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People's mandate not for JD(U)-BJP alliance: Sharad People's mandate not for JD(U)-BJP alliance: Sharad
- August 03, 2017

BJP leaders have observed a pattern in Nitish's U-turns, Nitish works with his colleagues, and when he thinks its time to break alliance, he praises the ministers and the next day he breaks alliance. Seen as Lalu Yadav's political heir, Tejashwi was his father first choice for the Deputy Chief Minister post in the winter of 2015 when the three-party alliance stopped an aggressive BJP under PM Narendra Modi from capturing power in the state. (more...)
Russian Federation relations may deteriorate further - Tillerson Russian Federation relations may deteriorate further - Tillerson
- August 03, 2017

Tillerson and other key players, including China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi, will also be in the Philippine capital - but Susan Thornton, the acting U.S. "He [Trump] has told me that, I believe him, and if I were China I would believe him too, and do something about it". "I think the President and I were clear that this wouldn't be helpful", he said to reporters on Wednesday. (more...)
Daily Telegraph Publishes Obituary For Duke Of Edinburgh … But He's Not Dead Daily Telegraph Publishes Obituary For Duke Of Edinburgh … But He's Not Dead
- August 03, 2017

Speaking of the landmark occasion a palace spokeswoman said the parade would "bring His Royal Highness's individual programme to a conclusion, although he may choose to attend certain events, alongside the Queen , from time-to-time". Despite his age, Philip's decision - which was fully supported by the Queen and was not medically related - came as a surprise as he still appeared to relish meeting people and carrying out his public role. (more...)
Protests erupt in IHK over killing of teenager Protests erupt in IHK over killing of teenager
- August 03, 2017

Dujana and his accomplice Arif Nabi Dar alias Arif Lelhari were shot dead by security forces during an operation in Hakripora village. The puppet administration in an attempt to prevent anti-India protests against the killings had ordered an immediate suspension of Internet services and closure of all schools and colleges in the valley. (more...)
Sunbathers Killed As Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Crowded Portugal Beach Sunbathers Killed As Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Crowded Portugal Beach
- August 03, 2017

Portuguese officials say the victims were a 56-year-old man and an eight-year-old girl - and no one else is believed to have been injured. They victims are understood to be aged 50 and eight and police are now questioning the two pilots aboard the plane. (more...)
Trump & Senators Make Immigration Policy Announcement Trump & Senators Make Immigration Policy Announcement
- August 03, 2017

President Donald Trump on Wednesday unveiled legislation meant to slash legal immigration to the United States by reducing the amount of low-skilled immigrants who are allotted green cards. Top White House aides have been working with Perdue and Cotton on the bill that, if passed, would dramatically remake the current immigration system, which allows a number of ways to bring family members to the USA along with job-based visas. (more...)
Again? Hurricane center watching new Gulf disturbance Again? Hurricane center watching new Gulf disturbance
- August 02, 2017

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said TS Emily's maximum-sustained winds increased to near 45 miles per hour by the morning of July 31, but the storm was expected to weaken to a tropical depression as it moved inland. According to the National Hurricane Center, this area of interest is not expected to have significant development due to stronger upper level winds and the proximity to dry air. (more...)
DOJ wants to sue colleges for 'discrimination' against white people DOJ wants to sue colleges for 'discrimination' against white people
- August 02, 2017

The project will be based out of the department's civil rights division, which is now looking for lawyers interested in working on "investigations and possible litigation related to intentional race-based discrimination in college and university admissions", according to a person familiar with an internal announcement in the civil rights division. (more...)
U.S. to Launch Another Test Missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base
- August 02, 2017

Wednesday, according to a news release from Vandenberg. An Air Force statement said the test would show the effectiveness, readiness, and accuracy of the weapon system. "In short, a reasonable conclusion based on the video evidence is that the Hwasong-14's re-entry vehicle did not survive during its second test", said Elleman, writing on 38 North. (more...)
Trump's tough call about Venezuela and oil Trump's tough call about Venezuela and oil
- August 02, 2017

Maduro mocked the sanctions Washington imposed on him on Monday after Sunday's election of a new legislative superbody. "I am deeply concerned that opposition leaders Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma have again been taken into custody by Venezuelan authorities after their house arrest was revoked", said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein in a statement issued by his Office (OHCHR). (more...)
Trump dictated son's statement about Russian lawyer meeting Trump dictated son's statement about Russian lawyer meeting
- August 02, 2017

