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Key day in Irish bid for 2023 Rugby World Cup

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However, after employing a team to evaluate bids against criteria "to reflect World Rugby's key objectives" the next logical step is for the council to back the findings of its technical review group. Worrying news for all involved with Ireland's World Cup 2023 bid. . South Africa had put forward the highest bid guarantee of £141 million with France second on £132 million and Ireland well behind on £106 million. Read More »

Senate President Stephen Parry may be a dual-citizen

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But on Tuesday, a senior senator from the governing Liberal Party, said he may have to quit parliament. According to The Australian, Senator Parry sought confirmation of his citizenship status from the British authorities following last week's ruling that five of his parliamentary colleagues were found ineligible to hold office under section 44 (i) of the constitution. Read More »

Railways have taken various decisions for Mumbai suburban: Piyush Goyal

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Considering the existing weak infrastructure, railways have made a decision to rope in Indian army who agreed to help in rebuilding the foot overbridge which is expected to complete by January 31, 2018. But Elphinstone tragedy was so big, she said. Defence ministry sources have confirmed that Army engineers have already inspected and assessed where the bridge is going to be built. Read More »

ANNOUNCED: SSC CGL Tier 1 result 2017 declared, check it now

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Step two: Click on the results tab and then click on the CGL tab in the results window. A total of 15,43,962 candidates appeared in this examination which was conducted in 43 Batches across the country. Students can search for their names. As the website is running slow, you may have to wait and try after sometime to access your result. The candidates will have to qualify all three, separately. Read More »

#Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont will make speech in Brussels

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Puigdemont's arrival presents a direct challenge to Belgium's federalist prime minister, Charles Michel, who as the leader of a delicate government coalition, will have to keep separatists in his own government in check while trying to maintain good diplomatic relations with Spain . Read More »

Mogadishu blasts: vehicle bombs kill at least 17 in Somali capital

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The al-Qaida affiliated terrorist group has repeatedly targeted high-profile areas of Mogadishu over the years, including an attack in June 2016 on the sister hotel of the Nasa-Hablod 2, which saw 11 people killed. The attack proved once again that insurgents can carry out deadly assaults in the heart of the Somali capital. Since that blast, the president has visited regional countries to seek more support for the fight against the militant group, vowing a "state of war". Read More »

Simon Cowell will 'definitely be back' next weekend

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In an interview with The Sun , Cowell reportedly said, "Sometimes we get a reminder that we're not invincible and this was certainly mine". After coming round following the fall, Simon was concerned he had done "some real damage" and is now grateful he didn't "seriously" hurt himself. Read More »

Tips for parents to make sure trick-or-treat candies are safe

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Along with this thought, it is a good idea to remember that safety should be first and foremost. Choosing bright colours or reflective tape is also important for keeping children visible to parents and drivers. "And to just be mindful that when your children bring home the candy , they shouldn't eat into until you have an opportunity to look through it and make sure none of the packaging has been tampered with in any way". Read More »

Help available for health care enrollment

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For people who need help figuring out how to apply or what plans are available to them, Ninehouser recommends taking advantage of the assistance offered by nonprofit organizations like the Consumer Health Coalition (CHC), which is based in Pittsburgh's North Side. Read More »

Japan: man arrested after nine bodies and severed heads found in flat

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Cops were also probing the disappearance of a 23-year-old woman, who went missing earlier this month. The woman is believed to have met the man after writing on a suicide site on the internet that she wanted to kill herself. The body parts, including heads, found inside cold-storage containers, apparently belonged to eight women and one man. The suspect reportedly started living in the wooden, two-story apartment in late August. Read More »

Modi Flags Off "Run for Unity"

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Addressing the crowds, the PM says, "We remember Sardar Patel on his birth anniversary". Similar "runs" have been organised across the country to mark the 142nd birth anniversary of India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel . Chhattisgarh chief minister Dr Raman Singh‏ urged all to celebrate Rashtriya Ekta Diwas by participating in the "Run for Unity" event at 7 AM in their respective locations. Read More »

