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Anil Kumble was impeccable in his role as coach: Vinod Rai


And it's not just the laymen either. The difference of opinions exists in everyone's life and even in cricket. India's next tour is the limited-overs series against West Indies , which begins June 23 but the more pressing matter at hand will be the appointment of Kumble's successor. Read More »

Macron's takeover of French politics is all but complete

Its leader Marine Le Pen blamed other parties which "support each other" to beat FN candidates. Rating agency S&P Global Ratings said on Monday it was likely to raise its growth outlook for France and the euro zone now that Macron looks poised to win a huge majority. Read More »

North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

The meeting of top US and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs was held a day after President Donald Trump said China's efforts to use its leverage with Pyongyang had failed, raising fresh doubts about his administration's strategy for countering the threat from North Korea. Read More »

UK update: 27 high-rises have dangerous cladding


The high-rises are located in the borough of Camden's Chalcots Estate, where inspectors determined the exterior cladding posed a fire risk. A local London council has made a decision to evacuate some 800 households in apar. May told the House of Commons on Thursday that government facilities have found combustible cladding after local officials submitted samples in the wake of the fire. Read More »

Ivanka Trump Must Testify In Shoe Design Ripoff Dispute


Forrest did put limits on Trump's deposition, saying it can last no more than two hours because of her " competing professional obligations ". The lawsuit against Trump and Marc Fisher , who partnered with Trump to launch her eponymous footwear brand in 2010, accused the duo of "seeking the same success Aquazzura experienced, but without having to put in the hard creative work". Read More »

Black off-duty St. Louis cop mistakenly shot by white cop


The St Louis Metropolitan Police Department said the shooting was a " friendly fire incident" but the injured officer's lawyer said he had been " automatically feared ". The officer who shot the off-duty officer is 36 years old and has been with the department more than eight years. They say one other suspect is still on the loose. Read More »

Palace: Military trying to locate remains of financier of Marawi siege


Eduardo Año said Omar was "more or less" dead along with a Malaysian terrorist, Mahmud Ahmad, who reportedly died on June 7 after being wounded in a firefight last month. Defense Minister Marise Payne said Australia will work with its partners in Southeast Asia to combat terrorism, as it is also a direct threat to her country. Read More »

Yoga belongs to whole world, says Sushma Swaraj


He said that yoga is an integral part of the Indian tradition and it unites the country. Participating in the International Day of Yoga at Exposition Hall, NER Agri Expo Site, Dimapur, Rudy expressed pleasure at the turnout of people even as the programme was organized within a short span of time. Read More »

Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced


Steven Avery's attorney went to Waupun Correctional Institution on Friday to inform her client that a federal court a day earlier had affirmed a lower court's ruling overturning his nephew's conviction in the 2005 death of photographer Teresa Halbach . Read More »

62 killed in multiple blasts and firing in 3 Pakistani cities


The two blasts were the second deadly bomb attack in the country of the day and took place at a market, senior government official Wazir Khan Wazir said. DIG Quetta Abdul Razzaq Cheema, addressing the media, said they are examining CCTV footage to determine the details of the incident. The site of the blast was surrounded by security personnel and the injured persons were shifted to nearby hospitals. Read More »

London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

In a statement on Friday evening Ms Gould said firefighters and council officials had inspected the estate on Friday. We will also be working with residents to test white goods (PAT testing), assessing fire doors in properties and we will be providing fire safety advice to residents. Read More »

Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba


Signing a new National Security Presidential Memorandum, Mr. Trump announced stricter application of the rules under which Americans can travel to Cuba . And the USA government will police other trips to ensure travelers are pursuing a "full-time schedule of educational exchange activities". "We remain committed to advocating for policies that enable carriers to facilitate travel and trade and increase access to more markets and destinations globally". Read More »

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election


Priestap said , the "scale and aggressiveness" was different this time , with the primary goal being to sow discord and aid the candidacy of Republican Donald Trump , the eventual victor. "To my disappointment, not to my knowledge, sir", he answered. "The response I got was Federal Bureau of Investigation had spoken to them, they don't want our help. Read More »

