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John McCain's opposition to Central Intelligence Agency nominee Gina Haspel saying, "It doesn't matter, he's dying anyway", at a meeting of White House communications staffers Thursday. After watching Haspel's Senate testimony Wednesday, McCain issued a statement saying that although Haspel is "a patriot" and a longtime public servant, her past work at the Central Intelligence Agency overseeing interrogation programs was "disturbing".
  • Georgia officers sickened by chemicals after finding a body

    Georgia officers sickened by chemicals after finding a body

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    Three Dekalb County police officers entered the room and reported feeling dizzy and nauseous after coming into contact with the chemical that had killed a 48-year-old man in the room. Campbell says responding officers smelled a chemical odor that began to make them sick, and two or three were sent to an Atlanta-area hospital to be checked out.
  • After Jehanabad, another gang rape video goes viral in Bihar

    After Jehanabad, another gang rape video goes viral in Bihar

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    In the video, four men are seen laughing and sexually assaulting the woman even as she is begging them to let her go. According to reports, after receiving the video on WhatsApp the state police headquarters directed Gaya SSP Rajiv Mishra, as the language used by the men revealed Magadh region comprising Gaya and other districts, to register a FIR and initiate an inquiry into the matter.
  • Kerala woman was aware that man was sexually assaulting daughter in theatre

    Kerala woman was aware that man was sexually assaulting daughter in theatre

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    Although the woman claimed she was not aware of the abuse, the police said she took her daughter to the theatre with the intention of exposing her to the abuse. However, the police failed to register any case against the man who abused the girl. However, the delayed police action against the accused evoked sharp criticism from different quarters, including the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC).
  • Seven found dead with gunshot wounds on west Australia property

    Seven found dead with gunshot wounds on west Australia property

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    The West Australian government would await the coroner's inquiry, he said. The dead include four children aged between 13 and eight. Ms Miles , who was separated from her husband, was described as a devoted mother who worked tirelessly to provide for her "smart and beautiful" children.
  • May reboots grammars plan with £50m for extra places

    May reboots grammars plan with £50m for extra places

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    Grammar schools will get a £50m boost from the Government to allow them to expand. This is a comparatively small pot of money - 0.1% of the total schools budget and funding less than 0.1% of all school places. However, schools review their admissions policies each year and since this investigation was conducted, several have updated them. Are grammars just playing catch up? The prime minister's most far-reaching proposals, such as creating new grammar schools, or allowing existing ...
  • Police issue Amber Alert after boy seen 'pulled into dark hatch'

    Police issue Amber Alert after boy seen 'pulled into dark hatch'

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    The Gold Coast schoolboy at the centre of an amber alert has been found in northern New South Wales. The boy was found by police in Grafton, nearly 240km away from Mudgeeraba, in NSW on Saturday morning. He said police believed the abduction was premeditated but that they were not ruling anything out. Earlier, Detective Inspector Marc Hogan said police had established a major incident room at Burleigh and had been searching through the night.
  • Summit Is Set: Trump-Kim To Meet June 12 In Singapore

    Summit Is Set: Trump-Kim To Meet June 12 In Singapore

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    Pompeo also suggested that the US and North Korea could one day be " partners ". It said the North will invite journalists from the United States, South Korea , China, Russia and Britain to witness the dismantling process. In North Korea's bombastic rhetoric, "denuclearization" has, for years, been a by-word for U.S. troop withdrawals from South Korea and and an excuse for stalling.
  • Getafe 0 Atletico Madrid 1: Koke strike settles ill-tempered clash

    Getafe 0 Atletico Madrid 1: Koke strike settles ill-tempered clash

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    Villarreal are fifth on 60, Betis sixth on 60 and Sevilla seventh on 55, three above Getafe and with a better head-to-head record than the Madrid side. Getafe were awarded a penalty late in the second half but Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak guessed right and beat away Moroccan midfielder Faycal Fajr's spot-kick to preserve the visiting side's lead.
  • Bolton warns economic sanctions possible for business with Iran

    Bolton warns economic sanctions possible for business with Iran

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    John Bolton, who is Trump's national security advisor, said that Tehran's military had exploited the easing of pressure on the Iranian economy to meddle in conflicts across the Middle East in the last three years. Bolton on Sunday reiterated the administration line that the US wants to work with its partners in new ways to counter a whole range of Iranian activity ― from its nuclear development to its support for forces around the Middle East that often work against American interests.
  • Guardiola names one player who makes Liverpool a contender

    Guardiola names one player who makes Liverpool a contender

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    It has been clear since the first few weeks of the season that Manchester City would regain the title this year. Of the six teams who achieved more than 90 points in a Premier League season, only Chelsea in 2004-05 got further than the quarter-final stage of the Champions League in their title-winning campaign.
  • Iran's Foreign Minister in China to rescue nuclear deal

    Iran's Foreign Minister in China to rescue nuclear deal

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    Answering a question about the United States imposing sanctions alone, without the support of China, Russia and Europe, Bolton said the USA was not alone. In a lengthy statement on Friday, the Iranian government warned that it would take "whatever reciprocal measures it deems expedient" if it is not fully compensated for the USA withdrawal from the nuclear agreement as provided for in the accord.
  • Iran hints it could remain in nuclear deal despite American withdrawal

