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NERD Unveil New Album with Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, André 3000

After teasing a return with billboards spelling out its acronym ( No-One Ever Really Dies ), Pharrell has gotten the band back together. A representative for N.E.R.D have clarified that while the below order is how the album was presented last night, it's not necessarily the album's finalized sequence. Read More »

PNP: Amin Baco is new ISIS emir in Southeast Asia

National police chief Ronald dela Rosa told reporters that there was intelligence that a Malaysian militant, Amin Baco , survived and has assumed leadership of the militants, but military officials said they believe Baco was killed in Sunday's fighting or in recent weeks, and that troops were searching for his body. Read More »

Not bothered about 'traitor' Mukul Roy: TMC

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BJP workers have called for a public meeting on November 10 in Kolkata . "Nationally my captain is Amit Shah and in Bengal my captain is Dilip Ghosh". He also urged all from TMC to join BJP. Mr Prasad told reporters that Mr Mukul Roy, who had been a Member of Parliament for 12 years, was a founder member of the Trinamool Congress and played a key role in its establishment in West Bengal. Read More »

Pakistan's ISI predicts an quake, its disaster management agencies rush to cope

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According to a report published in Pakistan daily The Express Tribune , which in turn quoted a BBC Urdu report , the letter warns about the possibility of an natural disaster before December 31, 2017. "The SOPs will be put up to ERRA's acting deputy chairman by Monday, November 6, 2017", it added. Despite repeated attempts by The Express Tribune , no official from ERRA, the Pakistan Meteorological Department or the ISI could offer comments on the purported letter. Read More »

Hadiya is safe, secure with her parents: National Commission for Women

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Ms. Sharma said she would also meet some of the other women who were also in a similar situation. However, she said she did not discuss about Hadiya's stance on her marriage. The apex court has sought details over the truth in the repeated claims made by Hadiya's father that his daughter had been indoctrinated by radical groups and that she was converted and married to Jahan in order to take her to Syria to join the ranks of Islamic State (ISIS). Read More »

Woman fired for flipping off the president

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The picture quickly went viral and Briskman proudly shared the shot on her social media accounts. A woman who gave the middle finger to President Donald Trump and his motorcade got the same treatment from her employer. Briskman's own form of protest against the President was a spur-of-the-moment choice she made while thinking about what she considers to be Trump's poor behavior and job performance. Read More »

Zimbabwe: Zanu PF Youth League Calls for Mnangagwa's Head

VP Mnangagwa is alleged to front a faction, named Lacoste, that has been accused of plotting to remove President Mugabe from power as the succession battle in the party refuses to die. Mugabe appointed Mnangagwa as his deputy in 2014 after firing former vice president Joice Mujuru on allegations of fanning factionalism and trying to topple him. Read More »

After Pearl Harbor, Trump embarks on Asia tour

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The notoriously picky eater arrived in Japan yesterday, where Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made sure to have his chef armed with tomato sauce to keep Mr Trump happy. Mr Trump will be visiting South Korea , China , Vietnam and the Philippines in the coming week. He said: "I think it is obvious that the USA military has moved forces into the area". Read More »

Rand Paul had trouble breathing after assault, Federal Bureau of Investigation involved in probe

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The Republican "was blindsided and the victim of an assault" on Friday, a spokeswoman for him was quoted by United States media as saying. "Senator Paul has five rib fractures including three displaced fractures", Stafford said. "It's unusual when you see a senator and a doctor having problems", Douglas said. Kentucky State Police Master Trooper Jeremy Hodges said the Federal Bureau of Investigation is checking to see if the attack was politically motivated. Read More »

Bonn talks to try to combat climate change, without Trump

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Past year set a record for the average global temperature. Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, who will preside at the November 6-17 talks of nearly 200 nations in Bonn, says he wants more urgent action to cut greenhouse gases as part of the 195-nation Paris Agreement . Read More »

Sitharaman Visits Forward Army, Air Force Bases Along LAC

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The reaction from Beijing to Sitharaman's visit to the border areas of Arunachal is quite in contrast to the somewhat positive publicity that the defence minister had managed to garner when she visited Nathu La area on the India-China border in Sikkim last month. Read More »

Ex-Catalan Leader Says Spain "Far From Democratic Practice"

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The Belgian federal prosecutor's office received Friday evening five European Union arrest warrant against Puigdemont and his four ex-councilors from Spain. Including time for possible appeals, the former Catalan leader could extend his stay in Belgium to as long as three months as he tries to run a government in exile and prepares to campaign for the December 21 snap election in Catalonia, which Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy called after firing Puigdemont and his government. Read More »

Are GOP tax cuts aimed at Democratic states?

