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Lalu's desh bachao BJP bhagao rally will start today

Lalu's desh bachao BJP bhagao rally will start today Tyagi told this newspaper: "He ended his long association with the party by attending the rally organised by the RJD". Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati has, however, refused to be part of the rally while Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is overseas. [Full Article...]

At least 100 Terrorists Surrender on Syrian-Lebanese Border

At least 100 Terrorists Surrender on Syrian-Lebanese Border Islamic State group militants have asked Hizballah and the Syrian army to let them withdraw from the enclave to Syria's Deir az-Zor province, the official had said. Nine Lebanese soldiers were taken prisoner by the Islamic State in northeastern Lebanon in 2014. Coordinating with Hezbollah would be politically sensitive as Lebanon is a U.S. [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson says President Trump 'speaks for himself' about America's values

Rex Tillerson says President Trump 'speaks for himself' about America's values Does that make it harder for you to push American values around the world when some foreign leaders question the President's values? In response, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination took the unusual step to call out the USA for its "failure at the highest political level to unequivocally reject racist violent events". [Full Article...]

Combative ex-Trump aide Sebastian Gorka in talks to rejoin Breitbart

Combative ex-Trump aide Sebastian Gorka in talks to rejoin Breitbart Gorka's departure comes about a month after retired Gen. John Kelly took over as chief of staff, looking to instill order in a chaotic White House beset by internal divisions, staff infighting and a storm of controversies. In an interview with the Economist published on Friday , Bannon said that Breitbart , which he has called a "platform for the alt-right", would never betray Trump, but would h... [Full Article...]

Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes Near Yemen, 1 Service Member Missing

Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes Near Yemen, 1 Service Member Missing Central Command. A USA military Black Hawk helicopter smashed off the southern shoreline of Yemen while preparing its team, abandoning one administration part missing, authorities said. "Training events such as this are routinely held by United States forces within a theater of operations in order to maintain the proficiency within the operating environment", a Central Command official state... [Full Article...]

'Extremely Disturbing': Clapper Questions Trump's Fitness for Office After Rally

'Extremely Disturbing': Clapper Questions Trump's Fitness for Office After Rally Clapper that a version of the same letter was going to be included in a daily intelligence briefing to the winning candidate, whether it was Trump or Democratic nominee. Clapper has since publicly said that the scandal that brought down President Nixon pales in comparison to the one involving Trump's connections with Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Former Indian Cricketers Twitter Reactions after Winning the Second ODI Match

Former Indian Cricketers Twitter Reactions after Winning the Second ODI Match While the Test team has, more or less, fielders marked out for set positions, the ODI and T20I set-ups must be a lot more flexible. Danushka Gunathilaka only made 19 before being stumped by Mahendra Singh Dhoni off the bowling of Yuzvendra Chahal, while captain Upul Tharanga was dismissed by Hardik Pandya for nine runs. [Full Article...]

Iraqi Forces Recapture '70 percent' Of Tal Afar From IS Militants

Iraqi Forces Recapture '70 percent' Of Tal Afar From IS Militants Ibrahim al-Jaafari made the announcement at a news conference with his French counterpart on Saturday. "Iraq is moving from war to peace, although Daesh (IS group) is not finished yet". It experienced cycles of sectarian violence between Sunnis and Shi'ites after the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. On Sunday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi announced the beginning of the military offensiv... [Full Article...]

Iran urges IAEA to remain independent amid United States pressure

Iran urges IAEA to remain independent amid United States pressure In her official statement following her meeting with Amano on Wednesday, Haley did not mention "military sites" specifically. "They have the authority to look at any suspicious sites now, it's just are they doing it?" If Iran's proposals to resolve such concerns are not deemed satisfactory, there is a mechanism in which a majority of the parties to the deal can force Iran to "implement the neces... [Full Article...]

Weather boss steps down as Macau struggles to recover from typhoon

Weather boss steps down as Macau struggles to recover from typhoon In Hong Kong, airports and terminals on Thursday were working to clear the backlog caused by the storm. The No. 10 signal has only been hoisted 14 other times since 1946, or one for every 72 storms, according to the Hong Kong Observatory . [Full Article...]

