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World News Abdul Kalam's grandson reacts to Kamal's important announcement
Author: 0 Abdul Kalam's grandson reacts to Kamal's important announcement

Speaking to the press outside his Poes Garden residence, actor Rajinikanth said the groundwork for partybuilding has begun and that he would be ready to face Assembly polls in six months. Kamal said he meant to launch his political tour of Tamil Nadu on February 21 from the residence of late President APJ Abdul Kalam at Ramanathapuram, which is also the hometown of the actor.

World News Two police killed in Quetta gun attack
Author: 0 Two police killed in Quetta gun attack

The injured were taken to Civil Hospital where two officials passed away due to the serious nature of injuries while one is still under treatment. Soon after the incident, security forces roped off the crime scene and started collecting the evidences.

World News GST on 49 items get trimmed, 29 under 0% slab
Author: 0 GST on 49 items get trimmed, 29 under 0% slab

He said the Council may consider putting some new items under GST brackets. Form while moving to a system where supplier invoice captures details of the transaction. The introduction of the E-Way Bill would help the tax authorities monitor inter-state and intra-state movement of goods, and help reduce transportation time and tracing of tax evaders.

World News Protests Continue in Peru Over Jailed Former President's Pardon
Author: 0 Protests Continue in Peru Over Jailed Former President's Pardon

In an address to the nation on Monday, Kuczynski called pardoning Fujimori "perhaps the most hard decision" of his life. As the march made its way through downtown, clashes between officers in riot gear and protesters erupted. A pardon was reportedly rejected in 2013. Fujimori was transferred on December 22 from the prison and is now hospitalised in a clinic in Lima , where on Sunday his children brought him the news of the pardon.

World News Suspect of Two California Murders Warns 'I Will Kill Again'
Author: 0 Suspect of Two California Murders Warns 'I Will Kill Again'

Bracamontes defense attorneys used his rant in court as a talking point, saying he is mentally unfit and cannot stand on trial. Bracamontes' own attorney admitted that his client did it, telling the jury, " He shot them both ", preferring to focus on mitigating evidence that could help Bracamontes avoid the death penalty, according to the Sacramento Bee .

World News Face it, Donald Trump's foreign policy is a triumph
Author: 0 Face it, Donald Trump's foreign policy is a triumph

Trump has denied using that word. The internal debate in the West Wing is over whether Trump said "s***hole" or "s***house". One person who attended the meeting told aides they heard the latter expletive, while others recalled the president saying the more widely reported "sh*thole", according to a person briefed on the meeting but not authorized to speak publicly about private conversations.

World News What's the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test Trump took?
Author: 0 What's the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test Trump took?

That number puts Trump on the cusp of - but just under - the obesity mark. Jackson says Mr. Trump's 30 out of 30 score means there's no indication that Mr. His total cholesterol is 223, which is higher than recommended, and his HDL ratio is 3.3. Trump agreed to a goal of losing weight, about 10-15 lbs, Jackson said, adding that he is raising Trump's rosuvastatin dose "in order to further reduce his cholesterol level and further decrease his cardiac risk".

World News Dreaming of a White Christmas?
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On the Prairies , bitter cold temperatures with accompanying wind chills will be the main story this holiday season. We'll be on the western edge of the snow shield.hence a 25% chance of a White Christmas in NW Ohio and SE Michigan. "A coastal system has the potential to bring a period of snow to the area Sunday into Monday", National Weather Service forecasters noted in a hazardous weather outlook issued Wednesday .

World News Indian among 19 hurt as vehicle runs into crowd
Author: 0 Indian among 19 hurt as vehicle runs into crowd

Victoria Police believe the incident has no link to terror-related attacks. The police confirmed that 19 people had been hospitalized, 15 of them in stable condition and four critical. Nineteen people were injured, four of them in critical condition, when a man drove at high speed into pedestrians outside Flinders Street railway station.

World News British navy ship shadows Russian warship in North Sea
Author: 0 British navy ship shadows Russian warship in North Sea

The Royal Navy vessel monitored the Russian ship over Christmas and will return to dock in Portsmouth later on Tuesday. The 190-strong ship's company of HMS St Albans joins more than 4,000 sailors and Royal Marines who are now deployed around the world or on heightened readiness.

World News Catalan separatists win absolute majority
Author: 0 Catalan separatists win absolute majority

Whether he and other separatist officials, some of whom are in jail, will be able to attend assembly sessions is still unclear.The regional assembly's first session must be held no later than January 23. Parties in favor of independence received 72 seats at the previous elections in 2015. Independence supporters gathered to celebrate the results Thursday night, as it became clear that the three pro-secessionist parties kept their overall majority by two seats.

