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Author: 0 Modi meets Trump with his usual greeting _ bear hugs

In April, Trump signed an executive order that proposes to replace the current lottery system for issuing H-1B work visas with a merit-based approach. Underlining that India is not a USA ally like Japan or Australia, it said, "To assume a role as an outpost country in the US' strategy to contain China is not in line with India's interests".

People Brazil's President Is Charged With Corruption, Accepting Bribes
Author: 0 Brazil's President Is Charged With Corruption, Accepting Bribes

Janot who launched an investigation last month into the president, accused him of corruption , obstruction of justice and being part of a criminal organization. Instead, the speaker of the House-President of the Chamber of Deputies-is a member of the Democratic Party (a different group from the PMDB), Rodrigo Maia .

People Kremlin slams US warning of Syria attack
Author: 0 Kremlin slams US warning of Syria attack

A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis , said the US had seen "activity" at Shayrat airfield that "indicated active preparations for chemical weapons use". It was the second nerve gas attack the US has attributed to the Syrian government since 2013. A White House official said Monday's statements were the "equivalent of putting someone on notice " and not "incongruous with the President's broader foreign policy strategy" about not telegraphing his decisions.

Author: 0 Many think Justice Kennedy is retiring soon -- Here's why

Justice Gorsuch didn't join the court until April, after the justices had already conducted much of their business this term, which began last October. A reunion of Kennedy clerks that was scheduled for next year was instead held last weekend, fueling the speculation. It follows months of talk that he might be leaving the court.

People American Supreme Court granted Trump's provisional ban
Author: 0 American Supreme Court granted Trump's provisional ban

The court also asked lawyers to weigh in on whether challenges to the law became moot on June 14, which would have been the 90 expiration date of the order had it taken immediate effect. That means students and lecturers coming to the USA for their studies, workers employed by American companies, and people coming to visit family will not be impacted by the executive order.

Author: 0 IS fighters launch counterattacks in west Mosul neighborhood

Federal policemen carry food to the frontline during fighting against Islamic State militants in the Old City of Mosul , Iraq , Monday, June 26, 2017. A dozen coalition airstrikes on Mosul's western-most edge killed about 40 militants on Monday. More than 700,000 people have been displaced since the offensive began, and the United Nations migration agency has warned that the number of people fleeing the city has soared in recent weeks.

People Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open a door' in North Korea
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open a door' in North Korea

The 22-year-old has been in a coma "for over a year now and urgently needs proper medical care". The Warmbier family released a statement Tuesday saying they are grateful their son will finally be home with the people who love him. Warmbier was flown first to an American military medical facility in Japan, then flown on to Cincinnati, near his family's home. He was serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor after he was detained in January 2016 in Pyongyang for what North Korea ...

People Grenfell Tower response: 100% failure on 60 high-rise safety tests
Author: 0 Grenfell Tower response: 100% failure on 60 high-rise safety tests

Four tower blocks in Camden, north London, are among 60 high-rise buildings where aluminium cladding has been found to have failed fire safety tests. Holyrood is to carry out its own investigation into the safety of high-rise blocks in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy in London MSPs on the Local Government and Communities Committee are to expand an on-going inquiry into housing and building regulations in Scotland to include high-rise accommodation.

Author: 0 Judge denies request to restart Shkreli jury selection

In the months after the initial scandal, he parlayed his viral bit of fame into a troll career of harassing women on Twitter, beefing with various rappers, and livestreaming his entire life on YouTube. Defense attorneys argue that all of the investors were repaid, and thus Shkreli made reparations to the situation. With news trucks stationed outside and more than a dozen reporters flowing in and out of the courtroom, Shkreli is facing intense media scrutiny.

Author: 0 European negotiators underwhelmed by British offer on rights

The EU citizens who have held five years of continual residence in the U.K.at a cut off point, which is still to be determined, will be treated as they are United Kingdom citizens in terms of healthcare, education, benefits and pensions, according to government plans set out in a document published Monday.

People Sikh couple told they were wrong culture to adopt a white child
Author: 0 Sikh couple told they were wrong culture to adopt a white child

Sandeep and Reena Mander were told by Adopt Berkshire that white British or European applicants would be given preference as only white children were in need. The couple feels angered by the decision. However, the couple claim their local adoption agency, Adopt Berkshire , rejected their application on the basis there were only white babies available.

