• College Park, Maryland, debates whether non-citizens should be able to vote
College Park, Maryland, debates whether non-citizens should be able to vote

They would not be allowed to vote in congressional or presidential elections. Almost a dozen cities in Maryland already allow all of its residents, including citizens living in the country illegally, the right to vote. He's against green card holders and those on residency visas voting - and even more strongly opposed to illegal immigrants bein...

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  • Sensex, Nifty Tumble After Sebi Crackdown On Shell Companies
Sensex, Nifty Tumble After Sebi Crackdown On Shell Companies

In addition to the curbs imposed by the capital market regulator and the stock exchanges, these companies may face further action depending on the outcome of the probes by the income tax department and the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO), among other agencies.

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  • Netanyahu says he has 'nothing to fear' amid corruption claims
Netanyahu says he has 'nothing to fear' amid corruption claims

He also accused Transportation Minister Israel Katz of trying to undermine him. Israel's Attorney General plans to indict Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's wife Sara for diverting public money for private use, according to a report on Israel's Channel 2 television.

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  • Kannada made compulsory for all bank employees in Karnataka
Kannada made compulsory for all bank employees in Karnataka

It also asked all banks in the State to open Kannada units in their branches on the lines of Hindi units, and suggested publishing all forms, challans and cheques in Kannada . The KDA chairman also said that he will soon visit the banks in the state to take a note of the progress made in terms of implementation of the language.

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  • China Preparing 'Small' Military Operation to Expel Indian Troops
China Preparing 'Small' Military Operation to Expel Indian Troops

India's speculation of China's possible military operation in Doklam and Indian government's statements over the standoff, all indicate the country's guilty conscience, Hu pointed out. "In the near term, China worries most about India's cooperation with other countries, forging coalitions with other countries like Japan , Australia, and the Uni...

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  • Guam Governor plays down N. Korean missile attack threat
Guam Governor plays down N. Korean missile attack threat

The US-held Pacific island of Guam is now not in any danger, the island's governor, Eddie Baza Calvo, said in a statement Wednesday, following North Korea's statement on possible strikes on Guam . Pyongyang said it was "carefully examining" a plan to strike Guam , which is home to about 163,000 people and a USA military base that includes a s...

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  • Putin vows continued Russian support for Georgia's rebel Abkhazia
Putin vows continued Russian support for Georgia's rebel Abkhazia

Putin's visit to the contested region - de facto independent but still an internationally recognised part of Georgia - coincided with the nine-year anniversary of the 2008 Russo-Georgian war over the separatist region of South Ossetia. Putin noted large social importance of the agreement signed today that stipulates spread of the system of obligato...

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  • Rajya Sabha elections: Congress MLAs celebrate unity
Rajya Sabha elections: Congress MLAs celebrate unity

But BJP leader and state's deputy chief minister Nitin Patel had his own allegation to make. We will be updating live on Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat. He also said: "The reality is they have been reduced to 44". Chidambaram said that there is enough evidence that the ballot paper were seen by people other than those who are authorized.

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  • David Letterman announces TV return with Netflix show
David Letterman announces TV return with Netflix show

In each hour-long episode, Letterman will conduct a long-form conversation with a single guest, and explore topics of his own outside the studio. Letterman is a true icon of late-night television, having worked on the screen for 33 years and hosting a whopping 6,028 episodes of both Late Night and The Late Show .

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  • Trump Given Positive News About Himself Twice A Day
Trump Given Positive News About Himself Twice A Day

Ex-Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and former Press Secretary Sean Spicer both jostled to try and personally deliver the "propaganda document", according to Vice. "Maybe it's good for the country that the president is in a good mood in the morning", one RNC staff member told Vice. Oh. You know what, I'm suddenly on board with the soothing pro...

