• Triple talaq verdict historic, says Modi

    Triple talaq verdict historic, says Modi

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    Nariman and Justice UU Lalit said that this practice violates Constitution. The BJP MP welcomed Supreme Court's verdict, setting aside the practice of divorce through "talaq-e-bidat" among Muslims, saying it was an "affirmation of women's rights" and would give them relief from discrimination.
  • BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayander civic polls, Sena suffers big jolt

    BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayander civic polls, Sena suffers big jolt

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    The election was held on Sunday, and 509 candidates were in the fray. The results marked a sharp anti-climax in the NCP and the Congress fortunes-the NCP had won 26 seats in 2012 and the Congress 18. This is the third municipal election in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) where BJP has received an absolute majority. While Shelar shied away from mentioning the name, BJP MP Kirit Somaiya went full throttle at the Shiv Sena.
  • Hurricane Gert on its way as rainfall warning issued for west

    Hurricane Gert on its way as rainfall warning issued for west

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    Met Eireann has said we can expect top temperatures of 20C this weekend and that will be in Munster. The unsettled and changeable weather has already been evident so far this week with a mix of heavy downpours and strong winds. A status yellow weather warning is in effect with localised flooding expected in many areas, and motorists are being advised to take extra care when driving.
  • FSU leads four state teams in the AP preseason Top 25 poll

    FSU leads four state teams in the AP preseason Top 25 poll

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    Alabama opens the season against the Seminoles in Atlanta on September 2, just the fourth opener involving top-five teams and the first pitting teams ranked in the top three. The AP poll shows Kansas State at 20th, Virginia Tech at 21st, West Virginia at 22nd, Texas at 23rd, Washington State at 24th and Tennessee at No. 25.
  • Britain's Big Ben bell falls silent for repairs until 2021

    Britain's Big Ben bell falls silent for repairs until 2021

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    The midday bongs were the last regular chimes from the famous bell, one of the world's most famous clock towers of the 19th century, until the repairs to its tower are complete. "They're not going to be back in four years - have you ever known any government project come in on time or on budget?" Big Ben has chimed its way into the British national consciousness.
  • Stenson Wins Wyndham Championship, Lowry Finishes Seventh

    Stenson Wins Wyndham Championship, Lowry Finishes Seventh

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    Henrik Stenson , who is looking for his first win since capturing the British Open past year, fired his second straight 66 to seize a one-stroke lead at golf's Wyndham Championship on Saturday. But there are nine players within four shots of the Swede's lead, setting up an unpredictable final round. "I hit a lot of good shots". And Martin Flores , who started at No.
  • NWS: Clouds could block eclipse view in central US

    NWS: Clouds could block eclipse view in central US

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    Uh oh. A sudden surge of clouds and possibly even rain may spoil the solar eclipse party in many parts of the country on Monday . For those in the path of totality, as well as larger cities throughout the United States, we've provided a rundown of the weather forecasts for the day.
  • Liberty University Alumni To Return Diplomas Over School Official's Trump Support

    Liberty University Alumni To Return Diplomas Over School Official's Trump Support

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    Traditionally, a White House would have officials on the agenda-setting Sunday shows to help set the narrative for the coming week, particularly after such a disastrous week like the one Trump had. "Do you believe there were very fine people on both sides?" Raddatz then pointed to comments made earlier this week by Ronna Romney McDaniel, the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, who said that once people saw Nazi flags at the event they should have 'turned tail'.
  • Iraqi army launches determined attack on Isis stronghold of Tal Afar

    Iraqi army launches determined attack on Isis stronghold of Tal Afar

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    It is now surrounded by Iraqi government troops, Shiite volunteers as well as Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in the north, with an estimated 2,000 fighters still holed up in the city. ISIS' self-proclaimed "caliphate" effectively collapsed last month, when US-backed Iraqi forces completed the takeover of the militants' capital in Iraq, Mosul, after a nine-month campaign.
  • Liverpool v Crystal Palace on Premier League Live

    Liverpool v Crystal Palace on Premier League Live

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    As that saga rumbles on, Coutinho remains out of contention with a back injury. "I don't know why other people are saying what they are saying, especially this guy because I've never even met him". I can not change this answer. When halftime came, it seemed as though both sides were headed towards an all too familiar result at Anfield. Everything leads to August 31.
  • UP Train Tragedy: Action Against Secretary-Rank Official, Seven Others

    UP Train Tragedy: Action Against Secretary-Rank Official, Seven Others

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    The chief track engineer at Northern Railway was also transferred. In recent times the worst accident was the November 20, 2016 derailment of the Indore-Patna Express near Kanpur which resulted in 150 deaths and over 150 injuries. The track was under fix, but the driver of the train was not informed about the same. One coach crashed into a house. "As per the directions of the railway minister, strict action will be taken against those found guilty prima facie", he said.
  • Donald Trump Calls Out 'Publicity Seeking' Lindsey Graham Over Charlottesville Jabs

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    President Donald Trump lashed out at fellow Republican Lindsey Graham on Thursday after the SC senator criticised his response to last weekend's deadly violence in Charlottesville. "Your words are dividing Americans, not healing them ", Graham said. Trump's initial reaction to the deadly rally failed to condemn, or even mention, the white supremacist hate groups that descended on Charlottesville on Saturday.
  • One police officer killed, three others injured in Kissimmee and Jacksonville shootings

    One police officer killed, three others injured in Kissimmee and Jacksonville shootings

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    During a patrol late Friday of a neighborhood with a history of drug activity, Baxter was "checking out" three people, including Miller, when the officer got into a scuffle with Miller. When asked by reporters if the officers were ambushed, O'Dell said, "It's too early to tell , but it's leading that way". The police chief said his officers were having a tough time coping with the loss of the fellow officers and that the department would be mourning throughout the coming days.
  • DA blames SAA flights cancellation on Grace Mugabe assault

    DA blames SAA flights cancellation on Grace Mugabe assault

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    Grace Mugabe regularly speaks at rallies in Zimbabwe and is seen as a potential successor to her increasingly frail husband. Without naming her, a statement issued by South Africa's Police Ministry indicated Grace had undertaken to present herself to the police on Tuesday morning, but failed to do so.
  • US House Democratic leader Pelosi calls for Confederate statue removal

    US House Democratic leader Pelosi calls for Confederate statue removal

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    The Virginia legislature would have to approve it. "Maybe it's appropriate to have them in museums or to put them in some sort of historical context in that regard". Lee's great-great grandson. He also warned that if statues of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson were removed , tributes to Presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, who were slave owners, could be next.