Defending champion Knox seeks River Highlands lift


Thomas is 14/1 to win, fourth-best in the field behind Spieth (9/1), Rory McIlroy (10/1), and Jason Day (11/1). If that's the step they want to take then I'm all behind it. Reavie managed to finish T16 at the U.S. Open last week and T4 at the St. Jude Classic the week prior. With Jim Furyk making so many birdies on the day, perhaps Miguel Angel Carballo just got used to writing them down and after Furyk missed his birdie opportunity on the 14th, Carballo went ahead and wrote down a "3" ... Read More »

Trump's Approval Down By Double Digits Among GOPers Since 100th Day


Seventy-two percent approve of the job Mr. Trump is doing, a decline of eleven points since April. In addition, the television network said its poll showed Trump losing support among Republicans. Trump's disapproval rating was 55.4 percent in the FiveThirtyEight average , which accounts for a poll's quality, sample size and any partisan leanings. Read More »

Democrats battle GOP over under-wraps health care bill

The Obamacare repeal and replace mantra was one which President Trump and his team chanted throughout the 2016 election campaign, making it a major campaign promise Americans await the fulfilment of. Republicans are also battling over how best to remake the Medicaid program, with key vote senators like Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia sounding skittish about Medicaid reductions. Read More »

Curfew lifted from Mandsaur city, prohibitory orders to remain in force


Farmers in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district have been protesting for better prices for their produce and loan waiver . He said, "farmers' problem is ours". Breaking his fast with a glass of coconut water offered by former chief minister Kailash Joshi, Chouhan said: "Peace has been restored in Madhya Pradesh, and no case of violence has been reported yesterday or today". Read More »

Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships


Given that these programs will be also be known as Registered Apprenticeships, it will be hard for employers to know whether a former apprentice has received training that meets the applicable federal standards, or whether the apprentice participated in a lower-quality program that did not meet the same standards. Read More »

German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit, with conditions


Have you read Trendiee Today? United Kingdom negotiator David Davis and the EU's Barnier have one key issue over the first weeks of talks: building trust after months of haggling over leaks and figures over the final bill that Britain would have to pay for leaving. Read More »

White House Considering New Role for Spicer, Bringing in New Spokesperson


Journalist Jim Acosta , the senior White House correspondent for CNN, was among those expressing alarm and frustration on Monday after the White House held a press briefing that barred the use of both audio and video recordings. Monday, however, was the first briefing in which reporters were forbidden from airing even audio recordings of what was said. Speculation has been rampant for weeks about Spicer's status at the White House, especially in the wake of President Trump's abrupt decision ... Read More »

Trump to Announce Plan to Stop Cash Flow to Cuban Military


He emerged as the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq , one of the groups that later became Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (IS), in 2010. He said Abu Yasin al-Masri is the same person as Abu al-Haj al-Masri, who the Russians on Friday said they killed near Raqqa in May. Read More »

Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result

Britain's general election resulted in what the English call a " hung Parliament ", conjuring grisly images from the Middle Ages but actually meaning no party got a majority. Jeremy Corbyn , the Labor Party leader often dismissed (even by many in his own party) as an ineffectual ideologue, galvanized younger and working-class voters with an egalitarian message of "For the Many, Not the Few". Read More »

6 policemen killed in militant ambush in south Kashmir

Separate clashes in Indian-administered Kashmir killed 10 people - five police officers, a soldier, two civilians and two suspected rebels - authorities said on Friday, as violence in the troubled region continues to spike. Others who have been killed in the attack include constables Sharik Ahmad and Tanveer Ahmad (Budgam district), Sheraz Ahmad (Achabal), Asif Ahmad and Sabzar Ahmed (Anantnag). Read More »

North Korea Taunts Trump

Since South Korean President Moon Jae-in took office on May 10th, North Korea has launched five missiles with four of them being tested for the first time. "I would not say we are comfortably ahead of the threat", said Syring, acknowledging the surprising progress that North Korea has made in developing the range of their missile forces. Read More »

