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Chairing his first CWC meeting after becoming the party president, Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP government at the Centre. On Thursday, a special CBI court said investigators had failed to prove allegations that 2G or second generation spectrum was allocated out-of-turn at cheaper rates in exchange for bribes when the Congress was in power and DMK's A Raja was telecom minister.
  • Miss America alumni react to Sam Haskell emails

    Miss America alumni react to Sam Haskell emails

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    It's looking like the Miss America crown won't escape 2017 untarnished. Haskell in a short reply stated, "Perfect...bahahaha". "Threatening her won't work and we already have "enough info on her" to shut down Fort Knox", Haskell responded.
  • Ramadoss seeks probe to ascertain authenticity of Jaya video

    Ramadoss seeks probe to ascertain authenticity of Jaya video

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    The ruling party is questioning the timing, as it was released a day ahead of assembly by-poll of RK Nagar seat, for which Dhinakaran is contesting as an Independent candidate. "But Vetrivel released it without Dinakaran's consent. But, after seeing attempts to malign Amma, I released the video", Vetrivel said. He had said none of them had met her during her hospitalisation.
  • Trump signs directive banning transgender military recruits

    Trump signs directive banning transgender military recruits

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    A three-judge panel on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia decided not grant the White House a delay in allowing transgender recruits in the military. The order only covers transgender enlistments, which are set to start on January 1. "We are happy that the court saw through the government's smokescreen and rejected its request to further delay the policy allowing transgender people to enlist", Josh Block, senior staff attorney with the ACLU LGBT & HIV Project, said in a ...
  • Clapper: Putin Is Handling Trump Like 'An Asset'

    Clapper: Putin Is Handling Trump Like 'An Asset'

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    The rare show of cooperation between the two countries has now been confirmed by the US's intelligence agency. It said a search of a St. Petersburg apartment found explosives, automatic weapons, and extremist literature. intelligence agencies say was Russian meddling in last year's USA presidential election. Nonetheless, "President Trump appreciated the call and told President Putin that he and the entire United States intelligence community were pleased to have helped save so many lives", ...
  • Netanyahu condemns United Nations votes rejecting USA recognition of Jerusalem

    Netanyahu condemns United Nations votes rejecting USA recognition of Jerusalem

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    Yemen's United Nations ambassador is introducing the United Nations resolution calling the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital "null and void" and urging all "peace-loving countries" to vote in favor of it. The number of abstentions is likely a result of the Trump administration's threat to "take names" of countries that voted against the U.S. and cut off humanitarian aid funding.
  • Johnson to Russia - We can't ignore your election meddling

    Johnson to Russia - We can't ignore your election meddling

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    Russia's Lavrov did however say that he trusted Boris Johnson and they had agreed on the need to work together on UN Security Council. "Our ties - there is no secret here - are at a very low point", Lavrov said. We know what you are doing. "And you will not succeed". "Because you underestimate the resilience of our democracies, the enduring attraction of free and open societies, and the commitment of Western nations to the alliances that bind us".
  • Sentencing Hearing for Anissa Weier Slender Man Stabbing

    Sentencing Hearing for Anissa Weier Slender Man Stabbing

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    Waukesha County judge Michael Bohren sentenced Weier to 25 years retroactive to the date of her crime, meaning she will be institutionalized until she is 37-years-old. "And I want everybody involved to know that I deeply regret what happened that day", she added. She survived, but is still recovering from her wounds.
  • Nawaz Sharif Choice For PML-N's PM Candidate: His Brother Shehbaz Sharif

    Nawaz Sharif Choice For PML-N's PM Candidate: His Brother Shehbaz Sharif

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    He said this while addressing a rally here. During the meeting, Nawaz endorsed Shehbaz as the party's candidate for the post of prime minister in the upcoming elections after speaking highly of his brother. Kaira said that PPP will not support any anti-judiciary movement by the PML-N which he believed was assuming the role of the Opposition while also being in the government.
  • Congress approves temporary spending bill to avoid government shutdown

