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BJP stakes claim to form govt in Manipur; meets Governor Najma Heptulla

BJP stakes claim to form govt in Manipur; meets Governor Najma Heptulla

BJP has put up 36 aspirants, Congress 37 and AAP is contesting on 39 seats and each of them backing independents in a few seats. Manipur on Saturday threw up a hung assembly with the ruling Congress...

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No more love for WikiLeaks from Trump after Central Intelligence Agency hacked

No more love for WikiLeaks from Trump after Central Intelligence Agency hacked

Spicer wasn't the only Executive Branch employee to comment. WikiLeaks said the Central Intelligence Agency had purposefully withheld information from the manufacturers about the vulnerabilities in ...

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John McCain Tells Trump To Retract His Baseless Wiretap Allegation Against Obama

John McCain Tells Trump To Retract His Baseless Wiretap Allegation Against Obama

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said on CNN's " State of the Union " said Trump should "either retract [his accusation] or provide the information that the American people deserve". " If the allegation...

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Chong Wei claims fourth All-England title

Chong Wei claims fourth All-England title

Chong Wei, who almost did not make the trip following a knee injury last month, showed no signs of trouble and instead looked more determined than ever to prove a point this year. Without no hesitatio...

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India Came Back Hard at Australia in 2nd Test, Says Matthew Wade

India Came Back Hard at Australia in 2nd Test, Says Matthew Wade

Starc has been hampered by injuries during the course of his career but has emerged as a key player for his side in all formats of the game and is ranked in the world's top 10 in both Test and ODI cr...

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The GOP's Plan to Repeal and Replace Obamacare Has Inspired Countless Memes

The GOP's Plan to Repeal and Replace Obamacare Has Inspired Countless Memes

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier, who represents Richmond and surrounding cities, released a statement Tuesday providing his opinion on the newly released Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Hea...

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Health care power shift looms large for Nashville leaders

But equally wrong is that this bill does not address the problem of states increasingly steering Medicaid dollars originally intended for the truly needy and disabled to able-bodied adults. Reality Ch...

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May fully committed to National Insurance reform, says Number 10

May fully committed to National Insurance reform, says Number 10

County councillor David Williams, portfolio holder for enterprise, said: "The decision to raise extra revenue to fund social care from the National Insurance contributions of the self-employed does re...

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Jones opposes Republican health care plan

Jones opposes Republican health care plan

Conservative groups were also quick to oppose the bill , including Heritage Action, Americans for Prosperity, Freedom Action and Club for Growth, because they say the Republican bill does not go fa...

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Loss deprives Mavs of automatic NCAA Tournament bid

Loss deprives Mavs of automatic NCAA Tournament bid

Troy, on the other hand, needed two upsets. It will be the Trojans' first championship game since losing to North Texas in 2010. Neither team found its footing offensively to start as both teams com...

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ISIS pummeled in Mosul while coalition plots assault on Syrian 'capital'

ISIS pummeled in Mosul while coalition plots assault on Syrian 'capital'

The Marines will provide artillery support to the local forces, which have been working since December to isolate the city of Raqqa in advance of a full offensive on the city. He said that in a situat...

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Paul Ryan Says 'No Evidence' on Trump Wiretapping

Paul Ryan Says 'No Evidence' on Trump Wiretapping

The Arizona Republican also stated - although he did not do so vigorously - that while he's not going to tell Trump how to be president, such an accusation "requires corroboration" because Trump's acc...

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Malaysia hopes to open N.Korea talks `in next few days`

On Tuesday, the two countries barred each other's citizens from leaving. Azmi said Beijing had a very strong influence over Pyongyang, and Beijing also trusted Kuala Lumpur, so this made the superpo...

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Manipur Election Results: Congress or BJP, small parties to play King makers!

Manipur Election Results: Congress or BJP, small parties to play King makers!

The party has also claimed the National People's Party wrote to Governor Heptulla to support its bid to form a government, even though NPP MLAs joined BJP legislators when they paid the Governor a vis...

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TDP MLA Bhuma Nagi Reddy Passed Away Due to Cardiac Arrest

TDP MLA Bhuma Nagi Reddy Passed Away Due to Cardiac Arrest

According to sources Nagi Reddy was initially shifted to hospital in Allagadda and later to Nandyal. He did not respond to medication and was declared dead. This was his third and final heart stroke. ...

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Philip Hammond defends 2% rise in National Insurance for self-employed

Philip Hammond defends 2% rise in National Insurance for self-employed

Around 2.5m sole traders will see their bills go up as a result. In its manifesto for the 2015 election the Conservative party said "a Conservative Government will not increase the rates of VAT,...

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Iraqi forces capture over half of western Mosul

Federal police and Rapid Response units said they had entered the Bab al-Tob area of the Old City, where the fight is expected to be toughest due to narrow alleyways through which armored vehicles can...

