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Author: 0 Post Sukma attack, government asks security forces to target Naxal leaders

Singh said a meeting of all Maoist-affected states will be held on 8 May to look at ways to root out left-wing extremism. "We are confident that we killed at least 15 Maoists", Mr. The NHRC hoped the State will take note of the sacrifices made by the CRPF personnel in maintaining the rule of law and creating an environment of peace and security in the country, and the aggrieved families would be suitably compensated.

Global Media WH highlights Clapper testimony on Trump-Russia collusion
Author: 0 WH highlights Clapper testimony on Trump-Russia collusion

Barack Obama's former Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, testified Monday before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism that the intelligence community "unmasked" 1,934 USA persons in 2016. Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, ordered the intelligence community to fully review Russia's cyber operations. Clapper also asserted that Russian Federation was now "emboldened" to interfere in elections in the US and around the world.

Author: 0 Syria rejects international forces in safe zones

There are still questions about how the agreement will be enforced. Syrian regime backers Russian Federation and Iran agreed on a deal last week alongside opposition-supporter Turkey at talks in Astana , Kazakhstan, to establish four "de-escalation zones" in rebel-held territory across the country.

Global Media Watch! BJP MLA from Yogi Adiyanath's constituency humiliates woman IPS officer
Author: 0 Watch! BJP MLA from Yogi Adiyanath's constituency humiliates woman IPS officer

Then the young trainee Indian Police Services officer thanked the people and the media for standing by her against a powerful politician. Following which, MLA Radha Mohan rushed to the spot and got into an argument with Charu Nigam. I just did not expect that my SP City Ganesh Saha would outrightly reject the irrational argument and talk about my injury. Nigam, circle officer for the Gorakhnath area, is seen bleeding from her right arm - moments earlier, a mob had pelted her and her force ...

Author: 0 Hey kids, salt stays and grains go in school meals

Perdue said he appreciates what Michelle Obama wanted to do - giving children lunches with more whole grains and less fat and salt. Groups that worked on the fruit and vegetable standards for years were concerned when the U.S. "Some change is good, but changing too much, too quickly is a stumbling block". Ronda Jones, food service supervisor for Barbour County Schools, expects that changes will be discussed in the upcoming months in Barbour County.

Author: 0 Bless me, filing case against you: Mishra to Kejriwal

The protest was led by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha president Sunil Yadav. "I only want to tell you that if you have any morality left and still believe in yourself, accept my challenge", Mishra, who alleges that Kejriwal accepted Rs 2 crore in cash from Health Minister Satyendar Jain, wrote in an open letter to the Chief Minister.

Author: 0 Yates warned White House about Flynn 18 days before his firing

Gen. Michael Flynn , had lied about his contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak . Former U.S. President Barack Obama warned then-President-elect Donald Trump not to give the post of national security adviser in his administration to Michael Flynn who was eventually fired in a controversy about ties to Russian Federation, a former Obama aide said .

Author: 0 5 facts about Cinco De Mayo you probably didn't know

Many Mexican-American leaders took note of downgraded celebration. But Cinco de Mayo , which translates to May 5, is probably one of the most misunderstood Mexican holidays. The manager of Baja Beach tells News 25 Cinco de Mayo is their busiest day of the year. Salt or sugar, guacamole or salsa, and burritos or tacos are some of the most pressing questions on the minds of people across the continent today.

Author: 0 Indonesia hard-liners call for jailing of Christian governor

Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama, center, is escorted by prosecutors as enters the court room for his sentencing hearing in Jakarta , Indonesia, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. "If someone like Ahok, the governor of the capital, backed by the country's largest political party, ally of the president, can be jailed on groundless accusations, what will others do?" Photos quickly appeared online of Ahok, who still commands huge popularity in Jakarta , being warmly greeted by prison staff.

