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Five early voters from each of the 3025 polling stations in 59 of the 60 Assembly constituencies were rewarded with "early voter medals" by the state Election Commission yesterday, Chief Electoral Officer F R Kharkongor told PTI . The BJP, in a bid to capitalise on the "resentment" against the Congress-led coalition government for "not doing enough" to combat the ban, has promised a permanent solution within 180 days of forming the next government in the State.
  • Vikings reportedly not expected to franchise tag Case Keenum

    Vikings reportedly not expected to franchise tag Case Keenum

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    The Minnesota Vikings might have something to say about that. Since then there has been a ton of speculation as to where Cousins will end up and how much he will make. Thus continues the exodus out of Minnesota for the second of three quarterbacks. The Cleveland Browns need a quarterback. They would be unreal. Let us look at Cousins to the Vikings.
  • House Democrats back new ban on semi-automatic weapons

    House Democrats back new ban on semi-automatic weapons

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    The Stoneman Douglas community is still reeling from this terrible tragedy. "But they want and deserve action from Congress", Deutch said Monday. Following the tragic shooting in Parkland , FL, U.S. Clay also said he is proud of earning a "zero rating" from the NRA. The bill also requires the attorney general to create a public record of semiautomatic assault weapons that have been used in crimes.
  • Israeli court delays decision on extradition of alleged child sex-offender

    Israeli court delays decision on extradition of alleged child sex-offender

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    Camera IconMalka Leifer arrives at the court. She was arrested following an undercover investigation at Interpol's request and is suspected of obstructing Israeli court proceedings by attempting to hide evidence. The defence is demanding to see all evidence and material regarding the case and is seeking to bring in a long list of experts involved in the case since 2014 to prove she is unfit for trial.
  • Palace hails Maute Group inclusion in USA list of terror orgs

    Palace hails Maute Group inclusion in USA list of terror orgs

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    Andolong said. Malacañang meanwhile said Washington's move affirms Manila's belief that the Maute group is composed of local terrorists aided by foreign extremists. Two individuals were also added to the foreign terrorist list: ISIS-Somalia deputy leader Mahad Moalim and ISIS-West Africa leader Abu Musab al-Barnawi.
  • Emmanuel Macron government takes on union bastion in French rail reform

    Emmanuel Macron government takes on union bastion in French rail reform

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    While that report, submitted to the government earlier this month, recommended that a debt of slightly more than 45 billion euros be taken off SNCF hands, Philippe made it clear that could only happen if the company changed its ways. He said the SNCF would remain state-owned: it was part of French people's heritage and "will stay that way". Previous French governments have shied away from attempts to end SNCF workers' "jobs for life" and retirement in their 50s.
  • NSA chief: Trump 'has not ordered disruption of Russian Federation election meddling'

    NSA chief: Trump 'has not ordered disruption of Russian Federation election meddling'

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    When pressed on Rogers' comments stating that not enough has been done to deter Russian Federation from attempting to meddle in future US elections, Sanders said she disagrees with that premise. Sanders added that if there is a US administration to blame, it's not Trump's but former President Barack Obama's: "This happened under Obama, it didn't happen under President Trump".
  • KYC norms for prepaid wallets

    KYC norms for prepaid wallets

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    These incorporate players like Paytm , Ola Money, MobiKwik , and Amazon Pay. But the most hard part is that the deadline for this is February 28. "In the event PPI issuers not obtaining the KYC-related inputs within the timeline from their customers, customers will not lose their money", Kanungo said .
  • 20 states sue federal government to abolish Obamacare

    20 states sue federal government to abolish Obamacare

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    Roberts ruled that the mandate - and thus most of the ACA - was constitutional under Congress's taxing powers. Texas and Wisconsin are joined in the lawsuit against Obamacare by Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Indiana , Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah and West Virginia.
  • North Korea open to talks with United States, South Korea says

    North Korea open to talks with United States, South Korea says

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    North Korea - which carried out multiple missile tests previous year, including those believed capable of reaching the USA mainland - has long expressed its desire to talk to Washington without preconditions. While that claim was questionable - previous USA measures have targeted bigger players in the North Korean economy, including Chinese and Russian banks and business networks - it significantly tightens the noose on North Korean trading.
  • Women chasing Ducks at Pac-12 women's tourney

