• Cabinet reshuffle: Brandon Lewis appointed new Tory Party chairman

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    The reshuffle, which will last for most of Monday, is part of the 61-year-old's attempts to reassert her authority over not only her party, but also parliament, where she depends on the support of a small Northern Irish party to pass laws, especially those needed for Britain's departure from the European Union bloc.
  • Amit Shah sounds poll bugle in Meghalaya

    Amit Shah sounds poll bugle in Meghalaya

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    Shah also inaugurated a new state party office in Shillong and announced that the BJP offices would be soon opened in every district. He alleged that Mr Sarkar and his party leaders looted thousands of crore of rupees from one-third people of the state in past few years.
  • Zimbabwe leader meets opposition but rules out sharing power

    Zimbabwe leader meets opposition but rules out sharing power

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    After that, Mnangagwa quashed speculation about forming a coalition government with Tsvangirai. An image of the meeting showed Tsvangirai looking frail and wearing slippers as he sat on a couch holding a hand out to Mnangagwa, who appeared relaxed and wore a smart suit.
  • Grigor Dimitrov has Reached the 1/2-final in Brisbane

    Grigor Dimitrov has Reached the 1/2-final in Brisbane

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    Dimitrov has also had to battle, going to three sets against John Millman and then again against Britain's Kyle Edmund . In the third round, the victor in the ATP 250 race struggled with Kyle Edmund 6:3, 6:7, 6:4 in three sets and qualified for the 1/2 finals.
  • Tory Councillor Refuses To Apologise For 'Sickening' Windsor Homeless Comments

    Tory Councillor Refuses To Apologise For 'Sickening' Windsor Homeless Comments

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    While Dudley has tweeted that the royal wedding could encourage "aggressive begging" due to the increase of tourists, police, organisations and politicians have argued against him, insisting that it wouldn't solve the problem. "Stigmatizing or punishing them is totally counterproductive", he said. There were nearly 1,500 convictions under the law in 2016, the Local Government Chronicle reported .
  • United Nations deputy envoy arrives in Yemen's rebel-held capital

    United Nations deputy envoy arrives in Yemen's rebel-held capital

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    The U.S. -backed coalition has repeatedly accused Saudi rival Iran of arming the rebels. Maliki said the attack "deliberately targeted densely populated civilian areas" and had caused minor damage to the property of a Saudi citizen. The Saudi-led coalition has intervened in the Yemeni conflict since March 2015 to roll back the Houthi rebels and support the internationally recognized President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who was forced into exile by the Houthis.
  • UP CM Yogi Adityanath and Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah trade barbs on Twitter

    UP CM Yogi Adityanath and Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah trade barbs on Twitter

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    Residents of Lucknow woke up to a surprise on Saturday morning when they saw hundreds of tones of potatoes littered on Vidhan Sabha Marg outside the Uttar Pradesh Assembly building and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's residence. "The Congress government has been busy polarising the people, dividing them on caste and religious basis and failed to check the worsening law and order situation".
  • Why China is ready to become the new influencer in Pakistan

    Why China is ready to become the new influencer in Pakistan

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    The troops have staged regular live-fire drills since September, a move military analysts say is meant to show China's ability to protect its overseas interests in Africa and the Indian Ocean region. Meanwhile, Donald Trump's decision to suspend its military aid to Pakistan is helping boost close ties between China and Pakistan, a report in the state-run Global Times said.
  • Trump moves back his 'Fake News Awards,' citing high interest

    Trump moves back his 'Fake News Awards,' citing high interest

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    Trump ended his tweet on the subject. Trump has previously labelled as "fake news" reporting on attendance numbers at his inauguration, his lack of immediate condemnation of violent white nationalists in Charlottesville and Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential elections.
  • Sydney experiences hottest day since 1939 as temperatures hits 47.3°C

    Sydney experiences hottest day since 1939 as temperatures hits 47.3°C

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    It's going to be another hot day for Sydney with temperatures. Police are advising people to stay hydrated and look out for the elderly. Temperatures are forecast to hit 40C in Sydney's CBD. the fuel is dry out there, the fuel's dry all around NSW". Australian and English cricketers slogging through the final Ashes match in Sydney may have also experienced the hottest day on record for a Test match in Australia.
  • Trump book author insists revelations will bring down United States president

    Trump book author insists revelations will bring down United States president

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    President Reagan also faced questions over his mental health while in office, although some observers saw the comparison as unhelpful given he was later diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. But the author defended the book, saying Trump's response helps prove the U.S. president lacks credibility. The book also quotes Bannon and other prominent advisers as questioning the president's competence.
  • Pak blacklists Hafiz Saeed's JuD, 71 other terror groups amid United States pressure

    Pak blacklists Hafiz Saeed's JuD, 71 other terror groups amid United States pressure

