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BJP declares Vijay Rupani as Chief Minister of Gujarat again

BJP declares Vijay Rupani as Chief Minister of Gujarat again

On Friday, incumbent chief minister Vijay Rupani was elected as the leader of the BJP legislature party in Gujarat. The BJP had to face some embarrassment after supporters of Mr Dhumal and Mr Thakur...

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Gov. John Kasich signs Down syndrome abortion ban

Gov. John Kasich signs Down syndrome abortion ban

The law, which is set to take effect in 90 days, will not only bar women from seeking an abortion following a diagnosis of Down syndrome - a genetic disorder that results in a number of developmen...

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Storm leaves 90 dead in Philippines mudslides

Storm leaves 90 dead in Philippines mudslides

Rescuers retrieved 36 bodies from the Salog River in Mindanao on Saturday, as officials reported more fatalities in the impoverished Zamboanga peninsula. "We're hoping that they are still alive", ...

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Weather warning issued for Christmas break

Temperatures will remain steady throughout the day in the upper 30s to low 40s. This does not look like a huge rain event. probably 0.25"-0.5" at the most. "Cooler, drier and eventually clearer condit...

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AU Welcomes Peace Agreement Signed By S. Sudanese Parties

AU Welcomes Peace Agreement Signed By S. Sudanese Parties

In addition to Kiir's government and Machar's SPLA-IO, this round of peace talks also includes half a dozen armed opposition groups that have sprung up since July 2016. "I must emphasise that we will ...

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White farmer gets land back under Zimbabwe's new leader

White farmer gets land back under Zimbabwe's new leader

We thought we would never see this day coming,"Smart's son Darry Smart said". "Getting back to the farm has given not just us, but the whole community hope that it's a new Zimbabwe, a new country", he...

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Pak fires unprovoked, Army officer, 3 jawans martyred on LoC in Rajouri

Pak fires unprovoked, Army officer, 3 jawans martyred on LoC in Rajouri

They were grievously hurt during the firing from Pakistani troops and later succumbed to their injuries, said Colonel N N Joshi an Udhampur-based defence ministry spokesperson, adding that two others ...

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State's jobless rate at 3.7% in November

State's jobless rate at 3.7% in November

Alabama is among a handful of states that reached record low numbers in unemployment during November. The jobless rate in Arkansas rose slightly in November, according to a report from the Arkansas ...

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Ousted Catalan president declares victory following elections

Ousted Catalan president declares victory following elections

As the most voted candidate among separatists, he could be chosen to lead a new pro-independence coalition depending on how negotiations with other parties go. In a further obstacle for the separatist...

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Implications of guilty verdict for Lalu Prasad in second fodder scam case

Implications of guilty verdict for Lalu Prasad in second fodder scam case

Lalu has been convicted in the case relating to embezzling of more than Rs 89 lakh from the Deoghar Treasury between 1991 and 1994. Lalu Prasad's son Tejaswi Yadav, who is the Leader of Opposition...

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Assured West Ham can prolong optimistic…

Assured West Ham can prolong optimistic…

New manager, David Moyes seems to have tightened up the defence, as the Hammers have not conceded a goal in those last three outings. Joe Fonte, Edimilson Fernandes (both ankle) and Sam Byram (thi...

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Catholic Church criticized for its handling of Cardinal Law's death and funeral

Catholic Church criticized for its handling of Cardinal Law's death and funeral

Bernard Law was appointed in 1984 by Pope John Paul to the Boston archdiocese, one of the most prestigious and wealthiest in America. Eight months earlier, Pope Paul II had rejected the archbishop's a...

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Majority of Americans Prefer 'Merry Christmas' to 'Happy Holidays'

Majority of Americans Prefer 'Merry Christmas' to 'Happy Holidays'

We'd like to take this opportunity to thank all of our readers and advertisers for their support over the past 12 months. US President Donald Trump has said, "we can say "Merry Christmas" again, peo...

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Fire breaks out at London Zoo

Fire breaks out at London Zoo

No animals or people are said to have been injured in the fire. A fire was raging near a petting area where visitors are allowed to handle and feed animals. The blaze broke out shortly after 6am, th...

