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Delhi BJP unit not happy with quota in Delhi University Delhi BJP unit not happy with quota in Delhi University
- July 03, 2017

So we can normalise the applicants from other states compared to aspirants from Delhi so that our applicants will get preference", Sisodia said. They said Tiwari was also discussing the matter with central leaders. "The BJP, and now AAP has made these promises without respecting the nature of University of Delhi". "How can this be done?" senior university official asked while speaking to Indian Express. (more...)
Portugal Beat Mexico in Match for Third Place in FIFA Confederations Cup Portugal Beat Mexico in Match for Third Place in FIFA Confederations Cup
- July 03, 2017

The match went on to extra-time and Portugal's Adrien Silva gave them the victor in the 104th minute. Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa saved Andre Silva's penalty early on but trailed to Luis Neto's own goal in the 54th minute. (more...)
Australia, NZ launch trade talks Australia, NZ launch trade talks
- July 03, 2017

The Pacific Alliance is a trade bloc with a combined GDP of more than 1.8 trillion USA dollars in 2016. But high tariffs have prevented Australia from capitalising on the demand. "An FTA will bring down these barriers and ensure Australian businesses have competitive access", Mr Ciobo said. "A high-quality FTA will open the door for New Zealand companies to do more business with the Pacific Alliance countries and increase the $1.1 billion of two-way trade we now have with them", he said ... (more...)
Woman police officer in UP who arrested BJP leaders, transferred Woman police officer in UP who arrested BJP leaders, transferred
- July 03, 2017

To which Thakur had asked them to obtain a letter from the chief minister stating that BJP workers must not be bothered even when they break laws. The Hindustan Times reported that Thakur's transfer to Bahraich came about after a meeting of 11 party MLAs and one MP with chief minister Yogi Adityanath . (more...)
Rockets Re-Sign Nene
- July 03, 2017

The Houston Chronicle first reported the agreement. The Rockets wanted to work out a new deal and re-sign Nene to play alongside All-Stars James Harden and newcomer Chris Paul . He's not getting younger. Daryl Morey isn't pulling any punches when it comes to building a team in the Western Conference that can pester the Golden State Warriors as much as possible. (more...)
Iraqi Forces Said To Capture More Neighborhoods In Mosul's Old City Iraqi Forces Said To Capture More Neighborhoods In Mosul's Old City
- July 03, 2017

Some security personnel have complained that restrictions on using heavy weapons against hospitals, meant to protect the facilities, have made operations riskier and more time-consuming. As the forces closed in, the militants blew the mosque up along with its famed leaning minaret. Even though it lies in ruins, the mosque's recapture has provided a boost to Iraq's forces and its government. (more...)
Body of missing 13-year-old found in Dallas-area Body of missing 13-year-old found in Dallas-area
- July 03, 2017

Joseph Brickett said. A member of Randle's family told investigators that she got a call from an unknown man who said the girl was being held captive and would be harmed if police got involved. Sunday morning. Owens is now in Dallas County Jail facing aggravated kidnapping charges. Laquon Wilkerson, 30, of Dallas, who was not one of the identified persons of interest, has been arrested by Lancaster police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a Lancaster police ... (more...)
Delco man charged with road rage-inspired fatal shooting in Chesco Delco man charged with road rage-inspired fatal shooting in Chesco
- July 03, 2017

Police say that both motorists were trying to change lanes when Desper fired his gun, shooting her in the head. After Roberson was shot, her vehicle veered off the road, struck a tree and was found in a ditch. 'A young lady in the prime of her life getting ready to go off to college, and now the family has to consider burying her, ' West Goshen Police Chief Joseph Gleason said. (more...)
Trump backs repealing 'Obamacare' now, replacing it later Trump backs repealing 'Obamacare' now, replacing it later
- July 03, 2017

Short says the Congressional Budget Office has two versions of the bill to score. Sen. (Spiro also notes that ME and Alaska - two states with moderate Republican senators - have already adopted similar approaches in their states that have shown signs of success.) Because the reinsurance fund would reduce premium costs, and thus the amount of tax credits the government would have to pay out, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association says the $15 billion fund would only cost the federal government $4 ... (more...)
Israeli ex-PM Olmert freed from jail Israeli ex-PM Olmert freed from jail
- July 03, 2017

