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Mamata Banerjee asks Rajnath Singh to amend NRC or bring new bill

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All opportunities will be given to all claimants to establish their eligibility. They settled in Assam , which borders the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan to the north and Bangladesh to the south and is home to several rebel groups. Every resident's papers and antecedents have been checked. "This is a draft and not the final list", he told reporters here. Citizens getting their documents verified at the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Read More »

North Korea developing new missiles: WP

North Korea's intention was to deceive the U.S.by misconstruing the number of warheads as well as research facilities they have, while claiming they have fully denuclearized, the Post reported , citing intelligence. The revelations come just weeks after Trump said North Korea was no long a "nuclear threat". Trump declared soon after his summit with Kim that North Korea no longer posed nuclear threats, but Pyongyang has offered no details on its plan to denuclearize and subsequent ... Read More »

Iranian Officials Rebuff Trump Meeting Offer

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Nevertheless, what is the most likely US policy towards Iran in the wake of President Trump's tweet that if Iran's leaders threaten the United States they will "suffer consequences the likes of which few in history have ever suffered before?" Three months ago, the USA abandoned the Iran nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action , or JCPOA) and imposed sanctions on the state. Read More »

Police fatally shoot armed homeowner who killed intruder

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Police said that a child injured by the intruder was brought to the hospital. Police say "a very chaotic and violent scene" greeted officers who were called to an Aurora, Colo ., home over reports of a home invasion early Monday-and amid that chaos, a man who lived in the home was shot and killed by an officer. Read More »

Airline reports plane accident in Durango, Mexico

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According to reports, Mexico's transport minister said 97 passengers and four crew members were on the flight. She and her daughter escaped from a hole in the fuselage as the aircraft filled up with smoke and flames, she said. "Many managed to leave the plane on foot", Cardoza said. It made an emergency landing about six miles (10km) from Durango City airport. The airline said it is working to verify any information and obtain more details. Read More »

DeSantis Teaches His Kids The ABCs of Trump in New Ad

By noon on Tuesday, several hundred people had already lined up for the event, some waiting for 24 hours or more . "I'll go six or seven days a week when we're 60 days out, and I will be campaigning for all of these great people that do have a hard race, and we think we're going to bring them over the line", Trump told Hannity. Read More »

Facebook identifies political influence campaign ahead of USA midterms

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The most followed Facebook pages had names such as " Aztlan Warriors ", "Black Elevation", "Mindful Being", and " Resisters ". The Facebook event "No Unite the Right 2 - DC" was ostensibly a counter protest to white supremacist Jason Kessler's Unite the Right 2 march scheduled for August 11 in Charlottesville. Read More »

Trump questions 3-D gun sales as U.S. states sue

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The State Department reversed course in late June, agreeing to allow Wilson to resume posting the blueprints. Twenty-one state attorneys general sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Attorney General Jeff Sessions Monday, urging the government to withdraw from the settlement. Read More »

Donald Trump hails Italy's migration crackdown as Giuseppe Conte visits Washington

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Trump also said he would be willing to meet with Iran's leaders "anytime they want, no preconditions". 'As far as a pipeline is concerned, I'd like to see a competing pipeline, so Mr. "I believe in meeting". "And frankly he is doing the right thing in my opinion". The US and Italian governments don't see eye to eye on sanctions against Russian Federation, and Conte confirmed that Italy's position was "not changing". Read More »

Jury chosen in trial of former Trump campaign chief Manafort

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Earlier in the day, prosecutors and defense attorneys selected a 12-member jury to weigh Manafort's fate. Adding to the intrigue is the expected spectacle of Manafort's deputy, Rick Gates, testifying against him after cutting a plea deal with prosecutors, and the speculation that Manafort, who faces charges in two different courts and decades in prison if convicted, may be holding out for a pardon from Trump. Read More »

Assam: NRC final draft out; 4 million applicants find their names missing

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Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won control of Assam in 2016 after promising to expel illegal immigrants from mainly Muslim Bangladesh and protect the rights of indigenous groups. "From August 7, when people come to inquire why their names are not there, we will tell them". "I will try and meet the home minister". But this was postponed to July 30 because the massive exercise could not be completed in time. Read More »

British lawmakers urge tougher rules for Facebook, Twitter

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She signaled her unease a year ago, accusing Russian Federation of meddling in elections and planting fake news to sow discord in the West. Earlier this year, the committee's chair Damian Collins criticised the site for allegedly failing to provide transparency on topics as varied as Russian political ads bought in the United Kingdom, how much money it generates in Myanmar even as it is accused of fuelling genocide there , and who made the call to leave users in the dark on the ... Read More »

Federal lawsuit seeks damages in Missouri duck boat sinking

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Of the 31 tourists on board the vessel, 17 drowned when the boat sank during a storm on Table Rock Lake near Branson. The lawsuit names Ride the Ducks International, Ripley Entertainment Inc. The investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board is still underway and no conclusions have been reached. The lawsuit also raises questions about why passengers were not wearing life vests. Read More »

