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Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami orders judicial inquiry into Jayalalithaa's death

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami orders judicial inquiry into Jayalalithaa's death She fell ill suddenly and died. Her hospitalisation was shrouded in secrecy, with few medical bulletins issued to the public on the state of Jayalalithaa's health. Regarding the inquiry, he told PTI they had demanded a CBI probe, though it was the chief minister's view to have a Commission of Inquiry. Only demands that needs to be fulfilled to allow the merger is Sasikala's family's expuls... [Full Article...]

Aussie Minister's heated reaction to Labour's citizenship involvement understandable - PM

Aussie Minister's heated reaction to Labour's citizenship involvement understandable - PM So ah, the news of Barnaby Joyce's New Zealand citizenship has finally reached Amber Heard and hoo boy she's gone to fuckin' town on him this morning on her Twitter . They had been smuggled in, contravening Australia's biosecurity laws. Liberal frontbencher Michael Sukkar said it was a "serious" issue if an Australian political party was working to undermine the government. [Full Article...]

Situation remains grim in flood-hit Assam, Bihar, West Bengal, Meghalaya

Situation remains grim in flood-hit Assam, Bihar, West Bengal, Meghalaya The death toll due to floods in Bihar has mounted to 72, as 73.44 lakh people across 14 districts have been hit by inundation. According to the ASDMA , about 26 lakh animals have been affected in the second phase of one of the worst floods in Assam . [Full Article...]

Daniel Craig confirms he's playing James Bond again

Daniel Craig confirms he's playing James Bond again Craig (49) was met with rapturous applause as he replied "yes" when the U.S. presenter asked if he will play Bond again . Sure, he saves the world every few years, but more than any other Bond actor, you truly get the sense watching Craig that James Bond is a damaged, lonely guy. [Full Article...]

Pauline Hanson's Burqa Stunt Slammed In The Senate

Pauline Hanson's Burqa Stunt Slammed In The Senate But if a woman is wearing a burqa because her husband or some imam says she has to in order to stop other men leering at her, I'm against it. A good place to start is on one of her Facebook fan pages, Pauline Hanson's One Nation . SENATOR PARRY: Thank you. A burqa is a religious garment worn by some Muslim women. "In the United Kingdom they are now debating whether a patient in a pub... [Full Article...]

Trump calls Graham statement 'disgusting lie'

Trump calls Graham statement 'disgusting lie' Heyer. Such a disgusting lie", Trump wrote . "He just can't forget his election trouncing.The people of SC will remember!" "The people of SC will remember". President, like most i seek to move our nation, my state, and our party forward - toward the light - not back to the darkness". Trump said in an interview this week he was considering pardoning Arpaio, who was one of the speakers at last ye... [Full Article...]

Malala Yousafzai is coming to Oxford University

Malala Yousafzai is coming to Oxford University The 20-year-old tweeted the good news today, as she and thousands of other young Britons received the results of their A-Levels, the British answer to the HSC/VCE/etc, etc. Her offer is from Lady Margaret Hall, one of the 38 separate colleges that make up the University of Oxford . It's official: Malala Yousafzai is going to Oxford. [Full Article...]

US forecaster says 40 percent chance of cyclone east of Lesser Antilles

US forecaster says 40 percent chance of cyclone east of Lesser Antilles Friday will be mostly cloudy with some heavy blustery showers in the afternoon and evening, as well as fresh gusty west winds. On Aug. 9, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration updates its hurricane season predictions , noting the season will be more active than initially realized. [Full Article...]

White Nationalist Christopher Cantwell Fights Back Tears At Prospect Of Arrest

Facebook has also removed at least eight pages connected to the white nationalist movement over what Budhraja says were violations on the company's polices on hate speech and organizations. When he and Reeve sit down to talk, Cantwell beams as he tells her how hard it's going to be to "top" the weekend in Charlottesville at future alt-right gatherings. [Full Article...]

China regains spot as largest foreign United States creditor

China regains spot as largest foreign United States creditor Thomas Simons, a senior economist at Jefferies LLC in NY, said to Bloomberg that China's holdings may continue to increase in the coming months, given strong trade flows between United States and China boosting more treasury demand. The Treasury Department has ranked China as the biggest foreign creditor to the USA for the overwhelming majority of the past nine years. Whatever the reason, with the... [Full Article...]

