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Global Media Patna HC Dismisses Two PILs Against Nitish Kumar's New Bihar Government
Author: 0 Patna HC Dismisses Two PILs Against Nitish Kumar's New Bihar Government

Nitish Kumar last Wednesday terminated his two-year mahagahtbandhan or Grand Alliance with Lalu Yadav and the Congress and revived a partnership with the BJP , four years after their acrimonious split. Summary: While staking claim to the government , Kumar had submitted a list of 131 MLAs who were supporting him. On reports that senior JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav was upset over the party joining hands with BJP, he said, "It is not necessary that everybody always agrees on everything".

Global Media Russia Fires Back After Congress Greenlights Sanctions
Author: 0 Russia Fires Back After Congress Greenlights Sanctions

In an interview Rossiya-1, Putin said he was capping the number of American personnel at 455 - the same as the number of Russian diplomatic and technical staff in the United States, according to the Washington Post . The new U.S. sanctions were in retaliation both for Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014 and Russian interference in the USA election. The new USA sanctions also coming in response to Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, and to further punish Russia for ...

Global Media Trump swears in Gen. Kelly as new chief of staff
Author: 0 Trump swears in Gen. Kelly as new chief of staff

The Senate was unable to pass a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci unleashed a foul-mouthed rant which he belittled the former chief of staff - followed by Priebus' resignation, GOP senators rebuked Trump for his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and controversial speeches before the Boy Scouts and police officers were followed by criticism from Boy Scouts and police officials.

Global Media State Department Expresses Regret Over Cut of US Diplomatic Presence in Russian Federation
Author: 0 State Department Expresses Regret Over Cut of US Diplomatic Presence in Russian Federation

The Russian Foreign Ministry announced Friday that the size of the US diplomatic corps was being reduced to 455 but did not specify the size of the cut in USA staff. The new sanctions would impact the Russian energy and financial sectors, and the European Union has expressed concerns that they could also affect European companies involved in the building of a new pipeline from Germany to Russia.

Global Media British, Belgian royals mark WWI battle centenary in Ypres
Author: 0 British, Belgian royals mark WWI battle centenary in Ypres

The offensive - which comprised eight battles during the First World War - began on 31 July 1917 and lasted until 10 November 1917. Charles, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prime Minister Theresa May will be among those attending a ceremony marking 100 years since the Battle of Passchendaele.

Global Media FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cooler temperatures overnight with another attractive day on Monday!
Author: 0 FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cooler temperatures overnight with another attractive day on Monday!

Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Tuesday through Thursday , the weather service expects high pressure to push eastward as we endure a period of mostly quiet weather. East northeast wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. Winds up to 80 miles per hour were reported with heavy rains. Widespread showers and thunderstorms. The humidity will be slightly lower making for a more comfortable day.

Global Media Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill
Author: 0 Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill

That legislation was passed nearly unanimously by the House and Senate this past week, meaning the bill would likely have survived a presidential veto - which seemed like a real possibility up until now. "Passing the bill on a bipartisan basis will send a strong signal to the White House that the Kremlin needs to be held accountable for meddling in last year's election", Senator Chuck Schumer said.

Global Media Somalia militants claim 39 AU troops killed in ambush
Author: 0 Somalia militants claim 39 AU troops killed in ambush

Somali military officer Colonel Muhyadin Yasin says fighters with Al Shabaab militant group ambushed a military convoy. The incident took place in Bulamareer district in Lower Shabelle region about 140 km southwest of Mogadishu . Mohamed Hussein said the explosion, near Waberi police station along the busy Maka Almukarramah road, might have been the work of a suicide bomber.

Global Media Iraqi Embassy in Kabul targeted by bombing, gunmen
Author: 0 Iraqi Embassy in Kabul targeted by bombing, gunmen

One witness named Rahimullah told Pajhwok Afghan News the first explosion took place at around 11:30am, followed by gunfire. A spokesman for the Interior Ministry, Najib Danesh, said the Iraqi mission was the target and that all embassy staff were relocated to a safe location.

