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Aadhaar 'breach': Everything you need to know

Aadhaar 'breach': Everything you need to know

UIDAI says the portal is intended for government officials for addressing grievances such as rectifying spelling mistakes in a person's name. "The Aadhaar data including biometric information is fully safe and secure", an UIDAI statement said , adding that the data was secure with a "robust uncompromised security". Read More

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Hot air balloon carrying tourists in Egypt crashes

Hot air balloon carrying tourists in Egypt crashes

At least 12 people were also injured in the accident and have been hospitalized. The injured included tourists from Spain, South Africa and Argentina. The incident comes after 19 people - mostly Asian and European tourists - were killed near the same city in a hot air balloon crash in 2013 , when it caught fire in a mid-air gas explosion. Read More

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New Bronx fire injures 16, including nine children

New Bronx fire injures 16, including nine children

People stood on their fire escapes in 13-degree weather - the wind chill temp is zero degrees. More than 200 firefighters were still putting out the flames at 7 a.m., FDNY said. Numerous people were brought out of the building by the firefighters on scene. The child's mother said in the aftermath of last week's fire that her son had a history of playing with the stove in his family's first-floor apartment, Reuters reported . Read More

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Bachmann on Senate run: 'Should it be me?'

Bachmann on Senate run: 'Should it be me?'

Senate seat that is set to be vacated by Al Franken . In the 2012 presidential race, Bachmann was among the early Republican front-runners but ended her campaign well before the GOP convention after a poor showing in the Iowa caucuses. "My husband and I aren't money people", she said, "If you're a billionaire, maybe you can defend yourself". In her interview with Bakker, she referenced the clinics, claiming that false allegations had left her clinics almost bankrupt twice. Read More

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United States warns North Korea against new missile test, plays down talks

United States warns North Korea against new missile test, plays down talks

She says the USA will be calling for emergency sessions in the coming days. USA ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a brief press availability at United Nations headquarters, January 2, 2018 in New York City. Kim and Trump have exchanged fiery barbs in the previous year and the USA president has warned that the United States would have no choice but to "totally destroy" North Korea if forced to defend itself or its allies. Read More

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Seaplane Crash Kills Six Near Sydney Harbor

Seaplane Crash Kills Six Near Sydney Harbor

Three Australian Transport Safety Bureau investigators are also travelling to the region to investigate the crash. The sea plane crashed into the Hawkesbury River . Police say the aircraft will be looked at by forensic experts to assess when it can be raised from the seabed. "It made a tight right-hand turn and as it actually turned around, the wings dipped and it nosedived straight into the water", he added. Read More

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Liverpool vehicle park fire 'could have been halted by sprinklers'

Liverpool vehicle park fire 'could have been halted by sprinklers'

Liverpool City Council opened a reception centre for people who were unable to get home because of the blaze. The fire raged for much of last night and police have said that every auto in the structure has been destroyed. A number of explosions have been blamed on vehicle fuel tanks going up. 'Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service was called at 4.42pm and crews were on the scene at 4.50pm. Read More

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Two Iranian Protesters Killed in Anti-Government Demonstrations

Two Iranian Protesters Killed in Anti-Government Demonstrations

One official has confirmed the deaths of two protesters in Dorud in western Iran. In 2009, Iran saw eight months of civil unrest when tens of thousands of people took to the streets to protest Iran's disputed 2009 presidential election. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani delivered a speech on Sunday evening in an attempt to ease tensions in the country. And he accused the authorities of "squandering the nation's wealth to fund terrorism abroad". Read More

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Palestine Recalls Ambassador To Pakistan After India Opposes Meet With Hafiz Saeed

Palestine Recalls Ambassador To Pakistan After India Opposes Meet With Hafiz Saeed

India also conveyed its strong protest on the matter to Mr. Al Haija, who met with Secretary Economic Relations Vijay Gokhale at the Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Ali and Saeed shared the state during the event. The countries disregarded Trump's threat to cut aid to the countries that voted for the resolution. Read More

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Pakistan, India exchange list of prisoners

Pakistan, India exchange list of prisoners

According to the list, a total of 457 Indian prisoners are now held in Pakistani jails as opposed to 386 Pakistani prisoners being held in India. This is the twenty seventh consecutive exchange of such a list between the two countries, the first one having taken place on January 1, 1992. Read More

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Teen killed parents, sister, family friend with assault rifle, cops say

Teen killed parents, sister, family friend with assault rifle, cops say

A teenage boy in the USA state of New Jersey was in police custody Monday after being accused of gunning down his family on New Year's Eve with a semiautomatic rifle, authorities said. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni says the teen was arrested after a 911 call was received from inside the home at 11:43pm. The teenager was taken into custody without incident. Read More

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South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship over North Korea oil transfer

South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship over North Korea oil transfer

The seizing of the ships is part of ongoing efforts to implement U.N. Security Council resolutions on North Korea. The Sam Jong 2 was one of four North Korean ships that was blocked from global ports by the UN Security Council on Thursday over suspicions of carrying or transporting goods banned by sanctions targeting Pyongyang's weapons ambitions, diplomats told AFP. Read More

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Atiku, Secondus react to victory — George Weah

Atiku, Secondus react to victory — George Weah

Buhari in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina commended the Liberian people on the peaceful conduct of the presidential run-off election. Weah will succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as president next month. Weah was raised in Clara Town, a poor suburb of Monrovia, and played football across the river in West Point, Liberia's biggest informal settlement, where he still commands a large following. Read More

