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Bomb kills 13, hurts 24 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility

Videos posted to social media showed chaotic scenes on the streets surrounding the blast. So-called Islamic State (IS) said via its Amaq news agency that the target had been "a gathering" of Shia. It was the single deadliest event in the city since the United States invasion in 2003. At one point, a young girl is spotted walking around in a daze as fires burn and bodies lay all around her. Read More »

Manchester attack: Man arrested in Shoreham-by-Sea by counter-terror police

So far, police have arrested 15 people from Greater Manchester , Warwickshire and Merseyside in relation to the bombing. The Bank Holiday raids followed a flurry of police activity in Manchester over the weekend, with the arrest of a 25-year-old man in Old Trafford and a 19-year-old man in Gorton in connection with attack. Read More »

Trump has awkward visit to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, appears to shove prime minister

Mr. Tusk concluded that the United States and the European Union should be jointly saying "values and principles first", thus intentionally or unintentionally calling out President Trump's presidential campaign motto "America first". A senior administration official said that no one should "read into" Trump's remarks any lack of United States commitment to the alliance's collective defense obligations. Read More »

The Putin-Macron handshake the world was waiting for

The Russian strongman, who hosted Macron's far-right rival Marine Le Pen for talks during the election race, also shrugged off allegations that Russian hackers infiltrated Macron's campaign. But after more than two hours of meetings - their first since Mr Macron's May 7 election and longer than scheduled - both leaders also signalled a shared desire not to let disagreements define their fledgling relationship. Read More »

American Medical Association: Millions could lose coverage in GOP health plan


Next week we celebrate National Women's Health Week . The House bill would allow states to obtain waivers to allow higher premiums for some people with pre-existing medical conditions and ease other consumer protections. However, the study notes, the impact would not be limited to people with only the most severe health problems. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell formed the negotiating team to take the lead on crafting health care legislation that can ultimately win the support of ... Read More »

Bribery allegations mount against Brazilian president

Temer rejected calls for his resignation, saying he will fight allegations. In the audio, Temer apparently endorses bribes for Cunha, who is serving a 15-year prison sentence of corruption and money laundering and who led the impeachment push against President Dilma Rousseff last year . Read More »

Graham to Trump: Stay in Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Former Obama administration climate diplomats have been the most vocal against withdrawing from Paris. The heat is on: President Trump says he will decide this week whether to stick with the landmark Paris climate accord. His Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, has said the United States reserves the right to be protectionist if trade arrangements are unfair to USA companies and workers. Read More »

GST Rates Finalized: Travel Gets Cheaper, Health & Education Exempted

GST is created to eliminate the incidence in the current tax system of "tax on tax" that gets embedded when credit for various levies are not fully given. AC restaurants and those with liquor licence will be charged 18 per cent GST and 5-star hotels will be levied 28 per cent, he said, adding that hotels with tariff of Rs1,000-2,500 will have to pay 12 per cent tax. Read More »

Pope's gift to Trump -- book on environmental protection


When the First Couple landed in Rome a day later to meet with Pope Francis , Trump appeared to be rejected again after Melania moved her hand away. The pope said previous year a man who thinks about building walls and not bridges is "not Christian" . Read More »

Black Box of Sukhoi-30 jet recovered


The fighter jet went missing soon after getting airborne from Tezpur. The aircraft had lost radar and radio contact near the China border 40 minutes after its take-off and declared "overdue" and a search and rescue operation was launched on 23 may afternoon to locate the aircraft and the pilots, according to the Defence PRO. Read More »

Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails end hunger strike

Israeli forces clashed with the demonstrators. Some 1,187 detainees observed the strike, according to Israel's prison service . The hunger strike was led by Barghouti, a prominent figure in his Fatah movement and revered by many Palestinians, in contrast to the increasingly unpopular president. Read More »

Rand Paul: Paris climate deal would kill 6 million U.S. jobs


Trump, who ran for president vowing to rip up the agreement , listened carefully to his new counterparts and is "evolving" on the issue, according to a top aide. Trump, who will return to the White House under a cloud of scandal, started Saturday at the second day of the G-7 summit in Sicily , bringing to an end a nine-day trip that started in Saudi Arabia and Israel before moving on to three European stops. Read More »

Uttarakhand UBSE Results 2017


The UBSE runs over 10,000 schools across the state. As part of its various responsibilities, the Board organizes the annual board exam for class 10 and class 12 students. - Click on the link for the Uttarakhand class 10 or 12 results 2017. All they need to do is send a text typing UK10ROLLNUMBER to 56263. These reference copies are just temporary, but it is advisable to take a print out of this. Read More »

Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel


Is Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , the one really running the show? Trump added in the statement that Kushner was "respected by virtually everyone", and was busy working to help save the country "billions of dollars". "Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names", Trump wrote , "it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers. Read More »

State HSC results to be declared today


Maharashtra Board HSC Class 12 examination 2017 were conducted from February 28 to March 25, 2017 across the state. Well, the wait in not yet over for the candidates to get their Maharashtra class 12th HSC Results 2017. Previous year the Maharashtra board MSBSHSE had declared the HSC 2016 results on May 25. Enter your reg number and click on the submit button. Read More »

Korea celebrates Hwasong-12 missile launch

Haley said the Security Council is going to send a strong and unified message to North Korea that "the worldwide community wants to support you but as long as you test, and as long as you continue your nuclear program, you are on an island by yourself". Read More »

North Korea balloons prompted warning shots: Seoul


This comes amid escalated military tensions as North Korea conducted another ballistic missile launch Sunday, its eighth such test this year. However, a week ago U.S. "We believe the Chinese have a big responsibility there, but we're also sure that the Chinese government is aware of that", Gabriel said at the start of his one-day diplomatic visit to China, North Korea's key ally. Read More »

Cairo dismisses security official over Daesh attack on Christians

The group was on their way to a monastery near Minya province. Those attacks killed and maimed dozens in what was the deadliest attack against Christians in Egypt's recent history. The Egyptian military has continued its airstrikes targeting extremist groups in Libya for three consecutive days and the spokesman for the army, Tamer al-Rifai, stressed that they will continue to "target all camps where terrorist members are being trained and which could threaten Egypt's national security". Read More »

US Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from prison

The Oklahoma native was convicted of 20 counts including theft, computer fraud and six violations of act. Her lawyer claims she had been abused while at Fort Leavenworth. But Obama said she had served a "tough sentence". For security and privacy reasons, Manning is holding no press conferences or other public events. Read More »

UK leaks row hits Manchester probe, 8 arrested

Earlier on Thursday, British prime minister Theresa May spoke to U.S. president Donald Trump to say intelligence shared between their two countries had to remain secure. Authorities say the suicide bomber, 22-year-old British-Libyan Salman Abedi , did not act alone. The decision to stop sharing police information with USA agencies was an extraordinary step as Britain sees the United States as its closest ally on security and intelligence. Read More »

Tiger Woods arrested in Florida on DUI suspicion


The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says on its website that Woods was booked into a county jail around 7 a.m. on Monday. He lives on Jupiter Island and was released at 10:50 a.m. Woods enjoyed a clean public image until 2009, when he was cited with careless driving after he crashed his auto into a fire hydrant and tree outside his home over Thanksgiving weekend. Read More »