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Four SC judges complains against CJI, says protect SC to preserve democracy

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In a seven-page letter, the four judges said they were not mentioning details of the cases only to avoid embarrassing the institution because "such departures have already damaged the images of this institution to some extent". Sources claimed that the government was waiting for the response of the Chief Justice Dipak Mishra. The bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud will hear the case on Friday (January 12). Read More »

David Lidington named Minister for the Cabinet Office as reshuffle continues

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Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure from Tory MPs to make more of a shake-up as she allocates junior government posts today. Brexiteer MPs were said to be "dumbfounded " by Mrs May's decision. However, things got off to an inauspicious start when Conservatives tweeted the appointment of Transport Secretary Chris Grayling as the new party chairman only to delete the post quickly. Read More »

Trump tipped to extend sanctions relief for Iran

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Earlier, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Satterfield said in testimony before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee that Washington plans to use aggressive sanctions to diminish the influence of Iran in Syria . Read More »

Ivanka Trump praised Oprah's sexual harassment speech and people are baffled

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Despite echoing the popular opinion of Hollywood's elite, who donned black at the awards ceremony to support the " Time's Up " movement, celebrities circled Trump to call out her hypocrisy - mostly citing President Trump's behavior. "I like Oprah ", he said, noting that he had appeared on her long-running afternoon program. Her choice has sparked controversy, with people unnecessarily shaming her for both the style and color on Twitter , while others defended her. Read More »

Global Geopolitical Series: Pakistan ends intelligence cooperation with U.S. as aid halts

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Trump's administration last week announced the suspension of about $2 billion in security aid to nuclear-armed Pakistan - officially a USA ally - over accusations Islamabad is playing a double game in Afghanistan. "The issues at the border can be improved through better coordination", he said. At a separate news conference, the Pentagon said that Pakistan has the ability to address terrorist threat inside the country. Read More »

Donald Trump cancels visit to London over 'bad' embassy deal

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Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London , said the president's tweet made clear that it had been a mistake for Mrs. He had been due to open the new United States embassy in Nine Elms. "Wanted me to cut ribbon-NO!" The diplomatic compound moved from Grosvenor Square in the well-heeled Mayfair neighborhood of central London , to Nine Elms, a formerly industrial area of southwest London that has been part of regeneration efforts by the capital city. Read More »

Death toll reaches 17; crews converge on Montecito to help

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Rescue crews worked up to 12 hours a day and risked stepping on nails or shattered glass, or being exposed to raw sewage, or dealing with leaking gas, Page said. Rebecca Riskin, the founder of Riskin Partners, was killed when mudslides ripped through Montecito. Her daughter-in-law Sarah Gower confirmed Gower's death in a Facebook post. Read More »

White House responds to ruling on young immigrants program

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The president fully supports the 702", she said , referring to the FISA section number, "and was happy to see that it passed the House today. But less than two hours later, Trump - following a lengthy phone call with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI ) - walked it back with a second tweet in which he indicated that he does in fact favor reauthorization. Read More »

Trump 'in Oval Office foul-mouthed outburst about migrants'

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Congressional politicians met at the White House on Thursday to discuss a proposal reached by a bipartisan group of senators. No one ever confused Donald Trump for a friend of any foreigner, much less those of a certain complexion. All of that context - that Hispanics, Muslims and black Americans are risky - is worth considering in light of the comments that have trickled out of the White House over the past few weeks. Read More »

Treasury: 90% of wage earners will likely see higher take-home pay

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The IRS on Thursday said it would start accepting 2017 federal income tax returns on Monday, January 29. While employers can begin doing this voluntarily, they will have to comply with the new guidance by February 15. "I think you know we had one of the highest tax rates in the world". Taxpayers are encouraged to use the calculator to adjust their withholding once it is released. Read More »

Putin calls North Korea's Kim Jong-Un 'a competent, mature politician'

