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Horrifying! 11 members of a family found hanging in Delhi

Horrifying! 11 members of a family found hanging in Delhi Detectives are now probing whether the family died by suicide or were killed, he said. "The last, a 75-year-old female, was dead on the floor", a Delhi police official told AFP . Law enforcers have cordoned off the area. Police is yet to give out further details of the case. No suicide note has been found, Mr Kumar said. Special police teams swung into action and scanning CCTV footage available... [Full Article...]

Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand calls for the elimination of ICE

Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand calls for the elimination of ICE Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who defeated longtime Democrat Rep. Fueling its sudden ascent have been a series of recent shocks to the system. But there is dissent now in the Democratic ranks. "What we've been saying is ICE has become a rogue agency". Unlike the Occupy Wall Street movement against economic inequality, these protesters are targeting one government agency, Immig... [Full Article...]

President Trump and Sen. Heitkamp meet at White House

President Trump and Sen. Heitkamp meet at White House And the president wasted no time in painting North Dakota's junior senator, Democrat Heidi Heitkamp , as an automatic "no" vote on any nominee he picks to replace the "swing vote" justice. In doing so he took a narrative crafted by incumbent Senator Heidi Heitkamp, one which supposed that the President likes her more, and threw it in the trash . [Full Article...]

Rep. Pramila Jayapal arrested at Washington DC protest

Rep. Pramila Jayapal arrested at Washington DC protest The rally was organized by the Women's March and the Center for Popular Democracy. Before arriving at Capitol Hill, the protesters marched down Pennsylvania Avenue, pausing to chant "Shame!" The protesters, mostly women dressed in white, sat on the Hart Senate Office Building's marbled floors and wrapped themselves in metallic silver blankets similar to those given to migrant children separ... [Full Article...]

Justice Kennedy retiring; President Trump gets 2nd Supreme Court pick

Justice Kennedy retiring; President Trump gets 2nd Supreme Court pick Lower courts had blocked the travel ban announced in September, as well as two prior versions, in legal challenges brought by the state of Hawaii and others. Trump already has left an imprint on the court, restoring its 5-4 conservative majority with the appointment of Justice Neil Gorsuch a year ago after the president's fellow Republicans in the Senate in 2016 refused to consider Democrati... [Full Article...]

New Zealand leader to spend 3rd night in hospital with baby

New Zealand leader to spend 3rd night in hospital with baby They announced today the baby's name: Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford . In 1990, Bhutto was the first head of government to give birth while in office. "The baby was looking up at Jacinda and it looked like she was in awe of her and I couldn't get over how alert it was just after being born", she said. [Full Article...]

Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon'

Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon' Kushner's direct appeal to the Palestinians - through an interview with the Palestinian Al-Quds newspaper published on Sunday - drew sharp criticism from several senior Palestinian officials. The Duke of Cambridge is scheduled to meet both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas . Medical sources at the Indonesian Hospital in Beit Lahia, in ... [Full Article...]

U.S. to give North Korea post-summit timeline with 'asks' soon

U.S. to give North Korea post-summit timeline with 'asks' soon The 1950-53 Korean War, and the devastation the country suffered at the hands of the United States and its allies, remain a major part of every North Korean's education. "If we can't do that, if it turns out that there is no capacity to deliver the outcome that both presidents said they wanted, yeah, we reassess", he said. [Full Article...]

Al Hamad Laps Track In Saudi Arabia As Female Driving Ban Lifts

Al Hamad Laps Track In Saudi Arabia As Female Driving Ban Lifts The government recently began allowing women to sell cars as well. Unrelated men and women are increasingly allowed to enter family sections of restaurants together. I'm proud of my country for lifting the ban and for showing us that it's our time now. She's eager to learn how to drive so she can test-drive the Ford Explorer and Edge she's been selling to customers, but her husband is te... [Full Article...]

Turkey election: Polls close as Erdogan seeks second term

Turkey election: Polls close as Erdogan seeks second term However the opposition raised doubts about the accuracy and reliability of the figures released by state-run Anadolu news agency, the sole distributor of the official vote tally. Over 56 million eligible voters were for the first time casting ballots in both elections, with Erdogan looking for a first round knockout and an overall majority for his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) to exte... [Full Article...]

