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Ram Nath Kovind never said he follows BJP's ideology: Congress


The decision was taken at a consultative meeting chaired by Pannerselvam with senior colleagues this morning, sources in the camp said. Talking about the party decision, JD (U) spokesperson KC Tyagi said, "We chose to extend support to NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind as his tenure as Governor had been peaceful". Read More »

Coffee-seeking 81-year-old leads Denton police on low-speed chase


This time, officers approached her vehicle with (probably) a little less patience and a couple of knives they used to deflate her tires. It never topped 25-miles an hour. Her family says they are going to have her visit a doctor before she gets the keys to her auto again. "My life. My everything". "Anyone behind the wheel of a auto that's driving erratically, driving the wrong way, refusing to listen to the commands of a police officer can be very unsafe", said Denton Police Officer Shane ... Read More »

At least eight dead in China kindergarten blast


Police from Xuzhou city urged social media commentators to share only information from official channels after some users posted videos of an April explosion , saying they depicted yesterday's incident. Another showed people lying in a hospital. Chinese online media reported that a shop owner near the kindergarten had heard a loud "bang" at around 5pm. Read More »

Spicer Insists Senate O'Care Bill Won't Affect Medicaid Recipients

Hoping to influence the outcome, if not derail the GOP effort to unwind the Affordable Care Act (ACA), healthcare groups, doctors and nurses, activists on the left and even some clergy will launch a massive lobbying effort with personal stories of people whose lives would change if they lost health coverage. Read More »

Russia claims it killed Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi


According to the ministry, the airstrike was conducted overnight into May 28 on a command post where the IS leaders were discussing exit routes for militants from Raqqa through the so-called southern corridor. After doing virtually nothing to aid the multinational campaign against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, the Russian government claims it may have just changed the course of the global war on terror forever. Read More »

U.S. keen on providing India defence technology reserved for close allies

U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Mark Warner wrote in March to Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson saying the Guardian deal, estimated at more than $2 billion, would advance U.S. Mentioning that India has committed more than USD3 billion in development aid to afghanistan , the official said the U.S. views India's role in Afghanistan as very positive in helping to stabilise the country and promote democracy there. Read More »

Korea, US finance ministers hold telephone talks

North Korea on Friday accused the United States of waging a "smear campaign" over the death of a student who was sent back home in a coma, denying he was tortured or abused. "One final time: people and government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, I beg for forgiveness", Warmbier said during his trial, which lasted just one hour. Read More »

Bodies found on 'ripped' U.S. destroyer

Vice Adm. Joseph P. Aucoin declined to say how numerous seven missing sailors had been recovered, but Japanese media said all had died. Commander of U.S. The Navy says the ship was damaged above and below the water line. "Thoughts and prayers with the sailors of USS Fitzgerald and their families", President Donald Trump wrote in a Twitter message Saturday . Read More »

Terror attack in southern Afghanistan kills 29

Ambulances and some private cars ferried the victims to various hospitals. The Afghan Taliban released a video on Wednesday showing an American and an Australian hostage asking their governments to help negotiate a prisoner exchange with their captors to secure their release. Read More »

Shipwrecked NZ yachties to hitch ride with Fiji's Navy


The crew members - who were uninjured - used their life raft to get to a nearby island, which has three people living on it. Rescue Coordination Centre spokesman Keith Allen said the crew did the right thing by taking their handheld radio with them, which meant they could communicate directly with the Orion. Read More »

UAE's Gargash says Qatar isolation could last for years

Qatar foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman on Monday demanded the UAE and Saudi Arabia lift what he called a "blockade" as a pre-condition for crisis talks. " Iran has facilitated for us the sky passages for our aviation and we are cooperating with all countries that can ensure supplies for Qatar ". The Dolphin gas pipeline links Qatar's giant North Field with the UAE and Oman and pumps around 2 billion cubic feet of gas per day to the UAE. Read More »

Ex-Vanderbilt football player found guilty of rape


Defense lawyer Mark Scruggs contended that Banks was "clearly under duress". Teammate Brandon Vandenburg was sentenced to 17 years in prison in June 2016 for his role in the rape. He becomes the third person accused of rape by the female student to be found guilty in this case along with including former teammates Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey a year ago. Read More »

Le Pen Announces Plans to Form Parliamentary Group After French Legislative Vote


For the Socialists, the parliamentary vote has just been another big nail in their coffin. "For the first time in the Fifth Republic, there will be a profound renewal of the National Assembly". REM's Laetitia Avia, 31, who rose from humble beginnings in a family of Togolese immigrants to found her own legal practice, became one of the few French women of African origin to have ever won a parliamentary seat. Read More »

Hillary Rips GOP as 'Death Party' for Healthcare Bill

If more than two republican senators vote against the bill, it will fail. Medicaid is also substantially more popular than the GOP's proposal, which would include deep spending cuts to the program. The bill would provide less-generous tax credits to help people buy insurance and let states get waivers to ignore some coverage standards that " Obamacare " requires of insurers. Read More »

Britain caves in to European Union demand on first day of Brexit talks


After the first day of the crucial negotiations which have the potential to shape the UK's economic and political future for a generation, it was agreed that working groups of officials would aim to make progress on the issues of citizens' rights , the UK's financial settlement - the so-called divorce bill - and other issues to do with separation. Read More »

May's Offer on Citizens' Rights Draws Tepid EU Reaction


British Prime Minister Theresa May , left, speaks with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar , right, and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte during a round table meeting at an EU Summit in Brussels on Friday, June 23, 2017. Extending sanctions against Russian Federation, commitment to Paris Climate Change Agreement and moving EU agencies based in London following Brexit were among the significant issues taken up by the Council, President Donald Tusk said in a joint news conference with ... Read More »

Yay! Beyonce Has Given Birth To Twins, Congratulations Jayz

Beyonce and her husband, Jay Z are already the parents to five-year-old Blue Ivy . Beyonce famously announced her pregnancy back in February in an Instagram post to end all pregnancy announcements. Instead, in a masterful swoop, the Lemonade singer revealed the news with an angelic photo on Instagram highlighting her prominent baby bump. CNN received confirmation about the birth from a source close to the couple. Read More »

Russia Warships And Submarine Fire Cruise Missiles At Syria

Damascus says its plane was attacking ISIS . The decision comes after a Syrian jet was shot down by U.S. forces. "Australian defence force personnel are closely monitoring the air situation in Syria and a decision on the resumption of ADF air operations in Syria will be made in due course", he said . Read More »

North tests rocket engine

The officials told Fox News that the latest engine test on Thursday was conducted in the city of Yun Song, where previous rocket tests have taken place. However, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman questioned such calls. The North Koreans had told USA officials that Warmbier slipped into a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill. Read More »

40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities


Pakistani government and security officials offer prayers during funeral for security personnel killed in a powerful explosion targeting a police vehicle, in Quetta on June 23, 2017. Farhat said officers were still trying to determine whether it was a auto bomb. He said the nature of the blast is yet to be determined. TV reports showed shattered windows of nearby buildings, damaged vehicles and bloodied pieces of human flesh littered the area. Read More »