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Global Media Top 5 Most Educated Ministers Inducted in Council of Ministers in 2017
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The focus is on who PM Modi will pick to be the new Defence and Railways ministers. Nirmala Sitharaman, serving as the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Commerce and Industry as well as a Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs under the Ministry of Finance headed by Arun Jaitley , also took the oath.

Global Media North Korea warns of more 'gift packages' after nuclear bomb test
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U.S. disarmament ambassador Robert Wood said that North Korea had defied the worldwide community once again with its test. "Advances in the regime's nuclear and missile programame are a threat to us all. "If it really started to send their economy into a tailspin, they could lash out in a more extreme way", said John Delury, a professor at Yonsei University in Seoul.

Global Media Trump Agrees To Raise The Debt Ceiling And Keep The Government Funded
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The meeting was created to discuss legislation to provide relief for Hurricane Harvey , raise or suspend the debt ceiling, and fund the government past the end of September. "And the leader has made the decision to attach the debt limit to that, and I support that", Cornyn told a group of reporters, according to The Hill .

Global Media Israeli Military Hits City in Syria's Hama Province
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According to the Syrian army, Israeli jets struck the Syrian military positions, killing at least two soldiers near the city of Masyaf in northwestern Syria, in the Hama Governorate. Just yesterday, the United Nations released a report affirming that the Syrian regime, governed by Bashar Assad, had indeed used chemical weapons (specifically Serin gas) to attack its own people when it had bombed the province of Idlib this past April.

Global Media Utah Immigrants Vow To Fight Repeal Of DACA Program
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A statement from spokesman Doug Schultz said college administration and staff "remain attentive and vigilant to DACA legal developments that may impact our students ". "Our support for students and others enrolled in the DACA program will not waver, and we will continue to provide a safe, supportive, and caring environment for all members of the Leo community", Lieberman and Reed wrote .

Global Media Trump Sides With Democrats In Deal On Storm Relief And Fiscal Deadlines
Author: 0 Trump Sides With Democrats In Deal On Storm Relief And Fiscal Deadlines

Until Wednesday, that hasn't happened. A third group, the conservative House Freedom Caucus, did not want Harvey funding tied to a debt ceiling increase at all , but rather preferred to tie the debt ceiling increase to spending cuts. Earlier in the day, Speaker Paul Ryan scoffed at the idea of a three-month debt limit increase. According to an article by ABC News titled: "Trump pushes tax reform 'vision, ' pressures Congress to deliver", the White House said that the drafting of ...

Global Media TADA court to decide punishment for Abu Salem and 5 other convicts
Author: 0 TADA court to decide punishment for Abu Salem and 5 other convicts

Although, Salem , was extradited from Portugal in 2005 under Section 34C of the Extradition Act under which he can not be given capital punishment.Salem was accused of transporting weapons from Gujarat to Mumbai. In the case of Salem, the Government of India is bound by the extradition agreement signed with Portugal, which prevents death sentence being awarded to Salem for any of the offences for which he was extradited to India.

Global Media Mumbai building fire kills 6
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A major fire broke the ground floor of 13-storey Prarthana Building near Kaifi Azmi Park in Juhu, at about 10.10 pm on Wednesday. According to BMC's disaster management, fire was due to a cylinder blast. The fire brigade sent three fire engines and two water tankers to the spot. Later, the fire brigade team took out seven more persons and rushed all the victims to hospital.

Global Media Seahawks prepare for season opener against Packers
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Brooks' tenure might be more temporary; he signed a one-year deal worth up to $5 million with the Packers on Sunday after he was cut by the San Francisco 49ers late in training camp. Two drafted rookie receivers were also released in DeAngelo Yancey (fifth round) and Malachi Dupre (seventh round). But earlier this offseason, he acknowledged that some roster moves date back to how much he and his scouting staff liked a player as a college prospect.

Global Media President Trump's $1 million Harvey relief donation goes to 12 organizations
Author: 0 President Trump's $1 million Harvey relief donation goes to 12 organizations

The White House asked Congress for $7.85 billion in immediate aid, with $6. 7 billion in additional funds. Plus the budget: Congress may push that till the end of the year to prevent a government shutdown. Political pundits say a viable solution could come from President Donald Trump convincing lawmakers to attach an increase in the debt limit to an emergency aid package for the victims of Hurricane Harvey .

