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At least 40 dead as fresh storms hit northern India

A new wave of violent sandstorms and thunderstorms have hit northern India killing more than 40 people and leaving widespread disruption, authorities have said. At least 18 people were killed by hail and thunderstorms that brought down walls, trees and power pylons in Uttar Pradesh state, emergency officials said. The …

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Husband 'devastated' over wife's delayed diagnosis

The husband of a woman who died of cervical cancer in April 2012 has said he is devastated by news of his wife’s delayed diagnosis. Paul Reck said he was told on Thursday that his wife Catherine was given an incorrect result on her smear test in 2010. She died …

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Karnataka: India's ruling BJP leads in state poll – exit polls

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The election is especially significant for Prime Minister Narendra Modi India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of PM Narendra Modi is expected to win the most seats in the southern Karnataka state, exit polls suggest. But they say it will fall short of winning …

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Astros seek series win against Rangers

HOUSTON — Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch had repeatedly made clear that he was willing to wait for veteran designated hitter Evan Gattis to find his stroke, even in the midst of a prolonged slump that left Gattis lugging a .200 batting average into the second month of the season. …

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Paris attacker identified as Chechen-born French citizen

The man behind a fatal knife attack in Paris has been identified as Chechen-born French citizen Khamzat Azimov. Azimov was shot dead by French police after he killed a 29-year-old man and wounded four others near the Opera Garnier. He was identified by the Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov, who said …

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