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Vice President Pence gives commencement speech at Notre Dame, dozens walk out

Vice President Pence gives commencement speech at Notre Dame, dozens walk out Notre Dame human rights group We StaND For organized the walkout to protest the vice president's policies on immigration and LGBTQI rights. "All of these policies have marginalized our vulnerable sisters and brothers for their religion, skin color and sexual orientation". [Full Article...]

Rouhani says Iran ready to promote relations with the world

After his victory Saturday, he said after invoking the name of God: "With more than 41 million of your votes, you have pulled out the history of our country away from inertia and doubt". Because Iran's two-term presidents are often lame ducks, it's not uncommon for the political system they operate in - especially the portions subject to election - to turn its attention to the next election and un... [Full Article...]

China urges North Korea not to violate UN resolutions

China urges North Korea not to violate UN resolutions Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Monday during a regular news briefing that Beijing holds a clear and consistent position on the North's missile activities. U.S. President Donald Trump has said he wants South Korea to pay for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system which detected Sunday's test launch. [Full Article...]

Sukhoi with 2 pilots on board goes missing near Tezpur in Assam

Sukhoi with 2 pilots on board goes missing near Tezpur in Assam More details are awaited. Search operations are on, however, the Indian Air Force has a chequered history when it comes to crashes in Arunachal Pradesh. India and Russia had in March signed two agreements for long-term maintenance and technical support for Russian-made Su-30MKI fighter jets of the Indian Air Force. [Full Article...]

Trump asked 2 intel chiefs to deny Russia collusion

Trump's requests to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers came after then-FBI Director James Comey publicly revealed before the House intelligence committee on March 20 that the FBI had an investigation into collusion to influence the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Caught on mic: Netanyahus gush about Trumps and curse a common enemy

Caught on mic: Netanyahus gush about Trumps and curse a common enemy The U.S. considers the status of Jerusalem unresolved and subject to negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. "Every challenge creates opportunity", Rivlin responded. While the election of President Donald Trump represented a setback to political correctness, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's interview on. Your visit is a symbol of the unbreakable bond between Israel and America. [Full Article...]

Liverpool names strong squad for Sydney FC friendly

Liverpool names strong squad for Sydney FC friendly But skipper Jordan Henderson remains in England to continue his recovery from a foot injury while Emre Can and Philippe Coutinho have not been included due to forthcoming global commitments. "So come pre-season, I should be OK". Despite Coutinho not being named, Liverpool has announced a near full strength squad including captain James Milner, Joel Matip, Roberto Firmino, Adam Lallana an... [Full Article...]

Unbowed Le Pen looks to parliamentary votes

Unbowed Le Pen looks to parliamentary votes Le Pen herself struggled in the final weeks of her campaign when she needed to bring her political experience to bear against the untested Macron, running in his first election of any kind. He will have to take on or work around the country's established parties in June's legislative elections. Macron's year-old political movement plans to field candidates for all the seats. [Full Article...]

Man set afire during Venezuela protest as death toll rises

Man set afire during Venezuela protest as death toll rises For nearly two months, Venezuela has been experiencing a wave of popular protests against the Maduro government that, aside from the 47 deaths, have resulted in hundreds of people injured and arrested. Later, Maduro denounced the "fascist aggression" of the opposition, adding at the Caracas Metro, where he was spending part of the day working as a driver, that the Attorney General's Office, the ... [Full Article...]

President Trump calls France's Emmanuel Macron to congratulate him on election win

President Trump calls France's Emmanuel Macron to congratulate him on election win If another party wins a majority, Macron could be pressured to choose a prime minister from that party. This was nearly double of what her more rabid father Jean-Marie won in 2002, the last time a far-right candidate made it to the runoff. She had threatened a "Brexit" if she won. Merkel said on Monday that Franco-German cooperation was a "cornerstone" of German foreign policy, adding that Ger... [Full Article...]

