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Although former House Speaker Newt Gingrich's unwavering support for President Donald Trump didn't yield him a cabinet position, it may have leveraged the political ambitions of his wife, Callista Gingrich . Ms. Gingrich will be the 10th US ambassador the Holy See and the third woman to hold the position, which President Ronald Reagan first filled in 1984.
  • FCC chairman shoots down Trump's threats to revoke NBC's license

    FCC chairman shoots down Trump's threats to revoke NBC's license

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    Last Wednesday, Trump tweeted , "With all of the Fake News coming out of NBC and the Networks , at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License?" "This is an affront to the First Amendment , freedom of the press, and founding principles of the communications act", Blumenthal said in his letter to the commission .
  • Two children stabbed to death in Colorado Springs

    Two children stabbed to death in Colorado Springs

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    Two children are dead after an early morning stabbing. The circumstances surrounding the stabbing aren't clear but officers said a 19-year-old male suspect is in custody and police are not searching for any other suspects. The 19-year-old suspect is the older brother of the two young victims, our partners at KKTV in Colorado Springs reported. Detectives are not looking for additional suspects.
  • Twitter blasts Scaramucci Post for posting a poll about Holocaust deaths

    Twitter blasts Scaramucci Post for posting a poll about Holocaust deaths

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    Take it down, ' the organization tweeted . The poll asked people to guess "How many Jews were killed in the Holocaust?" and presents readers with four options, ranging from less than 1 million to more than 2 million. The poll was posted moments after the account retweeted Twitter users critical over outrage of an Anne Frank Halloween costume. The tweet has since been deleted and an apology issued by the Scaramucci Post, the venture started after "The Mooch" was sacked by USA president ...
  • US, Japan agree to maximize diplomatic pressure on North Korea

    US, Japan agree to maximize diplomatic pressure on North Korea

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    Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan in Tokyo. " We must, however, with our allies in Japan and South Korea and elsewhere, be prepared for the worst should diplomacy fail ", Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan said following a meeting with Japan's vice minister of foreign affairs, according to Leaflets apparently from North Korea calling Trump a "mad dog" and depicting gruesome images of him have turned up across central Seoul in recent days, adding an unusually personal element ...
  • Tropical Storm Ophelia Shuts Hospitals, Schools in Ireland

    Tropical Storm Ophelia Shuts Hospitals, Schools in Ireland

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    In Cahir, Co Tipperary, a 31-year-old was killed in a chainsaw accident when he was trying to clear a tree downed by the wind. Hundreds of roads were blocked by fallen trees, Hogan said. (0940 GMT), the Irish National Meteorological Service said, with winds as strong as 190 kph (110 mph) hitting the most southerly tip of the country. Northern Ireland, southwest Scotland, northwest England and northwest Wales are no longer covered by the warning, but south west Scotland, parts of north east ...
  • Treasury rejects OECD's suggestion for second referendum

    Treasury rejects OECD's suggestion for second referendum

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    The 2017 survey on the United Kingdom economy projects growth of just 1% in 2018 and says the ongoing uncertainty in Brexit talks means a free-trade agreement with the European Union is unlikely to be agreed by the 2019 exit date. It added: 'Meantime, however, uncertainty could hamper domestic and foreign investment more than projected and hurt consumption even more were the exchange rate to depreciate further'.
  • RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead

    RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead

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    The killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosain in Ludhiana today was one in a series of high-profile murderous attacks on activists belonging to religious or right wing organisations that Punjab has witnessed in recent times. The Brutal assassination of RSS Regional Missionary (Parcharak) Ravinder Gosian in Ludhiana on Tuesday Morning have proved total collapse of Law and Order in Punjab.
  • Brexit talks ended 'power grab' accusations from devolved governments: Green

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    Mr Russell welcomed the agreement with Mr Green that there would be another JMC before Christmas, but criticised the UK's overall approach to talks with Brussels. They will "lead to a significant increase in decision-making powers for the devolved administrations", and ensure that the competence of the devolved governments will not "normally" be adjusted without their consent.
  • The Hogwarts Express just saved a family in real life

    The Hogwarts Express just saved a family in real life

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    The family - including four children - had rowed across Loch Eilt in Lochaber, when their boat got blown away in a storm, leaving them completely stranded, according to Herald Scotland . They phoned the police for help and received an unexpected surprise - the next train coming by was the Jacobite, also known as the steam train used in the Harry Potter movies as the Hogwarts Express.
  • Boy Survives Niagara Falls Photo Op Tumble

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    The Niagara Gazette reported that members of the Niagara Falls Fire Department, Niagara Parks Police High Angle River Team, and Niagara Emergency Medical Service located the boy and stabilized his injuries before transporting him to McMaster Children's.
  • Jennifer Lawrence Recalls Standing In 'Degrading' Nude Lineup For Audition

    Jennifer Lawrence Recalls Standing In 'Degrading' Nude Lineup For Audition

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    She went on to reveal that the actress before her was cut from the role because she didn't slim down quick enough. "Stories like Lawrence's and Witherspoon's have cropped up across the Internet as part of actress Alyssa Milano's "#metoo" campaign , including one from America Ferrera , who in an Instagram post Monday night wrote that she was sexually assaulted when she was 9 years old.
  • Senior YSRCP Kurnool MP Butta Renuka to join TDP today

    Senior YSRCP Kurnool MP Butta Renuka to join TDP today

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    Amid the reports of her joining Telugu Desam Party (TDP), she clarified that she is seeking government support for development in her constituency. She will be officially joining TDP at a public meeting in Kurnool. "The Chief Minister has been striving to develop the state after all the turmoil caused by the bifurcation". Earlier, the YSRCP had petitioned the Lok Sabha Speaker to disqualify SPY Reddy under the anti-defection provisions.
  • Happy Dhanteras 2017: Why Should You Buy Utensils on this Auspicious Day?

    Happy Dhanteras 2017: Why Should You Buy Utensils on this Auspicious Day?

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    This year digital channels have also increased consumer choices and created a more conducive environment where one can save and hold vaulted gold, he added. Disposable income has not picked up and most buyers are restricting their purchase to tokens even as gold rates are ruling at comfortable level, he said, adding that exact sale figures will be known midnight.
  • Drivers who kill will now face life sentence

    Drivers who kill will now face life sentence

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    The current maximum sentence for causing death by unsafe driving is 14 years' imprisonment, while the average sentence imposed for the crime is four years. Mr Scott argued that the announcement was a "crowd-pleasing gesture" and that life sentences "should be reserved for the most serious offences". Recently released government figures show that there were 1792 reported road deaths in 2016, a four per cent increase on 2015.
  • No proposal made on presenting gold biscuits, silver plates to legislators: Shankaramurthy

    No proposal made on presenting gold biscuits, silver plates to legislators: Shankaramurthy

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    Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday directed the presiding officers of both Houses of the legislature to make the diamond jubilee celebrations of the Vidhana Soudha a low-key affair. "But we haven't sent a proposal to give gold biscuits", he said. JD (S) MLC KT Srikante Gowda said: "All MLCs are opposed to this kind of ostentatious expenses."Opposition legislators have said such expenses should not be made, while Congress MLC Rizwan Arshad, one of AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi's ...
  • Wipro's Q2 net profit rises 6%

    Wipro's Q2 net profit rises 6%

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    Revenues from IT services segment, which accounts for a significant portion of the company's topline, stood at Dollars 2.013 billion, up 2.1 per cent sequentially. "Productivity gains generated by our HOLMES automation suite and operational efficiencies overcame the incremental impact of wage hikes and expanded IT Services margin to 17.3%." said Jatin Dalal, Chief Financial Officer.