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Warren continued to press Carson, who is facing criticism for spending $31,000 in taxpayers' money on a new dining room set for his HUD office. Mr. Carson, appearing before Congress for the first time since the purchase of the table, chairs and hutch was made public, appeared annoyed when a Democrat at the hearing suggested that he was guilty of "ethical lapses" and turning over key decisions to members of his family.
  • Trump hits $50 billion of China goods amid fears of trade war

    Trump hits $50 billion of China goods amid fears of trade war

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    Friday's statement did not indicate a specific date the tariffs would go into effect, but noted businesses had until March 31 to offer opinions. He said China would target states and industries that are important to Trump , such as autos, planes, IT and semiconductors, wheat, corn and soybeans.
  • Curfew relaxed in Odisha town for Ram Navami

    Curfew relaxed in Odisha town for Ram Navami

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    State BJP chief Dilip Ghosh was seen brandishing a sword while taking part in celebrations in his Kharagpur constituency. The party's women wing president Locket Chatterjee was seen carrying a trident. Sinha welcomed the TMC rallies, claiming that the ruling party had to finally bow their heads and acknowledge the importance of the Hindu population in Bengal.
  • House passes massive $1.3 trillion spending bill

    House passes massive $1.3 trillion spending bill

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    Ryan delivered a summary of the spending legislation to Trump at the White House Wednesday afternoon. The $1.3 trillion spending package passed the House 256-167, with the "no" votes coming from both sides of the aisle: 90 Republicans and 77 Democrats.
  • New data leak hits Aadhaar database, UIDAI dismisses report

    New data leak hits Aadhaar database, UIDAI dismisses report

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    UIDAI assured that the Aadhaar details remain safe and secure and the story sourced from ZDNet relating to Aadhaar database is "totally baseless, false and irresponsible". It has "nothing to do with security of UIDAIs Aadhaar database", it said. "These can be found in less than 20 minutes", Saini told Reuters . "The answer would obviously be in negative".
  • SA fans have been disgraceful, says Lehmann: David Warner incident

    SA fans have been disgraceful, says Lehmann: David Warner incident

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    Cape Town: It seriously was a nightmare Test for Australia . Australia's last batsman, Josh Hazlewood, hit two fours off Kagiso Rabada before he was caught by Amla at first slip off Rabada off the 17th ball of the day. Brief scores: South Africa 311 (Dean Elgar 141*; Pat Cummins 4-78) & 373 ( Aiden Markram 84; Pat Cummins 3-67) beat Australia 255 ( Cameron Bancroft 77; Morne Morkel 4-87) & 107 ( David Warner 32; Morne Morkel 5-23) by 322 runs .
  • March for Our Lives: five of the most powerful speeches

    March for Our Lives: five of the most powerful speeches

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    Numerous speakers at the March for Our Lives rally were students propelled into the debate over gun laws when a 19-year-old with a semi-automatic rifle mowed down their classmates and teachers last month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida.
  • Austin bomber left 25-minute confession but no reason why

    Austin bomber left 25-minute confession but no reason why

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    Courtney, who said Conditt had visited his Lakewood, Colorado, home over Christmas, told The Associated Press he doesn't "know that anybody saw this coming". "I dont know what else to say". We had no idea of the darkness that Mark must have been in. As authorities continue their investigation, the Austin area is left to mourn the loss of Anthony House and Draylen Mason .
  • Car Bomb Explodes Near Parliament in Somali Capital

    Car Bomb Explodes Near Parliament in Somali Capital

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    The auto bomb was detonated at a checkpoint after soldiers intercepted and stopped a suspicious vehicle, senior police Capt. Mohamed Hussein told The Associated Press. On Wednesday, at least 26 people were killed and 18 others wounded in a suicide blast in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul. He said 13 government soldiers had been killed, without offering any evidence.
  • Israel attacks Hamas positions after Gaza Strip fence breached

