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UP government's farm loan waiver announcement woos opponent and ally

The decision is likely to benefit over 2 crore farmers in the state. He told a news conference that Rs 5,630 crore worth of loans of seven lakh farmers in the state that had been categorised as NPA ...

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Man allegedly 'divorces' wife through triple talaq in newspaper advertisement

Man allegedly 'divorces' wife through triple talaq in newspaper advertisement

However, the police said that they would proceed further in the matter after verifying the facts and taking legal opinion. The couple came to India last month along with their 10-month-old child. Hi...

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Why Tony Romo's relationship with Giants' Eli Manning was 'special'

Why Tony Romo's relationship with Giants' Eli Manning was 'special'

Romo will be the lead analyst for CBS football broadcasts. Romo, who has spent his entire professional career with the Cowboys, had been tipped to join either the Denver Broncos or the Houston Texan...

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Malaysia condemns North Korea missile launch

The U.S. military said it was a KN-15 medium-range ballistic missile which they had determined posed no threat to America. Hyten labeled the launch of the KN-11 missile as "a major advancement" by N...

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NCAA Returning To North Carolina After Partial Repeal Of 'Bathroom Bill'

LGBTI groups had been heavily lobbying the NCAA to stick to their boycott since North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed the compromise into last last week. "It is disappointing to see the NCAA backp...

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Taiwanese schools in top 200 Young University Rankings

Taiwanese schools in top 200 Young University Rankings

The 2017 Young University Rankings used the same 13 rigorous and demanding performance indicators as the overall World University Rankings but only well-performing universities that are 50 years old o...

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Cyclone Debbie leaves trail of destruction in Queensland

Cyclone Debbie hit the mainland near Airlie Beach around 12.30pm (1.30pm AEDT) yesterday. One man was injured after a wall collapsed in the town of Proserpine, Stewart said. "We are going to get lot...

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Japanese PM Calls to Maintain N Korea Tracking System Following Missile Test

South Korea has tested a long-range ballistic missile capable of reaching anywhere in North Korea, Yonhap News reported, a day after its northern neighbor drew condemnation for launching another proje...

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Nigel Farage compares the European Union to the Mafia

Nigel Farage compares the European Union to the Mafia

The move was aimed at strengthening the hand of the 48 percent of Britons who voted against Brexit in last year's referendum, but was opposed by the European Union chief negotiator on Brexit, Michel...

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ExxonMobil, Qatar Petroleum sign drilling deal with Cyprus

ExxonMobil, Qatar Petroleum sign drilling deal with Cyprus

Ahead of the signing, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades received al-Kaabi and Andrew Swiger, senior vice president and principal financial officer of ExxonMobil, at the Presidential Palace in Nicosi...

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Israel unveils plan for new West Bank settlement

Trump's public request to hold off on settlements came during a meeting between the two leaders at the White House last month, after a series of moves by the Israeli leader to approve thousands of n...

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North Korea test was a Scud missile

Military analysts point out that the regime of Saddam Hussein in Iraq was able to hide short-range tactical missiles from the USA during the invasion of Iraq, and they stress that North Korea's terrai...

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AMBER ALERT issued for 13-year-old girl missing from West Texas

AMBER ALERT issued for 13-year-old girl missing from West Texas

She is Hispanic, 5 feet, 2 inches tall with black hair, brown eyes and has a "princess" tattoo and possible scars on her wrist. He said police have made contact with Limon's mother, Adryana Limon, a...

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UN chief meets Iraqi leaders to support fight against IS

UN chief meets Iraqi leaders to support fight against IS

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived here on Thursday to hold talks with Iraqi officials, the Foreign Ministry said. The Pentagon on Thursday said it would soon release a video showing Is...

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Cloture And The Nuclear Option: What To Know About The Gorsuch Vote

Most Democrats have made their opposition to Gorsuch clear, and most have also made clear that they do not intend to hold a vote on the nominee for a multitude of reasons. For Republicans and Trump...

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Trump defends Fox News host accused of sexual harassment

When Ailes was first accused, Trump spoke out and said, "Some of the women that are complaining, I know how much he's helped them. now all of a sudden, they are saying these frightful things about him...

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Canadian accused in Yahoo hack has bail hearing

Baratov's mother, Dinara Tokbergenova, said her son may have posted online about going to Russian Federation because he wasn't comfortable saying he was from Kazakhstan. Instead, during the bail heari...

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Test-lift of sunken ferry begins

Within a few hours, the ferry had been raised enough for workers to climb on and fasten it to the barges. "The side of the hull is now some 6 meters above the sea as of 2:00 p.m.", said the Ministry...

