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North Korea jumps on South Korean president's ouster, calling her a 'criminal'

North Korea jumps on South Korean president's ouster, calling her a 'criminal'

Ms. Park's acts " betrayed the trust of the people and were of the kind that can not be tolerated for the sake of protecting the Constitution", Justice Lee said . Ms Park's office said she would not be leaving the Blue House, South Korea's presidential palace, on Friday nor making any statement. A daughter of former President Park Chung-hee and the nation's first female president, Park has been embroiled in a scandal involving her longtime friend Choi Soon-sil since late previous year. Read More

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Uttarakhand polls: Harish Rawat resigns as CM

Uttarakhand polls: Harish Rawat resigns as CM

The BJP now needs to fulfill not just the people's dreams and respect the massive mandate, but also keep the party unified and stable during the appointment of the chief minister. Another Congress rebel who won on a BJP ticket is Kedar Singh Rawat who contested from Yamunotri and secured 19,800 votes, while Sanjay Dobhal of Congress stood second with 13,840 votes. Read More

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Congress makes a memorable comeback in Punjab, thanks to Amarinder Singh

Congress makes a memorable comeback in Punjab, thanks to Amarinder Singh

One of the major factors that perhaps played against our party is that the xentral leadership of the party was not being informed of the ground reality by party leaders in the states. Akali candidate and former Army chief J J Singh who was confident of his victory against Amarinder secured just 11,677 votes. Naga Peoples Front and National Peoples Party have won 4 seats each. Read More

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Rahul congratulates Modi, BJP for wins in UP, Uttarakhand

Rahul congratulates Modi, BJP for wins in UP, Uttarakhand

He also congratulated Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh and the people of Punjab for the party victory in the state. The party's decimation in Uttar Pradesh - the country's most populous and electorally significant state - has serious implications for the party's ambition to emerge as a credible alternative to the BJP in the 2019 general elections. Read More

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Missile defense system that China opposes arrives in South Korea

Missile defense system that China opposes arrives in South Korea

Washington's ambassador to the United Nations was asked about China's proposed deal, which suggests a freeze in testing in exchange for a suspension of US-South Korean military drills. This is now considered the second-closest to the mainland, the senior Defense Ministry official said. Residents in a rural South Korean town where THAAD is planned to sit have furiously protested over rumored health hazards they link to the system's powerful radar, and some of the country's potential ... Read More

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South Koreans celebrate Park's removal, but ousted leader silent

South Koreans celebrate Park's removal, but ousted leader silent

News reports said Park was watching television alone in her private presidential room on Friday when the country's highest court announced her dismissal live on air. Park's parliamentary impeachment in December came after weeks of Saturday rallies that drew millions who wanted her resignation. Prosecutors have indicted about 40 people so far, including Samsung Electronics Co. Read More

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Malaysian UN Employees Who Left N. Korea To Stay In Beijing

The dispute stems from the mysterious poisoning death of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on February 13 at Kuala Lumpur's airport. Hishammuddin said that so far the two countries showed no sign to declare the state of emergency. "They continue to enjoy freedom of movement and freedom of communication", he said, adding that Stella has stated the same. Read More

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Daylight Saving 2017: 3 Tips For Changing Your Clock

Daylight Saving 2017: 3 Tips For Changing Your Clock

Daylight saving time (DST) is created to provide an extra hour of evening sunlight, and will stay in effect for eight months until November 5, when daylight saving time ends for the year. If you've ever wondered why daylight-saving time is still a thing , you're not alone. Despite moves to get rid of daylight saving times, some legislators would rather hold to old standards. Read More

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Exit polls point to Congress upsurge in Goa with 15 seats

Exit polls point to Congress upsurge in Goa with 15 seats

The SP-INC combine, led by sitting chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, who campaigned on his good record on development, is projected to lose significantly in the state's Avadh and Poorvanchal regions. BJP also had won 42 of 70 seats and was leading in another 15 constituencies in another northern state, Uttarakhand , wresting power from the Congress party, the main opposition at the national level. Read More

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Article 50 could be triggered by Theresa May THIS TUESDAY — BREXIT BEGINS

The picture may only become a little clearer later this month when EU's leaders minus Britain are due to make a declaration on Europe's future at the Rome summit, in which they are expected to set out a post-Brexit road map. Businesses have been calling for clarity on what Britain's relationship with Europe will be before deciding how to reshape their operations, but most major firms are now set to relocate some business to ensure they can still trade with Europe after May said in January that ... Read More

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Pope Francis open to having some married men become priests

Pope Francis open to having some married men become priests

Catholics should think twice before pouring their hard-earned dollars into offering plates when their pope would even think about, let alone actually reduce, sanctions against pedophile priests. He indicated he was open to the idea of letting married men of Catholic faith become priests. How that would work for married priests - well, it's clear there's still a lot to discuss. Read More

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Watch Middlesbrough vs Man City live on TV, online

Watch Middlesbrough vs Man City live on TV, online

We want to play in this way. Before Wednesday's stalemate with Stoke, City had been in fine goal-scoring form having put five past Huddersfield in the FA Cup fifth round and Monaco in the Champions League last 16. Only long-term injury victims Ilkay Gundogan and Gabriel Jesus will miss the game at the Riverside Stadium as City look to book a date at Wembley in next month's semi-final - and Guardiola says he expects to name a strong team. Read More

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N. Korea's response to killing shows it's a lawless state

N. Korea's response to killing shows it's a lawless state

There is some confusion over whether the man, who identifies himself as Kim Han-sol, is who he says he is, though he does bear a strong resemblance to the Kim Han-sol interviewed in 2012 by former Finnish defense minister Elisabeth Rehn. Khalid said police would hand over Jong-nam's body to the Health Ministry for the next course of action as no next-of-kin has come to claim his body so far. Read More

