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Author: 0 Trump wants more balance in US-India trade relationship

During the delegation-level meeting, the two leaders touched upon various topics ranging from purchase of military equipment to the bilateral relations between the two nations. Climate change could be a contentious issue. Union Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had allayed fears and said that the number of H-1B visas for Indian IT professionals would not be slashed.

People Qatar Emir Remains Committed to Developing Ties With Iran Despite Gulf Row
Author: 0 Qatar Emir Remains Committed to Developing Ties With Iran Despite Gulf Row

Al Jazeera's James Bays, reporting from Washington, DC, said that the Qatari government's position that these demands could not be met by Doha was, in a way, also backed by Heather Nauert, the US State Department spokesperson, who told reporters that "some of them will be hard for Qatar to incorporate and to try to adhere to".

People New US ambassador to China says North Korea a top priority
Author: 0 New US ambassador to China says North Korea a top priority

I think it was a single animal that came from Canada that had the BSE, or the mad cow disease. Trump has also said he hoped China could use its influence with North Korea to convince Pyongyang to cease its nuclear and missiles tests. Immediately upon his arrival, Branstad was forced to confront another area of disagreement between the two nations - China's human rights record. Perdue tweeted, "Headed to China, where Amb".

People Iran Launches Six 'Zulfiqar' Ballistic Missiles At ISIS Targets In Syria
Author: 0 Iran Launches Six 'Zulfiqar' Ballistic Missiles At ISIS Targets In Syria

It said the incident took place on Sunday afternoon. The president also put Tehran " on notice " in February after it launched a ballistic missile. The projectiles flew over Iraqi territory and hit IS positions in Syria's Deir al Zour province, 700 km from the launch sites. Iran has chosen to confront the Trump administration, both militarily and diplomatically, as the USA levels new sanctions and punitive measures against Tehran for its continued use of illicit ballistic missiles ...

People 5-year-old boy identified as victim in London inferno
Author: 0 5-year-old boy identified as victim in London inferno

With millions of people working in thousands of office buildings up and down the country, the TUC says it is vital safety checks be carried out. "Millions of people across the United Kingdom work in high-rise buildings, many of which could have cladding and insulation similar to that used in Grenfell Tower ", said Frances O'Grady, TUC general secretary.

People Iran warns USA against 'dangerous' Syria escalation
Author: 0 Iran warns USA against 'dangerous' Syria escalation

He warned that if "Mr. Assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons, he and his military will pay a heavy price". A Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday that USA intelligence had noticed suspect activity at the launch site of an apparent chemical strike by the regime two months ago.

People Dem loss in Georgia underscores party challenges
Author: 0 Dem loss in Georgia underscores party challenges

That would be very bad for the Republican Party - and please let Cryin' (Senate Minority Leader) Chuck (Schumer) stay!" And after she predicted incorrectly that Democrats were poised to take back the House a year ago, some of Pelosi's colleagues feel that this time around, she needs to deliver.

People Emre Can: High quality Germany are Confederations Cup favourites
Author: 0 Emre Can: High quality Germany are Confederations Cup favourites

Kerem Demirbay opened the scoreline for Germany in the 48th minute, before Timo Werner doubled Germany's lead. Colombian referee Wilmar Roldan had consulted the VAR after a reckless high challenge by Ernest Mabouka on Germany's Emre Can saw Siani wrongly receive a yellow card in a case of mistaken identity.

People Nobel laureate should be allowed treatment outside China
Author: 0 Nobel laureate should be allowed treatment outside China

In a video greeting to the Chinese public, Branstad said he will focus on resolving the trade imbalance and neutralizing the North Korea threat. He also pointed out the United States and China face numerous same challenges, adding a strong Washington-Beijing relationship can contribute to solutions.

People Senate Republican leaders delay healthcare bill vote
Author: 0 Senate Republican leaders delay healthcare bill vote

The delay seemed to be welcomed by senators still sitting on the fence. "If you were on the fence, I'm not so sure this report helps you much", said Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said he could not support the proposal as it now stands. Ron Johnson , R-Wis., told conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt. Dean Heller of Nevada, Sen.

Author: 0 SIT to probe DySP's lynching

Dy. SP Pandith was lynched near the Jamia Masjid in the Nowhatta area of J-K on Thursday after he allegedly opened fire on a group of people who caught him clicking pictures near a mosque. "Mob violence & public lynching is outside the parameters of our values & religion". Year 2016 has seen frequent clashes between security forces and civilian protesters.

Author: 0 95 buildings fail fire-safety tests across England

United Kingdom ministers have ordered social landlords in England to test tower block cladding . The investigation, which could run alongside the public inquiry into the deadly blaze, comes as 95 high-rises nationwide - 100 per cent of those sampled - have failed safety tests.

