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World News Grab Honor 9 Lite at Flipkart only!
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The device comes with a slew of new features with the EMUI 8.0 and Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. The rear panel also houses same camera configuration - 13MP primary lens and a 2MP secondary lens, along with features like phase detection autofocus, HDR, digital zoom, panorama 3D Beauty, bokeh effect photography, Smile Capture, Voice Camera, Watermark, Burst Shot and Slow-Motion video shooting.

World News Nine more now make it to smart cities list
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In media Briefing to reporters in New Delhi , the minister stated that the nine cities have proposed an investment of 12 thousand 824 crore rupees to develop 409 projects. In January 2016, 20 cities were announced under the Smart Cities mission, followed by 13 cities in May 2016, 27 cities in September 2016 and 30 cities in June 2017.

World News Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says
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The doctor also said he administered the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA ), at Trump's request, and the president aced it. If your genes are helped to prevent the disease, it is "not because of the lifestyle - you just got lucky", says Murphy.

World News Loss of U.S. soft power the hard reality of Trump's first year
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China tied with the same 25 percent approval rating in Europe. "The global median who do not have an opinion about USA leadership in 2017 (23 percent) is similar to the 25 percent in the previous year of the Obama presidency". As part of his "America First" policy, Trump took the U.S. out several multilateral agreements on the grounds they did not serve national interests, including the proposed Trans-Pacific trade partnership and the Paris Climate Change accord.

World News Welcome to the 2018 Government Shutdown!
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A last-ditch battle to avert a looming U.S. government shutdown moved to the Senate on Friday, where Democrats angered by the collapse of immigration talks have vowed to block a stop-gap funding bill. But most federal workers will not be paid. Earlier in the day, Director of Office of Management of Budget Mick Mulvaney told reporters that efforts are being made to have the government shutdown less impactful than it was in 2013.

World News Federer requested night match to avoid Melbourne scorcher
Author: 0 Federer requested night match to avoid Melbourne scorcher

A 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 loss to 97th-ranked Tennys Sandgren in the second round was his earliest exit in a decade here. "I did a big effort", said del Potro. Novak Djokovic battled with a lower back injury as he claimed his 11th round of 16 appearance at the Australian Open on Saturday. Halep next plays Lauren Davis.

World News Olympics: Talks under way to finalise North Korea participation
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North Korea has taken part in seven of the last 12 Winter Olympics, most recently in Vancouver 2010. Late on Friday North Korea canceled the visit, originally scheduled for Saturday. In a reminder of the delicacy of the situation, satellite imagery appeared to show North Korea preparing for a large military parade, possibly to mark the 70th anniversary of its military on February 8th, the eve of the games.

World News US President Trump's cognitive ability normal: White House doctor
Author: 0 US President Trump's cognitive ability normal: White House doctor

The physical, which Mr Trump completed last Friday, found the president weighs 239lbs (108kg), with "excellent" cardiac health . At Trump's request, said Dr. Being overweight, or in this case borderline obese, does increase Trump's risk for diabetes , heart disease and high cholesterol. "He continues to enjoy the significant long-term cardiac and overall health benefits that come from a lifetime of abstinence from tobacco and alcohol", Jackson wrote .

World News Weekend weather: Mixture of rain and snow likely to continue
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As much as half an inch of new snow could accumulate, according to the National Weather Service . Tuesday: Isolated snow showers. It will be mostly cloudy with a high near 39. The high will be near 57 with mostly cloudy skies and a south wind of 6 to 10 miles per hour. Friday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 65 and an overnight low of 36.

World News Gold medalist to Nassar
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One of the victims who spoke Friday was six-time Olympic medalist, Aly Raisman , who delivered a powerful 13-minute missive on how Nassar hurt her and how USAG and the United State Olympic Committee enabled him over decades of abuse . "Realising that you are a survivor of sexual abuse is really hard to put into words", she said. He already has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography crimes.

World News Djokovic outlasts Monfils in Open scorcher
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Next up is in-form 2016 Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber , who beat Donna Vekic in two easy sets as she starts to rediscover her best again after a miserable previous year. "So I don't want to sound ungrateful. I played well at the net, finished the balls off with a swing volley or good volley", Sharapova , whose smile matched the brightness of the Melbourne afternoon sun, said.

World News Pakistan, US clash over Afghanistan at UN
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In August, the USA infuriated Pakistan by accusing it of providing a haven for extremist groups that carry out attacks in neighboring Afghanistan. "We must recognize the reality that, while the Afghan government has been adamant about its interest in initiating peace talks with the Taliban, there has been no reciprocal interest on the part of the Taliban", Sullivan said.

World News Doctor: Trump did 'exceedingly well' on cognitive test
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Lee wrote in an op-ed for USA Today , with former Obama administration ethics head Norm Eisen, that mental health experts who felt it necessary to start conversations around Trump's mental fitness "have been chastised by those who wish to silence them".

