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Ex-minister, 82, passes exam in jail


Abhay Singh told the Indian Express that the former Chief Minister secured a first division in the results which were declared recently. Mr. Chautala, who is logded in Tihar jail and serving 10-year imprisonment in the Junior Basic Training (JBT) teachers' recruitment scam case in Haryana, had in April appeared for the Class XII exam conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling ( NIOS ). Read More »

US Justice Chief Sessions to Quiz Four Candidates to Lead FBI


The paper said the U.S. president had made a shortlist of nearly a dozen of potential picks. Justice Department officials said the decision to fire Comey was based on the conclusion that he had treated Hillary Clinton unfairly in his investigation into her e-mail scandal during the 2016 presidential election, damaging the FBI's credibility. Read More »

US President Trump, Turkey's Erdogan pledge to defeat ISIL

Tensions rose after Washington said it planned to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters belonging to the People's Protection Units (YPG), a group that Washington has backed in the fight against the so-called "Islamic State" (IS) but which Ankara considers a terrorist group. Read More »

La composition du gouvernement sera dévoilée mercredi — France

Le premier ministre est chargé par le président français de constituer le gouvernement dans un délai de quelques jours. "Il dirige la ville comme Antoine Rufenacht [maire du Havre de 1995 à 2010 ] l'avait fait avant lui, avec des gens qui sont parfois encartés dans des partis de droite, d'autres qui ne le sont pas, avec des gens du Centre, avec parfois des gens qui sont venus du Parti socialiste". Read More »

Tornadoes Cause Destruction in Wisconsin and Oklahoma


A mobile home is a particularly risky place to be during a tornado, according to the National Weather Service . While their home was flattened, the SUV next to it was untouched. Scattered thunderstorms are possible through the evening, and may be confined to northern IL or southern Wisconsin, according to the hazardous weather outlook. Read More »

US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'


North Korea test-launched a missile on Sunday that many experts believe could be its most advanced yet, flying higher and longer than any previous missile. During a phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping last week, South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, said he was aware of Chinese worries about THAAD and asked Xi to help resolve difficulties facing South Korean businesses operating in China . Read More »

TMC wins 4 out of 7 civic bodies in West Bengal


TMC won 18 out of 21 wards in Domkal Municipality under Murshidabad district. The Congress won two, and the CPI (M) one. In Raiganj, out of 27 seats TMC won 24, BJP won one and Congress-Left alliance 2 seats. GJM won 31 out of the 32 seats in Darjeeling and 17 out of 20 wards in Kurseong. The BJP, which has been trying to position itself as the main opposition to Trinamool, won 3 wards - 2 in Pujali and 1 in Raiganj. Read More »

McCain: Latest Trump revelations 'Watergate ... 12:08 am Wed

However, despite the Watergate comparison, McCain also said he was against appointing a special prosecutor , according to New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman. "I've known this guy Lavrov for 30 years, he's an old KGB apparatchik stooge, and Putin is a murderer and a thug", McCain said . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell responded tersely "no" when pressed on whether he had concerns about the president's ability to handle classified information, or whether he was losing confidence ... Read More »

White House turns focus to 'dangerous' leaks after Russian Federation meeting controversy

Goitein still expects a robust intel-sharing program to continue between the USA and Israel, "but that doesn't mean we'll receive every shred of intelligence that we would have received" before the latest reports surfaced. "If this produces that problem-and that's the extreme worry here-then the president is much less effective, the US government is much less effective, than it otherwise would be", he added. Read More »

Backed Forces Seize Key Syrian Town, Dam On Road To Raqqa


US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said yesterday he was confident the United States would be able to resolve tensions with Turkey over the US decision to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria. It was the latest Islamic State stronghold to fall to the Kurdish-led fighters as they advance toward Raqqa - the seat of the militants' so-called caliphate along the Euphrates River. Read More »

