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Gujarat Polls: Dalit leader Jignesh to contest from Vadgam

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The party has been reaching out to the Dalit leader hoping to draw crucial votes from his community in its attempt to wrest Gujarat from the BJP, which has been in power in the state for the last 22 years. Mevani, who shot to limelight after a Dalit family was flogged publicly by cow vigilantes for allegedly killing a cow a year ago, will be in a direct contest with BJP's Vijay Chakravarthi if others do not file the nomination papers on Monday, the last day for the same. Read More »

Centre withdraws Lalu's 'Z+' NSG security cover

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Tej Pratap has warned Narendra Modi that he is going to flay Narendra Modi because of the downgrade that has been done to the security of the his father, Lalu Prasad Yadav . Bihar Deputy Chief Minister, who was "worried that Tej Pratap's provocative speech may lead to some untoward incident on the day of the wedding", had requested Lalu Prasad Yadav to intervene. Read More »

Syria war offensive kills civilians across country: monitors

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SOHR relies on a network of on-the-ground sources to relay information. Russian Federation has been a major supporter of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces since its military entered the conflict in September 2015. In the "Islamic State"-held village of al-Shafah in the Deir el-Zour province, 53 civilians were killed, including 21 children, when Russian airstrikes hit "residential buildings", SOHR told AFP news agency". Read More »

Melania Trump Reportedly Never Wished To Be The First Lady

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The Slovenian-born Melania has remained under controversy but every time she has come out of it a victor and achieved her goal. And first lady went bananas over it. He always wanted to run. "She said, 'It's not my thing". Ivana did however appear to be over discussing the topic when she added "who cares", but not before one last jab. Read More »

Mom overdoses on pills TWO DAYS before reporting to prison for killing her disabled daughter

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In 2015, when her health began to deteriorate, Liltz said she anxious her daughter Courtney, a 28-year-old with cerebral palsy, would be placed in an institution and not receive the care she needed. Lilltz wound up appealing her case and was free on bond, but the Illinois Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal. Glascow said he had been in contact with her on Friday and she seemed fine after spending the holiday with her mom and sister. Read More »

Badgers Beat Minnesota, Finish Regular Season 12-0

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With a lot on the line - staying alive in the college football playoff, finishing off an unbeaten regular season and keeping Paul Bunyan's Axe - 11-0 Wisconsin wasn't about to slip in its 2017 finale against struggling rival Minnesota. The Wisconsin offense was firing on all cylinders with quarterback Alex Hornibrook potentially having his best game of the season so far. Wisconsin was fifth in the rankings going into Saturday's win against Minnesota. Read More »

Congress party released list of 76 candidates at midnight

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She stepped down in August 2016. The Congress has repeated all sitting MLAs in north and central Gujarat, which will vote in the second phase on December 14. The ruling party has also given tickets to Tejashariben Patel, the former Congress MLA who joined the saffron party earlier, and Kanu Makvana, the son of former Congress MLA Karamshi Makvana, who had crossed over to the BJP during the Rajya Sabha polls. Read More »

CAT 2017 Required Cut off for scoring 90 percentile and higher

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Most of the questions were on logical reasoning which were quite tricky. In Verbal Ability, the absence of options in the non-MCQ questions made the questions tougher than usual, as was expected, they added. Hitesh Devalia, Director of coaching academy, said, "As per the analysis for the first session of exam, CAT 2017 had the same format as CAT 2016 with difficulty level one notch lower". Read More »

Around 52 per cent of 1.29 crore electorate cast their votes

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The first phase of the civic polls was held in 24 districts of Uttar Pradesh on November 22 which marks around 52 percent of voting. Varanasi, the Lok Sabha constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi witnessed nearly 10 per cent increase in polling percentage this time, with 44.39 being the recorded figure. Read More »

Citizen rights have to be at pinnacle: CJI

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The National Law Day is marked on November 26. The separation of power is equally binding upon the judiciary and the law of the land, he said in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the chief justice. He said that all institutions are bonded by the principle of the constitutional sovereignty. "Chanting about constitutional values would serve no objective unless we have the people who value the values, and value-versed leaders who can be role models capable of transmitting ... Read More »

IAAF Maintains Russia's Athletes Suspended

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Board of Directors decided today to extend the worldwide suspension of Russian Federation by estimating that it has not complied with the road map to fight doping . "Therefore, the Taskforce recommended to the IAAF Council that RusAF not be reinstated at this time". While the situation is set to keep Russian Federation out of the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham next March, IAAF sources also have significant doubts over whether Russian Federation will be cleared in time for the ... Read More »

China discusses Rohingya crisis with Myanmar

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The two governments signed a pact on Thursday settling terms for the repatriation process. Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler, reporting from Yangon , said the deal was the result of global pressure which has been mounting steadily on Myanmar. According to a statement on the Facebook page of Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, he and the Chinese leader on Friday discussed the "promotion of co-operation between the armed forces of the two countries, the situation of China standing on Myanmar's side at ... Read More »

Pakistan Law Minister resigns following deadly clashes

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After the weeks-long protest, the government reaches an agreement with the religious protesters. "The decision to resign was taken in a bid to steer the country out of the prevailing critical situation", said Hamid. The minister on Sunday night presented his resignation to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to bring the country "out of a state of crisis". The minister's resignation was the chief demand of the protesters. Read More »

