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Gujarat BJP worker arrested for attack on Rahul Gandhi's convoy in Dhanera

Gujarat BJP worker arrested for attack on Rahul Gandhi's convoy in Dhanera Rahul Gandhi on Friday faced protests in flood-hit Gujarat where a cement brick was hurled at his auto allegedly by BJP supporters, breaking the window planes of his vehicle. "In yesterday's incident, BJP workers threw such a huge stone that my personal security officer was injured. What else can we say", Gandhi said outside Parliament. [Full Article...]

Trump defends national security advisor from right-wing critics

Trump defends national security advisor from right-wing critics Devin Nunes's visit to the White House in March to look at intelligence reports about incidental surveillance of Trump officials during the presidential campaign. The reason Trump made the pro-Israel comment is because one of the lines of attack against McMaster has been that he is secretly anti-Israel. His dismissal follows other recent changes at the NSC. [Full Article...]

British model 'kidnapped and drugged' before being AUCTIONED online

British model 'kidnapped and drugged' before being AUCTIONED online But the organisation, known as Black Death, then performed the u-turn and took her back to Milan , warning in a letter she would be "eliminated" if she went to the police or spoke negatively about them. The suspect, who has been named in reports as Lukasz Herba, dropped her off at the consulate on 17 July, police said. It is alleged two men tried to sell the woman online for more than 300,000 d... [Full Article...]

Super Thursday: Bank of England keep rates on hold at 0.25pc

Super Thursday: Bank of England keep rates on hold at 0.25pc Ian McCafferty and Michael Saunders voted for the rise. However, they also assume that, in the interim, households and companies base their decisions on the expectation of a smooth adjustment to that new trading relationship. Around 40 percent of these businesses are affected in some way, either through the supply chain or end markets by uncertainties around Brexit. Businesses have been somewh... [Full Article...]

IT seizes over Rs15-cr from Karnataka minister

IT seizes over Rs15-cr from Karnataka minister The Congress leadership has convinced its Gujarat MLAs to stay at a resort on the outskirts of Bengaluru till the eve of the Rajya Sabha polls on August 8. Earlier in the Rajya Sabha, leader of the opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad said that the elections were being held in an atmosphere of fear. The Congress had moved these MLAs from Gujarat for fear of poaching by the BJP. [Full Article...]

Iran's President Rouhani sworn in for second term

Further complicating matters, US President Donald Trump has openly discouraged foreign investment in Iran and signed new sanctions on Wednesday. "The world must not allow Iran to act in defiance of the Security Council and its resolutions". [Full Article...]

Irish Brexit report sets out united Ireland proposal — BBCI

Irish Brexit report sets out united Ireland proposal — BBCI The plan, which provoked anger from Unionists, follows controversial Irish proposals, revealed by The Times last week, for a border in the Irish Sea. The committee, made up of Senators, TDs, and MPs, examined the significant challenge of Brexit, its impact across Ireland, and a constitutional obligation on the Irish Government to promote Irish Unity. [Full Article...]

New Pakistan cabinet has first Hindu in 20 years

He was elected to the national assembly on a reserved seat for minorities on PML-N ticket in 2013. Almost a week after Nawaz Sharif's ouster, Pakistan's new prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi created new ministries and divisions in his newly formed cabinet on Friday. [Full Article...]

Cruz Says They Could Be The Most Productive Congress Ever

David Schweikert, Arizona Republican , said in the wake of last week's failed health care vote in the Senate. "Former Vice President Joe Biden and former Sen". Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia declined to sign a Senate Democratic caucus letter to Trump and congressional leaders detailing what is not acceptable in a tax plan, no... [Full Article...]

United States aims for UN vote on Saturday on new North Korea sanctions

United States aims for UN vote on Saturday on new North Korea sanctions After lengthy negotiations, the US reached a deal on related measures with China , the top trading partner and ally of the North, they said. North Korea strongly condemns and rejects the so-called unilateral sanctions as an attempt by the USA to "apply its federal law to global relations which constitutes a direct challenge to the UN Charter and worldwide law", the spokesperson said. [Full Article...]

