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Browse through the next few slides to check them out. This year, Ramadan begins on either the eve of May 15 or 16, depending on the visibility of the new crescent moon from one's locale. Muslims who fast during Ramadan abstain from eating, drinking and sex from dawn to dusk for the entire month. Previous year more accidents happened in the late morning rush hour between 10am and 11am than any other time.
  • Pak Terrorists behind 26/11 attacks: Ex Pak PM Sharif

    Pak Terrorists behind 26/11 attacks: Ex Pak PM Sharif

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    On November 26, 2008, 10 Pakistani terrorists came to Mumbai via the sea route and unleashed havoc on hapless victims, majority Indians, while some were Americans and Israelis, at different places - CST railway station, Taj Hotel, Trident Hotel, Leopold Cafe and Chabad House.
  • Around 15 people are killed after bomb blasts in Jalalabad

    Around 15 people are killed after bomb blasts in Jalalabad

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    A gun battle continued for several hours with around a dozen attackers who ran into the building with machine guns and rocket propelled grenades. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. April saw a series of attacks across the country targeting voter registration centres as Afghanistan gears up for long-delayed legislative elections due in October.
  • China's first domestically built aircraft carrier begins maiden sea trial

    China's first domestically built aircraft carrier begins maiden sea trial

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    The provider, understood just as "Type 001A", set out for the trials from a port in northeastern China at around 6.45 am (2245 GMT Saturday), inning accordance with state broadcaster CCTV. Building commenced in November 2013. The carrier was launched - moved into the water - in April a year ago, the China Daily reported . Since taking office, Xi has driven an ambitious effort to modernise the country's military, reducing the traditional focus on readying the ground forces of the People's ...
  • United Nations says Lebanon-Israel border 'quiet' after Syria flare-up

    United Nations says Lebanon-Israel border 'quiet' after Syria flare-up

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    Israel said Iranian Quds Forces deployed inside Syria fired about 20 rockets at IDF positions. In strikes near the capital on Wednesday, the Observatory said at least 15 were killed, including eight Iranians. It also came just hours after President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of the USA from the Iran nuclear deal. The worshippers chanted: "Death to America", and "Death to Israel".
  • Way clear for new Catalan president to be elected Monday

    Way clear for new Catalan president to be elected Monday

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    Catalonia's parliament will vote to approve a new leader of the region on Saturday, in the fifth attempt to form a government since the last administration was sacked by Madrid almost seven months ago for declaring independence. Torra is a pro-independence lawmaker. The Spanish legal system has charged Puigdemont and other separatist leaders with a range of offenses over their roles in the independence push.
  • Collegium backs KM Joseph again

    Collegium backs KM Joseph again

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    The collegium, comprising Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and four of the seniormost judges of the Supreme Court-J. On 26 April, the government rejected the collegium's recommendation to elevate Joseph but accepted its recommendation to elevate senior advocate Indu Malhotra as a judge of the apex court .
  • Waffle House Goes Viral Again And Activists Have Had Enough

    Waffle House Goes Viral Again And Activists Have Had Enough

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    Anthony Wall , 21, had just taken his 16-year-old sister to prom and went to the restaurant to eat when he told WTVD that he got into an argument with several wait staff members. Another video , apparently from a few minutes later, showed the same officer - this time accompanied by a second officer - pulling a handcuffed Wall to a police vehicle.
  • Modi holds talks with Prachanda, Nepali Congress leaders

    Modi holds talks with Prachanda, Nepali Congress leaders

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    This will be the biggest foreign investment project in Nepal. On Saturday, PM Modi would fly down to Kathmandu to visit the Pashupatinath temple. To everybody's delight, Modi talked about how a Nepali young cricketer, Sandeep Lamichhaney, is further strengthening the age old ties between the two countries via cricket.
  • North Korea 'taking measures' to dismantle nuclear site

    North Korea 'taking measures' to dismantle nuclear site

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    The statement, reported by the South China Morning Post , comes a couple days after President Donald Trump announced that he will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12. "In parallel with dismantlement of the nuclear test ground, guards and researchers will be withdrawn and the surrounding area of the test ground be completely closed", the statement said.
  • Cuomo appoints special prosecutor to investigate Schneiderman

    Cuomo appoints special prosecutor to investigate Schneiderman

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    Schneiderman had investigated a number of Trump business entities - including Trump University - and it's hard to know if the next attorney general will continue watch-dogging the president's businesses so methodically. "You'd think that Cy would welcome it. being relieved of the implication that somehow his decision, no matter how fair and balanced, was going to be attacked as retribution by the Schneiderman supporters", Vacco said.
  • Watch Thanos dab, destroy, and dance in Fortnite

    Watch Thanos dab, destroy, and dance in Fortnite

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    Whoever is able to find and equip the Gauntlet turns into Thanos and gains several powers and an advantage against the remaining players on the map. That was Thanos's biggest role in a Marvel film so far, but some players are getting the gist of the film just by hopping into some rounds of Fortnite and bringing along a bag of popcorn.
  • United States issues sanctions on 3 Venezuelans, 20 companies