World News NYC terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov offers guilty plea in exchange for life
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Among those killed in the attack was Darren Drake , 32, of New Milford, N.J., whose family has announced plans to sue New York City , the city's parks and transportation departments and the Hudson River Park Trust. "In short, a decision by the government not to seek the death penalty would bring immediate closure to the case without the need for the public and victims to repeatedly relive the awful events of October 31, 2017", the district judge was told in a letter signed by David Patton, ...

World News Trump Defends Himself as
Author: 0 Trump Defends Himself as "Least Racist Person"

On Friday, Durbin said: "I can not believe that in the history of the White House , in that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday". "Our president has shown exactly who he is by what he's saying and, you know, people are not ignorant". A fired-up Trump had swung over to the hardline conservatives such as Sen.

World News Dick Durbin is Intentionally Trying to Scuttle DACA Talks
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Graham said Tuesday there are clear outlines of an immigration deal that both Democrats and Republicans can support - continued protections for DACA recipients and others, coupled with increased border security and changes to a more "merit-based" immigration system.

World News Egypt's el-Sissi will run for a second term
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One year later, Sisi became president with 96.91 percent of the votes in elections which were widely criticized by local and worldwide organizations. Morsi has been held in prison since then, but the death sentence he was originally handed has since been overturned.

World News Women, activists to repeat march
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Since then, a wave of women made a decision to run for elected office, and the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct became a cultural phenomenon. But turnout is unlikely to equal 2017's, organisers said. "As a swing-state that will shape the Senate in 2018 and as home to a strong activist network, Nevada is the ideal place to commemorate the Women's March and continue building our electoral power", wrote organizers on the event's Facebook page.

World News SC bench headed by CJI to hear judge BH Loya death case
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The bench had directed the Maharashtra government, which submitted details on the case in a sealed envelope, to make its contents public to the petitioners as it is "a matter where they should see everything". Notably, son of judge BH Loya had said that his father died of natural causes and not in suspicious circumstances. The court had earlier termed as "serious matter" the issue of Loya's death and had asked Maharashtra government to file certain documents, including the autopsy report.

World News Actor Tovino condemns Kerala RSS man's murder
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File image of ABVP member Shyam Prasad. He tried to flee but the gang chased and hacked him with machetes, seriously injuring him. He died while being taken to a hospital at Thalassery, the police said. Though vehicles were avoided from the hartal , there were only a few plying on the roads after 9.00 am on Saturday. Meanwhile, the funeral of the slain RSS worker will be held on Saturday evening.

World News Security concerns grow over Rohingya repatriation deal
Author: 0 Security concerns grow over Rohingya repatriation deal

According to the Information Committee, the Foreign Affairs Ministry - also led by Suu Kyi - made the demand to its Bangladeshi counterpart during a bilateral meeting held in Naypyidaw in mid-November. It asks that land once occupied by the refugees be returned to them and their homes, mosques and schools rebuilt. But even as preparations get underway for the repatriation, Rohingya Muslims continue to pour into Bangladesh.

Author: 0 Trump says 'I'm not a racist', keeps door open for DACA deal

The president's defense appeared to not sway the sizable crowd of Haitians -waving their country's flag - who gathered near the foot of a bridge leading to Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach to jeer at Trump as the motorcade returned from the golf club.

World News Could you pass the cognitive test that Donald Trump took recently?
Author: 0 Could you pass the cognitive test that Donald Trump took recently?

But the physician said Trump's cardiac health was excellent, noting the president had undergone an exercise stress test , and said he consulted cardiologists about Trump's coronary calcium score. Jackson said that there is no reason Trump wouldn't be able to complete his first term healthwise, in addition to a second term if re-elected. Just to be safe, Jackson and an ear, nose and throat specialist ran some extra tests and found nothing amiss.

World News House Intel Committee postpones Hope Hicks's testimony
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US President Trump's former adviser Steve Bannon has refused to answer questions from a congressional committee probing the president's campaign links to Russian Federation, saying he was under orders from the White House not to. When asked whether he believes the White House is interfering with the House investigation, Conaway sidestepped the question. Bannon had been subpoenaed to return to the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday to face additional questions about his interactions ...

World News Wenger confirms Sanchez talks with United
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United had been expected to pursue a world class forward in the summer but Mourinho is now expected to forgo interest in Gareth Bale and Antoine Griezmann and confirmed he is now only likely to sign two players in the next transfer window. He has made a decision to join another club and we wish him all the best". Wenger said he didn't have any problem with Sanchez chasing a big money contract.

World News Ex-Trump strategist to meet House on Russian Federation meddling in election
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Is Steve Bannon , despite being served multiple subpoenas , keeping quiet in order to get back in President Donald Trump's good graces? Bannon got thrown into the mix after telling Michael Wolff, the author of " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House ", that he thought Donald Trump, Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer in Trump Tower during the summer of 2016 was "treasonous".

World News Tensions rise between Turkey & Syria
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Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the US on Monday of creating an " army of terror " along Turkey's southern border . The Democratic Union Party (PYD), the YPG's political branch, is also calling on the worldwide community "to take responsibility towards more than a million people living in Afrin", declaring that the Turkish government "has become a threat to any solution to the Syrian crisis".