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Author: 0 Uproar in RS over IT raids: Only one minister raided, says Jaitley

Congress had brought its 44 legislators at the resort on Saturday, to fend off "poaching" attempts by the BJP ahead of the August 8 Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat. The Income Tax officials said they seized Rs 5 crore cash from the Delhi residence of Shivakumar, who has been taken to his house in Bengaluru from the resort by the IT team.

People It will soon be Illegal to Text while Walking in Honolulu
Author: 0 It will soon be Illegal to Text while Walking in Honolulu

The ban applies to all screens, including video games, cameras, and tablets. Fines range from $15 to $35 for the first offense, $35 to $75 for the second and $75 to $99 for subsequent violations. Why did the pedestrian cross the road while texting? The so-called Distracted Walking Law [ PDF ] will take effect October 25 following the Honolulu city council's 7-2 vote passing the measure.

People Sydney terrorism raids: one of four arrested is released without charge
Author: 0 Sydney terrorism raids: one of four arrested is released without charge

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plans were "advanced" and allegedly fuelled by "an Islamist extremist motivation". "It's a very serious allegation to have against you", he said. Etihad Airways, the smallest of three long-haul Gulf carriers that fly to Australia, refused to confirm, however, if it had been a target. Australian airports have increased their security measures and passengers were left waiting in lengthy queues after being advised to arrive earlier than usual.

People U.S. willing to talk to N. Korea: Tillerson
Author: 0 U.S. willing to talk to N. Korea: Tillerson

What Mitchell and several of her media colleagues fail to understand is that the president of the United States sets the diplomatic and foreign affairs polices for the United States; Tillerson works for him. The ICBM is believed to be a step forward in the North's nuclear program. Alongside its ritual ballistic missile tests, North Korea has conducted nuclear tests on five occasions, two of which in 2016.

Author: 0 Mattis, Kelly hatched travel pact to keep tabs on Trump

Comey, the White House, and the Department of Homeland Security have yet to publicly comment on the matter. Ms Duke is a close confidante of her former boss Mr Kelly and is praised by both sides of the aisle. "We wish him all the best". Is it too much to hope that one man can bring order and discipline to an administration - and a president - that has seemed to seek out controversy and confrontation at the exact moments that calmness and conciliation were needed? President Donald ...

People DOJ to use civil rights funding to fight against affirmative action
Author: 0 DOJ to use civil rights funding to fight against affirmative action

The document asked lawyers interested in the project to submit their resumes by August 9, the Times reported. The memo indicates the undertaking would be headed by political appointees in DOJ's civil rights division, rather than the Educational Opportunities Section , the Times reported, which would normally handle matters related to schools.

Author: 0 Vandenberg set to test launch yet another missile this week

A U.S. Air Force spokesman said the test was "long planned" and "routine". The test, scheduled for early Wednesday morning, comes just days after North Korea's second ICBM test launch. Analysis of the flight data from Hwasong-14's second test has suggested that more of the U.S. mainland, including Los Angeles, Chicago and New York City is now in range of Pyongyang's weapons.

People President Maduro of Venezuela rounds up opposition leaders in midnight raids
Author: 0 President Maduro of Venezuela rounds up opposition leaders in midnight raids

The White House says it is holding Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro "personally responsible" for the safety of two opposition leaders seized by police in the middle of the night. "They have kidnapped Leopoldo Lopez because he simply would not break under the pressures and false promises of the regime", wrote Freddy Guevara, a legislator from Mr Lopez's Popular Will party.

People Retired Generals Warn Trump Transgender Ban Would Weaken America's Military
Author: 0 Retired Generals Warn Trump Transgender Ban Would Weaken America's Military

If implemented, the ban would serve as a reversal of Barack Obama's policies, and it was unclear how it would impact the thousands of transgender personnel believed to be now serving. "The RAND Corporation , as well as research in the New England Journal of Medicine , found that the financial cost of providing health care to transgender troops would be, at most, $8.4 million per year .

Author: 0 Trump Dictated Son's Statement on Russian Meeting — WashPost

Had Trump not gotten involved in the process, there would have been no need to even consider such an angle, they said . Soon after, Trump's eldest child told Fox News' Sean Hannity that "in retrospect, I probably would have done things a little differently".

People Court keeps Great Lakes wolves on endangered species list
Author: 0 Court keeps Great Lakes wolves on endangered species list

Regulators in 2011 delisted the gray wolf in Minnesota, Wisconsin and MI and parts of North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and OH, arguing that the populations there were "significant" and that disease and humans did not pose a threat to the wolves.

