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Rahul denied permission to visit Mandsaur: Congress


It may be recalled that farmers from the southern state of Tamil Nadu protested in the Indian capital for nearly a month. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan appealed for calm and promised to look into the demands of farmers. He said additional police force has been called to assist the law-enforcers. Sources said three police personnel were injured in the clashes. The farmers retaliated by torching more than 30 vehicles. Read More »

British police reveal names of London attackers

Butt was investigated by officers in 2015 but they found no evidence he was planning an attack and he was "prioritised in the lower echelons of our investigative work", police said. An Irish security source described the killer as having "extensive immigration history related to the UK". "They are particularly keen to hear about places they may have frequented and their movements in the days and hours before the attacks". Read More »

Scotland's party leaders clash in final TV debate of election campaign

As Ms Sturgeon was scolded by her opponents for betraying a confidence and "dragging politics into the gutter", the question on many observers' lips was: why had the First Minister resorted to this tactic? In the final Scottish leaders's debate before the general election, the First Minister claimed Dugdale suggested her party's position on a second Scottish referendum could change in the wake of the Brexit vote. Read More »

Hawaii Rebuffs Trump by Enacting Laws Supporting Paris Agreement


The city is joining dozens of others across the country, including Cleveland, in declaring opposition to President Trump's withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement . Donald Trump's decision to take the United States out of the Paris climate agreement has been condemned by nearly all of the country's business community. Read More »

Trump lashes out at London mayor again

While addressing a multi-cultural audience, Khan said London would never be "broken by terrorism " and that terrorism would be defeated. "There will always be exceptions" to the ban, Trump says. The President started his Twitter assault on the London Mayor on Sunday, misrepresenting comments Mr Khan had made urging the public not to be alarmed by an increased police presence. Read More »

Trump speaks to Saudi king as Gulf crisis deepens

DUBAI/DOHA - US President Donald Trump offered on Wednesday to help resolve a worsening diplomatic crisis between Qatar and other Arab powers as the United Arab Emirates invoked the possibility of an economic embargo on Doha over its alleged support of terrorism. Read More »

Five more paramilitary battalions sent to Mandsaur


The party sources close to PCC Chief sachin Pilot also said that Gandhi took motorcycle ride in Nimbaheda. "There was no order [to the police] to open fire [at the farmers]". A price stabilisation fund, procurement at high prices and sale to consumers at subsidised prices are stop-gap solutions, and costly ones, too. At some places, agitators turned violent and torched several vehicles, including those belonging to the police, as a show of anger against the cops, who they blame for Tuesday's ... Read More »

London Mayor: UK Shouldn't Host Donald Trump On A State Visit

US President Donald Trump on Sunday made scathing attack on Sadiq Khan for asking the British public to remain calm after the weekend terrorist attack. "(Mainstream media) is working hard to sell it!" In the two days since a group of terrorists killed seven people and injured many others on London Bridge on Saturday night, Trump has tweeted several times about the attack and used it to promote his travel ban, which is being blocked by the courts. Read More »

Trump's tweets complicate White House efforts to manage message

Critics of President Donald Trump's stalled travel ban say he may have undercut the government's defense of the measure when he bashed the Justice Department for asking the Supreme Court to review a "watered-down" version of the ban. Conway asked, reminding viewers that President Trump promised to stand with the United Kingdom in the wake of Saturday night's London Bridge terrorist attack. Read More »

Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda

Voting on the bill-even if it fails-as soon as possible may be critical for giving lawmakers the bandwidth needed to tackle other thorny issues, such as tax reform and a fiscal year 2018 budget . However, it's unclear how Republicans would pay for extending the Medicaid funding, which would cost billions. The House version allows states to waive the health law's pricing and plan design requirements for health insurers, which would undercut the ACA's protections for people with pre-existing ... Read More »

Comey Opening Statement For Senate Intelligence Hearing, Annotated

The intelligence committee released the Comey statement at his request after National Intelligence Director Daniel Coats, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe testified during an open hearing Wednesday. Read More »

Cosby's chief accuser denies romance before alleged assault


A compilation of reports from the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial courtesy of deathandtaxes . While on the stand, Andrea Constand was asked why she stayed in contact with the accused. But Constand says she never got the records from Temple University for the work-issued phone. Constand's cross-examination will continue when court resumes Wednesday. Read More »

Backed Syrian force attacks IS-held Raqqa

Raqqa, which lies on the northern bank of the Euphrates, is reportedly surrounded from the west, north, and east by SDF forces. The extremists are not expected to give up easily. Iraqi forces are close to clearing Mosul , Iraq's second largest city, from Islamic State control. As Islamic State forces dig deep across their remaining territory, civilians have increasingly been caught in the crossfire, killed by the militants' bombings and land mines as well as by coalition airstrikes ... Read More »

McMaster 'Not Concerned' About Kushner Reports


It's been just a few days since news surfaced that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into the role Kushner held during the campaign and transition, including his contacts with Russian officials, his role in the campaign's data analytics operation, and his relationship with former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Read More »

Court trial to determine fate of Brazilian presidency


He had 24 hours to answer the questions , but his lawyers got an extension until Friday afternoon. Temer has refused to resign since the Supreme Court late last month authorised an investigation against him for alleged corruption, racketeering and obstruction of justice. Read More »

Islamic State claims stunning attack in heart of Iran

Iranian security officials have not said who they suspect is behind the attacks, though state media has referred to the attackers as "terrorists". Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks on Iran's parliament and the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran. Read More »

Trump heads to Ohio to talk infrastructure

Comey can't discuss classified matters during his public testimony, though his Thursday appearance will be followed by a closed-door afternoon session with the Senate Intelligence Committee to allow him to go into a bit more detail. I explained that we had briefed the leadership of Congress on exactly which individuals we were investigating and that we had told those Congressional leaders that we were not personally investigating President Trump . Read More »

Did girlfriend's texts push teen to take his own life?


Prosecutors argue that the texts are overwhelming evidence that while Carter played the role of a loving girlfriend, she was secretly urging Roy to kill himself. "This is a suicide case", he said, "not a not a homicide". "Prosecutors will have to prove that Carter causes Conrad Roy to kill himself and essentially caused his death", Medwed told The Washington Post . Read More »

Police identify two men behind London terrorist attacks

Seven people were killed in the attack on Saturday night, which was carried out by three men. British police on Monday identified two of the three men who killed seven people during a weekend terror attack - including one man who came to England from Pakistan with his asylum-seeking parents. Read More »

India and Spain call for 'zero tolerance' on terrorism


The two leaders then headed inside for the IGC Plenary session , the focal point of Modi's two-day visit to Germany. Prime Minister Modi also met Spanish President Mariano Rajoy at the Moncloa Palace earlier in the day. He said the German small and medium industry, called Mittelstand, is playing a big role in the success of "Make in India" as hundreds of German companies had shown interest in doing joint ventures in specific areas of technology and innovation. Read More »

Trump to Nominate Christopher Wray to Be FBI Director


Christie, who has informally advised Trump, was not charged in the bridge case. He was a top Department of Justice official that helped handle the response to the 9/11 attacks in 2001. He says all Americans can have confidence in Wray. Wray also was an assistant US attorney in Georgia. Wray wasn't as directly involved as Comey and Mueller, but he was at least present in the department. Read More »