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Venkaiah Naidu resigns as Union Minister

Venkaiah Naidu resigns as Union Minister All members of the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, including nominated members, form the electoral college for electing the Vice President. And for this goal, no one is better than Venkaiah Naidu- Information and Broadcasting Minister. Tracing his origins, Naidu said he was from a very ordinary, humble, agricultural background without any great family background. "I am now above party". [Full Article...]

Karnataka arranges a panel to design its own state flag

Karnataka arranges a panel to design its own state flag The move has been made ahead of the state Assembly polls next year. "Is there any provision in the Constitution which is prohibiting a state to have its own flag?" The move has come amid state-wide protests by pro-Kannada activists who have accused the BJP-led central government of imposing Hindi in the state. [Full Article...]

Parliament's Monsoon Session Starts Today: 10-Point Guide To Its Agenda

Parliament's Monsoon Session Starts Today: 10-Point Guide To Its Agenda It is expected that during the ongoing session, the Opposition party will raise a range of issues including, cow vigilantism, unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, and the India-China standoff in Dokalam. On Monday, the prime minister walked up to Opposition benches in the Lok Sabha before the start of proceedings and greeted Opposition leaders. Sixteen Bills are listed for introduction, consideration a... [Full Article...]

Two Israeli Police Officers Killed in Shooting in Jerusalem

Two Israeli Police Officers Killed in Shooting in Jerusalem Israel had temporarily closed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound after a terror attack on Friday, in which three Israeli Arab assailants were shot dead after killing two Israeli policemen in the area. Israel's emergency medical service, Magen David Adom, said two soldiers in their 20s were injured in the purported attack, whom were transferred to Shaare Zedek hospital in Jerusalem al-Quds for treatment. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo is Expecting his 4th Child

Cristiano Ronaldo is Expecting his 4th Child Cristiano has been dating his model girlfriend for almost a year, and it had been speculated that she was pregnant when photos of her holding her growing stomach surfaced on Instagram . "Yes, very", Ronaldo replied. "Everyone adores Georgina and are satisfied with this relationship". After Portugal failed to beat Chile in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup tournament, he wrote: "I was ... [Full Article...]

Republican push to repeal Obamacare collapses in US Senate

Republican push to repeal Obamacare collapses in US Senate President Donald Trump is blasting Democrats and "a few Republicans " over the failure of the Republican effort to write a new health care law. If Obamacare were repealed and not replaced, governors would not have the money to cover people who now have coverage under the Medicaid expansion so the result would be that they would have to throw millions off of their health insurance. [Full Article...]

Hastert Released from Prison After 13 Months

Hastert Released from Prison After 13 Months Hastert, 75, was sentenced to 15 months in prison past year, and reported to Rochester Federal Medical Center in Minnesota last June. During his supervised release, Hastert is forbidden from contacting his victims. During his sentencing in a Chicago court a year ago, Hastert admitted for the first time that he had sexually abused boys when he taught wrestling at Yorkville High School in a Chicag... [Full Article...]

Turkey: Amnesty director remains in jail ahead of trial

Turkey: Amnesty director remains in jail ahead of trial Colm O'Gorman, Executive Director of Amnesty International Ireland, said: "Turkish prosecutors have had 12 days to establish the obvious: that these ten activists are innocent". "This is a moment of truth, for Turkey and for the worldwide community", he added. Turkey's leader said this month the activists were detained on a tip-off they were working against the government, comparing them... [Full Article...]

Grandparents from travel ban countries now allowed into U.S.: state department

Grandparents from travel ban countries now allowed into U.S.: state department The Trump administration has requested the Hawaii order to the Supreme Court saying that Watson's interpretation of the Supreme Court's ruling on what family relationships qualify refugees and visitors from the six Muslim-majority nations to enter the United States "empties the court's choice of meaning, as it includes not simply "close" family members, but rather basically all family members"... [Full Article...]

41% of Americans want Trump impeached

41% of Americans want Trump impeached Fifty-four percent of Americans told Public Policy Polling they trust CNN more than Trump, while 39 percent said they trust the president more than the cable news network. Jared Kushner is moving closer to the eye of the storm surrounding President Trump and Russian Federation. Only 23 percent of respondents said Trump's tweets were refreshing while 36 percent agreed they were effective. [Full Article...]

