• Italy elections: Main parties hold pre-poll rallies

    Italy elections: Main parties hold pre-poll rallies

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    Created in 2009 by former comedian Beppe Grillo and late web entrepreneur Gianroberto Casaleggio, the Five Star Movement has benefited from widespread disillusionment and anger at Italy's traditional political elites. Despite its name, it boasts the only female candidate for premier, Giorgia Meloni. While he can not hold office because of a tax fraud conviction but is still hoping to play a leading role and has put forward European Parliament President Antonio Tajani as his prime ...
  • Beast from the East: Snow arrives in the Border region

    Beast from the East: Snow arrives in the Border region

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    Much of Britain and Ireland is covered in snow as freezing Siberian weather dubbed "the Beast from the East " disrupts the travel plans of thousands. "Just knocking on someone's door to check they have everything they need can make a huge difference", the ICRC's Europe director, Simon Missiri, said.
  • Violent brawl between bear and tiger at Indian nature park

    Violent brawl between bear and tiger at Indian nature park

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    The video, taken on Wednesday during an afternoon safari, shows the encounter between two fierce animals. A battle begins and it is far from a playful fight. "It went on for 15 minutes. The tiger was roaring, it was a severe fight". "The tiger attacked the bear more than five minutes". After sticking around in the background for a few minutes, jumping and screaming anxiously, the bear cub runs away from the scene of the altercation.
  • Son arrested in shooting deaths of parents at Central Michigan University

    Son arrested in shooting deaths of parents at Central Michigan University

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    Davis Jr. was arrested without incident shortly after midnight following an intensive daylong search that included more than 100 police officers, some heavily armed in camouflage uniforms, authorities said. The university said Friday morning that the report concerns Campbell Hall on its campus in Mount Pleasant. Police said having the firearm on campus was a violation of university policy, despite James Sr.
  • Thousands march in Slovakia for slain journalist

    Thousands march in Slovakia for slain journalist

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    The move came a day after thousands flocked to candlelit anti-corruption vigils held across Slovakia, and just hours before Kuciak's funeral. Police found journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova, both 27, shot dead at their home near the capital Bratislava on Sunday.
  • Polling underway for 52 Senate seats across 4 Pakistan assemblies

    Polling underway for 52 Senate seats across 4 Pakistan assemblies

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    The polling began at 9 am and is expected to conclude without a break at 4 pm. Currently, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is the major party in Senate with 27 seats and its outgoing senator are 18. According to the code of conduct, no legislator would be allowed to carry mobile phones in the polling stations i.e. assembly buildings, while the lawmakers would need their secretariat cards for entry to the assembly halls.
  • Gauri Lankesh Murder: SIT Arrests a Hindu Yuva Sene Activist

    Gauri Lankesh Murder: SIT Arrests a Hindu Yuva Sene Activist

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    The SIT arrested Kumar, a resident of Maddur in Mandya, after informing a magistrate's court in Bengaluru that it had found evidence of Kumar's involvement in the Gauri Lankesh murder in the course of the investigation of the illegal arms case for which he was arrested on February 18.
  • King of Jordan's Visit to India Shines Spotlight on Hanafi Islam

    King of Jordan's Visit to India Shines Spotlight on Hanafi Islam

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    President Ram Nath Kovind will host a banquet in honour of King Abdullah while Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will call on the visiting dignitary. Both sides will also look to finalise a framework for defence cooperation, they said. India made an investment of $860 million in a joint venture, Jordan Indian Fertilisers Limited, to exploit the Jordanian reserves of rock phosphates to manufacture fertilisers.
  • Turkey rejects US, French calls for Afrin ceasefire in Syria

    Turkey rejects US, French calls for Afrin ceasefire in Syria

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    Turkey's state-run Anatolia news agency quoted Canikli as saying that 2,295 militants of Kurdish factions and Daesh terrorists had been "neutralized" in the offensive, which was launched on January 19. The Syrian government deployed fighters to the enclave a month later after the Kurds called for help. Another 13 were injured in the clashes on Thursday, with several said to be in a critical condition.
  • India, Vietnam to explore transfer of technology

    India, Vietnam to explore transfer of technology

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    The remarks assume significance given China's increasing influence in the Indian Ocean region and aggressive attitude in the South China Sea. He further said that both countries are also working along with other nations on trilateral possibilities, in the oil and gas sector.
  • Thirty-two year-old college dropout refuses to vacate her dorm room

    Thirty-two year-old college dropout refuses to vacate her dorm room

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    It claims she dropped out in 2016 and despite numerous vacate notices, has racked up a staggering $94,000 in unpaid residence hall charges. Earlier this week, the college filed a lawsuit against Palmer. "You are required to vacate and surrender the premises on or before October 31, 2017, at 12 p.m". For her part, Palmer argues that she isn't staying put because she loves the dorm life or because rent in NY is way too high.
  • Senate passes Lakey's 'stand your ground' bill on party-line vote

    Senate passes Lakey's 'stand your ground' bill on party-line vote

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    Ybarra missed the 11 a.m. meeting, because she is traveling to Washington, D.C., for a Council of Chief State School Officers legislative meeting and a meeting with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, spokeswoman Allison Westfall said. Linda Beigel Schulman, whose son, Scott Beigel, died protecting students from a hail of bullets at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, said she and others are being manipulated by politicians far more sophisticated than the Parkland community members.
  • French embassy in Burkina Faso attacked

    French embassy in Burkina Faso attacked

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    Two attackers were captured, according to military source and state television. The embassy came under attack around 10:15 GMT. The attack on the army headquarters, which initiated with an explosion, also injured about 50 people. The landlocked country of around 19 million exports cotton and gold. France, the former colonial power in the Sahel region, has deployed 4,000 troops and is supporting a five-country joint force gathering Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger.
  • Commerce Secretary Lectures Global Markets on 'Overreaction'

    Commerce Secretary Lectures Global Markets on 'Overreaction'

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    Ross displayed the items during a CNBC interview, explaining that tariffs would have a very small impact on the prices consumers will pay. "Then do the same calc for all the other industries and THEN add aluminum taxes, and we're starting to talk real money!" "Any new broad-based tariffs on imported tin plate steel ...
  • Tallaght Lidl Incident Makes Headlines Worldwide As Nine People Arrested

    Tallaght Lidl Incident Makes Headlines Worldwide As Nine People Arrested

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    The incident began shortly before 5pm when gardai at Tallaght station received reports of looting at the supermarket. Gardaí have said they are investigating the incidents. "All those arrested are now detained at Dublin Garda Stations". He said it detracted from the excellent work being done by local community groups and by South Dublin County Council during this current weather crisis.
  • Meghalaya: Congress leading in 21; NPP in 14 seats

    Meghalaya: Congress leading in 21; NPP in 14 seats

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    The ruling Naga People's Front ( NPF ) is leading in Nagaland with 14 seats while the BJP-Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) alliance is close behind with 12 seats. The election to one seat was countermanded following the killing of a candidate. In a bid to avoid a Goa-like situation in Meghalaya, the Congress has rushed its senior leaders to strike a deal in case it falls short of majority to form the government in the northeastern state.