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Mahela Jayawardena says no to India's head coach gig

Mahela Jayawardena says no to India's head coach gig

His success with Mumbai Indians in his maiden stint as the head coach will definitely be taken into consideration when the BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) - comprising Sachin Tendulkar , S...

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Police Killed a Pregnant Woman in Seattle

Police Killed a Pregnant Woman in Seattle

Police in the United States city said the officers immediately performed first aid following Sunday's shooting, but medics arrived and determined she had died. "It's a very traumatic event, absolutely...

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Teenage girl falls eight metres from amusement park ride in NY

On Sunday, Six Flags said the attraction will remain closed "out of an abundance of caution" while a "thorough internal review" is conducted. She is a resident of DE, according to various news repo...

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Korea's first U.S. shale gas import to enter the country in July

Korea's first U.S. shale gas import to enter the country in July

Following a deal secured in 2012 with the Texas-based Cheniere to bring in shale gas, Korea has become the first nation in Asia to import U.S. shale gas. The Moon Jae-in government is set to announce ...

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Philippine military declares humanitarian cease-fire in Marawi

Philippine military declares humanitarian cease-fire in Marawi

Galvez said that the ceasefire was implemented properly. "Let us stand together against the forces that seek to instill fear in us", Poe said. "Our offensive operations have resumed and will conti...

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UK Tories strike deal with DUP to support minority government

It has been some 114 days since March's election to the Northern Ireland Assembly. This caused alarm in the Treasury and resentment within the Conservative Party and in the UK's other devolved r...

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Trump administration order threatens quality apprenticeships for NC workers

He said he wants every high school in the U.S.to offer apprenticeship opportunities and hands-on learning. Trump's speech was light on details, but according to the Associated Press , about $...

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153 die in oil tanker explosion in Pakistan

153 die in oil tanker explosion in Pakistan

The speeding tanker overturned on a sharp bend on a highway on the outskirts of Bahawalpur city, in Punjab province. "I lived just on the other side of the road". It added that the road had been r...

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Southern Utah wildfire grows, additional evacuations ordered

Firefighting costs could rise to more than $1 million to fight, said Jason Curry of the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands. The Brian Head Fire in Utah, named after a town in the southw...

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CIA knew in August that Putin sought to boost Trump

CIA knew in August that Putin sought to boost Trump

Johnson also told the top Democrat on the committee that he had been concerned previous year that he would be criticized "for perhaps taking sides" in an ongoing election if he publicly spoke out abo...

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Man shot to death at North Carolina apartment complex

Man shot to death at North Carolina apartment complex

He said officers tried to revive the man before he was taken to a hospital where he died. Davis said investigators were told some men were arguing and someone fired a gun. Three people were sent to ...

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PM Modi, President Trump to meet at White House 1.20 am IST

PM Modi, President Trump to meet at White House 1.20 am IST

Indians account for almost 70% of the H-1B visas issued annually, making the country one of the top beneficiaries in the visa category. But this time, things have changed a lot - a new president who...

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Congress hits back at PM Modi for Emergency remark

Congress hits back at PM Modi for Emergency remark

On the eve of Modi's United States visit, the Trump administration had dismissed reports that it has been ignoring India , saying President Trump realises that the country has been a "force for g...

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Modi arrives in US

Modi arrives in US

Apart from tackling Chinese expansionism, a closer U.S. -India strategic alliance could have a stabilising effect on Afghanistan and the region. India's leader Narendra Modi arrives in Washingt...

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Trump scrambles for votes as Republicans express doubt over health care bill

Nonetheless, Heller's announcement underscores the scant margin of error Republican leaders must deal with. That means Republicans can only afford two defections for the legislation to pass. Sasse s...

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What Narendra Modi said in the US

The enthusiastic Indian diaspora gathered in Virginia to listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address voiced optimism about the future of Indo-US ties under the leadership of Modi and Presiden...

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An Arkansas prison inmate recaptured after 32 years

An Arkansas prison inmate recaptured after 32 years

Dishman was serving seven years for theft of property and burglary out of Washington County . Authorities have yet to release information as to how Dishman was able to survive while on the run and ...

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No country questioned surgical strikes, says Modi

Maintaining that the entire world is suffering because of the menace of terrorism , which is against mankind, the Prime Minister said, "When India spoke about terrorism about 20-25 years back, for ma...

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Ivanka Trump acknowledges disagreements with her father

Ivanka Trump acknowledges disagreements with her father

She also denied any involvement in the Us Weekly article that came out saying that she and her father disagreed on his decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement. 'Naturally, there are area...

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Modi remembers Emergency on its anniversary, pitches for

Modi remembers Emergency on its anniversary, pitches for

We have situation where counterfeit currency is being printed and the case of lynching mobs and romeo squads are emerging. "Democracy is not only a system". Even the judiciary did not remain unaffec...

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9 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

9 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

Authorities at the scene confirmed on Sunday that 10 bodies had been recovered, contradicting a report by the Xinhua state news agency on Saturday saying that 15 people had been confirmed kill...

