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Storm knocks out power, forces school closures

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The numbers, which have been exploding since 11 p.m. Sunday, grew rapidly as the storm delivered powerful wind gusts throughout New England. About 152,000 Eversource customers were without power in CT, while United Illuminating reported about 5,700 customers in the dark in the state. Read More »

Spanish prosecutor calls for rebellion charges against Catalan leaders

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But it was unclear from his comments whether he meant to defy orders from Madrid to leave office or whether he meant to compete in the fresh regional elections. The Catalan government said that of the 43% of potential voters who took part, 90% were in favour of independence. Catalonia's parliament has cancelled a meeting on Tuesday following the Spanish government's takeover of the region, a parliamentary source said on Monday, confirming the regional legislative had accepted Madrid's order ... Read More »

35A: The Supreme court has delayed decision for 2 months

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The petition against Article 35A was filed by a Delhi-based NGO "We The Citizens" which called for the repeal of the state-specific law. Meanwhile, Kashmiri separatist leaders have warned of widespread protests if the Supreme Court rules against Article 35A, alleging that attempts to alter Article 35A is a conspiracy against Jammu and Kashmir. Read More »

India, Italy leaders hold talks marking thaw in relations

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After the incident, the marines were arrested by Indian officials and Italy on the other side claimed that the ship was in global waters and the case should be handled by the worldwide Tribunal at The Hague. In the April-July period of fiscal 2017-18, bilateral trade reached $3.22 billion, with the balance of trade being in favor of India since 1988. There are more than 600 Italian companies with offices in India in areas ranging from fashion to textiles and textile machinery, auto ... Read More »

Defence officials call on Nth Korea to avoid 'provocations'

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Earlier this week, Japan's Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso attributed the ruling party's electoral victory to North Korea's rising threat, a view he altered on Friday in the face of criticism from opposition lawmakers. "Nor can it be that Japan will sit there", he said. Mattis on Saturday accused Kim Jong Un's regime of illegal and unnecessary missile and nuclear programs, and vowed to defeat an attack by North Korea, which he said engages in "outlaw behavior". Read More »

Bailable arrest warrants issued against Pak Finance Minister

To this, the NAB's prosecutor argued that these were delaying tactics and requested the court to issue arrest warrants for the finance minister upon which the Haris' plea was rejected. Dar has appeared before the court seven times since the trial began, missing only the first hearing on September 20. During the last hearing on October 23, the court recorded statements of two more prosecution witnesses - Abdul Rehman Gondal of Allied Bank and Masoodul Ghani of Habib Bank Limited. Read More »

Max Crocombe: Salford City goalkeeper sent off for urinating

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Initial bemusement as to the reason for his sudden departure turned to amazement when Bradford Park Avenue tweeted: "We can confirm that Crocombe has been sent off for urinating during the game". All 533 spectators and club officials soon learned of Crocombe's unprofessional act mid-match. Despite the freaky loss of their 'keeper Salford went on to see out their lead and win the game 2-1. Read More »

SC orders Hadiya to be produced in court on November 27

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The second case to be heard is the petition challenging the validity of the DoT order mandating linking of Aadhaar with mobile phones for subscriber verification, with the petitioner stating that the government is using an SC observation as a directive to force people to make the link. Read More »

Trump gets middle-finger salute from cyclist

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The scene in which a female cyclist raised her middle finger in the direction of his motorcade was witnessed by reporters in the presidential pool and captured by a photographer from an worldwide news agency. Several reporters who caught a glance of the incident took to Twitter to describe the event As President Donald Trump's auto closed down to her, she put her middle finger up signaling it towards the US President's vehicle. Read More »

Golmaal Again earns Rs. 153 crores at BO

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Rohit Shetty's directorial has been breaking the records of Bollywood in 2017 and became the highest grosser besides Baahubali (Hindi dubbed verson). With Rs. The movie minted Rs 7.25 cr on Friday and Rs 10.61 cr on Saturday. Which means its first week's collections alone are Rs 135.10 crore. The film has globally crossed Rs 200 crore mark reportedly. Read More »

