With Shiv Sena's support, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has rallied behind Kovind. The fact that even Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien acknowledged that he had logged on to Wikipedia to get better acquainted with facts about Kovind - the Governor of Bihar, a State neighbouring West Bengal - speaks volumes about the area of darkness that envelops politicians beyond the top rungs of the hierarchy.
A DUP source told the Press Association that talks with Mrs May's Conservatives "haven't proceeded in a way that the DUP would have expected" and cautioned that the party "can't be taken for granted". The comments were seen as a coded reference to the party's opposition to scrapping the "triple lock" on pensions and means testing the winter fuel allowance - both of which were in the Conservative manifesto.
A new CBS News poll out Tuesday shows President Donald Trump with his lowest approval rating since taking office, mostly due to a drop in Republican support. In the poll, 62 percent of Americans believe Russian Federation tried to interfere in the election - 44 percent to favor Trump and 18 percent not to favor him.
The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that US diplomats have already held discussions for more than a year with North Korea's top nuclear negotiator, focused on freeing American prisoners. U.S. Sen. John McCain says Americans who are "stupid" enough to still want to visit North Korea should be required to sign a waiver absolving the U.S.
Al-Shabaab is known to ramp up attacks during the fasting month of Ramadan and security forces are now in heightened alert to avoid another attack as the Muslim holy month comes to a close in about a week's time. At least 10 people were killed today in a auto bomb attack on a government building in the Somali capital of Mogadishu that was claimed by Islamist insurgents, a government official said.
TRT World's Sarah Morice explains how Sunday's results give the president a strong mandate in parliament to pursue his pro-EU, business-friendly reform plans. "And the populists from all sides are pushed to the margins". Sunday's vote also closes a chapter on what has been a driver of European market risk, given the popularity of anti-euro far-right leader Marine Le Pen heading into France's presidential elections in April and May.
The Met Office has issued the second highest heatwave alert for England as temperatures continue to soar. Highs of 34C (93F) are forecast in west London tomorrow, which would make it the fifth consecutive day that temperatures have topped 30C in the United Kingdom, the Met Office said.
Cavusoglu said Qatari officials believe they are not the cause of the current crisis and want to know the claims of the four countries. " The deal and the naval exercise is a strong signal for Qatar and I am sure that reassures the government in Doha that their relationship is strong", the source told AFP.
Amit Shah arrives at party Headquarters for BJP Parliamentary Board meeting scheduled to take place at 12 pm in Delhi on Monday. So, now what we are saying is if they (government) do not tell us the name of their Presidential candidate by June 20, then we will appeal to other opposition parties that we should all meet on June 21 and declare our candidate.
He also ensured that the ambulance was allowed to pass through despite traffic being stopped on the route to make way for the President's convoy. Following this, it didn't take much time for the Twitter and the Facebook , including pages of the Bengaluru Traffic Police (BTP), to get inundated with appreciation messages for the officer.
This storm will have a small window to strengthen before running into a wall of high wind shear by the middle of the week, which will eventually lead to its demise in the central Caribbean. Cindy has top sustained winds of 45 miles per hour (75 kph) and the storm is presently stationary in the Gulf. A tropical storm watch covered a large swath of the upper Texas coast from west of High Island to San Luis Pass.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had recently said that there would be no delay in the implementation of GST. Mr Jaitley said President Pranab Mukherjee , Prime Minister Narendra Modi and two of his predecessors will be on stage in the central hall of parliament for the launch.
The damaged U.S. Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald is towed back to Yokosuka Naval Base by a tugboat on Saturday after its collision with the container ship ACX Crystal Saturday off the coast of Yokosuka , Japan . Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a sympathy message Sunday to President Trump. A U.S. defense officials told CNN the Navy will soon announce the first of what is likely to be multiple investigations into the collision .
Shortly after the release of the report by The Intercept on Monday, the Justice Department announced it had charged government contractor, Reality Leigh Winner, in Georgia with leaking a classified report containing "Top Secret level" information to an online news organization.
