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Worldwide Bodies found as floods recede in India's Kerala
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Almost 725,000 people have taken shelter in relief camps, state government spokesman Subhash T.V. said yesterday. There have been instances of people sending such messages which were hampering the operations on the ground. "Assured the people of the state that entire nation was with them", the Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted . In this image from video, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks out from inside a helicopter during an aerial survey of flood affected areas in Kerala, southern India, ...

Worldwide White House lawyer McGahn isn't 'a John Dean type 'RAT,'' Trump says
Author: 0 White House lawyer McGahn isn't 'a John Dean type 'RAT,'' Trump says

So the White House counsel and his attorney came up with a strategy to cooperate as extensively as possible with the special counsel in order to prove that there was no wrongdoing by McGahn, the newspaper reported . Miller, of course, has been the architect of some of Trump's most controversial policies, like the separation of immigrant children from their parents at the southern US border, and the Islamaphobic travel ban - which Beattie once wrote an editorial defending while he was a ...

Worldwide USA says ready with more sanctions if Turkey does not free pastor
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Last week, the USA doubled its tariffs on metal imports from Turkey. Turkey's battered lira weakened 3 percent after a Turkish court rejected an American pastor's appeal for release. Turkey's finance minister Berat Albayrak has insisted that the country will come out out the currency crises stronger. In recent weeks, the United States has sanctioned a pair of Turkish cabinet members, and dramatically increased tariffs against the nation, fueling anger among Turkish leaders and creating ...

Worldwide Gunmen attack intelligence training center in Kabul
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No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but Jawad Ghawari, a member of the city's Shiite clerical council, blamed IS, which has carried similar attacks on Shiites in the past, hitting mosques, schools and cultural centers.

Worldwide With Iran, Turkey we defeated terrorists in Syria: Lavrov
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Cavusoglu also recalled that the USA has not taken any concrete step on Turkey's extradition request for Fethullah Gülen. But Lavrov, speaking on a visit to the Turkish capital on Tuesday, did not make any commitments for Russian Federation to drop the dollar in trade with Turkey, whose lira currency plummeted to a record low against the dollar this week.

Worldwide Judge in Manafort trial says he's been threatened over case
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One former Justice Department prosecutor who has tried similar cases told Roll Call the general rule of thumb for a favorable timeline for jury deliberation is one day per week of trial proceedings. He said if jurors' names were exposed they would be threatened as well, and for their "peace and safety", he would not release their names. Prosecutors contend Manafort was paid millions of dollars for consulting work for Ukraine's former president, putting money in secret offshore accounts and ...

Worldwide In tribute to Vajpayee, PM Modi walks the extra mile
Author: 0 In tribute to Vajpayee, PM Modi walks the extra mile

Mr. Karzai sat through the funeral alongside Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Lakshman Kiriella and met a cross section of dignitaries in attendance. From Moscow, Russian president Vladimir Putin in a message to his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind said: " Atal Bihari Vajpayee rightly commanded great respect around the world".

Worldwide Husband arrested in missing family case in Colorado
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Their life, however, wasn't apparently flawless. The couple filed for bankruptcy protection in 2015. "Nothing was here. I mean, she wasn't here, the kids weren't here, nobody was here". "That's what I want", he wailed. But if they're not, this has got to stop. I miss them, you know, cuddled up on their couches. "It was tearing me apart last night".

Worldwide Trump signs USD 716 bn defense policy to authorize military spending
Author: 0 Trump signs USD 716 bn defense policy to authorize military spending

The new recruits will bring the total strength of the Army to 487,500 soldiers; Navy, 335,400 sailors; 186,100 in the Marine Corps; and 329,100 in the Air Force. It also authorizes a 2.6-percent pay raise for members of the military, boosts the ranks of the USA military services by 15,600 active troops and approves the purchase of 13 new Navy warships and 77 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets.

Worldwide Hundreds Of Newspapers Are Challenging Trump's Attacks: 'We Are Not The Enemy’
Author: 0 Hundreds Of Newspapers Are Challenging Trump's Attacks: 'We Are Not The Enemy’

The initiative was started by The Boston Globe in response to Trump deriding media reports as "fake news" and calling journalists enemies of the people. In the piece, the editorial board wrote that the liberty of the press has been a foundational American principle for more than two centuries. The Globe's call represents one side of a debate about how the media should view and respond to the president's splenetic attacks on the press - or whether it should do anything at all.

Worldwide President Trump Reportedly Asked Jeff Sessions to Have Omarosa Arrested
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Though it's unclear which law the president believes Manigault Newman broke, a former West Wing official told Sherman that Trump's reaction is likely rooted in what he sees as "a personal betrayal". "I know you were making 179 at the White House, and I think we can work something out where we keep you right along those lines", Trump continued. Manigault Newman made the revelation Wednesday evening during an interview with Sirius XM host Joe Madison .

Worldwide Iraq PM cancels visit to sanctions-hit Iran
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Woody Johnson, the U.S. ambassador to London, encouraged Britain to stick with the United States and ditch a "flawed" 2015 nuclear deal with Iran even as the European Union openly defied sanctions imposed by the Trump administration. In an article for The Sunday Telegraph Mr Johnson told British companies to stop doing business with Iran... US Ambassador to Britain Woody Johnson said Iran needed to make tangible and sustained changes to behave like a normal country.

Worldwide Iran Supreme Leader calls for action to face 'economic war'
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Iranian officials had already rejected the offer but it is the first time Mr Khamenei has publicly commented. Khamenei referenced the secret 1986 trip to Tehran by President Ronald Reagan's former national security adviser Robert McFarlane in an effort to begin high-level talks; the attempt wound up being rebuffed .

Author: 0 White House paranoia deepens after Omarosa tapes

As Yahoo! pointed out, receiving money for an appearance could have posed serious ethical concerns for the former White House official, however, Omarosa filmed her segment of Say Yes before Trump's January 2017 inauguration. "When I can tell my story, it is a profound story that I know the world will want to hear", she told ABC News in December. Manigault Newman has said she was offered $15,000 to sign a non-disclosure agreement when she was sacked last Decemberthat was, " as ...

Worldwide US Space Force: Preparing for the next battlefield
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The Trump administration hopes the Space Force will provide a better way to deal with threats overseas from other space world powers, including Russian Federation and China, CNN reported . While Defense Secretary Jim Mattis rejected the idea of creating a Space Force within the Air Force in 2017, it seems he's changed course, but stopped short of promising a new branch.

Worldwide Washington braces for rally a year on from clashes
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Around 10 a.m. Saturday, when many shops were beginning to open, law enforcement officers outnumbered visitors in the popular downtown shopping district. Those torches carried by white supremacists in Charlottesville a year ago shone a light on an ugly truth. The group paraded through the University of Virginia's campus, shouting racist and anti-Semitic slogans.

Worldwide MI voters weigh in on governor’s primaries
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Debbie Stabenow in November, and several Democrats were vying for the congressional seat that was vacated by John Conyers. It is still possible that Whitmer chooses a male running mate for lieutenant governor. She said even Republican-leaning women in Oakland County north of Detroit are volunteering for her campaign. "It's not totally predictive, but I think it's a very good sign that we're going to have an engaged, excited Democratic electorate turning out in November", said Dillon, ...