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Pence's trip to Northeast Asia is meant to help counter North Korea's charm offensive at the Winter Olympics . It was in all the headlines. It said that with performances set for later this week, North Korea proposed on Sunday that the art troupe use a ferry for transportation and lodging.
  • Odisha gets Rs 5, 252 cr for railways in Union Budget

    Odisha gets Rs 5, 252 cr for railways in Union Budget

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    Mumbai's rail network is winning big at the Union Budget this year. "We have sent the proposal for suburban rail with 142 km of elevated and grade level track for which Rs 6,030.55 crore has been sanctioned", SWR chief public relations officer E Vijaya said.
  • Two injured in shootout by police

    Two injured in shootout by police

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    The Chief Minister was quoted, in a newspaper on the 19th November, 2017, saying that "Criminals will be jailed or killed in encounters". Referring to the gym trainer, Jitendra Yadav (25), the commission also observed that he was travelling with his friends and family members when the "rowdy act done by the delinquent sub-inspector gravely violated his right to life and liberty".
  • Misuse fear no bar for Aadhaar: SC

    Misuse fear no bar for Aadhaar: SC

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    The right to a choice is a fundamental element of the rights guaranteed under the Constitution and the concept of Aadhaar violates it, senior advocate Kapil Sibal told the Supreme Court while arguing on behalf of petitioners challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar.
  • Army replaces more than 1000 Olympic guards at risk of norovirus

    Army replaces more than 1000 Olympic guards at risk of norovirus

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    Vice President Mike Pence will be attending the Olympics as well, and will lead the USA delegation with his wife at the Friday opening ceremonies. While South Korea has dubbed the Olympics the " peace games", Japanese officials have said they are skeptical of Kim's motives. South Korean soldiers inspect a visitor at a security checkpoint as they replace security guards showing symptoms of norovirus .
  • Democrats' acceptance of DACA-endangering bill is an ideological failure

    Democrats' acceptance of DACA-endangering bill is an ideological failure

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    Perdue was reacting to news that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has taken border wall funding off the table for the next round of negotiations on DACA -Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - and immigration reform. The president has said he supports expanding the number of people eligible for protections under DACA to 1.8 million, a move Kelly called "stunning".
  • Iran-Russia-Turkey Work on Syria Continues Until Terrorists Defeated - President

    Iran-Russia-Turkey Work on Syria Continues Until Terrorists Defeated - President

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    They have not been made to be used as weapons of mass destruction". Rouhani reiterated that the nuclear deal, signed with six world powers, could not be renegotiated. The three countries have together organised peace talks aimed at ending Syria´s long civil war. The Trump administration has also been trying to persuade the European nations that negotiated the deal with the Obama administration to accept side deals under which they would join the United States in re-imposing sanctions if Iran ...
  • Maldives crisis: India expresses concern even as SC revokes order

    Maldives crisis: India expresses concern even as SC revokes order

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    Former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed were arrested shortly after the state of emergency was declared on charges of plotting to overthrow the government. Former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom was also arrested on Monday, according to his family. On Monday, the tension escalated when Maldives National Defense Forces reportedly broke into the Supreme Court in the capital city of Male.
  • Nassar sentenced to 40 to 125 years in Eaton County

    Nassar sentenced to 40 to 125 years in Eaton County

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    Larry Nassar listens as lead prosecutor Angela Povilaitis makes her closing statements Monday the third and final day of sentencing in Eaton County Court in Charlotte, Mich ., where Nassar will be sentenced on three counts of sexual assault.
  • Winter Olympics: Team USA training in Pyeongchang

    Winter Olympics: Team USA training in Pyeongchang

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    This is the first time his approval rating has gone below 60 percent. Ahead of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics , news reports out of notoriously secretive North Korea indicate that the country might have created it's very own domestic beer , using a so-called exclusive brewing technique.
  • Here's What You Need to Know about the FBI Memo Controversy

    Here's What You Need to Know about the FBI Memo Controversy

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    The memo, released by House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes of California, alleges that a dossier of information compiled by a former British spy and paid for by a political opposition research group opposing Trump's candidacy in 2016 was a linchpin piece of information that led to a court approving a surveillance warrant of Trump campaign official Carter Page.
  • Odinga Not Recognized As Kenya's President

    Odinga Not Recognized As Kenya's President

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    George Kegoro, director of the Kenya Human Rights Commission, said the government's action suggested the country was moving down a worrying path. The unprecedented shutdown started on January 30 when Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta ordered three extremely popular TV stations ( Citizen TV , KTN and NTV ) to be closed due to their alleged attempts to broadcast a rival "inauguration" of the president's rival, Raila Odinga on January 30.
  • Trump Not Expected to Extend DACA Work Permit Deadline

