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Arun Jaitley opts out of ministerial position

more-in In a letter to Modi, the former Union Finance Minister says his health requires his full attention. Former Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has ended all speculation over his health and inclusion in the new Cabinet by writing to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he is opting out of any ministerial position.The letter, released…

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In Congratulatory Tweet To Naveen Patnaik, PM Modi Assures Cooperation

Earlier this month, PM Modi had praised Naveen Patnaik’s handling of Cyclone Fani. (File)Bhubaneswar/ New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Naveen Patnaik this morning soon after he took oath as the Chief Minister of Odisha for a record fifth time and assured him “complete cooperation from the centre in working for Odisha’s progress”. Naveen Patnaik’s…

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Mired In Medical Debt? Federal Rule Changes Proposed For Bill Collectors

At least 43 million Americans have overdue medical bills on their credit reports, according to a 2014 report on medical debt by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Hero Images/Getty Images/Hero Images hide caption toggle caption Hero Images/Getty Images/Hero Images At least 43 million Americans have overdue medical bills on their credit reports, according to…

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Severe weather brings tornadoes, flooding to Midwest: A.M. News Links

By Cliff Pinckard, cleveland.com | Posted May 28, 2019 at 06:45 AM CBS News Oklahoma, Arkansas cities brace for ‘the worst flood in our history’ Oklahoma and Arkansas were bracing for their worst-ever flooding as a new wave of storms forecast to roll through the region threatened to further bloat the Arkansas River that already has reached…

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Bangladesh charges 16 for burning girl alive

Image copyright family handout Image caption Nusrat was doused with kerosene and set on fire on a rooftop Sixteen people have been charged in Bangladesh over the shocking murder of a teenager who was burned to death after reporting sexual harassment.Nusrat Jahan Rafi, 19, was doused with kerosene and set on fire on the roof…

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Australian helicopters targeted by lasers in South China Sea – CNN

Hong Kong (CNN)Australian military helicopters were targeted with lasers during operations in the South China Sea this month.”Some helicopter pilots had lasers pointed at them from passing fishing vessels,” Euan Graham of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute wrote on The Strategist blog, who was aboard the warship from which the aircraft were operating.Graham told CNN…

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SpaceX satellites pose new headache for astronomers – Phys.org

In this screengrab taken from a video shot by Marco Langbroek, a group of SpaceX Starlink satellites passes over Leiden, Netherlands on May 24, 2019 It looked like a scene from a sci-fi blockbuster: an astronomer in the Netherlands captured footage of a train of brightly-lit SpaceX satellites ascending through the night sky this weekend,…

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Too far? Trump invokes Kim in denigrating Biden – Fox News

For President Trump, his weekend excursion to Japan could have been a welcome respite from the political warfare back home, as he watched sumo wrestling and performed on the world stage.Most presidents used such foreign forays to change the subject. Bill Clinton, in particular, would grow annoyed when reporters halfway around the world would press…

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Feeling ‘burned out’ is now an official medical diagnosis – BGR

Do you ever just feel totally burned out? I don’t mean the run-of-the-mill exhausted feeling we all endure from time to time, I mean really, really burned out? Most of us assume that a feeling of “burn-out” is just one of the many pleasures of modern lives, juggling work, family, friends, and other responsibilities, but…

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Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations – CNBC

Malaysia’s environment minister Yeo Bee Yin (L) shows a container of plastics waste shipment from Australia on May 28, 2019.Adli Ghazali | Anadolu Agency | Getty ImagesMalaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tons (3,300 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid…

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Asian shares falter, bonds rally on global growth fears – Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, as investors dumped shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government debt. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock…

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Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg

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Democratic WH hopefuls Bennet, Ryan jab at DNC over debate rules – Fox News

Two of the Democratic presidential candidates gunning to make the first round of presidential debates say it’s too soon for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to exclude some hopefuls from the debate stage.“I don’t think the DNC should be winnowing the field early in the process,” one candidate, Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado, told Fox News…

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Election 2019 LIVE Updates: ‘Sorry Modi Ji, please excuse me,’ Mamata declines invite to PM’s swearing-in after BJP invites kin of killed BJP workers

