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Explosion In Helmand Leaves 11 Dead

In a text message to journalists, Taliban spokesman Qari Yousuf Ahmadi said the group was behind the early-morning attack. Provincial Governor Hayatullah Hayyat, accompanied by military and police c...

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US Officials Say Flynn Did Talk Russia Sanctions Before Inauguration

US Officials Say Flynn Did Talk Russia Sanctions Before Inauguration

But in Washington, political differences have become war by other means. What Flynn's views are isn't even the main issue. Toward the end of December, then-President Obama imposed sanctions that inc...

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Tamil Nadu Thriller: OPS Camp Expands And Sasikala May Spring A Surprise

AIADMK had claimed that 131 MLAs had attended a meeting called by her yesterday in the wake of a rebellion by Panneerselvam. Her convoy had over 30 vehicles when she went to Koovathur on Saturday. "To...

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Congress turned Uttarakhand from 'dev-bhoomi' to 'loot-bhoomi': PM Modi

Congress turned Uttarakhand from 'dev-bhoomi' to 'loot-bhoomi': PM Modi

Lakhs of servicemen/ex-servicemen and their family members residing in Uttarakhand, the development might help the BJP in the polls, observers say. Naidu said if Telangana State is developing, it wo...

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Trump endorses 'One China' policy in phone call with Xi Jinping

Trump endorses 'One China' policy in phone call with Xi Jinping

Washington maintains the position that Taiwan's sovereignty is an unresolved issue. One Weibo user noted "Trump's daughter visits China's embassy and wishes China a happy New Year!" China's gover...

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Nazi-era German anthem at tennis tournament sparks outrage

Although that stanza was sung prior to Nazi rule of Germany and traditionally had been the opening portion of the anthem, according to the Press Association, the words have since become synonymous wit...

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All Options on the Table for Immigration Executive Order Case

All Options on the Table for Immigration Executive Order Case

Days earlier, Trump accused U.S. District Judge James Robart, a federal judge in Seattle judge who suspended Trump's travel ban, of opening the United States to "potential terrorists". It also could a...

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Take it Trump! North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

Take it Trump! North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

While on the same visit, Mattis vowed that the US would follow through with plans and promises to deploy a USA -developed missile defense system to South Korea sometime later in 2017. It flew about 31...

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Clashes in Paris suburb after 'police rape' of young man

Clashes in Paris suburb after 'police rape' of young man

The youth worker suffered such severe injuries during the arrest and the alleged rape that he needed major emergency surgery and still remains hospitalised. Théo said he confronted the policemen for a...

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Guv seeks legal opinion after meeting Panneerselvam, Sasikala — AIADMK Crisis

Guv seeks legal opinion after meeting Panneerselvam, Sasikala — AIADMK Crisis

A man of few words, he said some truths had to be told and that he was being guided by the spirit of "Amma" (mother) Jayalalithaa. Tamil Nadu's governor is still evaluating the legal opinion on V.K....

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Rescuers Refloat About 100 Stranded Whales On New Zealand Beach

Department of Conservation's Regional Manager Andrew Lamason told AFP that at least 416 pilot whales were washed ashore in the Golden Bay region's Farewell Spit located on the northern tip of Ne...

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Syrian opposition forms single delegation for Geneva talks

Syrian opposition forms single delegation for Geneva talks

The Syrian opposition will announce on Saturday its delegates for the next round of United Nations -based peace talks in Geneva planned for later this month, the main opposition umbrella group said. T...

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Popular heroine seeks an explanation from the Tamil Nadu Governor

Popular heroine seeks an explanation from the Tamil Nadu Governor

It is for the Governor to decide whether Panneerselvam should be given a chance to prove his majority in the House. The legislators were hurriedly bussed to hotels and resorts two days ago to minimi...

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Iran allowing Syria-bound Russian planes to use airspace

Iran allowing Syria-bound Russian planes to use airspace

Heading a high-ranking delegation, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin is slated to pay a visit to Iran in coming weeks and hold talks on Tehran-Moscow cooperation in various areas, including...

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Indian Nobel laureate's stolen medal replica found

Indian Nobel laureate's stolen medal replica found

Notably, in last week, a gang of thieves allegedly decamped with a replica of the Nobel Medal and the citation, along with some mementos and jewellery, from Satyarthi's Kalkaji residence. It was also ...

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Chris Collins tells Kellyanne Conway's critics to 'get a life'

Chris Collins tells Kellyanne Conway's critics to 'get a life'

Fox , former general counsel and former acting director of the Office of Government Ethics , told the newspaper. "You can get it online". Ms Trump has said she would step away from her company wh...

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People protest to defund Planned Parenthood, counter protest in support of organization

People protest to defund Planned Parenthood, counter protest in support of organization

They say women should choose adoption instead. "You know I think it's really important because the people in our community realize how important the services we provide are and know that Planned Par...

