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Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK And a major sticking point, which Brexit minister David Davis said at the weekend would be the row of the summer, was that Britain would not defer to rulings from the European Court of Justice - an institution the EU says must be involved. [Full Article...]

Modi invites Ivanka Trump to lead U.S. delegation in India

Addressing the Indian Diaspora in Sportcampus Zuiderpark the Hague , Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said he was unaware of the fact that Netherlands houses the second largest chunk of Indians. India's foreign ministry hailed the U.S. State Department's move to list Pakistan-based Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist for leading the Hizbul Mujahideen rebel group, which is fighting agai... [Full Article...]

Diplomat notes possible exodus of Russia's envoy to USA not spur-of-the-moment move

Diplomat notes possible exodus of Russia's envoy to USA not spur-of-the-moment move A new report states that the controversial Russian ambassador to the United States is about to head home. Kislyak's replacement as ambassador , Anatoly Antonov , was approved last month by the foreign affairs committee of the lower house of the Russian parliament, according to state media. [Full Article...]

Led by MD Kribhco observes Yoga Day

Led by MD Kribhco observes Yoga Day Braving overnight downpour, people joined the programme. "Yoga is a medium to achieve wellness", Mr. Modi said in his brief address. Since then, the popularity of yoga is increasing across the world rapidly. Baba Ramdev and Amit Shah also shared pictures of the yoga session on their twitter handles. "If 1.25 billion Indians and people across the world attain this state of well-being, humankind w... [Full Article...]

Uber Now Lets You Request Rides For Friends And Family

Uber Now Lets You Request Rides For Friends And Family Customers can then select the rider from their address book, set their destination, and request the ride. You'll end up paying for that ride, unless you're in a country where cash is an available payment option (which is mostly only available in Asia, India, and Latin American countries). [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

Russian Federation says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba His aides contend that Obama's easing of USA restrictions amounted to "appeasement" and has done nothing to advance political freedoms in Cuba , while benefiting the Cuban government financially. Cuba says "the last two years have shown that the two countries can cooperate and coexist in a civilized way". By restricting individual U.S.travel to Cuba , the new policy also risks cutting o... [Full Article...]

Florida Gov. to name ally as chief financial officer

Florida Gov. to name ally as chief financial officer Now, he said his focus is on getting up to speed on his new job. Patronis served in the Florida House for eight years and now sits on the Public Service Commission. But the two clashed previous year over who should become the state's insurance commissioner. "I know that he will bring his wealth of private sector experience with him to Tallahassee", Governor Scott said. [Full Article...]

Bank of England orders banks to set aside more cash

Bank of England orders banks to set aside more cash Absent a material change in the outlook, and consistent with its stated policy for a standard risk environment and of moving gradually, the FPC expects to increase the rate to 1% at its November meeting. Around 30 per cent of mortgages were tested at a lower rate, and about 20 per cent at a higher rate. "Consumer credit has increased rapidly", it said. [Full Article...]

GOP Senate Bill Would Cut Health Care Coverage By 22 Million

Heller had announced his opposition to the bill in a strong statement Friday in which he said he opposed its drastic cuts to Medicaid. He can only afford to lose two Republicans given the party's 52-seat majority in the Senate . The House is also scheduled to vote on "Kate's Law", which would strengthen penalties against undocumented immigrants convicted of illegal re-entry who have "a se... [Full Article...]

IN health officials promote National HIV Testing Day

IN health officials promote National HIV Testing Day Have you been diagnosed with or treated for hepatitis or tuberculosis? Early linkage to and retention in HIV care is central to managing HIV and promoting health among all people living with HIV. Public health nurse Abby Hinz explained, "Start talking to their partners about sexual health and talking about getting tested together, staying protected, and staying healthy in their relationships". [Full Article...]

Opposition slams India-US joint statement

Next week, my friend Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi is coming to visit. "Prime Minister, to create jobs in our countries, to grow our economies, and to create a trading relationship that is fair and reciprocal". And 32 per cent Indians approve Trump's decision, making India the only country with the highest favourable rating supporting the move. In the US, Modi held talks with Preside... [Full Article...]

Ukrainian military official killed in Kiev auto bombing, officials say

Ukrainian military official killed in Kiev auto bombing, officials say Pavel Sheremet , a Belarusian-born Russian journalist who was often critical of top political leaders and other government officials in his reporting, was killed in July 2016 in Kyiv when the auto he was driving to work was blown up. Reports said that the incident is the second one in four days. Tensions in the Ukrainian capital were further heightened on Tuesday by a wide-ranging cyber attack ... [Full Article...]

IOS 11 beta preview is now available for all to download

It doesn't require a developers account or involve the hassle of registering your device's UDID. Apple users need to go to First, you beta.apple.com and register their devices . The benefits include the dock that closely resembles that on the MacBook, a file app and a drag-and-drop functionality along with improve camera features for both iPhone and iPad users including "Long Exposure" and ... [Full Article...]

US says Myanmar no longer among worst on human trafficking

US says Myanmar no longer among worst on human trafficking The annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report ranks 188 countries-rating them as Tier 1 , Tier 2 , Tier 2 Watch List , or Tier 3-based on whether they meet the minimum standards set by USA law to eliminate human trafficking, as mandated by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA). [Full Article...]

Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths

Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths Presiding judge Gepke Dulek-Schermers said that Dutch soldiers "knew or should have known that the men were not only being screened...but were in real danger of being subjected to torture or execution". The judge added that the Dutchbat soldiers had facilitated the separation of the men and the boys among the refugees. Dutch officials said that no one could have predicted that "genocide wo... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case

At issue was a playground owned by Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo., and operated by the church's preschool. Despite Trinity Lutheran's strong ranking, its application was rejected by the Missouri DNR due to Missouri's " Blaine Amendment ", which prohibits State funds from being allocated "directly or indirectly, in aid of any church, sect, or denomination of religion". [Full Article...]

Malaysia-bound AirAsia flight 'shaking like washing machine' returns to Aus

Malaysia-bound AirAsia flight 'shaking like washing machine' returns to Aus Passengers say the plane shuddered for almost two hours, many saying it felt like being inside a washing machine. Passenger Sophie Nicolas knew the situation was "really bad" when the pilot said, "I hope you all say a prayer". "The plane turned around and safely landed back at Perth Airport", a spokesman for the Airport told CNN . The pilot reportedly shook hands with every passenger ... [Full Article...]

Three Chicago officers indicted in alleged cover-up of Laquan McDonald shooting

Three Chicago officers indicted in alleged cover-up of Laquan McDonald shooting The special prosecutor assigned to pursue the investigation announced the charges of conspiracy, official misconduct and obstruction of justice against Detective David March and patrol officers Joseph Walsh and Thomas Gaffney . "The co-conspirators created police reports in the critical early hours and days following the killing of Laquan McDonald that contained important false information in a... [Full Article...]

France elects a record number of women into parliament

France elects a record number of women into parliament Many of Macron's lawmakers will be political novices, something which will change the face of parliament at the expense of the conservative and socialist parties which have ruled France for decades. Catherine Barbaroux, its president, said: 'This is a historic event for women in the National Assembly'. Members of the new National Assembly will be almost six years younger on average. [Full Article...]

Time magazine hanging in Trump golf clubs is fake

Time magazine hanging in Trump golf clubs is fake The image, which claims to be from March 1, 2009, seemingly celebrates the US President's reality show The Apprentice with the headline "Trump Is Hitting On All Fronts..." Trump first graced the cover of Time for its January 16, 1989 issue and didn't reappear until the August 31, 2015 issue, two months after he declared his presidential run. [Full Article...]


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