    Congress approves temporary spending bill to avoid government shutdown

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    Among the items left behind was $81 billion worth of disaster aid , which passed the House on a bipartisan 251-169 tally but stalled in the Senate. Burgess, R-Texas, joined at left by Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., said he was "bitterly disappointed" by the move and would not support any stopgap that did not make the Pentagon whole. Senate Democrats, who have the ability to block any spending bill if they stick together, waited Thursday to see whether House Republicans could manage to send a ...
  • United Kingdom to change burgundy passport cover to blue design after Brexit

    United Kingdom to change burgundy passport cover to blue design after Brexit

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    After the United Kingdom leaves the EU in March 2019, burgundy passports will continue to be issued but with no reference to the European Union under the current contract. Officials also claim the new document will introduce various new security measures. The new passports will include extra security features, according to the government, with a "super-strength plastic polycarbonate material" used for the picture page, making it harder to forge.
  • #SolidarityWithKarim: Blinded in one eye, Syrian baby becomes symbol of siege

    #SolidarityWithKarim: Blinded in one eye, Syrian baby becomes symbol of siege

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    The U.N. says about 400 00 civilians besieged in Eastern Ghouta face "complete catastrophe" because aid deliveries by the Syrian government were blocked and hundreds of people needing urgent medical evacuation were not allowed out. "The humanitarian situation in Eastern Ghouta has reached a critical point". "It's a serious violation of global law and also a huge moral sin, and everyone who has an influence on the Syrian regime should pressure it to put an end to this situation, which is ...
  • At least 29 killed in South Korea fire

    At least 29 killed in South Korea fire

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    Most of the dead or injured were gathered in a sauna inside the building when the fire broke out. South Korean President Moon Jae-in was planning to visit the scene where police and government agencies, including the national fire agency and forensic service, launched a joint inspection into the cause of Thursday's fire.
  • Australia announces biggest meth seizure at 1.2 tons

    Australia announces biggest meth seizure at 1.2 tons

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    Eight Australian men are in custody after police seized more than 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine on a boat in Geraldton Western Australia. Simultaneously, three crew members, a 45-year-old man from the NSW Central Coast and two men aged 48 and 45 from South Australia, were arrested when police boarded the " Valkoista ".
  • Just 36% of Americans indicate they would vote for Trump in 2020

    Just 36% of Americans indicate they would vote for Trump in 2020

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    According to the CNN poll , a broad 59 per cent of Americans said they disapprove of how Trump is handling his job as President. What's striking about this number is who's saying Trump's election has strained race relations. The poll for this question, which surveyed 736 registered voters, was conducted December 13 to 15. The results highlight the divide that still exists between Republicans and Democrats on how they view Trump's affect on race relations.
  • CT jobless rate worsens slightly, job growth lags

    CT jobless rate worsens slightly, job growth lags

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    The state's labor force - or the total number of people both employed and unemployed over the age of 16 - was 3.7 million in November, an increase of 5,200 people from the previous month. Cummulative Connecticut job loses from March 2008 PEAK levels to present day. CT has now recovered 69.9 percent or 83,000 of the 119,100 jobs lost in the Great Recession.
  • Fox News Contributor Suggests An FBI Plot To Kill President Trump

    Fox News Contributor Suggests An FBI Plot To Kill President Trump

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    Comey also publicly revealed, just 11 days before the 2016 presidential election, that he was reopening the matter after the Federal Bureau of Investigation discovered a new batch of Clinton emails. Beyond that, investigators said, McCabe could not even say that the bureau had verified the dossier's allegations about the specific meetings Page supposedly held in Moscow .
  • How the GOP tax plan could impact MA taxpayers

    How the GOP tax plan could impact MA taxpayers

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    But we should note these statistics can be misleading. "The bill is pretty clear that you will not be able to prepay, even if you could, your income taxes", said Darien Shanske, a tax law expert at the UC Davis School of Law. This married couple with a small manufacturing business in Pittsburgh has $300,000 in pass-through business income. This is important because a credit reduces your tax, dollar for dollar, whereas a deduction reduces your income.
  • Child among 12 dead as tourist bus crashes in Mexico

    Child among 12 dead as tourist bus crashes in Mexico

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    Two Swedes were transported to the United States for treatment. Horwood would have turned 43 next week. A U.S. Embassy spokesman said in an emailed statement that U.S. The driver, who is in custody, was among 20 injured. Some survivors could be seen on the pavement. "Like, some people had fallen through it", said witness Carrie Vanrenterghem.