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Mallya's extradition case has been adjourned as the next hearing is expected to take place on May 17. "Usual Indian media hype", Mallya said on Twitter. In New Delhi , Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar said, "We are now assessing the facts how we can bring him back into the country and start judicial proceedings against him".
  • NPPC: Perdue 'very good' for USA agriculture

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    The son of a farmer from Bonaire, Ga., he will be the first Southerner in the post in more than two decades. Perdue's nomination. As a farmer, agribusiness leader and an elected official in the State of Georgia, Gov. "That is a problem, a constant issue for agriculture that is not new", Starling said, adding "It is perhaps more pressing now". The confirmation of Perdue has also been praised by several industry organizations.
  • We're nearly at 100 days. What is Trump's approval rating?

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    But Trump has said he wants to put in place a "massive" cut for the middle class, which means all tax revenue could fall. It's unclear exactly what would be in the package and White House officials have given conflicting reports . Seeking to step up legislative activity ahead of his 100th day in office, President Trump plans to unveil the outline of a tax reform plan Wednesday in the face of congressional headwinds that range from health care to worries about the budget deficit.
  • US general suggests Russia arming Taliban

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    The assault at the headquarters of the Afghan army's 209th Corps, which appears to be the deadliest-ever insurgent attack on an Afghan military installation, raises questions about the security forces' ability to combat the Taliban. On Monday, the Taliban allegedly detonated a vehicle bomb in front of a US base in eastern Afghanistan, though the details and number of casualties are not yet known.
  • Afghan defence chiefs quit after deadly attack

    Afghan defence chiefs quit after deadly attack

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    Speaking to reporters in Kabul , Afghanistan, Defense Secretary James Mattis and Gen. John Nicholson did not get into specifics of Russia's role in Afghanistan. The Taliban have killed eight policemen and overran three security checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province. The death toll was likely to rise further.
  • Limbaugh Is 'Not Happy' About Trump 'Caving' On Border Wall

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    Trump told the press that he's open to leaving funding for the border wall out of the current spending bill, and pushing off the fight to September, when another funding bill will be needed. "Specifically, he had injected a demand for an appropriation for his proposed wall along the U.S. -Mexico border, implying that, if he did not get the money, the government might have to shut", the paper said.
  • Ivanka Trump booed, laughed at for defending father's support of women

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    Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump, touches a stllee when visiting the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe after she participated in the W20 Summit in Berlin Tuesday, April 25, 2017 . If Trump is going to start a dialog on women's issues, she's best to start with the person who needs it most, her father. At the end of March, she officially became an unpaid White House employee, moving into the West Wing and receiving a security clearance.
  • Canadian PM responds to U.S. lumber tariffs

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    Swick has represented clients in numerous government contracting disputes. Available ESDC supports include employment insurance, career counselling, retraining and provincial skills development programs, said Carr, noting Canada is no stranger to softwood disputes with the US, and has always prevailed in the past.
  • Entire US Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing

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    Spicer said the White House was playing host but not organizing the briefing. Washington has urged Pyongyang to release a Korean-American recently detained in the North. The USS Carl Vinson is heading to the Western Pacific to conduct drills with two Japanese destroyers amid heightened tensions over the North's missile tests.
  • Marine Le Pen on immigration

    Marine Le Pen on immigration

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    The two would make it to a run-off on May 7, with Macron seen as the likeliest eventual victor in the second round, but both candidates appeared to be losing steam in the last few days of a tightly-fought campaign ahead of the first April 23 ballot, according to the poll , based on a survey of 11,601 people.