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They said before the train came to a halt, its end coaches started making a rattling sound. Railways spokesperson Smita Vats Sharma said that this was not a scheduled commercial run. Most people feel it has failed. There was an issue of communication between the last basic unit of 4 coaches and the rest of the train probably due to some external hit.
  • United Kingdom could accept Brexit backstop assurances outside of divorce deal - diplomats

    United Kingdom could accept Brexit backstop assurances outside of divorce deal - diplomats

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    But this backing evaporated Thursday, when May's motion urging endorsement of her continued negotiations was defeated by 303 votes to 258 with almost a quarter of Tory MPs, 67, abstaining and five voting against her deal. He said: "What we learned from the vote this evening is not very much". During an update to MPs on Tuesday, the prime minister sought to buy more time for negotiations with Brussels, saying they should hold their nerve while she tries to make the changes to the backstop ...
  • Aurora, Ill., gunman was sacked before deadly shooting, police say

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    Six police officers were also injured in the shooting, but none of their injuries are life-threatening. He was able to buy the Smith and Wesson.40-caliber handgun on March 11, 2014, because he was issued a firearm owner's identification card two months earlier after passing an initial background check.
  • Saudi crown prince heads for Pakistan amid India tensions

    Saudi crown prince heads for Pakistan amid India tensions

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    The Saudi Prince has previously been linked with buying United past year but sources insisted the club is not for sale, especially after Bin Salman became embroiled over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Cash-strapped and in need of friends, Pakistan welcomed the crown prince with open arms and in grandiose fashion, including sending fighter jets to guide his incoming plane once it entered Pakistani airspace.
  • Disgraced former USA cardinal Theodore McCarrick defrocked over sex abuse allegations

    Disgraced former USA cardinal Theodore McCarrick defrocked over sex abuse allegations

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    Responding to Pope Francis's decision to expel the former Archbishop of Washington DC from the priesthood for sexually abusing children and seminarians, Ms Collins said this should be the action taken toward any cleric who abuses. July 28 - Pope Francis accepts the resignation of McCarrick from the College of Cardinals and suspends him from the exercise of any public ministry.
  • US Asked Japan's Abe to Nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

    US Asked Japan's Abe to Nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

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    He said , "I thus decline comment". You may recall last may when President Trump talked frequently about deserving the Nobel Peace Prize . The situation on the Korean Peninsula saw a significant improvement past year, with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un boosting ties with Seoul and holding a historic summit with Trump in Singapore in June.
  • Backed Syria force says IS territorial defeat is near

    Backed Syria force says IS territorial defeat is near

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    President Donald Trump said the White House will make an announcement about Syria and the fight against ISIS by the end of Saturday. The Kurdish-led SDF fighters are busy clearing improvised explosives from the area while staying on the lookout for any IS suicide bombers, he added.
  • Nigeria election 2019: Observers urge calm after delay

    Nigeria election 2019: Observers urge calm after delay

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    A staggered election "would harm public perception of elections as free, fair and credible", Yakubu said. They warned that election apathy could follow. His statement appealed for calm and stressed that his administration does not interfere in the commission's work. In separate interviews with the British Broadcasting Corporation, the National Chairman of APC , Adams Oshiomhole; and Campaign Director of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, Rabiu Kwankwaso, had said they would proceed ...
  • Mueller recommends 19+ year sentence for Manafort

    Mueller recommends 19+ year sentence for Manafort

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    Manafort was one of the first people in Trump's orbit to face criminal charges as part of Mueller's investigation into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation to tilt the 2016 presidential election in his favor. Manafort's legal team had disputed Mueller's claim that he broke the plea deal. Mueller's team said on Friday Manafort had resorted to crime despite having had "every opportunity to succeed".
  • Thousands of Venezuela volunteers begin preparing U.S. aid entry amid blockade

    Thousands of Venezuela volunteers begin preparing U.S. aid entry amid blockade

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    Three U.S. military cargo planes delivered several dozen more tons of food assistance to Cucuta . The European Union must recognise Venezuelan congress leader Juan Guaido as the president of the South American country, U.S. The announcement came as tons of USA food aid was piling up along the border. Saturday's shipment was accompanied by a delegation led by Mark Green, head of the US Agency for International Development.
  • Senate confirms William Barr as USA attorney general

    Senate confirms William Barr as USA attorney general

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    William Barr , pictured during a meeting on Capitol Hill on January 9, has been confirmed as the next attorney general of the United States. Once Sessions resigned and Matt Whitaker was installed as acting attorney general, Whitaker has overseen the probe.
  • Strong storm brings damage - and snow - to Hawaii

