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Global AIPMLB files affidavit in SC, to issue advisory against triple talaq
Author: 0 AIPMLB files affidavit in SC, to issue advisory against triple talaq

The affidavit of AIMPLB said that only if the dispute still remained unresolved, the husband may pronounce one divorce during the period of purity of his wife and leave his wife till the time her waiting period ( iddat ) ended. It said that in order to discourage triple talaq as a form of divorce, it has chose to socially boycott those Muslims who resort to saying talaq in one go and reduce such divorce incidents.

Global Major Gogoi, who tied Kashmiri local to jeep, awarded by Gen. Rawat
Author: 0 Major Gogoi, who tied Kashmiri local to jeep, awarded by Gen. Rawat

The officer was awarded by Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat during his recent visit to Jammu and Kashmir. The video was widely shared on social networks in Kashmir and drew condemnation. The step was widely condemned by the separatist leadership of Kashmir but at the same time army and officials justified the act as a step to save convoy from stone pelting.

Author: 0 Aisha Buhari, Dolapo Osinbajo, governors' wives visit rescued 82 Chibok girls

Nigeria's Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Alhassan Thursday said 82 Chibok schoolgirls released recently were undergoing medical screening to facilitate their quick reintegration into the society. "The parents of the Chibok girls are free to visit them at any time". The minister, who condemned insinuations that the Federal Government had been shielding the parents and the media from having access to the girls, said there was the need for the girls to be taken through ...

Global Putin plays piano as he awaits talks with China's Xi
Author: 0 Putin plays piano as he awaits talks with China's Xi

An impromptu turn at a grand piano by Russian President Vladimir Putin as he waited for talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping left residents in the host country impressed. The video was posted to YouTube by Sputnik , a digital news agency that is a state-funded sibling of RT and, like RT, is aimed at worldwide audiences.

Global Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Leg Of International Trip
Author: 0 Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Leg Of International Trip

But Ivanka and Melania Trump avoided causing a stir during their visit by praying at the separate, smaller, women's section of the wall. Before visiting the Wall, Trump visited the Church of the Holy Supulchre. Mitchell said, "I think one of the most notable things, though, was that Prime Minister Netanyahu was so confrontational in his remarks". He said: "Now we must work together to build a future where the nations of the region are at peace and all of our children can grow, and grow ...

Global Arizona Basketball: 5-Star Emmanuel Akot Reclassifies To 2017
Author: 0 Arizona Basketball: 5-Star Emmanuel Akot Reclassifies To 2017

The 6-foot-8 wing is from Canada, and considered to be a top 25-type recruit. Averaging 16 points, six rebounds and almost four assists per game this spring on the adidas circuit for his Utah Prospects 17-under unit, Akot is the final piece to the puzzle that will be installed for Arizona's chances at cutting down the nets in San Antonio next April.

Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard talks about ankle injury, questionable for Spurs-Warriors Game 3

Here's everything you need to know including Spurs vs. Warriors Game 2 live stream with the ESPN , WatchESPN app and more. Were just going to keep pounding on that. "It's fun to watch". The Warriors' shot an impressive 56 per cent from the field and 49 per cent from behind the three-point line, with Stephen Curry leading the way with 29 points.

Author: 0 Body of child found in auto, identification pending

Dwan Wakefield, D'Allen Washington and Byron McBride - all in their late teens - are being held without bond in the Madison County Detention Center. "We just want them, whoever did it, just to face up". Nine hours after the boy vanished, a man reported the missing Toyota Camry dumped beside a dead-end road in the northern suburb of Gluckstadt.

Author: 0 US Senate intel panel invites James Comey to testify in Public

His role in the investigation came to a screeching halt when Trump fired him 10 days ago - though a paper trail of memos he left behind has pointed at the administration's attempts to derail the investigation. Rosenstein learned about Trump's plan on May 8, Durbin said. That was two days after Rosenstein named Mueller as a special counsel to investigate possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign to influence the 2016 presidential election.

Author: 0 Donald Trump heads to Israel in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia also served as something of a reset with the region following his presidential campaign, which was frequently punctured by bouts of anti-Islamic rhetoric. "Together", they proclaim, "we will prevail", a slogan that boats of a renewed military and economic bond between the USA and Saudi Arabia. Yet here he was urging more than 40 Muslim leaders to unite to "drive out the terrorists and drive out the extremists.

