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Amit Shah pulls up absentee RS MPs

Amit Shah pulls up absentee RS MPs Despite the reprimand, almost 30 NDA lawmakers, including 6 ministers, were absent from the proceedings of Rajya Sabha yesterday as the Opposition pushed forward amendments to a Bill to grant constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes. [Full Article...]

US Sets September 1 Date For Start Of North Korea Travel Ban

US Sets September 1 Date For Start Of North Korea Travel Ban Speaking to reporters at the State Department days after Pyongyang tested its second intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Tillerson reiterated that Washington sought to persuade North Korea to give up its missile and nuclear weapons programs through peaceful pressure. [Full Article...]

Army Chief charges troops to fight Boko Haram terrorists

Army Chief charges troops to fight Boko Haram terrorists Boko Haram insurgents have released a video of the two geologists abducted along with their driver. His group has been planning a larger scale attack for some time, said a Western diplomat, speaking anonymously. "The fact that they were held for some time suggests they were serious players", he said. The heads of the military were in Maiduguri sequel to the presidential directives requestin... [Full Article...]

Parents of Mallory Grossman appear on the Today Show

Parents of Mallory Grossman appear on the Today Show It's a bad thing when a 12-year-old feels like the only way out is to end her life, but is it the school's fault? The family is now suing the Rockaway Township school district . "Her grades plummeted. [The school's] focus seemed to be strictly on academics, they weren't concerned with her emotional health ". Mallory Grossman lawsuit: Mallory Grossman parents have told of their intent to ... [Full Article...]

North Korea says 'no' to joint celebration of holiday with South

North Korea says 'no' to joint celebration of holiday with South Tillerson added that the USA hopes that "at some point", North Korea will understand and sit down for a dialogue. The US President had recently expressed disappointment that Beijing had not applied as much pressure as he would like or caused a change in North Korea's behaviour. [Full Article...]

Boy Scouts deny leaders called Trump to congratulate him on speech

Boy Scouts deny leaders called Trump to congratulate him on speech Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed a major black law enforcement group Tuesday, just days after President Donald Trump said police shouldn't be "nice" to suspects by shielding their heads as they are lowered, handcuffed, into police cars. [Full Article...]

Most Voters Say Trump Is His Own Worst Enemy

Most Voters Say Trump Is His Own Worst Enemy In comparison, 12 percent of Democrats and 25% of independents who participated say Trump's White House is running well with 80 percent of Democrats and 65 percent of independents saying chaos has taken over. Republicans are still standing by their party's pick, though, with 76 percent of those who identify with the GOP saying they're happy with Trump. Despite the public lashings, Sessions has... [Full Article...]

Afghanistan says 2 Iraq embassy staff killed

Afghanistan says 2 Iraq embassy staff killed The Iraqi government has sent a delegation to Kabul to investigate the Daesh attack on their embassy in Kabul on Monday. He said the four attackers were dead, while two members of his unit were slightly wounded. IS and other militant groups often exaggerate their claims of casualties inflicted in attacks. The group has also been suffering major losses in Syria and Iraq as their self-declared cal... [Full Article...]

Silicon Valley: Human Trafficking Bill 'Overly Broad'

Silicon Valley: Human Trafficking Bill 'Overly Broad' The Backpage employee tries to get her to post the ad on Backpage. But Portman and McCaskill led an investigation by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations that concluded Backpage helped traffickers - many of them pimps victimizing runaway girls - avoid detection while assuring the website kept raking in millions in revenue. [Full Article...]

Arsal: Hezbollah, Jabhat Fateh al-Sham agree ceasefire

The buses are expected to head to the Syrian town of Flita, and then on to the northern province of Aleppo before heading to the opposition-held province of Idlib in the northwest of the country. That group is known as the Hay'at Tahrir al Sham militant alliance - Arabic for the Levant Liberation Committee - or HTS. Hezbollah was supported by the Syrian air force, while the Lebanese Army took up d... [Full Article...]

Trump weighed in on son's statement 'as any father would'

Trump weighed in on son's statement 'as any father would' The statement went on to say that "it was not a campaign issue at the time ". Trump Jr. released emails in July that showed he eagerly agreed past year to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Clinton as part of Moscow's official support for his father. [Full Article...]

Disney hiring Florida residents for work-from-home positions

Disney hiring Florida residents for work-from-home positions Positions are available for residents of Florida, Texas, Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina and SC. Are you exhausted of commuting for a job in a Mickey Mouse operation? Disney is looking for people who will thrive in a "high energy, storytelling environment" and can connect with "guests" to help resolve any problems they may have. [Full Article...]

North Korea 'an unacceptable threat' to United States

North Korea 'an unacceptable threat' to United States The United States' top diplomat, who has been on the job six months, says she is "done" with diplomacy when it comes to North Korea . "In general, China-US trade, including mutual investment, is mutually beneficial, and both China and the United States have gained great profits from bilateral trade and investment cooperations", he said. [Full Article...]

Sydney terror raids: Man released without charge over alleged plane terror plot

Sydney terror raids: Man released without charge over alleged plane terror plot Mr Merhi was released about 7pm Tuesday and his solicitor, Moustafa Kheir, said he endured days of intense questioning. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull described the conspiracy as "a very serious terrorist plot" but refused to elaborate. [Full Article...]

Twelve inmates escape U.S. prison using peanut butter to fool guard

Twelve inmates escape U.S. prison using peanut butter to fool guard The arrest came just a couple hours later. His mistake was coming to Martin County. Thinking it was a cell, a rookie guard opened the door to let an inmate back in. Snyder said drugs were also found at the Tequesta home. Snyder praised his department and other agencies for using a "good tactical approach" once they located the home in Tequesta, where a auto with an Alabama license plate was park... [Full Article...]

US Senate Democrats Ready to Work With Trump, Republicans on Tax Reform

They cited Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's statement during his confirmation hearing that there would be "no absolute tax cut for the upper class", although he has since backed away from that statement. "It's been 31 years since major tax reform", Paulsen tweeted Tuesday. On Monday, White House officials called for an aggressive timetable (see White House maps "aggressive" timeline to pass ... [Full Article...]

Isis and climate change top world fears

Isis and climate change top world fears Concerns about ISIS were concentrated in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the United States, while climate change worries came from 13 countries mostly in Latin America and Africa. President Donald Trump has since made a decision to pull out of the pact. IS and climate change are identified as major threats by about 60 percent of those surveyed. [Full Article...]

White House comments on Scaramucci's exit

Raised voices could be heard through the thick door to the Oval Office as John Kelly - then secretary of Homeland Security - offered some tough talk to President Donald Trump . The sources said Comey and Kelly are not close friends but that they had a professional relationship and a deep mutual respect for each other. While he has vowed to control access to Trump, even pushing out Anthony ... [Full Article...]

Saddened by breakdown of RJD-JDU alliance: Sharad Yadav

Saddened by breakdown of RJD-JDU alliance: Sharad Yadav Seen as Lalu Yadav's political heir, Tejashwi was his father first choice for the Deputy Chief Minister post in the winter of 2015 when the three-party alliance stopped an aggressive BJP under PM Narendra Modi from capturing power in the state. [Full Article...]

Hot Cars Spell Trouble for Children and Pets

Hot Cars Spell Trouble for Children and Pets It monitors the use of the rear doors and alerts drivers with a chime and on-screen message as they turn off the vehicle that they put someone or something back there. Since 1996, at least 12 child deaths due to vehicular heatstroke have occurred in Utah, Kids and Cars representatives said. U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Al Franken announced the introduction of the Helping Overcome Trauma... [Full Article...]


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