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Most transgenders barred from serving in U.S. military; as per Trump's order Most transgenders barred from serving in U.S. military; as per Trump's order
- Марта 25, 2018

But it also largely gives the Pentagon the ability to make exceptions where it sees fit. Mr Trump's policy reversed the Pentagon's 2016 decision to allow transgender individuals to serve. "The court is not persuaded that defendants will be irreparably injured by allowing the accession of transgender individuals into the military beginning on January 1, 2018", she wrote. (more...)
Kim Agrees To Inter-Korean Talks Next Week Kim Agrees To Inter-Korean Talks Next Week
- Марта 25, 2018

Moon said negotiations were continuing ahead of the "historic talks" planned for next month with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. South Korea's Moon suggested on Wednesday that a three-way, high-level meeting between his country, North Korea and the US was a possibility. (more...)
Raj Babbar resigns as Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar resigns as Uttar Pradesh Congress chief
- Марта 24, 2018

Congress' election campaign in Uttar Pradesh had come under the scanner after its candidates under-performed during the bypolls for Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats. The senior leaders had been speaking of a possible generational shift and the proposed reforms in the organisational structure even before he took over as the party president. (more...)
Linking Congress to data scam diversionary tactics, says Rahul Linking Congress to data scam diversionary tactics, says Rahul
- Марта 24, 2018

After learning this, Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica and Kogan but it also came under scanner and started receiving criticism from various sectors. It is a fake agenda and white lie being dished out by Mr Prasad". On questions about reports that an Indian company, which was Cambridge Analytica's partner, might have worked for the BJP and its allies as well, Prasad insisted that his party never had any ties with the foreign company. (more...)
Minnesota officer charged with second-degree murder in Australian's death Minnesota officer charged with second-degree murder in Australian's death
- Марта 24, 2018

The case, which has drawn worldwide attention, presents challenges for both sides. WHAT HAPPENEDJustine Damond, left, and Mohamed Noor , right. Don Damond described the situation that got his fiancé shot: "It was Justine that called 911 on Saturday evening reporting what she believed was an active sexual assault occurring nearby", he told media outside his home. (more...)
Modi govt won't win 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Rahul Gandhi Modi govt won't win 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Rahul Gandhi
- Марта 24, 2018

He noted that common people had to stand in long queues to get an exchange for their hard earned money. "There is only a year left for his rule and I would like to tell party workers that the same kind of rule is going to continue and Modi is going to lose the next election", he said. (more...)
Uber and Careem Ride-Hailing Services Ordered to Cease Operations in Egypt Uber and Careem Ride-Hailing Services Ordered to Cease Operations in Egypt
- Марта 24, 2018

The two services had sparked protests by taxi drivers who complained that their drivers were not required to pay the hefty fees to operate transportation vehicles. Khaled al-Gammal, a lawyer acting for the taxi drivers, said the court suspended the two companies' licenses, banned their apps and suspended the use of private cars by the two ride-hailing services. (more...)
Kupwara enounter continues; 2 Army personnel, 2 policemen killed by militants Kupwara enounter continues; 2 Army personnel, 2 policemen killed by militants
- Марта 24, 2018

Five militants and five security forces, including three Armymen, were killed in the encounter that started on Tuesday afternoon at Kupwara's Halmatpora belt. He said fresh contact was established with militants this morning, adding two policemen and three Army jawans were injured in the exchange of fire. (more...)
In Persian New Year greeting, Trump hits Iran's self-serving 'rulers', 'hostile' IRGC In Persian New Year greeting, Trump hits Iran's self-serving 'rulers', 'hostile' IRGC
- Марта 24, 2018

Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, used his Nowruz messages to appeal to the Iranian people for better relations, and after brokering a nuclear deal with Tehran and global powers in 2015, to laud the diplomatic achievement. "I wanted to either break it or do something, and he felt a little bit differently". In fact, the most likely result of trying to get a nuclear deal with North Korea by demanding changes to the existing one with Iran is not two effective nuclear deals, but zero, along ... (more...)
Cindy Hyde-Smith says she is ready for the US Senate Cindy Hyde-Smith says she is ready for the US Senate
- Марта 24, 2018

Bryant's decision was not a surprise , and Hyde-Smith will run in November to fill out the rest of Cochran's Senate term, which is up in 2020. During her acceptance speech, Hyde-Smith already touted her close ties to the Trump administration and Washington D.C, saying she's been there already. (more...)
Trump Issues An Executive Order to Ban the Venezuelan Petro Trump Issues An Executive Order to Ban the Venezuelan Petro
- Марта 24, 2018

Maduro goes on to say that the sale of the Venezuelan Petro , backed by 5 billion barrels of the country's oil "will allow the country to break the ties of the (U.S.) dollar and will ... But Jimenez until recently had been agitating for the very same actions to punish Venezuela's leader for jailing his opponents and destroying the oil-rich economy. (more...)
Afghanistan: Dozens killed in ISIL attack near Kabul University Afghanistan: Dozens killed in ISIL attack near Kabul University
- Марта 22, 2018

Waheed Majroh, a spokesman for the ministry of public health, said 32 people were confirmed dead with more than 50 wounded being treated in hospitals in the city. Afghanistan's Shiite population has repeatedly been targeted by IS affiliates, who view the minority group as apostates of Islam. Afghan officials often give conflicting tolls in the wake of attacks. (more...)
Jeanne Ives Concedes Stunningly Close Illinois Primary Race to Bruce Rauner Jeanne Ives Concedes Stunningly Close Illinois Primary Race to Bruce Rauner
- Марта 22, 2018

