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World News Equity indices close at record highs, IT stocks gain
Author: 0 Equity indices close at record highs, IT stocks gain

The NSE Nifty also hit a record intra-day high of 10,975.10, before finishing at 10,966.20, up 71.50 points, or 0.66 per cent. Energy companies were among the top gainers, with the S&P BSE Energy index closing 2.42% higher, its second straight session of gains.

World News Trump slams Durbin, who he says 'misrepresented' his immigration comments
Author: 0 Trump slams Durbin, who he says 'misrepresented' his immigration comments

Trump also wanted to close a variety of loopholes in immigration law, to dissuade people to come to the USA illegally. "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed ", Trump told reporters at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he was having dinner with Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

World News Donald Trump aces Montreal Cognitive Assessment
Author: 0 Donald Trump aces Montreal Cognitive Assessment

The White House press shop has since scrambled to insist the president supports the funding legislation, but in the meantime hardline House conservatives are dragging their feet and some Republican senators have said they're done with stopgap measures.

World News Three killed in southern Thai market bomb
Author: 0 Three killed in southern Thai market bomb

The three provinces are the only ones with Muslim majorities in the predominantly Buddhist country. The bomb was hidden inside a motorcycle parked in front of a market stall, police said. Rights groups have accused both the insurgents and security forces of widespread human rights abuses, with civilians trapped between the two sides.

World News Women MPs tour KNH amid emerging rape reports
Author: 0 Women MPs tour KNH amid emerging rape reports

Kenyatta National Hospital CEO, Llilly Koros, has vehemently denied claims that women are being attacked and abused at the health facility. Journalists were, however, not allowed into the hospital to talk to the mothers in the maternity wing on the third floor who were reported to have been targeted in the rape attacks as they go to check on and feed their children at the nursery on the ground floor.

World News Brother of TV star 'arrested after little girl stabbed to death'
Author: 0 Brother of TV star 'arrested after little girl stabbed to death'

Police were called to the address at Brownhills, near Walsall, UK, at 9.15pm on Saturday 20 January where the young girl was found with serious injuries. 'Our family contact group are supporting the group of the young lady, who are normally crushed by her passing. 'Our thoughts remain with them'. "We are still at the early stages of understanding exactly what happened and why - but I can confirm we are not looking for anyone else in connection with this investigation".

Author: 0 Should president's private meetings be open to reporting?

Durbin (D-Ill.); Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.); Senator David Perdue (R-Ga.); Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.); Representative Robert W. Goodlatte (R-Va.). After the Charlottesville, Virginia protests that left one dead, the president said from Trump Tower in NY, "I own a house in Charlottesville..." Instead, she suggested, the president "has so many people telling him left and right what to say and what not to say" that "sometimes maybe it gets confusing", she said.

World News Under Trump, US leadership approval drops to new lows overseas
Author: 0 Under Trump, US leadership approval drops to new lows overseas

The previous low was held by former President Obama, whose first-year average stood 11 points higher than Trump's, at 50 percent. Despite raging controversy over Chancellor Angela Merkel's handling of the European migrant crisis, Germany chalked up the highest approval rating with 41 percent.

World News Russian official: U.S. campaign of North Korea pressure 'deeply concerning'
Author: 0 Russian official: U.S. campaign of North Korea pressure 'deeply concerning'

Tehran has ruled out any changes in the deal, while the other signatories - Britain, France, Germany, China, and Russian Federation - have closed ranks in support of the accord. "North Korea continues to find ways to evade these sanctions and the regime continues to thrive, I am sure Mr. Trump is frustrated and he is finding that the politics of sanctions are lot more complex when you are in power", Sitaraman said.

World News Pawan Kalyan to Announce Political Voyage From Telangana Temple Today
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The Honorable Ambassador had tweeted yesterday that, "Tomorrow I will be present at the inauguration of cooperation between Warsaw based Maharaja Jam Saheb High School with prestigious Hyderabad Public School". During a brief press interaction on Sunday, Pawan Kalyan said that the yatra will focus on learning the problems of the people first-hand and how he could help them.

World News Trump ends year as 'most unpopular' President
Author: 0 Trump ends year as 'most unpopular' President

African countries, as a whole, actually hold USA leadership in higher regard than any other region, with a 51 percent approval rating, down just two percentage points from 2016. Gallup said it would be premature to consider whether Trump's "America First" foreign policy approach is a success. Trump has long stressed that under his administration, the US would pursue an "America first" policy that critics have said is more accurately described as "America only".

