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Al Sharpton eulogises Michael Brown during funeral

Michael Brown, the black teen whose shooting by a white officer ignited protests and a national debate on race, was eulogized at a cathartic funeral service Monday as a victim of abusive policing whose untimely death demands justice. Duration: 00:51 Aug 26, 2014
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Boxer Manoj Kumar moves HC over Arjuna Award, next hearing on Aug 28

New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): Indian Boxer and World Boxing Champion Manoj Kumar has filed a petition in the High Court regarding the selection of sportspersons for giving Arjuna Award. Kumar has alleged that he is a world champion and has achieved more points than the person selected for Arjuna Award. Lawyer Rahul Mehra said that the petition has challenged the basis on which sportspersons are recognized for awards and also the committee which selects them. The next hearing will be on August28. Aug 26, 2014
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Thai king endorses coup leader as prime minister

Thailand's coup leader is formally endorsed as prime minister by the nation's revered king, in a step towards forming a government to oversee sweeping reforms in the politically turbulent kingdom. Duration: 01:04 Aug 26, 2014
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Torrential rains trigger flood like situation in West Bengal

Siliguri, Aug 26 (ANI): Torrential rains triggered flood-like situation in Siliguri town under Darjeeling district of West Bengal on Tuesday. Normal life was disrupted as Siliguri received 150mm rainfall in the past 24 hours. Some areas remained waterlogged after the lashing rains. The affected residents blocked the highway for several hours to protest against the establishment for not taking stalk of situation in water logged areas. An affected resident, Umesh Sharma said the situation is pathetic, as their lives have come to a standstill and the state authorities have still not taken any action. Aug 26, 2014