    Trump Not Expected to Extend DACA Work Permit Deadline

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    The plan would lay out a path to citizenship for about 1.8 million younger illegal immigrants, nearly three times more than the number who have active DACA status. Approximately 800,000 people have benefitted from the program, according to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. According to Kelly, President Trump surprised even his own staff when he suggested a path to citizenship for Dreamers who weren't actually enrolled in DACA.
  • Activists block light rail carrying spectators to Super Bowl

    Activists block light rail carrying spectators to Super Bowl

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    Super Bowl advertisements have become iconic and well-known due to their cinematographic quality, unpredictability, surreal humor, and use of special effects. (EPA/JUSTIN LANE)Who will be playing at Super Bowl LII? "There's an opportunity for hundreds of thousands of people in Atlanta to experience the Super Bowl in some way, shape or form, whether it be as a volunteer, attending (ancillary events) or being part of some of the activities throughout the year leading to the game".
  • Beekman Named Interim AD At MSU

    Beekman Named Interim AD At MSU

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    MSU faculty, staff, and students were not planning on waiting to call on the MSU Board of Trustees and Interim President Engler to resign, they planned on marching across campus to get their voices heard. Forsyth, a retired county prosecutor, was appointed to investigate Michigan State by Attorney General Bill Schuette. Desite that, Beekman is ready to take on his new job.
  • Olympics step up anti-doping measures

    Olympics step up anti-doping measures

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    The ruling means that athletes' 2014 results are reinstated and they could now seek to participate in the Winter Games in Pyeongchang , which open on February 9. It later said that 169 athletes who had proved they were clean would be allowed to compete. He called for a review of the internal structures of CAS to resolve issues such as delayed reasoned decisions.
  • Trump Breaks His Twitter Silence About Memo Release

    Trump Breaks His Twitter Silence About Memo Release

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    Trump had advocated the memo's release , telling advisers it could help him in part by undercutting Mueller's investigation and opening the door to firings. Steele didn't begin work on the project until after Democratic groups took over the funding. But the memo also calls that source a "longtime Federal Bureau of Investigation source" with a credible track record.
  • Trump needs navy parade in Washington: Washington Put up

    Trump needs navy parade in Washington: Washington Put up

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    Yes, Trump was clearly impressed by a Bastille Day parade he witnessed in France last July, and started talking about staging something similar here. After the Post published its story, the White House issued a statement that said Trump "has asked the Department of Defense to explore a celebration at which all Americans can show their appreciation".
  • US House committee votes to release memo

    US House committee votes to release memo

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    Now it's a conspiracy theory to wonder whether intelligence agencies might have been less than scrupulous about attaining affidavits to spy on American citizens when it was politically expedient. The dossier was part of opposition research funded by the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign to look into Trump's ties to Russian Federation.
  • DCCC launches Facebook ad blasting Ryan over tax tweet

    DCCC launches Facebook ad blasting Ryan over tax tweet

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    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Tuesday refused to say if President Donald Trump was "vindicated" by a controversial Republican memo alleging surveillance abuse at the Justice Department. Under the plan, many Americans will see less of their earnings withheld. @DesiJed tweeted: "I don't know what's more depressing, the fact that Paul Ryan thought the Costco tweet was good, or the fact that the working class is so beaten down they would be grateful for the dollar and change".
  • Lauri Love case: Hacking suspect wins extradition appeal

    Lauri Love case: Hacking suspect wins extradition appeal

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    After the ruling, Love noted that this could impact future cases of individuals in similar circumstances, and the link above quotes some lawyers suggesting that it's going to be much more hard for the United States to extradite people for computer crimes going forward.
  • Noted Malayalam poet Kureepuzha Sreekumar attacked in Kollam

    Noted Malayalam poet Kureepuzha Sreekumar attacked in Kollam

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    The attack took place on Monday night when Sreekumar was returning after addressing a cultural programme at a reading club in Kadakkal. In 2017, the agitators had also pulled down a wall that was erected by the temple management which claims ownership of the land.
  • Congress attacks PM Modi on Rafale deal

    Congress attacks PM Modi on Rafale deal

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    Modiji had personally gone to Paris. Over the past few months, Rahul has accused Modi of compromising with national security by arbitrarily cancelling an earlier deal signed by the UPA government and then buying the aircraft at a much-inflated price.
  • Swansea hit eight in FA Cup rout; Huddersfield advance

    Swansea hit eight in FA Cup rout; Huddersfield advance

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    At the start of this season Carlos Carvalhal was patrolling the managerial technical area at Sheffield Wednesday , and he will now return to Hillsbrough in the fifth-round of the FA Cup following Swansea's impressive win tonight. "We achieved two play-offs, one final and one semi-final - something very strong in my opinion". "Some people were not happy but when they put emotion aside they know we gave everything to the club".
  • Would Jordan Peele Actually Make a Sequel to Get Out ?

    Would Jordan Peele Actually Make a Sequel to Get Out ?

