• Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World 2017
Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World 2017

Manushi Chillar is a 20 years old trained Kuchipudi dancer trained under legendary dancers Kaushalya Reddy and Raja and Radha Reddy. Speaking to, Gangwani said, "I feel very proud today; because Manushi has made me, her parents and the country proud too".

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  • Trump delays policy on importing elephant parts
Trump delays policy on importing elephant parts

On Wednesday, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official confirmed to ABC News that the Trump administration had planned to allow hunters to bring trophies of elephants they killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia back to the United States. "In this moment of turmoil, I have zero confidence that the regime - which for years has promoted corruption at th...

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  • BJP Faces Anger, Resignation Over Dropped Leaders In Gujarat Poll List
BJP Faces Anger, Resignation Over Dropped Leaders In Gujarat Poll List

The BJP is expected to release remaining candidates for 76 seats in the next few days. A senior leader who has been with the BJP since 1980 said, "The party has opted to repeat most sitting MLAs and even those who lost in 2012, despite the risk of antiincumbency".

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  • DOD: Sexual Assault Reports Up at Military Installations
DOD: Sexual Assault Reports Up at Military Installations

Restricted Reports allow individuals making a report to confidentially seek support and medical services. Previously, during the 2014 fiscal year, SAPRO estimated that only 14 percent of military victims were reporting. The overall numbers released Friday reflect previous reports by SAPRO. The report broke down sexual assault allegations by s...

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  • Moody boost for Modi: India's sovereign bond rating raised
Moody boost for Modi: India's sovereign bond rating raised

The rating agency highlighted a number of genuine positive recent developments in India as justifications for a ratings upgrade - though its inclusion of demonetization among them should raise some eyebrows, Shilan Shah, an economist at Capital Economics, said.

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  • Fire rips through Manhattan's Hamilton Heights apartment building
Fire rips through Manhattan's Hamilton Heights apartment building

WPIX said no injuries have been reported at this time. Here's intense video showing the fire shortly after it started, including black smoke that could be seen for miles: Jose Tavarez lived on the sixth floor. According to Zillow.com, the residential building was built in 1918. "We evacuated buildings across the street, the building to the ...

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  • J&K: Security forces gun down five terrorists in Bandipora
J&K: Security forces gun down five terrorists in Bandipora

He said one of the militant named "Owaid is son of Zakir Rehman Makki and nephew of Zakir Rehman Lakhvi". He said that along with Owaid, LeT commanders Zargam and Mehmood were also eliminated in the operation. The anti-militancy operations in Jammu and Kashmir have continued in the wake of violence by Pakistan-based militants. Sources said the gr...

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  • White House: Trump and Franken are different because senator admitted wrongdoing
White House: Trump and Franken are different because senator admitted wrongdoing

During the 2016 campaign, Trump was accused of sexual misconduct by 16 women and was revealed on a 2006 Access Holllywood tape boasting about sexual assault. "Obviously, it's something that should be looked at". Senators dig into election security Feinstein: Sessions should re-testify on Russian Federation meetings MORE (D-Minn.) and those ag...

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  • Sessions Jokes About Russian Meetings In Speech To Lawyers
Sessions Jokes About Russian Meetings In Speech To Lawyers

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to the Federalist Society 2017 National Lawyers Convention in Washington, DC, on November 17. Sessions hopes to clear that up by no longer issuing any such DOJ documents that could create new rights or obligations, beyond what is prescribed by law.

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  • NASA supporters defy police, mill around JKIA to welcome Raila Odinga
NASA supporters defy police, mill around JKIA to welcome Raila Odinga

Some supporters however were undeterred by the teargas and water cannons as they pelted the police vehicles with stones. Police admitted using tear gas and water cannon but denied the usage of live ammunition. Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller, reporting from Nairobi, said "thousands of opposition supporters had gathered to listen to an address from Od...

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  • N Korean soldier stable, but riddled with parasites
N Korean soldier stable, but riddled with parasites

China said on Thursday that a "dual suspension" proposal to handle North Korea was still the best option, after US President Donald Trump said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping had rejected a "freeze for freeze" agreement. The North Korean leader is said to rarely meet senior foreign visitors. North Korea has ignored USA threats to halt its rec...

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  • Ohio State suspends 37 fraternities amidst hazing, alcohol cases
Ohio State suspends 37 fraternities amidst hazing, alcohol cases

The University said it's been investigating 11 of the frats for violations since the beginning of the school year. "I am hereby suspending all social, recruitment and new member activities for Interfraternity Council chapters until further notice, effective immediately".