Global President Trump denies collusion with Russian Federation
Author: 0 President Trump denies collusion with Russian Federation

Senate Intel Committee Ranking Member Mark Warner said he's hoping to hear from Comey in the "not-to-distant future". Reports published Thursday , citing unnamed sources close to Comey, said Trump invited Comey to dinner and then asked Comey to promise he'd be loyal to him.

Global Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director
Author: 0 Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

A sense of fatigue and despondence has set in as White House officials wait for new balls to drop. Lieberman is not named as an attorney on any of the Trump-related cases that Kasowitz has taken on, and as senior counsel at the firm has mostly seemed to serve a marketing role , hosting a "conversation and cocktails" evening, and speaking at public events.

Author: 0 Trump trip to Israel possibly first flight from Saudi Arabia

Trump shocked longtime observers of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process earlier this year when he declined to endorse a two-state solution to the conflict, breaking with stated U.S. The worldwide community does not recognise Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem and countries maintain their embassies in Tel Aviv . On Sunday, Israel authorised some economic concessions to the Palestinians that it said would improve civilian life in areas controlled by the Palestinian Authority and were ...

Global Trump heads to Israel in possible first arrival from Saudi
Author: 0 Trump heads to Israel in possible first arrival from Saudi

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem, Sunday, May 21, 2017. Trump, who had previously suggested that it would be easier than anticipated to solve the conflict that has vexed his predecessors for decades, said that conditions were right in both Israel and the Arab world to strike what he has called "the ultimate deal".

Author: 0 China Concludes Silk Forum with Development Consensus

Mining major Rio Tinto (LN:RIO) sees an opportunity in China's large-scale "Belt and Road Initiative" that was launched with great fanfare on the weekend. Leaders from 29 nations, including Italy, Russia and Indonesia, were in attendance. This edition of the forum was attended by Pakistan Prime Minister Sharif, his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickramasinghe.

Author: 0 Nigerian Troops Kill 13 Boko Haram Terrorists

The Minister of Women Affairs, Hajiya Jummai Alhassan, disclosed at the event that a group of experts was put together to address the girls' psycho-social support and medical needs. The chairman of the parents of the abducted school girls, Yakubu Nkeki, said their joy had no bounds and thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for wiping away their tears.

Global Goods and Service Tax rates: 83 services exempt, 13 in 5% slab
Author: 0 Goods and Service Tax rates: 83 services exempt, 13 in 5% slab

With this, rates of all items except a handful including gold, have been decided ahead of the roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime from July 1. As per the list, non-AC restaurants will charge 12 per cent GST on food bill. Staying in hotels across Karnataka will, however, be much more cheaper because the state now levies a luxury tax of 8% even on hotels with tariff below Rs 1,000 a night.

Author: 0 Israel in Rare Overture to Palestinians 'at Trump Request'

Israel also has expressed concern about the 110 billion dollars arms sale to Saudi Arabia that Mr Trump announced Saturday in Riyadh. Before Trump arrived, the Israelis on May 21 approved some economic concessions to the Palestinians that the USA president had requested.

Author: 0 Corbyn's security stance a headache for Labour's defence team

But the prime minister received three times the number of retweets and favourites per tweet, on average. In a set-piece speech on foreign affairs he will express his view that the war on terror has "failed"; that the interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes.

Author: 0 Trump becomes first sitting United States prez to pray at Western Wall

The stop in Israel comes after the president's visit to Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam, and will be followed by a trip to the Vatican, where Trump will meet with the pope. Israel considers the entire city to be its capita while the worldwide community says the future of east Jerusalem , claimed by the Palestinians, must be resolved through negotiations.

Author: 0 Trump Greeted with Selfies and Politics on Arrival in Israel

Trump was seen placing a note inside the wall as he visited the mens-only side - a tradition visitors can partake in by writing a prayer or request and placing it in one of the wall's cracks. "If not, then i think the whole process will be doomed", Shtayyeh said. "We believe Israel is willing. So we tell them how you are fearless and they love you".

Global Colleague shrugs off criticism of Jeremy Corbyn's stance on IRA
Author: 0 Colleague shrugs off criticism of Jeremy Corbyn's stance on IRA

Despite all the outrage, Corbyn did in fact condemn the IRA. Although Northern Ireland voted by 56% to 44% in favour of Remain in last June's referendum, the DUP campaigned for an exit. "Their complete failure unequivocally to condemn terrorism, and to attempt to contextualise it, are deeply worrying coming from two people who in just over two weeks seek to be entrusted with the security of the United Kingdom", said Mr Brokenshire.

