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The ongoing term for the Karnataka assembly expires on May 28. Besides Punjab, Karnataka is the only large state where the Indian National Congress is still in power. The probe orders by the Election Commission came hours after the BJP's IT cell chief Amit Malviya tweeted the Karnataka polling schedule even before the poll conducting body's press conference.
  • Believe Cong was company's client: Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

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    He added that he didn't remember the national projects but regionally, CA was active. "I mean India is so big, one state could be as big as Britain". Meanwhile, Cambridge Analytica said on Tuesday that Wylie has no direct knowledge of their work or practices. Cambridge Analytica has repeatedly denied wrongdoing and said it deleted the Facebook data when it learned it violated Facebook's policies.
  • Latest Forecast: Much Cooler With Rain Changing To Snow

    Latest Forecast: Much Cooler With Rain Changing To Snow

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    An area of weak high pressure will settle into our area Wednesday bringing sunny skies and highs in the 60s. After lunch we should all run near 50° behind a light south wind at 5-10mph. Wednesday also looks pretty nice with morning sun followed by increasing clouds. Rain chances will then diminish throughout Wednesday, and Thursday and Friday should be warmer with highs in the mid-to-upper 70s.
  • Russia Slams UK Minister Over Hitler's Olympics Remarks

    Russia Slams UK Minister Over Hitler's Olympics Remarks

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    Germany hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics in 1936, just three years after Hitler and the Nazi Party gained power in Germany. Boris Johnson has compared Russia's hosting of the 2018 World Cup to Nazi Germany's notorious Berlin Olympics in 1936 as tensions over the Salisbury nerve agent attack heightened further.
  • Russian Federation leak angers Trump, frustrates chief of staff

    Russian Federation leak angers Trump, frustrates chief of staff

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    Hours before the White House even acknowledged Trump had spoken to Putin , the Kremlin put its own spin on the call, saying that Trump had called to congratulate Putin and that "special attention was paid to making progress on the question of holding a possible meeting at the highest level".
  • Christians Commemorate Palm Sunday With Processions

    Christians Commemorate Palm Sunday With Processions

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    The branches often decorate the homes of Catholics and other Christians; then, the following year, those same palms are burned, thus providing the ashes to be distributed on Ash Wednesday. At the Vatican Sunday, Pope Francis led a procession, walking with braided palm fronds and olive branches, before meeting with the faithful in St. Peter's Square.
  • Shopping centre blaze in Siberia kills 37

    Shopping centre blaze in Siberia kills 37

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    Video posted on social media showed people jumping from windows to escape the flames on Sunday. The investigative committee, which looks into high-profile crimes and reports directly to the president, Vladimir Putin , said as many as 35 people could be missing.
  • Trump says he is considering vetoing Omnibus Spending bill

    Trump says he is considering vetoing Omnibus Spending bill

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    The 71-year-old president warned Congress he would "never sign another bill like this again". He also took a shot at Democrats in that tweet , saying "had to waste money on Dem giveaways", but didn't mention DACA . "And as you know, DACA is also tied to the wall for the major funding, the 25 billion dollars for [the] wall and other things". "We never thought the President would veto this horrendous piece of legislation", one senior Republican aide told TIME in an email.
  • Live updates from Eugene gun violence protest

    Live updates from Eugene gun violence protest

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    The police presence was heavy as more than 20,000 people filled a park near the school, chanting slogans such as "Enough is enough" and carrying signs that read "Why do your guns matter more than our lives?" and "Our ballots will stop bullets".
  • Pak High Commissioner returns to India after briefing on diplomats' harassment

    Pak High Commissioner returns to India after briefing on diplomats' harassment

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    India has conveyed to Islamabad that safety and security of the Indian High Commission, its officers, staff members and their families is the responsibility of the Pakistan government, the sources said. "We want to sort out this issue as soon as possible because it affects the relations between the countries", the Pakistani envoy said on the sidelines of an event.
  • Trump's tariffs on China will benefit America and are long overdue

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    Previous tariffs hit imported aluminum, steel, solar panels and washing machines, raising the prices for domestic consumers and causing the stock market to dip. The U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs also have irked Japan, America's closest ally in Asia. "People have to be careful when they take actions, they may hurt everybody, including themselves", he also said.
  • Palestinian 'slap video' Teen jailed eight months in plea deal

    Palestinian 'slap video' Teen jailed eight months in plea deal

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    She was arrested on December 15 along with her mother, Nariman, who has been nabbed five times before, including for filming her children and other youths protesting against Israel . Earlier in the day in the same case, Tamimi's cousin Nour Tamimi had her plea deal approved that saw her go free, the lawyer said. At one point in the court on Wednesday, in a sign of the passions involved in the case, an activist slapped one of the prosecutors in the head as he was leaving and was later ...
  • Police officer killed as bomb blast rocks Egypt's Alexandria

    Police officer killed as bomb blast rocks Egypt's Alexandria

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    The bombing comes just days before President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi faces the head of the Ghad Party Moussa Moustafa Moussa in the presidential election. IS militants claimed responsibility for the 2015 bombing of a Russian airliner that killed all 224 people on board shortly after it took off from the resort town of Sharm-el Sheikh.
  • Jacksonville shoppers descend as Toys R Us liquidation sales begin

    Jacksonville shoppers descend as Toys R Us liquidation sales begin

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    At liquidation sales in the past, shoppers have often complained the deals were underwhelming, and that some items weren't discounted at all-especially for the top brands and most popular items. The chain's denouement was a troubled one, as shoppers were turned away on Thursday for what they thought would be the start of the liquidation event.
  • Thousands Expected To Rally For Gun Control, Many For The First Time

    Thousands Expected To Rally For Gun Control, Many For The First Time

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    Tens of thousands of teenagers and their supporters roared their approval as survivors of the Parkland, Florida , assault spoke from the stage. In Texas, Fort Worth police formed a protective circle Saturday morning around two counter-protesters using a microphone to disrupt the city's " March for Our Lives " event as it was about to get underway, J.D.