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While the plan maintains some popular provisions, it changes several others. "We believe the package as a whole represents the best chance in 30 years to accomplish the tax reforms that all elements of the American economy so vitally need". Read More »

All transactions were fully disclosed, says Jayant Sinha on Paradise Papers

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The Paradise Papers leak , dubbed as the second largest data leak in history after Panama Papers, has 714 Indian names that have offshore accounts in tax havens. Mr Sinha had worked with Omidyar Network as Managing Director in India and Omidyar Network had invested in a United States company D.Light Design that has a subsidiary in Cayman Islands, according to a report based on the Paradise Papers investigation. Read More »

Pakistan must take decisive action against terrorists: U.S. ambassador

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He said Pakistan is ready to extend all possible cooperation to achieve the goal of peace and stability in Afghanistan. Pakistan has repeatedly expressed concern over India's role in the U.S. It also includes greater pressure on Pakistan to act against terrorists and militants operating from its soil. Saarc should be activated and steps should be taken to promote trade in the region which has suffered for long due to instability in Afghanistan, he said. Read More »

Dozens killed, injured in Syria refugee camp blast - SANA

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Head of Syrian Human Rights Observatory says the civilians had fled to eastern parts of the country due to fighting. On Friday, Iraqi forces moved into and captured Al-Qaim near the Syrian border with a view to driving ISIS from their last remaining stronghold in Iraq's western Anbar province. Read More »

Tropical Depression 19 Forms

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The National Hurricane Center estimates it has a 70% to 80% of becoming a tropical depression. Strong winds will precede the low during Wednesday with gale force gusts of up to 50 miles per hour predicted to batter exposed coastal areas in the north. Read More »

Back-to-back wins for Rose

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That was two swings behind victor Justin Rose . "Birdying two of the last three was unexpected because they are a pretty good challenge", said Rose after becoming the third player to win the week after a WGC event, emulating Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy. Read More »

Dense fog continues in parts of South Mississippi

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Monday morning begins with area of thick fog with a Dense Fog Advisory in effect through 10am. It will be another warm day with high temperatures at 84-86 degrees and a few areas could still see some high's in the low 90's. A better chance of wet weather arrives on Tuesday in what will be the first of a series of disturbances moving through the area. "We'll wake up Tuesday to gray skies and a rainy day". Read More »

Duterte, Trump to meet in Vietnam

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Duterte will be in Vietnam for the worldwide gathering from November 8 to 11. Prior to their first meeting, Trump and Duterte had talked on the phone at least two times, discussing issues of common concern such as the crisis at the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Liberal MP John Alexander may be a dual citizen

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Alexander, who sits in John Howard's old seat of Bennelong, may have a United Kingdom citizenship given that his father, Gilbert Alexander, was born over there and may have conferred citizenship to his son. Former Senate president Stephen Parry was forced to resign after revealing he held dual United Kingdom citizenship last week, joining former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce and cabinet minister Fiona Nash who were disqualified after a High Court ruling. Read More »

Manmohan Singh to campaign against GST, Noteban in Gujarat on Tuesday

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According to the Newspaper, The major reason behind its success is the ongoing agitation by Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) for reservation and negative impact of demonetization and Goods and Services Tax ( GST ) on diamond and textile businesses.Opposition to BJP events in Patidar-dominated areas started when a felicitation event of Patidar leaders in the presence of BJP president Amit Shah was being held in Mota Varachha on September 8, 2016. Read More »

Ittefaq witnesses growth during the 1st weekend at the box-office!

