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The congressman's withdrawal comes after a joint CBS "60 Minutes" and Washington Post report revealed that Marino took almost $100,000 from the pharmaceutical lobby while sponsoring a bill that made it easier for drug companies to distribute opioids across American communities and thwart the Drug Enforcement Agency.
  • Opioid indictment of Chinese nationals tied to North Dakota

    Opioid indictment of Chinese nationals tied to North Dakota

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    The case was brought there as a routine traffic stop in the Magnolia State resulted in a "domestic drug ring that sold various synthetic cannabinoids, sometimes dubbed "spice" or "bath salts". Yan operated at least two chemical plants in China that were capable of illegally producing "ton quantities" of the drugs, and evaded detection by systematically altering their chemical makeup, the Justice Department said.
  • Wales change selection policy in bid to keep stars

    Wales change selection policy in bid to keep stars

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    Cape Town - Ospreys scrumhalf Rhys Webb says he is "very disappointed" that he will not be eligible to play for Wales when he joins Toulon next season. Wales head coach Warren Gatland said: "For me as a national coach, if I was being perfectly selfish, would I have a policy?" "This new policy is pretty much black and white".
  • Trump doubles down on false claim about Obama and Gold Star families

    Trump doubles down on false claim about Obama and Gold Star families

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    Mr Trump made the claim as he was asked by a reporter at the White House on Monday why he had not yet contacted the families of four USA soldiers who were killed in Niger on 4 October. A spokesman for Obama declined to comment. "He asked if the family would like to be contacted and if we'd be available to speak with the president", Will Wright said from Lyons, Georgia, where funeral services for his brother were held Sunday.
  • Pakistan cricketers party ahead of Sri Lankan encounter

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    Earlier, a letter was signed by 40 Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) contracted players, including most in the current squad , to president Thilanga Sumathipala, expressing the unwillingness to travel to Pakistan . Hashan Thilakaratne (batting coach), Rumesh Ratnayake (bowling coach), Asanka Gurusinha (manager) and Nic Pothas (head coach) are all willing to tour Lahore after head coach Mickey Arthur spoke to them, a source in the PCB confirmed to The Express Tribune.
  • Asaduddin Owaisi hits out at BJP for Taj Mahal remark

    Asaduddin Owaisi hits out at BJP for Taj Mahal remark

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    The BJP leader was addressing a gathering in Meerut , as per the TV reports. BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao said the party does not have any view on specific monuments and its members can hold whatever opinion they have. Som, earlier in the day, had courted controversy, stating that the iconic Taj Mahal was built by traitors and hence, can not be included in the Indian history.
  • Asia Cup Hockey: India thrashes Pakistan 3-1, tops Pool A

    Asia Cup Hockey: India thrashes Pakistan 3-1, tops Pool A

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    India had defeated Japan 5-1 in their opening match and then mauled minnows Bangladesh 7-0 in their second encounter of the tournament. They earned a penalty corner in the 14th minute but the Indian defence was up to the task. He rued the chances his forwards missed against Japan but is hopeful they won't make the same mistakes against India. "I don't think our penalty corner conversation is bad".
  • Gas prices continue to plummet, but for how much longer?

    Gas prices continue to plummet, but for how much longer?

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    The highest price for an average gallon of gas was in Miami, where the fuel was selling for $2.62 per gallon, and West Palm Beach was just behind that at $2.61. Billings- $2.53/g, down 0.5 cents per gallon from last week's $2.53/g. "For the fifth straight week, the national average gasoline price has moved lower".
  • Nigerians Fume Over Jacob Zuma Statue

    Nigerians Fume Over Jacob Zuma Statue

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    The Imo state governor unveiled the statue of Zuma on Sunday, October 15, as part of events to commemorate the South African president's two-day visit to the state. Mr. Zuma has faced criticism for remaining silent on the matter. We don't have them anywhere in Nigeria and now we have the statue of President Jacob Zuma .
  • Supreme Court Will Hear High Stakes Email Privacy Case

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    There have been several similar challenges, most brought by Google. The Supreme Court will review whether USA law enforcement can use search warrants on emails outside the United States, in a case with massive implications for US-based megacorporations that serve countries across the world.
  • Legendary Indonesian Goalkeeper Huda Passes Away Following Tragic Mid-Game Collision

    Legendary Indonesian Goalkeeper Huda Passes Away Following Tragic Mid-Game Collision

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    He said "initial analysis" suggested that "impact on the chest and lower jaw" led to the "possibility of chest trauma, head trauma and neck trauma". "Then he fell unconscious". Persela coach Aji Santoso confirmed after the match that Huda had died. The match was completed, with Persela winning 2-0. Huda is a legendary figure in Lamongan, having spent his entire playing career with Persela.
  • Iraqi troops advance on Kurds-controlled oil fields in Kirkuk

    Iraqi troops advance on Kurds-controlled oil fields in Kirkuk

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    U.S. DEFENCE SECRETARY JAMES MATTIS, on reducing the tension between Iraq and the Kurds. At the scene, a photographer with Agence France-Presse news agency reported seeing columns of Iraqi troops heading north from the town of Taza Khurmatu, which is located south of the city of Kirkuk .
  • In Austria are early parliamentary elections

    In Austria are early parliamentary elections

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    The polling stations across Austria opened Sunday for the general election. A result in line with the party's best, the near-27 percent of the vote it received in 1999 under former leader, the late Jorg Haider, would be a "pleasant surprise", he said.
  • Unity deal offers hope for Palestinians

    Unity deal offers hope for Palestinians

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    Hamas representative Saleh al-Arouri speaks after signing a reconciliation deal with senior Fatah official Azzam al-Ahmad, during a short ceremony at the Egyptian intelligence complex in Cairo , Egypt , Thursday, Oct. Hamas and Fatah signed a milestone agreement in Cairo on Thursday aimed at ending a decade-long split between the two factions following talks overseen by Egypt.
  • Congress blazes victory trail in Nanded, BJP trails (2nd Lead)

    Congress blazes victory trail in Nanded, BJP trails (2nd Lead)

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    The results of four seats were kept pending on Thursday due to technical reasons and were declared on Friday, an official of the State Election Commission said. The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), which was earlier leading in one seat, was overtaken by the Congress candidate in this famed Sikh pilgrimage centre.