• Rahul Gandhi takes helm of Congress party to challenge Modi

    Rahul Gandhi takes helm of Congress party to challenge Modi

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    Late Congress leader Arjun Singh was the Congress vice-president in the 1980s when Rahul Gandhi's father Rajiv Gandhi held the dual posts of prime minister and party president. Many young Congress leaders, including her, are now MLAs. It is a well known fact that Rahul has a lot riding on the Gujarat verdict. "Much before he was elected he has shown his mettle".
  • United Nations chief António Guterres warns against sleepwalking into war with North Korea

    United Nations chief António Guterres warns against sleepwalking into war with North Korea

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    The White House has declined to say whether President Donald Trump, who has taken a tougher rhetorical line toward North Korea, approved Tillerson's overture. China and Russian Federation, however, have welcomed Mr Tillerson's overture. "The two leaders agreed on four principles for peace and stabilization on the Korean peninsula", said Yoon Young-chan, senior adviser to Moon in a televised press briefing.
  • Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold Will Not Seek Re-Election Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

    Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold Will Not Seek Re-Election Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

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    Following the report , the House Ethics Committee launched a new investigation into Greene's allegation, as well as other "inappropriate statements to other members of his [Farenthold's] official staff". Farenthold denied to CNN that he made the comment about oral sex; he admitted to calling aides "fucktards" but said it was in jest. The Texas representative is yet another legislator embroiled in a harassment scandal in 2017, with Sen.
  • Pence delays Israel trip over GOP tax bill

    Pence delays Israel trip over GOP tax bill

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    White House officials said Pence will travel first to Egypt and then to Israel. Trump's decision, announced last week, set off protests not just in Gaza and the West Bank, where Palestinians view East Jerusalem as their future capitol city, but throughout the Middle East.
  • UN Secretary General Warns Against 'Sleepwalking' Into War Over North Korea

    UN Secretary General Warns Against 'Sleepwalking' Into War Over North Korea

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    According to local media, police raided a Tokyo-based commercial association affiliated with the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, known as Chongryon, the de-facto North Korean embassy in Japan. To this, Guterres said, "We can only mediate when both [parties] accept our mediation". "We fully agreed that denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula is indispensable to regional peace and stability", Abe said.
  • Britain First deputy leader in NI court on hate speech charges

    Britain First deputy leader in NI court on hate speech charges

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    Golding said earlier of his deputy's arrest in London: "A large group of plain-clothes police detectives from Belfast of all places jumped out of nowhere and have arrested Jayda". As part of those conditions she is banned from being within 500 metres of a public demonstration or rally. "I'm a politician, this is our bloody country", she said.
  • Unclear if Fischbach can keep Senate seat as Lt. Governor

    Unclear if Fischbach can keep Senate seat as Lt. Governor

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    Pro-lifers are unhappy that Lt. Governor Tina Smith, a former Vice President of Planned Parenthood, is going to the U.S. Senate. A memo from the Senate's top lawyer backing up her position cites an 1898 Minnesota Supreme Court ruling that decided the same question.
  • Illegal schools: Ofsted reveals up to 20 across the north

    Illegal schools: Ofsted reveals up to 20 across the north

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    Ofsted East of England Director, Paul Brooker said: "From the youngest children to those of school age, the East of England overall serves its children well". "I do find myself frustrated with the culture of 'disadvantage one-upmanship" that has emerged in some places". Havering's secondary schools are performing below the national average.
  • Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

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    On the other hand Shares of Kinder Morgan, Inc ., ( NYSE: KMI ), showed a change of 0.96% and closed at $17.96 in the last trading session. About 13.77 million shares traded or 13.01% up from the average. 88,003 were reported by Mirae Asset Global Investments Limited. (NYSE: KMI ) for 21.53M shares. Avenir Corporation holds 3.32% or 1.96 million shares in its portfolio.
  • Hamas marks 30-year anniversary with Gaza rally

    Hamas marks 30-year anniversary with Gaza rally

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    The forces targeted three installations around the Gaza Strip that were used for training and weapons storage, reports Efe news. Airstrikes hit sites in northwestern and southern Gaza City, as well as near the Deir al-Balah beach in the central Gaza Strip.
  • Rape, murder of Kerala law student: Convict Ameerul sentenced to death

    Rape, murder of Kerala law student: Convict Ameerul sentenced to death

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    The LDF government that came to power on May 25, 2016 reconstituted the investigation team within a week. The probe team was headed by ADGP B Sandhya with SP S Sasidharan as principal investigating officer. The accused has been convicted based on scientific evidences gathered during the investigation. Her vagina being mutilated in itself shows the perversion of the convict.
  • Entire Amarnath Shrine Not Declared as Silence Zone: NGT

    Entire Amarnath Shrine Not Declared as Silence Zone: NGT

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    These are clarifications issued by the National Green Tribunal (NGT ). Not applicable to any other part. Also, the tribunal directed the board to maintain a single line of people walking towards the cave from the last check post. Keeping in mind its earlier criticism on the lack of facilities for the devotees, the tribunal has also suggested the administration taking care of the shrine, to build a separate room where people could deposit their belongings.
  • Supreme Court Constitution bench to hear pleas against Aadhaar tomorrow

    Supreme Court Constitution bench to hear pleas against Aadhaar tomorrow

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    In a twist of events, Finance Ministry altered some rules under Prevention of Money Laundering Act of 2002, to extend the deadline of Aadhaar-Bank A/c linking, and this signifies so many things - To start with, Govt. Earlier the court had tagged 22 cases to be heard by a smaller bench. On the issue of linking of Aadhaar card with mobile services, the Attorney General said that the deadline of February 6 next year was fixed in pursuance of an apex court direction and the constitution bench ...