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Hungary's hardline refugee policy knocked back by EU Court adviser

Hungary's hardline refugee policy knocked back by EU Court adviser But the Court's Advocate General Yves Bot , said it was a proportionate response to the crisis and would help Italy and Greece , the two countries at the forefront of the crisis. The European Commission has launched legal proceedings against Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic for refusing to accept any asylum-seekers under the quota plan. [Full Article...]

Cruise Ship Deaths: FBI Investigating Woman's Death Aboard Vessel In Alaska

Cruise Ship Deaths: FBI Investigating Woman's Death Aboard Vessel In Alaska The Princess Cruise ship, Emerald Princess , was in the middle of a seven-day Alaskan cruise, but after the incident it was diverted and docked in Juneau. Passengers said there were games, movies and food to help pass the time until they were allowed to leave the boat for shore excursions in Juneau late Wednesday afternoon, hours after docking. [Full Article...]

Both Govt, Opposition In Venezuela Prepare For Controversial Elections

Both Govt, Opposition In Venezuela Prepare For Controversial Elections The president of venezuela , Nicolas Maduro . The Maduro-backed Supreme Court briefly attempted to dissolve the National Assembly, sparking a wave of almost daily protests that have continued since March. To be more secure, we preferred to spend" on the other hand, in Colombia , told AFP Maria de los Angeles Pichardo. Meanwhile, the opposition has called for a two-day nationwide strike start... [Full Article...]

Jerusalem mufti, Abbas announce return to prayers in Al-Aqsa

Jerusalem mufti, Abbas announce return to prayers in Al-Aqsa Despite calls from the Islamic world to not to offend worshippers and return to the status quo, Israel refused to remove the detectors, claiming the security measures were similar to procedures taken at other holy sites around the world. [Full Article...]

Escaped Rikers Inmate Found on Island After Manhunt

Escaped Rikers Inmate Found on Island After Manhunt Peter Thorne, a spokesman for the Correction Department, said that around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday officers discovered that an inmate did not return from outdoor recreation. Busloads of relatives of inmates arrived after waiting for some four hours after being held during the search of the island. 'Rikers Island facilities have been placed on lock-down and we are talking to anyone who may be invol... [Full Article...]

Nitish stakes claim to form government

Nitish stakes claim to form government Kumar served as a minister in the last BJP-led government more than a decade ago. The resignation of Nitish Kumar as the chief minister of the Mahagathbandhan government in Bihar over his fallout with ally RJD and realigning with the BJP means a whole lot of political possibilities now become a reality. [Full Article...]

Southaven shooting victim's family seeks answers

Southaven shooting victim's family seeks answers The house authorities meant to arrive at was a mere 36 feet from Lopez's. Lopez lived across the street at 5881 Surrey Lane. The officers commanded him to lower the weapon, and fatally shot him when he did not comply, Champion said. "He said he never heard police tell Lopez to put his rifle down". In the days following the shooting, family and friends gathered at the Lopez house to pay their r... [Full Article...]

Indian women's cricket team felicitated by Sports Minister Vijay Goel

At three o'clock in the afternoon, the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will be honoring the team in the Rail Bhawan. I hope more Indian players get the opportunity post the World Cup. "We are looking into an honours board in one-day cricket for everybody", he said. "There was pressure, we had made a lot of preparation". India have played just five Tests in the last 10 years. [Full Article...]

Manafort, Trump Jr. in talks with Senate panel

Manafort, Trump Jr. in talks with Senate panel But, in his statement for the two intelligence committees , Kushner said he hadn't read those emails until being recently shown them by his lawyers. Trump Jr. Manafort met with investigators a day after the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner , provided his own account of the June 2016 meeting to them. [Full Article...]

The Dangers of the Senate Health Care Vote

The Dangers of the Senate Health Care Vote The authors, Kevin Griffith, Leigh Evans, and Jacob Bor, examined nationally representative survey data on U.S. adults ages 18-64, collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to determine the impact of the ACA on socioeconomic disparities. [Full Article...]