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Lok Sabha Secretariat Seeks Report On Ravindra Gaikwad's Air India Incident

Lok Sabha Secretariat Seeks Report On Ravindra Gaikwad's Air India Incident

SP MP Azam Khan said that the airlines were being goons by barring Gaikwad from flying. Sena MPs will insist that the Speaker allow Gaikwad to make a statement in the Lok Sabha to give his side of t...

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Ban on Highway bars

Ban on Highway bars

The apex court in its December 15, 2016 order had ruled that licenses of existing shops along national and state highways will not be renewed after March 31. It stems from the desire to curb drunken d...

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President Trump: Syrian Attack 'Crossed A Lot Of Lines For Me'

Trump said the United States stands with its allies throughout the world in condemning the attack and "all other horrific attacks for that matter". World leaders expressed shock and outrage Tuesday ...

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Trump's climate change executive order won't change coal's fortunes, Shell chair says

Trump's climate change executive order won't change coal's fortunes, Shell chair says

We've teamed up with Product Hunt to offer you the chance to win an all expense paid trip to TNW Conference 2017! "Due to the United States inaction, the onus will now fall on other countries to subst...

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Spain swoop targets uncle of Syria's Assad for alleged money laundering

Spain swoop targets uncle of Syria's Assad for alleged money laundering

The accounts of 76 "legal entities" -which include companies, trusts and funds- that were owned, administered or linked to Rifaat Assad and his relatives were also blocked, a court statement said. "It...

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Will Bill O'Reilly survive advertiser defections?

Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai , Mitsubishi Motors , T. Rowe Price , Wayfair , Bayer , Credit Karma , Lexus , BMW, Sanofi Consumer Healthcare , Constant Contact, GlaxoSmithKline , Allstate, Untuckit, Ains...

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SC rejects Karnataka govt's review plea in Jaya's DA case

SC rejects Karnataka govt's review plea in Jaya's DA case

The apex court took up a review petition filed by the Karnataka government that challenged the abatement of its appeal in the J Jayalalithaa DA case. The petition wanted a direction to declare the f...

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India asserts sovereignty over Gilgit-Baltistan

India asserts sovereignty over Gilgit-Baltistan

Despite bilateral talks between India and Pakistan the issue stands unresolved for the past 70 years and is heading towards unsafe proportions with each passing day, it added. At a time when the empha...

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Security Council to meet Trump at White House

Security Council to meet Trump at White House

Mr Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was at the helm of the NSC at the time, but the official said Mr Bannon's role on the committee had nothing to do with the troubles facing Mr...

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North Korea test-fires missile into sea ahead of Trump-Xi summit

North Korea frequently makes unspecific threats in its state media. QUOTABLE: "To some extent, the market's imagination appears to be running wild with the possibilities of the outcome from this m...

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Susan Rice asked for 'unmasking for national security, source says

USA security agencies routinely spy on phone calls from foreign powers. "Allright, President Trump, right-wing media types", he opened, "peddling a fake scandal". "The allegation is that somehow the...

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Trump declares Syria chem attack crossed 'many, many lines'

Trump declares Syria chem attack crossed 'many, many lines'

Syrian opposition claimed Tuesday forces loyal to President Bashar Assad had used a chemical gas on people in the northwestern province, killing almost 80 and injuring 200. Trump seems to think that s...

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Assange Likely to Continue Living in Embassy Following Ecuadorian Election

However, after a fraught and drawn-out contest, victory appears to have been handed to Lenin Moreno, the successor to outgoing president (and Assange ally) Rafael Correa . He urged his supporters to ...

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New RTI rules throw cold water on crusade for truth

New RTI rules throw cold water on crusade for truth

Since the DoPT has invited suggestions on this regard from citizens of India until April 15, we need to rain comments that vehemently disagree with the problematic clauses in the draft rules of the RT...

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GOP has undermined Obamacare from the start

A new web page from the Department of Health and Human Services touts the Trump administration's efforts to undermine the law. In a featured video with The Daily Caller, I also discusses CCHF's...

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Haley condemns Russia, Iran after chemical attack in Syria

Haley condemns Russia, Iran after chemical attack in Syria

As he has previously, Trump blamed the crisis in Syria on former President Barack Obama and his failure to take action after stating that a chemical attack would be a "red line" requiring a military...

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Politicians hold hands to support couple in homophobic attack in Netherlands

Politicians hold hands to support couple in homophobic attack in Netherlands

Sewratan-Vernes has a severed lip and lost four teeth, while Vernes-Sewratan had injuries to his legs, back, chest and ribs from the attack. Lawmakers from the D66 party Alexander Pechtold and Wout...

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