World News Roy Moore alleges voter fraud, files challenge to Alabama Senate results
Author: 0 Roy Moore alleges voter fraud, files challenge to Alabama Senate results

Political experts and widely relied-upon election vote count models had trouble predicting the outcome of the November, 2017 Alabama Senate election. It's surprising that Moore wants courts to help him block the election results seeing as Moore has classically ignored court rulings requiring him to remove a 10 Commandments monuments from in front of the the state capitol building and a second ruling requiring the state courts to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

World News Below-zero wind chills cancel school in parts of IL
Author: 0 Below-zero wind chills cancel school in parts of IL

A Hard Freeze Warning is in effect through Thursday morning at 9 a.m. Expect wind chills overnight to range from zero to 10 below zero, and perhaps even a bit lower atop the Cumberland Plateau. But, will begin again around midnight Wednesday night , finally completely coming to and end around mid-morning Thursday . Then, on Thursday , the warm-up continues, as highs in the mid-40s are expected.

Author: 0 Ryan pressures Dems on spending bill

But he gave little ground on the partisan battle over immigration, an issue many Democrats say must be resolved before they'll vote to keep agencies functioning. House Republican leaders tried to win over wary conservatives for the spending bill by sweetening it. The taxes, also unpopular with many Democrats, are part of former President Barack Obama's marquee health law.

World News At least nine dead in gunman attack on church south of Cairo
Author: 0 At least nine dead in gunman attack on church south of Cairo

Daesh group's affiliate in Egypt has killed dozens of Christians in church bombings and shootings over the past year, and has threatened further attacks against the minority. It was originally unclear if the gunmen had any affiliation with a terrorist group, but they reportedly had a bomb, an explosive belt and other ammunition on them, suggesting that a more elaborate attack had been planned.

World News More Than 1 Ton Of Meth Seized In Australia; Country's Largest Bust
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The two men arrested in Perth are suspected of being involved in the drug shipment. The Australian Federal Police have released images from a joint operation in Geraldton this week that netted more than 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine. "The AFP will allege in court these men meant to distribute the drugs along the east coast of Australia - what these men didn't count on was a calculated, intelligence-led response from the WA Joint Organised Crime Task Force which drew on the strengths and ...

World News British deputy Prime Minister, Damian Green resigns
Author: 0 British deputy Prime Minister, Damian Green resigns

British Prime Minister Theresa May's most senior minister, Damian Green, has resigned at her request after an inquiry found that he had made " inaccurate and misleading " statements about pornographic images found on his parliamentary computer in 2008.

World News District hopes if it builds virtual school, students will come
Author: 0 District hopes if it builds virtual school, students will come

The Union County Board of Education is composed of Chairperson Jennifer Buckman, District 1, serving since 2005; Melissa Whitsell, District 2, serving since 2011; Drennan Cowan, District 3, serving since 2017; Vice-Chairperson Evelyn Meacham, District 4, serving since 2011; and Donnie Gatten, District 5, serving since 2017.

World News Trump Wants Immigrants From 'Everywhere'
Author: 0 Trump Wants Immigrants From 'Everywhere'

Trump has drawn criticism at home, from Republicans and Democrats and from overseas for the comments attributed to him. Trump stands accused of using "s--hole" to describe African countries during an immigration meeting with a bipartisan group of six senators.

World News Nigeria, 127 other countries reject Jerusalem as capital of Israel
Author: 0 Nigeria, 127 other countries reject Jerusalem as capital of Israel

Despite the threats from the Trump administration against countries opposing the USA decision, India voted in favor of a resolution calling for the United States to withdraw its decision along with 127 other countries. Early this week, the U.S. had vetoed a similar resolution in the Security Council . "America will put our embassy in Jerusalem ". "Israel completey rejects this preposterous resolution", Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a video posted to Facebook .

World News Australia Day: Poll examines attitudes to controversial date
Author: 0 Australia Day: Poll examines attitudes to controversial date

Australia Day is now celebrated on January 26 to coincide with the arrival of the British Frist Fleet on Australian shores in 1788. While a number of respondents would not mind if Australia Day was moved to a different date, the survey of 1417 people shows that nearly all think it is imperative that the country has a national day of celebration.

World News VVPATs will be used for elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland
Author: 0 VVPATs will be used for elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland

The counting in Tripura , Meghalaya and Nagaland will be held on March 3 , it has been reported. The terms of Meghalaya , Nagaland and Tripura end on 6, 13 and 14 March, respectively. The NPF has been ruling the state since 2003. And now the parties are edging for another fight in the northeastern states. All of these eight joined the National People's Party (NPP) at a rally.

