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EC to file FIR against Dainik Jagran for running exit polls

The District Magistrates of 15 districts will reportedly file the FIR. The offence under Section 126-A is punishable by imprisonment for up to two years or fine or both. on February 13. A notification released on January 27, the Election Commission has prohibited conducting any exit poll and publishing or publicising by means of print or electronic media or disseminating results in any other manner during the current elections, specifying the period between 7 AM on Feb 4 and till 5.30 PM ... Read More

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Battle Continues as Top Leaders Trod Down Warpath

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Battle Continues as Top Leaders Trod Down Warpath

On Monday, Sasikala had assured that she would ensure unity in the party and continue its rule for the rest of its tenure while making a scathing attack on Panneerselvam saying that he was showing attributes of a traitor against the party. "So I am not scared", Sasikala said. The AIADMK website and Twitter account too are with her. Registered in 1997 against Jayalalithaa after her term as chief minister from 1991 to 1996, the charges were regarding a disproportionate jump in her wealth ... Read More

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Militant killed in Hajin encounter

The police and the Army had launched a joint search operation early morning following a tip-off about the presence of terrorists in a residential house early morning. The militants opened fire leading to the gunfight, the police said. Earlier on February 4, security forces shot dead two top Kashmiri militants while they were trying to enter politically sensitive Sopore town in Baramulla district. Read More

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SP, Congress locked in 'unholy alliance': Amit Shah

SP, Congress locked in 'unholy alliance': Amit Shah

Polling for 67 Assembly seats in 11 districts in the Rohilkhand region of the state would be held on Wednesday. The region is locked in a four-cornered fight between BJP, BSP, SP-Congress and RLD. Khatauli: This Jat-dominated seat was won by RLD's Kartar Singh Bhadana in 2012, who is now fighting from Baghpat while Shahnawaz Rana is its candidate here. Read More

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Senator says GOP colleagues question Trump's mental health

Senator says GOP colleagues question Trump's mental health

On the HBO program, Franken told Maher what Republican colleagues were saying a about President Trump. " A few", Franken said. "And then some are harsher". These two high-profile senators made these statements while Democrat's attacked President Trump's travel ban. The senator, formerly a writer and performer on Saturday Night Live , was asked if he ever thought about running for president himself because, in the words and actions of his most famous SNL character, he found himself ... Read More

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Trump Fights Back, Preps for New Travel Ban: 'We'll Win That Battle'

Trump Fights Back, Preps for New Travel Ban: 'We'll Win That Battle'

In upholding the suspension, the US court of appeals in San Francisco said Thursday the government had provided no evidence that any alien from the countries named in the order had carried out a terrorist attack on USA soil. Though President Trump's travel ban has been frozen indefinitely, a decision made Thursday by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, it's still worth noting how many organizations would be affected should Trump proceed successfully in appealing the ... Read More

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White House vegetable garden to stay

In March 2009, then first lady Michelle Obama christened the White House garden. It was the centerpiece of Michelle Obama's campaign to improve America's bad eating habits, so the assumption was that it didn't stand a chance , even after Michelle reinforced the 1,700-square-foot area with "cement, stone, and steel" before the Obamas left. Read More

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Federal judge in Seattle expedites case against President Trump's travel ban

Federal judge in Seattle expedites case against President Trump's travel ban

President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration was blocked by an appeals court February 9 after the federal appeals panel found no evidence that anyone from the seven nations had committed acts of terrorism. "The White House counsel is not the president, and he is not known to be in the chain of command for any of the executive departments". "Are you confident that is the argument you want to make?" When dealing with over-arching principles of United States law, they tend to be the ... Read More

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Trump club members get access, while reporters stew

Trump club members get access, while reporters stew

Local business owners are less impressed by Trump's new status , fearing that heightened security and attention will put off visitors. Having made them public for more than 12 hours, however, ensured that screenshots were made by journalists and, one would expect, every foreign intelligence agency of even minimal competence. Read More

