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Lokpal Act Workable, Implement it Without Delay, SC Tells Centre

Lokpal Act Workable, Implement it Without Delay, SC Tells Centre

He told the court tha tthe selection committee comprising the Prime Minister, Lok Sabha Speaker, the Leader of Opposition and the Chief Justice of India can't nominate the fifth member - the eminent j...

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Shutdown threat ebbs as Trump retreats on border wall funding

Shutdown threat ebbs as Trump retreats on border wall funding

The Trump administration likely will seek money for the wall in legislation funding the government for the fiscal year starting October 1, but lawmakers are likely to balk again.And some Democrats, ...

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Audio of Trump travel ban hearing to be broadcast live

Adding another layer to his complicated relationship with the judiciary branch on Wednesday, President DonaldTrump said he'd consider breaking up the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in an interview w...

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All senators invited to North Korea briefing at White House

All senators invited to North Korea briefing at White House

Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) told MSNBC the meeting was "very consequential" and included discussion of North Korea's shift from liquid to solid fuel missiles, and improving nuclear weapons and missile...

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Iraqi forces say they've seized Hatra antiquities site

Iraqi forces say they've seized Hatra antiquities site

The forces, backed by U.S. advisers, artillery and air support, have cleared the east and half of western Mosul and are now focused on the Old City. Possibly founded in the 3rd or 2nd Century BC, it...

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Sanctions and diplomacy at centre of USA strategy on North Korea

Sanctions and diplomacy at centre of USA strategy on North Korea

The varying expectations underscored the highly unusual nature of convening the session on White House grounds instead of on Capitol Hill. The statement said the US seeks stability and the peaceful ...

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UK Conservatives hold big lead over Labour before June election

UK Conservatives hold big lead over Labour before June election

With six weeks to go until polling day, Jeremy Corbyn's net favourability sits at -42, falling slightly from the last time we asked these questions in February, when he was at -40. In Labour's first...

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German anti-immigrant AfD party moves more to the right

AfD co-chief Frauke Petry suffered a crushing blow at the start of the congress when delegates voted down her motion calling for efforts to forge alliances with other parties in future rather than see...

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The First 100 Days

The First 100 Days

Most Americans believe Russian Federation interfered in the USA election to ensure Donald Trump became president, with nearly 40% believing the Republican colluded with Russian Federation to do so, ...

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New issue in executions: Should the death chamber be silent?

Williams' attorneys claimed that Jones was " moving his lips and gulping for air ", convincing the federal judge to stay their client's execution. Jones, Jr. Lacey Seal, who was 11 when she was be...

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North Korea threat: Top admiral calls on more missile interceptors in Hawaii

North Korea threat: Top admiral calls on more missile interceptors in Hawaii

The Trump administration has warned that all options, including a military strike, are on the table to block North Korea from developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the US mainland. ...

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China urges withdrawal of US THAAD missile defense system in S.Korea

China urges withdrawal of US THAAD missile defense system in S.Korea

China has also opposed the deployment of the THAAD system in South Korea. The USS Michigan, a nuclear-powered submarine, arrived Tuesday at the South Korean port of Busan for what was described as a...

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S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions

S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions

North Korea, which conducted its biggest ever artillery exercise to mark the 85th anniversary of its military's creation on Tuesday, says it needs to develop weapons to defend itself from U.S. Among t...

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French Policeman Killed in Paris Attack Claimed by IS

A day after the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for another attack in France's capital, French officials released more details about the man who shot and killed a police officer and inj...

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Operation to reclaim Mosul displaces almost half a million

Operation to reclaim Mosul displaces almost half a million

They took control of eastern Mosul earlier this year and now have their sights on the western part of the city, including the symbolically important al-Nuri mosque in Mosul's Old City. Lashkri added t...

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NBA fines Rockets owner $100000 for confronting referee

NBA fines Rockets owner $100000 for confronting referee

This weekend, the National Basketball Association said it was looking into a postgame incident between Patrick Beverley and the son of Thunder minority owner Jay Scaramucci, and tonight, Rockets owner...

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USA sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

The destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyers is conducting bilateral maritime exercises with a South Korean destroyer in waters west of the Korean Peninsula Tuesday and Wednesday, while the destroyer USS Fitzger...

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Thaad missile defence operational in S Korea 'within days'

On Monday, US President Donald Trump said the status quo with nuclear-armed North Korea was unacceptable, calling for new sanctions on the country. The briefing, due to start at 1900 GMT, was being ...

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FTSE 100 surges after France election result

FTSE 100 surges after France election result

Euphoria triggered by a victory of an advocate of strong eurozone, sent stocks of London's FTSE up by 1.86 percent while Frankfurt transactions were also lifted by optimistic French election outcome. ...

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Georgia runoff seen as Trump test

Georgia runoff seen as Trump test

Still, it's unclear whether Ryan will improve Handel's chances - or make them worse. Ossoff has been counting on uniting Democrats in Georgia's special election. Trump recorded a robocall prior to t...

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China flags global naval role after new carrier launch

China on Wednesday (26 April) launched its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier , Shandong , in the Dalian shipyard in the country's northeast Liaoning province. India could be taken as a ne...

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THAAD all set for 'field operation': S. Korean military

After weeks of unusually blunt military threats, the joint statement by the agency chiefs said Mr Trump's approach "aims to pressure North Korea into dismantling its nuclear, ballistic missile and pro...

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Analysis shows Syrian government behind sarin attack

The sanctions listings are the latest action by the Trump administration in response to the April 4th chemical attack on Khan Sheikhoun, which U.S. authorities say killed almost 90 people, including c...

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Justice Gorsuch's First Week Features MO Church-State Case

Justice Gorsuch's First Week Features MO Church-State Case

NINA TOTENBERG, BYLINE: Gorsuch emerged from behind the red velvet curtains with his eight colleagues and took his seat at the far right of the bench where the court's most junior justice always sits,...

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Netanyahu demands German FM cancel meetings with left-wing Israeli NGOs

Nevertheless, he stressed that Germany "cannot become a political football for Israeli domestic politics" while remaining optimistic that "there will be another occasion to meet somewhere" but they "h...

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BJP sweeps Delhi civic polls

BJP sweeps Delhi civic polls

The results are being seen as a ringing endorsement of Prime Minister Narendra Modis policies and a reflection of his unmatched popularity. The BJP's corporation-wise tally is: SDMC - 70, NDMC - 64 ...

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'I will protect you!' Le Pen tells voters ahead of presidential election

Polls see Macron running neck-and-neck with far right leader Marine Le Pen in the first round of voting on Sunday although conservative Francois Fillon and hard-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon have ...

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Arkansas Executes 2 Prisoners in One Night

Arkansas Executes 2 Prisoners in One Night

Because the 30-day period will expire after his execution date, the governor will have to sign a new death warrant setting a new date. Williams weighed 400 pounds, and his attorneys had argued that ...

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Southern Door Receives $25000 Fab Lab Grant

Southern Door Receives $25000 Fab Lab Grant

The labs are used by students but can also be used by community members. Jankowski wants to be a welder and has been able to work with the latest equipment professional welders are using. The two Mi...

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Exxon Seeks US Waiver to Resume Russia Oil Venture

Exxon Seeks US Waiver to Resume Russia Oil Venture

Last year, Tillerson said the company was "very anxious to get back to work there", referring to a deal struck between Exxon and Rosneft before the sanctions were implemented. In light of Russia's c...

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