Global Media 5 things you need to know now
Author: 0 5 things you need to know now

So we've got to move on to some other things as we've already moved on to some other things. McCain joined two other Republicans, Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Susan Collins (R-ME), with his vote against the repeal. But the President seems to have tossed out all hope that his 52-member Republican majority won't get any help from across the aisle. After the Senate Republicans failed to get enough votes to pass a "skinny" repeal to remove parts of the Affordable Care Act in the early hours ...

Global Media More violence in Darjeeling, conflicting claims on 2 killed in police firing
Author: 0 More violence in Darjeeling, conflicting claims on 2 killed in police firing

It will continue till August 3 and the sum collected would be given to the District Magistrate, SDOs and BDOs to protest curbing the movement of essential commodities including food, baby food and medicines from Siliguri to the hills. The GJM leadership has claimed that the police have resorted to firing which was denied by the district administration. GJM supporters took out rallies at Chowkbazar area during the day amid patrolling by police and security forces.

Global Media Trump says he's
Author: 0 Trump says he's "disappointed" in China over North Korea

That would leave North Korea only the technical challenge of miniaturizing a nuclear warhead that could withstand reentry in order to back leader Kim Jong Un's incessant nuclear threats against the US. China is one of North Korea's only allies, although some analysts believe it has grown frustrated with the repeated efforts of its smaller neighbour to goad the US.

Global Media Ousted Pakistani PM's brother is successor
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The ruling party named Sharif's younger brother Shahbaz as his successor over the weekend, but he must first enter parliament by contesting the seat left vacant by Sharif. Thousands of supporters of opposition party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf take part in a rally in Islamabad , Pakistan. He added that the disqualification of Sharif was an insult to the Office of Prime Minister.

Global Media Police Depts Push Back On Trump: We Don't 'Condone' Abuse Of Prisoners
Author: 0 Police Depts Push Back On Trump: We Don't 'Condone' Abuse Of Prisoners

How many organizations had to apologize for or disavow speeches given by the previous five presidents? After President Trump's speech, the Gainesville Police Department took to social media to reject what he said. James O'Neill, the police commissioner of the New York Police Department, on Saturday said the police must act according to rules "under any circumstance".

Global Media Deal reached to send Russian Federation sanctions bill to Trump's desk
Author: 0 Deal reached to send Russian Federation sanctions bill to Trump's desk

The proposed measures target Russia's energy sector as part of legislation that prevents Trump from easing sanctions on Moscow without congressional approval. The legislation is aimed at punishing Moscow for interfering in the 2016 presidential election and for its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria, where the Kremlin has backed President Bashar Assad.

Global Media Trump Threatens To End Health Care Subsidies For Poor Americans, Congress
Author: 0 Trump Threatens To End Health Care Subsidies For Poor Americans, Congress

The "skinny" repeal bill was defeated 49-51, falling just short of the 50 votes needed to advance it. Republicans Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska also voted against it. In a series of early morning messages, the president criticized the Senate's filibuster rules, saying they were hampering his agenda. Mitch M, go to 51 Votes NOW and WIN.

Global Media Seager, Bellinger pace red-hot Dodgers past Giants
Author: 0 Seager, Bellinger pace red-hot Dodgers past Giants

He had to go through the middle of the Dodgers lineup, and Corey Seager connected for a one-out double. "You can accept it if it was something you actually did and made a mistake, but when it slips out of your hand, that one hurts a little bit more".

Global Media Why I want Neymar to leave Barcelona for PSG - Sergio Ramos
Author: 0 Why I want Neymar to leave Barcelona for PSG - Sergio Ramos

This came after a very brief injury scare for Neymar , who could be playing his final game in a Barcelona jersey. The Portugal star and Ballon d'Or victor is the only big-name Real Madrid player that will not feature in the Clasico although he had reportedly hoped to attend.

