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Ms Lee had planned to use her visit to find out procedures for the return of Rohingya refugees , and to investigate increased fighting in the Kachin and northern Shan areas of Myanmar. If so, the authorities should have nothing to hide - why are they denying access for independent and impartial investigators? The stateless group has been targeted by bouts of violence and systematically stripped of legal rights in recent decades.
  • 32 feared dead as bus falls off bridge into river in India

    32 feared dead as bus falls off bridge into river in India

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    The accident occurred in Dubi area in the state's Sawai Madhopur district, some 150 km from Rajasthan's capital Jaipur. The report added that the injured are being treated at a hospital nearby. "Rescue operation is underway to find any survivors", Subhash Mishra, CO City, said according to ANI . The bus was brought out from the river by a crane.
  • Spain's Rajoy rules out national election after Catalonia upset

    Spain's Rajoy rules out national election after Catalonia upset

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    As the final results came in Puigdemont, who is now exiled in Brussels, said: "The Spanish state has been defeated and Rajoy has received a slap in the face from Catalonia". Catalonia, in northeastern Spain, is one of the country's wealthiest regions. On Oct 1, national police used tear gas and batons to prevent some Catalans from voting in the banned referendum.
  • Fodder scam verdict to be out today

    Fodder scam verdict to be out today

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    A special CBI court in Ranchi is expected to pronounce the verdict in one of four pending fodder scam cases involving Lalu today. Lalu Yadav is facing trial for the embezzlement of Rs 84.5 crore from Deoghar Treasury when he was the chief minister of Bihar between 1994 and 1996.
  • Trump signs bill to keep government running

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    It also is projected to add to the nation's debt, something that was anathema to Republicans for years. In the United Kingdom, if something like the Republican bill had passed, it would be regarded as a significant tax cut, pretty much across the board.
  • It's a moral victory for us: Sibal

    It's a moral victory for us: Sibal

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    Rai, former C&G, must apologise to the nation for throwing presumptive sensational corrosive numbers into public discourse. "I think he should be prosecuted", the Congress spokesperson told a private channel after the special court's verdict acquitting all the accused in the cases of 2G spectrum allocation scam.
  • Revenue Approximations Analysis: CubeSmart (CUBE), Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG)

    Revenue Approximations Analysis: CubeSmart (CUBE), Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG)

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    Therefore 62% are positive. Conagra Brands , Inc, formerly ConAgra Foods, Inc, operates as a packaged food company. Looking forward to the ratio analysis, the co has price to earnings ratio of 21685.00, which is indicating if firm is fluctuating between 15 and 25 than it lies on average position; but sometimes if it's under this value some experts consider it as undervalue security.
  • Confederate statues to be removed from two Memphis parks

    Confederate statues to be removed from two Memphis parks

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    Strickland said the parks were sold for $1,000 each to a nonprofit called Memphis Greenspace . "It's important to remember what I've said all along: I was committed to remove the statues in a lawful way". They deliberately did this after hours to prevent action on our part. The state eventually agreed to officially take down the flag (after it was unofficially taken down by activist Bree Newsome).
  • UN General Assembly's resolution on Jerusalem mirrors Washington's isolation

    UN General Assembly's resolution on Jerusalem mirrors Washington's isolation

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    Palestinian UN envoy said "I am happy with the result, despite all the pressure and threat that was placed on UN member states not to support this resolution". Embassy in the country from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. It also said the resolution project came "at a time when prudence should be shown", and that "relaunching the dialogue to unblock the peace process" is needed at this stage.
  • At least 30 people reportedly killed in southern Philippine storm

    At least 30 people reportedly killed in southern Philippine storm

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    The state weather bureau PAGASA said storm Tembin, which carries maximum winds of 90 km per hour (kph) and gusts of up to 155 kph, was spotted near Laak, Compostela Valley at 1.45 am local time (1745 GMT Thursday). Pacasum said four others are still missing in those towns. At 5:00 PM today, 22 December 2017, "VINTA" has weakened into a Tropical Depression and is now over Zamboanga Del Sur area.
  • 29 dead in S.Korean fire tragedy

