by | August 03, 2017 | 23:42

As the criticism over these new sanctions grow across the world with some calling Trump, a puppet to Congress , the President is likely to intensify his war with Capitol Hill as the lawmakers tend to derail his political agenda and campaign promises.

by | August 03, 2017 | 23:38

Hours after the Income Tax raids, the issue kicked up a huge political storm in the Upper House where Congress leaders raised several questions in the Rajya Sabha blaming the Central government of misusing the government agencies. "There is no secrecy for the voting in such election, therefore the objective of Nota is not much of use in such election", it told the EC. The BJP president exuded confidence that the party would come back to power with more strength in the next Lok Sabha ...

by | August 03, 2017 | 23:00

He asserted that special status of Jammu and Kashmir was "never meant to create economic impediment" as he maintained that the GST is in the larger interest of traders and consumers of J&K. They argued that the state would be integrated and people would join the mainstream only after this action. Shashi Tharoor (Cong) said that extending GST to J&K has "serious impact" as it alters the taxation power of the state and by "impinging" on the state's right the Centre is violating the ...

by | August 03, 2017 | 22:19

Those of us who were relieved to see James Mattis as secretary of defense, H. R. McMaster as national-security adviser, and Kelly himself as secretary of homeland security, felt that way partly out of appreciation for the virtues of all three men, but also, very largely, out of relief that their sanity might contain their boss's craziness.

by | August 03, 2017 | 22:20

China on Thursday asked the U.S. to promptly investigate a shooting at the Chinese Consulate General in Los Angeles . China also asked the U.S. to get to the bottom of what had happened, it added. citizen from China also opened fire on the same building with a handgun before being arrested by police. A security guard of the consulate said the shooting incident occurred at about 6:00a local time Tuesday.

by | August 03, 2017 | 22:18

The proceedings relate to the bank's intelligent deposit machines (IDMs), which were allegedly used by criminal syndicates to launder money. Austrac's action alleges over 53,700 contraventions of the act. Australian Transactions Reports and Analysis Centre acting chief executive Peter Clark said the civil proceedings should send a clear message to the sector about the importance of complying with anti-money laundering and terror financing laws.

by | August 03, 2017 | 22:13

Pruitt contended his agency was being more responsive than past administrations to states' needs. The coalition of attorneys general in 16 states is challenging Pruitt's one-year delay in designating areas with unhealthy levels of smog as violating the requirements of the Clean Air Act , and as "arbitrary and capricious", according to the news release.

by | August 03, 2017 | 21:56

With help from a friend in Virginia and the longtime owner of Tommy's in Cleveland Heights, the shake arrived four days earlier. Klein said that he contacted the general information email address for the restaurant and a few days later he got a call from Tommy Fello - the owner of Tommy's from where Pomeranz wanted her favourite shake, the BBC reported .

by | August 03, 2017 | 21:43

According to NHTSA data, more than half of people who die in passenger vehicle crashes in the USA each year are unbelted, and an unbelted passenger can injure other people in the auto, as well. Strangely enough, only 60 percent of that group said they would buckle up if there was such a law in their state. It's sort of insane to think that, in this day and age, people still think seat belts aren't worth the effort.

by | August 03, 2017 | 21:43

He adds: "You can thank Congress , the same people that can't even give us HCare!" Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the sanctions package "ends hopes for improving our relations with the new U.S. "I think it is very unclear exactly where the administration intends to go in our dealings with Russian Federation or how it intends to put together a coherent strategy for dealing with Moscow ", said George Beebe, a former director of Russian Federation analysis for the Central Intelligence ...

by | August 03, 2017 | 21:38

But Due to some technical glitches The payment process extended the time taken to book the ticket considering the rush for the limited seats under tatkal, and made it hard to secure a confirmed ticket. It may be recalled that Tatkal tickets are costlier than ordinary reserved tickets and it is possible that some people may not have the money to pay for it immediately.

by | August 03, 2017 | 21:10

Both leaders visited the USA after their phone conversations in late January, and immigration continues to be an important issue for Trump, whose executive order to limit immigration from several Muslim-majority countries partially went into effect in June after stiff legal challenges.

