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One account gave the toll as eight killed and 18 injured, although other reports put the number of dead much higher. There were conflicting reports over whether the attack was carried out by a lone gunman or a group of attackers. Governor Obiano visited Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi where he sympathised with the injured victims and noted that the incident was not a church invasion.
  • 'The Dark Tower' And The Danger Of Making Movies By Committee

    'The Dark Tower' And The Danger Of Making Movies By Committee

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    Variety's Owen Gleiberman is more favourable, saying The Dark Tower is "a competent and watchable paranoid metaphysical video game that doesn't overstay its welcome". I was hoping for them to wind up on top when it came to the film's climax, but sadly, the trailers spoil most of the epic moments the ending minutes should have had, save one insane display of marksmanship, and the impact of the moment fell flat.
  • Raids a witch hunt for one RS seat: Ahmed Patel

    Raids a witch hunt for one RS seat: Ahmed Patel

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    Patel is not just another Congress MP: he is Sonia Gandhi's eyes and ears and has been so as her political secretary for more than a decade (since 2001). Earlier on Thursday morning, the IT department raided the house of the minister's father-in-law in Bengaluru . If he were to hide from the Income Tax officials, the resort was the last place he would have chosen.
  • De Grasse to miss Worlds

    De Grasse to miss Worlds

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    And the IAAF World Championship in the United Kingdom, beginning on Friday, will be the Jamaican's last global event. "That's what I keep reading and what my team keeps telling me, so I've got to prove myself again", the 30-year-old said, ahead of the blue riband event of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) World Championships .
  • NSC official Ezra Cohen-Watnick removed

    NSC official Ezra Cohen-Watnick removed

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    Cohen-Watnick's ouster appears to be the latest sign that McMaster isn't done cleaning house of both Bannon and Flynn loyalists at the NSC. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on Wednesday removed Ezra Cohen-Watnick, his senior intelligence director, from his position in the White House more than four months after he initially tried to get him out of the job.
  • Hezbollah, Syrian Nusra Front swap prisoners

    Hezbollah, Syrian Nusra Front swap prisoners

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    The second stage of the deal is the evacuation of all remaining Nusra militants and their families from Arsal toward rebel-held areas in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib. "The Nusra Front was defeated in Lebanon", Hezbollah's al-Manar television announced in the Lebanese capital, using an old name for al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria.
  • Ayesha Gulalai vows to produce evidence against Imran

    Ayesha Gulalai vows to produce evidence against Imran

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    Gulalai held a press conference on Tuesday, in which she accused Khan and his close-ones to have an "immoral character". "I only came to know through media that she has chose to leave PTI". Asked whether she asked Imran Khan to marry her, the lawmaker said she had informed her father about the "lewd messages" she received from the party chief.
  • USA not seeking regime change in North Korea: Tillerson

    USA not seeking regime change in North Korea: Tillerson

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is sitting on almost $80 million set aside for the State Department to combat propaganda from Russian Federation and terrorists groups - and most of it will expire if he doesn't act soon. The bill nearly unanimously supported by both houses of Congress. Vice President Mike Pence, traveling Tuesday in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, sought to reframe the sanctions as a "further sign of our commitment" to counter Russian aggression in the region.
  • IT raids on DK Shivakumar 'undemocratic': CM Siddaramaiah

    IT raids on DK Shivakumar 'undemocratic': CM Siddaramaiah

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    He was the minister who was in charge of the hospitality of the 40 odd Gujarat MLAs residing in a Resort in Bangalore. As per government officials, the directions to use NOTA in Rajya Sabha elections were enforced in January 2014 after the Supreme Court in 2013 made it mandatory to have NOTA option in EVMs.
  • 3 killed in Moscow court shootout

    3 killed in Moscow court shootout

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    Defence lawyer Diana Tatosova said she was told by the chief investigator that four of the 11 people standing trial had been killed. No other details were immediately available. The suspects were blamed for being a piece of a gathering known as GTA Gang, named after the vicious diversion arrangement Grand Theft Auto. Court employees and visitors were promptly evacuated.
  • Kerala Protests Against Elimination of LPG Subsidy

    Kerala Protests Against Elimination of LPG Subsidy

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    K C Venugopal of Congress raised the issue during the Zero Hour where he said that the move will adversely affect the common man and there was no justification of it when the crude oil prices had gone down. Price of jet fuel or ATF was hiked by Rs 1097 per kilolitre to Rs 48,110 per kl with effect from August 01, oil companies said. NOC Spokesperson Sitaram Pokharel said the enterprise revised the LPG price following the price reduction by Indian Oil Corporation in the product.
  • Phoenix infant dies in hot vehicle _ second such death in city

    Phoenix infant dies in hot vehicle _ second such death in city

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    Phoenix police said there was no evidence of foul play and it appears to be an accident. On Friday, family members of a seven-month-old found the infant locked in a auto around 4:00 p.m. The first baby to die in a hot vehicle in the Arizona city over the weekend was 7-month-old Zane Endress, who was left in a auto for hours on the city's north side on Friday afternoon, AZFamily.com reports .
  • Education Funding Bill Now on Governor's Desk

    Education Funding Bill Now on Governor's Desk

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    Bruce Rauner . Democrats for almost two months have held off on sending a funding bill to GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner because he's pledged to strip money for Chicago Public Schools that he's declared a "bailout". The governor has said he will use his veto power to strip some money for Chicago Public Schools. But he's repeatedly declined to specify what exactly he'll do.
  • Playwright and actor Sam Shepard has died

    Playwright and actor Sam Shepard has died

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    He had been battling motor neurone disease ALS ( Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ) for a long period of time. On Monday, news of the acclaimed playwright, actor and director's death made headlines as the Broadway world went into mourning.