• Three northeastern States go to polls in February

    Three northeastern States go to polls in February

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    The Assembly terms of Meghalaya end on March 6, 2018 and the strength of the House is 60 members. The BJP is trying to develop its prospective in these three states. The CPI-M Government in Tripura is in power for last two decades while Congress is in power in Meghalaya. Rio said that he joined the newly-floated Nagaland Democratic People's Party (NDPP) after its leaders declared that the party was committed towards supporting the peace process and contributed towards relisation of early ...
  • Ceballos knee knock to be assessed after Real Madrid Copa win

    Ceballos knee knock to be assessed after Real Madrid Copa win

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    Marco Asensio's late strike helps Real Madrid secure a 1-0 win over Leganes in Thursday night's Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg at the Estadio Municipal de Butarque. "It's true we found it hard to find our usual adventure in our play", he said. Madrid's La Liga title defence has been a huge disappointment, with recent results including their first-ever home defeat to Villarreal in La Liga.
  • GOP-forged bill on funding gets through House

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    Several Democrats have already announced their opposition to the bill. With his absence, Republicans would need all Republicans and at least 10 Democrats to vote in favor of the measure for it to pass. Republican leaders said the plan would give the White House and lawmakers more time to work through the disputes on immigration and spending that they've tangled over for months.
  • Boris Johnson reportedly floats idea of giant Channel bridge, France says no

    Boris Johnson reportedly floats idea of giant Channel bridge, France says no

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    Thursday's summit between Prime Minister Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron at Sandhurst's Royal Military Academy was the French President's first United Kingdom visit. Mr Johnson said in a tweet that the United Kingdom and France had agreed that a panel of experts should be assigned to look at "major projects". The UK Chamber of Shipping said, according to the Times: "Building a huge concrete structure in the middle of the world's busiest shipping lane might come with some challenges".
  • December 2017 sees retail sales slump

    December 2017 sees retail sales slump

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    Sales slid by more than expected, economists had forecast December sales to drop by 0.6 percent. "The longer-term picture is one of slowing growth, with increased prices squeezing people's spending", Rhian Murphy, ONS Senior Statistician said regarding to the retail sales data.
  • California couple charged with torture, abuse of 13 children

    California couple charged with torture, abuse of 13 children

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    Formal charges could be announced Thursday in the case of the parents accused of torture and child endangerment after authorities said their 13 children were discovered chained and malnourished inside their Perris home. The Turpin children were often tied up for " weeks or even months at a time ", Hestrin told a roomful of reporters on Thursday. "The victims were not released to go to the bathroom".
  • All-female North Korea band leader set to visit South

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    Russian Federation has also gotten flak for stepping in to give North Koreans their second point of internet access to the outside world as China has helped further isolate the regime. The Unification Ministry said the North identified Hyon as the head of the less well-known Samjiyon Orchestra, which will make up much of the 140-member art troupe from the North.
  • Schools forced to shut as more snow closes in

    Schools forced to shut as more snow closes in

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    The warning, which runs from 9pm on Wednesday until 5am on Thursday, says that 3-8cm of fresh snow is likely to accumulate widely, with up to 20cm over high ground. Travellers are likely to experience significant delays. "My advice, as always, is to take extra time to plan your journey, listen to police advice and drive to the conditions".
  • Emirates order throws a lifeline to the A380

    Emirates order throws a lifeline to the A380

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    Speaking to reporters earlier this week , Airbus's sale director, Jim Leahy, said: "If we can't work out a deal with Emirates there is no choice but to shut down the program". "We've been able to deploy it on different missions across our network, giving us flexibility in terms of range and passenger mix", Sheikh Ahmed said.
  • Netanyahu says US Embassy to move to Jerusalem this year

    Netanyahu says US Embassy to move to Jerusalem this year

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    Talking about Isrel investing in the Bollywood industry, Netanyahu said that Israel has already invested 4 million shekels (Israeli currency) in Bollywood. PLO blasted the announcement, accusing the USA administration of being "complicit with Israel's occupation". AJC's Asia Pacific Institute has taken dozens of Indian and Indian American thought leaders to Israel on Project Interchange, an AJC educational institute, and regularly visits New Delhi for high-level meetings.
  • Gomez 'makes significant donation' to Time's Up

    Gomez 'makes significant donation' to Time's Up

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    Picking up where they left off! Those close to Selena are concerned that getting back together with Justin may be affecting her mental wellbeing. "To be honest, I'm not sure how to answer - not because I'm trying to back away from it", she said .
  • Egypt, Ethiopia: Presidents Talk Fence Mending And Dam Building

    Egypt, Ethiopia: Presidents Talk Fence Mending And Dam Building

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    Considered as a move to re-build mutual trust, Shoukry headed to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, last December with new suggestions regarding the dam to break the tensions between the three countries. Egypt's Foreign Ministry announced the visit in a statement that only made passing mention of the dam among other issues. Its 95 million people grow by at least a million every year, further straining its water resources and posing a perpetual challenge to its economic development.
  • House Approves Short-Term Spending Bill As Shutdown Looms

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    The bill passed on a 230 to 197 vote, with 11 Republicans voting against the bill put forth by their own party's leadership. Republicans and Democrats are scrambling to avert the shutdown, which could come at midnight Friday. Some government agencies began to prepare for a possible shutdown. Talks among top lawmakers and White House officials were moving slowly on an immigration package.
  • President Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

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    There is internal debate in the West Wing over whether Trump said "shithole" or "shithouse". "What I was struck with frankly, as I'm sure you were as well, was just the general profanity used in the room by nearly everyone ". Trump was responding to a reporter who asked if he wanted more immigrants from Norway. "I want them to come in from everywhere, everywhere", Mr.
  • Government Shutdown Looms Ahead of Trump's 1-Year Anniversary

    Government Shutdown Looms Ahead of Trump's 1-Year Anniversary

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    But if Democrats cast nay ballots, Republicans will try to turn that decision against vulnerable lawmakers in the midterm elections. White House officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment on whether Trump would still support the measure and sign it into law if it passes both chambers.
  • Amazon's HQ2 would have wide-ranging impact on Indianapolis

    Amazon's HQ2 would have wide-ranging impact on Indianapolis

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    Amazon has said the location for its second headquarters would bring 50,000 high-paying jobs and $5 billion worth of investment . "Getting from 238 to 20 was very tough", Amazon said in a tweet announcing the short list . Other cities like Dayton and tiny Stonecrest, Ga. - which offered to change its name to Amazon, Ga. - touted their cities to anyone who would listen, the mayor said.
  • Switzerland Bans Boiling Conscious Lobsters Alive

    Switzerland Bans Boiling Conscious Lobsters Alive

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    The Swiss government is also requiring that live lobsters must be transported in their natural environment rather than on ice, according to SwissInfo . The practice of boiling lobsters alive is common in seafood restaurants around the world, and stems from the belief that the crustaceans can't feel pain.
  • US Government Set To Run Out Of Money At Midnight Friday

    US Government Set To Run Out Of Money At Midnight Friday

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    Republicans hold only a 51-49 majority in the Senate and two Republicans have already announced their opposition, meaning Republican leaders will have to convince numerous Democrats to support it in order to reach the required 60-vote supermajority to approve the spending plan.
  • US Republicans scramble for votes in Congress to keep government open

    US Republicans scramble for votes in Congress to keep government open

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    The federal government is running on its third temporary spending bill since the fiscal year of 2018, which began on October 1, 2017 and is set to expire on January 19. In a statement Saturday , the US Citizenship and Immigration Services said the DACA program will be operated "on the terms in place" before it was rescinded last September .