Driver killed after 12-year-old leaps from Virginia interstate overpass

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The boy was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, police said. It happened on the eastbound lanes of I-66 at the Cedar Lane overpass near Nutley Street in Fairfax County around 4 p.m on October 28. He said: 'She was fearless, she was absolutely fearless . As for her passion in helping children, her loved ones said it ran in the family as Marisa came from a "long line of psychologists". Read More »

'S. Korea, US Will Never Tolerate N. Korea's Provocations'

Moreover, the conflict could quickly spread to involve forces from China, Japan and Russian Federation. The president will visit Japan, South Korea , China, Vietnam, and the Philippines, and will also make his first visit to Hawaii since taking office, The Hill reported. Read More »

Trump slams Russian Federation probe as 'witch hunt'

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Details about potential charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia's interference in the presidential election and possible collusion with President Trump's associates could come this week. The F.B.I. has appeared particularly interested in former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort , whose ties to pro-Russian interests, lobbying in Ukraine, and real-estate practices have raised alarms among money laundering experts. Read More »

Saudi women to be allowed into stadiums from 2018

The Kingdom had the rules of segregation of sexes in public owing to this rule women were not allowed to enter the stadium premises. Women were seated in a family section, separate from single men, and it now appears that one-time occasion will become a permanent fixture at sporting events in the Middle Eastern country. Read More »

ESPN releases updated top-5 rankings after Week 9 action

Undefeated Alabama retains the No. 1 spot, but SEC rival Georgia has supplanted the Nittany Lions as the second-ranked team in the country. Three more undefeated teams went down this weekend leaving only five. Like Oklahoma , the Fighting Irish have suffered a loss, but their resume is boosted by an impressive strength of schedule. Notre Dame and Penn State stick out because they had one point losses to teams that are now likely to play for a conference championship. Read More »

Trump dossier research triggered by website with GOP ties

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The Washington Free Beacon has long hired research firms to dig up dirt on figures such as Trump and Clinton, the paper said . On Sunday morning, President Donald Trump expressed frustration that his campaign is under investigation over possible ties to Russia's plot to influence the 2016 election but that his former opponent Hillary Clinton is not facing the same level of scrutiny. Read More »

MNS workers clash with hawkers in Malad, FIR against Congress' Sanjay Nirupam

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Malad police said they have also recorded some videos of Nirupam's interactions with hawkers, and, as alleged by MNS leaders, they are checking if the Congress leader instigated the hawkers to attack MNS workers. Devraj said seven people had been arrested and booked on attempt to murder charges in connection with the attack on Malavade. Though Nirupam did not comment about the instigation part, he said the MNS was wrong in assaulting the hawkers. Read More »

EAM Swaraj flags off first wheat consignment from Kandla to Chabahar Port

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Flagged off from the Kandla port in Gujarat with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani looking on through video conferencing, the shipment will "pave the way for operationalisation of the Chabahar port as an alternate, reliable and robust connectivity for Afghanistan", the ministry of external affairs (MEA) said. Read More »

Philippine leader says someone should talk to Kim Jong Un

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Since winning elections previous year, Duterte has sought to boost the Philippines' ties with Japan, its top foreign aid donor and second largest trading partner in 2016 after China. Duterte has denied any wrongdoing on his part, but human rights groups have said numerous killings have been extrajudicial. "The leaders will discuss economic cooperation in relation with the administration's Build, Build, Build program, as well as maritime security since Japan is also helping us out in that ... Read More »

Buggy crash kills 3 kids, injures 6 others

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Two young girls, aged 7,9 and a 12 year old boy were killed and 6 others were hospitalized with serious to critical injuries after the collision. Police say the truck was eastbound on Condensary Road when it struck the rear of the buggy, which was carrying nine people. Read More »

China Asks Washington to Ban Taiwan's President to Visit US

State Department's Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, was commenting on Beijing's objections about Tsai's layovers in Hawaii and Guam, saying that there has been no change to Washington's one-China policy. He caused consternation in Beijing in January after taking a congratulatory phone call from Tsai following his victory. "Regarding the transit of Taiwan's leader in the United States, I think her true intention is clear for all to see", Geng said at a daily news briefing. Read More »