World News 3 hospitalized after shooting in Midtown; gunman still on the loose
Author: 0 3 hospitalized after shooting in Midtown; gunman still on the loose

A gunman was on the loose after the shooting near the busy intersection of 31st Street and Broadway shortly after 4:30 p.m., according to police. Sources say 29-year-old Romanian tourist Adrian Burduja was cycling past and a stray bullet went in his back, and officials confirmed he was not an intended target.

World News Huntley School on Soft Lockdown After Bullets Found
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Monica Armenta said there may have been some sort of fight at 2:30 p.m. after the school was dismissed. The principal says this comes just a day after a threat was posted on social media, telling students to not come to school. The school was immediately placed on lockdown. Around 15 minutes later, police said the lockdown was lifted and there was no threat. As for the two students involved in the altercation, they're now at police headquarters with their parents.

World News Vikings Trying To Block Out Pressures Of NFC Championship
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Bank Stadium on February 4. If the NFL Network is part of your cable package, you can also live stream the game through the NFL app on XBox, Apple TV, or Roku device on your TV. With the Vikings down 14-7 in the second quarter and trying to get back into the game, Keenum lost a fumble on a strip sack by Derek Barnett that was recovered by Long at the Eagles' 24.

World News Spanish government refuses decision by sacked Catalonia leader to rule remotely
Author: 0 Spanish government refuses decision by sacked Catalonia leader to rule remotely

The region's ex-president, Carles Puigdemont, is scheduled to attend a debate Monday at the University of Copenhagen titled "Catalonia and Europe at a Crossroads for Democracy". Danish authorities have not yet said whether they plan to turn Puigdemont over to Spanish officials. Spain is investigating Puigdemont for possible rebellion, sedition and embezzlement linked to a unilateral declaration of independence by Catalonia's parliament on October 27.

World News Man arrested after schoolgirl, eight, is stabbed to demise
Author: 0 Man arrested after schoolgirl, eight, is stabbed to demise

Last night, police were at the home of Mylee's mother, Tracey Taundry, which is just minutes away from the scene of the crime. "They (police) just said it had been an incident". A shocked mother told neighbours her "little girl" had been stabbed as they tried to comfort her after the knife attack. "She just said, "he's stabbed my little girl".

World News North Korean girl band leader heads delegation to South
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Hyon, better known as the leader of the North's all-female Moranbong Band, smiled but made no comment to reporters at Seoul Station. The stony-faced officials, surrounded by hundreds of Seoul police officers, were seen alighting from the bus before boarding a train bound for the eastern city of Gangneung, where one of the planned musical concerts is due to be held.

World News OP Rawat appointed new Chief Election Commissioner, Ashok Lawasa made Election Commissioner
Author: 0 OP Rawat appointed new Chief Election Commissioner, Ashok Lawasa made Election Commissioner

Rawat will take over from CEC Achal Kumar Joti whose term ends on Monday. He will reportedly serve as Election Commissioner for a period of three years, following which he will demit office upon turning 65 years old. Secretary in the Defence Ministry. On return from central deputation, he served as Commissioner (Women & Child Development), Registrar (Co-operative Societies), Secretary (Cooperation), Secretary (Agriculture) and State Excise Commissioner in Madhya Pradesh.

World News Lava Fountain Spews From Mayon Volcano
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This is the second in over a week and happened as authorities are bracing for a possible "hazardous eruption". The Miisi lava has advanced beyond 3 kilometers from the crater. "They have comply with our advisory so we will achieve our main of a zero casualty", Daep said, adding he would call the attention of Daraga officials on the influx of tourists to the area.

World News Rahm wins CareerBuilder Challenge on fourth play-off hole
Author: 0 Rahm wins CareerBuilder Challenge on fourth play-off hole

Jon Rahm defeated Andrew Landry on their fourth play-off hole to claim the CareerBuilder Challenge title in California on Sunday. "It's an incredible feeling [having multiple Tour wins]", Rahm said. "One of us had to do it and either one of us would've been a well deserved champion". Piller, fresh off the Web.com Tour, now has two top-four finishes already this season.