by | August 03, 2017 | 20:51

In his critique of Beijing, which came in two tweets, Trump linked trade strains with the Asian giant - marked by a trade deficit of $309 billion a year ago - to policy on North Korea, after South Korea indicated it was speeding up the deployment of a U.S.

by | August 03, 2017 | 20:44

NTV reporter Nikita Razvozzhayev was punched by a man ranting about Russian Federation invading the Ukraine. Angry social media users blamed the incident on paratroopers, labeled in Russian Federation as a rowdy bunch who drink in public places, bath in fountains and harass passers-by.

by | August 03, 2017 | 20:39

On Wednesday, Donald Trump signed a new bill to impose a new package of economic sanctions against Russian Federation to punish the Kremlin for its interference in the United States presidential elections. However, the measure passed by huge margins in both houses of Congress. President Trump had appeared reluctant to sign the bill imposing sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, and described it as " seriously flawed ".

by | August 03, 2017 | 20:26

Six police officers were treated for carbon monoxide. The entire police department underwent carbon monoxide testing. "Drivers of regular, non-police Ford Explorers have no reason to be concerned". Ford said in a statement last week that it was "taking action to help address the concerns of first responders driving Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles".

by | August 03, 2017 | 20:16

Compton was arrested and charged with misdemeanor counts of bestiality, cruelty to animals, and criminal trespassing. When an officer went to the Whitakers' property, Compton is reported to have hid in the bushes. They described the incident as "some type of sexual interaction". Compton reportedly said he was taking a walk. Compton said he needs help and would seek help if the officer didn't charge him with having sex with the donkey, according to the police report.

by | August 03, 2017 | 19:58

The victims reportedly told officers that they had not been allowed to leave the home for two years. Spotsylvania Sheriff's Lt. Charles A. Carey said the 32-year-old woman, an 11-year-old child and an 8-year-old child fled the house while deputies were talking to Moore, who was reluctant to let them in.

by | August 03, 2017 | 19:08

In Bengal, the term of two Congress MPs ends , but the party can win back only one seat, with Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress set to send five lawmakers to the Upper House after a mammoth win in assembly elections previous year. However, a party is free to take disciplinary action including expulsion against an MLA defying party directive. On 1 August, the Congress had approached the EC seeking removal of the option, claiming it violated the Constitution and the electoral laws.

by | August 03, 2017 | 18:36

President Trump reportedly trash-talked the White House to members of his ritzy private golf club in New Jersey, calling the presidential mansion "a real dump". According to NBC News , which has been keeping track of the president's golf play and frequent stays at his clubs, Trump has spent 58 days of his nearly 200 days as president at Trump properties, frequently traveling there on the weekends.

by | August 03, 2017 | 18:33

Mopalwar's sacking is a setback for Fadnavis because the IAS officer was the administrative head of the MSRDC which is the nodal agency for Fadnavis's dream project of Mumbai-Nagpur expressway. The issue was raised in both houses of the state legislature and is connected to the alleged disproportionate assets of the IAS officer. The chief minister stuck to his point that the allegations against Mopalwar date back to the rule of the Congress-NCP combine and to his stints before he was ...

by | August 03, 2017 | 18:24

The unlikely story of the Afghan team and its journey to the International Robot Olympics for High School Students in Washington captivated global media last month. IS has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks killing dozens of Shias in Kabul over the past year, including twin explosions in July 2016 that ripped through crowds of Shia Hazaras, killing at least 85 people and wounding more than 400.

by | August 03, 2017 | 18:26

Even before Trump signed the bill, Putin on Sunday ordered the United States to cut about 60 percent of its diplomatic staff in Russian Federation by September 1 and took away a summer house used by U.S. Sure, politicians have meet and greets with kids all the time, but using a kid's letter to say, "hey, people like President Trump" is a gross waste of everyone's time.

