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Lucknow: Airport, railway station on high alert after terror siege

Commandoes of paramilitary forces were being rushed to assist the ATS and the local police. "He had been living there for the past two months", Arun said. Ahmad said MP police had earlier arrested three persons in connection with a train blast in Shajapur area of MP and were identified as Danish Akhtar (Kanpur), Sayyed Meer Hussain alias Hamza of Aligarh and Atish Muzaffar alias Al Qasim of Kanpur.

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Trump Justice Department Nominee Pressed on Russia Probe

Rosenstein, appointed USA attorney by President George W. Bush and retained by President Barack Obama, offered little indication of his approach, saying he had not been briefed on the matter and wasn't prepared to commit to a course of action.

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The Dalai Lama Roasts China's Government During Interview With John Oliver

The Dalai Lama, who fled to India after a failed uprising against Chinese rule in 1959, denies encouraging violence, claiming he only wants autonomy for Tibet. But I'm also a huge fan of Oliver himself. "Yes, I am a demon with horns. The 14th Dalai Lama is in political exile engaged in anti-China separatist activities under the disguise of religion", he said.

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Austrian chancellor calls for EU-wide ban on Turkish campaigning

It was part of a campaign to get Turks in Germany to vote "yes" in the referendum. Seibert told reporters , however, that Germany's federal government was not trying to put together a travel ban, and that it would not even attempt to stop rallies aimed at drumming up support for a referendum that could greatly expand Erdogan's power in Turkey.

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Gold Star father's Toronto speech cancelled as travel rights are 'reviewed': organizer

Born in Pakistan, Kahn and his wife, Ghazala Khan, have been USA citizens for more than 30 years. It was not immediately clear how Khan's travel privileges were being reviewed specifically or by whom. Per usual, rather than say nothing about the father of a Muslim war hero, Trump took to Twitter to complain about Khan's speech. "Have you ever been to Arlington Cemetery?" "You have sacrificed nothing-and no one", he said.

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TSA conducting more invasive pat downs: What to expect if you fly

In most cases, officers use their back of their hands for pat-downs of sensitive areas and the searches are conducted by officers of the same gender. The change in protocol came after a 2015 study by the Department of Homeland Security revealed that the TSA failed to detect banned substances or weapons in 67 out of 70 tests administered by undercover teams, ABC reported .

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Hollande's 'last task' to prevent Le Pen 'threat'

Hollande said " the far right haven't had such high level [of support] for the past 30 years ", stating that the election will not only determine the "future of France", but also that of the "European structure". "The U.K.'s problem is this: it had thought that in leaving Europe it would tie up a strategic partnership with the U.S.", Hollande said. But it turned out that America is closing itself off from the world.

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Libya Oil Output Falls as Fresh Clashes Force Ports to Shut Down

Brig. Gen. Bukhamada reiterated in a TV phone call with Al-Nabaa TV Channel that the goal of the PFG is to secure the oil facilities and will never be part of the conflict for them. In an effort to resolve the political deadlock, Libya's rival governments signed a UN-backed agreement in late 2015 establishing a government of national unity.

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97-year-old twins die on the same day

Barrington Police Chief John LaCross said it appears the twins were returning to the home at around 8:30 p.m. Friday after going to dinner with their 89-year-old younger sister, who also lives in Barrington. They were rushed to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence in critical condition, but died a short time later. Temperatures had dropped overnight to as low as 11F (-11C).

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Pilot of crashed Syrian plane rescued in Turkey

Syrian helicopters were shot down for violating Turkish airspace in 2013 and 2015, and a Syrian MIG jet was shot down in 2014 for the same violation. The jet crashed on Saturday near the village of Yaylacik. Combat operations by many militia and government forces come close to Turkey's long frontier with Syria. He was found exhausted after a nine-hour search by Turkish security teams and was being given medical care at a local medical centre.

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Sitting atop Border Wall, Mexican Politician Slams Trump's Plan

Trump has made the proposed border wall the center of his plan to stop illegal immigration from Mexico. He claims he ascended the fence himself (though observers note there's zero proof he did it without help) and says his point was to show how "simple" it would be to make the full leap into the United States and how "unnecessary" and "totally absurd" Trump's wall concept is.

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Austrian Chancellor Seeks EU-Wide Ban on Turkish Pre-Referendum Campaigning

Speaking in Istanbul, the Turkish president fanned the flames with a stinging verbal attack. Let them do so. They will cast their votes at Turkish consulates in Germany between March 27 and April 9. Prime Minister Mark Rutte told Dutch broadcaster NOS on Saturday that his government "is looking at all legal avenues to prevent such a visit". Those decisions were "taken by municipalities, and as a matter of principle, we apply freedom of expression in Germany", she said.

