However, Thackeray reiterated his pet names for the top post - RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and agro-scientist M.S. Swaminathan. "What is our relation with them?" The BJP chief said the NDA government had taken up the cause of the downtrodden, women, tribals, farmers and weaker sections of society and did not have a single allegation of corruption against it.
However, the government also made it clear that it is willing to continue "respectful dialogue" and cooperation with Washington on issues of mutual interest. "I am proud to be an American", said 75-year-old Modesto Castaner, who trained with the Central Intelligence Agency in Guatemala before taking part in the failed bid to overthrow Fidel Castro's rule.
Monday made a decision to support NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind. "But now that they have named a Dalit leader, the equations are altogether different now", the source added. But, Patnaik said extending his party's precious 36,500 votes on Monday, the Office of the President of India would stay above politics. Interestingly, Naveen Patnaik's BJD joined ranks with Jagan Mohan Reddy's YSRCP and K.
The U.S. military statement said it acted in "collective self defense " of its partner forces and that the U.S. did not seek a fight with the Syrian government or its Russian supporters. Spicer added that the US wants to de-escalate the situation in Syria "but will always preserve the right of self-defense". Outside of coalition operations, U.S.
Sena MP Sanjay Raut told the media that BJP President Amit Shah called up Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray after announcing the candidature of the Bihar Governor for the July 17 election. As the war between Shiv Sena and BJP has intensified after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections this February, the opposition is leaving no stone unturned to make the most of the situation.
But that seat is seen as more likely to stay in Republican hands. What makes this race so important? In special congressional elections in Kansas and Montana they've strained to see green shoots. Who are Handel and Ossoff? Karen also served Georgia as secretary of state, the first Republican to do so in the state since Reconstruction. Ossoff, 30, is a documentary filmmaker and former congressional aide who has been criticized for his inexperience.
Police are treating the incident as a terrorist attack . The incident happened shortly before 00:20 BST on Monday, 19 June, when the vehicle mounted the pavement outside the Muslim Welfare House on Seven Sisters Road, near Finsbury Park Mosque.
Khadija Saye's friend, Nicola Green , said, "We're desperately trying to communicate with all the hospitals". "I am desperate about that fact", he said. It includes subtle, poignant photographs of her home that I was excited to see and instantly related to - such as an image of a bone china milkmaid ornament next to a decorative Islamic prayer panel.
Thirty-eight Israelis, two American tourists and a British student have been killed in shootings, car-rammings and stabbings since a wave of Palestinian street attacks began in October 2015. A spokesman for the movement, Hazem Qassem , said the attack was "proof that the Palestinian people are leading a revolution against the enemy". Irrespective of who claims the attacks the result is the same and Israel has to be vigilant.
Mr Varadkar said he was reassured by the Prime Minister's commitment to make public the terms of any agreement. The determination of Theresa May to retain her post as Prime Minister has even put the Good Friday Agreement in doubt. The comments were seen as a coded reference to the party's opposition to scrapping the "triple lock" on pensions and means testing the winter fuel allowance - both of which were in the Conservative manifesto.
A man died and nine other people were taken to hospital following the incident on Seven Sisters Road, which police are treating as a terror attack. Authorities say a residential area in Cardiff, Wales, is also being searched. And extra police are being deployed to reassure communities, especially those observing Ramadan, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said. But the police said they had responded "instantly" as officers were in the immediate vicinity, and that additional officers arrived within ...
The Nationalist Congress Party ( NCP ) on Saturday called for mutual consent on the selection of the name of Presidential polls nominee, saying that the Centre should first propose the name for the coveted post and then talk to the Opposition.
Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said police are investigating whether the death of the man who was being given first aid was a direct result of the attack , but it was too early to say for sure. "I tackled him on the floor until the police came", he told the BBC . "I have got relatively isolated communities of Muslims and I will act to reassure them".
One person died and 10 others were injured in the incident, which British Prime Minister Theresa May has called " sickening ", and London's mayor has described as a " horrific terrorist attack ". Muslim Council of Britain secretary general Harun Khan condemned the attack and also urged calm. And extra police are being deployed to reassure communities, especially those observing Ramadan, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said.
A 48-year-old man has been arrested. Police are carrying out searches at an address in the Cardiff area. (Vatican Radio) English Cardinal Vincent Nichols joined religious and political leaders on Monday in condemning an attack on Muslims leaving the Finsbury Park mosque in north London .
Handel drew enormous outrage last week when she told a conservative mom that her "faith" wouldn't allow her to support the woman's LGBT daughter , insisting that she shouldn't even be allowed to adopt children or raise a family. The price tag of the Georgia special congressional election has climbed north of $ 50 million , making it the most expensive House race ever. But national parties and political action committees, eager to win a hot race ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, have made ...
