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Amit Shah to contest Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat


The board also made a decision to renominate Union textile minister Smriti Irani. Union minister Smriti Irani will also contest the Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat from where she is already an MP and her term ends on August 18. Tribal leader of the party from Mandla in Madhya Pradesh Ms Sampatiya Uikey will contest the Rajya Sabha bye-poll from state. With Venkaiah Naidu being fielded as vice-presidential nominee, Manohar Parrikar moving to Goa as State Chief Minister and Anil Madhav Dave's ... Read More »

Obama IRS Abuse Should Unite Trump and Sessions


The attacks, widely seen as created to force Sessions into resigning, have upset leading figures in Trump's Republican Party, who have sprung to the attorney general's defense. "If Jeff Sessions is fired , there will be holy hell to pay ". When a reporter began to ask at the news conference if he would still be interested in being tapped as attorney general if Sessions is pushed out, Christie interrupted the reporter, saying, "Yeah, there's no chance I'm answering it, you know ... Read More »

Barcelona star Neymar in training bust-up amid PSG transfer rumors

Veteran defender Javier Mascherano quickly pulled Semedo away, but a clearly frustrated Neymar then had to be held back by Sergio Busquets as he continued aggressively gesturing at Semedo, who had retreated out of shot. He still has four years of his contract, so nothing else to say. The bust-up could increase the chances of him leaving... Sky Source News' source goes on to report. Read More »

Situation tense in flood-struck Jajpur


Water Resources Ministry official said five boats have been pressed into rescue service and Odisha State Disaster Management Authority and fire service units are on the job. About 1,600 people have been evacuated to safe shelters at eight places, while many others in the inundated areas have taken shelter in the houses of their neighbourers, a senior official said. Read More »

Police chiefs association refutes Trump's speech that endorsed officer brutality


A spokesman for Mayor Catherine Pugh characterized Trump's comments as insensitive. The police department in the NY county where President Donald Trump appeared to advocate rougher treatment of suspects is condemning the practice. "Law enforcement officers are trained to treat all individuals, whether they are a complainant, suspect or defendant, with dignity and respect", the statement reads. Read More »

Vladimir Putin Orders Cut Of 755 Personnel At US Missions In Russia


The bill, approved by a vote of 98 to 2 , will also grant the U.S. Congress the power to block U.S. President Donald Trump from unilaterally lifting sanctions on Russian Federation. And Congress would have quickly overturned a veto - a public repudiation that would underscore the President's impotence in this situation. Weiss suggested that Trump's low approval ratings at home, his tendency to alienate North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies such as Germany and his inability to pass ... Read More »

Palestinians return to Al-Aqsa


Several young men clambered onto the mosque's roof to affix Palestinian flags, which Israeli police soon confiscated. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday defended his decision to remove metal detectors from the entrance to a Jerusalem holy site after deadly unrest, saying it was in the best interest of security. Read More »

Auto plows into crowd in Los Angeles; at least 6 hurt


It was not immediately clear if the collision was intentional. "4 patients meet criteria for a paramedic ALS transport while 2 with non-life threatening injuries being transported in a BLS ambulance". LA reports that the driver stayed on scene after the incident. This is a developing story . Refresh for updates. We'll have the latest details live on the NBC4 News at 5. Read More »

Russian Federation vows further retaliation if USA moves forward with sanctions

The White House says Trump supports sanctions on the three countries in question and will review the legislation. On Friday, Russia's Foreign Ministry had signaled that the U.S. Putin said more than 1,000 people are now employed at the Moscow embassy and three US consulates in Russian Federation. Iran and North Korea are also targeted in the sanctions bill. Read More »

Holders Germany knocked out of Women's Euro 2017 by Denmark


The Dutch took the lead through winger Lieke Martens who scored with a low free-kick in the 33rd minute before new Arsenal Ladies signing Vivianne Miedema, 21, added a second to seal the win and also score her 42nd global goal. But then with just seven minutes remaining, Theresa Nielsen found herself unmarked in the German area to head downwards and see the ball sail into the left corner. Read More »