He was granted early release by a parole board on Thursday, reducing his sentence by around a third. But Olmert is the only former prime minister to go to prison. He was imprisoned on charges of bribery and obstruction of justice. Olmert has said he made unprecedented concessions to the Palestinians - including a near-total withdrawal from the West Bank and an offer to place Jerusalem's Old City under global control - and was close to reaching an agreement at the time of his resignation. (more...)
Donald Trump launches twitter tirade against CNN, MSNBC Donald Trump launches twitter tirade against CNN, MSNBC
- July 03, 2017

Republican politicos including Paul Ryan and Ben Sasse didn't need much encouragement from CNN or other news outlets to condemn the president's crude, personal tweets about Morning Joe's Brzinzski and Joe Scarborough . "He attacks women because he fears women", Scarborough said. Earlier in the day Trump tweeted about the hosts of " Morning Joe " speaking "badly of [him]". (more...)
Macron in Diplomatic Push on Anti-Terror Force
- July 03, 2017

Macron is expected to announce that France fully supports the establishment of the regional force. The force is also supposed to tackle smuggling and people-trafficking. Insurgents, who seized control of Mali's desert north in 2012, were driven out of major cities and towns by a French-led military force the following year. (more...)
Alejandro Valverde, a Tour Favorite, Crashes on Stage 1
- July 02, 2017

A Movistar representative, assessing the severity of the injuries at the time of the incident, said: 'The most hard thing is the kneecap seems to be broken, and then because of the crash against the wall, there is a deep cut in the leg. Geraint Thomas won his first career Tour de France stage and took the yellow jersey as Team Sky enjoyed a dream start to the 2017 edition on the soaking streets of Dusseldorf. (more...)
Murray confirms his fitness for Wimbledon Murray confirms his fitness for Wimbledon
- July 02, 2017

Murray will take on Alexander Bublik of Russian Federation, ranked 134th in the world, on Centre Court at SW19 tomorrow. Murray also confirmed reports that surfaced Sunday morning that his wife, Kim Sears, is pregnant with their second child. (more...)
UP gangrape survivor attacked with acid for the fourth time in Lucknow UP gangrape survivor attacked with acid for the fourth time in Lucknow
- July 02, 2017

He further said that so far no FIR has been registered but her husband has been informed about the incident and assured that the case will be investigated properly. UP Women Welfare minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi said, "We have given them a lot of protection, there is a guard, a vehicle, have connected them with employment". (more...)
Trump posts mock video of him body-slamming CNN Trump posts mock video of him body-slamming CNN
- July 02, 2017

The weird video followed his rant yesterday in response to criticism of his social media use. The weird edit job came a day after the President publicly mused over "changing the name #FakeNews CNN to #FraudNewsCNN!" and insisted his use of social media was " MODERN DAY PRESIDENTIAL ". (more...)
Alex Hales describes 'incredible feeling' after leading Notts to victory Alex Hales describes 'incredible feeling' after leading Notts to victory
- July 02, 2017

Alex Hales smashed the highest score in a one-day final at Lord's as Nottinghamshire successfully hunted down a target of 298 to leave Surrey defeated at the last for the third successive year in the Royal London Cup. He was dropped on 9, a rasping shot off Sam Curran that burst through the hands of Ollie Pope at cover, but quickly progressed to a 35-ball fifty - by which time he had lost opening partner Michael Lumb and Riki Wessels lbw for single-figure scores - and then his century ... (more...)
China's Military Challenges US by Expanding Island Bases, Report Finds China's Military Challenges US by Expanding Island Bases, Report Finds
- July 02, 2017

A USA military official told CNN the destroyer sailed within 12 miles of the island, which is claimed by China, Vietnam and Taiwan. In may, the administration Trump has carried out its first operation of "freedom of navigation" in the waters claimed by China, bringing an american war ship in less than 12 nautical miles from Mischief. (more...)
Chile vs. Germany in Confederations Cup championship Chile vs. Germany in Confederations Cup championship
- July 02, 2017

For Chile , meanwhile, it's exactly the opposite. La Roja had never won a major worldwide title until their 2015 Copa America triumph and they followed that up by again getting the better of Argentina in the Copa America Centenario final a year ago. (more...)
Corbyn challenger Owen Smith says he 'might' have won election for Labour Corbyn challenger Owen Smith says he 'might' have won election for Labour
- July 02, 2017

The Welsh MP tried to oust Mr Corbyn from the leadership previous year but the mutiny backfired spectacularly after he was thrashed in the election that followed. And he said that the left-winger's position at the helm of the party is finally secure, after years of civil war in the party. The motion was defeated by 101 votes to 322, with most Labour lawmakers following the party line and abstaining. (more...)