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The Bharatiya Janata Party's success in the Gujarat bypolls comes after their massive victory in the Maharashtra municipal council polls, where they won 851 seats. BJP won the Karad municipal council presidentship in the constituency of former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, while Congress won the Bhokardan municipal council presidentship in BJP state chief Raosaheb Danve's constituency.
  • Rooney leads Man United to 4-0 win with record-breaking goal

    Rooney leads Man United to 4-0 win with record-breaking goal

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    So I'm pleased. I'm sure there's plenty more to come and I'm happy with the win as well as the goal. "That I see as the real record". Rooney, who was on England duty at the time , faced heavy criticism this month after photographs appearing to show him drunk at a wedding party were published in a newspaper.
  • Australia flags introducing 15% 'backpacker tax'

    Australia flags introducing 15% 'backpacker tax'

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    Mr Morrison put the blame for the farce on Opposition Leader Bill Shorten. In a last-ditch effort to ensure Australian farmers have sufficient help ahead of the fruit picking season, Australia's coalition government has agreed on a compromise which will set the nation's "backpacker tax" at 15 per cent, China's Xinhua news agency reported.
  • Lamar Jackson Strikes Heisman Pose After Scoring Touchdown vs

    Lamar Jackson Strikes Heisman Pose After Scoring Touchdown vs

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    Cook is going to win the regular season ACC rushing crown, and he's still one of the most gifted backs in the country. This could also potentially hurt Louisville's chances of going to one of the major bowls next month. 229 - Rushing yards for United Kingdom against a UofL defense that entered the game sixth nationally at 99.2 yards per game. Howard Stevens set the old record of 1,429 yards in 1971.
  • Obama, Putin speak for four minutes about Syria and Ukraine

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    President Barack Obama spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday as an economic summit got under way in Peru. President of Russia Vladimir Putin invited Peru's President Kuczynski to visit Russia next year. Trump's glowing remarks about Putin coupled with suspicions that Moscow used cyber attacks to gain him an advantage in the election has put the relationship of the two leaders under scrutiny.
  • Train in northern India derails, killing at least 45 people

    Train in northern India derails, killing at least 45 people

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    Rescuers are using metal cutters and other large machinery to cut through crushed coaches in the hunt for victims or dead bodies. The accident killed at least 145, of which 116 had been identified, according to Dr. Authorities are looking into the possibility a fractured track caused the train to roll off the rails on its journey between the cities of Patna and Indore.
  • Times reporters tweet news of Trump meeting as it happens

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    Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch said not investigating Clinton would be a "betrayal" of Trump's promise to clean up Washington and vowed to "vigorously pursue its independent litigation and investigation of the Clinton email, national security, and other corruption scandals".
  • Trump calls for unity, healing in Thanksgiving address

    Trump calls for unity, healing in Thanksgiving address

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    They dined in the Mar-a-Lago club, where the menu included a choice of four chilled seafoods, "Mr. Trump's Wedge Salad", devilled eggs, traditional turkey and stuffing, lamb, beef and sea bass. Before he declared the appointment of two women to his cabinet, both of whom had been critical of him. On Wednesday, Mr Trump made two more appointments to his new government - Nikki Haley as ambassador to the United Nations and Betsy DeVos as education secretary.
  • Iraqi troops face stiff resistance from IS in eastern Mosul

    Iraqi troops face stiff resistance from IS in eastern Mosul

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    Four civilians were killed and four others were wounded. The battle to drive the Islamic State terrorist group out of Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, is well underway, and every indication is that it's shaping up to be the bloody, grinding urban warfare military leaders have long predicted.
  • Steven Seagal receives Russian passport in Kremlin

    Steven Seagal receives Russian passport in Kremlin

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    Seagal and Putin share a mutual passion for martial arts, and more specifically judo Seagal has given the United States the chop Steven Seagal can still serious kick a**! At the time a spokesperson for the Kremlin said the actor had asked "insistently" to be given citizenship.
  • Exhume Marcos from heroes' cemetery, court urged

    Exhume Marcos from heroes' cemetery, court urged

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    The tradition started in the late 1970s, when members of the fraternity ran naked on the campus grounds in protest after Marcos banned a film criticizing his administration. The stealthy burial enraged democracy advocates and sparked protests in Manila and other cities. "Mr. President, we demand a reversal of this undeserved hero's burial, and we demand that the Marcoses be held criminally liable for plunder and human rights violations", the group said.
  • PM seeks 50 days time to weed out ill-gotten wealth

