Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Kapil Mishra marshalled out of Delhi Assembly Kapil Mishra marshalled out of Delhi Assembly

His remarks came a day after the suspended AAP leader was manhandled in the Delhi assembly during the special session called to pass the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill. "The incident that happened in the Assembly is such an unfortunate one; it is ...

Trump Considers Undoing Obama's Opening to Cuba Trump Considers Undoing Obama's Opening to Cuba

A bipartisan group of USA senators last week reintroduced legislation to repeal all restrictions on travel to Cuba, this time attracting far more co-sponsors. A number of congressional leaders, including Florida GOP Sen. The policy shift may also...

Did James Comey Lie About Interference In The Russia Investigation?

The next day, former FBI Director James Comey , who was sacked by President Donald Trump last month , is scheduled to testify before the same committee. The White House is considering restructuring its communications staff. The Senate Intellige...

Leaving Paris accord will harm USA global influence — United Nations leader

The agreement itself includes pillars that involve American data, including material from NASA and other US federal departments, and if the USA walks away Vaughan said there will be gaps to fill. Several of his top aides have opposed the action, to...

Putin on Trump's withdrawal from Paris Accord: 'Don't worry, be happy'

Earlier on Friday, Putin made an unscheduled appearance at a roundtable for US and Russian companies to urge American executives to help Trump end tensions between the two countries, which he said are at "Cold War" levels. "The sky is the limit in In...

Karla Homolka to no longer volunteer at Montreal elementary school Karla Homolka to no longer volunteer at Montreal elementary school

Homolka was also found guilty of playing a role in the death of her 15-year-old sister Tammy after she helped Bernardo drug, rape and ultimately kill her. The school did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Canadian Press . Th...

Washing hands in cold water as good as hot Washing hands in cold water as good as hot

Donald Schaffner, a professor at the university, said: "People need to feel comfortable when washing their hands, but as far as effectiveness this shows us that water temperature did not matter". Currently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...

Florida Gov. Scott approves plan to hand out oil spill money Florida Gov. Scott approves plan to hand out oil spill money

Rick Scott on Friday signed an $82 billion state budget and called lawmakers back for a three-day special session to complete the deal. "I think it's a win for Florida families, which is the most important thing for me", Scott said. He had complai...

EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact

Mr Trump's refusal to commit to the Paris agreement caused frustration at a G7 meeting last week, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel describing the discussion as "difficult, not to say dissatisfying". Word of Trump's decision comes a day afte...

Trump Has Multiple Escape Routes From Paris Climate Accord

Withdrawal would take effect a year after notification, which can be given at any moment. That's why I'm so concerned about President Trump's plan to withdraw the United States from The Paris Agreement. Former Secretary of State John Kerry, who h...

ISC Class XII exam: Girls achieve 100% pass ISC Class XII exam: Girls achieve 100% pass

As many as 2,50,871 students appeared for the examinations in 2017, where 1,76,327 students were registered for ICSE and 74,544 for the ISC. The CISCE conducts both the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE - Class 10), the Indian Schoo...

White House Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments White House Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments

It was their first opportunity to question Spicer about a Washington Post report published late last week. Michael Dubke signed on in mid-February and has now departed, according to Axios' Mike Allen . Over the years, he formed several political...

Philippines president jokes about rape in speech to soldiers

There were no immediate reaction from leaders of the groups to Duterte's offer. Duterte submitted the seven-page report to Congress five minutes before the 48-hour reportorial requirement lapsed Thursday evening. "We call on our police force and ...

Moldova Foreign Ministry Expels Five Russian Diplomats Moldova Foreign Ministry Expels Five Russian Diplomats

Moldova's foreign ministry has expelled five Russian diplomats, ordering Moscow to remove them in a move that outraged the country's pro-Russian president. Russia's response will be "quite harsh", Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said...

Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up

He says, as of this writing, the reason lawmakers could head to a special session is a yet un-passed and "phenomenally boring" piece of legislation - the Sunset Safety Net Bill. Anti-abortion (Senate Bill 8) Lawmakers have sent Abbott Senate Bill 8, ...

Rep. of Macedonia Gets First New Ruling Party in a Decade Rep. of Macedonia Gets First New Ruling Party in a Decade

Naskotaska90 CC BY-SA 4.0)Lawmakers voted 62-44 around midnight to confirm a 26-member Cabinet proposed by Zoran Zaev , the leader of the Social Democrat party. Macedonian Prime Minister-designate Zoran Zaev , bottom, speaks in front of the Parli...

In Canada, Ex-Nurse Pleads Guilty To Murdering 8 Nursing Home Patients In Canada, Ex-Nurse Pleads Guilty To Murdering 8 Nursing Home Patients

A former Ontario nurse angry with her career and personal life believed she was an instrument of God as she used insulin to kill vulnerable seniors in her care over the course of almost a decade. Millard said family members of the alleged victims hav...

In Iraq, IS seals off area around symbolic mosque in Mosul

Islamic State ( ISIS ) militants allegedly executed at least 47 civilians on Wednesday after they attempted to flee from the extremist group's captivity in Mosul, Iraq . ISIL is countering the offensive with suicide vehicle and motorbike bombs, sni...

IS seals off area of symbolic mosque in Mosul's Old City

At least 14 terrorists were killed in the Old City of Mosul during clashes with Iraqi government forces, which intensified street fighting and missile launching today while urging the residents to evacuate the area. "People who choose to flee will ...

Aziz: No order by ICJ on Jadhav's consular access Aziz: No order by ICJ on Jadhav's consular access

The incident comes amid an already heated environment between India and Pakistan over the death sentence awarded to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav by a Pakistan military court. This was a game which started after Jindal's visit to Pakistan", s...

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