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Concordia captain facing prison as trial wraps up

Captain Francesco Schettino stands accused of manslaughter and abandoning ship. Reportedly ill with a high temperature, he came to court to hear his defense team's closing arguments. Schettino was Feb 9, 2015
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Qatar 'will not stop' sport drive after World Cup

Tiny Qatar "will not stop" bidding for major international sporting events after the 2022 World Cup and a potential Olympics, the head of the country's most powerful sports organisation told AFP in an interview. Duration: 00:50 Feb 9, 2015
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Obama: Russia violated previous Ukraine agreement

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama meeting with Germany's Angela Merkel at the White House, said it was clear Russia had violated the previous ceasefire agreement Feb 9, 2015
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Could drones replace waiters?

STORY: Your order's coming right up ... thanks to this drone. It's called "Infinium Serve" and could be the next generation of waiters serving you. At a recent demonstration in Singapore, patrons at Feb 9, 2015
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Obama, Merkel meet to discuss Ukraine crisis

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Barack Obama met on Monday at the White House with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the crisis in Ukraine and the best path to take to Feb 9, 2015
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JD (U) coalition leaders in Bihar meet Governor on govt crisis - Part-1

Patna, Feb 09 (ANI): JD (U) coalition party leaders in Bihar met the state Governor on Monday to discuss the crisis regarding state government. JD (U) Chief Sharad Yadav said that all leaders met Governor and told him the current political situation in Bihar. RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said that they have requested the Governor to immediately prepare for Nitish Kumar's oath as CM. Meanwhile, Nitish Kumar said that they have requested the Governor for a new CM and if he does not take quick action then the coalition leaders will approach President for forming the government. Feb 9, 2015
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JD (U) coalition leaders in Bihar meet Governor on govt crisis - Part-2

Patna, Feb 09 (ANI): JD (U) coalition party leaders in Bihar met the state Governor on Monday to discuss the crisis regarding state government. JD (U) Chief Sharad Yadav said that all leaders met Governor and told him the current political situation in Bihar. RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said that they have requested the Governor to immediately prepare for Nitish Kumar's oath as CM. Meanwhile, Nitish Kumar said that they have requested the Governor for a new CM and if he does not take quick action then the coalition leaders will approach President for forming the government. Feb 9, 2015
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Panic grips Bhopal city as number of swine flu deaths continues to rise

Bhopal, Feb 09 (ANI): Panic grips Bhopal city as 11 people have died due to the deadly swine flu. Twenty fresh cases of swine flu have come to notice, taking the total number of cases diagnosed in the city so far to 65. In the last two days, swine flu has claimed three deaths in Bhopal. Doctors at JP Hospital in Bhopal said on Monday that they had adequate facilities in place for swine flu. Patients have been thronging hospitals for check ups as soon as they notice any flu symptoms fearing it to be swine flu. Swine flu is transmitted to people primarily from ticks and livestock animals with an incubation period of up to nine days. Human-to-human transmission takes up to two weeks. With the number of swine flu cases rising in India, doctors have advised people to avoid crowded places. Feb 9, 2015
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Rohtak police arrests eight accused in Rohtak rape case, Haryana CM assures proper action against th

Rohtak/ Faridabad, Feb 09 (ANI): Haryana police on Monday arrested eight accused in Rohtak and promised action in case of any lapse by its personnel. In a grim reminder of the December 16 gang-rape in Delhi, a 28-year-old mentally-challenged woman from Nepal was brutally raped and murdered and her body dumped in a field at a village on the Rohtak-Hisar Highway. Haryana DGP YP Singhal said that total of eight accused of the nine are arrested and that the police will try its best that accused get stringent punishment. Meanwhile, state Chief Minister ML Khattar said that the police is doing its best and their job done till now is appreciable. He also said that the victim will be given justice. Feb 9, 2015
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Indian-origin musician Ricky Kej's father feels proud on son's winning Grammy Award

Bengaluru, Feb 09 (ANI): Indian-origin musician Ricky Kej won Best New Age Album trophy for collaborated album, 'Winds of Samsara', at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards on Monday. Kej, 33, who hails from Bengaluru shared the trophy with co-composer South African flautist Wouter Kellerman. Kej's father, Gyan H Kej said he was proud of the achievement. Gyan Kej added that the musician was self-taught. The album has been described as the one featuring 'peace and positivity' in life. Another Indian who won the Grammy was Neela Vaswani, who gave audio version of the book -'I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World'. Feb 9, 2015
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Japanese tourist allegedly raped by tour guide in Jaipur, investigation on

Jaipur/ New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): In yet another shocking case of crime against women, a 20-year Japanese tourist was raped by a man claiming to be a tour guide in Jaipur. The incident reportedly took place on Sunday night when the Japanese tourist was visiting the city. The accused later lodged a complaint at a police station in Dudu and a hunt to nab the accused is on. Meanwhile, Social Activist Ranjana Kumari condemned the incident and questioned on the registration of tourist guide. Feb 9, 2015
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Govt aimed at enhancing facilities for students from North-East: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office, Dr Jitendra Singh, said on Monday that the Central government is aimed at enhancing facilities for the students of north-east in terms of education. Singh said that the authorities have decided to build a hostel for the north-eastern students in JNU campus. He further added that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Ministry of DoNER is committed towards providing every possible help to the students of North-East who stay and study away from their homes. Feb 9, 2015