WH: Trump Will Make Sure Border Wall Gets Done

WH: Trump Will Make Sure Border Wall Gets Done Mr Kelly, who started his new role at the end of July, has reportedly initiated a new process in which he and just one other aide - White House staff secretary Rob Porter - will review all documents before Mr Trump is allowed to see them. [Full Article...]

San Francisco 'Freedom Rally' Replaced By News Conference

San Francisco 'Freedom Rally' Replaced By News Conference The goal of holding the rally, Gibson has said, was to challenge people on the left and the right who are too intolerant of any viewpoints that don't match their own. This year, politically-charged events have spiraled into violence in the famously liberal college town, including a "Patriot Day" rally in April and protests that erupted at UC Berkeley before a speech by Milo Yiannopoulos in Feb... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey strands thousands aboard cruise ships in Gulf of Mexico

Hurricane Harvey strands thousands aboard cruise ships in Gulf of Mexico The Port of Galveston is closed, and will remain closed until the Category 4 hurricane passes and a post-storm assessment is completed, KENS reported . Right now, Carnival tells us their customers should sign up for text messages alerts to keep up with updates from the company. Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas was staying behind the storm with plans to return to port Sunday, officials ... [Full Article...]

Bird tests positive for West Nile

Bird tests positive for West Nile The cases were reported in Fayette, Hopkins, and Jefferson counties. There are some common ways to help reduce the risk of being bitten by a mosquito carrying West Nile. The virus is not transmitted person to person or directly between animals or between animals and humans. ยท When weather permits, wear long sleeves, long trousers and socks when outdoors. [Full Article...]

Several players suspended for Tigers, Yankees brawl; Cabrera suspended 7 games

Several players suspended for Tigers, Yankees brawl; Cabrera suspended 7 games In the sixth inning, Kahnle threw a pitch behind Cabrera, which immediately led to the Yankees' reliever and manager Joe Girardi being ejected. At this point, home plate umpire Carlos Torres probably should have issued warnings to both benches to keep the game under control. [Full Article...]

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Reportedly Skips Court and Flees the Country

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Reportedly Skips Court and Flees the Country Supporters present flowers to Thai Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (C) upon her arrival at the Thai Supreme Court for the final round of defence witness hearing on her government's rice pledging scheme in Bangkok , Thailand, July 21, 2017. [Full Article...]

Man shot by soldiers as retaliation in Brussels

Man shot by soldiers as retaliation in Brussels Spokeswoman Esther Natus of the federal prosecutor's office, which handles terrorism investigations, said the man twice shouted "Allahu akbar", Arabic for "God is great", as he ran at the soldiers. The incident is being treated as a terror attack, she said. Belgium's anti-terror crisis center tweeted that the situation was "under control". Pictures from the scene on Friday show the area cordon... [Full Article...]

89 killed in Myanmar's Rakhine State

89 killed in Myanmar's Rakhine State It was the highest declared single day toll since sporadic fighting broke out previous year. Fighting was ongoing when the government released the news. The Rohingya Muslims are largely confined to camps and are often denied full citizenship rights. The attacks were claimed by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), which said it was retaliating to an ongoing Army offensive in the regio... [Full Article...]

Clean Bill Of Health For Tiger Cub Rescued By Border Patrol

Clean Bill Of Health For Tiger Cub Rescued By Border Patrol The driver (a USA citizen) was arrested and transported to the Metropolitan Correctional Center. The CBP said that more than 20 years ago, agents intercepted an alleged smuggling attempt to move a tiger cub out of California and into Mexico . [Full Article...]

United States imposes new sanctions on Venezuela

United States imposes new sanctions on Venezuela The Trump administration explained that these provisions will "mitigate harm" to Venezuelans and keep the US financial system from being complicit in Maduro's corruption and impoverishment of his nation's citizens. Our goal is to pressure Maduro and apply that pressure so that he understands that we're serious and understands that we're on the side of the people of Venezuela . [Full Article...]


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