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The Dodgers managed only three hits against the Cubs starter Brett Anderson and were shut out for the second time this season. Almora helped preserve that lead with some sparkling defense in the bottom half of the inning. Anderson and Ryu combined for 16 major league innings in 2016, and with 10⅓ combined innings this season the duo will likely pass last year's total on Thursday.
  • Palestinian kills British tourist in Jerusalem

    Palestinian kills British tourist in Jerusalem

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    Israeli police say a 57-year-old Palestinian man is the perpetrator and forces apprehended him at the scene. According to MDA, the victim was approximately 25 years old. Israel says at least 162 of the Palestinians killed had launched stabbing, shooting or vehicle ramming attacks. Jews are allowed to visit but not pray at the site.
  • 'Holyrood can act on rape clause'

    'Holyrood can act on rape clause'

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    Her spokesman said in a statement: "During consultation on these reforms, the UK Government put in place exemptions to protect women who are faced with very hard circumstances so they can continue to receive child tax credit for all children in a household".
  • Government allays fears on Aadhaar, says it's safe, secure

    Government allays fears on Aadhaar, says it's safe, secure

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    Earlier, initiating the debate, Rajeev Chandrashekar, an independent MP, expressed concern over fake Aadhaar cards, data integrity and privacy issues and exclusion of subsidies by making it mandatory. "When there is clear evidence all over of fake Aadhaars, what safeguards has the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) taken before Aadhaar is being permitted to be used as an identification card or tool?" On fake Aadhaar cards, Chandrashekar said the government has inherited "100 ...
  • Australian PM Malcom Turnbull to arrive in New Delhi today

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    Another MoU was signed on cooperation in the field of sports. Moreover, Turnbull revealed that his new "priority" was to complete the Chinese-led regional deal, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. After the talks, PM Modi said, "Our bilateral mechanisms on counter-terrorism and transnational crimes are functioning well". The visiting leader will be accorded with a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.
  • Putin slams Trump ties as top diplomats spar on Syria

    Putin slams Trump ties as top diplomats spar on Syria

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Moscow got off to a heated start Wednesday when his Russian counterpart warned the USA shouldn't retaliate against Russia's ally Syria. Tillerson reiterated the USA position that Assad must eventually relinquish power in Syria. Last week's attack prompted Washington to launch a barrage of Tomahawk missiles on a Syrian air base.
  • USA hit IS with largest non-nuclear bomb ever used

    USA hit IS with largest non-nuclear bomb ever used

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    The US military yesterday dropped a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), nicknamed as "Mother Of All Bombs" on a tunnel complex of ISIS-Khorasan, a regional affiliate of the terror group, in Achin district of Afghanistan's Nanagarh province, close to the Pakistani border.
  • USA bombs ISIS in Afghanistan with deadliest non-nuclear weapon ever

    USA bombs ISIS in Afghanistan with deadliest non-nuclear weapon ever

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    Earlier, U.S. President Donald Trump dubbed the MOAB bombing as a successful event, saying the country is proud of its army. It was the first time the United States has used this size of conventional bomb in a conflict. "I vehemently and in strongest words condemn the dropping of the latest weapon, the largest non-nuclear #bomb, on Afghanistan by USA military", Karzai said in a Twitter post.
  • 'Mother of all bombs' kills 36 IS militants in Afghanistan

    'Mother of all bombs' kills 36 IS militants in Afghanistan

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    He once said the invasion of Afghanistan was a mistake, though he later said that he "always supported" USA involvement in the country. The top U.S. The Afghan Taliban, which is trying to overthrow the US-backed government in Kabul , are fiercely opposed to Islamic State and the two group have clashed as they seek to expand territory and influence.