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China, Pakistan, Afghanistan Foreign Ministers to meet

Pence on Thursday delivered a pre-Christmas address to soldiers serving in Afghanistan and pointed to the president's new strategy in the country. In Afghanistan, Pence met the Afghan president Ashr...

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Windies win toss, bowl vs NZ in second ODI

Windies win toss, bowl vs NZ in second ODI

Lockie Ferguson (3-17) removed Jason Mohammed (18) and Rovman Powell (0) with consecutive deliveries before Holder (13) was also gone. The West Indies are playing without Chris Gayle, who has...

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Trump, Saudi King blame Iran for missile attack on Saudi palace

Trump, Saudi King blame Iran for missile attack on Saudi palace

The first missile was shot down on November 4 near the Riyadh worldwide airport, while the second was intercepted on November 30 in the south of the country. "This hostile and indiscriminate act by th...

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Portugual urges dialogues over governance after Catalan election

Portugual urges dialogues over governance after Catalan election

In remarks in Madrid Friday, he said the vote showed that Catalonia was deeply divided. Asked whether he would accept meeting with Puigdemont, Rajoy said he would seek a meeting with Ines Arrimadas,...

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Sevilla sack coach Berizzo less than a month after cancer op

Sevilla sack coach Berizzo less than a month after cancer op

A Sevilla club statement said: "Sevilla FC's administration council met on Friday 22nd of December in the afternoon and have taken the decision to dismiss first team coach Eduardo Berizzo following th...

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32 killed as bus falls into river in western India

32 killed as bus falls into river in western India

More than a dozen injured were rushed to nearby hospitals for treatment. The juvenile driver lost control of the bus as he tried to overtake another vehicle. "The wreckage of the bus has, however, bee...

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Tejashwi confident of fodder scam verdict

Tejashwi confident of fodder scam verdict

The fodder scam case relates to the alleged fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 95 lakh from the Deoghar treasury. The case also witnessed the death of accused persons. However, the leader was granted bail la...

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Winds strengthen as crews make progress on California wildfire

Winds strengthen as crews make progress on California wildfire

The Thomas Fire , which broke out December 4 in Santa Paula, is now the second-largest in California history. The Thomas Fire is now number two, having surpassed the Rush Fire in August 2012 th...

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Italian 'ambulance of death' worker accused of killing patients

Italian 'ambulance of death' worker accused of killing patients

The scheme, dubbed the " Ambulance of Death " by police, had reportedly been going on since 2012 and potentially involves many other victims. The secret air injections - which would trigger blockages ...

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PEAK6 Investments LP Invests $823000 in AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR)

Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys holds 0.02% of its portfolio in AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR). Anchor Capital Advsr holds 27,040 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. It is positive, as 11 investors sold ...

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UN General Assembly Rejects Trump's Decision, Threats

UN General Assembly Rejects Trump's Decision, Threats

Palestinian UN envoy said "I am happy with the result, despite all the pressure and threat that was placed on UN member states not to support this resolution". Moreover, 21 countries didn't participat...

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Trump Administration Is Considering Separating Undocumented Families at Border Crossings

Trump Administration Is Considering Separating Undocumented Families at Border Crossings

In March, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, then secretary of homeland security, publicly floated separating parents seeking asylum at the US border from their children and detaining them in se...

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SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS: Imbler church offers two Christmas Eve services

SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS: Imbler church offers two Christmas Eve services

Bolivar First Assembly of God will host its Christmas celebration and message at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist with the children's Christmas Eve pageant; 10:30 p.m. with the First Presbyterian ...

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Apple sued for throttling battery use

Poole does say however, that Apple should have been more transparent with its software change. They describe Apple's practice as "deceptive, immoral, and unethical" and say the company engineered ...

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Rahul Gandhi chairs first CWC meet after becoming Congress chief

Rahul Gandhi chairs first CWC meet after becoming Congress chief

According to party sources, the Gandhi scion will begin his three-day visit by praying at the Somnath temple followed by meetings with the MLAs and party workers all over the state. "So the idea, thei...

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US say it will provide Ukraine with 'defensive' aid

US say it will provide Ukraine with 'defensive' aid

Members of Congress and the US-backed Ukrainian government had long requested anti-tank weapons to boost Kiev in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. Earlier this week, the Trump administrati...

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