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Congress instructs spokespersons not to comment on PM Modi

Congress instructs spokespersons not to comment on PM Modi

Mr Gandhi has been using the microblogging website to pose daily questions to the prime minister about the performance of the BJP in Gujarat and its promises over the past 22 years of its rule in the ...

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Sen. Al Franken Announces He Will Resign 'In The Coming Weeks'

Sen. Al Franken Announces He Will Resign 'In The Coming Weeks'

Several Democratic senators, including those who had called for his resignation, lined up to shake his hand and hug him. Patty Murray of Washington state. Franken said then that he regretted such writ...

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Roy Moore accuser alters story on yearbook signing, to hold press conference

Roy Moore accuser alters story on yearbook signing, to hold press conference

And, then again, I hope that he's changed". Even if this allegation sinks, however, Moore has to do deal with other on the record allegations of preying on teen girls. Nelson will appear with attorn...

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New Mexico High School shooting: Police ID student victims

New Mexico High School shooting: Police ID student victims

Christensen and New Mexico State Police Chief Pete Kassetas also declined to say whether the suspect shot himself to death or was killed by officers from the Aztec Police Department. They were then ...

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Nunes Cleared in Ethics Probe of Disclosing Classified Material

Nunes Cleared in Ethics Probe of Disclosing Classified Material

The ethics committee said Thursday in a brief statement that it determined the Republican congressman did not disclose classified information in March, when he made a surprise announcement about the...

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U.S. top diplomat, others meet in Paris to support Lebanese PM

U.S. top diplomat, others meet in Paris to support Lebanese PM

French President Emmanuel Macron led calls Friday for countries to stop meddling in Lebanon at an worldwide meeting aimed at preventing the fragile nation becoming a pawn in the power struggle between...

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San Antonio man shoots would-be robber to death

San Antonio man shoots would-be robber to death

The robber then turned his gun toward the man's family. The father said he wasn't giving the man anything and turned to get an employee's attention, Miller said. Police said the man's wife and two o...

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Creek Fire: Some evacuations lifted as containment increases

Creek Fire: Some evacuations lifted as containment increases

Fire officials said "multiple structures, " including homes, are threatened. However, all westbound 210 Freeway exits from the 118 Freeway to the 5 Freeway are closed, and from Lowell Avenue to the ...

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WikiLeaks offered Trump campaign access to hacked documents

WikiLeaks offered Trump campaign access to hacked documents

He made headlines a year ago for releasing his own emails that led up to his Trump Tower meeting with Russians. Alan Futerfas, a lawyer for Trump Jr., told CNN that his client did not recall rec...

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Roseburg graduate Jake Cookus rehired by Oregon State

Roseburg graduate Jake Cookus rehired by Oregon State

Riley went 19-19 at Nebraska and was sacked November 25. Riley was recently let go as head coach of the Huskers and since then rumors have mounted that he would be returning to Oregon State . Ril...

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Zuma to appeal important judgment on NPA

Zuma to appeal important judgment on NPA

The court found that though Zuma and Nxasana may not have meant to respectively bribe and be bribed, both showed a reckless disregard for the law when Zuma used R17.3 million in public money to get Nx...

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What is really in Australia's new foreign interference laws?

What is really in Australia's new foreign interference laws?

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in Beijing he was "shocked" at what Turnbull had said. "On the other hand, there are thinktanks - the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and ...

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Congress Sends Trump Short-Term Spending Bill as Talks Continue

Congress Sends Trump Short-Term Spending Bill as Talks Continue

But now, only four days remain until government funding is slated to run out, and if party leaders want to reach a deal to keep the government open, they'll have to resolve major differences. Meadows ...

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Senior Palestinian Official: Vice President Mike Pence 'Unwelcome In Palestine'

Senior Palestinian Official: Vice President Mike Pence 'Unwelcome In Palestine'

Wisma Putra said any attempts to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, establishing or transferring any diplomatic mission to the city were considered aggression not only against the Arab and ...

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Ukraine president denies hampering anti-corruption efforts

Ukraine president denies hampering anti-corruption efforts

The United States and European Union have homed in on concerns that vested interests are trying to undermine the independence of the anti-corruption bureau known as NABU, which was set up after the Ma...

