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People Kushner heading to Mideast for peace talks
Author: 0 Kushner heading to Mideast for peace talks

He told the Security Council that since March 24 Israel has announced plans for almost 4,000 housing units and issued 2,000 tenders, which is an increase from the previous three-month period. Inside Story - Will Israel annex Palestinian territories? The settlement projects are at various stages in the planning process and the units are located in a number of settlements across the West Bank.

People Britain, EU kick off Brexit negotiations
Author: 0 Britain, EU kick off Brexit negotiations

The UK Government had wanted the talks to take place in parallel but has now accepted the timetable set out by the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier . After the initial shock of last year's Brexit vote and faced with rising anti-EU sentiment, the bloc at 27 appears to have steadied in recent months and got a real boost with the election of new French President Emmanuel Macron in May.

People Gonski funding: Senate risks $1.5b destined for WA State schools
Author: 0 Gonski funding: Senate risks $1.5b destined for WA State schools

Education Minister Simon Birmingham is trying to win or hold on to their votes as he pushes to have the Turnbull government's school funding package pass parliament before the week is out. National Catholic Education Commission executive director Christian Zahra said: "Minister Birmingham and his Coalition colleagues need to think long and hard about if they want this attack on Catholic education to be their legacy".

People Tropical storm warning issued for Louisiana's Gulf Coast
Author: 0 Tropical storm warning issued for Louisiana's Gulf Coast

The tropical system is forecast to move through the Windward Islands and near the eastern coast of Venezuela on Monday night and early Tuesday . While the system has sustained winds near 40 miles per hour, it lacks a defined center. The biggest threat is days of flooding rains. 12 inches, over southeastern Louisiana , southern MS, southern Alabama , and the Florida Panhandle through Thursday.

People Carla Fendi, philanthropist and fashion force, dies at 79
Author: 0 Carla Fendi, philanthropist and fashion force, dies at 79

According to an AP report , Carla succumbed to a long illness. "We honour our dear Carla, whose loss deeply affects us all". The page also shared Carla's black-and-white picture, in which she is all smiles. "She always had a love of beauty". News of Carla's death broke after Fendi showed its latest menswear range at Milan Fashion Week: Men's. "Fashion (and culture) have lost a star", La Repubblica wrote on Tuesday.

People Pakistan begins building border fence over Afghan objections
Author: 0 Pakistan begins building border fence over Afghan objections

During the first phase, high filtration prone areas such as Bajaur, Mohmand and Khyber Agency are being fenced. In addition to fencing, the Army and paramilitary Frontier Corps Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa were constructing new forts and border posts to improve surveillance and defence.

Author: 0 And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

The move was in line with Brussels' longstanding demands for the structure of the discussions and hence signalled an early concession from the United Kingdom side. "In the first step, the negotiation rounds will be broken down into three groups - citizen rights, the single financial settlement, and other separation issues".

Author: 0 Ram Nath Kovind, NDA's Presidential Candidate, Gets 'Z+' Security

Meanwhile, Kovind resigned on Tuesday as governor of Bihar and President Pranab Mukherjee accepted his resignation. The Chinese whispers about NDA's Presidential candidate were centred largely around LK Advani and Sushma Swaraj, and it's fair to say the media was entirely blind-sided by the eventual nominee.

People Trump claims his approval rating is higher than Obama's
Author: 0 Trump claims his approval rating is higher than Obama's

The CBS News survey, conducted by SSRS, sampled 1,117 adults across the country though telephone interviews from June 15 through June 18. Forty-three percent approved of him in early April, a number that dropped to 41 percent by late April and now has hit the new low of 36 percent in late June.

Author: 0 American student death prompts call for North Korea to release detainees

Trump says he spoke with Warmbier's parents and says it's "incredible what they've gone through". He said that if Trump could resolve the North Korean nuclear issue and bring peace to the Korean Peninsula and overall greater security in northeastern Asia, it would probably be the USA president's greatest diplomatic achievement.

People BJP parliamentary board to discuss presidential poll options
Author: 0 BJP parliamentary board to discuss presidential poll options

Now, he is absolutely fine. In the last two Presidential elections , the Shiv Sena did not support the NDA candidate. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has, so far, not revealed to BJP leaders any name for the President's post. While speaking at "opinion-makers meet" with a select group of city residents from various sectors yesterday, he said his party supported free trade and free agriculture when BJP's predecessor Jana Sangh was formed and even today also his party stands for the same ...

Author: 0 Haryana woman gang-raped in vehicle, dumped in UP

The woman was later found lying on the road near the Kasna Police Station at Greater Noida . The woman was abducted from near her house in Gurugram district around 8.30pm by three men in a Swift vehicle. Earlier, A 22-year-old girl from Sikkim was allegedly raped by three men in a moving auto and thrown out on a road in Delhi. The woman had come to Gurugram some 10 to 15 days back and was staying with her family in Sohna area.

