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Global Media Disclosing Rafale deal details in Parliament will harm national interest: Amit Shah
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Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said Shah told party MPs that broader details of the transaction, including that it would cost over Rs 58,000 crore, have been shared but break-up of expenditure can not be made public. February 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for meeting the Chinese Ambassador during the recent border standoff at Doklam.

Global Media Meanwhile, BJP State chief says all is well with ally TDP
Author: 0 Meanwhile, BJP State chief says all is well with ally TDP

After papers listed for the day were laid, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the House, which would now meet again on March 5. The issue also figured in the Rajya Sabha. TRS leader Kesava Rao questioned the way TDP was protesting to get its demands implemented by the government. The BJP on Saturday tried to launch a counter-offensive against ally Telugu Desam Party, releasing a 27-page document to dismiss the allegation that the Centre had not done much for the development of Andhra Pradesh.

Global Media Who's in charge in South Africa these days?
Author: 0 Who's in charge in South Africa these days?

Ramaphosa had earlier withdrawn from the programme and was expected to continue his meeting with Zuma. The ANC is Africa's most prominent liberation movement and many veterans of the long struggle against apartheid worry that the corruption allegations against Zuma are undermining its legacy.

Global Media Trump Backs Budget Plan: 'So Important for Our Great Military'
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The reported Senate deal would increase spending in both the defense and non-defense sections of the budget by nearly $300 billion total over the next two years. "I'm afraid the numbers will get so high and the debt ceiling will be added and it will be a Christmas tree of spending - that a lot of votes will be bought", he said on CNN.

Global Media Narendra Modi arrives in Palestine, to hold talks with Mahmoud Abbas
Author: 0 Narendra Modi arrives in Palestine, to hold talks with Mahmoud Abbas

Abbas stressed that Palestinians have "never rejected negotiations any day; we were and still are ready for it, and believe that forming a multilateral mechanism of several states is the best approach to overlook those negotiations". Only diplomacy and far-sightedness can set free from violence and baggage of the past. "We know that it's not easy, but we should keep striving because a lot is at stake", he said in a joint press conference with Abbas.

Global Media Benitez reveals Newcastle game plan ahead of Man Utd test
Author: 0 Benitez reveals Newcastle game plan ahead of Man Utd test

Manchester United are still without midfielder Marouane Fellaini after he underwent knee surgery and is expected to be out for six weeks, the club have confirmed . "I have been on the other side of things, but it's totally different on this side". "Are you asking me if I prefer three or four teams involved in the battle for the drop? I think they know how to get the points to stay in the division".

Author: 0 Second White House Aide Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations, Which He Denies

Some commentators objected to his reference to due process, for example pointing his promotion of a conspiracy theory about former President Barack Obama's nationality. "3 American women are murdered every day by their husband or boyfriend". In a written statement sent through the White House press office Wednesday, Porter said he took those photos, but that "the reality behind them is nowhere close to what is being described", he said.

Global Media Trump reportedly expected to declassify Democratic rebuttal of controversial GOP memo
Author: 0 Trump reportedly expected to declassify Democratic rebuttal of controversial GOP memo

We can not stop there. The Democrats' memo is largely seen as a rebuttal to last week's document, furthering the partisan divide on the House Intelligence Committee. And Mr. Trump was overheard telling a Republican member of Congress that he would "100 percent" release the memo before he had read it. The FBI, along with the Democrats, objected to the memo being released because they said it would compromise certain people by using their names and would relinquish operational methods.

Global Media Israel hits Syrian targets after F-16 crashes in anti-aircraft fire
Author: 0 Israel hits Syrian targets after F-16 crashes in anti-aircraft fire

In a statement published by Lebanon's NNA news agency, Hezbollah said the developments denote "the categorical fall of ancient equations". The Russian foreign ministry called for "restraint" from all parties. Syrian media said its air defences had struck the jet. "To cover their crimes in the region, Israeli officials are resorting to lies against other countries".

Global Media Vigil scheduled for Colten Boushie
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The defence in the Stanley case said his gun accidentally went off, killing Boushie with a single shot to the back of the head in a "freak accident". "A white jury came out with a verdict of not guilty of Gerald Stanley, who shot and killed my nephew".

Global Media BJP meets Odisha CEO, demands dismissal of 4 officials including Pandian
Author: 0 BJP meets Odisha CEO, demands dismissal of 4 officials including Pandian

A group of miscreants here, holding BJP flags, today barged into the residential premises of a senior official in Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's office and indulged in vandalism, police said. Four of them were arrested, police sources said. Stating that such violent acts and intolerance were unacceptable in a democracy, Deb said action would be taken as per law and those involved in the incident would be arrested.

