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Ajmer Dargah blast case: Two convicted, sentenced to life imprisonment

Ajmer Dargah blast case: Two convicted, sentenced to life imprisonment

Both the convictions were made under Sections 120 (B) (criminal conspiracy), 295-A (deliberate and malicious acts, meant to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religio...

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Netanyahu welcomed in Beijing

Li said that "the Chinese people and the Jewish people are both great peoples of the world", adding that China seeks to play a constructive role for peace, stability and development in the Middle East...

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Two shot as knifeman mows down five people at Parliament in London

Two people were reportedly shot outside the Parliament building in London , United Kingdom (UK) on Wednesday. There is an ongoing investigation being led by the Counter Terrorism Command and we wou...

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Israel ranked the world's 11th happiest country

The rankings are based on six factors - per capita gross domestic product, healthy life expectancy, freedom, generosity, social support and absence of corruption in government or business. India ranks...

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Teenage Girls Say They Were Sexually Assaulted by a Border-Patrol Officer

Teenage Girls Say They Were Sexually Assaulted by a Border-Patrol Officer

The CBP officer selected the vehicle for further inspection and directed the occupants to the secondary inspection area. "However, we take allegations of misconduct seriously and there is no room in...

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WSJ Editorial Likens Trump to Drunk With Empty Gin Bottle

WSJ Editorial Likens Trump to Drunk With Empty Gin Bottle

The crux of the editorial concerns the president's wiretapping claim that has been refuted by a number of intelligence officials and the heads of the House and Senate Intel Committees. Slamming the ad...

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Trump to visit Brussels for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in May

During his election campaign and on the eve of taking office in January, Trump called North Atlantic Treaty Organisation "obsolete", although he has since said he strongly supports the alliance. The A...

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Germany to annul post-Second World War homosexuality convictions for thousands

Germany to annul post-Second World War homosexuality convictions for thousands

Victims of the legislation in Nazi Germany were legally rehabilitated in 2002, but those convicted after the war have not received similar pardons. "Paragraph 175 disrupts professional paths, destro...

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MP films panic as gunshots are fired during London terror attack

A policeman has been stabbed and his attacker has been shot by officers after a terrorist incident was declared at the Houses of Parliament. "Everyone dropped to the floor". "The deputy speaker susp...

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Turkey halts referendum campaign rallies in Germany following diplomatic row

Germany is home to 1.4m people who are eligible to vote in Turkey's 16 April referendum. Volker Kauder, the caucus leader of Merkel's Christian Democratic-led bloc in the lower house of parliamen...

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Four dead after terror attack near London's Houses of Parliament

Dennis Burns, who was just entering Parliament for a meeting when the security alert happened, said: "As I was coming through the doors at Portcullis House, a policeman grabbed someone who was comin...

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Singapore ranks 26th in World Happiness Report

The report by the Sustainable Solutions Network started in 2012 based on data from the Gallup World Poll. "All of the top four countries rank highly on all the main factors found to support happi...

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NYPD beefs up security in response to London attack

Scene in London at Parliament The response in New York City was described as routine following such an attack and not the result of any specific, credible threat to any potential target, according to ...

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Trump Briefed On London Attack, Calls It "Big News"

At today's White House press briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer said that the Trump administration has no "Plan B" for health care reform, they are still pushing for the "trajectory" of the current...

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United States justices reject Gorsuch in win for disabled student

But, until now, the court had never attempted to define a standard to judge, for each child, what was "appropriate". But while this process can be hard, it must provide meaningful educational benefi...

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Roger Goodell lays out plan to increase pace of play, reduce interruptions

Roger Goodell lays out plan to increase pace of play, reduce interruptions

Other changes proposed to speed up pace of the game include changes in commercial breaks as well as use of the play clock. The NFL is always looking to improve its game and these changes typically t...

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Tillerson didn't want State job: 'I was supposed to retire'

When you give a job to someone who says he doesn't want it, the first thing you should expect is that he will do a miserable job. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson enters the room for his meeting ...

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Trump Transition Under Surveillance During November Election

The congressman stressed that the collection was legal but expressed concerns about how the individuals involved were " unmasked " and the information was disseminated through the intelligence communi...

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Trump, Iraqi prime minister confer on strategy to defeat ISIS

Trump, Iraqi prime minister confer on strategy to defeat ISIS

But he said other nations, particularly those which have faced IS or IS-inspired attacks, must do more. "It's warming. It's warming", Al-Abadi said of the bilateral relationship. "Unless we plan ano...

