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Three other Northeastern states made the top 10 in the rankings. A new study says IL ranks in the top 20 states to raise a family. The Palmetto State ranked 44th, trailing Georgia and Arkansas. Utah, Texas, Alaska, California , and Colorado were among the top 5 states with the most families with young kids whereas Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Florida, and West Virginia were states with fewest families with young kids.
  • Kamala Mills: Invisible hands backed arrested hotelier, says

    Kamala Mills: Invisible hands backed arrested hotelier, says

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    Mumbai , Jan 9 Congress MLA Nitesh Rane today reiterated his demand for a CBI inquiry into the Kamala Mills inferno that had claimed 14 lives on a day police arrested a hotelier for allegedly sheltering three absconding owners of a pub who were booked for culpable homicide in connection with the fire tragedy.
  • Philippines protests China's militarization of Fiery Cross Reef in South China Sea

    Philippines protests China's militarization of Fiery Cross Reef in South China Sea

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    Malacañang, meanwhile, backed the statement of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana that a diplomatic protest should be filed if it will be proven that China has deployed soldiers and weapons on the Kagitingan Reef. They say this has left Beijing with a freer hand to pursue its goals in the South China Sea . Following recent reports that one of the Manila-claimed features in the South China Sea has been transformed into a fortified airbase, the Philippine government insists on pursuing ...
  • Mukhtar Ansari suffers heart attack inside Banda jail

    Mukhtar Ansari suffers heart attack inside Banda jail

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    Reportedly, both of them are in critical condition. A close aide of the MLA said that Ansari's condition was stable. His wife Afsa Ansari, who went to see him at the prison, also suffered a heart stroke. Notably, he has been elected as a Member of Legislative Assembly from the Mau constituency a record five times. He merged Quami Ekta Dal with the BSP in 2017, and won the state elections as a BSP candidate.
  • Good news for Haj pilgrims

    Good news for Haj pilgrims

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    Now, after the signing of the agreement, officials from both the countries will discuss on all the necessary formalities and technicalities so that Haj pilgrimage through sea route can be started in the coming years. Addressing the nation through the 39th edition of his "Mann ki Baat" radio programme, Prime Minister Modi said around 1,300 women have applied to travel for Hajj without a male guardian.
  • Reviewing the Insider Trends for Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)

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    About 6.52M shares traded. Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) has declined 8.26% since January 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.96% the S&P500. Among 9 analysts covering Aqua America Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.21 EPS, down 4.55% or $0.01 from last year's $0.22 per share.
  • Arshi Khan is back in the house

    Arshi Khan is back in the house

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    In tonight's episode, we see Shilpa, Hina, Vikas, Akash and Puneesh reunite with one of the evicted contestants for a game which is Arshi Khan . That way, nobody completed the task today. At first Puneesh gets a chance to prove meanest as he plans to destroy all the slippers that Shilpa had! If the competitor is able to pull off their mean plan then they have a chance to win the prize money.
  • Waking Up To Freezing Fog/Black Ice Tuesday Morning

    Waking Up To Freezing Fog/Black Ice Tuesday Morning

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    Fog is thick in spots and could worsen before sunrise at 8:06 a.m. but no advisory, at this time, is in place. Temperatures are expected to rise above freezing Wednesday and Thursday, before falling into the teens on Thursday night with the passing of the next cold front.
  • Hounded by right-wing extremists, Hindu girl kills self

    Hounded by right-wing extremists, Hindu girl kills self

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    Dhanyashree, a B.Com student, was chatting with her friend, Santhosh, on Friday when they started discussing the futility of fighting over caste and religion. An Indian woman who tried to promote peace between Hindus and Muslims has committed suicide after being subjected to harassment and cyber-bullying .
  • North Korea to send cheer squad and athletes to Winter Olympics

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    North and South Korea agreed at their first formal talks in more than two years on Tuesday to resolve all inter-Korean matters through dialogue and to revive military talks to avert accidental conflict. However, North Korea has a massive artillery of guns and rockets lined up along the border of South Korea, many of them within range of Seoul, according to Popular Mechanics .
  • 13000 tourists stuck in Matterhorn town amid avalanche risk

    13000 tourists stuck in Matterhorn town amid avalanche risk

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    A police official in Zermatt, a tourist magnet for backpackers and millionaires alike, said the helicopter journey to the village of Taesch took abound three minutes. 'It surprised us a bit this year and we're trying to make the best of it, ' Ms Biner said. On Monday, the avalanche danger level was raised to the highest possible rating of five, with the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research warning that if triggered, the avalanches would have the possibility of ...
  • US considering whether virus might explain attacks on American diplomats in Cuba