by | August 03, 2017 | 17:39

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb began as a spin-off from an Islamist movement that fought Algeria's government in the 1990s. McGowan, who was not present at the news conference, is undergoing medical tests but had no major injuries, Nkoana-Mashabane said.

by | August 03, 2017 | 17:02

He said that Iran's expansionist intention was aimed to increase its influence in the Middle East and other parts of the world. Trump administration is pursing "peaceful pressure" in order to get North Korea to "sit down and talk" about its nuclear program.

by | August 03, 2017 | 16:49

Judge Lawrence Moniz rendered a guilty verdict in the jury-waived trial, declaring that the prosecution "proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Ms. Carter's actions, and also her failure to act, where she had a self-created duty to Mr. In a suicide note left behind for Carter , Roy thanked her for trying to help him and did not ascribe blame. "She should be kept far away from society", the newspaper quoted Bozzi as saying.

by | August 03, 2017 | 16:22

The apex court also slammed Congress party for coming in the eleventh hour as EC issued the notification in January 2014. Congress said income tax raids on a Karnataka minister with the help of paramilitary forces had made it clear that the Modi government had declared war on the lead opposition party even as it said the entire action was being carried out just to influence the Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat.

by | August 03, 2017 | 16:15

Officials with the Induced Seismicity Department at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and the Oklahoma Geological Survey are investigating the latest quake activity in the Edmond area. The natural disaster followed four other quakes with magnitudes from 3.0 to 3.5 in the area since Tuesday. Scientists have linked some oil and gas production in Oklahoma to an uptick in earthquakes, but the frequency of shocks had dropped recently as the state imposed restrictions on the injection of ...

by | August 03, 2017 | 15:40

Pence said in the Estonian capital of Tallinn that the US wants to improve bilateral relations with Russian Federation "despite the recent diplomatic action by Moscow". Putin described the cuts in the U.S. Embassy and consular personnel as "painful". "The approach by some of our partners to send tens of thousands of tons of weapons and looking the other way as these foreign fighters came into Syria may not have been the best approach", McGurk said.

by | August 03, 2017 | 15:33

North Korea conducted its second test of an intercontinental ballistic missile last week, fueling concerns that the communist nation may be close to delivering a nuclear weapon to the United States mainland. Meanwhile, Tillerson said Tuesday that options "are limited", and the secretary seems to be sticking to economic and diplomatic pressure toward bringing North Korea to the negotiating table.

by | August 03, 2017 | 15:31

IT spokesperson Surabhi Ahluwalia said Rs 5 crore in cash was recovered from his residence in Delhi . With incriminating evidence, cash seizure of around Rs 10 crore, the Income Tax department which raided D K Shivakumar, Karnataka minister and handler of the Gujarat MLAs has intensified its probe into the case.

by | August 03, 2017 | 15:29

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that the Islamic Republic remains strong in political, security and economic spheres despite "the enemies' hostile approaches" and existing sanctions. In the meantime, the USA imposed sanctions on Iran have shed shadows over the outcome of the nuclear deal, with President Rouhani vowing to respond to the United States moves by breaching the terms of that deal.

by | August 03, 2017 | 15:18

Dujana was caught when he went to meet his wife. The tip-off that Dujana was holed up inside a house in Pulwama district had come around midnight. A woman nurse was wounded by a bullet inside a hospital in Pulwama town, south of Srinagar , when government forces fired at protesters who had assembled outside, a hospital source said.

by | August 03, 2017 | 15:02

He said the raids were significant considering its timing and the venue, particularly when Congress MLAs of Gujarat are present in the resort. Sources have told CNN-News18 that the rooms in which the MLAs are staying was also raided. We want that unbiased elections should take place. Congress lawmaker N. Ravi's house in Bengaluru's southern suburb was also searched. Six of the 57 Congress MLAs in Gujarat, from where senior party leader Ahmed Patel is contesting for the Rajya Sabha, ...

by | August 03, 2017 | 14:59

Flash flood watches are posted across much of the interior of southwestern California as monsoonal moisture flows through the region. Even though the temperature is expected to reach 96 degrees, there will be a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms on that day, the National Weather Service said.