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Mike Pence is not welcome in Palestine

Mike Pence is not welcome in Palestine

More demonstrations were expected in the region on Friday with Israel deploying hundreds of extra troops in the West Bank. The official, Jibril Rajoub, said Thursday "In the name of Fatah I say tha...

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YouTube prankster cements his head inside a microwave

YouTube prankster cements his head inside a microwave

Ambulance and a fire rescue teams were quick to the scene at the vlogger's base in the West Midlands, reacting within 5 minutes to the distressed plea for help. The video of the incident has been view...

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President Zuma faces standing trial for corruption

President Zuma faces standing trial for corruption

In 2006 Mr Zuma was found not guilty of raping Fezekile Kuzwayo - the daughter of an old family friend. Ramaphosa made the revelation during the 702Townhall discussion, hosted by Karima Brown, held ...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Pakistan jail on December 25

Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Pakistan jail on December 25

The Pakistan foreign ministry has allowed an Indian High Commission in Islamabad official to accompany the duo. "Government of Pakistan has conveyed that they will give visa to the mother and wife...

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Liberia court says presidential runoff vote can go ahead

Liberia court says presidential runoff vote can go ahead

But the court said Thursday those violations were not sufficient to overturn the vote's outcome. Hundreds of Liberians as early 8am this morning gathered on the grounds of the Temple of Justice, the...

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Queensland election: Annastacia Palaszczuk claims victory with at least 47 seats

Queensland election: Annastacia Palaszczuk claims victory with at least 47 seats

According to the ABC , Labor MP Scott Stewart has won the seat of Townsville, giving Premier Annastacia Palaszcuk enough numbers to form a majority. Several LNP MPs yesterday told The Courier-Mail ...

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Ex-So. Carolina officer gets 20 years for shooting unarmed black man

Ex-So. Carolina officer gets 20 years for shooting unarmed black man

On Thursday morning, Norton agreed with federal prosecutors in announcing that Slager had indeed committed second-degree murder in shooting Scott and obstructed justice when lying to SLED officers in ...

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Friday snow in the sky but will it stick on the ground?

Friday snow in the sky but will it stick on the ground?

Late Friday night as temperatures get a little colder some of that rain will change to snow around the Triangle and areas Northwest. Rainfall totals are still forecast to reach 2 to 3 inches across ...

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Polish PM resigns after two years in office

Polish PM resigns after two years in office

Morawiecki was chosen to prepare the Law and Justice Party for a series of upcoming elections at the local and national levels in the next several years, Reuters reported , citing sources. Mrs Szydlo...

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San Diego County and Riverside County homes face new wildfires

San Diego County and Riverside County homes face new wildfires

An estimated 2,500 structures were threatened by the Creek Fire at one point, according to the U.S. Forest Service, which was fighting the blaze in a unified command with the Los Angeles city and ...

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Brexit talks 'making progress', continuing through night

Brexit talks 'making progress', continuing through night

Talks between May and Juncker in Brussels on Monday broke up without a deal after the pro-British DUP party in Northern Ireland that props up the British leader's government objected to a clause in th...

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National Basketball Association to open training center in Mexico

National Basketball Association to open training center in Mexico

The Thunder have not played any global regular-season games in the Oklahoma City era, but they played a preseason game in Manchester, England, in 2013. Westbrook made a foul shot to give Oklahoma Cit...

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China Exports Rise at Strongest Pace in Eight Months: Customs

China Exports Rise at Strongest Pace in Eight Months: Customs

A poll of economists by The Wall Street Journal had forecast the value of shipments overseas to grow 6.0%. Dow Jones - China's exports and imports showed surprising strength in November, underpinned...

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Two women killed in Japan shrine attack

Two women killed in Japan shrine attack

Police declined to comment on the motive for the killings, but domestic media said the incident appeared to stem from a family feud. Police said that Nagako Tomioka, the 58-year-old head of Tomioka...

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Geoffrey Rush to sue Daily Telegraph over 'irreparable damage'

Geoffrey Rush to sue Daily Telegraph over 'irreparable damage'

On Friday, Rush said the Daily Telegraph had made " false, pejorative and demeaning claims - splattering them with unrelenting bombast on its front pages". "The situation is intolerable and I mus...

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