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Three soldiers martyred as India resorts to unprovoked firing along LOC

Three soldiers martyred as India resorts to unprovoked firing along LOC

Pakistani troops responded effectively to the enemy fire and as a result there were number of Indian casualties reported. The firing was on after Indian troops retaliated to the ceasefire violation. "The firing is presently on", he added. The incident occurred in the Thoob sector of Bhimber district. On February 2, Officials said gunshots were fired and grenades launched around 3:30 PM at the Border Security Force post, Katao, in the Samba sector, which was retaliated by the border ... Read More

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Northwestern joins leading research universities in amicus brief

Northwestern joins leading research universities in amicus brief

The other colleges and universities behind the amicus brief include: Brown University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Chicago, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Emory University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Stanford University, Vanderbilt University and Yale University. Read More

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Crumbling California dam spillway forces almost 200000 to evacuate

Crumbling California dam spillway forces almost 200000 to evacuate

The dam's emergency spillway was then put into use, but severe erosion meant that officials are not sure it will be able to hold. More than 180,000 people were evacuated from their homes in northern California on Sunday after engineers anxious the emergency spillway for the already-overflowing Lake Oroville would collapse, threatening to unleash billions of gallons of water into neighborhoods below. Read More

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Beale AFB Takes in California Flood Threat Evacuees

Beale AFB Takes in California Flood Threat Evacuees

That decision has come under scrutiny now that the hillside - or emergency spillway, as officials call it - has been put to its first test in the Oroville Dam's almost 50-year history. That raised fears of a catastrophic flood that could wipe away Oroville, a town of 16,000 people, and prompted officials to evacuate almost 200,000 area residents. Read More

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Scarborough gives brutal review of Trump aide's Sunday show performance

Scarborough gives brutal review of Trump aide's Sunday show performance

Miller's comments about why the administration's authority " will not be questioned " appeared to strike a nerve for Scarborough, who said the comments sounded like "autocracy for young politickers 101". Rice infamously said in a series of September 2012 interviews that an anti-Islam video caused the deadly terror attack in Benghazi Libya, a specious claim that quickly proved false. Read More

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Trump Turns Screws on Venezuela by Sanctioning Vice President

Trump Turns Screws on Venezuela by Sanctioning Vice President

An El Aissami associate, named as Samark Jose Lopez Bello was also designated for providing material assistance, financial support or goods or services in support of El Aissami's activities, the sources said. John E. Smith, acting director of OFAC, said Monday's sanctions resulted from an investigation into narcotics traffickers spanning several years. "Denying a safe haven for illicit assets in the United States and protecting the USA financial system from abuse remain top priorities of the ... Read More

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RCMP arrest 21 people crossing border illegally in Manitoba

RCMP arrest 21 people crossing border illegally in Manitoba

Spokeswoman Tara Seel said officers have no power to turn a border jumper back, only make an arrest after they cross. No one could be reached with the border services agency on Saturday for word on their status. In Manitoba, the RCMP said they intercepted 444 border jumpers previous year. "They want to be picked up", Paul Viau told The Canadian Press. From left, Greg Janzen, reeve of Emerson-Franklin, Tara Seel of the RCMP and Jeryn Peters from the Canada Border Services Agency speak to ... Read More

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Local flower shops prepare for Valentine's Day rush

Local flower shops prepare for Valentine's Day rush

The shop wasn't alone. The florist has run out of roses early on Valentine's Day before, but she is confident people will be able to get their flowers all day long this year. Mrs. Anderson said the job helps fulfill her happiness when she sees the smiling faces as she walks up to the front porch of a home with a delivery. Though Valentine's Day is dominated by young couples gifting each other flowers and chocolates as a token of love, there are also orders that are exclusively for parents, ... Read More

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Pro-Life Price and Sessions Confirmed to Trump Cabinet

