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World Breakout Olympic skater had to survive starving hell to get here
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In a tweet , Trump went after the skater for his criticism of Mike Pence . To that end, some television coverage of Rippon sometimes glosses over (or skips entirely) how his sexual identity fits into his personal narrative, and the official transcripts of Rippon's interview on Monday that were provided by Olympic officials did not include any responses that weren't of the stock sports variety.

World KP Sharma Oli to be sworn in as Nepal PM today
Author: 0 KP Sharma Oli to be sworn in as Nepal PM today

He will be the 41st Prime Minister of Nepal along with that he will also be the first Premier of Nepal after the promulgation of the new constitution in 2015. His appointment comes at a time when Nepal is going on a federal set-up as provisioned in the new constitution. Oli will have to prove his majority in the House within 30 days.

World Donald Trump Junior's wife Vanessa rushed to hospital
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She and other people in the residence were taken to New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center for precautionary reasons, NBC reported. Police say his wife, Vanessa Trump , felt ill after opening the envelope at her mother's apartment Monday morning.

World Play vinyl, decks, instruments and more on Apple's HomePod with one app
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Apple says the speakers have a silicon base to minimize vibration - and it's the silicon that can leave marks. But for now, if you've got an expensive wooden furniture that you're a fan of, you might want to keep your HomePod far away from it until there's more information (or at the very least, maybe invest in a stand).

World PNB Fraud case: Nirav Modi left India a month before FIR
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The estimated scale of the fraud of Rs 11,000 crore is more than eight times PNB's net profit of Rs 1,325 crore in the financial year ended March 2017. On the possible involvement of Union Bank of India, Allahabad Bank and Axis Bank in the fraud, officials said, "These two public sector banks and a lone private bank are learnt to have offered credit based on letters of undertaking ( LoUs ) issued by PNB".

World Iman Shumpert's contract stopped Cavs from landing DeAndre Jordan
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According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN , the Cavaliers and the Clippers nearly had a deal that would have sent DJ to Cleveland. "Altman had ownership approval to send the Clippers Jae Crowder , Channing Frye , Iman Shumpert and the Cavs' 2018 first-round pick for Jordan".

World Narendra Modi, ML Khattar ensured corruption-free governance: Amit Shah
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The Haryana Chief Minister also urged the Jat agitation leaders to withdraw their protest against the rally. Shah will inaugurate the BJP district office in Jind and lay the foundation for 15 party offices in the state. Addressing the Yuva Hunkar rally in Jind , largely seen as a precursor to the launch of assembly elections campaign as also general elections campaign, Shah indicted the previous Congress government in Haryana for ignoring the state on the devlopement front and leaving it ...

World Mitt Romney set to announce his Utah Senate bid
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President-elect Donald Trump at Jean-Georges inside of the Trump International Hotel & Tower in NY, U.S., November 29, 2016. Though having Republican Romney become Utah's next senator is far from a victory for Democrats, it's guaranteed to annoy Trump, who was pushing heavily for an Orrin Hatch re-election.

World Trump Infrastructure Plan Would Pay For A Fraction Of Investment
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The budget also seeks some $13 billion in new funding over the next two years to combat the opioid epidemic. Citing an estimate from the White House drug control office, the FY19 budget says that " more than $7 billion" is needed to confront the opioid crisis for "prevention, treatment, interdiction, worldwide operations, and law enforcement across 14 Executive Branch Departments, the Federal Judiciary, and the District of Columbia".

World Report shows rise in flu-like illnesses
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The child lived in Essex County, which is in the northeastern part of the Bay State. However, WBZ - our CBS affiliate in Boston - reports the child was a 6-year-old girl from Haverhill. Some people, especially young children, may also have diarrhea and vomiting. Crampton said they might sneeze or rub a hand over a counter a day before symptoms become evident.

World Pregnant Woman Loses Baby After Being 'Kicked by CPM Activists'
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According to reports, the woman was four months into her pregnancy and had to undergo a forced abortion after the assault. She was rushed to a hospital nearby, where she had to undergo a forced abortion, reported Times Now . The report added that the family has also alleged party members had pressurised them to withdraw the case. "My decision is to fight the case till the end".

