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At least 76% of the 25.7 lakh voters in Tripura cast their votes on Sunday in what is a crucial Assembly election for the CPM, which has been in power in the north-eastern state for past 25 years without interruption. BJP is battling close behind CPI-M and is expected to give the Left front a run for their money. The Congress is contesting in all 59 seats in the Tripura polls, while the BJP, forging an alliance with tribal outfit Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura ( IPFT ), has backed 51 ...
  • 'Do you feel lucky, greenie punks?'

    'Do you feel lucky, greenie punks?'

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    The debate illustrated the rift between city and country, he said, but the national conversation resulting from Mr Christensen's post was worrying because it involved people who didn't need guns but could influence political policy. Labor called on Mr Christensen to apologise. "We shouldn't allow bullies to be federal MPs", he said. Ms Hanson-Young posted a tweet she received from a supporter of Mr Christensen saying they hoped he had "left one in the chamber" to fire directly into her groin.
  • Rain chances continue, much warmer week on the way

    Rain chances continue, much warmer week on the way

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    The record high Tuesday in Lansing is 59 set in 1983 and 62 in Jackson set in 1930. We may see a few spotty showers around during the late evening. This will drop temperatures into the mid 60s Wednesday . Lots of warmth and rain this week with 1"-3" likely Monday through Wednesday . We'll have a cooler start to our day Sunday in the 50s and depending on your location you may either deal with a very warm setting or a cooler, more seasonable feel.
  • Couple who had taken in Florida gunman say he was quirky, naive

    Couple who had taken in Florida gunman say he was quirky, naive

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    Her husband, James , added: "Everything everybody seems to know, we didn't know". "It's as simple as that". Cruz came to live with the Snead family, whose son was friendly with Cruz, after his adopted mother died last November. They said he was noticeably "immature" but seemed to be "growing happier" after moving into a new home. Cruz told them he stood to inherit at least $800,000 from his deceased parents.
  • Husband of slain MP Jo steps down

    Husband of slain MP Jo steps down

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    A month later, a senior female US Government official claimed he carried out a sexual assault on her at Harvard University in America, an allegation which he denies. Both were started after his wife Jo Cox was shot and stabbed to death by a far-right extremist during the Brexit referendum in 2016. He left his role at the charity shortly afterwards.
  • US, China reportedly scuffled over nuclear 'football' in Beijing

    US, China reportedly scuffled over nuclear 'football' in Beijing

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    In a brief tussle, the U.S. military aide who carries the so-called nuclear football - a briefcase containing the codes, supposed to be close to the president at all times - was blocked by Chinese security from accompanying Mr Trump during a tour of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
  • Three foreign fighters killed in Syria's Afrin, Deir Ezzor - YPG

    Three foreign fighters killed in Syria's Afrin, Deir Ezzor - YPG

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    Jia Kurd said the agreement with Damascus on Afrin was purely military and included no wider political arrangements. He added that there was opposition to the deal which could stand in the way: " We don't know to what extent these understandings will last because there are sides that are not satisfied and want to make (them) fail ".
  • Canada PM Justin Trudeau visits Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar with family

    Canada PM Justin Trudeau visits Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar with family

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    This was Trudeau's second visit to the Taj Mahal and he explained why this trip is special to him. Trudeau and his family took time to take a picture infront of the Mughal creation. Author and columnist for Toronto Sun Candice Malcolm in a tweet, expressed support for a united India, on behalf of the people of Canada, regardless of the views of their "misguided PM Justin Trudeau".
  • North Korean figure skaters charm South Korean fans at Olympics

    North Korean figure skaters charm South Korean fans at Olympics

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    Ri's statements follow a handful of moves from the Trump administration that appeared to signal that they were on the verge of striking North Korea. Ryom and Kim work with Canadian coach Bruno Marcotte, who has said they need to improve their power to be a threat on the worldwide stage.
  • New Zealanders urged to prepare for Cyclone Gita

    New Zealanders urged to prepare for Cyclone Gita

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    The category 2 cyclone, which ravaged Tonga and parts of Samoa, southern Fiji and New Caledonia, is now in the Tasman Sea. NIWA forecaster Chris Brandolino told Kate Hawkesby today will be the calm before the storm. Civil Defence manager Sarah Stuart-Black says the cyclone "has the potential to pack a punch and cause a lot of disruption". During the storm, close windows and curtains and avoid potential injury from breaking glass.