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World News Trying to bring petrol , diesel under GST: Pradhan
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At present, the Maharashtra government levies 25 percent Value-Added Tax and Rs 11 surcharge on petrol in Mumbai. Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan yesterday said that the government is "trying that petrol, diesel and kerosene should also come under the ambit of GST ".

World News US House passes measure to fund government and end shutdown
Author: 0 US House passes measure to fund government and end shutdown

Talks fell short Sunday night to re-open federal agencies in time for the work week. The Senate voted 81-18 to end debate and move on to final passage for a funding measure Monday afternoon. Schumer "put a lot on the table " in negotiations on Friday, which Trump accepted, then "walked it back", Democratic Senator Chris Coons said on the "Fox News Sunday" program.

World News Flu-related deaths in children are on the rise
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This, during one of the deadliest flu seasons in recent years. According to health officials, when the virus is H3N2 dominant, the symptoms are way worse than other kinds of flu. "It's important to know that it takes about two weeks for protection to set in". Wash your hands frequently and avoid touching your mouth, nose and eyes.

World News Gas prices in Georgia increase
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The national average has increased 8.8 cents during the last month and stands 22.7 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. $3.08/g in 2017, $2.64/g in 2016, $3.31/g in 2015, $3.98/g in 2014 and $4.08/g in 2013. "Oil prices remain near multi-year highs but do show some signs of buckling at least slightly, but for motorists, we have not and may not see sizable relief just yet".

World News Sen. Jeff Flake: Hard Work Remains on Funding, DACA
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Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas said he thought Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY agreed to push back the vote to give his caucus "a chance to chew" on a GOP proposal to break the impasse. The final bill still has to moved once more through the Senate and the House and been signed by President Donald Trump . DACA refers to the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , which provides legal status and work permits to immigrants brought to ...

World News Lawmakers to vote on pulling USA 'back from brink' on shutdown
Author: 0 Lawmakers to vote on pulling USA 'back from brink' on shutdown

McConnell announced a commitment to take up legislation related to the legal status of recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Immigrants, or DACA , program as well as border security after the expiry of the next stopgap spending bill (assuming there's not another shutdown).

World News Palestinian MPs kicked out of Knesset during Pence speech
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According to the report , this means "the end of the issue of Jerusalem ", because no Israeli government will negotiate over Jerusalem after the USA administration recognizes it as its capital. He praised Israeli leaders for their willingness to negotiate with the Palestinians , and called on the Palestinian leadership to return to the negotiating table.

World News Mexican Uber driver in US illegally charged with 4 rapes
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The alleged crimes occurred over four weeks starting in mid-December in San Luis Obispo , a city of about 45,000 that is home to California Polytechnic State University. Alarcon-Nunez will appear in court again January 29 at 8:30 p.m.in Department 7 for a preliminary hearing with judge van Rooyen. Alarcon-Nunez returned to the USA illegally after a voluntary deportation from New Mexico in 2005, officials said.

World News Supreme Court observes it can not go into marital status of Hadiya
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The court said that it can not go into the marital status if the girl says she married her choice. "Can a court annul a marriage when both the man and the woman are adults?" The SC bench has also made Hadiya a party in the case and has asked her to file her response before the next hearing, which is on February 22.

Author: 0 France would have voted to leave European Union too, says Emmanuel Macron

The French government is also hoping to capitalise on uncertainties elsewhere, including the Brexit negotiations and US President Donald Trump's unpredictability. "We have to respect all the countries". The Washington Post reported that Trump made the comment on Thursday, with several people briefed on the meeting alleging the president said: "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" while discussing Haiti, El Salvador and several African countries.

World News Storm expected to bring a foot of snow to area
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Strong winds with gusts up to 30 miles per hour continue to lead to significant blowing and drifting snow as well. In Flagstaff, Ariz., the 5.6 of snow that fell was its largest snowfall so far this season.The city is still almost 3 feet below its normal snowfall total this season.

World News Senate expected to approve measure to end government shutdown
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I hope a lesson was learned in that bringing government to a halt, over a manufactured crisis, was unnecessary and counterproductive. "They've got no exit strategy", he said just before the vote . Tester said in a statement that the 17-day budget did not include any funding for community health centers that are important to his rural state, nor did the deal include additional resources for border security .

World News Excited Eagles fan chases subway, runs into pole
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The Vikings played like they were suffering from a hangover from the win over the Saints. When asked if he had any indication from the Vikings that he would be back for the 2018 season, Keenum said, "Nope". That's $1,000 for every point the Eagles scored against the Vikes Sunday. In that game, played 13 years ago in Jacksonville, the Patriots won, 24-21.

World News Crisco landed $3.45 million worth of free advertising from NFC title game
Author: 0 Crisco landed $3.45 million worth of free advertising from NFC title game

Philadelphia scored about every way imaginable that day, including on a 24-yard blocked punt return, 99-yard interception return and 83-yard punt return. Matt Patricia is the Patriots defensive coordinator and Frank Reich is the Eagles offensive coordinator, but this has been Belichick's defense for years and Pederson has his fingerprints all over the Eagles offense.

