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China denies BRICS cooperation is about 'forming clique'

Explaining the concept of "BRICKS Plus" expounded by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi , he said it meant that the BRICS countries should further enhance the interactions, dialogue and cooperation with other developing countries and emerging markets and make the cooperation among the BRICS countries better reflect the common positions and collective will of the developing countries.

Gov. Sandoval, Sen. Heller Discuss Senate Draft Health Care Bill

Hogan, a popular governor up for re-election next year, does not have direct influence over what is playing out in Washington and has largely avoided weighing in on national politics. "Still, I hope that our Senators, many of whom I know well, step back and measure what's really at stake, and consider that the rationale for action, on health care or any other issue, must be something more than simply undoing something that Democrats did".

Trump and Republicans don't want Nancy Pelosi to go

Following another special election loss for Democrats, Tucker Carlson hosted a Democrat tonight to debate if the party needs a new message and new leadership. That the Pelosi-bashing continued to hurt Democrats - already struggling to get their bearings after Trump's win in November - left some fuming after a morning meeting Wednesday.

IT Dept seizes "Benami assets" of Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti

The Income Tax Department on Tuesday seized some assets of Misa Bharti in connection with the Benami land scams worth Rs 1,000 crore. Both Bharti and her husband have skipped I-T summons in the past. The department will now move for confiscation of these assets after getting approval from the Adjudicating Authority of the Act. Sources said that two assets in Delhi and several other properties in Bihar have been attached after the department issued a provisional order under the Benami ...

Trump kicks Nancy Pelosi when she's down

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi faced her most serious challenge to her leadership post a year ago from Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, but she still emerged with support from two-thirds of the caucus. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, who was unsuccessful past year in trying to unseat Pelosi. The Georgia race in a purple district elicited out-of-state spending in excess of $23 million with total campaign expenditures reaching nearly $30 million.

Srinagar DySP Mohammed Ayub Pandith Stripped, Stoned To Death Outside Jamia Masjid

Echoing similar sentiments, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti warned the people of the state to not test the patience of the security forces, who use restrain in dealing with locals. Mehbooba said the officer had not gone to the mosque for personal work but was there to protect the lives of the people and fulfil his duty. "When people asked him to explain what he was doing there, he took out his pistol and fired at people, wounding three", a youth present outside the mosque ...

Bombing in southwest Pakistan kills at least 4, wounds 13

Political administrator of Parachinar, a city which borders Afghanistan, confirmed that 15 people were killed and at least 50 others injured. According to reports coming from the area, the first blast, a low intensity explosion, took place at Turi Market near Tall Adda around 5:30 pm when a large number of people were busy in routine shopping before leaving back for their villages.

At least 40 dead following three blasts in Pakistan

Early morning, at least 13 people ─ including seven policeman ─ lost their lives, while 19 others were injured in a suicide blast that shook Shuhada Chowk in Quetta's Gulistan Road area. There was no immediate explanation for the dual claims. More than 35 people and injured dozens in four separate bomb and gun attack in Pakistani cities on the last Friday of Ramadan, Islam's holiest month, as authorities cautioned the toll could rise.

Memorial for Muslim teen murdered in Virginia set on fire

Virginia law defines these crimes, in part, as attempts to intimidate or instill fear in people targeted for their race or religion. Detectives have not released exactly where Hassanen was killed, whether in Loudoun County or Fairfax County.

Donald Trump's top aide Kenneth Juster new United States envoy to India

While a confirmation of his appointment as ambassador to India will come after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the USA, the White House on Wednesday disclosed that Kenneth Juster, a top deputy to National Economic Council director Gary Cohn, will be nominated to the post in the next couple weeks.

Paul Pisasale locked up on assault, extortion charges

Mr Pisasale, 65, was arrested by Queensland's Crime and Corruption Commission and taken to the Brisbane watchhouse on Tuesday where he was formally charged. That file will remain sealed from public view and Pisasale was granted bail on the condition he not contact witnesses. "I'm confident the resilience of our dedicated workforce will continue to offer quality service to the people of Ipswich".

