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Firefighters and rescuers are using heavy machinery to try to reach them. According to The Indian Express , the mill owner has been arrested. Poor maintenance of the boiler is believed to be behind that accident. Many were trapped when the fire erupted in the boiler and a huge ball of dust rose after the blast, making the rescue operations hard. The initial investigation stated boiler overheating as the reason for the blast.
  • UK Deputy Prime Minister resigns following porn scandal

    UK Deputy Prime Minister resigns following porn scandal

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    The departure of Mr Green, regarded as Mrs May's closest ally in politics, will be a hammer blow to the PM as she was struggling to get her government back on track. Authorities raided Green's office in 2008 and examined his computers as part of a leak probe, according to The Telegraph . Although allegations that he behaved inappropriately to a Tory activist were found unproven, his actions over the porn claims were considered a breach of the ministerial code.
  • Al Franken Will Leave Senate on January 2

    Al Franken Will Leave Senate on January 2

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    Franken announced he'll resign amid a cloud of sexual misconduct allegations against him. Standing on the Senate floor on December 7, he said he could no longer be an effective senator for Minnesota. At least eight women had shared stories of him touching them without consent during photo-opportunities, on a celebrity tour to military installations overseas or at political events.
  • Mexico bus crash: 11 tourists killed

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    Seven Americans and two Swedes were among the injured, according to officials. We are doing all we can to care for our guests, including assisting with medical care and transportation. Adding to the statement, the officials said that the 12 dead passengers are going to be transferred to the state's forensic department for identification.
  • 38 percent of voters will 'definitely' not back Trump in 2020

    38 percent of voters will 'definitely' not back Trump in 2020

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    Nearly 60 percent of voters disapprove of the way Trump is doing his job overall and most gave him low grades on a variety of personality traits, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. But among Democrats, three quarters - 73 percent - say they will definitely vote against Trump. Fifty percent of registered voters say they prefer a Democratic-controlled Congress, versus 39 percent who want Republicans in charge.
  • Turkish prosecutor seeks jail term for National Basketball Association player

    Turkish prosecutor seeks jail term for National Basketball Association player

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    Enes Kanter has claimed he routinely receives death threats for his criticism of Erdogan and is seeking U.S. citizenship. "Did you know that in the year 1916 the Turkish Fakhri Pasha committed crimes against the people of Medina, the Prophet's city, by stealing their property and kidnapping them, and took [them] on trains to Damascus and Istanbul".
  • Trudeau apologizes, takes responsibility for violating ethics rules

    Trudeau apologizes, takes responsibility for violating ethics rules

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    Dawson says the Aga Khan and his foundation were registered to lobby Trudeau's office in December 2016, meaning the vacation "could reasonably be seen to have been given to influence Mr. "I fully accept the report of the commissioner". I take full responsibility for it. Dawson also concludes that Trudeau broke the ethics code when he travelled on the Aga Khan's private helicopter.
  • Alabama plans to drop children from coverage beginning New Year's Day

    Alabama plans to drop children from coverage beginning New Year's Day

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    What happens is uncertain because those children on the CHIP program come from families making too much to be on the state's Medicaid program TennCare. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which oversees CHIP, has been redistributing billions in unspent funds during the past 2½ months while lawmakers work on the issue to help states keep their programs running.
  • Derailed US train was travelling more than double the speed limit

    Derailed US train was travelling more than double the speed limit

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    The Associated Press reported that the span of tracks where the train derailed Monday had just been upgraded as part of a $181 million project. PTC is a system created to automatically stop a train in certain unsafe situations. "As far as exactly what they were doing, we will be talking with them and finding that out", Dinh-Zarr said. She said another conductor was posted in the passenger section of the train at the time.