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He walked out of the counting hall as TDP was leading in every round. The party's candidate Silpa Mohan Reddy emerged from the counting centre after the 10th round, looking despondent and resigned to the verdict. "Will create a Smart Nandyal by following our motto "People First", Naidu said in a tweet after his party's Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy was declared victor in the bypoll.
  • Trump pardons Arpaio and Gorka leaves White House on busy Friday night

    Trump pardons Arpaio and Gorka leaves White House on busy Friday night

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    In an apparent resignation letter obtained by the Federalist , Gorka expressed frustrations with "forces that do not support the MAGA promise", which, he claimed "are - for now - ascendant within the White House ". But regarding his expertise on Islamic extremism, critics have pointed out that Gorka does not speak Arabic, has not lived, worked, or even spent much time in the Middle East, and has extremely limited foreign policy or intelligence credentials.
  • Former Thailand PM Is No-Show For Verdict; Court Issues Arrest Warrant

    Former Thailand PM Is No-Show For Verdict; Court Issues Arrest Warrant

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    To many supporters Yingluck is finally emerging from her elder brother's shadow, drawing on a star quality absent among the gloomy cast of ageing generals who rule Thailand . Yingluck has many homes and many cars. "She is now in Singapore, but I don't know how long she will stay there or where her next destination might be", one source told the German DPA agency, asking not to be named.
  • Turn: Boris Johnson Says UK Will Pay Brexit 'Divorce Bill'

    Turn: Boris Johnson Says UK Will Pay Brexit 'Divorce Bill'

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    Talking to BBC Radio Four, Johnson said his comment that the European Union could " go whistle " on its demands for payment was in response to being asked whether Britain would pay "100 billion euros or pounds ", and not a suggestion that the government would not pay.
  • Up to 2300 asylum seekers entering Quebec through United States are under 18

    Up to 2300 asylum seekers entering Quebec through United States are under 18

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    More than 3,800 migrants have flowed into Quebec during the first two weeks of this month, Royal Canadian Mounted Police spokesman Claude Castonguay said during a press conference on August 17. Diversity is our strength", has now seemingly changed his stance on Sunday saying that there would be "no advantage" to entering "irregularly", as per Reuters .
  • Man Arrested Over Assault on Police Outside Buckingham Palace

    Man Arrested Over Assault on Police Outside Buckingham Palace

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    The man, who had a knife, was stopped on Friday evening shortly after 8.30pm by officers on the Mall outside Buckingham Palace. A man has been arrested after two police officers were attacked while on duty outside Buckingham Palace . Paramedics treated them at the scene, they were not taken to hospital. "Officers are on scene at the Mall outside Buckingham Palace". "No others persons have been reported injured".
  • Trump hits GOP leadership on debt ceiling 'mess'

    Trump hits GOP leadership on debt ceiling 'mess'

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    Senate's top Republican Mitch McConnell were "united" on their political priorities, after reports of fallout between the pair. But Trump still appeared frustrated primarily with McConnell's failure on Obamacare. "Veterans will receive timely updates , and they will get decisions much more quickly in a fraction of the time ", he said. On Tuesday night at a raucous rally in Arizona , the president threatened a government shutdown if Congress does not provide funding for his ...
  • MA victor of $758m lottery jackpot quits job

    MA victor of $758m lottery jackpot quits job

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    The victor - whose lucky numbers were 6, 7, 16, 23 and 26, and 4 - told reporters she had already quit her job. Massachusetts' newest multi-millionaire and victor of the largest single-ticket Powerball prize in USA history has only one plan tonight and it is to hide in bed after learning of her new riches.
  • Suspected terrorist plot prompts cancellation of Netherlands concert

    Suspected terrorist plot prompts cancellation of Netherlands concert

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    But there already were strong doubts on Thursday that he was in fact linked to the threat. The second man arrested, a 22-year-old detained in the early hours of Thursday morning, "is in custody and will be questioned about the threat in Rotterdam ", according to Dutch police, as noted in The Guardian .
  • Video of Denver cheerleaders being forced into splits launches police investigation

