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The 58-year-old man was struck in the neck by a small fragment and died at the scene of the July 13 crash in the Sydney suburb of Cabramatta , according to a statement from New South Wales police. About 100 million inflators have been recalled worldwide. 'The tragic news out of New South Wales this evening is a awful reminder to motorists to check whether their own vehicle is one of those on the recall list, ' Choice spokesman Tom Godfrey said in a statement.
  • Supreme Court agrees on early hearing of Ram temple case

    Supreme Court agrees on early hearing of Ram temple case

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    The dispute issue has been pending since 2010 in the Supreme Court . Following the direction to maintain a status quo in 2011, the Supreme Court further directed that the disputed land shall not observe any religious activities except "pujas" at the makeshift Ram Lala temple.
  • No vigilante group has any place in the country: Centre tells SC

    No vigilante group has any place in the country: Centre tells SC

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    While stating that it condemns any form of violence, the Centre said that law and order is a state subject . "[The Centre] does not support any kind of vigilantism by private persons", the solicitor general added. "The actions of public flogging, urinating on the victim, forcing them to eat cow dung takes away the victims right to life and personal liberty and the court should intervene to protect people from such groups", the petition said.
  • We don't support Gau Rakshak violence, Centre tells SC

    We don't support Gau Rakshak violence, Centre tells SC

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    The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Indian government to not support violence in the name of protecting cows - an animal considered sacred in the Hindu religion. As four other states, who were made respondents in the matter have not filed their response, the Court adjourned the matter giving them four weeks time to react.
  • Russian Ambassador Said He Discussed Trump Campaign With Jeff Sessions

    Russian Ambassador Said He Discussed Trump Campaign With Jeff Sessions

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    According to unnamed US officials cited in the Post's report , Ambassador Sergey Kislyak told Russian officials he discussed "campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow" with Sessions. "I never had meetings with Russian operatives or Russian intermediaries about the Trump campaign". Russian diplomats, according to the Post , have tried to better their image by reporting false information to their superiors.
  • Parliamentary Rules Likely to Prevent Senate GOP From Defunding Planned Parenthood

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    The House passed a health care bill in May, yet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rewrote the bill largely in secret, prompting Democrats and some GOP moderates to call for a do-over with public hearings and bipartisan negotiations. Bernard Sanders, Vermont independent and ranking member on the budget panel that oversees the legislation. McConnell spokesman Don Stewart cautioned in an email that the parliamentarian's findings were "guidance on an earlier draft" of the majority ...
  • Minneapolis chief resigns after fatal shooting

    Minneapolis chief resigns after fatal shooting

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    Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges said she asked for the chief's resignation. Harteau said yesterday in her first public remarks since the shooting that in light of the events of the past year, communication between police and the community is more important than ever-and that no one should ever feel afraid to call police.
  • Canada sends more troops to tackle British Columbia wildfires

    Canada sends more troops to tackle British Columbia wildfires

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    There are 35,800 people registered with the Red Cross as evacuees as of Wednesday, said Robert Turner with Emergency Management B.C. "As is the case with many investigations, it is information from the public that solves them". On Thursday, a low pressure system tracked across British Columbia, bringing heavy showers and cooler temperatures, although emergency officials said the rain was sporadic and only fell in certain areas.
  • Afghan soldiers killed in United States friendly-fire air strike — BBCI

    Afghan soldiers killed in United States friendly-fire air strike — BBCI

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    Helmand's governor, Hayatullah Hayat, said two commanders of the national police were among those killed, and that many bodies were still under rubble, making an exact toll hard to determine. Either way, this likely derails the anti-Taliban operation that was ongoing in the district. US aircraft have carried out 52 air strikes in Helmand over the past five days, including 10 in Gereshk on Thursday, according to USA military headquarters in Kabul.
  • Sean Spicer Just Resigned As The White House Press Secretary

    Sean Spicer Just Resigned As The White House Press Secretary

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    Trump reportedly asked Spicer to stay on in a 10 a.m. meeting when Trump announced the new hire, but Spicer resigned anyway. She had often filled in for Spicer in daily press briefings since he took the post in January. But Spicer and other officials questioned his hiring as communications director ahead of the president's push to overhaul the tax system and other policy issues.