• Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges
Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

In an interview with CBS' 60 Minutes that aired November 12, Raisman alleged she was one of the gymnasts who was sexually abused by Nassar. This month, Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman (shown left) and most recently Gabby Douglas (middle) publicly claimed to be sexual-abuse victims of Nassar's, as did former gymnast McKayla Maroney (right) l...

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  • Youth Congress calls Modi 'Chai-wala'; tenders apology, pulls down tweet
Youth Congress calls Modi 'Chai-wala'; tenders apology, pulls down tweet

And it becomes all the more tough for Congress because Modi himself is a Gujarati and it will also be shown as an insult to Gujarati Asmita. The Congress has hurled itself into a new controversy over mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a ' chai-wala'.

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  • Navy Aircraft Carrying 11 Crashes in Pacific, 3 Still Missing
Navy Aircraft Carrying 11 Crashes in Pacific, 3 Still Missing

Eight people were rescued about 40 minutes later. U.S. and Japanese naval ships and aircraft are searching for the missing. Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera said a joint search-and-rescue mission had been launched. But Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said, "I have been informed from the USA military that engine trouble may ...

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  • Pakistan Court orders release of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed
Pakistan Court orders release of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed

The Punjab government had sought a three-month extension in Saeed's detention but the request was turned down by the judicial review board. He has been deemed as the alleged mastermind of 2008 attacks on the Indian financial hub of Mumbai that killed 166 people by both the countries.

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  • Jumbo jets sold on eBay-style auction site
Jumbo jets sold on eBay-style auction site

Shenzhen Intermediate People's Court, which was in charge of handling the firm's bankruptcy, tried to sell them off at six separate private auction but failed each time. "Online auctions are a good way to handle the property of bankrupt firms", Long Guangwei, the court's vice president, told Xinhua. Taobao started its judicial sales platform in...

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  • Russian Federation reports radioactivity 986 times above normal after claims of nuclear accident
Russian Federation reports radioactivity 986 times above normal after claims of nuclear accident

An explosion there in 1957 exposed at least 272,000 people to risky levels of radiation. Rosatom later said in response to the French agency's report that "radiation around all objects of Russian nuclear infrastructure are within the norm and are at the level of background radiation".

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  • Gujarat Assembly Elections: Hardik Patel To Lend Support To Congress Party
Gujarat Assembly Elections: Hardik Patel To Lend Support To Congress Party

Meanwhile, soon after Hardik's press conference, Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel addressed the media and accused the Congress of making a fool of the Patidar community on the issue of reservation. "Draft has been prepared between us and the Congress. Formula is not restricted to Patidar community alone", he added. But in 2007, the S...

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  • Release of Russian billionaire held in France sought
Release of Russian billionaire held in France sought

The 51-year-old billionaire would be presented to a judge with a view to formally placing him under judicial investigation, a French public prosecutor said in Nice on Wednesday. "We have still not received from the French authorities any explanation of the reasons for the detention of our colleague", Kurbanov told parliament.

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  • Zimbabwe President Mugabe agrees to step down
Zimbabwe President Mugabe agrees to step down

Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF party - which sacked Mugabe as party chief on Sunday - is expected to vote in favour of removing the leader of nearly four decades. However, Mugabe's son Chatunga railed against those who had pushed out his father. But on Harare's streets, few seemed to care about the legal niceties as they heralded a "second liberation" for th...

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  • Drone Strike Kills More Than 100 Al-Shabab in Somalia — US Military
Drone Strike Kills More Than 100 Al-Shabab in Somalia — US Military

Africa Command (AFRICOM) said. The rival group to Al-Shabab has established a presence in the semi-autonomous state of Puntland in the north of Somalia. "Al-Shabaab has publicly committed to planning and conducting attacks against the US and our partners in the region", the USA military statement said.

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  • Laughlin suspends flights after Air Force plane crash kills pilot
Laughlin suspends flights after Air Force plane crash kills pilot

Monday near Spur 454 and USA 90, according to Laughlin Air Force Base . The second pilot was transferred to a local hospital, the statement said. The plane crashed around 4 p.m. Michelle Pryor, vice commander of the Air Force's 47th Flying Training Wing, according to KENS 5. Laughlin is the Air Force's largest pilot training base, where airm...

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  • Three LeT militants killed in Handwara gunbattle
Three LeT militants killed in Handwara gunbattle

A search operation in still on in the area. "Started operation at midnight on specific info of terrorists hiding". "The security forces are now engaged in a gun battle with them". There was no independent confirmation of the two clashes, the latest in a string of deadly shootouts between Indian forces and rebels in restive Kashmir.

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  • Be safe if traveling this weekend
Be safe if traveling this weekend

During the period in 2016, MHP investigated 171 crashes with 2 fatalities and made 67 DUI arrests on state and federal highway systems. "Muskingum, Coshocton, Licking, Guernsey, Perry, and Morgan Counties there were 96 crashes with 35 people injured and miraculously previous year we had no fatalities in this area", Lt.

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  • Donald Trump Shutting Down Charitable Foundation
Donald Trump Shutting Down Charitable Foundation

Trump Foundation is closing shop, according to a Monday report from NBC. The Washington Post reported Tuesday that the NY golf club settled a lawsuit with Martin Greenberg in 2010 over the payout for a golf tournament held at the club.

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  • Time Running Out in Search for Missing Sub
Time Running Out in Search for Missing Sub

The Argentine ships that went looking for the submarine recover some sort of repeated noises believed to come from an area of about 225 miles east of the Argentina's Valdes Peninsula, according to the naval spokesman, Enrique Balbi. Courtesy Ronald Gutridge/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD ...

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  • 'Saturday Night Live' Female Staff Defend Al Franken Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations
'Saturday Night Live' Female Staff Defend Al Franken Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

I take thousands of photos at the state fair surrounded by hundreds of people, and I certainly don't remember taking this picture. The allegation comes days after Franken apologized to Leann Tweeden, a Los Angeles-based television anchor, after she accused him sexual misconduct during a 2006 tour of the Middle East to entertain USA troops.

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  • Palestinians 'freeze' communications with USA over PLO office row
Palestinians 'freeze' communications with USA over PLO office row

The PLO, which the global community sees as representing all Palestinians, must have its permission to operate premises in the USA capital renewed by the State Department every six months. In this handout image provided by the Palestinian Press Office, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) meets with Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Don...

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  • FCC Head Proposes Abandoning Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules
FCC Head Proposes Abandoning Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

Former Democratic FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, who drafted the 2015 net neutrality rules, told The Washington Post "if you like your cable company, you'll love what this does for the Internet". 2 Charter Communications Inc., said it welcomed Pai's proposal. Meanwhile, Donald Trump expressed his opposition to net neutrality in 2014 before the regul...

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  • Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing
Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

There was no immediate claim of responsibility - though it was immediately clear who authorities believe might have been behind the attack: Boko Haram, a militant Islamist group that grew out of nearby Borno state. He said, "This wanton and deliberate targeting of civilians must end". Boko Haram had even taken hold of the territory in 2014, but was...

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  • Trump and Putin discuss Syria, North Korea in phone call
Trump and Putin discuss Syria, North Korea in phone call

At the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Monday, Putin hosted Assad for a surprise summit at which the Syrian leader thanked the Kremlin strongman for his military support. In parallel with the UN-backed Geneva process, the Astana talks guaranteed by Russia, Iran and Turkey have led to the establishment of four de-escalation zones in Syria.

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