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He, however, told the party workers not to get agitated by the negativity of "vested interest groups". The second leg of Budget session, which resumed on March 5 and concluded on Friday, was a totalwash-out. Concluding his letter, Dr. Singh requests PM Modi to bring in the bill for reservation in promotions, bring in backlog job vacancies and reservations in private sector and to get the court decision on SC/St Act reversed.
  • Kim will never give up his nuclear weapons, say MPs

    Kim will never give up his nuclear weapons, say MPs

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    The defense minister Lord Howe told MPs in January that a missile could be ready in as little as six months, a deadline of late July . The next step is combining it to a nuclear warhead, which would allow a full-blown strike . North Korea tested multiple nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) late past year. By reintroducing China, which is North Korea's only major ally, as a major player, the North also gains leverage against South Korea and the United States , ...
  • S.Africa's Zuma defiant after appearing in court

    S.Africa's Zuma defiant after appearing in court

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    During the 15-minute hearing, Zuma was not asked to plead but High Judge Themba Sishi said he should appear in court on 8 June after his review application has been examined on 15 May. State prosecutor Billy Downer suggested that Zuma's trial start on November 12, though a lawyer for Zuma said the defense would not agree to any trial date for now.
  • Saudi crown prince to visit Spain next week

    Saudi crown prince to visit Spain next week

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    The artillery-firing vehicles launch 155mm shells. The agency said the artillery would help the Saudis modernize their military and improve their ability to cooperate with the US military. "Saudi Arabia will have no difficulty absorbing these vehicles into its armed forces", agency officials said, adding the new influx of USA military hardware "will not alter the basic military balance in the region".
  • Donald Trump Tosses Script at Tax Reform Event to Talk Illegal Immigration

    Donald Trump Tosses Script at Tax Reform Event to Talk Illegal Immigration

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    Greenbrier County Emergency officials have confirmed that the President will be coming to the Mountain State on Thursday. He added that "you're not getting that help right now". "He also voted against medical help and healthcare", Trump said, referring to eliminating the Obamacare individual mandate that was repealed past year in tax-reform legislation.
  • Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye jailed 24 years for corruption

    Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye jailed 24 years for corruption

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    The charges included a 43.4 billion won (AU$53.12 million) bribe from Samsung, whose de facto leader Lee Jae-yong was jailed for promising the amount to Choi as kickbacks in return for business favours. Park was the first democratically-elected president of South Korea to be removed from office outside the electoral process and has been in detention since 2017 after her arrest.
  • 'Fox & Friends' Fire At Jimmy Kimmel For Mocking Melania Trump's Accent

    'Fox & Friends' Fire At Jimmy Kimmel For Mocking Melania Trump's Accent

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    The Fox & Friends hosts were not at all impressed by Jimmy Kimmel's ripping impression of Melania Trump , which included the late-night show host mocking her Slovenia accent. Duffy honed in on Melania Trump's assets, pointing out how she can speak several languages. She is the first immigrant First Lady since the early 1800s", Campos-Duffy said , adding that liberals "only like a certain type of immigrant: "the ones they can use to advance their ideological agenda, the ones they can ...
  • Seven Bids for 2026 Winter Olympics

    Seven Bids for 2026 Winter Olympics

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    IOC has announced that seven National Olympic Committees have expressed official interest in hosting the Olympic Winter Games 2026 - with many others, including the US Olympic Committee, already considering 2030 and beyond. Dubi said there is also a built-in advantage for areas that are already global sports destinations. He lauded Calgary's "expertise", "incredible assets" and explained that careful budgeting "to the last detail" will help control the risk of cost overruns.
  • White House Admits Shulkin Didn't Resign

    White House Admits Shulkin Didn't Resign

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    Which of those two things actually happened could have sweeping implications that could throw an agency beset with challenges even further into turmoil. "Shortly" before Trump's tweet came out, he said , he received a call from White House Chief of Staff John Kelly letting him know. Shulkin has repeatedly said that he did not resign his job, and never wrote a resignation letter.
  • Donald Trump continues his attacks on retail giant Amazon

    Donald Trump continues his attacks on retail giant Amazon

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    Over the past week, Bezos could be wishing that had actually happened-because tweets by President Trump bashing Amazon appear to be costing Bezos billions of dollars. Bezos, whom Forbes magazine ranks as the world's richest man with an estimated net worth of $115.6 billion, owns 78.89 million Amazon shares, worth about $110 billion at Tuesday's market close.
  • Hunterdon County YMCA recognizing Child Abuse Prevention Month in April

