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Indira Gandhi was committed to ideals of secularism: Sonia Gandhi

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Chidambaram was speaking during a discussion titled 'Remembering Indira Commemorating Her Centenary' at the Tata Literature Live festival here. Other Gandhi family members, including Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi , also paid rich tributes to Indira Gandhi . Read More »

For the First Time Bigg Boss 11 Contestants Partied Together

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The duo literally did so by ignoring host Salman Khan's warning about being careful, which is obviously raising eyebrows. He didn't let go of her until Salman announced the real eviction. Arshi rubbing butter on Hiten during the task. . When Hina is given eggs by Sunny, she in vengeance breaks them on Vikas' head and asks him to come out of his shell. Read More »

Trump says Chinese envoy to North Korea 'a big move'

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Northern Command in Colorado, according to Reuters . A two-month hiatus in missile launches could be due to economic sanctions and financial constraints after frequent rocket tests under leader Kim Jong Un, the news agency said. Pentagon officials, top scientists and lawmakers see these measures as a response to Pyongyang's fast-developing ballistic missile capability, which poses a serious risk to USA security. Read More »

Top US nuclear commander would resist 'illegal' launch of nuclear weapons

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Perhaps legal concerns could prevent the president from an unprovoked nuclear attack on Pyongyang tomorrow, but one couched as a pre-emptive strike on the North Korean nuclear program could probably pass muster. He also added: "If you execute an unlawful order, you will go to jail". 'We are ready every minute of every day to respond to any event that comes out of North Korea, ' he said on Saturday. Read More »

Facebook Launches 'Trust Indicators' To Help You Decide What's Fake News

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When you see an article from Vox, for example, Facebook may show an icon you can tap to learn more, including what Vox's ethics policy is and who funds it. German press agency DPA, The Economist, The Globe and Mail, the Independent Journal Review, Mic, Italy's La Republica and La Stampa, Trinity Mirror and The Washington Post are among the companies starting to go live with " Trust Indicators " this month. Read More »

Russian 'foreign agent' media law attack on free speech: HRW

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Additionally, the law could potentially force media organizations to disclose [AI report] their sources of funding, finances and staffing. Russia's justice ministry said on Thursday that it had already contacted the US-funded Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty to inform them they might have to start labelling themselves as "foreign agents". Read More »

Pakistan considering India's response on Jadhav

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In the reply received by the Islamabad's Foreign Office, the Indian authorities wrote that they can not send Jadhav's wife alone and request the visa permission for his mother as well. In a rare move, Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court in April on charges of espionage and terrorism. Despite repeated requests, New Delhi has not been granted consular access to Jadhav so far. Read More »

Tiger Zinda Hai new song Swag Se Swagat coming out soon

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The "Jagga Jasoos" star captioned the picture on Instagram as, "The good life. sun sand sea". The song has been shot in the Morocco and the locations are lovely and our stars are giving a compliment to the locations. The song is composed by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani and it will be out soon. And once again they are coming to sizzle the 70mm screens in Tiger Zinda Hai . Read More »

Gerry Adams of Sinn Fein to Step Down

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According to The Guardian , however, sources within the party state that Adams will still hold the centre of power in Sinn Féin from behind the scenes long after his official successor replaces him as party leader. A year later, he helped win sceptical elements in the IRA to the Good Friday peace deal, which largely ended the violence. Between 1988 and 1994, Adams was banned from speaking on British airwaves. Read More »

Barcelona prepare for away trip to Leganes

The Catalans started the match with the same line-up that dispatched Sevilla before the worldwide break with Suarez and Lionel Messi continuing to lead the line. Leganes responded as Amrabat turned past Gerard Pique only to find Ter Stegen storming off his line to smother his shot. However, Barca piled more pressure on the chasing Atletico and Real ahead of the Madrid derby and rubbed salt into Leganes´ wounds when Paulinho rolled into an empty net when a loose ball broke off Messi in ... Read More »

Married Oklahoma teacher accused of raping her student

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An Oklahoma teacher is accused of having sex with a high school student after the boy's parents reported nude photographs and text messages on their son's phone to authorities. 'School teachers are entrusted to protect and educate our children, not to engage in an unlawful sexual relationship with them '. She also confessed to the deputies that she had sent the boy photos of herself dressed in a bra and panties, and that she had received images of the teenager's genitals. Read More »