Global Media Trump visits Louisiana after Texas stop
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Some residents hoping to get back to their usual routines in Harvey-ravaged Beaumont in southeast Texas are having trouble finding staples. "It is a relatively low number for as big a storm as this was". "And I think it shows a huge credit to Houston for being prepared", Mutter said. Trump, 71, was joined by his wife, Melania, as he passed out food and hugged, kissed and played with children at the "kid zone" in Houston's NRG Center, a 700,000-square-foot (65,000 square meter) facility ...

Global Media California man accused of kidnapping 55-year-old woman is arrested
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Late Monday night, authorities said, he dropped off the alleged victim, Virginia Paris, 55, at a casino in Henderson and drove off. Paris and Hetzel were last spotted together at a Starbucks in Arizona, when she told a customer she needed help right before Hetzel allegedly forced her back into a auto.

Global Media Hurricane Relief Bill Set to Pass House as Aid Funds Nearly Gone
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They are hoping for a political win after the failure of repealing and replacing Barack Obama's health care law. The announcement by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY is aimed at retaining Democratic influence and trying to ensure the Republican-controlled Congress addresses health care and immigration as the hectic fall agenda kicks off .

Global Media North Korean diplomat blames U.S. for tension
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USA ambassador to the United Nations , Nikki Haley, called for "strongest possible measures" by the council against the DPRK. China's permanent representative to the United Nations Liu Jieyi on Monday condemned the latest nuclear test by the DPRK and urged the country to return to the track of dialogue.

Global Media Howrah-Jabalpur Shaktipunj Express derails, no casualties reported
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According to the reports, the train was travelling at an average speed of 40 Km/hr which prevented a major accident from happening. No casualty or injury was reported. Now, Piyush Goyal is the Railway Minister who is handling all the responsibilities. East Central Railway Spokesperson Rajesh Kumar told IANS, all stranded passengers were shifted to the unaffected front coaches of the express and brought to Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh.

Global Media Appeals Court OKs Texas Voter ID Law
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The law in question was Texas' second attempt at a voter ID law after its initial 2011 effort was deemed too draconian . Soon the Justice Department raised the USA 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to obstruct that ruling recommencing the Trump administration's sensational reversal on voting rights.

Global Media Police Investigating After Possible Explosion In East Chicago
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A poster worker was injured in an explosion at the city's post office, the fire chief told The Times of Northwest Indiana . The ATF only confirmed that one device exploded, but said it was possible that more devices detonated. A third person was outside of the building "making deliveries". About 8:30 p.m., bomb squad officials could be seen huddled outside the post office building.

Global Media Don't blame me for Black Stars' World Cup qualifiers woes, says Vanderpuye
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CONSTANTINE, Algeria - Teenager Patson Daka kept Zambia's World Cup hopes alive with a close-range second-half strike as they upset Algeria 1-0 away in their African zone Group B qualifier yesterday. "I'm dreaming every day of going to the World Cup". Both Burkina Faso and Cape Verde would be World Cup first-timers if either of them qualifies. It would be a big boost for the Cranes to go four points clear before they host the Black Stars of Ghana in October and travel to face ...

Global Media Irma, while 'not our storm,' is passing over the British Virgin Islands
Author: 0 Irma, while 'not our storm,' is passing over the British Virgin Islands

Jose's projected path would take it near or just north of the Leeward Islands late this week, less than a week after major Hurricane Irma hits the same area, AccuWeather said . Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the center. There are now no coastal watches or warnings in effect. The storm isn't near land, so no warnings are in effect.

Global Media Korea, Japan call for beefed-up pressure against NK
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Onodera said the new estimate is based on definitive seismic data from a commission promoting ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. As to whether Secretary Mattis spoke of military action against the North, Onodera just said it's important for the two countries to respond collaboratively.

Author: 0 Where Is Tropical Storm Katia Going And When Will It Hit?

Katia is moving toward the southeast at around 3 miles per hour. Katia is about 175 miles (280 km) north of Veracruz and packing maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour (75 km per hour), the NHC said. Jose is forecast to possibly become another major hurricane, but at this time it looks like the track of Jose will stay farther north than Irma and curve back out into the Atlantic by the same trough that could push Irma away from the Central Gulf Coast.

