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However, on the request of the ruling party's agent, the returning officer later allowed both the candidates to vote once again by issuing them a fresh ballot paper, he alleged. The Assembly election is due in Karnataka by April-May. BBMP former mayor Venkatesh Murthy, who was in the BJP, also joined the Congress on the occasion.
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    US Congress Plans to Approve $1 Bln Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia

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    A war powers resolution for Yemen that represented an attempt to insert congressional oversight into U.S. military operations in the deadly civil war there was defeated by a vote of 55-44 by the U.S. Iran strongly condemns hostile remarks by Saudi Arabia's foreign minister, who has accused the Islamic Republic of supporting "terrorism" while on a trip to the United States .
  • Ryan invites French President Macron to address Congress

    Ryan invites French President Macron to address Congress

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    House Speaker Paul Ryan is inviting French President Emmanuel Macron to address a joint meeting of Congress next month. Besides, railway staff members would also join the Thursday demonstration before flagging off their strikes on two days out of every five between April 3 and June 28 till the time President Macron retreats with his reform plans.
  • US has violated trade laws: China

    US has violated trade laws: China

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    Wine imported from the U.S.is displayed at a supermarket in Beijing in 2011. China said Friday that it planned to raise tariffs on a $3 billion list of USA goods, including pork, apples and steel pipes in response to the steel and aluminum duties earlier announced by Trump .
  • Israeli sentencing of Ahed Tamimi symbolises conflict

    Israeli sentencing of Ahed Tamimi symbolises conflict

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    Her lawyer, Gaby Lasky, said Wednesday that Tamimi is also being fined 5,000 shekels (about $1,400). Since she has served almost half that and is likely to have a third of her sentence reduced for good behaviour, she is expected to be released within weeks.
  • One dead in blast targeting security convoy in Egypt's Alexandria

    One dead in blast targeting security convoy in Egypt's Alexandria

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    However, Egypt's state news agency MENA blamed the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, which the state describes as a terrorist group, following the bombing. While he is considered certain to win, he is seeking a large voter turnout as an endorsement of his policies. Prosecutor General Nabil Sadek ordered an "urgent and wide inquiry".
  • Toys 'R' Us champion Larian steps forward with $100 million

    Toys 'R' Us champion Larian steps forward with $100 million

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    Toys R' Us has been a childhood staple for seven decades and was known as a place for kids to pick out the flawless toy for "the best" price. Last week, Larian bid to acquire Toys R Us' Canada division, which includes about 80 stores. While the closing of Toys R Us is a bittersweet prospect for kids of the '80s and '90s in particular (like myself), there is a big question about whether it's the sort of "cause" that needs to be fought.
  • Percent of Americans Want Stricter Gun Control

    Percent of Americans Want Stricter Gun Control

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    One by one, the students from the Omaha Students Union, stepped up on to a small stage, leaned close to the microphone and raised their voices for the crowd of 1,500 people gathered at the Lewis and Clark Landing for March for Our Lives on Saturday.
  • Turkey's Erdogan says Akkuyu nuclear plant construction to start in 2018

    Turkey's Erdogan says Akkuyu nuclear plant construction to start in 2018

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    Hami Aksoy, the spokesman for Turkey's Foreign Ministry, said the Turkish operation doesn't target civilians, and dismissed as " completely groundless" the USA claim that its expansion would compromise the fight against Islamic State. Turkey alleged that YPG was associated with outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), demanding separate land in Turkey. Turkey first launched its military operation in Syria in 2016, and Erdogan has repeatedly said it will not allow a "terror corridor" along ...
  • Missouri Governor Appoints Cindy Hyde-Smith to Fill Thad Cochran's Senate Seat

    Missouri Governor Appoints Cindy Hyde-Smith to Fill Thad Cochran's Senate Seat

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    A one-time Democrat until switching parties in 2010, Hyde-Smith was elected commissioner of agriculture and commerce by MS voters in November 2011, becoming the state's first woman to ever be elected to a statewide position. Thad Cochran . Hyde-Smith switched parties in 2010 while serving in the state Senate. The Politico story also said White House officials said President Trump would neither campaign for nor endorse her.
  • Iowa Severe Weather Awareness Week Begins March 25th

    Iowa Severe Weather Awareness Week Begins March 25th

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    Damaging winds, hail, lightning and isolated tornadoes may be possible. Portions of northern Alabama and southern Tennessee were still under tornado warnings Monday night, and the National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for much of northern Georgia as the line moved eastward.