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We want an independent inquiry ... How much does he understand the country? "This is not all". In his rallies, Mr Gandhi has also shown diary entries which were, according to him, seized by the income-tax department. "Rahul Gandhi is yet to mature as a politician", Prasad said. Rahul Gandhi is just bluff and bluster. He said that in World War II, a new way was evolved to conduct firebombing in 25 minutes and more people died in Tokyo firebombing than in Hiroshima bombing.
  • China returns USA drone, but war of words goes on

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    The U.S. Navy conducts patrols - officially called "freedom of navigation operations" - in the area. Pentagon officials said that the unmanned underwater vehicle, clearly marked in English as United States property, was operating lawfully 50 nautical miles northwest of the Philippines' Subic Bay, surveying the salinity, temperature and clarity of the water, when it was snatched up by a Chinese vessel.
  • What are Analysts opinions on: NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)

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    The company's outstanding shares are 189.83 Million. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 3rd. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $62.99. The shares were acquired at an average price of $52.72 per share, for a total transaction of $52,720.00.
  • In Israel Troops kill Palestinian in clash

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    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had not weighed in Friedman's nomination, but his deputy foreign minister, Tzipi Hotovely, said she was pleased, naming Friedman's pro-settlements posture as a reason. Middle East policy, and alignment with Israel's far right. The New Israel Fund, a funder of social justice groups and democracy activists in Israel, which has clashed in the past with Friedman, said in a statement that the nominee "stands for neither democracy nor the Jewish value of ...
  • Islamic State claims Berlin Christmas market attack

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    A published U.S.travel alert said extremist groups were focusing their attention "on the upcoming holiday season and associated events". Police in Berlin are now using Twitter to urge locals to stay in their homes as German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is "mourning the dead".
  • Bath lotion deaths: 25 dead in Irkursk, Siberia, after drinking liquid

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    According to its label , the liquid is supposed to contain 93 percent ethanol, as well as hawthorn extract and lemon oils. 'It is a bad tragedy, ' Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, said the president has yet to draw conclusions on whether the poisoning is connected to the economic well-being of this population, Interfax said.
  • Donald Trump 'Thank You Tour' Rally in Mobile

    Donald Trump 'Thank You Tour' Rally in Mobile

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    Trump repeated some of his favorite critiques of The Times from the campaign trail. It was in Mobile, Alabama, a year ago where Trump, a real estate magnate and reality television star with no previous political experience, drew a huge crowd that gave notice to his rivals that he was a threat for the Republican presidential nomination.
  • 'Surreal' declared Merriam-Webster's 2016 word of the year

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    The publisher said it ranks the word based off two criteria: a significant year-over-year increase in lookups online, and a high volume of lookups. In a release sent to 22News, Editor-at-Large Peter Sokolowski , said this year's word of the year is unique because spikes of lookups were triggered by multiple events rather than a single event.
  • Apple Appeals Against EU Commission's $14 Billion Back Taxes Ruling

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    Last August the Government was ordered by the European Commission to recover up to €13bn in unpaid taxes, plus interest, on the basis that Apple had been given preferential treatment by Ireland through two tax rulings in 1991 and 2007. The Commission says it has built its case in the expectation of a court challenge, while Apple says it is "confident the ruling will be overturned".
  • Oil rises as output cuts seen curbing glut, U.S. dollar rally stalled

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    Eleven OPEC members in their own meeting agreed to cut out 1.2million barrels from the market in this order: Algeria to shave off about 50,000bpd to now produce 1.039mbpd, Angola - 1.673mbpd from 1.715mbpd, Ecuador - 522,000bpd from 548,000bpd, Gabon - 193,000bpd from 202,000bpd, Iran - 3.797mbpd from 3.975mbpd, Iraq - 4.351mbpd from 4.561mbpd, and Kuwait - 2.707mbpd from 2.838mbpd, Qatar - 618,000bpd from 648,000bpd, Saudi Arabia - 10.058mbpd from 10.544mbpd, United Arab Emirates (UAE) - ...
  • Winter storm doesn't materialize, but cold temps on way

    Winter storm doesn't materialize, but cold temps on way

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    Damaging winds are the primary threat, but forecasters say they can't rule out an isolated tornado. Temperatures will fall back into the 30s and low 40s, the weather service said. The weather service said roads could become slick through the morning and travel could become hazardous. "The precip will be light and temps should hold very close to 32".
  • Syrian rebel official: Aleppo evacuation back on

