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Hong Kong slips further on EIU democracy index

Hong Kong slips further on EIU democracy index

Based on their scores on 60 indicators within these categories, each country is then itself classified as one of four types of regime: full democracy; flawed democracy; hybrid regime; and authoritar...

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INDvSA: Bowlers remain key for India in Durban ODI

INDvSA: Bowlers remain key for India in Durban ODI

In the limited-overs leg of the tour, the pitches are expected to be less bowling friendly compared to the ones we had seen in the Test series. There was a time when India would struggle to put up...

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11 killed in fire at Japan welfare home

11 killed in fire at Japan welfare home

A witness said he saw the facility become engulfed in flames after hearing more than 10 explosions. Pictures of the aftermath showed the blackened husk of the building, whose roof had apparently col...

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Following China, Hong Kong slaps ban on domestic sale of ivory

The controversial trade will be phased out in three phases, with the initial stage banning hunting trophies and ivory from after 1975 - which was when the Convention on International Trade in Endanger...

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Budget 2018: Kanpur residents pray for good budget

Budget 2018: Kanpur residents pray for good budget

Under this scheme, Rs 5 lakh cover will be provided per family, per year. The government, however, disappointed income tax payers . 'The Indian manufacturing sector is already on the cusp of growth ...

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Toyota Recalls 645000 Vehicles; Air Bags May Not Inflate

Toyota Recalls 645000 Vehicles; Air Bags May Not Inflate

Also covered are some Toyota Alphard, Vellfire, Sienta, Noah, Voxy, Esquire, Probox, Succeed, Corolla, Highlander, Levin and Hilux models. The problem: According to the manufacturer , an open cir...

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Ahead of DOJ shakeup, Collins said Mueller should be protected

Ahead of DOJ shakeup, Collins said Mueller should be protected

Mueller now". "In the event that Trump changes his mind and in the future decides to order Mueller's dismissal, it's unclear whether he could find anyone at the Justice Department willing t...

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Explainer: All you need to know about tonight's 'Super Blue Blood Moon'

Explainer: All you need to know about tonight's 'Super Blue Blood Moon'

A supermoon is a particularly close full or new moon , appearing somewhat brighter and bigger. Today's full moon is special because it is the second such full moon in a month, and that's ...

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If the Eagles have a super game, they could surprise the Patriots

If the Eagles have a super game, they could surprise the Patriots

With Philadelphia this season, Long made shows of support for teammate Malcolm Jenkins when the latter was raising his fist during the national anthem , as part of the NFL players' protests against...

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Pakistan lawmaker disqualified after threatening judges

Pakistan lawmaker disqualified after threatening judges

Police have taken the former senator into custody and shifted him to jail. The Supreme Court on Thursday sentenced Senator Nehal Hashmi to one-month imprisonment and barred him from holding publ...

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Polish senate approves Holocaust law

Polish senate approves Holocaust law

If the law is brought into effect, such a reference made in Poland or overseas could lead to up to three years in jail. The law has earned quick condemnation from the United States and Israel. "...

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Central Intelligence Agency cautions North Korea could nuke U.S. within a 'handful of months'

Central Intelligence Agency cautions North Korea could nuke U.S. within a 'handful of months'

It is to be noted that during the administration of President George W. Bush , Cha was the Director for Asian Affairs on the National Security Council and was a top advisor on North Korean affairs. "...

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United States confirms extended protections for Syrians

United States confirms extended protections for Syrians

Citizenship and Immigration Services. On Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security announced it is renewing that program, known as temporary protected status, for an additional 18 months. Syria...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation cites grave concerns on memo release

Federal Bureau of Investigation cites grave concerns on memo release

Devin Nunes' (R-Calif.). Gaetz (R-Fla.), a frequent critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation, said Trump should enter the House of Representatives chamber of ...

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State Of The Union, Under Trump: 'Our New American Moment'

Rogue regimes, terrorist groups and rivals like China and Russian Federation are challenging American interests, economy and values, President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday and promised to rebuil...

