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by | July 26, 2017 | 14:58

His death triggered a wave of tributes from the Australian music community and beyond. Midnight Oil frontman and former federal government minister Peter Garrett also took to Twitter to mourn the loss. Yunupingu "was stuck with the family more than a normal rebellious kid", Michael Hohnen, a frequent collaborator and producer, told The International Herald Tribune in 2008.

by | July 26, 2017 | 14:53

A majority of central committee members from other southern states, including Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, too, opposed the proposal which had the backing of the West Bengal and Tripura units. To be fair, Yechury had himself never officially demanded a third term. The party allows only two consecutive Rajya Sabha terms to its leaders. With the last date for RS nomination being August 28, the central committee will have to take a decision during the current session itself.

by | July 26, 2017 | 14:49

Hundreds of rescuers using motor boats saved 789 people, including some pregnant women, from being swept away by the swirling floodwaters in six districts in Gujarat state, said Ranvijay Singh, a government official. Modi said that 10 additional helicopters will be pressed into service for relief and rescue operations. The army and a team of NDRF reached the area for rescue work.

by | July 26, 2017 | 14:39

Next up, 11 year old Barron Trump!" Trump hasn't coined an insulting moniker for Sessions yet - like those above for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and his Republican primary rivals Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. During a White House press conference on Tuesday evening, Trump repeated several of his criticisms, saying he was " very disappointed " with Sessions, and refused to confirm that he would stay in his post, saying only that " time will tell ".

by | July 26, 2017 | 14:22

The e-commerce giant has taken over all 15 floors of the Principal Place building which covers 600,000 sq ft, and has pledged to increase its overall staff numbers in the United Kingdom to 24,000 by the end of the year. "While we open a new development centre to house today's innovators, we also want to help foster the next generation of inventors by funding a million healthy breakfasts to give school children the fuel to learn, and expand our bursary programme to help more women get ...

by | July 26, 2017 | 13:56

In his affidavit, Kejriwal said it was "inconceivable that he would even think of instructing the senior counsel to use such objectionable words". Ram Jethmalani quits as Kejriwal's counsel. During such conversations, Jethmalani alleged in his letter, Kejriwal had used even more objectionable words against Jaitley. Kejriwal's affidavit on Monday was filed on Jaitley's application to expedite the recording of evidence in an orderly and fair manner in the defamation case.

by | July 26, 2017 | 13:38

The external affairs minister said she had never misled Parliament or the families of the abducted Indians. She said the U.S. still considers "missing" its armed forces personnel who haven't been found since the Vietnam war ended back in the 1970s.

by | July 26, 2017 | 13:05

Also throwing paper at the Speaker and showing an unruly behavior is totally not accepted. "What example are they setting?". "This incident shows that the Congress Party has lost its mind". Venugopal also wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and requested her to take immediate action against him to "preserve the sanctity of the proceedinsg of the house".

by | July 26, 2017 | 13:02

Palestinians immediately announced that they would refuse to enter the mosque until the security measures were removed, instead taking to the streets outside of the mosque compound to pray and protest. The East Jerusalem site is managed by an Islamic organization based in Jordan, called the Waqf , but Israel largely maintains control of security.

by | July 26, 2017 | 12:55

An armed conflict that took place between May and July 1999, was fought between India and Pakistan in the Kargil district of Kashmir and elsewhere along the Line of Control (LOC). The victory came at a high price. - Initially Pakistan denied any role in the conflict, saying "India was facing off with Kashmiri freedom fighters".

by | July 26, 2017 | 12:52

This comes days after the Comptroller and Auditor General of India said on Saturday that the food sold at Indian railway stations was 'unfit for human consumption'. The complaint then reached the ticket examiner and pantry vehicle attendant but again received no suitable response, so the passengers tweeted the incident to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, who is known for being active on twitter.

by | July 26, 2017 | 12:39

He had been recovering from a separate surgery in Arizona, but made it a point to return to the Capitol to take part in today's crucial health care vote. Prior to the vote, McConnell reminded his fellow Republican senators they'd waited for years for the opportunity to dismantle the the signature legislative accomplishment of former President Barack Obama .

