• 11-year-old 'starving' Simdega girl died of malaria, says deputy commissioner

    11-year-old 'starving' Simdega girl died of malaria, says deputy commissioner

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    More than 360 million Indians - almost one-third of its 1.25 billion people - live below the poverty line and are entitled to access food rations under government schemes. The victim's mother Koyali Devi said: "The PDS shop struck out names from the ration list". It is being alleged that millions of people in the state have been struck off the ration card rolls because they are not Aadhaar linked.
  • Poll Puts Gillespie in the Lead in Virginia

    Poll Puts Gillespie in the Lead in Virginia

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    Northam holds 48% while Gillespie holds 44% - Libertarian Cliff Hyra polled at 3%, while 5% remain undecided . She says they hope to reduce the 4.2-percent error margin closer to 3-percent. "In last week's debate, Northam made a specific appeal to voters in the western part of the state on issues such as education and healthcare; it doesn't appear to have worked", Murray said.
  • Clinton Foundation Won't Return $250000 From Harvey Weinstein

    Clinton Foundation Won't Return $250000 From Harvey Weinstein

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    Weinstein's contributions to the Clinton Foundation totaled between $100,000 and $250,000, and the last contribution came in 2014, the spokesperson told the Daily Mail . Helping women is a stated goal of the Clinton Foundation as well, though former President Bill Clinton's legal defense fund received a $10,000 donation from Weinstein during the height of the impeachment effort against the president in 1998.
  • Spurs' coach Popovich calls Trump 'soulless coward'

    Spurs' coach Popovich calls Trump 'soulless coward'

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    Trump said Monday that he'd written letters to the families of soldiers killed in an October 4 ambush in Niger and planned to call them, crediting himself with honoring the dead properly. "This has of course been a common practice of his, but to do it in this manner - to lie about how previous presidents responded to the death of soldiers - is as low as it gets".
  • Federal Investigators Fault Pilot For Hot Air Balloon Crash That Killed 16

    Federal Investigators Fault Pilot For Hot Air Balloon Crash That Killed 16

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    Hot air balloon pilots are not required to have a medical certificate. "The pilot's poor decisions were his and his alone", said NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt during the board's meeting on Tuesday. Sixteen people, including Nichols, were killed, making it the deadliest hot air balloon crash in US history. The NTSB also cited the FAA's lack of oversight of potentially risky commercial balloon operations.
  • Donald Trump urges Hillary to run in 2020

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    Clinton, who was promoting her new campaign memoir overseas, was asked about the ways to resist the White House. She said she regularly goes after the president both online and off. I hope. Hillary, please run again. 'No, I'm not going to run again, ' the former Democratic candidate told a host on BBC Radio 4 . Trump also tweeted Monday morning that he hoped Clinton would run again.
  • Senators reach deal to continue Obamacare insurance subsidy payments

    Senators reach deal to continue Obamacare insurance subsidy payments

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    Alexander and Murray have tried to negotiate a plan that would require Republicans to agree to fund CSRs if Democrats agreed to allow states to offer some insurance plans that did not comply with some Obamacare regulations. However, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., would not commit to bringing the bill up for a vote, as Murray and Alexander seek enough support to ensure it could pass.
  • Body of missing 6-year-old boy found in trash

    Body of missing 6-year-old boy found in trash

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    Tuesday, searchers found Dayvid Pakko's body inside a trash bin at the apartment complex where he lived. W in Lynnwood, Washington. The sheriff's office said Dayvid was under adult supervision while he was at home, but did not say who he was with.
  • Serious assault, The Gap

    Serious assault, The Gap

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    The 64-year-old grandmother was nearby and a large knife was found at the scene. The child was taken in a critical condition to Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, where he underwent surgery. "We're used to going to trauma but it's always probably the most affecting job you can go to, one involving a child", he said. "I don't know her very well but it doesn't seem like, it's very uncharacteristic - well - completely uncharacteristic", she said.
  • RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead in Ludhiana

    RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead in Ludhiana

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    He was the sangh pracharak at Mohan Shakha, RSS. His murder marks the fifth such incident in the past three years wherein a right-wing leader in Punjab has been attacked. According to RSS, 65 of their cadres and BJP workers have been killed between 2000 and 2017 in Kerala. Previously, Jagdish Gagneja who was the in-charge of Punjab RSS was shot dead in Jalandhar in the year 2016.
  • Trump should let United States oil firms into Iran, minister says

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    Iraq is the second-biggest oil producer in OPEC. Oil prices settle at a almost three-week high on Monday, as increased tensions in the Middle East raised concerns over global crude supplies. Last time we saw this, it cut off 1 million bpd of supplies. International Brent crude futures LCOc1 climbed 64 cents to $57.81 a barrel, while the US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures CLc1 were improved 44 cents to touch $51.89, reported Reuters.
  • Lindsey Graham: Rand Paul has 'bad info' on tax reform plan

    Lindsey Graham: Rand Paul has 'bad info' on tax reform plan

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    Asked about an analysis from the left-leaning Wisconsin Budget Project that shows the top 1 percent of Wisconsin earners would receive 61 percent of the total value of the tax cut, Ryan said he hadn't seen the study. Senator John McCain also said he would support the budget resolution. But Ryan said Monday he believes Congress will "nail the landing at the end of the year" and pass the $6 trillion tax overhaul package.
  • Gerrie Nel to pursue private prosecution against Duduzane Zuma for culpable homicide

    Gerrie Nel to pursue private prosecution against Duduzane Zuma for culpable homicide

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    Instead of going after Number One, he's set his sights on Number One's son, Duduzane Zuma . In August 2015, despite these findings, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) decided that it would not prosecute Zuma. He resigned in January to join a civic group that plans to bring private prosecutions in criminal cases that the state opts not to pursue. Tuson said AfriForum can take the matter on review‚ if the NPA intervenes and tries to stall the prosecution.
  • National School Bus Safety Week Observed in Wichita

    National School Bus Safety Week Observed in Wichita

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    It is illegal to pass any school bus that is stopped and operating a visual signal - either flashing red lights or a stop sign. This morning KAKE News rode with Lt. Kansas State law says you need to stop in both directions when the stop sign is extended and lights are flashing. According to PennDOT, 730 motorists were convicted of violating Pennsylvania's school bus stopping law in 2016.
  • IL ranks 29th in tax climate for business

    IL ranks 29th in tax climate for business

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    A sales tax increase from 5 percent to 5.5 percent in 2014 dipped the state's rank to 33rd but it rebounded to 30th previous year. States with simple, transparent and neutral tax systems did well in the rankings, while states with complicated tax systems did poorly.
  • United States delegation in Turkey over visa spat

    United States delegation in Turkey over visa spat

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    The idea of discussions between Turkish and U.S. officials on regional developments and bilateral ties was actually set during a meeting between President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and U.S. Bozdag said the US envoys would hold talks with officials from Turkey's foreign affairs, justice and interior ministries. The crisis coincided with the planned replacement of U.S.