Author: 0 Israel's Netanyahu says Palestinians don't educate to peace

The Israel Hayom report cited an unnamed Palestinian official who said the intention was to keep Trump and his entourage in the dark regarding the scheme. Israel has rejected the 1967 lines as a possible border, saying it would impose security risks. Abbas also faces fierce opposition from his main political rival, the Islamic militant group Hamas, which seized Gaza from him in a 2007 takeover.

Author: 0 Erdogan says USA debates over Jerusalem embassy move 'wrong'

The Turkish President also effectively said that Israel was practicing apartheid. Initially, the Prime Minister's Bureau was considering not publically responding to Erdogan's statements , but after his comments were widely reported on in Israeli and global media, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed the Foreign Ministry otherwise.

Global Media Macron leads in polls as France prepares to vote in runoff elections
Author: 0 Macron leads in polls as France prepares to vote in runoff elections

The same NPR story predictably called Le Pen, 48, a "far-right firebrand" in a country known for its socialist politics. Marine Le Pen accused the French media and elite of handing the presidency to Macron on a platter. Goodwin said while European leaders might breath a sigh of relief, they should heed the fact that anti-Europe sentiment is clearly on the rise, with far-left anti-Europe candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon also gaining 19.6 per cent of the vote.

Global Media Why Trump's Ex-National Security Adviser May Be in Deep Legal Trouble
Author: 0 Why Trump's Ex-National Security Adviser May Be in Deep Legal Trouble

Chaffetz's statement represents the latest headache for the White House, which keeps trying to move beyond persistent questions about President Donald Trump and his associates' ties to Russian Federation. Flynn is one of four former Trump aides at the center of the FBI's probe and is a top target for House and Senate investigators as well. Flynn has claimed he informed the Defense Intelligence Agency, which he led until his firing in 2014, prior to traveling to Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Corbyn reaches out to ex-Ukip voters

Though the Prime Minister's tried and tested soundbites continue to serve her well, she now needs to set out her vision for the multitude of policy challenges, including Brexit, which will confront the next Government from day one. And if the party managed to confound the pollsters and win a much higher share of the vote than current polling suggests, they have historically found it hard to translate that support into Westminster seats.

Author: 0 French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead

That should give momentum to a draft European law to increase the share of renewable energy in the EU to 27 percent of consumption in 2030 from 20 percent in 2020 and to a forthcoming proposal by the bloc's regulators to tighten a cap on carbon dioxide from autos.

Global Media UK PM Theresa May talks Brexit with French President-Elect Emmanuel Macron
Author: 0 UK PM Theresa May talks Brexit with French President-Elect Emmanuel Macron

In her concession speech on May 7, Le Pen portrayed her loss as a victory of "globalists" over "patriots" and announced plans to establish a new political association that will take part in the elections. The rise in the euro was not as strong as it was after Macron's victory in the first round of the presidential vote. Senator Alexey Pushkov, agreed with the sentiment and reiterated a comment Le Pen made in the presidential debate."A woman won the French elections anyway", Pushkov ...

Author: 0 White House Asked Sally Yates Whether Michael Flynn Broke The Law

Yates and the DOJ official presented all the information to McGahn so the White House could take action that they deemed appropriate. But the Senate Judiciary Committee has proved over the last two hearings (including last week's with Comey) that partisanship is still a powerful force in its own inquiry.

Global Media North Korea-Malaysia football match to be played in Pyongyang
Author: 0 North Korea-Malaysia football match to be played in Pyongyang

The North Korea news agency identified him as Kim hak-song, a teacher they say who worked for the Pyongyang university of science and technology . The detention of a USA citizen by North Korea, which raises the number of Americans in their custody to four, is "concerning", a White House spokesman said.

Global Media Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn
Author: 0 Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

Yates was speaking at a hearing led by Sen. And in another tweet , the president seemed to denounce the hearings. Clapper previously made a similar comment in an interview on NBC . Testifying for the first time about her discussions in January with Trump administration officials, Yates gave her first public accounting of a conversation with White House counsel Donald McGahn that ultimately led to Flynn's firing.

