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People call Rahul 'pappu' for his immature remarks: Adityanath

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Yogi also alleged "that Congress killed Mahatma Gandhi's ideology and as Mahatma Gandhi had said that the relevance of the Congress had ended after Independence". Several other Congress state units like Maharashtra, Goa, Delhi etc, have also passed similar resolutions seeking elevation of Rahul as party chief. Read More »

Darjeeling unrest: ASI killed, several hurt in police, GJM clashes

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Police said that trouble started early morning around 5 am when a police search party raided a hideout inside the forest near the Patlebas area, a stronghold of Gurung. After an appeal of Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), finally called off an indefinite strike in Darjeeling after 104 days on September 27. Read More »

USS Tucson, supersonic bomber deployed to South Korea

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The South Korean and U.S. navies will kick off high-profile joint drills off the coast of the Korean peninsula next week, the allies announced on Friday. The exercise will provide a visible and coordinated engagement for the U.S. - ROK alliance. The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) made a port call in Jinhae, also known as Chinhae, in the country's southeastern region Saturday, according to the Pacific Command. Read More »

Sen. Collins to announce this morning whether she will run for governor

Additionally, Collins would have control of the state bureaucracy, potentially using it and the bully pulpit of the governor's office to advance a policy agenda to work on initiatives that could improve Maine's economic outlook. Paul LePage, who can not run again because of term limits. Collins doesn't shy away from her role in the middle. She said she couldn't bring herself to vote for him, and she criticized him for failing to speak out more forcefully against racism, bigotry and ... Read More »

Just Sayin' …Why is America so in love with guns?

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Shootings are now the third highest leading cause of death for USA children. These conservatives frequently cite the phrase "the right of the people to keep and bear Arms" at the end of the Second Amendment. The mainstream media is pointing at reports that few Americans own the majority of guns in the nation. We don't want to see Americans endure any more suffering that we could prevent. Read More »

Probe if there is evidence, says RSS on Jay Shah row

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Defending his son, Shah, at Panchayat Aaj Tak , said: "There is no question of corruption in the business dealings of Jay (Shah)". We have exported bajra, corn and rice while coriander was imported. Jay had also filed a civil defamation suit at the Ahmedabad district (Mirzapur) court against the news portal and damage for Rs 100 crore, but lawyers involved in filing of this case refused to divulge information. Read More »

Uber appeals London decision to pull its license

It comes after TFL announced its decision not to renew Uber's license after it expired on 30th September. Mayor Sadiq Khan support TfL's decision and said: "All companies in London must play by the rules, if you do play by the rules, you're welcome in London". Read More »

Family held hostage by Taliban flying home to Canada

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They were freed Thursday in a mission carried out by Pakistani forces based on intelligence from USA authorities. Joshua Boyle, a Canadian, boarded a flight in Islamabad with his American wife Caitlan Coleman and their three children, the military source with direct knowledge of the arrangement told CNN. Read More »

New Orleans police officer dies in shootout

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A woman identifying herself as a resident there said one building with about four apartments was evacuated as police appeared to be searching for a suspect. There was reportedly a massive police response in New Orleans East. "This hurts", said Harrison. The name of the fallen officer is not being released until the notification process for the whole family is complete, said Landrieu. Read More »

Turkish forces launch incursion into Syria

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According to Turkish General Staff, Turkish Armed Forces , operating in the Idlib de-escalation zone to observe ceasefire , ensure humanitarian aid deliveries and to create conditions for the population to return to their homes, began setting up their observation posts on October 12, within the framework of agreements reached in Astana. Read More »

Domestic Violence Awareness Month to be observed locally

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One in four men in the United States will become a victim of domestic violence during his lifetime. The Young Woman's Christian Association, located in Binghamton, will use the money to provide shelter and counseling to those affected by domestic violence. Read More »

#SpyTapes: SCA dismisses appeal by Zuma, NPA

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On 14 September, the SCA reserved judgment after Zuma's lawyers admitted that the quashing of hundreds of criminal charges against him was "irrational". The SCA's decision was not a surprise after counsel for the NPA and Zuma conceded that Mpshe's decision was taken under the wrong section of the Constitution and that - in line with an earlier judgment of the Constitutional Court, this invalidated the decision. Read More »

New Mutants director to adapt Stephen King's The Talisman

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Although he's now just set to pen the script, there is a possibility he could eventually come on as a director as well. Why had twelve-year-old Jack Sawyer's mother frantically moved the two of them from Rodeo Drive to a New York City apartment to the Alhambra, a fading ocean resort and shuttered amusement park in New Hampshire? Frank Marshall is producing the film with Michael Wright exec producing. Read More »

Boyfriend of pregnant Maryland teacher indicted on murder charge

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Wallen was four months pregnant when she was killed. After his arrest, Tessier admitted to police that he was engaged to another woman at the same time that he was dating Wallen. Police found Wallen Sept. 13 in a freshly-dug grave on farmland in Damascus after she went missing over Labor Day weekend. Tessier is reportedly expected in court on Friday. Read More »

Maryam Nawaz, Captain Safdar appear before court once again

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The lawyers alleged that they were manhandled by the security forces outside the court and prevented them from entering the courtroom. The accountability court is trying the brothers along with their father Nawaz Sharif, sister Maryam and brother-in-law Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar, in corruption references filed against them by the country's top graft buster on the Supreme Court's instructions. Read More »

