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Joe Biden would beat Trump if the 2020 election were held today

Joe Biden would beat Trump if the 2020 election were held today

Biden has a 9-point lead over Trump in the potential matchup in the Midwest. And Biden's appeal over Trump is less than that of a generic Democrat: 48% of voters said they would opt for a generic Demo...

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Operation Christmas Child organizers hope to collect 18000 boxes this year

Operation Christmas Child organizers hope to collect 18000 boxes this year

In 2017, Operation Christmas Child hopes to collect enough shoebox gifts to reach 12 million children, with 7,500 coming from the Northwest Arizona Area Team. "You could [also] include a stuffed ani...

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Ten less-known facts about Cornelia Sorabji, India's first woman lawyer

Ten less-known facts about Cornelia Sorabji, India's first woman lawyer

Sorabji is believed to have helped over 600 women and children and often, is believed to have dispensed her service free of charge. In 1892, she was given special permission by Congregational Decree, ...

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No further rejig in GST rates till March, indicates govt

No further rejig in GST rates till March, indicates govt

Economists agree it has contributed to dragging on India's growth, which hit a three year low of 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of the financial year. Cars and motorcycles, home appliances such as ...

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Hit by GST, exports fall 1.2% to $23 billion in Oct

Hit by GST, exports fall 1.2% to $23 billion in Oct

Imports, on the other hand, increased 7.6 per cent during the month to $37.11 billion (₹2,41,562.31 crore) with coal, project goods, machinery and chemicals posting an increase. Oil imports in the mon...

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North Korea 'sentences Donald Trump to death' in state newspaper editorial

North Korea 'sentences Donald Trump to death' in state newspaper editorial

On Saturday, Kim's government responded by accusing Trump of trying to demonize North Korea , keep it apart from the global community and undermine its government. Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein, a res...

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Shot North Korean defector suffered massive internal injuries - surgeon

Shot North Korean defector suffered massive internal injuries - surgeon

The defector was rescued by South Koreans, who are treating him in a hospital . The official said the South's soldiers heard a gunshot and then retrieved the unarmed and bleeding soldier in the mid-...

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Rex Tillerson to discuss Rohingya crisis with Aung San Suu Kyi

Rex Tillerson to discuss Rohingya crisis with Aung San Suu Kyi

In Manila, Suu Kyi also met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who demanded a guaranteed access of humanitarian aid in Rakhine and the safe and voluntary return of refugees who have fled to B...

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Being homosexual is a tendency, not permanent: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Being homosexual is a tendency, not permanent: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

The UP Shia Central Waqf Board on Tuesday announced that it had prepared the front cover page of its proposed compromise settlement in the long-standing Ram Janmbhoomi dispute, naming it "Ek raasta ek...

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Daily Telegraph accused of 'blatant bullying' of Tory Brexit rebels

Daily Telegraph accused of 'blatant bullying' of Tory Brexit rebels

She told MPs: "None of the people who have been named - I take it as a badge of honour - want to delay or thwart Brexit ". "The role of MPs is not to be lobby fodder but to scrutinise legislation",...

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We have answered IT sleuths' queries, says Jaya TV MD

We have answered IT sleuths' queries, says Jaya TV MD

In all, 355 people have so far come under the I-T scanner in this round of searches. As per the reports, IT department seized Rs 7 crore in cash and jewels worth more than Rs 5 crore during the raid...

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Russian legislators approve bill targeting foreign media

Russian legislators approve bill targeting foreign media

Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a news conference at his country residence of Novo-Ogaryova, outside Moscow, on March 4, 2014. Russia's State Duma (lower house of parliament) voted at its m...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Boris Johnson to meet husband

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Boris Johnson to meet husband

A Foreign Office statement said the pair will meet to discuss Mr Ratcliffe's request to give his wife " diplomatic protection " - which, under worldwide law, allows a state to take diplomatic action o...

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Three dead in California school shooting

Three dead in California school shooting

An exact number of injured victims isn't known at this time, but police in California have confirmed that a number of students have been transported to hospital. The attacker was killed by police. "...

