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Swamy, The Man Behind Sasikala's Imprisonment

Swamy, The Man Behind Sasikala's Imprisonment

The conviction means that she will be barred from contesting elections for the next ten years. Although Panneerselvam initially seemed to be left alone, in recent days he received major backing, including party chairman E. "It is a SC judgement and we are all bound by the judgement", he stated. Whatever may become of Tamil Nadu politics, Subramanian Swamy comes out of the real hearo in the matter. Read More

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Guns N' Roses booed after confusing Melbourne with Sydney at MCG concert

Lead singer Axl Rose presumably took his cue from that original mistake. The band themselves were quick to apologise, pointing out that old mate McBob hasn't misidentified a city in his 30 years of service. "We waited. It was Angus Young is an orange vest!" "Melbourne!" the band - which had just completed two nights in Sydney - posted on Twitter. Guns N' Roses make their return to Slane Castle this May, the first time they've played the iconic Meath venue since 1992. Read More

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Crude market still wary despite OPEC cuts

Crude market still wary despite OPEC cuts

But crude prices have barely budged since several key market watchers, including S&P Global Platts, the IEA and OPEC, put out similar numbers that show OPEC countries have achieved a roughly 80 to 90 percent compliance rate, much higher than analysts thought would be possible from the contentious group. Read More

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Local Red Cross volunteers to help evacuees near California dam

Local Red Cross volunteers to help evacuees near California dam

An immediate evacuation from the lower levels of Oroville and other areas have been issued due to a "hazardous situation" developing with the dam's spillway. The department says people in downstream areas need to leave the area immediately. Water from the Cosumnes and Mokelumne rivers floods a house and barn north of Twin Cities Road east of Interstate 5 on Saturday. Read More

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European Union revises up eurozone economic outlook despite uncertainties

European Union revises up eurozone economic outlook despite uncertainties

The 2016 general government deficit is expected to have reached 1.8% of GDP, helped by strong tax dynamics and temporary revenues, even though planned one-off receipts from land sales were partly shifted to 2017. According to the forecast, Polish economy grew by 2.8 percent a year ago, mostly to 5.5 percent decline in investments . The projection for next year was left unchanged at 1.4%. Read More

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Ethics Office Asks White House to Probe Kellyanne Conway

Ethics Office Asks White House to Probe Kellyanne Conway

The government ethics office's recommendation was the latest in a series of complications for Conway. Whether or not the White House will follow their advice, however, remains to be seen. "Go buy it today everybody; you can find it online", she said . After Conway's televised interview, the White House said it had "counseled" her on the matter. Read More

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Russian spy ship spotted off the coast of United States

Theship is also armed with surface-to-air missiles. The ship was en route from a port in Cuba to a sub base in New London, Connecticut according to CBS News . Worldwide waters begin 12 nautical miles, or 13.8 miles, from the coastline of the U.S. The U.S. Coast Guard states that countries do not have jurisdictional power over foreign vessels that remain in global waters. Read More

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LIU poll finds support for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

LIU poll finds support for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Klein, who directs the nonpartisan Hornstein Center. Senator Toomey says it's clear to him that Judge Gorsuch is "eminently qualified and understands the proper role of a judge". "I take my responsibility seriously to consider judicial nominees, including to the Supreme Court". He added that while he disagrees with numerous decisions made by Supreme Court Judge Sonia Sotomayor, he supported her nomination by former President Obama. Read More

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Delta Air Lines offers to buy additional Aeromexico stake

In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 2.04% with $748.83 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. If you are viewing this article on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright legislation. Read More

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Russian jets harass the destroyer Porter

Russian jets harass the destroyer Porter

Instead, the only Russian bomber incursion during the exercise involved two Tu-95 nuclear-capable bombers that flew close to Japan on January 24. Russian fighter and surveillance aircraft buzzed the USS Porter , a guided-missile destroyer, in global waters three times on February 10, said Air Force Lt. Read More

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The Oroville disaster represents a big dam problem

Sunday evening officials issued mandatory evacuation orders for 200,000 people around Oroville Dam after a hole developed in an auxiliary spillway threatening massive and widespread floods. Depending how much of this precipitation falls in North-Central California, water levels in the Oroville Reservoir, which the dam holds back, will begin rising again, prolonging the unsafe flooding situation. Read More

