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by | June 23, 2017 | 05:14

The Global Times - a popular newspaper described as coming under the auspices of official Chinese Communist Party media - reported that large donations of more than £200 were being sought to buy live dogs off the markets, when the animals' value were only £20 each.

by | June 23, 2017 | 05:15

In addition, US and North Korea relations have deteriorated even further with the latest incident concerning the death of Otto Warmbier . The head of the US Defense Intelligence Agency told Congress last month that North Korea, if left unchecked, was on an "inevitable" path to obtaining a nuclear-armed missile capable of striking the US mainland.

by | June 23, 2017 | 05:12

Shiv Sena MP from Kalyan , Shrikant Shinde, told reporters that the farmers were working the land for the last 75 years and they would "naturally object if the land was suddenly being acquired". Retaliating, the police fired pellets to quell the mob. The biggest of them was on the Thane-Badlapur highway, where they blocked traffic on about 10 roads and vandalised vehicles.

by | June 23, 2017 | 05:11

While speaking to news agency ANI, he said,"Loan waiver has become fashion now". Yesterday, Karnataka government announced it will waive off cooperative bank loans to farmers. We have not done it in so many years after Independence", he said. "When you waive loans of the rich then you don't find it to be a "fashion". Naidu said it was "surprising" that political parties which were in power for years and "did nothing" for farmers, are trying to blame this government for the farmers' plight.

by | June 23, 2017 | 05:09

In a Tuesday night tweet , Trump congratulated Handel and said "we are all very proud of you!" Party leaders profess encouragement from the trends, but the latest losses mean they will have to rally donors and volunteers after a tough stretch of special elections.

by | June 23, 2017 | 05:02

This is the first ever downing of a Syrian jet by the U.S. since the civil war began in 2011. The latest stoush between with Putin over Syria began dramatically on Sunday when the USA shot down a Syrian jet in countryside south of Raqqa, a stronghold of IS.

by | June 23, 2017 | 05:00

Veterans, seniors, women, children, and our most vulnerable - no one is safe - except for the wealthy that reap the benefits of millions in tax cuts. Those caps would vary based on the rate of inflation, and the inflation rate the Senate would attach to those caps is one that is lower than the inflation rate the House attached.

by | June 23, 2017 | 05:00

An armed Shaheed-129 UAV "displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces" at 12:30 am local time on Tuesday, the coalition said in a statement . Iranian-backed pro-Syrian regime forces are pushing forward on a number of fronts, and the U.S. is equally eager to resist what it sees as a widening of Iranian influence.

by | June 23, 2017 | 05:02

Kushner, 36, a real estate developer with little experience in worldwide diplomacy, planned to spend less than a day in Israel to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Along with Kushner, special envoy Greenblatt has already visited Israel and the West Bank several times. The Amichai settlement is every bit as illegal under global law as Amona, but the fact that it is being established formally by the government makes it different under ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 04:56

Warmbier returned to the United States last week in a coma, only to die six days after his arrival. The U.S. diplomat who traveled to North Korea to secure Warmbier's release, Joseph Yun, was at the funeral and so was Ohio Senator Rob Portman who had harsh words for the country that detained him.

by | June 23, 2017 | 04:55

Rebecca Burger's death was announced on her Facebook profile by family members, who attributed her demise to a "domestic accident ". The BBC reports Rebecca Burger , 33, was killed Sunday when a can of whipped cream suddenly exploded , apparently causing a heart attack.

by | June 23, 2017 | 04:48

USA diplomatic and defense chiefs met their Chinese counterparts for security talks and pushed China to rein in companies that allegedly deal with its wayward ally North Korea in violation of United Nations sanctions. Lindsay Graham on Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary James Mattis took an unusually specific stand on United States military policy. Corker said. "That's something we're looking at".

by | June 23, 2017 | 04:45

The missile is being developed by Raytheon and is a joint project between the USA and Japan, created to counter rising missile threats from North Korea. In addition to its relevance in Asia against a North Korean ballistic missile threat, the SM-3 Block IIA missile will feature prominently as part of the European Phased Adaptive Approach missile defense system on land in Poland.

by | June 23, 2017 | 04:44

India had to settle for the Bronze with England making the Final by the virtue of goal difference. India, however, have filed a protest to the organisers over the umpire's decision to award Malaysia a penalty corner which resulted in Razie scoring in the next one.

by | June 23, 2017 | 04:28

Following JD (U) throwing its support for Kovind , the Congress held discussions with leaders of a number of parties in an effort to keep the Opposition united. Tyagi said Kovind had played a positive and non-confrontational role as governor of Bihar. However, nearly all other Opposition leaders agreed on the former Speaker's name.

by | June 23, 2017 | 04:20

When the man got out of his vehicle, the girls ran away and didn't realize until later that Nabra wasn't with them, WRC-TV in Washington reported . Detectives found the body, thought to be the girl's, in the pond around 3 p.m. Sunday. Two boys in their group who spoke with The AP after paying condolences to the family on Monday said they didn't witness anything to make them think it was a hate crime.

by | June 23, 2017 | 04:21

Scalise was injured in a shooting last Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia. The statement released from MedStar Washington Hospital Center Wednesday said Scalise "continues to make good progress". The officers were part of a security detail assigned to Scalise because he is majority whip and the third-ranking GOP House member. U.S. Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains hospitalized in serious condition but he's been tal...

