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Global News Sushma posts video of her 2013 LS speech interrupted by Meira Kumar
Author: 0 Sushma posts video of her 2013 LS speech interrupted by Meira Kumar

JD (U) has expressed its support for NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind , former Bihar governor, while RJD and Congress are backing opposition candidate Meira Kumar, former Lok Sabha Speaker. How does he justify his support to Kovind now that a dalit from Bihar has been nominated from opposition? "Actually, Nitish Kumar has begun to correct his mistakes by extending his support to Kovind", Modi said countering RJD chief Lalu Prasads statement that Nitish Kumar has committed a ...

Author: 0 Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

Accusations that the student died because of torture and beating during his captivity were "groundless", he added. President Donald Trump did not attend the funeral, but has blasted Warmbier's death as "a total disgrace". But doctors in Cincinnati said there were no signs of infection when he returned to America. Warmbier, 22, was arrested in the reclusive country while visiting as a tourist in January 2016.

Author: 0 Koch rep says bill insufficiently conservative

However, Meadows said the Senate version of the bill would need to be amended to allow insurers who sell plans on Obamacare's insurance exchanges to offer less-expensive plans that do not comply with that law's coverage requirements. Network spokesman James Davis said the organization would continue to push for changes to the Senate health care bill over the coming week. The network's wishes are backed by a massive political budget that will be used to take on Republican lawmakers, if ...

Global News Albania's Socialists far ahead in early vote count
Author: 0 Albania's Socialists far ahead in early vote count

The polls opened at 07:00 local time [05:00 GMT] and will close at 19:00 [17:00 GMT]. Preliminary results from the vote are expected Monday. Home to 2.9 million people, the state became a candidate for European Union accession in 2014 and Rama wants to open negotiations by the end of the year, but the road remains long.

Global News S. Korean leader observes missile test amid threats from N. Korea
Author: 0 S. Korean leader observes missile test amid threats from N. Korea

North Korea's ambassador to India, Kye Chun-yong, said in a statement on Wednesday they would consider the temporary freeze for their nuclear and ballistic missile tests if both U.S. In an interview with Reuters on Thursday, Moon said only one THAAD launcher was scheduled to be deployed in 2017 here under an agreement with the us, and the remaining five next year.

Global News Trump's Cuba Changes Could Target Marriott Deal With Castro Military
Author: 0 Trump's Cuba Changes Could Target Marriott Deal With Castro Military

The Cuban government headed by Raúl Castro, the late Castro's brother, he said, "is a narco-terrorist tyranny, and we know President Trump understands this". We can only guess what Trump's real reason is for giving these gifts to Russian Federation and China, but it certainly is not in the best interests of our country.

Global News Couple who challenged interracial marriage ban honoured
Author: 0 Couple who challenged interracial marriage ban honoured

The Virginia case involved Richard P. Loving , a 33-year-old White construction worker, and his part-Negro, part-Indian wife, Mildred, 27. Weeks after the Lovings were married in Washington, D.C., in 1958, sheriff's deputies burst into their Virginia home in the middle of the night and threw them in jail for unlawful cohabitation.

Global News Democratic Rep. says Pelosi is 'impediment' to taking back House majority
Author: 0 Democratic Rep. says Pelosi is 'impediment' to taking back House majority

And after she predicted incorrectly that Democrats were poised to take back the House a year ago, some of Pelosi's colleagues feel that this time around, she needs to deliver. And then-House Speaker Dennis Hastert asked in a column: "Do we really want Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco values leading the culture war?" "The rationale for getting new leadership is that we're losing", Rice said .

Global News North Korea doubts over South's Olympic invite
Author: 0 North Korea doubts over South's Olympic invite

A 13-hour time difference between NY and South Korea could actually work to NBC's advantage for showing live events such as skiing and figure skating in USA prime time, Zenkel said, adding that events for US ski racers Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin should be a draw.

Global News Melania Trump's $2225 Picnic Dress Was Perfectly on Theme
Author: 0 Melania Trump's $2225 Picnic Dress Was Perfectly on Theme

The lawn of the White House was decorated to look like Manhattan's Central Park, which was apparently a tribute to the New Yorkers who now spend their weekends in Washington DC. Democrats were far outnumbered on the lawn, though a few, including Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, were spotted gliding through crowds of congressional families and aides.

Global News Da Costa death triggers violent protests in east London
Author: 0 Da Costa death triggers violent protests in east London

Campaigners shouting "we want justice" stood in front of a line of officers at Stratford bus station, east London. The crowd chanted "justice for Edson" as they marched, while a woman with a loudhailer led them in a chant of "we want justice" as they confronted officers in Stratford.

Author: 0 Mexico border wall will be built, Trump says

The US president said the addition would cover construction costs and provide cheap, renewable energy. "And this way, Mexico will have to pay much less money", he said. Department of Homeland Security spokesman David Lapan said nobody from the department had shared the submitted proposals with the White House, though several have been made public by the bidding companies.

