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Franken said Thursday he would resign "in the coming weeks" but hasn't yet submitted a letter that would make his departure official. His term runs through 2020. Senate at the urging of his Democratic colleagues. Dayton picked Smith, who was his chief of staff, to be his running mate as he began the campaign for a second term.
  • Groom Films Wife Being Bitten by a Shark on Their Honeymoon

    Groom Films Wife Being Bitten by a Shark on Their Honeymoon

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    Another added, "What a badass honeymoon story. just saying. you survived a shark bite". "Less than a second later I realized how much it hurt and looked ... "Only had a bunch of flesh wounds along my arm". We were anxious about staph or another infection but it's healing great!' A newlywed bride has shared the terrifying moment when she was bitten by a massive nurse shark during her honeymoon in the Caribbean.
  • Ockhi compensation will be distributed soon: CM

    Ockhi compensation will be distributed soon: CM

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    The toll in the disaster has, meanwhile, climbed to 58 with more bodies recovered from high seas. The party appealed to the Governor to urge the Centre to ensure immediate deployment of more Naval helicopters and ships for a massive rescue operation in deep sea to "trace thousands of fishermen missing".
  • Personal costs for 'flagrant' court abuser Zuma

    Personal costs for 'flagrant' court abuser Zuma

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    Zuma was also for the second time on Wednesday ordered to pay costs in his personal capacity. "The president shall take steps which are necessary to give effect to the remedial action [prescribed by Madonsela] and ensure that the judge who heads the commission of inquiry is given powers to appoint his/her own staff, and to investigate all the issues using the record of the public protector's investigation and the State Capture report".
  • WTO Food Stockpile Issue: India 'Surprised, Disappointed' at US Comments

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    On whether Prabhu would be meeting US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Teaotia said time of the meeting has not yet been fixed. "We need to clarify our understanding of development within the WTO". Without naming the United States, a commerce ministry statement said in the agriculture negotiations in Buenos Aires , "a major country stated categorically that they can not agree to any permanent solution on the public stockholding issue at MC11".
  • PM Modi was dark, became 'fair' after eating imported mushrooms: Alpesh Thakor

    PM Modi was dark, became 'fair' after eating imported mushrooms: Alpesh Thakor

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    Seeking to portray the ruling BJP party as anti-poor - which the Congress has repeatedly highlighted during its sustained attack against the Centre - Thakor said the poor can not afford the food that Modi eats. Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakore took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's culinary choices on Tuesday and claimed that the prime minister eats imported mushrooms from Taiwan.
  • Bruni JV & Company Upped Position in Range Res Corp (RRC)

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    It has underperformed by 31.85% the S&P500. Sailingstone Capital Partners Llc increased Antero Res Corp (AR) stake by 6.51% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 15 by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, July 14 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight".
  • Trump renews vows to end family-based immigration post NYC attack

    Trump renews vows to end family-based immigration post NYC attack

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    Police in Bangladesh said Tuesday that they were not in a position to comment on the suspect, identified by U.S. authorities as Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant. At the hospital where he was taken with burns on his hands and torso, he told officers, "I did it for the Islamic State", according to the criminal complaint.
  • Woman Gives Birth To Baby Girl Inside Plane During Flight

    Woman Gives Birth To Baby Girl Inside Plane During Flight

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    They're security guards, emergency experts, customer service stars... and cabin crew on a recent Pakistan International Airlines flight can now add midwives to their CV. The PIA spokesperson for this said that airline to airline policies differ. PIA made a new friend today. Sources claimed during the inspection, inspectors every time find eight to 10 observations regarding safety standards, but the airline management was unmoved regarding improvement of the safety standards.
  • Centre indefinitely extends deadline for Aadhaar-bank account linkage

    Centre indefinitely extends deadline for Aadhaar-bank account linkage

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    This came after repeated attempts by the petitioners for an early hearing on the issue. On 30 October, the apex court referred all Aadhaar cases to a five-judge Constitution bench to be formed by the end of November. In line with its submission to the Supreme Court, the government on Wednesday did away with the existing deadline of 31 December for linking of bank accounts with Aadhaar and permanent account number ( PAN ).
  • If you are unsure where to vote, here is your solution

    If you are unsure where to vote, here is your solution

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    The judge's order, which argued that voters would "suffer irreparable and immediate harm if digital ballot images are not preserved", would have required the images to be saved for six months. That means the potential destruction of Tuesday's ballots scans would only have added another layer of complexity to verifying the results, should a challenge ensue.
  • Tremors Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Test Site Likely Aftershocks

    Tremors Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Test Site Likely Aftershocks

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    North Korea's underground test, conducted on 3 September, was its sixth and largest to date. One of North Korea's most recent nuclear tests may have set off aftershocks so powerful that they moved the Earth's crust, the U.S. North Korea hinted in October its next nuclear test could be above ground after US President Donald Trump warned the US would "totally destroy" the country if it threatened America.
  • Former opponent reacts to allegations against state representative

    Former opponent reacts to allegations against state representative

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    Richmond, a companion of Johnson's girl, advised the association she went to a New Year's Eve party at Johnson's home on December 31, 2012. The KCIR story reported the woman claimed a drunken Johnson knelt over her after he returned from a bar while she and Johnson's daughter slept on a couch in his home.
  • Trump Jr. seeks probe into leaks

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    Donald Trump Jr . and his lawyer formally requested an investigation Tuesday into leaks from the House Intelligence Committee that followed Trump's participation in a closed-door interview with committee members and staffers last week. "While we do not discuss the substance of a witness' testimony, we do reserve the right to inform the public of their noncooperation and do not allow them to hide that behind closed doors".
  • Window from USA military chopper likely fell onto school in Japan's Okinawa

    Window from USA military chopper likely fell onto school in Japan's Okinawa

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    Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. Prefectural authorities said they were notified by the USA forces in Okinawa that a window had fallen from a CH-53E transport helicopter. The latest incidents could further fuel opposition to the USA military presence on Okinawa , where about half of 50,000 American troops are stationed and where local residents have expressed concerns about military crime and safety on the island.
  • PM Modi, Manmohan Singh shake hands

    PM Modi, Manmohan Singh shake hands

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    Modi, while addressing an election rally in Banaskantha district on Sunday, had referred to a purported tweet by a former Pakistan army director general, who allegedly said Ahmed Patel, the political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi , should be made the chief minister of Gujarat.
  • Another government official linked to Fusion GPS and the 'Trump dossier'

    Another government official linked to Fusion GPS and the 'Trump dossier'

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    It wasn't until a week later that Fox learned that Mrs. Ohr worked for Fusion GPS . In other words, there is no reason Wray can't answer the question. Bruce Ohr held two titles at DOJ. The Washington Post and the New York Times reported Saturday that a lead FBI investigator on the Mueller probe, Peter Strzok, was demoted this summer after it was discovered he'd sent anti- Trump texts to a mistress.