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BMC polls: Around 100 names missing from voter list

BMC polls: Around 100 names missing from voter list

Polling Percentage Mumbai: 7:30am to 03:30pm: 41.32 %. Counting of votes will be taken up on February 23. Over 1.95 crore voters across the State are entitled to exercise their franchise to choose representatives for 10 city corporations, while over 1.80 crore people can cast their votes in the zila parishad and panchayat samiti polls. Read More

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Korea wants joint probe with M'sia into Kim Jong-Nam's murder

Pyongyang's ambassador accused Malaysia's government of " colluding with hostile forces " and denounced it for carrying out an autopsy without its cooperation. The former leader had at least three sons with two women, as well as a daughter, Kim Yo-jong by a third. Police said she performed this stunt several times with another woman, and was given a small amount of money for doing so. Read More

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Elor Azaria Sentenced to 18-Month Jail Term

A military court last month found Azaria guilty of manslaughter, a crime that carries a top punishment of 20 years in jail. Judge Maya Heller handed down the sentence a month after Elor Azaria, 21, was found guilty of manslaughter for killing Abdul Fatah al-Sharif as he lay on the ground in the southern occupied West Bank in March a year ago. Read More

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Iran summons Turkish envoy over comments by president, foreign minister

IRNA news agency reports. The Iranian officials warned Turkey not to test the limits of Teheran, mentioning that their patience is already limited. Tehran and Ankara support opposite sides in the conflict in Syria with mostly Shi'ite Iran backing the government of President Bashar al-Assad while Turkey, which is majority Sunni, has backed elements of the Syrian opposition. Read More

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Former PM Renzi Resigns As Head Of Italy's Democratic Party

On Sunday, he called on the social democratic party to stay true to itself. Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi speaks during a national assembly of the Democratic Party, in Rome's Hotel Parco de' Principi, Sunday, Feb. Renzi, 42, led the Italian government for almost three years until he was forced to step down last December in the wake of the heavy defeat of his flagship constitutional overhaul in a referendum. Read More

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Kim killing one week on: what we know

Later police arrested a 46-year-old North Korean called Ri Jong- Chol, who they said lived in Kuala Lumpur and worked in IT. He also said North Korea did not trust the investigation by the Malaysian police as the investigation could have been controlled by someone from behind. Read More

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Iraq launches assault on west Mosul

There are an estimated 4,000 jihadi fighters defending the close-packed houses and narrow alleyways in the half of the city west of the Tigris River, which is inhabited by some 650,000 civilians. Meanwhile, commanders have noted that military vehicles will be unable to pass through numerous narrow, winding streets, according to Reuters . Mosul has been called ISIS' capital in Iraq, although its stronghold is in the Syrian city of Raqqa. Read More

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Karnataka Teen 'Wakes Up' Just Before His Cremation

Karnataka Teen 'Wakes Up' Just Before His Cremation

Kumar Marewad, a school dropout who worked as a construction labourer, is now undergoing treatment at a private hospital, where his condition is reported to be critical. But the villagers had hardly moved two kilometers away from their home with the body, when Marewad opened his eyes and started moving his legs. He was rushed to nearby hospital on Gokul Road as soon as possible where doctors examined him again and said he is suffering from severe infections. Read More

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Trump calls attention to unidentified event in Sweden

Trump calls attention to unidentified event in Sweden

Clinton was not the only one who has expressed a wry response. "Tragically, Sweden is the third not-a-terrorist attack that has not shocked the world in the last month", Colbert said. So, to set things straight, Swedish tabloid newspaper Aftonbladet published a timeline of what really went down on the night in question - and, no, the eventful evening didn't include terrorist attacks. Read More

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Are Mike Pence And Donald Trump At Odds Over Russia And NATO?

Are Mike Pence And Donald Trump At Odds Over Russia And NATO?

Pence also met European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, a former Luxembourg premier, who stressed that the United States 'needs a strong united Europe.'. "I don't think the moment has come to divide the United States and the European Union", Juncker assured. However, she also suggested EU-U.S. ties may become more pragmatic and less automatic than in past decades. Read More

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Who Will Be National Security Adviser?

Who Will Be National Security Adviser?

The president described McMaster is a man of "tremendous talent and tremendous experience". Tom CottonTom CottonTrump names McMaster new national security adviser Koch-backed group stepping up advocacy against border tax GOP senator: "Serious concerns" about House border tax plan MORE (R-Ark.) said in a statement. Read More

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Simon & Schuster canceling publication of Yiannopoulos book

Simon & Schuster canceling publication of Yiannopoulos book

Organizers of the Conservative Political Action Conference have disinvited professional provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos after a video interview emerged of him appearing to condone pedophilia emerged. "The age of consent in the United Kingdom is 16". Sad to see establishment types collapse into the same tactics as social justice warriors: name calling, deceptively edited videos, confected moral outrage and public shaming. Read More

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DELHI HORROR! Girl raped near Hauz Khas village while returning from party

