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Brazilian police accuse Temer of receiving bribes


Temer's office said Saturday that the president will sue Batista in response to accusations made in an interview with the weekly magazine Epoca. "Before the silence of the highest authority of the nation and his former special aide, the evidence obtained from the information in this probe remains unchanged and indicates, with vigor , the crime of passive corruption", the report said. Read More »

'Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority'


With her tally of Conservative MPs slashed to 317 in last week's poll, Mrs May needs the backing of the DUP's 10 members to reach the 320 required for a working majority in the Commons . However, Sinn Fein MPs have never taken their seats in Westminster. Sinn Fein's Michelle Gildernew (Fermanagh and South Tyrone) raised concern about an alliance, saying: "This new arrangement is very unsettling and people are concerned and wary of what it may mean, and what promises will be given or ... Read More »

Trump's rollback of improved relations with Cuba helps no one


The United States isolated Cuba for a half-century, through nine presidential administrations, in hopes of pushing Fidel Castro from power. For its part, the Cuban government reacted slowly in revising its own policies, laws, and regulations to fully accept and implement the limited relaxation that the U.S. Read More »

Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border

Bloomberg News reported the deal was for 36 jets. Qatar's defense ministry, meanwhile, said in a statement that the deal will lead to "closer strategic collaboration in our fight to counter violent extremism and promote peace and stability in our region and beyond". Read More »

Coroner still probing death of US student held by N. Korea

Warmbier , but I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to his death", Moon said . "Unfortunately, the bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible", they said. Read More »

Moment of silence for London fire victims


The cops and the rescue department have intensified their search and service dogs have also joined the grim search for bodies in Grenfell Tower which turned into ashes. She said that the government has begun distributing funds from a $6.4 emergency fund created to assist victims of the blaze, and housing officials are conducting safety checks of other public high-rise towers in London . Read More »

Steve Scalise Making 'Good Progress' After Shooting, Hospital Says


Scalise is expected to be in the hospital for weeks. Four men, including Scalise, a police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist, were shot and wounded when a man identified as James Hodgkinson , opened fire on the lawmakers as they practiced for an annual charity baseball game between Republicans and Democrats. Read More »

BJP to declare presidential candidate on Tuesday

He said that the BJP and the NDA would finalise the name for the presidential election by June 23. The Prime Minister is set to return home a day before that. Venkaiah Naidu and Arun Jaitley , with allies and Opposition parties. He also met Samajwadi Party leaders Ram Gopal Yadav and Naresh Agrawal. The BJP is expected to win the Presidential election comfortably. Read More »

Woman who urged friend to kill himself found guilty of manslaughter

They also say she told Roy to " get back in " his truck after he became frightened and got out. Carter's case was tried in a juvenile court because she was a minor at the time . "She instructs Roy to get back in the truck knowing of all the feelings he has exchanged with her; his ambiguities, his fears, his concerns", Moniz said. Read More »

MEA, AYUSH Ministry hold Yoga session for diplomats


The Samajwadi Party (SP) will be celebrating the International Yoga Day with cycle yatras across Uttar Pradesh to spread the message of environment conservation. "The overwhelmingly positive response to his visit demonstrates the strength of the relationship between the U.S. and India ", Warner added. Meanwhile, Truong Minh Tien, Vice Director of the municipal Culture and Sports, said that the two countries have enjoyed sound people-to-people exchanges. Read More »

Pet Cat History: DNA Shows Wildcats First Domesticated in Egypt, Western Asia


Archaeologists have found some remains - the cat mummies of ancient Egypt are the most famous, though a much older complete cat skeleton was buried beside a human at a site in Cyprus that dates back to about 7,500 B.C. At a later stage, the cats also spread across Europe and elsewhere via trade hub Egypt. Their genes aren't very different from those of wild cats, nor are their bodies or features - they don't, for example, have the floppy ears and curly tails common to many domesticated ... Read More »

Bihar Board BSEB 10th Result 2017 likely to be Declared today @ biharboard


Matriculation results are likely to be delayed post revision of marks. Over 17.5 lakh boys and girls have written the BSEB's Class X examinations held in March this year. Waiting for the confirmation from the board and students stay tuned for the updates. The pass percentage in the previous year was dismal with just 46.66 % able to clear the exams. Read More »

Congressional baseball practice shooting: What we know about the victims


Sue Hodgkinson talked with reporters briefly in Belleville, Illinois, on Thursday - in part to ask the media to stop disrupting the neighborhood. Hodgkinson, meanwhile, was becoming increasingly active in politics. Sue expressed obvious shock over her husband's actions. Many included complaints about the same theme: income inequality. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co", Hodgkinson wrote in a March 22 post . Read More »

Israeli PM says work begun on new West Bank settlement


Greenblatt, President Donald Trump's special envoy to the Middle East , arrived Sunday in Israel . Still, Netanyahu's announcement of a new settlement on the eve of Kushner's arrival drew a sharp Palestinian rebuke. We have internal problems, problems with Gaza, etc. "After decades, I have the privilege to be the prime minister to build a new community", he said. Read More »

Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU


The early session on Monday saw Florida State eliminate Cal State Fullerton from Omaha , 6-4, while Oregon State thoroughly dismantled LSU , 13-1, in the nightcap to hand the Tigers their first loss. LSU (48-18) had its own 17-game streak, complete with five comebacks in six of its postseason wins. That brings us to Monday night. Lead-off hitter Steven Kwan started with a bunt single. Read More »

Russian Federation warns USA after Syrian warplane downed


The dispute over the Syrian attack on the US -backed fighters and the American response came as Iran launched ballistic missiles at Islamic State strongholds in eastern Syria in retaliation for a pair of attacks by extremists in Tehran earlier this month that killed 17 people. Read More »

Poroshenko meets with Trump as United States toughens Russian Federation sanctions (DEVELOPING, VIDEO)


U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently raised questions about whether the fully behind the Minsk agreements, which are meant to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine. The latest round of sanctions targets Ukrainian and Russian officials and companies that USA authorities accuse of helping Russia tighten its grip on the Crimean Peninsula, an area of Ukraine annexed by Russia in 2014, an action denounced by Western leaders as illegal. Read More »

US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria


The Iranian Revolutionary Guards said in a statement that it fired missiles from a base in western Iran hitting the headquarters of "Takfiri terrorists" in eastern Syria. Iran simply hasn't had occasion to use missiles offensively at such a range, and has focused their missile program on primarily be a retaliatory deterrent. Read More »

Republicans to unveil revised Senate GOP health care bill on Thursday

The Republican effort to secretly craft a health care bill and whisk it through the Senate is drawing fire from members of both parties. Other Democrats delivered speeches on how the AHCA would affect the average American and how the Republicans' process of passing the bill compares to the way Democrats passed Obamacare . Read More »

Panicked White House Shuts Off Cameras and Mics at Daily Briefings


Acosta accused the White House of not wanting the American people to see and hear their answers to questions, "When we're asking important questions about where are the tapes, does the president have recordings of his conversations here at the White House?" Spicer was asked about the prohibition on cameras and audio during the briefing, suggesting that the reason was to ensure that Trump was given the spotlight. Read More »

Deadline for filing first GST returns relaxed


While the Goods and Service Tax ( GST ) is slated for a July 1 roll-out, some crucial issues regarding industries besides special reference to Assam and northeast are still unclear, said Buragohain. GST is an initiative to create "one nation, one tax, one market", he says. The GST Council, the apex decision body for the new tax, has stuck to the scheduled rollout. Read More »

Australian Shaun Davidson in Kerobokan prison breakout


Last month, more than 440 prisoners escaped from an overcrowded prison on Sumatra island when they were let out of their cells to take part in Friday Muslim prayers. When he did not attend, an arrest warrant was issued. The Australian fugitive had previously described the conditions in Kerobokan during his sentencing previous year. Read More »

Australian man escapes Kerobokan: Bali police


Tonny said prison authorities believed the escape had been planned for some time. "We have spread the photos of those foreign inmates that have escaped and we are chasing them now", he said. Shaun Edward Davidson, 31, was serving a 12-month sentence after being convicted in September past year of using a fraudulent passport. He was found in possession of 22g of methamphetamines at the time of his arrest. Read More »

Jared Kushner heads to Jerusalem and Ramallah to talk peace

Greenblatt is arriving on Monday, and Kushner on Wednesday. Soon after Trump's visit to the Middle East, Kushner's role as White House adviser was questioned after it was revealed that his meetings with Russian officials were included in the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of possible Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Special counsel probing Jared Kushner's business dealings

During that meeting, Kushner proposed establishing a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government that would bypass the USA intelligence community, according to The New York Times . "It would be standard practice for the Special Counsel to examine financial records to look for anything related to Russian Federation". Gorelick pointed out that Kushner has volunteered to speak with the Senate Intelligence Committee , which is leading one of the ... Read More »

Trump Directs Changes to Cuba Policy


Cuban officials said last Wednesday that almost 285,000 USA visitors flocked to Cuba in the first five months of 2017, roughly the same number as for all of previous year. "There will not be a presidential directive from the US that will alter the direction of Cuba ", Bruno Rodriguez told journalists in Vienna, where he was meeting with Austrian officials. Read More »

Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies at 87


His admiration for Israel and Zionism found expression in my many meetings with him and in his resolute stand in favor of Israel, which he constantly presented in Europe and in global forums. Bush and Bill Clinton, Kohl struck up a close partnership with French President Francois Mitterand, which helped ease the way to the 1992 Maastricht Treaty setting up the European Union and the introduction of the euro. Read More »

Iran says missile attack on IS in Syria coordinated with Damascus


Iran launches a ballistic missile at Islamic State targets in eastern Syria on June 18, 2017 . Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRCG), which fired the six mid-range missiles, said it attacked an ISIS command center, concentration points and logistical centers used for assembling cars for suicide attacks in the Deir Ezzur region in Syria. Read More »

Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought


Mr Scalise , a police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were wounded on Wednesday when a man identified as James Hodgkinson, 66, from the St Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, opened fire on the lawmakers as they practiced for an annual charity baseball game between Republicans and Democrats. Read More »