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Mueller has spent $3.2M on Russian Federation investigation

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Mueller's team has also examined foreign lobbying conducted by Manafort, former national security adviser Michael Flynn and others. That figure "approximates expenditures the components would have incurred for the investigations irrespective of the existence of the SCO", the report notes, referring to the special counsel's office. Read More »

Two Temple University students died this past week

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He was also unresponsive when medics arrived. The Greater Philadelphia Area chapter of Zeta Beta Tau, which is mainly made up of Temple students, is no longer associated with ZBT's national headquarters. Officials in Philadelphia say two Temple University students found dead in separate incidents last week both overdosed. Authorities are still trying to determine how Orlando died, but officials noted that no foul play is suspected. Read More »

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma to tie the knot?

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As soon as India registered another series win over Islanders here in Feroz Shah Kotla on Wednesday (December 6), reports have emerged that Indian Captain Virat Kohli is all set to tie the knot to his girlfriend and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma in Italy on December 11. Read More »

Trump Says GOP Tax Plan Is Becoming 'More Popular.' Is He Right?

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Voters aren't buying what Republicans are selling on tax cuts, "In a separate question, voters say 61 - 34 percent that the tax plan favors the rich at the expense of the middle class". The September 19 Virginia poll found Dem tops 50 percent, up 10 points in governor's race; Trump has big disapproval rating. There are two key parts to the Quinnipiac University Poll. Read More »

GOP leaders seek to avert shutdown over spending

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The Senate approved its near $1.5 trillion tax legislation before dawn Saturday, while the House passed a similar measure in November. They have yet to say what they will do. Schumer said on Monday that everyone should be working to avoid a shutdown, and he did not believe Republican congressional leaders wanted one. The conservatives said they worry that a vote on the spending measure before Christmas - when lawmakers are desperate to get home - would give Democrats more leverage to boost ... Read More »

Chinese influence on Australia is 'fabricated' by media, China claims

China scolded Australia on Wednesday over its plan to ban foreign interference in politics - either through espionage or financial donations - in a move motivated largely by Russia's alleged involvement in last year's USA election and China's growing influence on the global political landscape. Read More »

Mogherini, Tillerson discuss Jerusalem, Iran

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The transatlantic relations have been frayed as the Trump administration made a decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change and Iran nuclear deal, two diplomatic accomplishments on which the European Union set a premium. Tillerson at first appeared to contradict Trump on scrapping the Iran deal. Despite his support for the deal, Tillerson said Iran "is carrying out a number of other destabilising actions in the region" including backing the Houthi rebels in Yemen's civil ... Read More »

Gujarat Polls: PM Modi addresses rally in Dhandhuka

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His first rally of the day was in Dhandhuka in Ahmedabad district. "Congress did not think of conferring the Bharat Ratna on Dr. Ambedkar", PM Modi said. Why is he mixing Ram Temple and elections? questions Modi. "Is such thinking proper?" "Someone who served at a high position in our Air Force has said that after 26/11 they went to the then PM with a plan for surgical strikes". Read More »

Brexit will provoke 'paradigm change' similar to 2008 crash, Davis tells MPs

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Davis has become embroiled in a long-running argument with lawmakers from across parliament over what preparatory work the government has undertaken, and how much of it should be made public. When you have a paradigm change as in 2008, all the models are wrong. The Queen famously asked why did we not know. Mr Davis said: "There's nothing.there's no such systematic impact assessments that I'm aware of". Read More »

Pope calls for recognising rights of all people in Jerusalem

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US President Donald Trump will deliver his speech, expecting the US president to "recognize the reality" that Jerusalem has always been the capital of Israel and to declare the move to the US diplomatic mission from Tel Aviv and which for decades remained a reason of contention between Israelis and Palestinians. Read More »

Never asked Sibal to get Ayodhya case postponed: Sunni Board

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Surjewala added. Why does he have to link a Ram Mandir with elections . On Tuesday, Sibal, appearing for the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Wakf Board, requested to set the date for the next hearing after July 2019 since "the case has ramifications on polity of India". Read More »

