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Naxalites seeking to destablise development: Rajnath Singh

Read Also: Naxals kill 26 CRPF jawans in Sukma Singh was here to attend a function to celebrate the birth anniversary of 1857 hero Veer Kunwar Singh who hailed from Bihar. Rajnath Singh paid a visit to the local hospital in Raipur where the injured Jawans are being treated. "Villagers were also taken as shields by Naxals and that restricted our fire for some time", the officer said. Read More »

Trump's former national security adviser under Pentagon investigation for Russian Federation payments

But the White House team that put Flynn in charge of national security still hasn't released a "single shred of paper" in relation to the committee's investigation, says the ranking Democrat. Earlier this week, Spicer said it had turned over Flynn-related documents to congressional investigators. In his letter to Acting Secretary Speer, Chaffetz also asked to be informed about "any other emoluments clause violations" that might have been taken up since January 1, 2010. Read More »

5 things we learned from the Sally Yates hearing


Despite these warnings, President Trump hired him anyway, only to accept his resignation 24 days later. And she warned that the White House - that President - she warned that - she said that she warned the White House that President Trump's national security adviser at the time was compromised by the Russians. Read More »

Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russia investigation


Flynn was compromised by the Russians". Citing people familiar with the matter, CNN said the subpoenas were issued by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Alexandria, Virginia. In an unusual move for a former president - particularly one who just handed the White House to the opposing party - Mr Obama taped a video endorsing Emmanuel Macron, the eventual victor of the French presidential election. Read More »

AP Analysis: Uniting S. Koreans daunting job for new leader

In noting this, a leader of a business organization said Moon will have to travel a long road before he can implement his policies. According to the commission, 13,423,800 voters selected Moon Jae-in as their preference for President. He has said he wants to review the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defence system in South Korea and would be willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez Murder Conviction Vacated


Noting that Hernandez had left his fiancée, Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez , a note that included the phrase "you're rich", Quinn said the suicide may have been meant to help his family protect assets. In court filings last week, prosecutors produced two pieces of evidence they said bolster their argument. One inmate reportedly said that Hernandez had mentioned the legal loophole in a conversation not long before his death: The inmate said Hernandez had heard a "rumor" that his conviction for the ... Read More »

Evacuations ordered though many stay put — Georgia wildfire

George. Heisey said there was no way to know how long the evacuation order would stand. Emergency officials in neighboring Nassau County, Florida , were urging some residents to prepare in case they need asked to evacuate. He says the fire in total has covered 129,856 acres (52,550 hectares) as winds are pushing it southeast toward the St. George community. More than 79 people have been evacuated from their homes, and fire crews told us late Monday afternoon they are strongly encouraging ... Read More »

Jeff Flake: No 'Acceptable Rational' For Comey Firing

Some Democrats compared Trump's move to the "Saturday Night Massacre" of 1973, in which President Richard Nixon fired an independent special prosecutor investigating the Watergate scandal. Trump told The Associated Press by telephone after the meeting that he "learned a lot" but declined to say whether he accepted their conclusion about Russian Federation. Read More »

Sally Yates tells senators she warned Donald Trump about Michael Flynn

Yates briefly led the US Justice Department until Trump fired her on 30 January for declining to defend his travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries. "Ask Sally Yates , under oath, if she knows how classified information got into the newspapers soon after she explained it to W.H. Counsel", he tweeted Monday morning. Read More »

Trump's mixed messages on ex-FBI Director Comey

The abrupt decision by the White House brings to an end a tumultuous tenure for the career prosecutor who found himself at the center of controversy about the 2016 election, taking heat from both sides. "I am working to learn the facts behind the President's decision, but I hope new leadership in the FBI will help restore Americans' confidence in the Bureau". Read More »

Sean Spicer: Trump will not announce Paris climate decision until after G7


But it was postponed . "President Trump said that he was pondering on this issue, and the two men agreed to meet again in two weeks in Brussels", Araud said. The official requested anonymity to discuss private conversations. Some senior members of the Trump administration - including the president - have questioned the validity of climate science in the past. Read More »

