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His decision to step down is a significant outcome of Mueller's probe, but he's drawn outsize interest on the right because he's the brother of Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta . The Podesta Group failed to disclose its ties to a lobbying effort organized by Paul Manafort , President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, that was backed by the pro-Russia Ukrainian political party of the ousted President Viktor Yanukovych .
  • Catalonia: But what is Carles Puigdemont to Brussels?

    Catalonia: But what is Carles Puigdemont to Brussels?

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    After Catalonia's regional parliament proclaimed independence from Spain in a secret ballot on Friday the Spanish government fired the government and regional police chief, dissolved the legislature and called the early election. Before this, the region had one of the greatest levels of self-government in Spain. The prosecutor's announcement in Madrid came as Catalonia's civil servants returned to work for the first time since Spain imposed direct control on Friday.
  • 25 killed as Somalia hotel siege ends

    25 killed as Somalia hotel siege ends

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    Fighting continued to rage inside the hotel and police said the death toll was likely to rise. Nairobi-based think-tank Sahan Research reports that previous year alone 723 people were killed in 395 bomb attacks, although not all are attributed to al-Qaida.
  • Follow these Halloween safety tips while trick-or-treating

    Follow these Halloween safety tips while trick-or-treating

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    When planning a costume , consider an option that is reflective and bright. Make sure all costumes are flame retardant, avoid walking too close to open fires, candles and jack-o-lanterns. "That's common Halloween etiquette that they're not participating, and go to those homes that are." says Calhoun. Never cross between parked cars , and never walk diagonally across an intersection.
  • We are a nation that still believes in unity: PM Modi

    We are a nation that still believes in unity: PM Modi

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    Highlighting the contribution of Patel, Mr. Modi said: "Using his skills, and determination Sardar Patel saved India from the problems that emerged soon after Partition. Hockey player Sardar Singh said "Run for Unity" is a commendable initiative to showcase country's unity and integrity. "Tributes to former PM Mrs Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary", Modi tweeted.
  • South Korea, China to hold talks

    South Korea, China to hold talks

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    The ministry's statement repeated China's objection to the anti-missile system being deployed in South Korea but said both nations attached great importance to their relationship and were willing to push forward on developing a cooperative partnership.
  • Aussies exempt from foreign house buyers ban

    Aussies exempt from foreign house buyers ban

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    Parker and Ardern said they had been advised that New Zealand could ban foreigners from buying existing houses and not contravene New Zealand's existing Free Trade Agreement with South Korea, a statement in direct opposition to what the previous National Government had said.
  • Safeer Karim (IPS) booked for cheating at UPSC Mains

    Safeer Karim (IPS) booked for cheating at UPSC Mains

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    The IPS was identified as Safeer Karim who is now posted at ASP at Nanguneri. Karim reportedly used a bluetooth device to write the exam as his wife dictated him answers over a phone from Hyderabad. "He had also cleared the CAT exam", said a police source. The UPSC mains exams is now being held at 24 cities across the country. According to the report, friends told investigators that after Karim met with an accident recently and failed police fitness tests, he believed he was left with no ...
  • Five Fun Images Show How the White House Prepares for Halloween

    Five Fun Images Show How the White House Prepares for Halloween

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    The White House would now be better described as "The Haunted House". "Fog will fill the air, and the trees and south facade will be lit with different colors throughout the night", the White House said in a statement. 'The People's House @ WhiteHouse is ready to celebrate #Halloween2017 , ' she wrote alongside the photo. The Telegraph reports that the trick-or-treaters received individual gift bags containing presidential M&Ms, a home-baked cookie and other sweets.
  • Saudis want to topple me, says Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani

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    Following talks with Qatari officials in Doha, Mnuchen said the two countries had agreed to "substantially increasing the sharing of information on terrorist financiers", with "greater emphasis on charitable and money service business sectors in Qatar", according to the statement.
  • Burnley's Dyche not distracted by Everton links

    Burnley's Dyche not distracted by Everton links

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    Rafa Benitez's Magpies are now 8th in the league and their recent form shows they have lost one of their last five games, winning last week 1-0 against Crystal Palace. It was visiting midfielder Jonjo Shelvey who had the first genuine shot on target as his long-range effort was caught by Burnley 'keeper Nick Pope .
  • Korea, China Police Authorities Resume Exchanges

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    The North conducted its second through sixth nuclear tests under Mt. Mantap in Pygunggye-ri, 80 km from the North Korea-China border. "What experts are telling me, though, is that there might be a missile test by North Korea while President Trump is traveling", Kumar said.
  • Immigrations Minister: PNG, Australia have Unresolved Issues on Manus Detention Centre

    Immigrations Minister: PNG, Australia have Unresolved Issues on Manus Detention Centre

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    PNG Immigration Minister Petrus Thomas said late on Sunday that Australia will remain responsible for the welfare of the men that have been detained in the Australian-funded centre for more than four years. Thomas said of those transferred to Manus under Australia's tough policies, almost 600 had returned home voluntarily, seven were deported and five had died - leaving 610 genuine refugees and 201 non-refugees on the island.