In the Republican race for governor incumbent, Bruce Rauner survived a strong challenge from State Representative Jeanne Ives. Rauner carried the city and suburban Cook County, but the candidates were neck and neck in the collar counties, with DuPage County votes still outstanding. (more...)
Polk County students join National School Walkout Polk County students join National School Walkout
- Марта 22, 2018

The walkout started at 1:58 p.m., or 17 minutes before high school let out for the day, in remembrance of the 17 people gunned down at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida, on February 14. For some MCST students , including me, the memorial of the Parkland students was a bit more personal. Holcombe said she remembers being a teacher when the first efforts to respond to school violence were being developed. (more...)
Kenya signs landmark African Continental Free Trade Area pact Kenya signs landmark African Continental Free Trade Area pact
- Марта 22, 2018

The AfCFTA could create an African market of over 1.2 billion people with a GDP of 2.5 trillion USA dollars, the pan-African bloc said. The agreement also covers issues on non-tariff barriers, technical barriers to trade, customs procedures and a framework on transit issues between countries. (more...)
Egg hunt, fun run, more planned at County Park Egg hunt, fun run, more planned at County Park
- Марта 22, 2018

Be sure to show up at least 5 or 10 minutes before the eent as the egg hunt starts right at 2 p.m. The eggs will be hidden by members of the Sugar Maple and Sassafras 4-H clubs as part of their community projects. The Easter Bunny will be there, and parents are encouraged to bring cameras for photos. More than 10,000 eggs will be scattered across the four softball fields, with different ages hunting on different fields at different times. (more...)
March Madness 2018: Kansas State calls itself the underdog against UMBC March Madness 2018: Kansas State calls itself the underdog against UMBC
- Марта 22, 2018

On Friday, March 16, I was coming home from a dinner with friends and happened to see a tweet. "They are dark brown". The America East Conference champion Retrievers - who had lost by 44 points at Albany on January 21 - turned a 21-all tie into a second-half romp. (more...)
Opposition party set off tear gas in Kosovo Parliament Opposition party set off tear gas in Kosovo Parliament
- Марта 22, 2018

Lawmakers hope to qualify for membership into the European Union and the proposed land deal required by the union to give citizens the ability to travel freely between Kosovo and Montenegro, the Independent reported. The canisters were reportedly thrown by members of the Self-Determination Movement Party, known as "Vetevendosje", who say Kosovo, which was a part of the former Yugoslavia, loses 20,000 acres of its territory with the 2015 deal, though the previous government and worldwide ... (more...)
British officials compare Russia World Cup to Hitler's Olympics British officials compare Russia World Cup to Hitler's Olympics
- Марта 22, 2018

Speaking at a Foreign Affairs committee meeting in London , Johnson raised the issue of safety for 24,000 British soccer fans who have purchased tickets to the World Cup . "And part of this programme has involved producing and stockpiling quantities of Novichok", a statement said.Chizhov also appeared to suggest that Britain itself may have been the source of the chemical agent. (more...)
Expelled Russian diplomats fly out of London Expelled Russian diplomats fly out of London
- Марта 22, 2018

The Russian Foreign Ministry said it was giving the 23 British diplomats one week to leave the country. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is describing Russian claims that it is not responsible for the poisoning of a former spy as absurd, and says the United Kingdom has the full backing of its European partners. (more...)
Senate Intelligence Committee to Question Homeland Security Head Senate Intelligence Committee to Question Homeland Security Head
- Марта 22, 2018

The report reads that the major USA departments, including the Department of State and the Department of Defense, should engage with Washington's allies in order to forge new regulations in the sphere of global cybersecurity. Because states have overall authority over elections, however, the department can only vet and secure election systems in states that request that help. (more...)
Buhari despatches 3 ministers to Dapchi Buhari despatches 3 ministers to Dapchi
- Марта 22, 2018

The government said that 101 of the 110 girls taken from the north eastern town of Dapchi on February 19 has returned. Nigeria's information minister Lai Mohammed rejected suggestions that the government had paid a ransom for the girls' return. (more...)
Trump praises US military sales to Saudi, fetes crown prince Trump praises US military sales to Saudi, fetes crown prince
- Марта 22, 2018

Last spring, Trump returned from Saudi Arabia talking about a $110 billion arms deal that then-White House Spokesman Sean Spicer claimed would actually yield $350 billion in gains for the United States "over the next 10 years in defense cooperation from Saudi Arabia that will further enable Muslim troops to take on a greater role in fighting terrorism". (more...)
Trump ignored advisers' warnings and congratulated Putin Trump ignored advisers' warnings and congratulated Putin
- Марта 22, 2018

Another possible explanation is that Trump is digging in his heels because he sees any criticism of his approach to Russian Federation as bound up in the election meddling issue, that he has blasted as a hoax created to invalidate his shock White House victory. (more...)
Meadows Points WH National Security Team for Trump-Putin Leak Meadows Points WH National Security Team for Trump-Putin Leak
- Марта 22, 2018

Trump, enraged by leaks, pressed for compliance early previous year. The net for catching violations is wide, spanning "all nonpublic information I learn of or gain access to in the course of my official duties in the service of the United States Government on White House staff", including "communications.with members of the press" and "with employees of federal, state, and local governments", reported The Post . (more...)

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