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by | July 23, 2017 | 15:39

Ram Nath Kovind is sworn in as the 14th President of India, the outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee will leave Rashtrapati Bhavan and make his way to 10 Rajaji Marg in Lutyens' Delhi - his new residence post retirement. The President interacted with senior officers at the farewell hosted at the Manekshaw Centre. Though JD (U) leader KC Tyagi had stressed that not much should be read into Bihar Chief Minister Nitish attending the dinner, the latter's presence at the farewell has set ...

by | July 23, 2017 | 15:38

I am just one voice of many", Danks said. Danks said she's received lots of encouragement and some money during her unorthodox fundraiser. "It all adds up week after week, and month after month", she said. She also urged people nationwide to donate to their local schools, saying that many teachers like herself are in similar situations. But the problem is much bigger than Danks' classroom, and she hopes state officials who have slashed Oklahoma's education budget will take notice.

by | July 23, 2017 | 15:25

That was the last contact received from Dylan. The boy had reluctantly traveled to be with his father for a court-ordered visit the previous Thanksgiving. The indictment states that at the time of Redwine's death, his parents were in the middle of a custody battle over the teen. Elaine and Mark Redwine have been divorced for years.

by | July 23, 2017 | 15:08

He expressed his optimism that his PTI chairman will emerge victorious in the party funding case against him. "I want to show clear difference between my and case of Nawaz Sharif through the documents", he said. Lashing out at a story in The News today titled "Imran submits "Qatari" letter to SC", he said that "this [his money trail] is not a Qatari letter".

by | July 23, 2017 | 15:04

There have been clashes almost daily between Israeli police and protesters at the holy site, which is managed by a Jordanian trust but located on Israeli-administered territory. Given the popular outrage over the metal detectors, widely viewed by Palestinians as a step towards Israel taking control of Al Aqsa, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas should not be expected to intervene to try to limit confrontations with Israeli forces, the analysts added.

by | July 23, 2017 | 14:58

Visiting the Pentagon today, President Trump gave the impression that the USA might hold off on any further escalations of the Afghan War, saying that he believes " we're doing very well against ISIS " and that might have the U.S. Should the top-end troop increase proposal go into effect, it would raise the number of USA forces in the country to more than 10,000. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg announced the decision during an alliance ministerial earlier this year.

by | July 23, 2017 | 14:57

It is to be mentioned here that the interior minister is to hold an important press conference today (Sunday) amid rumours doing rounds that Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has made a decision to part ways with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after 35 years of association in the aftermath of the Panama JIT findings about the Sharif family.

by | July 23, 2017 | 14:30

The Washington Post , citing current and former USA officials, reported on Friday that Russia's ambassador to the United States was overheard by USA spy agencies telling his bosses that he had discussed campaign-related matters with Trump adviser Jeff Sessions past year, when Mr Sessions was a U.S.

by | July 23, 2017 | 13:55

Getting back to tonight's interview on Fox News Channel, Sean Hannity did not seem pleased Spicer had said something nice about SNL . When asked specifically about " SNL ", he said, "I think that there were a couple parts of it that were amusing, but there's a lot of it that was over the line".

by | July 23, 2017 | 13:52

Spy intercepts of conversations between Russia's ambassador to the USA and the Kremlin show the ambassador and Jeff Sessions discussed campaign-related matters during the 2016 presidential election , the Washington Post reported Friday night .

by | July 23, 2017 | 13:34

He later said he did not recall discussing the Trump campaign with Kislyak . Word of the negotiations with Trump Jr. and Manafort comes as the president's legal team evaluates potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.

by | July 23, 2017 | 13:30

Kushner was among the participants at a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian-American lawyer. Sessions recused himself from the investigation into Russia's efforts to meddle in the 2016 election after he failed to disclose his contacts with Kislyak during his confirmation hearing.

by | July 23, 2017 | 13:04

Trump , who came into office in January, has been dogged by allegations that his campaign officials were connected to Russian Federation, which USA intelligence agencies have accused of interfering in last year's election. On Wednesday, Trump said in an interview with New York Times that he would have never nominated Sessions for the post if he knew the then-senator would recuse himself from overseeing the Justice Department's Russian Federation probe.