Scalise Was In 'Imminent Risk Of Death' After Shooting, Doctor Says

More than $1 million has been raised for charity through the Congressional Baseball Game, its host organization announced Thursday, a day after a shooting unfolded at the Republicans' practice for the game. When the president intoned three words he said have brought Americans together for generations - "Let's play ball" - cheers rang out. Bailey received a hero's welcome from a record crowd of almost 25,000 at Thursday's game when he threw out the first pitch, and Barth also showed up for ...

Paris Attacker Asked Family to See Him as Martyr

Police carry away the dead body of a man who rammed into a police convoy and detonated an explosive device on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris in Paris, France, Monday, June 19, 2017. Evidence shows he wanted to join ISIS forces in Syria and Iraq . The driver in the latest attack on one of the French capital's busiest shopping and tourist districts set off a fiery blast when he drove his auto into police patrolling the Champs-Elysee.

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Likely to Impact Flowserve Corporation (FLS) Share Price

PA increased its stake in shares of Flowserve Corporation by 12.8% in the fourth quarter. About shares traded. Flowserve Corp (NYSE: FLS ) has risen 9.35% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Monday, October 31. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, January 21 by Citigroup. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2016 Q4.

Envoy Angelina Jolie urges better treatment of refugees

According to a post on the UNHCR website , all of the young girls in the Heshima Kenya Safe House were separated from their families and nearly all of them have fled their countries due to "extreme violence". The UNHCR says Kenya hosts some 491,000 refugees, of which 101,713 are from South Sudan, which the United Nations has said is the world's fastest growing refugee crisis.

Jeh Johnson testimony proves no collusion with Russian Federation

Special counsel Robert Mueller is conducting an inquiry into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump thinks the hacking that occurred during the 2016 election "probably was Russian Federation", a White House spokeswoman said Thursday, days after White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters he didn't know if Trump believed the hacking was carried out by Russian Federation.

GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

Much of the architecture of the House's American Health Care Act has been left intact. Sen. Johnson is among a small group of Republican senators who announced their opposition to the bill after it was made public Thursday. The Senate bill, like the House bill, looks to undercut the Medicaid program in the following way: the current model, which is an open-ended commitment to states to pay most Medicaid enrollee's bills, would become a per capita cap system.

Learning From the Georgia Special Congressional Election

Other Democrats were more blunt. I hope Mr. Ossoff runs again in 2018, and I hope Democrats all over the country take heart and dig in. "We do see shifts, fairly large shifts, in some areas, from Republican to Democrat, within the 6th District and that's going to mean a lot with specific House races coming up in '18", he said .

North Korea: Warmbier's death a 'mystery to us'

The North Korean foreign ministry said that Warmbier was a "victim.of strategic patience", the policy followed by Barack Obama's White House , which sought to avoid ramping up tensions with the Communist state. "The smear campaign against [North Korea] staged in the USA compels us to make firm determination that humanitarianism and benevolence for the enemy are a taboo and we should further sharpen the blade of law".

Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill

McConnell is pushing for a vote two or three days after that. McConnell says he wants a vote on this bill before the Fourth of July, but he won't get any support from Democrats who have been shut out of the process. "It does not keep our promises to the American people". Of the four conservatives, Paul has always been seen as the least likely to end up voting for the bill.

At least 50 killed in Pakistan bombings

The first explosion took place in the city's busiest Turi market, where local residents were engaged in shopping for upcoming Muslim Eid festival, Wazir said, adding the other blast took place at the same spot shortly after the rescue operation was in progress.

Health Insurers Concerned by 'Dramatic' Medicaid Cuts in Bill

Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug addiction efforts. While McConnell's bill curtails the program at a slower rate than the House version, it ultimately cuts deeper, which has prompted senators whose states expanded Medicaid to raise red flags.

