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Corneli Sorabji was one of the nine children of the highly respected Sorabji Karsedji and his wife, Francina Ford. Sorabji, who was a bright student, was entitled to a scholarship for higher studies in England, which she was denied. This is the story of Cornelia Sorabji, an Indian woman who was not only a first Indian woman advocate, but also the very first woman to study at Oxford.
  • 3 dead after shooting in Northern California elementary school

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    Jeanine Quist, an administrative assistant with the Corning Union Elementary School District, says no one was killed at the school but a "number" of students were shot and wounded. "This guy has been insane, and he's been threatening us and everything". Flint says he had been shooting "hundreds of rounds" from large magazines.
  • Kremlin administration backs amendments on naming media as foreign agents

    Kremlin administration backs amendments on naming media as foreign agents

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    Russian MPs backed amendments that would allow global media that receive financing from overseas to be classified as "foreign agents", RIA Novosti news agency reported , a measure previously used only against NGOs. "We are talking about an opportunity for the executive-power bodies to take mirror measures against countries that are infringing upon Russian journalists' freedom of action and expression", RIA Novosti quoted Tolstoy as saying.
  • AP Top 25: Miami Up to No. 2 After Routing Notre Dame

    AP Top 25: Miami Up to No. 2 After Routing Notre Dame

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    That's exactly what Miami experienced against a bitter rival on Saturday, blowing the doors off of Hard Rock Stadium and beating Notre Dame 41-8. Last week's college football games lived up to the hype, packed with head-to-head matchups by AP Top 25 teams that resulted in upsets, a insane finish and surprising blowouts.
  • Mahindra Scorpio Facelift Launched in India for Rs 9.97 Lakh

    Mahindra Scorpio Facelift Launched in India for Rs 9.97 Lakh

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    Mahindra Scorpio facelift would be offered in five attractive colour options, namely, new Pearl White (Only in S11), Diamond White (Except S11), Napoli Black, D Sat Silver and Molten Red. Moreover, its new 6th generation Borg Warner Turbo Charger makes the drive peppy and responsive all through. Other safety features include dual front airbags, collapsible steering column & side intrusion beams, panic brake indication, engine immobilizer, Seat belt reminder lamp, Speed alert and Auto door ...
  • BJP slams Asaduddin Owaisi over remarks against Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    BJP slams Asaduddin Owaisi over remarks against Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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    Stating that his initiative was out of his "own will", Ravi Shankar on Monday said said he would pay a courtesy visit to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, and will visit Ayodhya on November 16 to meet all stakeholders. The Supreme Court on Wednesday chose to hear the petition - in connection with the implementation of its 2006 judgement on Police Reforms - against many states for not implementing its orders.
  • Theresa May launches attack on Russian election 'meddling'

    Theresa May launches attack on Russian election 'meddling'

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    May said Russia's "illegal annexation of Crimea" was the first time since the Second World War that a sovereign nation has forcibly taken territory from another in Europe. At the same time London shows fundamental incomprehension of current processes in the world and of the essence of the very UN Charter-based worldwide legal order that the United Kingdom is vowing to protect", she said.
  • Corruption trial begins in NYC for three ex-FIFA officials

    Corruption trial begins in NYC for three ex-FIFA officials

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    US attorney Keith Edelman said in court, arguing they "did it year after year, tournament after tournament, bribe after bribe". Prosecution and defence lawyers opened the FIFA corruption trial on Monday, two and a half years after the United States unveiled the largest graft scandal in the history of world football.
  • Houthi rebels accuse Saudi-led coalition of bombing Sanaa Airport in Yemen

    Houthi rebels accuse Saudi-led coalition of bombing Sanaa Airport in Yemen

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    Last week, Saudi Arabia claimed their regime was reopening the Hodeideh Port to resume humanitarian aid deliveries; however, this was short-lived and no aid was delivered to country. The fiery comments came even as Saudi Arabia said on Monday that it will begin reopening airports and seaports in Yemen — those in areas not controlled by the rebels — after days of closing them over a rebel ballistic missile attack on Riyadh.
  • Twitter Roasts Trump's Belated Response To Texas Church Shooting

