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Wrong to comment on Army Chief, says Rahul of Dikshit's remark


Sitharaman's attack on the Congress party comes in the backdrop of Dikshit's comment, which he later withdrew, about the Army chief. He had also said that the Army chief should not make political statements. ANI also quoted Congress leader Meem Afzal as saying that the Congress party did not endorse Dikshit's views and such language as well. The minister added, "They shame and demoralise their own army. Read More »

MENIFEE: Winning powerball ticket sold in Sun City


Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. A single winning Powerball ticket matching all six numbers has been sold in California and will claim an estimated $447.8 million jackpot. While $448 million seems like a lot of money, alas, the victor of this weekend's drawing won't walk away with the full amount. The owner of a Southern California liquor store says he feels blessed for selling the winning Powerball ticket and does not know which of his customers won the jackpot. Read More »

Qatar begins shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift

Later this week, the Foreign Secretary will hold talks with the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates, and urge them to ease tensions and enter mediation. Global shipper Maersk already has said it will begin using Salalah for its shipments to Qatar. Qatar's new and state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport in Doha serves as a major transit hub for some 37 million passengers a year, largely between Europe and Asia. Read More »

Trump offers 'support' to May after polls setback


Fiona Hill: Fiercely loyal and seen as a formidable operator, Ms Hill was at Mrs May's side for four years at the Home Office, becoming a close confidante of the then home secretary. "We know when they must end", he said, referring to the March 2019 deadline. For the wider British economy, Friday's result refocuses attention on the uncertain path lying ahead for London's key financial sector as well as for businesses generally with close European Union links. Read More »

Here Are the Best Signs from Equality March and Resist March


Owen Taggart of Washington's Gay Men's Chorus. Nancy Pelosi, Maxine Waters and Adam Schiff, West Hollywood Mayor John Heilman, actor Jussie Smollett, singer Adam Lambert and comedian Margaret Cho. Dallas' LGBT community joined LGBT people and our allies nationwide on Sunday in marching for equality and unity and Pride. "There absolutely is a resistance aspect to this march". Read More »

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner


It's the same charge federal authorities used to arrest victor, a government contractor and former Air Force linguist, after FBI agents interviewed her and searched her Augusta home Saturday. She also uses her Twitter username @Reezlie on Instagram; however, her activity on the two platforms differed dramatically. The case against victor, who worked for NSA contractor Pluribus International Corporation in August, Georgia, appears formidable. Read More »

10-member opposition group to meet on prez poll on Wednesday


The last date for nomination for the election is June 28 and voting is scheduled for July 17. Inclusion of Venkaiah Naidu in the committee also firmly puts an end to speculation that he is shortlisted for vice president's post. Opposition parties have chose to field a common candidate and are waiting for the ruling party to announce its candidate. Congress president Sonia Gandhi has been trying to reach a consensus in the opposition on candidates for the presidential and vice ... Read More »

Bradley's stunning early goal helps US to 1-1 tie at Mexico


Both teams hit the woodwork in the second half , but the United States of America escaped with the point, picking up four from the two qualifiers this round. The USMNT had a golden opportunity to take a 2-0 advantage , right before Mexico's goal, as Bobby Wood whiffed on a chance right in front of goal. Read More »

'Dead woman walking': UK's Theresa May clings to power

May's office was forced to backtrack late Saturday after announcing that an outline deal had been agreed with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) to form a government , admitting that talks were still ongoing. The prime minister spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday and confirmed she was ready to start Brexit talks "as planned in the next couple of weeks". Read More »

Farmers' stir: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls off fast


Asked if he had agreed to the demand for a loan waiver, Mr. Chouhan, avoided a direct reply, maintaining he had spoken to the farmers. The chief minister had began his indefinite fast on Saturday and met a large number of farmers along with the kin of four of the five farmers killed in police firing on Tuesday in Mandsaur . Read More »

DUP leader Arlene Foster to hold talks at No10 with Theresa May


However, Mrs May insisted that, as the leader of the largest party in the new parliament , she had a duty to act in the "national interest" and lead the country through the Brexit negotiations starting in ten days' time. A BBC projection put the Tories on 43% overall, about six points up on David Cameron's result in 2015, and Labour on 40%, spectacularly outpolling Ed Miliband and Gordon Brown's results and even racking up more votes than Tony Blair did when he won power in 2005. Read More »

USA spy planes help Philippine troops quell siege

The cooperation between the longtime allies in the battle is significant because Duterte, who came to power a year ago, has taken a hostile stance towards Washington and has vowed to eject United States military trainers and advisers from his country. Read More »

Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says Macron


Another issue that weakened Russian-French ties was accusation against Russia over alleged attempts to interfere in French presidential election. Putin emphasised the need for closer cooperation between Russian Federation and France, two nuclear-armed permanent members of the UN Security Council. Read More »

