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The Congress' charge is that Narayan Dass Gupta is not eligible to contest for the seat as he is now a trustee of the government-owned National Pension System Trust. Gupta was appointed on 30.3.2015 and continues to hold the position. Meanwhile, the AAP said that Mr Maken was trying to gain "cheap publicity" through "frivolous" objections as the law does not forbid trustees from contesting.
  • Sydney suffers hottest day since 1939

    Sydney suffers hottest day since 1939

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    A minimum of 27.1 degrees Celsius (80.8 degrees Fahrenheit) was recorded in Australia's largest city early Wednesday, Australian Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Jordan Notara said. Records have been kept at Sydney's Observatory Hill weather station since 1859. The former has already reached 43.4 degrees and the latter 43.7 degrees.
  • I am a very stable genius, says Trump

    I am a very stable genius, says Trump

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    Trump said he never granted Wolff an interview for the book and blamed former adviser Steve Bannon , who he called "Sloppy Steve", for granting Wolff access at the White House . "I thought he would be, frankly", Mr Kelly said. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders this week called such suggestions "disgraceful and laughable".
  • Pakistan allows use of Chinese yuan for trade, investment

    Pakistan allows use of Chinese yuan for trade, investment

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    China's increased investments in Pakistan, combined with President Donald Trump's recent decision to cut all funding to the country, is driving Pakistan into Beijing's arms, experts warned. McCarthy explained that Pakistan is strategic to China expanding its own power, and serves as a crucial entry-point for the southern end of China's One Belt One Road development initiative, which cuts through Pakistan.
  • Donald Trump's commision on voter fraud is to be dissolved

    Donald Trump's commision on voter fraud is to be dissolved

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    In a statement , White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump had chose to dissolve the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity "rather than engage in endless legal battles at taxpayer expense". The commission was chaired by Vice President Mike Pence, but its driving force was Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach . It went on to say that rather than subject taxpayers to endless legal expenses the president had signed an order to dissolve the body.
  • Stephen Colbert on imagining Trump as 'Our Cartoon President'

    Stephen Colbert on imagining Trump as 'Our Cartoon President'

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    After over a year of making fun of President Trump on The Late Show , Stephen Colbert acknowledges that the constant chaos of the White House regularly provides more comedic material than he and his writers know what to do with - but having so much joke fodder is not, he wants to emphasize, an overall plus.
  • Cheniere Energy Partners LP (CQP) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

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    The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $58.27. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 35,765 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,947,046.60. Catalyst Capital Advisors Lc holds 0.31% or 157,678 shares. As per Monday, August 31, the company rating was upgraded by Mackie. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company's ...
  • Trump calls himself

    Trump calls himself "a very stable genius", slams Michael Wolff

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    Bannon and his allies drafted a statement Wednesday praising Trump and his son, Donald Trump Jr., after excerpts of Wolff's explosive exposé quoted Bannon calling Trump's eldest son " treasonous " and "unpatriotic", a Bannon ally told CNN. Thank you. I don't talk to him. Professor Jackman said book would have less impact on Republicans than what might emerge from special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential campaign .
  • Trump warns Palestinian Authority it may lose USA aid money

    Trump warns Palestinian Authority it may lose USA aid money

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    Those comments came a day after USA envoy to the UN Nikki Haley warned U.S. support for UNRWA could end if the Palestinians refused to engage in peace negotiations. Trump's envoy to the United Nations, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley, foreshadowed Trump's warning earlier Tuesday at the U.N. Security Council. "Never surrender to them", the video's narrator said.
  • North Korea 'Likely' To Join Winter Games, Says IOC Official

    North Korea 'Likely' To Join Winter Games, Says IOC Official

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    Japan's Kyodo News service and broadcaster NHK said Chang was en route to Switzerland to meet with International Olympic Committee officials, according to the AP. Trump, answering questions from reporters at the presidential retreat at Camp David, Maryland, expressed a willingness to talk to Kim but not without preconditions.
  • SEC investigating Kushner Companies' use of the EB-5 program

    SEC investigating Kushner Companies' use of the EB-5 program

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    The SEC in May subpoenaed records from Kushner Cos. concerning its links to the program, according to the Journal. SEC spokeswoman Judith Burns didn't immediately return an email seeking comment. It couldn't be determined what the SEC is reviewing, and the agency hasn't accused Kushner Cos. of any wrongdoing. Jared Kushner was in charge of Kushner Companies until a year ago when he was named White House Advisor and subsequently resigned, selling most - but not all - of his stakes in the ...
  • Ships collide off China coast, 32 missing

    Ships collide off China coast, 32 missing

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    Thirty-two sailors are missing after an oil tanker and freight ship collided off the east coast of China Saturday, according to China's Ministry of Transport. The Panamanian-flagged 274-metre (899-foot) tanker "Sanchi" was operated by Iran's Glory Shipping and was heading to South Korea with its cargo, the ministry said.
  • Senator Tina Smith Visits the Northland

    Senator Tina Smith Visits the Northland

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    Smith said she never anticipated or expected to find herself in the position of USA senator, but promises to be "the best United States senator that I can be so I can really hit the ground running". Barb Chaffee, chief executive of that public-private partnership, laid it out. After visiting steelworkers in Eveleth she hosted a panel discussion in Mountain Iron, a rural broadband community, to discuss the successes and challenges.
  • UNSC convenes emergency meeting on Iran following calls by US

    UNSC convenes emergency meeting on Iran following calls by US

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    Foreign Minister Zarif called "the US' naked attempt to hijack" the UNSC mandate another example of Donald Trump's "foreign policy blunder". The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley , dubbed the ongoing unrest in Iran a " spontaneous expression of fundamental human rights ", claiming the protests were simultaneously playing out in " over 78 locations ".
  • Jordan urges unified Arab efforts to deal with Trump's Jerusalem move

    Jordan urges unified Arab efforts to deal with Trump's Jerusalem move

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    The two ministers discussed Arab efforts to defend the status of the holy city, whose fate should be defined during final status negotiations, the statement said. Foreign ministers from Palestine, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Morocco as well as Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit will take part in the meeting.
  • Orthodox Christmas Mass in Moscow and Saint Petersburg

    Orthodox Christmas Mass in Moscow and Saint Petersburg

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    On Saturday, heads of the municipalities of Bethlehem, Beit Jala and Beit Sahour boycotted the reception, along with several religious organizations affiliated with the Greek Orthodox Church. Property transactions with Jewish buyers anger Palestinians, who see Israeli-annexed East Jerusalem as the capital of their promised state. He said the church would appeal to Israel's supreme court over the ruling.
  • Four Powerlifters Killed In Fog Accident In Delhi

    Four Powerlifters Killed In Fog Accident In Delhi

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    The vehicle, according to the official, first hit a divider and then crashed into an electricity pole. Police identified one of the injured athletes as Saksham Yadav, who had bagged a gold medal while representing India in a powerlifting world championship that was held in Moscow in 2017.
  • Trump says he'd be open to talking with North Korean leader

    Trump says he'd be open to talking with North Korean leader

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    In a wide-ranging press conference, Trump touched on his hopes for passing bipartisan legislation to overhaul the nation's immigration laws and national welfare programs, repeated claims his campaign did not collude with the Russians who attacked the 2016 presidential election and signaled a willingness to start a dialogue with North Korea, just a week after its leader announced there's a button to launch a nuclear attack sitting on his desk.