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Bob Ferguson disappointed court narrowed travel ban freeze


The hard job of judging foreigners' claimed connections could land back in the lower courts in Maryland and Hawaii that had originally blocked Trump's travel ban , said Stephen Vladeck, a professor University of Texas School of Law. In January, Ferguson filed a lawsuit challenging the legality and constitutionality of President Trump's original travel ban . "I want people who can love the United States and all of its citizens, and who will be hardworking and productive", Trump said ... Read More »

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Jerusalem Attack

One female police officer was critically injured, and later died, while four bystanders were wounded in the attacks, said the police. It also mentioned that the two young Palestinians had been jailed in Israeli prisons before. ISIS claimed the attack shortly after it occurred, but Hamas rejected it Saturday. According to Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth, two Palestinians opened fire on a group of border police stationed on East Jerusalem's Sultan Suleiman Street, while a third Palestinian ... Read More »

Thousands join memorial service for seven deceased USS Fitzgerald sailors


The Japan-based 7th Fleet said more than 2,000 sailors and their families attended the ceremony in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo. The clash in Tokyo Bay on 17 June killed seven of the warship's crew. Two of three injured crew members who were evacuated from the ship by helicopter, including the ship's commanding officer, Commander Bryce Benson, were released from the U.S. Read More »

CBO: 22 Million More Americans Lose Coverage Under GOP Health Care Bill


This forecast comes as Senate Republican leaders press for a vote on the bill later this week, and it has already led one Republican senator to firmly oppose the bill. Two GOP moderate senators, Sens. Collins said she would vote against a procedural motion for the bill to move forward. Under the new provision, people who've had at least a 63-day gap in coverage during the past year and then buy a policy would face a six-month delay before it takes effect. Read More »

White House Says Assad May Be Preparing Chemical Attack


The Trump administration launched missile strikes in retaliation for that attack, which it blamed on Assad. "As we have previously stated, the United States is in Syria to eliminate the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria [Daesh]", spokesman Sean Spicer said in a statement. Read More »

Crystal Palace no stepping stone for De Boer


Hopefully Frank can take us to another level". "Ajax is famous for Total Football", he said. The announcement coincides with the news that Dutchman Frank de Boer will be the new manager of the Eagles from the beginning of the 2017/18 season. Read More »

Iraqi troops free civilians amid house-to-house fighting in Mosul's Old City


The Iraqi military estimates that up to 350 fighters were besieged in the Old City , dug in among civilians in crumbling houses. Aid organisations say Daesh has stopped many from leaving, using them as human shields . A US-led worldwide coalition is providing air and ground support in the eight-month-old offensive. The jihadists, who have no escape from their last redoubt in the Old City, have mounted a fierce defence using booby traps, mortars, suicide attacks and snipers. Read More »

Justices to Review New Jersey Bid for Legal Sports Betting

Figuring out what the case's absence on Monday's order list means is a guessing game, at this point. New Jersey has been seeking to legalize sports betting for some time in an attempt to prop up its sagging casino industry, with each attempt successfully opposed by the major USA sports leagues and the NCAA in federal court. Read More »

Vandals set fire to memorial to slain Virginia teen Nabra Hassanen


A spokeswoman said that Jonathan Solomon, a 24-year-old from SC, had been arrested just after 10 a.m., and added that " at this time, the incident does not appear to be motivated by bias ". The vigil for Nabra Hassanen in Dupont Circle on Tuesday evening. Nabra's funeral is planned for Wednesday afternoon. The police have classified the case as a "road rage incident" that erupted after Mr. Read More »

Pakistan militant punished as India PM visits US


Salahuddin's Hizbul Mujahideen is the biggest militant fighting group Indian forces in Kashmir. He also heads the United Jihad Council, the umbrella body set up in the mid-1990s to oversee terror outfits active in Jammu and Kashmir . Sources told Mail Today that the designation of Syed Salahuddin, one of India's long standing demands, was made hours ahead of the bilateral talks so it could figure in the Indo-US joint statement. Read More »

US President Donald Trump


Describing India and the USA as partners of possibilities, Modi also invited Trump and his family to India. Trump also took time to praise Modi's Twitter prowess, we are "world leaders in social media", said Trump, who has 32.9 million followers on his personal Twitter account, compared to Modi's 31 million followers. Read More »

White House sees 'potential preparations' for chemical weapons attack

Days later, President Donald Trump ordered a retaliatory cruise missile strike on a Syrian government-controlled air base. He said Moscow was unaware of the basis for the White House assertion that Syria was planning another chemical attack, adding it was incorrect to blame the Syrian government for previous attacks without an investigation. Read More »

President Trump accepted PM Modi's invitation to visit India, confirms MEA

Charting out the development of India , Modi said that the United States companies have a great opportunity to contribute to India. In the thicket of diplomacy, Modi must also to try to grasp an unpredictable US president who derides China as a "currency manipulator" one day, but later calls President Xi "a great guy". Read More »

PM Narendra Modi takes a jibe at Pakistan's terror agenda

I have heard so much and I have been reading so much about you. He is doing a great job. Modi also invited Trump to visit India with his family. The Dutch premier said the ties is only expected to grow in coming years. "This confidence stems from the strength of our shared values and the stability of our systems". Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon shelves second independence referendum