Frontier Airlines adds Cleveland-to-Miami service starting in October

Frontier Airlines adds Cleveland-to-Miami service starting in October Tuesday's announcement is part of a national announcement where Frontier is bringing low fares to 21 new cities and 85 new routes, which will include 90 percent of the USA population. Tickets to Cincinnati, Orlando and San Jose will not be available until October. Mayor Hayward welcomed today's announcement and is looking forward to working with Frontier Airlines. [Full Article...]

Illinois Opportunity Project leader joins Rauner campaign push

Illinois Opportunity Project leader joins Rauner campaign push The Senate margin is veto proof, but the House total is well short of the 60 percent required for an override. The tour will include on-the-ground interviews with parents, students and community residents impacted by CPS' continuing underfunding of neighborhood public schools and the system's growing debt burden and chronic structural deficit. [Full Article...]

China says foreign diplomats 'shocked' over India's act

China says foreign diplomats 'shocked' over India's act China's armed forces have held a series of drills in Tibet involving tank training, mortar fire and missiles being launched not far from where Indian troops have been stationed. As the standoff between Indian and Chinese troops continues on the Sikkim border, Beijing's state-run Global Times on Tuesday claimed that New Delhi has "poisoned" the atmosphere for negotiations. [Full Article...]

Australian military expanding domestic terrorism aid

Australian military expanding domestic terrorism aid The military will also be allowed on the streets to support the wider police response, including blocking potential suspects from leaving the scene. And the military will offer to take a bigger role in training and assisting specialist police anti-terrorism units, such as the tactical response group in WA, to ensure they are prepared for attacks. [Full Article...]

Macron calls for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks at Holocaust service

Macron calls for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks at Holocaust service The French president pledged to fight anti-Semitism in France and urged an extensive investigation into a case involving a French Jewish woman, Lucy Sarah Halimi , who was murdered in April by a Parisian Muslim. "A core goal of USA policy in Syria is to ensure that no vacuum is created which Iran can fill". Their designs extend into southern Syria, Netanyahu asserted. [Full Article...]

Arizona flash flood: Deadly deluge hits Payson swimmers

Arizona flash flood: Deadly deluge hits Payson swimmers A severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Phoenix, Glendale, Surprise, Avondale, Goodyear, Buckeye, El Mirage, Paradise Vally, Tolleson, Youngtown, Waddell, Laveen, Cusion, Sun City and Litchfield Park expired at 10:45 p.m. The flooding happened during storm season. Officials said three bodies were recovered Saturday and six others were found Sunday. The rescued family members were rushed to a... [Full Article...]

One-off Test: Captain Graeme Cremer helps Zimbabwe restrict Sri Lanka

One-off Test: Captain Graeme Cremer helps Zimbabwe restrict Sri Lanka Upul Tharanga was accruing runs easily, allowing Dimuth Karunaratne , his opening partner, to take his time getting settled. The hosts still trail Zimbabwe by 279 runs. "If we can get another 100 runs that will give us a good chance to win this Test", Waller, whose side eye their first-ever Test win over Sri Lanka , added. [Full Article...]

Carolina Panthers Part Ways With Dave Gettleman

Carolina Panthers Part Ways With Dave Gettleman Gettleman had been the general manager of the Panthers since 2013. His resume includes being a part of three Super-Bowl-winning teams as part of seven team appearances with different organizations. Gettleman spent almost three decades in National Football League scouting departments before joining the Panthers' staff. The Panthers perhaps saw an opportunity to get a general manager like Jo... [Full Article...]

Bhimber Gali along LoC rattles with exchange of fire

Bhimber Gali along LoC rattles with exchange of fire In Islamabad , the director general of military operations, Maj Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza, accused Indian soldiers of attacking a Pakistani army vehicle, killing four soldiers. According to IANS report, the injured soldier belongs to 21 Sikh Regiment. This is the second ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Rajouri sector over the past 24 hours. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Don forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Don forms in the Atlantic A hurricane hunter aircraft is scheduled to investigate the area Monday if necessary. Tropical Storm Don has officially formed Monday, but forecasters predict it will be far from Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center . The National Hurricane Center forecasts that Invest 95L has a 50% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone by Wednesday. As of 5 a.m. HST (8 a.m. PDT) on Monday, J... [Full Article...]


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