Woman Shows Injuries Mugabe's Wife Allegedly Inflicted On Daughter

Woman Shows Injuries Mugabe's Wife Allegedly Inflicted On Daughter On Tuesday she should have appeared at a Johannesburg police station and, because she was in the country as an ordinary citizen, she could not claim diplomatic immunity. Some Zimbabwean government sources said Mugabe could use the trip to try and help wife Grace and kids, Robert Jr and Bellarmine Chatunga. But it is unclear whether Mr and Mrs Mugabe - known for their uncompromising nature - wi... [Full Article...]

Confrontation with North Korea not imminent

Confrontation with North Korea not imminent The American people should know that this administration is doing everything with its power. He added: "The reaction in North Korea that we are intending to get is an understanding that America is no longer going to have the strategic patience that it's had that has permitted him to continue to develop his weapons programme". [Full Article...]

U.S. designates Pakistan based Hizbul Mujahideen as Terrorist Organisation

U.S. designates Pakistan based Hizbul Mujahideen as Terrorist Organisation This comes at the time when India has been trying all its best to make Pakistan agree that they nurture terrorists in their own backyard which has been vehemently denied by Pakistan, always. This move suggests the United States' willingness to act against the anti-Indian terrorist groups in Pakistan and the Pak-occupied Kashmir . It said the group has claimed responsibility for several attacks, i... [Full Article...]

NIA widens net in Kashmir terror money trail

NIA widens net in Kashmir terror money trail NIA had conducted searches on Wednesday at multiple locations in Srinagar , Handwara , Kupwara and Baramulla belonging to the relatives and employees of Mr. "Instead of surrendering the cancelled passport to the authorities, he travelled overseas on cancelled/invalid passport on March 21 a year ago in violation of the law and again when he tried to do so, his invalid passport was seized a... [Full Article...]

HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in Portsmouth

HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in Portsmouth Britain's biggest warship. The ship is now undergoing sea trials . It was scheduled to be fully operational by 2020 but that date may now be as late as 2026, Britain's National Audit Office said earlier this year, because of technical difficulties. [Full Article...]

Shahrukh Khan visits Legendary actor Dilip Kumar at his home (See pics)

Shahrukh Khan visits Legendary actor Dilip Kumar at his home (See pics) Sharing that Dilip Kumar is no less than a father figure for him, Shah Rukh said, Even words like "icon" are very less for him. Also, the actor updated the fans of Dilip Kumar about his health as she tweeted, "2/ @ iamsrk visited Sahab this evening". [Full Article...]

USA decries ISIS 'genocide' of Christians

USA decries ISIS 'genocide' of Christians In Saudi Arabia , "the government does not recognize the right of non-Muslims to practice their religion in public, and applied criminal penalties, including prison sentences, lashings and fines for apostasy, atheism, blasphemy and insulting the state's interpretation of Islam", Tillerson said. [Full Article...]

Trump to Roll Back Obama's Flood Standards for Infrastructure

Trump to Roll Back Obama's Flood Standards for Infrastructure The Obama-era standard required that builders factor in scientific projections for how climate change could affect flooding in a certain area and ensure projects can withstand rising sea levels and stronger downpours. "There's obviously legitimate things to be done to speed up infrastructure, but saying that we're not going to pay attention to flood risks is not the way to do it", Lehrer said. [Full Article...]

Philippine drug war sees 'bloodiest night' of deaths

Philippine drug war sees 'bloodiest night' of deaths A thorough investigation will be conducted on the anti-drug operations in Bulacan province that left dozens of drug suspects dead and arrested, MalacaƱang said Wednesday. He won a landslide victory in presidential elections a year ago after promising an unprecedented war on drugs in which tens of thousands of people would be killed. [Full Article...]

Over hundred killed in Sierra Leone mudslide

Over hundred killed in Sierra Leone mudslide Addressing the media in the Regent hilltop community of Freetown , one of the areas hit hardest by a mudslide that has destroyed homes, Koroma fought back tears as he said the devastation "was overwhelming us". A high volume of bodies continue to be recovered from underneath the rubble, with the death toll expected to rise. The mudslides in Freetown have been described as the worst natural di... [Full Article...]


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