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GST could be studied in US B-schools: Modi

India has been successful in convincing the world about the "face of terrorism" and that it was "destroying peace and normal life", Modi said ahead of his first meeting with US President Donald Trump , who had reportedly offered to mediate between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue drawing sharp reactions from New Delhi . Lire la suite »

As PM Narendra Modi, President Trump meet, all eyes on Washington

Ashok Sajjanhar, a former Indian diplomat, said that India is hopeful but apprehensive. H said a young population and a rising middle-class had help the Indian economy's manufacturing, trade and commerce sectors. Prime Minister hailed and mentioned role of Minister of External Affairs, Smt. Projecting his government's success in the areas of fighting terror and graft, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that there has not been a single blot of corruption against his regime and no ... Lire la suite »

Korea Denies Torturing US Student Warmbier

North Korea said Friday that the death of Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old American imprisoned in the country for 17 months, is a "complete mystery" to them. As President Donald Trump's administration takes office one year later, there's been little public word about what has happened to Warmbier. Although Rodman appeared to believe he played some role in securing Warmbier's release, he maintained his visits to North Korea were not an attempt to carry out a political agenda or negotiate for ... Lire la suite »

EU Underwhelmed by UK's Brexit Offer for EU Nationals

The cut-off date for entitlement to apply is yet to be set, but it will come somewhere between the day Britain activated Article 50 (29 March 2017) and the day Brexit takes effect (29 March 2019). German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was a good beginning but does not represent a breakthrough. She added: "But there are still many, many other questions linked to the exit, including on finances and the relationship with Ireland". Lire la suite »

Ohio Gas Prices Rise But Stay Lower Than National Average

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It was $2.16 then. AAA predicts gas prices won't fall much further this summer and will likely go up as the low prices encourage more people to get out on the road. Gas prices have fallen for 23 consecutive days this month for a total decline of 28 cents. The slump at the pump is not over yet. Some drivers assume with more people traveling for the holiday, gas stations will mark up their prices, said Jenkins. Lire la suite »

SNES Classic coming this September, with a never-before-released game

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It will come loaded with 21 games, including Super Mario World , The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past , Super Mario Kart , Super Metroid and F-Zero. All the games will come bundled with the console and will play on today's televisions, thanks to HDMI support. Nintendo plans to announce retailer availability at a later date. Lire la suite »

Backed forces seize new district from IS in Raqqa

Cihan Shekh Ehmed, a spokeswoman for the USA -backed militia known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, said the group's fighters seized the western district of al-Qadisiya from IS on Monday. The report of the gains comes on the same day that US -led Iraqi government troops reported major advances against IS in Mosul, the group's capital in Iraq and its last stronghold in that country. Lire la suite »

Low turnout but big majority ahead for Macron

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Le Pen's National Front had an even more dismal result, between 3-10 MPs, meaning that once again it won't have a group in the National Assembly. Nevertheless, voter turnout has hit a historic low with abstention in the first round reaching 51.6 percent, according to French Interior Ministry data. Lire la suite »

Supreme Court battle over political districts unlikely to affect California's system

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The Supreme Court made a decision to hear a case that will determine if gerrymandering for partisan benefit is constitutional. The court accepted Gill v. Their test, known as the "efficiency gap", focuses on how frequently votes in a particular district are effectively wasted, either because they go to a candidate who loses or because they provide the victor with more support than was necessary. Lire la suite »

President Trump Very Kindly Defends 'Crazy Bernie Sanders'

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The Republican president said Obama "colluded or obstructed", but gave no other details about his accusation. "The CIA gave him information on Russian Federation a long time before they even - before the election". At a time when there is lots of talk about possible collusion between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation, the commander in chief took to Twitter to accuse someone else of collusion: Hillary Clinton . Lire la suite »

North Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team

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If they form a unified team for the Pyeongchang Olympics, it would represent a major milestone in inter-Korean relations. "It will be discussed when the International Olympic Committee president arrives and I will take part in the discussion as an International Olympic Committee delegate", added Jang, as he arrived in South Korea for a taekwondo conference. Lire la suite »

Fire crews battle blaze at apartment complex near Seminole Heights

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Crews arrived within minutes, and flames were seen coming from a suite on the second floor - the fire was under control by 4:54 p.m. The entire building was evacuated due to the fire, and EFR said residents wouldn't be allowed to return Sunday evening - residents were asked to contact building management for details. Lire la suite »

Blockading countries send list of 13 demands to Qatar

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According to the document seen by AP, Qatar is being asked to shut down diplomatic posts in Iran, expel any members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard and only conduct trade with Iran that complies with U.S. The list also calls for the closure of Middle East Eye, which it says Qatar backs "directly or indirectly". This follows a blockade on all routes between Qatar and some of it's Gulf neighbours such as Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain . Lire la suite »

First woman leads Buckingham Palace Changing of the Guard ceremony

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Captain Couto said: 'I'm just focusing on doing my job as best I can and staying humble. Watch as Canadian Soldier Captain Megan Couto becomes the first female ever to Captain The Queen's Guard during Changing the Guard. Britain's government is phasing in combat roles for women over the next three years. "I have always wanted roles in our armed forces to be determined by ability not gender", Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon said. Lire la suite »

Rabbi, several others arrested in public benefits fraud case

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The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a raid on four locations in Lakewood , resulting in the arrest of at least eight people - including a rabbi. Yocheved and Shimon Nussbaum hid their income by creating companies that they controlled but that were run by relatives, the complaint alleged. The couple made approximately $265,000 in 2011, more than double the maximum allowed to receive Medicaid benefits and more than triple the maximum for ... Lire la suite »

Clashes hit Indian Kashmir on Eid festival

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The police burst tear-gas shells to disperse the mob. After the incident, the Jammu and Kashmir Police asked its personnel to avoid Eid prayers in public places. Last week, police officer Mohammad Ayub Pandith was stoned to death outside Jamia mosque by a mob. The incident has angered the police department, which has arrested five persons so far. Lire la suite »

Helmut Kohl, Architect of German Unification, Dead at 87

In the statement released Friday, Bush stated that through their work together, "Helmut was a rock - both steady and strong". Their suspicion was hardly surprising in the light of the second World War. The Times notes that Kohl left Parliament the year after paying these fines. Four years later, Kohl was the CDU candidate for chancellor . In another battle after his departure from power, Kohl fought and won a lengthy legal fight to prevent the release of most of the files held on ... Lire la suite »

Donald Trump welcomes 'true friend' as PM Modi arrives in Washington

Pant, a distinguished fellow at the Observer Research Foundation and professor of worldwide relations at King's College London, told Sputnik. The Indian diaspora overseas has possibilities and exposure. "Thank you @ POTUS for the warm personal welcome". Pichai, Cook, and Bezos came out of the meeting seeming pleased with the discussion and excited to invest in India. Lire la suite »

New Hampshire among states with GOP redistricting advantage

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House seats and five more Ohio House seats in the last election than would have been expected in neutral circumstances, an Associated Press analysis has found. That figure is up significantly since the last round of redistricting after the 2010 census. "My initial reaction when I saw it was that it did not favor our approach", said Joe Maxwell, a former Democratic lieutenant governor who had been chairman of the unsuccessful citizens' commission. Lire la suite »