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Author: 0 India, Portugal Launch Startup Hub in First Indian PM Visit

Speaking on the meeting, MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay‏ tweeted: " Strengthening the #IndoUS economic partnership. "But Modi can leverage this visit by allowing the United States to access the vast Indian market". Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar flew into Washington ahead of Modi's visit to meet senior officials in the Trump administration and to lay the groundwork for the Modi-Trump meeting.

People No locals taken on first day of Major League Baseball draft
Author: 0 No locals taken on first day of Major League Baseball draft

Lewis, a versatile player from JSerra Catholic HS in San Juan Capistrano, California, bats and throws right handed. Named national player of the year by the National High School Coaches Association, he impressed scouts with his all-around tools and teammates with his selfless attitude.

Author: 0 IRGC Missile Attack Proves Iran Can Counter All Threats: MP

Both are on the opposite sides of violent conflicts in Syria , Yemen and most recently Iran has come to the support of Qatar. Moscow said it would treat US -led coalition aircraft flying west of the River Euphrates in Syria as potential targets and track them with missile systems and military aircraft.

People Philippines says it learned of city siege plans in advance
Author: 0 Philippines says it learned of city siege plans in advance

Bomb blasts rocked the besieged Philippines city of Marawi on Monday as the national flag was hoisted to celebrate Independence Day and the recapture of the city hall. Military spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla said Tuesday that the progress had been slower than expected, as around 100 militants (made up of local and foreign fighters) sheltered in built-up downtown precincts, offering fierce pockets of resistance and using locals as human shields.

People Putin brutally trolls Trump, offers James Comey political asylum in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Putin brutally trolls Trump, offers James Comey political asylum in Russian Federation

Putin compared Comey's decision to leak details of conversations with Trump to the actions of Edward Snowden , the National Security Agency leaker who was granted asylum by Russian Federation. Snowden?" Trump later contradicted his own staff and acknowledged on May 11 that he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation probe. He reiterated his assentation that the anti-Russian sentiment in the United States come from internal political strife in America.

People India's Modi heads to Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet
Author: 0 India's Modi heads to Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

One US official said both have a "lot in common" and noted Mr Modi would be the first foreign dignitary to have a working dinner at the White House under the new administration. The four lawmakers also claimed that India has imposed several new significant barriers that have harmed United States producers across all sectors of the American economy, including services, manufacturing, and agriculture.

People Trump mocks Democratic leaders Pelosi and Schumer
Author: 0 Trump mocks Democratic leaders Pelosi and Schumer

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Democrats that next year could be the year they take back control of the House. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT), said Democrats have been "hyper-confused" on economic messages, and on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" said that Democrats had "spent so much time talking about Russia" which he said "has been a distraction from what should be the clear contrast between Democrats and the Trump agenda which is on economics".

People Israel begins work on first new settlement in 25 years
Author: 0 Israel begins work on first new settlement in 25 years

While Israel has not launched new settlements in recent decades, extensive construction has focussed on expanding existing settlements. Most countries view the Israeli-built settlements on land captured in the 1967 Middle East war as illegal, which Israel disputes.

Author: 0 Nevada Republican Senator Wavers On Health Care Bill

To pass the Senate, with unanimous Democratic opposition expected, Republicans can only afford two defectors. The president said he thinks Republicans in the Senate are doing enough to push through the bill. They oppose the bill, but only on paper. "I want to get to yes, and the way to get to yes is to fix the underlying problems. And we'll see if we can take care of that".

People Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85
Author: 0 Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85

The attacks took place on Friday when terrorists triggered a low intensity blast amid people busy shopping at a downtown market for the upcoming Eid festival. It appears to be in retaliation for Radd-ul Fassad operation launched by security forces earlier this year to eliminate the facilitators of militants.

Author: 0 Mass ACLU: Michelle Carter conviction 'imperils free speech'

YouTube/CBS Evening NewsThe court finds Michelle Carter guilty of involuntary manslaughter . Conrad revealed that Carter's family has not reached out before or after the verdict . "I heard him die", Carter texted to Olivia Mosolgo days after Roy's death, Mosolgo testified. "The time is right and you're ready, you just need to do it!" to him, and at one point, when the teen got scared and exited his vehicle, Carter told him to " get back in " the auto.

