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North Carolina: State in the southeastern United States
North Carolina is a U.S. state located in the southeastern region of the United States. North Carolina is the 28th largest and 9th-most populous of the 50 United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Georgia and South Carolina to the south, and Tennessee to the west. Raleigh is the state's capital and Charlotte is its largest city. The Charlotte metropolitan area, with an estimated population of 2,569,213 in 2018, is the most populous metropolitan area in North Carolina, the 23rd-most populous in the United States, and the largest banking center in the nation after New York City. The Raleigh metropolitan area is the second-largest metropolitan area in the state, with an estimated population of 1,362,540 in 2018, and is home to the largest research park in the United States, Research Triangle Park.


NSA remains in control of J&K affairs, no security scare in view of Donald Trump visit

The postponement of panchayat elections in the union territory was based on requests made by many of the candidates and also to give some of the mainstream parties, including the People’s Democratic..
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Congress ex-minister quits, to launch J&K party with ex-Dy CM of PDP, NC rebels

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Videos for North Carolina

Biden Launches Massive Super Tuesday Ad Campaign [Video]Biden Launches Massive Super Tuesday Ad Campaign

Joe Biden’s campaign is launching advertising in Super Tuesday states. The small ad buy leaves the former vice president significantly outmatched by most of his Democratic rivals. 14 states prepare..

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Police Baffled By Mother's Behavior In Missing Toddler Case [Video]Police Baffled By Mother's Behavior In Missing Toddler Case

A missing-toddler case made headlines Friday when the girl's grandmother was pulled over in a reportedly stolen BMW. But whether this helps in finding Evelyn Boswell—a 15-month-old Tennessee girl..

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Can Sanders Win Latinos? [Video]Can Sanders Win Latinos?

Bernie Sanders has made enormous efforts to win Latino voters. Nevada presents the first test of Sanders ability to turn out Latinos. Latinos could account for 20 percent of caucus-goers. Winning..

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Trump jokes about Iowa debacle, Buttigieg [Video]Trump jokes about Iowa debacle, Buttigieg

President Donald Trump on Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina joked about the Iowa caucus results debacle and its' democratic primary winner Pete Buttigieg.

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Appeals court tosses Democrats' lawsuit challenging Trump businesses [Video]Appeals court tosses Democrats' lawsuit challenging Trump businesses

A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out a lawsuit brought by Democratic lawmakers alleging President Donald Trump's overseas business dealings violate the U.S. Constitution's anti-corruption..

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'Everybody's a threat' -Trump on Democratic rivals [Video]'Everybody's a threat' -Trump on Democratic rivals

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday addressed Nancy Pelosi's ripping of his State of the Union address, and weighed the potential threat posed by Iowa front-runners Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders.

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Charges Against Son For Patricide With A Dog Leash Dropped [Video]Charges Against Son For Patricide With A Dog Leash Dropped

A North Carolina teenager is off the hook from being charged with murdering his father. Newser reports Alexander Bishop was accused of his father's mysterious strangulation death in 2018. The Durham..

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Tim Hortons drops Beyond Meat but KFC signs on [Video]Tim Hortons drops Beyond Meat but KFC signs on

KFC will start selling a plant-based "fried chicken" nugget supplied by Beyond Meat in two southern U.S. states next month but Restaurant Brands' Tim Hortons is dropping Beyond Meat from Canadian..

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U.S. lawmakers unconvinced by Trump Iran argument, set war powers vote [Video]U.S. lawmakers unconvinced by Trump Iran argument, set war powers vote

Trump administration officials failed to convince many U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that an imminent threat had justified the killing of a top Iranian military commander, and congressional Democrats..

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Pentagon deploys additional troops to Middle East [Video]Pentagon deploys additional troops to Middle East

Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division prepared for deployment on Sunday at Fort Bragg, North Carolina after the Pentagon announced it was sending nearly 3,000 additional troops to the Middle..

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Cheaters In These Nine States May Want To Reconsider [Video]Cheaters In These Nine States May Want To Reconsider

In Georgia cheaters don’t receive alimony. Cheating in Michigan can lead to a life sentence in prison. Cheaters in Hawaii, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota or Utah..

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NC ready to contest J&K rural polls if ‘roadblocks’ go

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NC wants to participate in J&K Panchayat polls, writes to EC for removal of 'roadblocks'

The party wants 'roadblocks' placed in its way to be removed so that it can campaign freely.
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J&K panchayat bypolls to be held in March

The poll phases are scheduled to be held on March 5, March 7, March 9, March 12, March 14, March 16, March 18 and March 20. Panchayat elections were held in 2018 which were boycotted by the mainstream..
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NC: Slapping Omar with PSA attack on democratic polity

'Move Undermines Ex-CM's Contribution To Ensure Valley Peace'
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Yet another blatant illustration of Centre's high-handedness: National Conference on PSA on Omar, others

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti were on Thursday night booked under the stringent PSA, barely hours before their six-month-long "preventive detention" was to..
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Dropping Sher-e-Kashmir from police medals is ‘vendetta’: NC

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NC seeks unconditional release of Abdullahs

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Disappointed with the way foreign envoys brought to J&K to endorse Centre's claims of normalcy: NC

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Five Kashmiri political leaders released after four months of detention

The J&K administration on Monday released five political leaders who were under detention since August 5, when the Centre announced the abrogation of Article 370 provisions and bifurcation of the..
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NC founder’s anniversary off J&K holiday list

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NC anguished over deletion of Sheikh Abdullah's birth anniversary from J&K Calendar 2020, seeks review

