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World Mamata Banerjee is ignorant of the NRC process: Himanta
Author: 0 Mamata Banerjee is ignorant of the NRC process: Himanta

Attorney general K K Venugopal told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that the ministry concerned would prepare a detailed SOP to receive and adjudicate claims and objections of those excluded from Assam's National Register for Citizens ( NRC ).

World Manafort hid millions in foreign accounts, USA prosecutor says
Author: 0 Manafort hid millions in foreign accounts, USA prosecutor says

President Trump denies any collusion with Russian Federation, and today tried to make the case publicly that collusion would not be a crime anyway. That task comes as the president and his lawyer-spokesperson, Rudy Giuliani, have intensified their attempts to undermine the Mueller investigation in the court of public opinion and as the USA president continues to waffle on whether he'll sit for a private interview with prosecutors.

World Jeff Sessions forms Religious Liberty Task Force to protect freedom of religion
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions forms Religious Liberty Task Force to protect freedom of religion

Sessions said announcing the task force. As part of the task force's duties, it will assure compliance of the directive issued by Sessions regarding religious freedom protections, while assisting government agencies with coordination and working with religious organizations in developing new policies for defending the rights of people of faith.

World Trump turns against 'total joke' Koch brothers after North Dakota snub
Author: 0 Trump turns against 'total joke' Koch brothers after North Dakota snub

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 31, 2018Americans for Prosperity president Tim Phillips announced at a donor summit on Monday in Colorado Springs, Colo . The network is also breaking with the president in a key midterm race. Charles Koch said he "regrets" support for some Republican lawmakers in recent years.

Author: 0 Trump says he would 'certainly meet' with Iran's Rouhani

The former was dismissed by critics as resulting in little of substance , and the latter saw a number of gaffes, including Mr Trump appearing to say that he trusted Mr Putin's denial of election meddling over the opinion of USA intelligence agencies.

Author: 0 North Korea reportedly making new missiles despite summit

On Monday, a senior USA official told Reuters that U.S. spy satellites had detected renewed activity at the North Korean factory that produced the country's first intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States. Just after the summit, Trump tweeted that North Korea was no longer a nuclear threat. Besides reducing the amount of troops and weapons they are armed with, McBride said talks about the disputed sea border between North and South Korea could also be on ...

Author: 0 Trump offers to meet leaders of Iran with ‘no preconditions’

Trump said he views meetings as generally positive, saying one with Rouhani would "be good for the country, good for them, good for us, and good for the world". Iran's compliance with the 2015 deal has been repeatedly confirmed by the International Atomic Energy Agency. Washington has since hit Iran with a new round of sanctions and announced a plan to block the country's oil trade.

Author: 0 Spy photos show North Korea is building new missiles

The paper says intelligence officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, say North Korea is likely constructing at least one and possibly two missiles at a large research facility in Sanumdong. Reports had indicated that North Korea was upgrading its only official nuclear enrichment site, and was stepping up enrichment at other secret sites.

World Wildfires destroy hundreds of homes in Northern California
Author: 0 Wildfires destroy hundreds of homes in Northern California

Redding, a city of 92,000 near the OR border, is at grave risk from the Carr fire , which has so far killed two people. Redding officials said they're seeing progress, with firefighters getting the upper hand by switching from defense to offense in the battle to extinguish the flames .

World Giuliani Abandons Certainty That Trump Didn't Know About Trump Tower Meeting
Author: 0 Giuliani Abandons Certainty That Trump Didn't Know About Trump Tower Meeting

The former NY mayor went on to say, "They can squeeze him, [but] Paul Manafort does not know anything...what I'm saying is, he was not involved with intimate business relationships with Donald Trump ". Though the article is roughly a decade old, Democrats have seized on it, raising questions about Judge Kavanaugh's impartiality as Mr. Trump's campaign is under investigation by Mr.

