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Presidential Elections 2017: Voting ends; all eyes on counting day July 20

Presidential Elections 2017: Voting ends; all eyes on counting day July 20

Jailed MLAs Chhagan Bhujbal and Ramesh Kadam will be brought to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from prison for voting. The BJP is confident that a majority of the independent MLAs will support its candidate, Ram Nath Kovind . Nominated members of the Rajya Sabha are not permitted to vote. The MPs from the state are expected to vote in Delhi, the official said. The meetings have been convened to educate MLAs on casting their votes in the elections. Read More

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Police release sketch of Delphi suspect

Police release sketch of Delphi suspect

Abby Williams, 13, and Libby German, 14, were reported missing on February 13 after being dropped off along the Monon High Bridge Trail near Delphi to go hiking, but did not return when a family member went to pick them up. No arrests have been made in the slayings and authorities have not disclosed how the girls were killed. They also released audio of a male saying 'down the hill'. Read More

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Lea Michele marks 4th anniversary of Cory Monteith's death

Lea Michele marks 4th anniversary of Cory Monteith's death

A black-and-white Polaroid photo of the couple was attached to the tweet . A little earlier this year, Michele told Women's Health that she now has three tatts honouring the Canadian . Aside from the "Finn" tattoo , Lea also has a "5" under her arm in honor of the Glee star's football number he wore on the show. As fans responded to her post with warm wishes and condolences, one wrote: "Even though I didn't know him, he will always have a special place in my heart". Read More

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Giant sinkhole swallows Southwest Florida homes

Giant sinkhole swallows Southwest Florida homes

The boat fell in. Authorities went door-to-door to evacuate an estimated 8-10 homes as the sinkhole, which is filled with water, continued to spread. Guthrie said that the question of safety was under control and, although it had been a frightening experience for residents, it was now a question of trying to conserve property. Read More

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In Turkey, spoke sharply about European Union membership

In Turkey, spoke sharply about European Union membership

Eser was detained earlier this month along with seven other rights activists and two foreign trainers. Between 153 to 170 journalists are now in Turkish prisons, according to various global and local watchdogs. Anti-terror police seized Avci at his Istanbul home and also seized another man identified as a fugitive sought for being a user of ByLock, an encrypted messaging app Ankara says was used by Gulen's followers, the agency added. Read More

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Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize laureate imprisoned in China, dies aged 61

Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize laureate imprisoned in China, dies aged 61

Many held signs with the image of the man they say symbolised courage in the face of adversity, while protesting the Chinese government's actions in detaining Liu Xiaobo up until his death in hospital from liver cancer. China punished Norway by suspending political and economic ties - including salmon imports from Norway - until previous year, when Oslo promised to respect "China's core interests and major concerns". Read More

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USA doctor: Treatment 'worth trying' in United Kingdom sick baby case

USA doctor: Treatment 'worth trying' in United Kingdom sick baby case

People gather in support of continued medical treatment for critically-ill 11-month old Charlie Gard due to be taken off life support, in London on Thursday. "We are continuing to spend every moment, working round the clock to save our dear baby Charlie", they said. And on Sunday, his parents handed in a 350,000-signature petition calling for their son to travel to the USA for treatment. Read More

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Afghan robotics team allowed to travel to USA after Trump intervenes

Afghan robotics team allowed to travel to USA after Trump intervenes

The teenagers were denied access to the USA under the president's executive order on travel after making multiple trips to their country's capital depsite the dangers of the war-torn region. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a press briefing Thursday that she could not comment on why the visa applications were denied, adding that that is confidential information under U.S. Read More

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South Korea says unclear if FTA is cause of trade imbalance

South Korea says unclear if FTA is cause of trade imbalance

As explained during a summit between President Moon Jae-in and President Donald Trump in June, the two sides "need to closely analyze and evaluate the effects of the (existing) South Korea-U.S. Mr Trump in an interview in April was more blunt, calling it a "horrible deal" and a "one-way street". "A key focus of the Trump Administration is on reducing our trade deficits with trading partners around the world, and we have real concerns about our significant trade imbalance with Korea", he ... Read More

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Military Plane Crash Investigation Continues

