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RJD leader Lalu Yadav, after the meeting selecting Meira Kumar , told some reporters that he would return to Patna and try to persuade the chief minister to change his mind. The career of Kumar, who is soft-spoken, in the rough and tumble of politics began when she quit her cushy Indian Foreign Service (IFS) job and chose to fight the Lok Sabha polls in 1985, a year before her father's death.
  • Leaders of alliance should maintain restraint: Tejashwi

    Leaders of alliance should maintain restraint: Tejashwi

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    JD (U) has expressed its support for NDA presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind, former Bihar governor, while RJD and Congress are backing opposition candidate Meira Kumar , former Lok Sabha speaker. Kumar said, she was fortunate to have been associated, in various ways, with two monumental struggles of India - the struggle to free India from the colonial rule and the fight against the tyranny of caste system - that, she said, still plagues the Indian culture and polity.
  • So Yeon Ryu first 2-time LPGA winner this year

    So Yeon Ryu first 2-time LPGA winner this year

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    ROGERS , Ark. (AP) - This time, So Yeon Ryu was able to celebrate - without any hint of drama or suspense. The South Korean has finished no lower than 29th in five previous Northwest Arkansas Championships. Lewis capped her round with back-to-back birdies at the par-three 17th hole and par-five 18th hole. She also had a long par-saving up-and-down out of the bunker on the par-4 13th.
  • Much remains unclear about London tower block fire

    Much remains unclear about London tower block fire

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    The search and recovery operation in the 24-story Grenfell Tower continues, he said, adding that it has been incredibly distressing for families. "It's hard to describe the devastation the fire has caused", Cundy said, fighting back tears as he spoke.
  • Escaped GA inmates captured in Rutherford County

    Escaped GA inmates captured in Rutherford County

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    Authorities have said Rowe and Dubose overpowered and disarmed the two guards as they were transporting 33 inmates between prisons. There the two apparently stole a auto, which they covered with grass and branches when they ditched it along a state highway in Bedford County, authorities said.
  • Israeli government suspends mixed-prayer plan at the Western Wall

    Israeli government suspends mixed-prayer plan at the Western Wall

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    Conservative and Reform Jews are egalitarian, meaning that men and women sit together and both can lead the service and read from the Torah. If you haven't heard the news, the Israeli government has made a decision to freeze - that is to say, kill - its own resolution to create a platform for egalitarian and progressive Jewish practice at the Western Wall.
  • Russian Federation to 'target' US-led planes flying over Syria

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    F/A-18E Super Hornet". Tensions have also flared between USA forces and the Syrian regime further north, where the coalition is supporting an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters battling to oust IS from the city of Raqa. The past 48 hours have been busy in Eastern Syria . Iran described the strike as revenge for attacks on Tehran earlier this month that killed at least 18 people and wounded more than 50, the first such IS assault in the country.
  • Tourist boat with 150 aboard sinks near Colombian city

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    The rescue operation includes the Interior Ministry, air force, army and police . "The most important thing right now is to save lives", he said . A tourist boat packed with about 170 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving nine people dead and 28 missing, officials said.
  • Putin offers Asylum to Leaker Comey

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    Putin, on an apparent sarcastic note, added that if Comey "continues to be persecuted in this connection, we will be ready to provide political asylum to him", according to various news outlets. Most questions came from citizens who complained about their low salaries, and Mr. Putin said he was working to address these issues. Perhaps in a show of good faith on Thursday he said Comey could find shelter in Russian Federation if ever he needed, just like Snowden, a former USA intelligence ...
  • Donald Trump calls on Republican senators to muster support for Healthcare Bill

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    GOP Senate leaders can only lose two members of their 52-senator caucus in support of the bill in order for it to pass. Heller said he spoke with Senate Republican leaders and Vice President Mike Pence on Friday morning. He recalled the tangled legislative process under Obamacare, pointing to the " Cornhusker kickback " as proof that it took a lot of work for Democrats to get enough votes to pass the Affordable Care Act .
  • Democratic Rep: Pelosi's Time Has 'Come and Gone'

    Democratic Rep: Pelosi's Time Has 'Come and Gone'

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    Yesterday one New York Times reporter tweeted out some talking points circulated by Pelosi aides to House allies. The frustrated Democrats met in Rice's office a day earlier to discuss their options as they face long odds of knocking out the woman who has led the Democratic caucus for almost 15 years from minority to majority and back, raised tens of millions of dollars and has had multiple legislative successes.
  • Tories admit timetable defeat on day 1 of Brexit negotiations

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    There will be one week of negotiations every month, with a pause in between for technical work and consultations. Top negotiators Barnier and Davis have declared the talks have gotten off to a "promising start". "If you ask me are we going to make concessions, I must tell you that it is the United Kingdom that is leaving the EU, the single market, the customs union and not the other way around", the former European commissioner and French foreign minister told a joint press conference with ...