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Prince Philip admitted to hospital

Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, was admitted as a precautionary measure and is in good spirits, the palace said. It has been confirmed Prince Charles has stepped up and will be accompany the Queen instead of his father to the State Opening of Parliament . [Full Article...]

Ron Johnson: 'Can't imagine' voting for a health care bill next week

Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris must fight this perversion of the democratic process with every tool at their disposal. Conservatives believe that in order to do that, Senate Republicans need to repeal numerous Obamacare regulations including community rating, which bars insurers from charging people with pre-existing conditions more for their health care coverage. [Full Article...]

Srikanth jumps 11 spots, Sindhu drops to 4th in latest BWF rankings

Srikanth's compatriot B Sai Praneeth also sailed through quarters as he posted a 21-15, 18-21, 21-13 win over China's Huang Yuxiang. In women's doubles, Ashwini Ponnappa and N. Praneeth had a slightly better start in the first game, going ahead 11-8 at the changeover, after which he surged ahead to a lead of 14-9 and stayed ahead to win the game fairly comfortably. [Full Article...]

Opposition a divided house over Presidential election: BJP

JD (U) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday chaired a meeting of party leaders in Patna that made a decision to support Kovind for the President's post. The RJD and Congress share power with the JD-U in Bihar as part of the Grand Alliance. Mr. Tripathi remained in his post until the appointment of Ram Nath Kovind who is now the top candidate for the post of India's Presidency. [Full Article...]

Motive sought after attacker stabs policeman at MI airport

The airport is closed until further notice. Bishop International Airport posted Wednesday on Facebook that passengers were safe and were being told to check for flight delays or cancellations. Police have not yet discussed a motive for the attack, which was described in many reports as an act of terrorism. The suspect, who remains in custody as the investigation continues, is said to b... [Full Article...]

Canadian man charged after possible terror attack at MI airport

Ftouhi, 49, referenced killings in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan and yelled " Allahu Akbar ", or "God is great", before attacking Neville, according to a statement issued by the U.S. "We are all going to die", Gelios said, adding "he has a hatred for the United States". Neville wrestled Ftouhi to the ground during the assault until others could arrest him, police said. [Full Article...]

Men wear skirts to work to protest shorts ban in Europe heatwave

With temperatures soaring above 30C, drivers had asked bosses at bus and tram network Semitan if they could wear bermudas, cut-off pantacourt or shorts and were refused. Soaring temperatures have sent the United Kingdom and France sweating, with temperatures up to 38C. The bus company Semitan however believes shorts are not appropriate for the work of a bus driver. [Full Article...]

Cameroon vs Australia 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Match Prediction/Results

Pre-tournament favourites Germany , meanwhile, beat Australia 3-2, but it was a far-from-convincing performance by Joachim Low's young side. " Chile have fantastic individual players and are flexible tactically like few other teams, they can switch things around several times during a match". [Full Article...]

Sad day for Indian cricket: Lalchand Rajput on Kumble's resignation

Sad day for Indian cricket: Lalchand Rajput on Kumble's resignation Heaping praise on Kumble, Khanna insisted that the Indian team performed extremely well under the former and the evidence of same could be given with the fact that the Virat Kohli-led side achieved No.1 Test rankings under him. " Professionalism, discipline, commitment, honesty, complementary skills and diverse views are the key traits I bring to the table ". India , who lost to Pakistan in the... [Full Article...]

Trump to Hold First 2020 Campaign Fundraiser at Trump Hotel in Washington

Trump to Hold First 2020 Campaign Fundraiser at Trump Hotel in Washington In addition to the main Trump/Pence ticket, the fundraiser is expected to set aside money in the event that their is a challenger to the President from within the Republican party. The president's decision to host a re-election campaign event at one of his own properties comes as Trump continues to use his Mar-a-Lago resort as a "winter White House", holding meetings with world leaders and diploma... [Full Article...]

Arrest warrants out for Turkish agents, others in DC melee

In a blistering speech at an Iftar dinner event on Thursday, Erdogan questioned the legality of the charges and claimed that his bodyguards were protecting him from physical harm. authorities is wrong, biased and lacks legal basis, the statement said. STEVEN COOK: Charging President Erdogan's security team with crimes is going to add another element of tension between the two countries. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says China efforts on N.Korea 'have not worked out'

The United States of America can not and should not tolerate the murder of its citizens by hostile powers. Shortly before he was freed, his parents told the Washington Post newspaper they had been informed by the North Korean authorities that their son had contracted botulism , a rare illness that causes paralysis, soon after his trial. [Full Article...]

Rep. Scalise improves from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

Rep. Scalise improves from 'critical' to 'serious' condition Doctors say the bullet entered his left hip damaging some of his organs, and causing internal bleeding. More on this as it develops. Several other people were also injured in Wednesday's shooting before Scalise's security detail and other police officers gunned down the assailant, who later died. [Full Article...]

Trump congratulates Handel for winning in Georgia

Democrats on Tuesday also lost a special election in neighboring SC, where Republican Ralph Norman easily prevailed over Democrat Archie Parnell in a seat formerly held by Republican Mick Mulvaney , who is now Trump's budget director. [Full Article...]

Otto Warmbier's death is still a medical mystery

Trump said he had spoken with Warmbier's parents, telling reporters in the Oval Office that it was "incredible what they've gone through". "He should have been brought home a long time ago". "China's efforts to resolve the peninsula nuclear issue is not due to any external pressure, but because China is a member of the region and a responsible member of the global community, and because resolving ... [Full Article...]

Queen's Speech: Brexit bills dominate government agenda

Queen's Speech: Brexit bills dominate government agenda If the government loses the vote, Mrs May could be forced to resign. The monarch reads the speech on behalf of the government. Back in April, Mrs May called an early election on the pretext that her political opponents were lining up to prevent the Government delivering Brexit as demanded by voters in last year's referendum. [Full Article...]

Congress still hopes JD (U) will be with Opposition over President election

Already BSP chief Mayawati and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar have indicated it would be hard for them to vote against Kovind. Setbacks do not seem to deter JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav from taking up new ventures. "Day before yesterday, Arun Jaitley called me, but there was no mention of any name", the Bihar Chief Minister said, adding that the opposition will make its move on Thursday, meanin... [Full Article...]

US Shoots Down Drone Near Iraqi-Syrian Border

The U.S. military said it shot down an Iranian-made, armed drone in southern Syria on Tuesday, marking the third time this month that that the U.S. has downed aircraft affiliated with Syrian President Bashar Assad's government. The activist-run Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that government troops captured a hill west of the city and a former army base that was held by rebels. [Full Article...]

Turkey's Erdogan, Saudi leaders discuss efforts to end Qatar tension

Turkey's Erdogan, Saudi leaders discuss efforts to end Qatar tension Nauert added that Washington is puzzled that Gulf states have not released their demands or details about their claims against Qatar more than two weeks after the "embargo" started. While we don't know the content of this list of demands, we do still have the huge list of demands given to Qatar by Saudi Arabia two weeks ago, which may well form the basis for this latest list. [Full Article...]

Two US Soldiers Killed By Afghan Soldier, Official Says

The Taliban on their part have pronounced it as part of their ongoing annual offensives, and claimed four US soldiers had been shot dead. The Taliban, in a statement , took credit for the attack, according to the SITE Intel Group. The so-called insider attack - the second of its kind this year - happened in Nangarhar, where Afghan troops and USA special operations forces have been locked in c... [Full Article...]


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