• Tamil Nadu a secular state, Rath Yatra can't shake communal harmony: Rajinikanth

    Tamil Nadu a secular state, Rath Yatra can't shake communal harmony: Rajinikanth

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    Immediately after their eviction, the DMK members led by Working President M K Stalin hit the streets by squatting on the road in front of the State Secretariat demanding a ban on Yathra and staged a road roko , leading to their arrests. "The BJP and its sister organisations are trying to nurture religious extremism in Tamil Nadu". Stalin had earlier stated that the rath yatra would amount to contempt of court as the Ram temple issue was pending before the Supreme Court.
  • UK, EU agree Brexit transition terms

    UK, EU agree Brexit transition terms

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    The transition deal has been agreed, and Barnier says a large part of the final exit treaty has also been settled. Simon Coveney, the Republic of Ireland's foreign minister, said after meeting Michel Barnier that "negotiations are moving forward - progress on Irish issues remains a key priority for both negotiating teams and solidarity with our European Union partners remains strong".
  • Financial website claims South Dakota is dependent upon gun industry

    Financial website claims South Dakota is dependent upon gun industry

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    With Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell leading the U.S. Senate plus other politicians in Congress, Kentucky was ranked seventh among the states for amount of gun-rights contributions to congressional members per capita. The state ranks fifth for National Instant Criminal Background Check System checks per capita, first for gun-control contributions to congressional members per capita and 13th for gun-rights contributions to congressional members per capita.
  • Putin has genuine support in Russia: Finnish FM

    Putin has genuine support in Russia: Finnish FM

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    There is no doubt that Putin will be declared the victor of Sunday's election; but it is greatly to the credit of Russian civil society that so much will be known about the manner of his victory. Given the lack of real competition, authorities are struggling against voter apathy - and have put many of Russia's almost 111 million voters under intense pressure to cast ballots.
  • One more Periyar statue vandalized in Tamil Nadu

    One more Periyar statue vandalized in Tamil Nadu

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    The vandalisation took place following Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader H Raja's controversial Facebook post where he had threatened the Dravidian icon. According to reports, hours after a Periyar statue was vandalised in Vellore, several petrol bombs were thrown at the BJP office in Gandhipuram in Coimbatore.
  • Indian abducted by IS in 2015 killed: Sushma Swaraj

    Indian abducted by IS in 2015 killed: Sushma Swaraj

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    Last year, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj had brushed aside all the speculations about the death of the abductees, arguing that she would not declare they were dead unless there was concrete evidence to prove it. "To track down the bodies of our people and to take them all back to Baghdad was a huge task". "We did not keep anyone in dark, it was not falsehood but tireless effort", Swaraj said.
  • Trump tariff package would impose $60 billion in levies on China annually

    Trump tariff package would impose $60 billion in levies on China annually

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    U.S. companies from Walmart Inc.to Amazon .com Inc. warned Trump this week that any sweeping trade action against China could raise consumer prices, increase costs for businesses and hurt stock prices. In other words, if Trump gets his way, Americans will end up paying more for their homes-and for just about everything we buy to fill them. Steel producers in the US and worldwide are preparing for the impact of the recently-proposed tariffs by the Trump administration of 25 percent on ...
  • Putin calls on Russians to stay united

    Putin calls on Russians to stay united

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    Nixey says the turnout will ultimately be a reflection of Putin's legitimacy and how the next six years are going to go for him. Johnson said it was "not the response of a country that really believed itself to be innocent". In both cases, Moscow has dismissed the accusations of involvement in the attacks. "If it had not been for our observers, the turnout for Putin would have been 80%, and that would have given an opportunity to state that the 'whole Russian Federation stands for Putin'".
  • Democrat claims victory in Trump heartland knife-edge election

