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The Chinese auto giants, Geely, have announced that they have purchased flying vehicle developers, Terrafugia . And I have no doubt the number of itchy scalps will grow tenfold now that the deal is done. "This is an extremely exciting sector and we believe Terrafugia is ideally positioned to change the mobility as we now understand it and (we) herald the development of a new industry in doing so".
  • Italian GDP rises by 0.5% as expected - Euro looks strong

    Italian GDP rises by 0.5% as expected - Euro looks strong

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    Its economy expanded 0.4% quarter-on-quarter and 1.5% year-on-year. As a effect, analysts at Julius Baer expect the U.S. economy to outperform the eurozone in 2018 with 2.5% GDP growth, after being on par this year. Meanwhile, in Spain GDP growth was unchanged at 3.1% on the year - despite the political upheavals in Catalonia - and Portugal it slowed from 3.0% to 2.5%.
  • Israel deploys anti-rocket batteries amid high alert

    Israel deploys anti-rocket batteries amid high alert

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    The Israeli made the announcement on Monday, but did not elaborate on where the so-called Iron Dome batteries had exactly been installed. Other Iron Dome batteries were also reportedly moved to central Israel from the south of the country, where they normally protect against sporadic short-range rocket attacks.
  • Thousand Scientists Claim Human Damage on Earth Irreversible

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    The first warning was issued in 1992 when 1,700 members of the Union of Concerned Scientists argued that humans are "on a collision course with nature". The letter is being released as the UN Climate Change Conference is underway in Bonn, Germany, amid what organizers say is a renewed urgency due to extreme weather events like this year's hurricanes and wildfires.
  • Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Ishaq Dar

    Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Ishaq Dar

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    It is worth mentioning here that the accountability court had turned down Ishaq Dar's plea to get exemption from appearance on medical grounds during the previous hearing. He was indicted by the anti-corruption court in a graft reference in September on order of the Supreme Court in the Panama Papers Case verdict related to ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family's concealed offshore assets and companies.
  • Trump to nominate 'star' to lead HHS

    Trump to nominate 'star' to lead HHS

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    If the new HHS head is confirmed, he would take the seat of Tom Price, who had to step down in September in the midst of a scandal regarding his government-funded private charter flights for official and personal business. Mr. Azar was "active" in the 2000 Bush-Cheney campaign, he wrote in a Yale alumni student profile , and was tapped to serve as general counsel of HHS under Secretary Tommy Thompson during President George W.
  • 19-year-old dies in police officer-involved shooting, family says

    19-year-old dies in police officer-involved shooting, family says

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    The two incidents are connected, police said. Fall River police responded to a city industrial park for reports of "loud bangs and smoking cars" at about 11:37 p.m. Ruiz-Barreto died at Charlton Memorial Hospital, authorities said. WCVB will have more information when it becomes available. District Attorney Quinn's office said in a statement there will be no further comment on the shooting until the investigation is finished.
  • John Kelly Says He Doesn't Follow President Trump's Tweets

    John Kelly Says He Doesn't Follow President Trump's Tweets

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    Kelly, a retired Marine Corps general, said he focuses on his job instead of the content on Trump's Twitter account. "I find out about them". US President Donald Trump has the world on tenterhooks after tweeting a cryptic message vowing to make a "major statement" once he returns from his east Asian tour.
  • Police Shoot, Kill Suspect At NYC Shelter After Finding Stabbed Security Guards

    Police Shoot, Kill Suspect At NYC Shelter After Finding Stabbed Security Guards

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    Both women, Kathy Hope, 48, and Michelle Sutton, 29, according to the NY Daily News , were hospitalized. Police have released the identity of a man shot and killed by police in the Bronx Monday night. At that point, both officers discharged their firearms, striking the suspect multiple times. One female sustained a knife wound to her left arm, the other to her chest and arm.
  • It pays to flip off Trump's motorcade

    It pays to flip off Trump's motorcade

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    A GoFundMe account set up on behalf of Juli Briskman has raked in over $70,000 in donations since it was activated a week ago. The whole incident took place when Briskman was cycling through Sterling, Virginia in September and President Trump's motorcade passed her on the way to one of his golf courses.
  • ASI Hassan getting massage from a woman home guard

    ASI Hassan getting massage from a woman home guard

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    The suspension orders were issued after an inquiry conducted by the district Superintendent of Police SM Vijaya Kumar. In a similar fate, a video of a Telangana cop getting a full body massage by a lady home guard has gone viral, leaving the department red-faced.
  • Potential Fourth Victim of Tampa Serial Killer Found, Police Say

    Potential Fourth Victim of Tampa Serial Killer Found, Police Say

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    The most recent death is being treated as related to the other three murders, which remain unsolved, police said. Police did not immediately say whether or not they believed that the latest shooting was connected to the previous three murders, but said that they were treating it as such until they could prove differently.
  • Prisoner alleges Ram Rahim being given extra time to meet family

    Prisoner alleges Ram Rahim being given extra time to meet family

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    Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh , the millionaire self-styled Godman serving 20-year sentence in Rohtak's Sunaria Jail, is leading a lavish lifestyle and getting VIP treatment, alleges an ex-inmate. The "bling baba" who was convicted for raping two female followers by Panchkula's special court earlier in August, has been lodged in the Rohtak Jail ever since the sentencing.
  • Colleges launch website for faculty vote

    Colleges launch website for faculty vote

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    While faculty members picket at the Loyalist College entrance on Wallbridge-Loyalist Road in Belleville, the college's student government has been organizing daily get-togethers as a way to boost student morale. In Matthews opinion, the students, "have been in the middle of this strike for too long and it's just not fair". Matthews said she "will work with students and colleges starting immediately to develop the parameters of the fund".
  • The President Of The Philippines Sang A Love Song For Donald Trump

    The President Of The Philippines Sang A Love Song For Donald Trump

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    Trump repeatedly praised Duterte and emphasized the importance of trade between the two nations, but did not explicitly highlight human rights abuses , as many of his predecessors have done while traveling overseas. When the reporters asked Trump whether he would raise human rights at the meeting, Duterte replied with: "Whoa, whoa". "I just wanted to congratulate you because I am hearing of the unbelievable job on the drug problem", Trump said in the April 29 phone call .
  • Court allows Trump's travel ban to partially come into effect

    Court allows Trump's travel ban to partially come into effect

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    In a brief order on Monday, a three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit temporarily put on hold part of a lower court's decison, from a judge in Hawaii, that had almost completely blocked the government from enforcing the ban, the New York Times reported.
  • Rasgulla belongs to West Bengal, not Odisha

    Rasgulla belongs to West Bengal, not Odisha

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    The West Bengal claim was on the basis of historical facts that Bengal is the father of Rosgulla. "We are very happy and proud that #Bengal has been granted GI ( Geographical Indication) status for Rosogolla", she said. Bengal had stated at the GI registrar office that the Rosogulla found in Odisha was of a different kind since it varied in the shape and the colour. GIs are signs used on products that possess qualities or a reputation that are due to that origin.