His Commission, the EU's executive branch, is leading the Brexit talks and Juncker is bound to leave his prints on any outcome. "Today we agreed on dates, we agreed on organization and we agreed on priorities for negotiations", Barnier told a joint press conference with British counterpart David Davis .
But Senate investigators continue to press other top officials of the U.S. Intelligence Community for details about their own recent contacts with President Trump, which have been reported to include appeals to help end the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Russian election meddling.
Sekulow defending Trump was nothing new. And in 1990, Sekulow launched the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), viewed as the conservative counterpart to the ACLU, and has defended numerous evangelical causes. " Trump has a compulsion to counterattack and is very pugnacious", Gingrich said on ABC's This Week. "Fairly interesting that Kushner is putting together a more serious legal team than the president is", MSNBC Justice and Security Analyst Matthew Miller noted on ...
The president launched his latest tweetstorm Friday morning, during which he once again blasted the mainstream media, described the probes of his administration as a "witch hunt" and seemingly confirmed that he is now under investigation.
There was a moment of silence across the United Kingdom. Two British officials said Sunday that new exterior cladding used in a renovation of Grenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations. After she met with fire victims, volunteers and local leaders, British Prime Minister Theresa May said support for families following the fire was " not good enough ".
The Democratic base has been pushing senators to take a tougher approach on health care, but doing so could eviscerate the bipartisan atmosphere that existed after last week's violent attacks against lawmakers at a Congressional Baseball Game practice.
Scalise was shot Wednesday morning as a gunman sprayed bullets into a Republican congressional baseball practice. Congressmen on the list say they've been contacted by Capitol Police. Rep. Mike Bost, a Republican who represents the Belleville area, said that Hodgkinson contacted his office at least 10 times by phone and email.
Anxious by immigration and loss of sovereignty, Britons voted last June to become the first nation ever to leave the 28-nation EU. The negotiations have been called the most complex in Britain's history as it unravels 44 years of membership and its threat to walk out with no deal in place has anxious European capitals.
The remarks came after warnings by the nationalist Sinn Fein and SDLP and the cross-community Alliance Party that a deal with the DUP would undermine the Government's attempts to restore the powersharing executive at Stormont. "That is why Sinn Fein stood the DUP leader down from her position last January", he said. After talks with Irish premier Leo Varadkar, Mrs May insisted any deal with the DUP would not damage the Northern Irish peace process.
A female passerby found the victim lying unconscious on the road near Kasna police station in Greater Noida . After raping the girl, the offenders made a decision to throw the victim at mildly populated Kiul Junction in Lakhisarai station under Danapur division of East Central Railway in an attempt to avoid arrest and suspicion.
Over the past few days, another five people who had been reported missing in the fire have been found to be safe and well, Cundy said, saying he's "so grateful" for the news. Cundy said that authorities were continuing to investigate whether any crimes had been committed in the fire. The cause of Wednesday's blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling used in an extensive renovation completed past year may have been banned by ...
According to four survivors who were brought to the Sicilian port of Palermo after being rescued over the weekend, the shipwreck may have caused the death of 126 migrants, International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesperson Flavio Di Giacomo said.
Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, with special responsibility for Brexit , Simon Coveney said he welcomed the negotiations, which are not only important for the European Union and Britain but "are one of the most important set of negotiations in the recent history of our country".
Commons leader Andrea Leadsom insisted she did not "look into the future" when asked about Mrs May's tenure. Backers of the British divorce admitted after the vote that they had no road map. The issues at stake are daunting. European demands for British restitution have also increased, from $67 billion a few months ago to $112 billion now, a measure of the degree of E.U.
While this appears to be an attack on a particular community, like the awful attacks in Manchester, Westminster and London Bridge it is also an assault on all our shared values of tolerance, freedom and respect", he said, adding that the city was grieving and still recovering from the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in west London .
The Japanese coast guard suggested Monday that there was an hour-long delay between the collision of the ACX Crystal and the USS Fitzgerald and the mayday call that reported it. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference that the central government will continue to look into the incident, "continuously enlisting US cooperation".