Global Media North Korea claims United States plotted to kill Kim Jong
Author: 0 North Korea claims United States plotted to kill Kim Jong

The statement did not make clear the timing of the alleged plot, but North Korea conducted an annual military parade in Pyongyang, featuring a display of missiles overseen by top leader Kim Jong Un and his right-hand men, on April 15. The plot was foiled, it said, but gave no details on the fate of "Kim". The ministry termed the assassination plot as "the most vicious challenge and the declaration of a war" against the North and warned that it will not tolerate such "evil" plots hatched by ...

Global Media Duke of Edinburgh will not 'disappear into background'
Author: 0 Duke of Edinburgh will not 'disappear into background'

On Thursday, the palace confirmed the Duke of Edinburgh will no longer attend public engagements. The 91-year-old Queen and the Duke, who turns 96 next month, have trimmed their workload in recent years, passing on many responsibilities to son and heir Prince Charles and grandsons Princes William and Harry, but still regularly carry out official duties.

Author: 0 A new type of deal to reduce violence in Syria

The text of the memorandum was published by the Russian Foreign Ministry on Saturday. The United States however was extremely cautious, casting doubt over Iran's role even as it expressed hope that the deal could help set the stage for a settlement.

Author: 0 French election rallies on May Day bring insults, unrest

Mr Florian Philippot, deputy leader of Ms Le Pen's anti-European Union, National Front (FN) party, said the party "completely owned up" to the fact that the speech resembled one by Mr Fillon a month ago - similarities that were mocked by her opponents on social media overnight.

Global Media Jared Kushner's sister touts family connections in order to woo Chinese investors
Author: 0 Jared Kushner's sister touts family connections in order to woo Chinese investors

This offers foreigners permanent residency - commonly known as a green card - in exchange for investment of at least half a million dollars in a U.S. business that must also create 10 American jobs. Almost 90 percent of EB-5 visas were issued to Chinese nationals in 2014, when the programme reached its quota of 10,000 visas. The joint venture between Kushner Companies and the KABR Group plans to fund about 15 percent of the almost $1 billion project through the EB-5 program.

Global Media Auto bomb explodes in downtown Mogadishu, killing at least 5
Author: 0 Auto bomb explodes in downtown Mogadishu, killing at least 5

In recent years, the Al Qaeda-linked group has lost large swathes of its territory to African Union peacekeepers supporting the United Nations -backed government. It was not clear yet if Warsame was the target of the raid, the security source said. The raid came a day after a US service member was killed while supporting an operation by Somalia's military in the same area.

Author: 0 NKorea to host Malaysia in soccer after diplomatic dispute

Just a day after his detention was revealed, little is known about Kim Hak Song . Both professors work and studied in agriculture , CNN reported. Regardless of how this latest move plays out, the global community will ultimately have to accept and learn to manage a nuclear North Korea .

Author: 0 BJP MLAs ask Baijal to fire Jain

In another tweet, he said, "Satyendra Jain has a lot of money... enough to fight court cases". "Mishra's allegations are laughable". Singh accused Mishra of speaking the BJP's language. The AAP leader said that at a time when the country was facing serious internal and external security threats, the only priority for the BJP and the central government was to finish off the AAP.

Global Media North Korea threatens 'CIA terrorists', claims US, South Korea behind assassination plot
Author: 0 North Korea threatens 'CIA terrorists', claims US, South Korea behind assassination plot

The North Korean statement comes during a period of tension on the Korean Peninsula over concerns that the North is preparing another nuclear test or missile launch, including a possible test of an intercontinental ballistic missile. State media said Kim inspected new fire plans to be used in "the future battle", and 'confirmed that all positions are fully ready for combat and to go into action'.

