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Jeb Bush: I told you Trump would be 'chaos president'


Bush, 64, the former governor of Florida, said at the conference - which features speakers from the political, financial and sports realms - that, "When I ran for office, I said he [Trump] is a chaos candidate and would be a chaos president". Read More »

Hillary Clinton Practiced How to Avoid a Hug From Donald Trump

The footage is a bit shaky, so it wasn't clear at first if it was really Clinton in the video, but Reines confirmed that it's the real deal in a follow-up tweet . Trump grabs his hand and attempts an embrace. According to ABC , earlier this week, the President tried to give James Comey , the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he fired last week some love, and Comey was having none of it. Read More »

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ order binding on Pakistan, says India

Here are some of the tweets. The United Nations have to take a serious note. A former Indian navy officer-turned-businessman, Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran previous year and arrested by Pakistan on espionage charges on March 3, 2016. Analysts and observers blamed Pakistan's legal team for the setback caused by the ICJ's order . The handling of Kulbhsuhan Jadhav case by Pakistani lawyers in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has invited heavy criticism from experts as well as media ... Read More »

American Climber Dies, Indian Missing On Everest


On April 30, famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck, 40, died after falling 1,000 metres off a ridge while preparing to climb Everest. She is also the first Indian woman to reach the top of the mountain for the fifth time. Climbing Everest is an inherently unsafe activity with risks of high-altitude related sicknesses such as cerebral edema, a swelling of the brain that can be fatal. Read More »

Africa pitch to counter China road project


More than 200 enterprises have signed cooperation agreements for projects along OBOR's routes. The decision of Pakistan to stay away from what was earlier conceived as a South Asia project was its own, but it was also a manifestation of the strong centrifugal forces that are reordering South Asia due to the unending conflict between India and Pakistan. Read More »

Venezuela toll rises to 48 dead after protester is killed


During the nearly daily clashes during the 50 days of mobilization, at least 47 people - civilians and police officers - have lost their lives, according to the latest report by the prosecutor's office. Protests have swelled since Maduro called for convening a "popular" assembly to rewrite the Venezuelan constitution, with half its members coming from sectors loyal to him. Read More »

Russia's deputy FM tipped as ambassador to US

In Saudi Arabia, Trump's first stop, the president will share " his hopes for a peaceful vision of Islam" and "the need to confront radical ideology" during a meeting with officials from dozens of Muslim-majority countries, McMaster said. And how did Donald Trump's loose lip affect this ship? That, in turn, might mean the intelligence ends up with Iran, a sworn enemy of Israel. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he is "absolutely certain" allies can share and handle sensitive ... Read More »

Canada beats Russia 4-2 to reach final of ice hockey worlds


Sunday's gold medal game begins at 1:45 p.m. and will be broadcast on NHL Network. COLOGNE, Germany (AP ) - Two-time defending champion Canada and Sweden will contest the final of the ice hockey world championship after winning their semifinals in contrasting style on Saturday. Read More »

Paul Nuttall Keeps Calling Leanne Wood 'Natalie' During ITV Leaders' Debate


Mr Nuttall made the same gaffe moments later, saying: "I think that Natalie's absolutely right, what we need to do is". It's possible he wasn't listening as later in the debate he referred to her as Natalie again. She also hit out at Labour, which she said "basically gave them (the Tories) a lift to the bank" to cash "a blank cheque" on Brexit. Corbyn tweeted before the debate, however, challenging the prime minister to face him head-to-head. Read More »

Three injured after falling 18ft from a Ferris wheel


A 7-year-old boy, a 59-year-old woman and a 47-year-old woman, fell 15 to 18 feet and landed on the metal base at the bottom of the ride, according to East Jefferson Fire Department spokesman Bill Beezley. Brandi Hamon and Debbie LaFollette, the vice president and president, respectively, of the Rhododendron Festival, said in a joint statement, "First and foremost the Rhododendron Festival would like to ask for everyone to please pray for all the victims in today's carnival accident". Read More »

Kolkata: Barkati refuses accepting his removal order as Tipu Sultan mosque's Imam


He had recently said that he would not take out the red beacon from the auto as he was granted permission by the British. "The Shahi Imam has been removed by the trustee board", Arif Ahmed, a trustee said. Speaking at a hurriedly convened press conference just after the trustee board presser, the former Imam blamed the entire episode of his termination on Trinamool Congress MPs Sultan Ahmed and Nadimul Haque and library minister Siddiqullah Chowdhury and said that he would meet Mamata ... Read More »

