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Author: 0 India shows off space prowess with launch of mega rocket

Although India has successfully launched lighter satellites in recent years, this latest rocket is capable of carrying a massive four-tonne payload into high orbit - twice the capacity of its predecessor, ISRO says. The vehicle is scheduled to launch the GSAT-19 into the GTO at 16.20 minutes after lift off. To complete engine and converting the engine into the cryogenic stage Isro has done 200 odd tests from the beginning.

Author: 0 Philippine police say casino attacker was indebted gambler

Police chief Oscar Albayalde said Sunday the family confirmed the man's identity as Jesse Carlos, a former employee of the Finance Department. "We reiterate that this is not an act of terrorism but this incident is confined to the act of one man alone", Albayalde said as he sat alongside Carlos's parents and wife at a press conference held to announce the identity of the attacker.

Author: 0 Tories in 'chaos' over tax policies, Labour and Lib Dems claim

When Mrs May announced the snap election in mid-April, analysts suggested that she was seeking a mandate to lead the country personally through its exit from the European Union (EU). The Tories' tax policies are being questioned because their program for government dropped a commitment, made in 2015 , not to raise income tax, national insurance contributions or value-added tax, a sales tax.

Author: 0 Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

NPR's Carrie Johnson has been reporting on this, and she is with us now to talk about it. A first attempt at a travel ban brought massive protests to USA airports, and was blocked by judges. The Supreme Court is the administration's final legal recourse. Then, perhaps next week, the high court will meet privately to discuss and vote on whether to lift that injunction on the ban.

World British Chief Rabbi Calls For Tolerance After London Terror Attack
Author: 0 British Chief Rabbi Calls For Tolerance After London Terror Attack

Officers searching for the attackers went through bars and restaurants as staff and customers hid. A member of the public is also wounded in the "unprecedented" police gunfire, but not critically injured. "But these were later established to hoaxes". At 10 p.m.it was still warm enough to sit outside, and the market area and its restaurants were crowded with people.

World Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk
Author: 0 Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk

The controversy has engulfed Trump's young administration since he fired FBI Director James Comey two weeks ago amid the agency's investigation of possible Russian Federation ties. Brennan's confirmation of contacts between Russian officials and members of Trump's team, increased the pressure on investigators to determine whether the Trump camp colluded with the Russians.

Author: 0 Trump has 'total confidence' in son-in-law Kushner

Ms. Conway declined to comment on The New York Times report that Mr. Kushner met with a Russian banker for reasons the Federal Bureau of Investigation is still investigating, but she did comment on White House Communications Director Mike Dubke's decision to leave the administration.

Author: 0 Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting

Diplomacy can be a white-knuckle ride at times, but French President Emmanuel Macron refused to be shaken when he found himself in an unexpected standoff with U.S. Although most people think of the handshake as a common form of greeting or agreement, Trump has been well known to use the gesture in an alpha-male display of assumed dominance.

Author: 0 Goldman Sachs Under Fire For Venezuelan Bond Purchase

Maduro's brazen transition to authoritarian rule", said the Times . And the death toll has mounted. Demonstrators with shields prepare to clash with security forces during anti-government protests in Caracas , Venezuela, Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

Author: 0 Police make 17th arrest in Manchester bombing

Police investigating the Manchester bombing have evacuated an area of the city after finding a auto which they say may be "significant" to their enquiries. Police have also released new CCTV images showing Abedi moving around Manchester before the attack on the arena. The Metropolitan Police head of counter-terrorism, Mark Rowley, said police believe all of the attackers were killed, but investigations are underway to ensure there are no more.

Author: 0 White House: Jerusalem Embassy Move Not a Matter of "If", but "When"

Israeli officials, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, have been urging Washington to move the embassy, a measure that would be seen as recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel . The White House position on moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem? President Trump made this decision to maximize the chances of successfully negotiating a deal between Israel and the Palestinians, fulfilling his solemn obligation to defend America's national security interests.

World Chandler company plays big part in United States missile defense shield program
Author: 0 Chandler company plays big part in United States missile defense shield program

Syring, head of the Missile Defense Agency told reporters by telephone from Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado. The string of islands and tiny atolls was the site of more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War. Both 2010 and 2013 saw interceptor test failures. The Missile Defense Agency has been on a long road to improve the reliability and capability of the GBI fleet.

