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Author: 0 Pakistani man accuses Indian High Commission of detaining his Indian wife

The two met and fell in love in Malaysia, where he worked as a taxi driver. They said that they have told her husband to visit the high commission on Monday, to meet his wife and get the visa as well. When police contacted the Indian High Commission, the officials there said Uzma was in their office but refused to release her, saying that negotiations on the matter will be held through the foreign office.

Global Media Barbra Streisand's Making Bold Claims About Sexism at the Oscars
Author: 0 Barbra Streisand's Making Bold Claims About Sexism at the Oscars

Barbra Streisand is the damn definition of a strong woman: She knows exactly what she's worth, and she doesn't pull any punches about it. The next film she directed, Prince of Tides , received seven nominations at the Academy Awards. Rodriguez argued that Streisand had shattered a glass ceiling for other female filmmakers such as Kathryn Bigelow - but Streisand remained firm that more woman needed to enter the industry.

Global Media Scotland's Nationalists dealt a blow in United Kingdom local elections
Author: 0 Scotland's Nationalists dealt a blow in United Kingdom local elections

So it is not the SNP losing ground to the Tories, it's Labour. MSP Douglas Ross is the Tory candidate in Moray, and Ms Davidson said there is "a real titanic battle" between him and Mr Robertson for the seat. He said: "The SNP have been telling us for weeks that they are guaranteed to win a majority in Glasgow". Speaking in Ellon as he launched his campaign to be re-elected on June 8, Mr Salmond stated: " I said the Tory support was on the rise, it should be said in Gordon constituency we ...

Author: 0 Voting underway in French presidential runoff

But should an upset have occurred and National Front candidate Marine Le Pen won, the very future of the European Union could be on the line. En Marche! said the leaked documents dealt with the normal operations of a campaign and included some information on campaign accounts.

Author: 0 Trump, speaking at Holocaust memorial: 'We'll never be silent'

As president of the United States, Trump pledged he "will always stand with the Jewish people" and with Israel. "While we recognize the longstanding tradition of American presidents giving remarks at this ceremony, this is not a normal president and this is not a normal moment".

Global Media Russia Brokers 'De-Escalation' Zone Deal in Syria, Eases Fighting
Author: 0 Russia Brokers 'De-Escalation' Zone Deal in Syria, Eases Fighting

The deal went into effect at 12:01 a.m. today. The security zones would be in place in Idlib province, to the north of the city of Homs, in Eastern Ghouta near Damascus, and in southern Syria. He said "security belts" will be created along the borders of the "de-escalation zones" to prevent incidents and fighting between opposing sides. The checkpoints and observation posts will ensure free movement of unarmed civilians and humanitarian aid and will facilitate economic activities, he said.

Global Media US House approves bill to repeal Affordable Care Act
Author: 0 US House approves bill to repeal Affordable Care Act

The auditorium immediately erupted in loud boos, jeers and gasps, according to the Idaho Statesman, and his remarks quickly went viral on social media. She spoke on ABC's "This Week". The bill now heads to the Senate where it faces daunting challenges because of the same ideological splits between conservative and moderate Republicans that almost killed it in the House.

Author: 0 Trump Says 'Everybody', Not Only Australia, Beats The US In Healthcare

Australia boasts a system that is funded by the government and provides either free or highly subsidized healthcare for all of its citizens. "We have failing health care", Trump said, turning to Turnbull, "I shouldn't say this to our great gentleman and my friend from Australia, because you have better healthcare than we do".

Author: 0 Groups fight for offshore drill ban

In an executive order signed Friday, Trump modified the text of three of Obama's directives so they now refer to entirely different territory previously designated for protection in 2008. Oliver Williams, a spokesperson for the Arctic Energy Center , said Trump's order is lawful. Doug Nowacek, a Duke University professor in marine conservation technology, said in an interview Monday that drilling far offshore does not necessarily offer coastal protection from oil spills, as much of the ...

Global Media Plea of alibi by 3 convicts in Nirbhaya case contradictory: SC
Author: 0 Plea of alibi by 3 convicts in Nirbhaya case contradictory: SC

The four attackers were sentenced to death in 2013, while a fifth man hanged himself in prison during the original trial. The court held that the diabolical nature of the crime in the Indian capital, which triggered massive protests across the country, made it a fit case for the death penalty.

Global Media Here's What You Need To Know About UT Austin Stabbing Suspect
Author: 0 Here's What You Need To Know About UT Austin Stabbing Suspect

White recently had been involuntarily committed and later released in another city, according to Carter, who provided no other details. Information for this article was contributed by Dave Montgomery, Richard Perez-Pena, Cat Cardenas and Manny Fernandez of The New York Times; and by Jim Vertuno and Paul J.

