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Global Shun Partisan Stance, CPI-M tells UP CM — Saharanpur Clashes
Author: 0 Shun Partisan Stance, CPI-M tells UP CM — Saharanpur Clashes

The CPI-M demanded firm action against all those involved in the atrocities against Dalits . Adequate compensation must be paid to those who have suffered losses. Questions are also being raised on why Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has not visited Saharanpur so far. "We don't believe in instigating violence".

Global Metro mayors rally around Manchester after terror attack
Author: 0 Metro mayors rally around Manchester after terror attack

LEADERS of all political parties at Cheshire East Council have come together in solidarity today to share a message to residents after a terrorist attack in Manchester which has killed 22 people . The former health secretary thanked the hundreds of emergency services personnel who worked through the night in the most "difficult circumstances imaginable", and those who had offered their support from other cities and countries.

Global Second Ebola case in Congo confirmed
Author: 0 Second Ebola case in Congo confirmed

The team included epidemiologists, biologists and specialists in the areas of social mobilization, risk communication, community engagement and water, hygiene and sanitation, said Dr. In the last outbreak in DR Congo was in 2014; more than 40 people died. The epicenter of the epidemic is the Nambwa Health Area, around 130km from Buta, capital of the Bas-Uele province, which shares the border with the Central African Republic.

Global Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing
Author: 0 Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY said on NBC's " Meet the Press " on Sunday that the choice should be "certainly somebody not of a partisan background, certainly somebody of great experience and certainly somebody of courage". The next director will immediately be confronted with oversight of an FBI investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, an inquiry the bureau's acting head, Andrew McCabe, has called "highly significant".

Author: 0 Comey to testify on role in FBI's Russian Federation inquiry

The New York Times , citing officials familiar with an internal White House summary of the meeting, reported that Trump referred to Comey as a "nut job" and said his removal would relieve "great pressure" coming from the agency's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Global Trump knew Flynn was under investigation before he was hired as advisor
Author: 0 Trump knew Flynn was under investigation before he was hired as advisor

Six of the contacts include phone calls between Russia's ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak , and Trump's advisors, which included Flynn. Flynn far earlier than has been previously reported . Amid growing calls for impeachment proceedings to begin against US President Donald Trump, the allegations against him and his election campaign team just keeping coming .

Global Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner allowed to fly with president on Shabbat
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner allowed to fly with president on Shabbat

Kushner reportedly shepherded the deal through personally, including making a personal phone call to Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson asking if she could cut the price, the New York Times reported . The Bethesda, Maryland-based defense company is the only one to manufacture THAAD, which was also deployed in South Korea to counter nuclear threats from North Korea.

Author: 0 Chinese military planes intercept US aircraft

According to the USA official, the two Chinese fighters came within 150 feet of the American plane. She highlighted that the plane was on a routine mission at the time of the incident and was operating as per the worldwide law. We will remind, earlier it became known that on may 14 North Korea has carried out another test launch of a ballistic missile a few days after the inauguration of the new President in South Korea.

Author: 0 Senator says Flynn hasn't responded to subpoena

In addition to Flynn, the committee is also zeroing on former Trump camaign aide Carter Page, who has also expressed an unwillingness to cooperate. Republican Sen. The U.S. has rebuffed those calls. Flynn's attorney Robert Kelner did not respond to phone messages and emails seeking comment. On April 1, the Senate panel turned down the offer, according to NBC News .

Author: 0 Basquiat painting fetches record $110.5M at New York auction

Basquiat's 1982 painting was sold to Japanese e-commerce mogul Yusaku Maezawa , who called himself "a lucky man" in a Twitter post after the Sotheby's auction . "It's a great masterpiece at $98 million", he said to laughter in the room. It was valued before the sale at more than US$60 million. Sotheby's also sold Roy Lichtenstein's " Nude Sunbathing " for $24 million Thursday and broke records for Keith Haring, Blinky Palermo, Mira Schendel, Wolfgang Tillmans, Jonas Wood and Takeo ...

Global Russia's Victory Day parade marred by thick clouds
Author: 0 Russia's Victory Day parade marred by thick clouds

Russian President Vladimir Putin showed off ballistic missiles, armored tanks and new aircraft systems at a World War II commemorative parade in Moscow on Tuesday. Tuesday's parade was the first time Russian Federation had showcased its Tor-M and Pantsir SA air defence systems, painted in the white and black colours of the country's Arctic forces.

Global Venezuelan leader to Trump:
Author: 0 Venezuelan leader to Trump: "'Get your pig hands out of here"

She said the order was one more example of US attempts to destabilize Venezuela's government, adding that Maduro strongly backs the Supreme Court magistrates who are "victims of USA imperial power". There was no immediate reaction from the Maduro government, but in the past it has disputed that the country's justice system is politicized. A ruling by the court in late March stripping the opposition-controlled assembly of its remaining powers ignited a deadly wave of unrest.