Global Corbyn again declines to specifically denounce IRA as terrorists
Author: 0 Corbyn again declines to specifically denounce IRA as terrorists

Conservative candidates in the North East claimed Labour counterparts have been canvassing "that a vote for them is not a vote for their unpopular leader, Jeremy Corbyn". The research was conducted on May 19 and 20 after the release of the Conservative and Labour manifestos. "Nobody is going to have to lose their family home".

Global Trump's Hypocritical Message to Liberty University Grads
Author: 0 Trump's Hypocritical Message to Liberty University Grads

US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he has seen first-hand how the system is broken in Washington DC in a short span of little over 100 days of his presidency. Falwell in particular praised Trump for "bomb [ing] those...who were persecuting Christians", and the president noted during his speech that Americans will be "hearing a lot about [military actions] next week from our generals".

Global USA adds sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 USA adds sanctions on North Korea

It noted that during public ceremonial events in Pyongyang marking the birth of North Korea's founder Kim Il-Sung, the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and South Korea's intelligence services had attempted to poison Kim with "biochemical substances".

Author: 0 Bolling on Anthony Weiner: 'He Is a Sick Human Being'

A spokesman for the law firm representing Weiner , Covington & Burling, said he would plead guilty on Friday morning but offered no further details. Weiner added that since then, he has come "to grips for the first time with the depths of my sickness".

Author: 0 Friday's Iranian presidential election down to a two-man race

Raisi's candidacy has fueled speculation he is being lined up to succeed Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, 77. Over 56,400,000 Iranians will be eligible to vote. Raisi thanked Qalibaf for his support, calling it a "revolutionary act", according to the semi-official Tasnim news agency. Ghalibaf joined Raisi onstage at a rally Tuesday in Tehran and they clasped hands.

Author: 0 Freed Nigerian schoolgirls to meet families after 3 years

It was the largest liberation of hostages since 276 schoolgirls were snatched from their boarding school in the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014. Olusegun Oloruntoba, pointed out that no amount of money or sacrifice was too much to bring back the Chibok girls. "Our concern for the girls' well-being will continue in the coming months".

Author: 0 PM Nawaz disappointed nation in Riyadh summit: Imran Khan

The statement said the judgement has clearly indicted Sharif and his three children of corruption after the leaked Panama Papers linked his family to offshore businesses in the British Virgin Islands. Later SBCA members broke the lock and set Rizvi free. Later the lawyers led by Mr. Rizvi took out a rally on the Mall Road to press the Premier to resign.

Global Climate envoys meet in Bonn amid concern over USA stance
Author: 0 Climate envoys meet in Bonn amid concern over USA stance

A White House official said the delay came amid scheduling conflicts. The parties to the agreement are expected to increase their ambitions over time , with the goal of eventually setting the world on a course to limit global warming to "well below" a 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) rise over temperatures seen in the late 1800s.

Global Fate of BC political leaders in voters' hands
Author: 0 Fate of BC political leaders in voters' hands

Horgan said he also looks forward to a final result by May 22, with thousands of votes still to be counted. Due to redistribution, British Columbia now has 87 seats and 371 candidates are vying for them. "It is my intention to continue to lead British Columbia", she added. "In terms of whatever the outcome is, whether it's a minority or a majority, I do intend to make sure we work across party lines with parties that want to work with us", she said.

Author: 0 Joe Lieberman front-runner for FBI post, Trump says

Opposition Democrats immediately accused Trump of seeking to impede the FBI's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, which extended to activities of White House national security advisor Michael Flynn, who was sacked in February for making misleading statements about his Russian contacts.

Global Moon, Trump agree to meet very soon
Author: 0 Moon, Trump agree to meet very soon

Moon has been a critic of the hard-line stances that conservative governments in Seoul maintained against North Korea over the past decade and has called for sanctions and pressure against Pyongyang to be balanced with engagement efforts.

Author: 0 Utah Congressman to Step Down

Chaffetz said last month that he would not seek re-election in 2018 and that he was considering leaving office early. At a town hall in February, Chaffetz faced angry voters who booed and shouted "Do your job!" in videos that quickly went viral.

Global UN chief condemns NKorea missile test
Author: 0 UN chief condemns NKorea missile test

This image made from video of an undated still image broadcast in a news bulletin by North Korea's KRT on Monday, May 15, 2017, shows leader Kim Jong Un at what was said to be a missile test site at an undisclosed location in North. Kim said North Korea would stage more nuclear and missile tests in order to flawless nuclear bombs needed to deal with U.S. Earlier, Japanese officials said the missile landed in the Sea of Japan but outside the country's exclusive economic zone.