Global Media Russian Athletes Appeal To Participate In Pyeongchang Game Rejected By Panel
Author: 0 Russian Athletes Appeal To Participate In Pyeongchang Game Rejected By Panel

The only catch? They are forced to do so without any ability to earn Russian Federation an official medal, and they are not be permitted to represent Russia's flag or colors in any way. During the 2010 and 2012 Olympic games, no major violations of worldwide law took place-which may reflect Putin's cosmetic break from the presidency between those years.

Author: 0 Koreas Share Handshake at Olympic Games Opening

Over the course of the summit, which also included Kim Yong-nam (North Korea's ceremonial head of state) and Ri Son-gwon (North Korea's chief negotiator), Ms. But as Pence departs, there seems to be a diplomatic thawing between North and South Korea. The North has said that denuclearization will never be on negotiation table.

Global Media India will take care of Palestinians' interests: PM Modi on historic visit
Author: 0 India will take care of Palestinians' interests: PM Modi on historic visit

Burj Khalifa, Dubai Frame Adnoc building and Emirates Palace were covered in colours of India's tri-colours, on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ). After their talks, the two sides signed five agreements related to energy sector, railways, manpower and financial services. On Saturday, Modi will leave for Palestine where he is scheduled to hold discussions with President Mahmoud Abbas and reaffirm India's support for the Palestinian ...

Global Media SpaceX's rocket check wasn't a whole success - however was shut
Author: 0 SpaceX's rocket check wasn't a whole success - however was shut

SpaceX also managed to guide at least two of the Falcon Heavy's first-stage rocket boosters to land upright back on Earth. Capital expenditures were nearly $790 in the fourth quarter of past year, with most of that attributable to Model 3 and Gigafactory 1 production capacity, were it produces battery cells for its cars and energy storage products.

Author: 0 Pyeongchang Or Pyongyang? Twitter Users Place Olympics In North Korea

The officials said it was fair to say both Pence and the North Koreans rebuffed South Korean President Moon Jae-in's efforts to facilitate a meeting between North Korea and the US. Moon's office says Kim's sister, Kim Yo Jong , came to the South as his special envoy. The North sent the delegation to attend the opening ceremony of Pyeongchang Olympics on Friday, during which the two nations' athletes marched under a unified flag.

Global Media Tracking a winter storm
Author: 0 Tracking a winter storm

Now the axis of heaviest snow (4-8 inches and up to 10 inches in some localized areas) is expected to occur generally along and north of an Iowa City to Davenport, and to a Princeton, Illinois. Snow across southern and central MI ranged from 7 inches on the western side of the state to more than 2 inches in the Detroit area. The National Weather Service predicts tomorrow's driving conditions will range from poor to impossible, and conditions will improve only marginally during the ...

Global Media Historic day for Irish politics as Adams steps down after 34 years
Author: 0 Historic day for Irish politics as Adams steps down after 34 years

Mary Lou McDonald will be ratified as the new leader of Sinn Féin at a special party Ard Fheis later today. She said: "Soon we face into a campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment". "We're not there yet", Adams, who will be succeeded by Mary Lou McDonald, told national broacaster RTE . 'Our focus must be on building Sinn Fein into an organisation that is fit for objective, and our goal is to win, to win elections, to increase our political strength, to realise our ambition of being in ...

Global Media US Senate agrees to temporary budget to prevent shutdown
Author: 0 US Senate agrees to temporary budget to prevent shutdown

He is pointing to upcoming talks on immigration, writing, "Fortunately, DACA not included in this Bill, negotiations to start now!" Paul's call clearly angered Republican leaders - Sen. A band of tea party Republicans swung against the legislation as well, repelled by its spiraling spending levels. Congress has to vote on the Senate budget plan and the president will have to sign by tomorrow (2/8/18) to prevent another government shutdown.

Global Media Duterte: Deployment ban to Kuwait stays
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The abuse of many Filipino women workers are often Duterte's topic in his speeches. Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III is set to issue on Monday a total deployment ban order of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait.

Global Media Sioux City seeks better compliance with emergency snow route policy
Author: 0 Sioux City seeks better compliance with emergency snow route policy

Muscatine's snow emergency has been cancelled. Please remove all vehicles from the streets. All Village streets are under this emergency, and vehicles not moved off the streets will be ticketed and towed. The city of Stoughton has declared a snow emergency beginning at midnight to 8 a.m. and continuing for the next three days or until canceled. To avoid getting a ticket or towed, you may park vehicles in City of Monona parking lots that serve city parks until the end of the snow emergency.

Global Media North and South Korea celebrate peace through taekwondo show
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Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong , who is visiting South Korea to attend the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, delivered her brother's personal invitation during a meeting with Moon at the Blue House, a presidential spokesman said . There is speculation Pyongyang could invite Moon to visit later this year. The sheet included word comparisons for commonly used goods and services, a hotel official said.