    Israel attacks Hamas positions after Gaza Strip fence breached

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    The practice has in effect destroyed much of the agricultural and fishing sector of the blockaded coastal enclave, which has been under an Israeli air, land, and sea blockade for 10 years. Four Gaza Arabs snuck into Israel on Shabbos morning, intending to cause damage to engineering equipment used by the IDF to construct defenses against Gaza terror tunnels.
  • China pushes back, threatens new tariffs on pork and other goods

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    US agricultural exports to China stood at $19.6 billion previous year, with soybean shipments accounting for $12.4 billion. The first shots have been fired in a trade war between the USA and China that threatens to affect us all. In the past, Beijing has reacted angrily to such moves, saying they are provocative. Several U.S. chief executives attending a high-profile forum in Beijing on Saturday, including BlackRock Inc´s Larry Fink and Apple Inc´s Tim Cook, urged restraint.
  • PM Narendra Modi teaches Yogas in his '3D animated' avatar

    PM Narendra Modi teaches Yogas in his '3D animated' avatar

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    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing at the inaugural ceremony of the INDOSAN (India Sanitation Conference), in New Delhi on September 30, 2016. "If I may elaborate on this, MSP will include labour cost of other workers employed, expenses incurred on own animals and cost of animals and machinery taken on rent, cost of seeds, cost of each type of fertilizer used, irrigation cost, land revenue paid to the state government, interest paid on working capital, ground rent in case of ...
  • No Problem Stripping Before

    No Problem Stripping Before "White Man": Minister's Barb On Aadhaar Row

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    Your bio-metric data is with UIDAI and let me assure you that it has not been breached, its absolutely secure. Last week, its chief Ajay Bhushan Pandey told the Supreme Court that Aadhaar data has been secured by a 2048-bit encryption key that will take a supercomputer more than the age of universe, or over 13 billion years, to crack.
  • Baghdad condemns Turkish attacks on Kurds in northern Iraq

    Baghdad condemns Turkish attacks on Kurds in northern Iraq

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    The sources noted that at least 15 caves and 30 shelters used by the PKK members were also destroyed. Anadolu Agency quoted Turkish General Staff on Wednesday as saying in a statement that the terrorists who were plotting an attack, were neutralised in Hakurk region on Tuesday.
  • Watchdog eyes evidence seized in social media misuse investigation

    Watchdog eyes evidence seized in social media misuse investigation

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    Lodowski is accusing the social media giant of conspiracy and negligence by "failing to protect user data, failing to take reasonable measures to avert problems when it learned the company had obtained users' personal information without permission and failing to let users know their data had been taken until journalists broke the story".
  • Easter Egg Hunt in Wilkes-Barre for Children with Special Needs

    Easter Egg Hunt in Wilkes-Barre for Children with Special Needs

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    Hundreds came out to the Gordonville Fire Station Easter event on Saturday. The rewards varied depending on how many eggs were collected, but they weren't the only thing that could win someone a prize. The eggs will be filled with candy and placed in different sections of the property for different age groups. In April, Allen has planned to deliver care packages for parents whose children are in the hospital.
  • Finland receives request for Catalan Puigdemont arrest

    Finland receives request for Catalan Puigdemont arrest

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    Mr Puigdemont's lawyer said on Saturday that the former president had slipped out of Finland . Puigdemont , who lives in self-imposed exile in Belgium , had been visiting Finland since Thursday for talks with lawmakers. Nearly the entire leadership now faces a major legal fight. A Spanish Supreme Court judge reactivated an global arrest warrant for Puigdemont on Friday when he was visiting Finland .
  • Lights go dark for Earth Hour to highlight climate change

    Lights go dark for Earth Hour to highlight climate change

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    The darkness lasted for an hour, and was meant to mark Earth Hour , an annual event meant to shine a light on climate change. Landmarks across the country switched off their lights and joined WWF-Pakistan's call to stand with millions of people to combat climate change and protect biodiversity and nature.