Author: 0 Trump recasts Cuba policy, takes harder line than Obama on military, travel

Although the new policy will take a harder line on Cuba , it is expected to maintain diplomatic relations with Cuba and allow USA airlines and cruise ships to continue servicing the island. President Trump will outline the new rules tomorrow. One official said the difference was that Trump had specifically promised to take action on Cuba to a rally of the Cuban diaspora a year ago in Florida, a state which Trump won.

Author: 0 Brussels attacker identified as Moroccan unknown to authorities as terror suspect

Soldiers have been deployed at railway stations and landmark buildings in Belgium since the Paris terror attacks when a link to Brussels was first established. Van der Sypt said the man did not have an explosive belt. Then the bag exploded "more violently", Van der Sypt said, but it still failed to fully ignite the canisters of gas that were contained within.

People Seven die in cable car crash in Indian Kashmir, 150 rescued
Author: 0 Seven die in cable car crash in Indian Kashmir, 150 rescued

Tourism though has been affected this summer because of a flare-up in separatist violence. Sources said the cable auto came falling down from a height of at least 30 metres (100 feet) after derailing from the pulley. A many as 15 other cable cars got stuck thereafter. Officials said that the tree fell down due to high winds. As per sources, the service has been stopped and rescue operations are underway.

Author: 0 153 die in oil tanker explosion in Pakistan

The politician and former cricketer said he had asked local leadership to assess what assistance could be provided to the injured and victims' families. "The people from nearby villages had also gathered there". Police tried to cordon off the area but were overwhelmed by the scores of villagers who pushed through to reach the truck.

People Hundreds mourn student who'd been held in North Korea
Author: 0 Hundreds mourn student who'd been held in North Korea

Warmbier's North Korean trip was only supposed to be a five-day tour. "Why the USA government which claims to care about the welfare of its citizens had not even once made an official request for the release of Warmbier on humanitarian basis during the Obama administration?" A spokesman in Pyongyang was quoted by Reuters as saying Mr Warmbier's death was "a mystery ".

Author: 0 Details emerge on airport stabbing

He has been charged in US federal court with committing violence at an worldwide airport, with a bond hearing set for next Wednesday. The 49-year-old has been remanded in prison ahead of a hearing scheduled to take place next week. Wednesday, carrying a red duffel bag and a dark satchel bag. Ftouhi made an initial appearance in court Wednesday evening and ordered temporarily detained without bond, prosecutors said.

Author: 0 Medical Groups Hate the 'Literally Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

But rather than rushing home to talk to their constituents, every single GOP senator appears to be avoiding them. Yes, but there are myiad other flaws in the measure they ignore. Higher deductibles will result, as will, consequently, fewer people covered. He said the Senate version is poised to drive down premiums for people in their 50s and 60s, for which he's glad.

People Family of suspect in attack on London Muslims say they are devastated
Author: 0 Family of suspect in attack on London Muslims say they are devastated

One man was pronounced dead and nine other people were taken to hospital after a man drove a white van into worshippers who had been attending Ramadan night prayers in Finsbury Park . The police searched his house in Cardiff yesterday. British Security Minister Ben Wallace said authorities were aware of rising far-right activity, but were not aware of the suspect prior to the attack near a north London mosque.

People Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee has severe brain damage
Author: 0 Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee has severe brain damage

Otto is in a coma . Today, his doctors in the USA revealed that Warmbier has a severe neurological injury. North Korea's Central Court said earlier Thursday that Warmbier was released from a labor camp "on humanitarian grounds " - but his father flatly dismissed the court's statement.

Author: 0 Qatar emir congratulates Saudi crown prince

His radical proposals, outlined in a program labeled Vision 2030, aim to diversify the economy, with a bigger role for women and a partial privatizing of the Saudi state oil company. He led a crackdown against al-Qaeda cells in Saudi Arabia between 2003 and 2007 and has been vocal about his country's fight against extremists. British Prime Minister Theresa May also welcomed Prince Mohammed's appointment.

People The great Muslim civil war - and us
Author: 0 The great Muslim civil war - and us

Turkey and Israel were informed of the launches of cruise missiles in a timely manner, the ministry said. Russian Federation is the most powerful ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime, and the rare air-to-air encounter prompted Moscow to suspend a de-confliction hotline with the US-led coalition, created to prevent any accidents in the skies over Syria.