Global Media Koreans in metro talk significance of Winter Olympics
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Washington and Tokyo are concerned that Seoul's conciliatory stance toward Pyongyang could endanger trilateral cooperation on bolstering pressure against North Korea, and could give the country more time to develop nuclear weapons. Mr Yoo already expressed doubts about Kim's diplomatic turn, suggesting North Korea could exploit the Pyeongchang Olympics to "cause trouble".

Global Media Super Bowl on NBC is lowest rated in 8 years
Author: 0 Super Bowl on NBC is lowest rated in 8 years

The No. 1 spot is held by Super Bowl XLIX in 2015, in which the Patriots defeated the Seahawks and which was the last time NBC televised the game. Despite featuring what sports analysts proclaimed to be one of the most exciting championship games in years, right down to a thrilling fourth-quarter comeback win by the Philadelphia Eagles, Nielsen now estimates the TV audience at 103.4 million viewers, the smallest audience for a Super Bowl of the decade.

Global Media House passes budget bill to reopen government after brief shutdown
Author: 0 House passes budget bill to reopen government after brief shutdown

Congress has until midnight on Thursday to pass a measure to avert a second government shutdown this year. "The budget deal does not have everything Democrats want, it does not have everything the Republicans want, but it has a great deal of what the American people want", Schumer said in his speech on the House Floor.

Global Media CIA Paid $100000 to Shadowy Russian Touting Trump Dirt and Stolen Cyberweapons
Author: 0 CIA Paid $100000 to Shadowy Russian Touting Trump Dirt and Stolen Cyberweapons

A shady Russian operative who said he could deliver stolen National Security Agency cyberweapons and compromising material on President Donald Trump was paid $100,000 by US intelligence past year, The New York Times reported on Friday. Asking price was $10 million, brought down to $1 million to be paid over time ". The Times reports that the coveted cyberweapons were built to break into the computer networks of Russian Federation and China, but wound up in the hands of a mysterious ...

Global Media BH Loya death case: Opposition delegation submits memorandum to President
Author: 0 BH Loya death case: Opposition delegation submits memorandum to President

Loya. With the arguments in the case remaining inconclusive, the Supreme Court will resume the hearing on February 12. The CPI-M had been considering moving an impeachment motion against the CJI in the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament, but the Congress managers said no decision in the sensitive matter should be taken in haste.

Global Media Lions announce contract extension for general manager Bob Quinn
Author: 0 Lions announce contract extension for general manager Bob Quinn

However, we do know that Bob Quinn and Matt Patricia are attached, not only because of their ties to the New England Patriots , but because of their contracts with the Detroit Lions. This was Quinn's first head coaching hire since taking over in Detroit , as former coach Jim Caldwell was already in place before he arrived. Now it seems they'll have around five years to make their vision a reality.

Global Media Airstrikes kill 54 civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
Author: 0 Airstrikes kill 54 civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Meanwhile, Oleg Syromolotov, Russia's deputy foreign minister, said on Thursday that the developments in Afrin have been "provoked" by the action of the U.S., accusing Washington of planning to supply "more weapons" to US-allied groups within Syria .

Global Media Winter Olympics 2018: Team USA celebrates the opening ceremony
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Vice President Mike Pence warned the U.S.is slated to impose another round of sanctions against North Korea. But privately, officials said , Pence expressed concern to Moon about his more conciliatory tone toward North Korea. In January 1968, Kim Yo Jong's grandfather, founding North Korean president Kim Il Sung, sent a squad of North Korean commandos to Seoul who tried unsuccessfully to kill then-president Park Chung-hee.

Global Media US House passes spending bill, ending brief government shutdown
Author: 0 US House passes spending bill, ending brief government shutdown

The bipartisan legislation , which keeps the government running until March, raised the debt ceiling, allocated $160 billion to the Pentagon and another $128 billion for domestic spending. Senate leaders had celebrated the budget deal as a sign they had left behind some of their chronic dysfunction. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) secured 73 Democratic votes to assure passage.

Author: 0 Korean leader proposes inter-Korean summit with Moon at earliest date possible

A White House official said Pence did not interact with Kim Yo Jong or Kim Yong Nam who were seated a row behind the USA vice-president during the opening ceremony. Athletes from North and South Korea marched together under a single flag. Considering the depth and complexity of the problems that keep the Koreas apart, it's highly unlikely a luncheon would lead to an immediate breakthrough on something like the North's nuclear weapons development.

Global Media Duke vs North Carolina odds
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Patience will be a virtue on Thursday night. Maye has a team best 18.3 points and 10.3 assists per game. And outside of a masterful 28-point effort in last year's regular-season finale, Tar Heel point guard Joel Berry has been held to 15 points or fewer in six matchups with Duke .

