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BBC have reported that several women are among the victims, who all worked on tea plantations in Assam state, which is located in the Northeast of India . The first victims died on Thursday, the administrator of the Golaghat district in Assam, Dhiren Hazarika, is quoted as saying by Agence France-Press.
  • Saudi Aramco to sign China refinery deals as crown prince visits

    Saudi Aramco to sign China refinery deals as crown prince visits

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    The crown prince's trip comes five months after he came under intense pressure in the U.S. and elsewhere following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. The two sides expressed satisfaction at the first Joint Venture West Coast Refinery and Petrochemical Project estimated to cost $44 billion and both sides agreed to expedite the implementation of the project, which would be the largest green field refinery in the world to be implemented in one phase.
  • Time's Up CEO quits after her son Is accused of assault

    Time's Up CEO quits after her son Is accused of assault

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    Borders and her son couldn't immediately be reached by Bloomberg. " TIME'S UP unequivocally supports all survivors of sexual harassment and abuse ", the official Twitter account for Time's Up tweeted Thursday night. "As the president and CEO of TIME'S UP, she is the leading the way toward building a more just, equitable future for women, a mission that she has carried with her throughout her career in business, public service, philanthropy and the WNBA".
  • Trump urged acting attorney general to put ally on hush payments probe

    Trump urged acting attorney general to put ally on hush payments probe

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    The remarks came shortly after the New York Times reported that the president approached Whitaker previous year and asked if he could have Geoffrey Berman, the USA attorney for SDNY, oversee the investigation. Trump's then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions went on to appoint Geoffrey Berman, a former law partner of Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani, to lead the high-profile office.
  • Family Of ISIS Teen To Fight UK Decision To Revoke Her Citizenship

    Family Of ISIS Teen To Fight UK Decision To Revoke Her Citizenship

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    Shamima Begum has issued a plea to the United Kingdom government for "mercy" after the home secretary moved to strip her of her British nationality . Meanwhile, the Begum family's lawyer Tasnime Akunjee called for Mr Javid to explain what steps could be taken to deliver her days-old son to the United Kingdom from the Syrian refugee camp where they are staying without documentation.
  • Winter storm watch in effect Wednesday for the Princeton region

    Winter storm watch in effect Wednesday for the Princeton region

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    We finally get a break from the rain on Monday . The Wednesday evening rush hour could be a snowy, icy mess. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 3 p.m. Stay tuned for updates as the system approaches the area. Those crashes not only take snowplows out of service, but the drivers' vehicles typically are totaled.
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    Trump says "no rush" on DPRK denuclearization

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    Special Representative for North Korea , Stephen Biegun, was en route to Hanoi in preparation for the summit. Noi Bai airport authorities have said that they are all set to receive President Trump. Progress has since stalled, with the two sides disagreeing over what exactly denuclearisation means. The Wall Street Journal said it could not verify the details about the so-called purging of people Kim see as threats or opportunities to seize assets.
  • NC election officials hear testimony over alleged tampering in House race

    NC election officials hear testimony over alleged tampering in House race

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    State election officials in North Carolina said Monday that a political operative for Republican Mark Harris orchestrated a "coordinated, unlawful, and substantially resourced absentee ballot scheme" in the 9th Congressional District past year, hiding evidence of the operation as it unfolded and obstructing the state's investigation after the election.
  • Pence to deliver speech on Venezuela in Colombia on Monday

    Pence to deliver speech on Venezuela in Colombia on Monday

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    Guaido still has not provided details on how the aid will come in. He said he was mulling the Colombia border closure following provocations from Colombian President Ivan Duque and US President Donald Trump. A boat carrying 250 tons of aid has left Puerto Rico's capital of San Juan headed for Venezuela, the local government said in a statement. Mr Guaido is backed by the United States and dozens of nations, while Mr Maduro is supported by Russia, China, Cuba, Turkey and many other ...
  • India reiterates plan to stop sharing of water with Pakistan

    India reiterates plan to stop sharing of water with Pakistan

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    The participants agreed that Pakistan had sincerely offered an investigation of the incident as well as the offer for a dialogue on the issue of terrorism among other disputed issues. India started pinning blame on Pakistan without substantiating any evidence in this regard. India has long blamed Pakistan for a almost 30-year revolt in Jammu and Kashmir , its only Muslim-majority state.