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Rangers and Frontier Corps personnel have been deployed outside all the polling stations established in parliament house and the four provincial assemblies. Pakistan's Senate comprises 23 members from each province, eight from FATA and four members from Islamabad . Unlike the last senate elections in 2015, lawmakers were not even allowed to take their phones into the assemblies during the vote.
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    Meanwhile, the IPFT sought a respectable representation for its MLAs in the new state government, a day after the party and the BJP swept the Assembly polls , ending the 25-year Left Front rule in the state. Fadnavis said that Atal Bihari Vajpayee, during his Prime Ministerhsip, had come up with several measures for the development of the region but subsequent non-BJP governments nullified the progress by indulging in corruption.
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    Friday morning's high tide fell just short of that, peaking at 14.67 feet, for the city's third-highest flooding on record, according to the National Weather Service . "It looks like a war zone", she said Saturday , describing the scene in the coastal town near Boston where powerful waves dumped sand and rubble on roads and winds uprooted massive trees.
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    Mr Joyce said he would not be getting a paternity test and was planning to raise the child as his own regardless of who the father was. Mr Joyce claims he was not asked whether the child was his before Ms Campion's pregnancy was revealed to the Australian public on the front cover of The Daily Telegraph , eventually resulting in his resignation from Cabinet .
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    The Democrats tried to attach four bills - including banning "bump stocks" and allowing courts to take risky people's weapons away - to other legislation that was up for consideration. Andrew Cuomo - could include more money for security cameras, armed officers as schools and better emergency-response plans. "Thoughts and prayers are helpful but they will not be enough to solve the crisis and to keep our communities safe".
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    The inability to agree on salary terms is impacting 277,000 students- who have been out of school since February 22 - and 35,000 employees in West Virginia , where teacher salaries start at about $33,000, which is among the lowest in the country.
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    However, Zeliang virtually ruled out any alliance with the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) that fought the state assembly election with the BJP . In 2013, the NPF had won 38 seats, BJP one, and Independents eight while Congress had won eight, JD (U) one and the NCP four. Zumvu said Zeliang would meet the senior central leadership of the BJP.
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    Friday night. Rabel says Siddique visited the store to get new shoes with her family before the mirror fell on her. "You wouldn't really expect it", Iftkhar said said. Little Ifrah Siddique was taken to a nearby hospital following the accident in Riverdale, but she passed away from her injuries, according to WSB .
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    Following a phone call between Mrs May and the president on Sunday, a Downing Street spokesman said: "The Prime Minister raised our deep concern at the President's forthcoming announcement on steel and aluminium tariffs, noting that multilateral action was the only".
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    North Korea responded with its own threats Sunday, saying that "if the U.S. has indeed the guts to confront us in a "rough" manner, we will not necessarily take the trouble to stop it". The latest developments have come in the wake of Winter Olympics that has effectively proved catalytic in frequent exchange of friendly dialogue between South and North Korean dignitaries.
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    Barca's is sitting above Atletico at the top of La Liga by a lead of 5 points heading into March. In head-to-head statistics, these two sides have faced each other on 57 occasions, with Barca boasting 28 wins compared to Atletico's 15, while 14 matches ended in draws.
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    Along with the sheriff's comments, guidelines by the Broward Sheriff's Office for so-called active shooter situations would further support liability claims , said John Berry, a Virginia lawyer who defends police officers. The lawyer said Israel's account of Peterson's actions that day were a " gross oversimplification " of the events. Peter Blair, a criminal justice professor and director of the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training Center at Texas State University, was ...
  • Israel's Netanyahu to invite Trump to open Jerusalem embassy in May

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    It is suspected that he acted in favor of Bezeq, the largest Israeli telecommunications company, in exchange for favorable coverage on the popular news site Walla, owned by Bezeq. The case is one of at least four corruption investigations in which the four-term Prime Minister and his close confidants were suspected to be involved.
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    The three will remain in custody and appear in court on Monday. Those arrested are all in their 30s and come from the East Midlands area which encompasses Leicester, and East Anglia and the North West of England. Aram Kurd, 33, Hawkar Hassan, 32 and Arkan Ali, 37, were arrested on Wednesday and now each face five counts of manslaughter and arson with intent to endanger life.
  • Italians vote in country's general elections

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    The polls rank second in the Eurosceptic "5 Star Movement", while 3rd in the center-left coalition. Berlusconi is poised to lead a new coalition government , 6 years since he was last Prime Minister. He said: "I think if they create a coalition among all the populists it would be fantastic, it would terrify Brussels and pierce it in its heart". "It's been the case before but never like today", said Roberto D'Alimonte, head of political science at Rome's Luiss University.
  • Irish Met Office issues red weather warning for entire country

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    Meanwhile, a Status Yellow alert has been extended for Connacht and Donegal until midday tomorrow. Rain will begin to spread from the south today and this will start the melting process with potential flooding. All Expressway inter-city services nationwide will also not operate. Met Éireann forecaster Joanne Donnelly also warned of thunder storms in some areas.
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    Group A is headlined by the West Indies and also has Ireland, Netherlands, PNG and United Arab Emirates . At the end of the Super Six stage, the top two teams on points contest the final, with both assured of qualification for the World Cup.