• Piyush Goyal hits out at Rahul Gandhi over fundamental issues
Piyush Goyal hits out at Rahul Gandhi over fundamental issues

How can someone just declare himself the Prime Minister? Such is the arrogance of the " naamdhaar ". She is more Indian than many, many Indians I have seen. "My mother has sacrificed for this country, she has suffered for this country and it shows the quality of the prime minister when he makes these types of comments".

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  • Mormon church severs ties with Boy Scouts after 105 years
Mormon church severs ties with Boy Scouts after 105 years

This week, the organization announced it would admit girls to the traditional boy-oriented program and change its name to Scouts BSA . The news comes days after the Scouts announced it is changing its name to Scouts BSA to reflect its decision to allow girls to join .

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  • Seven Indians working for power company abducted in Afghanistan
Seven Indians working for power company abducted in Afghanistan

The engineers were travelling to a government-run power station in a minibus when they and their Afghan driver were stopped and abducted, Baghlan police spokesman Zabihullah Shuja said. "We are aware of the abduction of Indian nationals from Baghlan province in Afghanistan ", the statement said. Those abducted were working with KEC, an RPG group...

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  • George Zimmerman charged with stalking private eye working on Trayvon Martin documentary
George Zimmerman charged with stalking private eye working on Trayvon Martin documentary

Zimmerman's arraignment is scheduled for later this month on May 30. Citing a sheriff's report, the AP reported that the investigator contacted Zimmerman previous year on behalf of filmmaker Michael Gasparro, who's making a Jay Z-produced documentary about Martin.

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  • Trump won't attend US Embassy opening in Jerusalem
Trump won't attend US Embassy opening in Jerusalem

The embassy will be officially relocated from Tel Aviv on May 14, upgrading the status of an existing U.S. consulate in southern Jerusalem. Israeli police had not received information of any specific warnings, Rosenfeld said, but security forces were "taking into consideration the period we're going to be in and other events, including Jerusalem ...

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  • President Trump weighs in on W. Va. Senate race
President Trump weighs in on W. Va. Senate race

Evan Jenkins and state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey . Blankenship also said he had resurrected the GOP in West Virginia. " Don Blankenship ... Following the president's tweet, Mr. Blankenship didn't try to distance himself from Mr. Trump, who remains wildly popular in West Virginia and won the state by more than 40 percentage points in...

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  • First Lady of the United States Melania Trump unveils her formal platform
First Lady of the United States Melania Trump unveils her formal platform

Trump has participated in during her time as first lady, her focus will be the overall well-being of children", the first lady's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham told CNN . The first lady plans said she will travel as part of the initiative. Her choice was ridiculed nearly immediately, given her husband's longtime habit of calling people names on...

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  • Azkals grouped with South Korea, China, Kyrgyzstan in 2019 AFC Asian Cup
Azkals grouped with South Korea, China, Kyrgyzstan in 2019 AFC Asian Cup

Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri on Sunday said that the country should play more global matches away from home and against much stronger opponents in the next six months if it is to do well in the AFC Asian Cup tournament. The top 24 teams from all over Asia, including hosts UAE, were drawn into six groups of four teams each. The count...

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  • Opposition supporters rally across Russia, Navalny detained at unsanctioned protest in Moscow
Opposition supporters rally across Russia, Navalny detained at unsanctioned protest in Moscow

Navalny, who was barred from running in the election against Putin on what he says was a false pretext, was detained soon after showing up on Moscow's central Pushkinskaya Square where young people chanted " Russia without Putin " and "Down with the Tsar".

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  • Koreas abruptly unite for table tennis
Koreas abruptly unite for table tennis

The three-woman team - two players from the south, one from the north - lost to Japan 3-0 in the semi-finals but secured the bronze medal since the event had no third-place game. When the athletes appeared on court, the public address system announced that there was no North and no South, but Korea. In 1972, a year after the so-called "ping pon...

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  • Facebook Considering Ad-Free Subscription Service
Facebook Considering Ad-Free Subscription Service

On Wednesday however, Cambridge Analytica announced its closure in a statement on its website and claimed it had been "vilified" for activities that are legal and considered a standard component of online advertising. Cambridge said it had been losing clients and facing mounting legal fees in the wake of the scandal. In 2016, Prince was also th...

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  • White House delays decision on tariffs
White House delays decision on tariffs

But it chose to limit the delay to 30 days. Trump has acknowledged that American markets and farmers could face "a little pain" but that the country would be better off in the long term. "It is important and it was right that the European Union and USA have had close talks.in the last few weeks", spokesman Steffen Seibert said, adding it was impo...