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300+ Pilot Whales Die in New Zealand Mass Stranding

Dozens of tourists and locals stopped on the side of the road to help the whales, grabbing what they had in their cars - buckets, towels, t-shirts, chilly bins and water bottles. There were two separate incidents at Farewell Spit in New Zealand, leaving hundreds of whale bodies washed up on a single beach. "It's a very hard place if you get lost in there and you are a whale", the DOC's Herb Christophers told the BBC . Read More

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Flowers from across the world spread Valentine's Day love in CNY

Flowers from across the world spread Valentine's Day love in CNY

Holcomb ordered more than 10,000 flowers for Valentine's Day because it's their busiest day of the year. "We've been fortunate this year to have good weather", she said. "I just think that the flower bouquets, if they are romantic, women just die for them", she said. Meanwhile, Donna McNemar, owner of Coco Beans Candy and More, at 116 Front St., has been busy getting chocolates ready for Valentine's Day customers. Read More

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Turkish president: Troops entered IS stronghold in Syria

Turkish president: Troops entered IS stronghold in Syria

Al-Bab has been under IS control since 2014, when the group seized large swathes of territory in Syria and neighbouring Iraq, proclaiming its self-described caliphate. Charter Article 51. The Turkish government may turn its forces loose on the main rebel group central to USA efforts against the Islamic State, the Institute for the Study of War warns . Read More

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Major terror infiltration foiled - BSF detects 20m long trans-border tunnel

In view of the security scenario in recent months along the IB in Jammu region, BSF has taken various innovative measures to ensure foolproof security after the assessment of various threats from the Pakistani side, he said. It was yet to be completed and was detected well in advance before it could reach the border fence. "During the intense scanning and searches of the area, the BSF men detected approximately 20 meters long tunnel ahead of the fence in Indian territory. Read More

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Ten-Year-Old Boy Dies Following Accident in British Topshop Store

Kaden Reddick was taken to the Royal Berkshire hospital, where he was pronounced dead. It is reported that the boy pulled on some type of barrier in the store, which crashed down on top of him. He added that detectives were now working with Topshop and local authorities to gather more information on the events that caused the incident. A date for a post-mortem examination was also yet to be set. Read More

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Georgian Orthodox Church caught in 'poisoning plot'

Georgian Orthodox Church caught in 'poisoning plot'

A high-ranking Georgian priest was arrested at Tbilisi International Airport on Friday (10 February) on suspicion of preparing to commit murder after he was found with cyanide in his baggage following a tip-off. Shotadze said the arrest was made after prosecutors received a tip from a man who reported that he had been contacted by a priest looking to buy cyanide. Read More

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Sandusky's son awaits hearing on child sex abuse allegations

Sandusky's son awaits hearing on child sex abuse allegations

The father contacted the police, and in the course of the investigation, police discovered another girl, known as victim No. 2, who said Sandusky had asked her to engage in oral sex with him years before . Jerry Sandusky was at the center of a child sexual abuse scandal that rocked Penn State University in 2011, and is now in prison. Matt Sandusky, another son of the former coach, has alleged that he was a victim of his father's abuse. Read More

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Bournemouth sweating on Jack Wilshere's ankle injury

It was the hosts who mustered the first chance of the game. Jack Wilshere could not make it to half-time before coming off against Man City. Minutes later, however, and they had the lead. A strike from Raheem Sterling and a Tyrone Mings own goal ensured Bournemouth continue to look over their shoulder at the relegation zone, but the the fitness of Wilshere, as well as captain Simon Francis, is another worry for manager Eddie Howe. Read More

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Officials Prepare For The Worst In Oroville Dam Crisis

The sheriff in Butte County, California has ordered an immediate evacuation of all people below the damaged Oroville dam, which is feared to be in danger of imminent collapse, Reuters reports . Evacuee Karina Garcia looks at the Placer County Fairgrounds evacuation center in Roseville, California on Monday. The sudden evacuation panicked residents, who scrambled to get their belongings into cars and then grew angry as they sat in bumper-to-bumper traffic hours after the order was given. Read More

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Secretly deployed Russian cruise missile violates arms control treaty, officials say

