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Woman Burnt Alive in Jodhpur For Protesting Cutting of Trees

Woman Burnt Alive in Jodhpur For Protesting Cutting of Trees

The incident took place on Sunday but came to light yesterday morning when the woman succumbed to her injuries in a hospital. According to media reports , Ranveer Singh, the village sarpanch was allegedly involved in the attack. It soon poured petrol on her and set her on fire, cops said . The woman's body has been kept in the mortuary of MJH Hospital, Jodhpur . The incident has sparked a row, with villagers demanding the arrest of the attackers within 24 hours, Amarujala reported. Read More

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Freedom Caucus Considers Its Next Fight: Planned Parenthood

Freedom Caucus Considers Its Next Fight: Planned Parenthood

When it became clear that the House was not going to be able to pass its health care bill, President Trump was quick to move on, readying for the next battle, tax reform. "Democrats, they've never been real enthusiastic about corporate tax reductions", Hatch said. "I got the opinion that there are some members of the Freedom Caucus - they'd vote no against the Ten Commandments if it came up for a vote". Read More

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Daily Mail 'Legs-it' headline causes outrage as MPs brand it 'sexist'

The standfirst beneath, suggesting that the two political leaders had a catfight with "stilettos", is just as bad: 'It wasn't quite stilettos at dawn, but there was a distinctly. Nicola Sturgeon: 'Oh yeah, screw politics. The front page was first published on Twitter on Monday night, instantly prompting a stream of criticism from politicians, journalists and members of the public. Read More

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How Trump can still sabotage ObamaCare

How Trump can still sabotage ObamaCare

Mark Meadows (R-NC) and the more moderate " Tuesday Group " - headed by Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) - is making negotiations with the White House even more complicated. Indeed, Obama's signature domestic policy achievement, the 2010 Affordable Care Act - known as Obamacare - remains in place despite seven years of Republican promises to dismantle it. Read More

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Spicer Implies Trump Open To Working With Democrats On Taxes, Infrastructure

Spicer Implies Trump Open To Working With Democrats On Taxes, Infrastructure

The first thing that should dawn on Trump is that the warring Republican factions in Congress have multiple agendas, none of which remotely resembles his own. The Freedom Caucus is against the government regulating healthcare at all, and when Ryan unveiled the new plan in March, which did away with most but not all of Obamacare, numerous group's members felt it didn't go far enough . Read More

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United States under Trump Series: Why markets are anxious on healthcare bill?

The stunning last-minute pull of the bill by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) had a quick economic impact as investor faith tumbled . Trump's inability to deliver on the campaign promise to "repeal and replace Obamacare", the popular moniker for the Affordable Care Act, marked a particularly harsh defeat for a president whose party controls both chambers of Congress. Read More

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Donald Trump: House panel should investigate Hillary Clinton, not me

Donald Trump: House panel should investigate Hillary Clinton, not me

That was followed Thursday by an Associated Press report that in 2005, Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort pitched a plan to a Russian oligarch that he claimed would benefit Vladamir Putin's image inside the U.S. Currently, according to CNN, the House Intelligence Committee are investigating Russia's alleged attempts to influence the election. Finally, we have never had a sitting president that has had a counterintelligence investigation conducted by the FBI to look for ... Read More

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UK Wants WhatsApp Accessible to Authorities

WhatsApp , which is owned by Facebook and has a billion users worldwide, states that protecting private communication is one of its "core beliefs". "We need to make sure that companies like WhatsApp - and there are lots of others like that - don't provide a secret place for terrorists to communicate with each other". Read More

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De'Aaron Fox stands by his Kentucky teammates in a heartbreaking interview

Fox made a big impact in UK's Sweet 16 game against UCLA, as he scored a career-high 39 points, fourth most ever by a United Kingdom player in the NCAA tournament. Fox has been great for the Cats all season and Jackson has taken notice. The Kentucky Wildcats' season came to an end last night at the hands of the #1 seeded UNC Tar Heels in a dramatic game that was won in the final seconds. Read More

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Sturgeon frustrated with May and Brexit

May rejected outright the case for a second vote, but Sturgeon wants Scots to have the option to make a judgement on the terms of any Brexit deal. May is travelling to Scotland the day before the Scottish Parliament is expected to vote in support of demands for a new independence referendum. Read More

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North Korean military threatens

North Korean military threatens "preemptive special operations"

In its aim to acquire intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) capabilities, the isolated country is reported to have carried out the new rocket engine test on Friday (24 March), US officials told Reuters. A fully-developed ICBM in North Korea could threaten the U.S.as an ICBM has a minimum range of 5,500 km (3,400 miles). Kim Jong Un not only belongs but was elected to be the chairman of past year. Read More

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Theresa May And Nicola Sturgeon Fall-Out Over Brexit And Scottish Independence

A Downing Street source said Mrs May updated the First Minister in a "courteous and friendly way" about the letter she will send to trigger Article 50 and start the Brexit process. For that reason, there should be interim solutions, said the analysis, which talked about "phasing out". The Prime Minister also vowed to build a "more united nation" as Britain leaves the EU. Read More

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Lindsey Graham on health care: Republicans and Democrats need to work together

Some Republicans, like Rep. John Shimkus of IL, have argued that keeping essential benefits forces men to pay for prenatal care and benefits for women. (It's also worth pointing out that vasectomies are now considered an essential benefit in most states-yet, women haven't complained about "having to purchase" them.) Both men and women are at risk for accidents and disease, O'Leary notes. Read More

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Trump now blames conservative Republicans for healthcare failure

Trump now blames conservative Republicans for healthcare failure

Numerous tax initiatives being discussed in the Trump White House have stirred strong Republican opposition; GOP Senator David Perdue of Georgia, a onetime businessman, already has distributed a letter to his colleagues arguing that the "border adjustment tax", which would affect trade with Canada as well as other USA trading partners, is "regressive, hammers consumers and shuts down economic growth". Read More

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What is the Freedom Caucus, how did it derail Obamacare repeal?