Global China ready to normalise ties with S.Korea: Xi
Author: 0 China ready to normalise ties with S.Korea: Xi

South Korea's foreign ministry said on Thursday preparations have begun for a summit meeting with the United States slated for late June, as both countries aim to strengthen ties in the face of North Korea's weapons development. Chinese-South Korean relations deteriorated after Seoul approved the positioning of the system. "The Chinese side requested us to not avoid the THAAD issue but address it directly", Lee said.

Global Haryana board (BSEH) Class 10 results will not be declared on Saturday
Author: 0 Haryana board (BSEH) Class 10 results will not be declared on Saturday

Haryana Board of School Education (HBSE) will declare the Class 10 or secondary examination results on May 20 in its official website. Earlier this week, HBSE 12th result was declared on 18th May afternoon. According to PTI, a total of 73.44 per cent girl students qualified for higher education as compared to 57.58 per cent boys, a spokesman of the Board said.

Author: 0 AT&T workers on strike across the country

The major issues on the table CWA members are hoping can be negotiated range from increasing pay to cover rising healthcare costs, to sick day policies, and job security. All told, the CWA represents more than 100,000 workers across the country at AT&T . Dara Kheang says that since he started as a sales associate at AT&T's Portland store 9 years ago, his effective pay has dropped by more than $5,000.

Global Pemberton Music Festival Cancels 2017 Event
Author: 0 Pemberton Music Festival Cancels 2017 Event

In written responses to a dozen questions, the former directors confirmed that the decision to cancel the festival was made Wednesday at 7:45 p.m. The concert was suppose to run from July 13th to 16th; featured headliners included Chance the Rapper, Muse , A Tribe Called Quest, and Tegan & Sara.

Global UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian national
Author: 0 UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian national

It wants the ICJ to decide whether Pakistan has broken the convention and worldwide human rights law. The International Court of Justice instructed Pakistan to take all "necessary measures at its disposal" to ensure that Jadhav was not executed pending a final decision by it.

Global French ex-PM Valls wants to join Macron's movement
Author: 0 French ex-PM Valls wants to join Macron's movement

However, Le Pen called on all patriots "to join us" in constituting a "new political force" during the upcoming legislative elections. The EU nations expressed relief that France had proven not to be the next domino to fall after Britain's Brexit vote.

Global Gay rights supporters demonstrate in Russia's St. Petersburg
Author: 0 Gay rights supporters demonstrate in Russia's St. Petersburg

In April , another report came out that claimed that gay men in Chechnya were allegedly being killed or sent to makeshift prisons. Spokesperson Svetlana Zakharova told BuzzFeed News that so far they have been unable to secure any of the 40 men a United States visa so they can get them to safety.

Global Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security
Author: 0 Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security

The position of assistant secretary does not require Senate confirmation. "I'm both honored and humbled to be appointed to this position", he said during the interview with WISN Milwaukee. Since the inauguration, the sheriff has drawn protests in Milwaukee for taking steps to allow corrections officers to conduct immigration enforcement in his jails.

Author: 0 Barack Obama on Donald Trump: "He's Nothing But a Bullsh-ter".

That's one of the things I would say, you know... On top of the birtherism, Trump also routinely hurled insults at Obama on Twitter prior to winning the presidency, frequently calling him "stupid," "arrogant", and "an incompetent fool".

Author: 0 Lawmakers demand swift action for Turkish Embassy violence

The decision is meant to accelerate the operation to recapture the key Islamic State group stronghold of Raqqa. In a statement, the Turkish Embassy blamed the violence on the demonstrators, saying they were "aggressively provoking Turkish-American citizens who had peacefully assembled to greet the President".

Global Ex-Liverpool striker Kuyt announces retirement
Author: 0 Ex-Liverpool striker Kuyt announces retirement

Kuyt, 36, rounded off his career in fantastic fashion, scoring a hat-trick in a 3-1 over Heracles to pip Ajax to the Eredivisie title in the final fixture of Holland's top flight. After winning the title last week Kuyt's comments were praised by many saying it highlighted the Dutch man's great attitude towards the game. His only trophy with Liverpool came in 2012 when Kenny Dalglish's side won the League Cup.

Global Syrian Democratic Forces close in on ISIL in Raqqa
Author: 0 Syrian Democratic Forces close in on ISIL in Raqqa

Trump has gone out of his way to foster a good relationship with Erdogan. They are not happy with the present situation either. Fed up with what he saw as the Obama administration's wishy-washy Syria policy, its unwise alliance with Kurdish "terrorists" and its failure to understand the need for some of his authoritarian policies, Erdogan envisioned a new dawn in U.S.

