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India’s Modi stares at biggest election loss since coming to power

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s ruling party could lose power in three key states, four TV networks said on Tuesday, citing votecount leads, potentially handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi his biggest defeat since he took office in 2014, and months ahead of a general election. FILE PHOTO: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends a presentation of a joint statement with ...

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France’s Macron to give speech in coming week amid further violent protests

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron is set to make a major announcement in the coming week after further violence from “yellow vest” protesters, the government said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron sits across from Prime Minister Edouard Philippe at the start of a meeting at the Elysee Palace day after clashes between police and yellow ...

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France protests: Government fears ‘major violence’ in coming days

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The scene Thursday in Nantes, as school students protested education reforms The French government says it fears “major violence” in Paris on Saturday as the national “yellow vests” protest movement shows little sign of easing. The government said it was scrapping fuel tax increases in the budget – the original spark for the protests. But ...

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Satanism Is Coming to Town: Illinois Displays Satanic ‘Snaketivity’ Scene in State Capitol

The Illinois Capitol rotunda has a brand new Christmas display this year. Alongside the Nativity scene and Hanukkah Menorah stands an arm holding an apple with a snake coiled around it.  The unusual sculpture called “Snaketivity” was donated by The Satanic Temple. The piece also has a sign that says “Knowledge is The Greatest Gift.” Lex Manticore, a leader and ...

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Christmas is coming: Tips to make it stress-free

Image copyright Getty Images For many, Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it doesn’t come without hard work – and often a fair amount of stress. Whether it’s caving in and buying that slightly too expensive computer game, or warmly welcoming family you’re not entirely comfortable with, Christmas can get a bit much. In the ...

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Sears prepares to file for bankruptcy in coming days: sources

(Reuters) – Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD.O) is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the coming days following years of declining sales, sources said on Wednesday, casting doubt over the survival of what was once the world’s largest retailer. The bankruptcy filing would end a standoff between Chief Executive Officer Eddie Lampert, the retailer’s biggest shareholder and lender, ...

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FOMC minutes: More hikes coming soon; trade a worry

(Reuters) – U.S. central bankers discussed raising interest rates soon to counter excessive economic strength but also examined how global trade disputes could batter businesses and households, minutes of the Federal Reserve’s last policy meeting showed on Wednesday. A cyclist passes the Federal Reserve building in Washington, DC, U.S., August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie KEY POINTS: * MANY PARTICIPANTS SAID ...

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‘It never entered my mind that I wasn’t coming back’

Image copyright SAP Image caption Last year Bill McDermott’s total pay package was worth €21.8m The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world. This week we speak to Bill McDermott, the chief executive of German business software group SAP. When Bill McDermott lost an eye in a freak accident three years ago, he ...

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