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Madhya Pradesh minister disqualified over corruption and paid news Madhya Pradesh minister disqualified over corruption and paid news
- June 25, 2017

The Election Commission on Saturday disqualified Madhya Pradesh Water Resources Minister Narottam Mishra from being a member of either House of the state legislature, for filing wrong accounts of election expenditure, reported PTI. The decision on ban from Election Commission has been come from a complaint by Rajendra Bharti, who had fought the 2018 election as a BSP candidate, right now in Congress. (more...)
Qatar Airways wants to buy 10% of American Airlines
- June 25, 2017

American's incorporation documents also prohibit anyone from buying more than 4.75 percent of the company's stock without advance approval from American's board of directors. A stake in American Airlines would add to Qatar Airways' investment portfolio. The news of Qatar's potential stake came as a surprise to many, as American's CEO Doug Parker has not been shy in regard to his opinion that Qatar Airways' subsidies are continuing to result in unfair competition . (more...)
Trump on Jeh Johnson testimony
- June 25, 2017

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson , from the Obama administration, told the House Intelligence Committee that Moscow's high-tech intrusion did not change ballots, the final count or the reporting of election results. presidential election also involved cyber-attacks against election infrastructure, but not vote tallying systems. Testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee , the officials said none of the digital intrusions affected the parts of electoral systems ... (more...)
Turkey Rejects Saudi, Allies Demand to Shut Down Qatar Base Turkey Rejects Saudi, Allies Demand to Shut Down Qatar Base
- June 25, 2017

The increasingly poisonous rift has split much of the region, elicited confused responses from the United States, a close ally to every party in the dispute, and revealed divides within the Trump administration. Qatar has been told it must close the broadcaster Al Jazeera and meet 12 other demands to lift a blockade by countries including Saudi Arabia . (more...)
North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death
- June 25, 2017

North Korea has denied it cruelly treated or tortured a United States student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma. The agent, Chris Volo , said he believes Rodman's trips to North Korea "had a lot to do" with Warmbier's release. A previous statement from Kim's government said Mr Warmbier had been released on "humanitarian grounds". (more...)
Trump denies seeking Comey 'loyalty,' dodges tapes question
- June 25, 2017

During an interview with Fox News, Donald Trump Jr expressed disbelief that Mr Comey felt "threatened" by his conversation with the President before he was sacked. But Donald Trump refused to say whether his private conversations with the fired FBI Director were taped - an issue at the centre of conflicting accounts of what passed between them. (more...)
Moore and O'Brien dominate Royal Ascot on Friday
- June 25, 2017

In the other corner steadily gathering support was the "people's champ" Big Orange: the son of South African-based Duke Of Marmalade who has over the last three racing seasons become the most popular horse in training in Britain. Unlike the colt this was a dual-Guineas victor who didn't fluff her Royal Ascot lines and she led home an O'Brien 1-2-3 with Roly Poly and Hydrangea filling the frame. (more...)
Macron's party set for decisive majority in French parliament
- June 25, 2017

But her National Front (FN) party was staring at yet another defeat. According to the ministry, left-wing Unsubmissive France (La France Insoumise) and Socialist Party got 11.02 and 7.44 percent of votes, respectively. Le Pen has spent the past six years since taking charge of the FN trying to expunge the xenophobic, anti-Semitic ethos engendered by her father Jean-Marie Le Pen, who co-founded the party in 1972. (more...)
Won't support BJP's Presidential candidate if it is for votebank: Uddhav Thackeray
- June 25, 2017

They must be in readiness for Assembly elections , and the BJP and Sena are the two main contenders who chose to fight the polls on their own. The Sena meeting comes a day after Thackeray accused the BJP of playing Dalit vote-bank politics and of fielding Kovind merely to capture Dalit votes. (more...)
Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne
- June 25, 2017