He has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, according to police. A man who wanted to be identified as Abdulrahman, which is not his real name, said he helped detain the suspect and added: "When he went into the [police] van he made gestures, he was laughing".
The Muslim cleric who prevented the angry worshippers from harming the suspect of the van attack at a mosque in London's Finsbury Park , has been praised for his "bravery and courage". "Today we come together as we have done before to condemn this act and state an act of hatred of this kind will never succeed in dividing us". Britain, especially London , has been on edge over several recent incidents, including last month's terror bombing in Manchester and the recent auto attack and ...
The former House speaker, discussing the "pugnacious" president on ABC's "This Week", said that Trump's attack instincts don't "serve him well". Sekulow re-upped his argument from Sunday - that the president's tweet was a response to the Washington Post story that cites unnamed sources claiming Trump is the subject of an investigation into potential obstruction of justice.
Sunday's votes also draws a line under French elections, which had been viewed as a key risk to markets earlier this year given the popularity of anti-euro far-right leader Marine Le Pen heading into presidential elections in April and May.
The UK government has been forced in to a major climbdown on the first day of Brexit negotiations after being forced to accept the EU's timetable for talks. European Union diplomats hope this first meeting, and a Brussels summit on Thursday and Friday where Ms May will encounter - but not negotiate with - fellow European Union leaders, can improve the atmosphere after some spiky exchanges.
Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy told a press conference Monday that only five victims have been formally identified so far, and the death toll may change. Speaking to SkyNews on Sunday, Labour MP David Lammy said some contractors working on the Grenfell Tower were removing evidence of their work after the last week inferno that killed dozens of people in the 24-story building.
An imam was praised after he saved the Finsbury Park attack suspect from being beaten when crowds pulled him from the van he used to kill one and injure many more. President Donald Trump has yet to respond, via his prolific Twitter account or by any other means, since a man slammed his auto into a crowd of Muslim worshipers just after midnight.
Armed police officers man a cordon in Finsbury Park , north London , where a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London Monday, June 19, 2017 . Police said eight people had been taken to three separate hospitals and two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries. He waved to onlookers from the back of the police van as he was led away.
Alavi also added that the safe house used by the five terrorists who carried out the attacks in Tehran was discovered by security forces and the brother of one the terrorists, who according to the minister was even more risky, was caught by the intelligence forces.
Other footage shows a vendor on a Balinese beach reassuring tourists that the meat is "chicken satay". "The dog-meat trade breaches animal cruelty laws and food safety laws", she told ABC . The Bali Animal Welfare Association are working hard to try and cut down on the illegal mistreatment of dogs, but they now have only 150 dogs in care, compared to the estimated 70,000 that are slaughtered each year.
Amid reports that May is set to make a "generous offer" on the rights of European Union citizens remaining in Britain , the source said London had been warned against doing so this week, on the grounds that it could drag up the thorny issue before talks had really got going.
Manchester was hit by a deadly attack on May 22 when a suicide bomber killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert. "What's happened here is bad, but it's ironic just a few hours before they had been gathering with members of the Christian and Jewish community in support of the Jo Cox Foundation".
Prime Minister Theresa May had to virtually flee the church she visited in order to meet survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire , which has killed 30 people and injured scores of others. "I absolutely get why they're angry", Green said. On Sunday, London Mayor Sadiq Khan acknowledged growing public anger surrounding the fire, saying it was a result of "mistakes and neglect".
A stoppage-time header by Hector Moreno saw Mexico equalise to make it 2-2 after Portugal thought they had won it with Cedric Soares' deflected shot four minutes from time. But the newly introduced Video Assistant Referee called the referee's attention to Nani being in an offside position, leading to the goal being ruled out.
Russia , a key ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad , called on the US military to provide a full accounting as to why it made a decision to shoot down the Syrian Su-22 bomber. "In the combat mission zones of the Russian aviation in the air space of Syria, all kinds of airborne vehicles, including aircraft and UAVs of the global coalition detected to the west of the Euphrates River will be tracked by the Russian SAM systems as air targets", the ministry's statement concluded.
President Trump has urged voters to back the Republican candidate, tweeting Monday morning that "the Dems want to stop tax cuts, good health care and Border Security". Both campaigns have condemned the ad, calling it "disgraceful" and "disturbing and disgusting". Ossoff has raised at least $23 million. Both Ossoff and Handel have received violent threats during the campaign .
