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On Friday Banerjee urged Patel to join Trinamool Congress to which Patel said he will keep the offer in mind when he formally decides to join politics. Patel said he was impressed with what he saw in Bengal - which he said was nothing like what's said of the state - and promised to work together to "build a better India".
  • Trump explains refusal to declassify Dems' memo

    Trump explains refusal to declassify Dems' memo

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    The decision came after FBI Director Christopher A. Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein sent a letter to the White House pointing out specific parts of the Democratic memo they said might compromise national security or intelligence sources.
  • Trump and Kim fakes thank Olympics for kind welcome

    Trump and Kim fakes thank Olympics for kind welcome

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    Instead, they said , Kim simply wasn't seated in the area where Pence was receiving well-wishers. "Special envoy Kim Yo Jong delivered a personal letter" from her brother stating his "wish to improve inter-Korean relations", said Moon's spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom.
  • Turkish military copter crashes in Syria, 2 killed

    Turkish military copter crashes in Syria, 2 killed

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    As Turkey's military intervention in Kurdish-majority Afrin, Syria , entered its third week, a parallel public relations battle has raged on airwaves and social media, with varying messages tailored to Armenian and Azerbaijani audiences. However, the term is usually used for the terrorists who have been killed in the operations. Yildirim said that it occurred in Syria's northern Afrin province.
  • Trump Wishes Former Aide Well After Accusations Of Domestic Violence

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    It might feel uncomfortable, but if you're standing online at the grocery store, and the man in front of you is yelling at his girlfriend, Southworth suggests: "Ask something very innocuous like, 'Excuse me, do you know where the produce is?' It gives a cue that, 'Hey, there are people around; we're watching.'" Any little comment can interrupt the escalation of violence.
  • Rahul Gandhi's Style of Politics Undemocratic, Says Amit Shah

    Rahul Gandhi's Style of Politics Undemocratic, Says Amit Shah

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    They have been asked to break down the budget for the common people. Modi on Friday asked party MPs to host lunches for their constituents in each of the polling booths of their respective constituencies. Party chief Amit Shah described Congress president Rahul Gandhi's behaviour as "undemocratic" and suggested ways to counter his criticism of the Rafale deal.
  • 3 army soldiers injured in Pak firing

    3 army soldiers injured in Pak firing

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    Parveen Akhter was killed when she was hit by a bullet fired by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Pkukherni and Lairan villages of Noushera around 10.35 p.m. The Army officials said intermittent firing was underway when reports last came in. Pakistani troops have been continuously shelling on the areas along the LoC.
  • Amanda Bynes Returns To Twitter For First Time In 10 Months

    Amanda Bynes Returns To Twitter For First Time In 10 Months

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    The former child star, 31, was posed with two pals at Los Angeles restaurant Girasol for her first tweet in nearly a year. The All That alum has stayed out of the spotlight since 2013 and has also taken a long break from acting. Bynes gave her first interview in four years last June, sharing that after a troublesome few years - in which she had several driving violations and hospitalized under a psychiatric hold - she's been sober for three years.
  • North Korean leader offers to meet South Korean President

    North Korean leader offers to meet South Korean President

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    This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on 2 September 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in Pyongyang. She says systems were nearly back to normal about 15 hours after the problems were discovered. Officials didn't reveal what was written in it. The Koreans were crushed by Switzerland, 8-0.
  • Fake Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un Crash Opening Ceremony

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    Anchor: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has asked South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang . There were also selfies between North and South Koeran athletes as they waited to walk into the heart of the stadium. Moon said improved relations between the Koreas may be a step toward resolving the nuclear standoff. So as pleasant as that lunch between North and South Korean leadership may have been, it won't mean much until diplomats from the US settle in for some of the local ...
  • Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang underway

    Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang underway

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    Vice president Mike Pence, second from bottom right, sits between second lady Karen Pence, third from from bottom left, and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang .IOC president Thomas Bach, president of South Korea Moon Jae-in and U.S.
  • Dog rescues Bengal Tiger cub trapped in a plastic box!

