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Author: 0 States to bear burden of farm loan waiver: FM

Soon after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the Centre's disassociation with loan waivers for farmers, the Congress party on Tuesday lashed out at the former, saying the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) must not make promises they can not deliver.

World Media Populists' surge in Italy stops in voting for Italy's mayors
Author: 0 Populists' surge in Italy stops in voting for Italy's mayors

Votes were cast in 1,005 of the country's towns, villages and cities, including four regional capitals: L'Aquila, Catanzaro, Palermo , and Genoa. 5-Star hoped to build on last year's election successes, when it took charge of Rome. Most of the elections will go forward to a second round: in contests where no leader reaches an outright majority, run-off elections will be held between the two most popular candidates on June 25th.

World Media Shooting at train station in Munich, woman police officer, others injured
Author: 0 Shooting at train station in Munich, woman police officer, others injured

German police say shots have been fired at a subway station in a suburb of Munich . Several shots were fired at Unterföhring station in the city of Munich . "The sole male perpetrator was motivated by personal reasons". The shooting occurred during a morning police check at the Unterfoehring subway station, Munich police spokesman Michael Riehlein said.

World Media Donald Trump may try to prevent James Comey from testifying
Author: 0 Donald Trump may try to prevent James Comey from testifying

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked Friday whether Trump would seek executive privilege to prevent Comey from testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8. "Yeah look, he's going to show up, and my suspicion is he is going to say the president brought this up and I was offended by this". The White House and Nunes have alleged that former democratic President Barack Obama's administration eavesdropped on Trump's campaign, an assertion that Comey has ...

World Media Tories and DUP to agree 'confidence and supply' deal
Author: 0 Tories and DUP to agree 'confidence and supply' deal

The west London district of Kensington went to the Labour party by a margin of 20 votes. The Conservatives won 318 seats, down from 331 in 2015 and falling short of an overall majority, after the opposition Labour party under socialist leader Jeremy Corbyn scored hefty gains.

Author: 0 May 'sorry' for election result which cost Tory MPs their seats

A deal between the government and the DUP could also unsettle the precarious balance between Northern Ireland's British loyalist and Irish nationalist parties, whose power-sharing administration in Belfast collapsed earlier this year. May took a gamble in April by calling for the snap election. "Honestly, it feels nearly like she is nearly not aware of what has happened in the last 24 hours", Conservative lawmaker Heidi Allen told LBC radio.

Author: 0 Leftist leader quells rebellion in Britain's Labour with poll surge

With exit polls showing May likely to lose the Conservative majority in Parliament and possibly her seat, the mood was celebratory. The Prime Minister faced more pressure today as Tory grandee Lord Heseltine and former Education Secretary Nicky Morgan both said she will not fight another election .

World Media Hundreds demonstrate against Theresa May's alliance with the DUP
Author: 0 Hundreds demonstrate against Theresa May's alliance with the DUP

Mr Corbyn mocked Mrs May's election campaign slogan that she would provide "strong and stable" leadership. Mrs May is seeking to rely on the Democratic Unionist Party's 10 MPs to win key votes in Parliament . "It's very hard to see how you can strike a reasonable outcome without another election and a stronger mandate for the negotiating team in Britain, whoever that may be", he said.

Author: 0 Trump pushes infrastructure plan as Russian Federation probe heats up

Trump, visiting Cincinnati, Ohio, to tout his infrastructure plan , met with several people who dislike President Obama's signature healthcare law, formally known as the Affordable Care Act, and afterward called on Congress to act. Under a new infrastructure program, improvements to the nation's 12,000 miles of inland waterways will happen sooner, he said. Trump offered Wednesday to personally broker a resolution to the Persian Gulf's escalating diplomatic crisis, as both he and Qatar's ...

World Media Trump condemns terrors attack in Iran
Author: 0 Trump condemns terrors attack in Iran

The attacks injured more than 40 people. He called regional rival Saudi Arabia "a tribal state very far from anything like a democracy", and denounced U.S. That drew fire from Iran s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who tweeted: "Repugnant WH (White House) statement.as Iranians counter terror backed by USA clients".

World Media Judge CS Karnan retires today
Author: 0 Judge CS Karnan retires today

The Supreme Court bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra, J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, M B Lokur, P C Ghose and Kurian Joseph prohibited media from publishing any orders passed by Justice Karnan . "This was not held as he was not present", Calcutta High Court registrar general Sugato Majumdar said. Meanwhile, justice Karnan has submitted a mercy petition to President Pranab Mukherjee for the suspension of his sentence, which is pending consideration.

World Media Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes UK sticking to its plan
Author: 0 Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes UK sticking to its plan

Theresa May's promise of a "hard Brexit"-leaving the bloc without a comprehensive free-trade agreement-prompted the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, to lower its UK GDP growth forecast for 2018 . " Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated ", said the European Parliament's lead Brexit negotiator, Guy Verhofstadt.

Author: 0 Cyclone Mora moving towards Bangladesh

It had previously warned that low-lying areas of Cox's Bazar, Chittagong and many other coastal districts were "likely to be inundated" by a storm surge of 1.2m-1.5m (4-5ft) above normal levels. There are an estimated 75,000 Muslim Rohingyas now living in Bangladesh, having fled persecution and violence in neighbouring Myanmar. Latest weather forecast said, the cyclone would influence rain accompanied by temporary gusty winds at most places of Mymensingh, Dhaka , Khulna, Barisal, ...