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:58

One of Mr Trump's lawyers, Jay Sekulow, said the president has not discussed the issue of pardons with his outside legal team. A presidential pardon releases a person of any punishment resulting from a federal crime. At the time Mr Sessions was an Alabama senator and one of the first members of Congress to back Donald Trump's bid for the White House .

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:57

Much like the rest of the world, Prince William and Kate Middleton are completely obsessed with Game of Thrones . Their week long trip to Poland and Germany is reportedly a bid to smooth relations between Britain and the European Union following last year's Brexit referendum , but so far all anyone can talk about are the two tiny royals.

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:50

Joseph Lopez from KENS5, a CBS-affiliated TV station located in San Antonio , tweeted that the incident is likely to be a " human trafficking crime " as told by the chief of San Antonio Police Department (SAPD). "We're looking at a human-trafficking crime here.Homicide will work to determine the origin of this horrific tragedy", he said. "He was approached by someone from that truck, who was asking for water.

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:42

It was a United States airstrike, a U.S. official said. "We have notified Afghan officials of this incident". The insurgents control much of the province and threaten Lashkar Gah but government forces, backed by U.S. Government forces have been fighting Taliban militants in eight out of 13 districts of Faryab province to ensure lasting peace in the restive province.

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:21

This year, Republicans have approved zero Democratic amendments. Tackled over his comments during the press briefing, Mr Scaramucci joked to reporters that the President referred to it every 15 seconds and called it one of his "biggest mistakes".

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:16

That rally was also meant as a show of support for a slate of 33 magistrates - a so-called shadow supreme court - whose names were put forward Friday by the opposition to replace Venezuela's current high court, which is closely allied with Mr Maduro and frequently rules in his favor.

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:09

In July, the USA and Qatar signed a memorandum to restrict terrorism financing . The hack was contained in about three hours on May 24, they said. The UAE , in an indication that the hardened frontlines of the Gulf crisis may be softening, lifted days after the awarding the ban on BeIN. Riyadh has the intention of "moving forward to improve the country", he stated, but "if we have to confront terrorism the process is complicated" and for this reason "we are intolerant towards ...

by | July 23, 2017 | 11:55

He also signed off a separate effort by the USA military to support other Syrian rebel groups with air strikes, according to the Post . Speaking at the annual Security Forum, the Central Intelligence Agency director said he was not sure of Russia's intentions to defeat the Islamic State terrorist organisation (banned in Russia ).

by | July 23, 2017 | 11:38

He was a bad senator, he was a awful choice for this job and I believe the country would be much better off if he quit. Trump , also, attacked Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the first cabinet member he announced . On the issue of Mueller, Trump was asked if the special counsel were to investigate his finances or Trump family finances - a direction that by now has become apparent - would that cross a red line.

by | July 23, 2017 | 11:29

Donald Trump went on a almost two-hour-long Twitter rant Saturday morning to complain about everything and nothing, hitting topics as diverse as "the Failing New York Times ", Anthony Scaramucci's history of disparaging comments about his new boss, and Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III - who Trump is clearly still mad at.

by | July 23, 2017 | 10:54

But the couple say there is new evidence and want Mr Justice Francis, who in April ruled in favour of Great Ormond Street and said Charlie should be allowed to die with dignity, to carry out a fresh analysis of their case. Keir Starmer, the constituency MP for the hospital, said: "The staff at the hospital work tirelessly and with total dedication". The British parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard have been told by a hospital lawyer that the results of their son's latest brain scans ...

by | July 23, 2017 | 10:27

Congressman Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat, echoed the Republicans' statement, saying, the bill "will hold Russian Federation and Iran accountable for their destabilizing actions around the world". Negotiators from the House and Senate have come to an agreement on Russian Federation sanctions after securing overwhelming support in the Senate but stalling in the House .