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PM's Nepal visit to speed up joint network projects

PM's Nepal visit to speed up joint network projects During the two-day visit, the focus will be on implementing the previous agreements and expediting the pacts signed during Nepali PM KP Sharma Oli's visit to India last month. It will follow up on pending proposals, review ongoing projects and signal an attempt at rebuilding trust. The contours of a pilot project on organic farming has been prepared and shared with Nepal. [Full Article...]

Saudi air defenses intercept two missiles over Riyadh

Saudi air defenses intercept two missiles over Riyadh It also fired missiles in Riyadh's Dry Port and other "economic targets" in the city. Yemen's Houthis have targeted the Saudi capital several times with missiles in recent months. So far, a total of 135 missiles have been shot down since Saudi Arabia launched its military campaign in Yemen in 2015. "The Iranian regime has exploited the benefits of the nuclear agreement to export violence and... [Full Article...]

Google Bans All Eighth Amendment Ads

Google Bans All Eighth Amendment Ads It will not, however, impact on content or search results that are returned by Google searches. According to TheJournal.ie, this amendment will allow repealing (removing) Article 40.3.3 (known as the Eighth Amendment) and replacing it with this line: 'Provision may be made by law for the regulation of termination of pregnancies'. [Full Article...]

Google's smart displays with Assistant support to be launched in July

Google's smart displays with Assistant support to be launched in July During its I/O developers conference Tuesday, Google announced smart displays with Google Assistant would hit store shelves in July, adding yet another screen to vie for our already fractured attention. They will be considered as Google Smart Displays so let's wait and see for the special announcement. At this stage and for the foreseeable future the smart displays will be U.S. [Full Article...]

Withdrawal from Iran deal draws ire from Vermont delegation

Withdrawal from Iran deal draws ire from Vermont delegation Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addressed his nation on television shortly after Mr. Trump spoke, reprimanding the United States for failing to "respect a multilateral treaty". "In a risky world, America must be able to rely in part on strong, principled diplomacy to secure our country". Macron said he regretted Trump's decision. [Full Article...]

Attack on investigative reporter in Montenegro prompts concern

Attack on investigative reporter in Montenegro prompts concern She was taken to a hospital and was reported out of danger. Lakic, 49, was attacked six years ago, when she was punched in the head multiple times. "For how much longer will this be happening?" That attacker was jailed for several months and Lakic had police protection for a while. [Full Article...]

These Are the Best Public High Schools in MA

These Are the Best Public High Schools in MA Top-performing high schools are awarded a gold, silver or bronze medal from U.S. News. MA is home to the largest percentage of schools that earned gold and silver medals from U.S. Davies High School tops the list of North Dakota schools and North High came in fifth place, earning silver and bronze ratings, respectively. California came in second to MA for the number of top-performing schools i... [Full Article...]

Duterte ranks 69th in Forbes 'Most Powerful People' list

Duterte ranks 69th in Forbes 'Most Powerful People' list It is a matter of pride for the Indians that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been included in the list of the world's most powerful ten leaders. " Forbes' annual ranking of The World's Most Powerful People identifies one person out of every 100 million whose actions mean the most", Forbes said. [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump floats taking away 'fake news' media's credentials

President Donald Trump floats taking away 'fake news' media's credentials He then posed the question whether their credentials should be taken away and asked, " Why do we work so hard in working with the media when it is corrupt? ". " Take away credentials? " Trump tweeted. " Presenting an honest portrait of elected leaders ", read an article on Wednesday, "even - and especially - against their will is, of course, why the First Amendment to the Constitution cements th... [Full Article...]

Trump officials say no to lifetime limits on Medicaid

Trump officials say no to lifetime limits on Medicaid In March, two dozen House Democrats warned Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar not to bless Kansas' request, saying he did not have the authority to impose lifetime limits. He said his administration made a decision to drop the request for lifetime limits after officials in Verma's agency "indicated they would be unable to approve the measure". [Full Article...]