United Kingdom officials to investigate minister in sex harassment case

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Environment Secretary Michael Gove was forced to apologize Saturday after he attempted to joke about Weinstein during a radio interview. May called any reports of sexual harassment "deeply concerning" after reports that women working in Parliament had set up a WhatsApp group where warnings about men could be shared to warn others. Read More »

House Passes A Budget For 2018; Clears The Way For Tax Reform

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And a senior Republican senator signaled he'd vote for a tax bill even if it crimped 401 (k) tax benefits. Among the no votes from NY were Republican Reps. Rep. Chris CollinsChristopher (Chris) Carl CollinsTrump ally: Timing on Russian Federation investigation tweet "could have been better" Ethics investigators looking into GOP rep's investment partners: report GOP rep unaware of health bill's impact on his state despite voting for it MORE (R-N.Y.) has suggested giving taxpayers the ... Read More »

President Trump's Approval Ratings Just Hit a New All-Time Low

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Trump's previous low in the same poll was 39 percent in May. NBC News notes that the voters who reported the biggest drop in their approval of Trump include independents, white Americans, and white Americans without a college degree. The most popular: By a 48 percent to 27 percent margin, Americans approve of Trump's handling of the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. A majority of those polled, 59 percent, disapproved of Trump's attacks on NFL players who protest at games during the ... Read More »

Two US Navy SEALs 'investigated over Green Beret strangulation death in Mali'

No one has been charged in Melgar's death. The cause is listed as homicide, two US military officials familiar with the case told The Washington Post on Sunday. When contacted separately Saturday, Melgar's widow, Michelle, and his brother, Shawn, declined to comment. Revelations about Melgar's death surface against the backdrop of four USA soldiers killed in an ambush in neighboring Niger this month while conducting what initially was a reconnaissance patrol but later shifted unexpectedly ... Read More »

White House opposed vote on Israel 'annexation' bill

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Israel's Haaretz newspaper quoted Netanyahu as saying Israel needs to coordinate the bill with the U.S. It was a signal that Netanyahu was under pressure not to move forward from the White House, which has been seeking ways to restart long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Read More »

Texas A&M's home losing streak to SEC West opponents is incredible

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Fitzgerald still led the team, going 12-21 through the air for 141 yards and two touchdowns, and then rushing 18 times for 114 yards for one touchdown, but the running backs as a committee took pressure off Fitzgerald all night long. They'll be put to the ultimate test on November 11 at home against Alabama, but first up for MSU is MA at Davis-Wade Stadium. Texas A&M is 5-2 on the year and 5-1-1 against the spread, so the Aggies have been good to bettors. Read More »

Alert security guard foils ATM robbery bid in city

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In the 40-second-long video released by news agency ANI, the unarmed guard can be seen fighting bravely and trying his best to nab the robber but failed. During the course of incident, the guard had even managed to snatch the hammer from the robber. The robber could not be identified as his face was covered with a balaclava. Read More »

Journalist fraternity backs Vinod Verma, demands evidence from police

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The main opposition party in the state also accused the ruling BJP of curbing press freedom. "The sex CD is fake". The Chattisgarh police has said the CDs recovered from journalist Vinod Verma, who was arrested on Friday morning allegedly for extortion, have objectionable contents which goes against the IT act, media reports said. Read More »

J&K: Policeman Martyred, Two Terrorists Killed in Bandipora Encounter

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Indian police and troops have resorted to using force to disperse the protesters, as clashes between the demonstrators and the forces' personnel continued till the filing of the report. The Ikhwan was responsible for wiping out extremism in the mid-1990s as a sizeable militants surrendered before the Army to join the group. However, in a new twist to the situation, the area has become a safe haven for LeT extremists who receive considerable support from the local population. Read More »

Four shot in Central Austin by man dressed as Santa Claus

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City medics rushed all three to Dell Seton Medical Center in downtown Austin for treatment. A man in his twenties and a woman in her thirties were taken to the hospital with critical injuries, while another woman in her thirties had serious injuries. Read More »