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China concerned about reported killing of two nationals in Pakistan


A statement late Thursday from the IS news agency said the two Chinese teachers had been killed. The White House may also authorise the U.S. military to conduct the "hot pursuit" of Afghan insurgents moving into Pakistani territory from recently reclaimed strongholds in southern Afghanistan, according to respected Pakistani political analyst Nusrat Javeed. Read More »

Kuwait says Qatar is 'willing' to hold dialogue


He reminded that Pakistan enjoyed itself good relations with Saudi Arabia, Iran and Qatar, and would try its best to resolve the differences among the Arab countries. "Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!", he said. The Qatari-owned broadcaster Al Jazeera has also been banned. While Tillerson and others have called for an easing of tensions, Trump on Friday said Qatar had "historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level". Read More »

Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

May had called the election on April 18, urging voters to boost her 17-seat working majority in order to strengthen her hand in the Brexit negotiations. "Michel Barnier is well prepared". "We were waiting for the election in Britain, but in the next few days these talks will begin". He told German radio that the timetable for completing the talks was "ambitious" and Britain had already lost a lot of time by delaying its Article 50 letter and then calling an election. Read More »

MP farmers' unrest: CM to fast indefinitely for restoration of peace


Read Also: One more farmer dies in Mandsaur , locals blame copsHe said, "Out of power in the state for almost three decades, the Congress is making a desperate move to establish itself". "I won't sit in my office at Mantralaya (secretariat)...(but sit at) Dussehra Maiden and do all work from there", he added. "So the state can not move ahead without the farmers". Read More »

Democrats furious at evasive answers at hearing


But on Wednesday the spotlight was on three intelligence chiefs, namely Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency head Mike Rogers and interim Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe. John McCain and Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr both spoke up to tell her to give the witnesses a chance to answer her questions. Do you commit to me that you're going to answer these questions in a direct and unencumbered way? Kasowitz labeled Comey "one of ... Read More »

The Comey Hearing and Our Dangerous Obsession with Political Spectacle

Comey is sworn in before testifying about President Donald Trump's possible campaign ties to Russian Federation during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday. After meeting with the president-elect, at Trump Tower in New York , Comey said he "was honestly concerned he might lie about the content of our meeting, so I felt I had to write it down". Read More »

Man found walking naked down Marion County highway


The dashcam video inside a Marion County Sheriff's deputy's patrol auto captured the scene as Andrew Humphries , 18, was discovered walking nude along a Florida highway earlier this week. Humphries then kicked the rear passenger door and pulled on the metal cage, causing $1,000 in damage. A press release issued by Marion County Sheriff's Office states that 18-year old Andrew Humphries left a auto accident scene on foot. Read More »

Qatar says state news agency first hacked in April

On Monday, regional giant Saudi Arabia abruptly chose to sever all diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar over its relations with another regional giant, Iran , and its alleged funding of extremist groups. It is not clear what additional measures Qatar's neighbours might take if the tensions continue to escalate, but there were reports that Qatari natural gas shipments were avoiding the Suez Canal, preferring the much longer journey around Africa to reach Europe. Read More »

McCain Credits Confusing Questions to Late Night Baseball, Team Responds

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) released a statement that said, "Former FBI Director Comey's testimony today left many questions unanswered. You know, I thought that was an interesting piece of testimony. "And I think it's safe to say today that next week we hope to work with the special council to work out clear pathways for both investigations, his and ours to continue", said Sen. Read More »

Rajasthan Board RBSE Class 10 Result 2017 to be Declared Today


The result is out. Rajasthan class 10 results are announced, students can check the same on the official website . Last year, the result was declared on 19th June. Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) or UP Board will release the result for Higher Secondary Examination or class 12 2017 tomorrow. Read More »

London Bridge attack: Death toll rises to eight


Gunmen and suicide bombers attacked parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on Wednesday, killing at least two security guards and wounding more than 30 people. Delcros was seriously injured by the van, although her condition in hospital has stabilised, her family said. The force said formal identification has not yet taken place, but Xavier Thomas's next of kin had been informed. Read More »

Arrest in NSA news leak fuels debate on source protection

Victor made an initial appearance Monday before a federal magistrate in Augusta and is scheduled to have a bond hearing on Thursday, Nichols, said in an interview Monday. Intercept said its story was based on "a highly classified intelligence report" that had been provided anonymously to the group and had been "independently authenticated". Read More »

One Love Manchester concert: EBay tries to crack down on ticket touts


In a statement quoted by BBC News , Ticketmaster said they had reserved more than 14,000 free tickets for those who were at last week's concert. Ticketmaster has dealt with 10,000 "unscrupulous" applications for free tickets for Sunday's One Love Manchester benefit gig from people falsely claiming to have attended Ariana Grande's Manchester Arena show. Read More »

