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Kovind's candidature will be fought politically: Pinarayi

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Shiv Sena and the People's Democratic Party, both NDA constituents, too, have pledged support to Kovind. Once elected, Kovind will be the second Dalit to occupy the highest constitutional office. Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar , former Union Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, BR Ambedkar's grandson Prakash Yashwant Ambedkar, and Mahatma Gandhi's grandson and former bureaucrat Gopal Krishna Gandhi are said to be the front runners. Read More »

Russian defense ministry investigate on IS leader's death

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Ryan Dillon, the spokesman for the anti-ISIS U.S. -led coalition, which maintains communications with Russian Federation. The U.S. State Department had offered $25 million for information that leads to the location of al-Baghdadi, his arrest and conviction. Read More »

U.S. would like nuclear deal with India to go forward

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However, a senior administration official refrained from confirming reports that the State Department has approved the sale of 22 Guardian drones to India . India and Pakistan should engage in direct talks and seek a normalization of ties, the official said. Energy partnership is one aspect of the economic relationship that has not been highlighted as much in the past, the official said, adding that this would be an important part of the trip. Read More »

US Student's Death A 'mystery' - North Korea

The agency accused Seoul of tarnishing Pyongyang's image with its "slanderous talk about cruel treatment and torture" while having no knowledge of the "humanitarian" treatment Warmbier received in the North . Suffering from severe brain damage, he died Monday at a Cincinnati hospital. A U.S. official said on Thursday that North Korea had conducted another test of a rocket engine believed to be linked to Pyongyang's ICBM program. Read More »

Iran's Missile Strike On ISIS Was A Massive Failure

The term takfiri is used by Iranian officials when referring to militant Sunni Muslim fundamentalist groups such as IS. The Guard released black-and-white footage it said came from a drone showing the strikes, a column of thick black smoke rising into the sky after the attack. Read More »

Trump Slams Obama for Not Stopping Russia From Meddling With Election

In a separate hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday morning, a current DHS official that Russian Federation targeted election-related systems in 21 states leading up to the election. "Prior to Election Day, I also personally reviewed with the CEO of The Associated Press its long-standing election-day reporting process, including the redundancies and safeguards in its systems", Johnson said. Read More »

Iran launches first strikes in Syria

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London - Senior Advisor to Iran's Spiritual Leader, Ali Akbar Velayati, said that his country has sent a letter to the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, accusing Washington of breaching three clauses in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Read More »

London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

She said the decision was taken after a joint safety inspection by London Fire Brigade and the council. We have liaised with residents at Durham House and will work to ensure they continue to feel safe and comfortable in their homes. Also Friday, police said they are considering manslaughter charges among the criminal offenses that may have been committed at Grenfell. "When I'm inside I'm not comfortable after what happened with those poor people at Grenfell". Read More »

Death toll rises to 29 in Afghanistan bombing

The bomb tore through a queue of civilians and government employees who had lined up outside the bank to collect their salaries. The situation in Helmand is so bleak that the Taliban has effectively surrounded the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah , and have launched several forays into the city. Read More »

Sen. Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs

The conservative argument is that the costs are spiraling out of control and eventually have to be picked up by the states; the liberal argument is that the money is being shifted to tax cuts for the wealthy. The bill language was not amended by the Senate. "You have a lot of professional services in the schools, and when you cut Medicaid , that's exactly who gets hurt ". Read More »

France elects a record number of women into parliament

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Prime Minister Edouard Philippe formally resigned on Monday afternoon, a largely symbolic move required after a legislative election. The vote "will lend him enough support to rapidly implement his pro-business reform program", said Marion Amiot , senior economist at Oxford Economics . Read More »

Russia warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow

Others warned that without a broader endgame strategy, U.S. muscle-flexing risked a deeper confrontation with Syria or its backers, Iran and Russian Federation. Similarly, Iran has sent in proxy militias to fight on Assad's behalf but likely wouldn't dream of lining up their armed forces against the US's. "Repeated combat actions by USA aviation under the cover of counterterrorism against lawful armed forces of a country that is a member of the United Nations are a massive violation ... Read More »

Beyoncé Gives Birth to Twins!

However, a source told the celebrity news website that the twins, as well as Beyonce , who is reportedly also still in the hospital, are expected to be okay. Beyonce and the 99 Problems hitmaker tied the knot in 2008 and recently celebrated their ninth wedding anniversary. The gender of her new arrivals is unknown and no further details have been revealed. Read More »

N. Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM

United States officials speaking anonymously to several news agencies said the latest engine test, on Thursday, could be one stage of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) engine that would be able to reach the US. Kenneth Bae, an American who was jailed for almost two years in North Korea, told CNN he believed Warmbier could have been tortured, and cautioned other Americans against going to North Korea. Read More »

Australia to Resume Airstrikes against ISIL Targets Soon

The US keeps an aircraft carrier with dozens of F/A-18E fighters aboard in the Mediterranean about all the time and hundreds of F-15s and F-16s scattered around Turkey, Qatar, and Jordan. "And we have to understand what we're getting involved in, right". Instead, a giant salvo of cruise missiles would pour in from the USS George H.W. Read More »

Eight killed in Pakistan blast

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Four, including a 10-year-old girl are said to in critical condition. Abdul Razzaq Cheema, director general of police in Baluchistan province, of which Quetta is capital, said the bomber had detonated a vehicle packed with explosives. Anwarul Haq Kakar, a spokesman for the provincial government, said the bomb was planted in a moving auto, but officers were trying to determine whether it was a suicide attack. Read More »

Global Smart Fingerprint Locks Market and Investment Analysis Report 2017

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Is Nancy Pelosi in Trouble?

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Republicans have won all four of the four special elections that have been held under President Trump. US President Donald Trump accused Democrats on Wednesday of obstructing his agenda, the day after a fellow Republican won a Georgia congressional election that many saw as a referendum on his turbulent presidency. Read More »

Nevada senator announces opposition to health care bill

As he has multiple times since the ACA's passage in 2010, Obama conceded that the bill was less than flawless and vowed to support any Republican-backed bill that "is demonstrably better than the improvements we made to our health care system, that covers as many people at less cost". Read More »

Dan Rather wants to see Democrats battle issues - not just Trump

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Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), who placed blame for recent election losses squarely on the Democrats themselves - and their obsession with the Trump-Russia story. "I don't think people in the beltway are realizing just how toxic the Democratic Party brand is in so many parts of the country", said Ryan. "I think she's one of the best speakers ever, and I am glad to support her", he said. Read More »

North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment

Warmbier was to be buried at a Cincinnati cemetery. Preliminary autopsy findings had been expected later on Tuesday or on Wednesday. Instead, they believed his condition was caused by a severe neurological injury brought on by oxygen deprivation. Read More »

Democrats look for what went wrong after losing Georgia House race

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The special election was held to fill the seat vacated by Tom Price after Trump appointed him as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. They still don't have an economic message for voters who want something more than the liberal call for more welfare, and they have no legitimate response to the national call for a shift away from the status quo. Read More »

How Close Were Georgia And South Carolina Election's?

But Democrats did this to themselves. But his Republican opponent, Karen Handel , as well as a GOP-aligned super PAC and the House Republicans' campaign arm, the National Republican Congressional Committee, spent millions on television ads and mailers latching Ossoff to Pelosi. Read More »