Tuesday July 17-th, 2018

Disclosing Rafale Deal Details Will Impact Military Preparedness And Compromise National Security Disclosing Rafale Deal Details Will Impact Military Preparedness And Compromise National Security

In 2012, the then Defence Minister exercised unprecedented personal veto on laid down institutional process then underway for procurement of 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft. What was the need to buy aircrafts on "emergency basis" on April 10, 2...

North Korean team attend Winter Olympics welcome ceremony in Pyeongchang North Korean team attend Winter Olympics welcome ceremony in Pyeongchang

South Korea is said to be in consultations with the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and the USA on the issue of allowing the blacklisted North Korean people to travel south. North Korea has 22 athletes competing in the Winter Olympics but also...

Jacob Zuma's deputy expects 'speedy resolution' to power handover talks Jacob Zuma's deputy expects 'speedy resolution' to power handover talks

Ramaphosa said despite this, the work of government and parliament is continuing. Mr Zuma also met top ANC leaders on Sunday. Mr Zuma's office said in a statement that "the president has requested the postponement due to certain developments".

PM Modi split Lok Sabha into two with acrimonious attack on Congress PM Modi split Lok Sabha into two with acrimonious attack on Congress

In a speech delivered with the verve of his public rallies with similar gesticulations, he had the Congress and others on their feet, shouting slogans against him and his government for the entire duration of his two hour address. "We have to create ...

US Senate closes in on budget deal in the nick of time US Senate closes in on budget deal in the nick of time

The dollar rose on the deal, as did yields on the 10-year U.S. Treasury. It also provides nearly $90 billion in emergency supplemental appropriations for disaster relief efforts for communities crippled by hurricanes in Puerto Rico, the U.S.

Senate near two-year budget deal with higher defense spending Senate near two-year budget deal with higher defense spending

Schumer reported progress in talks to avoid a government shutdown . Republican Representative Bill Huizenga of MI said adding defence funding to the spending bill is the only way to get support from 218 Republicans to pass the House without Demo...

Trump aide resigns after abuse charges Trump aide resigns after abuse charges

The White House declined to comment on Wednesday when asked about Kelly's knowledge of the allegations against Porter. " Rob Porter is a man of true integrity and honor and I can't say enough good things about him". "I am proud to serve alongside ...

Gay figure skater reportedly refused meeting with Mike Pence Gay figure skater reportedly refused meeting with Mike Pence

As we've said before, the Vice President is supporting all the USA athletes in the Olympics and is hoping they all win medals'. "This accusation is totally false and has no basis in fact". Pyeongchang's opening ceremonies will be attended by Nort...

ICC to open preliminary probes in Philippines, Venezuela ICC to open preliminary probes in Philippines, Venezuela

Roque, however, said that the administration's war contra illegal drugs are lawful and a sovereign act, saying that the investigation would be a "waste of time and resources" for the court. The Duterte administration has disputed these numbers, cla...

Srinagar hospital attack: Four arrested for facilitating escape of militant Abu Hanzalla Srinagar hospital attack: Four arrested for facilitating escape of militant Abu Hanzalla

The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) today claimed responsibility for yesterday's attack on at the SMHS hospital here in which two policemen were killed and a Pakistani terrorist escaped from police custody. Police said that Jat was involved in three murder c...

House passes spending bill to avert government shutdown, sends to Senate House passes spending bill to avert government shutdown, sends to Senate

It would increase defense spending by $80 billion over current law in this fiscal year and $85 billion in the one that begins October 1, according to a congressional official familiar with the plan. However, not much has been mentioned about what...

Pence in Japan to boost pressure on North Korea Pence in Japan to boost pressure on North Korea

Vice President Mike Pence isn't ruling out a meeting with North Korean officials as he prepares to attend the Winter Olympics in South Korea. It's unclear whether any member of the North Korean government delegation will hold talks with USA offic...

What parts of MA will see the most ice on Wednesday? What parts of MA will see the most ice on Wednesday?