Police name two London attackers

Her family in Castlegar, B.C. released a statement Sunday through the Canadian government saying Archibald worked in a homeless shelter before she moved to Europe to be with her fiance. We express our deepest condolences to the bereaved families at the loss of their loved ones and pray for the speedy recovery of those injured. The London attack, carried out by three knife-wielding men in a rented van, is apparently unconnected to the Manchester bombing. Read More »

Putin dismisses US claims about Trump, Russia and elections


Comey", she said. It appears to be a formalization of a practice that had already taken hold, as Democrats have complained that their oversight letters requesting information from agencies have gone unanswered since January, and the Trump administration has not yet explained the rationale. Read More »

Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela "hunger bonds"


The value of the bonds would then rise too. Julio Borges , the president of Venezuela's opposition-run Congress, said that Goldman is " aiding and abetting the country's dictatorial regime ", which is now engaged in a violent crackdown on anti-government protesters across the country, Reuters reported. Read More »

Donald Trump attacks 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports

Also on our docket this week, the future of USA involvement in the Paris Accord, reviewing the Congressional Budget Office's scoring of Republicans plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and a look ahead to whether Republicans will run to or from President Trump in the 2018 midterm elections. Read More »

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV


The studio audiences have been selected with an eye toward balance. But Brexit Secretary David Davis said Mrs May "brought it back to the fundamentals" over Britain's European Union exit, while Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Mr Corbyn's answers were "really worrying for security". Read More »

Grande, Katy, Liam Gallagher sing for Manchester

The besties performed a cover of Crowded Houses' 1986 hit " Don't Dream It's Over " - a song they also performed together back in 2015 in Miley's backyard to raise money for her own charity, The Happy Hippie Foundation. The May 22 attack at Grande's Manchester concert killed 22 and wounded dozens more . "What an unbelievable thing we're doing tonight, would you not agree?" Gallagher and Take That hail from Manchester . Read More »

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia cut ties with Qatar, cite terrorism

The Saudi-led Arab coalition in Yemen's two-year war also said it had expelled Qatar. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Egypt on Monday broke diplomatic relations and all land sea and air contacts with fellow Gulf Arab state Qatar, accusing it of supporting "terrorism and extremism". Read More »

A guide to global warming, Paris pact and the US role


The official has insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the decision before the official announcement. Trump met Wednesday with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has favored remaining in the agreement. Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable. Quitting the Paris Agreement would leave Trump in a legal grey zone until the next USA presidential election in 2020, retaining a vote as other nations work on detailed rules on issues such as how to monitor greenhouse gas ... Read More »

New developments in Manchester attack probe

While Corbyn could alienate some voters with his comments, he is trying to win back the many Labour supporters who turned away from the party in the aftermath of then Prime Minister Tony Blair's decision to join the USA -led invasion of Iraq in 2003. Read More »

In or out? Trump announcing decision on global climate pact


Trump met Wednesday with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has favored remaining in the agreement. "It is disappointing that President Trump does not see the opportunity for economic growth which clean energy presents - emerging economies such as China and India are discovering how renewable energy can be a catalyst for a booming economy, creating green jobs and flourishing businesses, while reducing carbon emissions". Read More »

Election day ahead: May and Corbyn to face Paxman, but not together

The Prime Minister and the Labour leader didn't go head to head in a debate, but took questions from the audience and were grilled by Jeremy Paxman on "The Battle for Number 10". A Labour source had previously told the Guardian that Mr Corbyn would not appear on The One Show with his wife as his family were "completely out of bounds" during the campaign. Read More »

Missile Interceptor Collides With Target During Defense System Test

The interceptor, launched from an underground silo, was equipped with an upgraded "kill vehicle" that broke off from its rocket base and used a booster to smash into the incoming missile. The US military on Tuesday cheered a successful, first-ever missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic missile , in a major milestone for a program meant to defend against a mounting North Korean threat. Read More »

Men probing Ivanka Trump brand in China arrested, missing


Ms Trump is the president's daughter and adviser. Trump lambasted Beijing over its trade practices during the U.S. presidential campaign, but he has established a friendly rapport with President Xi Jinping since they met at the United States leader's Mar-a-Lago resort in April along with Kushner and Ivanka Trump . Read More »

Russians discussed potentially 'derogatory' information about Trump and associates during campaign

The source said the intercepted communications suggested to U.S. intelligence that Russians believed "they had the ability to influence the administration through the derogatory information". "The reality is, a review of the President's income from the last 10 years showed he had virtually no financial ties at all". The Russians apparently believed "they had the ability to influence the administration" by using the derogatory information. Read More »

Trump lashes out at Germany over trade and NATO

After returning to the USA from his first global trip, President Donald Trump said the relationship between Germany and the U.S is " very bad" and "will change". Soon after his arrival here on Monday on a two-day visit to Germany, Modi and Merkel held a private meeting in the latter's country resort of Schloss Meseberg, some 65 km from Berlin, in which a range of issues, including climate change and the fight against terror, figured. Read More »

