• Donkeys jailed for destroying 'expensive' plants, Twitter reacts

    Donkeys jailed for destroying 'expensive' plants, Twitter reacts

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    In a freakish criminal case, about half a dozen donkeys were "arrested" by the security guards of Orai District jail in Uttar Pradesh for grazing exotic plants under Swachch Bharat Mission outside jail complex. Yes, the UP police on Tuesday tweeted stating that it "has nothing to do with their (donkeys) arrest or custody". The incident happened at the Urail jail, were the eight donkeys had been in lock-up for four days.
  • Police Foil Melbourne New Year's Eve Terror Plot

    Police Foil Melbourne New Year's Eve Terror Plot

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    Police said Tuesday that Ali Ali, an Australian born to Somali parents, sought to target Federation Square in the city center, one of the most popular spots to spend the annual celebration in the city. "Absolutely police were aware of this very early and had been monitoring", she said. There is no ongoing threat to the public, police said. The perpetrator may face a life term in prison.
  • European Union finally grants last-minute, five-year license to glyphosate

    European Union finally grants last-minute, five-year license to glyphosate

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    There was a qualified majority backing from member states in today's EU Appeal Committee in favor of a proposal to renew the marketing license for the controversial herbicide for five years. "The people who are supposed to protect us from risky pesticides have failed to do their jobs and betrayed the trust Europeans place in them", Greenpeace EU food policy director Franziska Achterberg said.
  • Trump Won't Campaign For Moore

    Trump Won't Campaign For Moore

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    The president's conduct is under renewed scrutiny after he tepidly endorsed Roy Moore for his race for the Alabama senate seat against democrat Doug Jones . Trump last week appeared to offer support to Moore despite allegations he initiated a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32. Republicans, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, have called on Moore to withdraw from the race.
  • More than 150 women report sex assault incidents at Massage Envy spas

    More than 150 women report sex assault incidents at Massage Envy spas

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    A Delaware County woman is speaking publicly about the sexual assault she endured at a Chester County Massage Envy franchise as a new report alleges there are dozens more victims like her across the country. "No one ever reached out to me, to ask how I was doing or to see if they could support me after their employees was convicted, so it was was no longer just an alleged assault", Dick said during the "Today" segment.
  • Hyderabad GES 2017: Ecosystem to promote start-ups in India

    Hyderabad GES 2017: Ecosystem to promote start-ups in India

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    Katherine Hadda, US Consul General, Hyderabad , said the GES was an opportunity to promote women and women's economic opportunities, support entrepreneurship and foster economic growth and prosperity for all. Over 100 innovative startups, products, services and processes will be exhibited through a multi-touch interactive wall, sensor-enabled touch screens, rotoscope mural technology, and physical displays.
  • Putin signs bill declaring media 'foreign agents'

    Putin signs bill declaring media 'foreign agents'

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    The Foreign Agent Registration Act was passed in the United States shortly before the start of World War II. It was specifically accused of spreading false information during the 2016 presidential election. The Ministry has already named 9 media outlets to possibly be classified as such: Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and its projects, and Nastoyashchee Vremya .
  • Trump urges voters to pick Roy Moore instead of 'Liberal Jones'

    Trump urges voters to pick Roy Moore instead of 'Liberal Jones'

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    Trump's support for Moore has left Senate Republicans dumbfounded after they tried to force the nominee out of the race after the Washington Post reported this month that when Moore was in his 30s, working as a local prosecutor, he is alleged to have pursued sexual relationships with teenagers - including a 14-year-old who said she had a sexual encounter with him.
  • Trump rips CNN again, but this time, CNN blasted him right back

    Trump rips CNN again, but this time, CNN blasted him right back

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    And some on Twitter didn't think Trump's tweet was an accident. "Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that can not be limited without being lost". CNN more adheres to the policy of the democratic party and often criticized trump during the race. The news organization's PR account tweeted that it's the president's job to represent America to the world, not CNN's .
  • Bali's Mount Agung volcano erupts for second time in a week

    Bali's Mount Agung volcano erupts for second time in a week

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    Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in total, eight worldwide flights to Bali and 13 global flights departing from Bali were cancelled. "There has not been an increase in seismic and volcanic activity after the (Tuesday) eruption and until this afternoon". Bali is a popular tourist destination for many in the region, with thousands traveling to the island for end of year celebrations.