Global Senator asks ethics office to review Trump hotel payments
Author: 0 Senator asks ethics office to review Trump hotel payments

The report notes that the administration's move to block disclosure is a "highly unusual" procedure, and Shaub told the Times that he had "never seen anything like it" before. It's authority may not extend to the White House, though, as the OMB is arguing. President Donald Trump's administration will not comply with the request from the Office of Government Ethics that it claims is politically motivated until it receives further legal guidance, a statement Sunday said.

Global Trump tells Middle East to
Author: 0 Trump tells Middle East to "drive out" Islamist extremists

Calling the Arab Islamic American Summit "unprecedented", King Salman addressed more than 40 Arab leaders on Sunday, claiming the meeting "of the utmost importance between the Muslim world and the West". Iran's leaders speak "openly" of mass murder, Trump said in his keynote speech before dozens of Muslim leaders gathered in the Saudi capital, Riyadh .

Global James Comey to testify before Senate in public hearing
Author: 0 James Comey to testify before Senate in public hearing

The newspaper cited a document detailing the White House meeting Trump held with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russia's ambassador to Washington in the Oval Office the day after he fired Comey. Since Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed a special counsel to take over the federal probe into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation, the congressional investigations are likely to be largely frozen while newly appointed special counsel Robert Mueller ...

Author: 0 Netanyahu: "Israel Welcomes Trump With Open Arms"

Kushner and Greenblatt were to accompany Trump on his two-day visit, set to begin Monday and include separate meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. He regularly hears advice on Israel from friends, including New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and American casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, who is close to Netanyahu.

Global Former National Security Adviser Has Not Responded To Subpoena
Author: 0 Former National Security Adviser Has Not Responded To Subpoena

Fl... In this February 13, 2017 file photo, Mike Flynn arrives for a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). The Senate Intelligence Committee's counterterrorism probe took on added significance after President Donald Trump dismissed FBI Director James Comey last week amid allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.

Author: 0 ICJ didn't order consular access to Jadhav: Sartaj Aziz

The incident comes in the wake of heightened tensions between both the countries over the death sentence awarded to Kulbhushan Jadhav by a Pakistan military court on the charges of espionage. Effectively its military courts can try civilians, including foreigners, and sentence them to death without affording them any due process. "We will go with a strong team in the next hearing", Aziz added.

Global Jeremy Corbyn's Labour hits highest rating of campaign after manifesto launch
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn's Labour hits highest rating of campaign after manifesto launch

The candidates for Pudsey constituency are Stuart Andrew for the Conservative Party, Bob Buxton for the Yorkshire Party, Ian McCargo for the Labour Party, Allen Nixon for the Liberal Democrats and Independent candidate Michael Wharton. McCluskey said his own support for Corbyn was rock solid and he praised Labour's election manifesto, which was launched on Tuesday and promises renationalisation of some services and measures to curb corporate excess.

Global Duct tape used to restrain man on Hawaii flight
Author: 0 Duct tape used to restrain man on Hawaii flight

Local TV news network Hawaii News Now reported that the crew, an off-duty Los Angeles police officer and passengers were able to subdue the man, believed to be Turkish, using duct tape, pillows and blankets. Another passenger named Grant Arakelian said, "He was very quiet, moving very sluggish". Eyewitnesses say that he attempted to push past the cart, at which point, several passengers grabbed him from behind and lashed him to his seat with duct tape, where he remained for the rest of ...

Global Former FBI Director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Former FBI Director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

The president's own comments linking his dissatisfaction with Mr. Comey to the zealous pursuit of the Russian Federation probe have only heightened Democrats' concern about the selection. Elijah Cummings, the senior Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, said the panel should request White House documents related to the May 10 meeting and subpoena them if necessary.

Global Flash flood watches cover parts of 6 southern states
Author: 0 Flash flood watches cover parts of 6 southern states

By Monday evening, the next cold front will be on our doorstep, bringing a chance of showers and storms into the area overnight into Tuesday . A Flash Flood Watch goes into effect at 8 p.m. "This means that it won't take much more rainfall to lead to flash flooding issues". Several more rounds of rain, some of it expected to be heavy, are in the forecast for Alabama starting today .

Author: 0 Trump visits new Saudi terrorism-monitoring center

And only a week after taking office, he signed an executive order to ban immigrants from seven countries - Iraq, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen - from entering the United States, a decision that sparked widespread protests at the nation's airports and demonstrations outside the White House.

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