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World News Narendra Modi attacks Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury with Ramayana remark
Author: 0 Narendra Modi attacks Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury with Ramayana remark

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India's energy security and infrastructural investments from the UAE will be the key topics of his discussions with the Gulf nation's top leadership this week. I can not stoop to a low level by reacting to such remarks. Replying to the debate on the motion of thanks to the President's address, the PM said a "Congress-Mukt Bharat" was not the BJP Government's thought but that put forward by Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi.

World News Four held for facilitating LeT man's escape from hospital
Author: 0 Four held for facilitating LeT man's escape from hospital

The death toll stands at two. He said, "We have arrested three militants and an OGW involved in this act who include Shakil Ahmed, Tika Khan and Syed Tajamul alias Rahil Kachroo". According to reports, the police said they have tracked down the motorcycle and the vehicle that was used for the getaway. While another Babar Ahmad, a resident of Anantnag, also succumbed to his injuries.

World News Man dies after stabbing attack at church service
Author: 0 Man dies after stabbing attack at church service

Hooper said a 61-year-old man later died of his injuries, while the church's 54-year-old pastor was hospitalised in serious condition. Hooper declined to identify the victims. At least four people, including a pastor, were stabbed at an in-home church service in Texas on Wednesday night, police said. The incident occurred just after 7 p.m.

World News Maldives' ex-president Nasheed urges India to intervene to resolve crisis
Author: 0 Maldives' ex-president Nasheed urges India to intervene to resolve crisis

Also, we have not seen any real action on the concerns stated by the worldwide community and India. A statement from the President's office said the three envoys would visit "friendly nations ... The island nation plunged into chaos last week when the apex court ordered the release of nine imprisoned opposition politicians, maintaining that their trials were "politically motivated and flawed".

World News US Senate reaches two-year bipartisan budget deal: leaders
Author: 0 US Senate reaches two-year bipartisan budget deal: leaders

The Senate's deal funds the government for the next six weeks and raises federal budget caps for two years, with the increase divided nearly equally between defense and domestic spending. His Democratic counterpart, Chuck Schumer , said the deal "should break the long cycle of spending crises that have snarled this Congress and hampered our middle class".

World News Olympics Opening Ceremony: Who is USA flag bearer Erin Hamlin?
Author: 0 Olympics Opening Ceremony: Who is USA flag bearer Erin Hamlin?

Olympic Committee. The decision came down to a coin toss between Hamlin and speedskater Shani Davis , the first black athlete to win a gold medal in an individual Winter Olympic event. When votes were cast for the U.S. flag bearer, Hamlin and Davis tied, so U.S. Olympic officials gave it all over to chance, and Hamlin won the flip. But even with that sort of resume, Hamlin - who is retiring after the Olympics, ending about a two-decade career on her sled - never thought she would be the pick.

World News Met Office weather warning: London set for icy weather as temperature drops
Author: 0 Met Office weather warning: London set for icy weather as temperature drops

It says there will be scattered snow showers on Thursday night and into Friday morning. Your journey to work tomorrow morning may be slower than usual with more ice and snow being forecast. Met Office forecaster Martin Bowles told The Sun: "Winter will essentially be extended by an extra two weeks". "Ice is expected to form as skies clear".

World News Cops say British model was drugged, 'brutally transported in luggage'
Author: 0 Cops say British model was drugged, 'brutally transported in luggage'

Several police officers are due to give evidence in the trial but bizarrely Chloe has been excused from testifying although defence lawyers plan to appeal the decision. Ayling told the newspaper it was "hurtful" that some people doubted her story. Police said Ayling was kidnapped and threatened with being auctioned off on the dark web , and was put under "psychological pressures" during her ordeal.

World News Champions League costs put brake on United's profit
Author: 0 Champions League costs put brake on United's profit

The return to European soccer's elite competition also saw wages climb nearly 10 percent in the second quarter to 69.6 million pounds — a bill that will climb further after the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in the January transfer window and handing manager Jose Mourinho an improved contract.

World News World's worst police sketch actually looks like the suspect
Author: 0 World's worst police sketch actually looks like the suspect

However people were left gobsmacked when the sketch actually led to an arrest warrant being issued - and the suspect being identified. Lancaster Police made the sketch, along with the description of the suspect and his actions, public on Tuesday in hopes the community might recognize the perpetrator.

World News Durham University student dies outside nightclub
Author: 0 Durham University student dies outside nightclub

A Durham Police spokeswoman said: "The circumstances surrounding her death are unclear at this time". "The girl was trapped under the fence and crushed". "We had made it to the front but they refused to let any more people in until 12". She told the newspaper: "We were in the queue round the back of Missoula - the queue for queue jump - waiting to go in and a large group of boys come to get in the queue and for some reason decide they are going to go in faster if we push".