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West Indies vs England

Eoin Morgan's side struggled midway through their innings against the Windies, who were bowled out for 225 runs after 47.5 overs, but Root and Woakes steadied the ship excellently, putting together 102 runs to guide England to victory in the second ODI and also the series.

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16 killed as Iraqi forces push deep into W. Mosul

The chemical attacks have left at least 12 people injured. Robert Mardini, ICRC's regional director for the Middle East, said five children and two women receiving treatment at the hospital are "showing clinical symptoms consistent with an exposure to a blistering chemical agent".

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H-1B visa applications' premium processing facility blocked, temporarily

However, Nasscom feels that the move will not be a "significant impediment" for the over $110 billion outsourcing industry. USA authorities are temporarily suspending the speedy, premium processing of a visa which is often used by tech firms to recruit foreign skilled workers.

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Riot Causes Lockdown At Nebraska Prison

The director commends his staff on how they acted in a risky situation, they isolated the incident to a confined area and kept the staff members and the rest of the prison under control. Smith said the unit was "secured" around 4:30 p.m. and wasn't extensively damaged despite fires that were set inside it. "This incident is a reminder that this is a risky business", Frakes said.

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Theresa May turns the tables on Nicola Sturgeon over a second referendum

Sturgeon has called for Scotland to stay in the European Union single market, despite the United Kingdom voting to leave and a "hard Brexit" planned , warning another vote on independence is "all but inevitable" if that doesn't happen. "The SNP are playing politics like it is a game, but it is not a game". While there has been no official statement from United Kingdom officials in this late hour on Sunday, the prospect of even more politcal chaos, not to mention the sudden possibility of ...

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Australia remain unchanged for Bangalore Test

Pune's Test match pitch has been the talk of the town this past week. Regardless of your chosen conspiracy theory, the cloak and dagger that ended with India being impaled by 333 runs ensured that the only talking point between the rival teams landing in Bengaluru last Tuesday evening and starting the second Test today would be the pitch at Chinnaswamy Stadium.

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Fox Formally Notifies EU of Sky Bid, Kicking off Regulatory Review Process

Media plurality - The merger will concentrate more power into the hands of Rupert Murdoch and Bradley said there must be "sufficient plurality of persons with control of the media enterprises serving audiences in the United Kingdom". Although not referring specifically to the deal, White, speaking at the conference, said it was essential for Ofcom to strike the right balance between lacking regulatory teeth and adopting a heavy-handed approach to regulation that could threaten to stifle ...

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LeEco fires 85% staff, likely to exit India

Chinese e-commerce giant LeEco has fired 85% of its staff in India amid signs of growing financial strain on the company and this could lead to its possible exit from the country. Two of its top executives in India have also quit, a spokesperson told BloombergQuint. LeEco is hinting that it will launch more smartphones and TVs in India in the coming days.

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THE DOCTOR IS IN: Senate Confirms Ben Carson As HUD Secretary

Department of Housing and Urban Development , Ben Carson has been officially confirmed by the U.S. Senate to start operating on the HUD. Opposition to Dr. In addition to steering housing policy, Carson will oversee an expansive set of programs that provide assistance to low-income Americans and minorities seeking entry to the middle class.

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EU Parliament definitively strips Marine Le Pen of immunity

The lifting of immunity allows a Paris court to prosecute her for posting three images of brutality by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also known as ISIS, on Twitter in 2015, including a photo of the decapitated corpse of USA journalist James Foley .

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Jason Day (flu) withdraws from this week's Mexico Championship

Former world number one Woods has been plagued by injury in recent years, and has not played since pulling out of the second round of February's Dubai Desert Classic because of back spasms. The 45th President of the United States owns several courses around the world, including Trump National Doral Miami - the venue replaced by Club de Golf Chapultepec for this week's tournament.

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Trump prepares to issue new travel ban

Four officials said to the news agency that the decision followed pressure from the Pentagon and State Department. Many civil rights lawyers and activists have said they don't believe a new order would cure all the constitutional problems of the original, including the claim that it was motivated by anti-Muslim discrimination.

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Peak Bloom Prediction for Cherry Blossoms Announced

Cherry blossoms bloom on the edge of the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C., April 8, 2013. The unusually warm weather in the nation's capital is prompting the U.S. The record for earliest peak blooms was March 15, 1990. The National Park Service says they will continue to monitor the development of the blossom buds and keep the public updated.