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Global Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah 'dozes off' during press conference
Author: 0 Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah 'dozes off' during press conference

Despite the "minor" differences, the leadership has seen it fit to form coordination committees in the districts where there are factions. "That is the message to workers and leaders of the party". The Congress is expected to complete its re-organisation at the booth and panchayat levels by June 30, following which a State-level meeting will be held at Raichur, and a massive rally at Chikkamagalur.

Author: 0 UAE Minister Sees Chance for Iran to Reset 'Troubled' Ties with Neighbors

Iran has also continued, during Rouhani's first term, to be the world's foremost state sponsor of global terrorism . Any U.S. attempt to influence Iran must take the realities within Iran into consideration. In the past year, the two have been fighting the same ISIS enemy. He will face great challenges by Iran's forces of reaction and he is unlikely to be a great force for democracy, but for most Iranians it is better to have Rouhani at the helm than a Khamenei or Raisi.

Author: 0 Trump ridiculed for shoving North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader

Trump's call , while terse in tone, reflects the political Kabuki of past USA presidents including both Reagan and Obama who pressured, usually unsuccessfully, the European states to spend more on defense. Still, Trump hailed the trip a success as he arrived to the G-7 summit in Sicily Friday, the final stop of his maiden worldwide trip, a grueling nine-day, five-stop marathon.

Author: 0 Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

Carter asked Brzezinski to join his team during his first presidential campaign after he studied Brzezinski's "impressive background and his scholarly and political writings". Johnson from 1966 - 1968. He also appeared on numerous daily or Sunday talk shows - including opposite his daughter on " Morning Joe ". Then from 1977 - 1981, he served as National Security Advisor under President Jimmy Carter in the years of the Iran hostage crisis and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

Author: 0 Sessions Tells Prosecutors to Seek Harsher Punishments

However, Paul voted in favor of Sessions' confirmation earlier this year. " Jeff sessions made it clear he does not see any difference between marijuana and heroin". "The data showed that while they brought fewer indictments carrying a mandatory minimum sentence , the prosecutions of high-level drug defendants had risen and that cooperation and plea rates remained effectively the same", Holder said.

Author: 0 USA air strikes pound pro-Assad forces in Syria

The official statement said that the vehicles did not stop despite the show of force and warning shots. The United States launched an airstrike against pro-Syrian forces who advanced inside a "de-conflicted zone" Thursday even though Russian Federation urged them not to, the USA -led coalition said.

Global Kushner proposed secret communication channel with Kremlin
Author: 0 Kushner proposed secret communication channel with Kremlin

The Washington Post reported Friday that Kislyak told his superiors that he and Kushner discussed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin. Kushner initially failed to declare the meetings on forms to obtain a security clearance to serve in the White House. The transition team was looking for ways to establish a back channel to Putin, a source told CNN .

Global Seth Rich's Family Believes Kim Dotcom Tried to Hack His Email
Author: 0 Seth Rich's Family Believes Kim Dotcom Tried to Hack His Email

Seth Rich's family have repeatedly urged Hannity , Fox News , and others to stop destroying the memory of their son and sibling. "Cars.com's media buy strategies are created to reach as many consumers as possible across a wide spectrum of media channels", Cars.com said in a statement .

Global Army Steps Up Anti-Terror Operations, Destroys Pakistan Army Post
Author: 0 Army Steps Up Anti-Terror Operations, Destroys Pakistan Army Post

Earlier today, the Indian Army formally revealed that it has destroyed Pakistani Army posts in J&K's Naushera sector. The operation reportedly took place between May 9 and 10. Maj Gen Narula said infiltrations are likely to increase with melting of snow and opening of passes, and referred to the recent incident in Naugam where four terrorists were neutralised on May 20-21.

Author: 0 Macron calls for countries' support in fighting extremism

France's new President Emmanuel Macron is vowing to tackle the root of terrorism by promoting development cooperation in Mali. Macron said he was in favor of "finding a deal soon to alleviate the weight of Greece's debt over time", adding that French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire would argue for this at a meeting of eurozone ministers in Brussels on Monday.

Author: 0 Supreme Court issues temporary stay on execution

The state attorney general said Arthur used perpetual litigation to avoid his sentence for years. She called the years of execution delays exceedingly painful for the family of Troy Wicker to bear. Stone also offered her sympathies to Wicker's family. His case had angered both opponents and supporters of the death sentence: the former saw his endless run-ins with execution as a form of psychological torture, while those who supported the sentence see Arthur and his legal team as constantly ...