John McCain Says He Will Return Soon

John McCain Says He Will Return Soon Regardless of where we might stand on the senator's politics, it is undeniable that Senator McCain has been - and continues to be - a major political figure in the Senate . "This is the path I've been urging, and what I discussed with [President Donald Trump ]", Paul said in a statement . "We haven't found it yet, and I'm not sure we will". [Full Article...]

NSA Ajit Doval arrives in Beijing as Sikkim standoff continues

NSA Ajit Doval arrives in Beijing as Sikkim standoff continues Chinese and Indian troops have been locked in a face-off in the tri-junction area for more than a month since Indian troops stopped the Chinese army from building a road in the area. ■ The New York Times: Few countries have been eager to confront China's regional ambitions as directly with military forces, which has made India's response so striking. [Full Article...]

Man shot dead by Australian police during standoff at Sydney train station

Man shot dead by Australian police during standoff at Sydney train station Officers were called to the Eddy Ave exit of the station about 6.45pm after reports of an armed robbery at the station's florist shop. It wasn't immediately clear what the man's name or motive was, and if the incident was terror-related. Mr Theoharas, 73, said he felt bad the 30-year-old was killed but defended the actions of police. "When police arrived and told him to drop his weapon, he did... [Full Article...]

Kushner Returns to Capitol Hill for Second Day of Russia Questions

Kushner Returns to Capitol Hill for Second Day of Russia Questions The Senate passed a similar bill in a near-unanimous vote last month. Republicans and Democrats in the House of Representatives and Senate Democrats had announced on Saturday that they had reached an agreement that would allow a vote on the sanctions bill in the House on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Nigerian state governors to visit ailing president in London

Nigerian state governors to visit ailing president in London According to them, the seven governors were selected by the Nigerian Governors Forum to make the visit. Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state said: "We met the President in very high spirit; cracking jokes". Dave Umahi , has described the rate of the recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari as a miracle. Adesina, who spoke during an interview with Channels Television , said Nigerians shou... [Full Article...]

Indian Women's Cricket Team Receives Immense Reception from Crowd at Mumbai

The board had also declared that the support staff will be given cash reward of Rs.25 lakh each. Welcoming the team, Goel said these players have "inspired youths, especially millions of young women across the country to take up sports as a career". [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort testifies before Senate Judiciary Committee

Paul Manafort testifies before Senate Judiciary Committee The notes could provide a key contemporaneous account of a meeting that has emerged as a focus of investigations into Russia's interference in the 2016 campaign by both Congress and Special Counsel Robert Mueller . Simpson's attorney have said he would resist the subpoena, arguing that the committee's questions would violate the First Amendment rights of his clients as well as his own Fifth Amend... [Full Article...]

Body camera video shows Florida officer wrangle gator

Body camera video shows Florida officer wrangle gator Officer Alfredo Vargas from Boynton Beach Police Department in Florida , knew that if he didn't catch the alligator it could be killed by the trapper who was being sent from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. I want to learn how to do it, ' so I did. But Vargas said he was never scared. FWC advised Vargas that he could release the alligator elsewhere, so he put it in the b... [Full Article...]

Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with less obtrusive surveillance

Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with less obtrusive surveillance Meanwhile, Jason D. Greenblatt, U.S. President Donald Trump's special envoy for worldwide negotiations, visited the Halamish settlement in the West Bank on Wednesday where three members of an Israeli family were killed last week in the wake of deadly protests. [Full Article...]

White House defends Trump - using letter from nine-year-old boy

White House defends Trump - using letter from nine-year-old boy One person said the letter's release might have created bigger problems for the White House. Dylan , President Trump is 71 years old. In the letter, which Sanders later posted on Twitter, the mysterious "Pickle" praises Trump as his "favrit President". [Full Article...]


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