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He argued the European Union (Withdrawal Bill) provided "the appropriate parliamentary vehicle" to guarantee a "meaningful" vote in law. When asked by Labour MP Seema Malhotra whether a parliamentary vote might have to take place after the 2019 " Brexit day" at the Exiting the EU Select Committee, Davis said: "Yes, it could be".
  • Kim Jong-nam trial sees airport video of male suspects

    Kim Jong-nam trial sees airport video of male suspects

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    They eventually converged near Bibik Heritage, a restaurant near the self check-in kiosks at the airport's departure hall where Jong-nam was attacked. Footage showed both Mr Y and Mr Chang also meeting with Hanamori before they met with Doan and Siti respectively. Wan Azirul said Hanamori also changed his shirt and Chang shaved off his goatee.
  • Blissfield HS students unite against bullying

    Blissfield HS students unite against bullying

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    Schools across the country are using this day to stand up to bullying, including students at Blissfield High School. Students created a strength chain, writing down one of their strengths, and they joined together with other students making a chain that is displayed in the commons.
  • Bandra station inferno: 16 fire tenders struggling to take control

    Bandra station inferno: 16 fire tenders struggling to take control

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    The locals also reported that they heard at least seven to eight blasts before massive flames could be seen billowing metres away from the Bandra station . The Bandra station is being evacuated. "Officials of the H-East ward were demolishing some illegal structures in the slum when the fire broke out".
  • Finland train crash: Soldiers among several killed after collision with military truck

    Finland train crash: Soldiers among several killed after collision with military truck

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    The army said on its website that three conscripts died and another four were injured in the accident in the Raseborg area at around 8 am. Three of those killed were confirmed to be soldiers. The train struck the vehicle at a crossing near Raseborg by a commuter train from Finland's state-owned VR railway company. Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila and President Sauli Niinisto both offered their condolences to the victims and their families.
  • Process to link mobile numbers with Aadhaar may be eased

    Process to link mobile numbers with Aadhaar may be eased

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    This year in August, the DoT had given instructions to the telecom service providers to provide iris or fingerprint based authentication of Aadhaar . Nor should data be stored on the agent's device. The government has made Aadhaar-based e-KYC mandatory for purchasing new SIMs. The official pointed out that some residents, especially senior citizens, found it hard to verify their identity using fingerprint-based Aadhaar authentication.
  • Indonesia fireworks factory disaster kills at least 47 people

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    Police said that an electrical fault is believed to have caused the explosion , however, they are still investigating the cause. " We are still evacuating victims ", Tangerang Kota police chief Harry Kurniawan told AFP. Parts of the building collapsed after being gutted by the blaze, which scorched nearby cars. Local resident Beni Benteng told AFP said he heard an explosion and people inside screaming for help.
  • US, India agree to work closely in Afghanistan

    US, India agree to work closely in Afghanistan

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    The United States is anxious that emboldened terror outfits could threaten the stability of the government of Pakistan, visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said here on Wednesday, explaining he discussed the issue with Pakistan during his meeting in Islamabad.
  • Twitter debates legacy of Tipu Sultan after President Kovind praises Mysore ruler

    Twitter debates legacy of Tipu Sultan after President Kovind praises Mysore ruler

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    He was also a pioneer in development and use of Mysuru rockets in warfare. "This technology was later adopted by the Europeans", Kovind said while noting that Karnataka is a land of formidable soldiers. Attacking BJP state President and former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, Siddaramaiah questioned why the leader had taken part in Tipu Jayanti celebrations earlier.
  • PM Modi: Consumer protection in line with 'New India' mission

    PM Modi: Consumer protection in line with 'New India' mission

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that Aadhaar's biggest advantage is that it enables people to get what they rightfully deserve. He highlighted that the government in the last three years has launched many programmes like new real estate law, new BIS Act, UJJWALA scheme, DBT (direct benefit transfer) that would not only empower consumers but result in huge savings.
  • Local victor of $105000000 lottery jackpot to be revealed

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    The odds of winning the jackpot will become tougher due to the new number ranges, decreasing from 1 in 258.9 million for Friday's drawing to 1 in 302.6 million under the new game. A single ticket sold in MA in August won a $758.7 million Powerball jackpot. A $2 ticket gives you a one in 292.2 million chance at joining the hall of Powerball champions.
  • Kurds say Iraqi forces have launched offensive against them

    Kurds say Iraqi forces have launched offensive against them

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    In a statement issued by his office in Baghdad on Thursday, Abadi said that an offer by Kurdish leaders to freeze the outcome of the vote did not go far enough. It also called for "an immediate ceasefire and cessation of military operations in Kurdistan". As Jane reports , "It's a dramatic turnaround for Kurdish president Massoud Barzani who had promised to set Kurds on the path to independence".
  • More than half of Mississauga residents among Canada's growing immigrant population: Census

    More than half of Mississauga residents among Canada's growing immigrant population: Census

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    A little more than half of the city's population (53 per cent) are immigrants, according to the census. During the same period, however, Cornwall's overall population was growing. In second place is Pakistan with 445 people, and the US comes in third with 425. "Put simply, more people are newly identifying as Aboriginal on the census-a continuation of a trend over time", Statistics Canada said.
  • Chief Minister Leads Cleanliness Drive Outside Taj Mahal

    Chief Minister Leads Cleanliness Drive Outside Taj Mahal

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    Tourism secretary Rashmi Verma told the Times of India that the Taj Mahal would still be up for adoption in case a private entity wanted to take it up for adoption. Taj Mahal used to be a temple of Shankar. Earlier, BJP MLA Sangeet Som had questioned Taj Mahal's place in history, distorting historical facts to say that it was built by an emperor who had imprisoned his father and targeted Hindus.
  • Swiss couple assaulted in India

    Swiss couple assaulted in India

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    Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has sought a detailed report after a Swiss couple were stalked and brutally thrashed on the outskirts of Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday that raised concerns over safety of foreign tourists.