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Global SC withhold hearing on SIT probe into Saharanpur violence
Author: 0 SC withhold hearing on SIT probe into Saharanpur violence

Clashes between the Dalits and Rajputs erupted on May 5 in Shabbirpur village in Saharanpur after objections were raised over the playing of loud music in connection with the celebration of the birth anniversary of warrior king Maharana Pratap.

Global Park, prosecutors face rising stakes in corruption trial
Author: 0 Park, prosecutors face rising stakes in corruption trial

Devin, former President Park Geun-hye's first hearing in her trial ended about an hour ago, taking some three hours in all. A slight, apologetic bow from another. When addressed by a judge, Choi sobbed as she answered questions about her address and occupation. Park then offered a firm, short denial of guilt.

Author: 0 5 killed in Jakarta bombing

Hundreds of radicals from Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, have flocked overseas to fight with IS, and the country has seen a surge in plots and attacks linked to the jihadists over the past year. The police believe they were targeted in the bombing as they provided security for a parade near the station, which is an area frequented by locals but not foreigners.

Author: 0 Mattis: Trump 'Wide Open' on Paris Climate Accord

Merkel and other foreign leaders tried to persuade Trump to join the pact that calls for reduced emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants that are thought to contribute to climate change . On Sunday, he called for Russian Federation to be punished for its involvement in the 2016 presidential election in which Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton.

Author: 0 1 of 2 girls harassed on train speaks out

Najieb praised the three men who interceded. Haven didn't see the two young women- one of them a Muslim-who police said the suspect was targeting. 'It's a gut check for everywhere - and absolutely for Portland. Wheeler said Best was an Army veteran and a city employee. She says the suspect, Jeremy Joseph Christian , approached them yelling hate speech. Christian was known by local police as a "white supremacist".

Author: 0 Rouhani Win Seen Speeding Iran Oil-Deals Push Amid Trump Threat

Reformist candidates swept municipal elections in Iran's capital, taking all 21 seats in Tehran as moderate President Hassan Rohani won a second term, state media reported Monday. The Trump administration in February sanctioned more than two dozen people and companies in retaliation for a ballistic missile test, warning it had put the Islamic Republic "on notice ".

Author: 0 Conservatives U-turn over cap on social care costs

A Conservative government would consult on a possible cap on social care costs, Theresa May has announced. Britain's Labour Party has cut the lead of Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives to 14 points from 20 points a week ago, according to an ICM poll which showed Labour regaining ground in some of its most closely contested voting districts.

Global More arrests in Manchester attack; UK remains on high alert
Author: 0 More arrests in Manchester attack; UK remains on high alert

British police said they arrested two more people during raids on Saturday over the Manchester concert bombing, as Prime Minister Theresa May announced a reduction in the country's threat level and of its anti-terror operation. "The intelligence services are still collecting information about (Abedi) and about the people around him", Rudd said. "I would not rush to conclusions ...

Author: 0 Rep. Jason Chaffetz set to announce he will leave Congress in June

What did he give as his reasons for stepping down then? U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-Spartanburg, is reported to be the likely next head of the powerful House Oversight Committee, according to Politico . As chairman, Gowdy would lead the House's oversight of President Donald Trump and investigate whether the president attempted to quash an FBI investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn.

Author: 0 Pakistan to form new team of lawyers in Jadhav case: Aziz

ICJ stays execution of Jadhav who is in Pak's custody. The government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is under pressure over the ICJ order , with many quarters insisting the choice of legal team and its tactics were wrong. "I never said this as the forum for Kashmir is UN Security Council", he said. Aziz also rejected all such reports stating that Indian businessman Sajjan Jindal's visit to Pakistan last month was focused on seeking reprieve for Jadhav.

Global UK Terror Threat Level Reduced from 'Critical' to 'Severe', May Says
Author: 0 UK Terror Threat Level Reduced from 'Critical' to 'Severe', May Says

The release of the CCTV images comes after British police were reportedly upset that photos of evidence from the crime scene were shared by American news outlets. Grande has promised to return to Manchester for a benefit concert . - An 18-year-old man, who police said was carrying a suspect package, is arrested in Wigan, a town near Manchester .

