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House Speaker Ryan delays news conference ahead of health-care vote

After a promising start, US stock indexes gave up an early rally and ended mostly lower Thursday after Republicans delayed a vote on their health care bill and left investors concerned about delays fo...

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Southern Lights stun passengers on world-first Aurora Australis flight

Southern Lights stun passengers on world-first Aurora Australis flight

Expedition leader Dr Ian Griffin told the BBC that thanks to some careful planning and flying, the "awesome" flight had ensured "a spectacular display" for everyone on board - the sold-out flight wa...

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Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Legislation Legalizing Discrimination

Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Legislation Legalizing Discrimination

The bill would hamstring the government from imposing any penalty, fine, contract, or certification on a person who either refuses to solemnize, or provide services for, a same-sex wedding. The Human...

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Turkey bids to exclude airport and airline from laptop ban

Turkey bids to exclude airport and airline from laptop ban

His comments come after Turkish Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan said Ankara would ask the United States to reverse the ban. The airline's profits have already been hit by a slew of terror attacks in T...

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PM Modi conveys his condolences for London attack victims

PM Modi conveys his condolences for London attack victims

Four innocent people were killed when he drove his hire vehicle at tourists on Westminster Bridge and stabbed a police officer outside Parliament. Police say three civilians and the police officer d...

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Apple's demand for sops must wait till GST rollout: Sitharaman

It, however, does not manufacture devices on its own and does it through contract manufacturers. The government has not accepted "most of the demands" of iPhone maker Apple Inc ., which wants to se...

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Dirk Nowitzki gets surprise gift in mail

Dirk Nowitzki gets surprise gift in mail

Nowitzki offered no commentary about this carbo-loaded fan mail beyond "much appreciated", meaning we can only now wonder what he ended up doing with the potato. One of the moguls listening to Craig a...

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'I was right!' Trump praises instincts for 'correctly' accusing Obama of 'wiretapping'

'I was right!' Trump praises instincts for 'correctly' accusing Obama of 'wiretapping'

Nunes told House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) what he had learned, and said he would be briefing Trump on Wednesday as well. McCain spoke on NBC's "Today Show", responding to Nunes' statements...

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Top UN official resigns amid pressure to withdraw Israel 'apartheid' report

Top UN official resigns amid pressure to withdraw Israel 'apartheid' report

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley went much further. 'The withdrawal of the United Nations report on Israeli apartheid practices to Palestine-born people is counterproductive and would divert th...

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UK Parliament attack: NYPD increases security following incident

UK Parliament attack: NYPD increases security following incident

Thomas Galati, NYPD's Chief of Intelligence, recounted the details that the NYPD has gathered far about the attack from the department's liaison stationed in London. This attack was the deadliest atta...

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Brexit: Civil service 'needs more staff'

Brexit: Civil service 'needs more staff'

Department reports reveal that they would need an additional 2,000 staff members over the next five years have been called an underestimate by those responsible for the governments digital skills. The...

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Westminster attack: Victim named as Spanish teacher Aysha Frade

He previously served in the British army alongside James Cleverly, now a Conservative MP, who tweeted: "A lovely man, a friend". Theresa May said the idea would be "considered in due course" and tha...

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USA sanctions 30 firms, individuals for aiding Iran, North Korea arms programs

USA sanctions 30 firms, individuals for aiding Iran, North Korea arms programs

Diplomats in Europe said that Trump has agreed to honor Obama's Iran deal. It would also apply sanctions to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC). Resolution 2231 calls upon Iran "not to undertak...

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Ferry Sewol raised from the seabed

Ferry Sewol raised from the seabed

The ferry capsized on 16 April 2014 off Jindo island, South Korea with the death of more than 300 passengers. Bereaved families have been calling for the ship to be raised and for a more thorough in...

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'Far-right' news sites in Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Russian influence

'Far-right' news sites in Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Russian influence

FBI Director James Comey confirmed during testimony before the House Intelligence Committee on Monday that the bureau is now investigating Russia's attempts to meddle in the 2016 presidential election...