What is the Freedom Caucus, how did it derail Obamacare repeal?

Speaking to host Alisyn Camerota, the Texas Republican said he holds "the opinion that there are some members of the Freedom Caucus, they'd vote no against the Ten Commandments if it came up for a vote". The Trump administration had offered the Freedom Caucus a repeal of Obamacare's "essential health benefits", regulatory changes that would mean insurers no longer would have to include benefits such as maternity care or mental health coverage in their plans. Read More

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Skymet: Monsoons may remain below normal for India in 2017

Skymet: Monsoons may remain below normal for India in 2017

Probability of an El Nino formation in 2017 has already led to some worries about the monsoon season in the country. Parts of west India and peninsular India are likely to be rain-deficient in the monsoon season this year, while Gujarat, Konkan region, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka are likely to receive below normal rainfall, Skymet head Jatin Singh said. Read More

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Cowboys' Jerry Jones comments on Raiders' Las Vegas vote

The move had been anticipated for months. Another issue could be how many seats can be added to get the attendance near the 60,000 average National Football League teams usually draw on Sundays. When you went out to play in the coliseum in Oakland you could understand this was a stadium that was a contemporary of old Riverfront Stadium. "I intend, if the fans would like us to stay there, we'd love to be there for (both option years)", Raiders owner Mark Davis said after announcing the ... Read More

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Raiders Moving To Las Vegas

Davis has been flirting with the idea of moving the franchise for a number of years now. The Los Angeles Rams relocated from St. Louis and the Chargers announced in January they would leave San Diego, also to LA. Tampa Bay has played games in Tokyo, Japan and the teeming metropolis of Norman, Oklahoma (I can make fun of the town; I was born there), but they've obviously never played in Vegas. Read More

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Trump attacks conservative lawmakers over health bill

Trump attacks conservative lawmakers over health bill

The Freedom Caucus continued to push to repeal popular pieces of Obamacare , such as the requirement that insurers cover people with preexisting conditions, something President Donald Trump had publicly said he wanted to keep in place. Today, however, he assigned some blame to House conservatives and think tanks aligned with those lawmakers' interests. "Democrats are smiling in D.C. Read More

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Struggle stalwart, Ahmed Kathrada passes away

Kathrada was admitted to hospital on March 4 for surgery related to blood clotting in the brain. Kathrada had been ill for the last month‚ with his condition deteriorating in the last 24 hours. Recently Mr Kathrada had been a vocal critic of scandal-plagued President Jacob Zuma and the ANC government. Derek Hanekom, a fellow veteran activist and now a government minister, said he had lost a "revolutionary mentor and dear friend". Read More

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Adele reveals she may never tour again in emotional on-stage confession

Auckland, actually, New Zealand - oh what the hell - this year belongs to Adele . Promoter Michael Coppel said it had been "a privilege and truly a career highlight" to present her first tour down under. During a show in Auckland last night, the United Kingdom songstress insinuated that this would likely be her final tour for the foreseeable future. Around 30 men and women joined Adele on stage to sing Toia Mai Te Waka Nei and perform the haka. Read More

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Pence to pro-Israel group: United States 'giving serious consideration' to embassy move

It is making for an unusual American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference, one relieved of the strains that marked the last years of President Barack Obama's tenure but also filled with significant uncertainty. They didn't know exactly what I meant outside of giving the speech, so we showed them. And I got to tell you, I just can't wait. It's not for a fashion statement. Read More

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Arab League to decide on next steps for Palestinian issue: Minister

He reiterated Jordan's support to efforts that aim at resuming Palestinian-Israeli talks leading to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. The Saudi monarch will be the first to arrive in the kingdom before co-heading a wide meeting with king Abdullah on mutual relations. "In my view it's not right that Arab governments stay out of the biggest crisis in the region's modern history", Abul Gheit said on Monday, calling them to "find an ... Read More

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Brady's 'dream comes true' as he is named Ireland captain

Brady's 'dream comes true' as he is named Ireland captain

He's not in as much pain, the operation went very well and it's just a matter of coming to terms with it . "So you can imagine the shadow it would cast over a friendly game". He was missed even for the last couple of days around the place. "He recovered magnificently and the injury didn't bother him again from then until the end of his career, so players have recovered". Read More

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Nikki Haley Is Unmatched Favorite At AIPAC Conference

The ayatollahs in Tehran openly admit their desire to wipe Israel off the map. He also referred to Iran as the greatest threat to Israel and appealed to the Trump administration to prevent "Iran from ever ... Trump's predecessor Barack Obama often clashed with the Israeli premier. "After decades of talking about it, the President is giving serious consideration to moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem", he said. Read More

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Panel to grill Jared Kushner over Russia meetings

Panel to grill Jared Kushner over Russia meetings

A Russian bank under USA economic sanctions over Russia's incursion into Ukraine discloses that its executives had met Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, during the 2016 election campaign. That was part of his job. The administration has been subjected to intense scrutiny since the February 13 resignation of White House National Security Adviser retired Lt. Read More

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Derek Carr writes heartfelt letter to Raiders fans regarding move to Vegas

Derek Carr writes heartfelt letter to Raiders fans regarding move to Vegas

Over the past year, the National Football League has pulled nearly 10 per cent of their teams with the Rams, Chargers and Raiders from long-time fan bases, for cities that didn't even ask for a team. "It should be a good thing", said Oscar Medina, who works at #1 Sports Fan in Visalia. They were great trips for us. The Raiders will play the 2017 season in Oakland , with a timetable on the move not confirmed. Read More

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