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Author: 0 MP agrarian unrest: Chouhan's continues fast for 2nd day

Surprisingly, what CM is doing by fasting? However, no protest, rally or demonstration will be allowed during the curfew relaxation period, including on Sunday when farmers have announced a protest, collector O P Srivastava said. The minister said MP's agriculture growth rate was the highest in the country and the state was giving loans at zero per cent interest to farmers. Sainath urged bureaucrats, people and think tanks to understand the farm crisis.

Author: 0 Trump Expected To Restrict Trade, Travel With Cuba

President Barack Obama (2009-2017). Amid reports of a possible announcement in Miami as early as Friday about a revised Cuba policy, a White House spokeswoman told el Nuevo Herald that President Donald Trump had not yet seen the final recommendations following a lengthy review and has not made a decision.

World German-Asian ties no snub to US: Angela Merkel
Author: 0 German-Asian ties no snub to US: Angela Merkel

Last week, in a much warmer exchange, Merkel shared the stage with former President Barack Obama at a forum co-sponsored by the Obama Foundation in Berlin . Earlier this year another Trump administration official pointed to the "grossly undervalued" euro as an unfair advantage for German goods. Her spokesman, Steffen Seibert , said on Monday the chancellor was a "deeply convinced trans-Atlanticist" who believes in the idea of Western unity.

Author: 0 US Soldiers Killed Battling ISIS, Taliban in Afghanistan

An estimated 400 to 700 ISIS-K militants are active throughout Nangarhar and Kunar provinces, officials said in late-April after three US special forces soldiers died in separate incidents there. "I can confirm that an infiltrator has shot two Americans dead, and he has been killed in return fire", he said. "This incident is under investigation".

World Britain's May seeks deal with N. Ireland party
Author: 0 Britain's May seeks deal with N. Ireland party

May reached an outline agreement with the DUP to form an alliance that would allow her to remain in power after the Tory's weak performance in Thursday's general elections . She's now attempting to form a government. May meanwhile apologized to Conservative members of parliament who lost their seats after the snap poll, which May had hoped would produce an expanded majority.

Author: 0 South Korea names new defense minister to counter North's missile, nuclear threat

The Trump administration has asked Beijing to take action against almost 10 Chinese companies and individuals to curb their trading with North Korea , the Wall Street Journal reports . The missiles were launched on Thursday morning from the North Korean coastal city of Wonsan and flew about 200km (124 miles), South Korea's Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement .

World Backed Syrian fighters seize parts of IS 'capital' Raqqa
Author: 0 Backed Syrian fighters seize parts of IS 'capital' Raqqa

Most of Mosul has been retaken from ISIL, but the militants still hold some densely populated neighbourhoods in the western part of the city. The so-called capital city of Islamic State , Raqqa , in Northern Syria , is under attack from Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces who have taken Romaniah, to the North-West of the city today.

World COVFEFE Act to preserve Trump tweets as presidential records
Author: 0 COVFEFE Act to preserve Trump tweets as presidential records

If you've forgotten, or you called in sick to the national conversation on May 31, President Trump tweeted simply , "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ", which was retweeted more than 100,000 times before he deleted it. Under the Presidential Records Act, it's up to the president to manage presidential records. The great majority of the deleted tweets are relatively innocuous messages that appear to have been killed and quickly replaced to correct spelling errors or to add ...

World Rahul Gandhi's stance on Sandeep Dikshit 'too little, too late': BJP
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi's stance on Sandeep Dikshit 'too little, too late': BJP

After facing public and political backlash, Sandeep Dikhsit had apologised for his comments against the Army Chief on Sunday itself. Reacting to the Dikshit's "Sadak Ka Gooda" comment BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra had also demanded an apology from Sonia Gandhi and Dikshit's expulsion from the Congress.

Author: 0 California mayor hopes local has winning ticket

After weeks with no winning numbers, one lucky ticket was sold in California Saturday night. Lottery officials on Monday gave a ceremonial million-dollar check to the owners of a Southern California liquor store that sold the winning $447.8 million Powerball jackpot ticket and said whoever bought it has still not come forward to claim the prize.

Author: 0 Qatar begins shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift

He accused the Gulf countries of violating a 1944 convention that the UAE and Bahrain have signed. Qatar is a relatively small oil exporter but is the world's leading supplier of internationally-traded liquefied natural gas (LNG), which had already been suffering from a supply glut and price slump for the last several years.

