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Supreme Court to reconsider validity of Section 377 that criminalises unnatural sex

A three-judge bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said the SC' s December 2013 judgment upholding...

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Powerball jackpot surpasses half-billion

If a victor opts for cash, they would receive $358.5 million. Move over mega millions. The victor had not yet come forward as of Sunday even...

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Celebs Are Bringing Activists As Their Dates To Today's Golden Globes

Actresses Meryl Streep , Emma Stone , and Laura Dern - among others - used their arrival to shine a light on the changing post-Weinstein cul...

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Massive search to find missing sports journalist who was 'followed by truck'

As of Sunday evening, no one had heard anything further from her, and Houston ABC affiliate KTRK reported that her family had filed a missing ...

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Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad reportedly arrested for inciting unrest

Ahmadinejad, who served as the president of Iran from 2005 to 2013, will be placed under house arrest if Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamene...

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Angela Merkel begins new negotiations for fourth term

Fate of the European Union's most powerful ruler is on the line, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel has entered yet another round of negotiati...

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Trump Lobbied AG Sessions Not to Recuse Himself from Russia Probe

The president, according to the Times , sent the top White House lawyer to stop Sessions from recusing himself from the case. This previous...

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4 arrested for playing Pak national anthem at cricket match in Bandipora

In the viral video, two cricket teams - one in green and other in white - were seen standing in line while Pakistan's national anthem "Pak Sar...

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Red Carpet Arrivals — Golden Globes

While many have lauded the men for standing up for the cause and supporting the movement, there have been a few who questioned what the fuss was...

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Two former RAW chiefs 'did not want Kulbhushan Jadhav recruited as spy'

The protestors seemed to be sending a message to the USA administration to sever ties with Pakistan. Earlier, in a new video released by the M...

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Six people killed in wrong-way California highway crash

Their names, ages and hometowns have not been released. Mina Noori, 51, of Dublin, died when she crashed on South Flynn Road about a mile nort...

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Five employees charred to death after fire breaks out at Bengaluru restaurant

Out of the five killed, one is a woman. The fire tenders were immediately rushed to the spot and the incident was controlled. According to sourc...

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'Equal Partners'? Turkey's FM Calls for a 'Fresh Start' With Germany

The chill between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies Germany and Turkey appears to be thawing. Germany is also seeking the release of jou...

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Mostly cloudy, with highs around 48 — Sunday weather

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Tomorrow: Scattered showers, mainly after 1am. Mos...

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Budget Session 2018: Schedule

The budget session of Parliament will start from January 29 and the Union Budget will be presented on February 1, Parliamentary Affairs Min...

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Robert Mueller sets sights on Ivanka Trump over exchange with Russian lawyer

Ivanka did not attend the half-hour meeting, but did - egad - pass Veselnitskaya and Russian-born Washington lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin at the ...

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Vikings OC Pat Shurmur Interviews for Giants' Head Coach Position

The 29-year-old led the 13-3 Vikings to a first-round playoff bye. Ex-Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur met with Giants brass Satur...

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Despite Trump's Iran Tweets, US involvement likely to be limited

US President weighed in on protests in Saturday, warning that the country's people want change and 'oppressive regimes can not endure forever'. ...

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Crew of 32 missing after ships collide off eastern China

An official in Iran's Oil Ministry, who spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity, said 30 of the tanker's 32 crew members were Ir...

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OR responds to end of Obama-era pot policy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' new stance would allow federal prosecutors in states with marijuana programs to decide how aggressively to enfo...

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SpaceX to launch Zuma spacecraft, most secretive mission to date

When Falcon Heavy lifts off in 2018, it will be the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two. Falcon Heavy is a more p...

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Late-Night Hosts Are Campaigning for Trump's 'Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards'

The 71-year-old said he would be handing out his "dishonest media" awards in various "fake media" categories, ranging from "dishonest" to "bad r...

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Wife of Pulse gunman said he told her 'this is my target'

Federal prosecutors initially said during a hearing early past year that Salman had known ahead of time about Mateen's plans and even helped h...

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Peter Sutherland, Irish Businessman and Diplomat, Dies at 71

President Michael D Higgins said Mr Sutherland had left "an important legacy". "Throughout his life, he was a champion for individual and econ...

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Book on Trump sells out quickly at Victoria shops

The White House has been pushing back hard against the unflattering portrayal of the president in Fire and Fury , a supposed tell-all book pu...

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ASEAN commits to cooperate with India

Speaking in Hindi at the ASEAN-India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Singapore , she said her Ministry prioritised the welfare of Indian citizens li...

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Myanmar Rohingya militants Arsa vow to fight on after attack

Bangladesh wants the more than 655,000 refugees who have flooded into the country since late August to start returning to Myanmar by the end of ...

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Newport County boss Michael Flynn hails "outstanding" Shawn McCoulsky header

Newport , who are currently 11th in League Two, will now be hoping to face a Premier League side in the fourth round when the draw is made on ...

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Cheniere Energy Partners LP (CQP) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 38,734 shares of the energy company's stock valued at $1,116,000 after purchasing an addi...

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Iranian oil tanker burns, 32 go missing off China's coast

A tanker carrying oil from Iran to South Korea was ablaze and spilling its cargo off eastern China Sunday after a collision with a cargo ship wh...

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