    Women chasing Ducks at Pac-12 women's tourney

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    We have some Pac-12 college basketball action on Thursday night as the Oregon State Beavers battle the Washington Huskies . Hopkins and UW are the dictionary definition of a bubble team . In their last meeting in January, the Trojans came out on top with a 73-72 victory. Following their win over UW, the Ducks fell in a semifinal to eventual tournament champion Stanford.
  • GST collections slip marginally in January to Rs 86318 crore

    GST collections slip marginally in January to Rs 86318 crore

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    So far, 17.65 lakh dealers got registered as Composition Dealers", according to Ministry of Finace. According to a government statement, 69-per cent of eligible taxpayers - almost 5.8 million - filed returns for January by 25 February, slightly higher than in the previous month.
  • Antoine Fuqua in talks to return to the Scarface remake

    Antoine Fuqua in talks to return to the Scarface remake

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    I don't normally advocate for remakes, but the time is right for a new Scarface - one that will take place in contemporary Los Angeles, and follow a Mexican immigrant's violent journey from rags to riches. Scarface was scheduled to arrive in theaters on August 10, 2018 , and is now undated. Fuqua will be ready after completing post on the Equalizer sequel with Denzel Washington .
  • Sereno's leave not a prelude to resignation-spokesman

    Sereno's leave not a prelude to resignation-spokesman

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    Sereno may become the second chief just to be impeached after Renato Corona was removed during a Senate trial in 2012, also for not disclosing income. The complaint also alleged that Sereno committed corruption when she, among other things, used public funds to finance her extravagant and lavish lifestyle by ordering the purchase of a brand-new luxurious Toyota Land Cruiser 2017 model as her personal vehicle, amounting to more than P5 million; and staying in opulent hotels when attending ...
  • This Is Us season 2 episode 17 preview: Deja's spotlight story

    This Is Us season 2 episode 17 preview: Deja's spotlight story

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    So make sure to bookmark this spot and come back from 9 PM - 10 PM ET! for our This Is Us recap. Want more news? Like our This Is Us Facebook page. Randall comes in with an angry look on his face to see Beth on stage. Beth can not believe he is anxious right now about nothing. Randall was all heart and love (much like Jack), and so she needed to be the voice of reason and calm to reign him in as needed, even if it meant hiding her own feelings.
  • (WAT) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.54 Per Share

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    Hl Svcs Ltd has 0.07% invested in Citigroup Inc. About 1.03M shares traded. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has risen 5.92% since February 26, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has "Equalweight" rating given on Wednesday, July 27 by Barclays Capital. On Tuesday, October 25 the stock rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with "Buy".
  • OKC's Big 3 are Being Officiated Differently — George

    OKC's Big 3 are Being Officiated Differently — George

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    But still, the Magic couldn't pull off a win for the first time since February 8, falling to the 76ers 116-105. George's comments on Monday came after LeBron James was critical of officiating after a loss Sunday to the San Antonio Spurs , when he said shooters are "protected" over aggressive rim attackers.
  • Miami Hurricanes at North Carolina

    Miami Hurricanes at North Carolina

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    The Terps' previous regular-season loss, in April 2014, was also to the Tar Heels . Gafford was 10 of 15 from the field, including seven dunks, and matched his career high with seven blocks for the Razorbacks (21-9, 10-7 Southeastern Conference), who won for the fourth time at home over a ranked team this season.
  • Sensex soars 304 points, Nifty reclaims 10550-mark

    Sensex soars 304 points, Nifty reclaims 10550-mark

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    The broader NSE Nifty 50 was at 10,554.30 at close, 28.30 points or 0.27% lower. The BSE Sensex rose 133.78 points, or 0.39 per cent, to 34,275.93. The new Fed chief's remarks on inflation and economy will be closely dissected amid recent concerns that a robust economy and higher inflation could prompt the central bank to raise rates more than its current projections.
  • India and Pakistan trade border fire, villagers flee

    India and Pakistan trade border fire, villagers flee

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    Pakistan on Tuesday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to condemn "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by India along the Line of Control in which, it said, a civilian had lost his life. Bhatt said militants waiting across the LoC are in groups of 30-40 at many places from Lepa Valley to Mandal areas on the Pakistani side of the LoC.