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Apart from all, another two Congress members were also not able to vote because they were expelled from the House last week for allegedly insane behavior inside the house. Other candidates, including SP's actor-turned- politician Jaya Bachchan won with the help of first preference votes. Among the 58 outgoing parliamentarians, 17 are from the BJP and 14 from the Congress.
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    CWG: IOA, Sports Ministry at loggerheads

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    Less than two weeks before the Commonwealth Games ( CWG ) in Gold Coast, Australia , the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the Sports Ministry are at loggerheads over approving names of officials in the Indian contingent. Calling the IOA merely a post office, which had forwarded the names provided by federations to the ministry, Batra expressed his helplessness in the matter.
  • Trump orders curbs on Chinese goods, investments

    Trump orders curbs on Chinese goods, investments

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    A probe was launched past year under Section 301 of the 1974 U.S. Trade Act. While it remains unclear about the scope and scale of Trump's tariff plan on China , "certainly it's very clear that tariffs will increase the cost of goods for Americans, both American consumers and American companies", Henry Levine, senior advisor at leading US consulting firm Albright Stonebridge Group, told Xinhua.
  • First Predicted in Newsmax, Miss. Gov. Will Name First Woman Senator

    First Predicted in Newsmax, Miss. Gov. Will Name First Woman Senator

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    She beat Democratic opponents even more easily in the 2011 and 2015 general elections. Cochran's resignation creates two Senate races this year in MS as Republicans are trying to maintain their slim Senate majority. Arguably, McDaniel's ultimate decision is the least of the Republican Party's worries for the upcoming mid-term elections. There's also a potentially viable Democrat in the race.
  • Blast kills dozens near Kabul shrine

    Blast kills dozens near Kabul shrine

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    Despite the attack and loss of lives, people including women and children later came out on the streets, many wearing colorful clothes, and continued to celebrate the holiday. Amaq is linked to the group. Afghanistan's Shiite population has repeatedly been targeted by IS affiliates, who view the minority group as apostates of Islam.
  • Angela Merkel rebukes far-right, own party over migration

    Angela Merkel rebukes far-right, own party over migration

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    The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement said Buhari has conveyed his congratulatory message to Merkel in a letter. Mrs Merkel described relations between Ireland and Germany as "excellent". Speaking to lawmakers in the Bundestag lower house of parliament, Merkel said the German government was condemning the air strikes on eastern Ghouta "in the strongest terms".
  • Trump EO Bars US Purchases of Venezuelan Petro

    Trump EO Bars US Purchases of Venezuelan Petro

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    Now the Petro is propped up by Venezuela's extensive crude oil reserves. Time magazine is alleging that much of the work behind Venezuela's Petro cryptocurrency was done by representatives of the Russian Federation, with the distinct aim to "erode the power of US sanctions ".
  • Ex-Playboy Model Wants to Speak About Alleged Relationship With President Trump

    Ex-Playboy Model Wants to Speak About Alleged Relationship With President Trump

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    Stris, said in a statement to the New York Times . "She will no longer allow AMI to profit from and control her with a fraudulent and illegal contract", which she is asking the court to void. Now she's suing because she claims she didn't realize that the tabloid might actually have been willfully purchasing her silence and that her attorney misled her about the terms of the agreement.
  • Conor Lamb Pulls Out Apparent Victory In PA: A 2018 Midterms Omen?

    Conor Lamb Pulls Out Apparent Victory In PA: A 2018 Midterms Omen?

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    Stivers' approach mirrors that of Roy Moore, the Trump-endorsed Republican candidate for U.S. Senate from Alabama who was defeated by Democrat Doug Jones in December. Nonetheless, Lamb finds himself on the brink of winning a seat in Congress - never mind that it could be a largely symbolic victory, given that redistricting in Pennsylvania means it's likely the eventual victor would not run again for the 18th District.
  • Some wanted Fla. shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz committed in 2016

    Some wanted Fla. shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz committed in 2016

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    Cruz is charged with killing 17 people and wounding 17 others. Doing so would have made it hard or even impossible for Cruz to legally buy a gun. Cruz reportedly told the deputies he went to the campus because he wanted "to reflect on the school shooting and soak it in", an arrest report obtained by the newspaper says.
  • These Are The 6 Identified Victims From the Miami Bridge Tragedy

    These Are The 6 Identified Victims From the Miami Bridge Tragedy

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    Reyna attended the meeting which occurred shortly before the bridge failure and collapse and was not notified of any life-safety issues, need for additional road closures or requests for any other assistance from FDOT.The responsibility to identify and address life-safety issues and properly communicate them is the sole responsibility of the FIU design build team.