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People Nomination of 227 candidates cleared for Nagaland Assembly election
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Cong approaches NPF for informal understanding on some seats. A press note from the Nagaland Chief Electoral Officer informed that out of 257 candidates who filed nomination papers against 60 Assembly Constituencies, 227candidates were found valid, 29 invalid while one candidate's scrutiny under 33- Suruhoto is adjourned to February 10.

People Senate Spending Deal Includes Boost for Military, Disaster Aid
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The majority leader moved to call a vote Monday to proceed to an unrelated House bill that will serve as a vehicle for a process unlike the Senate has seen in recent memory, where senators will be able to offer a number of amendments that are competing immigration proposals to see which ones will secure the 60 votes needed to advance.

People Government shuts down for 2nd time in 3 weeks
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His remarks came as Senate leaders attempted to schedule a vote on a bipartisan budget agreement attached to a bill to fund the government until March 23. "I have been relentlessly pressuring Congressional leadership to make sure that West Virginia gets the funding it needs to end the opioid epidemic and invest in high-speed internet and broadband access throughout our state, and I'm glad this funding will be included in the final budget deal", he said.

People Ex-Bangladesh PM's 'fugitive' son is BNP acting chief
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She, along with her son and four aides, were charged with stealing foreign donations received by an orphanage trust she had created. Twenty three people were killed and Hasina narrowly escaped the assault while a Dhaka court almost wrapped up the trial proceedings against Rahman and several stalwarts of the then BNP government and ex-military intelligence officials.

People Peel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for ASOS (ASC)
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This was disclosed to clients in a report on 9 February. They now have a GBX 1232.00 target price on firm. Liberum Capital's target indicates a potential upside of 6.54% from the company's close price. Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc, a Maryland-based fund reported 149,852 shares. Narrowing in on Moving Averages, the 200-day for IOOF Holdings Ltd (IFL.AX) is at 10.44, the 50-day is 10.97, and the 7-day is resting at 10.70.

People How will bipartisan Senate deal fare in House?
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The Democratic leader has dropped his push to use the budget talks to extract concessions on immigration from Republicans, leaving aside threats to shut down the government over the issue. November 1995: Government funding elapsed for five full days from Nov. 14 to 19 and about 800,000 workers were furloughed after Democratic President Bill Clinton vetoed spending legislation passed by the Republican-controlled Congress, according to a CRS report.

People Brexit Transition Period Not Guaranteed if Differences Remain - EU Negotiator
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Barnier's comments follow those by the Brexit secretary David Davis on Thursday in which he accused the European Union commission of "discourteous" behaviour by publishing European Union guidelines which suggested the United Kingdom would be punished with sanctions if it failed to stick to the terms of any Brexit transition deal.

People Canada helicopters 'not for attack'
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But it's not the first time the Crown corporation, whose role includes selling military goods to other countries on behalf of the government, has facilitated the sale of arms to a country with a questionable human-rights record. An embassy spokesman said it did not have a comment to make Thursday. Filipino officials have said the country would buy the aircraft from another source if Canada did not follow through on the deal.

People At US outpost in Syria, US general backs Kurdish fighters
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Statements carried by the television stations called it a "new aggression" and "an attempt to support terrorism". Naftali Bennet, Minister of Education, Minister of Diaspora Affairs, and a member of Israel's security cabinet, said in an interview on Israeli Radio 103 on Wednesday that it's "illogical" to send the IDF to fight terror organizations such as Hamas and Hezbollah when hitting their Iranian backers makes more sense.

People Top Trump aides knew of abuse allegations
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Chris Whipple, author of a history of White House chiefs of staff, said Kelly's management of the Porter situation reveals him to be "politically inept". During her interview, Willoughby at points offered measured praise for Porter, who she called "intelligent, kind, chivalrous, caring, and professional".

People Syrian Regime's Airstrikes Kill Scores Of Besieged Civilians In Eastern Ghouta
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It was a rare USA strike against forces that support Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime. He went on to say, "Indeed, the chairman of The Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syria announced on February 6 that the commission had begun investigating these allegations on suspicion that bombs containing chlorine gas were being used in East Ghouta and also in Idilib's Sarakib district".