Armed with surface-to-air missiles, the ship is capable of intercepting communications and can measure U.S. Navy sonar capability, an official said. It is the first such move by Russian military under Trump's presidency. One is still located at Russia's missile test site at Kapustin Yar in the country's southeast. At the time , the treaty was considered an important step towards the end of the Cold War. Read More

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Ethics office calls on White House to discipline Conway

Ethics office calls on White House to discipline Conway

According to a report from Politico , "a source close to [President] Trump" is saying that Ivanka "scolded" Conway for getting her brand mired in the ethics discussion before telling her never to bring the clothing line up again on TV. He urged British officials to scuttle a wind farm that would obstruct the view from his golf course. Melania Trump has remained in NY with her son Barron while he finishes the school year, making her the only first lady to live outside of Washington D.C. Read More

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Ukip leader Paul Nuttall admits Hillsborough claims were false

The UKIP leader was forced to concede his false claim: "Well, that's not from me". "There's a lot of people who survived that day who did lose personal friends". But the UKIP leader dismissed the accusations, saying only the " scum of the earth " would think he had not experienced the crush at Hillsborough. He said: "I just want to make it perfectly clear". Read More

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Udall questions security after 'open-air situation room' at Mar-a-Lago

Udall questions security after 'open-air situation room' at Mar-a-Lago

President Trump was sitting at the table having dinner with the prime minister. The Washington Post first mentioned the posting by retired investor Richard DeAgazio , who took it down after being asked about it. For a clue as to just how easy that might be, consider that The Palm Beach Post reported in December that Mar-a-Lago hires dozens of temporary foreign workers each year, using the federal government's H-2B visa program. Read More

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Steven Mnuchin confirmed as Treasury secretary

Sen. Warren, who led a group of 10 Democratic senators at a forum to hear testimony from some of the people who lost their homes after Mr. Mnuchin's bank foreclosed, also happens to be PCCC's favorite senator. "He will ensure that Wall Street plays by the rules ...most of all for the American worker..." The lack of bipartisan support for a Treasury secretary was highly unusual, reports the Wall Street Journal , which notes that Mnuchin, who served as Trump's campaign finance chairman, now ... Read More

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Awww, the Obamas get all mushy on Twitter for Valentine's Day

The Obamas are doing just beachy. "Happy Valentine's Day to the love of my life and favorite island mate", Obama tweeted on Tuesday, along with a photo of what appeared to be the Obamas' very famous feet, relaxing in the sand together. "Don't ruin the surprise", Pence tweeted. This isn't the first time they've publicly celebrated Valentine's Day together; previous year, Ellen DeGeneres got them to share sweet love poems for each other on The Ellen Show . Read More

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Moderately Successful '90s Musician Claims Trump 'Hopes' For War

Moby , the prolific musician, DJ, producer, singer, songwriter, and animal rights activist has made claims that President Donald Trump is indeed being blackmailed by Russian Federation. I might believe that Moby has dirt on Russia's deal with Trump if Courtney Love hadn't made such a balls of finding flight MH370 that time. Moby later responded to the criticism on Instagram , sharing a photo of a clown with a caption that continued to play devil's advocate. Read More

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Selena Gomez and Britney Spears tackled by Katy Perry in full live

She went on to add that the album is going to have another track Bon Appetit, and also said, "You're going to have some of that good 'ol Katy Perry, fluffy stuff that you love so much". Another person wrote , "Mental illness isn't amusing". You'll be so shocked when you see what Katy said! That's what Katy Perry did at the 59th annual Grammy Awards held on February 12, 2017. Read More

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Melania Trump: White House public tours to resume March 7

Melania Trump: White House public tours to resume March 7

Trump's team also announced earlier this month that she had hired interior decorator Tham Kannalikham to redecorate the family's private living quarters in the White House, CNN says. Since November, there's been a lot of talk about what awful fate will likely befall the White House vegetable garden. Giving an official White House tour and spending time with the spouse of foreign leaders is a typical job of FLOTUS. Read More

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Disproportionate assets case: How it all began for Chinnamma and Amma

Disproportionate assets case: How it all began for Chinnamma and Amma

Sasikala and caretaker Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam head rival factions of AIADMK contending for power in the southern state. Even if the income and wealth calculations of the high court is accepted, and the Rs 2.82 crores estimate as disproportionate assets of Jayalalithaa and others is taken as accurate, the trial court conviction should be confirmed by this court. Read More

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