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Opposition members insisted that the proposed law should be referred to a select committee for wider deliberations on all the sticking points. Speaking on the issue of triple talaq, the minister said that the Government would do everything to ensure passage of triple talaq bill in the Budget session .
  • Republican senators urge Congress to revisit bill to protect Mueller

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    In reality, as a HuffPost investigation has found , there's just no evidence that Page and Strzok were leaking information to undermine Trump. Tensions over Mueller's probe are hovering over Trump's year-old presidency as he prepares to give his first State of the Union Address on Tuesday.
  • UAE President mourns death of mother

    UAE President mourns death of mother

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    UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan mourned the death of his mother, Sheikha Hessa bint Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, who passed away on Sunday, announced a statement by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, also sent a cable of condolences to the UAE president.
  • Four killed in Lang'ata fire

    Four killed in Lang'ata fire

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    At least three people were killed after a fire broke out in a suburb of Nairobi, Kenya, on January 28, according to officials cited in local reports . There were complaints that firefighters from Nairobi County Government took long to respond to the fire incident that left 6,000 families homeless.
  • Make Our Planet Great Again: Trump Casts Doubt on Climate Change Facts

    Make Our Planet Great Again: Trump Casts Doubt on Climate Change Facts

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    Trump in June of previous year announced the USA would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, but told Morgan he would consider re-entering into the accord if a better deal was constructed for the United States. "If they made a good deal... there's always a chance we'd get back", added, describing the current agreement as "terrible" and "unfair" to the US. The increasing average temperature of the Earth ― that is, global warming ― is one key result.
  • Colder with accumulating snow tonight

    Colder with accumulating snow tonight

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    Chance for snow showers. Temperatures will stay mild in the mid-50s, but it might feel a bit cooler than that due to that northwest breeze. Snow showers will continue through Monday night with isolated flurries lingering on Tuesday morning.
  • Promise of a developed India beckons: President Ram Nath Kovind

    Promise of a developed India beckons: President Ram Nath Kovind

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    That's why, the President said, the country can not be satisfied without meeting the basic needs and essential dignity of the less well-off. For many, this is balm - if momentary - to the soul. Our schooling system has to encourage our children to think and to tinker, not just to memorise and reproduce. He also mentioned that in June 2017, the first developmental flight of India's GSLV MK-III was successfully launched which marked an important step in taking forward the launch capability of ...
  • Now publish legal advice on referendum to repeal Eighth Amendment, says Murphy

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    The Taoiseach has said that the Cabinet will adopt a collective position on the issue. The Minister is also due to outline his approach to the draft legislation which the government plans to introduce if the referendum is passed. Varadkar told BBC radio that he will call for an easing of the extremely strict laws against abortion in Ireland, which bans the procedure even in cases of rape and cases where the fetus is suffering potentially fatal abnormalities.
  • 95 dead, 158 wounded in Afghan attack

    95 dead, 158 wounded in Afghan attack

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    Hashem Slaimankhel, an Epsom resident, was visiting Kabul with his daughter-in-law when members of the Taliban drove an explosive-packed ambulance into a crowded street on Saturday (local time). A rise in the Taliban' deadly attacks is taking place amid an increase in the number of US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan and mounting military crackdown on the armed insurgents elsewhere in the war-torn country.
  • Netanyahu to meet Putin in Moscow

    Netanyahu to meet Putin in Moscow

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    Jerusalem and Moscow created a deconfliction mechanism in Syria after Russia's 2015 intervention in the country in order to prevent any unwanted military encounters, especially in the skies. During the past few years, Israel has frequently attacked military targets in Syria in what is considered as an attempt to prop up terrorist groups that have been suffering defeats in their fight against Syrian government forces.
  • China takes over Indian smartphone market