    Iran hints it could remain in nuclear deal despite American withdrawal

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    He described Washington's exit from the nuclear deal as a "violation of morals", and stated that Tehran would abide by the agreement as long as it was protected from sanctions. sanctions. Iran signed the deal promising to halt its nuclear program in return for the lifting of worldwide sanctions. Speaking at the presser, President Rouhani noted that the talks with President Sirisena focused on the sale of Iranian crude oil, petrochemicals, building blocks, as well as technical and ...
  • Alistair Campbell: Dame Tessa Was Nobody's Pushover

    Alistair Campbell: Dame Tessa Was Nobody's Pushover

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    Dame Tessa Jowell has been described as an "inspirational" politician with "unflinching tenacity" as friends and colleagues shared heartfelt tributes following her death at the age of 70. Dame Tessa, who was diagnosed with brain cancer previous year, suffered a haemorrhage on Friday and she died on Saturday at the age of 70. "She died peacefully at the family home last night, shortly after 10pm".
  • Sitharaman defending corrupt BJP leaders, instead of protecting country

    Sitharaman defending corrupt BJP leaders, instead of protecting country

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    Chidambaram ) not having disclosed income held overseas", she said. P Chidambaram on Sunday hit back at Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman over her remarks describing the chargesheets against senior Congress leader's family members as the " Nawaz Sharif moment" of the grand old party, a reference to Pakistan Supreme Court's decision disqualifying its former PM from holding office because of non-disclosure of assets and income earned overseas.
  • President of India visits Siachen, interacts with troops

    President of India visits Siachen, interacts with troops

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    President Kovind, who is also the Supreme Commander of the armed forces, will be the first President to visit this camp since the visit of then President APJ Abdul Kalam in 2004. Referring to these situations, the President commended the soldiers for their agility, ideal mobilization and constant combat readiness. Lauding the bravery and valour of soldiers deployed in Siachen over the past 34 years, the President said, it gave every Indian the confidence that our borders were safe and ...
  • Mumbai terror attacks: Nawaz Sharif admits Pakistan's role

    Mumbai terror attacks: Nawaz Sharif admits Pakistan's role

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    Despite making sacrifices, our narrative is not being accepted. "Call them non-state actors, should we allow them to cross the border and kill over 150 people in Mumbai? ". Sharif, 68, was disqualified by the Supreme Court for not being "honest and righteous" as he failed to declare in 2013 a salary he got from the company of his son in the UAE.
  • Israel Strikes Iranian Targets in Syria as Tensions Escalate

    Israel Strikes Iranian Targets in Syria as Tensions Escalate

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    He says Israeli attacks on Syria under "fabricated and baseless excuses" is a breach of the national sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria. Israel said the strikes early Thursday were retaliation for an Iranian rocket barrage on its positions in the Golan Heights and has called on the U.N.
  • Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals

    Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals

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    Mumbai , thanks to better run-rate, are placed ahead than Rajasthan on the IPL 2018 points table . Rahane (243 runs) and Ben Stokes (185) have been below-par and head coach Shane Warne will be relieved if they fire on Sunday. When is the IPL match Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals? Opener Jos Buttler's form for Rajasthan Royals might have been a trump card. Skipper Rohit has only one knock to cherish till now - his match winning 94 against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the ...
  • US, UAE reach deal on subsidy transparency

    US, UAE reach deal on subsidy transparency

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    After months of negotiations, the deal was signed in private at the State Department by Assistant Secretary of State Manisha Singh and Emirati Ambassador to the U.S. Under commercial aviation protocols, those flights start in an airline's home country and touch down in a different nation before continuing on to a third - in this case, the US Emirates makes such flights from Dubai to Athens and then on to Newark, New Jersey.
  • Tourist Students Drowned Into Jagran Ravine In Neelum

    Tourist Students Drowned Into Jagran Ravine In Neelum

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    Four dead bodies and at least eight injured have been recovered in the rescue operation so far. The bridge, which overlooked a ravine in mountainous Neelum district, collapsed after some three dozen university students walked across it to view a waterfall.
  • Last Week John Menzies plc (LON:MNZS) Ratings

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    Therefore 50% are positive. Peel Hunt has "Hold" rating and GBX 70 target. In Tuesday, January 23 report Peel Hunt maintained it with "Add" rating and GBX 585 target. It closed at GBX 138 lastly. About 6.09M shares traded or 2.24% up from the average. Countrywide plc (LON:CWD) has 0.00% since May 12, 2017 and is.
  • 4 children, 3 adults found dead with gunshot wounds in Australia

    4 children, 3 adults found dead with gunshot wounds in Australia

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    Seven people, including four children, were shot dead in a suspected mass murder-suicide near Margaret River, in south-west Western Australia yesterday. Margaret River's main street, a cafe worker said, "they have got it wrong". She looked at me, her eyes welling up with tears, and muttered one word.
  • At least four dead as blasts, gunfire rock Afghan city