Global Media More cold, wintry precipitation could be expected this weekend
Author: 0 More cold, wintry precipitation could be expected this weekend

And on Monday , the sun will rise at 7:27:43 a.m. and set at 6:01:34 p.m. "About 4-8" of snow can be expected in these areas during this time period. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. West wind 11 to 13 miles per hour. Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible.

Global Media Dreamers' backers turn ire on Pelosi, crowd her office
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She called on House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., to guarantee a vote on DREAMer legislation, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., did in the Senate. The temporary funding measure would also reauthorize funding for community health centers, which enjoy widespread bipartisan support. Frank Sharry, executive director of the pro-immigration America's Voice, said in a statement that Democrats must vote against the deal to prove their commitment to DACA recipients.

Global Media Samantha thanks Ram Charan for the special teaser
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Rangasthalam unit recently wrapped up the shoot of the film and the news was shared by Samantha herself on Twitter. "She is the one who makes Chitti's heart skip a beat". Devi Sri Prasad scoring music. Featuring Samantha in the lead role, the teaser of Rangasthalam that is specially cut for the heroine character has stunned everyone.

Global Media JUST IN: 19 killed, 40 injured in Tai Po double-decker bus crash
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The Hospital Authority said 19 people were in a serious condition. Firefighters are still at the spot to rescue passengers trapped inside. According to the SCMP , one passenger said the bus was going "much faster" than usual. A spokesman from the bus company, The Kowloon Motor Bus company, said HK$80,000 (£7,300) would be paid to each victim's family. Representatives from the bus operator said on Saturday evening that the driver had a good track record and knew the route, which only ...

Global Media BJP prepares to brand Narendra Modi as 'global legend'
Author: 0 BJP prepares to brand Narendra Modi as 'global legend'

The prime minister on his first day of the three-nation tour will hold meetings and exchange agreements with ministers in Ramallah in the West Bank . "The modern and developed Tripura dreamed by the last Tripura king Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya has been destroyed by the Left parties and it is high time the people went for executing the "Chalo Paltai" (Go for Change) programme at the grassroot level", he said, urging them to support the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Global Media CVB celebrates Black History Month with trolley tour
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Jones said he encourages others to expand their narrative of blacks in American history. Community members and alumni are invited to participate along with PHCC students and employees. Woodson, the founder of the movement, said the intent should be not to view black history as something separate but as an influential part of the universal picture.

Global Media 'PM Modi's words are empty, he does not fulfill his promises'
Author: 0 'PM Modi's words are empty, he does not fulfill his promises'

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Opposition leader in Lok Sabha M Mallikarjuna Kharge, KPCC president Dr G Parameshwar, Ministers D K Shivakumar, M B Patil, KPCC secretary Venugopal and other congress leaders. "You will gain nothing by trusting those who make false promises and show fake dreams", Gandhi said at a rally in Bellary city. Responding to Gandhi's jibe, the government said that the Rafale deal was better in many aspects than the one "notionally negotiated" by the Congress regime, ...

Global Media House Democratic leader flexes muscle in opposing U.S. budget deal
Author: 0 House Democratic leader flexes muscle in opposing U.S. budget deal

As of this writing she is still refusing to support funding of the federal government until the immigration issue is resolved. It's unclear how much longer she will talk (Strom Thurmond's Senate filibuster record of 24 hours and 18 minutes is probably not in any danger), and the House historian is still looking into parallel House speeches that may have exceeded Pelosi's.

Global Media Government Shutdown Ended: Budget Deal Delivered
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If this continues in the months ahead, Republicans can kiss control of Congress goodbye. Regardless of the wisdom of his methods, the Kentucky senator was exactly right that, with this deal, the majority of the GOP has proved itself willing to forfeit the party's supposed commitment to fiscal responsibility in order to obtain increased military spending .

Author: 0 White House 'knew of Trump aide Rob Porter's domestic abuse'

According to the Post , Corbett spoke to reporters a week before allegations against White House staff secretary Rob Porter surfaced, leading to his resignation. "[He's] a man of true integrity and honor and I can't say enough good things about him", said Kelly . White House counsel Don McGahn and Chief of Staff John Kelly have known of the allegations for months .

Global Media The US Really Doesn't Have A Lot Of Options In Syria
Author: 0 The US Really Doesn't Have A Lot Of Options In Syria

Observatory chief Rami Abdel Rahman said few rebels were among the dead because they rarely left their tunnels and had better protection from air strikes than civilians, estimated to number around 4,00,000 in Ghouta . The Syrian American Medical Society said its hospitals in Idlib treated 11 patients for suspected chlorine gas poisoning. In 2013, the USA and Russia , Assad's strongest ally, struck an agreement that sought to disarm Syria's arsenal of chemical weapons, which ...

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