    Dog rescues Bengal Tiger cub trapped in a plastic box!

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    The little one was sedated and placed inside a plastic box. But this incident that took place on Wednesday in Tlaquepaque Central Bus Station in Jalisco, Mexico was far from the humble courier. The two-month-old cub was discovered by federal police sniffer dogs carrying out a routine check of a post office in the city of Tlaquepague in the Mexican state of Jalisco.
  • NBC will livestream key Olympic moments on Snapchat

    NBC will livestream key Olympic moments on Snapchat

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    Maybe you had a very good reason not to wake up super-early Friday morning to watch the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony. "That's right when numerous marquee events - figure skating, alpine, snowboarding - will be taking place". You will need a Canadian IP address in order to access the stream . Have you run across other alternatives for watching the Olympics? If you don't have cable, standalone streaming TV services are your best bet, like YouTube TV .
  • Here's Trump's Next Move On House Intel Democrats' FISA Memo

    Here's Trump's Next Move On House Intel Democrats' FISA Memo

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    However, the Nunes memo also states that former FBI agent Peter Strzok initially launched the investigation upon receiving a tip alleging former Trump aid George Papadopoulos told an Australian diplomat that the Russian government had dirt on Hillary Clinton .
  • South Africa's ANC official urges patience during Zuma exit talks

    South Africa's ANC official urges patience during Zuma exit talks

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    Responding to comments on the photo from seemingly unhappy South Africans, Madiba-Zuma, reiterates her warning about rough times ahead and defends her husband. "Kusazoshipha ukotshi darling. UMsholozi did not join the ANC in 1991, jumped ship nor hip hopped between the struggle and wealth accumulation". Ramaphosa is due to give a speech on Sunday as part of year-long celebrations to mark 100 years since the birth of former President Nelson Mandela.
  • 3rd Women's ODI: India lose to S. Africa by 7 wickets

    3rd Women's ODI: India lose to S. Africa by 7 wickets

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    Miller found the ropes three times in succession off Pandya in the next set of six and Klaasen, making just his second worldwide appearance, launched a monster of a maximum well over long-on as the tide turned. Coming into the game on the back of scores 9 and 21 in the previous two ODIs, Wolvaardt weathered the early loss of opening partner Lizelle Lee, and put on 41 runs with Andrie Steyn (30 off 53) en route to her 88-ball 59.
  • Teenage girl posts Craigslist ad seeking someone to kill her

    Teenage girl posts Craigslist ad seeking someone to kill her

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    McIntosh said Lopez knew Bollinger for only a short period of time and described their relationship as a friendship based on social media interactions, but declined to reveal a motive in the shooting. During the investigation, investigators questioned a man whom Bollinger accused of stalking her before she was killed. The police document points out that the text message conversation, a total of 111, from December 28 found on the victim's phone was from an unknown number, which was later ...
  • United Nations chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

    United Nations chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

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    Moon urged Pyongyang to actively seek an "absolutely necessary" dialogue with Washington, he said . North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited South Korea's president to a summit in Pyongyang at the "earliest date", officials said Saturday, a major development in the flurry of diplomacy connected to the Winter Olympics being held on the divided peninsula.
  • How Kiprotich, Guta won Lagos City Marathon 2018

    How Kiprotich, Guta won Lagos City Marathon 2018

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    On the other hand, Ilya Pam won the indigenous race with 2hrs 27mins. "I am exhausted of giving the major prize money to athletes from other countries and because of this reason; Lagos State will commit more coaches and athletes to this course".
  • Sorensen becomes second Trump aide to quit over abuse claims

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    Sorensen added he was " considering legal options to address her defamation " and, in a text to the Post , said he resigned so he wouldn't be another distraction for the president. Trump's tweets come hours after David Sorensen , a speechwriter in his administration, resigned amid speculation of domestic abuse on Friday night.
  • Safe return needed for Rohingya refugees - Johnson

