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People Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths
Author: 0 Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

Santos fielded an attacking line-up packed with experience and resisted the temptation to rest Ronaldo with Portugal still requiring a point to qualify and vying with Mexico and Russian Federation for top spot. Russia , third in Group A behind Mexico and Portugal , need to beat the Mexicans in their final group stage match today in Kazan to advance to the semi-finals.

People Sympathy waive: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis announces Rs 34000-cr farm loan waiver
Author: 0 Sympathy waive: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis announces Rs 34000-cr farm loan waiver

After the farmers' 11-day strike earlier this month , the CM had said loans up to Rs 1 lakh would be waived. " Maharashtra government has decided loan waiver of Rs 34,000 crores". Even the current loan waiver is very hard for us, it is the biggest loan waiver in the country". The Chief Minister unveiled the loan waiver after holding consultations with Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, NCP president Sharad Pawar and Swabhimani Sehtkari Sanghatana leader and MP Raju Shetty.

Author: 0 Four GOP senators to oppose current Republican health care bill

Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, a Republican who surprised her party when she made a decision to expand Medicaid four years ago, is urging Congress to save the expansion, which has provided coverage to 400,000 Arizonans. "We have to act", McConnell said. "Because Obamacare is a direct attack on the middle-class and Americans deserve better than the failing status quo".

Author: 0 Police to charge Erdogan guards who beat up protesters in Washington

At a news conference Thursday, D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham said there was no indication the protesters were part of a terrorist group, according to the Associated Press. Nine demonstrators were injured in the violence when Erdoğan's bodyguards attacked a crowd protesting his visit to the capital on May 16, sparking outrage in the US and straining diplomatic relations between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies.

People Russia's Putin: Top goal for journalists is 'do not offend'
Author: 0 Russia's Putin: Top goal for journalists is 'do not offend'

The report says that the Obama administration knew that Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin himself had ordered the alleged cyberattacks in order to trip up Democrat Hillary Clinton and aid Republican Donald Trump . Two months later, Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats from the U.S.in retaliation for the hacking, but, according to the Post report, the administration ruled out releasing information potentially embarrassing to Putin or enacting harsher sanctions.

People CRPF sub inspector dies in militant attack in Kashmir
Author: 0 CRPF sub inspector dies in militant attack in Kashmir

An official said that three troopers were injured in the attack and one of the injured troopers succumbed to his injuries. According to Inspector General of CRPF, Srinagar Ravideep Singh Sahi, "the CRPF mobile patrol party was targeted around 5.45 pm near Pantha Chowk".

People Police Carry Away ACA Repeal Protesters From McConnell's Office
Author: 0 Police Carry Away ACA Repeal Protesters From McConnell's Office

I hope the Senate Majority Leader took notice. McConnell's office referred to Capitol Police for comment . "Right now the challenge is how we get to 50", said Sen. Many GOPers reserved judgment on the measure as they exited McConnell's private presentation. And at least a half-dozen Republicans - both conservatives and moderates - have complained about it.

People Second French journalist dies of Mosul mine blast injuries
Author: 0 Second French journalist dies of Mosul mine blast injuries

The mine explosion also killed French journalist Stephan Villeneuve and Iraqi reporter Bakhtiyar Haddad on June 19. On Tuesday, the day after the landmine blast, Raffoul flew to Iraq to take care of Robert, along with colleagues from France Televisions.

Author: 0 In Routine Move, Israel 'Collectively Punishes' Palestinians

Hadas Malka , aged 23. So far, however, police spokeswoman Luba Simri said the Israeli military had not found any connection between the three attackers and any armed group. Israel accuses the Palestinian establishment of inciting the violence, including by glorifying attackers and supporting their families. Four other people were injured in Friday's attacks, including another Israeli police officer and a Palestinian passer-by who had no involvement in the incident.

Author: 0 Modi, Shah to be present when Kovind files nomination on Friday

Naidu told ANI , "I welcome Janata Dal (United) ( JDU ) president Nitish Kumar's announcement of support to Ram Nath Kovind who has been nominated as NDA's presidential candidate". Kovind was till Monday the Bihar Governor and shared a warm relationship with Nitish Kumar. As the vice-president, he was the natural choice for the president's post in 1997 and all major parties supported him.

People Egypt's president ratifies disputed Saudi islands pact
Author: 0 Egypt's president ratifies disputed Saudi islands pact

After Parliament's approval of the deal, Mohamed el-Sewedi, head of the legislative body's majority bloc Support Egypt, said if Egypt hadn't approved the transfer , "Saudi Arabia would have resorted to global arbitration, and this could have left Saudi-Egyptian relations in a bind".