LIVE NEWS and UPDATES 16:01 (IST) Rajasthan Congress passes resolution asking Rahul to continue as the party president At a press conference, Rajasthan Congress in-charge Avinash Pande said that the state Congress unit has passed a resolution, requesting Rahul Gandhi to continue as the party’s national president. Avinash Pande, Rajasthan Congress in-charge: Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee has…

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College Confirms Payal Tadvi Was Subjected to ‘Extreme Harassment’

New Delhi: The anti-ragging committee of the TN Topiwala National Medical College in Mumbai has found that Dr Payal Tadvi faced “extreme harassment” from three senior colleagues for several days before she took her life on May 22. On the morning of May 22, she was admonished by the accused senior colleagues in the presence of…

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In Naveen Patnaik’s new team, every second minister is first-time lawmaker

Naveen Patnaik took oath as the chief minister of Odisha on Wednesday morning at a public function in Bhubaneswar. This is Patnaik’s fifth consecutive term as CM. So far only two chief ministers in India: Jyoti Basu of West Bengal and Pawan Chamling of Sikkim have been chief ministers for five terms. Minutes later, Patnaik…

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DNC to raise polling and fundraising bars for 3rd debate

Democratic candidates partake in an ABC News-hosted debate in 2015. | Jim Cole/AP Photo ABC News, in partnership with Univision, will host the third Democratic presidential debate in September, the Democratic National Committee announced Wednesday, saying it was raising both the polling and fundraising bars for candidates to qualify. The debate is set for Sept.…

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Growing Call For Tougher Guidelines And Restrictions For Mount Everest Climbers | NBC Nightly News – NBC News

Published on May 28, 2019At least 11 have been killed this climbing season while passing through the “death zone” of Mount Everest — an elevation where the body only get 30% of the oxygen available at sea level.» Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC» Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNewsNBC News Digital is a collection of innovative…

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Obama speechwriter says media will help Trump to 2020 reelection

Former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau believes that the media will help President Trump win reelection in 2020. “Trump’s surest path to victory in 2020 will be the same as it was in 2016: depress Democratic turnout. He’ll hit the nominee from the left, knowing that reporters will be more interested in chasing his attacks than…

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Accused ringleader pleads not guilty in $400G crowdsourcing scam case

Homeless man, couple conspired to deceive GoFundMe fundsA New Jersey couple and a homeless Philadelphia man who were once the symbol of generosity in hard times allegedly conspired with each other to come up with a false story to earn GoFundMe donations and will now face charges. A man accused of being the ringleader of…

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Automatic’s original car adapters won’t work after August 31st – Engadget

@Devindra I have a decent article idea for you in your job. Seems Automatic Labs is doing some “planned obsolescence” bullshit right now where they are intentionally turning off an app, instead of not just “not supporting” it further. https://t.co/R9YtcdkyIE— Casey Barela (@caseybarela) May 28, 2019″With … advances in our technology, the Classic adapter and…

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‘Egg Boy’ donates $69,000 to Christchurch Foundation – ABC News

“Egg Boy,” the Melbourne teen who cracked an egg on the head of an Australian senator after his inflammatory remarks about the New Zealand mass shooting in March, said he’s donated almost A$100,000 (about $69,000 U.S.) to the Christchurch Foundation and Victims Support. “For those of you who don’t know,” Will Connelly wrote on Instagram,…

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Global recession fears hit stocks, bonds rally – Investing.com

© Reuters. The German share price index DAX graph at the stock exchange in Frankfurt By Sujata Rao LONDON (Reuters) – With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, as investors dumped shares and scurried for the safety…

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Investigation into Crew Dragon incident continues – SpaceNews

by Jeff Foust — May 28, 2019 A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft testing its SuperDraco thrusters. The investigation into the April 20 anomaly that destroyed a Crew Dragon spacecraft is ongoing, NASA said May 28. Credit: SpaceX WASHINGTON — More than a month after a Crew Dragon spacecraft was destroyed in a test of its…

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SpaceX Serious Satellite Internet – PC Perspective

This Lucky Gerbil Gets To Watch SpaceX Launches LiveThere is a benefit to living in Florida, the chance to watch SpaceX do their thing in person which is what inspired The Tech Report to take a look at SpaceX’s Starlink project.  The idea behind this venture is to place thousands of satellites in LEO, somewhere…

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In ‘Rahul, Don’t Go’ Efforts, Sheila Dikshit And Co At His Doorstep Today