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    Hafiz Saeed's JuD and Falah-e-Insaniyat (FIF), both declared fronts for the Lashkar-e-Taiba terror group, are not banned but are included in the interior ministry's watch list. Pakistan Defence Minister Khurram Dastagir on Wednesday rejected the notion that the country has acted against Hafiz Saeed due to pressure from the U.S., saying that all action against the Mumbai terror attacks mastermind was under the ambit of the country's own anti-terror operations.
  • Blast injures two in Stockholm; police say no terrorism link

    Blast injures two in Stockholm; police say no terrorism link

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    The blast, at the Varby Gard station in the municipality of Huddinge, which is about 11 kilometers south of Stockholm , took place when someone picked up an object, which then exploded, the report said. Local resident Milorad Jencic told AFP he was shocked as witnesses and onlookers gathered around the police cordon. "There were very violent gangs" at the time, he said, adding he was "surprised" by this blast because he thought those groups had since disappeared.
  • IS supports Iranian anti-government protests

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    He said: "The official line pursued by those denouncing the Iran nuclear deal, namely the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia, who are our allies in many ways, is one which is paving the way for war in Iran."The line being taken is a "deliberate strategy" for some, he said, adding that France was committed to maintaining balance in the region".
  • Macy's cutting 5000 jobs; plans more store closings

    Macy's cutting 5000 jobs; plans more store closings

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    The company is taking actions including closing the 11 stores to continue improvements in organizational efficiency and to allocate resources to support its growth strategy, the company said in a press release on Thursday. Macy's also noted double-digit growth on its digital platforms, listing apparel, shoes, dresses and coats among its top-performing categories. Kathleen Norris said, "I just wonder if Macy's wasn't a little bit rigid in their thinking about how that store should operate".
  • Watch Out For Distressed Manatees, Turtles During Cold Snap

    Watch Out For Distressed Manatees, Turtles During Cold Snap

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    As a result, they become easy prey and are more likely to be hit by boats. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is prepared and ready to prioritize this critical mission. When water temperatures drop, manatees gather in warm-water habitats such as discharge canals at power plants and natural springs. During these times, FWC requests boaters to be observant and look out for manatees in shallow waters near the coast and obey all manatee speed zone signs.
  • UP Haj House gets saffron coat of paint

    UP Haj House gets saffron coat of paint

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    Even after wearing off a little saffron tinge from the walls of the Haj house , the state administration made a decision to went ahead with the plan of repainting buildings. While interacting with the media persons All India Shia Personal Law Board spokesman Yasoob Abbas took strong exception to the change in colour and said "What is this?" Another committee member said on the condition of anonymity that "someone from Delhi" asked Adityanath to restore the previous colour scheme.
  • Hina, Shilpa Vikas And Luv Go To The Mall

    Hina, Shilpa Vikas And Luv Go To The Mall

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    Day 96 starts with Shilpa Shinde asking Luv Tyagi about why he is not talking to Hina Khan . Luv tells Hina that even though he had told her he will be siding with Puneesh before the task, and she had agreed to it, she still got ego hurt and she forgot all the rules of the task in her rush to get ahead.
  • New Search To Find Missing Malaysian Plane

    New Search To Find Missing Malaysian Plane

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    That expanse adjoins the original search zone far southwest of Australia that was identified through satellite analysis of the final hours of the flight, which apparently ended when the plane ran out of fuel. Ocean Infinity did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The firm wants to start the hunt during a period of good weather expected in January and February.
  • Winter storm slams Northeast; flights delayed at OIA

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    In Manhattan, snow totals exceeded 9 inches in Central Park , while the other four boroughs accumulated more than a foot of the white stuff in some areas. In the Southeast, historic cities saw their heaviest snowfall in almost 30 years on Wednesday, according to AccuWeather.com senior meteorologist Alan Reppert.
  • President Trump is Securing America's Southern Border

    President Trump is Securing America's Southern Border

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    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, started by the Obama administration in 2012, protected about 780,000 when it was enacted. Durbin is now working with four other Senators, three of whom are Republican, on a deal that will protect DACA while also beefing up border security, but it appears Trump's demands could stall talks.
  • U.S. delays Palestinian aid

    U.S. delays Palestinian aid

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    According to reports in Israeli media, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lobbied for the USA funds to UNRWA not to be withdrawn, despite officially backing the U.S. UNRWA supports much of the population in the Gaza Strip and a cut to its budget could ramp up tensions with Israel, a main conduit for aid into the territory.
  • How to watch, stream National Football League playoff game

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    And the Titans will face a Chiefs team that started off strong, went into a slump but now appears back on track. Mularkey hopes the Titans remain loose and confident heading into Kansas City. Meanwhile, the Chiefs have failed to cover the spread six of the previous seven times they have closed as favorites, and they have lost 10 of 11 SU and ATS in the playoffs overall.
  • Virginia ticket worth $1M in Mega Millions drawing Friday