Global Media Trump bucks GOP leadership, backs Democratic deal on debt ceiling, funding government
Author: 0 Trump bucks GOP leadership, backs Democratic deal on debt ceiling, funding government

President Donald Trump sided with Democrats on adding a three-month extension of the us debt limit and government spending to a hurricane-relief bill over the arguments of fellow Republicans , who pressed for a longer debt extension. Those include disaster relief for victims of Hurricane Harvey , raising the us debt ceiling by early October to prevent an unprecedented default on USA government debt, and passing legislation for federal spending in the fiscal year that begins on Oct.

Global Media Who trades with North Korea?
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President Trump also tweeted the US will be allowing Japan and South Korea to buy more "highly sophisticated military equipment" in response to Sunday's alleged hydrogen bomb detonation. President Vladimir Putin has resisted restrictions on oil exports to the country, saying the crisis will not be resolved by sanctions. Late Monday, the White House confirmed that US President Donald Trump telephoned with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae In, giving his in-principle approval to ...

Author: 0 US Navy Seals Train SKorean Team to Kill Kim Jong Un

USA basketball legend Dennis Rodman said on Wednesday he had skied and sang karaoke with his friend North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and would like to "straighten things out" amid a nuclear standoff with the United States. What is he doing in North Korea? "I basically hang out with him all the time , we laugh, we sing karaoke, we do a lot of cool things together", Rodman said during an interview with ITV's " Good Morning Britain ".

Global Media Hurricane Irma deals blow to yacht owners; even 'Hurricane Hole' is slammed
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma deals blow to yacht owners; even 'Hurricane Hole' is slammed

Jose is located about 1000 miles west of the Lesser Antilles in the Atlantic Ocean. Some strengthening remains possible for Tropical Depession Thirteen to become Tropical Storm Katia overnight. Forecasters are now tracking three hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin: Irma , Jose, and Katia. Below is a video of Irma's strength as the storm made landfall on St.

Global Media Salami slicing: Indian Army chief warns of two-front war
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He did not agree with the view that nuclear arms would act an absolute deterrent for any war. "The other services - the Navy and Air Force - will play a very major role in support of the Army, which will be operating on the ground because no matter what happens.a war will be won when we ensure territorial integrity of the nation".

Global Media Trump and Australian prime minister hold 'very constructive' call on N.Korea
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Mr Trump and Mr Turnbull had a volatile start to their relationship with a January 28 call - just a week after the president moved into the White House. It was hoped this morning's discussion would be more productive than their famous telephone clash over a refugee deal early in Trump's presidency. The call came as Defence Minister Marise Payne heads to Seoul for talks with South Korean officials, and Labor leader Bill Shorten and foreign affairs spokeswoman Penny Wong announced they would ...

Global Media National Guardsmen Ready for Action as Hurricane Irma Slams Caribbean
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The National Weather Service director says his staff is "very anxious about the impact of winds and surge on the Keys" as Hurricane Irma approaches. He also declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard. The US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) officials are shoring up toxic waste in southern Florida as Hurricane Irma approaches the coast.

Global Media Trump Responds 'We'll See' to Democratic Offer on Debt-Limit
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The White House requested $7.85 billion for emergency Harvey aid and called for Congress to raise the debt ceiling immediately. He said in an interview on "Fox News Sunday" that he and Trump wanted the debt limit measure to be tied to the Harvey aid, warning that failing to raise the borrowing limit could imperil getting aid to Texas.

Global Media US Seeks UN Resolution For Oil Embargo, Asset Freeze On North Korea
Author: 0 US Seeks UN Resolution For Oil Embargo, Asset Freeze On North Korea

The proposed package of measures would be the strongest yet against North Korea, which is barred under United Nations resolutions from developing nuclear or missile technology. It again reaffirms council support and calls for a resumption of talks between North Korea, the United States, South Korea, China, Japan and Russian Federation.

Global Media Trump talks with South Korean, German leaders about N.Korea
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The South region was alarmed by the North when it launched its most powerful test to date on Sunday , which was claimed to be a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted on a long-range missile. North Korea had on Sunday conducted its sixth nuclear test which was widely condemned by Japan, South Korea , US including the United Nations .

Global Media Seoul seeks Russian support to resolve nuclear crisis
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He warned that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has calculated that the survival of his regime depends on its development of nuclear weapons. Russian authorities have explained the boost in trade by a rise of exports to North Korea , primarily oil products.

