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Karntaka to vote on May 12, results on May 15

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However, there is a cap on expenditure of parties, Rawat also said. The BJP chief also assured to work for the interests of the farmers, "I want to assure farmers of Karnataka that we will work for the interests of the farmers in the state". Read More »

CBI files FIR in yet another loan fraud case worth 109 crores

Simbhaoli Sugars Ltd is the largest sugar mill in India. In the latest FIR, CBI has alleged that Oriental Bank of Commerce sanctioned a loan amounting to Rs 148.59 crore to Simbhaoli Sugars in December 2011 after the company approached it with a proposal for financing sugarcane farmers under the tie-up arrangement with the company (with a maximum limit of Rs 3 lakh per farmer). Read More »

Supreme Court rejects Trump administration's appeal over DACA

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The appeal came after a USA district court temporarily blocked the Trump administration from ending DACA, the program former President Barack Obama established to protect immigrants who came to the US illegally as children. The uncertainty over the fate of DACA beneficiaries does not end with this, and the SC has not commented on the merit of the administration's decision. Read More »

Rome awakes to first snowfall in six years

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While residents of eastern Europe or Moscow might balk at such moderate winter temperatures causing so much chaos, Rome was nearly paralyzed by just a few inches of snow . Even as Europe shivers, temperatures in the Arctic itself have been unusually warm in recent weeks, the World Meteorological Organization said. The mercury in the Russian capital dropped to almost -20 C (-4 F) on Sunday night, the coldest this winter, the Meteorological Office said Monday. Read More »

Cricket Australia Sends Smith, Warner and Bancroft Home, 'Significant Sanctions' Expected

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You know what we're talking about, "Ballgate" the disgraceful ball tampering incident that has irreparably harmed the reputation of the Australian cricket team. In January 1994, an inexperienced South African team, on their first tour of Australia after two decades of political isolation, faced nearly certain defeat when Australia needed just 116 runs to win the second Test in Sydney. Read More »

White House briefing March 27, 2018

But after The Wall Street Journal reported on the payment earlier this year, Daniels and her attorney sought to get out of the agreement to allow her to talk. "Sometimes he chooses to specifically engage and punch back and sometimes he doesn't", she said. "If he did he would probably be addressing a lot of the stories that most of you write every single minute of every single day". Read More »

European Union expansion without Turkey 'grave mistake': Erdogan

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Next to him, Turkish leader has said unblushingly that anti-terrorist measures taken by Turkey after coup d'état should not unleash European Union criticism because its country "respects human rights". We know the intention of spreading this lie, particularly by Kurz. The two Greek military officials held in Turkey for nearly four weeks will remain in custody for the time being, according to the decision by a Turkish prosecutor on Tuesday, Skai TV reported. Read More »

New Zealand: We'd expel Russian spies if we had any

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The New Zealand government has condemned the attack and supports the worldwide action, but says there are no such "Russian intelligence agents" in the country. Ardern said New Zealand "will keep under review what further actions it can take to support the global community over the Salisbury attack". Twenty-six countries have expelled Russian envoys in the past two days, in solidarity with the UK. Read More »

Israeli prime minister Netanyahu rushed to hospital

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As Sputnik previously reported , Netanyahu's legal troubles are linked to three ongoing corruption cases stemming from his days as the communications minister from 2014 to 2017 as well as his time as prime minister. Israeli media said he was believed to have been the intermediary between Netanyahu and Elovitch in the case. "We have children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren here, and I want them to live in a healthy country - and the country is sick", Zvi Zamir, Mossad director ... Read More »

US And South Korea Agree To Revised Trade Deal

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On Tuesday, supporters of Trump's protectionist approach to trade cheered the new pact as a victory for US workers and the dawn of a new era in globalization. Trump has slammed existing trade agreements with several countries, regularly singling out the six-year-old trade deal with South Korea, known as Korus. Read More »

Utah trooper knocked into the air by out-of-control vehicle

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The dark sedan continued skidding forward before finally coming to a stop while facing backward, and several bystanders were seen coming to Brenchley's aid. "I think she won't make that mistake again". The department said in a statement that they're thankful for those who stopped to help. A news release from UHP said the trooper, later identified as Sgt. Read More »

Arizona mother facing murder charges after 2 kids found dead

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Both children were found strapped in their vehicle seats when officials arrived. Their mother, Brittany Velasquez, 20, is now facing two counts of murder associated with their deaths. Other relatives told the news outlet that law enforcement officials and the Department of Child Safety that had been called to the family's home multiple times. Read More »

U.S. places sanctions on Pakistan

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While the global community has largely always been concerned about the safety of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal, the country has maintained that its civilian and military nuclear installations are absolutely secure. "We reject attempts by Pakistan's detractors to exploit these listings to cast aspersions on Pakistan's non-proliferation credentials", he said. It also conceded that being added to the Entity List means that these companies will be subject to additional licensing ... Read More »

Remains found in shallow grave thought to belong to missing model

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Sheriff's detectives, along with Chico State University anthropologists, will assist LAPD Tuesday in determine whether a grave site was indeed found and whether it contains remains, the sheriff's office said. Shabani was apparently last spotted in the Tacoma, LAPD spokeswoman Rosario Herrera told the Times. He told cops the pair had an argument during the drive and he let her out on the side of motorway, but didn't see her again, officers say. Read More »

College Station man arrested for sexually assaulting a child

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E and she was sexually assaulted. It's alleged the child was sexually assaulted in Ali Curung in the Northern Territory. After the accused left the scene, the female contacted police. "When they (the accused and the alleged victim) first met, he advised her is a photographer and they discussed his website", Betteridge said. Anyone with further information about the accused, this incident, or similar incidents is encouraged to call investigators at 519-255-6700 ext. Read More »

