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Worldwide PM for healthy media debate on democracy in political parties
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You (journalists) should study whether democratic values are at the core of the political parties of the country or not. "It should become an issue of our debate and deeply so", the prime minister said. Accompanied by BJP President Amit Shah and top party leaders, Modi met journalists during the programme. "In the past few days, all newspapers have been filled with the criticism of the government.

Worldwide Michael Gove apologises for inappropriate Harvey Weinstein joke
Author: 0 Michael Gove apologises for inappropriate Harvey Weinstein joke

Mr Gove was being interviewed by Mr Humphrys in front of a live audience for the 60th anniversary edition of Radio 4's flagship Today programme. Mr Gove has since apologised for the remarks, tweeting: "Apologies for my clumsy attempt at humour on R4 Today this morning - it wasn't appropriate".

Worldwide FIFA Won't Intervene in Palestinian-Israeli Crisis Over Settlement Soccer Teams
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Asked whether India having hosted a successful U-17 World Cup - "resounding success" in his words - would be factored in while weighing the bids, Infantino said: "That is one of the elements which will be considered". "We have the Club World Cup coming up in UAE". Infantino stressed that it was important not to further congest the worldwide calendar. The Palestinians have asked for their exclusion from global matches and the Israeli soccer association, which is a FIFA member.

Author: 0 Former President Obama to serve jury duty in Cook County

This is not the first time Obama has been called up to serve on a jury - he was also called up in 2010 as he prepared for his first State of the Union address. Michelle and Barack Obama first met working at a law firm. He is not the first former president to be called to jury duty, CNN reported. Mr Obama will be more than familiar with the legal system after training as a lawyer at the Harvard Law School and later practising in Chicago as a civil rights lawyer.

Author: 0 Burundi becomes first country to leave International Criminal Court

It had announced its intent to leave the court in 2015 amid disagreement with the court after South Africa declined to act on an ICC arrest warrant for Sudan's president during an African Union summit he attended in Johannesburg. However, in October a year ago Burundi, South Africa and the Gambia all announced their intention to withdraw from the Rome Statute; Burundi is the first country to actually do so.

Worldwide Spain sacks Catalan government after independence vote
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As Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont left the chamber amidst shouts of "President!, in Madrid the upper house of Spain's parliament, the Senate, was due to approve Article 155, the law allowing the central government to take over the autonomous region".

Worldwide BJP set to retain Gujarat
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Ahmed Patel said that let us not divide peace loving Gujaratis while fighting terrorism. "My party and I appreciate the ATS's effort to nab the two terrorists". The first is Alpesh Thakor from the powerful other backward classes (OBC) community, who joined the Congress in the presence of party vice-president Rahul Gandhi at a rally in Gandhinagar on Monday.

Worldwide 11-year-old found behind wheel in Southern California
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The driver was attempting to make a right turn onto Hueneme Road and the officer noticed the driver appeared to be a child between 8 and 10 years old. The child was released into his mother's custody, authorities said. When Lopez got out of the vehicle, authorities reportedly saw a firearm between the seat and the door.

Worldwide Indian soldier who crossed LoC pleads guilty to deserting post
Author: 0 Indian soldier who crossed LoC pleads guilty to deserting post

Responding to reports that the United States is planning to sell drones to India, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria told reporters that Pakistan has consistently maintained that preserving regional stability should be a fundamental consideration in any worldwide arms transfer.

Worldwide Not Just China: US Seeks Russia's Help, Too, With North Korea
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After all, when Mao's China made a dash for nuclear weapons in the 1960s, its rationale was little different from that of North Korea today, but no one doubted that deterrence would work. They said they were not allowed to reveal the content of their discussions because it involved "diplomatic affairs". Even if North Korea "uses only its conventional munitions, estimates range from between 30,000 and 300,000 dead in the first days of fighting", the report said, citing North Korea's ability ...

Worldwide Royal Canadian Legion's poppy campaign kicks off Friday
Author: 0 Royal Canadian Legion's poppy campaign kicks off Friday

There are poppy boxes set up at dozens of locations across the region. In addition, the fund pays for education bursaries for the children, grandchildren and great grandchildren of veterans. President of the Tenby branch of the Royal British Legion, Mr. "It's important to remember our soldiers who have served and the sacrifices that have been made that allow us to be here today and enjoy the freedoms we're afforded." Sunnybrook's Veterans Centre is the largest veterans care facility in ...

Worldwide Charges filed in Mueller investigation into Russian collusion
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On June 27, Manafort retroactively registered as a foreign agent thanks to $17.1 million his firm was paid from 2012 to 2014 for lobbying work he did on behalf of a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. A spokesman for the special counsel's office declined to comment on the matter to CNN . Mueller is a former prosecutor and served as Federal Bureau of Investigation director from 2001 to 2013.

Worldwide Vikings list three offensive starters as questionable
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As the Vikings unloaded a set of five buses on Friday morning, with players in cleats and ready to practice, quarterback Sam Bradford walked the other way in street clothes. Guard Jeremiah Sirles (knee) has already been listed as out. Left tackle Riley Reiff (knee) and cornerback Mackensie Alexander (hip) were also full participants the last two days.

Author: 0 Trump to shrink tribal Bears Ears National Monument, Hatch says

Trump told Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, that he will shrink Bears Ears National Monument, designated by President Barack Obama, and Bill Clinton-designated Grand Escalante National Monument. "No one wants to see it protected and secure for future generations more than we do". The restrictions aren't as stringent as national parks, but some policies include limits on mining, timber cutting and recreational activities such as riding off-road vehicles.

Worldwide What We Know About The Russian Uranium Scheme Involving Clinton and Obama
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Pete King said Thursday. Specifically, they want to take another look at sale of US uranium deposits - about 20 percent of the total - to a Russian company. Those circumstances are these: The sale had to be approved by the State Department, under then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton . The State Department, meanwhile, finally made movement on Friday to follow through with sanctions against Russian companies linked to Russia's defense and intelligence agencies.

Worldwide Trump celebrates Halloween by insulting children and their parents
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Donald Trump loves to trash-talk members of the mainstream media - even to their own grade school-aged children. 'Wow, that's a scary outfit, ' he said . "Oh", Trump groaned at one point, "you gonna grow up to be like your parents?" He expressed tepid disapproval for that idea, but said that the kids should not "answer" because "that could only get me in trouble, that question".

Worldwide The White House Just Said Trump Accusers Are Lying About Sexual Harassment
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Acosta, having not fallen off a turnip truck yesterday, tried to push the press secretary by noting she had in no way answered his question about what evidence the White House had of Clinton collusion with the Russians. In 1989, Trump's ex-wife Ivana said he assaulted her when they were married. However, the paper then came out with a report saying that the Trump-Russia dossier compiled by former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele has been funded in part by the Clinton campaign ...

Worldwide President Kovind arrives in Kerala on two-day visit
Author: 0 President Kovind arrives in Kerala on two-day visit

Keralas traditions and thinking have been humanistic, people-oriented and democratic, he said, adding that emphasis on human development and health-care and education in the southern state has set an example for the rest of the country. "I am confident that early development of Technocity will only accelerate this process", he said. "This handsome state is one of India's leading tourism destinations", said he.