Mendocino Complex Fires Threatening Thousands Of Homes

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Mendocino County's Director of Fire Recovery Tammy Moss Chandler said that 15 people have checked into the Mendocino College evacuation center since this morning and more are expected later tonight, although they don't know how many. The county has been holding planning meetings this evening with Cal Fire to work on logistics for the next burn period. Another 1,000 people have been displaced in neighboring Mendocino County. Read More »

Koch Group Declines to Back Republican Cramer in North Dakota Senate Race

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President Trump , left, blasted Charles Koch, right, and David Koch, as a "total joke" after the billionaire duo planned not to back North Dakota GOP Senate candidate Kevin Cramer . Scott is seeking to defeat Democratic Sen. The Koch network is backing GOP Senate candidates in Wisconsin, Missouri, Tennessee and Florida. Republicans have a narrow majority in the Senate, raising the stakes on individual races as Democrats push hard to make a "blue wave" a reality. Read More »

Trump said U.S. sanctions on Russian Federation will remain in place and unchanged

After years of Italy living in the political shadow of its larger European neighbors, Conte seized on a White House visit to boost his country's profile - and his own. Salvini stole some of the attention on the eve of the White House meeting by posting a controversial message on Facebook - "many enemies, much honor" - that echoed a well-known saying by Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini on the anniversary of the latter's birthday. Read More »

Trump says willing to meet with Iran leaders 'any time'

I believe in meeting", Trump answered, appearing at a joint news conference with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at the White House . President Trump emphasized his desire to work out a better deal to ensure Iran never gets hold of a nuclear weapon. Read More »

North Korea building new missiles, United States spies claim

Vehicles seen entering and leaving the facility on the outskirts of Pyongyang are similar to those used when the Hwasong-15, capable of reaching the United States, was last developed. "We have not been taken for a ride", he said. But some experts remain skeptical, claiming that Kim had already conveyed his true intentions during his annual New Year's speech in January. Read More »

Giuliani Abandons Certainty That Trump Didn't Know About Trump Tower Meeting

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Prior to the CNN interview , Giuliani told "Fox & Friends" Monday morning that he has "been sitting here looking in the federal code trying to find collusion as a crime". The former mayor of New York City said it would take more analysis to say whether Judge Kavanaugh is accurate. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators into the Trump campaign has indicted several Russian nationals and five American Trump associates on charges including Manafort, whose trial ... Read More »

Ex-Adelaide archbishop back to the 'ranks'

Multiple politicians, including Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull , had called for Archbishop Wilson to resign. "I welcome Philip Wilson's resignation as Archbishop of Adelaide today which belatedly recognises the many calls, including my own, for him to resign". Read More »

North Korea Might Be Working On New ICBMs

The evidence obtained this month is the latest to suggest ongoing activity in North Korea's nuclear and missile facilities despite talks with the United States and a June summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump . Read More »

Family of victims killed in duck boat capsizing sues for $100 million

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The lawsuit cites several deaths related to duck boat tragedies, including the 1999 sinking of a duck boat on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, where 13 people drowned. The driver lowered both the port and starboard clear plastic side curtains. According to the lawsuit, in August 2017, an inspector warned Ride the Ducks - the previous owner of the Branson duck boats - that "the risky design of their Duck Boats put their vessels at risk of sinking". Read More »

3D-printed guns: 21 states ask government for an emergency ban

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In 2013, Cody Wilson, owner of Defense Distributed, debuted the world's first 3D-printed gun. Ferguson, who said he has filed 32 lawsuits against the Trump Administration, said that the lawsuit would also argue that the Trump Administration violated the Administrative Procedure Act, which governs how the government creates public policy. Read More »

California fire: Deadly blazes continues to grow

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Two people have been arrested on suspicion of looting homes that were evacuated due to the Carr fire in northern California , which has killed six people. "We got terrible news". They say the blazes are threatening more than 350 buildings. Governor Jerry Brown requested emergency federal assistance to prevent an "imminent catastrophe" as Shasta County tried to find supplies and water for evacuated residents and care for horses and cattle rescued from ranches and farms. Read More »

Tropical storm hits Japan, heads for hard-hit western region

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Typhoon Jongdari, a name submitted by North Korea, passed over waters southwest of Tokyo around 9 a.m. and is moving northwest at a speed of 37 kilometers per hour. The typhoon has also disrupted electricity services in Tokyo and surrounding prefectures, including Chiba, Kanagawa and Tochigi. "We strongly urge residents to take action before the typhoon hits the region", city official Masaharu Kataoka said. Read More »

France shocked by video of woman being slapped by harasser

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After exchanging insults, the man walked towards her and was captured striking her on the cafe's video. It was then that the man slapped her around the face, leaving her with swelling around the cheek bones. "After the attack, I came back and the witnesses were very supportive, please don't lynch them". Commenting on the video, the French equalities minister, Marlène Schiappa said she was "outraged ... Read More »