    Hunterdon County YMCA recognizing Child Abuse Prevention Month in April

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    Reports of child abuse and neglect have risen in Wichita Falls this year. The theme for Child Abuse Prevention Month this year is "Plant smiles, grow giggles, and harvest love", according to Carly Wheat, center director. Locally, the Children's Advocacy Center of Lowndes County provides services to children who have been in abusive environments. The Prevent Child Abuse Council of Delaware County over the past few years has chosen to celebrate this promotion of awareness through ...
  • Trump wants arbitration, not jury, in Stormy Daniels case

    Trump wants arbitration, not jury, in Stormy Daniels case

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    So yeah, she had mentioned it actually. Unlike previous allegations of sexual misconduct or affairs, Trump has not publicly spoken out about the Daniels rumors, leaving his White House team to do the talking. During a Monday appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show , Rogen claimed that Daniels bragged about "sleeping" with the former Celebrity Apprentice host while working with the actor in the mid-aughts.
  • Gary Neville makes huge claim about Antonio Conte being sacked

    Gary Neville makes huge claim about Antonio Conte being sacked

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    With Chelsea effectively now out of the running for a Champions League place and only realistically capable of winning the FA Cup , Conte's position looks more vulnerable than it ever has. Costa knew he was exiting the club, having pushed to do so in the two transfer windows prior, but he reacted angrily while away with Spain on worldwide duty.
  • Malala Yousafzai Visits Hometown In Pakistan

    Malala Yousafzai Visits Hometown In Pakistan

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    She will return to Pakistan when she finishes United Kingdom race: "My plan is to go back to Pakistan as soon as I finish school, because it is my country and I have same rights in it as any Pakistani". But, we are scared that her visit will bring this area in the limelight of the media and global attention. Malala ended her whirlwind visit with a trip to an an all-boys cadet college before immediately returning to the Islamabad.
  • Erdogan accuses Israel of 'inhumane attack' in Gaza

    Erdogan accuses Israel of 'inhumane attack' in Gaza

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    Referring to April Fool's Day, he added: "Apparently this is how they mark April 1 in Ankara". Speaking during a press conference in Paris alongside French President Emmanuel Macron, Netanyahu said, "I am not used to receiving lectures about morality from a leader who bombs Kurdish villages in his native Turkey, who jails journalists, who helps Iran go around global sanctions, and who helps terrorists, including in Gaza, who kill innocent people".
  • Western diplomats expelled from Russia in tit-for-tat retaliation

    Western diplomats expelled from Russia in tit-for-tat retaliation

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    Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Ireland was showing solidarity with the United Kingdom in the wake of the Salisbury chemical attack on former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Ambassadors of other Western nations were summoned to Moscow . Twenty-seven countries, mostly European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members, have said they will send home at least 152 Russian diplomats since Monday.
  • Six Turkish troops killed by Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) militants

    Six Turkish troops killed by Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) militants

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    US officials have said in recent months that Washington planned to keep an open-ended presence in northern Syria, to support stability in the SDF-controlled region, prevent any Islamic State resurgence and counter Iranian influence. She told the journalist the Turkish operation has never affected the village and only the hilltops behind it, adding that Turkish soldiers have already assured villagers that they will not be harmed and they are only here for observation purposes.
  • Advocacy group criticizes GOP's extreme lengths to avoid special elections

    Advocacy group criticizes GOP's extreme lengths to avoid special elections

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    State law requires Walker to order special elections to fill vacancies that occur before May of an election year. Walker initially refused to accept the court order but lost an appeal Wednesday. On Tuesday another Dane County judge, Richard Niess, denied Walker's request for a stay in Reynolds' order. Walker made the announcement at 8:40 a.m.
  • Mega Millions jackpot tops $500 million for only fourth time

    Mega Millions jackpot tops $500 million for only fourth time

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    A lucky victor has a $521 million Mega Millions ticket. "Hearty congratulations to New Jersey for their big Mega Millions win (Friday night)", said Gordon Medenica, the head of Mega Millions and the Maryland state lottery . Mega Millions is played in 44 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. No one has matched all six numbers in the nation's 10th largest lottery jackpot since January .