Global News US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria
Author: 0 US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria

After following Tuesday's incident, the US military has destroyed the pro-Syrian forces fifth time in the southern Syria since late May. President Donald Trump has ordered stepped-up military operations against Islamic State and delegated more authority to his generals, but without a comprehensive Syria strategy, his approach risks further confrontation with Syria , Iran and even Russian Federation, according to U.S.

Author: 0 Other Views: Bad day for the Democrats

With the president's approval numbers hovering below 40 percent, should the Democrats be anxious about their losing streak in what could be considered an election year's pre-season? " Republican voters don't get to select the leaders of the Democratic Party ", Haimm said .

Author: 0 North Korea says US student's death a 'mystery to us as well'

He was flown back to the a coma, after 17 months imprisonment, but North Korea deny any knowledge of how he became ill. Warmbier died Monday in Cincinnati. "The campaign of criticism against the DPRK that is being waged in the USA is reinforcing our resolution not to use humanitarianism or generosity toward our enemies and to further sharpen the blade of the law".

Global News Presidential poll: JD(U) formally backs BJP nominee Ram Nath Kovind
Author: 0 Presidential poll: JD(U) formally backs BJP nominee Ram Nath Kovind

Hours after Janata Dal (United) ( JDU ) extended support to National Democratic Alliance ( NDA ) 's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind , Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu commended their act. The decision was announced here by Chief Minister K Palaniswami. "All the leaders have decided that we will support Ram Nath Kovind for the post of president".

Author: 0 Confederations Cup: Plucky All Whites thumped by Portugal, Mexico knocks out Russia

A second Portugal goal arrived four minutes later. To compound Russia's misery, Yuri Zhirkov was sent off after receiving a second yellow card on 68 minutes. Santos fielded an attacking line-up packed with experience and resisted the temptation to rest Ronaldo with Portugal still requiring a point to qualify and vying with Mexico and Russian Federation for top spot.

Global News Military 'using 13 satellites to keep eye on foes'
Author: 0 Military 'using 13 satellites to keep eye on foes'

At stake is the world's most expensive earth-imaging satellite till date, which is being jointly made by the NASA and the ISRO . The co-passenger satellites comprise 29 nano satellites weighing 243 kg and are from 14 countries - Austria, Belgium, Britain, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, and the United States - as well as one Indian nano satellite, NIUSAT.

Author: 0 Black gun owners worried by acquittal in Castile shooting

On Friday, Yanez was cleared of all charges related to Castile's killing. Another had also gathered outside the St. Paul home of Gov. Mark Dayton, according to St. In an incident that shocked the nation, Mr. Castile's girlfriend live-streamed the moments following the shooting on Facebook while sitting in the vehicle along with their four-year old daughter.

Global News International Yoga Day: Modi kicks off global event, Pakistan joins in
Author: 0 International Yoga Day: Modi kicks off global event, Pakistan joins in

Hundreds of yoga enthusiasts stretched, pulled and lunged on coloured mats in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv yesterday to celebrate International Yoga Day . Many different countries and cultures are now connecting to India through yoga. She thanked the worldwide community for the "tremendous response" India received for its proposal of adopting June 21 as the global Day of Yoga at the United Nations and its inclusion as World Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO, and also the "support ...

Author: 0 How Iran's Influence in Persian Gulf Grows Amid Saudi Rift With Qatar

Anwar Gargash , the UAE s state minister for foreign affairs, issued the warning more than two weeks into the oil-rich region s worst diplomatic crisis in years. But on Monday, Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said that Qatar would not negotiate with the four states until they lifted their blockade against Doha.

Author: 0 DUP leader in London, hopes to finalise deal with May

A previous demo was held in Whitehall to protest against Mrs May's alliance with the DUP the weekend after the General Election. If the negotiations are concluded, Ms Foster and Mrs May are committed to making public the terms on which the ten DUP MPs will back the minority Conservative Party administration.

Global News London tower fire started with faulty fridge: Scotland Yard
Author: 0 London tower fire started with faulty fridge: Scotland Yard

Investigators have also found that materials used on Grenfell Tower's exterior also failed safety tests . In the wake of the Grenfell Tower Disaster, authorities in the United Kingdom have been scrambling to assess a number of buildings to see if they have the same type of cladding that appears to have fuelled the flames.

Global News South Korea's Moon Jae-In heads to US as North threat grows
Author: 0 South Korea's Moon Jae-In heads to US as North threat grows

Defense officials and the domestic news media said the missile could fly up to 497 miles - the maximum ballistic missile range allowed under a deal with the United States. The US Defense Intelligence Agency warned last month that North Korea was on an "inevitable" path to achieving this. South Korean President Moon Jae-in was on hand for the opening of the World Taekwondo Championship being held in Muju, South Korea where he welcomed the first inter-Korean taekwondo exchange in a decade.