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The movie is expected to earn around 30 crores in its lifetime. Thor Ragnarok opened to $121 million in its United States debut, far ahead of the $80-$100 million most experts were forecasting. After an average opening on Friday with the collection of 4.05 crores, the movie witnessed superb growth on Saturday and Sunday. Clearly, the word of mouth stays on to be good for the film which had anyways exhausted a major chunk of its target audience on the Diwali weekend and still has been ... Read More »

Imran Khan challenges Election Reforms Act 2017 in Supreme Court

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The PTI chief filed a petition through his counsel, assailing the controversial Act, a clause of which allows a person ineligible to be member of parliament to head a political party. Senior Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Senator Aitzaz Ahsan on Sunday accused former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif of bringing Pakistan to a critical juncture. Read More »

NZ denies asylum deal with Australia would be "pull factor"

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Mr Turnbull ignored calls from the opposition and even a member within his own party to take the offer, saying he would first pursue a deal with the Trump administration to resettle 1250 refugees. More than 600 refugees have barricaded themselves on Manus Island. The PNG Supreme Court ruled the detention of asylum seekers was illegal and the PNG Government says it is Australia's responsibility to deal with those who do not want to resettle in the country. Read More »

Over 9 lakh write NET exam

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Candiates who had written the exam are searching for the CBSE UGC NET Answer Key 2017 for Paper 1, Paper 2 & Paper 3. "The captured images of response sheets (OMR sheets) of the candidates appeared in NET November 2017 and answer keys of all the papers will be displayed on the website www.cbsenet.nic.in during the first week of January 2018", the CBSE Information Bulletin for UGC NET November 2017 says. Read More »

GST is Great Selfish Tax: Mamata Banerjee

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Opposition parties, on the other hand, plan to hold nationwide protests over an exercise they said harmed the Indian economy as well as the country's small and medium businessmen and traders. On Twitter today West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee criticised Demonetisation and GST the Goods and Services tax with series of tweets. Read More »

Heavy rains cripple life in Chennai

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It is suspected that he fell off from a pushcart he used to sleep on and must have drowned. The last time Chennai received heavy rainfall was in December, 2015 when the entire city and various parts of the state were submerged in water. Read More »

No. 17 USC runs away from No. 22 Arizona and Khalil Tate

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Jones first TD in the fourth capped a 72-yard drive with 5:37 remaining. Tate came into Saturday's contest with 926 rushing yards, accrued nearly entirely over the four-game stretch preceding the USC matchup. Darnold struck again in the quarter on a 27-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Steven Mitchell. Jones then iced the game with a 52-yard run, followed by another one-yard score as he eviscerated the Wildcats for 194 yards and three touchdowns on the game. Read More »

North Korean suspects named in Kim Jong-Nam murder trial

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The case's lead police investigator, Wan Azirul Nizam Che Wan Aziz, has referred to the suspects only by their pseudonyms during the trial and said that authorities did not have enough information to trace and arrest them. CCTV footage of the men, who entered Malaysia between late January and early February, around the airport on the day of the murder has been shown in court. Read More »

Blast in NTPC's UP plant: Toll rises to 33

Santosh Kumar Shah, 40, who had 90% burns, was brought in a very critical condition to the hospital on Friday evening, medical superintendent Rajendra Sharma said. "Twenty-nine people have succumbed to injuries and 85 were being treated at hospitals in Rae Bareli and Lucknow", the NTPC said. With this, 35 people have died in the boiler blast at the NTPCthermal power plant at Unchahar in Rae Bareli on Wednesday. Read More »

Narendra Modi in Chennai to Attend Functions

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Though Narendra Modi has visited Chennai after becoming Prime Minister , this is the first time that he has reached out to the DMK chief. They can also mould our thinking and open a window to the world. It was in order to muzzle vernacular newspapers that the Vernacular Press Act was enacted in 1878. "Healthy competition among credible media platforms is also good for the health of our democracy", he added. Read More »

Morristown man arrested, charged after officer-involved shooting in Hamblen Co

A Hamblen County deputy is recovering after being hit by a stolen truck as two suspects fled the scene. The other deputy fired shots at the vehicle and hit the driver once. He was taken to a hospital for his injuries and released into the Hamblen County Jail. Sizemore did receive medical attention for a gunshot wound to the leg. Read More »

Australia's Westpac FY profit up 3 pct, misses forecast

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Big Four bank Westpac says it is in "excellent shape" after posting an after-tax profit of $7.99 billion, up seven percent from previous year. Unsurprisingly, it was CBA - Australia's largest listed company - that topped the list with an eighth straight annual record of $9.88 billion in cash profit. Read More »

