Diane James resigns as head of UK Independence Party

There was no immediate response from the party to reports of the resignation. James' replacement may well be MEP Steven Woolfe , who had been the favorite to replace Farage but was barred from running under dubious circumstances when he submitted his application 17 minutes after the deadline. [Full Article...]

Bill Clinton treads carefully on health care after slip

The White House noted that Hillary Clinton supports improvements to the law. He did not respond to specific questions about Trump's recent suggestion that Hillary Clinton also was not "loyal" in her marriage. Republicans jumped at the opportunity to post clips of Clinton's comments online. At the White House, Obama spokesman Josh Earnest said it was not "exactly clear what argument" Bill Cli... [Full Article...]

Indian and Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir

Indian and Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir Meanwhile, Indian police said they were searching an Indian army camp that was attacked late Sunday by militants who fired grenades and guns, killing one soldier and wounding another. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday condemned the attack on an Army base in Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir , stating that his thoughts and prayers are with the soldiers defending the nation. [Full Article...]

WSB poll: Donald Trump holds narrow lead over Hillary Clinton in Georgia

WSB poll: Donald Trump holds narrow lead over Hillary Clinton in Georgia Reines, now a political consultant, began working with Clinton more than 10 years ago when she was a senator from NY. The flip-flop was a stunner since the Texan was booed lustily during a floor speech at his party's convention for urging Republicans to "vote your conscious" without naming Trump. [Full Article...]

Attacks in Iraqi capital kill at least 16 civilians

Attacks in Iraqi capital kill at least 16 civilians Another suicide attacker on foot blew himself up among residents of the eastern neighborhood of Mashtal as they were preparing for next week's Ashoura rituals, which commemorate the 7th century death of Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and an iconic Shiite martyr. [Full Article...]

India, Pakistan troops exchange fire at border in Kashmir

Sunday's attack came three days after the Indian army said it had destroyed "terrorist launching pads" used by militants with support from Pakistan. Pakistani and Indian troops exchanged fresh fire across the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday after Indian Border Security Force (BSF) provoked retaliation - following an overnight terrorist raid on an Indian army camp in which one soldier was killed.... [Full Article...]

Normandy church reopens after priest killed in IS attack

Normandy church reopens after priest killed in IS attack Usually the Vatican requires a five-year waiting period before such investigations can begin. Following a procession ceremony a special mass was held created to purify the alter where the 85-year-old was knifed to death. Another nun slipped away and raised the alarm, and police fatally shot both attackers as they left the church. The Christian weekly Famille Chretienne interviewed 87-year-ol... [Full Article...]

US suspends contacts with Russia on Syria

He said the U.S. will also withdraw personnel dispatched to take part in the creation of a U.S. -Russia joint implementation center that was to have coordinated military cooperation and intelligence had the cease-fire lasted. The center was never launched because the agreement had required that the cease-fire hold and aid deliveries must be allowed for at least seven days prior to the center's sta... [Full Article...]

Margot Robbie Loses It During Actress Roundtable SNL Sketch

Margot Robbie Loses It During Actress Roundtable SNL Sketch The Australian actress, 26, wore the same T-shirt when she took to the stage to host Saturday Night Live over the weekend. She reprised her role as Hillary Clinton and then switched teams to play Donald Trump's campaign manger Kellyanne Conway. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis urges US Catholics to pray before voting for president

Pope Francis urges US Catholics to pray before voting for president Gender theory is broadly the concept that while a person may be biologically male or female, they have the right to identify themselves as male, female, both or neither. "We must be attentive, not saying all are the same", he continued. He then joked: "Please don't write that the pope will sanctify transsexuals". It's moral problem. [Full Article...]

Federal government announces Canada-wide carbon pricing by 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced Canada-wide carbon pollution pricing as part of a national strategy to reduce emissions. To make sure the next 50 years are better than the last 50 years, we need to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and transition to a low-carbon economy that works for everyone-especially the middle class and those working hard to join it. [Full Article...]

Blasts in Syrian city of Hama kill 2, wound 12

Monday's announcement by the Fatah al-Sham Front, formerly known as the Nusra Front, came shortly after the Pentagon said the USA had targeted a prominent member of the group in Syria . Syrian and Russian warplanes have been blamed for a series of strikes that have damaged hospitals and clinics in rebel-held parts of the country. A suicide bomber killed at least 13 people when an explosive devi... [Full Article...]

Hungary votes on government's rejection of EU refugee quotas

Hungarians were widely expected to reject the E.U's authority, though the margin was surprising. "We like buying lamb from Syrian butchers at Easter", Orban said. Martin Schulz said in an interview published Sunday that Hungary would have to take in about 2,000 migrants under the quotas . "This referendum is an effort to mobilise fear and hatred", economist Tamas Bauer told AFP at a ral... [Full Article...]

India signs Rs 58000 crore Rafale deal with France

Sources said the "vanila price" (just the 36 aircraft) is about 3.42 billion Euros. However, during Modi's visit to France in April a year ago, India conveyed that it would like to acquire 36 Rafale jets in fly-away condition as quickly as possible in view of the IAF's critical operational necessity for the multi-role combat aircraft. [Full Article...]

Dimitri Payet scores wonder goal for West Ham United

The France global dropped a shoulder to turn past Antonio Barragan on the left touchline, jinked around Marten de Roon and then skipped past Calum Chambers and Ben Gibson. Bet365 make West Ham 21/20 favourites to win this one with Boro 5/1 outsiders. "We wanted to beat them". "Obviously it's been bad the last four or five weeks so we knew we had to stop conceding goals and a point is wha... [Full Article...]

Germany: Afghan gov't agrees to cooperate on deportations

About 210,000 asylum seekers came to the country this year so far, according to de Maiziere. "Nevertheless, the number is very high". About 70,000 of the 890,000 people who crossed into Germany previous year still aren't fully registered, according to the ministry, with some 50,000 who claimed asylum still not following up on their claim. [Full Article...]

Bangladesh beat Afghanistan to win ODI series 2-1

The victory in the third ODI was not assured until Bangladesh, who elected to bat first, got a commanding total for the first time in the series, which was otherwise dominated by Afghanistan . "A lot of important series are coming up", he explained. "I think that's a sign of improvement", he said. Batting first, Bangladesh set a target of 280 runs for the visitors although it was expected that ... [Full Article...]

Trump Lost $1B, May Have Ducked Taxes for 18 Years

Trump, in other words, made several very bad business decisions - at a time when the United States economy was otherwise doing fairly well - and those bad decisions came back to bite him in 1995, costing him almost a billion dollars. The documents were anonymously mailed to one of the newspaper's reporters. The real estate mogul's tax returns have become a central topic of debate in the pres... [Full Article...]

India not hungry for anyone's land: Prime Minister

Inaugurating the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India has never coveted any territory nor has it attacked a country but made sacrifices for the freedom of others. He said, in more than 150 countries there is a presence of Pravasi Bhartiyas and they are a huge strength. Connecting with the diaspora is essential. [Full Article...]

Philippine president apologizes to Jews for Hitler remark

The US Holocaust Museum in Washington describes the Holocaust as "the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of 6 million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators". "Words matter, especially when they are from leaders of sovereign nations, especially sovereign nations with whom we have long and valued relations with", spokesman Mark Toner told reporters. [Full Article...]

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