Ms Sturgeon had originally argued another ballot over independence was necessary to give Scots - who voted to stay in the European Union in June 2016 - an alternative to the "hard Brexit " being pursued by the Tories. The SNP leader revealed she had "hundreds" of conversations with people who told her they were exhausted of the uncertainty created by Brexit and making big political decisons. Read More »

Mattis: US arms for Syrian Kurds will continue after Raqqa

Yet changes in the US military's war on ISIS, with US President Donald Trump transferring more authority over such operations to the Pentagon , have increased civilian deaths. His remarks came after a USA warning to the Syrian leadership that it will pay a heavy price for any chemical weapons attack. The Syrian Democratic Forces, backed by US -led air power and supplied with American weapons, has been a point of friction between the United States and Turkey, as the latter sees the group's ... Read More »

GOP lawmakers to take seats after special election wins

She's so out of touch with the mainstream and many in her party that her leadership position was challenged in November. She'll take the oath during the Chamber's evening votes in Washington, D.C. Who could blame her? Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in the most expensive congressional election in history, with spending expected to have topped $50 million. Read More »

Meira Kumar to begin campaign from Sabarmati Ashram


Samajwadi party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav has not only pledged his support for Ramnath Kovind but had also praised the NDA candidate. Since the NDA's presidential pick hails from Kanpur Dehat district of the state, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said it is an honour that the son of Uttar Pradesh would be occupying the presidential office. Read More »

US Supreme Court tackles Wis. political boundaries


Lawmakers said they ignored race in redrawing the state's congressional districts and focused exclusively on party affiliation, yet the result is the same: divided communities and rigged elections that continue to deny North Carolina voters of their constitutional right to have a voice in choosing their representatives. Read More »

Romania's ruling party picks former economy minister to be next PM


The source quoted also notes that Olguta Vasilescu, Carmen Dan, Mihai Fifor, Adrian Tutuianu and Marcel Ciolacu refused the proposal to run for the position of prime minister. PSD party leader Liviu Dragnea - who is ineligible to become prime minister because he served a suspended jail sentence for attempting to rig a referendum in 2012 - on Monday played down the plagiarism allegations. Read More »

Woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony


They are serving as the Queen's Guard on select dates until 3 July, keeping watch as sentries at Buckingham Palace , St James's Palace, the Tower of London and Windsor Castle. The role of Mounting The Queen's Guard is usually tasked to the British Army's Household Division which is comprised mostly men. Women are being phased into more roles over the next three years. Read More »

Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

The decision is a win for the Republican leader, who has insisted the ban is necessary for national security, despite criticism that it singles out Muslims in violation of the U.S. Iraq was dropped from the first list amid legal protests and chaos as travellers were detained on arrival at American airports and deported, or were barred from boarding their flights to the US. Read More »

2 escaped Georgia inmates caught following chase in Tennessee


Authorities say two escaped inmates from Georgia have been captured after a crash on Interstate 24 and a foot pursuit in Rutherford County Thursday evening. Sills said the inmates broke into a home on Cox Road in Morgan County right after their escape and ransacked it before stealing some food and clothes. Read More »

India, US vow to fight terror, boost economic cooperation

We will be enhancing the military cooperation and next month, will join the Japan Navy to take part in the largest Maritime exercise in the vast Indian Ocean. The president says trade between the two global powers must be "fair and reciprocal" and he is hoping barriers will be removed to the exports of US goods to Indian markets. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth to get $7.6m 'pay rise'


The monarch's "Sovereign Grant", the amount Queen Elizabeth II receives from taxpayers, is then calculated as a percentage of Crown Estate profits. The Sovereign Grant for 2016/17 was £42.8 million, up £2.7 million on the previous financial year. Prince Charles also saw his income rise from nearly £21.9 to £22.5 million in 2016-17, yet he slashed his tax bill by more than five percent. Read More »

Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths


Hague Appeals Court presiding judge Gepke Dulek said the men were killed after being removed by Dutch U.N. peacekeepers from their compound during a mass evacuation. The court estimated that the men would have had a 30 percent chance of survival if they had been allowed to stay in the Dutch base. The Dutch government is partially liable for the deaths of around 300 Muslim men killed in the Srebrenica massacre. Read More »

No Interim Relief in Petition Seeking Stay on Mandatory Aadhaar - For Now


Senior advocate Shyam Divan , appearing for former NCPCR chairperson Shanta Sinha, submitted the court should pass some order to ensure that no child would be deprived of mid-day meal or other benefits due to the absence of Aadhaar. Divan vehemently argued that the extension granted by Centre can not only be for people who don't have Aadhaar and said , "Nobody should be forced to show their Aadhaar for deriving benefits". Read More »

Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in car bombing


A June 27 statement identified the victim of the blast as Colonel Maksim Shapoval of Ukraine's military intelligence. Photos from the scene showed the mangled vehicle in the middle of a Kiev intersection. Ukrainian authorities say that a senior military intelligence officer has been killed in a auto bomb in the country's capital. Police said an explosive device in the vehicle blew up while the auto was moving on Tuesday morning (local time), killing the driver and wounding a passer-by. Read More »

PM Modi, Trump discuss purchase of military equipment at delegation-level talks


Replying to him, Modi said the "icing on the cake" was that in those elections, "our party won". In their remarks, the two leaders are expected to lay their visions for the India-US relationship. "If I'm elected president, the Indian and Hindu community will have a true friend in the White House, that I can guarantee you", he said at an event in Edison, New Jersey, during the 2016 campaign. Read More »