People Couple Loses Custody Of Children Due To Low IQ
Author: 0 Couple Loses Custody Of Children Due To Low IQ

Fabbrini's father, Raymond Fabbrini, said he and his wife were acting as Christopher's primary caregiver at the time he was taken away, because their daughter did not have the " instincts to be a mother ", according to the Daily Mail .

People Mike Pence lets himself get played by Putin
Author: 0 Mike Pence lets himself get played by Putin

The Vice President's visit to the region came after Moscow ordered 755 staff at U.S. diplomatic missions in Russian Federation to leave. "We stand with the people and nations of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania - and we always will", Pence said at a joint press availability with the Baltic leaders in Tallinn, even as, back home, President Donald Trump has yet to comment on Russian expulsion of USA diplomatic staff.

People ISIS Claims Responsibility For Deadly Kabul Attack At Iraqi Embassy
Author: 0 ISIS Claims Responsibility For Deadly Kabul Attack At Iraqi Embassy

Afghan security forces battled gunmen following a suicide attack outside the Iraqi embassy in the capital, Kabul. All embassy staffers are now safe, but the building has suffered severe damages with broken windows and rooms badly-burned. The attacks have fueled fears that militants in Afghanistan are trying bring in the kind of sectarian brutality seen in the Middle East. The Aamaq news agency says the two stormed the embassy in Kabul, allegedly killing seven guards before using stick bombs ...

People It Is Impossible To Use Aadhar To Track Citizens: UIDAI Tells SC
Author: 0 It Is Impossible To Use Aadhar To Track Citizens: UIDAI Tells SC

In an attempt to clarify concerns that the Aadhaar scheme would be used by the government to snoop on private individuals - triggering a debate on the Right to Privacy - Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Tushar Mehta submitted that technology employed in the unique numbering system can not be used for tracking.

People Two Spanish NATO planes briefly violate Finnish airspace
Author: 0 Two Spanish NATO planes briefly violate Finnish airspace

It noted that the Russian aircraft were identified two MiG-31 jets and one Antonov AN-26 transport plane. Russia's air force sent seven military jets zooming past Latvia Tuesday, before forces in Estonia and Finland scrambled to intercept three Russian warplanes further north in the Baltic Sea.

Author: 0 'Growing Mistrust Between China and US' at Heart of North Korean Antagonism

As for resuming talks, which stalled in 2009, the United States has said it won't enter negotiations with North Korea until the country proves it will move toward abandoning its nuclear weapons program. But, he says if push comes to shove, all options are on the table . "I am very disappointed in China", Trump tweeted . "In a way, the threat of sanctions is still a way of trying to find a political solution".

People Corey Lewandowski ousted from OANN
Author: 0 Corey Lewandowski ousted from OANN

Conservative cable channel One American News Network gave Lewandowski the boot, according to The Daily Beast . Lewandowski joined OANN prior to Trump's inauguration in January , but the Daily Beast said sources at the channel believed the leadership was angered by his repeated appearances on competitor networks, including Fox News.

People Ryan disappointed on Senate healthcare vote, but 'we should not give up'
Author: 0 Ryan disappointed on Senate healthcare vote, but 'we should not give up'

I'm glad that members will now take time to hear directly from those they represent and make the case for historic tax reform that we intend t pursue in the fall". "It is more important for us than anything that we get tax reform done, because we think it is absolutely critical for strong economic growth", Ryan told Bartiromo.

People Security guard brawled with fan during A's game on Monday
Author: 0 Security guard brawled with fan during A's game on Monday

The guard has been fired by US Security Associates, the company that contracts with Staff Pro, which supplies private security for the A's. Fans say it included a female security officer punching a person in the stands. "Fan safety is our utmost concern", Aker said. He goes on to say that the guard "came back and got booed and flipped everyone off". Several other security guards surrounding the melee then tried to pull the two apart.

People Trump 'weighed in' on son's Russian Federation statement
Author: 0 Trump 'weighed in' on son's Russian Federation statement

Trump dictated the statement on July 8, while he was en route back to the United States from the G-20 summit in Germany, to director of strategic communications Hope Hicks, the Post said. That Trump , according to the Post , was the author of the original statement raises lots - and lots - of questions. But even if that was not the president's intent, Wright said he thought it was "clear he engaged in an act of political obstruction by trying to deceive the American people".

People Trump to swear in new chief of staff today
Author: 0 Trump to swear in new chief of staff today

Kellyanne Conway, a senior counselor to Trump , told "Fox News Sunday" Trump would decide this week whether to end the cost sharing reduction (CSR) payments . He was referring in part to a federal contribution for lawmakers and their staffs, who were moved onto Obamacare insurance exchanges as part of the 2010 Affordable Care Act.