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Rahul had said: "I will speak for 15 minutes on the banking scam and Rafale and Modi will not be able to sit in Parliament". "The evidence is on the table", he tweeted, using the hashtag #GoyalMustResign. In his tweet, Goyal said, "I am a law topper, CA 2nd rank all over India, professional Chartered Accountant & investment banker and therefore competent to give consultancy".
  • At least 24 people killed in Nigeria mosque attacks

    At least 24 people killed in Nigeria mosque attacks

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    Confirming the incident, the chairman of Mubi north local government, Alhaji Musa Bello , said the blasts occurred around 1 30 pm. "I am yet to get the details of death for now", Yerima said. More recently on Thursday, the jihadist group carried out an attack in Maiduguri, capital of neighboring Borno state, that killed four people. He said people in the mosque then fled towards a market where the second bomber struck.
  • Russian Su-27 fighter jet buzzes U.S. spy plane over Baltic Sea

    Russian Su-27 fighter jet buzzes U.S. spy plane over Baltic Sea

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    The Russian fighter jet was an SU-27, while the U.S. Navy spy plane was a Navy P-8 maritime surveillance plane. US defense officials say a Russian jet intercepted a US Navy aircraft over the Baltic Sea on Tuesday . Intercepts by Russian planes of USA aircraft have been particularly common. In May 2017, a Russian jet came within 20 feet of a us spy plane over the body of water.
  • Pakistan's first Greenfield airport to be inaugurated today

    Pakistan's first Greenfield airport to be inaugurated today

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    He said that a project regarding extension of Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore, will also be launched, adding that air travel has become necessity these days. Prior to the inauguration, the Pakistan Air Force had assisted the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for smooth and safe conduct of operations at the new airport.
  • DOJ Charges 11 Migrants with 'ILLEGAL ENTRY — CARAVAN' CHAOS

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    The caravan has come under much scrutiny as it crossed Mexico to the USA border, swelling to as many as 1,700 members, according to organizers, with the majority from Honduras. " When respect for the rule of law diminishes, so too does our ability to protect our great nation, its borders and its citizens ", Attorney General Jeff Session said in a statement.
  • Zuckerberg threatened with summons to appear before United Kingdom parliament

    Zuckerberg threatened with summons to appear before United Kingdom parliament

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    They were used, for example, to force Rupert and James Murdoch to give evidence to the same committee when it was investigating phone hacking - an appearance which the elder Murdoch called "the most humble day of my life". Facebook has faced intense scrutiny since it was revealed in March that it leaked the private information of almost 90 million users without their permission to Cambridge Analytica , a political research firm affiliated with Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
  • Teen faces backlash on Twitter over prom dress

    Teen faces backlash on Twitter over prom dress

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    The girl, who is white and whose last name has not been identified, defended her decision to wear the dress, insisting she was not being racist or appropriating Chinese culture . But there are also others who came out in support of Ms Keziah, encouraging her to "stay strong". "Honestly, I'm sorry if you were offended". "I am a collector of cheongsams , with Chinese heritage and I think it is ridiculous other people are judging you!" one woman wrote on Twitter.
  • This Labour Day, Nepali President wishes for prosperity

    This Labour Day, Nepali President wishes for prosperity

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    Since the day is mostly aimed at uplifting the sentiments of the labour-class, wishes poured in through social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook . Several people were arrested a year ago at protests in Portland, Oregon, Seattle and NY, the Washington Post reported . Protesters seeking to defy the ban on demonstrations in Taksim by marching towards the square were roughly arrested, with police pinning detainees to the ground, an AFP photographer said.
  • Sheldon Silver retrial starts in Manhattan

    Sheldon Silver retrial starts in Manhattan

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    Silver also is accused of depriving taxpayers of "honest services", a crime the Supreme Court held is restricted to cases of bribery and kickbacks in a 2010 decision involving former Enron Chairman Jeffrey Skilling. "Silver", Feldberg referred to the former assembly speaker informally, by his nickname "Shelly", and asked the jury to exercise the same fairness and open-mindedness they would expect for themselves or someone they loved.
  • Pickup truck and semi-truck crash, pickup driver dead

    Pickup truck and semi-truck crash, pickup driver dead

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    Other drivers jumped in and helped Shay out of his van - he was injured in the crash, authorities say. The driver, a 17-year old female from Cheraw, was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. No further information was released. Troopers advised that Newhouse was not a student at North Iredell High School, who had their prom Saturday night.
  • JK Cabinet reshuffle: BJP brings in five new faces

    JK Cabinet reshuffle: BJP brings in five new faces

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    Gupta's comments came even as the induction of another MLA, Rajiv Jasrotiya, has garnered widespread backlash. Recently, the BJP faced a backlash over the state government stalling demand for a CBI probe in the Kathua rape and murder case .
  • Mancini Reaches Agreement To Become Next Italy Coach

