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'Unpleasant and unfortunate', Sharad Yadav breaks silence on Bihar break-up

'Unpleasant and unfortunate', Sharad Yadav breaks silence on Bihar break-up However, Nitish chose to end the party's ties with the alliance after deputy CM of the state and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav was booked by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) over corruption charges. They also pleaded that governor Keshari Nath Tripathi had given RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav time to meet him at 11am on Thursday but Nitish was sworn in at 10am itself. [Full Article...]

Massive blast at mosque kills at least 20 people

Massive blast at mosque kills at least 20 people Herat police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada said the assault happened around 8:00 pm (1530 GMT) when "a terrorist attack was carried out on a (Shiite) mosque in the third security district of Herat city". About 30 people are reported to be wounded, and local officials say the death toll is expected to rise. Herat, close to the border with Iran, is considered one of Afghanistan's more peaceful c... [Full Article...]

Who is Abu Dujana, the top LeT commander, killed in Pulwama encounter

Who is Abu Dujana, the top LeT commander, killed in Pulwama encounter Dozens of protestors marched to the site and pelted the security force officers with stones after the operation. Significantly, after the news of terrorists being hidden, the casino ie Corden And Search Operation has been launched here. In a series of setbacks for militants particularly for LeT in last three months at least three of its commanders were killed, including Junaid Mattoo, Bashir L... [Full Article...]

1-year-old boy found dead in hot vehicle in south Phoenix

1-year-old boy found dead in hot vehicle in south Phoenix For the second day in a row, a baby boy has been found dead in a hot auto. According to authorities, the child had been in the vehicle for several hours before he was found. No arrests have been made in either case so far, but investigations are still ongoing. Last year, the organization recorded 29 heatstroke deaths of children left in cars. [Full Article...]

Trump's chief of staff in tight spot

The president's now-former chief of staff Reince Priebus reportedly tendered his resignation on Thursday, but accompanied Trump to NY on Friday. He's a great great American. In an 88-11 vote, the Senate confirmed Mr Kelly as Homeland Security Secretary in January, putting him in charge of the administration's policies on issues including immigration, cyber-security, countering domestic terrorism... [Full Article...]

Distracted Walking: Honolulu Bans Crosswalk Pedestrians From Looking At Smartphones

Distracted Walking: Honolulu Bans Crosswalk Pedestrians From Looking At Smartphones The ordinance defines "mobile electronic device" as "any handheld or other portable electronic equipment capable of providing wireless and/or data communication between two or more persons or of providing amusement, including but not limited to a cellular phone, text messaging device, paging device, personal digital assistant, laptop computer, video game, or digital photographic device, but do... [Full Article...]

US Conducts Successful THAAD Missile Test

US Conducts Successful THAAD Missile Test Gen. Sam Greaves in an announcement. Earlier this month, the US conducted a successful test of the THAAD system against an intermediate-range ballistic missile from the same site in Alaska. "This was the 15th successful intercept in 15 tests for the THAAD weapon system", the MDA said. The exercise will help the U.S. THAAD is a ground-based missile defense system. [Full Article...]

Trump Announces Chief Of Staff Reince Priebus Is Out Via Twitter

Trump Announces Chief Of Staff Reince Priebus Is Out Via Twitter Following President Donald Trump's announcement on Friday that Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly would replace Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff , members of the administration, lawmakers and other politicians offered their thoughts on the West Wing shake-up. [Full Article...]

Gujarat political crisis: Congress MLAs shift to Bengaluru resort

Gujarat political crisis: Congress MLAs shift to Bengaluru resort Rattled by the loss of six legislators in a span of 24 hours, a contingent of senior Congress leaders on Saturday approached the poll panel, seeking protection from horse-trading and demanding free and fair Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat. [Full Article...]

Tricolour sacrosanct to us, says Jitendra Singh on Mehbooba Mufti's flag remark

Tricolour sacrosanct to us, says Jitendra Singh on Mehbooba Mufti's flag remark Let me tell you that my party and other parties who carry the national flag there (in Jammu and Kashmir ) despite all risks... Once again taking a contrary view to Mehbooba's statement on separatist leaders, Singh said all should respect law. [Full Article...]

Oct 2: Trial Of Foreign Women Charged With Murdering Kim Jong-Nam

Oct 2: Trial Of Foreign Women Charged With Murdering Kim Jong-Nam Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong are accused of rubbing highly toxic VX nerve agent in the face of Kim Jong-Nam as he waited to board a plane at Kuala Lumpur's main airport in February. Referring to CCTV footage that was published by Japanese media in the aftermath of the killing, he said, "The CCTV footage did not show Siti Aishah applying anything, it just shows her walking a... [Full Article...]

Trump Names Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly WH Chief Of Staff

He's a great great American. "And for that, I want to congratulate John Kelly , who has done an incredible job of Secretary of Homeland Security ", Trump continued. The president did not have confidence in him and had hired an antagonist who reported directly to the president, Scaramucci, without Priebus's knowledge. [Full Article...]

Trump says John Kelly to be new WH chief of staff

Trump says John Kelly to be new WH chief of staff He is a Great American. Trump spoke briefly with the media on the tarmac, saying "Reince is a good man, John Kelly will do a fantastic job". Trump has repeatedly praised Kelly for his operation of homeland security, including tighter border controls and a travel ban from six Muslim countries that is now the subject of a lawsuit. [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan: GOP Has Found Consensus on Tax Reform

The Republican leaders - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Speaker Paul Ryan, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady - have been meeting together for the past three months with a goal of developing a shared vision for tax reform. [Full Article...]

Trump names John Kelly new White House chief of staff

Trump names John Kelly new White House chief of staff Trump says Homeland Secretary Secretary John Kelly is his new White House chief of staff. Michael Flynn - Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned in February after revelations that he had discussed US sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations. [Full Article...]

Finnish president comments on new U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation

Finnish president comments on new U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation Speaking to reporters after talks with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, Putin said Russian Federation had joined China in military exercises before and that they were not aimed at any third party. ".The election of the U.S. president, it is not our business, and it is not up to us to assess what he does in this very senior post , that's up to the U.S. [Full Article...]

Kenya Deputy President Ruto's home stormed by gunmen

Kenya Deputy President Ruto's home stormed by gunmen Intermittent gunfire could still be heard at the home where more than eight Recce squad officers were leading the security operation. A GSU officer guarding the residence was shot after the attackers snatched a gun. "Other officers were quickly mobilised and the intruder was forced to hide at a building that is still under construction next to the gate", Boinnet said. [Full Article...]

'Feeling suffocated': Samajwadi Party leader Bukkal Nawab resigns

'Feeling suffocated': Samajwadi Party leader Bukkal Nawab resigns A party statement said Shah will hold meetings with leaders drawn from the state tomorrow in Lucknow followed by interactions with different groups from society and then with allies and other party leaders, including ministers of the UP government. [Full Article...]

SC rules out abortion for 10-yr-old rape victim

SC rules out abortion for 10-yr-old rape victim The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act of 1971 bars abortion if the foetus has crossed the 20-week mark. Taking the report into consideration, the bench said: "Pregnancy is 32 weeks old". The bench asked Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, who was present in the court room, to consider its suggestion to set up a permanent medical board in every state to take a prompt decision on prospects of ear... [Full Article...]

Knife attack in Hamburg supermarket leaves one person dead

Knife attack in Hamburg supermarket leaves one person dead Das Bild reports it took 30 minutes for the police to find the detained man, and he was found with blood stains all over his body. German police say one person has died in the Friday afternoon attack and several people have suffered stab wounds. [Full Article...]


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