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Author: 0 Prez poll on July 17, result on July 20

The term of President Pranab Mukherjee will end on July 24. Recently, leaders of 17 Opposition parties met together at Congress president Sonia Gandhi's residence on 26 May to discuss the probable presidential candidates although they are yet to build consensus.

Author: 0 "Americans actively interfere with electoral campaigns of other countries" - Putin

Do you even understand what you're asking or not?" he continued. Lawmakers should get the chance to hear from fired FBI Director James Comey - and President Donald Trump "is better served by getting all this information out". Putin claimed that Russian Federation has a preference in an election but only reacts to the "political direction" that the United States seems to be heading in.

Global News London attacker Youssef Zaghba's mother 'ashamed' to mourn her son
Author: 0 London attacker Youssef Zaghba's mother 'ashamed' to mourn her son

He was prevented from continuing his journey to Istanbul, placed on a watch list and flagged to Moroccan and British counterparts, it was claimed . "The problem occurs when we know someone is moving in extremist circles but we don't have evidence to indicate that they are plotting an attack", said the British government official who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Global News Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dead At 83
Author: 0 Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dead At 83

In this 1989 photograph, Noriega waves while leaving his headquarters in Panama City following a failed coup against him. In 1988, a Florida court charged him for helping Colombian drug traffickers smuggle cocaine into the U.S. Born less than a mile from the USA -controlled Panama Canal Zone in a tough Panama City neighborhood, Noriega was raised by a family friend. Noriega was considered a valued Central Intelligence Agency asset and was paid millions of dollars for assistance to the US ...

Global News Barzani: Iraqi Kurds to vote on independence in September
Author: 0 Barzani: Iraqi Kurds to vote on independence in September

Already in financial trouble due to waste and low oil prices, Kurdistan - like the rest of Iraq - relies on Baghdad for its share of the oil budget, giving the central government significant leverage. The vote will be followed by another - for a new parliament and president - on November 6, the adviser, Kifah Mahmoud, said by phone in Irbil, the seat of the Kurdistan Regional Government.

Author: 0 Trump backs Saudi-led efforts to isolate Qatar

Saudi Arabia's central bank advised banks in the kingdom not to trade with Qatari banks in Qatari riyals, the sources said. "And our relationship is extremely good", Trump said late last month. "During my recent trip to the Middle East I stated there can no longer be funding of Radical Ideology", Trump said in one of the messages. However, both Saudi Arabia and Qatar were wary about being dragged into a major conflict or war in which each country could face a much larger and long-feared ...

Author: 0 Top US diplomat quits over climate policy

Jones joins other career folks like Dan Fried, the longest-serving diplomat who retired at the end of February and delivered a firm rebuke of Trump's "America First" policy in a retirement speech, his words republished across the internet. "They pride themselves on being nonpartisan. We signed the agreement because of our commitment to protecting the environment". But his decision to do so last week was met with much criticism worldwide .

Global News White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions
Author: 0 White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions

It seems that no matter how many ridiculous tweets he makes, whether it be regarding the administration's controversial travel ban , "fake news" or undocumented immigrants, few people in his administration can temper his tantrum. Fifty-three percent of right-leaning voters say that Trump tweets "too much", according to the Morning Consult published Wednesday. In one such ruling in March, a Hawaiian federal court judge pointed to Trump's own claims that his revised travel ban was merely a ...

Global News Stubborn Cavaliers must slow down the tempo to survive Game 3
Author: 0 Stubborn Cavaliers must slow down the tempo to survive Game 3

Can Cavs star LeBron James pull out a victory at home? Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. "The game will come to you". What channel is it on? Golden State, a Finals dubbed "The Three-Match" has been a mismatch. Golden State has scored 126 per game on almost 52 percent shooting over the last five games. "There's no feeling of, 'we're nearly there.' You have to play every game like you're down".

Author: 0 Hawaii becomes first state to enact law that aligns with Paris agreement

Hawaii became the first state on Tuesday to pass legislation implementing parts of the Paris climate change agreement in the wake of President Donald Trump's announcement that the USA will withdraw from it, according to Gov. The previous United States administration signed the 2015 non- binding accord under which countries have agreed to take voluntary action to meet targets for reducing carbon emissions.

Author: 0 Police release 12 terror attack suspects without charge

London police's Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley told a press conference the white Renault van used in the attack was recently rented by one of the attackers, and the three were wearing fake bomb vests. "She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every person was to be valued and respected", her family said in a statement. "I'm sure the police will look into what they knew, what they could have done, what they did do and if anything could have been done differently".