    Safe return needed for Rohingya refugees - Johnson

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    The account marked the first time soldiers and paramilitary police have been implicated by testimony from security personnel in arson and killings in the north of Rakhine state that the United Nations has said may amount to genocide. She said that, as well as an worldwide probe, there needed to be a referral to the global Criminal Court. Campaign group Fortify Rights also called for an independent investigation.
  • Will Chase Away Tourists Who Don't Respect Goan Culture: Tourism Minister

    Will Chase Away Tourists Who Don't Respect Goan Culture: Tourism Minister

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    Sardesai has also stoked controversy by denigrating the credentials of tourists visiting Goa and accusing north Indians of trying to convert Goa into another Harayana. According to a user, it is because Indians litter the attractive beaches of the state. He added that North Indians have a tendency to 'gobble everything'.
  • Serena unsure about playing in year's remaining grand slams

    Serena unsure about playing in year's remaining grand slams

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    Venus Williams got the defending champion United States off to a winning start in their Fed Cup first-round tie against the Netherlands on Saturday before CoCo Vandeweghe survived a scare to extend the lead to 2-0. 1 feels she is in the best place mentally: 'It's been an awesome journey, ' Serena said about motherhood. 'It's something I've never embarked on. Williams will use the match as preparation for her full-fledged return to the WTA circuit at the March 5-18 BNP Paribas Open at ...
  • Unsafe winter storm will drop freezing rain and snow

    Unsafe winter storm will drop freezing rain and snow

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    Winter Storm Warnings have been expanded northward into Iowa and Dane counties overnight until 9 a.m. on Friday morning, and for Jefferson County until noon on Friday . Total snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch are expected. Travel could become almost impossible at times due to the amount of snow coming down, along with the potential for icing farther west near I-15.
  • Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President Moon to Pyongyang

    Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President Moon to Pyongyang

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    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence , North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong-nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's younger sister Kim Yo-jong, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are seen at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang on February 9, 2018 .
  • Johnson in hunt for another win, tied with Potter at Pebble

    Johnson in hunt for another win, tied with Potter at Pebble

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    Troy Merritt (67 SH) and Julian Suri (67 MP) are tied for third at 10-under. Johnson got out of position into bunkers on the 10th and 12th holes for bogeys, missed a 3-foot birdie putt on the 14th and flew the green on the windy par-3 17th hole, the ball finally stopping on the 18th tee.
  • Freezing rain warning for SD&G

    Freezing rain warning for SD&G

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    Poor weather conditions may contribute to transportation delays. A blanket of freezing rain is expected to hit SD&G Sunday afternoon and continue into Sunday night. Roads, sidewalks, bridges and parking lots may become slippery. Halton and much of southern Ontario is in for a blast of freezing rain starting tomorrow morning (Sunday).
  • Omarosa leaves

    Omarosa leaves "Celebrity Big Brother" house for medical attention

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    Omarosa Manigault-Newman opened up about her time in the White House , tearing up on a reality television show while explaining the situation is "so bad", according to a out Thursday. Unless she thinks Omarosa is subhuman due to her beliefs or somethin' else. Manigault Newman is one of 11 celebrities competing for a $250,000 grand prize.
  • Modi becomes first Indian PM to visit West Bank

    Modi becomes first Indian PM to visit West Bank

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    PM Modi's visit to Palestine comes a month after India hosted Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . In UAE there are over three million people of Indian origin and many of them are looking this as a historic event. Mysuru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who kick started the BJP's poll campaign in Bengaluru on Feb.4, will be visiting the city on Feb.19. India was one of the earliest champions of the Palestinian cause but in recent years turned to Israel for high-tech military ...
  • South Korea's Moon hosts talks with North Korean leader's sister

    South Korea's Moon hosts talks with North Korean leader's sister

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    There's worry, too, that the proposed summit Pyongyang may come with preconditions - a North Korean specialty. The officials, who spoke on condition because they were not authorized to discuss the US approach publicly, also denied that Pence had been blindsided by the seating arrangement - with the North Koreans in the row behind him, allowing Kim Yo Jong to be easily pictured in profile next to the vice president.
  • Winter Olympics 2018: Team USA celebrates the opening ceremony

