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India's Rahul Gandhi takes over as opposition Congress party chief

India's Rahul Gandhi takes over as opposition Congress party chief

It has increased its vote share by an impressive 7 per cent (up from 38 per cent in 2012 to 45 per cent this time) in these elections and the trends show a majority of the young voters have leaned tow...

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City of Lubbock Christmas Closures 2017

City transit buses will not run on Christmas Day. Special Assistance/Rear Loader and Recycling will be picked up Tuesday, December 26. There will be no trash pick up on Friday or Monday. Officials are...

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EU's top court rules that Uber is a taxi service

EU's top court rules that Uber is a taxi service

In 2014, a group called Elite Taxi in Barcelona asked a court in the city to impose penalties on Uber's operations in the country. "Therefore, the Court finds that that intermediation service must b...

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Coast Guard crew returns to Key West with large drug haul

Coast Guard crew returns to Key West with large drug haul

It turned out to be multiple bales of cocaine , bound together with line, and in the midst of the mass was an entangled sea turtle . The crew recovered more than 20 metres of line to prevent furth...

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65 media workers killed doing their jobs in 2017

65 media workers killed doing their jobs in 2017

The aim in each case was to silence them, according to RSF. "The victims include Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta, Gauri Lankesh in India, and Miroslava Breach Velducea in Mexico". In its World Press F...

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'I love it': Jacinda Ardern's Christmas Secret Santa gift is well received

'I love it': Jacinda Ardern's Christmas Secret Santa gift is well received

She posted a video on Twitter on Tuesday while pondering what was beneath the wrapping of her gift, before she unwrapped the ornament. Although the gift she's received is a secondary secret santa (h...

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Video of Jayalalithaa in hospital released day before RK Nagar poll

Video of Jayalalithaa in hospital released day before RK Nagar poll

The bypoll to the Dr Radhakrishnan Nagar - famously known as RK Nagar - once held by late Jayalalithaa, will be held on Thursday. In a shocking twist in the run up to the RK Nagar bypolls, a video ...

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11-month-old girl missing after mother stabbed to death in Greenspoint

11-month-old girl missing after mother stabbed to death in Greenspoint

An Amber Alert has been issued for an 6-week-old girl from Houston . After the girl went missing, authorities believed she might have been with her father, but he has been located in San Antonio an...

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Russia, China knock Trump's national security strategy as throwback to Cold War

Russia, China knock Trump's national security strategy as throwback to Cold War

Trump's strategy paper did not include specific accusations from United States security agencies that Moscow meddled in the 2016 USA election. Trump, according to the senior officials, is also expec...

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India Lauds America's New Security Policy For Emphasis On Indo-US Ties

India Lauds America's New Security Policy For Emphasis On Indo-US Ties

The first foreign policy of the Trump administration, announced on Monday (December 18), wants Pakistan to continue demonstrating responsible stewardship of nuclear assets but also warns that the pros...

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Colorado woman goes missing under 'suspicious circumstances' as home is found ransacked

Colorado woman goes missing under 'suspicious circumstances' as home is found ransacked

Kimberlee Graves , 41, of Fort Collins , was last seen at her home in early December. On Dec. 10, six days after Graves was last seen, the missing woman's friend called police and reported her home...

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Montreal Formula E race cancelled for 2018

The Formula E website now lists the last two rounds of the 2018 season as "TBA". "Montrealers have made it clear that we can't waste their money on poorly planned projects that don't serve them", P...

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Apple to open flagship store in Federation Square in 2020

Apple to open flagship store in Federation Square in 2020

As early as November previous year, it was reported that the United States tech giant was in secretive talks with the Victorian Government to establish a $50 million flagship store in Federation Squ...

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Cardinal Bernard Law Dies at 86

Cardinal Bernard Law Dies at 86

He resigned from his position as Archbishop in Boston in 2002. In December, as calls grew for him to resign, Law was subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury investigating " possible criminal violat...

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Hot Tickers: Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK), Immunomedics, Inc. (IMMU)

Bank of America maintained it with "Buy" rating and $96 target in Friday, October 13 report. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and $84 target. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell ...

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Gujarat Elections: Reason Behind BJP Getting More Votes But Lesser Seats

Gujarat Elections: Reason Behind BJP Getting More Votes But Lesser Seats

Since its introduction to India's electoral scene in 2013, Nota has exceeded 1.8% of votes in only four previous elections - touching 3.5% in Bihar in 2015, only a slightly lower 3.1% in Chhattisgar...

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Philippines President Duterte: I Support Gay Marriage, and Nearly Became Bisexual

Philippines President Duterte: I Support Gay Marriage, and Nearly Became Bisexual

Despite his appeal to faith in March, Duterte is known as an aggressive opponent of the Church in the Philippines . PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte ordered the suspension of military operations against...

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Weather Forecast: Scattered showers and snow lingers through tonight

Weather Forecast: Scattered showers and snow lingers through tonight

Second, relatively warm, Pacific air will cause snow to transition to rain during the afternoon along with high temps in the upper 30s. Areas south will most likely see a wintry mix. Additional accumu...

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Trump, likely to benefit from new bill, still refuses to release taxes

Trump, likely to benefit from new bill, still refuses to release taxes

Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerFormer Dem Tenn.gov to launch Senate bid: report McConnell "almost certain" GOP will pass tax reform Former New Mexico gov: Trump's foreign policy is getting...

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China slams Trump's security strategy as 'Cold War mentality'

China slams Trump's security strategy as 'Cold War mentality'

Hua added: "At the same time we will never give up our legitimate rights and interests". The draft emphasises that United States economic security is national security and that economic security mus...

