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The Jais nagar panchayat chairperson's post went to the BJP while the Gauriganj nagar panchayat chairperson's seat was won by SP's Rajpati Pasi. In Rae Bareli -the Parliamentary constituency of Congress president Sonia Gandhi too, a party candidate won a municipality chairperson's seat, but lost in other eight town areas or nagar panchayats.
  • Stability and strategy: Why is China so easy on North Korea?

    Stability and strategy: Why is China so easy on North Korea?

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    Haley's remarks followed Pyongyang's latest ballistic missile test. Sergey Lavrov's statement at a Rome news conference with his Italian counterpart today came two days after Ambassador Nikki Haley said that if war breaks out over North Korea's missile tests, the country would be "utterly destroyed".
  • Poppi Worthington's father arrives at court

    Poppi Worthington's father arrives at court

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    At the hearing, Worthington refused to answer more than 250 questions about how she died repeatedly saying: "I refer to my previous statements and my rights under Rule 22". The night shift worker was asked graphic details about allegations he sexually assaulted Poppi and whether he smothered Poppi with a pillow or covered her face, reported The Sun.
  • Govt can't match UPA's 10-yr growth rate, says Manmohan Singh

    Govt can't match UPA's 10-yr growth rate, says Manmohan Singh

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    I do not think I would like to enter in any competition with Prime Minister Modi ji on this particular matter", he said to a question on why he doesn't talk about his background like Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. He said Surat, known for diamond and the textile industries, was one of the worst sufferers of note ban and GST. In Gujarat's Surat, the Cambridge-trained economist said it was with "immense pain" and a sense of "deep responsibility" that he called November 8 a "black day" for ...
  • Man Accused Of Sparking Cohoes Fire Released On Bail

    Man Accused Of Sparking Cohoes Fire Released On Bail

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    Three buildings were destroyed, 18 others were damaged and at least 20 people were displaced. Cohoes , a city of about 20,000 people about nine miles north of Albany, had attracted commitments to invest in the revitalization of its downtown, Mr.
  • Magnitude 6.0 quake hits Iran

    Magnitude 6.0 quake hits Iran

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    People from as far away as Washington and New York City reported to the USGS that they felt the movement. The quake also damaged scores of buildings in remote mountainous villages near the epicenter, the town of Hojedk, about 1,100 kilometers (683 miles) southeast of the capital Tehran, the reports said.
  • Hafiz Saeed to contest Pakistan general elections in 2018

    Hafiz Saeed to contest Pakistan general elections in 2018

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    India has repeatedly asked Pakistan to re-investigate the Mumbai terror attack case and also demanded trial of Saeed and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi in light of evidence it had provided to Islamabad. "I firmly believe that after winning elections, MML will be able to work decisively for the Kashmir cause ... this is why I support it", said Saeed.
  • What's in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) After Decline in Shorted Shares?

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    The NYSE-listed company saw a recent bid of $29.73 on volume of 11.46 million shares. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has risen 12.48% since December 2, 2016 and is uptrending. Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.34, from 0.87 in 2017Q1. 104 funds opened positions while 473 raised stakes. Glg Partners Lp holds 0.79% of its portfolio in China Cord Blood Corporation for 1.51 million shares.
  • French President Emmanuel Macron backs Iraq talks after Kurdish concessions

    French President Emmanuel Macron backs Iraq talks after Kurdish concessions

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    Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani was officially invited to Elysee Palace by the French President. "And I trust [Iraqi] Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to understand what is in the interests of Iraq and of Iraqi unity". Nechirvan Barzani, who has been trying to negotiate an end to the confrontation with Baghdad, said on Saturday that his government "respected" a verdict by the Iraqi Supreme Federal Court that ruled the independence referendum unconstitutional.
  • Santos wary of Portugal's group draw

    Santos wary of Portugal's group draw

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    This shows the strength of the team, there are players who have already played in Portugal, [Mehdi] Benatia who played for Juventus, and the quality of the coach. "We have to face these two ogres (Spain and Portugal) and do everything to qualify for the last 16, even if it seems very hard", Morocco's coach Hervé Renard said .
  • Today Transocean Limited (NYSE:RIG) Reported Increase in Shorted Shares

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    Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC now owns 6,299,461 shares of the offshore drilling services provider's stock valued at $51,844,000 after purchasing an additional 3,556,281 shares during the last quarter. Endurance Wealth Mngmt reported 3 shares. They expect $-0.22 EPS, down 134.92% or $0.85 from last year's $0.63 per share. The offshore drilling services provider reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.09.
  • UP Civic polls: Opposition alleges tampering of EVMs

    UP Civic polls: Opposition alleges tampering of EVMs

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    Earlier in the morning, Ms Mayawati said "with full confidence" that the BJP would be defeated in the general elections due in 2019 if ballot papers were used in place of EVMs. "But, it lost most of the seats where election was held using ballot paper". The party, however, won the Ayodhya mayor seat by 3,500 votes; Gulshan Bindu, a transgender fielded by the SP, stood second.
  • Man Dead After Stearns County Crash

    Man Dead After Stearns County Crash

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    The driver of the auto, a 38-year-old male from Clear Lake, was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, Samantha Ann Mcculloch, 30, of Clear Lake, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to St. The driver of the Suzuki, 30-year-old Abdikahin Osman Abdi of St. Cloud, was also brought to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The name of the 21-year-old female driver from Dickinson has not been released.
  • Pope says world has reached moral limit on nuclear deterrence

    Pope says world has reached moral limit on nuclear deterrence

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    Journalists and human rights groups have documented widespread rape, killing, and destruction of homes by government troops but Aung San Suu Kyi has yet to recognise the atrocities and condemn the Myanmar military. Pope Francis has ended a diplomatically tricky trip to Asia, seeking the forgiveness of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh after his controversial decision to not directly refer to their plight when he visited their homeland, Myanmar.
  • Weather forecast for R'fontein: Expect it to rain, rain, rain

    Weather forecast for R'fontein: Expect it to rain, rain, rain

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    Many towns will receive light to moderate accumulations overnight and into Sunday . Snow is expected on all high-mountain passes in the region, including Interstate 5 at the Siskiyou Summit, Highway 140 near Lake of the Woods, Highway 62 south of Crater Lake and the Mount Ashland Ski Road.
  • Lavrov: US would send 'bad message' by exiting nuclear deal

    Lavrov: US would send 'bad message' by exiting nuclear deal

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    Speaking during a visit to Rome, the Russian foreign minister condemned comments from Ambassador Nikki Haley who said the North Korean regime would be " utterly destroyed " in the event of a conflict. America, South Korea, Japan, and other allies have made it clear they will not accept North Korea as a nuclear power. Russian Federation accused the United States on Thursday of trying to provoke North Korean leader Kim Jong Un into "flying off the handle" over his missile programme to hand ...