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On April 8, the Pacific Command announced the Carl Vinson Strike Group had been directed "to sail north and report on station in the Western Pacific Ocean". "Third Fleet ships operate forward with a objective: to safeguard USA interests in the Western Pacific". But a defense official on Tuesday told AFP that the ships remained off the northwest coast of Australia.
  • AIADMK committee says will run party, not Sasikala

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    On Sunday, Delhi Police apprehended Sukesh Chandrasekhar, who was allegedly acting as a middleman for Dinakaran, from a five-star hotel in the national capital. We are ready to hold talks with OPS faction on merger", said R Vaithilingam, senior leader of EPS camp, adding, "Let's all work together to retrieve the Two-Leaf symbol.
  • Turkey's Erdogan to meet US President Trump on May 16-17

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    In this Monday, April 3, 2017 photo, a member of security for Erdogan stands guard following a speech at a rally in his hometown Black Sea city of Rize, Turkey, backdropped by banners showing modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, left, and Turkey's current President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
  • Here's how you can help name April the giraffe's calf

    Here's how you can help name April the giraffe's calf

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    After being over two months late, internet star April the Giraffe finally gave birth in the month of her name. Some got political, with one noting that while more than a million people "watched the birth of a precious animal...the Trump boys would shoot them both for sport".
  • Can't pass an order on reclaiming Kohinoor

    Can't pass an order on reclaiming Kohinoor

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    Their pleas said since India's independence in 1947, successive governments "have made little or no attempt to bring back the Kohinoor diamond from United Kingdom to India, the place of its origin". "Kohinoor, as also other Indian artifacts, manuscripts and items of artistic and historical value that are presently in the United Kingdom, are a significant expression of India's historical heritage".
  • 14 killed when fire engulfs in store selling kerosene

    14 killed when fire engulfs in store selling kerosene

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    The fire erupted at a fair price ration shop in Harrai village of Chhindwara , where several villagers had arrived to avail the subsidized kerosene. A large amount of kerosene was stored in drums. Almost 25 people are reported to be still trapped inside the ration shop. Efforts are underway to evacuate them safely. Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh to kin of those killed and Rs 50,000 to those who are severely injured.
  • Navy successfully test-fires land-attack BrahMos missile

    Navy successfully test-fires land-attack BrahMos missile

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    The technology upgrade to the extended range BrahMos, teste-fired on March 11, came after India gained entry into the 34-nation Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) in June 2016, which "removed the caps" on the missile's range. The successful maiden firing of BrahMos land-attack missile significantly enhances the naval prowess. "This one is the land-attack version with a range about 300 kilometers [186 miles]", the source told Sputnik.
  • US envoy: Iran and Hezbollah want to destabilize the Mideast

    US envoy: Iran and Hezbollah want to destabilize the Mideast

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    The U.S. and five other world powers joined Iran in signing the 2015 deal, and in a message to Congress late Tuesday, Tillerson acknowledged that Iran has delivered so far on its end of the deal. He urged that Israel's settlement construction, which is illegal under global law, be halted. "Iran and Hezbollah conspire together to destabilize the Middle East".
  • UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May date

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    Dhillon writes that the university's counteroffer of May 2 was not good enough, in part because it would be in the middle of the day during a week when classes are not in session. Wednesday night, Coulter also said she would still give the speech. Last week, the Berkeley College Republicans said threats of violence forced them to cancel a speech by writer David Horowitz.