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Pradhan may be BJP's CM face for Odisha

Indeed, this point in BJP's his-tory could be seen as its peak. The government seeks to present before the present and future generations the sacrifices made by the tribal communities in the country...

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Carrier strike group wasn't headed to Korean Peninsula, despite Trump's saber-rattling

Carl Vinson?" she asked. "The president said we have an armada that's going toward the peninsula", Mr Spicer told reporters. Trump said in an interview with Fox News on April 9 that he dispatc...

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Trump says Iran violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

Tillerson, seeking to reinforce the idea that the USA is forcefully countering Iran's destabilising behaviour in the Middle East, also described Tehran as a "leading state sponsor of terror". His comm...

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Turkey: Election board rejects referendum appeals

Turkey: Election board rejects referendum appeals

The CHP has led criticism of the result of Sunday's referendum, particularly the YSK's decision to include ballot papers unverified by the local electoral board in the count. A prosecutor will now con...

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New York City firefighter dies after fall while battling blaze

New York City firefighter dies after fall while battling blaze

As CBS2's Raegan Medgie reported, there was a solemn mood at the hospital where the firefighter's family, the FDNY chaplain, a van full of uniformed firefighters, and Mayor Bill de Blasio had arrived ...

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Trump orders review of Iran nuclear deal; Tillerson says Iran complying

The National Iranian American Council ( NIAC) said Wednesday that President Trump could effectively rip up the accord, by violating its terms on sanctions . Despite the sanctions relief, Iran rema...

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Pence says U.S. stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Trump says the US wants peace and he hopes North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un wants peace. "It will instead seek a bilateral deal with Japan which it hopes will give United States companies better acces...

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Turkey election board 'rejects referendum annulment bid'

On Sunday, the YSK suddenly announced that ballots that had not been verified as genuine by election officials would be allowed, which led to a protest by the main opposition Republican People's Party...

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North Korea mock-up video shows missiles blowing up the United States

Asked if secret USA intervention caused the explosion of the North Korean test launch, White House Deputy National Security Adviser K.T. McFarland said Sunday, "We can't talk about secret intelligence...

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Campaigning begins as MPs vote for snap General Election

Campaigning begins as MPs vote for snap General Election

That represented a third consecutive General Election victory in Weston for the Conservative candidate, and he is hoping for a similar result in June. "I believe that at this moment of enormous nation...

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Trump confident in Sisi's commitment to protecting christians in Egypt

Trump confident in Sisi's commitment to protecting christians in Egypt

The blast in Egypt's second-largest city came hours after a bomb struck in a Coptic church in Tanta. The Palm Sunday attacks, the single deadliest day for Egypt's Christians in decades, rattled ...

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Teenager killed as Venezuelans march against the Government

Teenager killed as Venezuelans march against the Government

Venezuela is reeling under political turmoil fuelled by an economic crisis due to falling oil prices, and President Nicolas Maduro's attempts to gag the Opposition. The elections council, which is sym...

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Mass arrest in Nigeria of young men caught celebrating a gay wedding

Mass arrest in Nigeria of young men caught celebrating a gay wedding

Homosexual acts are banned in the socially conservative Nigeria and are punishable by up to 14 years in jail. The suspects pled not guilty and the chief magistrate set bail for each of them at 500,000...

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Tags: North Korea | carl vinson | carrier

Other Pentagon officials told CNN that the USS Carl Vinson supercarrier and its strike group won't arrive near Korean until the end of the month. The problem was, the carrier, the Carl Vinson ,...

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Uganda declares end to mission to pursue warlord Kony

Uganda declares end to mission to pursue warlord Kony

The army says the withdrawal is mainly because they have successfully neutralised the Lord's Resistance Army. The first group of the Ugandan contingent which was based in northeastern Democratic Rep...

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Why did U.S. really attack Syria?

Vladimir Putin was equally pessimistic. Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Russian leader on Wednesday gave Tillerson his view of the causes of the current "deadlock" in bilateral ties. "We ar...

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Erdogan insists Turkey reforms don't make him a dictator — CNN Exclusive

The spokesperson for the European Commission, Margaritis Schinas, said the call comes after Turkey rejected worldwide observers' criticism of the referendum on Sunday, in which over 51 per cent of vot...

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Indian ISIS miltants reportedly killed in US' MOAB attack in Afghanistan

Near the blast site of the "Mother of All Bombs ", U.S. and Afghan forces are trying to dislodge Islamic State from a mountain stronghold where the militant group recently established a new front. US...

