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The government's decision to celebrate the day on November 10 a year ago had been criticised by the BJP and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), who termed the act of the Congress as "minority appeasement". Tipu was a ruler of the erstwhile kingdom of Mysore, who was considered an implacable enemy of the British East India Company. Hegde had stirred a hornet's nest after he requested the Karnataka government not to include his name in programme invitations for Tipu Jayanti celebrations.
  • Rep. Frederica Wilson misplays the race card

    Rep. Frederica Wilson misplays the race card

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    No mention was made of Wilson securing the building's funding. But if you didn't know and only had body language to work with could you spot the deception? Kelly said he was "stunned" by Democratic Rep. Said Johnson on Monday: "I heard him stumbling on trying to remember my husband's name, and that's what hurt me the most, because if my husband is out here fighting for our country and he risked his life for our country why can't you remember his name".
  • City becomes first in the U.S. to ban texting and walking

    City becomes first in the U.S. to ban texting and walking

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    People are banned from checking phones while crossing streets in Honolulu , Hawaii, a state of US. Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed the bill, also known as the " Distracted Walking Law " in July. Pedestrian deaths in the U.S. According to The New York Times , pedestrian fatalities totaled about 6,000 last year, a 10 percent increase from the previous year.
  • Sheffield Hallam MP Jared O'Mara suspended by Labour amid probe

    Sheffield Hallam MP Jared O'Mara suspended by Labour amid probe

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    Lucy Powell, the former shadow education secretary, and Lisa Nandy, the former shadow energy secretary, both said the Sheffield Hallam MP should have the party whip withdrawn pending the outcome of the investigation. 'There were some transphobic slurs in there, but he called me an ugly bitch, ' she said. "Well, the insults against me were this year - just months before he stood as an MP".
  • Actress Accuses George HW Bush of Sexual Assault

    Actress Accuses George HW Bush of Sexual Assault

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    The alleged incident occurred four years ago, as Lind posed for a photo with Bush while promoting her AMC series, " Turn: Washington's Spies ", MailOnline reported. Lind", the spokesman said in a statement to the New York Daily News . It seems to me a President's power is in his or her capacity to enact positive change, actually help people, and serve as a symbol of our democracy, ' her post explained.
  • Positive coach charged with sexual assault

    Positive coach charged with sexual assault

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    Bell allegedly sexually assaulted students without using protection , according to the state attorney's office, adding that they had not found that any of the victims tested positive for HIV. "The times of the charged casualties at the time the offenses were conferred run from 11 years of age to 17 years of age", the express lawyer's office said.
  • Singapore passport ranked 'world's most powerful'

    Singapore passport ranked 'world's most powerful'

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    Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Vanuatu. The Passport Index developed by Arton Capital ranks national passports by the cross-border access that they bring by assigning a "visa-free score", according to the number of countries a passport holder can visit visa-free or with visa on arrival.
  • Two dead in shooting at Grambling State

    Two dead in shooting at Grambling State

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    This is a developing story . Monquiarious Caldwell and Earl Andrews, both 23-year-olds from Farmerville, were shot outside two dorms around midnight Tuesday, the school's Communications Director Will Sutton told the New York Daily News .
  • Philippines accepts 5000 Kalashnikovs, ammunition from Russian Federation

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    Russian Federation handed over thousands of assault rifles to Duterte, as it celebrated its new partnership with a longtime USA military ally in Asia. "The fact that the Chinese and the Russians have provided some rifles, I'm not sure is really such a cause for concern for the United States". But the firebrand Duterte, 72, has loosened that 70-year alliance.
  • ECP rejects Imran Khan's request to disqualify Ayesha Gulalai

    ECP rejects Imran Khan's request to disqualify Ayesha Gulalai

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    In reply to a question, Imran Khan said that problems of people can not be resolved until local bodies system is improved. Conceding political infighting in the party over tickets for contesting the next polls, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan said the party would carefully allot tickets .
  • Emmanuel Macron's dog Nemo urinates during government meeting

