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South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants

South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants Moon campaigned on a program of cutting South Korea's traditional reliance on coal and nuclear for the bulk of its power , but has not previously commented on the commitment to end nuclear power since being elected in early May. "I will scrap all preparations to build new reactors now underway and will not extend lifespan of current reactors", he said. Its nuclear power production from 25 nuclear... [Full Article...]

Qatar Airways says service 'unaffected' by Gulf ban

Pakistan's ties with Saudi Arabia and Iran's relations with India has made the Islamabad-Tehran relations complicated, Umer Karim, a doctoral researcher at Birmingham University, said Wednesday in Ankara . The Saudi news agency SPA said on Tuesday that during their conversation, King Salman and President Putin discussed the latest developments in the region and the joint cooperation to combat ... [Full Article...]

Pentagon to get authority for Afghanistan troop levels

Pentagon to get authority for Afghanistan troop levels The administration still is reviewing whether to send more American troops to Afghanistan after the top US commander there told lawmakers he could use several thousand more to end the stalemate there. The White House since March has been weighing the deployment of 3,000 to 5,000 more troops to Afghanistan. The warnings came as Trump was reportedly considering whether or not to send additiona... [Full Article...]

Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze

Consumers with the FF175BP or FF175BG model have since been asked to contact 0800 316 3826 or visit hotpointservice.co.uk/fridgefreezer so that the company can register their details and contact them with further information. The government has ordered immediate testing of the Hotpoint fridge freezer which was involved. The identities of the three men and one woman are not being revealed "on... [Full Article...]

A Somber Queen's Speech Unveils A Brexit-Centric Agenda In The UK

There was no mention of key pledges - such as reform of social care for the elderly and more shake-ups in schools - the Conservatives had given in their manifesto for the recent election, which analysts said had bombed with the electorate. "Our response to disaster and acts of terror which take the lives of innocent people must be this: compassion, unity, resolve". "We're now staring over the pr... [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud

Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud They claim that Mourinho, who took over at United previous year, failed to declare $3.7million during his time in the Spanish capital in 2011 and in 2012. The Real star has been summoned to testify on July 31. 'Jose Mourinho, who lived in Spain from June 2010 until May 2013, paid more than 26m euros in taxes, with an average tax rate over 41 per cent, and accepted the regularisation proposals m... [Full Article...]

Mourners Remember Otto Warmbier At Hometown Funeral

Mourners Remember Otto Warmbier At Hometown Funeral Sentenced to hard labor for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, the 22-year-old Warmbier was medically evacuated in a coma last week after almost 18 months in captivity. The North Korean dictatorship never contacted Warmbier's parents or any American officials until the release to inform them of the young man's dire straits. [Full Article...]

Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election

Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election BENNETT: Another reason why Democrats shouldn't feel all that demoralized is Karen Handel's slim margin of victory, says House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sanchez. Republicans can also now breathe a sigh of relief with the knowledge that they can still win in the kind of affluent, educated districts that often favor Democrats - even with a president who has divided voters in their own ... [Full Article...]

Trump, Melania on guest list for Mnuchin wedding

Trump, Melania on guest list for Mnuchin wedding The bride wore a custom dress by designer Ines Di Santo , However, it was FLOTUS' simple yet sophisticated dress that we can't stop admiring. Melania Trump wore a Gilles Mendel silk chiffon gown with Manolo Blahnik pumps, according to the first lady's office. [Full Article...]

Trump Says 'Let's Play Ball' At Record Turnout For Congressional Baseball Game

Trump Says 'Let's Play Ball' At Record Turnout For Congressional Baseball Game It began with a video message from President Donald Trump . "He's in some trouble", said Trump, who had visited late Wednesday. "By playing tonight we are showing the world that we will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence or assaults on our democracy", said USA president Donald Trump , appearing on the park's giant screen but not attending. [Full Article...]