    Winter Olympics 2018: Team USA celebrates the opening ceremony

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    The South Korean President also stressed the need for the Communist North to resume its dialogue with the US. It now appears Moon will accept the invitation after first responding by saying that a meeting could happen only "by creating the right conditions", according to Moon's spokesperson Kim Eui Kyeom.
  • Israel attacks 12 bases in Syria

    Israel attacks 12 bases in Syria

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    Israel carried out further strikes against Syrian air defenses during the day. The Israeli Prime Minister meanwhile told the Russian leader that Israel will defend itself against any " Iranian threats " coming from the territory of Syria .
  • Cubs reportedly sign Darvish to 6-year, $126M deal

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    After months of waiting, it finally happened. Darvish's gain is also the other big-name free agent starters' loss, as the Cubs were also linked to Jake Arrieta and Alex Cobb , both of whom are now significantly less likely - and I'd argue long shots at best - to also sign with them.
  • Ash Wednesday: Choosing Christ as your valentine

    Ash Wednesday: Choosing Christ as your valentine

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    I don't know which is more surprising: St Valentine's relics in this church or its dedication to Duns Scotus. Ash Wednesday: giving up something. That won't damper Valentine's Day - people will just plan around it, he said. We'll indulge over the weekend. Restaurants and flower shops are also busy taking orders and reservations.
  • Alabama sues Purdue Pharma

    Alabama sues Purdue Pharma

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    With a lawsuit filed Tuesday, Alabama became the latest state to seek damages from Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of powerful opioids like OxyContin, for its alleged role in perpetuating America's opioid epidemic. A wave of lawsuits by states, counties, and cities have accused drug makers of pushing addictive painkillers through deceptive marketing and wholesale distributors of failing to report suspicious drug orders.
  • Mahrez returns to training

    Mahrez returns to training

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    The Times newspaper reported on Wednesday that Leicester were considering asking the Professional Footballers' Association to mediate in their dispute with the forward if no agreement could be reached. Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez has slammed the "completely untrue" reports claiming he refused to play for the club after his deadline-day move to Manchester City was blocked.
  • Voting for 3 Lok Sabha seats in UP, Bihar on March 11

    Voting for 3 Lok Sabha seats in UP, Bihar on March 11

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    The EC has also set March 11 as the date for the Lok Sabha bypoll in Bihar's Araria constituency and assembly bypolls in Buhar's Bhabua and Jehanabad. Criticising the previous Samajwadi Party (SP) government, Rana, who is also a MLA from Thana Bhawan of Shamli district, said: "Under the leadership of Yogi Adityanath, the state has achieved tremendous score on the development front".
  • Officer killed in line of duty near Columbus

    Officer killed in line of duty near Columbus

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    According to 10TV, one officer was killed on scene Saturday during a gunfire exchange with a suspect. In a follow-up Tweet officials said a second officer, who was initially reported to be in critical condition, had succumbed to his injuries.
  • Russian Federation begins DEPORTING North Korean workers in reluctant crackdown

    Russian Federation begins DEPORTING North Korean workers in reluctant crackdown

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    Russian Federation issues 12,000-15,000 visas to North Koreans each year, and 35,000 North Koreans have been working here, mostly in construction, agriculture and fishing, Mr Matsegora added. He said: "Russia is not helping us at all with North Korea". North Korean workers are confirmed to be heading back to their country at an airport in the Far East city of Vladivostok, while carrying large pieces of luggage.
  • Korean president hosts lunch for Kim Jong Un's sister

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    At a press briefing after the luncheon, Mr Moon's spokesman said that Ms Kim delivered a letter from her brother, which stated his willingness to improve inter-Korean ties. President Donald Trump tweeted his congratulations to South Korea for playing host a day before the Games began, but had been silent on the topic since.