    PM seeks 50 days time to weed out ill-gotten wealth

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    A day after making an impassioned appeal to the nation to bear with the hardships of demonetisation for 50 days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Ghazipur to inaugurate railway projects in the city. "This is a 70-year-old disease I have to eliminate in 17 months ... And lakhs of people have started buying pills for sleep, but they can not even get sleeping pills", he said, adding that he sought the strength of the honest people in the country in his fight against black money and corruption.
  • Fears grow for Aleppo civilians as Syria regime advances

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    On Sunday, Syria's Foreign Minister Walid Muallem rebuffed a proposal from United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura to halt fighting in Aleppo and allow the opposition to administer the east of the city. Syrian government forces and allied fighters advanced quickly inside rebel-held Aleppo on Monday, pressing an offensive in defiance of global concern for the fate of the city and its civilians.
  • Iraqi forces push on against IS in eastern Mosul

    Iraqi forces push on against IS in eastern Mosul

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    Major General Sami al-Aridi of the Iraqi special forces said on November 19 that IS militants were fighting in eastern Mosul with snipers, rocket-propelled grenades, and mortar rounds. The resilience of the IS fighters and the reluctance of the Iraqi military and its Western backers to use overwhelming firepower - in order to avoid civilian casualties - have led to the slow pace of the battle to retake Mosul.
  • Kremlin accuses Obama team of trying to damage ties with Russian Federation

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    A phone talk between the Russian president Vladimir Putin and newly elected President of the US Donald Trump has marked a " new era" in the US-Russia relations and caused panic among the European Union leaders. Trump's election has sparked fears among European nations that they need to be more self-reliant on security matters, not only because the future US leader pushed the issue on the campaign trail but also because some nations fear depending on security guarantees from a leader they ...
  • Iraqi paramilitary units free airbase in west of Mosul

    Iraqi paramilitary units free airbase in west of Mosul

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    Special forces have captured a foothold in the city's east, and have been advancing slowly over the past week to avoid casualties and civilian deaths as Daesh fighters emerge to attack from the dense, urban landscape, often with armor-plated suicide auto bombs.
  • President-elect Donald Trump in a diplomatic feud with UK

    President-elect Donald Trump in a diplomatic feud with UK

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    Trump tweeted Monday night, "Many people would like to see @ Nigel_Farage represent Great Britain as their Ambassador to the United States". "He is doing a great job ". "And Mr Johnson told MPs that "it's vital that we are as positive as we can possibly be about the new administration-elect" as he hit out at Labour for being" premature" in making "hostile judgments" about the next occupant of the White House.
  • Young girl found after Amber Alert in Vancouver

    Young girl found after Amber Alert in Vancouver

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    UPDATE (11:45 a.m.): Police have released an updated photo of Delilah Felton is hopes it will help someone recognize her. Montague said their investigation was complicated by the fact that Hanley has no fixed address, no vehicle and no cellphone, which made it more hard to track her whereabouts.
  • Israel revives plan for 500 homes in Jerusalem settlement

    Israel revives plan for 500 homes in Jerusalem settlement

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    This news story is related to Latest/166863-Trump-would-love-to-broker-peace-between-Palestinians-Israel/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani told the Israeli American Council in September that the USA should "reject the whole notion of a two-state solution in Israel".
  • Center Says No Flaw in Post Notes Ban Implementation

    Center Says No Flaw in Post Notes Ban Implementation

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    The Supreme Court rejecting the central government's plea to restrain High Courts and all other subordinate courts from entertaining petitions challenging demonetization is of questionable merit. The apex court's observation in the course of arguments that people standing in queues for long for withdrawal of money could turn riotous can hardly be described as a worthy comment considering that the long queues are getting shorter by the day and people have been enduring the ordeal hoping that ...
  • Pakistan won't tolerate 'deliberate' targeting of civilians: Nawaz Sharif

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    Pakistan on Wednesday said three of its soldiers were killed in Indian firing along the Line of Control, while nine civilians were also killed as Indian troops allegedly targeted a passenger bus in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. The statement also said that an ambulance, which had rushed the scene of the attack, was sacked upon by India. A local official, Waheed Khan, says the civilians were killed when an Indian artillery shell hit the bus in the Neelum Valley on Wednesday.
  • In Our Opinion: We can be thankful for much

