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Adele, Beyonce lead Grammy nominations 2017

NEW YORK (AFP) – Beyonce led the Grammy Award nominations Tuesday amid acclaim for her “Lemonade” album but she faced spirited competition from other chart-topping artists including Adele. Beyonce received nods in nine categories for the music industry’s biggest night including Album of the Year for “Lemonade,” her contemplative look at ...

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Veteran actor Dilip Kumar admitted to Mumbai hospital

MUMBAI (Web Desk) – Veteran Indian actor Dilip Kumar was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital on Tuesday. Follow Dilip Kumar ✔@TheDilipKumar Feeling much better now. Was admitted to Lilavati hospital for routine checkup. Your prayers are with me. 9:03 PM – 6 Dec 2016  The actor was hospitalized after suffering ...

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Civil servants, police clash in Brazil’s Rio over austerity plans

Hundreds of Brazilian civil servant protesters have engaged in violent clashes with police forces at a rally against proposed government austerity measures in the city of Rio de Janeiro. A crowd of mainly civil servant workers marched on Rio de Janeiro’s state legislature, throwing homemade grenades at the assembly building, ...

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Bolivia arrests LaMia boss as part of plane crash probe

Bolivian authorities have arrested the head of the airline, whose plane crashed in Colombia last week, killing 71 people, including members of the Brazilian football team Chapecoense Real. The charter flight operated by the Bolivia-based carrier LaMia went down near the city of Medellin on November 28 when it apparently ...

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2 killed, dozens injured as Indian train derails in West Bengal

Two coaches of a passenger train have run off the track in India’s West Bengal, leaving two people dead and dozens more injured. 34 passengers have been reported injured, with 6 of them in critical condition. The incident happened on Tuesday night. Rescuers and medical emergency teams were immediately dispatched ...

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US has enduring interests in Asia-Pacific region: Carter

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter​ says the US has “enduring and important” interests in the Asia-Pacific region amid anxieties over President-elect Donald Trump’s call for the withdrawal of American forces from the region unless Washington’s allies pay more. Asia alliances have been a top priority for the administration of President Barack ...

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