Nitish faction is real JD(U), will get arrow symbol: EC

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Senior leader Sharad Yadav led faction opposed the move and alleged Nitish Kumar of indulging in anti-party activities by going against the decision of the national executive of the party, which had opposed the BJP. Kumar has already made a decision to field around 12 candidates in the tribal belt of Gujarat where the JD (U) has traditionally been strong. We are talking to Sharad Yadav about Chotubhai Vasava (rebel JD-U leader). Read More »

Saudi's King Salman to hand crown to son next week

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Riyadh-Saudi King Salman plans to relinquish power in favor of his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , next week, a high-level source close to the country's royal family says. "Contrary to the advice of the royal family elders, that's MBS's next target". Saudi officials are seeking to appropriate billions of dollars from captured princes and businessman in exchange for their release. Read More »

Alex Hornibrook, Wisconsin silence critics in 24-10 win over MI

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Michigan Wolverines quarterback Brandon Peters left his team's game against the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday afternoon after taking a hard hit. Badgers linebacker Andrew Van Ginkel hit Peters as he released a pass on third down, and then quickly began motioning to the MI sideline for athletic trainers to attend to Peters. Read More »

Gillibrand: Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over White House Affair

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Gillibrand initially noted in the Times interview the sexual misconduct climate has changed since the 1990's, when Bill Clinton's relationship with Lewinsky occurred. The House in 1999 voted to impeach Clinton of perjury and obstruction of its investigation into the affair. Gillibrand responded Friday to MSNBC's Kasie Hunt, saying Reines is wrong and that elected officials should be held to the highest standards. Read More »

Podcast: Lakers forget to play defense, lose to Suns at home

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People ain't really gonna fight ". So far, Lonzo Ball has 8.8 points, 6.8 assists and 6.6 rebounds per game, but with 30.8% FG and embarrassing 22.7% from the downtown. "With Devin playing the way he is, getting another 30, you have to pay attention to him, and it creates space for everyone else", Phoenix interim coach Jay Triano said. Read More »

Trump Delays Change in Elephant Hunting Policy

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And that number continues to decline each year. In response to the pushback, the Fish and Wildlife Service then argued on Friday that making it more enjoyable for American hunters to kill African elephants would in fact "enhance" the animal's chances of survival, thanks to the high permit fees hunters would have to pay for the privilege. Read More »

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violations on LoC

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A woman and a man were killed while at least five others, including a teenager, were injured on Friday when Indian troops resorted to unprovoked shelling across the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). "They (Indian troops) started shelling at about 7am without any provocation". Both government and private institutions along the LoC in Shahpur, Kandi and other areas of Poonch have been closed, the official said. Read More »

Jack Sock stuns Zverev to join Federer in semi-finals

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The contest between Jack Sock and Alexander Zverev was always going to be a tight one - with the victor qualifying for the semifinals, and the loser being omitted from the tournament- but what a gripping challenge it turned out to be with Sock eventually crunching a 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 victory. Read More »

'Any Russians in the house?': Jeff Sessions

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Ted Lieu (D-CA). "Any Russians?" he continued, drawing laughs from the audience. Newsweek somberly reminded readers, "Three congressional committees and Department of Justice special counsel Robert Mueller are investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and possible coordination with the Trump campaign" and that "Sessions has come under scrutiny for failing to disclose during his Senate confirmation hearing that he met with then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak ... Read More »

Army soldier, 5 militants killed in Hajin gunfight

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So far, five militants have been killed in the gunfight that erupted on Saturday afternoon. All the slain militants, including top commander Mahmood Bhai are Pakistani. Earlier, on specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area Army of 13rr and police jointly cordon off Chandergeera Hajin. He admitted that Hajin is a very hard area as Army has lost three officers while a Commanding Officer of CRPF also was martyrd, he said adding that there was also stone pelting incidents but we ... Read More »

Allegations against Rafale deal 'shameful', 'disservice' to armed forces: Nirmala Sitharaman

