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This is India's first rating upgrade since 2004, when it was upgraded to Baa3 from Ba1. Moody's has upgraded India's ratings after a gap of 13 years in a report released on November 16. The finance minister said that the government's emphasis was on "implementation and reaping benefits of the growth process". Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said, "The path the government has chosen for long-term reforms and fiscal consolidation is recognised by investors".
  • California primary school shooter leaves multiple dead

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    According to the report, multiple shots were fired at Rancho Tehama School which is in Corning. VIDEO: Officials give update on deadly NorCal shootingsThe gunman was killed after two officers engaged him, law enforcement officials said. "I have the right to bear arms, and I will protect my son if I have to", she said. "We offer our condolences to the families who lost loved ones and unite with all Californians in grief", the statement reads.
  • Turnbull returns for gay marriage result

    Turnbull returns for gay marriage result

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    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has arrived back in Australia ahead of the release of the same-sex marriage postal survey results. The bill will be introduced in to the Senate on Wednesday for debate on Thursday and the Labor leader, Bill Shorten , has offered the opposition's support to help "stare down the conservatives seeking to delay marriage equality".
  • Is North Korea Preparing For War? Winter Military Drill Preparation Underway

    Is North Korea Preparing For War? Winter Military Drill Preparation Underway

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    The president appeared to be responding to a statement from North Korea's foreign ministry Saturday, which warned that, "Reckless remarks by an old lunatic like Trump will never scare us or stop our advance". Mr Trump spoke on North Korea in Vietnam on Sunday, saying "it would be very, very nice" if he and Kim became friends. "But our military is keeping a full readiness posture against the possibility of North Korea's provocations", a military official said in a briefing.
  • Two people reportedly stabbed at Mall of America

    Two people reportedly stabbed at Mall of America

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    Abdiraham has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree assault. One victim reportedly suffered knife wounds to his back while the other suffered multiple stab wounds, but authorities say their injuries were not life-threatening. Both victims were transported to Hennepin County Medical Center . While the Macy's store closed early, the rest of the mall, with its more than 520 stores, remained open.
  • Uber Loses Appeal Against Ruling On Drivers' Employment Rights

    Uber Loses Appeal Against Ruling On Drivers' Employment Rights

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    Farrar, himself a union representative for Uber drivers, argued that, after commission and operating costs, drivers were earning only £5.68 ($7.46) per hour, 15 percent below the United Kingdom minimum wage. "It is the latest in a series of employment tribunal cases examining the status of workers, as seen with Deliveroo, CitySprint and Pimlico Plumbers".
  • West Indies to tour Pakistan in March next year

    West Indies to tour Pakistan in March next year

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    Pakistan had hoped three-match series would further help them revive worldwide cricket in their country, where foreign teams have been refusing to tour over security fears for eight years. The first series will be in Pakistan, and then we will go to America to play the [reciprocal] series. The match would have been the team's first return to the Asian country since the 2009 attack on the Sri Lanka tour bus caused it to be blacklisted as a venue.
  • Iran rejects Macron call for talks on Iranian missiles

    Iran rejects Macron call for talks on Iranian missiles

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    The president proposed revising the Iran nuclear deal of 2015, saying it " must be preserved ", but " complemented with two pillars ", which would include " a negotiation on the ballistic activity of Iran, with sanctions if necessary , " and a discussion on " restraining Iranian hegemony in the region ".
  • Yemen Says Saudi-Led Coalition to Allow Commercial Flights

    Yemen Says Saudi-Led Coalition to Allow Commercial Flights

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    The United Nations and more than 20 aid groups said on November 9 that the Saudi-led coalition's tightening of a blockade on war-torn Yemen could bring millions of people closer to "starvation and death". The coalition reopened the al Wadea border crossing linking Saudi Arabia with territory in eastern Yemen on Thursday. Yemen's Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for firing the ballistic missile.
  • 3 killed, 20 missing in Andhra boat accident

    3 killed, 20 missing in Andhra boat accident

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    At least 16 people, including women and children, died Sunday after a boat packed with 38 passengers capsized in a river in southern India, police said. The deputy chief minister rushed to the accident spot to oversee the rescue operations and has directed police to rush additional force to help locate the missing persons.
  • Turkey proposed $15 million to Flynn, son to abduct Fethullah Gulen

    Turkey proposed $15 million to Flynn, son to abduct Fethullah Gulen

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    The alleged plan emerged during Mueller's wider investigation of possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and any collusion by the Trump campaign. It was a follow-up conversation to a discussion that happened in September between Mr Flynn, Erdogan's son-in-law and Turkey's foreign minister, a meeting attended by former CIA Director James Woolsey.
  • US, South Korea Begin Joint Naval Exercises In The Western Pacific

    US, South Korea Begin Joint Naval Exercises In The Western Pacific

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    In this image released by the U.S. Navy, the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, flanked by South Korean destroyers, from left, Yang Manchun and Sejong the Great, and the U.S. The deployment of the three nuclear-powered aircraft carriers in the region comes amid a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump to Asia. The US 7th Fleet did not mention where in the western Pacific the three aircraft carriers would be conducting their exercises.
  • Sensex sinks 360 points as Saudi purge stokes inflation fears

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    The index finally settled at 33,370.76 points, down by 360.43 points, or 1.07 per cent over its last close. The BSE market breadth was slightly bearish - 1,286 declines and 1,210 advances. On the other hand, the S&P BSE IT index rose by 41.50 points and Teck (technology, media and entertainment) index by 5.56 points. Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) net purchased shares worth Rs 461.47 crore Tuesday, as per provisional data.
  • 'GST on 50 items of mass consumption slashed to 18%'

    'GST on 50 items of mass consumption slashed to 18%'

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    All the new GST rates will come into effect from November 15 next. The two-day GST Council meeting was held in Guwahati to review the progress of the new tax regime three months after it was rolled out. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the recommendations made by the GST Council will further benefit the people and add strength to the tax regime.
  • GALLERY: Sanchez Elementary School honors veterans during annual ceremony

    GALLERY: Sanchez Elementary School honors veterans during annual ceremony

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    Staley High School has held the event every year since their opening in 2008. Brown Funeral Home and United Bank were this year's sponsors for the Veterans Day reception and assembly, according to Melonas. "I just can't imagine what they're doing for us overseas right now, fighting for our freedom and giving us their best". With the lifting of a hand, students immediately became quiet and an honor guard of four uniformed Benton High School JROTC students presented the colors and the ...
  • Sexual accusations against Moore tough to prove

    Sexual accusations against Moore tough to prove

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    Moore's candidacy was heavily promoted by former Trump strategist Steve Bannon , who has vowed to support grassroots challengers next year to take on Republican incumbents. In response to the allegations, Becky Ashley said: "I don't believe them at all". If, however, the state party tells election officials that it wants to withdraw its nominee, or if Moore himself chose to do so, election officials would not certify any votes cast for Moore.