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Porsche would join a raft of firms working on designs in anticipation of a shift in the transport market. A Porsche logo is seen at a customers center next to the the Porsche factory in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen, Germany, January 26, 2018. The latter are referred to as drones, though they're capable of ferrying passengers. The German vehicle company would face stiff competition from companies like Volocopter , Ehang , Workhorse and Bell but also Airbus and Boeing as all of them are ...
  • De Kock's personal attack provoked Warner, says Smith

    De Kock's personal attack provoked Warner, says Smith

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    Footage from a CCTV camera inside the player's grandstand shows Warner being hauled away by team-mates, including captain Steven Smith , as he screams abuse at De Kock while the teams walk up the steps during the tea interval on the fourth day.
  • Tripura: BJP ally seeks separate tribal state

    Tripura: BJP ally seeks separate tribal state

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    Following the BJP's landslide victory in the just-concluded Tripura Assembly polls, a BJP-IPFT cabinet is likely to be sworn in on Thursday (08th March). "We doubt whether Loka Kerala Sabha and businessmen who took part in that had any role in settling the cases", he said. "We won the elections because of our victory in the reserved Scheduled Tribe constituencies".
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad Hits Out At Congress Over Non-Performing Assets: Highlights

    Ravi Shankar Prasad Hits Out At Congress Over Non-Performing Assets: Highlights

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    During the subsequent six-year rule of the UPA till March 2014, it rose to Rs. 52.15 lakh crore. Now the stressed asset has risen to 82 per cent out of that advances made in the UPA govt. "Who was lobbying for benefits of the 80-20 scheme to be given to Gitanjali, and how much of a cut did they get from it?", he added. He demanded an explanation from Chidambaram as well as Congress President Rahul Gandhi that why were these seven companies given permission on the day of election results.
  • Auto hits pedestrians in Brooklyn; 2 children dead

    Auto hits pedestrians in Brooklyn; 2 children dead

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    Two 34-year-old women - one of them pregnant - were crossing the street with their children, a 4-year-old girl and a 1-year-old boy who was in a stroller. 'The kids were run straight over, and the driver tried to get away and hit a auto, ' one anonymous witness told the New York Post . The driver was put in cuffs and taken off for toxicology tests, sources said.
  • Team Rio, Zeliang meet Nagaland Governor

    Team Rio, Zeliang meet Nagaland Governor

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    Rio, accompanied by BJP leader Ram Madhav, had submitted letters of support to the governor during the day but Acharya is seeking documents signed by the respective party presidents. "We strongly feel that NPF, BJP and NPP alliance should form the government in Nagaland as already NPP and NPF are alliance partner of the BJP-led government in Manipur".
  • Bank reported Trump lawyer's payment to Stormy Daniels as suspicious

    Bank reported Trump lawyer's payment to Stormy Daniels as suspicious

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    Michael Cohen , personal attorney for President Trump , sent Stormy Daniels the substantial hush payment via a First Republic Bank account 12 days before the election, according to sources. "After Mr. Trump's victory, Mr. Cohen complained to friends that he had yet to be reimbursed for the payment to Ms. Clifford, the people said ". Clifford was owed the money after she signed an agreement that prevented her from discussing a sexual relationship she said she had with Trump in 2006.
  • Hidden Steele Memo Says Russia Stopped Romney From Becoming Secretary of State

    Hidden Steele Memo Says Russia Stopped Romney From Becoming Secretary of State

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    In a New Yorker profile of Steele published Monday , reporter Jane Mayer writes that Steele - who authored the infamous Fusion GPS dossier alleging deep ties between President Donald Trump and the Russian government - wrote a memo in late 2016 claiming that Russia worked to stop then-President elect Trump from making noted Russia hawk Romney his chief diplomat.
  • May to tell sluggish housebuilders to 'do their duty'

    May to tell sluggish housebuilders to 'do their duty'

