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Prime Minister Modi in a rally on Monday had said, "Tomorrow for the first time in the history of the country a sea-plane will land on the Sabarmati River". The Gujarat contest is being seen as a prestige battle for Modi in his home state, where a reinvigorated Congress has sewed up a broad social coalition with prominent Patidar, OBC, and Dalit leaders in its bid to unseat the BJP in power for over two decades.
  • First lady hopes giving spirit continues through holidays

    First lady hopes giving spirit continues through holidays

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    U.S. President Donald J. Trump and the first lady Melania Trump are welcomed by Hamburg's Mayor Olaf Scholz as they arrive at Hamburg Airport for the Hamburg G20 economic summit on July 6, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. The rest of the presidential family is in the holiday spirit, too, as Ivanka Trump took to Instagram to wish everyone a happy Hannukkah from her husband, Jared Kushner, and their three kids.
  • 2 charged in 2015 slaying of rapper Lionel Pickens

    2 charged in 2015 slaying of rapper Lionel Pickens

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    The Coke Boys member and French Montana associate, born Lionel Pickens, was shot after leaving a club appearance on May 17th, 2015. Brown said that, according to the charges, in the early morning hours of May 17, 2015, Hill and Homere followed Pickens, 31, from a nightclub performance in Brooklyn into Queens before firing a weapon at Pickens' Porsche in the vicinity of Main Street and Queens Boulevard.
  • Trump Speaks On Tax Overhaul

    Trump Speaks On Tax Overhaul

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    Amazingly, Trump won the state by 28 points in the 2016 presidential election, but - with allegations of child molestation and other problematic characteristics - the ultra-conservative Moore was unable to even break the 50 percent mark, much less pull-out a win.
  • USA jets fire flares to warn Russian jets in Syria

    USA jets fire flares to warn Russian jets in Syria

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    The Russian Air Force has been supporting the Syrian government since sending dozens of fighter and attack aircraft to an airbase near the Mediterranean Sea in September 2015. Pickart said Russian jets fly into USA airspace in the de-confliction area 6 to 8 times per day. While the US and Russian Federation have expressed a shared interest in driving ISIS fighters out of Syria , the two powers are on opposite sides of Syria's civil war, with Moscow throwing its support behind Syrian ...
  • Oireachtas Committee Supports Abortion Up To 12 Weeks Without Restriction

    Oireachtas Committee Supports Abortion Up To 12 Weeks Without Restriction

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    This morning, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he wanted a referendum next May, meaning that a referendum bill would need to pass in the Dáil in January, after its members return from holidays on January 16th. We warmly welcome the committee's recognition that women's healthcare does not belong in the Constitution and their clear recommendation for repeal of the Eighth Amendment.
  • Israel Closes Gaza Border

    Israel Closes Gaza Border

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    In Istanbul on Wednesday, a summit of more than 50 Muslim countries condemned Trump's move and urged the world to respond by recognising East Jerusalem, captured by Israel along with the West Bank in a 1967 war, as the capital of Palestine.
  • Putin to USA lawmakers: 'Are you normal?'

    Putin to USA lawmakers: 'Are you normal?'

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    The Kremlin said in a statement that Trump and Putin discussed bilateral relations and the situation in the Korean Peninsula. During his remarks in Moscow, Putin accused those investigating potential collusion between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 presidential campaign of damaging the US political situation, "incapacitating the president and showing a lack of respect to voters who cast their ballots for him".
  • Parents Worry Congress Won't Fund The Children's Health Insurance Program

    Parents Worry Congress Won't Fund The Children's Health Insurance Program

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    Lawmakers have yet to renew federal funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program , which insures almost nine million children in low-income families. Hatch should not have come under fire for comments he made about CHIP during a tax debate in early December. MSNBC host and former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough conflated Hatch's description of those who "won't lift a finger" and rely on welfare with his comments about CHIP beneficiaries on Twitter.
  • White House Walks Back Calls for N. Korea Talks by Tillerson

    White House Walks Back Calls for N. Korea Talks by Tillerson

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    We are ready to have the first meeting without preconditions. MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: Secretary Tillerson used to say he doesn't want to negotiate his way back to the negotiating table, but when he addressed the Atlantic Council, a Washington think tank, he said he's ready to talk whenever North Korea is.
  • Gujarat Polls: Over 68 per cent voting recorded in second phase

    Gujarat Polls: Over 68 per cent voting recorded in second phase

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    In the run up to the elections, Gujarat saw a bitter and intense campaign from both sides with issues like development, demonetisation, GST, unemployment and rural distress getting overtaken by emotive issues and personal attacks, ending with Congress " Mani Shankar Aiyar calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "neech kisam ka aadmi" and Modi retaliating with a "Pakistan collusion' charge against him.