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Maharashtra civic polls: BJP scripts huge victory, setback for Congress and NCP

Of the 126 seats that went to polls, the Vapi and Kanakpur-Kansad municipalities in South Gujarat and mid-term polls in Gondal taluka panchayat in Saurashtra were crucial, and the BJP won all three. It was also held by BJP earlier. The BJP won one Lok Sabha seat each in Assam and Madhya Pradesh besides bagging a number of Assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Arunachal Pradesh.

Irish boxer Katie Taylor wins on her professional debut

YouTube/Prime boxing TVirish boxer Katie Taylor wins her first professional fight. Taylor, who failed in her bid to become double Olympic champion when she lost her opening bout in Rio earlier this year, looked determined from the moment she walked into the arena to face her 27-year-old opponent.

Flynn: outspoken general, intelligence pro, Trump supporter

On the campaign trail, Flynn has made a series of inflammatory comments, especially about Islam . Flynn said in a statement Kelley provided to Yahoo News that "if I return to government service, my relationship with my company will be severed".

Arsenal boss challenges Xhaka to be more like Cazorla

The possibility of having some open space for players to run into, and Xhaka's ability to pick passes from deep, would suit the Gunners, particularly if the wide players can recapture some of the form they showed earlier this season. "You've got to feel for him, but he wasn't aware of what was behind him", Ramsey said after the game. "That's an important stage because it gets the ball out from the defenders".

Missing boy with autism, nephew of ex-NBA player, found dead

As of Friday morning, police and volunteers were still searching for Marcus, who was last seen 6700 block of Fite in Pearland. "We've been amazed by how many off-duty officers came out, they just want to help out", Pearland Police Lt. Marcus McGhee disappeared from the residence at about 4 p.m., according to the Dallas Morning News . Marcus is autistic and we are concerned that loud noises or large animals may frighten the child.

Key dates in Fidel Castro's government in Cuba

The revolutionary icon, one of the world's best-known and most controversial leaders, survived countless United States assassination attempts and premature obituaries, but in the end proved mortal after suffering a long battle with illness.

China strives to balance trade with Latin America

Chinese media have reported on Latin America's economic transformation and its pragmatic cooperation with China in support of its reinvigoration and collective rise. Although there is no clear definition of the " comprehensive strategic partnership ", it is usually regarded the highest level in China's diplomatic intimacy with other countries.

China rebuffs Trump threat to take steps to win trade edge

Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT), the last high-level economic dialogue between the two countries under the Obama administration. Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) is held in Washington D.C., capital of the United States , on November 23, 2016.

Two killed, dozens wounded in blast outside governor's office in

It is a major city in southern Turkey situated on the Seyhan river. Windows were blown out and parts of the facade of the building, roughly six floors high, were torn off. "Damned terror continues to target our people". Provincial governor Mahmut Demirtas was quoted by Anadolu agency as saying that two people were killed and 16 wounded.

#OndoDecides: Election will hold as scheduled - INEC

The CAN state chairman, Rev. John Ayo Oladapo told journalists in Akure that there is no reason that should warrant the election postponement. Yakubu said the commission would adhere to any superior court order on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s dispute on the right governorship candidate.

Democrat Pelosi faces challenge as House minority leader

Ryan began receiving calls late last week from fellow House Democrats urging him to challenge Pelosi. Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan of OH announced Thursday that he will challenge current House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for the position, ending days of speculation.

Knicks hit a brick Wall in loss to Wizards

Heat's dominant big man Hassan Whiteside is averaging 17.6 points and 16 rebounds per game and with Wizard's center Ian Mahinmi still working his way back from knee surgery, Whiteside may cause serious issues for the Wizards. Marcin Gortat had 16 points and for Washington. James Harden recorded his third triple-double of the season by contributing 26 points, 14 assists and 12 rebounds in Houston's 126-109 drubbing of Portland.

Malaysian reform group raided ahead of rally, 2 held

But the group said the protest would go on. It was initially made up of representatives from Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram), Women's Development Collective (WDC) and Writers Alliance for Media Independence (WAMI), and led by former Bar Council president Datuk S.

Israel President hopes India visit opens way for full FTA

According to the protocol, the monument was closed for general public during the visit. Harshavardhan Neotia, President, FICCI and Chairman, Ambuja Neotia Group, pointed out that the potential in trade is enormous and while there has been much talk of an FTA, FICCI is in favour of an India-Israel Bilateral Innovation Treaty that promotes businesses linked to innovation.

Turnbull banks on U.S. refugee help

While Turnbull spoke to Trump by phone soon after the shock election win last week, he said he did not bring up the refugee issue. "What we are seeking is resettlement options for them that do not involve coming to Australia ", Turnbull told Channel Seven's Sunrise.

Nigel Farage Will Not be Donald Trump Intermediary: Downing Street

The Telegraph claimed last night that ministers would be forced to use the contacts of the interim Ukip leader as they have no links to the President-to-be or his team. "It it comes down to it, I could be there as a responsible adult to make sure everything's OK". Ministers played down the delay, insisting the "special relationship" between the USA and the United Kingdom remained intact.