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    In a speech at a national planning conference in London the Prime Minister highlighted the "perverse incentive" in the bonus structure of some house builders which does not encourage them to build homes that are affordable. He also failed to spend £220m on building affordable homes the previous year, it has now been discovered. But May's Conservatives want 300,000 homes to be built per year - well above the 2017 level of around 217,000.
  • Sunjuwan attack mastermind gunned down in JK

    Sunjuwan attack mastermind gunned down in JK

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    A security official termed the killing of Waqas as a great setback for the revival of Jaish in the Valley. The mastermind behind the Sunjuwan army camp attack , militant Waqas, has been shot dead by Jammu and Kashmir police in an encounter in Awantipura on Monday.
  • Utica College on lockdown after getting threats

    Utica College on lockdown after getting threats

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    Police told Fox News they received a call about an individual with a gun on campus. Three schools in the Greater Utica area are facing threats, resulting in closure and lockdowns to start the school week at several area schools. No shots were fired. Everyone on campus is to remain sheltered in place. 'Please get to a safe place and remain there until you are told the shelter in place direction has been lifted'.
  • Canada: police add seventh victim in murder case

    Canada: police add seventh victim in murder case

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    McArthur came under suspicion in September 2017 in connection with the disappearance of Kinsman, but police at first rejected suggestions that a serial killer was prowling Toronto's gay neighborhood. As CBC News reported in January, McArthur was charged with two counts of assault in 2003 after attacking a man with a metal pipe, requiring him to stay away from a section of downtown Toronto that included the Gay Village and not be in the presence of male prostitutes.
  • Kono withholds assessment of inter-Korea talks

    Kono withholds assessment of inter-Korea talks

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    Those North Korean officials also told Moon that they were willing to restart talks with the United States. Some experts say the North's outreach during the Olympics was an attempt to use improved ties with South Korea as a way to break out of diplomatic isolation and weaken US-led global sanctions and pressure on the country.
  • Trump Not Backing Down on Tariff Plans

    Trump Not Backing Down on Tariff Plans

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    They would target iconic USA exports including Levi's jeans, Harley-Davidson motorbikes and Bourbon whiskey brand Jack Daniels, European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said . Peter Navarro , director of the White House National Trade Council, said countries will not be excluded from the tariffs because that would become a slippery slope, but there will be a mechanism for corporate exemptions in some cases.
  • China is increasing its military spending by almost 10%

    China is increasing its military spending by almost 10%

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    The government said it will expand its military spending by 8.1 percent this year to 1.1 trillion yuan (about $173.6 billion), a decision likely to heighten fears across the region about the Asian power's growing assertiveness in contested waters.
  • BJP, allies confident of forming govt in Nagaland, Meghalaya

    BJP, allies confident of forming govt in Nagaland, Meghalaya

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    Former state chief minister and National Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) leader Neiphu Rio will lead the next coalition government with the support of the BJP and the Janata Dal (United). In the final result of the Nagaland assembly poll , BJP has won 12 seats, while NDPP won 18, 26 by NPF, 2 by NPP and one each by JD (U) and Independent.
  • Hung parliament in Italy, according to election projections

    Hung parliament in Italy, according to election projections

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    The five-star movement hoped to capitalise on such disgust, particularly among Italy's young, and polls indicated the grassroots movement launched in 2009 by comic Beppe Grillo with the mantra for Italy's political establishment to '(expletive)-off' would be the largest vote-getter among any single party.
  • Dolly Parton Reveals Details About Possible '9 to 5' Reboot

    Dolly Parton Reveals Details About Possible '9 to 5' Reboot

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    Parton said on Thursday that she and her co-stars will make another film: "I've been talking to Lily and Jane . Everybody is very interested and we've all agreed that we'd love to do it if it's right". At the time it also wrote itself into the history books, just landing among the 25 most successful films of all time, though its coffers have since been dwarfed by bigger piles of cash pouring into science fiction and superhero franchises.
  • Will Bring Transparency in Governance: Neiphiu Rio