Susan Sarandon reveals why she didn't support Hillary Clinton

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Concedes Sarandon, "I think it was very important to have a black family in the White House and I think some of the stuff he did was good". When asked by The Guardian if she truly believed Clinton would be a "more dangerous" USA president, the actress explained, "Not exactly, but I don't mind that quote". Read More »

The Parks Mall at Arlington closes after shooting

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They said one of their officers was off-duty working for the Parks Mall and investigating a theft at the Sunglass Hut. The suspect was taken to a local hospital. He said, "Officers can not make a distinction between the two, especially... in a split second decision". The police officer shot the man thinking the gun was a real one, Dallas News reported . Read More »

George HW Bush now longest-living president

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Making it to the age of 93 years and 166 days, Bush passed Gerald Ford , who lived to the age of 93 years and 165 days. He originally served as Ronald Reagan's vice president in the 1980s and succeeded him as a 64-year-old. However, in a story on FoxNews.com , it was noted that a couple of other long-living former presidents both died while they were 93. Teen blogger Gabe Fleisher, who runs the political newsletter Wake Up To Politics, first pointed out the milestone. Read More »

U.S. declares North Korea a "state sponsor of terrorism"

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Trump said during a press conference that for North Korea, some of these acts of global terrorism that deemed them worthy of this title included the "assassination on foreign soil". President Trump has not ruled out talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but newly implemented sanctions will likely inflame the situation between Pyongyang and the US. Read More »

At least 2 Injured At Crystal Run Mall Shooting in Middletown

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It wasn't clear whether the gunfire shortly after 3 p.m.at the Galleria at Crystal Run in Middletown was accidental. Police say the American Eagle store was evacuated. Details on any injuries were not immediately available, and police said no suspects or victims had been located as of 4 p.m. They said children and adults were crying as they were being evacuated from the shopping center. Read More »

'I'm Madeleine McCann': Student goes viral after making 'joke'

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A post from Harriet Brookes joking that she is Madeleine McCann has gone viral. Harriet Brookes pointed to pictures of brown spots on her eye and leg as evidence she is the long-lost child who vanished in 2007. A friend took screenshots of Brookes' messages and posted them to Twitter. One social media user claimed: "Are you even Madeleine or are you just joking messing with peoples head". Read More »

Christmas tree shoppers out earlier this year due to shortages

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Evans says his job is great, but it can be hard saying, "A lot of people have gone out of the Christmas tree business because it's so labor intense and as labor rates continue to climb, it's harder to be competitive". "We've had a couple generations progress through", said Ensor. Trees will be available for selection and pick up starting November 24 and continuing through November 29. Read More »

New Jersey churches report vandalism

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Towns, who lived near several of the churches, was issued summons complaints pending a court appearance. Police say they were notified Saturday about the vandalism overnight at Church of God in Christ for All Saints; Bethel A.M.E. Governor-elect Phil Murphy tweeted that he was "disgusted by reported vandalism of African-American churches across Morristown ". Police arrested a man on Sunday in connection with several acts of vandalism that occurred Saturday at five Morristown churches. Read More »

Franken ashamed, embarrassed amid groping allegations

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The first woman in the new HuffPost piece accused the Minnesota senator of groping her in 2007 while they posed for a photo in Minneapolis. " Tim Walz is standing by Al Franken , keeping his campaign cash and refusing to call on him to resign", said the Minnesota GOP in a statement. Read More »

President Trump Dismisses Russia Investigation: 'Phony Democrat Excuse for Losing the Election'

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White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn arrives prior to a joint news conference between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. Flynn is reportedly moving toward working with Mueller's probe after his lawyers informed White House lawyers they would no longer share information about the investigation, The New York Times first reported Thursday. Read More »

Rangers to sign starting pitcher Doug Fister to one-year deal

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The deal is worth $4 million and includes a club option for 2019, and the veteran right-hander finds himself in the running for one of the three openings in the Rangers' rotation. Fister flourished under the Red Sox coaching staff after being claimed off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels. If they don't, then Texas spent $3.5 million, which is less than what was given to Tyson Ross last year, Colby Lewis the year before, and just what they could pay for Shohei Ohtani's first two years. Read More »

Woman receives final birthday gift from father five years after his death

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He wrote them all before he died; complete with prepaid arrangements he set up with a flower shop without her knowledge. For her 21st birthday this year, she got a handwritten card and flowers from her father. While the lovely flowers are special to Sellers, she said it does make her special day rather hard. Thinking back to his first diagnosis, she says, she's now grateful she had the time to spend with him. Read More »

Two people shot on Florida Turnpike

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Florida Highway Patrol Troopers made an arrest of the driver a grey Toyota Camry involved in a Florida Turnpike shooting Saturday. Fire Rescue personnel took the victims to the Orlando Regional Medical Center. Initial information indicates the shooting stemmed from road rage. Troopers said their auto had several bullet holes on the right side of the vehicle. Read More »

Hanson still hopeful of picking up 10 seats

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That's the view of Griffith University political expert Paul Williams, who believes One Nation is at risk of wasting the political capital it gained from the party's wins at last year's federal election. Minister for resources and northern Australia Matt Canavan told ABC's Insiders on Sunday that the swing against the LNP and towards One Nation was what happened when the conservative vote split. Read More »