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BJP and Allies Set to Form Government in Manipur

BJP and Allies Set to Form Government in Manipur

The BJP, which had won 21 seats, seven less than the Congress, made a bid for power claiming that it has the support of 33 MLAs in the 60-member assembly. Many Congress leaders, including the party's Rajya Sabha chief whip Satyavrat Chatur-vedi, criticised the delay in garnering support from other MLAs in Goa, where it lost out to the BJP in the race to form the government despite being the 'single largest party. Read More

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Trump gives Central Intelligence Agency power to conduct drone strikes: United States media

Trump gives Central Intelligence Agency power to conduct drone strikes: United States media

He added, "It does not mean the Central Intelligence Agency can not have a role in assisting in the use of force in locating targets, but that decision on whether to strike or not to strike and that order should be coming from through the military chain of command..." "Some of the Obama administration rules were getting in the way of good strikes", a U.S. Read More

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Sara Connor jailed for four years over fatal assault on Bali policeman

Sara Connor jailed for four years over fatal assault on Bali policeman

Taylor said he got into a fight with Sudarsa, who was on duty, after Connor realized she had lost her handbag and accused Sudarsa of being a fake police officer and stealing it. Mr Purnomo claimed that Taylor bashed the officer with a mobile phone, yelling at him: "You have stolen the bag, you are a fake police". Connor and Taylor had faced three charges each - murder (unpremeditated), carrying a 15-year maximum, group violence causing death carrying 12 years and assault causing death with a ... Read More

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Maine Unemployment Rate Drops in January

Maine Unemployment Rate Drops in January

The sector showing the most growth in Arkansas from January 2016 was professional-scientific-technical services, which added 2400 jobs over the year. Retail employment dropped for the month, losing 26,000 jobs, partly as an increasing number of retail chains closed a larger amount of their stores. In February, the national unemployment rate had dipped to 4.7 percent. Read More

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Trump to meet with Chinese president at Mar-a-Lago

Economic and security issues between the two countries originally were brought up when Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi visited with Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson last month. No golf is planned during Xi's stay, Axios said. The meeting would also come at a moment of high tension in East Asia as China and South Korea entered into a diplomatic struggle over Seoul's plan to introduce the United States' THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system in the nation. Read More

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KPCC president will be appointed before Malappuram bypoll: Chennithala

KPCC president will be appointed before Malappuram bypoll: Chennithala

Earlier in the day, Sudheeran put in his papers after a three-year stint as the State Congress president. No immediate announcement is expected since party president Sonia Gandhi is reportedly out of the country. "I took this decision based on doctor's advice". Sudheeran, whom Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi had handpicked to lead the party in the state, said internal problems in the state unit had nothing to do with his decision. Read More

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German Shopping Mall Ordered Shut Due To Terror Threat

German Shopping Mall Ordered Shut Due To Terror Threat

Police later said they had detained another man in an internet cafe in the same town for questioning. The shopping centre vehicle park has also been put on lock down. Twelve people were killed and 48 others injured in December after a tractor-trailer plowed through a busy outdoor Christmas market in Berlin. Many fear the liberal asylum policies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel could cost Germany dearly, as reports have said some terror attacks have been carried out through refugee ... Read More

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Radioactive Boars Pose Risk in Towns Near Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Radioactive Boars Pose Risk in Towns Near Fukushima Nuclear Plant

A wild boar in a residential area of an evacuation zone near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The town of Namie, located 4km (2.5 miles) from the Fukushima power plant, is scheduled to see residents return at the end of March. Authorities in the town of Tomioka say they have killed 800 boars so far, but claim that is not almost enough. The government is telling residents who do not return to homes that they risk losing housing benefits - which multiple reports are citing as a ... Read More

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Ciara involved in vehicle crash around Los Angeles area

Ciara involved in vehicle crash around Los Angeles area

No word yet on whether or not the baby is okay, but if Ciara was walking around and talking on her phone then we think it's safe to assume the baby is doing okay. She is now married to National Football League quarterback Russell Wilson , who plays for the Seattle Seahawks. The happy couple shared a Harper's Bazaar family photo shoot earlier this week, a shoot that also included Baby Future. Read More

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Top US general in summit over crowded Syrian battlefield

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Turkey sent its forces into northern Syria in August in an operation codenamed "Euphrates Shield" fighting Islamic State fighters and occasionally clashing with the YPG. Speaking in Ankara, Yildirim said Syria needed to be rid of "all terrorist groups" including Al-Nusra, Syrian Kurdish militia as well as IS jihadists. Read More

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Napoli v Real Madrid

Napoli v Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale have been recalled to the Real Madrid starting lineup for the second leg of their Champions League last 16 clash with Napoli this evening. Cristiano Ronaldo almost leveled the playing field moments later, but after rounding Pepe Reina the superstar was denied by the woodwork. They repeatedly carved open Real's defence with quick, clever angled passing and superb running off the ball. Read More

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Syrian opposition accepts United Nations principles at end of peace talks

Syrian opposition accepts United Nations principles at end of peace talks

We declared ourselves in favor of an inclusive dialogue with the participation of all groups, including those in the opposition that are ready to take action for a political solution, the Russian diplomat said. It was not immediately clear whether the issue of fighting terrorism would be part of the terms, as sought by the Damascus delegation led by Syrian Ambassador Bashar al-Ja'afari. Read More

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Mother allegedly tried to drown two sons in Murray River

Mother allegedly tried to drown two sons in Murray River

Five years old, he's barely lived, ' one woman said after she and her young daughter placed a bouquet of flowers on a chain metal fence overlooking the river, off Perricoota Road. He was last seen drifting face down in the river, the court heard. "The mother in this instance has been a really troubled individual, she's been a long-term ice addict", Mr Brooks told News Limited. Read More

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Russia Bombed US-Backed Coalition Fighters in Syria

Russian and Syrian forces "accidentally" bombed US -backed fighters in Syria on Tuesday, killing some Syrian rebels, a top USA general said Wednesday. Earlier Wednesday, a USA commander accused Russian and Syrian jets of bombing US-backed fighters in Syria. The deadly bombing run marks the second time in weeks that Russian planes have bombed friendly forces around al Bab. Read More

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