Trump Set for 17-Day Stay at NJ Golf Club

Trump Set for 17-Day Stay at NJ Golf Club Last week, Congress overwhelmingly approved the sanctions , leaving Mr Trump with little choice but to sign the legislation , although he had long expressed a desire for better ties with Russian Federation. Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered 755 United States diplomats to leave the country after Congress passed the bill. Trump called the law "significantly flawed" Wednesday and said it i... [Full Article...]

Search suspended for Stethem Sailor

Search suspended for Stethem Sailor Hopkins as the USS Stethem sailor who was reported overboard from the guided-missile destroyer in the South China Sea on August 1. However, when the sailor was not found after more than three days, the effort was called off at 4 p.m. "I appreciate greatly the dedication and professionalism shown by all who participated in the search efforts", Williams said. China, which claims virtually all o... [Full Article...]

J&K: 3 LeT terrorists killed, internet services snapped in Baramulla

J&K: 3 LeT terrorists killed, internet services snapped in Baramulla His death was considered a major victory by security forces as he was one of the most popular commanders and recruiters in south Kashmir. Reports said that one of a slain militant killed in the encounter was identified as Javed Ahmad Dar of Khanpora area of old town Baramulla . [Full Article...]

Here's What a Bipartisan Health Care Plan Would Look Like

We've long urged Democrats and Republicans to cooperate to overhaul the law. The prospects for passing bipartisan health care legislation remain uncertain, with divisions between conservatives and moderate Republicans persisting on several issues. [Full Article...]

Reproductive Rights Advocates Condemn Dems' Support of Anti-Choice Candidates

Reproductive Rights Advocates Condemn Dems' Support of Anti-Choice Candidates One of the Democratic Party's most crucial problems is their inability to resonate and identify with the American people. "If they had given it more thought, they wouldn't be tripping up rhetorically", Hogue said . "And we have got to appreciate where people come from, and do our best to fight for the pro-choice agenda". "As progressives, we know we can not have a real conversation about ... [Full Article...]

Oxford University murder suspect arrested

Oxford University murder suspect arrested Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, a 26-year-old hairstylist, was found dead in a Chicago apartment last week with multiple stab wounds. Police in California arrested on Friday a Northwestern University professor from IL and an employee of Britain's Oxford University, who were both sought in connection with a fatal stabbing in Chicago last week, authorities said. [Full Article...]

Russia's Medvedev: Trump Administration Is Powerless

Russia's Medvedev: Trump Administration Is Powerless And he coupled it with a written statement that accused Congress of overstepping its constitutional bounds, impeding his ability to negotiate with foreign countries and lacking any ability to strike deals. With signs that Mueller's investigation is intensifying, members of Congress sought to protect the special counsel, who was appointed on May 17. Moscow has reacted furiously to the sancti... [Full Article...]

Sessions Announces Leaks Crackdown, Including Media Subpoenas

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats had a clear message for any leakers. Watch above, via NBC News . The attorney general also said he wanted to review policies on media subpoenas - compelling journalists to reveal sources - to balance the role of the press with protecting national security. [Full Article...]

Blaze sweeps through Dubai skyscraper for 2nd time

Blaze sweeps through Dubai skyscraper for 2nd time Residential tower has been evacuated after a second blaze at the Torch tower since 2015 . Dubai's civil defence authorities said firefighting squads put out the blaze by around 4am (00:00 GMT) and were cooling the 337 metre-tall Torch tower. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom vehicle demand tumbles by 9.3% amid Brexit uncertainty

United Kingdom vehicle demand tumbles by 9.3% amid Brexit uncertainty However, the Ford Fiesta is the most registered vehicle so far this year, with 62,752 sold in the first seven months of 2017. "And the Government seems to enjoy kicking diesel while it's down, by announcing that new diesel and petrol cars will be banned from 2040". [Full Article...]


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