North Korea ‘already starting’ denuclearization, says Donald Trump

North Korea ‘already starting’ denuclearization, says Donald Trump With Xi standing behind him, Kim could also believe that he would have a stronger negotiating position vis-a-vis the US. There had been contact with North Korean officials since the summit, the US State Department said . The two allies announced Monday the suspension of the Freedom Guardian drill slated for August in line with Trump's push for alleviating military pressure against the North. [Full Article...]

Suspect in rapper's slaying held without bond

Suspect in rapper's slaying held without bond South Florida rapper XXXTentacion was leaving a motorcycle dealership when an SUV blocked his sports vehicle and two masked gunmen jumped out and fired multiple times, killing him, according to court documents released Friday. The 20-year-old rapper was gunned down in broad daylight Monday afternoon outside a Deerfield Beach business . Authorities said the rapper was ambushed by two sus... [Full Article...]

French Priest captured slapping a crying baby across the face during baptism

French Priest captured slapping a crying baby across the face during baptism Twitter users have been taking to the social media platform in droves to weigh in on the horrifying moment, with many tweeting that they would have knocked the priest out. The baby can be seen crying as the family hands him over to the priest. He grows frustrated and slaps the baby in his face. "I was trying to calm him down; I didn't really know what to do". [Full Article...]

Will sign 'something' to keep families together

Will sign 'something' to keep families together Harris also noted that the executive order does not say anything about reuniting the more than 2,000 children who have been separated from the parents as part of the policy. "We have record-setting numbers in every way economically, but we want to solve this immigration problem, which is going on for four years more ". The number of children separated from their parents and sent to HHS has in... [Full Article...]

Trump's Executive Order Misspells (and Ends) Family Separation Policy

Trump's Executive Order Misspells (and Ends) Family Separation Policy Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) now separates most families when they are apprehended for illegal border crossing, Reid notes. Die-hard supporters of Donald Trump say they remain steadfast despite an uproar over his "zero-tolerance" policy on illegal immigration that led to the separation of some children from families. [Full Article...]

Trump, GOP debate immigration fix

Trump, GOP debate immigration fix Trump last week upended Republican efforts to negotiate the compromise bill, saying he would not support it. Hours after throwing the House GOP caucus into turmoil, the White House issued a statement saying, in effect, that the president had been confused. [Full Article...]

Here’s why Donald Trump is on the cover of TIME Magazine again

Here’s why Donald Trump is on the cover of TIME Magazine again The issue carries the simple coverline, " Welcome to America ". Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. [Full Article...]

Don't tie our hands, says United Kingdom govt, as Brexit debate begins

Don't tie our hands, says United Kingdom govt, as Brexit debate begins The Bill is now at the stage known as "ping pong". Conservative rebels, Labour, the SNP and the Lib Dems hailed the departure as a "principled" stand. Mr Rees-Mogg told Newsnight that the concessions sought by Tories including Dominic Grieve would "gum up" negotiations with the EU. Last night Mrs May delivered a direct warning to backbench Tory MPs that any defeats would encourage Brussels to ... [Full Article...]

India takes direct control in Kashmir after alliance ends

India takes direct control in Kashmir after alliance ends BJP stalwart Syama Prasad Mookerjee, who had come to Srinagar to support the agitation the next summer, died in a camp on June 23, 1953. Praja Parishad Movement in Jammu and Kashmir will be released. The state flag continues to be hoisted, but issuing circular and later withdrawing it was a symptom of disharmony between the ruling partners. Immediately after the BJP pulled out of the governm... [Full Article...]

Sara Netanyahu charged for fraudulently spending $100K of state funds on meals

Sara Netanyahu charged for fraudulently spending $100K of state funds on meals Although the prime minister is not implicated in this case, the charges against his wife could have far-reaching consequences for his political standing and appear likely to damage his public image. There's no indication the allegations against the prime minister or his wife are having an impact on voters. Her husband is also the subject of several corruption investigations which have caused a s... [Full Article...]


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