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PM Narendra Modi to spend Diwali with troops on china border

Lauding the troops for their efforts and sacrifice in guarding the nation, Prime Minister Modi highlighted the extreme weather conditions under which the troops operate and said he gets new energy while spending time among the soldiers. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister is also scheduled to visit the Kedarnath Shrine in Uttarakhand on October 20 where he is expected to inaugurate the temple protection wall which will block 2013-like floods from hitting the shrine, sources added.


USA bill to regulate internet ads gains bipartisan support with McCain

USA bill to regulate internet ads gains bipartisan support with McCain

The measure, first floated by Senate Democrats Mark Warner (Virginia) and Amy Klobuchar (Minnesota), has picked up Republican Sen. It looks not only Russian Federation was buying commercials online to help influence the election a year ago, Facebook and Google also worked closely with conservative non-profit Secure America Now and advertising firm Harris Media on ad campaigns aiming swing state voters with anti-Muslim and anti-refugee messages, and linking Democratic candidates to ...


First Lady Melania Trump donates inaugural ball gown to Smithsonian

First Lady Melania Trump donates inaugural ball gown to Smithsonian

The internet is flooded with reactions following social media posts asserting that the US First Lady Melania Trump has a body double. The debate began on Friday with a Facebook post from actress Andrea Wagner Barton. But conspiracy theorists have claimed that this was an attempt to cover up a body double. Pizzagate is a debunked conspiracy theory from the 2016 presidential campaign that claimed Hillary Clinton was behind a child sex ring.



Jobless claims fall to almost 44-year low

The new figures pointed to strong October job creation as the data were collected during the survey week for the Labor Department's monthly employment report. "Even though the hurricane did have a negative effect on Georgia's job and unemployment claims numbers, we still had a record month for employment and persons entering the workforce", Butler said.


Kenyan president snubs crisis meeting

Kenyan president snubs crisis meeting

Chebukati called for a dialogue between Kenyatta, Odinga and the electoral commission to avoid a crisis where as much as half the country's voters may boycott the election which would deny legitimacy to the person elected as president. Addressing the media after Dr Akombe's resignation, Chebukati said he can not guarantee the credibility of the October 26 repeat presidential election under the current conditions and with a divided commission.