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Israeli settlement building soars, official data shows

Israeli settlement building soars, official data shows

New settler home constructions in the Israeli-occupied West Bank has soared by 70 percent in the year to March 2017, according to data released by Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics. The power plan...

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Cornyn: Passing Senate healthcare bill by July 4 'optimistic'

Cornyn: Passing Senate healthcare bill by July 4 'optimistic'

But premiums for those buying insurance on the individual market under Obamacare, as opposed to those getting their insurance through their employer, have risen sharply and many Americans were not a...

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Pope prays for victims of landslide tragedy in China

Rescuers were combing the area with life detectors and sniffer dogs but no new signs of life have been found. Xinhua quoted the government of Sichuan province, where the town is located, as saying 1...

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Bill proposes 50% reservation for Karnataka students in NLSIU

Bill proposes 50% reservation for Karnataka students in NLSIU

The bill still has to be passed in the legislative council. The NLSIU has 80 seats at the undergraduate level, 50 in the post graduate law course and 50 in the master's course for public policy. Ray...

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The high cost of displacement due to war, violence

The high cost of displacement due to war, violence

That number marks a jump of just 300,000 from the end of 2015, but is more than six million higher than at the end of 2014, according to a fresh report published by the United Nations refugee ag...

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Defense, military officials authorized to act on Marawi, seek foreign help

Defense, military officials authorized to act on Marawi, seek foreign help

He said five civilians managed to escape and were then given food, medical help and processed by the military and local officials. Meanwhile, presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said five civili...

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France's Macron to back push for global environment rights pact

Scharzenegger said he was honored to meet Macron, adding that "he's a great leader" in his post. "On the basis of this draft proposal, I pledge to act ...so that the work initiated continues, so tha...

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British PM eyes deal to prop up minority government

Detractors of the pact include former Conservative prime minister John Major, who said it risked Westminster's neutrality in an ongoing and fragile process. May does not necessarily need a firm deal...

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Saudis foil attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque

In a statement, the interior minister said the "terrorists obeyed their evil and corrupt self-serving scheme to destabilise the security of the country". Qatar long has denied those allegations. Mu...

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Donald Trump forgoes traditional Ramadan dinner at White House

Donald Trump forgoes traditional Ramadan dinner at White House

Shawwal is the 10th month of the lunar Islamic calendar. The biggest congregation was held at the Sholakia Eidgah field in Kishoreganj. Officials said the district administrations have made all ne...

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Health chief, 4 others charged with manslaughter in Flint

He also charges Earley, Ambrose and two Flint city employees with felony counts of false pretenses and conspiracy to commit false pretenses in the issuance of bonds to pay for a portion of the wate...

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Shark alert in Magaluf

Shark alert in Magaluf

Experts feared its injuries were so bad it may have to be put down. A blue shark that was spotted in shallow waters at a beach off the coast of Mallorca in Palma, in the Balearic Islands in Spain,...

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Ram Nath Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

Ram Nath Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

With over 62 per cent of the votes firmly behind him, Kovind's election as the next president is nearly certain. With more than 60 per cent of voters of the electoral college, which will elect Pre...

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Dr Mahmud Ahmad Is Alive, May Have Fled Marawi

Dr Mahmud Ahmad Is Alive, May Have Fled Marawi

Fighting in the Islamist-held southern Philippine city of Marawi ceased for eight hours on Sunday after the Philippine military declared a " humanitarian pause " to allow Muslims to mark the end of th...

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Kovind goes campaigning; first stop is Lucknow

Kovind goes campaigning; first stop is Lucknow

Among the non-NDA chief ministers who have announced their party's support to the Dalit leader from Uttar Pradesh - K Chandrashekar Rao (TRS) of Telangana and Edappadi K Palaniswami ( AIADMK ) of ...

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President Trump Breaks with Tradition, Skips Annual Ramadan Dinner

President Trump Breaks with Tradition, Skips Annual Ramadan Dinner

Muslims across Albania celebrate Sunday the Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, or the month of fasting, prayers and reading of Qur'an. "This holiday marks the culmination o...

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British Police Name Suspect in Van Terrorist Attack against London Muslims

British Police Name Suspect in Van Terrorist Attack against London Muslims

Witnesses said Osborne claimed he wanted to "kill all Muslims" after he drove into a crowd leaving a mosque early Monday morning. At a press conference later Monday, Mahmoud credited "other brothers...

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Moon watches test of Korea's longest rocket

Moon watches test of Korea's longest rocket

Friday's test, overseen by Moon at the Agency for Defense Development in Taean County, South Chungcheong, was its fourth test. Having witnessed the launch 200 kilometers (124 miles) southwest of Se...

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Trump May Face Lawsuit For

Trump May Face Lawsuit For "Unprecedented Constitutional Violations"

The US Justice Department , however, argues the Emoluments Clause does not prevent the business enterprises of a president or a federal employee from receiving payments from foreign governments. Wh...

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