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In an embarrassing blooper, BJP president Amit Shah ended up calling his own man, BS Yeddyurappa (BSY), as "corrupt", prompting a taunt from the Congress that he is finally telling the truth. "BTW - what exactly are Amit Shah's feelings towards Yeddyurappa? ". Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that Amit Shah has spoken the truth and it (his error) was not a mistake.
  • "March for Our Lives" leaders turn to getting out the vote

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    In Toronto, marchers paraded along a 1.5 km route that took them by the US consulate where they paused for a moment of silence for the 17 students who died in the high school shooting in Parkland , Fla. Rally goers demonstrate on Pennsylvania Avenue during the March for Our Lives rally in Washington , D.C., March 24, 2018. President Donald Trump was in Florida for the weekend and did not weigh in on Twitter either.
  • India says China promises to address trade deficit concerns

    India says China promises to address trade deficit concerns

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    Chinese military positions in Doklam would have been in a position to strike targets in the "Chicken's Neck" - a strip of land in West Bengal's Siliguri, which connects India with the States in the North-East. India and China were locked in a 73-day stand-off at Doklam in the eastern section of their border. "Ours was a reaction to the change in the status quo by the Chinese military", he said.
  • French officer remembered for 'act of devotion'

    French officer remembered for 'act of devotion'

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    President Emmanuel Macron announced plans for a national ceremony to formally honor him. World leaders paid homage to the slain officer, with British Prime Minister Theresa May tweeting that his "sacrifice and courage will never be forgotten".
  • 85-year-old Holocaust survivor's murder heightens fears of anti-Semitism in France

    85-year-old Holocaust survivor's murder heightens fears of anti-Semitism in France

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    French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, who is now visiting Israel , said that news of Knoll's death "was a very hard and emotional moment for me". "The investigation does not reveal any anti-Semitic elements, however, this path has not been ruled out to date and needs to be further explored", said the Protection Service for the Jewish Community (Service de protection de la communauté juive, SPCJ) a body which keeps close watch an anti-Semitic acts in France .
  • Trapped schoolchildren called their parents from burning Russian mall

    Trapped schoolchildren called their parents from burning Russian mall

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    He said this was the "final figure", and included six people still buried under the rubble. The shopping mall, which opened in 2013, has a cinema, petting zoo, children's centre and bowling, Tass reported. No fire alarm to be heard. President Vladimir Putin , re-elected last weekend, has yet to speak publicly about the tragedy, which has stirred deep anger in Kemerovo, a coal-producing region about 3,600 km (2,200 miles) east of Moscow .
  • Linda Brown Cause Of Death: How Did Linda Die?

    Linda Brown Cause Of Death: How Did Linda Die?

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    Brown et al v. Board of Education of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, et al, as it was presented to the Supreme Court . Topeka's former Sumner School was all-white when her father, Oliver, tried to enroll the family. But she was black, and the Topeka, Kan., elementary school four blocks from her home was segregated, open only to white students. Peaceful Rest Funeral Chapel of Topeka confirmed that Linda Brown died Sunday afternoon.
  • US, Europe expel Russian envoys over United Kingdom spy attack

    US, Europe expel Russian envoys over United Kingdom spy attack

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    Later, London stated that this agent was designed in Russian Federation and blamed Moscow for being behind the incident based on this assumption. Speaking to reporters under condition of anonymity, a senior USA administration official told reporters, "To the Russian government we say: when you attack our friends, you will face serious consequences".
  • White House disputes porn star's claim she was threatened

    White House disputes porn star's claim she was threatened

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    From the podium, Shah announced that "the president strongly, clearly and consistently has denied the underlying claims [of the affair]", and implied that it is Stormy who's a liar. Daniels claimed she had dinner in Trump's hotel room followed by unprotected sex. Shah also insisted that a series of signed contracts undermines her credibility, even if those statements were demanded from the hush agreement.
  • Thrissur: Ambulance driver leaves patient upside down, arrested

    Thrissur: Ambulance driver leaves patient upside down, arrested

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    The patient died later. A day after the video of an ambulance driver's careless treatment of a severely injured patient outside the Thrissur Government Medical College went viral and drew widespread criticism, that the hospital superintendent swung into action by submitting a report to Health Minister K K Shylaja.
  • Suspicious packages in US govt facilities

    Suspicious packages in US govt facilities

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    After a sweep by a K-9 team, personnel were allowed to return to the building at 1:15 p.m. During screening, the packages were found to be suspicious, although it is unclear what made them suspicious. Some included letters that one official described as disturbed and rambling. Authorities said they do not believe the packages came from the man responsible for a series of recent bombings in Austin, Texas.
  • Erdogan says European Union expansion without Turkey would be 'grave mistake'

    Erdogan says European Union expansion without Turkey would be 'grave mistake'

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    Juncker also praised the success of Turkey-EU refugee agreement as it showed "visible results". "The Varna summit will provide a platform to re-launch the dialogue between the two parties, even though no real breakthrough is expected in concrete terms", said Jana Jabbour, professor of political science at Sciences Po university in Paris and the author of a book on Turkish foreign policy.
  • Gina Rodriguez will play Carmen Sandiego in the live-action movie

    Gina Rodriguez will play Carmen Sandiego in the live-action movie

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    If you've been asking yourself where in the world is Carmen Sandiego , the answer soon will be Netflix . We'll definitely be taking note because that sounds like a great way to spice up our résumé. In addition to the animated series and the live-action film, a new book series featuring Sandiego will drop around the time of the show's launch. The Golden Globe victor will also star in Someone Great , an upcoming romantic comedy for Netflix about a woman vacationing in New York City with her ...
  • Trump trade war: China tells USA it will defend national interests

    Trump trade war: China tells USA it will defend national interests

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    The final size of the tariffs was higher than numbers circulated this morning by The New York Times and Bloomberg , which had indicated about $50 billion in tariffs. Not everyone believes the two nations are headed inexorably for a trade war . "There is genuine systemic risk", said Joseph Francois, the managing director of the World Trade Institute at the University of Bern, Switzerland.