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He said: "Why are Congress leaders lending their voice to those who want Azadi in Kashmir? This is an insult to our fearless soldiers", PM Modi is quoted to have said. But he didn't spell out the party's stand, saying a panel led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that was looking into all issues in context of Kashmir.
  • George HW Bush Apologizes After Actress Claims He Sexually Assaulted Her

    George HW Bush Apologizes After Actress Claims He Sexually Assaulted Her

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    Like Lind, Grolnick alleged that Bush cracked a dirty joke just as he groped her from behind. Lind later said her run-in with Bush makes her believe that he's treated "countless other women" this way. Now that the #metoo movement has brought this all to light, I think I should have been a little more alarmed to be touched so inappropriately by a man who was once the leader of the free world.
  • Iran Leader Warns Iraq about Trusting US

    Iran Leader Warns Iraq about Trusting US

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    Iraq's prime minister has rejected an offer from the Kurdistan Region to "freeze" the result of last month's independence referendum and hold talks. Washington is concerned Iran will use its expanded presence in Iraq and in Syria to expand its influence in the region. Sporadic clashes have erupted over the past two weeks as Iraqi government forces moved to retake territory that was under federal control before IS blitzed across the country in 2014.
  • National Park Service considering charging $70 entrance fees at some parks

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    But the announcement has been met with worries that higher prices will push the parks out of reach for many Americans. It comes not long after numerous parks that charge entrance fees raised them. "When you think about the Grand Canyon , Yellowstone , Glacier-a huge amount of the cost is just getting there", he says. "This decision will price Montana families out of our public lands, and hurt local economies, which thrive thanks to our National Parks".
  • Saudi Arabia Just Made a Robot a Citizen

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    The robot , named Sophia , was confirmed as a Saudi citizen during a business event in Riyadh, according to an official Saudi press release. "I am very honored and proud for this unique distinction". It also said, "I want to live and work with humans . Thank you for having me here at the Future Investment Initiative". Sophia , created by founder of Hanson Robotics Dr.
  • Senate kills finance-firm class action rule

    Senate kills finance-firm class action rule

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    Additionally, Democrats argued the rule was in part about consumer freedom, giving them the option of going to court instead of being forced into arbitration. Separately, 89% of consumers said they wanted the right to participate in class-action suits against their banks, when the Philadelphia-based nonprofit Pew Charitable Trusts surveyed about 1,000 consumers in 2016.
  • Kid Rock reveals Senate race hoax, 'most creative thing I've ever done'

    Kid Rock reveals Senate race hoax, 'most creative thing I've ever done'

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    Rock, born Robert James Ritchie, has a new album, " Sweet Southern Sugar ", coming out next month. I'm going on tour too. "F**k no, I'm not running for Senate. Senate in MI. The stunt worked. His "bid for U.S. Senate" was covered by the press around the U.S. "I told Eminem's manager the other night - I saw him at the Pistons game when he got cheered and I got booed, according to The New York Times - I said, let's not let this divide us", said the 46-year-old musician.
  • SC wants govt framework on playing of national anthem in cinema halls

    SC wants govt framework on playing of national anthem in cinema halls

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    In fact, it passed the buck to the government asking it to bring about a legislation and amend the Flag Code if it wanted citizens to stand up for national anthems in movie halls. However, Venugopal said the government would take a call. Putting the final nail on the coffin, Justice Chandrachud said, "The point is that values are inculcated - not mandated".
  • Élysée puddle: Macron's dog Nemo filmed urinating in president's office

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    Brune Poirson, 35, Benjamin Griveaux, 39, and Julien Denormandie, 37, the junior ministers for ecology, the economy and local government, were discussing "the revitalisation of town centres" when Nemo struck. "You've triggered in my dog a behaviour that is completely unusual", said with a laugh Emmanuel Macron . He was adopted by the French President and his wife, Brigitte in August this year.
  • Melania Trump has smaller first lady staff than Michelle Obama