by | July 26, 2017 | 12:36

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson is opposed to the Obamacare repeal effort, and all Senate Democrats are united in opposition. After seven years of GOP promises to get rid of Obamacare - and seven months into Donald Trump 's presidency - Republican leaders in the Senate set a vote on Tuesday that could keep the process alive or sink it.

by | July 26, 2017 | 12:30

The cop said that Chen had called her daughter Angelina - Angel for short - because on the day she was inseminated, she dreamed her husband had visited her and presented her with a baby, telling her 'It's a girl, a little angel'. Detectives Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were both gunned down in a December 2014 shooting. Brinsley, 28, of Baltimore had previously posted on social media "I'm Putting Wings On Pigs Today".

by | July 26, 2017 | 12:13

Ajax winger Hakim Ziyech has emerged as an alternative target to Riyad Mahrez for Roma this summer. The Sun is reporting that Mahrez's hopes of securing a summer move are starting to diminish despite the Algeria international's appetite for a new challenge.

by | July 26, 2017 | 12:06

Russian Federation and the European Union are both expressing concern about proposed new US sanctions against Moscow, focusing in particular on how they might affect joint energy projects. Kushner, who was quizzed on Monday by Senate investigators on his contacts with Russians as part of an investigation into possible Kremlin meddling in last year's presidential election, said he had met Sergei Gorkov, the head of Russian state-owned Vnesheconombank, on December 13.

by | July 26, 2017 | 12:03

He called for more trust among his colleagues and lamented Congress' wide partisan divide. McCain's return was eerily reminiscent of a similar scenario involving McCain's good friend, the late Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy of MA, who returned to the Senate in July 2008 while battling brain cancer to vote on Medicare legislation, his dramatic entry in the chamber eliciting cheers and applause.

by | July 26, 2017 | 12:02

During the early parts of the every-other-year regular legislative session that ended in May, Abbott was at times criticized for taking a hands-off approach to getting some legislation passed. The committee heard public testimony, where Texans had the chance to offer their opinions to senators. Louis Malfaro, president of the 65,000-member Texas American Federation of Teachers, told the committee that the legislation creates an "untenable situation" for school staff tasked with trying to ...

by | July 26, 2017 | 11:49

The Senate is set to vote Tuesday afternoon on a motion to proceed to debate on the House-passed health care bill, also called the American Health Care Act, as Republicans scramble uphold their promise to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act .

by | July 26, 2017 | 11:25

Trump Jr. later released email exchanges concerning the meeting on Twitter, after learning that The New York Times was about to publish them. The White House has been buffeted by an intensifying series of investigations into Russian meddling in the USA election past year and possible Trump campaign ties to Russia.

by | July 26, 2017 | 10:52

Emergency services rushed to the scene of the incident in Bethnal Green at about 7pm on Tuesday. The shopkeeper added: "They were pouring water over themselves and it had got into their clothes". Following the attack in Bethnal Green, the victims notified police , according to a Metropolitan Police statement. The pair were treated after an unknown liquid was thrown at them.

by | July 26, 2017 | 10:44

The German authorities already warned of possible retaliation if the U.S. moves to sanction German firms involved with building a new Baltic pipeline for Russian gas. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, in an internal note, described the risk of the Russian sanctions giving the US power over the European energy sector, Politico reported Monday.

by | July 26, 2017 | 10:39

Kushner is scheduled to speak on Tuesday with House investigators, again in private. Perhaps President Trump made a mathematical mistake because he's just frustrated with republicans for not doing what they said they'd do. Both are focused on Mr Kushner's meetings with Russian officials and failure to fully disclose his foreign contacts when applying for security clearance.

by | July 26, 2017 | 10:35

What remains unclear , even after Tuesday's vote, is which bill will emerge from debate as the favorite. The two Republican votes that were against were those of Susan Collins (Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (Arkansas). "By offering tax credits to those who want health care but can't afford it, reforming Medicaid, and protecting those with pre-existing conditions, we can take a big step in the right direction".

by | July 26, 2017 | 10:31

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser has finished meeting with lawmakers on the House intelligence committee. He also said he was unaware of anyone in the campaign who did. Instead, the man will be questioned in private. The meeting with was held in June 2016 at Trump Tower. "This is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russian Federation and its government's support for Mr.