UPSC Exam Chennai: Wife Helps IPS Officer to Cheat Through Bluetooth Device

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His wife reportedly dictated the answers to him from Hyderabad. Following this, the IPS officer was caught for allegedly copying in exams at Egmore Government Girls School in Chennai city. "Karim handed over his wallet and a cellphone to them from his trouser pockets, apologizing for forgetting to leave the handset in his auto", the officer said. Read More »

Virginia church relocates memorials to George Washington and Robert E Lee

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Christ Church in Alexandria , Va., where Washington became a founding member in 1773, will remove his memorial and a similar one to Robert E. Lee, the Washington Times reported . "President Donald J. Trump has weighed in on the controversy surrounding statues to American leaders who owned slaves such as George Washington ", Townhall recounted . Read More »

Halloween at the White House

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The White House has celebrated Halloween every year since the Eisenhower administration, except for 2012 when Hurricane Sandy pummeled the East Coast. She wrote on Twitter , "The @ WhiteHouse is getting ready for #Halloween2017 trick-or-treaters!" As the White House continued its Halloween preparations, President Donald Trump and his wife were spotted heading out to the Trump International Hotel in Washington on Saturday night. Read More »

Qatar's dignity, sovereignty are non-negotiable: Sheikh Tamim

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said he feared that a deepening crisis in the region could escalate into armed conflict. Qatar's emir said that any military act against his country by the Arab anti-terrorism quartet would end up in chaos. "If they (are) going to walk one meter toward me, I'm willing to walk 10,000 miles towards them", he said. Trump has swung from praising the cutting of ties as necessary to fight terrorism, to offering to assist Qatar in resolving the dispute, to blaming ... Read More »

Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez: 'We paid for our mistake against Burnley'

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Rafael Benitez has claimed that his Newcastle United team need to "improve on everything" following Monday night's defeat to Burnley . "We know our strengths and our weaknesses. Immediately then we can understand why Under 2.5 Goals is trading at just [1.64], but when you consider also that neither of these sides are prolific in front of goal then a solid case can be made to back Under 1.5 Goals at [2.9]. Read More »

Hamilton had it easy this year, says Alonso

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He followed that up with a second title for Mercedes in 2015, 59 points clear of Rosberg by the end of the season. The Brit is now three titles behind Schumacher's record of seven and 29 race wins behind the German's total of 91. "A year ago he had to chase Nico (Rosberg) right until the last race, but now Mercedes secured the constructors' championship four races before the end and Hamilton is champion in the third to last race", he added. Read More »

Byron York: How The Clinton-Dossier Bombshell Tarnishes The FBI …

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On Tuesday, the Post tossed some fuel into that fire when it reported that the Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee had paid for opposition research by the firm Fusion GPS , which had commissioned a dossier that alleged Russian operatives had "been cultivating, supporting and assisting" Trump for at least five years. Read More »

Benghazi attacks militant captured in raid by special operations forces

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Mustafa al-Imam was seized in Libya, the president said in a statement. Attorney General Jeff Sessions promised Monday that al-Imam "will face justice in federal court for his role in the attack". The attack nonetheless haunted her presidential campaign and was cited frequently by Mr Trump as he called for her to be jailed. Khattala, captured during President Barack Obama's tenure, has pleaded not guilty to the 18 charges against him, including murder of an internationally protected person, ... Read More »

Two Nigerian groups clash at nursing home

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As per the police, a rival gang member soon arrived and tried to enter the hospital. Police officers say that they recovered three CCTV footages from the hospital in which the attackers were seen smashing the doors and glasses. The warring gang members attacked the hospital's security guard also who tried to stop them from vandalizing the nursing home's property. It was the early hours of Monday morning that the trio walked in for treatment, nearly immediately another rival gang arrived on ... Read More »