Rajinikanth drops more hints on joining politics


As per the current buzz in Tamil Nadu, Rajini is is considering starting his own political party. I have some responsibilities and you have your jobs. Waiting to welcome Rajini into politics, and in the party too if he so pleases said a senior leader, is the BJP, which aims to quickly expand its influence in the state. Read More »

AAP protests outside Election Commission over 'EVM tampering'


After Friday's meeting, the party will take a call on the future course of action for its "Save Democracy" campaign, which now seeks to build awareness on EVMs across the capital. Though many parties welcomed the Election Commission's assurance on the use of VVPATs, but AAP was adamant on its demand of Hackathon. "When there is a meeting scheduled the next day, they could have waited to raise their concerns in the meet", the official said. Read More »

Bridge in Goa collapses, leaves 2 dead and several missing


However, we do not have the exact number of people present on the bridge when it collapsed", Parrikar told reporters here. Wandal, incidentally, had jumped off the Sanvordem bridge in a bid to commit suicide late on Thursday. Almost 20 people swam to safety when the bridge collapsed on Thursday afternoon. "A massive search and rescue operation is being carried out". "An NDRF team from Pune arrived at the site and started assessing the situation". Read More »

Days after CBI raid, Karti Chidambaram leaves for London


Jaitley was replying to questions about the opposition's allegation that the actions of the I-T department and the CBI marked the government's vindictiveness to wards opposition leaders. Mamata, whose party leaders are facing a probe in the alleged Saradha chit fund scam and the alleged Narada bribery scam, targeted the Modi Government in a veiled manner, saying, "If you do not like someone, then you send CBI, then put him in jail". Read More »

Sweden To Drop Rape Investigation Into Julian Assange


Assange, 45, has been holed up in the embassy since 2012 after skipping bail to avoid extradition to Sweden over the allegation of rape, which he denies. British police said despite Sweden's decision to drop a rape investigation, Assange still faces arrest if he leaves Ecuador's embassy in London. Assange's lawyer, Per Samuelson, hailed Sweden's decision to drop the investigation as "a total victory for us". Read More »

US extends Iran nuke sanctions relief, adds other sanctions

However, Wednesday's decision to implement new sanctions related to Iran's ballistic missile program suggest the administration is eager to take a tougher stance toward the longtime USA adversary. The State Department also released a new report criticizing Iran for human rights abuses , including the alleged mistreatment of prisoners. U.S. allies, including Germany, France and Britain, have urged the Trump administration against walking away from the deal, which lifted a raft of economic ... Read More »

Twin bomb blasts rock university of Maiduguri in Nigeria, 1 dead


Three suicide bombers were blown up by their deadly devices on Thursday night while attempting to attack a female hostel at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State. Isuku said the scene of the attacks have been visited by EOD personnel and that normalcy has been restored. He also said that the second explosion occurred around the female hostel area. Read More »

McCain: Donald Trump's Scandals Have Reached 'Watergate Size and Scale'


Tom O'Halleran, of Sedona, said in a prepared statement. "This has all the markings of a coordinated, silent coup", said Michael Caputo, who worked on Trump's campaign and keeps in touch with administration officials. There is a grave threat to national security posed by this claim. Chaffetz says the memo raises concerns "about improper interference placed on an active investigation". Read More »

Trump lashes out at 'greatest witch-hunt in history'

Mueller will have sweeping powers and the authority to prosecute any crimes he uncovers. "Congress's ability to conduct investigations of all things Russian Federation has been severely limited, probably in an inappropriate fashion", said Graham, CNN reported. Read More »

Trump suggests he might drop daily press briefings

The broadcaster also reported that former FBI Director James Comey is "not anxious about any tapes" of conversations between him and President Donald Trump , adding that "if there is a tape, there's nothing he is anxious about" that could be on it. Read More »

Japan economy expands at 2.2 percent annual pace in Jan-Mar


That would be part of the role New Zealand, represented by Trade Minister Todd McClay, will be playing to test that. Private consumption picked up 0.4 per cent from the preceding quarter after zero growth and the same 0.4 per cent rise in the two preceding quarters. Read More »

US admiral: North Korea's action 'recipe for disaster'


South Korean President Moon Jae-in says there is a "high possibility" of conflict with North Korea, which is pressing ahead with nuclear and missile programs it says it needs to counter U.S. Han said the THAAD anti-missile unit deployed by the USA military in the South detected the missile, marking the first time the controversial system has been put to use since its deployment in April. Read More »