• Amit Shah to fight Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat
Amit Shah to fight Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat

The BJP Parliamentary Board on Wednesday nominated party president Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani as party candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat. BJP has also made a decision to field its leader Sampatiya Uike from Madhya Pradesh. The seat fell vacant due to the demise of Union environment minister Anil Madhav Dave.

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  • US Attorney General Says He's Not Quitting, Despite Trump Criticism
US Attorney General Says He's Not Quitting, Despite Trump Criticism

Inhofe, who has known Sessions since the mid-1980s, called the division between Sessions and Trump "probably the most awkward situation I've been in before". Jeff Sessions was a awful choice for attorney general, and the policies he has pursued in his brief tenure - cracking down on immigrants, bullying sheriffs, prosecuting low-level offend...

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  • Neymar involved in training bust-up with Barca team-mate
Neymar involved in training bust-up with Barca team-mate

PSG have reportedly held discussions with Barcelona about a transfer for the 25 year-old that would smash the world record £89 million ($117 million) Manchester United paid for France midfielder Paul Pogba last year. Barca have sought to play down the rumours, with club president Josep Maria Bartomeu telling the New York Times that the club ar...

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  • Flood fury: 80 villages in Odisha marooned
Flood fury: 80 villages in Odisha marooned

Pradhan said the area has been affected by flood due to heavy rain in upper catchment of Bramhani river. "Many people have been rescued from affected areas like Ghatal in West Midnapore district, Pursura, Arambagh and Khanakool in Hooghly district and Amta and Udainarayanpur in Howrah district", he said.

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  • Anthony Scaramucci named White House communications director
Anthony Scaramucci named White House communications director

To a degree unseen before at the White House lectern, Spicer, 45, became a household name, a constant target for critics and late night comics. Anthony Scaramucci, founder of the multi-billion dollar global investment firm SkyBridge Capital, was appointed by President Donald Trump as White House communications director on Friday.

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  • Gainesville Police rejection of Trump comment goes viral on Twitter
Gainesville Police rejection of Trump comment goes viral on Twitter

Some police leaders anxious that three sentences uttered by the president during a Long Island speech could upend almost three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 Los Angeles Police Department beating of Rodney King ushered in an era of distrust of police.

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  • Russian Federation derides Tillerson statement on sanctions
Russian Federation derides Tillerson statement on sanctions

The legislation, which was sent to the White House on Friday, would sanction Russian Federation while sharply limiting Trump's ability to ease penalties against Moscow independently. diplomatic property as retaliation for what it said were proposed illegal USA sanctions. U.S. Embassy spokeswoman Maria Olson could not immediately say how many peop...

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  • PA Waqf minister calls for mass Friday pray at Al-Aqsa
PA Waqf minister calls for mass Friday pray at Al-Aqsa

The Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU) slammed Israel's "stark violations" at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem as its emergency meeting closed on Thursday in Rabat , China's Xinhua news agency reported. The Palestinian Red Crescent said at least eight people have been injured in a melee that broke out after nightfall on Thursday. Amnesty Internati...

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  • U.S. says cuts to staff in Russian Federation 'uncalled for'
U.S. says cuts to staff in Russian Federation 'uncalled for'

The US Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation, putting US President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and infuriate his own Republican Party .

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  • Ceremonies mark 100 years since start of Battle of Passchendaele
Ceremonies mark 100 years since start of Battle of Passchendaele

Prince Charles and Belgium's Queen Mathilde and King Albert will open a British Memorial Poppy Garden in Passchendaele Memorial Park. The memorial included performances by the National Youth Choir of Scotland, and is set to end with the Last Post on a lone bugle, whose strains have been heard every evening since 1928.

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  • Trump tells cops they should rough people up more during arrests
Trump tells cops they should rough people up more during arrests

President Donald Trump speaks at Suffolk Community College on July 28, 2017 in Brentwood, New York. In the name of law and order, the president made a mockery of the Rule of Law in his call for illegal violence against presumptively innocent suspects.

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  • GPD responds to President Trump's remarks
GPD responds to President Trump's remarks

He added: "Like when you guys put somebody in the vehicle and you're protecting their head, you know, the way you put the hand over". "As a department, we do not and will not tolerate 'rough [ing]' up prisoners". In a tweet on Friday evening, the Gainesville Police Department said it "rejects these remarks and continues to serve with respect". Th...

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  • Wisconsin Health Official: Failed Senate Vote Shouldn't Stop Health Care Debate
Wisconsin Health Official: Failed Senate Vote Shouldn't Stop Health Care Debate

The Medicaid expansion, which has added about 11 million to the insurance rolls, operates more or less on automatic pilot even if costs are a concern. "The Senate tried to pull the rug out from under the insurance market and failed". Crucial in this endeavor is legal and regulatory certainty, which allows for long-term planning and helps guide ...

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  • Russian Federation warns of retaliatory measures against new USA sanctions
Russian Federation warns of retaliatory measures against new USA sanctions

A spokesman for the European Commission said Friday that European officials will be watching the US effort closely, vowing to "remain vigilant". On Wednesday, Russia warned that new U.S. "Lawmakers are so distrustful of the administration that they are imposing requirements to conduct congressional review of attempts by the president to roll back...

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  • Scaramucci's estranged wife gives birth after leaving White House official
Scaramucci's estranged wife gives birth after leaving White House official

The 38-year-old Ball was nine months pregnant when she chose to file divorce proceedings against Scaramucci - her second husband . Page Six says that while Scaramucci was in West Virginia for President Trump's speech with the Boy Scouts on Monday, Bell was in a NY hospital giving birth to the couple's son.

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  • Passenger plunges to his death at USA fair as ride comes apart
Passenger plunges to his death at USA fair as ride comes apart

The North American Midway is confident the Fire Ball ride could be back at the Calgary Stampede as early as next year, after a tragedy in OH forced the operator to shut down all three of its rides until further notice. In Vancouver, the Pacific National Exhibition announced the temporary closure of a permanent ride at its Playland Amusement Park ...

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  • Russian Federation threatens retaliation over USA sanctions
Russian Federation threatens retaliation over USA sanctions

President Barack Obama over accusations of alleged Russian hacking during the presidential election. The U.S. bill, which also imposes new sanctions on Iran and North Korea, had been delayed while lawmakers resolved procedural issues and revised language that energy companies said would prevent many overseas deals.

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  • Israel's Shin Bet investigating embassy guard shootings in Jordan
Israel's Shin Bet investigating embassy guard shootings in Jordan

The embassy staff was allowed to leave Amman for Israel almost two days later amid demonstrations and calls for the death penalty for the security guard. Later, they marched towards the Israel embassy, chanting slogans against Israel, including "death to Israel", "no embassy for the [Zionist] entity" and "We sacrifice our soul and our blood for the...

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  • Russian official threatens retaliation over U.S. sanctions
Russian official threatens retaliation over U.S. sanctions

Stung by the new threat of American sanctions, Russia's Foreign Ministry says the US must downsize its diplomatic and technical staff in Moscow and other cities. "The vote puts Trump in an awkward position". "Such blackmail, aimed at limiting the interaction of foreign partners with Russian Federation, carries a threat to many countries and worldwi...

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  • Putin confirms 755 United States diplomatic staff must leave
Putin confirms 755 United States diplomatic staff must leave

Lawmakers say they want to prevent the president from acting on his own to lift penalties imposed by the previous administration for meddling in last year's USA election and for aggression in Ukraine. It said it is ordering the U.S. Embassy to limit the number of embassy and consular employees in the country to 455 in response to the U.S. Senate's ...

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