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AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) EPS Estimated At $1.43

AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) EPS Estimated At $1.43

Analysts await AbbVie Inc . AbbVie Inc (NYSE: ABBV ) traded down $1.08 during trading on Friday, reaching $96.71. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.28% or 3.28M shares. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $94.00 target price on shares of AbbVie in a research note on Friday, September 8th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a "buy" rating and set a $90.00 price objective (up from $4.30) on shares of AbbVie in a research note on Tuesday, March 7th. Read More

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IS claims Saint Petersburg supermarket bombing

IS claims Saint Petersburg supermarket bombing

Preliminary information suggests an explosive device containing 200 grams (7 ounces) of TNT was inside a locker at the supermarket, state-run media said . Putin emphasized that Russia's two-year military campaign in Syria helped avert more terror attacks by eliminating militants who threatened Russian Federation. Read More

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12 fire engines tackling blaze in Joiner Street apartments

12 fire engines tackling blaze in Joiner Street apartments

Firefighters responded to a major alert in Manchester on Saturday afternoon as fire broke out on the ninth floor of a 12-storey block of flats near the city centre, and quickly spread. Firefighters along with colleagues from the Police and Ambulance service have done an wonderful job to tackle this hard incident!" "Thank you our brilliant firefighters & paramedics". Read More

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5 members of South Korean 'comfort women' foundation to step down

5 members of South Korean 'comfort women' foundation to step down

The foundation was established by the South Korean government past year under the terms of an agreement reached with Japan in December 2015 to settle the issue of comfort women. Japan has been angry that South Korea hasn't taken specific steps to remove the statue and similar monuments in other places in the country, insisting there has been a clear understanding to do so. Read More

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Family of boy at center of Troy police brutality claim hire attorneys

Family of boy at center of Troy police brutality claim hire attorneys

I hope that they body camera was on and they haven't told me s*** yet. "Please share I'm heading to Birmingham to UAB he has fracture and had to transport to have surgery", Wilkerson's mother, Angela Williams, posted on Facebook . There is a problem with that, however: only one of the officers involved in the arrest had a body cam, and that officer switched it off. Community activist Caros Chaverst Jr. Read More

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Neighbors to Vacationing Pence: 'Make America Gay Again'

Neighbors to Vacationing Pence: 'Make America Gay Again'

The rainbow banner is hung from a stone pillar near a home that sits across the street from where Pence is staying. Sheriff Joe DiSalvo says a deputy was there when one of the neighbors hung the banner. Citing a Harvard University sociologist during a speech on the House floor, he said, "societal collapse was always brought about following an advent of the deterioration of marriage and family ". Read More

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White House Fires Entirety of HIV/AIDs Advisory Council Via FedEx

White House Fires Entirety of HIV/AIDs Advisory Council Via FedEx

Although it is normal for a new administration to dismiss council members appointed by the previous administration before appointing their own, though Maldonado questioned the "unorthodox" timing of the decision. The council and Trump have butted heads before. "In the fact of CDC projections that 1 in 2 black gay men and 1 in 13 D.C. residents will become HIV-positive within their lifetimes, it is unconscionable that we would have a President that would not only propose massive cuts to ... Read More

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Iran arrests demonstrators in 2nd day of anti-regime protests

Iran arrests demonstrators in 2nd day of anti-regime protests

The Revolutionary Guard, a hard-line paramilitary organization, has vast economic interests in the country. Protests have even been held in Qom, a holy city home to powerful clerics. Hundreds of Iranians protested in the northeastern city of Mashhad against the rising cost of food and other essentials, with local authorities saying an unspecified number of people had been arrested. Read More

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Gunman Kills 9 in Attack on Egypt Church

The police killed three attackers, including the suicide bomber. A gunman opened fire on worshippers and Egyptian security forces stationed outside a Coptic church in a Cairo suburb on Friday and killed at least seven people before he was wounded and arrested, the Interior Ministry said. Read More

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Fatal Kan. officer-involved shooting during false report of hostage situation

Fatal Kan. officer-involved shooting during false report of hostage situation

Authorities are investigating whether the shooting of a 28-year-old Wichita man by a police officer Thursday stemmed from someone making up a false report to get a SWAT team to descend upon a home. The officer who fired the deadly shot has been placed on administrative paid leave. Wichita , Kansas police are continuing their investigation of a fatal-officer involved shooting that happened Thursday night. Read More

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Z drops 'Family Feud' music video teaser featuring Beyoncé, Blue Ivy

Z drops 'Family Feud' music video teaser featuring Beyoncé, Blue Ivy

Although the music video for " Family Feud " has yet to land, it has become one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year. HollywoodLifers , what do you think of the video for " Family Feud? ". You shut down all emotions", he told T: "The New York Times Style Magazine. You shut down all emotions. In my case.it's deep. JAY-Z's other TIDAL-exclusive music videos can all be watched on his YouTube account , including " Moonlight ", "The Story Of O.J.", and " MaNyfaCedGod ", ... Read More

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Turkey, Russia sign S-400 missile defense system deal

Turkey, Russia sign S-400 missile defense system deal

Turkey's National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli on Wednesday had confirmed an earlier statement by Russia's state defense corporation Rostec that the deal had been concluded. Petr Pavel, chairman of the NATO Military Committee, said during an event in Washington that Turkey should it go ahead with the acquisition would be "facing the consequences of that decision". Read More

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