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Author: 0 Ram Nath Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

Nitish's message came after his political partner and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Yadav warned him that his decision to back Kovind is a historic blunder and asked him to rethink his stand on backing Kovind. "I believe they should have a re-think", Kumar said, adding, "But you ( Congress ) have begun with a losing strategy". "There is a feeling that some non-Congress contender should have been considered", the sources said.

Global Media Special Counsel Not Investigating President Donald Trump for Obstruction
Author: 0 Special Counsel Not Investigating President Donald Trump for Obstruction

Donald Trump could face an immediate impeachment process if he were to fire special counsel Robert Mueller , Democrats have warned as rumors intensify that Trump wants to bring an end to the Russian Federation investigation. "Why don't you just pick up the phone and call Bob Mueller and ask whether or not your client has any role in their investigation?" Ultimately, Sekulow conceded there is "no duty" for the investigators to notify the White House if Trump is being investigated "in the ...

Global Media National Weather Service issues flash flood watch
Author: 0 National Weather Service issues flash flood watch

If you encounter any roadways covered in water, "turn around, don't drown". A flood warning, meaning that there were areas with flooding in progress, was issued for parts of in and Armstrong counties. Currently, there is a small risk of a tornado south of the Greater Cincinnati area. Partly cloudy skies, low humidity, and highs in the mid 70s! By 7 this evening showers start to become more spotty in nature.

Author: 0 Death toll in London apartment fire raised to 79

We know that there are still bodies of those who died inside the building and we want to return those people to their families as soon as we possibly can. May, who has been accused of showing a lack of empathy towards the Grenfall survivors, said she was taking personal responsibility for the public inquiry into the disaster.

Author: 0 Afghan leader, Pakistan condemn Helmand blast

Umar Zwak, spokesman for the provincial governor, told Anadolu Agency many wounded people are in critical state. So far, no one has claimed responsibility for it. Intensified fighting a year ago forced thousands of people to flee to Lashkargah from neighbouring districts. He said many children were among the casualities.

Global Media Khamenei warns Iraq not to weaken Shi'ite militias
Author: 0 Khamenei warns Iraq not to weaken Shi'ite militias

These have included several air strikes against pro-government forces that have sought to advance towards a USA military base in southeastern Syria near the border with Iraq , where the US military has been training rebels to fight IS. In February, Michael Flynn, who was then U.S. national security adviser and has since resigned, said the Trump administration was "putting Iran on notice" following an Iranian missile test and an attack on a Saudi warship by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in ...

Author: 0 German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be opening this year's gamescom

Now the next video game expo to look forward to is Germany's Gamescom in a few months. "The participation of the Chancellor is a sign of great appreciation for us", said Gerald Böse, President and Chief Executive Officer of Koelnmesse GmbH, the company who organizes Gamescom.

Author: 0 US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

He also said officials in the Idaho Department of Fish and Game and Office of Species Conservation will review the final delisting before making any decisions about specifics. Grizzlies must eventually connect across the six recovery zones, including with the sub-populations of the Selkirk and Cabinet-Yak ecosystems and bears in the North Cascades ecosystem.

Author: 0 China demands United States to halt military exercises with South Korea

Tillerson urged China to help crack down on illicit North Korean activities that fund its nuclear and missile programs , and said the Chinese had agreed their companies "should not do business" with sanctioned North Korean entities. The dialogue with China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Gen. Fang Fenghui, chief of the Chinese joint staff department, is a result of the summit in April between President Donald J.

Global Media Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon
Author: 0 Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon

The party leader's defense comes as some younger members of her caucus have voiced concerns about the Democratic brand and appeal with Pelosi at the helm. And after she predicted incorrectly that Democrats were poised to take back the House previous year, some of Pelosi's colleagues feel that this time around, she needs to deliver.

Global Media Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care
Author: 0 Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

The source, who said Scalise left the ICU late on Thursday, said there was no update from the hospital on Scalise's condition. Scalise was one of several people wounded last week after a gunman opened fire during a Republican congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va.

Author: 0 India, Pakistan join China, Russia in Central Asia grouping

For his part, Modi thanked Xi for China's support to India in joining the SCO, and said the two countries should respect each other's core interests. This accession of India and Pakistan into the group was announced by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev at the conclusion of the 17th Shanghai Co-operation Organisation ( SCO) Summit .

