A group of Congress workers protested against their own party interim president Sonia Gandhi outside her residence over ticket distribution for forthcoming Delhi assembly elections. The protestors, from Patel Nagar and Karawal Nagar assembly constituencies, raised slogans ahead of the party’s announcement of election candidates. The group was upset over speculations that leaders Arvind Singh
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Fears of disruption to the Australian Open from bushfire smoke receded on Saturday but some players were clearly concerned about the conditions their colleagues were forced to play in earlier in the week. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open Previews – Melbourne, Australia – January 16, 2020 General view of flags infront
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition on Friday of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for former President Bill Clinton’s 1998 impeachment, and prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz. FILE PHOTO: Attorney Kenneth Starr speaks during arguments
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department will do everything necessary to determine whether former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was under threat in Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday. Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, talks with her attorney and supporters after concluding her testimony before a House Intelligence Committee hearing
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The best-laid plans of Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders were upended this week – and his campaign is struggling to get back on track. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidates (L-R) Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks with Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) as billionaire activist Tom Steyer listens after the seventh Democratic
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Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her home to attend a case management conference in advance of her extradition hearing at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) – Extraditing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States based on American sanctions against Iran
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will not automatically deport European Union citizens who have not applied for the right to remain in the country after Brexit, European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Guy Verhofstadt, the EU Parliament’s Brexit steering group coordinator, speaks during a debate on Brexit at the European Parliament
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and a crowd of some 10,000 protesters marched in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday before many of them head to Davos next week to challenge political and business leaders to combat the climate crisis. The 17-year-old, who launched the #FridaysforFuture movement that has sparked global
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to formally investigate 500,000 Tesla Inc vehicles over sudden unintended acceleration reports. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla Model S steering wheel is on display at the Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February 13, 2019.
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