Global Media Josef Newgarden wins Honda Indy 200 at Mid
Author: 0 Josef Newgarden wins Honda Indy 200 at Mid

But on Sunday, Newgarden passed his Australian Team Penske teammate Will Power on the 13th of 90 laps and cruised to victory. "It felt like something broke on the vehicle and we made some major front wing adjustments in the race". indycar .com. Norman would do battle there most of the day, ultimately finishing seventh, 34 seconds behind the victor. Local favorite Graham Rahal (Honda) of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing was fourth.

Author: 0 Russia's Putin signs Russian-Armenian military grouping deal into law

The protocol envisages, in particular, that to deploy the air group, Syria will transfer to Russian Federation for free use, the plot of land on the Hmeymim airfield and all its movable and immovable assets located there. The Russian air group was deployed at Hmeymim from the end of September 2015 to help Syria fight the Islamic State (IS) and other terrorist groups at the request of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Global Media Rockies acquire catcher Jonathan Lucroy from Rangers
Author: 0 Rockies acquire catcher Jonathan Lucroy from Rangers

Holding one of the two National League Wild Card spots heading into the final hours of the MLB trade deadline, the Rockies aren't holding pat. According to multiple media reports, the team has picked up former All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy from the Texas Rangers .

Global Media Trump appears to advocate rough police treatment of suspects
Author: 0 Trump appears to advocate rough police treatment of suspects

Trump suggested officers allow suspects' heads to hit the doors of police vehicles after they are placed under arrest. His remarks elicited cheers from the audience of law enforcement, which included local lawmakers , officers from the Suffolk County Police Department , the Nassau County Police Department acting police commissioner Patrick Ryder, Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco and deputies and jail guards from the Suffolk County Sheriff's office, according to Newsday reporter ...

Global Media John Cena Advertised For Upcoming WWE Raw PPV
Author: 0 John Cena Advertised For Upcoming WWE Raw PPV

The arena will officially close its doors on July 30, but on July 29 - this Saturday - WWE will pop back in for one final live event, headlined by Brock Lesnar vs. WWE Champion Jinder Mahal was the most hated character by far on the card as he ran down the fans of the WWE Universe. The next time the WWE will return to Detroit, Michigan will be October 8, 2017, when the SmackDown exclusive pay-per-view, Hell in a Cell, takes place at the Little Caesar's Arena.

Global Media Chris Christie Gets In Cubs Fan's Face At Brewers Game
Author: 0 Chris Christie Gets In Cubs Fan's Face At Brewers Game

Joseph yelled his name and "told him that he sucked". That's when Hutchison, who is related to Joseph, flipped on his video camera. Today, Christie was taking in a Cubs-Brewers game in Milwaukee. "Then he started calling me a tough guy". On July 18, fans at Citi Field in NY loudly booed Christie after he grabbed a foul ball during a game between the St.

Global Media Donald Trump vows he won't let China 'do nothing' on North Korea
Author: 0 Donald Trump vows he won't let China 'do nothing' on North Korea

Defense experts suggest the North Korean ICBMs, both launched on a lofted trajectory, could have a capability to hit major cities on the USA mainland if launched at a normal angle. U.S. President Donald Trump condemned the test on Friday evening EST. They had estimated that the North's first ICBM on July 4 could have reached Alaska, and said that the latest missile appeared to extend that range significantly.

Author: 0 Putin says USA must cut 755 diplomatic staff, more measures possible

Russia's Foreign Ministry said it was ordering the United States embassy in Moscow to reduce the number of its diplomats by September 1. In a statement released on Saturday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Washington will work closely with its friends and allies to ensure its messages to Russia, Iran, and North Korea are clearly understood.

Global Media Estonian PM meets with US VP on EU-US cooperation
Author: 0 Estonian PM meets with US VP on EU-US cooperation

Trump has been a staunch supporter of better ties with Moscow ever since he started the path to presidency. "NATO's collective position of deterrence and defense has strengthened in the Baltic region and the U.S.A.is indispensable to ensuring the security of our immediate neighborhood, as well as all of Europe", Ratas said in a statement.