Military Plane Crash Investigation Continues

Six of the Marines and the sailor were members of the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion under the Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command (MARSOC), 2nd Lt. Dan Baldassarem, Owen Lennon and Julian Kevianne were among the 16 people killed in Monday's crash. It can be configured to refuel aircraft in midair in addition to being a general objective cargo and personnel transport. Read More

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Joe Scarborough Announces He Is Leaving Republican Party

Joe Scarborough Announces He Is Leaving Republican Party

In retaliation for the President's comments , the " Morning Joe " co-hosts published they called the president's allegations false and offensive and said that they "have noticed a change in his behavior over the past few years". '...to Mar-a-Lago 3 nights in a row around New Year's Eve, and insisted on joining me. When Colbert asked the former congressman what he made of the Republican Party's seemingly unwavering support for the current President, Scarborough did not mince words. Read More

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Trump's official London trip pushed back until 2018

Trump's official London trip pushed back until 2018

While at the G20 summit in Germany on Saturday, Trump confirmed that he would be coming to London after saying that he and Prime Minister Theresa May had developed a "special relationship". Confirmation of Mr Trump's visit had been expected in last month's Queen's Speech, in which the Queen set out her official plans for the year. President Trump won't be calling on London for the time being. Read More

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Amid Sikkim stand-off, Rahul Gandhi met Chinese envoy

Amid Sikkim stand-off, Rahul Gandhi met Chinese envoy

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is reported to have secretly met envoys of China and Bhutan at the height of the ongoing Sino-Indian border tension in Doklam , a move that th3e Congress party has failed to explain. "Various ambassadors and envoys keep meeting Congress president and vice-president from time to time on the basis of courtesy". "And for the record I am not the guy sitting on the swing while a thousand Chinese troops had physically entered India", Gandhi said. Read More

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Senior police official killed in Pakistan blast

Senior police official killed in Pakistan blast

A senior police officer was martyred and 11 others -including policemen sustained injuries in terrorist attack at Boghra Road in Chaman, Balochistan . Earlier, the deceased DPO was shifted to hospital after getting severely injured in the blast but he succumbed to his injuries. The Federal Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan also strongly condemned the Chaman blast, and sought the report of the incident. Read More

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9 people shot, including 3 children, at gender reveal party

9 people shot, including 3 children, at gender reveal party

The Colerain Township police chief said at a news conference Sunday afternoon that two men opened fire Saturday night with handguns in the living room of the home. Police do not have a clear motive for the shooting. The shooter or shooters ran away and haven't been caught. A neighbor said she heard what sounded like firecrackers and thought nothing of it because a nearby bar was planning to have a fireworks display that night. Read More

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England on top on day two

England on top on day two

Lallana is now due to report back to Liverpool for preseason training after being given a few extra weeks of holiday due to his involvement in England's recent (football) worldwide matches against France and Scotland. Little went right for the tourists, in fact, until Rabada bowled Moeen through the gate driving and then won the fifth lbw verdict of the innings with one that kept low to pin Mark Wood on the back foot two balls later. Read More

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4 children and father stabbed to death in Georgia; mother charged

4 children and father stabbed to death in Georgia; mother charged

Martinez was detained after the bodies were found inside the home in Loganville, about 30 miles east of Atlanta, Gwinnett County Police Corporal Michele Pihera told reporters at the scene on Thursday morning. When hearing her counts, Martinez shook her head and continued to smile at the camera. According to a GoFundMe page set up to help pay for funerals and medical costs, Diana has gone through surgery and will likely remain in the hospital for a few weeks before starting physical therapy. Read More

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Islamic State militants pledge to 'fight to the death' in Mosul

Islamic State militants pledge to 'fight to the death' in Mosul

The defeat would be the biggest yet for the Islamic State group three years since it seized Mosul in a lightning offensive, swept across much of the country's Sunni Arab heartland and proclaimed a "caliphate" straddling Iraq and Syria. Joint Command had announced that Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who is also the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, will be the one to declare final victory. Read More

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Officials investigating use of cellphone, drone after SC inmate's prison break

Officials investigating use of cellphone, drone after SC inmate's prison break

He then escaped by using wire cutters to cut through the wire fences at Lieber Correctional Institution , Stirling explained. Authorities were offering a reward for information leading to Causey's capture. It was the second time in 12 years that he escaped. They were arrested three days later after a woman delivering pizza to a motel called police. Causey used the wire cutter to open holes in four fences to escape. Read More

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