Never Forget the Moment Trump Encouraged Police Brutality


Clearly, some humor is in bad taste and we will surely get some that attack us for seemingly defending the President's words but seriously, is there so much hatred for President Trump and law enforcement that the clear joke can not be seen? Experts anxious that his words would encourage inappropriate use of force. Read More »

NYPD responds to Trump comments on using force during arrests


Eric Kowalczyk, who served as the Baltimore Police Department's spokesman during the unrest that followed Gray's death, called the president's comments "very disturbing" and said they only further deteriorate tenuous relationships between police departments and minority communities across the country. Read More »

Leonardo Mayer wins German Open — ATP Sunday round-up


Mayer snuck into the main draw after losing to 16-year-old Rudolf Molleker in the final round of qualifying when Martin Klizan withdrew from the main draw due to a calf injury. Yannick Hanfmann's dream week at the Swiss Open Gstaad continued as the German qualifier saved four match points to beat Robin Haase and reach his first ATP World Tour final. Read More »

Portman statement on health care


It would have eliminated the "individual mandate" and it would have removed the mandate that requires employers provide affordable coverage for eight years. "The Affordable Care Act is failing and hurting a lot of families and providing uncertainty in the insurance markets", he said. Instead, under the strategy that Senate leaders are clearly pursuing, House and Senate leaders would officially appoint a conference committee, but the full conference committee - including its Democratic ... Read More »

President Trump appears to endorse police brutality during speech


The International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Suffolk County, N.Y., Police Department were among the organizations that issued statements that appeared to put distance between themselves and the remarks, The Hill reported . MS-13, or Mara Salvatrucha , originated among El Salvadorean migrants in Los Angeles in the 1980s. Law enforcement officials and family members of crime victims are expected to be in the audience. Read More »

Russian Federation tells United States to cut diplomats or face expulsion


Tefft referred to Moscow's decision to reduce the number of USA diplomats in Russian Federation to 455 by September 1, as well as the suspension of the use of all storage facilities by the United States embassy as of August 1. The European Union has also threatened to retaliate against new USA sanctions on Russia, saying they would harm the bloc's energy security by targeting projects including a planned new pipeline to bring Russian natural gas to northern Europe. Read More »

Fire Ball ride won't be coming to the CNE this summer


An 18-year-old Columbus, Ohio, man was killed and seven others suffered injuries when one of the rows of seats on the Fire Ball ride "snapped off", during the Ohio State Fair's opening day Wednesday. Lori cote, the manager of communications for K-Days, confirmed to the media that the ride was being shut down. The statement said the government will evaluate those findings to determine whether the ride will be allowed to return to Alberta. Read More »

Trump to sign bill on anti-Russian sanctions - White House


His vow to extend a hand of cooperation to Russian President Vladimir Putin has been met with resistance as skeptical lawmakers look to limit the president's leeway to go easy on Moscow over its meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Lavrov added, however, that Moscow was ready to "normalize the bilateral ties with the USA and cooperate on important global issues". President Trump should sign this bill as soon as it hits his desk. Read More »

Jordan hands investigation file to Israel


The Shin Bet will investigate the shooting of two Jordanian civilians by an embassy guard in what an initial investigation determined was a self defense shooting during a terror attack. Jordan is calling for an investigation and trial of Moyal in Israel on murder charges. As for the Israeli embassy incident, Abdullah reiterated that Jordan will not give up on the rights of Jordanians and that the Kingdom will devote all efforts to "make sure that justice is served". Read More »

Russian Federation vows further retaliation if U.S. advances sanctions


Rejecting the bill would have further galvanized resistance against the President and deepened concerns about possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. "This is the rationale and the standard for our European sanctions, no more, but not less", he said. "None. It would be a form of political suicide". Read More »