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High-Level Conference On Afghanistan Opens In Uzbekistan

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Uzbekistan has offered to host peace negotiations between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban. He said that part of the Tashkent Conference will follow the Kabul Conference agenda on peace and regional ties. According to Uzbekistan's Foreign Ministry, the draft declaration, will be submitted for approval to the heads of delegations attending the conference on Tuesday. Read More »

Trump administration to reinstate census question about citizenship

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Ross pointed out on Monday that "between 1820 and 1950, nearly every decennial census asked a question on citizenship in some form". "And for the approximately 70 percent of non-citizens who already answer this question accurately on the [American Community Survey], the question is no additional imposition". Read More »

Stephon Clark's Grandmother To Police: "Y'all Didn't Have To Do That"

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Sacramento defense attorney Mark Reichel said, "In court what we're gonna look at is, did they act reasonably in all the circumstances?" Clark was unarmed at the time of the shooting, which happened in his grandparent's backyard. A wake is planned for Wednesday night and his funeral is Thursday, said NAACP Sacramento Branch President Betty Williams. Clark's family has disputed the police account. Read More »

At least 48 dead in massive Russian mall fire, report says

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Emergency exits were blocked, and there was evidence of other safety violations, "which led to such grave consequences", the Investigative Committee said in a statement. He reportedly fell from the fourth floor and was in intensive care with multiple injuries. Volunteers queue up to donate blood at a blood transfusion station in Kemerovo on Monday. Read More »

Box Office Collection Day 5: Ajay Devgn's 'Raid' crosses 50cr mark

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Friday 10.04 cr, Sat 13.86 cr, Sun 17.11 cr, Monday 6.26 cr, Tue 5.76 cr. ' Raid' , starring Ajay Devgn and Ileana D'Cruz has emerged as a super hit at the ticket counter and is being hailed by the audience and critics alike. The film has already said to have recovered its investment with its impressive performance at the box-office so far and looks like the movie will continue its good run. Read More »

Drama at JKIA: Miguna's arrival and dramatic standoff in photos

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The Ministry of Interior said in compliance of a court order, they requested Mr Miguna to present the documents he used for traveling to facilitate his entry. Prior to being illegally issued with a Kenyan passport, Dr Miguna had been travelling using a Canadian passport, which he renewed on June 2017. Miguna Miguna , a staunch ally of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga was deported to Canada on February 6 after playing a key role in a mock swearing-in staged by Odinga in January 2018. Read More »

Exciting tearaway pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi gets maiden call-up from Pakistan

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Kamran, 36, misses out despite notching 425 runs in 13 Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches , including a century and four half-centuries for Peshawar Zalmi. "Shaheen is an exciting and unbelievable talent and I am sure after a few years he will be a star", said Arthur. It will be the first time Karachi has hosted an worldwide match since 2009. Read More »

Karnataka election on May 12, counting on May 15

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The last date of filing nomination is April 24 , while the last date of withdrawal of candidature is April 27 . The state elections are the next big political event for the Congress which is battling anti-incumbency and facing a tough challenge from the Bharatiya Janata Party . Read More »

Sierra Leone's presidential run-off now March 31

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The run-off will see opposition candidate Julius Bio face's off against ruling party candidate Samura Kamara, after no candidate reached 55 per cent of the votes needed to win in the first round on March 7. Election day proceeded in a largely peaceful manner albeit with isolated incidents that were immediately addressed. The former president was named as the leader of the election observation mission of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA). Read More »

YSR Congress MPs to resign over Andhra Pradesh special status demand

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YSRC chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday held a meeting with party MPs in Sattenapalle in Guntur district to discuss the latest political developments. "We have taken the initiative and even Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu should also follow the YSRCP'd stand of MPs submitting resignations". Unhappy with the denial of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA government at Centre to provide special status to Andhra Pradesh, all parliamentarians of the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) have made a ... Read More »

Five dead, 30 wounded in Siberia shopping mall fire

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The reports didn't say if the victims died from burns or smoke inhalation. "Three women, a child and a man have been killed" and 30 people hospitalised following the blaze in the Winter Cherry shopping centre in Kemerovo, an industrial city in central Siberia, it said in a statement. Read More »

Alibaba and Ford make splash with auto vending machine

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Incidentally, the company had recently made it to the headlines for its plan to construct a seven-storied auto vending machine in Chesterfield. There is no salesperson at the location of the vending machine and everything is done through the app. Read More »

Cambridge Analytica accused of breaking United States election law

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Cambridge Analytica has faced a series of allegations of wrongdoing since Mr Wylie came forward to claim the company had collected data from millions of Facebook profiles users without their knowledge. The Campaign Legal Center has accused the data firm of being a go-between for the Trump campaign and a Mercer-funded Trump super PAC. The complaints identifies all of them as foreign nationals. Read More »

List of countries expelling Russian diplomats

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The U.S. expelled 60 diplomats Washington said were working as intelligence officers, and ordered the closure of Moscow's consulate in Seattle. Skripal, 66, and his 33-year-old daughter are both in a coma after being poisoned with a nerve agent - identified as the Soviet-made "Novichok" by the British government - on March 4. Read More »

