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MP Chief Minister Chouhan ends fast, after violence abates in state

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As protests erupted across the state after the firing, the Chief Minister , has promised to solve farmers' problems and "stern action against culprits". He said that those involved in the death of five farmers in Mandsaur will be punished severely. Chouhan began his indefinite fast on Saturday, asserting he would lay down his life for farmers. Read More »

Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says

Scott Applewhite, File). File image of Steve Scalise . Scalise was shot Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, . "He's going to be OK, we hope", Trump said. "We've had a very, very divided country or many years", he said. President Donald Trump did not attend but in a video address shown on the stadium's giant screen praised the friendly nature of the annual charity event. Read More »

'Bad' people leading 'witch hunt' probe

In a subsequent tweet , Trump wrote , "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! ". Kasowitz said on Wednesday that leaking Federal Bureau of Investigation information about the president was "outrageous, inexcusable and illegal ", although he did not question the content of the article. Read More »

Quake swarm hits Yellowstone park

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The U.S. Geological Survey says the small natural disaster occurred at about 8:55 p.m. with a depth of 51 kilometers. The West Yellowstone Police Department said there were no reports of damage. The quake was recorded at 6:48 p.m. local time, according to the University of Utah Seismograph Stations. A sequence of about 30 earthquakes magnitude 2 and larger have hit the area since Monday. Read More »

Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Federal Investigation

Comey had accused Trump of firing him to try to undermine the FBI's investigation of a possible collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russian Federation in alleged efforts to influence last year's presidential election . He continued to rail against "the phony Witch Hunt " on Friday morning . Thursday, Trump griped he was receiving unfair treatment from investigators compared with his election opponent, Hillary Clinton . Read More »

Iran arrests nearly 50 after deadly Tehran attacks

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Police in Iran killed four Islamic State suspects, two of them foreigners, in the southern province of Hormuzgan and seized explosives, guns and the group's flag, an Iranian news agency said on Monday. A number of arrests were made after the deadly attack on the parliament and Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini. Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Friday that terrorist attacks would only increase Tehran's hatred against the United States and its " stooges " such as Saudi ... Read More »

Britain can stay in EU but perks will end: Verhofstadt

About two hours after the talks began, May emerged from 10 Downing Street without saying anything and left in a vehicle. Foster on Friday said negotiations with the Tories are ongoing, but a DUP official said a deal with conservatives is not likely before next week, Reuters reported . Read More »

Scalise still critical, but expected to recover: Doctor

It's a tradition dating back to 1909. The Medstar Hospital in Washington DC said Wednesday evening that Scalise was in critical condition after undergoing surgery. "I've had a carry permit for over 30 years and depending on the situation, if I thought it was prudent for me to carry a concealed weapon, I have done that in the past. Read More »

Sen. Marco Rubio played a big roll in President Trump's Cuba rollback

Trump made the demand for the return of Joanne Chesimard while announcing changes to Obama-era Cuba policy in Miami Friday. "To the Castro regime, I repeat: The harboring of criminals and fugitives will end", Trump said . Cuba says "the last two years have shown that the two countries can cooperate and coexist in a civilized way". Some 285,000 people visited the Caribbean country in 2016, up 74 percent over 2015, with Americans the third biggest group after Canadians and Cuban expats. Read More »

White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing

One exchange of particular interest to Mueller involves a March 22 White House briefing when then-newly confirmed Coats, together with other government officials, were asked to leave the room, except for Coats and CIA Director Mike Pompeo. She said such a move would "destroy any shred of trust in the president's judgment that remains over here". Officials familiar with the matter describe friction on the Justice Department's fourth and fifth floors, home to the suite of offices belonging ... Read More »

Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital

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Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., applaud a message by President Donald Trump on the. Authorities are investigating the incident but have not identified a motive. Cedric Richmond, the Democrats' star pitcher, a congressman from Louisiana, said his last stop before arriving at the stadium on Thursday would be a visit to MedStar Washington, where ... Read More »

