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Nadda re-elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

Nadda re-elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed As a result, Union Ministers Parshottam Rapala and Mansukh Mandavia of the BJP and former Union Minister Naranbhai Rathwa and lawyer Amiben Yagnik of the Congress are to be declared elected unopposed to the four Rajya Sabha seats falling vacant in April. [Full Article...]

Zuma to be prosecuted on 16 charges of corruption

Zuma to be prosecuted on 16 charges of corruption But the scandal never fully went away. The High Court had reinstated the charges in 2016 and the Supreme Court upheld the decision last year‚ rejecting an appeal by Zuma. Mmusi Maimane, warned ex- President Jacob Zuma to repay the $1.3 million of public money to avoid going to jail. In 2005 Mr Zuma's former financial adviser Schabir Shaik was convicted for facilitating bribes over the contra... [Full Article...]

'Islam doesn't belong to Germany'

'Islam doesn't belong to Germany' Seehofer's comments also depict the Bavarian politician's intent to steer his Bavaria-based Christian Social Union (CSU) and the new German government into a more conservative direction and win back voters who switched to the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD). [Full Article...]

What Is North Korea's Foreign Minister Doing in Sweden?

What Is North Korea's Foreign Minister Doing in Sweden? North Korea's foreign minister is visiting Sweden, a move that can be seen as a first step toward the Scandinavian country hosting a meeting between U.S. Moon and Kim have agreed to hold their first meeting in late April at Peace House, a South Korean building in the truce village of Panmunjom that straddles the two Koreas. [Full Article...]

Queen Elizabeth gives Prince Harry her formal consent to marry Meghan Markle

Queen Elizabeth gives Prince Harry her formal consent to marry Meghan Markle Also, it doesn't contain SPF - which means there is no ghostly flashback if you are being photographed - which is great for both Meghan and Kim, who are used to being snapped in public. Meghan now holds a full driver's licence to drive in Canada and the United States, but as UK roads are different - with cars driving on the left hand side of the road, as opposed to the right - her current licen... [Full Article...]

Robert Mueller Subpoenas Trump Business For Russia, Other Documents

Robert Mueller Subpoenas Trump Business For Russia, Other Documents The S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Thursday in choppy trade as strong jobs and manufacturing data was balanced by the Times report on Mueller's subpoena. But the context of this week suggests Trump may well be in a firing mood. House Republicans on the Intelligence Committee wrapped up their year-long investigation of the 2016 election on Monday, agreeing with the intelligence community's... [Full Article...]

Russia Will Expel British Diplomats In Poisoning Standoff

Russia Will Expel British Diplomats In Poisoning Standoff Britain said it was not enough though, and in 2016, a judge-led inquiry concluded that Putin had probably approved Litvinenko's murder, something Moscow denies. Downing Street called the attack "an unlawful use of force' by the Russians against the U.K". Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said in a newspaper column that politicians must not "rush way ahead of the evidence being gathered by the po... [Full Article...]

Surveillance Footage From Parkland High School Shows Police Standing Outside During Shooting

Surveillance Footage From Parkland High School Shows Police Standing Outside During Shooting He was arrested an hour later about a mile from the school. Peterson, who has since resigned from BSO, was the school resource officer criticized by the department for staying outside while students were slaughtered inside the school. "By not telling the [officers that] shots were fired from the building, he made it sound like the shooter was out of the school", former Coral Springs Police Offic... [Full Article...]

New York Rep. Louise Slaughter, Oldest Member of Congress, Dies at 88

New York Rep. Louise Slaughter, Oldest Member of Congress, Dies at 88 She was one of only 67 Members of Congress to vote against the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act in 1996, earned a ideal 100 score on HRC's most recent Congressional Scorecard, and spoke out strongly against Donald Trump's attempts to implement a transgender military ban. [Full Article...]

Hope for survivors fades in rubble of Florida bridge collapse

Hope for survivors fades in rubble of Florida bridge collapse Miami-Dade police Director Juan Perez said they are working to remove them quickly, but are trying to be as careful as possible. Alvaro Zabaleta on Friday. It was built using a method called "accelerated bridge construction" to avoid traffic disruption. Figg is responsible for the Sunshine Skyway Bridge across Tampa Bay. [Full Article...]

