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Al Shabaab is waging an insurgency to overthrow the United Nations -backed government and drive out the African Union peacekeeping force that supports it. It was the second USA strike on Shabab Islamist militants since President Donald Trump authorized the Pentagon in March to take counterterrorism actions, whether airstrikes or ground raids, when it sees necessary to support the Somali government against the insurgents.
  • Madhya Pradesh government decides to implement seventh pay commission

    Madhya Pradesh government decides to implement seventh pay commission

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    The plantation had already started from 7 am and will continue till 7 pm in 24 districts. The exercise involves over two-dozen varieties of plants including mango, gooseberry, neem, pipal, banyan, mahua, rosewood, laran, vine, arjun, acacia, bamboo, tamarind, sycamore, guava, orange, lemon, jackfruit, custard apple, pomegranate and munga.
  • Jeremy Meeks' Wife Responds To His Cheating With Selfie

    Jeremy Meeks' Wife Responds To His Cheating With Selfie

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    The hunk with impressive bone structure and gorgeous blue eyes shot to fame back in 2014 after his arrest in connection with suspicion of felony weapons possession. Chloe Green is no stranger to an odd pairing, counting Jennifer Lopez's ex-hubby Marc Anthony and Made in Chelsea's Ollie Locke among her exes, but her latest match is raising more than a few eyebrows.
  • Swedish music festival cancels next year's event amid rape reports

    Swedish music festival cancels next year's event amid rape reports

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    The weekend saw tens of thousands of music lovers head to Bråvalla , near the eastern Swedish town of Norrköping, to watch headliners System of a Down, Linkin Park, Alesso and The Killers. The organiser didn't say if or when the festival will return nor have they commented on whether the company's financial situation had anything to do with the cancellation - FKP Scorpio reported a loss of 75 million kronor ($8,904,500) in 2016.
  • Death toll almost 200 in Pakistan oil tanker fire

    Death toll almost 200 in Pakistan oil tanker fire

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    According to a motorway police spokesman, DSP Rizwan Shah, Inspector Abdul Samad, Sub-inspector Wajid Ali, Taqi Haider, Irfan Shah and junior patrol officer Omar Hussain Shah had been suspended following the initial inquiry. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had also met the victims of the tragedy and said that the government would provide jobs to those who were injured in the explosion and relatives of the affected families.
  • Oil bear market amid pyrrhic victories

    Oil bear market amid pyrrhic victories

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    USA crude was trading up 0.6 per cent, or 27 cents, at $45.20 a barrel at 0646 GMT on Friday, with Brent climbing 0.6 per cent, or 30 cents, to $47.72 a barrel. The current situation is that stock of crude oil rose to 118,000 barrels over the past week and simultaneously production dipped by 100,000 barrels a day.
  • West Ham linked with proven striker, bargain £13 million fee

    West Ham linked with proven striker, bargain £13 million fee

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    Hernandez was mostly used as an impact sub during his five years at United and despite being loaned out to Real Madrid by Van Gaal, netted some huge goals for the Red Devils. Hernandez, who is now away on worldwide duty at the Confederations Cup, left Manchester United for Leverkusen in 2015 having netted 59 goals in 157 appearances for the Red Devils and he has continued to score goals in the Bundesliga.
  • R2-D2 from 'Star Wars' sells at auction for Dollars 2.75 mn

    R2-D2 from 'Star Wars' sells at auction for Dollars 2.75 mn

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    The prop is made of aluminum, fiberglass and steel, reported the Daily Mail, but has no "internal mechanics or workings", according to Profiles in History , the auction house that sold the R2-D2. Other items up for sale included Luke Skywalker's lightsaber from the first two films, which sold for $450,000 and Darth Vader's helmet from the original film sold for $96,000.
  • Minions take backseat in wacky, exhausted 'Despicable Me 3'

    Minions take backseat in wacky, exhausted 'Despicable Me 3'

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    Shortly after losing his job with the agency, Gru ( voiced by Steve Carell ) learns from his callous, disapproving mother (Julie Andrews) that he has a twin brother named Dru (also voiced by Carell, in a higher-pitched voice). Gru soon discovers, though, that Dru amassed his riches thanks to their dad, who, as it turns out was the world's greatest supervillain in this time - and Dru wants his brother to get back into the game.
  • Adele's cancelled shows would have been filmed for concert DVD

    Adele's cancelled shows would have been filmed for concert DVD

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    The new came in the form of a handwritten note include in Adele's tour programs. Adele's Wembley Stadium concerts for July 1st and 2nd were axed, the event organisers announced on Saturday morning . Hence, she has to cancel her shows for the meantime. And yet: proclaiming that this will be the last tour can be a risky thing, a big jolt to an artist's credibility if she goes back on it.
  • Quentin Tarantino Is Engaged to Girlfriend Daniela Pick

    Quentin Tarantino Is Engaged to Girlfriend Daniela Pick

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    The pair had an on and off relationship over the years, but, according to Walla! , the director dropped to his knee in Los Angeles on Friday and popped the question. I don't have a kid. The director also said that if he allowed himself to be seriously involved with her and had tied the knot at that time, there will never be Inglourious Basterds today.