People Jill Messick: producer's death 'collateral damage' of Weinstein scandal, family say
Author: 0 Jill Messick: producer's death 'collateral damage' of Weinstein scandal, family say

In January, Weinstein's attorney published emails from Messick and actor Ben Affleck in an attempt to refute McGowan's claims of sexul assault. Rose claimed she told her manager about the incident, and she did nothing. Messick is survived by her two children, their father, her father, her brother and her partner. Despite this, Jill recognized that Harvey had done something untoward to Rose , if not illegal.

People Syria: Israel launched missiles at military targets
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Also Tuesday, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani criticized Turkey's ongoing offensive against US -backed Syrian Kurdish fighters in the Syrian enclave of Afrin, saying it doesn't serve the interests of any country in the region. At least 80 people were killed in airstrikes on the Eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus on Tuesday in what SOHR director Rami Abdulrahman said was "the highest civilian toll in Syria in almost nine months, and one of the bloodiest days for Eastern Ghouta in ...

People Bipartisan budget deal passes early morning Senate vote, moves to House
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Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney immediately implemented plans to close non-essential government operations, says spokesman John Czwartacki. Both Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said they were unwilling to compromise with Paul. Paul objected to the fact that deal would result in a significant increase in the federal budget deficit without any corresponding cuts to spending.

People Aly Raisman: John Geddert may have known of Nassar abuse in 2011
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Olympic officials threatened to decertify the governing body. Leaders of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform said in a letter to MSU Interim President John Engler on Thursday questioned why the university failed to fire Nassar until 2016 and inquires about the actions MSU plans to take "in response to this pervasive sexual abuse within the sport".

People Tarantino sorry for comments
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Tarantino said that he also phoned Geimer to personally apologize, which he felt compelled to do after she responded to his comments. "Ms. Geimer WAS raped by Roman Polanski ", he continued. "He didn't rape a 13-year-old". About three weeks later, she says the then-43-year-old Polanski gave her alcohol and a quaalude before raping her. As you may know, the Pulp Fiction director is now in hot water for allegedly subjecting Uma Thurman to uncomfortable situations including a unsafe ...

People Team USA is fielding the largest team in Winter Olympic history
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In a related development, Jo Yang Sam, Director General of North Korea's foreign ministry, said on Thursday that they "had never "bagged the USA for dialogue". The Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK ) has given a high-profile seeing off ceremony for an art troupe to perform in South Korea during the PyeongChang Olympics, said official media Tuesday.

People Sen. Kruse resigns amid allegations of sexual harassment
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Jeff Kruse not only subjected two female senators to unwanted touching, he groped or gave lingering hugs to many other women working at the Oregon Capitol, an independent investigator concluded in a damning report released Tuesday. "The revelations in the report about Senator Kruse's actions are devastating". Speaker of the House Tina Kotek, D-Portland, said Monday that she thought that the legislature should reassess the way it handles formal complaints and investigations of harassment.

People PM Modi embarks on West Asia visit
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Mr Modi will not be entering Ramallah from Israel and is instead flying to Jordan first before taking a helicopter ride from Amman to the Palestinian city. Oman is a close maritime neighbour with whom we enjoy excellent relations. On the same day, I will also engage leading UAE and Arab CEOs in Dubai on the vast economic opportunities in India and what more can be done together to bolster business collaboration.

People Kitten rescued from Taiwan quake rubble
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Six tourists from the mainland have been sent to a hospital in Hualien. The revision, expected to be discussed by a cabinet meeting at the end of February, would also seek third-party views in building assessments, it said . Residents at temporary shelters set up in Hualien City described the terror of the powerful quake and their immediate worry for loved ones. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, the world's largest contract chipmaker and major Apple supplier, said initial assessments ...

People Two killed, thousands evacuated as floods hit South Jakarta
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TV footage yesterday showed people wading through murky water in some neighbourhoods. Spokesman of Indonesia's national disaster management agency Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said Tuesday that heavy downpours in the city and upstream of rivers have triggered waters overflowing river banks and submerged thousands of houses in nearby areas since Monday.

People Snow to start around mid-morning, most schools closed
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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory beginning at 3am and continuing through midnight Saturday . The heavier amounts of snow are expected to fall along the MI border counties which includes Branch County.