Author: 0 Deaths mount as flooding, high winds spread across US

A Holmes Community College basketball player tosses a cinderblock onto a pile outside the business of Mattie Coleman, a longtime supporter of the team, as several players and their coach came to assist with helping her cleanup damage from a possible Sunday tornado that swept through Durant, Miss., on Monday, May 1, 2017.

Global Media Here's What's In The Republicans' Revised Health Care Bill
Author: 0 Here's What's In The Republicans' Revised Health Care Bill

If Senate Republicans have to make major changes to ram this bill through-let's not forget that Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell succeeded in getting Susan Collins to vote for the nuclear option to confirm Justice Neil Gorsuch-it would go back to the House, where it just barely passed the first time.

Global Media Mosul: Iraqi Army Denies Air Raid Targeted Civilians
Author: 0 Mosul: Iraqi Army Denies Air Raid Targeted Civilians

The US official said there is no talk of " creating independent American bases in Iraq ", as the move would require thousands more personnel. Rudaw's Farhad Dolamari, who is embedded with the advancing Iraqi forces, including the army's 9th division, the Rapid Response Force and the Federal Police said the assault has been ongoing since 8am to bring 17 Tamouz and Misherfa areas under control.

Author: 0 'I will not be happy' if N. Korea conducts nuclear test

Meanwhile, as the strike group headed by the United States aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson arrived in the region, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired what South Korea now believes could be a new type of missile. North Korea is clearly making progress and has the political will, if not the technology just yet, to improve its missile technology. "We'll see what happens", the president said.

Author: 0 Bernie Sanders Can't Stop Laughing At Trump's Health Care Confession

The two world leaders asserted that they had a good working relationship following a testy phone conversation in February, The New York Times reports. On March 13, the CBO score of an earlier version of the AHCA found that it would raise premiums for the elderly and would result in 24 million fewer Americans having access to health insurance by 2026 than if the ACA was kept in place.

Author: 0 Trump calls North Korean leader Kim 'a pretty smart cookie'

But South Korean officials said Sunday that the Trump administration has reaffirmed that the United States will pay for the missile defense battery, The New York Times reported. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday walked back from statements of possible US military action, even offering aid to North Korea if it would end its nuclear weapons programs, the Associated Press reported.

Author: 0 Princess Charlotte Turns 2, Royal Family Releases Photo

We've heard about the awful twos and everything, but it must be said: Princess Charlotte still looks like a total sweetie-pie on the eve of her second birthday. The photos were taken by the Duchess of Cambridge herself, around the family home Anmer Hall in Norfolk. Unlike her brother, who hammed it up for his close up at the same age, Charlotte appears more reserved in front of the camera.

Author: 0 France begins voting in second round of presidential election

ANSSI can only be called in for cases where the cyberattack is "massive and sophisticated", the official said. His startup political movement - optimistically named, En Marche! The French consul general in Montreal said more than 57,000 people registered to vote in the province, an overwhelming majority of them in Montreal.

Global Media Emmanuel Macron's presidential campaign hacked, officials say
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron's presidential campaign hacked, officials say

In a statement released after a morning meeting, the watchdog said the leaked data had been "fraudulently" obtained and that fake news has probably been mingled with it. Slamming the hack as an effort to "seed doubt and disinformation" and destabilize the presidential vote, Macron's movement En Marche said it would "take all measures" to shed light on what happened.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump defends father at G20 women's summit

President Trump authorized the targeted military strike on April 7, following a deadly chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, that killed over 80 people - including children. "I grew up in a house where there were no barriers to what I could accomplish,". He handed the story off to reporter Mark Phillips, who's not her father's biggest fan .

Global Media Tories 'extremely foolish' over election boasts, says Alex Salmond
Author: 0 Tories 'extremely foolish' over election boasts, says Alex Salmond

Mrs May had called the snap election purely in order to get it under way before Brexit negotiations began in earnest, said Mr Nuttall. Although the Conservatives did well "by their standards", they did so by taking votes from Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party and not by eating into SNP support, the First Minister said.

Author: 0 Enraged Israel slashes United Nations funding over UNESCO resolution

Politicians in Israel are calling for the United Nations to be expelled from Jerusalem following a resolution from the agency's cultural body rejecting the state's sovereignty over holy sites in the eternal city. "This is a vote against Israel and a part of a systematic voting pattern", the two told the ambassador. Those who voted against were the U.S., U.K., Germany, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Togo, Paraguay, Greece, Lithuania and Italy.