People Lalu faces benami transaction charges by IT Department
Author: 0 Lalu faces benami transaction charges by IT Department

Speaking to the media, Lalu Prasad Yadav had earlier said that there was no merit in the allegations. "If any news channel or newspaper has some proof, the they must show the said notices, or else those organisations should tender apology who had reported "false" news", Tejashwi Yadav was quoted as saying by ANI .

People Macron's party tops French parliamentary poll
Author: 0 Macron's party tops French parliamentary poll

The Interior Ministry said on Monday that less than half of registered voters cast ballots a day earlier. Polling agencies also project a historically low turnout of around 50%, reflecting fatigue after a roller-coaster election season that brought Mr Macron to power last month.

People Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 15, police say
Author: 0 Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 15, police say

Abdifatah Omar Halane, spokesman for the Mogadishu mayor, said: "More than 10 persons died, 20 others were wounded". The Al-Shabaab, which has carried out attacks in neighbouring Kenya to the southwest, is among some insecurity challenges Somalia has battled for more than two decades.

Author: 0 France's Macron to reshuffle govt after huge parliament win

The Socialist party was the biggest loser. Legislative elections - Marine Le Pen and Louis Aliot elected: the couple still reigns over the FNThey had been waiting for that for five years. The result, based on official figures and pollster projections, redraws France's political landscape, humiliating the Socialist and conservative parties that alternated in power for decades until Macron's election in May.

People Met Office issues amber level 3 health warning for heatwave
Author: 0 Met Office issues amber level 3 health warning for heatwave

Dr David Chilvers, GP and chair at Fareham and Gosport Clinical Commissioning Group, said: "We all know that British people love to complain about the weather but the fact is that extreme heat poses some real risks for many of us". The Met Office confirmed we are having a heatwave , saying that "the sun is as powerful as it can be". More extensive thunderstorms may then break out from late Wednesday afternoon onwards into Wednesday night, leading to torrential downpours, frequent ...

Author: 0 Pakistan Wins Its Maiden ICC Champions Trophy Title

The second semi-final between India and Bangladesh saw Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli scored 123 and 96 to help India chase down 265 runs with nine wickets in hand to claim a spot in the final. "They also came to express their skill and win a cricket game and they certainly did", Kohli told a news conference. This is the least we could do, " said Pakistan's batsman Mohammad Hafeez.

People Emmanuel Macron's party set for big French election win
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron's party set for big French election win

He added that many candidates for other parties have already served multiple terms and "are disconnected to the reality of what we live on a day by day basis". Macron's "winning strategy". Like other senior politicians from established parties not connected with Macron's meteoric rise to power, Baroin also bemoaned the low turnout, which at around 49% was the lowest first round showing since the Fifth Republic was born in 1958.

People Finsbury Park suspect's family 'devastated for families of injured'
Author: 0 Finsbury Park suspect's family 'devastated for families of injured'

Police said all the victims were from the Muslim community and extra patrols would be deployed to reassure the public, especially those observing Ramadan. He has been taken to a hospital as a precaution. The attack occurred outside the Muslim Welfare House, a small mosque with about 200 congregants. Britain's terror alert level is at "severe", meaning security officials believe an attack is highly likely.

Author: 0 Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan

A spectacular bowling attack easily defended a solid total of 338, bowling out India inside of 31 overs for just 158. The way they turned things around, it was fantastic. No matter how many runs a Rohit Sharma or Shikhar Dhawan score, Virat Kohli remains the heart of India's batting. By the time Pandya was run out in the 27th over following a frightful mix-up, the match was as good as done and dusted.

People Trump offers assistance to United Kingdom after London Finsbury Park terror attack
Author: 0 Trump offers assistance to United Kingdom after London Finsbury Park terror attack

A van struck worshipers leaving a north London mosque early Monday morning, causing several casualties, local media reported . "Police say incident has all the "hallmarks" of a terrorist" incident. After being dragged from the van by an angry mob, he was protected by the Imam of the mosque, Mohammed Mahmoud, who ordered people not to attack him, but hand him over to the police.

Author: 0 Sena to announce its stand on NDA prez nominee tomorrow

Amid deliberations over NDA's presidential candidate, Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) president Amit Shah today met Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray amid tension between the alliance partners over several issues. With the Sena releasing how much the BJP's needs it for July's presidential polls, the saffron party is pushing the BJP for a hard bargain. The Sena chief also attacked the BJP leaders for frequently speculating about mid-term polls in Maharashtra.