by | June 23, 2017 | 04:18

On Tuesday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the Palestinian Authority had agreed to halt payments to the families of slain attackers, including suicide bombers. Al-Ayyam said Fatah condemned the police killing of the three Palestinians and called for global protection for the Palestinian people. It identified two of the men as Bra'a Salah and Asama Atta, born in 1998, and the third as Adel Ankush, born in 1999.

by | June 23, 2017 | 04:15

Four conservative senators expressed opposition but openness to talks: Ted Cruz of Texas, Kentucky's Rand Paul, Mike Lee of Utah and Ron Johnson from Wisconsin. President Donald Trump recently called the measure " mean " and has since been asking for a more compassionate Senate bill. Beginning in 2020, the Senate measure would also limit the federal funds states get each year for Medicaid.

by | June 23, 2017 | 04:02

The bomber was trying to drive into the Waberi district's police station gate but detonated against the wall instead, Capt. Mohamed Hussein told The Associated Press. Al-Shabab often targets high-profile areas in Mogadishu . "I saw three dead bodies at the police station". It has promised to step up attacks in response to an expanded government offensive.

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:57

Mike Conaway, R-Texas, "I know of no evidence that, through cyber-intrusions, votes were altered or suppressed in some way". Johnson said he was "not in a position to agree or disagree with that" because he didn't "have access anymore to intelligence over the last five months".

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:56

Thackeray said all the party legislators and MPs will support Ram Nath Kovind, nearly clearing his way to Raisina Hill. The ruling AIADMK Amma of Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamitoo has made a decision to extend its support to Mr Kovind.

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:52

According to court paperwork, a student brought all of this to light, and Ramos denied having a relationship with a student at first, but then later changed her story. Responding officers were told by principal Eric Graf that another teacher reported that one of his students said Ramos was having sex with a student in the special education program.

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:49

Pelosi's defensive comments came as Democrats remained angry and divided after throwing some $ 30 million into a House race in Georgia on Tuesday, only to end up with a loss that wasn't even very close. President Trump took to Twitter Wednesday to give his opinion on bipartisan legislation and the possibility of working with Democrats on the healthcare vote among other key issues.

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:45

Detroit " s FBI Chief David Gelios said: "Suffice to say, he has a hatred for the United States". He says Neville retired as a lieutenant. During the attack, Ftouhi reportedly asked the police officer why he didn't kill him. A law enforcement official said the stabbing appears to have targeted law enforcement. He has since been upgraded to stable condition. The Flint Journal, citing court officials, said that Ftouhi is a dual citizen of Canada and Tunisia.

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:40

At least two U.S. soldiers were killed and two others were critically wounded by an Afghan Army commando in Achin district of Nangarhar Afghanistan on Saturday. The statement claimed the infiltrator managed to kill four U.S. troops before he was killed by Afghan soldiers. The US Defense Department did not immediately confirm the attack by the Afghan soldier, but confirmed the deaths of the three American troops.

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:29

White House officials had been unable to confirm the existence of a recording device for weeks. The president has steadfastly refused to clarify whether any tapes existed. At a Senate committee hearing this month, Comey suggested that the president's reference to possible recordings inspired him to disclose to the media through an intermediary a memo he had written of an Oval Office conversation from February.

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:30

Johnson also said he did not know the information that formed the basis for the FBI to open a counterintelligence investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. "To have the number of states that were hacked into or attempted to be hacked into still kept secret is just insane in my mind". According to current and former officials who spoke with Time , hackers targeting local election databases were able to modify voter rolls in at least one ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:21

She said: "I want to say clearly that, for me, shaping the future for the 27 takes priority over the negotiations with Great Britain over withdrawal". That's not the norm here". But Merkel, Europe's most powerful leader, made clear that this was not at the top of her agenda as she reaffirmed Berlin's strong ties with France and its newly elected President Emmanuel Macron .

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:12

Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis said the US military shot down the Shahed 129 as it approached an established coalition combat outpost near al-Tanf in southeast Syria , where the U.S.is holding training sessions for local fighters against the Islamic State group, VOA reported .

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:53

Riyadh welcomed Trump's more aggressive attitude towards its rival Iran, which Saudi Arabia accuses of interference throughout the region. The comments sparked an apparent response from Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , who dubbed the Saudi leadership "idiots" whose policies would lead to "certain downfall".

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:54

Allen West . To date, it has pulled in more than $50 million, and both Democrats and Republicans have billed it as the first major referendum on Trump's presidency. "We gave them a run for their money". "I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy P out". Ossoff faced a barrage of ads linking him with Pelosi, who often is criticized by Republicans for representing what they call extreme liberal points of view.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:50

It is still possible for the Tories to cut a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party, First Secretary of State Damian Green has said. Queen Elizabeth II will outline the British government's policy plans and agenda in a speech to the British Parliament today .

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:43

Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut had said that Uddhav would recommend Swaminathan's name to Shah in the meeting today. Addressing a press conference after the meeting, Mr. The names of Meira Kumar and Shinde have been floated to counter the NDA so that parties like the BSP would have no problem going against the NDA Dalit candidate.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:43

Pelosi isn't in danger of losing the leadership perch she has long held, though she did fend off her toughest challenge ever last fall from Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, who argued the party needed someone who better understood the rural, working-class voters that were critical to President Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton.