Congress says all is well in Bihar alliance

He also rejected rumours about him being a PM face for Opposition in 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday clarified that he will not be the Opposition's prime ministerial candidate for the 2019 polls, deeming himself ineligible for the post.

Israeli ex-premier freed from jail after parole in graft case

Israel's Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert left prison on Sunday morning after serving 16.5 months of his 27-month sentence for fraud and bribery, Haaretz reports. In a video message released just before he began his sentence, Olmert, a debonair man reputed to have a taste for fine cigars, maintained his innocence.

China's Military Challenges US by Expanding Island Bases, Report Finds

The worldwide standard is that territorial waters extend 12 miles from a shoreline. The US had been talking to China about trying to curb North Korea's nuclear development, but Trump tweeted that effort had failed last month. Washington has criticized China's build-up of military facilities on the artificial islands and is concerned they could be used to restrict free movement through the South China Sea.

NJ government shuts down over budget gridlock

Referring to the shutdown as "Gov. Christie's Hostage Crisis Day One", Prieto said he has made compromises that led to the budget now before the Legislature. Christie wants a bill requiring Horizon to develop a plan for allocating its "excess" surplus to help pay for drug treatment and other care of the poor and uninsured.

The president Trump insult again a host of MSNBC on Twitter

In their op-ed, Scarborough and Brzezinski, who have had a long relationship with Mr. Trump , denied that this had happened. "We ignored their desperate pleas", the two claimed. He also accused her of "bleeding badly from a face-lift" on a past occasion when he encountered her. Trump responded to Scarborough in a tweet Friday morning, saying: "He called me to stop a National Enquirer article".

Champaign man arrest, charged with kidnapping missing University of IL scholar

Investigators with the Federal Bureau of Investigation think the student, Yingying Zhang , 26, is probably dead, a news release from the attorney's office said. University of Illinois Chancellor Robert Jones said that the entire campus community is saddened by the news. Investigators later determined the auto in the video had a sunroof and cracked hubcap, like Christensen's vehicle, the affidavit states.

India launches new economic era with sales tax reform

It is a co-incidence that the Gita has 18 chapters and after 18 meetings, GST became a reality, he said . GST Roll Out in India: Who said what on India's new tax reform? He also said that the GST will bring a transparent and fair system that will prevent black money and corruption and promotes new governance culture.

Germany Warns Erdogan Bodyguards not to Attend G20

Germany will deny permission for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address Turks at a rally when he visits for the upcoming Group of 20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany's foreign minister said Thursday. "Especially the approach of a person, who held the Presidency of the European Parliament, to restrict the freedom of assembly and freedom of expression once again reveals the real face of the mentality we face and the double standard.", said the spokesperson, referring to Schulz.

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent charged with lying about shooting of OR occupier

Department of Justice stepped in and investigated one of their own and said , "You can't obstruct justice, you're not above the law" sends a very positive message, '" said attorney Brian Claypool, according to The Oregonian . One Medford, Ore., man, John Martin Roos, 62, was convicted in November of possessing pipe bombs and posting online threats to kill President Obama and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents after telling investigators that he was upset about Finicum's death.

Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi to marry Antonella Roccuzzo

But who is Antonella and how did she get to know the five-time Ballon d'Or victor? We don't know why but Messi had probably planned that once he turns 30, he will tie the knot. The wedding will be held at the City Center Rosario complex and the Pullman Hotel, which will be shut for general public during the wedding. According to Argentine newspaper La Nacion , Messi, not one for the limelight, has opted for a wedding day with only his nearest and dearest invited while only four of his ...

Timberwolves Still Looking Trade Guard Ricky Rubio

Butler politely encouraged the haters to call him with complaints. Still, Butler averaged 23.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game. "I got calls from Arkansas, Florida, New York City, and all over the country". Here's hoping Jimmy Butler has an unlimited data plan. With Wiggins and Towns having quality seasons a year ago for the club, a proven two-way star is exactly what they need to get on the path to the playoffs, and with the addition of Patton they now have a promising ...

Two Former Press Secretaries Have Some Advice For Sean Spicer

Common Cause said the White House has had only five on-camera briefings so far in June, with the rest off camera and with delayed audio. "Look at the number of questions that get asked over and over again just so a reporter can get a clip of themselves saying something or yelling at someone".

Trump, Obama both to blame for Russian Federation hacking: diplomat

Two former officials tell the Guardian that Trump has asked National Security Council staff for "deliverables" he can bring to Putin during their meeting. Trump has staunchly denied that he had any contacts with Russian Federation during his campaign. The U.S. -Russian relationship deteriorated during Obama's eight years in office and Trump frequently said that he was hopeful of improving American ties with Russia.

US Targets Chinese Bank to Ramp Up Pressure on North Korea

Among them, the most notable is severing US financial ties with China's Bank of Dandong, which the Trump administration has claimed acts as a pipeline to support alleged illicit North Korean financial activity. President Donald Trump is growing increasingly frustrated with China over its inaction on North Korea and bilateral trade issues. At least I know China tried!' Trump tweeted on June 20.

Iraqis fight house to house for costly victory in Mosul

That would bring to an end half of the Islamic State self-declared caliphate in 2014, although Islamic State continues to hold positions in Syria. The US-led coalition of 69 members is conducting airstrikes, ground-based and rocket-propelled artillery fire against the Daesh in Syria and Iraq.

Fridge-freezer maker offers condolences in tower fire

He said: "Preliminary tests show the insulation samples collected from Grenfell tower combusted soon after the test started". The massive fire broke out early in the morning on June 14 and spread quickly through the 24-story apartment building.

Colombia FARC rebels complete disarmament

The move carried out by Colombia's biggest rebel group under a 2016 peace accord brings Latin America's oldest civil conflict close to a complete end. The conflict drew in leftist guerrillas, right-wing paramilitary groups and state forces. President Santos is now trying to strike a similar deal with the National Liberation Army (ELN ), Colombia's second-largest left-wing rebel group.

South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North

In addition to developing its own missiles, South Korea is now protected from a North Korean missile strike by a U.S. THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missile battery, which was brought into the country in March and deployed in the southeast.

Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

As part of his three-nation tour, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now in the United States to meet Trump. Modi , in his reply to Trump, thanked him for the "warm personal welcome" and said he was "greatly" looking forward to the meeting .

Controversial Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak is leaving the US

Kushner and Flynn had met with Kislyak during the transition in December, with the Washington Post reporting that Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law, had suggested setting up a secret back channel between the transition team and the Kremlin, using Russia's diplomatic facilities in order to escape US government eavesdropping.