    At least four dead as blasts, gunfire rock Afghan city

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    At least seven people, including one assailant, were killed and 20 others wounded after two blasts and ensuing gunshots rocked Jalalabad city, capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Sunday. No one had claimed responsibility for the attack at the time of filing this report. Some areas of the province are a stronghold of the Islamic State group but Taliban fighters are also active there.
  • 23 held for beating woman to death

    23 held for beating woman to death

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    Reportedly, the mob also toppled the vehicle. According to The News Minute , Rukmani and her relatives were searching their Kula deivam or family temple in Athirmoor village near Polur, Thiruvannamalai, when a crowd of around 200 villagers mistook them for child traffickers and started beating them.
  • Mulvaney: Don't Fire White House Aide Over McCain 'Joke'

    Mulvaney: Don't Fire White House Aide Over McCain 'Joke'

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    She reportedly added that the leak had bungled what should have been a positive day for an embattled White House, because that was the same day President Donald Trump welcomed home three American prisoners who had just been released by North Korea.
  • United States says Iran inspections must continue

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    In 2015, Tehran signed a deal with the US, China, Russia, Germany, France and Britain agreeing to limit its nuclear activities in return for the lifting of crippling economic sanctions. Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said Washington's decision to pull out of the deal would not affect Tehran's oil export. European governments tried for months to persuade Trump to stick with the deal but failed, and now fear it will raise the risk of conflict in the region.
  • Karnataka Assembly Polls: Mudslinging Brawl

    Karnataka Assembly Polls: Mudslinging Brawl

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    Voting was held in 222 of the 224 Assembly seats in Karnataka, in a three-cornered contest involving the ruling Congress, the BJP and former prime minister H D Deve Gowda's JD (S). "We are very confident of retaining power". "I am 101 per cent sure BJP is going to form the next government on May 17". Over 2,600 candidates are in the fray, including 219 women.
  • Russian Federation says Syria intercepted half of some 70 Israeli missiles

    Russian Federation says Syria intercepted half of some 70 Israeli missiles

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    From Mount Bental on the Golan Heights, Israeli military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus pointed out where he said an Iranian rocket salvo had fired toward Israel just after midnight. Yoav Galant, Israel's housing minister, has accused Iran of being "an imperialist terrorist nation" whose military is aiming to stoke tensions between Jerusalem and the Arab world.
  • Israel Hits Iranian Targets inside Syria

    Israel Hits Iranian Targets inside Syria

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    Iranian media described the attacks as "unprecedented", but there was no official Iranian comment on Israel's claims . The worldwide community has never recognized the annexation and regards the Golan Heights as Israeli-occupied territory.
  • Iran, Israel Trade Threats After Exchange Of Missile Fire In Syria

    Iran, Israel Trade Threats After Exchange Of Missile Fire In Syria

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    In February, Israel accused Iran of downing one of its jets - the first to fall in combat in more than three decades - before killing at least 13 Iranian nationals in a retaliation strike. A United Nations spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, told reporters that Guterres had been in contact "with various people at various levels" about the attacks.
  • MP Board Class 10th, 12th Result to be Released Tomorrow at mpbse

    MP Board Class 10th, 12th Result to be Released Tomorrow at mpbse

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    Last year, the pass percentage of Class 10 was 49.9 (51.46 for girls and 48.5 for boys) and that of Class 12 was 67.8 -72.3% girls and 64.1% for boys. Other websites where the Maharashtra SSC 2017 results can be accessed are http://mh-ssc.ac.in and http://msbshse.ac.in. The board has also asked schools to organise parent-teacher meetings to help students cope with pressure after the results are declared, the official added.
  • Nursing community plays vital role in keeping India healthy: President Kovind

    Nursing community plays vital role in keeping India healthy: President Kovind

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    Lauding the Health Ministry for its efforts and initiatives in improving and enhancing nursing education in the country. But I tell you, there can be no greater satisfaction than to be there for people in time of their needs and despairs. Further, the Governor also called upon the citizens of Nagaland to thank all nurses for the dedicated and selfless services they render day in and day out to provide good health and a healthy life to everyone.
  • China's new aircraft carrier begins sea trials near Dalian

    China's new aircraft carrier begins sea trials near Dalian

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    The completely home-grown aircraft carrier has departed for sea trials this morning, state-run China Daily said in a brief report. The Navy said in a statement that the trial aims to demonstrate the reliability and capability of the ship's propulsion systems.
  • Your letters: Is Obama behind Trump's Iran nuclear decision?

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    Trump tweets that he plans to meet the former prisoners when they arrive in the U.S. early Thursday. Riyadh says it wants to make nuclear fuel to diversify its energy sources but recent public warnings from Saudi leaders about acquiring a nuclear bomb have raised doubts about their commitment to non-proliferation as the Iran nuclear agreement teeters.
  • Iran says Syria has every right to defend itself against Israel

    Iran says Syria has every right to defend itself against Israel

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    Syria's capital of Damascus shook with sounds of explosions just before dawn, and firing by Syrian air defenses over the city was heard throughout the night. Iran denies arming them. Syrian media earlier said the hostilities began with Israeli fire at Syrian positions in southern Syria from across the border.