    United States issues sanctions on 3 Venezuelans, 20 companies

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    The vice president "will announce new Venezuela kingpin sanctions and call to suspend (president Nicolas) Maduro's sham elections", an official told AFP. It also denies there is a humanitarian crisis. Venezuela did not send an official to hear Pence's speech, but minutes later Samuel Moncada , Venezuela's deputy foreign relations minister for North America, called Pence remarks a "farce" and a "monstrosity".
  • No. 19 Auburn eighth after one round at NCAA Regional

    No. 19 Auburn eighth after one round at NCAA Regional

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    The team needed all remaining players to finish the round to be eligible to advance to nationals, and Baillieux fought through 18 holes and carded an even-par 72 to finish in a tie for 42 place at 7-over 223. The senior continued the solid play in her next round with two bogeys and birdies apiece to post a 72-after which Brooks called her a "hero"-before shooting a 74 in round three to tie for 37th, her best result of the season".
  • Enjoy the sunshine and warm temperatures

    Enjoy the sunshine and warm temperatures

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    Through the afternoon we'll see some sunshine and we'll end the day with partly cloudy skies. South to southeast winds will increase fresh to strong overnight and will reach gale force on west and southwest coasts by morning. Low: 38. Day: Partly cloudy early then partly sunny. A south southwest wind of 13 to 17 miles per hour will gust as high as 24 miles per hour. Thursday: Mostly sunny and warm.
  • Inside Pictures! Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi's happily ever after saga

    Inside Pictures! Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi's happily ever after saga

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    In a joint statement, the couple said they got married in a "private and intimate Anand Karaj ceremony " in the national capital. Here are some candid photos of this newlywed couple from their wedding as well as from other occasions. This news of Neha-Angad wedding comes just a couple of days after Sonam-Ahuja's wedding. In 2016 she started her own celebrity interview podcast called #NoFilterNeha on the Indian Music App called Saavn, and she's also appeared in many TV shows.
  • Midterm matchups set after Republican primary races in 4 states

    Midterm matchups set after Republican primary races in 4 states

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    Walorski won her last two races with comfortable margins after earning a narrow victory in 2012 to the seat vacated by current Democratic Sen. In a Wednesday evening open-letter, failed West Virginia senate candidate and convicted coal CEO Don Blankenship went into full attack mode against President Donald Trump .
  • At least 2 police killed in Kabul attacks

    At least 2 police killed in Kabul attacks

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    The Taliban said the attack in front of a police station in Shar-e-Naw neighbourhood in downtown Kabul was revenge for an Afghan airstrike on a religious ceremony in a Taliban stronghold in northern Afghanistan on April 2. Attackers targeted two police stations in the Afghan capital, Kabul , on May 9 killing at least seven people and wounding 20 others, authorities said.
  • Police parade 'space suit' scammers after NASA claims exposed

    Police parade 'space suit' scammers after NASA claims exposed

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    The cheating happened on the pretext of arranging the testing procedure that included arranging special chemicals, calling foreign scientists and buying special Hazmat suits for them. It is much sought after by space agencies for advanced space research. They lure the victims to finance the testing bit of it in the lieu of a share in the selling price which is thousands of crores.
  • Payton College Prep tops 2018 list of Illinois' best high schools

    Payton College Prep tops 2018 list of Illinois' best high schools

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    Prairie Grove High School moved up to fourth from last year's rank of seventh in the state. North Hardin and LaRue County high schools once again made the state rankings and earned bronze medals. It's No. 25 nationally (down from No. 22 in 2017). No. 1,755 - Vail Academy and High School, Vail Unified School District. Schools were ranked based on a four-step process.
  • YEREVAN, Armenia | The Latest: Putin congratulates new Armenian PM

    YEREVAN, Armenia | The Latest: Putin congratulates new Armenian PM

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    Before April, the ruling Republican Party's stranglehold on Armenian politics had appeared intact, with Mr Sargsyan newly installed as prime minister after term limits forced him to step down as president after 10 years. Pashinyan claims he's not planning to alter Armenia's current foreign policy course, including the country's membership in Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union or keeping Russian military bases on Armenia's territory.
  • Kim meets China's president ahead of Trump summit

    Kim meets China's president ahead of Trump summit

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    Trump and Kim are expected to meet in June to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula . Kim made his maiden foreign tour by travelling to Beijing by train in March. The talks come amid a flurry of diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula, including a landmark summit in late April between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
  • China Trade Talks Continue Next Week in DC

    China Trade Talks Continue Next Week in DC

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    Exports of mechanical and electrical products rose 8.7 percent year-on-year to 2.84 trillion yuan, accounting for 59.1 percent of the total value of exports. And we are working on something that we think will be great for everybody. Liu led the Chinese delegation that spent two days negotiating in Beijing last week with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and other senior U.S.