    China takes over Indian smartphone market

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    Reliance Jio and Xiaomi are in discussion over a deal wherein Reliance Jio would sell the Chinese giant's television and smartphones exclusively on the Jio retail network and the Reliance Digital chain of stores. But others fared better. Apple shipped 13 million units in the fourth quarter. But Canalys declined to give more specific data on Apple's shipments.
  • Mild, cloudy and quiet Monday, then light snow arrives late tonight

    Mild, cloudy and quiet Monday, then light snow arrives late tonight

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    Saturday skies start with sunshine, but clouds build ahead of the next system. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Wednesday night's lows are typical of midwinter - from the 20s in our colder areas to near 30 downtown. Tuesday: A chance of snow showers, mixing with rain after noon, then gradually ending. Arctic high pressure will move into the region late Tuesday and Wednesday before moving offshore on Thursday , allowing temperatures to reach back into the 40s.
  • Alaska Air Group's (NYSE:ALK) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Stifel Nicolaus

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    The shares were sold at an average price of $68.00, for a total transaction of $335,512.00. Finally, Afam Capital Inc. increased its stake in shares of Alaska Air Group by 1.4% during the second quarter. Crystal Rock Cap Management stated it has 27,940 shares or 1.42% of all its holdings. 24,693 shares were sold by Comstock Elizabeth J, worth $633,375.
  • The Internet Reacts to Cardi B's Dress: 'Looks Like Toilet Paper'

    The Internet Reacts to Cardi B's Dress: 'Looks Like Toilet Paper'

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    Live From the Red Carpet host, how she was feeling so far of the night, the Bronx-proud rapper said she was feeling "butterflies in [her] stomach and vagina". For the uninitiated, Cardi B is an American musician and overall media darling whose career started off as a (not kidding) "stripper on social media".
  • DEVELOPING: Man Threatens to Shoot Police During Hours-Long Barricade

    DEVELOPING: Man Threatens to Shoot Police During Hours-Long Barricade

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    The situation all started shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday, after police received reports of a man threatening to kill family members. "We have had contact with the man since, but the barricade continues", Fairfax police said in a tweet. The family members made it out safely. Police had been asking the public to avoid the area for their safety. About two hours into the incident officers heard what sounded like a gunshot coming from inside the home.
  • Dima Hasao Violence: Assam CM Invites Groups for Talks

    Dima Hasao Violence: Assam CM Invites Groups for Talks

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    The protestors were among the hundreds of Dimasa tribals who were demonstrating against a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh activist's purported comment that the draft plan for the Naga Accord showed that the district is part of Nagalim. As the region remains tense, the protesters are demanding the government's stand on the Nagalim issue in the context of the hill district in writing, reports NDTV .
  • Michigan State alumni Green, Bell respond to scandal on campus

    Michigan State alumni Green, Bell respond to scandal on campus

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    Come Sunday's game, Outside The Lines reporter Tisha Thompson followed up with the Michigan State head coach, repeatedly asking Izzo questions about his program's handling of alleged assault cases. Every one. And I will continue to cooperate with every investigation. And, as a diehard Spartan fan, as an alumnus, as a supporter, I wish those affected - whether you were touched by, broken by, shaken, whatever it did to you - I wish them well in their recovery.
  • Puducherry registration: Crime Branch unconvinced over Amala Paul's statement

    Puducherry registration: Crime Branch unconvinced over Amala Paul's statement

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    It is a known fact that the actress was alleged for evading about 20 lakhs in tax when she booked a luxury vehicle in Pondicherry instead of her native Kerala. Amala has bought a luxury vehicle and has registered it in Puducherry to evade taxation. However, Crime Branch officials inspected the address mentioned by Amala Paul and found that it was three-storeyed building where several families stayed.
  • Paris on Alert amid Floods as Seine Reaches Its Peak

    Paris on Alert amid Floods as Seine Reaches Its Peak

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    Meteo France said that exceptionally high levels of rain this winter were to blame for the floods, with rainfall in Paris twice as high as normal. Waters will begin to slowly recede over the next week, Norman said. Nevertheless, Parisians appeared unfazed, saying the deluge had not affected their daily lives too much. However fears of flooding like that of 1910, which saw the Seine rise to 8.62 metres, shutting down much of Paris's basic infrastructure, looks unlikely.
  • Mostly cloudy, high near 31 — TODAY'S FORECAST