People McConnell, Schumer Strike 2-Year Budget Deal to Avert Shutdown
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However, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said she would oppose the deal unless Ryan agrees to a commitment to consider legislation to protect young undocumented immigrants. Bloomberg reports that the increased spending would be partially offset by cuts to mandatory spending programs, according to the Republican summary.

People TheDC Newsroom: Winter Olympics Are Heating Up
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Kim Yong-nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, is also scheduled to attend a reception dinner hosted by Moon that will also involve U.S. Skeptics say North Korea, which is unlikely to give up its nukes under any deal, is just using the Olympics to poke holes at the US -led global sanctions against the country and buy more time to further advance its strategic weaponry.

People Weather warning: Rain, sleet and snow on the cards for the weekend
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However, skies will turn a little cloudier towards the end of the night. Highs in the upper 50s and low 60s. Temperatures will get milder Saturday with rain likely by Saturday night. Temperatures will stay in the 60s through the weekend and the first half of next week, with even some 70s possible on Sunday and Wednesday . Expect lows in the upper 50s to lower 60s with highs in the lower to mid 70s.

People NEET 2018: Exams from May 6
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For the aspirants preparing for the National Eligibility and Entrance Test 2018 (CBSE NEET 2018 ), date is out for the exams. The candidates from these States will now be eligible for admissions to 15% All India quota seats. Candidates compete to get admission into various medical courses such as MBBS/BDS in Medical & Dental Colleges with the approval of Medical courses of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

People Senate Hopes to Approve Budget Deal; White House Praises Measure
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Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, wants his amendment to be added to the bill. He says the two parties will then alternate offering immigration plans in a battle that has no clear outcome. The shutdown is the second in 2018. "I can't in all good honesty, in all good faith, just look the other way because my party is now complicit in the deficits", said Paul in a lengthy speech on the Senate floor, according to The Washington Post .

People Trump blocking aid to Pakistan not stopping terrorism, US Senate told
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The US administration called on the governments of Pakistan and other South Asian countries to deny sanctuary to risky individuals and organisations. Rahman Zeb has been designated as global terrorists for providing financial, material, or technological support for, or other services to or in support of LeT.

People Congress on edge as budget deal nears vote
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After a Republican memo released last week criticized the FBI's handing of the investigation, Democrats have offered their own memo and pushed for its release. The Leader of the House Democrats, Nancy Pelosi , skipped Wednesday's events for a record-setting filibuster. Democrats are also conflicted because while the deal would increase spending for their favored domestic programs, the agreement does nothing to protect the DREAMers, the undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children.

Author: 0 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) beat expectations in fourth quarter earnings

The NYSE-listed company saw a recent bid of $69.20 on volume of 2.01 million shares. Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) has risen 20.68% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, September 11 by S&P Research. As per Wednesday, August 23, the company rating was upgraded by Wood. On Thursday, August 24 COOK TIMOTHY D sold $43.15 million worth of Apple Inc.

People NK art troupe charms South Koreans on eve of PyeongChang Olympics
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Pence has signalled that he'd be open to meeting with North Korean representatives attending the Games, while also saying the US was ready to act against Kim's regime if necessary. Global observers believe North Korea might be trying to improve relations with South Korea to weaken its relationship with the US. "We are not going to use such a sports festival as the Winter Olympics as a political lever".

People Oops! It happened again - tsunami test alert causes scare
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The National Weather Service has issued a statement saying a " Tsunami Test" was conducted around 8:30 a.m. AccuWeather, the commercial forecasting system that on Tuesday morning launched a volley of alerts customized for seaside communities from ME to Matagorda Island, doubled-down Wednesday on its assertion that the National Weather Service triggered the panic by fouling up the coding for what was supposed to be a routine test message.

People Malaysia, Singapore Launch New Trade Link to Boost Liquidity
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Cross-border supervisory and enforcement arrangements will be set up, regulators said, working with the Singapore Exchange and Bursa Malaysia to launch the link. In fact, he said, Malaysia was now involved in various projects with Singapore, including the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System and the development of Marina One, a joint venture between Khazanah Nasional and Temasek Holdings, valued at S$11 billion (RM32.57 billion).