Trump signs executive order on religious liberty

Brown, president of the anti-same-sex marriage organization National Organization for Marriage, told the New York Times. "The religious freedom of individuals and organizations, including that of clergy and houses of worship, is already protected by the First Amendment and federal law". Read More »

Comey hearing: Federal Bureau of Investigation chief defends 'right choice' on handling Clinton email probe


Comey said he had the choice to either "speak" or " conceal ". The Washington Post quoted Comey as telling to the Senate panel that the thought that he might have affected the 2016 election made him "mildly nauseous". Comey responded that it he felt it would have been "catastrophic" to hide his investigation at that point because the device could conceivably have contained emails from Hillary Clinton's tenure as Secretary of State. Read More »

White House has approved weapons for Kurds over Turkey's objections, official says


Yesterday US Defence Department aimed to reassure North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey. Mattis said another important consideration was whether the safe zone proposal would affect the battle against the Islamic State - a distinct possibility, since the safe zones are supposed to be no-fly zones for all military aircraft, including those belonging to the United States and its anti-ISIS coalition partners. Read More »

Soldier killed in Somalia was from Falmouth


A USA military official confirmed that this is the first United States service member killed in action in Somalia since 1993, when two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters were shot down and 18 American soldiers were killed in the Battle for Mogadishu . Read More »

Conservatives Make Strong Gains In UK Local Elections

Meanwhile, Labour slumped to become the third largest party in Scotland's councils, and was kicked out of power in its Glasgow heartland for the first time in nearly 40 years. Too many fantastic councillors, who work tirelessly for their communities, lost their seats. Nuttall claimed that, if his party's hammering was down to a Tory advance driven by May's determination to leave the European Union, then it was a price he was "prepared to pay". Read More »

Spicer may address Russia probe in news briefing

Flynn had been an adviser to Trump and an outspoken supporter of his presidential candidacy in the 2016 campaign. Spicer told reporters that the day after Yates' initial meeting with McGahn on January 26, the White House counsel asked her to return "to discuss certain issues that she had left unclear at the time". Read More »

Working the bugs out of health care


The future of the bill remains in doubt as Republican senators have vowed to write their own healthcare bill. Alaska's Lisa Murkowski, who has been very critical of the House bill, said Thursday she hopes the Senate starts with "a clean slate". Read More »

S.Korea's new president says willing to visit rival N.Korea

He said he would fly straight to Washington if required and would also go to Beijing and Tokyo. He was followed by Hong Joon-pyo of the conservative Liberty Korea Party, who had almost 7.3 million votes, accounting for 25.04 per cent of votes counted so far. Read More »

Liberal candidate wins South Korea's presidential election

A one-time student activist and human rights lawyer, Moon served Roh Moo-hyun as presidential secretary when his longtime friend was elected the president in 2002. In just six months, Park went from the country's most powerful person to languishing in a jail cell as she awaits a corruption trial. Park is now in jail awaiting trial on 18 charges, including bribery, over allegations that she took money from billionaire Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong in an effort by Lee to facilitate a major ... Read More »

Macron won 66.1%, Le Pen 33.9% in French vote: final results

Macron's defeat of nationalist Marine Le Pen has relieved investors who had feared another populist upheaval after Britain's vote to exit the European Union and Donald Trump's election as USA president. Bank. Maréchal-Le Pen will also quit her position as councillor in the Provences-Alpes-Côte d'Azur regional council. She made it clear, however, that she now saw herself as the leader of the opposition. Read More »

Trump insists no evidence of collusion with Russia


President Barack Obama warned Donald Trump against hiring Michael Flynn as national security adviser in the days after the 2016 election. The hearing produced more confirmations of what we already know than surprises. "Why doesn't the media report on this?" the President said in a tweet . Trump has continued to defend Flynn since his exit, and even supported his reported request for immunity to testify before the Federal Bureau of Investigation or Congress. Read More »