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F1 Singapore Grand Prix extended for another four years to 2021

Sebastian Vettel , second in the opening session , was only 11th. If Mercedes are themselves powerless against the Italian might of Ferrari this weekend, it is just possible that Red Bull could put a...

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Pedophile scandal brings down Iceland's government

Pedophile scandal brings down Iceland's government

Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson's Independence Party was left with only a one-seat majority after last October's election, and was forced to form a coalition with two other parties: the Bright Futu...

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India will never forget Arjan Singh's leadership in 1965 war: Modi

India will never forget Arjan Singh's leadership in 1965 war: Modi

He posted this tweet: " India mourns the unfortunate demise of Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh ". Famous for being the first and the only officer of "Five Star" rank, Arjan Singh w...

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HC rejects Ryan trustees' bail plea

HC rejects Ryan trustees' bail plea

The Bombay High Court yesterday rejected the transit anticipatory bail applications of three trustees of Ryan International Group but granted them interim protection from arrest till 5pm today t...

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Astana process on Syria considers involving new members: Russian representative

Astana process on Syria considers involving new members: Russian representative

Assad has gained the military upper hand against an array of rebel groups, including some that have received backing from the United States, Turkey and Gulf monarchies. Russia , Turkey and Iran ha...

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U.S. exhausting patience for diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis: McMaster, Haley

U.S. exhausting patience for diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis: McMaster, Haley

A White House reporter asked Haley about Trump's speech next week at the U.N. General Assembly and what might be said. "After seeing your capabilities and commitment here today, I am more confident ...

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CBSE Gets Strict On Safety Of Children, Issues Circular To Schools

CBSE Gets Strict On Safety Of Children, Issues Circular To Schools

The notice said the authorities at the institution had failed to carry out basic security measures and gave the school 15 days' time to explain why its affiliation should not be revoked, PTI reported...

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Hearing in Ram Rahim murder case to continue on Monday

Hearing in Ram Rahim murder case to continue on Monday

Khatta Singh was present for Saturday's hearing of the two murder cases and emerged from the court complex to furnish juicy information to the waiting media crews. He moved an application in the CBI...

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Florida emergency workers urged to check on nursing homes after heat deaths

Florida emergency workers urged to check on nursing homes after heat deaths

And at the15,000-resident Century Village retirement community in Pembroke Pines, where there were also widespread outages, rescue workers went door to door in the 94-degree heat checking on residents...

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PM Modi to inaugurate Sardar Sarovar Dam on his b'day tomorrow

PM Modi to inaugurate Sardar Sarovar Dam on his b'day tomorrow

The height of the dam was recently raised to 138.68 metres, which will allow maximum "usable storage" of 4.73 million acre-feet of water. About 57 percent of the electricity produced from the dam goes...

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Fmr Joint Chiefs Chair Opposes Transgender Ban in Court Filing

Fmr Joint Chiefs Chair Opposes Transgender Ban in Court Filing

The Trump administration's guidance directs the military to bar transgender people from entering the military and to stop paying for the transition-related health care of active duty transgender troop...

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Mueller Investigation Into Russian Facebook Ads May Be a Very Big Deal

Mueller Investigation Into Russian Facebook Ads May Be a Very Big Deal

The records given to Mueller provide much more details than what the social media platform said last week to Congress. Facebook informed Congress last week that it had identified 3,000 ads that ra...

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Christian Atsu on target as Newcastle United brilliantly beat Stoke City

Christian Atsu on target as Newcastle United brilliantly beat Stoke City

Newcastle handed Stoke their first defeat since the opening day of the Premier League season thanks to Jamaal Lascelles' second half victor. However brief their stay may be, the locals among a cr...

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Russian Envoy Says Will Urge US To Stick With Iran Nuclear Deal

Russian Envoy Says Will Urge US To Stick With Iran Nuclear Deal

And you'll encounter this kind of thing on social media today. Their party line is that the deal is the best possible way to limit Iran's nuclear rise. So far, the echo chamber has opposed this stra...

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Nations meet in Montreal to discuss progress on climate-change deal

Nations meet in Montreal to discuss progress on climate-change deal

The deal, signed a year ago by President Barack Obama and 195 other nations, aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to fight climate change and curb "greenhouse" gases. In her opening state...

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Sam Bradford's Knee Injury Reportedly Causing Concern for Vikings

Sam Bradford's Knee Injury Reportedly Causing Concern for Vikings

Bradford is coming off perhaps the best game of his National Football League career against the Saints, and was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week. Bradford suffered torn left ACL injuries in 2013...

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Teen In Slender Man Trial Ruled Mentally Ill

Teen In Slender Man Trial Ruled Mentally Ill

It came after a week's testimony over Weier's mental state at the time she and a friend, Morgan Geyser , stabbed a classmate in what they said was an effort to please the fictional horror character k...

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Trump open to Dreamers relief legislation without wall funding: aide

Trump open to Dreamers relief legislation without wall funding: aide

What Trump, and my book 'In Trump We Trust, ' established, is what the popular issues are. According to a White House official, Trump had a constructive working dinner with Senate and House Minority...

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Pak-Afghan border at Torkham opened after 26 hours

Pak-Afghan border at Torkham opened after 26 hours

At least three people were killed and two others injured when US pilotless aircraft fired missiles along Pakistan Afghanistan border, local Urdu media reported on Friday. Pakistan's political and mili...