Trump Jr. eventually released emails showing he attended the meeting with the understanding that he would be given damaging information on Hillary Clinton from the Russian government. The Guardian reports that Richard Painter , ethics lawyer under George W. Bush (lol), says that Trump's involvement very much constitutes an obstruction of justice. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel imagines NSFW Scaramucci exit interview Jimmy Kimmel imagines NSFW Scaramucci exit interview
- August 02, 2017

Mr Scaramucci was axed at the request of new chief of staff John F Kelly. You may have felt like a rock star in the Oval Office, Anthony, but worldwide diplomacy is no Iron Maiden concert, and any sort of nod to Tom Cruise should be exclusively reserved to a Top Gun party. (more...)
Trump Jr.'s Russian Federation meeting explanation came from his dad
- August 02, 2017

The statement about a meeting Trump Jr. had with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign emphasized that it was "not a campaign issue at the time ". Jay Sekulow , one of President Trump's lawyers, responded to The Post's request for comment with only, "Apart from being of no outcome, the characterizations are misinformed, inaccurate, and not pertinent". (more...)
Trump dictated son's statement on 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer, report says
- August 02, 2017

One of Trump's advisers told the Post that Trump's move was "unnecessary" and warned that it opened Trump up to criticism that he was seeking to obfuscate the full truth about the meeting. President Trump has repeatedly denied any collusion with Russian Federation. Sekulow also previously stated that the President was not aware of the meeting with the Russian attorney, did not attend the meeting and was only made aware of the emails recently. (more...)
Former Thai PM declares innocence in rice subsidy scheme Former Thai PM declares innocence in rice subsidy scheme
- August 02, 2017

As she entered the court her supporters shouted: "Fight!" That is Thai for, "Fight for it, prime minister". The Cabinet had collective responsibilities, Yingluck said in a courtroom packed with former parliamentarians from her Puea Thai party as well as diplomats. (more...)
Ally of Pakistan's ousted PM Nawaz Sharif nominated to replace him Ally of Pakistan's ousted PM Nawaz Sharif nominated to replace him
- August 02, 2017

There are 342 seats in the National Assembly. Naveed Qamar of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) got 47 votes; Sheikh Rashid Ahmed of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf got 33, while Jamaat-e-Islami's Sahibzada Tariqullah managed just four votes. Western-educated Abbasi, who started his career as a businessman, has spent most of his political life by Mr Sharif's side. He was congratulated by Nawaz Sharif , Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif before taking the oath from President Mamnoon. (more...)
Athletics investigating fight between security guard, female fan Athletics investigating fight between security guard, female fan
- August 02, 2017

Police say the guard confronted the fan and a fight ensued, then security escorted the fan out of the stadium before officers arrived. Video taken during the A's game at Rickey Henderson Field on Monday showed a female security officer attacking a woman in Section 322. (more...)
In Georgia, Pence says Trump will back toughened sanctions on Russian Federation In Georgia, Pence says Trump will back toughened sanctions on Russian Federation
- August 02, 2017

The vice president participated in a listening session on cyber and innovation with the president of Estonia in Tallinn, and travelled on Tuesday to Tbilisi, where he met with the Georgian prime minister for their third substantive meeting since Pence took office. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation intercepts Russian jets near Estonian airspace North Atlantic Treaty Organisation intercepts Russian jets near Estonian airspace
- August 02, 2017

Russian news outlet RT carried a statement from the Russian Defense Ministry that said their aircraft were training over the Baltic sea and did not violate the borders of foreign states. The Kremlin has repeatedly censured what it perceives as mounting anti-Russia hysteria and Russophobia in Europe, and calls NATO's military buildup at its doorstep a threat to its national security. (more...)
Longmont police officer helps 4-year-old girl search for monsters Longmont police officer helps 4-year-old girl search for monsters
- August 02, 2017

Sidney Fahrenbruch moved recently to her home and was anxious it was full of scary monsters. "We really work hard in our community to build relationships and him taking a few minutes out of his day helped ... When a Colorado girl moved into her new home, she knew she needed to call for backup when checking it for any possible monsters living there. Most graciously, the officer accepted though he admitted to the young girl, he had never been on a monster hunt before. (more...)