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Andhra cabinet rejig triggers dissidence in TDP

Andhra cabinet rejig triggers dissidence in TDP

This reshuffle and expansion of the Cabinet is the first one after it was sworn-in on June 8, 2014. The other ministers who took oath were Kalva Srinivasulu (Anantapur district), N. Five ministers had dropped ahead of the expansion. MPs Kesineni Srinivas and Konakalla Narayana tried to pacify Bonda but the latter remained firm on his decision. Read More

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The greatest horse... since Secretariat

The greatest horse... since Secretariat

Triple Crown victor American Pharoah. With a lot of horses , you've got to make your mind up, either you're going to take back or you're going to go and there's no stop and start with them. "I got a good sit on him from a poor draw and he ran his heart out", Soumillon said of his ride. "Great horse, great jockey and a great team I have behind me", said the trainer. Read More

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More aggressive US strikes in Somalia said to risk civilians

The officials say Trump's decision approves a Pentagon request to allow more aggressive airstrikes in the African nation's southern region. "Somali and AMISOM forces have already achieved significant success in recapturing territory from al-Shabab, and additional US support will help them increase pressure on al-Shabab and reduce the risk to our partner forces when they conduct operations". Read More

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British Police Still Believe London Attacker Acted Alone

British Police Still Believe London Attacker Acted Alone

A police officer places flowers and a photo of Pc Keith Palmer on Whitehall near the Houses of Parliament in London , after seven people were arrested in raids in London , Birmingham and elsewhere linked to the Westminster terror attack. Two people are now in a critical condition - one with life-threatening injuries. A dozen people have been arrested since 52-year-old Briton Khalid Masood launched an assault on parliament on Wednesday, killing four people and leaving 50 injured before he ... Read More

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Russia Investigation Grinds to a Halt in the House

Tuesday, the lawmaker said there is not need to recuse himself from the investigative proceedings. The California Republican, who was a member of Trump's presidential transition team, has said he met with a secret source last week on White House grounds to review classified material that showed Trump associates' communications had been captured in "incidental" surveillance of foreigners in November, December and January. Read More

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PM Modi meets Malaysian PM; key agreements likely to be signed

PM Modi meets Malaysian PM; key agreements likely to be signed

An MoU was also signed between the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) on mutual recognition of educational qualifications. He said, Malaysia wants to raise relations to new heights. Najib's delegation to India includes about a dozen cabinet ministers and a business team comprising 80-100 members representing infrastructure, telecom and finance. Read More

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Trump Travel Ban: US Judge Blocks New Executive Order

Trump Travel Ban: US Judge Blocks New Executive Order

On Friday a federal judge in Seattle said he wouldn't rule on requests from the state of Washington and an immigrant rights group to halt Trump's revised travel ban because the two other judges have already halted it. He said Hawaii would suffer financially if the executive order constricted the flow of students and tourists to the state. Lawyers for the state of Hawaii, which brought the suit against the Trump administration have yet to respond to the state's filing. Read More

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Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi

Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi

China, the North's biggest source of diplomatic support and economic assistance, hasn't responded directly to those comments, although Beijing has called repeatedly for all sides to take steps to reduce tensions. The US side stands ready for more high-level exchanges, and more dialogue in diplomatic security, macroeconomic policy coordination, law enforcement, cyberspace and people-to-people exchanges. Read More

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China confirms return of Kim Jong-nam's body

It was released as part of a deal under which nine Malaysians previously prevented from leaving North Korea have now arrived home. The Malaysians were three embassy staff and six family members, including a small baby and three other children, landed at Kuala Lumpur International Airport before sunrise where they were met on the tarmac by foreign minister Anifah Aman. Read More

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Spiders Could Eat Everyone On Earth In One Year

These spiders generally eat insects. To simplify it: All the spiders on Earth could eat all the humans on Earth and still need to snack on, like, every deer and badger. Some have estimated that the ant population of the globe alone could weigh the same as the human biomass, for example. The second approach was based on prey capture observations in the field, combined with estimates of spider numbers per square meter. Read More

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AK Saseendran meets CM, says government will order probe

AK Saseendran meets CM, says government will order probe

According to the reports, the audio was released by Mangalam TV . He revealed to have already informed chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who he said had not sought his resignation. If the minister had refused to budge, there may have been little ground to demand his resignation, specially as there is no complaint against him and the woman, said to be in conversation with him, could have been part of a honeytrap. Read More

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Eight school children feared dead in Japanese avalanche

Eight school children feared dead in Japanese avalanche

Fourteen others in the group did not go out Monday. Approximately 70 people, including students and teachers, are said to have been in the area at the time . About 40 participants suffered injuries, all but two of them minor, the authorities said. In the latest update, the bodies of seven pupils and one teacher, mostly from Otawara High School in Tochigi, had been found. Read More

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