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Villagers wait outside the National Register of Citizens (NRC) centre to get their documents verified by government officials, at Mayong Village in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India . "The over 40 lakh people, who have been kept out of the NRC, are infiltrators". "The BJP has no ambivalence at all, they want to keep the Bengali Hindus and exclude the Muslims".
  • Swedish crown jewels stolen by thieves who escaped on a speedboat

    Swedish crown jewels stolen by thieves who escaped on a speedboat

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    Witnesses told Aftonbladet how they were enjoying lunch on a fine day when they saw men running from the cathedral in all directions. The artifacts are made of gold and enamel and encrusted with beads, crystals and pearls. The spokesman said they could have left the motorboat and jumped in a getaway auto heading west into the hinterlands, or east to Stockholm . While the items are of great historic and cultural value, police expressed doubt whether the burglary would bring the ...
  • Facebook finds evidence of USA mid-term election interference

    Facebook finds evidence of USA mid-term election interference

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    The earliest page was created in March 2017. It said that there were more than 9,500 Facebook posts created by the accounts and one piece of content on Instagram . We disabled the event earlier today and have reached out to the admins of the five other Pages to update them on what happened. In total more than 290,000 accounts followed at least one of the pages involved, it added.
  • Miracle in Mexico: All survive crash of Mexican jetliner

    Miracle in Mexico: All survive crash of Mexican jetliner

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    Aeroméxico Flight 2431, carrying 103 people, crash-landed shortly after taking off from Guadalupe Victoria Durango International Airport, news outlets reported Tuesday. The plane took off during a severe storm on Tuesday before smacking down in a field nearby before catching fire. Lines of ambulances are seen waiting at the site.
  • Iran says Trump offer of talks is 'humiliation', without value

    Iran says Trump offer of talks is 'humiliation', without value

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    Iran was also quick to set its own conditions, saying the United States must rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal before any talks can happen. The Trump administration says it is engaged in a "maximum pressure campaign" created to force Iran into a new deal that goes beyond limiting its nuclear programme and includes curbs to its regional behaviour and missile programme.
  • Trump claims Americans need IDs to buy groceries

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    A White House spokesman did not immediately respond to questions about when the billionaire president last bought groceries or anything else himself. On the social media platform Twitter, the immediate reaction to Trump's comments ranged from bewilderment to ridicule - with many , including the CNN reporter who covered the rally, Jim Acosta, noting that photo ID is not required to purchase groceries in the United States.
  • Trump questions 3-D gun sales as USA states sue

    Trump questions 3-D gun sales as USA states sue

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    Along with Washington state, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Oregon, Maryland and the District of Columbia are working on finalizing the lawsuit and plan on filing it later on Monday, Ferguson said . The Obama administration argued that posting the blueprints online violates US arms embargoes because anyone with access to the internet and an expensive 3D printer in another country could build a gun.
  • North Korea appears to be building one or two ICBMs

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    According to the USA official who spoke to Reuters, one photo showed a truck and covered trailer similar to those the North has used to move its ICBMs. "North Korea doesn't recognise exactly where that sea border should be and it's hoped that they can have some agreement to prevent further clashes in the future", he said.
  • Manafort hid millions in foreign accounts, USA prosecutor says

    Manafort hid millions in foreign accounts, USA prosecutor says

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    A total of 16 jurors, 12 regular and four alternates, will be chosen after being screened for potential bias. The charges all came about through the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. Manafort, 69, played an active role in the selection process, jotting down notes and chatting with his lawyers during questioning of the prospective panelists in federal court.
  • Fake news is threatening United Kingdom democracy, MPs warn

    Fake news is threatening United Kingdom democracy, MPs warn

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    Recommendations include new taxes and fines for social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter, and for the government to create clear, legal liability for tech companies to act against harmful and illegal content. "This manipulation of the sites by tech companies must be made more transparent". Additionally, the committee recommended escalating the maximum penalties for election law violations from roughly £20,000 to a maximum fine set "at a fixed percentage of a company's revenue".
  • Trump's Spat With Koch Brothers Just Went Very Public: The Rundown

    Trump's Spat With Koch Brothers Just Went Very Public: The Rundown

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    President Donald Trump delivered a rare attack on the billionaire Koch brothers early Tuesday, referring to the GOP megadonors as globalists, a term increasingly used in xenophobic and anti-Semitic contexts. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) in a must-win contest that could decide the balance of power in the Senate during the next Congress. It remains unclear how hard the group will work to defeat vulnerable Senate Democrats in West Virginia, Missouri and Montana.
  • Trump Offers Iran Olive Branch Days After Threatening Tweet

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    Administration officials have not responded to the Tweet , but it can be assumed that President Trump would not bring the U.S. back into the existing nuclear deal . Trump has increased pressure on Iran to stop supporting terrorists and militias along with other threatening and destabilizing behavior in the region.
  • Mother and 5 kids killed in Michigan motel fire

    Mother and 5 kids killed in Michigan motel fire

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    The Curtis family was in a room on the second floor; the cause of death for the mother and five children has been confirmed as smoke inhalation . The five children who died were between two and ten years old. Everyone else in the 27 occupied rooms got out, they have their lives but so much of what they used to live is now ash and charred debris. "It's tragic.
  • US Intelligence: North Korea Is Continuing to Produce ICBMs

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    On Monday, the Washington Post newspaper quoted officials as saying North Korea appeared to be building one or two new liquid-fuelled intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) at the Sanumdong facility near the capital, Pyongyang. "We see them going to work, just as before", one USA official told the paper. It looks as if North Korea isn't turning over a new leaf after all.
  • Shark stolen from San Antonio aquarium reportedly in good condition

    Shark stolen from San Antonio aquarium reportedly in good condition

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    The aquarium wrote online employees reported seeing suspicious activity from a trio around the interactive pool, but said the shark was stolen "while the attendant was assisting other guests". You can see the surveillance video below. Aquarium general manager Jenny Spellman told KSAT TV she went to the parking lot to confront the trio about the shark theft.
  • PM Modi congratulates Imran Khan

    PM Modi congratulates Imran Khan

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    Attended by leaders of various parties, the MPC was chaired by PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif and Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA) President Maulana Fazlur Rehman. The army has repeatedly denied any interference. The former World Cup winning cricketer, 65, was announced the victor of Pakistan's general election on Friday despite a delayed vote count provoking accusations of rigging.