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Guess what? Mexico's paying". "[Trump] claimed that firing former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey should have elicited grateful applause from across Washington ". "North Korea is militarized far beyond the (West's) imagination", Chun said. In recent weeks, Trump and Kim have traded barbs about their arsenals and the " nuclear button " on their desks, raising fears the two countries could be drawing closer to war. Read More »

Trump dodges on prospect of a Mueller interview: 'We'll see what happens'

Trump is joining with Prime Minister Erna Solberg at a news conference following their meeting at the White House . Trump said it was "very much better" having to do with North Korea where the United States now has a problem. Solberg highlighted another item on Norway's American shopping list: electric cars from Tesla. Trump, who has previously called climate change a hoax, announced his intent to pull the USA out of the deal previous year. Read More »

Quinnipiac Poll: Trump is intelligent but not level headed

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According to a Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday, 66 percent of voters said they believed the economy is "excellent" or "good"-a record high for the poll since it started asking the question in 2001". More than half of the 43 words uttered about Trump's freshman year at least five times, 25, were negative, while just 10 were positive and eight were considered neutral, including "interesting" and "different". Read More »

Pressed on False Claims About Muslims, US Ambassador Goes Silent

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Hoekstra said. Hoekstra is known for being a particularly conservative Republican politician who is against gay marriage, opposed to legalized abortion in all circumstances, and supports U.S. "He's been received well by the Dutch government, and we hope that he can be received well by the people of the Netherlands". "Yes or no", one asked. Read More »

'Home and Away' actress has life support machine turned off after crash

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Annabelle died in hospital three days later, and Jessica had remained in a coma following several surgeries. The 29-year-old and her family were fatalities of a horror auto crash on the New South Wales south coast on St Stephen's Day. 'It is a day that will be hard to erase from our memory, ' Paul Ponticello said. "Whenever he'd ask to drive somewhere I'd suggest a time for an average driver and add on some additional time for the "Lars factor" because he was so careful". Read More »

Kellyanne Conway: 'Nobody here talks about Hillary Clinton'

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The White House counselor said on "Fox & Friends" that Clinton must be discussed in light of the allegations against the president connected to the Steele dossier . Trump suggested that, despite the conclusion by American intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the 2016 election to tip the contest in his favor, Russian President Vladimir Putin would have preferred a Clinton victory. Read More »

Democrats to Invite Sex Misconduct Victims to Trump's State of the Union

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Each lawmaker in the House and Senate is given one guest ticket to the yearly address and can decide who they bring. In his first address to a joint session of Congress, Democratic members dressed in white - the color used by suffragettes as they fought for equal rights for women - to call out Trump's derogatory stances. Read More »

Minor girl's rape, killing sparks protest in Pakistan

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He also expressed grief over the demise of two protesters as a result of police's firing, and announced three million rupees each for their families. Video footages captured near the scene shows 8 year old Zainab Ansari, who was last seen on her way to a Quran recital on January 4, being led away by a depraved thing called a man. Read More »

Trump seen stopping short of killing Iran nuclear deal

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The decision comes as Iran's government deals with protests over economic hardships and corruption that have been encouraged by Trump. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the deal is "a crucial agreement that makes the world safer". Read More »

Trumps says world laughing at 'stupidity' of Russian Federation collusion probe

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He repeated an inaccurate claim that "all" Democrats agree there was no collusion . At a press conference in the summer, Trump said he was "100%" willing to testify under oath about his conversations with James B. Mueller's team recently concluded a series of interviews with many current and former White House aides, including former chief of staff Reince Priebus and the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner . Read More »

Canada braces for possible USA exit from NAFTA trade pact

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The three NAFTA countries are set to meet for a sixth round of negotiations later in January, and Trump has maintained if the US can't get a better deal, he will withdraw from the pact completely. cent. Laura Dawson, the director of the Canada Institute at the Wilson Centre in Washington, said it should come as no surprise that Trump is prepared to use the threat of withdrawal as a negotiating tactic. Read More »