• Panskura Municipality Election Result: TMC Wins 17 Seats, BJP Manages Only 1
Panskura Municipality Election Result: TMC Wins 17 Seats, BJP Manages Only 1

In Buniyadpur Municipality, also in north Bengal, the TMC won 13 wards and the BJP bagged one seat. The Left Front and the Congress drew a blank in all the municipalities that went to the polls. "Those who were scrambling to be in the third or fourth position secured only 0.1 per cent of th e votes and got no seats", Banerjee said without elabo...

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  • Most say Trump wrong in blaming both sides for Charlottesville violence
Most say Trump wrong in blaming both sides for Charlottesville violence

In one of the first polls taken since all three of the president's responses, we find that 34 percent approve of his response, while 55 percent disapprove. And this poll was conducted before his controversial response to the events in Charlottesville. Trump earlier this month promised to rain " fire and fury " on North Korea unless its leader, Ki...

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  • North Korea steps up threats after Trump vows
North Korea steps up threats after Trump vows "fire and fury"

Dubbed the "tip of the spear", Guam is a key to the United States military's forward deployed presence in the Pacific. China is the North's biggest economic partner and source of aid, but says it alone can't compel Pyongyang to end its nuclear and missile programs.

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  • CBO: Ending Obamacare subsidies would raise premiums and the deficit
CBO: Ending Obamacare subsidies would raise premiums and the deficit

The president has repeatedly said he will withhold the payments, known as cost-sharing reductions, calling them a "bailout" for insurance companies . Subsidies, which reduce the cost of deductibles , co-payments and other out-of-pocket expenses, are available to those earning up to about $30,150.

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  • Sunny Leone visited Kochi, Fans go gaga over her
Sunny Leone visited Kochi, Fans go gaga over her

On Thursday, looking at the crowds in Kochi's popular MG Road, an ignorant person would have assumed that this was a political rally. Some even climbed on buses and hoardings to spot the porn star turned actress. "But people were insane", said a Sub Inspector posted for crowd management. Sunny also shared a video of the crowd with the caption, ...

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  • New Blow For Barcelona As Luis Suarez Ruled Out For A Month
New Blow For Barcelona As Luis Suarez Ruled Out For A Month

After losing Neymar for good, Barcelona will also face the first month of the Spanish league season without Luis Suarez . Barcelona are facing a significant crisis up front after Luis Suarez was ruled out for up to a month with the knee injury sustained in the 2-0 defeat by Real Madrid on Wednesday.

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  • Trump to Guam: 'Don't worry about a thing'
Trump to Guam: 'Don't worry about a thing'

The Guam visitor's bureau urged the media to report more accurately on the chance of a nuclear attack from North Korea . Abe spoke to reporters Tuesday after a phone conversation with the American president. However, he said that he wanted to observe the actions of the Americans for a while longer before making a decision to strike or ...

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  • Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea
Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

However, the official did acknowledge that given typical North Korean missile launch cycles, the recent movement does suggest the regime could be readying for a potential launch of a single missile as soon as in 24 to 48 hours if there has been a decision to proceed with a launch.

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  • Trump lauds Kim Jong-Un's decision to hold off attack on Guam
Trump lauds Kim Jong-Un's decision to hold off attack on Guam

They addressed much of their concern to China , which recently voted for stiffer United Nations sanctions against North Korea . Kim " praised the KPA Strategic Force for drawing up a close and careful plan. Tillerson and Secretary of Defense John Mattis co-wrote a column , published Sunday in The Wall Street Journal , in which they said t...

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  • Tragedy Continues At Gorakhpur Hospital, As 6 More Children Succumb To Encephalitis
Tragedy Continues At Gorakhpur Hospital, As 6 More Children Succumb To Encephalitis

The panel has called for a full-scale investigation and pointed out mismanagement at the hands of two senior doctors. The representative of the municipality Anil Kumar acknowledged that the supplier was a "billing issue", but said the death could be due to "natural" reasons, as numerous patients were in serious condition.

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  • Day-night Test throws a pink spinner at British norms
Day-night Test throws a pink spinner at British norms

Stoneman apart, the team is the same that beat South Africa by 177 runs in the fourth Test at Old Trafford earlier this month. England seamer Toby Roland-Jones retained his spot in the side to end Warwickshire seamer Woakes's dream of featuring in the first day-night Test at his home venue of Edgbaston .