Global Over US$1.4 Billion Needed for South Sudan Refugees in 2017
Author: 0 Over US$1.4 Billion Needed for South Sudan Refugees in 2017

The UNHCR refugee agency and the WFP presented an updated response plan to the crisis in appealing for almost double the $781 million they had previously said they needed. "Weapons continue to flow into South Sudan from diverse sources, often with the coordination of neighboring countries", said the report by a panel of experts.

Author: 0 Pope nixes Medjugorje visions but says shrine has benefits

The apparitions continued once a month until October 13, 1917, and later were declared worthy of belief by the Catholic Church. The canonisation of Jacinta and Francisco Marto was the high point of the celebrations of the centenary of the apparitions in Cova da Iria and took place at the start of Mass that the Pope celebrated at an alter in the shrine.

Author: 0 Triple talaq is worst form of marriage dissolution, says India's top court

The hearing holds importance as the Allahabad High Court in its verdict pronounced in the last week of April, had held the practice of triple talaq as unilateral and bad in law. The bench was then informed that countries like Pakistan, Afghanistan, Morocco and Saudi Arabia do not allow triple talaq as a form to dissolve marriages.

Author: 0 Turkish Prez Recep Tayyip Erdogan to meet Trump on May 16

They up-armor the vehicles with steel plating so that small arms can not stop them. or they use US-made armored vehicles looted in 2014-15 from the storehouses of the then-defeated Iraqi army at Mosul. But this is not about money for us; we will continue with our end of the agreement". If there's any improvement in U.S. The Kurds of Afrin are also locked in a struggle with the Sunni Arab fundamentalists and so have a tacit alliance with Assad (though they are at odds with Damascus in some ...

Author: 0 Kurdish-led forces say they will advance on IS capital

Felat spoke at a press conference in Tabqa, which the SDF captured from IS on Wednesday along with its nearby dam. The SDF have also captured a major airbase near Tabqa, some 50 km (30 miles) west of Raqqa, in the latest phase of their operation against IS.

Global Kremlin sees no risk in intercepting U.S. planes
Author: 0 Kremlin sees no risk in intercepting U.S. planes

News reported that the Su-27 approached the P-8A when it was "conducting routine operations in global airspace", said Capt. Pamela Kunze, a spokeswoman for U.S. Army unloaded dozens of tanks and hundreds of soldiers in a nearby Romanian port along the Black Sea. United States officials treated the incident as routine as well, describing it as " unproblematic " and saying that around 60 incidents have occurred since 2007.

Global Arkansas Expands Gun-Carry Rights in Public Establishments
Author: 0 Arkansas Expands Gun-Carry Rights in Public Establishments

The law goes into effect Sep. This raised the possibility that fans would be able to bring guns into college football and basketball games at the University of Arkansas. "A bad guy could get a gun into Razorback Stadium now", Hutchinson said. "Sometimes people have a little bit to drink before they go to the game", he said.

Global Sanders: 'I'm Going to Introduce a Medicare-for-All, Single-Payer Program'
Author: 0 Sanders: 'I'm Going to Introduce a Medicare-for-All, Single-Payer Program'

The Religious Action Center, the Reform movement's policy wing, called for expanding health care coverage in response to the news. Sanders reiterated his plan on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday, telling anchor Dana Bash: "Ideally, where we should be going is to join the rest of the industrialized the world and guarantee healthcare to all people as a right".

Author: 0 Paris Orly Airport Attacker Said he Wanted 'to Die for Allah'

An airport CCTV screen images shows a man on the ground inside Orly Sud terminal following a shooting incident at Orly Airport near Paris, France March 18, 2017. Belgacem then threatened people in a bar before stealing a auto at gunpoint and driving to the airport. "Given the violence that is shown in the (CCTV) pictures.

Author: 0 Trump Administration Approves Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline

Gulf Coast refineries, was rejected by the Obama administration past year after a decade of protest by climate activists, land owners and Native Americans. refineries" and strongly urged the individual states involved to approve the pipeline. "This fight is not over, it is just beginning". The company already has acquired the steel, much of it from Canada and Mexico, and the White House has acknowledged it's too hard to impose conditions on a pipeline already under construction.

Author: 0 France's Le Pen Calls For Anti-Terrorism Intelligence Sharing With Moscow

France is paying a great price because of terrorism. Le Pen has countered by saying that "if any English or American bank would offer money I would gladly accept it". Deputy director of the Institute of Political Studies, Daria Grevtsova , in turn, noted that Marin Le Pen has a good chance of winning the elections.

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