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Hip injury is a concern for Konta ahead of Sydney title defence

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She underwent treatment early on in the decider before ending the entertaining match after two hours and 12 minutes, sending 23-year-old Svitolina through to the Brisbane semi-final for the second year in succession. She can play really well, moves well and strikes the ball pretty good. It ended 2012 Brisbane champion Kanepi's storming comeback run that featured straight sets wins in three qualifying and two main draw matches. Read More »

Modi to address officers in-charge of backward districts today

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The "DGPs conference is an annual event in which top police officers from all over the country will share and discuss security-related issues", it said. Senior government officials of the rank of additional secretary and joint secretary have been designated as officers in-charge to coordinate the efforts of the Centre and states in addressing the specific developmental needs of these districts. Read More »

Man Rips Heads Of 20 Chickens Off In Jealous Rage On Christmas

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Devito said that Ulrich asked his buddy to drive him to the homes of people that were reportedly hanging out with his wife. Gregory Ulrich , 28, and 21-year-old John Budnovitch IV, both of Milford, are accused of first smashing the windows of several cars in the Devon area of Milford after leaving a local establishment, then going to two different locations, stealing 20 chickens and killing them with their bare hands, according to police. Read More »

Saudi princes arrested for protesting utility bills at ruling palace

King Salman said he issued the orders after Prince Mohammed , his son and heir, explained that the recent measures "would increase the burden on some citizens", according to the royal decree published by the official Saudi Press Agency. News website sabq.org said the princes had gathered at the Qasr a-Hokm, a historic royal palace, demanding the cancellation of a royal decree that stopped state payment of water and electricity bills for royal family members. Read More »

Firefighter, civilian killed in North Philadelphia blaze

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Thiel said LeTourneau was pinned beneath debris for approximately 30 minutes before rescuers were able to free him. He was pronounced dead at 11:07 a.m. Another person from a neighboring home was taken to Temple University Hospital and was listed in critical condition. Officials say two other firefighters also were injured and taken to the hospital. Read More »

Trump administration sanctions 4 more Venezuelan officials

The United States imposed sanctions yesterday on four current or former Venezuelan government officials, including an ex-food minister who is accused of corruption and mismanagement of the country's food supply. "While the Maduro regime continues to repress the rights of Venezuelans, the United States stands firmly on the side of the Venezuelan people", he said in a statement. Read More »

Ryan Murphy Reveals Setting of AMERICAN HORROR STORY Season 8

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It was only after American Crime Story's excellent first season came around that I came around to Murphy's sensibilities as a showrunner and writer. You can check out Murphy's direct quotes from the interview right below. Murphy stated on the next season, "All I'll say about it is I want to go to the future - still topical, but the future, which I've never done". Read More »

Paul Haggis Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 4 Women ... 2 Claim Rape

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Once they got there, Haggis allegedly started kissing her. Breest alleges that Haggis then brought her into his bedroom, ripped off her tights, forced her to perform oral sex and after she repeatedly said no, Haggis violently raped her. The women stated that they found the courage to recount what happened to them after publicist, Haleigh Breest , filed a civil lawsuit against the director, claiming he raped her. Read More »

We're not going to ban Donald Trump

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In a statement "World Leaders on Twitter", the platform said it would not remove world leaders or censor their tweets because of their "outsized impact" on society. "Blocking a world leader from Twitter or removing their controversial Tweets, would hide important information people should be able to see and debate ", the company wrote in the post. Read More »

Massive fire breaks at Mumbai's Cinevista studio

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However, the actress is said to be safe. No casualties have been reported for now. This is not the first time that the television serial in question where the fire erupted had witnessed a fire. Quoting eyewitnesses, NewsX reported that the fire took place on the sets of TV show Bepannaah . In addition to these floors, it has three large empty shooting floors of dimensions 120X60 ft with height of 28ft, which can be used to meet any specific need and requirements of clients. Read More »

Kot Momin rally is referendum against SC verdict: Nawaz

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He lamented that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan was not punished by the courts even though he admitted he owns an offshore company, while he was sent home despite being an elected prime minister. "We did what many could not do in 20 years", he said adding that within four years of his party rule he managed to end the rampant problem of load shedding. Read More »

