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Yogi Adityanath Keeps the Promises of BJP's Election Manifesto

Yogi Adityanath Keeps the Promises of BJP's Election Manifesto He said that he has asked the state administration to take strict action against eve-teasers. "I thank the 22 crore people of UP who, on the call of the world's most popular leader PM Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah, elected the party with three-fourths majority", he said. [Full Article...]

Oil flows under Missouri River reservoir via Dakota Access pipeline, company says

Oil flows under Missouri River reservoir via Dakota Access pipeline, company says The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline says oil has been placed in the pipe under a Missouri River reservoir and the full line will be in service soon. The total has since surpassed 750, including actress Shailene Woodley and Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein. In December, the Army Corps of Engineers said they would no longer allow the pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe, a victory ... [Full Article...]

US official says there's a 'fair chance' airstrike killed civilians in Mosul

ISIS planned the incident to "impact the civilians, to inflame the public and to convey a wrong message to the world that the joint forces and the worldwide coalition are behind the killing and bombings", Rasool said. "It could have been a combination of these events", Townsend said. But he also said that the fact that the building collapsed actually argues against USA culpability, saying that t... [Full Article...]

I am still Minister of Finance: Gordhan

Two days later, he has still not explained the weird move, but the country has been consumed by rumours that Mr. Zuma will fire the two officials as part of a larger factional battle to get rid of his opponents and install his allies in cabinet. [Full Article...]

British PM May signs Brexit letter to EU

British PM May signs Brexit letter to EU Three weeks on, both sides are still deadlocked and although the British government extended Monday's deadline for talks, the prospect of a fresh election - or even the imposition of direct rule from London - now looms. "They also agreed on the importance of entering into negotiations in a constructive and positive spirit, and of ensuring a smooth and orderly exit process", Downing Street said. [Full Article...]

Bangladesh bomb blasts kill six, scores injured

Bangladesh bomb blasts kill six, scores injured Almost 50 others were wounded Saturday evening Sylhet city blasts, which occurred almost 500 metres away from the centre of the army raid. Several explosions have occurred in the area, including a large blast Sunday afternoon. Army commandos took charge of the operation from the police on Saturday and began the assault on the complex housing a five-storey and a four-storey building. [Full Article...]

Trump signs order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies

The order will ask the EPA to review Obama's Clean Power Plan , which sought to reduce carbon pollution from power plants and is considered one of the past administration's signature pieces of climate policy. President Trump's executive order earned high praise from business groups, who insisted on undoing the Obama regulations that they said were stifling the American industry. [Full Article...]

USA among 40 countries to boycott United Nations nuclear weapons ban talks

USA among 40 countries to boycott United Nations nuclear weapons ban talks The top US general in Europe said Tuesday the United Nations' proposed ban on nuclear weapons had serious problems, telling Congress that it was "just not realistic" amid ongoing threats from North Korea and Russian Federation. She said Washington believes in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and had reduced its weapons by 85 per cent since the treaty went into place. More than 123 nations - ... [Full Article...]

Deportation protest halts flights out of Stansted Airport

Deportation protest halts flights out of Stansted Airport Campaign group Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants (LGSMigrants) said some of its members, along with individuals from End Deportations and Plane Stupid, were behind the bid to halt a "mass deportation flight" destined for Nigeria and Ghana. [Full Article...]

London attacker Terrorist Khalid Masood acted alone

London attacker Terrorist Khalid Masood acted alone A 32-year-old woman, who was arrested in Manchester, was released on bail until late March. "Whilst there is still no evidence of further threats, you'll understand our determination is to find out if either he acted totally alone, inspired perhaps by terrorist propaganda, or if others have encouraged, supported or directed him", Mr Rowley said. [Full Article...]

Pence revives talk of US moving Tel Aviv embassy to Jerusalem

Pence revives talk of US moving Tel Aviv embassy to Jerusalem Since taking office Trump has spoken less about the move which has proved increasingly contentious against the backdrop of the fraught Middle East peace process. The ayatollahs in Tehran openly admit their desire to wipe Israel off the map. He said the deal gave Iran billions of dollars to funnel to terrorist groups and ignored "other aspects of Iran's aggressive behavior". [Full Article...]

Manafort volunteers to testify before House Intelligence Committee in its Russian Federation probe

WELNA: Nunes said it's not clear whether Manafort would testify publicly or privately. "We know there was not a physical wiretap of Trump Tower", Nunes said at the time. "I have seen intelligence reports that clearly show the president elect and his team were at least monitored and disseminated out", Nunes said. Nunes also announced that a March 28 committee hearing is being postponed to allow... [Full Article...]

Trump, in break from other world leaders, digs in on coal

Trump, in break from other world leaders, digs in on coal Speaking as he signed the order on Tuesday, accompanied by coal-miners, Trump said it would put an end to the war on coal and job-killing regulations. Flanked by coal miners and coal company executives, Trump proclaimed his "Energy Independence" executive order at the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency. [Full Article...]

Scottish Parliament backs call for second independence referendum

Sturgeon said after the vote that she would "seek sensible and constructive discussion" with the British government later this week. Speaking to BBC, The Scottish Secretary David Mundell said "We won't be entering into any negotiations at all until the Brexit process is complete". [Full Article...]

Congolese militia decapitates more than 40 police

Congolese militia decapitates more than 40 police They reiterate the need for a credible investigation to shed light on human rights violations and ensure that the perpetrators are held accountable. His constitutionally mandated two-term limit ended on December 19. The organisations "condemn this despicable act and express their condolences to the families of the victims", they said, after Congolese national police accused rebels of killing... [Full Article...]

Aam Aadmi Party alleges humiliation at Amarinder's swearing in ceremony

Aam Aadmi Party alleges humiliation at Amarinder's swearing in ceremony The Aam Aadmi Party today alleged that its MLAs were neglected and were not even offered chairs to sit at the swearing-in-ceremony of the Amarinder Singh led Congress government in Punjab. New entrant AAP won 20 seats and two seats went to its ally Lok Insaaf Party. Manpreet Badal, the estranged nephew of outgoing Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, will also handle the portfolios of Planning an... [Full Article...]

Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming

Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming But Trump said the effort would spark "a new energy revolution" and lead to "unbelievable" American prosperity. President Trump's executive order earned high praise from business groups, who insisted on undoing the Obama regulations that they said were stifling the American industry. [Full Article...]

Trump Dismantles Obama Regs on Energy, Environment

Despite the differing opinions of the order's impacts, representatives from West Virginia were pleased that Trump took the action. "Our incredible coal miners, we love our coal miners, great people", he said. It will initiate a review of efforts to reduce the emission of methane during oil and natural gas production as well as to regulate hydraulic fracturing, which Hogan and Maryland legislator... [Full Article...]

Tom Price under pressure as Trump keeps promising Obamacare 'explosion'

Trump himself isn't giving up. Are they kidding? They control the House, the Senate and the presidency. The math is the same. The Freedom Caucus is a hard-right group of more than 30 GOP House members who were largely responsible for blocking the bill to undo the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare". [Full Article...]

Amnesty: Coalition not doing enough to protect civilians

The United Nations human rights chief urged the Iraqi government and USA -led coalition to review tactics in Mosul to spare civilians he said were being deliberately put at risk by Daesh . Here's what we know about the strike that is proving so controversial in the biggest battle against the jihadi group yet. Gen Townsend said: "My initial impression is the enemy had a hand in this". [Full Article...]


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