Iran Calls Trump's Move To Appoint Bolton 'A Matter Of Shame'

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He was referring to Bolton attending a gathering of the Iranian opposition group Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MEK) in 2017. Garrett Marquis, a spokesman for Bolton, said on Sunday that Bolton "doesn't respond to propaganda from a government long included on the United States' list of state sponsors of terrorism". Read More »

PV Sindhu to be India's Flag-bearer at CWG 2018 Opening Ceremony

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The 208 Commonwealth Games will commence from 4th of August on Gold Coast and will come to a conclusion on 15th April. ALSO READ: AFI and IOA in blame game over late entries In 2013, Arpinder broke the 16m mark and smashed Maheshwary's national record and in 2014 won bronze at the Commonwealth Games. Read More »

Driver booked for cruelty towards patient

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The victim was critically injured in a road accident in Palakkad on March 20, and was taken to a private hospital nearby. A video footage, reportedly shot by some bystanders at the medical college, showed the injured man lying upside down on the stretcher from the ambulance. Read More »

ABB (ABBN) PT Set at CHF 31 by Goldman Sachs

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Kenneth Mario Garschina decreased its stake in Marathon Pete Corp (MPC) by 16.93% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company has a market capitalization of $50,410.00 and a PE ratio of 23.56. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, July 13 report. The stock of Aluminum Corporation Of China Limited (NYSE:ACH) is a huge mover today! The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with "Outperform" on Thursday, January 25. Read More »

McConnell backs full legalization of hemp while in Kentucky

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On Monday, Senate Majority Leader and Kentucky tortoise Mitch McConnell announced that he will be introducing a new bill that could legalize hemp (a non-psychoactive type of cannabis) as an agricultural product. It's now illegal to grow hemp without a permit because it's a member of the same species as cannabis. " I want to thank Leader McConnell for introducing this legislation which allows us to harness the economic viability of this crop and presents the best opportunity to put hemp ... Read More »

Multiple suspicious packages sent to military locations around DC

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The package that was sent to the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., contained explosive material, it has been confirmed . One of those packages contained liquid in a vial and a circuit board, according to law enforcement officials. The packages are undergoing examination at the Federal Bureau of Investigation lab in Quantico, Virginia. Read More »

OU Likely to Name New President

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In a six-paragraph e-mail which ended with the words "Boomer Sooner" Gallogly introduced his personal history which includes a J.D. degree from the OU College of Law in 1977 and his business work which included executive work at oil companies. Read More »

Journalist run over in MP

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Sandeep Sharma , who worked for a local news channel, had told the district administration he feared he could be killed by the sand mafia, his nephew, Vikas Purohit, said in a complaint to the police. He was working on investigating the links between Sand Mafia and the Police. Sharma is survived by his wife; two children aged 14 and 15 year. Sharma said that CCTV footage accessed by police clearly showed the empty dumper following the victim for quite some time before hitting him and ... Read More »

Erdogan says the goal is still European Union membership

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Tusk acknowledged that no concrete compromise or solution had been achieved at the summit, but expressed hope that such would be possible in the future. Juncker said the summit was one of " mixed feelings but not mixed messages", adding: "It was a good meeting because as this is the normal principle between big democracies, we were able to talk in all frankness and openness". Read More »

China warns the US it will defend national interests on trade

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That will nearly certainly spell a further escalation of tensions. "That's why we believe any unilateral and protectionist move would hurt everybody, including the United States itself. In testimony before a Senate committee prior to the announcement, Lighthizer said the areas targeted by the new tariffs should be precisely those sectors where Beijing's economic plan outlines a vision of world dominance. Read More »

Cambridge Analytica scandal "unlikely to affect Switzerland"

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Nix was suspended this week following the Facebook revelations and a further media sting in which he boasts about entrapping politicians and secretly operating in elections around the world through shadowy front companies. Did their Facebook data influence Brexit? Reuters adds that New Delhi's concerns arose when opposing Indian parties accused each other of using Cambridge Analytica services; one of the sides claimed the course of forthcoming election could be affected. Read More »

Eastern Ghouta refugees: 'We left our history, our memories'

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Basha, who spoke using a pseudonym for fear of retribution, said men from the town of Hammouriyah aged between 16 and 60 are being held at the al-Duwair detention centre. More pull-outs were expected on Monday from the towns of Arbin and Zamalka and the neighbouring district of Jobar, all held by Faylaq al-Rahman. Meanwhile, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights placed the number of civilians leaving Eastern Ghouta at 140,000. Read More »

Ex-Cambridge Analytica Insider Says Firm Worked for Pro-Brexit Group

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The same techniques were also the focus of its work for Bolton's super PAC. SCLE is the British company behind the entity known to world+dog as Cambridge Analytica . "That application gathered, it appeared, not only [users'] responses to that survey, which was obviously created to elicit certain information about their personalities or characters", Summers told the court, "but also recovered data from that user's Facebook profile, and also gathered data from those users' friends on ... Read More »