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About 5.08 crore people - almost 74% of the State's voters - are eligible to exercise their franchise for the three-tier panchayat elections across 20 districts of the State. This will only result in there being not a single opposition party among the elected representatives in the state. "It seems they want a blood-splattered polling day".
  • Tim Cook Attends White House State Dinner

    Tim Cook Attends White House State Dinner

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    Besides Cook, other industry titans including Rupert Murdoch were at the event. China retaliated with tariffs of equal value on more than 100 US products, including some agricultural goods. The administration has tried to downplay fears of a trade war between the world's two largest economies. China is a key market for Apple as it is for many other companies.
  • Oil steadies after Brent tops $75 on supply cuts, Iran sanctions threat

    Oil steadies after Brent tops $75 on supply cuts, Iran sanctions threat

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    Bullish factors supporting higher prices are OPEC's efforts to tighten markets, strong demand in Asia and the reimposition of sanctions against Iran. Oil has surged more than 7% this month on concern geopolitical risk in the energy-rich Middle East is intensifying, with Trump set to decide whether to extend Iran's sanctions relief on May 12.
  • To woo Shaiv voters of Karnataka, PM, BJP CMs to visit Kedarnath

    To woo Shaiv voters of Karnataka, PM, BJP CMs to visit Kedarnath

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    The interaction will take place on 26 April at 09:00 am. A BJP statement said he would also speak to party workers and provide them "guidance" as they campaign for the polls to the 224-member assembly. Local media quoted its Karnataka head as saying this week that the party had no "secret pact" with the BJP as suggested by Congress leaders in the state.
  • Denver schools cancel classes amid teacher protests

    Denver schools cancel classes amid teacher protests

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    The Coloradoan says the bill is unlikely to pass in the Democratic-controlled legislature. Bob Gardner, a Colorado Springs Republican who is one of the measure's prime sponsors. "We are certainly going to amend the bill to require the union to pay the costs of parents who are disrupted, that can't be good for families, that can't be good for Colorado, that can't be good for anyone other than the teachers union", said Gardner.
  • Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid won't s**t their trousers

    Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid won't s**t their trousers

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    David Alaba, who did not take a part in the final training session on Tuesday due to a thigh strain will face a late fitness test and Bayern will be hoping that he'll get cleared to strut his stuff against Zizou's men. The Frenchman was in charge of Real in the last two campaigns, where they defeated Atletico and Juventus in the final. He has been enormous for Bayern this season and he will pull out all stops to make sure he sends a message to Real Madrid for parting with him last summer.
  • UK Parliament - Not Theresa May - Emerges as Boss of Brexit

    UK Parliament - Not Theresa May - Emerges as Boss of Brexit

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    May's inner circle thinks she could be forced to accept staying in the EU's customs union because Parliament will reject her plan to withdraw from it when the issue comes to a vote in the House of Commons, according to one official. Stephen Kelly, the chief executive of Manufacturing NI, said it would be impossible to prevent the products - which are banned by the European Union - from slipping into the Republic of Ireland, which made customs checks inevitable.
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    No "genocide" for Armenians, just "great tragedy", Trump says

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    The US president, just as before, used an Armenian term translated as "a great tragedy". The opposition is dominated by younger Armenians. With you, we remember April 24,1915 and the murder of 600 intellectuals in Constantinople that evidenced the start of the first genocide of the 20th century.
  • Philadelphia Flyers watch season end in heartbreaking fashion

    Philadelphia Flyers watch season end in heartbreaking fashion

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    The Nashville Predators solved Andrew Hammond and thumped the Avalanche, 5-0 in Colorado to earn a meeting with the Winnipeg Jets in the second round. Sean Couturier , 25, did his best to try and keep the Flyers in the game finishing with three goals and five points. Couturier said he doesn't think he'll need surgery, that an injury of this sort usually requires about four weeks to heal, and that the decision to play through it was his.
  • Suspect in Florida, Minnesota shootings waives extradition

    Suspect in Florida, Minnesota shootings waives extradition

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    She is suspected of having transferred funds from her disabled 61-year-old sister's account to her own and then withdrawing them at the casino. The Dodge County Sheriff's Office said Friday that investigators from Minnesota and Florida traveled to Texas to process the stolen vehicle.
  • Korean Air Heiresses, One Known for 'Nut Rage,' Lose Their Jobs

    Korean Air Heiresses, One Known for 'Nut Rage,' Lose Their Jobs

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    Korean Air is not the only airline to be pulled into the spotlight in recent times. "As chairman of Korean Air and as the head of my family, I feel crushed by the immature behavior of my daughters". She then ordered the plane - already taxiing and carrying 250 passengers - to return to the gate and had the offending flight attendants ejected, according to the Washington Post .
  • Spurs Stun Warriors, Force Game 5

    Spurs Stun Warriors, Force Game 5

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    With Steph Curry unable to play, Durant is calling his own number more than he ever has as a Warrior, and not always with good results. The seemingly inevitable never happened, though. I took it with confidence", Aldridge said. We'll see if we can maintain that for next game. The Warriors started the game with a 24-second violation.