Global Media Ketumile Masire, former Botswana president, dies at age 91
Author: 0 Ketumile Masire, former Botswana president, dies at age 91

The late Sir Ketumile Quett MasireZambia's High Commissioner to the Republic of Botswana Brig. His daughter, Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba had to stand in for him. "He did not only do it for South Africans. It's on record that he did it for the region", ambassador Mdu Lembede said. He led the country in what many described as a hard period in the southern Africa region where most of Botswana's neighbors were going through their liberation struggles.

Author: 0 Lalu again appeals to Nitish to reconsider decision on Kovind

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge termed Nitish's support to Kovind "his personal decision" and said JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav in the all-party meeting had come up with the view of deciding on the presidential candidate once the Government declares its nominee.

Global Media Indian passports to be in Hindi and English: Sushma Swaraj
Author: 0 Indian passports to be in Hindi and English: Sushma Swaraj

This move came after the President of India , Pranab Mukherjee accepted recommendations from the same report. Sushma Swaraj alongwith the Minister of State for Communications (Independent Charge) and Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha releasing the commemorative postage stamp to mark the completion of 50 years of the Passport Act, in New Delhi on June 23, 2017.

Author: 0 Iran retaliates to ISIS attacks, warns reactionary countries

The attack on Sunday was the first missile launch by Iran outside its own territory in 30 years , since the Iran-Iraq war which ran from 1980 to 88, media in the Islamic republic reported . However, Iran is not thought to have used ballistic missiles on a foreign target since the Iran-Iraq war. Both the administration of former President Barack Obama and Trump's have focused exclusively on defeating Islamic State , but with the militants' self-proclaimed caliphate shrinking, US ...

Author: 0 Have no political affiliation, President is above politics: Ram Nath Kovind

However, JD (U) refused to sign as a proposer or seconder for Kovind's nomination and also kept away when he filed his nomination papers. My effort will be to keep the post above party politics. He said the BSP will endorse the nomination papers of Meira Kumar. "I am thankful to everybody for their support", he told presspersons. The term of President Mukherjee ends on July 24.

Author: 0 London police confirm deadly high rise fire began in an apartment fridge

As Londoners protest after the Grenfell Tower disaster, a clearly emotional Queen Elizabeth II has visited survivors. 79 people have been confirmed dead or listed as missing presumed dead after the fire at Grenfell Tower , which is believed to have been sparked by a Hotpoint fridge freezer.

Global Media Flash Flood Watch issued as Cindy makes its way to the Mid
Author: 0 Flash Flood Watch issued as Cindy makes its way to the Mid

Chief Meteorologist Tim Heller says we won't get any cool air front this front, but it will help produce some rain. It could also create trouble of roadways with reduced visibility and slippery conditions. Earl Eues, an emergency official in Terrebonne, said the closing of locks and flood gates began Monday and was being completed Tuesday . The tropical storm should weaken to a tropical depression later today, and become a remnant low tonight .

Global Media Extreme Heat Leads to US Flight Cancellations
Author: 0 Extreme Heat Leads to US Flight Cancellations

From Denver to Phoenix , temperatures were at or near records and Las Vegas tied its hottest day ever at any time of the year. Death Valley, California , reached 127 Tuesday and Palm Springs hit 122, tying the degree for the same day past year.

Global Media Why Kim agreed to release Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 Why Kim agreed to release Otto Warmbier

He was sentenced to 15 years hard labor , and he had not been seen or heard from since he appeared in a dramatic confession apologizing for "the biggest mistake" of his life. There are now three USA citizens being held in the country. The announcement came shortly after former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman arrived in Pyongyang for a return visit to North Korea .

Global Media Presidential Polls: Opposition on divide, Meira meets Sonia Gandhi
Author: 0 Presidential Polls: Opposition on divide, Meira meets Sonia Gandhi

Prime Minister Modi also spoke to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar , Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E. Ramasamy objected to this and said his party did not behave like that. The election for the next President of India is to be held on July 17 as President Pranab Mukherjee will demit the office on July 24.

Global Media Prosecutors seek to uphold 'Making a Murderer' confession
Author: 0 Prosecutors seek to uphold 'Making a Murderer' confession

Prosecutors say they'll seek to reverse an appeals court decision that the Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in photographer Teresa Halbach's death on Halloween two years earlier. Dassey to re-litigate his guilty verdict and sentence", he added. Dassey was 16 at the time of the interview and wasn't accompanied by a lawyer or parent.

Author: 0 Kushner kicks off Mideast peace push with first solo visit

Sitting down with Netanyahu on Wednesday before he met with Abbas, Kushner and other U.S. officials discussed "potential next steps" to make progress on Trump's goal of "a genuine and lasting peace" between Israelis and Palestinians, the White House said .