    Melania Trump has smaller first lady staff than Michelle Obama

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    But she added that he "exceeded my expectations". While many designers have refused to dress Melania , the designer has explained why he chose to design the gown for her. She wanted someone that not only could design but someone who could create her vision - a "modern, sleek, light, unique, and unexpected look". The dress was designed by French-born designer Hervé Pierre , 51, in collaboration with Trump herself , who thanked him for his efforts.
  • Former President Obama calls for political unity

    Former President Obama calls for political unity

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    He told rallies in New Jersey and Virginia that voters could send a powerful message about the type of politics they want by backing Democrats in 7 November elections in the two states. In the political battleground of Virginia, polls show a close contest between Democrat Ralph Northam, the state's lieutenant governor, and Republican Ed Gillespie, a former Republican National Committee chairman who has been endorsed by Mr Trump.
  • Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakore to join Congress

    Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakore to join Congress

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    He also said that he has to defeat BJP in Gujarat and will campaign against them. With OBCs forming the largest, 40%, vote chunk in Gujarat, the news could not have come at a better time for the Grand Old Party, which would look to wrest the western state from the BJP in the upcoming elections.
  • Missing Pakistani journalist on trail of 'Indian spy' found after 2 years

    Missing Pakistani journalist on trail of 'Indian spy' found after 2 years

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    While investigating the case of an engineer of Indian origin who was jailed in Peshawar on espionage charges, A Pakistani journalist named Zeenat Shahzadi was kidnapped two years ago. Shahzadi was "forcibly disappeared" while she was working on the Indian citizen's case, according to PTI. It must be noted that Zeenat, 25, had raised her voice against the cases of missing persons in Pakistan.
  • Spanish government meets to impose direct rule in rebel Catalonia

    Spanish government meets to impose direct rule in rebel Catalonia

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    Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont called for a meeting of the autonomous community's parliament to discuss measures that could be taken in response to the Spanish government's decision to invoke Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution. Barcelona's Mayor Ada Colau, who opposes the independence drive, tweeted: "Rajoy has suspended the self-government of Catalonia for which so many people fought".
  • Another warm winter forecast for swath of US

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    The Climate Prediction Center has come out with an early look at the Winter Forecast for 2017-2018. "Typical La Nina patterns during winter include above-average precipitation and colder than average temperatures along the northern tier of the USA and below-normal precipitation and drier conditions across the South".
  • A Gold Star widow says Trump understood her loss

    A Gold Star widow says Trump understood her loss

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    On the same day as Trump made the claims of having called almost all the families of military dead, the White House asked the Pentagon for updated information about contact information for surviving family members . At the White House, a visibly angry Trump told reporters that "I didn't say what that congresswoman said, didn't say it at all, she knows it". That included Chris Baldridge, whose son, Army Sgt.
  • German police rule out terrorism in Munich knife attack

    German police rule out terrorism in Munich knife attack

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    About three hours after the stabbings, police arrested a man matching that description who had initially tried to evade officers. The authorities previously said they had deployed "all available police forces" to search for the attacker. He said police have "no serious doubts" that the suspect was the assailant, and that there was no longer any danger to the public. "We have arrested a suspected person".
  • Man dies from rock thrown through car's windshield

    Man dies from rock thrown through car's windshield

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    Kenneth Andrew White a 32 year old Mount Morris , Michigan man has died after a rock thrown from an overpass smashed through a auto windshield, Wednesday night killing him. The Sheriff's office believes the rocks found at the scene may have been taken from elsewhere and thrown from the Dodge Road overpass. " You're playing Russian Roulette with people's lives ", he said.
  • Across from White House, Muslims and allies protest travel ban

    Across from White House, Muslims and allies protest travel ban

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    Watson issued a nationwide order blocking enforcement of travel restrictions on nationals of six Muslim-majority nations covered by the president's September 24 directive: Chad, Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia. Yesterday, federal courts in Maryland and Hawaii rejected the latest iteration of the ban the president promised as a candidate and has been trying to put in place ever since.