• From Dinakaran FIR to ouster, key developments so far

    From Dinakaran FIR to ouster, key developments so far

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    A day after the Tamil Nadu Cabinet led by Chief Minister EK Palaniswami revolted against him, the ruling AIADMK's Sasikala faction leader TTV Dinakaran has convened a meeting of party MLAs and party's district unit secretaries today. Many also feel they owe their political career to Jayalalithaa and Sasikala and do not see any reason to worship a new rising sun in the party for their political future.
  • Turkey minister rejects European Union call for probe into vote

    Turkey minister rejects European Union call for probe into vote

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    Speaking in the party's parliamentary group meeting in Ankara on Tuesday, Kemal Kilicdaroglu slammed the order of the election board, also known as YSK, to consider unsealed ballots as valid during the referendum. Electoral board head Sadi Guven said the objections would be evaluated Wednesday. But the "Yes" vote has even wider implications for Turkey , which joined North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in 1952 and in the last half century has been engaged in a stalled bid to join the European ...
  • Pence warns North Korea the U.S. "sword stands ready"

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    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on April 18, adding that the United States was "working closely" with China to engage Pyongyang. During his appearance in South Korea, Pence also said previous administrations have practiced "strategic patience" in the region and vowed that the "era of strategic patience is over".
  • Murder suspect undone by trip to McDonald's

    Murder suspect undone by trip to McDonald's

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    Cleveland police were due to give more details at a news conference on Tuesday afternoon. Facebook murder suspect Steve Stephens' run from justice ended because of a chicken nuggets and fries takeaway, it has emerged. It ended a few miles away when police bumped Stephens' auto to get it to stop. Police were starting to get out of their cruisers when "I heard a shot.
  • Taiwan says Chinese asylum seeker returns to mainland

    Taiwan says Chinese asylum seeker returns to mainland

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    A Chinese activist who had reportedly meant to seek asylum in Taiwan has flown back to China voluntarily, a Taiwan official said on Wednesday, averting a potential diplomatic confrontation. "He has agreed (to leave Taiwan)". Self-ruling Taiwan, which China sees as a renegade province awaiting reunification, does not grant political asylum to Chinese citizens but instead offers "permanent residence for political consideration" in special cases.
  • Arkansas Fights to Move Forward With Executions

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    McGehee was convicted of the 1996 killing of John Melbourne, Jr. Inmates Bruce Ward and Don Davis, the first two men scheduled to die, had requested a delay last week, citing the need to wait for the conclusion of a US Supreme Court case.
  • Car-ramming attack wounds Israeli in West Bank

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    A spokesperson for Jerusalem's Shaare Zedek Medical Center said the Palestinian assailant was brought to the hospital in critical condition after receiving treatment on the scene by military medics. Israel has never allowed Palestinian or Arab banks to operate in East Jerusalem since its occupation. More than 300 Palestinians have lost their lives at the hands of Israeli forces in the tensions since the beginning of October 2015.
  • Ready or Not, Gorsuch Takes Top Court Seat a Week After Oath

    Ready or Not, Gorsuch Takes Top Court Seat a Week After Oath

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    Justice Clarence Thomas, for example, has long declined to ask any questions during oral arguments, preferring to let the attorneys lay out their case. The court must decide if a case over discrimination heads to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit or the federal district court. Neal Katyal, who served as acting solicitor general in Democratic former President Barack Obama's Justice Department, heartily endorsed Gorsuch's nomination, even testifying at his Senate Judiciary ...