People May calls for major investigation of cladding
Author: 0 May calls for major investigation of cladding

Aluminum composite panels used as exterior cladding are believed to have rapidly spread the fire in London on June 14, trapping residents in their homes before firefighters could save them. "Timber isn't an insulation product, it's not a filler material, so there's nothing stopping you using timber on a high-rise building, but the Government now are saying that all cladding should be of limited combustibility - there is a massive inconsistency there".

People Millions in funding announced for Oxford arts organisations
Author: 0 Millions in funding announced for Oxford arts organisations

ACE chief executive Darren Henley said that the company had made "considerable strides forward" and that their new application featured an "ambitious, creative programme and a sustainable and strong business model". "We are delighted to increase our investment in Oxfordshire with The Story Museum joining the portfolio". A space arts - which supports 58 artists across Southampton and Eastleigh - and Southampton Museums will receive essential cash to broaden their reach and increase ...

Author: 0 Opp chooses Meira Kumar as its Prez candidate

Standing by the side of their leader Nitish Kumar , the Janata Dal (United) on Saturday said that instead of making the presidential election a matter of confrontational politics, the Congress-led opposition should focus on the challenge of 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Author: 0 South Africa Bans Sale of Live Hens to Contain Bird Flu

If this is not possible, anyone keeping poultry outdoors should cover outdoor areas with protective nets to prevent contact with wild birds.Various strains of the bird flu virus have been found in spring in Germany, France, Italy, Greece and Portugal, as well as elsewhere around the world.

People This is the surprising reason why Bradley Cooper performed at Glastonbury
Author: 0 This is the surprising reason why Bradley Cooper performed at Glastonbury

Immediately some fans began wondering whether Ed had been using a backing track, although Ed has now put that little theory to bed telling fans to "google loop station". The event has been the most political in its history, with Mr Corbyn addressing tens of thousands of revellers from the iconic main Pyramid Stage and giving a talk at the Left Field tent.

People White House sees 'potential preparations' for chemical weapons attack
Author: 0 White House sees 'potential preparations' for chemical weapons attack

A statement late Monday from White House press secretary Sean Spicer warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that if government forces do carry out another chemical attack, then "he and his military will pay a heavy price". On April 6, Trump ordered missile strikes into the government-controlled Shayrat air base in the troubled country. The U.S. responded to that attack by hitting the airfield with dozens of cruise missiles.

People Trump invites Ireland's new leader to WH for St. Pat's Day
Author: 0 Trump invites Ireland's new leader to WH for St. Pat's Day

Before speaking with the Taoiseach, Mr Trump will also have a call with new French President Emmanuel Macron. "We have so many people from Ireland in this country", Trump remarked during the calI. They also discussed the North's peace process. "I will not, of course, rescind that invitation". However, a visit by Trump to Ireland was not brought up during this conversation, despite Kenny extending the invitation during his visit.

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump

Modi arrived on the south side of the White House, the protestors were on the north side so it s also unclear if he ever saw them. After concluding his remarks, Modi again went in for a hug with Trump, this time resting his head on the president's shoulder.

People Israel starts work on new West Bank settlement
Author: 0 Israel starts work on new West Bank settlement

Pro-settlement hard-liners who dominate Netanyahu's coalition and oppose Palestinian statehood on security or religious grounds had pressed him to keep that promise. Mr Trump condemned the decision at the time. On the campaign trail, he had vowed to be the most pro-Israel US president ever and suggested settlements were not an obstacle to peace.

People Prince Philip Released From The Hospital After 2 Days
Author: 0 Prince Philip Released From The Hospital After 2 Days

Philip was said to have slipped out of the hospital through a back entrance before leaving by vehicle. Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall , Prince Charles , Prince of Wales, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip , Duke of Edinburgh, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge.

People Massive Fire At London High-Rise Started In A Refrigerator, Police Say
Author: 0 Massive Fire At London High-Rise Started In A Refrigerator, Police Say

The building's outside cladding and insulation tiles blamed for the inferno's rapid spread has been shown to fail all safety tests, she added. On Thursday, Prime Minister Theresa May said the government can test more than 100 buildings a day, and that some tests of cladding on similar large residential buildings have found them to be combustible.

Author: 0 S. Korea's Moon heads to US as North threat grows

Centre-left Moon suggested on the campaign trail that as president he would be willing to go to Pyongyang before Washington , but he is making the USA his first foreign destination since he was sworn in last month after a landslide election win.

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