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Auto bomb blast kills at least 23 in south Baghdad

IS-affiliated website claimed responsibility for the attack hours after militants parked an explosive-laden vehicle in a commericial area of a Shia district in Baghdad. A series of large-scale bombing...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation and NSA to testify about possible Trump Russia ties

Comey flat-out denied that there is any basis in the Justice Department's record to believe Trump's allegations that President Obama "wiretapped" Trump Tower. The probe is reportedly part of a broad...

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Rockville HS parents express concerns over rape case

Tragedies like the Rockville case are " part of the reason that the president has made illegal immigration and crackdown such a big deal ", Spicer said. She said that while the session was "pretty sed...

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Kenyans are among the saddest people in the world, global report

Globally, Norway moved into the top spot as the happiest country in the world , followed by Denmark and Iceland. The report , published by the U.N. "The answer to why Norwegians are happy — it's...

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Denmark ousted as world's happiest nation

That's according to the United Nations' World Happiness Report , which just ranked Norway as the happiest country on the planet. The Nordic nations are the most content. " Please imagine a ladder,...

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Arkansas Bill Separating King-Lee Holidays to Become Law Tuesday

Arkansas Bill Separating King-Lee Holidays to Become Law Tuesday

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday signed into a law a bill that ends the dual commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr . and Robert E. lee as part of a single-day holiday. JANA DE LA ROSA: We are taking...

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EC to announce verdict today for 'two-leaves — AIADMK Party Symbol

EC to announce verdict today for 'two-leaves — AIADMK Party Symbol

After a bitter fight between Pannerselvam and Sasikala Natarajan factions of the AIADMK over the party's symbol, the election commission chose to freeze the AIADMK's two leaves symbol. As we all know,...

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Ukrainian MOP Says Former Trump Campaign Chairman Hid Payments

Serhiy Leshchenko, who additionally called on the FBI to investigate Manafort's financial ties to Russian Federation, released a copy of an invoice printed on letterhead from Manafort's consultation c...

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Rex Tillerson says wife convinced him to take secretary of state job

In an interview with the conservative-leaning Independent Journal Review published Tuesday night, Tillerson said, "I didn't want this job". Earlier this month, the country also launched four banne...

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Trump 'Doesn't Know' Campaign Aides With Connections To Russia

Trump 'Doesn't Know' Campaign Aides With Connections To Russia

Evidently, Trump has made it a priority to find the time . It is normal, even routine, for presidents to indulge in weekend recreation out of sight of the news media. "I'm going to be working for y...

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Meat war looms as Hong Kong grapples with ban on Brazil imports

Imports could be banned from one region of Brazil if evidence is found, he said. Mexico issued a ban on poultry imports late Tuesday (March 21), asking Brazil to provide guarantees on the quality an...

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Abadi says he wins Trump's assurances of more USA support

Abadi says he wins Trump's assurances of more USA support

In front of reporters in the Oval Office, Trump declined to respond to questions about wiretapping, according to a pool report. "As the United States and Iraq stand together against terrorism in a...

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'Better de-horned than dead' - zoo chops rhino horns to foil poachers

'Better de-horned than dead' - zoo chops rhino horns to foil poachers

On 7 March, intruders broke into Thoiry Zoo in suburban France and shot dead a male southern white rhino before removing its horns with a chainsaw. The director of Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Repu...

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Gorsuch's Goal in High Court Confirmation Hearing: Don't Mess Up

Gorsuch's Goal in High Court Confirmation Hearing: Don't Mess Up

One after another, Democratic senators used the first day of Gorsuch's confirmation hearing to blast Republicans for refusing to hold a hearing, let alone vote, on Garland's nomination previous year ...

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No promises and no one above law, Supreme Court pick says

No promises and no one above law, Supreme Court pick says

Graham asked Gorsuch whether Trump had asked him to overturn Roe v. Wade , the case establishing a right to abortion, and what he would have done had Trump asked him to do so. Gorsuch did just about ...

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California fashion boutique sues Ivanka Trump brand

California fashion boutique sues Ivanka Trump brand

Ivanka is quickly adapting to her growing role in her father's administration, and her attorney Jamie Gorelick said she will serve as the President's " eyes and ears " while providing advice to th...

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