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Houthi missile fired towards Riyadh intercepted by Saudis

Houthi missile fired towards Riyadh intercepted by Saudis

A Houthi rebel spokesperson Mohammed AbdulSalam said on his Twitter account that the rebels fired the Burkan 2H ballistic missile, targeting the prestigious Yamama Palace hotel in the Saudi capital. R...

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McConnell says DACA fix won't come up until next year

McConnell says DACA fix won't come up until next year

Rep. Aguilar serves as Whip of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and has been vocally opposed to President Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. McCon...

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Brisbane Accountant Faces Bali Drug Charges

Brisbane Accountant Faces Bali Drug Charges

He was paraded before journalists with a Malaysian and an American - who are also facing drug charges in separate cases - wearing orange prison uniforms and balaclavas. Report on 7 News at 6pm. "They ...

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Club acid attack defendant sentenced to 25 years in jail

Club acid attack defendant sentenced to 25 years in jail

The father of The Only Way Is Essex star's newborn daughter, hurled acid over a crowd at the Mangle E8 in Dalston, east London, on 17 April. He referred to the attack as a "stupid little mistake" ...

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Busy pattern for Christmas weekend

Busy pattern for Christmas weekend

Rain chances will remain high for areas further south, but the wet weather will be more-patchy in nature in these zones, with areas of dense fog. The big winter storm predicted earlier in the week f...

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U.S. blames North Korea for WannaCry ransomware attack in May

U.S. blames North Korea for WannaCry ransomware attack in May

The attack was eventually stopped by a British hacker who discovered a "kill switch" in the code that disabled the virus. Regardless, some victims had paid the Bitcoin ransom equivalent to around $3...

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RAF Mildenhall Lockdown Lifted After Shots Fired During 'Significant Incident'

RAF Mildenhall Lockdown Lifted After Shots Fired During 'Significant Incident'

American service members fired shots during the incident at the Royal Air Force base in Suffolk , according to county police. US military personnel opened fire Monday during an attempted break-in a...

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Analysts' Review to Watch: Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD)

Analysts' Review to Watch: Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD)

It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500. Talara Capital Management Llc increased Enterprise Prods Partners L ( EPD ) stake by 5.31% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Security Natl Tru owns 15,570 sh...

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Saudi Arabia: Women can drive motorbikes and trucks, not just cars

Saudi Arabia: Women can drive motorbikes and trucks, not just cars

Kim Kardashian once reportedly considered it as a wedding venue for her marriage to Kanye West. Saudi Arabia has some of the world's tightest restrictions on women. The prince paid a jaw-dropping ...

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Sarah Palin's Oldest Son Arrested-Domestic Violence

Sarah Palin's Oldest Son Arrested-Domestic Violence

Authorities did not file criminal charges in the incident. According to a police document, Track Palin initially called the Palin home asking his father if he could pick up a truck to use. It ...

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May and Trump discuss Brexit, Yemen and Israel in phone call

May and Trump discuss Brexit, Yemen and Israel in phone call

In a summary of Tuesday's phone call, Downing Street said the two leaders had covered a range of issues, including the humanitarian situation in Yemen amid the continuing conflict in the country. The ...

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Security raised in Pakistan after militants attack on church

Security raised in Pakistan after militants attack on church

Pakistani security forces were on high alert across the country on Monday following a suicide attack on a church by the Islamic State (IS) group that killed nine people, officials said. Pastor Saimon...

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White House Temporarily Removes Petition Tool

White House Temporarily Removes Petition Tool

The Trump White House has not responded to any of the petitions that have circulated on the site since the president took office, many of which have taken a particularly grave tone. Anyone aged 13 o...

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Dog survives plane crash that kills 3 people, other dog

Dog survives plane crash that kills 3 people, other dog

Three persons and a dog were pronounced dead at the scene. Another dog survived the crash and was found at a nearby residence. Schuda was director of the National Transportation Safety Board Trainin...

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Sealed Air Corporation (SEE) ROA ratio 11.30% set above the industry median

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Sealed Air by 8.1% during the 3rd quarter. The stock increased 3.42% or $1.41 during the last trading session, reaching $42.66. Dur...

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Baby born after being frozen as an embryo for 24 years

Baby born after being frozen as an embryo for 24 years

Even more awesome, Tina Wren is 26-years-old, meaning her daughter was conceived by another couple just a year and a half after she was born. A woman has delivered the longest-frozen embryo to succe...

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Bitcoin exchange collapses after second cyber attack in a year

Bitcoin exchange collapses after second cyber attack in a year

Recent reports indicate that intelligence services in South Korea suspect that North Korea is behind additional attacks against domestic cryptocurrency exchanges, including market-leader Bithumb . B...

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Threats of #ANC54 collapse as Ramaphosa faction calls for recount

Threats of #ANC54 collapse as Ramaphosa faction calls for recount

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo says, "But they must know the risk that we're getting the ANC into because the risks are two: One is that, you can't just call for recounting for one position becau...

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Lighting a candle for North Korea talks

Lighting a candle for North Korea talks

Mattis, during an off-camera briefing with reporters at the Pentagon on Friday said that North Korea's November ICBM has not yet displayed proficiency to be an adept menace hostile to us right now. Th...

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Calif. couple accused of offering kids in exchange for drugs

Calif. couple accused of offering kids in exchange for drugs

The department is asking for any additional witnesses to the incident to come forward in the child endangerment and neglect investigation. Deputies made contact with the suspects and determined th...

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