World San Antonio Aquarium releases statement, video following shark theft
Author: 0 San Antonio Aquarium releases statement, video following shark theft

Three people are suspected of stealing a shark from the San Antonio Aquarium by hiding it in a stroller. When police were alerted, they were stupefied. But what turned out to be a forged receipt did not persuade the inspector, who took the man into custody. At present, the case has been handled as theft of property estimated to cost from $750 to $2,000.

World Family of 6 dies in motel fire in MI
Author: 0 Family of 6 dies in motel fire in MI

The woman was identified as 26-year-old Kiarre Curtis. Robert Payne, who has lived at the motel for 10 years, recalled his experience seeing his home destroyed. Saturday. A resident of the motel, Camillo DeMaria said that he saw a man holding his child outside the building screaming that his family was still inside.

World Police Fatally Shoot Man As He Runs Away Begging 'Please Don't Shoot'
Author: 0 Police Fatally Shoot Man As He Runs Away Begging 'Please Don't Shoot'

Officers Justin Schmidt and Ryan Kelly were responding to a 911 call of a man firing a gun into the air and into the ground on the city's north side. Protesters interrupted a news conference that Freeman held this morning announcing the decision, according to ABC affiliate KSTP . "The officers deserve the Minneapolis Police Department's highest award - the Medal of Honor - and the respect of the population it swore to protect", Kroll said.

World Trump campaign chairman's lush lifestyle to be probed in court
Author: 0 Trump campaign chairman's lush lifestyle to be probed in court

His longtime business partner Rick Gates faces numerous same charges. Prosecutors also noted that they intend to present evidence highlighting a financial executive's interactions with Manafort. At least five of the witnesses listed are testifying after receiving immunity. His trial is expected to be lengthy. "He has a right to consider it", Mr Giuliani told Reuters.

World Imran Khan's Party Claims Majority In Pakistan After Coalition Talks
Author: 0 Imran Khan's Party Claims Majority In Pakistan After Coalition Talks

In Punjab Assembly, PML-N leads with 127 seats, while PTI is a close second with 123 seats, as per the ECP's results of 295 total seats. In a statement Khomeini Bukhari, a British Pakistani who resides in Nigeria and is the Director of Africa Peel Aston Global said, " Imran Khan is the Muhammudu Buhari Pakistan has been long awaiting".

World Rand Paul announces he'll support Brett Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Rand Paul announces he'll support Brett Kavanaugh

Paul tweeted to announce his support Monday, writing, "After meeting Judge Kavanaugh and reviewing his record, I have chose to support his nomination". "I believe he will carefully adhere to the Constitution and will take his job to protect individual liberty seriously". Susan Collins , R-Maine or Lisa Murkowski , R-Alaska, don't pull a surprise 180 and turn on Trump's nominee.

World American college student swept out to sea in Israel found dead
Author: 0 American college student swept out to sea in Israel found dead

Jones was with a 20-year-old woman who is also a student at the University of Kentucky and a 21-year-old man attending West Virginia University. Family members said it seemed out of character for Jones to go for a midnight swim. Jones" cousin Jean Davis was shocked to hear what had happened to her saying: "That's not like her. Jones had been an athlete at Fort Myers' Dunbar High School, winning 100-meter and 300-meter hurdles county and district titles before taking silver in the events at ...

Author: 0 Trump Says Willing To Meet Iran Leaders 'Any Time' Without Preconditions

They want to meet?" It read: "To Iranian President Rouhani: Never, ever threaten the United States again or you will suffer consequences the likes of which few throughout history has suffered before". "I don't do that from strength or from weakness - I think it is an appropriate thing to do". When asked if he would set any preconditions to such a meeting, Trump said "No preconditions".

World Trump's defense chief says weighs talks with Russian counterpart
Author: 0 Trump's defense chief says weighs talks with Russian counterpart

But a senior security source emphasised there was a big difference between providing accurate intelligence and analysis on Iran's facilities and being part of a "kinetic" mission. The partnership, which has been in place since 1946, is known as the "Five Eyes" agreement. The Guardian reported that Australia's secretive Pine Gap joint defence facility in the Northern Territory plays a crucial role helping American spy satellites.