Bengaluru: Woman complains molestation inside cab- Ola driver suspended

The cab driver also threatened the passenger against complaining and said that Ola doesn't pay heed to such complaints'. "I raised a complaint with Ola on Sunday night and was assured of action". The cab driver who is identified as Rajashekhar Reddy stopped the auto when he found a lonely spot on the Intermediate Ring Road on the way to Koramangala. Read More »

Another batch of 257 Nigerians arrive from Libya

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He said the migrants comprised of "65 adult females, 179 adult males, seven children and six infants". He then confirmed the arrival of of 199 Gambian nationals from Libya on Nov.30 2017 as he was among government officials welcoming them at Banjul International airport. Read More »

Shraddha Kapoor to star with Rajkummar Rao in Dinesh Vijan's next

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Collaborating with my awesome producer #Dinoo @MaddockFilms, the coolest & quirky duo Raj & DK @krishdk & national award-winning @amarkaushik. Shraddha Kapoor is on fire today! Talking about Shraddha's role a source close to the film adds, "It's a unique role and in a zone that Shraddha has not attempted before. Read More »

TVS Apache RR 310 Launched at Rs. 2.05 Lakhs

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The bike comes equipped with Kayaba upside-down front forks and Kayaba mono-shock with monotube floating piston technology. PM: The new TVS Apache RR 310 comes with best-in-class aerodynamics, according to the company. Although TVS and BMW are in technical collaboration to bring up this fully-faired motorcycle using same platform as the G310R, the design and development have taken individual approaches as per each companies' likeness and requirements. Read More »

Romania's Former King Michael Dies In Switzerland At 96

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The former monarch played a part in ousting a Nazi-backed leader during the Second World War but was forced into exile by a Communist takeover. Queen Anne died in Morges in 2016, and King Michael was already too ill to attend her funeral in Romania. Read More »

Lubaina Himid wins Turner art prize

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Lubaina Himid, 63, on Tuesday became the oldest victor of the Turner Prize, Britain's most prestigious yet controversial visual art award, for her works celebrating black creativity. Himid said: "I know it sounds like some cliche, but I feel like I won it for a lot of people, so that's why it means a lot". In another series, "Negative Positives: The Guardian Archive" (2007-17), she has continued to rework old covers of the Guardian newspaper to show that, in her view, they are guilty of ... Read More »

Qamar Bajwa met Corps Commanders in GHQ

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The members also discussed security challenges faced by the country. "The COAS [chief of army staff] took the forum on board about his military diplomacy through his recent visits overseas and interaction with foreign dignitaries visiting Pakistan", said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Read More »

Saudi anti-corruption drive: Detainees offered pardon

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Saudi Arabia's Attorney General has reportedly granted most of those detained during anti-corruption drive pardon in exchange for settlements with the authorities reports say. Panic among Palestinians is becoming the prevalent reaction to unconfirmed rumors that the long-awaited peace plan being drawn up by TeamTrump will torpedo any semblance of hope with a strong assist by Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Read More »

Indianapolis Colts Place John Simon on Injured Reserve

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There was no mention of Simon's injury, but he missed three games after suffering a neck injury October 22 against Jacksonville. He injured his right shoulder while making a tackle in Sunday's 30-10 loss to the Jaguars. One of general manager Chris Ballard's priorities in his first offseason as the head of the Indianapolis front office was to improve the Colts' pass rush. Read More »

Former UNLV football coach Ron Meyer dies at 76

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The former Purdue quarterback and assistant coach, took his first head job with the Rebels in 1973 and coached the program for three seasons before taking a job at SMU. At 0-13, the Colts decided to make a move in-season, hiring Meyer to replace the likable Rod Dowhower. He also led the Colts to their first division title in 1987 since the organization moved from Baltimore four years earlier. Read More »

London Mayor Sadiq Khan arrives in Pakisan

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He entered Pakistan from India via the Wagah Border Crossing. "We welcome Mayor @SadiqKhan from the historic city of London to the historic city of Lahore .", the chief minister posted. "But what excites me most about this trip is that I know it can deliver real benefits for Londoners". The mayor visited Mumbai, Delhi and Amritsar in India, before heading to Lahore , Islamabad and Karachi. Read More »