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As it met at 2 p.m, Leader of the House Arun Jaitley made a statement saying that Prime Minister Modi "did not question nor did he mean to question the commitment of Manmohan Singh or (former Vice President) Hamid Ansari ". Jaitley also said that the BJP holds Singh and former Vice President Hamid Ansari "in high esteem". "So we totally disassociate ourselves with statement or comment made against PM during election, there is no scope for any derogatory remarks against PM", Azad added.
  • TI spends $20000 in 30 minutes on single mothers at Christmas

    TI spends $20000 in 30 minutes on single mothers at Christmas

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    The man asked them to follow him to the back of the store where the more expensive items, such as electronics could be found. Along with the presents he also hugged numerous single mothers, who were, of course, grateful. We, the lucky few and a lot more who are seeing this news wish you well T.I. Hope you have an wonderful year, Merry Christmas. I'll catch up with you next year! From me and mines, to you and yours.
  • 'She's on verge of mental breakdown'

    'She's on verge of mental breakdown'

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    Plummer's family has since spoken to British newspapers explaining that she bought the painkillers for her Egyptian partner who is living in Hurghada. Her family had been told that she could face up to 25 years in jail, with one lawyer even mentioning the death penalty. Speaking on BBC television, her sister Jayne Synclair said: "She's on the verge of a mental breakdown.It's just horrendous".
  • Sydney to Hobart: Wild Oats XI pips Comanche in race record

    Sydney to Hobart: Wild Oats XI pips Comanche in race record

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    The yacht was overtaken by Black Jack, the first boat out of Sydney Heads on Tuesday, and the 24-meter (80-foot) Hong Kong boat, Beau Geste, the only non-super maxi in the top five. With AP Photos.A protest could change the result of the line honors victor in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race after eight-time champion Wild Oats XI crossed the finish line first in a tight duel with LDV Comanche over the final three hours.
  • Pair of quakes shakes Santa Clara County

    Pair of quakes shakes Santa Clara County

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    The U.S. Geological Survey says a pair of minor earthquakes just a few hours apart rattled the San Jose area in central California. This is the second in the last 10 days, in the past 30 days nine quakes have been reported and in the last 365 days, 419 of magnitude 3.0 or greater occurred nearby.
  • Angola's First Satellite Launches Into Space on Zenit Rocket

    Angola's First Satellite Launches Into Space on Zenit Rocket

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    The rocket rolled out to its launch pad in Kazakhstan on Sunday aboard a specially-designed rail vehicle. Roscosmos representatives originally reported that Zenit-2SB rocket carrier delivered the satellite into orbit successfully. AngoSat 1 weighs 1,055kg and has 262kg of serviceable load. It will be in a test period until March, officials have said. Being the backbone of the project, Russian Federation wanted to execute the launch with its new heavy-lift Angara rocket but eventually settled ...
  • TV actress, sister orphaned in horror fiery crash

    TV actress, sister orphaned in horror fiery crash

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    The male driver was killed upon impact. The head-on Boxing Day crash near Ulladulla left three people dead after a four-wheel-drive crossed the road and collided with a vehicle carrying the Falkholt family, police believe. The number of road fatalities in the state since December 15 has reached 21, an increase of 14 people compared to past year. Former Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt is fighting for her life after a horror crash that killed both her parents.
  • South Korea creates North Korea nuclear monitoring team

    South Korea creates North Korea nuclear monitoring team

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    Baik Tae-hyun, spokesman of South Korea's Unification Ministry, expressed hope on Wednesday that the continuing campaign of sanctions and pressure will eventually force North Korea into "making the right decision" and engaging in dialogue over its nuclear program.
  • LDV Comanche leading Wild Oats XI in Sydney to Hobart race

    LDV Comanche leading Wild Oats XI in Sydney to Hobart race

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    Just minutes into the race, Comanche appeared to wave its red protest flag after a near collision with Wild Oats Eleven heading out of Sydney Harbour. Fourteen hours into the contest, and the annual 628 mile Rolex Sydney-Hobart Race 2017 - the 73rd to be staged - has been giving us object lessons in knowing when to avoid trouble even if it means short term loss, and then putting the foot to the floor when the road is clear and straight.
  • Saudi-led airstrikes claim 136 lives in 10 days in Yemen

    Saudi-led airstrikes claim 136 lives in 10 days in Yemen

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    The king also briefed Mr. Trump on Saudi Arabia's plan to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen . The missile had targeted a "meeting of the leadership of the Saudi regime in al-Yamama Palace in Riyadh", during which Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was expected to discuss the kingdom's annual budget, Al Masirah said.
  • Karnataka BJP Workers Protest Outside Congress Office Over Mahadayi Water Row