Iran Launches Missiles Into Syria


The Guard's website said it launched surface-to-surface medium-range missiles targeting the area. "In case if attacks on Iran continue, the flame of our justifiable anger will burn terrorists to ashes", the Revolutionary Guards said in a statement. Read More »

US Soldiers Wounded in Possible 'Inside Attack,' Officials Say


The report says since 2007, insider attacks have killed 157 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation personnel and 557 members of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces. But it also blames many attacks against foreign troops on what it calls cultural friction, where Afghans become infuriated by a perceived insult. One attacker is still engaged in a gunfight with the security forces and four attackers have been killed so far in the encounter, officials were reported to have confirmed. Read More »

Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of Trump's job as president, poll finds


Patrick got good reviews from 34 percent of voters and bad ones from 36 percent; Straus had 25 percent good reviews and 29 percent negative ones. When asked about Russia's impact on the 2016 election, only 8 percent of Republicans thought interference influenced the outcome, and only 9 percent of the same group thought that the Trump campaign and Russian Federation colluded in an effort to affect the campaign. Read More »

Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relationship

Pressing "pause" on a historic detente, US President Donald Trump thrust the US and Cuba back on a path toward open hostility on Friday with a blistering denunciation of the island's communist government. As word of Trump's proposals began to emerge this week, Benjamin Rhodes, a former senior Obama official who negotiated much of the thaw with Cuba , said it was important to focus on what would "not change" including diplomatic relations, bilateral cooperation in areas such as narcotics ... Read More »

United Kingdom finance minister refuses to detail Brexit position

After the general election fiasco, May hopes to secure the backing of the ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party, which would add the DUP's 10 seats to the Conservatives' 317 in the 650-member House of Commons. "I can confirm as we enter negotiations next week we will do so in a spirit of honest cooperation, taking a pragmatic approach, trying to find a solution that works for the United Kingdom and the European Union 27", he said, referring to the bloc's remaining 27 members. Read More »

Rod Rosenstein: There's No Reason To Fire Special Counsel Mueller

But Ruddy may be floating the idea only to get it shot down; "Chris speaks for himself", said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. The effort to muddy the waters surrounding the investigation is coming amid growing White House concern that the probe could detract from the president's agenda for months or years to come. Read More »

Columnist Kirsten Powers: 'How was Sen. Harris hysterical?'


Mr Sessions testified publicly as part of the committee's ongoing investigation into whether Trump campaign officials conspired with the Russian government to influence the 2016 presidential election. Rosenstein: Senator, I'm very sensitive about time and I'd like to have a very lengthy conversation and explain that all to you. If I don't qualify it, you'll accuse me of lying. Read More »

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

He'd been living in a van there. She said she feels "horrible" about what happened. She said she had not seen her husband since March. "I can't wrap my head around it", she said. Former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) said on Fox News Wednesday that the shooting was "part of a pattern" of "increasing intensity of hostility on the left". Read More »

Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'


What will the Senate bill's impact be on jobs and the economy? "I think we have to really take a look at this, and I think the American people need to take a look at it", Johnson told Bloomberg. "Opening it to scrutiny before a vote would be the congressional equivalent of exposing a vampire to sunlight". Sen. Rob Portman , R-Ohio, who is protective of the Medicaid program that expanded under Obamacare in Ohio, said that the meeting did not bring senators closer to an agreement on a ... Read More »

APNewsBreak: About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

ABC News looks at the change and whether anything will change in the US military posture in Iraq , Syria and Afghanistan. At a congressional hearing on Thursday, Mattis stressed that President Trump had not "fully delegated all authority to me, he maintains strategic oversight" for Afghanistan. Read More »

Trump to ban business with Cuban military: United States source


By law, travel to the island from the still generally limited to 12 authorized categories such as educational activity, humanitarian projects, and support for the Cuban people. Cubans who make their way to the US without authorization will still be returned to the island, just like unauthorized visitors from other countries. Read More »

Trump slams Qatar for funding terror as Tillerson urges calm


Many on the list are figures associated with the Muslim Brotherhood who have made Qatar a base, including Brotherhood spiritual leader Yousuf Al Qaradawi. The United Arab Emirates said on Friday that Qatar must acknowledge concerns about its "troubling support for extremism" and "re-examine its regional policies". Read More »