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India and France signed an inter-government agreement for purchase of 36 Rafale fighters, off-the-shelf, on September 23 this year. Surjewala asked if the Centre was hiding the purchase price of the 36 Rafale aircraft. The Congress has been questioning the Dassault Aviation deal with Anil Amabani led company Reliance Defence Limited. Why don't you question Prime Minister Modi on the Rafale deal, or on Amit Shah's son. Read More »

Palestinians say opening of Gaza border crossing delayed

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The day the PA retook control of Gaza's crossings, it announced the Rafah crossing would be permanently reopened on November 15, after years of Cairo allowing only intermittent exit through the vital passageway. Saturday's opening is temporary, however, with the crossing due to close again on Monday. Last week, Hamas leader in Gaza Yahya Sinwar stated that his organization doesn't intend to dismantle the military wing: "We, as a nation, are still in the process of national liberation and ... Read More »

Strong 6.9 magnitude quake hits Tibet near India-China border

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A magnitude 6.3 quake is considered strong and is capable of causing severe damage. As per the CENC, the quake struck at 6:34 am (Beijing Time), Xinhua news agency reported. It was trailed by 5-magnitude tremor at 8.31 a.m. Beijing Time (6.01 a.m. IST) around a similar place in the Tibet Autonomous Region. At least 14 provinces in the country were affected by the quake which destroyed two whole villages and damaged 30,000 houses. Read More »

Trump silent on sexual scandals until it's a Democrat

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On Thursday morning, broadcaster Leeann Tweeden published a story accusing Franken of forcibly kissing and groping her during a 2006 USO tour the two performed in together. The woman, now 55, said she was attending a fund-raiser for Mr Bush's re-election campaign in Dearborn, Michigan, with her father when the president grabbed her bum during a photo-op. Read More »

Ohio State suspends all fraternity activity amid conduct reviews

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The University of MI suspended all Greek parties and pledge activities November 10 following reports of alcohol poisoning, irresponsible drinking and sexual misconduct. "Ohio State is taking this proactive step based on the significantly high number of investigations this semester, not on the nature of any specific case or cases". Read More »

United Kingdom 'to pay Iran £450m' to release Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

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Writing on his Telegram account, Mr Baeedinejad said: "An outstanding debt owed by the United Kingdom to Tehran will be transferred to the Central Bank of Iran in the coming days". Officially, the UK Government does not make ransom payments. Iran paid up front for 1,750 Chieftain tanks and other vehicles, but most were never delivered because of sanctions imposed on Tehran after the revolution. Read More »

AWEA Concerned With House Tax Reform Bill Leaving Out PTC Agreement

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For months now, tax relief and tax reform have been front and center in Congress, and this week, we moved it one step closer toward the finish line. Several provisions in the sweeping tax plan approved by House Republicans this week will harm hospitals and the patients they serve, the American Hospital Association said . Read More »

IT team searches two rooms of Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden

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Poongundran was questioned for over 10 hours on Monday and appeared before I-T officials again on Friday, the source said, adding that the search at Poes Garden was connected to the documents recovered from his residence. He told mediapesons that he had sought the permission to be inside the Poes Garden residence as the counsel of VK Sasikala and he was awaiting permission from the I-T officials. Read More »

Iran accuses France of 'biased' policy as Hariri heads to Paris

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Speaking to Reuters, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir said Thursday that the kingdom's actions in the Middle East were a response to what he called "Iranian aggression". But it has emerged the rival states are now sharing intelligence to "confront Iran" over fears of the Islamic republic's plans to establish dominance in the Middle East by stoking the ongoing conflict in Syria by backing Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. Read More »

Children establish legacies on National Adoption Day

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She says it helps the children understand that even though their birth families don't have the ability to meet their needs, it does not mean they stopped loving them. According to Hughes, children come into the foster care system through no fault of their own due to abuse and neglect, leaving behind the only life they have ever known. Read More »

FDNY: 170 firefighters battle blaze in Upper Manhattan apartment

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Witnesses took to social media as black smoke could be seen from miles away . So far, no injuries or casualties connected to the fire are known. There is no word on what caused the fire. "These things can be replaced, material things, but a human life can't", according to CBS . The fire is believed to have spread to four alarms at the six-storey building. Read More »