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Odisha MP Jay Panda suspended from Biju Janata Dal on 'disciplinary grounds'

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Panda, a four-time member of Parliament , was suspended from the ruling BJD for indulging in anti-party activities, said BJD Vice-President Suryanarayan Patro. "However, if he is nominated, he stated he would be able to lobby and get it", the party release said. Soon after the successful inauguration of the said project, a barrage of allegations followed accusing Jay Panda of neglecting party workers in his parliamentary constituency region and misappropriating MPLAD funds. Read More »

South Korea to file complaint to WTO over US safeguard measures

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Mission Solar Energy is a unit of OCI Enterprises, which in turn is the North American subsidiary of South Korea's OCI Co (SEO:010060). It says its inclusion in the application of protections is "regrettable" given the U.S. Additionally, the Chinese government has heavily subsidized the industry and has increased their market share in the U.S from about 7-percent in 2005 to 61-percent in 2012. Read More »

Status Orange Weather Warning Issued For Kildare

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Storm Georgina was officially named by the Irish Met Eireann on Tuesday after a brewing system of low pressure prompted yellow wind warnings across parts of the UK. Forecasters have issued amber weather warnings as Storm Georgina batters the United Kingdom with heavy rain and winds of up to 90 miles per hour. Read More »

US President Donald Trump signs spending bill, ending US shutdown

Her seatmate, Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., argued Democrats were in control because of Senate rules that required 60 votes to shut off filibusters, and there are only 51 Republican senators. "For the first time in five years, five years, we will finally debate and vote on immigration and DACA issues", said Sen. "Big win for Republicans as Democrats cave on Shutdown ", tweeted Trump . Read More »

Hamas leader says U.S. prefers Israel over Arabs

The official acknowledged that the United States and the Palestinian leadership had not had any direct diplomatic contact since Trump's Jerusalem declaration. Another speaker, Dr. Ghada Karmi, a Palestinian academic, writer and activist, argued that with the latest decision, the USA administration "has made very clear that Israeli and US interests are identical". Read More »

NYC files opioid lawsuit against 8 drugmakers, distributors

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The mayor reportedly opted to pull out of the meeting minutes after the Justice Department made the request, according to NY1 . In its lawsuit, the city blamed the opioid crisis on deceptive marketing by drug manufacturers and the "flooding" of prescription painkillers by pharmaceutical distributors. Read More »

Indonesian troops show off snake-handling skills for Mattis

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Ryacudu also mentioned the further easing of restrictions that would allow greater interaction between the USA military and Indonesian Special Forces (Kopassus) and potential US assistance with the " Our Eyes " program he has been promoting with other regional states (Washington has its own restricted "Five Eyes" intelligence alliance with Western powers the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand). Read More »

Mayon Volcano Bulletin 24 January 2018 8:00 AM

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More than 56,000 people fled the surrounding areas and were taking shelter in evacuation camps, officials told the AP; the army and police were helping others move from their homes. "It was like night time at noon, there was zero visibility in some areas because the ash fall was so thick", Nunez said. The number of displaced increased after the provincial government expanded the danger zone around the 8,077-foot volcano to a radius of 5 miles. Read More »

RNC chair: 'Too early to say' whether GOP will support Meehan

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Delaware County Republican Party Chairman Andy Reilly said he had not heard anything of the matter until someone forwarded him the Times story Saturday and he had not spoken with Meehan or his staff by Monday afternoon. The comments were his first extensive response to a New York Times report Saturday that revealed that he had used thousands of taxpayer dollars to quietly settle a sexual harassment claim brought by the former aide, who was decades younger than the married, 62-year-old ... Read More »

Goodbye yellow brick tours; Elton John announces farewell world concerts

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John has toured for nearly 50 years and he says the upcoming Farewell Yellow Brick Road global jaunt, which begins in September, will visit every country where he has fans. John, 70, has been a legendarily entertaining performer and renowned hitmaker for almost 50 years, creating such enduring hits as Rocket Man, Tiny Dancer , Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me and Candle In the Wind . Read More »

Oil rally pauses on signs USA crude tanks start to fill again

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Used oil barrels are stacked at a storage facility in Seattle, Washington February 12, 2015. Also supporting oil prices was a 0.7 percent drop in the USA dollar after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's comments that a weaker currency was positive for American trade. Read More »

Why on earth did Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho drop Luke Shaw?

