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FIRST: Trump turns tables on Dems on DACA; Hawaii missile false alarm under investigation

With the possibility of a government shutdown looming, President Trump doubles-down on blaming Democrats for stalled negotiations over DACA, insisting he’s ‘not a racist’ Worker who mistakenly sparked a mass panic in Hawaii with a false nuclear missile threat will be reassigned, officials confirm A GOP senator comes to Trump’s defense and says he did […]

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Public sexual harassment to be investigated by MPs

Sexual harassment of women and girls in public spaces, such as schools and workplaces, is to face further scrutiny, under an inquiry by MPs. The Women and Equalities committee’s investigation follows widespread allegations in the UK and the US. It will shine a spotlight “on a problem that seems to be so routine in women’s […]

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Jakarta stock exchange ceiling collapses

A mezzanine ceiling has collapsed at the Jakarta stock exchange building (IDX), with reports that dozens of people have been injured. Images on social media show pieces of ceiling and broken furniture in the lobby of the building in the Indonesian capital, amid clouds of dust. The area has been evacuated and cordoned off by […]

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Aryans Group, Chandigarh to organize Scholarship Mela for JK students in Srinagar on 20-21st January

Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh is organizing a Scholarship Mela for the needy & deserving students of JK on 20-21st January in Srinagar for 2018-19 session. Interested students can apply directly on Aryans website www.aryans.edu.in or can call on helpline Numbers 98762-99888 or 98765-99888. Mr. Amanpreet Singh, Admission Coordinator, JK while addressing a press conference […]

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Trump denies being racist and crisis talks for Carillion

President Trump’s reported remarks during an Oval Office meeting last week about some African nations drew widespread condemnation and a call from the African Union for him to apologise. On Sunday, however, President Trump told White House press pool reporters he was the “least racist person you will ever interview”. So was Mr Trump’s alleged […]

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Baghdad double suicide attack kills many

At least 35 people have been killed in a double suicide bombing in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, medical sources say, the second attack in three days. More than 90 were injured in the attack in Tayaran Square, in the city centre. Baghdad has repeatedly been the target of bombings and armed attacks since the Islamic […]

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Carillion collapse raises job fears

Construction giant Carillion is to go into liquidation, threatening thousands of jobs. The move came after talks between the firm, its lenders and the government failed to reach a deal to save the UK’s second biggest construction company. Carillion ran into trouble after losing money on big contracts and running up huge debts. Its failure […]

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Welsh house prices grew by 3.3% in 2017 – a slightly faster rate than the UK as a whole, latest figures have suggested.

The Principality Building Society data showed the average house price in Wales is now £179,855. But the growth rate slowed from 2016 when Welsh prices rose 3.6%. House prices grew in 18 of the 22 Welsh local authorities. UK growth in 2017 has been estimated at 2.7% by two other mortgage lenders. Across Welsh counties, […]

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Nine dismembered bodies found in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) — Mexican police discovered nine dismembered bodies in a pickup truck in Xalapa, capital of the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz, a state governor said at a news conference on Sunday. Veracruz Governor Miguel Yunes said the bodies were discovered on Saturday in a residential neighborhood and described the murder […]