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Spring Forward: Change Your Clocks for Daylight Savings Time

Spring Forward: Change Your Clocks for Daylight Savings Time

Sunday. The common 9-volt batteries in most smoke alarms generally last six months, so it's good to replace them twice a year. 20-minute increments? Be happy that in 1905, the British roundly igno...

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Indian Defense Minister to Become Next Chief Minister of Goa

Indian Defense Minister to Become Next Chief Minister of Goa

The BJP has its own 21 MLAs and secured support of 11 others adding up to 32 legislators. The BJP has enlisted the support of two independents, three members each of the Goa Forward Party (GFP) and ...

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Mosul IS battle: 'Remains of prisoners' found at mass grave site

Smaller groups of countries have regularly met since the December 2014 meeting. One of the Shia jihadist groups - the Abbas Division - is fighting alongside the regular Iraqi army, which in recent d...

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Indian Prime Minister Modi's party ahead in state polls

Indian Prime Minister Modi's party ahead in state polls

Many local voters said having the BJP in power both nationally and in the state assembly would be beneficial to UP. From BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has personally staked his reputation by cam...

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Congress needs to promote strong regional leaders, not Rahul Gandhi

Congress needs to promote strong regional leaders, not Rahul Gandhi

The BJP stunned the Congress by picking up most of the 10 assembly seats in Amethi and Rae Bareli, the Lok Sabha constituencies of Rahul and Sonia Gandhi. Congress spokesman Sanjay Jha said, "It is a ...

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Palestinian Leader, President Trump Hold First Phone Call

Palestinian Leader, President Trump Hold First Phone Call

He said Mr Trump had stressed "his commitment to a peace process that will lead to a real peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis". "The president promised his full commitment to peace and t...

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Twitch launches new desktop app for game streaming

Twitch launches new desktop app for game streaming

Now that Curse has been fully integrated into the Twitch family, the revised app aims to be a one-stop destination for Twitch power users. The time has now come for the streaming service to expand to ...

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Bus crash in Haiti kills at least 34 people during parade

Bus crash in Haiti kills at least 34 people during parade

Following the crash other musicians and people in the parade began throwing rocks at the bus and passing vehicles, injuring others, a Ministry of the Interior spokesperson said. Officials said 17 othe...

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Iraqi forces recapture 'over a third' of west Mosul

The consistent advance - more than two weeks since the new push started to clear Mosul's western side of IS militants - has been a major blow to the extremists who once controlled almost a third of I...

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Huckabee: Sessions' Call for Obama Attorneys' Resignations Is Common Occurrence

Dozens of USA attorneys were expected to file their walking papers Friday, as Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked for the resignations of 46 of their number appointed by President Barack Obama. He wa...

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Is BJP Cobbling Together A Government In Goa?

Is BJP Cobbling Together A Government In Goa?

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday that he would become Chief Minister of Goa if the party asks him to do so. "He [Parrikar] will be the new Chief Minister of the state of Goa as BJP w...

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Convenience store owned by Indian-American targetted in Florida

Convenience store owned by Indian-American targetted in Florida

Lloyd later told investigators that he did that to do his bit for America as he was angry what the Muslims were doing in the Middle East . Richard Lloyd told deputies he wanted to " run the Ara...

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US Could Send 1000 More Soldiers in Islamic State Counteroffensive

US Could Send 1000 More Soldiers in Islamic State Counteroffensive

Meanwhile, U.S. forces assisting in the attack on Raqqa will be operating in an area not far from Russian forces supporting Syrian President Bashar al Assad. The fact that President Donald Trump's adm...

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Trump touts government jobs report he once derided

Trump touts government jobs report he once derided

While citizen Donald Trump used to question the validity of the monthly reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, President Donald Trump welcomed Friday's better-than-expected report showing th...

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Bear shot dead at zoo after escaping with brother

Bear shot dead at zoo after escaping with brother

They were evacuated after Tips' bold rush to freedom, after some were ushered to safety in nearby buildings, including the monkey house , reported Deutsche Welle, citing an article in the Osnabrücke...

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Jordan releases Israeli schoolgirls killer

Jordan releases Israeli schoolgirls killer

Four months later, a Jordanian military court sentenced Daqamseh to life in prison, which usually means a 25-year sentence in Jordan. Daqamseh's motives were never entirely clear, but he told the na...

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Dutch riot police break up pro-Erdogan demonstration in Rotterdam

Dutch TV footage showed police stopping the minister's convoy 30 metres from the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam and preventing her from entering the building. He said he appropriately accused the Dutc...

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Panicking Civilians Flee Under Fire in West Mosul as Fighting Intensifieds

Panicking Civilians Flee Under Fire in West Mosul as Fighting Intensifieds

Iraqi archaeologists think that tunnels dug by Islamic State militants under a destroyed shrine in Mosul have revealed the palace of an ancient Assyrian king who ruled some 2,700 years ago. A doctor...

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