    29 dead in S.Korean fire tragedy

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    The number of casualties is feared to rise as firefighters are searching the building. Authorities rescued an estimated 20 people who managed to take refuge from the fire on the building's rooftop, BBC reported. "We made a decision to cancel the event to mourn the victims", an unnamed official at the organising committee was quoted as saying. Jecheon is in central South Korea , about 120km south-east of the capital Seoul.
  • Delhi HC asks CBI to trace founder of Rohini Ashram

    Delhi HC asks CBI to trace founder of Rohini Ashram

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    Have they been recognised by UGC to call themselves a University? To which the bench lambasted the counsel saying: "The women and girls were kept in the Ashram in cage". It asked why the women are not being allowed to move out of the ashram. "It is a unusual set up that hundreds are lodged in closed confines", the court said.
  • 8-year-old girl raped by five minors in India

    8-year-old girl raped by five minors in India

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    According to the police, the accused were raping the eight-year-old since August 2017.The harassment was allegedly going on for months, but the victim kept mum out of fear as she was threatened by them. "But when she was assured that nobody would scold her, she revealed her ordeal. He was later joined by other minors who raped her turn by turn over the period", he said.
  • SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS: Imbler church offers two Christmas Eve services

    SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS: Imbler church offers two Christmas Eve services

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    Sunday in the sanctuary at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church, 701 S. Pioneer Drive. The church is at 105 E. Division St., Bolivar. - Faith Lutheran Church, 1716 S.W. Before the service, at 9:30 a.m., Pastor Mike continues the Savior of the World series. Christmas Day, Noon Spoken Eucharist, Rite I. The service will end with carols by candlelight.
  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Gujarat again, meet victorious Congress MLAs

    Rahul Gandhi to visit Gujarat again, meet victorious Congress MLAs

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    Congress President Rahul Gandhi will again be visiting Gujarat on Saturday to meet the newly-elected MLAs and hold a review meeting of the party's performance in the recently concluded Gujarat assembly elections. A special CBI court on Thursday acquitted all 18 accused including A Raja and K Kanimozhi of the DMK - an ally of the UPA government - in 2G spectrum allocation case.
  • Peru president defeats bid to oust him by eight votes in Congress

    Peru president defeats bid to oust him by eight votes in Congress

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    Many of Kuczynski's supporters have accused Congress of trying to mount a legislative "coup" with its vote on Thursday. At least 87 votes were required to approve an impeachment, but the motion only received 79 votes in favour. One is behind bars and the other in the US seeking to avoid extradition. Kuczynski found himself fighting for survival after an opposition-led investigative committee revealed documents last week showing Odebrecht made $782,000 in payments to his private consulting ...
  • Thomas Fire largest wildfire in California history at 273400 acres

    Thomas Fire largest wildfire in California history at 273400 acres

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    The Thomas Fire burning in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties hit a milestone Friday: The largest recorded wildfire in modern California history. More than 1,000 homes and other buildings have gone up in flames and about 18,000 structures remained listed as threatened from a late-season firestorm that has kept crews on the defensive for the better part of two weeks.
  • United States allowing Ukraine to buy arms from U.S. companies

    United States allowing Ukraine to buy arms from U.S. companies

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    It said the decision was part of the U.S. effort to help Ukraine defend its territorial integrity and "deter further aggression", but did not specify the capabilities being considered. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the telephone on Thursday about the conflict in eastern Ukraine. That alarmed Ukrainian officials, security monitors and Kiev's foreign backers who warned on Wednesday that Moscow's decision could worsen the fighting in eastern ...
  • U.S. appeals court denies stay of transgender military ban

    U.S. appeals court denies stay of transgender military ban

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    A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia on Friday refused the Trump administration's request to put a hold on a requirement that it allow transgender people to enlist in the military starting January 1. But the appeals court, in a unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel, said the president "once again exceeds the scope of his delegated authority". Trump issued his first travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries in January, which caused chaos at airports and mass ...
  • Trump Signs GOP Tax Reform Bill Into Law

    Trump Signs GOP Tax Reform Bill Into Law

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    The first major overhaul of the nation's tax laws since 1986 could add $1.5 trillion to the national debt over the next decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office. The House voted 224-201 to send Mr. Trump the biggest overhaul of the tax code since Ronald Reagan , including a stunning cut of the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent that the administration says will unleash an economic juggernaut in America.