Sheila Dikshit told NDTV that the Congress will not accept Rahul Gandhi’s resignationNew Delhi: Rahul Gandhi remains adamant about quitting as Congress president but scores of party workers will go to his Delhi home to persuade him to change his mind, senior leader Sheila Dikshit said on Wednesday. Sheila Dikshit, a three-time chief minister of Delhi,…

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Jagan Mohan Reddy stands in queue, prays at Tirumala

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister-designate Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy stands in queue to reach the main temple complex of Lord Venkateswara in Tirumala on Wednesday.   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement more-in Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister-designate Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will also be visiting Kadapa Darga and CSI Church at Idupulapaya. Chief Minister-designate Y.S. Jagan Mohan…

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Naveen Patnaik instinct, makeover helped BJD to withstand Modi wave

Bhubaneswar: If the Narendra Modi government beat the anti-incumbency wave and rode back to power, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik did so even more formidably in Odisha. Beating four terms of anti-incumbency and the Modi wave, the Patnaik-led BJD came to power with a nearly 2% increase in vote share, securing 113 seats in the 147-member…

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to attend Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as prime minister on Thursday. Her statement came on a day when two Trinamool Congress West Bengal MLAs and 50 party councillors joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. Banerjee said the invitation for the ceremony had arrived earlier…

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Large Tornado Touches Down Near Kansas City, At Least 12 Injured

People watch from the Liberty Memorial as a severe storm that dropped several tornadoes earlier approaches downtown Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, shortly before striking Douglas County, Kansas. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption toggle caption Charlie Riedel/AP People watch from the Liberty Memorial as a severe storm that dropped several tornadoes earlier approaches downtown Kansas City, Mo.,…

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Lawn mower accidents are maiming children. A simple fix might have reduced the damage.

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMay 29, 2019, 7:05 AM UTCBy Eli Wolfe, FairWarningThis story was produced by FairWarning, a nonprofit news organization based in Southern California that focuses on public health, consumer and environmental issues.Jeremy Westfall was cutting the grass last month…

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Harris says Trump’s overseas tweets ‘contrary to the best interests of our country’

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMay 29, 2019, 5:48 AM UTCBy Vaughn HillyardSPARTANBURG, South — Kamala Harris railed on Tuesday night against President Donald Trump’s derogatory tweets about former Vice President Joe Biden over the weekend, calling them “contrary to the best interests…

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The Boeing 737 Max crisis could mark a seismic shift for the aviation industry. Here are the other disasters that have changed the way we fly.

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Trump: Biden ‘probably is’ a low-IQ individual – The Washington Post

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Tankers almost certainly hit by Iranian mines – US

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Norwegian vessel Andrea Victory was one of four oil tankers damaged on 12 May US National Security Adviser John Bolton has said “naval mines almost certainly from Iran” were to blame for the damage to oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman earlier this month.Mr Bolton provided no evidence…

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Ellen opens up about sexual abuse

Image copyright Getty Images Chat show host Ellen DeGeneres has spoken about how she was sexually assaulted as a teen by her stepfather.DeGeneres said the abuse took place when she was 15 or 16, after her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer.”He told me… he’d felt a lump in her breast and needed to feel…

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Niki Lauda: F1 stars attend Mass for racing legend

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Niki Lauda’s crash helmet has been put on the driver’s coffin at St Stephen’s cathedral Thousands of people, including Formula 1 stars, are paying their last respects to racing legend Niki Lauda, whose body is lying in state in Vienna, Austria.His coffin, topped with his red crash helmet, was…

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Super Mario Maker 2 Won’t Allow Friends to Play Together Online – IGN

You can only play with friends on one Nintendo Switch or with local wireless play. By Adam Bankhurst Super Mario Maker 2, as it stands, will not allow friends to play online together and will only allow online play with random players as “with global leaderboards, the matchmaking for competitive play would be compromised if…

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“Ubisoft Pass” Leaks Ahead Of E3 2019 – GameSpot

A listing for what could be a new Ubisoft streaming service or something else has emerged online ahead of E3 2019 next month. Members of the Resetera forum (via VG247) spotted a placeholder listing for something called “Ubisoft Pass.”The listing has since been removed, but VG247 reports that the Ubisoft Store also had a page…