US Department of Justice improves efforts to fight crime locally

That pace would lead to 140 for the year, which would be the most in the city since the number of murders eclipsed 150 in the early 1990s. Other jurisdictions could be targeted later for the program. The other cities that have been selected are Birmingham, Alabama; Indianapolis, Indiana; Memphis, Tennessee; Jackson, Tennessee; Toledo, Ohio; Cincinnati, Ohio; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Buffalo, New York; Houston, Texas; Lansing, Michigan; and Springfield, Illinois.

DC police say 2 arrests made in Turkish embassy melee case

USA officials and lawmakers from both parties have condemned the Turkish government for the melee. Erkan was also charged on Thursday. In a blistering speech at an Iftar dinner event on Thursday, Erdogan questioned the legality of the charges and claimed that his bodyguards were protecting him from physical harm.

Sen. Portman: Student held by North Korea was 'amazing young man'

Warmbier, 22, was arrested while visiting the reclusive country as a tourist. South Korea's unification ministry said that the global community has sent a concerted call for the North to stop the development of its nuclear and missile programs.

Thousands of mourners bid farewell to Warmbier

The missile is considered a key part of a so-called "kill chain" pre-emptive strike capability South Korea is pursuing to cope with the North's growing nuclear and missile threat. North Korea has called the USA president a "psychopath" - a criticism some have levelled at the leader in Pyongyang. "One thing to keep in mind is that he did just have a long flight from North Korea to the U.S.", he said.

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North Korea warns against following 'psychopath' Trump

It's unclear how he came to be in that state. Tillerson said the U.S. and Chinese officials had agreed that companies from both nations should not do business with any UN-designated North Korean entities. He was held for almost a year-and-a-half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma last week. Bagpipes blared after the service as Warmbier's casket was carried out of the building toward a waiting hearse, followed by a long line of mourners.

ISIL chief Al-Baghdadi reportedly killed in Russian air strike: Defence Ministry

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a targeted airstrike near Raqqa last month, according to Russian defence. The ministry also noted that the American side was notified in advance through interaction channels about the time and place of the Russian airstrike.

Toilet charity gets Indian village to take on Trump name

Numerous 400 villagers said they had no idea who Trump is. The two leaders will make a brief statement to the media and the talks will be followed by a joint statement but they will not take questions from the media, the official said, asking that not too much should be read into it and that is what the two leaders preferred.

Senate Passes Russia Sanctions Amendment

The agreement would also establish a process for Congress to review any attempt by Donald Trump to relax, suspend or terminate the sanctions. It also imposes new sanctions in a number of categories, including those "conducting malicious cyber activity on behalf of the Russian government" and "supplying weapons to the Assad regime".

The Senate's health care bill

That would likely be fine for healthy consumers who don't go to the doctor much. That means Republicans can only afford two defections for the legislation to pass. The Senate health care bill released Thursday closely mirrors what the House narrowly approved in May. In closed-door sessions this week, Republican senators from states hardest hit by the current drug crisis tried to soften those deep Medicaid cuts by advocating for a separate funding stream of $45 billion over 10 years for ...

Mayor: 100 Dead in Central African Republic Town

Although the unrest has long pitted Christian anti-Balaka militias against mainly Muslim ex-Seleka rebels, there have been growing splits within the various armed groups that have turned deadly. Some of the former Seleka groups have fought hard to control territory. - Nobel for failed peace? "If there was a Nobel prize for hopeless peace agreements, Central Africa would definitely win", said Djamil Babanani, spokesman for the FPRC.

Pizzagate Gunman Sentenced To Four Years Behind Bars

District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson said during the sentencing hearing that the incident, "literally left psychological wreckage". Welch received four years for a federal charge of interstate transportation of a firearm and ammunition and two years for a District of Columbia charge of assault with a unsafe weapon, to be served concurrently.

PM Modi condoles death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl

Germany's longest serving post-war leader Helmut Kohl (right), shown here with Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev , has died. He died at home today in Ludwigshafen in the south-west of Germany. In the early 80s, Kohl was considered understated and was underestimated often. FILE - The June 20, 1997 file photo shows President Clinton welcomes German Chancellor Helmut Kohl prior to a formal dinner for the leading dignitaries of the Summit of the Eight at the University of ...

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