Egypt's Sisi Ratifies Maritime Border Deal with Saudi Arabia

Egypt's Sisi Ratifies Maritime Border Deal with Saudi Arabia Sisi's government a year ago announced the maritime agreement with Saudi Arabia, an ally that has given billions of dollars of aid to Egypt. Egypt's government says that the Islands of Tiran and Sanafir are Saudi. Now, only Egyptians military personnel and multinational peacekeepers inhabit the islands. Last week, El-Sisi said in a televised speech that "every citizen has the right to express ... [Full Article...]

Sukma encounter: One more police jawan dies, toll climbs to 3

Sukma encounter: One more police jawan dies, toll climbs to 3 On Saturday, at around 1000 hrs, information began to be received that a heavy exchange of fire was on between Naxals and a combined party comprising of Special Task Force (STF) and District Reserve Guards (DRG) of Police in Tondamarka, located about 20 km south of Chintagufa in Sukma. [Full Article...]

Health Insurers Concerned by 'Dramatic' Medicaid Cuts in Bill

Health Insurers Concerned by 'Dramatic' Medicaid Cuts in Bill Its analysis of the Senate bill is expected early next week, a day or two before the vote. Hillary Clinton won the state by 2.4 percentage points, or 27,272 votes. Want to discuss the Senate's new "discussion draft " of its ACA repeal bill with upper management but don't have time to sift through the 142-page document? Cramer spoke one day after health-care stocks posted sharp gains, with hos... [Full Article...]

Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir Vaid has said that two people have been arrested so far while a third person has been identified. "We are all duty-bound to stand with the family of the martyred police officer and also the police department in this hour of mourning and grief", the NC working president said. [Full Article...]

AIADMK faction led by Panneerselvam to support Kovind

Several other Opposition parties said that they will decide who to back only after assessing the candidate picked at today's meeting, to be chaired by Congress President Sonia Gandhi . Meanwhile, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said that his party will wait till June 22 before making a final decision. "When the Congress had the opportunity to elect a Dalit President when th... [Full Article...]

Presidential election: Meira Kumar makes an emotional appeal for vote

Presidential election: Meira Kumar makes an emotional appeal for vote As the presiding officer, Meira Kumar was seen interrupting her saying, "All right", "Thank you", "Okay", "I have to proceed", though Sushma Swaraj continued her speech. Lauding the Congress-led Opposition group, Kumar said representatives of 17 major political parties unanimously made a decision to fight the presidential election on the basis of values and principles, adding that the presidential... [Full Article...]

Nevada senator becomes fifth Republican to oppose healthcare bill

Nevada senator becomes fifth Republican to oppose healthcare bill Other Republicans appeared more willing to embrace it. Senator Bill Cassidy, who is still studying the proposal and has not yet decided how he will vote, said in several television interviews it was a good beginning. Those waivers would allow state to drop benefits required by Obamacare , such as maternity coverage, mental health care and prescription drug coverage. [Full Article...]

Naidu seeks inclusion of Emergency chapter in schools

Naidu seeks inclusion of Emergency chapter in schools Interestingly, Hindi is not the national language of India. He further said that it was necessary for people to learn their mother languages as the dominance of English medium have shadowed their cultural heritage. "(By learning English language, we have also developed an English mindset)", he said. Another user said that imposing anything on anyone is wrong, be it language, food, culture or a... [Full Article...]

JK: Pak violates ceasefire again in Naushera, Army retaliates

JK: Pak violates ceasefire again in Naushera, Army retaliates One Pakistani commando was also killed in the attack, claimed Indian Army . Earlier today, Pakistani troops had opened unprovoked fire from 6.30 am to 9.30 am on Indian Army posts along the LoC in Naushera sector, even as Indian troops returned fire. [Full Article...]

South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North

South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North After two more tests, the 800-kilometer range ballistic missile system will be deployed as a crucial part of South Korea's so-called Kill Chain system, which is supposed to allow pre-emptive strikes on North Korea's missile sites at times of imminent threats. [Full Article...]


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