Author: 0 US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border - statement

Australia Thursday lifted a suspension on military air missions over Syria imposed after the shooting down of a Syrian jet by United States forces. "There has been neither a [UN] Security Council decision, nor a request from the official authorities of the Syrian Arab Republic as a sovereign state " for such forces, he told Russia's Interfax news agency.

People Ivanka Trump forced to give testimony in shoe designer suit
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump forced to give testimony in shoe designer suit

Forrest says Trump must submit to questions posed during a deposition lasting no more than two hours and occurring in Washington, if that is Trump's preference. Forrest wrote that Ivanka Trump's deposition is necessary because she was a company executive during the time the shoes were made and had "high-level, authoritative, personal involvement" in the company.

Author: 0 Dozen frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi

In her comments, Pelosi was keen to underline that in 2006, she secured a Democratic majority in the House for the first time in over a decade. For progressives, the answer to this problem is clear: a boldly liberal message that attacks big corporations and Wall Street and calls for a significant increase in government's role in reducing income and wealth inequality.

People North Korea conducts rocket engine test
Author: 0 North Korea conducts rocket engine test

But South Korea recently said it was suspending the further deployment of the system until an environmental assessment was completed. South Korean President Moon Jae-in observed the test-firing of a new midrange missile the country is developing to cope with growing threats from North Korea.

People Netanyahu: 'We'll Respond Strongly to Any Firing at Israel'
Author: 0 Netanyahu: 'We'll Respond Strongly to Any Firing at Israel'

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor which has been reporting on Syria's six-year-war, said two Syrian soldiers were killed in the Israeli strike. The SCMM accused an Israeli helicopter of assisting insurgents in their attack on military outposts. In the video, two Syrian army tanks are seen maneuvering in the border town of Quneitra when they are hit by Israeli aircraft.

People In UK, May faces growing tension over Northern Ireland's fate
Author: 0 In UK, May faces growing tension over Northern Ireland's fate

Current speculations are that May herself could lose the prime ministership. She said she had spoken to all those former Tory MPs who had lost their seats in the election and offered them help. The Conservatives, led by Theresa May , are now in talks with Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to forge an informal alliance.

Author: 0 Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

The FBI still doesn't know why Hodgkinson was in the area, and agents believe he acted alone and that the shooting was spontaneous. The FBI said in a statement the agency is actively investigating him to look at his associates, whereabouts and any activity on social media.

Author: 0 Mexico's Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - Portugal coach Fernando Santos could deny himself the pleasure of seeing Cristiano Ronaldo play against New Zealand on Saturday. Portugal look the most well-rounded outfit in the group, and they have a varied skill set in midfield to open up different teams-it's just whether they have that killer edge in attack, Cristiano Ronaldo aside, to see off everybody.

Author: 0 UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

The UK's Houses of Parliament have been targeted by cyber attackers, according to a parliamentary spokesperson. The government's National Security Strategy has in the past warned that cyber-attacks from organised crime and foreign intelligence agencies are one of the "most significant risks to United Kingdom interests".

Author: 0 North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier

He said North Korea's treatment of Warmbier demonstrated "a basic disregard for human rights, for human dignity". "Our relevant agencies treat all criminals. Kenneth Bae, an American who was jailed for almost two years in North Korea, told CNN he believed Warmbier could have been tortured, and cautioned other Americans against going to North Korea.

Author: 0 Eid to be celebrated in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar tomorrow

The decision to celebrate the festival on Sunday came following the sighting of the moon of Shawwal , the month following Ramzan .Official Twitter for Haramain, which gives updates about Makkah and Madinah, announced the sighting of the moon.

People DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House
Author: 0 DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House

On Thursday, Trump jumped into the political fray, taking a swipe at Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer in a tweet . Said Rice: "The Republican playbook has been very successful". Even in the minority, the votes she commands are often needed to pass spending bills or other must-pass legislation that House conservatives disdain, and GOP speakers have had to come to her repeatedly hat in hand.

People Death Toll from Pakistan Attacks Climbs to 73
Author: 0 Death Toll from Pakistan Attacks Climbs to 73

A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin bombings at a crowded market in the northwestern town of Parachinar has risen to 55, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks on Friday to 73. The Army has dispatched two helicopters to evacuate the injured to Peshawar , said a statement released from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).