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  • Global Corn Silage Market Research Report 2017
Global Corn Silage Market Research Report 2017

The analysis also consists of historic data and forecasts that make the report a priceless source for industry executives, product and sales managers, analysts, marketing, consultants, and other individuals seeking for key industry information in readily handy documents with noticeably presented graphs and tables.

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  • There will be no war on Korean peninsula: South Korean President
There will be no war on Korean peninsula: South Korean President

Beijing is North Korea's biggest economic partner and source of aid. The U.S. embassy also has immediate access to China's General Staff, he added. No details of the talks have been released. But it also reported that leader Kim Jong Un would watch US conduct before giving his orders for the test. Lobbing missiles toward Guam, a major USA mil...

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  • How to Safely Watch the Solar Eclipse
How to Safely Watch the Solar Eclipse

Research funded by the SunShot Initiative's systems integration subprogram is helping to mitigate impacts of the August 21 eclipse and will continue to help utilities plan for weather events that are harder to predict. Solar power "will come back strong and quickly". But it will create a substantial dimming in solar power generation, according to ...

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  • Back-to-school bus safety
Back-to-school bus safety

At around 7:35 a.m. on Tuesday, 53-year-old Angela Williams called 911 claiming that a chemical smell was emitting from her 2007 bus model's engine. The executive director of transportation hopes that the cameras will provide more accountability for the drivers and more oversight for the students.

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  • Alabama AG Sues Birmingham, Mayor Over Confederate Monument Barricade
Alabama AG Sues Birmingham, Mayor Over Confederate Monument Barricade

Kay Ivey signed a bill into law preventing the removal of historic statues that are more than 40 years old from public spaces, making the removal of the confederate monument found in Birmingham's Linn Park illegal. Martin Luther King sat in a cell not far from City Hall and instructed citizens "on the importance of identifying and defying unjust l...

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  • President Moon pledges to prevent war during National Liberation Day ceremony
President Moon pledges to prevent war during National Liberation Day ceremony

South Korean citizens and the media have been less shy about ripping into both Trump , for his threat, and the government of President Moon Jae-in, for not taking the USA president to task for evoking a potential war that would likely result in tens of thousands of Korean deaths.

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  • Surrey and Hampshire students celebrate success
Surrey and Hampshire students celebrate success

Alex will be going to Edinburgh University to study Maths. The number of students clinching A*-C A-levels jumped by six per cent on a year ago. Thomas White: A*A*A and is going to Imperial College, London to study Computer Science. We would like to wish all our students all the best for the future. Hazelwood Integrated College in Belfast achi...

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  • Critic: Removing Confederate statues was wrong
Critic: Removing Confederate statues was wrong

Lee V tells Newsweek , referring to the white supremacist protesters who carried torches and marched through Charlottesville on Friday. Carolyn Billups of the Maryland United Daughters of the Confederacy criticized city officials' decision to remove the statues without prior notice.

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  • Van Hits Crowd In Central Barcelona, 'Many Injuries' Reported
Van Hits Crowd In Central Barcelona, 'Many Injuries' Reported

Details are still coming in. Emergency services have asked to close the Metro and train stations in the immediate vicinity of the incident, BBC reported. Police told people to avoid the area. "There were a lot people, lots of families (at the site), this is one of the most visited sites in Barcelona". It was not immediately clear if the van h...

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  • Brigitte Macron: 'I don't feel like a First Lady'
Brigitte Macron: 'I don't feel like a First Lady'

During his campaign, Macron had pledged to create an "official First Lady status" but had said that any role for his wife would not be paid for out of public funds. Macron addressed the future of her position in the Élysée Palace in Elle France, her first magazine interview since becoming France's First Lady: "Like all of those before me, I will ...

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  • White nationalists: Charlottesville just a beginning, more rallies planned
White nationalists: Charlottesville just a beginning, more rallies planned

And Sen. Luther Strange, the former state attorney general selected by former Gov. Robert Bentley to fill in for Sessions until the special election to replace him, said the following on Facebook Saturday evening: "I am deeply saddened by what I saw in Charlottesville today".

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  • Woman arrested for snorting cocaine in school pick-up line
Woman arrested for snorting cocaine in school pick-up line

A Lee County sheriff's deputy allegedly spotted Christina Hester, 39, using a credit card to chop up a white powdery substance sprinkled on her phone screen in a auto parked outside Lexington Middle School around 3:50 p.m. It was then he retrieved her purse which reportedly tested positive for cocaine. Some of the parents at the school who learne...

