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Yevgeny Prigozhin - an Oligarch who allegedly ran the agency and has close links to Russian President Vladimir Putin - and 12 of the agency's staff are also hit by the sanctions . "We were able to identify where they were located within those business systems and remove them from those business systems", the official said , speaking on condition of anonymity.
  • Bharatiya Janata Party Suffers Shock Defeat in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar By-polls

    Bharatiya Janata Party Suffers Shock Defeat in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar By-polls

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    In Phulpur , SP candidate Nagender Singh Patel won against his BJP rival Kaushalendra Singh Patel by 59,613 votes. Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati , former arch-rivals, had come together for the Gorakhpur and Phulpur by-polls. "The over-confidence and inability to understand the electoral understanding between the SP and the BSP led to the defeat ", he stressed. "By-Poll results have given a clear message that people are angry with BJP for its arrogance and misrule", he added.
  • Trump to Host Saudi Crown Prince Next Week

    Trump to Host Saudi Crown Prince Next Week

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    Trouble is brewing for billionaires in Saudi Arabia . The newspaper interviewed relatives, advisers, associates of the detainees, as well as Saudi officials, who denied the allegations. The announcement comes as a New York Times report has suggested that numerous assets of the 381 princes, ministers and tycoons have yet to be seized while more than a dozen of the detainees were abused while they were held.
  • Rajya Sabha polls: BJP fields Narayan Rane, Rahatkar

    Rajya Sabha polls: BJP fields Narayan Rane, Rahatkar

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    The BJP on Monday queered the pitch for Rajya Sabha elections by fielding additional candidates in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra, putting to test the attempts to forge an Opposition alliance. While Mandavia and Rupala are official BJP nominees, the Congress has fielded Amiben Yagnik and tribal leader Naran Rathwa. Meanwhile, the BJP has reportedly made a decision to field Rajiv Chandrashekar, who hails from Kerla, as its candidate due to pressure from the RSS.
  • House Republicans end Russian Federation probe, says no Trump-Kremlin collusion

    House Republicans end Russian Federation probe, says no Trump-Kremlin collusion

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    Nunes said his committee interviewed many dozens of witnesses, including almost everyone involved in Trump's campaign, and they all "testified under oath that they had no contact with the Russians". We're not saying anything to ask him to stop. "We can only conclude that the investigation is being shut down for partisan, political reasons", he said.
  • Texas Authorities Search for Parcel Bomber

    Texas Authorities Search for Parcel Bomber

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    Two more bombings took place on Monday , around 12-miles from the March 1 blast. The fact all these incidents, where the packages were left at the doorstep, happened in early morning hours further strengthens the link between the occurrences.
  • Trump Personal Assistant Reportedly Fired Over Security Issue

    Trump Personal Assistant Reportedly Fired Over Security Issue

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    McEntee was sacked and escorted out of the White House Monday, CNN reported , due to difficulties obtaining a permanent security clearance, an issue that has led to the departure of several White House staffers. McEntee was escorted from the White House on Monday . McEntee, though, will continue to work for Trump. McEntee declined a CNN request to comment.
  • North Korea faces no more conditions for talks

    North Korea faces no more conditions for talks

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    North Korea has notoriously violated worldwide agreements on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons , walked out of the Six Party Talks in 2008, and breached United Nations sanctions on the regime. The officials' comments followed the surprise announcement last week that President Donald Trump has agreed to meet the North's Kim Jong Un by May.
  • With immigration on his mind, Trump heads to California

    With immigration on his mind, Trump heads to California

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    Joining the activists at the park were San Diego city councilwoman Georgette Gomez and Democrat U.S. Rep. Juan Vargas, whose district covers the entire California-Mexico border. Speakers set to appear at the rally include gubernatorial candidate and Assemblyman Travis Allen, R-Huntington Beach, Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, author and documentarian Trevor Loudon, and former Assemblyman Tim Donnelly.
  • China NPC endorses abolition of presidential term limits

    China NPC endorses abolition of presidential term limits

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    Take the National Supervision Commission, an anti-graft body with power over China's entire public service which will now have equal standing with the country's court systems. "The legacy of Deng Xiaoping's efforts to avoid lifelong presidency have been abolished completely", he said. Revising part of the Constitution is a major decision made by the CPC Central Committee from the overall and strategic height of upholding and developing socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, ...
  • Here Are The Biggest Snubs From The 2018 NCAA Tournament Field

    Here Are The Biggest Snubs From The 2018 NCAA Tournament Field

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    He tweeted: " NCAA selection committee chairman Bruce Rasmussen told ESPN that the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe had nothing to do with USC, Oklahoma State or Louisville being omitted". The Gaels ended the season with an overall record of 28-5, including a West coast Conference record of 16-2. Oklahoma will go as far as Trae Young carries them, so it will try to see if he can carry it past a first-round game against Rhode Island .
  • India will generate 100 GW of solar power by 2022, says Modi

    India will generate 100 GW of solar power by 2022, says Modi

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    The joint goal is to have 1 TW of solar energy by 2020 for which "we need $1,000 billion", he said. He said the ISA should help small enterprises in small countries to help them mobilize projects and finances. " Macron , who did not mention Trump by name, was referring to a group of women who were trained as solar engineers". "The one trillion dollars needed for solar investments globally in the coming years will obviously not come from governments alone".
  • Russian Federation successfully launched powerful new missile

    Russian Federation successfully launched powerful new missile

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    The officials said the test was a success and that the missile hit its intended target. Russian Federation said on Sunday it had successfully test-fired a hypersonic missile, one of a range of next-generation weapons unveiled by President Vladimir Putin in his state-of-the-nation address earlier this month.