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Cyberpunk 2077: 53 Gameplay Details That We Love – IGN

A look back at what we know to expect from CDPR’s sci-fi epic. By Aiden Strawhun and Jon Ryan With E3 fast approaching and all of us eager to get another look at CD Project Red’s upcoming sci-fi epic, We dove back into all our coverage to pull out the coolest info-bits we know so…

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Bolton says Iran ‘almost certainly’ sabotaged ships off UAE – Fox News

FILE: National Security Adviser John Bolton arrives to speak at the commencement for the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. (AP)U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that ships sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast were attacked “almost certainly by Iran.”Bolton made the comments to journalists in Abu Dhabi ahead of…

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Huawei Ramps Up U.S. Legal Challenge, With the Media in Mind – The New York Times

Business|Huawei Revs Up Its U.S. Lawsuit, With the Media in MindImageSong Liuping, Huawei’s chief legal officer, at a news conference at the company’s headquarters in Shenzhen, China, on Wednesday. “The U.S. government has provided no evidence to show that Huawei is a security threat,” he said.CreditCreditJason Lee/ReutersSHANGHAI — Huawei is ramping up its legal challenge…

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Rivers makes lofty comparison between Kawhi and Jordan – NBCSports.com

Programming note: Watch the NBA Finals pregame edition of Warriors Outsiders on Thursday at 4 p.m., streaming live on the MyTeams app. On June 25, 2015, the Warriors selected Kevon Looney with the No. 30 overall pick in the NBA Draft. Less than two months later, Looney underwent surgery on his right hip. He ended up appearing in five games…

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Australia’s ‘egg boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims fund – CNN

(CNN)The Australian teen dubbed “Egg Boy” for smashing an egg on the head of a far-right politician on camera says he will donate 100,000 Australian dollars ($69,000) to the victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks.Will Connolly gained international prominence after egging Australian Sen. Fraser Anning, who had blamed the massacre on immigration policies that “allowed…

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Axios PM – May 28, 2019 – Axios

Good afternoon. Today’s PM is 497 words.1 big thing: The Giving Pledge snags a BezosIllustration: Aïda Amer/AxiosMacKenzie Bezos is part of the latest tranche of billionaires to sign on to the Giving Pledge, which commits participants to giving away at least half of their fortunes.Why it matters: Bezos is estimated to be worth more than…

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Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald welcome third child – Page Six

May 28, 2019 | 2:14pm Enlarge Image Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald with their children Henry (right) and Spurgeon TLC/Theseewaldfamily.com/ Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald have three kids and counting … Ivy Jane SeewaldTLC/duggarfamily.comThe “Counting On” couple welcomed daughter Ivy Jane Seewald at their Arkansas home on Sunday, Page Six has confirmed. The baby weighed…

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Election 2019 LIVE Updates: Arun Jaitley asks Narendra Modi to relieve him of ministerial posts in new Cabinet, releases letter on Twitter

LIVE NEWS and UPDATES 13:48 (IST) Jaitley’s health was bothering him since last year; outgoing FM was suffering from renal ailment  Arun Jaitley’s health has been on a decline ever since he underwent a kidney transplant in May last year, PTI said. He has not attended office for the last three weeks and has rarely been seen in public. He,…

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Focus on your constituency, Karti Chidambaram told by SC on foreign travel plea

The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a plea of Congress lawmaker Karti Chidambaram seeking return of Rs 10 crore which he had deposited with the court’s registry for travelling abroad.A vacation bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Aniruddha Bose rejected Karti’s plea and said, “Pay attention to your constituency.” In the Lok Sabha elections,…

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Shiv Sena reminds Narendra Modi government of Ram Temple construction

Lok Sabha election 2019 This comes within a week after the result of the Lok Sabha election was declared ushering in another term for the Modi government. Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana on Wednesday in its latest editorial reminded the Narendra Modi government about the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, adding that the construction…

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Eleven dead on Mt Everest in one of the worst seasons on record – video

Eleven people have died in their attempts to reach the summit of Mt Everest, making 2019 the fourth deadliest climbing season on record. An Australian climber, Gilian Lee, was found unconscious but alive, and was taken back to Kathmandu to recover. A combination of increased permits, inexperienced climbers, and poor weather led to a very…

