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Ola was founded in 2011 and has a massive offering with over 125 million users, however until this year, that offering had been limited to just India, with the company picking Australia as its first foray into global markets. Founded in 2011, Ola has been competing against Uber in the Indian ride-sharing market. It will also offer discounts for subsequent rides. It now looms as a major threat to United States pioneer Uber in the increasingly crowded app-based ride sharing market after ...
  • Haley: We're prepared to act on Syria

    Haley: We're prepared to act on Syria

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    Moscow has been one of the key allies of Syrian President Bashar Assad since it launched a military operation in the country, helping him turn the tide of war in his favour. "The people here are treating us well but we still have families inside who couldn't leave", she said. There were fewer fighter planes and strikes on the town on Tuesday, she said, probably as a result of the evacuations - but like many in the area she didn't know how long the arrangement would last.
  • More Countries May Be Exempted From Steel And Aluminum Tariffs

    More Countries May Be Exempted From Steel And Aluminum Tariffs

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    Quebec is a huge stakeholder, which is why the Prime Minister is visiting. Later this week, Trudeau is due to visit the Ontario steel city of Hamilton, where workers are on edge. The Canadian government has vowed to retaliate if duties are imposed, but the prime minister did not answer directly when asked what measures it might take.
  • US' Stiff Tariffs on Steel Imports

    US' Stiff Tariffs on Steel Imports

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    One economist predicted a small gain in jobs . Defenders of the tariffs argue that steel and aluminum are important for national defense, and so need to be protected even at the cost of less martial industries. Some countries subsidize their steel producers and allow them to sell steel at unfairly low prices. Moreover, there is a real question of whether the tariffs, based as they are on documented national security concerns, really do qualify as violations of US commitments.
  • Big Bang releases 'Flower Road' as group goes on hiatus

    Big Bang releases 'Flower Road' as group goes on hiatus

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    The K-pop quintet released " Flower Road " on Tuesday (March 13), marking a final sendoff before they begin a lengthy hiatus while band members serve in South Korea's military . BigBang's Flower Road is a "love letter" to fans before the military enlistment of Daesung , Taeyang and G-Dragon, and it is co-written by G-Dragon and TOP.
  • Australia's plan to save white SA farmers from 'horrific circumstances'

    Australia's plan to save white SA farmers from 'horrific circumstances'

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    Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton , who oversees immigration, said they deserve "special attention" and is examining whether they can be accepted into Australia through refugee or humanitarian visas. "I doubt white South African farmers will make the move to Australia". Reuters was not able to verify the figures independently. "We have taken a decision that all agricultural unions in South Africa meet to help farmers in the country, black and white".
  • Nidahas Trophy: India eye final berth in Bangladesh tie

    Nidahas Trophy: India eye final berth in Bangladesh tie

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    WICKET! Washington Sundar is on fire here, as he has just got his third wicket. "I think he is a great bowler for our team, he has been doing really well". Seam bowler Rubel Hossain returned best bowling figures of two for 27 for Bangladesh . Barring Mushfiqur Rehman (72 not out), no other Bangladeshi batsman was up to the task.
  • Parents of Seth Rich sue Fox News over false story

    Parents of Seth Rich sue Fox News over false story

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    The goal of the story, according to the Riches and Wheeler, was to take political heat off the Trump administration as investigators probed whether Russian-backed hackers leaked the emails to advance his candidacy. Zimmerman and Butowsky published a story on May 16, 2017 claiming they spoke with multiple sources who had confirmed the conspiracy theory. But Joel and Mary Rich say that the story has followed them ever since, wreaking irreversible damage on them and their son, whose legacy ...
  • Source says QB Kirk Cousins deal to join the Vikings is 'done'

    Source says QB Kirk Cousins deal to join the Vikings is 'done'

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    Keenum had a career-year, performing like one of the league's best quarterbacks with better than a 3:1 touchdown-to-interception ratio and a 98.3 passer rating. Nelson had 550 receptions and 69 touchdown catches in 10 seasons in Green Bay. This was once Teddy Bridgewater's Vikings team before he suffered a devastating knee injury two seasons ago.
  • Ruckus in Gujarat Assembly as BJP, Congress MLAs exchange blows