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Modi's BJP Leads in Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election - Indian Election Commission

Modi's BJP Leads in Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election - Indian Election Commission

The crown should be placed firmly on his head as he is the one who has lead the BJP to one of its most iconic victories in Uttar Pradesh, a mandate that even surpasses the one given to Kalyan Singh in 1991. Many analysts say that she could well be the surprise factor this election. The SP, whose campaign was spearheaded by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on development agenda, led in 49 seats. Read More

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Students respond to South Korean President's impeachment

Students respond to South Korean President's impeachment

Feb 17: Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee arrested for suspected role in the scandal. South Korea must now hold an election within two months to choose Park's successor. "The fierce actions of the people from all walks of life in South Korea have passed death sentence on the traitor, an eruption of the pent-up wrath and anger at her group of traitors". Read More

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Roger Stone Admits to Communication With DNC Hacker

Roger Stone Admits to Communication With DNC Hacker

President Donald Trump's longtime confidant and former campaign adviser , Roger Stone, confessed Friday that he had contacts with a self-described Romanian hacker, "Guccifer 2.0", who claimed to have hacked the Democratic National Committee (DNC) previous year and also allegedly stole information and passed it on to WikiLeaks . Read More

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Big Ten Tournament Predictions: Michigan State vs. Minnesota 3/10/17

Big Ten Tournament Predictions: Michigan State vs. Minnesota 3/10/17

The Michigan Wolverines (22-11) are coming from a 74-70 win in OT over Purdue in which D.J. Wilson scored 26 points in 11-for-18 shooting from the field. MI needed overtime, but took down No. 1-seeded Purdue 74-70, thanks to Wilson's 26 points, eight rebounds and three blocks. The Wolverines didn't miss a beat offensively without Wagner, but the one-two punch of Haas and sophomore power forward Caleb "Biggie" Swanigan combined for 10 points in the first 10 minutes. Read More

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South Korea's president, Park Geun-hye, has been removed from office

South Korea's president, Park Geun-hye, has been removed from office

Lee's trial for bribery and embezzlement began on Thursday, in a court case being billed as the trial of the century. The country's election law requires a presidential vote within 60 days , which likely means May 9. Liberal candidate, Moon Jae-in, is leading the opinion polls. In the political scandal - extraordinary even by the standards of South Korea's tumultuous democracy - Choi is accused of extracting bribes from big business. Read More

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UP Election 2017: EVMs were 'managed' to favour BJP, alleges Mayawati

UP Election 2017: EVMs were 'managed' to favour BJP, alleges Mayawati

Akhilesh Yadav came out of a family feud that saw him dethrone his father Mulayam Singh Yadav as Samajwadi Party chief, to seek re-election in partnership with the Congress. The partnership was also not helped by the fact that the alliance was sealed barely a few days before the elections. Samajwadi Party received a crushing defeat in UP where the SP-Congress alliance could only manage to get slightly higher than 50 seats. Read More

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State of Washington to challenge Trump's new travel ban

State of Washington to challenge Trump's new travel ban

The new directive, which temporarily closes U.S. borders to all refugees and citizens from six mainly-Muslim countries, was unveiled on Monday as a replacement for one issued in January that was blocked in the federal courts. The new order does not address concerns raised in a Homeland Security intelligence analysis obtained last month by The Associated Press that concluded there was insufficient evidence that citizens of the originally banned countries posed a terror threat to the U.S. Read More

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Winter storm watch issued for parts of Massachusetts

Additional snow showers are likely through Friday afternoon . We're tracking the potential for a strong coastal low pressure to bring rain and snow to Delmarva by Tuesday . Wind chill advisories are in effect for parts of CNY east and north of Syracuse until 10am Saturday . Winds could gust as high as 25 miles per hour. Read More

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German police shut shopping mall over fears of attack

German police shut shopping mall over fears of attack

Details of the threat weren't immediately available. The shopping centre at Limbecker Platz square was closed for the entire day. "As police, we are the security authority here and have chose to close the mall", police spokesman Christoph Wickhorst said, adding that they had been tipped off late Friday by other security agencies. Read More

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Intruder arrested on White House grounds, CNN reports

Intruder arrested on White House grounds, CNN reports

President Donald Trump was in the residence when the incident took place, the reports said. Agents also searched the White House grounds after the breach. The Secret Service did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The first family was not at the White House at the time. Omar Gonzales walked through the North Portico door with a folding knife in his trousers pocket in 2014. Read More

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S.Korea braces for impeachment unrest

S.Korea braces for impeachment unrest

Beijing's foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters at a regular press briefing Park had "done a lot" for China-South Korea relations, South Korean news service CBS No Cut News reported . Lee accused Park of colluding with longtime confidante Choi Soon-sil to extort tens of millions of dollars from businesses and letting Choi, a private citizen, meddle in state affairs and receive and look at documents with state secrets. Read More

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Amid hung assembly, Congress and BJP stake claim in Goa

Amid hung assembly, Congress and BJP stake claim in Goa

Short of a majority, the BJP could see opponents block its path to power in the state by forming a coalition, although Modi's party will also look to convince its smaller rivals to join forces. "The Samajwadi Party wholeheartedly accepts the verdict of the people of Uttar Pradesh", spokesman Ghanshyam Tiwari said, conceding defeat. Though the Opposition said that perhaps the BJP tried to polarise the elections mid way when PM Modi made a statement on 'shamshaan-kabristaan' and 'Holi-Ramzaan' ... Read More

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