Author: 0 Brazil's president deploys army to streets in light of violent protest

In response, Temer vowed to prove his innocence and remain as president while so doing. Demonstrators torch the Ministry of Agriculture during an anti-government protest in Brasilia , Brazil, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Now, as part of the Car Wash probe, Temer is facing allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to a former lawmaker who has been jailed for corruption.

Author: 0 Back at Home, Trump Goes on Twitter Offensive Against Leaks, 'Fake News'

Trump's White House believe leaks of Mr. Trump's recent conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are a "deliberate attempt" by former Obama and current officials looking to damage Mr. Specifically, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking at meetings that Kushner fielded with Kislyak and Russian banking executive Sergey Gorkov in December.

Global Intelligence services identify 23000 jihadist suspects in UK
Author: 0 Intelligence services identify 23000 jihadist suspects in UK

Prime Minister Theresa May said developments in the investigation into the bombing meant that intelligence experts had chose to lower the threat level from its highest rating "critical", meaning an attack could be imminent, to "severe". United Kingdom police have identified 22-year-old Salman Abedi as the individual they suspect of having perpetrated the attack. A severe threat still means an attack is "highly likely", according to the scale set by Britain's Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre.

Author: 0 OPEC deal's 9-month extension enough to reach target

However, investors in the financial markets weren't much impressed by this output cut agreement. While the agreement essentially spelled out a continuation of the previous production cuts for another nine months, the lack of an option to continue cuts into 2018 is one of the concerns brought up by analysts assessing the deal.

Global Police say 8 dead in Mississippi shooting
Author: 0 Police say 8 dead in Mississippi shooting

The suspect, Cory Godbolt, spoke to local paper The Clarion-Ledger after he was detained. "My pain wasn't designed for him", he said . Deputy Sheriff Durr and three women were found dead at the scene of the shooting in Bogue Chitto, police said.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande Is Planning a Benefit Concert For Manchester, According to Reports

Britain's politicians resumed campaigning in earnest on Friday with national security in the spotlight, as police scrambled to bust a Libya-linked jihadist network thought to be behind the Manchester terror attack. Prime Minister Theresa May said that the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (Jtac) decided yesterday morning to reduce its public assessment of the likelihood of a follow-up attack from the Manchester bombing on Monday.

Author: 0 Mississippi Shooting Spree Kills 8, Including Sheriff's Deputy

Church in Bogue Chitto, not far from the initial crime scene, where he said Godbolt also was a member. Lincoln County Sheriff Steve Rushing told The Daily Leader (http://bit.ly/2rcVdka) that Deputy William Durr "had a heart of gold" and "would go out of his way to help anybody".

Author: 0 Trump vows crackdown over leaked Manchester details

Prime Minister Theresa May who too seems to be disturbed with the leaks said that she would confront President Donald Trump over leaks. The appearance crime scene on USA newspaper has been a setback for the United States intelligence agencies as the British police have stopped sharing information about the Manchester suicide bombing with them.

Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to change lawyers after ICJ stays execution

Responding to the decision taken by ICJ, a statement from the office of Pakistan's attorney general said, "We are determined to pursue this case to its logical end". The decision has been termed as a diplomatic win for India. "Without prejudging the result, the ICJ considers that the risk or irreparable prejudice, the mere fact that Jadhav is under such a sentence and might be executed, is sufficient to demonstrate such a risk".

Global Another arrest in Manchester attack raids
Author: 0 Another arrest in Manchester attack raids

Pictures published by the The New York Times included remains of the bomb and of the rucksack carried by the suicide bomber, and showed blood stains amid the wreckage. "The British are always more reticent about giving details", he said. In total, 22 people - including teenagers and children - were killed in Monday night's blast.

Global Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for benefit gig
Author: 0 Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for benefit gig

May attempted to hit back Saturday, announcing the new "Commission for Countering Extremism", saying that "enough is enough - we need to be stronger and more resolute in standing up to these people". Prime Minister Theresa May said the independent body which sets the threat level had decided it should be lowered from its highest rating "critical", which meant an attack could be imminent, to "severe".

