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Three Indian Army soldiers fall from Dhruv chopper during rehearsals

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Confirming that the soldiers did not suffer serious injuries, the Army officials added that no slithering operations will be performed on the upcoming Army Day. Since there was a malfunction in the aircraft's boom, "A 2-member investigating team from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has come on Wednesday to probe the matter", said a source in the HAL. Read More »

8 day strike by TN transport workers called off 'temporarily'

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We are ready to talk to the government, provided it is ready to accept our demands", Soundararajan told Catch. But, the standoff between the government and the workers remained unresolved with trade unions refusing to withdraw their strike unless the settlement signed by the government with "minority unions" accepting 2.44% wage hike is kept in abeyance. Read More »

'I Probably Have a Very Good Relationship with Kim Jong Un'

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday declared Kim Jong-Un, the leader of North Korea, as the victor in the latest standoff with South Korea and the United States over the north's nuclear and long-range missile development program. "He is already a shrewd and mature politician", Putin said. Trump has announced that the United States will withdraw from the agreement. One U.S. Read More »

Federal Government Grants LA Millions To Combat Homelessness

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A list of the groups in Florida helping the homeless and getting Continuum of Care grants from HUD can be found here. An analysis from the liberal-leaning Center on Budget and Policy Priorities said all three proposals would result in fewer people receiving housing help from the federal government and warned that some of those who can't get help will end up homeless. Read More »

PM meet with economists, experts; focus on farmer

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attended an interactive session with over 40 economists and other sectors experts here. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with leading economists and the experts across sectors from all over the country at NITI Aayog tomorrow", an official statement said on Tuesday. Read More »

Local human trafficking victim shares story of survival

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Gov. Brian Sandoval announces the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles' partnership with the Department of Homeland Security's Blue Campaign to raise awareness for human trafficking at the Nevada DMV on Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas, Jan. It is modern day slavery woven into the fabric of the community. "But we also need to do everything we can to prevent this crime from happening in the first place". Read More »

Ethiopia Says It Will Close Notorious Prison and Free Some Inmates

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The Horn of Africa country has been wracked by violence for nearly three years, with protests first breaking out in its Oromiya province over allegations of land grabs. In recent months, a spate of ethnic clashes have also taken place. Ethiopia's ruling party, in a statement issued after its evaluation last week, affirmed its full commitment to address the challenges faced by the country and to ensure the sustainability of the gains made so far. Read More »

Catalonia sticks with 'exiled' leader

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In a Catalan election December 21, the three main separatist parties won 70 of the 135 seats in the regional Parliament, with 47.5 percent of the vote - nearly identical to the result in 2015. The assembly has been convened for its first sitting on January 17 and how that issue and the question of Puigdemont's return as the region's leader are eventually resolved are still to therefore be decided. Read More »

'Drunk' Russian crashes tank into store, goes shopping

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Apatity is a small town in northern Russian Federation near the Arctic Circle. Unable to turn around in a narrow street and having crushed a vehicle parked nearby, the man rammed the tank into the front of a convenience store. He then drove it through the town, crushed a nearby auto, turned into the front of a shop, climbed out and stole a bottle of wine. He was later arrested in possession of a stolen bottle of wine, Hibinform said. Read More »

Czech PM to support current president in upcoming presidential election

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The 73-year-old ex-communist later told reporters he felt "honored to be attacked by a member of the Femen movement, that has also attacked the pope". Re-election for Zeman would give one of Europe's most ardent Euroskeptic leaders a platform for another five years. On the eve of the election, Zeman stayed away from a final debate on national television, citing a prior engagement to take part in a talk-show on another channel. Read More »

Tim Hortons backlash grows as protests ignite across Ontario

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Days into the wage hike, it emerged that employees at two locations of Tim Hortons - Canada's emblematic coffee chain that claims to pour eight of every 10 cups of coffee sold in the country - would no longer be paid for breaks and would have to cover at least half the costs of their health and dental benefits. Read More »