It could snow quite steadily and even moderately to heavy at times through the mid- to late-morning, especially along and north of the Interstate 78 corridor. Thursday will be quiet during the day. Friday: Light snow likely in the morning. Anoth...

No Evidence Border Patrol Agent's Death Was A Homicide No Evidence Border Patrol Agent's Death Was A Homicide

Martinez also had broken ribs and a clavicle. When colleagues discovered them, they were taken to a nearby hospital and then flown to a larger hospital in El Paso, where Mr. Our view is he was attacked", Cabrera said, "It seems to me that they don't ...

Another Status Yellow Snow-Ice warning has been issued for tonight Another Status Yellow Snow-Ice warning has been issued for tonight

Thursday night will be colder and showery conditions will extend to all areas. A Met Eireann forecaster warned: "Scattered snow showers Thursday night, accumulations of less than 3cm". It comes as temperatures tonight are set to plummet to zero...

ECJ asked to rule on Britons' EU citizenship ECJ asked to rule on Britons' EU citizenship

Carmakers Nissan, Toyota and Honda began operating in Britain from as early as the 1980s and now build almost half of Britain's 1.67 million cars, the vast majority of which are exported. However, it remains unclear what new immigration restrictions ...

The Senate's Blockbuster Spending Deal The Senate's Blockbuster Spending Deal

As part of the deal to pass the previous short-term spending bill, McConnell told Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) that the Senate would debate legislation next week. On the House Democratic side, members were displeased with the lack ...

Pence Hints At 'Toughest' Economic Sanctions Yet Against North Korea Pence Hints At 'Toughest' Economic Sanctions Yet Against North Korea

He added his hope that it becomes "a venue that leads to dialogue for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". The ministry already withdrew W27.05 million from the fund to cover the cost of taking care of North Korean officials who came to t...

Kim Jong Un's sister to make historic visit to South for Olympics Kim Jong Un's sister to make historic visit to South for Olympics

South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported Thursday that North Korean officials said they "don't have a willingness" to meet with the USA delegation, led by Pence, during the Olympics . A group of 280 North Koreans arrived in South Korea on ...

Bermuda Becomes First Country to Repeal Same-Sex Marriage Bermuda Becomes First Country to Repeal Same-Sex Marriage

A Supreme Court ruling gave gay couples in the wealthy, British overseas territory the right to marry back in May 2017. Bermuda has become the first country in the world to repeal a law allowing same-sex couples to marry. She said that after "ful...

African Migrants Speak Out Against Israeli Deportation Orders African Migrants Speak Out Against Israeli Deportation Orders

In response, Netanyahu on Wednesday evening said it was "shocking" that Alsheikh would double down on the "false and outrageous suggestion that the prime minister has sent private investigators against the police officers who are investigating him"...

Winter Storm Warning begins tonight, lasts well into Friday Winter Storm Warning begins tonight, lasts well into Friday

And that's why the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the Quad Cities. the watch covers the time from Thursday at 3 p.m. Drivers should plan on hard travel conditions, especially during the Friday morning commute. Rapidl...

Ottawa Senators' Alex Burrows suspended 10 games for kneeing Taylor Hall Ottawa Senators' Alex Burrows suspended 10 games for kneeing Taylor Hall

Ottawa Senators forward Alex Burrows has been suspended 10 games by the NHL's Department of Player Safety. The Senators went on to win the game 5-3. During the sequence, he hacked Hall with this stick, punched him in the head while standing ne...

MEA says India is disturbed by the declaration of emergency in Maldives MEA says India is disturbed by the declaration of emergency in Maldives

Nasheed requested India's help+ - specifically, military support. The remaining three judges then reversed the previous order to free Nasheed's supporters, and so they remain in jail. Political struggles are supposed to be internal affairs. Nashe...

There's another conservative memo going after the Trump dossier author There's another conservative memo going after the Trump dossier author

In the newly released memo , the pair wrote that they sent the criminal referral because there's evidence that Steele - whose opposition research was funded largely by Trump rival Hillary Clinton and the Democrats - either lied to the Federal Bu...

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