Trump Offers Iran Olive Branch Days After Threatening Tweet

Mr Trump, speaking at a news conference with visiting Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte, said: "I would certainly meet with Iran if they wanted to meet". "No preconditons. They want to meet?" Iran has not, as yet, responded to Trump's comments. Those sanctions are now set to be reimposed in November, causing more than 50 global firms to exit the Iranian market, according to State Department policy and planning director Brian Hook. Read More »

Sen. Rand Paul Endorses Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

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After meeting Judge Kavanaugh and reviewing his record, I have chose to support his nomination. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh (center), President Donald Trump's choice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, had private meetings with Republican Sen. Read More »

Splash-Happy Van Driver Busted Tormenting Pedestrians

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But then the auto in front, which was recording the van, begins to move and captures the van driver making a sudden turn toward a puddle as two people with umbrellas prepare to cross an intersection. The driver has not been named, according to CTV News, and police won't file any charges . Black & McDonald, the firm he was working for and whose van he was driving, didn't waste any time in firing him, as they say in a statement to the official Facebook page . Read More »

Ruth Bader Ginsburg hopes for five more years on the Supreme Court

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The elderly justice made the remarks after seeing a play in NY about Justice Antonin Scalia , titled " The Originalist ". Ginsburg also rejected the idea that term limits could be imposed on the Supreme Court. "We hold our offices during good behavior..." "Courts never lead a social change", she added. Earlier this year, during an appearance in Washington, she noted that many people have asked when she intends to step down. Read More »

Minority groups in China facing repression, says Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

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In his opening speech, US Vice President Mike Pence stated that ensuring religious freedom is one of the core priorities of the Trump Administration , as well as an essential focus area of the US state policy. Richard PompeoPompeo issues declaration calling for world governments to prioritize religious freedom Corker: Pompeo "did not endear himself" to senators at testy hearing The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE rolled out a document on Thursday urging governments around the world to ... Read More »

U.S. cops not charged over fatal shooting of black man in Minneapolis

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Some witnesses had disputed that Blevins was armed. Protesters interrupted a news conference at which Freeman was scheduled to announce a charging decision. Both officers are on leave. Editor's note: Links to the videos are available on the city of Minneapolis website . "The decision to use deadly force against Mr. Read More »

Trump claims 'business relationship' with Mueller

Earlier this month, it emerged that Trump's lawyers were setting conditions for a Mueller interview - namely, that they want him to produce evidence that Trump has committed a crime before they agree for the president to be questioned. And he did it on both shows. Giuliani added that he had said Trump wasn't in the room for that meeting because there were in fact two different meetings. Read More »

Pope Strips Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s Title After Sex Abuse Allegations

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Theodore McCarrick , as well as the pope's order that he spend his time in prayer and penance until the canonical investigation of his conduct is finalized. In the weeks that followed the announcement, another man came forward claiming he was abused as a child by Cardinal McCarrick and several former seminarians have spoken out about being sexually harassed by the cardinal at a beach house he had. Read More »

Giuliani says Trump could soon decide on Mueller interview

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If Rick Gates (Paul Manafort's deputy) was there, we could find out, because he's now cooperating with the Mueller investigation. "Collusion is not a crime". It was not immediately clear what the President meant when he claimed there were conflicts of interests involving Mueller. Anthony Scaramucci said Sunday he accepts President Donald Trump "at his word" that he didn't know beforehand about a meeting between his oldest son and Russians promising dirt on campaign rival Hillary Clinton, ... Read More »

University of Kentucky Student TeNiya Elnora Jones Disappears After Israel Swim

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According to the Times of Israel , the body was found early Monday morning near the site where TeNiya Jones was swimming in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday night with two other students. "She's a decent swimmer", Thomas-Mora said before her daughter's body was found. The mother of Jones, Tosha Thomas-Mora, exchanged texts with her daughter at 10:30 p.m. Read More »

CCTV shows man attack Paris woman who challenged his sexist insults

He approaches her and without warning hits 22-year-old architecture student Marie Laguerre with a blow so violent she stumbles and falls against the glass barrier of the cafe terrace. "It's truly an enormous problem". Police are investigating the attack on Ms Laguerre but the man has yet to be traced. It has also boosted the French government attempts to outlaw sexual harassment on the country's streets and public transport. Read More »

Grace Mugabe's diplomatic immunity ruling set aside

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The case stems from an incident at a Sandton hotel where Grace Mugabe allegedly assaulted South African model Gabriella Engels after finding her in the company of Mugabe's sons Robert Jr and Chatunga Bellarmine. Spies said if the NPA failed to take action, Afriforum would start proceedings against Mrs Mugabe. "There is nothing in either South African or worldwide law which renders her deserving of diplomatic immunity". Read More »

Egypt seeks death sentence for 75

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The defendants, which included members of the Muslim Brotherhood, were arrested and tried for participating in a sit-in at Rabaa al-Adawiya and al-Nahda squares in Cairo , to protest the removal of Morsy, a former Brotherhood leader and the country's first democratically elected president. Read More »