World News Lawyers: New York bike path attack defendant willing to plead guilty
Author: 0 Lawyers: New York bike path attack defendant willing to plead guilty

The lawyers for Sayfullo Saipov , 29, made their proposal in a court filing opposing prosecutors' request on Tuesday that U.S. District Judge Vernon Broderick set an April 2019 trial date. Both Berman and Sessions were appointed by President Donald Trump, who on Twitter said Saipov should face the death penalty. Prosecutors have not yet indicated whether they would even intend to seek the death penalty.

World News Aziz Ansari responds after sexual misconduct accusation
Author: 0 Aziz Ansari responds after sexual misconduct accusation

Ansari would have been 7 or 8 years old in 1991 when a feminist group at Antioch College fought to establish the school's Sexual Offense Prevention Policy (informally the "Antioch rules" or, more commonly, the "infamous Antioch rules") requiring affirmative and sustained consent throughout all sexual encounters, and he was 10 when " Saturday Night Live " mocked the Antioch rules in a sketch that cast Shannen Doherty as a "Victimization Studies major".

World News What Is Montreal Cognitive Assessment? Trump Aced Mental Health Test, Doctor Says
Author: 0 What Is Montreal Cognitive Assessment? Trump Aced Mental Health Test, Doctor Says

Jackson said that he wasn't planning on administering any cognitive tests to Trump, but the president requested them. As far as he knows, Jackson said this is the first time a doctor has performed a cognitive assessment on a president. Abstract thought is then tested by the doctor, who will ask to explain what a certain pair of words have in common. The president is also heavily reliant on his personal cell phones, which senior aides often refer to as "Trump One" and "Trump Two".

World News Trump signs sweeping U.S. tax bill into law
Author: 0 Trump signs sweeping U.S. tax bill into law

Asked for comment by CBS News , the White House on Saturday stood by its claims that the legislation would benefit the middle class. Trump had declared it a gift to the people of America for the Christmas . There isn't really debate over the contours of the bill. Waiting until January means that those cuts would be delayed until 2019, according to budget expert Ed Lorenzen of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.

World News Imran Khan to make 'explosive revelations' today
Author: 0 Imran Khan to make 'explosive revelations' today

The resolution was submitted by the Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman. "They use Punjab Police to launder money....no wonder the state of the police in the province", he said, adding that the Hudaibiya Paper Mills was also established to launder money.

World News Golden Girls star turns 96-years-young
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Heck, she's got the zest of a 21-year-old! Betty White is so beloved at this point that younger audiences who have never seen an episode of " The Golden Girls " or " The Mary Tyler Moore Show " still adore her sweet charms and warm smile before surprising with a dirty joke or a clever jab.

World News Bony scores surprise victor for Swansea
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However, moments later in the Ghanaian opened the scoring in magical fashion, picking up possession 30 yards from goal, and deceiving no less than five players as he weaved into the area before placing his shot past Wolves keeper Will Norris from eight yards.

Author: 0 WH doctor: Trump requested cognitive exam

Trump now weighs 239 pounds, which at 6-foot-3 puts him just under the technical definition of obese under the body mass index, or BMI. At 239 pounds and a BMI of 29.9, Trump sits just below the obesity level. Jackson said Trump sleeps four to five hours per night, and takes Propecia for prevention of hair loss. He did say he was open to changing his diet, perhaps with smaller portion sizes on White House meals.

World News UAE: Qatari violations against Emirati planes systematic, endangers civilians
Author: 0 UAE: Qatari violations against Emirati planes systematic, endangers civilians

The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority called Monday's alleged Qatari interception "a flagrant and serious threat to the safety of civil aviation and a clear violation of worldwide laws and conventions". "The UAE response will be balanced, legal and in conformity with worldwide laws and regulations", he added, affirming that the Qatari actions are irresponsible escalation.

World News Weather Channel tweaks Trump for 'global warming' tweet
Author: 0 Weather Channel tweaks Trump for 'global warming' tweet

In any case, the U.S. is already getting a bit of that good old global warming . Climate refers to trends in a region over a long period of time (example: 2016 was the second warmest year in the United States on record). The talking point is a favorite of many climate change deniers who seemingly can't tell the difference between climate change and the temperature.

World News Somalia: US Support to Somalia Continues to Make a Positive Impact
Author: 0 Somalia: US Support to Somalia Continues to Make a Positive Impact

While ISIS-allied fighters control territory in the country's north, Al-Shabab fighters control land in the south of Somalia . "I think we are hopeful, and I think the worldwide community is also hopeful about Somalia". Sunday's strike is the US' 34th in Somalia since Trump took office. Adhering to the rule of law and respecting human rights, while assisting the Somali National Security Forces to counter terrorism, is paramount to gain Somali citizen support for their security forces.