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Modi's party backs low-caste leader for president of India

According to PTI, it is not certain if the BJP would announce the name of its nominee today. The presidential election is expected to be a close affair this time as neither the ruling BJP nor the opposition parties have the numbers on their side to unilaterally elect the next president of India, the highest post in the country. Read More »

Tropical storms likely to form in Gulf, Atlantic

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Maximum sustained winds are 40 mph and extend about 60 miles from the center. Forecasters say a tropical storm warning is in effect from High Island on the upper Texas coast all the way to the mouth of the Pearl River at the state line of Louisiana and Mississippi. Read More »

FIFA warns Mexico over "insulting" chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

Russia's Fedor Smolov , center, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Confederations, Cup Group A soccer match between Russia and New Zealand , at the St.Petersburg stadium in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturd. Russia's fast start contrasted with New Zealand seeming unsettled early in a game that began after an unusual pre-match ceremony. FIFA president Gianni Infantino has described VAR as "the future of modern football" following criticism of the technology during the ... Read More »

A Moscou, Le Drian promet un nouvel "esprit de confiance" aux Russes

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Mais le nouveau chef d'Etat français a fixé un nouveau cap: la reprise du dialogue avec la puissance russe. Si les initiatives concernant les zones de désescalade sont réalisées nous aurions pour la première fois un désengagement entre les parties au conflit et les terroristes, a-t-il ajouté lors d'une conférence de presse commune avec le chef de la diplomatie française Jean-Yves Le Drian. Read More »

Narendra Modi corners Pakistan on terror, tells China to respect mutual concerns

Calling it one of the biggest violators of human rights and values, he said that the coordination between SCO countries is an important part of the fight against terrorism and extremism. “We have extensive cooperation with SCO nations. He also thanked SCO countries for granting membership to India. The remarks by the Prime Minister are assumed significant as recently India boycotted Belt and Road Forum held in Beijing where more than 29 world leaders were participants. Read More »

The Supreme Court rejects rule banning offensive trademarks

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He had expected the Supreme Court to offer a more narrowly tailored opinion , but he views the ruling as consistent with the justices' previous stances on free speech. "If they feel like they can no longer speak against positive social change, good", she said in a 2016 interview with Kirsten Powers. But be that as it may, the broader question has to do with the "nuance" requirements implied here. Read More »

Three Workers Hurt In Astoria Construction Accident

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Neighbor Irene Sanitate, 67, said crews have been working on the home for about two months and were loudly drilling against her wall Tuesday morning. The FDNY says two of the workers were trapped in the residential construction site. The construction materials punched through the roof and fell all the way down to the basement level, the FDNY said. It is reportedly a two-story building that has been permitted to add a third story. Read More »

Official Shared Posts Critical Of Chandrababu Naidu On Facebook. Sacked

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Mr Rao had retired in January 2016 and was later was appointed to head the state-run body that has a budget of over 170 crore rupees and looks after the concerns of the Brahmin community in the state. "If the chief minister thought I should have behaved like a TDP nominee, I am sorry, I would never become one", he said. "I have posted and commented from (US President) Donald Trump to crops in Srikakulam (district of the state)". Read More »

Edouard Philippe: "pas impossible" que le gouvernement comprenne de nouveaux membres LR

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La semaine dernière, Édouard Philippe avait déjà prévenu qu'en cas de dérapage, toute une série de mesures serait mise en place. Conformément à la tradition, le Premier ministre a "remis la démission de son gouvernement " au chef de l'Etat "qui l'a acceptée ", avant de le renommer et de le charger de former une nouvelle équipe, a-t-on ajouté de même source. Read More »

Spicer seeks more strategic role at White House

When he was asked why the White House has recently diminished the number of daily press briefings in favor of off-camera gaggles, chief strategist Steve Bannon replied, "Sean got fatter ". Spicer was attempting to condemn Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for using chemical weapons, and tried to clarify that he understood Hitler had brought Jews "into the Holocaust centers". Read More »