Britain's snap election backfires on Prime Minister Theresa May


Though Theresa May's Conservative Party will still be the largest in Parliament, and she has vowed to continue on as prime minister, conservatives had hoped to gain seats and bolster their majority. Among the casualties was Alex Salmond, a former first minister of Scotland and one of the party's highest-profile lawmakers. On the point of whether the EU27 is likely to agree to an extension, the answer would appear to be a resounding no. Read More »

Trump travel ban dealt another blow as high court weighs in


The decision by a unanimous three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals helps keep the travel ban blocked and deals Trump a second big legal defeat on the policy in less than three weeks. It also did not provide any link between their nationality and their propensity to commit terrorism. Trump's earlier January 27 order also included Iraq among the countries targeted and a total ban on refugees from Syria. Read More »

Highlights of Dennis Rodman's past visits to North Korea


This combination of file photos shows former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman in Pyongyang, North Korea on December 20, 2013, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017. On his first trip to North Korea, Rodman was accompanied by members of the Harlem Globetrotters and a crew from VICE News. Rodman's second visit to North Korea is expected to be just as controversial amidst heightened tensions. Read More »

Iran urges Persian Gulf Arab states to show restraint


Qamar Javed Bajwa arriving in Riyadh on Monday. After meeting his French counterpart, the support was declared by Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani while talking to newsmen in Paris. Saudi Arabia also sealed Qatar's only land border, a key passageway for food imports. In the worst Gulf Arab crisis for years, the UAE, along with Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, cut diplomatic as well as travel and trade ties with Qatar, accusing their fellow Gulf state of ... Read More »

US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord


Differences between the United States and other leading economies over climate change remain wide and are destined to stay that way, Italy's environment minister Gian Luca Galletti said yesterday. Mr. Trump announced earlier this month that the US will bow out of the global effort to avert the worst impacts of climate change, saying the Paris agreement would create job losses in the American coal, oil and natural gas industries, and in the manufacturing sector. Read More »

SSC Results 2017 dates are not communicated by Maharashtra Board yet, mahresult


About 17.7 lakh students had appeared for the Maharashtra SSC Class 10 exams. The Maharashtra Education Board is going to release the Maharashtra SSC name-wise, number-wise, school-wise results. "Latest Announcement: SSC Examination Result March 2017.To be announced on June 13, 2017 at 13:00 Hrs", the Maharashtra board said on its website . Read More »

Israel approves largest West Bank construction in 25 years


Settlement projects pass through a list of planning stages before final approval. Lieberman added says number of settler homes approved for construction within the the first half 2017 are at their highest since 1992. In radio coverage in Israel on Reshet Bet, the rough equivalent of National Public Radio in the United States , one program host made reference to the "liberation" of the Jerusalem, while his co-host questioned the term, saying that perhaps reunification was more appropriate. Read More »

Germany prepared for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

According to schedule, the negotiations begins on June 19. However, when asked about whether the Brexit talks would start for real on June 19 as planned, Winterstein said: "I can not say". Michael Fuchs, senior economic adviser to the German chancellor, told the BBC the result meant it was time for May "to face realities" and soften her approach. Read More »

'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground


The Scottish Grocers' Federation (SGF) is urging the next United Kingdom government to hold back future national living wage increases and abandon the target of a rise to 60% of median earnings by 2020. The leader of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron, said May "should be ashamed" and should resign "if she has an ounce of self respect". Many others have been less vocal, but with 12 fewer Conservative seats in parliament than before the election, you can be sure many are smarting if not ... Read More »

DUP agrees principles to back UK Conservatives


But no deal has yet been finalised and talks on the arrangement will continue during the week as Mrs May desperately tries to shore up her position after losing her Commons majority in the election. An alliance, at what cost? Writing in the Daily Record, she said: " The Good Friday Agreement requires the UK Government to be an impartial broker between parties in Northern Ireland and it would be shameful if, in the Tories' pursuit of power, they jeopardised the chances of a return to ... Read More »