Author: 0 United Kingdom terror network 'could still be going' as another arrest made

British police now have 12 suspects in custody - including Abedi's elder brother Ismail - and have searched properties across the northwest England city. "We can't let the terrorists win by dissuading us from going about our normal business". Details on how they may be tied to the bombing have not been released.

Author: 0 Reports surface of back channel with Russia

News reports said the White House , reeling from the explosive developments in the long-running Russian Federation saga, is creating a new rapid-fire communications unit to respond to the controversy, led by Kushner , senior presidential adviser Steve Bannon and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus.

Global Defying bandh call, 800 Kashmiri youths appear for Army exam
Author: 0 Defying bandh call, 800 Kashmiri youths appear for Army exam

Baring some stone pelting incidents, the day passed off peacefully in the Kashmir valley on Sunday. It added that in Pulwama, a group of miscreants pelted stones also on 182 CRPF camp at Tahab. Bhat and a 16-year-old associate were killed in a gunfight near his native village in Tral area. "Despite the situation here+, we chose to go for the recruitment rally to give opportunity to the youth to serve Army", an army official said, adding the recruitment drive is conducted across the country.

Author: 0 North Korea leader oversees 'new' weapon system test

Pyongyang has conducted dozens of missile tests and tested two nuclear bombs since the start of 2016, in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. South Korean and Japanese officials have said North Korea fired a missile on Sunday (Monday morning in North Korea ) that landed in Japan's maritime economic zone, according to a report by the Associated Press .

Author: 0 Portland stabbing victims: An army vet, a recent college graduate

He is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday and is being held without bail in the Multnomah County Detention Center. A group of men tried to quiet him and he stabbed them, she said. After graduating from Portland's Reed College with a degree in economics a year ago, he began working at an environmental consulting agency. Christian then pulled out a knife, and he killed two men on the scene, stabbing a third who is now in serious condition at the hospital.

Global Trump girds for defense of top aide in Russia row
Author: 0 Trump girds for defense of top aide in Russia row

Kushner, 36, even suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States to protect such a channel from monitoring, The Post said , quoting USA officials briefed on intelligence reports . somewhat compromised". Clapper noted that it's not up to him to decide what kind of action should be taken as a response to Russia's attempts to interfere with the USA election, but he said, "certainly sanctions are a compelling, powerful weapon-Russians don't like them".

Author: 0 Philippine's Duterte under fire for rape jokes

The dead civilians included a group of four men, three women and a child who were found near a road close to the Mindanao State University in Marawi , said Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson Brig. Hapilon has also suffered a mild stroke, he said. It is not the first time that Duterte has joked about rape; in April 2016 during the successful presidential election campaign, he made a joke about Australian missionary worker Jaqueline Hamill, who was gang raped and killed in a ...

Global Comey Ended Clinton Probe Amid Worries About Fake Russian Document
Author: 0 Comey Ended Clinton Probe Amid Worries About Fake Russian Document

Both the House Oversight Committee and the Intelligence Committee requested the memos in early May after The New York Times reported that Comey noted in one of them that Trump had asked him to end the investigation into the links his former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, had had with Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Man Utd and Liverpool target Cesc Fabregas says he could leave Chelsea

The Spaniard has struggled for consistent game-time under Antonio Conte this season and started on the bench in yesterday's FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal . "It is all about trying to change the manager's decision", he added. "We go home with a bad taste because of what has happened but for sure we would rather win the Premier League than the FA Cup ".

Global Tillerson calls out Iran over human rights, terror support
Author: 0 Tillerson calls out Iran over human rights, terror support

During his Saudi Arabia visit, Tillerson said Saturday that he hopes the re-election of Rouhani would prompt changes to Tehran's approach to "terrorism and human rights". Yesterday U.S. officials expressed that they are hoping newly re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will stop the tests of ballistic missiles .