Lily-Rose Depp publie une photo de Vanessa Paradis au même âge


La jeune femme a également fait ses début au cinéma. Et le moins que l'on puisse dire, c'est que la ressemblance est frappante. Un bel hommage plein de tendresse que les internautes n'ont pas manqué de liker (215 000 likes au compteur) et de commenter, tant l'égérie de la marque Chanel est le portrait craché de sa maman. Read More »

Microsoft faulted over ransomware while shifting blame to NSA


In the wake of the WannaCry Ransomware cyber attacks, Indian banks and ATMs managed to successfully beat the global attacks and remain unaffected by the biggest cyber attacks in Internet history that have crippled almost 200,000 computers across 150 countries with systems bending down on its knees with encrypted data refusing access to the users. Read More »

GOP chairman of the House oversight committee seeks Comey-Trump documents

The source said he thinks the White House spin is laughable, adding that folks in the administration are upset and anxious. The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee demanded Tuesday that the FBI turn over all documents it has about communications between President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey. Read More »

North Korea missile programme progressing faster than expected, says South


USA began talks with North Korean ally China on possible new United Nations sanctions. SEOUL/GENEVA North Korea's missile programme is progressing faster than expected, South Korea's defence minister said on Tuesday, after the U.N. Experts are viewing the launch as an escalation in Pyongyang's nuclear program, and an indication the North has made major advances in its quest to develop a ballistic missile capable of reaching the US. Read More »

President Trump says White House moving rapidly to replace Comey

Durbin said Trump's tweet on Friday "could be construed as threatening a witness in this investigation, which is another violation of federal law". Former National Intelligence Director James Clapper testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington , Monday, May 8, 2017, before the Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing: "Russian Interference in the 2016 United States Election". Read More »

Local history professor comments on Comey memo developments

In dismissing Comey last week, Trump created the very real possibility that a respected law enforcement official known for an outspoken nature and willingness to buck political convention could resurface in public. "Obviously, we want a briefing from the White House", said House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows, R-N.C., "I don't know that it's important to have Comey testify , but it is important to get to the bottom of it". Read More »

Information Trump shared with Russians came from Israel, official says

Defending Trump's actions, officials played down the importance and secrecy of the information, which had been supplied by Israel under an intelligence-sharing agreement, and Trump himself said he had "an absolute right" as president to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russian Federation. Read More »

Jefferson Davis Statue Loses Battle of New Orleans


Crews wore dark clothing, helmets and body armor, as they did during the Liberty monument removal. The monument to Jefferson Davis was erected in 1911 and had stood in its location at the corner of Jefferson Davis Parkway and Canal Street for 106 years. Read More »

Blood tests to resume at NHS cyber attack hospitals from tomorrow


Britain first raised global alarm when it caused hospitals to divert ambulances on Friday. For the most part, however, banks remained insulated from the cyber attack. Anyone who regularly deals with public services in person will probably have seen government employees struggling with outdated computer systems. "It is important to note that the vast majority of NHS organisations report that they are running contemporary IT systems, which are commissioned depending on local need", the ... Read More »

Murdered Pc Yvonne Fletcher's Family 'Disappointed' As Prosecution Of Suspect Ruled Out


The Metropolitan police said that although "enough material to identify those responsible" had been identified, it could not be presented in court. It led to Britain severing diplomatic relations with Libya until 1999 and has always been an obstacle in ties between London and Tripoli, along with the bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over the Scottish town of Lockerbie in 1988. Read More »

Sen. Collins calls Trump revelation of classified info 'very troubling'

Other outlets, including The Associated Press, later confirmed that report . The report claims Trump shared a USA ally's closely guarded intelligence on ISIS with the Russian ambassador and the foreign minister. "But I will say this: we have a very long-standing and very successful relationship with our Five Eyes allies", Goodale told reporters, referring to the western security and intelligence alliance that includes Canada and the USA, along with Britain, Australia and New Zealand. Read More »