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North Korea's soldiers parade missiles and march as U.S. tensions rise

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida made the comment to reporters Saturday just as a massive parade started in North Korea marking the 105th birthday of the country's late founder, Kim Il Sung. He said Kim...

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EU Urges Turkish Authorities to Launch 'Transparent Investigations' into Vote Results

Turkey's PM Binali Yildirim has called on the country's opposition to respect the outcome of the April 16 referendum. To the dismay of opposition parties and "No" supporters, the YSK made a last-mi...

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British Parliament approves snap election

British Parliament approves snap election

In fact, May's decision on Tuesday may shore up her party's negotiating position in upcoming talks. Matt Brief, head of dealing at IG, said: "This seven week campaign is set to be unlike any other p...

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Guentzel tallies hat trick in Penguins' win

Guentzel tallies hat trick in Penguins' win

The Columbus Blue Jackets will try to engineer the unlikeliest of playoff comebacks without one of their most dynamic players. Thanks to a pair of Maple Leafs goals late in the second period the t...

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Craig Shakespeare 'will not gamble' on Wes Morgan fitness

Craig Shakespeare 'will not gamble' on Wes Morgan fitness

Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare: "There is a tinge of disappointment, especially when you go two up away from home". We know what we are about at the King Power and know what we need to do. "If e...

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Real Brexit talks will only start after June vote: EU Commission

Real Brexit talks will only start after June vote: EU Commission

May is hoping to gain a bigger majority in Parliament for her Conservatives . "The prime minister yesterday said she was calling a general election because parliament was blocking Brexit, but t...

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Mexico USA in Joint Bid

Mexico USA in Joint Bid

Mexico hosted in 1970 and 1986 (when Canada made its only World Cup appearance), and the USA staged the competition in 1994. There are plenty of other reasons some might reasonably remain skept...

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DSS: Boko Haram plot to attack US, UK Embassies in Abuja foiled

DSS: Boko Haram plot to attack US, UK Embassies in Abuja foiled

In a separate statement , UNICEF said it was concerned that children were being held by the Nigerian military for alleged association with Boko Haram fighters. The upcoming third anniversary of t...

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BC party leaders to stake out positions in first election campaign debate

Horgan said the platform is based on the financial figures in the government's spring budget, telling Clark that Finance Minister Michael de Jong's analysis of the budget released Wednesday was an emb...

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We won't consider OSCE report on referendum: Erdogan

The U.S. State Department said it had taken note of the European monitors' concerns and looked forward to a final report , urging the Turkish government to protect the rights and freedoms of all citi...

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Germany doesn't see vote disrupting Brexit talks

The talks are expected to be hard. "If the negotiations were coming to a conclusion with a few months to go before a general election our European partners would see that as a sign of weakness and u...

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Indian Politicians To Stand Trial Over 1992 Mosque Destruction

Indian Politicians To Stand Trial Over 1992 Mosque Destruction

While upholding the special court's order, the high court had said CBI at no point of time, either during the trial at Rae Bareily or in its revision petition, ever stated that there was offence of ...

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Fresno gunman gave police blow-by-blow of shootings of 3 men

Fresno gunman gave police blow-by-blow of shootings of 3 men

The man suspected of killing three white men in a racially motivated attack in Fresno has a criminal history with arrests starting when he was 13. Kori Ali Muhammad told his family there was a war g...

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United Airlines CEO: No one will be fired in passenger ejection

United Airlines CEO: No one will be fired in passenger ejection

He and other executives vowed to treat customers with dignity, and said that what happened to Dao will never happen again. According to Dao's attorney , the man suffered a concussion and a broken n...

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'We're not getting along with Russian Federation at all'

But Russia used its veto for the eighth time during Syria's six-year-old civil war to shield president Assad's government. The agreement was suspended after the U.S. But Mr Tillerson repeated the ...

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Syrian regime launches airstrike on town still mourning chemical attack

Cavusoglu, whose country is a strong backer of the Syrian opposition, said the most ideal process will be a political solution that leads to a transitional government accepted by all Syrians as soon a...

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Widespread student protests spark tension in Kashmir Valley

Violence was reported from at least four institutions in the Valley - including the Kashmir University and the Women's College in Srinagar and colleges in Tral and Sopore. Colleges are places of learn...

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