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Panneer slams Sasikala; wants Jaya's residence to be declared memorial

The only Congress leader who is supporting Sasikala is Thiruvanakarasu. M P s from Namakkal and Krishnagiri, P R Sundaram and K Ashok Kumar, extended their support to Panneerselvam, who has raised a b...

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WWII bomb discovery forces evacuation in Greek city of Thessaloniki

WWII bomb discovery forces evacuation in Greek city of Thessaloniki

Regional authorities said the entire operation would take up to eight hours, but local military spokesman Colonel Nikos Phanios was more cautious. On January 23, some 60 people were evacuated in Hon...

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Trump Says He Had A 'Very, Very Warm Conversation' With Chinese President

Trump Says He Had A 'Very, Very Warm Conversation' With Chinese President

Under its one China policy, the USA acknowledges and respects China's one China principle that Taiwan is a part of China, but does not accept it. Washington maintains the position that Taiwan's ...

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White House Staffer Kellyanne Conway Encourages People To

White House Staffer Kellyanne Conway Encourages People To "Go Buy Ivanka's Stuff"

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters on Thursday that Conway was "counseled" about the comment , but declined to elaborate on what that meant. Appearing on "Fox & Friends" on Thu...

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Conway 'Counseled' For Plugging Trump Products

Conway 'Counseled' For Plugging Trump Products

After Nordstrom made a decision to drop Ivanka Trump's fashion line from its department stores, a number of retailers have recently followed suit. His use of a White House twitter platform to inte...

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Two jawans martyred in J&K's Kulgam; encounter underway

According to reports, the security forces have launched a manhunt to nab three other terrorists who have been injured in the gunbattle and are hiding. "The incident took place when a joint team of pol...

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Immigration authorities arrest 160 during week-long raids

Immigration authorities arrest 160 during week-long raids

Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro confirmed there was a "targeted operation" taking place in the state and said he was "concerned" about the raids. "It sounds as if the majority are people who would have ...

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SNL: Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer Hawks for Ivanka, Explains Vetting

Spicer also described Nordstrom's decision to stop selling Ivanka Trump's clothing line as "light terrorism", before showcasing an Ivanka bracelet and high-heeled shoes. Spicer also dealt with reporte...

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Iran: ISIL Elements Arrested in Vicinity of Tehran

Trump and his predecessors is that they used to work in the shadows whereas he says what the Americans think", Ali Akbar Velayati said . The protest comes after Iran's most powerful authority, Supr...

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Sangeet's brother held for carrying gun inside booth

A report from Baghpat said RLD workers obstructed Dalit voters from exercising their franchise in Looyan village under Badaut area leading to clash. In Meerut, where Gagan Som, the brother of sittin...

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Trump Criticized Obama-Era Nuclear Arms Deal During Call With Putin

Trump Criticized Obama-Era Nuclear Arms Deal During Call With Putin

The New START deal, if you are unaware (which is totally okay for you to be because you're not president) was a deal negotiated by Russian Federation and the U.S.to reduce the number of strategic nucl...

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Warren Banned From Speaking By Republicans During Sessions Confirmation Debate

Warren Banned From Speaking By Republicans During Sessions Confirmation Debate

She was given an explanation", he said . It's that last part that quickly caught fire on social media , nearly immediately trending as #ShePersisted as soon as the words were public. McConnell c...

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Chavo Guerrero Sr. dead at age 68

Chavo Guerrero Sr. dead at age 68

He was still wrestling as recently as past year and even appeared on a recent episode of Lucha Underground in a segment with Mysterio. The oldest son of Gory Guerrero , Chavo Classic was best kno...

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Sam Rainsy Resigns as Opposition Party President

Sam Rainsy is the opposition's most dynamic and popular figure, and virtually embodies the opposition in challenging Hun Sen for more than two decades. Sam Rainsy, in announcing his resignation in a l...

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'Dear White People' TV series teaser released by Netflix

YESTERDAY a super-short trailer for upcoming series Dear White People announced its April 28 release date, and simultaneously pissed off a bunch of the alt-right. And because racists are low-level th...

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I had expelled Sasikala even before she expelled me: AIADMK presidium chairman

I had expelled Sasikala even before she expelled me: AIADMK presidium chairman

Ms Sasikala was elected as General Secretary at the AIADMK General Council on December 29 previous year and two days later sheassumed office and vowed to lead the party on the path and principleslaid ...

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AG Jeff Sessions Just Quietly Sent a Message About Transgender Rights

AG Jeff Sessions Just Quietly Sent a Message About Transgender Rights

But on Friday night the Justice Department and the states filed a joint notice saying both sides moved to cancel the hearing. In a legal brief filed on Friday, the Justice Department rolled back an ...

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Putin is ready to meet Trump in Melania's home country

The treaty came up when Putin "raised the possibility of extending" it, two USA officials and one former US official with knowledge of the call told Reuters . The White House declined to comment. ...

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