    Mancini Reaches Agreement To Become Next Italy Coach

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    Sky Sport Italia reported on Tuesday that Mancini has become the top candidate of Alessandro Costacurta, the sub-commissioner charged by the Italian Olympic Committee with finding a successor to Ventura, and Corriere dello Sport reported that Mancini would take over when the Russian Premier League season ends on May 13.
  • No summon, Tripura CM received meeting invite from Modi a month back

    No summon, Tripura CM received meeting invite from Modi a month back

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    The Chief Minister drew flak from various quarters for his statement. Last week, Deb had said worldwide beauty contests were a farce and questioned the rationale behind Diana Hayden being crowned "Miss World" 21 years ago. Media reports had earlier claimed that Deb had been summoned to New Delhi by Prime Minister Modi for the chief minister's controversial comments on issues such as beauty queens and pageants.
  • North Korea Says It Will Close Its Nuclear Test Site Next Month

    North Korea Says It Will Close Its Nuclear Test Site Next Month

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    He repeated that Trump will maintain a "pressure campaign" of harsh sanctions on impoverished North Korea until Kim shutters his nuclear weapons program. Kim said on Friday, according to a South Korean government spokeswoman, Koh Min-jeong, referring to the North's 2015 decision to create a new time zone .
  • Panchayat Elections: Trinamool Congress wins record 34% seats unopposed

    Panchayat Elections: Trinamool Congress wins record 34% seats unopposed

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    According to the information from the State Election Commission (SEC), of the 48,650 gram panchayat seats up for grabs, 16,814 or 34.6 percent of the spots have gone uncontested. Following petitions by opposition parties, Justice Talukdar had on April 20 quashed the commission's order cancelling the extension of the date for filing nominations as issued by it on April 10.
  • 'American Gods' season 2 in production, air date in 2019

    'American Gods' season 2 in production, air date in 2019

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    The Starz fantasy series has taken to its official Twitter account to share a video featuring the cast and the crew preparing for the filming. Lead actor Ricky Whittle (Shadow Moon) will be back, along with Ian McShane (Mr. "The first season was all about getting to the House on the Rock", Gaiman explains. "It's awesome to see everyone back, and to be entering the next stage of the story with the best bunch of actors around, along with some inspired filmmakers".
  • Coast Guard pulls man from water near Gwynn Island

    Coast Guard pulls man from water near Gwynn Island

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    These crews, including boats from the Sandusky Fire Department, continued the search through the night. The U.S. Coast Guard and other emergency responders have suspended their search for a boater who reportedly fell into the Sandusky Bay in northern Ohio.
  • Building in Sao Paulo collapses during fire, victims unknown

    Building in Sao Paulo collapses during fire, victims unknown

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    Romulo de Souza, 49, tells the AP that he was among the squatters in the building, which he said caught fire on the fourth floor. However officials say there is no risk of the second structure collapsing. 'Several clients left the establishment when they saw the fire. It is also claimed that the building's homeless occupants were living there illegally at the time of the fire.
  • EU says Netanyahu doesn't show Iran broke deal

    EU says Netanyahu doesn't show Iran broke deal

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    The version of Sanders' statement posted to the White House website has been modified to make clear Iran "had" such a program. The White House is calling it a "clerical error". Iran has always insisted that it is developing nuclear technology for peaceful purposes. A 2007 US National Intelligence Estimate assessed "with high confidence" that Iran did have a nuclear weapons programme up until 2003 but that Iran had stopped it after its discovery.
  • After Netanyahu speech, lawmakers call for 'strong hand' against Iran

    After Netanyahu speech, lawmakers call for 'strong hand' against Iran

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    Speaking alongside Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, the president said regardless of the outcome on May 12, "that doesn't mean we won't negotiate a real agreement". That is in part why they imposed sanctions in the first place. Both Mr. Trump and Netanyahu say the deal should address Iranian support for militants across the region and Iran's development of long-range ballistic missiles, as well as eliminate provisions that expire over the next decade.
  • Four skiers dead after caught in Swiss Alps storm

    Four skiers dead after caught in Swiss Alps storm

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    It brought the total number killed yesterday to nine, the deadliest day in the Alps in three years. Valais police spokesman Markus Rieder said the climbers were caught off-guard by high winds and snow. Police said separately that the bodies of two climbers, aged 21 and 22, were found further east Monday, in the Alps in Bern canton, after the alert was sounded late Sunday but the bad weather foiled rescue efforts.
  • Doctor arrested after threatening to

    Doctor arrested after threatening to "slit" employees' throats

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    Patterson's license to practice was suspended last month, due to appearing to be "under the influence while at the practice" on more than one occasion. Patterson gained her medical license in 1996 after graduating from the Medical College of Georgia in 1995. A message at the practice said the voice mailbox was full.