Author: 0 Confederations Cup: Indomitable Lions pay the penalty against Australia

Mexico tops the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A, with four points after two games. "So, Portugal won four games, don't forget that". The 36-year-old replied: "For me Ronaldo is the best player in the world but if you take him out you still have world class players in there".

Global Media British schoolboys don skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave
Author: 0 British schoolboys don skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave

His school never said anything against wearing skirts . The school's uniform code now states that male students can wear trousers and female pupils are allowed to wear skirts or trousers. "Ryan came up with the idea of wearing a skirt , so that evening we borrowed one". According to BBC News reporter Simon Hall, the school has allegedly announced that students will be allowed to wear shorts next year.

Author: 0 Australia to resume anti-ISIS airstrikes in Syria - defense chief

Australian warplanes will soon resume airstrikes against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) targets in Syria , according to the country's defense chief. Russian Federation condemned the US action and in retaliation suspended a hotline meant to prevent such incidents. On Thursday, a decision was made to resume the air strikes in Syria after an assessment of the Russian statement, although it did not say when they would begin again.

Author: 0 Delhi University Admission 2017: RCC releases first cut off,check at du

Its cut offs for admission to Economics (hons), B.Com (hons), Engilsh (hons) are 97.25%, 97.5%, 97%. Premier colleges like Ramjas, Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), Atma Ram Sanathan Dharma (ARSD), Kirori Mal College (KMC), Lady Shri Ram college for women (LSR), Daulat Ram College (DRC) and Sri Venketeswara College among all the others have put the details on their respective websites.

Global Media Nancy Pelosi Faces Heat From Democrats After Georgia Loss
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi Faces Heat From Democrats After Georgia Loss

Ryan told MSNBC's Hardball Wednesday morning following millennial Democrat Jon Ossoff's defeat to Republican Karen Handel in the Georgia special congressional election to occupy the seat vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price that that loss as well as others is indicative of the Democratic Party's perception among some as a "toxic national brand".

Global Media Trump kicks Nancy Pelosi when she's down
Author: 0 Trump kicks Nancy Pelosi when she's down

Pelosi's enduring role as a Republican punching bag revived debate over whether her leadership is an electoral drag on the party, or if she is simply a convenient (female) symbol for attacks on liberalism that the GOP would level with or without her.

Author: 0 Wisconsin AG asks court to review Dassey ruling

On Thursday , a federal appeals court upheld an August 2016 decision that overturned Dassey's conviction for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach . During a three-hour interview in March 2006, Dassey confessed that he raped Halbach, cut her throat, tied her up and took her to Avery's garage, where Avery shot the young woman in the head.

Global Media 15 killed as explosion rocks Afghan bank
Author: 0 15 killed as explosion rocks Afghan bank

Esmatullah, a border policeman who was at the scene of the deafening explosion, said many people were missing in the ensuing chaos as bystanders, survivors and ambulances struggled to get the most seriously wounded to the hospital. The Helmand province campaign was a series of military operations conducted by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) forces against Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan .

Author: 0 North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

South Korean President Moon Jae In , meanwhile, said that "we can not know for sure that North Korea killed Mr. Warmbier ", but that he still believes "it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to Mr.

Author: 0 Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill, fate uncertain

Yet overall it would do the same thing as its House counterpart: less federal money for health insurance and a greater likelihood that more Americans will be uninsured. To begin with, I'm not sure why we should believe in McConnell's legislative skills. KODJAK: Those waivers can allow states to drop some benefits required by Obamacare like maternity coverage , mental health care and birth control.

Author: 0 Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles

Iran has been heavily involved in the war against IS in both Iraq and Syria , where it has trained and advised militias to fight the militants. On Sunday, Iran fired six 750-kilometer (470-mile) range missiles at an IS base in eastern Syria, days after the jihadist group claimed twin bombing and shooting attacks in Tehran .

Global Media No Autopsy For Warmbier
Author: 0 No Autopsy For Warmbier

Fred Warmbier told reporters the North Korean regime deemed his son a "war criminal" and " brutalized and terrorized " him during his detainment. "There are additional medical records and imaging to review and people to interview ". "I believe what Kim Jong Un would want the most is to have a security guarantee for his regime", Moon said in the interview. McCain is the Republican chairman of the Armed Services Committee.

