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Indian athletes have been punched firmly by the syringe controversy in Gold Coast (Australia) with the Commonwealth Games organizers targeting all arriving batches of Indians for dope testing. The contents of the syringes are still being investigated, Grevemberg said. "We are now waiting for what the CGF decides". Star shuttler PV Sindhu led the Indian contingent at a glittering opening ceremony which launched the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games here yesterday.
  • Israeli forces kill one near Gaza border

    Israeli forces kill one near Gaza border

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    Thousands of Palestinians are again expected to gather at five spots near the Gaza border today, while Israeli soldiers and snipers will take up positions on the other side of the fence. On Sunday, Israel's defense minister rejected worldwide calls for an investigation into the deadly violence along the Gaza border, saying soldiers "did what had to be done".
  • Bald eagle lands on James Paxton's shoulder during baseba

    Bald eagle lands on James Paxton's shoulder during baseba

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    Well, he is nicknamed "Big Maple" and there is a commercial featuring him taking care of a nest of eggs in his hat. - You have a keep a cool head to be a pitcher in Major League Baseball, but you need to be completely fearless to let a wayward bald eagle land on your shoulder and remain completely calm.
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    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson May Run for President After 2020

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    Years later, Johnson's depression escalated when he couldn't fulfill his dream of playing professional football after the Canadian Football League released him from his contract. In the Express , Johnson recalled his battle with depression - a topic he often discusses and doesn't shy away from. Johnson says his mom has no recollection of her suicide attempt .
  • 'Delhi got no toilets under Swachh Bharat Mission'

    'Delhi got no toilets under Swachh Bharat Mission'

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    The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Audit Report of Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi on Social, General and Economic Sectors on Tuesday said there were deficiencies in implementation of registration and digitisation of beneficiaries under National Food Security Act, 2013.
  • Bahrain's largest oil discovery estimated at 80 bln barrels

    Bahrain's largest oil discovery estimated at 80 bln barrels

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    Appraisals of the offshore Khaleej Al Bahrain basin by two USA firms also suggest the presence of 280bn to 560bn cubic metres of natural gas. Bahrain is the smallest oil producer in the Persian Gulf, drawing its oil from the Bahrain Field at a rate of 45,000 bpd, and from the Abu Safah field that it shares with Saudi Arabia, which produces around 300,000 bpd.
  • Killeen Police looking for suspect in morning bank robbery

    Killeen Police looking for suspect in morning bank robbery

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    According to the U.S. Attorney's Office release, Morris handed a note to a teller, saying he had a bomb and wanted money. Police said he was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, black shoes, eye glasses and a dark colored ball cap. This investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Connecticut State Police, West Haven Police Department and Woodbridge Police Department.
  • Government will not buckle to striking rail workers, says French PM

    Government will not buckle to striking rail workers, says French PM

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    AP also crunched the numbers showing that vast disparities in its use by individual countries raise questions about both the effectiveness of the tools and the criteria countries are using to enter people into the system. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe unveiled the plan to overhaul the country's political system at a news conference on Wednesday. SNCF data at midday showed the number of drivers on strike fell slightly yesterday, though more signalmen and conductors had walked out than a ...
  • Rory McIlroy feeling 'confident' for his career Grand Slam bid

    Rory McIlroy feeling 'confident' for his career Grand Slam bid

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    Speaking on the Sky Sports Masters Podcast , co-host Jamie Weir admitted it would be a fantastic achievement if the 28-year-old picked up the green jacket on Sunday. "So ... I would expect Tiger to play well this week". "But form is something where some guys like to play their way into it". But every week is different, and it's just a matter of how I'm going to feel on Thursday, how the nerves are going to be, because I know I'm going to be a little bit nervous.
  • Bus Headed To Masters Golf Tournament Rolls Over; 15 Injured

    Bus Headed To Masters Golf Tournament Rolls Over; 15 Injured

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    Sixty-one-year-old Steven Hoppenbrouwer is also charged with failure to maintain lane. Eighteen passengers were on the bus at the time of the wreck, according to WJBF . Westbound lanes were clear around 10:45 a.m., while eastbound lanes - the ones coming from Atlanta, and the ones likely full of eager Masters-ready patrons - were diverted down to the shoulder.
  • MTSU POLL: Bredesen leads Blackburn in US Senate race

