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Terming the 10 years of UPA rule under Congress as "successful", former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday that his latest autobiography was an account of how an individual saw the political drama unfolding and tried to steer clear of any personal details.
  • Donald Trump: NFL Should Have Suspended Colin Kaepernick from the Beginning

    Donald Trump: NFL Should Have Suspended Colin Kaepernick from the Beginning

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    Owners who participated in protests stood on the field very publicly with their teams during the national anthem, making their participation well-known and clearly documented. The same people who say that hate speech is free speech, are saying that it's constitutional to limit NFL/NBA/MLB/NHL players' right to express themselves in a non-violent way.
  • Mobile is about to add a new limit to its unlimited plans

    Mobile is about to add a new limit to its unlimited plans

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    T-Mobile is going to limit LTE data further, and starting next month customers with T-Mobile ONE and ONE Plus plans only get 5 GB of guaranteed LTE data in Mexico and Canada. "Mobile Without Borders is an incredible benefit and allows customers to stay connected when traveling in Canada and Mexico". - John Legere, CEO of T-Mobile in 2015.
  • UPCC passes resolution for Rahul Gandhi as Cong chief

    UPCC passes resolution for Rahul Gandhi as Cong chief

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    Virtually gasping for survival in the country's politically most vibrant state, UP Congress Committee (UPCC) sees a hope of reviving the outfit by elevating Rahul Gandhi as the party's national president. He has enough experience in the party as also in government. On the view that the Congress is facing an "existential crisis", he said the party's opponents have been putting forth such arguments for a long time now.
  • GM plays Mexico wildcard in Canada

    GM plays Mexico wildcard in Canada

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    Tony Faria, a professor at the University of Windsor's Odette School of Business, said Unifor is right that Canada's automotive sector has lost out because of the trade deal, getting none of the last 10 assembly plants built in North America, while nine are going to Mexico.
  • Korea to conduct joint naval drill amid tensions with N. Korea

    Korea to conduct joint naval drill amid tensions with N. Korea

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    The U.S. and South Korean navies will conduct joint maritime training next week with the participation of the USS Ronald Reagan nuclear-powered aircraft carrier , the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) announced on Friday. The exercise will provide a visible and coordinated engagement for the U.S. - ROK alliance. The USS Michigan, the world's biggest nuclear-powered ballistic missile sub, arrived at a naval base in Busan, South Korea carrying 150 Tomahawk cruise missiles .
  • Sen. Collins of ME to announce governor's race decision

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    Her decision means Collins will continue to wield major influence in the Senate, where twice this year she was one of three Republicans to break with President Donald Trump and oppose the GOP's efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. In a much-anticipated announcement regarding her home state's governor race, Maine Sen. It all but guarantees that her mark on Maine's political history will be stamped in the Senate, where she'll have served for 24 years at the end of this term in 2021 - as ...
  • Trump Questions NBC's TV License Over A News Story

    Trump Questions NBC's TV License Over A News Story

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    The tweet capped off a day of attacks lodged at the media. CBS Corp fell 1.2 percent and Twenty-First Century Fox slid 2.8 percent. The FCC doesn't license networks. First and foremost, the First Amendment completely prohibits that. Rubio asks Army to kick out West Point grad Rubio asks Army to kick out West Point grad with pro-communist posts Trump, honor Obama's agreement to release Guantanamo detainee MORE in a statement hit back at the NBC report, saying Trump never "called for" ...
  • Rahul searching for 'women' in men's hockey, says RSS

    Rahul searching for 'women' in men's hockey, says RSS

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    The Sangh will discuss the state of the economy and issues like exodus of Rohingyas from Myanmar and violence by cow vigilantes at the three-day meeting which began on Thursday. Some also criticised that Rahul's comment was against the integrity of the women and he wanted to see them in shorts. Further clarifying as to why there were no women in the RSS shakha , he said that they were the part of all other organisations of the Sangh.
  • Uber has appealed against its licence being revoked in London

    Uber has appealed against its licence being revoked in London

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    Uber on Friday, hours before the deadline, filed papers with Westminster magistrates court, an appeals process that will allow it to continue operating London. Earlier this week, London mayor Sadiq Khan said the appeal against Transport for London "will take its course". The new boss has apologised for "the mistakes we've made" and accepted that the company had "got things wrong".
  • Supreme Court says human rights of Rohingya refugees can not be ignored

    Supreme Court says human rights of Rohingya refugees can not be ignored

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    The apex court had asked the Centre and two Rohingya Muslims, who have challenged to deport refugees to Myanmar, to desist from making emotional arguments and personal attacks and to file documents, including worldwide conventions. The Supreme Court said today the Indian government must balance national security with humanity and directed the Centre not to deport Rohingyas till the case is heard.
  • President Trump lauds Pakistan's efforts in rescuing US-Canadian family

    President Trump lauds Pakistan's efforts in rescuing US-Canadian family

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    US officials expressed hope that the hostages' freedom could represent a turning point in relations between Pakistan and the United States, uneasy allies in fighting Taliban and other Islamist extremists in the region. The Haqqani network operates on both sides of the porous Afghan-Pakistani border but senior militants have acknowledged they moved a major base of operations to Kurram agency in the tribal areas.
  • Turkish troops enter northern Syria in new operation

    Turkish troops enter northern Syria in new operation

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    The operation in the northwestern region was launched under a May deal between Turkey , which backs groups opposed to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad's regime, and Russian Federation and Iran , who support Assad. Three other de-escalation zones are now operating in south-western Syria, eastern Ghouta (suburbs of Damascus) and northern Homs province. The convoy was escorted by fighters from Tahrir al-Sham, an alliance of jihadist groups including the former al Qaeda affiliate previously known ...
  • NOPD Officer shot, killed

    NOPD Officer shot, killed

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    Chief Michael Harrison says the officer was one of four patrolling the area. "This hurts. I can't begin to tell you how much this hurts". Landrieu added, "These are the worst kind of days for the city". He said that's when a suspect fired shots, hitting the officer. As of 3 a.m., the Interstate 10 East Service Road remained blocked near Cindy Place, with at least a dozen NOPD and state police vehicles lining the service road near the intersection.
  • SCA expected to make decision on Zuma criminal charges

    SCA expected to make decision on Zuma criminal charges

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    Charges were first brought against Zuma in 2005 but dropped by prosecutors in 2009. In his decision to reject their appeal, Judge Lorimer Leach said it was "irrational" for the NPA to have set the charges aside. Since then, the DA has challenged the matter in court. Advocate Hilton Epstein, SC, for the NPA, faced tough questions at the time from the visibly unimpressed judges, who pressed him on who had decided on whether Zuma should be prosecuted or not.