Global Media Seven injured after vehicle mows down pedestrians in Los Angeles
Author: 0 Seven injured after vehicle mows down pedestrians in Los Angeles

The collision occurred around 3:47 p.m.at 5088 W. Pico Boulevard, the Department said. Courtney Crump said several victims were pinned under the van and that one man had severe head injuries. Los Angeles police spokesman Josh Rubenstein said the crash appeared to be an accident, adding that there was no indication the driver intentionally drove into the crowd.

Author: 0 Security stepped up at Australian airports

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the counter-terrorism raids Saturday were created to stop "terrorist attacks in Australia". "We don't have a great deal of information on the specific attack, the location, date or time, however, we're investigating information indicating the aviation industry was potentially a target of that attack", AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin said.

Global Media Father's bid to have daughter's legacy live on after Manchester terror attack
Author: 0 Father's bid to have daughter's legacy live on after Manchester terror attack

Saffie's wicker casket, adorned with roses, arrived in a silver hearse at Manchester Cathedral followed by the funeral cortege from Wythenshawe Hospital, where Mrs Roussos is still receiving treatment for her injuries. He said: "She was just everything you could wish for in a little girl". He said he wanted to speak out so as not to let her birthday go by unmarked - and to keep her memory alive.

Global Media Donald Trump Encourages Police To
Author: 0 Donald Trump Encourages Police To "Not Be So Nice" When Arresting Suspects

Trump says MS-13's members don't like to shoot their victims because death comes too fast. "I said , 'You could take the hand away , OK, '" he said. The department "has strict rules & procedures relating to the handling of prisoners", it said in another post. Though Trump's comments were met by applause and laughter by some of the officers sitting behind him, the Suffolk County police department didn't think Trump's words were amusing.

Global Media White House Pushes To Pursue GOP Health Care Bill
Author: 0 White House Pushes To Pursue GOP Health Care Bill

President Trump seems pretty stuck on the issue. Asked if it was White House policy that nothing should be voted on in Congress until the Senate votes again on health care, Mulvaney said: "well, think - yes". Sixty-four percent of those polled, up from 54% in January, said they would prefer to keep the ACA either "entirely as is" or after improving "problem areas".

Global Media Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus with retired General Kelly
Author: 0 Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus with retired General Kelly

Priebus' resignation follows days of newly appointed Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci deriding Priebus online and in the press, accusing the former White House official of leaking to reporters. In a tweet about his "leaked" financial documents late Wednesday, Scaramucci conspicuously mentioned the Twitter handle of White House chief of staff Reince Priebus .

Global Media Israel soldier's killing verdict upheld
Author: 0 Israel soldier's killing verdict upheld

In March 2015, Azaria was serving as an army medic in the town of Hebron in the occupied West Bank when two Palestinians stabbed and wounded another soldier. As a soldier, such a pardon could only come from Eisenkot or President Reuven Rivlin, who indicated earlier in the day that he would only make such a decision with Eisenkot's approval.

Global Media Baby boy dies after being left in a hot auto
Author: 0 Baby boy dies after being left in a hot auto

Phoenix Police will conduct an investigation but believe it to be accidental. Police investigate the hot-car death of seven-month-old Zane Endress on the northeast side of Phoenix. The incident happened a day after a 7-month-old boy was found in a hot auto near 44th Street and Greenway Road in north Phoenix. FOX10 reports that the baby was under the care of his grandparents at the time of the incident.

Global Media In tweet, Trump names Kelly as new chief of staff, replacing Priebus
Author: 0 In tweet, Trump names Kelly as new chief of staff, replacing Priebus

However, Kelly is now Trump's Homeland Security secretary, which would create a crucial vacancy. I will continue to serve as a strong supporter of the President's agenda and policies. I'm interested to see if John Kelly is able to fill the more traditional role that a White House chief of staff has played and, frankly, having more of a say about staffing issues, the messaging and then bringing some sense of decorum and discipline to the White House .

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