Author: 0 Japan Ready to Join US Against North Korea

South Korea and Japan immediately protested the missile launch, the most recent test-firing by North Korea as it seeks to develop nuclear weapons that can reach USA military bases. North Korea has conducted a series of ballistic missile test firings recently. Washington says it is willing to enter into talks with Pyongyang , but only if it halts its missile and nuclear tests.

World Trump argues for travel ban after attacks hit London
Author: 0 Trump argues for travel ban after attacks hit London

He said there would be extra police presence in London on Sunday. She said: "My heartfelt sympathies - and those of everyone in Scotland - are with the families of those who lost their lives during last night's despicable and cowardly terror attack ".

Author: 0 Trump slams London's mayor in wake of attacks

None of the seven who were killed have been identified by name yet, but Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said a Canadian national was among the dead. The UK PM said attacks are now inspired "by copying one another and often using the crudest of means of attack". A spokesman for Khan responded to the Trump Twitter barbs on Sunday, stating the mayor himself had "more important things to do" aiding the city's response and recovery.

World Terror attacks strike heart of London; 6 people killed
Author: 0 Terror attacks strike heart of London; 6 people killed

He told BBC News: "I noticed this man with this kind of explosive looking belt on his chest, they were running", he said. Then they got out of the auto and, armed with hunting knives attacked passers-by. The legal fight pits the president's authority over immigration against what lower courts have said is a policy that purported to be about national security but was meant to target Muslims.

Author: 0 Theresa May accused of "manifesto meltdown" after 'dementia tax' U-turn

The manifesto detailed proposals to charge people with assets worth over £100,000 for care within their own homes, the cost of which is now largely state-funded. A plurality of voters back policies such as renationalising the railways and the energy grid, with several policies - such as raising income tax for people earning more than £80,000 and banning zero hours contracts - even winning support from a majority of Conservative voters.

World Jordan welcomes US President's decision not to move embassy to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Jordan welcomes US President's decision not to move embassy to Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a statement saying he was disappointed with the decision, but he still supports President Trump's commitment to moving the embassy in the future. President Barack Obama signed it during the last weeks of his term, and, on Thursday, it would be half a year since he did so. Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani said the decision shows a deep understanding of the issue's sensitivity, which will contribute to creating the environment ...

Author: 0 World Bank sees global economy growing 2.7 percent this year

The U.S. economy is forecast to expand 2.1 percent this year, down 0.1 point from the January projection but up from an estimated 1.6 percent last year. While the unemployment rate is close to its long-run equilibrium, the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates more gradually than in past tightening cycles, it said.

Author: 0 Grande, Katy, Liam Gallagher sing for Manchester

Grande, 23, initially performed Be Alright and Break Free . Her boyfriend Mac Miller also joined her on stage for a surprise performance of "Dang!" Confetti burst following the performance. I just want to take this moment and honor the people who were loss and taken". "You joining us here today with so many watching around the world sends that message spoken by Olivia Campbell-Hardy's mother, Charlotte that her daughter and all of the others lost will never be victims".

Author: 0 Philippines says foreigners fighting alongside IS-linked rebels

Khye Amerol, one of the evacuees, told International Business Times that more people are still moving out of Marawi because they fear getting caught in the crossfire. Mary's Cathedral, which was set on fire, were taken hostage. "I'm just praying that the bullets will not find their way to my house and hit us". Hapilon was believed to be staying in Marawi , nursing wounds suffered from a previous clash.

Author: 0 W2W4 at French Open: Garbine Muguruza, Venus Williams face stiff tests

The 13th-seeded Frenchwoman secured victory on her first match point with a forehand victor, and threw both arms in the air to the roar of the crowd. "I have no words to describe the love I have for you", said Mladenovic , who rallied from 5-2 down in the third set to set up a date with defending champion Garbine Muguruza on Monday.

Author: 0 Trump slams London mayor, uses terror attacks to promote his

British police arrested a dozen people on Sunday in a widening terrorism investigation after attackers used a van and large knives to kill seven people in London , including Archibald. Trump responded by labeling Khan "ignorant" and suggested the two should compete in an IQ test. President Trump issued an initial response on Twitter Saturday evening.

World Ireland's Next Prime Minister Is Young, Gay And Conservative
Author: 0 Ireland's Next Prime Minister Is Young, Gay And Conservative

Varadkar, the son of an Indian-born father and Irish mother, became a doctor before first entering Irish parliament at the age of 27. Then the minister of health, he joined several other openly gay Irish politicians in backing the Marriage Equality Bill allowing same-sex couples to Wednesday.