    Strong storm brings damage - and snow - to Hawaii

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    Sam Lemmo, administrator of Hawaii's Department of Land and Natural Resources ( DLNR ) said forecasters "are calling this an unprecedented event and we concur that we rarely if ever have seen the combination of record high onshore waves, coupled with gale force winds".
  • Who Wore It Best: Trump Vs. Ocasio-Cortez

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    Currently, US residents in that top bracket pay 37%. "It was such an incredible David & Goliath story when she beat Crowley in the primary battle, and I think she actually embodies the kind of politician that the people who built this country intended.She's the embodiment of inspiring change".
  • Pence says Congress should expel Ilhan Omar over antisemitic tweet

    Pence says Congress should expel Ilhan Omar over antisemitic tweet

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    Omar's "tweets were a disgrace [and] her apology was inadequate". "Listening and learning, but standing strong", Omar wrote on a post. As one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, Omar has faced Islamaphobic bigotry in her first few weeks in office and has repeatedly denounced discrimination against Jews.
  • Saudi investment is ‘bilateral’: Qureshi

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    As the son of Saudi King Salman, whose formal title is the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques (in Mecca and Medina), the crown prince was there to inspect the construction work underway to renovate and expand the big complex surrounding the Kaaba.
  • NASA astronaut Mark Kelly launches Senate campaign

    NASA astronaut Mark Kelly launches Senate campaign

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    Kelly is the husband of former Rep. "It becomes pretty obvious pretty early when you get into space that we're all in this together", Kelly said in the video . Since Giffords was shot in a failed assassination attempt in 2011, Democrats have pushed Kelly to run for various political offices. I learned a lot from being a pilot in the Navy.
  • Australia to reopen Christmas Island detention centre

    Australia to reopen Christmas Island detention centre

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    Australia's conservative minority government suffered a monumental political defeat on Tuesday, becoming the first administration in almost a century to lose a vote on major legislation and fuelling calls for a snap election. "We just wouldn't have the capacity here to deal with people coming here for medical reasons", Shire of Christmas Island CEO David Price told national broadcaster ABC , adding they do not have the specialists to deal with serious mental health problems.
  • Top U.S. Admiral in Middle East Warns of Growing Iranian Threat

    Top U.S. Admiral in Middle East Warns of Growing Iranian Threat

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    Last year, Iran cracked down on protests over poor living standards in over 80 cities and towns that posed the most serious challenge to its clerical leadership since a 2009 revolt over disputed elections. "There are always people who can not travel to Iran for different occasions, like wedding parties or funerals, and are forced to use FaceTime in order to be in touch with their families".
  • Former White House aide who wrote expose sues Donald Trump

    Former White House aide who wrote expose sues Donald Trump

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    Cliff Sims , the former White House staffer who wrote, " Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House ", is reportedly suing President Donald Trump , according to a The New York Times report published Monday. "It's our understanding from sources that the president was consulted and instructed the campaign should proceed with the arbitration", Zaid said .
  • Suspect in chair-throwing video turns herself in

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    On Monday, a video circulated around social media appearing to show a blonde woman, wearing all black, toss a chair off the balcony of the window of a building in Toronto. "It was grossly irresponsible behaviour that could have caused serious injury and death". The chairs landed near the front entrance of the towering condo, but there were no reports of injuries.
  • At least 20 Guard personnel killed in Iran bombing

    At least 20 Guard personnel killed in Iran bombing

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    A suicide auto bomb targeted a bus carrying members of the Guards, the Guards said in a statement on Wednesday. Images after the blast published by semi-official news agencies showed the explosion tore the bus apart, as passers-by used the light of their cellphones to illuminate the debris.
  • Netanyahu invokes 'war' on Iran at Warsaw summit, then quickly backtracks

    Netanyahu invokes 'war' on Iran at Warsaw summit, then quickly backtracks

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    It referred to a meeting between Netanyahu and Oman's foreign affairs minister Yusuf bin Alawi. Leading European countries Germany and France opted not to send their foreign ministers over concerns the meeting could highlight big-power tensions over Washington's decision a year ago to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and re-impose sanctions against Tehran.
  • Five killed in shooting in eastern Texas

    Five killed in shooting in eastern Texas

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    Ashley Delaney's mother was found alive and locked in a bedroom, according to Lyons. The sheriff did not release details about the shooting or the identities of the victims. local time at a pavilion about a mile from the scene. She told authorities she hid in a bedroom and wasn't hurt. Investigators have not labeled the incident a murder-suicide, however, they say they are not looking for any suspects.