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin expecting their 4th child in 5 years

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Hilaria, 33, has expressed her desire for more children in the past. Alec also has daughter Ireland, 22, with ex-wife Kim Basinger of 9 1/2 Weeks fame. Baldwin also used the moment to call for wider change in gender equality across the board, not just in Hollywood. The 30 Rock actor was honoured at the Paley Center for Media Thursday at a luncheon and while there, he addressed the swirl of sexual misconduct allegations now dominating headlines and Hollywood. Read More »

Arrested wife of Maute seeks help from Indonesian embassy

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The wife of slain Maute leader Omarkhayam Maute was arrested along with six of her children in Iligan City on Sunday. The military opened portions of Marawi City's Ground Zero on 25 October 2017 for journalists to see what it took to liberate the country's lone Islamic City from ISIS-inspired terrorists after five months of fighting. Read More »

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Lowered to "Hold" at Vetr Inc

Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Oracle Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $54.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, August 18th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a "neutral" rating and set a $41.00 price target on shares of Oracle Corp.in a report on Thursday, September 15th. Drexel Hamilton initiated the shares of ORCL in report on Saturday, October 10 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Akshardham temple attacker Abdul Rashid arrested after 15 years

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The Supreme Court bench that acquitted the six accused comprised of Justices A K Patnaik and Venkata Gopala Gowda. He said Ajmeri had thrice sent money to his younger brother Adam. He is also accused of conspiring with the terrorists from organisations such as the Jaish-e-Mohammad and the Lashkar-e-Taiba in Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Pakistan to get fund, personnel and weapons for the attack along with his brother Adam Ajmeri and other accused. Read More »

Congress likely to get Dalit support as Jignesh Mevani meets Rahul

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After the meeting, Jignesh Mevani a Dalit Community leader has nearly declared his support to Congress and asked his community to vote against BJP . "We had a detailed discussion with Rahulji on our 17 demands". Rahulji not only listened to us, but said over 90 per cent of our demands were our constitutional rights . Read More »

Resolution in child abuse investigation against Tyrese

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This is all I got. The "Sweet Lady" singer also appeared to reconcile with Johnson, with whom he publicly feuded, specifically Johnson's plans to appear in a "Fast and Furious" spinoff. "But you just can't wake up on September 11 and accuse me of something I didn't do!" After weeks of court, a judge has ruled, and according to TheBlast.com , " The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services closed their investigation and will not be seeking any criminal charges ... Read More »

Presidency releases state by state federal appointments by Buhari

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The graphic illustration below is the list of appointees from the respective states. While Ogun State has 21 appointees, Imo and Kano states have 15 each. "Here is an updated table of President Muhammadu Buhari's appointments, disproving the allegations of lopsidedness", he said. Meanwhile, Rochas Okorocha, also disclosed he would step down for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 provided he will contest the 2019 presidential election. Read More »

Trump Positive About Sitting down for Possible Talks with N. Korean Leader

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The two leaders dined with their wives in Tokyo , as part of Trump's first stop on a 12-day trip through Asia . South Korea imposed unilateral sanctions on 18 North Koreans on Monday, barring any financial transactions between those sanctioned and any South Koreans, as part of worldwide efforts to dry up Pyongyang's illegal cash flows. Read More »

Catalogna indipendenza, mandato di arresto europeo nei confronti di Puigdemont

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Puigdemont è intervenuto dopo che ieri la direzione del suo partito PDeCat si è espresso a favore della ripetizione dell'alleanza secessionista Junts pel Sì che ha governato la Catalogna prima del 'commissariamento' di Madrid . Diversi giuristi catalani e spagnoli ritengono infondata l'accusa di 'ribellione' accettata da Lamela. Si poi detto pronto a consegnarsi alla giustizia belga e di essere fuggito per evitare un'ondata di violenza. Read More »

Trump 'open' to meet with N Korean leader

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Despite decades of poverty under failed communist economic policies, North Korea spends up to 24 percent of its GDP on its military, according to the U.S. Robert Park was tortured after crossing into North Korea on Christmas Day 2009. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joseph Dunford, said in a testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on September 26, that China putting economic pressure on North Korea is a key element to avoid war. Read More »