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People Colombia leader won't recognise Venezuela's vote
Author: 0 Colombia leader won't recognise Venezuela's vote

France , Spain , the USA and the European Union have also urged the government to cancel the vote, but to no avail. The widespread anger is down to Maduro's calling of an election for a new assembly that would have the power to rewrite the constitution and would rival the opposition led, something neighbouring Colombia - which has been burdened in recent months by an influx of thousands of Venezuelans - said it would not recognise.

People PM Narendra Modi Praises Indian Women's Team in Mann Ki Baat
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi Praises Indian Women's Team in Mann Ki Baat

He said because of technological advancement however, the weather can be predicted with near accuracy now. He said the successful rollout of GST in India is an example that will be analysed by other countries in the coming years. "All decisions taken by both Centre and states", he added. "I am happy how India took pride in the team's accomplishment", he added. "So this year, we should again, during the Ganesh festival, organise essay competitions, have open discussions and remember the ...

People Jennings rides his luck as England extend third Test lead
Author: 0 Jennings rides his luck as England extend third Test lead

South Africa started the day on 126 for 8, still 28 runs shy of avoiding the follow-on. " Vernon Philander has been discharged from hospital and is available to bat", a Cricket South Africa statement said. England lost Cook shortly after lunch when he was bowled by Morkel for just seven. The worth of his more than three-hour innings was acknowledged by South Africa captain Faf du Plessis , who led the applause from the dressing room balcony.

People Trump says John Kelly to be new WH chief of staff
Author: 0 Trump says John Kelly to be new WH chief of staff

He is the second military officer to join Trump's administration, the other being national security adviser H.R. McMaster, a retired Army general. Chiefs of staff typically oversee White House operations and an administration's relations with congress.

People Reince Priebus out, John Kelly in as chief of staff
Author: 0 Reince Priebus out, John Kelly in as chief of staff

In another tweet on Friday, Trump expressed his appreciation for Priebus, who became chief of staff at the beginning of the administration. "Thanks to Reince Priebus for his service to our country". "I suggest you lead by first washing out Mr. Scaramucci's mouth with a bar of soap", he wrote. He called Priebus, ousted after a tumultuous six months, a "good man".

People GOP disunity painfully clear in Senate debate — AP Analysis
Author: 0 GOP disunity painfully clear in Senate debate — AP Analysis

Lisa Murkowski - voting against the proposal. Senate Republicans were closer than ever to finally repealing Obamacare . Yet as has happened every step of the way in the health-care debate, no sooner did the "skinny bill" emerge than opposition arrayed against it.

People Priebus Allies: White House Chaos 'Unsustainable,' Trump 'Demeaned' Him
Author: 0 Priebus Allies: White House Chaos 'Unsustainable,' Trump 'Demeaned' Him

Priebus said he and Trump had discussed his resignation for days and that he was not asked to resign . With the news of former RNC Chairman, Reince Priebus , being replaced as Chief of Staff with Marine General John Kelly (Ret.), people were surprised by the unorthodox way it was announced and how it played out.

People Nitish Proves His Strength on Assembly Floor Defeating RJD-Congress Mini Alliance
Author: 0 Nitish Proves His Strength on Assembly Floor Defeating RJD-Congress Mini Alliance

Describing Nitish's move re-enter the NDA fold as a "political disaster", Lalu said he will find it hard to even face members of his own community. And here, he faulted. However, if Congress has fallen into the risk zone Nitish too has fallen into the same zone. However, the opposition has not only lost its one of the most credible faces - Nitish, but has also lost the plot ahead of the next crucial face-off.

People EC seeks report from Gujarat govt over Congress' allegation of poaching
Author: 0 EC seeks report from Gujarat govt over Congress' allegation of poaching

We are like a family and thereis cordial atmosphere here, " he said. "They have taken their MLAs to Bangaluru as they do not have faith in their MLAs", Rupani had said. Around 44 Congress MLA's from Gujarat have been locked up at a private resort near here after they landed from Ahmedabad on Saturday morning. The three MLAs may also be moved to Kodagu.

People Death toll in Boko Haram's oil exploration team ambush hits 69
Author: 0 Death toll in Boko Haram's oil exploration team ambush hits 69

President Muhammadu Buhari said in December that Boko Haram's stronghold in the northeast's vast Sambisa forest had been captured. The suicide attack occurred within a week of another attack by Boko Haram on oil workers and university staff who were returning from the site of oil prospecting around the Lake Chad area.

People German nightclub shooting: 'Two dead' in Constance
Author: 0 German nightclub shooting: 'Two dead' in Constance

According to the statement, after leaving the club, the shooter engaged in a skirmish with police officers was wounded and later died in a hospital. Multiple German reports said the second person killed was a guest at the club. A police officer was also shot, but his injury is not believed to be life-threatening. Special commando forces and a helicopter have been deployed to the area as it remains unclear if the gunman had accomplices or acted alone.

