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Bihar: 65 percent students fail intermediate exam

Bihar: 65 percent students fail intermediate exam

Last year, while 11.55 lakh students appeared for these examinations and 7.18 lakh had passed, the State had hit headlines with mass copying, a fake toppers scam, and allegations of corruption in the ...

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US says no laptop ban on board flights from Europe for now

US says no laptop ban on board flights from Europe for now

Secretary for Homeland Security John Kelly. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) does not plan to announce an expansion of a ban on laptops in airline cabins this week after Secretary John...

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US, China could decide this week on North Korea sanctions

The test comes amid repeated missile threats from North Korea and warnings from experts that it is only a matter of time before North Korea perfects the capability to deliver weapons to the US mainl...

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US mission in Saudi Arabia warns citizens of school shooting

US mission in Saudi Arabia warns citizens of school shooting

The victims were a Saudi national and a Palestinian national, he said, and the situation at the school was contained as of mid-afternoon. School closed, no children present. The school, opened in 2000...

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USA tests ICBM interceptor system first time in three years

A ground-based interceptor was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base , California, and its exo-atmospheric kill vehicle intercepted and destroyed the target in a direct collision. While the USA r...

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Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing

Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing

Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, was in Multnomah County courtroom Tuesday afternoon facing two counts of felony aggravated murder and other charges for the Friday incident on a Portland , Oregon , lig...

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Baguio dads support, trust PRRD on martial law decision

Baguio dads support, trust PRRD on martial law decision

But the Makabayan bloc, composed of Representatives Carlos Isagani Zarate of Bayan Muna , Antonio Tinio and France Castro of ACT Teachers, Emmi de Jesus and Arlene Brosas of Gabriela Women's, Ariel...

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Trump pulling United States out of Paris climate deal

On Saturday, Mr Trump said in a Twitter post he would make a decision on whether to support the Paris climate deal next week. Trump did not sign onto a joint statement at last week's G-7 conferenc...

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USA leaks shed light on Manchester attack, but infuriate UK

Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi flew from Turkey to the United Kingdom four days before Monday's blast that left 22 dead, a new report says. "Here is a live investigation taking place and we...

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Iran strongly condemns bomb blast in Kabul

It said that toll of deaths and injured can be expected to rise. Tolo News quoted a spokesman of the Ministry of Public Health as confirming this news. The blast took place not too far from the ...

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Portland suspect shouts 'free speech or die' in court

Portland suspect shouts 'free speech or die' in court

Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, 23, of Portland , died at the hospital. The rally's organizer Joey Gibson, told KGW ( http://bit.ly/2rkrPbI ) he is a libertarian promoting free speech. In a Faceb...

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Franken backs review of Kushner security clearance

When reporters pointed out that a story tweeted out by Mr. Trump today used anonymous sources to bolster his own Russian Federation response, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was having none of...

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Merkel stresses US ties after Trump tweet

The US should provide leadership in this crucial area. "We certainly share the idea that the future of Europe has to be in our own hands - global challenges impose that", Italian Prime Minister Paol...

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Trump's communications director will be latest to leave the White House

Trump's communications director will be latest to leave the White House

The White House communications director has resigned only three months after being hired by President Donald Trump . In a resignation note to friends and colleagues, Dubke said it was his "distin...

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Trump plans to pull U.S. from Paris climate deal

Trump plans to pull U.S. from Paris climate deal

Pruitt has been a vocal proponent of withdrawing from the accord. "While upholding the human rights of all migrants and refugees, we reaffirm the sovereign rights of states, individually and collect...

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German-US Relations Difficult, But No Twitter Solution - German Foreign Minister

Trump's critique marks an escalation in tensions between his administration and German Chancellor Angela Merkel . President Donald Trump escalated his feud with Berlin on Tuesday, even as Germa...

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Afghan president condemns Kabul terror attack

Aziz Nawin, an IT engineer with the Afghan TOLOnews outlet, was one of the first victims to be named. Japan's Foreign Ministry said the blast broke windows at its embassy and that two of its emplo...

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Martial law shouldn't be cause for concern for law-abiding citizens-Calida

The violence erupted Tuesday night when the government launched a raid to capture Ipsilon Hapilon, who is on Washington's list of most-wanted terrorists. It is not clear if any civilians are among the...

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Large explosion near embassies in Kabul

Afghanistan's President, Ashraf Ghani, condemned the attack, saying in a statement that "the terrorists , even in the holy month of Ramadan, the month of goodness, blessing and prayer, are not s...

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Robin Wright not receiving equal pay to Kevin Spacey

Robin Wright not receiving equal pay to Kevin Spacey

Without giving too much away, the character of Claire Underwood really comes into her own this season, Robin Wright honing her incredibly poised and commanding performance. As shown in the previ...

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White House May Appoint Legal Team To Monitor Trump Tweets

Cohn stressed Friday that the president was simply being critical of the USA trade deal with Germany . The other six all took questions from reporters while attending the 43rd summit of major advance...

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Alabama State Troopers investigate 6 fatalities over Memorial Day weekend

Alabama State Troopers investigate 6 fatalities over Memorial Day weekend

Four deaths in Alabama dropped sharply from 11 highway deaths in 2016, officials said. During last year's four-day Memorial Day holiday driving period, six people died and 282 others were injured in...

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3 men found shot dead at East Texas car dealership

3 men found shot dead at East Texas car dealership

The identities of the deceased have yet to be released, and a call to the city for more detailed information was not returned at press time. Officers from both the Greenville Police Department and the...

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Kellyanne Conway Defends Jared Kushner Without Disputing Reports

But one reporter pointed out that Trump himself retweeted a Fox News article stating Kushner didn't seek a back channel. The Post reported that Kislyak was taken aback by the suggestion of...

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Bomb kills 13, hurts 24 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility

All officials spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations. At least 11 persons were killed and 35 wounded in a vehicle bomb explosion in downtown Baghdad on Tuesday morning, the Interio...

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Liberal government returning to Nova Scotia, CBC News projects

Liberal government returning to Nova Scotia, CBC News projects

Baillie was elected by almost 800 votes in Cumberland South , garnering 3,536 compared to the 2,779 for Liberal candidate Kenny John Jackson, 398 for NDP candidate Larry Duchesne and 154 for Atlantic...

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Jeremy Corbyn flounders in Woman's Hour interview over policy cost

The second most popular, with just over a thousand retweets, was a viewer quoting Jeremy Paxman, who said European Union negotiators might think Theresa May was a "blow-hard who collapses at the f...

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Let North Korea Have Peaceful Nuclear Power

The North has proudly publicized its plans to develop a missile capable of striking the United States and has ignored calls to halt its weapons programs, even from China. The Security Council late Mon...

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Republican who 'body slammed' reporter wins Montana election

Ryan Zinke to lead the Interior Department, has been Republican-held for two decades in a state Trump won in November by 20 points. Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin, who acknowledged he had do...

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China-built railway biggest Kenya project since independence

China-built railway biggest Kenya project since independence

According to Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC), it will cost 500 dollars to transport a single container through the SGR cargo train when compared to 900 dollars by road between Mombasa and Nairobi. Ke...

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