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Parties begin to gravitate towards Imran

Parties begin to gravitate towards Imran Having set course for the Prime Minister House, Imran Khan lowered his voice at one point during a televised address - nearly appearing hurt - to say he was troubled that over the past several days Indian TV channels were painting him as some sort of a "Bollywood villain". [Full Article...]

Violence threatens as Zimbabwe opposition claims Chamisa election victory over Mnangagwa

Violence threatens as Zimbabwe opposition claims Chamisa election victory over Mnangagwa She said she was confident there was no "cheating" and that the commission will respect the will of Zimbabweans: "We will not steal their choice of leaders". Previously-banned European Union election observers, present for the first time in years, said participation appeared high but warned of possible "shortcomings" in the vote process. [Full Article...]

Polar Bear Shot After Crewman Attacked

Polar Bear Shot After Crewman Attacked Hapag-Lloyd is among those organizing Arctic expeditions. The incident took place on Saturday in Svalbard, located between Norway and the North Pole above the Arctic Circle, after the MS Bremen docked at the remote port. "As soon as such an animal approaches, the shore leave would be stopped immediately". As the attempts of the other guards to evict the animal , unfortunately, were not su... [Full Article...]

Rand Paul reverses on threat to oppose Trump supreme court pick

Rand Paul reverses on threat to oppose Trump supreme court pick Kennedy , served for two years in the counsel's office and three years as staff secretary - a high-ranking position that controls the flow of documents in and out of the Oval Office. Last week, Sen. McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan met with Pres. Trump to argue against a shutdown, saying it would side-track their agenda, which could be put at risk if Democrats were to take back the House in N... [Full Article...]

Cohen says Trump knew about Trump Tower meeting with Russians

Cohen says Trump knew about Trump Tower meeting with Russians Alan Futerfas, an attorney for Trump Jr., said in a statement that his client "has been professional and responsible throughout the Mueller and Congressional investigations". Prosecutors in the US Attorney's office for the Southern District of NY have been investigating Cohen for months, though he has not been charged with any crime and has repeatedly denied any wrong doing. [Full Article...]

U.S. economy records fastest growth since 2014

U.S. economy records fastest growth since 2014 The Commerce Department just announced that the economy grew at a 4.1% GDP Growth rate in the second quarter of this year. Illustrating the volatility of some elements of GDP, net exports contributed 1.06 percentage point to the pace of growth, the most since 2013, partly on a surge in soybean shipments ahead of retaliatory tariffs. [Full Article...]

Stage set for release of Assam's final NRC draft today

Stage set for release of Assam's final NRC draft today A decision to update the NRC was taken in 2005 by former PM Manmohan Singh in a tripartite meeting to review the Assam Accord. Assam government published the second and final draft of the updated NRC on Monday. "The current list includes names of 2.89 crore people". The names of Samir Das, a Bengali-speaking Hindu businessman in Assam's eastern town of Hojai, and his family, were missing, he... [Full Article...]

U.S. battles to contain deadly California wildfires

U.S. battles to contain deadly California wildfires The so-called Carr Fire roared through Shasta County, so thoroughly eating up homes, that it's hard to tell how many once stood in the ruins. Earlier Saturday, a California family confirmed two young children and their great grandmother died from the fire. [Full Article...]

Skywatchers looking forward to complete lunar eclipse

Skywatchers looking forward to complete lunar eclipse The Astronomical Society of India cautioned against creating a hype around this event in a statement. But that's not all. Mars will appear 10 times brighter than usual, at magnitude -2.8 on that night. But let me explain what happens. Join Miguel here as he takes us through his photograph " Total Lunar Eclipse of 2015". The Earth's shadow crept across the moon in the early hours, bathin... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump won’t tolerate foreign interference in midterm elections: White House

Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday said the White House had made clear that other CNN journalists were welcome at the Rose Garden event, just not Collins. Well, surprising exactly no one, Trump himself doesn't like any of the reporters who do that. CNN , in a statement, objected to the move, calling it "retaliatory in nature" and "not indicative of an open and free press". [Full Article...]

