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Worldwide BJP registers a thumping victory in Mira Bhayander civic polls
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The election has, however, proven to be a major setback for the Nationalist Congress Party, Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena and Hitendra Thakur's Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi, as each failed to even open their account in the MBMC. As per the latest trend, the Congress has won only on six seats while the Shiv Sena candidates were successful in five wards. One unopposed seat, has already been won by Congress after the returning officer rejected the nominations of BJP and Sena candidates ...

Worldwide Iraqi forces close in on Daesh-held Tal Afar
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The Iraqi air force dropped leaflets over the city warning people to "prepare" for the latest assault. Many senior leaders of ISIL and al-Qaeda in Iraq were from Tal Afar. Iraq's official military spokesman Brigadier General Yahya Rasoul said that the offensive will involve the Iraqi Army counterterrorism services (CTS), police and Hashd al-Shaabi paramilitaries (PMUs).

Worldwide Big Ben to go Silent for 5 Years while Undergoing Repairs
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Westminster's Elizabeth Tower, which looms over the Houses of Parliament and is one of Britain's most popular tourist attractions, is due for conservation work. Parliament also said that the clock's faces would have to be covered up while they are being repaired. If work does take four years, many events will come and go by the time Big Ben chimes again - including the 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games, the next James Bond film (set for 2019), Britain's exit from the European Union, and the ...

Worldwide Henrik Stenson goes low to win Wyndham Championship
Author: 0 Henrik Stenson goes low to win Wyndham Championship

I came from the 16th one up which was the first time I was up in the game. Every is one stroke ahead of Henrik Stenson (62), while another former Wyndham victor Webb Simpson was at 63 along with Cameron Smith , Vaughn Taylor , Tim Wilkinson , Harold Varner III , Brian Campbell and Sam Saunders .

Worldwide Syria's Assad says war still not won but West's plots foiled
Author: 0 Syria's Assad says war still not won but West's plots foiled

Triggered by the repression of peaceful protests, the conflict in Syria has become more complicated over the years with the involvement of foreign countries and of groups jihadists, on a territory fragmented. The fair is hosting firms from 23 countries that have maintained diplomatic relations with Damascus throughout the conflict. The monitor said the number of casualties was expected to rise with some of the ten people who were injured in critical condition.

Worldwide New polls: Trump's approval down in key election states
Author: 0 New polls: Trump's approval down in key election states

During a press conference on Tuesday, Trump attacked the "alt-left" who he claimed came "charging at the - as you say, the alt-right". 'Do they have any problem? A new poll from NBC/Marist indicates that Trump's approval rating is below 40 percent in all three states.

Worldwide Groundbreaking comedian, civil rights leader Dick Gregory dead at 84
Author: 0 Groundbreaking comedian, civil rights leader Dick Gregory dead at 84

Balancing a fine line between privacy and his friends and fans (who are his extended family) right to know. After graduation, he was accepted to Southern Illinois University on a track scholarship. shortly after an engagement in Atlanta, Ga., was rescheduled due to hospitalization. Gregory remained an active civil rights activist and was listed as number 82 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups .

Worldwide Death toll rises to 170 in flood-hit Bihar, UP
Author: 0 Death toll rises to 170 in flood-hit Bihar, UP

The NDRF teams are helping in evacuating distressed and trapped people to safer places and relief camps. The state government is also running 2569 community kitchens, which feed around five lakh affected people daily. Four deaths each are informed in Saharsa, Darbhanga and Gopalganj, 3 each in Khagariya and Sheohar, 2 in Saran and 1 in Muzaffarpur, said by Special Secretary in the disaster management department, Anirudh Kumar.

Worldwide South Korea set for divisive military drills
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Continuing with its drumbeat of threats, Pyongyang also declared that its army can target the United States anytime, and neither Guam, Hawaii nor the USA mainland can "dodge the merciless strike". "The Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint military exercises will be like pouring gasoline on fire and worsen the state of the peninsula". 'They will exercise alongside other Sending States personnel as well as those from the Republic of Korea and the United States'.

Worldwide United States military leaders condemn racism after Va. violence
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Joining other military leaders in their condemnation of the violence in Charlottesville, General Joe Dunford , the chairman of the U.S. joint chiefs of staff said there was no place for "racism and bigotry" in the American military. Air Force chief of staff Gen. David Goldfein and chief of the National Guard Bureau, Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel said on Wednesday they "stand with" their fellow service leaders.

Worldwide Powerball Jackpot Climbs to Eighth Highest Purse Ever
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The next drawing will be Saturday night, and will be broadcast during Eyewitness News at 11 on WPRI 12. The Powerball jackpot has risen again. "We want to remind the public that you can't win if you don't play". No one matched all six numbers in Wednesday night's drawing, so the national lottery game will continue to grow ahead of the next drawing Saturday night.

Worldwide Van Mows Down Crowd In Barcelona, Police Says Terror Attack: 10 Updates
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The Barcelona transit system posted a message on its official Twitter account that numerous subway stations are closed and it urged people near the area to remain in place until further instructions from police . A police officer directs a person on the sidewalk after a van drove into a crowd in Barcelona on August 17, 2017. At least 10 of those hurt in the attack were in serious condition, Spanish police said.

Worldwide Guam leader backs 'punch on the nose' for North Korea
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The North has always denounced the drills as provocative rehearsals for invasion and has in the past offered a moratorium on nuclear and missile testing in exchange for their cancellation - a trade-off promoted by Pyongyang's main ally China, but repeatedly rejected by Washington and Seoul .