Expressing anguish over deletion of National Conference founder Sheikh Abdullah's birth anniversary from Jammu and Kashmir's official holiday calendar, the party on Saturday sought a review of the..
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National Conference passes resolution condemning CAA

The National Conference (NC) held its provincial-level meeting here on Monday and passed two resolutions condemning the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and demanding immediate release of..
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Detained netas of Kashmir to be freed soon, says Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav said they wanted that detained political leaders in J&K to come out and resume their political activity. Several opposition leaders, including NC chief Farooq Abdullah; his son and former CM..
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Future strategy on political situation to be taken after release of party leaders: NC

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Harsh winter prompts J&K administration to shift 34 detainees from Centaur hotel to MLA hostel

As Srinagar reeled under harsh winter conditions, the J&K administration on Sunday shifted all 34 detainees lodged at Centaur hotel since August 5, to the MLA hostel as the facility lacked proper..
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NC condemns restrictions around Hazratbal shrine on Eid-e-Milad

"The measure corresponds to scuttling of people's religious freedom. The most venerated shrines and mosques of the valley which used to be abuzz with all sorts of religious activity are unfortunately..
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J&K block development council polls: 217 Independents, 81 BJP members elected

Over 200 Independents were elected to the post of chairperson in the first-ever block development council (BDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir, with the BJP winning in 81 of the 310 blocks. The..
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J&K set for first-ever BDC polls today amid boycott by Congress, NC and PDP

The maiden Jammu and Kashmir Block Development Council (BDC) polls on Thursday will see 1,065 candidates in the fray across 310 polling stations, with Congress, NC and PDP boycotting the first..
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Harsh measures will alienate people, delay in restoration of normalcy in Kashmir: NC

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Aversion to BDC election exposes 'hollowness' of Congress, NC, PDP: BJP

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Silent on Article 370, is NC softening towards Delhi?

In what could well be an indication of going soft towards the Centre on the contentious provisions which are now defunct, sources told TOI on Monday that the party would “rather focus on pressing for..
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15-member NC delegation meets Farooq Abdullah, says will skip Block Development Council polls

Senior party leader Rana asks for release of other leaders who don't have any criminal record
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NC team meets Farooq & Omar, demands release

National Conference on Sunday demanded that its party president Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar, both under detention for over two months since the Centre’s August 5 announcement on nullification of..
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After two months in detention, Farooq Abdullah, Omar allowed to meet NC leaders

While Farooq Abdullah, 81, is under house arrest at his Srinagar residence, his son and former Chief Minister Omar is detained at a state guest house.
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NC delegation meets Farooq Abdullah

Farooq and his son Omar Abdullah are under preventive detention following the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5. The security has been beefed around the venue. The delegation was allowed by the..
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NC team allowed to meet Abdullahs today

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National Conference delegation from Jammu granted permission to meet Farooq Abdullah, Omar on Sunday

NC leader Devender Rana, who was released from house arrest on Wednesday, said that they have received confirmation about the permission.
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Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, 6 others sign bonds to secure release

However, People's Conference chairman Sajad Lone, PDP youth wing leader Waheed Para and former bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal have refused to sign the bonds. Apart from Mirwaiz Umar Farooq,..
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Farooq Abdullah's detention yet another assault on democracy: NC

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Will take legal course to challenge Farooq Abdullah's detention under PSA: NC

The National Conference (NC) on Monday said the party would take legal course to challenge the detention of its president Farooq Abdullah under the Public Safety Act (PSA) in Jammu and Kashmir. "They..
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Valley village still in dark age, thanks to local parties

Despite dominating the state politics for the past 70 years, all the NC and PDP have given the people of the region are empty promises
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Dorian weakens to Category 1 hurricane; tropical storm conditions spreading: NHC

Hurricane Dorian weakened as it brushed North Carolina, but tropical storm conditions are spreading north along the state's coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.
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Lift siege on Kashmir, release all political leaders: NC

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Omar Abdullah's NC moves SC challenging Presidential orders on Article 370

Arguing that the legislation approved by Parliament and the orders issued by the President subsequently were "unconstitutional", the petition prayed for these to be declared as "void and inoperative"...
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Opinion: Standard procedure

In these kinds of cases, the police initially take down an NC, and if injuries or blood due to injuries is found, it progresses to an FIR.
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NC delegation calls on PM, seeks conduct of JK polls before year end

A National Conference delegation, led by its patron Farooq Abdullah, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and conveyed to him that assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir should be held before..
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Mehbooba Mufti urges NC, PC to join proposed all-party meet

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday urged National Conference (NC) and People’s Conference (PC) to join an all-party meeting that she..
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NC, PDP 'creating noise'; additional troops in J&K part of security drill: Jitendra Singh

Union minister Jitendra Singh said the deployment of additional 10,000 security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir was part of a security drill and blamed the NC and PDP for "creating noise" over it...
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Won't allow division of J&K on regional, religious lines: NC

He said the proponents of trifurcation are destined to fail before the strong resolve of the people of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. Without naming anyone, Sagar, who is currently on a four-day visit to..
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Donald Trump slams four Democratic Congresswomen during campaign rally in North Caroline; crowd chants, 'Send her back'

Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, combative Donald Trump turned his campaign rally into extended dissection. Trump set off a firestorm when he tweeted that four should "go..
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Farooq Abdullah holds NC-style 'chai pe charcha' in BJP bastion Jammu

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Don't use Eid meeting to lobby for party ticket for Assembly polls: Omar to NC leaders

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