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UAE princesses convicted for human trafficking

UAE princesses convicted for human trafficking Prosecutors said the princesses had also confiscated their passports and refused to pay their salaries. The family rented out an entire floor of the hotel and allegedly paid sub-standard wages to the women, who were without working or residency documents. [Full Article...]

Chhattisgarh: Operation Prahaar ends, dozen Naxals killed, 3 jawans dead

Chhattisgarh: Operation Prahaar ends, dozen Naxals killed, 3 jawans dead Four separate encounters between Naxalites and security forces have been reported in the state since Saturday. Security personnel are now conducting extensive combing operation in the Sukma region. During the encounter, the area was under high threat zone. Also, the security forces in Dantewada's Dodi Tumnar busted a naxal camp from where they recovered five hand-made grenades and parapher... [Full Article...]

Casey heads to Pennsylvania to hammer Senate health bill

The Senate bill looks a great deal like the House bill , which would leave 23 million more people without insurance over the next 10 years , according to the Congressional Budget Office . One of the most controversial aspects of the senate bill is its treatment of Medicaid. About 20 percent of all Americans and 40 percent of America's kids get their health care through the federal g... [Full Article...]

Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition, hospital announces

Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition, hospital announces Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation". It was early on the morning of June 14 when James T. Steve Scalise (R-La.). He had been in critical condition for several days. The message goes on to thank those who have offered their "continued prayers, support and outpouring of love". [Full Article...]

US tries to use better China ties to press North Korea

US tries to use better China ties to press North Korea Susan Thornton, acting assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, made the remark in a conference call on Monday to preview the inaugural Diplomatic and Security Dialogue. Referring to terrorism, Geng identified no specific areas, but said both Beijing and Washington faced a common threat. Teng Jianqun, director of American Studies at the China Institute of International ... [Full Article...]

Sen. Dean Heller Is the First Moderate "No" on Trumpcare

Sen. Dean Heller Is the First Moderate Veteran Senator John McCain said the draft bill was better than Obamacare in "100 ways", but like many Senators wanted to study the bill further and consult with his state's governor. "In this form, I will not support it". "When the Republicans proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act ", said Vilsack, "they promised that more people would be covered, costs would be lowered, and Medi... [Full Article...]

After visit, Ryan says Scalise is 'doing well'

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) is "doing well" one week after being shot in an attack on a GOP baseball practice, Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanRyan: Scalise is "doing well" and "his spirits are up" Poll: ObamaCare more popular than House GOP healthcare bill The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (Wis.) said Thursday. [Full Article...]

Trump says Comey-Mueller friendship 'bothersome'

Trump says Comey-Mueller friendship 'bothersome' David Shapiro, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent and professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, said you could make a cause that this amounted to tampering and that Trump was "gaming the expected testimony" of Comey . [Full Article...]

Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria

Iran and Saudi Arabia have always been embroiled in a sectarian feud. The Guards fired six missiles from the west of Iran across the border and into Syria's mostly IS-held Deir Ezzor province, targeting an IS command base, they said earlier. [Full Article...]

Protesters in central Seoul demand withdrawal of U.S. missiles

Protesters in central Seoul demand withdrawal of U.S. missiles Ahead of the vote, the United States had already installed a pair of the launchers, which Moon complained was an attempt to get the system in under the lame duck government before his election. "If we slightly scale back South Korea-U.S. military drills and do not forward deploy U.S. strategic weapons, tensions will be eased and then we can assume that North Korea will not carry out provocations". [Full Article...]

WH Spox: Trump Acknowledges Russia 'Probably' Hacked DNC's Systems

The Russians "used fake news and propaganda and they also used online amplifiers to spread the information to as many people as possible", Bill Priestap, the FBI's top counterintelligence official, told the Senate Intelligence Committee. When asked what took the Obama administration so long to disclose the allegations of Russian interference, Johnson cited the need to protect intelligence sour... [Full Article...]

Led coalition 'cannot confirm' Islamic State chief death

Led coalition 'cannot confirm' Islamic State chief death So far, there has been minimal reaction from online supporters of IS to news of the reported death of the group's leader, it said. Russia's army said Sukhoi warplanes carried out the 10-minute raid at a location near the IS stronghold of Raqa, where group leaders had gathered to plan a pullout from the area. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump signs Qatar arms deal

Donald Trump signs Qatar arms deal Bloomberg says the deal is for 36 jets . But despite this tough rhetoric, it was announced Thursday that the USA has signed a $ 12 billion deal to sell fighter jets to Qatar . In separate development, the Qatari state news agency QNA and Doha-based Al Jazeera report that two US vessels, namely the USS Chinook, a coastal patrol ship, and US Coast Guard Cutter Baranof arrived Wednesday... [Full Article...]

Putin offers Comey political asylum in acerbic remarks

Putin offers Comey political asylum in acerbic remarks In his annual call-in with the public and media in and outside Russian Federation on Thursday, President Vladimir Putin highlighted the national economy, the Moscow-Washington relations and regional conflicts involving Russian Federation, among others. [Full Article...]

Kushner in Middle East

Kushner first met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , along with U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman , Israeli envoy in Washington Ron Dermer and American Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt , at Netanyahu's office in Jerusalem . [Full Article...]

Officer Stabbed In Neck At Airport Recovering Well

After stabbing Neville, Ftouhi allegedly continued to yell "Allah" several times. According to authorities, Ftouhi entered Flint's airport at 8:52 a.m. Once in the US, he unsuccessfully tried to buy a gun at Gibraltar Trade Center in Mt. Clemens, but instead managed to buy a knife. Acting U.S. Attorney Dan Lemisch said more charges are coming in the days ahead. [Full Article...]

Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne

Prince Mohammed bin Salman becomes deputy prime minister and retains his defense and other portfolios, the decree issued by the Saudi state news agency SPA said. Iran's leadership, which called Prince Mohammed's promotion a "soft coup", was critical of comments the prince made last month, with supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei labeling Saudi leaders as "idiots". [Full Article...]

UK police: 6 hurt as vehicle crashes into pedestrians

Northumbria Police has confirmed six people were injured when the vehicle collided with pedestrians. A 42-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the incident, which happened outside Westgate Sports Centre at around 9.14am. An eyewitness told the BBC: "From what I understand, [a woman who had been at prayer] was about to leave in her auto and I believe she lost control". [Full Article...]

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Jerusalem Attack

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Jerusalem Attack The PLFP is a Marxist-Leninist group that broke away from the Arab Nationalist movement in the late 1960s and was credited with carrying out worldwide attacks , including plane hijackings, and in more recent times, rocket attacks on Israel . [Full Article...]

India's opposition pitch Dalit for president

By doing this it has not created a Dalit vs Dalit contest alone (as is being projected by both parties). Mulayam has already termed Kovind a "dear friend" and a "wonderful candidate" for president. "The president's post carries a lot of dignity". Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted earlier that he will accompany Kovind when he files his nomination. [Full Article...]


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