Kashmir: Gunfight erupts after militants fire at BJP leader's security officer

Kashmir: Gunfight erupts after militants fire at BJP leader's security officer He added that the police personnel accompanying Khan foiled the attempt, during which Ahmad received a bullet injury. State spokesperson of BJP Altaf Thakur said that Khan was sacked at by a couple of militants, but he escaped unhurt. He's said to be in a stable condition in hospital. "Security forces, following leads (about presence of terrorist s), cordoned a cluster of houses at Balhama. [Full Article...]

3 men charged in Minnesota mosque bombing

3 men charged in Minnesota mosque bombing Tuesday morning, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents arrested four rural east central IL men on a criminal complaint that charges them with possession of a machine gun. In January, a second informant told authorities that the three men had carried out the mosque bombing and the failed clinic bombing, according to a complaint. [Full Article...]

US Hits Russia With Sanctions Over Cyber Attacks

US Hits Russia With Sanctions Over Cyber Attacks Yevgeny Prigozhin said he has no business in the US and will not be affected. The sanctions and support for Britain represent another plunge in US-Russian relations, despite Mr Trump's stated desire for improved ties. A Treasury Department statement says the nerve agent attack "demonstrates the reckless and irresponsible conduct" of the Russian government. Mueller is investigating Russian in... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia prince says will develop nuclear bomb if Iran does

Saudi Arabia prince says will develop nuclear bomb if Iran does According to NBC , the crown prince provided his father with several reasons why he could not see his mother. Both the countries also have their conflict in issues relating to Yemen, Syria, and Iraq. Its army is not among the top five armies in the Muslim world. His comments on Iran also suggested that he would seek further cooperation with the USA in combating Iranian influence in West Asia,... [Full Article...]

Streamer 'Ninja' & Drake Rack Up 600k Viewers During Fortnite Session

Streamer 'Ninja' & Drake Rack Up 600k Viewers During Fortnite Session But the rest of you might need an explainer. A month! Not bad for playing video games and having blue hair. Watch as Twitch Streamer Ninja uses a grenade to set up an awesome and hilarious takedown on a foe! Celebs playing video games and recording themselves is a huge phenomenon. [Full Article...]

Austin package bomb victim's next door neighbor reacts after blast

Austin package bomb victim's next door neighbor reacts after blast That was about 12 miles (20 kilometers) south of the home where the March 2 package bombing occurred. Still unknown is what connection - if any - the two families had to a third household where another package bomb exploded Monday, wounding a 75-year-old Hispanic woman who remains hospitalized in critical condition but has not yet been identified. [Full Article...]

Kudlow to become Trump's next top economic adviser

Kudlow to become Trump's next top economic adviser Peter Navarro, Trump's top trade adviser and a fervent proponent of the President's tariffs, was seen as the force behind Cohn's eventual departure. Kudlow, who served as Trumps informal economic adviser during the 2016 campaign, is a well-known conservative voice. [Full Article...]

North American cities included in United 2026 World Cup bid

North American cities included in United 2026 World Cup bid See a list of all the proposed host cities at the bottom of this story. A final list of 16 cities - likely the three each in Mexico and Canada, leaving only 10 in the United States - will be finalized in 2021, the bid's executive director, John Kristick, said. [Full Article...]

Brazilian Activists Demand Justice After Assassination of Rising Councilwoman Marielle Franco

Brazilian Activists Demand Justice After Assassination of Rising Councilwoman Marielle Franco A police official told The Associated Press that the 38-year-old Franco appeared to have been targeted by perpetrators who knew exactly where she would be sitting in a vehicle with tinted windows. Franco was born and raised in one of Rio's impoverished communities, where she became an activist. The attack on Franco, coming despite army intervention last month to control Rio's soaring crime rat... [Full Article...]

Irish Politicians are outraged with Varadkar's story of how he helped Trump

Irish Politicians are outraged with Varadkar's story of how he helped Trump After noting a number of famous Irish Americans, Trump said: "Whenever there's a problem, you call, we'll solve it". Many of those without legal permission overstayed a visitors' visa and now work and have families in the country. The White House administration continuously mentioned the commonalities between the two nations - namely the many prominent Irish-Americans involved in politics in the... [Full Article...]


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