Deputies: Elderly couple busted with pot Christmas presents arrested again

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But they did find $18,000 in cash - money that police suspect was meant to buy drugs. Sheriff Terry Wagner said the couple was found in a vehicle with $18,000 cash and a duffel bag with marijuana residue on it. 10) at 2 p.m. The deputy asked the couple if he could search the truck, but he was denied. Their 42-year-old daughter, a resident of Vermont, was driving the auto, but was not arrested. Read More »

Manila to impose gun ban for 2018 Black Nazarene feast

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Aside from the thanksgiving procession last December 31, Badong said there would be a procession of the replicas of the image of the Black Nazarene on January 7. Also on Wednesday, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it would deploy some 1,300 personnel to help secure next week's feast. Read More »

Make Dlamini-Zuma Interim President and I'll step down

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February 11, the 28th anniversary of Mandela's release, has been named as the date for the ceremony. "He has made reckless decisions‚ destroyed key public institutions‚ weakened our democracy and ruined our economy‚ all under the noses of the ANC leadership". Read More »

Trump will Give Fake News Awards

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Trump's awards are likely to provoke significant backlash from news media organizations. It's unclear how Trump plans to dish out the awards-but this isn't the first time he's threatened to expose the mainstream media's rampant, anti-conservative bias by giving them fake news awards . Read More »

United Kingdom could join Pacific free-trade group after Brexit, government says

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Following the departure of the United States, the TPP bloc is working on a revised trade deal, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is expected to be agreed early this year. Talks with New Zealand began as early as November, when Britain's International Trade Secretary Liam Fox held meetings in Wellington with Trade Minister David Parker. Read More »

Yet another D-Day for Lalu on Jan 24

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JD-U general secretary K C Tyagi said a new political chapter has begun with the court's decision and it means politicians will be afraid of committing any such wrongdoing. RJD chief Lalu Prasad while appearing before the Special Court of Shiv Pal Singh in a fodder scam case RC38A/96 on Wednesday demanded chuda-dahi (flattened rice and curd) in the jail on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. Read More »

Ricketts talks state of the state at fly-around event Wednesday

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Olson said after the governor's town hall discussion that he had met with Ricketts on Tuesday to pose the question to him directly. Last year, Nebraska recorded record levels of employment - "1 million nonfarm jobs" - while also the lowest unemployment rate - 2.7 percent - since 1999. Read More »

Canada Goes Toe-to-Toe With US Trade Policy

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The wide-ranging trade dispute, which was filed with the WTO in December and released publicly on Wednesday, is mostly in response to the steep anti-dumping and countervailing duties that the United States has recently slapped on Canada's softwood lumber industry. Read More »

Reggie Lynch Denies Sexual Assault Allegations, Requests Appeal Amid Suspension

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Athletes are automatically suspended during criminal investigations, but the athletic director and the coach have discretion on whether to suspend an athlete during or after an EOAA investigation. Pacyga went on to say he was not "taking down" the #MeToo movement because "he has a daughter". "On Wednesday, Pacyga compared the climate of the "#MeToo" movement - which has empowered women to speak out against harassment and assault in recent months - to the one surrounding Japanese-Americans ... Read More »

Will sit as healthy scratch

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Capitalizing on the opportunity to play the fourth-worst penalty kill unit in the league, Chicago scored a season-high four goals on the power play. Schmaltz scored twice during the second period, and was joined in that category on the stat sheet by Patrick Sharp (third goal in four games), Jonathan Toews and Jan Rutta . Read More »

Zimbabwe anti-corruption body investigates Grace Mugabe's PhD

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The activists have asked Zimbabwe's High Court to compel Mnangagwa's government to release the findings of a commission of inquiry on the massacres. Meanwhile people have asked questions on why Moyo sought media refuge from the BBC, a platform he constantly demonised and even banned from the country when he was the Minister of Information. Read More »

Turkey summons U.S. charge d'affaires over Syria

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Relations between Turkey and the United States were harmed by Washington's refusal to extradite cleric Fetullah Gulen and its provision of arms to the Kurdish militant YPG, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday. This is also the reason for Vladimir Putin's telephone conversation with Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The reports say that Syrian government forces, supported by Russian Federation were trying to regain control of areas controlled by Daesh and other rebel groups. Read More »