World News Russians to get 'neutral' gray, red uniforms for Olympics
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The six-time Olympic champion has been excluded from the list of Winter Games participants less than three weeks before the start of the event, which will be staged in PyeongChang in the country of his birth, South Korea, TASS reports, citing a source familiar with the situation.

World News SFA dealt blow as Michael O'Neill rejects Scotland job
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The Record says the process has been branded a "shambles" as it "took an eternity" to speak to Northern Ireland chief O'Neill. But he insists O'Neill was just one name on a list of candidates for the job and those other managers will now come under closer consideration.

World News United States shutdown to end as Senate strikes deal
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Tens of thousands of federal workers had begun closing down operations for lack of funding on Monday, the first weekday since the shutdown , but essential services such as security and defense operations had continued. That sent it to the White House, which said President Donald Trump was expected to sign the bill, a product chiefly of negotiations among Senate leaders.

World News Outrage over beefed-up bill in Venice
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A Daily Mirror report identified the eatery as Osteria da Luca, located near Venice's famed St Mark's Square. In Venice, where 30 million visitors outnumber the local population of around 55,000, running into a tourist trap is unfortunately a very real risk.

Author: 0 What will Donald Trump be telling the WEF?

But reopening was in sight later in the day after Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill. The World Economic Forum will be taking place from January 23 - 26, at the Swiss ski resort town of Davos . As of Friday morning, news outlets were reporting that Trump would not make time to meet with May during the trip to Davos. The White House spokeswoman said then that she did not believe it was "likely" that Trump would go to Switzerland if the government was ...

World News Saudi Arabia urges global oil producers to continue cooperation in 2019
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OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers signed a landmark agreement in November 2016 to cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day to fight oversupply and lift deteriorating prices. The volume of crude import would remain little changed at 213.5 million metric tonnes in 2017-18 but the value would jump to $81 billion from $70 billion in the previous year.

World News Widespread Solidarity With The USA During VP Pence's Visit To Israel
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Welcoming Pence to the parliament, Netanyahu said he was the first USA vice president to have been accorded the honour. Pence, who flew into Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion Airport from Jordan on a U.S. Naamit Levarko said she thinks the visit "follows the Trump Administration's mission of putting the embassy in Jerusalem , and strengthening relationships".

World News Turkey attacking the most effective anti-IS force in Syria
Author: 0 Turkey attacking the most effective anti-IS force in Syria

The emergence of such a hostile political entity or autonomous unit along its southern border may change the status quo against its interest and isolate Turkey from the rest of the Middle East. The Kurds "will surely put up hard resistance, but I don't know how heavily armed they are and a determined Turkish attack is probably difficult to fend off", he said.

World News Shah Rukh Khan 'extremely charged' after receiving 24th Crystal Award
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In an earlier statement, Khan said: "I consider my work with these heroic and handsome women a great privilege as it imparts dignity and objective to my life". Loving being at the Davos , now to get ready for the Crystal Award Ceremony. He has also been responsible for the creation of specialized children's hospital wards and has supported childcare centers with free boarding for children undergoing cancer treatment.

World News Jessica Falkholt's Funeral To Be Held Today In Sydney
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The funeral of the 28-year-old actress took place ten days after her life support was turned off , following a tragic boxing day vehicle accident that also took the lives of Falkholt's father Lars, 69, mother Vivian, 60, and sister Annabelle, 21 .

World News 911 audio from Rand Paul attack released
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Attorney's office. U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler of the Southern District of IN announced Friday that Boucher, 58, has been charged with assaulting a member of Congress resulting IN personal injury, according to a news release. Hess said in a statement. 'Those who choose to commit such an act will be held accountable'. He has entered a not guilty plea to that charge, but his attorney says he is "very regretful".

World News Trump Slams Dems Over Shutdown
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At the center of the dispute is the future of DACA , the Obama era bill that shielded 700,000 undocumented migrants brought to the U.S.as children-the " dreamers "-from deportation". House Speaker Paul Ryan told "Fox and Friends" Monday that if the Senate approved a temporary spending bill to reopen the government through February 8, the House would approve it, too.

World News Here's Trump's full health report from his first physical exam as president
Author: 0 Here's Trump's full health report from his first physical exam as president

Ronny L. Jackson, a rear admiral in the Navy and the White House physician, told reporters on Tuesday . "We have conversations about many things, most don't revolve around medical issues at all". " He continues to enjoy the significant long-term cardiac and overall health benefits that come from a lifetime of abstinence from tobacco and alcohol ", he said .

World News Congress Passes Bill To End 3-Day Government Shutdown
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The Senate voted Monday to advance a bill that would extend government funding through February 8. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas said he thought Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY agreed to push back the vote to give his caucus "a chance to chew" on a GOP proposal to break the impasse.