Monfils Returns to Winning Form With Qatar Triumph

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I know I can have a very tough first round". Saturday's victory was his seventh victory overall on the ATP tour. "Australia is definitely something else", said the 31-year-old. Rublev looked crestfallen afterwards but has the consolation that he will be seeded at the forthcoming Australian Open and has enhanced his growing reputation with his performances this week. Read More »

Pakistan govt warns against making donations to 72 groups on 'watch list'

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No more", Trump had tweeted. "We consider them (terror groups) to be destabilising the region and also targeting United States personnel", she said. Taking exception to Khurram Dastgir's statement that action against the Jamaat-ud DaPakistan banned Mumbai attack mastermind Saeed-led JuD and Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) from collecting donations on Monday, after Trump accused Islamabad of giving nothing to the USA except "lies and deceit" and providing "safe haven" to terrorists. Read More »

Did Pakistan leader Imran Khan secretly marry his spiritual guide?

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Opposition leader and former Pakistan cricket captain Imran Khan is believed to have tied the knot for the third time with a woman he used to visit for spiritual guidance, Pakistani daily The News claimed today. The party's chief whip Shireen Mazari termed the report "ridiculous" and "pathetic", accusing Khan's "detractors" of making up stories about his marriage now that they could not accuse him of corruption. Read More »

Astronaut John Young, Who Walked on the Moon, Dies at 87

Young was in NASA's second astronaut class, chosen in 1962, along with the likes of Neil Armstrong, Pete Conrad and James Lovell. The time and cause of Young's death was not immediately clear. "Godspeed." When asked about the risk of flying on the space shuttle Columbia for the first time in 1981, Young responded "Anyone who sits on top of the largest hydrogen-oxygen fueled system in the world, knowing they are going to light the bottom, and doesn't get a little anxious, does not fully ... Read More »

U.S. freezes aid for Palestinian refugees

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Channel 10 had reported that the $125 million in USA funding should have been transferred to UNRWA by January 1, but was being held up because the White House is furious over the Palestinians' reaction to Trump's Jerusalem recognition last month. Read More »

Trump Seeks Fix to South Korea FTA Amid Nuclear Tensions

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Since Trump isn't seeking congressional approval, the US will probably propose narrow changes to the agreement, such as amendments to tariffs or the rules of origin that set content requirements for products like cars, said Troy Stangarone, senior director of congressional affairs and trade at the Korea Economic Institute of America in Washington. Read More »

'Salman Khan will be killed in Jodhpur', gangster threatens Bollywood's tiger

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In a shocking turn of events, Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi of Rajasthan has issued a death threat to Salman Khan . The reason is attributed to the sentiments of Vishnoi community towards these animals as they are worshipped by the community. He said the Bollywood actor will be killed in Jodhpur. "Appropriate case will be registered under relevant sections", said Ashok Rathore, Commissioner - Jodhpur Police. Read More »

Fierce storm snarls travel, knocks out power along East Coast

Cars becoming stranded on the Long Island Expressway, he added, could cause a "situation of life and death" in which rescuers may be unable to reach trapped motorists. In total, there were 4,385 flights within, into, and out of the USA canceled Thursday, according to FlightAware . "We can not and will not order people up in trucks to fix lines when the winds are too high", Malloy said. Read More »

Recorded on camera, Bihar engineer forced to marry at gun point

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Pakaruah shaadi is an illegal practice followed in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh and is carried out mainly by poor families who can not afford a dowry. The shocking video, taken in Bihar, east India, shows a Vinod Kumar crying as the marriage rites are performed over him and his new bride. Read More »

Republican donor Mercer says she does not support Bannon's statements -Wash Post

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If you look at what Steve Bannon is doing, if you look at Breitbart News , it is the only news site in the world which truly endorses the MAGA agenda, and it doesn't need to be "either/or". After former Chief Strategist #Steve Bannon turned on Trump while being interviewed for the book in question, the president quickly fired back and caused many to speak out [VIDEO ], including actor #Alec Baldwin . Read More »

'Raising Iran unrest at United Nations a blunder'

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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ridiculed U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday over what he called the foreign policy "blunder" of trying to raise its recent protests at the UN Security Council. Bolivia's representative also called the request "a blatant attempt by some missions to bring to the attention of the Security Council to issues that do not fall into the purview of this body", as the events in the Islamic Republic of Iran "do not pose a threat to worldwide peace and ... Read More »