    Democrat claims victory in Trump heartland knife-edge election

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    Lamb is pro-gun rights, but in favor of universal background checks. Democrat Conor Lamb has claimed victory in an election in a Republican stronghold in Pennsylvania which is seen as a key indicator of Donald Trump's popularity. We have cable news propagandists wall-to-wall telling us what we should think about this week's special election in Pennsylvania where a Democrat appears to have won a seat that had been securely in Republican hands for 15 years.
  • 1 person injured after package explodes at FedEx facility near San Antonio

    1 person injured after package explodes at FedEx facility near San Antonio

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    One person was injured when a package bound for Austin exploded at FedEx distribution center near San Antonio, Texas. "At this hour, ATF and Federal Bureau of Investigation assets are beginning to arrive". Two men in their 20's were injured Sunday. The package contained shrapnel consisting of nails and pieces of metal, sources said, but none of the 75 employees inside the facility were injured.
  • Sasikala gets 15-day parole to attend husband Natarajan's last rites

    Sasikala gets 15-day parole to attend husband Natarajan's last rites

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    Jailed All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ( AIADMK ) leader VK Sasikala's husband Natarajan Maruthappa passed away on Tuesday at around 1.35 am at the Gleneagles Global hospital in Chennai . J Jayalalithaa let VK Sasikala back on her side but as per various reports, she let a condition that Sasikala should end her all kind of relationship and ties she is having with her family, including her husband also .
  • Ilyas flays foreign players who refuse to play in Pakistan

    Ilyas flays foreign players who refuse to play in Pakistan

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    Islamabad United have already qualified for the final. Lauding the efforts of PCB chairman Najam Sethi for the great initiate of PSL and bringing worldwide cricket to Pakistan, Ilyas said the PCB chairman and his team has been working very hard, which is evident through success of PSL and tours of global teams to Pakistan.
  • Palestinian President Blames Hamas for Attack on PM's Convoy

    Palestinian President Blames Hamas for Attack on PM's Convoy

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    The son of a dog says they build on their land? President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE announced late a year ago that the US would begin recognizing Jerusalem as the country's capital, going against the global community.
  • Mahmoud Abbas blames Hamas for Gaza attack on PM's convoy

    Mahmoud Abbas blames Hamas for Gaza attack on PM's convoy

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    In his address, Abbas also rejected the White House peace proposal, which is still being developed. Hours early, Friedman had taken to Twitter to criticize the Palestinian Authority for neglecting to condemn the recent attack by a terrorist who killed 2 Israeli soldiers with his auto, and the fatal stabbing by a PA resident of a Jewish father of four in Jerusalem's Old City .
  • MS passes strictest abortion law

    MS passes strictest abortion law

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    The state has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the nation. Abortion rights advocates say the law is unconstitutional because it limits abortion before fetuses can live outside the womb. "Whatever challenges we have to take on to do that, is something we're willing to do". "We certainly think this bill is unconstitutional", said Katherine Klein, equality advocacy coordinator for the American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi.
  • Why Jacinda Ardern won't call Vladimir Putin about his Russian election win

    Why Jacinda Ardern won't call Vladimir Putin about his Russian election win

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    German Chancellor Angela Merkel "warmly congratulated" Mr Putin while stressing in a message she wrote the need to continue dialogue "to address important bilateral and global challenges and find viable solutions". German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier congratulated Mr Putin in his re-election and said he hoped he would use his new term in office to "counter alienation on our continent and between the peoples of Russian Federation and Germany".
  • Ryan Donato Skates On Bruins' Third Line During Monday's Morning Skate

    Ryan Donato Skates On Bruins' Third Line During Monday's Morning Skate

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    The 21-year-old is eligible to be in Boston's lineup Monday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets , a big boost to a Stanley Cup contender down the stretch. NOTES: Boston F David Pastrnak got his 70th point on Marchand's goal, matching his career-high. He is, however, eligible to jump in and help a forward group in Boston that is now without veteran centers Patrice Bergeron and David Backes , and rookie winger Jake DeBrusk , because of injuries.