People New cyberattack hits Europe and US
Author: 0 New cyberattack hits Europe and US

Reminiscent of the WannaCry epidemic last month that affected 99 countries, this virus attacks the operating system through its Server Message Block protocol (SMB), encrypting data and then demanding a ransom to unlock it. Companies don't patch for a variety of reasons: their machines don't support the patch, it's too expensive to do it, it might disrupt their services or they simply forget about an outdated computer on their network.

People US Republican to withhold consent for arms sales over Gulf dispute
Author: 0 US Republican to withhold consent for arms sales over Gulf dispute

The diplomatic rupture has been deemed an outcome of that trip, which analysts say Saudi Arabia took to be a sign of unconditional United States support for a more aggressive foreign policy. "Demanding that Turkey pull its soldiers is unfortunately also disrespectful toward Turkey", he said. The Arab powers gives Qatar only 10 days to comply or the offer will be void.

People Death Toll in Landslide in Chinese Sichuan Rises to 24
Author: 0 Death Toll in Landslide in Chinese Sichuan Rises to 24

News coverage on the state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) showed excavators and rescuers removing large quantities of rubble from the hillside. "It's just very bad. They had no idea what was coming", said Ms Yang, who is in her 40s. Xu Zhiwen, executive deputy governor of the Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Aba said the identities of 118 missing will be soon made public on the government's website.

People Trump demands apology, accuses Obama of having 'colluded or obstructed'
Author: 0 Trump demands apology, accuses Obama of having 'colluded or obstructed'

Just before 9 a.m. on Monday, he returned to the Obama-bungled-Russia theme, this time apparently referring to a Washington Post article chronicling confusion and delays by Mr. But Morell gave Obama a C for not fully telling the USA public that Putin was trying to hurt Hillary Clinton and help Trump. The charge comes as a special prosecutor investigates whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation and reportedly whether Trump obstructed in that investigation.

People United Kingdom man gets hit by bus, gets up and walks into bar
Author: 0 United Kingdom man gets hit by bus, gets up and walks into bar

A spokesman for Thames Valley Police said: "We were called to a road traffic collision involving a bus and a pedestrian in Gun Street at 9.13am on Saturday". It hit him and a shop front, sending debris flying across the street and smashing the bus's windscreen. The cause of the crash, which happened as Mr Smith crossed Gun Street at around 9am, is not known.

Author: 0 India, Netherlands On Same Page On Global Issues: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

And in a clear and direct reference to Pakistan-sponsored cross-border terrorism, the joint Indo-US statement said the leaders "called on Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used to launch terrorist attacks on other countries". Mr Modi offered yet another embrace as he departed the White House . He jetted into Holland for a meeting with Prime Minister Mark Rutte to boost ties between the trading partners, which look set to improve if the comments from the talks are anything to go ...

People Trump blasts Mueller probe report
Author: 0 Trump blasts Mueller probe report

The news came the same week as Trump friend Chris Ruddy floated the possibility that Trump would fire Mueller, who was appointed to head up the investigation after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. On the other hand, Comey confirmed that the president personally, as of the time of Comey's firing, was not the target of any FBI criminal investigation.

Author: 0 Trump calls Russian collusion claims a 'HOAX!'

The president highlighted testimony from Obama's Homeland Security Advisor Jeh Johnson as the latest sign that there was no evidence that he colluded with Russian Federation during the election. He said he had not made and does not have the tapes about which he seemed to warn Comey last month. "A sophisticated actor could hack an election simply by focusing on certain counties", King said.

People Justin Sullivan sentenced to life in prison on terror charges
Author: 0 Justin Sullivan sentenced to life in prison on terror charges

He discussed these plans on social media with an undercover FBI employee, which is what tipped federal officials off to Sullivan's intentions. Sullivan suggested that the UCE obtain weapons and told the UCE that he was planning to buy a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle at an upcoming gun show in Hickory.

People Jewish groups cancel meetings with Netanyahu in protest
Author: 0 Jewish groups cancel meetings with Netanyahu in protest

Netanyahu says the controversial government decision to maintain the status quo at the Western Wall does not alter the fact that Jews from all streams are free to pray at their holy site. On the other side stands North American Jewry, which, if affiliated at all, belongs primarily to liberal streams of Judaism, which champion Judaism's core values of openness, universalism and pluralism.

Author: 0 Trump bemoans hostility over health bill, then blasts two Democrats

Susan Collins , R-Maine, said seven to eight additional senators including herself were troubled by provisions in the Senate bill that she believes could cut Medicaid for the poor even more than the House version. Democrat Senator Bernie Sanders has criticised the proposed bill and said that lives were at stake if it passes . That's a terrible way to go about remaking a nation's health care system, and it can't stand.

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".