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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit next week is likely to see investors from the West Asian nation committing investments in manufacturing in India amid the Narendra Modi-government pressing them to increase their Indian component of manufacturing to 60 per cent instead of the mandatory (offset clause) 30 per cent.
  • Devolved gov't in Belfast my top priority, says new NI secretary

    Devolved gov't in Belfast my top priority, says new NI secretary

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    The former minister has hosted repeated unsuccessful negotiations between republicans Sinn Fein and the Democratic Unionist Party to form a power-sharing executive in British-ruled Northern Ireland . "I have a small lesion in my right lung that will require surgery to remove". Update 2.39pm: Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney phoned Mr Brokenshire while on a visit to Cairo to wish him well.
  • Trump Tower Fire Contained After Massive Response, Three Injuries Reported

    Trump Tower Fire Contained After Massive Response, Three Injuries Reported

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    The Fire Department reported three injuries, two of which were not life-threatening. Images showed dark plumes of smoke billowing from the building's roof just after 7 a.m. Firefighters stand on top of Trump Tower during a small fire on January 8, 2018. The first story claimed that President Donald Trump was "feared dead" because of the fire on the roof of the building, which is also the President's home in the city.
  • 'Euphoric reception' for Rahul Gandhi in Bahrain

    'Euphoric reception' for Rahul Gandhi in Bahrain

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    He said there would be "dramatic changes" in the Congress party, particularly among the leaders who head its state units. "Our fears and warnings have proved true". "Job creation in India is at an eight-year-low", Gandhi said in his address at an event organised by Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin. He said the challenge before the Congress was to improve itself and to present before India a "new vision".
  • The Weeknd Parts Ways With H&M Amid Racial Controversy

    The Weeknd Parts Ways With H&M Amid Racial Controversy

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    Blow drew attention to the photo on Sunday, asking whether the retail clothing giant had "lost their minds". The company has since apologised and issued a statement. This is without any doubt. "It was never our intention for this image to be perceived in this way and we will be reviewing our internal routines to ensure that such a misjudgment does not happen again".
  • Four cricketers arrested for playing Pakistan anthem in Occupied Kashmir

    Four cricketers arrested for playing Pakistan anthem in Occupied Kashmir

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    The players, participating in a local cricket match, were detained for questioning from Arin area on Sunday, police said, adding that search was on for other participants of the game. According to media reports, after watching a video being viral on social media, the police filed a case against the players and arrested four out of them.
  • Pakistan may block US Troops' supply path to Afghanistan

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    The value of the assistance suspended is over $1.15 billion. After more than a decade of simmering United States anger at Islamabad's links with the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network - a Taliban affiliate - the Trump administration is trying to draw a line in the sand.
  • Stockholm station blast: Man dies in 'hand grenade' explosion

    Stockholm station blast: Man dies in 'hand grenade' explosion

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    The man, in his 60s, was rushed to a hospital but later died, while the woman, in her mid-40s, suffered minor wounds to her face and both legs, Olsson said. Police patrols will remain in the area throughout Sunday night and Monday, with the municipality offering crisis counseling to local residents. A police spokesman said there was no reason to believe it was terrorism-related.
  • Macy's To Close Iconic Downtown Miami Store

    Macy's To Close Iconic Downtown Miami Store

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    A company spokeswoman said in an e-mail to WVXU, "this closing does not impact Macy's commitment to Cincinnati". Business Insider first reported Wednesday that more closures were coming in 2018. City Manager Harry Black called the store closing unfortunate, but said the city still benefits from having the Macy's corporate headquarters downtown.
  • Russia Accuses US of 'Abusing' UNSC Position Over Iran

    Russia Accuses US of 'Abusing' UNSC Position Over Iran

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    The United States is tapping social media to incite protesters "to change their government", thus tampering in Iranian affairs, the Islamic republic alleged in a Thursday letter to the United Nations. While the U.S. and its European partners - including the United Kingdom , France and Germany - all fundamentally support the right of Iranian demonstrators to peacefully protest, they disagree in their analysis of where the situation on the ground is headed and over the strategic value of ...
  • Rebuffing Trump aid threat, Palestinians say Jerusalem 'not for sale'

    Rebuffing Trump aid threat, Palestinians say Jerusalem 'not for sale'

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    President Trump on Tuesday angrily threatened to cut off us aid to Palestinians as punishment for what he called their failure to show "appreciation or respect" to the United States. 'President Trump has sabotaged our search for peace, freedom and justice, ' she said. " Jerusalem is not for sale, neither for gold nor for silver ", Nabil Abu Rudainah said on Wednesday.
  • Roy Moore Accuser Is Suing Him For Defamation

    Roy Moore Accuser Is Suing Him For Defamation

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    Leigh Corfman filed the lawsuit yesterday. "The decision to sue Mr. Moore and his campaign committee was hard, but they need to be held responsible for their actions", Corfman said in a written statement to AL.com. Mr. Moore knew or should have known that Ms. Corfman's account is truthful because he was the perpetrator in the events she described. Allred also represents a woman who accused Moore of kissing and groping her when she was 16 years old.
  • Trump Accuses Former Clinton Aide of Failing to Follow Security Protocols

    Trump Accuses Former Clinton Aide of Failing to Follow Security Protocols

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    The accusations included pay-to-play politics and other illegal activities while then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was serving. Fitton told DailyMail on Friday that it's "outrageous" that Clinton and Abedin 'walked out of the State Department with classified documents and the Obama FBI and DOJ didn't do a thing about it'.
  • Bronx Furniture Store Catches On Fire

    Bronx Furniture Store Catches On Fire

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    The cause of the fire was not immediately known. New York City fire department tweeted that over 200 fire fighters continued to fight the fire at 1547 Commonwealth Ave' in Bronx. Apartments are located above the first floor of the building. Another resident escaped with her two children and dog. Firefighters have been pulled from the building and fight the blaze from outside, the FDNY said.
  • Orrin Hatch Retirement Opens Door For Trump Critic Mitt Romney In Senate

    Orrin Hatch Retirement Opens Door For Trump Critic Mitt Romney In Senate

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    Just imagine what Bannon might say if Romney actually becomes a candidate for office. He was not a candidate for political office previous year when he pilloried Mr Trump. Shortly after Hatch's announcement, Romney posted a statement on his Facebook page congratulating Hatch for his more than 40 years of service in the Senate.