Author: 0 Kapil Mishra sacked from AAP's primary membership

Earlier in the day, Delhi Anti-Corruption Bureau chief MK Meena asked Mishra to return with more evidence and provide a detailed statement, Mishra appeared before the press and claimed he would soon lodge an FIR before the CBI. AAP MLAs are likely to target the central government over the EVM issue in the session. "It is the BJP which is behind all this", Singh said. "Instead of eradicating terrorism and Naxalism, BJP is trying to destroy the Aam Aadmi Party.

Global Media Qantas chief gets pie in face
Author: 0 Qantas chief gets pie in face

Video captured the moment a man calmly walks up behind Joyce before slamming the pie - thought to be lemon meringue - into his face, leaving Joyce and the audience shocked. "I didn't have a chance to test it, it was mostly on my glasses", he said. The 50-year-old joked he could not identify the flavour of the pie. "I think my issue is I'll need a good dry cleaner in Perth, so if you have one please recommend one".

Author: 0 Sanders defends Trump's praise of Australian healthcare system

In fact, both men seemed so determined to shrug off their famed testy phone conversation - Mr Trump with a nonchalant air, Mr Turnbull with a rictus grin - it ended up looking like strained and faux bonhomie. Alongside healthcare, the two world leaders also discussed North Korea, Islamic State and global trade in what Prime Minister Turnbull described as "a very positive" meeting.

Author: 0 UK PM Theresa May maintains strong election lead in weekend opinion polls

The Conservatives registered gains of over 550 seats and bagged an extra 11 councils as counting in the local polls edged towards closing point this evening. But Labor held seven councils including Cardiff, Swansea and Newport. Pollsters YouGov ask panels of voters whether they have a favourable or unfavourable view of the main parties and their leaders.

Global Media Pakistan, Afghanistan to conduct survey at Chaman border to determine boundaries
Author: 0 Pakistan, Afghanistan to conduct survey at Chaman border to determine boundaries

The unprovoked firing from the Afghan side not only led to the loss of precious lives and injured many but had also disrupted the census in areas on the Pakistan side of the border and caused damaged to properties. "Afghan forces had attacked civilian population but we targeted Afghan border guards' check posts", the FC director general said, adding: "We are not happy in striking against Afghan brothers but we have to give them a strong message regarding border violation".

Global Media 'Tens of thousands' migration target to be in Tory manifesto
Author: 0 'Tens of thousands' migration target to be in Tory manifesto

He said Britons should "vote us out in five years' time" if it was not met. "Leaving the European Union means that we won't have free movement as it has been in the past", she added. Perhaps more importantly, dropping the target would also mean having to admit that over the last 25 years Britain has become a country of net mass migration, where economic growth has been partly fuelled by the skills and labour of both European and non-European migrants who have largely paid their way once here.

Global Media Queen Elizabeth's Husband Prince Philip Announces Retirement From Public Engagements
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth's Husband Prince Philip Announces Retirement From Public Engagements

But Buckingham Palace stressed he may decide to attend certain events from time to time. Philip is apparently "Patron, President or a member" of over 780 organizations and can no longer play an active role in all of them. The scheme hailed his "tireless" work "to enable millions of young people to have the opportunity to transform their lives". Somehow the Sun's report on the "emergency meeting" became a declaration that Prince Philip was dead.

Author: 0 General Election polls: Conservatives heading for landslide victory

Ms Sturgeon started the first full week of campaigning at Inveralmond Brewery in Perth with local SNP MP Pete Wishart, where she practised pulling pints. Opinion polls giving May's Tories a lead of nearly 20 points over their main rivals, the Labour Party, could be wrong because United Kingdom surveys were misleading in earlier elections, she will say, according to emailed extracts of her speech.

Global Media Police operation underway at Paris' Gare du Nord station
Author: 0 Police operation underway at Paris' Gare du Nord station

The Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) had been deployed and searches were carried out on a train from Valenciennes, northern France, for "persons wanted by the police", a source close to the investigation told the media. The police operation took place one day after the presidential elections in France, which the centrist Emmanuel Macron won. Dave James Phillips, a 39-year-old technology consultant from the United Kingdom, said he was arriving at Gare du Nord having travelled from ...

