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The proportion of Muslims among the total population of Britain could rise from 9.7 to 17.2 percent, it said. Under the "medium" scenario, Britain - the top destination for non-refugee Muslims migration - would pass out France while under the "high" scenario the mantle would pass to Germany, which has received over 1.5 million refugees in the past two years.
  • Scattered rain showers slide in for the afternoon and early evening

    Scattered rain showers slide in for the afternoon and early evening

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    Although the winds will be lighter, even lighter winds will take low 40s and make them feel like the upper 30s, so dress for the 30s today . We'll be warmer by the weekend as temperatures climb into the mid 50s with more sunshine. Outside of a slight chance for rain and a couple snow showers Monday night and then another slight chance for rain on Wednesday , the forecast remains dry as well.
  • Aadhaar to be big weapon against benami properties: PM Modi

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    On GST, Modi said it fixed the weaknesses within the system and ushered in an era of transparency. "Through these reforms, the government is helping secure rights and subsidies to the poor", he added. The Prime Minister said that "irreversible changes" have been brought through Aadhaar number. "People had to struggle and fight against this system", Modi said adding that the government is committed to remove this struggle be it to buy a bus ticket, get a passport, get electricity etc.
  • War criminal 'takes poison' in court

    War criminal 'takes poison' in court

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    Prosecutor Marilyn Fikenscher said in a telephone interview Thursday that, "there was a preliminary test of the substance in the container and all I can say for now is that there was a chemical substance in that container that can cause death".
  • Campus Q&A: What the tax reform would mean for graduate students

    Campus Q&A: What the tax reform would mean for graduate students

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    If Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have their way, however, graduate students like Ullah will have to pay taxes on the value of their tuition waivers. While I agree that there should be some modest tax relief for small and medium sized businesses, your legislation is a giveaway to the largest corporations and wealthiest people in America that are already sitting on a pile of money.
  • Identity of Teen Killed in Tuesday Morning Accident Released

    Identity of Teen Killed in Tuesday Morning Accident Released

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    The deceased is 15-year-old Wesley Alfred Oliver of Lenoir, who was a tenth-grade student at Hibriten High School. Brian Oliver was injured but walked from the pickup to an ambulance. Officials said a full team of crisis counselors, along with clergy members, are at the school to support students. Hibriten has always had a reputation for being a tight knit family.
  • Four persons injured during clashes near gunfight site in Pakherpora

    Four persons injured during clashes near gunfight site in Pakherpora

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    In another encounter at Bomai in Sopore area of Baramulla district, security forces shot dead a militant, a police official said. He said the operation was still underway when reports last came in. "Three militants were killed today in a gunfight at Fultipora-Pakharpora", Indian army spokesman Col. Rajesh Kalia told Xinhua. Meanwhile, the authorities suspended the internet services in the district to prevent the spread of rumours, he said.
  • Kopardi rape case: Three convicted sentenced to death

    Kopardi rape case: Three convicted sentenced to death

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    She listed the prime charges under POCSO and IPC for which Shinde, Bhawal and Bhailume were found guilty on November 18 - conspiracy, rape and murder, as listed against them by the prosecution. He said this judgement would serve as a lesson to criminals and instill faith in law and order and judiciary. On the day of the incident, all the accused were moving on their motorcycles and keeping a watch on the girl's movements, Nikam had said.