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Karnataka Budget 2017-18 TV9 Kannada, Suvarna News Highlights

Karnataka Budget 2017-18 TV9 Kannada, Suvarna News Highlights

This noon on 15th March the live telecast is all set to go. The Budget has earmarked Rs 600 crore in FY 2018 to provide protective irrigation to crops during the critical stages to combat drought an...

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Free Street Fighter V CFN beta comes to PC

Free Street Fighter V CFN beta comes to PC

Special icons that show whether a player is an "honorable" opponent or is notorious for rage quitting will now correctly appear. The beta will only be available on Steam, and will only feature Onlin...

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Prince George School Announcement Leads to Website Traffic Outage

Prince George School Announcement Leads to Website Traffic Outage

Prince George of Cambridge presses his face against the window as he leaves from Victoria Harbour aboard a sea-plane on the final day of their Royal Tour of Canada on October 1, 2016 in Victoria, Can...

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Former HISD Employee Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

Former HISD Employee Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

Mauricio Orlando Mendoza, 37, an information technology worker, faces the possibility of life in prison after being charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child. The district released the followi...

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Utah Man Killed, Wife Of 25 Years Injured In London Attack

Utah Man Killed, Wife Of 25 Years Injured In London Attack

Others killed in Wednesday's attack were Keith Palmer, Aysha Frade and American Kurt Cochran. Khan's note said: "You will always be in our hearts". He proceeded to stab a police officer and was shot...

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Biden suggests Trump owes Obama an apology for wiretapping allegation

At that event in 2010, Biden famously whispered into then President Obama's ear that the moment was a "Big f--ing deal", a remark that was caught on mic and immediately went viral. " Fox News can not...

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Greta Garbo's former NYC apartment on market for $5.95M

Greta Garbo's former NYC apartment on market for $5.95M

Since Garbo's death, her niece, Gray Reisfield, and her husband, lived in the apartment for years. The apartment is now vacant. Prospective buyers at the Campanile must not only pass muster with...

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China Won't Argue to Philippines over Benham Rise

The deployment came after China and the Philippines exchanged comments about the resource-rich undersea region which the United Nations declared to be part of the Philippines' continental shelf. That ...

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Family escapes auto stuck on tracks before it's hit by train

Family escapes auto stuck on tracks before it's hit by train

The road near the tracks was closed to traffic due to construction, but police say the family went around the barrier because they thought they were going into a parking lot. The incident occurred aro...

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Nunes apologized to Democrats after surveillance comments: aide

Nunes apologized to Democrats after surveillance comments: aide

Democrats expressed outrage that Nunes would meet with Trump before talking to committee members and cited the incident as another reason to question the panel's independence. The two leaders of the ...

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United Kingdom govt forwards Mallya's extradition request to British court

United Kingdom govt forwards Mallya's extradition request to British court

While handing over the request, India had asserted that it has a "legitimate" case against Mallya and maintained that if an extradition request is honoured, it would show British "sensitivity towards ...

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Two held with Rs 1.28 crore in scrapped currency

Two held with Rs 1.28 crore in scrapped currency

The city crime branch police arrested the duo and seized the cash from an apartment in Bengaluru's Sheshadripuram. He had also said that those submitting Rs 2,50,000 or less won't be questions, howeve...

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CBFC at it again, asks makers to delete Hanuman Chalisa from 'Phillauri'

CBFC at it again, asks makers to delete Hanuman Chalisa from 'Phillauri'

The Central Board of Film Certification has ordered the makers of Phillauri to delete a scene featuring Hanuman Chalisa. The CBFC has ordered the makers to remove " Hanuman Chalisa " from the film's...

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Sen. Casey: I'll vote against confirming Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

Sen. Casey: I'll vote against confirming Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

If Democrats push to hold up the nomination, Republicans will effectively need 60 votes to confirm the 49-year-old conservative appeals judge, who parried Democratic attacks in Senate confirmation ...

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CBO says revised GOP health care bill still leaves 24 million uninsured

There's also discussion of increasing the size of tax credits to bring in moderate members. While initial reports estimated $337 billion in savings, the updated numbers show that the new health care l...

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