Global News London Mayor: UK Shouldn't Host Donald Trump On A State Visit
Author: 0 London Mayor: UK Shouldn't Host Donald Trump On A State Visit

But he stopped short of revoking Mr Trump's invitation for a state visit, likely in October. Trump's extraordinary attacks on the popular mayor of a grieving city have disgusted many Londoners, reigniting opposition to a state visit by the American president to the United Kingdom planned for later this year.

Global News Beef row: BJP braces for more resignations in Garo Hills
Author: 0 Beef row: BJP braces for more resignations in Garo Hills

Four days ago, West Garo Hills district chief Bernard Marak exited the party over the cattle rules. The BJP is in power in Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh , and plans to expand further into Mizoram, Meghalaya , Nagaland and Tripura - states where assembly elections are due next year.

Global News Qatar condemns deadly attacks in Iran
Author: 0 Qatar condemns deadly attacks in Iran

The siege lasted for hours, and one of the attackers blew himself up inside, according to Iran's state TV. Twelve people were killed when gunmen and suicide bombers stormed Iran's parliament and the shrine of its revolutionary leader on Wednesday.

Global News Karen Pence Installs Beehives At Washington DC Residence
Author: 0 Karen Pence Installs Beehives At Washington DC Residence

Pence, following government ethics laws about profiting from elected office in a way no one in the Trump family has, closed up shop once her husband, Mike Pence , joined the Trump campaign in the summer of 2016. Pence has acted as a Trump liaison to religious conservatives, having previously spoken at the national March for Life. Younger and Hispanic Catholics sided with Clinton and Kaine.

Global News Condemnations Pour in Following Terrorist Attacks in Iran
Author: 0 Condemnations Pour in Following Terrorist Attacks in Iran

The SITE intelligence group website said: "The Islamic State (IS) claimed through its 'Amaq News Agency its first attack in Iran, striking the Iranian parliament and the Khomeini shrine in the capital, Tehran ". He effectively launched the Islamic Revolution in 1979 that witnessed the founding of an Islamic republic marked by the overthrow of Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran.

Author: 0 Islamic State group claims responsibility for the London attacks

There was no immediate claim of responsibility. "We have protected counter-terrorism policing budgets, we have also provided funding for an increase in the number of armed police officers", she said. He was saying: "This is for Allah" and tapped it on the window", 23-year old Alex Nypels said. "Around the corner there was a guy with a stab wound on his neck.

Author: 0 GOP lawmakers support Trump choice for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Trump's announcement comes the day before Comey is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Moscow's alleged interference and any potential ties to Trump's campaign or associates. In a signed letter, President Trump informed Comey that he was "hereby terminated and removed from office, effective immediately", explaining that he reached the conclusion that Comey is "not able to effectively lead the bureau".

Author: 0 Trump speaks to Qatar Emir; offers to mediate Gulf crisis

In Washington there are growing fears that tacit support could now embolden Saudi Arabia and the UAE to pursue regime change in Qatar or make other demands that are so punitive they will stoke a crisis. On top of a possible jail term, offenders could also be hit with a fine of at least 500,000 dirhams ($136,000), the newspaper said, citing a statement to Arabic-language media.

Author: 0 Ireland Elects Its First Openly Gay Prime Minister

The former GP is the son of an Irish nurse and a doctor from India and much of the media coverage of his victory has focused on Mr Varadkar's background, age and sexuality. He is highly likely to become prime minister in Ireland's coalition government, although not immediately. When my father traveled 5,000 miles to build a new home in Ireland, I doubt he ever dreamed his son would grow up to be its leader .

Global News General leading Philippine battle with Islamists relieved of command
Author: 0 General leading Philippine battle with Islamists relieved of command

After an impromptu ceasefire as the civilians evacuated, bombing and ground skirmishes continued on Saturday, and FA50 fighter jets dropped bombs on the town centre. Days before the meeting with Putin, Duterte said he would restore better relations with China, as they were more important partner than the US. Arnold Balo, 28, an ice cream factory worker, said he cradled a boy in one hand and carried a half-metre long machete in the other, their only protection from the gunmen.

Global News Philippine Bank Chaos after Unauthorised Transactions
Author: 0 Philippine Bank Chaos after Unauthorised Transactions

The bank said the error had led to some transactions between April 27 and May 2 to be "double posted" starting on Tuesday. BPI as of press time is still investigating the cause and extent of glitch which may have also affected its corporate clients as well as those of its thrift unit, senior vice president Cathy Santamaria said at a briefing in Makati City yesterday, as reported by Bloomberg.

Author: 0 Twelve dead as IS claims first attacks in Iran

Jihadist groups have clashed frequently with Iranian security forces along the borders with Iraq and Afghanistan, but the country has largely escaped attacks within its urban centres. The Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah also denounced the "cowardly terrorist" attacks. Nauert says that "the depravity of terrorism has no place in a peaceful, civilized world".

