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Govt defends decision to link PAN with Aadhaar in Supreme Court

Govt defends decision to link PAN with Aadhaar in Supreme Court

The Attorney General argued that mandatory Aadhaar was the only way to check black money. On the aspect of privacy , the A-G argued that citizens can not expect state to provide security, facilitie...

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AMD's stock plunges toward biggest loss in over 12 years

AMD's stock plunges toward biggest loss in over 12 years

By comparison, Advanced Micro Devices' (AMD ) stock price rose a whopping 284% during the same period, indicating strength in the discrete GPU (graphics processing unit) market. P/E ( price to earnin...

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No approach from Norwich for O'Neill - Northern Irish FA

No approach from Norwich for O'Neill - Northern Irish FA

O'Neill took over as Northern Ireland manager in 2011 and led the country to an unlikely round-of-16 appearance in Euro 2016, where they lost 1-0 to Wales. Norwich's newly appointed director of footba...

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North Korea Defies the World

U.S. officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters the missile was probably a medium-range weapon known as a KN-17 and appeared to have broken up within minutes of taking off. The rogu...

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Trump says he's had tougher gig than presidency

Trump says he's had tougher gig than presidency

Since taking office, Duterte has encouraged the extrajudicial killings of thousands of his own citizens accused of dealing or using drugs. "By effectively endorsing Duterte's murderous "war on d...

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BJP trying to push revolt against me, says TTV Dinakaran

He also hit out Finance Minister D Jayakumar for making "immature", statements on the merger issue. Jayakumar, flanked by several ministers, said they were prepared to hold talks with Panneerselvam....

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'Mother of all marches' turns deadly in Venezuela, as Maduro arms militia

The government last year abruptly postponed regional elections the opposition were heavily favoured to win and stopped a petition drive to force a referendum seeking the president's removal before el...

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Two US service members killed in Afghanistan - Pentagon

As Bowman told NPR's All Things Considered at the time, "There are now some 8,500 Americans in Afghanistan, and they have two jobs - training the Afghan forces and also going on combat missions with...

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THAAD anti-missile system operational in South Korea

THAAD anti-missile system operational in South Korea

Later, White House clarified that before a meeting would take place, North Korea would need to meet many conditions. "His point was he assumed power at a young age when his father passed away and ...

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Trump offers praise, willing to meet Kim

Trump offers praise, willing to meet Kim

US President Donald Trump has warned of a possible "major conflict" while Pyongyang has carried out a series of failed missile tests, including one on Saturday, and a massive live- fire military exerc...

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Trump Tax Plan 'Draconian' for New Jersey: State Official

Trump Tax Plan 'Draconian' for New Jersey: State Official

But previous efforts failed amid opposition spurred in part by a pledge not to raise taxes from Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform that many lawmakers signed. Under Trump's plan, the seven...

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Government 'needs a good shutdown,' frustrated Trump tweets

Despite concessions on issues like border wall funding, Trump said at a U.S. Air Force Academy Commander-in-Chief trophy presentation that, "our Republican team had its own victory - under the radar...

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Arab League urges ICRC to intervene on Palestinian prisoners

Israeli authorities deal with the PA on electrical and fuel supplies for Gaza because Israel does not engage with Hamas, which it regards as a terrorist organization. On Thursday, nearly all businesse...

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Turkey Blocks Access to Wikipedia

The watchdog site also wrote that the administrative block would need to be followed by a full court blocking order in the next few days. The law which gave provisions to the authorities to block W...

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LeBron James has won his last 21 1st-round games

The Cavs have a few days of rest in front of them. It's enough to put everyone's mind at ease as they wait to find out their next opponent. Cleveland won the first contest by just one point and fo...

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Police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting

Police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting

Police said one of the officers was in a vehicle which had been stopped at a red light by the attacker. French officials said gunman Karim Cheurfi, who was shot dead, was a troubled 39-year old. Ber...

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Suspect In UT Stabbing Spree Had Mental Health Issues

Suspect In UT Stabbing Spree Had Mental Health Issues

After Monday's attack that killed one and injured three others, speculation was rampant on social media that Kendrex White, 21, had targeted members of UT fraternities and sororities. She had been s...

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Dallas police: Firefighter shot, transferred to hospital

Dallas police: Firefighter shot, transferred to hospital

Emergency responders were treating the civilian around 11:30 a.m.in a neighborhood east of downtown when another person approached, opened fired and critically injured the paramedic, according to a s...

