• Hatch calls McCain's decision not to invite Trump to funeral 'ridiculous'

    Hatch calls McCain's decision not to invite Trump to funeral 'ridiculous'

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    John McCain's struggles with cancer continue, the mind wanders back to Trump's remarks about the former Vietnam prisoner of war. McCain's closest family members reportedly informed the White House that the current plan is for the funeral to be held at Washington's National Cathedral, and Vice President Mike Pence to attend - but not Trump , according to The New York Times .
  • Rahane to lead India in Afghan Test

    Rahane to lead India in Afghan Test

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    It is understood that barring Kohli, nearly all the Test regulars will be in action against Afghanistan. For the two-match T20 series, most of the players of the Nidahas Trophy team are likely to be retained. There was no Test call-up for Shreyas Iyer but the Mumbai batsman is part of the ODI unit and will lead the India-A team in the one-day tri-series against England Lions and West Indies-A.
  • Pair of quakes strike in Southern California

    Pair of quakes strike in Southern California

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    Shortly thereafter, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department dispatchers announced that the region had just experienced an quake and directed firefighters to remove all trucks, engines and other apparatus from stations across the city. Residents of Southern California were jolted awake early Tuesday morning as a 4.5 magnitude natural disaster was felt by millions. A woman in Pico Rivera in southeast L.A.
  • Israeli Soldier Convicted of Killing Wounded Palestinian Is Freed

    Israeli Soldier Convicted of Killing Wounded Palestinian Is Freed

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    In February 2017, Azaria was sentenced to an 18-month prison term, which IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot later shortened by four months . He began serving his sentence on August 9. The Palestinian government condemned on Tuesday the release of an Israeli soldier who killed in cold blood an incapacitated Palestinian in Hebron a year ago.
  • Feds OK Medicaid Work Requirement for New Hampshire

    Feds OK Medicaid Work Requirement for New Hampshire

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    More than 400,000 people in Kansas receive KanCare, the state's privatized Medicaid system. Kansas was one of five states, all led by Republicans, that requested lifetime limits. "The decision to remove lifetime caps was made after a series of discussions with CMS in which they indicated they would be unable to approve the measure.
  • Your brother more honest than you: Omar Abdullah to Mufti

    Your brother more honest than you: Omar Abdullah to Mufti

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    Mufti was talking to reporters after the opening of civil secretariat in Srinagar . "Our soldiers änd children are being killed". "It is not enough that the chief minister regrets unabated civilian killings in the Valley while she continues to augment the sense of hostility and alienation among the youth".
  • Hezbollah's Nasrallah says Lebanon results are

    Hezbollah's Nasrallah says Lebanon results are "victory" for the resistance

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    Unofficial results from Lebanon's parliamentary elections show that the Hezbollah resistance movement and its political allies secured over half the seats. A Lebanese supporter of the Hezbollah terror group casts his vote in Lebanon's first parliamentary election in nine years, at a polling station in the predominantly Shiite city of Baalbeck, in the eastern Bekaa valley near the border with Syria, on May 6, 2018.
  • NDSU struggles in NCAA Regional opening round

    NDSU struggles in NCAA Regional opening round

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    Hausmann tied her own school record for the best opening-round score at a regional tournament. She went on to bogey two of the last three holes to finish with a two-over 38 on her first nine holes. Baylor and Virginia are tied for fourth at even par, and BYU and Florida are one shot ahead of the Tigers, tied for sixth place at 3-over. Her 67 is the second-lowest round by a Badger in NCAA Regional competition (Kris Yoo shot a 65 in the 2013 Central Regional) and the second lowest by a UW ...
  • Government investing billions in Baby Boomers in new budget

    Government investing billions in Baby Boomers in new budget

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    At the end of the period 94 per cent of taxpayers will have a marginal tax rate of 32.5 per cent or less. Only workers who earn enough money to actually pay tax will enjoy the benefit. But according to Sky News, Cormann indicated that Australians in the higher tax brackets will be waiting for tax cuts. But the seven-year wait will take a lot of voter patience.
  • Asylum seekers don't get 'free ticket,' Goodale says

    Asylum seekers don't get 'free ticket,' Goodale says

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    Hussen says Nigerians have been applying for the visas and, within weeks, heading for the Quebec-New York border. "It's becoming apparent to us that they've obtained these visas to come to Canada to make asylum claims", Hussen said. Speaking to reporters on Parliament Hill, Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel urged the government to put "global asylum claim reform" on the agenda for the Group of Seven leaders' summit in Charlevoix, Que., next month.
  • NEET arrangements: praise for Kerala govt, Pinarayi from Tamil Nadu

    NEET arrangements: praise for Kerala govt, Pinarayi from Tamil Nadu

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    NEET , which is considered as one of the toughest examinations in India , consists of one paper in Hindi, English, Urdu, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada containing 180 objective type questions (four options with a single correct answer) from physics, chemistry and biology (botany and zoology).
  • CPI(M), RSS activists killed in Mahe

    CPI(M), RSS activists killed in Mahe

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    Screenshots of an RSS man celebrating the murder have begun doing the rounds, but the police say they need time to zero in on the perpetrators. There had been stray incidents of violence in the region involving BJP and CPI (M) in the past. He was rushed to a hospital in Thalassery where he was declared brought dead by the doctors. In a statement, CPI (M) Kannur district secretariat deplored the killing.
  • Cauvery water dispute: SC continue to hear today

    Cauvery water dispute: SC continue to hear today

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    However, the Centre failed to form the CMB within given time frame. The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that the "scheme" for sharing of Cauvery water among the states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry has been finalized and would be submitted in 10 days after the Union Cabinet gives its nod for the scheme.
  • Chinese exports rebound despite trade brawl

    Chinese exports rebound despite trade brawl

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    China's top economic adviser will visit the U.S. next week to continue discussions on the ongoing trade dispute between the two nations after talks in Beijing failed to produce a breakthrough to avert a possible trade war. Economists at ANZ believe some Chinese exporters may be accelerating electronics shipments amid the tariff threats. Imports and exports grew by 21.5% and 12.9% respectively in United States dollar terms over the year.
  • "Multiple fatalities" reported in Montgomery County home

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    Snyder began shooting at a home located at 2202 Brown Farm Way in Montgomery County. The police department tweeted to the public that there were "multiple fatalities". Traffic in the area of New Hampshire and Georgia avenues is being diverted and drivers are urged to avoid the area. (See map below.) People in the area are being asked to shelter in place.