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Kerala: Jaitley meets, consoles grieving kin of slain RSS worker

He will also visit the home of RSS worker Jayaprakash, who suffered injuries, allegedly at the hands of CPI (M) activists, at Sreevarahom. Summary: Mr. President of Eranholi Grama panchayat in Kannur, A K Remya has also written to Jaitley on the plight of her husband who is undergoing treatment since the past one month following an attack allegedly by RSS cadres. Read More »

Terrell Davis Enters the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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Here we have looked at the Class of 2017 and tried to find a player or contributor (such as Jerry Jones) already in the Hall who reminds us of the new inductee. The NFL remembers the play, and commemorated it on Saturday night, along with dozens of other highlights from career of the Super Bowl XXXII MVP, 1998 NFL MVP, three-time All Pro and owner of more accolades than we can type before you click on the highlight package below. Read More »

Stephen Colbert penned new poem for Trump-age Statue of Liberty

She wrote " The New Colossus " on 2 November 1883, inspired by the plight of immigrants and refugees and her own experiences. Lazarus, on the other hand, has shaped our national conversation for over a century. "What the president is proposing here does not sound like it's in keeping with American tradition when it comes to immigration ", Acosta told Miller, quoting Lazarus's poem as evidence. Read More »

Bigg Boss Tamil, 03rd August 2017 Episode 39

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Notably, Raiza and Juliana have had dramatic tiffs with Oviya earlier on the show. Amid speculations about her future on the popular reality show Bigg Boss Tamil , star contestant, and people's favourite Oviya walked out of the show citing mental health issues. Read More »

Kenyatta, Odinga campaign for votes ahead of tight race

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Katsouris is senior vice-president of global services at Aristotle, Inc., a political consulting firm that provides various services to campaigns, including strategy and data analysis. A campaign data company says a Canadian working on the opposition party's campaign was detained in Kenya and is facing deportation. Travis said Phillips was at the U.S. Read More »

Because We Need It: The gentlelady from California reclaims her time

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Waters, who had said she may run for president if the millennials wanted her to do it, later said she "jokingly" made those remarks, emphasizing that she had "no presidential ambitions". "It's a scary thing to try to undermine the president because you don't like his policy and don't trust him - and risk undermining the entire country in the process", added co-host Jedediah Bila . Read More »

Twins no match for Cole Hamels in 4-1 loss to Rangers

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Dozier, who also homered to start the second inning for a 5-2 lead, finished with three hits after going 5 for 37 in his previous eight games. Hamels entered the game with a 6.35 career ERA against Minnesota, the highest of any opponent with at least six starts, but breezed through the lineup using 96 pitches to pick up his third career win against the Twins. Read More »

Mega Millions jackpot soars to $346 million

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They also have the Power Play option, which lifted their winnings to $2 million. That means the drawing on Tuesday, Aug. 8 will have a jackpot of $346 million with a cash option of $216 million. No one won the jackpot but there was a $1,000,000 ticket purchased from a gas station in Alsip, Ill. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day. Michigan Lottery Commissioner Aric Nesbitt tells WSJM News 1.2 million tickets were sold as of Friday afternoon in the state. Read More »

Senate HELP Committee will hold bipartisan health care reform hearings

Wyden returned the love. So can they find common ground? The White House in April issued a one-page outline for how it wanted to rework the tax code. In a final burst of action Thursday, the Senate overwhelmingly approved a Food and Drug Administration funding bill, and agreed to more than 60 Trump administration nominees, more executive branch nominations in a single day than the Senate had approved all year to date. Read More »

North Korea Slams US Travel Ban

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It also prohibits increasing the current numbers of North Korean laborers working overseas, new joint ventures with Pyongyang and new investment in joint ventures. North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs - and Saturday's vote was a response to five nuclear weapons tests and four long-range missile launches so far this year. Read More »

Provincial state of emergency extended again

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An evacuation order was issued late Saturday for the Village of Clinton due to increased fire behaviour. In 1958, wildfires engulfed more than 8,500 square kilometres. Kevin Skrepnek of the BC Wildfire Service said Thursday that 4,910 square kilometres of forest, bush and grassland have been torched, making 2017 the second worst year in recorded history in terms of land destroyed. Read More »

Pakistan gets first Hindu cabinet minister in over 20 years

Nisar Ali Khan. The chances of Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif becoming prime minister seemed to have dimmed over the past few days, with ousted premier Nawaz Sharif reportedly unhappy with his younger brother. Hina Rabbani Khar was the last foreign minister. Since coming into power in 2013, Sharif's government had no foreign minister, though the job was often handled by one of his advisers, Sartaj Aziz. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo : its fantastic (and very megalomaniac) reaction after the review - Here