World Trump threatens to ‘shut down’ government if Dems don’t support border measures
Author: 0 Trump threatens to ‘shut down’ government if Dems don’t support border measures

Speaking during a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at the White House Monday, President Donald Trump doubled down on closing the government over border security. A recent House bill would devote $5 billion to a southern border wall, but its passage in the Senate, where it would need the support of Democrats to reach the required 60-vote threshold, remains a longshot.

World Northern California wildfire claims sixth victim
Author: 0 Northern California wildfire claims sixth victim

She planned to stay at a shelter at Simpson College in Redding while searching for another place to live. "They go into the steepest of the steep, the most rugged of the rugged areas", said Mike Theune, a spokesman with the parks. Bledsoe's relatives were among more than a dozen people reported missing after the furious wind-driven blaze took residents by surprise and leveled several neighborhoods.

World Mugabe backs opposition on eve of election
Author: 0 Mugabe backs opposition on eve of election

Mugabe , who had not been seen in public since his ousting, made a surprise intervention on the eve of the election, calling for voters to throw the ruling ZANU-PF out of office. The result will be announced within five days, authorities said. "After years of stasis, the events of November 2017 gave Zimbabwe the chance to dream again,"Mnangagwa said yesterday in an address on state radio".

World ‘Very positive signals’ after US, Taliban talks
Author: 0 ‘Very positive signals’ after US, Taliban talks

American officials say, though, the hard numbers don't tell the full story: After 17 years of fighting, a new window of opportunity has opened for historic peace talks that could bring the war to an end. There are about 15,000 U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops still in Afghanistan . He further added that the two sides agreed to meet again soon and hold dialogues to resolve the Afghan conflict.

World Ghani Invites Imran Khan to Visit Kabul
Author: 0 Ghani Invites Imran Khan to Visit Kabul

Analysts doubt Khan can radically change Pakistan's foreign policy, which is shaped by the military, which has ruled for approximately half the period since the country's independence in 1947, staging coups three times. The United States voiced similar concerns. Peace in Afghanistan, he noted, means peace in Pakistan. One of the first tasks for Khan, once he forms the government, will be to avert a currency crisis, which follows four devaluations of the rupee currency since December, and ...

World Grace Mugabe's diplomatic immunity ruling set aside
Author: 0 Grace Mugabe's diplomatic immunity ruling set aside

Engels suffered cuts and bruises to her head following the alleged assault by Mugabe. Mugabe claimed she acted in self-defence. The decision to grant her diplomatic immunity was taken by former minister of global relations and cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane after Mugabe allegedly assaulted Gabriella Engels in a luxury hotel in Sandton in August a year ago.

World Cambodia election 2018 polls: Who will win Cambodia election?
Author: 0 Cambodia election 2018 polls: Who will win Cambodia election?

The win solidifies Prime Minister Hun Sen's grip on power, after serving for more than three decades. But rights groups say the election results are misleading because the main opposition party was banned. Nineteen minor parties took part in the election. The figure still means that 1.49 million out of 8.38 million registered voters didn't turn up, as only 6.88 million people did vote, according to the figures.

World The President Says 4.1% GDP GROWTH is JUST THE BEGINNING
Author: 0 The President Says 4.1% GDP GROWTH is JUST THE BEGINNING

That means those countries would look to purchase soybeans from the US. Average hourly pay, before adjusting for inflation, is rising around a 2.5 percent annual rate, below the 4 percent level reached in the late 1990s when the unemployment rate was as low as it is now.

World China Tempts Britain With Free Trade, Says Door To US Talks Open
Author: 0 China Tempts Britain With Free Trade, Says Door To US Talks Open

The newly-appointed foreign secretary began his first official trip on an inauspicious note, telling dignitaries in Beijing: "My wife is Japanese". Mr Hunt has been married to Lucia since 2009 and the couple have three children. Hunt said Britain appreciates China's achievements in poverty reduction as well as economic and social rights. Potential topics of conversation include "the importance of multilateralism and free trade and ways the United Kingdom and China can work together on ...