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman does karaoke with Kim Jong

Raymond of NY magazine. North Korea has carried out a series of nuclear and missile tests and U.S. President Donald Trump has responded with warnings of a "massive" military response. "He obviously likes the Chicago Bulls, he asked me to come over and I said yes". He said he's hopeful, however, that President Trump and his powerful pal can have a peaceful chat.

Global Media CHP Officer Shoots Suspect Outside State Building In Downtown LA
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The man briefly exchanged words with some of the employees in the lobby, the sergeant said, but police would not provide details about the conversation. The building and some surrounding streets were shut down due to the investigation, police said. Investigators have not found a weapon that might have been in the man's possession, Gomez said.

Author: 0 With Irma Already Looming, Another Tropical Storm Forms in the Atlantic

Katia is expected to threaten Mexico as a large area of dry, sinking air over Texas and Louisiana will keep the storm south of the continental United States for now, AccuWeather said. Tropical Depression 13 has maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center said. "Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the depression could become a hurricane on Friday", it said.

Global Media BRICS summit: Putin says Trump is 'not my bride'
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From the war in Syria to tighter sanctions on North Korea , the United States and Russian Federation continue to be at odds on key global issues. "Whipping up military hysteria - this will lead to no good", he said. Spokesman Dmitry Peskov made it clear that Russian Federation sees diplomacy as a necessary step, saying they're ready to take part in discussions on the situation, and are urging the rest of the United Nations to remain calm and avoid hasty actions.

Global Media Putin calls against 'pushing North Korea into corner' by sanctions
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Speaking after the talks with the visiting South Korean president, Putin in televised remarks urged North Korea's neighbors to support the Russian-Chinese roadmap. In January, President Obama ordered 35 Russian intelligence officers to leave the United States and seized two Russian diplomatic compounds in retaliation for accusations that the Kremlin tried to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election.

Global Media What could go wrong? Donald Trump to call Malcolm Turnbull
Author: 0 What could go wrong? Donald Trump to call Malcolm Turnbull

Earlier on Tuesday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Russian President Vladimir Putin had directed his country's foreign ministry to file a lawsuit contesting the closure of the Russian consulate in San Francisco and two other diplomatic annexes in Washington, DC, and NY.

Global Media States file lawsuit challenging Trump decision on Dreamers
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When President Donald Trump announced the scrapping of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , better known as DACA , it put the future of close to 800,000 people in jeopardy, including thousands of Indian Americans. We stand for diversity and economic opportunity for everyone. With DACA set to be dismantled, the Department of Homeland Security will accept no new permit applications, but those with work permits expiring before March 5 can apply to renew them .

Global Media Khawaja Asif urges Pak-US ties on equality basis
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Pledging to continue providing moral, political and diplomatic support to Kashmiris, Asif stressed the need of raising the Kashmir issue at every level. Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain said on Wednesday that the armed forces were "successfully" eliminating terrorism from the country, amid mounting global pressure on Islamabad to deny safe havens to terrorists.

Global Media I don't want to 'teach lessons' over Brexit: European Union's Michel Barnier
Author: 0 I don't want to 'teach lessons' over Brexit: European Union's Michel Barnier

Some interest groups, including those who seek to overturn the democratic will of the people, seem to revel in the fact that there are now disagreements between the British Government and European Commission. Sir Kir called on the Government to drop some of Theresa May's "deeply flawed red lines" in the negotiations - for example, her insistence that Britain will not be subject to the European Court of Justice post-Brexit.

Global Media Legal action launched to halt Australia same-sex marriage vote
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Two groups of same-sex marriage advocates are trying to stop the postal survey , arguing the government should not have bypassed parliament in funding it. It follows growing concerns that a defeat of the $122 million postal survey will eventuate. The payment can be lawfully made where there is an urgent need for spending and the situation was unforeseen.

Global Media Ghana's 2018 World Cup hopes renewed
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Boakye added a fifth five minutes from time when Harrison Afful - restored to the starting XI after being dropped for the first leg - picked out the powerful forward with a delightful cross, and the Red Star Belgrade man made no mistake from just outside the six-yard box.

Author: 0 National Cathedral Removing Confederate Stained Glass Windows

Only 29 percent supported the statues' removal and more than 57 percent said they'd supported the "alternative plan". A crane was in place and workers had put straps around the statue, giving the appearance that a hoist was imminent. Curious onlookers trickled into Lee Park on Wednesday afternoon amid hordes of Dallas Police officers and TV camera crews to watch the teardown of one of Dallas' Confederate monuments.

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