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    Footage of a 13-year-old Denver , Colorado, cheerleader seemingly being forced into doing splits has gone viral and has led to several East High School coaches and administrators being put on leave, NBC News reports. Denver police officers are investigating the incident as a case of child abuse , but the department can not release any other information while the case is pending.
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan won't support censure of Trump

    House Speaker Paul Ryan won't support censure of Trump

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    Ryan appeared at an town hall held at a Boeing plant in Everett, Wash., with employees on Thursday, where he was asked how he can push Trump to express more "ethical behavior" compared to his comments made after the violence in Charlottesville, Va., earlier in August.
  • Federal judge throws out Texas voter ID law

    Federal judge throws out Texas voter ID law

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    Paxton said the Department of Justice "is satisfied that the amended voter ID law has no discriminatory goal or effect". Texas has essentially been fighting to preserve the law since it was passed by the GOP-controlled Legislature in 2011.
  • Sears Shuttering 28 More Locations, Comparable Sales Down 11.5%

    Sears Shuttering 28 More Locations, Comparable Sales Down 11.5%

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    Already in fiscal 2017, Sears has closed 180 stores and another 150 sites are slated to be shut by the end of the third quarter. Total sales fell to $4.37 billion, from $5.66 billion, primarily due to store closures , Sears said. Kmart stores had a 9.4% decline in comparable-store sales. "The comprehensive restructuring of our operations is delivering cost efficiencies and helping drive improvements to our operating performance", Lampert said.
  • Texas braces for Harvey

    Texas braces for Harvey

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    Ahead of Harvey , a cold front will move into North Texas Tuesday night and stall out across Central Texas Wednesday afternoon. However, it must be noted that with a system that has yet to develop a cohesive, closed center of circulation, uncertainty is higher than usual.
  • US Warns Cancun Travelers of Rise in Homicides at Resorts

    US Warns Cancun Travelers of Rise in Homicides at Resorts

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    Mexico is also seeing virtual kidnappings, an extortion-by-deception scheme where victims are hotel guests, contacted by phone and threatened into giving phone numbers for friends & family, and then isolated until a ransom is paid. Although not hostile to foreigners or tourists, they are suspicious of outsiders and should be considered volatile and unpredictable, the State Department said.
  • Kushner leading Trump delegation to Middle East

    Kushner leading Trump delegation to Middle East

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    The Palestinian president has said he would pressure Kushner to have the White House reaffirm commitment to the two-state solution. Abbas is demanding that Trump publicly declare the two-state solution as the only solution and that he insist Israel "stop creating facts on the ground" through construction in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.
  • $700 million Powerball drawing could set record

    $700 million Powerball drawing could set record

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    The annuity means you get the prize in 30 installments. Before the switch, the odds were 1 in 175 million. So far on this Powerball run, which started June 10 when there was no victor, Kentucky Lottery Corp. Iowa Lottery spokesperson, Mary Neubauer, says the big number brings in lots of new players hoping to become rich. "Immediately sign the back of it", Cohen said.
  • Overnight downpours cause another round of flash floods in Kansas City Metro

    Overnight downpours cause another round of flash floods in Kansas City Metro

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    Fire crews were dispatched Monday on water rescues. A flood warning was issued for Indian Creek. Thousands of people are under a flash-flood emergency in the Kansas City area. The one major metro area has declared as the flood-prone area. The flood chased some residents onto the roofs of their homes, as local news footage showed Tuesday morning.
  • As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drills

    As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drills

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    The U.S. leader said the North will be met by " fire and fury ". "We remain prepared to use the full range of capabilities at our disposal against the growing threat from North Korea ". But a visiting group of senior US military commanders, including Adm. Harry Harris , the commander of USA forces in the Pacific, said the drills are critical for the allies to maintain readiness against an aggressive North Korea.