Author: 0 United Kingdom warns that Manchester bombing members could still be at large

British police now have 12 suspects in custody - including Abedi's elder brother Ismail - and have searched properties across the northwest England city. "I wish I could say that Georgina is one of the last to die in this way but unless our government opens its eyes we know we are only another in a long line of parents on a list that continues to grow", the family said in a statement released through Greater Manchester Police.

Global Egypt directs airstrikes on Friday attackers' training camps in Eastern Libya
Author: 0 Egypt directs airstrikes on Friday attackers' training camps in Eastern Libya

Sameh Shoukry, Egypt's foreign minister, said "there was enough information and evidence of the terrorist elements involved in the (attack) having trained in these camps". This is the fourth such attack on Coptic Christians since December. "Egypt will not hesitate in striking terror camps anywhere, either inside (the country) or outside it", said Sisi in a televised address .

Global France's new president meets United Nations chief
Author: 0 France's new president meets United Nations chief

Mr Philippe , is an old friend to Alain Juppé, the 2016 runner-up in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Alexis Kohler (Ko-LAIR), Macron's general secretary at the presidential Elysee Palace, made the announcement Wednesday.

Author: 0 Manchester concert killer used student loans to cover bomb costs

Police say they think Abedi assembled his bomb at a rented apartment in central Manchester that was raided by officers Wednesday. Britain's senior-most counter-terrorism officer Mark Rowley had said that Scotland Yard had reviewed security at more than 1,300 events across the country and people could be "100 per cent confident" they were doing everything possible to protect them.

Global Saudis face 'downfall' for siding with US - Iran
Author: 0 Saudis face 'downfall' for siding with US - Iran

With President Hassan Rouhani reelected by a large margin, the focus is on how it will affect United States relations with the Middle East . Rouhani said in a press conference in the presence of over 300 domestic and foreign reporters in Tehran on Monday.

Author: 0 Schiff Expects Kushner at Committee and Wants Clearance Reviewed

As he mulls outside reinforcements to his operation, Trump returned late Saturday from his nine-day journey to a White House seemingly in crisis mode, with a barrage of reports hitting close to the Oval Office and involving Jared Kushner , his son-in-law and influential adviser.

Author: 0 Anti-government protests claim another life in Venezuela

The United Nations Security Council is due to meet behind closed doors regarding Venezuela on Wednesday at the request of the United States , diplomats said . Officials will meet in Brussels Wednesday to discuss US plans to broaden an in-flight ban on laptops and tablets to include plans from Europe. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez decried the US sanctions on Twitter as "outrageous and unacceptable".

Global Ariana Grande to perform at benefit concert for Manchester
Author: 0 Ariana Grande to perform at benefit concert for Manchester

The UK's terror threat level has been reduced as police unravel the bomb-making methods of the Manchester suicide attacker and close in on suspected co-conspirators. Police in Manchester , meanwhile, said they have apprehended "a large part" of the terror network they believe Abedi may have been working with. Five days after a bomber killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester , more than a thousand armed police are on standby as major events including the Football Association Cup ...

Global Waiters at Pippa Middleton's wedding were models, insiders reveal
Author: 0 Waiters at Pippa Middleton's wedding were models, insiders reveal

Well in the end, it looks like she only went to the reception. And, it appears Pippa Middleton thought her wedding to hedge fund financier James Matthews on Saturday afternoon would be the ideal opportunity to rewear something "old" she first sported at her sister Kate Middleton's wedding to Prince William in 2011.

Author: 0 G7 Climate Talks "Controversial"

The Axios news site suggests Mr Trump is leaning that way now, citing three sources who say his mind is made up, and that the wheels are quietly being put in motion behind the scenes. "I think he is learning to understand the European position", Cohn said when asked which way the president was leaning on the Paris agreement . "If you let him go back to the civil war within the White House , Pruitt might win", he said.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Hits Out At 'Fake News' Following Reports On Son-In-Law

Mr Trump did not specifically say which leaks he was referring to. "I think any time you can open lines of communication with anyone, whether they're good friends or not-so-good friends, is a smart thing to do", Kelly said. "Any way that you can communicate with people, particularly organizations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us, is a good thing". Kushner was a trusted Trump adviser previous year, overseeing the campaign's digital strategy.

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