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This is according to a State Department cable obtained by the Associated Press. As the New York Times added , " close family" will not include "grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers-in-laws and sisters-in-law, fiancés and any other "extended" family members".
  • Chelsea will unveil Fernando Llorente as Diego Costa replacement very soon - bookies

    Chelsea will unveil Fernando Llorente as Diego Costa replacement very soon - bookies

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    Although Atletico are unable to officially register Costa due to their transfer ban, Costa is apparently willing to wait until January to play again. "Atletico are one of them [the options], it doesn't mean not playing, they can give me to any team in Spain, Brazil or wherever, but I have to play", the 28-year-old said before Spain's World Cup qualifier against Macedonia recently .
  • Venezuela Opposition Leader Leopoldo Lopez Gets House Arrest

    Venezuela Opposition Leader Leopoldo Lopez Gets House Arrest

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    A euphoric Lopez briefly greeted a few dozen supporters gathered outside his home in Caracas in the afternoon. Lopez's mother Antonieta arrived, beaming and dressed in white. Maduro partisans said the decision in no way exonerates Lopez or the opposition from attempts to destabilize the government. Lopez's father, who shares his son's name, said from exile in Spain that his son's transfer was the result of global pressure on Maduro.
  • Order declaring Ganga, Yamuna as living entities stayed by SC

    Order declaring Ganga, Yamuna as living entities stayed by SC

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    Exercising extraordinary jurisdiction vested in the court, a division bench of Justices Rajeev Sharma and Alok Singh of the High Court said, "Holy rivers Ganga and Yamuna have been declared to be treated as a living human entities ". And that they would be held responsible for the protection and conservation of the two rivers and their tributaries. "If there arises any dispute in respect any kind of different illegalities being committed in other states, then how can the Chief Secretary ...
  • Saudi, allies threaten more measures against Qatar

    Saudi, allies threaten more measures against Qatar

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    Washington is anxious that the ongoing standoff could damage its operations to strike terrorists in the Middle East as it has a huge military base in Qatar. They later issued a 10-day ultimatum to a 13-point list of demands. The chief of one of the world's busiest water corridors, the Suez Canal, says Egyptian authorities can't ban Qatari ships from crossing the vital waterway.
  • IL elections board won't provide voter information

    IL elections board won't provide voter information

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    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach on the same day sent requests for voter registration information to all states in his role as vice chairman of President Donald Trump's commission on voter fraud. Kobach's office didn't respond to multiple requests for comment Friday and Saturday. That, the group claims, violates the Hatch Act, which bars government officials from using their positions to influence elections.
  • United States trade deal to happen quickly

    United States trade deal to happen quickly

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    Trump said "something has to be done about it", as he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng). Trump's visit to Britain has not yet been scheduled and has reportedly been up in the air in the wake of his dispute with London Mayor Sadiq Khan over terrorism.
  • Foreign experts see China's Nobel laureate; prognosis grim

    Foreign experts see China's Nobel laureate; prognosis grim

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    The 61-year-old Liu was sentenced to 11 years in prison in 2009 for what his supporters call "his long and nonviolent struggle for fundamental human rights in China " before being transferred to a hospital in the northeastern city of Shenyang for treatment of terminal liver cancer.
  • USA to fire RETALIATION missile against North Korea within DAYS

    USA to fire RETALIATION missile against North Korea within DAYS

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    The exercise by two B-1B Lancers, flown from Andersen Air Base in Guam, was part of a 10-hour mission with South Korean and Japanese fighter jets in response to a "series of increasingly escalatory actions by North Korea including the intercontinental ballistic missile" on Tuesday, US Pacific Air Forces said.
  • IDFC Bank gains after clarification

    IDFC Bank gains after clarification

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    The merger will need multiple regulatory approvals which include Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Securities and Exchanges Board of India (Sebi), Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irda) and the stock exchanges. In 2016, IDFC Bank acquired Grama Vidiyal Micro Finance, which gave it access to 1.2 million rural and semi-urban households in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Puducherry, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
  • 7th Pay Commission fixes minimum HRA fixed at Rs 5400

    7th Pay Commission fixes minimum HRA fixed at Rs 5400

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    The revised rates of the allowances shall come into effect from 1st July 2017 and shall affect more than 48 lakh central government employees, the daily said on Friday. At present, house rent allowance (HRA) is paid at the rate of 30% for X category of cities (cities with population of 50 lakh & above), 20% for Y category of cities (cities with population of 5lakh to 50 lakh) and 10% for Z (with population below 5 lakh) category of cities.