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BJP named presidential nominee 'unilaterally': Yechury

BJP named presidential nominee 'unilaterally': Yechury Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, whose TRS commands 2% votes in the electoral college, announced his support for Kovind's candidature after the Prime Minister spoke to him. However, even Yechury said that his party would announce its decision only after the meeting on June 22. "If someone is trying to make a Dalit a President with the objective of gaining a vote bank then we are not... [Full Article...]

Trump's Legal Plan Built in His Image: Fight, Fight, Fight

Trump's Legal Plan Built in His Image: Fight, Fight, Fight On May 9, Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , who was investigating possible collusion between Trump's campaign and the Russian officials. "I have no idea if he's looking at that or not", Sekulow responded, before noting the president has the constitutional authority to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director. [Full Article...]

Justices take on fight over partisan electoral maps

Cracking is gerrymandering occurs when a party's supporters are divided among multiple districts so that they fall short of a majority in each one. The term gerrymandering - or an attempt to gerrymander - was born in the USA state of MA in 1812, when governor Elbridge Gerry signed a bill that was felt to benefit his party. [Full Article...]

Georgia District 6 Congressional race most expensive ever

Georgia District 6 Congressional race most expensive ever Polls show the race between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff is a dead heat. In a second tweet , he said that Mr Ossoff was "weak on crime and security, doesn't even live in district". Democrats have plenty of energy nationally, but it hasn't translated to the electoral scoreboard. The party needs to flip at least 24 GOP-held seats by next November to reclaim a House maj... [Full Article...]

Muslim community wants to educate the public despite London attack

Muslim community wants to educate the public despite London attack Osborne's family released a statement saying , "We are massively in shock, it's unbelievable, it still hasn't really sunk in". Nine of those individuals were taken to hospital while the other two were treated at the scene. Monday's attack hit a community already feeling targeted from the fallout from three previous attacks in as many months, all blamed on Islamic extremists. [Full Article...]

International Yoga Day celebrations kickstart in parts of the world

International Yoga Day celebrations kickstart in parts of the world Sarna said the global event is neither a political movement, nor an economic movement. This is only something which is for the benefit of all of humanity at both an individual level and a macro level because ultimately all societies in all countries are made up of human beings. [Full Article...]

Steve Scalise's shooter had a list with names of other congress members

Steve Scalise's shooter had a list with names of other congress members Scalise, 51, and four others were wounded when an IL man opened fire Wednesday morning on the team practice in Alexandria . He was shot only once, but the high-powered-rifle round traveled from his left hip across his pelvis and shattered when it struck bone. [Full Article...]

Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

The developments added to already-soaring regional tensions and reflect the intensifying rivalry among the major players in Syria's civil war that could spiral out of control just as the fight against the Islamic State group in its stronghold of Raqqa is gaining ground. [Full Article...]

ACLU: Michelle Carter Conviction Violates First Amendment

He pointed out that Roy had stepped out of the truck, and told Carter he couldn't go through with it. Carter believed, he said , that she was helping Roy find his way to heaven and she would take care of his family when he was gone. The mother of an 18-year-old student who committed suicide after prodding from his girlfriend said the woman who urged him to take his life doesn't "have a consci... [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico votes to become the 51st state

Congress ultimately has to approve the outcome of Sunday's referendum that offers voters three choices: statehood, free association/independence or the current territorial status. commonwealth territory with its own constitution in 1952. Rossello, who heads the pro-statehood New Progressive Party, said his government would fight "in Washington and throughout the world" for the Caribbean island... [Full Article...]

Iran fires missiles at ISIL base in Syria

Iran said it fired missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria in retaliation for the jihadists' deadly attacks in Tehran last week, a rare strike signalling Iran's willingness to escalate its use of military power in the region's conflicts. [Full Article...]

UK Caves In On First Day Of Brexit Talks

UK Caves In On First Day Of Brexit Talks Officials on both sides played down expectations for what can be achieved in one day. "The most important thing I think now is for us to think about the new partnership, the deep and special partnership that we want to build with our friends", said Johnson, who campaigned in last year's referendum to leave the EU. [Full Article...]

UK, EU talk up chance of Brexit deal

UK, EU talk up chance of Brexit deal Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said on Friday that protecting jobs and the British economy would be priorities for his country. "Ever since the referendum, I have been clear that my first priority is to provide certainty to European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom, and to UK citizens resident in the European Union - and I know Michel shares that aspiration too". [Full Article...]

USA appeals court upholds decision to block Donald Trump's travel ban

The president then revised his executive order and named six countries instead of seven Iran, Libya , Somalia, Sudan , Syria and Yemen , with Iraq dropped and cited more of a national security rationale. A Justice Department spokesman said officials were preparing a response. The Trump administration argues the measures are needed to ward off potential terror attacks. [Full Article...]

A look at what is ahead now that Brexit talks have started

A look at what is ahead now that Brexit talks have started Finance minister Philip Hammond confirmed Sunday that it was still the plan to quit not only the EU but the customs union and single market as well. Britain's June 8 general election is still casting a long shadow over the entire Brexit process, and although Mr Davis insisted the government was ready for the scheduled talks, the United Kingdom has yet to explain its end goal, or its plan to ac... [Full Article...]

EU human rights court rules Russian "gay propaganda" law

EU human rights court rules Russian Human rights observers argue that this law has been broadly applied to target and intimidate the LGBT community in Russian Federation. Nikolai Alexeyev , one of Russia's most prominent gay rights activists who brought the case before the European court , said the ruling was as "an enormous court victory for LGBT people in Russian Federation", adding that it would give his advocacy group the sc... [Full Article...]

JAC 12th Result 2017 Released Check Jharkhand Board Inter Arts Results @jac

JAC 12th Result 2017 Released Check Jharkhand Board Inter Arts Results @jac The exams were conducted between February 18 to March 9. Amidst this confusion the Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) is maintaining a guarded silence. Summary: The pass percentage of both the streams dipped as compared to past year. The Jharkhand Academic Council came into existence on 2003, after the Bihar Intermediate Education Council Act, 1992, the Bihar School Examination Board Act... [Full Article...]

India, Pakistan become full members of SCO

The presidents also signed an SCO convention on countering extremism and adopted a statement of the bloc's leaders about their countries' joint fight against global terrorism . He said that Pakistan was grateful to the R Russian Federation for supporting Pakistan's full membership in the SCO. This year's SCO summit holds special significance as India and Pakistan both will be formally inducte... [Full Article...]

Theresa May tries to quell public anger, meets fire victims

Theresa May tries to quell public anger, meets fire victims Police have been struggling to come up with a list of who was in the building when the fire started, making it hard to determine how many died. Hands cautioned Sunday that investigators still don't know exactly what cladding was used when the building renovation was completed a year ago. [Full Article...]

Pound dives as United Kingdom enters new period of uncertainty

The Conservative party won 318 seats, short by eight from the majority mark of 326 in the 650-member House of Commons. 'We will continue to work with our friends and allies in the Democratic Unionist Party in particular, ' she said . [Full Article...]


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