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Hiroshima observes anniversary of atomic bombing

Hiroshima observes anniversary of atomic bombing It was noted on Sunday that Hiroshima's appeal of "never again" on the anniversary had acquired renewed urgency as North Korea moves ever closer to acquiring nuclear weapons. On the 6 August 1945, 140,000 people were killed after the United States dropped an atomic bomb in the Japanese city of Hiroshima . We should not be surprised if the Communist dictatorship develops a hydrogen bomb - the ... [Full Article...]

PM Narendra Modi wishes Venkaiah Naidu on vice-presidential elections win

Gopalkrishna Gandhi , the Opposition's candidate, got 244 votes, while 11 votes were declared invalid. In an August 1 letter to the MPs who constitute the electoral college , Naidu gave an account of his many years in public service. He came in the spotlight for his prominent role in the Jai Andhra Movement in 1972. He was also imprisoned during this phase. Then in 1980, Naidu made a decision... [Full Article...]

Son Of Haryana BJP Chief Arrested For Stalking Girl Gets Bail

Son Of Haryana BJP Chief Arrested For Stalking Girl Gets Bail The accused Vikas Barala, 24, son of Haryana BJP President Subhash Barala, and his friend, Ashish Kumar, 22, are both students of law and hail from Fatehabad. The police intercepted the auto, and arrested the duo from Manimjara area, according to the Hindustan Times . "So action would be taken against his son", said Haryana Chief Minister. [Full Article...]

Arun Jaitley meets slain Kerala RSS worker's family, slams CPM

He added that it will only increase their determination to work harder against those who are perpetuating this operation. Mr. Jaitley is also slated to visit some of the BJP workers whose houses were attacked allegedly by CPI (M) here in recent days. [Full Article...]

Kamal Haasan to quit Bigg Boss Tamil?

Kamal Haasan to quit Bigg Boss Tamil? While she has been the most popular contestant in the show and has been getting maximum votes from her fans even while being nominated for nearly all the weeks, the last few days has been not so good for her. Media reports also suggest that police had visited the Bigg Boss house to investigate her suicide attempt. A public interest litigation filed in the Madras High Court demanded that the show... [Full Article...]

Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian

Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian The move is in contrast to his frequently stated desire to improve relations with the country. The president also complained about what he said were "clearly unconstitutional provisions " in the legislation relating to presidential powers to shape foreign policy. [Full Article...]

North Korea Gets Rebuke From Southeast Asian Diplomats Ahead of Regional Meeting

North Korea Gets Rebuke From Southeast Asian Diplomats Ahead of Regional Meeting The Asean Foreign Ministers will also attend the PMCs with ten Asean Dialogue Partners namely Australia, Canada, China , the European Union, India, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Russia and the United States (US). Bolivar, however, said the Philippines will push the arbitration ruling on the disputed sea. Cayetano also warned the North Korean government that it would suspend talks with them if... [Full Article...]

Russian President Vladimir Putin goes bare-chested fishing in Siberia

Russian President Vladimir Putin goes bare-chested fishing in Siberia Photos of the vacationing Putin show the Russian leader sitting shirtless and accompanied by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, who was also pictured shirtless and wearing camouflage trousers. Putin demonstrated that the country's lakes, whose waters can be quite chilly even during the summer, do provide that option for the adventurous. "He chased a pike for two hours before he eventually hit... [Full Article...]

Trump's tweets threaten to destabilize insurance markets

Trump's tweets threaten to destabilize insurance markets Major insurers in Georgia and Kentucky were among those that said they could pull out if the federal payments stop. The court's decision is "a check on the ability of the president to sabotage the Affordable Care Act in one very important way", said Tim Jost, professor emeritus at Washington and Lee University School of Law in Virginia, a supporter of the ACA who has followed the issue closely... [Full Article...]

Feds Investigate Explosion That Shook Bloomington, Minnesota, Mosque

Feds Investigate Explosion That Shook Bloomington, Minnesota, Mosque Cops tweeted that the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are assisting in the probe. No one was injured as a result of the explosion, which occurred just after 5 a.m.at the Dar Al-farooq Islamic Center. The society said in a statement that attendees extinguished the fire at Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington. He also reportedly revealed the mosque has prev... [Full Article...]

