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CBSE introduces uniform assessment scheme for classes 6-9

CBSE introduces uniform assessment scheme for classes 6-9

Indore: Following the announcement of restoration of board examination for class X and revised assessment structure and examination for class X from academic year 2017-18 onwards, CBSE has issued ano...

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House Republicans look for more support with revised health care bill

House Republicans look for more support with revised health care bill

Barletta had said Monday he would vote no on the bill. The entitlement program predominantly helps the poor and now has an open-ended funding stream. For House members still on the fence about the h...

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ANZ updates interest rates

ANZ updates interest rates

For instance, it turns out that ANZ now can't charge different rates to borrowers who are paying off only the interest on their loans rather than the interest and the principal. New macroprudential me...

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Barletta secures concession for favorable vote on GOP health plan

Barletta secures concession for favorable vote on GOP health plan

In addition to the commitment to leave the transition for 2020, MacArthur said he secured an addition of $145 billion to help those who are most vulerable, namely the disabled and the elderly. Many of...

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Our Opinion: The real Obamacare nightmare would be lost coverage for Hoosiers

Our Opinion: The real Obamacare nightmare would be lost coverage for Hoosiers

The bill still eliminates HIP 2.0's funding in the future. The state of IN has been thrust into the national spotlight IN the fight over health care reform. He said the current language was "critica...

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Joseph Benavidez faces Ben Nguyen at UFC Fight Night in New Zealand

Joseph Benavidez faces Ben Nguyen at UFC Fight Night in New Zealand

Lewis won by a knockout over Travis Browne in February, his fifth such victory in his last six fights. Hunt will be looking to bounce back from a devastating loss to Alistair Overeem earlier this mo...

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Thune helps welcome Perdue to Ag confirmation hearing

Thune helps welcome Perdue to Ag confirmation hearing

Perdue said he welcomed that country as a customer but based on a prior trade visit he attended, he said the real issue is Cuba's ability to pay for those commodity exports. Half or more of US farm wo...

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Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin died from a heart attack, says autopsy

Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin died from a heart attack, says autopsy

Churkin died on February 20, a day before his 65th birthday, while working in New York City. While a post-mortem examination was completed last month, further tests apparently needed to be carried...

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Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema fed up with France snub

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema fed up with France snub

It cost him a place in France's Euro 2016 squad and with Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann now the undisputed first-choice forward for France, Benzema remains out in the cold. "I've paid, it...

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Arfon MP's tributes after Westminster terror attack

Arfon MP's tributes after Westminster terror attack

The Football Association are planning a tribute to the emergency services involved ahead of England's World Cup qualifier against Lithuania at Wembley on Sunday. I know you'll be worrying". We love hi...

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Donald Trump In a Truck: Funny Photos of the President

Donald Trump In a Truck: Funny Photos of the President

Photos and footage from the meet-up show Trump, 70, playing in one of the semi trucks parked on the South Lawn of the White House. He added, "You see it every day". The president didn't not respond to...

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Google announces Howard West, a Googleplex residency for recruiting black software engineers

Google announces Howard West, a Googleplex residency for recruiting black software engineers

Howard University announced the opening of a new west coast campus today at the GooglePlex in Mountain View, Calif. The program will start from summer 2017, and Google says that it plans to event...

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Westminster attack: Number of dead rises to five

The Mayor of London , Sadiq Khan , says he has spoken to Acting Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. Britain is on its second-highest alert level of "severe" meaning an attack by militants...

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MI graduation, dropout rates don't change much

Michigan's four-year graduation rate dropped slightly to 79.65 percent in 2015-16, a less than one percent decline from the prior year, according to state data. Here are the graduation rates for the 1...

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Growing a Spine? Schumer Sets Stage for Gorsuch Filibuster

Growing a Spine? Schumer Sets Stage for Gorsuch Filibuster

When one student objected that employers can't ask about family plans during a job interview, Sisk said Gorsuch denied that this was true: "Instead Judge Gorsuch told the class that not only could...