Daesh assault kills over 200 in southwest Syria

Daesh assault kills over 200 in southwest Syria According to SOHR, IS fighters reportedly seized control of three of seven villages that they had attacked on Wednesday morning, but local armed groups fighting alongside Syrian pro-government forces had reclaimed the villages in a counter-offensive hours later. [Full Article...]

Unhappy wife ‘must stay married’ Supreme Court rules

Unhappy wife ‘must stay married’ Supreme Court rules Lord Wilson noted in the judgment that Tini would be able to divorce in 2020, when the couple will have been separated for five years and she will be eligible for a divorce without consent or evidence of fault. For her part, Lady Hale stated, at paragraph 46: "I have found this a very troubling case". He summarised the current position, which blends objective and subjective elements: a petitione... [Full Article...]

Suspect Arrested In Fatal Stabbing At Oakland's BART Station

Suspect Arrested In Fatal Stabbing At Oakland's BART Station Cowell was arrested without any trouble on an Antioch-bound train at the Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre station. Surveillance video on the train and at the station's platform showed Cowell had been riding the same auto as the sisters Sunday, but they didn't interact, Rojas said . [Full Article...]

White House Delays Next Trump-Putin Summit Until 2019

White House Delays Next Trump-Putin Summit Until 2019 On Tuesday, Maddow reported the White House "skillfully cut" from its video of the event Reuters reporter Jeff Mason asking Putin if he wanted Trump to win the 2016 presidential election. He also cautions against Putin's ulterior motives in maintaining a relationship with the U.S. He believes that Russian intelligence has learned from the DNC hacks and may interfere with U.S. [Full Article...]

Pakistan election: Imran Khan takes lead as country awaits official results

Pakistan election: Imran Khan takes lead as country awaits official results The provincial results show that the PML-N was leading on 129 seats in Punjab followed by PTI with 121 in the provincial assembly of 299 members. It appears likely that Tehreek-e-Insaf will fall short of the 137 seats needed to form a government, raising the prospect Mr Khan's party will have to find coalition partners. [Full Article...]

Greece: Death toll from wildfires hits 74

Greece: Death toll from wildfires hits 74 The charred bodies of 26 people, including small children, were discovered in the courtyard of a villa at the seaside resort of Mati, 40km northeast of the capital, said rescuer Vassilis Andriopoulos. More than 300 firefighters, five aircraft and two helicopters have been mobilised to tackle the "extremely difficult" situation due to those strong winds, Athens fire chief Achille Tzouvaras said i... [Full Article...]

GOP House Members Move To Impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein

GOP House Members Move To Impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein In a statement , Meadows said Rosenstein should be impeached because of the Justice Department's stonewalling of congressional subpoenas and hiding information from Congress, and for signing one of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant renewals for Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page . [Full Article...]

More than half of Americans think Russian Federation has 'kompromat' on Trump

More than half of Americans think Russian Federation has 'kompromat' on Trump The comments by House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan reflect the continuing unease among US lawmakers even within Mr. Trump's own party about his outreach to Mr. Trump wasn't acting in the best interest of the nation , voters said by a 54 to 41 per cent margin. Putin's failure to swiftly accept Trump's invitation for a Washington summit this fall has been noticeable, Reuters reported . [Full Article...]

British PM takes control of Brexit talks

British PM takes control of Brexit talks On Tuesday, July 17, the House of Commons voted 305 to 301 to approve a new clause in the Brexit trade bill which confirms that the UK's continued participation in the European medicines regulatory network is a negotiating objective. Earlier, Mr. Raab suggested to the Sunday Telegraph that he was still persuading other cabinet ministers that the government's "pragmatic" strategy for leaving ... [Full Article...]

Cohen recording of pay-off talk broadcast on US TV

Cohen recording of pay-off talk broadcast on US TV President Donald Trump's new lawyer on Tuesday evening scrambled to spread his legal team's conflicting take on what was revealed in the release of tapes of Trump's conversation with his former lawyer about a payment to a former Playboy model just ahead of the 2016 election. [Full Article...]


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