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Shah: BJP will soon rise to power in Meghalaya

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If you spread violence, people will give befitting reply. "I would like to tell the Manik government that BJP will not be cowed down by violence". Shah warned the ruling CPI (M) that any attempt by them to trigger violence in the run-up to the polls would not be spared. Read More »

Bannon praises Trump's son in statement

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Ronald Reagan had the same problem and handled it well. He pressed the case again on Sunday as he prepared to depart Camp David for the White House. Lawyers for the US president also sent a cease and desist letter to Bannon accusing him of violating a confidentiality agreement for the disparaging remarks that appear in the book about Trump and his family. Read More »

Ships collide off China coast, 32 missing

The ship was carrying nearly a million barrels of condensate , an ultra light crude oil. The tanker is now on fire and is spilling its cargo into the sea, authorities have said. In an article, Xinhua, the Chinese state-run news agency, said China had sent eight search and rescue vessels while Shanghai's fire department sent experts to advise on combating the fire. Read More »

'Bomb cyclone' pounds US East Coast as snow sweeps across South

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Forecasters have called Winter Storm "Grayson" a " bomb cyclone ", as its steep drop in pressure helped create winds gusting at as high as 50 miles per hour. More than 3,000 flights have been cancelled within the USA, as of Thursday morning, according to flight tracking website FlightAware . Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia will have less harsh conditions, with less snowfall and strong winds. Read More »

Man arrested for stalking Sachin Tendulkar's daughter

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According to reports, based on a complaint filed by Tendulkar family at Bandra Police Station, Mumbai Police's crime branch made the arrest. The police have claimed a diary from Maity's house, in which he wrote Sara's name and proclaimed her as his wife. Read More »

At least 17 civilians killed in Syria airstrikes, says monitor

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The Syrian Civil Defense, volunteer rescuers also known as the White Helmets, says pro-government forces shelled the rebel-held eastern Ghouta suburbs on Saturday, killing 6 children and 13 adults. A total of 400,000 people in Eastern Ghouta have been largely cut off from humanitarian aid since 2013, which aid workers say is a deliberate use of starvation as a weapon of war. Read More »

BJP Guilty Too: Congress Hits Out After Privilege Notice For Rahul Gandhi

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During Zero Hour on the last day of the Winter Session, Yadav wanted to know the fate of his privilege notice, to which Naidu replied saying it was under his consideration. Jaitley had stated in the House that Prime Minister Modi did not question nor did he mean to question Dr Manmohan Singh or Hamid Ansari's commitments to the nation. Read More »

South Korea seizes another ship suspected of providing oil to North Korea

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Despite the loss of nearly all trade, the impoverished North has pressed ahead with weapons development that Kim's regime sees as necessary for its survival in the face of USA pressure. "Including this case (the delaying of the drill), Japan, the US and South Korea closely share information and align policies regarding North Korea", Suga said. Read More »

Two injured in explosion at Stockholm station

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According to the Aftonbladet newspaper, the item was a hand grenade, but that has not been confirmed. There was no reason to believe the event was linked to terrorism, he said. The Vårby Gård station is on the Red Line (Röda linjen) on the way to Norsberg in Stockholm's south west. Police at the scene of the incident. The underground station of Varby Gard and an adjacent square were closed while police carry out checks, they said in a statement. Read More »

Numbers have been drawn for Mega Millions jackpot of $450M

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It's been more than two months since someone won the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, pushing the prizes to near record levels. The odds of winning both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots this weekend may be in the quintillions, but as Chip Polston would remind you, someone has to win one at some point. Read More »

President Trump says he's done nothing wrong in probe

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The Los Angeles paper also reported that at least one of the participants in the meeting between the Russians and the Trump trio was recalled for additional questioning by Mueller. Three people familiar with the matter confirm to The Associated Press that the counsel, Don McGahn, spoke with Sessions just before Sessions announced his recusal to urge him not to do so. Read More »

Iranian oil tanker ablaze, 32 missing after collision off China coast

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The Panamanian-flagged 274-meter (899-foot) tanker " Sanchi " was operated by Iran's Glory Shipping and was heading to South Korea with its cargo, the ministry said. That's equivalent to just under 1 million barrels worth around $60 million based on current global crude oil prices. South Korean coast guard also sent a ship and an airplane to aid the search effort. Read More »

Lucknow's Haj House painted saffron by Uttar Pradesh's BJP government

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He told IANS the potatoes thrown on the roads were of poor quality. The scene was similar outside Raj Bhawan which houses Governor Ram Naik and outside 5, Kalidas Marg residence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath . "It is a deliberate attempt to malign the image of the Yogi Adityanath government". Notably, after coming to power in the state, the Yogi Adityanath government chose to fix a minimum support price for potato at Rs 487 per quintal in a bid to encourage the potato growers. Read More »

Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes protesting cuts to perks

The Sabq website, quoting unnamed officials, reported that a division of the Saudi National Guard, which is tasked with protecting the royal family, was ordered to arrest the princes. Officials said the arrests were part of a determined effort to root out corruption, but the unprecedented sweep also threatened to upend the kingdom's delicate and decades-old balance of power, analysts said. Read More »