Author: 0 17th Suspect Arrested in Connection With Manchester Bombing

Images and video posted to social media showed officers making the arrest, and cars being towed from the forecourt. Officers have now found a vehicle on Devell Court, near Banff Road in Rusholme, which they believe "may be significant" to the investigation .

Author: 0 Greek PM congratulates Labour's Corbyn on election result

She's in a very hard place". In a blow to its hopes for another referendum on whether Scotland should leave the United Kingdom, the pro-independence Scottish National Party lost about 21 of its 54 seats. By the end of the seven week run-up, Ms May had earned the moniker "Maybot" for her robotic performances, was openly mocked by audience members at a question-and-answer session and jeered during a tour of a London meat market.

Author: 0 Shivraj Singh ends his indefinite fast

The Centre will not assist State governments' decision to undertake fiscal leverage in waiving farm loans, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reiterated on Monday. Madhya Pradesh is set to go for polls next year. When soyabean crop was destroyed, we distributed compensation amounting to Rs 4,800 crore while Rs 4,400 crore was distributed as insurance.

Author: 0 What is a hung Parliament?

The latest election shock is "yet another own goal" that will make "already complex negotiations even more complicated", said the European Parliament's top Brexit official, Guy Verhofstadt. The Tories have lost 26 seats to the Labour Party and five to the Liberal Democrats with one seat still to declare. Sterling plunged against the dollar and the euro on Friday as the election result created even more uncertainty over the whole Brexit process.

World Media Four MPs in running for SNP Westminster leader
Author: 0 Four MPs in running for SNP Westminster leader

Speaking to reporters as the SNP's new parliamentary group met at Westminster, Ms Sturgeon said a hard Brexit was "no longer viable" and urged ministers to change their approach. She has said she will take soundings from party colleagues before announcing her position. SNP sources say Mr Blackford, the MP for Ross, Skye and Lochaber, has the backing of a number of MPs in the Westminster group.

Author: 0 United Kingdom poll: After result, media allies turn on PM May

The exit polls projected no seats for UKIP, the nationalist party that led the successful campaign for Britain to leave the European Union . With a handful of seats still to be declared, the Conservatives were predicted to win 318 seats, down from 331 in 2015 - yet another upset in a turbulent year since the European Union referendum in June 2016.

World Media Attorney General Session next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny
Author: 0 Attorney General Session next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

In a letter to Senator Richard Shelby on Saturday, Sessions has written that his decision to appear comes in light of last week's testimony by fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . Comey told the panel that on Feb 14, the president had made private comments to Comey in the Oval Office that he interpreted as an improper order to drop a criminal investigation into Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser.

Author: 0 Prosecutors seek jail time for ex-Penn State president

The sentence of two months in jail plus another two under house arrest against a once-leading figure in American higher education marks a low point in the largely distinguished career of Graham Spanier , who was Penn State's president from 1995 to 2011.

Author: 0 Merkel says European Union ready to start Brexit negotiations

Now that it has chose to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. The Chancellor did not comment on elections that concluded on Friday, in which British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party lost the absolute majority.

Author: 0 S. Korea will not change THAAD agreement with United States, security adviser says

The launch was confirmed Friday by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), which boasted about North Korean leader Kim Jong-un supervising the test . With each test by North Korea of missiles, the U.N. Security Council expresses more frustration that its condemnations and assets freezes are doing little to halt the advancement of Pyongyang's nuclear program, CBS News' Pamela Falk reports from the U.N.

World Media Actress found dead in Mumbai home, Murder suspected
Author: 0 Actress found dead in Mumbai home, Murder suspected

According to the reports, the neighbours called the police, when they noticed the foul smell from Kritika's apartment. The police have registered an Accidental Death Report and will register an FIR of murder in case post-mortem examination indicates that Kritika was killed, said officers.

World Media London attack death toll rises to eight
Author: 0 London attack death toll rises to eight

Prior to that 12 people had been arrested, but all of those 12 were subsequently released. Zaghba was stopped at Bologna's airport trying to fly to Turkey in March past year over concerns he was intending to travel on to Syria, according to reports.

Author: 0 Trump Administration Wants To Shrink Bears Ears National Monument

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said he contacted Sessions after a meeting with Trump in the Oval Office where Sessions and Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, were asked to leave and Comey was alone with the president.

Author: 0 White House says Trump looks forward to scheduling UK trip

But, according to numerous reports, the President is now unsure about making the visit at all while public hostility to him in Britain is so high. The newspaper cited an unnamed Downing St. "We want to get back to running our great country", Trump said Friday at a White House news conference. A White House official within told CNN on Monday that " the President has tremendous respect for Prime Minister May ".

World Media Iran arrests seven Tehran attack suspects
Author: 0 Iran arrests seven Tehran attack suspects

Islamic State (IS) threatened attacks in Saudi Arabia after the militant group claimed responsibility for assaults in Tehran that killed at least 17 people, Site Intelligence monitoring group reported on Friday. He stressed that " Washington has also demonstrated that it is the global Daesh" and "fighting terrorism would be impossible without fighting the United States ", according to state IRIB TV.

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