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With PSG focusing on Neymar and Manchester United convinced they could not afford to re-sign their former player Ronaldo's determination appeared to subside. "The structure was a normal one in England; it was verified by the English treasury and ratified as legal and legitimate ". According to the footballer, if he has been indicted for tax fraud, it is only because he is... Read More »

Finally Acknowledging Defeat, GOP Considering Asking Democrats for Help On Health Care

But it's not just industry leaders, Republican members of congress are calling for bipartisan action to strengthen the individual market. We Republican's need new leadership in the US Senate. The subsidies are estimated to total about $7 billion. It is unclear, as the August 16 deadline for insurers to set rates for 2018 nears, if Congress and the administration will commit to providing the billions of dollars in cost-sharing reduction payments that help offset low-income consumers' ... Read More »

USA trade deficit falls sharply in June

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America's trade deficit with the rest of the world shrank by more than expected in June with exports of services hitting a record. In May, the deficit stood at Can$1.4 billion. There were decreases in imports of industrial supplies and materials. The bilateral trade deficit on goods with the People's Republic of China widened from -$31.6bn to -$32.6bn in June. Read More »

Capitol Shocker: Democrats and Republicans Start Working Together on Health Care

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The Trump administration has continued to pay these subsidies, even though Congress has not authorized the spending, while dozens of lawsuits over the "risk corridors" work their way up the appellate chain. "If you do that, the insurance companies are going to have to make up that difference". Senators are following their leaders - Democrats and Republicans - by voting as they are told . Read More »

Former Labour frontbencher says Irish reunification referendum a 'sensible option'

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And while he's concious of the DUP's staunchly anti gay marriage stance, he said he won't be making any compromises for anyone. Speaking in Belfast , Varadkar said there will have to be "unique solutions if we are to preserve all that we've gained" since the Northern Ireland peace process was cemented two decades ago and border barriers were dismantled. Read More »

Israeli Defense Officials Strongly Reject Criticism of McMaster as 'anti

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Some on the right have also gone after McMaster this week following the exit of Ezra Cohen-Watnick , the senior director for intelligence, from the National Security Council (NSC). The retired three-star Army lieutenant general, with the reported blessing of the newly installed chief of staff John Kelly (yet another retired general), dismissed several officials who joined the administration under another general - Michael Flynn. Read More »

Angry mob attack the leader of the opposition Rahul Gandhi

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The protests came as a BJP youth wing leader was arrested and the Dhanera City BJP president named as an accused on Saturday in connection with the attack on Rahul's auto. Rahul was travelling with SPG commandos some of whom were reportedly injured in the attack as they were sitting in the back. After Congress" assertion that "BJP goons' attacked the Congress vice President's convoy at Dhanera, Gandhi further attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying such obstacles like raising black ... Read More »

Bank of England holds interest rate at 0.25%

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For 2018, it expects growth of 1.6 per cent, down from 1.7 per cent previously. The BOE said it now expects Britain's economy to grow by 1.7 per cent this year, down from its May forecast of 1.9 per cent. Carney said: "If the United Kingdom financial system thrives in a post-Brexit world, which is the plan, it will not be 10 times GDP, it will be 15 to 20 times GDP in another quarter of century because we will keep our market share of cross-border capital flows". Read More »

Congress slams BJP for misuse of power

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The senior Congress leader also questioned the timing of the raid, saying what was the hurry to conduct the raid now. The party has apprehensions over Patel's election prospects if more MLAs defect as he needs the support of at least 46 MLAs. Read More »

Lee: Phone call leaks 'unacceptable'; Leaker should be fired

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Anger in the White House about leaks has been growing of late. I've never seen anythink like this. The president's daughter Ivanka Trump married Jared Kushner there during a lavish ceremony in 2009. FOLKENFLIK: Well, look, you know, there was this moment where Anthony Scaramucci, who was for about a minute and a half the communications director for the White House. Read More »

Putin goes spearfishing - and soon you'll see the film

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Action camera footage showed Putin moving under water in a swimsuit and shooting a pike. According to Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov, Putin went on a trip to hard-to-reach areas of the taiga. Russian President Vladimir Putin emerges from a dive in southern Siberia. In 2008, he shot a Siberian tiger with a tranquilliser gun, reportedly saving a TV crew from attack. Read More »

'No secrets' in meetings with ex-US adviser Michael Flynn, says Kislyak

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Sergei Kislyak said on Russian TV that there were "no secrets" and that United States sanctions on Russia were not mentioned. "However, our media say that European embassies that operate with far less diplomats issue two or three times more visas", Kislyak said, adding that if the United States takes development of relations between Russian and U.S. Read More »

USA special counsel seeks Flynn documents from White House

The request, which was reported in the New York Times , is the first direct request from Mr Mueller's team for White House material. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Mueller, who was appointed as special counsel in May, was using a grand jury in Washington. Read More »