    Emmanuel Macron's dog Nemo urinates during government meeting

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    The act was caught on camera by French TV station TF1, which was recording the discussion. In the video, Macron can be heard saying that Nemo has done something "quite exceptional". When the French president's dog Nemo needs to have a wee he doesn't care who's in the room . "You've triggered completely unusual behaviour in my dog", a laughing and seemingly embarrassed Macron replied, according to a BBC report.
  • Blow to Jagan's 'padayatra' plan as CBI court strikes down plea

    Blow to Jagan's 'padayatra' plan as CBI court strikes down plea

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    And November 2 is said to be an ideal date astrologically. Jagan's counsel G Ashok Reddy explained to the court that the leader of the opposition had taken up the padayatra to meet the people in. However, he can not seek exemption from future attendance. After the CBI court denied him exemption from personal attendance in court for six months, the opposition leader will be reportedly commencing his walkathon from November6.
  • Weather Service checking to confirm Carolinas tornadoes

    Weather Service checking to confirm Carolinas tornadoes

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    At least 98,000 homes and businesses lost power, forcing some schools to close Tuesday. The western part of North and SC was slammed by severe thunderstorms on Monday afternoon and evening. At times, the storms dumped up to 7 inches of rain per hour on parts of North Carolina, but by about 11:30 p.m., the only threat for severe weather that remained was in the far eastern counties.
  • Republicans Are Considering a Cosmetic Slap at Millionaires in Tax-Cut Plan

    Republicans Are Considering a Cosmetic Slap at Millionaires in Tax-Cut Plan

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    After keeping details closely held, House Republican leaders are hoping to introduce specific language for their tax-cut bill next week, but the process will stall immediately if they can't pass the budget resolution on Thursday. The Senate Joint Committee on Appropriations and Budget took up HB1035 shortly after the House committee adjourned late Tuesday afternoon. Jonathan Swan of Axios reports that Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee are exploring the possibility of ...
  • Trump won't change your 401(k) retirement plans

    Trump won't change your 401(k) retirement plans

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    President Donald Trump tweeted his opposition to such a change on Monday, saying 401 (k) tax deferment is a "great and popular middle class tax break". "It is absolutely the wrong direction". Trump's declaration is the first time he has weighed in specifically on this portion of the tax overhaul debate.
  • Governor Malloy: No Budget Document, No Meeting

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    The Senate hadn't officially scheduled a session vote as of Tuesday afternoon, but Duff and Senate President Pro Tempore Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven, said one could happen Wednesday. Malloy said without a line-by-line budget document, a meeting is pointless. Candelora said Malloy has made budget negotiations more hard. The Connecticut Post reports the plan will include a 45-cent tax on cigarettes, and a larger cap on annual spending increases.
  • Offaly areas need improvements to water treatment processes

    Offaly areas need improvements to water treatment processes

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    Otherwise, Kilkenny fared well in the report which found waste water treatment at 50 of Ireland's 185 large towns and cities fail to comply with standards set to prevent pollution and protect public health. Gerard O'Leary, director of the EPA's Office of Environmental Enforcement said: "Wastewater from over half our population failed to meet environmental standards".
  • Trump donor-linked firm gets $300m Puerto Rico contract

    Trump donor-linked firm gets $300m Puerto Rico contract

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    Puerto Rico and Whitefish Energy Holdings on Tuesday defended their $ 300 million contract for the small Montana company to fix the US territory's hurricane-ravaged power grid after the deal was criticized by USA lawmakers. SIEGEL: Such a big contract for such a small outfit has - you know, it seems quite unusual. JEA Chief Executive Paul McElroy said the company has committed assets for up to 90 days.
  • #CrimeStats: I am coming for you hard, Mbalula tells criminals

    #CrimeStats: I am coming for you hard, Mbalula tells criminals

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    He cautioned that he was aware that crime involves high emotions and that the statistics should not be seen just as pure numbers. McGluwa goes on to say that the high level of contact crimes and stock theft in this predominantly rural province furthermore emphasises the need to re-establish specialised units that will tackle specific crimes.
  • Unemployment lowest all year in Grant County

    Unemployment lowest all year in Grant County

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    The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation says initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits totaled 9,068 in September in the state. The biggest job gains came in trade, transportation and utilities, while jobs in professional and business services shrank. According to economist Bill Anderson, Nevada has added 32,300 jobs over the past 12 months.