Global Jared Kushner a 'focus' in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Jared Kushner a 'focus' in Russian Federation probe

Kushner has acknowledged meeting during the transition with Russia's ambassador and separately with the head of a Russian bank. News, citing unnamed U.S. More recently, Flynn has come under fire for a $45,000 paid appearance at an event hosted by RT, a state sponsored Russian media outlet, and for $500,000 worth of lobbying work he did on behalf of the Turkish government, which he failed to disclose before taking the job in the Trump administration.

Global First Lady, Melania Trump, Hand Swat Video Goes Viral
Author: 0 First Lady, Melania Trump, Hand Swat Video Goes Viral

The White House has not responded to CNN's request for comment and context on the moment, but the video clip is already going viral. Palestinian activists are calling for a "Day of Rage" when Trump visits the West Bank on Tuesday. Trump will meet with Netanyahu in Jerusalem on 22 may and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem on 23 may. TEL AVIV Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he hoped a visit to Israel by U.S.

Global Linked Jihadists Take Priest, Churchgoers Hostage in Philippines
Author: 0 Linked Jihadists Take Priest, Churchgoers Hostage in Philippines

Hapilon, an Islamic preacher on the US's list of most-wanted terrorists who was behind a failed kidnap plot last month, called for help from an allied group, the Maute. Earlier Tuesday, members of the Philippine army searched Marawi City for Hapilon and his party when the gunfire began. Duterte met late Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and said he is counting on Russia to supply weapons for the Philippines to fight terrorism.

Author: 0 Man shouting 'hate speech' stabs two people to death

One of them was wearing a hijab, Portland police Sgt. Pete Simpson told CNN . Police in OR say two people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young Muslim women.

Global Indigenous Leaders Reject Constitutional Recognition And Call For A Treaty
Author: 0 Indigenous Leaders Reject Constitutional Recognition And Call For A Treaty

Constitutional recognition of Aborigines is a complex issue in a country which previously administered them under flora and fauna laws. NSW delegate and Wiradjuri elder Jenny Munro argued that her group's calls for a treaty were diminished in an unequal discussion forum process that focused heavily on constitutional recognition.

Author: 0 Tillerson holds briefing in Saudi Arabia without United States press

He made the comments while flying from Saudi Arabia to Israel as part of President Donald Trump's first worldwide trip. Lippman also expressed skepticism that the Saudis would be able to use the extra $110 billion in arms sales that Trump had proved to effectively strengthen themselves.

Global Mystery ensues after federal prosecutor found dead in Florida
Author: 0 Mystery ensues after federal prosecutor found dead in Florida

Whisenant worked for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami in its major crimes unit and the following statement was released: "The U.S. Attorney's Office family is deeply saddened by his death". He also taught a paralegal program at the University of Miami. "He was a pleasure to work with, he was just a dedicated prosecutor", said Shorstein, who added that the news comes as a shock and that his thoughts are with Whisnant's family.

Global Newton Abbot bomb maker gets 15 year sentence
Author: 0 Newton Abbot bomb maker gets 15 year sentence

He said the student's actions came at a time of heightened fear of terrorism, "an all too timely reminder of which were the events in Manchester". The court heard that experts were divided over Smith's future risk to society. Police also found scraps of paper with bomb-making instructions and a "shopping list" of components. But he denied being an extremist and his advocates read out extracts of a psychiatric report confirming Smith, now 20, has an autism spectrum disorder.

Global See the first photos of Richard Ayoade as new 'Crystal Maze' host
Author: 0 See the first photos of Richard Ayoade as new 'Crystal Maze' host

Channel 4 has teased that " The Crystal Maze " is "coming soon". They will face a range of skill, mystery, physical and mental challenges to win crystals that equate to time in the final test - the legendary Crystal Dome. The IT Crowd star will front 20 hour-long episodes on Channel 4 which are due to air later this year. However, Richard Ayoade then stepped in to save the day, having previously been at the centre of rumours he'd be taking over the new series of "Great British Bake ...

Global Ben Stiller and wife Christine Taylor announce separation
Author: 0 Ben Stiller and wife Christine Taylor announce separation

The couple met in 1999 while filming Dan Harmon's Heat Vision And Jack , a pilot that starred Jack Black and Owen Wilson and was made for Fox , but was never picked up as a series. Stiller, 51, who proposed to Taylor while he was doing " Meet the Parents ", told Parade in 2013 that art imitated life when he was about to pop the question.

