "I think someone killed my wife". ABC5 reports that police responded to a call off of Blazing Drive in Strongsville at around 8 p.m. The Strongsville Police De...

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