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Trump has reportedly asked his advisers over his power to pardon aides, family members and even himself in connection with the probe into Russia's alleged meddling to the 2016 United States presidential elections. He also says he met with a Russian banker, Sergey Gorkov, at the request of Kislyak. But he said no specific policies were discussed. According to Kushner , the assistant accidentally filed the questionnaire while it was still being prepared.
  • Heartbreak at Lord's, but hearts won in India

    Heartbreak at Lord's, but hearts won in India

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    At Lord's, India lost by nine runs after looking good for major part of their 229-run chase. Harmanpreet Kaur (51) walked in formed a 95-run stand with Punam for the third wicket to give India the upper hand. "I would also like to thank the crowds for coming up in large numbers to support women's cricket", she said. Goswami trapped Fran Wilson leg-before-wicket off the very next delivery, thereby turning the match on its head.
  • SC gasoline prices edge up, still lowest in nation

    SC gasoline prices edge up, still lowest in nation

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    Including the change in gas prices in Texas during the past week, prices yesterday were 8.4 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 1.7 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. "Fortunately, gas prices will drop after Labor Day, as demand weakens and refiners switch to winter-blend gasoline". Motorists will find the cheapest fuel in the Greenville-Spartanburg area, where the average price on Monday stood at $1.95 a gallon, according to AAA .
  • BJP team meets IT commissioner seeking probe into BJD's poll funds

    BJP team meets IT commissioner seeking probe into BJD's poll funds

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    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said the allegations about his Biju Janata Dal (BJD) receiving funds from dubious sources during the 2014 general and assembly elections were "malicious, fabricated and false". Speaking to ANI here, Mishra said, "Last year, I have taken the name of Purna Chandra Padhi, an employee in BJD who was depositing money illegally into the bank accounts of BJD without Pan Card".
  • Taliban capture two more districts as summertime fighting continues

    Taliban capture two more districts as summertime fighting continues

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    The Taliban has not yet claimed responsibility for the kidnappings. Bigzad said another 20 members of a local police force were missing following Friday's firefight. Khpolwak said the buses were travelling from Kandahar's Shah Wali Kot District to neighboring Uruzgan province when they came under attack. Yuresh further added that the Taliban insurgents launched a coordinated attack on the district center late on Saturday night and managed to seize the control of the district center in ...
  • Two elephants saved in the middle of the sea in Sri Lanka

    Two elephants saved in the middle of the sea in Sri Lanka

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    Accordingly, the mammoth effort of the rescue teams saw the two jumbos being carefully directed to the shore without causing any harm to the animals. Summary: MADURAI: For the second time in July, the Sri Lankan navy carried out the feat of rescuing wild elephants stranded in the sea.
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer previews Democrats' new economic plan, party unity

    Sen. Chuck Schumer previews Democrats' new economic plan, party unity

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    People didn't know what we stood for, just that we were against Trump. "When you lose to somebody who has a 40 percent popularity, you don't blame other things-Comey, Russia-you blame yourself", Schumer told the Washington Post . Democrats would enact new standards to limit large mergers, and create a new consumer competition advocate. Big tax credit for businesses that train people for unfilled jobs .
  • First Hajj flight departs from Islamabad to Saudia

    First Hajj flight departs from Islamabad to Saudia

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    Director Hajj KP Shakeel Ahmed Sethi, senior officials of Ministry of Religious Affairs and relatives of the pilgrims were present on the occasion. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the hajj programme for 2017 at the Hajji Camp at the city's Ashkona on Saturday.
  • IIFL Holdings Q1 net jumps 44 pc to Rs 198 cr

    IIFL Holdings Q1 net jumps 44 pc to Rs 198 cr

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    The bank's provisioning for non-performing assets (NPAs) shot up 63 percent annually to Rs.411 crore in Q1 from Rs 253 crore in the like period a year ago and 19 percent sequentially from Rs 345 crore a quarter ago. Its gross non-performing assets (NPAs) rose to 10.79% of gross loans as on June 2017, from 9.31% in the corresponding period a year ago. Here are five key takeaways from the bank's June quarter results.