    Karnataka BJP Workers Protest Outside Congress Office Over Mahadayi Water Row

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    The farmers will hold a bandh parallel to their protest in Bengaluru , where they are on day-night vigil outside the BJP office since last Saturday. "The Siddaramaiah government doesn't have the capacity to resolve the issue". Dramatic visuals were witnessed outside the Congress office as police tried to evacuate protestors from both parties. Karnataka has been asking Goa since 2001 to release 7.6 thousand million cubic feet of the river water to meet the drinking needs of its people in ...
  • Is Surveen Chawla secretly married?

    Is Surveen Chawla secretly married?

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    They got married in 2015, with only family and a handful of industry friends in attendance. Sources also said that Surveen and Akshay met in 2013 through a common friend and after that, both of them got in love with each other. It has also been learnt that reportedly the couple were planning to announce about their marriage publically in January 2018. This photo has given captions to Surveen, in the middle of an extraordinary life, and their love gave fairies story.
  • Cold & Partly Sunny Today, Lows in the Teens Tonight

    Cold & Partly Sunny Today, Lows in the Teens Tonight

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    A breeze out of the west today (10-20 mph) will make it feel colder than temps hovering around in the teens up north and lower half of the 20s elsewhere. Another surge of arctic air moves in for the weekend , keeping us in the teens for highs with nights dropping to near zero. New Year's Day has partly to mostly cloudy skies and it remains cold with temperatures in the mid-20s.
  • After Christmas, Donald Trump Golfs with Senator David Perdue

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    Meanwhile, CNN reported the president has also visited Trump National Golf Club in Northern Virginia 23 times and spent several days at Trump Tower in NY this summer. Trump's predecessors, including President Obama, often came under scrutiny for the amount of golf they played. First Lady Melania Trump and son Barron had already been spotted earlier this week in South Florida , according to the Palm Beach Daily News.
  • Red Cross begins evacuations from besieged Syrian town

    Red Cross begins evacuations from besieged Syrian town

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    The evacuation of critically ill patients has begun from the Syrian rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, CBS News partner BBC News reports. The evacuations came as a group of Syrian rebels, pinned down in a strategic area where the Israeli and Lebanese borders meet with Syria, said they had been given an ultimatum by government forces and their Iranian-backed militia allies: Surrender or face certain military defeat.
  • Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid ruckus over Anant Hegde's remarks

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid ruckus over Anant Hegde's remarks

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    The Constitution is running on the thoughts of B R Ambedkar, and has to change according to today's situation, he said. In response, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel said the government has "full faith" in the Indian constitution, and that it does not agree with the statement given by Anant Hegde.
  • 'Comfort women' deserve their say on deal: South Korean panel

    'Comfort women' deserve their say on deal: South Korean panel

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    The government will decide on its response after fully examining the outcome of the task force's review and sufficiently communicating with the women as well as organizations and experts that speak for the women, Kang said, suggesting that it may take long to fix Seoul's policy on the matter.
  • Part of Jackson Magnolia on South Lawn coming down, White House says

    Part of Jackson Magnolia on South Lawn coming down, White House says

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    Trump personally reviewed the reports from the United States National Arboretum and spoke at length with her staff about exploring every option before making the decision to remove a portion of the Magnolia tree". There are two Southern magnolias, which were planted by Jackson sometime between 1829 and 1837, according to Dale Haney, the White House grounds superintendent.
  • China Halts Oil Products' Exports to North Korea Amid New UN Sanctions

    China Halts Oil Products' Exports to North Korea Amid New UN Sanctions

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    China's latest move is expected to deal a significant blow to North Korea's economy given that the North is heavily dependent on China for oil products. "We have already established a set of effective operating mechanisms and methods". Citing unnamed sources, the daily said there was a dramatic step-up in preparations for a military response to North Korea's missile tests.
  • Gasoline prices rise for the first time in weeks

    Gasoline prices rise for the first time in weeks

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    Fort Collins- $2.40, down 0.7 cents per gallon from last week. As more drivers hit the road for the holidays, the increase in driving demand is likely the cause for increases in some states, says AAA in its report. Alaska- $3.14/g, down 3.7 cents per gallon from last week's $3.18/g. "The majority of motorists have seen savings at the pump this month". GasBuddy blamed the increase on refinery outages in the Midwest, but said easing demand as the weather gets colder and Americans drive less ...