DELHI HORROR! Girl raped near Hauz Khas village while returning from party

The accused offered to drop her home."The man pretended to be taking her to his vehicle". The accused, thereafter, on the pretext of guiding the woman, led her to an isolated stretch in the adjoining park area and allegedly raped her. Police sources said the accused could be a juvenile, and added that raids are being conducted to nab him. He also took away her mobile phone, police said. Read More

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Bao Bao prepares to leave U.S. for China

Bao Bao prepares to leave U.S. for China

Standing near her were hundreds of members of Friends of the National Zoo, who snapped photos, wrote farewell messages and said goodbye to the 203-pound panda. There are three pandas at the San Diego Zoo . Under the agreement, pandas born at the zoo through the program are sent to China before the reach the age of 4. Read More

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National Security Adviser Mike Flynn Resigns After 25 Days on the Job

National Security Adviser Mike Flynn Resigns After 25 Days on the Job

The Justice Department warned the White House that the inconsistencies would leave the president's top national security aide vulnerable to blackmail from Russian Federation, according to a person with knowledge of the discussion. The paper said some officials in the administration thought the talks between the would-be national security adviser and the Russian ambassador might have sent an irrational and theoretically incorrect signal to Moscow regarding the sanctions, which the Obama ... Read More

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United Nations declares 'famine' in parts of South Sudan

United Nations declares 'famine' in parts of South Sudan

They described the situation as the worst food shortage crisis in South Sudan since fighting broke out three years ago between government troops and opposition forces. According to the agency, the number of children with severe acute malnutrition in northeast Nigeria is expected to reach 450,000 this year while in South Sudan more than 270,000 children are severely malnourished. Read More

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Trump and United States policy on Israel

Palestinian officials said the mild admonition on settlement-building, coupled with the lack of commitment to a two-state goal, left them with little hope of a breakthrough. During their meeting yesterday, Mr Lee also reiterated Singapore's support for Israel's right to live within secure borders and in peace, and also the right of the Palestinian people to a homeland. Read More

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Where Will Your 'Not My Presidents Day' Rally Be Held?

Where Will Your 'Not My Presidents Day' Rally Be Held?

He added, he doesn't understand why so many people are against Trump, who has similar views as numerous protesters. Telling President Trump to beat-it, a band played Michael Jackson's "Beat It" as the crowd sang along. Additional President's Day weekend anti-Trump actions are also planned in towns and smaller cities across the nation, continuing through Monday. Hundreds of people blocked traffic and prompted rolling street closures as they marched in downtown Washington on Monday ... Read More

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Syria: Govt forces fire rockets at rebel-held area on Damascus's outskirts

Luckily, volunteers were able to reach to the girl, lift her alive from under the rubble and transport her to a medical centre in the area. Despite miraculously surviving the ordeal, the extent of her injuries are unclear. The images come as Syrian regime forces are intensifying their efforts against rebel-held parts of the country's capital. He said the talks were aimed at seeing if there was any possibility of starting to discuss a political process. Read More

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Trump returns to his roots with rousing campaign-style speech on jobs

Trump returns to his roots with rousing campaign-style speech on jobs

Singapore Airlines, which has committed to buy 49 Dash 10s, is slated to get the first 787-10 brought to a customer. "This plane was built right here in the great state of South Carolina", Trump said. The threat to USA workers comes not from advanced technology but from factories that have moved manufacturing overseas, Trump said — something he pledged to stop, saying, "There will be a very substantial penalty to be paid". Read More

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Trump names outspoken general as new national security adviser

McMaster graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1984. McMaster, who has served since 2014 as the director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center at Fort Eustis in Virginia, is perhaps best known as the author of a 1997 book, "Dereliction of Duty," that explores the level of military responsibility for USA failure during the Vietnam War. Read More

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Guy shares ex-girlfriend's apology letter - after grading it

Guy shares ex-girlfriend's apology letter - after grading it

Describing her writing as "repetitive" and "aggravating" he gave his ex-girlfriend 61 out of 100 and a D minus for her work. "Long intro, short conclusion, strong hypothesis but nothing to back it up". "Need to stop contradicting your own story and pick a side". Lutz made a decision to actually grade her letter like a professor would evaluate a college essay and shared it online for the world to see. Read More

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Life, conversion of Roe v. Wade's Norma McCorvey remembered

Life, conversion of Roe v. Wade's Norma McCorvey remembered

The baby was adopted and its identity has been kept private, according to Vanity Fair . The two women remained close even as McCorvey's health declined in recent years. Norma's decision to pursue an abortion started with her broken family. She spoke with NPR's Terry Gross in 1994. In 1987, she recanted, saying that she had become pregnant "through what I thought was love". Read More

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Want to study in Oxford? Go to France

Want to study in Oxford? Go to France

OXFORD University has been forced to deny speculation that it is to launch its first ever French campus when the United Kingdom leaves the EU. "We want to say to British universities: "it can be a win-win game for you". Other universities, including Warwick, have been approached with the idea of building a new campus in France in 2018, The Daily Telegraph reported. Read More

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