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  • Saudi cuts oil allocations in Sept by more than its OPEC pledge
Saudi cuts oil allocations in Sept by more than its OPEC pledge

The cut is in line with the kingdom's commitments in a supply reduction pact led by OPEC created to bolster oil prices that have been depressed for more than three years by a global glut. Officials from a joint OPEC and non-OPEC technical committee are meeting in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday to discuss ways to increase compliance with the deal to cut 1...

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  • TV Pundit Accuses New RNC Spokesperson Of Being A 'Fraud' On Twitter
TV Pundit Accuses New RNC Spokesperson Of Being A 'Fraud' On Twitter

No, the video didn't include the abrupt dismissal of White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci or Robert Mueller's decision to tap a grand jury in the ongoing Russian Federation investigation. These promotional videos, renamed "Trump TV" by several critics, have been the target of the mockery of several talk shows in the evening. But...

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  • Gold Prices Go Up On Rising US-North Korea Tensions
Gold Prices Go Up On Rising US-North Korea Tensions

Pacific territory of Guam . A South Korean defense official said on Wednesday that the two B-1B Lancers from Andersen Air Force in Guam were deployed to the peninsula Tuesday as part of a combined exercise with the South's fighter jets.

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  • US May Launch Airstrikes Against ISIS in Philippines
US May Launch Airstrikes Against ISIS in Philippines

Abu Sayyaf, a small but extremely brutal Islamist terrorist group, which has pledged loyalty to ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) and has a history of kidnapping and executing foreigners, is also based in the Southern Philippines.

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  • China, Vietnam meeting cancelled amid rising South China Sea tensions
China, Vietnam meeting cancelled amid rising South China Sea tensions

China claims almost all of the strategically vital and resource-rich waters, despite overlapping claims by the Philippines , Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan. 'Our objective is to bring all parties involved in the nuclear issue back to the negotiating table ... to realise the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, ' Wang said on the sidel...

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  • Trump Retweets Fox News Report Citing Anonymous Intel Sources
Trump Retweets Fox News Report Citing Anonymous Intel Sources

President Donald Trump hates intelligence leaks - except when he doesn't. These anonymous sources, Fox News said, had "knowledge of the latest intelligence in the region". " North Korea is not showing any evidence it plans to halt its missile tests", one anonymous official told the outlet. A new CNN poll shows that a majority (52%) of Americ...

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  • Six French soldiers injured after being struck by vehicle in Paris
Six French soldiers injured after being struck by vehicle in Paris

French police are searching for a driver who ploughed into soldiers patrolling an upmarket Paris suburb on Wednesday morning. "Without any doubt, it was a deliberate act", he said. However, police have said that at this point it is being treated as "an accident and an investigation is underway". The auto sped off after hitting six members of Op...

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  • Maratha Kranti Morcha expected to draw lakhs, disrupt Mumbai traffic on Wednesday
Maratha Kranti Morcha expected to draw lakhs, disrupt Mumbai traffic on Wednesday

Mumbai is a great city full of unbelievable tourist attractions, most of which (like Gateway of India and Mani Bhavan) are located in the southern part of the city. As a result of this morcha , the city is expected to face a lot of traffic issues although the Mumbai Police has done its best to create alternate traffic routes in south Mumbai...

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  • Queensland One Nation Senator could face the boot following another citizenship scandal
Queensland One Nation Senator could face the boot following another citizenship scandal

Malcolm Roberts said he was confident he had been eligible for election, but had asked his anti-immigration, anti-Muslim party One Nation to refer him to the court on Wednesday "in the interests of honesty and transparency". Greens senator Nick McKim believes it is the only way to get clarity on the issue. She told journalists they do not underst...

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  • Federal police dismantle major global crime syndicate, 17 arrested
Federal police dismantle major global crime syndicate, 17 arrested

It came after police seized 1.8 tonnes of ecstasy, 136kg of cocaine and $5.45m in cash after a number of raids on organised crime figures in Sydney and Dubai. The drugs, which were to be smuggled in a shipping contained, were seized in the Netherlands in July. "We know we need to make a dent in organised crime and the best way to do that is to take...

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