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Tornadoes strafe Kansas City area causing some injuries

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Tornadoes strafed the Kansas City metropolitan area on Tuesday, leaving at least 11 people injured, damaging homes and scattering debris at the airport.The entire Kansas City area was under a tornado warning at some point Tuesday evening, with a tornado reported in Lawrence, Kansas, and the storms moving east over the…

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Pokemon 2019 Press Conference – Live-stream/blog recap – GoNintendo

Watch live video from Pokemon on www.twitch.tv The Pokémon Company is hosting its 2019 Press Conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, May 28. You can watch the event live here at Pokemon.com starting at 6 p.m. PDT. The press conference is expected to cover a number of topics of interest to Pokémon fans. – Detective…

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Business Live Wednesday 29 May – BBC News

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryGet in touch: bizlivepage@bbc.co.ukLive ReportingBy Dearbail Jordan and Bill WilsonAll times stated are UKPosted at 7:327:32US-China trade tensions weigh on oilGetty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesOil prices fell by more than 1% on…

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China Is Receiving An Enhanced Version Of Pokémon Quest – Nintendo Life

Includes social and verse features by Liam Doolan 4 hours agoAt last year’s 2018 Pokémon video game press conference, The Pokémon Company announced Pokémon Quest for Nintendo Switch and mobile devices. The game was released on the Switch on the same day and eventually rolled out on mobile devices in June. Now, one year later,…

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Blind, autistic singer earns season’s first golden buzzer on America’s Got Talent – NBC4i.com

(Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC) Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC) (WCMH) — A singer and pianist from California received Gabrielle Union’s golden buzzer on Season 14 of America’s Got Talent. Kodi Lee, 22, of Lake Elsinore, California performed Donny Hathaway’s ‘A…

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Durant travels with Warriors to Toronto ahead of Finals – NBA.com

Kevin Durant will miss his sixth straight game when the Golden State Warriors open The Finals on Thursday against the Toronto Raptors. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant is traveling with the Golden State Warriors to Toronto for the first two games of the NBA Finals, leaving open the chance he could be ready to…

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Every single county in Oklahoma is under a state of emergency – CNN

Take a look at this state map put out by the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management. It shows the counties that are under a state of emergency because of historic flooding. There are 77 counties in the state and every one of them is under the declaration.The Department of Emergency Management says it’s because of…

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In “Factcheck”, Trinamool Says Mass Switch To BJP Happened “At Gunpoint”

A huge contingent of West Bengal leaders joined the BJP on Tuesday.Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress gave the BJP a “factcheck” this morning after a large number of its leaders jumped ships to the BJP on Tuesday. The party also alleged that people were “forced” to join the BJP “at gunpoint”.The Trinamool said a suspended lawmaker…

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Supreme Court Agrees To Examine Law To Arrest Individuals For GST Evasion

Supreme Court listed petitions to decide the question of law on power of arrest over GST evasionNew Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to examine the powers of tax authorities to arrest an individual for Goods and Services Tax (GST) evasion.A vacation bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Aniruddha Bose issued notice to the…

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Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony: Over 6,000 guests, including, CMs, Head of States, to witness ‘simple and solemn’ event at Rashtrapati Bhavan – Firstpost

Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi will take the oath of office on 30 May at Rashtrapati Bhavan in an event that is expected to witness the presence of more than 6,000 guests. Those attending this ‘mega’ oath ceremony includes all prominent Opposition leaders, Chief Ministers of all the states, Governors of all the states, senior Bharatiya…

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Narendra Modi to make first official visit to Maldives after taking oath; meetings with Donald Trump, Xi Jinping likely in June, October – Firstpost

After returning to power for the second consecutive term, prime minister-elect Narendra Modi is expected to have a packed agenda this year as far as foreign tours and bilateral meetings are concerned. In his first bilateral visit after he assumes office for the second term, Modi is expected to travel to the Maldives on 7-8 June, reports said. The…

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JP Nadda, Dharmendra Pradhan in Race to Become BJP President: Reports

Home > News > India Union ministers for health and petroleum JP Nadda and Dharmendra Pradhan respectively are believed to be in the race to grab the top post of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Updated: May 28, 2019 7:25 AM IST By India.com News Desk EmailEdited by Ashna Kumar Email New Delhi: With Modi government’s…

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