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Meghalaya had been under Congress rule and after losing the state, the party is now in power in three other states, including Karnataka where elections are slated next month, and Puducherry. IPFT president NC Debbarma also asked the BJP to select the chief minister from among the tribal MLAs. Interestingly, nearly all the northeastern states where BJP has come to power in the last two years share one common feature - one party or alliance was in power for a decade or more before BJP and ...
  • Victoria Vivians scores 22 points in Mississippi State Win - Recap, Box score

    Victoria Vivians scores 22 points in Mississippi State Win - Recap, Box score

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    SC beat the Bulldogs last April for the program's first national championship, and now the Gamecocks (26-6) have their third straight SEC tournament title at Mississippi State's expense. And Texas A&M followed that same formula. They do a great job of exposing your weaknesses. She is a two-time SEC Defensive Player of the Year. The Bulldogs also were 10-for-21 from 3-point range.
  • De Blasio taps Richard Carranza as NYC schools chancellor

    De Blasio taps Richard Carranza as NYC schools chancellor

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    Carranza is "an educator's educator", said the Mayor in a live-streamed address from City Hall this afternoon. "His story is the story of the American Dream if ever there was one", said Mayor De Blasio, telling the story of Carranza's grandparents, immigrants to the US from Mexico, and Carranza's parents, who were blue-collar workers in Tuscon that valued their son's education.
  • Weather warning for Galway extended until tomorrow

    Weather warning for Galway extended until tomorrow

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    It said these levels remain low and will be monitored on an ongoing basis. Portarlington was also affected and large tracts of farm land was covered. Two new weather warnings have been issued by Met Éireann, as forecasters warn of "hazardous conditions" following Storm Emma .
  • Rajinikanth says he can offer MGR rule

    Rajinikanth says he can offer MGR rule

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    He also responded to the criticism on his banners said "I request my fans not to indulge in such activities. But why are you discouraging me and others?" the superstar asked. Criticising the present political establishment for not dispensing its duties, Rajinikanth said, "The present government and politicians are asking why are actors leaving their makeup and entering politics".
  • Perez pushes DREAM Act as Trump's DACA deadline passes

    Perez pushes DREAM Act as Trump's DACA deadline passes

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    The protesters Monday were part of the Seed Project, which staged a march from NY to Washington late last month, in anticipation of the March 5 deadline. DACA recipients, known as Dreamers, must reapply for protected status every two years. Former Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, now Trump's chief of staff, a year ago scrapped the Obama administration's policy of limiting deportations to people who pose a public safety threat, convicted criminals and those who have crossed the ...
  • Steele Says Russia Blocked Trump from Choosing Romney as Sec of State

    Steele Says Russia Blocked Trump from Choosing Romney as Sec of State

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    The New Yorker reported that Steele wrote, citing a 'senior Russian official, ' that Moscow blackballed Romney's nomination - something that would be an astonishing intervention in its rival's affairs. There are plenty of domestic political reasons that Trump may have turned against Romney. In fact, as the New Yorker recalls, people suspected that Trump never meant to go with Romney, and only dangled the job in front of him as payback for his criticism.
  • NY college on lockdown due to 'credible' threat

    NY college on lockdown due to 'credible' threat

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    Utica College administrators urged students and faculty to shelter in place as officers descended on the campus after a threat was phoned in shortly before noon. First, a threat was called into Utica College at around 11 a.m. and later, a threat was received by the administration at Jarvis Middle School in Mohawk.
  • NDPP to stake claim to form the Govt

    NDPP to stake claim to form the Govt

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    Kohima: The BJP on Monday said it would form the government in Nagaland with its pre-poll alliance partner NDPP and ruled out extending support to its 15-year-old ally the Naga People's Front (NPF), which emerged as the single largest party in the Assembly polls.
  • Seventh set of remains linked to alleged Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur

    Seventh set of remains linked to alleged Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur

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    Police are expected to officially announce the discovery at a news conference at Toronto police headquarters later this morning. Bruce McArthur, 66, was arrested earlier this year and has been charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Selim Esen, Andrew Kinsman, Majeed Kayhan, Dean Lisowick, Soroush Mahmoudi and Skandaraj Navaratnam.
  • May voices tariff worry to Trump

    May voices tariff worry to Trump

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    Trump is merely following through on his tough campaign talk on trade and is predicting a negligible overall impact on US consumers. White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro on the potential impact of the US imposing tariffs on aluminum and steel imports.
  • South Korea sends envoys to North Korea for talks

    South Korea sends envoys to North Korea for talks

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    It was not immediately clear whether the president was speaking jocularly, or if North Korean officials had actually placed a direct call to the White House. "We will deliver President Moon's firm resolution to denuclearise the Korean peninsula and to create honest and lasting peace", delegation leader Chung told reporters.
  • Hek leader of BJP legislature party

    Hek leader of BJP legislature party

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    They were accompanied by Chingwang Konyak, President NDPP; Visasolie Lhongou, President BJP Nagaland State Unit; V. Abu Metha, Secretary General NDPP; and Rusemtong Longkumer, General Secretary, NDPP. The top richest MLAs include Neiphiu Rio from the NDPP with assets worth over Rs 36 crore, K. Tokugha Sukhalu also of the same party with over Rs 17-crore assets and Yitachu from the NPF with over Rs 17-crore assets.
  • China Military Spending Quickens as Xi Seeks 'World Class' Force

    China Military Spending Quickens as Xi Seeks 'World Class' Force

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    Observers say China's actual military spending this year will be larger than the amount released. The target of "around 6.5 per cent", announced in a report by Premier Li Keqiang to the ceremonial National People's Congress, is down slightly from 2017 but would be among the world's strongest if achieved.
  • Rio, Zeliang meet Governor in Nagaland

    Rio, Zeliang meet Governor in Nagaland

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    It is reported that the BJP-NDPP alliance, which has won 29 out of the 59 Assembly constituencies where polls were held recently, is likely to stake claim to form the next Govt.in the State. The Naga People's Front and the National People's Party have written to Amit Shah seeking the BJP's backing to form the next government and have issued a veiled threat to pull out of Manipur if denied support.
  • Xi is transforming China. Is Washington taking notice?

    Xi is transforming China. Is Washington taking notice?

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    China also refuted criticism that its multi-billion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was a geo-strategic tool to spread its influence and said such a characterisation was a "misinterpretation". I expect eventually we will see warships and aircraft there regularly, if not based there permanently. Souvenir plates featuring portraits of former and current Chinese leaders including President Xi Jinping and the late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong are displayed for sale at a shop next to ...