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The fact that only some of the names of the members of a single family appeared on the list while others did not has also raised doubts about the rigour of the verification process. The NRC exercise is likely to be over by the end of the year. Over 1.39 crore applicants did not find their names in the first draft even as people thronged the NRC Seva Kendras to check for their names.
  • Trump claims he 'probably' has a good relationship with N. Korea leader

    Trump claims he 'probably' has a good relationship with N. Korea leader

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    Plus, the International Olympic Committee will most likely extend "wild card" spots to North Korean athletes to allow more of them to compete in the games. Speaking about the North Korean people's attitude towards its taekwondo athletes, the source said, "People believe that "taekwondo holds the vigor of Chosun (North Korea),' and that the traditional taekwondo outfit alone is enough to defeat the opponent's spirit".
  • Mnangagwa to visit Namibia

    Mnangagwa to visit Namibia

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    This would be his first official visit to Namibia as Zimbabwean president since taking over from former ousted president Robert Mugabe . "Right now the cabinet of the Republic of Zimbabwe is led by the most feared people in the history of this country".
  • Trump Threatens To Withdraw US Aid To Palestinians

    Trump Threatens To Withdraw US Aid To Palestinians

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    Yesterday, Trump and his United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley threatened Palestine with cutting of financial funds to the Palestinians and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees ( UNRWA ) to ensure that the Palestinians would return to the negotiating table with Israel.
  • Three soldiers injured in accident during Army Day parade rehearsal

    Three soldiers injured in accident during Army Day parade rehearsal

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    A video has been making rounds on social media which shows the jawans sliding down on a rope tied to the chopper. Two Army jawans were injured during slithering operation. According to reports, the incident took place on January 9 and the soldiers are now undergoing treatment at Army Hospital Research And Referral in New Delhi.
  • Texas native escapes California mudslide in Prius

    Texas native escapes California mudslide in Prius

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    Franklin and his girlfriend then got in his vehicle and attempted to drive down the street. "When I got halfway down the hill, I just felt this burst of water hit the back of the auto", he said. The couple hopped in the auto and started driving - but soon realized the mud had overtaken the vehicle and was sweeping them down the road. He told KTLA , "I didn't even know a Prius could hold up in nothing like that".
  • Tamil Nadu: Transport workers ends their eight-day long strike

    Tamil Nadu: Transport workers ends their eight-day long strike

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    Tamil Nadu State Transport minister MR Vijayabaskar said these unions were spreading false information about the government's efforts. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president MK Stalin also opposed the bill and said, "People will laugh at us for this hike when transport workers in the state are on strike demanding a salary hike".
  • Trump Suggests He Has 'Very Good Relationship' With North Korea's Kim

    Trump Suggests He Has 'Very Good Relationship' With North Korea's Kim

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    I'm not saying I have or haven't. "I think you people are surprised". "I'm a very flexible person", Trump added. In his New Year's address last week, Kim said he has a "nuclear button" that could fire weapons anywhere in the United States, and Trump responded that he has a much bigger and more powerful "nuclear button".
  • HUD awards $73.5 million to MA homeless programs

    HUD awards $73.5 million to MA homeless programs

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    McHenry County received around a million dollars, while DeKalb and DeKalb County received a total of almost 600,000. Los Angeles County - which has the nation's second-highest number of homeless people of any region at more than 55,000 - will receive about $122 million.
  • PM Modi attends NITI Aayog's

    PM Modi attends NITI Aayog's "Economic Policy - The Road Ahead" meeting

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    Another expert pointed out that more than 20 percent educated youth were unemployed. The meeting also discussed the job situation and Kumar said the NITI Aayog task force will unveil its new jobs data soon. Kumar, however, opines that the budget will mainly focus on improving the welfare of common man. Kumar also added that the National Medical Commission Bill was supported by all the experts including doctors.
  • US Attorneys launch new human trafficking website