People 1 dead, 6 injured after knife attack at German supermarket
Author: 0 1 dead, 6 injured after knife attack at German supermarket

Police said the man entered the supermarket and removed a kitchen knife, measuring around 20 cm (8 in) long, from the shelves. Hamburg's Interior Minister Andy Grote added that the suspect had "psychological" issues, the BBC reports. He and Hamburg Mayor Olaf Scholz toured the site of the attack, talked to witnesses and met with one of the hospitalized victims. He arrived in Germany in March 2015, and lived in a migrant accommodation centre in Hamburg , which was raided by heavily ...

People Shehbaz to succeed Nawaz as PM, Khaqan nominated as interim PM
Author: 0 Shehbaz to succeed Nawaz as PM, Khaqan nominated as interim PM

Meanwhile, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is expected to announce the schedule of by-election for Lahore's NA-120 Constituency, left vacant following Nawaz Sharif's disqualification . Nawaz Sharif's picture as prime minister of the country hung at the airport of Karachi, along with the founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah and President Mamnoon Hussain, was removed from the airport of Pakistan's biggest city.

People Two militants killed in encounter in Kashmir's Pulwama district
Author: 0 Two militants killed in encounter in Kashmir's Pulwama district

Army spokesman Rajesh Kalia said that two militants have been killed so far. The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants was not known immediately as the search operation was still in progress, the official said. The encounter, which broke out in the morning, has ended and security forces have launched a search operation of the area. Meanwhile, the Pakistani Army has again violated the ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing at Indian position at the LoC in Poonch district.

People Senate GOP Try To Unify Behind 'Skinny Repeal' In Health Care Debate
Author: 0 Senate GOP Try To Unify Behind 'Skinny Repeal' In Health Care Debate

Unable to pass even a so-called " skinny repeal ", it was unclear if Senate Republicans could advance any health bill despite seven years of promises to repeal " Obamacare ". "It's time to turn the page", said Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer. Prior to the vote, Senate Republicans , including McConnell and Pence, were seen trying to convince McCain to support the amendment, but the famed Senate "maverick" stuck to his "no" vote.

People House leader says willing to do conference committee on healthcare
Author: 0 House leader says willing to do conference committee on healthcare

The vote on Friday morning was in line with McCain's political identity as a political "maverick" who isn't afraid to vote against party line. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME - voted no. He put the health care bill on hold. "It needs to be a much more deliberative process". The Senate and House have repeatedly disagreed on a series of healthcare bills ahead of summer recess.

People NJ residents worry about future of health care
Author: 0 NJ residents worry about future of health care

They settled on a very limited version of repeal, slicing out a few pieces of the law. The tiebreaking vote was necessary from Vice President Mike Pence, as president of the Senate. But are Republicans really that disappointed? In addition, in 2015, many low- and middle-income residents still reported avoiding care due to cost, the report said.

Author: 0 Firing Russia special counsel could sink Trump: Republican senator

What could be better for Trump than to be given a clean bill of health by one of the most respected individuals in government? In publicly attacking Sessions, Trump has torn out yet another page from the Washington rulebook - typically a president would convey his displeasure with a cabinet secretary out of the public eye.

People Violence Broke Out in and Around Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque
Author: 0 Violence Broke Out in and Around Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque

The al-Aqsa Mosque compound is a flash point, which is also holy to Jews. Palestinian leaders called for a day of rage on Friday in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank. The United States lauded "the efforts undertaken to de-escalate tensions in Jerusalem ". King Abdullah of Jordan urged has Israel to "respect the historical and legal situation in the holy shrine to prevent the recurrence of these crises".

People Police investigate separate hot-car deaths of infants in Phoenix
Author: 0 Police investigate separate hot-car deaths of infants in Phoenix

No charges have been filed. "A crisis response team in responding to assist the family", Phoenix Fire Capt. Larry Subervi told CNN. This is the second case of an infant dying after being left in a hot auto in two days, following the incident Friday involving a 7-month-old boy.

People Gasps, appeals: 5 top moments from repeal vote
Author: 0 Gasps, appeals: 5 top moments from repeal vote

The skinny repeal bill died on the Senate floor just before 1:30 a.m., its chances of becoming law evaporating with McCain's tiebreaking no vote, complete with a dramatic thumbs down gesture. The amendment failed 51-49, with three Republicans joining the Democrats. Several Republican senators castigated the new measure, but that revolt appeared to be quelled after Speaker Paul Ryan assured them that he did not intend to take up their narrow bill and pass it in the House.

People Alabama Defensive End Da'Shawn Hand arrested for DUI
Author: 0 Alabama Defensive End Da'Shawn Hand arrested for DUI

Da'Shawn Hand, who plays on the Alabama Crimson Tide team as a defensive lineman, has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence, according to CBS . He appeared to be in line to start the season opener against Florida State on September 2 in Atlanta. I kept chopping at the wood, and now it's my time.

People Russian Federation sanctions bill heads to Trump after Senate's approval
Author: 0 Russian Federation sanctions bill heads to Trump after Senate's approval

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said the bill's passage was long overdue, a jab at Trump and the GOP-controlled Congress . McCain, chairman of the Armed Services Committee, has called Putin a murderer and a thug. The ministry said the number was being cut to 455 diplomats. The Russian strongman slammed the intensifying probe into Russian meddling in the United States presidential election, saying it bore witness to "a rise in anti-Russian hysteria" in Washington.

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