Author: 0 European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

Then in April the next Conservative prime minister, Theresa May , called an early election that she hoped would give her a bigger majority in parliament and a stronger negotiating position in the Brexit talks. "May stares into the abyss", wrote The Times, while Conservative-supporting The Sun tabloid said succinctly: "She's had her chips". From whom? From her party? The British Conservatives have already agreed a deal in principal with the DUP for the government in Westminster.

World People march for LGBTQ pride and equality around the world
Author: 0 People march for LGBTQ pride and equality around the world

Mers noted that Monday is the first anniversary of the mass-shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, "In the a year ago, we've seen a great response from our local public safety division in Lexington to make sure that events like this, like the Pride Festival, like rallies that we do are safe".

World Presidential Elections 2017: BJP forms three-member panel to consult parties
Author: 0 Presidential Elections 2017: BJP forms three-member panel to consult parties

BJP president Amit Shah on Monday constituted a three-member committee to reach out to other political parties for a consensus on the National Democratic Alliance's candidate for the coming presidential poll. The Election Commission had on June 7 announced the schedule for the presidential poll. Opposition parties like the Congress have said they will front a common candidate.

World Sessions says he will appear before Senate Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Sessions says he will appear before Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions' role in the ongoing probe into Trump campaign's alleged communications with Russian Federation has come under increased scrutiny since the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey this week. In addition, Comey has said Sessions did not respond when he complained that he did not want to be left alone with Trump again. Feinstein said she was especially concerned after National Intelligence Director Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers refused to answer ...

World Bradley's stunning early goal helps US to 1-1 tie at Mexico
Author: 0 Bradley's stunning early goal helps US to 1-1 tie at Mexico

The Americans are 1-7-3 in 11 matches at Estadio Azteca with the lone win coming in a friendly in 2012. Mexico is now 40-2-8 in qualifying matches at home, including 3-0-1 at Estadio Azteca in the Hexagonal. "I was close to nine yesterday". Not long after that Michael Bradley saw his audacious volley hit the outside of the post. "For us to be able to add another category to the Olympics, another basketball category, I think it's pretty great.

Author: 0 'Dead woman walking': UK's Theresa May clings to power

Then, after midnight, Downing Street responded, saying: "The Prime Minister has tonight spoken with the DUP to discuss finalising a confidence and supply deal when Parliament returns next week". The Conservatives won 318 seats, not enough for a majority in the Commons, but buoyed by the 10 DUP MPs. The DUP's social conservatism - it is opposed to same-sex marriage and abortion - has also alarmed some in May's party, particularly Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson , who is ...

Author: 0 Lankan passenger's bomb threat disrupts Malaysia airlines flight

He was "tackled by 11 others on the flight" according to a witness, and did not get inside the cockpit. The passengers have disembarked the aircraft in the meantime and have been taken to hotels. The plane returned to the airport and authorities quickly detained the passenger. Armed officers from an elite police unit then boarded the flight, handcuffing him and escorting him off the plane.

World MP CM ended fast after releasing it made zero impact: Congress
Author: 0 MP CM ended fast after releasing it made zero impact: Congress

Chouhans' fast, which he has started after six farmers died in police firing in Mandsaur , seems to have been initiated under the guidance of the BJP central leadership. An AAP delegation visited Madhya Pradesh recently where it was stopped from entering the village of Mandsaur , the heart of the farmers' agitation. The matter had escalated after the police had opened fire on the crowds during a rally in Mandsaur , while the farmers were demanding a better price for their crops and waiver ...

World A Look at What a Hung Parliament Means for Britain
Author: 0 A Look at What a Hung Parliament Means for Britain

Fearless talk from a wounded leader, but May emerged from the election humiliated and badly - perhaps fatally - weakened. "Theresa May has lost credibility and leverage in her party, her country and across Europe". On the day after the election she had said Mrs May should "consider her position" . If anyone's leadership is less certain than May's, it may be Foster's.

World DUP leader: 'Difficult' for Theresa May to remain Prime Minister
Author: 0 DUP leader: 'Difficult' for Theresa May to remain Prime Minister

Asked if Mrs May could remain as Tory leader, Ms Soubry told the BBC: "That is a matter for her". She called the election early with the aim of shoring up support for the Conservatives ahead of the country's crucial Brexit negotiations, but the move has clearly backfired.

Author: 0 Britain's May seeks deal with N.Ireland party to cling to power

Mr Biagi, who is himself gay, was the SNP's Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment from November 2014 to May past year. "We will continue to work with our friends and allies in the Democratic Unionist Party in particular", she said.