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  • It Seems Mueller Just Doubled His Witness List For Manafort's Trial
It Seems Mueller Just Doubled His Witness List For Manafort's Trial

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III grilled the special counsel's team for almost an hour, questioning their "unfettered power" to prosecute and their desire to "tighten the screws" on Manafort, according to NBC's Ken Dilanian . Manafort is charged with tax and bank fraud. 'We are not separate from the Justice Department'. "You believe that? Th...

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  • Migrant caravan: Lawyers and judges sent to US-Mexico border
Migrant caravan: Lawyers and judges sent to US-Mexico border

Twenty-eight caravan members were accepted for processing Monday and Tuesday by U.S. border inspectors at San Diego's San Ysidro crossing, an official with U.S. Half of the Central Americans from the so-called "immigrant caravan" have been allowed to apply for asylum in the USA, according to lawyers on the scene.

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  • Emergency Services Address Triple Zero Line Outage
Emergency Services Address Triple Zero Line Outage

NSW emergency services moved quickly to reassure people they are still responding to alerts but noted the interruptions hadn't been resolved. "We are deeply sorry for the interruptions". South Australia Police issued similar advice as to the number to be called. However, an issue occurred with the routing of some traffic which resulted in intermi...

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  • Caputo on Mueller interview
Caputo on Mueller interview

He is reportedly to be replaced by Emmet Flood, a Republican defense lawyer who represented Clinton during his impeachment proceedings. President Trump's legal team appears divided over whether to grant an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller or whether to resist.

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  • World Press Freedom Day rally in Kathmandu
World Press Freedom Day rally in Kathmandu

The 25th celebration was held at the University of Papua New Guinea, by the Creative Arts and Journalism and Public Relations strands of the Melanesian Institute of Arts and Communication, to recognize the work of the media. "Legislation to protect independent journalism and plurality of viewpoints must be adopted to shape opinions". From the Pac...

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  • Vancouver can accommodate Amazon's hiring needs; computer systems prof
Vancouver can accommodate Amazon's hiring needs; computer systems prof

Amazon's current Boston technology employees mostly work on Alexa, Amazon Web Services and Audible, the company said. It was a day of talking commerce for the prime minister, who attended an announcement about Amazon's expansion in Vancouver and said innovation will help drive economic growth and improve the lives of middle-class Canadians.

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  • John Kelly denies calling Trump an 'idiot'
John Kelly denies calling Trump an 'idiot'

Immediately after the material Kelly made a statement that the publication is "utter nonsense". "NBC's post, with a list of four authors (Carol E. Lee, Courtney Kube, Kristen Welker and Stephanie Ruhle) cited four unnamed " officials " claiming to have witnessed Kelly calling Trump "'an idiot'" multiple times ".

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  • 20 killed in northeast Nigeria mosque blasts
20 killed in northeast Nigeria mosque blasts

The state Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Ahmad Sajoh, had confirmed that the 56 injuried persons severely injured were on admission in hospital. The blasts bore the hallmarks of Islamist militant group Boko Haram and follow Thursday's attack by the jihadist group on Maiduguri, the capital of neighbouring Borno state, which killed four pe...

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  • Syria government, rebels reach evacuation deal in southern Damascus: State media
Syria government, rebels reach evacuation deal in southern Damascus: State media

The announcement comes almost two weeks into the government's campaign to oust Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) group fighters from the capital's southern suburbs, including the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk. The Palestinian refugee population of Yarmouk had dwindled from around 160,000 in 2011 to just 6,000 last month, according to Unit...

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  • Rohingya refugees demand justice as United Nations visits Burma, Bangladesh
Rohingya refugees demand justice as United Nations visits Burma, Bangladesh

There is no magic solution to Rohingya crisis, the visiting United Nations' Security Council delegation said today after paying a much-anticipated visit to refugee camps in Cox's Bazar. Last November, however, the council issued a statement condemning the violence in Rakhine. The prime minister also said the repatriation process of the Rohingya...

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  • 200 missiles destroyed in Syria were meant to strike Israel
200 missiles destroyed in Syria were meant to strike Israel

The Syrian army said late Sunday that "enemy" rockets had struck several military bases in the Hama and Aleppo countryside in what it said was new "aggression" by its enemies, state television said. Alaeddin Boroujerdi, a senior Iranian member of parliament, met Assad on Monday and said Tehran would keep military advisers in Syria until the war...