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Stocks slip on Trump policies and gold rallies

Stocks slip on Trump policies and gold rallies

The Standard & Poor's 500 index tumbled 1.1 percent to 2,344.02, its biggest drop since October 11. Australian dollar slipped 0.3% at $0.7657. South Korea's KOSPI gained 7.53 points or 0.35 percent ...

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Donald Trump asked me out, reveals Emma Thompson

Donald Trump asked me out, reveals Emma Thompson

It was the late 1990s and she was filming Primary Colors , a movie inspired by Bill Clinton's first run for President in 1992. "I'll tell you the story". "And I said, 'Why are you offering me somew...

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Le Pen visits Russian Federation weeks before French presidential vote

Le Pen visits Russian Federation weeks before French presidential vote

Le Pen, who polls show likely to reach the May 7 run-off for the presidency, is the most outspoken admirer of Putin among the top five candidates. OpinionWay has him tied with National Front leader Ma...

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Uber says new GST requirements will hurt users and stifle innovation

Uber says new GST requirements will hurt users and stifle innovation

The change will broaden the definition of a taxi business to ensure Uber and other web-based ride-hailing services are required to charge and remit the tax. Previously, the company's drivers weren't p...

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Over 12000 calls to 911 failed during AT&T outage

According to acting bureau chief Lisa Fowlkes, public safety officials in Florida worked with local TV broadcasters to run a crawl with an alternate emergency number that could be used by affected AT&...

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Islamic State claims responsibility for Westminster attack

Islamic State claims responsibility for Westminster attack

Police say Masood was the man who plowed his auto into a crowd on the iconic Westminster Bridge on Wednesday before fatally stabbed a police officer outside Parliament. Keith, aged 48, had 15 years' s...

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Israel Air Force Retaliates Against Hamas in Gaza for Rocket Attack

Israel Air Force Retaliates Against Hamas in Gaza for Rocket Attack

There were no immediate reports about damage or casualties from the Israeli strike. Israeli fighter pilots bombed northern Gaza late Wednesday night in retaliation for a rocket attack on southern...

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Macao suspends import application of frozen meat from Brazil

Macao suspends import application of frozen meat from Brazil

China has had its own share of food safety scandals in recent years. JBS is planning a $1 billion IPO of JBS Foods in NY later this year but there is no suggestion the company is planning to pull ...

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Two Guatemalan Sisters Claim They Were Raped by Border Patrol Officer

Two Guatemalan Sisters Claim They Were Raped by Border Patrol Officer

They reported the abuse shortly after it occurred to another officer in the office where they were being held. The girls, who didn't want to be identified in fear of retaliation, are now living in F...

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Guatemala fire death toll rises to 29 girls

Guatemala fire death toll rises to 29 girls

The blaze quickly spread through two dorms. As recent as December 2016, the shelter received instructions for improving the living conditions and security of the facility based on a report by the Gu...

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Two dead in horror head-on crash south of Sydney

Two dead in horror head-on crash south of Sydney

One driver, who was thrown from his truck, died at the scene. The body of the second driver was found inside the burnt-out cabin a short time ago. Two truck drivers are dead after a fiery crash on...

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Key conservative lawmaker says making headway on healthcare bill

Key conservative lawmaker says making headway on healthcare bill

If they lose three votes the legislation would fail. Meadows noted that he expects pressure, but that this is "a defining moment for the Freedom Caucus". Republicans can not afford to lose more than...

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PM Narendra Modi greets Nawaz Sharif on Pakistan National Day

PM Narendra Modi greets Nawaz Sharif on Pakistan National Day

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in his message, said that creation of Pakistan was due to tireless efforts of the founding fathers and their sacrifices. Narendra Modi on Wednesday also greeted the peop...

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PM Dahal off to China for week-long visit

PM Dahal off to China for week-long visit

India, which has a festering border dispute with China, has looked at the latter's ambitions in South Asia including Nepal with concern. Visiting Chinese Defence Minister Chang Wanquan, in a meeting...

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Scientists switch on 'artificial sun' in German lab

Scientists switch on 'artificial sun' in German lab

When concentrated on a single point, the lights can produce temperatures of around 3,500 degrees Celsius. "The hydrogen created can then be used to power airplanes and cars (with) carbon-dioxide-fre...

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