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US elections 2016: Trump, Clinton score major victories

Washington: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton registered convincing victories on Tuesday inching one step close towards a monumental duel for the White House in November. Trump displayed his political strength with a clean...


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Salah Abdeslam, Alleged Paris Attacks Plotter, Is Handed to France

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has been turned over to French authorities, Belgian officials said Wednesday. Abdeslam was in Belgian custody anticipating extradition over the coordinated terror attacks...


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US challenged India, 12 others on navigation rights: Report

According to an annual Pentagon report, the US military carried out "freedom of navigation" operations against 13 countries last year, including India and China.


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Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim suffering from gangrene, might lose legs: Report

According to a report by News 18, Dawood Ibrahim is suffering from an advanced phase of gangrene and is unlikely to be fully treated. Docs attending the underworld don believe that the reason behind gangrene is the...


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Ohio eight 'execution' murders: Mom shot in head with four-day-old infant in

Investigators found three marijuana "grow operations" at rural residences where 8 family members were killed in southern Ohio, state Attorney General Mike DeWine said on Sunday.


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Wisconsin Shooting: Lovelorn Band Member Mows Down Prom Kids

An 18-year-old youth opened fire with a high-powered rifle outside of a high school prom in northern Wisconsin, wounding two students before a police officer who was in the parking lot fatally shot him, according to the authorities.


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India cancels visa for China's dissident Uyghur leader Dolkun Isa

After China's strong objection, India has cancelled its visa to rebel Uyghur leader Dolkun Isa, referring to Interpol's red corner notice against him. Isa, a leader of the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) who resides in...


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Md Shafi Armar, chief India recruiter of IS killed in US drone strike

Mohammad Shafi Armar, the head recruiter of Islamic State (IS) in India, died in a US drone strike in Syria, according to a report in Times of India.


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'Well-planned and methodical' execution of Ohio family: Ohio AG

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWin on Sunday said the execution-style murders of eight members of a family in Ohio were "methodical and well-planned." Officials revealed that three marijuana growing operations had...


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Ted Cruz, John Kasich come together to stop Donald Trump

Washington: Two senior Republican leaders - Ted Cruz and John Kasich - have joined hands in a desperate effort to stop Donald Trump from earning the Republican presidential nomination. Within minutes of each other...


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Sanders campaign offers mixed signals on approach to Clinton

Bernie Sanders's top campaign aides are sending radically different signals. As it became clear on Tuesday night that Sanders had lost New York badly, Sanders's campaign manager, Jeff Weaver, told MSNBC that "it's going to...


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Obama lunches with the Queen and dines with Prince William and Harry

London: US President Barack Obama visited the Windsor Castle on Friday to take part in a celebration of Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday. The President was kicking off a day of royal events that included a...


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Oscar Pistorius book claims Olympian beat girlfriend with cricket bat before

Reeva Steenkamp was beaten with a cricket bat by paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius before he fired the fatal shots through a locked lavatory door that killed her, a new book into the forensic evidence of the case claims.


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Queen Elizabeth II, World's oldest monarch, turns 90

Britain's Queen Elizabeth turns 90 on Thursday with beacons and gun salutes hailing the birthday of the world's oldest monarch.


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Harriet Tubman to appear on $20 bill, Alexander Hamilton to remain on $10 bill

Washington: Black abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman will now appear on the front of the $20 bill and the slaveholding former president Andrew Jackson will be relocated to the rear of the bill. The founding father...


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New York primary election 2016 results: Republican, Democratic exit polls come

Donald Trump seems to have registered a massive win in New York Republican Primary 2016. He is likely to win almost all the delegates on offer.


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US Elections 2016: Ben and Jerry deliver ice cream and politics in Washington

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the co-founders of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, on Monday held an event on George Washington University's campus where the duo personally scooped ice cream and talked about campaign finance...


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Ex-NYPD officer Peter Liang avoids jail time for killing unarmed man

New York: In a major relief for former NYPD officer Peter Liang, New York supreme court judge Danny Chun on Tuesday spared him jail term, sentencing Liang to five years of probation and 800 hours of community...


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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton notch big wins in New York

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton registered convincing wins in New York primaries on Tuesday night.


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After impeachment vote, defiant Brazil president says won't quit

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff said on Monday she is incensed over a congressional vote to open impeachment proceedings against her and vowed to fight what she called the injustice. She again categorically ruled...


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Kabul suicide attack: Dozens killed, hundreds injured

Taliban militants attacked a government agency with a suicide bomb and gunfire on Tuesday, killing at least 28 people and wounding more than 320 in one of the most devastating attacks in Kabul in years, according to...


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Trump rally in New York marked by protests and some gaffes

New York: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday expressed confidence that he will win the New York primary and show "Ted Cruz hates New York". Trump said that with a comprehensive win in New York he...


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5 dead as Houston region shut down by 'historic' flood

Houston and a vast region surrounding the city have been crippled by a 'historic' flood resulting in the death of at least 5 people. The area has received five to 17 inches of rain in less than 24 hours, submerging...


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New York Primary 2016: Poll opening, closing times, GOP Republican live

New York: Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has faced some losses in the past few weeks but his journey ahead for Republican nomination seems to be quite easy. The polls conducted in New York and California before...


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Toll to rise further after 272 killed in Ecuador earthquake

Ecuador's president arrived in Quito on Sunday to coordinate rescue and recovery efforts after a deadly 7.8-magnitude earthquake claimed 272 lives in the South American nation and left thousands injured.


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Russian jet intercepts US Air Force plane in unsafe manner

Washington: The Pentagon on Saturday claimed that a Russian Su-27 jet intercepted a US Air Force reconnaissance plane in an unsafe and unprofessional manner, adding that the plane was intercepted while it was flying...


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Saudi Arabia warns of economic fallout if US lawmakers pass 9/11 bill

Saudi Arabia has threatened the US government and members of US Congress that it will sell off hundreds of billions of dollars worth of American assets held by the kingdom if the US Congress passes a bill that...


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Ted Cruz sweeps Wyoming Republican Convention

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz swept the Wyoming Republican Convention on Saturday winning all 14 Republican National Convention delegates up for grabs in the state. "If you don't want to see Donald Trump...


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41 killed as 7.8 quake hits Ecuador

At least 41 people died after a powerful, 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Ecuador's central coast on Saturday. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was the strongest since 1979 to hit the South American nation. It was...


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19 dead as second quake hits Japan, rescuers search for survivors

Rescue crews kept looking for survivors in the rubble after a magnitude-7.0 earthquake jolted Japan's Kyushu Island on late Thursday. It may be recalled that a 6.2 quake had rattled the same region two days earlier...


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