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USDA prepared to scale back on healthy school lunch choices

USDA prepared to scale back on healthy school lunch choices

As his first major action in office, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said the Agriculture Department will delay an upcoming requirement to lower the amount of sodium in meals while continuing...

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North Korea's missile test fails

Moon Seong Mook, a South Korean analyst and former military official, says that the North could be gaining valuable knowledge from the failed launches as it continues to improve its technologies for m...

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Seoul: THAAD can defend against North Korean missiles

Tension on the Korean peninsula has been high for weeks over fears the North may conduct a long-range missile test, or its sixth nuclear test, around the time of the April 15 anniversary of its state ...

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Japan to send biggest warship to protect U.S. supply vessel

Japan to send biggest warship to protect U.S. supply vessel

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Izumo departed Yokosuka Monday to link up with the USNS Richard E. Byrd off the Boso peninsula near Tokyo. Under Japan's security legisl...

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Obamas to visit Chicago to discuss planned library, museum

If you'd like to book the former first lady for your next party or Wall Street retreat, it will cost you a whopping $200,000 for a single speech. Therefore, Michelle Obama's speaking fee is about as...

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New Hamas document accepts Palestinian state with 1967 borders

New Hamas document accepts Palestinian state with 1967 borders

The group reaffirmed that it will not recognize Israel, renounce violence or recognize previous interim Israeli-Palestinian peace deals - the West's long-standing conditions for dealing with Hamas. It...

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Marco Rubio urging Donald Trump to pressure Palestinian Leadership on "rewarding terrorism"

According to Mashaal, the document was created to explain Hamas's policy and positions to Palestinians, the Arab world and the broader global community. With this tough new approach, Abbas can tell...

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French Historian Who Predicted Obama Victory Says Le Pen Can Win

While they will not back Le Pen, many say they will stay at home rather than vote for him. Poland's Foreign Ministry is denouncing French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's comparison of Pol...

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Turkish Army, Syrian Kurds Trade Artillery Fire Across Border

Turkish warplanes killed more than two dozen Kurdish fighters Tuesday in strikes in Syria and Iraq , where the Kurds are key players in the battle against the Islamic State group. Dorrian said Turke...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Second ceasefire violation by Pakistan in 48 hours

Jammu and Kashmir: Second ceasefire violation by Pakistan in 48 hours

Pakistan has denied that its military was involved in the attack. "Pakistan Army is a highly professional force and shall never disrespect a soldier, even Indian", it maintained in a statement. Givi...

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Tillerson: Iran nuclear agreement fails to ensure non-nuclear Iran

Mr Tillerson said the 2015 deal between Iran and six world powers failed "to achieve the objective of a non-nuclear Iran and only delays its goal of becoming a nuclear state". Trump has vowed to t...

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French Presidential Candidate Marine Le Pen Steps Aside As National Front Leader

French Presidential Candidate Marine Le Pen Steps Aside As National Front Leader

Since Sunday, the 48-year-old has been first out of the blocks ahead of Macron, who has been widely criticised for making a triumphal post-results speech and then partying in a chic bistro. That poses...

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Clinton blames misogyny, FBI, Russia, herself for 2016 loss

The former Democratic presidential nominee discussed the presidential contest during the Women for Women International's annual luncheon in NY. "It wasn't a ideal campaign". And she said she was...

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Sainsbury's pre-tax profit falls 8%

Sainsbury's pre-tax profit falls 8%

J Sainsbury PLC (SBRY.LN) reported a 0.6% fall Wednesday in full-year like-for-like sales, excluding fuel, to 29.11 billion pounds ($37.6 billion) and cut its dividend. The company also expects to del...

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Failed North Korean missile was headed for Russian Federation before being detonated

So it's little wonder that South Koreans are bewildered by President Donald Trump's use of the term "smart cookie" to refer to current leader Kim Jong Un, and by Trump's assertion that he'd be "hono...

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Germany's Merkel arrives in Russia for talks with Putin

They two leaders set the foundation for what could be their first face-to-face meeting in July. This time, the White House didn't say who else huddled with Trump around the Resolute Desk as he spoke t...

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Euro jumps as Macron and Le Pen enter second round of elections

Euro jumps as Macron and Le Pen enter second round of elections

On Monday, polls in France showed about 60 percent of voters supported Macron, compared to less than 40 percent for Le Pen. His party's candidate, Benoit Hamon, was knocked out in the first round...

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