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    Get Out concludes with protagonist Chris Washington (Daniel Kaluuya in an Oscar-nominated performance) having narrowly escaped being, in essence, lobotomized and made into a "host" for the white, blind, arthouse gallery owner Jim Hudson (Stephen Root), at the hands of the sinister Armitage family, Chris' girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) included.
  • Trump Accuser Rachel Crooks Is Operating For Workplace

    Trump Accuser Rachel Crooks Is Operating For Workplace

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    In fact, she is now running for political office in Ohio. "I think like a lot of women, because we've been historically underrepresented in politics, I didn't necessarily see myself in this role", she said. She's now entered the race for state legislature in Ohio's 88th District. She now works as a college recruiter in Ohio. Now 35, Ms Crooks told Cosmopolitan she wants Mr Trump to be held accountable, but doesn't want the issue to define her campaign.
  • US House to vote on government funding as deadline approaches

    US House to vote on government funding as deadline approaches

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    Will Hurd and California Democrat Rep. Pete Aguilar for weeks, with officials being informed while it was being drafted and with chief of staff John Kelly and legislative director Marc Short being briefed on the bill in meetings with members of Congress, including Hurd and Aguilar.
  • Trump likely to approve release of Dem memo

    Trump likely to approve release of Dem memo

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    Democrats have been eager to formally refute the four-page GOP memo , which was written by the committee's Republican staff at the direction of Chairman Devin Nunes , R-Calif., and released Friday after President Trump signed off on it.
  • Democrat denounces President Trump's tweet as 'false smears'

    Democrat denounces President Trump's tweet as 'false smears'

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    Steele was employed by an opposition research firm that received funding for the project, in part , from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. One of the people says Bannon plans to tell Mueller "everything" he knows. "I have to think that it's going to have a chilling effect on what they're willing to share with us", he said .
  • Addresses immigration policies in State of the Nation Address

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    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an administrative program implemented under former President Barack Obama, provides numerous same protections and authorizes the young immigrants to work in the United States. In the House, conservatives have demanded a hard-line bill, with some arguing that the White House plan is too lenient on a path to citizenship. But the president offered no clear strategy for resolving the immigration-and-spending standoff that produced a three-day government ...
  • Winter Olympics : Pence heads to South Korea

    Winter Olympics : Pence heads to South Korea

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    Pence arrived Tuesday in Japan, where he will meet with Prime Minster Shinzo Abe and USA service members. North Korean athletes will march alongside those from the South during Friday's opening ceremonies and compete on a unified Korean women's ice hockey team.
  • VP Pence traveling to Asia, aims to counter North Korea

    VP Pence traveling to Asia, aims to counter North Korea

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    In Geneva, the United States said on Tuesday that North Korea may be only months away from being able to strike the United States with a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile, while North Korea said Washington was considering a pre-emptive strike.
  • Winter storm warning includes Livingston County; winter weather advisories for western counties

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    Moderately heavy snow is possible in those counties, with total snow accumulations of 7"-10" in some areas. Skies will average out partly cloudy tonight before more clouds race in by morning. Snow becomes widespread between 7AM and 9AM, staying light throughout the morning but the intensity picks up during the afternoon. A Winter Weather Advisory is issued for any amount of freezing rain, or when 2 to 4 inches of snow (alone or in combination with sleet and freezing rain), is expected to ...
  • Homebase owner could close up to 40 stores

    Homebase owner could close up to 40 stores

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    Homebase , which has 250 United Kingdom outlets employing 12,000 people, was profitable just two years ago when it was acquired by the Australian retail conglomerate with the aim of relaunching it as its successful Bunnings chain. "We need to address underperformance in our portfolio that is detracting from positive performance in other areas, and the announcement today set out decisive actions to achieve this", Scott said.
  • DENR to spend P1-B to explore Philippine Rise

    DENR to spend P1-B to explore Philippine Rise

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    The condemned vehicles in Port of Manila were a Lexus ES300 1996, BMW Alpina, a used Honda Odyssey, mini Pajero, Mazda Roadster, Mitsubishi MMC, Toyota SW Towage Noah, Corvette Stingray, 2007 Mercedes-Benz S550, Ford Explorer Base 3.5L, a used Nissan 350Z, 1995 Mercedes-Benz C280, BMW 745, BMW 745Li, Hyundai Equus JS350, Audi A6 CUATRO, BMW Z4, Jaguar Type S and two units of Pajero.
  • Tempe Fire Department captain shot, killed in Scottsdale

    Tempe Fire Department captain shot, killed in Scottsdale

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    He got into a fight with a bouncer at one club, was denied entry to another and left a third club because he did not like his drink. A red Scion began driving closely and bumping into the cart. He is being held in custody on the charge of second-degree murder. A friend of Captain Brayer, Melissa Locklar, said: 'He was not the type to go looking for a fight'.