PM vouch for innovative ways for development of backward districts

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Niti Aayog, which organised the event, said this is expected to promote competition among the districts in view of the Prime Minister's vision of transforming India by 2022. Senior government officials of the rank of additional secretary and joint secretary have been designated as officers in-charge to coordinate the efforts of the Centre and states in addressing the specific developmental needs of these districts. Read More »

2 men arrested in CT for stealing, killing 20 chickens

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He is also accused of smashing out windows of cars with an ax while hanging from the passenger side of a moving auto. He also was charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit first-degree criminal mischief and six counts of conspiracy to commit second-degree criminal mischief, they said. Read More »

'US reportedly suspending aid to UNRWA

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The Axios news website reported on Friday that the United States had frozen $125 million in funding for UNRWA, but a State Department official said no decision had been made. Earlier this week, President Trump tweeted: "We pay hundreds of millions of dollars a year and get no appreciation or respect". On Tuesday, Washington said it would stop funding UNRWA if the Palestinians continue to refuse to hold peace negotiations with Israel. Read More »

Extraordinary Satellite Photos of the Bomb Cyclone Slamming the East Coast

More than 10,000 people lost electricity across MA on Thursday, although nearly all of them had their power restored by Friday, according the National Grid website. In Washington D.C., the federal government delayed opening offices on Thursday as blowing snow swirled in the capital. Charleston, South Carolina, saw the hightest accumulation of snow since 1989, and power outages were experienced statewide, the Post and Courier reported . Read More »

Kendrick Lamar curates Black Panther soundtrack, drops SZA collaboration

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Barring Captain America, of course, who is nearly honorable to a fault. Ahead of its February release, Marvel has revealed the first song for the upcoming Black Panther soundtrack . Lamar in particular had nothing but praise for Black Panther , stating that the film "showcases a great marriage of art and culture..." The Black Panther film from Marvel dropping in just over month is shaping up to be an event. Read More »

NASA astronaut John Young dies at 87

He flew the first Space Shuttle mission and had been to space multiple times in the Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle programs, the agency said in its tweet. He and crewmate Charles Duke gathered rock and soil samples and drove the lunar rover more than 16 miles (26km). He served as chief of NASA's astronaut corps from 1974 to 1987, overseeing 25 shuttle flights during the program's formative years. Read More »

Steidl, Bison to compete for FCS Title

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It's the fifth time in six years the Bison have been in the FCS title game that a team member won the award. The ideal FCS matchup fittingly has favorable weather. NDSU ranks fourth in the nation with 282.1 rushing yards per game. Easton Stick is in his second season as the Bison' starter. The junior will get his first national title game start of his career despite leading the Bison to Frisco in 2015. Read More »

Is this the real reason the billionaire Mercers cut off Steve Bannon?

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President Donald Trump's growing feud with Steve Bannon is threatening the former White House strategist's leadership of the conservative Breitbart News website and upending Mr. This comes as a huge blow to Bannon, who has said publicly that, if he were ever to run for president, he would rely on the financial support of the Mercer family. Read More »

Iran decries USA call for UNSC meeting on Iranian unrests

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US President Donald UN meeting on Friday, portraying the protests that began last week as a human rights issue that could spill over into an global problem. "The U.N. must speak out", Haley said at a press conference this week, calling on the U.N.'s leading nations to address the nation's human rights abuses. Read More »

Hina, Shilpa Vikas And Luv Go To The Mall

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Then Luv also sides with Vikas as he tells her that most of Hina's on-camera shots depict her lying in bed. Hina and Luv get into an argument. Thus, Vikas and Luv get into a heated argument in which Vikas says Luv is not loyal to his friends. Read More »

Democratic US Representative Cummings hospitalized

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It isn't clear if the withdrawal is related to Congressman Cummings' health. Shortly before the news, his wife Rockeymoore announced she was suspending her campaign to challenge Larry Hogan for governor. Cummings' gubernatorial battle did not promptly react to messaged questions. Cummings has spoken to his local Baltimore in Congress since 1996. Cummings was absent from Congress for almost three months past year, recovering from heart surgery. Read More »

Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes after protest

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This includes having their electricity and water bills paid for. The arrested princes have been sent to prison, pending trial. Dozens of princes, officials and businessmen were detained in Saudi Arabia on corruption charges in November previous year, about 200 people questioned, and over 2,000 bank accounts frozen in the crackdown. Read More »

Weatherford International (WFT) Shares Gap Down to $4.17

As a result results using moving averages can be random at times the market appears to respect SMA support/resistance and trade signals, and other times it shows no deference. The oil and gas company reported ($0.22) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.24) by $0.02. WFT has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Read More »

The bomb cyclone: Ready or not, here it comes

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It is affecting areas from Maine to far northeastern North Carolina, including Boston, Portland, Maine, Atlantic City, New Jersey, and Norfolk, Virginia. Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland. This storm may end up being worse than your average nor'easter. Temperature wise: it's going to be cold. Read More »

Malaysia to resume search for missing flight MH370 in southern Indian Ocean

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Passengers included Christchurch-born father-of-two Paul Weeks and Auckland man Ximin Wang. The search team also looked back at satellite imagery that showed objects in the ocean that may have been MH370 debris. "In a note dated 5 January 2018, next-of-kin were advised the Government of Malaysia has engaged Ocean Infinity to undertake further search operation for MH370 on a "No Cure No Fee" basis". Read More »