    US considering whether virus might explain attacks on American diplomats in Cuba

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    State Department officials testified that it was "incomprehensible" Cuba's Communist government would not have been aware of what happened or who was responsible, though they stopped short of assigning direct blame to Havana. The AP has previously reported that brain abnormalities were found in the Americans who fell ill, specifically changes to the white matter tracts that form the brain's internal communication system.
  • Public concern over state capture led to inquiry decision, says Zuma

    Public concern over state capture led to inquiry decision, says Zuma

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    Jan 10 South African President Jacob Zuma said that he would appoint a commission to inquire into the graft allegations into the highest levels of the state. No longer an elected NEC member, he can attend in his capacity as former ANC president. Zuma had challenged the right of the Public Protector to call for a judicial inquiry and the appointment by the chief justice of a judge to head it, saying it was the president's prerogative whether to set up such an inquiry.
  • Slain radio host's husband hired man to kill her

    Slain radio host's husband hired man to kill her

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    According to prosecuters, James Kauffman said he would sooner kill April than grant the divorce and lose half his empire. In court, prosecutors said the motion was in regards to the investigation into April Kauffman's murder, specifically a blood sample found in the home.
  • China will benefit from Trump's tantrum

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    The last disbursement, of $550 million in FY16 CSF, was in early 2017, he said. Third, the coming together of the U.S., Japan, India and Australia to form a Quadrilateral to maintain peace in the Asia-Pacific region shows India's significance in the region.
  • Australia had third-warmest year on record in 2017

    Australia had third-warmest year on record in 2017

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    The national mean temperature was almost one degree Celsius above average, with the heat "mostly associated" with human-caused global warming that also reduced rainfall in Australia's south, the bureau's statement said. It was fifth-warmest year for South Australia. "That means odds favouring warmer than average temperatures more often than in the past, that's what we've seen when you look at the temperatures into the late 1980s and '90s".
  • Judges order overhaul of North Carolina GOP's illegal partisan congressional districts

    Judges order overhaul of North Carolina GOP's illegal partisan congressional districts

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    The judges gave the state until January 29 to file a proposed remedial plan with the court. Wynn added that the evidence shows the "plan achieved the General Assembly's discriminatory partisan objective". "So I drew this map to help foster what I think is better for the country". In a separate opinion, District Judge William Osteen wrote that those who sued had failed to prove those rights had been violated.
  • Tsunami warning issued after 7.6 magnitude quake strikes off Honduras coast

    Tsunami warning issued after 7.6 magnitude quake strikes off Honduras coast

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    A tsunami advisory signals a threat to those in or near water, as strong currents and waves could be risky. A tsunami warning has been issued following the quake. No damage has been reported in the region, as of Tuesday evening. This affects the coastlines of the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Mexico, the Honduras , Cuba, Belize, San Andres and Providencia, Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua and Guatemala.
  • Siddaramaiah hits back at Yogi Adityanath over beef comment

    Siddaramaiah hits back at Yogi Adityanath over beef comment

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    Many among Hindus consume beef. Yeddyurappa also said that the delay in implementation of the Upper Bhadra Project is directly attributed to the insensitive administration of Siddaramaiah, who has not provided funds for the speedy completion of the project and said that the water will flow after BJP comes to power.
  • Kim Jong-Un names delegates for inter-Korean talks

    Kim Jong-Un names delegates for inter-Korean talks

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    Asked if the president's tweet had hurt USA credibility with its allies, including Japan and South Korea, Haley was firm. Of the upcoming talks between Seoul and Pyongyang, Trump said, "I hope it works out". "(But) if something can happen and something can come out of those talks, that would be a great thing for all of humanity. While there aren't any guarantees of Ryom and Kim being sent across the border to compete in South Korea, Marcotte said he would love if the pair could attend the ...
  • Ecuador tired of embassy guest Assange

    Ecuador tired of embassy guest Assange

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    Legal experts said a successful outcome could pave the way for a presidential pardon, which would increase the likelihood of Assange agreeing to leave the Ecuadorian embassy. The Andean country's new government, however, has said it is concerned over Assange's "complicated" situation. Assange initially entered Ecuador's Embassy to escape an investigation in Sweden related to accusations of rape there, but that inquiry has since been dropped.