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Flydubai Orders 225 Boeing 737 MAX Planes in $27 Billion Deal

Flydubai Orders 225 Boeing 737 MAX Planes in $27 Billion Deal

The plane maker said the new agreement includes a commitment for 175 MAX airplanes, and purchase rights for 50 additional MAXs in a deal that could "sustain tens of thousands of direct and indirect jo...

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We are in control of Zimbabwe, says military

We are in control of Zimbabwe, says military

Overnight, at least three explosions were heard in the capital, Harare , and military vehicles were seen in the streets. Zimbabwe's envoy to South Africa , Isaac Moyo, also dismissed talks of a ...

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Sued Over Medical Marijuana

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Sued Over Medical Marijuana

Since she's been using cannabis products, Bortell has been seizure free for over two years. Bortell said that the cannabis was " better than brain surgery". Alexis' New York City attorney Michael Hil...

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'No indication' Saudi coalition reopening Yemen ports

Yemen's Sanaa global airport still can be used to receive United Nations humanitarian flights following a recent airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition, however, the coalition should provide relevant...

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Sutherland Springs: Worship resumes with call to overcome

Sutherland Springs: Worship resumes with call to overcome

Almost a week after the deadly shooting inside a Texas Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, many houses of worship around Houston are weighing questions of faith against concerns about security. Sens...

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North Korean soldier, shot and wounded, defects to South

North Korean soldier, shot and wounded, defects to South

Monday's incident was the first shooting at the Joint Security Area since North Korean and U.N. Command soldiers traded gunfire when a Soviet citizen defected by sprinting to the South Korean sector o...

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Were Analysts Bearish Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) This Week?

Float is the proportion of issued also outstanding shares that can be liberally traded, nothing like locked-up insider holdings or restricted employee shares. Hancock Com invested in 0.33% or 739,677 ...

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Rare 5.4-magnitude quake hits southern S. Korea

The quake shook South Korea's southeastern coast of Pohang. The quake was reported about 6 kilometers north of Pohang at 2:29 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration. So...

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Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, Capt (r) Safdar appear in accountability court

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, Capt (r) Safdar appear in accountability court

The two sought exemption on the account of the medical condition of Nawaz's wife, Kulsoom, who is undergoing treatment for lymphoma in London. Meanwhile, Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz filed two sepa...

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Same-Sex bill could override anti-discrimination laws

Same-Sex bill could override anti-discrimination laws

Marriage equality advocates won the first round of an impending legislative fight, after Senator James Paterson withdrew his rival conservative bill on Wednesday afternoon. "I believe that the Sm...

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PM Modi holds talks with Japan, Australia and Vietnam counterparts — ASEAN Summit

PM Modi holds talks with Japan, Australia and Vietnam counterparts — ASEAN Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday strongly pitched for putting in place a rules-based regional security architecture, reflecting growing convergence among major players like India, the United St...

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His Asia trip winding down, Trump meets with allies

His Asia trip winding down, Trump meets with allies

The draft chairman's statement said leaders from all 18 nations "strongly urged" North Korea to "immediately and fully comply with all relevant U.N. The US is closely monitoring the spread of extrem...

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Keurig CEO Apologizes For Mishandling Decision To Pull Ads From 'Hannity'

Keurig CEO Apologizes For Mishandling Decision To Pull Ads From 'Hannity'

Conservatives and fans of Hannity responded by calling for a boycott, with some even smashing their Keurig machines . Another user posted a video of a Keurig brewer being tossed to the ground from t...

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ASEAN draft statement skips over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

ASEAN draft statement skips over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

Since Aug. 25, an estimated 613,000 Rohingya have crossed from Myanmar's western state of Rakhine into Bangladesh, according to the United Nations. Myanmar's army released a report on Monday denyi...

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Singapore mass rapid transit trains collide, 23 injured

Singapore mass rapid transit trains collide, 23 injured

A second train stopped behind the faulty train at the station at 0819 AM but moved forward unexpectedly a minute later, coming into contact with the stationary train. The first major collision between...

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Chinese president's special envoy to visit N. Korea this week

Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy will visit North Korea from November 17, days after President Xi Jinping met with United States President Donald Trump, China's official Xinhua news agenc...

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