    Virginia ticket worth $1M in Mega Millions drawing Friday

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    The odds of winning the Mega Millions was one in about 302 million, and the odds for the Powerball were one in 292 million. "Congratulations to Florida on their big jackpot win", said Mega Millions Lead Director and Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director Gordon Medenica.
  • Kmart in Taft will be closing in early April

    Kmart in Taft will be closing in early April

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    Kate Hogan, Centerville's economic development director, says losing the store isn't necessarily a bad thing. That will leave the Lehigh Valley with one Sears at the Whitehall Mall. As the rise of e-commerce spearheaded by Amazon and Walmart continues, businesses like Sears Holdings aren't keeping up. Seritage's growth strategy is based on taking space away from Sears.
  • Four policemen killed in IED blast in Sopore

    Four policemen killed in IED blast in Sopore

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    Militant outfit Jaish-e-Muhammad claimed responsibility of the attack. The security forces launched cordon and search operation in the area after the blast but no arrests were made. He said the security forces will have to think about it. "We appeal the global community to come on table and solve the Kashmir issue as soon as possible", Showkat told reporters after offering funeral prayers of his brother at Rafiabad, Baramulla.
  • Listen to Kendrick Lamar and SZA's Powerful New Song for Black Panther

    Listen to Kendrick Lamar and SZA's Powerful New Song for Black Panther

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    Barring Captain America, of course, who is nearly honorable to a fault. Black Panther: The Album will be released on February 9, and pre-orders have already begun . After officially joining Nike in August, Kendrick Lamar is ready to launch his first official sneaker collaboration with the brand. Lamar in particular had nothing but praise for Black Panther , stating that the film "showcases a great marriage of art and culture..." Coogler called Lamar "inspirational" and said his ...
  • Newlywed Cricketer Virat Kohli and Bollywood Star Anushka Sharma in Cape Town

    Newlywed Cricketer Virat Kohli and Bollywood Star Anushka Sharma in Cape Town

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    Virushka is in Cape Town as the cricketer has to start with his series against South Africa, staring from January 4. But they have played most of their cricket at home or against the depleted sides like Windies and Sri Lanka away. He posted a picture on the micro-blogging website Twitter along with the love of his life and hailed the lovely place in the coastal city. " Cape Town is such a attractive place anyways, and even more handsome with my one and only", Virat tweeted along with a ...
  • PTV Sports Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st ODI Live Streaming

    PTV Sports Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st ODI Live Streaming

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    The live cricket streaming of the match will be available in India on Hotstar , while the live telecast will be available on Star Sports Select 1 and Star Sports Select 1 HD . Since December 2014, the two teams have met each other 10 times in 50-over format; out of which eight were won by New Zealand and in two ODIs Pakistan emerged victorious while one match was abandoned.
  • Israeli jets bombard Hamas positions in Gaza

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    Use explosives, pistols, and bombs. "In the video, the man accused of collaborating with Hamas" military wing is executed'. "Bomb their courts and their security locations, for these are the pillars of tyranny that prop up its throne". As their long-running conflict erupted into the open, the Sunni extremist group said it is declaring war on Hamas and vowed it will be removed from the region.
  • Weather service predicts snow and freezing rain for the weekend

    Weather service predicts snow and freezing rain for the weekend

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    In the evening, expect partly cloudy skies with a low around 6 and a northeast wind of 3-6 miles per hour. The high on Thursday will be 29 degrees, before temperatures dip again to 10 degrees, the weather service said. The lowest temperature recorded in MI on Thursday was minus-33 degrees in Amasa in the Upper Peninsula, said National Weather Service meteorologist Trent Frey.
  • Trump threatens to cut United States aid to Palestinians

    Trump threatens to cut United States aid to Palestinians

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    He said: "We will continue our efforts in the United Nations and at all worldwide forums to put an end to this occupation, and to establish our Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital". The US provided $260m (£192m) of bilateral aid for Palestinians in 2016 . The White House has not yet taken a firm position on that bill - called the Taylor Force Act - and said it would monitor the legislation as it works its way through Congress.
  • Photos, videos of potentially historic flooding in Boston, coastal areas

    Photos, videos of potentially historic flooding in Boston, coastal areas

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    For example, this tweet from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Transit Police shows water gushing down the stairs of one of Boston's underground rail stations. By the time the storm subsides, 12 to 16 inches of snow is expected to fall in the eastern MA area, WCVB reported. People living along Massachusetts' south shore were encouraged to evacuate ahead of the storm, which affected most of the east coast.
  • US Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Iranian Firms

    US Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Iranian Firms

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    The new economic measures against five Iranian-based entities of the Shahid Bakeri Industrial Group prohibits American firms from doing business with the firms. The Trump administration plans to ask the UN Human Rights Council to convene an emergency session on protests in Iran in which the USA believes at least 21 people have been killed and more than 1,000 arrested, US officials have said.