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The 64-year-old, who has been credited with working towards bringing in competitive and cooperative federalism in the country, will continue to be at Niti Aayog tll August 31. Panagariya said: "I would not have got a similar job". It may be noted that Panagariya as Niti chairman had threw his weight behind each and every policy move of Narendra Modi government.
  • Firefighters rescue woman entangled by boa constrictor

    Firefighters rescue woman entangled by boa constrictor

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    A woman in OH had to be rescued after she called an emergency line to say she had a snake stuck to her face. She tells dispatch she's unable to unlatch the snake's jaw. "There's blood everywhere", the woman said. The woman was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries, but Bring explained he believes she's been traumatized and may have to rethink what to do with her other snakes .
  • 'Skinny repeal' rejected in big blow for Trump

    'Skinny repeal' rejected in big blow for Trump

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    After the vote, McConnell lamented the defeat of the " skinny repeal " bill, calling it "clearly a disappointing moment". Republican Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska voted no, requiring Vice President Pence to cast the tie-breaking vote in favor.
  • NBC5 Forecast: Hottest Day of the Year Today, but Cooler for Weekend

    NBC5 Forecast: Hottest Day of the Year Today, but Cooler for Weekend

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    Skies will clear from west to east Saturday afternoon, then cooler, drier air will move in Saturday night . Thursday brings more cloud cover, but it won't be a bad day. Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9 a.m. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
  • U.S. sanctions Iran after space launch

    U.S. sanctions Iran after space launch

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    But even though it failed, Iran's attempted rocket launch succeeded in violating United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said . In another allegation against the United States adversary, Mr Mnuchin said that missile attacks on USA partner Saudi Arabia over the weekend by Houthi rebels in Yemen had likely come with the support of Iran.
  • Liberal groups push for health care to dominate the midterms

    Liberal groups push for health care to dominate the midterms

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    Republicans were disappointed in the defeat, but Obama was thrilled that his landmark legislation has so far stood the test of time and praised the efforts of those who helped stop the repeal. But health insurers have hemorrhaged money as a result of older and sicker people flooding the market, and Zolbrod noted that Highmark's pulling out of the ACA marketplace previous year left UPMC Health Plan as the only government marketplace provider in many counties, including Fayette.
  • Gujarat Congress' flies its Gujarat MLAs to Bangalore

    Gujarat Congress' flies its Gujarat MLAs to Bangalore

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    A shell-shocked Congress hurriedly appointed Ahmedabad MLA Shailesh Parmar as Chief Whip in place of Rajput. Congress strategists fear more desertions, considering that 11 party MLAs had said to have cross-voted for the BJP-led NDA candidate, Ram Nath Kovind , in the July 17 presidential election .
  • Wanted ex-Georgian president Saakashvili loses Ukrainian citizenship

    Wanted ex-Georgian president Saakashvili loses Ukrainian citizenship

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    The ex-Georgian leader, whose country fought a war with Russian Federation in 2008 and who is loathed by the Kremlin, was once a natural ally for Poroshenko after Moscow annexed Ukraine's Crimea region in 2014. Some lawmakers in Poroshenko's bloc criticized the president's decision. Saakashvili's stint in Ukrainian politics began during the "EuroMaidan" protests in Kiev in against the regime of Yanukovich.
  • US, Not Iran, A Destabilizing Factor in Region: FM Spokesman

    US, Not Iran, A Destabilizing Factor in Region: FM Spokesman

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    It would target entities deemed to support terrorism, sell weapons to Iran or help its ballistic missile program. Trump harshly criticized the Iranian agreement during his campaign and presidency, saying he was willing to scrap the plan. The accord took effect in January 2016 and was supposed to terminate all nuclear-related sanctions against Iran all at once, but its implementation has been hampered mainly due to USA policies.
  • New sanctions: Putin promised a response to the

    New sanctions: Putin promised a response to the"insolence" american

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    The House by a 419-3 margin passed the bill authorizing sanctions against Russian Federation for meddling in the 2016 election on Tuesday. On Tuesday, the latest package of sanctions, targeting Russia's major defense, mining, shipping and railway industries, was passed by the US House of Representatives.
  • US State Dept. issues warning for travelers going to Mexico

    US State Dept. issues warning for travelers going to Mexico

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    The updated warning to travelers comes on the heels of several high-profile instances of travelers claiming they were served tainted alcohol at resorts around the country. Over the past seven years, more than 1.4 million gallons of bootleg liquor has been seized from hotels and bars, some of which was infused with grain alcohol or methanol, both of which can be risky.
  • Tillerson not quitting, says bond with Trump good

    Tillerson not quitting, says bond with Trump good

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    CNN said that among Tillerson's growing differences with the White House were fresh debate over Iran policy and the process of naming White House personnel, as well as Trump's chaotic and confusing foreign policy approach. Following last month's move by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt to boycott Qatar, Tillerson publicly asked the nations to ease their blockade, and put the onus on both sides to end the crisis.
  • Trump Announces Transgender People Banned From US Military

    Trump Announces Transgender People Banned From US Military

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    Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Los Angeles, who spent four years on active duty with the U.S. Air Force and continues to serve in the reserves, said Trump's action "is not based on facts, it is based on naked bigotry". "I'm honestly heartbroken and I want people to know that this is wrong", he said. A writer for the Daily Beast publicly apologized for a crude comment about Sanders he tweeted on Friday.
  • How Analysts Rated Countrywide PLC (LON:CWD) Last Week?

    How Analysts Rated Countrywide PLC (LON:CWD) Last Week?

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    It has a 16.24 P/E ratio. Otis operates as an elevator and escalator manufacturing, installation and service company. JP Morgan maintained GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON:GSK) on Tuesday, November 1 with "Neutral" rating. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The company's market cap is GBX 2.95 billion. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, transacts life assurance and long-term savings business, investment management and general insurance and health business.
  • Russian Brokered Ceasefire in Syria Must Succeed - Lebanese PM

    Russian Brokered Ceasefire in Syria Must Succeed - Lebanese PM

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    I have one question for the president and also for prime minister. Slashing aid to the Lebanese army? Trump commended Hariri in winning in the fight against ISIS and others and that "ultimately you will win... "For what role will the LAF play if not that of a human shield for Hezbollah when the next conflict with Israel erupts?" he asked. "We differ with them", he continued.