Can women enter Sabarimala temple? 5-judge Constitution Bench to decide

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Earlier, the top court had said that refusing entry to women to a public religious place is a violation of their rights. The petitioners in the case include women's organisations, Ayyappa groups, State of Kerala and the Travancore Devaswom Board that manages the temple, situated in Pathanamthitta district. Read More »

Florida citrus negatively affected by Irma

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture's first estimate for this season's orange crop in Florida - and its first since Hurricane Irma - was made too soon, is too high and probably inaccurate, according to an unusual rebuke from the state's largest growers organization. Read More »

China Sept exports rise 8.1 pct y/y, imports up 18.7 pct

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While exports are contributing to China's economic growth once again, global investors have been more focused on its strong appetite for industrial commodities such as iron ore and coal, which is boosting resources prices worldwide. Trade with traditional markets witnessed a full recovery, with exports to the European Union, the United States and Japan up by 16.4 percent, 18.7 percent and 14.9 percent, respectively. Read More »

Paraguay oust Turkey, top group

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The Eaglets dominated proceedings at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, hitting the woodwork on two occasions during the contest, and deservedly took the lead through Salam Jiddou's excellent strike on 18 minutes. But that made little difference as Turkey's goalkeeper Ozer was foxed appropriately - including a curling free-kick for the first goal - for a comprehensive victory. Read More »

UAE stops issuing visas to North Koreans

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The UAE would also stop issuing new visas or company licenses to North Korean citizens, WAM added. Malaysia imposed a travel ban to North Korea last month, following Pyongyang's repeated ballistic missile tests. The move by the UAE follows similar policy changes from Kuwait and Qatar, which already have blocked visas to the country, limiting North Korea's ability to evade sanctions and make money off the laborers it sends to work in Middle Eastern nations. Read More »

Puerto Rico fights to recover weeks after hurricane

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Hurricane Maria struck September 20. Major League Baseball has raised over $15 million in aid so far to help people that have been affected by the storm as well as those impacted by the quake in Mexico. Democrats said Trump's tweets were deplorable, given that the 3 million-plus USA citizens on Puerto Rico are confronting the kind of hardships that would draw howls of outrage if they affected a state. Read More »

Quake recorded near North Korea's nuclear test site

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It was the latest in a string of aftershocks following North Korea's sixth nuclear test on Sept 3, which caused a 6.3 magnitude quake, according to the USGS. An natural disaster detected in North Korea has sparked fears of a new underground nuclear test. But a later joint report by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and UC Santa Cruz claimed the quake was likely caused by a collapsing tunnel, the LA Times reported on October 6. Read More »

Woman with dementia feared taken by crocodile in Queensland

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Ms Cameron's devastated family conceded they were of the "firm belief" Anne had "passed away in tragic circumstances" as they waited for DNA testing to come back. "The teams are persevering, they understand what we need to try and achieve and basically try and assist police to get some information about the situation". Read More »

Richardson Police Looking For Video Of Vehicle In Missing Child Case

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Investigators say she was adopted two years ago from an orphanage in India . The couple's other 4-year-old daughter is in the custody of a family friend. Assistant commissioner of city special branch and rural special branch DySP also said that they have no information linking the parents of the child to Ernakulam and presence of their relatives in the district. Read More »

Congress stops the saffron wave in Nanded

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He said the victory in the home turf of former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan, now local MP, has reinstated the "Ache Din" for Congress with signals that the trend would continue till the general elections of 2019 for Parliament.As per the latest information, Congress won 63 seats of the 81-seat (NWMC) and the AIMIM has not opened its account. Read More »

Montana climber kills himself after girlfriend's avalanche death

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He was able to dig himself out from the 150-foot-wide slide and left a note with "incredibly clear directions for where to find her" when he couldn't. Reflecting on his ascent of Logical Progression in Mexico alongside Chris Kalous, Kyle Dempster, and Justin Griffin, Hayden remarked: 'There's no easy way to say this, but half that team is now dead .' Hayden wasreferring to Griffin, who died in Nepal in 2015, and to Dempster's disappearance in Pakistan's Ogres past year. Read More »

Shiv Sena leader Pappu Mane's vehicle mows down 2 girls in Maharashtra

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Though it remains unclear if Mane was on the wheels, he fled from the spot after the incident took place. A group of angry locals set it on fire and resorted to a "rasta roko" (road block) to demand the driver's arrest, he said. The police are registering a case and are now searching for Mane. "On Wednesday night, they had taken the auto from Mane and were inside the vehicle this morning when the driver lost control while negotiating a turn and the auto veered into an opposite lane, knocking ... Read More »

Russian woman killed in risky holiday stunt

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Video filmed by Ukraine friend Ivanna Boirachuk, 32, shows a topless Natalia Borodina, 35, leaning out of the vehicle window on October 10 near Punta Cana, Russian publication Moskovsky Komsomolets reports . The crash happened on a highway near Punta Cana. The video then shows Ms Borodina hitting a lamp post at speed. Russian media reports that Ms Borodina was rushed to hospital and died there of "serious injuries". Read More »