    Mostly cloudy, high near 31 — TODAY'S FORECAST

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    Track temperatures and our next rain and snow chances with our Local4Casters app. Temperatures are expected to climb no higher than the 20s Monday and Tuesday but they could climb as high as 37 degrees on Wednesday before they drop again into the 20s on Thursday .
  • Bengal Bus Slams Through Bridge Into River, Police Tear-Gases Mob

    Bengal Bus Slams Through Bridge Into River, Police Tear-Gases Mob

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    Seven injured persons were rescued and admitted to Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital in Baharampur. The incident took place in the Doulatabad village of the district's Berhampore subdivision when the driver of the bus lost control of the vehicle while it was passing through a bridge and rammed through the railing before falling into the canal.
  • Jamida teacher leads Friday prayers, scripts history

    Jamida teacher leads Friday prayers, scripts history

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    This privilege did not come easily to Jamitha. "I have been criticised a lot by elders of various factions for taking this step". Jamitha, known as "Jamitha teacher" among her fellow people, said the Holy Quran never discriminates between men and women and Islam never stops women from being " imams ".
  • Counting down to Day Zero

    Counting down to Day Zero

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    The taps will be turned off when the reservoirs serving Cape Town drop below the minimum levels needed to provide water safely. "The main part of that plan‚ which requires the co-operation of all residents and businesses‚ is to make the current supply of water last for as long as possible - hence the water restrictions‚" human rights watchdog said.
  • Hugh Bowman may yet ride Winx in Apollo

    Hugh Bowman may yet ride Winx in Apollo

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    Waller said he had already considered the prospect that Bowman might one day be unavailable although he has been aboard Winx since her Epsom Handicap win in October 2015. Sky Thoroughbred Central's form guru Ron Dufficy took to social media for his take on the Winx situation: "If I was a big name jockey I would avoid the ride like the plague".
  • P!nk Stays Grounded In

    P!nk Stays Grounded In "Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken" Performance

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    The " Beautiful Trauma " singer's daughter is a red carpet pro by now, holding her mom's hand as they walked down the red carpet at Madison Square Garden. Earlier in the evening, Pink posed together with her entire family while getting ready for the evening. Pink's 6-year-old daughter and husband Carey Hart attended the awards ceremony as well and looked on with pride from the audience.
  • Egypt's Salafist party backs al-Sisi reelection

    Egypt's Salafist party backs al-Sisi reelection

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    Under Egyptian law, presidential hopefuls must collect endorsements from at least 20 lawmakers, or at least 25 000 registered voters, with a minimum of 1 000 signatures from each of at least 15 provinces. Earlier this month, Ahmed Shafiq, the last prime minister of former President Hosni Mubarak, abruptly announced his withdrawal from the race, saying he was "not the best choice for managing the state's affairs in the upcoming period".
  • Fight breaks out in women's basketball game between Missouri and SC

    Fight breaks out in women's basketball game between Missouri and SC

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    The tussle began when Missouri's Kayla Michael and South Carolina's Alexis Jennings battled for the basketball and went hard to the floor. After a long video review, the officials assessed a technical foul on Missouri's bench, and offsetting unsportsmanlike calls a member of each team.
  • Clinton reads from 'Fire and Fury' at Grammys

    Clinton reads from 'Fire and Fury' at Grammys

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    Don't ruin great music with trash. "Some of us love music without the politics thrown in it", Haley wrote . Although Trump has yet to respond to the joke, his son, Donald Trump Jr., tweeted his thoughts . The host predicted that President Donald Trump wouldn't win next year, but the recent book from Michael Wolff could, so Corden made a decision to audition some famous faces for the gig.