Author: 0 White House adviser differs with coal-loving president

Trump's pledge to "put miners back to work" has often been credited with the president's electoral success in the Rust Belt, once home to a booming coal industry. Speaking on Friday, Cohn appeared to backtrack on his previous comments. European officials have been especially nervous about Trump's criticism of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and friendly comments about Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Key GOP senators slam House Obamacare replacement after CBO report

It is her personal story and refers to Rep. Vern Buchanan's misguided vote for the "American Health Care Act" that has been passed by the Republicans in the House , but not yet passed in the Senate . It did not guess which states might do that, but the report says that one-sixth of the population could be subject to that instability. As a outcome, the CBO and the JCT expect that the waivers in those states would have another effect: Community-rated premiums would increase over ...

Global Trump, G-7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate
Author: 0 Trump, G-7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

White House spokesman Sean Spicer, traveling with the president, downplayed the absence of Trump's formal commitment to security guarantees during the speech, saying that there was no question of US support for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and all of the obligations that are entailed in membership.

Author: 0 France President, Macron swerves past Trump to embrace Merkel

As President Trump met French President Emmanuel Macron for the first time, welcoming him to lunch Thursday at the residence here of the USA ambassador to Belgium, the two men shook hands for six long seconds. The resulting images show Trump attempting twice to free himself from Macron's death grab, his body leaning carefully away from the French president.

Global Two more arrested as cops unravel bomber's network
Author: 0 Two more arrested as cops unravel bomber's network

Greater Manchester Police officials hope to resume normal intelligence relationships with the US soon, the report added , but they are now " furious " about recent leaks - suspected to have been made by American law enforcement. The father, a police officer whose name is Ramadan, took his sons' passports so they could not travel, the friend said. In addition to those killed, 116 people received medical treatment at Manchester hospitals for wounds from the blast.

Author: 0 Trump Faces G7 Squeeze On Climate Change, Trade At Sicily Summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with Trump in front of their countries' flags. It will be the first summit for a number of leaders, including Donald Trump and Theresa May . At the close of the day's talks, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said six of the G-7 nations - Italy , Britain , France , Germany , Canada and Japan - confirmed "our commitment and our determination" to the Paris Agreement establishing goals for reducing greenhouse gases.

Author: 0 President Trump to review US sanctions on Russia

At a G7 summit in Sicily on Friday, Mr Trump's administration signalled its support for imposing greater penalties on Moscow in an apparent reverse of the president's previous position. "Since our last G7 summit in Japan , we haven't seen anything that would justify a change in our sanctions policy towards Russia ", Tusk, who coordinates policy for the EU's 28 leaders, told reporters.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande I'm Going Back to Manchester for Benefit Show

The lengthy, poignant Twitter message was posted at 2 p.m. Friday. "From the day we started putting the Dangerous Woman tour together", she wrote , "I said that this show, more than anything else, was meant to be a safe space for my fans".

Global Pres. Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader - who takes it in stride
Author: 0 Pres. Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader - who takes it in stride

Although from media houses to Twitterati, everybody is questioning the move of Trump, Markovic who was shoved aside denied any awkward move by Trump. May had previously said she would question the president over leaked security information, which United Kingdom police had shared with USA authorities after the Manchester attack .

Global 'Large part' of Manchester bombing network held: Scotland Yard
Author: 0 'Large part' of Manchester bombing network held: Scotland Yard

He confirmed that his other son, Ismail, had been arrested Tuesday around Manchester by British authorities in the concert attack probe. - A 23-year-old man is arrested by masked police in the Chorlton area of south Manchester near where Abedi is believed to have lived.

Global 4 climbers, including 1 American, die on Mount Everest
Author: 0 4 climbers, including 1 American, die on Mount Everest

This was the deadliest episode since an avalanche swept through base camp two years ago, killing 18 people. At least two of the deceased succumbed to altitude sickness. The weather had calmed over the weekend, opening a narrow window for climbers to make a bid for the top. There are forecasts of strong winds over the next few days.

Global Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after freakish penalty incident
Author: 0 Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after freakish penalty incident

Manchester City's top-four quest remains intact with two matches remaining after they hung on desperately for a scrappy 2-1 win against Leicester yesterday . "I wasn't anxious because I knew I didn't touch it", he told Sky Sports News . In the second half, we didn't know whether to attack or defend the result.