World Kim Jong Un impersonator taken away by security at hockey match
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However, since Kim Jong-un would not personally show up to the Olympics, an Australian impersonator stepped in for him. Chang said North Korea has two objectives with this diplomatic charm offensive . Tillerson had told reporters one day earlier that the United States was in "direct contact" with North Korean leaders and had several channels open with Pyongyang, whenever they were ready to talk.

World Turkey detained 666 people so far for opposing Afrin operation
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His trip expected to be dominated by the Syrian file and US-Turkish disagreements over Washington's military support of the Kurdish units battling Turkey in northern Syria . BRUSSELS-Western diplomats hope to use a high-level gathering of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization this week to keep members USA and Turkey from going to battle against each other in Syria.

World Billy Corgan slammed by former Smashing Pumpkins bassist
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D'arcy's reveal somewhat coincided with a steady diet of Instagram updates by Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan that appeared to be about new Pumpkins music from the original band-or, at least, three-fourths of it-with producer Rick Rubin in Los Angeles.

World Indian uni on complete shutdown over Valentine's Day fears
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An official notice was issued on Monday morning, which stated that the campus will remain closed on account of Maha Shivaratri and if any student is found roaming near the campus, then disciplinary action will be taken against them. "This order curtails our freedom". Besides, boys have been warned strictly against passing remarks or luring girls with presents. "A holiday is declared on Wednesday and students have only been asked to stay away from the campus", he said.

World US Representative calls for resignation of VA Secretary Shulkin
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Simpson, Shulkin's chief of staff, pushed for Shulkin to get an award from the Danes, which she thought would allow the secretary's wife, Merle Bari, to join her hubby on the taxpayers' dime. The report includes their rebuttal, which says Shulkin's travel was valuable to the mission of the VA, his acceptance of the Wimbledon tickets was not inappropriate and that Shulkin relied on the approval of the VA ethics committee for his wife's travel.

World Increased global oil supply may overtake demand in 2018 - IEA
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Oil prices ticked up slightly Tuesday morning, even as they remained under pressure amid fresh signs that USA crude production could cause global supply to outpace demand this year. The International Energy Agency said Tuesday that crude output from countries outside the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries - primarily driven by US shale production - should surpass global demand in 2018 and weigh on oil prices.

World Congress calls 12-hour Kerala bandh after murder of party worker
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The masked assailants who came in a vehicle with temporary registration number, first hurled country-made bombs and then hacked Shuhaib with machetes causing serious injuries to his legs and hands. "The investigation is on", a police officer said. A video has now developed of provocative trademarks and demise dangers being issued amid a CPM rally two weeks back in Edayannur in Kannur region.

World Climber killed in fall, others stranded on Mount Hood
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Two injured climbers got stuck on Oregon's Mount Hood on Tuesday, while one had been airlifted to nearby Legacy Emanuel Hospital. Authorities have not released his identity. Climbers used their cellphones to report that conditions were hazardous near the Hogsback area by the summit of the mountain east of Portland. According to the Oregonian newspaper, some ten thousand people climb Mount Hood every year.

World Australian Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce apologises to family, denies misconduct allegations
Author: 0 Australian Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce apologises to family, denies misconduct allegations

Liberal cabinet minister Dan Tehan has flagged the announcement after former Nationals leader John Anderson warned Mr Joyce his personal affairs were hurting the party and the government. Later in a written statement, Mr Joyce said his marriage was under pressure for some time. Joyce also addressed claims that the jobs Campion was given after she left his office in April previous year could have breached the ministerial code of conduct , which says "partners" of ministers cannot be given ...

World Amar`e Stoudemire signs with the BIG3 for 2018 summer season
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Longtime NBA power forward Amar'e Stoudemire will play for Tri-State of the BIG3 basketball league alongside Jermaine O'Neal and Nate Robinson , the organization announced . His consistent success allowed him to earn six All-Star selections and a first-team All-NBA nod for the 2006-07 campaign. Stoudemire will join a Tri-State squad that finished sixth in 2017, after falling short to 3's Company in the BIG3 Playoffs.

World French rugby players cleared after report of sexual assault
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Police Scotland said they spoke to a number of potential witnesses at Edinburgh Airport and "established that no crime has been committed". Louis Picamoles, Arthur Iturria, Anthony Belleau, Jonathan Danty, Sekou Macalou, Remi Lamerat and Felix Lambey are also omitted from the 31-man party.

