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People BJP has lost simple majority in LS, minus its allies: Congress
Author: 0 BJP has lost simple majority in LS, minus its allies: Congress

If the BJP draws the right lessons from the series of defeats and embarks on a course correction, it can still trump the combined Opposition in 2019. The two parties have come together in Phulpur and Gorakhpur for the first time after 1991 to take on the BJP . The SP and BSP had formed a coalition government in the state in 1993 when the BJP , despite emerging as the single largest party following the demolition of the Babri mosque, failed to get a majority.

People In Our Opinion: Trump must be careful in trade disputes
Author: 0 In Our Opinion: Trump must be careful in trade disputes

One recommendation that was floated is restricting imports of steel and aluminum to 63 per cent of 2017 levels. The goal of the Chinese, he alleges, is to artificially drive their American competitors out of business, making the USA dependent on China .

People South Africa rebukes Australian minister for white farmer comments
Author: 0 South Africa rebukes Australian minister for white farmer comments

Australia's home affairs minister Peter Dutton was quoted saying that the farmers "deserve special attention" from Australia, due to the "horrific circumstances" of land redistribution and violence. "That threat does not exist", he said. "There is no reason for any government in the world to suspect that a section of South Africans is under danger from their own democratically elected government", the South African foreign ministry said, according to the Reuters news agency.

People F-18 fighter jet crashes in Florida
Author: 0 F-18 fighter jet crashes in Florida

Cmdr. Dave Hecht, spokesman for Naval Air Station Key West , told WPLG that the jet caught fire midair and crashed in shallow waters a mile from the base around 4:30 p.m. "Literally, the wings went vertical, and there was a fireball, and it just literally dropped out of the sky", Wilson said. Pictures posted to social media show a military helicopter hovering over the apparent crash site.

People Our most-read: Steel and aluminum capture the spotlight
Author: 0 Our most-read: Steel and aluminum capture the spotlight

U.S. President Donald Trump last week said he would impose import tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent for aluminum, effective later this month, but exempted Canada after an intense lobbying campaign arranged by Ottawa. "On our end we are going to vigorously defend supply management", Couillard said, adding Quebec's farmers have already given up market share for other recently negotiated trade deals.

People Coppers and £50 notes could face the chop
Author: 0 Coppers and £50 notes could face the chop

In documents released alongside Philip Hammond's update on the United Kingdom economy, it was revealed the Government wants to know whether the "current denominational mix meets the needs of cash users". It has me wondering how insane people are because that's perfectly good money that they're literally throwing away. Officials also suggest there is a "perception among some that £50 notes are used for money laundering, hidden economy activity, and tax evasion".

People Fox News sued by parents of slain DNC staffer Seth Rich
Author: 0 Fox News sued by parents of slain DNC staffer Seth Rich

Rich was fatally shot in Washington D.C.in July 2016, and while police have yet to solve the murder, they have repeatedly stressed that there is no evidence the DNC staffer was killed because he sent the hacked DNC emails to Wikileaks - as the conspiracy theory claims .

People Could the Eagles sign Jeremy Maclin?
Author: 0 Could the Eagles sign Jeremy Maclin?

He was due a $1 million roster bonus on Friday. Ravens General Manager Ozzie Newsome told reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine last month that the Ravens wanted to "change the personnel" in the receiver group, and Brown in the first step in that process.

People Stormy Daniels Wants YOU - To Help Pay Her Hot Lawyer!
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels Wants YOU - To Help Pay Her Hot Lawyer!

Daniels has been adamant that she will find a way to tell her story. Daniels' lawyer, Michael Avenatti , filed a new legal motion Friday, seeking to have the judge assigned to the case removed because of a potential conflict of interest.

People R56bn renewable energy deal postponed as parties head to court
Author: 0 R56bn renewable energy deal postponed as parties head to court

A new date for the signing of 27 renewable energy projects will be announced following a court decision later this month, Jeff Radebe, South African Energy Minister announced today, 13 March 2018. In a study about the cost of new power generators in SA, the CSIR argues renewables such as solar PV and wind are a "mass manufacturing play". But Numsa spokesperson Phakamile Hlubi questioned how the department would create jobs, when there were threats of coal power stations shutting down.

People Trump eyeing punitive tariffs on $60bn of Chinese imports, tech
Author: 0 Trump eyeing punitive tariffs on $60bn of Chinese imports, tech

Trade experts see the potential action on China as a significantly bigger threat to global trade than the tariffs on steel and aluminum. And whether Trump ultimately implements his proposed tariffs or eventually backs down, as many suggest he will, those long-standing and essential trading partners will have learned one thing: The United States is now an unreliable, unpredictable and unreasonable trading partner.

People Barack Obama Reveals His NCAA Tournament Bracket
Author: 0 Barack Obama Reveals His NCAA Tournament Bracket

His Final Four are Virginia, Villanova, North Carolina and Michigan State. But even one win for the Aggies would be a big deal. Of course, President Obama went to Harvard. While current president Donald Trump doesn't fill out NCAA Tournament brackets, former president Barack Obama continues to participate in the annual ritual enjoyed by millions.

People Reports of man with gun thought to be hoax,
Author: 0 Reports of man with gun thought to be hoax, "swatting incident"

University officials received a report of a shooting at graduate dorm on Wednesday in Northwestern University's main campus in Evanston in US state of IL, local media Chicago Tribune reported. Nobody was injured and Glew says the student who the caller reported had been shot by a boyfriend has been located and she is safe. The university has tweeted a series of warnings, with one saying: "NUPD responding to Evanston campus emergency.

People Tourist gives birth in Red Sea in Egypt
Author: 0 Tourist gives birth in Red Sea in Egypt

Incredible photos capturing the moment a pregnant tourist gave birth to her baby in the Red Sea close to the resort town of Dahab, Egypt , have gone viral. The images, which show the baby with its umbilical cord still attached and its placenta in a plastic container, were taken by a tourist from a hotel balcony.

People Six killed in Raiwind explosion claimed by Tehreek-e-Taliban
Author: 0 Six killed in Raiwind explosion claimed by Tehreek-e-Taliban

Washington on Thursday offered a $5 million bounty for the Pakistani Taliban militant leader, Mulllah Fazlullah, a day after a suspected US drone strike on a training camp in a remote part of Afghanistan killed his son and more than 20 other militants preparing to launch suicide attacks in Pakistan.

People Bangladesh court grants bail to jailed opposition chief…
Author: 0 Bangladesh court grants bail to jailed opposition chief…

Dhaka: Bangladesh's ex-premier and opposition BNP chief Khaleda Zia on Monday received a temporary relief after a top court granted her a four month bail in a corruption case, a month after being sentenced to five years in jail. Attorney General Mahbubey Alam, who represented the state, said they would appeal against Zia's bail order. The court also sentenced Zia's son, Tarique Rahman, and four others to 10 years in prison for involvement in the case.

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