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The National People's Congress has widely expanded Mr Xi's already considerable authority during its annual session, adding his name to the constitution and lifting the two five-year term limit for the presidency and vice presidency. The US introduced term limits after Franklin D. Roosevelt had been elected to four consecutive terms as president, and there was a feeling that that was too long a period for any person to have so much power.
  • Loyola's Sister Jean offers hilarious quote about newfound fame

    Loyola's Sister Jean offers hilarious quote about newfound fame

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    Just two days earlier on the same court, Loyola won on Donte Ingram's 3-point buzzer-beater to top sixth-seeded Miami. "We go in tomorrow with the mentality we're going to win another game". "We still have some guys that are returning". Said freshman guard Lucas Williamson: "At halftime, I remember [Custer] saying, 'I'm exhausted.' I said, 'Clay, you're exhausted".
  • Daler jail term and bail

    Daler jail term and bail

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    Various memes floated on social media all day mocking the decision. The Patiala police had booked Daler Mehndi and his sibling Shamsher Mehndi - who passed on a year ago - on a grumbling recorded by one Bakshish Singh. Both the Mehendi brothers were presented as accused on fraud charges and immigration scandal. Daler Mehndi was on Friday convicted in a 2003 human trafficking case by a court in Patiala .
  • Manmohan says Modi resorting to 'jumla' over farm income

    Manmohan says Modi resorting to 'jumla' over farm income

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    The atmosphere in the state has been deteriorating day by day", he said. The 84th Congress Plenary Session is being held at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, here. On Pakistan, Singh said India must recognise it as a neighbour. The three-day plenary will end on Sunday with address by Congress President Rahul Gandhi .
  • Shamispeak: cricketer says Hasin hid her first marriage from him

    Shamispeak: cricketer says Hasin hid her first marriage from him

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    The Mohammed Shami-Hasin Jahan saga has been doing the round for quite a while. "I have sent him messages", she said. "Alishba is neither a fan, nor a friend of Shami ... Just like he has lakhs of followers, I am one among those normal fans. "We had a normal conversation", she added. However, the Pakistani model has revealed she has no idea who the businessman is, but has admitted she heard about him "once or twice" from Shami .
  • Aarushi double-murder: SC admits plea challenging Talwars' acquittal

    Aarushi double-murder: SC admits plea challenging Talwars' acquittal

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    After suffering for nearly a decade, Allahabad High Court had acquitted them in October a year ago. In its appeal to the Supreme Court , the CBI said the clean chit to the Talwars was wrong on "many counts". However, his body too was found in a pool of blood a day later on the terrace of the house. Rubbishing the entire investigation carried by CBI in the case since 2008, HC dropped all the charges against Talwars.
  • Heads from 50 countries to meet in New Delhi — WTO ministerial conference

    Heads from 50 countries to meet in New Delhi — WTO ministerial conference

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    The meeting is the first time WTO members have gathered since President Donald Trump's announcement last week of a 25 percent tariff on USA imports of steel and 10 percent on aluminum. Commerce secretary Rita Teaotia had said recently that the meeting would be more of an "ice-breaker" as it is being held after the collapse of talks at the Buenos Aires WTO Ministerial in December.
  • Why Mohamed Salah can't be compared to Lionel Messi: Watford boss explains

    Why Mohamed Salah can't be compared to Lionel Messi: Watford boss explains

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    The Merseysiders inflicted City's only defeat of the Premier League season so far at Anfield, and Salah said: "Both teams know each other well". But players can not vote for their teammates in the PFA award and, speaking before Liverpool played Watford at Anfield, Wijnaldum told ESPN FC: "I haven't voted yet but, if I had to choose, I would probably vote for De Bruyne or Kane".
  • Putin Has Coherent, Impressive Plan for Russia's Development

    Putin Has Coherent, Impressive Plan for Russia's Development

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    Opposition candidate and former TV star Ksenia Sobchak is holding a big rally Thursday, after breaking down in tears at the final televised debate Wednesday night. The head of Russia's electoral commission said she hopes that Golos finds a new site. The elections "were to some extent unfair and undemocratic", he said.
  • Competition multiplying in rabbit books as John Oliver trolls Pence

    Competition multiplying in rabbit books as John Oliver trolls Pence

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    There's also a Pence character in Oliver's book-he's a white-haired Stink Bug. But that's not the only book about Marlon Bundo to go on sale this week. "This is a sweet story about Marlon Bundo falling in love". It's called a A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo , and stars a gay bunny who battles an evil stinkbug to secure his right to marry.
  • Kushner company reaped high returns with misleading paperwork

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    The report shows Kushner Companies eventually sold the three buildings for $60 million, which is almost 50% more than what it paid for them. The report states that the Kushner's real estate companies bought "three apartment buildings in a gentrifying neighborhood of Queens in 2015", and that "most of the tenants were protected by special rules that prevent developers from pushing them out, raising rents".