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Rs 13000-crore PNB scam accused Nirav Modi arrested in London

Rs 13000-crore PNB scam accused Nirav Modi arrested in London

The 48-year-old's defence team, led by barrister George Hepburne Scott, told the court about the existence of the multiple travel documents during his plea for bail , which was rejected by District Judge Marie Mallon. The case pertains to allegedly cheating the state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) through fraudulent issuance of Letters of Undertakings (LoUs) and Foreign Letters of Credit (FLCs). Read More

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Trump on Mueller report: 'Let it come out, let people see it'

Trump on Mueller report: 'Let it come out, let people see it'

Since Mueller was appointed in May 2017, Trump and the White House have pushed hard to discredit the investigation, and Trump has reportedly demanded several times that it be shut down. "I think it's ridiculous, but I want to see the report", he added. He is not "just" writing a report. Trump, for his part, said he had no idea when the report would be released, but maintained his innocence, saying there was "no collusion" and "no obstruction". Read More

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US House wants Mueller report made public

US House wants Mueller report made public

Multiple Democrat leaders, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi, have vowed to sue the the Trump administration should the DOJ refuse to turn over the full report to Congress . Mueller has not said when he will complete the report and it remains to be determined what will be published and how much of it will be released to the public. Read More

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Five dead, 36 injured in foot bridge collapse in Mumbai

Five dead, 36 injured in foot bridge collapse in Mumbai

Thousands of Central and Harbour line commuters use the bridge daily to enter CSMT. The traffic has been closed on both bounds between CST junction and JJ Flyover till further orders. An audit of the bridge's safety was carried out previous year, said Maharashtra state Education Minister Vinod Tawde. Arvind Sawant, the local Shiv Sena MP, said, "This bridge was under minor-repairing after the audit of all bridges in the city". Read More

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Israel, US Join Worldwide Grounding of Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Israel, US Join Worldwide Grounding of Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Garneau emphasized that it is too soon to make definitive comparisons, but said Canada will ground the planes as a precaution to ensure passengers can fly with confidence . An investigation by The Dallas Morning News found that one captain called the flight manual "inadequate and nearly criminally insufficient" months before Sunday's Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people . Read More

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Facebook faces criminal investigation over controversial data sharing deals

Facebook faces criminal investigation over controversial data sharing deals

In addition to looking at the data deals, the probes focus on disclosures that the company shared the user data of 87 million people with Cambridge Analytica , a British consulting firm that worked with U.S. Federal prosecutors are investigating data-sharing deals struck between Facebook and makers of mobile computing devices. Facebook is already facing the prospect of multi-billion dollar fines to settle privacy investigations. Read More

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NI Weather: Yellow warning as Storm Gareth hits

NI Weather: Yellow warning as Storm Gareth hits

Multiple yellow "be aware" weather warnings covering Northern Ireland , England , Wales and parts of western Scotland will remain in force throughout today and into Wednesday. A tree is brought down on top of a vehicle by Storm Erik in the North of Ireland last month. The winds would gradually ease during the afternoon. Read More

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Turkey's S-400 determination in 10 questions

Turkey's S-400 determination in 10 questions

Earlier, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that no state has the right to try to prevent Turkey from purchasing the S-400, particularly if they didn't want to sell their own systems to Ankara themselves. The State Department has already authorized a $3.5 billions sale of the Patriot missile system to Turkey, but officials say Ankara will not receive it unless they ditch their deal with Russian Federation. Read More

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Fugitive Indian Diamond Tycoon Spotted in London, Faces Extradition

Fugitive Indian Diamond Tycoon Spotted in London, Faces Extradition

Modi fled the country after allegedly siphoning off about Rs 13,000 crore from Punjab National Bank using Letters of Undertaking in collusion with his uncle Mehul Choski. India authorities in the past said that Modi was seen in the United Kingdom after fleeing the country a year ago, yet London failed to act on the world-wide police alert requesting a provisional arrest of the fugitive, pending extradition proceedings. Read More

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Venezuelan authorities release Local 10 reporter Cody Weddle

Venezuelan authorities release Local 10 reporter Cody Weddle

Weddle, 28, originally from Meadowview, Va., has been a freelance journalist based in Venezuela for the past four years. White House national security adviser John Bolton announced that the USA was "putting foreign financial institutions on notice that they will face sanctions for being involved in facilitating illegitimate transactions that benefit Nicolas Maduro and his corrupt network". Read More

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Second Member Quits Justin Trudeau's Cabinet Over Allegations Against Canadian PM

Second Member Quits Justin Trudeau's Cabinet Over Allegations Against Canadian PM

Wilson-Raybould said she had confronted Trudeau in September over what she said were persistent efforts by officials to help SNC-Lavalin evade trial on charges of bribing Libyan officials. "Trudeau the father had all these attributes", Bothwell said. Conservative leader of the Official Opposition Andrew Scheer has demanded that Justin Trudeau resign as prime minister. Read More

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South Carolina's $1.5B lottery victor finally steps forward

South Carolina's $1.5B lottery victor finally steps forward

The South Carolina lottery said Monday that the victor had claimed October's jackpot but elected to remain anonymous. Also not surprising, the victor is taking the one-time cash payout of $877,784,124. For months, SC residents had speculated on why the victor hadn't stepped forward. "The State of SC will benefit from $61 million that will be collected in income taxes from the victor", said Brown. Read More

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Rand Paul to Vote with Dems and RINOs Against Trump's Emergency Declaration

Rand Paul to Vote with Dems and RINOs Against Trump's Emergency Declaration

Paul noted that he believes allowing President Trump to move forward with this declaration would set a risky precedent when it comes to the checks and balances ensured by the Constitution, and Congress has the power of the purse. Trump has argued numerous times the situation at the border constitutes a crisis and that a wall is critical to deterring illegal drugs and criminal gangs from coming into this country. Read More

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