    MTSU POLL: Bredesen leads Blackburn in US Senate race

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    Phil Bredesen leads Republican candidate Rep. Marsha Blackburn by 10 points in the race to succeed U.S. Sen. Republicans in Tennessee have reason to worry about a USA senate seat after a poll showed that Rep. Ken Blake, the director of the MTSU poll, told The Tennessean that Blackburn could run into trouble if she finds herself needing to soften some of her more conservative stances.
  • Zuma supporters vow to shut down Durban

    Zuma supporters vow to shut down Durban

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    He was also proudly wearing his ANC colours, and the ANC flag was displayed prominently, in defiance of a decree by the ANC national executive committee that such displays of support for accused people should not be done under the ANC banner.
  • President Trump to tout tax overhaul in West Virginia

    President Trump to tout tax overhaul in West Virginia

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    Among the topics expected to be discussed are Medicare and social security cuts, middle-class tax changes, and the tax plan's effect on insurance premiums. This will be Trump's fourth trip to West Virginia since he became president. ManchinDems face hard choices on resources in battle for Senate House members demand Senate confirm Jim Bridenstine as NASA chief The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (D-W.Va.) on Thursday, after cultivating a working relationship with the red-state Democrat previous ...
  • Chairman McGeshick Rejects Plea Deal, Jury Trial Set

    Chairman McGeshick Rejects Plea Deal, Jury Trial Set

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    King, a 20-year-old from Darien, also pleaded guilty to surveilling an unclothed person, according to the Lansing State Journal . But Wednesday, they agreed to lesser seduction charges and will not face upfront jail time. All three were facing third-degree criminal sexual conduct charges, and King was facing a first-degree criminal sexual conduct charge prior to the plea agreement.
  • Mnangagwa, wife, arrive at Beijing Airport, China

    Mnangagwa, wife, arrive at Beijing Airport, China

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    However, questions were raised as to whether China had played a role or been notified in advance of the move against Mugabe because of a visit days before by Zimbabwe's army commander at the time, Gen. Mnangagwa has firsthand experience of sanctions: he was targeted by European Union and USA measures imposed on Mugabe and his close allies over violence and intimidation surrounding Zimbabwe's 2008 presidential campaign.
  • Chinese woman pleads guilty to U.S. bribery charges

    Chinese woman pleads guilty to U.S. bribery charges

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    According to an arrest affidavit, Batey used Snapchat to contact an undercover detective who had taken over the account of the 14-year-old girl, who had been using the app to communicate with Batey. He pleaded not guilty previous year on charges of transporting a minor across state lines for the goal of engaging in criminal sexual conduct and obstruction of justice.
  • China Targeting Trump's Political Base With Tariffs

    China Targeting Trump's Political Base With Tariffs

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    The Chinese government wants to build up domestic industries, especially in tech and high-end manufacturing, but they are doing it partly by taking some USA know-how and forbidding US companies from getting much of a foothold in the Chinese market.
  • Get ready: 'Above-average' hurricane season is forecast

    Get ready: 'Above-average' hurricane season is forecast

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    For reference, last year's hurricane activity - which included one major storm after another - was almost two and a half times greater than average. Irma cut a path of destruction from St. Martin into Florida. Puerto Rico continues to recover from Maria, which knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of residents.
  • Stormy Daniels can describe Trump's genitalia 'in great detail,' lawyer says

    Stormy Daniels can describe Trump's genitalia 'in great detail,' lawyer says

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    Mr Cohen has said he paid her out of his own pocket. "You'll have to ask Michael", Trump said aboard Air Force One. Ms Clifford attorney, Michael Avenatti , said the matter should be settled in open court. Cohen is not, however, Trump's lawyer in the ongoing litigation. Daniels claims she began the one-year affair in 2006, the same year Trump's wife Melania gave birth to their son.
  • Koreas Hold Preparatory Talks Ahead of Landmark Summit

    Koreas Hold Preparatory Talks Ahead of Landmark Summit

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    The remarks indicate that the leaders of the two nations will deal with bigger issues regarding the North's denuclearization through their unprecedented summit, while the 2005 joint declaration sought the North's nuclear dismantlement within the framework of six-party talks through multiple stages.