Author: 0 Macron still ahead in French election as nasty campaign draws to close

A peaceful May Day union march in the French capital quickly turned into a unsafe assault on law and order officers, forcing them to retaliate with tear gas and truncheons. Protesters are engulfed by tear gas during the May Day worker's march in central Paris. But Thomas says a "downtrodden" electorate is now facing a vote in which it is opposing Le Pen rather than throwing its support behind Macron.

Author: 0 Macron favorite in opinion polls as France elects new president

The commission urged French media and citizens "not to relay" the leaked documents "in order not to alter the sincerity of the vote". People select ballots as voting starts in the second round of 2017 French presidential election at a polling station in Lyon, France, May 7, 2017 .

Author: 0 English losing influence, European Union chief says

First results showed the governing Conservatives making solid gains, dealing a blow to the main opposition Labour Party and all but wiping out the anti-EU, anti-mass immigration UK Independence Party (UKIP). Laughter and applause greeted his comment about the English language, and he could be seen smiling wryly. He said the same should go for United Kingdom nationals living in Europe.

Author: 0 Kurds and Turks trade fire on Syria border

This was the second day in a row clashes have been reported across the tense border after the Turkish air force earlier this week bombed YPG targets in Syria. The U.S. -led coalition has since "let the Turks know that the amount of time. was inadequate for us to ensure safety of our forces on the ground".

Author: 0 Mourinho vowed to rest player at Arsenal...but look at this squad

France worldwide Pogba sees no reason why Jose Mourinho's side can not finish in the top four come the end of the season, insisting they have the belief and capabilities to achieve the feat. Heading into this clash, Wenger said at his weekly press conference that he is open to making peace with Mourinho. With four league matches left, United are yet to play second-placed Tottenham Hotspur and sixth-placed Arsenal but can also book a Champions League spot by winning the Europa League.

Global Media Are pregnancy, rape pre-existing conditions?
Author: 0 Are pregnancy, rape pre-existing conditions?

Since, in the newly revised American Health Care Act, there is no control over the price of insurance for people who are healthy, having sick people pay the same rates that healthy people can't afford to pay makes no sense and helps no one.

Author: 0 Tillerson Meets ASEAN Ministers For Support On North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged his South East Asian colleagues on Thursday to take further steps to isolate North Korea's pariah regime. Tillerson delivered the message - aimed at China, which has reclaimed thousands of acres of land in the South China Sea in recent years - during a lunch Thursday with ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Washington.

Global Media Pep hands Iheanacho 8 minutes in Man City goal feast
Author: 0 Pep hands Iheanacho 8 minutes in Man City goal feast

Allardyce said: "Defensively, we made too many mistakes". City dominated possession and pounded the Palace goal - Sane was thwarted three times by goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey - but still gave its opponent space at the other end, with Willy Caballero saving well from Christian Benteke's downward header late in the first half.

Author: 0 Nigeria Chibok girls: Dozens freed by Boko Haram

The girls will be received by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Sunday, a statement said. "Our security agencies have taken back these abducted girls in exchange for some Boko Haram suspects held by the authorities", said presidential spokesman Garba Shehu on Saturday.

Author: 0 Trump and Putin: Syria ceasefire heads leaders' agenda

It was at least the third conversation between the two leaders since Trump's inauguration. In their second conversation since January, Trump and Putin also discussed violence in Syria, the threat of North Korea and Middle East terrorism in what the White House characterized in its 124-word synopsis as a "very good" conversation.

Author: 0 President Trump to Meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican

Administration officials provided few details about the dates for the visits or which cities Trump would visit other than to say the stops will occur before the president attends a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels on May 25 and the Group of Seven summit of leading industrial nations in Taormina on the island of Sicily on May 26-27.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump booed for defending father in Germany

That comment prompted some members of the audience to groan and the panel's moderator, Miriam Meckel, editor-in-chief of WirtschaftsWoche , to comment on the audience's response. First daughter Ivanka Trump was asked in a NBC news interview Tuesday about a German paper that wondered if she would be a "loyal accomplice" to her father.

Global Media Louvre Museum grounds evacuated for security checks
Author: 0 Louvre Museum grounds evacuated for security checks

French voters go to the polls today to choose between independent candidate Macron and his opponent Marine Le Pen. Macron had meant to celebrate a possible victory in the French election on Sunday night in the courtyard in front of the museum.

