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USA urges Qatar and Saudi-led group to 'lower rhetoric'

As chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee , Corker has a unique perch in Congress to try to force the countries to a resolution because the top Republican and Democrat on the respective House and Senate committees informally sign off on arms deals before they are formally notified to Congress. [Full Article...]

US President Donald Trump

After they began their afternoon talks in the Oval Office likely to center on issues such as trade and war in Afghanistan, the two leaders are expected to give a joint statement to reporters. Trump said he wanted to "thank the Indian people" for their contribution to helping development in Afghanistan.Modi in turn said India "would maintain close consultation and communication with the US" to ac... [Full Article...]

Modi arrives in Netherlands on final leg of tour

Modi arrives in Netherlands on final leg of tour Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has lauded India for its commitment to renewable energy and the Paris Climate Agreement. They called on their teams to find creative ways to improve bilateral trade. "In order to attain our objectives for peace and stability in Afghanistan, we will maintain close consultation and communication with the USA to enhance coordination between our two nations". [Full Article...]

CBO score of Senate health care bill: What does it mean?

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump talked with some of the opponents in hopes of getting them to vote in favor of the legislation. And Paul was especially blunt: "It's a bad bill ". 2 Senate GOP leader John Cornyn of Texas. Under the Republican plan, though, insurers might withdraw from some rural parts of the country, because they'd have too few customers to operate profitably. [Full Article...]

Cuomo calls lawmakers back to Capitol on Wednesday

Cuomo calls lawmakers back to Capitol on Wednesday Meanwhile, Gov. Andrew Cuomo hasn't been shy about voicing his criticism of the Senate version of the health care bill. He says the bill also would have a devastating effect on funding for addiction treatment and recovery. Defunds Planned Parenthood, which provides essential services for 2.4 million Americans every year. "Included in the bill is an amendment Faso, Collins and their colleagues ... [Full Article...]

PM Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding U.S. trip

PM Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding U.S. trip Christians have been killed, women have been raped and Hindu is taking more part in India and it wants to turn India into a Hindu nation and this is what has brought us here to protest, to show that world that even the conversation that President Trump will have with Prime Minister Mohdi should put into consideration that tolerance of different religious. [Full Article...]

Trump Gives Mattis Authority To Set US Troop Levels In Afghanistan

Trump Gives Mattis Authority To Set US Troop Levels In Afghanistan Earlier on Tuesday, Mattis informed a congressional panel that the review will be concluded in mid-July. "Everybody agrees that's not enough", the Arizona Republican said , Axios reported . "The delegation of this authority, consistent with the authority President Trump granted me two months ago for Iraq and Syria, does not at this time change the troop numbers for Afghanistan", Mattis added... [Full Article...]

UK prime minister wins N Ireland party's support govt

UK prime minister wins N Ireland party's support govt May's government had originally planned to replace the pension triple lock, which ensures the state pension increases in line with wages, inflation or by 2.5%, with a new double lock model. Conservative grandee Chris Patten described events leading up to the power-sharing deal, including last year's Brexit referendum called by May's predecessor David Cameron, as "the most damaging thing that's... [Full Article...]

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

A computer-generated image of the girl was shared by millions of people on social media after she was dubbed Baby Doe by authorities trying to determine her identity. Outside court Monday afternoon, he had anything but kind words for McCarthy, calling him "A sick psychopath who got what he deserved". McCarthy's lawyer called the mother's testimony "a web of lies" and "unbelievable". [Full Article...]

Prosecutor opposes media efforts to obtain names of Cosby trial jurors

Prosecutor opposes media efforts to obtain names of Cosby trial jurors Cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand , the former director of women's basketball operations at Temple University , at his Cheltenham mansion in mid-January 2004. "Our responsibility is to pay for it", she said. According to the prosecution, if the jurors names are made public, they will be subjected to a "publicity onslaught" and picking a second jury will become ... [Full Article...]

US Military Service Members Wounded In Insider Attack In Afghanistan

He says two of the attackers were shot by security forces and probably one more attacker is still resisting. On June 10, an Afghan army commando killed three US soldiers and wounded another. "Two other attackers are still clashing with security forces", an Afghan security official told Tolo News. The US now has roughly 8,400 troops in Afghanistan (excluding those in country on a temporary basi... [Full Article...]

Palestinians dismiss IS claim of Israel policewoman killing

Palestinians dismiss IS claim of Israel policewoman killing The investigation will also examine how the attack ended with such a tragic result. An Israeli policewoman was stabbed and killed in the attack, police said, with security forces shooting dead three Palestinian assailants. Many have taken place in the vicinity of Damascus Gate. "Female border policewoman injured critically in attack at Damascus gate", police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld wrote in a ... [Full Article...]

US designates Hizb-ul-Mujahideen chief Salahuddin as global terrorist

Salahuddin is the senior leader of the militant group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen. The US tonight declared Syed Salahuddin, the chief of Kashmiri militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen , as a "global terrorist", dealing a major blow to Pakistan just before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first meeting with President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

CBO Says Senate Healthcare Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured

Congressional forecasters say a Senate bill that aims to repeal and replace Obamacare would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026. If the Senate is able to pass its legislation, another House vote will be necessary to either vote on the Senate bill or some other compromise measure. [Full Article...]

Who's Really Affected by the Supreme Court's Travel Ban Ruling

The decision endorsed the Trump administration's contention that the president deserves greater deference from the courts on national security matters. With the limits imposed Monday by the court, the government's travel ban will be far more limited than the one he proposed in his first week in office and a later, revised ban. [Full Article...]

U.S. says Syrian regime preparing for potential chemical weapons attack

U.S. says Syrian regime preparing for potential chemical weapons attack The US has taken a series of actions over the past three months demonstrating its willingness to carry out strikes, mostly in self-defence, against Syrian government forces and their backers, including Iran. That assault with 59 Tomahawk missiles marked the first direct United States attack on the Syrian regime and Trump's most dramatic military action since he took power in January. [Full Article...]

Assad readying 'potential' chemical attack

That assault with 59 Tomahawk missiles marked the first direct U.S. attack on the Syrian regime and Trump's most dramatic military action since he took power in January. In April, global chemical weapons inspectors found what they called "incontrovertible" evidence that Sarin gas, or a similar substance, was used in the chemical attack that killed 89 people. [Full Article...]

SKorea's Moon heads to US as North threat grows

SKorea's Moon heads to US as North threat grows Some tensions were indeed eased. This marked the first-time talks were held between leaders of the two Koreas since their separation in 1948, and earned President Kim Dae-jung a Nobel Peace Prize. But in a defiant response, North Korea's state media rejected the calls saying: "We should make every effort to strengthen our national defense with the nuclear capability as the backbone". [Full Article...]

Time called on Egyptian beer having last word in Oxford English Dictionary

Time called on Egyptian beer having last word in Oxford English Dictionary Dictionaries. Most people know the word " woke " to mean awakening after sleeping, but the word has another denotation. Now, the word has got a new meaning-that of being "aware" or "well informed" in a political or cultural sense. "Meanwhile, "post-truth", the 2016 word of the year", made its official mark on the pages of the book, joining over 1,200 new words and phrases. Earlier words using th... [Full Article...]

Korea urges North to end missile, nuclear programs

Kim had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize the year before for holding the first inter-Korean summit - with then-leader Kim Jong Il - but Bush criticized this approach during their summit, rejecting any prospect of returning to talks with the North Korean regime. [Full Article...]


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