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  • Israeli Soldiers Kill 7 Palestinians in Gaza over the Weekend
Israeli Soldiers Kill 7 Palestinians in Gaza over the Weekend

He also said that the USA administration had urged the Palestinian leadership to return to the negotiating table with Israel , going on to state that the U.S. "One of the ways to confront Iran is to provoke inexperienced rulers of the region", he said, in an apparent reference to Saudi Arabia's 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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  • Feels great to hear Indian music on foreign soil: PM Modi
Feels great to hear Indian music on foreign soil: PM Modi

PM Modi was seen off by Chinese Vice Foreign Minister, Kong Xuanyou and Chinese Ambassador to India , Luo Zhaohui and other officials at Wuhan airport. "Positive communication among great powers has injected positive factors into regional and world peace and stability", he said. India and China agreed on a number of issues during the Wuhan m...

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  • GOP-led House panel clears Trump campaign in Russian Federation probe
GOP-led House panel clears Trump campaign in Russian Federation probe

Trump - who habitually blasts the Mueller probe as a "witch hunt - took the House report as vindication". The House panel final report, which Republicans said was based on interviews with 73 witnesses and a review of over 300,000 documents, came out with little surprise since Republicans on the committee in March issued a one-page summary of thei...

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  • James Comey Is 'Embarrassed And Ashamed' Of The Republican Party
James Comey Is 'Embarrassed And Ashamed' Of The Republican Party

His account of his interactions with Trump adds up to a case that the former real estate magnate is morally unfit to be President - but is also an unusually needy person - a depiction that is staggering in its frankness. "Coming here and learning about how Comey's actions affected the election, how his interactions with President Trump influenc...

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  • Israel Mulls Building 'Trump Town' for Foreign Embassies in Jerusalem
Israel Mulls Building 'Trump Town' for Foreign Embassies in Jerusalem

The president also repeated his claim that he had been prepared to sign his approval for a $1 billion embassy construction project in Jerusalem . Trump said ultimately he authorized the spending of $300,000-$400,000 on the project. "I had my name half-signed and I noticed the figure and I never got to the word 'Trump "'. The president said ...

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  • Trump Actually Just Said Name-Calling Is a 'Disgrace'
Trump Actually Just Said Name-Calling Is a 'Disgrace'

Trump's approval rating is among the highest - "should resign". The allegations were made public by Sen. "They're trying to destroy a man". Jackson withdrew his nomination on Thursday after the allegations were reported . "What are we left to believe, that this man was a fantastic doctor worthy of being promoted in the Navy - an all-around...

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  • HUD rent proposal could hurt low-income residents in WNY
HUD rent proposal could hurt low-income residents in WNY

He later visited three homeless centers in Las Vegas, including a center for homeless youth, where he met with staff and residents. A 5-percent yearly increase in public housing rent would amount to $600 of that $12,000. "The way we calculate the level of assistance to our families is archaic and has perverse consequences, like discouraging these r...

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  • EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps
EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

The Environmental Protection Agency chief is in the hot seat today, facing lawmakers while investigators and ethics watchdogs and continue to scrutinize his lavish expenditures. "I'm not doing this to hassle you". But it's worth noting that, if the two had a chance to rule on increasingly beleaguered EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's futur...

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  • Senate Confirms Richard Grenell as Ambassador to Germany
Senate Confirms Richard Grenell as Ambassador to Germany

After an outcry from USA allies, Trump granted a temporary exemption to key partners, including Canada and the European Union. Germany expects Washington to impose punitive tariffs on European Union aluminium and steel imports from May 1, a government source said Thursday, hours before Chancellor Angela Merkel was to head for the United States....

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  • Boston Celtics: 3 factors that will decide the series vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Boston Celtics: 3 factors that will decide the series vs. Milwaukee Bucks

The initial target for Smart was to play in either Game 6 or 7, but a Game 5 appearance would not come as a surprise anymore given the questionable tag he received from the team. Malcolm Brogdon's three-pointer gave the Bucks a 102-100 lead before Boston's Al Horford made two free throws to equalize. According to Basketball Reference, Boston...

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  • US Environmental Agency Chief Bans Use of Confidential Scientific Studies
US Environmental Agency Chief Bans Use of Confidential Scientific Studies

The move reflects a broader effort already underway to change how the agency conducts and uses science to guide its work. The proposal must undergo a 30-day public comment period once it's published online, among other things, before it is finalized.

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  • Nashville Waffle House Reopens After Deadly Shooting, Sales Going To Victims' Families
Nashville Waffle House Reopens After Deadly Shooting, Sales Going To Victims' Families

Turley added, "He just seemed too passive a person". "He said, "we'll look into it" but apparently they didn't". He is also facing four counts of attempted murder and one count of unlawful gun possession in the commission of a violent felony.

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