Global Media Corruption charges against Arvind Kejriwal 'deeply saddening': Anna Hazare
Author: 0 Corruption charges against Arvind Kejriwal 'deeply saddening': Anna Hazare

The Congress party said Mr. Mishra's claims were not mere allegations but testimony of an eyewitness warranting criminal proceedings against Mr. Kejriwal. "No CBI enquiry against me", he said. "The people of Delhi suspected this and handed out a humiliating defeat to the AAP in the MCD elections". Recently, a rift developed within the party after Amanatulla Khan had alleged that Vishwas was planning a coup against Kejirwal.

Author: 0 US plotting to kill Kim, North Korea says

China Daily says Kim Il-sung supported denuclearization, while People's Daily questions Kim's role in the Korean WarAmid the war of words raging between North Korean and Chinese media outlets, one state-run Chinese media outlet is putting the pressure on North Korea with focused references to founding leader Kim Il-sung, who played a leading role in the strong alliance between North Korea and China .

Author: 0 Princess Charlotte photo released to mark her second birthday

Some did not fail to emphasize Charlotte's resemblance to his great-grandmother Elizabeth II. The young princess was last seen with her family as they attended a Christmas Day church service in Bucklebury, a village outside of London where Kate's family reside.

Global Media Israeli Cabinet committee pushes bill that downgrades Arabic
Author: 0 Israeli Cabinet committee pushes bill that downgrades Arabic

The legislation still has to go through further drafting by the Justice Ministry and pass several votes in parliament in what could be a lengthy process. Zehava Gal-On, chairwoman of the left-wing Meretz party, has criticized the proposed legislation. "The result of the Jewish State bill is clear".

Global Media When Amit Shah gave dressing down to his ministers, MLAs
Author: 0 When Amit Shah gave dressing down to his ministers, MLAs

Summary: AGARTALA: Defending his party's stand on triple talaq, BJP national president Amit Shah on Saturday said the tradition is in violation of the constitutional rights of women. Shah is under "Z" category security cover and will be accompanied by central paramilitary forces but the state police will take extra caution to ensure the visit passes off peacefully, said SP (West) Abhijeet Saptarshi today.

Author: 0 3 weeks into hunger strike, Palestinian inmates add vitamins

The book was kept open till Friday noon at the embassy premises on Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 7 for well-wishers and supporters of peace and global justice to express their solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners. Several youth from the Palestinian Youth Organization in the Nahr el-Bared refugee camp in Lebanon began their hunger strike last week. And throughout Europe, a number of solidarity hunger strikes have seen people participating from Turin, Italy, to Edinburgh, Scotland, to ...

Author: 0 One dead, one in custody after stabbing at UT

He did not elaborate. When police interviewed a friend of Harrison Brown's - the student who died after being stabbed - he said he saw someone make a punching motion toward Brown's chest near Gregory Gymnasium. Travis County District Attorney said in March this year that she would not offer a plea deal to Meechaiel Criner, now 18, who is charged with killing Weiser.

Author: 0 Wells Fargo says agrees with Buffett and is fixing its problems

Apple, which Buffett bought a stake in previous year, accounts for about 5.5% of Berkshire's portfolio. Berkshire Hathaway Inc Chairman Warren Buffett fumed Saturday that health care costs are eating away at the USA economy like "tapeworm" and said the Republican approach to overhaul Obamacare is a tax cut for the rich.

Author: 0 Country legend Loretta Lynn hospitalized after having stroke

The 85-year-old singer, best known for hits Don't Come Home A-Drinkin' (With Lovin' on Your Mind), Fist City and You Ain't Woman Enough (To Take My Man) has postponed upcoming shows in SC and Pennsylvania while she recovers. She continues to tour and record regularly, but had to postpone shows past year after suffering injuries in a fall that required surgery. Back in 2005, the singer won two Grammy Awards for her album called "Van Lear Rose".

Author: 0 Jordan welcomes UNESCO vote in favour of Palestine

It particularly criticised Israel's annexation of Jerusalem following its occupation of the city's east in 1967, a move never recognised by the global community. Palestinians are seeking to create an independent state in the territories of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem al-Quds and the besieged Gaza Strip, with East al-Quds as the capital.

Global Media Saudi king's new order loosens guardianship rules on women
Author: 0 Saudi king's new order loosens guardianship rules on women

Also expressing serious concern over allegations of torture made by terrorism suspects, lawyers and human rights defenders not resulting in thorough investigations, the human rights expert stressed the importance of establishing an independent mechanism immediately to review all current cases, especially regarding the use of the death penalty following the proceedings.

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