Balague: Real Madrid focused on Lewandowski & Hazard - not Salah

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Salah's performances in front of goal have led to reports linking the attacker to various other clubs, including Real Madrid. But the pieces could be coming together for the former Dortmund boss who, despite losing Philippe Coutinho in January, has seen his side flourish with the likes of Mohamed Salah , Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino in attack. Read More »

Dozens dead and missing in Siberian mall fire

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Firefighters work at the scene of the multi-story shopping center after a fire , in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, about 3,000 kilometers (1,900 miles) east of Moscow , Russia , Monday, March 26, 2018. "I saw a woman running and screaming about the fire ... panic erupted, we were nearly knocked down ..." Russian investigators said four people had been detained over the fire; including owners and lessees of outlets in the mall. Read More »

Protest as UK Labour leader under fire over anti-Semitism stance

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In joint statement on Tuesday from Jonathan Goldstein, Chair of the Jewish Leadership Council and Jonathan Arkush, President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, they note the Labour leader's apology in response to their letter conveying community concerns, but add that "words are no longer enough". Read More »

Israeli PM Netanyahu taken to hospital for tests: spokesman

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , this evening, underwent a series of tests at Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital, where he was treated by staff physicians Dr. It has been suggested that the Prime Minister has not taken enough rest since falling ill a few weeks ago and has seen his condition worsen in the past days. Read More »

ICE Deports US Military Vet Who Served Two Tours In Afghanistan

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed on Sunday that Perez boarded an ICE Air Operations flight at Gary International Airport and was flown to Brownsville, Tex. ICE spokesperson Nicole Alberico told NBC that the agency has the right to exercise "prosecutorial discretion" including with members of the us armed forces who do not automatically obtain citizenship. Read More »

37 dead in Siberia shopping centre fire, dozens missing

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However, the blaze is thought to started on the fourth floor , where a cinema and a children's entertainment centre are located. "There was panic, chaos", one eyewitness told Channel One Russia . President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences as well as Pope Francis, German chancellor Angela Merkel, British prime minister Theresa May, EU president Donald Tusk and the US State Department. Read More »

Merkel puts critic in key German post

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Influential factions within the SPD, including its Youth Organization (Juso), vehemently oppose joining what would already be Merkel's fourth governing cabinet and could hence still theoretically prevent the final coalition agreement from entering into force. Read More »

Serbian official deported from Kosovo

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It was a move likely to inflame tensions between the two foes, which fought a brutal war in 1999. Serb List now says that it will start work to set up the community on its own, as announced by the party's head Goran Rakic after representatives of his party held a meeting in Belgrade with Vucic and Djuric, broadcaster RTK reported. Read More »

Glenmore, Panthers fly high in pre-season challenge

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Ansah has scored nine goals in his last seven games and is keeping the Cannons' play-off hopes alive. "The players, coaches and parents spent countless hours traveling to and from games and supporting the team", Stephens read from the proclamation, "and the city of Dora wishes to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of all those involved with the 9- and 10-year-old basketball team". Read More »

Robbery suspect appears in court, bond set

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According to a news release from Deputy Chief Nick Loussia, of the Southfield Police Department, the robbery occurred at around 4:40 p.m. March 22 at Comerica Bank, 27100 Lahser Road. Details regarding how police were able to capture the suspect were unknown at the time of this report. The arrest took place after a three-year investigation during which Spain's National Police collaborated with Europol and the U.S. Read More »

Trade War Fears Affect Asian Shares

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Facebook was trading down 1 per cent. "I don't think you're out of the woods yet". Stocks took off across the board on Monday as concerns over a trade war abated. The S&P index rose 2.7 percent with financial and technology leading all sectors, and the Nasdaq composite increased 3.3 percent with Amazon and Apple both experiencing increases, CNBC reported . Read More »

Firefighters weren't allowed at Manchester bombing site for hours

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Despite protocol allowing emergency workers to continue treating the injured, a senior fire officer "stuck to rules" and kept emergency responders 500m (1,600ft) away from any zone of danger. Lord Kerslake said: "A number were reduced to a frantic search around the hospitals of Greater Manchester to find out more". "This was clearly unacceptable and we sincerely apologize for the distress caused to those affected by this awful attack", Vodafone said in a statement sent to CNN. Read More »

Trump Pushes for Military to Pay for US-Mexico Border Wall

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President Trump frequently said Mexico would pay for a wall along the southern border as he sought the presidency in 2016. Last week, President Trump reluctantly signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending bill that allocated a paltry $1.6 billion in border security funding, which will barely begin to cover the partially transparent, possibly solar-powered Mexican border wall he repeatedly promised on the campaign trail. Read More »

Palestinian government calls for global protection for Jerusalem churches

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On Sunday, a Jordanian government spokesman, Mohammad Momani, said that the kingdom rejected the "systematic" measures by Israeli authorities to alter the status quo in Jerusalem , and urged Israel "to immediately reverse the decisions taken against churches and to respect its obligations as an occupying power in East Jerusalem in accordance with global law". Read More »

Egypt Presidential Election Opens

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With the outcome known, Sissi's focus will be on keeping voter turnout high enough to show citizens support his rule. The first day of the three-day election witnessed a remarkable turnout across the Egyptian governorates, Chief of the Egyptian cabinets operation room Ali Haridi was quoted as saying by the state-run news agency MENA. Read More »

Calif. sheriff revolts against Sanctuary State law with bold new move

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Others decried what they called a racist, anti-immigrant position aimed at gaining votes, not public safety. The county Board of Supervisors is set to discuss proposals to pass a resolution supporting efforts by the small city of Los Alamito to opt out of California's law limiting police collaboration with immigration agents and a US government lawsuit against the state. Read More »