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Speaking during the Zero hour in the Lower House, BJP leader Vinod Kumar Sonkar congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj for the meeting between Kulbhushan Jadhav and his family after 22 months. "Kulbhushan Jadhav should be brought back to the country", said Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge in the Parliament. They were forced to remove their mangalsutra, bindi, bangles and footwear by the authorities there before being allowed to meet Jadhav through a ...
  • 12 fire crews tackle central Manchester apartments blaze

    12 fire crews tackle central Manchester apartments blaze

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    Manchester Fire have said that 12 fire engines are in attendance. "Please keep windows and door shut if you live locally and avoid the area if possible", it added on Twitter. One witness told the Manchester Evening News: ' 'It looks like a very big fire. North West Ambulance Service said it had sent seven ambulances and a hazardous area response team to the scene.
  • DOJ not appealing transgender military ruling, but not abandoning case

    DOJ not appealing transgender military ruling, but not abandoning case

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    The Trump administration has abandoned its bid to prevent openly transgender people from serving in the USA military, the Pentagon announced late Friday night. Regardless of the decision on the January 1 accession date challenges by the administration, the underlying litigation over all parts of Trump's transgender military policy - accession, retention, and medical care - is slated to continue in the new year.
  • Slidell, Louisiana man arrested in 'Nigerian Prince' money scam

    Slidell, Louisiana man arrested in 'Nigerian Prince' money scam

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    To avoid identity theft scams like this, always ask for a callback number and verify the identity of the person attempting to collect the information, according to the SPD. Personal information was needed to "prove" they are the beneficiary and to speed the transfer of the "inheritance". In what has been described as a "complicated case", the police said Neu wires funds to his alleged co-conspirators in Nigeria.
  • Iran relaxes dress code for women

    Iran relaxes dress code for women

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    It added that those repeatedly doing so could still be subject to legal action. In 2016, Tehran police announced that they would deploy 7,000 male and female officers for a new plainclothes division in order to keep a check on public morality and to enforce the Islamic dress code .
  • It's Now Official: George Weah Is Liberia's President-Elect

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    Mahmood Yakubu to ensure credible elections in 2019, by insulating the commission from external interference. The post PDP congratulates Weah, Liberian President-elect appeared first on Vanguard News . Ex-football star, George Weah , has officially been announced as the victor of Liberia's presidential run off elections by the country's National Elections Commission (NEC).
  • Bakersfield Police arrest seven people for DUI over the Christmas weekend

    Bakersfield Police arrest seven people for DUI over the Christmas weekend

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    The agency will conduct a DUI checkpoint at 7 p.m. Saturday at Victory Boulevard and Bellaire Avenue, and at 8 p.m.at Ventura Boulevard and Columbus Avenue. The LAPD is also supporting new efforts to educate drivers that "DUI Doesn't Just Mean Booze". The Bakersfield Police Department said they arrested seven people for driving under the influence between December 23rd and December 25th.
  • Russian Federation detains suspect in St Petersburg supermarket blast

    Russian Federation detains suspect in St Petersburg supermarket blast

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    Isis has claimed responsibility for the bombing of a St Petersburg supermarket that injured 13 Christmas shoppers, including a pregnant woman, with shrapnel. The power of the unidentified explosive was equivalent to 200 grams of TNT, officials said. In April, an apparent suicide bombing on an underground train in St Petersburg killed more than a dozen people.
  • Eric Garner's Oldest Daughter, Erica, Dies At 27 Following Massive Heart Attack

    Eric Garner's Oldest Daughter, Erica, Dies At 27 Following Massive Heart Attack

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    According to her Twitter account , which has been run by a worker since she was stricken, she "suffered major brain damage from a lack of oxygen while in cardiac arrest". A NYPD officer in plainclothes had approached Eric Garner on suspicion of selling untaxed, single cigarettes. His apparent last words - "I can't breathe!" The coroner's report lists his death as a homicide , but no officer has ever been charged in the case.
  • Iran: Protest over soaring cost of living

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    He said they were "under the influence of propaganda" and were "unaware that the majority of these calls to protest come from abroad". Addressing a gathering in Tehran Dec. Egg prices have doubled since last week due to the government's culling of millions of chickens diagnosed with avian flu, government spokesman Mohammad Bagher Nobakht told reporters on Tuesday.
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    At the close of regular trading, its last week's stock price volatility was 6.57% which for the month reaches 7.41%. Its up 1.94% from 2.76 million shares previously. (NASDAQ:CREE). First Citizens Commercial Bank Tru invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Cree, Inc. The company shares sank -71.9% from their peak of $27.33 and now has a $388.76 million market value of equity.
  • Looking to Prepay Property Taxes? Check Local Timetables First

    Looking to Prepay Property Taxes? Check Local Timetables First

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    The prepayment frenzy is a response to the newly signed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act , which doubles the standard deduction and allows filers to write off only $10,000 in combined state and local taxes. What would make sense for some taxpayers is paying their 2017 property taxes which have been assessed. Counties across the country have different laws and timelines for assessing property taxes, potentially making it hard for the agency to enforce its interpretation, tax experts said.
  • Andy Murray continues comeback, defeated in Abu Dhabi exhibition

    Andy Murray continues comeback, defeated in Abu Dhabi exhibition

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    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The comeback plans for Novak Djokovic stalled on Friday when a recurrence of pain in his right elbow forced him to withdraw from an exhibition tournament in the United Arab Emirates. Bautista Agut will take on the victor of the other semifinal between Dominic Thiem of Austria and Kevin Anderson of South Africa. Therefore, I will have to withdraw from ATP tournament in Doha, that has been voted the best 250 tournament in 2017.
  • Turkey, Russia sign S-400 missile system loan deal

    Turkey, Russia sign S-400 missile system loan deal

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    Turkey will procure two S-400 batteries but the second one will be optional, the SSM said in a written statement. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told news persons that the loan would be set in Russian rubles. He said Moscow was expected to begin the first deliveries in March 2020 and that Turkey was the first North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member state to acquire the advanced S-400 missile system.
  • Fourth Ashes test ends in draw

    Fourth Ashes test ends in draw

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    Although England have not won a Test down under since 2011, they have ended an eight-match losing streak and avoided an unwanted piece of history - they had never before lost nine in a row in Australia. England, pressing for their first victory in the already-decided Ashes series, were all out on their overnight total of 491 on the first ball of the day.