Emergency Surgery: Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting

During the friendly competition, a D.C. -area hospital released the following statement about the condition of Rep. Steve Scalise , who was shot Wednesday while practicing for the game with his colleagues. "We are encouraged in the improvement in his condition in the last 36 hours", Sava said. Of immediate concern to doctors when Scalise arrived was hemorrhaging. Read More »

Partial results: Most voters in Puerto Rico back statehood

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US Congress has final say on any changes to the US territory's political status, regardless of the referendum's final outcome. Puerto Ricans are USA citizens with the right to move to one of the 50 states. While many danced the salsa and cheered the procession, a small portion of the crowd booed the appearance Oscar Lopez Rivera , a political activist, who spent 35 years in prison for his involvement with the Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN), a group that has for decades ... Read More »

Gianforte expected to enter plea in assault case

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Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs said Gianforte knocked Jacobs to the ground when the reporter asked him a question May 24. "I made a mistake and I humbly ask for your forgiveness". "I think Greg Gianforte got special treatment", she said. Jacobs told the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office that Gianforte had " body slammed " him. Read More »

Death toll in London residential building fire rises to 30

It added that former prime minister Margaret Thatcher had eased building regulations in 1986, and that a review of laws promised after a council house fire that killed six people in 2009 had never been carried out. Protest organisers were encouraging the crowd to remain in place until the council leaders pledged an independent investigation and rehousing for all those affected. Read More »

Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russian Federation probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the investigation , and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller to oversee it in the wake of Comey's ouster. Yet his angry tweets on Friday underscored the near-impossible challenge his advisers and legal team have in trying to get him to avoid interfering in an active probe. Read More »

Vladimir Putin : Russian President denounces latest sanctions passed by US Senate

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The United States always interfered in Russian elections, doing so especially aggressively in 2012, the same thing happens in all former USSR countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin said , according to Sputnik International. Even though the show was tightly scripted, there was still room for the unexpected. At one point in the carefully choreographed live show, the screen displayed some rather caustic questions from viewers sent in by text message. Read More »

Egyptian court sentences 31 to death over prosecutor killing

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In this Monday, June 29, 2015, Egyptian policemen stand guard after a bomb attack that targeted Egypt's prosecutor general in the Heliopolis district of Cairo , Egypt. The 31 men have been charged with crimes including premeditated murder, belonging to a terrorist group, joining a foreign terror organisation, possessing and manufacturing explosives, illegally possessing firearms and blades, illegally crossing the border and espionage. Read More »

UK prime minister, N Ireland party to hold alliance talks

May received members of Northern Ireland's other political parties on Thursday to reassure them that any deal with the DUP would not affect the government's neutrality in Northern Ireland. The Evening Standard, edited by ex-Treasury chief George Osborne , reported that Cabinet ministers have initiated talks with opposition Labour lawmakers to come up with a "softer", less hard-line divorce from the EU. Read More »

Qatar Row Reveals Saudi False Pretense of Commanding Unity: Iranian Official

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain last week cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over alleged accusations that Doha was supporting worldwide Islamist extremists who are threats to the region's peace and security. There was no immediate comment from the US. Qatar said the official news agency which reported the comments was hacked - and on June 6, U.S. officials told CNN that United States investigators believe Russian hackers were behind it. Read More »

Rosenstein Sees No Reason To Fire Special Counsel

Under Justice Department regulations created to ensure a measure of independence for the special counsel, Rosenstein may only fire Mueller for " good cause". "I think he's weighing that option". Former FBI Director James Comey is sworn in during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Washington . Read More »

Trump tweets again, in defense of his tweeting

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Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 15, 2017You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein issued a statement late Thursday night that warned Americans to "be skeptical" of stories based on anonymous sources after reports in recent days about the focus of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Read More »

Trump confirms that he is being investigated for firing FBI Director

Recent news reports have suggested Trump sought all three officials' help in pressuring FBI Director James Comey to drop his investigation into former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn. In an attempt to sound upbeat and to downplay the new developments in a controversy that has now reached the Oval Office, Trump also said that "despite the phony witch Hunt going on in America , the economic & jobs numbers are great". Read More »

Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start

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Kim Dong-chul, who emigrated to the United States in 1972, was charged with plotting to subvert the DPRK system, slandering the country's leadership and gathering state and military secrets when he was on trial in April, 2016 and sentenced to 10 years of hard labor. Read More »

'May must go': Hundreds chant outside Downing Street after Grenfell Tower fire

Prime Minister Theresa May faced criticism for failing to meet residents when she made a low-key visit ot the scene Thursday. "I couldn't tell you how many people were trapped. Theresa May is as "distraught as anyone" about the Grenfell Tower fire , according to the First Secretary of State, Damian Green. The group a year ago completed a 10 million pound ($12.8 million) renovation that included new outside insulating panels, double-paned windows and a communal heating system. Read More »

Londoners Can't Hide Anger in Aftermath of 'Avoidable' Tower Fire

The Queen and Prince William visited a rest centre in west London helping those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire , as the official death toll nearly doubled to 30. Anger swelled, meanwhile, as survivors and others pressed for answers on whether inadequate safety systems or substandard construction material could have contributed to the blaze. Read More »

Almost 200 Democrats In Congress Are Suing Trump Over His Business Interests

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In recent months, similar lawsuits have been filed by parties including a nonprofit ethics group, a restaurant trade group, and the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia , against Trump. Anti-corruption advocates have said Trump's holdings raise several ethical questions. Blumenthal said Trump "has never sought the consent of Congress" for the profits from deals in the more than 20 countries where he has business operations. Read More »

G7 countries reaffirm climate commitment in Italy, leaving the U.S. isolated

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Quizzed on Good Morning Britain about whether President Trump was wrong to withdraw from the accord, Mr Gove said: "Yes, I think he is wrong". 12 states and Puerto Rico have become members of the U.S. "We have already demonstrated significant progress towards mitigating environmental problems and we will continue to develop these for the benefit of all nations". Read More »

Singapore PM's sister-in-law changes job role amid family feud

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Emails released by Lee Wei Ling in a Facebook post showed communication between Lee Hsien Yang's wife, Lee Suet Fern , and Lee Kuan Yew , as well as Minister for Law K Shanmugam, discussing the apportioning of inheritance among the siblings and mentioning a "cold war" between Lee Wei Ling and her father over the issue. Read More »

Police reveals the identity of all three London terrorists

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The Italian reports said Zaghba was intercepted at Bologna airport past year as he was about to board a plane for Turkey, with the apparent intention of joining Islamic State militants fighting in Syria. Butt, 27, a British citizen who was born in Pakistan, featured in a controversial Channel 4 documentary a year ago called The Jihadi Next Door, and was known to the intelligence service. Read More »

American soldiers wounded, not killed in incident at Afghan base

Mazar-e- Sharif, Afghanistan- Several US soldiers were reportedly wounded when an Afghan soldier opened fire on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops. The statement further added "At this time we can confirm there are no U.S. or NATO Resolute Support fatalities". An informed source said the incident took place this afternoon in the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan army after a soldier opened fire on the American troops during a military exercise. Read More »

Former PM Major: May's DUP deal is risk to Northern Ireland peace

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams said he had never had any faith in the impartiality of the UK Government as an honest broker in the province, even less so now that "they are putting together a deal with the DUP ". Mrs Foster has rejected suggestions that the mooted agreement could undermine the United Kingdom government's impartiality and prevent a return to power-sharing arrangements at Stormont. Read More »

Trump Responds to Obstruction of Justice Investigation

Former FBI Director James Comey , who testified under oath before Congress last week, indicated that he told Trump on multiple occasions that he personally was not under investigation during the Russian Federation probe. Mike Rogers, a source familiar with the matter told CNN . "Mueller is setting up a dragnet of obstruction, financial questions and every aspect of Trump's life and his associates lives", Gingrich wrote on Twitter , adding "very unsafe". Read More »