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Russian jail frees Vladimir Putin opponent Alexei Navalny

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Putin said U.S. -Russia relations were in a lamentable state, referencing an "unprecedented" anti-Russian campaign in the United States, the closure of Russian diplomatic facilities there and pressure on Russian media by U.S. "We don't know what it would have been like", he said. "And you have mistaken that trust for weakness, and abused our trust". "Old man Putin is so scared of our meetings in the regions that he decided to make himself happy with a small gift for his jubilee", Navalny ... Read More »

Delhi UPA netas didn't let me rebuild Kedarnath: PM Narendra Modi

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Rawat's reaction came after Prime Minister Modi alleged that the UPA Government in 2013 did not allow him to help in the construction work of the destroyed Kedarnath Temple. "In 2013 I was the chief minister of a state (Gujarat). There is now a BJP government in Uttarakhand", Modi said in his 40-minute speech at Kedarnath, saying money will not be a constraint in redeveloping the site, including widening the pedestrian route to the shrine and developing new ghats. Read More »

Substitute teacher in Texas allegedly duct-taped students' mouths

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The incident lasted several minutes, district officials said. The student also said that the teacher put another piece over his mouth after he ripped the first one off. Carmello also told his mother the tape was on the students' mouths for at least 15 minutes. "Later their mouths were hurting, so they all had to go to the clinic to get ice packs", Hernandez said. Read More »

J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Uri sector, one Army porter killed

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Indian army immediately swung into action and retaliated strongly. Meanwhile, sources said a girl was also injured in the Pakistani firing and was taken to a hospital in Uri for treatment. In 2016, 221 incidents of ceasefire violations were also reported from the global border. On October 12, an army jawan and a porter were killed and six others injured when Pakistani troops shelled forward areas along the LoC in the Poonch district. Read More »

Former US presidents together for victims

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Saturday is streaming live. All five of America's living former presidents took the stage at a benefit concert in Texas to raise money for victims of the hurricane-ravaged southern United States and Caribbean. The appeal is not the first time former presidents have gathered together for a relief effort after a major natural disaster. "This wonderful effort reminds us that we truly are one nation under God, all unified by our values and our devotion to one another". Read More »

Police investigate 3rd suspicious death in Florida community

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A $25,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction. "Through the proximity and the time frame, they are related", Tampa interim Police Chief Brian Dugan said Friday. HART has also shut down bus stops in the area of the shootings on 15th Street between Hillsborough Avenue and MLK. Just a few blocks away, at a stretch of trendy stores and restaurants along, there is concern customers could stay away. Read More »

Red Wings Trade Riley Sheahan To Penguins For Scott Wilson

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The Wings also had made Athanasiou a two-year offer for $1.9 million a season. Sheahan is signed through this season and carries an average annual salary of $2,075,000. Wilson, also 25, has 13 goals and 19 assists in 106 games, all with Pittsburgh. The Red Wings now have five picks in the first three round of the 2018 draft, including Ottawa's second-rounder and Pittsburgh's third-rounder. Read More »

One dead, another missing after oil barge fire off Texas

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The entrance and jetty channels leading to the Corpus Christi ship channel from Harbor Island to offshore were closed to prevent the spread of discharged oil into the port and to facilitate cleanup operations, it added. The Port of Corpus Christi fireboat, firefighters from Port Aransas and other local agencies fought the fire, which was extinguished during the day. One person is dead and another person remains missing after a fire on an oil barge that broke out at approximately 4.35 a.m ... Read More »

Stray Shower Today, Strong Storms Saturday

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On Sunday, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is forecast before 8 a.m. Skies will be become partly sunny, then gradually sunny, with a high near 72. The further west you live, the more severe weather you will see in your neighborhood. You can view our interactive radar, get severe weather alerts, and watch our video updates on the go, when you want it, at your convenience, all in the palm of your hand. Read More »

Rajnath Singh to pay homage to cops killed in 1959 Chinese firing

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The BSF too observed the day and Sabu A Joseph, Deputy Inspector General, Meghalaya Frontier laid a wreath at War Memorial and paid homage to the martyrs here. Participating in the Police Commemoration Day programme held at the Police Martyrs Memorial, Goshamahal here, the Minister said apart from internal security, police forces were engaged in the duty of protecting the border as well. Read More »

Haryanvi folk singer Harshita Dahiya shot dead near panipat

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Haryanvi singer and dancer Harshita Dahiya had joined a gangster's group in Haryana and had cases pending against her, police said, even as they claimed on Saturday that her brother-in-law has "admitted" to having got her killed. Dinesh, who is a resident of Delhi, is considered a hardened criminal facing at least 13 cases relating murders, attempt to murder and other serious offences. Read More »

Congress invites Hardik Patel to contest Gujarat elections

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Both leaders are vocal critics of the BJP government in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state, where assembly elections are due this winter. Mr Thakor rose to prominence after the Patidar agitation led by 24 year old Hardik Patel demanding OBC status and quota benefits for the Patidar community in the state. Read More »

Union Minister refuses to participate in Tipu Sultan jayanti

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Previous year as well, as the MP for Uttara Kannada Hegde had asked the Deputy Commissioner of Uttara Kannada not to include his name in the programme invitations. "The issue is being politicised". Justifying the government's decision to celebrate Tipu Jayanti, Siddaramaiah described Tipu Sultan as a freedom fighter who had fought four wars with the Britishers. Read More »

Michigan Wolverines at Penn State Nittany Lions

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Both team's games have trended towards hitting the under. MI right tackle Juwann Bushell-Beatty played well against IN, and he'll need to be at his best along with veteran left tackle Mason Cole. MI have wins over Florida, Air Force, Purdue and Indiana. Peoples-Jones is Michigan's best threat in the passing game, but the five-star freshman has just seven catches and is still looking for that first touchdown catch. Read More »

