• Meira Kumar named Opposition's candidate
Meira Kumar named Opposition's candidate

The Bihar CM is unlikely to reconsider his decision. They claimed that leaders of the JD (U) - which had earlier pitched for Opposition unity, but is supporting Kovind's candidature - are also of the view that a non-Congress contender "would have been better", the sources said .

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  • Lordy, it sounds like James Comey may be disappointed about those tapes
Lordy, it sounds like James Comey may be disappointed about those tapes

Asked if he had taped their conversations, Trump said he would reveal that answer soon. "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction". Despite repeated questions, Trump refused to confirm whether tapes exist of his private conversations with Comey, saying only that he would speak to that in a "fairly short period of time ".

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  • Cop lynched: Mufti warns Kashmiris against testing limits of 'restrained' security forces
Cop lynched: Mufti warns Kashmiris against testing limits of 'restrained' security forces

He had been at the mosque post for quite sometime and many locals who regularly visited knew him. Reports said the mob around him snatched his pistol and beat the police officer to death. "He owned and accomplished his assignments dutifully". "Pained beyond words at the horrific incident", he said on Twitter . Pandith is survived by his wife, a ...

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  • AAP for Meira Kumar as Prez
AAP for Meira Kumar as Prez

He is non-controversial, educated and experienced and has been good as Bihar Governor. Pawar proposed three names - Meira Kumar, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Bhalchandra Mungekar - all Dalit leaders. More so as Bahujan Samaj party's Mayawati had made it clear that she would be compelled to support Kovind if the Oppo...

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  • With Kovind For President, Amit Shah Checkmate Opposition
With Kovind For President, Amit Shah Checkmate Opposition

Asked if the faction, which has 12 MPs and an equal number of MLAs, was supporting Kovind since he hailed from the Dalit community, Panneerselvam said the presidential nominee has been a former MP twice, besides having served as Governor of Bihar, and was, therefore, "experienced".

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  • Four Republicans oppose new Senate health care bill. Here's why they do
Four Republicans oppose new Senate health care bill. Here's why they do

Obama's health law enacted an additional 3.8 percent tax on investment income for married couples making more than $250,000 a year and individuals making more than $125,000. On Facebook , Obama said at the heart of the bill was "fundamental meanness". It would offer less generous subsidies for people than Obama's law but provide billions to stat...

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  • Theresa May: EU citizens offer 'very fair,' 'very serious'
Theresa May: EU citizens offer 'very fair,' 'very serious'

The EU negotiating team will now open a technical review of the offer, it is understood. "The UK's position represents a fair and serious offer and one aimed at giving as much certainty as possible to citizens who have settled in the UK", May told her colleagues.

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  • Qatar Says Pockets Deep Enough To Defend Riyal Amid Crisis
Qatar Says Pockets Deep Enough To Defend Riyal Amid Crisis

Saudi Arabia is not a signatory. Qatar's neighbors cut ties with the country over accusations that it sponsors Islamic extremism, which Qatar denies. The cost of these investments is likely to increase because material can no longer come across the land border with Saudi Arabia, he said. The crisis caused Qatar's most liquid bonds to tumble l...

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  • Obama Slams The New Health Care Bill & The Republicans Who Wrote It
Obama Slams The New Health Care Bill & The Republicans Who Wrote It

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell hopes to push it through his chamber next week but solid Democratic opposition - and complaints from at least six Republicans - have left its fate unclear. More than half a dozen GOP senators have expressed problems with the measure, and a defeat would be a humiliating setback for Trump and McConnell on on...

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  • Charlie Dent 'concerned' by Senate health care bill
Charlie Dent 'concerned' by Senate health care bill

Rand Paul (R-KY), Ron Johnson (R-WI), Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) say they "are not ready" to vote for the bill. But the achievement of the Republicans will be the same: banish the hated Medicaid . The GOP bill will also cut funding to Planned Parenthood for at least one year and allow insurers to charge older adults fi...