New US Sanctions Will Not Impede Visa-Granting to Russian Citizens - Kislyak

New US Sanctions Will Not Impede Visa-Granting to Russian Citizens - Kislyak Former Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak , a figure at the center of the federal Russia probe, on Saturday defended his past conversations with former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn . citizens seriously, it "could easily provide issuance of all visas on time with the personnel they have under new norms". "How can it be that a diplomat is forbidden to communicate with represe... [Full Article...]

After health care disaster, GOP seeks tax cuts for wealthiest Americans

Like a seer warning of the "Ides of March", this seemingly innocuous act should have forewarned the Republicans what was to come; but they apparently were too busy scrambling to pay tribute to a man who rarely offered any in return. Alexander said he had embraced that praise as motivation. But as Senator Tim Scott of SC told reporters, he and his fellow Republicans "lack traction" on major... [Full Article...]

IT raids continue at Congress minister DK Shivakumar's properties

IT raids continue at Congress minister DK Shivakumar's properties If you conduct raids on the houses of all kinds of people and say all of it is Shivakumar's, how can we accept that? The raid began on Wednesday (Aug. "Our search and seizure operations against the Minister, his relatives and friends have nearly ended, pending formalities, as collection and documentation of seized material takes time", a senior I-T Department official told IANS here. [Full Article...]

Amazon selling toilet paper printed with Trump tweets

Amazon selling toilet paper printed with Trump tweets Another tweet from 2012 reads: "The electoral college is a disaster for democracy". United States President Donald Trump has always been in news for his tweets and internet has a great response every time. It's not the only presidential toilet paper available on Amazon either, with rolls featuring Trump's face on sale as well as Barack Obama's visage. [Full Article...]

Mueller Investigating Whether Flynn Lobbied for Turkish Businessman

Mueller Investigating Whether Flynn Lobbied for Turkish Businessman The New York Times , which first reported this development, said that though the documents were not sought through a subpoena, this was the first instance of records being sought from the White House. Several american newspapers have announced on Friday that Mr. Mueller had recently formed a grand jury, which could lead to criminal prosecution. But Mueller is reportedly looking into business dea... [Full Article...]

France, UK, Japan want speedy vote on new NKorea sanctions

France, UK, Japan want speedy vote on new NKorea sanctions Two resolutions adopted previous year however have introduced economic sanctions with more bite. Some diplomats said the United States could give the draft resolution to all 15 council members as early as Thursday. "Only, in our view, maximum diplomatic pressure is likely to have an impact on DPRK behavior before it's too late", Delattre said, using the initials of North Korea's offi... [Full Article...]

Italy kidnappers 'tried to auction off 20-year-old British model online'

Italy kidnappers 'tried to auction off 20-year-old British model online' She arrived at an apartment the following day for the shoot, where she was attacked by two men, say police. The suspect, who has been named in reports as Lukasz Herba, dropped her off at the consulate on 17 July, police said. Investigators discovered that the kidnapper had organised several online auctions for the sale of abducted girls, which included a description and an opening price. [Full Article...]

Trump defends national security advisor from right-wing critics

Trump defends national security advisor from right-wing critics The Trump staffers fired by McMaster had repeatedly clashed with career government staffers and holdovers from the Obama administration on issues as diverse as military strategies for Syria and Afghanistan, whether to tear up Obama's landmark Iran deal, the controversial d├ętente with Cuba, the US role in confronting Islamic radicalism, and the Paris Climate Accord, according to these sources... [Full Article...]

Billions paid by Americans in overdraft fees

Billions paid by Americans in overdraft fees Prior to the change in the law, it might be days before consumers learned they had overdrawn their accounts. The agency noted that consumers who've opted in to one-time card payment overdrafts pay significantly more in fees despite only overdrafting their accounts a few more times on average. [Full Article...]

Almost 2000 dead animals found in warehouse

Almost 2000 dead animals found in warehouse With many animals still alive, the authorities were in rescue mode, with several different agencies coming together to help get the live animals to safe surroundings. They "were being kept in appalling conditions", the organisation said in a Facebook post . Bowman was arrested on an unrelated charge, but could be facing animal cruelty charges. [Full Article...]


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