    Twitter Roasts Trump's Belated Response To Texas Church Shooting

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    He says the memorial was a way to honor the victims without focusing on the shooting . Just one month after the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history, we find ourselves pulled back into an all-too-similar story. Pomeroy, whose 14-year-old daughter was among the slain, said November 12 in a brief address, "We have the power to choose, and, rather than choose darkness, like [the gunman] did that day, I say we choose life", according to CNN.
  • North Korean soldier defects to the South at Joint Security Area: JCS

    North Korean soldier defects to the South at Joint Security Area: JCS

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    North Korea has not commented on the shooting, but it usually responds angrily to defections and often accuses South Korea of kidnapping its citizens. The injured man was airlifted to a hospital south of Seoul , where he was operated on by one of the South's best trauma surgeons. "He has at least six gunshot wounds on his body and the penetrating wound in the abdomen is the most serious", the doctor, Lee Cook-Jong, told reporters, AFP said.
  • Keep your 'peeling' award, Davido says after AFRIMA snub

    Keep your 'peeling' award, Davido says after AFRIMA snub

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    In the same vein, Davido who lost out to Wizkid at AFRIMA, made news as the first African artiste to win two EMAs in the same night. The "Mudhara Achauya" hit-maker who was nominated in the Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa failed to scoop the award as it was taken away by the top South African rapper Emtee.
  • Rare 5.4-magnitude natural disaster strikes South Korea

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    Wednesday, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration. Residents in Seoul, which is more than 300 kilometers away from the epicentre, felt tremors, and said their buildings shook. Reports of shaking buildings and toppling furniture flooded in from Seoul to Jeju Island. Images posted on social media showed shattered storefronts, goods tumbled off store shelves, cars smashed by fallen bricks and cracks on the ground.
  • PM Modi holds talks with Japan, Australia and Vietnam counterparts — ASEAN Summit

    PM Modi holds talks with Japan, Australia and Vietnam counterparts — ASEAN Summit

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    Modi also had bilateral meetings with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe , New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern , Australian PM Malcolm Turnbulland others. "Together, we can make our two regions stronger". India has been supporting freedom of navigation and access to resources in the SCS in accordance with principles of worldwide law, including the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.
  • Despite Red Carpet, Trump Agenda in Asia Largely Ignored

    Despite Red Carpet, Trump Agenda in Asia Largely Ignored

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    Former CIA director John Brennan, appearing Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union", said Trump was deriding them in an attempt to "delegitimize" the intelligence community's assessment. On Sunday, he tried to have it both ways, saying he believes both the US intelligence agencies when they say Russia meddled and Russian President Vladimir Putin's sincerity in claiming that his country did not.
  • China sending envoy to North Korea

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    In a brief dispatch, the official Xinhua news agency said Song Tao, who heads the ruling Communist Party's external affairs department, would leave for North Korea on Friday. Mr Song last visited North Korea 18 months ago. The Washington Post reported last week that the US North Korea envoy Joseph Yun had said if North Korea stopped firing missiles for 60 days, it would be a signal to resume direct dialogue.
  • ASEAN draft statement skips over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

    ASEAN draft statement skips over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

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    One paragraph of the communique, seen by Reuters on Monday, mentions the importance of humanitarian relief provided for victims of natural disasters in Vietnam and a recent urban battle with Islamist militants in the Philippines, as well as "affected communities" in northern Rakhine state.
  • Realtor.com Tweets It Will Pull Hannity Ads, Then Quietly Retracts

    Realtor.com Tweets It Will Pull Hannity Ads, Then Quietly Retracts

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    Then, when another accuser on Monday said Moore sexually assaulted her in a vehicle when she was 16, Moore denied knowing her. Because we have seen the media and politicians get it wrong so many times, I've outlined all of that. Hannity cited the interview he had with Moore that he said had inconsistent answers to serious questions about the allegations. Hannity reposted one of the videos on Twitter with the comment "love it".
  • Rep. Mo Brooks risks his life to defend Roy Moore

    Rep. Mo Brooks risks his life to defend Roy Moore

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    The new accuser, Beverly Young Nelson, told a packed news conference here on Monday that Moore attacked he was a prosecutor in Etowah county, Alabama, reports The New York Times. Speaking at Walker Springs Road Baptist Church in rural south Alabama Tuesday evening, the senate candidate said he knows he has "made a few people mad".