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Ashok Gajapathi Raju Refuses to Help His Own Party MP Ashok Gajapathi Raju Refuses to Help His Own Party MP
- June 17, 2017

Joining the ban wagon, 6 other airlines chose to ban Mr. Reddy as well. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju , who was present in the VIP lounge when the MP created a ruckus, refused to be dragged into the controversy. While IndiGo had finally accommodated the TDP leader, later it made a decision to ban him from taking its flights. "Safety and security of passengers, crew and the aircraft are the top priority and it can not be compromised", it added. (more...)
Local, state officials recognize Elder Abuse Awareness Day with a forum Local, state officials recognize Elder Abuse Awareness Day with a forum
- June 16, 2017

While this year's theme focuses specifically on financial abuse , the sad reality is that the elderly face a broad array of exploitation that includes physical, medical, emotional, psychological and sexual abuse . "This all adds to the weight of our collective responsibility to act and to speak up for older persons when they are unable or unwilling to speak for themselves". (more...)
Donald Trump says James Comey lying, willing to testify under oath Donald Trump says James Comey lying, willing to testify under oath
- June 15, 2017

During more than two hours of testimony, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee he believed Trump had directed him to drop an FBI probe into the Republican president's former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of the broader Russian Federation investigation . (more...)
Taiwan breaks ties with Panama Taiwan breaks ties with Panama
- June 13, 2017

In a joint statement, the two countries said they were establishing ambassador-level relations. He also accused Panama of cheating Taiwan by not telling Taipei about its intention to open ties with Beijing, calling it "very unfriendly". (more...)
Theresa May tells Tory MPs: 'I'm sorry' Theresa May tells Tory MPs: 'I'm sorry'
- June 13, 2017

Have you read Trendiee Today? With opinion polls showing the Conservatives had a commanding lead over the opposition Labour Party , May called an early election in hopes of increasing her majority in Parliament and strengthening her position in Brexit negotiations. (more...)
General election 2017: Get behind Corbyn, say ex-critics
- June 13, 2017

The Labour leader reiterated his call for Theresa May to resign as Prime Minister and said his party had achieved an "incredible result", putting on more than three million votes and gaining seats all over the UK. Mr Corbyn mocked Mrs May's election campaign slogan that she would provide "strong and stable" leadership. "It was quite remarkable how he managed to enthuse people and galvanise the support of the country, particularly the support of young people". (more...)
Indian Prime Minister Modi to meet with Trump in Washington Indian Prime Minister Modi to meet with Trump in Washington
- June 13, 2017

The June 26 meeting will be the first between the leaders of the world's two largest democracies, home to 1.6 billion people. "The president and the prime minister have had a number of positive phone conversations, and expect to further that discussion. (more...)
Air strike by USA military kills eight Islamic extremists in Somalia
- June 12, 2017

Eight Al-Shabaab militants were killed in the Sunday strike, which took place in the Sakow region of southern Somalia, according to a statement from AFRICOM. bases and interests in the reason. "To the members of al-Shabab, I tell you that we are bringing the fight to you". The military said the strike targeted a command and logistics portion of an al-Shabab camp. (more...)
Intelligence chiefs: No pressure from Trump administration on Russia probe
- June 11, 2017

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the second-ranking official at the Department of Justice who signed a letter recommending Comey's dismissal, also testified on Wednesday, as did acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe , who took over after Comey was sacked. (more...)
Trump tweets reaction to Comey hearing: 'Complete vindication' Trump tweets reaction to Comey hearing: 'Complete vindication'
- June 11, 2017

US intelligence agencies have said there is clear evidence of Russian interference. US President Donald Trump punched back Friday against James Comey , accusing the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director of lying about their private conversations - and saying he is "100 percent" willing to testify under oath. (more...)
Naga rebel SS Khaplang forgiven in death Naga rebel SS Khaplang forgiven in death
- June 11, 2017

Khaplang's group NSCN-K signed a ceasefire with the government of India in 2000 in the hope of settle the Naga issue that had been dragging for decades but was abrogation of ceasefire in April 2015. The group, however, split up soon after. Swu had died in Delhi on June 28 previous year. Rijiju said this on Saturaday while interacting with the newsmen here on the sidelines of a programme and added that the Government of India had banned the NSCN (K) in 2016 by a special notification after ... (more...)
Trump to evangelicals: We're 'under siege,' will be stronger Trump to evangelicals: We're 'under siege,' will be stronger
- June 10, 2017

But we will come out bigger and better and stronger than ever, you watch", he said as the audience applauded. "Something about the way I was conducting it, the president felt created pressure on him that he wanted to relieve", Comey said in his testimony . (more...)
Oliver Stone: Megyn Kelly didn't know her stuff with Putin Oliver Stone: Megyn Kelly didn't know her stuff with Putin
- June 08, 2017

He also compared Russian Federation to some Islamic states, saying gay people faced the death penalty there. The Russian President invited Oliver Stone to show him a command room equipped with the latest technologies used by Russians in Syria. (more...)
China may zero in on Pakistan for military base: Pentagon China may zero in on Pakistan for military base: Pentagon
- June 08, 2017

Defense Secretary James Mattis said at the Shangri-La Dialogue security forum in Singapore last week. On Wednesday, China's foreign affairs ministry rejected a Pentagon report in which it was said that the communist nation would build a military base in Pakistan. (more...)
Donald Trump Is Not Welcome In London Says Mayor Sadiq Khan Donald Trump Is Not Welcome In London Says Mayor Sadiq Khan
- June 07, 2017

The attack raised security as a major theme of the general election , set for Thursday 8 June. "No reason to be alarmed". In particular, they foresee Democratic accusations that Trump's exchanges with Comey about the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign were an effort to obstruct justice. (more...)
England rout New Zealand to book semifinal berth
- June 07, 2017

After the unsafe Martin Guptill departed, edging Stokes to Root for 27, New Zealand's hopes rested firmly on Williamson, who had scored a century in their abandoned opener against Australia . James Neesham (180), Neil Broom (11) and Correy Anderson (10) tried hard to dig New Zealand out of the trouble but their contributions were not good enough. (more...)
Palestinian President voices commitment to two-state solution Palestinian President voices commitment to two-state solution
- June 06, 2017

US President Donald Trump (L) speaks during a joint statment with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin at the President's House on May 22, 2017 in Jerusalem , Israel. Emerging from an historic session with Mr. Abbas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Mr. Trump said he believes that Palestinians and Israelis can "forge peace and bring new hope to the region". (more...)
Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case
- June 06, 2017

Trump's power "cannot go unchecked when, as here, the president wields it through an executive edict that stands to cause irreparable harm to individuals across this nation", Chief Judge Roger L. "I'm not going to allow, a day and a half after terrorists did it again, whether they're ISIS-inspired or ISIS-directed, they're savage murderers, it's an evil slaughter as the president said last night", the counselor to the president said. (more...)
Kerry, Gore blast Trump climate exit
- June 06, 2017

However, though Trump administration officials confirmed that the United States would wait the required three-and-a-half years to officially withdraw from the agreement, they could not answer questions about what changes would have to be made to the accord in order for Trump to consider re-entering it. (more...)
Saudi king: Trump visit a 'turning point'
- June 05, 2017

Trump in his speech called Hamas a terror group, leading to this response from the group that controls Gaza: "The depiction of Hamas as a terror organization by Trump makes clear the American bias on behalf of the occupation, and is aligned with the enemy's policies". (more...)