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  • No deadlock in Britain-EU divorce talks — EU's Tusk
No deadlock in Britain-EU divorce talks — EU's Tusk

This EU summit in Sweden was ostensibly about employment and social welfare, but May has been using her visit to hold bilateral talks on Brexit with key figures, including Lofven, Varadkar and Tusk. Critics, including well over a dozen Tory MPs and an influential parliamentary committee, say the idea could make Brexit talks more hard by reducing fl...

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  • Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Affair
Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Affair

Ms. Gillibrand began a new push this week for legislation to authorize military prosecutors, rather than commanders, to decide which sexual assault cases should be brought to court, with the aim of encouraging more people to report crimes without fear of retaliation.

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  • Cop killed in Srinagar terror attack
Cop killed in Srinagar terror attack

According to reports, three terrorist who were travelling in a auto opened fire on a police team at the Zakura crossing on Srinagar-Ganderbal road. Quoting official sources, reports said that police cordoned off Zakura area after inputs about the presence of militants.

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  • Pak again violates truce agreement in Poonch
Pak again violates truce agreement in Poonch

Abdul Aziz Shaikh, a retired junior grade employee of the education department, was injured after splinters pierced his left thigh in Taroti village, he said. Earlier today, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Headquarters Rawalpindi Corps and said that there can not be any let up in the Army's preparedness and response against ...

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  • Disney / Fox Update - Comcast Also Interested in Buying Fox?
Disney / Fox Update - Comcast Also Interested in Buying Fox?

Sky shares climbed nearly 4pc today after reports Comcast , Verizon and Sony had made separate approaches to acquire assets belonging to its part-owner 21st Century Fox . The addition of Fox's TV assets and global exposure would be attractive to Disney as it gears itself up to take on the players such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Netf...

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  • Israeli army besieges town in illegally occupied West Bank upon alleged attack
Israeli army besieges town in illegally occupied West Bank upon alleged attack

Holhering is a member of the Bnei Menashe community, a group of Indian Jews who believe they are descendants of one of the ancient ten lost tribes of Israel. The Palestinian driver, reportedly from the village of Halhoul, was severely wounded and was transported to hospital in occupied East Jerusalem for treatment, where he remains in a critical co...

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation apologises after Turkey pulls out of Norway drill over incident
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation apologises after Turkey pulls out of Norway drill over incident

The Secretary-General of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was forced to issue an apology to Turkey's President on Friday after it was revealed that his name had been included on a list of enemies used for a military drill in Norway. The message was written by a Norwegian national who was hired to work on staff during exercise, he said, adding tha...

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  • Navy Plane Draws Male Genitals in the Sky, Investigation Underway
Navy Plane Draws Male Genitals in the Sky, Investigation Underway

The U.S. Navy says a flight crew who drew a phallic symbol over a Washington town will face punishment. We "cannot police morality", an official at that agency said. The Federal Aviation Administration, a government agency that regulates United States airspace, told local TV station KREM 2 that the manoeuvre did not appear to pose a safety risk a...

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  • Mueller Issued Subpoena To Trump Campaign For Russia Documents
Mueller Issued Subpoena To Trump Campaign For Russia Documents

The U.S. dollar remained low against other major currencies on Friday, as concerns over an investigation into Donald Trump's presidential campaign lingered. "It´s hard to see anything but the dollar losing out in an environment where policy and political uncertainty remain elevated", he said, adding that the true test for the tax bill would come ...

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  • United Kingdom considering £450m Iran debt settlement to help free jailed Briton
United Kingdom considering £450m Iran debt settlement to help free jailed Briton

Foreign Office officials are trying to find ways to release the historical sum - owed for a cancelled arms deal in the 1970s - in the face of United Nations sanctions. While the debt has been neither demanded by Iran nor offered by Britain, the story was probably leaked to "test Iranian reaction and, to a lesser extent, British public opinion".

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  • Iraqi PM welcomes freeing of last IS-held town
Iraqi PM welcomes freeing of last IS-held town

Iraqi forces said they have recaptured the last town in the country still held by the Islamic State group on Friday, hours after launching the offensive. Later that year the United States began a campaign of airstrikes against the militants that fueled Iraqi territorial gains, allowing the military to retake Mosul in July this year.

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  • Lamborghini Gives Pope Francis a Huracan
Lamborghini Gives Pope Francis a Huracan

The tendency was clearly apparent when you compared healthcare cover between countries and continents, the pope said, adding that it was also visible within more wealthy countries, "where access to healthcare risks being more dependent on individuals' economic resources than on their actual need for treatment".

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  • Jared Kushner Forgets Yet Another Russian Contact
Jared Kushner Forgets Yet Another Russian Contact

In the letter, Grassley and Feinstein write that there are "several documents that are known to exist" that were not provided by Kushner or his lawyer to the Senate committee investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election . "If, as you suggest, Mr. Kushner was unaware of, for example, any attempts at Russian interference in the 2016 pr...

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