Congressional GOP pledges swift action on Trump's agenda

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. "This was an unconventional year", he added. The Republican House leadership elections are expected to move ahead next week as planned, but Ryan still has work to do.

India, Japan sign civil nuclear deal

Similar to the Indo-US deal of 2008, the deal (which will eventually have to be ratified by Japan's parliament) will allow Japan to supply nuclear reactors, fuel and technology to India . And the pact with Japan helps India advance the technology cooperation with Japan . This is the first pact Japan has entered with a country that is not a signatory to the Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

Clinton, Trump wage tight race in OH as votes get counted

It was crucial swing for the Republican challenger: No Republican has won the presidency without the Buckeye state since Abraham Lincoln. Even in Democratic strongholds like Lakewood, Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights, voters demonstrated a sighing reluctance to support Clinton.

Clinton calls Trump to congratulate him on victory

That state, along with New Hampshire, was now essential to Clinton's hopes and both remained too close to call. Before Clinton took the stage at a New York City hotel, top aides filed in, eyes red and shoulders slumped, as they tried to process the celebrity businessman's shocking win after a campaign that appeared poised until Election Day to make Clinton the first woman elected US president.

Trump says it's 'sad' George W. Bush didn't vote for him

Would he be supporting his party's nominee? Bush didn't beat around the bush when it came to his voting record Tuesday. He said the couple "voted two weeks ago" and "did not vote for Hillary Clinton ". Not even former presidents can stomach politics sometimes. It appears Republican candidate Donald Trump failed to win a single vote from a living United States president.

Icelandic discount airline Wow air adds Pittsburgh flights

The flights will set off from Dublin and will head to Pittsburgh via Reykjavik starting next June. SkĂșli Mogensen, founder and CEO of WOW air. Wow Air, the Iceland-based airline known for cheap fares to European destinations, is coming to Pittsburgh .

Mark McGhee: No Scotland reminder needed of age-old rivalry with England

We say "Wait a minute, all hope is not lost" and when we're backed into a corner we can produce the best results. "They want to bounce back from the disappointment of those two results". "Bottom line is it's another group game and there's points at stake but we know Scotland versus England doesn't come along often so it's a big occasion", said Marshall.

Hillary Clinton's daughter used charity money for wedding, WikiLeaks email shows

The latest Wikileaks releases have revealed the apparent use of Clinton Foundation money, ostensibly intended for charitable causes, to sustain the posh lifestyle of Bill and Hillary Clinton's only child, Chelsea Clinton . After Podesta replied to Band saying his message was an "understatement", Band replies again with, " I learned from the best ". No expenses were spared by The Clinton Foundation , that is.

Syrian Kurds push ahead in their offensive toward Raqqa

This frame grab from video provided by Qasioun, a Syrian opposition media outlet, shows US -backed fighters taking a rest during fighting with the Islamic State group near Ein Issa, north of Raqqa , Syria, on Monday, Nov. Department of Defense's official website quoted him as saying that "the coalition and Turkey will work together on the long-term plan for seizing, holding and governing Raqqa ".

8 dead, over 100 wounded after vehicle bombing in Turkey

The arrests were expected since, a few days ago, the court banned Yuksekdag from leaving the country. Two others were released without charge. The arrests also might have triggered violence. While the European Union considers PKK a terrorist group, it believes that actions taken against organization "must never undermine the basic principles of democracy".

Ohio Gov. John Kasich Votes Like It's 2008

Ohio Governor John Kasich yesterdayt voted early, telling reporters he chose Arizona Republican Senator and 2008 GOP presidential nominee John McCain as a write-in for president. "I'm sorry, but you're going to have to earn your way on to one of those teams'". You signed a pledge. "We need to support our entire Republican ticket".

United States election: Clinton camp blasts Federal Bureau of Investigation

Earlier in the day, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest had described FBI Director Comey as a man of integrity. He also called on Mr Comey to "immediately explain this incongruence and apply the same standard to Donald Trump's associates as he has applied to Hillary Clinton's ".

National Geographic's Iconic 'Afghan Girl' May Face 14 Years in Pakistan Prison

Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Pakistan's interior minister, said on Sunday that the country would review her case on the grounds that " she is a woman " and the government " should see it from a humanitarian angle ". The lawyer said what could be a bigger punishment when a woman, who had spent 34 years here, considered Pakistan her homeland and married here, but was arrested when she was already been passing through hard times.

Mourinho lands another misconduct charge from FA

Mata will be hoping to feature for Manchester United when the Red Devils return to Europa League action on Thursday night with a trip to Fenerbahce . The likes of Jesse Lingard , Juan Mata and Marcus Rashford have all been preferred on the flanks, and fans are wondering if their new man will ever get a chance to shine following United's poor run of results.