    Syrian rebel official: Aleppo evacuation back on

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    The pro-government daily newspaper Al-Watan said that the blast had left a "female suicide bomber dead and wounded three police officers from the station". "Only the wounded and some civilians left", Zakaria Malahifji, a Turkey-based official with the Aleppo Fastaqim rebel group. Syrian rebel official al-Farouk Abu Bakr, speaking from Aleppo to news channel al-Arabiya al-Hadath on Saturday, said the deal comprised an evacuation from the two Shi'ite villages besieged by insurgents, the ...
  • Obama publicly accuses Putin of hacking U.S. election, vows retaliation

    Obama publicly accuses Putin of hacking U.S. election, vows retaliation

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    While Obama and Trump have continued their conversations through last weekend, Trump's refusal to accept the intelligence that points to Russian Federation influencing the election was the straw that broke the camel's back. Obama has recalled that the first intelligence assessment came "a month before the election - this was not a secret". Some Democrats have argued the White House was slow in naming Russian Federation as the hacking culprit, though Obama and his aides argue that pushing the ...
  • Prevalence of Zika-Related Birth Defects Greater Than Thought

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    A first of its kind study of USA -born babies exposed to the Zika virus shows higher rates of birth defects for those exposed in the first trimester of pregnancy. Throughout the ongoing Zika virus outbreak, government and academic researchers have been scrambling to learn as much as possible about the virus and when it's most likely to cause developmental problems.
  • Militants rob Rs 11 lakh from bank in Pulwama

    Militants rob Rs 11 lakh from bank in Pulwama

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    Faces covered with scarfs, AK series rifle wielding gunmen looted Rs 11 lakh from a bank in Pulwama district of the Kashmir Valley on Thursday. The incident comes exactly a week after four unknown gunmen decamped with more than Rs. No arrests could be made. Three armed men looted a bank on gunpoint in Kulgam district of Kashmir in October. The police later claimed arresting all those allegedly involved in the robbery and said they were members of a banned militant outfit.
  • Kanye West Meets With Donald Trump, Talks About 'Life'

    Kanye West Meets With Donald Trump, Talks About 'Life'

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    President-elect Donald Trump has tapped ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to lead the State Department, dismissing concerns about the businessman's close ties to Russian Federation and bringing a long public audition process to a conclusion. The meeting between Kanye West and President-elect Trump has left many wondering what has caused West's transformation from an outspoken artist who at one-time was willing to challenge our government to do better by Black people, to now, seeking the ...
  • Sonequa Martin-Green Will Be 'Star Trek: Discovery' Lead

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    As mentioned previously, Chris Obi, Shazad Latif , and Mary Chieffo have also joined the cast of Star Trek: Discovery , but The Hollywood Reporter adds news that the trio of actors have been cast to play Klingons in the new series. Martin-Green will be playing Lt. Cmdr. We can't wait to see Sonequa star in this series! Anthony Rapp has also been cast as science officer Stamets, making history as Star Trek's first openly gay character from the outset.
  • Resolve SCS dispute without use of force: India, Indonesia

    Resolve SCS dispute without use of force: India, Indonesia

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    Akbar". The group said the India-Indonesia partnership must be robust, forwardlooking and multi-sectoral and that it must carry significant impact, both bilaterally and in the context of regional order, commensurate with the strategic weight of both the nations.
  • Alaska Air Closes On Takeover Of Rival Virgin America

    Alaska Air Closes On Takeover Of Rival Virgin America

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    Virgin quickly won over passengers with its new jets, friendly crews, trendy mood lighting, extensive seatback entertainment systems and meals on demand. "Like bacon on a donut, electricity and guitars, or Labradors and poodles, we're an odd couple that works well together", read a brochure about the merger that appeared in seat back pockets Wednesday.
  • Sunny Leone Traditional Look At Brother's Wedding; See Pictures Here

    Sunny Leone Traditional Look At Brother's Wedding; See Pictures Here

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    Sunny Leone was spotted at the wedding along with her husband Daniel Webber. Sunny Leone's brother is a reputed Chef by profession and his wife Karishma Naidu is a well-known stylist. The pictures shared by the lady on the social networking sites indicated that she was very closer to her brother. Bollywood stunner Sunny Leone recently donned a traditional Indian attire.