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Indian Defence Minister's 'Goodwill Gesture' charms Chinese media

Indian Defence Minister's 'Goodwill Gesture' charms Chinese media

A video tweeted from the official Twitter handle of Defence Minister's office shows Sitharaman interacting with a Chinese officer who introduces her to his colleagues. Several Chinese media outlets ha...

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United Kingdom race relations: Major report on inequality set to be published

United Kingdom race relations: Major report on inequality set to be published

The new site, available later today , contains thousands of statistics covering more than 130 topics in areas including employment, health, education, and criminal justice. Indian people in work were...

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Federation Ship Banned for Breaking North Korea Sanctions

Federation Ship Banned for Breaking North Korea Sanctions

Last month, the 15-member council further adopted a resolution on September 11, extending bans to include North Korea's textile exports. The Cambodia-flagged bulk freighter Jie Shun was spotted on Oct...

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Chance The Rapper Links With Lyft To Fund Chicago Public Schools

Chance The Rapper Links With Lyft To Fund Chicago Public Schools

And though his partnership with Lyft is new, the Grammy victor raps about ride-sharing in his song "All Night", off last year's "Coloring Book" project: "You should use your phone, call a Uber / You a...

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California Gov. Brown Signs California DISCLOSE Act into Law

California Gov. Brown Signs California DISCLOSE Act into Law

The law states that health care workers who "willfully and repeatedly" fail to address transgender people by their "preferred name or pronouns" if they were "clearly informed of the preferred name or ...

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UGC panel suggests changing AMU, BHU names; govt says no such plan

UGC panel suggests changing AMU, BHU names; govt says no such plan

According to anonymous panel members, the suggestion to rename the universities was considered since both being centrally-funded universities are secular institutions. "I am certain they also value th...

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Russian Bomber Skids Off Runway in Syria, Killing Crew

Russian Bomber Skids Off Runway in Syria, Killing Crew

A possible cause of the incident, the defense Ministry called the fault plane. Vladimir Putin's forces have staged air strikes in Syria in support of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad since 20...

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Former Baylor football player says coach helped him cheat drug test

Former Baylor football player says coach helped him cheat drug test

Since receiving first-team All-Pro honors in 2013, Gordon has played in just five games due to his multiple violations of the NFL's substance abuse policy. "He showed me how to drink them, showed me...

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Corker Speaks Truth on Trump

Corker Speaks Truth on Trump

He's the Nashville lawyer and decorated Iraq War veteran who quit his job to run for full time for the Democratic nomination to the seat now held by Senator Corker, but he is not changing things now...

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A statue of Lord Rama, courtesy the Yogi govt

A statue of Lord Rama, courtesy the Yogi govt

The massive structure, proposed as a part of its "Navya Ayodhya " project to promote religious tourism in the state, might cost hundreds of crores. The communique added that the statue would be bui...

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Texas Tech officer killed at campus police headquarters, suspect in custody

Texas Tech officer killed at campus police headquarters, suspect in custody

Standing next to the campus police chief Monday night, University President Lawrence Schovanec said that classes and other activities will resume at normal hours Tuesday. Police are trying to esta...

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Police issue warrant for black man beaten at Virginia rally

Police issue warrant for black man beaten at Virginia rally

Lt. Stephen Upman said an alleged victim went to the magistrate's office to describe the events leading up to a violent assault against Harris at the East Market Street parking garage. He is now char...

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'This hypocrisy is appalling' Bombardier slammed with additional 80% duty

'This hypocrisy is appalling' Bombardier slammed with additional 80% duty

The duties are expected to heighten trade tensions between the United States, Canada and Britain, where CSeries wings are made. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the decision affirmed Trump's...

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Former campaign manager: 'Disappointing' Clinton hasn't condemned Weinstein

Former campaign manager: 'Disappointing' Clinton hasn't condemned Weinstein

Dunham, the former star of "Girls" and avid supporter of Hillary Clinton , advocated for men to denounce the actions of producer Harvey Weinstein following sexual assault allegations, according t...

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Trump Calls Senator Corker 'Liddle Bob' on Twitter

Trump Calls Senator Corker 'Liddle Bob' on Twitter

Some White House officials said they expected Mr. Corker to still support the budget measure next week because he already voted for it in committee, but other advisers to Mr. "But nonetheless", he a...

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President Trump challenges his own secretary of state to compare

President Trump challenges his own secretary of state to compare "IQ tests"

Reacting to the speculation, Paddy Power Politics has priced former Exxon Mobil CEO as the favourite to leave the White House, ahead of Attorney General Jeff Sessions (current price - 11/4). "And I c...

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Iran warns United States against enlisting its IRGC as a terrorist group

Iran warns United States against enlisting its IRGC as a terrorist group

Trump is also expected to designate Iran's most powerful security force, the Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a terrorist organisation, as he rolls out a broader U.S. The foreign ministry spokesm...

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Deep depression likely to trigger heavy rainfall in Odisha

Deep depression likely to trigger heavy rainfall in Odisha

A day after torrential rain battered the city, Kolkatans today heaved a sigh of relief as the weather relented, with a deep depression that had triggered the downpour moving towards the western part...

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Gujarat govt cuts Value-Added Tax on Petrol and Diesel by 4 percent

Gujarat govt cuts Value-Added Tax on Petrol and Diesel by 4 percent

The decision by the Devendra Fadnavis-led Maharashtra government comes days after Petroleaum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan urged states to reduce Value-Added Tax on fuel to bring down prices. "Once it...

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USA to sell missile defense system to Saudi Arabia

USA to sell missile defense system to Saudi Arabia

The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in an October 6 statement that it had notified the U.S. Congress about the possible sale, saying the deal would "support the foreign policy and ...

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