Global News Meira Kumar urges conscience voting by electoral college
Author: 0 Meira Kumar urges conscience voting by electoral college

However, the Bihar Chief Minister completely negated the possibility of a rethink on his decision: "There is no question of changing the decision as it has been taken by the party's core committee". Four minutes into the video, then Speaker Meira Kumar is seen repeatedly saying "alright", "thank you", "okay", "I have to proceed", hinting then Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj to conclude her speech.

Global News Trump may exit out of Peace talks after 'tense' Kushner/Abbas meeting
Author: 0 Trump may exit out of Peace talks after 'tense' Kushner/Abbas meeting

Kushner , sometimes referred to as Trump's "Secretary of Everything", was reportedly expected back in the USA where he is expected to brief the president on his diplomatic efforts. If the Palestinian leader was disappointed with Kushner , the Trump team, in turn, was upset with Abbas who allegedly refused to denounce a stabbing attack in Jerusalem recently that killed Sgt.

Global News Israel freezes plan for mixed prayer at Western Wall
Author: 0 Israel freezes plan for mixed prayer at Western Wall

The iconic wall in Jerusalem's contested Old City, a potent symbol for Jews around the world and a place for quiet reflection, has become the focal point in recent years of a battle over rituals between the strictly Orthodox authorities who control most religious life in Israel and the more diverse and liberal communities here and overseas.

Global News Narendra Modi arrives in US
Author: 0 Narendra Modi arrives in US

Ashley Tellis, an expert on South Asia at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, said the US decision to offer the Guardian aircraft to India is significant as the USA has a standing policy of declining export of such advanced drones other than to allies involved in combined operations with USA forces.

Global News Overturned tanker in Pakistan kills 148
Author: 0 Overturned tanker in Pakistan kills 148

He said women and children are among the victims. "We did not have any bottles, so we asked people and got one". "Winding up his engagements in London, the PM has made a decision to immediately return back to country because terror attacks on Friday and oil tanker fire tragedy have grieved the nation immensely", said the statement.

Author: 0 Iran Escalates Involvement in Syria With Anti-IS Missile Strike

Iran identifies Islamic State militants as "Takfiri terrorists". "The deconfliction line has proven effective at mitigating strategic miscalculations and escalating tense situations, and to be clear, we prefer to keep this channel of communication open".

Global News Russian Federation to grant Comey asylum if USA persecutes him: Putin
Author: 0 Russian Federation to grant Comey asylum if USA persecutes him: Putin

Is it true that Navalny is making a film about you, somebody else asked. "Putin, do you really think people believe this circus with staged questions? " asked another. intelligence agencies in the deadly 9/11 attack in NY. London [U.K], June 15: Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a satire remark on fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director saying he is following the footsteps of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and therefore James Comey is welcome to seek asylum in ...

Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing US student Otto Warmbier

North Korea claims it is the " biggest victim " after sending an American college student imprisoned for over a year home in a coma , from which he never awoke. Washington has repeatedly criticized Pyongyang for its nuclear and missile tests. Doctors said the released detainee suffered a severe brain damage. U.S.

Global News India's Modi heads to Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet
Author: 0 India's Modi heads to Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

Modi is up against a man who thinks of America in the traditional sense-a superpower that dominated half the world with nearly no competition-and is not a proponent of globalisation. Modi said the surgical strikes demonstrated that India, which normally follows the principle of restraint, can also defend its sovereignty and ensure its security when needed.

Author: 0 Trump to restrict business with Cuban military, limit travel

Trump's new directive "will include ending the individual, people-to-people travel " sub-category, senior officials told reporters. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines, two of the major flight companies of the United States, declined to comment before the president announces the details of the policy.

Author: 0 Man 'wearing explosive belt' shot in Brussels

Broadcaster VTM quoted Interior Minister Jan Jambon as saying investigators had identified the man but were not releasing his name. Among them: Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the mastermind behind the 2015 Paris attacks, the Abdeslam brothers, who were also involved in the assaults, as well as Mohamed Abrini, who participated in the 2016 Brussels attacks.

Author: 0 President Trump's mexican border may be a solar wall

And, of course, to a cheering crowd, Trump added that Mexico will still be paying for it. "And that's good, Right?" Earlier this month Trump suggested the solar idea to House and Senate Republican leaders. Mexican officials have disputed the report's findings . Trump insists that even if US taxpayers have to cover the costs upfront, Mexico will eventually be forced to reimburse the some way.

Author: 0 Thousands Gather To Pay Their Respects To Otto Warmbier

He'd been in a coma for more than a year. Warmbier's death has heightened tensions aggravated by dozens of North Korean missile launches and two nuclear bomb tests since past year. He said: "Today we received with deep sadness the news that Otto Warmbier has passed away". "The campaign of criticism against the DPRK that is being waged in the U.S.

Author: 0 Mitch McConnell Seeks Votes to Help Push Health Care Bill Through Senate

The Senate plan to repeal and replace Obamacare is in trouble after a group of conservative Senators said the plan doesn't go far enough in being fiscally conservative . Predictably, Democrats were firm in their opposition to the GOP bill. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., didn't mince words when she ripped into the bill on the Senate floor earlier Thursday.

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