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The new government, led by Vijay Rupani , will be sworn in on Tuesday, Gujarat BJP spokesperson Harshad Patel said in a statement on Sunday. "This resolution been passed unanimously", Union finance minister and BJP national observer Arun Jaitley announced in Gandhinagar on Friday.
  • At least five dead after Moscow bus ploughs into underground walkway

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    According to Sputnik, the circumstances of the crash are now being investigated. Police said they were questioning the driver. As per the news agencies, the bus went out of driver's control, who has been detained by the police. Either the vehicle's brakes failed or a auto cut ahead of the bus, causing it to veer off its intended path. Ten ambulances, fire service personnel, and three medivac helicopters were on the scene, agencies reported.
  • Red Cross helping after Christmas Eve apartment fire displaces 54 people

    Red Cross helping after Christmas Eve apartment fire displaces 54 people

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    According to the National Fire Prevention Association , unclean heating sources, primarily chimneys, are the leading factor contributing to home heating fires. Her condition is unknown at this time. All families have been relocated or are in a Red Cross Shelter located the First Baptist Church. Authorities said the electrical fire began above the stove, but firefighters contained it in the attic.
  • US hails UN budget cuts as 'step in right direction'

    US hails UN budget cuts as 'step in right direction'

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    This irony was lost on Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the United Nations , who spoke about how the most powerful country in the word is being "bullied" by the United Nations , while threatening to cut off aid to countries dependent on them, in the same sentence.
  • SACP condemns Zuma for appealing state capture court order

    SACP condemns Zuma for appealing state capture court order

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    The president's application for leave to appeal will delay the implementation of that resolution. "In appointing a commission of inquiry, the President does not determine the issues that are to be probed (as regards the outcomes of such investigations and findings), the court erred in law in holding that the principle of recusal applies in such a process", read the court papers submitted by Zuma's lawyers.
  • Daesh claims blast at Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul

    Daesh claims blast at Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul

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    The Interior Ministry's spokesman, Nusrat Rahim has also confirmed the attack but he did not share further information regarding the casualties. This comes a couple of days after a Hummer packed with explosives was rammed by a suicide bomber into a police compound in Kandahar.
  • See Santa's Progress Around the World

    See Santa's Progress Around the World

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    Harry Shoup, who instead of hanging up on kids, answered hundreds of calls and updated the children about Santa's location. Santa Trackers at 22 Wing CFB North Bay, a Canadian air force base about 350 km north of Toronto, say they have spotted the big guy in the red suit and his team of trusty reindeers in the sky.
  • Trump's Christmas message to the troops: 'We're winning'

    Trump's Christmas message to the troops: 'We're winning'

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    Still, Trump has convinced himself and millions of others of the myth that Christmas was under attack by the Obama administration all while pushing another myth, the one that said Obama wasn't born in America . But, like his previous presidential vacations, Trump insists that he'll be consumed with work through the Christmas break. The president - speaking to five members of the military deployed in Kuwait, Qatar, Guantanamo Bay and aboard the USS Sampson - thanked the troops and families ...
  • Tunisia suspends Emirates flights over women security measures

    Tunisia suspends Emirates flights over women security measures

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    An internal Emirates Airline email that was published in local media revealed that a temporary ban had been put in place on women from the North African country. "It's degrading to the Tunisian woman, to our nationality - to everything". According to the official Tunis Afrique Presse , Tunisian woman of all ages were denied permission to board their flight, even if accompanied by a spouse, and regardless of whether they were going to the UAE or intending to travel on to another destination.
  • Following Trump's lead, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

    Following Trump's lead, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

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    Guatemala was one of nine nations that voted with the United States and Israel on Thursday when the U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly adopted a non-binding resolution denouncing Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Abbas on a visit to Paris urged France and Europe to play a stronger role in peace efforts, insisting he'll no longer accept any USA plans for Mideast peace because of the Trump's position on Jerusalem, which Palestinians see as the administration siding with ...