    US Attorneys launch new human trafficking website

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    When a child's body is being sold, it's abuse and rape, period. When one site closes down, another is ready, using tactics that thinly veil its objective. Under a law enacted last year, soliciting a minor now carries a penalty of 20 years to life in prison. The Livingston County Board of Supervisors was slated to consider proclaiming January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month For Livingston County via official resolution at its Jan.
  • Nitish Kumar's convoy attacked in Buxar, 2 security men injured

    Nitish Kumar's convoy attacked in Buxar, 2 security men injured

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    Some ten policemen in charge of the CM's security sustained severe injuries. However, Nitish Kumar was whisked out of the spot by his security personnel in time. Earlier in the yatra, when some protesters waved black flags at Sulindabad village in Saharsa, Mr. Kumar had said wryly, "What is wrong with black colour? They try to mislead and provoke others but people should not get perturbed over such minor happenings", the chief minister said while addressing a public meeting in Dumraon block ...
  • Brightline Begins Introductory Service Sat., Jan. 13

    Brightline Begins Introductory Service Sat., Jan. 13

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    Within hours of announcing that its introductory service would begin Saturday, Brightline's website malfunctioned, preventing prospective passengers from booking trips on the new trains . Equipped with comfortable seats, the train will travel between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale at up to 70 miles per hour, creating a trip that lasts only 30 minutes.
  • Chaotic start to British PM's new year reshuffle

    Chaotic start to British PM's new year reshuffle

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    And some of the new lineup, including Bradley, and Saffron Walden MP Kemi Badenoch, presented a younger, fresher face to the world. According to Curtice, May failed to achieve her first objective, as Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt refused to be moved to the position of business secretary while Secretary for Education Justine Greening stepped down from the government, after turning down the offer to become work and pensions secretary.
  • Catalan Separatists Back Puigdemont, Reviving Prospect Of Independence Push

    Catalan Separatists Back Puigdemont, Reviving Prospect Of Independence Push

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    Puigdemont's party unexpectedly won the most seats among the main separatist parties in December, even though Puigdemont has not made clear whether he plans to return from Belgium. He faces charges of sedition, rebellion, disobedience and misuse of public funds in Spain in the wake of the independence referendum on October 1st and the unilateral declaration of independence in the region on October 27th.
  • 'Drunk' Russian crashes tank into store, goes shopping

    'Drunk' Russian crashes tank into store, goes shopping

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    The man stole the military vehicle from a military driving school in the Murmansk region, the Guardian reported. It's also quite impressive he managed to drive it and only smash one vehicle (and a supermarket shopfront) in the process. Reuters notes that witnesses at the scene "did not seem particularly disturbed by the incident". A drunken man on Wednesday commandeered an armored vehicle and crashed it into a store's window in northwestern Russian Federation, hurting no one, police said.
  • Elderly couple appear in Lancaster County Court for 2nd drug-related arrest

    Elderly couple appear in Lancaster County Court for 2nd drug-related arrest

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    A drug dog indicated it smelled drugs in the truck so deputies searched the truck and found most of the money in a duffel bag in the truck's cargo area, the report said. Justin Jiron's boss told the paper that there is no connection between the Nebraska bust and her employee. York County Sheriff's Lt. Paul Vrbka told the News-Times that Barbara Jiron was cited but was not jailed at that time "due to some medical issues".
  • Millions of Catholics join Black Nazarene procession in Philippines

    Millions of Catholics join Black Nazarene procession in Philippines

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    Manila is hosting the International Pilgrimage of the Black Nazarene. "Actually, this procession was held upon the instruction of General Sapitula, who is a devotee of the Black Nazarene", said Pardo. In 2006, a male devotee died after a wooden plank covering a manhole collapsed. It will cover a 500-metre radius from the procession route, the Quirino Grandstand and Quiapo Church.
  • Jim Tressel says he will not enter US Senate race

    Jim Tressel says he will not enter US Senate race

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    Dave Joyce, R-Ohio according to the Washington Examiner which says two unnamed party members have acknowledged that Tressel has not expressed interest in running for the Senate. If Trump did commit to supporting Renacci in the Senate race, the president presumably could help the multi-millionaire businessman raise money for what would be a tough race to unseat Brown.