Syria brings new urgency to easing US-Russia tensions

It's an effort made more complicated by the increasingly messy battlefield in the Arab country, which includes deepening Iranian involvement - its first missile foray into Syria occurred Sunday - and an ongoing probe in the United States into Russian meddling in the presidential election. Read More »

Orlando Marks Anniversary of Pulse Nightclub Massacre

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At 2:02 a.m., the time of the shooting, all 49 names were read. Outside the nightclub, which the owners have turned into a memorial, victims, survivors' families , local officials and club employees gathered for a memorial at 2 a.m., the same time Mateen opened fire on the crowded club. Read More »

Portugal declares three-day national mourning for victims of deadly forest fires

Reinforcements are due to arrive today, including more water-dropping planes from Spain, France and Italy as part of a European Union cooperation program. The fire began on Saturday afternoon and is burning in the mountainous area of Pedrogao Grande, about 120 miles (193 km) northeast of Lisbon. The prime minister said the death toll could rise as firefighters inspected charred remains of some buildings in remote villages. Read More »

Man who shot congressman a Sunders supporter

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Investigators have not determined the objective of the list and they are still trying to determine its meaning. A Republican lawmaker practicing for a charity baseball game on Wednesday was shot by an angry gunman who had earlier posted hate messages against President Donald Trump and other Republicans on social media. Read More »

Écrasante majorité en vue pour Macron — France

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Les titres des quotidiens nationaux de lundi ne laissent aucun doute sur la couleur de la future "chambre bleu Macron" (L'Humanité). Des observateurs ont relevé deux acteurs principaux de ces élections, à savoir la montée en puissance du mouvement politique d'Emmanuel Macron , un mois juste après son élection à la présidence de la République, et l'abstention historique qui a atteint un niveau record au cours de ce premier tour sous la Ve République. Read More »

Suspect shot after explosion at Brussels train station

He could not confirm media reports that the person had been wearing an explosive vest, and it was not clear whether the person shot was still alive. Belgium has been on high alert since suicide bombers killed 32 people on the Brussels subway and at an airport in March 2016. On June 20th, 2017 at around 8:49 pm an explosion occurred at Brussels Central station. Read More »

Russian Federation threatens after U.S. downs Syrian warplane

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SDF fighters are aligned with the Americans in the campaign against the Islamic State group. The U.S. Central Command said , however, that the Syrian plane bombed U.S. The Dutch government is sending a military refueling plane to Kuwait to assist the USA -led coalition carrying out airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. Read More »

Google's Project Fi helps you pay your share of the phone bill

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When the bill is ready, Project Fi can notify the members of a plan to pay the plan owner. It shows the amounts various people paid or owe as well as the full bill amount. According to Google, its group plans efforts are likely to be appreciated by many, since group mobile phone plans are more popular than ever. This week the folks at Google have split the bill up for users of Google Fi. Read More »

Kansas Supreme Court to hear school funding case July 18

Each political party tries to gain the upper hand by concentrating the opposition into a small number of electoral districts and then spreading its own vote across more districts in which it can achieve a comfortable win. The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will consider Wisconsin's redistricting lawsuit. In its opinion striking down the Wisconsin map, the lower court invoked the 1st Amendment and the 14th Amendment's equal protection formula in defining an ... Read More »

Venezuela calls countries "lap dogs" at OAS Mexico meeting

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The OAS, a grouping of 35 independent countries of the Americas, including Venezuela , has been working on an approach to respond to the situation, but perceived USA influence over the organisation has proved unsettling for Maduro and seemingly for some Caricom members. Read More »

US coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

It jars so strikingly with the fates of most past detained Americans that outside observers are left struggling not only with the mystery of what killed Warmbier but also with what his death means for attempts by Washington and its allies to stop North Korea's pursuit of a nuclear-tipped ICBM that can target the US mainland. Read More »

Yanez acquittal sparks protests in St. Paul

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Philando Castile was fatally shot by the officer July 6 in a St. Paul suburb seconds after he told the officer he was armed. Reynolds immediately pulled out her phone and took video of the next minutes in which officers attempted to calm the situation as the mortally wounded Castile died. Read More »