Author: 0 Ten held in Manchester attack probe

United Kingdom police have stopped sharing information about the Manchester terrorist attack with the USA, following a series of leaks to media outlets, it has been reported. They were escorted out of the building as police broke through the door to one of the flats shortly after 12.30pm local time. British police said the suspect they arrested on Wednesday, was carrying a package which was being examined.

Author: 0 More Than 100 Civilians Killed In Mosul Bombing In March, US Says

The strike had targeted two ISIS snipers who were on the building's second floor; the USA bomb was expected to damage no more than 20 percent of the structure, the Pentagon says. " It's disproportionate to use a huge bomb on two snipers on the roof of the building, when there's a chance there could be civilians inside ". In this case, the civilians weren't herded into the building.

Global Israel Condemns 'Painful' Terrorist Attack on Egypt Christians
Author: 0 Israel Condemns 'Painful' Terrorist Attack on Egypt Christians

The bus was heading towards the Monastery of St Samuel the Confessor in Minya province about 140 miles south of Cairo when it came under fire, said the BBC. The government is likely to further tighten security around churches, monasteries, schools and pilgrimages to remote Christian sites, which may be suspended, the officials said.

Author: 0 Trump asked 2 US intel chiefs to deny Russian Federation collusion

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said Wednesday he might call on Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller to meet with him and the ranking Democrat on his committee, California's Dianne Feinstein, if the Federal Bureau of Investigation declines to provide documents requested by his committee.

Global Trump Pledges Additional $75 Million to Israeli Missile Defense Program
Author: 0 Trump Pledges Additional $75 Million to Israeli Missile Defense Program

The White House late Tuesday released a readout of Trump's meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem from earlier that day. Daniel Estrin is Jerusalem correspondent for NPR News. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to speak for many in Israel Tuesday when he said, "Thank you, President Trump, for your steadfast friendship to the Jewish people and the Jewish state".

Author: 0 Paul plans to force vote on $110 billion Saudi arms deal

Qassemi also rejected as "baseless" USA allegations that Iran supports terrorism, saying Tehran is well-known for its forceful and indefatigable fight against terrorism. After all, every Iranian president since 1981 has served two terms in office. But just months after his speech, the Obama administration became remarkably quiet on democracy promotion and was reluctant to criticize USA allies like Egypt and Saudi Arabia .Netanyahu played it down, saying that U.S.Trump's speech came amid a ...

Author: 0 Tillerson Holds Briefing in Saudi Arabia, U.S

His stance was later underlined by his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, in a joint news conference with his Saudi counterpart. "This is a battle between good and evil". "America is reinvigorating terrorists in the region by its hostile policies", state television quoted foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi as saying.

Global US First Lady, Melania Trump Slaps Away Donald Trump's Hand In Israel
Author: 0 US First Lady, Melania Trump Slaps Away Donald Trump's Hand In Israel

Trump arrived in Bethlehem by motorcade, crossing a checkpoint at Israel's controversial separation wall , and was greeted by Abbas and other dignitaries outside the city's presidential palace. Trump is now in Israel , having touched down in Jerusalem on Monday with the goal of emphasizing the deep strength of the American-Israeli relationship.

Global Foreigners among militants fighting Philippine army in Mindanao: solicitor
Author: 0 Foreigners among militants fighting Philippine army in Mindanao: solicitor

There are also unconfirmed reports that the militants slaughtered civilians, binding their hands together and gunning them down in a field. "The festering rebellion of the Maute terrorist group, which has pledged allegiance to the virulent ISIS, otherwise known as Daesh in Arabic, is a compelling reason why martial law was declared", he said.

Global UK army, police responding to a call at a college in Manchester
Author: 0 UK army, police responding to a call at a college in Manchester

Investigators continue to work around the clock to track down associates of Abedi, a 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent, amid fears he is part of a network plotting further mayhem. Abedi's father Ramadan lives in Tripoli . France's interior minister said Abedi is believed to have traveled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State group.

Author: 0 U.S. probe finds over 100 civilians died in Mosul air strike

The Pentagon report, however, places the blame for the civilian causalities largely on ISIS . "The Coalition takes every feasible measure to protect civilians from harm". Lead investigator Air Force Brig. CTS commanders asked for a strike on the structure and went through the rigorous checklist to launch a strike, Isler said.

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