According to Al Arabiya, US President Donald Trump called on Wednesday the newly appointed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to congratulate him. 'Under his watch, Saudi Arabia has developed aggressive foreign policies (Yemen, Qatar) and he has not been shy about making strong statements against Iran , ' said Olivier Jakob at Switzerland-based oil consultancy Petromatrix. (more...)
Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest
- June 25, 2017

He said, Trump's tweet has no impact on the advisory group's examination of Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. "Well I just heard today for the first time that Obama knew about Russian Federation a long time before the election, and he did nothing about it", Trump said, according to excerpts from a Fox News interview to be broadcast on Sunday. (more...)
Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest
- June 25, 2017

But you'll have to determine for yourself whether or not his story changed". "It wasn't very stupid, I can tell you that", Trump answered. Earhardt asked Trump about his announcement earlier Thursday that he had no "tapes" of his private conversations with Comey, coming clean after five-and-a-half weeks of speculating publicly that he may have been recording their talks. (more...)
EC to pursue case against AAP MLAs EC to pursue case against AAP MLAs
- June 25, 2017

In the same matter, AAP MLAs had filed a plea in EC, demanding the dropping of the case in entirety. However, EC has ordered that it will still hear the petition. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal had set aside the March 13, 2015 government order after the counsel appearing for the Delhi government "conceded" that it was issued without taking concurrence or views of the LG. (more...)
Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico
- June 25, 2017

Portugal will play New Zealand in a Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match scheduled for Saturday. Coach Juan Carlos Osorio says it will be the ideal opportunity to show that Mexican soccer has matured and reached a level at which it can succeed under the most hard circumstances. (more...)
Maha unveils Rs 34K-cr loan waiver package Maha unveils Rs 34K-cr loan waiver package
- June 25, 2017

Maharashtra CM also informed that all state BJP ministers and MLAs would contribute one month salary towards the farmers loan waiver. The state Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis finalised the farm loan waiver package today, as per PTI . (more...)
Trump notes 'election meddling by Russia' while criticizing Obama Trump notes 'election meddling by Russia' while criticizing Obama
- June 25, 2017

Since Wednesday the Obama administration's response has increasingly come under scrutiny in dueling congressional hearings held by the House and Senate Intelligence Committees, in a bombshell report by the Washington Post and in the disclosure of correspondence between two Democratic senators last fall and Obama's State Department first reported on by BuzzFeed . (more...)
CRPF jawan, driver injured in an attack by militants in Kashmir CRPF jawan, driver injured in an attack by militants in Kashmir
- June 25, 2017

The deceased was identified as sub inspector Sahib Shukla and the injured as constable-driver Nissar Ahmed, officials said. According to Inspector General of CRPF, Srinagar Ravideep Singh Sahi, "the CRPF mobile patrol party was targeted around 5.45 pm near Pantha Chowk". (more...)
Liverpool new sign-on Mohamed Salah wants to win trophies
- June 25, 2017

I like to play here in the Premier League . Mohamed Salah has told Liverpool fans he is "100%" a better player now than when he was at Chelsea. He quickly became an important player for the team, and after posting 14 goals in 34 league games, Roma chose to make his loan move permanent and forked up €15 million to Chelsea last summer. (more...)
Police Remove Disabled Protesters Outside Mitch McConnell's Office Police Remove Disabled Protesters Outside Mitch McConnell's Office
- June 25, 2017

The new version of the AHCA rolled out today cuts Medicaid even more than the passed House version had, despite earlier promises from President Trump to keep those social safety nets intact. A Republican state senator and representatives from business and health care groups are urging GOP Sens. "No cuts to Medicaid", they said, while blocking hallway access from McConnell's office. (more...)
Tropical Storm Cindy weakens to tropical depression. Here's what to expect next
- June 25, 2017

There may be just enough spin to somewhat raise the risk of a rotating thunderstorm that could spin out a strong wind gust or even an isolated tornado, but the risk doesn't look as great as it sometimes does with an inland tropical system. Mary Parish were located and rescued Thursday morning. Then into the central Appalachians Friday and Saturday . A flash flood watch was issued through Friday afternoon for the southern and eastern half of the state. (more...)