The source confirmed there was no need for a deal on a so-called "confidence and supply" arrangement to be sealed in order to press ahead with the Speech, and said Mrs May wanted the Government to "get on with its business". The British parliament will sit uninterrupted for two years, the United Kingdom government said, giving MPs more time to handle the legislative hardships of Brexit.
Joining the critics of NDA's Presidential nominee, Shiv Sena said it would not extend its support if the Centre is eyeing a vote bank by nominating a Dalit face for the upcoming President polls. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took to Twitter and, in a series of tweets, said, "Shri Ram Nath Kovind , a farmer's son, comes from a humble background".
Other issues on the agenda, at least in the near term, include establishing residential rights of more than 3 million European Union citizens now living in the United Kingdom - and the 1 million British expats living in European Union member states - once the formal exit is complete.
Several people were injured in north London early on Monday after a van rammed into worshippers leaving a mosque, witnesses said, in what British police described as a "major incident". "All the victims were from the Muslim community and we will be deploying extra police patrols to reassure the public, especially those observing Ramadan".
Amateur video footage seen by AFP showed at least three people laying on the ground, including one who was receiving mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. A suspect, named locally as Darren Osborne of Cardiff, is pictured being arrested at the scene of the terror attack in Finsbury Park .
Trump's decision has to be understood within the context of his policy towards left-wing governments in the region, said Luis Suarez, a professor of worldwide relations in Cuba . restrictions on trade and travel, saying attempts to change its political system will fail. Trump concluded his speech in solidarity with the Cuban people, "May God bless everyone searching for freedom, may God bless Cuba , may God bless the United States of America".
Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigating alleged ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation, has hired 13 lawyers to handle the probe, and has plans to add more, according to Peter Carr, his spokesman.
Russia's defense ministry said planes flying in Syria, west of the Euphrates River, would be considered targets . A US-led coalition fighter jet has shot down a Syrian military plane in Raqqa province, the United States has confirmed .
New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tuesday features a 50 percent chance for showers and storms, partly sunny skies, a high near 72 and northwest winds at 5 to 10 miles per hour.
The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned rulings made by three California courts that concluded they had specific jurisdiction over lawsuits brought by out-of-state residents against a company not incorporated or headquartered there. The group of plaintiffs in the mass action consisted of 86 California residents and 592 residents of 33 other states. The U.S. Supreme Court reversed.
President Trump congratulated President Varela on the Panama Canal expansion, which benefits American and Panamanian businesses and is a key driver of economic growth in the region. "Right? Very good job". As Trump pointed out, the USA was responsible for overseeing the construction of the Panama Canal, which successfully connected the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
But Alberre said he has no idea which customer bought the ticket with all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery. "We're very, very grateful for this to happen to our store", Alberre said. Alberre owns the store with his father, who has owned it for 26 years. California is one of 44 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S.
Last week ABC South-East Asia correspondent Adam Harvey was hit in the neck by a bullet while interviewing evacuees in what was thought to be a safe part of the city. The city itself has also been pounded by airstrikes. The city of 200,000 people has been largely abandoned due to the fighting, which has seen the military relentlessly bomb the areas held by the militants, with residents fleeing to nearby towns.
Scalise was fielding balls at second base during the practice Wednesday when he was shot in the hip, and sustained serious injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. Because he is part of the Republican leadership, Scalise has protection from the US Capitol Police. And Ralph Norman, a South Carolina Republican running for Congress, said he has a concealed carry permit and thinks members of Congress should be able to protect themselves.
Danny Gratton was the only witness to Otto Warmbier's arrest at Pyongyang airport, but the US government never contacted him. North Korea also tried to claim that Warmbier attempted to overthrow the regime, which his family strongly denies.
Otto Warmbier was a University of Virginia student when he was detained in January 2016 at the airport in Pyongyang while on his way home. On Thursday, North Korea said that it had released him "on humanitarian grounds". And Warmbier responded to questions from the media, in one instance saying: "The question is, do I think the past administration could have done more?" Otto Warmbier's return has lent support to voices calling for a travel ban on North Korea , which has a long ...
The death toll so far is the largest due to a wildfire in Portugal since 1966, when 25 soldiers were killed battling a forest blaze in the forest of Sintra, near Lisbon . The crisis, although officially over, forced cutbacks in virtually all areas of government. Local reports said a third of the population had lost their lives, many as they tried to escape the fire.
British media named the suspect as Darren Osborne , 47-year-old father of four who was living in Cardiff , Wales . At the same time , the statement warned people against Islamophobia , while calling on the worldwide community "to unite so as to fight terrorism ".