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In Delhi, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader P. Muralidhar Rao told media persons that the party workers from different parts of the country were in the process of collecting food and medicines for the flood-affected people in Kerala , and these would dispatched to the state soon.
  • Vigil held for pregnant wife, daughters

    Vigil held for pregnant wife, daughters

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    According to her Facebook page, Shanann Watts and her family had strong ties to Passaic County. The bodies of Bella , 4, and Celeste, 3, were recovered later that day. The district attorney has until Monday to bring formal charges, at which point the arrest affidavit may be unsealed, revealing how Watts became a suspect.
  • China's Xiamen Airlines plane skids off runway at Manila's airport

    China's Xiamen Airlines plane skids off runway at Manila's airport

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    The emergency crew of the airport ground staff had initiated the evacuation of passengers. All 165 people on board were safely evacuated. The Xiamen Airlines plane was at the conclusion of a two-and-a-half-hour flight from the southern Chinese city of Xiamen when the incident reportedly took place.
  • B.C. government declares a state of emergency in wildfire response

    B.C. government declares a state of emergency in wildfire response

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    Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth made the announcement based on recommendations from members of the BC Wildfire Service and Emergency Management BC officials. Previous declarations were in 1996, 2003 and 2017, which lasted 10 weeks. The wildfires are expected to expand since the weather forecast is calling for continued hot and dry conditions and risks of thunderstorms across the province.
  • The Vatican Has Responded to the Pennsylvania Priest Abuse Scandal

    The Vatican Has Responded to the Pennsylvania Priest Abuse Scandal

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    Many are left to grapple with a serious question - who to believe? Robert Corby, now 83, said Tuesday. "For many of us, those earlier stories (of priest sex abuse) happened someplace else, someplace away". A trove of documents containing allegations and admissions of sexual abuse were kept locked up in what the church calls its "secret archives", with the only key in the bishop's hands.
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee laid to rest, daughter Namita lights funeral pyre

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee laid to rest, daughter Namita lights funeral pyre

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    Vajpayee, both a poet and a politician, died Thursday at age 93 in a New Delhi hospital. Top Indian politicians, including Rahul Gandhi of the opposition Congress party, and South Asian leaders including Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai, and Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, also attended the cremation.
  • Trump Wants Omarosa Arrested Over Her Tell-All New Book 'Unhinged'

    Trump Wants Omarosa Arrested Over Her Tell-All New Book 'Unhinged'

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    This writes the Agency Voice of America. In the conversation, held shortly after Manigault Newman was sacked late previous year, the president's daughter-in-law and top campaign staffer can be heard offering Manigault Newman a job with the Trump 2020 campaign, with the heavily implied stipulation that she would be prohibited from speaking negatively about her time in the White House or the administration going forward.
  • Manafort Judge Gives Jury Deliberation Instructions

    Manafort Judge Gives Jury Deliberation Instructions

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    The jury, deliberating in a room at the federal courthouse in Alexandria, sent a note on Thursday afternoon asking Ellis four questions including one about defining "reasonable doubt ". If convicted on all counts, he could spend the rest of his life in prison. He is broadly accused of hiding millions of dollars in profits made from representing Eastern European politicians, failing to pay taxes on that money, and then applying for bank loans fraudulently.
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu reaches Pakistan to attend Imran’s oath-taking ceremony

    Navjot Singh Sidhu reaches Pakistan to attend Imran’s oath-taking ceremony

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    Sidhu said it was Vajpayee who worked really hard for a cordial and harmonious relationship between India and Pakistan which was symbolized by the friendship bus service between Delhi and Lahore . Khan, 65, secured 176 votes out of the total 272 cast in polling in the lower house, while his opponent Shehbaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) got 96 votes, according to National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser.
  • Trump’s grand military parade postponed until next year

    Trump’s grand military parade postponed until next year

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    This announcement came hours after CNBC reported that the event could cost $92 million, up from the original estimate of $12 million. Critics say the government should not spend money on a costly display of troops and weapons when the Pentagon is struggling to cover the expenses of training, support and personnel.
  • Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

    Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

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    However, latest reports indicate at least 34 people were killed in the attack and 56 others have sustained injuries. The attack, which came at the end of more than a week of assaults that have left scores of Afghan troops and civilians dead, shows how militants are still able to stage large-scale attacks - even in the capital of Kabul - and undermine efforts by Afghan forces to provide security and stability on their own.
  • Australian politicians condemn call for a 'final solution' to ban Muslim migration

    Australian politicians condemn call for a 'final solution' to ban Muslim migration

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    There is no doubt in my mind that many migrants and especially Muslim-Australians woke up this morning deeply anxious, worried about the license Anning's speech gives to racist opportunists. "I am not going to apologise or regret anything that I say", he said. Hanson suggested that Anning did not write the speech, claiming it was written by an adviser named Richard Howard, who she said had previously worked as a military propaganda specialist before a stint as a One Nation staffer.
  • Tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Odisha Govt declares holiday tomorrow

    Tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Odisha Govt declares holiday tomorrow

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    Born on December 25, 1924, in Uttar Pradesh's Gwalior, Vajpayee was an Indian politician who served as the Prime Minister of India between 1996 and 2004 in three non-consecutive terms. Assocham President Sandeep Jajodia said Vajpayee's towering personality, vision for nation building and deep respect for democratic institutions would remain an inspiration for the present and coming generations.
  • Colorado Man Charged With Murder After Pregnant Wife, 2 Daughters Go Missing

    Colorado Man Charged With Murder After Pregnant Wife, 2 Daughters Go Missing

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    Christopher Watts , 33, could face three charges of murder and three charges of tampering with evidence. Police passed out flyers to passing motorists in Frederick on Wednesday afternoon in hopes of more information from the public. She said the two friends were supposed to meet later in the day, but Watts didn't answer her phone. In an interview with Today , Watts said he had last seen his wife early Monday morning, when she was arriving home from a business trip and he was headed to ...
  • Compound defendants to be released pending trial

    Compound defendants to be released pending trial

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    At the bond hearing for Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and four others, prosecutors presented a disturbing update about his son, 3-year-old Abdul Ghani , whose body was found buried on an apocalyptic-looking compound authorities raided last week. Leveille, who is a native of Haiti, was transferred to custody of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Tuesday, the Taos County Sheriff's Office said.
  • Trump signs US$716b defense authorization bill

    Trump signs US$716b defense authorization bill

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    A tit-for-tat over the F-35s could leave the USA and all other parties with stakes in the F-35 program short-suited, a much costlier bet than the $12 billion profit expected by participating Turkish firms. Separately, the NDAA authorizes spending $7.6 billion for 77 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets, made by Lockheed Martin Corp. Trump said the authorization of the defense spending bill will boost the size of the military.
  • The assassination of Kim Jong-nam

    The assassination of Kim Jong-nam

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    Judge Azmi Ariffin said the evidence presented in court since the trial started in October pointed to a "well-planned conspiracy" with a group of North Korean suspects who are still at large. "We were disappointed when the court ordered Siti to answer the charge against her even though we have adduced evidence to rebut the prosecution's case", Gooi said.
  • Trump blacklists critical ex-CIA chief Brennan

    Trump blacklists critical ex-CIA chief Brennan

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    President Trump has ordered former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance to be revoked. Brennan has been extremely critical and outspoken about the president's conduct, for example, calling Trump's performance at a joint press conference last month with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland " nothing short of treasonous ".
  • U.S. newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

    U.S. newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

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    Marjorie Pritchard, the deputy managing editor of the Globe who oversees the paper's editorial page, first called on newspapers earlier this month to publish editorials pushing back against the president's rhetoric toward the media, which she dubbed a " dirty war ".
  • Paul Manafort’s defense rests without calling a single witness

    Paul Manafort’s defense rests without calling a single witness

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    Such motions are routinely filed, but rarely granted. In asking the court for an acquittal, Manafort's lawyers argued that the evidence in the case was "insufficient" to convict him. Manafort faces a second trial next month in the District on charges of failing to register as a lobbyist for a foreign government and conspiring to tamper with witnesses.