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Namibia suspends imports and movement of live poultry

However, the department is warning consumers to stay away from poultry that they might find dead, dying or sickly. "It will be largely smaller farmers who sell live birds and also people who sell live chicken in the township areas who will suffer the most", Lovell was quoted saying in a TimesLive report. [Full Article...]

US says it appears Syria planning another chemical weapons attack

The White House issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday night as it claimed "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack. It was the first direct American assault on the Syrian government and Mr Trump's most dramatic military order since becoming president months before. [Full Article...]

Brexit talks remain on course for next week, Theresa May confirms

France and England soccer players have walked out to the sound of "Don't Look Back in Anger" from Oasis moments before Tuesday's friendly at Stade de France , in a tribute to victims of the recent attacks in Manchester and London . The UK and France are also to develop plans to create a new legal liability for tech companies which fail to take action against unacceptable content. [Full Article...]

Pharmacy exec tied to deadly meningitis outbreak sentenced to nine years

Barry Cadden , owner and head pharmacist of the compounding center, was sentenced in federal court today on conspiracy and fraud charges. A former MA pharmacy executive was sentenced to nine years in prison on Monday after being convicted of racketeering and fraud charges for his role in a deadly US meningitis outbreak in 2012. [Full Article...]

India's benefit lies in strong America: Modi

Modi later joined the president and first lady for dinner - the first dinner Trump has hosted for a foreign dignitary at the White House , although he has hosted the leaders of Japan and China at his resort in Florida. The two leaders pledged to deepen defence and security cooperation, building on the United States' recognition of India as a Major Defence Partner, the statement said. [Full Article...]

Trump claims victory as court partially reinstates travel ban

Trump claims victory as court partially reinstates travel ban The State Department vowed in a statement to keep travelers and travel industry partners informed as it implements the order, and to keep the US Refugee Admissions Program "apprised of changes as they take effect". Monday's decision in effect removes the stay on aspects of the ban that was introduced following judgments by several lower courts over the past few months. [Full Article...]

Indian Prime Minister hugs Trump during Rose Garden ceremony

I would like to welcome him and his family for a visit to India. The US president said that ties between India and US have never been stronger and better. "I still remember them", he said, turning to President Trump in front of the cameras. "Technology, innovation and knowledge economy are also areas were are actively looking at", he said. [Full Article...]

Taliban Storm Afghan Police Compound, Kill Five Police

His description of the attack suggested a well-prepared and coordinated assault. Security forces are deployed as the site of suicide attacks and an ongoing clash between Taliban insurgents and government forces in the main police station in eastern Paktia province, Afghanistan, Sunday, Jun 18, 2017. [Full Article...]

Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul

Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul The landmine blast on Monday had already killed her French colleague Stephan Villeneuve, 48, and Iraqi Kurdish reporter Bakhtiyar Addad, 41. The journalists were accompanying Iraqi special forces during the battle for Mosul, where militants from the Islamic State group entrenched in the narrow streets of the Old City have set numerous booby traps. [Full Article...]

Cladding maker stops some sales after fire

Arconic said in a statement it had known the panels would be used at Grenfell but that it was not its role to decide what was or was not compliant with local building regulations. "This is able to test 100 samples a day - and if needed, yet further laboratory capacity could be provided", he said. The college's cladding is understood to be made from metal with a plastic covering, and director ... [Full Article...]

2nd ODI: India beat West Indies by 105 runs

Kohli described Kuldeep as a lethal bowler. But the partnership was finally broken by Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav , who got rid of Lewis to pick his first ODI wicket of his career. Fortunately for the spectators at the Queen's Park Oval, only 7 overs a side were lost to rain which held up the start of play. "Usually bowlers bowl seam up deliveries turning in and cross seam bowling the googly but ... [Full Article...]

You have done a great job, Trump tells Modi in first meeting

You have done a great job, Trump tells Modi in first meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today struck a common note on terrorism , vowing to strengthen efforts to fight the menace, during their joint statement at the White House. "In just two weeks, you will begin to implement the largest tax overhaul - GST - in your country. Trying to get the price up a little bit", he said. [Full Article...]

Veteran negotiator offers to go to North Korea to free Americans, Canadian

Veteran negotiator offers to go to North Korea to free Americans, Canadian The communist regime accused the 22-year-old of stealing a political banner and held a trial in March 2016 where he was convicted of "hostile acts" and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. His father, Fred Warmbier , said his son was "brutalised" by his captors. Fred Warmbier took to the podium wearing the same cream jacket his son wore during his confession in North Korea. [Full Article...]

Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK European Union citizens who have lived in the United Kingdom for five years would qualify for " settled status " after Britain left the 28 member bloc, giving them access to healthcare, education, benefits and pensions. May said Monday that she wants to ease anxiety and provide certainty for the many European Union residents inside Britain. The prime minister received a frosty response from som... [Full Article...]

Breaking down the revised travel ban

David Martin, a former U.S. Department of Homeland Security official and now a professor at the University of Virginia, said the ruling was "carefully tailored" and should be manageable for officials to enact. It allowed parts of the travel ban to stand and agreed to hear the case in the fall. And come October, the government could even say there is no need to hear this case now; we can have it ... [Full Article...]

Schwarzenegger Talks Climate Change With French President

His comments were in stark contrast to those of the previous French administration and echo Moscow's stance that there is no viable alternative to Assad. First, European Council President Donald Tusk said that "You may say I am a dreamer but I'm not the only one" when it came to still holding hopes that Britain could stay. [Full Article...]

In victory for Trump, US Supreme Court revives his travel ban

Trump's initial executive order - handed down without warning a week after he took office in January - triggered mayhem at airports in the United States and overseas until it was blocked by the courts less than a week later. It won't be easy. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla. Until October, there will inevitably be new legal battles of what exactly constitutes a " bona fide relationship " for entry, and h... [Full Article...]

Govt's move to defer TCS under GST will help sellers: Amazon

Govt's move to defer TCS under GST will help sellers: Amazon A spokesperson of the All India Online Vendors Association (AIOVA) said that while sellers welcomed the move, they would like to see the TCS clause being implemented at the earliest as it would give a level playing field. Additionally, small businesses with revenues under Rs 20 lakh have got an extension to their GST registration deadline. With Section 52 not notified, nor has the linked Sec... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Reinstates Part of Trump's Travel Ban

Two federal appeals courts had blocked the entire ban from going into effect, one saying it violates constitutional protections for religion and the other saying it violates immigration law. The executive order also made waivers available for a foreign national seeking to enter the United States to resume work or study, visit a spouse, child or parent who is a USA citizen, or for "significant bu... [Full Article...]

Trump travel ban injunction partly lifted by top USA court

The court ruled that the ban "may not be enforced against foreign nationals who have a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States ", which includes foreign nationals with family connections in the United States , students who have already been admitted to an American university or college or workers with job offers in the United States . [Full Article...]


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