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  • London mosque attack suspect named, held on terror grounds
London mosque attack suspect named, held on terror grounds

Oval Tube Station appeared to follow suit by sharing a similar message of unity - a picture posted on its Twitter account showed a quote from Victoria Osteen that says: "We talk a lot about hope, helping and teamwork". Osborne's family is believed to be based in Weston-super-Mare, England. British prime minister Theresa May today condemned the ...

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  • Southeast Arkansas Sees Heavy Rain As Cindy Passes Through
Southeast Arkansas Sees Heavy Rain As Cindy Passes Through

Cindy has been blamed for one death. That means there is still a threat associated with water that has flooded some areas, he said. "It's getting to a risky level", Kerner said. With the storm inland, projections show it weakening further to a post-tropical storm by tonight. But bands of heavy rain are continuing - with heavy rain in parts of Missi...

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  • Cosby defence rests after calling one witness
Cosby defence rests after calling one witness

As jurors watched Steele closely, Cosby faced forward away from the prosecutor and the jury. He also said he gave Constand three half-tablets of the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl before the "petting" began. Around 9:30 p.m, court officials made the decision to send the jury home, a decision that the deliberating jurors were in favor of, ...

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  • Senate's ACA Repeal Bill Is Built On 'Fundamental Meanness'
Senate's ACA Repeal Bill Is Built On 'Fundamental Meanness'

Certain provisions of the current health care law would remain intact, including covering pre-existing conditions and allowing those up to age 26 to remain on their parent's health insurance coverage . -Delay a new "Cadillac" tax on high-cost health insurance plans until 2026. To help pay for its expanded coverage to around 20 million m...

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  • Minnesota Twins take high school shortstop with No. 1 pick
Minnesota Twins take high school shortstop with No. 1 pick

Lewis, who turned 18 on June 5, hit.429 as a senior with nine doubles and four home runs for JSerra Catholic High School in Orange County. The Aliso Viejo, CA native was a member of the gold medal-winning USA Baseball 18U National Team in the fall of 2016 that defeated Cuba in October for the 2016 COPABE Pan American AAA Championship.

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  • Bring stability to Kashmir, then worry about Maharashtra, Shiv Sena taunts BJP
Bring stability to Kashmir, then worry about Maharashtra, Shiv Sena taunts BJP

Sena has never indulged in the politics of hiding behind someone. RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and father of India's green revolution M S Swaminathan were Shiv Sena's choices for the Presidential post. The names doing the rounds as possible opposition candidates include former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Sushi...

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  • Brexit Negotiations Begin! Could the Timing be Any Worse?
Brexit Negotiations Begin! Could the Timing be Any Worse?

The EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier said: "We are talking about orderly withdrawal first and that makes sense". The UK agreed to settle the issue of citizens" rights , borders and the so-called "divorce bill' with the European Union before discussions over trade begin, when formal Brexit negotiations finally got under way in Brussels ...

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  • Senate Health Bill Would Repeal Device Tax
Senate Health Bill Would Repeal Device Tax

This is the same language contained in the House Republican health care bill , which is bad news, as it means the provision is more likely to become law. "This current bill does not repeal Obamacare". "We'll hopefully get something done and it will be something with heart and very meaningful", he said .

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  • Trump Slams Obama for Not Stopping Russia From Meddling With Election
Trump Slams Obama for Not Stopping Russia From Meddling With Election

Johnson said at a House Intelligence Committee hearing that the extent of Russian hacking into computer files at the Democratic party headquarters in Washington and attempts to infiltrate state election records went significantly beyond past Russian efforts to influence USA elections.

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  • Presidential elections: AIADMK Panneerselvam faction extends support to Ram Nath Kovind
Presidential elections: AIADMK Panneerselvam faction extends support to Ram Nath Kovind

The election for the next President of India is to be held on July 17 as President Pranab Mukherjee will demit the office on July 25. BJP MPs and MLAs have been summoned to Delhi to do the needful, as Tuesday is the self imposed deadline to complete the process.

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