• Will reveal everything about demonetisation 'scam': Rahul Gandhi
Will reveal everything about demonetisation 'scam': Rahul Gandhi

The Union Textile Minister added that Parliament is a platform for discussion and deliberation, so Rahul is welcome to speak but the opposition should allow the house to run. The Minister claiming that a debate under a rule that entails voting and one that does not is not substantively different, said, "Once again I appeal, rather than raising boge...

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  • About 20 people wounded after explosions near Istanbul soccer stadium
About 20 people wounded after explosions near Istanbul soccer stadium

In a series of tweets, people are being warned to avoid the area. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Kurdish militants have twice struck in Ankara, while suspected Islamic State group suicide bombers have hit Istanbul on three occasions.

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  • PM Modi leaves for Chennai to pay tributes to Jayalalithaa
PM Modi leaves for Chennai to pay tributes to Jayalalithaa

Some cadres also visited " Veda Nilayam ", the residence at Jayalalithaa at Poes Garden. Just when her health began to improve, she suffered a cardiac arrest last Sunday. Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, who is in New Delhi, has condoled the death and will be visiting Chennai to pay his last respects, party sources said.

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  • Stein Campaign Shifts Pennsylvania Recount Effort From State to Federal Court
Stein Campaign Shifts Pennsylvania Recount Effort From State to Federal Court

District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith issued a written order early on Monday on the MI recount after a Sunday night hearing in Federal Court in the Eastern District of Michigan's Southern Division. Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein raised enough money to demand recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. She questioned, "How...

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  • 'Kabali' top trending movie trailer on YouTube in 2016
'Kabali' top trending movie trailer on YouTube in 2016

Not only was the song featured but the YouTube Rewind for that year also showcased the dance moves. There are also references to Kanye West's controversial " Famous " music video, and, in a nod to its massive influence on social media this year, plenty of time devoted to James Corden and Carpool Karaoke .

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  • Germany Seeks Cooperation From Russia Ahead Of OSCE Meeting
Germany Seeks Cooperation From Russia Ahead Of OSCE Meeting

Lavrov then reiterated that Western military policies in the Middle East and North Africa had also caused destabilization and conflict in those regions, triggering the unprecedented influx of refugee into the European continent. "We have over 10,000 people in the OSCE countries that have gone to Iraq and Syria to support Islamic State terrorism", K...

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  • Paris bans half of cars to tackle new peak of pollution
Paris bans half of cars to tackle new peak of pollution

The vehicle rule has only been introduced four times in the last two decades and never for two consecutive days or longer, according to the Guardian . With its famous Eiffel Tower shrouded in a greyish haze and some Asian tourists donning face masks, the city also made all public transport, residential parking and the Velib' bicycle and Autolib'...

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  • IRS to delay some tax refunds until February 15
IRS to delay some tax refunds until February 15

The Americans who will be affected by the delay, the amount of which number in the millions, are those who will claim the Additional Child Tax Credit or Earned Income Tax Credit . The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that a new law requires the IRS to hold refunds until mid-February in 2017. The IRS said it expects that more tha...

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  • Trump vows US military will avoid overseas conflicts, defeat ISIS
Trump vows US military will avoid overseas conflicts, defeat ISIS

Trump introduced the general by his nickname, "Mad Dog," when he called him to the stage. The law requires former military officers to have been retired for at least seven years to assume the post; Mr Mattis retired in 2013. He also reiterated his pledge to suspend immigration from countries with risky ideologies, though not specifying which ...

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  • New Zealand Prime Minister John Key resigns after 8 years
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key resigns after 8 years

This week I announced my resignation as Prime Minister and Leader of the National Party. Key had been a popular leader for eight years and was widely expected to contest a fourth straight election next year before he stunned the nation on Monday by announcing his resignation.

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  • Smith, Williamson open to worldwide cricket league
Smith, Williamson open to worldwide cricket league

It was his seventh ODI century of the year and fourth in six matches after he blasted 119 in Canberra . While the highlight was Warner's 156, which was nine more than New Zealand's total of 147, Australia's fielding was also sharp. Eleven balls later Starc bowled newcomer Nicholls with a wicked late-swinging yorker for three to reduce the Bl...

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  • Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn is hospitalized in Ohio
Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn is hospitalized in Ohio

Glenn, 95, is at the James Cancer Hospital at Ohio State University but does not necessarily have cancer, said Hank Wilson , spokesman at the university's John Glenn College of Public Affairs, which Glenn helped found. Glenn later became friends with John F. Kennedy and began a political career. Glenn was part of the first group of astrona...

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  • Obama will meet with special ops forces, talk strategy
Obama will meet with special ops forces, talk strategy

Madonna will be honoured by Billboard on Friday as its Woman of the Year at the magazine's annual Women in Music celebration in NY, which will be broadcast three days later on cable network Lifetime. Since his election, Trump seems to be to modifying his views on waterboarding - a change that may reflect the influence of his nominee to head the Pen...

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  • Trump takes fresh swipe at China
Trump takes fresh swipe at China

White House spokesman Josh Earnest restated "our country's continued commitment to a one-China policy". That's because no U.S. Commander in Chief has spoken directly to a Taiwanese leader since America established diplomatic ties with Beijing in 1979.

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  • Mistrial declared in black motorist's shooting by officer
Mistrial declared in black motorist's shooting by officer

The mistrial in the Michael Slager murder trial should not be viewed as justice denied, but as an example of how the justice system must sometimes assiduously work. He also faces federal charges of depriving Scott of his civil rights. Walter's Brother, Anthony Scott, called for peaceful protests and commended the city for the support his family...

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  • Syrian rebels pull back further as military gains in Aleppo
Syrian rebels pull back further as military gains in Aleppo

President Bashar al-Assad's government has been urging civilians to leave east Aleppo for months and accused rebels of holding residents hostage for use as "human shields". Discussions about the future of Syria have been going on for months, but multiple draft resolutions put forward by the U.N. Security Council attempting to address the humanitari...

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  • Authorities: 2 south Georgia officers shot; shooter at large
Authorities: 2 south Georgia officers shot; shooter at large

Authorities have identified an officer who was shot and killed in south Georgia and another who was critically injured while responding to a domestic violence call. The final message on Lembrick's page read: "Love yall". Phyllis Banks, a spokeswoman for the Albany department and officials with the GBI confirmed that the Americus Police Department...

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  • How one Charleston church shooting survivor remembers the attack
How one Charleston church shooting survivor remembers the attack

The 33 federal counts against him include hate crimes resulting in death and obstruction of exercise of religion resulting in death. Survivor Felicia Sanders and her granddaughter were not hit but played dead "on the blood-soaked floor", Richardson said, according to WCIV .

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  • Mamata cries army coup, spends night at secretariat
Mamata cries army coup, spends night at secretariat

However, the Army letters show that it was in communication with the West Bengal police on the annual exercise to "gather statistical data about load carriers that could be made available to the army in case of a contingency". Mamata had earlier cried foul over the army deployment at two toll plazas in West Bengal and alleged that this was done wit...

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  • Syrian government forces, rebels fight in southeast Aleppo
Syrian government forces, rebels fight in southeast Aleppo

Suitcases and plastic bags were strewn among the bodies, which the White Helmet workers carefully transferred into orange body bags. He added that reprisals were taking place in areas of eastern Aleppo taken from rebels. It accused government forces of being behind the attack. Despite the recent military success, the head of the German Parliament...

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