Pro-Life Price and Sessions Confirmed to Trump Cabinet

GOP Senate leaders said Warren had violated Senate rules and should lose her speaking privileges. Warren wasn't deterred. After she was censured, the senator from MA read the letter aloud on Facebook Live outside the Senate chambers. Warren was reading aloud from a letter written by Martin Luther King Jr.'s late widow that was critical of Sessions' behavior toward African-Americans when he was a us attorney in Alabama. Read More

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Hamas military hardliner elected group's Gaza chief

Hamas military hardliner elected group's Gaza chief

State Department wrote in 2015. Later, however, he disappeared from public view and was presented in Hamas media as the commander of al-Qassam's elite units. Hamas has not yet commented officially but has said that only in April - after parallel elections are held in Israeli prisons in the West Bank, among the leaders overseas and among the Shura Council, which includes its religious leaders - will the results be announced. Read More

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Officials doubt claim ISIS leader wounded in strike but say hunt continues

The Iraqi air force has targeted a meeting of commanders from the Islamic State group that its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may have been attending, a statement said on Monday. ABC News reported on January 20th that senior American military analysts believe the reclusive terrorist leader has been hunkered down in ISIS-occupied Mosul in northern Iraq since Iraqi government forces moved on the country's second-largest city last fall, and he has not visited the de facto ISIS capital of Raqqa, ... Read More

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European Commission President says no to second term

It will be a major test for the bloc which is also facing challenges as a result of the refugee crisis and the election of Donald Trump as United States president. "Because the Brits will manage without big effort to divide the remaining 27 member states". Juncker, who will host U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in Brussels next weekend, said a protectionist trade policy by the Trump administration would be an opportunity for the European Union to forge new trade alliances. Read More

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Mar-a-Lago guest takes picture with nuclear 'football' briefcase

Mar-a-Lago guest takes picture with nuclear 'football' briefcase

Richard DeAgazio was already seated for dinner, on the Mar-A-Lago Club's terrace, when President Trump entered with the prime minister of Japan on Saturday night. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who dined at Mar-a-Lago on Friday, just missed his chance to help craft the response to North Korea. "While the president and Prime Minister Abe were golfing, the press corps was actually put into a basement, with windows that had black plastic over them - they looked like garbage bags", ... Read More

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Sisi: Egypt ready to support Lebanese army

Sisi: Egypt ready to support Lebanese army

Al-Sisi congratulated "the people of Lebanon on the completion of the presidential elections and the formation of the government", stressing that "Egypt was the first to welcome the political settlement which was made in Lebanon, away from the interventions of foreign countries". Read More

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U.S. man accidentally texts ex-boss for a hitman

Jeff Lytle , of Monroe, Washington , reportedly meant to text a man named Shayne . When he made the text to the alleged hitman sanctioning the killing of his wife and his daughter, he sent it to the wrong guy. His wife has been named on social media as Rhoda Mee Funtanilla Lytle, with her Facebook page showing photos of the smiling couple playing with their young daughter. Read More

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Russian Federation reports new damage to Palmyra archaeological site

Control over Palmyra has gone back in forth between ISIS and the Syrian army in the country's six-year-old civil war. Fighters from the so-called Islamic State first captured the city in 2015. Satellite images surfaced in January. Visual evidence provided by an unmanned Russian aerial vehicle shows that "an upsurge in truck movement" near the ancient ruins point to plans by the organization known as ISIS to destroy more of the UNESCO World Heritage Site before being forced to retreat the ... Read More

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Trump, Canadian PM Trudeau speak after White House meeting

Trump, Canadian PM Trudeau speak after White House meeting

Mr Trump was at Dulles airport to greet Mr Trudeau on arrival, after heavy winds forced the Prime Minister's plane to be diverted from Andrews Air Force Base. states. After Trudeau's auto pulled up to the White House's West Wing entrance on Monday morning, he and Trump shook hands, gave each other a pat on the shoulder and entered the building together, according to a pool report. Read More

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