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Maneka Gandhi launches 'SHe-box' portal for Sexual Harassment complaints

He added that Women and Child Development Ministry will follow each complaint at every stage. The draft policy also recommends promoting women drivers for school buses, a move that is not only likely to generate employment opportunities for women but also expected to curb sexual crimes against school students.

United States allows fast processing again for some H-1B visa applications

President Donald Trump, in his election campaign, promised to put a curb on immigrants claiming that they were taking jobs from American citizens. The H-1B program, which allows skilled foreign workers to work in specialty occupations, is popular with information technology and tech companies.

US Special Envoy Blames Russia For "Hot War" In Ukraine

On a visit to the Ukrainian-held town of Kramatorsk, 690 km (430 miles) southeast of Kiev, Volker said he would prepare a set of recommendations on how Washington can better engage with the peace process. The separatists last week proclaimed a new state that aspires to include not only the areas in eastern Ukraine that they now control but territory beyond that.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) Position Held by Murphy Capital Management Inc

Pacad Investment Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of Stanley Black & Decker during the fourth quarter worth approximately $103,000. The business's revenue was up 10.1% compared to the same quarter previous year. The ex-dividend date will be Monday June 5th, 2017. Another trade for 412 shares valued at $51,500 was sold by VOELKER JOSEPH R. Another trade for 2,200 shares valued at $283,932 was made by Ansell Jeffrey D on Wednesday, March 1.

Seven civilians killed by vehicle bomb in North Sinai

The army on Tuesday confirmed that seven civilians, including two young children, were killed by a vehicle bomb that exploded at a security checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula on Monday. Hundreds of police and army personnel were killed since then. "The explosion was large, with about 100 kilograms of explosives", - stated in the message.

At least 10 civilians killed in Syrian regime air strikes

Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi told a news conference Monday that Russian Federation set up two checkpoints and four monitoring posts in one of the zones, in the area known as eastern Ghouta . Rudskoy said hostile activities in Syria have also decreased by a third in the first three weeks of July compared to the same period a month before.

White House will support sanctions against Russia: Sanders

Now, after weeks of negotiations - during which North Korea sanctions were added to the legislation - bipartisan lawmakers in the House and Senate have come to an agreement. With the sanctions legislation, Congress is seeking to punish Russian Federation not only for its meddling last fall in the USA election, but also for its 2014 annexation of Crimea, a peninsula belonging to Ukraine .

Samantha Bee Hurls Onslaught Of Insults At Trump's Voter Fraud Committee

The commission also includes attorney Hans von Spakovsky, a former Federal Election Commission member who has consistently fought for more regulations, and Cincinnati Mayor Ken Blackwell, who accidentally posted OH voters' Social Security numbers on the secretary of state's website.

Officials Search for Armed Man in National Forest in NC

When they tried to pull Stroupe over deputies say he stole a mountain bike from someone and took off in the woods. An area of the forest extending between Asheville and the SC border was closed Sunday.

Baby killer whale, the last to be born at SeaWorld, dies

Kyara was born to 26-year-old Takara last April but was conceived before the program's end was announced. All the animals at SeaWorld's abusement parks deserve to spend the rest of their lives in seaside sanctuaries where they'd be able to feel the sun and rain, dive deep, and raise their young, instead of floating in chemically treated water in concrete tanks.

Two months on, Eman Ahmed's mobility improves: Hospital

In a few months, she will be even better."Despite Eman's brisk progress, her weight continues to remain a mystery."There are two topics we want to keep aside for now - Eman's weight and the expenditure", said Shamsheer Vayalil, founder and managing director of VPS Healthcare that runs the Burjeel Hospital".

Trump might replace AG Sessions with NYC Mayor Giuliani

The Attorney General is not the US President's attorney, but there to represent the American people. Trump in a tweet Monday morning also asked why the "beleaguered A.G." wasn't investigating ties between Clinton and Russian Federation.

Jared Kushner's Statement To Congress About Russia, Annotated

Kushner spent more than two hours Monday appearing before Senate investigators probing Russian meddling in the 2016 election. "I did not collude, nor know of anyone else in the campaign who colluded, with any foreign government", Kushner said in a written statement issued hours before testifying behind closed doors to the Senate Intelligence Committee about his contacts with Russian Federation during the 2016 electoral campaign, Efe news reported .

At least five people injured in Swiss attack

The authorities said that they were still investigating the motivation for the attack, but that Mr. Wrousis appeared to have been targeting employees of CSS Insurance who were working in the company's office in Schaffhausen . The attack, which eyewitnesses say involved a chainsaw, took place in the northern Swiss town of Schaffhausen , near the German border. It wasn't immediately clear who or what the man's target was.

Fleeing man dies after policeman arrests him in shop

The organisers, Hackney Stand Up to Racism and Fascism, wrote on Facebook that Mr Charles' death had left them enormously concerned and angered. Scotland Yard says Rashan Charles , 20, died in the early hours of Saturday after he tried to " swallow an object " before being apprehended by police.

Gloves are off as Labour scraps over Single Market position

However, that is not the position of shadow global trade secretary Barry Gardiner, who said yesterdayit would be a "disaster" for the United Kingdom to remain in the single market, echoing the argument put forward by the party leader at the weekend.

Federal minister Matt Canavan resigns from ministry to clarify dual citizenship

Canavan said he would not resign from Parliament because he had not yet secured definitive legal advice whether the grant of Italian citizenship, without his signature, knowledge or consent, was valid under Italian law. The government will move to refer the matter for determination by the High Court when the Senate convenes next Tuesday. Canavan said he was 25 years old at the time.