World News US Senator Paul forces delay in voting on budget deal
Author: 0 US Senator Paul forces delay in voting on budget deal

Paul's bill, entitled the Government Shutdown Prevention Act , would automatically trigger a continuing resolution (CR) in lieu of a shutdown, while at the same time cutting government funding by 1% across the board. "I'm not advocating for shutting down the government". The deal raises those caps, which were set by a 2011 law, by about $300 billion through fiscal 2019, which ends September 30, 2019.

World News RJ Adelman, son of former Timberwolves coach, dies in crash
Author: 0 RJ Adelman, son of former Timberwolves coach, dies in crash

Adelman". R.J.'s brother, David, is an assistant coach for the Denver Nuggets. He reportedly wasn't using a crosswalk. Adelman, 44, was crossing a street in downtown Houston at around noon on February 2 when he was reportedly struck by an 80-year-old woman driving a minivan.

World News Putin, Erdogan discuss Afrin, Syria over phone call
Author: 0 Putin, Erdogan discuss Afrin, Syria over phone call

The source added the two leaders agreed to hasten the establishment of military observation posts in Syria's Idlib region, as well as discussing the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus. They held a similar meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi last November. The sources confirmed that Ankara hopes to keep its coordination with Iran, which signed with Russian Federation and Turkey a memorandum on setting up de-escalation zones in Syria, entered into force ...

World News US Coast Guard make contact with missing captain, 2 fishermen near Jacksonville
Author: 0 US Coast Guard make contact with missing captain, 2 fishermen near Jacksonville

Three of the four crew on board were rescued by another fishing boat that responded to the distress call. The exact location, nature of distress, description of the vessel, and number of people aboard the vessel are all unknown. Previous story: The Coast Guard and the Buzzards Bay Task Force were searching for a possible mariner in distress Wednesday night after Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders heard a mayday call over the radio.

World News Florida Boy Needs Rescued After Getting Trapped Inside Arcade Claw Machine
Author: 0 Florida Boy Needs Rescued After Getting Trapped Inside Arcade Claw Machine

Local art fans might think this is a case of life imitating art imitating life . He asked for someone to call 911 and firefighters from a nearby station helped get the boy, named Mason, out in a short period of time. 'Thankfully he was never in any distress as one of our own Lt.'s happen to be there off duty and assessed the situation. "Engine 10 led by Lt. Abernathy, made short work of the situation.

World News Olympic team's chefs mistakenly order 15000 eggs
Author: 0 Olympic team's chefs mistakenly order 15000 eggs

Given that chef Stale Johansen placed the order online and South Korea has a complex counting system, it's unlikely that Google translate was the only crack in the process. Norwegian chef de mission Tore Ovrebo struggled to suggest what they will do with the delivery, but did not rule out consuming them . Amid the confusion, the chefs asked the driver to tell them how many eggs the order included.

World News Venezuelan elections to go ahead in April
Author: 0 Venezuelan elections to go ahead in April

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will be running for re-election as the candidate of Venezuela's United Socialist Party (PSUV). The talks crumbled on Wednesday, and the electoral board announced April 22 as the date for the election. "Victory is ours!" said Maduro in the televised broadcast, during which he danced and embraced supporters. President Nicolas Maduro, 55, who narrowly won elections in 2013 to replace former President Hugo Chavez, is the favorite to win the presidential vote.

World News Literal Nazi Running for GOP Congress Seat for Attention, and It's Working
Author: 0 Literal Nazi Running for GOP Congress Seat for Attention, and It's Working

Then, she swooped in with a refreshingly straightforward question. "It is shocking to hear how vocally and unapologetically racist you are", Camerota opened the interview. "The Democrats and Republicans, this accursed two-party, Jew party, queer party system can't stand it". "Yes, I deny the Holocaust", he said. "It's an extortion racket, pure and simple".

World News More than thousand terrorists killed in Afrin — Turkish military
Author: 0 More than thousand terrorists killed in Afrin — Turkish military

Human rights experts are investigating reports of alleged chlorine bomb attacks on civilians in two Syrian towns, Douma in Eastern Ghouta and Saraqeb in Idlib, the UN's commission of inquiry on Syria said. There was no mention of any damage caused or casualties. "There is a misperception that the de-escalation areas have resulted in peace and stability.

Author: 0 White House scrambles to contain Porter fallout

CNN did not name the sources of its reporting of Hicks' involvement. She is rarely quoted at all. She is well-liked and trusted by Trump. On Tuesday, the White House chief of staff described immigrants in language widely considered offensive if not racist.

