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How one GOP senator - Rand Paul - could trigger a government shutdown

How one GOP senator - Rand Paul - could trigger a government shutdown

A number of more conservative GOP lawmakers in the House were ready to vote against the bill, but Republicans were counting on a number of Democrats to vote for the plan, and keep it on track. I...

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Ex-PM gets five years for graft

Ex-PM gets five years for graft

Authorities have for days been on high alert for protests in tense Dhaka, where political demonstrations by BNP and its Islamist allies in 2014 and 2015 left almost 200 people dead. She, along with he...

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United States government shuts down for second time this year

United States government shuts down for second time this year

However, it was too late to prevent a federal shutdown that was already underway in a setback for the Republican-controlled Congress . The shutdown - technically a lapse in agency appropriations ...

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Winter Olympics bridges gaps and brings hope

Winter Olympics bridges gaps and brings hope

US Vice President Pence - who has not ruled out a meeting with the North's delegates - on Friday called Pyongyang "the most tyrannical regime on the planet" as he met defectors at a memorial to th...

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Olympics under way: United States of America beats Russian athletes in curling

Forty-five Russian athletes will have to wait until Friday, the opening day of the Pyeongchang Olympics, to find out if they can compete. The 23rd Winter Games open on Friday evening. The IOC in Dec...

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Palace: We can look elsewhere for military choppers

Palace: We can look elsewhere for military choppers

According to the Philippine defence department, the deal was signed with trade promotion outfit Canadian Commercial Corp last December, shortly after Trudeau clashed with Duterte during a Manila visit...

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EU's Chief Negotiator Throws Doubt on Hopes for Quick Brexit Deal

EU's Chief Negotiator Throws Doubt on Hopes for Quick Brexit Deal

The UK has already committed to avoiding any kind of hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic after Brexit. Today, Mr Barnier indicated that the United Kingdom is looking for an agreeme...

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Weather: Cloudy with rain across the Black Country and North Worcestershire

Weather: Cloudy with rain across the Black Country and North Worcestershire

Tomorrow: Expect skies to be mostly cloudy to cloudy. The temperatures look to be unseasonably mild so no winter weather is expected. This system will continue to clear north to south today , t...

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US Government Shuts Down For The Second Time In 3 Weeks

US Government Shuts Down For The Second Time In 3 Weeks

But for now, the general expectation is the House will find the votes to pass the spending and budget bill. The White House's Office of Management and Budget "is now preparing for a lapse in appropr...

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Air Force officer arrested for allegedly spying for Pakistan's ISI

Air Force officer arrested for allegedly spying for Pakistan's ISI

A senior special cell official on Thursday said the officer, posted at the IAF headquarters in Delhi, has been charged under the Official Secrets Act . Group Captain Arun Marwaha was detained by ...

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CBSE NEET Notification 2018 released at Cbseneet.nic.in; know exam date

CBSE NEET Notification 2018 released at Cbseneet.nic.in; know exam date

Candidates who are waiting for the application form could now submit their application on the official website of CBSE. The NEET (UG) will consist of one paper containing 180 objective type questi...

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North Korea Holds Military Parade

North Korea Holds Military Parade

South Korea wants to use the event to re-engage with North Korea and open the way for talks to resolve one of the world's most risky crises, in which US President Donald Trump and Pyongyang have...

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Remove Manik Govt, Choose 'Hira': PM Modi to Tripura Voters

Remove Manik Govt, Choose 'Hira': PM Modi to Tripura Voters

The visit will also de-hyphenate Israel and Palestine after Modi's standalone visit to Israel last July. I am looking forward to my discussions with President Mahmoud Abbas and reaffirming our sup...

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Body of missing Filipino found in Taiwan quake

Body of missing Filipino found in Taiwan quake

According to Chinese state broadcaster CCTV, at least three of the dead were tourists from the mainland. The infrastructure tilted over during the natural disaster, trapping people from the inside. Mo...

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A winter storm watch is in effect Thursday night through Friday evening

A winter storm watch is in effect Thursday night through Friday evening

Anywhere from as little as a coating to as much as three to five inches of snow fell before the changeover, with a light accumulation of freezing rain for areas along and north of Interstate 78 as wel...

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N.Korea shows military might on eve of Olympics

N.Korea shows military might on eve of Olympics

Trump has ordered Pentagon and White House officials to begin planning a military parade in Washington similar to the Bastille Day parade he saw in Paris in July, the Washington Post said . The N...

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Intensity is the key for me, says Kohli

Intensity is the key for me, says Kohli

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday sent his best wishes to Pakistan umpire Aleem Dar for opening up a new restaurant. The latest to join the list of his admirers is former Pakistan captai...

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Winter Olympics: Which Team USA Athlete Already Got Hurt?!

Winter Olympics: Which Team USA Athlete Already Got Hurt?!

Previews - PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic GamesThe PyeongChang 2018 Olympic medals are displayed by young South Korean athletes during their unveiling at a ceremony in Seoul on September 21, 2017...

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White House wants to change pay for federal workers

White House wants to change pay for federal workers

Federal government operations vary by agency. "The Office of Management and Budget is now preparing for a lapse in appropriations". The pending deal must first pass the Senate , then the Hous...

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Patience wearing thin with United Kingdom govt on Brexit — Business group

Patience wearing thin with United Kingdom govt on Brexit — Business group

Meanwhile, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has been asked to consider whether Britons living in the 27 other EU member states can retain their rights as EU citizens following Brexit after a case w...

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