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They know I am happy and when that's the case one day we decide to do something we will do it easily, but plenty of time. Shaw, who Arsenal reportedly asked for in exchange for Alexis Sanchez , has slowly worked his way back into first-team contention this season after a hard 18 months under Mourinho. Read More »

Kentucky school shooting leaves 2 dead, several others wounded

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Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said on the Senate floor midday Tuesday morning as information about the shooting was beginning to surface. Assistant District Attorney Ann Montgomery declined to say whether the boy's case will remain in juvenile court or whether prosecutors will move to charge him as an adult. Read More »

MI doctor: this year's flu worst in 10 years

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Even the MTA is using its message boards to remind New Yorkers to sneeze into their sleeves if they don't have a tissue handy. At least 2,872 confirmed cases of influenza have been reported in MA so far, compared with 823 during the entire 2016-17 season, according to the Department of Public Health. Read More »

Rawat takes over as CEC

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Former Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa was appointed Election Commissioner to replace Rawat from Tuesday, the ministry said. During his tenure as election commissioner of India, Mr Rawat monitored general assembly election in 14 states including Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam among others. Read More »

Chief of staff John Kelly is a power-hungry nut job, says Trump

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Trump was unsure whether they took the right decision of joining his administration. There was, Kurtz expresses, "no longer a requirement for the gathering". White House chief of staff John Kelly has been credited with bringing a certain level of discipline to an otherwise chaotic West Wing - but apparently some members of the administration are growing exhausted of his style. Read More »

France welcomes Trump's nuke decision

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Some states say this phrasing does not make it an obligatory commitment. Iran denied such a meeting took place and resolutely maintains that its missile program is purely defensive. European diplomats favour creating a high-level working group with Iran to discuss the missile issue, while reminding Trump that NATO's ballistic missile defence shield in southeastern Europe will boast a new site in Poland this year. Read More »

Sanofi confirms deal to buy Bioverativ for $11.6bn

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Duke Realty Corporation is an equity real estate investment trust. The firm offers a suite of gaming solutions, a distribution platform, gaming process support services, brand and player management, and real-money and social gaming services and products. Read More »

Germany's 2 Rival Political Parties Agree To Coalition Talks

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On the table is a 28-page policy outline agreed by the two sides in a marathon session on January 12. "We will talk to conservatives in the coming days and agree on a time frame". He pledged to press for expanded commitments on health care, hardship rules for refugees who want to bring family members to Germany and curbing layoffs of temporary workers. Read More »

Montana governor orders net neutrality for state contracts

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Now, any telecommunications company with a state contract must now abide by two core aspects of net neutrality that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed in December 2017. "The ruling by the FCC just takes us back to the rules that encouraged rural internet infrastructure development and actually gave us the internet". Telcos that don't comply can still operate in Montana , but will be ineligible to receive any service contracts with government agencies. Read More »

Mulvaney: Trump's DACA position 'depends on what we get in exchange'

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Mulvaney called for bipartisanship and said the fate of the government rests exclusively in the hands of Congressional Democrats. The comments come following a government shutdown over congressional disagreements on immigration policy, including how to deal with those protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Read More »

Alaska natural disaster: Powerful aftershocks to strike TODAY

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The first warnings came around 1:30 to 2:00 a.m. Hall said the all clear was sounded a little after 4 a.m. Kerry Seifert, an emergency management specialist, says it is nearly too soon to get damage reports as members of most communities could be seeking higher ground following the quake that struck recorded about 175 miles southeast of Kodiak Island early Tuesday morning. Read More »

Pakistan girl rape, murder: 23-year-old neighbour held, confesses to crime

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He said that Zainab's father and even the CM himself wanted the culprit to be publicly hanged, but everyone would need to respect whatever the law of the land would decide. "He said he used to get possessed by djinns, if that was the case then he should be given a befitting punishment to be exorcised", said the sister. Read More »

Abdul Subhan Qureshi, 'India's Bin Laden', taught English in Nepal

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A resident of Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, Qureshi moved to Mira Road in Mumbai . "We seized pistols and several documents from Qureshi". He is suspected to be associated with the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), and is thought to have been responsible for participating in the Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Delhi bombings. Read More »