World Trailer For Atlanta Season Two: Robbin' Season Released
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Like most of the somewhat cryptic, intense marketing we've seen for this latest installment of Atlanta , this trailer goes light on the plot points and heavy on the feelings . Packages will get stolen off porches, where we were shooting my neighbor got her vehicle stolen. Speaking at the Television Critics Association panel earlier this year, he said, "Our characters are in a desperate transition from their old lives to where they're headed now".

World Sheldon School Board To Meet Three Times Tuesday
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We've been elected to make the best educational choices possible, with the resources we have available and I can assure you no one up here tonight wants to go through this process. There are only a limited number of people in the country who have experience at the level needed to manage Wake County. "I would love to see more people get involved (in public schools)".

World Kansas officials bar dog from running for governor
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Woolley says after reading through some bylaws and requirements for Kansas governor , he decided his dog really could run for office. "I thought, 'Hey, why not Angus?" Woolley said if Angus was cleared to run, he would have chosen his siblings, Babe and Max for Lt.

World Tillerson Says US Mideast Peace Plan 'Fairly Well Advanced'
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Reacting to Tillerson's latest comments, a top aide to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Iran's military presence in Syria was legitimate and based on the invitation of Damascus. Also driving concerns in the region is a flare-up in tensions between Israel , Syria and Iran over the weekend that began when Israel downed what it claimed was an Iranian drone in its airspace.

World Westminster Dog Show-The Latest,790
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A dog with Beaufort County connections advanced in competition at the prestigious Westminster Dog Show and will be featured in Tuesday night's television broadcast of the final rounds at Madison Square Garden in NY. The breed name is derived from the French phrase meaning "curly lap dog". They're circus dogs, so they're very smart. If they don't like doing it, there's no making them do it.

World Egypt arrests former anti-graft czar Hisham Geneina
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In an interview with HuffPost Arabi on Sunday, Genena said Anan threatened to leak those documents if he were to be legally charged. He is accused of declaring his intention to run in the 2018 presidential elections. U.S. says it is following the case of Hisham Genena who was arrested over remarks about incriminating documents. He is still an officer called for duty under the decree, which was passed in November 2011, attributing military status to all members of the Supreme Council of the ...

World Israeli police recommend bribery charges against PM Benjamin Netanyahu
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The Australian billionaire later bought a waterfront home next door to the Israeli Prime Minister's private residence in Caesarea, a town on Israel's Mediterranean coast, and was a special guest at speeches delivered by Mr Netanyahu to the US Congress and United Nations General Assembly in 2015.

World Canada's Kingsbury wins gold in men's moguls
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Six-time world champion Kingsbury displayed excellent control with his tricks and turns in the opening and middle sections, and then managed to control his second jump and landing to register an impressive score. "As the night unfolded he just pulled it together". The 24-year-old lacked mobility during warm-up for the event on Monday and was deemed at risk of further injury.

World Slow progress towards Closing the Gap
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On track are the targets to halve the gap in child mortality by 2018 and have 95 percent of all Indigenous four-year-olds enrolled in early childhood education by 2025. Turnbull also announced a new Indigenous Grants Policy (IGP), aiming to direct a larger portion of Indigenous-related grant funding towards Indigenous organisations.

World South Korean leader invited to North Korea
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The two North Koreans are on a landmark visit to the South amid a flurry of abrupt reconciliation steps, and both attended the opening ceremony before having a luncheon with Moon at Moon's presidential palace earlier Saturday. Throughout his visit, observers said Pence seemed uncomfortable with the warm welcome the North Korean delegation received from the South. In a rare public moment, President Moon shook hands with Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of Kim Jong Un, at start of the opening ...

World Rahul Gandhi slams Mohan Bhagwat for insulting 'every Indian', martyrs
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The statement have received a huge backlash from all across the nation and sparked an outrage on social media. Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday denied that the "Sangh" has been active due to the presence of Muslims in the country and said it is working for the revival of the sense of national unity.

World At Least Robots Haven't Learned to Ski Yet
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But why create a robot ski challenge? But the real fun isn't in which robot won; it's in which robots failed in spectacular, hilarious fashion. South Korea is the country with the highest robot density in the world, and the Winter Olympics have become an opportunity to showcase the nation's technological prowess.

