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by | June 25, 2017 | 03:11

The loan waiver scheme launched by Maharashtra will benefit around 19 lakh farmers in Maharashtra. " Maharashtra government has decided loan waiver of Rs 34,000 crore". Sena minister Diwakar Raote, who is also the state transport minister, said, "The Sena is happy that its demand (for a waiver) has been met". However, he said, the state had still taken the bold decision in the interest of farmers.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:00

But while it's true that health care costs are rising, there's little evidence that Senate Republicans' bill, which was negotiated in secret for weeks and could see a vote as early as Thursday, would do anything to stop that rise. On the other hand, Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug-addiction treatment efforts.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:00

U.S. Authorities have issued arrest warrants for a dozen Turkish security guards involved in a clash outside the Turkish ambassador's residence Washington police said on Thursday. When you have folks that are peacefully protesting here in Washington, D.C., which is a place where we welcome peaceful protest, and they're attacked for no reason, we think it's extremely important.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:59

On Friday, the Washington Post reported that the Obama administration had discussed ways of punishing Russian Federation for alleged interference in last year's presidential elections, which included cyber warfare. The project. was still in its planning stages when Obama left office. US President Donald Trump has consistently called allegations of Russian hacking "fake news".

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:03

The CIA had top-level intelligence last August that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered an operation to help Donald Trump win the USA presidential race, the Washington Post reported Friday. "It's an unbelievable thing", Trump told Fox News, one of the promos of the interview showed. "That not a single vote was changed and we're going to stand by that.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:58

Following the attack earlier in the day, Additional Director General of Police (ADG) of CRPF S. N. Srivastava said that such a "cowardly act" does not affect the moral of security forces. A siege has been laid around the area and search operations are underway. CRPF personnel retaliated in the same capacity but there was no immediate report of any casualty on the militant side.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:52

The Senators have a couple of days to decide whether to support or vote against the bill with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pressing ahead for a vote next week. Four Republican senators announced later in the afternoon that they are not ready to vote for the GOP health care bill , putting the measure in jeopardy.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:47

The journalists were reporting on the battle for Mosul, accompanying Iraqi special forces.as they tried to recapture the city from the Islamic State. "It's with great sadness, we announce... Veronique Robert was a war correspondent and had covered multiple conflicts in the Middle East, notably in Iraq, the statement said. In comments on his Twitter account RSF secretary-general Christophe Deloire lamented too many foreign correspondents killed on the front line.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:46

Mrs. Pelosi has been her party's leader since 2003, overseeing losses in 2004, big gains in 2006 and 2008, then watching as her party slipped into its smallest minority in almost a century. The response from some: It better be. "What I really think is that leader Pelosi, looking forward to the 2018 election, has to ask herself this question: do I help Democrats win swing districts, which we need to win in 2018, or do I not?" He followed that up with a Wednesday morning memo, declaring, "The ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:48

The Washington Times reported Kasowitz, who works as Trump's outside legal counsel in the Russian Federation probe, will file a complaint with the DOJ's inspector general and the Senate Judiciary Committee. Mr Trump responded at that time, via Twitter, that Mr Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" It wasn't very stupid, I can tell you that, said Mr Trump.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:45

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack in Jerusalem on Friday in which an Israeli border policewoman was killed, the group's Amaq news agency said. Fatah added that "the global community's silence emboldened Israel to further spill the blood of Palestinians". Hamas spokesman Sami Abou Zouhri said the ISIS claim was an attempt to " muddy the waters ", adding that the attack was carried out by "two Palestinians from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:44

The party's decision to back the NDA candidate comes as great relief to the BJP . Asked whether the party would support Kovind, he had said "That also will be decided by (party) general secretary". Like the first Dalit president K R Narayanan, NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind has risen from a modest background but the two dalit leaders took different paths to reach the zenith of their public life.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:39

Kathleen Rice , D-N.Y., on Friday. Pushing back on criticism from fellow party members after the Democratic loss in a Georgia special election this week, Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she's "worth the trouble" as Democrats' leader in the House.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:27

After Parliament's approval of the deal, Mohamed el-Sewedi, head of the legislative body's majority bloc Support Egypt, said if Egypt hadn't approved the transfer , "Saudi Arabia would have resorted to worldwide arbitration, and this could have left Saudi-Egyptian relations in a bind".

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:28

A senior White House official said: "The strategy for Syria is to defeat ISIS and first and foremost achievement of a de-escalation of the conflict so we can work toward a political resolution". The Assad regime said that it was on a mission against the Islamic State . Both the United States and Russian Federation contend their forces are in Syria to fight ISIS.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:14

The luxury shoe company Aquazzura Italia SRL sued the President's eldest daughter previous year in Manhattan federal court - claiming her Hettie model sandal was a knockoff of the brand's best-selling $785 Wild Thing. In court documents filed last week , Trump affirmed that she is no longer her brand's president, the Associated Press reported . Sources claim that Ivanka reportedly said, " My involvement was strictly limited to the final sign-off of each season's line after it was first ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:13

Democrats supportive of Pelosi have long argued that even if she stepped aside, Republicans would demonize any new leader the party elevated. "We need a winning strategy and I think the first step to getting to a winning strategy is a change in leadership", Rice told CNN's Chris Cuomo on "New Day".

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:15

Pelosi says she has no plans to step down, and Democrats haven't found any viable replacements yet. But, Vela insisted "that would all change now", adding that while the House Democratic Caucus ultimately determines who the new leader would be, "if it's somebody like Tim Ryan , I would certainly support him".

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:08

Moon also showed a heightened sense of alarm over the extent of North Korea's nuclear and missile development, predicting it could achieve the technology for a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of striking the mainland USA "in the not too distant future".

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:59

Syria's military accused Israel of hitting a residential area and killing civilians in the strike, which it called an "unacceptable breach" of sovereignty, according to Reuters . Israel had repeatedly declared it would not intervene in the internal fighting in Syria. Israel has conducted multiple air strikes in Syria since the Syrian war erupted in 2011.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:54

Osborne's comments came before May met with the 1922 committee on Monday - an influential group of Conservative MPs outside of government which played a major role in ousting previous prime minister and party leader Margaret Thatcher. But there are questions if that date is realistic because there are key substantive discussions to be held both within her Conservative Party and with its rivals and would-be partners.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:51

We jumped up and down ... Now Choi Sung-ryong, a South Korea activist representing the families of people abducted in North Korea , has claimed he knows the real reason the student was arrested. And I said to them, 'we...would need his...you know, a release, some type of good faith, if we're ever going to do some type of future sports relations ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:51

All five people who were shot , including two U.S. Capitol police officers, survived their injuries. The Wisconsin Republican said Scalise is craving updates on work as he recovers at MedStar Washington Hospital Center . That was just two days before he opened fire on Republican lawmakers with a modified assault rifle and a handgun at an Alexandria, Va., baseball field.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:45

The European champion has four points in Group A and needs only a draw against No. 95-ranked New Zealand to advance to the semifinals. "They will have weaknesses so we will have confidence going into that game". "We know Mexico well and we respect this team". To find out, watch the Mexico vs. Russia FIFA Confederations Cup Group A match live stream from 45,300-seat Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia , with streaming video offered by Fox Sports Go at this link or by downloading ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:42

The team responsible for securing the Houses of Parliament's IT systems are said to have taken steps to block hackers from accessing accounts, but this apparently has blocked MPs from remotely accessing email inboxes. The hackers were specifically trying to gain access to emails of the Members of the Parliament. The government's National Security Strategy said in 2015 that the threat from cyber-attacks from both organised crime and foreign intelligence agencies was one of the "most ...