The Bachelorette 2017 Recap 5/29/17: Season 13 Episode 2

They have similar smiles, laughs, and share a sweet (but not saccharine) demeanor. They both went to therapy (unrelated to their teeth, but more things in common)! It's a tight race, but then Lucas has to show extremely poor sportsmanship by stiff-arming Kenny . Read More »

Newest Statue on Wall Street: 'Pissing Pug'


The dog's sculptor, Alex Gardega, tells The New York Post (http://nyp.st/2qw0rs8 ) that he thinks " Fearless Girl " is a disrespectful publicity stunt and "has nothing to do with feminism ". The artist behind the bull, Arturo Di Modico, has not appreciated the installation of Fearless Girl , a work designed by Kristen Visbal and commissioned by an worldwide investment firm State Street Global Advisors. Read More »

Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

February 11, 1934: Noriega is born to a poor family in Panama City's Guachimango district. Faced with the sanity-destroying power of middle-American mallrat music , Noriega surrendered . Noriega accused Washington of a "conspiracy" to keep him behind bars and tied his legal troubles to his refusal to cooperate with a USA plan aimed at toppling Nicaragua's leftist Sandinista government in the 1980s. Read More »

Memorial Day Weekend Violence Down In Chicago Compared To Last Year


There was a group of people in the park and Morris was playing when someone opened fire around 5:40 p.m., according to the Tribune. A 52-year-old man died Monday afternoon after being shot in the head and body during an argument in a home in the 1700 block of North Narragansett Avenue by a 27-year-old man. Read More »

President Trump Attends Meeting Of G-7 Leaders In Italy


The G7 was also unlikely to reprise its oft-used terminology against protectionism, after Trump reportedly described the Germans as "bad, very bad" in their trade practices while visiting Brussels this past week. One man toted his groceries through the crowd, and two little girls in white T-shirts were waving at the leaders. Trump is attending his first major global summit but is not the only G7 newcomer. Read More »

NH has a determined spelling champ


I love the category of German cheese words. "And I guess I got really excited because I knew I did well on spelling tests and I'm just a competitive person". His mother offered this advice: "We say - 'Just go for it". This year, Erin is hoping to do even better. "I think just having been there and having experienced the bright lights and being on the stage and the press right in front of you". Read More »

Strong wind, storms blamed for 11 deaths in Moscow; 70 hurt


The storm uprooted trees and tore the roofs off buildings. "We see that the Moscow government is promptly taking all the necessary disaster relief steps", he added. Train services around the region were disrupted and dozens of flights from Moscow's airports delayed. TASS quoted Russia's Emergency Ministry on Tuesday to report that the storm that hit central Russian Federation damaged roofs of more than 180 buildings and over 1,900 vehicles. Read More »

Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians


Two thousand fearful civilians were trapped on Sunday inside a southern Philippine city where troops are battling Islamist militants, authorities said, as the death toll from nearly a week of fighting neared 100. "You can say that IS (Islamic State) is already here", he said. "But if you marry four, son of a whore you will be beaten up", he said. Some of those trapped in Marawi had called and text-messaged a hotline pleading with the military to stop the air strikes, according to Zia ... Read More »

Philippine forces make gains in southern city under siege


Tens of thousands of people have fled the besieged Philippine city of Marawi , amid fierce clashes between government forces and Islamist militants. The Philippine military chief says three Malaysians, an Indonesian and possibly Arab extremists have been killed in a southern city that Islamic militants planned to burn entirely in an audacious plot to project the lethal influence of the Islamic State group. Read More »

Saskatchewan man charged over online threats against prime minister


Derek Hurrell, who is 34 and from Borden, Sask., was arrested on Wednesday during a traffic stop and charged with one count of uttering threats. "We believe climate change is one of the greatest threats facing Canadians and facing the world, and it is a threat which is a global threat and needs global solutions", Freeland said . Read More »

Ex-PM Greek hurt by letter bomb

Papademos, 69, a former Bank of Greece governor, was in an armoured auto provided by the bank, which contained the blast and likely aggravated his injuries, ERT said. The Greek government "condemns unequivocally" Thursday's attack on Papademos, spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said after visiting Evangelismos hospital. Read More »

Donald Trump 'looks to contain damage' from latest Jared Kushner Russia revelations

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, the National Security Adviser, on Saturday declined to say whether he would be concerned if a private citizen attempted to set up backchannel communications with a foreign government to influence U.S. "Mr. Kushner participated in thousands of calls in this time period". But a former head of the US National Security Agency harshly condemned Kushner's alleged effort to set up a secret communications line, saying if it's true, it would reveal a risky degree of ignorance ... Read More »

Justice finally served to Jadhav: BJP on ICJ's verdict

Hours after the ICJ in The Hague pronounced its provisional order in the case, the external affairs ministry said the government will do everything possible to save the life of Jadhav. In a shared opinion, politicians and analysts observed that Pakistan's legal team failed to put up to a quality case against heavy fees which the other side did receiving only a token fees but it fought the case with national zeal and zest. Read More »