Author: 0 US House would accept bill funding government to February 8: Paul Ryan

In the event of a shutdown, food inspections and other vital services would continue, as would Social Security, other federal benefit programs and most military operations. The White House has said it won't negotiate on immigration until Democrats vote to reopen the government. Sunday on CBS's " Face the Nation ", Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) questioned President Donald Trump's new saying Democrats "will be complicit in every murder committed by illegal immigrants" if they ...

World News Syria Kurdish party appeals to world against Turkish threats
Author: 0 Syria Kurdish party appeals to world against Turkish threats

Erdogan has threatened an imminent military operation to "purge terror" from near its borders. Turkish officials appear to be backing off that threat , at least somewhat. The operation, for which Turkey has also rallied almost 10,000 Syrian opposition fighters, could spill into a wider Turkish-Kurdish confrontation inside Turkey.

World News Philadelphia's 'CriscoCops' have greased city's light poles ahead of NFC title game
Author: 0 Philadelphia's 'CriscoCops' have greased city's light poles ahead of NFC title game

The Super Bowl will be February 4 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. "It is not clear at this point what started the fight, which took place around 3 p.m. They get Tom Brady and company in two weeks. "You have to be pretty aggressive with him". There are reasons for this. For the Eagles , one of the key parts of their run defense is defensive tackle, Beau Allen.

World News Gov. Brown blocks parole for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten
Author: 0 Gov. Brown blocks parole for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

The 68-year-old Van Houten is serving life for the murders of wealthy grocer Leno La Bianca and his wife, Rosemary, when Van Houten was 19. "We're going to challenge this in court", said Mr. Manson, the mastermind behind the grisly murders, died in November. Brown also cited Van Houten's tendency to place all the blame for the murders on Manson, while downplaying her role and responsibility for the crimes.

World News North Korean pop star visits South Korea before performing at the Olympics
Author: 0 North Korean pop star visits South Korea before performing at the Olympics

Also Sunday, North Korea agreed to let an advance team of South Korean officials visit ski and tourist resorts on its eastern coast for three days beginning Tuesday, South Korean officials said. The 22 athletes are not expected to win a first Winter Games medal for North Korea since 1992, when they won a bronze in women's short track speed skating.

World News Some Filipino expats can still go to Kuwait for work
Author: 0 Some Filipino expats can still go to Kuwait for work

The labor department said the Filipina migrant workers were household services workers, and majority were deployed in 2016. Kuwait expressed surprise at the move and said it was in touch with Manila to try to resolve the issue. Today, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III suspended the deployment of workers to Kuwait following the deaths of seven overseas Filipino workers in the Gulf state.

World News '12 Strong' tells a different story
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Their primary mission is to assume control of the Afghan city Mazar-i-Sharif, hoping to accomplish their objective before the weather makes conditions unbearable. Thus, goes the story of 12 Strong , produced by Jerry Bruckheimer . Director Nicolai Fuglsig's visual account of the operation exponentially reduces the magnitude of their mammoth task.

World News Erdogan announces the launch of ground operation in Syria's Afrin
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However, the Syrian regime denied the Turkish assertions and called the attacks a "brutal Turkish aggression on Afrin which is an intrinsic part of Syrian land", according to Syrian regime media. Mr Cavusoglu said Turkey wasn't satisfied with the U.S. explanation, while adding that it has no interest in colliding with the USA over the operation.

World News Russia: Iran deal can't survive if U.S. pulls out
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One of the most terrifying situations we face is the hair-trigger standoff on the Korean Peninsula. U.S. President Donald Trump said a week ago that European allies and Congress have to work with him to fix "the disastrous flaws" in the nuclear pact or face a U.S.

World News Turkey launches ground offensive in northern Syria against US-backed militias
Author: 0 Turkey launches ground offensive in northern Syria against US-backed militias

Anadolu Agency said Sunday the forces entered Afrin province, a day after Turkish warplanes launched airstrikes against a US -backed Kurdish militia in Afrin. "We will defeat this aggression, like we have defeated other such assaults", the group said in a statement . He said France would call for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council.

World News Can attack enemies on foreign soil, Rajnath Singh warns
Author: 0 Can attack enemies on foreign soil, Rajnath Singh warns

Meanwhile, an Army jawan injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan succumbed to injuries on Saturday night, taking the death toll in the border firing in Jammu and Kashmir to 11 since Thursday, police said, as per PTI . Singh also praised PM Narendra Modi , maintaining that under his leadership, the economy of India was moving ahead at a fast pace. ".and now even the global economists and experts accept this", he explained.