    Will Bring Transparency in Governance: Neiphiu Rio

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    It is reported that the BJP-NDPP alliance, which has won 29 out of the 59 Assembly constituencies where polls were held recently, is likely to stake claim to form the next Govt.in the State. Two BJP ministers are still in the Zeliang cabinet although the national party had allied with Rio before the polls. Governor Acharya told The Telegraph on Sunday night in a text: "I have requested Mr Rio to give me the letters of support signed by all 18 elected NDPP MLAs".
  • Not correct to speculate on Parrikar's health: BJP

    Not correct to speculate on Parrikar's health: BJP

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    On a day of hectic developments, Parrikar conducted a series of meetings with top ruling politicians, bureaucrats and police officials in the state, where he spelled out instructions related to governance. The advisory committee comprises Sardesai, D'Souza and Sudin Dhavalikar of the MGP. Opposition Congress has already alleged that State is on the verge of collapse and demanded that the senior-most minister in the government be given the charge in absence of ailing Chief Minster.
  • Pakistan's senate election seen as a bellwether for Shahbaz Sharif

    Pakistan's senate election seen as a bellwether for Shahbaz Sharif

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    Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) got 12 seats, including 10 from Sindh and two from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa to become the second largest party. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ( PTI ) said Sunday it would approach the election tribunal to challenge the election of PML-N's Dilawar Khan as senator on a technocrat's seat.
  • Florida lawmakers debate school-safety bill in rare session

    Florida lawmakers debate school-safety bill in rare session

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    They eventually approved the legislation for a final vote on Monday. Florida's Senate voted to move forward with a bill in response to the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland after rejecting amendments to remove a program to arm specially trained teachers and ban sales of assault weapons.
  • Pleasant and breezy today, tracking another coastal storm for Wednesday

    Pleasant and breezy today, tracking another coastal storm for Wednesday

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    Although the service said its forecasters are not certain of how much snow CT will get, and exactly where it is going to fall, the heaviest snowfall is likely to be Wednesday night. Significantly lowered visibility will be an issue with snow expected to come down fairly heavy in and around the commute home. Eventually, Quinn could spread at least some snowfall into the Northeast by the middle portion of next week.
  • 's Bennett, Wilkins, Hunter, Hokies' Robinson earn All-ACC distinctions

    's Bennett, Wilkins, Hunter, Hokies' Robinson earn All-ACC distinctions

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    Bagley joins former Duke standout Jahlil Okafor (2015) as the only players in the ACC's 65-year history to sweep the conference top individual awards in the same season. Going into what will be its fourth week as the No. 1 team in the Associated Press top 25 poll, U.Va. reached the top spot this season under Bennett for the first time since December 1982.
  • Man arrested after hitting two New York State Troopers

    Man arrested after hitting two New York State Troopers

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    Two New York state troopers were seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle early this morning along eastbound Interstate 90 south of Albany early this morning. He was arrested and charged with first-degree vehicular assault, a felony, as well as driving while intoxicated and numerous vehicle and traffic violations, troopers said.
  • China warns Trump if its interests are harmed

    China warns Trump if its interests are harmed

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    However, this move has invited a lot of criticism both inside and outside China , with proponents of liberalisation of politics in the world's second-largest economy seeing it as a move by Jinping to strengthen his position of power, like Vladimir Putin in Russian Federation.
  • Fresh Wave of Protests And Violence Engulfs Kashmir After Shopian Shoot Out

    Fresh Wave of Protests And Violence Engulfs Kashmir After Shopian Shoot Out

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    Indian military spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said earlier, an army vehicle was sacked upon by militants in Pohan village, Shopian district, 53 km south of Srinagar , the summer capital of Indian controlled Kashmir . The State Public Service Commission has ordered the cancellation of Monday's civil services exams. Kashmir University has postponed all examinations scheduled for today, a spokesperson of the university said.