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Gay couple sees hope in Supreme Court cake case

Gay couple sees hope in Supreme Court cake case Is it more important to protect a business owner's religious beliefs or to protect the idea that any customers who show up should be treated equally - regardless of their sexual orientation? The court will hear the case in its next term, which begins in October. [Full Article...]

India, US Joint Statement Tough on Pakistan

India, US Joint Statement Tough on Pakistan Mr Modi in reply said the two leaders had agreed to enhance cooperation in fighting terrorism . USA and India also resolved to further strengthen their collaboration in health, space, oceans, and other areas of science and technology. The article further compared India with US' other allies who were more important to Washington than New Delhi . The president's name is on a Trump Tower prop... [Full Article...]

Trump says US-India relationship never better

But Trump also lauded Modi's economic stewardship, and the praise was mutual. In an article for the Wall Street Journal ahead of Monday's meeting, Mr Modi said India and the United States were "mutually reinforcing engines of growth and innovation". [Full Article...]

USA says it appears Syria planning another chemical weapons attack

In an ominous statement, issued with no supporting evidence or further explanation, press secretary Sean Spicer said the United States "has identified potential preparations" for another chemical attack by Bashar Assad's government that "would likely result in the mass murder of civilians, including innocent children". [Full Article...]

Trump Praises India's Modi for Purchases of US Armaments

Trump Praises India's Modi for Purchases of US Armaments Jaishankar added that the designation of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin as a "global terrorist" before the Modi-Trump meeting was "a strong signal from the administration". The two leaders had spoken over phone thrice before this meeting. In an uncertain global economic landscape, India and the USA stand as mutually reinforcing engines of growth and innovation, the prime minister wrote ... [Full Article...]

Questions over fire response as Portugal battles blaze

Questions over fire response as Portugal battles blaze Sixty-four people were killed, and more than 200 people are reported injured. None of the specialist water-carrying planes involved in the effort are missing, a spokesman for the Civil Protection Agency (CPA) has said , in comments that suggest initial reports of a crash were false. [Full Article...]

Senior Russian lawmaker accuses US of provocation over Syria

Senior Russian lawmaker accuses US of provocation over Syria The White House warned late Monday that Syrian President Bashar Assad and his military would pay a "heavy price" for another chemical weapons attack. Buzzfeed reports that five USA defense officials were not aware of a pending chemical attack - or that the White House was planning a statement. Tensions have heightened between key players - especially between the United States and Russian... [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans issue modest revisions to health care bill

Senate Republicans issue modest revisions to health care bill The bill would also sharply reduce subsidies that help low-income folks purchase health insurance . "That was my term because I want to see - and I speak from the heart, that's what I want to see". Lie Three: The Senate bill is a "compromise". "We are trying to hold him back ", Cornyn quipped while walking away from reporters. It said that similar to the House bill, average premiums aroun... [Full Article...]

Trump Cuba Plan at Odds with 75% of Americans

A mid-June Trump visit has been rumored since Memorial Day, when word of the Cuba policy rewrite began trickling from alarmed backers of former President Barack Obama's reengagement approach toward the communist island. The announcement of President Trump -it adds- goes against the support of most of the US public opinion, including the Cuban emigration in that country, to the calls for fully ... [Full Article...]

Three CNN Journalists Resign After Retracted Story

An anonymous CNN spokesperson said on Monday that the network has accepted the letters of resignation . As The Washington Post noted , this mistake provided right-wing media fodder that feeds into the perception that CNN is improperly going after Trump. [Full Article...]

Muslims react after Supreme Court reinstates part of Pres. Trump's travel ban

Muslims react after Supreme Court reinstates part of Pres. Trump's travel ban He says his children are disappointed their grandmother couldn't be in Hawaii to celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Sunday, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration mostly enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it. [Full Article...]

Climate change more important than partisan politics: Schwarzenegger

Climate change more important than partisan politics: Schwarzenegger In a video on social media, Mr Macron is joined by the Terminator star as he vows to "make the planet great again". It would mean that people can bring states to court, "to have them held responsible or to compel them to adopt laws that are more protective of the environment", explained Yann Aguila of the French Club des Juristes, a think-tank involved in the project. [Full Article...]

Iranians brush off US travel ban

Iranians brush off US travel ban Travelers walk near a sign for worldwide arrivals at the Seattle-Tacoma global Airport, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Seattle. The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. He said it's unclear whether the individual seeking entry or the government will have to provide the proof about the bona fides. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to disclose the information. [Full Article...]

For Besieged Marawi Residents, A Brief Respite Ends In Gunfire

Now - after more than a month, the deaths of more than 350 people, and the displacement of tens of thousands more - complete control of Marawi remains out of the Philippine military's grasp, and the southern island of Mindanao, where the city resides, remains under martial law. [Full Article...]

London mosque attacker charged with terrorism-related offences

London mosque attacker charged with terrorism-related offences The Times reported that Osborne was unemployed . He has been widely praised ever since video showing him shielding the suspect from harm and preaching calm until police arrived on the scene of the attack went viral. His family have described the 51-year-old father of six as a "gentle man", as Keme Nzerem reports. "Thank goodness we have wonderful leaders", he said. [Full Article...]

Oil is rising after USA inventories fall more than expected

The US crude futures contract for July, due to expire overnight, settled down 97 cents at $US43.23, the lowest since September 16. Ahead of weekly US inventory reports , USA crude oil stocks were forecast to have fallen for the second straight week, while gasoline supplies were seen unchanged after last week's data showed an unexpected build that weighed down the market. [Full Article...]

Apple bans Westpac's mobile payments feature

Apple bans Westpac's mobile payments feature A six-digit cardless cash code is sent to a contact to enable a cash withdrawal from an ATM. Apple and Westpac did not have a great relationship to start with. An industry insider claimed to the publication that Apple just wanted to eliminate competition. Earlier this year a group of Australia's major banks, including Westpac, lost a fight with Apple over the iPhone maker's Apple Pay service. [Full Article...]

Mamata called us terrorists, not ready for talks with WB govt: GJM

Mamata called us terrorists, not ready for talks with WB govt: GJM The immediate trigger for the June 17 protests, however, were alleged "police atrocities" on GJM workers, some of them women, arrested over the past few days. Earlier, Rajnath Singh had spoken to Banerjee to take stock of the situation and discussed deployment of central forces and possible mediation by the Centre. [Full Article...]

LaVar Ball loses his shirt and his mind in WWE spectacle

LaVar Ball loses his shirt and his mind in WWE spectacle According to Khan, it isn't all that surprising to see an National Basketball Association father try put his son in a situation where they can succeed, It obviously worked out well for Stephen Curry, as he's now a two time National Basketball Association champion and MVP of the league. [Full Article...]

Russian navy test-fires submarine-launched missile

Russian navy test-fires submarine-launched missile It is unclear if the Russian launch was in response to any recent U.S. or NATO drills: at the end of May, the Pentagon conducted its first successful test interception of a simulated ICBM attack, modeling a possible escalation in hostilities with North Korea. [Full Article...]


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