Election Commission seizes thousands of voter ID cards in Bengaluru

Election Commission seizes thousands of voter ID cards in Bengaluru He said such display of "arrogance" is also reflection of political "immaturity" of a leader and cautioned people that they should not rest faith in such an immature leader. "We are here to change the Constitution and we'll change it", Hegde had said in December. "They did not give Bharat Ratna to B R Ambedkar but it is a family and a party wherein daughter can give Bharat Ratna to her father ... [Full Article...]

Boeing to lose $20B as Trump withdraws from Iran pact

Boeing to lose $20B as Trump withdraws from Iran pact Read: Qantas Boeing 787 smashes speed records . It further announced another agreement in April 2017 to sell Iran 30 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft for $3 billion, with purchase rights for another 30 planes. The company's current 777 production rate "is not dependent on the Iranian orders", CEO Dennis Muilenburg said on an earnings call last month. Boeing is slowing production of the 777 to compensat... [Full Article...]

Man arrested after boys, 13 and 15, shot in the head

Man arrested after boys, 13 and 15, shot in the head Scotland Yard is investigating the stabbing of a 43-year-old man in a residential street in west London . Barton, who was an aspiring architect and rapper, was eulogised by his mother, Pretana Morgan, who told reporters: "I couldn't have asked for a better son". [Full Article...]

UN Chief Open to 'Building' Upon Iran Nuclear Agreement

UN Chief Open to 'Building' Upon Iran Nuclear Agreement He said it was not possible to completely overlook the arguments of the U.S. and Israel, who contend that Iran has breached the treaty. "Turkey has always defended the stance that issues regarding Iran's nuclear program should be resolved through diplomacy and negotiations and has made intensive efforts in this direction", the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a press release on its website. [Full Article...]

Search in US cold case could involve up to seven girls

Search in US cold case could involve up to seven girls Equipped with bulldozers and other heavy machinery, multiple police agencies searched a wooded area in Macomb County, 30 miles north of Detroit , Michigan. She was final seen in 1986 after being lured to a Dairy Queen in Eastpointe, simply north of Detroit . Arthur Ream was convicted of first-degree murder. [Full Article...]

Russian Football Union Targets Fans Guilty of Racism at France Friendly

Russian Football Union Targets Fans Guilty of Racism at France Friendly The anti-racism group Kick It Out said FIFA's "lack of effective action.will likely result in the further abuse of black players in matches involving ( Russia )". The game was played at Krestovsky Stadium in St Petersburg, one of the host venues for this summer's event. The FIFA case follows racism charges by European soccer body UEFA against Zenit St Petersburg in two Europa League games this... [Full Article...]

5 police, 1 inmate killed in Indonesia prison riot, police say

5 police, 1 inmate killed in Indonesia prison riot, police say Police were negotiating with the prisoners, he said. The jail in the Mobile Police Brigade (Brimob) headquarters in Depok houses high-risk terrorism convicts, as well as Jakarta's former governor, Ahok. Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, has carried out a sustained crackdown on Islamic militants since the 2002 Bali bombings by Jemaah Islamiyah network that killed 202 people, m... [Full Article...]

Cardi B breaks silence following Met Gala scuffle

Cardi B breaks silence following Met Gala scuffle When asked about her baby kicking, Cardi responded, "Oh, she wants to fight me!" "I'm an autograph hound", the man could be heard saying in a video obtained by TMZ . I'm gonna say this in the humblest way... Accompanying Cardi to the gala was Offset , along with the rest of his hip-hop group Migos . I want to thank y'all for understanding. [Full Article...]

Women's Tennis Team to Make First-Time Leap to NCAA Tournament

Women's Tennis Team to Make First-Time Leap to NCAA Tournament Four of the six Hokies' losses came against teams that are seeded in the top 4 (UNC, Boston College, James Madison), a sign that VT has been well-tested while also picking up some quality wins over NCAA Tournament teams like Denver, Syracuse , and Virginia. [Full Article...]

Supra Mahumapelo remains as premier of the North West

Supra Mahumapelo remains as premier of the North West In a press conference on Wednesday, the PEC said it had instructed Mahumapelo to withdraw his resignation. Before the PEC meeting began, Mahumapelo was asked by eNCA whether he had resigned to which he responded by saying that he was asked by "the leadership of the province" to hold off on making any decisions and that he doesn't account to himself but rather to the structure of the party. [Full Article...]


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