Funeral planned for employees killed during attempted NC prison escape

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Accused of murder are 28-year-old Mikel Brady, 29-year-old Wisezah D. Buckman, 30-year-old Jonathan M. Monk and 33-year-old Seth J. Frazier. Brady was convicted of first-degree attempted murder in January 2014. However, the inmate surrendered to prison guards after becoming snagged on the fence. Neither Cartwright or Womble disclosed much new information during the press conference, both stating that the investigation is continuing. Read More »

Massachusetts School, Museum Apologize After Photo Goes Viral

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The girl in the photo volunteered to take part in the lesson. While school administrators explained that the cords holding the little girl - described as an 8-year-old - were meant to replicate "lead strings" used in the 17th century to keep children from wandering, parents questioned the fact that black child was chosen to be the one constrained. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif condemns the abduction of N league's social media activists

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A Sharif representative entered a not guilty plea for the sacked Prime Minister, who is now in London with his wife Kulsoom Nawaz as she undergoes cancer treatment. The former prime minister is unlikely to be arrested on his return home as the court has already granted bail. "The corrupt rulers must read the writing on the wall as the masses will not allow them to run away", the JI Ameer declared while addressing a big pubic meeting at Machiwal here on Friday. Read More »

Trump tweets he'll authorize release of JFK assassination files

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But his tweet contrasted what some media outlets reported on Friday-namely that Trump would not allow some of the files to be released. The thousands of documents are set for release by the National Archives on October 26, but it has been unclear if President Trump would block their release on the basis of national security concerns. Read More »

Hockey Asia Cup 2017

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They came out all guns blazing against the ever- impressive Malaysia in their second Super 4 match on Thursday. They notched up three successive wins in the pool stage but the forward line was put to test against a highly defensive South Korean side in their first Super-four match. Read More »

Minor girl molested, thrashed brutally in public

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The parents of the minor girl had filed a complaint against the culprit, alleging that the man had thrown stones at their daughter and had slapped her repeatedly when she raised an alarm. In the brutal assault, her nose has suffered a fracture. Police said that after the incident Shaikh threatened her and then fled. It feels weird as the people who witnessed the incident didn't stop Shaikh from beating her. Read More »

Tech companies unite to fight for Dreamers

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Major companies in not only the technology sector, but other industries as well, are joining forces to bring forth a legislation that would provide a way for the young, illegal immigrants to achieve permeant residency. The coalition will also include top companies outside of the tech world, like Marriott. With President Donald Trump having pledged to end the Obama-era immigration policy, the council sent a Thursday letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Democratic ... Read More »

Staff members tonsure head in protest — MSRTC strike

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The workers sat on indefinite strike demanding hike in salaries according to the recommendations of the seventh pay commission. On the other hand, the court has also directed the government to take concrete steps to resolve the matter, which has caused great inconvenience to the passengers. Read More »

Germany: Police say several people stabbed in Munich

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The police called on people living in the Rosenheimer Platz area to remain indoors and for passers-by to avoid the semi-central region. Police have launched a manhunt for a suspected knife attacker following reports of multiple stabbings in Munich. Read More »

Three dead, many feared buried in Tanjung Bungah landslide

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The state set up a commission and conducted formal public inquiries into the collapse of a section of the ramp leading to the Second Penang Bridge and the failure of a structure at Menara Umno along Macalister Road in 2013. "We are now using the canine unit to help in the search". Fourteen workers were at the Tanjung Bungah construction site when thousands of tons of laterite earth slid down from a cut slope about 10m high on Saturday (Oct 21). Read More »

In Diwali greeting, Pakistan PM says country committed to welfare of minorities

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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi referred to challenges facing Pakistan including unrelenting terrorism emanating from instability in the neighborhood and said the country was able to turn the tide due to a comprehensive strategy . The prime minister also highlighted the need for member countries to have a louder voice on the global platform. Besides Prime Minister Abbasi, the 9th D-8 summit hosted by Turkey, with the theme Expanding Opportunities through Cooperation, was being attended by Nigerian ... Read More »

Journalist Shahzadi recovered from border area

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Javed Iqbal , who is also the newly appointed National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chief, said tribal elders of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) played a vital role in her release. "My sister is missing and my younger brother (Saddam) who was deeply attached to her hanged himself after losing hope to get reunited with her". Shahzadi was in contact with her mother and went out of the way to help her. Read More »

Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 49 in Puerto Rico

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Thousands remain in shelters set up after the storm. Cruz added: "I think the president lives in an alternative reality world, that only he believes the things he is saying". At the press conference with Trump, Rosselló declined to rate the effort, though he was complimentary of the administration's response. I'm always looking injustice in the face. Read More »

Seventh-grader Gitanjali Rao is America's `Top Young Scientist'

Major oil spill incidents, which can cause approximately 1.3 million gallons of petroleum to spill into USA waters each year, inspired Anika to explore cost-effective, biodegradable options that can remedy this national and global issue. It is named Tethys after the Greek Titaness of freshwater. "And if somebody drinks lead in their water, their children might have small, minor defects". Read More »

When Sachin Tendulkar left Virender Sehwag hanging upside down on his birthday!

On his birthday, Sachin Tendulkar, who is also called the "the god" of cricket, took it to Twitter and wished Sehwag in a unique way. The one birthday wish that garnered maximum attention though, was Sachin Tendulkar's tweet. 'Happy bday @virendersehwag Thanks for teaching us the meaning of the word Fearless!Wish I could have seen one 300 from the non strikers end!,' Rahane said. Read More »