World News Donald Trump orders army parade
Author: 0 Donald Trump orders army parade

But Trump had a military parade on his mind long before the July 14 event in Paris. A White House official told the Post that the idea was still in the "brainstorming" phase, and that "there's really no meat on the bones". China also has regular military parades in Beijing showing its increasing military might. "Given budget realities, the opportunity cost of a parade is too high to justify", said Edward King, president and founder of Defense Priorities, a conservative think tank.

World News Cavaliers Trade Dwyane Wade to Miami
Author: 0 Cavaliers Trade Dwyane Wade to Miami

Adrian Wojnarowski first broke the report . Thomas was dealt with forward Channing Frye and one of the Cavs' two first-round draft picks to the Lakers for point guard Jordan Clarkson and forward Larry Nance Jr, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the teams need National Basketball Association approval before the trade can be completed.

World News Timberwolves will try to sign Derrick Rose after buyout
Author: 0 Timberwolves will try to sign Derrick Rose after buyout

Hours after shipping Isaiah Thomas to Los Angeles, Cleveland moved Iman Shumpert , Jae Crowder , and Derrick Rose . Sacramento also received veteran swingman Joe Johnson from Utah and a 2020 second-round pick that Cleveland had acquired from the Miami Heat .

Author: 0 Should the US host a military parade?

It's ironic that President Trump admires France's Bastille Day Parade, as it is a celebration of the end of monarchic rule and feudalism. Muscular military parades of the kind that are common in authoritarian countries like China and North Korea are not quintessentially American.

World News Court To Announce Decision On Russian Athletes Hours Before Opening Ceremonies
Author: 0 Court To Announce Decision On Russian Athletes Hours Before Opening Ceremonies

The delay on their appeal against an International Olympic Committee (IOC) doping ban guarantees that the Russian athletes - including two leading speed skaters - will miss the Pyeongchang games. CAS says a hearing is likely Wednesday in Pyeongchang . The IOC expects 168 Russian athletes to compete under the neutral banner of "Olympic Athletes from Russia".

World News SPD take finance ministry in German coalition deal
Author: 0 SPD take finance ministry in German coalition deal

It remains to be seen if they will be persuaded by his response that the SPD will control top ministries including finance, foreign affairs and labor. A campaign is underway inside the SPD, led by its youth wing, to block another grand coalition . The result, expected March 4, is unpredictable because many are suspicious of entering a new government after a disastrous election result.

World News George W. Bush: Russians 'Meddled' in 2016 Election; Unclear They Changed Outcome
Author: 0 George W. Bush: Russians 'Meddled' in 2016 Election; Unclear They Changed Outcome

The American intelligence community concluded that Russian Federation was behind the hacking of Democratic groups and other activity in the 2016 election in an effort to help elect Donald Trump. Bush also stressed the need to back North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and other alliances the USA has with the world. Putin, said, "The press is constantly, looking for weakness," said the former president.

World News Kurdish forces capture final two members of ISIS 'Beatles' beheading gang
Author: 0 Kurdish forces capture final two members of ISIS 'Beatles' beheading gang

USA officials said that Kurdish forces had detained Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh who are thought to have tortured and beheaded dozens of people along with their cohorts Jihadi John' Mohammed Emwazi and Aine Davis. Rashid Sidahmed Elsheikh said, according to the Mail Online: "We tried to handle this in a mild, considerate way but before we could do anything, he just left".

World News Toronto police find remains of 6 people in Bruce McArthur case
Author: 0 Toronto police find remains of 6 people in Bruce McArthur case

McArthur was arrested and charged January 18 in the presumed deaths of Selim Esen, 44, and 49-year-old Kinsman who police said went missing from Toronto's Gay Village last spring. He also revealed on Thursday that police are eyeing a second site for excavation, and that how police proceed "might depend on what we find at this site".

World News Cavs Trading Isaiah Thomas To Lakers In Multi-Player Deal
Author: 0 Cavs Trading Isaiah Thomas To Lakers In Multi-Player Deal

As planned from the minute Magic Johnson took over the reins as president of basketball operations, the Lakers will be heavy-hitters and one of the strongest franchises pitching stars like the hometown kid George and The King. Thomas' agent does have one thing right about this trade: Joining the Lakers is a good opportunity for him. I like it here. It has already been reported that teams are wary of offering up first round picks for Julius Randle due to his impending free agency, ...

World News Irish house prices set to fall without UK-EU deal
Author: 0 Irish house prices set to fall without UK-EU deal

Japanese firms have spent billions of pounds in Britain over recent decades, encouraged to set up in the country by successive governments promising a business-friendly base from which to trade across the continent. Tory MP Bernard Jenkin had told the BBC the power was "an indication of how fearful the European Union is that they have to make these silly threats", while Jacob Rees-Mogg said it would be "difficult to agree" with such measures.