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Frozen US eastern shore eying much anticipated thaw

After two days of US weather so cold that at least one polar bear at a zoo had to be taken inside, some relief was forecast for Wednesday, with "a much anticipated warm up" expected over the eastern two-thirds of the United States. Duration: 00:53 Jan 8, 2014
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French army leader reflects on Mali intervention

As Saturday marks one year since France launched Operation Serval as part of its intervention in the Malian conflict, French Deputy General of the Serval operation Vincent Guionie reflects on the operation so far and discusses the outlook for the coming months. Jan 8, 2014
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Iraqis struggle with fuel and water shortage in Fallujah

More than 13,000 families have fled Fallujah, NGOs said Wednesday, warning of a "critical" humanitarian situation as masked gunmen locked in a days-long standoff with Iraqi troops hold the city. Those residents who remain are struggling with dwindling fuel and water resources. Jan 8, 2014
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Arvind Kejriwal announces anti-corruption helpline number Part - 1

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday launched an anti-corruption helpline number where people, who are harassed for bribes, will be advised on how to conduct sting operations. People can report on if they are being asked for bribes on the help-line number 011-27357169, which will be functional from 8 am to 10 pm during the day. When a person calls on the number, their entire conversation will be recorded. An anti-graft official will then call the concerned person and advise them on how to conduct a sting operation. Jan 8, 2014
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Arvind Kejriwal announces anti-corruption helpline number Part - 1

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday launched an anti-corruption helpline number where people, who are harassed for bribes, will be advised on how to conduct sting operations. People can report on if they are being asked for bribes on the help-line number 011-27357169, which will be functional from 8 am to 10 pm during the day. When a person calls on the number, their entire conversation will be recorded. An anti-graft official will then call the concerned person and advise them on how to conduct a sting operation. Jan 8, 2014
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Clashes between two militant outfits in Assam's Karbi Anglong displace over a thousand villagers

Assam, Jan 8 (ANI): Some 1,500 people, including women and children, from a dozen villages in Karbi Anglong, have taken shelter in relief camps set up in Shantipur, Silonijan and Chowkihola villages. They were forced to flee their homes after clashes erupted between two militant outfits- the Karbi People's Liberation Tigers (KPLT) and the Rengma Naga Hills Protection Force at Khowani village in Karbi Anglong. Jan 8, 2014
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Will never file defamation case against my student, would rather go to jail: AK Ganguly

Kolkata, Jan 8 (ANI): Former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly who stepped down as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission on January 6 following allegations of sexual harassment has broken his silence on the issue. Ganguly on Wednesday held a press conference during which he claimed that he had resigned because it was difficult for his family to tolerate the campaign against him. However, wishing success for the young woman lawyer at the centre of the controversy, Ganguly said that he would never file a defamation case against his student and would rather go to jail. Jan 8, 2014
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Sumo grand champs flex muscles in Tokyo

Sumo's two grand champions, all but naked in a chilly winter drizzle, perform a pre-match ritual at a grand shrine in Tokyo as a traditional New Year offering to Shinto gods. Duration: 00:49 Jan 8, 2014
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Gaza militant killed near Israel border

An Islamic Jihad militant was killed near Gaza City on Wednesday in what medics and family said was an Israeli drone strike, although the army denied any involvement. Duration: 00:33 Jan 8, 2014
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Uproar continues over study tour of UP MLAs

New Delhi/Bhopal, Jan 08 (ANI): Reports of a study tour abroad by the SP legislators despite hapless victims of the recent Muzaffarnagar communal riots reeling under the biting cold, fuelled uproar among opposition leaders. Over 20 MLAs will leave on Wednesday on a tour which covers five countries in 20 days. The MLAs will travel to Turkey, Greece, UK, UAE and Netherlands. Jan 8, 2014