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Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns from Rajya Sabha, to join AAP?


New Delhi: In a big blow to the BJP, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, Monday, resigned from the Rajya Sabha amid indications that he may quit the BJP and join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Reports said Sidhu may be anointed as chief ministerial as AAP’s CM candidate for the upcoming …

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Pokemon Go officially launches in Canada, crashes app’s servers


Prospective Pokemon trainers can officially download the mobile gaming sensation Pokemon Go in Canada as of Sunday afternoon. The augmented-reality game launched in the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Japan earlier this month. But before Sunday, Canadians had to find workarounds to play the game north of the 49th …

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Turkish F-16s patrol skies days after failed coup


ANKARA, Turkey (AP) – Warplanes patrolled Turkey’s skies days after a failed coup, officials said Monday, in a sign that authorities feared that the threat against the government was not yet over. A senior official said F-16 jets guarded the Turkish airspace overnight, after a faction within the military launched …

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Families caught in painful limbo awaiting IDs of Nice dead

France Truck Attack

NICE, France (AP) – The painstaking process of identifying the victims of the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice dragged into its third day Sunday, adding to the anguish of family members caught between uncertainty and grief. Eighty-four people were killed in the Thursday night attack on the Promenades des …

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