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Browns offered Chiefs one of their 2nd-round picks for Alex Smith

Browns offered Chiefs one of their 2nd-round picks for Alex Smith

The Redskins were expected to send a 2018 third-round pick and a player to be named later in exchange for the 33-year-old, who has led Kansas City for the past five years. The Washington Redskins ...

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Rajasthan By-polls: Daunting task for BJP to retain it's seats

In Alwar, Congress candidate is leading with 13,769 votes while in Mandalgarh, BJP's Shakti Singh Hada is leading with 15419 votes. Initial reports from the counting stations said that the Congr...

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Middle class taxpayers main losers in SNP-Green budget deal

Middle class taxpayers main losers in SNP-Green budget deal

An anomaly in Mr Mackay's draft budget proposals from December that would have seen those earning between £43,525 and £58,500 paying less tax rather than more will also be addressed. Scottish Governme...

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Rare lunar eclipse offers glimpse of 'super blue blood moon'

Rare lunar eclipse offers glimpse of 'super blue blood moon'

He told Inverse: "Imagine an astronomical season". Photographers take in a view of a super blue blood moon as it sets over the Golden Gate Bridge Wednesday, Jan. The blood part of the equation mea...

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Khelo India School Games 2018 Launched by PM Modi

Khelo India School Games 2018 Launched by PM Modi

Saying that he trusts the youth of the nation, Mr Modi expressed confidence that India will scale newer heights in all spheres. After tasting ratings success with the Indian Premier League player au...

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Afghan spy chief on visit to Pakistan

Afghan spy chief on visit to Pakistan

Ghani had sent a delegation to Islamabad "to hand over evidence related to recent attacks in Kabul" to be shared with the Pakistan Army. The attacks, which have killed almost 200 people and woun...

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Monmouth Poll: Trump sees uptick in approval rating

Monmouth Poll: Trump sees uptick in approval rating

The new poll also found Americans are split over the massive tax reform bill Trump signed in December-44 percent approve and 44 percent disapprove. Trump is still doing better in Rhode Island than t...

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South Korean skiers travel to N. Korea for joint training sessions

State Department officials overseeing security for the U.S. Olympic team said they had planned for all threat scenarios over almost two years in preparation for the Pyeongchang Games that begin next...

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'320 Million Hearts' Breaking for MS-13 Victim Families

'320 Million Hearts' Breaking for MS-13 Victim Families

In emotional scenes in the chamber, they were moved to tears when he mentioned their daughters during a section of his speech about illegal immigration. The president noted that the administration and...

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Lord Bates resigns from his post at the despatch box

Lord Bates resigns from his post at the despatch box

Lord Bates said he was "ashamed" not to have been "in my place" in time to respond to Labour's Baroness Lister . A spokesman for Number 10 said the resignation was "unnecessary" and he had made a...

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Texas Rangers Ordered by Abbott to Investigate Karolyi Ranch

Texas Rangers Ordered by Abbott to Investigate Karolyi Ranch

Biles came forward as a Nassar victim on January 15 and wondered why she had to continue to train at the Karolyi Ranch in Texas, a place where she said Nassar abused her earlier in her career. USA Gym...

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Man handcuffed to McArthur's bed on day of arrest, source says

Man handcuffed to McArthur's bed on day of arrest, source says

Bruce McArthur , 66, was arrested earlier this month and charged in connection to two missing men, Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman, who police believe have been killed. "But when a white person goes m...

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White House to propose 72 percent cut to clean energy research

White House to propose 72 percent cut to clean energy research

People familiar with the matter tell the Post the Energy Department requested more modest spending cuts, but was overruled by the Office of Management and Budget. The Energy Department did not res...

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Israeli civil rights group sue over Lorde cancellation

Israeli civil rights group sue over Lorde cancellation

An Israeli legal rights group, Shurat HaDin, has announced that it is suing the two New Zealanders for allegedly convincing pop singer Lorde to cancel her show in the Jewish state on behalf of three w...

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Police release photo of unidentified boy whose body washed ashore

Police release photo of unidentified boy whose body washed ashore

Police have estimated that the boy was 3 or 4 years old and weighed 26 to 30 pounds, which is about half the healthy weight for his age, the Morning News reported. They searched local, state and natio...

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