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Bottas beats Vettel in Russian GP for 1st F1 win

Bottas beats Vettel in Russian GP for 1st F1 win

On lap 20 of 52 Mercedes Valterri Bottas led the race ahead of the two Ferrari's and teammate Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton, who lost time through sector three all weekend, was doing so again and was more than five seconds back from the lead, telling his team he was suffering cutouts in power, and lapping nearly a second slower than Bottas. Read More

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Bribe case: Delhi Police arrests AIADMK's TTV Dinakaran

Bribe case: Delhi Police arrests AIADMK's TTV Dinakaran

Special Judge Poonam Chaudhary, who heard arguments on behalf of police and the defence counsel on the issue of permitting custodial interrogation, allowed Delhi Police to quiz Mr Dinakaran in its custody till May 1. BJP has conspired to destroy the AIADMK through his arrest. Interestingly, leaders of minor parties which are the alliance partners of the AIADMK are pitching strongly for unity moves. Read More

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Delhi civic polls: 29.23% voting till 1:30 pm

Delhi civic polls: 29.23% voting till 1:30 pm

They give the BJP 88 out of 104 seats in North, 83 out of 104 in South and 47 out of 64 in East. Kejriwal, who has been up against the Centre's ruling BJP and the Election Commission over the EVM tampering, has repeatedly flayed the State poll panel for using pre-2006 balloting machines in the civic polls. Read More

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Turns away 54 shots in Game 2 loss

The New York Rangers were able to put an end to their six-game home playoff losing streak on Tuesday night as they earned a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens, evening the series at 2-2. Carey Price stopped 32 of the 34 shots against him for Montreal but was far from his best in Game 4. Unlike Game 2, Lundqvist and the Rangers were able to hold on through those desperate last minutes, with Shea Weber's slap shot slamming off the post and away from danger. Read More

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AAP councillors made to take loyalty pledge

AAP councillors made to take loyalty pledge

The AAP leader questioned Kejriwal's defence for losing Punjab elections, Rajouri by-poll as well as the MCD elections. Vishwas, a member of party's top decision making body, the Political Affairs Committee, said there has been a "communication gap" between the party, its volunteers and voters, adding that the AAP is getting "Congressionised" to an extent. Read More

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National Football League star crashes Sean Spicer's White House press briefing

National Football League star crashes Sean Spicer's White House press briefing

Gronkowski joined the rest of his teammates on the South Lawn for the ceremony, during which Trump praised individual players such as wide receivers Danny Amendola and Julian Edelman for their contributions during the Super Bowl. The Patriots added that this year 34 players attended and in 2015, 36 did, so the number of players was similar. This time , however, the media focused a lot of attention on the players who refused to attend due to their dislike of President Trump . Read More

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Philippines' Duterte gives China free pass over sea row

From left, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith. Read More

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Trump Jokes About 'Easily' Replacing Nikki Haley

Later at a working luncheon with the ambassadors, Trump praised Haley "for doing a fantastic job". Anti-Semitic incidents, from bomb threats and cemetery desecration to assaults and bullying, have surged in the United States since Trump's election, and a "heightened political atmosphere" played a role in the rise, the Anti-Defamation League says. Read More

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Woman shot by police in London counterterror operation

Woman shot by police in London counterterror operation

The woman was shot as officers entered an address in Harlesden Road, Willesden, shortly before 7pm on Thursday. A 43-year-old woman in Kent county, southeast of London, was also arrested. "He was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism", said a statement from Scotland Yard. Read More

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Pope Francis Winds Up Trip To Egypt

Pope Francis Winds Up Trip To Egypt

Pope Francis has laid down a challenge to both Christians and Muslims in Egypt to be fanatical about their faith, but in a way that leads only to engagement and compassion. For one thing, the political context in Egypt is different. The smiling pontiff was then greeted by a group of children wearing pharaonic head dresses. Read More

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Netanyahu cancels meeting with German minister after dispute

Questioning Netanyahu's logic, Gabriel said it would be " unthinkable " for him to call off a meeting with the Israeli PM if the latter met with figures critical of the German government. "It may be useful for the prime minister to explain this to the German foreign minister". According to Der Spiegel , the meeting was canceled by Netanyahu because the German minister wanted "to meet with critics of the Israeli government". Read More

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North Korean missile test failed, USA military says

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes could lead to "catastrophic consequences", sparking condemnations worldwide. In an attempt to deter North Korea from conducting more nuclear and missile tests, the USA has sent a group of American warships to the region led by an aircraft carrier. Read More

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THAAD in South Korea to be operational soon

But the transgression prompted the White House to extend operations for the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group in the western Pacific by one month, allowing the warships to stream toward global waters near the Korean Peninsula. However, he said that the most urgent threat at the moment is North Korea. Trump also spoke by telephone with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who later described the conversation as a "thorough exchange of views". Read More