A mix of pride and anger at LGBT rights marches across US


From Boston to Los Angeles and many cities in between, LGBTQ Pride Parades were happening on Saturday. Early on Monday, the owner of the shuttered Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, is set to open its doors in remembrance of victims of a mass shooting there on 12 June 2016, that killed 49 people. Read More »

Rafael Nadal Bags His 10th French Open Title

It's a moniker that is not worthy of his relentless dominance of Roland Garros . In the women's series, Martina Navratilova's 9 titles at WImbledon from 1978 to 1990 and Margaret Court's 11 grand slam titles in the Australian Open are the current records for the sport. Read More »

Secret Service Denies Having Trump-Comey Tapes

Comey . The Wall Street Journal reported that the Secret Service handled recordings for past presidents, including Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy. The request from the Journal sought recordings or transcripts of any recordings made after January 20 at the White House. " James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" If available, the tapes could either confirm or deny Comey's claim that Trump pressured him regarding ... Read More »

Taiwan breaks ties with Panama


A joint statement Monday evening says Panama and China are recognizing each other and establishing ambassador-level relations as of the same day. The Communist Party considers Taiwan a province and has criticized President Tsai Ing-wen's refusal to accept that both sides belong to "One China", its precondition for ties. Read More »

Former Panama President Martinelli arrested in Florida -US Marshals Service


In December 2015, Panama's high court issued a warrant for Martinelli's arrest on charges that he used public funds to spy on over 150 political opponents. District Court on Tuesday to face an extradition hearing, Puri said. The Panamanian government accused him of corruption and being involved in an alleged wire-tapping scheme. Read More »

Hamas: Cutting electricity to Gaza would be 'catastrophic'


The distress among the residents, who now receive electricity four hours a day, is liable to turn into violent protest, and the outcome could be action against Israel. "Let's not forget, this is Abu Mazen's decision", Israel's Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan told Army Radio Monday, referring to Abbas by his nickname. Read More »

Russia's Riot Police Detain Hundreds At Anti-Corruption Rally


Thousands are expected to protest against corruption, part of Mr Navalny's long-shot drive to unseat President Vladimir Putin next year by tapping into anger over what he says is official fraud. That is exactly what the government was trying to head off when it banned the protest from Moscow's city center. Navalny organized a huge protest in March after accusing Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of a corruption scheme that involved many high-ranking Russian politicians. Read More »

Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example


A federal judge ordered that victor remain held without bond after prosecutors argued during Thursday's three-hour hearing that she posed a flight risk and public danger, citing what they called "disturbing" comments found in her notebook. Authorities are looking at two laptops, a tablet and four cellphones seized from Winner's home as well as spiral-bound notebooks. She is being held in the Lincoln County Jail. Read More »

Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public - FOX10 News


Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify at a public hearing Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election. While several committee members, including Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) had voiced support for a public hearing, other members have complained that doing so will inevitably lead to a brick wall, where Sessions will say he can not discuss certain matters in public. Read More »

United Kingdom election result - all eyes on Northern Ireland as Brexit talks near


May called the general election three years earlier than required by law, with the aim of sweeping an even greater majority for her party before Brexit talks in just eight days to take the country out of the EU. With Theresa May under mounting internal pressure after her disastrous election result, on Saturday the government's chief whip flew to Belfast for talks with senior DUP figures in a bid to hastily tie down the details of an agreement which will give the Tories a Commons ... Read More »

Dennis Rodman headed to North Korea


This isn't the first time the former Detroit Pistons and Chicago Bulls star has visited North Korea. While there's no word yet on whether Rodman's visit has been sanctioned by the State Department, the Hall of Famer did compete on President Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice" in 2009 and 2013. Read More »

Garry Monk tells talkSPORT he didn't 'align' with Leeds United's new ownership


Recent reports have claimed a number of clubs are considering making a move for the ex-centre-back with Leeds United , who are without a boss after the resignation of Garry Monk , showing a keen interest. However, the former Swansea boss is delighted to take charge at the Riverside Stadium and believes the foundations are in place for a promotion push despite a disappointing season in the top flight previous year. Read More »

Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis


Mutlaq Al-Qahtani, a special adviser to Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, told AFP the decision to sever ties would not prove successful. "So far five planes carrying. vegetables have been sent to Qatar, each carrying around 90 tonnes of cargo, while another plane will be sent today", Iran Air spokesman Shahrokh Noushabadi said. Read More »

Clinton jokes covfefe 'a hidden message to the Russians'


Ellison, Minnesota Democrat, said on MSNBC. "I inherited nothing from the Democratic Party", she said. I mean, it was bankrupt . "I had to inject money into it to keep it going". She took to Twitter to fire back at Mr Trump. "By Americans", Clinton argued, according to the Daily Mail . Here are a few responses to Clinton's allegations. Read More »