Author: 0 Trump says he's 'very supportive' of new Senate health care bill

The plan gets rid of those mandates. Under Obamacare , tax credits are primarily based on income, age and geography, benefitting lower- and moderate-income people who purchase insurance on the exchanges. [The proposal], at least in the near term, retains weakened versions of almost all of Obamacare's core features while fixing few if any of the problems that Republicans say they want to fix.

Global Media Philippines, neighbors to jointly fight militants amid siege
Author: 0 Philippines, neighbors to jointly fight militants amid siege

They also agreed to stop the flow of money to fund terrorist activities in the region, and to contain the spread of terrorism and terrorism-related content in the cyberspace, particularly in social media. The clash erupted on May 23 when police attempted to arrest Isnilon Hapilon , the leader of Abu Sayyaf, a small jihadist group in the southern Philippines.

Author: 0 Suspect Named In Van Attack On Worshippers Leaving London Mosque

Osborne's 26-year-old nephew, Ellis Osborne, said his uncle was " troubled for a long time ", the Guardian reported . One elderly man, who had collapsed moments before the van appeared, was pronounced dead at the scene, although police have not yet confirmed whether he died as a result of the attack .

Global Media Portugal forest fires kill 62 near Coimbra
Author: 0 Portugal forest fires kill 62 near Coimbra

Firefighters are struggling to gain complete control over Portugal's deadliest forest fire on record which killed 64 people at the weekend, as Prime Minister Antonio Costa questions the effectiveness of an emergency response system. The water-dropping plane was among the teams trying to hold back fires that have killed more than 60 people in central Portugal. However, 30 water-dropping aircraft were battling the blazes, some operating under bilateral agreements with the Portuguese ...

Author: 0 DUP deal still possible, says senior Tory

Signaling the importance of Brexit negotiations with the European Union, set to continue until the spring of 2019, the speech set out the government's program for two years, rather than one. After initial signs of progress, the Conservatives were forced to row back on a premature announcement that agreement had been reached, and talks have now dragged on for 11 days without reaching a conclusion.

Author: 0 Trump says he finds special counsel Mueller's relationship with James Comey "bothersome"

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 22, 2017 ...whether there are "tapes" or recordings of my conversations with James Comey , but I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings. The president was asked in an interview to be broadcast Friday morning on " Fox and Friends " whether special counsel Robert Mueller should step down because of his relationship with Comey.

Author: 0 NASA Discovers 10 New Potentially Habitable Earth-Like Planets

NASA announced the new interstellar additions at a Monday news conference at NASA's Ames Research Center, completing the world's most comprehensive catalog of exoplanets. Kepler detects exoplanets by measuring a temporary reduction in light emissions coming from a star when the planet moves in front, or transits. Seven of the 10 newfound Earth-size planets circle stars that are just like ours, not cool dwarf ones that require a planet be quite close to its star for the right temperature.

Author: 0 What GOP Opposition To Senate Health Care Bill Means For Its Passage

As of now it doesn't have the votes to pass and the White House has not formally endorsed it. Medical groups are beginning to weigh in on the Senate Republican health care bill , and they have problems with the proposal. Uses a less generous inflation adjustment than House bill. "Our idea was the federal government would cede the management of the Medicaid program to the state, and they would provide whatever the level of funding is that they deem appropriate", Zerwas said.

Global Media Gov. Kay Ivey, officials say threat not over from tropical depression
Author: 0 Gov. Kay Ivey, officials say threat not over from tropical depression

The storm's first fatality was reported yesterday, when a 10-year-old boy was struck by a log that a large wave dislodged as he stood near the shore in Fort Morgan, Alabama, the Baldwin County coroner said. The weather service indicated that damage was likely from a possible twister near Birmingham, noting radar signaled there was debris in the air. The heaviest rainfall is predicted for overnight Thursday into early Friday morning.

Author: 0 Korea, terrorism expected to feature at US-China dialogue

The United States must tenaciously continue urging China to take such action. North Korea conducts about 90 percent of its trade through China. "We have come to a stalemate when it comes to North Korea", she said in response to a question from news.com.au.

Global Media UK, EU talk up chance of Brexit deal
Author: 0 UK, EU talk up chance of Brexit deal

Yet that claim quickly crumbled as soon as talks began between the Tory administration and Michel Barnier of the European Commission in Brussels . Those issues are the exit bill; the rights of three million European Union nationals living in Britain and the one million Britons on the continent who now are allowed to live, work and claim welfare benefits; and the status of the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.

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