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Jeff Sessions can't withhold grant money from sanctuary cities, judge rules

Jeff Sessions can't withhold grant money from sanctuary cities, judge rules

U.S. District Judge Harry D. Leinenweber ruled that the Justice Department cannot not impose the requirements. Chicago has applied for $2.2 million in the federal grant money — $1.5 million fo...

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Trump warns North Korea of 'overwhelming' options

Trump warns North Korea of 'overwhelming' options

McMaster said North Korea's recent launch demonstrates that it is one of the world's most urgent and risky security problems, he added. "And at that point there is not a whole lot the security counc...

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Trump says London train attackers known to police

Trump says London train attackers known to police

He and his son Donald Trump Jr both mocked Sadiq Khan after taking the mayor's words of reassurance to Londoners out of context. In a White House statement, hours after his morning tweets, the p...

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Gurgaon Woman, Filmed Slapping Soldier Repeatedly, Is Arrested

Gurgaon Woman, Filmed Slapping Soldier Repeatedly, Is Arrested

Later, Metropolitan Magistrate Lovleen granted bail to the accused Smriti Kalra after she was produced before the court. A video made by a passing motorist went viral on the social media. Kalra got ...

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Cult American actor Harry Dean Stanton dies aged 91

Cult American actor Harry Dean Stanton dies aged 91

Stanton's agent John S. Kelly says the actor died Friday afternoon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Harry Dean Stanton wasn't a name that many audience members would know unless the...

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California lawmakers approve 'sanctuary state' bill

California lawmakers approve 'sanctuary state' bill

The bill will prohibit additional jail time meant to allow immigration enforcement officials to take undocumented immigrants arrested for other reasons into custody. California already has some of the...

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College security guard shoots himself, blames fictional Black man

College security guard shoots himself, blames fictional Black man

St. Paul Police Department officer Mike Ernester said the false shooting report created tension and concern on the university premises. The security guard told officers that he was shot by the str...

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11-year-old boy gets lawn-mowing gig at White House

11-year-old boy gets lawn-mowing gig at White House

He replied that he wants to be a Navy SEAL. "Well, he'll make it". He also took Frank and his father to the Oval Office and showed them round, late tweeting to thank the boy. "Then, I'll answer that...

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Treasury: Mnuchin requested plane for secure communications

Treasury: Mnuchin requested plane for secure communications

The spokesman added the secretary's office ultimately decided the use of military aircraft was "unnecessary" after it became apparent that other methods for secure communication were available. "She w...

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McSally: DACA, Taxes in bipartisan meeting with President

McSally: DACA, Taxes in bipartisan meeting with President

For Ros-Lehtinen, Trump must make his intentions clear now, as 800,000 young people are not sure if they will be able to stay in the United States. Judge Nicholas Garaufis encouraged the Departmen...

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Crude Bomb Explodes in London Underground, Injuring 22

Crude Bomb Explodes in London Underground, Injuring 22

So far there have been no arrests. According to the New York Times , 29 people were hospitalized after a crude improvised explosive device detonated in London's subway. He also dispensed advice...

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Donald Trump signs resolution condemning white supremacy

Donald Trump signs resolution condemning white supremacy

The president's remarks aboard Air Force One late Thursday addressed a meeting he had a day earlier with Sen. The president said after the meeting that he was correct to condemn violence from b...

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Louis on Edge After Cop's Acquittal in Black Man's Death

Louis on Edge After Cop's Acquittal in Black Man's Death

Barricades went up on August 28 around police headquarters, the courthouse where the trial was held, and other sites of recent or potential protests. Wilson says he could not be swayed by public out...

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India sees threat from Rohingyas' terror links

India sees threat from Rohingyas' terror links

India on Thursday announced it will send food and medical assistance to help Bangladesh support vast numbers of Rohingya refugees who have crossed over from the border in Myanmar . "It undermines I...

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London tube incident being treated as 'terrorism'

London tube incident being treated as 'terrorism'

This is fourth terrorist attack in the United Kingdom this year following separate attacks in Manchester, London Bridge and Finsbury Park. One local resident, Charlie Craven, who was on his way to...

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Oxford graduate killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka

Oxford graduate killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka

His work at the newspaper included coverage of Brexit, the European Union as a whole, consumer companies, and currency markets. He had covered the European Union and Brexit, having spent a couple of...

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5 dead after Irma knocks out air conditioning at Florida nursing home

5 dead after Irma knocks out air conditioning at Florida nursing home

As a precaution , police are also visiting 42 other facilities in the city to make sure patients are okay. Elderly residents were evacuated Wednesday morning from the Rehabilitation Center at ...

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Kirkuk governor sacked over Kurd independence vote

Kirkuk governor sacked over Kurd independence vote

The planned vote has faced strong opposition from the federal government in Baghdad as well as neighbouring Iran and Turkey, which fear it will stoke separatist aspirations among their own sizeable ...

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Tillerson calls for an end to 'horrors' in Myanmar

Tillerson calls for an end to 'horrors' in Myanmar

The Southeast Asian nation's first civilian leader in decades has faced worldwide condemnation for a lack of moral leadership regarding the Rohingya , victims of what the UN views as a campaign of et...

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President Trump to visit hurricane-ravaged Florida Thursday

Trump of rebuilding efforts in the Florida Keys , the hardest hit area in the state. "What do I know but I hope this man right here. runs for the Senate", he said. Walking along a street in Naples Es...

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Niall Horan Drops New Single 'Too Much to Ask'

Niall Horan Drops New Single 'Too Much to Ask'

A year after releasing debut solo single " This Town ", the One Direction star has now taken to Instagram to announce that his solo full-length effort will be titled " Flicker " and will arrive on O...

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