Saudi-led block adds 9 entities and 9 people to terror lists

In a joint statement, nine charity entities were listed as linked to "terrorism" supported by Qatar, with three based in Yemen and six in Libya. The countries accused some of the individuals named with roles in raising funds to support Nusra Front jihadists and other militia groups in Syria, the SPA reported, while others were said to have contributed to and supported Al Qaeda.

China reportedly preps for crisis along border with North Korea

China has also moved new weaponry to the region and staged drills with special forces, airborne troops and infantry units, according to the WSJ. Y, who served as a senior official in Liaoning provincial government situated on the China-North Korea border, said , " North Korea is not opposed to inter-Korean dialogue itself".

Narrow Cape missile launch scheduled for this weekend

Missile Defense Agency director of public affairs. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system is created to intercept short- to intermediate-range ballistic missiles in their final phase of flight. THAAD incorporates "hit-to-kill" technology, where kinetic energy from the interceptor missile destroys the incoming target. In the opinion of experts, North Korea wanted to make a statement with an ICBM that it had acquired the capability to target the U.S.

All 17 Hikers Stranded by Flash Flood Rescued

Conditions were unsafe for the helicopter to retrieve them. One woman suffered minor leg injuries that did not require medical attention, officials said. The creek normally has just a trickle of water, allowing people to play in shallow pools. Eight of the hikers were rescued by the department's helicopter, which was caught on video hovering over fast-moving waters and hoisting someone out of harm's way.

Two men found guilty of polygamy in British Columbia

Justice Sheri Ann Donegan had not yet given her finding on Blackmore's co-accused, James Oler, another former leader of the sect, who also faced one count of polygamy. "For us I imagine it will be (that) this is entrenched in our faith and I would have been hugely disappointed if I would have been found not guilty of living my religion".

Trump asks if The Washington Post is an Amazon 'lobbyist weapon'

President Trump blasted The Washington Post in a series of tweets Monday night, accusing the newspaper of being a "lobbyist weapon" for Amazon. The CIA program shuttered by Trump was created to help rebels fight against Bashar al-Assad.

Renowned scientist Yash Pal dies at 90

Pal was born in 1926 in Jhang, British India, which is now part of Pakistan. His last rites are set to take place on Tuesday afternoon. In 2009, he received the Kalinga Prize, awarded by UNESCO for the popularisation of science, the Indira Gandhi Prize for Popularization of Science in 2000 and The Meghnad Saha Medal in 2006.

Texas Senate speeds through Special Session

Greg Abbott wants lawmakers to send to his desk within the next few weeks - everything from the "bathroom bill" to legislation that would outlaw local tree-regulating ordinances. Unlike versions of the bill considered during the regular session, this bill would also apply to school athletics programs, prohibiting expansion of Title IX protections locally.

Trump calls on Congress to raise defense budget

The mighty USS Gerald R Ford aircraft carrier is capable of launching 220 airstrikes a day - one every six minutes - and will pack the "biggest punch" on our oceans. Her father served on the carrier USS Monterey in the Pacific during World War II and left the Navy in 1946 as a lieutenant commander. - The ships are expected to go longer between maintenance sessions.

DTE 2017-18: Provisional Allotment List (CAP III) Announced

The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra had notified the number of vacant Seats for CAP Round-III in B.E. / B.Tech colleges. Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra has published the provisional allotment list for CAP Round 3, 2017 for admission to undergraduate engineering courses in the state.

Graswald pleads guilty in drowning death of fiancé

Weeks before the case was set to go to trial, Graswald reached an agreement with prosecutors to plead guilty to the lesser felony charge of negligent homicide, in which she admitted she should have perceived the risks of the dangers out on the water that day.

Bihar DM lands in soup over 'sell your wife for toilet' remark

A day after Bihar's Aurangabad District Magistrate (DM) Kanwal Tanuj courted controversy saying that people who can not afford a toilet, should sell their wives; Samajwadi Party (SP) on Monday condemned the incident and demanded Nitish Kumar to take strict action against the official.

Expect a flooding disaster one winter in three, Met Office warns

To get the results the Met Office used a supercomputer and took into account natural variability, as well as the global warming factor to make an accurate and informed calculation. Taking climate change into account and using a climate model based on the period 1981 to 2015, hundreds of United Kingdom winter scenarios were played out on the supercomputer.

Storm triggers power outages

Vernon and Centralia areas alone, at the height of the outages, we had over 100 resources working to restore power", Kennedy said. I first want to thank our customers for their patience as we work to restore service as safely and efficiently as possible.

Federal judge rules that deportations will be temporarily halted

The ruling gives those to which the injunction applies 90 days to get legal help. "All we are asking is for a chance to show that deportation of these particular individuals is a death sentence, and the judge's decision today allows us to do that.

Shocking footage captures road rage driver punching woman in face

The pair are stopped at a traffic light in Doyalson, New South Wales, yesterday. The footage, posted by Dwayne Pillidge , shows a man dressed in a yellow shirt and grey shorts approaching the female driver of a Ford XL-model ute who had exited her vehicle while stopped at the intersection.

Sheep Cliff Dive to Their Death Running from a Brown Bear

The Guardian is reporting that over 200 sheep hurled themselves off a steep cliff, which sits directly on the border between France and Spain . This resettling project is an effort to restore the iconic animal to the region and boost biodiversity, but despite protective efforts, around 300 sheep are killed each year from bear attacks, according to France's Office of Hunting and Wildlife.

Arab League to Discuss Situation in Jerusalem at Ministerial Meeting July 26

They largely identify with the Palestinian cause. "Noting the particular sensitivities surrounding the holy sites in Jerusalem , and the need to ensure security, the Quartet envoys call on all to demonstrate maximum restraint, refrain from provocative actions and work towards de-escalating the situation", the statement said .

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