    Ruckus in Gujarat Assembly as BJP, Congress MLAs exchange blows

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    Senior Congress legislator Vikram Madam tried to raise a question and participate in the issue but was repeatedly shouted down by the members from treasury benches. Dudhat hit BJP MLA Jagdish Panchal with his belt as both were engaged in exchanging blows and slaps. Deputy Chief Minister Patel said the incident was shameful.
  • Jeff Radebe defends 'clean energy' deals despite objections

    Jeff Radebe defends 'clean energy' deals despite objections

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    South Africa can not fight the move towards renewable power, energy expert Chris Yelland said on Tuesday. Below are some of the reactions expressed on Twitter. NUMSA is not only trying to prevent the inevitable, but they are also trying to keep South Africa in bondage to expensive and polluting means of generating power.
  • Sierra Leone to Hold Runoff Vote As Opposition Wins First Round

    Sierra Leone to Hold Runoff Vote As Opposition Wins First Round

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    Sierra Leone's elections could pave the way for blockchain technology to shape elections around the world. This is the first time that Sierra Leone authorities would take charge of the electoral process since end of the country's 11-year civil war in 2002, and the withdrawal of the UN Mission in 2014.
  • Canada could be caught in the middle of a USA trade-war

    Canada could be caught in the middle of a USA trade-war

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    A more likely scenario is that other countries could respond with strategic tariffs and duties on other USA products, according to Chad Bown, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "A trade war will be catastrophic for China, the USA, and the rest of the world", he said. What isn't speculation is how Trump's tariffs have brought countries to the negotiating table in only days.
  • Barack Obama Reveals NCAA Bracket ... Picks Mich

    Barack Obama Reveals NCAA Bracket ... Picks Mich

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    Obama has the Spartans beating Bucknell, Syracuse, Duke , and top-seeded Kansas to reach the Final Four along with defending national champion North Carolina, Villanova, and Virginia. Joining UConn and Mississippi State in the Final Four in Obama's bracket are Notre Dame (29-3) and Louisville (32-2). Obama's picks aren't too shocking, but he does have five of the eight SEC men's teams winning their first-round games.
  • Valley ag could see impact of steel, aluminum tariffs

    Valley ag could see impact of steel, aluminum tariffs

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    China, which had a $375 billion trade surplus with the USA, is the culprit regarding steel and aluminum. She added: "History has not been kind to investors during periods of protectionism and recent tweets suggest President Trump is leaning in rather than stepping back from threats to unleash a global trade war".
  • At Least 10 Afghan Security Forces Killed In Two Separate Attacks

    At Least 10 Afghan Security Forces Killed In Two Separate Attacks

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    Afghan security force members inspect the site of attack in Nad Ali district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, March 14, 2018. No group, including the Taliban, has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. However, the Taliban appears likely to miss that conference and have ruled out direct talks with the Western-backed government in Kabul, which they say is an illegitimate, foreign-imposed regime.
  • Hearing date set for Donald Trump showdown with porn star Stormy Daniels

    Hearing date set for Donald Trump showdown with porn star Stormy Daniels

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    During an interview with MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace, Avenatti insisted that people will believe Daniels' story about the alleged affair when they see her tell it on video. I am attempting to speak honestly and openly to the American people about my relationship with now President Donald Trump , as well as the intimidation and tactics that he, together with his attorney Michael Cohen , have used to silence me.
  • Search for pilot after Navy jet crashes off Key West

    Search for pilot after Navy jet crashes off Key West

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    ABC News reported that a spokesperson said one pilot ejected but it was "unclear whether the pilot was over land or water". Earlier this month, an F/A-18 from the squadron performed a rare nighttime flyover in Annapolis, Maryland, ahead of a Capitals versus Maple Leafs outdoor NHL hockey game played at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
  • White Nationalist Leader Faces Battery Charges In Ind.

    White Nationalist Leader Faces Battery Charges In Ind.

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    Police said Parrott, 36, called 911 from a Walmart near his home to report that Heimbach attacked him. WHAS-TV reports that arrest records show Heimbach, who spoke at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville last month, assaulted his wife's stepfather Matt Parrott, who also serves as a top spokesman for Heimbach's Traditionalist Worker Party.
  • Corbyn condemns Salisbury attack

    Corbyn condemns Salisbury attack

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    He said the most likely explanation was Russian Federation that was "directly or indirectly responsible" for the attack but "culpability takes many forms". The motion was swiftly signed by a number of prominent critics of Mr Corbyn, some of whom went public with their criticism of the leader's senior aide Seumas Milne.