World Revised RBI norms to fix NPA mess at one go
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Total deposit of the bank stood at Rs 2.11 lakh crore by the end of December 2017 and gross credit was Rs 1.62 lakh crore. The resolution plan (RP) may involve any actions/plans/reorganisation including, but not limited to, regularisation of the account by payment of all over dues by the borrower entity, sale of the exposures to other entities/investors, change in ownership, or restructuring.

World Gov. Cuomo proposes early voting with NY covering costs
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Another amendment would restrict sex offenders whose victims are under the age of 13 from living or going near schools with young children. The budget deal increases nondefense spending by about 10%, provides much more money than expected to the city's ailing hospitals and makes it virtually impossible for Republicans to slash entitlement programs such as Medicaid.

World Philippines govt objects to China's naming of undersea options in offshore area
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Manila has already raised its concern with China over its naming of the undersea features in Benham Rise and may officially notify the worldwide hydrographic body that lists such records, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. "Two features were also reported 'discovered; by the same ship during the same survey, but the name proposals were submitted by the China Ocean Minerals R&D Association in 2016", he added.

World Robbie Henshaw (shoulder) ruled out of Six Nations
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Henshaw has been ruled out for the remainder of the tournament. . The 24-year-old suffered the blow on grounding the ball for his second score, requiring oxygen on the field before departing with his right arm in a sling. Ireland head coach Schmidt said the younger members of his squad could use the eight-try display as "a reference point" for how they must perform at Test level.

World Toddler Dies After Drunk Driving Illegal Immigrant Smashes Into Ambulance
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Romero blew a 0.19 on a breathalyzer almost two hours after the crash; that's more than twice the legal limit. Romero was also in the country illegally, the station reported. The boy had been in stable condition before the crash north of downtown Winston-Salem but emerged from the wreck with life-threatening injuries, Newnum said.

World Sensex rebounds 295 pts on positive global cues
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The index had lost 407.40 points or 1.18 per cent to settle at one month low of 34,005.76 on Friday. The broader Nifty , after touching a high (intra-day) of 10,555.50 points, finished at 10,539.75, up 84.80 points, or 0.81 per cent. Bank of India rose over 1 percent and Britannia Industries advanced 2.6 percent ahead of their quarterly earnings due today. The rupee currency closed higher than the USA dollar on Monday.

World Spirituality to precede trade for Iranian president on India trip
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Rouhani's is the first visit by an Iranian President to New Delhi since that Iranian President Mohammad Khatami, came to India in 2003, at the invitation of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee. While there was a strained relationship between the two countries a year ago, with India announcing that it was reducing its oil imports from Iran, the two countries have since signed a preliminary agreement for expansion of Iran's rail network.

World Nomination process for Nagaland, Meghalaya assembly Polls end
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After Rio was declared uncontested, his party the NDPP will now contest 39 seats and BJP 20 seats, as per the seat sharing formula. NDPP's chief ministerial candidate and three-time chief minister Neiphiu Rio notched up a dramatic and huge moral victory for NDPP when he was declared uncontested from the 11 Northern Angami-II assembly constituency after the lone NPF candidate Chüpfuo Angami withdrew from the race on the last day for withdrawal of nominations on Monday.

World Climber dies after fall from Mount Hood
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Emergency crews responded to separate incidents at the Hogsback area Tuesday to help 2 injured people, however, the male climber was pronounced dead once he arrived at the hospital, according to officials. Authorities were using a helicopter and ground crews to try to aid the stranded people. The sheriff's office says rescuers are working "feverishly" to reach the climbers.

World Rating the 19 most popular dating apps everyone is using
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So, that small-town girl and her city-boy taking the midnight train going anywhere now do not have to pander to the unrealistic standard of breaking the ice by breaking into a song. In India, Bumble is only available on iOS. How much to use: Free. The app now has more than 3 million paid subscribers who accounted for 30 percent of Match's, which is Tinder's parent company, revenue in 2017.

World Winter Olympics 2018: earthquake strikes 160 km from PyeongChang
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Unconfirmed even if it will accept invitation, its spokesman noted that South Korean president urged "to create appropriate conditions" to make this visit a reality. In Pyongyang, North Korea's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper also reported on the Games bonhomie, publishing photos of its ceremonial head of state clinking glasses with Moon and of the South's leader also shaking hands with a telegenic Kim Yo Jong .