Global Media Isis Afghan leader Abdul Hasib killed in raid
Author: 0 Isis Afghan leader Abdul Hasib killed in raid

In addition, the departed monster was behind beheading tribal elders in front of their families and kidnapping women and girls before forcing them to marry his extremists. Hasib was killed in an operation April 27 in eastern Nangarhar province, along the border with Pakistan, according to the statement by Ghani's office.

Author: 0 Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration

Ms Yates' testimony came just hours after NBC News cited revelations from former Obama administration officials that Mr Obama had warned Mr Trump against hiring Mr Flynn as national security adviser during an Oval Office meeting after the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Five things we learned from the Sally Yates hearing

The New York Times , USA Today and Politico are among the additional publications covering Yates' testimony. The testimony from Yates, an Obama administration holdover fired soon after for other reasons, marked her first public comments about the concerns she raised and filled in basic details about the chain of events that led to Flynn's ouster.

Global Media Students to commence NAPLAN tests this week
Author: 0 Students to commence NAPLAN tests this week

If you are a student in Year 9 and you live in New South Wales, you are about to become part of the most tested generation yet. "This Labor Government's additional $124 million investment in education over four years is important to meeting the needs of students across the Territory, it provides more funding for teachers, specialists and resources to meet the learning needs of students".

Author: 0 Health care 'Kimmel test' senator on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

A week after making headlines with an impassioned healthcare argument, invoking his newborn son who recently underwent open-heart surgery, Jimmy Kimmel returned to his show on Monday night, providing an update on his family and commenting on the GOP's recent healthcare vote.

Author: 0 Scottish council elections prove Nicola is the problem for the Nats

The SNP is claiming victory in Glasgow despite narrowly failing to take overall control of the city council as Labour was ousted from power after nearly 40 years. "SNP MPs like Pete Wishart will be MPs that go to Westminster to stand up for Scotland, make Scotland's voice heard and protect Scotland's interests".

Global Media Pentagon: IS in Afghanistan leader killed in April raid
Author: 0 Pentagon: IS in Afghanistan leader killed in April raid

Two U.S Army Rangers were however killed in the same raid by what officials believe was friendly fire. A US military statement said Hasib had directed a devastating attack on March 8 when fighters dressed as medical personnel killed more than 50 people in a military hospital in Kabul's diplomatic district.

Author: 0 Trump campaign deletes "Muslim ban" statement from website

The second order was meant to overcome the legal problems posed by the original ban, but was also blocked by judges before it could go into effect on March 16. District Court judge's decision blocking the government from barring new visas for citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. After Trump issued his first travel-ban order, a federal judge in Maryland found in March that the policy appeared to be driven primarily by religious animus.

Author: 0 Backer of GOP health care bill dodges pre-existing conditions issue

He said the Medicaid cuts proposed in the bill would hurt these individuals, who would have to move to exchanges and pay high deductibles. He added that he believes the connection of SB 3 to Affordable Care Act repeal efforts in Washington , D.C., are disingenuous to what he wanted to accomplish.

Global Media No-win scenario for United States as China's Belt and Road push forges ahead
Author: 0 No-win scenario for United States as China's Belt and Road push forges ahead

In order to back this objective up, China set up the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, with initial capital of $ 100 billion Dollars, and earmarked $ 40 billion USD for the Silk Road Fund. " Beijing respects New Delhi's sovereignty concerns, and is willing to mediate in India-Pakistan disputes, on the condition that it accords to the wishes of both India and Pakistan", it said.

Global Media Released Chibok girls: No need to worry over swapped insurgents - Presidency
Author: 0 Released Chibok girls: No need to worry over swapped insurgents - Presidency

Boko Haram kidnappingsThe kidnapping in April 2014 was one of the most high profile incidents in Boko Haram's insurgency in northeastern Nigeria. In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Chibok school girls recently freed from Nigeria Extremist captivity wait to meet with Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential palace in.

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