    In Our Opinion: We can be thankful for much

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    It's called the National Day of Mourning . Over the years, Thanksgiving began to evolve into a day of thanks and celebration and the start of the Christmas/holiday shopping season. It was deemed too "inflammatory", Munro said. Pilgrim Edward Winslow described the Pilgrims' Thanksgiving by saying: "Our harvest being gotten in, our governor sent four men out fowling so that we might rejoice together after we had gathered the fruit of our labors".
  • Multiple People Shot At Shawnee Park In Louisville

    Multiple People Shot At Shawnee Park In Louisville

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    FOX News reports that the shooting took place during an annual youth football game at Shawnee Park in Louisville Thursday. Police said they believed one victim was in a black vehicle that was stopped in the middle of the road. Mayor Fischer offered his well thoughts and prayers to the families impacted by the Thanksgiving Day shooting. Charlotte Waddell, a cousin of the late Muhammad Ali who has attended the football event for decades, told The Courier-Journal that she had just finished ...
  • Donald Trump Gives First Interview as President-Elect to Sheldon Adelson's Israeli Newspaper

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    In his first long statement about Israel since winning the US presidential election, Donald Trump called the Jewish state a "beacon of hope" and vowed to help it make peace with the Palestinians without imposing solutions. Medvedev said Russia was willing to "immediately" open a dialogue between the two sides, whether under Russian or global mediation. Education Minister Naftali Bennett, who heads the hardline Jewish Home party and is seen as seeking to be prime minister one day, said ...
  • Experts ask Clinton to seek recount in 3 battleground states

    Experts ask Clinton to seek recount in 3 battleground states

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    If Stein raises more money than is necessary for the recount, "the surplus will also go toward election integrity efforts", according to the fundraising page . At the same time, the party said it raised its target to $4.5 million, with filing deadlines approaching in Pennsylvania on Monday and MI on Wednesday.
  • No. 5 Kansas tops Georgia for tourney title

    No. 5 Kansas tops Georgia for tourney title

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    Bragg's bucket with 2:45 left was the first of the night for the trio. The Bulldogs (3-1) were led in scoring by Maten and Frazier, but received major contributions from several other players. "Landen's a veteran. He's been here, done that", Graham said. The Bulldogs will face the victor of No. 5 Kansas and UAB in Tuesday night's championship game, while the Colonials will play the loser in the consolation game.
  • Trump Again Disavows Alt-Right, White Supremacists

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    Donald Trump condemned it, telling the New York Times , "It's not a group I want to energize ". " And earlier today Donald Trump disavowed a neo-Nazi hate group in a way that he had until now failed to do , " pooh poohed CNN's Jim Sciutto, "That is directly and explicitly denouncing a white supremacist organization that spewed anti-Semitic viol and racist vitriol..." It hardly requires an investigation, as Trump suggested Tuesday, to find out why white supremacists are "energized" by his ...
  • Russian Federation strikes kill at least 30 Islamist militants in Syria: Ministry

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    A civil defense worker in Aleppo , Bebars Mishal told Reuters , "The helicopters won't stop for a single moment". The UN General Assembly adopted a non-binding resolution on Tuesday, denouncing all violations of global human rights law as well as the indiscriminate targeting of civilians, including the Assad regime's use of barrel bombs.
  • Russia offers guns at 'Buy one, get one free': Duterte

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    Philippine and United States military officials agreed to scale back joint exercises and reduce US troop deployments, a Philippine general involved in the talks said on Tuesday, though a statement issued by the allies spoke of " close cooperation ".
  • China Defends Asia-Pacific Trade After Trump Threat

    China Defends Asia-Pacific Trade After Trump Threat

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    China-Chile continue to boost bilateral trade tiesPresident Xi Jinping is in Chile for the last leg of his tour to three Latin American countries. "Media relation and public opinions are in a way the barometer of state-to-state relations, and media plays an important role in shaping the worldwide relation and people's sentiments".
  • Mayor Tory to announce road tolls coming to DVP and Gardiner

    Mayor Tory to announce road tolls coming to DVP and Gardiner

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    While the city has been reviewing many possible ways of generating cash - including a hotel tax and the sell off of assets - road tolls are likely the most controversial. The mayor of Mississauga, Ont., just west of Toronto, said Tory needs to make sure the city uses the money that would be generated from the tolls appropriately.
  • 7.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes off Nicaragua

    7.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes off Nicaragua

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    A TSUNAMI warning has been issued after a strong natural disaster off the Pacific Coast of Central America has shaken the region. It was initially rated as magnitude 7.2 but revised down. The US Geological Survey said the epicentre was about 95 miles south-southwest of the port of El Triunfo. A 7.0-magnitude quake has been reported off the west coast of Nicaragua in Central America, according to the U.S.