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  • Dominant Real Madrid crush Barcelona to win Super Cup
Dominant Real Madrid crush Barcelona to win Super Cup

Victory continues Madrid´s run of success under Zinedine Zidane with the European champions now having lifted seven trophies in the 20 months since the Frenchman took charge. Spanish publication AS claim that "the club is waiting for the right moment to make a public announcement" over his contract. "It is a hard moment because in big teams this ha...

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  • Great American total solar eclipse to occur after 38 years
Great American total solar eclipse to occur after 38 years

Windham Elementary School will also provide glasses to students and staff on August 21 to allow students to take part in viewing the Great American Solar Eclipse . Never look directly at the sun without proper eye protection. The total phase of the solar eclipse will not be visible in Florida. Even during a total eclipse , the only time it...

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  • Solar Eclipse Glasses In Short Supply At Local Stores
Solar Eclipse Glasses In Short Supply At Local Stores

The thing that really gets me is you will see the Sun set 360 degrees around you. Elementary parents were emailed a permission form on Monday , Aug. "If it is 95 percent (like here) there is still going to be a lot of sunlight and radiation around it". For the price of museum admission, you can get safety tips for the viewing, along with free...

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  • Dutch police arrest man after woman taken hostage
Dutch police arrest man after woman taken hostage

The incident was about 8:00 am. The woman was reportedly an employee at NPO 3FM - a Dutch pop/rock music station. According to a statement by the police, the 33-year-old suspect has been taken to the local police station for interrogation.

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  • People living in fear, will fight to save composite culture: Sharad Yadav
People living in fear, will fight to save composite culture: Sharad Yadav

He said that the country's markets are full of "Made in China" products. "On behalf of the BJP , I would like to ask a question that the whole organisers of composite heritage - the Congress , the Left and Sharad Yadav and all other sitting together, how they consider the merciless killing of RSS worker in Kannur by the CPM supporters and their...

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  • War would be horrific, United States general tells Trump on North Korea response
War would be horrific, United States general tells Trump on North Korea response

China has prohibited imports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ores, aquatic and marine products from North Korea effective 15 August. In Beijing , Dunford said it's " absolutely horrific if there would be a military solution to this problem, there's no question about it ".

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  • Judicial probe ordered into Jayalalithaa's death, AIADMK merger now certain
Judicial probe ordered into Jayalalithaa's death, AIADMK merger now certain

The Tamil Nadu CM has also said that the late Chief Minister's residence will be converted into a memorial according to CNN-Nerws18. An investigation into Jayalalithaa's death and the conversion of her residence into a memorial were the major demands made by the Panneerselvam camp to go ahead with the merger of both factions of the AIADMK ...

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  • Military leaders speak out against racism, extremism
Military leaders speak out against racism, extremism

Five US Joint Chiefs, representing the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines and National Guard, have publicly weighed in on the controversy, without explicitly mentioning Trump by name. "You had a group on the other side that was also very violent". In a number of tweets this afternoon, Mr Trump said it was sad to see the statues being removed, addin...

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  • Chloe Ayling alleged kidnap: police arrest brother of chief suspect
Chloe Ayling alleged kidnap: police arrest brother of chief suspect

Prosecutor Florence Iveson told the court: "It is said that Mr Herba acting in joint enterprise with his brother Lukasz Herba between July 11 and 17 acted to kidnap and abduct and unlawfully detain Chloe Ayling". KIDNAPPED Brit model Chloe Ayling is being mocked by so called pals who have been making fun of her abduction by posing in suitcases and ...

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  • Israeli Delegation to Meet White House Officials for Talks on Syria, Lebanon
Israeli Delegation to Meet White House Officials for Talks on Syria, Lebanon

The Times said Iran was also helping Hizballah build subterranean factories in Lebanon to make Fateh-110 medium-range missiles that would be able to reach most parts of Israel. Cohen warned that Iran is moving to fill the void left by ISIS, to become a dominant power in the Middle East. "Our policy is clear: We vehemently oppose the military buil...

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  • World leaders join condemnation of Trump's Charlottesville response
World leaders join condemnation of Trump's Charlottesville response

World leaders criticized President Trump on Wednesday for statements equating white nationalists and neo-Nazis groups with the so-called "alt-left". "Exactly what I expect from a sucker", he said about Trump's comments on "both sides" being responsible for the violent protests in Charlottesville, Va .

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  • Trump asked to fire 3 WH staffers
Trump asked to fire 3 WH staffers

Scaramucci said. Bannon also accused his rivals inside the administration who have urged restraint on trade of "wetting themselves" over the issue. As for North Korea, Bannon appeared to be at odds with Trump that there's a military solution to the crisis.

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