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Pence was also expected to explain to Japanese leaders why the USA withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) free trade deal, according to insiders. White House officials say the meetings in Tokyo are meant to forge a framework for future discussions after the US withdrew from a Pacific Rim trade pact.
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's statement on Yamuna riverbed damage 'shocking': NGT

    Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's statement on Yamuna riverbed damage 'shocking': NGT

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    After the findings of the expert committee appointed by the NGT presented its report to the green bench, the AOL Foundation raised objections regarding the same and asked for the report to be set aside. Ravinshankar, however, shot back, "The truth is we have caused no damage to the Yamuna". "The report has been leaked to the media once again even as we were getting hold of our copy".
  • Hyderabad: One arrested for sending hoax mail of hijacking

    Hyderabad: One arrested for sending hoax mail of hijacking

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    He pulled it so that he cancel a trip to Goa with his girlfriend. She said she had overheard the conversation at a restaurant in Hyderabad over lunch. According to a media report, the Hyderabad's south zone task force team on Thursday morning picked up Vamshi from Ameerpet area. Vamshi was arrested after he confessed to having sent the email.
  • Trump to nominate Scott Brown as ambassador to New Zealand

    Trump to nominate Scott Brown as ambassador to New Zealand

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    Brown served as MA senator, winning the seat in a special election in 2010, after the death of Sen. Brown was once strongly considered for Trump's Cabinet as secretary of Veterans Affairs. Brown, who more recently has served as a commentator for Fox News, endorsed Trump at a key point in the 2016 Republican nominating contest, after Trump had lost the Iowa caucuses to Sen.
  • Tom Brady Skipping White House Visit

    Tom Brady Skipping White House Visit

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    The president isn't mentioning quarterback Tom Brady . ESPN's longest-tenured employee, Seton Hall graduate Bob Ley, expressed his surprise that the Patriots were still visiting the White House after the Hernandez news. "I think I got this, but thank you ... maybe", Spicer replied. McCourty offered various reasons over the course of the last two months for his skipping the ceremony, from having been-there-done-that to boycotting President Donald Trump's acts of exclusion.
  • AIADMK squabbles over Sasikala amid unity efforts

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    Former chief minister OPanneerselvam, meanwhile claimed primary victory for the "dharma yutham", launched by him against Sasikala family's takeover of the party. "If approached, we are ready to sit and talk and I have confidence that they [leaders] will come [for talks]", he told reporters at the airport. While Edappadi Palaniswami - often referred to as EPS - holds the post now, OPS is clearly more popular and may be expected to take over the post he had held when Jayalalithaa was incarcerated.
  • Ancelotti blames poor refereeing for Champions League defeat

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    Bayern Munich have complained to UEFA after clashes between police and their supporters during the Champions League defeat to Real Madrid at the Bernabeu. I'm very proud of all of the players because they put massive effort into this. Rummenigge said: "Our team gave it everything, you mustn't forget that some of our players had knocks.
  • At least three dead in Venezuela anti-government protests

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    Venezuelan opposition leaders carried out what they called the "mother of all protest" in the capital, Caracas , and across the country Wednesday. Military securities brutally repressed people walking, throwing thousands of tear bombs and pellets at them, while motorized gangs of government supporters opened fire on protesters, leaving several injured.
  • Pence praises Indonesia's moderate form of Islam

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    Pence was joined by American softball star Monica Abbott and Japanese player Akinori Iwamura. US Vice President Mike Pence Thursday praised Indonesia's moderate form of Islam as "an inspiration" at the start of a visit to the Muslim-majority country seen as a bid by his administration to heal divisions with the Islamic world.
  • Pence reassures Japan on N Korea crisis

    Pence reassures Japan on N Korea crisis

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    National security adviser H.R. McMaster said Sunday the USA has "to take action, short of armed conflict, so we can avoid the worst" in dealing with "this unpredictable regime". The United States has deployed a naval flotilla led by the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson to the coast of the Korean Peninsula. The administration has levied additional sanctions on North Korea - such as grounding its state airline and banning exports of its seafood - depending on its behavior, according to officials ...
  • Encouraging to see Chinese effort to control North Korea

    Encouraging to see Chinese effort to control North Korea

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    It is a very positive sign to see them play a larger role. US Vice President Mike Pence has threatened North Korea with an "overwhelming" response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons . Russian Federation wanted to include language contained in a previous resolution stressing the need to achieve a solution through dialogue, council diplomats said.
  • How Trump's 'Buy American' order could play out

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    He said the order sets in motion the first steps to initiate "long-overdue" reforms to end "visa abuses". Asserting that the H-1B visa system was meant to meet the acute shortage of highly-skilled domestic talent in the USA, it said additional curbs on the H-1B or L-1 visas would hurt thousands of United States businesses and their efforts to be competitive by hindering access to needed talent.