UP set to introduce NCERT textbooks in madrasas

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The decision to introduce NCERT textbooks is aimed at bringing about parity in the curriculums being followed in different educational systems, according to the state government. As per the tweet of Dinesh Sharma, now madrasas of state will compete with all other schools by including new concepts. "But we would have appreciated had madrasa officials were taken into confidence before going ahead with it". Read More »

Trump unleashes fresh criticism of Russian Federation inquiry

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Meanwhile, all of Washington is waiting to hear who might be indicted, as a federal grand jury approved the first charges in the Russia probe being handled by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is looking into whether any of Trump's associates colluded with the Russians. Read More »

Mounting Pressure for the Washington Beacon and GPS Fusion

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Even The Washington Post admitted this-while former Bush aide Ari Fleischer added that this could be construed as collusion ; a Democratic campaign went overseas to gather information on an opponent, and the Democrats paid him after receiving information from the Russians . Read More »

'Latino Victory Fund' Ad Depicts Ed Gillespie Supporter Terrorizing Minority Children

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Latino Victory, a progressive political organization, released a video ad on Monday that uses Confederate flags, Latino children, and images of white supremacists seemingly meant to stoke racial worry among voters. Alex said , "Future VA Gov @RalphNortham gave an incredible speech tonight at #LatinoVictory reception". Election Day is November 7. Republicans blasted that mailer and accused Northam of exploiting the deadly violence in Charlottesville for political gain. Read More »

NYPD officers charged with raping woman in police van

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Judge Danny Chun set bail at $250,000 for Martins and $150,000, and both posted bail within minutes, before silently leaving the court and getting into a silver SUV. If convicted, they each face a maximum of 25 years in prison. Hall's attorney, John Arlia, asked how the cops could be charged with "a vicious act" and also "taking sexual favors". Read More »

South Africa sees protests against murders of white farmers

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A struggle ensued, and the robber allegedly cut Potgieter in the face and head with a panga. Today, as protesters came together to march against farm murders and, dressed in black, took to social media to show their support, Potgieter was brutally attacked. Read More »

California couple who survived Las Vegas shooting die in crash

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Their vehicle crashed into a metal gate at their community and burst into flames the night of October 16, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. The couple survived, and returned home more in love than ever. "They were so happy", Brooke Carver told the newspaper. Many people responded to the post, praising the husband for his gesture of love towards his wife. Read More »

Federal Court Blocks Trump's Transgender Military Ban

However, the judge denied the plaintiff's motion to block the ban on funds for gender reassignment surgery. Before a presidential memorandum in August , the Department of Defense had announced that openly transgender individuals would be allowed to enlist in the military, effective January 1, 2018, and had prohibited the discharge of service members based exclusively on their gender identities, the court summarized. Read More »

Puerto Rico to Cancel Contract With Whitefish Energy Amid Controversy

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As if losing a cushy, no-bid contract wasn't bad enough, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is now looking into the contract, and presumably, the dealings between Whitefish and the Puerto Rico Power Authority known as PREPA . "This was something exclusively determined by the Puerto Rican government ", she said Friday. Zinke, a former Montana congressman, knows Techmanski, and Zinke's son also had a summer job at a Whitefish construction site. Read More »

Buhari sacks two top officials of Gov't

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The APC added that "with his appointment, the Party is confident that Mustapha being a strong party man will provide the necessary linkage between the government and the Party, and with the other arms of government, especially the National Assembly". Read More »

Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets

In a transaction dated April. 28, 2016, the shares were bought at an average price of $9.78, giving away a sum of $146,700. About 40.05 million shares traded or 300.10% up from the average. Moreover, Savings Bank Of Ny Mellon has 0.04% invested in Nabors Industries Ltd . (NYSE: NBR ) for 16.44 million shares. Winch Advisory stated it has 88,789 shares or 0.76% of all its holdings. Read More »