Royal wedding: Windsor council leader in begging crackdown call

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In a letter to the police, Simon Dudley described homelessness as "completely unacceptable" and accused them of "aggressive begging and intimidation". Earlier this week, councillor Simon Dudley was condemned after confirming that he had written to Thames Valley Police to seek the removal of homeless people on May 19. Read More »

Winter Storm Will Make East Coast Feel Like Mars

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When a close-call situation develops, like Thursday's coastal storm , communicating a reasonable range of possible outcomes becomes a huge challenge. The snow and ice moving into SC has prompted officials to close Charleston International Airport. American Airlines Group Inc. and Delta Air Lines Inc. Read More »

Saudi Arabia Arrests 11 Princes Protesting Over Bills, Okaz Says

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The princes were also angry at the palace's disregard for their demands to get compensation for last year's execution of a prince charged with murder, Xinhua reported. The move, led by Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman , is seen as an attempt by the 32-year-old prince to tighten his control over the kingdom. Saudi officials contacted by AFP Saturday were not immediately reachable for comment. Read More »

Malaysia to resume search for missing flight MH370 in southern Indian Ocean

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Passengers included Christchurch-born father-of-two Paul Weeks and Auckland man Ximin Wang. Is MH370 off the coast of Australia? But after an exhaustive effort the search there was called off. On Saturday, the Malaysian transport minister Liow Tiong Lai said the government was committed to continuing with the search, but that he didn't want to give too much hope to the next of kin. Read More »

Kamala Mills Tragedy: Mumbai Fire Department's probe uncovers the sad truth

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The fire department has further highlighted in the report that none of the two restaurants had authorised documents for serving liquor and running a hookah bar. The inquiry report, submitted to the Municipal commissioner by the Inquiry Committee, also stated that there were several violations of fire safety norms by both Mojo's Bistro and 1Above. Read More »

DHS cellphone border searches jumped 50 percent in 2017

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The move comes amid heightened anxiety under the aggressive border policies of the Trump administration as well as recent court decisions limiting the government's reach into ubiquitous personal electronic devices. CBP is authorized to search any device of any worldwide traveler - both USA citizen and non-citizen - as they leave or enter the United States, similar to a bag search. Read More »

United Passenger Befouled The Bathrooms So Badly The Plane Had To Land

The flight was diverted due to " a disruptive passenger ", United Airlines said in a statement, adding that the said passenger was handed over to authorities at Anchorage and was reportedly cooperative. Joe Gamache said. No charges were filed. The passenger was taken in by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and Alaska's Ted Stevens International Airport police for questioning in the incident. Read More »

Svitolina made it to the finals of the tournament in Brisbane

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Karolina Pliskova (pic below)kept her Brisbane International title defence on track with a 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 win over 2012 victor Kaia Kanepi to set up a semifinal against Elina Svitolina . She will face Karolina Pliskova, who beat her in the semifinals here previous year. Pliskova completed the third victory in as many meetings with the first Estonian to win a title delivering 42 winners to just 31 unforced errors, hammering 15 aces and winning over 70% of first serve points. Read More »

Hina Khan breaks down because of Luv Tyagi's harsh comments

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Puneesh wondered how her boyfriend tolerated her. Shilpa and Puneesh then went on to discuss the colour of Hina's teeth and had a good laugh over it. Bigg Boss gets the four to take part in a debate. Back home, Akash and Puneesh discussed that they would tell these four contestants that Bigg Boss treated them with good food. Read More »

There Will Be A "Bright" Sequel As Netflix Ignores Critics

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David Ayer and Eric Newman, and Bryan Unkeless serve as producers. Unfortunately, not everyone will be returning for the second go-round. The director commonly takes on both writer and director responsibilities on his features, including the WWII film Fury and the cop drama End of Watch . Read More »

Heavy snow, brutal wind, unsafe cold

The temperature could drop to as low as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, and as low as -5 degrees, later in the day, with the wind chill factored in. "It can be very unsafe", Pydynowski said. The storm was powered by a rapid plunge in barometric pressure that some weather forecasters called a bombogenesis or a " bomb cyclone ". Cities from Houston to Boston have stepped up efforts to bring the homeless to shelters. Read More »