Author: 0 Ariana Grande leads star-studded One Love Manchester concert

In this Sunday, June 4, 2017 , handout photo provided by Dave Hogan for One Love Manchester , singers Ariana Grande , left, and Miley Cyrus perform at the One Love Manchester tribute concert in Manchester, north western England, Sunday, June 4, 2017.

Global News 7 killed in Iran parliament shootout, hostages taken
Author: 0 7 killed in Iran parliament shootout, hostages taken

The country's parliament speaker tried to play down the attacks. It was an hours-long siege at the legislature that ended with four attackers dead. And (per Reuters ) the Iranian Revolutionary Guards are blaming Saudi Arabia . The Islamic State group claimed responsibility and released a video purporting to show gunmen inside the Parliament building and one man, who appeared wounded, on the floor.

Author: 0 Trump nominates Wray to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation

US President Donald Trump has announced Christopher Wray as his pick for Federal Bureau of Investigation director. In his first public remarks since Trump fired him on May 9, Comey is expected to be questioned about whether the president asked him during an Oval Office meeting to end the FBI's probe into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia - part of its investigation into possible collusion between Trump's 2016 election campaign team and Russian ...

Author: 0 Comey to Congress: President Trump told him "I need loyalty"

In the prepared testimony published by the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey said he offered Trump assurance he was not personally being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation at least three times. On April 11, meanwhile, Trump reportedly called Comey to ask what had been done about his request that the former FBI director "get out" that he is not personally under investigation, according to the testimony.

Author: 0 4 attack Iran's Khomeini shrine, media reports say

Lawmaker Elias Hazrati told state television three assailants, one with a pistol and two with AK-47 assault rifles, raided parliament . It has female members and has representatives for religious minorities including Christians, Zoroastrians and Jews.

Author: 0 All 12 arrested after London Bridge attack released without charge

Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba , 22, has been named as the third London Bridge attacker , according to reports in Italy . Butt's family said: "As a family we are shocked and appalled by the actions of Khuram and his associates". It was confirmed by security sources in Ireland the attacker was carrying an ID card issued in Ireland. Investigations are ongoing to identify the third attacker, and police are continuing to appeal for further information.

Global News Attackers storm parliament building, shrine
Author: 0 Attackers storm parliament building, shrine

A suicide bomber also detonated an explosive vest at the Khomeini mausoleum. Four attackers were said to have launched the attack at the shrine. The Fars news agency said at least two people were killed in the raid on the tomb and 10 injured.

Author: 0 Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts

Prosecutors said victor admitted to leaking the classified document intentionally when she was confronted with the allegation. "She is not a flight risk", he said. Victor was a linguist with the U.S. Air Force and spoke a number of Arabic languages including Pashto, Farsi and Dari, her mother told a Guardian reporter.

Author: 0 1 dead in twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine

Four attackers have been killed and the fate of four reported hostages is unclear. The reports said police arrested at least one of the attackers and killed another. The two attacks carried out by gunmen and suicide bombers at Ayatollah Khomeini's shrine and the Iranian parliament in Tehran on June 7, 2017 , were despicable acts of violence, Human Rights Watch said today.

Author: 0 Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House

Qatar's sudden isolation has led to the country holding talks with Turkey, Iran and others to secure food and water supplies, according to a Qatari official. The West African country of Mauritania has joined the swelling ranks of the countries cold-shouldering Qatar. Riyadh and its allies accuse Qatar of supporting extremist groups and of serving the interests of regional arch-rival Iran, claims Doha has strongly rejected.

Author: 0 London Mayor Floats Canceling Trump's UK Visit

Trump Jr wrote "You have got to be kidding me?!" above a link to an article reporting comments Khan had made months earlier. "There are many things about which Donald Trump is wrong". "We have constant attacks going on not just there but across the globe". Maybe, rather than the mayor of London attacking, maybe he should do something about it.

Author: 0 United States intelligence says Russian hackers set off Qatar diplomatic crisis

Their "fingerprints are all over the place" in terror funding, Gargash said. THE Arab world's strongest powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday citing alleged support for militants. This Gulf crisis will sadden Turkey, as it has close relations with all countries in the Gulf region. " Doha is posing a threat to the stability and security of the country by interfering in the administration's jobs", according to Bahrain by way of explanation for their decision to punish Qatar.

Author: 0 ISIL claims responsibility for London attack

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said he supported those calling for May to resign because of her role reducing police staffing during her tenure as home secretary, though he said the best remedy was to vote her out. Within eight minutes of receiving the first emergency call officers shot and killed the three suspected assailants. Among the injured being treated in hospital are those who confronted the attackers, including a British Transport Police officer who faced the men with only his ...

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