AAP MLA Alka Lamba's photo-op in Chandni Chowk, hampers relief operations

AAP MLA Alka Lamba's photo-op in Chandni Chowk, hampers relief operations What a shameless party this AAP is. Meanwhile, Alka Lamba clarified for her behaviour and blamed Bharatiya Janata Party of doing politics. This drama by Lamba delayed the fire relief operation. A special fire brigade was called to help Lamba get down from the crane. The reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained. The police have launched an investigation into the matter. [Full Article...]

Congress, AAP win bypolls to two municipal wards in Delhi

Congress, AAP win bypolls to two municipal wards in Delhi While the Sarai Pipal Thala ward has been created after delimitation in January 2017. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's beleaguered Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress have split apiece the two Delhi municipality wards for which by-elections were held this weekend. [Full Article...]

Theresa May: There will be no place for Scotland at Brexit talks

Theresa May: There will be no place for Scotland at Brexit talks Speaking ahead of the launch, SNP Depute Leader Angus Robertson, candidate for Moray, said: "Now more than ever it is vital that we have a strong group of SNP MPs who can stand up for Scotland, but also represent progressive values across the UK". [Full Article...]

Homes of India's ex-finance minister, son searched in probe

Homes of India's ex-finance minister, son searched in probe The government wants to silence my voice. The FIPB approvals were given because it suited his son for getting a bribe. "If somebody has done any wrong, it will come out in the investigation", the secretary said. The case - registered under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) in 2010 - involves foreign investment by three Mauritius-based companies in INX Media. [Full Article...]

ED arrests Chartered Accountant of Lalu Yadav's daughter Misa

ED arrests Chartered Accountant of Lalu Yadav's daughter Misa The ED will try to get his remand for further investigation. The CA, officials said, was also allegedly involved in routing funds for the Jain brothers, Virendra and Surendra, arrested by the ED in a Rs 8,000 crore money laundering racket allegedly being run through shell firms. [Full Article...]

EC to link all EVMs to VVPAT by 2019

In all of 90 seconds, it claimed after a demonstration where its engineer-lawmaker Saurabh Bharadwaj "hacked" a lookalike gadget. The issue of tampering of EVMs has been hogging the limelight since the time the results of the five assembly elections were declared in March this year. [Full Article...]

China says unchanged on India's Nuclear Suppliers Group bid ahead of meet

China says unchanged on India's Nuclear Suppliers Group bid ahead of meet Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made it clear that Beijing will oppose participation of the non-Nuclear non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) members in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). An official in the previous Obama administration, the then US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Biswal, had said China was an "outlier" preventing India's entry. [Full Article...]

Pakistan requests ICJ to accelerate hearing of Kulbhushan Jadhav's case

Pakistan requests ICJ to accelerate hearing of Kulbhushan Jadhav's case Pakistan was set to re-challenge the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice after it granted injunction on Thursday on an Indian plea to stay Jadhav's execution, Dunya News reported. The strongest reaction came from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, which linked the ICJ verdict with the meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian business tycoon Sajjan Jindal. [Full Article...]

Ex- RJD MP Prabhunath awarded life imprisonment in Ashok Singh murder case

Ex- RJD MP Prabhunath awarded life imprisonment in Ashok Singh murder case The three are to pay Rs 40,000 fine. The court had also convicted Prabhunath's brother Dinanath Singh and a former mukhiya Ritesh Singh. The accused were put into custody after a ruling was passed by the Additional District and Sessions Judge, Surendra Sharma passed a ruling where they were held guilty and were later sent to Hazaribagh central jail. [Full Article...]

Video Shows Turkish President Erdogan Watching Brutal Fight Outside Embassy In Washington

Video Shows Turkish President Erdogan Watching Brutal Fight Outside Embassy In Washington Video appears to show Erdogan's bodyguards violently breaking up a protest this week while Erdogan was visiting Washington. "What we saw yesterday - a violent attack on a peaceful demonstration - is an affront to DC values and our rights as Americans". [Full Article...]


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