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Led by Opposition leader MK Stalin , DMK lawmakers and members of the Assembly from other parties protested against the continuation of the Edappadi K Palaniswami-O Panneerselvam regime. Thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for visiting cyclone-hit Kanyakumari, he said the Centre should ask its team which visited Tamil Nadu to assess storm damages to expeditiously submit its report.
  • Donald Trump's daily routine of Tweeting, phone ranting and TV revealed

    Donald Trump's daily routine of Tweeting, phone ranting and TV revealed

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    Donald Trump's scheduled medical exam this week won't include a psychiatric evaluation, the White House said on Monday as questions mount over the United States president's mental fitness. "The president's health isn't only of importance to the president but to all of us, so we do expect presidents to reveal information that other people don't have to, just like their financial information", said David Orentlicher, co-director of the health law program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
  • First gay weddings take place in Australia

    First gay weddings take place in Australia

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    Overnight, athletes Craig Burns and Luke Sullivan were one of the first Australian same-sex couples to say "I Do", tying the knot in a ceremony near Tweed Heads just minutes after midnight! Newlyweds Luke Sullivan and Craig Burns were one of the first to tie the knot in Queensland during a touching night-time ceremony which saw the pair exchange vows exactly one minute after the law came into effect.
  • Preview of today's College Football Playoff National Championship

    Preview of today's College Football Playoff National Championship

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    The Crimson Tide is seeking its fifth national title under head coach Nick Saban . Mike: The SEC turned the tide of a disappointing bowl season by advancing both CFP teams into the Championship Game. "They've held five teams to seven points or less, and four of them are in the SEC". Yet the SEC still had six teams in the Top 25 preseason rankings , more than any other conference.
  • Cliven Bundy, codefendants go free, won't face retrial; Bundy reacts

    Cliven Bundy, codefendants go free, won't face retrial; Bundy reacts

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    Within two hours of the decision an emotional Cliven Bundy, with wife Carol and other family members by his side, walked out the doors of the federal courthouse a free man. Kieran Suckling, an official with the Center for Biological Diversity, which fought for decades to protect endangered desert tortoises on rangeland where Bundy cows graze, called the prospect of a wider audience for the states' rights figure cause for concern.
  • Tanker ablaze, 32 missing after collision off China

    Tanker ablaze, 32 missing after collision off China

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    An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China's eastern coast, leaving its entire crew of 32 missing, a lot of them Iranians, authorities said, Al Jazeera reports. The Panamanian-flagged 274-m tanker Sanchi is "in danger of exploding or sinking", the Ministry said. He added the losses would be covered by an insurance company.
  • Ex-CEO cleared in Agusta deal

    Ex-CEO cleared in Agusta deal

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    The Milan Court of Appeals had earlier sentenced Orsi and Spagnolini to four-and-a-half years and four years of jail terms respectively in April 2016 for false accounting and corruption in the deal for 12 VVIP choppers. Tyagi and the others were charge-sheeted by the CBI in September a year ago in a Delhi court. Italy's highest court, in 2016, had ordered an inquiry into a corruption case accusing them of duping the company to the tune of 560 million euros ($672 million).
  • Sudanese student killed in protests against bread price rise

    Sudanese student killed in protests against bread price rise

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    In the southeastern city of al-Damazin, police fired tear gas on Sunday as about 400 demonstrators chanted "No, no to price rises!" and some burned tires, a local resident told Reuters. The Sudanese pound has lost more than 100% of its value since South Sudan's secession in 2011, pushing inflation rates to record levels given that the East African nation imports most of its food.
  • Mountain West school set to hire Alabama's Derrick Ansley

    Mountain West school set to hire Alabama's Derrick Ansley

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    SEC connections all the way around. Defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt accepted the Tennessee coaching job in December. Derrick Ansley agreed to become the new CSU defensive coordinator on January 8. "But I've got to find the right fit for this football team and this program". During two seasons under Saban, Ansley has mentored Alabama's defensive backfield to 33 interceptions (eight touchdowns) and 78 pass breakups.
  • Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad held By

    Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad held By

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    Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been arrested by authorities for allegedly inciting unrest against the government, the London-based daily Al-Quds Al-Arabi reported Saturday, citing "reliable sources in Tehran". He attempted to run for president again in 2017, but the Iranian Guardian Council ruled him ineligible to run. In December, Ahmadinejad made public appearances calling for the resignation of top judiciary officials and accusing the Rouhani government of ...
  • No Change In Senior Posts As Theresa May Reshuffles Cabinet Team

    No Change In Senior Posts As Theresa May Reshuffles Cabinet Team

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    However he remains in post with the new title of secretary of state for health and social care in the rebranded Department of Health and Social Care. 'Makes one wonder who's in charge.' Ms Greening appeared to confirm the reports that she had refused a move by saying: 'Social mobility matters to me and our country more than my ministerial career.
  • Atkins: Clock ticking on DACA deal

    Atkins: Clock ticking on DACA deal

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    Trump spent much of Friday and Saturday morning hashing out his 2018 agenda with GOP House and Senate leaders, top White House aides and select Cabinet members at the presidential retreat at Camp David. "He's facing both ends of the spectrum, a very Republican right that says DACA is amnesty, plus a Republican right that says, 'hey, build the wall.'" But Smith says Cornyn also represents people who support the Dreamers.
  • France's Macron Visits China to Forge Strategic Partnership

    France's Macron Visits China to Forge Strategic Partnership

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    For his part, Hu called for deeper exchanges between Xi'an, an eastern starting point of the ancient Silk Road , and France . "These roads are to be shared and they can not be one-way". "We hope this visit will reinforce mutual political confidence and strategic communication", China's foreign minister Wang Yi said this week. Cooperation will "show the world that the French and Chinese are capable of making our planet great and lovely again", he said in Chinese.
  • 2 people trapped in rollover crash near San Simeon

    2 people trapped in rollover crash near San Simeon

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    The identities of the victims will be released by the Yolo County Coroner's office. When they located the vehicle, they found six people dead. Several other drivers called it in and officers were actively trying to find the wrong way driver.
  • City had lowest recorded number of pedestrian deaths in 2017: Mayor

    City had lowest recorded number of pedestrian deaths in 2017: Mayor

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    Fatalities among pedestrians dropped by a third over 2017, to 101 deaths. "That fatalities have fallen for a fourth straight year in NY - at a time when traffic deaths are on the rise across the nation - is a testament to the city's commitment to Vision Zero ", said Paul Steely White, executive director of Transportation Alternatives, a nonprofit.
  • Explosion reportedly kills at least 23 people

    Explosion reportedly kills at least 23 people

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    The raid left "at least 21 dead, including eight children and 11 members of the same family" west of the town of Sinjar in the southeast of the province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Almost 100 people were wounded. He said rebels are stuck in a two-front battle with government forces and remaining pockets of Islamic State militants.
  • Republicans urge investigation into Trump dossier author

    Republicans urge investigation into Trump dossier author

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    Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, and Sen. "This referral does not pertain to the veracity of claims contained in the dossier", the senators said in a statement. An op-ed in the New York Times written by Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch , the former journalists and founders of investigative firm Fusion GPS, said congressional intelligence committees, which are conducting their own investigations into the Trump campaign, have been aware of the allegations for months.
  • Virginia-Based Hoax Threat to

    Virginia-Based Hoax Threat to "MHS" Unrelated to Matanzas High School

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    Students. Loaded up bout to head out" circulated. The school was also notified of the potential threat to Mitchell High School. Another regional school with the acronym "MHS", Milton Hershey School, said they were aware of the threat. "Our local law enforcement officers have determined McDowell High School and McDowell County Schools are not the target of any known threat". Officials with the Albemarle County Police Department in Virginia tell WTVR that a juvenile suspect has been taken ...