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Half of Scots don't want independence vote before Brexit: YouGov poll

Nicola Sturgeon has called on voters to make sure that "Scotland's voice is heard" and that they are not "dragged back by the Tories" when they cast their ballots in the upcoming election. Mrs May's official reason for holding an election is to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations. Last week, the First Minister said the election was "not about independence or about another referendum". Read More

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NHL Senators oust Bruins with overtime triumph

The beginning of better things, better seasons to come. Perhaps they will be as ubiquitous in the playoffs as the Red Wings' Zetterberg, who missed the post-season for the first time in his career this year. Toronto's speed gave the Capitals a nice test before facing the quick Penguins, who used that element to eliminate Washington in six a year ago. Sure enough, Johansson was the hero at Air Canada Centre Sunday. Read More

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More Americans Than Ever Want Marijuana Legalized

Just 24 percent agree that the federal government should try to stop marijuana use in the fast-growing number of states that have legalized it, while 71 percent say it should not. Only seven percent of Americans thought marijuana was more harmful, while 28 percent said both were equally harmful. Only 7 percent think marijuana is the more unsafe of the two. Read More

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Spurs must have bigger dreams than beating Arsenal

Dele Alli, whose dynamism and scent for goals has already guaranteed Tottenham's biggest point haul in the Premier League era, wasn't even born the last time Arsenal finished behind his team. While three points at Selhurst Park were the most important thing for a title-chasing Spurs side, there was an interesting sub-plot to the game. Speaking of the injury ahead of Palace's clash with Burnley tomorrow, manager Sam Allardyce said: "We have cover, however we certainly can not afford to ... Read More

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French Presidential Candidate Gets Support From Former Rivals

On Monday, President Francois Hollande urged the French nation to support Macron and reject Le Pen. "So, this evening, I am no longer the president of the National Front". She said during the interview that there were "contacts" with some members of the conservative Républicains party and that she was also hoping to collaborate with other presidential candidates from smaller parties. Read More

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Azlan Shah: Harmanpreet stars in India's win over NZ

Azlan Shah: Harmanpreet stars in India's win over NZ

Mandeep opened the scoring for India in the second quarter while Harmanpreet converted from two penalty corners, as India overcame their opening day disappointment in thrilling style. After a drab start, it was Britain who made the first significant attack. India took the upper hand in the early stages of the final quarter when Sumit fired in a powerful shot from outside the penalty circle, forcing a save out of England goalkeeper Harry Gibson. Read More

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Syria accuses Israel of strike near Damascus airport

Assad also denied that the Syrian government was responsible for a deadly chemical attack that hit the Idlib province killing almost one hundred civilians earlier this month and said that he has "asked the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to send specialized missions to investigate what happened". Read More

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LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots

LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots

His show puts the 1943 Zoot Suit riots , civil rights leaders, Trayvon Martin, barbaric and cavalier attitudes of ignorant Americans, King's accommodationist and ridiculed speech , and even The Cosby Show on a bloody string. You think civil people will be at least semi-civil. "They had a whole mythical status", Hunt said. The wave of anger over police shootings that swept the country three years ago included Los Angeles , where police have faced protests for shooting mentally ill men to ... Read More

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Christy Clark optimistic as BC election approaches halfway mark

The Liberal, Green and NDP leaders threw jabs at each other while pushing their platforms at a televised debate on Wednesday evening, an event that experts said is likely to have a big impact on undecided voters. If the heated exchanges continue, Prince says Weaver has a real opportunity. Clark used her time in northern B.C.to underscore the region's contribution to the province . Read More

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn insists he could still win Britain's snap election

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn insists he could still win Britain's snap election

Under his leadership, Labour was not part of the "cosy club" at Westminster which thinks it is natural for Britain to be "governed by a ruling elite, the City and the tax-dodgers", he said . In similar fashion, no one has seriously addressed the devastating social crisis afflicting millions in the United Kingdom that feeds the growing alienation from the political establishment-that was the central factor in last year's unexpected Brexit referendum vote. Read More

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Pence Assures Australia US Will Honor Refugee Deal

The deal, signed by former US President Barack Obama, calls for resettlement of up to 1,250 refugees in the US who are now in Australian detention facilities on the islands of Manus and Nauru. Turnbull also thanked Pence for the visit, saying that Australia is "very honored" to receive the US vice president. Mr Pence later weighed into the controversy over claims the White House had been misleading about a United States carrier strike group's push toward the Korean peninsula. Read More

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North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

Tillerson threatened sanctions against countries, organisations and people supporting North Korea's illegal activities in defiance of Security Council sanctions. A U.S. military assessment found the main part of the missile landed about 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Pukchang airfield, the United States official said. Read More

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